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A BITE What Does Stalin Want? Are we interested in knowing how wc may please Stalin? In knowing what he wants us to do.7 As a people, intentionally or not, we manage to do most oi' these things. He is pleased with any evidence of disunity. Each time we separate into groups, and stand upon the rights of any particular group, we are pleasing Stalin. For it was by the aid of sucli groupings that he separated the people of the nations enslaved behind the Iron Curtain. He is pleased when we are complacent. A complacent people is a lazy people, slow to action, rocking away too comfortably to notice the tornado until it is upon them. We please Stalin with our over-confidence, with our feeling that we ca,n't be conquered. He is pleased when we are cynically critical of those whom we ourselves have chosen to represent us. Stalin knows that the best way to befuddle a leader is to keep criticising him. The best way to slow up action is to make a leader take off time to explain. We halt the wheels of progress when we pause to find fault or complain. He is pleased when we stop to bargain,. Those who won't join in action for tho common good until they have "theirs"— whether "theirs" be profits, wages, preferential treatment, or special advantages—are perfect followers of Stalin—millstones around the neck of the .nation—stumbling blocks in its path. lie is pleased when we allow hatreds to sway us, when we permit old resentments, fancied wrongs, unbiased prejudices to dominate our actions, setting class agains class, race against race, creed against creed. Stalin knows how this saps a nation's strength. He is pleased when we lack faith—when we allow the undercurrent of distrust to bog down our spirits, when we lose sight of the high goal before us. Stalin knows that a nation whose ideal is undermined, by doubt is half conquered. These are the ways in which we can please Stalin. But— is this what we want to do? #<y* <^M\iM^e^- VOL. 26- . 28 NORTH CANTON,, OHIO, WEDNESDAY,, APRIL 19, 1950 Go PER COPY North Canton Optimists to Install New Officers at Anniversary Dinner New officers of the North Carlton Optimist Club will be installed into office at their anniversary dinner to be held at the Middlebranch Grange Hall, on Wednesday, May 3. , Wives of the Optimists will be guests at the family style chicken linncr and a Barber Shop New Army Secretary Inducted Quartet will furnish part of the evening's ■entertainment. New officers to he installed include, Smith Witter as prcsidcut and Dale Gerber as vice president; the Board of Governors includes, Ray Schaffsr, Paul Sigeliiii.ier, Wayne Lear. Gordon Stumpf and Orlin \Vyant. On Wednesday, April 19, annual reports were made by all committee chairman. . Governor Iloltz, Past Governor Dalies and President McCullough of the Youngstown club were present. Mr. Harold Royer representative of "Redwood''' presented a very interesting- film on the lumber industry and the Redwood Forests. Tax the Untaxed A Denver Post columnist, P.nice Gustin, recently wrote on the wartime excise taxes which are still in effect, he said, "Secretary Snyder's suggestion for repeal o.f the 20 per cent tax on baby oils, powders, and lotions is fine. Cutting the 20 per cent tax on furs, luggage, handbags, jewelry and cosmetics to 10 percent would be a big help. So would repeal of the three percent tax on freight charges, cutting the 25 per cent tax on long distance telephone calls to 15 percent* a.nd reducing the 15 percent Lax on railroad, bus and airline tickets to 10 percent. But more relief should be given. "Certainly the transportation tax should be repealed . . . Any punitive tax on business in peace time is abhorrent. The 15 per cent tax on local telephone service and the 20 percent tax on theatre tickets should be repealed, also.. "Secretary Snyder also proposed that the corporation tax of 38 percent be boosted to 42 percent on business income in excess of $25,000. That would be an economic crime. If revenue lost through repeal or reduction of excise taxes must be provided, the way fo get it is by TAKINC THE UNTAXED! Take away the exemptions of the giant co-ops, educational institutions and other organizations which are operating business and industrial enterprises on a tax-free basis in competition with heavily taxed private owned business." The excise taxes are an unjust and unnecessary burden on every consumer, every retailer, and on workers and producers