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TH MICHIG~-a~a A N~LaI. t DALY .



t .t vClly /IFi, AU'Y G

Emile Gel .
Alvin Dann .
David Lachenbruct
Jay McCormick
Hal Wilson
Arthur Hill
Janet Hiatt.
Grace Miller
Virginia Mitchell
Daniel H. Huyett
James B. Collins
Louise Carpenter
Evelyn, Wright

Editorial Staff
. . . . . Managing Editor
. . . . .Editorial Director
h .City Editor
. . . Associate Editor
. . . . . Sports Editor
. . . Assistant Sports Editor
. . . . . Women's Editor
* . . Assistant Women's Editor
. . . . Exchange Editor
Business Staff
. . . . Business Manager
. . Associate Business Manager
. . Women's Advertising Manager
* Women's Business Manager

The editorials published in-rThe Michigan
Daily are written by members of The Daily
staff and represent the views of the writers
Tag Day
For America . .
TOMORROW there's gping to be an-
other Tag Day on caipus.
But it will be without any of the traditions
behind similar drives for funds. As a matter of
fact, it will be the first campaign of its kind
ever to be held at this University or any other
in the entire nation.
The purpose of this drive is one that has been
in front of every American since last Dec. 7.
A war has been declared on the United States,
this war and its inciters must be fought, and its
fighting must be financed. Defense bonds are
the most direct way open to the ordinary civilian
desiring to aid his country in its time of sacri-
THE PURPOSE of tomorrow's Tag Day, there-
fore, is to sell enough defense 'stamp albums
so that every student and faculty member will
be a participant in the United States' greatest
effort. The albums, holding 50 10-cent stamps,
will be sold for a dime with one stamp already
mounted in every one. They are planned for fu-
ture purchasers of Series E defense bonds, which
mature in 10 yeais to $25 after an initial invest-
ment of $18.75.
The defense bond campaign is an emergency
development of the government's postal savings
plan in 1935. Up to 1941, Americans had placed
nearly $4,000,000,000 with the government, the
largest single investment in any security. But
the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has awak-
ened further interest in America from Ameri-
cans and the amount collected since that surprise
raid is overwhelming testimony to its citizens'
The stamps which will be sold tomorrow rep-
resent the smallest possible contribution to the
war effort that any man or woman can make.
Other stamps in 25-cent, 50-cent, $1 and $5 de-
nominations also offer a quick and convenient
way to exchange your current savings for defense
N ITS BROAD ASPECTS, tomorrow's drive is
designed to introduce the University of Mich-
igan to the "savings habit." Ann Arbor stores
will ask customers to "Take your change in de-
fense stamps" while campus orgapizations will
contribute individually in addition to their work
in the Tag Day campaign.
Adopted ,by the Federal government as the
most fit syniboi for this defense-bond drive, the
minute-man is a veicran of America's first great
trial. At that time he made his stand with a
flintlock and powder-horn, but his duties were
relatively simple. Today he needs guns, tanks,
planes, battleships, and production lines. It's
up to you to see that he isn't forced to fight with
a flintlock again.
Dan Behrman

