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Washington Merry- Go-Round

SOMEONE asked the other day why there
is this picture of an ape on the editorial
page of The Daily.
The reason is that perhaps people need
to be told pictorially that in this corner
of the universe the problem is not how to
.build a machine, but what to do with it,
just as the ape's problem is not how to
get his hands on a typewriter, but what
to write.
The picture may be appropriate as a re-
minder that Man, in spite of his glorious
works, is essentially a hairless primate with
a puzzled look.
-Philip Dawson
B-50 Crash
mysterious B-50 bomber crash near Le-
banon, Ohio, that cost the lives of all 16 of
its crew significantly omit any reference 'td
how many "parachuted to safety." If para-
chuting would have been attempted, prob-
ably those lives could have been saved.
The B-50 aircraft exploded after it
plunged into the ground. This means that
the plane was intact on its descent and,
unless it was spinning out of control or
was too near the ground, successful para-
chuting might have been done. And if
what the two farmer witnesses said about
the plane appearing to be in trouble in
a minute or two before the crash is true,
this would have allowed ample time for
the 16 airmen to buckle on their para-
chutes and jump.
It is a possibility that the parachutes were
carelessly thrown about in the plane, as is
too often the case, with no regard to their
necessity in case of an emergency.
Air Force regulations state that the para-
chute shall be worn at all times during flight,
but if for reason of convenience it cannot
be worn, it should be put in a safe and easily
accessible place, and in case of an emer-
gency, to be quickly fitted on and used.
When there are no survivors of a plane
crash there is always room for spebulation,
and witnesses' accounts of a crash are often
contradictory in their interpretation of the
But if this catastrophe occurred because
-of a laxity of the Air Force regulation
concerning the wearing of parachutes, it
would imply that a slackness of air safety
rules is being employed. And once a pri-
mary slackness becomes apparent in these
rules--whether civilian or military-it is
not long before other safety rules are ne-
It would appear that a more stringent en-
forcing of this ruling should be made.
-Mary Letsis

WASHINGTON-Republican senators who
have been yammering about "Commun-
ist spies" in the State Department got a ver-
bal straight-arm from John Foster Dulles,
the Department's top GOP adviser, at a pri-
vate luncheon arranged by New Jersey's GOP
Senator Alex Smith.
Dulles was picked by Truman, somewhat
against his own political judgment, in order
to pacify the Republicans. At first, Truman
had hesitated about putting him in the State
Department because Dulles had been so vi-
felt that way are now out of the Department
tion in running for the Senate last fall.
However, Acheson insisted, and Truman fin-
ally acquiesced. Now it looks as if Republi-
can senators aren't even satisfied with their
ex-colleague, Mr. Dulles.
At the start of the luncheon meeting,
Dulles shed his diplomatic gloves and
bluntly reported that the Department of
Defense, not the State Department, was
chiefly responsible forethe unarmed con-
dition of Southern Korea.
Dulles, who would have been Dewey's Sec-
retary of State, also criticized military lead-
ers-without specifically mentioning Gen-
eral MacArthur-for inaccurate intelligence
reports to President Truman regarding Ko-
rea. The State Department foresaw the cri-
sis several months in advance and urged
armed aid to Southern Korea, Dulles re-
ported, but was overruled by Defense Secre-
tary Johnson and military advisers.
Senator McCarthy walked out of the
luncheon just as Dulles got to his main
topic-alleged Comnunist spies in the
State Department.
"I see Senator McCarthy has left," Dulles
told his fellow Republicans. "His absence
will enable me to touch on something with;-
out embarrassing him. I want to say that
I have never seen a known Communist in
the State Department and I do not know of
anyone there with Communist sympathies or
* * * *
"IN THE PAST there has been a group in
the Department that was disturbed by
the failure of Asiatic countries to appreciate
the serious threats of Communism," Dulles
continued. "This Group felt that a dose of
Communism would wake up China and be
the best stop-gap against Communist ex-
pansion over there.
"However, I think that most of those who
felt that way are now out of the Department
and those who are left do not hold respon-
sible positions any longer."
At this, Senator George Malone of Nevada
literally jumped from his chair and bellowed:
"What you say confirms Senator Mc-

