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PAGE FOUL THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 1953

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BEHIND
THE LINES...
By CAL SAMRA
Daily Editorial Director
"THE PECULIAR malady of my times ...
was . . . vacant freedom and indeter-
mihate progress: VorWarts! Avanti! On-
ward! Full speed ahead! without asking
whether before you was not a bottomless
pit." So writes pholosopher George Santay-
ana in his posthumously published "My
Host the World."
If Santayana, the esthete, the contem-
plator, ever discovered the "essence" .of
anything, in the above observation he as
laid his finger on one of the most sapping
ailments of modern society. The 20th cen-
tury has witnessed a score of gnostic crack-
pots-the fascists, the Nazis, the Commu-
nists-racing to a Utopia they can neither
define nor adequately explain.
Chances are that a chasm lies at the oth-
er end of the rainbow, but undaunted, the
visionaries accelerate their pace, bulldoz-
ing anyone who happens to be taking a slow
stroll along the way. In their wake, they
leave destruction and tyranny.
Adjacent to this column is an analysis
of one such type of mind-the Marxist
mind-examined by Prof. Frank Grace. As
he points out, it is a mystical mind which
posits a future heaven on earth populated
by several billion impeccable saints re-
gardless if several million bourgeois "sin-
ners" have to be liquidated along the way
in order to reach that paradise.
Prof. Grace's .analysis sheds some light
on the inner workings and thought patterns
of this rigid, paradoxical "intellect" which
represents the height of scientific dogmatism.
It is, I believe, a trenchant contribution to
an understanding of what we are up against'
-an understanding which all too few Amer-
icans possess.
-INVESTIGATIONS-
P, as Santayana says, this is the age of
progressive mania, it is also the age of
the government investigation looking back-
wards. The number of investigatiins which
our own Congress is conducting at the pres-
ent time has reportedly reached a ridiculous
100.
Every Congressman,- apparently, wants
to get in the act, and aspiring to greatness,
these sleuths have crowded front pages
with probes of comic books, magazines,
books, movies, crime, Korea, Cummnists in
colleges, government, industry, et a
While many of these investigations have
proved profitable, many others have been ei-
ther insignificant or unsavory. The House
Un-Ameican Activities Committee's probe
into colleges, for instance, has not yet been
productive of anything. In this case, as in
many others, it would have been far wiser
to leave the problem in the hands of the
individual institutions involved.
The college investigations attained their
ludicrous peak last week when the House
Committee and the Senate internal securi-
ty subcommittee clashed over a matter of
jurisdiction. House committee chairman Vel-
de had suggested to Senate committee chair-
man Jenner that the two groups hold joint
hearings.
"It isn't going to happien," rejoined Jen-
ner, "We were in the field first. We're going
on with our investigation."
A glimmer of sanity broke through last
week, however, when Republican leaders in
the House, wary of so many projected
probes, announced that they would try to
place limits on the number of investiga-
tions in future. Also, Velde was harnessed
by his own Committee after his naive
slap at the churches.
It is time that Congress realized that there
is such a thing as abusing its power to in-
vestigate, and that once launched, its com-
mittees must approach their subject with
caution and discretition.

CURRENT MOVIES
At the State . .
I CONFESS, with Montgomery Clift and
Anne Baxter.
WHILE there are many fine and exciting
moments in this picture, for a number
of reasons it is not Alfred Hitchcock at his
best. He has allowed the elements of sus-
pense to become confused with doctrines of
faith, and his picture comes off the worse
for it.
Montgomery Clift takes the part of a
Catholic priest who has had an affair
with another man's wife; he hears the
conf sion of a German refugee who
murdered the man blackmailing the
woman.
Perhaps the best feature of the film is the
manner in which the story is told, a series
of flashbacks, confessions, testimony, and
the like, which make it seem highly unified
and tightly conceived. The action itself is
kept to a minimum until the final violent
scene, making it seem all the more violent
and conclus ve. The trial scene is a pleasing
departure from the usual Hollywood variety,
condensing it to really the only important
data and omitting the supposedly suspense-
ful trivia.
Montgomery Clift must soon attain the
stature of veteran actor, at least if he
continues the fine work he has done in
this and preceding pictures. He has a

