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WEDNESD~AY, NOVI fER "12,- 1947

Fifty-Eighth Year

I Talk, Talk, Talk

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Co-op Day

URING the last fifteen years democracy
has been practiced,.not merely preached,
in the cooperative houses on campus. The
ooperative movement has grown from hopes
that men could live as equals to concrete
proof that this is a day-to-day fact.
In the five cooperative houses on cam-
pus individuals of different races, dif-
ferent countries, different backgrounds
work and play and live together, proving
that their common humanity, given the
opportunity, can overcome the barriers
of differeneces in race, religion, and poli-
tical views.
Co-op members decide for - themselves
what jobs must be done in order to keep
tJe houses running, and they work together
to do these jobs. They decide for themselves
what food should be eaten, and they work
together to buy and prepare it. They decide
for themselves what rules they must follow,
and work to maintain them.
Through the Inter-Cooperative Coun-
cil, which is composed of representatives
from each house the co-ops work together
on mass purchasing, maintaining the
houses, choosing personnel, and planning
educational meetings and social functions.
Matters that are of vital importance are
referred back to each of the individual
houses for decisions.
The Michigan co-ops are but one group
of a large number of co-ops which are lo-
cated on campuses throughout the United
States. The movement reaches all of the 48
states, and cooperatives are abundant in
many other countries of the world.
Student cooperatives in other college
towns have branched out into other fields,
and are managing co-op bookstores, laun-
dries, farms, and grocery stores, all of which
supply their services at substantially low-
er prices than privately-owned establish-
Each of the co-op enterprises is based
on the needs of its membership, each is
run on a non-profit basis.
During the past fifteen years the co-
operatives on this campus have shown that
living and working together can be more
inexpensive, more fun, more educational
than any other way of life.
-Jean Fagan
Election. Turnout
IF CAMPUS POSTS meant as much to the
candidates as they appeared to in the
last election, many students should feel
pangs of regret for failing to vote and al-
lowing several offices to be determined by a
margin of one or two ballots.
However conclusive a one-vote margin
may be for' practical purpses, it is not
a very clear-cut expression of majority
opinion. And when that slim margin
emanates from only one-tenth of the eli-
.. - L- - - ~

M R. MOLOTOV's speech was not a peace
speech. It was one of those standard
routines, by now almost ritual, in which a
statesman praises everything in his own
country's policy and denounces everything
in the opposition's policy, gasping the word
"peace" meanwhile in those pauses which
lIt Seem s to me
THENAME LIDICE arose from World
War II as a symbol of the oppression
and brutality which has blackened our gen-
eration in the annals of history, but the
sad truth is that too many people have
forgotten so quickly the story of this little
town in Czechoslovakia and those respon-
sible for this greatest of all crimes against
From the time when Hitler's armies
moved into Czechoslovakia in 1939 the
Czechs had become the most rebellious
people of all the German occupied coun-
tries, and as a result of the growing vio-
lence Hitler in 1942 sent his Gestapo
henchman, Reinhard Heydrich, to deal
with the situation and to teach the Czechs
a lesson in obedience to the "master race."
The reign of terror which Heydrich
brought finally resulted in his assassina-
tion, followed by one of the greatest man-
hunts ever recorded The Nazis stopped at
nothing in their revenge and in their
search for those responsible. Hundreds of
innocent people were murdered in cold
blood while a stupendous reward was of-
fered for information leading to the as-
sassins, -but still they were not found and
people throughout Europe were laughing
at the all-powerful Gestapo. In their rage
the Nazis fell upon a clue, which later
proved to be false, and their wrath focused
on the little town of Lidice.
Lidice was a village of some 400 inhabi-
tants located fifteen miles from Prague. Its'
people lived a simple life and were largely
members of the working class. On June 4th,
1942 the Gestapo conducted a house to
house search, and as these same men later
testified at their trial, nothing was found
which indicated that the inhabitants of
Lidice had anything to do with Heydrich's
assassination. However, on the night of
June 9th, the Gestapo completely surround-
ed the virllage, woke every person from
his sleep, and ordered everyone to take
his valuables and prepare to leave. During
the early hours of morning the women and
children were transported to a neighboring
village while the men were herded into the
basement of a farm outside Lidice.
The next day all 180 men from the
village were taken out and shot in cold
blood, and their corpses lay there while
Jews from a nearby concentration camp
were obliged to dig a mass grave into
which the victims were later thrown hap-
hazardly. The entire village was set afire.'
and burned to the ground. Those remains
which would not burn were then blown:
up and the debris carried away; the entire
area was plowed up and trees transplanted
in neighboring villages; and even the
graves in the village cemetery were
opened, the corpses robbed of jewelry,
and then reburied in another area In
succeeding months every trace of the vil-
lage was obliterated, and as a final ges-
ture of brutality, wheat and corn were
planted over the entire landscape. These
were the methods used by the Germans
to scare Europe into submission; here is
20th century civilization at its highest
point, the rule of the "master race."
The question arises as to what connection
this horrible story has with present world
conditions and why I bring up incidents
which people are trying to forget. The an-
swer is quite simple if one views the situa-
tion as the European -people do, for Lidice

