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"THE MICHIGAN D AILY

SATURDAY, MARCH 2G, 1932

Published every morning except Monday during the University,
year by the Board in Control of Student Publications.
Member of the Western Conference Editorial Association.
The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for re-
publication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise
credited in this paper and the local news published herein.
Entered at the Post Office at Ann Arbor, Michigan, as second
class matter. Special rate of postage granted by 'T'hird AssistantI

Esther London, a young member of Moscow's Anglo-
American school, and written simply so that those to
whom it is addressed may have no trouble in under-
standing.
In America today most of the workers are un-
employed so that their children cannot have a good
education," continues the article. "They cannot give
them good food, and so the children suffer. Without
jobs the families lose their homes.

Cp itol News
By lTv oIOOVER
Special Daily Correspondent

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PostmasterGeneral._ __"With the rich in America, it is different. They
Subscription by carrier, $4.00; by mail, $4.50 have fine automobiles. They have food to eat, books
Offices: Ann Arbor Press Building, Maynard Street, Ann Arbor, to read and nice new clothes, while the workers and
Michigan. Phones: Editorial, 4925; Business, 21214. their children starve.
EDITORIAL STAFF "In the Soviet Union, children are given a real
Telephone 4925 good education. Instead of learning about George

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Washington circles have been
discussing the recent rumor that
Vice President Curtis will be re-
placed by Ogden Mills, Secretary of
the Treasury, as Hoover's next run-
ning mate. We cannot as yet tell
how far such a move will be car-
ried. Certain members of the Re-
publican National Committee be--

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MANAGING EDITOR
RIC1IA1RD L. -TOBIN
News Editor ................................... David M. Nichol
City Editor .4 ...................... .........Carl Forsythe
Editorial Director ............................ Beach Conger, Jr.
Sports Editor..............................Sheldon C. Fullerton
Women's Editor.........................Margaret M. Thompson
Assistant News Editor.......................... Robert L. Pierce

Washington, cooking and sewing, we learn about
socialist construction. We learn, too, about the lives;
of workers here and in other parts of the world. We
are taught how to become useful citizens and rot l

frank 13. Gilbreth
Roland A. G
lKarl Se
Brian W. Jones
Stanley W. Arnheim
I)onald F. Blankeriz
Edward C. Can bell
'Thomas Connellan
Robert S. DIeutsch
Albert L. Friedman
Miriam Carver
Beatrice Collins
Louise Crandall
Elsie Fldnan

NIGHT EDITORS
J. Cullen Kennedy James
Goodman Jerry E. Rosenthal
ciffert (worge A. t:t

Inglis

Sports Assistants
Jolin W. Thomas
REPORTERS
Fred A. Huber
liaild F. IKIate
lohn S 'Marsall
11ry Meyer
Albert 11. Newman
,lf. leroime e1',ttit
Prudence Foster
Alice (Gillbe-t
Sranees M anehester
l'lizabcth Mann

Clmrle6 A. Sanford
John W. Pritchard
JosezhR)'aetvihan
C. il grt 5ciaf
1rctk y Shaw'
i'arker Snyltr
Glenn P. Winters
Margaret 0' !'rin
livcrly Stark
Josephine XWoodhamns

just a part of the machine . .. as the workers' child- lieve that such action will insure a
ren are in capitalistic America. wet vote in the east and a sure vote
"When we leave school in the Soviet Union we from the large financial interests.
can either continue our education and be paid wages
while we study, or take up any work we wish. We
can be engineers, even diplomats, if we are very am- If Vice President Curtis should
bitious. dislike the "boot" with which he is
"It seems to me that the only 'free' people in being presented he could turn his
America are those who have plenty of money. attention to the statement made by
"Here, workers can buy clothing below cost; their a certain C. C. Mayer--who claims
children are given hot lunches free in school. that President Hoover is ineligible
"Only the air is 'free' in America, and I read that to the position he now holds.
the bosses want to tax that!" According to the Constitution
It is not the moral question of who is right and (Article 2, Sec. 1) the candidate for
who is wrong that bothers us here. But it is through President should have "been four-
such articles as this that we can see what the Soviet teen years a resident within the
Union is manufacturing out of her raw material. Of United States."

