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VOL. LVIII, No. 98 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1948

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Parties Move
Ahead in'48
Drives Here
Campus G.O.P.
Group Forming
By BEN ZWERLING
The campus edition of the 1948
election campaign gathered mo-
mentum yesterday as the Young
' Democrats chapter made its bid
for University sanction, while the
Wallace Progressives prepared to
join the new-born Progressive
Party of Michigan.
Meanwhile, it was learned last
night, a chapter of the Young Re-
publicans is in the formative stage
on campus and will soon join the.
list of partisan political groups
here.
The Student Affairs Committee
will take up the request for rec-
ognition of the Young Democrats
at its meeting today. And two
weeks hence, the Wallace support-
ers will similarly petition the
Committee.
Campus Milestone
These two bids mark the end of
a long period, of years during
which frankly partisan political
groups have kept clear of the cam-
pus scene.
Discussion, debates and house to
house canvassing will be on the
agenda of the Young Democrats
group, who seek to cushion the ef-
fects of the Third Party. "Liberal
government, through the election
of a Democratic Congress and
President" has been set as the
prospectus of the group.
A steering committee of thirty
members, headed by Tom Walsh
and sponsored by Prof. Robert
Angell, sociology department
chairman, has already set wheels
in motion to present the Demo-
crats' case to the campus.
Wallace Petition Drive
The Wallace Progressives, newly
expanded to 300 members, plan to
lead the Ann Arbor petition drive
to put Henry Wallace on the
Mhigan ba. Fewer than 10-
000 signatures are needed in the
state. But the Wallace support-
ers have set a goal of 250,000
names.
The students branch of the Pro-
gressives is planning to break its.
organization down into an inte-
grated precinct system, Morton
Rosenthal, a spokesman, reported.
"Each member will have a zone to
cover and will seek to deliver the
votes in that zone," he said.
George Antonofsky, Grad., was
elected one of five vice-chairman
of the new Progressive Party of
Michigan at Saturday's statewide
meeting. Other student members
of the party's executive body ae
Max Dean, Jack and Addi Geist,
Jack Lucas and Al Millstein
Niebuhr Says
Mankind Still
Morally Weak
By ROBERT C. WHITE
Man, the scientist and creator,
is today as morally weak and so-
cially powerless as he ever was.
This was the opinion expressed
last night by Dr. Reinhold Nie-
buhr, professor of applied Chris-
tianity at Union Theological Sem-
inary, in the final lecture in the
Lane Hall series on "The Inter-

pretation of History."
"Classic Christianity," Dr. Nie-
buhr said, "never anticipated what
man has discovered. ... thus, his-
tory is creative."
But, Dr. Niebuhr declared, man
has gained the illusion that this
creative history has also marked
a growth in the human capacity to
solve the problems of living.
Drawing a comparison between
the course of history and the span
of one man's life, Dr. Niebuhr
pointed out that "Adolescense
solves the problems of childhood,
but not the problems of adoles-
cense ..... sentility solves the
problems of maturity, but not the
problems of senility."
Dr. Niebuhr viewed present day
perplexity and despair as arising
from this illusion that "man is
above history."
It is imperative, he continued
that we return to the Christian
concept that "time is God, and
history is Christ," and that w

PSYCH MAJORS NOTE:
Psychologists Appraise
Colleagues'_Normality
By LUCRETIA GOTTLIEB
The average psychologist is. if anything, less "normal" than other
people, five University psychologists recently admitted.
The notion that psychologists are better adjusted to life than the
rest of mankind was revealed as pure fallacy in a survey conducted
recently among members of the University's psychology department.
As Prof. Daniel Katz put it, "The choosing of a vocation is a se-
lective process. Those people who find trouble in adjusting to their

