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PAGE FOUR

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

FRIDAY, MAY 1, 1953

The Case for a Film Course

THE REAPPEARANCE of "Metamorpho-
sis" on campus this week is more than
an occasion to applaud amateur films.
The mere fact that a small group, op-
erating within financial and technical
limitations, could produce a full-length
feature with such success, is of course im-
portant. The basic crudity of "Metamor-
phosis" cannot be ignored, but it aims
at a standard of artistic excellence that
the professional film industry constantly
overlooks despite its technical perfection.
An amateur film such as "Metamorpho-
sis" underscores the still-undeveloped po-
tentialities of the cinema art.
But "Metamorphosis" also indicates that
the time has come for the film to be more
than an appendage to the academic world.
The influence of the cinema has become too
important for its history, function and pos-
sibilities to be ignored in a liberal educa-
tion. If there is enough film interest now
to produce a full-length feature, why isn't
this interest expanded in the classroom?
Groups such as the Gothic Film Society and
Student Legislature Cinema Guild are able
to make films available to the general pub-
lic, but they cannot provide for film analy-
sis. The logical solution is to incorporate
the film in the college curriculum.
The University does maintain an Audio-
Visual Education Center that makes films
available for classroom use, supplementing
the course material. But no course is of-
fered here that considers the film as a spe-
cific form of expression. At the University
of Southern California, movies are accepted
as part of the American cultural scene, and
a major in motion pictures is offered. Un-
fortunately this acceptance hasn't pene-
trated further than the seat of the motion-
picture industry.
However, the creation of a film appre-

ciation course here is more than an in-
teresting possibility. Student and faculty
interest and available facilities all can-
cel out objections to expanding the elab-
orate art appreciation program of the
University, encompassing art, music, dra-
ma, and literature, to include the film.
First of all, there is a large supply of
significant films available for study, both
in the more convenient 16 mm. size, and
the 33 mm. films shown commercially. The
Film Library of the Museum of Modern Art
circulates programs of films to almost 2,000
institutions throughout the country at low
rental rates of $20 for a 16 mm. movie and
$40 for 35 mm. films. A number of groups,
both in Chicago and New York, circulate
representative foreign and American films,
although their selection is not as complete
as the Museum of Modern Art Film Library.
Facilities on this campus for presenting
both 16 mm. and 35 mm. films are ex-
cellent. The Audio-Visual Center is able
to furnish projectors and operators as part
of its service for all 16 mm. films. These
can be shown in any classroom, and in
most auditoriums on campus. As for the
commercial films, there are four places
on campus which have the more extensive
facilities necessary for their showing: Hill
Auditorium, Lydia Mendelssohn and Rack-
ham Amphitheater. The only additional
cost involved in showing 35 mm. films
(outside the rental fee) would be a un-
ion operator..
The scene is set for a film appreciation
course-the next step is up to the adminis-
tration. The motion picture has come a
long way since its first public showing in
1895. It is now a contemporary art worthy
of serious consideration, worthy of being
recognized in the University's curriculum.
-Debra Durchslag

T D
Tag Day
THE TRADITIONAL Tag Day bucket
will. be replaced today and tomorrow
by tin cans carefully marked with Fresh
Air Camp signs.
The containers are different, but the
cause is no less worthy than in previous
years. The drive gives the campus an
opportunity to contribute to the Univer-
sity Fresh Air Camp which provides sum-
mer recreation for over 400 underprivi-
leged Michigan boys. The camp, which
over the past years has taken on socio-
logical functions, provides a rehabilita-
tion program for the campers and a
training program for students in this
field.
According to tradition the tin cans
will be manned by students, faculty
members and alumni.
The campus will have a chance today
and tomorrow to show a sense of com-
munity responsibility by contributing
generously to Tag Day.
--The Senior Staff

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ette'4 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.

