MELISH TO APPEAR IN SENATE AGAINST MILITARY COURSES

Socialist Leader to Offer Petitions of 18,000 College Students

W. H. Melish '31, former president of the Harvard Socialist Club, will appear before the U. S. Senate this morning to argue for a bill prohibiting compulsory military training in American schools and colleges, it was announced last night by officers of the Club. The League for industrial Democracy, of which the Harvard Socialist Club is an affiliated branch, is sponsoring the arguments for the bill, which was introduced at the request of the League.

Melish will present petitions signed by 18,000 college students, including 850 representatives from Harvard to the United States Senate committee on military affairs in Washington. He will then present to the Senate the arguments for the bill which have been prepared by the Socialist Club and the League for Industrial Democracy.