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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

THURSDAY, OC7TOBLR 29, 1953

PAGE FOUR ThUiL.~,DAY, OCTO$kIL 29, 1953

In Spite of Directives,
Empty Shelves

"Mind If I Make A Suggebi on?"

D RAMA

A REPrJ RT concerning actix ties of Uni-
ted States Information Service libraries
abroad has just been issued from Berlin,
with the result that the question of what
books by what authors are to stay on or be
removed from USIS shelves is more confus-
ed than ever.
Despite a State Department order that
books on foreign affairs by Vera Micheles
Dean, editor of the Foreign Policy Associ-
ation's publications, a book by Walter
Duranty, detective stories by Dashiell
Hammett and books by forty-three others
could be restored by the libraries, library
personnel have not yet returned any of
the previously banned books to USIS
shelves. 1
'As one spokesman in the High Commis-
sioner's office in Bonn said, books such as
those by Mrs. Dean and Mr. Duranty con-
cern "the Russian honeymoon" and are "no
longer in line with our foreign policy."
Apparently the Administration cannot
make up its mind whether it is more im-
portant that certain detective stories and
other books which they deem "subversive"
and dangerous to the good name of the
country be removed or whether the inter-
national furor raised over the book burning
question toward Republican policy in gen-
eral should be calmed down.
The Administration's confusion has
been reflected in contradictory statements
issued periodically to the press. On June
11, the government announced that works
of twenty "controversial" authors had
been purged from USIS libraries. Then
on June 14, President Eisenhower made a
speech at Dartmouth College denouncing
book burners. Early in July, Robert L.
Johnson, retiring head of the Interna-
tional Information Administration, issued

a new State Department policy to the ef-
fect that only books which promoted the
"Communist conspiracy" should be remov-
ed, not those that were merely "contro-
versial." After this announcement, -the
State Department said some of the form-
erly-banned books could be returned to
the sheves.
But either the final directive was mislaid
or the library personnel were afraid to re-
store the books, because the directive has
neither been rescindednor obeyed. None of
the un-banned books have been returned
to library shelves. International furor, how-
ever, has quieted down and most of those
angered by the policy seem resigned to the
fact that even their favorite mystery stor-
ies should be watched for dangerous intents
written between the lines.
The State Department should realize
that weak and ignored directives will not
Tescind stronger ones and will not restore
the prestige of America in foreign eyes.
Countries abroad, far closer physically to
the menace of Communism, can hardly
maintain respect for a country that not
only prevents views contrary to its gov-
ernment from being expressed anywhere
but fears works mildly critical of its for-
eign policy and even detective-stories. The
USIS library policy has made Ameri-
ca look sorrowfully weak to the rest of
the world.
Unless a stronger order is issued imme-
diately to restore every previously-banned
- book, or at least those which are not purely
Communist propaganda, the United States
shall no longer be able to command respect
from any other so called "weaker" coun-
try abroad.
-Dorothy Myers

