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FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1942


FRIDAY, JUDY 3, 1942

VOL. l.

No. 14-S

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Editorial Staff /
Homer Swander . . . . Managing Editor
Will Sapp . . . . City Editor
Mike Dann . Sports Editor
Hale Champion, John Erlewine, Leon Gordenker,
Irving Jaffe,, Robert Preiskel

Edward Perlberg
rt M. Ginsberg
Mo~rton Hunter

Business Staff
Business Manager
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Publications Manager

The editorials published in The Michigan
Daily are written by members of The Daily
staff and represent the views of the writers

WASHINGTON-Rexford Guy Tugwell always
had an unhappy faculty for putting his well-
polished boots in the wrong place when he was
a member of the original Roosevelt "brain trust."
Now as Governor of Puerto Rico he is doing the
same thing.
Tugwell is busily engaged in purging all U.S.
officials in Puerto Rico who do not agree with
him. And as a part of this purge he has recent-
ly written a letter to the Navy Department sug-
gesting that Comdr. Tom Henning, Tugwell's
Naval Aide and former congressman from St.
Louis, be transferred to Pearl Harbor, without
being permitted to come to the United States
What Tugwell fears is that Commander Hen-
ning may fall within the White House spotlight
and become governor of #puerto Rico himself.
Commander Henning served several years as
one of the most forthright members of Congress,
resigned to become prosecuting attorney of St.
Louis and now is in the Navy. Last year he was
sent to Puerto Rico as Tugwell's aide. While
visiting the United States about a month ago,
Commander Henning was interviewed by ex-
Senator Harry Hawes of Missouri and Walter
Jones, both interested in sugar.
Henning Spurns Politics
After/ sounding out Henning on his views,
Jones said, "I understand Tugwell is not get-
ting along -very well in Puerto Rico and I'd like
to propose your name for governor."
To this Henning replied: "Aboslutely no."
"Then would you give us permission to work
for you behind the scenes, without your know-
ing about it?" Jones asked.
"I would not," replied Henning emphatically.
When Commander Henning got back to Puerto
Rico he told the incident to Tugwell more or
less as a joke, but the governor obviously wa
mostirritated. Later Secretary Ickes wrote to
Tugwell that he proposed to Secretary of the
Navy Kn6x, at Tugwell's request, that Com-
mander Henning be transferred to Pearl Harbor.
This was done.
But Tugwell was not satisfied with the trans-
fer alone. The Navy received a letter from him
saying that Henning's name had been men-
tioned from Mtimeto time as governor of Puerto
Rico, and Tugwell hoped that in the transfer to
Pearl Harbor Henning would be ordered direct to
his destination without visiting Washington or
the main land "in furtherance of his ambitions,
whatever they may be."
The Navy took the position that the U.S.
Government had not yet reached a stage at
which an American naval officer could be
barred 'from visiting his homeland.
Meanwhile, Tugwell has started a purge of
Attorney General George Malcolm; Walter
Cope, his secretary; and Auditor Patrick J. Fitz-
simmons, who made the political error of show-
ing up the fact that Tugwell's office of Civil
Defense .spent $140,000 for administrative work
alone-which for its size is just about a record.
There is some question, however, whether Tug-
well or those mentioned above will be out first.
The ex-Brain Truster is getting on the nerves
not only of the Puerto Ricans, but of some im-
portant people in Washington. There is some
talk of his resignation.
Fish's Latest
The federal grand jury probe of pro-Axis
propaganda, in which Representative "Ham"
Fish and his secretary, George Hill, figured so

