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Fifty-Seventh Year

cLteri GO th ecLitor


Edited and managed by students of the University of
Michigan under the authority of the Board in Control
of Student Publications.
Editorial Staff
Robert Goldman ...................... Managing Editor
Milton Freudenheim.................Editorial Director
ClaytonDickey.........................City Editor
Mary Brush ........................... Associate Editor
Ann Kutsh.......................... Associate Editor
Paul Harsha........................ Associate Editor
Clark Baker .............................Sports Editor
Joan Wilk .......................... Women's Editor
Lynne Ford..................Associate Women's Editor
Business Staff
Robert E. Potter ..................... Business Manager
Evelyn Mills............ Associate Business Manager
Janet Cork .s..............Associate Business Manager
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Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the vews of the writers only.
Ex Post Facto
is now involved in its first important action
seriously affecting the student body. I refer to
the legislature's organization of an exchange
of football tickets so that underclassmen who
either through error or fraud obtained seats in
upperclass sections can exchange their tickets.
There are several ethical implications in-
volved in the conduct of the legislature which
must not pass unnoticed. Of cgurse, those stu-
dents who received upperclass tickets through
fraud were morally in the wrong. But their lack
of scruples does not condone the high-handed
manner in which the legislature has acted.
The legislature was established last spring
by a grant of power from the student body. It
was established "to promote the general welfare"
of the student body. Matters such as the ticket
fracas should, therefore, properly fall within
its range of operations. However, it has estab-
lished a dangerous precedent in its handling of
the ticket exchange. The ruling requiring the
exchange has the characteristics of "ex-post-
facto" law. Students are to be prosecuted, ac-
cording to legislature threats, under a regulation
passed after they have committed an act, which
makes that act illegal. This type of legislative
maneuvering has never been permitted in Amer-
ican legal history, and there is no reason for
it to be tolerated here. Yes, some students acted
unethically, but a second impropriety is not jus-
tified by the first.
Students who participate in the exchange
program should be commended for their cooper-
ation, even though it may be motivated by fear
of a "foolproof" investigating system and dis-
ciplinary action. The fact still stands that the
Student Legislature has no ethical right to pros-
ecute "error" cases and no legal right to disci-
pline "fraud" cases.
-Mal Roemer
Reasonable Prices
ONCE UPON A FINE DAY in August some rep-
resentatives of the meat industry told the
Control Board that the contry's meat supplies
were quite adequate to fill the country's de-
mands . ..at reasonable prices.
So reasonable prices were re-imposed, in the
form of ceilings. And if you look hard at a meat
counter, you might be able to see some dog
It is true that there may be a temporary
shortage of animals ready for the slaughter
house. For this we may thank the gentlemen of
the meat industry who slaughtered almost ev-

erything but their own children during July
and August when ceilings were off.
But there is another consideration. The
meat that was processed during July and
August, but not consumed during that period,
seems to have disappeared completely. When
ceilings were restored, there must have been
a tremendous quantity of meat in cold storage.
It must still be there.
Another unhappy point is that the big pack-
ers have stopped buying livestock. They say
that they cannot get livestock at prices which
will permit them to comply with OPA regula-
ticns. In other words, they are being consistent-
ly outbid by buyers who buy livestock at prices
ever the OPA ceiling. The big packers must
have some inkling of an idea who buys live-
stock at black market prices. They have not,
as yet, helped OPA authorities catch the violat-
And then there's the possibility that the big

