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I"d Rather Be R
T~ r By SAMUEL GRAFTON
NEW YORK, Nov. 13.-It goes 'round and AND IT COMES OUT HERE
'round, and it. comes out here. The New York An you read in these same periodicals that
Daily News (isolationist) boasts that Hitler when the boys come marching home from abroad,
iteyaren, going to settle the hash of this admin-
seems "definitely on the road to defeat, execu- they aregadmin-
tion, exile, or suicide." But only last week the istration, throwmg it gut by the scruff of its
neck. But also you read that administration is
News was complaining against our polcy of plotting to get itself re-elected by means of the
attacking Hitler first, instead" of Tojo. Oh, it soldier vote.
goes 'round and 'round.:
And it comes out here. In one of these papers
And it comes out here. The Hearst press one comes upon a ferocious attack against New
muttered for years that Stalin had designs on York's Mayor LaGuardia, on the ground that he
the small countries of Europe. Now that an is interfering with the. "federal" function of
agreement has been concluded in which Russian price control. (The Mayor watches specific
action against small countries -is barred, the commodities and tells the town when prices are
Hearts press mutters that Stalin intimidated us too high.) Shades of the holy war against bu-
into signing it. He practically forced us to agree reaucracy! Only a few months ago, the same
to keep him from. taking the Continent, press was savagely bitter against federal inter-
IT GOES 'ROUND AND 'ROUND ference with local self-government in the field
It goes 'round and 'round. For many long of price control. Yes, sir; 'round and round.
months we have heard that the war ought to be THE CIRCLE IS A FINE CURVE
left to hard-headed military men; that 0'. W. I. For it's pay as you go on taxes; pay as you'go,
intellectuals ought to keep out of it. In short, men. Beg, pardon, that was last spring, when
the war .ought to be left to General Marshall. the issue was that of forgiving a year's taxes.
General Marshallihas just testified that he can't This fall, when the issue is that of raising the
fight the war without the 0. W. T. So it comes tax rates, it's pay later. Pay for the war later,
out here, after. going 'round and 'round all fellows; and it comes out here.
suipnmer. The circle, it is a wonderful curve; you can
In the same action of the American press, two travel so fast around it, and face in every di-
separate burlesques crop up on the Soviet Em- rection there is, yet end up. panting. precisely
bassy's recent anniversary'reception. One pokes where you started.
fun at the Embassy for putting on a big show, And hate is a wonderful motor. It keeps you
with much caviar and other food, 'during' a time going, after everything else has failed. If we
of rationing. In the-second burlesque, the writer don't feed some of the starving people in the
almost splits his sides laughing because the Em- occupied countries now, they will be bitter
bassy's big birthday cake turned out to be-a against us when the war ends. If we feed them
model made of'paper, instead of eggs and flour after the war ends, that will be globaloney.
and whatever else good cakes are made of. Hands Good heavens, how did we come out here?
across the sea, and 'round and 'round it goes. (Copyright, 1943, N.Y. Post Syndicate)
pi4rinn Ford .
Betty Harvey- -
dly Ann Winokur ..
. . . Managing Editor
. . Editorial Director
. . Women's Editor
. -. .Business \Manager
Ass't. Bus. Managers
. . Ass't. Bus. Managers
By DREW y
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 - When
Fred M. Vinson stepped down from
the U. S. Court of Appeals to become
Director of Economic Stabilization, a
lot of people heaved a sigh of relief
and figured that the tough, price-
fixing days of bull-dozing Leon
Henderson were gone forever.
Judge Vinson, they thought, was an
easy-going, soft-spoken Kentucky ex-
Congressman who liked to tell darky
stories, relished a mint-julep and
would rather watch a horse race than
But they were sadly mistaken.
Judge Vinson does like mint juleps.
He also enjoys horse-races and
gcod stories. But all this and more
have been swept aside in his pas-
sionate campaign to stop inflation.
In short, Judge Vinson has de-
veloped into another Leon Henderson
-but with political savvy.
