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-- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY-.21, 1 ao

I HE IVIICH IGA -

DA LLY

PAGE '1raEU

_._ FRIAY ____.A .21.___. --_H_ MIC ,-JIG..AI Y G T iR

Pack

Gives $200,000

for

Forestry

School

Foundation

Fund

,

'ESTABLISHES GEORGE WILLIS of ;HeadOppston ECHNI
Wis.Over r ur OT
EDINA KlR PRO MOTION fli FOARqT NUBET

M lHN Ex-President Coolidg(e and. Wif e Welcomed nra TfHLH
i IP'Bl T-by Large Crow d at Lips Angeles Stationi .ill ItI Ir
AT WORKEXHIT
Will reelclue { Michigan Artists Will Display
h rteg H: ' Recent Work'i he-a
jects. t showing, match 10-22.

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LAND MANGMN Y UNIVERSITY

Saturday's IssueN
Articles on S
Naval Sub
Offering one of the
tive and interesting n
year, the marine issu
nic, student enginee
tion, will appear on t

Donor Founded $1,000,000

Forestry

Trust;

Has Also Made Similar Gift to Yale
University Forestry School.
($y Lester May) sential, in Mr. Pack's judgment,
The promotion of practical for-! that complete and accurate records
est land management in the broad- be kept of all operations perform
est sense of the term is the object ed costs incurred, and financial re-
of a gift of $200,000 made by sults obtained. This information'
°Charles Lathrop Pack of Lake- will help to determine whether
Wood, New .Jersey, to the Unver- Michigan forests, properly handled,.
sity School of Forestry. This fund
* i tobe now asthe George Wild will pay dividends.
is t beknoh a theGeoge il~ Charles Lathrop Pack, who is
is Pack Forestry Foundation in Chre{ah~pPcwoi
emosy of Fther Fdonr'ate, an giving this fund to the University,
hmemory of the donor's father, and , hs devoted his life to forestry and . Associated Press Photo
the. income from it will be used by. conservation. His' father, Geofge Camle Chautemps
the School of, Forestry and Con- Willis Pack, in whose honor the' Socialist leader, who headed the
servation in carrying out the pur- Foundation was named, came to opposition which recently over-
pose of the Foundation. Michigan from Madison County, threw the rule of Premier Tardieu,
In establishing the Foundation, New York. In 1857, he was elected of France.
Mr.. Pack stated that the School of a Regent of the University, but re-
Forestry and Conservation was signed shortly afterward. The son fl fl
chosen as the medium through and donor of the Foundation has P
which to carry out his plans fort studied forestry several years in
the advancement of forestry in this Germany, and has taken active part
field "on account of its prestige, in Canadian explorations. The
principles of all phases of practical National Conservation Commission
'forestry, and its experienced staff" appointed by President Roosevelt,
To. Establish Professorshii and has been President of the Multi-Coler Company Sponsors
The income from the Foundation American Forestry Association, the i Program of Drafting Room
is to be used for the salary and ex- American Nature Association, the
apenses, of an experienced forester American Tree Association, and is Practice Discussion.
to be known as the George Willis an honorary member of the Socie- =
Pack Professor of Forest Land ty of American Foresters. ' FORD COMPANY PRAISED
Management; and for such other Hs___G_
expenditures as may be necessary Has Made Many Gifts. r "Scientific Drafting Room Lay -
in ~r~n ou thepurosp ofMr. Pack ms widely known for cincIf'n omLy
n carrying ou the urposdance with his philanthropic work in forestry out," was the topic discussed yes-
the wishes of the coor, it is ex- circles. Some years ago he estab- terday morning by Prof. C. E. Wil-
,pected that the holdeT of this pro- lished the Charles Lathrop Pack 'son, of the mechanical engineering
fessorship will devote the larger Forestry Trust of $1,000,000 which , f embers
part of his time to furthering the idinistered by his son, Arthur
practice of -forestry in the woodsNewton Pack of Princeton Univer- guests of the Multi-Color Co., at
rather than in. the class-room. He sity. The present gift to the Uni- their auditorium in Detroit.
maly, however, assist in the in- versity closely resembles a 'similar An effort is being made by the
structional activities of the school gift' made last year to the Yale company to collect and consolidate
and will doubtless work particu, School of Forestry, a'lthough the
larly with. graduate students. He newer fund does not come from all data and material on modern
will be expected to spend consid- any trust, but from Mr. Pack per- drafting room practice so that some
erable time in travel in order to sonally. This method accomplishes uniformity may be had relal ive to
