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T HE MICHIGAN DAILYT DEC,

Student Cross-Section Survey:
,Campus Poll Reveals Attitude
Toward Aiperican War Policy

New Michigan
Marching Song
Is NowReady

ASSOCIATED PRESS

PIOCTURE

04 E V4,A%6-J

How quickly can Japan be forced
to sue for peace?
To this question and seven others
a 15 per cent sample of student war
opinion in the lit school gave their
answers, Prof. Theodore M. Newcomb
of the sociology department announ--
ced today.
A three to two majority favored an
answer of "more than one year." One
and one half per cent said "never,"
and a large number-mostly women-
were uncertain.-i
Cross-Section Gained
Tabulation was conducted so as to
accurately represent a cross-section
of student opinion; class, college, and
home residence all being' factors for
consideration.
Following' is a -4ist of the other
questions:
2. How should American effort be
divided, as between the Far East and
European theaters of war?
There was a three to one majority
in favor of continuing all aid to Brit-
ain and Russia. Since the men voted
a two to one majority and the women
a four and one half to one, Professor
Newpomb suggested that "perhaps
men are more 'realistic'."
3. Would you approve of American
or Russian bombings of civilians in
Japan?
The results on this were 50-50 for
the entire college.
Restrictions Favored
' 4. Should speaking in opposition to
our war effort be permitted in the
United States?
A slight majority favored "present
restrictions only." Ten per cent
checked "under no conditions."
5. To what extent is your support
of America's war effort limited be-
cause of the feeling that a wiser policy
on the part of the Roosevelt adminis-
tration could have kept us out of war?
A three to one majority voted "not
at all." Eight per cent checked "lim-
ited greatly."
6. Would you willingly accept as-
signment to any job for which you are

fitted-for example, in a work camp "Hail Michigan," the University's
-if such a policy should be decided newest song, by Claudius G. Pendill,
upon by the government? '13, of Newburyport, Mass., is off the
Three out of four said "yes." Wo- presses.
men voted "yes" by a four to one ma- Rn
jority, men with a two and one half Release of the new song was an-
to one. nounced yesterday by .the publisher,
'Realistic' Women Mrs. Minnie Maes Root, of Ann
7. To what extent has public sup- Arbor. Composed in 1939, "Hail
port f America's war effort been the Michigan" is dedicated to the Uni-
result of propaganda and "doctored"'versityBo
newsy Band. A cut of the band in
One-fourth said "very largely." "M" formation with an insert of
Professor Newcomb said "since more Conductor William D. Revelli, adorns
'.. '_... . .A . 7

men said scarcely at all, perhaps
women answered this question more
'realistically'."
8. What should national policy to-
wards organized labor be during the
war?
Three to two voted for greater re-
striction than at present. Men were
more for encouragement and women
for ::estriction.
This tabulation applies only to the
Lit School; the other colleges will be1
tabulated as soon as possible. Pro-
fessor Newcomb intends to condpct
several more polls during the next
few months in order to note any shift
in student opinion. p
Highlights"
On Campus
Toda y...O
"Labor in the Defense of Ameri-
ca" w 1l be the topic of a talk by Roy
Lancaster, representative of the Fur
and L.eather Workers Union, at a
meeting of the American Student
Union 8 r m. today at the Union. C
Iancaster will point out the ef-
fects that the new developments
with ;Japan will have en the labor
movement. He,-will also analyze a
strike situation and the Smith Bill.
Lancaster is the former organizer
for the youth division of Labor's
Non-Partisan League.
The initial showing in Ann Arbor
of the sound-color motion picture
"Symphony of Young America,"
which was filmed at the National
Music Camp last summer, will be
given in the amphi'theater of the
Rackham Building from 1:15 to 1:37
p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13. According
to Joseph E. Maddy, president, of the
Music Camp, all former National
Music Camp students and other inter-
ested persons are invited to attend
,:.his admission free movie
Geared for a 27-match schedule,
the Naval ROTC rifle team, under
the leadership of captain Art
Themson, '44E, w'll shoot its first
match cf the season tomorrow
against Naval ROTC teams from
Yale and Rennselaer Polytechnic
Institute.
Shooting for the Michigan team,
which is coached by Lt. K. S. Shook,
U.S.N., will be Captain Thomson,
Mait Comb, '44E, Mort Hunter, '44,
Bob Begle, '43, Jack Hayes, '44E,
Caleb Warner, '44E, Harry Miller,
44E, Nelson Upthegrove, 44E, and
Tom Geiger, '44.