in many important fields, deduction in percentages would be only a halfway measure—total repeal is the proper action. The sooner we get rid of them, the better off the country will be. Junior Women Plan Bazaar April 24 The North Canton Junior Woman's Club will hold their annual Spring card party and bazaar on Monday, April 24 in St. Paul's Church basement. The Bazaar will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. and the card party will co'iunience at 8 with the bazaar continuing through the evening. Mrs. Harold Royer is chairman of the Bazaar with Mrs. Joseph Terrell. Mrs. Jarves M?ycr. Mrs. .f. C. Surbey, Mrs. John Mahcr, Mrs. Leo Scharver, Mr.s. Ralph Arena and Mrs. James Currie assisting. Mrs. David Patton is chairman of the card party; Mrs. Alfred Ault is in charge of the prizes; Mrs. Rodney Watts has charge of th? tickets Mrs. John Allison, refreshments, with Mrs. Roy Smith, Mrs. R. J. Poclking. Mrs. William Hagenlocber, Mrs. Godfrey Beck- ■?"!_. Mrs. Donald Druckenbrod, Mrs. Dan Boone and Mrs. George Watts assisting. - • ■ ■ ■•.-..> Women's Guild Regional Meeting Wednesday April 26 The Spring Meeting of the Canton Regional of the Women's Guild will be held at the Zion Evangelical tvnd Reformed Church on Wednesday, April 2(i. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Rev. George Nishimoto, director of the Ellis Community Center of Chicago will be the guest speaker. Business and the election of officers will be held during Hie morning session. In the afternoon Rev. George Njghimoto will speak to the assembly. A group from the Woman's! Club Chorus will present several selections. Judges Announced For May Show at North Canton Little Art Gallery Mr. Robert Rainey, director at the North Canton Little Ait Gallery has announced the names of the judges who will assist in naming the winning entries in the Little Art Galleries May Show. Mr. Ellsworth Smith of the Hoover Company and well- known local artist will judge the WASHINGTON, sworn in us arm;, seer.-lary Loui- . and Pace. Gray n North Carolina. D. C.—Frank Pace, Jr., ex-budget director, was seertary hy Chief Justice Fred Vinson, defense lohnson, retiring army secretary Gordon Gray, signed to assume presidency of the University of "The Two Kingdoms" To Be Shown Sunday At Lutheran Church 29 4-H Club Members Get Trees Time Runs Out Woman's Glub to Sponsor Kent Showboat Players The Norlli Canton Woman's Chub will sponsor the Showboat Players from Kent State University, on Friday evening. May 5 at the .North Canton High School auditorium. "Arsenic and Old lace" in six acts will he presented by the players in showboat styb, starting at S o'clock. Tickets may be purchased from me.ni.bers of the club or at the door the evening of the performance. Twenty-three boys and six girls, all 4-H Club meniibers in Columbiana County will get the 5,000 trees allotted by the Ohio Division of Forestry for that purpose. These trees are given free to Club members with only a small charge for postage and packaging. Many other counties will receive trees too, and what could be a more forward step in Ohio (forestry than to have rural boys and girls plant 50,000 or 100,000 trees each year. If the season hurries along planting can be done in late March; if not, up to the last of April will do but the earlier the better. North Canton Council Pass BIdg. Code High School Students Eligible For Scholarship and Cash Awards in Design Valuable scholarship and cash awards are available to high school seniors and high school undergraduates in this village in a dress designing competition announced today by Fashion frocks. Inc., of Cincinnati, O., world's largest dress manufacturers. The competition is open only to students of Indiana, Kentuckv, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee. Oi liv -eniors may Mr. A. M. Oonze to Serve as Tnaslmaster Members of the North Canton Council passed a Building Code at Monday night's meetin.c Harold', or: Royer -,vs;; appointed Buildii.g Lt-" specter and Robert V. Muckley was named his assistant. The automobile insurance to cover the flcit of trucks and cars own- e I by the Village of North Canton was awarded to Wayne P. Lear, agent for the M. L. Killian Agency. This meeting was a recessed meeting from th_' previous meeting. Mr. A. M. Don-/..' will ,-orve n.- toaslir-istor lor the banquet honoring the most Rev. Emmet M. Walsr Coadjutor Bis'iop of- the Youngstown Diocese. The hostesses will be Mrs. A'- fred Ilockenalt, Miss Pearl Staudt Miss Lenny Li'.bold, Mrs. G. H. Bockiu-, Mr.