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t Case: Palestine

'S VALENTINE to the United
was the Palestine problem.
Secretary Ernest Bevin formally
last Friday that as the British
t had been unable to find an
solution to the problem, they
p it into the lap of the U.N.
> is a tardy one, as British mud-
ilestine for the past 30 years has
.othing but trouble. That it came
bably only the result of necessity.
iccupation of Palestine requires
toney which are both badly need-
. In turning the Palestine quest-
o the United Nations, Britain is
L costly commitment.
plications of Britain's decision
ndous. It can lead to improved
with Russia, as it indicates that
h, whether out of necessity or
are not trying to hold Palestine
-East buffer against the Soviets.
on is important because it marks
ime a major power has transfer-
r problem to the United Nations.
ads to the question of whether
published in The Michigan Daily
, by members of The Daily staff
ent the views of the writers only.

or not the U.N. has the machinery to deal
with an issue like this as quickly and with
as much force as will be necessary. This
brings us to the question of the power of
the U .N. to enforce whatever decision it
The U.N. has received a tough problem.
The Arabs are busy warning the world that
any attempt to impose partition plans on
Palestine will "lead to bloodshed." They in-
sist that Jewish immigration to Palestine be
strictly limited, and that the Jews be kept
a minority in "the Arab country of Pales-
The Jewish Agency for Palestine says
they* will not countenance any plan which
doesn't provide for an independent Jewish
state of "adequate area," which indicates
that the Jews will be willing to accept a
partition plan.
The General Assembly of the tJ.N. will
deal with the issue, although it may go to
the Trusteeship Council, soon to be organ-
ized, first. There are Arab representatives
on the General Assembly, one from each of
the Arab states. No counter spokesman as
such for the Jewish attitude are on the
General Assembly. °
If the U.N. will be able to effectively
handle the Palestine problem remains to
be seen. The U.N. must recognize that Arab
threats must be bypassed. The Jewish Agen-
cy has indicated that it will accept a com-
promise solution. It's up to the U.N. to see
that the Arabs accept one, too.
-Eunice Mintz

Budget Controviersy

assed the second precipitous spot in
d Friday, heading towards their goal
ining a $6,000,000,000 cut in the Pres-
government expenditures program
8. The vote of the joint congressional
tee was 50 to 22 in favor of such a
on. Previously a subcommittee of the
had approved such action.
r to accomplish the fulfillment of
iscal campaign promises, the GOP
and Senate members apparently have
ble to find only one road on the map
should lead them to employment, not
o, in 1948. Reelection, it seems, like
1ailm of the spectators or the coach's
the back is what really counts-the
goal behind the goal.
paramount objection to the cut is
w it will deal to the administration
zonal defense. Certain members of
aoitical parties, perceiving definite
in this connection, formed a bi-par-
loc in a futile effort to defray the re-
ndation. President Truman, Secre-
War Patterson and Secretary of the
Forrestal emphatically protested
it on the same account. Moreover,
ry of State Marshall stated to re-
that if the cut should affect the war
nent's plans to spend $645,000,000 for
ind rehabilitation overseas, it would
r occupation troops in a "practically
ble situation."
tor Vandenberg objected because he
he cut would result in forcing us to
i alone." Furthermore, he pointed
threat it would pose to our prestige
r=ational matters. Democratic rep-
tives who are members of the joint
tee have begun to draft a minority
n support of the President's requests.
armed services committee Chairman
(Rep., S.D.) believes that the prob-
Congress is to decide whether or
,200,000,000 is too great a sum to lay
w on the chance that it will prevent
r war. Both the President and lead-
h the responsibility of establishing
nave maintained that the Army and
ill require this amount.
$6,000,000,000 slice may also occasion
unfortunate struggling for itself, and
sible lobbying is sure to occur. The
i as to who will bear the brunt of
will be made by committees charged'
ixing appropriations for individual

