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Fifty-Sixth Year




- I

IN CHRISTIAN and Jewish thinking doctrine,
historical perspective and traditional prac-
tice have taken the center of the stage. These
are important actors. However, if the play is
to go on some seemingly minor roles must be
well played. We refer to attitudes. Had Job
failed in his attitude toward God the doctrines
discussed, the historical experiences shared, and
the practices kept alive by his great family would


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Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.
Taft's Disregard
OHIO'S infamous Senator Taft has protested
that the bill to provide terminal leave pay to
enlisted men is "an utterly unjustifiable ex-
penditure of a huge sum."
Such a shallow statement reflects clearly
that Senator Taft and his supporters have
neither an intimate contact with the situation
nor a sincere interest in the former enlisted
men who would receive this "huge sum."
The Senator's stupid assertion that " the GI
Bill of Rights provides 'liberal' treatment for for-
mer servicemen" is in direct conflict with the
attitudes of at least 12,000,000 veterans who be-
lieve that the terminal leave pay for enlisted
men is an unpaid obligation owed to them and
not a gift.
Officers automatically received this pay at the
time of their discharges and this discrimination
has long been a sore point with former enlisted
Senator Taft has obviously never spent a
couple years at some. God-forsaken outpost
where vacations were something that the folks
back home wrote and told you about.
The purpose of this bill is to pay the enlisted
men for the furloughs which they were not able
to take during the long months of active service
The terminal leave bill is one of the few
Legislative actions taken to remove the gross
inequalities between enlisted men and officers.
Congress is to be commended for its realistic
approach to this situation and Senator Taft
who has once again demonstrated a complete
disregard for the interests of people--let us
hope that Ohio's voters will remember his
attitude in November of 1950.
-Tom Walsh

THE LONG VALLEY by John Steinbeck, The
World Publishing Co., Cleveland, 303 pages
T IS A PITY that a public which has given
such wide acclaim to Steinbeck, the novelist,
has never accorded him his due as a short story
writer. For those who have admired the superb
craftsmanship, the powerful economy of words,
the subtle emotional qualities of a Steinbeck
novel, The Long Valley will come as a brilliant
revelation of the author's similar talents as a
teller of tales. The book is a collection of fifteen
short stories, most of them set against the back-
ground of the Salinas Valley, and including the
three parts of his short masterpiece, Red Pony,
The collection is unique in that it emphasizes
the psychological angle of Steinbecks writing,
an angle which is never obliterated but often
overshadowed, in his longer works, by the
harsh reality of his situations and the intensity
of his drama. In The Snake, for instance, we
find a presentation of a peculiar sexual abnor-
mality., The White Quail analyses a marital
relationship between an average American
business man and a woman with a fantastic
imagination. Here, too, we find one of Stein-
beck's rare humor pieces, Saint Katy the
Virgin, which contains an unusually satiric
attack on the church and is full of a sym-
bolism somewhat foreign to Steinbeck's cus-
tomiary directness.
But there is much of the familiar Steinbeck
to be found, too, in such stories as: Red Pony,
Breakfast, which might almost be a chapter out
of Grapes of Wrath, and The Murder, which this
reviewer considers the best in the collection. All
of these exploit the author's familiarity with the
land and the simple, almost primitive people
who cultivate it.
1n a country whose authors, in general, have
never successfully captured its tone and tem-
perament, largely because they reach too high
and fall short of the mark, it is interesting to
note that Steinbeck, dealing with one type of
people in a single locale, has been able to give
us a far more adequate picture.
-Shirley Robin
* * *
General Library Book List
Bromfield, Louis
A few brass tacks. New York, Harper, 1946.
Chen, Stephen and Payne, Robert
Sun Yat-sen. New York, John Day, 1946.
Petry, Ann
The street. New York, Houghton, 1946.
Stern, Gladys Bronwyn
The reasonable shores. New York, Macmillan,
1946. Ziff, William B.
Two Worlds. New York, Harper, 1946.
Delayed Highway
FOR MORE than four hundred centuries the
various peoples of Central America have been
faced with an apparently insurmountable wall
of isolation in their relations with each other.
An outstanding factor has been the lack of
transportation and road communication among
the chief cities Of these countries.
American intervention, in the guise of the U.S.
Public Roads Administration, has attempted to
overcome this obstacle since 1929 with a $23,-
000,000 backing of a highway running from our
southwest to the Canal Zone.
Now the P.R.A. has announced that the
highway will not be completed before 1949. A
broken link from Oazaca to the southern border
of Mexico and thick mountainous jungle areas
in Costa Rica and part of Panama make this
understandable. But the vast lists of possible
advances that a completed highway would ef-
fect - the revolutionizing of Central American
economy and a greatly increased intra-Central
American trade, to mention a very few --make
an "on time" (if not earlier) total completion
of the highway imperative.
-Joan de Carvajal

