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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 1952

UI

Marriage
Series
A 14-YEAR tradition was almost ended
at the University this spring. But
because of a grassroots movement among
the students, the traditional Marriage
Lecture Series was not terminated.
Today the tickets for the 4-lecture
series go on sale. From here on, it's up
to the students to prove that they really
want to continue the series. Since 1947,
the Marriage Lecture Series has consis-
tently lost money. Last year it ran up
a $471 deficit. However, several student
organizations have agreed this spring
to back the series In case of financial
failure. They believed it was worth the
risk, if the students really wanted the
Series continued.
The lectures have been steramlined in
their approach. They will be entirely
frank. And above all, the lecturers are
considered by experts to be the best in
the field of human relations.
Details of ticket sales, lecture dates and
titles hre listed on Page 1. This year's
Series is crucial if the tradition is to be
continued. Won't you give it your fullest
support?
-Ron Watts
INTERPRETING THE NEWS:
Point IV
By J. M. ROBERTS, JR.
Associated Press News Analyst
TrHE UNITED STATES, without much
money appropirated for the job, is try-
ing to expand its point four program and
at the same time avoid the tag of imperial-
ism.
After much discussion and many trial
runs, point four administrators seem to
have gone back to the long-standing
Nelson Rockefeller program, conducted
by the Institute of Latin-American 'Af-
fairs, for basic policy.
That idea is to get underdeveloped coun-
tries to accept the gift of American techni-
cal, assistance and conduct their own pro-
grams.
But they are not being pressed, either at
the government or the public level. Govern-
ments agree, in return, merely to "join in
promoting international understanding and
good will, and in maintaining world peace,
and to take such action as may be mutually
agreed upon looking toward the elimination
of world tensions." That's what the Commu-
nists and -some of the extreme Nationalists
don't like, but to any middle-of-the-roader
it would hardly see mto contain the means
of coercion or hegemony.
The policy is simply exemplified in Iran,
where an educational and agricultural pro-
gram has been started. Nothing high flown.
Where education of the masses has con.
sisted almost entirely of memorizing the
Koran under the tutelage of teachers who
themselves could not write, or read anything
else, the teachers are now being taught, and
expected to pass on, the three R's.
Where agricultural methods have re-
mained unchanged for hundreds of years,
and there Is antipathy toward change,
Americans merely plant small gardens
with better seeds and till them with mod-
ern methods and let the people look at
the results. If people inquire, they will be
shown how. They will not get free seeds,
however, since personal investment and
pride is believed essential to the program.
Instead they are sold seeds at the extreme-
ly low prices they can afford, and told to
go and do likewise. Well-bred baby chicks
are flown from America and traded to In-
dividuals for their own scrawny fowl. Then
the latter are slaughtered to help pay for
the program.

The aim is to give the countries hygienic,
agricultural and educational bases for a
healthy labor force and prepare for intro-
duction of private development capital.
CJINIEM
THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT, with
Alec Guinness.
WITH NO HOLLYWOOD pretensions the
British moviemakers have brought out
what is probably the best comedy of the
year. The picture, reportedly making its
midwest debut in Ann Arbor after a run in
New York, comes off much better than the
earlier "Lavender Hill Mob."
Both pictures make use of the little man
rocking a good part of the world, a role
which seems cut out for Quinness. In this
case he is an amateur scientist wjth hopes
of creating a synthetic cloth which neither
wears out nor gets dirty. His near success
causes a major upset in the textile in-
dustry and almost brings on the end of his
promising career.
The film takes a playful swipe at several
typical industrial characters-a decadent
capitalist, a fanatic labor unionist, and a
not-too-bright-businessman-that makes it
almost a study in caricature. The most ridi-
culously hilarious person in the picture is a
wheezing old man, at least as rich and pow-

Sorority Rushing

"Talk About'

