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SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 1939



Mann .Demands
Militant Stand
Of Democracy
Author Declares America
Must Proclaim Herself
To Stop Totalitarianism
(Continued from Page 1)
German Naziism was characterized
by Dr. Mann as the "most radical,
unrestrained and destructive assault
against humanity the world has ever
seen." The misdeeds of the Nation-
al Socialist revolution, Dr. Mann
maintained, lack any possible human
"To defend itself in a world rapidly
giving way to totalitarianism, de-
mocracy," the greatest conservative
power in the world today," must place
increasingly more emphasis upon the
basic unity of freedom and equality,"
Dr. Mann said, "and must evolve a
system of social justice in which the
needs of the individual and society
can beharmoniously balanced."
Students Offered
Travel Services
A travel bureau for the conven-
ience of students who wish to pur-
chase excursion-rate railroad tickets
for Spring Vacation is in operation
at present at the travel desk in the
Union, it was" announced yesterday
by James Wills, '40, Union publicity
chairman. The bureau is open from
3 to 5 p.m. every day except Satur-
day and Sunday, Wills said.
The bureau will be operated solely
by members of the Union student
staff, Wills stated, and profits from
the sale of railroad tickets will prob-
ably be used to establish a scholar-'
ship fund.

German Club
Plans Lecture
Ettinghausen Will Talk
On Oriental Tapestry
The fourth lecture in the current
series sponsored by the Deutscher
Verein, Oscar Bixby, Grad, president
said yesterday, will be given by
Prof. Richard Ettinghausen of the
history of Islamic art department at
8:00 p.m. Tuesday in the League.
Professor Ettinghausen will speak
on "Oriente-Teppische" in German
and will also illustrate the talk with
slides. A limited number of tickets
are still available, Bixby said, and any
student or faculty member interested
is invited to attend.
The fifth and last lecture, "Musi-
kalische Reise durch Deutschland"
with appropriate recordings, will be
given April 25, by Dr. Otto G. Graf
of the German department.
Editor To Speak
On Press Pictures
Arthur W. Stace, editor of the Ann
Arbor News, will speak on "Pictures
in the Public Press" at 3 p.m. Wed-
nesday in the Rackham Amphithe-
His talk, the fourth in the journal-
ism department's supplementary
lecture series, will be illustratd by
projection slides. The fifth in the
series, "The Editorial Page of To-
morrow" will be given in the near
future by A. L. Miller of the Battle
Creek Enquirer and News.
Dr. Whitney To Speak
Dr. Harvey A. Whitney, chief phar-
macist of University Hospital, will
discuss the "Action of Sedatives and
Hypnotics" at a dinner meeting of the
Washtenaw County Medical Society
at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Union.


general public is invited without ad- Florence, Professor of Commerce
mission charge. the University of Birmingham, Ei
Students Recital: A misce1faneous land, will lecture on "Tile Brit:
program of vocal, violin, and piano Cooperative Movement" at 4:15 p.
numbers will be played by advanced Thursday, March 16, in the Rackh
students of the School of Music at a Lecture Hall, under the auspices
recital Tuesday evening, March 14 at the Department of Ecopomics. '
8:15 o'clock in the School of Music, public is cordially invited.

SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 1939
VOL. XLIX. No. 116
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to students
Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m.
To The Members of the University
Council: There will be a meeting ofI
the University Council on Monday,
March 13, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 1009
Angell Hall.
Special Report of the Board in Con-
trol of Student Publications, W. A.
Report of the Advisory Committee
to the Department of Military Sci-
ence and Tactics, A. H. Lovell.
Report of the Advisory Committee
of the Bureau of Alumni Relations,
W. B. Shaw.
Report of the Advisory Committee
on the Rhodes Scholarships, A. L.
Subjects Offered by Members of the
Reports of the Standing Commit-
Program and Policy, Edmonson.
Educational Policies, Duffendack.
Student Relations, Vedder.
Public Relations, Allen.
Plant and Equipment, Gram.
Smoking in University Buildings:
Attention is called to the general rule"
that smoking is prohibited in Uni-
versity buildings except in private of-
fices and assigned smoking rooms
where precautions can be taken and
control exercised. This is neither a
mere arbitrary regulation nor an at-
cempt to meddle with anyone's per-
sonal habits. It is established and
enforced solely with the purpose of
preventing fires. In the last five years,
15 of the total of 50 fires reported, or
30 per cent, were caused by cigarettes
or lighted matches. To be effective,
the rule must necessarily apply to
bringing lighted tobacco into or
through University buildings and to
the lighting of cigars, cigarettes, and
pipes within buildings-including
Huge Garnet Contributed
To Geology Department
A hundred pound garnet specimen
was recently contributed to the Geol-
ogy Department and put on exhibit in
the Natural Science Building. Despite
the unusual size of the stone, its
value is comparatively low, the mater-
ial being used more for abrasives than
The 'rock in which the garnet is
imbedded was presented by the BehrI
Manning Corporation of New York.
The specimen weighs 1700 pounds.

