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TH E MICIGAN DAiL Y

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The Selfish Choice

WHEN THE THIRD PARTY was formed,
a few of us Illinoisans who were unde-
eided about its possible effect, came to a
conclusion.
We felt that the Wallace movement would
offer a real service as an outlet for liberal
thinking, but that the tipoff to its value
would come on its action on local fronts,
such as Illinois.
Well today in my home state, the Wal-
laceites are proving that they have no right-
ful claim to the support of liberal voters.
T HE SITUATION in Illinois is pretty
clear-cut. On one side there are the Re-
publican incumbents up for re-election:
Senator C. Wayland Brooks and Gov.
Dwight Green. Brooks is a McCormick man,
a well-known reactionary and one of that
group of public leaders which has earned
the designation, "native Fascists." Green,
a man who has botched every major state
problem, and holds responsibility for the
Centralia mine disaster, is so dubious a
candidate that he holds the nomination
only because of strong machine pressure.
Remarkably enough, the Democrats put
up two strong liberals in opposition: Paul
Douglas and Adlai Stevenson, both of whom
have long progressive records.
So what happens? The Progressives are
putting up a new set of candidates, in a
move, which if effective, will insure the
reelection of Brooks and Green.
THE SAME THING is happening all over
the country, and the reasoning of the
Wallace men is far from air-tight. It seems
that such men as Douglas and Stevenson
have earned the Progressives' opposition
for two main reasons: 1. They oppose Com-
munism. 2. They support the Marshall Plan
and portions of the Truman Doctrine.
One Wallaceite gave me this line of argu-
ment: if a man supports the Marshall Plan
and the Truman Doctrine, he will be unable
to follow a liberal program. If the Truman
Doctrine leads to war, (and it will), then a
wholesale liberal hunt will follow. And
right now, for the sake of the Marshall
Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.
Night Editor: ALLEGRA PASQUALETTI

Plan, labor is losing its right to strike, etc.
-So the argument goes.
B UT THERE was an interesting news
story in the paper yesterday, contain-
ing Wallace's proposed party platform.
Of the nine points, seven of them, dealing
with civil liberties, labor, monopoly, insur-
ance, education and government planning,
would undoubtedly be advocated by such
men as Douglas. Only two have anything
to do with foreign policy.
One of these two reads: "Elimination of
the expensive, totalitarian, militaristic Wall
Street control of civil government which re-
duces production of civilian goods." Now
anyone who knows Douglas, and the Wal-
laceites certainly do, knows that he is
against militarism, totalitarianism and.Wall
Street control of business. (Douglas, a well-
known economics professor, has specialized
in wages, labor and social security studies).
The second of these points is: "Peace
aid understanding with Russia." Because of
its general phrasing, the point would gain
any liberal's support, but it is certainly true
that Douglas and Wallace have different
methods of reaching their goal.
One big point to note is that Wallace has
proposed primarily a local reform platform.
IF THE Wallace Progressives help to elect
reactionaries, they are not only going
to lose their foreign policy aims, which they
explain are the crucial points, but they
will also lose any chance of achieving the
rest of their program.
With men like Douglas, they could be sure
that a good fight would be made to gain
lower prices, social insurance, monopoly
busting, etc., all emphasized in the new
Wallace platform. And with men of ability
in the government they would even have a
fighting chance to achieve parts of their
aims in the foreign field-But they have
chosen a different course.
IF ANY CREDIT is due to the Progressives,
it would be granted for sticking by a
principle. (In this case refusal to support
the Marshall Plan in any way.) But even
this merit cannot alter the fact that all hope
for liberal reform and able leadership would
be cancelled by Wallace to save this one
point.
The Wallace Progressives seem to forget
that the promise of progress would be de-
stroyed not only for them, but for the rest
of America.
.-Harriett Friedman.