VOICE OF THE FACULTY:
The Communist Mind

On College Probes

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article is
another in a weekly series of commentaries on
various topics by prominent University faculty
members. The author of today's article, Prof.
Frank Grace, of the political science depart-
ment, teaches a popular, though intensive, course
in the development of political theory.)
By PROF. FRANK GRACE
ONE OF THE BEST descriptions of the
Communist mind and the nature of
Communism's appeal is found in a work
which antedates the Communist Manifesto
by more than 250 years. Although the Pre-
face to Richard Hooker's Laws of Ecclesias-
tical Polity (1594) was an analysis of the
nature of radical Puritanism, it applies with
equal validity to any movement, political or
religious, which breaks abruptly with tradi-
tion in the name of its exclusive truth and
seeks the establishment of an order of saints
in which perfect justice will reign-Marx-
ism's "from everyone saccording to his
faculties, to every one according to his
needs".
That Communism is a secular religion
with a perfected theological system admits
of no doubt. It is sufficient to point out
that its views of nature, man, society, and
history blend into a unitary concept em-
bracing the whole of reality. The value
of Hooker's analysis, therefore, lies not so
much in the fact that it points up the
religious nature of Communism (even the
late Harold Laski appreciated this) as in
its explanation of what this nature in-
volves. Few, if any, contemporary analyses
afforded a more profound insight into the
nature of the challenge of Communism
and the way in which it must be met..
What is the appeal of Communism-what
"general inducements are used to make sale-
able (its) cause in gross"? Hooker points to
four. "First, in the hearing of the multitude
the faults especially of higher callings are
ripped up with marvellous exceeding severity
and sharpness of reproof; which being
oftentimes done begetteth a great good
opinion of integrity, zeal, and holiness, to
such constant reprovers of sin ... " The
second step is "to impute all faults and cor-
ruptions, wherewith the world aboundeth,
unto the kind of ... government establish-
ed." Logically the next step is "to propose
their own form of . . . government, as the
only sovereign remedy of all evils; and to
adorn it with all the glorious titles that may
be." The final step in this process of in-
ducement "is by fashioning the very no-
tions and conceits of men's minds in such
sort ... they .may think that every thing
soundeth towards the advancement of that
discipline, and to the utter disgrace of the
contrary "
Persons drawn to "the cause" by such
inducements-persons whose "affections
do frame their opinions"' - become
obsessed with their mission. They follow
eagerly the teachings "of such as are
known that way to incline . . . and,. .
seek all occasions of secret conference
with such." They become so dedicated to
the cause and its leadership as "oftentimes
even to overcharge themselves, for such
men's sustenance and relief, lest their
zeal to the cause should any way be un-
witnessed." Once converted, their faith
is virtually unshakeable. "If once they
have tasted of that cup, let any man of

contrary opinion open his mouth to per-
suade them, they close up their ears, his
reasons they weigh not .. ." And although
"instruction doth them no good, let them
feel but the least degree of most merci-
fully-tempered severity" and they adopt an
air of martyrdom. In such an attitude-
Hooker perceived a grave danger of "the
overthrow of all learning" and an under-
mining of "those most renowned habita-
tions where through the goodness of Al-
mighty God all commendable arts and
sciences are with exceeding great industry
hitherto studied, proceeded in, and pro-
fessed."
The greatest danger of such groups as
those addressed by Hooker is not, however,
their closed mind and their contempt for
truth. Rather the danger lies in their firm
conviction that they are the agents through
which the end of history is to be realized.
They are under compulsion to take their
truth to all the earth, "although the world
by receiving it should be clean turned upside
down." This task involves the removal of
"Both things and persons which anyway
hinder it from taking place; and in such
cases if any strange or new thing seem re-
quisite to be done, a strange and new opin-
ion concerning the lawfulness thereof is
whithal received and broached under coun-
tenance of divine authority." Once in a
position of power the process of corruption
begins, and the professed ideals become sub-
verted. Imperfect justice becomes more im-
perfect, inequalities in the distribution of
property become greater, and rather than
"wither away" the state become the instru-
ment of a new tyranny. The justification
to which Hooker pointed was that "the
meek ones must inherit the earth". Today
these "meek ones" are recognized as pro-
letarians.
It would be possible to extend the por-
tions of Hooker's Preface applicable to
Communism to much greater length, but
it is not necessary. The important thing
to note, taken from his own statement of
purpose, is that "when the minds of men
are once erroneously persuaded that it is
the will of God (or the necessity of
dialectical materialism) to have those
things done which they fancy, their opin-
ions are as thorns in their sides, never
suffering them to take rest till they have
brought their speculations into practice."
In the face of the threat presented by such
an attitude, one argument and one argument
only is convincing. That argument is force.
Moral condemnation, appeals to the opinions
of mankind, and notes of protest are, to say
the least, insufficient. The desirable is not
always the possible, as Mr. James Reston
has recently suggested on this campus. We
must put aside attitudes and desires not
founded in reality and with a full apprecia-
tion of the nature of our challenge resolve to
meet it whatever the cost. This, Hooker
would have been prepared to do. "For if
God be not the author of confusion but of
peace, then can he not be the author of our
refusal, but of our contentment, to stand
unto some definitive sentence; without
which almost impossible it is that either we
should avoid confusion, or ever hope to
attain peace."

