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Fifty-Sixth Year

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and represent the views of the writers only.
Observatory Needs
THE IMPORTANT WORK done at the Univer-
sity Observatory suffered for two years owing
to a lack of manpower. Now, several months
after the signing of the peace, professors in the
AstronomyDepartment have returned from vital
war work to continue their observing program.
This program is again being interrupted, how-
ever, by recently completed plans for a dormi-
tory to be built next to Mosher-Jordan Hall and
extending to within approximately 20 feet of
the Observatory. The proximity of the building
will cut off part of the sky to the south, and its
smoke will absorb the blue and violet light rays
used for photographing the stars.
For years, smoke from the University Power
Plant has affected such photographs. It is time
that the Observatory be moved to a location
away from buildings, where observations may
be made without disturbances from external
An appropriation of $500,000 made in 1929
for this purpose was withdrawn because of
the depression, but now there is no reason for
ignoring complaints and petitions of the
Astronomy Department. We hope that Uni-
versity officials will remember, when they are
planning campus improvements, the inexcus-
able conditions under which our astronomers
must work.
-Nita Blumenfeld
Red Herring
0NE of the Senate's old pots is calling the
kettle black. We refer, of course, to Sen-
ator Robert "Reactionary" Taft's condemnation
of some of President Truman's legislative pro-
gram as "Communist".and "left-wing".
If moves to settle the present labor-manage-
ment disunity, to institute a national health
program, to insure jobs for all, to provide ad-
equate and satisfactory housing throughout the
nation, to guarantee fair employment practices
-if these programs are considered "Communist",
then it seems that the nation is now greatly
Communistic. Mr. Taft's comments are rash.
They are extreme examples of the "glittering

generalities" which good criticism avoids.
Mr. Taft offers no constructive suggestions on
the topics the President enumerated as demand-
ing action. In this he is typical of too many of
his fellow legislators. Congress apparently does
not conscientiously appreciate its responsibility
on these matters as does Mr. Truman.
The President has not insisted that his pro-
grams be adopted. He has offered Congress the
alternative of drawing up suitable legislation of
its own-an alternative which is really its proper
job. But if the Congress continues reluctant to
fulfill its prerogatives in legislative matters, it
forces the Presidentato take the leadd
Mr. Truman has called this the year for de-
cisions. Recent events indicate that Mr. Truman
is right, and that his proposals provide bases for

Driving Regulations
To the Editor:
IT IS HIGH TIME that the University Auto-,
mobile Regulations were modified to deal.
with the situation as it exists today. No one
will argue that there is not a certain wisdom in
imposing some such regulations upon freshmen
who have just entered the university from high
school. A lot of these younger people might
conceivably get themselves into trouble if they
could do as they wish with their cars. However,
when it comes to treating some 2,000 veterans,
many of whom were considered old enough and
intelligent enough to serve four or five years in
combat .overseas, in the same manner as though
they were fresh from high school, I submit that
it approaches absurdity.
One way in which this modification could be
carried out is by reducing the age limit from
26 years to 23 years. I further submit that
such a reduction would be welcome not only
to many veterans in the university but also
to other students of this age who have cars
and could use them to good advantage.
--John K. Macbeth
Jewish Irmig ation
To the Editor:
()NE of the main problems which faces the
world today is the Jewish problem of the
European countries and Palestine. Past events
have shown us that this country cannot take a
stand of isolation in such far-reaching problems.
Now we have become solidly entangled in this
problem as a result of an Arabian suggestion
that European Jews be transported to the United
States instead of the "Promised Land," Palestine.
Admittedly a delicate point, it seems to this
person that a definite stand should be takeu
to prevent such a migration. After years of
dodging such an issue, the time has come when
the ports of entry should be clsed and more
strict rulings be applied to the immigrants.
Full blame' cannot be placed on the Arabs for
such a suggestion, since many American and
British individuals have advocated the trans-
portation of the Jews to Palestine, which is in
truth a part of Arabia. Nevertheless it is im-
possible for the writer to agree to such a sug-
Internal conditions in living, unemployment,
and racial strife within the States at present
are uncontrolled and the entrance of these Jews
would only serve to further complicate matters.
CUrren t Movies
. at the Michigan
Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon
and Van Johnson in "Weekend at the Wal-
dorf," an MGM production, directed by Robert
Z. Leonard.
The classic Thalberg production of 1932,
"Grand Hotel," has been remade as "Weekend
at the Waldorf." Once again we look into the
drama surging under the surface of bustling life
in a lavish metropolitan hotel.
The fourteen-year interval since the first ver-
sion has transformed the four major charac-
ters: Garbo's fading ballerina has become a chic
movie queen; Walter Pidgeon is a dashing jour-
nalist merely posing as the John Barrymore
jewel thief; no one less than Van Johnson plays
a face-lifted version of the Lionel Barrymore,
character. Lana Turner, as the mercenary Joan
Crawford stenographer, apparently felt the eye
of the Johnston Office on her, because she is
never the satisfyingly nasty creature Miss Craw-
ford was. She's just a sweet young thing with
an intense aversion to Tenth Avenue.
The quartet assembled for this time around
is uniformly photogenic, and competent, too,
on a lesser level than their predecessors were.
Altogether, it is slick, light entertainment
exuding an air of Ladies Home Companion
luxury that will lift the average, popcorn-
munching movie fan clear out of the Mich-
igan balcony