Candidates' Parade

Ps' inted
Pet
AGAIN we are hearing that dreadful warn-
ing that includes so much but means so
little. Referring to the Colombian disorders,
the head of the U.S. Intelligence Agency said
in yesterday's papers that that kind of hor-
ror can happen here. "It can happen here."
"It can happen here." Baloney.
Why can it happen here? Because, said
Admiral Hillenkoetter before a House sub-
committee, the Bogota violence was touched
off by the assassination of Jorge Gaitn, a
man like "Henry Wallace in our couttry"
who "played along with the extreme left
and the communists."'
Well, our admirals and generals never
learn. Congenitally unable to exercise any
insight into political matters whatsoever,
they repeatedly make fools of themselves
by trying. By making that crack against
Wallace, Adm. Hillenkoetter mierely brings
further disgrace upon his profession.
It also looks as if the Admiral overstepped
himself on matters of fact also He said that
he had given the State Department a tip
that the revolt was coming and that U.S.
officials travelling in South America (Sec.
Marshall) might be molested.
But President Truman told the press
Tuesday he knew nothing about it.
The intelligence head also spouted some
more nonsense before he was through yes-
terday. He said that "conditions" in Colom-
bia are "similar to those in the United
States, except that they are advanced a
couple of years." So we are just about ripe
for a Communist coup, are we? But how
could that be? Our Congress and allied
groups are much too alert for that. Remem-
ber earlier this month in the House about
ERP and Franco? A vote against Spain is
not a vote against fascism or tryranny but
a vote for Communism.
By no means be worried, Admiral: we
are on our toes here.
-Fred Schott
Black Shadow
THE SHADOW of the ballot box has fallen
over the land.
The shadow is so dark that it obscures
reason and reality from the minds of a good
many of those who live from election to
election. It happens every time, but a single
illustration is enough.
The Republican party is traditionally
the party of the business man. The policy
toward taxes that they followed this year
was difficult enough to trace without
bringing business considerations into the
discussion.
Chronology of Republican policies and
actions on the issue of taxes:
1. Cut taxes five billion after refusing
Defiocrat Truman's political four billion
slash.
2. Pass ERP, appropriating over five bil-
lion in relief and reconstruction aid to Eu-
rope.
3. Look around for a method of getting
out of this seemingly impossible situation.
That is where the Republicans found
themselves until last Thursday. They were
burning the candle at both ends and cutting
huge slices out of the middle. It couldn't
go on. Even the before-election darkness
couldn't conceal that.
And so, someone came up with the. only
logical political solutiodk-put taxes back
up next year. Simple, isn't it?

The Associated Press carried a small
story to the effect that Republican lead-
ers thought that maybe they would have
to raise taxes next year.
At first, it doesn't quite make sense. After
a few minutes consideration, it makes no
sense at all. But then, the shadow of the
ballot box looms up again and it all makes
sense. Next year is the perfect time to raise
taxes. Next year, they can even start doing
other things on a logical basis . . . because
next year is 1949, which is not divisible
by four.
-Al Blumrosen.
[Current, Movies
At the State.. .
"I Love Trouble," with Franchot Tone
and Janet Blair
Personally I prefer the peaceful life, and
even on his Hollywood salary I rather doubt
the sincerity of our hero's quote of a title
after viewing the shenanagans dreamed up
for this one. Franchot Tone is a smooth pri-
vate detective, of the sharp wit and tailor
made muscles variety, whose current case
involves many beautiful women, a very elus-
ive bubble dancer and large numbers of
people who don't seem to want to see him
-et on with his work The combination of a

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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 Angeli Hall, by 3:00 p.m. on
the day preceding publication (11:00
a.m. Saturdays).
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mussen, Leon Roach, Dorothy
Roberts, Philippe A. Roulier, Sam-
my Rubley, Faith Sadowski, John
S. Schlee, Virginia Schmidt, Bar-
bara Schonfeld, Jean Schutt, Ben
Schwendener. W. C. Shadford,
Marilyn E. Shube. Robert Sislock,.
Phyllis M. Smith. R. Snider, Stan-

