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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Washington Merry-Go-Round
By DREW PEARSON and ROBERT S. ALLEN

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WASHINGTON-You can write it down defi-
nitely that there is one thing the Republican
National Committee, which meets tomorrow in
Chicago, will do.
It will continue Representative Joe Martin as
National Chairman.
In recent months the hard-working little New
Englander's leadership has been under fire in
influential party circles. Anti-isolationists have
been critical of his isolationist voting record and
the appointment of militant isolationists to high
Committee posts.
On the other hand, isolationists also have been
gunning for his scalp.
Senator Bob Taft of Ohio marched a delega-
tion, of GOP members of Congress into Martin's
office and frankly told him they thought he
ought to vacate the Chairmanship. When he
asked whom they favored as his successor, Taft
replied, "Alf Landon."
But when other Republican congressional lead-
ers heard of this, they vigorously turned thumbs
down on Landon and advised Martin to sit tight.
Similar strong counsel came from other potent
GOP chiefs.
As a result, Martin is certain he is secure in
the saddle and will fight any move to oust him.
That means there will be no fight, because the
last thing all factions want is an inner party
tangle that would be sure to leave painful scars.
Note: At a rally he is staging before the GOP
meeting, Democratic Mayor Ed Kelly of Chicago
intends to make a big point of the fact that the
Republican Committee is convening on Hitler's
birthday.
GOP Campaign Strategy
IN PREPARATION for the Chicago pow-wow,
Martin in recent weeks has held a number of
private conferences with State leaders at which
he outlined his views on what the GOP strategy
should be in this year's crucial congressional
elections.
The nub of Martin's plan is that the Republi-
cans should concentrate all their fire on the Ad-
ministration's conduct of the war.
Martin said he was certain the Democrats will
try to stick the isolationist label on the GOP and
RECORDS-
Good Idea To Buy Records
Before Shortage Is Felt
T will probably be difficult to get the records
you want in the very near future, so it would
be a good idea to purchase them as soon as pos-
sible. Production of records has been severely
curtailed, although good music is essential to
good morale. In fact one record concern, in
the near future, will not sell you a record unless
you give an old record in exchange-like the
toothpaste tube idea--as there is an extreme
shortage of shellac, most of which used to come
from Java.

charge it with obstructing the defense program.
He admitted that the activities of certain Repub-
licans, such as Congressman Fish and Clare
Hoffman, would play into the halds of the
Democrats.
But Martin pointed out that the Republicans
could cite the fact that the No. 1 isolationist
leader on Capitol Hill was a Democrat, Senator
Burt Wheeler. Also, that since Pearl Harbor,
the GOP has voted for every war appropriation
and measure asked for by the White House.
Martin told the State leaders that the cam-
paign stand the Republican party should take is
that the real issue is not what happened before.
December 7, but how the war has been run since.
On that ground, he declared, the GOP will find
plenty of material to blast the Democrats.
However, with characteristic realism, Martin
warned the leaders that in the end the campaign
will be decided largely by military developments.
That is, if by fall the Allies have won some
major victories and prospects for victory have
materially improved, the chances will favor the
Democrats to retain control- of the House. On
the other hand, if the Allied picture continues
gloomy, it will be a good bet that the Republicans
will come out on top.
Old Appeasers
WTHEN Philippine High Commissioner Francis
B. Sayre appeared before the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee at a closed-door session he
related many things that are military secrets.
But one piece of information is not taboo. Sayre
nailed as wholly unfounded reports that an ex-
tensive pro-Jap appeasement movement exists
in the Philippines.
There has been some appeasement activity, he
said, but it is definitely not serious. Filipinos
are as loyal to the United States as ever. The
suffering and adversity they have endured have
intensified their patriotism.
Sayre reported that only a few politicians
were responsible for the appeasement activity
and they carried no influence with the people.
Naming these politicians, he added: "Most of.
them are old and feeble."
"Some of us are old and feeble, too," piped up
75-year-old Senator Hiram W. Johnson of Cali-

NIGHT EDITOR: WILLIAM A. MacLEOD
The editorials published in The Michigan
Daily are written by members of The Daily
staff and represent the views of the writers
only.

A Proper Perspective
On Tokyo Bombing

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fornia, a bitter isolationist.
There was a ripple of
creased to a roar as Sayre
tor, how can you say that.
You just imagine it."

laughter, which in-
replied: "Why, Sena-
You really aren't old.