* * . at the State
Gary Cooper and Loretta Young in "Along
Came Jones," with William Demarest; an In-
ternational production.
It's just as well "Along Came Jones" did its
coming along early in the new year, because
you can go on from here secure in the knowledge
that there can't possibly be anything worse in
the next twelve months. It is a Western, but it
doesn't generate the innocent fun this genre
usually does when properly produced. With no
contextural reason for doing so, it clearly imag-
ines itself to be "Destry Rides Again". It
attempts to satirize itself in the same way, but
it doesn't achieve the same brilliant results.
The fault lies to a great extent in the simple
fact that Gary Cooper just isn't James Stew-
art. By the same token, wan Loretta Young
isn't the ideal substitute for Marlene Dietrich.
But the main drawback is Nunnally Johnson's
dismal script, the humor of which seems to
have been conceived on a level only slightly
higher than that of The Gargoyle.
The money to be made as guest on a radio
SPronra is bend calculation. Your

But if America maintains its "soft heartedness"
they will enter unopposed.
Haven't we done enough for them already?
Thousands were permitted to enter the United
States to avoid persecution and now they are
falsifying claims of per-ecuti:on in oland and4
Eastern Europe. as exposed by the le Bzitish
UNRRA representative. to gain enran-e to
If world peace is to be assured, a definite stand
must be taken to settle this problem once and
for all. It is deplorable that the Jews do not
have a land of their own, but i-_ is impossibto
see any country giving up land to serve as a
Homeland for the Jews. T' e are far Loo many
European Jews to be accommodated indepen-
dently in Palestine, unless t C boundaries are
extended beyond their urceent limits.
Therefor', the on1 sduubn a rd
ees it, is to set a def inite liz tonthe imi
gmnts enering Paletn aA t ea h
remaining Jews scattered thruhuL tihe norl
If handled carefuly by the llni' atins
Org an ization, t he siua tion cc-ai b'ait[
controlle ad the wo, hi e~d X ~5rt
6 rist e c .

