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(Editor's Note is written by Managing Editor
Harriett Friedman.)
THERE IS AN OLD, vicious and all too
familiar principle involved in the Olivet
College furore.
If you recall the story, a professor of
political science, and his wife, a college
librarian, were given a year's leave of ab-
sence without pay and requested to resign
at the end of that time.
The college gave no reason for the dis-
charges. But everyone knows that Pres-
ident Aubrey L. Ashby kicked the couple
out because of their political views.
A Student Action Committee has been
picketing for reinstatement of the two, while
President Ashby has threatened all who
fail to register on time with what amounts
to expulsion.
* * *
A COLLEGE should have the general right
of selecting and dispensing with its
personnel, especially when guided by a de-.
sire to obtain the best possible instruction
and scholarship. But the Olivet case is a
political one.
The professor incolved was considered,
and I quote: "ultra-liberal."
I would sincerely like an accurate de-
scription of an "ultra-liberal." Particu-
larly because I have a sad feeling the
word may become a very popular term of
approbrium. An awful lot of people have
been groping for a tag for obvious non-
Communists whom they wanted to attack.
From current publicity reams on Dewey,
for instance, I am led to nderstand that
he is a liberal. Now an "ultra-liberal" could
be defined as anyone left of Dewey.
As support for this definition, I offer an-
other quote. This one is from a group of
Olivet citizens, who said that they supported
getting rid of "those people who, if they
aren't Communists and Reds, are at least so
pink it shows."
"Communists," I think I understand;
"Reds," I gather from the feelings of these
citizens, are any who belong to left groups,
say socialists, Wallacites (after all "Reds"
is beginning to cover a lot of convictions.)
But that "so pink it shows"; well, I'm
a little at a loss. This might be an over-
lapping group, or perhaps, as suggested,
just anyone left of the Republican leader.
* * *
IT'S THE WORD "shows," however, that's
most annoying, and which bring up that
familiar principle. I've found that too many
members of our own University community
consider letting your liberalism show a grave
misdemeanor.
If you have to have convictions which
aren't approved by the majority, please keep
it quiet, Daily writers have been told.
The Olivet professor refused a mask of
inane serenity. And in acting by belief, lie
exposed that basic fright of Olivet citizens
and college administration, which made
them:.deny another man's right to speak his
mind.
The prompting fear that caused these
men to attack another's basic rights was
in their pockets.
I thank the Olivet students who are fight-
ing our battle.
Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.

Note of Revelation

"Alice Waitedo. Half Expeing To See If Again"

AT LAST TOM DEWEY has stepped down
from his height of silence to deliver
a few remarks concerning his own personal
reasons for seeking the Presidency of the
United States. It was not a heartening
revelation.
The Republican strategy, it would seem
from the Republican press, is going to be
one of making Tom Dewey, the singer
from Michigan, a more likeable fellow,
personally, than Harry Truman the hab-
erdasher from Kansas City. IFrom his'
speech at Des Moines, one has learned
that the "people's choice" is in favor of:
1. All that's good for the country.
2. Having men and women in government
who like "what's good for the country."
3. A foreign policy based on peace.
And so on. Unspoken, but firmly believed,
is the statement that the government is
opposed to sin and loves babies.
The same papers set the mental age of
the public at six by reporting the tremen-
dous applause when the President appears
on HIS special train, with daughter Mar-
garet. The family man, they would have
you know, the people like. His speeches,
they do not. Their idea seems to be to
make the President appear just a warm

little man with very little to say construc-
tively about politics.
The issues which face the USA-1948
are being tossed aside rather too lightly
by the press, and by the Republican nom-
inee. Truman has stated his case. He has
said that OPA or other controls are need-
ed to curb the fantastic inflation now
upon us. Dewey seems to have no alterna-
tive except to blame the inflation on the,
Democrats and let it go at that. The Re-
publican nominee should dispense with the
generalities listed above, so mindful of
the movie candidate in "The Senator Was
Indiscreet," and state his own stand and
platform.
We think the voters are waiting to hear
it. We think they are above the nonchalant
childish attitude ascribed to them. We have
every reason to believe, when we see how
people are being hit by inflation, that the
"stony" silence greeting Truman's speeches
might just possibly have been the act of
people who had stopped worshipping their
President like some Hollywood starlet and
were seriously considering his words for
their importance to the preservation of peace
and every day living.
The time before the polls is growing short.
Lets get a few facts from our candidates
and stop relying on past popularity.
-Don McNeil.