DESPITE the doubtless value of bring-
ing home to the populace of Japan
the fact that the forces of the Rising Sun are
not the only ones with the power of death and
destruction at their disposal, it is well to remem-
ber that there can be small military advantage
resulting from yesterday's daylight raid on Tokyo
and that such a raid does not necessarily herald
a general offensive against the citadel of Hiro-
hito's power.
Any other conclusion must assume extensive
and, in the case of America, unbelievably secret
preparations indicating a disregard for the im-
provement of the situation in either Burma or
the Philippines.
The only possible influence on the fortunes of
the Allied forces in the Far Eastern theatre is
the recall to the homeland of a few anti-aircraft
batteries, and this is doubtful in view of the
value to the Japs of maintaining aerial superior-
ity on the fighting fronts.
Effect on Jap morale other than the announc-
ing of our presence is to be discounted because
even in the event of a deliberate attack on the
notably vulnerable centers of prjiulation, the
periodic subjection of the Japanese people to
elemental buffetings would serve only to crystal-
lize against the Allies a resentment which could
not be expresed against an earthquake or tidal
wave.
ON THE OTHER HAND, our home front is
offered a valuable and easily apparent ex-
ample of the propaganda technique of the Axis
press in the Tokyo broadcasts of the attack. The
characterization of successfully bombed targets
as "cultural establishments" and the complete
absence of damage to military objectives is typi-
cal of the state-inspired publicity emanating
from thi "anti-Comintern" camp, It may well
be remembered if continued reverses make us
more susceptible t' the poisoned Goebbels pen.
- William A. M cfeod
Must Not Be 'olerated ...
w. W HEN riots broke out at Detroit's
Sojourner Truth Housing Project,
they were excused with the usual slogans about
decline in property value, inherent distrust; of
Negroes and "While" neighborhoods.
These e(:IlSees were made in hefawe ofthe
knowledge that the (i1kts about the project
were ornanizerd. The Orgnivcz itr5 We. now find
out, wer~e peOlpl: Who I ad great expcrb-iwc in
rabble-rousing.
Two leaders of the pickets were brought before
the Federal Court under indictments of violation
of the Negroes' civil rights and seditious con-
spiracy to hinder the execution of a Federal law.
A third leader is still at large.
The men arraigned stood mute before the
court. But their past actions betrayed their
thoughts. Those men were also known to the
police as leaders of an alleged Fascist, vigilante
organization, the National Workers League, the
successor to the hooded Black Legion.
Parker Sage, Garland L. Alderman, officers
of the National Workers League, and Virgil
Chandler, president of a landlord's group, started
enough trouble at Sojourner Truth Project to
postpone the occupancy of the project for weeks.

At any rate, you will certainly want
about three of the fine new Victor
which in both technical quality and
have reached a peak.

to know
releases,
artistry,

COAUSSON-Concerto in D major for Violin,
Piano and String Quartet.-Heifetz, San-
roma and the Musical Art Quartet. (Victor DM-
877)
Chausson was a pupil of Cesar Franck and
thus his music is patterned after that of Franck.
The Concerto, one of the outstanding products
of French chamber music, is sometimes known
as C"usson's Sextet," because it is prl1narily
a piece of beautiful chamber music, and only
secondarily a virtuoso concerto. The themes of
this excellent work are of high artistic merit,
demonstrating Chausson's finely formulated mu-
sical ideas. Except for its first movement, it is
pervaded by a rather wistful melancholy, which
is often found in Chausson's music.
The exquisitely delicate performance of the
Musical Art Quartet is greatly enhanced by the
superb work of Heifetz and Sanroma. Those
who love good chamber 11111sic., spccially of the
Fran(kian school, should hail this performance
as filling a long-standing need.
)VORAK-Symphony No. I n )major-The
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Vaclav Tal-
ich, Conductor. (Victor DM-874)
This is the first recording Wo a cheerful, whole-
some work. It is a rarely heard symphony,
mainly because it has always been in the shadow
of Dvorak's fourth and fifth symphonies. It is
true that this work is not equal in caliber to the
New World Symphony. but nevertheless it is a
work of the first order. T'lw. performance by
the Czech Philharmonic, under Talich, one of
the greatest interpreters of Dvor;ik. leaves liftfle
to be desired.
One of the fiest single records to leave the
Victor presses is the 12-inch disc of Prokofieff's
"Prince and the Princess," Scene infernal and
March, from Love For Three Oranges (Victor
18497), by the NBC Symphony Orchestra, con-
ducted by Leopold Stokowski. Some of these
brilliant excerpts from the Soviet composer's
opera have previously been recorded by Kous-
sevitzky and the Boston Symphony and Coates
with the London Symphony, but never have they
topped the power and beauty they attain on
this new disc. Indeed a remarkable recording
you owe it to yourself to hear it.
Also in the new releases is a two-piano version
of the overworked Dance Macabre as played by
Pierre Luboshutz and Genia Nemenoff on a
Victor record. c- D. L.

