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AUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1948

1'E MIIANDAILY

PAGE TR EE

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What's Up in the Dorms

(Editor's note: Contributors to What's
Up in the Dorms should contact Do-
lores Palanker at The Daily or 105
Betsy Barbour.)
Adams House's television set
has been far better received than
even one of its prime advocators
had hoped.
Mr. Bergeron, resident adviser,
however, has seen fit to restrict
Conant Urges
U.S. To Learn
Of Communism
(Continued from Page 1)
months ago as the "Mr. X" au-
thor of a magazine article de-
scribing the "containment" pol-
icy-for Russia, declared:
"Some way or other, we must
find means to bring wisdom, at
least in the sense of an enlight-
ened self-interest, to those whose
thoughts are today oriented sole-
ly to the pursuit of political great-
ness in the form of world domin-
ion."
* * *
THE POLICY director pointed
out that the UN cannot make the
peace that should have followed
the war, or enforce a peace that
has not been made unless the great
powers agree.
But the United States is try-
ing to show itself a true friend
of the UN, he said, neither
weakening it through neglect
nor breaking its back by over-
loading.
Despite this objective, the U.S.
was forced to lay the Berlin issue
before the UN, although "we were
aware that this would constitute a
severe test of the organization,"
Kennan said. He explained:
"We had no alternative other
than to meet the threat of force
with action in order to break the
blockade. of Berlin, or to do noth-
ing at all and thus permit this
threatening situation to develop
in an ominous silence and uncer-
tainty, conducive to every sort
of alarmist speculation and hys-
teria."

one program to date. Sp.rms
though the crowds of 25-30 fellas
who crowded around the machine
when wrestling matches were tak-
ing place, enjoyed them so noisily
that fellas upstairs couldn't study.
Robert Paul,., house president
and head of student government.
asked Mr. Bergeron to reconsid-
er. So wrestling programs will be
seen Monday and Tuesday and if
the understandabel jocularity con-
tinues, quiet hours will win out.
A PICTURE of Elaine, the mys-
tery woman of West Quad whose
voice is heard over the Quad net-
work, will appear in the next is-
sue of the West Quad Dial. This
will be the first picture, except
for a drawing which appeared last
year, to be printed in the newspa-
per and is eagerly anticipated by
all who live in the Quad.
The two Bendixes, which a sym-
pathetic Daily night editor of-
fered to the Mosher girls when
their washing machines broke
down, has followed suit, so the
one remaining Bendix is sadly
overworked. A plea from West
Quad, "Any offers ... ?"
* * *
THE GIRLS of Adelia Cheever
recently asked the University to
have their rec-room painted and
received in answer a can of paint
and two paint brushes. Thanks to
the help of three fellas from
Lloyd House, the paint -job has at
last been completed.
Cheever girls held a fire drill
yesterday-but the screens were
nailed down. It took them 10
minutes to get out. Latest reports
indicate they "were burned to a
crisp."
Adelia Cheever officers are Ruth
Ziegler, president; Susan Fox,
vice-president and social chair-
m~4n; M~arie Yamamoto, secre-
tary-treasurer; Marilyn Johnson,
activities chairman; and Phyllis
Butterfield, athletic director.
* * *
THE FIRST relaxation hour
consisting of after-dinner music
proved very successful at Pres-
cott House last Thursday. Piano
music by Harry Burr and com-
munity singing made up the pro-
gram. A different program with
different talent from within the
house will be used each week.

Senate Majority ways
As Campaigns Near End
(Editor's Note: Second in political interest only to the presidential race are
the 1948 contests on which turn party control of the U. S. Senate. In the
present Senate, Republicans hold 51 seats and Democrats 45. A net gain of
four seats on Nov. 2 would give the Democrats control. This situation has
spelled intense rivalry in key states.

