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Photostat Reproduces Books
And Documents At Library]

two newspapers-the Kentucky Gaz- of
ette published in Lexington, Ky., from 'm,
1787 to 1800, and the -Detroit Gazette, out
the first newspaper published in th<
state of Michigan, from 1817 to 1830. 1A
These have been done for historical adv
students and subscribers.

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By John Mitchell
NY MARRIAGES by Sherwood An- might hesitate before praising it as1
derson even a mediocre work. It seems to
t seems to me, that there is a con- lack the fulsomeness, the broad treat-
erable lack of candor in the aug- ment of the valuable novel. In fact,,
view of life maintained by some the writer has given us the materials4
our leading novelists. Take, for from which a novel might have beenI
mple, the spectacle of Mr. Ander- constructed, but has forgotten to give
working day and night for. months us the novel itself. It is bare real-
succession in order to produce such ism, to which has been added the a-I
york as his latest opus, "Many forementioned flavor of irony. The
Triages". Here we see a gentle- writer has, I believe, fallen-'into what
a well into his middle Lorties, I seems to be a common fallacy today1
.uld judge, diligently engaging him- -the presumption that a novel has
iin the task of producing litera- been written when a few simple de-
e. Now, the humor of the situa- tails have been grouped together andI
i does not lie in the fact that a placed under one title. Charcoal
Idle-aged gentleman should be oc- sketches are .not sufficient to repre-
ped with writing fiction-no, we sent the life that should be represent-
uld be tihankful to him for re- ed in a novel; light and shade, color,
ining on the job for so long-but chiaroscure, are necessary.
t Mr. Anderson should be' at his This story has to do with a young
3 so paradoxically serious. It is man by the name of Hicks who en-
isual thing to encounter among lists in the Marnie Corps at the time
y young men a certain deadly ser- of this country's entrance into the
sness of attitude, for they have war. He is a simple, unassuming
jhad sufficient experiences to see chap-the type which undoubtedly
y far beyond their owxi noses. Ap- constituted the vast majority of the
ently, Mr. Anderson is still young, ranks of our fighting forces during
there is a profundity and momen- the war. The narrative opens with
sness characterizing his endeav- Hicks in France, wondering if he is
that is appalling. When critics ever going to see any action. Shortly
I greet a work with sizh phrases after that his regiment departs for
"It is sincere," "This work bears the front and from that time to the
imprint of a mind that is serious," end of the 'tale, there is much lively
is a work that should be studied action. The story, which tends to
h due regard for the profound in- become monotonous in places ,is vivi-
t of the writer," et certera-I sus- fled by pungently ironical passages,
t there is a flaw somewhere. illustrating the incompetency of many
of the officers, the double-barrelled
ROUGH THE WHEAT by Thomas generosity of, the Y. M. C. A. and the
Boyd complacency of the common soldier
lowever, this review does not as- under trench conditions. One delight-
e to discuss Mr.' Anderson's well- fully ironic touch is where one of
>wn volume, but rather is intended the protaganists is reading a letter
illuminate certain points found in from his sweetheart in the United
omas Boyd's first novel "Through States. While this dirty, buck priv-
Wheat". (Scribeners; $1.75) It ate is sitting in the mud" smoking the
;he first novel about the great war stubs of cigareetes thrown away by
which I find exhibited that sane some more lucky individual, he has to
ironic attitude which the novel- read a highly romantic description of
must maintain toward life if he the things that she is doing on her
going to truthfully portray it. I side of the water to further the cause
e in mind another record written of the "great war for ,democracy".
:he war-"'Three Soldiers", by John Mr. Boyd is only twenty-five years
s Passos-which, in spite of some of age. From one so young, it is a
ly lyrical passages, misses being a mystery that h~e has so well caught
at work through totally disregard-1 the spirit of life. One can easily for-
the fact that if one is to be co- give him the fault of being a trifle
ent in his story about life, he must' crude, when one considers what may
broach it with the attitude that it be expected- to come in the future
a gigantic comedy, an ironic spec- from this writer. If he can keep clear

Reproduction of documents and
leaves missing from books is effected
at the General library with precision
and economy, by the photostat meth-
od, according to Librarian W. W. Bis-
hop.
A photostat is produced by a photo
developing machine which copies by'
means of a camera, any object in black
or white. It will not photograph col-
ors. To secure a photostat of a chart
or page, first a negative is taken on
a film which changes it to white let-
ters on a black background. ThenI
that is again photographed in order to
make the letters black on a white!
background, just as the original was'
"You can reproduce a short article
'for less than the cost of transporta-
tion both ways," said Mr. Bi'shop. "It
is also a tremendous ttime-saving
method. But the best points about!
photosta'ting is that you can have a
copy without revision and, that you'
can keep your copy."
If a card list is to be reproduced,.
by placing them in such a position
that only the data to be copied re-'