To the Editor:
WITH the increasing number of college boys
in army camps, university women are con-
jecturing about the possibility of a "woman's
world." Inasmuch as the educated logically are
the leaders in this country, and the men will not
return to colleges for a number of years, women
will have an educational advantage. In spite of
this (remote, I admit) possibility of a "woman's
world," women students have not been accepting
the responsibility that has necessarily been
thrust upon them. In general, university women
may be classified into three distinct groups,
only one of which approaches the ideal.
The first group is determined to "have one
last fling," to forget all of the ugliness that is to
come. These women want to marry the "boy
next-door" before he goes away, and consider
returning to school-perhaps. They feel strongly
about the war, but they are inclined to drama-
tize instead of acting constructively.
Another group does not concern itself with
the war effort. They do not listen to news
broadcasts or interrupt their study for a blue-
book to listen to President Roosevelt, because
they are sublimely confident that we will win
eventually, and that they can then be the leaders
in a possible reconstruction.
THE LAST GROUP most nearly approaches
the ideal. They evidence an active interest
in news developments without becoming hyster-
ical or dramatic. They plan to study even
harder than before and plan to enlist in defense
training courses. Although they may never have
to make a practical use of that first-aid train-
ing, they will be much more content to stay in
the miniature university world if they believe
that they are actively aiding in the war effort.
The university woman must realize that her
actions should be motivated not by what she
wants but by what the United States needs. If
each of us thinks only of that wedding which
must be postponed, America will not be able to
present a strong, united front. It is quite possi-
ble that women students will accept their re-
sponsibility within a short period of time. Many
were blindly patriotic at the outbreak of war,
determined to leave school to become air-raid
wardens. Now that the first shock has passed,
many realize the importance of a sublimation
in work and study, not only for the United
States but also for themselves.
-- Anonymous Coed
A Contemptible Outrage
FOR PURE unadulterated gall, 42 members
of the United States Senate have set an all-
time record even for that body, never altogether
free from brash venality.
With every man, woman and child in America
being urged and forced where necessary, by law,
to make sacrifices that we may win the war,
with the youth of our land offering up their
lives-these Senators take advantage of the
people's concentration elsewhere to vote them-
selves fat pensions!
With the most disgraceful exhibition of legis-
lative poltroonery ever written on our books by
their trading with price bills and dodging of the
inflation issue; with taxation soaring because
of their selfishness and ignorance; with the
people asked to bend their backs to a new load
of a hundred billion dollars to save this Nation-
all they can think of is the fattening of their
own purses.
They want a pension-and have voted for it-
because they are "employees" of the Govern-
SINCE WHEN did the Congress of the United
States become employees of the Government?
Have they played the role of White House bell
hops so many years, begging for hand-outs,
and trading what principles they pretend to
possess for patronage, that they now consider

themselves employees?
Congress IS-or should be-the Government-
one branch of it. Senators and Representatives
are the representatives of the people and, there-
fore, ARE the Government.
This congressional pension racket has been
attempted before but has been burned away
each time by the white hot anger of an aroused
But the racketeers are at it again, in the hope
that the public mind and heart and soul must
needs be elsewhere in this darkest hour of our
national life.
So grab while the grabbing is good!
Compared to some, mjiembers of the United
States Senate, Barabbas. was an. honest man.
He did not pretend to be a statesman and a
The Detroit Free Press
has reached Michigan. University professors will
talk to soldiers in nearby army camps to make
clear the reasons for' fighting.
The second criticism is refuted when one ex-
amines the list of University faculty members
who will speak to the soldiers. They are Profes-
sors Lawrence Preuss of the political science de-
partment, Dwight Dummond, Howard Ehrmann,
Robert MacDowell and Preston Slosson of the
history department. These men are competent
teachers whom students enjoy hearing. Super-
ficial chauvinistic propaganda will not be used
by these men. The results of the program will
undoubtedly be greater understanding and clar-
ity of purpose in fighting. Our soldiers will not
only know how to fight but why they are fight-
We have watched the spread of the idea of