True, the legislators have before them
the reports of budget experts, but it ap-
pears that most of them have chosen to
ignore these estimates. It hardly seems pos-
sible that the individual committee members
all by themselves can determine accurately
the needs of the administration. Disagree-
ment is, of course, a concomitant of and
prerequisite for democratic government. It
is the one condition which makes democratic
processes worthwhile. Nevertheless, the
President with his budget director and ad-
ministrative subordinates ought to know
just how much money is indispensable for
efficient operation.
The anxious-to-please Republicans may
be preparing their own poison. The econ-
omizing issue has brought about a great deal
of dissension in the Republican party. It
is quite possible that in this result, their
action will defeat itself.
-Marion Blancett

British Crisis
brother's keeper, so far as Great Britain
is concerned. Everything that relates to the
contentment and welfare of the British
people relates to the people of the Uhited
States. We fought side by side the greatest
war in history-and if the British, with
gritted teeth, had not desperately held the
line until we could belatedly prepare to
fight for our common cause, Hitler would
have won. Uncomplainingly, the British peo-
ple suffered greatly during the war while
here we felt few deprivations. It cannot be
denied that if England had not withstood
the Nazis during those terrible days when
she fought alone with determination and
fortitude, the United - States would have
found itself with its back to the wall, facing
the invading hordes of Hitler.
Today, Great Britain is fighting just as
desperate and an even more insidious battle
than Hitler was ever able to wage. Cold
and desperate want stalk the length and
breadth of the British Islands and we have
yet to say: "We stood by each other in re-
sistance to the German hordes, we will stick
to each other through the present terrible
crisis." The main difficulty in Great Brit-
ain today is the lack of enough coal for her
manufacturing needs, for the generation
of power and to furnish heat for homes.
Let there be no mistake. This is not the
fault of the Labor Government. During the
war, England had to draft manpower to dig
coal. The difficulty in England, with respect
to coal, goes back years before there was a
Labor Government. If Churchill were in
power today, Great Britain would still lack
coal and without coal Great Britain would
be in dire extremity. Churchill is too wise
not to know this. Perhaps he has not moved
a vote of lack of confidence in the govern-
ment because he has no solution for the
problem that must be met if Great Britain
is to recover economically.
The overthrow of the Labor Govern-
ment would not mean the restoration of
private enterprise as we understand it in
this country. It would not mean this be-
cause there are lacking today in Great
Britain the economic and social factors
without which such an economic system
as ours could not exist. The grave danger
is that if the Labor Government should
fall it would be succeeded immediately or,
at best, after a short interval, by a radical
government very much further to the left
than Great Britain has ever gone or now
wants to go. Such a government in Great
Britain would be such a threat to our
Americarn economic system as it has never
been called upon to meet.
So both humanity and political acumen
call upon this country to do whatever it can
to sustain the economy of Great Britain at
this time of great travail. Nothing short of
this would be either humane or intelligent.
Just as we needed and freely used the Brit-
ish Isles for a buffer state when Hitler went
berserk, so do we need them now as a buffer
economic state against comimunism or. worse
still, stark anarchy. Nor is there any time
to lose. During the war we were constantly
in danger of arriving "too late with too
little." We ought to profit by that experi-
ence in this situation which is fraught with
as threatening consequences as was the war
Our own supply of coal is practically in-
exhaustibe, and there is coal enough in
Europe to take'care of its needs. Great
Britain, France and the United States
have grossly bungled in producing the
abundant coal of Germany that would
satisfy the wants of Europe. And now,
due to the fault of all of us, Great Britain
and Europe are deeply suffering in the
coldest winter in fifty years while here we
live in comfort with enough heat, despite
John L. Lewis, and enough food for all.