IRA Invitation
THE INTER-RACIAL Association would like
to issue an invitation to all students who
are interested in fighting discrimination to come
to their opening meeting Thursday night.
In the past few years this organization has
concerned itself primarily with the Negro prob-
lem, attempting to fight it wherever it existed
-on campus, in Ann Arbor, and in the country
at large. This year the group wishes to ap-
proach the whole problem of discrimination
with a much broader point of view.
IRA realizes that people with deep-seated
prejudices are not as prevalent on this campus
as in other parts of the country and t'hey'also
take into account that those they must fight
would never join an Inter-Racial Association.
IRA therefore proposes to discuss neans of
fighting discrimination so that those present
can find some means of eradicating racial pre-
Hector vs. Elmer
THE STOP RUSSIA movement is splitting in-
to two branches. It is a little too early to
give these branches formal names, though un-
doubtedly they shall have them in time to come.
But it is not too early to begin to describe the
two main, rough divisions into which Stop Rus-
sia sentiment is falling.
Let us take the first one (we could call it
Elmer, say, for purposes of convenience) and
see what we can make of it: This is a grouping
of men and women who want to stop Russian
expansion, not because Russia is leftist, but
because Russia is a dictatorship. Mr. Joseph
Alsop of the New York Herald Tribune is a typ-
ical voice of this school; he has just proposed
that the United States give its support to all
vigorous, independent, leftist (but not Commun-
ist) movements throughout Europe, but to save
freedom; that we must build a front of freedom-
loving, even if radical, countries, requiring of
them only that they be democratic. Mr. Alsop
rests his case on the historic fact that Com-
munism has always had poor pickings in free
countries which were concerned for the social
welfare of their citizens; it has grown most
rapidly in the brutal, benighted, dictator-ridden
But there is another Stop Russia school.
(we could call this one Hector) which takes a
different view. This school is not going to
like Mr. Alsop. It is the school of those Ameri-
cans, many of them leading mid-western Re-
publicans, who hate leftism as much as they
do dictatorship; perhaps more; for, in the past,
as during Hitler's rise, dictatorship left them
cold, while leftism invariably makes them hot.
This is the school of those men who, with
enormous and proper sarcasm, ask the Russian
workman whether he has the right to strike;
but who when, after establishing this moral
base for their operations, turn around and de-
mand Federal legislation to put down strikes
in this country.
This is the school of those men who are
fatuously content with the present government
in Greece; it satisfies them because it is anti-
Russian, and they ask no more, overlooking the
point that it is so brutally undemocratic and
repressive that it is forcing Greek moderates
and liberals into the Communist party, if only
for the sake of having some kind of organized
IN THESE LAST few words we get a clue to
the futures of these two movements, Elmer'
and Hector; Hector is self-defeating. It pur-
ports to be interested only in human freedom
and progress, but, in our home debate, it shows
so grim a tendency to label mild liberals and
progressives as "Communists" that thousands
of plain Americans, who aren't Communists,
and who never want to be Communists, develop
a totally new sympathy for Russia, just because
Hector is against it. (This story, magnified a
thousand times, is the story of Greece today.)
American labor will not join with this grouping
in any crusade, because it doesn't trust it; not

for the same reason, will much of Europe.
What is foreshadowed, then, is a fight be-
tween Elmer and Hector; i.e., those who would
like to set up a free and progressive world,
as a counter-weight to Russia, will find they
must oppose not only Russia, but a great
many American Russophobes as well. The
foreign policy of this first group gives it an
internal, as well as an external, battle to fight.
Politicians who throw fits even at unemploy-
ment insurance are entirely incapable of stop-
ping Russia in the insecure Europe of today;
theirs is the special weakness of men who
want to stop time itself.
The West begins to play with the idea, not
merely of opposing Russia in Europe, but of
building something infinitely better; and if ever
our formal foreign policy takes up that line, we
shall see a good many Republicans who have
been talking about unity suddenly jumping off
that bandwagon as if it were a hot stove, and
using language not fit to be quoted in these
chaste columns.
(Copyright, 1946, N.Y. Post Syndicate)