Note: A son-in-law of President Wilson, Sayre
can well remember how "youngster" Johnson
twenty years ago led the Senate fight against
the League of Nations.
lio~inie Says
" ATURE is too thin a screen; glory of the
omnipresent God bursts through every-
where." So Emerson wrote. This is the prevail-
ing view of God and His providence which the
good have held and many great men have relied
upon. As we stand in the presence of death, walk
our several ways among the men who step out to
danger and thus shield us who are at home, only
prayer is adequate. We must learn nearness to
that ultimate conserver of every noble deed, Our
Father Almighty. He alone can bring good out
of our willingness and cause right to prevail.
No less is genuine faith. Men need to "dig again
the wells which were digged." That is, experience
has taught us much truth. In every moral and
spiritual way eah unst find sources of power,
Those with insight teach that he serves best in
emergency who can feel that under society, lying
far beneath the daily round of professional and
political life, more basic than human desire or
will, in the very structure of the Universe, there
is a source on which all may draw.
We of America are most apt to discover the
religious attitude by turning anew to the words
of Jesus as He taught His disciples. For example,
He related food to God, "Give us this day our
daily bread.' Do we thank God for the meal be-
fore our 'ar1,"C wot ls, ready to satisfy the htim-
ger we feel? The nearness of God may more
readily be learned through grace at meal than in
any other situation. This is why dietary laws
play a central role in every great religion. Like-
wise, Jesus lived His friendships in the conscious
presence of God. "Forgive us our sins as we for-
give those who have sinned against us." Ability
to forgive, eagerness to restore the good-will
which may have been temporarily destroyed is
a route to God as well as a valid route to social
solidarity and national strength. The creation
of adefense wvithouit ate will depend uiion a
courage w ti, transcends man. It is born of
fa ith.As , o eeydeclares of certainty, "ill
action tie mind Ibrows a viw.' ihe certaint~y
thus Projce('ted( is tlh(' laitli of religion. The ma-
ture and the wise will carry this contribut ion into
our Democracy.
T IS by such practice on the part of an ever-
increasing community of men that the weaker
members of a society are built up. Religion stills
the fear, tames the anger, replaces the will to do
evil, and establishes the soul in confidence. When
so set, the mind can function and only then will
it function well. When so set, the juices of the
body can function and not until then will they
,eirve as they should. When so set, community
can begin and without this religious attittide
even saintly men are unable to continue. By no
less than religiousness can a community called
"team" or "family" or "partnership" or "com-
pany" or "nation" hope to succeed. Jacques Mar-

DAILY OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 2)
Prospective Applicants for the Com-
bined Curricula: Students of the Col-
lege of Literature, Science, and the
Arts wishing to apply for admission
to one of the combined curricula for
September 1942 should fill out appli-
cations for such admission as soon
as possible in Room 1210 Angell Hall.
The final date for application is Mon-
day, April 20. Pre-medical students
should please note that application
for admission to the Combined
Curriculum. A separate application
should be made out for the consider-
ation of the Committee on Combined
Curricula. Edward H. Kraus
LaVerne Noyes Scholarships: Pre-
sent holders of these scholarships
who desire to apply for renewals for
1942-43 should call at 1021 Angell
Hall and fill out the blank forms for
application for renewal.
Frank E. Robbins
Public Health Assembly: Dr. Haven
Emerson, Professor Emeritus of Public
Health Practice, Columbia University,
and Lecturer in Public Health Prac-
tice, University of Michigan, will
speak to the students in the School
of Public Health on Monday, April
20, at 4:00 p.m. in the Kellogg Audi-
torium. The subject of his address is
"Caribbean Health Problems." All
students in the School are requested
to be present, and others interested
are welcome.
Henry F. Vaughan, Dean
Residence Halls for Men and Wo-
men Applications for Staff Positions:
Upperclass, graduate, and profession-
al students who wish to apply for
Staff Assistantships and other stu-
dent personnel positions in the Resi-
dence Halls may obtain application
blanks in the Office of the Director
of Residence Halls, 205 South Wing,
Unmarried members of the faculty
holding the rank of Teaching Fellow
or above are invited to apply for
Resident Adviserships in the Quad-
rangles (House Masterships). Posi-
tions of all grades will be open for
the Fall and Spring Terms; and it is
probable that there will be a limited
number of student and faculty staff
vacancies.for the Summer Term.
Karl Litzenbrg
College of Engineering: Seniors
who expect to graduate in May, 1942,!
should fill out the blank for diploma
application, in the Secretary's Office,
Room 263 West Engineering Building,
not later than April 28.
A. H. Lovell, Secretary
Faculty, College of Engineering:
There will be a meeting of the Fac-
ulty of this College on Tuesday, April
21, at 4:15 p.m., in Room 348, West
Engineering Building. One purpose
of the meeting will be to discuss a
revision of the Chemical and Metal-
lurgical Engineering curriculum.
A. 1. Lovell, Secretary
Men's Residence Balls: Reappli-
cation blanks for the Men's Resi-
dence Halls are now available in the
Office of the Dean of Students. Re-
application for the Summer Term or
the Fall and Spring Terms will be
due on or before May 1.
Actions of the Administrative
Board College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts: A student was dropped
from English 1 with a grade of E,
because he had plagiarized in writing
one of the assignments for that
Course.
German Table for Faculty Mem-
hers will meet Monday at 12:10 p.m.
in the Founders' Room Michigan Un-
ion. Members of all departments
are cordially invited. There will be

