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Gandhi 'Non-Cooperation'
Policy Condemned . .
rate the Working Committee of the
Indian National Congress has urged upon the
Hindu majority a policy of "non-violent non-
cooperation--at a time when the Jap invader
stands poised on the Bay of Bengal, ready to
strike for the richest prize of all
The decision is a victory for Mohandas K.
Gandhi, but a blow to India's national unity.
Seemingly, non-cooperation is to have the same
effect in dealing with an armed aggressor as it
has had with the British.
But powerful factions among the Hindus,
under such leaders as Pandit Nehru, have ad-
vocated a fighting war against the Japanese.
India's great minority-the Moslems-also
stands ready to fight. The result is wide-
spread dissension in an hour of national cri-
sis, such as France experienced before the
G'erman axe fell in 1940, or the United States
-before unity echoed from the thunder of
bombs at Pearl Harbor.
The momentous reversion of the National
Congreis to the ideas of Gandhi was announced
in a resolution, which declared:
"In case invasion takes place it must be re-
sisted. Such resistance can only take the form
of non-violent non-cooperation, as the British
Government prevented the organization of na-
tional defenses by the people in any other way.
"We may not bend the knee to an aggressor,
nor obey any of his orders. We may not -look to
him for favors, nor fall to his bribes. If he
wishes to take possession of our homes and our
fields we must refuse to give them up, even if
we have to die in an effort to resist him (by
non-cooperation) ."
The fallacy of non-cooperation is as appar-
ent as was American pre-war isolationism. As
foolish as it was to believe that this country
could remain permanently aloof from the
struggles of the rest of the world; so is it
foolish to suppose that passive resistance can
triumph over battleships, tanks, planes and
But, in the words of Gandhi himself, "The
s underlying belief (of non-cooperation) is that
the aggressor will in time be mentally and even
physically tired of killing non-violent resisters."
How many non-violent resisters, Mr. Gan-
dhi? Do you condemn untold thousands of
women and children of India to death through
your own piddling courage and inhumanity?
You say to your people as much as "If the
invader strikes you, turn the other cheek." A
tragedy for India should your idea attain na-
tional acceptance. The wily Jap would count
it a complete triumph to gain so great a con-
quest at so slight a cost. A dozen nations from
Norway to Greece stand as evidence that non-
cooperation can harass the invader but cannot
conquer. Other peoples must destroy him on
the fighting lines.
i (I nAhi ond Vhq fnlntornn Iha to rf

Besmirching Contention
To the Editor:
If a poor plan's scribe like Tom Thumb
prompted you to write an Axis propaganda-like
editorial "Russia Is the Enemy After the Axis
Powers," you, Mr. Walsh, should be ashamed of
yourself for that reason alone.
However, you have committed a worse crime.
You are one of the many people in this coun-
try who simply can't get it through their skulls
that their nation is at war.. It seems that just
about the only individuals that do are either the
defense plant laborer or the man in the armed
forces. Does not the press, along with the tired,
sweating laborer, have its duty in wartime?
How could the press be more detrimental to
the war effort than printing besmirching con-
tentions against our allies? Sir, even if you had
fairly constructive proof that our strongest ally,
the U.S.S.R., would turn against us after we
have punished the European gangsters, you
would still have little reason to tear down mor-
ale. For after all, that is exactly what you are
You don't KNOW that Russia will fight a
war with us, do you? You are not as well in-
formed as Harry Hopkins or Sir Stafford
Cripps, are you? As a matter of fact, you
haven't the slightest idea what Russia will
do! Moreover, it would seem that self-suffi-
cient Soviet Russia would be as war-weary as
the rest of us when the war is over. She would
be just as anxious to make a just and long-
lasting peace as we would.
You do not alter my high regard for the pub-
lication New Republic by quoting an article from
it that is two eventful years old.
The question you should ask yourself, Mr.
Walsh, is: Would you rather write for Herr
Goebbels or Herr Swander?
Russia is your enemy and I am
Al Weeks, '45
The ReplyChurlish
ONE of the nicer things about the business is
the fans, who though few in number, make
up for that lack in loyalty. For the most part
they don't want their names mentioned, and the
letters they write are for your own edification
only. But just to get it on the record, anyone,
whatever it is he does to attract the attention
of fans, is grateful indeed that they take heed
of him, and grateful above all when they con-
tinue to take notice of him.
The average every-other-day's mail for me
contains one invitation to subscribe to a maga-
zine, one gripe from a person who never reads
that thing I dare to call a column, but had his
attention called to this morning's outrage, and
would just like me to know where I get off at,
and would I like to take the matter up via fisti-
cuffs. Then, on the lucky days, there will also
be a letter from a lady who would I know prefer
to be called F.A.S., who likes what I write or
most of it, and has drafted her family into the
service too. For two years now, almost since I
began to do the column, I have received mail
from F.A.S., and though she too has her own
quaint temperamental whimsies, occasionally
getting mad because I will not reply to her let-
ters, she has been one of those God-given people
who appear in the nick of time, just when the
minimal salary check ceases to be worth it all.
F.A.S. has flattered me beyond my merits many
times, and many times too she has written let-
ters that would have made a hell of a lot better
column than I turn out on my own hook. She
will not like this discussion of her, but I have
to let people know I have had a fan.
THEN to the imposing list of three or four
which constitutes my impression on the world
to date, I must add the name of Norman Anning,