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cilia. Stockwell, Janet Sutter, Nel-
son Swarthout. Charles Symonds,.
SATURDAY, APRIL 17. 1948 James P. Thompson. Robert W.
VOL. LVIII, No. 135 Thoresen, Jean Toneray, Francis
Travis. Marria Van der Harst,
Women students attending the ;George Vetter, Virginia Walcott.
Slid1 Rule Ball on April 16 haveBWalke, Betty Wal
1:30 a.m. permission. Calling hours Jean Walker, Albert Warner, Ml-
will not be extended.I va Weinberger, Al Weiner, Eu-
_teetnd genia Wells, William Wilkinson,
Earl Willhoft, Phyllis Worth, Don-
Women Students: A .limited ald Wyant, Irma M. Wyman. Mos
number of women students plan- Yanagita. Annette Zipple.
ning to attend the Summer Ses-
sion may apply to the office of
the Dean of Women for residence Summer Jobs: Miss Jean Fitz-1
in the French -Spanish House. Simmons. Camp Director, Jackson
Since conversation in the resi- Michigan Council of Girl Scouts,
dence and at the separate French will be in the Women's Lounge of
and Spanish tables to be organized the Union, Sat., April 17, at 3
will be conducted in either Span- p.m. to meet girls interested in
ish or French, only those students camp counselor positions, includ-
interested in improving their flu- ing unit leaders and assistant unit
ency in one of these languages leaders.
should apply. Initial ability to'
speak one of the two languages is Scholarships to the University
a prerequisite for residence. of Mexico Summer Session: La
Sociedad Hispanica offers three
The Delta Delta Delta local scholarships to the University of
scholarship fund at the University 'Mexico Summer Session. Those
of Michigan is for the benefit of interested please come to 302 R.
of_ Michigan-i-Iforthe L. for' interview. Hours MWF at

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STUDENTS MAY have been put in a po-
litical vacuum nationally, by the Re-
gent's ban, but there is no reason why this
should extend into the campus field.
April 27, the Student Legislature elections
will be held.
If students are to gain an effective hand
in their own affairs, it is essential that
their representatives on the Legislature be
the most competent possible. It would be
fine if intelligent voting could eliminate
candidates simply seeking prestige or activ-
ity hours. Intelligent voting can, however,
single out the candidate with constructive
ideas.
In recent elections, the main outlet for
individual publicity has been through The
Daily. Limited space has permitted only a
few, almost worthless lines to each candi-
date. The majority of the campus elec-
torate cannot, under such circumstances,
be expected to do much more than% guess
the worth of the candidates they select, even
if they'd want to. Hence voting - even by
the few who do-is reduced to a matter of
name recognition.
It is time the Legislature came up with a
scheme to attract campus attention to the
elections, as well as to give candidates ade-
quate campaigning means. Why not, for

example, a parade of candidates ending in
a rally? Candidates, plus a specified number
of followers, cot.ld stage a colorful and ef-
fective display-carrying posters with con-
crete ideas clearly listed.
This would clearly circumvent the pos-
ters-on-campus ban, which was made nec-
essary through the innate unfairness of the
system and the simple matter of littering
the campus. It would also obviate the nec-
essity of individual speeches by the candi-
dates. This has been done previously with a
notable lack of student interest. Speech-
making would be even more impractical
this time, with 79 students running for of-
fice.
The rally itself could be conducted by
incumbent members of the Legislature, pre-
senting for the benefit of the candidates
and the student body, a resume of accom-
plishments and unfinished business, with
suggestions for the future.
Granted, the state of the nation is of
more importance than campus problems,
but if we can't have Taft versus Stassen,
we can get a political education with Joe
Doakes versus John College.
-Joan Katz and
Naomi Stern.

