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SUNDAY, JULY 14, 1940

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Mk. Roosevelt's
Plede . .
T HERE ARE TWO important things
in President Roosevelt's latest de-
fense message, and both will win the overwhelm-
ing approval of the public.
irst is the huge amount asked for, dedicated
to "total defense," with the President's assertion
that America is determined to summon up its
strength to make certain that no outside threat
can imperil our country and its free institutions.
Second is the definite pledge, the strongest
and most specific he has as yet made that "we
will not send men to take part in Europe's wars."
Such a specific statement can be attributed
to only one thing: that the President has heard
and been impressed by the overwhelming flood
of disapproval provoked by his bellicose speech
at Charlottesville exactly a month before.
Since the war began, Mr. Roosevelt has made
many statements intended to reassure those
who feared this country would be involved. But
there have been sly reservations and loopholes,
as pointed out even by his friendly interpreters,
Alsop and Kintner, in "American White Paper":
There is no reason to suppose that his
mind would be closed, if the need arose, to
assisting the democracies with our navy and
Air force. He mentioned the possibility in
his tallt with Murphy (then Attorney-Gen-
eral). And he has been significantly chary
of loose Wilsonian promises, declaring -only
that an American army would not be sent
to Europe, and expressing the hope and be-
lief that we would remain at peace. (Bold
face in original.)
This time, there is no evasion. Not merely
"We will not send our army," but "We will not
send our men," and that can be interpreted
only to include aviators and seamen as well as
land soldiers.
Mr. Roosevelt is on record, and the same
powerful public opinion that rejected the Char-
lottesville outburst is determined to hold him to
his expressed resolve. Not that vigilance will
relax. The doings at Washington, permeated
as they have been with war fever for weeks,
will be under close public scrutiny as the na-
tion- rushes to build its defenses.
These will be defenses built by free men to
insure the continued freedom of their country.
They will be the greatest demonstration ever
seen of American resources and industrial ge-
nius. A world awed by the dictators' legend of
invincibility will be shown that, in Mr. Roose-
velt's stirring words, "We are determined to.
be strong as well as free."
This traditionally peace-loving nation comes
late into the world-wide armaments contest.
That explains the huge size of the proposed
In every phase of national defense, as expert

after expert has testified, our forces are woe-
fully undermanned and under-equipped. A huge
task is ahead: the providing of ships, planes,
tanks, supplies-all the instruments of war-to
be ready an'd waiting should an invader threaten
our hemisphere.
Great masses of men are no longer the
prime need, as modern war has developed, and
the President's proposals wisely include merely
the adequate training of ample manpower, not
a tremendous standing army. If some form of
selective training is necessary to get skilled men,
the country will readily accept Mr. Roosevelt's
recommendations to that end..
As the world aggressors grow more powerful
by each stunning conquest, we will have to work
fast and work hard to build up our own instru-
ments of force, which constitute the only argu-
ment these ruthless men respect. We will have
to make democracy work; we will have to repair
its shortcomings, and curb any sign of the greed