MATTER OF FACT
Report from Formosa:
Chiang Kai-sheh's Forces

By JOSEPH ALSOP
TA"IPEI, Formosa -- The mist delicately
veiling the steep mountainside (which
everyone professionally called the "impact
area" suddenly ravelled and shredded into
wisps. The tough, grinning soldiers of the
Chinese gun team, who had come to this
through years of war and from distant pro-
vinces, stirred into a bustle of activity under
their be-fronded icamouflage net.
From the other side of the bean-field,
the wiry young battery executive officer,
began shouting the count harshly and
loudly. The gun team leader responded,
while the spade-holder at the tail of the
gun carriage opened his mouth comically
wide, to protect his ear drums from he
noise of firing. "Fire," bellowed the exec.
Three guns crashed out at once, and soon
dust plumed up from the distant mountain-
side. The divisional commander, smart, sol-
dierly and a graduate of Leavenworth, grin-
ned his pleasure. The division's American.
liaison officer, a cheerful young major fresh
from the line in Korea, turned to the Chi-
nese general happily to say he shooting was
"Damn good for the first round." The gun
team leader, grinning too, patted his .75
pack howitzer, while his number two man
cleared the gun and rammed home the sec-
ond shell.
This little scene was typical of a good
many scenes of a day spent visiting one of
Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek's poorer di-
visions, which is just being brought up to
combat-worthiness. One remembered the
Chinese Army of the past-the roped and
beaten files of new recruits that the gun
team had once walked with; the starveling
tatter-demalions that they became as uni-
form; the wretched, maltreated equipment
that was all they had; the careless, ignorant
officers who stole their pay and rice. For
one who so remembered, the scene in the
bean-field was profoundly moving.
But the sharp contrast between past and
present does not justify mere vague en-
thusiasm. The generalissimo, the Prime
Minister, Gen. Chen Cheng, who began
the army re-organization, and the bril-
liantly able army commander, Gen. Sun
Li-jen, have done great things with he
help of the American Military Advisory
Group under General Chase. Yet it is
important to, realize very precisely just
what those things are and what they
mean.
From the beaten remnants of forty-five
armies, then, they have formed twenty-eight
Chinese divisions, of which approximately
twenty-one are included in the American aid
program. By the wise insistence of Gen.
Sun Li-jen, these are light divisions, adapt-
ed to move over the gruelling, almost road-
less Chinese terrain. They have a full
strength of 11,000 men, a sensible minimum
of mechanized transport, and one battalion
of .75's as divisional artillery. These divi-
sions are in turn backed 'up, at the army
level, by battalions of 105's as army artil-
lery plus some tanks.
The troops are properly fed, regularly
paid, reasonably housed, and continuously
and toughly trained, which they appear to
enjoy. All the American advisers agree, with

soldiers will fight and fight well, if and
when they are called upon to do so.
In the last year, the generaissimo's air
force of approximately eight groups has
also made immense strides under the de-
termined leadership of Gen. Wang Shu-
ming, "Tiger" Wang of the old days, who
used to make the miraculous Chinese air
warning net somehow work with no visible
assets but string and chewing gum.
To be sure, all but a few of the planes
are obsolete types-mainly F51's, F47's and
B25's-and the air warning system is piti-
fully inadequate. But the spirit and train-
ing of the air outfits are excellent. The
air adviser, Col. Edward Rector, one of the
finest American flyers in China in the last
war, rates the majority of the pilots as
equal to the men of our own air force. Rec-
tor believes further that nothing but more
training is needed to bring the whole force
up to this level of proficiency. And better
planes and warning equipment are on the
way.
S , ,
SUCH ARE THE credit items of the bal-
ance sheet. The debits are of three
kinds. In the first place, because of the
treacheries of his generals in the fighting
on the mainland, the generalissimo has
sought to strengthen his personal control
of his armed forces. The instruments of
control are the combined supply force under
General Wang Chen-chou and the political
department under the generalissimo's son,
Gen. Chiang Ching-kuo. Both agencies are
responsible directly to Chiang Kai-shek him-
self.
The combined supply force might work
well under such a man as the famous
Chinese war time chief of ordnance, Gen.
Yu Ta-wei. Unfortunately Gen. Wang
Chen-chou is a not very competent palace
favorite. Consequently this vital service
has many of the defects of the Chinese
Army in its worst period.
As for the political department, it is sim-
ply a system of political commissars. At
first, every, order given by a unit comman-
der actually had to be countersigned by the
unit commissar. Now American persuasion
has led to reform. Since Gen. Chiang Ching-
kuo is singularly able as well as singularly
tough, the system now works fairly well, ex-
cept in one respect. It promotes political
interference in the army. This is the second
big debit item on the balance sheet, which
forms a subject in itself and must be dis-
cussed in a subsequent report.
As for the third and final item on the
debit side, it can be stated bleakly and
simply. These Chinese forces on Formosa
are not ready and are not being got ready
to accomplish any known and worthwhile
mission.
The air force and the smaller and less
satisfactory navy are very far from ade-
quate for the defense of Formosa. The
air force and navy are hopelessly inade-
quate to support a return to the mainland.
Meanwhile the army is needlessly large
for Formosa's defense. But even if a turn
of world events provides the Chinese with
American air, naval and logistical support
for a landing on the mainland, the pre-
sent Chinese Army is not up to this'task.
The generalissimo and his government

