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THE MICHIGAN DAILV

TUESDiAY.I'kERUIARY 23.1954

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By MIKE WOLFF
Associate City Editor
IT IS GRATIFYING to this writer, who
had only lethargy to blame for his six
semester exposure to "The Michigan House
Plan," to find as high-powered a discus-
sion of the quad system as Saturday's IHC-
Assembly debate finally getting underway.
That the workshop covered an impressive
amount of territory is shown by the list of
topics which included 12 fields of activity
from the place of housing units in the com-
munity to improving difficulties in services
(i.e. food and telephones).
But that the very comprehensiveness
of the discussions has in it the makings of
the project's ultimate uselessness is also
shown by a glance at some of the "ideas"
that came out of the four-hour session.
Dissatisfied quadders will undoubtably
cheer the idea of a oentral committee to
Integrate charity drives. Men who cannot
get out of the quads soon enough will cer-
tainly start depledging their fraternities
when informed that residence hall units
may soon have alumni association. Eighty
cent-an-hour busboys should have little to
complain about if they are impressed with
the responsibility their jobs entail. And the
pervading tone of many of the discussions,
that what we need is more "house spirit" is
certainly not what the doctor ordered for
the majority of quad dwellers whose wants
are really quite simple.
Students and quad administrators who
have long complained about the great yearly
turnover which undermines house govern-
ment and the general group cohesiveness
need turn no further than to their kitch-
ens for the answer to why most men leave
the quads as quickly as possible.
It has been this writer's experience
that what disgusts residents most about
their "home away from home" and pro-
vides the greatest impetus to the frater-
nity migration is the undeniably poor
food that residents pay for, whether they
eat it or not, after standing in long lines
three times a day, 30 weeks a year.
The very simplicity and materialism of
this solution may upset those who, seeped in
the long and colorful tradition of the Ox-
ford-based Michigan House Plan, have dwelt
upon "housespirit" and fancy furnishings
as the solution to their problems. But it's
a sure bet that an unbiased survey would
find most quad residents willing to forgo
bigger and better musicales, extended ori-
entation programs and other what-not for
a meal as good or slightly better than what
many Greeks enjoy.

Panhel versus Assembly,
A Need for Understanding

LATEST injection into the stream of cam-
pus talk of the sorority rushing contro-
versy was Assembly's emphatic statement
that Panhellenic should give more consider-
ation to individuals and adopt spring rushing
again when the vote comes up on March 9.
This is well and good: as a loose-knit
organization of very independent individ-
uals, it's Assembly's place to stand up for
its own. But the very assertion of these
ideas has incited a bitterness between the
two groups that was previously dormant if
it existed at all.
Misunderstanding has colored sorority-
independent relations for long time. Neither
group can be expected to have much insight
into the other's problems: sorority members,
for instance, get their only picture of As-
sembly's viewpoint through a nonchalant
year in a dormitory. Their apathy about
"dorm spirit" results more from unappeal-
ing residence hall activities, however, rather
than from a snobbish or conceited refusal
to participate in anything non-Greek.
But for any practical purpose, most inde-
pendents are totally unfamiliar with sorori-
ty proceedings. This is lamentable, but since
the situation exists it's hardly fair for their
bystanders' judgements of an intra-sorority
conflict to bear much weight.
Contrary to many opinions, sororities too
are interested in individuals. Without this
interest they'd never have been founded.
Without it affiliated women wouldn't occupy
as many prominent campus positions as they
do now. Without it there'd be no tedious
post-rushing sessions to assure sororities
that the rushees they bid to membership are
the ones who can give to and profit from
their affiliated life.
By no means are the eighteen sororities