We see by the usual sources that British
housewives are contributing their aluminum
kitchen utensils to the Royal Air Force, the
better to equip the said air force to bomb the
kitchens of German women. The honor of
bombing has been dealt with at length and
with other considerations paramount, but
this culinary angle deserves consideration.
The British cookery has long been neglect-
ed in favor of the French, but it is none the
less worthy for all that. If Yorkshire pud-
ding is to be ruined for lack of aluminum
then the time is ripe indeed for a peaceful
solution. And if the kitchens where Bethle-
hemsarkuchen (one word, German Dept.
please note) are concieved are to be destroy-
ed, then war exacts too heavy a price in-
Since our maternal -grandfather was named
Michael Joseph we have a special interest in
the next piece of information that comes over
the wire. It seems that our favorite Irishman,
Eamon de Valera (not James Morrissey, as might
have been suspected), has utterly declined to
make any further talk with the authorities of
North Ireland (British) because (1) he does not
consider that the danger of a German invasion
is at all imminent, and (2) if it comes the
Irish will repel it themselves and (3) he wants
no British soldiers in Ireland for any purpose
Whether he is right or wrong is hardly
for us to state, but there can be no doubt
that he has the support of Ireland in not
wanting British soldiers around, and in the
firm (and firmly mistaken) belief that the
Irish can defend themselves. They can do
nothing of the sort and Mr. Valera should
know it, but he isn't the only blind states-
man in the world today and his record is
better than most. Just why he has this blind
confidence that the Germans will pass him
by we cannot say. If we were Mr. von Keitgl
and cohorts we should invade Ireland first
and use it s a base to starve England.
Napoleon and Louis XIV both had the same
idea but lacked resources. In any case it
looks to us .as though the only possible help
for the Irish was from England.
It is ironic that the English with bad inten-
tions were for so many years able to govern
Ireland and now with (comparatively) good in-
tentions they cannot even find so much as a
fox hole wherein to lay their heads. The sean
fan voght (and we don't have any idea what-
soever as to how to spell that and we admit it)
has come alive in earnest but the old Irish
lack of prudence and discretion came alive
with it. Like Cleopatra with Octavius, de Valera
is going to find that blarney does not work
with Hitler. The day the Irish say Vale Urittania
is also the day they must say Vale Hibernia.

Dr e Pecrsos
Robert S.Artes
WASHINGTON-The Washington Merry-
Go-Round makes the unequivocal prediction
that Franklin Roosevelt will run for a third
The die was cast on Wednesday when the
President, after days of secret counselling with
intimates, finally bowed to their importunings
that he had to make the race, as the only
Democrat who could stand up against Wendell
Right up to the end Roosevelt shrank from
another campaign asserting that he wanted to
retire to private life and urging that Secretary
Cordell Hull be chosen.
Without exception the consulted Democratic
chiefs, both New Dealers and conservatives,
replied that he had no alternative, that he had
to make the race. They held that his refusal
to accept the nomination would precepitate such
a disastrous free-for.all at the Chicago conven-
tion as to destroy any chance of victory this
Word of the President's decision was passed
out to a small group of insiders by Secretary
Harry Hopkins, who talked to them individ-
ually. Arrangements for the staging of the
"draft" will be completed in Chicago.
Hopkins will direct the proceedings as per-
sonal representativecof the President and will
be assisted by Secretary Harold Ickes, Attorney
General Bob Jackson, Senator Jimmy Byrnes
and Mayor Ed Kelly of Chicago.
Hotel Man First
CHICAGO-The manager of the Congress
Hotel on famed Michigan Boulevard was one of
the first persons outside the innermost White
House group to get word that the President
would run again.
The hotel man was let in on the secret by a
member of the White House staff, who was
dispatched to Chicago to make arrangements
for the President's visit when he accept's the
"draft" nomination. The SecrethService agent
reserved a number of rooms for the president-
ial party and naturally had to explain why
he was doing so.
The choice of the Congress was made per-
sonally by Roosevelt. He stayed there when he
flew to Chicago in 1932 to make his first spec-
tacular acceptance speech, and during his two
successful campaigns.
The floor that will be occupied by the Presi-
dent, as well as the floor above and the one
below, have been under constant surveillance
since the reservation was made. During the
President's stay the entire hotel will be under
Travel arrangements have been made for the
President both by rail and plane. He wants to
fly but the Secret Service is opposed to that.

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Calendar Of Fourth Week
7:15 p.m. Concert on the Charles Baird Carillon.
8:30 p.m. The Art Cinema League. A French Film. (Lecture Hall, Rackham Bldg.)
4:05 p.m. Lecture. "Major Handicaps in the Education of American Teachers."
William C. Bagley, Professor Emeritus of Education, Teachers Col-
lege, Columbia University. (University High School Auditorium.)
4:15 p.m. Lecture. "Significance for the United States of Totalitarian Economic
Policy." Dr. Melchior Palyi. (Rackham Lecture Hall.)
7:45 p.m. Square and Country Dancing. Benjamin B. Lovett, Edison Institute, Dear-
born. (Michigan League Ballroom.)
8:15 p.m. "Native Impulses in American Literature." George F. Whicher, Amherst
College. (Rackham Lecture .Hall.)

