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May 11, 1924 - Image 15

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Long Radio



Columbus, O., May 10-First reports
on the Ohio-Michigan dual track meet
to reach this city today were the
event-by-event bulletinsfbroadcast
throughout the afternoon from station
WCBC, Ann Arbor.
Evanston, Ill., May 10--Northwest-
ern students here who were unable
to go to the Michigan-Northwestern
baseball gagne played in this city this
afternoon had the unusual experience
of hearing the report of the game
broadcast to them from more than 250
miles away when The Michigan Daily
sent out bulletins from Ann Arbor,
Broadcasting for more than three
and a half hours yesterday afternoon,
station WOBOC radioed a program o
athletic results engineered by The
Michigan Daily which is thought to
have broken all previous college rec-
ords for continuous transmission.
Early reports indicate that station
WCBC may also have set a new dis-
tance mark for a university radio, it
was believed last night.
Beginning at 2:30 o'clock yesterday
afternoon, The Daily furnished to
beardrs in this city and all over the
continent an almost unbroken stream
of reports on the Michigan-Ohio State
track meet going on at the 'time on
Ferry iFeld, on the Micigan-North-
western baseball game at Evanston,
Ill., and on the annual Spring games
between the sophomore and freshman
The results were "on the air" in
every case-within a -few seconds after
happening. A direct wire to Evans-
ton -brought news of the baseball
match while a similar connection with
Ferry Field carried instantaneous re-
ports of each' move in the dual track
Having swung into action not long
after midday, station WCBC, under the
direction of E. E. Dreese of the elec-
trical enginering department, did not
shut down its motors until after 6
o'clock. At a late hour last night re-
ports dpntinued to pour in from ra-
dioists 'n every part of the country
who had heard the big program sent
out by The Daily.
Alter UniverityI
Radio Quarters
Extensive changes have been effect-
ed in the radio division of the elec-
trical engineering department quart-
ers in the Engineering building.
Uind~er the new arrangenwent the
radio department will have rooms 193,
105,, 109 and 111 on the main floor of
the building, giving the division a
substantial gain over the size of their
original quarters.
Room 109 has been made the office
headquarters and will probably be
used for broadcasting purposes in
place of room 104. Wiring connec-
tions for this use have already been
established between the room and the
transmitting apparatus in rooms 103
and 105. Room 111 is being used at
present as a general laboratory. The
equipment for using the loud speak-
ing device on the top building is now
located here as well as a. radio re-
ceiving set. Room 109 was originally
the office of the Michigan Technic

campus engineering journal.
The small room previously used as
a local studio has been merged with
another and the new space will be
occupied by the hydraulic engineers,
it is believed. This work on room 104
is just being finished.
The changes have necessitated the
temporary dismantlement of portions
of the apparatus of station WCBC, al-
though reassembly in the new space
is expected within a short time.

What The Wild Waves Are Saying

Radio Points

past few monnth*s,vil0 be surprised to
find their volume growing less during
the next few weeks. The summer heat
l is Ve cause and nothing is wrong
with your set in all probability. One

Tuesday's session of the Red Apple
club, WCX Detroit, was a memorable
one for Ann Arbor. None other than
Sir Tom Lovell, poet, songwriter,
archery official and thinker, was pres-
ent at the weekly meeting and ren-
dered that old favorite of his, "The
Best of Luck to You." (The "Chief"'
read off all his titles including a few
we had never heard before.)
* * *
One of the most recent to realize
of the power of the radioed word is
Billy Sunday. While conducting a
revival in Memphis, the Reverend W.
A. Sunday delivered one of his peppy
orations, minus the gesturing, from
station WMC of that city.
"Radio is really of more benefit to
the farmer and others in the rural
districts than to the man or womanf
who lives in the city," says Prof. H.
H. Musselman, head of the engineer-
ing department of Michigan Agricul-"
tural college at East Lansing. Pro-
fessor Mussolman attributes this to
the fact that farmers cannot with such
ease get out to lectures, concerts and
similar forins of instruction and en-
tertainment as can be brought to his
door through the radio.
* * *
Getting in line with the tendency of
the time, Yale university will give a
good deal ofattention to the subject
of radio in a new '"communications"'
course announced recently.
. '* * *
The settlement of the patent in-
fringment suit between station WHN,
New York, and the American Tele-
phone and Telegraph company, has
swamped the latter company with ap-
plications for new stations. There are
said to be at least six new broad-
casters in prospect in the city of
New York alone.
"Community antennae" are a thing
to be expected in the near future. Ex-
periments in a smallnway have al-
ready been successful in Chicago, a
correspondent informs us. If you
have surveyed the roofs of flat build-
ings in that city from some such van-
tage point as the elevated railroad you
11:00 a. m.-KYW Chicago, 536 me-
ters: Church services.
5:00 p. m.-WWJ Detroit, 517 me-:
ters: Orchestra.
5:00 p. m.-WDAP Chicago, 360 me-
ters: Organ recital.
7:30 p. m.-WWJ Detroit, 517 me-
ters: Church services.
10:00 p. mn.-WE.AF New York, 492
meters: Cardinal Hayes, speak-
3:00 p. m.-WWJ Detroit, 517: Or-
4:30 p. m.--WMA.Q Chicago, 447.5:
8:00 p., m.-WOC Davenport, 484:
8:00 p. m.-WGN Chicago, 370: Mu-

