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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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May Day in Vienna

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This another in a series
of articles written by Harvey Gross, a former
University English instructor and Daily music .
reviewer, who is now studying in Europe as a
Fulbright scholar.)
A. GERMAN PROFESSOR has described
the new European neurosis as Anti-
Americanism: any manifestation of ugliness
or 'vulgarity, any discomfort or unpleasant-
ness has an American cause. And in the
popular European mind, anything unusual,
unpredicted, or unseasonable is supersti-
tiously linked to the devilish goings-on in
Nevada. The suddenness and warmth of
this Viennese spring is connected, in some
mysterious and sinister way, with American
atomic experimentation. I don't think many
people really believe this; such talk has
nothing to do with belief or fact. Cranks
and fools everywhere carry around such
mental trash. Yet the primitive feelings
about American corruption of nature indi-
cate how deep the belief in American skill
and power has penetrated popular con-
sciousness. American ingenuity and perver-
sity have contrived, at a distance of seven
thousand miles, to change the weather of
Central Europe.
All this to say that May Day was ex-
ceptionally warm and bright in Vienna;
it was more like early July than the first
of, May. Vienna is traditionally Socialist
and second Internationalist-so May Day
has the status of a national holiday and
a popular festival; an excuse to take trips
in the country and visit friends. There
were two parades around the Ringstrasse:
the Socialists marched earlier in the
morning, the Communists started at elev-
en and finished at about two. There were
no riots, no disturbances, no clashes be-
tween the police and the marchers, or
between the Communists and Socialists.
Although the Communist theme was a
particularly poisonous and vicious kind of
anti-Americanism, we walked around the
Ring undisturbed.
The theme this year was the accusation
of American bacteriological warfare in Kor-
ea. So effective a piece of propaganda has
the cry of 'plague war' been, that even the
usually unexcited editor of The New States-
man and Nation has suggested that maybe
there is Something Behind It After All. The
Communists have exploited every aspect of
this elaborate and fantastic lie: painted slo-
gans have appeared on walls and streets
saying 'Pest-Ami Go Home'-a modification
of that great European ironic favorite, 'Ami

Go Home.' 'Pest-Ami Go Home' was shouted
by the Communist speakers, chanted by the
marchers, but not picked up by the on-
looking crowd. As usual, the Viennese did
not respond to the Communist stimulation;
-they have not forgotten the raping and
plundering of 1945. Of course the whole
atrocity business is cynically treated by the
Viennese themselves, and they -will freely
admit that many of the girls hollered after
they were attacked and that many of the
Russian plunderers turned out to be yout
next-door neighbors.
But if the Russians are not loved, neither
are the Americans: Vienna is tired and ir-
ritated with the long occupation. Even the
Socialists were carrying signs reading "Ami
Go Home and Ivan Too." There was one
large cartoon showing the East and West
Railroad Stations and GI Joe and Comrade
Ivan surrounded by a Viennese crowd shout-
ing "Gute Reise" (pleasant journey). When
the Communists marched past the American
held Bristol Hotel they shook their fists in
comic opera menace and shouted their slo-
gan, "Pest Ami Go Home."
This Communist lie has been so success-
ful and American counter-propaganda so
feeble that I feel America has suffered a '
real loss in European prestige. The point
is that many Europeans are beginning to
believe America wages bacteriological war-
fare, or if not believe it, willing to admit
that the possibility exists. And so virulent
is this plague lie and plague of lies that
we have noted the effects on ourselves.
The infection has contaminated the asep-
tic certainty that we hold in American
virtue. The point is that no one remains
unshaken by effective propaganda; and
the temptations of the sensitive, the in-
telligent, and the morally intent are as
great as those offered St .Anthony.
Henry James has described the moral in-
nocence of Americans when faced with the
accumulated experience and the potential
corruption of Europe. We have felt the great
force of experience and the force of cor-
ruption in this most unsubtle matter of
political propaganda. We can hope that we
have lost some of our dangerous innocence;
more important, we hope that we haven't
lost the other American qualities admired
by James-spontaneity, integrity, and open-
ess.
-Harvey Gross
Vienna, May 5, 1952

