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"I told the Mrs. she's not the only one that gets about."
By DREW PEARSON
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WASHINGTON-It was hushed up
inside Congress, but the one Negro
Congressman in the House of Repre-
sentatives has been barred from the
Committee on Post Office and Post
The Congressman is William Daw-
son, Democrat, from Chicago's first
district. Dawson defeated Arthur
Mitchell, Democrat, the one Negro
Congressman in the last Congress.
Mitchell, who had many friends in
Congress, was a member of the Post
Office and Post Roads Committee,
from which Dawson is now barred.
So it is claimed that race prejudice
is not involved. However, it looks as
if Congressman Dawson might have
a harder time than his predecessor.
Here is what happened:
The Kelly-Nash machine in Chi-
cago, which elected Congressman
Dawson, asked that he replace Mitch-
ell on the Post Office Committee.
There were six vacancies on the com-
mittee and eight candidates. Dawson
ran eighth in the voting, so failed to
However, his Kelly-Nash friends
asked that Dawson's name be sulk-
mitted again, and Representative
Dingell of Michigan took the matter
up with Representative Thomas G.
Burch of Virginia, chairman of the
Post Office Committee. Burch said
that one Congressman from Illinois,
Noah Mason, Republican, was already
on the Committee.
Meanwhile, an incident occurred
which made several Southern mem-
bers of the Post Office Committee,
hit the ceiling. A Negro lobbyist,
Edgar Brown, representative of the
United Government Employees Un-
ion, contacted Chairman Burch
and other members of the Com-
mittee. According to them, he pro-
ceeded to lay down the law and
demand that Dawson be placed on
the Committee, hinting reprisal at
This ended the matter. Several
members of the Committee threat-
ened to resign if Dawson were ap-
pointed, and as a compromise he was
shunted to the Insular Affairs Com-
mittee, headed by Joe L. Smith of
Thanks to Yankee ingenuity and
"reciprocal" lend-lease from the
British, our troops in England will
be able to keep up with two of their
favorite card games-poker and
Army morale officers recently were
in a dither about a shortage of poker
chips in A.E.F. camps in England.
The British don't play poker, and it
was impossible to buy chips anywhere
in the 'Isles. However, the problem
finally was solved by the troops them-
selves, who turned their spare change
into British farthings (equal to half
an American cent).
The farthings have proved a good
substitute for chips and cost U.S.
soldiers nothing extra for their poker
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NIGHT EDITOR: EVELYN PHILLIPS
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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN
Manpower Corps Calls
'U' Men for Vital Job
- ITICS of liberal education in wartime can
point to the Manpower Corps registration Fri-
dtr as a strong argument on their side.
Prominent advance publicity stressing the ur-
gent need for all-campus cooperation and enu-
merating the important home front projects
planned by the Corps met with almost complete
student apathy. Approximately 50 men regis-
tered on Friday, registration day for the general
campus. (Fraternity registration figures are not
The' alling up of the Air Corps and the gen-
eral atmosphere of uncertainty and restlessness
greated by the disintegration of normal college'
life have been offered as an explanation of the
deplorably small turnout.
BUT such an explanation misses the point com-
pletely. It merely explains why those affected
by the call-less than 200 out of a total of over
4,500 male students-could not be expected to
For that vast majority of students not af-
fected by the Air Corps call, the effect of the
Army announcenent should have been just the
opposite It should have made them doubly
aware of their responsibility toward helping
the war effort while still being allowed to stay
The Manpower Corps has a very important job
to do-they have worked hard to make arrange-
ments for helping on the home front in every
way possible. But obviously it will be impossible
for any plans to be carried out if there are no
men to do the work
Right now there are' several jobs that
should be tackled immediately but which can-
not be attempted without a fartgreater number
of registrants. The Manpowei- Corps adminis-
trative staff is making plans for such projects
as establishing a recreation center for the
children of war workers in the Ypsilanti area,
making vital war parts on campus in conjunc-
tion with the Building and Grounds Depart-
ment, supplying the University Hospital with'
badly needed orderlies and furnishing labor
for Michigan farms in the spring.
THERE will be another registration day soon.
