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,7CHURSDAY, AVO. 14, 1936

THE MI.HIGN DAIL

ThURSDAY, AUG. 14, 1936

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Fascist Intervention
InSpain. ..
THE CIVIL WAR in Spain has
never been a local issue. It is sig-
nificant, and dangerous, because it is an out-
break of the class warfare that is threatening
the continent.
Dorothy Thompson, in her syndicated column,
makes a note of the fact that it is not the diplo-
mats or the governments of the various European
countries who are edging toward participation
in the struggle. "It is the people, the masses
themselves, who are taking sides and making
neutrality exceedingly difficult." Hence, although
the governments of the various European nations
promise neutrality, the people are "pushing to-
ward the debacle," through sending money, sol-
diers, and demonstrating in the streets in favor
of one fside or the other.
She makes the reservation, however, that "only
in the Fascist countries are the people and the
government policy at one. At one, that is to say,
for all national purposes." This statement was
confirmed by the reports received yesterday that
twenty-seven heavy German Junker bombing
planes and five German pursuit planes manned
by German military pilots, together with seven
Italian bombers piloted by Italians were received
by the rebels in Seville this week. Fascist coun-
tries, either through imperialism (that is, for
their own national purposes) or to strike down the
Leftists who were apparently winning, have defi-
nitely taken the first step toward making the
struggle in Spain spread like the fires of northern
Michigan. The step is of course not official. The
governments deny it, but the German press con-
tains stories about French intervention (the
same sort of tactics as we ourselves fell for in
the last war).
We are grateful that the State Department at
Washington told certain American aircraft man-
lffacturers that it definitely opposes the sales of
arms or other instruments of war to either side.
Although the United States cannot declare neu-
trality because its neutrality law provides only for
struggles between nations and not for civil wars,
we cannot allow ourselves to be drawn into the
war, either privately or as a nation. Nevertheless,
we must remember that should Fascist inter-
vention precipitate official intervention from
France and Russia we cannot avoid participation
in the class war that will follow. The struggle
between Fascism and Leftismleaves democracy
in the middle, with either side victorious, democ-
racy is certain to be destroyed just as a liberal
republic in Spain seems an utter impossibility
regardless of the outcome of the war there. That
Great Britain and the United States can remain
apart from such a struggle is impossible because

the war will be not between nations but between
classes.
If any further proof were necessary that Fas-
cism is inherently related to militarism, if any
further warning were necessary to eschew any
movement in the United States which is even
distantly related to Fascism, Italo-German inter-
vention in Spain should suffice for us.
Subsistence
.Levl .. .
,ANEW JERSEY family of four,
whose $20,000 award for silicosis
damages was being held up by the court, has been
living on $2 a week in weekly food orders since
the state turned back the relief problem to the
municipalities in April.
Apart from the interesting angle of the legal
liyin hanli te .a .don.c ha d,-,-