any junior women who is working
towards a Bachelor's Degree who+
shows evidence of superior citi-
zenship, has a financial need, and
who fulfills the scholarship re-
quirement. Affiliated or unaffil-
iated women may apply.
Any regularly enrolled junior
woman on the Michigan campus
is eligible who has maintained
an overall average of two-tenths
of a point above all-campus wom-
en's average (of the preceding
year.) (The minitmum required
average for eligibility this year is
2.82).
Application blanks may be se-
cured from the Office of the Dean
of Women. They are to be filled
out and returned to that office
accompanied by three letters of
recommendation, als specified.
Applications must be filed by April
26, 1948.
$75.00 will be awarded to the
winning applicant early in May to
be used the following academic
year.
May Festival Ushers: Pick up
your tickets on Tuesday or Wed-
nesday,April 20 or 21, at the Box
Office, Hill Auditorium, between
4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Guiltekin Aga-Oglu, Allan H. Al-
berg, R. M. Amberg, Peter Aqui-
lina, Mary Jean Athay, Daniel
Augusburger, Betty Ann Bacon,
Natalie Bagrow, Joanne Baker,
Barbara Bamman, Betty M. Bar-
na, Neil W. Beach, Nancy Bender,
Richard M. Bender, Clarke Ben-
ham, Robert Bentley, John G.
Bergmann, Elnora M. Beyer, Syl-
via Blechman, Ira M. Boskey, Ger-
ald Bowers, Corinne Brennan, Al-
berta J. Brown, Allen H. Chase,
Sophia Chaushoff, Mary E. Corin,
H. Crandell, Jr., Lydia Ann Creed,
Harold Daum. Anne Dearnley,
William DeGrace, Jose De la Tor-
re, Anita Denniston, R. P. Desai,
Dorothy Dice, Donald W. Dicka-
son, Shelby Dietrich, Edith Dob-
bins, Marilyn Doctor, Nancy J.
Dolan, Naomi Dvorman, Evelyn
Dworsky, William P. Edmunds,
Frank Essenburg, Mrs. Frank Es-
senburg, Harriet Falls, B. O. Feld-
man, Margaret Filman, Phyllis
Fishman, Marilyn Fletcher, Abby
Franklin, Marylee Fretz, Carol
Fries.
Victor P. Garwood, Rira Gen-
fan, Elizabeth Gibbs, Shirley
Goldfarb, Stuart Goldfarb, Mar-
garet Gray, Myron Gray, S. Gui-
maraes, Mary Alice Hahn, David
R. Hamilton, Jackie Harner, Pa-
tricia Hatch. Ellis B. Hayden, Al-
fred C. Heid, Bruce D. Herrigel,
Ned E. Hewitt, Beth Ann Hewitt,
Charles Hills, H. Wiley Hitchcock,
Rhoda Horowitz, J. N. Hosenball,
Clyde V. House, Virginia R. Howe,
C. Jay Hoyt, Ruth Huffman
Ralph H. Johnson, Marilyn Keck,
Martha Kleymeyer, Geoffry
Knight, William Kuzel, Jan Lam-
mert, Harriet Landy, Chas. La-
Perriere, Herbert Leiman, Bar-
bara E. Lewis, Gail Locken, Paul
Lowry, William H. Lowry, Nancy
MacKaye, Gerald McKie, William
H. MacMillan, Helen Marx, Vir-
ginia Mast, Glorai Masterson,
William F. Mennick, Mary Mer-
rill, Pauline Miller, Donald W.
Moore, Claire Morey, Jean Mor-
gan, Mick Muhlback, Elaine Na-
glevoort, Nelda Nepier. Anne M.
Naymik, Daniel Naymik, William
C. O'Hern, Helen Olsher, Janet a
Osgood.
Kathryn Paden, Evelyn A.
Pease, Chester Pearson, Stephanie
Porter, Harold Puff, Robert Ras-