a brief talk on "Ehescheidung in
Reno" by Mr. Rabel.
Notice to graduating senior engiix-
cers: Caps and gowns will be distrib-
uted on Wednesday and Thursday
from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the League.
The limited number of Cai) and
gowns makes it necessary that first
come be first served. Class dues
must be paid before obtaining gowns.
Senior Life Saving for Women:
Certificates from the first semester
and badges and pins from the second
semester may be obtained in Office
15, Barbour Gymnasium from 9:00
to 12:00 daily this week.
A1 /C IflI- Not-ices
'T ha eteriulog ica! Sriinas wvil
>meet i oon 1564 East Medica l
Building on Monday. April 20, at
8:00 p.m. The subject will be "Pub-
lic Health Aspects of Venereal Dis-
ease Control." All interested are
cordially invited.
The Preliminary Examinations for
the Doctorate in the School of Edu-
cation will be held on May 13, 14 and
15. Anyone who desires to take thes
examinations should notify my office
immediately.
Clifford Woody, C hairnian of
C'ommi ttee on G 'adiia e Study
Gieography 74: This class will no
meet on Monday, April 20.
American Red Cross Water Safeti
Instructors: The Water Safety Cours

Room 15, Barbour Gymnasium be- m
fore 4:00 p.m. Monday. o
w
Doctoral Examination for Harry c
Franklin Williams, Romance Lan- B
guages (French); thesis: "A Critical M
Study of Floriant et Florete." Tues- n
day, April 21, 110 Romance Language t
Building, 4:00 p.m. Chairman, E. w
B. Ham. II
By action of the Executive Board
the Chairman may invite members
of the faculties and advanced doctor- li
al candidates to attend the examina- ti
tion and he may grant permission to t
those who for sufficient reason might t
wish to be present, C'
C. S. Yoakum R
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ConcertsT
Organ Recital: Mary McCall Stub-
bins, director of music and organist
of the First Congregational Church
of Ann Arbor, will present an organ
recital today at 4:15 p.m. in Hill s
Auditorium. p
Mrs. Stubbins has arranged a pro- R
gram of compositions by Marcello, c
Bach, Sowerby and Vierne. Given in
partial fulfillment of the require-
ments of the degree of Master of w
Music, the recital is open to the p
public.M
- - - N
Carillon compositions by Percival p
Price, University Carillonneur, will be a
presented from 7:15 to 8:00 this
evening, as the sixth program of the
current spring series of carillon con- l
certs. Professor Price and Hugh t
Glauser, Guest Carillonneur, will close w
the program with a duet for carillon. 2
V
Student Recital: Joan Stevens,
pianist, will give a recital in partial
fulfillment of the requirements for a
the degree of Master of Music at 6
8:30 p.m. Monday, April 20, in the
Assembly Hall of the Rackham Build-
ng. A student of Joseph Brinkman,
Miss Stevens has arranged a pro- v
gram of compositions for piano by a
Mozart, Chopin and Brahms.
The public is invited.
I
Student Recital: Joan Bondurant, v
soprano, has chosen songs by Han-
del, Mozart, Schumann, Schubert, t
Debussy and Massenet, as well as
a group in English, for her recital
at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, inC
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Givens
in partial fulfillment of the require-
ments for the degree of Bachelor of
Music, the recital is open to the
public.-s
Student Reital: Mary Romig,r
violinist, will give a recital in Rack-i
ham Assembly Hall at 8:30 p.m. on
Tuesday, April 21. A student of
Wassily Besekirsky and a member of
the University Symphony Orchestra,
Miss Romig has arranged a programr
to include works of Handel, Mozart
and Faure. The recital is given int
partial fulfillment of the require-
ments of the degree of Master ofr
Music and is open to the public.
May Festival Tickets: A limiteda
number of tickets for each of the sixj
"ay Festival concerts are still avail-
able. When the supply for any con-
cert is exhausted, a limited iiuinber
1 of standing room tickets will be
t placed on sale at the office of theR
- University Musical Society in Burton
I Memorial Tower.-
Charles A. Sink, President
Exhibitions
SExhibition: Museum of Art and
Archaeology, The Maud Ledyard von
e Ketteler Collection of the University
e of Michigan, Rackham Galleries,
e April 9-22, Hours 2-5 and 7-10 p.m.,
European and Far Eastern Art Ob-
jects.
t CLecures
University Lecture: Dr. M. S. Di-
mand, Curator of Near Eastern Art
y in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,
e New York City, will lecture on the

