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>mmon National Effort Necessary
To Solve Problems Facing The South

A GLOOMY PICTURE of desperate
Southern whites, stirred into false
furies by the inexorable pressure of hunger, rising
from their pathetic hills and half-dead towns
and striking at every thing in sight until they
get something for themselves, is frighteningly
prophesized by Jonathan Daniels in the autumn
issue of the University of Virginia Quarterly -
view. '
In the collision of a collapsing agriculture and
aI rising industrial order in the South Mr. Daniels
sees the condition of the region and agrees with
President Roosevelt that the South is the nation's
number one problem. Cotton is still the South's
money crop, and the results of this one-crop
tyranny have been inscribed on the death scrolls
of soil erosion, human degradation and economic
submergence. Sixty-one percent of the nation's
eroded land is in the South; five million more
acres of fertile bottom land have been lost
through stream-choking and floods. Cotton far-
mers have thus been caught in a deathly vicious
circle: they are forced to grow cotton in order to
buy fertilizer with which to grow more, cotton.
Furthermore the handicap of the tariff is forcing
the South to sell its agricultural products in an
unprotected world market and buy its manufac-
turied goods at prices supported by high duties.
Other aspects of the modern South are equally
distressing. Under the blighting influence of the
one-party system Southern politics have remained
provincial and demagogic. In the religious realm
the South has been afflicted with a larger per-
centage of fundamentalist zealots and anti-
Catholic fanatics than any other section. And to
this a long list of similar ills can be added: health
and housing are at low levels; the South is losing
the better members of its own population and
mostly on account of its general economic debil-
ity; labor organization has made slow progress
among the low-paid workers, there has been little
collective bargaining, child labor is more common
than elsewhere, and children and women work
under fewer legal safeguards than in other sec-
tions of the United States.
But merely to state these facts is not enough.
Southerners have been rightly resentful of critics
who have attempted to apply short-cut methods
of alleviation without any cognizance of the
historical and psychological factors involved in
the making of the modern South. The Civil War
and Reconstruction left the Old South complete-
ly broken. All the policies that the ante-bellum
South.had steadfastly opposed were written into
the national system by 1877-the opening of the
Western lands, protective tariffs, federal support
of the railroads, and a governmentally-sustained
banking system.
Granted, however, that the South has had an
unfortunate history, that it was the victim of the
protectionists and the industrialists, that it is
caught in the meshes of a one-crop agriculture,
the problem still remains: how is the South going
to overcome its tremendous handicaps? 5
It is in .this respect that Mr. Daniels' report
gains its significance. He refuses to be over-
whelmed by the magnitude of the task of re-
making the South. In answer to the Southerners
who conceive of the section in terms of a rigid
order that must break if it is altered, he advances
the intelligent and enlightened observation that
economic and social questions are the result of
human relationships and as such are subjected
not to transcendental forces for resolution but

to the application of intelligence and science in
human relations.
Previously the Southern mind has too often
turned into an escape mechanism-to the past,
to the South that never was, to rose-rimmed
Dixie. It is true that in the earlier and adventur-
ous counterpart of the region there was a hope-
ful vision-a dream of security and independence
and dignity all together in the land. It flourished
in terms of lush Biblical images, of house and
vine and fig tree and fat kine and milk and
acres and honey. But it is also true that the dream
had faded for millions in the South at the very
time that the romanticists were reporting the
plantation to be the civilized ideal. The Southern
problem today is found in worn-out farms, dusty
mill towns and idle young men and women, but
Southern thinking is still dominated by an eva-
siye idealism that isliving in a confused dream
of a never-never land.
It is not difficult to see the forces that turned
the sensitive people in the South to a search
for the values and civilization of an older and
happier time, and it is difficult not to sympathize
with them. The efforts of ruined and defiant
peoples to adjust themselves to a changed and
changing world has been the most tragic theme
of our industrial age. But it is not a private
tragedy, nor is it peculiarly Southern.
In the final analysis any attempt to understand
a region takes one outside its borders; the spec-
tacle of the South is a terrifying one to all
America, for it is merely a sectional manifesta-
tion of a national problem. If the South has
given us Gastonia and Harlan, lynching and
peonage, it is well to remember that human
rights have been in some disrepute lately in
California, Jersey City and elsewhere. Sectional
lines exist in the country only in the psychology
:f persons in both sections who refuse to admit
that other issues have replaced the old regional
questions that culminated in the Civil War. The
problems confronting the nation today are
national in scope and content, even if they do
appear to be more marked in some sections than
in others. The solution of the problems facing
the South, then, can be solved only when alf
Americans join in a common program of con-
struction instead of escape. It is a task in which
all future-centered Americans must enter, for so
long s any portion of the United States remains
in economic distress, cultural stagnation and
social backwardness; so long will the advance of
civilization in the nation be retarded.
-Elliott Maraniss
You ofM
By Sec Terry
sionate display of patriotism, a cascade of
second-hand maxims on the efficacy of demo-
cracy, a hackneyed slogan and a drunken heckler.
But in Hill Auditorium Sunday night, visiting
Kiwanians got Lloyd Douglas, the former Ann
Arbor pastor whose cinematic moralities have
succored the national sentiment.
A striking figure in tailed coat, Douglas kept
the Kiwanians, who are generally noisy and im-
patient with aphorisms, quiet and attentive
throughout his masterful rhetorical display. As
one of our contributors put it, "it was a joy to
watch the shiny words roll off his production
line." In fact, he had such a tremendous effect
upon us that we consented Monday night to sit
through a quickie-"She Couldn't Say No" was
its name, we believe-at the Orpheum so that
we might see his "White Banners," powerful
screen fare despite the homily.
Douglas told of visiting the Warner Brothers
studio when "White Banners" was in production,
how he walked down a street covered with
bleached corn flakes and came upon a house, to
which he pointed and cried, "Why, there's Prof.
Ward's house." Hollywood-where, as Douglas
himself observed, they can do Marie Antoinette
over so that even her own dog won't recognize
her-had faithfully reproduced the disorganized
home of the inventive pedant. Then, when Fay
Bainter, who portrayed Hannah the housemaid,
complained to the author, "I wish you hadn't
given me such large baskets of groceries to carry,"