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Zionist Group
Will Sponsor
Campus Rally
To Discuss Palestine
Question Tomorrow
In an effort to clarify the is-i
sues involved in the United Na-
tions decision to partition Pales-
tine, the University chapter of
the Inter-collegiate Zionist Fed-
eration of America will sponsor.
an all-campus rally at 3:15 p.m.
tomorrow in the League.
One of a hundred similar ral-
lies being held on campuses
throughout the nation, the dem-
onstration will feature a survey
of events leading up to the cur-
rent situation by Saul Gottlieb,
regional director of the Zionist
Organization of America. Dr.
Franklin K. Littell, SRA director
will discuss the attitude of the
American people toward parti-
tion.
Meanwhile campus opinion on
the United States attituwe on par-
tition and the lifting of the arms
embargo to Palestine, reflected
the complexity of the problem.
Prof. Preston W. Slosson of the
history department compared the
present situation in Palestine to
that during the Spanish Civil War.
"At that time, the U.S. refused
to ship arms to either side, but
Germany and Italy saw to it that
Franco got weapons and he sub-
sequently won."
Reflecting Arab opinion, Ismet
Hamadeh, '48E, of Beirut, Leban-I
on, said, "The U.S. should back
down from its stand on partition
in an honorable way since many'
nations have seen the impossi-
bility of the plan."
Rabbi Herschel Lynon of Hillel
Foundation said that the action
of the United States in supporting
partition implies a moral obliga-
tion to implement it. "The spirit
of partition is destroyed if the
Jews are not givenrthe right to
defend their lives and their dem-
ocratic aspirations."

idy of phychology inthe hope of
finding some solution to their
problems."
Not Any Better
Prof. Katzeadmitted, however,
that years of working in the field
had not made his colleagues any
better "adjustors" than his non-
psychologist friends.
Prof. Edward L. Walker con-
sidered the problem while remov-
ing seven inches of ice from his
windshield, and came up with an
answer similar to Prof. Katz.
"A doctor knows what medicine
to take, but he still gets just as
sick as anyone else. The easy ac-
cess which most psychologists
have to psychiatric treatment
would be the only explanation for
their being better adjusted than
other people," he said.
Professors Burton D. Thuma
and Harold Guetzkow agreed that
there was no evidence of superior-
ity of adjustment among their
colleagues.
Professional Distinction
Prof. Louis Granich, however,
made the distinction between
teachers and scholars as com-
pared to members of other pro-
fessions. "If psychologists are
better adjusted as human beings,"
he said, "it is because they belong
to a group of men who have no
reason to question the value of
their work to society."
Prof. Granich emphasized, how-
ever, that psychologists were no
different in this respect from all
other faculty members. He at-
tributed their "high level of ad-
justment"-to the feeling of satis-
faction which they obtained from
their professional work, and to

Tighten Grip
On First Place;
Hawkeyes Idle
Harrison Swishes 13
To Lead 'M' Scorers

the security of social status
they enjoyed.

which

World News '
At a Glance
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23- A
group of Southern governors to-
night called on "Democrats every-
where" to join the revolt against
President Truman's civil rights
program.
Declaring that the South is no
longer "in the bag" for the Dem-
ocratic party, they said "strong
and effective action is needed to
j"save" the party and to "preserve
American Democracy."
* * *
PRAGUE, Feb. 23-Czecho-
slovakia apparently was headed
tonight for a Communist-con-
trolled government. This was
implied in a split in the ranks
of the Social Democratic party,
which had held the balance of
power in the nation's political
crisis.
Communists already were in
control of the state government
of semi-autonomous Slovakia.
DETROIT, Feb. 23-Ohio Sen-
ator Robert A. Taft brought his
campaign for the Republican
Presidential nomination into
Michigan today by paying un-
stinting tribute to this state's own
darkhorse candidate-Arthur H.
Vandenberg.
In a speech to the Economic
Club of Detroit, he credited his
Michigan colleague, who has said
he will not seek the nomination,
with "most of the recent improve-
ments" in the Democratic admin-
istration's foreign policy.
Request Students

