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April 17, 1958 - Image 6

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Blau Talks
On Groups,
Prof. Peter Blau, of the Univer-
sity of Chicago Sociology Depart-
ment presented the topic "Bu-
reaucracy; Social Structure of
Sociological Processes," to an over-
flow audience, yesterday.
Blau explained the attributes of
an individual and the attributes
of the group and how the two are
related. A long question period
then ensued at which time he de-
fined his terms.
The study of government agen-
cies employment interviewers'
patterns of cooperation and com-
petition was then discussed. Blau
the author of the book "Dynam-
ics of Bureaucracy," the study of
employment interviewers present-
ed information fromthis and sub-
sequent research material pertain-
ing to welfare agencies in Chicago
to explain the interviewers pat-
Blau then explained the factors
which cause difference in social
patterns. "Some e m p l o y m e n t
agencies workers keep any good
employee records under their blot-
ters away from fellow workers so
that they may be promoted soon-
er. This is the competitive system.
In the cooperative system the
workers share their good employee
records," he said.

. . former newsman

Author To Talk
On 'Morality'
Vance Packard, author of "The
Hidden Persuaders," will speak
on "Our Morality and the Hidden
Persuaders" at 3 p.m. today in
Rackham Amphitheatre.
The former newspaperman
served as a staff writer for Ameri-
can and Collier's magazines and
has contributed to several other
magazines. He has lectured for 16
years at Columbia University and
New York Unjversity.
His book, "The Hidden Persuad-
ers," deals with the depth persua-
sion techniques used by adver-
tisers to appeal to consumers at
the subconscious level.

Gift Honors
Law Quad
Donor Cook
A bouquet of yellow roses ar-
rived at the Lawyers Club yes-
terday, commemorating the 100th
birthday of its founder William
W. Cook..
The gift was made by his niece,
Mrs. Florentine Cook Heath, one
of the few women, according to
Prof. John Reed of the Law
School, whom Cook even tolerated.
Cook was born April 4, 1858 in
Hillsdale, Mich. He received his
bachelor's degree in 1880 and
graduated fron the Law School in
1882. After amassing .a goodly
amount of money practicing cor-
porate law in the East, he decid-
ed to contribute to the Law School
at the University.
Letters written at the time of
undertaking show Cook's pride in
the venture. The Lawyers Club
was to be an -integral educational
adjunct to the Law School, like
the famous Inns of Court in Eng-
land. Nothing was too good for it.
An old newspaper clipping re-
veals that Cook was a "man apart,
a mysterious individual, secre-
tive, incomprehensible." Because
of his introverted personality,
"turning from the imperfections
of the actual to the creations of
his own mind," the clipping sug-
gests he refused to view his crea-
tions "for fear, perhaps, that they
would not realize the splendor of
his dreams."

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neers, Mechanical Engineers, Metallur-
gical Engineers, Aerodynamicists, Physi-
cists and Thermodynamicists.
G. W. Jones Exchange Bank, Marcel-
lus, Mich. is interested in any male
graduaties interested in entering tie
banking field.-
'YWCA, Battle Creek, Mich. will have
a full-time vacancy as Teen-Age Pro-
gram Director as of Sept. 1, 1958. The
position requires someone with training
in social work, education and/or
physical education.
Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago,
Ill. has an opening in their library for
a Literature Scientist. Male or female
with a. B.S. or M.S. in Chem., Biochem.,
microbiology or physiology. Must also
have a working knowledge of foreign
languages, at least German.
For further information, contact the
Bureau of Appointments, 3528 Admin.,
Bldg'., ext. 3371.
Summer Placement Notices:
Thurs., April 17
Camp Takoma, Ann Arbor TWCA
Camp. Miss Marilyn Budd will be at
the Summer Placement Meeting in Rm.

D 528 in the S.A.B. from I to 5 to In-
terview women for counseling posi-
Personnel Requests:
Wolverine Boys State, Michigan State
University, East Lansing has need of
four men, juniors or seniors, to be
counselors from June 17 to June 26.
Salary is $60 plus room and board.
Wolverine Girls State, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor has need of wo-
men counselors from June 16 to June
26. Salary: $50 plus room and board.
For further information and appli-
cation blanks, contact Mr. Ward D.
Peterson in Room D528, S.A.B. any
Tues., or Thurs. afternoon from 1 to 5
p.m. Fri. morning from 8:30 to noon.

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