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Fifty-Seventh Year

The Breaking Truce


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Ku Klux Kan
EXT TO A DEAD ONE, a unhappy Ku
1Klux Klansman is best.,
And the Kluxers haven't had much to
cheer about in the past few weeks. Despite
grand prizes offered to "members who get
new members" (including a copy of "The
Rising Sun," an anti-Catholic document
written by the Klan's former Imperial Wiz-
ard), Klan membership drives have been
conspicuously unsuccessful, according to
Stetson Kennedy, author of "Southern Ex-
posure," in an article in PM.
Kennedy writes "Saturday's disconso-
late party was just one more in a long
series of Klan flops. A fiery cross touched
off was a great disappointment, the
Grand Dragon reported. The cross was
100 feet long-but there were only 25
new Kluxers 'to initiate."
The party, which Kennedy attended dis-
guised as. a Kluxer-in-good-tanding, saw
one of the last cross-burnings for some time
to come. The Klan has been finding this
pastime expensive and inexpedient since
three members were arrested last month in
Knoxville, Tenn. for setting off six crosses
in front' of the police station, the city hall
and the county court house.
However, with all their setbacks, the Klan
may yet hope.
The withdrawal of the Negro Baptists
in the United States from the Baptist
World Alliance was threatened this week
after white delegates to the seventh con-
gress of the Alliance in Copenhagen,
Denmark, informed Copenhagen hotel-
keepers they did not wish to share ac-
commodations with the Negro delegates.
Astatement issued by Negro leaders in
this country demanded an apology from the
delegates who "attempted to impose their
views of segragation upon the Danish peo-
" And loyal Klan hearts lifted again this
week when a Jackson, N.C. jury freed seven
white men on charges of kidnaping and
breaking and entering a jail with intent to
kill a young Negro.
The freeing of the seven would-be lynch-
ers brought a quick condemnation from
North Carolina's governor R. Cregg Cherry
who claimed a miscarriage of justice and
said that the action of the grand jury "does
not close the case."
Meanwhile, however, there are seven pro-
spective Klan members on the loose.
Anybody want a copy of "The Rising
-Naomi Stern

THE PATTERN OF the future in the
whole labor scene may well be estab-
lished in the next few months. On the
one hand, the outcome of the current ne-
gotiations between the CIO's United Auto-
mobile Workers and the Ford Motor Com-
pany will become a standard of measure-
ment in post-Taft Hartley Act labor rela-
tions. On the other hand, a test of strength
of even more significance for the long term
future of American politics, may also be in
prospect. For it is possible that all-out, eye-
gouging, shiv-sticking political warfare
within the CIQ itself is in prospect.
The battle, if it comes about, will be be-
tween the CIO leadership, including Presi-
dent Philip Murray, and the CIO's Commu
nist-dominated minority. At present an un-
easy truce between these factions hardly
masks a dagger-and-bludgeon, poison-m-
the-soup struggle which goes on behind its
facade. But those who have the best means
of knowing what goes on in Philip Mur
ray's always honest but often vacillating
mind suspect that this truce may soon be
broken; indeed, that the process has already
begun. Such mind-readers have in the past
been forced to rely on the most inconclu-
sive signs and portents-Murray's sudden
emotional storm on the Communist 4ssue
before the automobile workers' board, a more
recent and more violent explosion before
U.S. Seaman
I OFFER YOU TODAY a tale of intrigue
on the high seas, secret meeting in grimy
ports, "frame-up artists" at work and spe-
cial agents slipping quietly on and off ships
bound for far-flung oceas. There are no
secret maps of ancient treasure caches but
the prize of battle in this tale is huge none-
The prize is power over 90,000 American
seamen and their union. This outfit, in
turn, controls much of America's sea-borne
commerce at a moment when U.S. ship car-
goes keep Europe's non-Communist nations
literally from being peopled by walking skel-
Know first that every ship manned by
a CIO National Maritime Union crew to-
day is a floating ballot box. Men aboard
last week began to vote for delegates to
the union's sixth annual convention
scheduled for September.
The Communist Party, acting through its
special labor agents, is under orders to cap-
ture that convention under any circumstanc-
es, so it can control the union. Control of
the NMU would mean that any time the
Communist disapproved our foreign policy,
they could call a political strike and para-
lyze our shipping.
To capture the convention, the Commu-
nist Party must first capture the delega-
tions now being elected at sea. So the party
has stationed its best operators aboard shi!
to campaign and vote. About these special
Communist agents, union president Joe Cur-
ran, says:
"They are trained as speakers. They are
trained at confusion. They are trained it
lies and deceit. They are trained to smear
and slander. They are trained to stay at
meetings until all the regular members leave
the meeting tired. Then they pass their res-
olutions and motions. They will attempt to
capture our convention."
They're heavy with cash and flash a roll
before hitting a port. They're the first to
buy drinks and lead the way to every water-
front excitement and they have managed to
smuggle their new style-slick propaganda
aboard. One piece of this party literature,
now flooding NMU ships is gotten out like a
pocket-size mystery novel.
A trick cover makes it look like an-
other detective story and the seamen in
their idle hours have been picking up the
book. The front jacket reveals a fallen

