THE MICHI-AN DAILY
SUNDAY, FEB. 19,
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as long as they continue to fight they will con-
tinue to win. But their victory is not one restricted
to Hanover, N. H. It is another triumph in the
long and sometimes tedious process of establish-
ing a militant democracy in every phase of our
national life. At Dartmouth the students have
achieved the fundamental guarantee of democ-
racy and freedom, the maintainance of a fearless
and vigorous press enlisted in the never-ending
struggle against the abuses of the status-quo
and for progress on the campus and in the nation.
-S. R. Kleiman
Radio City Music Hall, Jan Peerce tenor, Erno
Rapee conductor. Three movements from,
Tschaikowsky's Fourth Symphony, premieres of
music by Bazzini-Cacciola and Moritz. 12-1 p.m.,
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Mischa
Elman violinist, John Barbirolli conductor. Over-
ture to Euryanthe (Weber), Beethoven's "Pas-
toral" Symphony No. 6, Saint-Saen's Violin Con-
certo No. 3, Francesca da Rimini (Tschaikowsky).
3-5 p.m., CBS, 3-4, WJR.
Faculty Recital, Maud Okkelberg pianist. Bee-
thoven Sonata Op. 28, Romance Op. 118 and
Cappriccio Op. 116 (Brahms), Impromptu and
Waldesrauschen (Liszt), La Puerto del Vino and
Ondine (Debussy), pieces by Scarlatti, Rameau
Godowsky, Scriabine, and Tcherepnine. Hill
Auditorium, 4:15 p.m.
New Friends of Music, Pro-Arte Quartet. Four
Haydn Quartets, Bach Sonata for Two violins,
rareties for lovers of chamber-music. 6-7 p.m.
Bach Cantata Series, Alfred Wallenstein con-
ductor. Cantata No. 127. 7-7:30 p.m., CKLW.
Ford Sunday Evening Hour, Lily Pons soprano,
Wilfred Pelletier conductor. Orchestral excerpts
and arias from Amelia Goes to the Ball (Men-
otti), L'Enlevement du Serail (Mozart), Le Cid
(Massenet), Le Coq d'Or (Rimsky-Korsakoff),
Mereille (Gounod), and other pieces for vocal
display. 9-10 p.m., WJR.
Rochester Civic Orchestra, Guy Harrison con-
ductor, Jean Tennyson soprano. "Prometheus"
overture (Beethoven), "Lohengrin" Prelude
(Wagner), Berloiz's Rakoczy March, songs of
Grieg, Dvorak, and Strauss. 3-4 p.m., WXYZ.
Voice of Firestone, Alfred Wallenstein conduc-
tor, Richard Crooks tenor. Rakoczy Marh (Ber-
loiz), "Il Mio Tessoro" from Don Giovanni (Mo-
zart). 8:30-9:30 p.m., WWJ.
Student recital, wood-wind pupils of William
Stubbins. Solo and ensemble numbers. School of
Music Recital Hall, 8:15 p.m..
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien
Sevitzky conductor. Symphony No. 5 (Sibelius),
Tritons (Guerrini). 3-4 p.m., WGAR, WADC.
Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson
conductor. Symphony No. 2 in D minor (Still).
8:30-9:30 p.m., WXYZ, WOWO.
Columbia Chamber Orchestra, Howard Barlow
conductor. 3:30-4 p.m., WJR.
Metropolitan Opera Company in Massenet's
Manon. Sayao, Kiepura, Rothier, Brownlee,
Cehanovsky, de Paolis, Wilfred Pelletier con-
ductor. 2'p.m., WWJ.
NBC Symphony, Arturo Toscanini conducting
his final concert of the 1938-39 series. All Wag-
ner program. 10-11:30 p.m., KDKA, WXYZ.
More than a million words have been written
and broadcast by Drake University students dur-
ing the last four and a half years.
A New England College Rifle League has been
formed for sharpshooting competition among in-
stitutions in those states.
Sarah Lawrence College has special courses for
the institution's employees.
There is grave doubt, I believe, as to whether
the Republican Slumber Hour- will find a spon-
sor. It is insufficiently informative to rank as
an educational program, and
the laughs are few and far
between. This last fact is
not altogether a fault, for at
least one listener finds Her-
bert Hoover easier to take
:" since he quit his recent
efforts to function as a gag
On this particular period
he introduced only two epigrams and a single
anecdote. He used the story about the little boy
who found it easier to take a clock apart than
to put it together again. This, it may be re-
marked, is not brand new. For the most part
Mr. Hoover played straight man in his role of
m.c. Some commentators had voiced the theory
that the ex-President might use the occasion to
launch a 1940 boom for himself. As to that I do
not know, although it may be significant that
in his long address the only two Republicans
whom he mentioned by name were Abraham
Lincoln and Herbert Clark Hoover. They received
approximately equal attention._
Possibly the program could be strengthened by
a greater use of musical interludes. "Columbia,
the Gem of the Ocean," was delightfully rend-
ered, and the male chorus, which did the ditty
about stout-hearted men, performed adequately.
