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WASHINGTON-The Korean crisis has put
a crimp in the lush lecture fees of Sen-
ators and Congressmen. However, many still
slip away for occasional week-end lectures
when they need spare change. Their fees
run from $200 to $750 an evening-though
Vice President Barkley, the star attraction,
collects as high as $1,500 for a one-night
For example, Sen. Hubert Humphrey,
Minnesota. Democrat, was so broke after
paying his campaign bills and moving his
family to Washington that he had to bor-
row money in order to eat. Ile finally
hired out as a lecturer on his spare nights,
earned an extra $6,000 last year.
Oregon's GOP Sen. Wayne Morse went
$25,000 in the hole during his first campaign,
filled lecture engagements to make up the
deficit. He still averages $10,000 a yea
speaking for hire.
Sen. Estes Kefauver, Tennessee Democrat,
needed $3,000 to pay off his mortgage. He
hit the lecture trail on week ends, earned
enough in six months to pull out of the red.
TOP DRAWING CARD
A TOP DRAWING CARD on the lectureI
circuit is Congressman Franklin D.
doosevelt, Jr., whose famous name com-
:.Inands a fat fee. However, his profits go to
pay for extra stenographers to handle the
h Jeavy mail that deluges his Congressional
office, also because of his famous name. Last
year he paid $12,000 out of his own pocket
for office help, made up half of this from
The best-paid political lecturer, of course,
is Vice President Barkley, who can almost
name his own price because of his great
prestige and platform appeal.
In addition, even the millionaire senators,
such as Oklahoma's Robert Kerr, do some
lecturing for hire. They usually assign the
fee to some charity, however, such as Kerr's
favorite-the Baptist Foundation in Okla-
Most Senators and Congressmen who do
professional lecturing are handled by
speakers' bureaus which take a 30 per cent
ct. These agencies give their clients a
ballyhoo build-up befitting movie stars.
here are a few samples:
Sen. Charles Tobey, New Hampshire Re-
publican-"a fast-talking Yankee who cru-
sades realistically but relentlessly;" Con-
gresswoman Helen Gahagan Douglas, Calif-
ornia Democrat - "glamorous and distin-
guished leader of the liberals;" Sen. Joseph
O'Mahoney, Wyoming Democrat - "A fore-'
most exponent of truly free business."
Sen. Styles Bridges, New Hampshire Re-
Publican-"dynamic personality and a mag-
netic, sincere speaker;" Sen. Lister Hill, Ala-
bama Democrat-"exceptionally well quali-
fied to speak at industrial functions;" Sen.
Owen Brewster, Maine Republican-"pre-
sents conclusions intelligently and with in
Sen. Joe McCarthy's speaking fee has
trebled since hitting the headlines with his
charges of Communist infestation in the
State Department. Other Senators and Con-
gressmen, such as Speaker Sam Rayburn
and Sen. Glen Taylor of Idaho, won't speak
GENERAL OMAR BRADLEY, the nation's
No. 1 soldier, has flatly assured the
President that American troops will not be
pushed out of Korea.
Comparing the present Korean battle
with the toehold the Allies held on Europe
at historic Omaha Beach in June, 1944,
Bradley drew some striking parallels. Here,
in brief, is what he told the President:
1-Ve will so4pnhaveas ma .iviSnnin
Koi-e a We hd t Oiiah'aeach' whfi' the
north Koreans will be almost the same nu-
merical strength as the Germans surround-
ing Omaha teach.
2-While our forces in Korea are not as
well trained as those we sent into Germany,
the North Korean troops don't compare with
the German Wehrmacht.
3-United Nations forces in Korea will
have the same, or possibly greater, air su-
periority as they held at D-Day in Europe:
The naval situation is also an exact parallel,
since we control the seas.
Bradley recalled that, under these circum-\
stances, the Allies gave a pretty good ac-
count of themselves in Normandy.
(Copyright, 1950, by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.)
Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.
NIGHT EDITOR: PETER HOTTON
The, Way to Peace
"It Sure Is"
WITH OUR ATTENTION concentrated
winning the Korean War we must re-
member that winning that war is still sec-
ondary to winning a world-wide lasting
The world can not hope to live without
fear of war and be able to enjoy pros-
perity to the fullest of its potentialities
until the threat of a successful world
Communist movement is removed. In our
efforts to remove this threat we must not
deter from democratic principles in the
least and must not allow one life to be,
It is possible to secure peace, increase the
world's level of living and advance demo-
cratic institutions if we place a high prem-
ium on life-Eastern as well as Western-are
far-sighted and willing to sacrifice some
measure of national wealth and sovereignty
to adhere to a determined long-range plan
despite temporary setbacks.
