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Austin Summer Texan (Newspaper) - June 23, 1940, Austin, Texas Today a editorial Roll Call Summa Tarn the weather partly Cloudy volume 41 Price five cents Austin Texas sunday june 23, 1940 six pages today no. 212 prove in americanism Rainey asks texan critic More evidence less Rumor needed president replies to rep. Goodman asking that he Point out specific cases of a Sun americanism on the University Campus president Homer Price Rainey Friday issued a letter to representative j. H. Goodman of Midland who earlier last week had criticized the administration for allowing a subvert Ives editorials to appear in the daily texan. The letter five Legal size sheets in length was also intended for students the University administration sex students and All citizens of Texas. President Rainey said that the charge was one of serious concern but that whenever a charge of this kind is made it is necessary in fairness to the vast majority of innocent persons in a faculty and student group that anyone making charges be As specific As possible. A to this end a wrote or. Rainey a i shall be deeply grateful to you a or to anyone else if you will cite the incident or name the person who has engaged in in american policies or. Rainey said that one of the problems that concerned him and All of us at this time is the question As to what a subversive activity is. Editor insists on free press Sinclair answers investigation plea replying to critics of the texan editor Boyd Sinclair saturday had written letters to representative j. H. Goodman of Midland and major Carl l. Phinney battalion commander of the Texas National guard at Dallas after they had written to president Homer Price Rainey concerning editorial matter published in the texan last sunday. Representative Goodman said that he wanted the University investigated for a a subversive activities after the sunday texan apr could it he Aid that oppo.1-i major Phinney demanded that or. Rainey and the University Board of regents a a corrects the editorial matter and that if it were not a a corrected he intended to see that a the department of Justice investigates this editor and those who tolerate Tion to War before a declaration of War is a subversive activity is the expression of disapproval of fighting subversive simply because it is at present a minority expression and do we want to suppress minority opinion when him.�?T1 we Are trying to arrive at a sound 9 policy a the letter asked the West replying to representative Texas representative. I Goodman a letter Sinclair said a that the opinion in the texan was or. Rainey said in the letter written by him and was his respond that the Board of regents had j Sivility. Communicated with the Secretary the editors letter which was of War and Secretary of the Navy asking How the University might Best contribute to National defense. The letter said that the University would he willing to establish an . If Washington authorities thought it desirable. Given to the press just As was representative Goodman a asked him to deliver his objections in person or by letter and not to a bother a Busy Man like or. Rainey with something that is my responsibility and a you As a citizen have your it w As also pointed out to the ,.a. A a ,. Ato ii. I. Right to your opinion a the letter National officers that because of h. A Gnu. I i Hniz it a Ezephr a a tvs i n n our Well qualified personnel and our excellent facilities at the University we believe we could be of invaluable service in several highly technical Fields which would be of great value in a modern defense program. Engineering science mathematics Medicine and communications were suggest read. A i have a right to mine. And i thank god that i done to live in Russia Germany Italy or any totalitarian state where i can to express it. You and i May not agree hut each of us can say what we please about Public affairs. There May be hints of suppression but there Isnit any suppression As Long As a Man has cd a areas they might consider a courage the Constitution and the the letter said. Bill of a communicating with major in regard to editorial opinion Phinney the editor said that he in the daily texan which brought i understood that the major had protest and accusation from rep-1 communicated with or. Rainey Resen to t Ive Goodman or. Rainey and the Board of regents asking said that the texan did not rep them to a a corrects the editorial. Resent the official opinion of the a it should like to know what University. You mean by a corrects in this a in a democratic society a the sense a the letter asked. A you say letter read in part a it would not if tips a not taken to Correct he desirable for me As president los editorial you intend to see of the University to Tell the editor what he should or should not Jinni. If i did that i would soon be properly labelled a dictator. A among the things wre have Laboured for and Long guarded in this country Are Freedom of the press and Freedom of speech. These same democratic essentials give to others the right to have opposite a president Rainey said that he personally regretted that any of a your Fine patriotic citizens had been mentioned in the verse a not so quiet a a and