Letters to the Editor

Whose A rgument?

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

W HILE BASING his campaign on the de-
merits of the 80th Congress, Mr. Tru-
man frequently varies the monotony by
telling the country that he should be kept
in office to untangle the present foreign
crisis.
If Truman is telling the truth-that the
strained relations in Europe were brought
about during the reign of the Republican
Congress-he certainly has no basis for
declaring that only he can relieve the situa-
tion. Aside from Sen. Vandenberg's work,
the administration of foreign policy has
been in the hands of Democrats for the last
sixteen years, and Mr. Truman has held
sway throughout the term of the Republican
Congress. -

It's not the legislature's fault that the
Moscow talks fizzled out into a chorus of
"No comment's," nor that riots go on in
Berlin wihie the populace spends Russian
marks and waits for food shipments cut
down by Russian embargoes.
While Democrats talk about the tense sit-
uation abroad, insisting that they are the
ones to alleviate the situation, their for-
eign police experts are accomplishing noth-
ing.
Any country seeking a secure peace must
have a good administrator at its head. Tru-
man has been in office long enough to prove
his worth.
-Fran Ivick. \

(Continued from Page 2)

I'D RATHER BE RIGHT:
Hot Potato Passing

By SAMUEL GRAFTON
IT SEEMS to me the General Assembly
of the United Nations should pass a res-
olution calling on the United States and
Russia to settle their differences, and then
promptly adjourn.
This would lay it on the line, as the
saying goes. Or, 'as another saying goes,
it would pass the hot potato back where it
belongs.
For the plain truth is that it is not the
United Nations which is failing to bring
about accord between the United States
and Russia; it is the discord between the
United States and Russia which is disrupt-
ing the United Nations, and leading us to a
point at which men actually dare to speak
about the impending end of the United
Nations.
As an elementary matter of self-pres-
ervation, therefore, the General Assem-
bly is entitled to take note that the
American-Russian dispute threatens the
very life of the United Nations. The most
constructive move it could make at the
present Paris session would be to say just
that, in full legal form. It could add a
codicil to the effect that the United
Nations can function only when the na-
tions are united; that it is folly for the
United Nations to pretend it can carry
on when the nations are fundamentally
disunited; and that the General Assembly,
not being born yesterday, recognizes these'
facts and is therefore adjourning until cir-
cumstances improve.
It might be shocking for the General As-
sembly to take such a step, but, on the
other hand, maybe a shock is what both
parties to the planetary dispute need.
For it is childish to imagine or pretend
that the same diplomats who are failing
utterly to come to agreement in Moscow
and Berlin can go to Paris, there put on

their United Nations looks, and in that
guise suddenly solve problems they have
been totally unable to solve while wearing
their normal nationalistic expressions. Such
a pretense is unfair to the United Nations; it
tends to dress it in mystical garb, to ascribe
to it in advance those supra-national powers
it can only have when the nations agree.
Under this approach we find ourselves
saying, smugly and incorrectly, that the
United Nations will be tested by its ability
to compose an all-out dispute between the
great powers. Not so; it is the great powers
which will be tested by their ability to keep
the United Nations going.
It seems to me that the General Assem-
bly is entitled to take up as its first order
of business, not the Berlin crisis, but the
United Nations crisis. It would be acting
in a true United Nations way for the
General Assembly to approach the Berlin
dispute from the viewpoint of what effect
it is having on the United Nations, and
to challenge America and Russia to solve
that dispute within thirty days, or at
least, to present serious plans looking
toward a solution within that time.
This is the only genuinely United Nations
note, that the United Nations can contribute
to the crisis. It is an answer the diplomats
do not expect, for while they pretend that
the U.N. will approach the Berlin problem
on a supra-national basis, they really look
forward to carrying on the same old debate
in the same old terms within the U.N.'s con-
fines as outside. Let the U.N. speak up for
itself, and it will startle and dazzle the
diplomats. The General Assembly can strike
a blow against those who are absurdly saying
that the great question is whether the U.N.
can solve the Berlin crisis rather than
whether the Berlin crisis will destroy the
U.N.
(Copyright, 1948, New York Post Corporation)