11; MTuThF at 3. All applica-z
:ions should be made before Mayt
t.
Lectures
University Lecture: Dr. Stanley
A. Cain, Botanist, Cranbrook In-1
stitute of ScienceeBloomfield
Hills, Michigan, will lecture on the1
subject "The Tapestry of Amer-
ican Vegetation" at 4:15 p.m.,
Mon., April 19, Natural Science
Auditorium; auspices of the De-1
partment of Botany and the Uni-
versity Herbarium. The public ist
invited.
Academic Notices
Sociology 166 (Personality andl
Culture) will meet in Room 2225.
Angell Hall, Sat., April 17.
Preliminary Examinations for
the Doctorate in the School of
Education will be held on the af-
ternoons of May 26, 27 and 28. Any
graduate student in Education de-
siring to take these examinations
should notify the office of Clif-
ford Woody, Room 4002, Univer-
sity High School. not later than
April 24.
Concerts
Carillon Recital: The first in a
series of spring carillon programs
will be presented by Percival Price,
University Carillonneur, at 2:15
p.m., Sun., April 18. To open the
series Professor Price has chosen
18th century Flemish carillon mu-
sic by M. Van den Gheyn, a group
of choral melodies used by J. S.
Bach and arranged by Mr. Price,
and Samuel Barber's Suite for
Carillon.
Other programs in the series
will be played Thursdays at 7:15
p.m., and Sundays at 2:15 through
June 10.
Student Recital: Catherine Jean
Morgan, violinist, will be heard in
a program of compositions by
Handel, Bach, Brahms, Bartok,
Bacon, and Copland, at 8:30 p.m.,
Mon., April 19, Rackham Assem-
bly Hall. Miss Morgan is a pupil
of Gilbert Ross. Presented in
partial fulfillment of the require-
ments for the degree of Master of
Music, the recital will be open to
the public.
Events Today
Radio Program:
10-10:15 p.m., WHRV, Michigan
Profiles.
Raconteur Contest (Story Tell-
ing): All engineering students are
urged to enter. 2 p.m. Michigan
Union. See Sigma Rho Tau on the
bulletin board.
Gilbert and Sullivan Society:
Full rehearsal, 2 p.m., Michigan
League.
Congregational-Disciples Guild:.
Fireside, 7:30 p.m., Guild House.
Reports of 2 seminars on World
Order, one held in Washington
D.C., the other at Lake Success,
N.Y.
Coming Events
American Society of Mechanical
Engineers: Field trip to Ford Mo-
tor Co. Glass Plant in Dearborn,
Michigan, 12:30 to 5 p.m., Tues-
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The Daily accords its readers thet
privilege of submitting letters for
publication in this column. Subjectr
to space limitations, the general pol-
icy is to publish in the order in whichf
they are received all letters bearing
the writer's signature and address.
Letters exceeding 300 words, repeti-
tious letters and letters of a defat.a-
tory character or such letters which
for any other reason are not in goodg
taste will not be pulishd. The
editors reserve the privilege of con-
densing letters.t
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Luixury (411M,
To the Editor:I
IT SEEMS as if tennis has be-t
come a luxury,.
It came as quite an unpleasant
surprise to me to learn that thel
privilege of using the tennis courtsI
at Palmer Field now costs twenty-
five cents. Students, faculty, and1
children. If you're not in one of
these privileged groups, you pay
thirty-five cents.
The reason given for the change
in policy (tennis used to be one of'
those things that didn't cost a
cent) i that the courts were im-
proved. And so they were. They
are now all made of asphal,
which is a fine thing, but it is
incredible that it will take twenty-
five cents from every person using
the courts to pay for the expense.-
The Palmer Field courts do a
flourishing business. On every sun-
ny day, they are jammed with
tennis enthusiasts. Certainly the
improvements on the courts could'
be paid for if everyone was charg-1
ed ten cents an hour instead of a1
quarter.
One attraction of tennis used to
be that it was a relatively inex-
pensive sport. But anyone who is
really interested in the game will
find himself thwarted now. A
quarter an hour adds up for those
people who like to play a few,
hours at a time, and more than
once a week. It would certainly
seem more plausible to lower the
damages, and thereby let more
people enjoy the benefits of the
courts, instead of allowing them
to be used and supported by the
fortunate few who can afford it.
-Gloria Bendet
Fanatie Friend
To the Editor:
DON'T PLAY tennis, but my
roommate does, and if some-
thing isn't done about the recently
initiated practice of charging
twenty-five cents for using the
courts on Palmer Field, my room-
mate threatens to do something
drastic. I think he is a fanatic.
He claims that the University
offered these courts as "free fa-
cilities" in their pamphlets, and
he came all the way from Hemp-
stead, L.I., to use them and now
finds he has been duped. Is that
a nice thing to do?
My roommate hasn't been this
mad since the University ran the
tuition fees up to $175 for out of
state students, at which time he
threatened to do something dras-
tic.
If the University withdraws its
policy of charging for the tennis
courts, I think everything will be
alright and my roomie won't be
mad anymore, and neither will a
whole lot of other people.
Thank you,
Bobby Riggs
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Charges Distortion
To the Editor:
TfHE EDITORIALS of April 1st
seem to have scored a new
high in the distortions, evasions,
and coloring of facts, which have
typified so many recent contribu-
tions-particularly where a "party

line" issue is at stake! With a
fervor that fellow-travelers would
commend, but also with a one-
sided treatment that shocks
fair-minded Veadeis, Editorialists
Blumrosen, Friedman, and Dailes
all rushed to attack the Congress
3f the United States for approval
of Spain's inclusion in the Mar-
shall Plan. That the Daily should
devote columns of space to this
triple-barreled assault upon our
legislative body and not a single
word to the defense of their ac-
tion, is convincing refutation of
this paper's claim to presenting
both sides of public issues.
It would be an obvious absurdity
to attempt a reply to those thou-
sands of words in the brief space
allotted a letter-writer. But if
those editorialists had cared to do
so, they might have ascertained
the real truth as to Franco's posi-
tion in the recent war by reading
the documented statements of Hit-
ler, Goebels, Churchill, and Roose-
velt. The German leaders tried