judice from the minds of those they meet who
are biased beyond reason.
The Association feels that there are many
groups on campus besides the Negro who
must fight the same racial prejudice wherever
they go. But to make this a truly Inter-Racial
Association the cooperation of every campus
group is needed. Racial- prejudice must be
attacked from every angle and must be traced
to its ultimate source.
But 'IRA can only be as strong as the people
behind it and that means a large membership
is necessary. There are many on campus who
were members before and even more who were
here and knew exactly what the group was try-
ing to accomplish. IRA asks those people; as
well as all new students who are interested in
fighting discrimination, to attend the meeting
Thursday night and help formulate our plans.
-Miriam Levy
Executive Committee,
Inter-Racial- Association
A Cad, Sir
To the Editor:
I THINK the student who wrote the article to
The Daily concerning the football tickets the
students get was a cad for his act. My, the foot-
ball games aren't for the students. Why does
he think the stadium was built to accommodate
80 thousand? There are only 15 thousand stu-
dents. I've been going to Michigan, off and on,
since 1941, and I never attend the games. I let
the "big boys" collect an extra three dollars, or
whatever it is, for my seat in the end zone. It
seems so important to them to get every dollar
they can. I certainly don't feel that we lowly
students should deprive them of their thirst-
Yes sir, I think anyone who feels that the
games are for students is a sad sack. This is
obvious, since the only ones who feel this are
the students.
-Robert W. Bagley
* * * *'.
Poker Players
IT IS QUITE CLEAR that The Daily's legis-
lative poker players, Walsh and Fink, are not
willing to call a spade a spade. That is partic-
ularly unfortunate since the chips are down and
we're both in the same game. The Daily's po-
sition, reflected by its spokesmen, is one of
criticism and sarcastic implication. I feel that
it has no right to assume this attitude at this
point. As a voice of the student body, The Daily
has been indifferent toward the actions or at-
tempted actions of the Legislature. It has never
seen fit to acquaint the campus with its govern-
ment except through the medium of straight
news stories. It has done little to support the
Legislature either editorially or by f e a t u r e
articles. Yet it seems justified in challenging
an enterprise which it should share with the
To add light to undue darkness, let me cor-
rect certain unfair statements made in yester-
day's (Sept. 24) column. One should under-
stand that the present government was inaug-
urated late last spring and of necessity had to
organize itself strongly internally to insure ex-
ternal success. This should explain the "little
or no action was taken last spring." However,
we undertook an ambitious program, a small
part of which was completed by a skeleton staff
this summer. Note the Book Exchange and the
complete fall social program as achievements.
To be sure, we do not stand on these as the
ultimate in accomplishment, but rather as an
indication of th! success of a new attempt at
old business.
If the best a critic can do is attack a com-
mittee which faces a mammoth job with total
sincerity, let him do so. The "floundering Aca-
demic Committee" has floundered with surpris-
ing stability. Reform is not instituted overnight,
but it seems that criticism is.
Writers Walsh and Fink both know that the
Legislature has on its agenda, for action this
fall, the concrete proposals they suggest in their
article. In light of this I cannot but feel that
they should have used the future tense instead
of the conditional in speaking of the Legislature.

-Lou Orlin,
Member, Student Legislature
To the Editor:-
LAST FRIDAY there was published a letter to
the editor showing the regrettable attitude
of a great part of the student body toward their
student government. The remark that. drew my
attention was: "I don't believe the student gov-
ernment will have the miajority support in any
move it makes to punish offenders."
The writer apparently is ready to jeer at
the student administrators before any action
is made. Is it fair of him to refuse them op-
portunity to show what they can do?
I would also be interested in knowing just
how much of his own spirit and energy the
writer has put into his school life - surely not
as much as that same student government he
is so eager to condemn!
Lola M. Patton




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such cases will be sbject to Uni-
versity disciplinary action which can
result in a fine, withdrawal of ath-
letic privileges, and suspension or
expulsion from the University. A
foolproof system has been worked out
for determining which underclass-
men, if any, refused to take advan-
tage of the voluntary exchange.
7. Both booths will be open from
8:30 a. m. until 4:30 p. m. each day
except Saturday, when they will be
open from 8:00 a. in. until 12:00
RAY DAVIS, President
Student Legislature
TURE, Science & THE ARTS
Students are reminded of the fol-
lowing regulations which became ef-
fective with the beignning of the Fall
Term, 1946-47:
1) Students are expected to at-
tend classes regularly.
2) When the instructor considers
the number of absences excessive,
that is, when a student's absence
from a course endangers his satis-
factory progress, the instructor
should send a written report on the
case to the Administrative Board for
action. Freshmen and sopohomores
should be reported to the Chairman
of the Academic Counselors, Associ-,
ate Dean, 1220 Angell Hall.
(Beginning the week of Monday,
Sept. 30.)
CHEMISTRY (3) - Mon.-Thurs.,
7:30-8:30 p.m., 122 Chem., Chas. G.
Dodd; Sat. 9:00-10:00 a.m., 122 Chem.
CHEMISTRY (4)-Mon. 7-8 p.m.
165 Chem., R. N. Keller; Thurs., 7-8
p.m., 165 Chem., S. Lewin; Sat. 11-12
CHEMISTRY (21)-Wed., 4-5, 303
Chem, R. W. Hahn.
ENGLISH COMP. (1) - Tues:-
Thurs., 4:00-5:00 p.m., 2203 A H,
Fri., 5-6 p.m., 2203 A H, D. Martin.
Thurs.,, 4:00-5:00 p.m., 2235 A H,
Donald Martin; ENGLISH COMP.
(2)-Tues.-Thurs., 4:00-5:00 p.m.
3216 A H, William Gram.; Fri., 5:00-
6:00 p.m., 3216 A H.
FRENCH (1) - Mon.-Thurs.,
4:00-5:00 p.m., 106 R L, A. Favreau;
(2)-Tues.-Fri., 4:00-5:00 p.m., 106
R L, F. Gravit; (31)-Mon.-Thurs.,
4:00-5:00 p.m., 108 R. L, James
O'Neill; (32)-Tues.-Fri., 4:00-5:00
p.m., 108 R L, A. Favreau.
GERMAN-Mon.-Wed., 7:30-8:30
p.m., 2016 A H, F. H. Reiss; Sat.,
11:00--12:00 Noon.
MATHEMATICS-advanced, Tues-
Thurs., Fri., 7:00-8:00 p.m., 3010 A H,
E. Spavier; beginning, Tues-Thurs.-
Fri., 7:00-8:00 p.m., 3011 A H., G. R.
PHYSICS (25)-Mon.-Wed., 7:30-
8:30 p.m., 202 West Physics; Sat.
11:00--12:00 noon; (26)-Mon.-Wed.,
7:30-8:30 p.m., 1035 Randall; Sat.,
11:00-12:00 noon; (46) - Mon.-Wed.,
7:30-8:30 p.m., 1036 Randall; Sat.
11:00-12:00 noon. Instructors to be
SPANISH (1)-Tues.-Fri., 4:00-
5:00 p.m., 205 R L, H. Hootkins; (1),
Mon.-Wed., 4:00-5:00 p.m., 207 R L,
H. Hootkins; (2)-Mon.-Wed., 4:00-
5:00 p.m., 205 R L, F. M. Thompson;

