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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

For Michigan Only?

OUT OF STATE students have been
clipped again. But it isn't a novel idea
any more. Way back in the fall of 1945
the first big blow was landed. Tuition had
maintained a 110-65 dollar out-state in-
state ratio, when suddenly the University
announced that out-staters were now to pay
150 dollars, other students 70.
At the time, most of the arguments and
grumblings, which we are going to bring
up again, were heard, but we thought that
state and University officials had gone
about as far as they could in disproportion-
ate raises.
Well here's a new one, and even worse
than the last. Out-state students are be-
ginning to feel just a bit as if they are
not wanted. Originally, the University al-
lowed 40 outstate students for every 60
Michigan residents. Last semester this ratio
had dropped to 2-1. On top of this, out-
state students are handed the boost in fees. *
The majority of students are no longer
Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.
NIGHT EDITOR: NAOMI STERN

supported by a GI Bill, and the new raise
will impose a real hardship on students
alreadly here, as well as preventing many
from applying to the college. Perhaps
the University will decide to throw a few
scholarships to out-staters as a sop, but
this will be poor consolation.
THE UNIVERSITY could duck part of the
blame, by pointing out that far too
little is appropriated for education in this
state. But even working under this handi-
cap, University officials could have acted
fairly and rationally.
We must believe that University offi-
cials want the University to lose its great
reputation as an outstanding national
and international school. It holds this
position only because its graduates are
represented in all parts of the world.
President Ruthven has pointed out quickly
that out-state students get lots for their
money, like use of the Union, free sport-
ing events and health service, but in-state,
students share these facilities, and we've all
been getting them for quite a while.
We haven't yet received a good explana-
tion-but that is probably because there
just isn't any.
--Harriett Friedman.

Universal Military Training

Against. ..
IE BATTLE for Universal Military
Training, sponsored by the American
Legion and the Veterans of Foreign War,
and vigorously backed by the Hearst news-
papers is conceivably the straw to break
the camel's back. The argument as put forth
by proponents of the measure, especially the
military, is that if war is inevitable we
might as well sit back and enjoy it.
Not a single argument put forth by sup-
porters of the measure can be concretely
argued. Even leaders in the military forces,
including not only, the retired but many
active in the Air Corps and Navy, have
registered ,opposition to the bill. Their argu-
ments are not those of the liberals but are
equally sound and help knock the support
of the program for a cocked loop . . .
The facts are that this will be the most
expensive program ever designed to give
America's youth "not conscription," (the
VFW carefully points out) but some sort
of Republican CCC training, and give their
parents a false security that the United
States can be defended by such an obsolete
group.
What Air Corps leaders insist we need,
what Naval officials have unconfirmedly
backed up as essential, is a small wieldy
ground force unit, capable of fast action
in a mop up campaign to follow the dam-
aging warfare of atomic, bacteriological,
and who knows what else, type of attack.
The scientists have repeatedly made these
same statements that a large army is im-
practical and unuseable. It is some quirk
of our mentality that makes us insist on
minimizing the over-powering strength of
an Atomic bomb; some quirk which makes
us want to hide our heads back in the
sand of isolation and hope that Russia
gives us the first inning to strike our blows.
If half the time spent in preparing for
war were spent in preparing for peace, if
half or even one quarter of the supporters
of the new militaristic America were ready
to spend that amount of money for peace, it
would be a better world. But we have a
better way. We will quibble over the price of
aid to Europe, avoid if possible, sending aid
to China, and pour our millions instead into
building the biggest toughest army of 130
million people whoever got ready to start
a war of their own.
-Don McNeil.

For...
THE YEAR 1950 will find the leading
powers of the world holding the seeds
that may well spell the destruction of all
countries and possibly the world.
The seeds are the atomic bombs of which
other countries including Russia, will have
ample supply. The problem of maintaining
peace under these conditions will be an
enormous one.
Our country has the opportunity to plan
for peace now, both through the Marshall
Plan and the installation of Universal Mil-
itary Training until an effective world police
force can be created by the UN.
The other night Wynn Price, speaking be-
fore members of the Young Progressive Cit-
izens of Michigan, said that UMT is no
defense against the atomic bomb. Price was
right, in fact it would be difficult to make
a more obvious statement. He would have
been just as profound had he said man is
no defense, against an onrushing train.
What he, and others who oppose UMT,
fail to take into consideration is that UMT's
primary purpose is to discourage overambi-
tious powers from attacking this nation,
and, in the event that we are attacked, to
provide a nucleus around which our defen-
sive strength can beformed.
Our army consists of 993,000 men of
which only 500,000 are on active duty in the
USA. Each month 5,000 more men are being
discharged than are being recruited.
What an opportune time for an attack on
this country!
It was the inferiority of our armed serv-
ices that prompted the Japanese attack on
Pearl Harbor. The next time we may not
be able to recuperate.
Should our attempts for world peace fail,
and should Russia or any other country
decide that the time is ripe for our anni-
hilation, the fact that we are a peace-
loving country will not save us from de-
struction.
The best asset which we can have in the
struggle for world peace is the potential
military strength behind us should other
powers get the urge to make a Hiroshima
out of our country.
--Ray Courage.
CINEMA