such lighting just previous to going
outdoors. Within the last few years
a serious fire was started at the exit
from the Pharmacology building by,
the throwing of a still lighted match
into refuse waiting removal at the
doorway. If the rule is to be enforced
at all its enforcement must begin at
the building entrance. Further, it
is impossible that the rule should be
enforced with one class of persons if
another class of persons disregards it.
ft is a disagreeable 'and thankless
task to "enforce" almost any rule.
This rule against the use of tobacco
within buildings is perhaps the most
thankless and difficult of all, unless
It has the winning support of every-
one concerned. An appeal is made to
all personis using the University build-
ings-staff members, students and
others-to contribute individual co-
operation to this effort to protect
University buildings against fires.
This statement is inserted at the
request of the Conference of Deans.
Shirley W. Smith.
Dean C. E. Griffin of the school of
Business Administration will talk on:
"Problems in Business Today." Small
Ballroom of the Michigan Union,
Thursday, March 16, 4:30 p.m. Wom-
en invited!
Institute of the Aeronautical Sci-
ences: All members of the Institute
who plan to go on the inspection trip
to Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, must
sign their names on the list posted
on the Aeronautical Engineering Bul-
letin Board immediately, so that
hotel accommodations may be ar-
ranged in advance. For those mem-
bers who are not fully acquainted
with the details of this trip, com-
plete information is posted on the
Aeronautical Engineering Bulletin
The Bureau of Appointments has
received notice of the following Mich-
igan Civil Service Examinations: Fi-
nal date for filing application given
in each case.
Distributive Education Supervisor.
Salary range: $325-385, March 28.
Public Relations Executive. Salary
range: $200-240, March 16.
Complete announcements are on
file at the Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information, 201
Mason Hall; Office Hours: 9-12 and
Academic Notices
English II, Sec. 37, will meet regu-
larly in Room 208 University Hall.
Faculty of the College of Literature,
Science and the Arts: The five-week
freshman reports will be due Satur-
day, March 18, in the Academic
Counselors' Office, 108 Mason Hall.
College of Literature, Science and

the Arts, School of Music, and School
of Education. Students who received
marks of I or X at the close of their
last term of attendance (viz., semes-
ter or summer session) will repeive a
grade of E in the course unless this
work is made up and reported to this
office by March 13. Students wish-
ing an extension of time should file
a petition addressed to the appro-
priate official in their school with
Room 4, U.H. where it will be trans-
Robert L. Williams, Asst. Registrar
Diploma Applications: Graduate
students who expect to be recom-
mended for a degree in June should
file a formal application in the of-
fice of the Graduate School by
March 17. At the same time a doc-
toral student must submit the title
of his thesis as he wishes it to appear
in the Commencement program. k
C. S. Yoakum, Dean.
Actuarial Students: The mathema-
tical examination offered by the Pru-
dential Insurance Company will be
given Tuesday, March 14, from 3 to 5
p.m., in 3011 A.H.
The Little Symphony: The Little
Symphony of the School of Music,
Thor Johnson, Conductor, will give a
concert in the Grand Rapids Room
in the Michigan League complimen-
tary to the general public Sunday
evening, March 12, at 8:30. Mary
Van Doren, pianist, will appear as
guest soloist.
Organ Recital: Palmer Christian,
University Organist, will play a pro-
gram of organ music by Bach, Ra-,
meau, Stamitz, and Widor on the
Frieze Memorial Organ, Wednesday
afternoon, March 15, at 4:15 o'clock
in the Hill Auditorium, to which the