prominently, Nyrote finis to Fish's isolationist
franking activities.
However, the New'Yorker is still finding ways
and means to use the taxpayers' money for his
political ends. He now has gone in for another
forni of congressional boodle-nepotism.
Latest addition to Fish's office staff is a
daughter, Elizabeth S. Fish, familiarly known in
the Capital's social whirl as "Zevah." Miss
Fish made her debut several years back and is
active in the younger set. To what extent her
background fits her for secretarial work is open
to argument.,
Others on Capitol Hill who are keeping Fish
company in nepotism are:
Representative Clyde Williams of Missouri:
His wife, Lola M., is on the payroll for $1,500
a year.
Representative Fred L. Crawford of Michigan:
His wife, Elizabeth A., gets $1,440.
Representative Malcolm C. Tarver of Georgia:
His son, Malcolm C., Jr., draws $3,200 a year as
his father's secretary.
Representative Philip A. Bennett of Missouri:
His son, Marion T., is on the congressional pay-
roll for $3,900.
Representative H. P. Fulmer of South Caro-
lina: His wife, Willa E., receives $3,800 as his
Representative A. L. Allen of Louisiana: His
wife, Lottie May,'gets $1,900 a year.
Note: When J. Edgar Hoover seized eight
Nazi saboteurs landed here by submarine, he dis-
covered that some of them had been sent back
to Germany by Nazi Consul General Borchers.
This same consul -general paid Fish around
$4,000 a year as rent on his house in New York.
Home-Front Flashes
Frank Grillo, able young secretary-treasurer
of the United Rubber Workers, has made a very
interesting suggestion to President Roosevelt.
Grillo urged the President to make a fireside
chat addressed directly to the millions of Amer-
icans who came from the six countries with
which the U.S. is at war-Germany, Itay, Japan,
Hungary, Bulgaria and Rumania. Grillo, of
Italian descent, says the overwhelming majority
of these Americans are loyal and patriotic but
need to be "helped and enlightened-," and he
holds that the President is the one man to do
this. "A fireside chat of this nature," he told
Roosevelt, "would bring forth an outburst of en-
thusiasm from millions of humble workmen
who have remained silent on account of fear of

House Sabotages
price Control Again.

. 0

THE HOUSE is acting stupidly and
shamefully again, this time letting
politics and personal animosity cripple the ad-
ministration of the Price Control Bill.
The same group that tried to kill the bill
last year cut the appropriation from the budget-
recommended $161,000,000 to an inadequate
. $75,000,000, despite Leon Henderson's statement
that the proposed slash would lead to "utter dis-
riganization and anarchy" in the work of price
control and rationing.
It is the same anti-Henderson faction which,
angered by his refusal to make state OPA ad-
ninistrative positions political appointments, re-
fused to stabilize wages and farm prices and
balked at enacting price subsidy legislation.
Exemplary of the group criticizing Henderson
are Rep. Fred Crawford (Rep.-Mich.) who called
the appropriation "a waste of money" and Rep.
D. Cooley (Dem.-N.C.) who c'omplained because
Henderson was "telling women how short their
skirts must be and what kind of cuffs men can
have on their trousers."
UT THE FACTS remain that without addi-
tional appropriations, no staff will be avail-
able to control rents in more than 75 of
the 367 areas listed in the emergency act, black
markets will arise in the undersupervised retail
fields and inflation will not be checked.
Congressmen have asked that control be ef-
fected by appealing to the patriotism of the
people and asking for their cooperation, where-
upon everybody will stop buying, everybody will
start saving, no one will attempt to raise prices,
and inflation will be prevented. That is plainly
a foolish, and probably a hypocritical, statement.
You can get men to enlist in the Army, and
you can get them to buy bonds,,or even donate
perfectly useless things like old rubber and scrap
_Metal by staging drives. But it is nonsense to
think that you can keep people from paying a
price for things they want, especially when
mhany of the scarce things they want are almost
necessities. It is equally stupid to think that
any allocation but rationing - can keep the rich
from getting the goods.
PEOPLE LOOK UPON limiting their pur-
chases from the personal rather than the
national view, and it is doubtful that they would
consider their individual contributions worth the
So price control is a hardboiled business,
and price control needs a hardboiled admin-
idi'Ator, a man who can see the situation in its
ttaity and a man who will not compromise
f-he war effort to protect individual interests
at the expense of all the people. InN short it
needs a tough cookie who will "tell women how
short their skirts must be..."
. Henderson is that man, and given the power
to enforce his price ceilings, given the staff to
administer them, he can do the job.
-Robert 'Preiskel
Frofits From Scrap Rubber?
WASHINGTON, June 29.-Elliot E. Simpson,
counsel to the House subcommittee investigating
the rubber situation, charged last night that
nire scran dealers had made huge profits from



