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IN AN ERA of fluid policy and progressive
views, a new organization for World War II
veterans is quietly being organized -in these
United States. "Americans first and veterans sec-
ond" is their cry, and its effects on our twelve
million returning servicemen is devastating.
Quietly sitting on the sideline, labor leaders,
other veteran organizations, and politicians are
keeping a watchful eye on these nation builders
of tomorrow, and what they see in large print are
the words 'American Veterans Committee,' a vig-
orous democratic group composed of men who
won the war and have every intention of win-
ning the peace. This is not a hysteria one-night-
stand organization: there are such men as Col-
onel Evans F. Carlson, leader of the Marine
raiders, Grant Reynolds, and most important
member of all, G. I. Joe in civvies.
AVC was born on the battlefield in 1943 dur-
ing the nightly bull-sessions of our fighting-
men; it was then brought over to America by
Charles G. Bolt6, a slim twenty-five year old
veteran who left his right leg at El Alamein
as a remembrance of a peace that failed.
Charles G. Bolt6 at present is chairman of the
National Planning Committee in New York.
The trail then branches off with Jack Weiss,
sophomore veteran at the University, carrying
the spark of AVC from a chapter he founded in
Brooklyn to the new one in Ann Arbor.
This small insignificant spark, born in the
flame of battle, is now spreading over the
country. Its purpose, not to destroy but to
illuminate any threats of aggression against
these United States of America.
-A. Rebel DerDerian
"HOME is where you hang your hat" claims
the old proverb and the families living in
Veterans' Village are making homes of a room
just large enough for themselves . .. . and a hat.
For many ofthe veterans and families these
tiny 8 x 20 rooms are the first place they can
call their own and the first place they can cook,
hang pictures, or use wedding presents.
Veterans' Village was a challenge to the Uni-.
versity and is a challenge to the veteran.
The University attempted to make Veterans'
Village as comfortable, pleasant and livable as
possible, and it succeeded. They listened to the
complaints of the veterans and their requests and
tried to satisfy all.
It is now up to the veteran and his wife to
make the Village an ultimate success, and they
CRIES about the muddle in the American zone
of occupation in Germany are becoming in-
creasingly familiar. AMG seems to be playing the
role of "Innocents Abroad." It is not entirely
Actually, no one seems definite about what our
policy is or is to be in Germany. Do we intend
By DREW PEARSON
WASHINGTON-U. S. officials aren't in com-
plete agreement about it, but one thing they
may discuss with Prime Minister Attlee during
his visit is Britain's apparent policy of building
up Germany, presumably as a buffer state
This was definitely Churchill's policy. But,
though a Labor government has succeeded him,
secret sessions of the Allied Economic Direc-
torate in Berlin continue to show significant
clashes between the British and Russians over
German's economic futur'e.
At one recent closed-door session in Berlin,
members of the economic directorate listened to
a report on abolishing Germany's cartel system,
a plan previously agreed on at Potsdam. But Sir
Percy Mills, the British delegate, interrupted.
"By the time we decentralize Germany," he
said, "there won't be anything left to liquidate."
Doubtless he was referring to the Russian pol-
icy of speedily tearing down and removing Ger-
Sir Percy then proposed that the committee
consider again his own report on advance repa-
rations payments. General Shabalin, the Soviet
delegate, agreed, but asked the French dele-
gate, M. Sergent, why it was that only one-
third of the I. G. Farben plant at Ludwigshav-
en was listed for transfer to the Allies as part
of reparations payments. He wanted to know
what the French proposed doing with the re-
maining two-thirds of the plant.
(The destruction or removal of the I. G. Far-
ben plants, a prime source of Hitler's munitions,
has been subject to great inter-Allied debate.
State Department representative Robert Murphy
IN OUR POST-WAR world do we make religious
progress by faith or by revolt? Where is the
union of the e two aspects of our common life?
The great Catholic scholar, Jacques Maritain,
until recently at Princeton but now at the Vati-
can representing the new French Government, in
his brilliant book "Christianity and Democracy"
has pointed out that in recent decades Christian-
ity seems impotent, unable to take advantage of
its opportunities, weak in the critical periods and
indifferent to the major social objectives of its
He reminds us that while it was the Christian
drive which brought the American revolution,
it was the revolting agnostics who introduced
liberty and fraternity into France and the pro-
testing atheists who developed a people's econ-
omy for the Russians. His lamentation is over
the inability of the followers of Jesus to per-
sistently merge the two commandments: (1)
Thou shalt love God and (2) Thou shalt love
thy neighbor as thyself, in social practice.
