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TfHE MICHIGAN 1DAILY

. HOSPITALS:
an uilizer Drugs Aid Mental Disease
Pa unzr us

ve widely used tranquilizing
s tested simultaneously in. 34
rans Administration hospitals
cluding the one in Ann Arbor
ve been found effective in
ting schizophrenia, a major
tal illness which fills more
half the hospital beds in the
ed States, it was announced
)y. -
nie tranquilizer (mnepazine) was

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ators

t Meeting"
e d e d Changes in the
s" is the theme of the 30th
[ Education Conference,
will be held here July
he general sessions, to be
ach day in the Architecture
rium, three nation ally
educators will speak. At
ening session, Prof. Robert
ighurst of the University of
o will address the partici-
His topic will be "Problem
n and Social Class Differ-
in the Schools." This first
g will be held at 9 a.m.
1 a.m. on the second day,
d E. Wilson, dean of the
ion school at the University'
ifornia at Los Angeles, will
on "School Programs in an
Change."
0 a.m. Wednesday, July 15,
Walter W. Heller, chairman
economics department at
niversity of Minnesota, will
s the closing session. His
of discussion will be "The
nic Outlook for Education."

relatively weaker than the others,
but the remaining four (chlor-
promazine, proclorperazine, tri-
fiupromazine, and perphenazine)
were not different from each other
in therapeutic effectiveness.
All five drugs were superior to
a control substance (phenobarbi-
tal).aais which they were
tested.
Showed Improvement
Improvement of severely ill
mental patients in the 34-hospital
study included alleviation of emo-
tional and thinking disturbances
as well as generally improved be-.
havior, Specifically, patients be-
came less resistive and belligerent
and their thinking became less
disorganized.
These changes were reflected in
discharges from the hospitals and
in a decrease in the amount of
nursing care required.
The study was considered par-
ticularly effective since the 34 hos-
pitals involved had a mental pa-
tient population running into the
thousands. At Ann Arbor and
Battle Creek alone more than 2,000
mental patients are currently hos-
pitalized.
Safety Demonstrated
The safety of the drugs was
demonstrated by the fact that al-
though more than 600 patients
were included in the study, the
occurrence of allergic reactions,
drowsiness, and other such com-
plications was neither frequent
nor troublesome.
The five different tranquilizers
and phenobarbital were, adminis-
tered during the latter part of
1958 to a total of 640 schizophrenic
patients in the 34 cooperating hos-
pitals over a period of ,12 weeks.
Clinical teams made three sepa-
rate evaluations, one at the be-

ginning, another after one month,
and a third at the end of the
treatment period.
The study was directed by the
VA central neuropsychiatric re-
search laboratory at Perry Point,
Md.
Speech Men
ToConfer
Leaders of five national and
regional organizations in speech
and related fields are among those
scheduled to address the Univer-
sity's 1959 Summer Speech Con-
ference July 9 at the Horace H.
Rackham School of Graduate
Studies.
Sponsored by the speech depart-
ment and the Summer Session, the
conference will attract about 200
high school and college speech
teachers, University students and
faculty members. Its purpose is to
provide an assessment of present
accomplishments in speech educa-
tion, as well as suggestions for
changes in speech training at the
several educational levels.
At 10 a.m. in Rackham Amphi-
theatre, John Wray Young, direc-
tor of the Shreveport Little Thea-
ter and president of the American
Educational Theater Association,
will speak on "Theater: Communi-
cation for the Ages."
Area meetings will take place
from 11 a.m.. to noon. The section
on radio and television will meet
in the West Conference Room to
hear a speech by William Harley,
manager of WHA-TV, University
of Wisconsin, and president of the
National Association of Educa-
tional Broadcasters. His topic will
be "Progress in Educational Broad-
casting."
The East Conference Room will
be the scene of the meeting on
interpretation. Magdalene Kramer,
chairman of the speech depart-
ment, of Teachers College, Colum-
bia University, will speak on "Oral
Interpretation of 'Literature: A
Practical As Well As a Cultural
Subject."
"Compressibility of Speech" will
be the topic discussed at the sec-
tion on speech science in the Am-
phitheatre. Speaker will be Grant
Fairbanks, professor of speech and
director of the Speech Research
Laboratory, University of Illinois.
Following lunch, the conference
will resume at 2:15 p.m. in Rack-
ham with a general session in the
Amphitheatre. Kenneth 0. John-
son, executive secretary, American
Speech and Hearing Association,
Washington, D.C., will speak on
"The Speech and Hearing Profes-
sion."
The second group of area meet-
ings will take place from 3 to 4 p.m.

Max Lerner
To Lecture
Ont Future
Max Leiner, professor of Amer-
ican civilization and dean of grad-
uate school at Brandeis Univer-
sity, will talk on "Can We Win
the Future?" at 4:15 p.m.. today
at Aud. A, Angell Hall.
The discussion, open to the pub-
lic, is the third in the University's
summer lecture series, "Modern
Man Looks Forward."
Lerner has been a political
theorist for many years, writing a
daily column for the New York
Post and a number of books, in-

3) Eighty per cent of all stu-
dents in Soviet universities re-
ceive stipends (scholarships) from
the government. Not only is there
no tuition or fees, not only are
dormitory rates exceptionally low,
not only is 'transportation paid
from outlying regions for out-
standing students, but the over-
HANFORD
Cautionls
Eductors
Some highly talented high school
students may avoid advanced
courses for fear of lowering their
grade averages, a college placement
expert said Thursday at the Uni-
versity.
George Hanford, vice-president
of the College Entrance Examina-
tion Board (CEEB), said these stu-
dents fear that their chance of
getting into college may be jeopar-
dized if their grade average isn't
high, enough.
"Ways must be found to elimi-
nate this waste of talent," he de-
clared. "College admissions officers
and faculties must not become ob-
sessed with grades in contrast to
what the student has actually ac-
complished (in taking advanced
courses in high school)."
Hanford said high schools today
are giving greater emphasis to
college preparation and to subject
matter in teaching. But he urged
that this "natural swing" should
not be given too great a push by
those favoring changes along these
lines.