here situated aloofly, above everyone else,
on an Ann Arbor acropolis. It's long past
time to explode this stereotyped concep-
tion. To maintain a campus equilibrium,
Panhel's groups need members. And the
two-year trial of fall rushing has pretty
clearly proven that this system attracts
more women into sororities and keeps the
entire Panhellenic system healthier. For a
variety of well-hashed reasons, spring
rushing is at best a poor second choice.
A quick rundown of these reasons: in fall
the weather is more favorable; everyone re-
turns to campus relaxed, rested and com-
paratively eager to start school again, and
the ridiculous semester-long "contact rules"
needn't be feared by anybody.
If Panhel regressed to spring rushing, in-
dependent women would obviously have
nothing to lose. When their finals were over,
they could follow University advice and leave
town to visit home or friends. Only the
amused ones would remain to watch sorori-
ties, compelled by rushing, to remain in Ann
Arbor. Rushing, on the heels of finals, isn't
much fun for anybody-but after a long
summer's layoff from academic life, it can
be enjoyable.
Then there are rushees. For them, the
rushing process is completely optional, and
in too many cases they decide that after
finals a change of scenery does them more
good than a possible pledge pin. The results
are obvious: fewer rushees, smaller chapters,
weaker sororities, overburdened independ-
ents.
For asserting the voice it should have used
long ago, Assembly is to be congratulated.
But how about a consideration of the Pan-
hellenic viewpoint, too?
-Jane Howard

"Care To Hear Something?"
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DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

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The Daily Official Bulletin is an
official publication of the University
of Michigan for which the Michigan
Daily assumes no editorial responsi-
bility. Publication in it is construc-
tive notice to all members of the
University. Notices should be sent in
TYPEWRITTEN form to Room 2552
Administration Building before 3 p.m.
the day preceding publication (before
11 a.m. on Saturday).
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1953
VOL. LXIV, No. 96
Notices
The firstHatcher Open House of the
new semester Is scheduled for Wednes-
day, Feb. 24. from 4 to 6 at the Presi-
dent's home. Everyone is cordially in-
vited to attend and meet President and
Mrs. Hatcher.
LS & A Students. No courses may
dropped from your original elections
after Fri., Feb. 26. 1
Petitions to the Hopwoood Committee
concerning questionsof eligibility must
be in the Hopwood Room by March 1.
Choral Union Rehearsal for all mem-
hers will be held in the Choral Union
Rehearsal Hall in Angell Hall, Tues.,
Feb. 23, 7 o'clock sharp. Please be seat-
ed on time.
Selective Service Qualification Test.
It is recommended that all men, those
in ROTC included, take the Selective
Service Qualification Test which will
be given April 22. Applications should
be sent by mail to Ann Arbor Selective
Board No. 85. 210 West Washington St.,
and be postmarked before midnight
March8 .
Mary L. Hinsdale Scholarship, amount-
ing to $104.94 (interest on the endow-
ment fund) is available to undergrad-
uate women who are wholly or par-
tially self-supporting and who do not
live in University residence halls or
cnity hnfi.q Girl with better than

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And please, let's not hear about costs.
Maids who do little more than change the
linens once a week, staff assistants whose
number does not seem to justify their mea-
ger tasks, can and should be eliminated. A
little cooperation from quad student gov-
ernment in service areas such as these
should go along ways toward directing more
money toward better meals and hence to-
wards a more permanent and satisfied dor-
mitory population.
Education
En Masse
".--With an estimated enrollment of 25,-
000 slated for 1960." This huge fig-
ure which is the prospective enrollment of
the University is an indication of one of the
touchiest problems presented to American
educators today.
There are two theories of higher educa-
tion: one is to educated the top 2-5 per
cent of the nation's youth who according
to arbitrary standards are mentally equip-
ped to carry on the affairs of the nations.
The other is that higher education should
be extended to the individuals ranging in
the upper 25 per cent mentally.
Obviously, if the latter more democratic
method of education were pursued, huge en-
rollment figures would result. The possibili-
ty of having 25,000 students attending the
University is already conceivable. And be-
cause it is impossible to keep up facility ex-
pansion and an increased faculty with a stu-
dent body increase of nearly 8,000 in six
years, the problem is destined to become
acute.
Lecture courses will have to include as
many as 300 students; recitation classes will.
increase to 50 students or more; discussion
sections will in fact be small lecture sec-
tions, and discussion itself will seldom occur.
The only way to avoid education 'en
masse" and the drowning of individuals in
huge classroom mobs is to stiffen University
entrance requirements and admit only the 2-
5 per cent of the nation's youth in this and
other schools. But this is clearly contrary to
the democratic ideal of a well educated body
politic.
Who has an answer to the paradox of mod-
ern higher education?
--Pat Rone