is only one of the countless, such atrocities
committed by the Germans in every coun-
try they invaded: Norway, Denmark, Hol-.
land, Belgium, France, Poland, Russia, Yu-
goslavia, Greece and Albania. Such mem-
ories still live in these people's minds, mem-
ories which will not be blotted out by the
Marshall Plan nor by any other attempt
we may introduce to bring Germany once
more into the community of European na-
tions. The almost .inhuman hatred which
exists today among Europeans of any-
thing German is one of the greatest prob-
lems facing any peacemaking body. As'far
as the Czechs and Dutch are concerned, for
example, the entire German nation can
starve to death, just as the Germans at-
tempted to do to them during the war.
Is it any wonder then that France has
refused to consider the economic aspect
of the German question until the polit-
ical questions are solved? Does it seem
unreasonable that all these countries have
vigorously protested American and Brit-
ish attempts to build up German industry
once more? These people have only one
thought in mind: why should we again
build up Germany and give her the
14IantA o a i -in

are technically necessary for him to catch
his breath.
There is not a peace plan in a solid
ream of these speeches, and this routine
of peace speeches without peace plans
has become a bore, whether it is indulged
in by a Russian statesman, a British
statesman an American statesman or an
Afghanistanian statesman
The world wants peace, not polemics. It
is not primarily interested in ingenious de-
monstrations that one side is better and
the other side worse. Every one of these
demonstrations takes us further from peace,
for every one does a moral lubricating job
on the engines of war.
The more eloquent the demonstration,
the worst for peace, and this is a principle
we must grasp if we are to understand
the dangers involved in that new literary
form of our time, the peace speech which
denounces the other side
The world waits for a statesman who will
give it a peace speech which will include
specific plans and specifications for peace,
with a touch of compromise and perhaps
even the flicker of confession that there has
been hastiness on both sides. Current ora-
tory is bare of such matter, and on these
points approaches close to absolute silence.
I do not go further in analyzing Mr.
Molotov's speech, precisely because the
game of flinging points back and forth
across the world is so dangerous. But
there is one matter which shouldare cov-
ered. We are not a "camp." We are a peo-
ple of many millions, some ferocious and
cynical, no doubt; some honestly alarmed,
some confused and bewildered, some hope-
ful. We are trying to pick our way through
a complex, changing time, searching for
a line which will express the American
past and contain some promise for the,
American future. Who denies that the
problem is a real one?
A touch of realization by the other side
that this is a mutual problem would shine
like a light upon the road, and it might
become an integral part of the reactive
process through which America is going.
Brusquely to enclose America into a "camp"
can have no such effect; though it could,
of course, in time enclose America into a
camp. It is a point to be considered by any-
one who sits down to write a speech on
(Copyright, 1947, N.Y. Post Syndicate)
Peace Aims
has passed the Russian-sponsored "war-
mongering" resolution, a measure that has
valuable peace ideals, yet outlines no new,
decisive way of attaining those ideals
An article that asks all nations to take
action within their "constitutional limits"
to promote friendly relations and peace
s a mere restatement of the status quo.
Through control of the press, constitu-
tional limitations have already been de-
fined by the nations of the world and each
controls its press within its own limits
In the democracies, there is no control
over press. In Russia, and in many of her
allied nations, control of the press is com-
plete and there is no room for further
expansion of the power to control the press.
Thus, no nation will control its press
further than it does now and the "con-
stitutional limit" clause dissolves into a
statement of present conditions. No real
steps are to be taken to promote peace
through governmental intervention.
However, the resolution is valuable in that
it is aimed at promoting world peace, even
if its method proves nonexistent.
Attention is called to the need for peace

