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THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE FIVE

TUESDAY. DECEMBER 11, 1951

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etteP4 TO THE EDITOR
The Daily welcomes communications from Its readers on matters of
general interest, and will publish all letters which are signed by the writer
and in good taste. Letters exceeding 300 words in length. defamatory or
libelous letters, and letters which for any reason are not in good taste will
be condensed. edited or withheld from publication at the discretion of the
editors.

(Continued from Page 4)
English, the French, the Ameri-
can, and the Russian General
Staff is their differences in lang-
uage.
Barbarism is not a German, a
Japanese, or more recently a Rus-
sian characteristic; it is, unfor-
tunately a characteristic of man.
I am willing to swear in any
court that I have never been, am
not now, nor ever intend to be-
come, either a Communist or a
Nazi. I only hope that I will not
.r be designated a war criminal, and
shot, after the next war, by who-
ever happens to win.
-Harold Wolf
* * *
China Policy...
To the Editor:
THE FAR EAST should be con-
sidered with the same import-
ance as other areas. After all,
Communism is a global problem.
In the nations of Asia, there ex-
ists great strategic importance,
much potential manpower and
many vital raw materials, all of
which would be crucial in the
event of an all-out-war. Granted
that the cost of a strong far east-
ern program would be consider-
able, it should be remembered that
we are spending a great deal in
the European program. In com-
parison to Europe, only a trickle of
fmilitary and economic aid has been
given to Formosa. Yet those who
favor limitations or reductions in
the European program are labeled
isolationists, while those who favor
increased aid to the Nationalists
are regarded as desiring an ex-
parded -war.
The United States policy toward
China has been a long succession
of blunders. It began with the
Yalta agreement which enabled
Russia to get control of Manchuria
for the benefit of the Chinese
Communists. Another blunder was
our failure to supply a miltary
mission in China to coordinate and
improve the efficiency of the Na.
tionalistuarmy, as we did in Greecs
and Turkey. Trhe Marshall mis-
sion was a ridiculous and totally
unrealistic approach to the prob-
lem. In seeking to unify the Na-
tionalists and the Communists we
were playing directly into the
Communists' hands, since Com
munist infiltration into the eas

European governments led to their
downfall. Chiang should be com-
mended for turning the program
down. After Chiang refused to go
along with Marshall's program,
the U.S. added insult to injury by
cutting off all aid to the National- C
ists for nine months. When the n
military aid was resumed, it camex
too slow, 'too little and too late r
to save Chiang.
If we fail to help free China, r
within the next several years seri-e
ous consequences may occur. First,
Chinese soldiers may be sent to
invade such important countries t
as Indochina, Malaya, India andr
Japan. Secondly, a complete con- 1
solidation of Communist powert
may eventually occur in China.I
Thirdly, in the event of World War
III, Russia would have additional
manpower from the Chinese, part
of which could be used in Europe.
-Ed Levenerg, '52
S* *
Dining Classroom . .
To the Editor:
T HE DAILY series of articles on
Ann Arbor restaurants hasr
been very interesting. In the con-1
luding article, Francis C. Shie,1
manager of University Service En-
terprises, is quoted as saying "The
dining room is as much a part of
the educational process as the
classroom."
This can be used to argue, as hea
does, in favor of forcing students
to pay for Residence Hall meals
regardless of whether theymeat
there or not, so that economies of
mass buying and cooking can be
passed on to students. It must be
equally educational for students
to eat out with their many friends.
1They should be able to do so with-
out being subjected to the penalty
of paying for two meals while in-
creasing the food waste because
their appetites take them out of
the dorm. Many educational dis-
cussions take place over a restaur-
ant meal. A broad social relation-
ship should take students away
from routine habitation of dorm
living. Meal time is a grand time
- to enjoy a different meal and to be
y with non-dorm friends.
It would be much more educa-
- tional to allow Resident Hall stu-
e dents the freedom of eating where
e they please with whom they
- please. Instead, these students
t must conform to narrowly regi-
mented eating schedules and food
that receives similar preparation
day after day. The students should
be allowed to eat in different
places in order to avoid the tire-
some routine of scheduled eating
of scheduledly prepared foods. This
could be done easily by signing up
for meals a'weeknin advance.
From the University's argu-
ments, however, it appears that
their dining rooms fear allowing
students their natural freedom of
choice. If the Resident Halls just
serve half-way decent meals they
would not have to worry about
most of the Ann Arbor competi-
tion. University mass buying pow-
er would still be far greater than
the local restaurant's and econo-
mies still maintained. The object
is not to make money on the din-
ing rooms, although there has
never been proof that a profit isn't
made.
The point to be made is that
students should be allowed their
choice in eating their meals. What
objection could there be to insti-
tuting a policy where the student
is not penalized for eating out?
-R. C. Easton

