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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

MICHIGAN DAILY

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NIGHT EDITOR: MORTON C. JAMPEL
The editorials published in The Michigan
Daily are written by members of the Daily
staff and representi the views of the writers
only.
This Is
The Law ...
W ITH THE GRANTING of an injunc-
tion against unconstitutional prac-
tices the redemption of civil liberties in Jersey
City has begun. In a 15,000 word decision handed
down last Thursday Federal Judge William Clark
made a sweeping indictment of the Hague re-
gime, forbidding Hague minions froni excluding
labor organizers, interfering with peaceful pick-
eting, stopping the distribution of union litera-
ture and leaflets and interfering with the consti-
tutional right of free speech which has been
so flagrantly violated in Jersey City.
Answering the section that forbade the ex-
clusion of union organizers, Hague insisted that,
all unionists were "reds" and "aliens" and
therefore liable to deportation. To this dogma
Judge Clark answered with constitutional prin-
ciple:
"The power of deportation exists in the nation
alone, and can be examined only against aliens.
It is not, therefore, a right pertaining to states,
and much less to cities. Even as to aliens some
sort of hearing has to be held. People cannot be
deported from Jersey City by the fiat of an
administrative officer, police or otherwise.
"Further, the constitutional duty of such an
officer is confined to arrest and conveyance
of his prisoner to a reasonably convenient judi-
cial officer."
Mayor Hague's statement concerning the in-
junction was a simple one, "Our position is exact-
ly the same as it was before the inception of the
suit . . . There shall be no let-up (presumably
in the prosecution of the usual Hague plan) ."
Though Judge Clark's injunction was the
first actually successful step in regaining civil
liberties in Jersey City, it showed a number of
loopholes, the most important of which specifies
the the Mayor may censor the speech of any
speaker that has created a disturbance at previ-
ous appearances in the city. It will be remem-
bered that-the Jersey City Feuhrer is particularly
adept in creating such "disturbances."
Justice hs finally begun her trial of Mayor
Hague. Judge Clark's injunction will be remem-
bered as the starting point in the fight for
human liberties in Jersey City.
This is the law, Mayor Hague.
-Dennis Flanagan

way department in this state exceeds theamount
collected in the taxes mentioned in the amend-
ment. But there may conceivably come a time
when the State of Michigan will want to spend
more on education than on its, highways. There
may also be emergencies, particularly in welfare,
when funds might be needed at a moment's
notice. An amendment such as this would leave
the hands of the legislature absolutely tied.
So, it seems reasonable this matter should be
kept out of the Constitution and left at the dis-
cretion of the State Legislature.
-Malcolm E. Long
IMUSIC
j SUNDAY
Madrigal Singers, Yella Pessl director. 11:30-
12 a.m., WWJ.
Radio City Music Hall in tabloid version of
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. Broncato,
Berini, Weede, Erno Rapee conductor. 12-1,
KDKA, WOWO.
Symphony Club of Philadelphia, William
Harbisch conductor. 1-1:30, WWJ.
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert
Virovai violinist, John Barbirolli conductor.
Academic Festival Overture and D major Violin
Concerto of Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D major
of Sibelius. 3-5, WBBM.
New Friends of Music, Kolisch String Quartet.
Beethoven quartets Op. 18 to No. 5 in A, Op. 95
in F minor, Op. 59 No. 2 in E minor. 6-6:30,
WXYZ.
Bach Cantata Series, Alfred Wallenstein direc-
tor. Cantata No. 38, "From My Deep Need I Call
On You." 8-8:30, CKLW.I
Ford Sunday Evening Hour, Kirsten Flagstad
soprano, Jose Iturbi conductor. Overture to Cori-
olanus (Beethoven), Scerzo from A Midsummer
Night's Dream (Mendelssohn), The Mldau.
(Smetana), "Dich theure Halle" from Tann-
haeuser (Wagner), "A Dirge for Two Veterans"
(Holst), songs by Greig, Taylor, and Speaks.
9-10, WJR.
MONDAY
Curtis Institute of Music, Noah Bielski violin-
ist, Robert Gay baritone. 3-3:45, WHIO.
Rochester Civic Orchestra, Guy Fraser Harri-
son conductor, 3-3:45, WXYZ.
Cleveland Symphony , Orchestra, Artur Rod-
zinski conductor. Three Chorales, "Now Come
the Gentile's Saviour," "My Soul Exalts the
Lord," "Awake, the Voice Calls Us" (Bach-
Respighi), Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
(Beethoven), Overture-Fantasia from "Romeo
and Juliet" (Tschaikowsky), Waltzes from "Der
Rosenkavalier" (Richard Strauss).
WOR Symphony, Eric Delamarter conductor,
9:30-10, CKLW.
TUESDAY
WOR Symphony, Nadia Reisenberg pianist,
Alfred Wallenstein conductor. Grand Fantasy on
Polish Airs (Chopin), Capriccio Brillante (Men-
delssohn). 9:15-9:45, CKLW.
WEDNESDAY
"Everybody's Music," Columbia Symphony,
Howard Barlow conductor. 9-9:30, WJR.
8wilight Organ Recital, Palmer Christian or-
ganist, Hanns Pick cellist. Fantasia (Rubeck);
Rondo, Lament, Fugue on "Kyrie" (Couperin),
Kol Nidre (Bruch), Allegro and Andante from
Sonata in G major (Elgar), "Fidelis" (White-
lock), Finale from Widor's Eighth Symphony.
4:15, Hill Auditorium.
THURSDAY
Rochester Philharmonic Symphony, Jose
Iturbi conductor. 3:15-4, WXYZ.
WOR Sinfonietta, Alfred Wallenstein con-
ducor. Five Contra Dances (Mozart), Serenade
(Beck), "Holy Thursday at Midnight" (Turina),
Triana (Albeniz). 8:30-9, CKLW.
SATURDAY.
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Conserva-
tory String Quartet, Reba Jane Chapman pianist,
Harold Flieg oboist. Quintet Op. 81 ('Dvorak),
Quintet for oboe and strings (Bax), Sonata for
two clarinets (Poulenc). 11-12, WJR.
Eastman School of Music, "Milestones in the
History of Music." 13th century Adam de la
Hale's Robin and Marion, the first comic opera.
Emanuel Balaban conductor. 11:30-12, WTAM.
NBC Symphony, Arturo Toscanini conductor.

