'P IbAY. O GTOBEP. 24. 1920
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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SOUTH SEA STUDiES Aid Unemployed
Of PINCHOT VUYACE
STATISTICS SHOW INCREASE IN WORK
DONE BY DEPARTMENT OF RESEARCH
Motion Pictures Reveal 'Travels
of Yacht from New York
to Pacific Islands.
EXPLAIN FAUNAS' ORIGIN
'Mary Pinchot' Visits Galapagos,
Balboa, and Other Islands
in Scientific Search.
Gifford Pinchot's yachting expe-
dition to the south seas, a voyage
that was made for scientific investi-
gation as well as for pleasure, was
described yesterday in a lecture by
Dr. Henry A. Pilsbry, curator of
mollusks in the Academy of Natural
Sciences of Philadelphia, who ac-
companied the expedition as na-
Dr. Pilsbry outlined, with the aid
of motion pictures and lantern
slides, the travels of the former
Pennsylvania governor's y a c h t,
Mary Pinchot, from New York down
through the Panama canal and
around the Pacific to groups of less
known islands that offered the in-
vestigators a wide and interesting
ground for faunal studies.
The expedition, after stops at.Old
Providence island, once held by buc-
caneers, and at Panama, proceeded
out through the Pacific ocean to the
Galapagos islands, Dr. Pilsbry ex-
A great deal of data was collected
on the Galapagos group of islands,
Dr. Pilsbry said. Among the speci-
mens observed were penguins, cor-
morants, and the albatross. Both
marine and land Iguanas were
found. Several giant tortoises were
The Galapagos islands have many
rare animals, Dr. Pilsbry pointed
out. On each island are found
varying species of a genera which
may appear throughout the group.
This new world of animals aided'
Da.rwin, who visited the islands in
1835, in formulating his theory of
evolution, Dr. Pilsbry said.
The two scientific opinions on the
origin of the fauna there were ex-
plained by Dr. Pilsbry, who also
showed the criticism to which each
theory is open.
Clients Ask 66 Percent More
Work During Year Despite
Since the foundation of the de-
partment of engineering research
in 1921, the department has shown
steady growth until today it em-
ploys 313 persons, expending $323,-
441.53 annually, and makes service
charges of $309,921.62 for work done
for clients, according to a recent
During the last year the total
work done for clients was 66 per
cent more than the previous year
in spite of unsettled business condi-
The research department has also
played an important part in fur-
Lydia Mendelssohn - "Olympia,"
Comedy club presentation.
Majestic -"Song of the Flame"
with Bernice Claire and Alexander
Michigan - "Office Wife" with
Dorothy MacKaill and Lewis Stone.
Wuerth - "Rough Romance" With
George O'Brien; "Around the Cor-
ner" with Charlie Murray and
Rho Chi society -Business meet-
ing at 5 o'clock tonight in room 303,
Angell hall laboratory - Visitors'
.night; telescopic observation of the
moon from 7 to 10 o'clock tonight.
thering the standing of the engi-
neering college, in contributing to
faculty salaries, publications, the
library, and in assisting gifted stu-
dents to remain in college.
Prof. A. E. White, director of the
department, points out in his re-
port for 1929-1930 that 170 persons
registered as University students
were employed and paid $135,495.38,
an average of $790.87. In this num-
ber were 58 graduate students.
It was also mad, possible by the
department to add Prof. E. S. Petty-
john to the faculty to teach gas en-
gineering. $56,544.36 was added to
the compensation of 50 members of
the faculty during the period. More
than $200 was expended from its
current account for library books,
while $4,584.82 was expended for the
various research activities.
Research equipment was pur-
chased which amounted to $32,-
573.51, practically all of which may
be expected to become the Univer-
sity's permanent property. Other de-
partments of the University were
furnished with $5,466.78 for research
purposes during the year, and
$5,386.02 was used in publishing en-
gineering research bulletins, circu-
lars and reprints.
Dean Kraus Attends
Meeting at Madison
Dean Edward H. Kraus of the
pharmacy college is attending a
meeting of summer session admin-
istrators at Madison, Wis., this week.
He will return to Ann Arbor Sunday.
Associated Press Photo '
Former New York police commis-
sioner, who was recently asked by
President Hoover to take charge of
an organization being created to
Viennese Reproduction of Rare
Works Put on Display.
Viennese reproductions of the or-
iginal works hung in the Metropol-
itan Museum of Art in New York
are being exhibited this month in
room A of Alumni Memorial hall
here. These reproductions are the
latest acquisitions of the fine arts
department of the University and
comprise a collection of eight ser-
The series being shown are from
the Italian, American, Dutch and
Flemish schools, and also include
reproductions of famous tapestries,
near eastern textiles, near eastern
ceramics, Egyptian faiences, and
near eastern miniatures.
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