The Reply Clwrlish
am not addicted to press agenting for anyone,
but like most of us I am passing fond of good
hot music, and when there is a guy available
not far away who plays same about as well as
any headliner-who in fact is not a headliner
entirely by his own free choice-I am glad to
pass the word on, in the twin hope that he will
make some money, which he rates, and that I
may have a chance to sit somewhere around
here and listen to him play some more.
Some of you may have read mycolumn last
year about Paul Hillman, the blind accordion
player I heard in Adrian one week-end. I
caught him there again last Saturday night,
and this time he'll be there long enough for
somebody around here to do something about
it. Last year he was heading back to St. Louis,
where his wife and kids live, and he didn't know
for sure when he'd be back. Now he tells me he'll
be in Adrian until about the middle of March,
and that means he's available, and Paul being
available means that instead of buying disks of
schmaltz bands, the lovers of honest jazz in
Ann Arbor can hear somebody who is in his own
way the equal of Art Tatum. Hazel Scott, or
Teddy Wilson any day of the week.
DON'T KNOW for sure how these things
happen. I can talk to the social chairman
in my own house, and plug for Paul to play at
one of the dances. But names mean a lot to
social chairmen, and besides I'm afraid that if
Paul played for a dance there wouldn't be any
dancing-people would sit down on the floor
and listen. Right enough, too. When I heard
Tatum this fall in New York, playing a night
spot job at Kelly's Stables, there wasn't even a
Hill Auditorium cough to disturb the quiet.
When a clientele which is for the most part.
half-seas-over can keep from hiccuping or drop-
ping a pin during an hour of fine piano work,
that's music. Paul deserves the same treatment.
He doesn't get it all the time at the Schoolcraft
in Adrian, because of course there is no cover
charge, and the beers are only a dime, and some
of the Saturday night crowd like their Popo-
catepeti, as my worthy confrere would say, but
when Paul rides on Milenberg Joys, or Copen-
hagen, or any of the numbers he calls pigeon-
hole tunes, because when a band wants to find
out just how good it is, it must take on one of
those great standards as the test, the joint
jumps, merchants and all.
MAYBE a lot of what's good about Paul comes
from that very self-chosen lack of big name
in his makeup. During the day he carries his
up along and plays on the streets of Adrian,
but his wage rate per block would knock any
union scale right on the head. His comments
on the great swing musicians are mostly to the
effect that success standardizes their product.
He admires the best of them for what they
were, and for what they could be if they didn't
have a steady public that demanded a certain
fixed type of stuff from them. Paul himself has
chosen music as the important thing-he plays
jazz the way it gets played only in joints, neverI
in smart spots. There is no sorghum in Paul,
but on the other hand there is none of that
esoteric toughness affected by lesser lights.
When finally the evening begins to taper off,
Paul plays tunes for people to sing, and though
he will rag anything schmaltzy earlier in the
evening, he will sing along with the fat lady
who has the fine soprano voice, the bar tenors,
all the people who like to sing just before we
all clear out and go home. A very healthy com-
bination of artist and human being, Paul, and
a fine person to know and listen to. Well, I
can't just go on talking about him, because in
the last run you can't write words that really
tell anything about jazz, but I'd like to see
him come here for awhile and play for us. He
asked me what about street musicians, and I
didn't know, I'd appreciate a letter from some-
one in authority about that, and I'll pass it
along to Paul. To the beer garden owners, I
say you can't beat him as a draw card once the
grapevine starts working. And to the social
chairman I say his address is Paul Hillman,
Accordionist, Schoolcraft Hotel, Adrian, Michi-

gan. So long until soon.
Drew Pearso
RobertS Alleg
WASHINGTON-Charles Augustus Lindbergh
will remember for a long time his talk with
Secretary of War Henry Stimson on the ques-
tion of re-entering the Army. It was kind of
an interview.
When the America First champion wrote to
Lt.-Gen. "Hap" Arnold, Army air chief, offering
his services to the Army, he was very hopeful
of regaining the colonelcy he had angrily dis-
carded in the heat of his isolationist crusade. He
wrote this letter, instead of formally applying
for reinstatement of his commission, on the ad-
vice of certain friends, some of them in the Air
They counseled Lindbergh that he first feel
out his prospects before going on record as ask-
ing for a commission.
THE TALK took place in Stimson's office,
where the balding flier, hat in hand, sat
across the desk from the veteran cabinet pmem=

VOL. LII. No. 85
Publication in the Daily Official
Bulletin is constructive notice to all
members of the University.
New Registration Dates: Students
will register for the second semester
on February 5, 6, and 7 under the
same alphabetical schedule as was
previously announced for February
12, 13, and 14.
Shirley W. Smith
Income Tax: On or about Febru-
ary 1 the University Business Office
will mail to each member of the staff
a copy of U.S. Treasury Form No.
1099 showing individual earnings
from the University for the 1941 cal-
endar year, provided such earnings
exceed the minimums set for married
and single persons respectively.
There is now available at the Infor-
mation Desk in the Business Office,
Room 1 University Hall, to those who
have not received such forms through
the mail, a supply of U.S. Treasury
Forms 1040 and 1040A for filing re-
Consultants for assisting individ-
uals in making up their returns will
be at the two downtown banks from
February 18 to March 16.
Notice of Appointment of Tire Con-
servator and Administrator for the
University: Mr. E. C. Pardon, Super-
intendent of Buildings and Grounds,
has been designated as a conservator
and administrator in all matters re-
lating to the care of tires used or for
use on University automobiles, cars
and trucks, including questions aris-
ing in connection with retreading and
all the University's relations with the
tire conservation authorities of the
County. His duties will comprehend
making reductions in mileage to be
travelled by University cars and
trucks wherever this seems reason-
ably possible.
Shirley W. Smith
To the Members of the Depart-
ments of Latin and Greek: There will
be a departmental luncheon today
at 12:10pa. in the Founders' Room
at the Michigan Union.
Application Forms for Fellowships
and Scholarships in the Graduate
School of the University for the year
1942-43 may be obtained from the
Office of the Graduate School. All
blanks must be returned to that
Office by February 14.
C. S. Yoakum
Student Loans: All men students
desiring loans for tie second semes-
ter should file their applications at
the Dean of Students Office, Room
2, University Hall, at once.
Office of the Dean of Students
Automobile Regulation: Students
may obtain permission to drive over
the registration period and the week-
end of the J-Hop through the follow-
ing procedure: Apply in advance at
Room 2, University Hall, for a parent
signature card which is to be sent
home for the written approval of
parents. Upon presentation of this
card properly signed and filled out
bearing the make, type and license
number of the car to be used (desig-
nate whether car license plate is for
1941 or 1942), a permit will then be
granted for the period beginning
Thursday, February 5, at 8:00 a.m.
and ending on Monday, February
9, at 8:00 a.m.
Cars may not be brought into Ann
Arbor before February 5 at 8:00 a.m.
and must be taken out before 8:00
a.m. on February 9.
Students who have regular driving