"To promote, by all means of publicity
and propaganda available to them, friend-
ly relations among nations, based upon
the principles of the Charter;" and'
"To encourage the dissemination of all
information designed to give expression
to the undoubted desire of all peoples for
These 'two peace declarations are well
proposed and represent the often-stated
purpose of the UN. Repeating them does
not detract from the basic truth of peace
and friendly relations that they contain.
The repeating of these aims over and
over again will help impress upon us the
fact that the desire for-peace must never
be subverted by petty and extraneous
bickering and qUarreling between na-
tions that all hold peace at a primary

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 1021
Angel Hall, by 3:00 p.m. on the day
preceding publication (11:00 a.m. Sat-
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 1947
VOL. LVIII, No. 44
Student Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to stu-
dents Wednesday afternoon, Nov.
12, from 4 to 6 o'clock.
Assembly, School of Forestry
and Conservation: 11 a.m.. Nov.
13, W. K. Kellogg Foundation
Dr. John T. Shea of the Soil
Conservation Service will speak on
"Foresters and Community Lead-
All students in the School of
Forestry not having non-forestry
conflicts are expected to attend.
All others interested are cordially
Freshmen and transfer students
who have been notified of the
Principal - Freshman Conference
are reminded of their appoint-
ments in the Rackham Building,
Thursday morning, Nov. 13.
Varsity Debating: All debaters
should check schedule of debates
posted on bulletin board, fourth
floor, Angell Hall. There will be
no meeting Wednesday evening.
Approved social events for the
coming week-end:
October 14-Chi Omega, Couz-
ens Hall, Hollis House, Lawyers
Club, Michigan Cooperative, Mich-
igan House, Roger Williams Guild,
Sherman House, Sigma Phi Epsi-
lon, Student Federalists, Theta Xi,
Victor C. Vaughan House, Wo-
men's Physical Education Club.
October 15-Alpha Chi Sigma,
Alpha Delta Phi, Alpha Epsilon
Phi, Alpha Sigma Phi, Beta Theta
Pi (afternoon and evening), Betsy
Barbour, Colvin League House,
Delta Tau Delta, Keusch League
House, Helen Newberry Residence,
Lloyd House, Michigan Christian
Fellowship, Mosher Hall (after-
noon and evening), Osterweil Co-
operative, Phi Chi, Phi Gamma
Delta, Phi Sigma Kappa, Sigma
Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Phi (after-
noon and evening), Stockwell Hall
(afternoon), Theta Delta Chi, Tri-
gon, Zeta Beta Tau.
October 16-Inter Racial Asso-
Freshman and Sophomore men,
who are single, Residents of the
State of Michigan, now living in
the Willow Run Dormitories, and
interested in University Residence
Halls accommodations for the
Spring Semester 1948 are asked
to call at the Office of Student
Affairs, Rm. 2, University Hall
before Nov. 15.
Seniors: College of L.S. & A.
and Schools of Education, Music,
and Public Health:
Tentative lists of seniors for
February graduation have been
posted on the bulletin board in
Room 4 University Hall. If your
name is misspelled or the degree
expected incorrect, please notify
the Counter Clerk.
Faculty, Cilege of Literature,
Science and the Arts:

-Midsemester reports are due not
later than Saturday, November 15.
Report cards are being distri-
buted to all departmental offices.
Green cards are being provided
for freshmen and sophomores and
white cards for reporting juniors
and seniors. Reports of freshman
and sophomores should be sent
to 108 Mason Hall; those of jun-
iors and seniors to 1220 Angell
Midsemester reports should name
those students, freshmen and up-
perclassmen, whose standing at
midsemester is "D" or "E," not
merely those who receive "D" 01'
"E" in so-called midsemester ex-
Students. electing our courses,
but registered in other schools or
colleges of the University should
be reported to the school or college
in which theyare registered.
Additional cards may be had at
108 Mason Hall or at 1220 Angell
Hal, Lecture
Marriage Relations Lecture Series:
The second lecture in the Mar-
riage Relations Series will be given
in the Rackham Lecture Hall, 8
p.m., Wed., Nov. 12. Dr. Ernest G.
Osborne, Professor of Sociology,
Teachers College, Columbia Uni-

versity, will speak on "Psychologi-
cal Factors in Marriage." Students
are requested to pesent their
identification cards at the door in
addition to their tickets.
La Sociedad Hispanica Lecture:
Cervantes y "El Celoso Extreme-
no", by Senora Manolita de Cirre,
at 8 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 13, Rm. D,
Alumni Memorial Hall.
Academic Notices
Doctoral Examination for Irv-
ing Isadore Paster, Economics;
thesis: "Economic Aspects of Min-
imum Wage Regulation," 3 p.m.,
Thurs., Nov. 13, 105 Economics
Bldg. Chairman, William Haber.
Medical Aptitude Examination:I
All applicants for admission to
medical schools, who wish to be
admitted during 1948 and who did
not take the Medical Aptitude Ex-I
amination on Saturday, Oct. 25,1
1947, must take the examination
on Monday, Feb. 2, 1948. The ex-
amination will not be given again!
before the Fall semester. In order
to be admitted to the examination,
candidates must fulfill the follow-
ing requirements:
1. Candidates must register for
the examination before Saturday,
Nov. 15, Rm. 110, Rackham Bldg.
2. Candidates must bring to
the examination a check or money
order for five dollars payable to
The Graduate Record Office. No
candidate will be admitted to the
examination unless he pays his fee
in this way. Cash will not be ac-
Candidates who register will be-
gin the examination at 8:30 a.m.,
Monday, Feb. 2, 1948, Rackham
Lecture Hall. The examination will
be divided into two sessions and
will take all day.
Inquiries should be addressed to
The Chief Examiner, Bureau of
Psychological Services (Ext. 2297).
Applied Mathematics Seminar:
Rm. 247. Wed., Nov. 12, 3 p.m. Mr.
W. M. Kincaid will speak on the
solution of equations by interpola-
"Natural History Studies at the
Edwin S. George Reserve, Uni-
versity of Michigan," ' through
December, Museums Bldg. Ro-
Events Today
Radio Program:
2:30-2:45 p.m., WKAR(870 KC).
English Series-Harry Mack, In-
structor in English.
2:45-2:55 p.m., WKAR (870 KC).
Linda Petty and Clair Coce, Or-
4:00-4:15 p.m., WPAG (1050 KC).
Modern Painting. Series - Dr.
Carl D. Sheppard. Diego Rivera.
Television lecture and demon-
stration by Mr. Leonard Spragg,
Chief Research Engineer, WWJ-
TW, at AIEE-IRE meeting, 7:30
p.m., Rm. 348, W. Engineering
Dean Russell A. Stevenson will
speak on "The Special Problems of
Small Business," 11 a.m., Rack-
ham Lecture Hall. The public is
Institute of Aeronautical Sci-
ence: Meeting, 7:30 p.m., 1042 East
Engineering Bldg. Speaker: Prof.
W.C. Nelson. Film: AAF Special
Delivery, on the atomic bomb.
Sigma Gamma Epsilon: Meet-
ing, 12:15 p.m., Rm. 3056, Natural
Science Bldg.
Delta Sigma Pi, professional
Business Administration frater-
nity: Panel discussion led by Mr.