who though lacking the steadiness of my num-
ber one fan, has sent divers cryptic, but I gather,
friendly, notes, especially in re typos in Perspec-
tives. Norman Anning, thank you too, and I'll
remember about the kittens, of which this might
well have been one. The other two fans belong
together, and are like myself, not the letter-
writing sort. Belong together because they
share the same office, and are agreeably con-
vinced that I have shown promise. Mentor Wil-
liams likes my politics, and Charles Peake likes
my E. B. Whitism, both of which set very well
indeed on my ego. Wish I had more fans, and
of course once in awhile you are bound to please
others, but that stands as far as I know, for
the list of steady customers. So long until soon.
Diplomats Should Learn
Madagascar Lesson . .
pily engaged in running around
Robin Hood's barn again. For those who ex-
pected Madagascar to provide a proper example
in all future dealing with Vichy, it is sadly dis-

Creates Disunity
To the Editor:
Jaffe's reply to the inane logic contained in
Walsh's editorial in Tuesday's Daily was both
sane and intelligent. It was an excellent answer
to the points which were posed. However, I
believe that there is another significant fact
contained in that editorial which must be ex-
posed. Here was an example of what President
Roosevelt has termed the "sixth column" an(
that which Archibald MacLeish dealt with in
the recent publication of the Office of Facts
and Figures.
The publication of Walsh's editorial is dan-
gerous not only because it tends to create dis-
unity between the United States and our ally,
the Soviet Union, but also because it is of the
tenor that creates suspicion of Great Britain
or of any of the United Nations.
It is in the same class as the arguments which
say that "England will fight to the last Ameri-
can" and "China has more in common with the
Japanese than she has with us-she will stab
us in the back."
It is absolutely necessary that we stand united
in our struggle against the Nazi Axis barbarism
and that we do not allow dissension to sap our
energies and divert us from the all-important
fight. Victory will come only with unity.
- Marvin Lerner, '43
Challenging Writin'g
To the Editor:
Tuesday's editorial, "Russia is the Enemy Af-
ter Axis Powers," is a farsighted and challenging
piece of writing and it is to be hoped that Mr.
Roosevelt, Mr. Churchill and Mr. Stalin won't
take its honest, straightforward program seri-
ously. In the event that they do, however, per-
haps life in a concentration camp can be beau-
Mr. Roosevelt ("Mr. Roosevelt is a skillful
man") should thank Mr. Walsh for this oh-
so-timely suggestion and send forth a barrage
of trial balloons to prepare us for the coming
war with the only army that has thus far
withstood Hitler's forces. Of course, that
might make Mr. Stalin distrust Mr. Roosevelt's
sincerity, but there must be full accord at the
peace table and Stalin would be no loss, even
though Hitler drew up the peace all by him-
This business of announcing a sort of owl-
show war with Russia after somebody from Mas
or the Publications Building has cleaned up
Germany while Russia is bulling burrs out of
her tails causes me just a little worry, however.
It is easy to see that the Russians are fighting
for their lives, but it has been rumored that they
are also fighting for the lives of the people of
some twenty-five other nations ours included.
If the Russians read Mr. Walsh's little piece
of wisdom and quit fighting the enemy of that
which the United Nations stand for, how in
, the world are Mr. Roosevelt, Mr. Churchill
and Mr. Walsh going to get those Four Free-
doms sprinkled over all the earth?
Mr. Walsh, in spite of this oversight, should be
encouraged. If he keeps up the good work, there
is no reason why he can't share the German air
waves with Martin Dies, or land a job on the
Beobachter, or, at the very least, on the Chicago
Tribune. David Stevenson, '42
By Drew Pearson and Robert S. Allen
W ASHINGTON-Inside fact about gasoline is
that even after allowing for 50 percent ra-
tioning of gas and fuel oil, requirements on the
Atlantic Coast will be about 1,200,000 barrels a
day. The maximum that can be moved by tank
cars, barges and pipelines is about 825,000 bar-