But the five Governors constituted a hill-billy
band. It was shocking that an evening dedicated
to America's greatest speaker and finest prac-
tictioner in English prose should have contained
so much of downright illiteracy in oratory, eco1
nomics, history and even grammar.
* * *
Possibly the high point was reached by Gov-
ernor Julius P. Heil of Wisconsin, who spoke of
"laying down to sleep." But, though Governor
Heil's grammar was bad, his sentiments were
worse, for he indulged in a sudden and seemingly
impromptu excusion into anti-Semitism by de-
claring his pleasure because all the audience
appeared to be composed "of Christian ladies
and Christian gentlemen." And this marked the
most fervent applause of the evening.
Herbert Hoover referred to a series of college
courses as "a curricular," and John D. M. Ham-
ilton spoke of Connecticut's "Chartered oak." It
was a sad night for any Nutmeg listeners. Even
the most bitter political foes of Dean Cross nevei
denied that he spoke invariably with ease and
grace and felicity. His successor, young Mr. Ray
Baldwin, apparently suffered from mike fright
or got hold.of a bad Cliveden crumpet during his
long wait. He got so snarled up in the last few
moments of his brief address that he seemed to
feel he was a phrase-maker as soon as he said
"the American way." He used it five times in
four sentences before it was possible to warm up
another Governor on the bench.
* * *
None of the Governors seemed to be a pro-
found student of the man whose memory was
honored. "You can fool some of the people all
the time," seemed to be about as far as any of
the executives had gone in his homework.
Governor Baldwin, for instance, pictured Lin-
coln as a President who was passionate in his
belief in unabridged States' rights. Carr, of"
Colorado, made the extraordinary statement,
"Lincoln knew little of the science of govern-
ment." And Harlan J. Bushfield, of South Dako-
ta, at least implied that the Great Emancipator
believed in peace at any price.
It would be an excellent idea if every orator on
the Republican Slumber Hour were assigned to
see Robert E. Sherwood's "Abe Lincoln in Illi-
nois" before ever again attempting to interpret
publicly the name and fame of our greatest
And it may be that I am too captious a critic.
Quite possibly the show will be received more
favorably along the short wave band than here
NIGHT EDITOR: MORTON C. JAMPEL
The editorials published in The Michigan
Daily are written by members of the Daily
staff and represent the views of the writers
Th e Dartmouth
College Case, 1939 . .
ALL THE PROBLEMS of a student
newspaper came into the spotlight
this week at Dartmouth with the conclusion of
an 18-month battle between the administra-
tion and the student body over the control and
ownership of The Dartmouth, the college daily:
In the spring of 1937 the Dartmouth Board
of Trustees accepted a recommendation of
President Hopkins that a committee be ap-
pointed to investigate the "conditions under
which student publications . . . are managed."
This decision followed a year in which the stu-
dent paper conducted, arong others, these cam-
paigns: they upheld the position of the work-
men on strike at the Proctor quarries in the
company town of Proctor, Vt. and defended the
right of collective bargaining; they lined up on
the side of a proposed group medicine plan which
has since gone into operation; and they went
to bat for a cooperative grocery store.
The investigating committee appointed by
the President was headed by an alumnus and in-
cluded no representation from the group most
interested in the outcome-the student body.
In May, 1938, 'the committee recommended the
appointment of an "Alumni Trustee," who would
"hold all or a controlling part of the corporate
stock of the paper in trust for the Trustees of
the College." They suggested that "the Alumni
Trustee should have the right at any time and
for reasons that seem good to him to remove any
member of the editorial or business boards."
One of the most significant statements in
the report flayed the student editors of the
Dartmouth for devoting "an inordinate amount of
editorial space to criticism direct and implicit
of the social order and in promotion of means
which they believe useful in bringing about
changes they would wish." But this was not all.
The committee further censured the student
editors for concerning themselves with and
criticizing the College athletic program!
What did the students think of these charges?
They protested vigorously and the bitter battle
that ensued boosted the plan into the headlines
of metropolitan newspapers, slidified student,
alumni and faculty opposition and forced the
appointment of an arbitration committee con-
sisting of the editor-in-chief of The Dartmouth,
a representative of the administration and an
impartial chairman. This past week the arbitra-
tion committee recommended and President
Hopkins accepted a new plan eliminating the
"Alumni"Trustee" in favor of an 11-man board
consisting of eight students, a faculty member,
an alumnus and a member of the administration.
