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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 5, 1952)
Electronics Into Ditches
PARKERSBURG, W. Vu. (U.R)
Electronics is aiding the city water
department and throwing ditrh
diggers out of potential John. The
department 1h using a "pipe lo
cator" device to trace line* and
valves located as deep as 12 feet
underground. It saves costly dig
Iowa contains 25 per cent of all
the grade A soil in the United
Dixon to Lead Seminar
The second of three annual Joint
seminars between the departmenta
ol mathematics at the Unlverjilly
and Oregon State college will be
held here Tuemlay. W. J. Dixon,
associate profesnor of mathematics
at the University, will discuss "A
Problem In Serial Correlation.”
Indiana contains 8,000 indus
tries, 200 coal mines, and ranks
10th in U. S. farm income.
Murray Student to Lead
SU Dance Lessons
Dance lessons, sponsored by the
Students Union recreation commit
tee, will be given in the Dad’s
Lounge of the Student Union to
day at 7 p.m. Bill Owen, a former
Arthur Murray student, will be
the instructor for the lessons.
A dance contest will be held Feb.
12 and 19 in the Student Union.
Army Will Call ROTC Reserves
ROTC students commissioned
into the US army reserve during
spring and summer of 1952, who
are being deferred by ROTC defer
ment agreements, will be called to
active service between June and
September, the army has an
This information was released in
an urmed forces reserve news bul
letin which stated that the army
was making its plans known early
to give military students uit maxi
mum amount of advance notice.
Veterans who served less than
two years active duty between Dec.
7, 1941 and Sept. 2. 194ft will also
be ordered to active duty upon
commissioning, the bulletin stated.
It is not currently planned, how
ever, to take veterans receiving
commissions with more than two
years service during the period
I • * J
When accident taps a worker on the shoulder and calls "Time Out,” it may be for 4
day, a week, a month—or forever!
Every year time runs out for some 16,000 workers, killed in action on their jobs.
80,000 are so severely injured that they may never work again. Two million are injured
in greater or lesser degree. The cost to workers and industry—$4,500,000,000 annually.
Over eighteen and a half million dollars every working day.
}Vhen you’re inclined to be a bit careless, a little too tired to be cautious, remember,
every 32 minutes some worker gets "tapped for life,” every 16 seconds one is injured,
temporarily or permanently. Know your job, be alert while on it. Vehicle accidents are
the No. 1 killers and cause most permanent disabilities. Machinery is the principal source
for partially disabling injuries, while the handling of objects knocks out more workers
temporarily. Falls are occurring continuously, in all kinds of work, and cause anything
from a slight injury to death.
So watch yourself at work. Think safely—use your head to save your job—maybe
V re parti In co-operation with the President’s Conference on
Industrial Safety end contributed in the public interest by