Trouble Getting Men For Government

THE 1NEW sorority rushing plan which
would have houses rush in the fall in-
stead of the spring of each year should be
retracted before it is put into effect.
Ostentatiously an aid to inter-campus
relations-it would remove sorority con-
tact rules which now keep affiliated wo-
men out of the dorms until after spring
rushing-it would really serve little good
and could be harmful to the social well-
being of a good many rushees.
Under the new plan interested persons
would sign up to rush the Thursday of ori-
entation week. In other words, after less
than one week in residence at this Univer-
sity, women would have to decide whether
or not to send themselves through the rush-
ing mill.
Coming here from high schools and other
colleges, they could have only the smallest
inkling of what being affiliated might mean
at Michigan. Yet they would be making de-
cisions which would influence the rest of
their .college lives.
Under the now usurped process, women
have at least a semester to look around

and decide whether or not they want to
try for an affiliated house.
Pan Hellenic association might argue that
people can always de-pledge if they find
afterwards that they have made the wrong,
choice. It seems that Pan Hel would here
be making more work for itself than is
needed. With more confused people rushing
than ever before, the number of disappoint-
ed or disillusioned pledges might climb to
embarrassing proportions.
This would make rushing a singularly ex-
pensive process.
Finally, one might notice the possible
academic problems rushing might create
for the freshman. A good many freshmen
have all they can do to acclimate them-
selves to their four course-fifteen hour
grind without bothering with any outside
worries.
For these reasons, it seems that Pan Hel-
lenic has made a selfish decision in chang-
ing its rushing dates. For the good of all
concerned, it should reconsider its stand.
-Donna Hendleman

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/etteA4 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.

Othello Permission

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WOMEN'S JUDICIARY receives three
cheers for deciding to grant midweek
late permission to coeds attending the Arts
Theater production of '"Othello."
Judic took this action after Dean of
Women Deborah Bacon refused to revoke
her previous ruling of no late permissions
for "Othello."
This ruling, nominally based on the length
of the play (four hours), seemed unwar-
ranted at first glance. In the past the Dean
has granted very late permission for such
overtime events as the King Cole-Sarah
Vaughan jazz concert last fall. Hence the
time element seemed a pretty meager ex-
cuse for a ruling which amounts to a boycott
on Shakespeare.
When Dean Bacon was approached by pro-
testing coeds, she said that she considered
midweek late permission for "Othello" to
be unnecessary, because coeds could attend
the weekend performances and matinees,
She also pointed-out that it would be unfair
to make the house mothers stay up late
every night over such a long period of time.

Dean Bacon decided not to reverse her
earlier stand for the above reasons, but she
also felt that the students should work
through their own student government, not
through the Office of the Dean of Women.
This idea was indeed worthy; the stu-
dent body as a whole certainly favors a
strong student government. However, Dean
Bacon could have worked toward it in a
more positive way. Her refusal needlessly
inconvenienced many students and was
unfair to the Arts Theater Club. During
the time between her ruling and Judic's
action, many coeds either stayed home or
walked out in the middle of "Othello,"
rather than make up several hours' time.
Women's Judiciary came through, as Dean
Bacon and the students had hoped, and de-
cided to grant the necessary late permission.
Perhaps this incident will serve to remind
the students that they can express them-
selves through their government if they only
make the effort.

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

I I

---Hemmy Klawans

0 1

ON THE
Washington Merry-Go-Round
WITH DR EEASON

iI

'U'!