Jnion Formal
To Highlight
'Yule' Theme
Santa's Trail To Lead
Dancers to Ballroom
Over Roofs, Chimneys
Old St. Nick will reign at the
Union's traditional Christmas for-
mal to be held from 9:30 p.m. to
1 a.m. Saturday in the Union Ball-
oom.
Clare Shepard and his band will
render the holiday music for the
evening.
DECORATIONS are planned so
that couples will take the same
route from the outside of the
Union to the ballroom that Santa
akes on his trip from the North
Pole to people's houses.
The outside entrance to the
Union will be lighted with
bright lights and a large sign
sending greetings from St. Nick.'
The stairway to the second floor
will be trimmed with greenery and
pictures of Santa and his reindeer
flying through the night.
* * *
ON THEIR WAY to the ball-
room, couples will walk over roof-
tops and go down a chimney onto
the dance floor.
An eight foot, three dimen-
sional Santa Claus will stand
guard over the dance from his
spot behind the bandstand.
Greenery, mistletoe and holiday
wreaths will lend a Christmas at-
mosphere to the main ballroom.
COUPLES CAN sip egg nog .in}
the Terrace Room which will be
lighted by twinkling stars to give
the illusion of an outdoor cafe!
Each coed attending the dance
will receive a program decorated
with mistletoe, red ribbons and
a gay portrait of Santa smiling
out from the cover.
Carl Honecke will provide a pho-
tography booth for the evening as
well as a roving photographer to
take informal shots.
Women's Glee
Club To Perform
In Annual Concert
Traditional Christmas music
will resound throughout Lydia
Mendelssohn Theater at 8:15 p.m.,
Wednesday, Dec. 19, when the
Women's Glee Club presents its
annual holiday concert.
Other programs h a v e been
planned by the Glee Club includ-
ing a concert at West Quad on
Wednesday, and a performance
for the Faculty Women's Club.
Guest soloist for the Mendels-
sohn concert will be Harold
Haugh,nationally famous singer.
He will be accompanied by Wilber
Perry.
Also featured on the ,)rogram
will be Barbara Dowd on the harp-
sicord with John Reed as guest
conductor.
The range of songs to be pre-
sented will include both modern
and traditional pieces.
Part of the program will feature
such compositions as "Make We
Merry" by Shaw, "Holy Day" by
Facco, "Epiphanias" by Wolk,
"Candlelight" by Rodgers and
"Three Mystic Ships" and "Haill
Ye Tyme Holie Dayem" by Brans-
combe.
More familiar music will include
"Winter Wonder Land," "Ave Ma-
ria" and "Bach Melody."