The
City Editor's
SCRATCH
PAD
IT APPEARS that the Dascola trial for
alleged violation of the Diggs act is
running the usual course of Ann Arbor
discrimination cases.
Last year a bartender was charged with
discrimination and tried in Municipal Court.
There were a number of postponements,
finally the defendants attorney asked for a
jury trial. A jury of the defendants peers
acquitted the bartender of the charge.
Already there have been two postpone-
ments of the Dascola trial. Undoubtedly
when it finally comes before the court, the
attorney will ask for a jury decision. A
jury of Dascola's fellow townsmen will
acquit him.
The past history of these cases should
prove that social customs and standards
cannot be changed by legislation if the
people themselves are not ready for the
change. Unfortunately the campus chapter
of the IRA cannot seem to realize this and
has insisted on making Ann Arbor's barbers
scapegoats for their anti-discrimination
campaign.
Why not start this campaign right here
at hoihe in the University among "enlight-
ened," educated students and faculty mem-
bers. There's plenty of work to be done right
here on the campus.
1. The University discriminates against
Negroes and Jews in its professional schools.
2. Sororities discriminate against Negroes,
Catholics and Jews.
3. Fraternities discriminate against Ne-
groes, Catholics and Jews.
Why not clean up these blots right here
at the University before trying to convince
the rest of society that discrimination is a
bad thing?
--Dick Maloy.
ID RATHER BE RIGHT:
Going Down
By SAMUEL GRAFTON
THE BREAK in grain prices has started
a nationwide jabbering; prophecies,
predictions, prognostications and plans hit
the ear from all sides, and it might be
helpful to look over some of these early
reactions.
1. Beware the lad who is in a big rush
to lower wages in Boston because lard,
maybe, is selling for a little less in some
chain stores in Indiana. So far only grains
and livestock are down; not down very
far, and down at the wholesale level only.
If we are going to correlate wages and
living costs, let's do it on a scientific basis,
after accurate studies. High wages are not
the worst that can happen to a nation.
It won't hurt if there's a "lag" in their
decline. Might give us a cushion for the
descent, in the shape of buying power.
2. Watch out for the lambie-pie who
wants to drop rent control on the ground
that "the inflation is over." It is ending,
but not all prices move together. Some
can go up while others go down, and
rents are, historically, one of these. There
is a special, emergency shortage of living
space. There would have been even if
there had been no inflation. The upward
pressure on rents reflects this emergency,
and is only partly linked with our infla-
tion.
3. Look out for the Congressional -cham-
eleon who only yesterday was hollering
against inflation as an evil, but who to-
morrow will want the government to en-

gage in an artificial buying program to keep
still-swollen agricultural prices up. Maybe
government "slowing up" efforts may be
needed, but there are better ways. A great
housing program would be one. We would
at least get houses for our money, while
expanding the market for food by providing
work and wages, and by cutting rent costs.
4. Keep an eye peeled for the laddie who
rather relishes the prospect of a period of
unemployment. He will talk learnedly of a
"natural readjustment" of the "cost struc-
ture." What he will mean is that a decline
in the living standard makes it possible to
produce goods for less. Such an approach
to joblessness is an offense against Twen-
tieth Century morality.
5. In general, I would measure how re-
liable a man's guidance is on the way down,
by how reliable it was on the way up.
If he is one of those who told us that
prices would not rise too high after we
wiped out controls, I would discount what
he has to say now by about 50 per cent, or
roughly, the degree to which he was wrong
the last time. We can learn a lot from the
experience of the last three years if, be-
cause of it, we begin to substitute a human-
ist approach and scientific accuracy for
the ugly spit-in-the-corner kind of "com-
mon sense" which has produced our diffi-
culties.
(Copyright, 1947, New York Post Syndicate)

