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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 1944

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Hymn to Free Enterprise

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The Voice of Business
Of freedom this and freedom that the drooling
leftist chatters,
But freedom for Free Enterprise is all that really
matters;
This freedom was ordained by God, upon it rest
all others,
For man's divinest impulse is to overreach his
brothers;
And so to this celestial urge we make our offering
votive,
Behind all human greatness lies the noble Profit
Motive.
Chorus of Bankers, Stockbrokers, Executives and
Advertising Men
Then hail we now Free Enterprise,
Extol and give it praise!
In it the world's salvation lies,
Without it every freedom dies;
O glorious Free Enterprise-
The Enterprise that PAYS!
Solo: The President of the Manufacturers'
Association
For victory we're giving all-at scarcely more
than cost;
But how will victory help us if Free Enterprise
be lost?
The war's demands for well-laid plans most
loyally we've heeded,.
But peace is quite a different thing-no plan-
ning then is needed;
So, while today the state's controls have stretched
us on the rack,
The moment victory comes in sight we want our
freedom back!
Chorus
Then hail we now Free Enterprise,
Extol and give it. praise!
In armed revolt we'll all arise
If any post-war party tries
To undermine Free Enterprise-
The Enterprise that PAYS!

Solo: The President of the Advertiser's
Association
Conspirators on every side Free Enterprise have
slandered,
Forgetting that it's given us the world's best liv-
ing standard;
We eat and drink supremely well at Mayflower,
Ritz, or Rideau,
And no one drives more Cadillacs or bigger
ones than we do;
How blind the Socialist who plots this way of
life to shatter!
Free Enterprise brings wealth to all-at least to
all who matter.
Chorus
Then hail we now Free Enterprise,
Extol and give it praise!
In grateful pride we publicize
The soldier in this war who dies:
"He died to save Free Enterprise-
The Enterprise that PAYS!"
The Voice of Business
Free Enterprise does not, of course, mean silly
competition,
And cutting prices is a sin for which there's no
remission;
A "Gentlemen's Agreement" is the best of all
devices
To stabilize our dividends, our markets, and
our prices;
For taking risks we've little love, we set our
whole affection
On something like monopoly, with adequate pro-
tection.
Chorus
Then hail we now Free Enterprise,
Extol and give it praise!
In it the world's salvation lies,
Without it every freedom dies;
O glorious Free Enterprise,
O wonderful Free Enterprise,
O MARVELOUS Free Enterprise--
The Enterprise that PAYS!
-The Nation

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NIGHT EDITOR: BARBARA HERRINTON
Editorials pitblished in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.
INA CTION:
Roosevelt Speech Won't
Save Jews in Balkans
FEW LIVES are ever saved by humanitarian
speeches unaccompanied by definite action.
Lately, though, too many of our leaders have de-
pended for results on encouraging statements in-
stead of specfic deeds. The latest instance of this
came iday"when President Roosevelt called
on the 'people of the Balkans to hide the Jews
in that area fron persecution by the oncoming
Nazis.
It is as ineffective as it is easy to sit in Wash-
ington and calmly issue a declaration. But it is
alnost a certainty that such words will not
have any effect in halting the tortures, slaugh-
ters, and mass murders that are bound to occur
Within the coming weeks.
At the same time the President asked that
"the free people of Europe and Asia temporarily
open their frontiers to all victims of oppression."
'That statement will seem ironical to those who
have been following the fate of Europe's Jews
for the past few years. No one knows just how
many hundreds of thousands of Jewish people
have already been killed, but the number is
unbelievably large.
And all this while, the possibility of saving
many of these people has been in front of the
United Nations' leaders. If the doors of Pales-
tine had been opened to increased immigration
of refugees, a good many of the prospective vic-
tims would no longer be in the Balkans, waiting
for the scheduled oppression.
Even today it is not too late to make this
move-to allow those who can still escape to
enter their rightful homeland. Instead, Presi-
dent Roosevelt makes speeches urging other
peoples to take the action which is the legiti-
mate responsibility of the United Nations.
-Betty Koffma
LOS BLANCOS:
Republicans Are Dated,
But There's Still Hope
OR those who look down their noses at South
American politics, a point brought out in a
recent history lecture should prove startling.
As long ago as the 1830's the conservative party
in Uruguay adopted the white flag as its symbol.
So . . . here it is 1944 and our conservatives
haven't raised the white flag yet. Just a century
and some behind the times.
In the 1920's our conservative policies (a)
kept us out of the League of Nations, (b)
passed the Smoot-Hawley tariff bill. We throw
the rest of the world into chaos and then step
out of the picture, until we're forced back in
by Pearl Harbor. This is a gigantic over-sim-
plification of the facts, but it's still fact.
And members of the Republican party who are
now candidates for nomination for the presi-
dency persist in these same policies. Before they
learned better, some hailedGovernor Bricker as
"a second Harding." We could go one better.
Let's call Governor Dewey " a second George
Washington." Dewey may not be the father of
his country, but he's certainly an isolationist. And
still no white flag! Like a dog hanging onto a
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The WASHINGTON
MERRY-GO-ROUND