able means to insure conformity with
the foregoing standards of conduct.
Office of Stdent Affairs
Room 2, University Hal
Special Notice:
calling hours for women in men's
residences:
University Men's Halls, daily between
3 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
In fraternities having resident house
directors,rataregularly scheduled hours
which are agreed upon between the
fraternity, the house director, the
Dean of Women, and the Dean of Stu-
dents. Those hours are registered for
each house in the Office of Student
Affairs.
Women callcs in men's residences
are restricted to the main floor of the
residence.
Office of Student Affairs
Room 2, University Hall
Football game broadcasts-
Men's House groups are authorized
to entertain women guests for the
radio broadcast of the Michigan State
football game, between 2:30 and 5:30
p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25. Groups
planning this entertainment must no-
tify the Office of Student Affairs and
must receive the approval of chap-
erones not later than Thursday noon,
Sept. 23. Chaperones may be a resi-
dent house director or a married couple
25 years or older.
Office of Student Affairs
Rm. 2, Univ. Hall
Approved student sponsored social
events for the coming week-end:
Sept. 24
Congregaational-DisciplesGuild, Lu-
theran Student Association, Owen
House, Phi Sigma Kappa
Sept. 25
Alpha Kappa Kappa, Beta Theta P,
Phi Rho Sigma, Theta Xi, Phi Chi
Lectures
1948-49 Lecture Course: The Orato-
rical Association presents the following
distinguished speakers during the com-
ing year: Oct. 12, Robert Magidoff,
"why I Was Expelled From Soviet Rus-
sia"; Nov. 1, Raymond Gram Swing,
"History on the March"; Nov. 10, Re-
becca West, "Famous Trials"; Nov. 19,
John Mason Brown, "Broadway in Re-
view"; Feb. 24, Cornelia Otis Skinner,
"Wives of Henry VIII"; March 3, Eve
Curie, "France, Struggle for Civiliza-
tion"; and March 10, Herbert Agar,
"England Today." Tickets for the com-
plete course are now on sale in Hill Au-
ditorium box office, which is open
from 10-1, and 2-5 daily.
Academic Notices
Chemistry 55-169E
For the first week only, the schedule
for the various sections has been
changed as follows:
Sec 1, Rec M 2 Rm. 165 Lab. M, 1,
3-5; F 1-5 280
Sec. 2 Rec. Tu 1, Rm. 151, Lab. Tu,
2-5; Th 1-5 Rm. 280
Sec. 3, Rec. W 2, Rm. 151, Lab. W,
1-3-5; S, 8-12, Rm. 280
Sec. 4, Rec. Tu 8, Rm. 2308, Tu, 9-12;
Th, 8-12, Rm. 2310
Sec. 5, Rec. W 2, Rm. 151 W, 1, 3-5; S,
8-12, Rm. 2310
For the rest of the semester, recita-
tion times will be announced.
Students in sections 2 and 4 will re-
port for recitation first. Those in sec-
tions 1, 3, and 5 will report to the lab-
oratories for desk assignments at 1
p.m. at 2 p.m., they will report for reci-
tation as indicated.
EM2a Lecture will begin with Group
1 at 2 p.m., Fri., Sept. 24. Laboratory
work begins with Section 1 on Mon.,
Sept 27
English 31, See. 16, Eastman, will
meet in 2235 Angell Hall, MWF, 1 p.m.
English 143 (Modern Drama) Prof.
Rowe's class will meet in Rm. 2225 An-
gell Hall instead of Rm. 2219 Angell
Hall.
English 165: Prof. Nelson's class will
meet Wed., Sept. 22, in the West Gal-
lery, Alumni Memorial Hall.
Geometry Seminar: There will be a