BILL MAULDIN

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MATTER OF FACT:
Palestine Dilemma

By JOSEPH and
STEWART ALSOP
T HE FIRST MAJOR TASK of
the new National Security
Council has turned out to be the
preparation of an American Pal-
estine policy. Representatives of
the Service and State Depart-
ments are now wading through
the vast mass of preliminary
studies on this crucial question,
with a view to recommending ac-
tion to the President.
It is time, and long past time,
that some kind of workable Pal-
estine policy should be prepared;
for it is a simple statement of
fact to say that catastrophe now
threatens. On or about May 15,
the last British troops are sched-
uled to withdraw from Palestine.
There will then be no force to
hold in check the Arab-Jewish
fighting, which has already begun.
with the barriers down, the ex-
perts are unanimous in expecting
that a ghastly general blood bath
will ensue. The measure of the
blood bath is the common predic-
tion of at least 1,000 casualties a
day.
Every American official in-
volved in the problem admits
that if this situation is per-
mitted to arise, there will be
no way out, short of catas-

trophe. For if the blood bath
in Palestine once gets started,
negotiations will be impossible.
There will then be only two al-
ternatives.
Alternative one will be inaction.
Under this alternative no one will
intervene to halt the conflict be-
tween Arabs and Jews. This is
unthinkable. Unfortunately, al-
ternative two is also unthinkable.
For if someone is to intervene to
halt the Jewish-Arab conflict, af-
ter it has reached the blood bath
stage, that someone must be the
United States.
If we send troops to Palestine,
either on our own or on behalf
of the United Nations, the
whole Middle East will go up in
flames. The loss of the oil re-
sources will destroy the eco-
nomic underpinnings of the
non-Soviet world. And we shall
be on the eve of the third World
War. For the Soviet Union could
never resist the temptation of
such a, disaster.
If a blood bath in Palestine
will confront us with only two al-
ternatives, both of which will be
utterly unthinkable, the only sen-
sible course is obviouslyto try
to prevent the blood bath from
occurring. No more difficult task
has ever been imposed upon
American policy makers.
(Copyright, 1948, New York Herald
Tribune, Inc.)

cies in these apartments, but ap-
plications will be considered for
future vacancies.
For particulars on eligibility see
DOB, Feb. 11, or consult Office of
Student Affairs.
Registration For Summer Jobs:
People interested in jobs for this
coming summer (camp, resort,
business and industry) meet in
Natural Science Auditorium today
at 4:10 p.m.
Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information
Debate: Students interested in
Varsity Debating should fill out
application blanks in Rm. 4202,
Angell Hall, Thursday or Friday,
2-5 p.m. This notice applies to old
members.
Bureau of Appointments and Oc-
cupational Information, 201
Mason Hall
The Square D Company will
have a representative here Febru-
ary 16, to interview electrical, me-
chanical and industrial engineers
for a student training program,
directed toward headquarters ap-
plication and field engineering
work associated with lighting and
power distribution equipment, as
well as electric motor control.
Training will begin in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin. There are also open-
ings in their Detroit office for en-
gineering and manufacturing op-
erations.
The Merrill-Palmer School, De-
troit, announces graduate assist-
antships and fellowships for the
academic year 1948-49, in the fol-
lowing fields: psychology, family
life, nursery school, library, nurs-
ing, etc.
The Superintendent of Schools
of Ontario, California, will be at
this office on Thursday, Feb. 19,
to interview primary and interme-
diate grade teachers, and men
capable of teaching Grades 5 and
6, and taking physical education
activities of upper grade boys.
Lectures
Prof. David Daiches,Cornell
University, will lecture on "The
Criticism of Fiction" in the Rack-
ham Lecture Hall, 4:15 p.m. to-
day. Open to the public.
Prof. Daiches will address Grad-
uate students on the subject of
Literary Historiography at a
meeting of the Englsh Journal
Club, 8 p.m., East Conference
Room, Rackham Bldg.
University Lecture: Dr. Harold
Wanless, Professor of Geology,
University of Illinois, will lecture
on the subject, "The Stratigraphic
Column of the Camp Davis Re-
gion," at 4 p.m., Fri., Feb. 13, Nat-
ural Science Auditorium; auspices
of the Department of Geology.
The public is invited.
Academic Notices
Doctoral Examination for Mah-
lon Clifton Rhaney, Zoology; the-
sis: "Some Aspects of the Car-
bohydrate Metabolism of the
Kingsnake (Lampropeltis Getulus
Floridana)," Rm. 3091, Natural
Science Bldg., 9 a.m. today. Chair-
man, A. E. Woodward.
Anthropology 152, The Mind of
Primitive Man, meet in Rm. 1025,
Angell Hall.
Engineering Mechanics: EM2a
laboratory classes will not meet
this week.
Golliwog Class meet today, 7:30
p.m., Rm. 318, W. Engineering
Bldg. Organization meeting.
History 150, British Empire and