Rackhamn Auditorium.
Griller String Quartet
THE FINALE of this year's Chamber Mu-
sic Festival was in a sombre tone, as
the Griller.Quartet programmed three works
all focusing on melancholy or an intense
sustained lyricism. As such the concert, tak-
en as an integral part of thethreetconcerts
on the series as a whole, seemed to repre-
sent an Adagio or a slow movement. This
was unfortunate since it came after the
high-spirited program of the Reginald Kell
players on Saturday evening. For Satur-
day's concert, with the dance-like character
of the Milhaud Suite, the driving and pene-
trating dynamism or color of Bartok's Con-
trasts, and the brilliant, beautifully obvi-
ous architectural clarity of Beethoven's Trio,
Op. 1 No. 3, functioned as a third move-
ment, a Rondo. Thus Sunday's concert, act-
ing as a slow movement, became anti-cli-
mactic. The only excuse for this kind of
programming would be that to justify com-
mercially the contrast of the Kell Players
with the Griller Quartet, the Kell Players
would naturally be placed between the two
concerts by the Griller. Such reasoning
rarely has musical validity.
Sunday's concert by itself as distin-
guished from the series as a whole was,
- however, respectable in all ways. It began
with five Bach fugues, from the second
volume of the Well Tempered Clavier,
which were lucidly adapted for strings
by Mozart. The Griller gave a clear and
straight-forward performance, though a
fast fugue would certainly have been wel-
comed since all five were very slow.
The afternoon's contemporary piece was
Edmund Rubbra's Quartet No. 2, but the
contemporary must be taken quite spar-
ingly. Rubbra, a British composer, does not

' compose in a strictly contemporary idiom.
The harmonies were late Beethoven,
Brahms, romanticism, nineteenth century,
as were the melodies and general mood. For
this reason the work was unable to commun-
icate much of living emotional content, but
was more an intentional archaism with-
out the vitality the nineteenth century had
for itself. But there was something unmis-
takenly contemporary about it. The big-
gest fault with works of similar nature, a
length and structure more tedious than the
most 'diffuse and verbose of late nineteenth
century masters, was not true of this piece.
Its length was carefully considered and
kept within bounds. The rhythmic energy
of the Scherzo seemed just the right thing
to keep work moving, and the timing and
general craft of string quartet writing were
most certainly not by an amateur to com-
position. The Griller gave an understand-
ing performance. ,
The Griller, perhaps not the best en-
semble technically, are capable of inter-
pretations that are alive, as their playing of
Beethoven's monumental lyric epic, the
Quartet in E-flat, Op. 127, demonstrated.
Giving emphasis to the points of total fo-
cus and mood change in the second move-
ment to give more lyric vent to its subse-
quent melody, and realizing the vigor and
vitality of the last two movements so neces-
sary to relieve the heightened tension caus-
ed by the intensity of the second movement,
they were able to give the work its proper
expressive and structural shape. Though all
this was occasionally clouded by imprecise
playing, particularly in the third movement,
or unsure attack, nonetheless the under-
standing was there. In fact this might eas-
ily sum up the artistry of the Griller, i.e.
keen interpretations with good but not
matching technique.
-Donald Harris