Democrats'
Split Called
Temporary
By RUSS CLANAHAN
People speculating on the possi-
ble break-up of the Democratic
Party because of the current re-
volt of the South "should remem-
ber the recent experience of both
Democrats and Republicans in
healing party splits," Prof. John
W. Lederle, of the political science
department, said yesterday.
Emphasizing the past stability
of the two great parties, Prof. Led-
erle pointed to such examples as
the purely temporary party revolt
of four "Solid South" states
against the Democratic presiden-
tial nominee, Al Smith, in 1928,
and the more recent anti-New
Deal balking of the Texas delega-
tion at the 1944 Democratic na-
tional convention.
Political Expediency
However, he asserted that "it
would have been politically more
expedient for President Truman
to have held off with his civil
rights proposals until the ap-
proach of the 1948 national con-
vention, for it would have given
the Southern political leaders less
time to organize an opposition."
Prof. Lederle pointed out that
the Democratic Party must have
not only the Solid South's 115
electoral votes, but must secure an
even greater number of votes from
the Negro and labor elements in
the northern cities.
Less Likelihood
"The Administration probably
considers the possibility of losing
the Southern vote less than that o
losing the Northern, and particu
larly Negro vote," Prof. Lederle
said.

By IRWIN ZUCKER
(Special to The Daily)
LAFAYETTE, Ind., Feb. 23--On
the Purdue campus this morning
they ' launched a farmer's "Pest
control conference" to help rid In-
diana of all types of pests, insects,
and rodents.
Purdue, howover, could not stop
the most noticable nuisance of the
day-Michigan's high flying bas-
ketball team.
The Wolverines, a constant
source of irritation to the Boiler-
makers, began their drive early
here tonight to earn a 46-35 de-
cision before a capacity crowd of
9,100.
Eighth Win
In racking up their eighth con-
ference success in ten outings this
year, the Maize and Blue solidified
their first place hold in league
standings, pulling a full game
ahead of idle Iowa. The second
place Hawkeyes now own a 7-3
record.
Michigan's balanced attack and
continued staunch defense frus-
trated many of Purdue's efforts to
stay in the game.
With five minutes remaining in
the game, the home quintet man-
aged to narrow the score down to
40-35. favor Michigan. Here Mich-
igan's tantalizing defense thwart-
ed almost every Boilermaker scor-
ing effort, as Purdue failed to col-
lect a single marker the rest of
the way.
Offense Stalled
Meanwhile, the Wolverine of-
fense was slowed up a bit, too, in
the final five minutes as the two
clubs continually raced up and
down the court. Capt. Bob Har-
rison, the Wolverine big gun with
13 points, tossed in a charity shot
to stretch the score to 41-35, and
Hal Morrill, reserve forward,
hooked a two-pointer after a three
minute scoring famine.
Morrill followed through with
another quick basket, and then
Pete Elliott dumped in a gift shot
to close the day's point-produc-
ing at 46-35.
Purdue Stays In
Purdue kept in the ball game,
until the fatal five minutes thanks
to the brilliant all-around pay of
Andy Butchko, Sophomore for-
ward from Sharon, Pa.,
The versatile Butchko dumped
See CAGERS, Page 3
Independents
Hold Meeting
The Association of Independent
Men, recently reaffiliated with
the National Independent Stu-
dents' Association, held its sec-
ond meeting of the semester last
night, Norris Domangue, of Lloyd
House, presiding.
A report was given on the pro-
curance of athletic equipment at
wholesale rates for independent
men.
Domangue stressed the fact that
AIM is operating its athletic
t equipment program on a non-
profit basis and that alLindepen-
dent men, whether residents of a
1 dormitory or not, are eligible for
a benefits of the plan. He urged all
1 interested parties to contact him.
All A's in Pharmacy
y Two potential honor graduates
g were reported in the College of
f Pharmacy last semester, where
- all-A records were achieved by
e Frances May Lake and Robert G
Oxenger.

