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Washington Merryc Go-Round




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Editorial Staff

Hervie Haufler
tAlvin Sarasohn
Paul M. Chandler
Karl Kessler
Milton Orshefsky
Howard A. Goldman
Laurence Mascott
Donald Wirtehafter
Esther Osser
Helen Carman

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S . . Editorial Director
* . . City Editor
. . . Associate Editor
Associate Editor
. . . Associate Editor
Associate Editor
.* . . . Sports Editor
. .Women's Editor
Exchange Editor

Business Staff
business Manager .
Assistant Business Manager
Women's Business Manager
Women's Advertising Manager

Irving Guttman
Robert Gilmour
Helen Bohnsack
Jane Krause

WASHINGTON--Prohibition, after being in
the limbo for eight years, again has a potent
lobby on Capitol Hill. The Women's Christian
Temperance Union and other Dry organiza-
tions have launched their most intensive cam-
paign since the one that put over the 18th
Amendment during the last war.
And they are using the same tactics. Con-
gress is being barraged with appeals to "protect"
soldiers and sailors by prohibiting the sale of
alcoholic beverages near military reservations.
Simultaneously, the heat is being put on state
legislatures to enact "local option" statutes.
The only thing new in the drive is its slogan.
This time it's "Defend the Defenders.'"
THE DRY CAMPAIGN is well organized. In
the last few weeks thousands of letters
have poured in on Congress. Some are written
on WCTU stationery, but most are form letters
signed by individuals obviously connected with.
Dry organizations. The arguments range from
Biblical allusions to an assertion that "alcohol
had its part in the downfall of France." One,
form letter going the rounds states:
"We certainly can commend Hitler on one
thing-his strict insistence on total abstinence
by his soldiers. We believe much of his suc-
cess is due to this."
Sour Puff
J OHN R. STEELMAN, dynamic chief of the
U.S. Labor Conciliation Service, is convinced
someone is trying to pull his leg-after reading
an article in . "Factory," a trade journal for
Entitled "Strikes that Didn't Happen," the
article says in part: 7 "Hats off to the U.S.
Conciliation Service! Last year alone these
labor trouble-shooters for Uncle Sam figured
quietly in 746 threatened strikes, settled 709 of
them without stoppage of work.
"By phoning National 6471 in Washington,"
the magazine, adds, "management of labor enn
get instant help."
You might think such a pretty conmpuient
would puff Steelman with pride. And so it
would, but for one slight detail. National 6471
is the phone number of a Washington ready-to-
wear clothing store.
said notl,ing in his report to Congress, but
he has quietly taken steps to plug up the inflow
of foreign propaganda via first-class mail.
Postal officials were able to seize and burn
fifteen tons of illegal literature under the au-
thority that permits inspection of second- and
third-class matter without a search warrant.
First-class mail, however, is immune from di-
rect investigation, can be examined only on a
search warrant.
Ordinarily this is . laborlous proceeding. But
thanks to the mass of matter that was seized,
Walker found a way to simplify the job. From
the seized material were obtained the names of
hundreds of persons in all parts of the country
who apparently are on Nazi, Fascist and Japan-
ese propaganda lists.
Henceforth, under an ordr quietly issued by
Walker, all 'foreign mail addressed to these in-
dividuals will be subject to a search warrant
examination, and if found illegal will be de-
This is not the most effective means of coping
with the foreign propaganda problem. It has
many loopholes. But until Congress arms postal
officials with the added authority Walker has
recommended, his order will afford some pro-
tection against this type of fifth columning.

va_- -
The editorials published in The Michi-
gan Daily are written by members of The
Daily staff and represent the views of the
writers only.

Praise For Senate
Scholarship Campaign

"0 "