In Korea where Communist expansion has
taken the form of armed aggression we have
no choice but to meet it with force if we
are not to follow a course of appeasement
which can only serve to further whet the
Red appetite for aggression.
We must continue to fight there only as
long as the Communist forces are unwilling
to withdraw. Once Communists are willing
to lay down their arms and accept our terms,
the UN must come upon the scene and pre-
pare to unite the two Koreas via a free na-
tional election, in which the Communists
would also participate. There is no reason to
believe that a party offering political free,
domoras well as being willing to grant land
reforms and any other socializing reformp
where needed, won't be chosen over Com-
No people would be foolish enough to
choose a government that would rule by
force and relegate the country to the sta-
tus of a Soviet satelite-if they are pre-
sented with a real alternative.
In other parts of Asia Communism is
spreading without resort to armed aggres-
sion. Ind.-China, Malaya, Burma and Tibet
are teetering on the brink of the Communist
cesspool. If they go Thailand is bound to go.
The insurrections in the Philippines would
increase. Tremendous Communist pressure
on India and Pakistan could take its toll of
these countries. To save these countries we'-
ye got to do away with the cesspools.
This is the most important and urgent
job. Not only in Asia, but in Africa and weak
European nations. We've got to help these
peoples raise their levels of living. If not inl
the spirit of kindess and fellowship, then to
stop them from grasping. Communism.
This can be accomplished by continua-
tion of the Marshall Plan and a greatly
expanded Point Four Program. These two
instruments must form the basis of our
foreign policy not just be incidentals to
rearming programs. The misery that
makes life seem hopeless and causes people
to fall aback on Communism to tempor-
arily relieve the pain of living must be eli-
minated. And sharing of our wealth and
know-how is the way to do the job.
In Asia and Africa colonial peoples are
straining at their leashes for independence.
They are tired of playing a subservient role.
They want to plot their own destinies. With
this goal they have the full, although selfish
sympathy of the Soviet Union. Is there any
reason why we shouldn't help them out of
righteousness in their struggle?
The Communist propaganda is not only
increasing the nationalistic yearnings of
these people, but is transforming these nort
mal emotions into vicious racism. This is de-
signed to incite rebellion against the "white
Western overlord" and put the Communistg
in a position to assume the title of the sav-
iors of the colonial peoples. To counteract
the Communist efforts we need only demon-
strate that we believe in freedom for all peo-
ples and actively oppose colonial oppression.
Policies such as these can prevent further
Communist expansion and as such are in-
struments for the maintenance of peace.
As a bulwark against outright armed
aggression we have no choice but to arm
with the hope that Russia will not be
foolish enough to attack when there exists
an o p p o si n g alliance whose military
strength is greater than her own.
The appropriate means for building thi6
opposition is the UN. We should take ad-
vantage of the Korean situation and per-
manently contribute our armies fighting
there to an international police force. With
the example of the U.S., the UN should re-
quest the other free nations to contribute
forces in proportion to the population, in-
dustrial capacity and internal conditions of
the individual nation. In this way an effect.
ive force can be maintained to deter a trig-
ger-happy Politburo without fully militariz-
ing any one nation.
Once a successful military alliance has
shown that international cooperation on a
large-scale is possible we should be able to
demonstrate that political and economic unir-
fication is more than a dream but the only
realistic way of eventually achieving lasting
peace. That the European notions realize
this is evidenced by the proposal of the
Schuman Plan and the present meeting of,
the Consultative Assembly of the Council of
Europe. But a unification plan can only suc-
ceed in achieving such a broad goal if the
Peace can only be achieved by following
these policies and waiting for history to take
its inevitable course inside Russia. Continu-
ation of the oppressive treatment of her pop-
ulation and almost complete use of industrial
power for military purposes will eventually
incite the Russian people to rise in revolt.
When this happens the new government can
be incorporated into the unification that
then exists and we will have true world fed-
eration and lasting peace.
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Hopeless War ..