-Daily-Bill Hampton
"Well, class! We seem to have one more present than the record calls for!"
DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

(Continued from Page 2)
Student Recital. Evelyi Brooks, stu-
dent of piano with Barian Owen, will
present a recital in partial fulfillment
of the requirements for the degree of
Bachelor of Music ft 8:30 Sunday eve-
ning, Mar. 15, in Auditorium A, Angell
Hall. It will include compositions by
Bach, Stravinsky, Beethoven, and De-
bussy, and will be open to the gen-
eral public.
Concerts
Student Recital. Evelyn Brooks, stu-
dent of piano with Marian Owen, will
present a recital in partial fulfillment
of therequirements for the degree of
Bachelor (if Music at 8:30 Sunday eve-
ning, Mar. 15, in Auditorium A, An-
gell Hall. It will include compositions
by Bach, Stravinsky, Beethoven, and
Debussy, and will be open to the general
public.
Faculty Concert. wilbur Perry, pi-
anist, will be heard in a recital at 8:30
Monday evening, Mar. 16, in Lydia
Mendelssohn Theater. The program will
open with Bach's Prelude and Fugue
in A minor, followed by Mozart's Fan-
tasy No. 4, K. 475 and Sonata in C mi-
nor, K. 457. After intermission Mr. Per-
ry will play three Chopin works, Noc-
turne, Op. 9, No. 1, Nocturne, Op. 15, No.
1, and Ballade, Op. 52; Rhekhaminoff's
Prelude, Op. 32, No. 12 and Moment
Musicale, Op. 16, No. 4 will conclude
the program. The general public will
be admitted without charge.
Student Recital. Vivien Milan, Mez-
zo-soprano, will be heard at 8:30 Tues-
day evening, Mar. 17, in the Rackham
Assembly Hall, singing a program of
compositions by Handel, Mussorgsky,
Schumann, Ponchielli, and Menotti.
Presented in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the Master of Music
degree, it will be open to the general
public. Miss Milan is a pupil of Harold
Haugh.
Exhibitions
Museum of Art, Alumni Memorial
Hall Staff artists of the Big Ten, Mar.
4-25; Fifth Inter-Arts Fstival Exhibit,
Mar. 8-29. Weekdays 9 to 5; Sunday 2
to 5. The public is invited.
Events Today
Westminster Guild. Student Bible
Seminar, 10:30 a.m. Discussion of the
meditation from last Wednesday's Ves-
per Service. Guild meeting at 6:30
p.m. in the Student Lounge. Andrew
Kimball will discuss the Mormon faith.
Social hour afterwards. Come and Join
us.
Unitarian Student Group. A joint so-
cial evening at 7:30 p.m. with the
Young Friends and Hillel groups at the
Hillel Building (1429 Hill St.) Games,
group singing, refreshments.
Newman Club. Another in the series
of Marriage Lectures, "Medical-Ethi-
cal Aspects of Marriage," by Dr. Edmond
Botch, St. Mary's Chapel, 4 p.m. for
women only; 7 p.m. for men only.
Westminster Guild. All seniors and
graduate students who will not be
with us next year are invited to serve
as a nominating committee for next
year's officers. The meeting will be
held in Room 205, First Presbyterian
Church, 3:00 p.m. today.
Michigan Christian Fellowship. Mr.
David Adeney. LV.C.F. Senior Staff
Member, formerly staff member in
China, will speak on "The Humility of
Christ's Suffering" lit 4 p.m. in Fire-
side Room, Lane Hall. Everyone wel-
come. Refreshments.
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Student
Club. Supper program, 5:30 p.m., fol-
lowed by discussion "The Rights of My
Government."
Roger Williams Guild. Student Bible
Class studies Isaiah 55 to 66, 9:45 am.
Meet in the Chapman Room at 6:30
p.m.for short meeting before going to
Methodist Church to hear Miss Muriel
Lester, who speaks on Prayer.
Evangelical and Reformed Student
Guild. At 7 p.m., Lane Hall, Mr. Lyman
S. Abbott, of Detroit, member of Chris-
tian Science State Committee on Pub-
lication, will discuss "What Does
Christian Science Teach?"
Lutheran Student Association. Mr.
Otto Betz, German student from Ober-
lin College,, will speak at 7 p.m. in the
Lutheran Student Center on his ex-
periences as a Russian prisoner of war.
Congregational Disepiles Guild. Rev.
George Barger will speak and lead a
discussion on The Living Bible in the
Mayflower Room of the Congregation-
al Church, 7 p.m. All students wel-
come.