Lydia Men delssohn..
THE HEIRESS-with Gwen Arner, Nafe
Kattner and Paul Rebillot.
"THE HEIRESS," an adaptation of the
Henry James novel "Washington
Square," presents a problem of sophisticat-
ed interpretation which the most experience-
ed company would find challenging. The
challenge rests in the finely drawn charac-
terization and the fascinating and incisive
interplay of personality which marks James'
work-qualities successfully transposed to
the dramatic form. In most interpretations
the Speech Department cast reflected a sen-
sitive insight which achieved the mood and
intensity of the work.
Set in New York of 1850 the action in-
volves a wealthy widower, Dr. Austin Slo-
per, and his daughter, Catherine, whose
beauty most nicely can be described as of
the soul and not of the body. No one real-
izes this more than Dr. Sloper whose beau-
tiful and accomplished wife died giving
birth to Catherine-providing a conven-
tional resentment for the sarcastic doctor
to hold against his daughter. Believing
Catherine's only real asset to be her
wealth, the doctor is quite alert to fortune
hunters and senses danger when the per-
sonable but penniless Morris Townsend
appears via a distant line of the family
tree.
Townsend proceeds to a rapid courtship
with expected success but is rebuffed when
Dr. Sloper takes his unwilling daughter
abroad for six months.
Eventually the pair return from Europe
and an elopment is arranged. However,
Townsend learns Catherine will be disin-
herited and fails to arrive at elopment hour
to take her away as' his wife. In her dis-
illusionment Catherine gains strength
against her father and Townsend, renounces
her father at his death and stages the final
climax by refusing to marry Townsend in a
powerful final scene.
With all these components of a stock
melodrama, considerable restraint is
needed to convey the delicacy of feeling
an dsubtle changes of character which
give the play its distinction.
As Catherine, Gwen Arner displayed this
restraint, turning in an extremely fine per-
formance marred only by a tendency to
wring her hands in any especially emotion-
al situation. Nafe Katter gives a uniformly
mature and intelligent characterization of
Dr. Stolper, and the best moments of the paly
come in his scenes with Miss Arner.
Unfortunately, restraint was lacking in
Paul Rebillot's presentation of Morris Town-
send and quite frequently in Shirley Pengil-
ly's conception of Lavinia Penniman, the
widowed aunt. Though Townsend is a thor-
ough going fortune seeker with the corres-
ponding affectations of his type, he is not
the offensive fop that we saw last night. By
insuring that there could be no mistake about
Townsend's attentions, Rebillots lack of fi-
nesse made it dicicult to believe that the
daughter could be convinced of his love for
a minute.
Miss Pengilly sucered from too obvious
make-up, a range of expression that often
seemed to begin and end with an open
mouthed look of amazement and a too
obvious interpretation of her role as a
"country cousin."
The supporting players were more than
adequate with Cartaine Balduf and Sue
Spurrier turning in especially fine character-
izations in their respective roles.
Costuming was excellent, and though the
set requirements were open to little imag-
inative creation, the designers came through
with a more than convincing impression of
mid-19th century New York elegance.
-Harry Lunn
DREW PEARSON:
Washington
Merry-Go-Round

WASHINGTON - Tennessee's famed ex-
Sen. Kenneth McKellar returned to
Washington the other day to "protect" TVA
from the power lobbies.
Despite his age, generally believed to be
about 85, McKellar's memory is remarkable,
and at lunch the other day, he launched on
one of his oral trips through history.
"Back toward the end of the Hoover ad-
ministration, I was on the Senate Appro-
priations Subcommittee that handled Ar-
my funds. One day the Chief of Staff,
General MacArthur, came up to testify.
He brought two generals, a colonel and a
major with him.
"MacArthur was always a good witness,"
McKellar recalled. "He had most of the
answers on his fingertips. But finally Sena-
tor McNary of Oregon stumped him with a
question about army research on new gun
mounts. General MacArthur and his aides
all turned to the major for the answer. But
the major didn't know the answer.
"Well, that major gave us a big, friendly
smile and said he'd have his staff dig up
the answer and get it to the committee.
"A couple of weeks passed and we still
-didn't have the answer," McKellar contin-
ued. "It was time to make out our report so
we phoned General MacArthur. He explain-
ed that the major was handling the whole

