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SUNDAY OaklanD MAY 10, 1931 100 MEN GUARD SIX' ACCUSED AS KIDNAP GANG 2-A HfllKIATIIRF 1 25,000 Eire--Razes OakIandLaundry AAILB.OADS LLIDOIS III I a i.i 1 1 wi ll Here I a view of the fira which swept through and destroyed the plant of th. Oakland Laundry company at 730 Twenty-flinth afreet late yesterday. The picture ihowi the collapse of the brick wall which Calou, one of the laundry owners, risked injury when he climbed to roof war h(tm a hose fir first was discovered. His efforts were in vain and all available tire apparatus and firemen were called before the flames were extinguished. Princesses9 Beatrice of Spain Avers Alfonso's Eldest Daughter Takes First Lesson in Stenography n.i -f hunh.

tshoins. CALOU, BETTER TIES tfiBOWSTS (Attempt to Rescue Suspects On Trip From East St i i t-' "-v t. i Louis to Springfield Not! 4 -v. Michelson Chided 6t Naval Academy for Experiments ENTERS FINAL RUSH WEEK Each House Has Hundreds Bills Before It, With Big Questions Like Taxation Water Problem Unsolved By' ANTHONY F. MOITORET SACRAMENTO, May 10.

Wearyi legislators caught up on sleep today after the hectic sessions of yesterday ln preparation for the coming wee'k's final spurt toward adjournment next Friday, They slept on resolves to apply the acid teat when they return to their desks on Monday to the mass of legislation rushed half way to enactment through the long hours of last night add thus morning, nbout much of which there is ad mittedly considerable confusion. Fatigue stole over members of the assembly as they went tnrougn roll call after roll call While neither house completely cleared Its files, only a scattering few measures died for want of some action, and when the final week's work begins Monday forenoon, each house will have before it hundreds of bills already ap Droved by the other. With five days atill to go before adjourn ment, the legislature haa already set up lta record of achievement. or lack of it, on certain Issues. TAX STILL RIDDLE The taxation riddle, with it double-barreled question of how to relieve common property of its growing burden of governmental support and at the same time keep revenues apace with governmental needs, remains unsolved.

Those who concern themselves with Its solution find hope In the creation of a tax research bureau I aalmrt of the state board of equal Izatlon and In the mandate to be given, the director of finance by the legislature under a (resolution i sponsored by Senator Arthur Breed of Oakland to rcommend two years from now 'what state activities be curtailed in the Inter ests of economy and without Jeop ardlzlng the welfare bf the people. Beyond these, which hold only a promise of later relief, the legislature merely nibbled at the tax question and will pass Into history next Friday with only tninor ad Justments having been made In the system of raising revenues. The water conservation problem likewise la to remain unsolved, but the hope: here Ilea In a possible special seealon In time to submit a definite program to the people in November 1932. Although the senate paved the way for auch a special session by approving the Crittenden resolu tion for a Joint legislative committee of 14 members further to Investigate the subject, there Is ad ditional controversy over water looming before adjournment. COMMISSION BILL DIES The assembly early yesterday turned thumbs down on the administration's plan for a water resources commission of nine mem- I hers to be appointed by the governor.

The probable cost of this proposed commission's work had not been worked out and was to be the subject of amendments proposed in the senate next week. However, -the assembly killed the bill providing for the commission Introduced by Aasemblyman Robert L. Patterson of Taft, when It listened to opposition from San Joaouln valley members and sent the measure back to committee. The Issue of increased compen sation for Judges was left more or less up In the air when the assembly refused to an Increase for the supreme and ap pellate court Justices. While the Increases proposed for superior Judges In the smaller counties pro vided for in a eeore of bills al ready approved by one house or the other, the 11000 raise for superior Judges in Alameda, San Francisco and Los Angeles counties, Increasing them from 9000 to $10,000 a year, may be Jeopardized by the assembly's attitude toward the compensation of the higher court Justices.

The appellate Judges now receive 110.000 a year, ana if the senate approves the Ala meda, Ran Francisco and Los An geles Increase, the superior Judges in the metropolitan areas will re ceive as much as the appellate Judges. OAKLAND BILL It The proposed Increase to $6000 a year for oaKiana ponce juasea and Justices of the peace In Oakland and Brooklyn townships, with a proviso barring them from the practice of law, will be before tne senate for action during the com ing week. Senators Breed and E. H. cnris- tlan have been giving this legis lation close study and the group of bills have undergone considerable amendment since their pas sage by the assembly.