Hillel. The Friends Group and the
Unitarians will meet at 7 p.m. at Hil-
lel. Dancing and games, refreshments
will be served.
Hillel Supper Club is serving dinner
from 6 to 7 p.m., Hillel Foundation.
Informal Folk-singing Session at 8
p.m. at Robert Owen Co-op House, 1017
Oakland. Everybody invited.
Tryouts for all freshmen women on
the Blue Team who are interested in
being in the floorshow for Frosh Week-
end will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. and
from 7 to 10 p.m. at the League.
Gilbert and Sullivan. Pinafore re-
hearsals. Chorus at League and princi-
pals at Union. 7 p.m.
Unitarian Student Group. 7:30 p.m.
Joint social evening with the Young
Friends and Hillel groups at Hillel
Building (1429 Hill St.). Games, sing-
ing, refreshments.
Coming Events
Open Forum, Topic, "Immortality,"
be presented briefly, followed by free-
for-all discussion. Lane Hall Fireside
Room, Monday, 8 p.m.
School of Education Convocation hon-
oring candidates for the teacher's cer-
tificate will be held in the Rackham
Lecture Hall on Monday afternoon,
Mar. 16, at three o'clock. The program
will be open to the public. Vice-Presi-
dent Niehuss will preside and the Hon-
orable G. Mennen Williams, Governor
of the State of Michigan, will speak on
"Developing Human Resources in Mich-
igan." The Convocation will be followed
by a coffee hour and reception in the
Assembly Hall at four o'clock.
SRA Inter-cultural Outing, Saline
Valley Farms, Sat. and Sun., Mar. 21-22.
Phone reservations to Lane Hall by
Wed., Mar. 18.
Motion Picture. Fifteen-minute film.
"The Living Cell," shown Mon. through
Sat. at 10:30, 12:30, 3, and 4 o'clock
and on Sun. at 3 and 4 o'lock only, 4th
floor, University Museums Building.
La Petite Causette will meet tomor-
row from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the North
Cafeteria of the Michigan Union. All
interested students are invited.
Generation fiction staff will meet at
7:30 Monday in the Publications Build-
ing.
Young Democrats, Tues., Mar. 17, 7
p.m. Room 3A Union. Mr. Neil Staeb-
ler, chairman of Democratic State Cen-
tral Committee will speak on the top-
ic, "Drivers-Not Back Seat Drivers."
All interested persons are invited to at-
tend.
Social Work Club, Monday, March ,16,
Kalamazoo Room, League, 8 p.m. An-
drew Brown, social worker of UAW-CIO
will be speaker.
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IN RETROSPECT:
Values of Career Plannmg
Discussed by ' Alumnus
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Mr. Roesser was business manager of The Daily from
1924-5,graduating from the University in 1925. A successful businessman, he
presently vice-president of the J.W. Clement Co, printers, Buffalo, N.Y.
This is the fourth in a series of articles by prominent Daily alumni
re-evaluating their college life in terms of their later experience.)
By WILLIAM D. ROESSER
Daily Business Manager, 1924
RECENTLY, AT A MEETING of The American Management
Association in New York City which was limited to a small group
of businessmen, the Executive vice president of one of this country's
large corporations asked the men present to raise their hands if
they were in the line of work or the position that they had planned
to be in, when they were in college. Only one out of the eighteen men
present go indicated. Now, this did not mean that they had not
achieved success in their work nor did it indicate an aimless ambition
at the time they started their college careers. Further discussion
showed that this representative group of men had been motivated by
certain definite ambitions; they had trained themselves mentally and
had a broadening in their education that enabled them to achieve
the positions they atpresent hold.
It seems to me that as far as college curriculum is concerned,
that it should be chosen on the basis of interest, preference and
natural aptitudes at 'the time such a course is started. Those
men and women who find, by happenstance or planning, that they
belong in the semi-professional or professional courses .such as
engineering, architecture, denistry, medicine or teaching have a
somewhat easier answer to your questions than those who choose a
liberal arts course, or even for that matter a business administration
course and that the happiest combination for people in the pro-
fessional courses would be a good background of liberal arts before
they begin their professional courses.
Just learning, is not the answer to getting the most out of a
college career. While it is true that you may find yourself later in
life in a position other than what you had originally planned when
you entered, the chances are that you would not have achieved what-
ever success that position gives you, were it not for certain basi
university. What do you want to make of your life?
The first of these is motivitation. What are your ambitions?
What are your desires? What caused you to be in a college or a
university. What do you want to make of your life?
The second thing is to acquire intelligently good work habits,
so that without spoiling a well balanced college career, in after life
you can budget your time and get the very most that you can but
of it.
The third thing, it seems to me, is to be "hungry". While economic
hunger is a great motivating force and helps to push us onward to
certain goals, there are other hunger ambitions that help us to
excel in any chosen field or any field in which our energies are later
directed.
And finally, in addition, the normal courses offered in any cur-
riculum become of no value unless they teach you to think, not only
on the technical details of what that course offers but by applying
those basic good mental habits, to situations in life as we meet them
both within and without our business or profession. Take those
courses, therefore, that will not only train us in the facts of a partic-
ular course but will help to train us in good thinking habits and
broad thinking habits. For of what uselisfa trained mind unless it
can be put to practical use in our later life.
What a . student does in extracurricular activities depends on
what he or she wants to accomplish. Certainly such activities help
one to meet and know individuals they might not otherwise meet in
a large university. Properly handled, they help for a broadening and
an understanding of other people. In cases such as my own, where I
was taking business administration courses, work on the business
side of The Michigan Daily gave me a practical experience which,
coupled with my courses, helped me greatly in getting my feet on
the ground when I moved into the business field. on the other
hand, activities in publications, sports, amateur plays, musicals,
fraternities can be just as valuable in a certain sense, if the con-
tacts there help to broaden one and the right perspective and balance
is kept between one's studies and these activities. Too much of
any one can hurt, instead of helping.
And above all things, the student who is active in outside organi-
zations should not, in any sense, criticize that one who is devoting his
or her time to his studies and pure research in those fields. Introverts
are as valuable to the world as extroverts, depending on each one's
ambition in life.
The univesity offers such broad possibilities to every student,
depending on his ambitions that one can get most anything that
one is after in achieving his ambition as to what he wishes to make
of his life.
Finally, from the number of younger men whom it has been
my pleasure to interview for positions in business, I believe that More
of them know what they want to do, where they want to go and are
better trained for it than we were who graduated twenty or twenty-
five years ago.
/ettee 3TO 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.

