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T H E MICH-IGAN DAILY-

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1947

... ..... .......

Fifty-Eighth Year
1

MATTER OF FACT:
Palestin~ePartition

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

Letters to 'the Editor ...

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Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.
NIGHT EDITOR: FRED SCHOTT
Mnmortes
REAKING DOWN racial prejudice by
education sounds sweet and innocent,
but in reality it amounts to making racial
miinorities doormats for the majority to
tread upon.
The process of Negroes earning equality
through "working out harmonious relation-
ships" with whites, as proposed in a Letter
to the Editor, has been a one-sided affair
and has resulted only in further prostitu-
tion of Negro personal rights and freedoms.
Many earnest and well-meaning Negroes
on campus act almost servile in their
ttitude toward whites. They hope to illus-
trate how "cheerful, cooperative, and
friendly," Negroes are-and in so doing,
break down the racial barrier. They are
sacrificing all their personal customs and
viewpoints in a super-colossal attempt to
gain a pseudo-freedom.
These Negroes, who follow the principles
the letter outlines, gain only a passive suc-
cess based on avoiding the creation of inci-
dents that might possibly lead to an act
of discrimination. The extent to which they
must go culminates in a pathetic subjuga-
tion of themselves.
"Operation Haircut" is an attempt to
reduce the forces of discrimination by
straight-forward methods based on the
laws of Michigan and the fundamental
rights of racial freedom inherent in our
democratic society.
Picketing discriminatory barber shops will
draw needed attention to the racial issue
in a way compatible with the respect Ne-
groes justly deserve.
--Craig H. Wilson.
Leiersli
IT'S HIGH TIME the responsible and truly
representative groups of our student body
went into action to prevent IRA from wreck-
ing their own chances of reaching a just
and equitable solution of the present bar-
ber shop issue.
Let's admit it took the howling of IRA
to open the eyes of the student body to
the flagrant discrimination that is being
practiced. While it is a sad and sorry -com-
mentary on our own complacency, give them
credit for having the gumption to get out,
show their colors, and make their point.

BUT THEIR POINT HAS BEEN MADE-
with the first day of picketing IRA reach-
ed its zenith and every picket mile it has
marched since then has done nothing but
build up antipathy against the movement
itself instead of winning support for its
underlying principles.
The Student Legislature, congress of
the student body, has gone on record
as favoring the principle of "Operation
Haircut" but not its method. The Legis-
lature should go further, it should take
upon its shoulders the solution of the
problem and prevent IRA's picketing and
rash short-sightedness from running the
whole movement into the ground.
The Legislature should organize a com-
mittee of representatives of every group
on campus - independents, dorm residents,
affiliated students, AVC, SRA, IRA - EV-