Republicans ,. ,
NEW YORK-(IP)-One big aim
of Gov. Thomas E. Dewey's cam-
paign is to retain Republican con-
trol of the Senate-and the GOP
Presidential nominee is reported
confident he can attain that aim.
But no one in his camp is mak-
ing any claim that the margin of
control will be large. The con-
sensus of Dewey aides is that it
will be a slim majority-perhaps
slimmer than the 51 to 45 division
favoring the Republicans in the
80th Congress.
** *
DEWEY has given all-out aid
to Republican Senatorial nomi-
nees in a number of close races
-but in one state, West Virginia,
the picture is somewhat different.
There Senator Chapman Rev-
ercomb, Republican, is locked
in a hot fight with former Sen-
ator Matthew M. Neely, Demo-
crat. ,
Last session Congress passed a
bill to admit European displaced
persons. Critics said it discrim-
inated against Jews and some
Catholics. Dewey appealed to Rev-
ercomb, chairman of a judiciary
sub-committee, to have the crit-
icized provisions changed. Rever-
comb, denying they were discrim-
inatory, said "no."
NOW DEWEY'S friends have
passed the word privately to news-
men that he isn't going into West
Virginia to help Revercomb. How-
ever, William S. Ryan, Republi-
can chairman of Roane County,
W. Va., announced he had a letter
from Dewey campaign headquar-
ters saying it is "doing everything
possible" to help reflect Rever-
comb.
The Republicans feel they
have an excellent chance to un-
seat Senator James E. Murray
of Montana, veteran New Dealer.
And they say the odds are
slightly in their favor in Wyo-
ming and New Mexico.
* * *
IN WYOMING, Senator Edward
V. Robertson, Republican, is hav-
ing Taft-Hartley trouble in his
race against popular Democratic
Governor Lester C. Hunt. But the
Dewey people see an edge for Rob-
ertson.
In New Mexico, both sides fig-
ure it a close contest between the
GOP's Patrick J. Hurley, former
Secretary of War, and the Demo-
crat's Clinton P. Anderson, former
Secretary of Agriculture.
YOU'RE HANDSOME!!
With a crew-cut personality
hair styk blended and shaped
to your facial features. Today
9 Barbers - No Waiting
The DASCOLA BARBERS
Between State and
Michigan Theatres

"Democrats .o..

WASHINGTON-(P)-The peo-
ple around President Truman say
his "crusade" against what he calls
the "awful" 80th Congress is go-
ing to pay off in Democratic cap-
ture of the Senate.
The way they size things up, the
Democrats won't lost any Senate
seats and are going to toss Repub-
licans out of four or maybe five.
THEY PARTICULARLY like
their chances for licking G.O.P.
Senatorial candidates in West
Virginia, - Oklahoma, Minnesota
and Wyoming.
* * *
IMPRESSIONS gathered from
trailing the traveling Trumans for
thousands of mile by train, plane
and car indicate that something
approaching a tie, and a political
jumble in Congress, is entirely
possible.

Xi tGlin9 in.. .
with JIM BROWN
A minor war is currently being waged every Sunday night over
the nation's major radio networks.
The whole thing stems from the phenomenal popularity which
the latest radio fad, giveaway programs, has achieved among listeners.
* * * *
FOR YEARS, NBC'S comedy sequence, the Jack Benny-Phil
Harris-Edgar Bergen-Fred Allen shows have held undisputed reign
over the Sunday night listening popularity.
The latest Hooper ratings, however, list ABC's "Stop the
Music" show (8-9 p.m.) out ahead of the Fred Allen program by
a 16.1 to 12.5 count.
In accomplishing the unbelievable feat of unseating an established
program which has annually laid claim to more than 12,000,000
supporters, "Stop the Music" offers nothing more than the usual
claptrap put out by most giveaway programs.
THE ESTABLISHED pattern is to call members of the listening
audience at random, asking them to name a mystery song, identify
some unknown voice or answer a question. To lure their audiences
back, they offer tremendous prizes, often passing the $20,000 mark.
To say that Allen, Bergen, Harris and Benny are losing hair
and sleep over the craze is a gross understatement. Allen recently
posted a $5,000 guarantee for anyone who is called while listening
to his program.
In addition, he recently designed an entire new show as a
takeoff on the giveaway babble. Hope, Bergen and arch-rival Benny
have joined him in these verbal jabs at the opposition.
THE REASON for the amazing success of the giveaway shows is
probably not so much the fact that listeners actually think they
can make a million quick, but that the top comedians have been
going stale-their shows gradually deteriorating year after year.
In this respect the giveaway fad may be the necessary shot-
in-the-arm for the leading comics. They have shown a decided
improvement in their early shows this fall, combining more
refreshing wit and zest with a more highly polished production
technique.
Eventually the comedians will undoubtedly regain their perennial
popularity. Faced with real competition for the first time, they will
be on their toes and certainly the listening public can't stand the
giveaway nonsense forever.