Overture to Cariolanus (Beethoven), Schubert's
Cymphony No. 2 in B flat, Les Eolides (Franck),
Overture to Dinorah (Myerbeer). 10-11:30
WXYZ, WMAQ, WTAM.
--W. J. L.

TODAY in
WASHINGTON
-by David Lawrence-
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3-With a calmness
which in itself may be an augury of well-defined
opinions about to be expressed by the American
people, the.national election next week will pro-
duce consequences on public policy as well as on
the political future of President Roosevelt and
conspicuous members of the Republican Party.
If the elections show a substantial sweep in
favor of the Republicans, and someone like
Thomas E. Dewey in New York or Robert Taft
in Ohio makes a real showing in votes, the candi-
date for 1940 of the Republican party undoubted-
ly will be picked from such a group of victors.
Likewise, if the Republicans forge ahead, the
supporters of President Roosevelt will feel more
than ever confirmed in their belief that he must
make the race in 1940 for a third term in order
to preserve what they conceive to be a "liberal"
administration with reforms which might be
frustrated by an opposing party in power.
But, supposing the Democrats fail to lose many
seats and the election is interpreted as being
more than a holding of their lines. Would Presi-
dent Roosevelt be as likely a choice? Wouldn't
members of his party who are themselves candi-
dates for 1940 feel that he now should step aside
and give them a chance? Wouldn't there be a
revival of the slogan expressed by Woodrow Wil-
son that "there is no indispensable man"? It
was uttered in Mr. Wilson's speech of acceptance
in 1912 and was aimed at Theodore Roosevelt,
who had been nominated for a third term, though
four years had elapsed since his previous service.
Both Sides Confident
Forecasts of what the after-election attitude of
the political leaders will be are being made now,
but they presuppose a confidence about the gen-
eral nature of the outcome. Inside the Democratic
Party, there is a feeling that the Republicans
will gain more than 25 seats and possibly 50.1
There will be deep disappointment in the Demo-
cratic ranks if the number of Republicans added
to the House exceeds 35, because, in their inner
hearts, the Democrats expect to hold the contest
down to 35 and possibly 25.
As for the Republicans, they will rejoice at
anything over 35 and they really expect an in-
crease of 50 or more in the House.l
The effect on the Republican leaders is going
to be pronounced if the election fails to give
them more than 30 to 40 seats. The argumentI
that was advanced by Republican members of
Congress themselves before the campaign got
under way was that no alternative platforms or
policies were needed and that the Glenn Frank
committee had better postpone its recommenda-
tions for a platform until after the 1938 elctions
were out of the way.
A small but liberal-minded group inside the
Republican Party yielded to such expediency
strategy with reluctance. They had felt that the
wise course was to express a militant Republican-
ism in the form of a progressive platform which
would show the country that already in 1938 the
Republicans were ready to give some indication,
of what they would do with public power if they
were entrusted with it again in both executive
and legislative branches of the government.
G.O.P. Offer No Plan
The present campaign has been fought with
some few exceptions largely on a negative basis.
The philosophy has been that of the traditional
politicians of both parties: "Make the most of
your opponents' mistakes, emphasize those er-
rors, promise in generalities that you will do
mhurch better, but don't give any specific formula
as to how you are going to do it."
The election results next week will reveal how
far this formula is still effective, if at all. If
it proves to have won a considerable number of
seats, a continuation of the anti-Administration
tactics without offering constructive alternatives
will be insisted upon by the political generals of
the Republican Party. If, on the other hand, the
results show that the Republicans haven't made
much of a dent and that their victories here and

