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Psychiatrist Asserts That
Homes Breed Mental Illness

The American home is the pri-
mary source of mental illness, Dr. C.
Charles Burlingame, psychiatrist of
the Institute of Living, Hartford,
Conn., charged yesterday in a lec-
ture before the seventeenth annual
Parent Education Institute here.
School Officials
Conference Set
Speakers To Discuss
Educational Problems
The Michigan College Association
and a Conference of State School
Principals and Superintendents will
hold special meetings tomorrow at
the Union.
The College Association will dis-
cuss problems 6f college enrollment
and student selection. Dr. John R.
Emens, president of Ball State
Teachers College, Muncie, Ind., and
University Provost James P. Adams
will speak.
The school principals and super-
intendents will confer on the com-
mon problems of business, labor and
education. Principal speakers will be
Paul Good, of the U. S. Chamber of
Commerce, Dr. Benjamin Fine, edu-
cation editor of the New York Times,
and Brendan Sexton, Detroit regional
educational representative of the
Debaters Will
Speak in Ohio
Three Michigan debaters will leave
today for Cleveland where they will
join Western Reserve debaters for a
series of open debates before seven
high schools in that area. Bill Starr
from Lansing, Sidney Zilber from De-
troit and William Flaskcamp from
Bay City will uphold the negative on
the national high school debate ques-
tion, Resolved: That the federal gov-
ernment should provide a system of
complete medical care available to
all citizens at public expense. Repre-
sentatives from Western Reserve will
handle the affirmative on the ques-1

Over-protection of children, over-
anxiety of parents, a "gimmie-gim-
.nie" atttitude, and the "lollipop tech-
nique" of raising children were list-
ed by Dr. Burlingame as principal
factors in the increase of mental ill-
Realistic Training
"If we expect our children to sur-
vive in this world. -we must give them
the advantage of realistic training,"
Dr. Burlingame said, pointing out
that the bulk of neuropsychiatric dis-
charges from the armed forces went
to men who had never been in com-
bat, but whose illnesses were caused
by their home training.
The "lollipop technique" of re-
warding children for doing right is
responsible for more mental disor-
ders than any other single factor, he
Parents have the duty and obliga-
tion to prepare their children for life
by teaching them to do things because
they are right, and helping them to
learn to reason what is right, Dr.
Burlingame said.0
Expressing the view that the en-
tire world scene seems to reflect the
premise of getting something out of
everything, Dr. Burlingame said that
children should be taught to give as
well as to get.
Independent Teenagers
Parents must show respect for teen-
agers' independence and sense of re-
sponsibility when they seek to give
guidance, Mrs. Belle Farley Murray,
lecturer and consultant in family re-
lations for the University Extension
Service and the Michigan State Board
in Control of Vocational Education,
told the opening session of the In-
Asserting that the kind of thinking
that tries to solve child behavior prob-
lems without first' analyzing them
must be discarded, Dr. Ralph J. Oje-
mann, member of the staff of the
Iowa Child Welfare Research Station,
advised listening to the child's story
"We still discuss the question,
'Should I spank or shouldn't I?' as if
we could decide without knowing
what caused the behavior we propose
to treat by spanking," he said.
Children must develop attitudes of
equality toward all individuals re-
gardless of race or creed in the home,
or they willypt school, Dr. and Mrs.
Harry Overstreet told the Institute.

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WHERE 'BIG FOUR' PROBLEMS ARISE-Boxes mark locale of
major disputes facing Big Four foreign ministers in New York. Shaded
are Finland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Italy, for which peace
treaties must be drawn. Problems of the final form of peace with Ger-
many will not be considered until Nov. 20.
Louis Lochner Will Lecture
On War Trials Tomorrow

Abbot Says Boycott Can Stop
Obnoxious Commercials'

The radio fan who gets hot under
the collar when a commercial hacks
up his favorite program has only
himself to blame.
According to Waldo Abbot, director
of the University Broadcasting Ser-
vice, it is "the fault of the radio lis-
tener for acepting, without voluble
condemnation, programs which have
become obnoxious because of ex-
cessive advertising."
Although efforts have been made
in the past by the National Asso-
ciation of Broadcasters to place a
time limit on the commercial content
of radio programs, he said, a code of
standards has never worked out be-
cause the advertisers refused to co-
Hwever, the American system of
broadcasting is undoubtedly the
"best system," he asserted, because
it presents to the public the finest
artists and writing talent at the ex-
pense of thhe advertiser-programs
which could not be obtained without
vast expenditure.
"When sponsors, advertising agen-
cies, and broadcasters recognize the
fact that they are cheapening these
outstanding programs through ex-
cessive advertising, and it is called
to their attention by the disinterest
of the listening public, these faults
may be corrected."
Advertising copy in radio programs
is as justified as advertising in mag-
azines, however, Abbot said. "It
would be impossible to publish and
distribute the magazines we enjoy
without the income derived from the
advertisers, and the same thing is
true of radio."
If the advertising overwhelms or
detracts from the value of the maga-
zine or the radio programs, he went
on to say, the public will either stop
buying the magazine or stop listen-
ing to the program, and in this way
Church News
Midweek activities of Interguild
student religious organizations will
include teas and suppers today.
An informal tea and coffee hour
will be held by the LUTHERAN
6 p.m. at the student center, 1304
will present a midweek chat from
4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Guild House.
The regular Bible Study hour of
GAMMA DELTA will be held at 7:30
p.m. at the center, 1511 Washtenaw.
* * *
Members of the WESLEYAN
GUILD will participate in a re-
fresher from 4 to 6 p.m.
Clark Transfer Reported
WASHINGTON, Nov.'5 - (P) -
Transfer of Gen. Mark W. Clark
from command of American forces in
Austria to command of the Sixth
Army in the United States was re-
ported today, without official con-
firmation, to be under consideration
by the War Department.
302 South State Street

