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Jane Farrant . . . . Managing Editor
Claire Sherman . . . . Editorial Director
Stan Wallace . . . . City Editor
Evelyn Phillips . . . Associate Editor
Harvey Frank . . . . . . Sports Editor
Bud Low . . . . . . Associate Sports Editor
Jo Ann Peterson . Associate Sports Editoi
Mary Anne Olson . . . . Women's Editor
Marjorie Hall. . Associate Women's Editor
Marjorie Rosmarin , Associate Women's Editor
Business Staff

NEW YORK, June 10 - There's
nothing like being a realist. This is
a hard world, friends. It's not a
world for impractical, visionary
You have to know the score, and
not let anybody pull the wool over
your eyes.
Your true realist, for example, will
always be a little suspicious of de
Gaulle. There's a lot about de
Gaulle that's hard to explain. For
example, why did he come over to
our side, in 1940, when our side hard-
ly had a shirt to its back? Hmm.
And then, look how angry he is
with French generals and admirals
who sided with Petain. He wants to
kill them. Everybody knows those
men were just obeying orders, ac-
cording to old military and naval
tradition. They would have lost their
pensions, too, if they would have
come over. Has General de Gaulle
ever thought of that? That's the
trouble with de Gaulle, he's so excited
all the time.
Look how sore he gets just be-
cause we recognize a government
for Italy, which stabbed France in
the back, and refuse to recognize
a government for France, the stab-
bee. ' Why can't he understand
that Italy is legal, and that France
isn't legal? That's because France
is still occupied, while Italy . . .
Well, anyway, he's a pretty hostile
fellow, and probably anti-British and
anti-American. You have to be
tough with these types, and watch
them closely, because they're enig-
YOUR true realist, however, has no
difficulty in understanding
Franco's on our side. What could
be clearer? All we did was to make
a hundred thousand airplanes, and

first thing you know, Franco refused
to declare war on us. You have to
appreciate those things.
And then it was so nice of Franco,
when we had 600 airplanes crowding
the field at Gibraltar, in November,
1942, not to fire on them.
Of course, there are some mushy-
headed idealists around, who say
Franco didn't fire on the 600 air-
planes because he figured maybe we
had more where those came from.
But we practical fellows know,
don't we, that Franco just didn't
want to fire on those 600 airplanes,
because that would have been mean.
He didn't want to mess them up.
He's a high-type man, who is always
kind to airplanes. If you have a
hard head on your shoulders, and if
you try to understand these things,
it isn't difficult.
It's not as if we realists didn't
ever make concessions to the plain
people of Europe. Sure we do. We
don't jump to conclusions. We
take our time. We wait until the
people of France are thoroughly
disgusted, until they're too angry,
at us to be grateful, and then we
move in like lightning, and do
what we should have done two
years earlier.
There's one thing you have to say
about us realists, and that is, we
know an opportunity when we've
missed it.
You know, this is a serious prob-
lem. We have to be careful, we have
to be realistic, because we really
don't seem to have very much in-
fluence in Europe any more. In a
situation like that, you can't turn
the political job over to those softy
idealists, who are always going
around, jumping to conclusions,
playing hunches, and picking up
with all kinds of people.
(Copyright, 1944, N.Y. Post Syndicate)

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Digging In on the Home Front.