Carthy's charges! Do I understand you to
say that such people helped to shape pol-
icy in the State Department and that to-
day American boys are dying in Asia as a
result of the dose of Communism Korea
is getting?"
"I said no such thing," fired back Dulles,
flushing. "You know I didn't. That is youi
conclusion. These people did not determine
State Department policy on Korea or any
other country. Also, as I have reported, most
of them are no longer with the Department."
"Who are they?" hotly pursued Malone.
"Name them."
"I did: not come up here to indulge in
personalities, but to give you senators a
report on the situation in the State De-
partment today with regard to these
charges about spies," replied . Dulles.
"There are no spies or Communists in
the State Department. All the people em-
ployed there are good Americans who
want to promote the best interests of their
At this point, McCarthy returned to the
luncheon meeting and Malone shouted: "R-
peat what you have just said, Mr. Dulles!"
Whereupon McCarthy asked: "Was Dean
Rusk one of this group you referred to?"
The indirect slap at Rusk, Assistant Sec-
retary in charge of Far Eastern Affairs, in-
furiated Dulles.
"I want you to understand, Senator," he
replied, "that Dean Rusk is and always has
been a fine public servant. The country owes
a great deal to him."
For half an hour, Malone, Hickenlooper
of Iowa, McCarthy, Jenner of Indiana, and
Mundt of South Dakota pounded the un-
happy Dulles. In the end, Malone grimly
remarked: "You can't sell the State De-
partment to us."
Whereupon Wayne Morse of Oregon, who
has no love for the isolationists, commented
"Foster, it ought to be plain to you by.now
the State Department doesn't have a chance
with the Republicans."
York Republican, is now urging that the
Post Office Department be turned ove to
private enterprise so government bureaus
will have to pay postage. Believe it or not,
this is the same Congressman who has take*
advantage of his free mailing privileges to
mail literally tons of propaganda around
the country.
Last year alone, Gwinn mailed out 2,450,-
000 copies of his speeches against the Tru-
man administration without paying for a
single postage stamp. This saved him, and
cost the taxpayers, $73,500 in three-cent
stamps-or six times his salary for the
year. In other words, it cost the taxpayers
the salaries of seven Congressmen merely
to deliver Gwinn mail.
Yet he now has the nerve to advocate
turning the Post Office over to private en-
terprise in order to stop the "BureaucratS'
from getting free mailing privileges.
* * *
FEW AMERICANS have any realization
how consistent and vituperative Mosr-
cow's propaganda is against the U.S.A.
For instance, there are no fewer than 27
anti-American plays showing in Moscow
right now. Yet, if American newsmen, who
try to write the news out of Moscow, should
mention this, their dispatches would be cer-
This brings out another thing which few
newspaper readers realize about Moscow
news. There is hardly a dispatch filed out
of Moscow which is not heavily censored.
That's why every U.S. newspaper publish-
ing a Moscow dispatch should automatically
carry the warning: "Censored."
Perhaps if Congressman John Taber of
New York, Senators Harry Byrd of Virginia
and George of Georgia, plus other economiz-
ers, would take a trip to Moscow and get
one brief glimpse at the extent of the anti.
American propaganda, they would be will-
ing to spend a few dollars on U.S. propa-

learned that Russia has a much larger navy
that we ever suspected. The surface ships
have been hidden in the Black Sea, while
the subs are chiefly in the South Pacific and
Baltic. The thing that worries U.S. war
chiefs most is that a Russian sub might sink
an American troop ship - which would be
another sinking of the Maine and mean world
(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.

CA 4PA(I7d
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Old Joe's Mistake

WASHINGTON-Adolf Hitler never un-
derstood about us Americans. Neither
does Joe Stalin. Now, old Joe must learn
the hard way - and it will be a hard way
for us, too, we who so much wanted peace
and decency in the world, and only that.
It's too bad about old Joe. Looking at
his picture, one might think, if you could
take off that uniform and dress him
otherwise, of an old man sitting in a
chimney corner with his grandchildren.
But old Joe could never sit there content-
edly with his pipe and talk to children.
He has no pleasant memories to recall
that would delight children. It's too bad for
the world that this man who never had
any fun, has come, at this particular time
in history, to control the destiny of hundreds
of millions of people.
They, and hundreds of millions of others
who are normally imbued with kindness
and merry spirits, now must seize a gun,
with the result that the whole world be-
comes regimented, either as soldiers or
civilians, hopeful that the holocaust will
not engulf us all again, but fearful - and,
in our fear, victims of all sorts of imag-
inings that create suspicion and hatred
of other people who no longer are people,
but have become distorted ogres.
Old Joe and his grim crew of ego-maniacs
have done that to us, the Russian people and
all the other people of the world, just as
Adolf and his crew did it before.
* k u.
OLD JOE, after all his devious manipula-
tions at infiltration, and taking over the
governments and lives of other people, has
finally come to the inevitable step in a career
such as his and those of his fellow plotters.
Korea is the ultimate act in the career
of a peasant boy in revolutionary Georgia,
living a hard life, writhing at the auto-
crat'c rule of an emperor in St. Peters-
burg, caught up in plotting that regime's
overthrow, maneuvering his way to the