PARIS-Most of the newsmen around Paris
seem to think that the most important
story in Europe Is Eisenhower-when he
will leave, where he will speak, what he had
for breakfast. I don't think so. To me, the
most important story on either side of the
Atlantic today is that the peace of Europe
may be within our grasp.
Peace can be made or unmade within the
next few months. And it's unfortunate that
Eisenhower is leaving at this crucial time,
when a push here or his persuasive influence
there could make such a difference for fu-
ture war or peace.
The vital fact to be remembered about
Europe today is that for 80 years men have
been marching into battle on either side
of the Rhine and now, for the first time
in 80 years, they plan to organize on both
sides of the Rhine under one army wear-
ing the same uniform.
Eisenhower did not conceive this idea of a.
a unified European army. The diplomats
conceived it, notably Robert Schuman of
France. But Ike has given it its longest push,.
forward, and if the final push can be given
in the next few weeks it will be more im-
portant to his grandchildren than his be-
coming President. That's why future his-
torians may write that Eisenhower's de-
parture at this particular moment influenc-
ed the future of Europe for better or for
worse and for a long time to come.
-MOSCOW FEARS UNIFIED EUROPE-
HOW STRONG the drive is toward a uni-
fied Europe may be judged by the drive
of the men in the Kremlin to head it off.
Nobody knows better than they what a uni-
ted Europe.under one army would do, first,
to European defense, and second, to the
fight against Communism. That's why peace
in Korea, elections in East Germany, the
evacuation of the Red army from East Ger-
many, even the return of East Prussia to
Germany all are involved in the Kremlin's
efforts to block the new accord between
France and Germany.
It's a race for unity by the allies and a
race against unity by the Kremlin, with Mos-
cow ready to throw most of its most im-
portant blue chips into the pot to block the
dreaded idea of France and Germany de-
fending each other from the common ene-
my with a common army.
Unfortunately, Moscow has some potent
allies-even including a few in the United
States. Here is a roll-call of the "eople and
factors lined up with Moscow to defeat the
most important step toward world peace in
eighty years:
ALLY NO. 1-is corruption in the U.S.A.
After World War I a great leader, Woodrow
Wilson, got sick and with him sickened the
world's aspirations for peace. After World

failing to clean up the corruption in his
administratoin, and by letting public atten-
tion focus on that corruption' rather than
on world unity.
- ALLY NO. 2-is French fear and apathy.
Though he lives with a potential enemy
across the border and though his land has
suffered two devastating irnasions in three
decades, there is no man more provincial
than the Frenchman. And today, though
most French leaders are for unity with Ger-
many, the man in the street is skeptical.
"Do not arm Germany with anything more
than a wooden sword," he says.
The average Frenchman not only fears
Germany but he is apathetic about the whole
business of peace. He is like many Ameri-
cans today-tired of paying high taxes,
against peacetime military conscription, op-
posed to having American or any foreigna
troops on French soil.
ALLY NO. 3-is the German Socialists.
They are deadly opposed to German rearma-
ment of any kind: in fact, German youth
have laid down in the streets to demonstrate
against the proposed Germanarmy. So far,
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, who favors
a European army, has the majority of West
Germany with him, but his margin of votes
is dangerously slim. ,
ALLY NO. 4-is a religious one. It's the
opposition of French Socialists to a West
European army, which they claim would be
an army of the Catholic church.
e * *
-FEAR ROME'S DOMINATION-
lULES MOCH, former French Minister of
'Defense and leading Socialist, outlined
this view recently to the American officers
at SHAPE. He pointed out that Foreign
Minister Schuman and Georges Bidault, the
French architects of the unified army, were
strong leaders of the Catholic party, that
Adenauer was a leader of the Catholic party
in Germany, that Premier Alcide de Gasperi
of Italy was trained in the Vatican, and
that the leaders of the Belgian government
are strong Catholics. Therefore, the members
of the French Socialist Party, he said, were
opposed to creating an army that might be
dominated by Rome.
The French Socialists, Moch said, were
counting on Protestant England to counter-
balance this, but, with England out of the
European army the Socialist Party of France
would vote "no" when it came to ratifying
the army plan. While Moch's view represents
a minority nevertheless it is significant -.
because the French government cannot get
parliamentary approval of a unified army
without the Socialist votes. Thus it may be
that France, which originally proposed an
army fighting under one uniform, may be
the country finally to reject it. Thus, also,
Eisenhower, who now faces the first poli-