T lEFORUM1
Letters published in this column should not be
construed as expressing the editorial opinion of The
Daily. Anonymous contributions will be disregarded.
The names of communicants will, however, be regarded
as confidential upon request. Contributors are asked
to be brief, the editors reserving the right to condense
all letters of more than 300 words and to accept or
reject letters upon the criteria of general editorial
Importance and interest to the campus.
D.A R. And Teachers' Oaths
To the Editor:
From no point of view may it be considered an
honor to teachers to take the loyalty oath for the
reason that teachers, as a class, are selected to
take the oath, whereas other classes of citizens
are greatly more liable to spread subversive ideas
than teachers. The matter was well stated by
President Angell of Yale. Said Mr. Angell:
"Compel all persons to take such an oath, if
you will, but do not insist on the teacher while
you spare the radio speaker, the newspaper ed-'
itor, the maker and purveyor of the movie and the
movie news reel, all of them far more powerful
agents of insidious propaganda than the unfor-
tunate teacher."
-Instead of being an honor, teachers' loyalty
oaths are a dishonor to teachers since teachers
are being suspected by reactionary legislatures of
being "un-American," that is, revolutionary,
whereas there is no class of American citizens
that is more loyal to our democratic form of gov-
ernment than teachers.
For other opinions on the subject the reader
may be referred to The Michigan Daily of July
23, 1936.
-Pro Academic Freedom.
Popularity
To the Editor:
M. Jaquier, in writing to your column last week
said in regard to Governor Landon: "Never have
I heard or read of a governor who enjoyed as
much or more wholehearted support, trust and
popularity." Will he then please explain why this
same governor was able to pool no more than 53
and one-half per cent of the total vote when he
was re-elected in 1934? At this time approxi-
mately 60 per cent of the people voted Democratic
in the congressional elections.
-P. Earl Blackwood, Elmo, Kansas.
Liberty
To the Editor:
Today there is no word more bandied about
than liberty. Every effort at organized control
of economic forces is resisted and attacked, by
a certain group, in the name of liberty. The
slightest observation shows that this group is
made up of those who are interested, from causes
that are evident, in the preservation of the status
quo; that is to say, in the maintenance of the
customary privileges and .legal rights they al-
ready possess. When we look at history in the
large we find that the demand for liberty and
efforts to achieve it have come from those who
wanted to alter the institutional setup. This
striking contrast is a stimulus to thoughtful
inquiry. What does liberty mean anyway? Why
should the cause of liberty have been identified
in the past with efforts at change of laws and
institutions while at the present time a certain
group is using all its vast resources to convince
the public that change of economic institutions
is an attack upon liberty? ---
The moment one examines the question from
the standpoint of effective action, it becomes evi-
dent that the demand for liberty is a demand for
power, either for possession of powers of action
not already possessed or for retention and ex-
pansion of powers already possessed. The present
ado in behalf of liberty by the manager and ben-
eficiaries of the existing economic system is im-
mediately explicable if one views it as a demand
for preservation of the powers they already pos-
sess. Since it is the existing system that gives
them these powers, liberty is thus inevitably
identified with the perpetuation of that system.
Translate the present hullabaloo about liberty
into struggle to retain powers already possessed,
and it has a meaning.-From "The Social Fron-
tier, a Journal of Educational Criticism and Re-

construction."
-Truthseeker.
Father Coughlin
To the Editor:
"If any attempt is made to transmute the
Union for Social Justice into action it will lead
by its very nature into Fascism-not because
Father Coughlin is a malicious man or a wicked
man, but simply because he does not know how
to get from one state of society into another;
and because, in his confusion, he is likely to ally
himself-or have the movement captured by - a
few powerful men who also want a more abun-
dant life-for themselves."-from The New Re-
public.
* ** *
"The Union of Social Justice is a piece of ef-
frontery, as disquieting as it is arrant." From
The Nation (New York. .. ... ...
* * * *
"Numerous letters from indignant Catholics
have protested against T.R.B.'s statement in his
Washington Notes to The New Republic that
Father Coughlin's political activities were prob-
ably receiving official Catholic support and rep-
resented a Catholic desire to defeat Mr. Roose-
velt. We should be happy indeed if these corre-
spondents were correct and if the religious issue
could be kept out of politics. Nevertheless if the
Vatican; after consultation with Bishop Gal-
lagher, Father Coughlin's immediate superior,
who has gone to Rome to discuss the matter, does
nnf rvrr ivcc P r ii 1 .a4f *..- . ,...