Deputations by religious bodies to Japan, to
Germany and to various devastated countries
such as Ukrainia or Poland and magnificent in-
vestments by missionary reconstruction boards,
are heartening. But the real issue is how to keep
clear the religious ideal and at the same time
revolt against every injustice, maldistribution,
racial evil or war-making practice.
It may be as important to prove-up on certain
byproducts as to achieve a major objective. For
example no labor leader ever labels his strike a
revolt against the Christianity of his employer
or the manager. He talks about rights. And now
comes Walter Reuther, a Union officer, insisting
that the books of industry be opened. Here is a
protest whose goal is a finer justice for all con-
The basis discussed is not that of the ideal
but that of rights. A new day for those who
work with their hands may be upon us. The
war of production within World War II may
go down in history as a gain over Fascism on a
front where generals, battalions and bombs
were not in evidence. Jesus sought for men a
more abundant life. Some protests serve that
However, revolt must never be mistaken for
the ideal nor assumed as completed social action.
There is within the life of the religious commun-
ity a serenity born of faith, a grace bequeathed
of God, a sensitivity to need and a love for that
which is good in itself.
Says Carl Becker, in "New Frontiers For Old,"
p. 150, speaking of the spiritual values: "They
have a life of their own apart from any particular
social system or type of civilization. They are
the values which, since the time of Buddha and
Confucius, Solomon and Zoroaster, Plato, and
Aristotle, Socrates and Jesus, men have common-
ly employed to straighten the advance or the de-
cline of civilizatioi, the values they have agreed
to canonize. They are the values that readily lend
themselves to rational justification, yet need no
It is in such values that the two command-
ments, the one on ends to be sought and the
other on means to be used, find their unity.
Man-to-man relations invariably have man-to-
-Dr. Edward W. Blakeman,
Counselor in Religious Education.
Arrow makum funny noise. .There was a
decidedly metallic sound as i struck.
has sent several cables back to Washington urg-
ing that these munitions plants be preserved.)
The Frenchman replied that the Ludwigs-
haven plant was large and complex, but that
the third unit, which the French had put on
the list for advance reparations payments, was
an independent unit and could be packed up
and hauled to France immediately. The re-
maining two-thirds, he said, are working for
the Allies and, therefore; needed in Germany.
SIR PERCY MILLS then proposed discussing a
list of plants he had drawn up for the
western zone of Germany.
"Why is it," asked General Shabalin, "That
you don't want to discuss the report which I
have prepared on this subject? May I remind
you that all the members are supposed to
work on the problem of advance reparations?
May I also ask why the Russian report has not
been included? Why do you insist on dealing
with your own report?"
"I regret to say I haven't had time to read the
Russian report" Sir Percy replied. "Besides, your
report is written in Russian and I don't read
At this the Red Army officer hit the ceiling.
"I do not see," he remarked acidly, "how the
directorate could have ignored the Russian pro-
"I don't see that it makes much difference,"
countered the Britisher. "I have a pretty good
idea of what the Russian proposal is, and, even
if I had read it, I don't think it would change
the ideas of the English, French and American
At this point, the French delegate smoothed
over the troubled waters by urging that the Rus-
sian report be translated immediately and then
studied by the committee. This was agreed.
The American delegate, Gen. William H.
Draper, then helped further to smooth things
out by proposing that all German firms em-
ploying more than 3,000 persons or with an
annual turnover of 25,000,000 reichsmarks be
required to report to the Allies. This pleased
the Russians, who vigorously favor dismantling
most German business.
General Shabalin then stated that he under-
stood the economic directorate had the power to
decide what German companies were to be put
out of business. This was unanimously agreed.
Thus continues the see-saw of old-world pol-
itics for post-war position. It was Britain's
balancing France off against Germany after
the last war which led to a Germany too
strong for France to handle.
(Copyright, 1945, by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.)
EDITOR'S NOTE: Each week the Daily will publish a
list of new books received in the General Library. The
selected list is provided us by the Library.
Andrews, Roy Chapmn-Under a Lucky
Star: A lifetime of adventure. N. Y., The Vik-
ing press, 1944.
A delightful autobiography of a noted Ameri-
can scientist. The style is informal and touched
with the warmth of the author. Deals with Mr.
Andrews' travels rather than with his personal
life and scientific accomplishments.
Barzun, Jacques-Teacher in America. Bos-
ton, Little, 1945.
A witty and sagacious discussion on teaching
in America. What is taught and why and what
can be done to improve it. Refers particularly to
colleges and universities.
Lanks, Herbert C.-Highway to Alaska. N. Y.,
An exciting book about a road. Describes a
twelve-thousand mile journey, in 1943, by army
jeep over the unfinished Alaska highway. Many
excellent photographs by the author.