February 16 to February 22, 1946
NOTE: For courses having both lectures and quizzes, the time of
exercise is the time of the first lecture period of the week; for courses
having quizzes 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 misunderstandings and errors,
each student should receive notification from his instructor of the
tlime and place of his examination. Instructors in the College of Liter-
atture, Science, and the Arts, are not permitted to change the time of .
examination without the approval of the Examination Committee.
Time of Exercise Time of Examination

be obtained in the Office of the Dean
of Studerts.
Certificates of Eligibility for the
first semester shall be effective until
March 1.
Probation and Warning. Students
on probation or the warned list are
forbidden to participate in any public
Eligibility, First Year. No freshman
in his first semester of residence may
be granted a Certificate of Eligibility.
A freshman, during his second se-
mester of residence, may be granted
a Certificate of Eligibility provided he
has completed 15 hours or more of
work with (1) at least one mark of
A or B and with no mark of less than
C, or (2) at least 212 times as many
honor points as hours and with no
mark of E. (A-4 points, B-3, C-2,
D-1, E-0).
Any student in his first semester of
residence holding rank above that of
freshman may be granted a Certifi-
cate of Eligibility if he was admitted
to the University in good standing.

I . ¢ I) R IER U .' ' 'I 1 ak


By S A M i~ (it RAi I(J
S O MANY A ME R ICAhN are cin ve the
Moscow conference, and aiin2 Secretary
Byrnes, through their tears, of having lost his
shirt in the Russian capital, that it may be a
surprise to learn that the British think e came
out of the meeting rather too well. The British
press has been complaining that America re-
ceived more at Msc..h:idi Bi a ;ad
now the Manchester Gtardian, in an almost vio-
lent editorial, accuses Secretary Byrnes of having
cooked up a Japanese settlement which only
"appears to share" our control of Japan with the
Allies, while actually keeping it lirmly in our
own hands. The Guardian talks of Byrnes
smartness as a lawyer in almost exactly the
admiring and awe-stricken ternis (isn't it won-
derful?) in which the Chicago Tribune talks of
Molotov's smartness as a trader against us.
In the heat of our rivalry with Russia, we
sometimes forget about our rivalry with Brit-
ain, but it always comes back; and a small but
definite ripple has arisen in American-British
relations, following the Moso c"nWerence.
The British know that an itricate settlement
of Russian-American (onilis took paice at
Moscow; we recognized R ian rights in the
Baikans; the Russians reconied cur domi-
nance in Japanese matters. But now the con-
ference is over, and the British ask: Where do
we fit in? " Who has recognied what in rela-
tion to us? Who has patted 7 i on the bac,
and told us to go ahead, an wre?


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11 ........................... M on., " 18,
Tuesday at. 1 .......................... Sat., Feb. 16,
2 ......................... Thurs., " 21,
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-ohlege of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Political Science 1, 2, 51, 52 ...............Sat., Feb.
Chemistry 55 .......................... Mon., Feb.
Speech 31, 32 .......................... Mon., Feb.
French 1, 2, 11, 31, 32, 61, 62, 91, 92, 153..° Mon., Feb.
English 1, 2.........................Tues., Feb.
Economics 51, 52, 53, 54...............Tues., Feb.
'Bo:any 1 ............................Wed., Feb.
Zo olg 1...........................Wed., Feb.
Sociology 51, 54......................Thu., Feb.
Spanish 1, 2, 31, 32.....................Fri, Feb.
German. 1, 2, 31, 32...................Fri., Feb.


School of Business Administration
Courses not covered by this schedule as well as any necessary
changes will be indicated on the School bulletin board.
School of Forestry and Conservation
Courses not covered by this schedule as well as any necessary
changes will be indicated on the School bulletin board.
School of Music: Individual Instruction in Applied Music
Individual examinations by appointment will be given for all ap-
plied music courses (individual instruction) elected for credit in any
unit 'of the University. For time and place of examinations, see bul-
letin board at the School of Music.
School of Public Health
Courses not covered by this schedule as well as any necessary
changes will be indicated on the School bulletin board.