Post-War Germany
DESPITE the persistent clamour of the pro-
fessional hun-haters and despite the mod-
erate hysteria current in this country to wipe
out Germany or divide it into a confederation
such as existed in the eighteenth century, there
are still, in the major allied nations enough so-
ber-minded people searching for a satisfactory
solution to the question, "What shall we do with
You need only to look at your newspaper,
magazines, or the list of best seller books, or
listen to the radio to bear out the contention
that we in America, for one, are looking for a
practical solution to the question. These opin-
ions of course, vary, but by and large they do
not promote complete destruction of the enemy
To begin with, we must assume that this
war will be fought to a natural end, and not
end'in armistice as did World War 1. A crushed
Germany will be bitter, but more important,
will, be so exhausted and impotent that its
reconstruction cannot ever be left in its own
hands. This sounds undemocratic, but let
us hiot deceive ourselves. Democracy is not
an automatic state or condition, it is some-
thiqig to be achieved. To go farther, it is prob-
ably the most difficult political condition to
achieve, and because of human failings, the
most difficult to maintain. It will be up to
us, at the present, the most suited moralistic-
ally and militarily to help achieve democracy
for Germany.
To bring democracy to Germany will take a
long time. The present generation of Germans
and their parents have lived through periods of
bitterness, depression, beastly militarism, and
always with the stigma, enhanced through per-
sistent propaganda, that they are everywhere
hated. The adherence to such foolish theories
of racial superiority and military superiority is
easily understandable in this light. It is the old
theory of the person beridden by an inferiority
complex, who grasps at any chance to show his
superiority by building up a protective shell and
believing things of himself that are almost in-
conceivably illogical. The, danger of continuing
this inferiority complex amongst the German
people is great if we occupy Germany with mili-
tary troops or impose a strict peace. The alter-
native we face is even more dangerous however,
for Germany will consider us soft, if we treat
her easily, misunderstanding the effects of de-
mocracy upon a people as she has now done
twice. Unless we impose controls on Germany,
she will try to conquer the world again. But
this does not mean we must wipe Germany off
the face of the earth.
DO NOT think that all the Germans who
have lived through the disappointing at-
tempts at republicanism and through the Hitler
regime will ever substantially change in their
views. But keeping them quiet and politically
impotent is sufficient while we proceed with our
larger job of impressing on the minds of the
German children of today the concepts of de-
mocracy. In this work we must not fail.
Democracy is* not something inherent in
certain branches of the human race, fascism in
other branches, as Vansittart seems to be-
lieve. All men are fundamentally the' same at
birth. Environment is what forms men's
In light of this, truth, we have but one course
and that is to shape the environment in which
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WASHINGTON, June 10-Maybe it is just
the wishful thinking of certain GOP leaders who
never did like Governor Dewey, but political ob-
servers seem to detect a shift of sentiment late-
ly. They say that Dewey reached his peak just
before the Governors' Conference at Hershey,
Pa., and has declined since.
Whether this is true or not, it is true that his
fellow Republican Governors certainly came
away from Hershey in a mood of thumbs down
on the chief GOP hopeful. Climax of their dis-
like came during the last meeting of the Gov-
ernors' Conference-a closed-door, off-the-rec-
ord session.
At it, Dewey rose and in a gracious, half-
apologetic manner, said that, while he was
only a sophomore at these conferences, hav-
ing only attended two, nevertheless he felt
obliged to make a suggestion. As he saw it,
he felt that more time should be given to the
Governors for conferences with each other on
State problems. Too much time, he said, was
spent on entertainment, sight-seeing tours and
Chamber of Commerce speeches.
Governor Dewey went into this at some length
and, during the course of his remarks, it was
noticeable that Governor Edward Martin of
Pennsylvania looked somewhat uncomfortable.
When Dewey finished, Governor Saltonstall of
Massachusetts, who was presiding, rebuffed
Dewey by expressing the opinion that the Gov-
ernors had ample time to confer with each other.
His Own Worst Enemy.
Other Governors went to the defense of Gov-
ernor Martin, especially Governor Ed Thyre,
who replaced Stassen in Minnesota. He said
that he considered it a rare and impressive pri-
vilege to drive to Gettysburg and witness the
broadcast of Governor Saltonstall of Massachu-
setts and Governor Broughton of North Caro-
lina-the North and the South-to American
troops abroad.
At this point, Democratic Governors began to
sense that this was a marvelous opportunity to
embarrass the leading Republican candidate,
Mr. Dewey. But before they could take advan-
tage of it further, Republican Governor Snell of
Aregon, also sensing the situation, moved to re-
fer Governor Dewey's proposal to the executive
committee. This was done.
Later, Democratic Governor Hunt of Wyoming
for Germany, even if only for the majority of
Germans, we need have no fear that anything
resembling the moral decadence that has seized
Germany during the past thirty years will ever
rise again. The control must be assumed by
democratic nations, for only those used to de-
mocracy can preach democracy.-,
-Arthur Kraft.