picket with a huge two-handed sword in
his back. Across the sword, in big black
lettering, is the title, "Inside Job." Writ-
ten by Herb Tank, a professional Commu-
nist Party author, its chapter heads read
like something out of Ellery Queen: "The
Case of the Stolen Ballot Box; Racketeers,
Politicos and B-29 Bombers; The Deep
Six; South of the Border; Gangsterism
Unparalleled; The Enemy Is Cunning."
The pocket-size volume of course is over-
sized Communist propaganda not only
against the party's enemies inside the union
but against big business and capitalism as
That's how the party operates at sea.
But it worries about the ports, too, because
on Monday, Aug. 25, the land-based union
members will elect "port delegates" to the
So recently the Communist Party held a
secret meeting in New Orleans. To a seamy
building there were summoned all the party
agents 'who, over the past years, have suq'-
ceeded in becoming NMU officials.
They discussed the New Orleans situation
-because in that city the anti-Communist
crowd controls the union, and the comrades
devised this strategy to discredit the non-
Communist leaders of New Orleans' seamen:'
Party agents would provike scores of "beefs"
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the CIO executive board, and so on. But
now the mind readers can point to some -
thing more than hot words.
The official CIO newspaper, "The CIO
News," for a long time edited by slight,
professional Len De Caux, has rarely de-
viated from the straight Stalinist line.
Thus, when the British parliament voted
to free India, "The News" not only joined
"The Daily Worker" in implying that this
was mere British imperial trickery. The
editors also exhumed ancient photo-
graphs from the files, purporting to show
British soldiers savaging the Indian na-
tives. By odd coincidence, Murray had
just signed a cable to British Prime Min-
ister Clement Attlee congratulating hin
and the British people on their great and
historic act. When Murray saw the cur-
reni issue of his own organization's of-
ficial newspaper, he hit the roof. De
Caux, and two of his cohorts received
their walking papers. "The CIO News"
is now in other hands.
This was a major development in CIO
internal politics, since the organization's
newspaper is the main channel of official
CIO policy to the rank and file. It has,
moreover, been followed by other develop-
ments. Robert Lamb, personable secretary
of the CIO legislative committee, has re-
signed. The secretaryship of the legisla-
tive committee is another key spot, and
most of the non-CCommunist CIO leaders
consider Lamb's departure a victory for their
side. Finally, Emil Rieve, textile workers'
chief, has been given office space and an im-
portant policy-making position in CIO head-
quarters. Rieve's name follows only those
of David Dubinsky and Walter Reuther on
the Communists' extensive hate list, as he
is one of the most effective anti-Commu-
nist labor leaders.
For all these developments, final iespon-
sibility rests with Philip Murray. It is thus
little cause for wonder that careful studenti
of "The Daily Worker" have noted a cer-
tain falling off in that journal's tendency
to sing paeans of praised to "our great lead-
er, Philip Murray." To be sure, "The Work
er" has yet to attack Murray with exquisite
delicacy for which Andrei set the pattern
when he remarked of his compatriot, Vic-
tor Kravchenko, that "when a dog has no-
thing else to do, it will ofen lick its belly."
Yet such tributes, according to informed
labor circles, may quite possible be on the
For in these circles there is somewhat
tentative tendency to believe that Murray
is at last determined to move really de-
cisively in the next few months, before the
next CIO convention, to solidify non-
Communist control of the CIO. If that is
indeed Murray's intention, Lee Pressman,
CIO counsel, and key "left-wing" stra-
tegist, is certain to go the way of De
Caux and the others. When and if that
happens (and it is still a very big if) it
is universally expected in the CIO that
Communist knives will be sharpened for
the most ruthless kind of political warfare
against Pressman's present boss, Philip
One reason why Murray has already
moved with such unaccustomed decision is;
in the opinion of those who know him, that
he is a deeply patriotic man, increasingly
disturbed by the developments abroad, and
by the relationship between these develop-
ments and the American Communist party.
Another reason is undoubtedly Walter Reu-
ther's remarkable victory in the devious
Communist control of the CIO's largest
union, which in turn gives Murray a solid
base from which to operate.
There is an obvious moral to all this. A
long as the, American economic system
functions reasonably well, in the context of
civil and political liberty, the American la-
bor movement itself can be relied upon to
deal with the tiny minority of its members
who serve a foreign interest. The Com-
munists can hope to gain control of Amerin
can labor only in two ways. One is the
total failure of the economic system, in
which case it no doubt deserves to be re-

