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'EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE HEAD STATES GRADUATES I
P [ OF 1931 HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE POSITIONS
I HACHITICI (Continued from Page 1) ( and is not afraid to do so, and does time that men will get themselvesi
1older men tod~aJv t wh aren u41. l. to ,. -
Howa d Mumnford Jnes Sees adjust themselves to new cond1 -i
.Need of Intelligent Planning tions.
.for Buildings. "This last winter has s een
= throughout the United States mil-
So long as the architect is re- lions of people wholly without op-
:::>; >> Iportunity to earn a living. The
garded merely as the servant of his out o earn a li The
fault is not 0theirs. Most o1 1them
employers, so long as he is merely are able, competent, experienced,
another engineer who may mci- 1 and loyal workers. They are not
dentally give great beauty to an i woxking simply because an econom-
end-product, so long must our ar- ic crisis made it impossible for their
fonnr employers to retain them.
chitecture become paradoxically Must Compete With Jobless.
more ephemeral, more violently "The man leaving college just
transitory, Prof. Howard Mumford now has, therefore not only the
Jones, of the English department, 'normal number of job-hunters with
stated yesterday in a book review whom to compete, but all the addi-
talk from the broadcasting studio. tiona nuime s who are out of work
What we need, he said, is mtel- because of the depression. Many of
gent planning, not merely for these workers have the decided ad-
bui ldnngt foth functyio vantage of experience, training,
buildings, but for the functions d the good will of their former
which buildings are co serve. er
'A civilization which is motivated employers.
f ~by wild-cat real estate enterpr.ise, "The lesson which can be drawn
Howard Mumford Jones, can have no place for a real ar- from this situation should be fairly
Popular radio lecturer and a chitect. A civilization which buys clear. The more difficult the task,
member of the English department, buildings as it buys coal or sugar the more difficult to achieve suc-
who is giving a series of seven book can not hope f o r permanent cess. The boy who learned hard
review programs entitled "The Con- beauty," he added. work in college need not fear hard
temporary Interpretation of Ameri- What we need to do, according to work outside, either in meeting the
ca" from the campus broadcasting Professor Jones, is to socialize the problems of a business career, or
studio. architect, and then to unite him' in finding a job. If he has learned
with city planners who will look o work effectively and intelligently,I
Zoologist Will Talk beyond parks and highways intol
the organic life of our cities. When
on Nigerian Rodents we do, he said, we shall begin to
develop a more permanent archi-
Dr. Arthur Pearse, former mem- tecture expressive of a more per- -
ber of the zoology department, will manent and a less restless civiliza-
deliver the third of his illustrated tion.
lecture series on zoology, at 4:151 "This is, as I understand it, theJc
o'clock today in room 2116, Natural drift of Lewis Mumford's book-a
Science building, on "The Parasites I book which ought to be in the
of Nigerian Rodents." hands of all our politicians."
not lose sight of the fac that, afterj
all, his education is actually but
just begun, he will find that despite
the depression, the e a.e still jobs
to be found.
Cumnetes wih Ii Eperts.
"The undcrgraduate," C o 1 o n e 1
Woods continued, "must never for-
get that he will be ultimately be
thrown into conpet.timn with men
who have been trained on the job,
and whose pay check depends on
"Practical expediency will force
most college men this year to take
the first job that otfers. Common
sense tells him that it is the wise
thing to do. With that job as a
starting point he will pe:haps be
able to advance to a better posi-
tion, and feel that, after all, the
casual start is going to turn out all
right. Therein lies the danger.
Eliot's Statement Quoted.
"President Eliot once said that no
man should be afraid to change his.
into some kind of work for which
they have no special inclination or
qualifications, and thereafter, en-
couraged by some slight advance-
ment, forget that it was to be a
tempora ry expedient, and settle
down there permanently. In that
way, many men run the danger of
stiling ambition, and failing to de-
velop tho b e - in themselves, or to
iyo the world fufl benefit of the
Thilities which they possess.
"I believe," Colonel Woods said in
conclusion, ." .',t a liberal college
training, generally speaking, is the
best possible training for leader-
ship in the life of this nation, and
for success in solving its problemsl
and in ca: vying on its tasks. If this
liberal educational background be
accompanied by that training which
the student alone can give himself
-the training which develops hab-
its of work--he will find himself
equal to carrying his part in the,
world no matter how tough the job
on April 8, Bolereo'
The Varsity band, under the di-
rection of Nicholas D. Falcone, will
give its second concert of the spring
series next Thursday night, April 8,
in Orchestra hall, Detroit, Robert
A. C mpbell, treasurer of the Uni-
versity and sponsor of the band,
The concert is being spon;sored by
the Detroit Musical society, and the
program will be one of the regular
concerts on that organization's ser-
In addition to the numbers play-
ed on its program last week in Hill
auditorium, of which one was Ra-
vel's "Bolero," several of the pieces
which have proved popular to fol-
lowers of the band will be rendered.
job if by doing so he could better at
himself. The recent survey at Yale
of the business careers of the men
who graduated there four years ago
discloses that nearly 60 per cent of
the men have not changed their
positions since graduation. There is
particular danger at the present
first may seem."
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He wants to be a song-writer on Broadway. IHe knows all the
words. "June" and "Moon" and "Croon." And he knows how
You get roars with the romance when you sec the "joy friend"
in this sure-smash comedy.
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