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May 15, 1932 .

N umber 'L'hree


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SCHOOL of MINES and METALLURGY University of Missouri ROLLA, MISSOURI

HOME COMING NOVEMBER 4th and 5th 1932 Make your plans early to come back next fall for a VISIt, Write your old claSS-111ates to meet you here. The Rolla Section, Howard Katz '13, Chairman, will be prepared to entertain you with the usual Stag Banquet and Dance.

FOOTBALL Saturday November the 5th 2 p. m. '.

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'rhe confere: com]llete finan cII1sed, At W hecn tn I;en no eX]lenditures, sitllatioll and ran~em ellts co "lI'ha terer not be closed.' A total of mines b)' the l'1'II0r asked a tors' conllni W ilemand bllt l filii $15-!.OOO )Iore fnnds to hring in $1 'l'he commit. a]l]lropriilted it 1I'0uid he i from the gel!( A (leficiencI ~chool of lUil; items of expe to faculty lIIe in 1929 and 1 Gorernor C so the school this bienniull1 The abore City Star ex Icted, The jl

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MSM ALUMNUS ALUMKI ASSOCIATION, SCHOOL OF UINES AKD METALLURGY, ROLLA, MISSOURI l'L'.. Y 1:5, 1 !)3~ .

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.JEFFER SON CITY. ~I ay 9. -;\Iemi'e rs of the Holla 8ch ool of Min es ex ec utiye committee of th e U niY er s ity of i\Iisso uri board of cu r a tor s conferred ,yith GO " e rnor CRulfi eld todR.'· in an effort to obtain hi s appron11 to expen (litllres in e x ce ~ s of t he amount called for in fl hudget oreler Iflst f a ll r equirin g redu ction of 26 per cent in a ll stRte expeurlitures. Dr. 'W a lter ,Villia rn s, presiden t of t he Un jYe rsity of ~I i s­ so uri. and Dr. Charl es H. Fu lton. elirec to r of Rolla School of Min es, a ccompan ieel th e board of c urator' s co mmit tee, Ivhi ch inclu eleel A. A. Speer . .Jeffer so n Cit.,·; C. F. ,Ya rel , Pia ttsburg, anel Geo r ge C. W illson , St. L o ui s. NO ACTIO~ TAK E~. The confe r en ce last ed more than tlTO h onr s in ,yhich th e complete finan cia l condition of the sch ool ,01' min es \I'a s di scussed . At its con clu sion t he gOl'ernor said n o' a ction h a d been ta ken nor h a d th er e been any agreem ent as to fu ture expenditures. The go yern or prom ised to stndy th e r e l'en ue s itu ation a nd t h e school' s finan cia l fi gnres to see what arrang'em ents co ulel be macIe. ", Vhate, er h app en s, h oweyer , th e sch OO l of min es will not be closed ." t h e go yern or t old th e sch OO l ofTi cia Is. A tota l of ' ~605, 050 ,yas app r opriated for th e scho ol of min es by t h e 1931 legi slature, Rnd of thi s am oun t t h e gOYern or askeel a cut of ~ 1 5-1, 000. D r. ,Villia ms anel the ("ur ators' committee sa iel th e school could m ee t 3'100,000 at th c demanel bu t could n ot successfu ll r co ntinu e \York if the fu ll $15-1,000 ,ye r e t rimm ed f r om th e appropriation s . Mor e fund s will be ohtained I).,· in cr eRsin g ~ t ud e n ts' fee s to hrin g in ~ 12 , 000 or $15,000 adclitional. The committee agre ed to withho ld exp endi t ure of ~50 . 0DO npp r opri ated fo r r epairs and r eplacem ents, lJu t indica t cd it w ould be imp o~s ibl e t o m eet a c ut of $30,000 ord er ecl f r om the genera I opera tion s fun d . A defi cien cy app r op ria t ion of $37,000 ,,'a s mad e for t h e sch ool of min es by th e 1931 legi slat ure. On e of t he major items of exp en se last yea r ,yas a $3;i,OOO sala r y payment to fa culty m emb er s to make up a 15 p er cent cut ord er ed in 1929 and 1930 "'hen fund s r a n sh ort in that biennium. Goyern or Ca ultielc1 expec ts soon to determin e hi s p oli cy so the sch oo l may prepare its bucl get fo r the r em a ind er of thi s biennium. The abo,e a r ticle i s one that appeared in th e Kan sas City Star except that t h e fo ll ow in g paragraph was eleietecL The paragraph was as fo llo'Ys : TEACHER S TAKE PAY CUT. " A sa yin g of $46,000 is p la nn ed at Rolla by cu ttin g all fa c ulty m emb er s t~I"O month s' salary, ,yhich h as been agreed upon b~' th e teachers, th e goyernor wa s advi sed. More f und s will be obtRined by incr ea:';in g studen ts' fe es to brin g in ~ 12 , 000 or $15,000 add it ional."

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Hard Facing By R. O. Day Meta llurg ical r esenrch ha s mad e RI"Cli lahle to yar ious indus t ri es a ll o ~-s t h at lJ a ye be('n (l e\'eloped with pa rti culnr r egard to on e specifi c pr o p e r t~' , If th e en;:in ee r mll st h a ,'e g reat rig-id it,v m ate rials are iJ\"a ilahle t o lll ee t hi s n eed . Likel"ise if h e must ha ye gr en t t o n g'hn ess or such oth er prope rties a s low coefli cien t of f ri ction. 10IY coe fli cien t of exp a ns ion. h eat or a cid r esista n ce. h e is nh le to selec t ,a s ui tni.Jle nUlterial from t h e a lloy s now a,'aililhle. Comi ng to t he m a tter und er co n s i (I ~' r R ti o n , a l l0 .1">; m'e n ow anlilnhl i! thRt p asseRS to a I" er? high degr ee tb e il\) ili t.l" to r es i~t a bras iYe 'year. 'l'b e applicntion of s uch a ll o ~' s . h~' "'elc1ing m eth ods, to t h e surface or ed ge of a mfl chin c part suhj ected to abra siye w ea r i s kn own as h a rd f aCin g. ABHAS IYE WEAR Abra sh e ,year i s t h e so urce of con sid er ab le t r o uble and expen se to m a n~' indust ri es and its r educt ion to a minimum ,yi ll r es11l t in decid ed decr enses in main tenfl nce cost a nd I"er y of ten in cr eased produ ction . Th e m ost direct cos t of \yeR r is cin e to th e p urch ase of new parts or cond iti onin g of s uch \yoru pa r ts a s ca n be r etu rn ee] to se n 'ice, bnt th e act oj' r e pla cem ent cr efl tes costs t h at Rr e often n co nsid era hle item. In addition t o laha r r equired, th e mfl chin e mn s t be shu t cl ow n \I'ith con sequ ent loss of pro(luction t h at mu st be com'ider efl if th e tim e of r ep ia cemrn t is long , P a rts thnt wea r out r a pidly a r e nsuall,' ,Yarn or dull for a cons iderabl e length of tim e befo r e ther a r e r epl Rcecl. which m eu m; t hn t t h e ma ch in e~ are wo r kin g le,,;s effi cient ly and pr o babl~' producing: less l"flpicl l.,' than if th e workin g p art " 'e r e in hette r conrliti on. Th e mRchin es \\" .i Il a lso u se m or e 1l0'H'r, '''h id1 in mHn~' in stmlcl's l1l11 st lle (:o n sid2rc cl ns an item of cost". and t hi ;; in tnr n 11>'n nlll" cn llses in cr ea sed m a int~'lHl!1('e or fR ster d ellreciat ion t h a I; \yo ulll ll c n ecessar y if t he ma chin es wer e in first ClflRS co[!(l ition. Prior to the in t r odll ct ion of' hard fac in g, attempt s to CO ll1 ba t a brasi ye ,yeR l' co ns iste(l ill mH Idn ,~ ,yea rin g ]llllts of a lloys m or e s uitab le fo r the r urpose t h an th ose pr e Yi o u s l~' u sed. The ch oice of a lloys ,yas limited b~' cost lJ ecan se th e pi eces were macl e solid and u s uall y r equired a con sid erable yolume of m eta l. 'l'he a ll o ~' s h ad to h aye a certa in minimum degr ee of strength and tonghn ess because they were r equired to s t a nd th e str a in of' t r an s mitting." t he p o\\'er to th e \I'or);jng or cuttin g su rfa ce : h ence they could n ot be selected sol eh ' on th e basis of r esistRflce to ,Yea r. T'n fo r tunately an a lloy that h as been d m'eloped in r ega rd to one specific property must often sac rilice ot h er p r oper ti es ; h en ce we find th a t m etals possessin g g r eat r es istance to abra siye \Y ea r a r e comp a ratil"ely ,yeak Rnd brittle as compared to steel. Th ey a r e also h a n(licap ped economi cally in that t h e ~' are m ad e of semi-rare ami t h er ef or e expen s il'e r a lY m ateri a ls that mal; e it n ecessa r y for t h em to be sold at .a price t h at ii> co n s id e rabl~' hi gh er than that of iron or steel. These two h an di ca ps, the loss Of s tren gth a nd th e hi g her cost, prohibi t th e u se of the se uUo.vs in th e prod uction of soliel w eR l' l'es i stin g pa rts. Fortmia tel.L t h e h fl rd fac in g p r ocess ell Rbles th e \l ser to m a l; e th e m achin e p a rt of s tee l· or iron. or a limi teel ran ,~ e of oth er a ll oys selected so l e l ~' f or st r en gth . toughn ess. low cos t or an.v oth er proper ty ex cept thnt of wear r es istan ce. I1 ncl to nppl~' a cO lllpara til" ely thin CaR ting' or eclge of t he m o rc e xpensi" e hard fac in g alloy a t, and oa l." a t , point::; s ubj ect to a brasil"e ,year. Both clirect fl]l(l inclirect econ om ies a r e rea li"ec1 f r om t h e n se of . th e h a re! f a cing pro("e>'s. 'l 'h e initia l cost of n hard fR ced tool is Ll s nally m or e than t ha t of a s imp le ~tec l part ilut m a y oft"en be less beca n se sc r ap pn r ts mR~' be r e buil t b~' th e p r ocess t hu s elimin a ting th e n ece s s it~· of hu~'ing n ell' pa rt s, 01" becau se th e pa rts ma y be made of R chea per ba se (Oon t'inlled on P age 4)


MSM ALUMNUS

4 1\1S1\1 ALU MNUS

I ss ucd qu a rterly, in t he i nter es t of th e gr ad ua tes and fo rm er s t ud en t s of t he Sch ool of Min es a nd Metallurgy. S ub scri ption pri ce 50 cents, incl ud ed in Alu m ni du e ... En ter ed ns second-class m a t ter October 7, 1926, at P ost Office at R oll a, M issouri , under th e Act oE ~I a r ch 3, 1879. O ffi c e rs of the Association

D. C. J ackli n g, '92 .. ..... ..... ... ..... .... ... ... ..... ......... .... .... ... ... .. P residen t Geo rge A. E a sley, '09 .. .. .. " ... ... " .. " .. " .." .. " .... .... "" ..Vice-Presiden t Cha s. Y. Clay ton, '13 .... .... ... " .. " ............ .. " .... .......... .... .... T r ea s urer K . K . K er shn er, '20 ... ......... " .. " .. .... " .. ... ... .. .. ...... " ... .... ..... Secr etal'Y M. I-I. T h ornberry, '12 .... .. .. .................. " ...... .. " .. .. ........ .. R eeord er Sta ff

Chas. Y. Cla yton, '13 . .. .. .. .... .. ...... .... .... .... ........ .. .E di tor in Chi ef Davicl F. Wa lsh . '23.......... .. .. .. ... .. .... .A. sistant to t he E di to r A. L . Cail'l1 s, '20 .. ...... .... .. .................... .. ....... Circ nla tion Ma nager A ss oc ia t e Ed i tors

1\1. H . Th o l'l1b e l'l' ~' , '12 C. E. Bard sley, '20 K . K. K er sh ner , '20 H . E . Ahrens, '28 R ex 'W illiams, '31