The resentment of the students against the
original plan for an "Alumni.Trustee" is perhaps
best summed up in an editorial in the Dart-
mouth last week celebrating- the victory and
warning the students that the fight is not yet
over, that the student members of the new board
will have to guard against "unquestioning ac-
ceptance" of the supposedly better "opinbns of
older men." "The tendency of the student to give
way to what he thinks is experience, and what is
reaction, is sad and very real"
The editorial continues - It mi hi a +fiai,1 . fn
--- By Roy Heath -
Swados Takes Over
(NOTE: Having Harvey Swados work-
ing for The Trapeze is roughly analog-
gous to having J. P. Morgan working
for the office boy. Swados is one of the
people on this campus who can write
among many who are only laboring
under the illusion. -R.H.)
When Roy Heath asked me to do a
guest column for him, I thought I
might write something funny, because
Roy always manages to keep his
column pretty funny. But it's too hard
these days; there are very few men
writing for newspapers who can keep
you entertained and still tell you
about the things that are bothering
them . Of course there is Broun, but
I'm no Broun. So I want to tell you
about a couple of things that are
First thing, I went into the lava-
tory in the Angell Hall cellar the
other day, and instead of the usual
obscenities I found this sentence
scrawled on the wall: What America
Needs: A Jew Hanging From Every
Lamppost. I don't care whether you
believe me or not; if you go there be-
fore the janitors have washed the
walls you'll see it. And it doesn't
make any difference that some boy
crossed out "Jew" and wrote in
"Nazi." The fact remains we who live
in our cloistered, secluded, little uni-
versity town are neither cloistered
nor secluded. All the barbarians aren't
in Germany, or Italy, or in Spain.
Sometimes we forget that.
And there's another thing I'd like
to tell you about. I went downtown
about a month ago because All Quiet
On The Western Front was playing
at the Orpheum. I'd seen it several
times before, but as you know it's
the kind of picture that you can see
more than once or twice. Anyway,
there were a couple of high school
kids sitting next to me, boys of about
sixteen or seventeen. In the middle of
the battle scenes, those scenes which
no one can ever forget, when the
German boy lies writhing and scream-
ing, "I can't see! I can't see!" these
American boys sat there chewing their
peanuts and having a hell of a good
time. And they were saying things
like this: "Boy, look at those Ger-
mans run. Wow, right in the guts.
Hey, there come the Yanks. Boy,
look at them go. Zingo, right in the
Now, I don't think I'm crazy when
I say that there is a direct connec-
tion between these two incidents, and
I don't think I'm a coward when I
say that this sort of thing is enough
to scare hell out of me. But being
scared doesn't do any good. Even see-
ing the connection doesn't do muchI
good, although it helps. So far we
Americans have had a good part in
handing Czechoslovakia over to the
Germans, Spain to the Italians, China
to the Japs. You know what I mean.I
Bombs marked Made in Wilmington,
Del. have been blasting the guts outI
of Spaniards and Chinese.
But maybe that doesn't mean any-
thing to you. OK. Maybe you think
it's too much trouble to drop a post-i
card to Washington asking that they
lift the Spanish embargo. OK. May-I
be you think that the rest of the
world is going to kill itself off and;
leave us alone. OK.a
But just remember that there is
somebody in Ann Arbor who thinks
it would be a good idea to hang a
Jew from every laippost and that
there are kids in town who like the
smell of fresh blood. Think it over,,
and maybe you might do something
before they get you marching behindI
the Leader with your arm stuck out
in the air and your father in a stink- ,
ing concentration camp in Detroit.
Think it over.
The leaves blowing, and the young
With the tread of leaves along the
They take no heed of the wind at his
They mock his season with laughter
shrill and sweet,
And insolent, and unknowing.
But the wind will have them as it has
Like all the lovely and insolent ones
They too will be brought to bed; they
will be mothers
Of dead men blown like leaves on
the,,winds of war.
-The New Republic
to Chicago's schools cannot be solved
by an advisory committee."
Harold Gosnell, associate professor
of political science, who assailed the
Kelly regime in his book, "Machine
Politics: Chicago Model," favors Re-
publican Dwight H. Green for mayor.
Another Chicago educator whose poli-
tical activities are too widely known
SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 1939
VOL. XLIX. No. 99
To All Faculty Members and Staff:
Special Employment Time Reports
must be in the Business Office on
Monday, Feb. 20, to be included in
the roll for Feb. 28.