-. Angelo Curci, Mrs. Vic Derke •, Mrs. John Irwin, Mr.s. Lcroy T. Sh.-aek and Mrs. W. Bernard Rodgers, all past presidents. The prosi lints of each affiliated organization of the National Council or CaHiolic- Women of Ihe Can- ton-Massilloti D.'anery "ill also Serve as hostesses. THE SEVEN SISTERS TO BE GIVEN AT JACKSON APRIL 28 Jackson Township Band parents and the P.T.A. will present a 3 act comedv "The Seven Sisters," Friday, April 2Xth at 8 p.m. in school auditorium. Mrs. P. R. Baird is :dir3cting the cast of local talent. Time is running out—and so is coal! Congress has provided a great deal of yakkety-yak this session but not a single major bill has been passedi. Everyone would like to see a little action—on the coal front! • Recent events—whatever the future may bring—certainly pounds home the need for action with volcanic force. Tt is clear that the coal miners think nothing of defying the government, the courts, the law, and the security of the country. These are the inevitable fruits of the union's long established tactics of disruption, economic dictatorship; and callous disregard of the public interest. In any upheaval such as this, changing day by day events tend to obscure the basic issue. The New York World-Tele gram qamo to the point when it said, "The fact is that the problem of national emergency strikes remains unsolved. And, in every thinking person's mind is the same thought— it will not be solved until Congress .deals with, it at its root in the monopoly power of unions to place their own activities above national welfare, health and safety." That is the big thing, whether or not the Taft-Hartley law is repealed. One union has virtual monopoly over all coal labor. Every miner must belong to it, pay dues to it, and obey its orders, or he can't work. So longvas such a rmonoply exists the whole country will be af the .none-too-tender mercies of this small, infinitely powerful group. Don't let our Congressmen forget this and place it on the shelf in Committee until another.crisis in-the-coal situation arises, Music Organizations at High School To Present Concert Friday Night The music organizations of North Canton schools will present a concert Friday evening under the direction of Mr. Shelby Davis. This will be an apportunity for the towns people to hear some of the concert numbers which . ^^.^^ ^ „~,~-~^-,^-,.^^. Music Organization To Sponsor Supper The North Canton Music organization are sponsoring a Chili Supper on Thursday evening, Apri 27, at the North Canton Grade School. The proceeds from the sup per will be used to help defray the expenses of the five music organizations from the high school which will compete in the state music contest in Columbus on Saturday, April 29~. At the meeting held April 13 in the group also voted to amend the constitution to change the name oi' the organization ' from the North Canton Civic Music Association to the North Canton School Music Association. Mrs. Workman will act as genar al ehaifman o/ the supper. Tickets are on sale by the high school students and parents and will also be sold at the door on the evening of the supper. Mrs.- Milo Bixler is president of tha organization. Mr. Richard Everett, .vice presiden and Mrs. William Mellen, secretary treasurer. these groups will be' presenting at lb j state ivjiinutitions to be held in Columbus, Saturday, April 29. The grade school orchestra will furnish thejnusic for the evening and all the vocal organizations from the Junior and Senior High school will appear on the program. These will include the Boj,-s' Glee Club, the Girls' Glee Club and the Mixed Chorus. Everyone is invited to attend and give these enterprising youngsters the moral support they need. Mother's Study Glub Elects Officers The North Canton Molar's Study Club elected officers for the coming year at their April 12 meeting held in the Community Building. Mrs. Frank Berrodin is the newly elected president, Mrs. Edward Shenk, vice president; Mrs. William Mellen, secretary and Mrs. Harry Schmitt, treasurer. Mrs. W. P." Lear, the outgoing president presided at the business meeting, and Mrs. Luther Sautters and Mrs. J. Huron were receptionists. Tho Girl Scouts and Brownie Troops had charge of the devotions rJancy Sumser presented a piano solo and Nancy Haren gave a reading. Linda and Danny Piper played a piano duet Hostesses fo.r the meeting were Mrs. Frnk Berrodin, Mrs. NoWe