V. B . Hi nsch , '09 I V. C. Zeuch, '18

Alumni Meet to O rganize Secrio n Established

Ho ward M. Katz, C lass of 19 13, Elected C hairman of Rolla Branch of the A ssociation A large n u mb er of 1\ L S. i\I. Alum ni gat her ed a t t he S inclair P enn a nt T a \'erll 'l'nesd ay e \'ell in g, F eb. 2. 'l'he m ee ti ng , t he fi r st t o be h eld in RolLa, \ \'as sponsored b y P r of. K . K . K e rshll e r of t he C h e m i s tr ~' D epa r t lllen t of t he Schoo l of i\l in es, n nd P rof . M . I-I. T h ol'l1bexry ill chn rge of the i:ltate Minin g E xp crim cn t i:l tnt ion . 'T her e n rc a t l ca ~ t fifty alum n i of th e R(;h uu l uf 1\Iill c::; a ll d i\I ctallurgy i n Holla , it \l'a s a nn oun ced . After p nr tHk ing of t he sumpt uo us d inn er sc n ed , it wa s p r oposed that a section be or .Q路a ni zeel an cl be kn own a s th e R olla Section of t he ill. S. ill. Aln m ui Associa tion. The 1\1. S. ill. Al umni A~soc i at i o n n ow has a cti ye sec tio ns in New York, Chi ca go, St. L ouis, 'l'ulsa, J oplin , Ca lifo rnia a nd th e Sou th E as t iUisso uri L ead B elt. It w as f el t t h at t here \\' er e a suffici en t nu mber at R olla to m er it an orga ni zation h er e. H o\yard 1\1. K atz of the cla ss of 1913 wa s elect ed Ch a irman of th e Ro lla Sec tion , and D . F . Don a hoe, ex '01, w a s elected Secr etar y. I n addition to those n a med a bo \'e, th e fo llowing wer e p r esent: P r of . H . E. Ahrens '28 ; D r . C. E. Bar d sley '20 ; P r of. J . B. Butler '22; Prof. C. Y. Cla yt on '13 ; Prof. L. E . Ga rrett '01 ; P r of. H . R. Han ley '01 ; R. E. H eller ex '02 ; J . A. H olm a n '27 ; C. H . J ennin gs '30; Prof. A. J . Miles '30 ; W . B. Mix '08; F. B. P owell '06; E. K. Schu man '20 ; J ohn W. Scott ex '02 ; V. X . Smith ex '16; P r of. D. F. W a lsh '24; P r of. J . M. W illson, '29; P rof. W . C. Zeuch , '18. T he second m eeting of the R olla Sec tion wa s held at th e Sincla ir Ta n r n on Tu . day evenin g , Mar ch 1st. The cla ,'s of 1901 h a d th e best r ep re entation w ith ' ix mem ber s. Tb ey \yer e : P r of. L. E . Ga rrett, D r. H. R. Ha n l e ~T, IV. H . P owell of St. J am es, R. T . R olu Es of th e Geologica l i:l uney, R ober t H eller a nd D a n D ona h oe. 'l' he ma in speaker s of th e e"l'en ing w er e B. E. H amm el', '22, wh o h a ju t r eturn ed fr om Chile, and R. L. Mook , wh o tolcl of th e wo rk bein g ca rri ed on at On a nd aga Caye. A communica tion w a s r ea d fr om the S t. L ou is ~ e c ti o n in\' it in g the R olla section to a t tc nd a ba nqu et in St. Loui s in Ap r il. A commi ttcc \Ta S appoill tcd to al'l'nl1 g'e fo r a n entc rta in men t fo r t hi s ~'c a l" s sen ior cia s, to be held bef ore the class goes on th e senior t ri p.

H ard Faci ng (Co nt in ll ed t r om P ag e 3)

lIla ter inl t h nn pre Y i o u sl~T used . Oper a ting ecoll omi es n re r ea li zed beca use of the longe r l ife of the pn r ts; hencc fe wer shu td o\\'n s f or r epla cemen t.. t hu s cr eatin g a sa \'in gs not olll., on la bor of r epla cem ent bn t a lso by nllo\\' ing con t in uou. prod ucti on fo r t he tim e th at t he m a chin e w ould otherwi se be sh ut clo\\' n. H arel fa ced lJa r ts s ta ~- in better condi t ion thn s per m it tin g t he ma chi ne to ope rate m ore e ffi cien tly a nd to p rodu ce a g rea te l' output with a s ma ll er inpu t of po \y er. H AUD FACIKG AP PLI CAreIO NS Spa ce he re is f a r t oo limi ted to a ll o\"\' a n ~' t hi ng hut the brie fes t ou t line of pre. en t h urd f aC in g ap plicat ions in t he m nn y i ndu st ri es th at fin d the proce,'s eco nomi cal. In a lld ition to t he m a ny appli ca t ions n ow in use, eng in eer s n re c o n s t a n tl ~1 find in g ne w applica t ions 1'.- h ich , i n pra ct ica ll y e \'er y case. effec t a ppreciable econom ies in opera t ion or m a in ten a nce costs. L istecl below a r e so me t .vpica l ap plicat ions in w h ich h a rd f a cin g b a s p royed i t s \\' or th. In t he minin g i nd ust n ' a r e s uch a ppli cations a s sho\' el teeth , ore ca l' co upler s, r ock bi ts and d rill s of \' a r iou . ty pes, a nd ele\' a to r bucket:;, a ll of \Thi ch h a \' e sh own a Ii f'e f rom th r ee to ten t imes as long afte r prOpel' ha rd fa cin g. App reciable sa \'in g ' h a\' e been r ea li zed by la ~' in o' a th in la yer of h a r d f ac ing a lloy a lon g' the edge of h a nd sho\' els, thn s g rea tly p r olonging t heir life. In the ma nufa ct ure of br ick a r e m a n y applicat ion s fo r the h a rd f a cing p r ocess. Am ong t hem a re .. uch a ppli cnt ions a s pu g mill blnd es, b rick dies, kniYes, a ugu r s a nd drills a nd ma n~' o th e r ~. In t he oil fi eld s h nr d fa cin g h a s hecome a O'en E'r a l p ra ctice on pr act i ca ll ~' a ll t~' p es of oil \Y ell d rillin g bits. F ishtn il bi ts. un d er cuttin g r eam er s, cor e d rill s, mn lt iple bla d ed hits a nd p r nct ica 11.\' e \'en ' type of t he so-ca lled "scrnp ing" bi ts u sed in oil \Tell ' d rill ing a r e n ow h a rd fac ed to w iths ta nd t he hea \'y a bra si\'e w ea l' to whi ch t hey nr e su hj ec ted. Hard fa c in g- sen es t he iron a nd steel in(l ustr y in ma n y \y ays. 'l'he n sef ul li fe of s nch pa r t s a s r ollin g- mill gni dcs. sc nl lin g' h oo ks, sand s linge r impell er ti ps, n llli IlIl1d g llll p<I rts, ha\'e hepn grent-ly prolonged with a Pt1rec:iah lc CCO II u llli e ~ e ffec te cl h.\' pr operl y ha rd fa c ing' t he m. Man y ot he r applicat ions f or t his procL'ss n rc f ound in t he iron alld ~ tec l illdus tr y, a few o f whi ch a r c hot tri mm in g- di es, hot shea r s, hot punches, coke pu sher shocs, edgcr r olls, an d bloomin g mill dri ving s pind les. T he cem en t inelu stn ' off er s ma n y h ard fa cing a ppli cati ons, s uch a s F nll e r - K e n~' o n p nmps, pull' eri r.er rin gs, sto ne c r ush er s, t;uilles a nel hea rin gs. etc. A f ew of t he hi " hl~' econ omi ca l a ppli ca tions to he fo unel in th e p ul p a nd paper i ndu st r y are s uch pieces of eq uipm en t a s hog a n Yils, chi pper knil' es, chi pper chu te linings, bea rin g sh afts f or centrif uga l p um ps, sc r aper s, a nd m a n? other s. In t he a ircraft indus tr y th e h a rd fa Cin g of ta ilskiels h as become a lm o t uni \路er sal. 'l'he h a rd f a cin g p r ocess h a s heen a source of a ppreciable savin gs bo th to t he user a nd to t he build er of ya rious types of m a chin es a nd m a chin e pa r t.. Such pa rts as ca m s, gri ps, toggles, ex ha us t ya l yes f or ai r cr aft a nd motor ca r a nd t r uck engin es, a h anel f nel h a nd lin .... equi pmen t, con\' eyor ys tem s, mi xer a rm s of va rious types, a r e b ut a f ew of t he m iscella neous u ses of th e process. I n t he rur a l di st rict of the co un t r y t he h a rd f acing p r ocess is p r ovin g of " a lue in m a n y ways. AO'ricult ura l i mplem en ts s uch as plo\,sh a res a r e being h a rd fa ced a nd a re p r oYi n g h ig hly eco nom icnl h.\' la stin g fi ve t imes a s long a nd by ope rat ing m ore effici nt l ~- , pa r t icularly a s to power cons umed in m o\'in " t hem. Act ual tests h a \'e sho\\' n t ha t on la rge s(;a I e f a r ming- t here i ' a pp r ecia ble a\'i ngs in ga 'oli ne a n cl oil con s umed in d r awi n g ha r d fa ced plows a s compa r cd wi th the f uel cons um d in clraw ing ordina r y s teel plows. Highwa;> m a i ntena nce has been mad e m ore economi ca l by t he l1 'C of h a rel fa Cin g on ll ch ma chin es a s g rad er s, sc raper . , s nowp lows. ctc. I,'h il e t he abo \'e f e\\' pn r flg- r nph s li s t YCr y b l'i i!f'l.r b u t a fe \y ap pli cntions in \y hi ch h a rc1 fn cing ha s eff cc t d \\'o l' th \y hil e econom ies, t he w ri ter ha s t ri ed to cO!1\路e.l' to Wc rcad(Co nti?vliecl on P ag e 5)

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(Co ll ii ll ll ecl f r om P ag e 4) e r t h e \yid e fi e ld co ye r ed a n d t h e m a llY uses to \\'h icll th e p r ocess i s a ppli cable. :\'0 attem p t ha s been m fl fl e t o giYe speCi fi c fig-u r es d ea lin g \y ith s a Yin gs mad e b ~' ba rd f aci n g a s s uch informat ion i s r e ad il y ob t a in a ble f r om th e manu fa ct urer s of t h e se ye r a l h a r d f aCing a llo:rs n o\\' on t h e m a rket. HARD FACI :\'G ALLOY S I n gen e r a I h are! fa cin g a lloys baye been rl e yeloped \yith t\TO obj ec t s in , ie\y . T h e fi r s t is of con r se t h a t t h e a ll oy m u s t g iYe l on g li f e ~' h en s ubj ec ted to abr a s iY e w ea r , th e oth er i s that s uch a ll o ~' s mu s t be e a s i1 ~' a pplied b~- t h e a r c 01' w eld in g t or ch. '.rh er e a r e q uite a numiJ er of h a r d fa cin g a ll OTS n o\y on t h e m a r k et a nd th e selec tion a s t o w hich to u se ' m u s t d ep en d u pon t h e u lt im a te econom~' t o th e u~e r. Of co ur se t h e m ost sa ti sfa cto r y and concl u siye tes t is t h at \Thi ch i s r un in t h e plant u nd er a ctu a l op er atin g cO lllli t ion s. T h er e a r e, h O\Te \'e r. ce rtain in t er es ting t h e ore t ica l con sid e r ation s con cer n in g th e m ech a n ics of w e a l' and t he ca u se of \yen r r esistan ce t h at s h o uld be con s id er ed. F or con yeni en ce in di sc u s>;in g th ese th eor e t ica l con"id er fltion s h arel f acin g a l1 o ~' s ma ~' ' be d i ,'id ed into fiy e cla~>;es . T h e fi r s t of th ese is m a d e u p of t h e ch ea p. s h or t -l iyed a lloy s, som e of \y hi ch a r e m e r e l:r ca s t ir on s \yit h or w i t h ou t a sm a ll amount of a llo,' elem ents. Th ey h a ye h ad b u t yer y li ttle s nccess anel a r e n O\T li m i t ed to a Ter y f e w a pp li ca t ion s. The secon d cla ss con si sts of w h at a r e es " ent i a l1 ~' :) ll o ~' s t eels. T h ey con ta in Y:) ryi n g amonnt s of s nch elem en ts a s chrom ium. t u ngs t en. m a n g·a n ese. s ili con , ca r bo n. et c" th e tota l of a ll a l1 o ~' i ng e le ments inc lu d in g c:11'1101] bei n.g u s ua lly below 20% . T h ese a ll o~- s possess g r ea te l' r ec;i s ta ll ce t o ab r a s iye \Tea r t h a n or d in a r y st ee ls, compa r i ng fa Y o r a l)l ~' " 'it h Ha d fi eld m anga n ese s t ee l, w h ich is in e lnc1 0d ill t h i s lis t and is som et imes u s ed in t h e ha r d fa cing proces:;, b u t w h en u sed a s a h a r d facin g a ll o ~' t heir life \y ill be con sid erahly less t h a n th e h a rd er ha r el fa cin g a ll o~'s . Th e ma in u se of a lloys in t hi s cla ss i s a s a fille r in b uil d in g LlP bad l ~' \y or n par t s p r epar aton ' to apply ing' a fin a l h a r d s urfa ce of t he be tte r g r fl cl e a ll oys . '1' wo p r op er ties, l o~' e r cos t a n d tough n ess. ma ke th em a dm ir a b l~' s ni t ed to t hi s u se. T h e th inl class co n si s t s of a ll oys con t a ini ng f r om 50 t o 80'70 of i r on a lloyed \yith on e 01' mo r e of s uch elem en t s as t un g s te n. chromiu m. ca r bon . s ilicon , ma ngan ese, a n el som et im es sma ll am oun t s of coba lt a n d ni cke L 'l'hese a ll oj's ma y be classed a s t ru e h a r d fa cin g a lloys i n t h at t h ey a r e u sed f or th e fi n a l \year r eSis t ing s u r f ace a n d a r e u seel f or ma ll Y app li ca t ion s t h a t (10 n ot r equ ir e th e high es t g r ad e of \y ea r r esis tan ce. T h e fo urt h cla ss con s is t s of n on-fe rr ou s a ll o ~' s of coba l t , chromiu m , and t ungsten . of wh i ch I-Iayn es Stell ite is a n example. T h ese a llo,' s a r e some wh at h igh er in cos t bu t t h e in cr e a sed life m or e t h a n j u s ti fi e~ t h e acldecl exp end iture fo r t h e m a t eriaL T h ese a lloys are obta inable in t h e f or l11 of \y eld iu g r oel a n d a r e m ad e ill seTe rfil gTa cles a ll of \y hi ch a r e hi g hly r esis ta nt to abra s h 'e w ea l' ancl <.: o ' er a \y id e r a nge of p hy Sica l p r op e rt i e ~. A peculi a r adn1nta ge r es ultin g f r om t he use of co11a l t i ns t ea d of iron a s a bn~e m e ta l li es in a h ig'h clegr ee of r ed h a r dn ess wh ich it impa r ts to th e a ll o ~'. 'l'hi s m atter \y ill be clbc nssed belo\y. T h e fift h cla ss con sis t s of t h e so-ca lled cli a m rHlel s u bstit u t es :wd is mad e up of a ll oys con ta in in g a pp r o x i mat e l ~' 90 % tu n gs t en ca r bid e w it h th e r emai nd er of cobalt. n ic kel. ir on o r sim ilar m eta ls a d d ed to f a cili tate manufa ct ure a n d to g iye impa c t str e ng th. t o ugh ness. a n d h ea t r esis t a q ce t o t he tu ngst en carbid e. T h ese cli am olJcl s uhs titu t es a r e obta in able in t he fo r m of small cas tings of ya ri ous s ha pes \yhi eh a r e \ye lcl ed on t o th e w ea ri n g s urfa ees b,' m ea ll s of a h a r d \y earin g a llo,'. 'W hil e a lloys in t hi s clfl ss are n ot f usible nn d er t h e oxy -a ce t.d en e fl a m e t h e ~' lIla~' be ea sil y \yel cl eel in to plaee by ot h er m e t a ls a n d an ch or eel on t h e \" efl rin g ' u r f a ce. T h ey are ext r em ely h a r d a llo,'s being n e ar l ~' a s h a r d a s sili con carbid e 01' ca r bo r u nd um a nd are cl ose to t h e d iamon d on Moh s' scale of h a r d n ess ilut t h eir u se i s s om e\yh a t m or e lim ited t h an that of h a r d f a cin g a lloy s of t h e oth er classes m en t ion ed . A sixth cla ss con sis t s of a com bin ation of a h anl f a cing (Con lin 'lI ed on P ag e 6)