Edna Geiger Miller,
Closing Date for Nominations for
Henry Russel Award. The Committee
on the Henry Russel Award wishes to
call attention to the fact that all
nominations should be in the hands
of the Committee not later than Feb.
20. It is customary to include with
the nominations complete bibliogra-
phies of the published work of the
candidates and also reprints of as
many of the published works as pos-
Nominations, accompanied by sup-
porting material, should be sent to
the Chairman of the Committee,
Margaret Elliott, 201 Tappan Hall,
on or before Feb. 20.
To all Faculty Members:
1. LIfe Annuities or life insur-
ance either or both may be purchased
by members of the faculties from
the Teachers Insurance and Annuity
Association of America and premiums
for either life Annuity or life In-
surance, or both, may be deducted at
the written request of the policy-
holder from the monthly payroll of
the University, and in such cases will
be remitted directly by the policy-
holder, on the monthly, quarterly,
semi-annual, or annual basis. The
secretary's office has on file blank
applications for annuity policies, or
life insurance policies, rate books,
annual reports, and specimen pol-
icies, all for the convenience of mem-
bers of the University staff desiring
to make use of them.
2. The Regents at their meeting
of January, 1919 agreed that any
member of the Faculties entering the
service of the University since Nov.
17, 1915, may purchase an Annuity
from the above-named Association,
toward the cost of which the Regents
would make an equal contribution up
to five per cent of his annual salary
not in excess of $5,000, thus, within
the limit of five per cent of the sal-
ary, doubling the amount of the An.
3. The purchase of an Annuity
under the conditions mentioned in
(2) above is made a condition of.
employment in the case of all mem-
bers of the Faculties, except instruc-
does not antedate the University year
than three years' standing the pur-
chase of an Annuity is optional.
4. Persons who have become mem-
bers of the faculties since Nov. 17,
1915 and previous to the year 1919-
tors, whose term of Faculty service
1919-1920. With instructors of less
192 have the option of purchasing
annuities under the University's con-
5. Any person in the employ of
the University may at his own cost
purchase annuities from the as-
sociation or any of the class of fac-
ulty members. mentioned above may
purchase annuitiesnat his own cost in
addition to those mentioned above.
The University itself, however, wilf
contribute to the expense of such
purchase of annuities only as indicat-
ed in sections 2; 3 and 5 above.
6. Any person in the employ of
th, University, either as a faculty
member or otherwise, unless debarred
'.y his medical examination iay, at
tiis own expense, purchase life in-
iurance from the Teachers Insurance
and Annuity Association at its
rate. All life insurance premiums
are borne by the individual himself.
The University makes no contribu-
tion toward life insurance and has
nothing to do with the life insurance
feature except that it will if desired
by the insured, deduct premiums
monthly and remit the same to the
7. , The University accounting of-
fices will as a matter of accommo-
dation to members of the faculties or
employes of the University, who de-
sire to pay either annuity premiums
or insurance premiums monthly, de-
duct such premiums from the pay-
roll in monthly installments. In the
case of the so-called "academic roll"
the premium payments for the
months of July, August, September,
and October will be deducted from
the double payroll of June 30. While
the accounting offices do not solicit
this work, still it will be cheerfully
assumed where desired.
8. The University has no arrange-
ments with any insurance organiza-
tion exc;pt the Teachers Insurance
and Annuity Association of America
and contributions will not be made by
the University nor can premium pay-
ments be deducted except in the case
of annuity or insurance policies of
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Publication in the Bulletin is constructive notice to all members of the University.
Copy received at the office of the Assistant to the President until 3:30 PM.;
11:00 A.M. on Saturday.
semester eligibility certificates are
valid only until March 1.
Closing hours for women students
on Tuesday, Feb. 21 will be 1:30 a.m.
Candidates registered in the Gen-
eral and Teaching Divisions of the
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information are
requested to leave a schedule of their
classes for the second semester at
the office of theBureau before March
1, 1939. Room 201 Mason Hall; hours:
9-12 a.m., 2-4 p.m. daily.
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information.
The Bureau of Appointments has re-
ceived notice of the following Michi-
gan Civil Service Examinations. Last
date for filing applications is given
in each case.
Institution Psychologist, salary range,
$150-190, Feb. 28.
Bridge Engineering Draftsman, salary
range, $140-160, Feb. 28.
Bridge Designing Engineer, salary
range, $150-190, Feb. 28.
Teachers of the Deaf Classes (Michi-
gan residence notrequired), salary
range, $140-190, Feb. 27.
Boys Printing Trade Instructor, sal-
ary range: $140-150, Feb. 28.