DORIS FLEESON:
Stevenson May Be Persuaded
To Accept 'Dem' Nomination

MATTER OF FACT
By JOSEPH and STEWART ALSOP
WASHINGTON-Last Friday, the man of
destiny came to Washington. Governor
John Fine of Pennsylvania is a smallish,
plumpish man, neatly but far from nattily
dressed, his balding head a gleaming ex-
panse of pink, his face comfortably be-jow-
elled. At first glance, he might pass for a
not very successful small businessman from
Nanticoke, the grimy Pennsylvania coal
town where he was born in poverty.
There is a certain shrewdness in the
small sleepy grey eyes peering out from
behind the gold-rimmed spectacles. And
there is shrewdness also in the remarks
which the Governor utters in his peculiar
confidential whisper. But what is really
interesting about Governor Fine is that
he controls the largest bloc of, uncom-
mitted Republican delegates (variously
estimated from thirty to fifty, the Gov-
ernor's own figure) still loose in the Uni-
ted States.
As the Governor himself remarked last
Friday, with visible relish, eI'm being kinda
wooed." The results of all this wooing might
quiet possibly determine the outcome of the
Republican convention in July. This is what
makes Governor Pine a man of destiny.
A visit by General Douglas MacArthur to
the Pennsylvania State Fair at Allentown
some time ago isiin turn very likely to af-
fect Governor Fine's course, at least ini-
tially. Fine is a professional politician from
one of Pennsylvania's toughest counties,
and he is unaccustomed to consorting with
the great. He is also a rather lonely man,
and when MacArthur discussed lofty in-
ternational issues with Fine, and was nice
to his children, something of a spell was
cast on the Pennsylvania governor.
As of the moment, accordingly, Fine is
rather obviously inclined to throw his
delegate herd to MacArthur on the first
ballot at Chicago, probably by prior ar-
rangement with the Grundy-Owlett .Old
Guard Pennsylvania machine. He and'
Senator James Duff beat this machine in
the last election, in one of the bitterest
political fights in recent years. But Fine
has now clearly reached the conclusion
that an amicable working arrangement
with the Owlett-Grundy faction is only
sensible.
Fine has been in recent and frequent con-
tact with MacArthur, and he would certain-
ly like to be the leader of a MacArthur
movement in case of a deadlock. But he is
also a practical politician, and as a practical
matter he expects that either Senator Ro-
bert A. Taft or General Dwight D. Eisen-
hower will be the party choice. His admir-
ation for MacArthur itself says a good deal
about Fine's political views. The way he
talks about "foreign spending" and related
subjects puts him ideologically at least,
rather firmly in the Taft rather than the
Eisenhower camp. Mason Owlett and Jo-
seph Grundy are, of course, in the same
camp, also Owlett at least, has been careful
not to commit himself publicly.
Therefore it is a reasonable guess that
Fine is also strongly inclined to switch to
Taft if and when the time seems right.
But the time will seem right if-and only
if-Senator Taft's nomination will there-
by be assured. Otherwise Governor Fine
will certainly very easily overcome his
private doubts about foreign spending,
and turn to Eisenhower.
Governor Fine is not, of course, in a mood
to commit himself about such future con-
tingencies, having achieved his present uni-
que and enviable position by refusing to take
a stand on any candidate. Yet the basic
facts of his position, which will determine
his course are clear enough. Although he
could ask for and get just about anthing
he wants, he has no hankering for national
office. When he says this he sounds con-
vincing. What he does want is to be a big