Commonwealth Since 1900, will
meet in Rm. 1035, Angell Hall.
Political Science 52 Lecture
meet in Rm. 25 Angell Hall, MWF,
10 a.m.
Scandinavian i2: Meet today
2-4 p.m., Rm. 116, Temporary
Classroom Bldg.
Preliminary examinations in
French and German for the doc-
torate will be held Feb. 13, 4-6
p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre.
Dictionaries may be used.
Office hours for this week -
Thurs., Fri.-2-30-4 p.m., 3028
Rackham Bldg.
Concerts
The University Musical Society
will present the Minneapolis Sym-
phony Orchestra, Dimitri Mitro-
poulos, Conductor, Feb. 15, 7 p.m.,
in the Extra Concert Series in
Hill Auditorium.
Maestro Mitropoulos has built
the following program for the oc-
casion:
Overture, "Leonore," No. 3,
Beethoven; Symphony No. 41, C
major, Mozart; Symphony in B-
flat major,: Op. 20, Chausson;
Three Pieces from "Damnation of
Faust," Berlioz.
A limited number of tickets are

Chamber Music Program: Gil-
bert Ross, Violinist, Oliver Edel,
Cellist, Emil Raab, Violist, and
Helen Titus, Pianist, 8:30 p.m.,
Feb. 17, Lydia Mendelssohn Thea
tre. Open to the general public.
Student Recital: Nina Goehring,
a student of violin under Gilbert
Ross, will be heard in a program
presented in partial fulfillment of
the requirements for the degree of
Master of Music at 8:30 p.m.
Thurs., Feb. 12, Rackham Assem-
bly Hall. The public is invited.
Events Today
Radio Program:
5:45-6 p.m., WPAG, Campus
News.
U. of M. Chapter, Americans for
Democratic Action.
Prof. Preston Slosson will speak
on "Will the Marshall Plan Lead
to Peace?" 8 p.m., Michigan
Union. Everyone welcome.
Galens Medical Society: Meet-
ing, 7:30 p.m., A.K.K. House,
M
Gargoyle Sales Meeting: Any-
one wishing to sell Gargoyles meet
with the Circulation Staff, 4 p.m.,
Gargoyle Office, Student Publica-
tions Bldg.
American Ordnance Associa-
tion: Meeting 8 p.m., Rm. 318,
Michigan Union. Charles M.
Thatcher, Captain, Ordnance Re-
serve, will speak. ROTC, NROTC,
engineering school students and
faculty members are invited.
Association of Independent
Men: Meet at 7:30 p.m., Rm. 316,
Michigan Union. All independents
are invited.
Art Cinema League presents
Harry Baur in REDHEAD. French
dialogue, English titles. Also "Bi-
ography of the Motion Picture
Camera." Fri., and Sat., Feb. 13,
14, 8:30 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre. Reservations, .Phone
6300.
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society
will hear tryouts for leads in the
Spring production of "H.M.S.
Pinafore" at 7 p.m., Michigan
League.

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Modern Poetry Club:
Rm. 2215, Angell Hall.

8 p.m.

Innocent Joys

SOME INTEI ESTING versions of the
"Christmas tree incident," which result-
ed in the probation of seven fraternities and
a University residence house, have come
from the affected men-about-campus. One
of the more interesting goes something
like this:
"We were all sitting around singing car-
ols," the story goes, "when a bunch of row
dies from a rival house broke in and, with
rapine pleasure, snatched our Christmas
tree."
"So we sent a small delegation," the
narrator continues, -"to aforementioned rival
house to negotiate -the return of the tree."
"But the thugs would hear none of it,
They scorned peaceful settlement, and even
summoned the police when we began weep-
ing at their door.".
"The police arrived," so goes the story,"
and mistaking our sobs for Apache war
cries, reported the incident to the dean's
office, incidentally noting the damage which
the saline tears had done to neighboring
lawns, mistaking said damage for hoof
prints."
So the unfortunates, having had their
Christmas spirit broken, became the vic-
tims of a coalition of IFC officers and the
Men's Judiciary Council, which recommend-
ed a probationary period for themr, which
punishment was forthwith annroved by the