it was as though the woman his mind had creat-
ed was complaining. The whole thing, Douglas
said, was "like walking around in my own head."
** *

Jfeemr to Me
H-eywood Broun
The world is so adroitly ordered that compen-
sation is afforded for all things. The songbirds go
away, but the ravens reappear. The summer dies
and the theater revives again.j
One should not grieve if he
sees some ancient elm take
on the look of rustiness and
desolation. He need only
comfort himself with the re-
assuring words, "If winter
comes with its biting blasts
can Miss Clare Boothe be
far behind?" Some of the
critics have said that her present drama, "Kiss
the Boys Goodbye," is not up to her usual stan-
dard. With this judgment I do not agree. In-
deed, it seems to me that the reviewers err in the
long Sunday dissertations in which they seek
gropingly to find the secret of Miss Boothe's.
artistry. Their mistake, I believe, lies in their
bland assumption that the facile profiles which
the young lassie dashes off are set down in malice.
That is far from the fact.
Love conquers all, and hate soon goes into the
cut rates. Almost alone among the critical fra-
ternity I have ferreted out the underlying motiva-
tion of the little lady. She is in a sense Shake-
spearian, but also heavily influenced by the spell
of the late Charles Dickens. Indeed, it is my no-
tion that she is none other than Tiny Tim with
the reverse jammed tightly on. There may be
some substance in the assertion that not every
character in "The Woman" was truly precious in
the sight of Miss Boothe. That drama suffered
not a little from the fact that it was by Dean
Swift out of Louisa M. Alcott. And I suspect that
even the accomplished author gagged a little as
she celebrated the virtues of the lone female in
the cast who was identified as "A Good Woman."
If ever the embattled mothers of the land had a
right to protest, this was their chance. There
should have been a picket line with banners bear-
ing the strange device "Miss Boothe is .unfair to
chastity." But "Kiss the Boys Again" gives no
opportunity for any such demonstration.
This time the dramatist deals with folk much
closer to her own heart. The idea that she seeks
to show up the Connecticut intelligentsia as re-
pulsive in one of the most preposterous delusions
I have even encountered in the columns of the
New York Times or the Herald Tribune.
The audience is expected to laugh at the sallies
of the alley cats, and it does. So does Miss Boothe.
She joins in the merriment of her maulers. After
all, the biting words and the sharptoothed epi-
grams which they utter come from her own
fertile mind. Adam and Eve may have made mis-
takes in later life, but when Jehovah first set
them in the Garden he looked upon his handi-
craft and called it good. It seems to mee that Miss
Boothe takes a similar pride in her creations.
Like Bernard Shaw and other prominent wits of
" the theater the young playwright has a tendency
to lean toward the autobiographica. It has been
said of Shaw that each and every one of his
characters is Shavian in point of view, and in
the things he utters. This, I believe, is also the
case with Clare Boothe. I can easily imagine
that she sat at her typewriter and purred as she
etched out her little masterpiece with acid. In
private life, I am informed, the lady is reserved
and almost inhibited. Here then came her release.
For more than two hours it becomes her privilege
to look at life through her own lorgnette and
tell the human race precisely what she thinks
of it. But though the actions of the members
of the little house party are sometimes less than
admirable and their phrases are met with the
approval of the author, their words seem rude
to some reviewers. But to the playwright I believe
the sentiments expressed by one and all are salty
grains of wisdom. In fact, I think that the drama-
tist should knock the heads of the critics togeth-
er, and take a forthright stand by saying, "These
dream children of the play are not poor things,
and they are my own."
And possibly even this friendly commentator
might suffer at the hands of Dean Swift's daugh-

ter if she ever decides to tell all, for I have, per-
haps, minimized her achievement by dragging in
the name of Shakespeare.
In a very specific sense Miss Bothe goes well
beyond the bard. He brought in an asp to end a
play. To Clare Boothe the introduction of a
stinging serpent would be the inspiration for
typing out "The curtain rises on Scene 1, Act I."