placed. The other is a real threat to tra-
ditional American civil liberties, such as
contained in that legal monstrosity, the
House-passed Rees bill. Such a threat will
tend to rally a really important segment
of the American left, for the first time in
American history, around the Communists.
(Copyright, 1947, New York Herald Tribune)
SOME GROUNDS for encouragement are
found by the National Safety Council in
the half-year figures for death due to traf-
fic accidents. They reach 14,480 as com-
pared with 15,290 in the same period in
1946. It was made in the face of a road
travel upswing of 11 per cent in the first
five months of the year.
Any downward trend in traffic deaths
is to be welcomed with gratitude, but while
we are still killing on the roads and streets
at the rate of nearly 2,000 persons per year
no agency and no individual concerned with
safety can afford to relax in effort to cut
down this needless and disgraceful toll.
Carelessness has just one meaning-it means
death or injury to thousands.
-The New York Times

will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 The French Club will hold its
noon and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. last meeting on Thursday August
Monday through Friday, and from 7, at 8 p.m. in the second floor
10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday. Terrace Room of the Michigan
All departments of the Library Union. Mr. Bertrand Coblentz,
will be closed on September 1. a visiting doctor from Paris, will
Labor Day. talk informally on: "Paris au-
Divisional Libraries, with the jourd'hui". Miss Elizabeth Moore
exception of those listed below,. will sing some French songs.
will close Friday afternoon, Aug- Group singing, games, refresh-
ust 15, and will reopen Monday, ments.
September 15 on a short schedule
(10 a.m. to 12 noon, 2 p.m. to 4 Phi Kappa Phi Members: Sum-
p.m.). Regular schedules approx- mer initiation and luncheon, Fri-
imating those in force during the day, Aug. 8, 12:30 p.m., room 101
second semester of the academic Michigan Union. For reserva-
year will be resumed in all branch- tions call Miss Jimenez (office:
es of the Library on Monday, Sep- 24531 ext. 26, or home: 5508), any
tember 22. 1tm hrdy
Bureau of Government. Open time Thursday.
August 18-September 20-Monday The Inter-Cooperative Council
through Friday 8:30-12; 1-4:30; will sponsor a talk by Gopal Tni
Saturday 8:30-12:30. path, President of the Indian In-
Detroit Branch: Closed August ati of C hc IEngneers,
18-August 27; Open August 28- speaking on "The Present Crisis
edem 1e1 2-6; Matday through in India" at 8 p.m. Friday at Rob-
East Engineering: Open Augus ert Owen Cooperative House, 1017
18-September 20; Monday through Oakland. There will be refresh-
Friday 10-12; 2-5; Saturday 10- ments and dancing after the talk.
Engineering: Open August 18- Wesleyan Guild Notice: A per-
September 20; Monday- through sonal consecration service will be
Friday 10-12; 2-5; Saturday 10- held on Sunday, August 10th, out
12. at Barton Hills. Transportation
Hospital Open August 15-Aug- will be provided, leaving the First
ust 23; Monday through Friday Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Res-
8-12; 1-5; Saturday 8-12; Closed ervations can be made by calling
August 25-September 13; Open 6881 before Friday.
September 15-September 20; Mon-
day through Friday 8-12; 1-5; Lctures
Saturday 8-12.
Physics: Open August 18-Sep- Mathematics Lecture: Profess-
tember 20; Monday through Sat- or L. J. Mordell of St. John's Col-
urday 10-12. lege, Cambridge University, will
Transportation: Open August give a lecture on "A Chapter in
18-September 20; Monday through the Theory of Numbers" on
Friday 8-12; 1:30-4:30; Saturday Thursday, August 7th at 4:15 p.m.
8-12. in Room 3017 Angell Hall.
Vocational Guidance: Opens
August 18-September 20; Monday The fourteenth public lecture of
through Friday 1:30-5:30; Satur- the Linguistic Institute will be
day 9-12. held at 7:30 August seventh in