H atcher Emphasizes
Educational Support
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a textbook, the professor
double his regular salary.

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PROF. MAX LERNER
. . .can we win?

cluding his latest, "America as a
Civilization," . published in 1957.
He earned his baccalaureate de-
gree from Yale University, his
master's from Washington Uni-
versity, St. Louis, and his doctor-
ate froni the Robert Brookings
Graduate School of Economics
and Government, Washington'
D. C.

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Concerts
Stanley Quartet: Gilbert Ross, violin,
G u s t a v e R o s s e e 1ls, violin, Robert
Courte, viola, Paul Olefsky, cello, as-
sisted by Clyde Thompson, double bass,
Rackham Lecture Hall, Wed., July 1,
8:30' p.m. The quartet will perform
Mozart's "Quartet in G major, K. 387,"
Darius Milhaud's "Quintet No. 2,(1952)"
which was commissioned by the Uni-
versity and dedicated to the Stanley
Quartet, and, Schubert's "Quartet in
D minor."
Student Recital: Arthur Theodore
Hegvik, clarinetist, in partial fulfill-
ment of the requirements for the de-
gree Master of Music, Thurs., July 2,
8:30 p.m., Aud. A, Angell Hall.
Placement Notices
The following schools have listed va-
cancies for the 1959-60 school year.
Blue Island, IIl. - Girls PE; Eng./
German; Eng./Journalism; Librarian;
Ind. Arts (Woodworking, print).
Cocoa, Fla. - Psychologist.
Copley, Ohio - 8th Gen. Sc.; Eng.;
Math; Elementary.
Cottage Grove, Ore. - 4th grade;
Remedial Reading.
Detroti, Mich. (Redford Union) -
JHS Art.
Fontana, Calif. - Elementary; JHS:
Nurse; Girls PE; HS Librarian.
Ida, Mich. - Vocal; First grade.
Lorain, Ohio - Elementary; HS:'
Chem.; Eng.; Guidance; Librarian;
Slow Learning.
Lordsburg, New Mexico-Elementary;
HS: Girls PE; Spanish/Eng.; Chem./
Phys./Gen. Sci.; Library/Eng.
Marinette, Wis. - Math (Advanced
math and algebra); 9th Eng.; Orches-
tra; Klndergarten.
Mount Prospect, Ill. - Early Elemen-
tary.
North. Branch, Mich. - Eng.; Art;
Shop.
Romulus, Mich. - Elementary.,
Torrance, Calif. - Elementary;'Boys
PE; SS; Language; Math; Science;
Mentally Retarded; School Psycholo-
gist. ,
\Twenty-nine Palms, Calif.-HS: Gen.
Shop/Mech. Draw.; Auto Shop/Metal
Shop; Librarian.
For any additional information con-
tact the Bureau of Appointments, 3528
Admin. Bldg., NO 3-1511, Ext. 489.
Personnel Requests:
U.M.R.I., Ann Arbor. Full time job
open , for undergraduate or someone
working on Master's degree.

City of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Pro-
fessional City Manager. Interested in
man who has at least five years exp.
U. S. Civil Service Commission, Chi-
cago, announces examinations for: Fis-
cal Accountant (Accounting Techni-
cian; Voucher Examiner; Time, Leave
and Payroll). Also Staff Services and
Administrative positions.
U. S. Civil Service current examina-
tion list for positions in Illinois, Mich.,
and Wis., is now on file at the Bureau.
State of Michigan announces exam-
inations for: Child Guidance Psychia-
trist, Pediatrician, Physician, Psychia-
trist, Public Health Epidemiologist,
Sanatorium Physician, and Dentist.
The following companies have need
of engineers:
CatrepillarTractor Co., Peoria, f11.:
Foreign Sales Engr. (any degree, but
Civil Engrg. preferred), Purchasing
Engr. (B.S. or M.S. in Mech. or Elect.
Engrg.), Design Engrg. (B.S. or M.S. in
,Mech., Civil or Agri. Engrg.)
Standard Oil Co., Detroit: Mech. or
Chem. Engrs.
California Technical 'Industries, Bel-
mont, Calif.: Technical Engrs. with B.S.
or M.S. degrees of summer school or
next year.
Frick Co., Waynesboro, Pa.: Refriger-
ation Training.
Kimberly-Clark Corp., Neenah, Wis.:
Jr. Design Engrs., Engrg. Understudies,
Development Engrs., .Product Scientist,
Research and Development Engrs., and
Fludi Mechanics Engrs. Requirements
an ddescriptions are on file at the Bu-
reau.
For further information concerning
any of the above positions, contact the
Bureau of Appointments, 4001 Admin.,
Ext. 3371.
Organization
Notices
(Use of this column for an-
nouncemerits is available to offi-
cially recognized and registered or-
ganizations only. Organizations
planning to ;be active for the sum-
mer semester should register by
July 3. Forms available, 2011 Stu-
dent Activities Building.)
Sailing Club, regular weekly meeting,
July 2, 7:30 p.m., 311 W. Engineering.
International Exchange, will be open
from 10-11:30 a"m., July 2, Student Ac-
tivities Bldg. basement. Has infant
equipment and summer clothing.

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