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TH t I = tA DAIIY

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NIGHT EDITOR: MALCOLM W, LONG
The editorials published in The Michigan
Daily are written by members of the Daily-
staff and represent the views of the writers
only.
'30' For
Paul Y. Anderson.
p AUL Y. ANDERSON is dead and
American journalism and the Ameri-
can people have suffered an irreparable loss. He
was the unflinching champion of the common
man. His was a powerful voice raised for human
rights against the forces which would igrfore
them.
O. K. Bovard, under whom Paul Anderson
worked for 23 years on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
defined the reporter's function in the following
words:
* * *
There is a formal and superficial aspect of
every news story. It may be a police report,
a lawyer's brief, an application for a trolley
franchise or a president's message to Con-
gress. As such it may have a proper place in
your story. But to print that alone may result.
in misleading your reader partially or com-
pletely. a vital part of your function is to
supply traditional facts which give the read-
er the true picture. Between the reporter
and the reader a direct and )independent
relationship exists. Your responsibility to the
reader cannot be shifted. If through his re-
liance on you the reader is misinformed or
inadequately informed you have failed in
your professional duty.,

ture platform and in national publications. He
directed the full force of his writing genius
against powerful newspapers for their laxity in
presenting the true picture of the workers' mis-
treatment and spared no publisher though he
occupied the highest position in American
C ournalism.
Since the founding of the Dies Committee
to investigate "Un-American" activities, Paul
Anderson had attacked it repeatedly as "the
sounding board of American fascism," even, act-
ing upon President Roosevelt's suggestion, mak-
ing a radio broadcast detailing the injustices
committed by the Texas Congressman in the
name of democracy. He acted then, just as he had
in the face of powerful industrialists, bankers,
and publishers, without heed of personal posi-
tion or of dangers he was running.
Fearlessness characterized all Paul Anderson's
work. He was threatened many times when, as a
cub reporter; he exposed political corruption in
St. Louis, and had been threatened many times
since. But threats never bothered him. In all his
years of reporting he never failed to make speci-
fic charges against specific persons regardless of
position. In the latter years he was facing his
most powerful enemy and waging fearless war
against it despite its imposing array of might.
That his brilliant generalship is lost just as the
fight is beginning is a major American Tragedy.
-Carl Petersen
Uncle Sa-
Super-Salesman .. .
T HE UNITED STATES' newest drive to
convert South America to the Good
Neighbor Policy begins today with the opening
of the eight Conference of American States in
Lima.
Realizing the sales resistance that Germany,
Italy and Japan have built up in the 20 Latin-
American republics, the State Department has
prepared the Lima delegation as carefully as a
martial/ campaign. Several of the 11 delegates
have been chosen mainly to present a united
front to South America.
To remove the fear of the South American
countries that any American Good Neighbor
Policy may be turned into a bullying imperialism
by the next administration, Republican AlfredI
M. Landon has been named a delegate. Both
labor factions will be represented, the AFL by
Dan W. Tracy, president of the International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, and the CIO
by Kathryn Lewis, daughter of John L. Lewis.
Chief Justice Emilio del Toro Cuevas, of the
supreme court of Puerto Rico. will represent the
high esteem America has for its Latin-blooded
citizens. And the Rev. John F. O'Hara, president
of Notre Dame University, will appeal to the
Southern republics' Catholic sympathies. The
other representatives will be experts on South
American affairs.
To follow up any advance in the friendly rela-
'ions between North and 'South America, th
State Department committee under Acting Secre-
\ tary of State Sumner Welles has recently pro-
posed that $1,000,000 be spent each year to sell
Americanism to the republics below the Rio
Grande.
The plan contains 74 separate proposals, 74
bonds of propaganda to unite the Americas
against the advances of totalitarian states. The
proposals comprise a mutual'education program,
with exchange of scholars, travelers, culture
groups, literature, films and public health ser-
vices.
From the. indications of trade reports, our
delegates will have to work out a masterpiece of,
sales promotion if the United States is to achieve
the "continental solidarity" it desires. It is Italy,
Japan and, most of all, Germany, who provide the
best consuming market for South American sur-
plus exports. And it is the totalitarian states that
are taking the Latin-American market out from
under Uncle Sam's nose. To their powerful ties of
propaganda, Germany, Italy and Japan are add-
ing theastronger bonds of trade alliances.
If the Lima delegates think they can sell the
United States purely on its tenets of democracy
and good-neighborliness, they are mistaken.
Money talks to Latin senors as well as to Ameri-
can misters, and no policy of cultural coopera-
tion or continental solidarity can hope to win out
over the bread-and-butter bonds of trade.
The United States cannot possibly absorb all