leep in, close touch with forest both objectives as a memorial and future drafting room practice. Pro-
conditions and practices in other as an assistance to the economic fessor Wilson stated that the most
parts of he country and to make development of the state in whichg
the results of. iis experience as his father was interested.
widely lavailable as possible. According to Dean Dana, Michi- layout may be found at the Ford
Wild Lanids to be Developed gan affords a peculiarly favorable tngineering department located at
in commeting upon the gift opportunity for effective work in Dearborn. Here all of the engi-
Dean Samuel T. Dana of the the field of Mr. Pack's interests. neering brains of the Ford indus-
School of Forestry and Conserva- The large areas of virgin hardwood try are concentrated, andimmedi-
tion stated that 'the income froni timber which still exist in the Nor- ate action may be taken relative to
the 'eorge Willis Pack Forestry them Peninsula and the millions of any design or engineering change,
Foundation will be used, in accord- acres of cut, burned, and largely according to Professor Wilson.!
ance with Mr. Pack' wishes, for barren forest land in the north "This engineering and drafting de-
two major purposes-to develop half of the Lower Peninsula offer partment is leading the way tor
the wild land properties owned by a serious forest and economic prob- bringing engineering and drafting
the i'i~e'iinandto dopeatelem. In making funds available for into the scientific classification,":
the UhIv'e1sity, and to coiparateleImaigfnsaalbefritthscniic lsifaio"
with forest land owners in bring- study along these lines, Mr. Pack is he said.
ing about the practicer of forestry enabling the School of Forestry to Professor Wilson's speech was one
anl more profitable methods of undertake activities formerly pro- of a series being given in Detroit
forest 'imanagement of privately hibited because of inadequate on the subject of drafting room
ow'ned lands. "The University of, funds. practice and reproduction process-
Mchigan," said Dean Dana, "ohas First Courses Here in 1901. es. These talks are of purely scien-
three small areas of forest land in' Courses 'in forestry have been tific character, and open discu.ssion
the vicinity of Ann Arbor, which given since 1901, although the for- sessions are held following' .uih
are used both as outdoor labora- mal organization of a department lecture.
tories for the instruction of stu- did not come until two years later.
dents and fdr investigative pur- In 1927 the School of Forestry and UniOn Billiard Tourney
poses, and which are ali'eady uh- Conservation was organized as a
ider careful 'management. In ad- separate division of the Oniversity, Registration Continues
Edition to these, the University and Samuel T. Dana was called
oins approximately 6,300 acres of from the directorship of the North- Registration for the Union's an-
I wild lands in the northern part of eastern Forest Experiment Station nual all-campus billiard and three-
the state, and it is probable that of the Forest Service, with head- rail tournaments will continue un-
the new professor will devote a quarters in Amherst, Mass., to be til Saturday night at the desk of
large share of his attention to the its first dean. . the billiard room. More than 14
development of these as demon- The School at present includes men have already entered and it
stration and experimental forests. in its activities the entire range of is requested that other participants
"As a state," continued Dean Da-t problem connected with the man-! sign-up immediately in order that
*na, "Michigan offers unusual op- agenen of forest lands and wa- 'pairings may be made. Play will
importunities for work of this sort. ters, and the utilization of their begin next Tuesday. Players will
"The Upper Peninsula still has large products.' Full consideration is giv- be notified in advance.
,areas of untouched hardwoods en to the practical and scientific The winner in each group will
which, properly handled, need nev- problems involved in the production receive a silver loving cup and $5
er be converted into waste land as ,and handling of the plant and ani'- in trade in the billiard room of
awas the case with the wonderful mal life of the forest and its re- the Union will go to the runner-up.
forests of pine in lower Michigan. sources to contribute most fully to The tournament rate is 30 cents
Thus the problem of maintaining human welfare. per hour.
present forest resources and of es-
tablishing new growth on once foir-
ested but now denuded land u" ve1ty POSSIBILI TIES OF AUTOMOTIVE WORK
pressing and renders 1Vir. Pack's EI
afar-sighted gift peculiarly accept- NEED REALIZATION, SAYS PROF' LAY
"Of all the uvrihtee ofethe ranat vs o wr i