Mrs. Frank Berrodii), Mrs. Noble Rige-s, iMrs. M. K. Hummel, Mrs. Lucille Cherry. MLrs. Atlee Essig. Mrs. Ray "Sumser and Mrs. Floyd Sumser, Rev. James R. Kolp To Be (Named April 29 On Saturday, April 29 in St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown, the Kev. James Pn. Kolp-will be ordained to the Priesthood by the Most Rev. James A. McFadden, Bishop of Youngstown. P.E.O. SISTERHOOD TO MEET MONDAY Chapter BB of the.P.E.O. Sister- Father Kolp is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Kolp of North Canton. Having attended St. Paul's School, in .North Canton., and Central Catholic School in Canton, Father Kolp continued his studies at Sacred Heart Seininai,-y, Detroit, Michigan and at St. Mary's Seminary in Cleveland. On Sunday. April 30 at J1:00 a.m.. Father Kolp will celebrate his first Solemn Mass at St. Paul's Church here in North Canton. The priests taking part in the Mass are as follows: Assistant Priest: the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Vincent B. Bal- mat, Chancellor. Diocese of Cleveland; Deacon: Ihe Rev. John C. Welsch, Assistant at St. Joseph Church, Canlon; Subdeacon: the Rev. P. Breen Malone. Assistant at St. Edward Church, Youngstown will deliver the sermon. Minor ministers al the Mass will include the following: Mr. Stewart Piatt, Master of Ceremonies; Mr. •William Kennedy, Mr. John Hoey, win the two scholarship awards. First prize for seniors will be a two- year scholarship at the Studio- School of Advertising Art, Cincinnati, O., worth one thuusand dollars. Second -prize for seniors will consist of a one-year scholarship :it the same school of design. Eleven cash prizes will he awarded to prize-winning undergraduates. First prize will be $25.00 in easji, five prizes, $10.00 in cash each, and five prizes, $.3.00 in cash each. In the event of ties, duplicate prizes will 'be awarded. Throe letters of honorable .mention in both the senior and undergraduate groups will also be awarded. There is no limit on the number of prizes that may he won by students in the same school. Judg.s for the contest will be the fashion editors of the three lea'line' -daily newspa-prrs in Cincinnati—Marv Lynn De JJeck of the Cincinnati Post. Sara Austin of the Cincinnati Times-Star, and Mary Gorey of the Cincinnati Enquire:-. Entries will be judged for originality and suitability for mass production. Contestants may submit designs of one or more dresses of any kind—for street, afternoon, sports, house or evening wear, in junior miss or misses sizes. Sketches are acceptable in color or black and ■white but must show both front and back views. Drawings may be- on illustration board, white paper or cardboard, the only requirement being the size of the paper which must be Sli-xll inches. Sketches must not be signed. However, tin reverse side of each sketch should carry the following information in •printed letters: contestant's na.me, address, age, naiiv; of school, art t3acher or principal, and class (freshman, sophomore, junior, etc.). All entries, accompanied by a photo of the contestant, must be mailed first class—flat, not rolled— l>o the Designing Scholarship Competition, Fashion Frocks. Inc., Box 1697, Cincinnati 2, O. All entries must be postmarked not later than midnight. April 30, 1050 and received not later than May (i, 1950. Fashion Frocks is conducting the contest to encourage and reward students who are seeking a career in fashion designing. In announcing the contest, Philip Meyers, president of the company, said. "There are students in our high schools who are destined to be the leaders in fashion design not too many years iram now. We want to find these students, encourage theim, in their ambitions and reward them for their talents. We want to provide the most talented with a concrete, practical foundation for a successful career in the fabulous field of fashion design. That is why we have instituted the Fashion Frocks Designing Scholarship Competition." On Sunday evening, April 2M starting at 7:45 p.m. the 1950 Lutheran World Action film, "The Two Kingdoms" will be shown at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. This new movie tells the story of a refugee family struggling with the postwar problems of honieloss- ness, poverty and unemployment. They have drifted away from the church. Tiie father in particular, puts his hope in the possibility of Germany's again fo.coining a great slate. The family receives both material and spiritual help from a Lutheran relief worker and a Lutheran pastor, himself a refugee. Yet the father's basic attitude does not change until his daughter is found guilty of counterfeiting. He realizes he is partly to'b'anr.' and that God's law is of first importance. The Lutheran relief worker, seeing that his work has finally had some result, resolves to remain in Germany to continue his work. lnclud:.J in the east are many Broadway actors and actresses giving the film, a professional quality. It r-'.nin for 02 .minute.