THE MICHIGAN DAILY
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 1941
Ind ustrial Men
To Meet Here
Problems Of Personnel
WillBe Discussion Topic
In Two-Day Session
The Bureau of Industrial Rela-
tions, under the direction of Prof.
John W. Riegel, has invited repre-
sentatives of several important com-
panies to attend the Eleventh Annual
Conference on Industrial Relations
to be held here April 17 and 18 in
the Rackham Building.
This year the conference will con-
sider personnel problems which are
important in view of the national de-
fense .program. The conference is in-.
tended for production executives and
personnel officers. Each subject will
be treated first in an address by a
recognized authority in that field.
Then the subject will be discussed
informally by Conference members.
Among the subjects to be con-
sidered are: "Recruiting and Select-
ing Employes in a Rapidly Expanding
Industry," "Training -Programs for
Supervisors and Employes," "Econ-
omic Problems Generated by the De-
fense Program," "Obtaining Employe
Cooperation in Meeting Quality and
Economy Standards," "Measures Af-
fecting Canadian Industry and Labor
in the Present Emergency," and "In-
dustrial Leadership Under Current
On Thursday, the speakers include:
R. Randall Irwin, of Lockheed Air-
craft Corp.; Ray S. Livingstone, of
Thompson Products Co.; T. O. Arm-
strong, of Westinghouse Electric &
Mfg. Co.; Arthur J. Hills, Chairman
of the National Labor Supply Council.
In the Friday sessions, speakers are:
William Conover, of National Defense
Advisory Council; Sumner H. Slich-
ter, of Harvard; M. M. Olander, of
Owens-Illinois Glass Co.; G. A.
Holmes, of Western Electric Co.; and
H. L. R. Emmet, of General Electric
Committees who will solicit banks,
hospitals, firemen and policemen in
the cancer control drive were an-
nounced yesterday by Mrs. H. Marvin
Pollard, district vice-commander of
the Women's Field Army for the con-
trol of the disease.
Captain will be Mrs. Arthur Hack-
ett. and her aides 'will be Lieutenant
Mrs. John Kollen, Sergeants Mrs.
Glenn McGeogh, Mrs. A. M. Waldron
and Mrs. Tom Kincaid; Lieutenant
Mrs. Theron Langford; Sergeants
Mrs. Robert Granville, Mrs. Harvey
Emery and Mrs. Earl Wolaver.
The list continues with Lieutenant
Mrs. Alfred Lee, Sergeants Mrs. Carl
E. Guthe, Mrs. Preston E. James, Mrs.
Werner E. Bachmann and Mrs. Far-
land B. Small; Lieutenant Mrs. How-
ard Jackson, Sergeants Mrs. John
Adcock, Mrs. A. Jackson Day, Mrs.
Robert Willson, Mrs. Wayne Stew-
art, Mrs. Robert Cummings and
Mrs. Ward Woods;
Lieutenant Mrs. L. J. Johnson, Ser-
geants Mrs. R. K. Ratliff, Mrs. C. H.
Frye. Mrs. K. D. Malcolm, Mrs. J. H.
Failing, Mrs. W. Belser and Mrs. G.
Dr. Walter G. Maddock, associate
professor of surgery, will speak on
"Problems of Cancer Control," 9:15
a.m., Saturday, over station WJR,
Mrs. Pollard revealed.
Medical Aptitude Test
Will Be Offered Soon
Students planning to enter the
medical school will be asked to take,
a medical aptitude test shortly after
the spring vacation.
The results of the tests, prepared
by the Association of American Med-
ical Colleges, will be sent to all medi-,
cal schools and are to be used as
one of the criteria, for admission.
Specific information as to date and
place of the exam will be announced
To Attend Meet
Keeler, Hawley Will Talk
At Conference On Power
In Chicago Tomorrow
With two of them taking active
part in the program, five mechanical
engineering faculty members will be
in Chicago today and tomorrow for
sessions of the fourth annual Mid-
west Power Conference at the Pal-
mer House Hotel.
The University men making the
trip are Prof. R. S. Hawley, chair-'
man of the mechanical engineering
department, and Prof. Hugh E. Keel-
er, Prof. Charles W. Spooner, Jr.,
Prof. Axil Marin and Prof. Clarence
F. Kessler, all of the department.
As official representative of the
University at the conference, Pro-
fessor Keeler will preside over one
of tomorrow's meetings on "Indus-
trial Power Plants." Professor Haw-
ley will address this same session
on the subject "Increasing Power
Production with Present Boiler Facil-
Reorganized in 1933, the Power
Conference aims to offer an oppor-
tunity for those interested in power
production. consumption and trans-
mission to get together for the study
of mutual problems.
The conference is sponsored by
the Illinois Institute of Technology,
with the cooperation of the Uni-
versities of Illinois, Michigan and
Wisconsin, Iowa State College, Michi-
gan State College, the State Univer-
sity of Iowa and Purdue University.
Technical societies cooperating are
the Chicago sections of the AIChE,
AIEE, AIME and ASME, the Illinois
sections of the ASCE and ASH and
VE and the Western Society of En-
I$uildin og Clinic
The University's student Architec-
ture Clinic, which serves the interests
of Michigan's home owners, this week
concludes its first year of successful
To the prospective builder of a
small home, the clinic, which is
maintained by the College of Archi-
tecture and Design, offers complete
architectural service in the designing
and building of a small residence.
The clinic offers seniors in the
College of Architecture a means for
obtaining practical architectural ex-
perience, which is required for gradu-
ation from the college. Under the su-
pervision of a member of the fac-
ulty, these students have opportunity
to plan actual homes, estimate their
cost and inspect their construction.