WELL, the conference did not actually tell the
British to go ahead anywhere, and that is
not the conference's fault. How could it? Brit-
ain's scattered interests are, largely, ancient
colonial interests; and almost every step taken
by the Moscow meeting struck a blow at these,
and without any particular malice.
The British fretted, for example, over the
clause assurirf; Korea of independence in five
years; they were fearful that this clause might
stir the Burmese into asking for a commutation
of their own term to five years. Every move
toward setting up a free and strong China is, in
effect, a blow at Britain's interests; not because
of any anti-British motive, but because of the
nature of her interests.
And so the British come out of the meeting
with a certain thin feeling; and, in their alarm,
they resort to almost (quaintly old-fashioned
They try crude moves against the Jews, to
win the support of the Arab world; and they
descend upon Siam witi a demand for special
rights and for wdr remcrations of up to 1,500,-
000 tons of rice, with which they hepe to feed
the starving in their own Burma and India,
thus easing their own cojonal problem. We,
who are not dislocated by having colonial in-
terests, try to get the Sare reparations
scaled down; we emerge as the friends of Siam,
and, again, there is here no uestion f mlice,
lint of opposing views base on the incscam
able conditions of our time.
The New York Herald Tribune, in an editorial
sensitively feeling out the new position, murmurs
meaningfully that British and American inter-
ests in Asia are not identical, and that it is not
really necessary for us to act in unison with
Britain in the Far East. Our interests lie i
profitable trade, which requires a free and de-
veloping Asia; Brita in's interests lie (or she
thinks they do) in subjugation and colonial
The Herald Tribune senses so thin of the
great process whic was at w - at Moscow;
one which means up for sone pepes who were -
down, and perhaps down for soni nations
which were up, a high and entgralling story of
the remaking of a word, in some rays tragic,
yet grand too. The soy is comoletely missed
by our mere primitive commentators on Mos-
cow, who are so busy bemoaning what didn't
happen, that they fail to see what did.
(Copyright. 1946, N.Y. Pot Snr

Publication in the Daily Official Bul-
letin is constructive notice to allnmem-
bers of the University. Notices for the
Bulletin should be sent in typewritten
form to the Assistant to the President,
1021 Angell Hall, by 3:30 p. m. on the day
preceding publication (11:00 a. m. Sat-
VOL. LVI, No. 45
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to students
Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 9, from
4:00 to 6:00.
The University Senate will meet
Monday, Jan. 14, at 4:15 p.m. in the
Rackham Amphitheater.
Engineering Faculty: Ten-week
reports below C of all Navy and Mar-
ine students who are not in the Pre-
scribed Curriculum, and of students
in Terms 5, 6, 7, and 8 of the Pre-
"scribed Curriculum are to be turned
in to Dean Emmons' Office, Room
259, West Engineering Bldg., not later
than Jan. 16. Report cards may be
obtained from your departmental of-
Engineering Faculty: Ten-week
reports on standings of all civilian
Engineeiing freshmen and all Navy
and Marine students in Terms 2, 3,
and 4 of the Prescribed Curriculum
are due Jan. 16. Report blanks will
be furnished by Campus mail.
Veterans' Books and Supplies. Vet-
erans who are securing books and
supplies under the Public Laws 16 or
346 must complete all purchases for
the current semester by Jan. 15.
This deadline is necessary to allow
the University time to audit and pay
the veterans' accounts at the various
stores and, in turn, to submit invoic-
es to the Veterans Administration for
reimbursement before the end of the
Boyd C. Stephens, Cashier
Attention All Seniors in Lit, Music,
Education, and Art Schools Who
Are Graduating in February:
Place your orders for graduation
By Crockett Johnson

announcements at a booth located in
University Hall today. The booth will
be open from 9 to 12 and from 1 to 3.
Announcements sell for 10 cents each.
All orders must be paid for in full at
the time of placing the order.
The University Elementary School
wishes to secure the names of quali-
fied persons interested in doing sub-
stitute teaching in the school in the
event of illness of regular teachers.
Those interested may receive infor-
mation by calling the office, Exten-
sion 327.
Mr. Houghton and Mr. Bright of
The Atlantic Refining Company,
Philadelphia, Pa., will be in the office
on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 10 and
11, interviewing seniors and gradu-
ate students majoring in chemistry,
or chemical, mechanical or industrial
engineering. This applies to both
February and June graduates.
University Bureau of Appointments
and Occupational Information.
Senior Women interested in apply-
ing for Tobe Coburn fashion fellow-
ships, may obtain registration blanks
at the Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information, 201 Mason
Hall. These blanks must be mailed
on or before January 31.