Building. The general -public is in-
vited to listen to Margaret Martin,
Soprano; Baldwin Mikovits, Violin-
ist; Celia Chao, Nancy Dawes, and
Jeannette Haien, Pianists.
Exhibition of Modern Book Art:
Printing and Illustration, held under
the sponsorship of the Ann Arbor
Art Association. Rackham Building,
third floor Exhibition Room; daily
except Sunday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.;
through March 25.
Exhibition, College of Architecture:
Modern hand-blocked linens, de-
signed by Professor Frank of Ger-
many, loaned to the College of Archi-
tecture by the Chicago Workshops,
ground floor corridor cases. Open
daily 9 to 5 until March 15. The
public is invited.
Exhibition of Prints from the Col-
lection of Mrs. William A. Comstock
and Water Colors by Eliot O'Hara,
presented by the Ann Arbor Art As-
sociation. Rackham Building, third
floor Exhibition Rooms, daily except
Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m., March 7
through March 21.
Museum of Classical Archaeology:
Special exhibit of terracott ,figurines,
baskets, harness and rope from the
University of Michigan Excavations
in Egypt.
University Lecture: Mr. Louis Un-
termeyer will lecture on "The Poet
vs. the Average Man" on Monday,
March 13, at 8:15 p.m. in the Rack-
ham Lecture Hall under the auspices
of the Department of English in the
College of Engineering. The public
is cordially invited to attend.
University Lecture: Dr. P. Sargent

Henry Russel Lecture for 1938-39:
Professor Campbell Bonner, Chair-
man of the Department of Greek, will
deliver the Henry Russel Lecture for
1938-39, on the subject, "Sophocles,
Aristotle, and the Tired Business
Man," at 4:15 p.m., Wednesday,
March 22, in the Rackham Amphithe-
atre. The announcement of the Henry
Russel Award for 1938-39 will be
made at this tim c. The public is cor-
dially invited.
Naval Architecture and Marine En-
gineering A lecture ,upon Modern
Marine Boilers and Auxiliaries will be
given on -Wednesday, March 15 at
7:30 p.m. in Room 348 West En-
gineering Building by Mr. L. M. Rake-
Mr. Rakestraw is Asst. Manager,
Marine Department of the Foster
Wheeler Corporation of New York
City. The lecture will be illustrated
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Gandhi Has Crusaded 40 Years
To Liberate India's Untouchables,

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Frail, aged Mahatma K. Gandhi,
the "Abraham Lincoln" of India, last
week won another victory in his 40
year crusade to emancipate India's
Historians trace this caste system,
which enslaves more than 60,000,000
people, to the migration of Aryan
tribes into India through the Kyber
Pass 3;000 years ago' In an effort
to maintain a "pure" race, the Aryans
forbade any intermarriage. Four main
castes developed; the Brahmins, to
pray and conserve all learning; the
Kshatryias, to fight; the Veishyas,
to till the soil; and the Sudras, or
Untouchables, to serve. In time the
caste system became fixed and was
even indorsed by the Hindu faith as
a religious institution.
To the outsider, the lot of these Un-
touchables is almost unbelievable.
They are only allowed to work which
is considered shameful. They cannot
marry out of their caste and their
children are Untouchables from birth.
They are even forbidden to use the
public water supply since they are
believed to "pollute" by touch. The
upper caste Hindu, meeting an Un-
touchable on the highway, orders him
off lest his unclean shadow cross the
caste man's path.

Born in 1869, the young Gandhi
son learned to hate the upper caste
with which he was closely bound as
is father was the Prime Minister of
state in Western India. He studied
law in London but his practice in In-
dia was a complete failure.
Moving to South Africa because of
a good opportunity he quickly became
successful there. After the Boer War
he became interested in reform and
for 20 years he led a movement which
culminated in complete success.
Early after the turn of the century
he returned to his native land, a
national hero to head the powerful
Indian National Movement and cru-
saded for the emancipation of 'the
Untouchables. In 1913 he suddenly
conceived his most effective weapon,
the hunger strike, and has used it
ever since. After the World War, his
movement got out of hand and a
wave of violence swept India for
which he was imprisoned for two
years. After his release, Gandhi again
resumed his struggle for a people en-
slaved in a bondage and although
much has been done there is still a
long way to go for a people enslaved
in a bondage which has been called
"one of the most terrible engines of
tyranny and oppression which human
ingenuity and selfishness has invent-

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