To the Editor:
I WE SHOULD be pushed out
of Korea, and at the present
time such seems to be reasonably
possible, we may accept our evic-
tion as further proof that we are
rapidly approaching the close of
an era, an era of Western domina-
tion of Asiatic peoples. We need
but review the occurrences of very
recent years to see that Western
imperialism in Asia with its tight
political and economic controls has
so broken down as to presage its
complete disappearance in the near
We saw the British retire from
Burma with little show of dignity,
and again we saw them without
enthusiasm or genuine magnanim-
ity grant India and Pakistan "do-
minion" status. Still again we saw
the stubborn Dutch forcibly eject-
ed from their lush East Indian pos-
sessions. And further we saw the
United States, together with Brit-
ain, lose her strong position in
China through her misguided; in-
discriminate support of the cor-
rupt, double-dealing boss of the
Kuomintang, the now entirely dis-
credited Chiang Kai Shek. There
was one withdrawal, however,
which we Americans, at least, can
point to pridefully, and that is our
granting to the Philippine Islands
their full political independence.
' ...r te
will deny that the French and Brit-
ish situation in Asia, not to men-
tion our own, which has heavy
overtones of imperialistic control
in 'both political and economic
spheres can be maintained only
through the expenditure of billions
of American dollars and perhaps
the waging of total war. The era
when Western imperialism could
be successfully and profitably bol-
stered by the employment of a few
well armed gun boats, a few hund-
red troops, and a handful of daz-
zling, fear-provoking aircraft is
now fast drawing to a close.
One more apparent observation
is sufficient to suggest a wiser,
more fruitful policy to be followed
by the Western democracies in
place of that so laden with politi-
cali mperialism. We see that even
though India, Pakistan, Burma,
the Dutch East Indies, and the
Philippines have been released
from the restraining influence of
their parent states, they have not
as we say, "gone Communistic,"
failing, in spite of our expecta-
tions, to render themselves in any
way subservient to the greatly
feared ambitions of Communist
Russia, On the contrary, these
baby states, proud of their newly
acquired status, have been drawn
into ever closer union with those
elder commonwealths which have
long placed high value upon their
individual integrity and independ-
ence. This "spiritual" union has
been augmented and firmly ce-
mented by something approaching
equalitarian commerce, which is
equally lucrative to both those
states which so recently assumed
the role of "mother countries" and
those degraded by the appellation
In view of these observations,
then, particularly the last, I would
ask these questions: what would
we gain were we successful in
pushing the North Koreans back
acr ss the,, now 'famous -hlrty-
eigh tl parellel ), and again what"
would we actually lose were we at
last totally pushed from that di-
minuitive peninsula-extension of
Asia? To my mind we are truly
fighting a hopeless war - we must
now acknowledge the end of an
-James M. Lawler
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After Summer Session
The General Library will close
at 6 p.m. daily, beginning Friday,
August 18. Evening service will be
resumed on September 25.
The Library will be open daily
from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays
through Fridays, except during the
period from August 28 through
Sepjember 4, when the Library
Building will be completely closed
The Divisional Libraries willbe
closed from August 19 through
September 16, with the exception
of Engineering, East Engineering,
Hospital, and Physics, which will
be open on shortened scheduled.
Information as to hours will be
posted on the library doors or may
be obtained by calling University
Extension 653. Requests for ma-
terial from the closed libraries will
be taken care of at the Circulation
desk in the General Library.
Students having in their posses-
sion books borrowed from the Gen-
eral Library or its branches are
notified that such books are due
Monday, August 14.
Students having special need for
certain books between August 14
and August 19 may retain such
books for that period by renewing
them at the Charging Desk.
The names of all students who
have not cleared their records at
the Library by Friday, August 18,
will be sent to the Cashier's Office
and their credits and grades will
be withheld until such time as said
records are cleared in compliance
with the regulations of the Re-
"Law School Admission Test.
Candidates taking the Law School
Admission Test, August 12 are re-
quested to report to room 100
Hutchins Hall at 8:45 a.m. Satur-
day for the morning session. The
afternoon session will begin at
1:45 p.m. Candidates must be pre-
sent at both sessions."
Astronomical Colloquium. Friday,
August 11, at 4 p.m. at the Ob-
servatory. Speaker: Dr. G. C. Mc-
Vittie, Professor of Mathematics,
Queen Mary College, London Eng-
land. Subject: "Interpretation of
Observations in Cosmological The-
Dr. Ralph Rabinovitch, Neuro-
psychiatric Institute, University
Hospital wil be our psychiatrist
consultant at the case clinic Fri-
day, August 11, at the Fresh Air
Camp, Pinckney, Michigan.