A t Lydia Mendelssohn..
REDHEAD, with Robert Lynen, Harry
Baur and Simone Aubry. Directed by
Duvivic.
"POIL DE CAROTTE," as the hero of this
French story is known, is a sensitive
youngster who is driven to the edge of
insanity by a domineering mother and a
father who is too busy to pay much atten-
tion to him. Severely punished by his
mother for whatever reason " occurs to her
and misunderstood or ignored by his father,
the little redhead spends his time casting
about for some semblance of affection. His
feverish search carries him into fantasy
and, eventually, into a state of melancholia.
His disillusionment finally becomes so com-
plete that he seeks to escape by committing
suicide. He is spared this fate at the last
moment by his father, who suddenly realizes
the error of his ways.
During the course of the picture a neigh-
bor advises the boy's father that "it's a
shame to breed children if you're not cap-
able of loving them." As the story develops
it becomes clear that the practice is some-
thing more than a shame.
Robert Lynen does very well as Poil
de Carotte and Harry Baur, as his father,
plays that role with his customary confi-
dence. But the characterization that struck
me as being the most impressive was that
of Simone Aubry. Her brilliant portrayal
of the mother must represent one of the
most nauseating creatures who has ever
decorated a scen.

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urdays). No books will be accepted for re-
sale. Books not sold will be ob-
Notices tainable Feb. 16, through Feb. 18.
Book Exchange hours, 12:15-5
THURSD ,FEBRUARY 12, 1948 in. weekdays. Any student who
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VOL. LVIII, NO.t8books sold last- semester may ob-
tain his cheek from Mrs. Reyn-
School of Business Administra- ols, Rm. 2, University Hall.
tion; Faculty meet ing, Friday,--
Feb. 13, 4 p.m., Rm. 206, Tappan Sophomore and Freshman Women
Hall. Sophomore women interested in
residence in Martha Cook Build-
University Senate: Special ing for 1948-49 should call Mrs.
meeting, Monday, Feb. 16, 4:15 Diekema at 2-3'225 for appoint-
p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre. ments at once. A very limited
Agenda: Approval of minutes for number of freshman women will
December 8, 1947; Resolution pre- be considered. A substantial aca-
pared by Prof. I. L. Sharfman rel- demic average, an interest in cam-
ative to faculty retirement; Re- pus affairs, and a probable two
vised report on "Senate Council" year residence are desirable.
by the Senate Advisory Commit- Qualified women already having
tee on University Affairs; and application blanks should com-
Report on the University Calen- plete them at once.
dar by the Senate Advisory Com--
mittee on University Affairs. Married Veterans of World War It
-University Terrace Apartments
All Part-time Veterans, or Vet- I and Veterans Emergency Hous-
erans who have changed from part ing Project.
time to full time for the Spring Opportunity will be provided
Semester, who failed to complete Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
VA Form 7-1963 "Report of Com- Friday, Feb. 17, 18, 19, 20 (8-12
pensation from Productive Labor" noon and 1-5 p.m.) for students in
during registration, should pro- the above group to file applica-
cure these forms from Rm. 100A, tion for residence in the Univer-
Rackham Bldg., and forward to sity Terrace Apartments and the
the Regional Office, Detroit, as Veterans Emergency Housing
soon as possible. Project.
Failure to submit VA Form 7- At present there are no vacan-

Fyg Y
Fifty-Eighth, Year

Kappa Phi Meeting and Rush-
ing Dessert, 7:30-9 p.m., Wesleyan
Guild Lounge, Methodist Church.
All Methodist women students in-
vited.
La p'tite causette: 3:30 p.m.,
Grill Room, Michigan League.
Coming Events
The Geological and Mineralogi-
cal Journal Club: Dr. Harold
Wanless will speak on the subject,
"The Graphic Representation of
Sedimentary Facies," Fri., Feb. 13,
12 noon, Rm. 3055, Natural Sci-
ence Building.
Motion picture: Logging of ma-
hogany, presented by Mr. George
Lamb, Secretary of the Mahogany
Association, Fri., Feb. 13, 10 a.m.,
Rackham Amphitheatre.
Coffee Hour: 4:30 p.m., Feb. 13,
Lane Hall. Everyone invited.
B'nai 'rith Hillel Foundation:
Friday Evening Services, 7:45 p.m,
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation :
Cornedbeef Corner, 10:30 to mid-
night Saturday. All students in-
vited.

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