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WIDE OPEN SPACES-This is Times Square, New York City, virtually deserted, following Mayor William
O'Dwyer's proclamation shutting down all places of public assembly in order to cope with a critical fuel short-
age resulting from the nine-day old tug boat strike. Mayor O'Dwyer revoked the proclamation Tuesday.
Maurer - -. GI's Locate
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liscussed phases of the problem
vhich interested them most. Tendler By The Associated Press
iimself in his capacity as veterans' NEW YORK, Feb. 13-Had Pfc.
dvisor, said that he had had from Dewey Livingston been home in
l0 to 15,000 contacts with veterans America instead of in England in the
n the last year. Of these, fifty to jittery fall of 1942, he probably would
sixty percent were interested in jobs, have done the same thing-passed
shirty to forty per cent in educational along his complaint to his local news-
)enefits, and only 25 individuals paper.
granted to know about veterans' or- The harassed GI was wearing size
ganizations. Of these 25, 24 wanted 14 overshoes because the Army had
o know how to join the AVC. no shoes his size, 13 EEE for him. So
One draft board member of the he wrote to "The Stars and Stripes,"
group claimed that the vets are not and just as it later was to help home-
°ven immediately interested in jobs, sick Yanks shop for Paris perfume,
'ut simply want to rest up for a answer their questions and find their
while, buddies and girl friends, the imper-
The group discussed the question turbable Army newspaper published
of the veteran's reinstatement to his Dewey's note.
Ald job, and then turned to the prob- Livingston's outfit moved before
?em of the veterans, and others, who the shoes, a half-dozen pairs, began
should be paid unemployment bene- arriving in the paper's musty little
:its under the GI Bill while out on London office, but his plaintive let-
strike. Tendler, a member of the ter aired in print what a million-
study commission which drafted odd GI's felt but somehow never got
Michigan's Unemployment Compen- a chance to say-that the Army sel-
sation Act, explained that if the dom hands out the right size.
'unds paid by the employers for un- It kindled, too, the special kinship
employment compensation were used which overseas soldiers felt toward
for workers out on strike, the em- their own paper. On alien soil it was
ployers would in effect be financing a piece of home. In the lands of
strikes against themselves. One ideal- francs and shillings, it imported
istic member felt that since the funds American comics and the baseball
are paid to the State, the employers scores.
could not protest even if the money More important, its staff mainly
were used to provide benefits for were enlisted men who slanted their
strikers. Istories for plain 'Joes' like them-
Prof. Maurer told how he had selves.
asked a veteran, "How did ypu feel Yet as a managing editor of the
about the strikes when you were in paper, a sergeant, once told Gen.
the Pacific?" The vet said, "I was Eisenhower: "Sir, we figure a general
plenty sore then. But when I came has every as much rights in 'The
back, and the war was over, and I Stars and Stripes' as a private does."
saw the men striking, I thought When Dewey Livingston appealed
'Why not; that's what we were fight- for shoes, "The Stars and Stripes"
ing for.' was just evolving into a daily news-
A Wayne University professor re- paper after six months as a weekly.
marked that the veterans' organiza- It was to see within two years edi-
tion is hoping for people who can see tions published in North Africa and
both sides of a question, such people on the continent and, later, in Hono-
as are developed in this discussion lulu and Tokyo and Shanghai.
group. "No matter how high you
carry a torch," he said, "the other
fellow's got one too." 'U' Graducie Chosen
A new member of the group, Capt.
Irving A. Warren, recently returned Chairman of 1CC
from service with the Army Medical
Corps, commented on the recent de- George M. Barnard, '03L, has been
bates between Gen. Omar Bradley chosen chairman of the Interstate
and Commander John Stelle of the Commerce Commission.
American Legion concerning, among He was nominated May 31, 1944,
other things, the veterans medical by the late President Roosevelt to be
facilities. Bradley, he said, is "a great a member of the Interstate Commerce
soldier and a great leader working Commission to complete the unex-
in behalf of the veterans of this pired term of the late J. E. Eastman
war." I ending Dec. 31, 1950.
AROUND THE CLOCK WITH WPAG
Detroit glasses Visited,
Maurer Leads Goup
Completion of four full years of
University extension activitiy at the
Rackham Educational Memorial in
IDetroit was celebrated Tuesday eve-
ning by an open house.
Various classes were open to the
public to permit Detroit residents to
observe the extension work in action.
Meeting in the main auditorium was
Prof. Wesley Maurer's discussion
group on "Books on Current Eco-
nomic, Political and Social Prob-
lems." The book discussed was
Charles Bolte's The NewVeteran.
The Detroit extension band, under
the direction of Prof. William D.