Gain s 5.5 Per Cent 672 Students Register for 193 1- 193 2 School Y ear; Sc hool

Needs M oney Support from State Accor d ing t o H . H. Arll1 s hy, R eg'i st ra l' of l'h e Sch ool , t w enty-one n ew s tud ents h av e enrol1 ed . [Jn cl w ith t he e nd in g of tb e sem est er of sever a l of t h e S t. I .o u is i1igh sch ools t h is \yeek , t h e total numbe r of n ew st ude n t s enro lled will be m a t eria ll y incr ea sed . '1'b e sc h ool yea r of 1931-32 ha s esta hli sh ed a new r ecor cl fo r totnl s tudents en r oll ed at th e in s ti tu ti oll . '. rotnl l'egi st r flt iOll h as so far amoun ted t o 672 s tu cl en ts fo r t he .rea r . T h is eclipses la s t year 's r ec or d of 635 s t ud en t s enr olled b y 37, 01' a n inc r ea se of 5.5 p el' cent. '1'hi s en r ollm en t, sm a ll th ough i t may secm w h en c ompared to th e enroll m en t of oth er ;:'::00(1 tech nicnl sch ools t hr ough out t h e countr y , taxes t he ]Jr esen t f fl cili t ies of t h e sch oo l to t h e u tmos t. R egis t r ation is p r og r essin g e\'cr y yeil l', a ml un less a n e x pa n sion of t h e college, both in b u il c1 i ll .~ s aml fac ul t~, m ember s, is s oon ma d e, t h e tim e wh en on ly it li mited n um be r of stud ents can be a d m itted i s n ot far d is tan t. T h e R e.gis t r a r , in a s t a t em e n t i ssu ed yes t er d ay , saiel " If t he sch ool cou ld only obtain t h e prope l' s upport of t h e state it cou ld. an d w oul d become one of t h e lea din g t ec hnica l sc h ools of t he U . S . \Ve have t h e fo undat.ion f or buildin g-bo t h in equi p m ent a n d f ac ulty ; a ll t h a t w e n e ed i s t h e 1l10n ey." -Rolla NevI' E r a .

New York Alumni Have "Get-To-Gether" 1'h e a n n u a l w in t er m ee t in g of the Amer i can In sti t ute of }\lin ing a n d Metallurgica l en gin eer s w as h eld in th e E ngineer s bu ilding at 29 W est 39t h Str eet fo r f ou l' cl ays, F e brua r y 15th t o 18th . Most of th e fo ur clays wa s g iven t o tech n ical sessioll s at w h ich paper s wer e p r esen ted in t h ese field s : P et r ole um , Min in g Met hod s, Milli ng Met h oel s, Min e Ven t ilation , Iron and S t eeL Gases in Me tals ( A S:rmposium ), N onfe rrou s Me tall u r gy, Rar e Meta ls and Min eral s, Coa l GeoplI ys ica l Prospec t in g, Non f errons Alloys, and E ng in eering Ed ncation . Som e of t h e paper s presented a r e of in te r est becau se t hese pap er s wer e w ritten by lVL S. M. m en alon e 0 1' in coll a boration w i th other s. A lis t foll ow s : " Soap F lota tion of t h e Nons ulfid es : L im est oJl e, P h osp h a t e Rock , Bau x ite, F lu or sp a r , R h od ochrosi te, M a n g~lI1 ese Oxides, Bar ite, Siderite, Ch romit e, Scheelit.e :1I1d F er ber i te, a nd C ~" anite . " B y J . Brn ce Clemmer . (T. P. '145. ) "Th e E xplos i ve Sh a t t er in g of Min er a l s." B y R. S . Dean a nd J ohn Gro ss. "The Solu bili ty of Ga ses in Me ta l s." B )7 V. H, Gott s chall;: and R. S. D ean. (Pr e. ) "Th e Messi na Station a r y Ba s ic Copper Com-er ter ." B ? R. G. Knick erbock er . (T. R. 458) . "D e \'elopmen t of G un F eed R ever ber aton ' F urn a ce" a t t h e G:1rfie ld P la n t of t h e Ameri can Sm e lti n g & R e fin i ng Com p nny. " By R. A. IVags taf'f. (T. P . 471 ) . "Teach ing Ma n a gem ent in E n gi n eerin g Sch ool s." B~' E ugen e i\IcA uli ffe . " On t h e T h eor y of Fo r mation of Seg r egflte Str uct u r es in A ll o ~'s . " By C. H. Math e w son an d D. W. Sm ith . ( P r e. ) "P r od uction E n gin eeri ng." By:ill. H, G ri s \\' old . "Di sc ussion of Geolog ica l Si.gn if] can ce of t h e Ma gn etic Ma p of th e T ri-State R eg ion " B)7 H. A . B n ehle r . A t t he sm ok er h eld on Mon day e yenin g i\L S. M. \V as \vell r epresen t ed . About t hi rty m en \\' e l' e prese n t. '1'lJ e fo llow ing M. S. i\L m en w er e a r on l1 el t h e I n s tit u t e H eadqua r t er s : E. S. '1'ompk in s, ex '1(J: R a s ley. '09 ; W h ee ler , '22 ; D ea n , '15 ; Gregg, '23 ; Ma n]] , '08; Co x . '11 ; McAuli J'fe, ") 7 ' Ba r ton 17' Gill '18' W ei " e l . ' Scott '19 ' B uehl e r I{entD o~·, '24; Ho~ ver, ' '27; Da~a S~nith . e'x 129 '; l\I R zan ~< '09 ; Neal, '14; Pence, '23 ; Knigb t , ; Nee d l ('~ , '14 ; Th a tch er. ; F oley, ; Ch r is t n er , '22 ; T ea s. '17 : ~Ion sc h . '29 ; Mik ell, '25 ; W eiser , '18 ; W olfe, '31 a nd i\L K ell.v, ' H.

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metn] nncl CTll"h ecl tung-sten e:1 rhia e. Tungstcn ell r il icl e pieces ~l S gen!' r n ll.l· u see! a r e uniform in s hnp e and n re approx im iltel.l· -h hy 1;.1, h,' % in. Iong-. " Thile t hi s t.l·pe of ('Ollstrn ction is good for man," application s it hn s heen fo und t hat il ,ye]cling r od eO llliJining a ha re! fac in g a ll oy with the cru shed tn ngs ten cil rb ide i s hi gbl y d esirable for JUany ap p li cations. '1'b e nHlin file i'o r i n r s istn nce to alJ r asion w ea r i s n nc1o ubtec1h' hn rel ness. hut harcl ll ess m ust be m ens ured uncl e r t he eonciit io ns a t ,yhi ch t he pa r t is a ct uall,' ope rH t in ;.:-. ' Vhi le it is com mon kn ol, led.r;e t h:1 t all fr icti on p r odn ces h eat it is l) r ohahl.r n ot gell e r n lly r eali zed tha t th e heat li herated on t he >' urfa ces in co ntn ct produces qu ite bi ;:-h loca l teJl1[l(, l'ntur(':;. T hese te mpe r at ures Cfl n he clli<:lIlatecl not on l.l· m :lt bemllt icall.,· but t he.v ca n also be d emonstrated hy a fll irl.l· s illll)IC men n s. One ot' t he most simple \I'n:,s of demon st r ili'ing' t hb fact is to c ut the junction of a n o r dina r y t herm oco upl e. rubbin g t he t wo wir es aga in st ca ch oth er in t he m:1n llt'r of' a Yi olin a nd bo'y, and not iJl ~ th e tempe r ature r eco rd ed on an in elicatin g pyrometer. A r eason a ble clegTce of exe r t ion in t hi s IVay will r es ul t in a r ea ding of' :200 °F on t h e in strum ent, bu t that these wire. ' co ntain n o app reciably h ea t an el that thi s temper aturc i:; a s urfa ce co ndi tio n onl.,· can be sh own in two way s. F irs t. th e indi cat in g n eed le wi ll in .ta n t ly swing to zer o " 'hen t he moti o n is stopped. The secolld demon stration is t o p lace t h e t,,·o " 'ires unelcr water , w he r e up on i t will be fou nd tha t th e slime amo un t of Iyo rk p r odu ces t he sa m e temper atu r e r ead in g'. It is th ns easy to see that th e machin e pa r ts u sing greater amo un ts of power wou ld produce hig he r s urface temp e rat ures ancl in many in stances th e temper atu r es are in t he r eel h ent r ange a l t hough of co urse n ot \'is ihl e t o t h e eye, ' ''h en th is fac t i s c lea rly und er stood i t " ' i 11 he seen t ha t if t he ha r dn ess measu r ement,; a re to he mari e to preeli ·t the abili t,' of a m etal to r esist ahra s il'e wca r t he d ete rmi na t ion s should be mad e at eleya ted te mp e r Ht ure~. L et us co n ~ idl'r t ,,·o a llo.n ;. A and B. Ie th e hardn ess i s meas ured co ld , A i ~ hard er th an B. If t he allo.' ·s a r e heat ed and the ir ha rdn ess meas ureel as the temper at ure in cr ea se." i t " 'i II he fo und t h at A becom es a ppreciabl.," softe r w bil e B tends to r eta in its o rigina l hal·dness. In t hi s particu la r case a te mpe ra t nr e i s soo n r ea cbed nt ,yh ich t he curves cr oss, an el for nil temper at ures a bo,'e t bi s point a llo y B is co ns ide rably h a rder than a lloy .A.; h ~'n ee und e r a ll co nditi on s tendi ng to el e " elop s urface tem lle rn tn re al)o\' e th is c ri t ical point a li oy B a lt ho u;,:h softe r \I'h en co ld \I' ill hc s up e ri o r in r e~ i stin g ab r a s h 'e Iv enr. Thi s property oj' a n a 1I 0.\' to r eta in its 11 a rel ne:;s w itb but li tt le loss th rO \l~h th e reel hea t r ang'C i s kn O\l'l1 as " reel b a rdn ess". . '1' he impo r ta n ce of r ed h arcln pss can be s bowlI f rom a bri ef d esc ri pti on of the hi ~to r .v of metal c utting too ls. T h e rate of p r Qclu ctiun of ma chin e too ls has been incr eil sed by the i nt r oduct ion of s pec ial all oys, t he orclel' be in g hrief l.,·, first, pla in ca rb on s tee ls. seco ncl, i\Ius het s teel, third. chrom iuJU-t un g. te n hi;.:-h s peed steel, fo ul'th, cbl'omiulll-tun gsten -co ha It h i p:h speecl .·tee l. fi !'th , co ha It-cb rom iu m-tun gs ten all oys. a nel m or e r ece ll tly t UlI gsten-ca rhid e. Lea \' illg tun gsten-ca r bid e o ut of th e p ict ure, it will be noted t ha t non e of t hese all o.l·s are ha re!e r wh en cold tlHln t he ir pred ecesso rs but t hey ha I'e a g r ea te l' red ba rdll ess a li d a r e t her efo r e ca paabl e of e ut t in ;.:- at bighe r speeds . In t b i.~ sam e way reel h a re! ness is o f " a lue in r esist ing' ab r a s ion. Co bal t-chrom ium -t un gsten a Uo ~"s ha Ye th e high est deg r ee of r ed b areln e. ·s of any kn o,yn a lloy exce pt tllll"'ste n-cil ri)id e . th is prope r ty lJe ill ;':- cO ll fe rred b~' t be use of co ba lt ill s tead of iron as II base fo r t h e a llo.\' . Ano t h er p r oper t., · of a llo,'s to be cons ide red in co nn ect ion wi t h rcs ista ll ce to aiJ r ns ioll is coefficient ,)f f ri ction . G i ven t,y O a ll oy.' of equal h a rd ness but differ ellt coefficien ts of f ri ction, t be one ,yith th e lower coeffi cien t o f f ri etioll wi ll cle\'elop 101Y(' r :-, ur f'ace temp er at ures a nd lI ence will r ema in h a rd er a nd II'l II hette r r esis t abrasion. Any p la n t haYin g a " 'elc1 in g- s ho p ca n clo bnrcl fac in g, t he only expendit u re n eceSSllr.l· ile in g th e pu rcha se of r od s. Any competent ,,"c lcle r ca n. with \'e r,- little in stru ction and l'r nctice on tb e tec iJniquc, learn ye r.l· qu ick ly to produce good h a r d