"Castor oil!-Hereafter Il consult a doctor who has some respect
for my symptoms!"
750 KC - CBS 920 KC - NBC Red 1240 KC- NBC Blue 1030 KC - Mutual
Sunday Afternoon
12:00 Mother's Ablum Gordonairs Children's '1heatre Old Couitry Mail
12:15 Musical "1"1McFarland Orch.
12:30 March of Games Garden Hour wildlife
12:45 " Silver Strings Sunday Serenade Radio Canaries
1:00 U. of M. Serenade Trails of Song To Be Announced
1:15 ,11.
1:30 News ' Round Table Salon Silhouettes Lutheran Hour
1:45 Buddy Clark1
2:00 Columbia Symp. NBC Feature Vincent. Gomez Herb Wood Oron
2:15 11 Foreign Policy'
2:30 Tiger Talk Nat'l Music Camp Piano
2:45 " Detroit at Phila. 11Feature
3:00" Sunday vespers Elder Morton
3:15 ~ 11 1
3:30 Inv. to Learning " Music News
3:45 " " " Melodies
4:00 to be announced " Bobby Byrnes Church 'of the Air
4:15 1 ~111
4:30 Sweet Rhythm " Voice of Hawaii Stearney's Orch,
4:45 " Baseball Scores "1British News
5:00 Fun in Print Catholic Hour Gray Gordon "1
5:15 News Front Rendezvous
5:30 Gene Autry Rogers and Frank Cavalcade of Hits World Today
5:45 " A Heap 'o Livin' ' 1 Canadian News
Sunday Evening
6:00 L. K. Smith Europe's Situation News Serenade
6:15 '111111 1
6:30 Ellery Queen Fitch Band Wagon Fair Band Guards' Band
6:45 " 111. .
7:00 Workshop NBC Feature Message of Israel Dr. DeHaan
7:30 Johnny Presents One Man's Family Jay Franklin "
7:45 News 11Al Donahue Serenade
8:00 Ford Hour Merry-Go-Rount Walter Winchell Revival
8:15 " Parker Family"
8:30 American Album Irene Rich "
8:45 "1 Bill Stern "
9:00 Take or Leave It Hour of Charm Good Will Court Short Wave
9:15 '11 111 Carry On
9:30 Dem. Conv'ntion News Symphonic Hour
9:45 " Dance Musicyr
10:00 Pianist News Ace Canadian News
10:15 Al Kavelin Johnny Messner Britain Speaks
10:30 Benny Goodman Baron Elliott Dance Music
10:45 " " 1'McFarland Twins
11:00 News News l4usic You Want Reporter
11:15 Henry Busse Sunday Serenade Tommy Tucker
11 :30 News Vera Richardson" Keller Orch
11:45 Bob Millar "1Matty Malnec
12:00 Jan Garber News and Music' Sign Off Warren's Orch.
Monday Afternoon
12:00 The GoJdbergs The Old Dean News; Interlude The Happy Gang
12:15 Life Beautiful Julia Blake Between Bookends
12:30 Rgt. to Happin's Bradcast Riddle of Life News; Melody
12:45 Road Of Life Man on the Street Fan on the Street Carters of Elm St.
1:00 Dr. Malone Light of the World To Be Announced Livestock Report
1:15 Joyce Jordan Grimm's Daughter "1Songs
1:30 Fletcher Wiley Valiant Lady U.S. Navy Band Garden Club
1:45 My Son And I Hymns Cheer Up Gang
2:00 Society Girl Mary Marlin Orphans of D'vorce To Be Announced
2:15 News Detroit at Phila. Honeymoon Hill M'ch of Childhood
2:30 Linda's Ist Love John's Other Wife The Turf Club
2:45 Editor's D'ghter Just Plain Bill Michigan W.C.T.U.
3:00 Lone Journey " Backstage Wife News Ace
3:15 Mrs. Page " Stella Dallas Musicale
3:30 Woman 'o C'rge Lorenzo Jones Jamboree
3:45 Alice Blair" Widder Brown"
4:00 Kathleen Norris " Girl alone "
4:15 Golden Store " Malcolm Claire
4:30 Meet Miss Julia Ma Perkins Irene Wicker Miss Trent
4:45 "Scatter" Baines Pepper Young Tropical Moods Tea Dance Tunes
5:00 News-Musical Vic and Sade Show World News: Music
5:15 Hollywood Dance Music To Be Announced The Turf Club
5:30 News-Review " Day In Review Baseball Scores
5:45 World Today Lowell Thomas Bud Shaver Blue Songs
Monday Evening
6:00 News Sport Review Air Youths Rolling Home
6:15 Inside of Sports C. C. Bradner The Factfinder
6:30 Blondie Bill Elliott The Lone Ranger Dukedale Grocery
6:45 " Sports Parade " Canada Expansion
7:00 Know Music? James Melton Record Review Play Broadcast
7 :1 5 y' '.'
7:30 Smoking Time Voice of Firestone Mery Go Round News
7:45 "" "' State Dept.
8:00 To Be A'nounced Dr. I. Q. Green Hornet Troops Abroad
8:15 "1
x:30 " Park Concert Paul Martin Goldman Band
9:00 Guy Lombardo Contented Hour Harry Heilmann Happy Jim
9:15 " " Silhouettes Who Knows?
9:30 News Burns and Allen Reading News: Rhythm
9:45 Melody Marvels " " Rhythm
10:00 Amos 'n Andy Fred Waring Ray Gram Swing Canadian News
10:15 Lanny Ross NBC Dance Music News Ace Interlude
10:30 Peaceful Valley Baron Elliott Music Room
10:45 1111
11:00 News News Music You Want Reporter
11:15 Dance Orchestra Dance Music " Harry James
11:30 News Eastwood Orch. Blue Barron