with every means at their com
mand to enlist the military sup-
pOrt of Spain against the Western
Allies in World War II. Failing'
in that, they made verbal attacks
on General Franco accusing hin
of betryaing their cause. The Brit-
ish and American leaders publicly
stated their commendations of-
Spain's conduct throughout that
conflict as being entirely friendly
to our cause. Had Spain so de-
sired, a single stroke by her forces
would have been disastrous to ou
military operations in the Medi-
terranean and in Europe during
the earlier stages. and might havd
lost the war for us.
The Daily's case for the pre-
Franco Communist regime would
hardly stand up if the same space
were allotted to the opposing view-
point.
-Vincent J. Murray
Supports Re gentis
To the Editor:
R EGARDING the editorial by the
Senior Editors i, Wedneday's
Daily, I would like to take the role
of the Regents and explain to the'
Senior Editors "how students are
supposed to become well-informed
about candidates and platfor'ms in
a political vacuum."
First, do the editors actually be-
lieve that the students are in a
"political vacuum?" Perhaps the
editors should read the headline
which read "Stassen Leads in Ne-
braska Primary" which appeared'
directly above their editorial. Two
other articles app(ared on the,
front page which also dealt with
politics, national and internation-
al. For more of the "political vac-
uum" with which the students are
enshrouded, I refer the editors to
the local newsstands where nu-
merous newspapers and periodi-
cals appear carrying articles con-.
cerning the candidates and plat-
forms of the parties, and to the
numerous radio programs discuss-
ing politics.
The above named sources of po--
litical information will supply the
students with ample material to
enable them "to become well in-
formed about candidates and plat-
forms." Next fall as election time
approaches the students will find
themselves in a "political pres-
sure" of printed matter and radio
speeches. At that time, the stu-
dents may become super-informed
about candidates and platforms if
they desire to.
Political like religious beliefs are-
to be sought out by the individual.
The university is not obligated to
instruct us in either. We are seek-'
ing instruction in our respective
fields, but our education will come,
with experience and life.
-James B. Miller
Fifty-Eighth Year
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I'D RATHER BE RIGHT:
The Roosevelt Symbol

By SAMUEL GRAFTON
NOW, in this springtime of dismay, we
Americans cast about for some national
symbol to present to the people of the world,
to tell them clearly what we are all about, to
guide them in doubtful elections, to stir in
them feelings friendly to ourselves. This
happens also to be the week of the anniver-
sary of Roosevelt's death.
In Roosevelt of course we had (maybe
still have) just such a symbol as we are
looking for. Returning traveleis used to tell
us that his appearance in a newsreel in any
remote town in the Balkans before or in the
early stages of war would invariably be
enough to set a peasant audience screaming
its affection and approval.
And today we see Americans striking
their own foreheads, rubbing their chins,
wondering feverishly what symbol, what
national hero, what figure we Americans
can present to the world to warm up its
faith and to stimulate its belief. Whom
shall we pick? Maybe there is someone
well-known, well-loved ... wait a minute
... no ... It is hard to pick a symbol on
which a world can agree.
And the name of Roosevelt, who was ex-
aetly such a symbol, is disregarded. passed

a difference of opinion about this man in
the United States; they make what might
be called little ceremonial bows to the op-
position, and their love is, to this degree,
made shy.
If this be true in Britain, how much
greater must be the confusion and our
own loss in other parts of the world,
where we could have made such wonder-
ful use of the values Roosevelt's name
had, and has, for the poor, the landless,
the unemployed, the hungry, the colored
and the colonial peoples. Of all waste per-
haps the worst is waste of a symbol. For
fortune is not generous in this regard; if
she gives one world figure to a nation, she
is usually in no great hurry to give an.-
other.
I am too old an operator, of course, to be-
lieve that anyone will be converted by this
approach. I cannot exactly hear a hard-
bitten anti-New Dealer saying: "By cracky,
that's a point! Let's go back to some of the
Roosevelt ideas, and win a world over!"
Things do not happen in that way.
Perhaps, as an acute thinker said to
me recently, a new climate must develop
hbfore there cnn he ron1 nnoa and under..-

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