mains in sight, a great many cards
can be duplicated on a single page.
A photostat cannot make a mistake
and no revision is necessary, nor
can one "doctor" a photostat as with
a p otograph plate, to produce false
results.
A photostat of the originMal copy can
be eitJer reduced or enlarged to any
size desired, the largest being 18x22
inches. "Suppose you' have a very
rare books that lacks the title page
and pcrhaps one or two others," said
Mr. Bishop, "we can supply these
from a photostat of another copy from
the iibrary and you can have the book
rebou'nd and it will then be complete."
This, the University is ,doing now for
other libraries. One particular enter-
prise the University has undertaken
is the rep'roduction of more than 100
books, in .ten copies each. These are
all books of which only one printed
copy is known to eist. The Clements
library here is one of ten libraries re-
ceiving a share of this enterprise.
The University has rendered by
means of the photostat, complete file of

tside of the University.
A very direct and cheap f
vertising-classifieds.
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"Commercial photostating is done in
the large cities at fairly high rates,"
explained Mr. Bishop, "but the Uni-
versity does the work at cost. The
charges are 25 cents for an ordinary
page and 50 cents for a page the
size of a newspaper. This is what it
costs the University to do the work.
Mrs. Alvina M. Woodford is the photo-
stat operator but applications for
photostating must Lz obtained through
Mr. Bishop's office. A large amount
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Today-
"JUST LIKE A WOMAN '
With Marguerite DeLa Motte,
Ralph Graves andl Geo. Fawcett,
Stan Laurelin "PICK AND SHOVEL"
Sun.Thru Wed.-
Barbara LaMarr, David Butler
an(d zast Pitts in
"POQR MEN'S WIVES''"
Charlie Murray141
, TE PILL POUNDER"

Today-
Elaine Hammerstein in
"THE WOMAN GAME"
"A HOWLING SUCCESS,"'Century Con
Sun. Thru Tues.-
Nazimova in Ibsen's i
"A DOLL'S HOUSE "
Bull Montana in "A PUNCTURED P
Wed. - Thurs. -
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to which one must not attach .
great impoxatance. It is because'
Boyd seems to catch the spirit
is attitude that I believe his book
be significant.
twithstanding the intelligence
writer has shown in telling his
- in this fashion, he has not writ-
i remarkable novel. Indeed, one:
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ay, charged.

of schools, creeds and other pit-falls
1e has an enviable future.
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Majestic-Emerson Hough's "The
Man Next Door."
Orpheum- Elaine Hammerstein
in "The Woman Game;" com-
edy, "A Howling Success."

Engineering Sells, Too

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FOR RENT
RENT-Three rooms in Nickels'
rade. See O..D. Morrill, 17 Nick-
s' Arcade. 24-c-2
1 RENT- Furnished roomns for
ght houseekeping. 710 West Lib-
ty. Phone 930-J. 25-c
FOR SALE
SALE-$75' Victrola at $35 with
e valuable records. Call Ching,
75-R between 2 and.4. 25-p
z SALt-Chevrolet Roadster, good
udent car in A-I condition, cheap.
all Watt, 727. 24-c-2
TYPEWRITERS
est models, high grade machines,
nted and sold Hamilton Busi-
ess College, phone 342-R. State
id William Sts. 10c-21
TYPEWRITERS
ewriters of standard makes'
ught, sold, rented, exchanged,
eaned and repaired.
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Wuerth - Marguerite
Motte in "Just Like a
"Pick and Shovel."

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Woman;"

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Stage-This Week

A whole lot of the make-believe has been
eliminated from selling operations in the
past ten year's. The old idea that sales-
me'n were born to the sample-ease, that
they carried some sort of a special diplo-
ma from the University of Pooh, has had
to break camp, along with the other
exploded theory which insisted that a
salesman must be a "good fellow", a-man
of strange habits, tremendous stories,
and unquestioned' qualities both as a
mixer, and as an assimilator.
Now we believe-nay, we know-
that, the best salesman is the man who
knows most about his goods, and can
talk most interestingly about them.
This being the proven case, it i6n't so
queer thatengineering should find a real
and effective application in the selling

field, especially if the merchandise iar-
keted is an engineering pioduct that is,
bought and operated by engineers.
Every engineer who now engages in
the sale and distribution of Westinghouse
products feels that 'he vis doing work
worthy of his training-for he is carrying
Service and Sincerity to Industry, and
to mankind! He is out where the fighting
is often the fiercest, and he is putting up
a battle for the things that he believes
are right. And a man can't expect, nor
ask, a bigger chance than that!
Sixty percent, approximately, of the
engineering graduates who come to
Westinghouse find their way eventu-
ally into some phase of selling. And
-we are prod to have them there-and
they are 'glad to be there!

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Garrick (Detroit) - The Bon-
stelle company in "Lawful
Larceny."

No Lectures
No Written Work
At Babson Instit'ute they make a
business of teaching busines to
college' trained' men who wish to
fill positions of responsibility. and
and trust without spending years at
routine work.
Standard office equipment through.
out. No cuasses or lectures, but a
business scl;ule of work from 8:30
to 5:00 o'clock, including daily con-
ferences directed by men with years
of business experience, and discus-,
sions with active factory and office
executives at their plants. This re-
movesthe instruction from the hypo-
thetical stage and helps the student
to look at things in the same light as
a man actually engaged in business.
Babson Institute, an educational in-
stitution endowed for the purpose of
fitting men for executive responsi-
bilities, invites you to send for the
booklet, "Training for Business
Leadership." Write today.
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