sororit ynouses. sirs t etrLa
WASHINGTON-Secretary of Defense Wilson is burned up over average scholarship and need will be
the way Adm. Arthur Radford has been slipping around the considered. Application blanks, obtain-
White House behind his back to see the President. able at the Alumnae Council Office,
Michigan League, should be filed by
Radford by-passed Wilson and went straight to Eisenhower to March 5.
get Air Force technicians sent to Indo-China. He talked the President Lucy Elliott Fellowship. This fellow-
into the ilea without even taking it up with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. ship for 1954-55 is being offered to wom-
Again last week, he pulled the same maneuver. Radford slipped en graduate students from any college
in to see Eisenhower and persuaded him to increase the number of or university who wish study here
or to graduates of this university who
aircraft carriers on active duty from 13 to 14. wish to pursue their studies at anoth-
Radford took the Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Robert er university. The fellowship, amount-
ing to $750, is awarded on the basis of
Carney, along with him, but didn't bother to clear it either with personality, achievement, and scholar-
the Secretary of Defense, his boss, or the other Joint Chiefs with ship ability. Preference is also shown to
whom he is supposed to cooperate. tho women doing creative work. Ap-
plication blanks may be picked up in
The first time Radford by-passed his boss, the Secretary of De- I the Alumnae Council Office. Michigan
fense said nothing. The second time, he hit the ceiling. Wilson figures League, and should be returned by
April 1.
that part of the heavy expense of running the Defense Department is1
due to the inclination by the brass hats to get the bit in their teeth PERSONNEL INTERVIEWS.
and run away with things. This is especially easy when another Thurs., Feb. 25:F
The Household Finance Corp., Chi-
military man is President of the United States. cago, Ill., will visit the Bureau on Feb.
So long as he is Secretary of Defense, Charlie Wilson intends to 25 to talk with men June graduates,
SSfiBus. Ad. or LS&A, about the firm's
run the Defense Department. If, on the other hand, the military are Accelerated Training Program.
going to run the Defense Department, he'll resign. The State Mutual Life Assurance Co.,
of Worcester, Mass. will have a repre-
Senate Sights-New York's 75-year-old Sen. Herbert Lehman sentative on the campus on Feb. 25 to
strolling down the corridor, holding hands with his wife . . . . The interview June and August men grad-
uates, Bus. Ad. or LS&A, for positions
gum-chewing Democratic leader, Texas Sen. Lyndon Johnson, being as Home Office Group Sales Representa-
out-chomped by Maryland's Sen. John Marshall Butler, sitting across tives, Underwriters (prefer students
the aisle . . . . Delaware's quiet Sen. John Williams, the scourge of with math courses), and Accountants.
Swift & Co., Chicago, Ill., will visit
the tax chiselers, waving affectionately to his wife in the Senate the campus on Feb. 25 to interview June
gallery . . . . Mrs. Pat Nixon, wife of the Vice President, growing more men graduates, Bus. Ad. and LS&A, in-
beautiful and her hair a deeper red every day. (Other Senate ladies terested in sales, Accounting, Office
Administration, and Production. The
want to know the name of her new hair rinse.) ... . Maine's attractive company would also like to talk with
Sen. Margaret Chase Smith, the only lady member, wearing a fresh June graduates in Mechanical, Archi-
red rose-sent her every day by a Washington auto dealer . . . . not tectural, or Civil Engineering as well
as women June graduates for employ-
to be outdone, North Carolina's dignified Sen. Clyde Hoey shows up ment in Chicago as stenographers or
each day with a red carnation in his lapel . . . . Handsome Sen. John clerks in the company's Commercial
Bricker of Ohio running his hands over his silvery locks, making sure Research Dept.
The Operations Evaluation Group
every wave is in place .. ... Washington's bachelor Sen. Henry "Scoop" (Washington, D.C.) of the Massachu-
Jackson dashing around the Senate in a shabby brown sweater .... setts Institute of Technology will have
Tall, slim papa Robert Kefauver listening intently from the Senate a representative at the Bureau on Feb.
gallery while his son, Estes, debates the Bricker amendment . . . 26 to interview mathematicians, physi-
Idaho's self-conscious Sen. Herman Welker glancing up at the Sen-
ate press gallery to see whether folks are watching . . . . Sen. Fred
Payne of Maine presiding over the Senate with professional poise,
booming out parliamentary decisions. (He's had more hours in the T