Revelli, and the orchestra under the
direction of Prof. David Mattern,
Other classes which were open to
the public included "Radio Reading
and Dramntics," conducted by Prof.
David Owen of the speech depart-
ment, and two current courses in the
program in automobile body engi-
neering. Informal lectures and dis-
cussions on gardening, by Ruth
Mosher Place of the Detroit News
and Mrs. G. I. Bouton, and on na-
ture study, by Walter Nickell of the
Cranbrook Ins.titute of Science, were
All University extension work in
Detroit has centered at the Rack-
ham Building since it was dedicated
and occupied on Jan. 28, 1942.
CALCUTTA, Feb. 13- () -One
thousand American Troops on leave
in Calcutta were evacuated to safety
today while British troops sought to
quell anti-British riots that killed 22
persons and injured more than 200.
Indian demonstrators spreading
their activities disrupted rail service
between Bengal and Assam. Large
crowds blocked the tracks, refusing
to let engines pass. Gunfire echoed
throughout Calcutta as British mil-
itary patrols brought into the city
last night fired at roaming street
mobs of Hindus and Moslems during
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abolished from Japanese life is the
regimented mind. The Japanese have
always carried out a distinct set of
social values, and society, as well as
the school system, has put stress on
the regimentation of minds.
The school system is so organized
that everywhere in the country chil-
dren are studying the same lesson on
the same day and all teaching man-
uals and instruction emanate from
Tokyo. Therefore, we should decen-
tralize the system of education. Local
prefectures should have more ad-
ministrative responsibility in relation
to schools, even if they must con-
tinue to subsidize educational activ-
ities with federal funds, he added.
"The mass memorization by rote
of ill-digested facts should also be
eliminated," Dr. Huntley pointed out.
"At present the Japanese child has
a badly overcrowded curriculum.
There is mass .spoon-feeding of
knowledge and a multiplicity of sub-
jects, not one of which the child can
really grasp. We should reduce the
cizrrictlum and put in some of the
subjects which are not allowed to be
discussed, such as social problems."
In the situation as it existed before
the war, the Japanese teacher was
subject to a rigid program of in-
struction arranged by the goven-
ment and didn't dare vary from the
prepared schedule. We should liber-
ate the teachers and alloz them to
speak their own minds freely. Other-
wise, we defeat our own purpose,
which is to liberate Japan from
something rather than deprive her
of something, he continued.
"Upuntil the present time the Jap-
anese have never had enough schools
for the people that wished to attend.
Perhaps this was because, as a total-
itarian state, Japan did not wish to
encourage the masses to go on with
Everybody is compelled to go to
school through the sixth grade, but
beyond that point the facilities are
extremely inadequate. "Therefore,"
Dr. .Huntley contended, "we should
take the funds that were used for
military purposes and rechannel them
into buildings and school supplies."
Finally, in the field of extra-cur-
ricular activities, we should do away
with the military Budo sports which
deify the warrior class and institute
more team sports such as baseball,
which has so far been played mainly
by professionals, he claimed.
"Therefore, we should take our cue
from the new social values and em-
phasize individual growth in its ideal
aspect and also the idea of working
together as individuals for the good
of the people," Dr. Huntley con-
Troops Could Be Sent
Abroad by President
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13--'P)-A
far-reaching government proposal,
under which President Truman could
send military experts to any country
in the world to help it improve its
armed forces, was disclosed today in
documents now in the hands of Con-
Without advance publicity, the
State Department, working in consul-
tation with the War and Navy De-
partments, has drafted legislation
asking Congress' to grant the Presi-
dent the power to send such military
and naval missions.
Under existing laws, unless there is
a national emergency, the President
can send missions to countries of
the Western Hemisphere and the
Philippines. However, the war emer-
gency powers act now on the books
provides that during a war he can
dispatch missions to any country,
upon request. The proposed new leg-
islation would extend this authority
Planninn !Francais at 4:15 today in Rm. D
Alumni Memorial Hall..
.ThI-ec University faculty members * * x
will participate in a local planning$ Squre DaCing Tonight
institute conducted by the Michigan
Planning Commission today in De- Scott Colburn, of the Ann Arbor
troit. Cooperative, will act as caller for to-
Prof. Harlow 0. Whittemore, of night's session of square dancing
the landscape architecture depart- sponsored by the American Youth
ment; Prof. John A. Perkins of the Hostel at Lane Hall from 7:30 to
political science department; and 10:00. Refreshments wil l e served.
Prof. John W. Hyde, of the architec- * * *
tural planning department, will help D. rna To Attend Meetirg
direct the institute bean Samuel T. Dana and Prof.