top through the years at the expense of
cruelty and bloodshed, and ending up in
the very image of the thing he started out
to crush. Such is the pursuit of power un-
While he was busy at his plotting - har-
assed, hunted, in hiding often - another
human being, several years younger in an-
other Georgia thousands of miles away in
a another country, was playing first base
on a neighborhood scrub baseball team, and
doing all the things that our boys do. A
personal symbol of others of his kind in
Iowa, Texas, Maine, and our other states.
And thus it had been for boys living and
having fun in a free country for generations
Some came up in hard circumstances.
Some of these, like Joe, had the revolu-
tionary spirit. But it was tempered with
humility in most cases, seeking changes
in orderly ways and, over the years, get-
ting them. Some of ours in hard circum-
stances became buccaneers of business and
exploiters, fighting their ruthless way up.
Others became political adventurers. But
they were never allowed to get too big for
their britches, any of them, because of
that checks-and-balances attitude which
exists among a free people, as well as in
its governing institutions.
Joe could never understand that about
us. Maybe now he is getting a glimmering
of its results, even if he doesn't understand
why. We hope he wakes up fully before
it is too late. For finally our instinct for
justice under law is joined with that of
many other nations in a world federation
for justice under law, the United Nations.
Joe might as well know now that we are
determined to make that work, that we are
ready to play our part in that customary
implement of justice under law, which is a
police force to uphold it, no matter what
the sacrifices.
(Copyright 1950, by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.)

Publication in The Daily Official
Bulletin is constructive notice to all
members of the University. Notices
for the Bulletin should be sent in
typewritten form to the Office of the
Summer Session, Room 3510 Admin-
istration Building, by 3:00 p.m. on
the day preceding publication (11:00
a.m. Saturdays).
SUNDAY, JULY 23, 1950
VOL. LX, No. 20-S
Seniors, College of LS&A, and
Schools of Education, Music, and
Public Health:
Tentative lists of seniors for
August graduation have been post-
ed on the Registrar's bulletin
board in the first floor corridor,
Administration Building. If your
name is misspelled or the degree
expected incorrect, please notify
the Recorder at Registrar's win-
dow number 1, 1513 Administra-
tion Building.
Edward G. Groesbeck,
Assistant Registrar
Law School Admission Test:
Application blanks for the August
12, 1950 Law School Admission
Test are still available at Room
110 Rackham Building. Applica-
tion blanks are due in Princeton,
N.J., not later than August 2, 1950.
The United States Civil Serv-
ice Commission announces an ex-
amination for Pharmacist, Grades
GS-5, 7, and 9. No closing date.
The EUCOM Exchange System,
which administers Post Exchange
activities in the European Com-
mand, is desirous of employing
a limited number of recent college
graduates in the Business Admin-
istration, Economics, Commerce,
and Merchandising fields. Appli-
cation forms may be picked up*
at the Bureau of Appointments,
3528 Administration Building.
The Illinois Children's Home and
Aid Society, a privately supported,
non-sectarian child-placing agen-
cy, will be in need of men and
women who are interested in work
with children. For further infor-
mation concerning any of the
above notices please call at the
Bureau of Appointments, 3528 Ad-
ministration Building.
H. W. Leverenz, of the RCA Re-
search Laboratories, Princeton,
N.J., will give the four Summer
Electronics Symposium lectures on
"Luminescence of Solids" at 10
a.m., Rm. 1400 Chemistry Bldg.,
MTThF of the week beginning
July 24.
Prof. J. C. Slater, chairman of
the department of physics, M.I.T.,
will give the eight Summer Elec-
tronics Symposium lectures on
"Energy-Level Solid State Prin-
ciples," at 9 a.m., Rm. 1400 Chem-
istry Bldg., on MTThF during the
two weeks beginning July 24 and
Conference of Summer Educa-
tion Staff. Topic: "A Recent Im-
portant Development or a Signifi-7
cant Trend in Education in States
and Universities Represented byI
Visiting Staff Members." Wednes-
day, July 26, 7:30 p.m. Rackham
Assembly Hall.
University Lecture: Dr. F. M.,

