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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 2, 1928)
Many Boys Are
Taught To Swim
National Swim Week Will
End in Exhibition
Two-liundred-sixty-fivo boys and
seventeen business men -were given
swimming and life saving instruc
tion both on Monday and Tuesday,
at the men’s gymnasium pool, as
part of the National Swim Week
schedule. Classes will bo continued
until Friday evening when the cam
paign will end with swimming, div
ing, and life saving exhibition.
Thirty students from the physical
education department are acting as
instructors; some at the local Y. M.
C. A., which is also giving lessons,'
and the rest at the University.
In the afternoon students are'
grouped according to their grades
in school, each claos getting a half
hour of instruction. The grades are
from the fifth to high school, inclu
sive. Ninety per cent of the younger
boys are unable to swim, Earl Wid
mer, who is in charge of the move
Of the business men, who meet in
the evening, about one half can
swim. Boy Scouts, Pioneers, High
y club members, and high school
students who regularly swim at the
University pool, alsrj have instruc
tion in the evening.
The demonstration will be held
Friday evening, in the Woman’s
building pool. There will be exhibi
tion of swimming and life saving
stunts, and Donald Neer and La
ment Stone are scheduled for fancy
diving. Amos Burg, who is well
known for his canoeing adventures,
will show 1000 feet of film, which
he has taken of rapids and scenery
along the Columbia river. Widmer
especially urges townspeople to at
tend this exhibition.
Students instructing in swimming
are: John Abcle, Gilbert Sprague,
Frances Sullivan, William Jost,
Wale Rutherford, Arleigh Reed,
Sylvester Wingard, Bert Miglioretto,
Cordis Barber,- Thomas Weems,
Lloyc McGee, Austin Colbert, Frank
Smith, Bert Kerns,, Marion Hall,
Jerome Lillie, Lowell Mobley, Har
old Harden, Henry Patton and Bob
Students instructing in life saving
are: Herman Gavver (chief), Jim
Sharp, Charles Silverman, Chet
Floyd, John Allen, Ralph Millsap,
Pete Slauson, Donald Neer, Lament
Stone and Blair Alderman.
Active Out in State
Elmer L. Shirrell, dean of men,
ami F. L. Stetson, director of the
summer session, were in Bend on
Monday, April 30, to attend the vo
cational guidance conference.
Earl M. Pallett, registrar, is visit
ing the high schools of Sherman,
Deschutes, and Crook counties this
Dr. II. A. Taylor, professor of
psychology, will speak before the !
local teachers’ institute at Gardiner
on Saturday, May !5.
Military Group i
Six Associate and Eight
Six associate members and eight
alumni members have been elected
by the newly formed chapter of
Scabbard and Blade, national mili
tary honorary on the campus, Mark
Taylor, first lieutenant and acting
captain of the chapter, announces.
The associate members are Presi
dent Arnold Bennett Hall, Colonel
William S. Sinclair, Captain E. M.
Moore, Dean Elmer L. Shirrell, Pro
fessor Carlton Spencer and l)r. W.
E. Milne. Dean Shirrell has an im
posing A. E. E. record and Spencer
mid Milne have commissions in the
corps reserve. Lieutenant George
E. Herbert and Captain .Clarence
Bragg were elected associate mem
bers of the organization at the lat
ter’s first meeting.
The alumni members, who arc
students now on the campus gradu
ated from the military department,
arc Joseph Price, Harlow Weinrick,
Loland Shaw, Kenneth Wadleigh,
Bert Kerns, Marion Anderson, Allen
Christensan and Carl Williams.
The associate members will be
initiated in about one week, when
the next meeting will be held. The
alumni members will bo initiated
with the pledges some time in the
latter part of May. One honorary
member was elected at the same
meeting but sanction of the national
headquarters of Scabbard and Blade
will be obtained before announce
ment of the name is made.
William Rutherford, captain of
the chapter, is now attending the
nationals convention of the repre
sentatives in the East. He expects
to be back on the campus May (i.
It’s Time Your Car Is
Ready To Go
When you need parts for your car—
Remember, we have them.
C. & L. Batteries ant! Tires
C & L Farts Store, Inc.
Tenth and Oak
“where savings are greatest
Is Almost Here
"All my life I’ve wanted an umbrella with a nice
handle,” sighed a little grayhaired woman recently,
"but somehow I never seemed to get around to
spending money on myself.”
How well this little incident symbolizes the wist
ful yearnings after “nice things,” the stifled per
sonal vanities that the Mothers of the World tuck
away in the bottommost corners of their hearts.
Our store is crammed from top to bottom with
things to please Mother, from the most sensible of
household wares to a frivolous boutonniere. It
will really be a pleasure to help you with your gift
problem. Won’t you pay us a call?
Positions Now Open
Applications for the managership
of the Oregon Daily Emerald and
the Oregano, student year book,
were declared open for consideration
yesterday by Herbert Socolofsky,
chairman of the publications com
Aspirants to either of these pub
lications managerial positions were
warned by Mr. Socolofsky against
delay in handing in their records of
HAIR CUT 35c MARCEL 75c
City Barber Shop & Beauty Parlor
Odd Fellows Bldg.
LOST—Gold earring. Return to Old
Library reference desk.
LIBERAL REWARD for return of
black leather note book containing
valuable notes. Book must be in
tact. Last seen in men’s gym
nasium. Joe Rice, call 1055J.
fjualifications and their applications.
They must be filed by noon Monday,
May 7, at the graduate manager’s
comprise our crew.
They bake the best
breads and rolls in the
Your Favorite Can Cleaned for 35c
Offices—831 Miner Building, East Broadway Street
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efficiency so insistent that poor or painful vision is a
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too bad! And he was going to a dance.
Get the habit of sending your laundry out weekly and
avoid such a tragedy as this.
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The new patterns and colors, the
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tans are here in models correctly
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