D. C. Burnham, Manufacturing
Manager of Oldsmobile Division of
General Motors, who will speak on
"Pre-planning of Manufacturing
Methods," and Mr. C. D. Harring-
ton, Supervisor of Cost and Fac-
tory Accounting at Oldsmobile,
who will talk on "Accounting
Functions at Oldsmobile," 8 pm.,
Rm. 318, Michigan Union. Public
invited. Pledges meet 7:30 p.m.,
same room.
Wolverine Club: Meeting, 7 p.m.
Michigan Union. Pictures for the
Ensian will be taken. Attendance
will be taken.
Modern Poetry Club: Meet to-
night (instead of Thursday, as
announced) Rm. 3217, Angell Hall,
8 p.m. The French Symbolists will
be discussed.
U of M Rifle Club: Meeting, 7:15
p.m., ROTC range. Qualifying
matches to determine team posi-
tions will continue. All experienced
riflemen are invited.
International Students Associa-
tion: Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Interna-
tional Center. Delegates and al-
ternate delegates are urged to
Roger Williams Guild: Weekly

prints every letter to the editor re-
ceived (which is signed, 300 words
or less in length, and in good taste)
we remind our readers that the views
expressed 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-t
torial director.
Need for Victory
To the Editor:
OPEN LETTER to Fritz and the
Michigan Team . . .
Congratulations on the fine re-
cord to date. I'm sure that all the
alumni join me in taking great
pride in your 1947 victories. As
a graduate of Michigan and now;
a student at the University of,
Wisconsin, I hardly need tell you
that you've got a real battle on1
your hands th'is coming Satur-,
day when the Wolverines and
Badgers clash.
Don't underrate the Wisconsin
line or "Jug" Girard - they're
tops. And most of all, don't un-
derrate the terrific spirit which
has in the past few weeks humb-
led Yale, Northwestern, and Iowa.
Wisconsin is by no means over-
confident from its recent victories,
but it does possess a fighting spirit
which may well match Michigan
man for man.
As a matter of faith in what
Michigan can do if it really gets
rolling, I have taken a great stake
in the outcome of the game No-
vember 15. Foolishly or not, if
you do not crush the Badgers by
more than 30 points, I have au-
thorized my fraternity chapter to
formally duck me in Lake Men-
dota following the game. Now
with winter fast approaching, the
white caps on Lake Mendota pre-
sent a menacing discomfort. Re-
Imember that it will not be for
myself alone sufferingnthe con-
sequences. With me goes the hon-
or due to Michigan and its fine
team and coach. Only a decisive
victory will show the Badgers and
the nation itself that Michigan is
the number one team.
Go to it, men, and fight every
inch of the way for the honor
and glory of the Maize and Blue.
-Fred C. Seegert, M, '46
chat, 4-5:30 p.m., Guild House.
Special guests: Mr. Ismat Hama-
deh, a Mohammedan from Leba-
non, and Mr. Herb Mandel, a
Zionist, who will discuss the Pales-
tinian situation.
Lutheran Student Association-
Tea and Coffee Hour, 4:00-5:30
p.m., Student Center, 1304 Hill
Observance of the 15th anniver-
sary of Campus Cooperative Hous-
ing: Booths have been set up in
University- h Hall and the Michi-
gan League for the distribution of
free literature and information on
Square Dancing Class, sponsored
by the Graduate Outing Club.
W.A.B. Lounge. 8 p.m. Small fee.
Everyone welcome.
Comning Events
Michigan Chapter AAUP:
Meeting, Thurs., Nov. 13, Michigan
Union. Panel presentation, with
discussion, of "Faculty Housing."
All faculty members are cordially
invited. Join Union Cafeteria
south line at 6 p.m. and take trays
to the lunchroom of the Faculty
Lydia Mendelssohn: Art Cinema
League presents Josette Day as
TER with Louis Jouvet. French
Dialogue, English titles. Thurs.,
Fri., Sat., 8:30 p.m.

Army Ordnance Association:
Meeting, Nov. 13, 8:15 p.m., Rm.
302, Michigan Union. Colonel Jos-
eph Colby, Chief of the Develop-
ment Engineering Branch, Detroit
Tank Arsenal, will speak on the
subject "Modern Trends in Tank-
Automotive Design" (illustrated).
The public is invited. Business
meeting for members only at 7:30
A.S.H. & V.E.: Meeting, 7:30
p.m., Thurs., Nov. 13, Rm. 304,
Michigan Union. Prof. L. S.
O'Bannon will speak on the sub-
ject "Special Applications of Airj
CdAll members and others inter-
ested are urged to attend.
International Center weekly tea,
4:30-5:30 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 15.
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation:
Presents Friday Evening Services
at 7:45 p.m. followed by discussion
on "Working Out a Philosophy of
Life," by Prof. William Frankena
of the Department of Philosophy.
Social hour following. All students
are invited to attend.