Also of special Interest to Oak land on the final week's files Is the debt limitation bill designed to ease the special assessment burden on the small property owner. This bill was introduced by As semblymen Charles W. Fisher, W. Feeley, "William W. Hoffman and Eugene W.

Roland of Oakland. Jointly with a group of Los Angeles legislators. It has already passed the assembly and will be before the senate on Monday. Believing that the bill holding down special assessments to SO per rent of the true vaKie of property affected represents only an Initial step of relief, the assembly voted early yesterday to Continue the legislative Investigation Into street improvement laws and street paving costa for another two years. The original Investigation au thorized two years ago grew out of the Columbian park paving scandal In' Oakland.

The senate, however, failed to act on Senator Roy Fellom's resolution to" con tinue such an Investigation, the measure dying on the files, so that the ultimate fare of the assembly resolution la problematical. endangered firemen. A. P. $125,010 FIRE 1000 See Blaze at 29th Street, Periling School, Damaging Homes Fire which threatened the Bur- ant eehool and other adjoining resiliences destroyed the plant of the Oakland Laundry company at 70 Twenty-ninth street Jste yesterday with a loss estimated at about 1128,000.

Five alarms were turned In by residents who saw flames shoot a hundred feet Into the air from the building. The fira waa extin guished after- three-quarter hour light by scores-of Oakland fire men. When Fire Chief William Lutkey arrived and saw the extent which the fire might grow he summoned all additional appar atus. A watch was put over adja cent dwellings and the Durant school, across tha atreet from the laundry, to see that sparks did not ignite the roofs. 1000 SEE FIRE The burning of the wooden building, used by the company for years, cast a pall of black smoke over the downtown and lake areas.

More than 1000 persona were at tracted to the acene and traffio was blocked for nearly an hour. The fire was discovered on the roof by Sam Arren, watchman, who rolled Camilla B. Calou, one three brothers owning the com- pany, and his son, A. P. While yonng Calou played a.

fire hose on the flames, his father turned In the first alarm. The elder Calou said he believed the fire started In the attic aa re.sult of "crossed wires." Despite the efforts of young Calou and laundry, em ploy eeathe nip soon wbi oui-oi control. Firemen working with their hosts on the Hide of the laundry plant were emlancered by collapse a brick veil when the roof and wooden supports burned through. All clothing except that in a small resr bulljltg, and all equip ment except the --ower plant and apparatus In the rear was destroyed. IIOMK8 DAMAGED Directing the firemen, beside Chief Lutkey, were Ansietant Chief Manning Basrh and Battalion Chief Max Dohrman.

Police Captain J. Frank Lynch and Police Lieutenant Fred Barbeau directed the squads of police who were sent the scene to keep back spectators and direct traffic. Beside Camilla Calou, his two brothers, Ernest and Vincent, are partnerrln the laundry ownership. Camilla Cnlou said the loss probably rfould he tltn.OOA, but his office manacer, fi. L.

Towle, said might reach flSO.OOO. Homes adjacent to the laundry were slichtly damaged by water and small roof fires. These were: vacant house at 711 Twenty-ninth street owned by Mrs. I). Kohler of Cloverdale; 70 Twenty-ninth street, owned end occupied by Mrs.

Jennie Btmmgen and her dauphter, Mrs. William lllrhter; Twenty-ninth street, owned by Utromgen end occupied by Weston Well and Mr. and C. A. Easier; 700 Twenty-ninth street, owned and occupied Mrs.

Ernestine Richie, and Twenty-ninth street, owned and occupied by Mrs. J. Collins. I 1 0 Equalization of Freight Rates Planned to Increase Revenue; Black Future Seen If Project Fails By FREDERICK C. OTHMAV, United Press Staff Correspondent CHICAGO, May .9.

Amerlca'a railroads started today on a concrete attempt to do their part in bringing back to the nation. If the attempt fallsr-the country's most Important railway executives predicted utter chaos In the transportation industry, wltH widespread wage cuts and other drastle operating economies affecting millions of workers. The plan is contained In a resolution adopted by the Association of Railway Executives' advisory committee, composed of almost every Important rail- head In the United States. After deliberating for houra in closed meeting at the Chicago Blackstone hotel, the transportation chieftains recommended: That the various railroad agencies examine the existing freight tariff atructures with a view te leveling "the lnequalltlea" now prevalent. BECK LOST REVENUE The United Press learned that the railroads hope thereby to re gain some of their lost revenue, and, as they did In 1921, when the country also waa in a siege of depression, led the way to general financial well being.