Morgan Carlyle-Bretton Woods: Clues to a
monetary mystery. Boston, World peace foun-
An understandable little volume for the lay-
man about the international monetary agree-
ments reached at Bretton Woods.
Mumford, Lewis-City development: Studies
in disintegration and renewal. N. Y., Harcourt,
A collection of six essays, heretofore inacces-
sible, selected from his studies in the field of
'urbanism. Especially noteworthy are the two es-
says "The social foundations of the post-war
building" and the "Plan of London."
Venturi, Lionello--Painting and painters:
How to look at a picture from Giotto to Cha-
gall. N. Y., Scribner's, 1945.
Fifty-three outstanding paintings from pre-
renaissance to surrealismare described and ana-
lyzed for the layman. Full page numbered illus-
trations referred to in the text help the reader to
understand the material.
Woodward, W. E.-Tom Paine: America's
godfather 1737-1809. N. Y., E. P. Dutton, 1945.
An attempt to give a true picture of the much
maligned Tom Paine, and to evaluate his place
in American history. Well documented and very
Publication in the Daily Official Bul-
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Bulletin should be sent in typewritten
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preceding publication (11:00 a. m. Sat-
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1945
VOL. LVI, No. 10
To the Members of the Faculty-
College of Literature, Science, and the
Arts: There will be a special meeting
of the Faculty of the College of Lit-
erature, Science, and the Arts on
Monday, Nov. 12, at 4:10 p. in., to
discuss proposed changes in the cur-
riculum. (See Faculty Minutes, pp.
Hayward Keniston, Dean
School of Business Administration
Convocation for students and faculty
will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, at
11:00 a.m., in West Gallery, Alumni
To the Faculty and Students of the
College of Literature, Science, a'hd
the Arts: Beginning Monday, Nov.
12, the Office of Admissions with Ad-
vanced Standing will be open only
during the following hours: Monday-
Friday, 11-12 and 2-4; Saturday 9-12.
To Deans, Directors, Department
Heads and Other Responsible for Pay-
rolls: Payrolls for the Fall Term are
ready for your approval. Please call
at Room 9, University Hall not later
than Nov. 13.
Aeronautical Engineering Students:
Two scholarships of $250 each are
available to students in Aeronautical
Engineering who are in need of fi-
nancial assistance and who show def-
inite promise in the field. Applica-
tions concerning these scholarships
should be in letter form, addressed to
Professor E. W. Conlon, B-47 East
will be received up to Friday, Nov. 16.
Women Students on campus wish-
ing to be put on the waiting list for
dormitories for the spring semester
of 1946: These students may be placed
on the list only if they have previously
filed dormitory applications. Due to
the limited number of openings ex-
pected for the spring semester only
those women who are now enrolled
and who have previously applied for
dormitories will be considered for
placement for the spring. Such stu-
dents may call at the Office of the
Dean of Women on and after Nov. 15,
1945, for a limited period of time to
request reinstatement of their appli-
cations. A $10.00 deposit should be
placed on file. Students are cautioned
that only those who have already
filed the dormitory application form
and who do not have assignments in
dormitories may apply forthe spring
semester. The Office of the Dean of
Women assumes that students now at
the University will keep their present
housingiassignments in dormitories
and converted fraternities for the
spring semester unless this office is
otherwise notified no later than one
month before the end of the fall
Women students wishing to secure
living accommodations in league
houses for the spring semester of
1946: These students are instructed
to communicate first with the Office
of the Dean of Women so that they
may be referred to vacancies. Those
who wish to keep their present assign-
ments in League Houses should notify
the Office of the Dean of Women to
this effect as soon as possible (no
later than one month before the end
of the fall semester, to assure them-
selves of the reservation. After this
preliminary step, students will be in-
structed how to complete the reserva-
tion by direct contact with the League
House mother. No assignments in
League Houses will be considered final
until they have been recorded in the
Office of the Dean of Women. Stu-
dents not now on campus for whom
space in the dormitories or converted
fraternities is not available will be
sent upon request a League House ap-
plication blank with specific instruc-
tions on how to proceed. Only stu-
dents tentatively admitted or already
enrolled in the University may reserve
housing space of any kind.