NSA To Seek
Cut in Student
Travel Rates
Reduction in rail and bus trans-
portation rates for students may
become an actuality if plans for-
mulated here at the Michigan re-
gional National Student Associa-
tion meeting Sunday are success-
ful.
NSA approved arrangements
whereby attempts will be made
to obtain privilege cards for stu-
dents which will entitle them to
percentage reductions in chain or
department stores as well as on
transportation rates.
Student Geovrnment Clinic
Delegates to the meeting, rep-
resenting 17 Michigan schools and
colleges also made plans for a
student government clinic to be
held March 13 and 14 at Michigan
State College. Dr. Eugene S. El-
liott, state superintendent of pub-
lic instruction, was chosen as the
principal speaker.
Deans of all schools sending
delegates, and presidents of stu-
dent governments have been in-
vited to the clinic by NSA.
The 55 delegates attending the
session were advised that approv-
al for an International Student
Convention has been received
from the U.S. State Department,
Michigan senators and from the
Institute of International Educa-
tion.
Cultural Festival
The convention, designed as a
cultural festival, will provide a
program of international music,
dances, art work and athletics. It
will be held in the summer of 1949
here and in Detroit, under NSA
sponsorship.
The Student Legislature NSA
committee has set up a faculty
grading and student advisory plan
questionnaire, to be sent to all
NSA member schools and colleges,
Tom Walsh, chairman, has an-
nounced. The questionnaire is de-
signed to correlate information
on the various plans in operation
throughout the state, Walsh said.
Michigan schools who have re-
cently ratified NSA are Michigan
College of Mining and Technol-
ogy, Highland Park Junior Col-
lege, University of Detroit and
T Aquinas College, Harvey Weis-
berg, regional NSA president, has
announced.

'ENSIAN BEAUTY WINNER-Four and a half year-old Pamela Cline, winner of the grand prize in
the 'Ensian's beauty contest for veterans' children, poses with one of the contest judges, President
Alexander G. Ruthven. Pam is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cline of Pittsfield Village.
________________________________* * * *

'OUEEN' PAMELA:
'Ensian Beauty Winner Likes
Dolls Better Than Royalty

. By MARY STEIN
Pamela Cline, the Ensian's
glamorous beauty "queen," would
rather wield a scissors than a
sceptre any day.
Four and a half-year-old Pam is
entitled to royal rights as the win-
ner of the yearbook's veterans'
baby contest, but right now she'd
prefer to play with paper dolls. A
blue-eyed curly - headed blond,
"queen" Pam is the daughter of
Reds Denied
CatholicRites
MILAN, Italy, Feb. 23-()-
The Archbishop of Milan has or-
dered diocese priests to deprive
Communists of absolution.
In a pastoral letter published
yesterday, Alfred Ildefonso Card-
inal Schuster warned that a vote
for Communism is "gravely illicit
for all the faithful."
He called upon priests to com-
bat Communism in the heavily
leftist parishes of Milan, Italy's'
industrial capital with all possible
means.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cline of.
Pittsfield Village.
Casual Reaction
Pinup-girl Pam doesn't quite
know what to make of her sudden
fame. In fact, she didn't even
know her picture had been en-
tered in the unorthodox, non-
bathing suit beauty contest.
Then a telegram telling the big
news arrived. Pam's reaction to
her mother's excitement was an
offhand, "What's a beauty queen?"
Getting into the campus lime-
light hasn't changed a bit her
plans to start kindergarten next
fall.
Broadway Future?
But here's a tip to the Billy
Rose of about 1963-she's been
taking ballet lessons for the last
year.
Buck Dawson, 'Ensian manag-
ing editor, was deeply impressed
by the "queen's" charm. He even
declared to Mrs. Cline his inten-
tion to wait for Pam until she
grew up.
But Mrs. Cline told him that
there were already admirers of
Pam's own age in the running.
"So I guess I'll have to go my
frustrated way," Dawson re-
marked dejectedly.