fMichigan, but also to the state." great
Property Well Located World, Michigan should have the plants located near Ann Arbor.
In making his gift, MIr. Pack finest automotive laboratory," says The operating equipment of the;
-pointed out that the Biological Prof. Walter E. Lay, of the me- laboratory consists of complete cars
Station at Douglas Lake in Chebay- chanical engineering department, 'and trucks, and practically all of
Ygan County contains some 3,300 in a recent nuMiber of the Technic. their component parts. This in-
acres on which forestry measures "However, the laboratory, often re- cludes not only the engines used
:can advantageously be undertaken din cars, trucks, buses, but also those
to supplement the work already un- doubtedly the worst fire risk on the used in tractor, marine, and the
rder way by the zoologists and bot- campus, because of the need of us- aviation service. In most cases the
anists at the Station. Situated 'ing gasoline and other explosive serviceable engines have been do-
within a few miles of Cheboygan, fuels in the building," he says. nated or loaned to the University}
rand serving as headquarters for the "The laboratory building is poor. by the automotive manufacturers,
Biological Station with a summer The test apparatus is good, but is or by the air services of the Army
attendance of approximately one subject to serious depreciation in and Navy.
hundred students from all parts of such poor housing. The operating A regular course of instruction is
the country, it is particularly, well equipment may be anything we offered in this laboratory which
located for demonstration purposes. wish, and the industry has been centers about the heart of the au-
In all the work, according to the generous, however, we have been tomotive vehicle; the internal com-
tvAitinvl mari by M. Pa rk. se ohlived to discourage gifts andi bustion engine. Another feature of I

most instruc-
lumbers of the!
e of the Tech-!
ering publica-I
he canpus on

Saturday morning. -
"The Blue Riband," an articlet~ v
discussing trans-atlantic transpor-1
tation and the mythical speed tro-
phy for atlantic vessels, has been
written by' Ivan J. Wanless, '30E,
for the February issue. Prof. Ed-
ward M. Bragg, of the marine en-;
gineering department, has prepared
a feature on "The Michigan Naval
Tank," one of the most interesting
pieces of equipment of the depart-
ment. 3Cl
L. Verne Ansel, recentlyCalvin Coolidge is shown being presented with a rose at the Los
pointed editor, has written a 'ar- Angeles station by Martha Lee Sparks, 4. A large crowd welcomed the
tile on "The American Harms- former president of the United States and his wife when they arrived
worth Trophy Defenders." in that city on their "tourist trip" to the west.

Carleton W. Angell, University
artist, recently announced an art
exhibit to be -held by the Fine Arts
;section of the Michigan Academy
of Science, Arts, and Letters, on
March 20, 21, and 22 in Alumnil
Memorial hall.
Invitations have been sent to ar-
tists and art teachers throughout
the state. Replies have been re-
ceived from about 21 prospective
exhibitors Including six women ar-
tists.
The exhibitors will display their
recent work in the arts. There will
be numerous oil paintings, dry point
etchings, bl6ck prints, water colors,
and also sculpture and metal work.
The aim' of the Fine Arts section
of the Michigan Academy is to
stimulate the extension and ad-
vancement of the knowledge, ap-
preciation, and practice of art

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