The rate increases granted the railroads at that time aided In the start of a wave of buying which culminat ed in perhaps the greatest period of prosperity the world haa ever known. In the height of the 1920 depres sion, the railroads were granted a 40 per cent blanket freight rate increase. Although- the rates were stepped up actually only about 25 per cent, the resultant spending of millions of dollars for higher wages-, more employees and better equipment was credited in many quarters with bringing the nation, out of its war-end doldrums. Then, aa It was discussed by the twenty-four railroad heads attending the Chicago meeting, a "whittling" process set In, whereby one freight rate and then another waa reduced until some 6000 tariffs were lowered, and today's ratea approximate those In force In 1920. CREDIT AFFECTED The present lowered rates and the general depression thus are affecting seriously the railroads'-credit, said the executives, who agreed that their problem, put simply, consists of increasing their income or decreasing their outgo.

The roads already have laid off all possible men, reduced dividends and curtailed purchases of equip ment. If the outgo Is to be re duced further, the conferees decided they must cut wages drastically. With approximately 20 per cent of all the workers in the country dependent directly or Indirectly on the railroads, a general salary cut would mean another segment added to the vicious de pression circle. The only other con tinued the transportation chieftains, Is the raising of Income in the hope that railroad earnings may Increase from the 1 per cent on valuation reported in 1980 to something approximating the per cent termed fair by law. South America Map Offered For Ten Cents milP n.VL'H TBIRITNF.

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Down the whole length of its narrow ribboned area, range the towering Andes, ever snow-clad. Santiago, the capital of Chile, as. well at its principal eity, is a rity of great charm, and noted for its healthful climate. Val-psraiso, on Ihe cosst, ranks with the great porta of the Pacific, Tbe position of this nnique and interesting republic may be accurately ascertained from a new five-color map of South America now vsilable to ihe readers of Tbe Oakland TRIBUNE. The profuse annotationa abow the population, resources, and much other- valuable information now brought op to date.

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Rame I Citv I I State By MARY KNIGHT United Press Staff Correspondent FONTAINEBLEAU. France, May 9 (UP) The' "Job of being princess" is much more difficult than most people imagine, Princess Bea trice, eldest daughter of the i led King of Spain, told the United Press last night after she had taken her first lesson in short hand ami typewriting, a trice and her sis ter is tine, are prep arlng emselvea to begin paid jobs as a cretaries to their father and niXCEH SEATKICI. mother. 'No," she added, laughing, "we haven't even thought about husbands or being relieved of the pecesslty of marrying hand-picked royal youtha as a result of the revoution in Spain We've been much too busy trying to fill our lobs." Princess Beatrice, who Is II, ana Princess Christine, 19, are living at Fontalnebleau with other mem bers of the exiled monarch a family, except Juan, who is in the British Naval academy. We certainly work harder than any lady reporters or secretaries, said Beatrice.

"Wo never really get off duty. There's nothing in the life of a modern princes, to be compared to the. splendor of the fairy about ancient prln cesses. LONG. HARD WORK It's hard work from morning until night.

We took over the task of answering baskets full of let tors and telegrams that mother and father have received. Ami meanwhile, I must fintab a sweater I am making for my brother (the Prince of Asturias) for his birth day Sunday." Both princesses spoke proudly and loyally of their brothers, par ticularly Juan Carlos, third son of the former on whom Alfonso has placed the hope of monarchical restoration in Spain, due to the physical handicaps of the older boys. 'Juan has the hardest life or any of us," Beatrice continued. "He tsn even allow to smoke at the naval academy. He hasn't a pocket In his uniform." She was pensive for a moment, and added: 'He's always had all the pockets he wanted.

CHOSEN ON CREW -But his' director told grandma (Princess Beatrice of Enganil) that Juan Is snong and courageous und intelligent. He has been qhoaen a member of the crew. 'Jaime will soon conquer his difficulties In speaking. He Is go ng to the French government "school for mutes In the after noons." Speaking about themselves, the princesses said they liked tennis nd golf, and mother likes golf, hut there is so much work that we don't have a chance to play." Our only diversion Is listening to the Spanish radio broadcasts." (Copyrlxut. 1131, for lb TRIBUNE.) bxpert Measures sounds; Niagara Is Merely a Lion's Roar By GRIGG LONDON, May 9.