of South America's surplus; it cannot absorb
more than half. But at least the Lima Confer-
ence can find ways and means of lowering tariff
barriers, of removing restrictions to the free
flow of trade and of allowing trade with Latin-
America to assume natural growth.
--Hervie Haufler
THEATRE=
By NORMAN KIELL
'P"ride And, Prejudice'
For those who like a play that is charming,
well-mannered, neatly-groomed and dull, Play
Production is offering this week-end at the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre, Helen Jerome's adapta-
tion of Jane Austen's novel, "Pride and Preju-
dice."
While the play is, without question, boring, it
does give an insight into the people of the lace
valentine and curio cabinet days. The accepted
mores made marriage a frankly money-making
proposition. From the first breathless moment
when Mrs. Bennett proclaims the arrival of a
new bachelor in the neighborhood, we realize
that marriages are not made in heaven-especi-'
ally with her three eligible daughters on the
market. With Mama, accent on the last syllable,
any husband is better than none. She is the
kind of a mother whose intentions are good but
invariably fatal.
With the subtlety of a sledgehammer, the

cHeywood Brou n
It is well enough for Mr. Roosevelt to eschew
"grilled millionaire" as a breakfast dish, but it is
disappointing to learn that he prefers scrambled
eggs. Hardboiled ones are
better. The reference, natur-
ally, is to eggs rather than7
millionaires. A gourmet of
my acquaintance says that
a one-minute millionaire is
not so bad but that any
boiling beyond that point is
as useless as bleaching the
lily. Still, one need not be an
ogre or an epicure to find a millionaire quite tasty1
up6n occasion.
For instance, did President Roosevelt ever try
roasting one over a national hookup for fifteen
minutes? But if you like the game the best culi-
nary approach to a millionaire is to fricasse him.
Of course, you must first catch your millionaire,
and it is best to'get him young.
Experienced hunters go down to the blinds long
before daybreak carrying an elephant gun and
a set of decoys which are arranged alphabetic-
ally in a receptacle known to sportsmen as a
sucker list. These decoys are cleverly carved and
painted to look like innocent investors. A bright
green seems to be the favorite color, and the
designs should resemble either a young sheep,
a widow or an orphan.
Imitating A Margin Call
After they have been placed at convenient
points in some open meadow the hunter goes into
hiding and bides his time. In an earlier genera-
tion the guide would try to summon millionaires
by imitating a margin call. This was done under
the theory that the big birds would always flock
together to save the market, but scientific experi-
ments made in the hard winter of 1929 proved
that this was merely an old woodsman's legend
without validity. The easiest way to spot a
millionaire is to remember that he is the precise
opposite of a poet or a pheasant. He flies high,
and it would do you no good to dust him.
In order to bring a millionaire to earth it is
necessary to score a direct hit in the pocketbook.
Retrievers of any sort can be left in the kennels,
because there never will be any doubt as to
whether or not the millionaire has been hit. As
he flutters down he emits loud squawks of pro-
test which are very piteous. Humane hunters
make it a practice to put the quarry out of its
misery by clubbing the wounded bird over the
head with an income tax, but even this requires
almost surgical skill, because the blows must be
delivered in the higher brackets.
It's Quite A Trick
However, even at this point the job is scarcely
begun. You've got your millionaire, but before he
can even be considered as potentially edible
you've got to skin him. This may take days or
even years. Some hunters can never learn the
trick at all. But once the tough hide has been re-
moved the lucky sportsman can bring the million-
aire back to the cook in triumph. At that, it is
likely that the chef will give the hunter a dirty
look, for the fricasseeing still presents an elabor-
ate problem.
One time-tried formula is to soak the million-
aire over night or longer in brine in proportion
of sixteen to one. Then he should be baked to
eliminate the water and the paper profits. After
that you may add salt in generous quantities,
pepper, Scotch whisky, port, one-half pint sloe
gin, truffles, mushrooms and a pousse-cafe. Then
turn the heat on and allow the whole thing to
simmer over a slow fire while a group of cook,
known as an investigating committee, stirs the
whole mess continuously.
I anything is left of the millionaire at the end
of that time go to the nearest telephone and
order a hamburger steak from your neighborhood
butcher.
Maybe Mr. Roosevelt is right, after all. At