preliminary meeting of the Geometry
Seminar Wed., Sept. 22, 4 p.m., Room
3001 Angell Hall.
Mathematics Concentration Examina-
tion: Wed., Sept. 22, 4-6 p.m..eRoom
3011 AH. If this time Is inconvenient,
see or call Prof. C. H. Fischer before
that time to make special arrangements.
Organic Seminar: Organization meet-
ing, 10 a.m., Wed., Sept. 22, Rm. 2308
Chemistry Bldg.
Spanish 209. Survey of Colonial and
Nineteenth Century Spanish-American
Literature will meet Tuesday, Thursday
and Friday at 4 p.m., Room 406 General
Library.
Graduate Students:
There will be no preliminary exami-
nations in French and German for the
doctorate this semester.
Office hours of the Examiner In For-
eign Languages: Mondays and Thurs-
days, 1:30-3:30 p.m. and wednesdays,
9 a.m.-12 noon.
Freshman Health Lectures for Men
First Semester 1948-49
It is a University requirement that
all entering Freshmen take a series of
lectures on Personal and Community
Health and to pass an examination on
the content of these lectures. Transfer
students with freshman standing are
also required to take the course unless
they have had a similar course else-
where, which has been accredited here.
Upperclassmen who were here as
freshmen and who did not fulfill the
requirements are requested to do so
this term.
These lectures are also required of
veterans with freshman standing.
The lectures will be given in the Nat-
ural Science Auditorium at 4, 5 and 7:30
p.m. as per the following schedule:
Lecture Day Date
1 Mon. Sept. 20
2 Tues. Sept. 21
3 Wed. Sept. 23
4 Thurs. Sept. 23
5 Mon. Sept. 27
6 Tues. Sept. 28
7 (Final Exam) Wed. Sept. 29
You may attend at any of the above
hours. Enrollment will take place at
the first lecture. Please note that at-
tendance is required and roll will be
taken.
College of Literature, Science, and the
Arts, Schools of Education, Forestry,
Music, and Public Haelth:
Students who received marks of I, X, or
"no report" at the close of their last
semester or summer session of at-
tendance will receive a grade of E in
the course unless this work is made up
by October 20. Students wishing an
extension of time beyond this date in
order to make up this work should file
a petition addressed to the appropri-
ate official in their school with Rm. 4
University Hall where it will be trans-
mitted.
Concerts
Carillon Recitals: Percival Price, Uni-
versity Carillonneur, will play another
in his Autumn Series of programs at
7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. It will
include the following compositions by
Prof. Price: Prelude 7; Andantes 5, 6, 7
variations on an air for bells by Sibe-
lius; Sonata for 47 bells.
Events Today
U. of M. Flying Club: Meeting Rm.
1042 E Engineering Bldg., 7:30 p.m.
Board meeting 7 p.m. Students and
faculty members welcome.
W8ZSQ: Opening meeting 7:30 p.m.
Williams House tower radio room.
Sigma Gamma Epsilon: First meeting
of year, 12 noon, Rm. 3056 Natural Sci-
ence Bldg.
Sigma Delta Chi meets at 7:30 p.m.,
Michigan Union, Rm. 3-B.
A.v.C. University Chapter: Member-
ship meeting, 8 p.m., Michigan Union.
Group discussion on plans for and ob-
jectives of A.V.C.; also nomination of
delegates to the national convention.
Executive Committee meeting, 7:30
p.m.
United World Federalists University