11:45 Henry King " Erskine Hawkins

(Continued from Page 2)
ies of Monday Book Lectures. This
Lecture is open to the public.
Unitarian Church. State and Hur-
on Streets. 11 a.m. Sunday, Rev. Ed-
win H. Wilson, of Chicago, summer
minister on "Earth's Chief inter-
prise." 7:30 p.m. Panel Discussion,
"What Are Science and Culture Do-
ing to Christianity?", Participating,
Professor R. W. Sellars and John
Shepard; Rev. R. L. Mondale, Kan-
sas City; Dr. F. S. Kinney, Method-
ist Church, Galesburg, Mich; Profes-
sor Gardner Williams, University of
First Presbyterian Church. 10:45 a.
m. "Revised Judgements" will be the
subject of the sermon by Dr. W. P.
5:30 p.m. Sunday Evening Vespers
-"The Bible of the World" (a dra-
matic production with choral read-
ings, music, and nationals in cos-
tume will be presentde in the Out-
of-Door Theatrepat 6:30 o'clock). A
cost supper at 5:30.
First Baptist Church. 512 East
Huron. C. H. Loucks, Minister. 10:30
-The Church at Worship. Sermon
Topic-"What is Man?"
11:30-The Church at Study. Kin-
dergarten and Primary Departments
meet during the worship service. All
other departments meet for a half
hour session at 11:30.
6:15-Roger Williams Guild. Dr.
O. D. Fostre will speak on "Religion
in Mexico" and will show pictures
ofthat country.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints: Sunday School and dis-
cussion group, 9:30, Michigan Lea-
gue Chapel.
First Methodist Church. Morning
Worship Service at 10:40 o'clock.
Bishop Edgar Blake, former bishop
of the Methodist Church of this Area,
will preach.
Organ Recital at 8 p.m. Mr. Walter
Kimble, organist of the First Baptist
Church will play.
Wesley Foundation. Student Class
at 9:30 a.m. on th theme "The Bible
and Literature" led by Mildred Sweet.
rYesleyan Guild Meeting at 5:30 p.m.
in the Wesley Foundation Assembly
Room. Refreshment and fellowship
will be followed by the program at
6:15. Dr. C. W. Brashares will speak
on "The Church Looks At Our Day."
Church of Chirst Disciples, corner
Hill at Tappan. Sunday School at
9:30 a.m. Morning services at 10:30
a.m. Young People's meeting at 5:30
p.m. All Summer School Students
are cordially invited. The meeting
will begin with a social period, in-
cluding table tennis, deck shuffle-
board, and refreshments. This will
be followed by a discussion on the
subject of "Faith", led by Margaret
Monday Book Lecture. Dr. Leonard
A. Parr of the First Congregational
Church will give the fourth Monday
Book Lecture in the Church Assem-
bly Room on Monday from 3 to 4.
This lecture will present a group of
the new books in fiction, biography,
public affairs. This will be the last
lecture of the series, and the public
is cordially invited.
"Major Handicaps in the Educa-
tion of American Teachers," will be
the lecture by William C. Bagley,
Professor Emeritus if Education,
Teachers College, Columbia Univer-