If you haven't already signed up, don't fail
to do so then. - Irving Jaffe
Clothes Rationing Issue
Is Example of Bungling
THE WMC and the WPB missed their oppor-
tunity to cooperate this week concerning an-
nouncements on the clothing situation in the
On the basis of a WMC estimate that demands
of the armed services and war plants would mean
a loss this year of 3,200,000 workers from less
essential civilian industries," Donald M. Nelson,
head of the WPB, was reported as having said
to a Senate investigating committee that, if the
estimate were correct, clothing rationing would
The announcement was made without first
checking the estimate, and people, fearful of a
clothing shortage, began to buy abnormal
amounts of wearing apparel. The Detroit area
alone reported a serious drain on stocks from one
This premature announcement has done more
to cause a need for clothing rationing than any
EIGHT LONG YEARS:
China's Patience Wears
Thin as America Waits
THE CHINESE are known for their patience.
They waited eight long years for us to stop
furnishing Japan with the materials to conquer
China; they waited ten decades for us to relin-
quish our claims of extraterritoriality; they have
waited 14 months for their war ally to send them
help; they are waiting now.
China will wait as long as she can, which will
be to the last gun, the last round of ammuni-
tion, and the last man. Since Burma fell the
supplies China has received have dwindled to
almost nothing. The only supplies she gets are
a very small amount by air frorip India.
We spent six months and untold numbers of
men and equipment to take New Guinea, and
when China calls desperately for 50 planes we
can't send them. We may have big plans for
helping China in the future, after we defeat
Hitler and take a few more islands in the Pacific,
but now is when China needs the help. One
plane today may be worth 50 next year, because
by next year the armies of China may be pushed
back to the hills and to positions where they will
hot be able to receive or use the help we can send.
WITH OUR HELP China can be the Russia of
the East. - -Charles Bernstein
HOW CERTAIN is man to reach his destiny?
By destiny, we mean the fore-ordained future,
the legitimate outcome of his capacities. Being
last in the long series of organisms, man as an
animal is more fragile than his kinsmen; hence,
as an incident in the long series he will arrive
only in case the optimist's vie can ,hold. But
man is not simply the upward thrust of life. He
is that and more. In man, life has come to con-
sciousness and risen through consciousness to a
certain type of mastery.
Of what is this mastery compounded? Religion
insists that life itself is an expression of the
interested God. Religion holds that from the
beginning, or prior to observable beginning, being
is. We say not was, for that would date the Being
who transcends time. Rather, religion says God
is. If that insistence of religion be true, then
man will reach his destiny, attain the ultimate
of *his capacities and arrive when he relates his
aspiration, hope and struggle to God. This is
embodied in the idea of prayer, worship, thought
and behavior. On man's side, prayer is first a
cry out of necessity to ultimate being, to the
uni erse of which God is the soul. In this he
offers a response to the feeling that the soul can,
should and will answer. Conversely, God, to the
man of faith who prays, is the essential reality
longing to lead man along the way of Godlike-
ness. When Jesus called God "Our Father," he
seemed to have been teaching this truth. That is,
God by nature loves His children. In worship
plus ethical appreciation and practice, they truly
respond to him.
IN OUR AGE in this naturalistic period, when
man by observation and verification with a
repetition of effort after effort tries hard to know
himself, an egoism steals in on him and tends
to cut short his reach. In the very act of know-
ing, man runs the danger of becoming distorted
by conceit. It is at this point that religion clears
the air by placing man in the stream of life, an
effect of which God is the cause. As creature, man
at worship is in true perspective. Keplar identified
By SAMUEL GRAFTON
NEW YORK-Clare Boothe's post-war world
has an awful lot of airplanes in it. Everywhere
you look, airplanes; airplanes shuttling back and
forth, and America in control of the skies, and
England of the seas. That is (in part) her vision
of the future, and she invents the word
"globaloiey" to describe some of Mr. Henry Wal-
lace's global dreams of milk for everybody. Some-
how, to me, the picture of a mother feeding milk
to her child, milk pure and plenty, seems rather
less globalonious than the 2,000 horsepower future
as dreamed up by Miss Boothe.
However, I am not prepared to choose be-
tween Miss Boothe's airplanes and Mr. Wal-
lace's milk as the best prescription for 1949.
Pinching myself smartly on both cheeks, I come
forward with .a third position, to wit: Why
don't both of you, my braves, stop escaping to
the future and tell us what' we ought to do
right now, in 1943?
