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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

llen Talks On
C.C.C. Program;
Praises Work
Tress And Public Admit
Gain In Health, Morale
Of Workers, He Says
Hope that the Civilian Conserva-
ion Corps in some form may be
nade a permanent institution in our
.ational life was expressed in a radio
alk last night by Prof. Shirley W.
llen of the forestry school.
Speaking on the achievements of
tie corps, Professor Allen declared
hat its work during the past sum-
ner has put Michigan 15 years ahead
n the physical improvement phase
f conservation, and that this gain is
robably true of the country as a
rhole.
"The press and the public in gen-
ral have been generous in recogniz-
ag the dividends of health, morale,
reparation for citizenship, and wide-
pread distribution of cash relief as
bvious objectives which have been
erved," he said.
"Not so obvious nor so fairly rec-
gnized has been the vast accomp-
shment in actual useful work de-
igned to maintain, improve, and
nake available our wealth of natural
esources, much of which has been
lanned or 'pecked away at' for the
ast two or three decades.
"Young men have learned to live
nd work together. This is significant
aid it may be that watching them
as had a profound effect on the
nany Federal, State, and local
,gencies involved. This certainly is
ot the least of the achievements
f the corps," Professor Allen' de-
lared.
Prof. Howard M. Wight of the for-
stry school concluded the program
vith a discussion of suggestions for
heasant management in southern
Michigan, based on a research project
which he has conducted.
Declaring that children should be
nade "music conscious" at an early
ge, Miss Marion Flagg, music in-
tructor at the Horce Mann School of
teachers College, Columbia Univer-
ity, asserts that every home should
e a miniature grand opera with all
onversations between children and
heir parents taking place in a sing-
;ong, chanting, manner.

Menefee Develops New Method

Fastest Plane

To Record

S tresses

On Steel Of Kind Tested

Engineers have long sought a
method of testing the strength of
steel in railway, automobile, and
steamship constructions, to determine
reactions in the case of sudden
wrenches or shocks which produce
stresses on these structures.
By combining a "telemeter," a tiny
moving mirror, or oscillograph, and
a camera, Prof. Ferdinand N. Men-
efee of the College of Engineering,
reports that steel beams may be sub-
jected to all sorts of test blows in
the laboratory and their reactions
permanently recorded for reference.
The practical uses of the new shock
determining apparatus are numerous
and varied, according to Professor
Menefee. "Instantaneous load stress
has long been a bugbear to engineers
designing bridges, buildings, dirigible
frames or other structures liable to
sudden stresses, which may produce
quite different effects from ordinary
continuous loads," he states.
The tests which demonstrate this
fact were run on an apparatus con-
taining a telemeter in which two car-
bon rods are placed in contact so that
a definite electrical current flows
steadily through them. To this is
wired an oscillograph, a delicate elec-

trical meter, with a small mirror
mounted to swing with changes in
current, instead of the familiar dial
and pointer. A narrow beam of light
is focused on the mirror, from which
it is reflected to a slowly moving
motion picture film.
In experiments the telemeter isĀ£
placed under the beam to be tested.
A sudden blow causes the beam to
yield, compressing the carbon rods.
This makes the electrical contact bet-
ter, more current shoots briefly
through to the oscillograph, agitating
the mirror and zig-zagging the light
line being photographed, leaving a
definite record of the reaction of the
steel beam to the blow.
First University Lecture
Given Today By Curtis
The first in the series of Univer-
ity lectures will be given today by
Prof. Heber D. Curtis on "Modern
Aspects of Astronomy." The lecture
will be given at 4:15 p. m. in Na-
tural Science Auditorium, and will be
illustrated with lantern slides.

In Laboratory
The University wind tunnel in the
basement of the East Engineering
Building is being worked overtime
these days, according to Mr. W. A.
Johnson, '33E, special representative
of the Lockheed Airplane Corp. of
Burbank, Calif.
Mr. Johnson is in charge of wind
tunnel tests of a small model of a
revolutionary new transport pl'ane
for the Lockheed Corp.
When completed it will be the
fastest transport plane in the world,
capable of a speed of 204 miles an
hour whilecruising and a maximum
speed of 225 mi.p.h. Of course these
are approximate speeds, Mr. Johnson
said, but through the tests the speed
may be reckoned within one or two
miles.
The new plane will be able to
make the Los Angeles to Chicago
flight in 12 hours. Wing flaps will
be provided to decrease the landing
speed. There will also be a change
in the formation of the pilot's cowl-
ing which will enable the pilot to
land more easily at night, through
the elimination of the glare of lights,
according to Mr. Johnson.

YESTERDAY
AKRON, O. - The Graf Zeppelin,
en route to A Century of Progress,
Chicago, landed after having battled
strong winds for several hours.
.i * *
ESCANABA - Oscar Rommler of
Marquette, Federal prohibition chief
in the upper peninsula, faced charges
of felonious assault and driving an
automobile while intoxicated.
* * *
GALWAY, Irish Free State - Col.
and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh left
for Inverness, Scotland, the next leg
of their journey.
* * *
EL CENTRO, Calif. - Work will
begin soonaon the proposed $6,000,-
000 Imperial Valley Canal.
* * *
WASHINGTON-Over 500,000
home-owners have applied for Fed-
eral aid to prevent foreclosure in re-
sponse to President Roosevelt's invi-
tation.
CHICAGO-Speaking at the
World's Fair, former Gov. Alfred E.
Smith of New York lauded the efforts
of private business and argued for a
lessening in the amount of govern-
ment control.

Coalition Party
Wins In Junior
Class Elections

School of Business Administration;
Kenneth Vetter, vice-president; Don-
na Becker,'secretary; and L. A. Ru-
bin, treasurer. Donald Cook was
named to the J-Hop committee from
this school.
In the College of Architecture Ed-
ward Olsaber was elected president;
John Koch, vice-president; Vernon
Tree, secretary; and Harold Beecher,
treasurer. For J-Hop committee they
named Lee Cochrane.
Gilbert E. Bursley, '34, president of
the Undergraduate Council which
has charge of elections in all schools
and colleges, announced that all class
appointments to committees must be
made within one week, or by Wed-
nesday, Nov. 1.

(Continued from Page 1)

Converse was chosen as president of
the junior class; Frederick Henny,
vice-president; Titus Van Haitsma,
secretary; and Henry Young, treas-
urer.
Benjamin Cannon was named as
president of the junior class in the

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