Trade and Industrial Education Sup-
ervisor, salary range: $325-385, Feb.
Home Economics Vocational Teach-
er Trainer, salary range, $250-310,
Fish Culturist, salary range: $150-
190, Feb. 25.
Complete announcements are on
file at the University Bureau of Ap-
pointments and Occupational Infor-
mation, 201 Mason Hall; office hours:
9-12 and 2-4.
University Bureau of Appoit-
ments and Occupational Infor-
All students who wish to register
with the Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information for sum-
mer jobs are notified that a registra-
tion meetings being held in Room
205 Mason Hall at 4:15 o'clock, Tues-
day, Feb. 21.
T. Luther Purdom, Director,
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information.
Ec. 52, sections 15 and 16 (11 o'clock)
will not meet this morning.
Free Golf Instrucion: Coach Court-
right is conducting golf classes at the
Intramural Building for faculty and
students. The classes come on
Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30 and
4:30 and on Monday and Wednesday
at 3:30 and 4:30. Classes run for three
weeks at the end of which time new
classes start. Classes begin Monday
and Tuesday, Feb. 20 and 21.
Exemptions from Satrday Classes:
During the first two weeks of the
semester the following members of
the committee on Saturday Classes
may be consulted: Professor Everett,
Tuesday and Friday, 2:20-3:30 in
3232 A.H. Professor Reichart, Mon-
day 10-11 and Wednesday 10-11:30 in
Greek 156a will meet Tuesday, Feb.
21 at 11 a.m. in 2009 Angell Hall.
F. E. Robbins.
Math. Z82, Topics in the Theory of
Functions of a Complex Variable. The
next meeting of this class will be
held on Tuesday at 11 o'clock in 3001
Math. 36, MTTF 8 (Nyswander's
section): Will meet beginning Mon-
day in 402 Mason Hall.
Math. 7, Sec. 1 (Dr. Elder): Will
meet beginning Monday in 401 Mason
Political Science 266 will meet in
Room 407, Library, Monday, Feb. 20,
from 3 to 5 p.m.
Psychology, English 228: Schedule
for this class has been fixed for
Monday, 4 to 6 in N.S. 1139.
J. F. Shepard, A. R. Morris.
Speech Class for Stutterers: A class
in speech for stutterers is available'
at the Speech Clinic of the Institute
for Human Adjustment, 1007 East
Huron; meeting Monday, Wednesday,
and Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. and
Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 7:30
to 8:30 under the direction of Mr.
John Clancy. Students interested in
taking part may inquire at the
Speech Clinic for further details.
L.S.&A. Juniors now eligible for
Concentration should get Admission
to Concentration blanks at Room 4,
.U.H. immediately. These blanks must
be properly signed by the adviser and
the white slip returned to Room 4,
U.H. at once.
IRed Cross Senior Life saving course
What Other Editors Thimk
Have employers become sufficiently reconciled
to collective bargaining so that they no longer
need to be "coerced" into such bargaining by
the Wagner Labor Relations Act? Are they .will-
ing, after two years of "compulsion" under the
validated Labor Act, to meet and negotiate on a
voluntary basis with representatives selected
freely by their employees? This is the nub of the
question as to whether coercive features of the
Wagner Act should be eliminated by Congres-
sional amendment. Dr. A. Howard Myers, New
England Director of the National Labor Relations
Board, addressing the Massachusetts Congress of
Industrial Organizations at Springfield last week,
say9 the answer is "No!"
While a large section of industry realizes thAt
collective bargaining is here to stay and that
labor peace can be achieved only by concessions
on both sides, there still are some "bitter-enders"
who feel they ultimately can crush the labor
unions by modifying the Wagner Act through
amendments, in the opinion of Dr. Myers. He
concludes, therefore, that the Act should not
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the reason for labor organizations. We said that
. . a single employee was helpless in dealing
with an employer; . . . that union was essential
to give laborers opportunity to deal on an equal-
ity with their employer." This newspaper believes
the Wagner Act should be "leveled up" in some
respects, but any amendment should retain vital
provisions which make collective bargaining real.
-Christian Science Monitor
Professors In Politics
The conspicuous political activity by University
of Chicago facultymen at the present time furn-
ishes an outstanding example of the entry of
emininent educators into government affairs, and
of the possible benefit from such action.
The :three-cornered race for mayor of Chicago
finds the politically-conscious faculty at the
Hutchins school pretty well split up. Paul Doug-
las, the well-known economist, has thrown his
hat in the race for alderman in the fifth ward,
with the blessings of the Kelly faction. Douglas,
who will be remembered for his attempts to
induce Harold L. Ickes to enter the mayoralty
campaign, has taken several raps at Crusader
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