BUSINESS STAFF
Telephone 21214
CHARLES T. KLINE........................ Business Manager
NORRIS P. JOHNSON...................... Assistant Manager
Department Managers
Advertising.................. . .............. ,.... Vernon Bishop
Advertising Contracts...........................Ilarry R. Begley
Advertising Service ..........................Byron C. Vedder
publications ..................................William T1. IBrown
Accounts ...............................Richard Stratemeir
Women's Business Manager...................... Ann W. Vernor

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course, all's fair in war, but is there a war? Not yet
But here, plainly, are preparations for war. Here is
a nation's youth being trained to look at us with cool,
unrationalized hatred in its eye.
Students, propaganda is the Jabberwock we must
fight against. We must learn to rationalize, to think
intelligently. We must learn to keep from allowing
words to blind the facts. And the place to train our-
selves is here! The time to train ourselves is now!
Our prompt reaction to press pictures showing six
youths on a March swim off Belle Isle is to ruri
downstairs and shake up the furnace.
There's no lack of political leadership. It's just
,olding Iff till the results of the Digest poll show
which way the parade wants to be led.

Orvil Aronson
Gilbert . Bureley
Allen Clark
Robert Finn
Donna Becker
Maxine Fischgrund
Ann' allmeyer
Katherine Jackson
Dorothy Laylin

Assistants
Arthur F. Kohn
Berna.rd Selnacke
torafton W. Sharp
Virginia .\lc(omb
(aroline osher
-eln Olson
1 1 len Schmude
lav Seefried

Donald A. Johnson, 11
Dean Turner
Don Lyon
Bernard 11. Good
I(elen Slcaneer
Kathryn Spencer
Kthryn Stork
(Clare [ rr
M ary Elizabeth Watts

NIGHT EDITOR-ROLAND A. GOODMAN
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1932

-Detroit News.
IMUN an~dDAM

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Depression'
Politics
ARAMOUNT among the election issues which
1 will face, the United States during the next
eight months is the Depression. Since the influ-
ences of slack business, unemployment, large
debts, bank failures and unpaid taxes were first
felt two years ago, politics have been tied up more
than a little. In fact, elections which have occurred
since has proved this point.
The Democratic party, out of power since 1920,
first showed it was coming back at the time the
Depression became an institution and culminated
its efforts by winning a majority in the House of,
Representatives in 1930 and has increased its po-
tentialities by winning subsequent state and local
elections.
Democrats have naturally, as is the case with
all parties out of power when a national catastro-
phe occurs, criticized the Republican party for its
actions in handling distress and at first even ac-
cused their rivals of causing it. It is, at present,
merely limiting its attacks on the policies and atti-
tudes which Hoover and his administration have
shown in making national legislation on this sub-
ject.
In the past six months, the present administra-
tion, however, has entrenched its power a little
more by making federal boards which subsidize
stricken- institutions and concerns and it is this
factor which may cause a renewed hope in Hoover.
It is to be expected, however, that the Demo-
cratic party will continue its attacks and in the
main will be successful. Primary elections in sev-
eral states already show that the Jeffersonian party
has become materially strengthened and since
these primaries and preferential votes are meant
to pick candidates and mainly to give an indication
of party strength a victory for Democracy is not
a little imminent.
Just what results the Depression will have on
the success of the' campaigns of both parties, ne
one can really tell but it is certain that DemocratE
will continue to attack the Republicans on their
actions concerning it while the Republicans will
await the results of their socialistic policy in hav-
ing the federal government take over many of the
unprecedented responsibilities in an attempt tc
alleviate conditions.
Economic conditions are frequently issues of
election campaigns and the party out of power has
usually made these issues a stepping stone to suc-
cess at the polls. It is entirely logical, then, tc
expect a Democratic victory on this score alone.
However, there are too many other forces such as
internal dissatisfaction, unharmonious organiza-
-tion, splits on other issues and a poor choice of a
candidate to venture a definite statement. It is
clearly seen, on the question of issues, that if the
Democratic party does not make any wrong moves
it has a powerful weapon in the Depression and
with it may be able'to again sweep into office after
fourteen years of being on the outside looking in.

