We clip frora the New York Times the following in regard to the trial trip of the United States crusier Concord. "The Davidson air and circulating pumps gave most excellent results. The Concord's pumps are thought to be the best design ever put aboard a war ship. At no time in the trial was there any mishap." E. B. Conrad, class of '90, University of Michigan, is at present draftsman and designer for the Davidson steam pump works, at Brooklyn, N. Y.