NESDAY, JULY 6, 1927
THE SUMMER MICHIGAN DAILY
BOOKS OF THE DAY Found By Professor
Henry Ford, by G. J. De Roulhac car. In this chapter the riter at-
Hamilton. Henry Holt and Company, tributes all the good and wonders
New York, $2.00. done by gasoline driven vehicles to thej
"'An idealist is one who seeks to Ford. This is typical of the entire
make profit for another.'" book. It seems that Hamilton wor-t
"In that definition is an explanation ships his subject to such an extent
of the nature of the ideals he holds. that at times one is almost tempted to
They are high but they are eminently think that Ford wrote the book under
practical-as much so as a Ford car." an assumed name.:
The above is an example of the way' The uninteresting style has been
Hamilton discusses Ford. For our- mentioned. It is very simple, as much
selves we have never found or heard so as Bunyon's "Pilgrim's Progress,"
of anything practical about the Ford but probably will not be considered
car, and at that we believe that the in the same class as the latter book
analogy is true, because of the difference in subject
In the first half of his book Mamil- matter.
ton has given a very sketchy, vague Mr. Hamilton has taken as a sub-
story of Ford's life in a rather unin- ject a man who should make one of
teresting style. The author empha- the most interesting biographical
sises Ford's mechanical ability from studies of the present day. There is
the time of his birth. From that time no doubt that many millions of people
on he writes of Ford's work with admire Ford and that many millions'
machinery, and of very little else. One of others dislike the gentleman. Ham-
gathers the impression that Ford was ilton has runied the possibilities of
nothing but a machine himself and his ( making his book a master-piece by
only aim in life was to make some ignoring the fact that some people
kind of an automobile. do not like Ford. He has written Proof that tuberculosis germs pro-
Theauthor neglects to give any ac- merely of Ford's successes and the duce a toxin or poison which may lead]
-count of the trials and mistakes his good he has done. He has written to the discovery of anti-toxin com-
subject made except in the field of little of Ford's character, and that parable to that now used for the pre-
mechanics. Surely, something has little displays the man as one fit to go e
been omitted from the life of a man to heaven without a moments argu- eion of scarletf has
GIGANTIC TOWER I
NEW YORK, July 5.--Man once
more is ready to pierce the sky in a
greater attempt than ever tried before.
With the approval by New York's,
building department of plans for the,
proposed 110-story Larkin Tower, on
West Forty-second Street, between
Eighth and Ninth avenues, the way is
clear for actual construction work.
The tallest structure ever erected
by man, it will rise 1,200 feet above!
the street level and go nearly 50 feet
below street level. It will exceed the
Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, in height
by 267 feet.
Its cost of estimated at $25,000,000!
and it gets its name from its designers
and builders, John A. Larkin, presi-
dent of the owning corporation, and
Edward L. Larkin, architect. Theyj
anticipate completion in two years.
Plans call for the use of 55,000 tons
of steel, said toy, be the largest amount'
ever used in single building.
Traffic in the structure is to be.
handled with 61 elevators. Top floors
wil be devoted to observation plat-~
And not the least of the many
unique features planned is a light at
the top of the uppermost spire, to
guide navigators and night flyers. It
will be seen for many miles out at
sea as well as far inland.
and method of treating the subject.
The only interesting part of the book,!
Henry Ford, is so poorly handled that
not even he is interesting. The last
comment we have to make is that we
fell asleep twice during the reading
of the book.
-J. E. B.
S PLANNED FOR
TION OF NEW YORK
(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, July 5.-Free from the
tumultuous receptions that marked
his return from France, Col. Charles
A. Lindbergh -was back in New York
today to complete work on "We," the
story of his life and his flight across
the Atlantic in "The Spirit of St.
The colonel slipped quietly into town
late yesterday after landing unan-
nounced in his plane at the Teter-
boro Airport at Hasbrouck Heights, N.
J. He had flown from Ottawa, where
he had been guest of honor at the
Canadian jubilee celebration, in three
hours and 10 minutes.
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so successful as Henry Ford. i ment with the authorities. It is not
The author then goes on to describe our place as reviewer to criticise
the various Ford plants and the me- Henry Ford, but we believe that any,
thods used in the enterprises. All man who can accumulate over a bil--
this seems to be needless material in lion dollars in one life time must have
a biography and is very uninteresting. some poor or evil traits. Hamilton,
Then follows chapters about the war has ofer-looked all the faults of the
time activities of the Ford plant and r man and has presented an untrue and
estimates of the value of the Ford a weak character. The character is
onereauy 1.11Vrederii .uersonI
above, assistant professor of medicinel
at the University of California medical
so perfect that it is hard for an intel-
ligent reader to believe that it is
drawn from a man of flesh and blood.
As a final estimate of the book, it
'is immensely uninteresting, as to style
Eiffel Tower, Paris, compared with
proposed Larkin Tower, New York
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