Buy a Bond Today
THE MOST important development in the
home front share of the invasion is hap-
pening right now in Ann Arbor and all of Mich-
igan. The Fifth War Loan Drive is on.
Although sales in Ann Arbor are "satisfac-
tory," they are not large enough to reach the
quota. The fact that Michigan's drive started
one week earlier than the National drive, is no
reason for a slack on the part of the residents
of this city.
The coming of the invasion should make us
realize that the most serious hours of the war
are ahead. Massed German counterattacks
haven't started yet, but when they do the
Allies will need all the supplies they can pos-
sibly get.
They can't obtain those supplies unless each
and everyone of us lends our money to the Gov-
ernment so that guns, tanks, planes, and am-
munition can be prepared for those men on the
fighting fronts.
The lives of our fighting men overseas, and
the thoughts of those who have already sacri-
ficed their lives for us, are too sacred for idle
hours, and the lack of cooperation in the bond
The task ahead of us is to attain victory. The
united effort of those on the: home front for the
boys on the fighting front in buying bonds, will
bring victory that much closer.
-Aggie Miller.
was a guest with other colleagues in the Union
League Club, Philadelphia's inner sanctum of
Republicanism, where Governor Martin was also
"The leader of the stop-Dewey movement
at Hershey," remarked the Pennsylvania Gov-
ernor, "was Mr. Dewey himself."
This seemed to be the unanimous impression.
Naval Ivasion of Germany ...
It was a military secret at the time, but the
story can now be told how a group of young and
daring U. S. naval officers planned a naval in-
vasion of Germany as a part of the second
front. It would have been one of the most
spectacular military moves in history. They
planned to invade Germany by going up the
Elbe River right into the industrial heart of
The young naval officers figured that, if they
took 100 fast destroyers, they could cram about
700 men on each vessel, packed like sardines.
Then, with a couple of mine-sweepers steaming
ahead to clear away the mines, this flotilla of
greyhounds would make a dash for the mouth
of the Elbe.
Once inside the river, there probably would be
no mines, and although certain to lose part of
the destroyer fleet, they figured that the bal-
ance could take Germany completely by surprise
and penetrate straight up to Hamburg.
The Elbe River invasion was planned to take
place simultaneously with a second front. But
the grey heads inside the Navy decided it would
cost too much in lives and ships and would be

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tures and quizzes, the time of exercise
is the time of the first lecture period
of the week; for courses having quiz-
zes only, the time of exercise is the
time of the first quiz period. Certain
courses will be examined at special
periods as noted below the regular
schedule. To avoid misunderstanding
and errors, each student should re-
ceive notificaton from his instructor
of the time and place of his examina-
Time of Exercise Time of Exam.
Monday at
8........ Mon., June 19, ,2:00- 4:00
9........Tues., June 20, 2:00- 4:00
10........ Mon., June 19, 10:30-12:30
11........Wed., June 21, 8:00-10:00
1........ Fri., June 23, 8:00-10:00
2 .......Wed., June 21, 10:30-12:30
3 ....Sat., June 17, 10:30-12:30
Tuesday at
8........Sat., June 17, 2:00- 4:00
9........ Fri., June 23, 2:00- 4:00
10........Thu., June 22, 2:00- 4:00
11........ Thu., June 22, 10:30-12:30
1........ Tues., June 20, 8:00-10:00
2....... Sat., June 17, 8:00-10:00
3 .......Thu., June 22, 8:00-10:00
Conflicts, Irregulars Make-ups ......
.........Sat., June 24, 8:00-10:00
Special Periods
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts:
Soc. 51, 54, Sat., June 17, 10:30-12:30
Span. 1, 2, 31, 32, Mon. June 19, 8-10
Ger. 1, 2, 31, 32 . .Mon., June219, 8-10
Pol. Sci. 1, 2, Tues., June 20, 10:30-
Speech 31, 32 . . . .Wed., June 21, 2-4
French 1, 2, 12, 31, 32, 61, 62, 91, 92,
153............Wed., June 21, 2-4
English 1, 2 ...... Thu., June 22, 8-10
Ec. 51, 52, 54 ... . Thu., June 22, 8-10
Bot. 1 ....Fri., June 23; 10:30-12:30
Zo. 1 ......Fri., June 23, 10:30-12:30
Psych. 31 ..Fri., June 23, 10:30-12:30
School of Business Administration:
Bus. Ad. 141, Tues., June 20, 10:30-
School of Education:
Education classes meeting Saturday
only, Sat., June 17, during regular
Ed. Cl ..Tues., June 20, 10:30-12:30
School of Forestry:
Courses not covered by this schedule
as well as any necessary changes
will be indicated on the School
bulletin board.
School of Music: Individual in-
struction in Applied Music
Individual examinations by ap-
pointment will be given for all ap-
plied music courses (individual in-
struction) elected for credit in any
unit of the University. For time and
place of examinations, see bulletin
board at the School of Music.
School of Public Health:
Courses not covered by this sched-
ule as well as any necessary changes
will be indicated on the School bulle-
tin board.