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OF .\ PPLICATIO X Bni'11 the oxy-ncetyl cne a ncl th e m etilllic n rc weldin g l1l et bo(]s can be u sed for h a r d J'nc ill g·. Ea ch l1lctbod ha s i ts pa r ticula r i"i elel i n ,y hi ch i t excels th e ot her . with ll::; Il sua l a cen te r ti eld in w hi ch both l1I etal s ar e O'athfacton -. 'Yhil e no tlcfill ite lin e o f eliYisi ol1 ca n he made. ce r tain g-c ncl'ltl rill es Cl1l1 he fo llowed in decid in g- ,yil icb meth oel to Ilse. If' tb e job is sm all. especia ll.l- if it i s o n pa r tic lllar I\'o rk such :1 S t ri mming d ies. a nd if' the hard facing must be g r ound i'o d efin ite d im en .- iol1s and s h npe t he ox,'-lI cetyl ene torch is und o ub tedl.l· f ar s uperio r. On the oth er hflncl if th e job i s large n ne! !' nrface cra ck s a r e not ollj ec tionnh lc th e a r c is of ten ll r efc rred. In o relin :n.\· n'eld in g i t i s a(j\'i sa lJl e t o S(,Cll r e a certa in cleg-r ec of inn er n ll o~' i n g o r p enet rn ti on so that t he two nwtn ls ,yill he tho r o ug hly hond ed together. '1'hi ' i. n ot onl.\· Ul1n eccssan' but i s ob j ection nb le in h ard facin g- beCll ll Se i t r e~ lllt s in th e dilu t ion of th e h nr cl fac in g a llo.'· whi ch d e,)ell eh fo r its property on a h i gh pe rcen tage of n onfer r oll s lll eta is nncl h ence a n.\' el ilu t ion wit'h iron will tend to r eclu ce i ts ab ili t.v t o r eO' ist ah r as il'c \\'en L T hi s fnct i s l)a r t iClllari." t ru e of t he coba lt-chromium-tllng's ten h ard faein .!::' a ll oys. A ce rtain am olln t of intpr a ll o.l·in g- !;:: lII\flI'oida hle in th e a r c process llLl t it ca n ancl sho ul d be k ept to a llllIllIllUIll. I-l a r d fac ing ca n he do nc \" ith a to r ch ,yi t h p r actieall.l· n o in te r a llo;·ing. In co nr ln sion it may he SH iel that lJ a rd fac in g off'er s an opportu ni ty to r ecl uce cost::; a nd elimin ate t r ouble in a lmost e\' en ' in clu"tI·.I·. It ra n he t ried in a n." p lll n t at s uch sli g ht ex pen se that it sb ould be illYes t igated a::; n m ea n s of k eeping ab r as i\'e weHr nt a min imum. '1'h e aut hor of t hi s p a pe r Hoge r Da~". gr>lduatecl in 19~5. He is n on" ,yith t h e U ni on Cilrb ide and Carbon R esea r c b LHho r ato rie. on L on g I sla u cl . HOD:H-G

Why Students Come to the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy In ord er t o a sce r tn in ,,,h at farto rs innu ence "tucl ents to co me t o t hi s in sti t u t ion a SUl'\'ey \\'ns mncl e :llllong- fr esh m en. so ph0m o r e nnel juni or c:l fl sse.- a s king' t he fo ll owin g qu es tion s: 1. Ho\\' did yon fi r s t lea rn of t he Sch ool oj' ~Iin es and ;\Ieta IIn rgy'J 'J \\-ha t i ncl nced yo u t o com e to t h i.- "eh oo] ? ::'; om e ye r.\· inte resting an S\\'e r s \\' er e r eceil'eel and these fI r e til billa teel belo w: HEASO:"l S G [" Ei'\" ::\ C.\II3EIl OF HEPUES ]~ '1'a Ik:' h.\· r rof. .\ rlll sb.I·. Grn(lllnte,. Friencl S a nd F o r me r DO St llcl e n t~.

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Speakers l'i' ul11 e l'o\l ~ spen ker s f r om th e in (ln~tr ~' IHl\-e appeared lJ efo r tb e ~t ud e nt s in tb e ya ri ou s ,:; tnfl en t chflpter m ee ting-s a nd at tb e ma ss m ee t in gs clnrin ,C: t h e pa st sem este r. Mn.io r P_ S, R ein eck e, Cbie f l'J nginee r of t b e :-Ii ssis,:;ippi Riy et' Co mmi ssion. add r essed th e student c bapter of t be Ameri ca n Society of Chi l Eng in ee r ~ 011 :-fa r cb 28 on t he s ub.i ect. "Harhor' Con st rn ction . on Lake l'J ri e a nd Lake On tario" , :-1a.io r R ein ecke 'poke on t h e Gene r a l Lectures program that ni g bt. el e,cribin g h h \\' ork on t he LOlye r Missi ssippi Rh er ;1l1d sh o\\'in g the m eth od s e mplo~' ed 11.\' th e go Yel'l1men t in its attempt to contr ol Hood s on t he i\Iississippi. On Februar~- 12, A. C. Crock ett, of Jon es & L a u ghlin Steel Corpor ation , spoke at t b e m ass m eeting b o m a nd sh owed m otion pictures of one of t h e n ew pla nts of t hi s co mp a n~' .

John P . Harmon , MSM '28. spok e to t h e Minin g a nd i\1eta llurg ical Association on Febru a r .v ] 5, d esc ribin g hi s e xp eri ences \yi t h th e Soutb Am eri ca n D eyelopm ent Co mpany in E cu ado r , ""her e fo r seyer a l ~-ea r s h e ""a s Yentila tion en gineer f or th eir min es. On ;\Iarch I . E. H . T enn e~·. Chief E n,d nee r of po\\'er plants of t b e Un ion E lec tri c Light an el Po"er Co mp a n~', ga ye an illu"tra ted lec ture on tb e Ba)::'n ell Dam a nd t h e Lake of t b e Ozarks. Mr. T enn ey a ppea r ed unrl er th e a u s pi c('s of th e student chapter of til e American SOCiety of Mec h a nica l Engineer s. On March 22. H. S. Mcqu een of t h e State Geological S lll'Yey, was the spea k er at an open m ee tin g of th e Orton SoCiety. H e spoke on the clays of Misso uri , chiefl y dia s por e, flin t a nd burl e~' clays of th e Oza rk r egion . Mr. Mcqueen presen teel a ll t h e r ecent di sco Yeries a s to tbe origin, fo rmation and use of t b ese clays, ,V. B. Fish el', engineer w i t h t b e U ni on E lectric Ligh t a n d Power Co mp a n~- , spoke t o tb e loca l chap ter of t h e Ameri ca n In stitu te of l'Jl ectrica l Engineer s on .Tanua r y 27. The s ub.i ec t of tb e talk " as " El ectrica l Co nstruction Practice", a nd MI'. Fi sher di sc ussed so m e of t h e eluties a nd problem s enco unter ed b~' tb e electri cal con struction or ganization cluring th e in s tallation and prelimin a r y oper a ti on of th e electri ca l equipment in a m ode rn s tea m electric power plant.

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New Addresses IV. H. Baxter, ·21,- IV. H . B ax te r Company, InYes tnw nts, 40 W a ll 8t.. :\'ew York City. C. E. P ete rson. '16-90 W est SL :\'ew York Citv. D . H. :-Iiller. '30--3644 Cas tlenu in AY e., St. Lou·is. :-10, K T. Haney, '30-Goldfield. l o\\' a, n. K Ruth erford , ex '18-Box 458, Ca nton , Mo. R.. B. Allen. ex '30--19 Linwood 'r errace, -W estpo rt Station , Kan sas City, iVIo. R. A. Lindg ren , '23-7722 Clyde A ,·e., \'i' indsor Park Station , Chicago. S. i\1. Hayes, '22-1415 W es t Cb er ok ee A ve., Enicl , Oklah oma. A. A. Bo~-le. '25-2123 College Aye .. Alton, Illinoi s. Green e Erskin e. '16- 6141 ;\1 cPher so n Aye .. St. Louis. ~1 o. C. C. Ining, '25-637 S lade Ay e .. Elg-in. Illinois. K i\I. Gu~' , '23-682 .J a~r St., Elg'in , Illinois. K. Y. Moll, ex '0+--406 W est S \\'a n .\ Ye., \'iTebster (;ro\-es. Mo. L. H. Schu ette, '29-7927 Marquette Ay e., So uth Chi ca g-o Sta. , Chi cl!go. W. 0, K eelin g, '23-610 :\forth Rb'er Blyd. , Inde pencilm ce Mo. D. H. :-Iorgan, 'I 6--Sec r etan' of th e City Plan Commi ssion, 4952 Chippewa St., St. Lonis, Mo. F. K. :-1. Hunter, '23-cl7 Broad St., New Yorl;: City. Ronald D. ,Vard, '25-719 Yentman , IVebster Groves. Mo, ,V. L . Co uch . '23-Assa ~'e r & Cb emi st, Roya l Tiger i\Iines Co .. Breckenrid ge, Colorad o, 'Y. H. W eimer, '24-308 Nortb Sh erid a n R oad, P eori a, Ill.

7 Sigma XI Speakers

Th e Sch ool of :-1in e' Cha pter of Sigma XI, hn s en.i o.l·eel th e fo llow in g li st of s peaker s du rin g th e yea r: Relation Between Mag- netic i\Iea s m em ents flnel Geo log ic St rll cture-Dr. H . A. Buehler. l'J lec tri cal R esisth' ity :-1eas urem en t s and Geologic :-itrll ct ure--Prof. F. C. Fa rnu lll. Co rrelation of R ock F o rma t ion s l1y Mean s of In soluble R es idu es-I-I. S. Mcq ueen. P r epara ti on of Cn' s tab, in Sili cfl Gels-Dr. C . .T. :'lIon r oe. :-1eth ods of Estim nting Ga s Uesen es-Dr. J<J. A. S teph enson. Estim ation of Alu m ni a Co nten t of Dia s por e a nd Burley C l a ~' From th e Sili cia Co n ten t--D r . M . K Holm es. The E ff ec t of Gro,g on Press ur e 'Cran smiss ion in D r.v P r essing-D r . M. E . H olmes. Missouri I-Iarel F lin t Clay Fire Bri ck-~I. J . Panl. Con centrati on of Lead Ores-F, .T. DeYa ne y. Grindin g of T elesco pe i\Iirror ;<-S . R. B. C·ooke. Soa p Flotati on of !'\on-Snlphides-'Ym . Coghill.