there were due largely to stronger personalities
by the Republican nominee than the Democrat,
then the "liberals" in the Republican Party will
more than ever feel that they have been con-
firmed in their contention that a party, to win
power, must do something more than merely
condemn the mistakes of the opposition,
For the foegoing reasons, the so-called off
year election will be of far-reaching significance,
to the future development of affairs and candi-
dacies inside the Republican as well as inside the
Democratic Party. It will be a milestone in politi-
cal history.
itself against communism, socialism and fascism.
The student should make his own choice-and
when he does so, his faith will be much the firmer
in a fairer, more progressive democracy than
nov exists.
If the American Legion and other "patriotic"
groups which often hide their own selfish bigoted
interests under banners of "Americanism" are
truly interested in defending American democ-
racy, they should accept the challenge.
-Daily Northwestern
The N.R.L.B. Bats .500
"Unfair treatment of the NRLB by important
newspapers has been noted in Washington. Hence
this comment now circulating, particularly
among newspapermen, in the capital. 'The
NLRB has a batting average of .500; it wins all
its cases in court and loses them all in the news-
papers'."-The Nation

You of M
By Sec Terry

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: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.
(Continued from Page 2) - ties will start at nine o'clock. Mixers,
games, dancing, refreshments, a gen-
the University Choral Union in good! eral good time. Price 25 cents. Every-