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1953

8:00 a.m. to 12 noon}
The Department of Biological Chem-
istry will hold a seminar in 319 West
Medical at 4 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 30.
The topic for discussion will be "Some
Aspects of Natural Occurring Tryp-
sin-inhibitors," conducted by Dr. Lila
Miller.
Seminar in Applied Mathematics will
meet Thurs., Oct. 29, at 4 in 247 West
Engineering. Speaker: Professor R. V.

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ietti' 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.
US.- Satellite? , several hundred thousand person
in this country are working to
To the Editor: make this goal a reality, and in
the absence of vigilance by the
IN THE PAST few days Gene majority of Americans, this goal
Hartwig and Gayle Greene, is a distinct possibility.
both of your staff, and Gilbert N .
Friedman, apparently not on the Now if the persons named above,
Daily staff haedslae .hi and many others are not disturb-
raty st pf, have displayed their ed by the possibility that the U.S.
rather profound confusion pr may become another Soviet satel-
in the Daily. The confusion exists lite, they have wasted their time
in their thinking about the con- in reading this letter, but if they
flict between our form of govern-inredithrbetershul ihe
ment and that offered by the So- are disturbed, they should give
viet Union. more consideration to the facts
I have neither time nor the before they conclude that the
qualifications to attempt to dispel Communist party is just another
the misconceptions of these and political party-Friedmann's stand
many other students, but I am -or that doubtful security cases
sure that consideration of the fol- should be resolved in favor of the
lowing facts would help them to individual, not the government,
arrive at more reasonable con- as Hartwig and Greene believe.
clusions than they have displayed -James Dietz
heretofore. I assume that they are * * *
interested in truth, and not in Soviet-U.S. Exchange . .
deliberate perpetration of false-
hood. To the Editor:
1) The leaders of Soviet Russia
have stated and given every other ZANDER HOLLANDER is back
indication that they desire des- from his trip to the Soviet
truction of democratic government Union. It is clear from what he
and, the succession of their own says that Russian kids want to
government to control the peoples know about life here. Why don't
now outside their sphere of power. we give them the chance?
2) The Communist party in this It would be swell to be able to
country, and with only a few ex- write every Russian for a first
ceptions throughout the world, is hand view of American life. This
led by the leaders of the Soviet being impossible why don't we in-
state, and does all that it can to vite some Russian students to
serve the aims of those leaders. come and look around. I can-think
3) ThecCommunist party in this of many ways to extend such an
country controls not only its mem- invitation. But as a student here
bers, but sometimes non-members the one which appeals most to me
a n d e V e n non-sympathizers, would be for The Daily as one of
through the workings of front the a o re-i

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VOL. LXIV, No. 33 Churchill. Topic: Operational Calculus organizations
Based on Legendre Integral Trans- Labor YouthI
Notcesrms"4) Besides1
s o ices Mathematics Colloquium, Fri., Oct. the Soviet go
Instructors. A reminder that TIhurs., =30, at 4:10 p.m., in 1035 Angell Hall. In-
Nov. 5. is the day -you have been re- stead of the previously scheduled talk,
quested to avoid giving blue books in Co uum wihear an address b ts wil be he
the morning, since some students will . the Women's
be excused from class to meet princi- Profesor L.Amst da. Brouwer of the Uni- Building. Each
pals and deans attending the 25th an- two hours long
nual Principal-Freshman and Junior Course 401, the Interdisciplinary. Sem. will include wo
College Conference. !nar on the Application of Mathemat- and Prokofiev. '
Committee on Student Affairs. At i ics to the Social Sciences, will meet uatenstudents
Cmt toner27StetCommairs. t tson Thurs., Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. In 3409 a
meeting October 27 the Committee on Mason Hall. Mr. John Modrick of the La p'tite cau
Student Affairs took the following ac- jPsychology Department will speak on earnoontefromls
tions: 7rZ1 ~ eprm iise o ernoon from 3:
tions:Appoved: I .Further Experimentation on Choice wn ften
Approved: ~ ~~in anl 'Estes-Type' Situation."wigothnr
Homecoming Dance. Oct. 31, IM na s-y' at . gan Union cafe
Building, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m Eterested in imp
Junior IFC work project, Fresh Air Charles M. Edwards of Bendix Aviation invited! -

