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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

FRIDAY,- APRI' 18, 1947"

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Football Tickets

T HE Student Legislature's redistribution of
upperclass football tickets last fall raised
a howl of protest from students who felt that
the blame should be placed on the method
of distribution instead of errant underclass-
men. The Legislature, however, continued
with its investigations and trials, answering.
that "the student body will be in a stronger
bargaining position when its own house is
in order."
Now with the redistribution completed
and penalties imposed, the Legislature has
announced the second part of its plan to
prevent another football ticket mix-up.
Many of the provisions are designed to plug
up distribution loop-holes which became ob-
vious during the ticket trials: for instance,
the number of semesters completed at the
University would be stamped on registration
coupons by the registrar, eliminating much
of the chance for intentional fraud. Clari-
fication of rulings, such as the one setting
the number of semesters completed at the.
University as the basis for seat assignments
instead of class standing, would prevent up-
perclass transfer students from justifying
a change in semesters to correspond with
their class rank.
The Legislature expects little opposition
Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.
NIGHT EDITOR,: JOHN CAMPBELL

from the Board-in Control of Intercolleg-
iate Athletics to these phases of its plan.
Its request for a split student section be-
ginning at the 50 yard line and continuing
south on the east side and north on the
west, is, however, likely to provoke heated
discussion when placed before the Board,
alumni and faculty representatives and
members of the M Club Tuesday.
Athletic Director H. 0. Crisler has told
the Legislature that, he is "convinced that
some improvements can be made." That
this improvement will extend to granting
students seats on the 50 yard line, however,
seems unlikely in view of the Board's recent
statement that "football income must be
maintained." And when a Legislator asked
Crisler if there were a chance for students
to receive preference over alumni and facul-
ty, his answer was, "I doubt it."
A compromise, with the split student sec-
tion beginning at the 40 instead of the 50
yard line, may possibly be effected. The
Legislature, however, is taking no chances.
Seats in the end zone, as Andrew Baker,
ticket manager, pointed out last fall, may
be considered by those "in the know" as
the best seats, but only those high up in
the stadium fall in this category.
The Legislature has therefore asked that
no students be assigned seats in the first
30 rows of the end zone. It is hardly pos-
sible that "long standing policy" assigns
preference to alumni and faculty in this sec-
tion. At the least, the Legislature would
have a legitimate gripe here if its requests
were not met.
-Mary Ruth Levy

ON WORLD AFFAIRS:
Chapter and Verse

By EDGAR ANSEL MOWRER
IN MY LAST COLUMN reviewing Howard
Ambruster's revelation of the German I.
G. Farben conspiracy, I said, "Some claim
that American businessmen are already
seeking to renew their ties, if not with I. G.
Farben" (which has made suckers out of
them for the last forty years) "with harly
less deeply compromised German indus-
tries."
A friend challenges me to "name names
and say what I mean-or shut up." Very
well. What should honest Americans think
of the following charges made against Amer-
ican Military Government by a writer with
full knowledge of post-world war II Ger-
many?
"General Draper" (head of the Eco-
nomics Division of Military Government)
"has not in any way relinquished his
campaign to establish that the four things
that most impede the economic recovery
of Germany" (and its ability to attack
its neighbors) "are 1) denazification, 2)
decartbllization, 3) the Trading With the
Enemy Act and 4) the policy on German
trademarks and patents that was approved
by President Truman.
"For a background of how this works:
"Mr. Averill Harriman became Secretary
of Commerce. He promptly called Philip D.
Reed, Chairman of the Board of General
Electric" (a company that was formeej
deeply interested in Germany) "and asked
him to fly to Berlin and report what the
Commerce Department could do to aid in
the economic recovery of Germany." (Before
safeguards have.been really established.)
"Mr. Reed arrived in Berlin, settled un-
der 'the wing of General Draper and pro-
ceeded to be told that Mr. Harriman's great-
est contribution, in addition to furthering
the RFC-USCC loans" (far bigger loans
than many allied countries can get from
us!) "would be to work for the modification
or appeal of the above mentioned four fact-
ors...
"Economics Division resistance" (General
Draper) "and informal siding with the Brit-
ish in four-power negotiations have suc-
cessfully stalled decartellizaiton, both in the
U. S. Zone and Germany-wide, for eighteen
months . .."
"Now that we are about to announce a
few half hearted nieasures I have no
doubt that the campaign to make us the
scapegoat will gain new vigor. The same
tactics wesre employed on Herbert Hoover
but he threw the Draper contingent for
a temporary set-back by announcing that
the thought a Sherman "(anti-trust)"
Act for Germany was a good thing . . ,
"To go back to Mr. Harriman, it seems
that the matter of the recovery of the
Giesche properties" (mines in Upper Silesia)
"for the Harriman-Anaconda interests has
again become a: matter' of paramount U. S.
interest, more important than any of the
controls on Germany and more important
than the maintenance of clear-cut rela-
tions with the other occupying powers . . .
'For the. past two years, during which
comprehensive plans for the economic
trea-tment of Germany have been in form-
ation, the Economics Division of Military
Government has been dropping the ball
... The responsible heads of the Division
have been spending time working out com-
plex problems with and for particular
firms such as I. T. & T., Standard Oil,
High School Bands
TODAY the crack high school band musi-
cians of the state pour into Ann Arbor