AIRPLANES VS. MILK
Neither Miss Boothe's airplanes nor Mr. Wal-
lace's milk are going to mean very much in 1949,
unless we make 1943 mean more than it means at
present. Right now 1943 is jibbering. Its lips
move in North Africa, but they are not forming
intelligible words. It is grunting a kind of elab-
orate "no" to China. It is confirming the Indians
in a policy of violence, a policy imposed on them.
Where 1943 does speak clearly, it says in hollow
tones that it. intends Hong Kong to be British
forever, and the East Indies Dutch ditto.
The entire war-aims debate has taken a turn
for the worse. It is developing.middle-age spread.
The isolationist press is beginning to talk frankly
about securing "victory's spoils." To Clare Boothe
goes the doubtful honor of owning the first Con-
gressioial voice to launch a campaign of imperi-'
alist rivalry with Britain, over the question of
who shall dominate the air. She makes it a ques-
tion of whether we shall control our own airfields,
but that is obscurantism; every child knows we
shall control our own airfields; to dominate the
airways we should have to control foreign air-
ports, and no program could lead straighter to
war than Miss Boothe's.
UP IN THE AIR SO HIGH
Meanwhile, the better spokesmen for war aims,
too close to the administration for their own good,
have been compromised by every administration
compromise. They are now crowded back into a
sterile, dreamy 1949. They are staring, with
frightened eyes, over a stockade of years, at the
incredible present. And while Miss Boothe pro-
poses that we ride high above the probable
miseries of 1949 in our air fleets, and while Mr.
Wallace bids us get down among them with our
milk, here is 1943, which chatters, through click-
ing teeth, that we have no plans at all.
ONE YEAR AT A TIME
That is what 1943 is saying, if it says anything,
but I refuse to leave it for the sunnier pastures of
1949. I am stuck in 1943, and I intend to stay
there; I won't budge out of it, until 1944, of
course; a year to which I shall be equally partial
when it arrives.
Don't we know what's going on in the world?
That Chiang Kai-shek's administration, for ex-
ample, is under great pressure, both economic and
political; that he is sitting on top of a galloping
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 1943
VOL. LIII No. 90
All notices for the Daily Official Bul-
letin are to be sent to the Office of the
President in typewritten form by 3:30
p.m. of the day preceding its publica-
tion, except on Saturday when the no-
tices should be submitted by 11:30 a.m.
Student Tea: President and Mrs. Ruth-
yen will be at home to students Wednesday
afternoon, Feb. 17, from 4 to 6 o'clock.
To the Members of the University Sen-
ate: The meeting of the University Sen-
ate on Monday, February 15, at 4:15 p.m.
in the Rackham Amphitheatre as been
called at the request of certain members
to afford opportunity for discussion of
University salaries, provisions for those
called into the national service, relation
between the University Senate and the
Board of Regents, and other topics of gen-
Applications in Support of Research
Projects: To give Research Committees
and the Executive Board adequate time to
study all proposals, it is requested that
faculty members having projects needing
support during 1942-1943 file their pro-
posals in the Office of the Graduate School
by Friday, Feb. 19. "Those wishing to renew
previous requests whether now receiving
support or nOt should so indicate. Applica-
tion forms will be maileso r can be ob-
tained at Secretary's Office, Room 1006,
Rackham Building, Telephone 372.
C. S. Yoakum-
Application Forms for Fellowships and
Scholarships in the Graduate School of the
University for the year 1943-1944 may be
obtained from the Office of the Graduate
School now. All blanks must be returned
to that office by Feb. 15 in order to re-
ceive consideration. C. S. Yoakum
German Table or Faculty Members will
meet Monday at 12:10 p.m. in the Founders'
Room, Michigan Union. Members of all
departments are cordially invited. There
will be a brief talk on "Die Universitat vor
50 Jahren" by Mr. H. A. Sanders.
Public Health Assembly: An assembly for
students in the School of Public Health
will be held on Monday, February 15, at
4:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the W. K.
Kellogg Foundation Institute. Dr. Haven
Emerson of Columbia University' will ad-
dress the assembly on the subject, "The
Principles and Content of a Uniform State
Public Health Law."
All Public Health students are expected
Freshmen who entered the Hopwood Con-
test for Freshmen should call for their
manuscripts at the Hopwood Room, 3227
Angell Hall, between the hours of 2:00 and
5:50 on Monday, February 15.