rels a day, though this capacity can be increased
by the end of the year to 1,000,000 barrels.
Thus, there will still be a balance--after ra-
tioning, and after increasing the efficiency of
existing facilities--of 200,000 barrels a day to
be provided for.
Thus the new pipeline advocated by Secretary
Ickes nine months ago but vetoed by the OPM
seems the only answer. If that pipeline had
gone through, the Eastern seaboard now would
have plenty of oil while the Southwest would
not be worried over constantly accumulating
supplies of gasoline.
Meanwhile, some existing pipelines operating
with an East to West flow will be reversed.
Meanwhile also, diversion of tank cars to serve
the Atlantic seaboard probably will result in
some degree of rationin tin Midwest and So ui,l -
An Early American
ancestry back to the days of the Spanish.
Conquistadors, and some of them back to the
Pueblo Indians who lived there even before that.

(Continued from Page 2)
To Members of the University
Faculties: The Regents' regulations
governing the loan of books provide
"All books borrowed by members
of the faculty shall bereturned on or
before the first day of December
vacation, and on or before the Thurs-
day preceding the annual commence-
We shall appreciate your coopera-
tion in clearing our records of books
charged to you in the General Li-
brary. In case you have a number
of books which you have drawn out
for a special piece of research and
which it would be inconvenient to
return, the spirit of the regulation
can be met by bringing in a list giv-
ing the classification and volume
numbers of each. It will be very
helpful, however, if every book which
has been in circulation for more than
a year is turned in at the Circulation
Desk of the Library not later than
Saturday, May 23.
Warner G. Rice, Director.
Information for Members of U.S.
Naval Reserve: The Commandant
Ninth Naval District has directed
that members of the Naval Reserve
will not wear uniforms except as
provided by paragraph 20-32, Uni-
form Regulations, U. S. Navy, 1941,
which is herewith quoted: "All mem-
bers of the Naval Reserve, when em-
ployed on active duty, authorized
traiing duty, with or without pay,
drill, or other equivalent instruction
or duty, or when employed in auth-
orized travel to or from such duty,
or appropriate duty, drill, or instruc-
tion, or during such time as they may
by law be required to perform active
duty, or while wearing a uniform
prescribed for the Naval Reserve,
shall be subject to the laws, regula
>Lons, and orders for the government
of the Navy"
R. E. Cassidy,
Captain, U. S. Navy
Senior Engineers: Those who or-
dered commencement announcements
may call for their orders today in
Room 222 West Engineering Bldg.,
1:00-5:00 p.m. Payments must be
completed on all orders at this time.
This is the only time announcements
will be distributed. There are none
for sale as only enough to fill pre-
vious orders are available,
Literary College Seniors: All per-
sons who purchased Commencement
announcements in Angell Hall last
month may pick up their orders in
front of Room 4, University Hall,
today, 1:30-4:00 p.m.
La Sociedad Ilispanica offers two
$50.00 scholarships to the University
of Mexico summer session. Students
interested please apply at 302 R.L. at
10:00 a.m. today anda t 3:00 p.m. on
Any male student of the University
who has completed four complete
years of work is eligible to receive his
Union life membership pin. These
pins may be secured at the Union
business office.
The University Bureau of Appoint-
ments and Occupational Information
has received notice of the following
Civil Service Examinations. Last date
for filing application is noted in each
Michigan State Civil Service
Vessel Porter C1, salary, $100 per
month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Steward B, salary, $120 per
month, May 21, 1942.
Cabin Steward B. sahy, $115 per
month, May 21, 1942.