By STEWART ALSOP
HE DRAMATIC DECISION in the Uni-
ted Nations to partition tiny Palestine
into Jewish and Arab states was a begin-
ning and not an end. No man can pretend
to see in detail where that beginning may
lead. What follows is an attempt to sum-
marize the conflicting forecasts of the gen-
eral shape of Palestine's future by two ob-
servers thoroughly qualified to speak. The
first forecast is that of a Zionist, a native
of Palestine, and one of the most brilliant
of the leaders of the Jewish Agency, which
will form the heart of the new Jewish gov-
ernment. The second is that of an expert on
the Middle East, no Zionist, who has de-
voted much of his life to a study of the
strange complex pattern of Middle Eastern
politics.
Both are agreed on at least one point -
before ',here is peace in the Holy Land,
there will be more bloodshed. The Zionist
agrees that there may even be bloodshed
within the Jewish community itslf, since
he does not entirely rule out the possibility
of a xi olent bid for power by the Right -Wing
terrorist groups. Yet he believes that the
Jewish Agency's military arm, the Haganah,
can easily deal with any such attempt. And
he is confident that by the time the Jewish
state is due to come into official existence,
the Jewish government will already be a
going concern, probably under the leader-
ship of the wise and aging Chaim Weizmann.
The real threat to that government's
continued existence will come of course,
from the large Arab minority within the
Jewish state, from the new Arab state
which the United Nations has brought
into existence, and from the surrounding
Arab nations. The Zionist leader believes
that King Abdulla of Transjordan will
almost certainly gain control of the Arab
fragment of Palestine. He reports that
the British and American governments,
and the Jewish Agency as well, have quiet-
ly let Abdulla know that his ambitions
to add the Arab area to his own some-
what sleazy kingdom will not be viewed
with disfavour. Under any circumstances,
there is little to stand in Abdulla's way,
since he has the -only really effective
armed force in the Middle East, in the
army trained by the fabulous British sol-
dier of fortune, Glubb Pasha.
Because of these ambitions, Abdulla has
been notably less fanatical about partition
than the leaders of other Arab states. Yet
even with Abdulla in control of Arab Pales-
tine, there will be no real peace. This is
underlined by the fact that Abdulla's chief
henchman in Arab Palestine, Toukan, the
mayor of the large Arab town of Nablus,
has already declared a "jihad," or holy war,
against the Jews. Yet the Zionist leader is
confident that there will be no massive, or-
ganized assault on the new Jewish state.
Arab action will, rather, be confined to
bloody sporadic raids on Jewish settlements,
which the Zionist leader expects to start
almost immediately.
He is confident that the Haganah can
deal with these attacks. The Haganah is
now being expanded and reorganized to
form a really effective striking force. If
the worst comes to the worst, the Zion-
ist believes that a spectacular counter-
move by the Haganah, for which tenta-
tive plans are even now being laid, will
silence the Arabs. The Haganah has al-
ready done something of the kind, when
Arab attacks against the Jews started
last summer. The Haganah immediately
put to death eleven Arabs, including the
ringleaders of the disorders, and the at-
tacks ceased immediately. Some such de-
IT SO
HAPPENS ...
The Eternal Answer

A FRIEND of ours went into a local, pick-
eted barber shop the other day to get
the good word first hand from a barber. ]
Selecting an elderly, "understanding"
looking barber, the friend asked him what
he thought of the pickets.
The barber, after looking suspiciously
around him, beckoned our friend to step
nearer.
Then with the "my boy" attitude firmly
established, he whispered to him:
"I see in the paper that Russia has started
an investigation of the racial question in
America. Ain't it kinda funny that this
picketing business came up at the same time
the Russian investigation did? Communists,
son, Communists."
*' * *
Try Perry Mason
IT LOOKS LIKE best-selling authors don't
cut any ice in the University's English de-
partment.
There's a story going around about a stu-
dent who submitted an essay by Somerset
Maugham as a book review in his English
class.a
He got a B--.

termined counter-move on a far larger
scale, the Zionist leader believes, will
have the same result. Then the Jews will
be able to turn to the task of peacably
building their new nation.
That is a Zionist forecast of what lies
ahead for the new state. The non-Zionist
Middle Eastern expert considers this fore-
cast vastly optimistic. He agrees that an
organized Arab military assault on the Jew-
ish 3tate is unlikely. But he believes that
the ferocious resentment against partition
in the whole Arab world is vastly under-
estimated in the United States. He is cer-
tain that the United Nations Palestine Com-
mission will be confronted with growing
chaos from the day of its arrival. Sooner
or later the commission will be forced to
report back to The Security Council that
the situation is wholly out of hand, and that
the partition of Palestine can only be im-
posed by armed force. And what, he asks,
happens then?
He is convinced, like most observers of
events in the Middle East, that the Soviet
Union is determined eventually to control
this rich strategic area. He believes that
the chaos which lies ahead will present
the Soviet Union with its greatest op-
portunity to fish in the troubled Middle
Eastern waters. Already there have been
reports that the Soviets have been play-
ing both ends against the middle, supply-
ing the Arabs with arms, and infiltrating
agents into Jewish Palestine from Ru-
mania. If troops are to go to Palestine,
Soviet troops will go too. And there is
little doubt that the Soviet contingent
would consist of a very special type of
soldier. It was for such reasons that one
group in the State Department has fought
the United Nations settlement.
Only time will tell which of these pro-
jections of the future of tragic Palestine is
the more accurate. One thing is certain -
there is more trouble ahead. The only ques-
tion is, how much trouble, and for how
long?
(Copyright, 1947, New York Herald Tribune)
T a 'Days
CAMPUS TAG DAY drives are commend-
able projects. Those students who sacri-
fice their time and efforts to help unknown,
unseen beneficiaries can not be accorded
too much praise.
One particular*phase of the procedure of
these campaigns, is, however, not only irri-
tating to the individual contributor, but to
the drive as a whole. This phase is the "tag"
idea of tag days, which could be dispensed
with.
The psychology behind tags makes giv-
ing unpleasant for the contributor and
"not giving" disagreeable for the person
who, for reasons of his own, does not wish
to give. The individual who does not shell
out is tagged as a non-contributor by the
absence of. a tag as much as the person
who has given is tagged as a contributor.
There is undeniably a shame that ac-
companies uncharitableness, no matter how
it can be rationalized. This shame is aggres-
sively, sometimes even rudely, exploited by
the solicitors. The student who wears no
tag is singled out from among his more
generous companions and "high-pressured"
into a reluctant contribution. Thus he is
forced to go along with the crowd, to dis.
play one more sign that says, in effect, "I
gave, did you?-you cheapskate?"
Because there is a feeling of having
been forced'into a contribution, or a sense
of forcing others into charity, the fun
of giving is partially destroyed.
Tagless Tag Days, days on which students
could drop their contributions in the buckets
and walk away with the inward pride that
is the essence of giving, would bring gratify-
ing and surprising results to many a worthy
organization.
University students are emotionally and
intellectually above displaying their gen-
erosity on their lapels.