And the worst of it is that, in our smug-
ness, we believe that our plenty, as com-
pared with the tragic want in Europe, is
the result of some innate virtue of our
own. It isn't. It was merely our luck dur-
ing the last war that England and France
and Belgium and Italy were the battle
grounds. It is merely our luck now that
the economic trenches are in Europe.
We probably will never have such luck
And so it behooves us, both as Christians
and as comrades in arms, to give the help
that we are able to give. A prostrate English
economy will mean a prostrate United States
economy, sooner or later. The unchained
economic demons that are now ravaging
England, will, in their inevitable course, turn
their horrid visages in our direction. And
when that day comes it will be an especial-
ly sorry one for us if we have cause to re-
member that in this day of Great Britain's
extremity, all that we could say was: "I am
not my brother's keeper."
(Copyright, 1947, N.Y. Post Syndicate)
Analysis of tax facts and tax trends in-
dicates that the federal tax net must be cast
over a large group of taxpayers to meet the
costs of government, that there are not
enough upper-brackettaxpayers. It also
reveals that tax increases since 1929 have
concentrated on the middle and upper
incomes. -The United States News


The Detroit Symphony Orchestra under
the direction of Karl Krueger presented the
eighth of the current Choral Union concerts
last night at Hill Auditorium with unhappy
The major portion of the program was
devoted to the Beethoven Symphony No. 4
in B-flat major and the Tchaikovsky Sym-
phony No. 6 in B minor ("Pathetique').
Of the two the Beethoven suffered the
worse treatment. This rarely played sym-
phony is probably the most completely
happy and disarming orchestral work the
composer ever wrote. At the hands of Mr.
Krueger and the orchestra last night it
emerged a listless, unimaginative and al-
most totally uninspired work. Mr. Krue-
ger was apparently indifferent to the
potentialities of a faster tempo and an
incisive approach offered in the first
movement and distilled practically nothing
from the second and third movements.
More interest was displayed in the Pathet-
ique but it was marked throughout by sloppy
musicianship and at best a superficial
Mr. Krueger and the orchestra opened the
program with a mechanical performance of
the Beethoven "Prometheus" overture.
-Harry Levine
The President's declaration that the
American Government stands ready to do
everything in its power to relieve the plight
of the British is not, as he says, in response
to any appeal for aid. The British have not
asked for help in the emergency that has
put the whole nation back oh a war tooting.
There is no question that in their pride they
would prefer to overcome the crisis by their
own efforts. The spartan sacrifices they have
made in the bleak years since the fighting
ended give the measure of the high price
they are obliged to pay, and above all are
willing to pay, to regain financial and eco-
nomic independence. Mr. Truman's offer to
help means more because it is a spontaneous
gesture, and a gesture which truly inter-
prets as he often does when he speaks from
the heart, the sentiments of the country.
The New York Times
The trend is toward an increasing flood
'of aliens into the United States in the
period ahead, even under- existing immi-
gration laws. Only the lack of shipping now
holds back thousands of potential immi-
grants from Europe each month. More and
more are coming from Latin America, which
has no quota restrictions. Illegal entries are
going up sharply, and it is difficult to catch
foreigners who get in undetected, as citi-