cal chemists, and physicists at the Mast-
ers and PhD level for positions on its
research staff.
Students wishing to schedule appoint-
ments to see any of the companies
listed above may contact the Bureau
of Appointments, 3528 Administration
Bldg., Ext. 371.
PERSONNEL REQUESTS
The Division of Personnel, Richmond,
virginia, has announced an opening for
a Wildlife Education Specialist (Male)
who will serve as an information tech-
nician and as associate editor for Vir-
ginia Wildlife magazine. Applicants
should have a B.S. in wildlife manage-
ment. forestry, biology, zoology, or re-
creation, should be between, the ages
of 23 and 40, and should have had at
least I yr. of work in the field of pub-
licity and public relations either in
school or in outside employment.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic In-
stitution, Woods Hole, Mass., is in need
of a meteorological technician. Require-
ments include practical knowledge of
electronics and skill in using lathe and
other machine tools.
The Green Bay Health Department,
Green Bay, Wisconsin, has an opening
for a rodent control officer on July 1.
Candidates should be well trained in
animal ecology.
For additional information about
these and other employment oppor-
tunities contact the Bureau of Appoint-
ments, 3528 Administration Bldg., Ext.
371.
Lectures
University Lecture, auspices of ie
Department of Fisheries, School of Na-
tural Resources. "Problems and Di-
coveries in the Metabolism of Lakes as
Disclosed by the Use of Radioactive
Isotopes," Prof.- F. Ronald Hayes, Zoo-
logical Laboratory, of Dahousie Uni-
versity, Halifax, Nova Scotia, wed., Feb.
24, 8 p.m., Natural Science Auditorium.
Academic Notices
Biophysics Coloquium. The first meet-
ing will be held Tues., Feb. 23, 4:30
p.m. (tea at 4:15), 3126 Natural Science
Bldg. Dr. C. Levinthal will speak on
"The Biological Function of Desoxyri-
bonucleic Acid."
Geometry Seminar. Wed., Feb. 24, 7
p.m., 3001 Angell Hall. Prof. N. Kuiper
will speak on "Linear Families of In-
volutions."
The Language Examination for Can-
didates for the M.A. in History will be
given on Fri., Mar. 5, at 4 p.m. in 447
Mason Hall. Dictionaries may be used.
Students who wish to take the examina-
tion must so Inform the secretary of the
History Department by February 26.
Applications for admission to the Doc-
toral Program in Social Psychology must
be in the office of Prof. Theodore M.
Newcomb, Chairman, 5633 Haven Hall,
on or before March 5.
Part II Actuarial Review Class. Tues.,
Feb. 23, 4:10 p.m., 3010 Angell Hall.
Please note the change of room.
Seminar on Surface Wave Phenome-
na by Dr. Robert C. F. Bartels, Mathe-
matics (Eng.), sponsored by Department
of Aeronautical Engineering, This is a
continuance of the seminar given last
semester by Dr. Bartels. Tues., Feb. 23,
1504 E. Engineering Bldg., 4 p.m. All
interested are invited.
Events Today
The Graduate History Club will meet
tonight at 8 p.m. at the Clements Li-
brary. Professor I. A. Leonard, of the
History Department, will speak on "The
First Amerloan Historian." Refresh-
ments will be served. Members and oth-
er interested faculty or students are in.
vited.
The Congregational- Disciples Gull,
Tea at Guild House, 4:30-6 p.m.
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THE EDITOR

chair than anyone else, including the Vice President, who is the Sen-
ate's official presiding officer.)
CAPITOL CAPSULES
IKE'S FACT PAPER-President Eisenhower now sends out a "Fact
Paper" to all bureau chiefs, giving the official White House policy
line on important questions. He has been working on a "fact paper"
explaining what officials should say when asked about the very em-
barrassing question of the 2,200 so-called "security risks." which are
now turning out to be about 10 per cent of that figure.
BIG BUDGET DEFICIT-Assistant Director, of the Budget
Rowland Hughes has admitted behind closed doors that the Eis-
enhower budget was based on two assumptions,: 1, That unem-
ployment has already soared over 3,500,000, and the crisis in
Indo-China will cost triple the Eisenhower estimate . . . . Gov-
ernment economists now predict privately that the deficit will
be at least four dullions more than the President figured.

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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
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At Rackham Lecture Hall ...
NANOOK OF THE NORTH, directed by
Robert Flaherty
IN 1922, an explorer with a camera left a
small trading post off Hudson Bay hop-
ing to find copper in the upper reaches of
Canada's snowy wastelands. The mineral de-
posits he discovered were of little commercial
value, but he returned with a film record of
the activities of an Eskimo named Nanook
which thirty-two years later is serving as a
keystone of a movie festival commemorating
the film work of the man who is today rec-
ognized as a major artist in the medium.
"Nanook of the North" is, simply
enough, the story of what an Eskimo does
in order to live. Since the conditions of
climate and land do not permit the Eski-
mo any additional activity but 4hat of
seeking his food, the film consequently is
a complete record of a way of living. Lifej
is hunting walruses, building igloos, calm-
ing hungry dogs-a thoroughly elemental,
unembellished existence, the purpose of
which is at all times clear.
Robert Flaherty's contribution to this is
a rare understanding of what Nanook's life