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Cairo Riots **.
To the Editor:
I SHOULD LIKE to see Profes-
sor Ramzi's evidence that the
burnings in Cairo on January 26,
1952, were the work of "the agents
of Farouk and the British." It will
take a lotto convince me that
Britain instigated the destruction
of British property in Cairo valu-
ed, at the time, at three to five
million pounds sterling. Accord-
ing to my information, from reli-
able neutral sources, the burnings
were the work of a well-organized
Egyptian group, possibly Ahmad
Husayn's party; they were allow-
ed to proceed unhindered 'by the
Egyptian police; and the Wafdist
Minister of the Interior, Fu'ad
Serag ad-Din, made no move to
call in the Egyptian army. After
a whole day of riots, the army
was called in by the King and
promptly restored order.
-George F. Hourani
Assistant Professor of
Arabic Studies

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demonstrating proper respect-a
deep-rooted trait of a real man,
and their need of manliness-an
assumed quality of a Gentleman,
not a child; of a University stu
dent, not a mere adolescent. With
the support of the fairer sex,
shown' by their intense applause
and their scattered antagonistic
remarks directed toward our com-
petitors, we were encouraged to
continue our singing.
Several male residents appeared
in the court jeering with white
sheets over their heads. What
were the intentions of these "gen-
tlemen?" Were they merely trying
to scare us out of the court - a
foolish trick instigated to frighten
twenty men away?
After directing our last song to-
ward these "practical jokers," we
left with our warm and hearty
spirits replaced with a feeling of
indignation toward tlese inci-
dents.
-James Echols
Arthur M. Townsend, III
Walter M .McMurtry
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WASHINGTON-Behind all the furor ov-
er the dismissal of Dr. Allen V. Astin
as head of the Bureau of Standards are
some interesting maneuvers hitherto un-
known to the public.
These quiet tactics center around the
Bureau's vital development work on fuses
for bombs, shells and guided missiles. For
years several large corporations have'
been anxious to take over the Bureau's
fuse program. Naturally if a private com-
pany gets in on the ground floor in de-
signing fuses, it would be in the best po-
sition to get subsequent multimillion-dol-
lar fuse-production contracts.
As far back as March 2, little more than
a month after Sinclair Weeks was sworn in
as Secretary of Commerce and as boss of
the Bureau of Standards, Moorehead Pat-
terson, President of the American Machine
and Foundry Co., paid a visit to the Bureau
of Standards. As head of the huge A.M.&F.
Co., and a good friend of Secretary Weeks,
Mr. Patterson was given a warm reception.
"I understand," said Patterson, "that
this whole research and development pro-
gram on fuses will soon be taken away
from the Bureau. I want you all to know
my company will be happy to pick up the
pieces." "In addition," he told the startled
scientists, "I'm ready to move the whole
operation, including personnel, to my Bos-
ton plant."
This was well before Sinclair Weeks fired
Dr. Astin.
It was also the first inkling the scientists
had that the nation's vital fuse program was
to be put on the auction block. In fact,
they were skeptical about Patterson's pre-
diction and went Ahead with their work.
Patterson, however, was so sure of his in-
formation that, before leaving Washington,
he made attractive financial offers to sev-
eral key scientists.
PENS AND FUSES
THE FOLLOWING WEEK, Fred K. Pow-
ell, Jr., vice-president of American Ma-
chine and Foundry, arrived in Washington.
Powell went so far as to tell Pentagon and
Commerce Departngnt officials that his
CURRENTn MOVE
aAt the Michigan.. .
AGAINST ALL FLAGS, with Maureen
O'Hara and Errol Flynn.
AS MIGHT BE expected from the title
and previews, this picture is not of the
highest calibre. It has nothing new to offer
except Maureen O'Hara wielding a wicked
sword.
The story is the usual cut-and-dried pi-
rates and British navy clash, with the
Invincible xood Men scoring their inevi-
table victory. Miss O'Hara is a bad-on-
the-outside but good-down-deep pirate
captain who uses Errol Flynn, a king's
spy, to make her escape from the barbar-
ism of the piratical life to the wonders
of urban society.
What mistakes the story fails to commit'
are amply replaced by the inefficiency of