Singer Sewing Machine, Chicago Pneu-
matic Tool, General Electric and so on
down the dreary list . . . And so instead
of a plan under which necessary produc-
tion shall take place and unnecessary pro-
duction shall not take place, we have a
growing hodgepodge of Singer plants re-
vived because they used to belong to Sing-
er (!) and I. T. & T. plants revived be-
cause that are I. T. & T ...
"This type of pursuit of particular in-
terests of U. S. firms in Germany is pre-
cisely what we deny that we are doing and
wha tour critics claim that we are doing,
viz, pursuing particular 'capitalistic' inter-
ests irrespective of the result of this pur-
suit upon the overall solution of the German
problem . . .What a Russian observer will
think of Dr. Schulte's efforts to regain the
Giesche properties with top cabinet support
from the U. S. side, on behalf of Harriman-
Anaconda, can also be surmized."
There you have the charge-one of many
-in so many words. Surely it is up to
Secretary Harriman, General Draper and
the other Americans involved, to reassure
the American people-not with blanket de-
nials and generalizations but chapter and
verse.
(Copyright 1947, Press Alliance, Inc.)
C U R R E N T
M OVI[ES
At The Michigan-
TIE PERFECT MAItRIAGE (Paranioui ),
Loretta Young, David Niven
THIS IS THE SORT OF PICTURE that
makes you appreciate the finer things
in life. You come out of the theater with
a feeling of thanksgiving that you have es-
caped. If you're lucky, you come out with
a feeling of rest, gained from the sleep in-
duced by the dull and rather trite antics of
Miss Young, Mr. Niven, and a perfectly re-
volting girl child. The story is a semi-com-
cdy treatment of the pitfalls befalling a
marriage that has had fine sailing for a
decade. They should have shot the first
ten years. As is is The Perfect Marriage
is the perfect bore.
At The State . .
Holdover of MAGNIFICENT DOLL (Univer-
sal), Ginger Rogers, Burgess Meredith,
David Niven
-Joan Fiske
MATTER OF FACT:
Arab Pressure
By STEWART ALSOPl
T IS DIFFICULT to distinguish how much
loud bluster there is in the Arab states'
opposition to the creation of a Jewish state,
and how much real feeling. There is prob-
ably a great deal of both, but with the blus-
ter predominating, for example, in Egypt
and the feeling in Iraq. It is also difficult
to judge just what the reaction in the Arab
world would actually be to partition.
One observer (British) told this reporter
that in his opinion if partition were im-
posed, providing it were not outrageously
unfair to the Palestine Arabs, there would