AH, the old order changeth! In
earlier days, a man who wrote -
poetry belonged to the limbo of ec- tl
centrics who wore a monocle, spats s
and cane, and who drank prodigious &
quantities of tea. They were generally t
regarded as pasty-faced weaklings t
who fainted at the sight of blood and o
starved in garrets. But the notion was s
a mistaken one. Francois Villon, for b
example, was a swashbuckling adven-
turer, who tipped a flagon of ale like
a man and consorted with thieves
and murderers. Yet, he could create
a lovely ode of rare quality. The story o
has been told of Villon as he wooed
his maiden one dreamy night. A
jealous rival came along and slashed
the poet across the cheek, then stoode
by admiring his handiwork and ex-a
pecting Villon to cringe behind his f
gal and beg, in treble voice, for mercy.n
But the gallant whipped out a carving
knife instead and whittled an artful
design on the rival's surprised face.
Still enraged, Villon then grabbed a
stone and slung it into his adversary's
direction, downing him for the count
if not for keeps. It was a poignantb
example of what comes from messing1
around with poets.
To build further a defense for whatn
is to follow, there's the legend of
Geoffrey Chaucer, an Englishmanu
who versified a line or two in hisf
lifetime. Chaucer himself was notn
above a ribald yarn or two, as wit-
ness his "Miller's Tale." Moreover,
he was the chief of a band of archersF
for King Edward the 3rd, and oncet
was delayed in transit awhile for aa
modicum of ransom.
COMIC WOE d
Burns-Allen duos drive me nuts;
I howl in glee until it hu'ts.
The flippant rail of a stage buf-d
Has me in paroxyms soon.4
I quake with mirth at the min-..
strel bo
'Til my lusty gffaws stop the
show.
I oft detect a ludicrous slant
In the soapy plea of a mendicant.
Even the oil' of a politician
Leaves me in a hysterical condi-
tion.
My risibilities stir so quick
I even laugh at the air comic. t
I'm a dotard for the witty flip, n
But I can't e'en smile at the comice
strip.c
Instead, strangely, I know pott
why,
I sometimes feel that I could cry.o
And if anyone cares to challenge
this corner for deigning, or daring, to
print the verse above, then please
contact us by mail. But before yout
do, remember Villon!t
* * *
THROUGH furtive undergroundk
routes has come the report of a
grudge touch-tackle clash betweent
the dishwashers and the waiters att
the Beta house. Because of the arro-
gant, assertive attitude of the hash
slingers, the plate scrapers-a vindic-
tive crew of rascals-have decided
that nothing but a decisive trouncing
of the white-coated quartet will make
the Beta kitchen safe for democracy.-
So Sunday, either morning or after-l
noon, the Men of the Tubs, led byt
Long Spear .Fred Martin, Paul Van '
Dam, the Dutch demon, and Jim
Monahan, Theta Chi socialite, will
serve their talents up against Capt.
Howard Johnson, the Bahston thes-I
pian, Ed Lueders and Bill Spicer, a{
>air of Alpha Delt ringers, Cliff Hoff- -
mann and Bob "Brains" Watt. Jeff
Hall, one of Charley Hoyt's promis -
ing hurdlers, declined the invitation
to participate in the battle when he
heard that a "versifier" named Terry
had been subsidized by the dish wash-
ers. Hall has evidently heard of
Villon.
HUMANITARIAN vignette: A ma-
tronly woman, a blonde child and
a queer-looking dog walking idly
along Liberty St. . . . the tot, rouged
on both lips and cheek, waddled

along unsteadily and several times
almost went into a stumbling heap
. . . while the woman clung tenderly
to the pooch's leash, directing him
among the pre-occupied passers-by
. . . When last seen, the dog was
bearing his guide with good grace;
the tot seemed unconcerned .
Wonderment note: Who is going to
support the skylighted arch of Nickels
Arcade when winter drives the Ann
Arbor gendarmes under cover?
Travel item: During the summer
a clever hitch hiker stood beside a
portable sign which read: "If you
don't pick me up, I'll vote for that
man again."

i

tanding will be issued pass tickets
or the Cleveland Symphony Orches-
ra concert Monday, Nov. 7, between
he hours of 10 and 12 and 1 and 4
'clock. Members must call in per-
on. After 4 o'clock no tickets will
be issued.
Academic Notices
I shall be unable to meet my classes
r my appointments on Monday and
Tuesday. R. W. Cowden.
Students, College bf Literature, Sci-
,nce and the Arts: Courses dropped
after today by students other than
reshmen will be recorded E. Fresh-
nen (students with less than 24 hours
If credit) may drop courses without
penalty through the eighth week.
E. A. Walter, Assist. Dean.
Math. 350b, Foundations of Proba-
bility. This course by Professor A. H.
Copeland, the first of the series of
hort courses, will have its first meet-
ng on Monday, Nov. 7, at 3 o'clock,
n 3201 A.H. and will run for ,five
Neeks. Arrangements of hours for
future meetings of the class will be
made at this time.
Women Students Registered in
Physical Education. Registration for
the indoor season will be held at Bar-
bour Gymnasium, office 14, on Fri-
ay, Nov.,4, 8-12, 2-5, and on Satur-
day, Nov. 5 from 8-12.
Students interested in taking this
work electively may register any day
luring the week of Nov. 7 between
the hours of 8 and 12 and 1:30 and
:30 in Office 15, Barbour Gymna-
sium.
Concerts
Choral Union Concert. The Cleve-
and Orchestra, Artur Rodzinski, con-
ductor, will give the second concert
n the Choral Union Series, Monday
evening, Nov. 7, at 8:30 o'clock. The
public is requested to be seated on
time as the doors will be closed during
numbers. A limited number of tick-
As for both season and individual
oncerts are available at the office of
the School of Music. The Hill Audi-
orium box office will be open at 7
o'clock on the evening of the concert.
Exhibitions
An Exhibition of Early Chinese
Pottery: Originally held in conjunc-
ion with the Summer Institute of
Par Eastern Studies, now re-opened
by special request with alterations
and additions. Oct. 12-Nov. 5. At
the College of Architecture. Daily
(excepting Sundays) 9 to 5.
Lectures
University Lectures: Dr. Albert
Charles Chibnall, Professor of Bio-
chemistry at Imperial College of Sci-
ence and Technology, University of
London, will give the following lec-
tures under the auspices of the De-
partment of Biochemistry:
Nov. 5, 11 a.m., Room 303, Chem-
istry Building, "Criticism of Methods
of Amino Acid Analysis in Proteins
This lecture is especially designed fr
those interested in the analytical
chemistry of proteins.
University Lectures: Oscar Halecki
Professor of History at the Univer
sity of Warsaw and Exchange Pro.
fessor under the auspices of the Kos
ciuszko Foundation will give the fol-
lowing lectures under the auspices o
the Departments of History and Po
litical Science:
Nov. 8, 4:15 p.m. Natural Scienc
Auditorium, "Poland and Russia."
Nov. 9, 4:15 p.m. Natural Science
Auditorium, "Poland and Germany.'
The public is cordially invited.
University Lecture: Dr. Marvin R
Thompson, Director of Warner In
stitute for Therapeutic Researc
(formerly Professor of Pharmacolog;
at the University of Maryland) wi]