-George L. Walker,
IN DECIDING to fire 10 alleged Commun-
ists who refused to discuss their political
views with the House Committee on Un-
American Activities, the leaders of the movie
industry have injured the cause of civil
liberties.
The plain truth is that the film moguls
caved in to the intimidation and hysteria
against which they themselves weakly pro-
test. They handed J. Parnell Thomas a
victory and a vindication for the tactics of
his committee.
In the same statement which announced
a blacklist of the 10 accused Communists
the movie moguls said: "Nothing subversive
or un-American has appeared on the screen."
If that is true, as we believe, then it must
also be true that no Communist in the in-
dustry poisoned the films with subversive
propaganda. In other words, the 10 alleged
Communists are being fired not for anything
they did, but for the political opinions they
are believed to hold.
-The Chicago Sun

Publication in The Daily Official
Bulletin is constructive notice to all
members of the University. Notics1
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-f
urdays).
Notices
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1947
VOL. LVIII, No. 64
Faculty Tea: President and Mrs.
Ruthven will be at home to mem-
bers of the faculty and other
townspeople on Sunday, Dec. 7,
from 4 to 6 o'clock. Cars may park
in the restricted zone on South
University between 4 and 6:30
o'clock.
The campus flag is at half staff
because of the death on Decem-
ber 5 of Arthur G. Canfield, Pro-
fessor Emeritus of Romance Lan-
guages and Literatures.
Ilerbert G. Watkins, Secretary
University Senate Meeting:
Monday, Dec. 8, 4:15 p.m., Rack-
ham Lecture Hall.
Return of borrowed equipment:
Will the faculty members who
borrowed the Audio-Visual Edu-
cation Center's portable screen
and phono-transcription player
please return them. to North Hall
immediately.
Women students not living in
dormitories who wish to remain in
Ann Arbor during Christmas va-
cation may make housing ar-
rangements through the Office of
the Dean of Women.
Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information, 201
Mason Hall.
The Atlantic Refining Com-
pany, Dallas, Texas, will have two
representatives here on Monday
and Tuesday, Dec. 8 and 9, to in-
terview February graduates in
the fields of geology, chemical en-
gineering, civil engineering, me-
chanical engineering, and gradu-
ate physics.
Swift and Company, Chicago,
will interview here on Wednesday,
Dec. 10, for the following open-
ings:
Sales positions; design work for
architectural, civil, and electrical
engineers; time and production
work; and general office work (in-
cluding credit)..
Proctor and Gamble Company
will be here on Thursday, Dec. 11,
to interview men graduating in
February for sales positions.
The City of Detroit Civil Serv-
ice Commission announces exami-
nation for position of Playleader,
male or female, on Dec. 30. Filing
period, Nov. 25 to Dec. 23. For in-
formation call at the Bureau of
Appointments.
Academic Notices
Correction:
Make-up eaminations for
transfer students in the College
of Literature, Science, and the
Arts, and the School of Education.
Session one, 8 a.m.-12 noon, Sat.,
Dec. 6, Rackham Amphitheatre.
This is a required University ex-
amination for all students who
transferred from anotier college
or university and who have more
than thirty credit-hours.
Session two, 8 a.m.-12 noon,
Sat., Dec. 13, Rackham Amphi-
theatre.
Concerts
The University Musical Society
will present the BOSTON SYM-
PHONY ORCHESTRA, SERGE