have died then and there. But having that at-
titude toward God in which he declared,
"Though He slay me yet will I trust Him," Job
and the drama of which he is the center goes
on its mission to the end of time. The attitudes
at times can far outweigh the facts, though facts
and attitudes are interdependent.
The extreme resistances of a few embittered
Nationalists in Palestine focus our attention
and world attention on attitudes. When the
Jews in their suffering react with prayer, in-
creased solidarity and reliance on God and ap-
peal to mankind, they can be understood. Also
they can win both the Jew and the Christian
to their cause. On that type of reaction their
minority-but 16,000,000 in the whole world-
at any time can claim a large percentage of
the 400 million Christians of the world. But
they can hold that support only when that
suffering is accompanied with the attitudes of
belief that right and justice will yet win, sensi-
tivity to the needs of others, faith in the
friendliness of the universe and trust in their
own future as a religious family. Jewish wor-
shippers of the past have taught mankind
these attitudes. Christian saints have joined
them in exalting those same attitudes. Let the
events arrest us. Let these two great religions
fail in the attitudes central to the Judao-
Christian world today and this tough, egoistic,
competitive and mechanical ciilization of the
west will either heedlessly blow itself to bits
in one generation or herd weakly to some
other religion for salvation.
Strange isn't it that the top scientists, ioining
the social science leaders and the religious lib-
erals are the most efficient exponents of mercy
and cling most tenaciously to the center of the
stage in our era? It is those top scientists who
combine in their own lives the three necessities
for salvation today and therein promise us our
chief certitude for world order tomorrow. (1)
They have the techniques peculiar to this age.
(2) They have an internationalism which ad-
mits no race lines, no national barriers and no
class distinctions. (3) They have a :noral and
spiritual responsibility which halts every mili-
tarist, turns back our Congressional Committees
and gives hope to every worried citizen. What
is it which distinguishesthem? It is the atti-
tude they portray. Call the roll: Anderson,
Urey, Condon, Shapley and the rest. These men
might fail in a very mild examination on theo-
logical doctrine. They would scarcely pass a
high school examination on the facts of Hebrew
history, the early Fathers or the Bible. They
might be found short on the religious practices
as to what should be eaten when and unable to
teach their children how any sacred event should
be celebrated. But they possess the attitudes
of love for fellow man, courage to stand by an
ideal of orderly peace, intellect to choose a
humanitarian goal and the soul to fear power
for its own sake.-,
Every student will do well to consider Prof.
Ernest F. Barker of the Physics Department
when he declares modestly that ancient re-
ligious truth that "The kind of world we will
have will be determined less by how much
scientific information we acquire than by the
kind of individuals we are." And then he
added, "It is that task of educators to impart
not only information but also moral discrim-
ination so that students may use their po-
tentially dangerous scientific information for
proper purposes."
Now these constitute only the minimum de-
mands of a religion. They are, however, the
minor actors without which the vast drama of
our new world order can never proceed to a
resolution of either the problem of evil or the
riddle of ultimate communication between
finite and Infinite,
With R. Southey man does well to pray:
Lord, who art merciful as well as just
Incline Thine ear to me, a child of dust.
Four things which are in Thy treasury
I lay before Thee, Lord, with this petition:
My nothingness, my wants, my sin and my
-Edward W. Blakeman
Counselor in Religious Education
The Turks Look West
The Turkish-elections are interesting because
they represent a choice of the Western form of
democracy on the part of a Russian border

state. The Turks have experienced something
like the Soviet brand of democracy for twenty-
five years and they have had enough of it . . .
The important fact is that opposition has at
last been recognized in Turkey. The decision
to hold free elections came from the Govern-
ment party itself..-.
-The New York Times

Notice to
supplies will

Publication in the Daily Official Bul-
letin is constructive notice to all mem-
bers of the University. Notices for the
Bulletin should be sent in typewritten
form to the office of the Summer Ses-
sion, Room 1213 Angel Hall by 3:30 p.m.
on the day preceding publication (11:00
a.m. Saturdays).
SUNDAY, JULY 28, 1946
VOL. LVI, No. 19S
University Women .Veterans As-
sociation: There will be a meeting
of all service women at 7:00 Monday
evening, July 29, Michigan League.
Because By-Laws for the organiza-
tion are to be submitted for adoption,
it is requested that all women vet-
erans be present in order to partici-
pate in this and other features of
the program.