RADIO
By TUURE TENANDER
STATION WJR, which has been the least con-
conspicuous offender among the Detroit
broadcasting units thus far in the fascinating
game of breaking in on the middle of good net-
work programs with some inane local broadcast,
has developed a particularly annoying habit for
Sunday afternoons. At 2 p.m. on Sundays, CBS
carries an excellent program called "Everybody's
Music." This is a full hour program but 15 min-
utes before its close WJR switches off the network
and presents a program of "Tea Time Melodies."
Last Sunday many local listeners were irked to
be shuffled from the midst of a broadcast of over-
tures by Wagner into the said "Tea Time Mel-
odies." Although we having nothing against
tuneful tempos for tea-time, and feel that tea
drinking is an admirable habit, we do feel that
a more suitable spot could be found for this
latter program.
* * * *
Bill Slater, NBC's sports commentator who
sounds a lot like Ted Husing, deserves a little
word of commendation for his broadcasts from
the Olympic Games in Berlin. Slater has been
doing remarkably well, especially in view of the
limited time he has been allotted. Both networks
will carry the women's final in the breaststroke
competition at 11:30 a.m. today. The rowing
finals will be broadcast tomorrow, beginning al-
ready at 8:30 a.m. and again at 12:15 p.m. Sat-
urday, on the eve of the closing ceremonies, NBC
will carry a roundup broadcast from Berlin at
2:30 p.m. and CBS will broadcast at 8:30 a.m. and
at 5:30 p.m. The NBC broadcast will include the
description of the diving and boxing finals and
interviews with some of the stars of the present
games.
* * * *
BENNY GOODMAN and his orchestra continue
to broadcast from the Palomar ballroom in
Los Angeles on a sustaining program in addition
to his regular Camel Caravan show with Nat
Shilkret and his orchestra and Rupert Hughes,
the writer, as a master of ceremonies. Teddy Wil-
son, colored pianist extraordinary and the one
who plays so well on all those Goodman Trio
records, is out on the coast now too, and has
been featured with Gene Krupa and Benny him-
self on some of the broadcasts. Goodman's or-
chestra is being filmed in "The Broadcast of
1937." We hope that the orchestra gets a better
break in the picture than did Ray Noble in "The
Big Broadcast of 1936." By the way, Murray
MacEachern is the name of that trombonist who
replaced Joe Harris with Goodman's troupe. He
plays a lot of trombone.

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'he Pirates' Found To Be
Good Drama And Music

Thomas "Fats" Waller, writer of many hit
tunes, including:"Honeysuckle Rose," "If It Ain't
Love" and others, and one of the better pianists
going, was the guest star on the Magic Key pro-
gram last Sunday afternoon. If you missed this
broadcast you should be sure to go and hear
him in person either Saturday or Sunday at the
Eastwood Ballroom in Detroit, and if you did
hear the broadcast in question you'll probably go
and see the inimitable Fats anyway. Besides
being a fine musician, he always put on an en-
tertaining show.