Vallace
,46-35
tenator Hails
[hird Party's
Peace Stand'
Senate Resignation
Denied by Associates
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23-Sen-
for Glen H. Taylor, (Dem.,-Ida-
o), came out formally tonight
s a vice-presidential candidate
k Henry Wallace's third party
icket.
He said he did it to back Wal-
ice's "gallant fight for peace"
nd because the Democratic party
as surrendered to "Wall Street
nd the military." It was a de-
ision he had been pondering
ince early January.
[t Left Me'
"I am not leaving the Demo-
ratio Party, it left me," Taylor
aid in his announcement broad-
ast over CBS.
Associates denied a report that
^e would quit the Senate, where
e has sat on the Democratic side
or half a term. Taylor himself
Las said previously, however, that
e realized he would be reading
imself out of the party if he
oined Wallace.
The Senator accused the Demo-
rats of having "betrayed the
rinciples in which I believe." He
aid it would be "wonderful" to
e free to campaign with Wallace
gainst "this bi-partisan coalition
nd allits works; Taft-Hartley-
Jniversal Military Training-this
[rive toward war-high prices and
acial discrimination and sup-
>ression of civil liberties."
Eeard Tribute
Wallace appeared at the ic-
ophone with him and heard this
tribute from his new political
>artner:
I am convinced that Henry
Wallace is the only leader cap-
ble of ending the cold war and
eestablishing even the beginnings
f international good will. He .is
he only leader of sufficient sta-
ure to aspire to the presidency
who has not sought the cheap
7plause of the reactionary press
by blaming all our troubles on
Russia."
fTruman Asks
Strengthened
Rent Controls
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23-M)-
President Truman prodded Con-
gress today to strengthen and pro-
long rent controls and pass a huge
program designed to encourage
the building of 10,000,000 homes
in 10 years.
The President slapped at the
"staggering, uncetrain" course
of housing legislation in the
past. In a special message sent
from the White House during
the absence of the vacationing
President, he urged prompt
passage of a package of laws

which would :
First, guarantee rent ceilings
"at least through April 30, 1949,"
grant a $2,000,000,000 increase in
FHA's liberal wartime mortgage
insurance, bolster housing credit,
and channel more federal help to
buildings of rental dwellings.
Second, launch the country on
a ten - year, 10,000,000 - homes,
long-range program. A five-year
public housing plan and city slum
clearance bulked large in his pro-
posals, although the latter would
be delayed.
The message found the two
houses meeting in brief Wash-
ington's Birthday exercises.
There was no sign of immediate
action there on Mr. Truman's
proposals.
However, Senator Taft (Rep.,-
Ohio) told a reporter before he
left Washington for talks in De-
troit, that he is determined to
push some- housing bill through
this session of Congress.
Operation Haircut

COOLEY LECTURE:
Human Acts in Law Stressed

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Too much discussion of the
law was confined in the past to
the mere structure of legal rules,
worked out in terms which elim-
inated all elements of human ac-
tivity and guidance, Prof. Burke
Shartel, of the Law School, de-
clared yesterday in the first of
the Thomas Cooley lecture series.
"But law operates among hu-
man beings and is kept going
through human acts and efforts,"
Cooley Lecturer in '49
Zacharia Chaffee, professor of
law at Harvard University, will be
the lecturer in the Thomas Cooley
series next year, Dean Blythe E.
Stason, of the Law School, an-
nounced yesterday.

he explained. "To my mind, hu-
man acts and their guidance are
the most important features of
our legal system. I conceive of law
as a complex aggregate of stand-
ards for human acts."
Four Standards
Individual standards are divis-
ible into four classes, according
to Prof. Shartel. Obligatory acts
include those which are required
to be performed by the individual
such as paying taxes and serving
in the armed services. The sec-
ond class consists of prohibited
acts which are crimes injurious
to the public or injurious to indi-
viduals.
In the third class, are permitted
acts which make the individual
free to do such things as defend
himself against attack and speak
his mind freely.
Official Aid
The fourth class includes ef-
fective acts in which the law of-
fers official aid to the individual
to carry out certain purposes of
his own such as acquisition or
transfer of property.
Prof. Shartel will discuss legal

RECONSTRUCTION PROCEEDS SLOWLY:
German Cities Still Haimted By Shambles of War

(EDITOR'S NOTE This is the last
in a serie's of articles on the cGerman

truction in an effort to clear the

standing where a museum used to

Why things have not returned

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