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System. The openings are for native-
born citizens and are for both men and
women. Typing and shorthand are re-
quired.
Koppers Company, Inc., of Chicago,
has openings for a Forester and Chemi
cal Engineer for their Cadet Training
Program. This program is designed to
gain as much knowledg'e as possible
about the company and the Wood Pre-
serving Division.
The Eli Lilly and Co. of Indianapolis
Is interested in individuals with a
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engi-
neering and who are completing work
toward, a degree in Pharmacy. June
graduates are eligible to apply as well
as people completing their work in
June 1953. Contact the Bureau of Ap-
pointments for further information.
Montgomery Ward of Chicago has an
opening for a woman to be a Mail Ora
der Department Manager. The position
would entail running. a Mail-Order
Catalog office.
For further Information, appoint-
ments, and application blanks, contact
the Bureau of Appointments, 3528 Ad-
ministration Building, Ext. 371.
Lectures
University Lecture, auspices of the
Department of Fine Arts. "A New Chap-
ter of Medieval Art-the Frescoes of
Castelseprio," by Dr. Charles R. Morey.
4:15 p.m., Room D, Alumni Memorial
Hall, Wed., April 23.
Lecture, auspices of U. of M. Society
of Medical Students. "Neuroaatomica
Basis and Clinical Significance of Cer-
tain Eye Movements," Dr. Elizabeth C.
Crosby. Tues., April 22. 8 p.m., Na-
tural Science Auditorium.
Academic Notices
Engineering Mechanics Seminar. Wed.,
April 23, 3:45 p.m., 101 W. Engineering
Bldg. Prof. O. Laporte will speak on
"A. Sommerfeld and His Work in En-
gineering, Physics, and Mathematics."
Mathematics Colloquium:'Tues., April
22, 4:10 p.m., 3011 Angell Hall. Prof.
George Piranian will speak on "Suc-
cessive Simplification of a Special Con-
struction in Conformal Mapping."
Logic Seminar. Wed., April 23, 2 p.m.
2219 Angell Hall. J. R. Shoenfield will
speak on "Axiom Systems for Mathe-
matics."
Medical School Admission 'Test:
Those students who have not as yet
obtained their application blanks for
the Medical School Admission Test to
be given May 10, 1952, can obtain them
at 110 Rackham Building. These appli-
cation blanks are due in Princeton, New
Jersey not later than April 26.
Selective Service. Examination, April
24: Students taking the Selective Ser-
vice College Qualification Test on April
24 are requested to report to Room 130,
Business Administration Building at
8:30 a.m.
Golf Instruction-Women Students. An
additional course in golf instruction is
to be offered on Fridays at 2:20 be-
ginning April 25 at the Women's Ath-
letic Building.
Students who are interested should
register immediately in Office 15. Bar-
bour Gymnasium.
Doctoral Examination for Betty Jane
Ganzhorn, Education: thesis: "Rela-
tion of Physical, Mental, and Clinical
Characteristics to the Biological Pro-
files of Seemingly Satisfactorily Ad-
usted Adolescents," Tues., April 22,
4019 University High School. 4 p.m.
Chairman, H. C. Koch.
Doctoral Examination for Wilbur Al-
len Williams.'Education; thesis: "Re-
lationship of Eye-Hand Coordination in
Children to Total Development," Wed.,
April 23, West Council Room, Rackham
Bldg., 4 p.m. Chairman, W. C. Olson.
Geometry Seminar. Wed., April 23,
4:10 p.m., 3001 Angell Hall. Mr. Kilby
will speak on "Convex Polyhedral Cones
and the Weyl Theorem."
Orientation Seminar (mathematics).
Wed., April 23, 2 p.m., 3001 A. H. Mr.
Al Dhahir will conclude his remarks on
"Some Problems in the Beginnings of
Non-Euclidean Geometry," and Mr.
Stubblefield will begin his discussion
of "The Transcendental Character of-
pi and e."
Seminar in Organic Chemistry. Alex-
ander Ross will discuss "Recent
Achievements in the Synthesis of Cor-
tisone and Related Compounds," Tues.,
April 22, 7:30 p.m., 1300 Chemistry Bldg.
Visitors are welcome.
Chemistry Colloquium. Prof. R. W.
Parry will speak on "Borine Com-
pounds," Wed., April 23, 4:10 p.m., 1400
Chemistry Bldg. Visitors are welcome.
Concerts
Student Recital Postponed: Robert
Eason, Baritone, whose recital has been
announced for Tues.. April 22, in the