St. Pats Review St. Pats---Gone But Not Forgotten Th e y ea rl~' par ty (kn o\\'n to som e as St. Pats) i s, fo r an oth er year. gone bn t not forgott en. Do n ' t \\' o rr~' too mu ch t hough , beca nse its o nl~' 85 2 d ays (daze to so m e of us) until \y e will , in a ll proba bility, en.i oy a nother celebra tionon e that will be broad ca st far a nd ,yide as 'a bigger a nd better St. P ats.' The fact t h at St. Pats of '32 i s gone s impl y g'i\,es u s sornething to look fo rw a rd to. (~o , gentle r encler , \\'e cl on't m ean sem ester qui ~~e" . ) Just in case som e of t h e r eade r s of thi. a r ticle ,yer e in sucb a condition t h at t h ey clidn' t kn ow .iust what \yas h appening durin g their la st h o lid a ~' we'll h astily r e\'ie\\' it fo r t h eir benefit. To begin ,,-ith St. Pats (as i s th e cu stom ) sta r ted , offi ci· all~', on r,iarcb 17 at 8 :00 p. m. , with dan ces beld at t b e ya rious fraternity h ou ses. The Triang'les, K a ppa Sigs, and Independents h a d th e priYilege of being th e fir st to enter tain a nd tb e d a ncin g con t inued f a r into t h e \Yf'e sma ll hours of tbe morning. At 3 :00 om g'ood fri end s , th e Pi K, A.'s en ter tained wi t h a breakfast dance. The n ext ni g h t . a h , the n ext nigh t. If we r em ember co rrec tly , we \"er e prh' iledged to h eal' tbat or chestra, perhaps \ye sh ould sa y 'tb e or ch es tra,' but th en 'th e best little band thi s sid e of- 'wbat "" e m ean is, Jan Garber pla yed a fi , e h a ul' pro.gra m fo r t he :-Ia sk ed B a ll. Say listen , t ll a t ~1 as ked Bill ,ya s a 'clinger ' and an~' one who missed i t r eally missed one of th e bes t clances of St. P ats. U nlike th e en gi n eer s at clea r old :-1. U., \ye, t h e Min er s of tb e Mi sso uri School of Min es a nd ;\1f'tallnrgy, succeed ed in k eeping track of our St. Pats qu een, \\'ho as a ll of yo u kn ow, was Miss Emily McCa w. Con sequ ently, the coronation took place at th e p r esc ribed tim e :1]]cl place, whi ch wa s no other tban Ja cklin g Gym tb e 'l1ight of th e Masked Bal!. After so long a tim e Jan a nd hi s boys, to sa ~r n othing of t h e Min er s. got warm ed up a nd from tben on out e \, er y on e h ad one of tbe best times tb e ~' e ye r ca n expect to haye. Jan 's sel'Yices \yere sec m'eel fo r tb e Formal Dance as \y ell a s for tbe Mask ed Bill, a ncl again no on e wa s di sappointed in th e qualit~- of the musi c that wa s di spen sed on tbi s occasion. Most of ~'ou a r e quite aware tbat the Formal Dance \\'a s h eld Saturda.v e l·ening. A little m or e se ri o u s l~', thi s St. Pats ha s been proclai mecl by competent a uth oriti es, to h a Ye been the hest St. P ats in man y a moon , and we f eel s ure t h at all who "'er e fo r tun a te enough to attencl tb e cele bra ti on f eel exactly t h e same \\'a~' about it. The success of tb e occasion ,va s in no small m easure, clue to tb e woncl erful \york of the St. P ats Boarcl and we fee l sure tbat th e whol e sch ool .i oins ll S in offerin g them our h eartiest congratu lation s. A r ough ch ec k of th e ~t . Pat~ BO~ll'crs hook s sh owed a profit of approximately $5GO.00 it \ya s annonnced h.1' 06jc ial s of th e B oan!. - THE MI SSOURI i\II:\fER.


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Canadian Minerals

Increased Fees

'j ' \) e clepn l' t"llle n t of geo l o.g~· h a s r ece n t l., · fl cq u l red a YE'r y Ynln ll ble IIclel it ion t o it's coll ec t ions ns a g'iH f r om th e e nnncl inn GoYe rnm e ll t . T h e g in co n s i s t ~ o f' t h e en t i re i\J ine ral fmd ::\'at ul'Hl H eso nr ces Exh ill it \T h ieh t he Cann el ili ll Dep a r tm ent 0'[ Immig l'at ion I1ln inl-n in ec1 a s it's Ka nsns Cit.v ofti ce. t Oge t he r ,y i t h t he cl isiliay cll se in \\'b ich t h e mate rinl \\'a s ex hi ili ted . Aholl t n yell r ngo, t hr ough t he kin cl n e ~ s 0 1' M r. \ V. O. K eeli ng, :\1S1\1 '2:'\, I-h e ele pfllt m en t of geology wa s in fo rm ed t hn t t h e imm ig ra ti on of-li ce \\'a s t o he c losed a n el t h nt t hi s coll ec t ion co u lcl llroil a il ly he ohtnin ed f(l r t he Sc hoo l of Min es. T h e n eces" fll' ~' s te ps we re immecl iate l.,- I-a k e n fill 11 t lll'o ngh t h e h e l]l of M l'. K eelin g- t ile co llec t ion \\' <1 .' 1'lI c k,,'d a nd shi p ped to t h e sc hool. T h e r e a r e approx im atel.,· fifty spec im E' n. r ep r esen ti ng th e m in e ra l \\'e,l1 t h of CHlHlCl a bot h m e ta ll ic flnd n on -m eta lli c all(l ma ny 0 1' t hem a r e Hl,lO ll g th e fin est i n t h e sc h oo l's coll ec t i o n ~ . ~'b e .' · in c l11(l e. a m on ;::' o l-Iw r s, exam pl es of coppe r , ir on. ni ck le ,mel co hal t. .gold , :m el sihe r or cs a mi a nmnher 0 1' I'he m or e impoL'ta n t n on-m e t alli c m in Pr n ls s nc ll H S f elc1 Sll:l!'. g ,\'[lsnm. s tro ntium m ine r a ls Hnd m i('a . 11- \"fl S I nr .ge l~· cllll' to )11'. K ee lin.!:': t hat t he Sch ool 01' ) r i ll e ~ olltn i necl t hi s spil' lI c1irl co ll ec t ion a nel th e d e lla r tm en t of geology wi:< hes t o ex press tlw ir al1p r ec in t ion of hi s w ork. 'j' he geology d epa r tment <l1~0 \\' is h es t o nc kn o \\-Iecl ge t h eir !:': ra ti t ucl e to t he Ca nacl inll GO " e rn m n t f or I-hi s ex hibi t w hiCh li a s lJeen p r operl y l abelled a nd cl isplfly ed in a cco n l a nce w ith t h eir ,yi s h es.

Noel Hubbard One of t h e r es ults of tlw " clep1'ess ion" h a s been a r evi s ion of fe es. both at t h e ~ c h o o l of :\1i l1 es fi nd at th e Un i , e r sit)7 flt Oo ln m lJi a. '1'h e 1'e,-i siol] fi t t h e Sch OOl of :\ fin es in cln cl es t h e a dd iti on 01' il m fl t r ic nlnti on fee of $10.00, ch a r g-ea hle o nl ~' n t t h e time oJ fi r s t r eg is t r a t ion a t t h e sch ool. A " r epe n t f ee' of t \,- O cloll a r s pel' c r edi t h o ur h fl s a l so been a d d ed t o coye r co u r ses in ,v 111ch th e s t ud en t h a s r eceiyed a g r a c1 e of fa il u r e. T hi s fee wa s p r o dd ed to in p a r t ca r e fo r t h e t r a ile r sec tion s ,y hic b a r e proyic1 ed fo r t h e conYelli en ce of t h o.'e r ecei, in g- fa ilure.' in class. ~'b e r egi s t r ation , h os pi ta l a n d li hr a r y f ee h a s been incr e nsed f r om $16.00 p el' sem es t er t o $30. 00 p e l' sem est er , find th e n on -r esic1 en t tu i t ion ch a r ge h a s been r a ised f r om '30.00 p e l' sem es t e r t o $-!O.OO p el' sem es te r. T h ese f ees. w hich bec om e e ffec tiYe n e xt Septemb er , a r e est ima ted to r e t urn to t h e sch ool he t\y een fift een fl n el t wen ty t h OUSflll d c1 011flrs a nnu a lly, wh ile on nCCO nn t of t h e sma ll mno nn t fo r t he in c1iYiel un l s t ll elpl1 t w ill pla ce bu t li t tl e a c1dition a l burc1 en ullo n t he st ud en t bod.,· .

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R . S. D ea n Explains His Recent Investigations

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C. II'. Jol ment of SII denee add I'! Wayne B Gi rardean, lDlectric COl '1'1'0,1' Gaft in,pector fc

Prominent Engineer Discusses Explosive Shattering of M inerals. R. S . D ean , B . S . '15, M. S. '16, M e t. E . ' 22. M . S . M" wh o i s Obi ef En gin ee r in t he Me tfi llurgica l D his ioll 0 1' t h e U . S. B urea u of Min es, I \' ashin gt on, D . C., made pub lic hi s r ep or t of in Yes tig ation s r ecelJ tl ~·. H e e xpla in ed h is el isco ye r ,Y of ExplosiYe S h a tteri ng of M in e r a ls as a " ub sti t ut e fo r cl' u"h in g p r epa r a t or y t o or e cl r es,.; in g Ilef o re t he A.m e ri ca n In s t i t u t e of :.'I Ii n in g fi n d M et a lllll'glc:a 1 ICn g in eer s at :\ e \\- Yo rk, F e b. 16. T his eliseoYen ' a cl\'n nces th e pos,.;ibi lit y of Yen ' m u ch r ed ucin g t he cos t a n d la bor of t h e llrepa r ati on of m in e l'a ls 1'01' or e d r ess ing a n el a lso po,.;"i b le u se of m in e p r od nc t s t h at h :1\'e bee n cl isca rded a s wa s t es. ~'h e pa p e r on thi s s n bj ec t. p r epa r ed h~' :\1r. D ea n a nd hi s co-,yor k e r , :\[ 1' . Joh n Gross, " ' <1 .' gi ,en fu,- or able p n blieity in t he ::\' e \,· Yor k 'rim es of F e ll. ] 5t h . :\Ir. D e a n a lso r ead a paVe l' he f.o r e th e A. I. i\L E . Oil '''I' he SOlu l)i1i ty 01' Gnsse s in :\l e t>l ls" in th e p r epa rat ion 01' wh ich :\11'. V. H . Go t tsehalk h acl u pnrt. ) 11'. Gottsc ha l k wa s f ormer ly h ead 01' th e Ch em is t r y D epa r tm en t at M. S. :\1.

Mineral Industry Education T he or gan iza t ion of' fI fifth cl i\'i s ion o f' t b e A . 1. M. i\ L E ., t o he kn c')\\'11 a s I-b e ";\lin er a l ] n clu s tl'Y ]1]cln en t ion D i\'i s ion" \\' a s completecl a t t h e s pr in g m ee tin g o f. tll e In s t it u te, and ] )ir ec t or Ch n rLes II. F nl toll o f' ;\1 8 :\1 " 'a s e lec- ted c h a irm an . ]) 1' . Fulton h a s been nc t iye th ro ng h t h e p as t yea r i n ca ll Y/lss in l.!; th e s it ua ti on to ~ ee i f til er e ex is t ec1 fl se n t ime n t a lrl o n g~ I· h l)~e e ng-agecl in l'cln ca ti on a l \\' or k f or t11e m ine r a l inlln s t r y fO r s uch a d ivis ion . Th e matte r wa s t ho ro ul-!:hl.v (li sc usse(1 a t t he J opli n m ee t in .£: of. t he j ns ti tu te la "t f a l l, fo ll o\\'in g \\'bi c h D r . Fu lt on se n t ou t le tter s t o t h ose ell g ag'ecl in ('Cln cfl t io nal ,york o f' t hi s n :l t nre. ns li in.t.:· f or an ex press ion f r om t hem r ega r d in .!:': t he o1'g:llli za ti o n of ~ n c h a c1 h ' is ion , o [ 1'lI e 108 re pli es 1 we re 1':1 " 01':1 1,1e. 16 n on-COlll mil·tn l. fi nd ]1 opposed. T h e n (' w1.,· f orm ed d h ' is io n ,y il1 ta l, e t h e p la ce o f' t he old E d uca t ion Comm ittee of t h e I ns titut e'. D r . Eu ge n' A . S t e ph en son. ]11'oI'es;;o r of p etro le ulll P1'(lduc'!'i on at ?-1 8 ;\1, \\' a s electec1 :'ccr etar,Y -t r ea s urt' r of t he lw\\' l.v f o rm ed c1 i,-i s iol].

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COl1lrfl cl e Ad el of t h e T r aci e U ni on Co ull c il, OOll1 r nd e Ob la n of t h e 11. K . J.. nnc1 E ng in eer Coo k, ns o u r a r t is t H ~' an ,Ya lk e r saw t h em , 1' or],e r s ::\'e w s-Mosco w P a ul Cook , '07, is Con s ulting JDngin ee r \\'ith Tzoe tm e tz olto :\10"co w U . S. S. It.