Dotoral Examnilatinor *a1teir
Wataru Wada, -Physics; thesis,
Vector Meson Field", Friday, Aug-'
ust 11, West Council Room, Rack-
ham Bldg., at 2 p.m. Chairman,
E. S. Lennox.
Doctoral Examination for Law-
rence Melsen DeRidder, Educa-
tion; thesis: "Selected Fautors Re-
lated to the Academic Achieve-
ment of Probationary Students
Graduated in 1948 from the Col-
lege ofsLiterature, Science, and
the Arts of the University of
Michigan," Friday, August 11,
East Counci Room, Rackham
Bldg., at 3 p.m. Chairman, H. C.
Doctoral Examination for Donald
Gordon Duncan, Mathematics;
thesis: "Some Results in Little-
wood's Algebra of S-Functions,"
Friday, August 11, 3006 Angell
hall, at 3 p.m. Chairman, R. M.
Student Recital: James Chap-
man, organist, will present a pro-
gram in Hil Auditorium, at 8:30
Friday evening, August 11, in par-
tial fulfillment of the requirements
for the Master of Music degree. It
will include compositions by Bach,
Hindemith, and Messiaen, and will
be open to the public. Mr. Chap..
man is a pupil of Robert Noehren.
Student Recital Postponed: The
recital previously announced for
Monday evening, August 14, by
Joyce Heeney, Organist, in Hill
Auditorium, has been postponed.
The exact date will be announced
in the fall.
Student Recital: Sister Thomas
Gertrude Brennan will present a
piano recital at 4:15 Friday after-
noon, August 11, in the Rackham
Assembly Hall, in partial fulfill-
ment of the requirements for the
degree of Master of Music. A pupil
of John Kollen, Sister Thomas
Gertrude will play compositions by
Bach, Schubert, Brahms, and
Beethoven. The public is invited.
University Summer S e s s i o n
Choir, Henry Veld, Conductor, will
be heard in its annual concert at
4:15 Sunday afternoon, August 13,
in Hill Auditorium. It will be as-
sisted by a string quartet consist-
ing of Alfred Boyington and James
Vandersall, violinists, Emile Sim-
onel, violist, and George Webber,
cellist. The choir will sing compo-
sitions by Heinrich Schutz, Bach,
Murray, Nikolski, Glinka, DeLa-
marter, Scandello, Barber and
Jenkins. The general public will be
admitted without charge.
General Library, main lobby
cases. "Trochiledae, Family of
Humming Birds," by John Gould,
supplement, 1887. (July 27-August
Museum of Archaeology. From
Tombs and Towns of Ancient
Museums Building. Rotunda ex-
hibit, "The Coal Flora of Michi-
gan." Exhibition halls, "Jungle
Arts, Crafts, and People."
Law Library. Legal cartoons
(basement, July 24-August 18).
Michigan Hi3torical Collections.
160 Rackham Building. "Tourists
in Michigan-Yesterday and To-
Museum of Art. Oriental ceram-
ics (June 26-August 15). Modern
graphic art. (July 2-August 15).
Clements Library. Mic gan rar-
ities. (August 1-181.
The subject of the University
Museums program for Friday eve-
ning, August 11, 1950, will be
"Jungle Arts, Crafts, and People."
Short moving pictures entitled
"Malaya-Nomads of the Jungle"
and "Malay Peninsula" will be
shown in Kellogg Auditorium at
7:30 p.m. Related exhibits will be
on display at the University Mu-
seums building from 7 to 9 p.m.
Visitors' Night, Department of
Astronomy, Friday, August 11, 8:30
to 10 p.m. at the Observatory
(across from the University Hos-
pital). The Observatory will be op-
en for observation of Star Clusters
and Jupiter. If the sky is not clear,
the visitors' night will be canceled.
Children must be accompanied by
On Stage: "The Great Adven-
ture," Arnold Bennett's delightful
comedy adapted from' his novel,
"Buried Alive." This is the last in
(Continued on Paee 3)
F ' z-
C t ttt tt I
ARNOLD BENNETT'S "The Great Ad-
venture," staged by the Department of
Speech at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre,
has been variously described as comedy, sa-
tire and farce. It is none of these, if success
is to be, considered a criterion. Certainly it
is not drama.
Briefly, a famous artist (Ilam Carve) is
mistaken for his expired valet in the weakly
constructed vehicle, and the dead man (Al-
bert Shawn) is thought to be the celebrated
artist. The deceased is buried with pomp in
Westminster .Abbey, but the, hoax is dis-
eovered-with' much thagz n mt& er'ave ,Ie
gins to produce new works bt art, the style
of which leads experts to the .truth.