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WASHINGTON- Secretary of Defense
Charles E. Wilson went into a complete,
through secret reverse last week. After
telling a senate committee he could make
no real cuts in the defense budget, he order-
ed the Navy to cut by two billions, the Air
Force by two billions, and the Army by a
quarter billion.
Reason for the reversal was a determin-
ed desire on the part of budget director
Joe Dodge to chop expenses, plus realiza-
tion that in the armed forces there's the
greatest fat.
Here is some news which may help Dodge
and Wilson.
A little over a year ago-Feb. 4, 1952-this
column reported in detail how the -Army,
Navy, Air Force overlapped, duplicated, and
competed with each other in buying sup-
plies. In such a relatively simple item as
carpenter's squares, for instance, a carpent-
er's square for the quartermaster corps
cost 65 cents, for the Navy $2, for the Army
$1.90, for the signal corps, $2.10, for the
Army engineers $1.48, for the Air Force
$1.40.
Furthermore, even within the Army it-
self, there is no standaiization of carpent-
er's squares, so that the Army catalog
"contained six separate specifications for
squares-the signal corps', ordnance's,
transportation's, engineers', chemical war-
fare's, and quartermaster corps'. On top
of this, Air Force has to have a seventh
number, and the bare cost of reprinting
Army catalogs to add the Air Force's 7th
number is about $1,500,000."