p,1 e c~u6Wi~e ri-euitr
like Mike Sharpe's went to start the ball rolling. This
League. invitation could be given either in
the entire might of conjunction with other college pa-
overnment, probably pers or directly through the State
Department.
id tonight at 8 p.m. in 4 In view of present world ten-
Lounge of Rackham
concert will be about sions such exchanges among young
and this first concert people which give some insight
rks by Haydn, Brahms, and understanding might be help-
The records will be play- ful, for I believe that as long as
music system. All grad- people can talk together they can
find some way not to fight each
sette will meet this aft- other. Just as the athletes at the
:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Olympics found grounds for agree-
teeria. All tdenich I-ment so can young people in oth-
roving their French are er fields find areas for friendly re-
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Gilbert and Sullivan performances. Nov. Research Laboratories, w Hillel Foundation presents Music-For'
5, 6, 7 (including a matinee Nov. 7) Ly- give a talk on "Analog Computer Am- Al classical music on a Hi Fl Sound I would very much like to hear
5,6 icuigL-plifiers for Real Time Simulation Prob-AlcasalmicoaHiiSun
dia Mendelssohn lems" on Thurs., Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. in System, this evening at 8 p.m. Ev- the opinions of other students as
Cinema Guild Showings, October 15 - 3086 East Engineering Building. eryone is welcome. well as those of The Daily staff.
December -13.
Authorized reactivation of F. F. Fra- The Congregational-Disciples Guild.--Etta GIUCkstein
terit, Chess Club Doctoral Examination for william Mid-week meditation at Douglas Chap-
Recognized: Chinese Christian Fel- i Yung-Nien Huang, Political Science; el, Congregational Church, 5 to 5:30 (EDITOR'S NOTE: We are informed
lowship: Psychology Club. thesis: "China's Role with Respect to p.m. Freshman Group discussion meet-'tha McCarran Act regulations block
Extended the closing hour for stux-Major Political and Security Ques- ing at Guild House, 7 to 8 p.m. an exchange student plan such as
dent sponsored social activities on the tions under Consideration by the Unit- -_sG__stinasggst_.
nights of Nov. 21 and December 12 ed Nations," Fri., Oct. 30, Conference The Poetry Staff of Generation will * *
to 1 a.m. Parties sponsored by student Room, 4th floor, Haven Hall, at 3 meet today at 3 p.m. in the Generation
organizations may be registered ac- p.m. Chairman, Lawrence Preuss. Office, Student Publications Building. A o More Kicks . . .
cordingly.
- - -O- e*IQ Ukrainian Students' Club. Meeting To the Editor:
Naval Aviation Cadet and Officer Can- will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the
didate Programs. Navy Procurement Carillon Recital by Sidney Giles As- Madelon Pound House (1024 Hill St.) IT SEFIS the House Un-Ameri-
Officers will be at the Union October sistant University Carillonneur 7:15 Discussion on the study of the Ukrain- can Activities Committee will
26 through 30 to interview potential: Thursday evening, Oct. 29. The program iag Language. Guests are welcome. be here soon.
cadet and officer candidates. Although will include Bach's Prelude No. 1 for
a college degree is required to enter the Organ, Rimsky-Korsakow's Song of In- The Kaffee Stunde of the Deutscher Readers of Gargoyle may notice
Officer Candidate Program, two years of dia, Leo Delibes' Pizzicato, from the Verein will meet this aftertoon at 3:15 that the current issue does not ex-
college only are required for the Avia- Ballet for "Sylvia"; von Gluck's Gav- in the tap room of the Union. Infor-
tion Cadet Program. Consult Union otte (Iphigenie in Aulis), three compo- I mal group conversation in German. ploit this fact.
bulletin board for interviewing room ( sitions for the carillon by Lefevere, All are invited to attend these lively We tried our darndest, but it
number. Percival Price, and Georges Clement; meetings. suddenly occurred to all of us that
---There's a Long, Long Trail, by Zo El- there is no longer anything very
Michigan Co-operative House, 135 N. liott; Trees, by Oscar Rasbach; and Near East Society meeting tonight in
State Street, has a rooming vacancy. A Perfect Day, by Carrie Jacobs-Bond. Room 3B, Michigan Union, 7:30 p.m.
The rental charge is $3.65 per week. 1 J Mr. Cyril Cane, former British Diplo- these investigations. It was kicks
Room and board charge is $12.46 per j Faculty Concert. Due to a reservation mat to Morocco, will speak; a question while it lasted but the joke is
week. For information, or an invitation conflict, the recital by Marian Owen, and answer period will follow. Coffee wearing thin.
to an introductory dinner, call Lu- pianist, previously anounced for Mon., will be served. May we point out that even
ther Buchele, 6872, or George Queeley, Nov. 23, in Lydia Mendelssohn Theater, ayle
6284. has been changed to Tues., Dec. 1. U'. of M. Law School Student Bar As- Gargoyle has better sense than to
sociation presents the third in its series reprint the same cartoon every