The
City Editor's
SCRATCH
PADE
THE OTHER NIGHT I had the grim ex-
perience of seeing Ginger Rogers save
the United States of America.
The occasion was one of the showings of
"The Magnificent Doll," which is Univer-
sal's way of depicting the role of cheese-
cake in our nation's history.
Ginger not only bats the eyes of Aaron
Burr, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson and
other fathers of this country, but she climbs
up on a platform and tells the people not
to hate Aaron-because he'll thrive on hate
and become a dictator.
It all looks good enough (even though the
celebrated Rogers Legs are completely be-
gowned); but so far as your ears are con-
cerned, it doesn't ring true. Words like
democracy," "liberty," "freedom" and "gov-
ernment by law" just weren't designed for
utterance by Fred Astaire's former partner.
This isn't to say that Miss Rogers is not
a Hollywood great in her own right, as wit-
ness her past successes: "Kitty Foyle," "The
Gay Divorcee," "Top Hat," "Follow the
Fleet" and others. This is to say that "The
Magnificent Doll" is miscast, unrealistic and
generally typical of the film colony's offer-
ings.
About all Americans can brag about so
far as their film industry is concerned is
that it was first in time and is first in
quantity.
In contrast, there have been some fine
foreign films showing locally and in other
parts of the country of late-"Henry V,"
"Open City," "The Baker's Wife," "The Well
Digger's Daughter" and others.
"The Well Diggers Daughter" is an exam-
ple of what good acting, good dialogue,
frankness, little or no background music and
only average photography can add up to-
a really great motion picture.
Years ago the American film industry
sponsored a nationwide essay contest on the
subject, "Why Motion Pictures Are Your
Best Entertainment." Entertainment, not
edification, is the byword out in California.
Their impression is that the American public
needs Ginger Rogers to make the facts of
history palatable.
Some Hollywood producers would like to
turn out great motion pictures, but they run
into trouble with the heads of their com-
panies, who insist on good, light, unsubtle,
safe productions.
The late F. Scott Fitzgerald, in "The
Last Tycoon," wrote of one such producer,
who dreamed of making a film classic,
knowing that it would lose money (or
would make only one million- instead of
three).
With only an occasional "Gone with the
Wind," "For Whom the Bell Tolls," or "A
Walk in the Sun" forthcoming from Holly-
wood these days, the American public must
continue to suffer being underrated, filling
in the blanks with the few foreign films that
find their way here.
If Hollywood moguls should ever change
their minds, the stars themselves would
probably welcome being cast according to
their particular talents. I had the impres-
sion watching Ginger Rogers the other night
that she was itching to exchange her early
19th century gown for something more com-
fortable and tap and sing through a good
torchy ballad.
CINEMA]
CHARLIE CHAPLIN FESTIVAL, including
THE IMMIGRANT, THE ADVENTUR-
ER, THE CURE and EASY STREET.

IF YOU CAN FORGET the slick, sophisti-
cated comedies which Hollywood turns
out today by the dozen and transport your-
self back to the good old days of the silent
two-reelers, you're likely to enjoy this pre-
sentation.
Even the loudly avowed Charlie Chaplin
devotees will have had enough of the "wist-
ful, whimsical" Charlie Chaplin, as they like
to put it, after four short films, each ex-
ploiting to the utmost Chaplin's large, be-
wildered eyes, unique mustache and inim-
itable shuffle. The cast, as well as the plot
outline, is identical in each film, with only
minor changes in either.
The music is in keeping with the spirit of
the films, which is the best we can say for
it, while the sound effects consist mainly
of toots, grunts, whistles and giggles,
Alexander Wolcott said about Charlie
Chaplin, and we quote roughly from a shaky
memory, "We have not seen his like before;
he shall not pass this way again." To which
we add a soft Amen.
-Natalie Bagrow
SEVERAL government departments are set
to make a quick and drastic slash in
personnel if the Senate sustains House-ap-
proved cuts in their appropriation.bills.
Hardest hit- thus far are the Commerce
and Labor departments. The Commerce De-
parmtent already has given dismissal no-
tices to hundreds.
-The Chicago Sun