permits are automatically extended
this privilege.
Office of the Dean of Students
Teaching Departments Wishing to
Recommend tentative February grad-
Vates from the College of Literature,
Science, and the Arts and the School
of Education for Departmental Hon-
ors should send such names to the
Registrar's Office, Room 4, U. Hall
before February 4, 1942.
Robert L. Williams,
Assistant Registrar
Notice to Students rianning to Do
Directed T1'eaching: Students eec
ting to do directed teacEhig the sec
ond semester are recuested to secluri'
assignments in room 2442 University
Elementary School today according
to the following schedule:
8:30 Social Studies.
9:30 English.
10:30-12:00 and 1:30-4:00 all other
school subjects.
No assignment will be made before
Thursday. If the periods suggested
are inconvenient, a student may get
his assignment on Friday, Jan. 23.
Teacher's Certificate Candidates
for February, 1942, are requested to
which the Army knew about and was
interested in.
At Lindbergh's offer to continue in
that capacity, or any other, Stimson
buzzed for Assistant Secretaries Rob-
ert A. Lovett and John J. MrCioh and
told {hemi abolil it


By Lichty

SW R e,,. . t . O - A '.
"lie just won't do his geography lessons-he keeps saying, 'Why
don't we just sit tight, Miss DeFries, and see what happens'!"

call at the office of the School ofi
Education, 1437 U.E.S. on Januaryc
22 or 23 between the hours of 1:30
and 4:30 p.m. to take the Teacher's
Oath which is a requirement for the
Notice to Men Students: Students1
living in approved rooming houses,
who intend to move to different
quarters for the second semester,r
must give notice in writing to ther
Dean of Students before 4:00 p.m.
today. Forms for this purpose maye
be secured at Room 2, University5
Hall. Students should also notify
their householders verbally before
this date. Permission to move will
be given only to students comply-
ing with this requirement.
The Hopwood Contest for Fresh-f
men: All manuscripts to be enteredr
in the Hopwood Contest for Fresh-
men should be left in the Hopwoodt
Room, 3227 Angell Hall, by 4:00 p.m.t
on Tuesday, January 27, instead ofs
January 30 as stated in the printedE
R. W. Cowden, t
Director of the Hopwood Awards
Dark Glasses Return: We would
appreciate the return of any darkE
glasses which have been borrowedt
from the Health Service. The pur-t
chase of dark glasses is becomingc
increasingly difficult and our supplyt
is low, so these borrowed glasses are
Warren E. Forsythe, M.D.,1
Director ]
To Women Students Living inr
Rooming Houses: The full amountc
of room rent for the first semester
is due and payable on or before
Thursday, January 22, 1942. In caset
a student's room rent is not paid byi
this date, her academic credits mayt
be withheld upon request of thet
householder to do so.
Mrs. Byrl Fox Bacher,t
Assistant Dean of Women
Academic Notices
Iniversity Extra-Curricular Cours-
es in Defense Work: Registration fora
extra-curricular defense courses will1
be held February 5-7 inclusive in the'
social director's office at the Michi-
gan League Building. Please do not
attempt to register before this time.
Potora l Examination for Sylves-
ter' Emanuel Gould, Pathology; the-
sis: "Immunologic Reactions in Hu-
man Helminthology with Special Re-
ference to Trichinosis," tonight at
7:30, 1564 East Medical. Chairman,
C. V. Weller,
By action of the Executive Board,
the chairman may invite members of
the faculties and advanced doctoral
candidates to attend the examination
and he may grant permission to those
who for sufficient reason might wish I
C S. "o"kv, "eaui
IBgiliAtzg issiau: Student 'D -
tcreste d in enrolling for a course in
begnuing Russian should meet Mrs.s
L. Pargment, the instructor, in Room1
1035 Angell Hall tonight at 7:30,
Roth String Quartet: The Univer-]
sity Musical Society will present the(
Roth String Quartet: Feri Roth, Vio-
lin; Rachmael Weinstock, Violin;
Julius Shaier, Viola; and Oliver Edel,
Violoncello; in the Second Annual
Chamber Music Festival in the Lec-
ture Hall of the Rackham Building,
as follows:4
Friday, 8:30: Quartet in D major
by Haydn; Quartet in F by Ravel;c
and Quartet in A minor, by Schu-
Saturday, 2:30: Quartet in D ma-
.or. TscIaikowsKy; "ispetti e Stram-