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approved for the coming week-end. So-
cial chairmen are reminded that re-
quests for approval for social events are
due in the Office of Student Affairs
not later than 12 o'clock noon on the
Monday prior to the event.
OCTOBER 30, 1953
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Delta. Theta Phi
Forestry Club
Graduate Student Council
Kappa Sigma
Phi Delta Phi
Phi Kappa Psi
Phi Sigma Delta
Pi Lambda Phi
Sigma Alpha Mut
Tau Delta Phi
Zeta Beta Tau
OCTOBER 31, 1953
Acacia
Adelia Cheever House
Alpha Chi Omega
Alpha Delta Phi
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Alpha Kappa Kappa
Alpha Kappa Psi,
Alpha Omega
Alpha Phi Alpha
Alpha Rho Chi
Alpha Sigma Phi
Alpha Tau Omega
Beta Theta Pi
Chi Phi
Delta Sigma Delta
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Tau Delta
Delta Theta Phi
Delta Upsilon
Michigan Christian Fellowship
Nu Sigma Nu
Phi Alpha Kappa
Phi Chi
Phi Delta Epsilon
Phi Delta Phi
Phi Delta Theta
Phi Gamma Delta
Phi Kappa Sigma
Phi Kappa Tau
Phi Rho Sigma
Phi Sigma Delta
Psi Omega
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Sigma Phi
Sigma Phi Epsilon
Sigma Nu

-Td yof special lectures on the Practice of
Events Law. Edward P. Thompson, of the Kala-
mazoo Bar, will speak on "Divorce
S.R.A. Saturday Lunch Discussion. Practice and Procedure," 7 p.m., to-
Don Crowe will review Thomas Wolfe's night, 120 Hutchins Hall. All interested
Of Time and the River, 12:15 to 1:30; persons are invited.
p.m. Call reservation to Lane Hall,
3-511, Ext. 2851. Students and faculty Christian Science Organization. Tes-
welcome. timony meeting this evening at 7:30,
Fireside room, Lane Hall. All are wel-
Lecture on "Detonative or Superson- come.
is Combustion" by Mr. J. A. Nicholls,
of Icing Research, today at 4 p.m. All International Center Weekly Tea will
interested are cordially invited. The j be held this afternoon from 4:30 to 6
seminar is sponsored by the Aeronau- at the International Center,
tical Engineering Department.
Alpha Phi Omega. Pledge meeting
The Heiress. Tonight, promptly at 8 tonight, 7:30 p.m., in APO Office, SL
p.m., the Department of Speech will Building. All pledges are required to
present The Heiress in the Lydia Men- attend. Unpaid initial fees must be
delssohn Theatre. This recent Broad- paid at this time.
way hit was suggested by Henry James'
novel, "Washington Square," and was Pi Lambda Theta will hold the first
dramatized for the stage by Ruth and fall meeting on this evening at 8 p.m.,
Augustus Goetz. Tickets are on sale at in the Assembly Room of the Rackham
the Lydia Mendelssohn Box Office, north Building.
en of the Laaue.f,,rm 10ha .m. ntl

