, Newburn Named to Executive Group Of American Council on Education University President H. K. New burn has been appointed to the executive committee of the Ameri can Council on Education. Newburn is currently studying on a grant in Europe. The appointment was made Sat urday at the 33rd annual conven tion of the council in Chicago. The executive committee consists of nine members, six of whom are ap pointed by the council—two each year—for three-year terms. Two other members are the chairman and secretary of the council, who become the chairman and secretary of the committee; the remaining member is the Unit ed States Commissioner of Educa tion, ex-officio. The ACE is a council of national “constituent” groups — including educational associations “associate members”—groups with related in terests, and “institutional” mem bers — including universities, col YMCA Secretary Jack Merner Quits To Enter Ministry Jack Merner, executive secretary for the YMCA, has resigned his po sition to enter the Congregational Church ministry. Merner, a graduate of the Uni versity of Washington and the Yale Divinity School, has been with the campus YMCA group for five years. He was ordained as a Con gregational minister April 20 in services at the First Congregation al Church of Eugene. The YMCA committee has been appointed by Winfield Atkinson, chairman of the advisory board, to survey the leadership needs of the YMCA and seek a successor to Merner. Retailing Honorary Taps 15 Initiates Twelve University students and three Oregon businessmen were tapped by Eta Mu Pi, national re tailing honorary, during the Ore gon Retail Distributors’ Institute, held here Sunday and Monday. Selected by the honorary were Richard Haake, Alan Babb, Mary Alice Baker, Thomas Lynch, Rod Smith, James Rippey, James Owens, Bill Carey, Robert Wilkins, Albert Hampton, Elizabeth Miller ri~ and Richard Schwary. Merchants named to the honor ary were Donald Farr, mayor of Coquille, Reese Dooley of Albany, past ORDI president, and Albert L. Green of Portland, ORDI adviser and manager. Elmer N. Calef of Portland was elected president of the ORDI, re placing Gene Vandeneynde of Sa lem. Other new officers were: first vice-president, W. F. McKinley of Portland: second vice-president, J. D. Swenson of Salem; third vice president, Robert Needham of Sa lem, and fourth vice-president, J. V. Owens of Klamath Falls. Re-elected treasurer was Henry. R. Burch of Eugene and named to serve again as directors for two year terms were Harold Wendel of Portland and Dooley. Music Honorary Pledges 10 Men Phi Mu Alpha Sinafonia, men's national music honorary, pledged 10 men recently. Pledged were William Woods, in structor in piano; William O’Leary and Grover Rodich, graduates in music; Donald Loftus and Richard Ramsdell, seniors in music; Paul Roake, junior in music; Leonard Jared, sophomore in music; Robert Kuykendall and Ray Walden, freshmen in music; and Edward Kenney, freshman in architecture. leges, city and private school sys tems, and like organizations. It is a clearing house for exchange of information, a liaison with the federal government, a project-ad ministration agency at the request of the defense, navy, and state de partments and a pioneer in educa tion methodology. The council operates through committees and commissions. New burn has been chairman of the Pa cific coast committee of the ACE. Van Meter Talks WILLIAM S. VAN METER William Van Meter, deputy com missioner of the Oregon bureau of labor, spoke to the campus chap ter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Tuesday night, explaining the provisions of the Fair Em ployment Practices act in Oregon. He felt that the law as it stands now in Oregon is quite good and that no changes should be made. He went on to explain the protec tion that is provided under the law. In an open discussion period that followed, he answered questions about the FEPC act and told how the commission had acted with “beligercnt” employeers who were disobeying the act. Later in the discussion period a member of the audience pointed out that most fraternities and sororities discriminate against Negroes and Orientals in the selec tion of membership and that all such students must live off campus or in the dormitories. Van Meter then stressed the import ance of an educational program for all prejudiced persons. Election Contest (Continued from f'apc one) filed the day of the elections (April 30) and according to the two, be fore they knew the election results, is as follows: “We feel that today’s elections were held contrary to provisions of (the) Consitution. Therefore, it is our duty in the interest of good government to contest these elec tions regardless of the outcome. This is not to contest the fitness of any candidate, but the organic law should be followed.” The point of contesting the elec tion is to indicate the “fallacies" of constitution in regard to the elec tion procedure, the two said. They cited the constitution provisions for the time polling booths should be open, which were said to be vio lated from two minutes to around one half hour. . to the Letter . . They called for new elections on the basis that the last ones were not held according to the constitu tion which they said in their peti tion “must be followed to the let ter by all concerned.” Francis Linklater and Fred Risser, fifth-year law students, have taken over the job of pre senting the case of the petitioners to the constitution committee, they said. Hawaiians Hold Luau on Campus; 300 Students Attend Celebration Hawaii came to the campus— with all her bright colors and strange dishes- last weekend. Over 300 Hawaiian students, from the University of California, from Washington State and from a dozen other West Coast colleges, converged on Oregon for an an nual celebration, sponsored by Hui O Kamaina, club for Hawaiian stu dents here. — Big event