The Editor
Gets Told...
Regimentation fr
To the Editor: a
Our modern educational systems so
profess to be turning toward a great- $
er stress on the development of in- $
dividuality and the exercise of self- b
determination; this would truly be a M
great step toward the training of our c
youth for a truer understanding and y
a fuller appreciation of our demo- v
cratic ideals of individuality and per-
sonal freedom.
Yet, let us look at what has been
happening. Our educational systems'
may be facing toward such an ideal-f w
istic goal, but they appear to be trav- t
elling crabwise. We have manifesta- f
tions of self-government in such or- b
ganizations as our student governing A
bodies, it is true; but upon closer in-
spection, we find that these same f
bodies are as powerless as Mr. Roose- E
velt's planned Supreme Court. The ti
student affairs are, instead, dictated t
by the Regents, through the Dean's s
office. m
An example of the many departures
from these idealistic principles is
the extensive dormitory building plan s
now under way at Michigan. Our pres- f
ent fraternity and rooming housesit m
is true, have their shortcomings, butM
the dormitory plan disregards thec
very ideals toward which we should 1d
be striving. The dormitory plan is
fundamentally an adaptatin of the
mass production principles employed
in modern industry. Such a system
would, undoubtedly, be highly effi-
cient, but that is the same argument 0.
that the fascist dictators have been
using in defense of their own systems.
In contemplating the beautiful Pic-
ture of efficiency, we are apt to for- e
get the all-important human element. e
In accomplishing such a regimenta- e
tion, we are also completely neglect- t
ing the education of the individual in
the fundamentally important quali-
ties of self-reliance and responsibility. i
Let us hope that those men in con- a
trot of our educational policies will
find a more direct route to their high-
er ideals.
-Karl Kessler, '41. f
Call For Mr. Proun - R
To the Editor:
I have been tricked. I demand a a
reprisal! I have been sold a Daily T
subscription under false pretenses. i1
When I bought my subscription, I
was informedt hat Heywood Broun's
column would be featured daily- a
and today I am unable to find Hey- M
wood's column in the paper. To add w
ifisult to injury, David Lawrence's a
pitiful attempts at something or oth-~
er clutter up the space once honored
by a sage and a most subtle wit. If f
Mr. Lawrence's column is to alternate 1
with Heywood's, I will only be get- g
ting half as much of Heywood as I 5
paid for-and I want half of my
money back. Or else, let Mr. Lawrence
go back to Herstshia where he be-u
longs. H
Truly, Mr. Lawrence is a dangerous t
agitator. He is jeopardizing our sacred
setup whereby public utilities are priv-
ately owned, For he points out that t
privately owned public utilities can- f
not hold their own against competi- t
tion from Federally owned public
utilities. But a capitalistic economy is
regulated in its operations through a
competition. Those firms which can n
provide the best and cheapest ser-g
vice (that is, thetmost efficient firms)
should continue to exist while the
high cost firms'should die out. Hence,p
since our government can provide bet- l
ter and cheaper service than the pub-i
lic utilities monopoly can, our gov-3
ernment should own the utilities and

should put "Government money intod
competition to force public utilitiesc
out of business."
Mr. Lawrence must know these,
simple economic facts. Consequently,
in informing us that Governmentf
competition in public utilities "holdss
a gun to the heads of private utili-
ties," he is automatically advocatingt
the overthrow of private property..
Mr. Lawrence is a little inconsistent t
in his stand for government, however.
He objects to government denounce- l
ment of business men as uncoopera-
tive. Unless Mr. Lawrence is unin-
formed that U. S. Steel, in the face of
3 falling demand over a period of
years, cut their production down 80%
and only cut their prices 18%, he is
extremely backward in assimilating
the definition of the word "coopera-
-F. K.