English 1 and 2-Final Examina-
tion, Room Schedule, Thursday, June
22, 8-10 a. m.
English 1
Bader..................35 AH
Davis ....................35 AH
Peterson ................2235 AH
Schenk...............2235 AH
Thorpe ................2215 AH
English 2
Bertram .................225 AH
Eisinger ................2231 AH
Engel ...................205 MH
Everett ..... ....... ......C Haven
Fogle.................C Haven
Greenhut...............231 AH
Hawkins ..............2003 AH
Helm ..................205 MH
Millar...........C Haven
Morris .................3017 AH
Nelson .................3209 AH
Ogden ........... ...... E Haven
Ohlsn .................229 AH
Taylor.................231 AH
Warner ................2225 AH
Weaver .................G Haven
Weimer ................2203 AH
Wells ..................2203 AH
Williams ...............2225 AH
German Department Room Assign-
ments for final examinations, 8:00-
10:00 a. m. Monday, June 19:
German I-All sections: C Haven
German 2-Gaiss (2 sections),
Eaton, and Philippson: 205 Mason
Hall Van Duren, Copley, Nordmeyer,
and Pott (2sections): B Haven Hall.
German 31-Both sections: D Ha-
ven Hall.
German 32-All sections: 2225 An-
gell Hall.
Final Examination, German 160
will be held in room 406 Library Fri-
day, June 23, 10:30-12:30 a. m.
Political Science 1 There will be
a make-up examination on Tuesday
(June 13) at 5:00 p. m. in 2029 A. H.
Graduating Seniors-College of L.
S. & A., Schools of Education, Music,
Public Health: Seniors who receive
grades of I or X at the close of the
present Spring Term must have the
make-up grades reported to the Reg-
istrar's office, Room 4, University
Hall, not later than Monday noon,
June 26, in order to insure recom-
mendation to the Board of Regents
for degrees with the June class.
Robert L. Williams,
Assistant Registrar.
Speech Concentrates: Any student
wishing to consult the concentration
adviser in Speech should call the
SpeechOffice, Ext. 526, for an ap-
Recommendations for Departmen-
tal Honors: Teaching departments
wishing to recommend tentative June
graduates from the College of Litera-
ture, Science and the Arts and the
School of Education for departmental
honors should send such names to the
Registrar's Office, Rm. 4, University
Hall, by noon, June 26.
Robert L. Williams
Assistant Registrar
Doctoral Examination for Esther
Lowell Hibbard, Oriental Civiliza-
tions; thesis: "The Yuriwaka Tra-
dition in Japanese Literature," Tues-
day, June 13, 1518 Rackham Build-
ing, at 2:00 p. m. Chairman, M.
By- action of the Executive Board
the C~hairman may invit mmer

