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TIIIt P;')AY, DE CJIT1R f, 1927.1

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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oU~rE F J~iCJGuld Returns From Eastern Conference I SENT TO EXPLAINj
BuEu i BSN[SW~hByri Concerning South Pole Fligh AAES TN
nrnnnrO iirw narol JAPAESE TAN

POTTER-PRESENTS chases for the city of Detroit, testified
S A ES CASE ON ci1tyN taxpayers at leait 1000U a year,
RATE REDUCTIONS lIe( said the city imust, haveo a constant
stlpply of fuel for its lighting plants,
(BY A ~ciaied Press') st reel railway system and schools and

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1OR0SMALL COC[RNS
1W e~~ Il i a\Cf IN SYP"I'IAION
C)11~ ; S '1'0 lBE ASED# ON
W f l 3y'p.7py',l~EN gthi h R N atisti s i ve Itt a nufactur ers Aecess
For Comipariso With Others Of
Same Industry
Mxanufat urers all over Michigan
have just receivedl the third monthly
report onl labor turnovers in Michigan,
~mpiled and analyzed by the Bureau
of Bisiness' Research of the Univer-
sity.
Two imortant facts were uncov-
ered by the Bureau of Business Re-
search which are of utmost impor-
tance to industries all over the state.
The report states: The separationJ
rates for companies employing less
than 500 people are approximately
one half as high as the rates for com-
panies wuith ofver 500 employees. If a
comrpany is a smaller firm in an in-
dustry where large firms are the rule
t1e rates should be lower than the
average for the inustry. Also it was
reporte(d that the separation rates for
companies in small towns-unde' 30,-
000-ai'e abo t gone half as high as the
rats iiIlafg~cr centers. If a company
is located in a small town, its rates
shouldl be correspondingly low.
These figures as comiled and an-
a lyzed by t he Burau of Business Re-
sarchi are of a vital importance to
the manfactuers who can thus see
hor owhen lo usiness compares with
others in t he same industry. Separa-
I iou rates deal with the number of
111111 ho voluntarily quit, are (1is-
charged, o layed oft. These figures
plus 5thle Ihiring rates are included in
thle report.
1'1c heplot oi the month of Octob-
r a]so indicat es that Michigan's labor
(cond1i1ion 1isnot. s good as comiparel
with that W" the rest of the United
States. Alhough its hiring rate is
higher than the rate for the entire
United States, its separation rates are
much higher.
The Bureau of Business Research
collects the figures from the plants,
and these muanufacturers receive the
bulletins in exchange with all the com-
pilations and analyses. Every manu-
liifcturer i'senabled to compare his
bsites ; withI the performance of
rmiuuar' fompanes in the city, state
and country.
lrhe'< ttf!i'ptrating firms use these
(hifta to determine whet her their labor
tnrnovrs in line with the turrnover
of othlwr firm';s in their district or in-
dustry. A t~rnover rate higher than
lhe average for a compay's district
or its in dust ry is commnonly interpre-
led asa. highiofusa ifactory labor
cObTIit 10115 within the company
BYRD TO INCLUDE
OCEANIC FLIER IN
POLAR EXPEDI TION
As~ Xscatd :es)
HIARTFO , Conn., Nov. :0.-The
Tartfoixl courant will say tomorrow
that from an authoritative source it
was learned that Colonel Charles A.
Lindbeirgh)f first aviator to make a
non-stAp flight from New York to
Paris ,' will accompany Commander
Richard E. Byrd on his projected
South ole flight next year if negotia-
tions now being carried on result in
the desired agreement.
Commidr Byrd, who was leader
of the wfrst xpedition to fly over the
North Pole, and Colonel Lindbergh, it
is understood, already have ad one
conferenc'e on 1the South Pole project.
the Courant. will say.
D~aniel Guggenheim. donor of tus
$2,000,000 fund for the promotion of
aeronautics with which Colonel Lind-