Burnet, director, Walter and Eliza
Hall Institute of Medical Re-
search. Subject, "The Genetic Ap-
proach to Variation in Influenza
Virus." Auditorium, School of
Public Health, July 24, 1950, 4
p.m. Auspices of Department of
Epidemiology, School of Public
Pol. Sci. 279, Public Policy and
Atomic Energy. Seminar meeting
open to the public at 3 p.m., Tues.,
in the East Conference Room of
the Rackham Bldg. Prof. Arthur
N. Holcombe, Harvard University,
will speak on "Atomic Develop-
ment Administration and the Pub-
lic Interest."
Jon Eisenson, Director of the
Speech Center, Queens College,
Flushing, N.Y., will give the fol-
lowing lectures during his visit at
the University Speech Clinic. 1.
Testing of Dysphasics. 3p.m., Mon.,
Rm. 101, Speech Clinic. 2. Testing
of Dysphasics. Tues., Rm. 101,
Speech Clinic. 3. Personal Prob-
lems of Speech Handicapped Peo-
ple. 1 p.m., Wed., Rm. 101, Speech
Clinic. Open to students in speech
Botanical Seminar, Wednesday,
July 26, 1950, 7:30 p.m., Rm. 1139.
"Investigations of Microenviron-
mental Influences in Relation to
Bog Plant Communities, Berrien
County, Michigan" by Prof. M. E.
Britton. All interested are invited
to attend.
Mathematics Education Lecture:
Prof. M. H. Ahrendt of Anderson
College will lecture on "Linkages,"
in Rm. 31, BusAd Bldg. at 2 p.m.,
Graduate Speech Symposium.
"Public Speaking in Industry."
Winton H. Beaven, Chairman, De-
partment of Speech, Union Col-
lege. 4 p.m., East Conference 'Rm.,
Rackham Building. July 24.
The Quest for Social Security.
"Health Insurance - Public or
Private?" Nelson H. Cruikshank,
Director of Social Insurance Ac-
tivities, American Federation of
Labor. 4:15 p.m., Rackham Am-
phitheater. July 24.
Public Policy and Atomic Ener-
gy. Lecture, "Atomic Development
Administration and the Public In-
terest." Arthur N. Holcombe, Har-
vard University. 3-5 p.m., East
Conference Room, Rackham Build-
ing. July 25.
Graduate Speech Symposium.
"Theatre." Theodore Fuchs, Direc-
tor of Theatre, Northwestern Uni-
versity, 4 p.m., West Conference
Room, Rackham Building. July 25.
Institute on the Near East.
'Land Tenure Reform - The Key
to Near East Stability and Devel-
opment." Dr. Afif I. Tannous, Uni-
ted States Department of Agri-
culture. 4:15 p.m., Rackham Am-
phitheater. July 25.
Linguistic Institute. "Paradigms
in American Indian Languages."
Prof. C. F. Voegelin, University of
Indiana. 7:30 p.m., Rackham Am-
phitheater. July 25.

"Personal Influence and Opinion
Change in Conferences," Wednes-
day, July 26, 3121 Natural Science
Bldg., at 10 a.m. Chairman, D. G.
Student Recital: William Stan-
ley, tuba, will be heard at 8:30
Wednesday evening, July 26, in
the Rackham Assembly Hall, in a
program presented in partial ful-
fillment of the requirements for
the degree of Master of Music. He
will be assisted by Michael Polo-
vitz, clarinet, and Mary Crawford,
piano. The general public is in-
vited. Mr. Stanley is a pupil of
Harold Ferguson.
Chicago Symphony Woodwind
Quintet, Ralph Johnson, flute,
Robert Mayer, oboe, Jerome Sto-
well, clarinet, Wilbur Simpson,
bassoon, and Philip Farkus, French
horn, will be heard in the Rack-
ham Lecture Hal at 8:30, Wednes-
day evening, July 26. The pro-
gram is being played as a part
of the Second Annual Band Con-
ductors Conference Workshop be-
ing held in Ann Arbor, July 24-29.
It will: include compositions by
Somis, Klughardt, Milhaud, De-
Lamarter, and Hindemith. The
general public is invited.
Student Recital: Marilyn Mitt-
ler, soprano, will present a pro-
gram in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the Bachelor of
Music degree at 8:30 Wednesday
evening, July 26, in the Architec-
ture Auditorium. Miss Mittler, a
pupil of Thelma Lewis, plans to
sing works by Handel, Gluck, Cam-
pra, Blech, Wolf, Szulc, Ravel, Du-
parc, and a group of four English
songs. The general public is in-
Stanley Quartet, Gilbert Ross
and Emil Raab, Violinists, Paul
Doktor, Violist, and Oliver Edel,
Cellist, will be heard in the second
concert of the summer series at
8:30 Tuesday evening, July 25, in
the Rackham Lecture Hall. It will
include Mozart's Divertimento in
E-flat major, K.563, for violin, vi-
ola, and cello; Quartet No. 8 by
Quincy Porter, and Beethoven's
Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2.
The general public is invited.
Summer Session Band Concert,
with guest conductors from the
conducting class of William D. Re-
velli, 8:30 Monday evening, July
24, in Hill Auditorium. The pro-
gram is presented in conjunction
witlh the Second Annual Band
Conductors Workshop, but will be
open to the general public as well
as those attending the conference.
Among the composers whose works
will be heard are Rimsky-Korsa-
kov, Bach, Goldman, Sibelius, and
General Library, main lobby
cases. Contemporary literature
and art (June 26-July 26).
Museum of Archaeology. From
Tombs and Towns of Ancient
Museums Building. R o t unda.
exhibit, Fossil Flora of the Mi-
chigan. Coal Basin. Exhibition
halls, "Some Indian Cultures of
North and South America."
Law Library. History of Law
School (basement); classics for
collectors (reading room).
Museum of Art. Oriental cera-
mics (June 26-August 18). Mo-
dern graphic art (July 2-30).