the editorial a democracy and peace a which appeared in the texan last sunday. Lectures movies named for week two lectures and three motion pictures Are scheduled by to open air theater for the coming week of summer school v. I. Moore Dean of student life announced saturday. The latin american Institute continues its series of lectures monday night when diaries mus Kavitch conservator of Fine arts of the Dallas Ami Sacramento museums of Fine arts Speaks on a science investigates latin american arts at 8 of clock. Or. Mus Kavitch a lecture will be sponsored jointly by the Institute and the Texas Academy of Fine arts. Other addresses to be Given Are june 26, or. J. J. In Umstattd a training of youth for leadership in a representative democracy june 28, or. Eugene t. Lies a the new Leisure challenges the the motion pictures scheduled Are a the Story of Vernon and Irene Castle a tuesday a when tomorrow comes a thursday and a you and to cheat an honest Man a june 29. That the department of Justice investigates me. I am sure that the department will also want you to define a Correct a if and when they come to investigate me which i major Phinney referred to the editorial comment As a fifth column the editor said that he had no comment to make see editor Page 8 Bucktail Man named to head Hogg foundation Sutherland will supervise program of mental health or. Robert l. Sutherland Buck Nell University professor of sociology and associate director of the american youth commission will assume his duties As director of the University a Hogg foundation on september i. He accepted the appointment Friday. The Hogg foundation established for a state mental health program was created from a fund estimated at $2,500,000 in the estate of the late will c. Hogg Houston philanthropist and University sex student. The fund is administered by the Board of regents. A or. Sutherland has been at Bucknell for ten years first As professor of sociology and later As chairman of the student counselling committee. During this period he achieved a National reputation As a sociologist and As a counsellor. Knox College his Alma mater chose him for its alumni achievement award last year. Or. Sutherland received his doctor of philosophy degree at the University of Chicago and his master of arts degree at Oberlin College. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and other Scholastic organizations. He served for a year As a Public forum Leader for the United states office of education. For the last three years or. Sutherland has been associate director on a part time basis of the american youth commission in which capacity he has conducted studies on personality development. Three books based on combined psychiatric and cultural Points of these studies will be published soon. A so far As it is known the Texas mental health program will be the Only one in the United states set up on a state wide basis and adequately financed. Or. Homer p. Rainey president of the University with the help of representatives of Texas society for mental Hygiene has outlined a five Point program for or. Sutherland to study and develop i a Survey of mental Hygiene conditions in Texas 2 the establishment of mental Hygiene clinics Over the state 3 the provision of mental Hygiene instruction in Texas teacher training courses 4 the provision of facilities for men a Tai health research at the University a school of Medicine and i 5 the promotion of mental health lectures on the University Campus and throughout the state. Sex visits Campus r. O. Frederick sex student who is Nowr employed As reporter on i the Tyler courier times visited on the Campus saturday. He will i leave today for Brady where he will spend his vacation with rela i Tives. New director or. R. L. Sutherland u. T. Enrolment reaches 4,991 total is 161 below last year figure statistics compiled in the registrars office As of june 18, show j 4,991 students enrolled in the i University. Last summer the summer enrolment figures reached i 5,152. Of the 4,991 students enrolled 1,778 Are enrolled in the graduate school 1,722 in the College of arts and sciences 481 in the i College of engineering 299 in the school of law297 in the school of business administration 245 in the school of education 106 in the College of pharmacy and 63 in the College of Fine arts. An analysis of graduate enrol ment show s the number of Stu a dents working toward various degrees As follows 795 for Academe j in masters 355 for master of education 84 for master of business administration 23 for engineering masters 19 for doctor of education 276 for doctor of Philo so a Phy and 226 not specified. . S dual aim cited by educator t speaking on the a movement for the professionalization of educational relations a or. T. D. Mar tin director of membership in the National education association j closed the first Texas session of the state Institute of profession a1 relations Friday night in the j open air theater. Or. Martin told his audience that the National education association is doing everything possible for the betterment of the teaching profession. A we have tried to get such things As higher salaries for i teachers Good tenure Laws and retirement allowances. However i the main aim of the