MUSIC NOTES

We learn from an announcement of the Ann
Arbor Chamber Music society that the fourth andI
final concert on its year's program will be the London
String Quartet which will appear next Thursday
night in Lydia Mendelssohn theatre.
The local chamber music society has taken upon
itself quite a bit of responsibility, for this type ofI
musical presentation cannot possibly be a financialj
success unless the organizations obtained are cheapt
enough to enable the club to get by (which they haec
not been). Chamber music has never been the mosl
popular form of musical presentation, and, in fact.!
is the least attractive from a box-office viewpoint
It is, however, the most perfect form, and naturalIN
enough, like all perfect things, is little appreciated.
Countless chamber music societies have failee
because of the fact that the uncolored and unindivid--
ual character of the string quartet have not brought
in well-filled audiences to pay for expenses. The loca;
organization is to be commended, however, in bring-
ing good, if few, chamber music concerts for the
notoriously insatiable thirst for music which Ann
Arbor seems to have. The recitals have never been
what one would call financial successes but people
who.really go to hear music for it's sake alone atten&
and as yet they have prevented any rumors of liquid.
ation.
The London String quartet, better than most.
which means that it has managed to blend four ex--
ceptionally good musicians into a colorless and per-
fectly blended group, is composed of John Penning-
ton, first violin; Thomas Petre, second violin; Willian:!
Primrose, viola and C. Warwick-Evans, violoncello.
The quartet is well-known to music-lovers all over
the country, having appeared almost everywhere o-
its ten transcontinental tours of North America. It
175 London appearances prove its popularity ir.
England and concerts in other European countriec-
have received no small notice.
All four in the organization are as well-known a;
the quartet which they make up. Pennington is a
noted pianist, and besides being concert-master at
Covent Garden held the same position for Anna
Pavlowa.
Thomas Petre is a former child prodigy of London
music schools while Warwick-Evans, taking a little

Mayer claims that such is not
true in the case of the present ex-
ecutive. He argues that Curtis
could point out that Hoover had
lived in England, was a British sub-
ject, a voter and a landowner be-
fore he returned to the United
States in 1920-eight years before
the Hoover boom. A Supreme Court
verdict might place Charles Curtis
as President of the United States.
Just a thought! And it might not
be necessary to think on it with the
presidential primaries under way.
The ballot offers the citizens an op-
portunity to change a number of
conditions. The auestion is wheth-
er they will realize it.
A logical viewpoint was aired on
the Senate floor a few days ago
with regard to the $125,000,000
Emergency Road Building Appro-
priation.
Senator Hiram Bingham (R.,
Conn.) argued that the apropria-
tion would be unjust because it
would unfairly apportion the mon-
ey among the states. Binghamcit-
ed the "allotment to Pennsylvania
would represent $5.26 per unem-
ployed person, while in Utah it
would be $110.97." This proved to
c a typical instance and served as
one of the many examples.
The sales tax has caused an audi-
ble rumpus in our government in
the last week. We believe that the
bill will pass but that it will under-
go modification.
With all the debate on the ques-
tion only two solutions have been
advanced to take its place. The
luxury tax and an increased income
i tax have been considered. The
luxury tax was shelved because it
was remembered that no one is
buying luxuries. The income tax
increase was discarded because it
is known that business is already
staggering under the depressing
conditions.
Canada has tested a , four per--
cent tax for years and found it
practical. A sales tax has aided sev-
eral of our states, several European
countries, and the Philippines. Cer-
! tainly we can endure a 21,, percent
tax in order to get our government
back on its feet.
Andrew Mellon will get an hon-
orary degree from Edinburgh Uni-
versity when he begins his duties in
England. He should receive some
recognition for "beating" the im-

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longer to gain his fame, has played all of anything peachment charges made by Con-
that is important everywhere. Primrose was a violin- gressman Wright Patman.
ist first and has, for the past eight years, been a viola
player for chamber music purposes.
Russia has been more than will-
Extremely active Hanns Pick and Joseph Brink- ing to listen to our engineers, to ac-
Extrmelyactve IIann Pik an Josph ept our advice in regard to indus-
man are again in the limelight in Ann Arbor withty dpritebinrgadvt in
a piano and violon-cello sonata recital scheduled for try and to profit by our advances i
Sunday afternoon in Lydia Mendelssohn theatre. Thes the machine world. But not once
concert will mark another one of the faculty concert her one of our as.
series, which, according to authorities, is enjoying her one of our politicians.
a highly successful season. er," too!

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EDIITOIRAL COMMENT

Raymond Morin, a piano student, will share the
busy day of music March 31 with a recital Thursday
afternoon in Lydia Mendelssohn. Morin, who is re-I
garded as one of the better student pianists on the
campus, will be making his first appearance of the
year.
One of the final nnisical events before vacation
will take place April 3 when the University Sym-I
phony orchestra and Hanns Pick combine to offer'
a program in Hill auditorium. David Mattern will
conduct.

The Congressional Record, show-
ing in printed form the daily pro-
gram of the National Government,
costs $50.00 per page. About 1-6 of
the estimated 36,000 copies per day
represent paid subscriptions.
A move is being made by Repre-
sentative Boylan of New York to
change the present publication and
to pattern it along the lines of a
newspaper.

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JABBERWOCKY
(Crane College Javelin)
"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

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