All Notices for the Daily Official Bul-
letin are to be sent to the office of the
Summer Session before 3:30 p.m. of the-
day preceding its publication except on
Saturday, when the notices should be
submitted before 11:30 a.m.
College of Literature, Science, and
the Arts, Schools of Education, For-
estry and Conservation, Music, and
Public Health: Students enrolled in
the regular Summer Session who re-
ceived marks of I or X at the close
of their last term of attendance (viz.,
semester or summer session) will re-
ceive a grade of E in the course un-
less this work is made up by July 29.
Students wishing an extension of
time beyond this date should file a
petition addressed to the appropri-
ate official in their school with Room
4 U. H., where it will be transmitted.
Robert L. Williams,
Assistant Registrar
Students, Summer Term, College
of Literature, Science, and the Arts:
Election cards filed after the end of
the first week of the semester may ,
be accepted by the Registrar's Office
only if they are approved by Assis-
tant Dean Walter. Students who fail
to file their election blanks by the
close of the tyird week, even though
they have registered and have at-
tended classes unofficially, will for-
feit their privilege of continuing in
the College for the semester. If such
stdents have paid any tuition fees,
Assistant Dean Walter will issue a
withdrawal card for them.
Graduate School: The preliminary
examinations in French and Ger-
man for the doctorate will be given
on Monday, July 6th. in the Amphi-
theatre of the Rackham building, at
four o'clock. Dictionaries may be
The Storehouse Building will act
as a receiving center for scrap rub-
ber and also metals. Any depart-
ment on the Campus having metals
or rubber to dispose of for defense
purposes, please call Ext. 337 or 317
and the materials will be picked up
by the trucks which make regular
campus deliveries. Service of the
janitors is available to collect the
materials from the various rooms in
the buildings to be delivered to the
receiving location.
E. C. Pardon
The Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information has re-
ceived notice of the following Civil
Service Examinations. Last date for
filing applications is noted in each
United States Civil Service
Junior Public Health Nurse, salary
$1,800 a year. Applications accept-
ed until needs of the service are met.
Junior Custodial Officer, salary
$1,860 a year. Applications will be
accepted until August 11, 1942, but if
an excessive number is received only
a number sufficient to meet the
needs of the service will be examined
in the order of receipt thereof. .
Amendment to Announcement No.
230 (unassambled):
Bindery Operative (Hand and Ma-
chine), salary 66c hour.
(1) Applications must be filed with
the Civil Service Commission, Wash-
ington, D.C.
(2) Applications will be accepted
until the needs of the service have
been met.
Bureau of Appointments and
Occupational Information.
Old Paint Brushes: Bristles are
essential in the manufacture of uni-
forms for our fighting men for card-
ing of wool. A Collection Center has
Bootlegging Is Old
American Custom

Gasoline bootleggers have appeared
in the East, the papers say. For nigh
upon 300 years that stern and rock-
bound coast has been a playground
of those who delight to trade outside
the law. Any new tax or any new
rationing is an invitation to the
smuggler and bootlegger.
Lest we forget, the bootleggers of
the "late 18th" did not confine them-
selves to traffic in alcoholic concoc-
tions. In New York the Admiralty
of the Rum Fleet was heavily in-
volved in counterfeit brands of ginger
ale, sparkling waters and everything
else needed to make a little speak-
easy harmoniously illegal in every
item of materiel and personnel.'
On our Mexican border, and all
along that imaginary line between
the U.S.A. and Canada, Scottish
tweeds and cheviots were companion-
ate cargo mates of Scottish spirits.
English cutlery snuggled close to
the brown ales of Old England, and
Irish stout naturally traveled in
such stout-hearted company.
Early in the motor age, it was said

A Weak Congress -
Good Or Bad?. .
AT NO TIME in a period of national
crisis has the press been so critical
of the legislatures. Editorial writer, columnist
and reporter have been quick to point out the
defects in our present Congress. According to
them the Capitol is a huge building inhabited
by fools who have no conscience, no ability and
no judgment.
Still the work is being accomplished by other
administrators. From a democratic state which
pondered its every decision we have turned into
a country functioning at a high production rate.
We are fighting a war, and in spite of military
set-backs we are getting men and supplies
through to the battlefields.
THEPEOPLE themselves are doing precious
little. In spite of the fine feeling of buying
bonds, working in defense industry, or serving
in the Army the actual mechanics of a nation
at war is being carried out by a highly cen-
fralized bureaucracy only indirectly responsible
to the people.
We hear a lot about patriotism and the will
to win. Most of us act according to our individ-
ual interests. It is a rare person who joins the
Army to save the world. He may accomplish
that, but he holds no illusions. He's in! And
nothing can get him out, but an eventual peace.
The defense worker is smug within the fac-
tory. His tools and finished material prove that
he has helped the war effort. He buys hi1s 10
per cent in bonds before he is forced to, and in-
cidentally he does very well financially.
F THEN the legislature is so incompetent, and
the people so complacent we owe much to
this new bureaucratic government. We hear
horror cries of "planned economy," "the death
_, n__ ", A «cira _ ,, }° Rmi fh nlhli