He has rowed with the farmers, he
has earned the undying enmity of
railroad labor, he has fought the big
oil companies, he has the cattlemen
swearing vengeance against him, he
has stamped on the toes of John L.
Lewis, -he. 'has- even- taken on, Old
Curmudgeon Harold Ickes.
Vinson vs. Ices .
Once, after Vinson had struck a
large and unyielding fist in front
of Ickes' drive for higher oil prices,
the Secretary of the Interior wrote
Judge Vinson .a typical Ickes letter.
Next .day at-cabinet;me.eting the two
"Harold," said Judge Vinson beat-
ing him to the punch, "I certainly
want to thank you for that sweet
letter ,you, wrote me. Some people
might have thoughtit sharp, but I
know what you could have written
if you had really set your mind to it."
Even Ickes had to laugh. In this
particular fight, Vinson was buck-
lug the big oil companies and the
entire industry. In another fight,
however, he was bucking the coal
miners and took just as adamant
a' stand against John L. Lewis.
While he was conferring with Coal
Administrator Newton, presicent of
the Chesapeake and Ohio RaiIrod,
the latter remarked that therm were
some serious questions to be n sid-
4" , o'n.There's only one questio for
l(,"* shot back Vinson, "wlitherj
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mIGHT'EDITOR' STAN WALLACE"
Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members' of The Daily staff
~and represent the views of the writers only.
Mgjority ,Vote FavQred
For Treaty Ratification
INTENT ON NOT allowing a repetition of the
ituation in 1919, when in spite of a 49 to 35
votes -in its favor, the Versailles treaty was de-
feated. Senator Claude'Peper is now sponsor-
ing a constitutional amendment which 'would
make the ratification of treaties dependent upon
a simple majority vote of the House and Senate.
The"end of the two thrd ruie for the rati-
fication of 'treaties w6uld b a distinct blessing
to our democracy. 'Created n1'187, this pro.-
fSion of our constitution reflects the natural
d b'oubts which the members of the onstitutional
Convention had in the yet untried procaes of
OW THIS two thinid rules a vital 'threat
to the fate of our.ptib'' today 'wasbrought
out by Senator Pepper when, while 'speaking at
! &rally in- Madison Square Grden on the work
of :the Moscow conference he said, "Can the
pIople therefore assure that this pledge of co-
opration can be kept to our allies and our dead,
f'tthe present constitutional provisions w.ich
1 gwy one third plus one of the voting Senate not
eony ttepower of filibuster and of interminable
dry; but of defeating a' treaty which' like the
tety' of Versailles had the 'overwhelming sup-
ip f'ab majority of the Senate and the country
S aidhe support of the hopes and prayers of the
he provision which the founding fathers
made to. safeguard our denocracy have now
e cme°a tool 'through which a few willful
en ay sabotage the future of that dem-
" o Bracy:
In 1919 the will of the people was defeated
and the role which that defeat had in bringing
about the present conflict can only be guessed
at. If we believe in democracy and its cardinal
principle of majority rule, we should back the
Peper amendment and give the American peo-
ple. a chance to exercise their will in the field of
City Health Department,
Parrot Merit Big Hand
CENSURE IS AN EASY WAY to achieve notice
C in this world, where anything that makes
enough noise is immediately acclaimed as revo-,
However, this time there are two parties in
Ann Arbor that deserve praise. One is the
Ann Arbor Health Department, and the other
is the Parrot Cafe.
The Health Department deserves credit for
the very fine job it is doing to make Ann Arbor
the town, we would like it to be, and assure us
of decent places in which to eat. It forced the
Parrot Cafe to close its doors Wednesday, because
certain conditions were not as they should be. It
can conceivably close the door of many another
restaurant in Ann Arbor. The Health Depart-
ment is constantly checking in all the eating
establishments, assuring the public that the food
they eat, the dishes they eat from, and the uten-
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University Drive Goes
THE UNIVERSITY WAR CHEST drive has
gone over the top. Returns yesterday showed
that $20,739 had been turned in and more is still
expected. The goal set for the University was
The University is one of the few divisions in
the city which has gone over its quota.' This
Is especially to be commended for there were
several reasons why the goal might not have
ieen met." The staff to be solicited was smaller
tlia- in' previous _years; the goal was $2,000
over last year's goal and an estimated ten
pereent of the staff was solicited outside of
, A uyrsity drive.