Letters to the Editor..
EDITOR'S NOTE: Because The Daily . AT---------- - - ,' *

I SHOULD LIKE to know why
there was no general campus
observance at 11 o'clock on Armis-
tice Day this year. Is it that the
University officials have decided
it is more essential that we spend
those few minutes in class, rather
than in honoring the memory of
our soldier-dead?
This seems to me the only
reason I can find for the failure
to observe this day with public
ceremonies, in the spirit for which
it was conceived. In my opinion,
however, the observance of Ar-
mistice Day takes precedence over
any class. This is not just an ex-
cuse to miss a few minutes of
class either. It would take a par-
ticularly cynical official to believe
Armistice Day to me is a re-
minder of the senselessness of
war, and the great unhappiness
that it causes. Mindful of this,
a thinking person ponders what
might be done to see to it that
we never again have to fight a
full-scale conflict. His mind turns
to the United Nations and he vows
that he will give it all the sup-
port he can. Others think of dif-
ferent vehicles for peace assur-
The point is that, by being in-
spired through impressive cere-
monies, to remember our soldier-
dead, one is likely to take time off
from his'. smaller interests and
look to the horizon for a change.
Long after I forget what T
learned in class today, I shall
remember those who died in com-
bat. Whether I do anything to
prevent a recurrence of war,
through interest in world affairs,
might depend on just such ob-
se'vances which were overlooked
-JayI. 'Singer.
* * *
No Notice
To the Editor:
ARMISTICE DAY was yester-
day. Here in Ann Arbor you
would never know it if not for
the medium of the radio. A uni-
versity which proclaims to be one
of the foremost educational insti-
tutions in the country has not
seen fit to hold some sort of ac-
tivity memorial affair to mark
the day.
In fact, only one organization
in the entire town had taken-any
notice of the day what-so-ever.
The V.F.W. is that group andthe
celebration was small, limited to
the clubrooms only.
In most towns at 11 am. on
every November 11th, whistles
blow and sirens screech and most
people turn East for two silent
minutes of commemoration to the
war dead. Maybe a town like Ann
Arbor boasting a -great school is
too sophisticated to stop all ac-
tivities for two minutes; maybe
the school itself can't be bothered
to make the 11 o'clock classes be-
gin two minutes late.
If a progressive school like this
can so flagrantly bypass Novem-
ber 11th what are 13,000 veterans
supposed to think of what will
happen in a few years to the
memories of our dead 'buddies?
No, I'm not trying to wave the
flag, but I keep saying to my-
self, "what's the use?" Right ndw
I'm not very proud of my school.
-Jerry Alexander.
* * *
Band Seats
To the Editor:
DURING the Minnesota and In-
diana games, the- Athletic As-
sociation found itself in such 'a
mercenary position that it politely
asked the Michigan Marching
Band to take seats on the side-
lines of the field (by selling the
seats usually used by the band).
Our seats are normally not too
good in the first-four rows of the

stands, but when they put us on
the sidelines it is quite a different
story. If you are fortunate enough
to sit in the front row of the
five rows formed, you have fairly
good seats, but to the members of
the Band that have to sit back of
the first row, it is a hard matter
to see the playing on the field.
And even thosewo it in the front
row are plagued by the maze of
photographers that somehow find
an opportune spot along the side-
lines when the play is any place
near enough to be seen.
Most of the members of the
Band are playing in the Banf for
two reasons. The .,first reason is
that we-enjoy playing and-rnarch-
ing in the Michigan Marching
Band; and the second reason is
that we have a sparlk of enthus-
iasm for the team. and ale wilt-
ing to work an hour and a half
each afternoon, five days a week,
for ten weeks, through good
weather and bad (and Ann Arbor
certainly has its share of both) so
that we can put on a good show
pre-game and halftime for the

'roees Eir: i er
To the Editor.




The aim of the world's people is
peace-one that does not entail
diplomatic jousting with another
the inevitable result.

a secure
war as

---Craig H. Wilson.




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