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To the Editor:
The Daily editorial of Sept. 26 on the interna-
tional crisis seems to me not to have been com-
pletely thought through to logical conclusions;
indeed to be in some' ways confused and contra-
dictory. On the one hand, "for decent, demo-
cratic folk there is no living on this earth with
the barbaric credo of Naziism." On the other
hand, we must have "non-intercourse with any
of the belligerents: no trade of any sort under
any conditions" (which, taken literally, would
mean not a single Ford car to be shipped across
the line to Canada!), and "the United States
must concentrate its entire energy to the task of
developing a self-contained economy" (which is
Fascist Autarchy with a vengeance!); all this
regardless of the fact that every economic and
military expert agrees that such a general
American embargo would be the greatest boon
to Hitler and the greatest aid to his triumph that
could possibly take place.
I fear you are indulging in wishful thinking.
You are either wishing Ends without taking
account of Means, or wishing Means without see-
ing to what Ends they would lead.
Over and above that, your isolationist paci-
fism will not lead to peace because it divides
the world instead of uniting it. We want free
ti'ade, not autarchy; collective security, not iso-
lation; more concern with liberty abroad as well
as at home, not less; more wor.k for the coming
World State and less of the smug, self-compla-
cent Phariseeism which says "what concern have
WE with Europe?" To condemn Chamberlain
(very rightly in my opinion) for indifference to
the fate of Spain, Ethiopia -and Czechoslovakia,
and couple it with a like declaration of indiffer-,
ence on our part to the fate of Britain, France
and Poland, or of the decent Germans them-
selves now groaning under Nazi tyranny, is hard-
ly consistent, or even honorable.
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The editorials published in The Michigan
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:aff and represent the views of the writers
E CONOMISTS have offered patented
explanations of our national debt,
ig the fears of hard-headed Americans
ill think in terms of Poor Richard's
apologists for debt (" a balanced budget
unbalanced lives") tell us that our cre-
ng deficit is not a threat to America, i
anger to democracy, does not "mortgage
censors.",They say that the money paid
tiring bonds goes not to the improvidences
stors but back to the citizens of the pay-
ps so, but there are those of us, econom-
ld-fashioned as we may be, who find
planations a trifle hard to swallow. Un-
is we are in the paradoxical rationaliza-
the experts, we suspect that we are being
formed we -can eat our cake and have it
We become alarmed at facts that do not seem
to faze the economic gymnasts in the least.
Wes ee a debt of more than 40 billion dollars on
th books. We realize that this is nearly twice
the amount of monetary gold in the entire world.
We see an annual interest fee that, used other-
wise, would pay pensions of $30 a month to two
and three quarter millions of persons, that
would send half the children of the United
States to school.
All these facts the modern economist explains
away with a wave of the hand. He tells us that
the 40'billions do not constitute an actual debt
in the traditional sense of the word. It is, in-
stead, like the capital outlay of a commercial
enterprise. There will be no dire consequences
of our piling up a higher mountain every year.
Do not think we number among us the eco-
nomy-minded few who would carve national
spending to a shadow of its present self, who
would lop off the WPA and the relief bills. We
realize that this is a time of depression, of
national emergency, and that the government
must pay to be humanitarian.
The bone we have to pick is with the receiv-
ing end of the government. Taxation is tough
and we wail against it, but we would rather have
our pocketbooks hit a little harder than to see
the bills relayed to our "mortgaged" successors,
if you will.
Debt, to us, is not the perpetual-motion
machine that the econbmists think it is. In
postponing payment, America seems to us to be
waiting for a millennium that may never arrive.
America is just about as capable of paying today
as she will be for many a year to ,come.
We of the Ben Franklin school of economics
think that America should do a better job of
paying as the bills come due.
Cold Shoulder For Mooney
Tom Mooney is on the outside looking in these,
days. Not looking in at the prison scenes he
knew for more than 20 years as a bombing con-
vict, but at labor meetings which will not invite
him to speak. Last week the Illinois Federation
of Labor met in the State Armory at Spring-
field. On the walk in front, the little man with
gray hair and deep-set eyes, late of San Quentin,
Cal., and since January a free man by Governor
Olson's pardon, paced up and down, waiting for
the bid that did not come. Now he has had the
same treatment by the Indiana State Federation
"Senator Borah," says an editorial in the
Hearst papers, "reveals his own strict neutrality,
both as an eminent member of the Senate and
as the ranking member of
the Senate Foreign Relations
Committee, by not mention-
ing by name the combatants
in the European war."
This, I agree, is the ulti-
mate in isolation. Indeed, it
goes all the way back to an
ancient tribal taboo under
which even the names of in-
dividuals were -'secret lest
they fall into the clutches of evil spirits. But no
hart, could come to Tom or Dick or Harry if the
demons had no identifying tag around which
thby might weave a spell. If there were safety
in such a retreat from reality, it would, without
question, constitute a imagnificent way of life.
Death itself could not prevail if its existence
might be obliterated by never mentioning it even
in whispers. And here would be the sure way to
abolish poverty, disease, fear and every other
misery known to mai. In passing a graveyard
the practitioner of this magic would either refer
to .the place as a conservatory or keep silent.