Six Graduate at E nd of First Semester ~' h e m id-y ea r g- r ncl ufl tin ;':- clnss of , ix in clllll ec1 t hree Min in g E n.g in ee r s fl nel t hree C h 'il E n.!:': inee r s. T h e gr ac1 nates a r e H. C. Chacl en . J. II. lJ l' lan e ~' nn cl R. IV. M cC lu s k~' . lIIinin g E ng inee r s : J. T . Stl1l'lll , C. H. \Yebb a ]](1 C. S. Wh ite, Oidl E ng inee r s . J. ~' . Stu rm and C. H . "\\' e bh h fl " e a lrea cl , ollt fl in ed em pl o ~- m e nt. S t urm ,y ill " 'ork ,yi th t he U p per ?lIiss iss ipp l Y :1 11 e ~' ]}iYi sion of' th e "\Y n r Depa rt me n t in St. J~o ll i s . \Ve bb w ill be \\'itl} t he S tate Ili g hw ay D epll r tm en t.

Consolidate at his hOlm Arthur B 't. LOuis, \ E. J. Cn Bethlehem L. H. Scl South Ohic IV. L. Co JIines Con1 Emmett pany's Res

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General Alumni News ~ ~ re.iSion . lllIYerSitr nes incll]cies chargeable sehool. A s also been l receiYeci a 3 part Care Or the cou, been ill, seillester. raised frOlll 115

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tember. are auci twenty f the slllail .It little aci,

1931 ,V, '1'. (Bill) Sharp ha s been \yorkin g in Loui s ia na with the U. S. Engineer s for three mon ths but is now ba ck hom e in H enryetta, Okla h oma. The high water i n th e lo\yer Mississ ippi Valley played havo c, not o nl~' with tb e citi~ en s of th e sta te, but with th e Engin ee r s' job:;; a s well. Ralph Thoma s is with th e Illinois State High way D epartment and ma y be r eached at Fo rrester , Illin ois. William Makin spent se yeral cl a ~'s Yi siting in Rolla, and is no\y at Point P leasa nt, New J ersey, wh er e he is wor k ing f or th e Point Pleasa nt I ce a llel Coa l Com pan y. Charli e K. Harrington ba s r eturn ed from Germany anel is living in Ruth erfo rd , New .Jer sey. Clarence Hang-os ky ha s a ccepted a position as meta llurgical chemis t ,yith Pratt and L etch\y orth Com pa ny of Buff a lo, N. Y.

1930 R ich ard R. Payne has r esigned hi s position with the Anglo-Chilean Consolidated Co r poration at Tocopilla, Chile ; and is now at hi s home in Wa shingt on , Illinoi s. Eugene W oodman is a graduate stucl ent at t he Unher sity of Misso uri. R.. B. Allen is no\y r esidin g a t 19 Linwood T errace, 'Vestport Station, K a nsas City, Mo. G. L. Trabanel is now a t 304 Acton Ayenu e, ';Vood i'iyer , Illin ois. H e is with the Standa rd Oil Co mpan y of I!"l(liana at thi s place. J . C. Barton is wi th the i\Iissolll'i State Highway D epartment and may be r ea ched at 815 Ea st High St., J effer son Cit~~, Mo. C. 'V. John son is in th e Mechani ca l Engineerin g D epartm ent of Swift and Compan y at St. .Joseph , Mo. His r es iclence a dd r ess is 210 Illin ois Aye., St. Joseph, 1110. 'W ayne B erry is temporarily located at his home in Cape Girardea u, Misso uri. " 'ayne ha s been with th e Gen eral E lectri c Co mpan y in S c h en ec ta cl~' . Troy Gaffey wa s in Ro lla r ecen t l.". Gaffey is a ll ele \'ator in spector for an in suran ce co mpau.v in Tnl,,:a , Oklahoma. H. F . K i rkpatrick ca me hack for a f ew d ay.; earl y ill September. Kirk is witll the G. E. Co., but will be ill Springfield, Mo., for se vera l mon th s.

1929 M. V. Thompson \yh o has been with th e An glo-Chilean Consolidated Kitrate Co rpora t ion at 'l'ocollilla, Chil e, is now a t hi s h ome at P orta geYille, Illissouri. Arthur Bradford is attend ing 'Va shin g ton Uni\"e r ~ i ty in St. Louis, Iyorking fo r a Ph. D. d egr ee. E . J . Crumm is in the Metallurgica l Depa rtment of the Bethlehem Steel Company at Sparrow' s P oint, ~I a n¡ land. L. H . Schuette's present add r ess is 7927 Ma rquette Aye., South Chicago Station, Chicago, Ill. IV. L . Couch, Assayer and Chemist f or t he Roya l 'rigel' Mines Company at Breckenridge, Colorad o. Emmett Kirn is working with th e Standard Oil Company's R esea rch Department of 'Yhi t ing, Indiana.

1928

ref three JIill' grad nates

lu,ky. ~1lI' . S. \I'lute,

'l' heodore Herman is in the Adverti sing D epar tment of the B ethleh em Steel Company at Bethlehem, I'a. His h ome is at 125 East Garri son Street. J. E. Antener whose last address wn.s 72R Cotton wood , Independence, K a nsas, is no\\' li ving at 410 So nth 9th Street of th e sa me city. C. B. 'W eiss' present a ddress is 1508 Gedd es Aye .. Ann Arbor, Michigan. W eiss is attendin g the Un i\' e r sit~' of Michiga n working for t he degr ee of Doctor in Chemical Enginee rin g.

1927 S. E. Crai g who ha s heen wi t h th e Gulf Pipe L ine of P ennsylYania, 706 Vi ctoria Building-, St. L ouis, i\Io. ; has been tran"Sferred to Tul sa , Okla homa. His address is B ox 2044, 'l'ulsa, Okla.

Paul W eber is at present enrollcd at Pnrcluc U nh'er s ity, Lafayette, IndiHIlH. H e will r eceh e t he degre.e of Docto r of Chemical E ng in eerin g in Jun e. His prese nt a ddress is c/o Chemistry D epartment, Purdue Vni '"ers ity, Lafayette, Ind ia na. Ned O. Kr aft is with th e Alumin um Compa ny of America in St. Lon is. Kra ft was h ere last ~'e nr a nd t he ? ear p r eYi ous gi ving a lecture each t ime a nd h e is expec ted to lJe bac k soon. P erry LOl'e is now proprietor of a haberd ash er y in R olla, i\Io.

1926 R.. E. K eirn 's present mld ress is n ow 301D 'VaJJa sh Ayenn e, Kan sa s City, i\Io. H e ha s JJ ee n in San Antonio, 'l'exas, fo r the la st t \\"O ~¡ea r s. J . B. Sinn ett h as moyed f rom 5656 Hamil to n Ayenu e, Cin cillnati, Ohi o; to 1920 Sou t b 'Yebst er St., Ft. \\'ayne, Indiana . B erna rd Costello is workin g as Chemi st \\'ith the Goodri ch Rubb er Co., at Los Angeles, Calif.

1925 K enne th E lli so n is with til e 'Vilcox Oil alld Ga s Company of Tulsa, Ok lahoma. A. L. H eitm a n, at presen t located nt 126 Oglesh.v St.. Lin coln, Illinois, has an nounced him self a s a cand idate fo r th e office of co un ty suneyo r fo r hi s loca l co nn t? H e bas preyi onsly been employ ed by th e Eagle Pich er i\ [ining and Smelting Comlla n y at H en n 'erta, Ok lahoma. hut tb e clo~ing down of th e 111an t at that pla ce has cau secl bim . fo r the time being, to be \yithout a j ob. Mr. I-I eitma n hopes to r et urn to e mpl o ~'m en t of Eagl e-P icher \Then i ts n ew pla nt at Sa lina , Kan sa s is r ea dy fo r opera tion .

1924 John L. Andrews is with th e IDc1isoll Gell e ral l<J ledri<; App li a nce UO ll1llall Y nt Uhi ca g-o. R olJer t Abb ett is an in st ru do r at Shel'l'iehl ~cie ntiti c Schoo l, Yale Uniyc rs it.\" in :\ ew Hayen, Co nn .

1923 i\Ir. and Mrs.

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E. R emmer s l.lllcl son \"isitcd with Mrs. R emm er's parell ts, Dr. [md Mrs. S. L. Mitchell during t he ea rly pa rt of J a nu a r y. H a milton Moor e is r epr ese ntath'e for L a clede Christy Fire Brick Compa n y in th e Soutll. His h eadquarter s are at New Orlea ns , La. C. C. "Chap" ',Vhittelsey, \\"h o is \yith Ford, B acon & Dayis of New York City, is at present in Am a rillo, 'l'exas. S. M. Burke h as moved f r om 5127 St. Louis A~'enn e to 1155 Moorlands, St . Louis, Mo. 1\!. P. 'Weigle is connected with the Aluminum Ore Co., in East St. Louis, Ill. C. C. T evis is now Assistant Division Con struction Engin eer fo r DiYi sion No. 2 of the Missouri State High\Ta y Depa r tment. His p r esent a ddress is 321 Burke St., Macon, Mo. Lt. G. A. (Pinkie ) Zeller writes f r om Dama sc us where he stopped on his way h om e from the I'hilli ppines. Pinkie g ra dua ted in metallurgy and won ld n atur a ll~' be in teres ted in the birthplace of the famous Da m ascu s s teel.

1922 E. J. H ollow wa s th e chief spea ker on a program at a banque t given by the Engin eer s Cl.ub of t be Hannibal-La Grange College. Hollow is \yith the State High\yay D epa rtment, and is located at Hannibal. Misso uri. Em ilio de Carcl ena s is a t the present tim e pr ospecting in th e Yi cini ty of Aquasca li en tes, Mexico. Ca rd enas states that \Thil e thi s new acly en t ure cloes n ot bring in an y compensa tion he i,,; hopin g to fi nd som ething ,,'o r th while . F. P. Koblbl'Y is now at 8 No r th Wi sner, Pa rk Ridge, Illin ois. H e h as been wi th th e Halpin-Kohlbr.\1 Inco rporated Compan y at 4116 Cla yto n Ave., St. L oui s, Mo. , fo r the last fo ul' yea rs.


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I V. IV. "Bill' Rolt, fo r111cr !\f in er f nllh ack , was in nolla. Feb rnnr.v Gth . "R ill" j,; n ow S n [lC'rill ten den!: of G rcl'n H iyer F n el c.;Olll[1a n y'~ i\li ll c~ at Ce n t r al C il'Y, K ent nck y. Ben H ll m mc r w ho has hc(' n in C hil e for t h e Ili st te n yca r s , ,h as 1,ee ll vis il' in g fr icn c]s in HoHn.

D r. Stcycn SOll nll(l D r . D n1, ('s Httcnel C'Cl th e m cetin g of th e A m c ri ca n Assoc iHti on of P etr ole um Geo log ists whi ch w as h e1el in Okl a h om a C it\' . rrof. C, J . i\ [ill :u iHl "; a nn ou nccd hi s cn nc1ida cy fo r 11.1dcrman fo r th c ht Ward in t h c Oity of H oll a.

1921

1912

\\ ' 111 . K :il.l1i1nnlll lm s h ce n prollH>i;l'(] to Ass i ~h l nt S up l' rin te lH] cl1l' o f Hl'sen rc:h of th e ;\ li dv nle S l eel Com pHllY in l' hiLac1e lphin . \\" aY Il1 HII Cr o\\' ('x pech; ('0 m a k e hi s h Ol1l c in LH Jolla , Ca li fo l'lli H nHe r t h e I'il's!: of i\Jnrc h. 11 cril :)fu ndt is \\' ith t h c :\Li ,.,so nri state T ] i;:: h \\' ;I ~' l k'pa r tIII l' lI t , nn d is lil'in g Ht 4fl2 7a J fi g hl n nc1 An' llIl e , St, Lou is, i\I o,

C, L . (C liJ'O COll way of' t h c U ni te d S t a t es Gy pSUll1 (;0 111lJHn .\' is 1>:1 ' k in Bosto n a fte r a h o licl ay in tll e So uth . l'a ul E . Co:]>;l,e d r oppeel i n to E. ]). L y n ton'" offi ce in Los AJl gE'les d uri n;..:' t h e ea rly p a r t of' Ja nn a r y , H e is at p r es('n t in hll , in es,' fo r him self, ,.,e llin g ce r ta in h~'-pr o(iu ets llI :l n ufactu r ecI b,\ ' t h e U nion O il ComptIJJ ~' of Ca li fo rni a, H e can lJ e r cach ed at 901 ~o r t h IY e,.;tcl'll A\'e I1Il P, L os A n ~e l cs, C ali f.