PAIGN for alumni scholarship funds
in conjunction with Dr. Robbins' scholarship
committee merits the praise and assistance of
the entire campus.
It has been often said that for a University
of its importance and prestige, the scholarships
this schQol distributes to undergraduate students
are far too inadequate. Every reader is probably
acquainted with at least one deserving case
where a scholarship should be given. Faculty
men who award scholarships have been heard
to complain that theirs is a thankless task since
the meager funds available make it necessary
to refuse many qualified applicants badly *in
need of financial help.j
This situation was well-described by Dean
Kraus in the last President's report. He pointed
out that "even though a rugged constitution can
withstand the strain of four years of self-support
and study, it is still economically wasteful to
have exceptional or brilliant students substitut-
ing dishwashing for hours in the library or lab-
oratory. To no small extent the future of much
in America is dependent on the superior stu-
dents in the colleges of the country. Ability and
superiority are found just as often among the
poor as among the more fortunate rich. A large
increase in scholarship funds would mike pos-
sible a substantial investment in superior stu-
dents in our college. It is well to remember
that investment in human futures is not sub-
j et to depressions or stock manipulation."
We hope that the alumni will understand the
need and cooperate generously.
SELVES, the Senate has gained a new im-
portance among campus institutions. The old
cry "What good is the Senate" has lost any
validity it may have had. Now, this body has
a justification for respect which equals that of
any other student organization. Special credit
in this connection should be given to several
faculty men who are responsible for this present
campaign. Prof. Arthur Smithies suggested the
program last Spring and in the last few months
Deain Lloyd Woodburne and Prof. Van Duren
did much of the preparatory work.
The Daily wishes those conducting this im-
portant campaign the greatest success and prom-
ises its fullest support towards, the fulfillment
of their objectives.f
- Alvin Dann
'Bull Sessions'
That Bear Fruit .. .
F taught me that a bull-session, de-
spite its virile and lusty name, is generally as
weak a thing as some rare plant-both require
unusual environmental conditions before they
will bear any fruit. Most bull-sessions tend to
break into vain and unproductive bickerings be-
cause neither side -has "facts" that the other
will accept.
Something of a relief from these stalemates
is offered tonight when the Wesleyan Guild
Shegins its serie of driissions nnen to stuients

Mexican Toreador
AFTER the tortures of the lease-lend bill fight,
Washington is looking forward to a little
comic relief with the visit of the bull-fighting
brother of the President of Mexico.
Maximino Avila Camacho is the hombre who
wanted Henry Wallace to come to the State
of Pueblo, -of which Maximino was the governor,
to witness a full fight in his private ring. Vege-
tarian-minded Wallace ducked the invitation,
dropped in instead for a brief and fight-less
visit. Maximino will go first to Havana, then
to Nassau for a visit with the Duke of Windsor,
then to Washington late this month for a real
social whirl.
Martin's Successor
lican state chairmen, following Representa-
tive Joe Martin's announcement that he would
resign as National Chairman, has resulted in
certain general conclusions by these highly
practical politicos.
As revealed by The Washington Merry-Go-
Round, the state chairmen have developed an.
informal organization, particularly in the Mid-
dle West, whereby they confer among them-
selves on' party matters. At a secret powwow
preceding the recent Omaha meeting, they de-
cided to press for the selection of one of their
group as Martin's successor. Later view-swap-
ping led to the following informal understanding:
1. To avoid saying or doing anything publicly
that would engender factionalism, or fan the
strife within the party over Wendell Willkie.
The state chairmen will try to keep out of any
inner scrap over the 1940 standard-bearer.
2. To press for installing a state chairman in
a key executive post in national headquarters,
either as National Chairman or as Executive
Director, in the event a successor to Martin is
not immediately chosen for fear of a factional
3. Not to allow personal ambition to lead to
any strife among them.
GOP chiefs generally are of the opinion that
despite Martin's announcement and his urgent
desire to step out, he will not be allowed to quit
for the present. The belief is that a fight over
the chairmanship at this time might result in a
serious party split, and that to avoid this danger
Martin will be persuaded to stay on, although
his resignation may be nominally accepted.
lionilnie Says
THE PRESSURE of the imponderable facts of
life upon us, the vastness of forces now be-
ing let loose in the world, and the bald injus-
tices which leap forth from every morning pa-
per, cause men of very diverse training and ex-
perience to "pray about it" or to pray for them-
selves. What may this mean for a student?
One of the world's greatest biologists writes
in the current READERS DIGEST, "The in-
fluence of prayer upon the human mind and
body is as demonstrable as that of the secreting
glands." By prayer a man may increase his
private personal significance. Prayer involves
intense mental concentration. By this disci-
pline, kept up day after day as a normal part
of a program of work and social interchange,
one can learn to set non-essentials aside, give
relevant matters the central place and move
habitually among higher values. In this phase
of prayer we deal with'the self in its unfoldment.
large measure depends upon forces beyond
his conscious control. Some of these forces,
the native energy of the body, for example, re-
spond only after continued mental effort. Hence
prayer may seem to be a human result rather
than a Divine cause. There is reason for debate
just here as in the case of learning to swim by
swimming or to sing by singing. The essential
impulse to accomplish the art of singing or
swimming or praying should be accepted as de-
pendent upon the way we fit action to the wish.
The student will at once recognize that fit-
ting that act to the wish or to the goal-in-view