company was ready to absorb the whole
fuse program "on a moment's notice."
Then, on March 25, Secretary Weeks
wrote a confidential letter to defense
boss Charlie Wilson urging the Pentagon
to remove the fuse program from Weeks'
own Bureau of Standards. Weeks' letter
to Wilson was disguised in official double-
talk, but its meaning was clear. He wrote:
"I bring this (fuse program) to your at-
tention in case you wish to delegate some-
one to check these expenditures and, per-
haps, suggest an examination and even a
re-evaluation of the research program."
At first this got no favorable response
from the Defense Department. Armed serv-
ices knew the amazing job the Bureau of
Standards had done on fuses. When others
failed, Bureau scientists had developed the
proximity fuse during World War II, the
fuse which explodes when it approaches its
target, and which causes the amazing guid-
ed missile to steer a course toward its tar-
get.
In fact, Army-Navy experts wrote a
confidential memo to Secretary of De-
fense Wilson warning against danger to
the guided-missile program if Dr. Astin
was not reinstated.
Later, however, Secretary of Commerce
Weeks got his way. His colleague, Secretary
of Defense Wilson, has now issued instruc-
tions to curtail further military research
funds for the Bureau of Standards.
NOTE: Assistant Secretary of Commerce
Sheaffer, the fountain-pen manufacturer,
told friends that one of the first things he
would do in Washington was shake up the
Bureau of Standards. He claimed they had
been unfair in testing one of his pens.
HEADLINES AND FOOTNOTES
COMPTROLLER GENERAL Lindsay War-
ren has ordered his accoupting sleuths
to audit the huge "mail payments" the gov-
ernment is ladling out to the airlines. It
was a similar investigation that led to re-
form of the Maritime Commission .
It's a neat trick if h'e can do it, but Con-
gressman Miller of Nebraska has promised
to make daylight saving time retroactive
for the Nation's Capital. In other words,
D.C. residents can turn their clocks ahead
an hour beginning last Sunday.
This proposal was made in all serious-
ness by Miller, after Congressman Bender
of Ohio urged quick action on the daylight
saving bill . . . . "I suppose we might try
to make it retroactive," offered Miller .. .
The Chinese Communists are quietly with-
drawing a full division from the Korean
front. Captured prisoners say it is on its
way back to China. This may be evidence
that the latest Chinese truce bid is gen-
uine.
Senator Chaves of New Mexico is flat on
his back at the Bethesda Naval Hospital.
Friends say he was driven there by worry
over Pat Hurley's unrelenting campaign
against him in New Mexico .'. . . Karl
Schlotterbeck is chief counsel of the House
Ways and Means Subcommittee now trying
to sabotage social security. In his spare
time, he also serves as a special consultant
to the new Secretary of Welfare, Mrs. Oveta
Culp Hobby, who is supposed to look out for
social security . . . . Communists are trying
to plant the rumor that the three atomic
explosions in Russia were misfires and that

At Hill Auditorium.. .
May Festival
EUGENE ORMANDY opened our sixtieth
May Festival by paying homage to Serge
Prokofieff, the Russian composer whose
death a few months ago signaled the end of
an era. He was the last Russian composer
who was able to practice his art on foreign
shores.
His seventh symphony is a shocking de-
parture from the works that preceded it.
Gone is the heavy orchestration and thick
texture that had made his music so weigh-
ty and ponderous. Gone is intensity, the
dynamic crescendos that related him to
the symphonic tradition, and perhaps
earned him the dubious Soviet epithet,
bourgeois formalist. Gone are the disson-
ances and clashes, a style from which he
was gradually taking leave through the
years anyway. Gone are the rather exotic-
ally contoured melodic intervals that had
defined his themes, and the motor rhythm
from which he had occasionally created
strength.
What is left is simplicity, banal simplici-
ty. Prokofieff's defenders have called this
work the composer's answer to his Com-
munist critics, to the purges of the last few
years. Though documented information on
this issue is most certainly not available, I
feel that this -is only half an answer. I have
never felt that Prokofieff reached maturity
as a composer. The modernity of the twen-
ties, to which he was exposed in Paris, has
always seemed to me inherently hostile to his
temperament. .
Prokofieff felt the seventh symphony. It
is almost Mahlerian in that it finds expres-
sivity in contrasting melodic sections, dwell-
ing on striking though simple harmonies,
reaching for romantic heights and epigra-
matic flavors, and leaving structure to the su-
perficial though obvious method of using four
movements related only in the return of the
first movement in the finale.
Organic structure, emotional depth is
not in this music. It is more like a French
ballet, music for the cinema, and at times
symphonic arrangements a la Kostalan-
etz. But throughout Prokofieff's career
this strain has been underlying. Is it not
at bottom basic to Peter and the Wolf,
Romeo and Juliet, and his fifth sympho-
ny? But here, where Prokofieff lays it bare,
it lacks individuality of style. There is too
much of other composers.
At times the work contains satire, a qulity
he immortalized in his Classical symphony.
This was shown by the cinematic theme in
the first movement, and by the rondo theme
of the last movement. But even here it is
too trite to be more than passively effective.
There is nothing irritating about this
work. It is tuneful, and pleasant. However it
lacks style, and thereby greatness. Taken as
a whole and also with his entire creative
output it represents a testimonial of a com-
poser who never found his expressive man-
ner, but who did approach the threshold.
Perhaps this is only justice to a man who,
from the reports we do have, also never com-
pleted his intellectual struggle.
Needless to say Mr. Ormandy gave the
work a stunning performance, with his
magnificent string section having free play
throughout. The Philadelphia orchestra is
the world's finest symphonic instrument,
and their playing of the "Academic Festi-
val Overture" of Brahms stated this fact
at the outset of the concert.
The soloist of the evening was Alexan-
der Brailowsky who performed the Cho-
pin E minor Concerto for Piano and Or-
chestra. Here is a work where the inspec-
chestra. Here is a work where interpre-
purposes there is none, expect for what the
repetition of themes gives.
The concerto has plenty of the melodic
lyricism for which the composer is fa-
mous. Brailowsky gave it a robust interpre-
tation, something not usually considered