1920

1911

Hnc] ~1 r s, A. Y . liJ uli <:k and so n s. F. r ic :111 (1 J ohn, o J: K n n sn s (' it,\', fl ild iUrs. H o n n1d \\' h ik HI1fI (l a ug h t!' r , S fi llel" h (' l(l 11 f nl11il~' r e uni on in H oll n t h e 1n st \\'ce k in Jrc' llrnn,.\'. Be n :\' ic iJ o ls was in Ho lla t l1l' In(·tl'l' pHr t of Fe ln· na t' ,\'. ' r om Leac h is c10 in g ('(m suJt' ill ,'~ ;":·l'o lo",.r \\'OI' k fi t 'l'111,a, O kl nh o11l :1. ]I t' h ilS l'l'('(-' nt ly hN'11 \\'orkin g in T exlis. W. I V. \\' l' i.t:'c L i ~ \\' i t h t h e St. Josc' ph L ead Co., ilt L end\\·oocl. M o, I V. G. Il i[lpa rcl i,.; S li pe ri ntf-'ll c1c n t of I'h c CI,\'de :\lin es, fo r I'h e IV , .T. Hain e,v III C., l j n i OlIl'o\\'n , 1':1. ] Ie hH S bec'lI wit'h th is Co nlJJa n ,V fo r t h e last [hc ~' e" r ~ , an d is lil'in g at F r ed e l'i ck tO\\'Il , P a. IYiIIiHIll M, '1'11 gga 1'(' , \y h olesa1 c' leHth l'l' dca 1c r of St. L oni s, v is itec1 Ho ll a i ll April.

]) IlIl C:1 11 ,' mil'h h as r C't nl'll ed to Br nsscls, Be l ~ iulll fr om ]i] nst Ai' ri cfl, a n cI will ell' YotC hi s t im e t o con s nlting; w ork. ]), L. FO lTt'ster and Mrs . F orrester s pen t Chri stm a,.; a ncI :\'e\\' Y ea r 's Da .\' in P a~a(l e n a , Ca li f. 1\[1', a nd i\lr>' , E, D , ( T e dd~') L yn to n h a d U10 ll k'as lll'e of h :]\' in ~ (linn e r wi t h Uw m Ht t h e h OIll e of :II I's . A licc Knipe, ~i s t e r of H e nr,v F, Acl:lIll S, '1~, " H eel" say,.; t h at co neli tions in t h e c;O ppe r min es in A ri ~o nH a r e yc r y hfl cl, ,'0 m a n y of t h e mi n es be in g COLl1 p('ll ed to s hu t clo wn, in c lll (l i n g th e Old ])omini on at G lobe, \\' i(;h w hi c h "Red " \y as flssoc iaterl ,

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1918 H a n1 e,\' \\'l'isl' r is n ow wi til t h e :\'a ss flll S llI c lt in g & H l' ('illin g ( 'O Ill[Jan .r, S tal'clI Is land Stati on, 'J'ol'I'c'III' ill c', :\' e \\' Yo rk, \\' e i"e r h as I'l'l' n ", il'll t he " 'este rll E ll'c:t l' i(' COIll p a n~' of C hi c a go fu r th e l a~t two ~·eal's .

1917 ~J r . :11Il1 :\frs . F . S . F. lfrc'(1 of naxl'C' r S prin gs. K :1J.1Sa S, 111 1(1 S t . L o ui s, Mi sso llri , \'is itc d ~lr, HI](] i\[r:-:, L l'e \\' y n11 ill ln tc Feilnl<lr.\'. J oc ( '. H nrl-oll is "' il' h t h e S I·. JCI(' Len(l ('OJllJl Hn ," in Kew York C il·y. JI (, i,.; lil' in g nt X:-;~ 7 ,O l' h Kt. , J: lC' kso ll Il c'ig h t,.;, Lo ng ] ,.; Iand , l\ . Y . H. C, ll l' n s(: l1('l , w h o hn ,.; ill'l'lI \\'jj- II t il l' H llil t I '; n -,~ ill c' e ril lg Co .. 701 :\'l'W Yo rk L ifc Blc1g ., Ka ll "a s (' ity , :\[0,: is 1I 0\\' nt Bav C it \·, 'l'exa s , E, J . ~V cim e r is S llpc rin te n c]l'n i: of t h e IYilc1\\'ooc1 :\[ill e nt IVil e1wood, P a , H e w a s cmp10,H'cl by t il(-' Bu t ler Consoli d ated Coa l C() Ill 11a n~', B n t1E'1', P a .. ill If)~k i'cl ";lllll'l'i ni:end t h c const ru ction at IYilc1\\,ood of' t h e Jl lo>: I' llI o<1 c'l'Il JlI l'c h" ni c;a lly eq uipped coa l 111:llI t ill t h e sta te o f' PeJlll sy l\'ania , '1'11C p la n t i. ' an A ll en & G;ll'c:ia i n s ta llatioll ,

1916 E . H, IVoo1rych is now (:onnectccl w it h till' H r () t1 don S h eet i\l eta l Compan,\' , 4650 Page B I\'(1. , St. Lou is , :\Jo,

1915 D llnVn l'd CopC' lfi ll d h as l'l'tn l'lll'cl to Sa n tiago , (' hil l', aftc r a sh o r t " i s it in t h e Sta I:c".

1914 F.no(' h H . l\('c 'c1Ips, a llI l' IIl I'f' r of' til(' li r lll u J' A,.;h ,llown rc1 Needl c's a nd ' l'a lllll l:1I1 of GG L iill'l' ty S ITed, "l'lV Yo rk (, it.\',

1913 H. A. \\':lgs l a IT i ~ Ass i ~ta ili' ~[:lll agl' r (lJ' 11ll' I)(- nll J) l' ]lHrl'lIl l' rll' of th e A III (' I'ieml S lIl l' II' i II g l'V. Hl'f i Iii II &; ( '0 I11 pn 11 ,\ ' w it h ileac1qmll' t(' I'S at Sa lt LHk <' C it,\', was a c'a lilp ll"; \' is il'o r St . P ah \\'('('k , H. G, 1\: lIi c kl' l'il ock e l', w h o is ,,·il·1t II I(' ' I' it:lllillill (' ''"lpaIl Y o f A lllPl'i e}[ a lld 10('"I'('cl at :\i"I l'l' rll , .\l'k nl1" " ";, yis il'l'c! t lt l' ('a ll1 [l li S I" t(' ill :\1 an' h . 1'1'0 1', Jr, IT . A l'lll shy "; lw n t t h (' I"s l' \\'('c'l; ill :\Ia l'c ll , l ('ctllrin g nt the YH ri o \l:; h igh sc h ool:; ill KH n s a s C ity a n cl Jopli n,

1910 ~r.

S . Dunll i s P ]'ofc>'so r of Millin g tlt Stn n fo rd U niH'r s it,\', Palo .A lto, Cali forn ia, .THck n, H a rl a n sp en t th p Chri st m as h o1id fl.' s in L os An gel es ", il'll his wi fe a n d tlyo c1 a u gh te r s. J ac k r ece ntly C:llll e d o\y n f ro m ]i'a irh nnk s, A I:1 s k:l, on a IIIl >: in 0s::; trip , H e is r ct urnin ,g t o A1:ls1,a at th p e nd of .Ta nn a r,\'. H E' sa ys Boil iUa c kc \' a m1 A , IY, Ha ckw oocl a r t' hoth in Al as k A. " ' a l tcr ] )o bb in s wa s .in Holl a on ,Jannary 19th fi nd ~O th r e ll e win g ac<]u:Lin ta n ces. I-I e \\' :1S e nj o ~' ing- a yacation in th c Sta tcs as h c IH1S I)(,t' n \y ith t h e C hil c Co p per ('o m r>a n~' fit Ch nq n ica m flta , C hil (', fo r t h c l a,.;t twel Yc yea rs, Hi s (,OIlIT:1ct n 'cl'n !: l,\' l'x IJ'irC' cJ iJn t Ill' \\' :I ~ fo r t un ate c n oll ,gl1 t o n'Ill'W it fo r nll ol'lll' r t h r el' ,\' l'Hr s. H pllil en C. '1'h oll IJlSOn w b o w a s r cp or tC'el a s having h ec l! kill l'cl Sl' \'l'1':11 ~'c ar s :I ,g O i,.; st ill H' r ,\' IlI nc iJ <l li H' , :Inc] is now w il'h t il e l'h elp s,l) o(l ge Corp o r at ion :I t ,\'a rr ell , A ri "oll H, 'J ' h O Ill [l~o n llI aele a nalli e fo r ' him se lf w hil e ' in ' :;c;h oo l h c r e ;1;; hc in g :I n a ll -:l ro nnel goo d Illan . :\'ot c;O ll tc n t \yi t h be in g on c of t h e g r ea test footb :lll en d ~ the schoo l ]) ;)c1 e \, e r t urn ed ou t. b e succeed eel in ,,'etti ng hi ~ letter in base i> a ll. a nd in Ill " kin g goo el en o ug h g r ndes to he elected to 'l'a u Beta Pi. IYhi 1e in sc b oo l. Th om ps on W [l S fI m emiJer of t h e G ru bsta ke r 's Club, whi ch is n ow kn ow n a~ t h e Tri a n gle F r atern ity,

1909 i\I. S, :\la zan~', fo r merl," Sm elter S npe rin ten den t of th e B r aden Coppe r Co m pan y at Rancagu a, Chil e, h as open ed a Con s ultin g E n gin eer s office in X e", Yo rk C i t~·, H e \\'ill Ihe at Mon t va le, l\, J , Geo r ge F.a~l e ~r h as r ct n rn ed f r om a bn s in ess t rip t o Lond on, \I' hi1 e i n L onel\ n h e v is ite<l \y it h P . K. H orne r , '00, \\'h o i s a Consul ting E n ~in epr in L oncl ol1 . Ji' , X, l\ lI e h tl1lfl nn. acco lll pa ni E'el hy h i ' w ife, r eturn eel fo r h om ecomin g, Hi s ll ddr es, is 055 Ji'i a l'Yiew, 'W ebste r G r oye.-, Mo.

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1907 11':1 L. '\\' ri g h t, a J1 ro lllin C'nt min ing C' ng il H'l' r 0 1' Sill'e r (' ity, :'\ew :\lE'x ico, y is il'l'd in Ho lla in ]\' ei.Jrn a r ,\' , H e \\' as t h e' !:!: uest of' P r of, 11m1 '~Ir s . J, H , l.' n c1e r\\·00el n t (linn e r, H e also <:a ll ed at th e Pi Kappa A lp h a f r atql'l1ity ilO u se, H e

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\Ya s one of' t h e cha r ter m emll er s of tbflt f ratel'nih' fit tbe i";chool of Min es. H e al so ca llecl on ot be r o lel f r'i enc1s fit Holla. H e left Holla for :\lil\yaukee, \\"i s cou s in , to attencl [\ m eetin g- o f' th e B onnl of Di r ecto r s of. a m ini ng co mpany.

1906

SUm COm. Juth. ice in Los , at D re~.

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.J. , . Hoot. fI prominent bu sin ess m a n of D es Mo ines. 10\yn. yisitNl in Holln in F e hrml l'.\·. H e WflS a cco mpnni ed b)' hi:; clnll;,:·h te l'. Mi ss Ecl ith Ho ot. ' I'he,\' had ilttcndc'd t h e :\1a reli G r ns at '\ l'''· Orleans. LOll i" ia ll a . HIlCl \y e re r et urnin g to th eir hom e h)' \YfI .\' of K ;'1nsu s Cit)-. :\11'. Hoot ca m e to Hollfl to s h o\y hi s dflug-ht-e r wh e r e he hael attend ed co ll ege . '1'e(l Hfln e ~·. form erl.\- in ;;trll c t or in t h e '-ocat iollill D0[1ill'tm en t. \\'as a r o ll n<l to " -n Marc h 11th. 'J'ed \yith Sam O'Hflra \Yfls on hi s \\'fI\- t o IY nsh in~ to n. Both m en fi re \yi!h the Geo log- ica l Slln:e,- . ~ n. P. Prfl,\' of :\1 onett Yh ilw l ill H oll il (-he lattrr part of F e hru nry . HalT.\' K e"sle r is m eta llurg ist for t h e Fhl nn e r [ron W orks, i";t. L Olli s. Hc l' cs icles at Kin gs hi g l!\y ay amI S ha\\' .

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O. D. "Hed" '.\ieclermc,-e r "'h o is on t he staff of Henl clel Monte. Pachuca I-liclal go. :\[ex ico. is n o\\' in Hondlll'fl S, Cen t r a l Amc' ri ca d oin g- eX [llorati on \\'ork.

E lm er .John i";pe rlin g of Cape Gir n nl eau , Mi ssour i, in a '.\flt iona l co ntest. r ece i\-ed \yo rd a f e \\' cln ys ago t h ilt h e hilS been flwnl'Cleel fo r t h e academ ic yea r 19:32-193:3, t he Am e rican Germ a n Stucl ent F,xch a n .,,·e Sc h olfll'sh ip knO\Tn in Germany as th e DeHtscher Al, ::l(l emi l>c he Ansstausch(licnst :\Ii t gli ed sc h ilH. Mr. i"; perlin g·,.; speCial field of s t ud)' fI ])roacl \\'ill he I-Iyclraulic E ng in eer in g.