(31, 32) - Mon.-Tues.-Thurs.-Fri.,
4:00-5:00 p.m., 210 R L, Staubach.
Veterans who were admitted to this
College as special students will be ac-
cepted as regular students after they
have successfully completed two se-
mesters' work. A summer session
cannot be counted as a full semester's
work. Studeits in this category who
have failed to earn a satisfactory rec-
ord will be asked to withdraw.
No special application need be filed
to become a regular student.
E. A. Walter
All women students on the campus
who are employed part-time are in-
structed to register this fact immedi-
ately at the Office of the Dean of
Women. The Health Service and the
Academic Counselors Office are coop-
erating to put this requirement into
effect, which has been decided upon
so that good health and maximum
academic effieiency will be, insured
among women students. A brief form
will be filled out by each woman stu-
dent who is employed in any capacity
whether she works on the campus or
Women students interested in put-
ting their names on the baby sitters'
list for afternoon or evening may reg-
ister in the Office of the Dean of
Women. Closing hours must be ob-
Householders interested in obtain-
ing baby sitters may inquire at the
Office of the Dean of Women.
Rhodes Scholarship candidates:
There will be a preliminary meeting
of all candidates from the University
for the Rhodes Scholarship on Mon.,
Oct. 7, at 4:15 in Room 2003 Angell
Hall. Formal application blanks to
be completed on or before Oct. 7 and
additional information may be ob-
tained from Professor Clark Hopkins,
1508 Rackham Building.
STUDENTS:- There is available one
$500 Robert L. Perry Memorial Fel-
lowship to students in Aeronautical
Engineering who are in need of fi-
nancial assistance and who show
definite promise in this field.
In the selection of a candidate pref-
erence will be givensto veteran
pilots. Applications should be in
letter form, giving a statement of
services in the armed forces, and ad-
dressed to Professor E. W. Conlon,
B-47 East Engineering Building. Ap-
plications will be received up to Oct.
ATES: Four Frank P. Sheehan schol-
ships are available. The selection of
candidates for these scholarships is
made very largely on the basis of
scholastic standing. Applicants
should address letters to Piofessor
E. W. Conlon, B-47 East Engineering
Building, giving a brief statement of
their qualifications and experience
in regard to both their scholastic
' work and any outside experience they
'may have had. A statement should
also be made about their plans for
further study in Aeronautical Engi-
neering. The present draft classifi-
cation and any service record should
be mentioned. Applications will be
received up to Oct. 9.
INS:- ~ThP Dnirlns A irrvaft nniv.