technique is startling only because he never
loses his place. He separates his characters
from strange, seductive habitats and
"quaint" native customs. Most of all, his
work has a point of view: it is one of opti-
mism, but never false optimism. He careful-
ly withdrew throughout his career from ev-
ery project that would have attempted to
neutralize the communication of his own
attitudes about what men were.
A demonstration of what makes Flaher-
ty an artist was supplied, unwittingly, by a
companion feature on the opening pro-
gram: "World Withoit End," a film de-
signed to show the work of the UNESCO-
organization around the world. Nominally
made "in the Flaherty tradition," the fea-
ture turned out to be a lengthy, disorgan-
ized hodgepodge that wore its good in-
tentions like so many ornaments.
In spite of the fact that the two sections
of the film (dealing with UNESCO work in
Mexico and Thailand) were directed by
highly regarded names, Paul Rotha and Ba-
sil Wright; the material photographed was
generally purposeless and the sound track
(with authentic folk music) practically ir-
relevant. Narration was condescending and
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DULLES IS HAPPY-President Eisenhower has been advised
by John Foster Dulles that the Berlin Conference actually improved
prospects for peace with Russia-even though it failed to settle any
problems . . . . Dulles sent a special report to Ike at Palm Springs
saying that Molotov's stubborn stand in Berlin clearly shows the Rus-
sians are gravely worried about developments inside the Iron Curtain
.... Because of this uncertainty, Dulles claimed, Premier Malenkov
will sit tight and make no aggressive move in Europe, for at least
one, perhaps two years . . . . (Not as reassuring as Igor Gouzenko,
who told me Russia was not likely to take the offensive for 10 years.)

Naturo Resources ... handling natural resources for
I good or bad the next meeting of
To the editor: the Young Democrats will be de-
voted to a discussion of this prob-
HE CONDITION of America's lem.
natural resources when our -Roy Van Dyke
generation "runs the nation" de- Young Democrats
pends upon how the present Ad-
ministration treats them.
Therefore, we feel it is well to
progress (or lack of it) in this !
field.
These would seem to be major Sixty-Fourth Year
questions: Edited and managed by students of
the University of Michigan underthe
1. What degree of responsibility' authority of the Board in Control of
should the Federal government Student Publications.
take in the field of natural re-
sources? Editorial Staff
2. Has the present administra- Harry Lunn.........Managing Editor
tion taken the proper responsi- Eric Vetter..................City Editor
bility? Virginia Voss.........Editorial Director
Mike Wolff........Associate City Editor
Democrats generally agree that Alice B. Silver..Assoc. Editorial Director

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ARMY CATERER

THE ARMY Chief of Staff's office has just granted a special, un- !the Federal government h a s Iiene . iUmonerter.....Associate Editor
HE strong responsibility in this area Helene Simon.........Associate Editor
precedented promotion to the enlisted man in charge of decor- and feel that sufficient funds Iau Gaeerg......oc.Sports Editor
ating the tables at the Fort McNair officers' club. He is John Sabitini, should be allotted to the Interior Marilyn Campbell...... Women's Editor
who was promoted overnight from a Sergeant to a Chief Warrant Department to carry out an in- Kathy Zeisler....Assoc. Women's Editor
Officer, though it usually takes written examinations and four years' telligent program. Chuck Kelsey.Chief Photographer
service for nvnnePlc to mk tha Wtaraf t dlalT77+,

ac VU Ira yue else L mae e ewarrant graae.
Reason for this sudden promotion was that Sabitini threat-
ened to quit the Army and go back to private catering. It hap-
pens that the high Pentagon brass do most of their entertaining
at the Fort McNair Officers' Club, and they like the way Sabitini
decorates their tables. So, in order to appease him, they rushed
through special orders to make him a Chief Warrant Officer.
The order was disapproved by the Army Personnel Section, but'
the chief of staff's office overruled the personnel section and made
Sergeant Sabitini a Chief Warrant Officer in charge of Fort McNair.
parties.

With this principle as a guide Business Staff
we evaluate the amount of mon- Thomas Treeger......Business Manager
ey asked for natural resources in William Kaufman Advertising Manager
the budget. We find that Republi- Harlean Hankin....Assoc. Business Mgr.
can budgets reduced the amount William Seiden......Finance Manager
requested in 1954 and 1955 to re- Don Chisholm.....circulation Manager
Sversethe trend of increased ex-Telephone NO 23-24-1
penditures since the end of the Te1_ phneN__23-24- _
war.

Are we to believe that the need
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