Reply To G.J.H.. . .
To the Editor: -
Some doubt exists, as to the necessity of giving
more than passing notice to G. J. M.'s article.
However, we believe that it puts the rest of the
campus women in a poor light (a clear thinking
and discerning mind will note that G. J. M. does
not-cannot-represent the majority of Michi-
gan women), and that she has treated the men,
in a somewhat unfair manner.
G. J. M. leaves us with mixed feelings. We
men, no doubt, are supposed to believe that we
are heels of the first water. G. J. M.'s com-
plaints, however, impress us as being those of a
repressed and disappointed creature angry with
those who have been frequenting certain un-
mentionable (tsk! tsk!) beer emporiums and
who have been independent and off hand with
Surely, G. J. M., there must be some boys
(as you call them) on the campus who don't
inhabit these dens where beer flows and where
bad manners flourish.
For your sake, G. J. M., we hope that you have
more success with your dates this summer-
perhaps it will snap you out of it.
Advice To Columnists
To the Editor:
WITH THE EXCEPTION of a couple of col-
umns written by Mr. Torquemada, the
quality of these bits of literature has been
quite low.
The writing of good columns is a rather im-
portant taskfor in thenmorning the reader's
soul is drowsy and in need of stimulation, a
mental cup of coffee. Instead, however, it is
fed mental lukewarm cocoa. First, one meets
with a subject of very little -interest ("Sawdust
and Old Oystershells is a frequent offender.)
Thinking that here will be a vulgar thing
nade noble, the reader proceeds eagerly into the
body of the work only to find himself confused
by Mr. T.'s melange of literary and conversation-
al language, and bored by SOS's persis~nt use of
the first person singular. If, by some quirk of
character, he read to the end, he ends up frus-
trated and disgusted by the' triviality of the
column's point.
ON REACHING the end (and sometimes even
before) the injured soul of the unfortunate
reader is wet with insult's spittle when fie learns
that his labor has been spent on something
,., -ola -P rni:P fr P casv ne p A ATTTTrIwnh

been established in the Storehouse
Building for old paint brushes, pro-T
vided they are 2 inches or more inI
width and have bristles 22 inches in
length., The brushes can be rock-I
hard with old paint and still be
Any departient or any individual
having such brushes to dispose of
will be doing our Country a service
by seeing that they reach the Col-
lection Center, either by bringing
them down or by turning them overl
to the janitors in the various build-c
ings who will see that they reach the
proper destination.t
E. C. Pardon, Superintendent
Buildings & Grounds Departmenti
The Women's Athletic Association:
The first tennis tournament of the
summer session will begin Wednes-
day, -!uly 8. There will be women's
singles and mixed doubles. Sign up'
Friday night at the Women's Ath-
letic Building. Watch th Daily for'
more Athletic Association notices.
Students, Summer Term College of
Literature, Science, and the Arts:
No course may be elected for credit
after the end of the third week.
Saturday, July,4, is therefore the last
date on which new elections may be
approved. \The willingness of an in-
dividual instructor to admit a stu-
dent later does not affect the opera-
tion rule. E. A. Walter.
Inter-Guild Luncheon will be held
Friday at 12:15. in the Fireplace
Room of Lane Hall. This is the first
- meeting of our new day. All those
interested in the campus guilds are
invited to attend. The cost is 15
cents. ,Tom Johnson, Pres.
College of Literature, Science, and
Westminster Student Guild-Scav-
anger-Hunt-Party att8:00 p.m. Ev-
eryone is invited to attend.
Campus Worship: Mid-day Wor-
ship at the Congregational Edifice,
State and William Streets, each
Tuesday and Thursday at 12:10p.m.
Open. to all. Adjourn at 12:30. Led
by the various Ann Arbor Clergymen.
Henry 0. Yoder, Chairman.
Daily Mass at St. Mary's Chapel,
Williams and Thompson Streets, at
7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., Father Frank
J. McPhillips officiating. Open to
Dr. Edward W. Blakeman,
Counselor in Religious Education
Delta Kappa Gamma: There will
be a 12 o'clock luncheon for out-of-
town and local members July 10 in
the Michigan Legue Russian Tea
History Exams: Make-up examina-
tions in History will be held on Fri-
day, July 3, from two to four in Room
C, Haven Hall. Students wishing to
take make-up examinations must re-
port to the office of the History De-
partment, 119 Haven Hall, before
July 3, and must bring the written
permission of their instructors in
History to the examinations.
A. E. R. Boak
Guy Criss Simpson, a graduate stu-
dent on the School of Music, will
present an organ recital at 4:30
'Monday evening, IJuly 6, in Hill Audi-
torium. The program is given in
partial fulfillment of the require-
ments for the degree of Master of
Music and will include works of
Bach, Mozart. Franck and Vierne.
The public is cordially invited.
To the Members of the Faculty of
the College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts: The next meeting of
the Faculty of the College of Litera-
..,...m ,rt ~l+aGrcirl a

