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Abiity to Develop High Speeds
With Safety Will Eliminate
Much Competition
"The future of aeronautics de-
pends largely upon its business pos-
sibilities," said Prof. Felix W. Paw-
lowski of the aeronautical depart-
ment of the engineering college
yesterday afternoon in one of the
Summer Session lectures in the
Natural Science auditorium.
"Furthermore the ability to at-
tain great speed with comparative
safety will lead to the development
of aviation in the future," he ad-
ded. Railway trains can not de-
velop at the present stage of en-
gineering a speed much over 701
miles per hour due to the physical
inability of the rails and road bed
to hold in place. Similarly, in ocean
traffic, although the Atlantic pas-
sage has been reduced to five and
one-half days, liners capable of
carrying many persons can not be
.so constructed to lessen by more
than a day at the most the time
required for the trip. Due to the
lesser resistance of the atmosphere,
a plane can attain high speed with
greater ease than can land and
water types of locomotion.
With more than ten years .of
commercial flying completed in
Europe, air fatalities compare fav-
orably with railroad tragedies, and
are somewhat less than those of
navigation. The recently increas-
ing number of airplane accidents is
due primarily to the fact that there
are more and more planes being;
Professor Pawlowski said that in
the United States at the present
time these necessary facilities are
greatly deficient in quantity. How-
ever, commendable efforts are
being made by the government and
cities to provide adequate airports,
and to supply the pilot with infor-
mation necessary to successful
A father paced the streets of
Ann Arbor last night in search of
a 28-year-old lost son. The loss in
this particular instance is harder
to bear and exceedingly more em-
barrassing to the father than in
most cases.
William Mills, Jr., escaped from
his father, a deputy-sheriff of Sag-
inaw county, about 11:15 o'clock
Thursday morning near the Wash-
tenaw county jail, while on his way
to Jackson prison to serve a 15 to
25 year term for uttering and pub-
The father stopped his car and
had walked to the rear of the car

he said when his prisoner escaped.
The young man's mother was in
the car at the time of the break
for freedomi.
Deputy-sheriff Mills after failing
in an attempt to overtake his son
notified the local sheriff's depart-
ment and Detroit police.
William, Jr., has been married
three times, his father said.
Circuit Drive Wins
For Faculty Team
Purden's home run in the closing
inning of the Faculty-Principal
game gave the faculty baseball
team its first win of the season in
the School of Education baseball
league. In the other game of the
day the Teachers scored a decisive
9-3 win over the Superintendents.
In the All-Campus soft ball com-
petition Shafron's Pygmies hold the
lponana 1acA by aainimp +heir cannnd {


Western States
Form Air Group

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L e v e n States AttemptsNovel
Organization to Abolish
(By Associated Press)
BOISE, Idaho, July 12.-An or-
anization of the 11 western states



to promote the welfare of aviatior
was formed here Wednesday at the
closing session of the Western
States Aeronautics convention.
The new organization will be
known as the Western States Aero-
nautics association and will consist
of one delegate from each state
to be appointed by the governor.
It was provided that the membei
appointed by the governor of Idahc
should be permanent chairman of
the organization. The new organ-
.i:ation is believed to be the first of
'its kind in the country.
A supplementary resolution adopt-
ed by the convention instructed the
association to work to bring all
state aviation laws into conformity
with federal regulations with a
view to greater uniformity.
Such an organization is expected
to accomplish much in clearing up
the difficulties arising under the
present situation with aircraft reg-
ulations as widely divergent.



The center of the summer intr
Sports Building, is furnishing muc
joyment to hundreds of students da
Washke is in charge of the Intrar
students are offered a chance to p

Leading Three Ye asar.Odst

Decide Question


Dr. W. S. Thayer
Of Baltimore, Md., president of
the American Medical Association,
who at that association's conven-
tion in Portland, Ore.


Music Students Will Share CampusI
Privileges With Regular

Tobacco Interests Busy In Effort
to Curb Proposed Tax


It has been announced that be-r
ginning with the school year of
1929-1930 the University Schoolj
of Music will operate as a division
of the University of Michigan.
This arrangement was brought'
about by a recommendation of a
joint committee appointed by the
Board of Regents and the Direc-
tors of The University Musical So-
ciety which made a study of the
Under the terms of the amalga-
mation, members of the School of
Music, both faculty and students,
will enjoy all the priveleges and
bear all the responsibilities of
members of other schools and col-
leges of the University. They will
receive all the privileges of the
campus organizations such as the
Michigan Union and Women's
League Building, and will be able
to participate in all campus activ-
ities under the general University!
regulations governing such mat-
The University Musical Societyj
under whose single auspices the Uni-
versity School of Music has been
conducted in the past, was organiz-
ed in 1879 for the purpose of the
advancement of musical culture, not
only in the University, but in the
country at large. During the 501
years since its inception, the So-
ciety has functioned in three prin- !
cipal directions: First: It has
maintained without interruption
the University Choral Union, a
chorus of over 350 voices; in con-!
nection with its public offerings
the Society has provided many!
concerts each season by the
world's most distinguished artists
and musical organizations, includ-
ing for the past 36 consecutiive
years the annual Ann Arbor May
The feature of the school's work
however, includes one very notable
work. It has also maintained for
almost as many years a complete
student symphony orchestra which
has given many recitals.
Tardy War Heroes
Deprived Of Awards
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, July 1.-Because
he believes it is human to magnify
services after a lapse of a periodI
of years, Secretary Good has dis-
onnnrnvr1 bill tn evtend the time