association is i the welfare of the child. The j charter of the association states that its purpose is to elevate the j character and Advance the interest of the profession of teaching and to promote the cause of Edu a cation in the United states a he i said. Three schools list Spring Honor students Law names 24 pharmacy 33 and Fine arts 23 eighty students have been placed on the Honor Rolls of two colleges and one school of the University for the last semester of the 1939-40 Long session. The College of pharmacy listed thirty three including six freshmen the College of Fine arts named Twenty three and the school of Law announced that Twenty four senior students were placed on the Honor Rolls. A in the College of pharmacy Twenty seven old students and six freshmen were accorded honors As follows Summa cum laude Etta Mae Macdonald Warren Casteel Bill w. Mcclendon Orceneth Asbury Fly jr., Owen Holland jr., Hugh h. Hanson Aloson j. Sosa. Cum laude ample it Magna Frank j. Fasullo Carlos Aguilar Noal Fagan Paul g. Krause Charles f. Stringer Irvin r. Was Serman John a. Slaughter. Magna cum laude Milton Skolaut Paula Slaughter Mary Smith Gordon Sullivan Dionisio Garcia Ben o. Griffin. Ample cum laude Clifford c. Ball Paul f. Colletti Jack f. Vick Dorothy Wager Thomas d. To mar. Cum laude Ramiro p. Estrada and Joel Johnson. The top ranking freshmen in the College of pharmacy Are As follow s Joe d. Steed Ralph l. Nichols Ruth Jeanne Vogt John w. Mcclure Ben m. Colletti and Billy f Johnson Northwestern professor comes to u. T. As Law school Dean in. T. Mccormick s native texan Hildebrand retires after Long service Charles Tilford Mccormick Northwestern University professor of Law and former Dean at North Carolina saturday accepted the Post of Dean of the University of Texas school of Law a native of Dallas whose prac Tice and teaching of Law both began in Texas the 50-year-old authority on evidence and damages took Over his new duties As head of the nation s largest state Law school. Professor Mccormick succeeds Ira p. Hildebrand Law Dean Here since 1924, who resigned August i 31, 1939, to devote full time to teaching and research. Dean Hildebrand joined the University Rankin 1907. A the new Dean a strongly built Clear eyed la we erns d u c at o r who was graduated Here in 1909, Hung his first Legal Shingle in Dallas from 1912 to 1917, and has sine taught Law in seven universities looked toward his new Job a largely because my wife and i Are Back Home in adding that the a presence of so Many Able teachers of Law and the Fine opportunities before the. The latin american Institute in cooperation with the Texas Fine ? diversify school of Law a were or. C. T. Mccormick new Law Dean latin americana Art scholar to talk monday night named to the College of Fine arts association will present Charles Muskavitch eminent Art scholar. N a Quot re ill influencing his a arts Honor Roll were f. Varner o a. Cep Tance of this Hurh ranking i in Beall Sybil Bender Luther Book out Penelope Chatmas june far in an illustrated lecture monday night at 8 of clock in the open air varsity Post he briefly numer theater. Or. Muskavitch is conservator of the Dallas museum of ated four objectives he Hopes to William Thomas Foster Pron Fine arts and the Crocker galleries at Sacramento and consultant accomplish speaker urges United americas a a 450-year joint history is the common heritage that can bring Ner _ _ Tice d. Hill Marjorie Hoyt Judith to the peruvian government c. Moffatt Elizabeth Nunn for the pah three years or. Joe Pat of Keefe Margaret c. Muskavitch has been at work re i Penick h. Genevieve Ramsey be Stori a and Doi research on the i Cue Rephun Florence b. Rice Ofa a a. I car Lee Rigsby Charles a. Forty three canvases of the hoi,-1 Schmidt Beatrice Schwartz Litzell collection on loan to the j Charles c. Shain Mary Norma Dallas museum. This collection Sheehy Charlotte june Stevenson valued at $i>500,000, is recon a a Edh Ama re Eromm j sized As the most important in j the americas closer against the third year Quot Law students who the Southwest. It was originally peril of brute Force while Trade made the Honor Roll were Joe a part of a collection belonging to 01 c a10n w 1. A d l re Bette. My. C. Beaulieu j. W. Bul the . De tone . In air cd v in Lima Peru and before being radio address thursday night. Collins by Dennis William e.,. ,. _ in a a a turned Over to the Dallas museum i or. Alton reminded listeners that France is geographically nearer to this country than is South America. A a fast Seamer can reach France in four Days a he remarked. A it takes twelve Davs by the Swift Eckhardt w. H. Edwards Robert Howard Thad t. Hutcheson s. B. Lumpkins Albert Maverick j. M. Meer j. G. Oliver m. L. Potash r. T. Rawlins r. H. Record Reuben Senterfitt of o. Sloan Frank Smith f. P. Wade c. B. Wheeler Gene m. Woodfin and w. A. Wyche. Two men added to Institute meet on loan was lost to the Art world for a Quarter of a Century. The canvases were stored in a vault and were blackened and Grimes when they came into or. Muskavitch hands. Gradually he has restored them to their original glory and at the same time by scientific investigation revealed startling facts about them that have created sensations in the