Choral Union Members: Members of the
Chorus in good standing (without unex-
cused abscences on their records) will
please call for their courtesy tickets to the
Heifetz concert on the day of the concert,
Tuesday, February 16, between 10 and 12,
and 1 and 4 o'clock, at the offices of the
University Musical Society in Burton Me-
morial Tower. Charles A. Sink, Pres.
College of Literature, Science, and the
Arts, Schools of Education, Forestry, Music,.
and Public Health: Students who received
marks of I or X at the close of their last
semester or summer session of attendance
will receive a grade of E in the course or
courses unless this work is made up by
March 8. Students wishing an extension
of time beyond this date in order to make
up this work should file a petition ad-
dressed to the appropriate official in their
school with Room 4 of U.H. where it will
Robert L. Williams, Asst. Registrar
Students who plan to enter one of the
following professional schools: Law, Busi-
ness Administration, or Forestry and Con-
servation at the beginning of the summer
term on the Combined Curriculum must
file an application for this Curriculum in
the Office of, the Dean of the College of
Literature, Science, and the Arts, 1210 An-
gell Hall, on or before March 1, 1943. After
this date applications will be accepted only
upon the presentation of a satisfactory ex-
cuse for the delay and the payment of a
fe1 of $5.00.
University Lecture: Dr. Alberto Area-
Parro, National Director of Statistical Serv-
ices, Republic of Peru, will lecture on the
subject, "Peru's Population Problems: Eco-
nomically Active and Inactive Population,"
under the auspices of the Department of'
Geography, on Tuesday, Febuary 16, at
4:15 p.m. in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
The public is invited.
Lecture: Dr. George Calingaert of the
Ethyl Gasoline Corporation will lecture on
the subject, "Some Reactions of Organ-
omnetalIic Compounds," sponsored by the
American Chemical Society, on Tuesday,
Feb. 16, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 303 Chemistry
Building. The public is invited.
French Lecture: Professor William Mc-
Laughlin of the Romance Language De-
partment will give the fifth of the French
Lectures sponsored by the Cercle Francais
entitled: "Un Lyc6e En France Souvenirs
Personnels" on Wednesday, February 17,
at 4:15 p.m. in Room D, Alumni Memorial
Tickets for the series of lectures may be
procured from the Secretary of the De-
partment of Romance Languages or 'at
the door at the time of the lecture.rt
Open to the public.
Biological ChemistrySeminar will meet
on Monday, February 15, at 7:30 p.m., in
319 West Medical Building. "Phenols. Ab-
sorption, Conjugation and Excretion," will
be discussed. All interested are invited.
Biological Chemistry III: Laboratory re-
fund slips may be obtained from Mr. Kaer-
cher at the Storeroom Office on Tuesdays
and Wednesdays from 2:00 to 4:30, and on
Saturday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30. Stu-
dents who are not aple to obtain the re-
fund slips personally must send signed or-
ders for them, if they are to be given to
Political Science 52, sec. 2 (TT,9) will
meet in room 2029 A.H. instead of room
35 A.H. Lionel H. Laing
German 160 (Faust course) meets in 408
Library on Thursday, 4-6 p.m.
Choral Union Concert: Jascha Heifetz,
violinist, will give the eighth program in
the Choral Union Concert Series Tuesday,
February 16, at 8:30 o'clock in Hill Audi-
torium. A limited number of tickets are
available at the offices of the 'University
Musical Society in Burton Memorial Tower;
and after 7 o'clock on the evening of the
concert at the box office in Hill Audi-
torium. Charles A. Sink, President
Faculty Recital: Music of Mozart, Schu-
bert, Haydn and Brahms will be heard at
'4:15 today in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
when Mrs. Maud Okkelberg of the School
of Music faculty will give a piano recital.
The program is open to the general public
The All-Girl Band will meet with the
"Pops" Band at Morris Hall today from
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
The Research Club will meet in the Am-
phitheatre of the Rackham Building on
Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 8:00 p.m. The fol-
lowing papers will be presented: "Observa-
tions on the Precordial Electrocardiogram"
by Professor F. N. Wilson, and "Codes and
Ciphers" by Professor Arthur H. Copeland.
The Regular Tuesday Evening Recorded
Program will be played on Thursday dur-
ing the remainder of the Spring Term.