Union Opera central committee At
Pine, Snow To Depict 'announces that there will be a vario
, .meeting at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Oper
Theme of 'Winterlace Michigan Union for anyone in- mem
terested in working on the admin- will 1
Pine boughs laden with snow istrative end of the opera.
and trimmed with large red bows La
will add a festive look to the main Although the Union Opera is entit
lounge as Alice Lloyd coeds and traditionally put on exclusively by featu
their dates attend their annual men, any women interested in and
"Winterlace" dance from 9 p.m. to helping on the committees are in- tiona
midnight Friday. vited to attend. Th
Couples will also dance to the Positions are open to both men in th
music of Mel Sach's Swingtet in and women in the promotions, that
the Palmer and Hinsdale lounges. posters, programs and production to w
One lounge will represent a ball- committees. tees.
room scene complete with dancing
couples placed about the room.
The other lounge will resemble
the inside of a skating rink For(C
Refreshments will be served in
the Kleinstuck and Angell lounges.
One will be decorated to look like TYP
a niteclub while the other will
appeal to the more sportsminded Corona
dancers. It will depict the inside
of a ski lodge where couples may
obtain refreshments.
General chairmen for the an-
nual Christmas dance are Louise Fountain Pens, Statio
Miller and Elaine Rothman. In
charge of decorations will be Bev- Christmas Cards,
erly Weingarden, publicity; Bev-
erly Blancett; Nancy Karnichsky,
refreshments; programs, Liese El-
lenbogen; and patrons, Laura Gut- II
tentag. 314 S. State - Phone 717
Oluder usicatp otoghmnOpen Saturday Afternoons until 5:30-0
ane Hallbrook; tickets, Sophie
Kontas; clean up, Carol Klaprodt;
arrangements, Fay Ringer; and
secretary, Paula Goldberg. IL-® ., tIL..

the meeting the work of the
us committees of the Union
a will be explained and the
bers of the central committee
be introduced.
st year's musical show was
led "Go West Madam" and
ured the student-written songs
script along with the tradi-
al all male cast.
his year marks the first time
he history of the Union Opera
women are being permitted
work on the various commit-
hnstmas
EW RITERS
ALL MAKES

Loyd coeds
To Hold Dance

UNION MUSICAL:
Women To Work on Opera

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-Daily-George Benisek
DANCE DAFFY-Recently-selected members of the Senior Ball
committee are already "wild" about plans for their dance which
will be held March 15. Mark Sandground, chairman, tips his hat
to all seniors, while John Meser, band chairman, sounds a musi-
cal note on his trombone and Paul Goldiner, programs, displays
some art work. Nancy Ericke, decorations, is already dressed in
smock and tam, Bobby Katz, tickets, is covered with them and
Jo Ketelhut, publicity, is checking The Daily.

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Modern Theme To Prevail
At SouthQuad Semi-Formal

Christmas with a modern touch
will be depicted at South Quad's'
"Noel Moderne" to be presented
from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday.
In keeping with the modern con-
struction of the new Quad, the
semi-formal will feature new style
angels, white Christmastrees and
a shocking pink color scheme.
A five-foot star atop the elev-
enth story of the Quad will guide
couples to the entrance of the
residence where they will be ser-
enaded by Christmas carols and
greeted by jolly old St. Nick.
In the lobby, attendants will
remove corsage favors hanging
from a huge Christmas tree and
present them to the women. The
corsages will be made up of pine
Hatchers To Give
All Campus Tea
University students will be wel-
comed to the first all campus teaj
to be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
tomorrow at President Harlan H.
Hatcher's home.
Residents of Michigan House,
Alpha Delta Phi, Allen Rumsey,
Gomberg, Victor Vaughan and Al-
pha Epsilon Phi are special guests
at the tea.
Residence directors pouring for
the Hatcher tea will be Mrs. Mar-
tha Strauss, Betsy Barbour; Mrs.
Amy Holman, Allen Rumsey; Mrs.
Edith Lynch, Gomberg; Mrs. Mir-
iam Chandler, Alpha Epsilon Phi
and Mrs. Marjorie McCoy and Miss
Laurelle O'Leary, Victor Vaughan.
Other pourers are Mrs. A. E.
White, Mrs. Ella McNeil, Mrs. Rob-
ert Angel, Miss Adelaide Adams,
Mrs. Charles Jamison, Mrs. Pal-
mer Christian, Mrs. Charles Da-
vis, Mrs. Merwin Waterman and
Mrs. Peter Okkelberg.

sprigs, cones and shocking pink
and silver ornaments.
Music for the dance will be pro-
vided by the orchestra of D6n
Barn.
The entertainment program in
the lounge will featurermusic by
Hal Singer, a pianist from radio
station WHRV. More music will
be provided at midnight by a
Colombian instrumental group.
"Noel Moderne" tickets, priced
at $2.50 per couple may be pur-
chased in the South Quad lobby
from 5:30 to 8 p.m. every day or
they may be obtained from any
Quad social chairman, council
member or house officer.

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