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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 24, 1927)
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H. R. Crosland
Handwriting Cannot be
Class Is Told
Flourishes and Slopes
“Handwriting,'as a rule, is anal
yzed for one of three purposes,” said
Dr. Harold R. Crosland, associate
professor of psychology, before Dean
Hale’s law class Wednesday at 10
o’clock. “The first purpose, that of
determining a man’s character, has
led to negative and ‘quack’ re
sults; the second, that of measuring
intelligence, has not proved useful.
It is the third use, that of deter
mining the genuineness of a signa
ture, and in case of fraud discover
ing the guilty person, that interests
There are several ways of detect
ing forgery, says Dr. Crosland, who
now has students working to test
the coneeptional bases on which
handwriting analysis rests to ascer
tain if such bases are acceptable
and reliable. He possesses live small
micromctric plates which aid in
measuring the constancy of the
concluded. “We use the same ster
eoscopic microscope, and our plates
are just as finely graduated. The
main difficulty is that it involves
the human vision which varies so
between individuals. Of course, it
is necessary that the material an
alyzed not be fraudulent. There is
always possibility for fraud in the
transplanting of signatures, chang
ing of documents, and the develop
ing of the wrong negatives.1’
Delinquents to Appear
Before Oregon Knights
The sophomore vigilance commit
tee is ready with its second “sum
mons for appearance” to be in ses
sion with all sophomore Oregon
Knights tonight at 7:00 sharp in
room 1, Administration building.
“Owing to tile large number of
offenders,” Roy Herndon, chairman
of the committee, reports, “some
are being held over until next time.
But it is anticipated that there will
be fewer from now on as second of
fenders will be dealt with much
more severely. ’1
Those who do not appear will be
looked up by the committee.
The committee is working under
the Oregon Knights, who are respon
sible for the turning in of names of
the offenders and by way of
explanation, it may be added that
the purpose to to inspire the
will to live up to the traditions. It
is not carried on in such a solemn
manner as was the case with the
first freshman courts, but rather in.
a spirit ,of good will.
Fred West is in charge of to
height ancl the width of letters.
The constancy in relation between
height and width is considered very
important since it is so difficult
to vary, in Dr. Crosland’s opinion.
The general slope on the base line,
and the angularity of the letters are
significant. Still further clues may
relate to certain characteristic flour
ishes or embellishments, to the age
of paper, to the time of signing the
name in comparison with the writ
ing of the rest of the document, and
to the pressure of the pen. The
value of the pressure of the pen can
be seen in cases of traced signatures.
Ink is likely to be the heaviest at
the bottom of letters in the original.
In traced copies the ink tends to
collect at the top or to be more un
evenly distributed, and is apt to
show uncertainty in outline.
Constant repetition from child
hood gives handwriting certain char
acteristics of which a person is not
conscious and which arc beyond
voluntary control, continued the
speaker. Even if a criminal were
conscious of his penmanship he
would find it almost impossible to
supervise all points at once; some
characteristic would be more than
apt to be overlooked. These psy
chological facts explain the difficul
ties of disguising handwriting.
The second problem, that of deter
mining the person guilty of the
forgery, is much more difficult and
often requires long investigations.
“These methods appear to be as
accurate as many of those used in
chemistry or biology,” Dr. Crosland
The following please report:
Bill Shafers, no lid; Marshall
Shields, no lid; Day Foster, no
lid; Otto Cahill, no lid; Warren
Linker, no lid; Alen Kashuba, no
lid; Wesley Brandhorst, no lid;
Chuck Williams, no lid; Walt
Clancey, no lid; George Buttke,
no lid; Fred Eismann, no lid;
Don Gengern, no lid; William
Johnson, cocky to upperclassmen;
Jennings Mather, vjjry cocky;
Jack Coolidge, no lid; John Ed
wards, no lid; Bill Barry, no lid;
Richard Schroeder, no lid; Oliver
Hill, no lid.
Order of the “ 0 ” men to as
Frank Riggs, John Warren.
Dinner for College Students
18th and Agate
50c per plate
Your Neighbor’s Silverware
When you can buy your own at Hoffman’s so
cheaply and on the Budget Plan.
Men! When you see these
fine quality shirts with
the popular soft collar you
will agree with us. that
ONE DALLAR is enough
Fine quality Madras, Per
cales. See these new pat
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AnAmazins Samuel to 'THE LONE WOLF*
Cornedy — Fables
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(Continued from page one)
took time out, and spent an exeit
ing minute threshing out a defense.
Westergren tallied a sensational
basket with one hand while going
away from the net, and Oregon
pressed baek into the lead, 5 to 4.
The teams were fighting furiously
and the crowd was howling mad.
Webfoots Run Up Lead
Ridings dribbled the length of
the floor, passed to Gunther, and
then' received Jerry’s return for an
other sensational score. The play
. was terrifically fast. Ridings re
peated the expipit but his goal was
nullified when he ivas called for
! too many steps. Savory grabbed
Okerberg’s arm, but Okey missed
the foul try. Milligan converted
two fouls after being fouled by
ilartung. Okerberg dribbled through
two Aggies, and ran the count to
11 to 4, but then blocked Burr who
was given a free try which he con
verted. Westergren scored on an
out-of-bounds play, taking the spher
oid from Gunther. Gunther took a
short pass from Okerberg and scored
from under the hemp.
Okerberg picked up a digit when
Savory pushed him, but Graap tossed
from the free line when Gunther
sinned. Okerberg failed to convert
Patterson’s foul. Jack Savory, Ag
gie center, netted from mid-floor
just as the half ended, leaving the
score 16 to 8 for the Webfoots.
