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Meteorological Study on North-
West Coast of Greenland
to be Undertaken.
One Station to be Established
Above Arctic Circle; One
Far to South.
Two Michigan geologists, forming
the northern party of the Fourth.
Greenland expedition, will leave in
two weeks for the North, where
they will study atmospheric circu-
lation over the continental glacier.
The expedition is in charge of Pro-
fessor William H. Hobbs of the ge-
ology department, and is made pos-;
sible by a grant of $5000 from the
Carnegie Institution of Washing-
Mr. William S. Carlson, who has
already spent a year in Greenland
as assistant aerologist of the third
expedition, will be in charge of the
northern party of two men, which
is to be based on the Greenland
northwest coast near the Eskimo
settlement of Upernivik in latitude
73 degrees, about 7 degrees north of
the Arctic circle. Mr. Carlson will
be assisted by Max Demorest, an-
other student of the University.
Will Sail July 30
This party will sail from North
Sydney, Nova Scotia, on July 30th
o n t h e Canadian government
steamship, Beothis, which each
summer carries supplies and re-
placements to the stations of the
Canadian Northwest Mounted Po-
lice in the Far North of Baffin and
Ellesmere Lands, and this season
for the first time the ship is to
make port on the Greenland coast.
Mr. Carlson will take material
for construction of a small hut and
supplies of food sufficient for a
year. The pilot balloons, and other
scientific equipment for maintain-
ing a modern weather station, he
is taking with him, much of this
material loaned the University as
on earlier expeditions by the U. S.
Weather Bureau. Mr. Carlson's
party expects to return on a small
Danish vessel in the late summer
of 1931. The party will have a radio
short-wave receiver but no sender.
Schmeling To Leave Later
About a month after the depar-
ture of Carlson's party, Evans S.
Schmeling, who was also an as-
sistant aerologist at the Mount
Evans Greenland Station, will leave
Philadelphia August 13 for Ivigtut
in extreme south Greenland, where
he will set up a second weather
station for continuous observations
for the period of a year.k
Theresa Woo, Medical Student,
Outlines Travels.
"We are trying to modernize
China without extinguishing the
personality which individualizes
her," said Theresa Woo, of Peking,
China, who will enter the College
of Medicine in September.E
"China is rediscovering her na-
tionality", she averred. Education,

the underlying basis for realizing
her aims, has advanced rapidly
under James Yen, who simplified
the Chinese alphabet to one thous-
and characters. It is the object
of Chinese students studying
abroad to combine the best quali-
ties of foreign lands with the best
of China keeping in mind our tra-
Miss Woo seems almost as en-
thusiastic about the United States
as she does about her own China.
Her childhood was spent in Rus-
sia, Germany, France, England,y
South America, the United States,
and China. For six years she at-
tended a French convent, San Jose
de Cluny, at Lima, Peru. It was
here that her own name of Woo
Ting was exchanged for Theresal
Woo. Beforereturning to China
for her secondary education, Missi
Woo studied at Holy Cross Acad-
emy, Washington, D. C. In China



Clean-up Commander
to Head Marine Corps

(Special to The Daily)
Students at Camp Filibert Roth,
the summer quarters of the School
of Forestry and Conservation near
Munising, Michigan, have punctu-
ated their first two weeks with
trips to the Ruse headquarters of
the Lake States Forest Experiment
station, to the state forest fire
headquarters at Marquette, and
with a two-day demonstration and
practice period on filing cross-cut
saws under the supervision of a
representative of a large manufac-
turing company.
The visit to Ruse, a few miles
west of the camp, afforded oppor-
tunity for study of the large ex-
perimental areas' upon which the
United States Forest service is test-
ing selective logging methods and
the effect upon tree growth of
swamp drainage. The results of
slash disposal on logging areas by
fire and by lopping and scattering
were also observed under the guid-
ance of federal foresters.

Examination of modern forest
fire fighting equipment and of re-
cent weather and forest fire rec-
ords featured the trip to the state
forest fire headquarters at Mar-
quette, after which the students
were shown the fire breaks along
railroad rights of way constructed
through the co-operation of the
Conservation department and the
railway companies.
Doings of the camp are recorded
weekly in a new publication under
the editorship of William Jacobs.
The first number made its appear-
ance on July 5.
Officers of the camp student or-
ganization are Ted Coile '31F,I
Quentin Boerner '31F, and Gordon
Rayner '32. Rayner has charge of
the athletic program.
Prof. Robert Craig, Jr., is co-
operating in arrangements for the
annual meeting of the Upper Pen-
insula alumni of the University to
be held at the camp on August 9.