will immediately realize the necessity
of some such arrangement. There are
often as many as five or six aerials
on one flat. I have counted 11, and
ben told of an edifice said to boast 34.
According to the community aerial'
idea a number of neighbors would
have lead-ins from the single big
* * *

I t ie largest broadcaistrs, iocatea in
Don't allow dust to accumulate on Pittsburgh, estimated a few days ago
condenser plates. Lint, particles of that signals between Ann Arbor and
paper, dust and similar obstructions that city might be cut in half in vel-
that are apt to fall on the plates tend tume by the time the mid-summer
to alter the capacity and to hinder twe months arrive.
best functioning of the condenser.
* * flro1tR n i~


Students and alumni united, per- When a bulb set is not in use the d Y7
haps for the first time at an alumni filament circuit should be brolen in Time Difference
banquet, when the annual affair at some place besides the rheostat, pre-
Chicago was broadcast by station ferably at the cells. Maily of the rheo- Due to the importance of getting
WMAQ, the Daily News, Friday even- stats supplied with receiving sets ar ; Irarious different time scales
ing. Though the students were not defective and are easily left apparent- straight in the minds of radioists, yes-
present in person, many of them en- ly shut off with a slight current as- l iay's issue of the Radio Digest
toyed the program almost as much, caping into the bulb. contains the following schedule (sum-
judging by reports. *i marized and adjusted for the use of
* * * Amateurs are advised to use can- amateurs in this state):
What caused the peculiar muffled tion in erecting tape aerials. This \hen it is 10 o'clock at night in
quality of the voice of Art Herske, type of antennae is highly efficient b^- Ann Arbsr (Eastern Standard time):
announcer. as he signed off a few cause of its large surface relative to . . .
nights back from station WTAM was mass, but when used in places where t is 7 o'clock Pacific time,
explained by letter which came in this a high wind may strike, it is apt toI .t is 8 o'clock Mountain, or Pa-
m .cbreak because of the great wind re- daylight saving time.
morning. It seems a neighboring ;bekbcueo h ra adr-IIt xi, 9 o'clock Central or Mountain
confectioner had sent the station a sistance offered.k t
big cake, measuring in fact 18 inches * * * i:light saving time.
in diameter and 6 in height. Appar- n r t 1') o'clock (Ann Arbor) East-
enty te szehadbee to mch or With warm weather near, radloats edrn, or Central daylight saving time.
ently the size had been too much for a re also cautioned to keep B batter'es Emo eta algtsvn ie
Art and had caused him to bite per- ra is 11 o'clock Eastern daylight sav-
h ad isey cuscerthinmytoobite per- away from the strong sun and from ing time.
haps wisely but certainly too well. particularly warm parts of, the room.' t is oclckth.ex mrnngi
We have received a number of fa- athat rn rso eoo n o'clock the next morning in
vorable comments on the article (o t tion and ultimate deadness of he bat- Engd.
last Sunday by Z. S. Bailey on paying eries. aThe puffy btbbless observed en
foil broadcasting. A new story by Mr. the surface of the sealing wax, will R o Motors Plan
Bailey is now in preparation. sooner if the batte6ryIisstxposaRIadi
***to undue heat.Io Ins tall Radio
The Ann Arbor Times News has * * *
started a weekly iadio page. It ap-}Listeners, many of them at least, Another large broadcasting statiern
pea* **Mondays. Who have just joiied th iranh sin te Will soon enter the crystal range of
Pcrystal range of

local amateurs, it was announced yes-'Local Impresario
terday in Detroit. The new plant is
being arranged by the Reo Motor Car Leads "Sing 'Fron
company of that city and installationj.
is expected to begin in the near fu- Radio Station WJ
Programs primarily of the enter- Ann Arbor radioists last night hea
tainment type are in prospect although William Wade Hinshaw, owner of t
officials are said to be seriously con- University Music house and produc
sidering the broadcasting of adver- of the recent operas "Cosi Fan Tutt
tising matter. and "The impresario" in Ann Arb
leading a national radio "sing" frc
Throat Lozenges station WJZ, New York. The brow
casting was done from Aeolian h;
ailed To W.L.A.G. 'in that city.
This is the second attempt by I
Minneapolis, May 10-Station WLAG Ilinshaw to "lead the world in son
of this city confesses itself mystified. The first trial on March 27 was clai
ed to be a marked success. Scores
Each day they come, a little red box telephone calls and telegrams flood
of throat lozenges addressed: "So- the radio station shortly after tU
pranos, Station WLAG." Simply that. "sing" and reports from New York
All efforts to learn the identity of the dicate that this first success was me
critic, or friend, as the case may be, than duplicated last night.
have failed and the singers in question
are at loss to know whether the gifts
are made in a spirit of encourage- "Jimmie the adiaker" sells anyth:
I ment or rebuke. quickly.-Adv.