Respon to the drive on the part of service"
men is bnteworthy. Army and Navy officers
have gvn liberally. Graduate Naval Architects,.
who arehie for only a short time, have contrib-
uted almost $200. The total contribution by
servicemen' on campus is over $800.
Two dormitories, Helen Newberry and
Martha Cook, have made house solicitations
for the drive.
The goal has been met. But that does not
mean that it is too late to give. Nor is the need
any smaller because one division has over-
subscribed its quota. Contributions can still
be taken to Professor M..H. Waterman, 108 Tap-
pan Hall; Professor I. H. Walton, 4B East Hall,
or to Professor H. M. Ddrr '2034 Angel Hall.
Nation's Top Soil Must
Be Kept fron Erosion
THE FOOD SHORTAGE, which is being felt
even in the far reaches of the University; has
little chance for improvement unless more scien-
tific farming methods are employed soon and
on a nation-wide scale.
Prime among-the country's farming 'evils is
soil erosion which costs about $844,000,000 an-
nually. Dr. Hugh H. Bennett, chief of the U. S.
Soil C'onservation Service, reported at a soil
conservation forum in Detroit last week that on
the ten percent of U.-S. farmland which is under
scientific conservation methods, production is
up 20 percent more than it was formerly.
To get maximum crop results it is impera-
tive that the country's fertile top soil be re-
tained and properly treated. An area of some
100,000,000 acres has been rendered unusable
by letting the top soil be carried down to the
These findings of leading agricultural experts
should be emphasized to all U. S. farmers and
steps be taken whereby they could receive in-
formation and help in actual practice. Far from
being another problem for Washington bureau-
"crats, the farmers themselves, through national
organizations such as Farm Bureau and the
Grange, must take measures to see that soil
conservation is practised effectively if the food
situation is not to become worse and the shortage
it has been known under the name of the Parrot
All of this shows a willingness on the part
Universal Service MUst
Back International Force
SINCE IT TAKES MORE than words to make
an effective foreign policy, it is not too soon
for the Administration and Congressto consider
some practical steps to achieve the great purpose
set forth in the Connally resolution-the epfab-
lishment at the earliest practicable date of a
"general international organization-of all peace-
loving states," strong enough to assure "the
maintenance of international peace and secur-
An important step in the enactmient of such
an organization would be a post syste
rovidingor a universal nilitary r v
By experience in the last Worl _,V we
learned that no "general internation orniza-
tion" is going to be ab to ineace
and security without t ie i n -
tional police force. Sin .T Ue 4tat will
be one of the great nations n t is P stwlir or-
ganization, the moral responsibility of main-
taining a large enough Army and Navy to help
give authority, and strength to the new organi
zation will depend on us.
AFTER.THE WAR, we will naturally wish to
relieve from duty men whose service in the
field made victory possible. In view of this fact,
we will need more and younger' men for the
services than' were ever recruited in times of
peace by voluntary methods of enlistment for
the occupation of many areas Abroad, some of
them strategic posts, and others in enemy ter-
It is pertinent that we make plans for such
an organization now, ahead of time, so that the
men in the field will have a positive assurance
that new and younger men will take their
places at the end of the war. Such a practical
step would also give the younger men them-
selves, who will be of age at that time, a clear
view of the responsibilities which their country
will expect them to assume.
Prompt adoption of such a plan for postwar
service would meet these essential needs. It
would also assure our Allies that we are definitely
intending to take seriously our obligations under
the Connally resolution with its sweeping vote
of approval, 85-5.