And possibly even the pauper would feel no belly
pains if he could only stuff his ears against the
sound of words such as "breakfast," "dinner"d(
"a crust of bread."
We might even pretend that Hitler and the
gins and bombers over Europe are all part of
some nightmare not worth discussion among the
wakeful. Keep a stiff upper lip and pinch your-
self and Fascism will fly out the window.
To be sure, this theory was given quite a work-
out for a number of years in the matter of ven-
ereal disease. Nice people never mentioned the
maladies. Newspapers cooperated in cutting out
all shocking words and gave no space to any
stories of the situation in hospitals and homes.
Unfortunately, syphilis and gonorrea did not
disappear when sent to coventry.
And I very much fear that the canker of con-
flict cannot be cured by the device of pretending
that here in America its echoes are quite in-
Only the other day I was rereading Lost Hori-
zon, and one episode in Mr. Hilton's book had a
prophetic quality. I can't remember whether it
was included in the motion picture version. You
may remember that the head of the monastery
was an ancient who'had managed to add cen-
turies to his life by an ability to withdraw not
only from the world but actually from conscious-
ness during transelike periods in which there
came to his muted senses not even so much as
the ticking of a clock. And he urged the hero
to follow in his steps. His argument was based
upon the fact that the world outside was about
to destroy itself and that there should be a
small corner of the earth where civilization
might be preserved as if in a vacuum. Ideals
might be kept alive within that small valley pro-
tected by its giant mountains and in a kingdom
whose existence wps unknown.
It was a romantic conceit. It is a story; there'
really -is no such land and no such valley. The
author quite frankly put his tale forward as a
fantasy. It would be nice, and all of us, I
imagine, rmight like it very well to dwell with
Senator Borah in a big apartment at No. 277 Lin-
den Ave., Shangrila, somewhere in Tibet. But
Of ALL Things!.
... _o ylYMorty-Q ,.. .
HE BIGGEST question that had to be settled
before the pony of champagne could be
doused on Mr. Q.'s inaugural address was one in-
volving punctuation of the title. Was it to be:
"Of All Things!" (with an exclamation point
connoting surprise and amazement); or was it
to read: "Of All Things . . ." (with the three-dot
technique adding a touch of dignity and a prom-
ise of a varied assortment of things to come).
A serious problem, in fact a conflict, since Mr.
Q. inwardly preferred the sophistication of
three-dots, while the panicky way his friends
uttered "of all things!! !"' when they learned he
was going to attempt a column, offered substan-
tial opposition. So it was the semi-suave three-
dots versus the hallelujahish exclamation-point.
The effected compromise was, of course, inevit-
able. Mr. Q. sat down with his ego-centricity
and muniched it into a settlement, knowing full
well the exclamation-point would never be sat-
isfied with a mere concession and would some-
day attempt to apostrophyze the dots. But, for
the moment, the appeasement holds and the
head, as it now appears, will keep both the fac-
tions quiet for a while.
S* * *
TUST A WORD more concerning the nature of
d this space, which will alternate with Young
Guliver and his cavils. And, while on the sub-
ject, Mr. Q. would like to state emphatically that
he likes Young Gulliver. He thinks Y.G. is a
nice fellow. A man among mice. Or even men.
Mr. Q. will NOT feud with Y.G. That takes
care of that.
This space will try to live up to a literal inter-
pretation of its name, endeavoring to speak of
all things. /And should you chance upon some
partcularly interesting bit, or feel the urge for
a few lines of unrestrained linotyped expression
or wish to argue something Mr. Q. has said,
your contributions will be accepted gladly and
Nobel Peace Troupe
A N Associated Press report from Copenhagen
furnishes the main theme for today's pro-
gram. The story says:'. . . it was unlikely any
Nobel Peace prizes would be awarded during the
war. . ." Apparently the Nobel Peace Commit-
tee thinks a peace prize in a war-world is too
great a paradox. They are obviously drawing
fine lines and are restraining themselves too
much by refusing to recognize the ceaseless
efforts of some of our outstanding leaders to
promote peace. Realizing this, Mr. Q. and
Young, Gulliver have formed a committee, re-
questing permission to pick peace-promotel's
and to award a hand-grenaded olive-and-nut
branch to their ultimate choice.
As the new auxiliary committee of the Nobel
Peace Board looks about for suitable candidates,
five world-famed figures immediately stand out
as the most logical for consideration. The first
has constantly stated he and his people merely
want peace and wish to get along with every-
body. And look at his record: didn't he bring
peace to the oppressed minorities in Czechoslo-
vakia, and Danzig, and Austria, and Poland?
Didn't he save those poor defensely people from
a horrible fate? And, now, even though Eng-
land and France insist on fighting, isn't he
offering them peace and friendship? Surely
this great peace-maker deserves the most care-
ful consideration for the coveted prize.