Savory pushed Okerberg to start
the second half, and Okey convert
ed for a. point. Ridings aimed care
fully and scored from outside the
foul line. Okerberg tallied, making
the count 21 to 8, and then the fire
works began. Savory counted twice
when Okerberg held him, and Graap
bumped in Savory’s missed try from
the free line on another foul by
Burr slipped under Ridings’ guard
ing and goaled. Burr snared a one- '
hander while going away from the
net. Burr made another sensation
al backhander while going out of !
bounds at the side line. The Aggie '
star was performing his one-handed I
shots with ease, being practically
unguardable. Bon Hartung, Aggie
forward, made yet another one
lianded push shot and the Orange
men crept to within a point of the
bewildered sons of Oregon, who took
time out and talked things over.
Oregon Loses Lead
Bill Burr again twinkled after
the respite and armed another one
hander through the hoop to send
the Aggies bouncing ahead. The
play was dynamic, both teams fight
ing desperately. Westergren caged
a short shot, after Okerberg
and Gunther each had missed, to
put the Webfoots back in the lead.
Oregon’s doughty Swede was be
ginning to scintillate, and to offset
Burr’s shining. Hartung missed a
cripple, and Graap missed three long
tries before Savory goaled the ball,
and wiped away the Oregon lead.
Referee Mulligan took time out ns
the teams were almost exhausted,
especially the Aggies, who had tal
lied 16 points in their upward rush
! while the Webfoots were making
Westergren again leaped into the
limelight with a long shot from the
side court. O. A. C. seemed to wilt
j at this juncture, and the Webfoots
| went on a scoring rampage which
! erased the Orange hope for victory
| and gave them their fifth defeat
in the last six starts. Westergren’s
goal had put Oregon back in the
lead, but Ridings added to the tu
mult by cashing in a follow-in on
| his own shot. The Aggies took
time out, Savory and Graap lying
inert on the floor. The Aggies had
made their bid for glory but
couldn’t stand the terrific pace
| they had set, which was a wide de
! parture from their usual slow and
! painstaking tactics which evolve
J around their percentage basketball.
Milligan scored after a scuffle
LOST—A part of a silver trombone
lyre between Sigma Xu house and
McArthur court. Return to Emer
ald office. f24
COACHING in French. Phone 2437R
• for further information. Mrs. R.
Of What Do They Talk?
“There are more things in
Heaven and earth than are
dreamed of in thy philosophy.”
As you advance through col
lege you discover some of
these new things every day.
And one place where you find
them is at the Anchorage. *
If you drop in there with a
group of friends you will find *■
that the homey atmosphere brings a soothing feel
ing and a desire to talk. There will be many a tale
to tell, many a comment to make and each story will
draw out another.
You will be surprised to find how many things Uni
versity people have done and how far they have
travelled. And you hear of all these experiences if
you are a frequent visitor at the Anchorage.
Does your motor miss and spit once in a while with
out any apparent reason? If it does the quicker you
discover that your ignition system needs adjusting
the less you will be out for repair bills.
Drive in today.
9th and Olive
It is now time to start planning the spring dances
your house is going to give. You will want to hold
them in the best surroundings possible- It is none
too early to book your reservations.
under the Oregon basket, and drib
bled in a few moments later to run
the count to 31 to 24. Hub Math
ews substituted for Prank Patter
son for O. A. C. Okerberg caught
a low pass from Westergren, and
tallied, and followed with a conver
sion of Hartung’s foul for too close
guarding to give the Webfoots a
ten-point, lead. Mathews converted
a foul by Ridings just as the game
ended, leaving the score 34 to 25,
and the crowd shaking from the in
When the plutarchs
AT THE night sessions, when class philosophers
vie with class Merry Andrews in deciding the
heavy problems of the world—or burlesquing
them — notice the royal guest, Prince Albert.
Chiming in with the spirit of the occasion. Fill
ing the air with the finest tobacco-aroma ever.
Do you smoke Prince Albert? It will bring
you more pleasure and satisfaction than you
ever thought a pipe could give. The instant
you throw back the hinged lid and release that
wonderful P. A. fragrance, you suspect you are
in for some grand smoke-sessions.
The very first pipe-load confirms your sus
picions. Cool as a gate-tender. Sweet as the
week-end reprieve. Mild as the coffee in Com
mons—mild, yet with a full body that satisfies
your smoke-taste completely. Get yourself a
tidy red tin this very day,
—no other tobacco is like it!
© 1927, R. J. Refolds Tobacco
Company, Winston-Salem, N. C.
P. A. is sold everywhere in
tidy red tins, pound and half
pound tin humidors, and
pound crystal-glass humidors
with sponge-ntoistencr top.
And always with every bit
of bite and parch removed by
the Prince Albert process.
Silver Calf—embossed with a deli
cate design of blossoms, low heels.
At i/2 Price, $2.75 the Pair
A Silver Brocade in the stylish
D’Arcy pump pattern—medium heel.
At t/2 Price, $4.00 the Pair
Dignified and in good taste, Bro
caded cloth of silver with higher
French heel and strap.
At y2 Price, $4.50 the Pair
Evening slippers made for a
world of flashing lights and
Equisitely fashioned slippers
in glowing brocaded silver
Slippers with the magic power
of helping to make the
Dance the happiest of your
AH specially priced at y2 the regular
selling- price. Our aim to sell out all
styles completely is an opportunity for
On Display At
Graham’s Shoe Store