and Eddie Hebert of Louisiana performed
extensive research on armed services dupli-
cation, finally passed a law requiring the
Army, Navy, Air Force to compile one cata-
log from which they all would order instead
of competing against each other through
separate catalogs.
The law was passed on July 1, 1952.
Since then, the Defense Department has
had 300 people working full time in Wash-
ington, plus 3,000 people working part time
in the field to compile a joint armed
services catalog. Finally, after spending
$87,000,000, they have produced the first
edition-a catalog on "subsistence" or
food-length, 40 pages!
In contrast, the complete purchasing
catalogs of the Army, Navy, Air Force fill
one room. So, at the rate of $87,000,000 for
40 pages, it will take billions to complete
the entire catalog.
Bedell Smith informs me that I was in
error in reporting that John Foster Dulles
suspended Alfred H. Morton, head of the
Voice of America in New York during the
McCarthy investigation, only to reinstate
him next day General SmitJ says that
he, not Dulles, suspe.nded Morton. Glad to
make this correction. However, if General
Smith, a close friend of Anna Rosenberg,
who knew how she was crucified by Mc-
Carthy and who knows McCarthy's unfair
methods, can get as jittery as he showed
himself in the Morton incident, then the
State Department is really going to pieces.
National Council of Churches, New York--
Congressman Velde who wants to probe the
churches was elected with the heavy finan-
cial support of the gambling and liquor

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Sixty-Third Yea
Edited and managed by students of
the University of Michigan under the
authority of the Board in Control of
Student Publications.
Editorial Staff
Crawford Young.......Managing Editor
Barnes Connable..........City Editor
Cal Samra...........Editorial Director
Zander Hollander......Feature Editor
Sid Klaus .......Associate City Editor
Harland Britz........Associate Editor
Donna Hendleman.....Associate Editor
Ed Whipple...... ........Sports Editor
John Jenks...Associate Sports Editor
Dick Sewell..Associate Sports Editor
Lorraine Butler......Women's Editor
Mary Jane Mills, Assoc. Women's Editor
Don Campbell .... Chief Photographer
Business Staff
Al Green.............Business Manager
Milt Goetz.......Advertising Manager
Diane Johnston,...Assoc. Business Mgr.
Judy Loehnberg. Finance Manager
Harlean Hankin.. . .Circulation Manager

SL Election Rules-...
To the Editor:
WEDNESDAY, March 11, was a
black day in the -history of the
Student Legislature. The lack of
foresight and understanding of
the members of the Student legis-
lature is appalling to me and to
many other residents in the quad-
rangles.
After debate and parliamentary
wrangling the SL voted down the
by-law regarding the observance
of house regulations on campaign
practices. In offering various "ar-
guments" against the motion some
legislators obviously did not realize
how foolishly-naive they were.
It is a constant problem in the
residence halls to keep posters on
the wall. Inconsiderate and in-
discriminate candidates decorate
the walls throughout the houses
with their campaign literature.
Needless to say, the very fact that
these posters are everywhere in-
cites the apathy and indignation
of many students. It is a problem
of many house councils to give
the candidates adequate publicity.
To do this many of the houses
have restricted the posters to stair-
wells and bulletin boards to pro-
tect the candidates ,- to protect
them from having their posters

munity could not see how their
legislators behave. It is also unfor-
tunate that the candidates who in
good faith abided by the regula-
tions last fall are forced to sit as
legislators on a group on which
some of the members lacked the
spirit of fair play and honesty.
I hope that those houses which
have adopted campaign poster reg-
ulations, follow them and enforce
them. I am also certain that those
candidates who do follow the rules
and who do respect the authority
of the house and quad councils will
be rewarded by the votes of the
men and the women of those
houses. I personally do not feel
that any candidate who does not
recognize the authority and the
au4tonomy of the house and quad
councils is not fit to sit as a mem-
ber of the Student Legislature,
-Stanley R. Levy
S ** * *
Lonely ....
To the Editor:
MY PURPOSE in writing this
letter is to see if any co-ed
might be interested in correspond-
ing with a G.I.
The brief facts about the au-
thor of this request is the story of
an airman being stationed on a
small island in the South Pacific
who has spare time and would like

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