Fred Clea r mnn of th e R esea r ch D cpartm e nt of Efl i~J e­ Pi ch e r L ead Co mpnn,- of .Joplin. "'a s in Rolla ea rl,- in ~1a~' ca rr,Vil.1g on som e i n\'estigflt ions in t h e l ahorfltorie s of t h e D epartme n t of :\J eta llur g~- an d O r e DreSSing.

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Improvement in Local Unemployment Problem Thl'ongh the kin d effo r ts of t h e Chief (Dr. H . A . Buehler) fh e M ::lM men will join Topogr ap hi c S nn- e.\' parti es in th e south ern part of Mi sso uri. 'rh e \\' ork i s ])ci ng clon e as a coo pe ra t il- e j oh be t\Y een tb e i";tn te and Feele ral Geolod cfl l i";n1'\' e)-s. 'J'hose r epo r ting- II-e r e :--J. O. ((,h a lk)-) I-]olmil n '27. L. M. H ohinson '27, H . D. ThonlilS '28. Ch ns. :\1cCn\\' '31 a nd Hil)' Hllncl e r '32 .

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Gold Mining Among the Head Hunters of New Guinea '1.'0 thosc wh o t hink t hfl t r oman ce nn <l th e p ionce rin gs pirit is go ne fro l11 mining. flttent ioll i s cn ll rcl to a u c \\' p r oj ect in ;'\ e\y G ili nea. '.\ew G nin ea l ocflt ecl n o rth west from Anst r a li a " 'us form e rt.\· a GellllHll possess ion !Jllt is n ow und er th e man cl ate 01' Aust r a li n. It is a \"ild co untr." that h as been e xpl ored Ye n- li ttle. a n d o f,(,p r s nn attract il- e fi e ld for young mi nin g .g rncltlfltes e yen though it i s a co untr.v inllilbi ted by man eating tr illcs. In H)30 B lll olo Golcl Dreclgin g , L imi tecl , \yas in co rporatcd "'ith n cnp itfl l of $4,000,000 to cl eyelop and e qu ip t h e r ecen t ly cl isco '-er ed n lluyi a l go ld fie ld in th e i s la nd of Ne\\Gu inea . Th e finfln c ing of t h e project \yas do ne b.\· th e ]nt~'l'I1at i o nal :\Ii ning Co r poration find assoc iates i n '\ e \y York. Th e dr edging terr itor y i s located in t he easte rn part of t h e i sla nel in a ya s t jun gle 40 mil es in direct lin e f r om t he con st. It is a \' ery ru gge el conn try with mounta in ran ges rCflchin g an nltitude of 11,000 feet. 'l'r an s po r tation to t he go ld fie ld \ya s t he b ig or ig in a l problem as t h e r e \Ta S no road to the p r ope r ty and a high r a n ge of m Olln ta in s la y bet,,-een it ilml t h e coast. The qll estion to d ec icl e Wfl S wil et h er to build a ronel or t r a n spo r t a po\ye r pla u t, dredges and nil s nppli es by a ir p l ane~. A 90 mile r oad \you lcl h n\-e heen n ecessary at a co,;t of about $1,250.000 find two yen r ,.; \yo uld h :n e ll een neee::;sa n ' for i ts constr uction. Th e mainten an ce cost of t.he r oa cl \\' h en con s t ru cted wou ld ha'.-e been nnu s n a lly hi gh_ To a \'oid t h e larg'e s um a n cl long t ili'le n ecessa r y for r oad con stru ct i on , it \ya s d ecic1 ecl to llttelTWt t r an sportation b~' nirplil n es. T h is wa s a bolcl moye in p ion eerin g as t r a n s110r tation on s nch n hn ge scnle ha 1 n eyer il een nttempted by ail'. '1'\\'0 td-motor (eac h m oto r cleyelops 450 h. p. ) .Junker monoplflnc a irp la ll es we r e bo nght at a cost of npp r o:x im atel)' $150.000 each p la ced in '.\e\y Gn in ea . To elate t hese planes h aye ca niecl n e a rl~- 3.000 ton s of: fr e ight to th e golel fi e lcls O\'e r n r ange of lll0ll nt8ins 7,000 feet in nltitucl e wi thout an)- a ccid ents. 'rh e li f e of the se plan E'S i :o; cstimated ilt 12 ~- ea r s . S in g lc pieces " 'ei;:::hing np to 7.000 l" ~ . h n ye bcen caniccl by t h e lllfln es. A 11,000 K. IV. h ydroelect ri c p'HI'e r plnnt, on c 10 c nhi c foot llucket ll r ecl ge amI part of fI secon d dre(lg-e IlfI\'e ilecn trn l1 ;<portcd. 'l'ilc 1irst cl r pclg-c \\'ill s l'm't operntin .g in t he la te r pnr t 0[ Mn r ch. I-lad it been cl ecid C' d to lmilcl a r onel , t h c rO:1c1'" con strn c tion \You ld not yet lllw e been comple t ed . It i s planned to put in oper8tion a n aclclitionfl l clredge e' -cry s ix month s until fiYe dredges fi r e ope r ating in th e fi eld. About 100,000,000 c uhic )-nrcl s of pflynlJle g-nwe l baye been d e \' cloped to elate in t he '.\e \y Q nin ea go ld fie ld hy clrilling . It is estimatecl thnt i t \\'ill take 11 yeal's to cl re(l.~e ou t t hc te rritor y anel that approx im nteJ )' flOc per ya rd. \yill be r eco\'el'ed nt an es timated c o~t of 10c pe l' c ll l1i c ,\'a r cl, Th e r e a r e two mo::;t in tc rc ~t in ;::: points in con nection \yith th i,; Bu lolo proj ec t- fir s t. th e po;;sibility of' minin g g r a\-el contilin in g onl y 40c worth of go ld pe l' cubic yard, ami secon e! . I'h e possibili ty of u s ing n i l' tran s por tat ion in oth e r remote di st ri cts . In tel'l1iltionnl 4[in in g Corp o ration \Yi t h associiltes w ill s tart drillin g in tll e n enl' futnl' e an nrea in S01lth Ameri ca "'h er e 8il' transpol'ta tion will be necessa n ·. '1'he clntn for th is short nrti clp ",as fll rni s hed u,Y Geo rg-e A _ Ea sley, '09, a clil' ectol' of the Bnlolo Gold Drecl.:;in g, Limited ,


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McCURDY- CROWDER Frank A. McCurd y, '29, and Miss Virginia Cro\Yc] E'r wer e m a rri ed January 30 at Ada , Oklahoma. Mrs. l\{cCnnl y is a. gr ad uate of th e East Central State T eacher s Coll ege of Oklahoma; h er hom e wa s fo rm erl y at RofE, Okla. Frank co mes from Sedali a, Mi sso uri. For the past few yea r s h e has been employed in th e oil fi eld s of Okl a homa. Mr. and Mrs. McC urdy' s mail address is giYen a s Hugh esYille, Mo. WARE- POWELL Walter J. Ware. '31. P owell, M . S. l\1. '31, irl ter is .Tuni or Engin eer P ostal T elegr a ph B ldg. ,

ANDRUS, E li D exter WflS bo rn nt Rockford , Illin o is, on Octob er 20, 1885, and clied at Tuscon , Ari 7,Ona, August 6, ;1.931. After attencling the Un ive rsit..1' of Ari zo na for a year he ,Yent to th e Misso uri School of Mines, from which he "'flS grndn ated in Mine Enginee ring in 1913. Beginning: as a mill oper ator at l\lia ma, Okla ., in 1914, he h eld yarions po, ition s in Arizona , Calil'omia, and ~'fexico, becom ing mill superintendent fo r the Eagle-P icher Lea d Co. plant at Ruby, Arizona in 1928, 'wh er e h e r em a in ed until hi s death. ERS KINE, l\lrs. Lucian died March 3rel nt h er h ome, Clayto n Road , Ri ch!nond H eights, at the a'g e of 38. She is s Ul'Yived by h er two chilclren, Lucian Jr. a nd Frank, and b~7 h er husband, Lu cian Erskin e, ex '17.

6~56

was lllalTied to Mif's Anna Orl11a R olla, just befor e Chri,tma s. W a lin th e U . S. JDngi neer s Olii ce, 609 K ansas City, l\10.

BARXES -LEO~ARD

- Miss Eya Ruth L eonard, da ughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. L eonard of Rolla, becam e th e bride of Byron A. Barnes, Sunday, December 20. Mrs. Barn es is a R olla g irl; sh e gradua ted from the R. H. S.; and sen ed a s a maid of honor to the 1931 St. Pat' s Queen. Bfll'll es graduated from l\1. S. l\1. with the class of 1931 in Min e Engin eering. RAY-¡BARNETT E. M. "Cha rlie" R ay ex '30, was m a rried in D ecemb er to Miss Lois Barn ett of Fort Smith, Arka nsa s ; they a r e planning to Il1flke that city th eir home. KEl\TKOR- McGUFFIN C. B . Kentnor, Jr., '24, of Brooklyn , N. Y., a nd Mi ss .Tean McGuffin of Louis vill e, Kentucky, will be married durin g the latte r part of March. ~'h ey will make th eir h ome in Brooklyn. SMITH-THOMP SON Cabanne Sm ith '26 and Miss Lucy Montford Thompson, d a ughter of l\lr. Guy A. 'L'hompson of 'W a shin gton '.rerl'ace, St. Louis, w er e marri ed April 2nd. After a motor trip to Monter ey and Mexi co City, Mexico, Mr. and Mrs. Smith will be at hom e a t 2026 'Bissonn et St., Houst on, T exas.

WEBSTER, Brig. Gen . Frank D., U. S. Army R etired, cli ed Feb ruary 21 at his hom e in Lea yen\Y or th , Kan sas. He ~v a s a native of Rolla , a ttended the School of Mines with th e class of '84, a nd ,,,a s a graduate of W est Point. H e commanded th e E ight.h Nation a l Army Brigade in F ran<;e during the 'W orld Wa r , r et iring ju st before the Armistice beca use of di,'ability. H e sa w servi ce in the Span\ shAmeri ca n 'Nar, the Philippine In s llrrection , and "'ith the Puniti\'e Expedition in Mexico in 1916. He is sHl'Yi\'ed by his widow and two d a ughter s. . PACK, James A., E. 1\1. '77, passed away at his home in Seattle, Vi' ashin gton , F ebruary 14th. H e is surviY ed by a brothel', J ohn Vi' alla ce Pack, M. S. l\1. '74, who is r eported a s our "oldest alumnus." PO,VELL, Mrs. Fanny, passed a\vay at h er home in Rolla, Thursday, March 17th. She is s uniy ed by h er eigl!t children, 'Na lbrielge PO'Tell ; Mrs. ' V. M. 'Yeigel; Frank B. P owell; Mr s. Ho,,,ard K atz ; Mrs. 1<'. E. D ennie; Mrs. Grace Boyer Powell ; Mrs. 'V. A. W ern er and " ' illiam Clark Powell.

Commencement Week Program 1932 Sunday, l\la y 15

11 :00 A. M.

Parker Hall

Bacca la ureate Sermon 1'he Right R eyer enel 'Yi lliam Scarlett The B ishop Coadjutor of l\Iif';;onri St. L oni s, 1\[i ;:;50 I1ri ,Vrd nesrlay, May 18

8 :00 P . l\1.

Chemi cfll lInll Lec ture Room

Sigma Xi L ectu r e Dr. William .T. R obbin s Dean of the Grad \1n te Facul t.\' , U niver s it~r of :'Ili sso mi Columbia, 1\1i ssouri F rida y, Ma y 20 A son wa s born to Mr. a nd Mrs. Ang-u s t terton, Indiana ), on Jnnuary 25th. l\Iohri of the cla ss of 1923; since hi s gr a du a tion ployed by th e Inland Steel Comp a ny fi t Indiana.

F. Moh ri (Ch esis a m etallurgist he hfl S been emIndiana H a rb or,

Mr. a.nd Mrs. Do na ld F. U pdike flnno nn ce the tl rriya l of a. baby boy . 'L'b e Updikes li\'c at G recl1\\'i ch, Conn. l\1r. Updike comvl cted hi s s tudi cs in nwt a lllll'gy at M. S. M. ill J.922,

7 :15-9 :30 P. l\I.

Director's R esiden ce

Direc tor's R eception to Rt lld ents, Fnculty, anel Yif'ito l's Pflrkf'r I-Tall 10 :00 A. 1\1. 21 Com men cenwn f' Exe rcises Address by Dr. W alte r E. McCo urt Ass istant Ch anccll or. 'Ya shin gton TJ ni\' er s it.r St. Lou is, Mi sso uri

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Missouri S&T Magazine, May 15, 1932  

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Missouri S&T Magazine, May 15, 1932  

Copyright is held by the University of Missouri. The Missouri S&T Magazine is available for free personal, non-commercial and educational us...