in the two-day gather ing was the Luau, a feast of na tive dishes eaten in island fashion which was held Saturday night in Springfield. Guests sat on mats on the floor and ate Poi, lau lau (Taro, leaves, fish and pork), chicken laua, lomi lomi salmon (raw salmon, tomato, onion and salt), coconut cakes and coconut chips with their fingers. Friday night there was a party for all the visiting Hawaiians and their guests. Following this Min turn hall serenaded women's living organizations on campus. Committee heads for the celebra tion included Jim Solidum general chairman, Orlando Mathais, Mar lire Abplanap, Terry Nagasaki, Barbara Silva, Henry Fong, Reg inald Park, Don Hanaike, Charles Oyama, Hilda Wong, Bill Crandall, Carson Moore and Yoshinobu Ter ada. Former Prime Minister of Indian State Will Address (JO Majlis, Other Students One of the most controversial and colorful figures in modern In dia will visit the campus during this weekend as a part of “India Day” and will address a meeting under the auspices of the Oregon Majlis, foreign students’ cultural group on campus. The speaker is Sir C. P. Ramas wami Yiyar, a former Prime Min ister of Travancore in South India. “India Day,” joint undertaking of the Majlis, the. Northwest Con ference on Religion in Higher Edu cation and Oregon Conference on Philosophy of Religion, will open Saturday with Sir Ramaswami’s address at the Dads' Lounge in the Student Union at 4 p.m. (DSTi. The meeting will be a continuation of the two conferences to be in progress on campus Friday and Ethics of Writing (Continued from pncie one) work available to Hollywood. When asked if one could then conclude that a writer could not be held ethically responsible for anything he writes, he replied: “It is not important for any w’riter to exist ... He is faced with a problem of communication . . . he is not a writer until his writ ing is read ... it is no sin to make money or to have readers.” “Is the object of a writer to have readers, then ?” it was asked. DeVoto answered that the num ber of readers is irrelevant, that the audience was making too much of such concepts as “responsibil ity,” that they are meaningless. ‘Writers have far less social util ity than plumbers,” he added. Loss Would Be ‘Negligible’ The author of “The Easy Chair” (in Harper’s magazine) stated that if all the writers of today were wiped off the earth, the net effect on culture and society would be “negligible”. In reply to a question concerning the compatibility of integrity and making a living in professional writers, DeVoto implied, that those two qualities are embodied in all professional writers of today— writers wrho are concerned with do ing a workmanlike job. Democrats ‘Sunk’ In his press conference Tuesday morning DeVoto said that now that Gov. Adlai Stevenson of Illinois will not be a Democratic candidate for president, the Democratic party is "sunk”. Asked about Sen. Estes Kefauver (D.-Tenn.), DeVoto said, “The party pros will take Kefauver to the cleaners.” “Anybody could beat Taft (Sen. Robert A. Taft (R.-Ohio)," he said, “and Stevenson could beat Eisen hower (Gen. Dwight D. Eisen hower).” Greater Love Hath— WALLA WALLA, Wash. (U.R)— Sheriff J. R. Cummins had to turn down a three-man delegation that offered to serve a day apiece s* that their jailed' companion's sen tence would be finished. Saturday. Sir Ramaswami will speak on “The Challenge of Com munism in Asia". Dinner Planned A dinner honoring Sir Rarnas wami is planned at 6 p.m. DST Sat urday at the Faculty club and will be open to the public. Tickets for the dinner are SI.25 and may be obtained from Wallace Balding er, associate professor of art, at the art school: William Yeomens, president of the Majlis or from members of Majlis responsible for the “India Day" program—M. S. Venkataramani, Basdeo Maharajh, or Durga Bhutani. Dinner tickets will also be available at the regis tration desk during the conference Friday and Saturday. An informal discussion on Hindu philosophy and culture will be held after the dinner Saturday evening with a presentation of Hindu music and art and Indian films. Sunday morning Sir Ramaswami will be the guest speaker at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. DST services at the Eugene Congregational Church. He will speak on “India's Religious Philosophy”. Noted Lawyer Sir Ramaswami, a noted lawyer in India, held several important assignments during the days of British rule in that country. A scholar of repute, he traveled wide ly and is well-known in political and academic circles throughout the British Commonwealth. Ramaswami ruled in the state of Travarcore and opposition to his administration from certain groups culminated in an assassination at tempt four years ago. Sir Ramas wami escaped. He retired from ac tive public life when constitutional changes were made in India. CAMPUS CALENDAR All hours Daylight time Noon l’M,YW Cabinets 111 SW Faculty Senate HOST/ Alpha Kappa Delta 113 SU Record Music Comm 3:00 AF ROTC Int 3:30 SU Bd 4:00 Pi Lambda Theta 6:30 Jr Week end Dance Comm Young Demos 7:00 AF ROTC Int APO Skull & Dagger Educ Movie Sq Dance 7:30 Br Rm Lecture CPA Ins Society AMS 8:00 Hillel 0:00 Educ Movie 313 SU 215 SU 337 SU 113 SU 313 STJ 302 SU 214 SU 215 SU 111SU 315 SU, 207 Chap Gerl Annex 201 SU 114 SU 110 SU 333 SU 334 SU 207 Chap TODAY'S STAFF Makeup Editor: Paul BIuem!c. Copy Desk: Xoreen Johnson, Phil Bettens, Jim Haycox. Night Staff Night Editor: Marge Floren. Staff: Helen Wright, Aloy-n Brown. New Hub Cups Cad. Style Hubs j FuN Chrome Hubs Full Caps With Bars *17.95 PACiFIC AUTO SUPPLY 1970 Main Springfield 57 W. 10th Eugene At We'll Give You Up To $25.@9 On You're Old Lemon of a Watch! Regardless of Make or Condition Trade In Your Old Watch On a New— Bulova — Gruen — Elgin 1-year Guarantee on all New Watches Credit— No Interest! 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