least he has chosen the safer method. Any
journeyman can run up a dish of scrambled eggs,
but only an expert can do a millionaire.
gleaming satire and occasional caustic thrustr,
but it is hardly sustained. Girl of moderate
means meeting Boy of wealth and priggish char-
acter and Girl ultimately realizing Boy's noble
character, never convinces us.
Or perhaps, as hinted above, "Pride and
Prejudice" needs good acting; and good acting
is wanting here. Virginia Freret, taking the part
of the oversolicitous mother, Mrs. Bennett, is
just a bit too loose-jawed to be recommended.
But her anxious portrayal was frequently comic
and sagacious. As the principal daughter of the
Bennett menage, Miriam Brous was a mixture of
lavender and vitriol. It was primarily her por-
trayal that sustained whatever petty action took
place on the stage. As Mr. Darcy, the man she
finally gets, Karl Klauser was properly offensive
and condescending at the right times, including
his offer of marriage to her. The rest of the cast
was clever enough to act without degrading their
art into what easily happens in a play of such
type, caricature.
Perhaps liking "Pride and Prejudice" is a mat-
ter of taste. For me, Miss Austen's novel and
Miss Jerome's adaptation are storage-house
vignettes, fit to slumber in the pleasant recesses
of our required high-school day outside reading.
I came to "Pride and Prejudice" with anticipa-
tion because of the pleasant memories; I left it
last night a disillusioned and wiser individual,
vastly prejudiced against it.
"Intercollegiate athletics involves substituting