The farcical element - mistaken iden-
tity - is present at the start. But there
is no progression, no evoluion of farce;
rather the element is maintained at the
Satiric lines are copious, but they are
far too' meek to give the play significance as
Nor can the play be called a good example
of high comedy. Only in the third act, vast-
ly better than the first or second, does the
author take advantage of the vivid charac-
ter Janet Cannott, then wife of IDam Carve.
Previous exploitations of the character are
The limited dramatic appeal is produced
by the question of Carve's identity, i. e., will
he be found out? The lack of drama is par-
tially due to Carve, a man who is rarely dis-
turbed or affected, in any manner, by cir-
cumstances, favorable or unfavorable. '
There were several departures from the
written version of the play, one of which
added to whatever slight enjoyment might
have been gained from the visual exper-
In the first scene of the third act, Janet,
successfully acted by Gloria Gene Moore for
the evening's top performance, was given
an added five minutes of delightful dialogue
as she cleverly disposed of Mrs. Albert Shawn
and her punctilious, dim-witted sons.
Happily, the lines were in character. How-
ever, another of the departures was present
in this scene and it was :UOotunt 'tl%
"thE alteiratiori was- efeatec L the nil j
John a'nd James Shawn were curates; the
director, Mrs. Claribel Baird, transformed
the moustached pair into floor walkers.wi.
The gentle chiding of the ecclesiastics
and the church, in general, was destroyed
by the mutation. In view of the sporadic
satiric jabs, an effort to destroy any of
the chaffing was in error.
There were several other minor insertions
and deletions in an attempt to improve the
play - for the most part they failed.
Warren Pickett did not create a distinct
characterization in Ilam Carve; however, it
must be granted that he had little to begin
with. Bennett's Carve is a nondescript indi-
vidual who does not react and therefore'
never emerges as a notable character.
Ted Heusel, most recently seen as Joe in
"The Time of Your Life," was reminiscent of
Lionel Barrymore in his execution of the
fun-loving American, Texel, but his perfor-
mance was convincing and enjoyable, though
More outstanding were the presenta-
tions of Jeanette Grandstaff in her credi-
5ble portrayal of the widowed Mrs. Albert
Shawn and Sheldon Slavin, the appealing
John Shawn whose sole task to "take
charge" of his mother.
Morris Winer doubled as Doctor Pascoe
and James Shawn; he dexterously created
distinct characterizations in -both cases.
Though seen only briefly, James Briley was
masterful as the dying Albert Shawn.
Norma Stolzenbach managed to convey
Honoria (charming name!) with ability, but
was once again guilty of addressing the au-
dience rather than the other actors. The
same error was committed by Mrs. Stolzen-
bach in her portrayal of the nurse in "An-
tigone and The Tyrant."
What we observe today seems to
indicate that additional regres-
sions are imminent, if not abso-
lutely unavoidable. I refer to the
tenuous hold the French now have
in French Indo-China, an extreme-
ly expensive hold as it costs the
French as much to retain it as
they receive in Marshall Plan aid.
The British position in Hong Kong
is scarcely more secure than that
of the French, for it can hardly be
d toather -100,009 troops
w dA iat.hfoxle ,
pansive legions of Mao Tse Tung..
And to mound, out this picture we
need but look at our own precari-
ous 'position n the vast continent
of Asia, now reduced to no more
than forty or fifty square miles.
No reasonable person after mak-
ing these few simple observations
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Basis of U. S. Leadership
By THOMAS L. STOKES
ASHINGTON-It is fortunate in this
W time of crisis that we have in the White
House a man who is a thorough student of
American history and has been a shrewd
observer of that part of our history through
which he has lived, with its two World Wars
that strained our basic liberties but never
Harry Truman refuses to be swept away,
when so many others are, by the provoca-
tions of the moment - and they are indeed
frustrating - to yield our basic civil and
of our existing laws covering espionage, sab-
otage and other activities of subversion car-
ried on by Communist agents, which are the
real danger. Court experience has revealed
certain deficiencies in these.
The real dangers, he said, "come, not from
normal political activity, but from espionage,
sabotage, and the building of an organiza-
tion dedicated to the destruction of our
government by violent means - against all
of which we already have laws."
The best answer to Communist propa-
ganda against. us a~nd'iouir wav of life. the~
Whoever that is up there in the
balcony-Which, by the way, is
supposed to be closed-You don'
THERE you are, Mr. O'Malley-
Are you going to make a speech?
-My chain of super-deluxe
hot-dog and tourist palaces,
with a juke box in every
I'll change the highway
back to its original route.
A simple matter for your