lecture on "The Chemistry and Phar
macology of Ergot" on Thursday
Nov. 10, at 4:15 p.m., in Room 16
Chemistry Building, under the auspi
ces of the Qollege of Pharmacy. Th
public is cordially invited.
University Lecture: Professor Ola
Jans6, Director of the Expedition fo
the Paris Museums and the Frenc
School of the Far East, will give a:
illustrated lecture on "Excavation is
Indo China: Ancient Chinese Cul
tural Finds" on Thursday, Nov. 10 a
4:15 p.m. in the Rackham Amphi
theatre under the auspices of the In
stitute of Fine Arts. The public
cordially invited:

one welcome.
All persons interested In trying out
for the business staff of the Hillel
News should call the Foundation of-
fice this week.
Coming Events
German Table for Faculty Mem-
bers: The regular luncheon meeting
will be held Monday at 12:10 p.m. in
the Founders' Room of the Michigan
Union. All faculty members interest-
ed in speaking German are cordially
invited. There will be a brief informal
talk by Professor Kasimir Fajans on
"Warum ist Glimmer (mica) spalt-
bar?"
Women's Research Club will meet
in the Amphitheatre of the Rackham
Building at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 14 instead
of Nov. 7. Dr. Elzeda Clover and Miss
Lois Jotter will speak on "Nevill's
Colorado River Expedition of 1938."
Freshman Round Table: Professor
Shepard of the Psychology Depart-
ment will lead a discussion on "A
Balanced Individual" at Lane Hall,
Sunday, 4 p.m.
Association Lecture: Peter Maurin,
of the Catholic Worker, will talk on
"The Green Revolution" at Lane Hall,
Sunday, 8 p.m.
Association Book Group: Prof. Y.Z.
Chang of the English department will
discuss Lin Yutang's "The Impor-
tance of Living" at Lane Hall, Tues-
day, 4 p.m.
Toastmasters Club: All present
members are ugently requested to
attend the first meeting on Wed-
nesday, Nov. 9 at the Union. Dinner
will be served at six sharp.
The Graduate Outing Club will meet
at the northwest entrance of the
Rackham Building at 3 o'clock Sun-
day, Nov. 6. The group will go for a
hike and will return to the Rackham
Building for. supper. Election of of-
ficers will be held at this meeting.
. The Christian Student Prayer
Group will meet as usual at 5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Michigan
League. Please consult the bulletin
board for the room. If you want an
hour of quietness and devotion, visit
the meeting of this group.
Kappa Phi: There will be a pledg-
ing breakfast at 8:30 on Sunday,
Nov. 6, 1938 in the Russian Tea Room
of the League, followed by a pledg-
ing ceremonyy held in the Ethyl
Fountain Hussey Room.
Life-Saving, Women: Instruction in
Red Cross Life Saving methods will
be offered on Tuesday and Thursday
evening at 8:30 p.m. at the Union
Pool. All women students wishing
to take this instruction should en-
roll at Barbour Gymnasium on Fri-
day, Nov. 4, 8:30-12, 2-5, and Sat-
urday, Nov. 5, 8-12.
. eChurches
The Ann Arbor Friends( Quakers)
l lmeet Sunday at 5 p.m. at the
Michigan League. An important busi-
ness meeting will follow the meeting
for worship.
* Disciples Guild, (Church of Christ)
10:45 a.m., Morning Worship, Rev.
-Frederick Cowin, Minister.
f 12 noon, Students' Bible Class, H. L.
Pickerill, leader.
5:30 p.m., Social hour and tea.
e 6:30 p.m., Panel Discussion on "Per-
sonality Detours." This is the third
e discussion of a series on "Building
" Personality."
. The worship hour sponsored for
- Reformed and Christian Refdrmed
students and held in the Michigan
. League at 10:30 a.m. Sunday will be