The FLYING
TRAPEZE
- By Roy Heath-

FRIDAY, DFC. 9, 1938
VOL. XXLIX. No. 64

PAGE LORD CHESTERFIELD.
I am what might be termed a con-
noisseur of the gentle art of ejectingC
patrons from restaurants, theatres,
prize fights, bars, political rallies and
other places and gatherings whereE
people come together for one reasonA
and another. Long years of partici-
pation in and observation of such af-
fairs, has made me something of an
authority on the subject.
I have witnessed and been thes
party of the second part in bouncingss
from Bangor, Maine, to Walla Walla,.
Washington. Several bon mots, nowv
part and parcel of the process ofp
forcible or requested removal from a i
public place, such as, "Hey, you can't
do this to me," "I've been throwedf
outa better places than this," andt
"I'll go quietly officer" are dii'ectly
traceable to me. What I am gettingt
at roughly is this: I know a goodt
job of putting the finger on unde-
sirable cash customers when I see it.
I have not seen a good job done lately,
and the work of the proprietor of at
popular city tavern on a customer1
who tried to elope with one of his
rare athletic pictures was strictlyc
amateur.I
The circumstances of the incident
are about as follows. A student,u
dressed for a formal party, and hisc
date, were apprehended at the doors
of the tavern, in the "act of- makingr
off with the aforementioned picture.n
The girl was obviously innocent of anyt
implication in the bungling attempt
at lifting the photo. The irate pro-
prietor had spotted the man as heK
removed the picture and headed him
off at the door. What followed wasc
in the manner of a fruit stand tendert
castigating a small boy for stealing
an orange. The proprietor descendedt
on the pair like an owl on a pair oft
field mice, bawling imprecations asr
he came. The man, seeing himself un-
done, immedately changed his course
for the other side of the room to putP
the picture back. Close on his heelsC
followed The Management, revilingf
him in a voice loud enough for every-
one in the room to hear. Finally, the
picture back in its place and the cus-
tomer properly put in his by the ow-
ner, who by that time had relapsede
into inarticulate breathlessness, chef
couple were allowed to depart. N
I do not say that the man is not at
fool who would try such a trick while
in the company of a lady. He showed s
poor taste, bad sense and a ques-x
tionable aptitude for thievery. If he
is thinking of going into it profession-
ally, I would advise him to give it1
up. He would be doing time in a
month.
Neither do I question that he de-,1
served the coals of fire which the en -
raged manager heaped on him in his
own inimitable manner. But the ladyC
did not deserve the embarrassment
which her date's bravado and the pro-i
prietor's consequent verbal pyrotech-
nics brought down on her. Her pres-
ence alone demanded that the matter
be handled as quietly as possible and
the proprietors bungled the job with;
a lack of diplomacy rare in a man of
tuh long experience in dealing with
the public. She looked as if she would
have sold her soul to have been able
to disappear in a cloud of smoke like
one of the fabled genii. The whole
business was painful to the onlookers
as well as those involved, another
good reason for the management of
such places to keep the to-do down
whenit is necessary to handle such a
situation.
To maliciously embarrass a custom-
er for anything less than starting a
brawl, in which case the customer is
beyond all embarrassment, is bad
taste as well as bad business for any
place. To fail in guarding a woman
patron against any loss of face be-
cause the management feels called
upon to bawl out her escort for some
offense or other is inexcusable.
Be a Goodfellow
Bouquet For Police

To the Editor:
This is a letter of congratulation on,
the efficiency of the Ann Arbor
police force. With what bravery the
cruiser swept down on us ! With what
icy calm the officers took the foot-
ball away ! b
After being told that it is a dastard-
ly crime to be caught on the streets
with a football in one's possession,
our names and addresses were duly
taken and we were trundled down to
the station. Having been quizzed by
the captain, we were taken to the
court, where our names and addresses
were again recorded. I marveled, vile
criminals that we were, that we were
not fingerprinted and photographed.
The judge booked us at $4.55 apiece.
Beaming benevolently, he told us that
he was letting us off easy. This was
no fine-merely costs. Just what cost
$18.20 he " didn't say. There were
four of us.)
He was angered when I made the
impudent suggestion that out of 10,000
people in the University, there was
a possibility that a few didn't know
about a four dollar and fifty-five cent
penalty being attached to throwing a
football in the streets. It was only