iander of the Citizens' Defense Corps
f the Michigan Council of Defense,
ill deliver the third lecture in the
ourse, "Precautions Against Aerial
ombardment," in Hill Auditorium
[onday evening at 8:00 p.m. The
ew R.O.T.C. band will take part in
he program. The general public, as
ell as University students and staff
embers, is urged to attend.
Henry Russel Lecture: Dr. Wil-
am H. Worrell, Professor of Semi-
cs, will give the Henry Russel Lec-
ure on the subject, "An Account of
he Copts from Coptic Sources" on
'uesday, April 28, at 4:15 p.m. in the
ackham Amphitheater. At this
ime public announcement of the
enry Russel Award will be made.
'he public is cordially invited.
Events Today
Varsity Glee Club: All members
hould report in formal attire at 7:00
.m. this evening in the Glee Club
oom for the International Center
oncert.
Pre-Medical Picnic: All pre-medics
ho have made reservations for the
icnic to be held today will please
neet, at the north entrance of the
ratural Science Building, at 5:00
.m. We will leave for Loch Alpine
t that time, so please be PROMPT.
Graduate Outing Club plans a
onger hike for today to Third Sis-
er Lake, about an hour's walk each
,ay. Supper at the Lake. Meet
:30 p.m., northwest door, Rackham.
isitors welcome.
Wyvern Members are reminded of
very important meeting today at
:30 p.m. in the League.
Michigan Outing Club will hike to
Dexter State Park today. Group
vill leave steps of Hill Auditorium
t 2:30 p.m.
University Glee Club Concert: The
international Center offers the Uni-
versity Glee Club for its final Sunday
Evening Program tonight at 8:00 in
he Ballroom of the Michigan Union.
Gamma Delta Lutheran Student
Club will hold its regular fellowship
supper at 5:45 this evening at St.
Paul's Lutheran Church.
Women's Glee Club memlners
should report at the First Presbyteri-
an Church this morning at 9:45 for
rehearsal before the service. Meet
in the choir room in the basement.
Coming Events
Research Club: The Annual Me-
morial Meeting of the Research Club
will be held in the Rackham Amphi-
theatre on Wednesday, April 22, at
8:00 p.m. The members of the Wo-
men's Research Club and of the Jun-
ior Research Club are cordially in-
vited. Professor Roy W. Sellars will
read a paper on Galileo Galilei and
Professor Frederick F. Blicke a paper
on Karl Wilhelm Scheele.
Economics Club: On Monday, April
20, at 8:00 p.m. in the West Confer-
ence room, Rackham Building, Messrs
W. D. Knight and D. B. Suits will
discuss "The Teaching of Elementary
Economics."
Freshmen majoring in chemistry
or chemical engineering: The Fresh-
man Chemistry Club will meet Tues-
day, April 21, at 8:00 p.m. in 303
Chem. Bldg. Dr. C. B. Slawson will
speak on "Diamonds."
Graduate Students in Speech: The
April meeting of the Graduate Study
Club will be held at 4:00 p.m. Wed-
nesday, April 22, in the East Confer-
ence Room of the Rackham Building.
The Annual French Play: Le Cerele
Francais will present "La BelleAven-
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"Tourist business no good! Chief Big Bear go see Great White
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