(Continued from Page 2
ously submitted eligibility lists for
the current semester are request-
ed to do so at once. Forms may
be secured in the Office of Stu-
dent Affairs, Rm. 2, University
Hall.
Fraternity and Sorority Presi-
dents are reminded that member-
ship listed for the month of March
are past duerat the Office of Stu-
dent Affairs, Rm. 2, University
Hall.
School of Business Administra-
tion. Applications for admission to
summer session or fall semester
should be submitted as soon as
possible. Application forms are
available at Rm. 108, Tappan Hall.
Petitions for admission to the
Combined Curriculum in Letters
and Law are again being accepted
from out-of-state students. Pro-
spective applicants who have be-
gun the first semester of their
junior year may apply for admis-
sion to the program provided pe-
titions are filed with the Chair-
man of the Committee, 1220 An-
gell Hall, not later than April 19.
1947. Prospective applicants are
referred to a description of the
curriculum on pages 38-39 of the
current Announcement of the Col-
lege of Literature, Science and
the Arts.
Phi Eta Sigma members who
are interested in applying for the
Thomas Arkle Clark scholarship
may obtain information from the
Office of Student Affairs, Rm. 2,
University Hall. This scholarship
is available for first-year gradu-
ate students only.
Architects a n d Architectural
Draftsmen: The Otsego Log Cabin
Company, Gaylord, Michigan, has
an opening for a graduate trained
in Architecture and Architectural
Drafting. For further information,
call at the Bureau of Appoint-
ments, 201 Mason Hall.
Ypsilanti State Hospital has
professional openings for the fol-
lowing positions: Dietitian; Rec-
reation Instructor, Male; Elec-
troencephalographic Diagnosti-
cian and Technician; Dentist;
Nurses; Physio or Hydro-Therap-
ists; Psychologist; and Social
Worker. For further information,
call at the Bureau of Appoint-
ments, 201 Mason Hall.
Seniors: The Michigan Bell
Telephone Company will be at
the Bureau of Appointments,
201 Mason Hall, on April 21 and
April 22, Monday and Tuesday, to
interview men and women for
business and non-technical jobs
with the Telephone Company.
Booklets and applications may be
obtained at the Bureau.
Seniors: Mr. Jacobson of
the Detroit Civil Service Com-
mission will be at the Bureau of
Appointments, 201 Mason Hall, on
Monday, April 21, to interview men
and women who are interested in
the announcement for Technical
Aid-Specialties-General, Busi-
ness Administration, and Medical
Science. Call ext. 371 for appoint-
ments.
Lectures
University Lecture: Dr. Ernest
C. Hassold, Department of Eng-
lish, University of Louisville, will
lecture on the subject, "The Ba-
roque and the Search for Basic
Concepts" (illus.), at 8 p.m.,
Thurs., April 24, Rackham Am-
phitheatre; auspices of the De-
partment of Fine Arts. The pub-
lie is cordially invited.
Thomas Spencer Jerome Lec-
tures: Professor Allan Chester

Johnson, of Princeton Univer-
sity, will give the third in his series
of six lectures on "Egypt and the
Roman Empire." The subject of
this lecture is "Systems of Land
Tenure." This series of lectures is
given under the auspices of the
University of Michigan and the
Archaeological Institute of Amer-
ica. Fri,, April 18, 4:15 p.m., Rack-
ham Amphitheatre.
Charles Gibson, California De-
partment of Education, will lec-
ture on the subject, "Good Light-
ing and Visual Environment in
the Classroom," at 4:15 p.m., Fri.,
April 18, Lecture Room 102, Archi-
tecture Bldg.; auspices of the De-
partment of Public Instruction and
the Department of Health.
Loud Lecture: Dr. Robert A. Mil-
likan, Professor of Physics at
California Institute of Technology,
will speak at the First Methodist
Church on Sun., April 20, 10:40
a.m., on "Two Great Elements in
Human Progress" and at 8 p.m. on
"The Release and Utilization of
Atomic Energy." Auspices of the

Henry Martin Loud Lecture Com-
mittee and of Inter-Guild. Every-
one welcome.
Academic Notices
Doctoral Examination for Ed-
win Henry Spanier, Mathematics;
thesis: Cohomology Theory for
General Spaces, Fri., April 18, 2
p.m., East Council Room, Rack-
ham Bldg. Chairman, N. E. Steen-
rod.
Algebra Seminar: Fri., 4:15 p.m.,
3201 Angell Hall. Professor Reade
will continue on Normed Rings.
Chemistry 4 (I): Because of En-
gineering Open House on Fri.,
April 18, no lecture will be given.
English 154 will meet Tuesday
evening, April 22.
W. A. Bacon
Mathematics Seminar on Com-
plex Variables: Sat., April 19, 10
a.m., 3011 A. H. Mr. Wend will
speak on Fuchsian Groups.
Mathematics Seminar on Dy-
namical Systems: 3 p.m., Mon.,
April 21, 3011 A. H.
Psychology 208, Section I: Writ-
ten examination, 1 p.m., Mon.,
April 21.
M. G. Colby
Education C1 and A 10: Certain
students who have elected Edu-
cation C1 and/or A10 last fall se-
mester or the present spring se-
inester have been notified by let-
ter of the School of Education
testing program, and requested to
register. Some students have not
as yet complied. Please obtain
your registration card, Rm. 1437,
University Elementary School,
Thurs. or Fri., April 17 or 18. Any
special individual problems will
be taken care of at that time.
Make-up Final Examination for
Freshman Women's Health Lee-
tures: The make-up final exami-
nation covering the series of health
lectures recently completed will
be given as follows:
Section I-Mon., April 21, 4:15,
158 Health Service.
Section Il-Tues., April 22, 4:15,
158 Health Service.
Students who were absent from
the final examinatior may take
the make-up on either of the
above dates. No further oppor-
tunities will be given.
Concerts
Carillon Recital: Percival Price,
University Carillonneur, will play
the first in his series of spring ca-
rillonrecitals at 3 p.m., Sun., April
20, when he will present compost-
tions by Bach, Beethoven, and
Brahms. The spring series will ex-
tend from April 20 until June 12,
being presented on Sundays at 3
and Thursdays at 7:15 p.m.
Organ Recital: Hugh Porter, Di-
rector, School of Sacred Music,
Union Theological Seminary, will
appear as guest organist at 4:15
p.m., Wed., April 23, Hill Audito-
rium. Program: works of Handel,
Coupein, Bach, Messiaen, Virgil
Thomson, Reger, Bingham, Whit-
lock, and Widor. Open to the gen-
eral public.
Student Recitals: Betty Jean
Hill, Soprano, will present a re-
cital in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the degree of
Master of Music at 8:30 p.m., Fri.,
April 18, Rackham Assembly Hall.
A pupil of Arthur Hackett, Miss
Hill will sing compositions by
Wolf, Schuman, Charpentier, De-
bussy, and Roger Quilter. Program
open to the general public.

