THE MICHIGAN. DAILY
Cummings Pleads For Senate Support Of Court Changes
Students Postpone Vocational
I lelp Too Long, Dr. PurdomnSays
By ROBERT FITZHIENRY and tryout experiences are planned
nce its inception in 1929 the and assistance given in making neces-
versity Bureau of Appointments sary arrangements to provide in-
been steadily increasing its scope terneships in cases where the stu-
l it now places its facilities at the dents feel doubtful about their oc-
osal of any student or alumnus cupational choice.
cares to use them, according to More Than Tests
T. Luther Purdom, director of the "Vocational guidance is more than
eau. simply a battery of tests," Dr. Pur-
We are most fortunate here at dom declared, "The personal element
University," Dr. Purdom said, "in is, of course, a large one and we try
ng our guidance and placement to take this into consideration as
sions combined. Each year it is much as possible in our work by
e evident to us that satisfactory personal interviews. Then too," he
ational guidance requires a added, "there are other factors over
e integration of all guidance which we have little or no control,
tions, that is, an integration of such as students' and parents' prej-
guidance with the placement bu- udices."
. I Dr. Purdom explained that the Bu-
Students Are Vague reau does not attempt to fit the stu-
Many students who come to the dent into any one definite occupa-
ement division of the bureau in tional niche, but rather to help him
'ch of a job are still vague and select the "occupational family" most
ertain about their capacities and consonant with his abilities and in-
opportunities in various fields. terests. "It is a well known fact,"
re attempting to place such stu- he said, "that certain groups of oc-
ts we first refer them to the guid- cupations require approximately the
e division of the Bureau, which same abilities. For example we find
mpts to discover their aptitudes that law, journalism and the min-
preferences. Then, with the help istry all require a high degree of
his information, the placement verbal and linguistic ability. We at-
sion looks for jobs for them. Some tempt then, to point out the proper
ents, on the other hand, are tech- vocational group and then leave the
Illy trained for occupations, but specific choice up to the decision of
will not be able to secure a the student."
e until they recognize and modify Too Late
ain personality handicaps. These Dr. Purdom observed, in conclud-
are sent to the guidance division ing, that too many times students do
re we attempt to secure for not come in contact with the Bureau
n a position," Dr. Purdom said. until they are seniors, or more un-
ose cases which are serious fortunately still, until the second se-
ugh to warrant medical diagnosis mester of their senior year. By that
personality maladjustments are time it is obviously too, late, he said,
rred to the proper sources before to make the adjustments which might,
vocational guidance is even giv- have been desirable to recommend
he added, through changes in his course pro-
5 Steps Cited gram, his vacation-period experiences
ommenting on the usual proce- or his personality traits. "Therefore,"
applied to all students seeking he said, "it is most advisable for stu-
,tional guidance, Dr. Purdom said dents to come in contact with us
t there are five steps in the com- during the sophomore or at the latest
,e guidance. during the junior year in college."
Is Made Negro
Dunbar Association, Ann Arbor
colored people's organization, an-
nounced yesterday the purchase of
the Godfrey home on N. 4th Ave.
for transfer of its agencies before
The action was taken after ap-
proval by the board of the Commun-
ity Fund Association and is in ac-
cordance with recommendations
made last spring following a survey
of the Negro situation in Ann Arbor
by an outside investigator. This sur-
very revealed that the center of the
Negro population had moved from
the present location of the Center on
E. Catherine St., to near Jones
School, where the new building is
located. It is also part of a large
program of development and en-
largement of old facilities being un-
The Dunbar Association is the so-
cial center for the Ann Arbor Negro
community and is the center of club
work, children's scout work and ath-
letic clubs and activities, and ad-
ministration of Negro community
needs. It has been active and influ-
ential in Ann Arbor for over 20 years.
HABER TO SPEAK
Prof. William Haber of the Ec-
onomics department will speak be-
fore a meeting of the University Club
tonigit at 8:30 p.m. in the club rooms
in Alumni Memorial Hall on "Social
Problems and Relief Administra-
- Associated Press Photo
After working all night preparing a statement, Attorney General Homer S. Cummings (leaning over
table) is shown at the opening of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on President Roosevelt's court
reorganization bill. He pleaded for adoption of the bill as a means of injecting "new blood" into the judiciary
and to avoid "tortured construcion of the Constitution." Members of the committee present were, left to
right: Senators Frederick Steiwer (back to camera), R publican, Oregon; Warren Austin, Republican, Ver-
mont; Ellison D. Smith, Democrat, South Carolina; William E. Borah, Republican, Idaho; William H. King,
Democrat, "Utah; Henry F. Ashurst, Democrat, Arizona, chairmsn; MattheW. M. Neely, Democrat, West
Virginia; Pat McCarran, Democrat, Nevada; Frederick Van Nuys, Democrat. Indiana; Key Pittman, Demo-
crat, Nevada; William H. Dieterich, Democrat, Illinois.