direction of Arlene Sollenberger. Solo-
ists: Mary Gallagher, soprano, Alice
Woodard, Mezzo-soprano; accompanists:
Margaret Strand and Bethyne Bischoff.
Open to the public.
Events Today
Christian Science Organization: Tes-
timonial meeting 7:30 p.m., Upper
Room, Lane Hall.
Hiawatha Club meeting, 7:30 p.m.,
League,
Students for Democratic Action meet-
ing, 7:30 p.m., Union. Discussion of na-
tional and campus issues and activities,
All are invited.
Wolverine Club meeting, 7:15 p.m.,
League. All students are invited.
Young Progressives. Meeting, 7 p.m.,
Union, to vote on new constitution, and
discuss recent student investigations on
campus.
Graduate Political Science Round
Table. 7:45 p.m., Rackham Amphitheat-
er. Three departmental graduate stu-
dents will discuss: "The Graduate Pro-
gram in Political Science." All interested
persons are invited.
Square Dance Group meets at Lane
Hall, 7:15 p.m.
Barf's will meet at Lane Hall, 7:30
p.m.
Coming Events
Michigan Arts Chorale will meet In
Lane Hall on Wed., April 23, 7 p.m.
Wesleyan Guild: Do-Drop-In for tea
and chatter, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Wed., April
23, at the lounge. Visitors are welcome.
Ukrainian Students Club. Meeting;
Wed., April 23, 7:30 p.m., Madelon Pound
House, 1024 Hill Street. The official pic-
ture of the Club will be taken and the
presence of all members is required,
Albion college Alumni and friends are
invited to meet on Wed., April 23, 7:45
p.m., West Conference Room, Rackham
Building, Mr. Robert McCoy, Detroit,
will talk on "Human Relations," and
college representatives will be present.
Refreshments. Further information
may be obtainedufromhthe local presi-
dent, Mr. John Stone, 'phone 5695.
Literary College Conference Steering
Committee. Wed., April 23, 4 p.m., 1011
Angel Hal.
Canterbury Club. Holy Communion
and breakfast at 7 a. m., Wed., April 23.
Weekly Union Bridge Tournament.
Wed., April 23, 7:30 p.m., small Ball-
room, Union. Open to all students. Late
permission for coeds.
Undergraduate Botany Club. Meeting,
Wed., April 23, 7:30 p.m., at Dr. Clover's
house, 1522 HilL Our speaker will be
Dr. Wagner at 8 oclock.
U. of M. Rifle Club. Meeting Wed..
April 23, 7:15 p.m., ROTC Rifle
Range. A postal match is to be fired
and a meeting of the club officers to
be held.
Coffee Hour for students and faculty
of Economics and Business Administra-
tion will be held Wed., April 23, 4-6
p.m., Union Terrace Room.
Scabbard and Blade. Meeting, Wed.,
April 23, 7:30 p.m., TCB, to elect new
officers and we will finish unsettled
business of this semester. Try to at-
tend.
Inter-Cultural Outing, Saturday and
Sunday, April 26-27, Pinebrook Farm.
Theme: "Life in the United States."
Leave Lane Hall Saturday, 2:30 p.m.
and return Sunday, 3 p.m. 'Phone Lane
Hall by Thursday noon for reservations.
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Rev. Hill...
To the Fgditor:
T ONIGHT, TUESDAY, April 22,.
students will have the oppor-
tunity to hear Reverend Charles
Hill speak on "How To Make De-i
mocracy Work in Our Town, To-