Faculty and Veterans:
for Veterans' books and
be honored only through
July 31, for Summer

Veterans' Wives' Club will not
meet during the remaining summer
months. The next meeting will be
on October 7.
State of Michigan Civil Service An-
nouncementshave been received in
the office for :
1. Student Psychiatric Social Work-
er A, $170-$190.
2. Psychiatric Social Worker AI,
3. Psychiatric Social Work Admin-
istrator I, $200-$240.
4. Psychiatric Social Worker Ad-
ministrator II, $250-$290.
Closing date is August 14, 1946.
For further information, call at
the Bureau of Appointments, 201
Mason Hall.
City of Detroit Civil Service Com-
mission Announcements have been
received in this office for:
1. Occupational Therapist, $2,591-
$2,936. Closing date is Aug. 9.
2. X-Ray Technician, $2,373-$2,-
769. Closing date is Aug. 8.
3. Trained Nursing Attendent, $2,-
315-$2,385. Closing date is Aug. 8.
4. Nutritionist, $2,657-$2,930. Clos-
ing date is Aug. 7.
5. Student Technical Assistant
Specialties: Engineering, Business
Administration, General Science,,
Physical Education, Social Science,
$13928-$2,080. Closing date is Aug. 7.
6. Student Social Worker, $2,109-
$2,295. Closing date is Aug. 6.
7. Social Case Worker, $2,475-$2,-
835. Closing date is Aug. 6.
8. Medical Social Case Worker,
$2,898-$3,312. Closing date is Aug. 6.
For further information call at
the Bureau of Appointments and Oc-
cupational Information, 201 Mason

Rackham Amphitheatre. The topick
will be "The Impact of Science ont
Population Growth." The public is
invited to attend.
There will be a lecture by Mark W.1
Bills, Superintendent of Schools,
Flint on Tuesday, July 30 at 4:05 p.m.
in the University High School Audi-A
torium. The topic will be "The 'Cov-
er-up' Policy in School Administra-
There will be a lecture by Francis
D. Curtis, Professor of Education, on;
Monday, July 29, at 4:05 p.m. in the
University High School Auditorium.
The topic will be "Ways of Improv-
ing Classroom Practice." The pub-
lic is invited.
Lecture: "Interpreting the News."
Preston W. Slosson, Profesor of His-
'tory; auspices of the Summer Ses-
sion. Tuesday, July 30, 4:10 p.m.,
Rackham Amphitheater.
Professor Yuen Ren Chao's course,'
Chinese: Lectures on Chinese Struc-
ture (Oriental Languages 179s)',
given under the auspices of the Lin-
guistic Institute, will have its first
meeting on Monday, July 29th at
10:00 a.m. in Room 2203 Angell Hall.
At that time the schedule of lectures
will be arranged.
Academic Notices
College of Literature, Science and
the Arts, Schools of Education, Fores-'
try, Music and Public Health. Stu-
dents who received marks of I or X
at the close of their last semester or
summer session of attendance will
receive a grade of E in the course or
courses unless this work is made up
by August 1. Students wishing an ex-
tension of time beyond this date in'
order to make up this work should
file a petition addressed to the ap-
propriate official in their school with
Room 4, U.H. where it will be trans-

by Chopin. The recital is open to
the public without charge..
University of Michigan Summer
Session Band: The University of
Michigan Summer Session Band, con-
ducted by William D. Revelli, will
present a concert In Hill Auditorium,
Tuesday evening, July 30, at 8:30.
The proglram will iiclude March
Dunedin by Alford, Jesu Joy of Man's
Desiring by Bach, Overture to La
Dame De Coeur by Gagnier, Stars
in a Velvety Sky by Clarke, Entr'
acte from Orestes by Taneyev, Trop-
ical by Gould, Newsreel by Schuman,
Spanish March Bravada by Curzon,
First Movement from Second Synm-
phony by Borodin, Percussion Melee
by Ganz, Symphonie Moderne by
Steiner, Marcho Poco and Rhyth-
metic by Moore and March of the
Free Peoples by Darcy.
The public is cordially invited.
Student Recital: Samuel P. Dur-
rance, Jr., baritone, will present a
program at 4:15 Wednesday after-
noon, August 7, in the Pattengill
Auditorium. Given in partial fulfill-
ment of the requirements for the
degree of Master of Music, Mr. TJur-
rance will sing English, French,
Italian, and German selections in-
cluding songs by Debussy, Mendel-
ssohn, Mozart, Schubert, and Strauss.
The public is cordially invited.