force the publisher or the radio sta-
tion to eliminate such obnoxious or
excessive advertising.
As far as the future of radio in
frequency modulation is concerned,
he stated that the FCC has set aside
bands for non-commercial radio
stations such as those educational
institutions, which offers a possible
solution to the problem.
When such educational FM sta-
tions present programs as attractive
as those broadcast by commercial
stations and programs which will be
free of all advertising content, then,
commercial broadcasters will be
forced to listen and to accede to the
criticism of the listener.

Titiev To Speak
At IRA Meeting
Group Will Consider
Plans To Aid FEPC
Prof. Mischa Titiev of the anthrop-
ology department will discuss "Audi-
ence Reactions to Addresses on Racial
Problems" following a business meet-
ing of the Inter-Racial Association
at 7:15 p.m. tomorrow in the Union.
Preceding Prof. Titiev's address,
the IRA will consider plans to expe-
dite the activities of the association
in behalf of state FEPC legislation.
Members of the IRA will also ex-
amine proposals for action in support
of a nation-wide campaign for a
national anti-lynching bill.
During the meeting, complete
copies of the Inter-Racial Associa-
tion Bulletin, will be distributed.


Two perfumes to fit ideally
either mood. SAINT-to be loved and adored.

Louis P. Lochner, who will speak
on. "The Nuernberg Trial" at 8:30
p.m. tomorrow, was the last Ameri-
can correspondent to leave Germany
in 1942 and the first to return after
the surrender.
Lochner joined the Berlin staff of
InsightWill Be
Published Soon
Insight, the Magazine of Student
Concern, will be going to press very
soon, editor Bob Carneiro announced
The purpose of Insight is to stimu-
late discussion and thought as well
as to present informative articles,
Carneiro explained, adding that the
magazine can still use one or two ar-
ticles or editorials for the next issue.
"Insight, which is designed to pre-
sent religion in its broadest possible
sense, offers a medium of expression
for any student who has something
worthwhile to present to the student
body," Carneiro said.
Village To Receive
Air Mail Service
Direct delivery to Willow Run Air-
port to speed air mail postal service,
will begin today, local post office au-
thorities have announced.
Deliveries will be made to the air-
port at 5:15 and 10:30 a.m., and at
4:00 and 10:30 p.m. Incoming cor-
respondence will be picked up at
these hours also, according to the
Previously it was necessary to send
air mail letters and packages by train
to Detroit for further transfer to the
Detroit City Airport.
Read and Use the
Classified Directory

the Associated Press in 1924, and
served as chief of that bureau from
1928 to 1942. He built up an exten-
sive network of contacts with big
government officials in Germany,
and had personal interviews with
many of them. Their words and
plans, taken from the text of Loch-
ner's book, "What About Germany?"
were placed on record by the Ameri-
can prosecution in the Nuernberg
On Dec. 10, 1941, Lochner and other
Berlin correspondents were rounded
up and taken to the Gestapo prison
at the Alexanderplatz in Berlin. He
returned to this country in June,
1942, aboard the Drottingholm in an
exchange of German and American
diplomats and writers.
With the end of the war, Lochner
returned to Europe and later to Ger-
many, to report on conditions there
and cover the Nuernberg trials of the
men he had last seen as the leaders
of the Third Reich. He will discuss
this trial in his lecture Thursday.
Single admission tickets for Loch-
ner's speech will be sold Wednesday
and Thursday at the Hill Auditorium
box office.
(Continued from Page 4)
Sigma Gamma Epsilon (Profes-
sional Geologist Fraternity) will meet
from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., Thurs.,
Nov. 7, in Room 30 Natural Science
Bldg. Election of permanent officers
and the Salt Mine field trip are on
the agenda. All members are urged
to attend. Please bring your own
The Regular Thursday Evening
Concert sponsored by the Graduate
School will include Beethoven's Leon-
ore Overture No. 2, and Beethoven's
Missa Solemnis. All graduate stu-
dents are cordially invited.
Rehearsal of the Gilbert and Sul-
livan Group at 7:00 p.m., Thurs.,
Nov. 7, at the League.
Interviews for women students ap-
plying to Inter-Cooperative Council
for spring semester will be held by
Personnel Committee at 5:00 p.m..
Thurs., Nov. 7, at Muriel Lester
House, 1102 Oakland.
The Presbyterian Westminster
Guild is planning a hayride for Fri..
Nov. 8, at 8:30. Call the church of-
fice by Thursday, or stop in at the
Social Hall and sign the notice on
the bulletin board. Any accordion
or guitar players are especially wel-

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