Robest Craig, Jr., of the Sch6ol of
Dun hum J' l I Seak "* * * Forestry and Conservation will at-
Prof. Arthur L. Dunham will ' tend a meeting of the Forest Prod-
speak en "The Ideas of a French nets Research Committee of the .
Philo'opher on Education in the I Michigan Planning Commision
United States" before e Cercle I Monday in Lansing.
$ .40 per 15-word insertion for
one or two days. (In-
crease of 10c for each
additional five words.)
Non- Con tract
$1.00 per 15-word insertion for
three or more days. (In-
crease of 25c for each
additional five words.)
Contract Rates on Request
WANTED TO RENT
WANTED TO RENT: Faculty mem-
ber desires single room within
walking distance of campus. Ph.
4121 Ext. 686.
WANTED TO RENT: 3 bedroom
house or apartment for faculty
members family. Ph. 4121 Ext. 686.
WANTED TO RENT: ROOM by full-
time University employee. Garage
is desirable but not vital. Walter,
WANTED TO RENT: Apartment or
house, two or three bedrooms.
'three adults, one-year-old child.
W. J. Mason, 23-24-1.
WANTED: Graduate student (vet-
eran) and wife wish to contact
party with small apartment leav-
ing at end of this term. Willing to
purchase furniture. Call 25-791.
WANTED: Anyone interested in
catching the Ambassador or Mer-
cury in Detroit after 2:00 exam
Friday, Feb. 22, contact Eleanor
Hoffmaster for details. Phone
WANTED: Student girl to earn
board and room in private home
close to campus. No" small chil-
dren. Place available immediately.
FEMALE HELP WANTED: For drug
store. Full time. Apply in person
during afternoons to Mr. Lombard,
Witham Drug Store.
WANTED: Cosmetic girl, experi-
enced preferred. Apply Mr. Bargy,
FOR SALE: 35mm camera with flash
attachment, in very good condition.
Ed Holodnik 222 Winchell.
FOR SALE: Tails size 38. Top hat
size 714g Prewar outfit perfect con-
dition. Call 7796 before Saturday.
FOR SALE: One way train ticket to
New York City. Price $14.00. Call
MIDWAY Bicycle Shop, 322 E. Lib-
erty. We have rebuilt used bikes
for sale. Your bike can be expertly
LOST AND FOUND
LOST: Brown leather cigarette case.
Believe in "Little Shop." Please
phone 2-2975. Al Krohn. Reward.
LOST: Gold identification bracelet,
Feb. 11. Engraved Frances Walk-
er -Bob Joseph. Call Frannie Wal-
LOST: Slide rule, number 963902.
Return to D. R. Glass, 213 Winchell
House, West Quad.
LOST: Ladies' gold Whitneir wrist
watch with leather strap. FInder
please call GLORIA, 2-4143, Re-
LOST: Sterling silver identification
bracelet. Engraved Harlan L. Mac-
Dowell. Notify at 208 Hinsdale
24591 East Quad. Reward offered.
LOST: On campus, silver gray shet-
land sheep dog. Female. Similar to
small collie. Partly crippled hind
quarters. Answers to "Skerry."
Phone 21365. Reward.
LOST: Black Parker pen, small size.
between South Division and cam-
pus. Please return, needed for ex-
ams. Call 3366. Reward.
FOR HIRE: A-1 dance orchestra, 5-6
pieces, has dates open. Campus
references. Phone Ypsilanti 1220w.
COTTAGE INN now serving lunches.
Also dinners Tuesday through
Sunday. Open evenings Friday,
Saturday and Sunday.
P.S. 51's UNITE! Local No. 2 B.G.S.
G., celebrates Washington's birth-
day (or British Government Re-
forms) at 319 Michigan Union,
7:15 Friday, February 15. t4.M.
DEAR JOE B.: Disgusted, disinter-
ested, or just plain dyspeptic??
THE COLONNADE wishes to an-
nounce its opening from 7-2 and.
from 5-12. Our specialty. - fresh
Downy Flake doughnuts - daily.
Orders taken. No deliveries. Also
sandwiches and dinners.
TAILORING and SEWING
"GOOD FUR deserves good
Cold storage, remodeling,
tailoring by A. Ginsburg,
Liberty St. Phone 6938.
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t© 5 P.M.
THURS., FEB. 14, 1946
8:15-Wake Up and Live
9:45-Moments of Melodies
11:15-Lean Back & Listen
11:30-Farm & Home Hour
12:30-Along the Sports
12:45-Man on the Street
1:10-Organ Music (Pop.)
1:15-Ray Bloch Presents
1:30-Tin Pan Alley Goes
1:45-world of Song
2:05-Melody on Parade
3:15-University of Mich.
3:30-Latin American Music
3:40-It Actually Happened
3:45-Trade Winds Tavern
5:45-Spotlight on the
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