requires learning, use of the accumulated experi-
ence of others and perhaps requires that one
submit himself to instruction in the art. All
about us are trained ministers of religion, age-
old litanies, practices through which the saints
have evolved, customs wlcch have been the tu-
tors of millions and the solace of mankind.
Have we taken time to master the elementary
lessons of the Jewish worshippers, to discover
the beauties conserved in Orthodox rituals, to
join with Catholic devotee in the sacred Mass,
to open the Holy Scripture for ourselves with
the later Christians, to look into the deep rever-
ence with which the Moslem repeatedly bows,
or to make any inquiry as to the refinements
of soul which religious Humanists find in the
contemplation of truth as one with God? Only
after we have mastered primer lessons through
some given discipline may we vote intelligently
upon this question "What may prayer mean?"
R. Southey has given the introductory condi-
"Not what I would, O Lord, I offer Thee,
Alas! but what I can.
Four things, which are in Thy treasure,
I lay before Thee, Lord, with this petition:
My nothingness, my wants, my sin, and my

4-!i fth« liierst s three
eXciavania1 n m gy pt, tbe M41
seum of Art and Archaeology leas
assembled a number of late Roman
grave stelae, which have been mount-
ed in the West Gallery /of the Rack-
ham Building. The stelae present some
interesting problems, chief being the
survival of ancient pagan symbols
well into the Christian time of the
fourth and fifth centuries. The jack-
al of Anubis and the hawk of Horus

SUNDAY, MARCH. 9, 1941
VOL. L. No. 111
Publication in the Daily Official
Bulletin is constructive notice to all
members of the University.
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to students
Wednesday afternoon, March 12, from
4 to 6 o'clock.

are frequently present, as is the sac- To residents

of the Pittsburgh,I

'pA1'i. ire.

red bark or raft. On many of the p
stelae is a figure with upraised armse
in the traditional gesture of prayer.C
But, as 'Mr. Peterson remarks ina
his notes, this is similar to the olda
hieroglyphic symbol of the Ka, or sur-£
viving soul. This Ka, in the oldesta
graves. was given real food for sus-c
tenance. On these are pictures of suchr
food. The stelae are usuaily in-f
scribed with the name of the deadc
and his age. In one or two instancesC
there was an effacement of the origi-t
nal name and a new one substituted.i
individual expression of one con'-
munity, Kom Abu Billu, at a partic-
ular time. They reperesent the Grae-
co-Roman aesthetic tradition as the
clothing of an older iconography as it
survived, in what was rapidly becom-
ing, a Christian milieu. That these
stelae were Christian or not may be7
definitely determined. What is ob-
vious is the continuation of ancient
tradition and opinion. Whether the
old religion of the dynasties had be-
come merely a formula and tradition-
al obeisance, like the phrase in the
death notice 'Died in the faith of
the Lord,' or whether it was still
vital in a changed form is also not
to be determined precisely. Probably
it was the latter, for one knows that
the times were obsessed with religious
The stelae are of two general types,
a deep-cut relief and a shallow-cut.
tost of the stones show substantial
traces of the original paint. This
raises the eternal question of painted
sculpture; to judge from these pieces,
one is rather inclined to feel that
sculptor lost immeasurably when it
abandoned the paint pot. About the
cutting of the stones in these pieces
there is a spontaneity andsbravura
quality that is most ingratiating.
These late Roman objects may seem
but decadent reminiscences of the
great manner of fifth century At-
tica. Yet there is a freshness and
directness which suggests that the
right word for description might bet-
ter be transitional. One may wonder
if similar products from our own
transitional - or moribund - cul-
ture could still hold in themselves
merit and interest after fifteen hun-
dred years.
y- John Maxon
Irving Berlin is about as versatile a
popular lyricist as we have today. He
can write you a brazen "Slummin' On
Park Avenue" or a self-satisfied "God
Bless America" without so much as a
noticeable tongue in his cheek. In
what apparently are his latest mani-
festations he is concerned with man's
future in an optimistic musical de-
claration that takes two forms: a
sweet, simple ballad of "A Little Old
Church In England," and a rhythmic
brassy ride about "When that Man
(Satan) is Dead and Gone." Glenn
Miller does the recording for Victor,
and provides some interesting eccles-
iastical effects on the first side that
compensate for some particularly
inane lyrics. With the aid of Tex
Beneke and The Modernaires, the
B side is a rousing story of the con-
quest of original sin.
Glenn has also recorded two more
new tunes: I Dreamt I Dwelt In Har-
lem and A Stone's Throw From Heav-
en. Both are treated with typical
Miller smoothness. The first side is
enlivened by some tricky orchestral
background. Ray Eberle warbles the
Enric Madiguera made his disc de-
but with Victor this week pairing
Un Dos Tres Un Dos, a rumba, and
Un Momento, a bolero by Alberto Do-
minguez, Mexican responsible for