Notices
To The Members of the University
Council: There will be a meeting of A
the University Council on Monday,1g
Dec. 12 at 4:15 p.m. in Room 1009 P
A.H. c
Louis A. Hopkins, Secretary.B
t
To Students Having Library Books: e
1. Students having in their posses-
sion books drawn from the Univer-
sity Library are notified that books b
are due Monday, Dec. 12, before the
impending Christmas vacation, inC
pursuance of the University regula-0
tion:
"Students who leave Ann Arbor 1
for more than a week must first re- 1
turn all borrowed books."
Books needed between Dec. 12 and
the beginning of vacation may be re-,
tained upon application at the charg-a
ing desk.n
2. Failure to return books beforef
the vacation will render the studentP
liable to an extra fine.
3. Students remaining in town mayh
chargerand renewnbooks for seven-c
day periods beginning Dec. 12.'
4. Students leaving town who have
urgent need for books during the va-a
cation period will be given permis-
sion to take such books with them,
provided they are not in general de-e
mand, on application at the office ofs
the Superintendent of Circulation.t
Congress Cooperative Housing: Ap-
plication blanks for the new men's'
cooperative house are avalable ins
the Dean of Students office, Room 2,
University Hall, and in Room 306 of
the Union. These blanks must be
turned in at Sunday's meeting and
must be accompanied by one dollaro
to apply on the membership deposit.
Meeting is in Room 306 Union Sun-
day at 3 p.m. Attendance is com-
pulsory.
Teachers Certificate Candidates:.
Students of junior or senior stand-
ing in the College of Literature, Sci-I
ence and the Arts who desire to quali-
fy for the Teachers Certificate andt
who have not yet consulted or regis-
tered with the Teachers Certificate
Committee are urged to do so as
soon as possible. Those whose pro-
posed teaching major is in Group I
should consult Prof. C. D. Thorpe,c
2214 Angell Hall; .in group II, Prof.
Paul S. Welch, 4089 Natural Science
Building;- and in group III, Prof.
Benjamin W. Wheeler. 321 Haven
Hall.
Michigan Civil Service: The Bureaur
of Appointments ;has received noticei
of the following Michigan Civil Serv-
ice Examinations. Last date for fil- .
ing application is given in each case
Engneering Draftsman. Salary
range $105-125. Dec. 23.
Motor Equipment Electrician. Sal-
ary range $130-150. Dec. 23.<
Motor Equipment Repairman. Sal-
ary range $105-150. Dec. 22.
Tailor. Salary range $105-125. Dec.
23.
Construction Asphalt Roofingf
Foreman. Salary range $140-160.
Dec. 28.
Institution Maintenance Cabinet-
maker. Salary range $115-135. Jan. 5.
Complete announcements of the1
above examinations may be read inf
the University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information,I
201 Mason Hall. Office hours: 9-12t
and 2-4.
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information.
Sophomore Prom: Sophomore Prom
tickets No. 117 and No. 208 have
been lost and will not be honored at'
the door on Friday evening, Dec. 9,
1938.

Applications for the Girls Coopera-
tive House for next semester are
available at the deans of women's .
office and should be filled out im-
mediately. Girls who have filled out
application blanks previously must
fill out new forms to be considered
as applicants.
New Cooperative House for Women:
All girls interested in working with
Assembly in forming a new coopera-
tive house for next year, should leave,
their names at the Dean of Women's
office immediately. A meeting of all
girls interested will be held at 4 p.m.
Saturday at the Michigan League.
Bowling: Women students interest-
ed in bowling instruction are asked to
sign up at the Women's Athletic
Building, or Barbour Gymnasium.
Academic Notices
Biological Chemistry 120. For the
midsemester examination on Friday,
Dec. 9, the class will be divided into
two sections.
Students whose names begin with
A to 0 inclusive will report in the