frog in the national political lake, and the
biggest frog of all in the Pennsylvania poli-
tical pond. This is one reason why he has
made his peace with the Grundy-Owlett
faction and the Grundy-Owlett crowd will
certainly do their best to pull Fine over to
Taft.
Yet if Fine is-to be the kind of really
big frog he wants to be, it is essential that
the Republicans win, especially in Phila-
delphia which they lost in the last elec-
tion for the first time in decades. The
Philadelphia leaders are strongly Eisen-
hower-minded, on the theory that Eisen-
hower's coattails are longer and stronger
than Taft's. Finally, it is absolutely es-
sential to Fine that he should throw his
support, when the time comes, to the
winner.
If Fine backs the loser, all the unique
glories of his present position will turn to
ashes in his mouth. He himself clearly be-
lieves, on the basis not of personal prefer-
ence but of cool political judgment, that
Eisenhower is more likely than Taft to be
nominated. This is why, on balance, the
odds are that Pennsylvania's man of destiny
will land in the Eisenhower camp in the end.
(Copyright, 1952, New York Herald Tribune, Inc.)
YOUNG MEN are fitter to invent than to
judge, fitter for execution than for coun-
sel, and fitter for new projects than for set-
tled business; for the experience of age in
things that fall within the compass of it,
directeth them; but in new things abuseth
them ,... Young men, in the conduct and
management of actions, embrace more than
they can hold. stir more than they can auiet;

"Eni Garde!"'

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CHICAGO-Some Midwest Democrats who
are still planning to make Gov. Adlai
E. Stevenson of Illinois the party's nominee
for President have evolved an interesting
argument which they are busily disseminat-
ing among the trade.
Their story runs like this:,
Stevenson's present reluctance is a good
thing because it is ridding him of the Tru.
man label. Had he appeared willing to
accept the crown from the President's
hands when It was offered him, he would
have gotten with it the. Administration
liabilities. He would have been tagged the
crown ,prince, stuck with the corruption
issue and the cronies.
Now, they continue, he can emerge as the
honest draft of his party, the choice of the
rank and file.
Having explained that everything is for
the best in this best of all possible worlds,
CURRENT MOVIES
At The Michigan *.,
PRIDE OF ST. LOUIS, with Dan Dailey
and Joanne Dru.
THIS MOVIE attempts to follow the ca-
reer of Dizzy Dean, onetime mainstay of
the St. Louis Cardinal's pit'ching staff. from
his barefoot days on the sandlots of the
deep South to his present post as a pleas-
antly illiterate baseball announcer. Like
most film biographies of still-living person-
ages, this 'one is hampered by the strictly
factual and commonplace quality of the
material which it chooses to use. Our in-
sight into Diz's personal crises never gets
much beyond that which could be derived
from a newspaper story; it always seeTs
incomplete.
Dan Dailey, who manages a convincing
imitation of the Dean dialect and affabil-
ity, and Joanne Dru, as a very attractive
Mrs. Dean, handle capably what the script
has to offer. Except for the first few
scenes in which she is wooed and won by
the bumptious backwoodsman, Miss Dru's
role is rather meager. It consists mainly
of looking tense and worried in various
grandstands and hotel rooms while Dailey
acclimates himself to the fact that he is
washed up as a ballplayer.
Hollywood should perhaps try to invent
some new devices for capturing the drama
of a baseball game. Umpires emphatically
shouting "Strike" and stadiums of cheering
people don't quite do it.
Though its shortcomings are several and