EVEIN RAIOCl assica ion .Of Wood land Use
PROGRAMS Called Forestrys Big Problem
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OKLW-1030 Kilocycles Regional Personnel Head I gof the important phases of the
6 :0-"Magic Island." Describes Foresters As recreation program are the wilder-
6:15-News and Sports. ness areas, Mr. Standing explained;
6:30-Lane Prescott's Ensemble. Land Managers "There are four such tracts in the
6 :45-1humbaRhythms. ..ner-mountain region of the west
7:00-Phil Marley's Orch. Administration of forests so that..
7:15-Skeeter Palmer's Orch. Ans ranging from several hundred thou-
7:30-Trans-Radio News Bulletins. each of the many land uses will be sand acres to one million acres in
7Mesody Inteude. classified according to its relative im- size. No improvements are made on
8:00-Mario Morelli's Ensemble. portance was described yesterday as these areas other than the construc-
8:30--Cesare Sodero Directs. the big problem of the Forest Services
9:00-Raymond Gram Swing. bA.RStnigprshe1hdILion of trails for hiking and riding
9:15-Horace Heidt's Orch. by A. R. Standing, personnel head rposes. They are preserved solely
10:00-Vincent York's Orch. 1of Forest Region Four. for their naturalistic beauty and es-
10:30-Bamberger Symphony Orch. "We are land manager's," M r theivauadsticrearovindoesa
11:00-Canadian Club Reporter. Wd a i thetic value and are proving to be a
11:15-Kay Kyser's Orch. Sndin ysad u"and in thisapopulardevelopment in the eye of
11:30-Freddy Martin's Orch. it is our duty to understand and ad- Tepbi.
Midnight-Tommy Dorsey's Orch. . . . the public."
12:30-Clyde Lucas' Orch. just the individual problems of all
1:00-Count Basey's Orch. the resources in such a manner 'as
to make them most serviceable.' The FORESTER TO SPEAK
WJR-750 Kilocycles resources I have in mind are -game, Dr. H. M. Wheeler of the division
6:00-Stevenson N.. timber, domestic animals, watersheds of information and education in the
6:15-Envoys of Melody. and recreation grounds. Washington office of the Forest Serv-
6:30-Republican State Central Com- The Forest Service is acting as an will deliver a popular illustrated
mittee, mata eee wrigt aaesice wl eie oua lutae
6:45-Pretty Kitty Kelly. impartial referee working to manage lecture on forestry at 4:15 p.m. to-I
7:00-"Mortimer Gooch."our natural resources on an efficient day in Room 165 Chemistry Building.
7:15-Vocal Varieties. adsseaie aiM.Sad
7:30-The Allen Family. and systematized basis. Mr. Stand- Dr. Wheeler's lecture today is one
:45-Boake Carter. ing pointed out. "We are educating of a series which he is making for
8:00-Broadway Varieties. the public to the values of conserva- the Forest Service throughout the
8:30-Hal Kemp's Orch.th FoetSriehouotte
9:00-Hollywood Hotel. tion and by developing camping fa- United States.
10:30-avorit Melodies. cilities for them, by adyertising the
10:45-Vocals by Verrill. vast restructiveness of ii' , and by
11:15-This Week in Review: furnishing them with: all sorts of
11:50-Jay Freeman's Orch. literature are in a position to increase
Midnight-Marvin Frederic's Orch. the efficiency of our forest land mian-
1 :00-Sign Off., agement," he said.-
State at Liberty
1. Personal history and vocation-
al-interest blanks are checked for
information as to past experience
and possible interests; 2, intelligence,'
achievement and aptitude tests are
given and scored for indications of
ability and potential capacity; 3,
personality inventories and ratings
are obtained from the individual him-
self and others who know him well,
to discover his strong and weak per-
sonal characteristics; 4, assignments'
of reading references and activities
are outlined to meet the needs of the
individual student; and 5, exploratory
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Referring to the problem of ac-
commodating tourists, Mr.'Standing
said, "The Forest Service attempts
to encourage camp ground develop-
ment which is conducive to the safety
and physical welfare of the public.
We seek to tender this service to the
people without any charge and are
preventing the establishment of car-
nical type concessions whose purpose
it is to reap profits."
7:30-The Lone Ranger.
8:30-Death Valley Days.
10:00-Girl Scouts 25th Birthday.
12:30-George Greece Orcli.
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