(CPA) Great Britain's antt-nolse cam paigners will derive comfort from an estimate by O. W. Kaye of the national Physical laboratory that traffic noises In New Tork, both on the surface and underground, are ten decibles louder than In London. Dr. Kaye, in a talk at the Royal Institution, also asserted that among the loudest things Known today are airplane engines, riveters, pneumatic road drillers, steamship sirens and printing presses.

But while the roar of Niagara Falls is five decibles more than that of a subway train. It Is equal only to the roar of a -single lloh. Parents' of twins may not agree with this scientist's estimate of the noise-making capacitiea of a baby, for he said that "twine crying together are only three decibles louder than ene twin crying solo." The speech power of a crowd, such aa at "the Polo grounds In New York, all talking continuously and loudly, would only suffice. It converted into light, to keep a small electric' bulb glowing throughout a baseball game, or, if concerted into heat, to make a single cup of teau (Copyrnht. 19S1, tor The TKIBPKt.) Kiwanis Singers Will Give Concert SAN FRANCISCO, May I.

The San Francisco Kiwanis Singers will give their second annual concert at Scottish Kite auditorium qn Wednesday hlst. May 20. Twenty-four men under the direction of Howard I. Milholland form trie group. Assisting artists will be Barbara Blanchard.

soprano, Anthony Linden, solo flutist of the San -Francisco symphony Orchestra, and Emily Linden, pianist. 'In addition. The Musketeers Harrison Coles and Mervllle Tetter, tenors, and Robert 'Williams, baritone, will be preaented in a group of kumberg, i 1 i v- 6, Mt MUMMOTHlli Him A t. i Ofjnofj Tried; All of. burke Oang SPRING FIELD.

May 9. 'UP) A desperate drive by I HI- 'noli police to itamp out kidnaping -an'gs which have terrorized tha midwest for months centered today at Springfield Jll mora than 100 officer stood guard over six men captured In a spectacular nlrt -t East St. Louis. Tha. six men; charged with rob- fclng.many banks, and suspected of kidnaping at least six weaimy bankers and gamblers for ransom.

were) accompanied into Springfield 4nst before midnight by BO state nolle, a dosen officers from St. i Clair county, and a squad of picked pien from the Chicago department The men were nnnncuiira iu-ihcr. Behind and In front of. them rode officers wim mncnine a-uns and shotguns ready, it naa lieon feared an attempt would bo biade by gangsters to ambush the caravan. After their arrival ma Jail here was turned Into a fort- rese with machine guns mounted all about and scores of ouicers standing guard.

GOING TO CHICAGO it was announced tha warlike would move on today to Meriing. to ba Joined there by Oovernor Louia L. Emmerson and -Walter Moody, chief of tha state lilshway police. It was planned 'then to take the men, satfto be last of rea auras aang, Into Chicago. 1 Ten men were taken In tha raid lute, yesterday on a flat on Broad-, wy.r tha principal business street lit East Bt, Louia.

unrse oi i released Immediately and an-. Riier Dewey Sullivan, was turned over to city police. The men held by tha Haw were William McQullllon. Jack ltrltt, Howard Lee, Ed Hawks, Tommy Hayes and Thomaa "(D'Connor. Acinar under ordera from Gover nor Emmerson that S'the kidnapers must be stamped out," state surrounded the oioca in -Rhich tha men were gathered, ap parently for soma sort of conference.

The block waa cleared of all twriMtrlnna and automobiles and roped off. GUNS MOUNTED A hotel entrance across the street -Wa Machine guna were mounted at four street corners, ana on several roofs. Then tlio raiders swooned upon Mi- flat and made the wholesale apMnes without the firing of a tfiot. putslde the "danger" line, a block away on either side, thon-' and of persona watched, awed ''i at the unprecedented array of 'awned officialdom. Police sald'Tommy Hayes was a leader of the band.

They said he formerly belonged to the gang of Fred Burke, who reoently waa sen- tensed in Michigan to life imprisonment for killing a policeman. lavas, they said, had organized former members of the Burke rang and the Shalton gang of Southern Illinois ln one deeper- ate hand to spread terror through- out etatea by boldupa and Girl Murder Suspect Qet8 Threat Vote RAN DIEQO, May Moss B. O-arrison, suspect In the murder llaxel, Bradshaw, 12-year-old tele- phone- operator, received a aecond letter at the Ban Diego Jail today. 1, Toul Murderer" and Informed Gar-riaon that unless police obtained enough evidence to hang him the writer would supply Information to send him to the gaTrews. uarrison was unimpreeeea ny (-he letter and Police Captain Paul i Hayes, in chsrgri of the murder In-! vesrigstlon, termed It the work of i a crank.

i Church Women Will Nominate Off icers RTCHMOND, Msy A tioml-ruling committee to select presi-rient and vice-president of the Or- jranlzed Women of th HrFt Chrls- tian church has been appointed to rame candidates to II vacancies caused by therfeslgnatlon of Mrs. I'ornlce McCormlck and Mr. M. I'ownlng. The committee consists cf Mrs.