High School Auditorium at 4:05 p.m.,
July 15.
Dr. Melchoir Palyi will give a lec-
ture "The Significance for the Unit-
ed States of Totalitarian Economic
Policy," in the Rackham Lecture
Hall at 4:15 p.m. Monday, July 15.
This is in connection with the Ameri-
can Policy Series of lectures.
American Federation of Teachers:
Mr. George Guernsey, editor of the
American Teacher, will speak after
supper in the Russian Tea Room of
the Michigan League on Monday,
July 15. There will be a discussion
following Mr. Guernsey's talk. All
members of the Federation from all
locals are urged to* attend; all others
interested are cordially invited. Sup-
per will begin at 6 p.m. Carry a tray
down the cafeteria and bring your
selections across the corridor to the
Russian Tea Room.
"Native Impulses in American Lit-
erature," by George F. Whicher, Am-
herst College will be the lecture in
the Rackham Lecture Hall at 8:15
p.m., Monday, July 15.
Phi Delta -Kappa will hold its
weekly luncheon on Tuesday at 12:10
in the Michigan Union. Dr. William
C. Bagley of Columbia University
will be the speaker.
Mathematics Club will met Tues-
day, July 16, at 4 p.m., in 3011 Angell


4:05 p.m.
4:15 p.m.

Lecturet "The Michigan Cooperative Teacher Education Study-Problems
and Prospects." Harvey L. Turner, Director of Michigan Study of
Teacher Education. (University High School Auditorium.)
Lecture. "Talent in Motion." Dumas Malone, Director of the Harvard
University Press. (Rackham Lecture Hall.)
Beginners' Class in SocialDancing. (Michigan League Ballroom.)
Duplicate Bridge. (Michigan League.)
"American Humor and National Sanity." Mentor L. Williams, University
of Michigan. (Rackham Lecture Hall.)
Concert. Mabel Ross Rhead, pianist. (Hill Auditorium.)



8:30 p.m.

4:05 p.m. Lecture. "What Is Ahead in Teacher Education." Raleigh Schorling,
Professor of Education. (University High School Auditorium.)
1:00 p.m. Excursion No. 7. Greenfield Village.
3:30-5:30 p.m. Dancing. (Michigan League Ballroom.)
4:15 p.m. Lecture. "Women and the American Scene." Dumas Malone, Director
of the Harvard University Press. (Rackham Lecture Hall.)
7:30 p.m. Intermediate Dancing Class. (Michigan League Ballroom.)
8:15 p.m. Lecture. "Some Trends in American Aesthetics." Dewitt H. Parker,
University of Michigan. (Rackham Lecture Hall.)
8:30 p.m. "Tyo on an Island" by Elmer Rice. (Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.)

4:15 p.m.



"The Great American Loneliness: A Study in the Psychology of Native
Painting." Daniel Catton Rich, Director of Fine Arts, the Art Insti-
tute of Chicago. (Rackham Lecture Hall.)
Concert on the Charles Baird Carillon.
Brideg Lessons. (Michigan League.)
Round-table Discussion. Americanr Spirit in Art and Literature. Chair-
man, George F. Whicher, Amherst College.
"Two on an Island" by Elmer Rice. (Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.)
"Two on an Island" by Elmer Rice. (Lydia Mendelssohn 'Theatre.)
Social Evening. (Michigan League Ballroom.)

8:30 p.m.
8:30 p.m.
9:00 p.m.

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