Capr. 1947 by Unifed Feature Syndicate. Inc.
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Publication In The Daily Official
Bulletin is constructive notice to all
Members of the University. Notices
for the Bulletin should be sent in
typewritten form to the office of the
Assistant to the President. Room 10Zi
Angel Hall, by 3:00 p.m. on the day
preceding publication (11:00 a.m. Sat-
VOL. LVII, No. 93
The University Business Office
and all departmental offices will
be closed on Washington's Birth-
day, Saturday, February 22.
Herbert G. Watkins, Secretary
The Parking Problem:
The cooperation of all concern-
ed, both students and faculty, is
earnestly requested in the present
parking emergency, so that all
may benefit in so far as that is
The University Council has laid
down certain rules which attempt.
to regulate parking in the restrict-
ed areas on the campus. These
areas are plainly marked to indi-
cate that only those cars bearing
parking permit plates may park
in them. The rules provide that
those with the rank of instructor
or above and those on the admin-
istrative staff to whom the privil-
ege is ,accorded may obtain the
proper plates at the Information
Desk, Room 1, University Hall. To
date 850 plates have been issued;
the number of spaces available
on the campus in the restricted
areas is approximately one half
that number. This situation in
itself creates one problem. When
holders of permits park their cars
carelessly, taking more room than
is necessary, and park so as to
prevent any possibility of exit, the
problem is aggravated; and when
those having, no parking plates
park in restricted areas, the whole
system of control breaks down.
The driving permits. issued to
students by the Office of Student
Affairs, do not entitle the holders
to park in any restricted parking
area, except for those students who
are physically incapacitated to
whom campus permit plates have
been issued.
It is the sincere hope of the
committee, to which the Univer-
sity Council has delegated the re-
sponsibility of administering the
rules with respect to parking, that
-a thoughtful respect for the rights
of the others may ease the prob-
lem for all.
Robert C. Angell, Walter M. Roth,
R. P. Briggs, Herbert G. Watkins
University Committee on Parking
Students, College of Literature,
Science and the Arts:
Courses may not be elected for
credit after the end of the second
week. Friday, February 21, is
therefore the last day on which
new elections may be approved.
The willingness of an instructor to
admit a student later will not
affect the operation of this rule.
Veterans: The attention of all
veterans is called to the recent
interpretation of the Veterans
Administration with regard to tak-
ing courses on a refresher, or any
non-credit basis.
The Veteran Administration
will make payment for tuition
supplies and subsistence only un-
der the following conditions:

1. The veteran must enroll in
the course on a refresher or non-
credit basis. Change of election
regulations for the school or unit
in which the veteran is enrolled;
will govern any change of status
from credit to non-credit.
2. The Veteran must do all the
work required of the students en-
rolled in the course for credit, ex-
cept for taking the credit exami-
The veteran pursuing educa-
tional training under P.L. 346 who
drops a portion of his course dur-
ing the semester for any reason
will have his subsistence adjusted
on a pro-rated basis. The case of;
those who are in training underi
P.L. 16 will be handled on an indi-
vidual basis by the Veterans Adm-
ministration official responsible1
for their records.,
Payment for subsistence allow-
ance, charges against eligibility
time, or payment for instructional
supplies will not be allowed by
the Veterans Administration on;
courses requiring only attendance
at class without doing the work
To All Graduate and Undergradu-
ate Students:
At a meeting of the University
Committee on Student Conduct
held January 28, 1947, the follow-
ing motion was adopted:
That this Committee approve
chaperoned and unchaperoned ex-
change and guest dinners; ex-
change dinners to be defined as
meals in men's residences and
women's residences attended by
representative groups of members
of approved organizations of the
other sex; guest dinners to be de-
fined as meals in men's residences
and women's residences attended
by guests of the other sex who
may or may not belong to Univer-
sity organizations. Guests at
week-day dinners are to arrive at
approximately 5:30 p.m. and are
to leave at approximately 8 p.m.;
for Sunday dinners, the guests are
to arrive at approximately 1 p.m.
and are to leave at approximately
3 p.m.
In accordance with the above
motion, the regulation relating to
women guests, paragraph 2, under
Specific Standards of Conduct,
CIPLINE (June 19, 1945) was re-
vised to read as follows:
The presence of women guests
in fraternity houses, men's room-
ing houses, or other men's room-
ing quarters, except when chap-
erones approved by University au-
thorities are present, is not in ac-,-
cordance with the generally ac-
cepted standards and conventions
of society, and is not permitted,
except for exchange and guest
dinners. Such dinners must
be announced to the Direc-
tor of the Office of Student Af-
fairs at least one day in advance
of the scheduled date. Hours for
guest dinners shall be the same
as for exchange dinners.
With this action, the University
has taken the stand that unau-
thorized gatherings of both sexes
at fraternity houses are not per-
E.A. Walter, Director
Office of Student Affairs