Anna Woodford, Mrs. Fred 'flton and Mrs. Charles Arn. In-e'SDatlon of officers will be held cn May 11, It was announced. 'Alviso Councilmen To Appoint Mayor ALVIfiO, May 9.

Two council-men be seated on the local Uiari at the meeting next Monday night following the annual election here. They are. and E. A. Chlsholm.

W. E. ampett, G. H. Wade and J.

J. Keener were re-elected to the council. Police Judge Ben Chew was re-elected without opposition. A nr yor will be named Monday night "i the council. Wife's Lowe Not Worth $25,000 But 1 JSays Jury OlHCAGO.

May II a i-tt L. Coon, a salesman, valncd the love of his former tfe. Rills, at (25,000, and sued Frank Gage for that amount, charging alienation of a flections. A Jury In Jo1irw m's coort decided Oagr. a frpfchf aretit.

was liable, bnt t' Con vnlued the Jotb of fo hlchly. 1 iie fnry orderedl Gage to pay to 44 of of to It a 704 Mrs. Mrs. Mrs, hy AIMEE'S SON 'JILTED Angelus Temple Secretary Says Girl Just Wetat to See Graduation LOS ANGELES, May 9. (UP) The "blnRtcd romance" of Rolf Mcpherson, son of Almee Scmple McPherson, evangelist, and Lorna D.

Smith of Oklahoma turned ou to "Just another rumor" today The report gained circulation yesterday when Miss Smith re turned to her mid-western home to attend tha graduation exercises of her brother's high school class. "It Is quite true that Miss Smith eturned to Oklahoma," Harriot 1Jordan, secretary of Angelus tern pis said, "but reports that Rolf has been Jilted are erroneous. "Miss Smith planned her trip even before Mrs. McPherson left Los Angeles for the Orient. After her "brother's graduation, she plans to do evangelistio work and then return here." Rolf Is now route to New Tork City to meet his mother.

Army Planes Will Visit Salt Lake City SALT LAKE CITY, May Sixty-three army plnnes from Rockwell and Mather Field, of the and 6uth squadrons, will arrive In Salt Lake Sunday noon and if permission la obtained hold air maneuvres over the city, The planes will leave Monday morning for Dayton, to partici pate in the air corps field day. The plnnes will arrive In squad rons rrom Keno, It will oe the largest group ever to visit Salt Ijike at one time. There will be 64 pursuit planes and nine transport planes. jieiore noming maneuvres, war department permission must be ob tained. Chinese Killed as Train Hits Truck SALINAS.

May 9. (UP) Clovls Chan, 80, Chinese, was killed today when the daylight limited of the Southern Pacifio struck the truck he was driving on a grade crossing at Chualar, nine miles south of here. Struck squarely -amidships, the truck 'was demolished and Chan thrown more than 60 feet by the impact Deer Hits Woman In Auto With Hoof SANTA PAULA, May 9. Mrs. L.

A. Wesley was near death in a hospital today as the result of a 'freak accident while driving over tne mountainous niRnway inroe miles east of here. A large deer leaped out from the side of the road and jumped through the rear of the car. One of Its hoofs struck in the neck, severing a Jugular vein. Girl.

6. Struck by Auto and Injured Struck hv an automobile yester day near TWrty-elffhth and Appar streets. Pauline Hibbs, of 998 Apgar street, was taken to Oakland Emergency hospital where sfco waa treated for possible internal In juries, cuts and bruises. C. E.

Earhart. 181S Hoiman road, driver of the machine, re ported- that she crossed the atreet in the middle of the block. (Continued skirts of Chicago, Dr. Michelson determined the speed of light to be 18; 8 4 miles per aecond. Knn And FLOW OF THE EARTH Among Dr.