To use the services of the clinic,
the home-builder must be planning
a home for his own use, costing not
more than $6,000. Thus the clinic,
rather than competing with private
architects and builders, actually aids
them by proving to the general pub-
lic the value of competent architec-
To make sure that the home is
built according to Federal Housing
Administrations, the clinic requires
inspections by FHA experts, by a
member of the faculty or by a regis-
Charges made by the clinic are
scheduled to cover expenses incured
in drawing up preliminary plans,
blueprints, specifications and inspec-
tions. A five-dollar fee is charged
the client when he first consults the
clinic, and expenses of typing and
blue printing to the extent of $10 can
be charged to the client. No money
payments are made to students for
their work in the clinic.
Miss Perkins Speaks
In Holy Land
The Fall of Jericho has been veri-
fied by archaeologists as having oc-
curred at the time indicated in the
Biblical account, John Garstang, pro-
fessor of Theory and Practice of
Archaeology at the University of
Liverpool declared in a lecture yes-
Professor Garstang illustrated his
lecture with slides showing work
that he had participatedindiscover-
ing evidence of authenticity' of the
Biblical histories in a lecture in
Rackham Lecture Hall under the
auspices of the Departments of His-
tory. Greek and Oriental languages.
Investigations of the ancient wall
of Jericho revealed a sudden destruc-
tion of the wall and the city at a
period placed with reasonable cer-
tainty between 1390 and 1400 B.C.
which coincides with the reference in
the Old Testament'.
Seeking material evidence for the
famous fall of the walls of Jericho,
Professor Garstang exhibited slides
showing evidence that an earthquake
destroyed the wall. The country still
is subject to seismic disturbances.
The same quake, he pointed out,
may have been responsible for dam-
ming the river nearby thus causing
the "waters to rise."
Girl Fails To Hinder Glee Club
When the Men's Glee Club entrains and will arrive in Washington Mon-
for Washington, D.C., next Sunday, day, where a 100-mile sight-seeing
fthe least enthusiastic member of theI tour is in store for them.
crew will be Phelps Hines, '42E. Following Monday's sing in Wash-
For when Hines saw the photo of a ington, the Club will travel to Trn-
beautiful Washington girl on the ton, N J., and will go to Few'York
cover of a national magazine recently, City on Thursday.
he wrote her explaining that he would Saturday evening they will sing at
soon be in the Capitol City and would Binghampton, N. Y., and will con-
like a date. To clinch the matter, he lude their tour with a Sunday night
enclosed his picture. concert at Lewiston, N. Y.
But she has not replied, probably Although he is disappointed be-
as Phelps just found out, because she cause "things didn't come out like
is in Hollywood for a screen test. He I planned at all," Phelps Hines will
wasn't the only one who saw her make the trip, confident that there
picture. must be "plenty other pretty girls
But the Glee Club's trip will go on in Washington."
in spite of the young lady's absence. In Washington the club will be
The members will leave as one unit the guests of the Michigan Alumni
on the. evening of Sunday, April 13, Club.
Secretary of Labor Frances Per-
kins was the first witness as the
House Military Affairs Committee
opened its investigation of labor
conditions in defense industries in
Washington. Miss Perkins said
there was a danger of "over-em-
phasizing as well as under-empha-
sizing" the labor situation in de-
Occupation Bureau Kept Busy,
Arrantges 300 Interviews A Day,
By BERNARD DOBER 1fort to explain the work he was doing
"In bad times students comes here in occupational information.
for jobs; in good times, they come "In a single day last week," Dr.
here for better jobs." T. Luther Pur- Purdom stated, "this bureau arranged
dom, Director of the Bureau of Ap- more than 300 interviews between
pointments and Occupational Infor- students and representatives of in-
mation said in an interview recently. dustry. Why today alone, there are 9
While he tried to talk to several men here ready to interview these
of his assistants, his secretary, or young people."
some student, Dr. Purdom indicated "Requests are coming in from all
that he was a very busy man arrang- types of organizations which never
ing interviews between students and before appeared on our lists," he
company representatives. As if that pointed out. "We've given out more
wasn't enough, he said, lie spent a than 2,000 cards of application and
good deal of his time travelling on none have ever been returned."
trains between cities where he gave While there are so many jobs avail-
speeches before alumni groups and able for the college graduate, Dr.
occupational organizations in an ef- Purdom declared, the students are
still registering with our Bureau in
London Takes Second the same numbers as usual. "Those
who have jobs are even coming back
Place In Debate Final to try to get better ones."
"I do find, however," he said, "that
Herbert London, '43, came in sec- young people haven't learned to work.
and in the district finals of the Na- Some of the seniors are afraid to'
tional B'Nai B'rith Hillel Oratorical spend 75 cents to go down to Detroit
contest at Iowa City. The represen- to get practical experience interview-
tative from the University of North- ing high school students."
western Foundation was first. One thing we learn, Dr. Purdom
Debaters Irving Zeiger, '41, and emphasized, and that is "that all the
David Crohn, '43, of the local Hillel people who come to our Bureau are
Foundation will meet the debate team nice people."
of the University of Kentucky Foun-
d intion in L.xin tAn Kntuckv, Sun-
throughout the day, make it
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Voice Of 'Lone Ranger'
Stilled By Auto Mishap
FARMINGTON, April 8.-IP)-The
voice of the "Lone Ranger," a hero to
countless thousands of radio listen-
ers, was stilled today by the very haz-
ard he sought to curb - highway
Earl W. Graser, 32, was killed in3
front of the Farmington Methodist
Church in Suburban Detroit when his
automobile hurtled out of control in-
to the rear of a parked trailer. In his
messages to "friends of the lone
ranger" he used his program to pro-
mote traffic safety.
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