REHABIL ITATION :
UNRRA Takes a Step
Ahead in Food Problems
ENCOURAGING NEWS comes from Atlantic
City where the United Nations Relief and Re-
habilitation Administration is holding its first
conference. The delegates from 44 nations
Thursday elected former Gov. Herbert H. Leh-
man of New York to the post of director general.
As director of the UNRRA Lehman will su-
pervise the distribution of food, clothing, and
medical supplies to the people of occupied
Europe just as soon as they are liberated from
Axis control. One of the basic plans of the
organization is to aid the various countries
in re-establishing their agricultural facilities
so that they will be able to support their own
Since Hitler started his march of expansion
the nations in question have been sacked and
demolished to the point where most of the
people are on the verge of starvation. Not only
we've got one flag or two in this
The most hated man in the U. S. A.
as far as railroad 'labor is concerned
is Fred Vinson. Some rail workers
actually think that Vinson must have
been paid by the railroad executives
to block their demand for a wage
Born in jail.
What they don't realize is that
Vinson has been just as adamant in
blocking big business and everyone
else who wants to up prices. Also
they don't' realize' that Vinson, born
in jail in the mountains of Kentucky,
has spent his life battling for the
Vinson, Senior, was jailer at
Louisa, Ky., when the 'youngster
who later was to become czar of
American economy entered the
World. Louisa is up in the Ken-
tucky mountains where some peo-
ple still carry guns, and where some
of the Judge's friends; in all sern-
oixsness, have promised to bring
y ~ir Winchesters to Washington if"
he gets in trouble.
At Central College, Ky., Vinson
was a star baseball player, received
several big league offers, turned them
down to study law, and enter Con-
gress. He became a Congressman at
33, soon 'became a leading tax legis-
lator and is the man largely respon-
sible for increasing taxes in the high-
er brackets, and easing them in the
Though it hasn't been featured
i the papers, Vinson is hated by
the big cattle ranchers even more
than by railroad men. For months
they tried to prevent his putting a
ceiling on the price of beef.FIn
this, his' old friends, War Food
Administrator Judge Marvin Jones,
Congressman Dick Kleberg, world's
largest rancher, and Assistant Ag-
ricultural Secretary Grover Hill-
all from Texas-lined up against
Joe Montagu, of the southwest
cattle lobby, said to Vinson: "What
difference does it make if meat' goes
up 10 percent? It only means a
few cents a month to each family."
Replied Vinson: "hIow long can
you expect a dam to hold with one
small hole in It?"
He' proceeded to fix a ceiling price
(Copyright, 1943, United Features 'Syndi.)
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( oral Union Members: Those
whose records of attendance are
clear will please call for admission
tickets to the Anderson concert Mon-
day, Nov. 15, between the hours of
10 and 12 and 1 'and 4, at the offices
of the University Musical Society in
Burton Memorial Tower. No passes
will be issued after 4 o'clock.
Charles A. Sink, President
Students, College of Literature,
Science, and the Arts: Students 4who
fail to file their election blanks by
the close of the third week, even
though they have registered 'and
have attended classes unofficially,
will forfeit their privilege of continu-
ing in the College.
E. A. Walter
Students, College of Literature,
Science, and the Arts: No course may
be elected for credit after the end of
the third week of the Fall Term.
Nov. 20 is therefore the last date on
which new elections may be ap-
proved. The willingness of an indi-
vidual instructor to admit a student
later does not affect the operation of
this rule. E. A. Walter
Economics 51, 52, 53 and 54: Make-
up final examination on Thursday,
Nov. 18, at 3:10 p.m. in room 207,
Psychology 31 make-up examina-
tion will be held Tuesday, Nov. 16,
7:30-9:30 p.m., in Room 1121 N.S.
Choral Union Concert: Marian
Anderson, contralto, with Franz
Rupp at the piano, will give the sec-
ond program in the Choral Union
Series Monday, Nov. 15, at 8:30 p.m.