11

they profess to see also a new light in the
governor's eye since his contact with cheer-
ing crowds in New York and on the West
coast.
They are not quite prepared to promise
to deliver him at Chicago if General Eis-
enhower is nominated by the Republicans;
they assert no doubt that he would make
the race against Senator Taft.
Governor Stevenson has said publicly that
the election of Senator Taft would be a
calamity.-
He has been long and closely associated
with General Eisenhower. It is known also
that some of his friends have advised him
that 1956 is his year and that he should
passively cooperate with an Eisenhower vic-
tory this fall. The General, he is assured,
can't last more than one term and in that
time he will have cleared out the Demo-
cratic deadwood that offers such a discour-
aging prospect to a new Democratic Presi-
dent.
What Governor Stevenson thinks of all
this-and he must know that it is being
said-is his secret. Publicly, he has not
altered his position.
However, so long as the Democrats lack a
strong candidate-and they still think they
do-Stevenson will be kept in the picture
by Boss Jake Arvey of Chicago and others.
Outside of Washington there seems to be
little talk of a Truman draft, though this
is not put beyond the bounds of possibility
should Republicans choose Senator Taft as
their nominee.
How to persuade Democratic leaders to
move their man from the second level to
the first in their considerations is the
great problem of the Kefauver camp.
Despite the fact that the Democratic
nomination seems to. be going begging, no
general impression exists that the election
is over, that any Republican can win. Per-
haps this is only because the 1948 lesson
on overconfidence still is fresh in people's
minds. But it is rather interesting that, with
all its handicaps of the moment, the party
in power is rated still formidable.
(Copyright, 1952, by The Bell Syndicate, Inc.)
Books
At The Library
Behrman, S. N.-DUVEEN. New York,
Random House, 1952.
Caldwell, Erskine - A LAMP FOR
NIGHTFALL. New York, Duell, Sloan and
Pearce, 1952.

ON THE
WVsintnMerry-Go-Round
with DREW PEARSON
WASHINGTON-When the nine black-robed justices of the Supreme
Court assemble today, they will not hear arguments merely on
seizure of the steel mills. They will also have echoing in the back-
ground of the court chamber 150 years of argument over the same
vital question of the President's power and where does it stop.
- They will likewise have as precedents at least four famed
Republicans who did pretty much the same thing as Mr. Truman,
Democrat.
It's possible that the Supreme Court may try to duck this basic
issue. If so, they have an easy way out. They can cite their own
opinion in 1867 when the State of Mississippi sought an injunction
against President Andrew Johnson to prevent him from "reconstruct-
ing" Mississippi's government, and when the court ruled that no court
has the power to enjoin the President of the United States.
Therefore, the Supreme Court today, citing this, could find
that Judge Pine had no right to enjoin Secretary of Commerce
Sawyer who was carrying out the direct orders of the President.
This, however, would not decide the fundamental issue of the
President's power-a debate which began about the time the Consti-
tution was written and which has probably found more Republicans
than Democrats upholding the powers now claimed by Mr. Truman.
Here are some of them.
ILLEGAL WAR W4ITH FRANCE'
REPUBLICAN NO. to side with Mr. Truman was none other
than the founder of the party, Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton went so