Clements Library. American
Colonial Culture. (July 5-August
Events Today
Gamma Delta, Lutheran Student
Club, will have its supper and pro-
gram at 1511 Washtenaw today
at 5:30 with talk and discussion
on "Geology and the Bible."
Graduate Outing Club: Meet, 2
p.m., Sun., Northwest entrance
Rackham. Swimming, and picnic.
Bring cars. Final plans for over-
night trip.
Coming Events
Congregational, Disciple, Evan-
gelical and Reformed Guild: Tea
at the Guild House, 438 Maynard,
4:30 to 6:00.
Sociedad Hispanica: Meeting
Wednesday, July 26, 8 p.m., East
Conference Room, Rackham Bldg.
Program: Latin-American film.
recitation by Mr. Jose Ortiz of
the poetry of Nicolas Guillen.

who are on the campus this sum-
mer are invited. Transportation
provided. Reservations should be
made by Wednesday, July 26, with
Miss Margaret Smith, Reference
Room, General Library, 2-4380 or
3-1511, ext. 2200.
Young Progressives of America:
Forum on Korea followed by dis-
cussion, 7:30 p.m., Mon., Union.
Square Dance Group meets at
Lane Hall Tuesday, 7-9:30 p.m.
The Canada-United States Work-
shop wishes to invite all Canadian
faculty, and all Canadian students
to a Coffee Hour in the Rackham
>uildng on Wednesday, July 26,
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The Inter-Arts Union cordially
invites all those interested to an
informal discussion of "Folk Mu-
sic on the Contemporary Scene."
Prof. Ross Lee Finney will partici-
pate. Michigan League, Monday,
July 24, at 4:15 p.m.
Central Michigan Alumni Pic-
nic: Wed., July 26, 5:30, Island
Park (on the Island). Bring dish
to pass or relishes, table service,
drink and sandwiches. For infor-
mation call 6897.
The Survey Research Center tea
for the members and faculty of
Third Annual Summer Institute
from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Mon., in the
W. Conference Room, Rackham..
University Community Center,
Willow Village.
- Tues., July 25, 8 p.m., Wives'
Club, "Music Appreciation."
Band Conductors Workshop. 8
a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday, July
24, Michigan Union.
Band Conductors Workshop, 8
a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, July
25, Michigan Union.
Congregational, Disciple, Evan-
gelical and Reformed Guild. Sup-
per at 6 p.m. at Congregational
Church. Dr. William Toth, Prof.
of Church History, Franklin Mar-
shall College at Lancaster, Pa., will
be our speaker. Subject: "The
Historic Church under Persecu-
Lutheran Student Association:
Meet at 4 p.m. at the Student
Center, 1304 Hill Street, and leave
from there for an outdoor meeting
at the home of Ivan Hag n, 2526
Traver Road.
University Lutheran Chapel, 1511
Washtenaw, Service, Sunday at
10:30 a.m., with sermon by the
Rev. A. Scheips on "Helpful Ex-
hortation - A Christian Duty."
Michigan Christian Fellowship:
4:30 p.m., Lane Hall (Fireside
Room). Rev. Howard Sugden of
the Garson St. Baptist Church,
Jackson, Mich., will speak on the
subject: "Ishmael or Isaac."
University Community Center
Willow Village.
Sun., July 23, 10:45 a.m., Village
Church Fellowship (Interdenom-
inational), Church and Sunday


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