(From The New York Times) AsDrama
U NTIL NOW, it has been the settled
policy of American trade unions THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
not to form a separate political party. A Review
In vain have the lure and success of The music and the drama depart-;
the British Labor party been held up ments have fused! This comment1
before workingmen. They have rea-
soned that their strength could best be probably is a bit bathetic, coming, as
exerted from a position of political it does, about two years after every-
neutrality. With both parties bid- body else on campus had discovered
ding for their support, they believed the fact. But this reviewer has not
that they could obtain readier and seen a campus production of Gilbert
larger benefits through casting their
votes now for one, and now for the and Sullivan since 1934, when "The
other, thus seeming to hold a balance Gondoliers" marked the beginning of
of power. Today, however, it is clear this new epoch of attempted fusion.
from the speeches and resolutions of Assuredly "Penzane," as presented
the Non-Partisan Labor League at last night, combined finesse, beauty,
Washington that an American Labor and punch so excellently that little
party is to be formally organized. Not more could be desired.
.this year. That would be premature."ea ,,o
But the 1936 election is to be used h Penzance," for those of you who
as a point of departure for working have missed this gem of Gilbert-Sul-
as a oitone pa rturenlivania, presents the rare paradox-
out the new plan. 'the most ingenious paradox"-of
This was outlined cautiously but sharp satire infused with gentleness.
positively by the speakers at the The story deals with a youth, ap-
Washington meeting. They declared prenticed by error to a gang of cream-
that the time had come for American puff pirates, who is released from his
labor to find a way of expressing po- articles on his twenty-first birthday,
litically its aims and aspirations. becomes betrothed to one of many
Nothing revolutionary or even violent daughters of a major-general, and
is intended, though one orator said then discovers, to his mortification,
that if Landon were elected in No- that certain gaucheries of the cal-
vember there might be an "erup- endar prevent him from reaching his
tion" by the disappointed laboring twenty-first birthday until 1940. Since
classes. The hope is to array or- the date is 1871, one scents an im-
ganized labor in a definite political passe.
party which will powerfully influence Now for the fusion. Clearly the
the Congressional elections of 1938, speech department and the music de-
and will be strong enough to win a partment have put their heads to-
victory in the Presidential campaign gether; foh not only was acting.ability
of 1940. Thus it is not a case of a strongly apparent in the singers
labor organization standing between (culled, in general, from the musical
the two present national parties, but rather than from the dramatic con-
of a strictly labor party absorbing or tingent), but even in the choral num-
destroying one and terrorizing the bers, one found dramatic elements
othero soutstanding. In brief, "Penzance"
No one will question the right of or- gives us actors who can sing and sing-
ganized labor toset up in political ers who can act. This immediately
business for itself. Our laws pro- calls for laurels to the directors: Val-
vide for the freest possible recording entine B. Windt, Joseph Conlin, Mil-
of the political preferences of Ameri- dred Streeter, and Mary Pray. You
can citizens. A third party could note at each instant the clarity with
easily be put into the field four years which they saw their problem, and
from now. We have had Third par- the ingenuity with which they solved
ties, and occasionally Fourth and it. Singers who can sing together
Fifth at the same time, and no one dramatically, and who, above all, can
has objected. For labor leaders it is thus develop a pleasingly integrated
not a question of ability but of wis- theatrical whole, require slavish di-
dom. They can abandon, if they rectoral devotion. This was achieved.
choose, the political strategy which There seems to be a tradition on
has again and again been affirmed campus that Gilbert and Sullivan op-
to be the true one of our workingmen, ears shall be stylised. I suspect that
but is it wise for them to do it? stylism and mass symmetry cannot
At present, the possibility of bring- easily be harmonised. The current
ing all trade unions into one united production builds stylism up to a high
and harmonious political party seems point, and while mass symmetry rath-
doubtful. We have, to start with, the er unfortunately makes its appear-
fact that the trade unions are at this ance in places (notably the opening
moment sharply divided on a ques- chorus, and later in the nightgown
tion of immediate policy. The mi- scene), it is not obtrusive.
nority led by Mr. John Lewis is open- Sullivan music is of a genre which
ly at war with the Federation of La- this critic can enjoy without attempt-
bor under President Green.Can their ing to appreciate; let Mr. Lichten-
furious and fighting differences be wanger dress that angle. Yet I can't
compromised? Even if they could be, pass over the fine, incise, lilting chor
without leaving persistent bitterness al rendition of "How Beautiful and
behind them, there are large and suc- Blue the Sky" in Act One; the fe-n
cessful unions, like those of the Amer- inine chorus is highly trained, and
ican railways which have stood aloof not only is its diction here so perfect
and probably would continue to do so. that every word of the ifficult Gil-
Old political habits are hard to bert lyrics can be follo ed, but the
change at the word of command, and softness and sweetness of the choral
it appears to be unlikely that work- voice is ineffable. Combine these
ingmen who have long been accus- factors with the frothy humor of the
tomed to describe themselves as either theme, and you have here the mu-
Democrats or Republicans or Social- sical high spot of the production.
ists would care at once to be identi- Many manifestations of particular-
fled with a newly founded labor party.ly neat direction come to mind. I
Still, the thing could be done. If reflect with pleasure on what hap-
millions of free Americans are will- pened later when the Bobbies
ing to band themselves together as marched 4n. The first entered on a
exclusively a class party, they can rapid tempo; the second goose step-
doubtless do it. But it would be ped in half-time, giving promise of a
prudent first to ask whether this ludicrous rhythmic counterpoint; but
would not be bad for the country and when the third entered on a tempo
bad for labor itself. Would it not spaced somewhere between those of
accept the doctrine hitherto repug- the first and second, doubt began to
nant to American thought that there materialize; and by the time the
is a fixed social status for working- entire chorus had appeared, there
men, so that no one of them can as- wasn't any counterpoint left. This
pire to change his occupation or rise was a gross type of excellence.