Art world. Monday night or. Muskavitch will talk on the subject a science investigates latin american he will show about 400 feet of i keeping step with Law t rends a which have changed much in the last eight years As Well As with a recent great improvements in the curriculum of the country a major Law schools 2 securing a better scale of compensation for the Texas Law faculty 3 expansion of an Able hut Small Law fac us to currently burdened with one of the nation largest student enrolments and 4 erection a soon As possible of a new Law building Here. A University officials said that Dean Mccormick election followed recommendation by advisory committees of University sex Stu dents faculty and members of the Texas bar association born in Dallas in 1898, or. Moos liner to reach Rio de Janeiro i Cornrich is author of handbook nos Las driving toward a perfected grasp of Western hemisphere problems caused by the present War program details for a two Day i movies to illustrate the various in conference of experts on pan j Strum its 05pd in his Laboratory american relations Here july 21 ,.,.and 3, Are nearing completion. I also about Fotij slides of xray this conference will Climax the sex student feels Blitzkrieg horror in dash from invaded Holland University a summer latin-Amer-1 in Case of rain the lecture will ican Institute program in which be held in the geology auditor i Western Christian civilisation for Tain of infantry during Tho world 1 rile Kaw damages a a cases Aken Sig in damages a and a Texas Law of i Solidarity in evidence a As Well As numerous of totalitarian contributions to Legal periodicals. The americas since securing his Bachelor of activities Are Law degree with honors at liar United action Vard in 1912, he has taught Suc were in 1914. J Ces sively at the universities of cled swiftness of Texas North Carolina and North finds us months Western with summer instruction n the preparation at Cornell Yale Chicago Stan in net d of great Ford and Washington. He was a i unshakable mor member of the University faculty Union. I from 1922 to 1926. A let us be americans first and his practising experience was citizens of the United states Bra with the firm of Etheridge my Zil Mexico or Argentina next. As Cornrich and Bromberg in Dallas such we May yet prevent another from 1912 to 1917, and later from a dark age or at worst preserve 1919-22 after serving As a Cap longer to reach b our government if cant Steps Tov View of the threat Victory in Europe. By reason of the better prepared pc in 1940 than they yet the a Paralle events in Europe behind schedule of defense and haste to create Ai ale and spiritual Twenty one i cum. The by Arthur Carithers one sex student of the University has seen and heard the German Blitzkrieg in All its Thunder he has served in the dutch army and he and his wife and children have been among those millions of refugees who fled from the Low countries after the nazi drive swept through Holland and Belgium. This sex student is John w. Akkerman a civil Engineer who is at. Present in the service of the dutch government now functioning in London. E. C. H. Bantel professor of civil engineering and assistant Dean of the College of of engineering recently received a letter from his former student describing in Detal the beginning of the German March into Holland the dutch collapse and finally the hopeless flight of the refugees. Or Akkerman who once lived in san Antonio received his degree in civil engineering from the University in 1926. The letter to Dean Bantel describes How he became an Engineer for the dutch government in 1928. From that time until the beginning of the War he worked on canal construction and drainage projects in Holland. The letter goes on to describe the beginning of the War on the dutch. The germans invaded Holland on May 9. By the next Day he was attached to the military staff in Teeland a town in Southern Holland to maintain communications. A the roads As Well As the town we were in were bombed but i managed to keep things going a he writes. The drive had started on thursday night by the next tuesday the dutch forces were forced to leave Teeland. The Engineer said that the situation at this time was hopeless. He and his wife packed a few bags and crossed the Scheldt River with some French officers. A half hour later the town they had left was completely destroyed by German bombers. Then began the flight with the other refugees across Belgium and into Fiance. A it was impossible to get food and we saved All we had with us for the two children a the letter says. The Little family travelled in any Way it could sometimes by automobile sometimes by foot. They slept in barns and stables and half destroyed hotels. Always overhead the German bombers roared and the nazi motorized army came driving on and on just a few Miles behind. A French army truck took them about twelve Kilometres beyond Dunker que which was then burning from the bombings. The red glow of the fire could be seen at night. A we saw refugees everywhere and Many terrible sights which i shall never forget a he said. After going a few Miles further Down the coast Contact was made with the British g. H. Q. And arrangements were made to Send the family to England. But