day 1952." He will speak under the
auspices of the Progressive Party,
at the Farm Bureau 407 North1
Fifth St.
Reverend Hill is widely knowni
for his work for peace and inter-I
racial unity. He is the pastor ofi
the Hartford Baptist Congrega-
tion, the largest in Detroit. He is
also a member of the executive
board of the Baptist Minister's
Alliance. Among his distinctionsl
are that he is the only honorary
member of Ford Local 600, and
he was the first member of the
Mayor's Interracial Committeel
which was set up after the Detroit
riots. Added to this, he was also
nominated four times in primarys
elections for th Detroit Commonf
Council.f
Here is your opportunity not3
only to hear the issues (1) peace1
in Korea, and (2) is Communism
our real enemy discussed, but also4
to hear one of the signers of theI
document "We Charge Genocide"1
tell why he considers that the
United States pactices genocidej
against the Negro people.
Millions of copies of "We Chargez
Genocide" are circulating in many
languages throughout the world.
All over the world the charges are
being read and discussed, but here
in the United States where our
government is, the accused, we
should be best informed as to the
truthfulness or otherwise of the1
charges. Yet only silence prevails.
Why has this document been kepti
from the public? Why did the
State Department try to prevent
Wm. Patterson from presenting
the charges to the UN? Why hasf
his passport since been taken from
him? These will perhaps be somej
of the questions taken up by Rev-
erend Hill.
Today, when the heated contro-l
versey about genocide rages, we
cannot allow ourselves to shrug off
the accusation with "Our govern-i
ment couldn't be guilty of such a
charge," and no further investi-I
gation. Instead it is up to us to
hear the grounds for the accusa-I
tion before deciding one way or
the other about its truthfulness.
-Marge Buckley
,* *
Gov. Stevenson ...
To the Editor:
T HAT THE Republican Party
correctly regards Adlai Ste-
venson as by far the strongest
Democratic candidate for the
presidency was amply demonstrat-
ed by the two inaccurate smear
letters recently published in the
Daily.
Governor Stevenson does not
owe anything to any political boss.
He was nominated as a candidate
of unquestionable integrity to be
sacrificed to the expected Republi-
can sweep of 1948. No boss-domi-
nated candidate would have re-
organized the politics-ridden Illi-
nois state police and placed it un-
der a non-political merit system.
Stevenson's otherwise impec-
cable administration has been
marred by three scandals-a thir-
teen million dollar a year cigar-
ette stamp counterfeiting ring has
been uncovered, horsemeat was
widely sold as beef and 119 mine
workers were killed in a mine ac-
cident.
However, far from being impli-
cated in these scandals, Governor
Stevenson acted promptly and
forcefully to stamp them out.
Private investigatoros paid out
of Stevenson's own pocket were
instrumental in uncovering the
cigarette stamp counterfeiters. Of-
fice of Price Stabilization inspec-