issue.
We suggest that in the interest
of national humor our legislators
'find a new diversion. They have
done a grand job and we are cer-
tain they are grand people. Might
we humbly recommend that they
go back to passing laws.
-The Gargoyle Editors
Jan Winn
Don Malcolm
Larry Pike
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[ 'om'ngve ntVf,, authority of the Board in Control of
The U. of M. Sailing Club will hold Student Publications.
a meeting tonight at 7:30 in 311 West Episcopal Student Foundation. Can-
Engineering Building. Eliminations for terbury Club will meet at 7:30 p.m., Fri., Staf
tIhe coming regatta will be held Sun., Oct. 30, and attend "John Brown'sEEdtraStf
Nov. 1, at 1 p.m.gat Base Line Lake. Body," returning after the play to Can- y
terbury House for a Halloween Party. Harry Lunr..........Managing Editor
Eric Vetter .. . . ,.........City Editor
Bahai Student Group. Meeting to- EF Virginia Voss........Editorial Director
night at 8 p.m. at Madelon Pound Episcopal Student Foundation. Tea Mk of .,...soit iyEio
House, 1024 Hill St. The topc will be Ifrom 4 to 6 at Canterbury House, Fri., Alice B. Silver. .Assoc. Editorial Director
"Why Religion?" After the introductory Oct. 30. Diane Decker..........Associate Editor
talk, there will be free and open dis- Helene Simon...........Associate Editor
cussion. Everyone is cordially invited Near East Society, Fri., Oct. 30, Room Ivan Kaye .n.........Sports Editor
to participate in this international, in- 3G, Michigan Union, 7:30 p.m. Professor Paul Greenberg . Assoc. Sports Editor
terracial, and interreligious discussion Mojtaba Minovi, Chief, Department of Marilyn Campbell. Women's Editor
group.I Higher Education, Ministry of Educa- MrlnKtyZa apb.ll.... .. ..oe~mnsEio
grou, mhereh n il dres t gr Kathy Zeisler. .. .Assoc. Women's Editor
fla tin, Teheran, will address the group. Don Campbell...Head Photographer
Kappa Phl. Supper and program to- Coffee will be served. Dn__ampbel_.......HeadPhtgrapher
night at 5:15 at the Methodist Church.
The 'Ensian picture will be taken at The Congregational-Discipies Guild. Business Staff
5:30. All actives and pledges are re- Supper hike 5:15 p.m. Meet at Guild Thomas Treeger......Business Manager
quested to come. House. William Kaufman Advertising Manager
___l__tcHarlean Hankin .s. Assoc. Business Mgr.
Gilbert and Sullivan. Principle re- Graduate Mixer, Fri., Oct. 30, 9 to 12 William Seiden........Finance Manager
hearsal at 7 at Lane Hall, second floor. p.m., Rackham Assembly Hall. Paul Mc- James Sharp......Circulation Manager
Chorus rehearsal at 7 at League. Donough and his band.
The Michigan Chapter of ASPA. Fri-
Arts Chorale a Cappeila Choir. Reg- day coffee hour will berheld Oct. 30 at Tele phone 23-24-1
Lular rehearsal this evening at 7 p.m. in 4 p.m., West Conference Room, Rack-

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