for Summer, 1947. will now be ac-
cepted at the Office of the Dean
of Women for dormitories, sorori-1
ties, League Houses, cooperativet
houses and private homes. At thei
time the student applies she will1
be asked to indicate her preference
as to the type of residence. Stu-.
dents now enrolled at the Univer-
sity who are planning to continues
for the summer and those ad-1
mitted for the summer session are
eligible to apply.
Women's Housing Appliations1
for the Fall Semester, 1947
1. Women students living in
dormitories now who wish to re-
main in the dormitories for the fall1
and spring semesters of 1947-48,
must file renewal forms with House'
Directors during the week of Mar.
3, 1947. No renewals will be ac-,
cepted after Mar. 10.
2. Women students on campus
now who are not living in dormi-;
tories but would like to apply for
dormitory accommodations for the
fall and spring semesters of 1947-
48 may do so at the Office of the
Dean of Women on Apr. 1 1947
beginning at 7:30 a.m. They will
be accepted up to the number of,
spaces available for them.
3. Women tentatively admitted
to the University as first-semestera
freshmen for the fall 1947 may,
apply for dormitory accommoda-
tions now, and will be accepted up
to the number of spaces reserved
for them.
4. Women students on campus
now may apply for supplementary
housing for the fall semester, 1947,
at the Office of the Dean of Wom-
en on April 1, 1947.
5. Women tentatively admitted
to the University with advanced
standing for the fall semester 1947
may apply at the Office of the
Dean of Women for supplemen-
tary housing now, and will be re-
ferred for definite reservations
after April 15, 1947.
(Dormitory applications will be
accepted only from those women
students whom the Office of the
Dean of Women expects to be able
to accommodate in dormitories.
Others will be instructed immedi-
ately to apply for supplementary
housing. Students may apply for
only one type of housing.)
Summer Placement: :Registra-
tion for -all those interested in
summer positions will be held
today at 4:15 p.m. Rm. 205, Ma-
son Hall. These positions include
camp managers, counselors, water-
front people, and also jobs and
positions in the various summer
resorts that exist in all parts of
the country.
Aeronautical, Mechanical, Civil
and Electrical Seniors and Grad-
uate Students: Representatives
of Boeing Aircraft Corporation
will interview students February
24, 25, Rm. 3205 Engineering.
Sign interview schedule on -Aero-
nautical Bulletin Board.
College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts, Schools of Educa-
tion, Forestry, and Public Health:
Students who received marks I, X
or 'no report' at the close of their
last semester or summer session
of attendance will receive a grade
of E. in the course or courses un-
less this work is made up by March
10. Students wishing an extension
of time beyond this date in order
to make up this work should file a
petition addressed to the appro-
priate official in their school with
Rm. 4 U.H. where it will be trans-
Detroit Armenian Women's Club
Scholarship: The Detroit Armen-
ian Women's Club offers a schol-
arship of $100 for 1947-48. One
man and one woman of Armenian
parentage from the metropolitan
district of Detroit are eligible. Ap-

plication must be made before
May 15, 1947. Further particulars
may be had at the office of F. E.
Robbins, 1021 Angell Hall.