-. I Known local paintings. Mr. Rainey. director.of the gftl-* ie;-y, will be the second, judge of the jurv awards. Mr. Kenneth Smith, well-known local photographer, also employed by The Hoover Company will judge the technical .juality of the photo« graphy prints. Mr. Ellsworth Smith and Mr. Rainey will judge the composition of the photoiM-aphs. There will be three ribbon awards for first, second and triird and honorable mention in each of the seven classifications for adult and scholastic arti.-ts. The deadline for entries has Ibe'eri extended until !>:00 p.m. on Friday, April il. Cub Scouts Plan County Fair April 29th The Cub Scout Pack number 5 which includes all of the dens in North Canton will hold "a country fair on Saturday. April 29th, at the grud? school from six to nine o'clock. The public is invited and each of the ten dens have planned to contribute to the fun and entertainment for which there will be no admission charge. The plans include a clown barid, a cake walk, a country store, various contests and general iftui. Anyone attending the fair, may do so anytime during the evening lours but all Cub Scouts are asked In appear sometime between six and .--even o'clock for the annual: spring uniform inspection and for any award due. This is necessary, acco.-ding to the Cub master, because the county fair will rejlace the pack m'oting usually held on the 1^.1 Monday of the (month. There will be no meeting of Cub Scout.-, on Monday, April 24th. Cancer Campaign Chairmen Appointed Mrs. Elmer Hoffman ha.- been appointed chairman of the Cancel Campaign iu Greentown and Mrs. Harry Dierdoif has been appointed chairman in Uniontown. April has been proclaimed Cancer Control Month by tiie Governor and everyone i.- urged to give just as generously as they can to combat this dreade i disease. Your dollars 'jo for research, and education of the public, and for sei vices to those already stricken with, cancer. Stark County has a goal of $.'!5,000 to meet, so everyone is urged to do their Dart. Strike bflfk with your dollars to conquer Cancer, and mail your con- Jaycees Entertain Wives at Dinner tributii-.il now ton. Ohio. to Cancer at Can Donald Mueller and Wife Dpen Western Auto Associate Store hood will meet on Monday even- Mr. John Ryan, and Mr. John iiijr, April 24 at 8:30 p.m. at the iWirtz. Following the Mass, a din- home of Mrs. M. E. Bixler. 321 ner.will be held at the Hotel Bel- West Park Blvd. Mrs. B. R. Powell den. A reception will be held at will assist the hostess. Mrs. Wil- the home on Harmon street liam Kolp will have charge of ihe six to nine o'clock on Sunday ev- w'hile Mueller was employed at the evening's program. ening-. Hoover Company. Saturday, April 22 will be the Grand Opening Day of The West- era Auto Associate Store in North Canton. The new store is located Vt 12'i Portage Street, the former location of The Beauty Lounge. The roam has .been completely redecorated and new .modern fixtures installed. Mr. \and Mrs. Donald Mueller, proprietors of the new store, recently returned from Baltimore, Maryland,''where they studied the latest trends in Modern Merchandising at the Western Auto Dealer Training center, Mr. and Mrs. Mueller hav ' three children, Patricia 11. Robert lo, and Donald 15. Thev have lived in from ["North Canton for the past il vears, LITERARY CLUB TO MEET APRIL 24 Members of the North Canton Junior Chamber of Commerce and their wives and friends traveled to Akron Saturday night. Where they had dinner at lacominis. Three door prizes were awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Royer, Mr. and Mr.