r ss

cupa tion
by ourr
the habi
10:00 p.
2:35 p.
7:00 p.
8:00 p.
10:00 p.
5:00 p.
7:00 p.
8:00 p.
9:00 p.
10:15 p.

agents nave found a new oc-'
in the radio game. Judging
mail, every big station has got
it and got it bad.
m.-WLW Cincinnatii, 301 :
opular R euricg
FRIDAY,- ttr z
m.-WMAQ Chicago, 447.5
m.-IKIaj A Pittsburgh, 326: By a ranking tennis player of the West who has had five .
operetta. years experience restri ging rackets for Wright and Ditson in
m.-I(GN Chicago, 370: Mu-
c, popular and classical. Chicago.
m.-KYW Chicago, 536: Mid- =
ight revue.
m.-WBZ Springfield, 337:
m.-WCX Detroit, 517: M1\i-G
m.-WGN Chicago, 370: Mu- 2
m.-WMAQ Chicago, 447.5: 325 S. 5th Ave. Phone 2420-W
hicago theater revue.
.l-KU Chicago, 536: Late Work Called for and Delivered
Gives Recital

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-hut it applies to a week-end trip as 5urely
as it does to a whole year of travel.
Tourist Baggage Insurance protecls you from
loss on your investment in baggage that is 1o3t,
damnged or stolcn on trains, in ,the h nds of
transportation companies or in hotels.
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Consult Your Insurance Agent As You Would Your
Lavwyer or Doctor
Phone 401-M

9:45 a. m.-WWJ Detroit,
2:35 p. m.-KYW Chicago,

517: Mu-
536: Mu-

4:00 p. m.-WDAF Kansas, 411: Mu-
sical matinee.
5:04 p. m.-WWJ Detroit, 517:
Early baseball scores.
8:00 p. m.-WGN Chicago, 370: Chi-
cago Musical college program.
10:00 p. m.-WCX Detroit, 517: Red
Apple club session.
4:15 p. m.-WCX Detroit, 517: Mu-
sical with early scores.
7:30 p. m.-WTAQ Chicago, 447.5:
8:00 p. m.-KYW Chicago, 536: Mu-
8:00 p. m.-WGN Chicago, 370: Mu-
sical, popular and classical.
1:00 a. m.-WGN Chicago, 370: Pro--
gram for Donald B. MacMillan
at North Pole.
4:00 p. m.-KYW Chicago, 536: Stu-
dio program.
7:00 p. m.-WCX Detroit, 517: Mu-
8:00 p. m.-WGN Chicago, 370: Pro-
gram by Sigma Alpha Iota so-

One of the most interesting student
recitals that has occurred in New York
in the past month was that of Thomas
E. Dewey, '23, for four years artist
pupil of William Wheeler of the School
of Music, and now studying under
Percy Rector Stephens, a prominent
basso of New York, who numbers
among his pupils Reinald Werrenrath
and Paul Althouse, both of the Met-
ropolitan Opera Company. The re-
cital, as reviewed in a recent edition
of the Musical Courier, was interesting
and promised great things for the
young basso.
His first public appearance in New
York, Dewey presented a program of
German, French, Italian, and English
numbers. Beginning with Beethoven's
magnificent In Questa Tomba Obscura,
he next sang Heydn's She Never Told
Her Love, and Handel's Si tra i cappi.'
Four Schubert songs followed, An
die Musik, Der Doppelganger, Heid-
enroslein, and the famous Erlkonnig.
His big aria, the Vision Fugutive from
Massanet's Herodiade was greeted with
great applause. Dewey sang this
famous aria in his last appearance in
Ann Arbor.
The program was closed by two
short English groups, three Rachmin-
off songs, and "The Song of the Tink-
er," which was written for the singer
by Max Ewing, '23, while both were
attending school here.


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(Continued from Page Thirteen)
Carlton Griffin is the villian without
whom no good story could speed along
to a happy ending. In "Girl Shy"
Harold Lloyd introduces himself as a'
bashful country boy who is trying to
make a secret study of the opposite
sex. The spectacled comedian in this
picture gives to the public his initial
independently made Pathe comedy.
Claire Windsor and Kenneth Harlan
in "The Little Church Around the Cor-
ner" is announced for an early show-

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