tors, not state's Attorney General
Boyle as alleged by Mr. Seavoy,
discovered the horse meat frauds.
The blame for the Bloomington
mine disaster should be placed
squarely where it belongs-on the
Republican-controlled legislature
wich refused to enact the model
mine safety code urged by the gov-
ernor.
Lacking any evidence of incom-
petence or dishonesty some un-
scrupulous Republicans seek to
make political capital of Steven-
son's deposition in the Hiss case
and his dicorve.
A United States commissioner
was sent to Springfield to ask Ste-
venson about Alger Hiss' reputa-
tion for veracity and loyalty when
he and Stevenson were both in the
government. The governor replied,
truthfully, that at that time his
reputation was good. This was
Stevenson's sole connection with
the Hiss case.
Stevenson's wife divorced him
because she was unwilling to bear
the inescapable and onerous bur-

CL*...
To the Editor:
THE THURSDAY, April 17, issue
of the Daily contained a letter
by Ronold E. Seavoy which I feel
is rather obnoxious.
He writes: "If you are a liberal
you can be a .... member of the
- ... Civil Liberties Committee or
the Labor Youth League. . .. Sea-
voy's intention is obvious. By link-
ing the Civil Liberties Committee
with the Labor Youth League, he
is trying to brand the CLC a
fringe, "pink" organization. In
Seavoy's eye one must only yell
"pink" to discredit a group.
To keep the record straight,
however, the CLC has one function
as recorded in its constitution: the
defense of "Civil Liberties in all
aspects and all places." I can
hardly conceive of any endeavor
which is more honorable.
Attitudes toward civil liberties
do not fall into the general cate-
gory of liberal or conservative, Lib-
erals and Conservatives may legiti-
mately disagree on many issues,
but at the same time unite in de-
fense of civil liberties. A recent
example of this situation was here
on campus when the Young Re-
publicans, Young Democrats, and
the Young Progressives agreed
that the regents' by-law empower-
ing the lecture committee violated
academic freedom.
It is my belief that civil liberties
is the most precious heritage of
America, that the integrity of the
individual is to be eternally cher-
ished, that prompted my entry
into the Civil Liberties Committee.
I do not think that to fight Com-
munism or Fascism we have to
become miniatiure commissars or
fuehrers. There is not one example
in history of an idea being defeat-
ed by repression. In fact repression
has served to enhance ideas. I
think we in America have a pretty
good idea-democracy-which can
easily stand up against Commun-
ism or Fascism. And I would al-
low Communists or Facists to
speak so that the falseness of their
philosophies could be exposed.
Indeed, may I suggest that those
who condone recent violations of
civil liberties are the radicals on
this question. They are trying to
alter drastically the philosophy of
this country. In this respect, the
CLC is donservative; it is trying
to preserve the greatest tradition
of the American experience-civil
liberties and the dignity of the in-
dividual.
I should therefore like to chal-
lenge Mr. Seavoy to a debate on
any of the main issues on which
the CLC has taken a stand-the
Un-American Activities Commit-
tee, the lecture committee, or the
Trucks Bill, and I shall uphold
the CLC policy on any of these
issues.
-Leonard Sandwelss
* * * .
Creeping Socialism' ...
To the Editor
I WAS certainly disappointed to
see one of our prominent Pro-
fessors interpret the trend of
,reeping socialism as an issue
which "doesn't mean a thing." Our
progress towards a welfare state
seemed to be well under way--
and after we've spent billions to
present these ideas to the people
too! Why, Super Social Security,
Socialized Medicine, and Federal
Aid to Everybody seemed Just
around the corner. To secure these
things we really could have taxed
those exorbitant profiteers in the
$3000-$5000 a year income bracket
too.
I thought we'd really scored a
success in seizing the steel indus-
try, we sure showed those sto*-
holders they can't oppose one of
our political supporters. And then
Harry said he thought he had the
power too seize the press and the
radio too-(it would serve them
right, they're all filthy Republican

mouth pieces.)
It seemed as though we were
about to get more power business
in New York too. Several private
companies showed proof that they
could do the jobs quicker and
cheaper, but it must have been
false-everybody knows that a pri-
vate company could ngver accom-
plish anything quicker or cheaper
than a Government agency. Our
Army Engineers are a good ex-
ample of this. These private com-
panies sure help cause unemploy-
ment too. Many times they only
use half the manpower that the
Government would, and then fin-
ish the work just as fast.
I sure hope that the Professor
is wrong. I'd hate to see all the
directed efforts of the last twenty
years go to waste.
-Robert D. Longwish
Democratic Policy...
To the Editor:
WONDER if Professor Slosson
of the history department would
be so kind as to publish in the
Daily a statement of where the

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