Vessel Operating Engineer I, sal-
ary, $160 per month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Operating Engineer II, sal-
ary, $200 per month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Officer I, salary, $165 per.
month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Officer II, salary, $200 per
month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Officer IIa, salary, $225 per
month, May 21, 1942.
Ordinary Seaman C1, salary, $100
per month, May 21, 1942.
Able Seaman A2, salary, $130 per
month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Fireman A2, salary, $130 per
month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Fireman A2, salary, $130 per
month, May 21, 1942.
Vessel Oiler A2, salary, $130 per
inonth, May 21, 1942.
Complete announcements on file
cream and said to the swarthy Cha-
vez, "What nationality are you?"
"American," declared Senator Cha-
vez, "American, since before Plym-
outh Rock!"
Charley McNary
IF it were up to the senatd, Repub-
lican Floor Leader Charles Mc-
Nary would be renominated unani-
mously in the Oregon primary tomor-
row. McNary is the most popular man
in the chamber--a unique record for
a man serving 24 years who never
pulled his punches as party leader.
No one holds him in higher esteem
and warmer personal affection than
Franklin Roosevelt. Despite the fact
that McNary is the legislative leader
of the Monositionwarty, he is one of

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C' 195?2, Chieago Times.Ins
"There's no end to this Jap treachery!--Last night, over short wave, I
heard 'em play one of our tunes, without our copyright permission!"


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at the Bureau, 201 Mason Hall. Of-
fice hours: 9-12 and 2-4.
Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information.
Academic Notices
Biological Chemistry Seminar will
meet on Saturday, May 16, at 10:00
a.m., in Room 319, West Medical
Building. "Pantothenic Acid" will
be discussed. This will be the last
seminar meeting of the current sem-
Zoology Seminar tonight at 7:30
in the Amphitheatre of the Rackham
Building, Reports by Mr. Jack S.
Dendy on "The Fate of Animals in
Stream Drift When Carried into
Lakes" and Mr. Ross Hardy on "Soils
and Mammalian Distribution in
Southwestern Utah."
Final Examination, English I and
I, Wednesday, May 20, 8-10 a.m., as
English I
Arthos, 35 AH; Bacon, 35 AH; Cal-
ver, 406 MHl; Peake, 35 Al.
English II
Bader, 201 UH; Baum, W Phys Lee;
Bertram, W Phys Lec; Boys, W Phys
Lee; Copple, W Phys Lec; Engel, 305
SW; Everett, 1025 AH; Faust, 1025
AH; Fletcher, 209 AH; Fogle, 2054
NS; Garvin, 2054 NS; Green, 202 W
Phys; Greenhut, E Haven.
Haugh, 205 MH; Helm, 205 MH;
McClennen, 1025 AH; McKelvey, 205
MH; Millar, 3011 AH; O'Neill, 1121
NS; Schenk, 302SW; Schroeder, 3056
NS; Stibbs, 2203 AH; Thein, 3209
AH; Walker, 2234 AH; Weimer, 203
UH; Weisinger, 101 Ec; Wells, 1025
Make-up examination, for unavoid-
able examination conflicts only, will
be given Friday, May 22, 7-9 p.m.,
in Rooms 25 A.H. and 1025 A.H.
Electrical Engineering 23n, Ele-
mentary Radio, will be repeated dur-
ing the Summer Term if a sufficient
number of students request that it
be offered. E.E. 23n is a course in
radio for students of the College of
Literature, Science and the Arts, and
for other students without technical
background. It consists of lectures,
laboratory, and code practice. There
are no prerequisites and it gives four
hours' credit. Will any student who
is interested please telephone the
Electrical Engineering Department,
Ext. 443, or call at Room 274 West
Engineering Building.
English Honors Course for Seniors:
Applications for admission to this
course are due in the English Office
(3221 A.H.) not later than noon on
Saturday, May 16.
W. R. Humphreys
English 2, Sections 14 and 20: Mr.
McClennen will be unable to meet
his classes today.
English 31, Section 8: Mr. McClen-
nen will be unable to meet his class
today. *
Doctoral Examination for Richard
Gerstell, Forestry and Conservation;
thesis: "The Place of Winter Feeding
in Practical Wildlife Management,"
Friday, May 15, 2045 Natural Science
2:00 p.m. Chairman, H. M. Wight.
By action of the Executive Board,
the Chairman may invite members of
the faculties and advanced doctoral
candidates to attend the examina-
-tion and he may grant permission to
those who for sufficient reason might
wish to be present.
C. S. Yoakum
Carillon Concert: This evening's
carillon recital by Professor Percival
Price will be dedicated to Canada,
and will include French-Canadian
and English-Canadian airs as well as
a Fantase to the cann'mn- of