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VOL. LV, No. 31S
Examination for U n i v e r s i t y
Credit. All student who desire
credit for work done in the sum-
mer session will be required to
take examinations at the close of
the session. The examination
schedule for the schools and col-
leges on the eight-week basis is as
follows: (Thursday, August 14 and
Friday, August 15.)
Hlour ofRecitation Time of Exam
8Th r rsday, 8-10
9 Friday, 8-10
10 Thursday, 2-4
11 Friday, 2-4
1 Thursday, 4-6
2 Thursday 10-12
3 Friday, 10-12
All other hours Friday, 4-6
Any deviation from the above
schedule may be made only by
mutual agreement between stu-
dent and instructor, and with the
approval of the Examination
Schedule Committee.
Attention August Graduates:
College qf Literature, Science, and
the Arts, School of Education,
School of Music, School of Pub-
lic Health: Students are advised
not to request grades of I or X
in August. When such grades are
absolutely imperative, the work
must be made up in time to allow
your instructor to report the
make-up grade not later than 4
p.m., September 5. Grades received
after that time may defer the
student's graduation until a lat-
er date.
Edward G. Groesbeck
Assistant Registrar
Colleges of Literature, Science,
and the Arts, and Architecture
and Design; Schools of Education,
F o r e s t r y, Music, and Public
Health: Summer Session students
wishing a transcript of this sum-
mer's work only should file a re-
quest in Room 4, U.H., several
days before leaving Ann Arbor.
Failure to file this request before
the end of the session will result
in a needless delay of several days.
Edward G. Groesbeck
Assistant Registrar
All veterans enrolled for the
eight weeks Summer Session and
who are receiving government ed-
ucational benefits under the Vet-
erans Administration, are remind-
ed that Report of Absence Cards
are eue Monday, August 11, 1947.
These cards may be mailed to the
Veterans Service Bureau or placed
in any deposit box.
If any veteran has failed to
receive a Report of Absence Card
he should obtain one immediately
at the Veterans Service Bureau,
Room 1514, Rackham Building.
The filing of a Report of Ab-
sence Card is a University regula-
tion applying' to all veterans cer-
tified for government educational
German Departmental Library
Books are due in the departmental
office by August 8 regardless of a
later due date stamped' in the