berg is eoitneetc( d, is qluoted by the
(' oura ut as having said that Colonel
Lindlberghi's connect ion with the Glug-
genheim Ploundlation would in nto wax'
prevent his makling at South Pole flight
if ie desired to (10 s0.
"Ylie is perfectly, free to (10 anythinig
le wants to,'' Mr. 61"Guggeneim ius
(jtootd as hav ing said, addin'" that he
Ruewx nothing of any plan to have
Lindbergh ;join thle project ed Antarc-
tic flighit.
A 'ia;Hors who havye heard of the ne-
g itit~ls are not over-conlfidlent that1
Lindbher-gh will be a member of the
expedition when it finally sails. The
New York-to-lParis flier, they pointed
outa, is without Arctic flying experi-
enc(e, in which Byrd and Floyd Ben-
nett have proven their ability by their
.North Pole flight. Berndt Balchen,
mentioned as the third pilot for the
Antarctic trip, has done Arctic flying
withi Amtundsen.

lttiirn i ug yesterday from a confer- Professor Gould said that the p~arty
eite oiiine York withI (ommuaner would leave in September of 1928~
litebr a d li'> Byrd, of p~olaru and1 At- a ~board a ship which has not: as yet
I], f file11 w<Iiam, Prof'. ILawrence M.I
(heuld of fI liegeoogy (l epartme~nt re- I beenl chosen. They will make a 12,000
1)ort ed entiirely satJistactory results of sea journey intoa the antarctic via
Iphis visit, whlic.h concernted Byrd's Pro- Australia, entering the sea frome the
1,lctd figt, o he lot~hPoe t b eastern hemisphere. The base which
intd ode ;n I 9. Byrd is considering
200 :! p;li' tio for the position of they will establish will have to be a
geo~pn~ 01 te epedt in, neof small village built into the anta rctic
wlu l i tlb of: s ;or 4 uld's. In all ice, in wh lichi they can remain from
C rxn;nuder yrni will pick a parson- eight months to a year and a half, te
iie ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ d-l 01 from the moe than 2,000 wholeui~onwalcktyhve ih
hl ,ye app1 icd for' positions15 on1the ex-pednonwaluktyhveih
podit lon. the polar flight.
To dlate lie has made only one def- Byrd will make several preliminary
iniitt' annuniicemnent of the e~xpedition's ,lights of one or two hundred miles
per'sonnel; IPloyd flenntett, who pilot- over the ice, landing each time and es-
eilByr's okkr onolan, te "o-tablishing inland bases of supplies
sephinle ford" over' the' North, Pole, which hie and Bennett can use to ad-
aiid who xwould have been in the crew vantage if compelled to walk back to
oi the America but for injuries sus- the village headquarters from the
tamned in a test flight, has been chosen South Pole.
as co-pilot in the flight to be attemp- The major flight of the expedition
ted to the South Pole. Other announce- will be a totally different and ifar more
meats of personnel wvill be held up difficult feat than Byrd's flight over
until January. the North Pole. The South Pole is
Speaking of the proposecl. fligh% statdon a continent annxmatM'c

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panry, said his conmpany would save
$60),000 a year by the freight rate re--
oluction and that the- result would be
beneficial to the public in lower rates
o C bet, i,(,(,ktofthe Caluimet and
3 lch'ela '.,,-wdhidt,,d (01Copr company,
toldt of the ruge of the copper
cuntry and sa id cheaper coal would
-save his company $116,000 a year.

tei'est of T1lxi : Ia industriles and tax-I
Payers in the voluntar'y i'eduction of t
freight rates on West Virginia and
Kent ucky coal ,was brought out forci--
bly by Attorney,-General WV. W. Potter
opening the stal e's case before the
Interstate C'omnmerce commission rep-
resen~tod by Commissioners J1. B.
Campbell and Frank McManamy, here
today.
Allied with Michigan in demanding
that the federal government cease its
ban upon this voluntary railroad comn-
pietitioin are represenltatives of Minne-
sota, Wisconsin and North and South1
D~akota, all coal-consuming states. Mr.
Potter took the position that the in-
terstate Commerce commission by,
lowering freight rates from Pennsyl-
vania and Ohio andI refusing to allow"
similar voluntary reductions from
West Virginia and Kentucky was plac-
ing an unreasonable restriction upon
commerce and putting Michigan con-)?
'sumers at the mercy of Pennsylvania
and Ohio operators.
J. B. Mills, commissioner of pur-
j ~Luncheon-

could not (depend upon northern fields
with their constant strikes and (is-
urbances.
1-. B. Tyrie, Detroit Edison coin-

