FRIDAY, _ 'NOVSEMBEn 1; 1929.
M ICHMIGAN tDAIL1
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Distance of Landing Fields Fron
Center of Cities is,
ST. PAUL FIELD LAUDED
Practical Value of Airplane in
Future Will Be for
"Air port facilities throughout
the country are very poor, because
of the distance of the landing fields'
from business centers of the cities"
said Prof. Frank N. M. Brown, of
the engineering aeronautical de-
partment, who traveled 5,000 miles
in the Ford tri-motor plane which
took part in the Fifth National 'Air
Tour for the Edsel Ford trophy.
"The Chicago air port is an ex-
ample of the existing conditions"
he said "for after landing it took
three hours to reach the hotel. St.
Paul has the only air port of any
practical value, and here the hotel
was reached eight minutes after
The same trouble was encounter-
ed in Toronto as in Chicago, ac-
cording to Professor drown, and the
pilots were forced to spend four
hours in heavy traffic before reach-
In speaking of the future of the
airplane Professor Brown mention-
ed that at present the practical,
value of theairplane is to'be found I
only in long distance flights. He'
believes there is little possibility
that the airplane will take the
place of the automobile for short I
One of Professor Brown's pur-
poses in making the trip was to in-
vestigate flying over unchartered
routes, and in speaking of this he
mentioned that all pilots found it
easy with the assistance of good
"The only bad weather encount-
ered," he- added, "was between Chi-
cago and Detroit when all were
'forced to fly less than a hundred
feet from the ground to avoid a
storm which was raging above."
Professor Brown was in the plane
piloted by Myron E. Zeller who fin-
ished third. Mr. Zeller was former-
ly an engineering student at Mich-
igan. He is at present chief testing I
pilot for the Ford Motor Company. I
f Screen Refle
At-ten-shun! ter than t
Director John Ford has taken a The plo
none too original background of star who h,
academy life and turned out an cles throu
excellent Movietone picture that tion of ca
you won't want to miss during its The daughl
current run at the Michigan. "Sa- many aspi
lute" won't be mentioned as the in love wit
year's outstanding film, but it is a ner in the
well-acted, fast moving comedy As is son
warranted to please the average ture will "
campus movie-goer. ment to tY
Refreshing realism marks this st novel, but
story of two brothers, one sent toI
West Point, and the other to An- of show pi
napolis by their grandfathers, a re-b
tired general and a retired admiral. year.
A number of constantly amusing
'hazings and laughable incidents at Anot
the annual hop are humorously de- Louis Jos
pitted more "as is", than in any B-ass Bowl
other college picture of recent date. and veryc
Brother meets brother for a 'few picture e
minutes in the Army-Navy game showing thi
climax, but neitherifrs the game, at 'e W
defying all previots cinenatic tra- of the sta
°ditions. Husky eorge 'O'Brien is f ine perfor
well cast as the elder West Point i steals the
brother, and Russell g4nney like- "guv'ner's"
wise gives an excellent perform- While the
ance as the younger boy sent to one which
the Naval Academy. Joyce Comp- for some tin
ton fits her role capably, while dual role o
comedy honors are divided between along with
a smart-alec midshipman from over convi
Illinois and old Stephin Fechit as cumulates
the family valet. the entire
he leading lady.
t concerns a vaudeville
as entrance to social cir-
gh his clever manipula-
rds and his good looks.
hter of np of New Ynrk's
Hall and Worley Are Principal
Speakers at Annual Web
and Flange Banquet.
Grundy Relates Freely Professor Cross Devises His History Text;
at Senate Examination Vn T
irants to the "400" falls HALL SPEAKS ON JAPAN
th him, as does his part-
magician act. Fourteen new members were in-
e a s d tcainc disappin--itiated into Web and Flange, senior
se e a dirnct diadpoit- civil engineering society, on
ahose who have read the Wednesday, October 30. The regu-
dierent from ithef types lar initiation took lace in the aft-
ernoon on the diagonal before the
ictures movie fans have Engineering arch. Following the
' to view during the past "rough stuff," an initiation ban-
quet was held at the nion in honor
-. B. C., Jr. of the new members.
4her Novel Filmed. Among the speakers at the ban-
seph Vance's novel, "The quet was Prof. Robert Hall, of the
1," has made a creditable Geography department, who gave
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 31.-
Further details of his tariff mak- Taking special pains to bring the edition. Accordingly he cut doti
ing activities and his life and his book thoroughly up to date. Prof- the political narrative, and cone-
views were related today by Joseph Arthur L. Cross, of the history do- ed his revision largely to the Iater
R. Grundy, President of the Penn- partment has just recently publish- period, especially to England's !r-
. ed a revised edition of his "Shorter eign policy up to the World War.
sylvania Manufacturers' associa- History of England and Great Brit- This was published under the title
tion as the Senate Lobby commit- ain." "A Shorter History of England and
tee concluded its three-day spirited This book was originally written Greater Britain."
examination of him. The Pennsyl- in 1914 under the title of q "History Prof. Claude H. Van Tine,, 1so
vania Republican again readily of ngland and Greater Britain." of the history department will :pub-
But after the war such changes in ( lish very soon the second volume
accepted credit for helping to get world government and politics were of his three volume series on "The
rate in creases in the pending tariff made that Professor Cross thought Founding of the American Repub-
bill ,told of his attendance at a con- it advisable to revise this original lic."
ference of party leaders which de-
termined upon Warren G. Hard-
ing as the Republican presidential
nominee at the 1920 Convention,
and disclosed that he was host at To UNIVERSITY MUSIC HOUS
a luncheon of Pennsylvania leaders
last April. For Everything Musical
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ae latter half of the week
uerth. Alan Birmingham
ge and Leila Hyams give
mances, but Clyde CookJ
show in his role of the!
he plot is not new, it is[
has not been seen here!
me. However the familiar,
of gentleman and crook,
Z the jewel episode, goes.
ncingly. Suspense ac-
from the beginning and
film is remarkable for
e of dull spots. Lei?-
real blond menace, sup-
love interest and yet ap-
rt feature is an all-talk-
y, "When Caesar Ran.
," with Raymond Hatton
and Sam Hardy as Marc
ts humar, which is deriv-1
he contrast of modern
end properties with anl
ckground, falls fiat, de-
capability of the twol
ns -H. H. P.
a talk on Japan. A feature of his
lecture, which was illustrated with
colored slides, was a description of
a Caucasian race which inhabits
the northernmont part of. Japan.
These people, who occupy the same
status in Japan as the Indians do
in America, are said to be descend-
ants of the Norsemen.
Professor Worley, of the Trans-
portation department, acted as
toastmaster. The speaker for the
initiates was Benson J. Wood, '30E.
The other senior:engineers initiat-
ed were: Daniel Finley, Robert N.
Grunow, Edward M. Hahn,, Harold
F. Hammopd, Vernon G. Hawkins,
Carle J. Kirchgessner, Phek C. Lim,
Walter C. Magnuson, David G.
Mickle, Richard Osenburg, William
W. Snyder, Howard F. Storen,
David B. Tood.
The hulk of an unidentified sail-
ing vessel, dating back to Revolu-
tionary War times was recently
found buried 25 feet underground
near West and King streets in New
York City. Cannon balls also were
found in the ship.
When down town,
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sie name at the Majestic. Al-
though Nancy Carroll is featured
opposite Rogers, honors go to June
Collyer who acts and looks far bet-
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