Forum: The Unrest in Palestine:
A lecture and discussion, led by the
Rev. Bernard Heller, Ph.D., author
of "The Odyssey of A Faith," former-
ly with Hillel Foundation, in the
Rackham Amphitheater, Sunday:
August 4th, at 8:15 p.m.
There will be a lecture by Sumner
H. Slichter, Professor of Economics,
Harvard University, on Wednesday,
July 31 at 4:10 p.m. in the Rackham
Amphitheatre. The topic will be
"Economic Changes Produced by
Modern Technology."
The public is invited to attend.
Professor Slichter's lecture was
changed from August 13 to July 31.
Professor Eugene A. Nida of the
Summer Institute of Linguistics at
the University of Oklahoma, will lec-
ture on Wednesday, July 31, at 7:30
p.m., at the Rackham Amphitheatre.
The topic will be, "Systems of For-
mal Syntactic Structure." This lec-
ture is under the auspices of the
Linguistic Institute of the University
of Michigan, and the public is in-
vited to attend.
There will be a lecture by Warren
S. Thompson, Director of the Scripps
Foundation for Research in Popula-
tion Problems, Miami University on
Tuesday, July 30 at 8:10 p.m. in the

To Graduate Students in Educa-
tion. The preliminary: examination,
for the doctorate in the School 01
Education will be held on Augusl
26-27-28. Anyone desiring to take
these examinations should notify m!1
office, 4000 University High School
on or before August 2.
Doctoral Examination for Waldo
Emerson Blanchet, BEducation; thesis:
"A Basis for the Selection of Courses
Content for Survey Courses in the
Natural Sciences," Tuesday, July 30,
at 4:00 p.m. in the East Council Room,
Rackham. Chairman, F. D. Curtis.
CM 210--Seminar meeting on Tues-
day, July 30 at 4:00 p.m. in Rm. 3201.
East Engineering Building. The
speakers will be S. A. Genden: Study
of Plastic Flow of Resins at High
Rates of Shear and D. E. Hawkins:
Fischer-Tropsch Fluid Catalysts.
The Preliminary Examinations for
the doctorate in English will be given
during the 1946 summer session ac-
cording to the following schedule:
July 31, American Literature.
August 3, English Literature 1700-
August 7, English Literature 1500-
August 10, English Literature-Be-
ginnings to 1500.
The examination will be held from
9:00 to 12:00 on the days indicated
Candidates should report to 3221
A.H. for instructions. Anyone desir-
ing to take the examinations should
see Professor Marckwardt immediate-
ly if he has not already done so.
Candidates for the Teacher's Cer-
tificate for August: A list of candi-
dates has been posted on the bulletin
board of the School of Education,,
Room 1431 University Elementary
School. Any prospective candidate
whose name does not appear on this
list should call at the office of the
Recorder of the School of Educa-
tion, 1437 University Elementary
Carillon Recital: Percival Price,
University Carillonneur, will present
a recital at 3:00 Sunday afternoon,
July 28, on the Charles Baird Caril-
lon in Burton Memorial Tower. HisĀ°
program will include a group of Eng-
lish country dances, a little prelude
and fugue for Carillon by Sir H.
Harty, a group of songs by Schubert
and Two Victory Rhapsodies by Pro-
fessor Price.
Faculty Concert Series: Yves Tin-
ayre, baritone, will present his second
program, Sunday evening, July 28, at
8:30 in the First Presbyterian Church.
Washtenaw Avenue. Mr. Tinayre's
program will include Chancon, "Ver-
gine bella" by Dufay, Motet for East-
er, "Confitemini Domino" by Gom-
bert, "Mit ganzcem Willen" by Pau-
mann, Sinfonia and Motet "Erbarm
dich mein" by Schutz, Salve Regina
by Porpora, and Kirchenkantate No.
4, "Die Engelein" by Kriedel. By
request Mr. Tinayre will perform, in
addition to the announced program,