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PAYOL[ROM ST&TE
State Comies To1 Aid Of University As
F in ids ('ol'ctedl Fi'onuiBitioni
Fees Are Exhausted
SECOND SUM TO FOLLOW
Txvo hundred thousand dollars were
receivedl by the Treasurer of the thi-
versity from the State last Truesday,
just in time to m(ect.thle December p~ay-
Tphe inoney, which' is the first the
University h as received from the
state since last JTune, was obtained ont
a requisit ion of $462,000 from the mill
tax. The audlitor general, 0. 1B. Ful-'
lcr, has promised to send the remain-
ing $262,000 covered. by t he requis-
ition by Dec. 1 >.
Const ernat ion reignedl in the admiin-s
istrative of ees of the University early
in the week, with the realization of
the fact that the million dlollars col-
lected from tuition fees had all been
spent and that funds to meet the pay-
roll were lacking. The payroll usually
runs between $480,000 amnd $500,000
and cost of supplies is about $200,000
per month. Approximately $420,000
remainedl in the general fund at Lan-
sing but since there were warrants
outstanding against this amounting to
$435,000, the auditor general could notl
pay it out.
16ee great relief was felt among
University officials when the state ad-
ministrative board, on Monday, au-
thorized the governor and the state
treasurer to borrow $250,000 to aid
the University in meeting its payroll.
'However since the state treasurer has
more than $200,000 of state funds at
the present t imc, a loan may not be
niecessary. On Tuesday morning a.
man from the Treasurer's office was
sent to Lansing and in the afternoon
he returned with the funds to tide
the University over the crisis. Checks
were distributed yesterday.
Of the money on hand in the state
treasury, $1l,600,000 is primary school
money, which is held up p~ending a de-
cision of the Supreme Court regarding
the constitutionality of a law passed
by the 1927 legislature extending aid
to the poorer school districts of the
state.
ANTI OCH COLLEGE VOTES
ON 1FOOTBALL ABOLITION
Antioch college, which has a dif-
ferent batch of students every ten
weeks, is voting in sections on the
proposition to abolish football as a
college sport. Sectican B, the fall see-
tion, voted overwhelmingly in favor
of retaining the sport. The other. see-
tions will vote as they. return for
their work.

one and a half times as large as North
America, covered with a vast area of
ice of such nature as to permit land-
ing of an aeroplane. A landing will
probably be attempted by Byrd at the
South Pole. The South Pole is at an
elevation of 10,000 feet, as contr'asted
I xith the North Pole which is at sea
'level, which means that Byrd cannot
fly at any convenient altitude as lie
could in the North polar flight. Furth-
er' moire there are nuor'therly xwindls pie-
I vailing which average 50 miles per'1
hour. These the plane will have to
b)uck, and the navigator xwill have to
use tconstaixitly the wind-drift indicator
to) check his position.
If- Professor (Goud is chosen to ac-
company the expedition as geographer'
and geologist his chief work will be
the study 'of antarctic glaciology andl
the mapping of regions in the vicin-
ity oif the headquarters. Ile saidl yes-
Cotrday that he hoped he wouldl mit
have to do any flyfing.
Discrediting rumors voiced in Doe-
t roit and Boston papers yesterday.
Professor Gould said that Lindberg
! wouldl not accompany the expedition
unless Byrd had chanted his mind(
since Sunday night xwhen he said posi-
lively that the famous colonel would
not go.

Y. Tsurumi.
Leader of a young men's political
policy in Japan, and son-in-law of
Baron Goto, former Japanese premier,
has been sent to the United States to
lecture on Japan's foreign policy. In
the past two years he has been tour-
ing his own country and has delivered
.pore tian 2.000 lectures on the same
subject.
PROVI[DENCE, It. l.--Tradit ion was
brok(en at Brown l'ni versity. here
xwhen William J. Cashnman, non-fra-
ternity niu, was elect edh president of
the senior clas s.

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