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July 10, 1932 - Image 3

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The French submarine Promethee (of the same type as the ship shown above) sank off Cherbourg
harbor at the point shown on the map while she was making a trial trip on the surface. Seven men
were saved but 66 went down with the ship. Among that number were 17 engineers and men of similar
ratig temporarily assigned to- the submersible. The Vengeur, sister-ship of the ill-fated submarine, is
shown above.

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Day at Camp
Starts' With
Swim at 6:15

Students to See Division Students at Biological Sta-
Of Labor Manufacturing tion Spend Rest of Day
Methods in Action In Classwork
Important industrial operations BIOLOGICAL STATION, Douglas
connected with the production of Lake, July 9.-(Special)-From 6:15
the new Ford cars will be observed o'clock in the morning, when the ris-
by a Summer Session party going on sing horn blows, until late at night,
excursion number five Wednesday the Michigan Summer Session camp
afternoon, July 13. Typical units of at Douglas lake is the scene of much
the Ford industries at River Rouge, activity. Students come from all
where everything from, windshield
glass to piston rings are manufac- over the country to attend this sta-
tured, will be open to the visitations. tion and to study zoology and bot-
This is the second -University excur- any.
sion to the Ford plant. For the more ambitious and cour-
A tour of the motor assembly ageus, there is a dip in the lake be-
plant' is first on, the itinerary. Here fore breakfast, which is at 6:45.
Ford's labor saving system of con-
tinuously moving conveyor belts is Then ereryone dons knckers and
perhaps best represented. Minute high-laced boots or other suitable
division of labor, each worker as- clothing 'for trips to bogs, lakes or
signed one small task-a valve to fields. One can see trucks starting
tighten or a piston to slip in place- out every morning at 7:45, loaded
typifies the Ford industrial methods. with zoology or botany enthusiasts,
The final assembly of the Ford to be gone until 11:45, when they
Etar, on a slowly moving chain about all come back for a real camp dinner
300 yards long, will be the next ob-
jective. Ford trucks, the new at noon. Classes begin again at 1:15
"eights," and the regular four-cylin- and last until 4:15.
der cars are all assembled on the Then thereis time for a swim, and
same line. At the starting end of the people gather on the sandy beach to
chain the bare frame of the car is lounge or dive off the tower board or
attached, then successively are add- for long swims up and down the
ed to it the automobile parts, from shore. There are also the cleanliness
wheels to motor hood, until at the enthusiasts who come down to swim,
other end of the line the completed armed With washtub and board and
car is driven off under its own power. scrub away.
Steel manufacture and processing, After supper, they congregate in
including the open hearth furnaces, the clubhouse, where society may be
the rolling mill, and the drop-forge seen at its best, in three groups: one
presses, will also be observed by the around a radio, another around a
University visitors. vic, and a third listening to the old
At the present time the River favorite rolls on the player piano.
Rouge industries employ 82,000 men, On cold evenings there is a cheery
most of. them on a six-day week, and blaze in the open fireplace and bridge
the plant now operates on a 24-hour-I goes on at one side and dancing at
basis. Only a small proportion of the other. If rain beats outside it
the automobiles are assembled' at just makes one more content to be
River Rouge, howeverg, most 'of the listening to it tap on the tin roof.
products there manufactured being There are many other evening en-
shipped to the 44 branch assembly tertainments, such as the library
plants in this country and abroad. every night. There are also, of
Reservations for the fifth excur- course, some good old-fashioned
sion must be made before 5 o'clock, fishermen who never give up and
Tuesday afternoon, July 12, in room who really have some good speci-
9, University hall. mens to exhibit.

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NOW PLAYING! 2:00-3:40-7:00-9100 P.M.
MARIAN NIXON - RALPH BELLAMY
"REBECCA OF
SUNNYBROOK FARM"
Extra - Hearst News\ Comedy

Spend the day on the beautifuIl Hron River
in one of our High Grade Old Town Canoes.
9 A.M. till 12 P.M. for $2.50
Phone 9313
Saunders' Canoe Livery
on tiul Huron River

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3 DAYS ONLY, July 14, 15, 16
Twice Daily: 2:30 and 8:30
ALL SETS RESERVED

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