who were in the University
freshmen and who- d not i
the requirements are requeste
do so this term. Late enro
must turn in a Class Card to D
Looman at the Health Servic
Satisfactory completion of
course (or of P.H.P. 100; elec
3 hours credit) is a graduatior
Lecture Schedule
Section I-First Lecture, M
Feb. 17. 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
Subsequent Lectures Succes
Mondays, 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud
Examination, Mon., Mar.
4:15-5:15, N.E. Aud.
Section II-First Lecture, T
Feb. 18, 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
Subsequent Lectures, Succes
Tuesdays, 4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud
Examination, Tues., Apri
4:15-5:15, N.S. Aud.
University Lecture: Mr. Cha
Sterling. Research Fellow in
Department of Painting of
Metropolitan Museum of Ar
New York and Visiting Profe
at Columbia University, will
ture on the subject, "Fre
Portraiture from Fouquet
Cezanne." (illus.), at 4:15 1
Tues., Feb. 18, Rackham An
theatre; auspices of the Dep
ment of Fine Arts. The publ
cordially invited.
University Lecture: Padraie
lum, poet and dramatist,
speak on the subject, "The Po
of William Butler Yeats," at
p.m., Fri., Feb. 21, Rackham
phitheatre; auspices of the
partment of English Language
Literature. The public is cord
French Lecture: Prof. Pau
Spurlin, of the Romance Lang
Department, will lecture on
subject "Une affaire de c
amusante: Benjamin Franklh
Madame Brillon," at 4:10 1
today, Rm. D Alumni Mm
Hall; auspices of Le Cercle M
Academic Notice
Mathematics Concentration
auination: Tues., Feb. 18, 4'
Pm. 3011 Angell Hall.
Business Administration 123
dents will meet in the small
phitheatre, third floor, Rack]
Bldg., at 2 p.m. today.
Aero 112 meets today at 11
Rm. 2300 E. Engineering Bld
Anthropolgy 152, The Min
Primitive Man, will meet in
Angell Hall instead of 231.
Seminar in Engineering
chanics: The Engineering
chanics Department is spon
ing a series of discussions or
Plasticity of Engineering Me
ials. The discussion of this
ies will be at 7:30 p.m., 'T
Feb. 18, Rm. 402, W. Enginee

Schedule of Tutorial Sectk
for Veterans for the Spring.Tea
1946-47. (To begin the week
Monday, Feb. 17).
p.m., Wed.-F:i. 5-6 p.m.,
Chem., S. Levin.
(4) Mon. 7-8 p.m., Wed.-F
5-6 p.m., 15 Chem. R. Keller
(21) Wed. 4-5 p.m., 122 Che
R. Hahn.
ENGLISH: (1) Tues.-Thu
Fri. 5-6 p.m., 2203 AH, D. Mar
(2) Tues.-Thurs.-Fri. 5-6 p
3209 A.H. ,D. Stocking.
FRENCH: (1) Mon.-Thurs.
p.m., 106 RL, A. Favreau.
(2) Tues.-Thurs. 4-6 p.m.,
RL, F. Gravit.
(31) Mon.-Thurs. 4-5 p.m.,
RL, J. O'Neill.
(32) Tues.-Thurs. 4-5 p.m.,
RL, A. Favreau.
SPANISH: (1) Mon.-Wed.
p.m., 205 RL, F. Thompson.
(Continued on Page 3)


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ception (Warners), Bette Davis, Paul
eid, and Claude Raines.
JEALOUSY theme when properly pre-
ited can be something of a spell-bind-
he presentation this time is definitely
. It could be little else, since acting
main stay of the picture and Davis,
s, and Henreid are the chief actors.
her characters are minor, which clears
,age for some roomy work by the three
pies. The story of a woman's efforts
'er up her past from her Jealous hus-
plays up some interesting feminine
,1 twists. Claude Raines, in the role
i egotistical, domjneering musician,
the best of every opportunity and for
noney walks away with the show,
h ardent Davis fans may disagree.
* *, * .
1w Michigan. . .

University Community Center:
Willow Run Village.
Tues., Feb. 18, 8 p.m., Wives of
Student Veterans Club: Business
Meeting and Social Hour.
Wed., Feb. 19, 8 p.m. Ash Wed-
nesday Church Service, Rev. J.
Edgar Edwards.
Thurs., Feb. 20, 1:30-5 p.m.,
Artists will hang their own art
works for the Willow Run Vil-
lage Art Exhibit; 8 p.m., Exten-
sion Class in Psychology; 8 p.m.
Art-Craft Workshop.
Fri., Feb. 21, 8 p.m., -Organiza-
tion meeting for all new Univer-
sity Extension Classes-Spanish,
French, American Literature, Ger-
man conversation, Psychology (In-
terpersonal: Relations) ; 8:30 p.m.
Contract bridge. Duplicate bridge.
Music for dancing.
Required Hygiene Lectures For
All first and second semester
freshman women are required to
attend a series of health lectures
which are to be given the second
semester. Upper-class students


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