Exhibitions
The Museum of Art presents an
exhibition of drawings, prints and
small sculpturs by Aristide Mail-
lol, April 18 through May 4.
Alumni Memorial Hall, daily ex-
cept Mondays, 10-12 and 2-5; Sun-
days 2-5; Wednesday evenings
7-9. The public is cordially in-
vited.
Events Today
University Radio- Program:
2:30 p.m., Station WKAR, 870
Kc. Tales from Poe-"Lygeia."
2:45 p.m., Station WKAR, 870
Kc. Landscape Design Series-
"Planning the Home Out-of-
Doors," H. 0. Whittemore, Profes-
sor of Landscape Architecture.
5:45 p.m., Station WPAG, 1050
Kc. Dorothy Ornest, soprano.
Albion College Alumni of Ann
Arbor: Meeting, 8 p.m., Fri., April
18, at the home of President and
Mrs. Alexander G. Ruthven. En-
tertainment, refreshments, and an
informal address by President W.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Because The Daily
prints EVERY letter to the editor
(which is signed, 300 words or less
in length, and in good taste) we re-
mind our readers that the views ex-
pressed in letters are those of the
writers only. Letters of more than
300 words are shortened, printed or
omitted at the discretion of the edi-
torial director.
To the Editor:
MAY I AVAIL MYSELF of the
privilege of using the columns
of the Michigan Daily to make the
following statements as a reply to
letters which I have received from
veterans in reaction to. my letter
addressed to them about absence
reports:
1. The letter which was address-
ed to the veterans whose absence
report records are incomplete was
sent only after various attempts
had been made through the Daily
Official Bulletin and Michigan
Daily news stories for fuller co-
operation.
2. In spite of various appeals on
the part of the Veterans' Service
Bureau, approximately 65% of our
veterans cooperated only in part or
not at all.
3. It should be remembered that
W. Whitehouse, of Albion College,
are planned for the evening. All
former Albion College students
and their wives or husbands are
cordially invited.
Engineering Open House: All
University of Michigan students,
personnel, and their friends are
invited. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tours, pro-
grames, and guides are at the en-
trance to the East Engineering
Building for your convenienve.
Slide Rule Ball: Because of con-
ditions beyond the committee's
control the SLIDE RULE BALL
will be held in the I M Building in-
stead of Waterman Gym as origi-
nally scheduled.
Willow Village Transportation
-Slide Rule Ball: For those who
want to return to Willow Village
after the -SLIDE RULE BALL to-
night buses will be available at
the East University and North Uni-
versity station until 2 a.m.
Visitors' Night: Angell Hall Ob-
servatory, 8 p.m. Saturn will be
shown if night is clear. Children
must be accompanied by adults. If
sky is cloudy, Observatory will not
be open.
Geology and Mineralogy Jour-
nal Club: 12 noon, Rm. 3055, Nat-
ural Science Bldg. Dr. James T.
Wilson will speak on "Crustal
Structure of Ocean Bains."
AIChE: The last order for Al
ChE pins and keys this semester
will be sent out Sat., April 19.
Orders may be placed with Eleon-
ore Kanar and Floyd Preston un-
til then. Those students entitled
to the Chemical Progress subscrip-
tions at the reduced rates are
asked to place their orders now,
since these will also be sent out on
the 19th.
German Coffee Hour: 3-5 p.m.,
League Coke Bar.
Delta Epsilon Pi. Meeting of Or-
thodox students, 7:30 p.m., St.
Nicholas Church. Plans for an-
nual spring dance will be made.
International Center: Tea Dance,
5-7 p.m. All cordially invited.
Student Summer Service Group:
4 p.m., Lane Hall.
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation:
Student panel discussion on the
Truman Doctrine in reference to
the loan to Greece and Turkey.
The discussion will follow Services
at 7:45 p.m. Open to the public.