d. Senate Advisory Committee on
University Affairs, Professor o. S.
e. Deans' Conference, Dean E. H.
3. Retirements:
a. Professor W. B. Pillsbury.
b. Professor W. G. Smeaton.
4. New Business.
5. Announcements.
Children's play Group: The De-
partment of Physical Education for
Women annou'nces the opening of a
demonstration play school for chil-
dren 4 to 9 years of age. This grup
meets Wednesday and Friday morn-
ings, 9:00 to 10:30. 'Swimming, plays
and games, and dancing will be of-
fered. There is a small enrollment
fee. For further information, call
at Barbour Gymnsium.
Unitarian Church: 11 a.m. Church
Service. Topic, "Interdependence"
an Independence Day Sermon with
recordings of national anthems axld
reading of poetry.
6:30. Meet at Church for outing
to Helm Residence on Geddes loa.
Discussion of "Unitarians and the
New World Order."
Methodist Students: Picnic to-
night at West Park. Leave Wesley
Foundation lounge at 7:30. Baseball
and recreation until :30 Games,
good food, good fun. Reserve before
1:00 today at the student office
The Lutheran Student Association
will meet at the Parish Hall Sunday,
July 5, at 5:30 to go to Rev. and
Mrs. Stellhorn's home at, 120 Pack-
ard for an evening meeting.
Trinity Lutheran Church: Worship
services will be held Sunday at 10:30
with Rev. H. 0. Yoder speaking on
the subject "Into True Abundance."
Zion Lutheran Church: Sunday
morning service will be held at 10:30,
Rev. Stellhorn using as his text
"Taken Captive By Jesus."
Any student desiring Code Prac-
tice call at Room 301 Eng. Annex M,
T, W, and Th from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
or see Major V llrath.
B. H. Vollrath,
M11ajor, Sig C.
An informal reception for faculty
and students in the Departmefits of
Greek and Latin will be held Mon-
day, July 6, at 8:00 p.m. in the
Michigan League.
Political Science 182s, Political
Theory, will meet in room 2203 A.H.
at 7:30 Monday evening, July 6.
m L. Preuss
The Summer Session Orchestra of
the University of Michigan meets in
Lane Hall Monday through Thurs-
day each week at 2:30 p.m. All or-
chestral players are invited.
The first Faculty Concert of the
Summer Session will be given in Hill
Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday,
July 7. Gilbert Ross, violinist, Blair
McClosky, baritone, guest instruc-
tors, and Joseph Brinkman, pianist,
of the regular faculty of the School
of Music will appear in a program to
include Beethoven's Sonata for vib-
lin and piano in C minor, and Bach's
Cantata No. 158, in which the double
quartet will assist. Mr. McClosky will
close the program with a group of
French and English songs. The pub-
lic is cordially invited.
Single Admission Tikets forall
plays to be given this summer' by
the Michigan Repertory Players of
the department of speech will be
nla p1n .thi smnrning at1 1




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