Concert of Operatic Arias and U3n-
sembles: A concert of operatic arias
and ensembles presented by the Opera
Laboratory Course, under the direc-
tion of Thor Johnsoh and assisted by
the University Summer Session Sym-
phony Orchestra will be presented in
Pattengill Auditorium, Thursday eve-
ning, August 1, at 8:30. The pro-
gram will include: Marriage of Fig-
aro, Don Giovanni, and The Magic
Flute by Mozart; La Traviata, Simone
Boccanegra, La Forza Del Destino,
and Rigoletto by Verdi; Lucia Di
Lammermoor by Donizetti.
The public is cordially invited.
Vronsky and Babin, distinguished
performers of music for two pianos,
will be heard in a special summer
concert Thursday night, August 8, in
Hill Auditorium. They will be pre-
sented under the auspices of the Uni-
versity Musical Society.
Tickets may be purchased at the
offices of the University Musical
Society, Burton Memorial Tower, at
popul*r prices.
Student Recital: Francis Hopper,
organist, will present a recital Wed-
nesday evening, July 31 at 8:30 in
Hill Auditorium. Given in partial
fulfillment of requirements for the
degree of Bachelor of Music, Mr.
Hopper's program will include selec-
tions by d'Andrieu, Bach, Vierne,
Andriessen, and Hopper.
The public is cordially invited.
Events Today
The Graduate Outing Club has
s-cheduled hiking and swimming for,
Sunday, July 28. Those interested
should meet in the club rooms in
the Rackham Building at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday. Use the northwest entrance.
Carilon Recital today by Prof. Per-
cival Price, University Carillonneur,
3 p.m.
Coming Events
Spanish Teas: Every Tuesday and
Friday, language tables will convene
in the League cafeteria at 4 p.m. for
informal conversation practice. On
Thursdays, the group will meet at
the International Center at 4 p.m.
All students interested lr practickng
Spanish conversation are invited to
Phi Delta Kappa business meeting
on Monday, July 29 at 7:30 in the
Michigan Union.
Play: "Angel Street," by Patrick
Hamilton, July 31 to August 3.
Phi Delta Kappa supper and ini-
tiation on Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30
p.m. in the Michigan Union.
Men's Education Club baseball
'series on Tuesday, July 30 at 4:00
p.m. South Ferry Field.
French Club: The fourth meeting
of the French Club will be held on
Monday, July 29, at 8 p.m. in Rm.
305 at the Michigan Union. Dr. '
Franci Gravit, of the Romance Lang-
uage Department, will give an infor-
mal talk entitled: "Souvenirs de
Provence". Group singing and social
hour. If you like to speak and hear
French, sing and have fun, come
to our meetings.
Pi Lambda Theta initiation will be
held in the Assembly Room of the
Rackham Building on Saturday,
August 3 at 3:00 p.m., instead of on
Tuesday, July 30, as previously an-
Flying Club. There will be a regu-
lar meeting for the members of the

End of a Policy


According to a recent article by an American
correspondent in Brazil, definite changes in
United States policy towards South America
have been noted. These changes have been both
welcome and unwelcome to the Latin Americans.
The statement by Ambassador William D.
Pawley that "the Santa Claus era is definitely
over," has created a favorable feeling on the
part of the people themselves, but their govern-
ments are not so pleased.
Whatever the varying emotions such a declar-
ation may bring, it is an indication that America
has ceased to carry on its benevolent imperial-
ism program in order to impress the South
American and other countries with the purity
of our intentions.
Despite the avowedly unselfish aims of the
American government, American businessmen
have certainly exploited the South American
countries to the best of their ability. Even gov-
ernment spending produced an undesirable ef-
fect on Latin American trade. Countries would
not bother to develop their resources when the
United States government was willing to pitch


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By Crockett Johnson
Those who pull the strings are loathe
to fake Ihe credit, m'boy. And I'm no
exception. It's the game that counts.
Not the name ... As for Mr. O'Sodumn
being feather-brained, it may be true.


I'll communicate a few words
to the Town Council, m'boy.
Via telearaoh.. . Commending


With tents, all construction
problems are solved. You put
them up. Invite folks to move

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reaction, Mr. Mayor?

i Telearam.

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O'Malley. With his crowd
behind us, we're all set.

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