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Tabulating Machine Practice 103.
Students in this course are assigned
to the following section numbers for
Wednesday, Oct. 12.
2:00 Section:
Aris, Earl Maynard
Bronson, Donald Gordon
Clayton, Gerald
Duerksen, Peter A.
Enloe, Mary Virginia
Glidden, Dean Elwyn
Kleiman, Arnold
Morgenroth, William Mason
Treadway, John Platt
Trembly, Edward D.
3:00 Section

Zimmer, Mile Edward
4:00 Section
Allen, Edmund Asa
Anthon, Robert Lewis
Broene, Richard George
Centner, William Albert
Dascola, Joe J.
Deutsch, Louis
DeVries, George
Dzao, Yuan Ling
Easterly, Mary Elizabeth
Ladd, Oscar Wallin
Schmale, Frederick Henry
Shaw, William Robert
Sidder, Richard Fenton
An Exhibition of Early Chinese
ottery: Originally held in conjunc-
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ar Eastern Studies, now -re-opened
y special request with alterations
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Chinese Paintings: The paintings
f Ya-Kun Chang which are being
exhibited in Rooms 3514 and 3515 of
he Horace H. Rackham Building
till continue on display through to-
ay (Wednesday).
University Lecture: Dr. Harold S.
Dthl, Dean of Medical Sciences,
Jniversity of Minnesota, will lecture
n the subject "Significance of the
tudent Health Movement" at 4:15
.m., Friday, Oct. 14, in the Rackham
Lecture Hall. The public is cordially
nvited. His lecture forms part of
he program for the observance of the
5th Anniversary of the Health Serv-
ee of this University.
American Chemical Society Lecture:
3r. William Krumbhaar, of Reichold
;hemicals, Inc., Detroit, wilL speak on
Formation and Destruction of a
?aint Film," at 4:15 p.m., Wednesday,
jct. 12, in the Chemistry Amphithe-
University Lecture: Mr. Roland D.
raig, Chief of the Division of Econ-
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3ranch, Ottawa, Canada, will give
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chool of Forestry and Conservation.
the public is cordially invited.
Events Today
Graduate Students: President Ruth-
en and Dean Yoakum will speak
t an assembly of the Graduate School
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he Rackham Building. The assembly
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Seminar for Chemical and Metal-
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fluence of Undercooling on the Gra-
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THE GIST of Douglas discourse was the moral
responsibility a man must bear for that which
he creates. He drew the title of his lecture,
"Pygmalion," from the Greek legend of a young
sculptor who fell in love with his magnum opus,
a Girl. He called her Galatea and spoke to her
as he released her from the marble with his chisel.
His love galvanized into such a fixation that he
scorned offers and commissions to finish Gala-
tea. When the task was done, Galatea parted her
lips, threw her arms around the sculptor and
kissed him-compensation for his love. "Like
Jehovah breathing life into some elementary
stuff," the author said, "you can release your
own creations from their prison."
Aside from this parable, Douglas reported
several anecdotes, made several interesting re-
flections. Citing the alertness of an author's
audience, he told about how the heroine in one
of his stories was described as having brown
eyes, but toward the end of the tale, when the
hero gathered her in his arms, she looked up
out of blue eyes. A deluge of letters followed. To
placate his sensitive audience, he said he dictated
the following letter to his secretary, who mimeo-
graphed them for the public: "It is a well-known
fact that brown eyes under stress of great emo-
tinn ar known in turn blue."

last only until lunch, and be expected to provide
We honestly expected a sermon, but instead,
the man who "began writing at a time when men
admit in public they drink expurgated coffee
for breakfast" was a distinct treat.
A certain tavern announces that it is "haunted
by the ghosts of satisfied customers." If you
wake up some day and feel that your ghost has
been mislaid, call the Haunted Tavern.
-Spec Tree

A PROFESSOR in Chicago views the craze for
dots and dashes as monuments to mental
sterility of the writer, and a menace to the per-
petuation of the comma, semicolon and colon
Our apologies, prof, but have you heard about
the Oriental student of political science who takes
notes in his native language . . . the Advertising
course in which the word "advertising" hasn't yet'
been mentioned . . . the German student who
appreciates the peace of America; but who is
worried because he left his Berlin business in
the hands of a Czech . . . the Michigan football
player who will bet his team beats Minnesota
Saturday by at least two touchdowns . . . and
the fellow who has never been Under the Clock,
had a 10 o'clock Coke Date at the Parrot, drank

'Deutscher Verein'
Elects New Officers
The Deutscher Verein, student.Ger-
man society, held its first meeting of
the year last night at the League.
Officers were elected and plans for
the coming year were discussed by the
36 persons who attended.
Oscar Bixby, graduate student, was
elected president; Frances Blumen-
thal, '40, was elected vice-president;
Gertrude Frey, '41, was elected sec-
retary; Geraldine Brown, '41, was
elected treasurer; and Bill Elmer, '41,
was named publicity manager. Dr.
W. F. Striedieck of the German de-

Business Department
Business Manager . . . . Philip W. Buchen
Credit Manager . . . Leonard P. Siegelman
Advertising Manager . . William L. Newnan
Women's Business Manager . . Helen Jean Dean
'Wnmen's Service Manager .. Marian A. Baxter

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