experience they may have had. The
present draft classification and any
service record should be mentioned.
Senior Mechanicals will address their
letters of application to Professor R.
S. Hawley, Room 221 West Engineer-
ing Bldg., senior Aeronauticals will
send their applications to Professor
E. W. Conlon, B-47 East Engineering
Bldg. Applications will be received up
to Oct. 9.
Bultee Aircraft Corporation has es-
tablished an annual scholarship of
$250 which is available to students
who are in their Junior year in the
above fields of engineering and who
are highly recommended by their
faculty Scholarship Committee. The
student will be employed by the Com-
pany the first semester after the
award. Application forms for this
scholarship may be obtained in the
Aeronautical Engineering Office.
dated Vultee Aircraft Corporation has
established two annual Graduate Fel-
lowships of $750 each, available to
graduates of accredited engineering,
metallurgy, physics or mathematics
schools who are highly recommended
by their faculty Scholarship Com-
mittee, for graduate study and re-
search in the fields included in aero-
nautical engineering. The students
will be employed by the Company
the first summer after the awards.
Applications available in Aero. Eng.
Willow Village Program for veter-
ans and their wives. West Court
Community Building, 1045 Midway
Blvd., Willow Run Village.
Tues., Oct. 1, 8:00 p. m.: General
meeting of the Cooperative Nursery
School Group. Mrs. Charles Bar-
clay, teacher of the Ann Arbor Co-
operative Nursery School, will sepak
on "Cooperative Nursery School
Thurs., Oct. 3, 8:00 p. m.: Sewing
Fri., Oct. 4, 9:00-11:00 a. M.: Reg-
istration for children who have been
enrolled in the Cooperative Nursery
School; 8:00 a. m.: Classical Record-
ings, Mr. Weldon Wilson, Commenta-
Oct. 9: Goodyear's Style Show,
Coming Events -
sponsored by the Wives of Student
Veterans' Club. Everybody is cor-
dially invited.
Oct. 16: Dean Hayward Keniston
will speak. This lecture will inaug-
urate a series of Wednesday night
lectures at West Court. They will
be given by outstanding people from
the University and are open to the
Academic Notices
First Semester Juniors. The re-
sults of the Graduate Record Exam-
ination which you took during the
Spring Term, are now available. The
test scores should be useful to you in
helping to plan the remainder of
your University program. You may
obtain your individual profile chart
in the Ofice of the Academic Coun-
selors according to the following
A-F.....,Tues., Oct. 1
G-L...... Wed., Oct. 2
M-R......Thurs., Oct. 3
S-Z.....Fri., Oct. 4
Graduate Record Examination will
be offered for graduate students on
October 22 and 24, beginning at 6:30
p.m. Students taking the examina-
tion must attend both sessions.
First Year Graduate Students. The
results of the Graduate Records Ex-
amination which you took as sen-
iors at the University of Michigan
last May are now available. Your

own profile may be obtained at the
Graduate School office, Oct. 1
through Oct. 4. The results are use-
ful in revealing strengths and weak-
nesses in your preparation for con-
tinued work and, hence, will be use-
ful guide to you.
Graduate students who have not
turned in to the Graduate School of-
fice the fee receipts for the Gradu-
ate Record Examination will not be
eligible to take the examination this
Graduate students who are inter-
ested in colege teaching are welcome
to visit the class Education B291,
Problems in Higher Education, which
meets this evening.The topic, "The.
Role of Higher Education in Society
Today," will be presented by Profes-
sor D. M. Dennison of the Department
of Physics, Professor T. M. Newcomb
of the Department of Sociology, and
President A. G. Ruthven, and will be
followed by class discussion. The class
will meet in Room 110, University Li-
brary, from 7:00 to 9:00.
Bus. AD. Class 123 will meet in the
East Lecture room, mezzanine floor
of the Rackham Bldg., every Tuesday
from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Alan D. Meachamn
Chemistry 55: Openings in the
Wed.-Sat. section are now available.
See Prof. Halford, Rm. 274 Chem-
istry Bldg.
Debaters: All students who desire
to participate in debate this year
should meet in Room 225 Tngell Hall
fA" urnr Clot ) fl ,- t7-'in n

Obviously Mr. Golebrick is ill. Or he
would have announced that your Fairy
Godfather and his staff had agreed to

Rg U 5 Py OR.
Ill? Not at all, son. He
resigned from the School

Now we can bargain honestly with
our regular teachers- It wasn't
possible when Mr. Golebrick was

Somebody t know is
going to be awfully
disappointed, Pop.

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