KOUSSEVITZKY, Conductor, in
the sixth concert in the Choral
Union Series, Mon., Dec. 8, 8:30
p:m., Hill Auditorium. Program:
Mozart's Divertimento Si B-flat
major for Strings and Two Horns;
Ravel's "Daphnis et Chloe" Suite
No. 2; and Berlioz' "Harold in
Italy" Symphony with Viola Solo.
Faculty Concert: Sun., Dec. 7,
8:30 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, Gilbert Ross, Violinist,
Oliver. Edel, Cellist, and Joseph
Brinkman, Pianist. Compositions
by Mozart, Brahms, and Beeth-
oven. Open to the public.
Exhibitions
Museum of Art: AMERICAN
ABSTRACT ARTISTS, through
December 21; PRINTS BY LA-
SANSKY AND THE IOWA
PRINT GROUP, through Decem-
ber 28. Alumni Memorial Hall:
Daily, except Monday, 10-12 and
2-5; Sunday, 2-5; Wednesday eve-
nings, 7-9. The public is invited.

Events Today
U. of M. Flying Club: Air Meet
with Michigan State College at
Ann Arbor Airport, 12:30 p.m.
Banquet at Smith's Catering,
834 Greene St.. 5:45 p.m.
Note change in time of banquet.
Art Cinema League and Campus
AVC present widely acclaimed
first-run film, "SHOE SHINE."
English titles. Sat., 8:30 p.m. Also
short film, "One World or None."
Phone 4121, Ext. 479 Hill Audito-
rium.
Wesleyan Guild: "Fiesta Mexi-
cana." 8 to 12 midnight, Wesley
Lounge, featuring exhibition
dances, Spanish barbecues, and
movies taken in Mexico. Guild
members and their friends are in-
vited.
Coming Events
Gilbert and Sullivan: "Mikado"
Orchestra Rehearsals. All orches-
tra members will have rehearsals
as follows: Sun., Dec. 7, 2:30 p.m..
Michigan Union; Mon.. Dec. 8, 4
p.m., and Tues., Dec. 9, 7 p.m.,
Pattengill Auditorium, Ann Arbor
High School.
Druids: Into Druids Loft next
Sunday dusk will come the sage
Druids to meditate, moan, mess,
migrate.
Communion Breakfast: The
Newman Club will sponsor a Com-
munion Breakfast on Sun., Dec. 7,
after 9:30 mass in the Clubrooms
at St. Mary's Chapel. Dr. Louise
Cuyler of the Music School will
speak on the subject "The Red
Cross in the South Pacific." Tick-
ets may be purhased in the
Clubrooms any time before Sun-
day and after 8:00 and 9:30 mass
Sunday.
Christmas Candlelight Service
presented by members of Alpha
chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, Na-
tional Professional Music Frater-
nity for Women, Sun., Dec. 7, 7:15
p.m., First Methodist Church. Pro-
gram: Christmas music by vocal
and instrumental soloists and the
Sigma Alpha Iota Chorus. The
public is invited.
Art Cinema League and the IRA
present Paul Robson in NATIVE
LAND, plus "Americans All," a
short, telling how the city of
Springfield fought discrimination.
Sun. and Mon., Dec. 7 and 8, 8:30
p.m., Kellogg Auditorium. Tickets
on sale at University Hall, 10-12
noon and 1-4 p.m. beginning Wed-
nesday.
Pi Lambda Theta: 8 p.m., Tues.,
Dec. 9, East Conference Room,
Rackham Bldg. Mr. E. B. Power
will speak on "The Educational
Aspects of Microfilm."
Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional
Business Fraternity: 7:30 p.m.,
Mon., Dec. 8, Chapter House. Ern-
est Darnell, Chief Engineer of
King Seeley Corp. will be the
speaker. This meeting is for
pledges and members.
Alpha Kappa Delta: The last in
the series "Current Research in
the Social Sciences" sponsored by
Alpha Kappa Delta, honorary so-
ciological fraternity, will feature
Daniel Katz Program director in
Survey Research Center. Subject:
"A program for the Study of
Group Morale," Mon., Dec. 8, 4
p.m. East Conference Room,
Rackham Bldg.
A.Ph.A., Student Branch group
picture for the 'Ensian will be tak-
en Tues., Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Rm.
318, Michigan Union.