(By Associated Press)
LANSING, Mich., July 12.-With
Governor Green denying he wants
a special section of the legislature
and Attorney General Wilbur B.
Brucker promising a ruling within
a few days, it appeared that the
State will take a definite stand on
the proposed referendum on thel
new cigarette tax law, within a
Brucker issued a statement as-
serting he is preparing an opinionl
as to whether the act is a legisla-
tive appropriation. If he 'decides
it is the Secretary of State will re-
ject referendum petitions signed by
more than 120,000 persons.
Tobacco interests plan to appeal
to the Supreme Court if necessary.I
Governor Green declared he would
like to have the question settled as
promptly as possible. The Depart-
ment of State announced the sig-
natures will be checked as rapidly
as possible.
The Governor reiterated that he
is not contemplating calling the
Legislature into extra session to
amend the cigarette act.

$60,000 IS AT STAKE
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, July 12.-The mud-
dled question of three-year-old
supremacy of the season may be
still more muddled, as far as the
country's leading colts are con-
cerned, after the running of the
$60,000 American Classic at Arling-
ton Park Saturday.
The threat against the rankingI
l of Clyde Van Dusen, Blue Lark-
spur, Windy City, Dr. Freeland
and a host of other excellent colts
is Rose of Sharon, mid-western
queen of the turf. The J. N. Cam-
den filly has conclusively earned
the title of the best on mid-western
tracks, and has displayed form
enough to make her worthy of se-
rious consideration as a classic win-
The giant daughter of Light
' Brigade-Rosa Mundi smothered all
opposition in four of the leading
filly events of the middle-west-
the Latonia Oaks, Ashland Oaks,
Kentucky Oaks and Illinois Oaks-
winning the Latonia event while
carrying top weight of 126 pounds.
Saturday she will carry 116 pounds
because of her allowance for sex
and number of races won.
E. R. Bradley's Blue Larkspur
arrived at Arlington Park yester-
day in perfect condition and ranks
as the favorite for the country's
richest race.rThefarrival of the
Belmont and Withers stakes win-
ner, and the announcement by
Owner Fred Grabner that Windy
City, victor in the American derby,
would be a starter made certain
the smartest field of three-year-
olds in any event of the year.