Says Travel;
Would Ti

at Speed of Light
ike One Around
i in Second.
nalysis Is Declared
reatest Modern

to be



Emphasizes Balance of Liberal1
and Professional Study
in Training.
Professor Calvin O. Davis of the
School of Education, fourth speak-
er on the Afternoon Conference
series, yesterday addressed a group
of education students in the audi-
torium of University high school.
His subject was the "University's
Program for the Trainng of Tea-
"The question of adequate train-
ing for teachers of our secondary
schools", Davis stated, "resolves
itself into the problem of properly
balancing liberal and specialized
culture on the one hand and par-
ticularized professional training
on the other hand."
Davis went on to explain that
the ;School of Education seeks to
meet this problem by raising a
number of standards which rmust
be met by the candidate for the
teacher's certificate. Undergradu-
ates in that school, he pointed out,
must present 25 per cent more hon-
or points than hours of credit, and
must complete 124 hours on the
same basis before graduation.
Their study must be distributed'
over the three groups required by
the University, but they must
specialize in one major and one
minor teaching subject. Compul-
sory work in psychology and edu-
cation, and comprehensive exam-
inations insure the fitness of the
"They must also," Davis stated,
"give evidences of good health, dis-
tinctive character and personality,
and pronounced teaching apti-
tudes and interests."
Davis is professor of secondary
education and secretary of the
School of Education.
Hudelson to Address
Education Conference
Prof. Earl Hudelson of the School
of Education will give the fifth ad-
dress on the Afternoon Conference
series at 4 o'clock this afternoon in
the auditorium of the University
high school. His subject will be
"Class Size and Pupil Achievement
in Secondary School." Hudelson is
professor of education at the Uni-
versity of Minnesota.
American League
Detroit 8-Washington 4
Cleveland 3-Boston 2
Chicago 10-New York 9
New York 7-Chicago 2
Philadelphia9-St. Louis 7
National League
Brooklyn 12-Pittsburgh 8
Other games-rain or un-

Norris Will Withdraw Preamble
if Necessary; Reed Denies
Secret Entanglements.
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, July 14. - An
agreement seemed assured tonight
among the London treaty advocates
on the Norris reservation and lead-
ers looked confidently to early rati-
fication of the naval limitations
agreement as a result.
Senator Norris, Rep., Neb., the
author of the reservation, said he
was willing to strike from his reso-
lution the preamble regarding the
failure of President Hoover to give
to the Senate all of the notes and
data relating to the London con-
His reservation provides that the
United States shall not be bound
by any secret agreements.
Inasmuch as President Hoover
and Senators Reed, Rep., Pa., and
Robinson, Dem., Ark., of the dele-
gation to London, had asserted no
secret understandings were involved
in the treaty, some administration
forces were opposing the reserva-
However, after a round of con-
ferences today, participated in by
Chairman Borah of the foreign re-
lations committee, Senators Reed
and Robinson and Watson of Indi-
ana, and McNary of Oregon, the
Republican leaders, a general un-
derstanding was reached tonight on
the modified Norris resolution.
Students Will Visit General
Motors Proving Ground.
Reservations for the excursion to
the General Motors proving grounds
at Milford must be made before 6
o'clock this evening, according to
an announcement yesterday by
Carlton F. Wells, secretary of the
Summer Session. Tickets may be
procured at the offices of the Sum-
mer Session.
The party will leave the campus
at one o'clock tomorrow afternoon
Among the points of intdrest to be
visited at Milford will be the
straightaway where tests are made
of gasoline consumption, speedo-
meters, brake efficiency, and vibra-
tions. The speed loop, composed o
four miles of concrete road, where
various types of motors are tried
for speed and endurance; and road
of various grades, including som
as steep as 25 degrees from th
horizontal will be seen. At the prov
ing grounds laboratories, the part
will inspect the equipment for test
ing automobile devices which ar
still in the experimental stages.