The B'nai B'rith Hillel Founda-
dation Inter-Faith Committee:
2:30 p.m at the Foundation. Final
plans for the Inter-Cultural Sup-
pernar and Inter-Faith Night
May 2 will be formulated.
Art Cinema League presents
"The Charlie Chaplin Festival,"
Fri., and Sat., 8:30 p.m.
Box Office opens 2 p.m. daily be-
ginning Wed. Reservations phone
6300, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
Coming Events
The Association of the, Univer-
sity of Michigan Scientists pre-
sents Professor Theodore New-
comb, who will talk on the sub-
ject "Common Grounds of the
Physical and Social Sciences."
Meeting is open to the public. East
Conference Room, Rackham Bldg.,
8 p.m., Tues., April 22.
Economics Club: 8 p.m., Mon.,
April 21, Rackham Amphitheatre.
"The Problem of Continuous Full-
(Continued on Page 6)

approximately 11.000 records are
handled each week. The Univer-
sity does not make the claim that
its system of filing absence reports
is a perfect one and regrets any
embarassment or inconvenience
which has been caused any veter-
an who has tried to be punctual
and exact in making his reports.
4. It should be obvious that the
University has instituted the ab-
sence report system at the insis-
tence of the Veterans Administra-
tion. In complying with the re-
quest of the Veterans Administra-
tion, the University is not only
protecting itself but is also pro-
tecting the veteran, since the Vet-
erans Administration requires a
report of "Unsatisfactory" when
a veteran fails to comply with
University regulations.
I am in receipt of the attached
letter from Robert S. Waldrop,
Director of the Veterans' Servic
Bureau, who on behalf of the Uni-
versity is immediately responsible
to the Veterans Administration for
reporting veterans' absences. In
his letter, Mr. Waldrop points out
some of the difficulties which his
office has encountered in trying
to make our absence report sys-
tem effective.
April 17, 1947
Mr. E. A. Walter, Director
Office of Student Affairs
2 University Hall
Dear Mr. Walter:
After talking with a number of
veterans, I am writing to call your
attention to the possible sources
of differences between the reports
made by the veterans and the
summary list of absence reports.
There are several places where
mistakes could have been made.
I have investigated the card sort-
ing and tabulating procedure as
well as the system of checking
used in preparing the letters.
Briefly, errors may have entered
the record at any one or several
of these points:
1. By reason of transfer from
one Public Law to another, two
C numbers have been assigned by
the Veterans Administration, Our
records show one and veteran may
be using the other.
2. Illegible writing has been the
cause of many cards being in-
correctly tabulated.
3. Some veterans have not used
their C numbers; therefore, our
records would show no report for
the number they should have used.
4. There is evidence that vet-
erans may haveg uessed incor-
rectly at their C number and
therefore their report would not
correspond to our master card.
5. Many veterans are using -
numbers which differ from th
C number under which they are
certified.
The major causes of discrept-
ancies appear to be due to the
failure of the veterans to file un
der the correct C number and t
write legibly. It should be point-
ed out, however, that many veter-
ans using the incorrect C num-
bers were doing so in good faith.
Very sincerely yours,
Robert S. Waldrop,
Director Veterans'
Service Bureau
In order to correct any error
which he acknowledges in his a-
sence report, the veteran should
drop the necessary report in any
of the boxes designated for the
purpose. Only in cases where h
feels certain that he has properly
filled out the weekly blank and
filed it, should he consult the Vet-
erans' Service Bureau in answer to
the letter which bears my sig-
nature.
Very sincerely yours,
E. A . Walter

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