EDITOR'S NOTE: Because The1
Daily prints every letter to the edi-
tor received (which is signed, 300
words or less in length, and in goodt
taste) we remind our readers that1
the views expressed in letters are
those of the writers only. Letters
of more than 300 words are short-
ened, printed or omitted at the
discretion of the editorial director.
Invitation
To the Editor:
Ever feel a bit dissatisfied with
your political party and wonder
what you as one citizen could do
about it?]
The policymaking core of the
political party as we know it in
this country is the County Con-
vention.
From this broad base of citizen
participation are elected thenpar-
ty's delegates to the state conven-
tion which is in turn represented
at the national level. The "grass'
roots," then, begin right here in
this and every other county. And
the party at all levels is represen-
tative of the people to the extent
that the citizens participate in its
lower echelons.
Delegates to the county conven-
tions of thermajor parties were
elected by write-in votes in the
primary last Tuesday from each of
the townships, wards, or precincts.
The Democratic convention will-
be held at 8 p.m. today in the
County Courthouse, and is open to
the public. It is an educational
experience in citizenship which
you shouldn't miss.Ts
-Tom Walsh
* * *
To the Editor:
LAST JUNE. while purchasing
books for the summer session
a pair of identical incidents oc-
curred which I believe should be
of interest to all student veterans,
and perhaps to the University stu-
dent in general. The tale need be
told but once although it took
place upon two different occa-
sions. On requesting a new book
in a certain local book store I
was presented with what appeared
to be a new copy, was quoted the
new book price, and my "G.I. Bill"
requisition chit was marked ac-
cordingly. Upon closer examina-
tion of the book, however, it was
shown to be a well preserved used
copy. It was marked with the
new book price, had been taken
from a new book stack, and was
Chapter: First meeting of the semester,
Michigan Union. Open meeting.
Roger Williams Guild: First of the
weekly teas, 4:30-6 p.m.
Coming Eents
Graduate School Record Concerts:
Thursdays at 7:45 p.m., East Lounge,
RackhamBuilding. Program this week:
BEETHOVEN: Quartet No. 6 in B Flat
Major, Op. 18, No. 6. Budapest String
Quartet. STRAVINSKY: Symphony Of
Psalms, 1930. London Philharmonic
Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir,
Ansermet conducting. BACH: Suite No.
2 in D Minor, for Cello. Pablo Casals.
MOZART: Concerto No. 18 in B Flat
Major, K. 456, for Piano and Orchestra.
Liii Kraus, piano; London Philhar-
monic, Goehr conducting. All graduate
students invited; silence requested.
International Cented weekly teafor
all new foreign students and their
American friends, 4:30-6 p.m., Thurs.,
Sept. 23. Hostesses: Mrs. James P.
Adams and Mrs. Esson M. Gale
U of M. Sailing Club: Business meet-
ing and movies. Thursday, 7 p.m.,
Michigan Union. New members invited.
Gilbert and Sullivan Society: First
meeting of the semester, Thurs.,
Sept. 23, Hussey Room, Michigan
League. Tryouts for the fall produc-
tion, "Yeoman of the Guard," and for
the technical staff.
Alpha Phi Omega, National Service
Fraternity. Meeting of old members,

including transfers, Thurs., Sept. 23, 7
p.m., Room 3-K, Michigan Union.
Ordnance Film Hour: "The Manufac-
ture of Smokeless Powder for Can-
non" will open the fall semester Ord-
nance Film Hour. Meeting will be held
in Rm. 38 Michigan Union, 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 23 (restricted to Ordnance
students). Local extra-curricular activi-
ties will be discussed.
Young Republicans: Open meeting,
7:30 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 23, Rm. 3L-3R,
Michigan Union.
Young Democrats: Organizational
meeting, 7:30, ABC Room, Michigan
League. New members welcome.
La p'tite causetts: first meeting this
semester 3:30 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 23,
Grill Room Michigan League, there-
after every Monday and Thursday,
same hour, same place.
All students interested in learning
how to speak French in a friendly and
informal atmosphere are invited.
Square Dancing Class, sponsored by
the Graduating Outing: 8 p.m., Thurs.,
Sept. 23, W.A.B Lounge Small fee.
Everyone welcome.

presented as a new book. Ther
were no answers or explanation
to my ensuing questions, although
I was promptly offered a new
copy.
Regardless of the malicious oir
careless (this possibility is diffi
cult to imagine) nature of such
practices it definitely elucidates
and emphasizes the responsibilit
of every student veteran. It is th
duty of each and every student
veteran to personally see that his
requisition chit is charged wit
only value received. Taking th
risk of being too audacious I would
suggest that each item should b
priced in ink and checked befor
affixing one's signature. It seems
that this is only good business.
A few terms ago, if you wil
recall, the two dollar loose lea
notebook came into sudden vogue
It seemed an odd coincidence that
the new look in notebooks shoul
follow so closely the VA announce-
ment that two dollars was th
maximum allowed on loose leaf
binders. In fact, as I remember
binders selling for less than $
became rather rare items. I recall
asking for a cheap binder at that
time. The store clerk seemed sur
prised that I did not want th
$2 binder and it was necessary fo,
him to go to the basement store=
room to obtain the cheaper one. A
similar situation exists concernin
typing paper. The VA allows $2.5
on this item. It seems the boo
store clerks automatically assum.
that each veteran purchasing pa=
per will want the $2.50, ream. I
appears that the veteran attitudet
concerning this matter is very I
indeed. It is reasonable that ond
should use the same discrimina-
tion ofselection wheniobtaining
goods on the "G.I. Bill" as he
would if he were paying for them
from his own pocket. For after all,
as everyone knows, that is, in ef
feet, exactly the case. The good
will be paid for by you, by you
father, by your friends and b
your children. When one of us
"pullls a fast one" or requisitions
things we do not need we are not
getting away with anything. W6
are not getting something for
nothing. We are "pulling some
thing" on no one but ourselves.
This situation is a two bladed
sword. The book stores could help
but the principal remedy can b
effected through the efforts of th
veteran. If every veteran would,
take such measures as have been
suggested, I dare say the change
would be felt in Columbus, and
the boys down on the Potomac
might even notice the reduction in
the consumption of red ink. Dis
crimination in the selection of
items requisitioned and a sincere
effort to protect the accuracy and
validity of the requisition chit are
the keynotes.
-John Kemp Keller.