Frenesi and Perfidia. A chattering or-
chestral background makes the, first
number; the second is a well-exe-
cuted piece of nostalgia that is less
cloying than Dominguez' other two
This week, too, Leo Reisman re-
leased a novel "samba" (whatever it
is, it isn't in this observer's diction-
ary) of I Yi, Yi Yi, a joyous stut-
tering of the high-spirits that only
romance can justify. Sara Horn does
an obvious but appropriate vocal. The
other side is a good dreamy predom-
inantly reed affair, Boa Noite, that
features a lulling Anita Boyer.
Vaughan Monroe's Victor contri-
bution of the week couples a slow-
drag blues ballad, Racing With The
Moon, with a jumpy fox-trot, Re-

Pennsylvania area: Through the gen-
erosity of the University of Michigan
Club of Pittsburgh, there is avail-
able for the year 1941-42 one schol-
ayship providing free tuition in the
School of Business Administration for
a resident of the Pittsburgh area
tvho meets the qualifications for ad
mission to the School. These quali-
fications include either a bachelor's
degree (bachelor or arts or bachelor
of science) from a recognized insti-
tution and satisfactory preparation
in the principles of economics, or
satisfaction of requirements for ad-
mission under the Combined Curricu-
lum in Letters or Engineering and
Business Administration.
An application should consist of a
letter from the candida:e, offering
at least two references accompanied
by an official transcript of the col-
lege record ,of thsapplicant. Ap-
plications should be directed to the
Dean of the School of Busmess Ad-
ministration, University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor. They will be received up
to June 1, and the award v ill be
in:,de by June J0.
The Alumnae Council is again
offering the Lucy Elliott Fellowship
to women who wish to continue their
studies in the graduate field. Any
woman- with an A.B. degree from a
recognized College or University is
eligible to apply. A graduate from
the University of Michigan may use
the award on any campus of her
choice, but a graduate of any other
College or University must continue
!per work at Michigan. Applications
are available at the office of the Dean
of Women, and must be returned by
March 15. Appointment will be made
April 15. The award carries a sti-
Pend of $300.00.
To All Interested Male Students:
Lieutenant Orville B. Bergren, U.S.
Marine Corps, will be present at Naval
ROTC Headquarters, North Hall Mon-
day morning to meet applicants de-
siring information relative to train-
ing for commissions in the Marine
Corps Reserve.
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts, School of Music, and School
of Education: Students who received
marks of I or X at the close of their
last term of attendance (viz., semes-
ter of summer session) will receive a
grade of E in the course unless this
work is made up by March 17. Stu-
dents wishing an extension of time
beyond this date should file a peti-
tion addressed to the appropriate
official in their school with Room
4 U.H., where it will be transmitted.
Robert L. Williams,
Assistant Registrar
The University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information
has received notice of the following
Michigan Civil Service Examinations.
Last date for filing application is

Political Science 51 (Prof. Cun-
annon's s'ection) make-up will be
given Monday afternoon, March 10,
at 1:30 p.m. in room 2035 Angell Hall.
Physics 25 and Physics 71: Make
lp Final Examinations will be given
Tuesday, March 11, in Room 202,
West Physics Building, beginning at
2 p.m.
Faculty Concert: Hardin Van Deur-
sen, Baritone, and Mary Fishburne,
Pianist, will present a concert at 4:15
p.m. today in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre. Mr. Van leursen will be
accompanied by Ava Comin Case. The
recital will be open to the general
Student Graduation Recital: John
Wheeler, '41, Pianist will give a
recital at 8:00 p.m. today in
the Lydia Mendelssohn Theare.
His program, complimentary to the
general public, is in partial fulfill-
ment of the requirements for the
Bachelor of Music degree. Mr. Wheel-
er is a student of Prof. Joseph Brink-
University Symphony Orchestra
Concert: Arthur Hackett, Tenor, will
ppear as soloist with the University
Symphony Orchestra in a concert at
8:30 p.m. Monday, March 10, in Hill
Auditorium. No admission 'fee will
be required.
Organ Recital: Palmer Christian,
Organist, will present a recital at
1:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in
Hill Auditorium. The program will
consist of works by contemporary
composers who have found inspira-
tion in the Gregorian plain-chant.
The recital will be complimentary to
the general public.
Faculty Concert: A miscellaneous
program of chamber music will be
presented Thursday, March 13, at
4:15 p.m. in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre by members of the faculty
of the School of Music, assisted by
members of the University of Michi-
gan Little Symphony. Those por-
ticipating in the concert, which will
be open to the general public, include:
Arthur Hackett, tenor; Wassily Be-
sekirsky, violinist; Mabel Rhead,
pianist; William Stubbins, clarinet-
is t; and from the Little Symphony,
ItaloaFrajola, Spec.Grad.S.M., violin;
Vladimer Lukashuk, 42M, violin;
SamdKurlandskyG Grad, viola; Wi-
liam Golz, '41E, violoncello; and Jos-
eph White, Grad.S.M. French horn.
Exhibition, College of Architecture
and Design: A collection of drawings
in various phases of Design from
Pratt Institute in New York, and an
exhibition of the last semester's work
in Design by students of the College,
are being shown in the third floor ex-
hibition room, Architecture Building.
Open daily 9 to 5, except Sunday,
through Mar. 10. The public is in-
Exhibitions: Ceramics and Bronzes
from Siam. The Neville Collection.
March 5-15, 2-5 p.m., Rackham
Stelae from Kom Abu Billu. From
the University's excavation in Egypt.
March 5-15, 2-5' p.m., Rackham
Ancient Chinese Bronze Mirrors.
March 5-15, 2-5 p.m., Rackham
University Lecture: Dr. Edgar
Allen, Professor of Anatomy at Yale
University School of Medicine, will
lecture on the subject, "The Ovaries
and Their Hormones," under the
auspices of the Department of Ana-
tomy of the Medical School at 4:15