Mlchelson's other achievementa was the lnventlo of an Instrument called the echelon spectroscope, by which the effects of magnetism on light waves ca be atudled. He measured the earth tides the ebb ni flow of the globe, and thusrcroborated the planetesmlal theory of T. C. Chamberlin, i He determined thaJength of light waves, and by this means measured with accuracy Incredibly minute distances In terms of th waves of light of a fixed position In the spectrum. When it la re membered that the length of light wave varies from 1-87, 000th of an Inch for red to 1-50, 000th of an Inch for violet, the delicacy of his operations may be partially comprehended by tho layman- He determined with his linear Interferometer the length, of the standard meter In terms of cad mlum light waves, obtaining an absolutely Invariable standard oy which any gradual minute changes In the stsndard meter bar or platlnum-lrldlum, which la pre served In Tarls, may be checked Thta work alone required two years and la almost aa classic, among act entista aa Galileo's experiments with the pendulum, INTERFEROMETER USE TO TELESCOFES He extended the use of the In terfetometer to astronomy In con nection with thev.

telescope, an achievement of untold benefit to astronomers. By his method of determining the diameter of fixed stara he proved that there are euns nearly 800 times as great as our sun. and opened a field of aldereal Investl gatlon that had been closed the measurement of stars and of remote aolar systems. One of his triumphs waa the measurement of the great star Betelgeuse 160 million miles in diameter. He Invented the harmonlo ana lyser, a machine for tracing coraj- pound curves, and other instru ments capable of such accuracy that they will show displacement In a steel bar an Inch thick and six- Inches long If It be ao much aa twisted thumb and fore finger, i Hia Instruments permit scientists to measure linear differences of a millionth" an inch, and angles so fine thai the lines forming them would not separate thaw liith of a plnhead if prolonged for over a mile.

When asked some years ago what he considered his most significant achievement. Dr. Michelson said: "I think most people would aay that It was the experiment which started the Einstein theory of rel- tlvlty. But I should think of that onjy one of a doien of my ex periments In the Interference of light waves." Dr. Mlchelson's ambition waa the final determination of the velocity of light.

He frequently said that he would deem. achievement sufficient for the career of one eikptlst. 'During his long career, Dr. Michelson held professorshipe In nine universities in the United States and Europe, and waa affiliated with a acore of scientific ao-cletles. He had received honors end Ue- From Paga grees from the foremost Institutions, of the world; he waa -the first American scientist to win the Nobe prize.

He also received the Copley medal of the Royal Society of England, and was a member of that body and of the French lAcndemy. In 192.1 he was elected president of the National Academy of Sciences. noPES ACCOMPLISHMENTS HAVE AIDED MANKIND Bumming up his philosophy recently the scientist said: "Quite apart from direct benefits to humanity, It seems to me that scientific research ehould be regarded as a painter regards his art, a poet his poems, a composer his music. It would be quite as unfair to ask of these an apology for their efforts; and as the kind of benefit which I should most appreciate from research In pure sci ence Is much more allied to such non-material results results which help to Increase the pleasure of us all to matter-of-fact exist ence, and which help to teach man his true relation to his surround- tr i V-f ritar in nntum Dr. Michelson "Father" of Einstein's Theory Dr.

Albert A. Mlchelpon, veteran physicist who died yesterday In Pasadena, really the Einstein theory. This waa the tribute that came to the famed scientist from a lead ing University of California phy sicist yesterday when Dr. Michel son death became known. All the work of Einstein rests largely on an experiment of Dr.

Michelson," said Prof. E. E. Hall, chairman of the university physics department. "This experiment, known as Ihe Mltiiclson-Morloy tnent," Hnll explained, "gave the long sought answer to the question, 'Is there any drift to the el her Its conclusive showing that there Is no rtrirt loTThe ctlirr Is the basis of the Einstein theory." U.

C. 'Astronomer Pays Tribute to Michelson BERKELET. May I. Prof. A.

Leuschner, chairman of the ag ronomical department. University California, and director of the student's observatory, today ex pressed himself as "deeply shocked" hearing of the death of Dr. Albert Michelson. Professor Leuschner said: "In the passing of Dr. Michel son the world suffer the loss of one of the great physicists of all times.

The determination of the velocity of light, one of his great contributions to science. Is an outstanding achievement on account of the technique of his own which he mployed and the Importance of the result In physical and astron- mlcal theory and, measurement. He was a master of physics which led him to the prediction that the lmeters of distant stars might he easured by Interferometer- meth ods. With imHtl 1,1. wn design, the astounding feat was actually accomplished at the Mt, W'ilson observatory under his mmediate supervision.

As a man. was modest and unassuming In pita of the many honors conferred on him. He was a congenial frffnd those who shared his scientific terest and had the privilege of hia association.".

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