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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

(Continued from Page 2)
Plant Layout Engineer, Chemist, As-
sociate Chemist; and for women: Asso-
ciate Organic Chemist, Assistant Mi-
crobiologist, Bacteriologist.
The Michigan Civil Service Commis-
sion announces examination for Mer-
cantile Inspector I, Blind Typist I,
and Architectural Engineer. Applica-
tions for the exams must be in no lat-
er than May 20. Further details con-
cerning the positions may be obtained
at the Bureau of Appointments.
Cooper Bessemer Co., of Mt. Vernon,
Ohio, is interested in hearing from
Mechanical and Industrial Engineers
as well as Business Administration stu-
dents with some Engineering training
for positions as salesmen within the
firm.
Robert Hal, Inc., New York City,
has openings for Sales Trainees. June
or recent graduates may apply for the
openings, and placement may be ob-
tained in various locations throughout
the country.
Ypsilanti State Hopsital has available
positions for Rehabilitation Therapists.
Those men and women with degrees in
Psychology, Sociology, Occupational
Therapy, and Speech Correction may
apply.
Solvay Process Division, Allied Chem-
ical & Dye Corp., of Detroit, has open-
ings in their Sales, Technical Service,
and Research Departments for Chemi-
cal Engineers or Chemists.
The Department of Highway, State
of Ohio, has open a Highway Training
Program for Civil Engineers. Those
graduating in June may apply for the
program.
Mueller Brass Co., of Port Huron,
Mich., is in need of Civil, Metallurgi-
cal, and Mechanical Engineers, in addi-
tion to Business Administration gradu-
ates for their Sales Organization.
Frankford Arsenal, of Philadelphia,
Pa., has available openings for Mechan-
ical, Electrical, and Electronic Engineers,
as well as Physicists. A bulletin and de-
tails concerning the positions are avail-
able at the Bureau of Appointments.
For appointments, applications, and
further information concerning these
and other openings, contact the Bureau
of Appointments, 3528 Administration
Building, Ext. 371.
Lectures
University Lecture, auspices of the
Department of History, "What Luther
Means in Germany Today," Dr. Gerhard
Ritter, Professor of Modern History, the
University of Freiburg, Fri., May 1, 4:15
p.m., Angell Hall Auditorium A. Fac-
ulty, students, and the general public
are invited.
Academ*ic Notices
Doctoral Examination for John Wal-
ter Gyr, Social Psychology; thesis:
"Theory of Interpersonal Decision," Fri.,
May 1, East Co'uncil Room, Rackham
Building, at 4 p.m. Chairman, A. F.
Zander.
Doctoral Examination for Prahliad C.
Rajam, Bacteriology; thesis: "The Effect
' of Pneumonia, Produced by D. Pneu-
moniae, Type I on the Ascorbic Acid
of Tissues of the Guinea Pig," Sat.,
May 2, 1564 East Medical Building, at
9 a.m. Chairman, W. J. Nungester.
Concerts
May Festival Programs.
Second Concert, Fri., May 1, 8:30:
Bach Mass in B minor-soloists: Doro-
thy Warenskjold, soprano; Janice Mou-
dry, contralto; Harold Haugh, tenor;
Kenneth Smith, bass; with University
Choral Union, Philadelphia Orchestra,
Thor Johnson, conductor.
Third concert, Sat., May 2, 2:30: Zino
Francescatti, violinist. Program: Ros-
sini Overture "L'Italiana in Algeri";
Tschaikowsky Overture-Fantasia, "Ro-
meo and Juliet"; Beethoven Concerto
in D major for Violin and Orchestra;
Alexander Hilsberg, conductor. Festival
Youth Chorus, Marguerite Hood, con-
ductor, in a Suite of Songs by Benjamin
Britten; and Philadelphia Orchestra.
Fourth concert, Sat., May 2, 8:30: Ce-
sare Siepi, bass; Philadelphia Orches-
tra; Eugene Ormandy, conductor. Pro-
gram: Strauss "Don Juan"; Hinremith
"Mathis der Maler"; Weinberger Polka
and Fugue from "Schwanda"; and
arias-Mozart "Mentre ti lascio"; Ver-
di* "Ella giammai m'amno" from "Don
Carlo"; and Gomez "Di sposo di pa-
dre" from "Salvator Rosa."
Fifth concert, Sun., May 3, 2:30: Ru-
dolf Firkusny, pianist; Philadelphia
Orchestra; University Choral Union;
Thor Johnson, conductor. Program:
Schubert Overture in the Italian Style;
Martin u Concerto No. 2 for Piano and
Orchestra; two choral works-Brahms
"Triuphlied,",and "Prairie" by Norm-
and Lockwood with baritone solo by Ara
Berberian.

