Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 17, 1938, Page Eight, Image 8

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    New Machine in Library
Shows Film of Books
Movie fans and book-lovers will meet on common ground in the
use of a singular machine called an “optigraph,” now available in the
new University library.
The machine is a contrivance in which micro-films of the pages
of a book are reflected with the aid of a magnifying mirror onto a
screen. The reproduced pages may be regulated to varying degrees
of magnification.
The new library service makes it possible to file copies of bulky
Winners Picked in
Men's Sing Contest
Winners in the first round of
the annual interhouse sing con
test sponsored by Phi Mu Alpha,
men’s music honorary, were an
nounced recently. The top four
among the men’s living organiza
tions participating in the compe
.tition are: Delta Tau Delta, Theta
Chi, Sigma Chi, and Sigma Alpha
An informal assembly v/ill be
held early next week to decide
what men’s living organization
will win the beautiful cup given
by the music society. Each group
will sing an Oregon song.
The one which is picked from
these four as being the best sing
ers on the campus will be present
ed a beautiful loving cup to hold
for a year. The cup, which was
won last year by Alpha hall, is
now on display in the window of
the University Co-op store.
Judges of the first round of the
contest were: Donald E. Hargis,
instructor in speech; Bill McGin
nis, Bert Chamberlain, and Robert
G. Vosper. The contest was man
aged by Harold Faunt.
A majority of Swarthmore col
lege students favor collective ac
tion by the .S. to maintain peace.
no uiiva iiu »▼ r M *******
mum of space—for example, a
month’s issue of the New York
Times may be filmed and pre
served in a single roll of negative.
Relative cost of film-books is
very little more than the average
book, and in this way libraries
may obtain photo-static copies of
rare volumes otherwise unattain
Scientific and scholarly material
which might be unprofitable to
print may be pictured from the
typewritten manuscripts, thus be
ing preserved for professional use
without excessive cost.
According to Willis Warren, ex
ecutive assistant of the University
of Oregon library, a book in the li
brary of the University of Michi
gan, New York City public library,
or the library of congress may be
made at a cost of only 2\i cents
a page.
Interview Will Give
Prexy's ASUO Plans
First of the interviews of cam
pus personalities this week on the
Emerald reporter program will
bring Harry Weston, recently
elected student body president, to
the mike over KORE at 10:30.
Weston will be questioned by
Commentator Dolph Janes con
cerning his plans for the future
ASUO. Barney Hall, former presi
dent, was interviewed recently.
Flying Quintet Poised For Flight to Poland
Poised at Los Angeles, these five Polish flyers plan to take off within a few days on a 16,500-mile
flight to Warsaw, Poland, via South America. Their route will take them to Mexico City, Cristobal,
Peru, Chile, Argentina, Dakar, Africa, and thence non-stop to Warsaw.
Two Oregon Men
May Be Selected
To loin Expedition
Opportunities for two University
of Oregon men to be members of a
scientific exploration expedition to
the Navajo country in Arizona in
June, was provided in the an
nouncement that applications for
positions on the staff would be ac
cepted by Dr. C. D. Winning of the
Eplorers’ club, New York City.
Applicants to be chosen on the
basis of special training, aptitude
for pioneering experience, and oth
er qualifications which fit them for
assisting in the work of the expedi
tion, according to Dr. Winning,
who will head the group of scien
Members of the expedition will
convene in Arizona the latter part
of June to make maps.of the terri
tory and to study the archaeology,
goelogy, and ethnology of the re
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Knox Monday morn
ing at the Sacred Heart hospital.
Mrs. Knox formerly taught danc
ing in the women’s physical educa
tion department of the university.
Phi Beta will hold a meeting in
alumni room of Gerlinger hall at
7 o’clock today. All members and
pledges must be present. Mrs.
Stein will play the piano.
“Chesterfield’s my brand
because they give me more
pleasure than any cigarette
I ever smoked—bar none ”
More smokers every day
find a new brand of smoking
pleasure in Chesterfield’s refresh
ing mildness and better taste.
It’s because Chesterfields are
made of mild ripe tobaccos and
pure cigarette paper—the finest
ingredients a cigarette can have.
Copyright 1958, Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co,