n the East Amphitheatre of the West
dedical Building.
Exhibitions
Exhibition, College of Architecture:
A collection of etchings and litho-
raphs by prominent American ar-
ists, shown through the courtesy of
Professor Walter J. Gores. Corridor
ases, ground floor, Architecture
Building. Open daily except Sunday
hrough Jan. 2. The public is invit-
d.
Ann Arbor Artists' Mart: Sponsored
by the Ann Arbor Art Association, al-
so an Exhibition of Prints from the
Chicago Artists Group. Alumni Mem-
orial Hall, North and South Galleries;
afternoons from 2 to 5; evenings 7 to
10; Sundays, 2 to 5. Through Dec.
15.
Chess Exhibition. The Michigan
Union, the Ann Arbor Chess Club,
and the University Club have jointly
made possible an exhibition of blind-
fold chess by K the Belgian chessex-
pert, Mr. George Koltanowsk, in the
South Lounge of the Michigan Union,
Saturday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m. The ex-
hibition is open, to the public without
charge; a brief lecture on Blindfold
Chess will precede the play. At least
eight games will be -played blindfold
against local axperts..
Exhibition of Japanese Prints: The
exhibition of Japanese color prints
sponsored by the International Cen-
ter in the West Gallery of the Rack-
ham Bldg. will be open from 9 a.m. to
12 a.m., 2 to 4 and 7 p.m. through
Friday, Dec. 16. Miss Nagas ima or
some of her Japanese friends will be
in charge in the afternoons this week.
Lectures
French Lecture: The second lecture
on the Cercle Francais program
take place Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 4:15
p.m., Room 103, Romance Language
Building. Mr. James O'Neill w
speak on: "Antoine et le theatre
libre."
Tickets for the whole series' of lec-
tures may be procured from the Sec-
retary of the Romance Language
Department (Room 112, Romane
Language Bldg.) or at the door at
the time of the lecture.
Events Today
Algebra Seminar will meet Friday
at 4 o'clock. Dr. Thrall will speak
on "Prime Powered Roots."
Men's Glee Club: Everybody meet
tonight at 7:05 for short concert.
White shirts.
The Suomi Club will have a Christ-
mas party this evening at 8 oclopk
in the upper room Lane Hall. All
Finnish students are invited. Each
person is asked to bring a 10 cent
gift. There will be a program and re-
freshments.
The Michigan Dames Homemakirg
Group will meet at the Washten w
Gas Company for a demonstration 'of
Christmas Cookies tonight.aI n-1
Do not meet at the League first,
but come directly to the Gas Co. of-
fice.
Services at Hillel Foundation' to-
night at 8 p.m. The Hillel choir
will make its initial appearance.
Rabbi Harry Kaplan, director of the
Ohio State University Hillel Founda-
tion and past president of the Je -
ish Teachers' Association of the Nw
England Liberal Schools, will deliver
the sermon. His topic will be: "An
American Jew Thinks Aloud."
Coming Events
German Table for Faculty Mm-
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. Professor Richard Etting-
hausen will give a brief illustrated
talk on, "Die schonste persische
Handschrift in den Vereinigten
Staaten."
Deutscher Verein: Next chorus will
meet Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Micl-
igan League. Otto G. Graf.
Sphinx: Sphinx will hold an in-
formal social gathering from 8 to 12
p.m. Saturday in the Allenel Hotel.
Members will be allowed to bring
dates.
Alpha Lambda Delta Members:
Don't forget we are going to have a
luncheon get-together Saturday, Dec.
10 at 12 noon in the Russian tea
moom of the League. Please buy your
luncheon in the grill and carry your
tray into the tea room where we
have tables reserved. We want to
see you all there.
Art Cinema League Film Series:
Anna Christie with Greta Garbo, the
third program of the Film Series, will
be shown this 'Sunday at 3:15 and
'8:15 p.m.

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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.

This statement might well have been Paul
Anderson's personal credo. On every reportorial
assignment he delved deeply into causes and
effects, not content merely to relate readily
apparent aspects. He ferreted out hidden facts
in every story, often not eating or sleeping until
his work was completed to his satisfaction. Clyde
R. Miller, director of the Institute for Propa-
ganda analysis, recently listed Paul Anderson a§
one of the five American newspapermen who co,-
sistently reported the news thoroughly and accur-
ately.
But Paul Anderson was more, much more,
than an accurate reporter with "a nose for
news." In the past few years he had turned the
brilliant reportorial ability which had enabled
him to expose corruption in the St. Louis munici-
pal government in 1914, to convict the perpetra-
tors of the bloody race riots there in 1917 and to
explode the Teapot Dome scandal in 1922 to
the task of bringing to light manifestation- of
fascistic leanings in the industrial and political
institutions of the United States.
He was known as one of the most liberal-mind-
ed newspapermen in America. His philosophy
sprang, he often said, from the hardships of his
childhood. His father was killed in an industrial
accident when Paul was only three years old,
leaving a widow and two children in dire cir-
cumstances. The elder Anderson had been a mem-
ber oY the. Knights of Labor and Paul learned
of his father's political and economic philosophy
at his mother's knee. He had, in his quarter-cen-
tury journalistic career, taken an unequivocal
stand for the cause of labor. Workers in Youngs-
town, Massilon, Chicago and Johnstown, migra-
tory farmers in the San Joaquim Valley of Cali-
fornia, and power consumers in the South, all
had heard his voice raised in their behalf.
In 1937 he was singled out for honors by the,
Headliners' Club for being the first renorter to

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