far as to claim that the President of the United States had just as
great power as the King of England when he ruled the 13 colonies.
Among other things, Hamilton declared that, though the Constitution
gives Congress the power to declare war, the President also has the
power to make or declare war without the consent of Congress.
REPUBLICAN NO. 2 was President John Adams who con-
ducted an undeclared naval war with France in 1798. He even
recalled George Washington from retirement at Mount Vernon to
assume command of the American Armed Forces in preparation
for a full-scale military operation. All this he did without author-
ization from and despite bitter opposition from Congress.
Incidentally, Thomas Jefferson, founder of Harry Truman's par-
ty, disagreed with Hamilton and Adams. But later, on becoming Presi-
dent, Jefferson followed their ideas by conducting war on the Bar-
bary Pirates; President Madison likewise ordered Gen. Andrew Jack-
son to take over Florida without any okay from Congress.
PROPERTY ILLEGALLY SEIZED
REPUBLICAN NO. 3 to set important precedents for Harry Tru-
man was the man generally considered the foremost leader of the
Republican Party-Abraham Lincoln.
It was Lincoln who, without any congressional permission, en-
gineered the most sweeping seizure of private property in all
American history-the Emancipation Proclamation. There is no
doubt, as far as actual legality was concerned, that the freeing of
hundreds of millions of dollars worth of slaves was highly ques-
tionable.
Lincoln pushed the Presidential power to its limits in other res-
pects. He set up military commissions to supersede the courts, sus-
pended the writ of habeas corpus, and forcibly disbanded the Mary-
land legislature.
REPUBLICAN NO. 4 who seemed to agree with President Truman
was Teddy Roosevelt. It was Teddy's belief that, regardless of Con-
gressional consent, the President was the "steward" of the national
welfare, and empowered to take any action for the national safety
so long as the Constitution did not specify otherwise.
Thus "TR" seized Panama without even intimating to Con-
gress what he was up to. After taking over the Isthmus he asked
his Attorney General, Philander C. Knox, to write an opinion
upholding the legality of his action.
"Mr. President," replied Knox, "I should prefer that your action
be without a single taint of legality."
TWO ROOSEVELTS
IN 1902, Teddy Roosevelt was confronted with a nation-wide anthra-
cite strike. There was no war on, and no emergency. However,
Teddy felt that the strike threatened the national welfare and that
the coal operators, because of their obstinate anti-unionism, were
responsible.
So Teddy sent word to J. P. Morgan that, if government pro-
posals for settlement were not accepted, he would order Federal
troops to seize and operate the mines.
J. P. Morgan, less combative than the steel masters of 1952, per-
suaded the coal operators to wield. Seizure was averted.
Aside from these distinguished Republicans, the Supreme Court
will doubtless examine some interesting precedents by Democrats,
- among them, Andrew Jackson who flouted the will of Congress re-
garding the Bank of the United States; to say nothing of Franklin D.
Roosevelt.
Several times Roosevelt ordered the seizure of strike-bound plants
not only during the war, but prior to war.
Most notable case came shortly before Pearl Harbor when he
seized the North American Aviation Plant in California after
Communist sympathizers called a strike in the fall of 1940. FDR
promptly ordered the Army to take over.