-. George Gross and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Neff. George Gross was chairman of the dinner and Dr. Krichibaum assisted they were assisted by their wives. Corsages were presented tot the women. President James Jester introduce id the candidates for the. coming year. Cards were played after the* dinner meeting. ' George D. Boon Honored for Years Of Airline Service Mrs. F. G. Hoover will be ess to the members of North tci.ii Literary Club when thev on Monday afternoon. April host- Can meet il. The theme of the meetinu will lie 'Music' with Mrs. A. L. Morrison presenting a paper on ''Deep in Mv Heart" and Mrs. F. M. Evans one on "Mario Lanza." Goorg. '.rshing Daniel Boon, of 12H Street, station agent for United Air Lines at Akron-Canton Airport will be honored with.7* special citation, company officials announced. Mr. Boon who joined the _cbni-' pa.uy ten years ago, has served ^tt Alabama, Iowa and Indiana. He haS been stationed here since 1045, ; Scholarship Teams Representing North Canton at Akron University May 6 The following scholarship teams Canton High School in the State to be held Saturday, May (>, at wil represent North; ' General Scholarship tpstsj Akron University. Tom Lancashire who is leamec Algebra 2 had the higli.st score' in the state in the elimination con-1 tost.- held recently. Biology: Gerald Dunee and Ralph Switzgebel: Chemistry: Shirley Miller and Charts Culler: General Science: Clarke Miller and Kenneth Willaman; Physic.-.: Ray Mummery and William Kintz: Algebra I: Tom Will.- and Robert Kobbia.-; Plain Geometry: James Masline and Richard Fye; American History: Uc'bert Holl and Birk Wayne Adams; World Historj : Itichar.! Nelson and Robert Taillard; Senior Social Studies: Carolynn Willaman and Patricia Metxger; Knglish !»: John Holl and Ma.-y Hagedorn: English 10: Nancy Kolp and Patricia Reiss; English 11: Joyce Carol Israel and Shirley Green; English 12: Marjorie Bog.T and Audr.-y Fiver; 'Latin 1: Slarv Lou Russell. Don Bixler; Latin II: Etta Mc- Dc4,vell and Robert Schwitzgebel: French 1: San.Ira Mclntyre and Joann Saylor; French II: Jane Denton and Tacie Lee Nelson; Bookkeeping: Marv Grove and Lou Ellen Lesh. I with James Hummel iqi Hurd A. Tuttle To Speak at Rotary Hurd A. Tuttle. instructoi* >ungstown\s Cheney High Mr. at Y. school will be tha guest speaker at the Thursday evening meeting- odB the North Canton Rotary Club* Hu.ium.el, program chair-t man for the month of April an-< nouncc 1. He will speak on "Mc-« Gull'ey's Readers". Mr. Tuttle w»Jl principal, of Columbiana Higft School when Dr. Basinger was Ot student there. u. r r LUTHER LEAGUE TO HOLD COVERED DISH SUPPER The .Luther League of the ZioiJ Lutheran Church will hold.a covers ed dish supper, on Sunday evening, April 2o. "Hostesses will include! Mrs. Volkert, Mrs. F. Elsass an<J Mrs, R. Elsass.
|Title||The Sun, 1950-04-19|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton public Library|
What Does Stalin Want?
Are we interested in knowing how wc may please Stalin?
In knowing what he wants us to do.7 As a people, intentionally
or not, we manage to do most oi' these things.
He is pleased with any evidence of disunity. Each time
we separate into groups, and stand upon the rights of any
particular group, we are pleasing Stalin. For it was by the
aid of sucli groupings that he separated the people of the
nations enslaved behind the Iron Curtain.
He is pleased when we are complacent. A complacent
people is a lazy people, slow to action, rocking away too comfortably to notice the tornado until it is upon them. We
please Stalin with our over-confidence, with our feeling that
we ca,n't be conquered.
He is pleased when we are cynically critical of those
whom we ourselves have chosen to represent us. Stalin knows
that the best way to befuddle a leader is to keep criticising
him. The best way to slow up action is to make a leader take
off time to explain. We halt the wheels of progress when we
pause to find fault or complain.
He is pleased when we stop to bargain,. Those who won't
join in action for tho common good until they have "theirs"—
whether "theirs" be profits, wages, preferential treatment,
or special advantages—are perfect followers of Stalin—millstones around the neck of the .nation—stumbling blocks in its
lie is pleased when we allow hatreds to sway us, when
we permit old resentments, fancied wrongs, unbiased prejudices to dominate our actions, setting class agains class, race
against race, creed against creed. Stalin knows how this saps
a nation's strength.
He is pleased when we lack faith—when we allow the
undercurrent of distrust to bog down our spirits, when we
lose sight of the high goal before us. Stalin knows that a
nation whose ideal is undermined, by doubt is half conquered.
These are the ways in which we can please Stalin. But—
is this what we want to do?