to something higher? One reason for Frederick, the pirate apprentice
establishing a Labor party in Great and hero, is doubly cast, John Toms
Britain was the spread of the idea and Martin Thompson playing the
that once a workingman, a man must role. Lat night Mr. Thompson's in
always be a workingman. That ac- terpretation caused me to ponder:
cords ill with previous American did Mr. Thompson know how good
theories and practices. The older and he was? He is chunky, you see, and
inherited ideals of our working people strongly suggested a moronic Na-
will have to be made over before there poleon. Crisply hp bit his words,
can really be a labor party in this while in stilted accentuation he tossed
country that is both distinct and com- his abbreviated arms. The note was
prehensive. just right. He will, I hope, take note
of this incipient style of his, and cul-
r i n tivate it. His tenor voice transcend-
Prevzewing Legislation ed his appearance; comic only
(From the Memphis Commercial through intentional emphasis, it has
Appeal) richness and maturity.
VIRGINIA and Kentucky have join- Hardin Van Duersin, a pirate chief,
ed those states whose citizens be- stopped the show in the early se-
joined those states whose citizens be- quences with his belly-splitting ren-
lieve that laboratory tests of proposed dition of "Oh it is it is it is it is it is it
legislation should be made before leg- is etc. a glorious thing to be a pirate
islative sessions open. king!" There is no restraint here;
Under the Virginia plan, seven cit- thehorizon does not give him suf-
izens named by the governor form a ficient scope for his gestures, and
council whose duty it will be to make the profundity of his expressive bari-
an investigation and study of the tone suggests a potential Tibbett.
matter or question which may be --John W. Pritchard.
referred to it by the Legislature and
to submit a report at least 30 days tion. The only difficulty is that the
before the next regular session. A councils do not have sufficient au-'
similar service is to be furnished the thority to make their recommenda-
govenor when requested. Five of the tions binding. It should be possible
seven councilors must be members for the extensive and exhaustive study
of the legislature. of which the councils are capable to
The Kentucky plan is a bit more be carried into positive and beneficial'

iAs Music
It is too bad that this could not be
a criticism of next Saturday night's
performance of The Pirates. By that
time all the minor flaws of the open-
ing performance will have been erad-
icated, and the show will be gen-
uinely deserving of all those super-
latives so dear to the critic's heart:
"great," superb, magnificent, and the
more prosaic but all-encombassing
"best." Even in spite of the erratic-
ness of an opening night, this show is
an advance over the previous musicals
-not, however, because of the super-
iority of the vehicle, or the higher
quality of the singing, acting, or other
details of performance. The Gondol-
iers is undeniably a better show, and
there have been both actors and sing-
ers who surpassed the current players
in quality of\ performance. But in
The Phates Director Windt comes
closer than ever before to realizing
his prime ambition; the production
of a musical show in which all the
elements-singing, acting, scenery,
etc.--are fused into a unified, well-
balanced, artistically effective whole,
in which each complements and en-
hances the other. It is with that aim
in mind that, with one exception, Gil-
bert and Sullivan operas hav been al-
ways chosen as vehicles; it is difficult
to find suitable works in which there
is a better balance of music and
drama.
But this is supposed to be a criti-
cism of last night's musical perform-
ance, probably with a fully orches-
trated description of the star's work.
But, as we intimated before, there was
no star. Mildred Olson was a charm-
ing and vivacious Mabel, singing eas-
ily and capably in spite of her none-
too-full voice; she executed her
grand-operatic gymnastics with a
facility that would have pleased Don-
izetti himself. Martin Thompson, op-
posite her, sang well, but was handi-
capped by a non-carrying voice of a
rather throaty, metallic quality.
Nancy Bowman, sang her part quite
well, although making no pretense
toward being a singer, the effect would
have been better, had she sung all
three verses of her "confession," in
the First Act, instead of merely de-
claiming the first two. Virginia Ward,
as one of Mabel's more proper sisters,
displayed a voice and singing ability
not always found in a small part.
Among the men, Major-General
Vernon Kellett and Police-Sergeant
W. H. Miller both turned in perform-
ances which were of professional cal-
ibre, but in which sheer musical qual-
ity was necessarily subordinated to
the demands of the acting. The prize
among the men must go to the swash-
buckling pirate chief, Hardin Van
Deursen, for his rendering of "I Am A
Pirate King," if for no other reason.
That number, and the Tarantara
chorus of policemen (and daughters)
in the last act, were the most enthus-
iastically and convincingly done of
all. Any gang of pirates or policemen
who can warble as lustily as these
fellcw should quit their respective
rackets and take up singing profes-
sionally.
For the last six sentences we've been
trying to think how to introduce a
compliment to the §cenic designs into
a musical review: At last we've got it;
something about the "harmonious,
melifluous-toned radiance" of the
moonlight setting of the final act.
Anyway, it was quite enchanting, and
added immensely to the enjoyment of
an already excellent show.
-W. J. Lichtenwanger.
'Not An Isolationist'
(From The New York Times)
T IS NATURAL enough that the
European press should be deeply
interested in Governor Landon's views
on foreign policy. In response to re-
quests for light on his position, the