on the morning they were to leave the germans began a huge air attack. Wave after wave of German planes came Over and bombed endlessly. A the British a or. Akkerman relates a were Sublime. Soldiers took off their own helmets to protect the j they remained in shelters All Day and that night with the Aid of the British soldiers they managed to get to a boat on the Channel. After reaching England or. Akkerman again went into the service of the dutch government with its Headquarters in London. He expresses Hope that he would get to come Hack to the United states soon. He wants to join the faculty of the University or get into some other engineering work. The dutch government has promised him a leave of absence. A i want to get to America be that my wife and children will be Safe a he says. Ayres says democracies fight for Freedom from oppression 520 students from states Are enrolled. Mos Taylor chief of the finance divisions of the United states Bureau of foreign and Domestic Commerce and George Wythe Liaison officer in the de apartment of Commerce have been j added to the panel and will speak r a a ave at the afternoon session july 3. By of. It. Aikaw Taylor will discuss financial j Profet or of economic problems posed in the americas Haf Are the democracies fighting for we know what they Are by the current War and Wythe j fighting against. They Are fighting against a a Hitler that is to say will discuss Trade relations or. Against martial Law secret police concentration Camps and the whole j. L. Mecham conference chair paraphernalia of nazi tyranny Man said. The two Day program will be divided into five session topics r to War. He is married to ireline do Witt a University sex student and also a native of Dallas. He is a member of the association of american Law schools american bar association order of the coif. Phi Delta Theta. Phi Delta Phi Legal fraternity and the Illinois state and Chicago bar associations. A Dean Mccormick family likewise has a distinguished Legal record. His father j. M. Mccormick was a Dallas attorney and conversely the democracies arc fighting for Freedom. But whose his Grandfather a. P. Mccoy s i so Tojun no ice Freedom w hat Freedom thou Mick a United states circuit ranging from a study of the infill j for Dom it the individual from i have been suffering from the same a a it to r i to native James h. Rat Ion of a a isms into this Hemi-1 be crts to arrest court martial Tor j confusions and frustrations by wa3 a a it k0, 6 seeking a Post War policy for the americas. Sphere to research opportunities i Ture and from the arbitrary which Germany was Laid Low. In j seizure and confiscation of Lis the crisis they have found them goods. But does this mean free selves All tangled up in special Dom to maintain Patent Mono j interests and established Peroga Olies Freedom to curtail productive of monopolies and cartels Tion Freedom to commit Industrial and Patent owners which impede nuisances the germans have suppressed All Freedom. But if we think they have done so merely because they _ a a. T1. To i hate Freedom because they Aire Guy Cummin a Hui of he Rny we re a mtg a sad mis. Former my tractor in counting k thex i found the Ger. At the i University died in Houston ,., after an appendectomy Friday. J�?�180 1 pr0> a. A Aru n n or. Hill was a student the nation by Organ from 1929 to 1932. And from it a a a it for War. Their have done 1934 to 1935, receiving his Mas-180 because for War supreme court. Former instructor Dies in Houston commenting on Dean Meco micks appointment president Homer p. Rainey said a a we a exceedingly fortunate in securing professor Charlest Mccormick As Dean of the University a school the National Effort. Of Law. He brings to us a wide peace is More Complex than and successful experience in the War. It is much harder to say what j practice of Law and in the train is in the Public interest in peace my of Young than in War. W e Are Likely to think a 1 that this is Only because peace and War Are opposites. But is that the whole Story is peace is Demoe appoints judge cram racy necessarily inefficient Are the democracies fighting to pre at a meeting of the Board of serve All the confusions and frus directors of the Texas student publications Board terms degree in 1936. He was a a a so Mje eat one any rations of the past is it to pre j publications inc., thursday member of Beta Alpha Psi and majored in banking. He was an instructor during the years 1937-38, and later taught at the University of Houston. Body can understand even a former House Painter. Int organization for War All other social values Are sacrificed to one Clear end. This Effort has been successful funeral services were held in i because it is Clear and simple hut Hearne Iata saturday afternoon. I also because the other Peoples serve vested interests that they i judge Fri Ward Crain professor Are fighting the germans say j of Law was appointed to serve As so. How shall the democracies an a member of the contracts com ser them Mittee. Judge Crain succeeded the immediate answer is con i Paul j. Thompson professor of tamed in organization for defense journalism who resigned i place see Ayres Page 3 m Ion the commute

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