By DREW PEARSON I

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WASHINGTON, Mar. 25 - F. D. Roosevelt,
greatest friend of labor in American history, is
now facing the bitterest labor feud of his many
years in office. The two wings of labor are vir-
tually trying to pull him to pieces. It got so bad
that, a week ago Saturday, the CIO, in a secret
session threatened to resign from the War Labor
Board.-
There are two chief AFL-CIO boiies o con-
tention. One is the question of CIO representa-
tion at the coming Philadelphia meeting . of
the International Labor Oflice on April 10.
The other is the breaking of the wage-stabiliza-
The difference between realization and ac-
quaintance is highly significant. A man may be
aware of cultural pluralism, for example, without
a realization of what is is. His knowledge about
it will picture cultural pluralism as the existence
in our nation of many cultures, each as free
as any other. But a realization of cultural plural-
ism takes place only when he experiences his
own culture conditioned by some other. Person-
ly viewed, only when I, as an American, sym-
pathetically study and absorb some phases of the
Chinese way or the Russian way, can I realize
the meaning of cultural pluralism. Or only when
I, as a Christian, actually worship with a Jew
in his Judaism, can I begin to realize the fact of
cultural pluralism spiritually. Our rejection of
another ethnic group usually is done in total
ignorance of that group or their culture. The cen-
tral reason why it is irreligious to so reject the
persons concerned is that such rejection is done
as if the persons were things. Since they arei
persons, religiousness demands respect and rev-
erence on my part. One God, therefore, all men
are brothers.
Realization is something different from the
idea. It is the idea plus a series of emotions.
Without entering into a mystical experience, the
realization of cultural pluralism would involve
at least the joy of having found en rapport with
a person whose interpretation of life-including
tastes, habitual responses and generalizations-
is dramatically different. I have a Hindu friend
in Chicago whom I greatly enjoy. He is not only
unique, as Mr. Sinha differs from Mr. Jones,
but he is rich, as I see him, because he is Hindu
while I am Christian. I believe our friendship
makes me a rounded Christian. He confesses to
have become a better Hindu for a similar reason
in reverse. This experience of cultural pluralism,
of which Mordekai Kaplan. is an able exponent,
is almost the opposite of Christianization. Chris-
tianization presupposes that I should convert my
Hindu friend out of Hinduism into the Christian
way. Americanization also, is a form of over-

tion formula and the question of whether the
CIO or AFL shall get credit for blowing it to
pieces-if that happens.
Some time ago the President promised CO
chief Phil Murray that the CIO could send a
delegate to the International Labor Office con-
vention. This meant that the CIO would have
equal representation with the AFL, each getting
one-half vote. Immediately thereafter, someone
round the White House warned the President
that he had stuck his foot in it, so FDR sent for
Bill Green.
Green, after hearing the news, came out of the
White House with a very sour look on his face.
He told newsmen that the AFL would never agree
to having the CIO represented at the Interna-
tional Labor Office convention, that the ILO had
been started by Sam Gompers long before the
CI was ever heard of, and that, if the CIO
was going to be represented at Philadelphia, the
AFL would stay out.f
Blunt Turndown -
Labor controversy No. 2 came to a head a
week ago Saturday when the War Labor Board
voted on whether to have hearings on the
Little Steel formula in order to consider giving
a I7 cents an hour raise to Phil Murray's steel
workers.
At this meeting, AFL members, blazing mad
because the CIO had been offered equal delega-
tion at the ILO Philadelphia convention, voted
against holding Little Steel hearings. Their nega-
tive vote also was induced by the fact that the
AFL previously had asked to have the Little Steel
formula opened up, and had been denied.
Previously, it was most unusual for any labor
members on the War Labor Board to vote
against each other. Furthermore, all the CIO
was asking was a hearing on the Little Steel
Formula, not a definite decision to break it.
When this was denied, the CIO threatened to
withdraw from the WLB.
All of which illustrates the headaches in store
for any Presidential candidate who tries to carry
labor at the next election.
(Copyright, 1944, United Features Syndicate)
simplification which misses the real point of a
democratic way.
Realization, then, takes place only where
there is sympathy, a will to appreciate, an ov-
erture from person to person and a search for
mutuality beneath the exteriors of a culture.
It also requires willingness to learn without
dominating. If American democracy is to ride
the tide of racial fears which is now setting
in, such a solution of our community rela-
tions must be popularized speedily. The ob-
ligation rests primarily on every majority-
on the prevailing racial stock, on Christians
in religion and on all groups having prestige.
Edward W. Blakeman
Counselor in Religious Education