Liszt, and is -given in partial fulfill-
ment of the requirements of the
Master of Music degree.
John McAlister, Pianist, will give a
public recital at 8:30 tonight in the
Assembly Hall of the Rackham
Building, in partial fulfillment of the
requirements of the degree of Master
of Music. He has arranged a pro-
gram to include works of Schubert,
Beethoven, Respighi, Brahms and
Thirteenth Annual Exhibition of
Sculpture in the Concourse of the
Michigan League Building. Open
daily until after Commencement.
University Lecture: M. Pierre Cot,
former member of the French Cabi-
net, will lecture on the subject "The
Present Situation of France," under
the auspices of the Division of Social
Science, today at 4:15 p.m. in the
Kellogg Foundation Institute Audi-
torium. The public is cordially in-
Events Today
French Roundtable: Professor Per-
cival Price invites the French Round-
table, International Center, to see
and hear his Carillon recital on
tonight at 7:00, after which he will
explain in French the Carillon. The
scheduled meeting for last Friday was
not held because of May Festival.
The group will meet at Tower Door.
Chinese Students, Attention: Dr.
B. A. Liu of the China Institute will
be in Ann Arbor to meet all Chinese
students today and Friday. He
will be at the International Cen-
ter at 8 o'clock this evening for
a conference with the entire group,
and will make appointments for per-
sonal conferences at the Center for
La Sociedad Hispanica will meet
this evening at 8:00 to elect officers
for next year. All the members are
urged to attend. See Bulletin in
League for room number.
Mortar Board meeting today in the
League at 5:00 p.m. Attendance is
Interviewing for the League Sum-
mer Council will be held today, 3:00-
5:00 p.m. in the Undergraduate of-
fices of the League.
"No Time For Comedy," starring
Francis Lederer, will run through
Saturday evening, with matinees this
afternoon and Saturday at 3:15. This
play is presented by the 1942 Drama-
tic Season and tickets are on sale
daily from 10:00 to 8:30 at the box
office, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
The Graduate Coffee Hour has
been discontinued for the remainder
of this semester. "
Catholic Students: Hours for Mass-
es today, the Feast of the Ascension
-7, 8 and 9 o'clock.
Coming Events
The Research Club will meet in
the Rackham Amphitheatre Wednes-
day evening, May 20, at eight o'clock.
The papers to be presented are as
follows: "Hamtramck Revisited" by
Professor Arthur E. Wood and "Mich-
igan Politics in Transition-An Areal
Study of Political Trends in the Last
Decade" by Professor James K. Pol-
lock. The annua election of officers
will be held.
Public Health Club Picnic: A pic-
nic for all students and faculty in
the School of Public Health will be



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