ll conductedthis week by Prof. J. G. Van
den Bosch of Calvin College, Grind
SRapids. All students are welcome.
-5 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
e Day Saints., Sunday school and dis-
cussion group Sunday, 9 a.m. Chapel,
Womens League.
)r First Presbyterian Church, 1432
h Washtenaw Avenue.
nn 10:45 a.m., "Seeing The Invisible"
n is the subject of Dr. W. P. Lemon's
- sermon at the Morning Worship
at Service. The student choir directed
i- by Palmer Christian will take part in
- the service.
is 4:30 p.m., Class for students on the
Bible led by Dr. Lemon.
5:30 p.m., The Westminster Guild,
- student group, supper and fellowship
y hour to be followed by the meeting
e at 6:45. The discussion groups on
n "What is Christianity?' will be con-
t tinued. All Presbyterian students and
- their friends are invited.
e_
t St. Andrew's Episcopal Church:
s Services of worship Sunday are: 8
a m. Holy Communion; 9:30 a.m.

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As Others See It

nodI(s
Or Schools

T HE THIRD of the Constitutional
. proposals to be presented to the
voters of Michigan at the election Tuesday pro-
vides that "All taxes imposed directly or indirect-
ly upon gasoline and like fuels . . ., and on all
motor vehicles registered in this state, shall,
after the payment of the necessary expenses of
collection thereof, be used exclusively for high-
way purposes, including the payment of public
debts incurred therefor, and shall not be diverted
nor appropriated to any other purpose.."
This amendment, proposed and fostered by the
highway men of the state and supported by auto-
mobile and contracting interests throughout
the state, will try to earmark funds of the state's

Object of almost every uncomplimentary
phrase in the English language the past summer
was Prof. William Gellermann's recent book
"The American Legion as Educator." Published
for Doctor Gellermann's doctor's thesis by
Columbia university, the survey proclaimed that
the Legion was controlled from the top and not
by the common legionnaire, that by such control
the Legion was incipiently fascistic, and often
unpatriotic in its "Americanism" campaigns.
To these charges such satellites of the Legion
as Col. Theodore Roosevelt and various state
commanders replied that Professor Gellermann
was a communistic jackass; that Prof. George
Counts of Columbia was a communist; that
American universities were becoming hotbeds
of sedition, and that something ought to be
done. Even in Evanston was the Legion thus
defended.
In publishing his findings, Doctor Gellermann
has done yeoman service for the cause of Ameri-
can education, which has too long been the
somewhat deflated football of the Legion's so-
caed "patriotism" campaigns. New waves of
ultra-Americanism orginated by the Legion and
the Mayor Hagues have so bound many college

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To the Editor:

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The following is in reply to the
letter in your column this morning University Lecture: Thomas Doe
signed Michigan Grad. sing, Director of the Public Library
I, too, attended the Michigan-Yale Administration of Denmark, will giv
game, and I must say that I watched a lecture on "Folk High Schools in
with keen interest the so-called an- iDenmark" on Thursday, Nov. 17, a
tics of the Michigan cheer leaders. 4:15 p.m. in Natural Science Audi
My one comment would be "more torium under the auspices of th
power to them." It is the first time General Library and the Departmen
in a good many years that there has ;of Library Sciences. The public i
been such pep among the cheer cordially invited.
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