Sanmuel Grafton's
NEW YORK, March 25.- Under
our new approach to France, it seems
we reserve the right to deal with
others than de Gaullists, if we
choose.
General Eisenhower is empowered
to make arrangements with French
politicians not recognized by the de-
Gaulle committee, nor members of it.
For a day of wild rumors, it was
believed in Algiers that this meant
we would deal with Vichyites. The
Fighting French, in their innocence,
consider that there are only two
kinds of Frenchmen, those who are
for democracy and those who are for
fascism.
But it seems there is a third sort
of Frenchman, and that's the sort
we are looking for. This fancy hy-
brid is not a Vichyite, not a de-
Gaullist, either. He has remained
in France, through the war, with-
out joining Vichy and without
- joining the resistance movements.
He has been sitting there like a
dummy since 1940. Nobody has
been able to make him talk. The
most monstrous events have taken
place, without stirring a reaction
in him. As to how useful this inert
mass of flesh can be to us, nobody
has explained. If there is such a
Frenchman, I know right now I
don't like him. He sounds like a
slug.
I doubt whether there is such a
Frenchman, outside the cemeteries.
It would appear that, forced to
choose between Vichy and de Gaulle,
we have tried toresolve our dilemma
by inventing a third type of French-
DIAILY OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 1944
VOL. LIV NO. 103
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The Bylaws, Section 3.24, provide:
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Every "authorized" key has been
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man. I do not believe he exists. This
matches the curious feeling I some-
times have, as I look over the accum-
ulating instances of gaposis in our
foreign policy, that we don't exist
either.
This would seem to be something
like the Giraud policy, without a
Giraud; a Giraud policy looking for
a Giraud; a diplomatic construction
based on the little man who isn't
there.
HAVE written a number of times
about American "political slug-
gishness," but I did not believe we
would go so far as to invent a cor-
responding French political sluggish-
ness to be its mate. It is with a sad
heart that I make these jests; I
promise you that I am laughing on
only one side of my face.. For every-
one has heard the many F.B.I. inves-
tigator jokes, about the intense fear
on the part of several of our govern-
ment bureaus lest they make a slip
and hire someone who was too hot
an anti-fascist, too soon, a "pre-
mature anti-fascist;" everyone has
heard about the eagerness of the
bureaus to secure employes who were
indifferent to the national danger
until it was too late to avert it. Now

GRIN AND BEAR IT

By Lichty

"I wish the poor girl in this serial could get to know that politician
you were listening to last night-I feel he could solve a lot of her
problems!"

we seem, incredibly, to be looking
for the same kind of Frenchman.
As to what we are going to do with
him when we find him, except stuff
him, I cannot imagine.
But we are not going to find him,
because he does not exist. ttmost,
he is a shad'ow in our own mirrors.
Furthermore, if he is as politically
Inert as we think, he will not be in
a position to be of much use to our
invading forces; he won't be able
to surrender anything, because he
won't have anything. The trouble
with the curious doctrine of expe-
diency-plus-morality which we are
enunciating is that expedient deals
are possible only with men who
are definitely linked with the en-
emy; other men have nothing to be
expedient with, or about. Our ex-
pediency invites them, our current
moral pronouncements reject
them, and the upshot is our pres-
ent hunt for an unidentified po-
litical neuter.
Those who have felt that our for-
eign policy is languishing in a kind
of misty Halfway House will now
have their doubts reinforced. Un-
committed men are hunting for an
uncommitted assistant.
(Copyright, 1944, N.Y. Post Syndicate)

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Professor Clarence H. Graham of
Brown University will speak at 4:15
Wednesday, March 29, in the amphi-
theatre of the Rackham Building.;
He will discuss "Some Problems in
Visual Psychology." Professor Gra-
ham, in cooperation with others, has
conducted a number of experiments
on visual phenomena.
French Lecture: .Miss Helen B.'
Hall, Curator, Institute of Fine Arts,
will give the sixth of the French Lec-
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The Congregational-Disciples Guild
will meet at the Congregational
Church at 5:00 p.m. Professor Ben-
nett Weaver will speak on THE LAST
RESERVE. A cost supper will be
served. The program will conclude
in time for service men to reach bar-
racks for the evening muster.
The Michigan Christian Fellowship
will meet this afternoon at 4:30 in
the Fireplace Room, Lane Hall. The
speaker, R. L. Daniel, has as a topic
"Ethiopia and the Coming of the
Lord."
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Student
Club, will have a supper meeting to-
day at 5:00 at the Lutheran Student

BARNABY

Pop, Congressman Mr. O'Malley,
my Fairy Godfather, is going to
get that dam built for you...

So he says he can have Congress
order two at the same fime and
save money. He's economizing ...

Representative Rumpeistilskin
promised Mr. O'Malley his vote.
. . . By now he's probably got ALL

By Crockett Johnson
Mr. O'Malley! Did you jOHN
persuade everybody-

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