"The Universe is one, and back
of it all is energy," said Prof. W.
Carl Rufus of the astronomy de-
partment, yesterday concluding his
lecture, "Exploring the Universe".
in which he gave his audience at
Natural Science auditorium a
whirlwind view of the sun, the
planets, the outlying nebulae, and
the tiny atom.
Conducting his lecture on a hy-
pothetical tour of the other worlds,
Professor Rufus spoke of a speed
of 186,000 miles a second (that of
light), which, he said, would take
one seven times around the earth
in a single second, to the sun in
eight and one-third seconds, and
past the newly discovered "planet" I
in six hours. But even at such a
speed, he stated, it would require
four and one-third years to reach
the nearest star.
Sirius Has Companion.
Sirius, the brightest star in the
heavens, Professor Rufus noted as
an interesting one because it did
not follow the way that astron-
omers once predicted for it. It
has since been discovered with
larger telescopes, he said, that Sir-
ius has a dark companion, 45,000
miles in diameter, with density
50,000 times that of water.
Passing in his tour to the region
of the spiral nebulae, Professor
Rufus spoke of Andromeda, a con-
stellation similar to our own gal-
actic system. If a new star ap-
pears in this group, he remarked,
the "news from the sky" reaches
the earth around 1,000,000 years
Sun spots, according to Profes-
sor Rufus, are vast vortical storms,
wide enough to suck in the earth.
There is a magnetic phenomenon
about these storms which can now
be measured in intensity. An in-
teresting observation about the sun
is that on its surface are "promin-
ences" of hydrogen too hot to
burn. Changes in eruptive prom-
inences may be photographed.
During a solar eclipse, the promin-
ences may be observed easily.
Praises Spectroscope.
Quoting Keats' remark that
"Newton took the poetry out of the
rainbow", Professor Rufus stated
that spectrum analysis is one of
the greatest contributions to sci-
ence of the nineteenth century. By
the spectroscope it has been de-
termined that nearly 60 of the ele-
ments existing on the earth are al-
so in the sun. In fact, even the
abundance of the elements is sim-
ilar in the sun and the earth.
Noted Health Speakers
Will Feature Institute
Public Health Institutes offering
intensified work over the week end
July 18-19 will be addressed by Dr.
C. C. Slemons, State Commissioner
of Health bn Diphtheria Control,
sand on Ventilation by Dr. C. E. A.
Winslow, Professor, Department of
Public Health, Yale University. Miss
Ola Hylton of the University Hos-
pital will discuss the medical case
- workers' relation to the community.
Dr. J. D. Monroe, Oakland Coun-
f ty Health Commissioner, will spea
on the administration of the Oak-
I land County Health unit, and con-
s trol of communicable diseases im
e the public schools will be discussed
e by Dr. D. M. Gudakunst, Directo
- of School Health Service, Detroit.
y Summer Session attendance i
- the division of Hygiene and Public
e Health shows a marked advanc
over the attendance of last year

Smedley D. Butler,
The marine commander w h o
cleaned up Philadelphia, is being
considered for the post of com-
mandant of the Marine Corps, suc-
ceeding the recently deceased Wen-
dell C. Neville.
Geologist Describes Airplane
and Radio as New Aids
in Exploration.
"Modern inventions - the air-
plane and the radio - have pro-
foundly transformed polar explor-
ation, have made it vastly easier,"
stated Prof. William H. Hobbs yes-
terday, speaking before the Men's
Education club on "The New and
the Old in Polar Exploration."
Radio according to Professorl

Declares Opponent in Senatorial
Race Spent Twice as Much
in Effort to Win.
Nye Attempts to Link Chicago
Machine With Campaign;
Connection Denied.
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO. July 14.-Ruth Hanna
McCormick, the first woman ever to
be nominated to the United States
Senate, told the Senate campaign
fund investigation committee that
what she terms "the patronage ma-
chine system" will remove from
senatorial primaries one of the
main causes of large campaign ex-
Her comment was part of a 7,000
word prepared statement which she
read at the opening of the inquiry
into her expenditures in defeating
Sen. Charles S. Deneen for the
Republican nomination last April.
Condemns Deneen
Defending the expenditure of
$252,572 of her own money and the
spending of $67,214 by her friends
in her behalf, Mrs. McCormick in-
terpolated the observation that she
was "willing to believe" that her
opponent's campaign cost twice as
Sen. Gerald T. Nye, chairman of
the committee, asked Mrs. McCor-
mick if she believed that charge
could be substantiated byevidence
and she replied that it "would be
substantiated if your inquiry reach-
es down into the precinct organiza-


