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'U' To Hold.
The University's Meteorological
Laboratories will sponsor a three-
day session beginning Wednesday
for some of the nation's top
weather men from both govern-
ment and private agencies.
This symposium will discuss
man's first effort to probe the
weather on a global scale. Co-
sponsoring the symposium will be
the Bendix Aviation Corp., which
is guiding a multi-million dollar
Air Force program to develop jet-
borne "flying weather stations"
that will continuously communi-
cate atmospheric data to a ground
network as the planes make con-
tinent-wide sweeps at almost the
speed of sound.
About 150 leading weather men
and scientists have been invited
to the Ann Arbor session, a Ben-
dl': official said. They will repre-
sent the Air Force's Air Weather
Service, the Army and Navy, the
United States Weather Bureau,
the Civil Aeronautics Administra-
tion ,the National Academy of
Science, the major commercial air
lines, the private weather fore-
casting services, the Air Trans-
port Association, and many
The Daily Official Bulletin is an
official publication of The Univer-
sity of Michigan for which The
Michigan Daily assumes no edi-
torial responsibility. Notices should
be sent in TYPEWRITTEN form to
Room 3519 Administration Build-
ing, before 2 p.m. the day preceding
publication. Notices for Sunday
Daily due at 2:00 p.m. Friday.
General Notices
Attention Students interested in
Business Education: You are invited
to an informal reception for Dr. Ham-
dem Forkner, Prof. of Educ., Teachers'
College, Columbia University, Univ.
School Cafeteria, 4-5 p.m., Mon., Nov.
10. Informal coffee session with re-
marks by Dr. Forkner pertaining to the
field of business education. Everyone
Hayward eniston Lecture: "Liber-
alism and the LiberalArts" Harold
Taylor, President, Sarah Lawrence Col-
lege. 4:15 p.m., Mon., Nov. 10, Rack-
ham Lecture Hall.
Faculty Recital. Marilyn Mason
Brown, organist, will present a con-
cert in Hill Aud. on Sun., Nov. 9,
4:15 p.m. Mrs. Brown has included on
her program compositions by Edmund
Haines, Johann Walther, Giambattista
Martini, J.S. Bach, Jean Roger-Ducasse,
Maurice Durufle, Ross Lee Finney, and
Florian Mueller. The compositions by
Haines, Finney and Mueller were ded-
icated to Mrs. Brown, and the latter
two are being played for the first time
in Ann Arbor. Open to the general
public without charge.
Final Performance tonight at 8:00
of Eugene O'Neill's comedy, "Ah,
Wilderness!" presented by the Dept.
of Speech as a part of the series "Play-
bill '58/'59". The play will be present-
ed in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
The box office will remain open till
8:00 p.m.
Academic Notices
"The National Teacher Examinations:
Application blanks for the Feb. 7, 1959
administration of the National Teacher
Examinations are now available at 122
Rackham Bldg." Application blanks
must be received In Princeton, N.J. by
Jan. 9, 1959."

Engineering Mechanics Seminar,
Mon., Nov. 10, 4:00 p.m., Rm. 218 W.
Eng. Bldg. Prof. Ernest F. Masur will
continue his speech: "An Introduction
to Nonlinear Elasticity." Coffee will be
served at 3:30 p.m. in the Faculty
Lounge, W. Eng. Bldg. All interested
persons are invited to attend.
Doctoral Examination for William
Coe Orthwein, Engineering Mechanics:
thesis: "Viscoelastic Shallow Spherical
Shells Under Time-Dependent Loads,"
Mon., Nov. 10, E. Council Rm., Rack-
ham Bldg., 3:00 p.m. Chairman, P. M.
Placement Notices
Personnel Requests:
For additional information or ques-
tions contact the Bureau of Appoint-
ments, 3528 Admin. Bldg., or call NO
3-1511, Ext. 3371.
Wisconsin State College, Superior,
Wie. Opening in their Art Dept. Salary
is dependent upon experience and cre-