To all students having Library
1. Students having in their pos-
session books borrowed from the
General Library or its branches
are notified that such books are
due Monday, August 11.
2. Students having special need
for certain books between August
11 and August 15 may retain such
books for that period by renew-
ing them at the Charging Desk.
3. The names of all students
who have not cleared their records
at the Library by Wednesday,
August 13 will be sent to the Cash-
ier's Office and their credits and
grades will be witheld until such
time as said records are cleared
in compliance with the regula-
tions of the Regents.
Doctoral Examination for
Thomas Alton Bickerstaff, Math-
ematics; thesis: "Certain Order
Probabilities in Non-Parametric
Sampling," Friday, August 8, at 2
p.m. in the East Alcove, Rackham.
Chairman, C. C. Craig.
Ralph A. Sawyer
Doctoral Examination for Low-
ell Ray Perkins, Chemistry; thesis:
"The Preparation of Tteraphenyl-
phosphonium Chloride and Tetra-
phenylstibonium Ch 1 o r i d e and
Their Application to Analytical
Chemistry," Friday, August 8, at
2 p.m. in the West Alcove, Rack-
ham. Chairman, H. H. Willard.
Ralph A. Sawyer
Doctoral Examination for Mar-
vin Lewist Vest, Mathematic;
thesis "Birational Space Trans-
formations Associated with Con-
gruences of Lines," Friday, August
8, at 3:15 p.m. in the West Coun-
cil Room, Rackham. Chairman,
R. M. Thrall.
Ralph A. Sawyer
Doctoral Examination for
James Louis Jarrett, Jr., Philoso-
phy: thesis: "The Cognitive Value
of Poetry," Friday, August 8, at
3:30 p.m. in Room 205, Mason
Hall. Chairman, D. H. Parker.
Ralph A. Sawyer
Doctoral Examination for Ber-
nadine Agnes Bujila, Romance
Language: French; thesis: "A
critical Edition of Rutebeuf's Vie
Sainte Marie L'Egyptianne, Fri-
day, August 8, at 4 p.m. in the
East Council Room, Rackham.
Chairman, E. B. Ham.
Ralph A. Sawyer
Recommendations for Depart-
mental Honors: Teaching depart-
ments wishing to recommend ten-
tative August graduates from the
College of Literature, Science, and
the Arts, and the School of Edu-
cation for departmental honors
should recommend such students
in a letter, sent to the Registrar's
Office, Room 4, University Hall,
by 4 p.m., September 5 .
Edward G. Groesbeck
Assistant Registrar
University of Michigan
General Library
Schedule of Hours after Summer
Session 1947:
The General Library will close
at 6 p.m. daily from Friday, Aug-
ust 15 to Saturday, September 20.
The Graduate Reading Rooms and
the First Floor Study Hall will be
closed during this period. The
Basement Study Hall will be open
from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily except
Saturday when it will be closed
at noon. The Rare Book Room


Approved social events for this
week: August 8, Graduate Student
Council, Intercooperative Council;
August 9, Lambda Chi Alpha, Sig-
ma Alpha Epsilon.
Teacher Placement:
Boys R e p u b11 c, Farmington,
Michigan, is in need of a Recrea-
tion and Physical Education Di-
rector. For further information,
call at the Bureau of Appoint-
General Placement:
Mr. J. N. Evans of National Tube
Company will interview electrical,
mechanical, chemical, and indus-
trial engineers at the Bureau on
Friday, August z. Inormation
booklets and application forms are
available. Call extension 371 for
Mr. Baxter C. Brown of the Fi-
delity and Deposit Company of
Maryland will interview students
for salaried positions on Friday
afternoon, August 8th at the Bur-
eau. Call extension 371 for ap-
Civil Service:
Michigan State Civil Service
Commission announces examina-
tion for Photographer I, Attend-
ant Nurse A-2, and Catalog Li-
brarian I. Call at the Bureau for
further information,
Bur. of Appts. & Occup. Inf.
General Placement:
Mr. Harry J. Altick, CLU, will
interview men for Sales positions
with the State Mutual Life As-
surance Company on Thursday
morning, August 7th. Call ex-
tension 371 for appointments.
Application forms for Account-
ants and Industrial Engineers for
positions with Studebaker Corpor-
ation of South Bend, Indiana, are
now available at the Bureau of
Information booklets and appli-
cation forms from the National
Tube Company of Lorain, Ohio
are available at the Bureau of Ap-
pointments for mechanical, elec-
trical, chemical, and industrial
engineers. Those interested should
call at the Bureau before Thurs-
Application forms from the De-
sign Service Company, Cleveland,
Ohio are now available for me-
chanical, electrical and architec-
tural engineers. Call at the Bur-
eau of Appointments for further
information and forms.
Civil Service:
The U.S. Civil Service Commis-
sion announces examinations for
Patent Examiner, Grade P-1, and
Veterinarian, Grades P-1 and P-
2. Call at the Bureau for further
Bur. of Appts. & Occup. linf
Housing for Men Students, Post
Summer Session: Men interested
in rooms in the Residence Halls
for the Post-Session, Aug. 18-
Sept. 12 are required to leave their
names at the Information Desk,
Room 2, University Hall, on or
before Friday, August 8. No meals
will be served.
La p'tite causette meets every
Tuesda yand Wednesday at 3:30
in the Grill Room of the Michi-
gan League and on Thursdays at
4:00 at the International Center.
All students interested in inform-
al French conversation are cor-
dially invited to join the group.