Women students wishing dormitory
accommodations for the summer ses-
sion or fall semester, 1946: These stu-
dents may apply at the Office of the
Dean of Women. Application blanks
are available at the Office of the
Dean of Women. Completed applica-
tions for the summer and fall of 1946
must be returned by mail, and in no
case will the receipt of the completed
form be listed until Nov. 15. This ap-
plies to students now on campus as
well as those not now at the Univer-
sity. Only students tentatively admit-(
ted or already enrolled in the Univer-s
sity may reserve housing space of anye
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Participation in a public activity isI
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Certificate of Eligibility. At the be-
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session every student shall be conclu-
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any public activity until his eligibility
is affirmatively established by ob-
taining from the Chairman of the
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Office of the Dean of Students, a
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semester must be approved as at any
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least C, and have at least a C aver-
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Office of the Dean of Students not
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It should be accompanied by written
acceptance from two sets of approved
chaperons and, in the case of frater-
nities and sororities, by approval from
the financial adviser. Approved cha-
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membors or pledges, 2) professors,
associate professors or assistant pro-
fessors, or 3) couples already approv-
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1945-46 should submit a list of their
officers to the Office of the Dean of
Students. Any group which is not so
registered will be considered inactive.
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do so now only upon presentation of
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Change in Hours in the Graduate
Reading Room in the General
Library: Beginning with Monday,
Nov. 12, the hours in the four grad-
uate reading rooms will be 9-12 a.m.,
1-5 and 7-10 p.m., Monday through
Thursday; 9-12 a. m. and 1-5 p. m.
on Friday; and 9-12 a. m. on Satur-
Every Dormitory, Auxiliary Dormi-
tory, League House, and Sorority
House must have elected a house
president and selected quiet hours
for the individual house by Tuesday,
Nov. 13. A statement containing the
name of the house, the house presi-
dent, and the quiet hours of the house
must be placed in the Judiciary Coun-
cil box in the Undergraduate Office
of the League by 5:00 p. m. Tuesday,
Sunday Library Service:
On all Sundays during the Fall and
Spring Terms, except during the holi-
day periods, and beginning with Nov.
11, the Main Reading Room and the
Periodical Room of the General
Library will be kept open 2:00-9:00
Books from other parts of the build-
ing which are needed for Sunday use
will be made available in the Main
Reading Room if requests are made
on Saturday to an assistant in the
reading room where the books are
Identification Pictures will be taken
in Room 7, Angell Hall in the follow-
ing order for students who registered
Monday, Oct. 29 (the first day of
registration). Please bring your reg-
istration receipt. The photographic-
room will be open from 8:00 a. m. to
5:00 p. m. daily including the noon
New Freshmen and New Transfer
A-H Monday, Nov. 12
I-P Tuesday, Nov. 13
R-Z Wednesday, Nov. 14
A-L Thursday, Nov. 15
M-Z Friday, Nov. 16
Saturday (8:00-12:00) Nov. 17.
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts Changes in Election: After
the first week, changes may be made
by freshmen and sophomores only by
permission of the Academic Counsel-
ors and upon thepayment of a fee of
$1.00. After the first week, juniors
and seniors must receive Associate
Dean Walter's permission, and must
pay a fee of $1.00.
Eligibility cards must be secured
from Miss Scanlon in Room 2, Uni-
versity Hall, before participation in
any League activity. These cards
must be presented to the chairman of
Student Football Admissions: Stu-
dents who have not yet received their
football admission tickets must pres-
ent their physical education coupons
at the Administration Building, Fer-
ry Field, before 5:00 p. in., Wednes-
day, Nov. 14. No student admission
tickets will be available after that
H. O. Crisler,
Director of Athletics.
Candidates for the Teacher's Cer-
tificate for February: Please call at
the office of the School of Education,
1437 University Elementary School,
on Monday or Tuesday afternoon,
Nov. 12 or 13, between 1:30 and 4:30
p. m. to takethe Teacher's Oath, This
is a requirement for the teacher's
L. S. & A. Juniors now eligible for
Concentration should get admission
to Concentration blanks at Room 4,
University Hall, immediately. These
slips must be properly signed by the
Adviser and the original copy re-
turnedrtoRoom 4, University Hall, at
Presidents of Fraternities and
Sororities are reminded that all house
officers must present certificates of
eligibility before holding office.
University Lecture: Vladimir D.
Kazakevich, lecturer for the Com-
mittee on Education of the National
Council of American-Soviet Friend-
ship, New York, will lecture on the
subject, "Russia's Economy and Post-
war Reconstruction" at 4:15 p.m.,
Friday, Nov. 16, in the Rackham Am-
phitheater, under the auspices of the
Department of Economics. The pub-
lie is cordiilly invited.
Junior and Seniors in Aeronauti-
cal Engineering: There are available
in the Department of Aeronautical
Engineering two student assistant-
ships for the present terii and the
Spring Term. Students wishing to
make application should address let-
ters to Professor E. W. Conlon, B-47
East Engineering Building. Letters
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