Officials Investigate Weight Complaints To Hold Talk


-Daily-Allan Winder
ACCURACY INSURED-George P. Smith demonstrates one of the
methods used to maintain correct weights of packages that are
sold in the Washtenaw County area. This is only one of the many
pieces of equipment used by the Sealer of Weights and Measures.
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y Ec Wweights and me 'sures that are
A housewife complained she had s
not gotten a full pound of bacon
at the super market , . .,another field who besides checking on
said she was not getting as muchI sanitation and viomations of the
ice cream as was stated on the Fd and Drug Act also help check
container. on the weigh: and measures in
Since January 1, George p. towns and cuatries that are not
Smith, the Sealer of Weights and served by local officials.
Measures, and his assistant have Most of the cities and seven of
investigated 64 complaints by the counties including W"ash-
consumers against various busi- tenaw, have county officials who
ness establishments in the area. take cafe of checking the exact-
Most of the complaints, he said, ness of measurements in their
deal with people who feel that -,rea.
their grocery store or other deal- Sealer Established
ers have not put the proper weight The W a s h t e n a w Sealer of
on packaged goods. For example, Weights and Measures was estab-
Smith mentioned a store in Ypsi- lished in 1913, one of the first to
lanti which, a customer charged, be organized in the state. The
had short-weighted the bacon state government gives permission
they were selling. When these to the cities and courties to form
charges were investigated only this office.
one pound was found to have the By contrast, in Indiana, all of
correct weight. Since stating the Scalers are hired by the state
weight falsely is a misdemeanor, and have no official connections
the store and company who mar- with the local ;overnments. Smith
keted the bacon were taken to feels that the sy stem that Michi-
court and fined. gan is using is better than the
Charges Made type bsed in Indiana.
When charges such as this one Smith was first appointed by
are made the office checks back the Board of Supervisors to a two-
after the trial to see if the weights year term of office in 1931, and
have been corrected. has worked as the Sealer of
According to the way the office Weights and Measures since then.
was set up, all stores, gas stations Before coming here he went to
and other businesses which deal a weighing service school in Ohio.
with weighting or measuring vol- After that he tried to set up a
umes have their e q u i p m e n t small restaurant at Whitmore
checked at least once a year. Lake but it opened during the
Smith said that the larger super depression and lost money. He
markets sometimes take one-half then came to Ann Arbor.
a day to check, as all packaged
goods are checked to see if they
contain the proper weight.
Many different pieces of equip-
ment are used to see if weights
and volumes are as stated. To
check weights a special scale is
taken to the stores; to check scales
standard weights are taken and
placed on the scales.
Check Volumes
Volumes are checked by using
vessels having standard measure-
ments that have been calibrated
by the Department of Agriculture
in Lansing.
The Department cf Agriculture
in Lansing not only calibrates the
Fountain Pens
School Supplies V
Desks - Files
Comptometer Dictation Machines
314 S. State St.
Since 1908 Phone NO 3-2481 There's oppM




dentials. Should be strong in Design
and initially courses will include In-
troduction to Art, Design, Advanced
Design, Introduction to Drawing and
Painting, Metal Craft Design and Pro-
duction, and Graphica. Also they are
interested in a sociologist with strong
scholarly interests in population trends
and studies, crime and its treatment,
juvenile delinquency. Ph.D. required
for permanent appointment. Director
for a college Union. If he can teach
one course to give him faculty status,
it would be best. The course would
most likely be in accounting, bookkeep-
ing, introduction to business adminis-
tration or something like that.
State of Connecticut, Civil Service.
Pharmacist for male at Veteran's Home
and Hospital, Rocky Hill, Conn. Com-
pounds and dispenses drugs on pre-
scription at a State institution. Works
under the supervision of a physician,
who reviews work for compliance with
instructions and professional practices
and procedures. License as a Registered
Pharmacist in Conn. Closing date for
filing is Nov. 19. Public Health Labora-
tory Technician. Performs routine
technical work in the Health Dept.
Laboratories. Works under the imme-
diate supervision of an employee of
higher rank, who reviews work for ac-
curacy, completeness and compliance
with instructions. Closing date Nov. 19.
Case Supervisor, Child Welfare. Clos-
ing date: Nov. 12, 1958. In the Dept. of
Welfare will provide case work super-
vision to a group of social workers en-
gaged in providing services to children
under the Child Welfare program of
the Department of Welfare. Works un-
der supervision of a Program Supervis-
or who reviews work for effectiveness
and conformance with policy.
Blonder-Tongue Laboratories, Inc.,
Newark, N.J. Graduate Engineers (E.E.)
Offers challenging design and devel-
opment assignments, rapid advance-

ment, long range growth, and peace-
time market stability. You will enter
a planned training program which
combines formal training with the in-
struction the new engineer receives
from the Project Director while car-
rying forward his own project. Qualifi-
cations: Electrical Engineering degree
from an accredited college or univer-
sity, plus an interest in television and
a desire to do research work,
Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp., Rari-
tan, N.J. We have received new litera-
ture from Ortho. They are interested
in hearing from any graduates who
may be interested in a career with
Ortho. Ortho specializes in the field
of ethical pharmaceuticals, commonly
called gynecic pharmaceuticals which
are used principally in obstetrics, gy-
necology and related work.
Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co.,
Youngstown, Ohio. Mechanical Engi-
neers in production and maintenance
plant wide; more specifically Blast
Furnace operation, Tim Mill, Cold
Strip, Finishing Mills, Power and Fuel
Engineering Depts. Also Sheet Mill,
Shops and Seamless Pipe Mill. 2) Elec-
trical Engineers in both Production
and Maintenance: Steel Plant, Fuel
Engineering, Tin Mill and Sheet Mill.
Chemical Engineers for openings in
Coke Plant, Chemical Laboratory and
Finishing Mills, opportunity to learn
many phases of operation. Metallurgi-
cal Engineers. Openings in Metallurgi-
cal Laboratory, Open Hearth Furnace
Work, Tin Mill, Cold Strip and Seam-
less Pipe Mill. General Engineers need-
ed in Blast Furnaces and Tin Mill,
Cold Strip, also in Seamless Pipe Mill.
Industrial Engineers with several years
exp., also, a number for our trainee
National Standard Co., Niles, Mich.
1) Chemical Engineer for Development
of new products and processes in wire
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