p.m. on Friday, March 14, in the
RackhamLecture Hall. The lecture
Sis open to the public and members
of the Michigan Academy of Science
are especially invited.
University Lecture: Dr. George D.
Birkhoff, Perkins Professor of Mathe-
matics, Harvard University, will lec-
ture on the subject of "Aesthetic
Measure" under the auspices of the
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts,
and Letters at 4:15 p.m. on Friday,
March 14, in the Natural Science
Auditorium. The public is cordially
University Lecture: Ernesto Galar-
za, Chief of the Division of Labor
and Social Information, Pan-Ameri-
can Union, will lecture on the sub-
ject of "Economic and Social Effects
of the War on Inter-American Re-
lations" under the auspices of the
University Committee on Defense
Issues at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, March
17, in the Rackham Lecture Hall. The
public is cordially invited.
University Lecture: George H. Sa-
hine, Professor of Philosonhv. The

room 207 Economics Build-



City Editor's





Please let me set you straight on a few things.
Not "one" of the Ruthven's guests but four of
them frenched the presidential bed. (Two look-
outs and two short-sheet special'i ts!)
Furthermore, not one of the four "tripped up
the stairs..' They were all quite nonchalant,
and spent a good three-quarters of an hour
sipping tea with some pretty gals before they
leisurely walked upstairs to get their coats. -
After the "deed" was done the four came
downstairs, thanked Dr. Ruthven for an ex-
citing tea (he's a swell egg), patted Eleanor to
keep her on friendly terms, and dashed home.
Consider thi sas "official verification" if you
like, for I am one of
considered by Congress. For these facts the
students will be able to turn to experts in the
field of labor problems.
IN THE DISCUSSION of "The World in Con-
flict" such issues as conscription of wealth
and men, aid to Britain and war-profiteering
will be considered. Adult resource leaders will
include Col. Ambro C. Pack, director of the
local draft board, and John Marvin, editor of
"The Christian Advocate." Each group will have
exnert leaders-union heads for the labor sec-


Practical Nurse Cl, salary $95.
Cook Cl, salary $95.
Cook B2, salary $105.
Cook A2, salary $115.
Cook Al, salary $140.
Complete announcements on file at
the Bureau, 201 Mason Hall. Office
hours: 9-12 and 2-4.
"Summer Jobs: There are available
several summer camp positions for
doctors, nurses and cooks. If quali-
fied and interested, please get in
touch with the Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information,
201 Mason Hall, hours 9-12, 2-4.
Summer Jobs: Will the students
on the campus who are interested in
summer positions please \take care
of their registration this week. We
are asking this in order to bring their
records up to date and render serv-
ice to them. Forms may be obtained
at the Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information, 201 Mason
Academic Notices
Biological Chemistry Seminar will
be held Monday, March 10, at 7:30
p.m., in Room 319, West Medical
Building. Subject: Gluconeogene-
sis from Fat." All interested are in-
Bacteriology seminar, Monday,
March 10, at 8:00 p.m., Room 1564
East Medical Building. Subject:

April 2, 1941..
Student Prison Social
salary, $85.
Institution Recreation
B, salary $105.
Institution Recreation
A2, salary $115.

Worker A.

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