Another drastic seizure by Roosevelt was the internment of more
than 10nn wnn estr ant Jannee.Americans in 19 4.Thnneh mnt. nf

(Continued from Page 2)
anism of Turbulence," Tues., May 13,
4 p.m., in Room 1504 East Engineering
Bldg. Interested students, teaching and
research staff welcome.
Geometry Seminar. wed., May 14,
4:10 p.m., 3001 A. H. Mr. Joseph Ben-
nett will talk on "Equidistant Loci in
Hyperspace."
Orientation Seminar (mathematics).
Wed., May 14, 2 p.m., 3001 A. H. Mr.
Akers will discuss "Thompson Geome-;
try."
Seminar in Mathematical Statistics.
Wed., May 14, 3 p.m., 3201 Angell Hall.
Messrs. Tysver and Royston will be the
speakers.
Doctoral Examination for Carroll H.
Clark, Political Science; thesis: "Some
Aspects of Voting Behavior in Flint,
Michigan-A City with Nonpartisan
Municipal Elections," Tues., May 13, East
Council Room, Rackham Bldg., at 1:30~
p.m. Chairman, J. K. Pollock.
Doctoral Examination for Martin
Richard Kaatz, Geography; thesis: "The
Settlement of the Black Swamp of
Northwestern Ohio," Tues., May 13, 17
Angell Hall, at 4 p.m. Chairman, S. D.
Dodge.
Doctoral Examination for Sidney Ro-
sen, Social Psychology; thesis: "Social
Power and Interpersonal Adjustment,"
wed., May 14: 10 a.m., East Council
Room, Rackham Bldg. Chairman, Ron-
ald Lippitt.
Seminar in Organic Chemistry. 'ues.,
May 13, 7:30 p.m. 1300 Chemistry Build-
ing Miss Kathryn Spackman will speak
an "I-Strain."
Engineering Mechanics Seminar
wed., May 14, 3:45 p.m., 101 W. Engi-
neering Bldg. Mr. J. R. Sellars will
speak on "Some Problems in Stability'
of Laminar Flow"
Concerts
Concerts. The University Musical So-
clety announces the following concerts
for the season of 1952-1953:
CHORAL UNION SERIES. Richard
Tucker, tenor, Oct. 8; Yehudi Menu-
hin, Violinist, Oct. 22; Danish State
Symphony Orchestra, Nov. 13; Vladimt
Horowitz, pianist, Nov. 19; Bidu Sayao,
soprano, Dec. 1; vienna Boys Choir,
Jan. 16; Minneapolis Symphony, Feb.
12; Gershwin Concert Orchestra, Mar. 2;
Artur Rubipstein, pianist, Mar. 12; and
the Boston Symphony Orchestra, May
19.
EXTRA CONCERT SERIES. Rise Ste-
vens, mezzo-soprano, Oct. 17; Cleveland
Orchestra, Nov. 9; Claudio Arrau, pan-
ist, Nov. 25; Heifetz, violinist, Feb. 17;
and the Boston "Pops" Tour Orchestra,
Mar. 23.
Orders for season tickets are now be-
ing accepted for both series. Orders are
filed in sequence and later filled in
the same order and mailed September
15. Address: Charles A. Sink, Presi-
den, University Musical Society, Bur-'
ton Memorial Tower.
Arts Chorale and Women's Choir,
Maynard Klein, Conductor, will present
a program at 8:30 p.m., Wed., May 14,
in Hill Auditorium. Solists will include
Glenna Gregory, Mar LeCompte, Joan
St. Dennis, Ruth Orr, Arthur Jones,
Robert Kerns, Sylvia Schreiber, and
Donald Haas; Mary Catherine Hutch-
ins, Jane Townsend and Kathleen Bond
will accompany the groups. Included
in the program are compositions' by
Brahms, Franck, Wather, Mozart, Ran-
dall Thompson, Ralph Vaughan Wi-
liams, and Ross Lee Finney of the
School of Music faculty. The public is
invited.
String Quartet Class under the direc-
tion of Robert Courte, 8:30 p.m., Tues.,,
May 13, in the Rackham Assembly Hall,
playing Haydn's Quartet in E-flat ma-
jor, Op. 33, No. 2, and J. F. Peter's String
Quintet in A major with Two 'Violas.
Gail Hewitt and Louise Leonard, violin-
ists, Marilyn Palm and walter Evich,
violists, and Velma Stretcher, cellist.
Open to the general public.
Events Today
Opening Tonight-Sylvia Sydney in
"Goodbye, My Fancy," first play of the
1952 Drama Season, running through
Saturday evening with matinees Thurs-
day and Saturday. Tickets are on sale
daily at the box office, Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre, which is open 10 a.m.-
8:30 p.m. Season tickets for the full
series of five plays are still available.
MichiganArts Chorale will meet at
Hill Auditorium at 7 p.m.
46th Annual French Play: The pic-
ture of the cast of "Le Monde ou 1'on
s'ennuie" is ready. Call for it in 112,

Romance Languages Bldg.
Graduade History Club. Meeting, 8
p.m., E. Lecture Room, Rackham Bldg.
Prof. Theodore Newcomb of the. Social
Psychology Program will speak on "Con-
cepts of Position and Role." Election
of officers for the coming year.
Ballet Club: Classes tonight at Bar-
bour Gym Dance Studio. Intermediates:
7:15-8:15 p.m. Beginners: 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Finance Club. Brief business meeting,
4:15 p.m., Student Lounge of the Busi-
ness Administration Building. All mem-
bers are requested to attend.
Christian Science Organization: Tes-
timnonial meeting, 7:30 p.m., Upper
Room, Lane Hall.
Mathematics Club: 8 p.m., East Con-
ference Room, Rackham Building. Pro-
fessor Richard Brauer will speak on
"Groups of Collineations of Finite Or-
der."
Wolverine Club. Meeting, 7:15 p.m.
at the League.
J-Hop Committee. Meeting, 7 p.m.,
Room 3N, Union.
Women's International House. The
Committee for an International House
for Women will meet at 7:30 p.m., Nel-
son International House, 915 Oakland.
Evewyone interested in this project is
invited.
Deutscher Verein. Meeting, 7:30 p.m.,
Room 3G, Union. Annual "Faculty
Farce Mord in der Deutschen Abteil-
una."E lectinn ofrnext vpar's officers.