ing one hour before the beginning
of each concert.
Charles A. Sink, President
Ann Arbor Art Association: A com-
prehensive showing of all phases of
work of the Michigan Art and Craft
Project of the Works Administration,
represented by photograph and a
number of representative actual
works in ceramics, textiles, furniture,
etc. Rackham galle.ies, 2-5 and 7:30-
9:00, through January 31, except
Sunday. Open to the public.
Quentin Reynolds Lecture Post-
poned: Mr. Reynolds is unable to ful-
fill his engagement here tonight. A
new date will be announced later.
American Chemical Society Lec-
ture: Professor H. Mark of the Poly-
technic Institute of Brooklyn will
speak on "The Elastic Properties of
High Polymers" on Friday, January
23 at 4:15 p.m. in Room 303 Chemis-
try Building. The public is invited.
French Lecture: Mr. Andre Morize,
Professor of French Literature at
Harvard University and Director of
the Summer French School at Middle
bury College, Vt., will give the fourth
of the French Lectures sponsored by
the Cercle Francais, this afternoon
at 4:15 in the Rackham Amphithe-
atre. The title of his lecture is: "La
Reconstruction de la France apres
Tickets for the series of lectures
may be procured fromthe Secretary
of the Department of Romance Lan-
guages (Room 112, Romance Lan-
guage Building) or at the door at the
time of the lecture for a small sum.
Holders of these tickets are entitled
to admission to all lectures, a small
additional charge being made for the
annual play. These lectures are open
to the general public.
Events Today
At the Phi Delta Kappa coffee
hour this afternoon at 4:15 in the
West Conference Room of the Rack-
ham Building, Professor Leslie A.
White of the Anthropology Depart-
ment will lead the discussion.
Spanish Play: Preliminary tryouts
for parts will continue today at 3:00
p.m. in room 408, R.L. Bldg. Anyone
who cannot be present at that time
should see Mr. Staubach, 414 R.L., at
9:00, 11:00 or 3:00, this week or next.
Rehearsals will begin immediately
after the examinations.
Coming Events
The Band Division of the Fifth
Annual Instrumental Music Clinic
will be held in Ann Arbor Saturday
and Sunday, January 24 and 25, with
headquarters at the Michigan Union.
This program, sponsored by the Uni-
versity of Michigan School of Music
and the Michigan School Band and
Orchestra Association, brings high-
school and college band directors from
several neighboring states. Among
the guest conductors and speakers
are Erik Leidzen, Roy Harris, Gus-
tave Langenus and August Helmecke.
International Center: The French
Round Table, which meets regularly
on Friday evenings, will not hold an-
other meeting until Friday, February
13. Guy Metraux will be the leader
at that meeting.
Cercle Francais: The group picture
for the "Michiganensian"'will be tak-
en Monday, January 26, at 3:00 p.m.
at the Spedding Studio, 619 E. Liberty
St. All members are urged to be
Ushering Committee of Theatre
Arts: Sign up now to usher for the
Cildren s Theatre Lists are in the


To Learn 'Why'
We're Shooting

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DEOLOGICAL criticisms have been
directed against our armies in two
different ways. Allegations that the armed
forces do not know for what they are fighting are
very frequent while, on the other hand when
definite educational programs are begun, cries
of "propaganda" and "indoctrination" are heard.
American armies are not totally ignorant of
h-e reasons why they reightinlg th i war. but

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