Fifty-Ninth Year
I

NIGHT EDITOR: AL BLUMROSEN

MATTER OF FACT:
Uneven Contest
By JOSEPH ALSOP
DES MOINES, IA.-There was something
rather sad about the contrast between
the respective campaigning debuts, here in
Iowa, of President Harry S. Truman and
Governor Thomas E. Dewey. The Truman
show was threadbare and visibly unsuccess-
ful, getting hardly more response than po-
liteness demanded.
The Dewey show was opulent. It was
organized down to the last noise-making
device. It exuded confidence. And it got
a big hand.
The approach of the two men was also
as different as possible. Truman spoke
the language of Robespierre in the mild
tones of the Kiwanis Club of Indepen-
dence, Mo., which rather naturally failed
to carry much conviction. Dewey expressed
sentiments that might have been borrowed
from Abraham Lincoln, in words which
had about them a faint flavor of Batten,
Barton, Durstine and Osborn.
There is more to be considered about this
Dewey campaign-opening, however' than
the contrast with Truman or the mere ex-
national politics. When one looks behind the
platitudes in which all politicians inevitably
deal, when one examines what Dewey ac-
tually said, the conclusions that suggest
themselves are distinctly reassuring.
It is already something that a political
leader, seeking office in this grim year,
should think it the best politics in America
to strike a distinctly high and serious note.
It is even more that among all the cus-
tomary promises of Utopia just around
the corner, Dewey soberly inserted very
clear warnings to his hearers that the
road to the happy future is likely to be

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IN THIS late summer of 1948, children of
many countries show signs of giving up
theilr four to ten year struggle with "civili-
zation" as they have known it. They are
the uncounted thousands who have never
known what milk looks like. They are the
ragged, the barefooted and the stunted who
lack the nourishing, body-building foods.
They are the tuberculous, whose doctors,
their ranks also decimated by the war
and Hitler's genocidal program, are strug-
gling against desperately short supplies of
preventive medicines. They are the children
of war-ravaged nations, whom UNRRA
helped temporarily and saved from epi-
demics, and who now must look to the
Western countries for emergency help while
their own countries rebuild their economies,
restock their farms, revitalize their medical
staffs.
Amei-icans, with just a little imagina-
tion can surely see the challenge. But
that is hardly enouh. What is neded is

plemental feeding, and the question is, Must
they suffer and sicken because govern-
ments have fallen down on their contribu-
tions to the Children's Fund? It is not
enough to point out that the American gov-
ernment has given more than other gov-
ernments, as indeed it has. For the contribu-
tion is still woefully small compared with
the need. Nor is it enough to sit idly by and
condemn leading South American countries,
notably Argentina and Brazil, for ignoring
their obligations and contributing not
penny while supporting the Children's Fund'
in principle, as, indeed, they must be con-
demned. Rather, it is for Americans who do
care about children to show their concern
by getting actively into this fight against
disease and malnutrition, Which finally are
a threat to their own children.
On Dec. 11, 1946, the General Assembly
creating the Children's Fund, expressed
"the earnest hope that governments, vol-
untary agencies and private individuals will

BARNABY

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One way to solve the problem of overcrowding
is to adopt the efficient and budget-cutting
O'Malley Plan of 'round-the-clock education!
Little nipoers who hate to ao to bed at niah'

Two-decker desks would double the size
of the classes too ....But better still!
Correspondence schools! Kids like to get
mail.The Board of Education won't need

LI've got a few more ideas I'll suggest to
the Principal when hegets back here.
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