The public is requested to be seated
on time since the doors will be closed
Charles A. Sink, President
tl n_ mtal Famp 1,i tan
Westminster Student Guild eve-
ning of games, music and dancing in
the Social Hall tonight at 9:00. Ser-
vicemen and civilian students are,
Wesley Foundation:. A -group will
leave the church at 9 o'clock tonight
for a hayride, returning to the
church later in the evening for re-
freshments. ' For reservations and
further details, call 6881 before noon
All Members of the Lutheran Stu-
dent Association are invited to par-
ticipate in the Area Conference
which is being held in Ann Arbor
today and Sunday. The opening ad-
dress by. Sister Margaret Fry will be
given tonight at. 7:00. All sessions
will meet in the Zion Lutheran Par-
ish Hall with the exception of the
Sunday morning Bible Study Hour,
which will be held in Lane Hall at
9:00. There will be a business meet-
ing Sunday afternoon at 2:00 and at
2:30 Dr. C. P. Harry will speak on
"Churchmanship." No meeting of
the Association at 5:30.
Roger Williams Guild: There will
be a moonlight hike tonight at 8:30.
Varsity Glee Club: Rehearsal and
tryouts for new members-Sunday
section-on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 4:30
p.m., Room 305, Michigan Union.
Unhindered!" is the subject of the
sermon by Dr. W. P. Lemon.
6:00 p.m. Presbyterian. Student
Guild supper and" fellowship hour in
the Social Hall. At 7:00 p.m. there
will be a Freshman Panel.
University Lutheran Chapel: Ser-
vice on Sunday at- 11:00 a.m. Sermon
by the Rev. Alfred Scheips, "Don't
Give Up Your Birthright."
Unity: Sunday service at Michigan
League at 11:00 a.m. Topic: "Fun-
damentals of Society. young aeo-
ple's meeting at 6:00 p.m. Reading
Rooms, 310 S. State, 'Room 31. Ties-
day night Study Group at 8:00 p.m.
also at Unity Reading Rooms., Open
daily 11 to 4, except Thursdays.
Grace Bible Fellowship: Masonic
Temple. 10:00 a.m. University Bible
Class. ;Ted Groesbeck, teacher. 11:00
a.m. Morning Worship. "Witnessing
Works-Witnessing Words," by Rev.
H. J. DeVries. 7:30 p.m. Evening Ser-
First Methodist Church and' Wes-
ley Foundation: Class at 9:30 a.m.
with Professor Kenneth Hance, lead-
er. Morning Worship Service at 10:40
o'clock; Dr. Charles W. Brashares
will preach on the theme "A Man
with a Mission." Wesleyan Guild
meeting at 5:00 p.m. Mercia Lockyer
and John Cobb will present the sub-
ject, "The Teachings of Jesus." Fel-
lowship hour and supper following
the meeting. '
Episcopal Church: Sunday, Nov.
14. 8:00 a.m. Holy Coznmtnion. 11:00
a.m. Morning Prayer and Sermon.
5:00 p.m. Choral Evening Prayer.
6:00 p.m. Canterbury Club. Buffet
Supper followed by a talk on Poland
by Mrs. Alexander Turyn. Canter-
bury Club meets in Page Hall at the
rear of the Church.
First Congregational Church:
Church School Depts.- 9:15 and
10:45 a.m. - Public .Worship-10:45
a.m. Dr. Leonard A. Parr's subject
will be "Armed With a Dream."
Congregational Disciples Student
Guild meets at 7:00 p.m. D. Alexan-
der Paul will speak on "China's Role
in the Post-War World."
Outing Club meeting in
club quarters, Rackham Building
(Huron St. entrance) on Sunday,
Nov. 14, at 2:30 p.m. for a hike, or
indoor games if weather-is unfavor-
able. All graduate and professional'
students and alumni are cordially
The Bibliophile section of the Fac-
ulty Women's Club will meet Tues-
day, Nov. 16, at 2:30 p.m. at the
I home of Mrs. Ralph H. Curtiss, 1106
S. Forest Ave.