Carillon Recital. Wendell Westcott,
Carillonneur of Michigan State Col-
lege, will appear as guest carillonneur
at 1:30 Saturday afternoon, May 2, play-
ing on the Charles Baird Carillon in
Burton Memorial Tower. His program
will include selections from Handel's
"Water Music," three songs by Stephen
Foster, Praeludium by Rtters; two
works by Debussy, Berceuse, written by
Mr. Westcott, and Rachmaninoff's Pre-
lude in C-sharp minor.
Composers Forum, Monday evening,
May 4, 8:30, Rackham Assembly Hall.
The program is as follows: Sonata for
Horn and Piano by Leslie Bassett;
Dance Suite by William Doppmann;
.String Trio by Reginald Hall; Piano
Sonata by Don-David Lusterman; String
Trio by Jerome Jelinek, and Sonata for
Cello and Piano by George Wilson. The
works will be performed by Ted Evans,
horn; Darlene Rhodus, flute; Robert
Onofrey. clarinet; Rov Yttrehus, tim-
pani; Unto Erkkila, violin; David Ire-
land, viola; Jerome Jelinek and Camil-
la Heller, cello; Wilbur Perry and Wil-
liam Doppmann, piano. The general
public is invited.
Events Today
Forum on College and University
Teaching. Final session today from 3
to 5 p.m. Rackham Amphitheater. Top-
le: How to Evaluate the Student's Prog-
ress. Professors Bradley M. atten and
Leo A. Schmidt will discuss "Good' and
Bad Examinations"; Professors Edward
J. Furst and Mabel E. Rugen will dis-
cuss "Additional Factors to Consider."
Professor Algo D. Henderson will serve
as chairman. Faculty of the Universi-
ty and graduate students are invited.
Department of Astronomy. Visitors'
Night, 8 p.m. Mr. L. R. Doherty will
speak on "Shooting Stars." After the
illustrated lecture in 2003 Angell Hall,
the Students' Observatory on the fifth
floor will be open for telescopic ob-
servation of Saturn and a double star,
if the sky is clear, or forinspection of
the telescopes and planetarium, if the
sky is cloudy. Children are welcomed,
but must be accompanied by adults.
The Episcopal Student Foundation
presents the Series of Five, a series
of informal lectures by outstanding
speakers. The third of the series will
be the Rt. Rev. Richard S. Emrich,
Bishop of Michigan, who will speak
on "Birth Control - Sin? Christian?"
Fri., May 1, at 7 p.m., 218 N. Division.
All interested persons invited.
Westminster Guild Great Books Sem-
inar at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian
Church Student Center. Discussion of
"Roadsrto Agreement" by Stuart Chase.
Sponsored by the Graduate Group. Ev-
eryone welcome. Refreshments. The
Student Center is open Friday and Sat-
urday evenings until 12o'clock.
Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Today
In the Union from 2 to 4 p.m. All "Pin-
afore" principals.
Motion Pictures, auspices of Univers-
sity Museums, "Earth," "Mountain
Building" and "Work of Rivers." 7:30
p.m. Kellogg Auditorium. No admis-
sion charge.
Freshman Rendezvous Reunion and
Work Day at the Fresh Air Camp.
Breakfast at Lane Hall, 6:30 a.m.
Transportation by bus. Call Ext. 2851
for reservationis.
Wesley Foundation. Rollerskating
Meet in the Wesley Lounge at 8 p.m.
Psychology Club. Discussion and
planning for future programs, 3 p.m.
3415 Mason Hall. All interested students
are invited.
SL International Week Sub-Commit-
tee will meet at 3:10 at the SL Building.
Congregational Disciples Guild. Meet
at Guild House for supper hike, 5;30-
8:00 p.m.
The Tennis Club will meet today at
4 p.m. at W.A.B. All interested coeds are
invited to attend.
Roger Williams Guild. At 8 p.m. we
hold an informal party in and out of
the Fellowship Hall. Come dressed to
hike.
Coming Events
Economics Club. Professor Gottfried
Haberler, of the Department of Eco-
nomics, Harvard University, will speak
on "Recent Developments in Business
Cycle Theory," at 8 p.m., Mon., May 4,
Rackham Amphitheater. All staff mem-
bers and students in Economics and
Business Administration are invited.
Others who are interested will be wel-