Latin American Society will not
meet Sun., Dec. 7, as scheduled.
I.Z.F.A. presents "What next in
Palestine" by Ahura Ben Brith,
National Field Worker, to be fol-
lowed by Hannkah Program with
Yona Yoshpe and Song and Dance
Group. Sunday 7:00 p.m. Hillel
Foundation.
"Cornedbeef Corners" of the
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation will
be open from 8 to 10 p.m., Sun.
This service of preparing sand-
wiches and beverages is offered
weekly. All students are invited.
Seminar: Rabbi Herschel Ly-
mon will lead his weekly seminar
on "The Jewish Personality as
Reflected in Modern Literature,"
4:15 p.m., Tues., B'nai B'rith Hil-
lel Foundation. "Wasteland," by
Jo Sinclair, will be discusses. All
are invited.
Club Europa: Invitation for to-
morrow postponed until Sunday,
Dec. 14, at the same time.

EDITOI'S NOTE: Because The Daily
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-
torial director.
' * *
Misinformation
To the Editor:
I WOULD LIKE to thank Mr.
Harold Jackson, Jr., for his
Thursday's editorial entitled
"Haircut Heresy." By glaringly
displaying his misinformation of
facts, hie has done more to aid
"Operation Haircut" than he can
perhaps imagine. He states that
IRA has used too much coercion
and emotion in the campaign, and
really hasn't given the poor, har-
assed barbers a fair chance.
For your benefit, Jackson, we
have been dealing with the bar-
bers for well over 15 months. We
have sought every peaceful, sane,
rational way to compromise the
situation. We have repeatedly
asked the barbers to meet with
representative campus groups.
They have repeatedly refused. Last
April I was virtually thrown out
of one shop physically-not be-
cause I wanted a haircut, but be-
cause I was sent there by one of
the barbers to ar'ange with the
president of the Association (Joe
Kneiper) for a meeting with cam-
pus groups. John Q. Student never
heard about the incident because
we were still working behind the
scenes, trying to keep the emo-
tional elements out. Where were
you, Jackson, when last spring's
Daily survey revealed how cate-
gorically the barbers had thwart-
ed our every "peaceful" effort?
Perhaps you are a freshman and
were still in high school. If youi'
reasoning faculties and ability to
gather and report correct infor-
mation haven't improved by this
time next year, I strongly recom-
mend that you go back!
In one breath you tell us that
it is perhaps your prejudices
which make you human. In the
next that by processes of reason
"these prejudices wear away slow-
ly." All of this, by your own logic,
would eventually make you inhu-
man due to the loss of your prej-
udices. I am sure there is an
opening for you in one of the
beginning philosophy courses.
You mention the possibility of
our method doing more harm than
good. More harm to whom? How
many Negroes, Jackson, do you
know intimately? How ,many of
these can you truthfully say are
afraid of their plight being worse
because they have enough back-
bone to stand up and demand
what is rightfully theirs? Perhaps
picketing and widespread publicity
are ineffective means, but we can
afford to be wrong. Our civiliza-
tion is built on corrected mistakes.
Someone had to make a beginning
and beginnings are still being
made. This much I know, we over-
come fear only by being afraid
and discovering that there is noth-
ing to fear.
-Carroll Little, Former
President, IRA.
* * *
Discrimination
To the Editor:
W E, THE MEMBERS of Zeta
Tau Alpha oppose the dis-
crimination against Negroes in the
barber shops.
-Pat Henry, President.
Aptitude Tests
To the Editor:
RECENTLY, five or six hundred
students enjoyed the privilege
of taking the Graduate Aptitude