Topeka correspondent of The Kansas
City Star has written an article to
which the Republican candidate has
given his approval. The gist of it is
that "Governor Landon is not an iso-
lationist." He is, of course, opposed
to American membership in the
League of Nations. He wants no
political entanglements abroad. He
believes in protecting the home mar-
ket. But he thinks that, on occa-'
sion, the United States might work
with governments represented in the
League. He recognizes the truth of
the observation that we cannot ex-
pect other nations to buy from us
unless we also buy from them. In the
matter of the war debts, close friends
believe that he might be willing to
make "such proper adjustments as
economic conditions might require,"
after a study of the problem.
While there are some reassuring
comments here, the Governor's views
are stated in terms so broad and so
tentative that it is to be hoped he will
give more point to them, in words of
his own choosing. It is scarcely a
definitive description of his position
to know that he does not regard him-
self as an is'olationist. The last Re-
publican Administration would have
resented bitterly the charge that it
favored isolation. Yet it was that
Administration which raised Ameri-
can tariffs in the early days of an

* * *

*

BEN BERNIE really pullled a fast one and
scooped the country on his program Tues-
day night when he had Ethel Barrymore as guest
star. Her announcement that she would retire
from the stage, while probably expected by some
in the know, was definitely news, and the of1
Maestro deserves a bonus from his sponsors for
having the announcement made on his program.
Benny Kanter,, a Bostonian who stepped into the
first sax chair for Bernie when Dick Stabile left
to organize his own orchestra, has a lot on his
hands in trying to fill the big gap left by Sta-
bile's departure. Dick has a good band and has
had some good spots. He started in at Levaggi's
in Boston, then to the Madhattan Room of the
Hotel Pennsylvania in New York, and then into
the Blue Room of the Hotel Lincoln in New York.
He can be heard over CBS at 11:30 p.m. Tues-
days and at 10:30 p.m. Thursdays.
S* * * *
The Columbia Broadcasting System has this
department's congratulations for combining Eddy
Duchin and his orchestra on the same program
with Burns and Allen. Now, by not listening to
this one program, the radio fan can easily and
simply escape both the twinkling piano of
Duchin, who usually lets his orchestra accompany
him a bit, and the slap-stick of Burns and Al-
len. Don't you think so, Georgie? A good bet is
to take a short stroll at 7:30 p.m. every Wednes-
day. But be sure and, be back by 8, for Stoop-
nagle and Budd will be on then.
* * * *
Those New York band concerts by Edwin
Franko Goldman's band (NBC-WJZ' present
some of the finest legitimate band music on
the air these days. Goldman is known to all
lovers of music for his fine work during his many
active years in the field of band music. We, too,
are proud that we had once the opportunity, some
years back, to perform under the baton of this
capable conductor. Of course, there were some
900-odd other high school musicians playing at
the same time so we didn't get much individual
attention.
* * *
THE HOUR of 8 p.m. on Tuesday presents quite
a knotty problem to the radio listener, what
with NBC carrying on its networks the Vox Pop
program over the Red and Ben Bernie over the
Blue hookup, and CBS presenting Tommy Dorsey
and his orchestra over its network, We often
listen to Vox Pop until the boys ask a question
that we can't answer, usually the first one, and
then poceed to tune in on the excellent rhythms

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