All Mozart Program: "Magic Flute"
Overature, Piano Concerto No. 14 in E
flat major, Violin Concerto No. 5 in A
major, Two Piano Sonata in D major,
Symphony in D major (Haffner).
The Annual French Play: Tryouts for
the Annual French Play will be held Tues-
day, February 16, Thursday, February 18,
and Friday, February 19, from 3:00 to 5:15
p.m., in Room 408, Romance Language
Building. Any student on the campus who
hasoko wlede 1r,',gof tIh Frenh L~'.,Tn'-
Sigma Gamma Epsilon meeting on Tues-
day, Feb. 16, at 8:00 p.m. in the Natural
Science Bldg. James Vine will talk on his
work in Newfoundland. Refreshments.
Bibliophiles will meet with Mrs. George
McEwen, 1419 Henry St., at 2:30 p.m. on
Tuesday, February 16.
Trinity Lutheran Church Services will be
held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rever-
end H. O. Yoder speaking on "That Narrow
Zion Lutheran, Church Services will be
held at 10:30 a.m. unday Mr. Elmer
Christiansen will speak on "Jesus" Glory
and His Transfiguration."
The Lutheran Student Association will
hold its meeting at 5:30 p.m Sunday, Mrs.
Rebehca Conradson will discuss the work'
of the Lutheran Church with the Army
The Ann Arbor Frieds Meeting (Quakers)
will meet for worship Sunday afternoon at
5:00 int Lane Hall. A Fellowship supper
will follow. All interested are cordially in-
Memorial Christian Church (Disciples):
10:45 a.m., Morning Worship.Rev.,Fre-
erick Cowin, Minister.
7:00 p.m., Guild Sunday Evening Hour.'
Dr. T. T. Brumbaugh of Detroit will speak
to the Congregational and Disciple stu-
dents at the Congregational Church on
"The Future of Christianity in the Orient."
A social hour and refreshments will fol-
low the program.
First Congregational Church:
10:45 a.m., Public Worship. The Subject
of Dr. L. A. Parr's Sermon will be "That
5:30 p.m., Ariston League. Raymond
Steiner will lead a discussion on "Mexico,
Our Neighbors Across the Border".
7:00 p.m., Student Fellowship will have
a combined Inter-Guild meeting in/ the
Assembly room of the Congregational
Church. Dr. T. T. Brumbaugh of the De-
troit Council of Churches, who has spent
many years in the Orient, will speak on
the subject: "The Future of Christianity
in the Orient."
First Church of Christ, Scientist:
Wednesday evening service aN :00.
Sunday morning ,servict at 10:30.
Sunday School at 11:45 a.m.
Free public Reading Room at 106 E.
Washington St. open every day except
Sundays and holidays from 11:30 a.m. until
5:00 p.m., Satirdays until 9:00 p.m.
Lutheran Student Chapel:
Sunday at 11:00 a.m.: Divine Service in
Michigan League Chapel. Sermon by the
Rev. Alfred Scheips, "The Joy of Worship."
Sunday at 6:00 p.m.: Supper Meeting and
Valentine Kid Party at St. Paul's Lutheran
Church, W. Liberty at Third. Meet at Lane
Hall at 5:30 p.m.
First Methodist Church and Wesley
Foundation: 9:30 a.m. Student Class with
Professor George E. Carrothers, leader.
Subject for discussion: "The Individual
and the Larger Self." Morning Worship
Service at 10:40 o'clock. Dr. Walter W.
Van Kirk of the Federal Council of
Churches of Christ in America and com-
mentator for "Religion in the News" will
speak on "A Religious Close-up of England
in Wartime." Wesleyan Guild meeting be-
ginning with a Tea and fellowship hour at
4:00 p.m. At 4:30 p.m. Dr. Van Kirk will
lead the 'discussion on "Protestantism."
This is the last subject in the series on
"Religio.ns of the World." Dr. Van Kirk is
brought here by the Henry Martin Loud
First Baptist Church:
10:00 a.m.: The Undergraduate Class will
study the work of Luke and the Acts, in
the Guild House, 502 E. Huron St. The
Graduate Class will discuss "What Can
We Believe About the Sacraments?" In
11:00 a.m.: Sermon: "Sons", by Rev.
C. H. Loucks.
7:00 p.m.: Evening meeting of the Roger
Williams Guild in the Guild House. Mr.
Gale Potee will discuss "What Christianity
is Meaning to India Today".