the cover page which was designed
by Don West, '43E.
"Hail Michigan" has been featured
in past programs by the band and
Varsity Glee Club and will be heard
in later concerts and field appear-
ances of the band. It ranks with
"Fight Men of Michigan" and "Var-
sity" and promises to be one of
Michigan's outstanding marches.
The publication of "Hail Michi-
gan" by Mrs. Root climaxes a career
of more than 30 years devoted to
developing University songs. When
she first came to Ann Arbor to found
the University Music House, the only
publications existing were a sheet
:nusic version of "The Victors" and
3 small song book called "The Yel-
low and the Blue."
In 1904 "The Michigan University
Song Book," published by a New
York firm and edited by Franklin
Wagner, '99, '01-04, appeared. It
was not until 1913, five years after
the start of the Union Operas, that
Mrs. Root fulfilled the requests of
the students and compiled the first
edition of "Michigan's Favorite Col-
lege Songs."
The 1913 edition included the music
from the first five operas. Since
then eight editions have been re-
teased, and the book has grown from
160 pages to more than 280. It now
includes views of campus buildings
as well as the music
l -
* HOMEWORK FOR PARENTS:
give yourchitd
GOOD LIGHT for studying

P R I N C E ! N C a M M A N D _.Prince Bertil (left), third
son of Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden. and twice a visitor
to the United States, commands a motor torpedo boat of the
Swedish navy in a trial spin, Man at right is unidentified.

SUSPENSE AND SUSPENSION-only thin air--
and you know how thin that is-separates Evelyn Chandler from
the floor as she does a "butterfly," one of ice skating's most dif-
Vieult feats, in New York. She's oerforminit with lee Follies of 1942,

4

ocal Goal Set
Igy. Red Cross!
County War Relief Fund
Drive Opens Monday

The Washtenaw chapter of the
American Red Cross yesterday an-
nounced it would begin a gigantic
campaign Monday designed to raise
$19,000 from this county for war re-
lief purposes in a national effort
which has set 50 million dollars as its
minimum mark.-'
The quota is the largest the localI
chapter has ever been called upon to
raise.
Announcement of the drive was
made by a telegram sent from the
national Red Cross office. A portion
of the telegram stated: "Chapters'
should at once devote full efforts to
raising their quotas in the shortest
possible time. We must not and shall
not fail in this crisis."
At the same time, Mrs. Merle Malin,
chapter executive secretary, announ-
ced that an increased local program
is under way for Ann Arbor. This will
include speed-ups in production cf
clothing, home service work, instruc-
t on and other services, she st'ated.
UJnion's Travel Board
Offers Rides Home

E enie, meenie, minie, moe.
what size bulb will Mary
pick? Don't depend on hap-
hafard lampbselection. Choose
an I.E.S. Studv lamp for your
child, fitted with a I 50.-att
bulb. (We do not sell these
lanmps. See them on display
at your dealer's today.) The
IDetroit Edison Company

/I

V 1 _C T O R-Pres. Htginio
Morinigo of Paraguay' is credited
with having defeated a bloodless
coup d'etat of pro-Axis origins
after a three-day. late Novom
her, crisis in his country,

B R! T A 1 N' S N A V A L S T R 4 N G 'H O L DiNo evidence of widespread defense setup and
fortifications appears in this new view of Singapore. Britain's naval base. taken by Deane Dickason.1

I

Students desiring rides or passen-
gers to any part of the country
Christmas vacation may post notices
to that effect on the travel board
in the main lobby of the Union be-
ginning today.
Cards may be obtained any time
before December 19 in the Union Stu-
dent Offices: Only notices bearing a
Union stamp will be allowed on the
board.
Every vacation hundreds of stu-
dents use this method of getting to-
gether to share expenses for trips to
Florida, New York, California and all
other states in the nation.
The only requirement, according to
Bob Burstein, '43, of the Union Exec-
utive Council, is that both drivers
akd passengers must sign a statement
which absolves the Union from any
responsibility in case of an accident
on any of the trips.
JINGLE
BALL
C A -r I n 11A\ / r

:For C ristm as -
A copy of Michigan's favorite
College Songs and the New March.
HMAILlMICHIGAN
JUST OFF THE PRESS
For Sale at
WAHR'S . . . GRINNELL BROS
ULRICH'S . . .'FOLLETT'S
Published by M rs. Minnie Maes Root

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BREAK THE R U L E S--Despite the prohibitions against
such displays in Japanese-controlled Shanghai. Chinese urchins
wave the flag of the Chiang Kai-shek regime in Chungking. Such
flags fly. too, in the Shanghai international settlement. I

D A T E W I T H A B 0 W L-Bob McDonough of West Or-
ange, N. J., tackle with the Duke team that meets Oregon State,
shows the determination with which he hopes to help Duke curt
down Oregon State when teams tangle in Rose Bowl on New
Year's Day.

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