the Amphitheatre of the Rackham
Building. The subject will be
"Nasal Consonant Phonemes in
the Western Romance Languages,"
and the speaker will be Professor *
Ernest F. Haden of the Univer-
sity of Texas. Professor Haden
is a well known scholar in Ro-
mance linguistics, and is active
in the study of French dialects
in the United States and Canada.
Professor Hunter Rouse, Direct-
or of the Institute of Hydraulic
Research, State University of
Iowa, will lecture on Mechanics of
Sediment Transportation, Friday,
August 8 at 4 p.m. in Room 445
West Engineering, and on Satur-
day, August 9, at 10 a.m. in Room
445 he will talk on Vortex Motion
and Fluid Turbulence. This lec-
ture will be illustrated by motion
Dr. Nelson T. Johnson, Secre-
tary General to the' Far Eastern
Commission and formerly Amer-
ican Minister to Australia and
Minister and Ambassador to Chi-
na, will lecture on "The Respon-
sibilities of the United States as
a World Power," Friday, August
8, at 8:10 p.m., Rackham Lecture
Hall. 'This is the concluding lec-
ture in the Summer Session Lec-
ture Series, "The United States in
World Affairs." The public is in-
Academic Notices
Zoology Seminar: Thursday,
August 7, 7:30 p.m., East Lecture
Room, Rackham Building. Miss
B .Elizabeth Horner will speak on
"Arboreal Adaptions of Peromys-
Carillon Recital: Percival Price,
University School of Music car-
illonneur, will present a program
Thursday evening, August 7, 7:1
p.m. Mr. Prise will play four
groups of folk-songs whish will in-
dlude British, German, Russian,
and American works.
The concluding Thursday Eve-
ning Concert sponsored by the
Graduate School, will consist of
Haydn's Emperor Quartet, Schu-
bert's Rondo in B minor, Mah-
ler's Symphony No. 1, and Wag-
ner Excerpts from Die Meister-
Photographs of Summer Fuig.
of Michigan, Rotunda Museums
Building. July and August.
The Museum of Art: Elements
of Design, and What is Modern
Painting? Alumni Memorial Fall;
daily, exceptuMonday, 10-12 and
2-5; Sundays, 2-5. The public is
cordially invited.
Museum of Archaeology. Cur-
rent Exhibit, "Life in a Roman
Town in Egypt from 30 B.C. to
400 A.D." Tuesday through Fri-
day, 9-12, 2-5; Saturday, 9-12;
Friday evening, 7:30-9 :30; Sun-
day 3-5.
Exhibit of American Photo-
graphy, Daily. July 28 to August
8, Ground Floor, Exhibition Hall,
Architecture Building.
Exhibit of the Washtenaw His-
torical Society display continues
until beginniny of the fall semes-
ter in the Rackham Exhibition


TOM DEWEY has been out handshaking
over the country these past two weeks.
Everybody rather mournfully agrees that he
is the probable nominee of his party for
1948. The only trouble with Dewey's can-
didacy for the presidency is that practically
nobody really likes him. He has the inside
track because he epitomizes Eligibility. The
girl may not care for him, but Pa thinks
all the time of that fat block of New York
electoral votes.' Personally, Dewey looks all
right; his table manners are good; he has ,
hard, personal, opportunistic efficiency; and
people are forgetting that unkind comment
which somebody made in 1944 - that you
really have to know Dewey well to dislike
him. Then again, he has another advant-
age as a political suitor - that of contrast
with his rivals; Dewey may not have much
voter sex appeal himself, but Bricker is no
Don Juan either and good old Bob Taft
umnild hardl he the nin-in nicture in any


How foolish of my age to hope that my

If Bob were a h(-man he'd defy mother.


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