Examination. For this privilege
they freely donated a total of over
$1,000 and more than 2,000 hours
of their valuable time.
Many of us are wondering just
why the University ever passed
Rule No. G47 (or however it is
designated in the long list of use-
less regulations the University has
acquired during the years). Clear-
ly, the test is of no value to the
student since he cares little how
complete his knowledge is in
those fields totally unrelated to
his major field of interest. On the
other hand, he undoubtedly found
the questions on topics related to
his field of study close to child-
ish.
If the scores on these tests are
of no value to the students, it is
logical to suppose that the Grad-
uate School has a use for them.
In the past years, the Graduate
Record Examination, which in-
cludes a specialized test in each
student's major field of study, has
been required of all graduate stu-
dents. The scores were only used,
however, when there was some
question about the student's abil-

ity to continue in graduate work.
But the test given that night did
not cover more than the elemen-
tary aspects of any field and so
does not give any indication of a
student's ability to complete ad-
vanced work.
Thus, it seems that the Univer-
sity Rule No. G47 has as its sole
purpose the wasting of the time
of a large number of serious stu-
dents; students who in many cases
do not feel that they do not have
the time to attend concerts or
movies or to follow the comic
strips-all of which were consid-
ered, for the purpose of the test.
as a part of an education in the
fine arts.
Very likely the psychology de-
partment will get a lot of data and
someone will get his doctor's de-
gree for analyzing the survey,
which was financed by forcing 500
graduate students to pay two dol-
lars each for the privilege of hav-
ing their minds included in the
survey.
Arthur C. Downing, Jr.
Union Food
To the Editor:
EATING FACILITIES at the
Michigan Union are a dis-
grace to the University. Male stu-
dents are not receiving good food
at the Union cafeteria. What is
the explanation?
It is an accepted fact that the
League cafeteria has good food at
reasonable prices. It is apparent
that there exists a material dis-
crepancy between the manage-
ment of the League cafeteria and
the Union cafeteria. Is the Union
responsible for negligence in this
matter?
The policy and management of
the Union cafeteria should be in-
vestigated. The responsibility for
this investigation lies with the
Student Legislature.
-Al Busch.
Lyle Stewart.
* * *
ChristmasGifts
To the Editor:
THE ORDINARY commercial ex-
change of presents with rela-
tives and friends this Christmas
season somehow seems a bit in-
appropriate, as Murray Franklin
pomnted out in a recent issue of
The Daily.
I'd like to second his sugges-
tion that, instead of giving pres-
ents this year, food packages be
sent to Europe in the name of a
friend or relative to whom the
gift might have gone in better
times. This sort of giving seems
to fit better this Christmas.
The most efficient and reliable,
not to say economical, way of
sending food to Europe through
CARE, Inc. (Cooperative for
American Remittances to Europe),
a government-approved agency.
Deliveries are guaranteed to 15
European countries on both sides
of the "Iron Curtain" and you
may indicate the recipient or leave
that to CARE. In any case, the
person in whose name the parcel
is sent will receive a written ac-
knowledgement.from the recipient.
Now the beauty of all this is that
(a) these parcels are expertly de-
signed to meet the food require-
ments of each individual country
(the contents are different for
Great Britain and Poland, for ex-
ample, because of the different
food situations in these countries)
and (b) the parcels are mostly
already in Europe, eliminating
transportation costs. A check or
money order for $10 made out to
CARE and sent to CARE, Inc.,
New York, will do the trick.
I've tried the CARE treatment
and it gives you a nice feeling just
before you fall asleep. Maybe a
little different than other Christ-
mases, but then this is a different
kind of Christmas, isn't it?

Incidentally, I have some more
specific information on CARE for
those who may be interested in
special parcels, such as baby food
and clothing and will usually be
found available at Extension 2237
from the University switchboard
(4121).
-Everett W. Bovar, Jr.,
Teaching fellow, psy-
chology department.
icycle iMet cce
To the Editor:
SPEAKING as a bicycle rider
who has stored his vehicle for
the winter, I believe bicycles
should be banned from the cam-
pus during the time when ice coats
the campus walks. The conges-
tion of sidewalks between build-
ings when classes are dismissed
converts skidding bicycles into po-
tential leg breakers. Parking
stands should be provided at the
corners of campus to accommo-
date cyclists who ride throughout
the winter. The University regu-
lations are especially stringent
against automobile opcl'atiorl on
and off campus and around cam-

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