Emory, slides of Sam will be shown and
refreshments served. Meet at Lane Hall,
7:15 p.m. for transportation.
Coming Events
U. of M. Rifle Club will meet Wee.,
May 14, at the ROTC Rifle Range, 7:15
p.m. A return match with the- Ann
Arbor Rifle Club is to be fired.
Town and Country Club. Hayride.
dancing, refreshments at Huron River
Stables. Fri, My 16. Meet at WAB at
8:30 p.m. Call Dieter Hanauer 30521
extension 733 for reservations,
Wesleyan Guild: Do-Drop-In for tea
and talk, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Wed., May 14.
Guild Lounge. 'Cabinet meeting, 8:30
p.m., Guild Lounge.
Coffee Hour for students and faculty
of Speech and Music, Wed., May 14,
4 to 6 p.m., Union Terrace Room.
Civil Liberties Committee. Meeting,
wed., May 14, 7:30 p.m., League. Elec-
tion of officers. All members are urged
to attend. All other persons are we-
come,
TO THE EDITOR
Thai Day...
To the Editor:
M AY WE add to and correct the
announcement m a d e i n
Thursday's Daily about the pro-
gram being put on as part of In-
ternational Week by the Thai As-
sociation and the S.R.A. Intercul-
tural Department? It will be held
today (not 'tomorrow, as was
stated).
We cordially invite anyone who
is interested in learning more
about Thailand to meet at Lane
Hall (200 S. State) at 7:15 p.m.
today. From there we will be tak-
en to the home of Prof. and Mrs.
Donald Katz for the evening. Our
discussion, which will be open to
all, will be preceded by color
slides of Thailand and followed by
refreshments.
-Thai Association
S.R.A. Intercultural Dept.
Insidious Dragon...
To the Editor:
W HILE RUMMAGING through
Bob Marshall's book store the
other day, I came across a small,
green - bound magazine called
"Anceps" which is put out by some
local talent. My curiosity over-
came my reason and I bought it.
The preface to the magazine
sets forth certain noble ideals
which are admirable until you re-
alize oppressively that the author
is laughing at you. This insidi-
ously-green book then continues
on with a gory (but rather well
written) short story, some porno-
graphic poetry, a morbid bit about
carcasses, a take-off on T. S.
Eliot's "The Waste Land" and
then a take-off on the take-off,
not to mention a take-off on the
proverbial critical paper. Even an
Emerson-patterned biography is
to be found in this dragon-green
little book.
The reaction with which the
reader is left is one of a deflated
bubble. Here is an art magazine
laughing at art. Why? There are
too many affirmative aspects of
life to write about. Why accentu-
ate the negative (which is creat-
ing nothing at all) especially
when you have talent.
- Patty Jewett
ALL I KNOW is that I know
nothing.
..-Plato
HE WHO CAN does, he who can-
not teaches.
-G. B. S.

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Edited and managed by students of
the University of Michigan under the
authority of the Board in Control of
Student Publications.
Editorial Staff
Chuck Elliott ........Managing Editor
Bob Keith..............City Editor
Leonard Greenbaum, Editorial Director
Vern Emerson ..........Feature Editor
Ron Watts ............Associate Editor
Bob vaughn ,... ..... ..Associate Editor
Ted Papes ................Sports Editor
George Flint ....Associate Sports Editor
Jim Parker ..... Associate Sports Editor
Jan James ....... Women's Editor
Jo Keteihnt, Associate Women's Editor
Bnsiness Stan~
Bob Miller ..........Businew Manager
Gene Kuthy, Assoc. Business Manager
Charles Cuson ....Advertising Manager
Milt Goetz........Circulation Manager

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