amural activities, the Intramural
h in the way of recreational en- Crowd Awaits Landing in Spite of
aily. Intramural Director Paul R. Pilots' Challenge of 100 Extra
mural program in which all men Hours of Flight
(By Associated Press)
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 12-
The question of whether man or
machine will crack first under the
WSstrain of sustained flying, is a
drawn verdict in rctent noted tests,
appeared from an answer today in
the supreme battle between flesh
i I and metal developed in the record
endurance flight of L. W. Mendell
Upson Discusses County System in and R. B. Reinhart.
Its Relationship to City and On their tenth day in the air the
State Control - pilots showed no signs of weaken-
ing and the single 220 horse-power
PROF. REED ALSO TALKS motor of their Buhl biplane was
humming along, despite what the
Concluding its series of round- airmen believe might be a warning
table discussions on county admin- sign that wear and tear was hav-
istration, the Citizenship school ing its effect.
isrtoth!iieshpsho In a note dropped to the airport
yesterday afternoon considered its thenmen said it wastbelieved the
last problem-the county in its re- motor was getting "a trifle noisy,"
lationship to the city and the state. but they added there was nothing
Dr. L. D. Upson, director of the seriously wrong.
Detroit Bureau of Governmental At the 225 hour aloft it appeared
that Mendell and Reinhart who
Research, discussed county and city have rightfully established claim to
consolidation. "When a large city being "tough hombres," as they call
develops until it controls the coun- themselves, might reach the 300
ty, natural duplication of activi- hour mark and possibly exceed it.
ties arises, causing conflicts," Dr. A message from Mendell says.
Upson said. 100 gallons gasoline, 3 p. m.Send
"One of the difficulties of con- up some window shades so we can
solidation lies in the fact that sel- have privacy. Tried to take bath,
dom does a city cover the entire but four airplanes flew by and had
county area. Rural residents ob- to quit. See you next week. Signed,
ject 'o assuming the burden of ur- The recent record flights at Fort
ban taxes. If this rural-urban sta- Worth and Cleveland which have
tus were overcome by assessing ar- been far surpassed by the Cafor-
eas in proportion to value received," nians gaveopposite verdicts on the
Dr. Upson continued, "such an ob- challenge between man and ma-
jection would not arise." chine. Human endurance was
"It is entirely possible that we found wanting in the case of the
shall seek another way out, other Cleveland test, Roy L. Mitchell and
than city-county consolidation," Byron K. Newcomb descending af-
Dr. Upson next remarked. "Urban ter 174 hours, 59 seconds, when
areas have spread out beyond coun- they had exceeded by a small mar-
ty boundaries, regardless of fixed gin the time of R. L. Robbins and
limits. For this reason, we cannot Jim Kelly at Fort Worth. A damag-
have complete city-county unifica- ed propeller forced Robbins and
tion until the strong differentia- Kelly to give up.
tion between the counties is elim-
Dr.Upson firmly believes that a HONOR SUB'S DEAD
metropolitan district, controlling IS BSD A
the affairs within its borders, and
leaving to the smaller communi-j (By Associated Press)
ties the autonomy which is their PEMBROKE, Wales, July 12-At
right, is a solution which the city, sunset tonight the great Battleship
and the county should mutually Rodney and six destroyers and five
adopt. That we are going slowly subma nnes stood off over the spot
into the development of these dis- where the submarine H147 sank
tricts, making one government Tuesday after colliding with the
where two grew before, Dr. Upson L-12 and rendered last naval hon-
is sure. ors to 21 members of the H-47 crew
PRwho lie confined in their ship, 60
Prof. Thomas H. Reed continued 'fathoms deep in St. George's chan-
the discussion on metropolitan n th ed e rem o r 's arang
counties. "The modern facilities nel. The ceremony was arranged
which permit one to live at a dis- in accordance with British naval
tance from his place of work have customs as soon as the Admiralty
crted hthe pmodenflark hity had announced its decision to
created the modern large city abandon all attempts to salvage
which spreads far beyond the mu- tesne umrn
nicipal boundaries," Reed explain- the sunken submarine.
ed. "The problems of these me- Aondute ralhsere as
tropolitan communities can only conducted, wreaths were cast into
be solved by theadministration ofIthe sea and the big guns of the
Finance, in its relation to thel battleship and her auxiliaries paid
county, was discussed by C. E. a last tribute to the gallant dead.
Rightor, of the Detroit Bureau of The Rodney flew the flag of Rear
Gor ng Admiral H. E. Grace, commander
Gvernmental Research. Rightor 1 fsbaie tPrsot aa
explained that, though not so deep f submarines at Portsmouth naval
a one as that of regional organi-sation.
zation, the problem of finance is

one of the most important con-! Baseball Scores
siderations coming before the ad-

Army Aviators Die Borah's Letters Are
In Hawaiian Plunge Sought By Travellers
(By Associated Press) (By Associated Press)
HONOLULU, July 12.-Lieut. Clyde WASHINGTON, July 12.-Requests
A. Kuntz and Pvt. Don F. Moses for letters from Senator Borah by
were killed when their army bomb- prospective travelers in Russia are
ing plane fell on Ford island near almost swamping the office of the
this city and burst into flames. The Idahoan since publication of a
motor failed soon after they took story telling of their value to vis-
off from Luke Field. itors in that country.


New Orleans Trolley Strike
Finally Nearing Settlement


Calls Off Mass Meeting
All Unions Pending


(By Associated Press)
NEW ORLEANS, July 12.-The
street car strike here moved a step
toward arbitration today with the
calling off of a labor mass meeting
and announcement by the New Or-
leans Public Service, Inc., that its
board of directors would meet a
citizens' mediation committee. The
mass meeting of all union labor
in New Orleans had been called
for tonight to consider the advis-
ability of a general walkout in sym-
natWv with the car nen

that the company would modify its
open shop stand and agree to arbi-
trate in the strike that has stalled
the car system for 10 days and
caused loss of lives and property.
Labor executives advised the
striking car men to observe strictly
all provisions of a federal -injunc-
tion against further destruction of
property or intimidation of work-
ers. Victor Loisel, United States
marshal, advised against premature
efforts to operate cars. The labor
mass meeting scheduled for tonight
was postponed indefinitely by un-
.nimous consent of the executive
labor committee, representing 45,000
1 Workers in the hna of hrinain


Five Burn To Death
In Big Train Wreck,
(By Associated Press
CORNING, N. Y., July 12.-Five
persons were burned to death and
a sixth may die as the result of a
fire which broke out after the east-
bound Cleveland-New York express
Ion the Erie railronastrucka freiayht

(By Associated Press)
American League
Detroit 8, Boston 15.
Cleveland 3, Washington 9.
St. Louis, Philadelphia--rain,
New York, Chicago-rain.
National League
Boston 0, Cincinnati 6.
Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 2.
Chicago 8. 12. New York 3. 16.

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