Eligibility, General. In order to re-
ceive a Certificate of -Eligibility a stu-
dent must have earned at least- 11
hours of academic credit in the pre-
ceding semester, or 6 hours of aca-
demic credit in the preceding sum-
mer session, with an average of at
least C, and have at least a C aver-
age for his entire academic career.
Unreported grades and grades of
X and I are to be interpreted as E
until removed in accordance with
University regulations. If in the opin-
ion of the Committee on Student
Affairs the X or I cannot be removed
promptly, the parenthetically report-
ed grade may be used in place of the
X or I in computing the average.
Students who are ineligible under
Rule V may participate only after
having received special permission of
the Committee on Student Affairs.
The Job World Today and Tomor-
row will be discussed at theGuidance
and Placement Conference tonight at
7:45 p.m. in Rackham Lecture Hall.
Lieutenant Governor Vernon J.
Brown will present Michigan's Pro-
gram for Veterans.
George W. Romney, General Man-
ager, Autompbile Manufacturers As-
sociation will outline The Job Out-
look in Business and Industry. Stu-
dents, alumni, faculty and general
public are all cordially invited. Spon-
sored by, University Bureau of Ap-
pointments and Occupational Infor-
French Lecture: Professor Ren6
Talamon, of the Romance Language
Department, will open the series of
French lectures sponsored by the
Cercle Francais. The title of his lec-
ture is: "Lecture Dramatique". This
lectuin will be given today at 4:10
p.m. in Room D, Alumni Memorial
Tickets for the series of lectures
may be procured from the Secretary
of the Department of Romance Lang-
uages (Room 112, Romance Language
Bldg.) or at the door at the time of
the lecture for a small sum. These
lectures are open to the general pub-
University Lecture: Professor Clar-
ence Gohdes, of Duke University, Will
speak on the subject, "The Basis of
Emerson's Idea of Democracy," at
4:15 P.M., Wed., Jan. 16, in the Rack-
ham Amphitheater; ausPices of the
Dept. of English Language and Lit-
erature. The public is cordially in-
Lecture: Professor Rensselaer Lee
of Smith College and the Institute
for Advanced Study of Princeton will
speak on "Poussin and the Ancient
World," at 4:15 p.m., Thur., Jan. 17,
in the Rackham Amphitheater; aus-
pices of the Dept. of Fine Arts. The
public is cordially invited.
Lecture-Symposium on the Release
of Atomic Energy-Thursday, Jan.
10, 8:00 P.M. in the main floor Audi-
torium of Rackham Bldg. There will
be short talks by five faculty mem-
bers, as follows:
1) "History of Atomic Disintegra-
tion up to 1932", by E. F. Barker
of Physics;
2) "Intra-molecular and Intra-
atomic Forces; Energy Relations
within Atoms", by K. Fajans of
3) "Summary, 1933 to 1943, of Dis-
integrations,Transmutations, and
Machines for Smashing Atoms",
by H. R. Crane of Physics;
4) "Atomic Mission, Uranium 235,
and the Atomic Bomb", by J. M.
Cork of Physics;
5) "Problems and Failures (mostly
failures) in Attempts to Use Sud-
den Explosives (Dynamite, Nitro-
glycerine, T.N.T., and now Atom-
ic Fission) in Commercial Heat
Engines", by E. T. Vincent of
Mechanical Engineering.
There will be opportunity for ques-

Lions and discussions after each of
the talks. The public is cordially in-
vited to this revelation of current

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