Next, the new committee suggests as a prom-
inent proponent of amicability that little man
in the East, who has brought contentment to
so many millions of Chinese. How gracious and
thoughtful of him to offer his help to his racial
brethren across the bay. Weren't they being
oppressed and exploited by those western for-
eigners? So he sent a few picked troops to help
his orientallies preserve peace. A real pacific
action that deserves the most careful scrutiny
by the committee.
The Maodet Pacifist
Third, a man who, by pleading with the pres-
ent belligerents to stop the war now, showed
himself to be one of our most eminent pacifiers.
And look at his record, which is indeed consistent
with his present attitude: Didn't he send his
men over at his own expense to relieve the tor-
tured Ethiopians and to bring them content-
ment? And didn't he help to settle the horrible
revolution in Spain? And look how modest he
was about this great gesture; he even denied it,
insisting he did no such thing even though the
whole world knew of his magnificent aid. Surely
this lamb-hearted leader must rank high in the
The committee, in appraising the fourth and
fifth men whom they think worthy of mention,.
suggests an unprecedented action: that the
prize be given jointly since these men have
acted as one in the interest of the same cause.
The greatest evidence in their behalf, of course,
revolves around that hot-bed of peace and good-
will: Munich. Didn't these two heads of Eur-
ope's stalwart democracies insist upon sitting
quietly around a conference table to settle the
existent problems peacefully, with .no war or
bloodshed? And didn't one of them himself
say he had brought about "peace in our time?"
What more can the committee want?
There are others just as worthy of investiga-.
tion as these five,, but they are the standouts
and will receive the most detailed analysis. The
new committee, in fact ,has even considered
the possibility of giving the prize to all five, then
organizing them into an international speaking
troupe, to preach peace throughout the world.
In this connection, the committee has already
been approached by Grover Whalen, who, in
attempting to make peace with the World's
Fair stockholders, thinks the Nobel Peace Troupe
would be a natural for the Pavilion of Peace.
Mr. Q. will keen you nosted on further de-
WASHINGTON-Behind the closed
doors of various isolationist Sena-
tors, all is not harmonious in their
fight against the President and his
lifting of the arms embargo.
Only 24 hours after their first
strategy meeting, four Republican
Senators-Vandenberg of Michigan,
Danaher of Connecticut, Gurney of
South Dakota, and Bridges of New
Hampshire were up in arms against
the attempts of the LaFollette broth-
ers (Senator Bob and ex-Governor
Phil) to dominate the isolationist
Vandenberg and Bridges, assidu-
ously nursing presidential booms,
were particularly peeved.
To senatorial friends they com-
plained that they had no intention
of becoming the tail on the Progres-
sive kite. If the LaFollette boys
thought they could dominate the neu-
trality fight, Vandenberg and Bridges
made clear, they had another think
coming. Senator Bridges even went
sb far as to indicate that he would
quit the isolationist bloc if the La-
Follette campaign continued.
Third Party Again
what Republican Senators cannot
get out of their minds is that Phil
LaFollette may be using the neutral-
ity fight to stage a comeback for
himself and his Third Party move-
ment. Nothing in recent political
history fell flatter than the LaFollette
Third Party, except possibly the sub-
sequent campaign of its main author
to be Governor of Wisconsin.
So you can't blame the Vanden-
berg-Bridges group for being sus-
picious when Phil and Bobrpropose to
set up a nationwide neutrality organ-
ization, with branches in every -city,
national headquarters in Washing-
ton and with Phil doing all the
An organization of this kind can
all too easily be turned into the nuc-
leus of a third party after the neu-
trality fight is over, and the Republi-
can group is not blind to that fact.
s Phil has given them enthusiastici
assurances that he will have no
trouble financing the campaign, and
it looks as, if the aid of Henry Ford
may be enlisted (even though Brother
Bob LaFollette's Civil Liberties Com-i
mittee has, been casting an eye on
some of Ford's labor policies.) .
Phil's organization is even being
called tentatively "The Vigilantes",
despite Brother Bob's vigorous inves-
tigation of vigilante organizations.-
So far this undercover dissensiont
has caused no serious or open rift ini
the isolationist ranks, but one thing
is certain. The GOP boys do not
intend to be pushed out of the lime-
light by any renegade Progressives
divorced from the Republican Party.
NO'TE-With 600,000 Poles in
Michigan and a reelection campaigni
next year, Vandenberg is taking ai
big chance in fighting embargo re-i
peal. This, plus his motley associ-
ates in the isolationist bloc-Pro-
gressives,. Farmer-Laborites, Demo-
crats-makes Vandenberg a most un-
Hitler And LaGuardia t
The President had a hard time
suppressing his mirth when Mayor
LaGuardia read him the resolution
of the Conference of Mayors, pledg-t
ing their silence on international af-
fairs during the European war. La-
Guardia headed the Mayors' delega-1
tion which went to the White House,
where Roosevelt read the resolution
with great solemnity.
Then, shaking with suppressed
laughter, the President said, "Of
course, Fiorello, that resolution ap-
plies to you, too."t
LaGuardia 'flushed, then grinned1
broadly and replied, "Yep, and I'm
taking the pledge right now. No
more dirty cracks at Hitler."
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passports are now held up have fin-
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