Dominie Says
IT TAKES an adventure .frought
with death, a possibility of com-
plete defeat and the stark exposure
of our forces to the gaze of expec-
tant enemies, to bring us as a peo-
ple humbly before God in frank ad-
mission that we are dependent. The
Invasion was such an event. In a
room surrounded by about forty of
the four hundred high school gradu-
ates on a cruise abroad the S. S.
South America, we heard the captain
invite his guests to the grand salon
for prayer. D-Day had arrived.
They quickly left their cards, turned
off their music, set aside their recre-
ation and assembled.
To see that company as they
sang, looked straight ahead as if
bent upon a group thrust toward
God and then stand silently in
prayer was reassuring. Here was
spiritual response.
Some years ago George Burnham
Foster, a great teacher at the Uni-
versity of Chicago, wrote: "Religion
is that device by means of which the
supposedly uncontrollable fates of
the world in which I live are over-
come in the interest of preferred
needs and purposes by means of an
alliance of the human organism with
higher powers." In the Invasion,
practically the entire nation, and the
people in all of the Allied Nations,
had a stake. Not only was it an
event which retired all other ven-
tures, it was a purpose whose steady
approach had consumed time suffi-
cient to capture though and hold the
feelings of the masses. The situa-
tion was adequate for group wor-
"Uncontrollable fates" always fig-
ure in religion. There was evidence
of such fate in this event. Men over
there in action and over here in
prayer were admitting that they did
not know all. Certainly there wet
forces beyond their control and even
beyond technical knowledge. A soli-
darity was being brought about and
we assumed that infinite aid might
be available. We felt justified in
asking that our fellow-feeling should
strengthen men afar. That was
magnificient. Such "alliance of the
human organism with higher pow-
er", said Professor Foster is the
transaction which "overcomes". The
satisfactions obtained by various
group meetings were very real. To
be certain they did not paralyze the
German defense nor control the
weather over the Channel nor cause
the parachutists every one to land
in a safety zone. The satisfactions
were real nonetheless for everyone
felt washed morally, as it were. Con-
cretely and actively he and they had
investigated intimately in this cru-
cial enterprise. The effective alli-
ance of the person or group with God
was for all of us spelling out social
health, a phase of salvation.
Edward W. Blakeman
Counselor in Religious Education
harpist, will include compositions by
Handel, Corelli, Gluck and Debussy
in her recital at' 4:15 this afternoon,
in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Miss
Peck is a student of Lynne Palmer,
and the program will be open to the
Student Recital: Elizabeth Ivanoff,
violinist, will present a recital in par-
tial fulfillment of the requirements
for the degree of Master of Music at
8:30 Monday evening, June 12, in
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Miss
Ivanoff is a pupil of Gilbert Ross.
Her program will include composi-
tions by Bach, Scarlatti, Brahms and
Stravinsky, and will be open to the
general public.
A program of music for the harp,
under the direction of Lynne Palm-
er, will be heard at 8:30 p. m., Thurs-
day, June 15, in Lydia Mendelssohn

Theatre. It will include works of
Bach, Mozart, Salzedo, Rameau and
Grandjany, and will be open to the
public without charge.
Events Today
T h e Congregational - Disciples
Guild will meet at 4:00 p. m. at the
Guild House, 438 Maynard Street,
for a trip to Riverside Park where
there will be games, a picnic supper
and a vesper service.
Wesleyan Guild meeting will leave
the church at 4:30 p. m. for a ves-
per service and supper at the island.
Baccalaureate service for graduating
students at 8 p. m. Baccalaureate
address by the Rev. Chester A.
The Michigan Christian Fellowship
will meet this afternoon in the Fire-
place Room, Lane Hall, at four-
'Coming Events
The Inter - Cooperative Cuncil,
Inc., will hold the final Board of
Directors meeting on Monday, June
12; at 7:30 p.m. in Rm. 304, Michigan
Hopwood Play: An original Hop-
wood-winner Irish play will be pre-
sented at the University High School
auditorium Wednesday, June 14, at
7:30 p. m. sharp. The play was writ-
ten this year by Charles Leavey and
will be presented by students of act-
ing from the Speech Department.
Ad~mission is free.

too great a risk.
(Copyright, 1944,

United Features Syndicate)


By Crockett Johnson

.But gosh, Mr. O'Malley...
If Jane hasn't been invited
to her aunt's cottage at the
beach, Jane can't invite ME-

That ountt...The thoughtlessness
of the woman.' Allowing a mere
formality to defeat your Fairy
Godfather's effort to give you a
beneficial vacation at the shore!

The realtor who sold your dad
his property out here ADMITTED
the development is becoming a
teeming metropolis, a modern
Babylon-But let's not quibble...



I'm certain after I present
the complete heart-rending
story to Jane's aunt, she'll-
. You're going I , /qr.

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