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Busboys and Unions . . . Con jested Hallways
To the Editor: To the Editor:
A LOOK AT some figures will WAS IN total sympathy with
show that the wage demands the remarks of Mr. Davis in
of the West Quad strikers are Wednesday's Daily on the deplor-
completely justified. Before 1949, ably conjected condition at the
dorm fees averaged $475-$500 per junction of Haven, Mason, and
year (as stated in University ca- Angell Halls.
talogue). In the same period, bus- There are several ways in which
boys earned $.65 and $.70 per this situation might be improved.
hour. Taking the lower figure in For one the Mason Hall stairwell
each case, that means that a bus- which is located directly off the
boy had to work 731 hours in or- lobby might be widened to'take
der to earn room and board. more traffic. This would be an
In 1952, dorm fees averaged expensive undertaking but in view
$650, while busboys earned $.80 of the seriousness of the conjes-
per hour the first semester (150 tion and the likelihood of acci.
hours) and $.85 thereafter. That dents it might be a small price to
means that at $.80 per hour a bus- pay.
boy had to work 813 hours to earn Also at the point where the new
his room and board. building joins Angell Hall a wider
The difference between 813 staircase or possibly a ramp might
hours and 731 hours is the extra be installed to take the heavy
amount busboys had to work last flow of traffic. There is presently
year, compared with -1949, to earn sufficient lobby space to do this
their room and board. so teiat the costs of alterations
Thus the busboys are subsidiz- rnighit not be unreasonable. At
ing the University by 82 hours of least the possibility might be in-
free work, or, at $.80 per hour, vestigated.
they are subsidizing the Univer- The one area that is difficult to
sity by $65.60 per year. solve and that we must resign
To express the same thing in ourselves to is the corridor be-
percentages, dorm costs have in- tween the auditoriums. Here the
creased 36% in this period, while architects were faced with a limit-
busboys' wages have gone up only ed amount of space between An-
23%. gell and Haven Halls in which to
In light of these facts, the strik- cram four auditoriums. As a result
ers deserve the full support of the the circulation space was dras-
I student body, and particularly of tically cut down below what it
the other working students. We should be.

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should offer to help them in every
possible way so they. can win a
decent wage.
The University is attempting to
break this strike by hiring young
high school women to work at the
evening meal. What right does the
University have to engage in
strikebreaking when working peo-
ple's taxes in this state pay for a
large part of University costs?
In spite of this, the students can
win if they cooperate and work
for the raise in an organized way.'
Now is a good time to form a un-
ion of every working student in
Ann Arbor to secure a decent,
minimum $1.00 hourly wage.
-Mike Sharpe, Chairman
Labor Youth League
.* * *
Cat Calls . .
To the Editor:
AFTER HAVING been received
graciously by five of the wo-
men's dormitories on the campus
of the great Michigan University,
Kappa Alpia Psi Fraternity, in
high spirits, journeyed toward its
destination: the co-ed dormitory,
East Quadrangle. With the sing-
ing of our initial greeting song,
the ladies, by their immediate ap-
pearance at the windows and their
anticipatory applause indicated
the extent of their interest and
inspired our group to give its all.
But no sooner had we begun,
we were impeded by discourteous
jeering and cat-calls which were
initiated by the "gentlemen" on
the opposite side of the court,
thus displaying their dire need of
Little Man On Campus

-Joseph Savin
Sixty-Third Year
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