SOURS ON SWEETNESS-harry (Mikey) Kane (left), 16 moi~hs
old, probably was the world's sweetest baby after he swallowed a
bottle of perfume but he seems soured on the world as Nurse
Florence Frefensette attempts to comfort him in St. Joseph's
Hospital in Pittsburgh. Doctors said the worst result of Mikey's
experience likely will be a case of the hives.
Navy Cuts Tape To Aid Child

Here are
predictions,
element of
mixed in:

some Democratic
naturally with an
wishful thinking

LANGUAGE BOOK SALE
(this week only)
Thousands of old readers and grammars
some of which are still in use as outside
reading - French, German, Spanish,
Latin, Greek, Japanese, Italian, etc.
lO c keace
"Don't Miss Looking Them Over"

Former Gov. Robert S. Kerr is a
sure shot in Oklahoma against the
Republican Senatorial nominee,
Rep. Ross Rizley.
MAYOR HUBERT Humphrey
of Minneapolis is just as much a
cinch to unseat Republican Sena-
tor Joseph H. Ball in Minnesota.
In West Virginia, former Gov-
ernor, Senator, and Represen-
tative Matthew M. Neely is an
odds-on choice against Republi-
can Senator Chairman Rever-
comb.
Wyoming is closer, but Gov.
Lester C. Hunt has the edge over
Republican Senator E. V. Robert-
son in the race for Robertson's
seat.
In Montana, once regarded as a
toss-up, the Democrats now say
Senator James E. Murray is pick-
ing up strength and has a ,pretty
fair chance to throw back the
challenge of Republican nominee
Tom J. Davis.
Kentucky, home state of thc
Democratic Vice Presidential
nominee, Senator Alben W. Bark-
ley, may or may not keep Republi
can Senator John Sherman Coop
er.
rr,
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'r_ eel conditions
but the owners don't know it!
Tires, springs and shock absorbers
take the beating, vibration and
grinding of unbalanced and mis-
aligned wheels. That is why most
drivers don't know when destruc-
tive wheel conditions are stealing
rubber and aging the car beyond
its mileage.
The SAFE, sure way is to have us
check wheels regularly. Then we
can detect and correct destructive
wheel conditions before serious
damage occurs.
FITZGERALD-
JORDAN

LOS ANGELES - (IP) - The
Navy completed a mercy flight to-
day as 3-year-old Jean Marie
Dodge, crippled by arthritis, ar-
rived at Los Alamitos Naval Air
Station near here.
The Navy, cutting red tape, had
a navy pilot fly the girl and her
father, sailor Calvin Dodge, from
Quincy, Mass. Dodge was ordered
transferred from Wollaston, Mass.,
to new duty here. It was decided
a long train trip would be too tir-
ing for his ill child, who is in a

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Navy superiors for help.
Dodge said his wife and two
other children will come to the
coast by train as soon as he can
find living quarters for them.
The plane with Dodge and the
girl left Quincy yesterday. After
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