Hobbs, was used as early as 1911 tion."
in polar work. At that time, howev- At the request of the senator,
er, a powerful long wave plant with she gave him the names of Roy 0.
a substantial antenna was consid- West, Republican national commit-
ered necessary. Since then, short teeman, Jacob Allen and Thomas
wave radios using comparatively Se eley, Deneen campaign leaders,
little power have been developed so as the men who could tell most
that both MacMillan and Byrd used about the senator's race, and was
them successfully. assured they would be heard by the
Former expeditions, Professor committee.s
Hobbs said, have suffered from the Accusations Annoy Her
six months' absence of light and Mrs. McCormick appeared an-
ultra-violet rays. Now the radio noyed by Senator Nye's insistent ef-
mulra-thelmenraynd isthe adtifort to link her name with various
amuses the men and is ready to other Republican factions in Chi-
notify the world if any disaster oc- cg n okcut n n
curs. cago and Cook county and em-
The airship, Professor Hobbs phatically told the senator she had
averred, is probably the best device testified under oath that she had
for covering the long distances con- no alliances with any group or or-uth
fronting polar explorers. Airplanes, aiztonadtharh ele t was nt trt
first used in exploration by MacMil- Tth eied it opot d
lan, also have great advantages, but The senatorial nominee compared
airplane work remains rather haz- her campaign expense with the
ardous. expenses of the last presidential
Professor Hobbs described in his campaign and cited figures by
lecture the territory around both comparison in three-fourth of the
poles and their comparative diffi-; states. She said her campaign was
culties of exploration. He also out- $557,000 less costly than the presi-
culined the characteristics of the Bay dential campaign in Illinois.
of Whales, on which he recommend-
ed that Byrd establish his depot. SADLER TO SPEAK
At the joint meeting of the Wom-
en's Education club and Pi Lambda Will Discuss Trends in Modern
Theta, the new elementary schoolWr
was discussed by Dr. Willard C. 01- Building of Ocean Vessels.

sen. To provide excellent educa-
tional opportunities for children
enrolled, to give University instruc-
tion on graduate level for directors,'
supervisors, and teachers of nurs-
ery and elementary schools, and to
provide facilities for special re-
search in the scientific care of chil-
dren are the major aims of the
school. Dr. Olsen stressed the fact
that the school, though an experi-
mental one, hoped to utilize the
findings of the public schools. ForI
. the children they hope to make!
the school a happy place to work
and play in.
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Dean Herbert C. Sadler, Colleges
of Engineering and Architecture,
will lecture at 5 o'clock today m
the Natural Science auditorium on
the subject, "The Greyhounds of
the Atlantic, Past, Present and Fu-
"Less than a century ago," said
Dean Sadler, in an interview, "the
steamships considered the height
of luxury were only 200 feet long
and developed 400 to 500 horsepow-
er, today they are almost 1000 feet
in length and develop 150,000 to
160,000 horse power."
"Research in engineering and
science, development of steel al-
loys, the use of the turbine in place
of the reciprocating engine, have
made the large ship with its econo-
mies possible," said Dean Sadler,
"and the experimentation with the
size of the ship has also increased
the speed, the luxury of travel and
the design and construction of the
ship and its machinery.
The story of this phenomenal but
gradual advance will be told in an
illustrated lecture in which Dean
Sadler will discuss the develop-
ments that may be expected in the

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The excursion is open to all stu- Total enrollment for the courses in -
dents of the Summer Session. While the division last year was 126, it1 -
at the proving grounds, and while has advanced to 159 showing an in-
going between Milford and Ann Ar- crease of 33 or more than 25 per- Reports he is saving all the show-
bor, the excursionists will travel in cent. Both Michigan and out-of- ers, and will give us fair weather
snecial cars. The trip will cost one state students have contributed to today and tomorrow with a temp-,

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