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Notre Darne....41 Houston ..... 37Indiana ....... 12 Minnesota ..... 13 Northwestern.. 12 UCLA ...... ..40Navy ........ 23
California . . . . . 8 Michigan St. . . . 7 Kentucky . . . . . 10 Utah . . . . . . . . . 12 Miami (Fla.) . . . 7 Pitt . . . . . . . . . . 8 Penn State . . . . 22

Bates . . . . . . . . . 27
St. Lawrence . . . 7

Executive Sports Editor
It just wasn't a page out of the
Wolverine style book.
Sure, Purdue wins football games
in the last minute, and Silky
Sullivan always won horse races
on the home stretch, and Florida
State's Steve Spurrier never start-
ed connecting until the second
half. But the come-from-behind
method is so unconventional.
The Michigan eleven always pre-
ferred to build up a big lead early,
and either build on it, hold it, or
desperately see it vanish in the
closing seconds of play. This of-
fensive plan was becoming as tra-
ditional as Yost Field House.
But Yost may have seen its last
basketball game.
And the Wolverines may have
discovered a new way of winning
as they fought and scraped their
wvay to a 10-7 triumph over the
Duke Blue Devils, the final mar-
gin of victory coming in the form
of a 27-yard field goal by sopho-
more Frank Titas with only 11
seconds remaining.
It had gotten to the point where

Michigan fans had developed a
field goal complex. The mere men-
tion of the term would bring
groans in the stands, and recol-
lections of a Wolverine attdmpt
hitting the crossbar, skirting
harmlessly along the erid zone
turf, or sailing wide to the right.
Enemy successes didn't help the
Michigan state of mind, either.
The three-pointer had made her-
oes of Ohio State's Bob Funk,
Purdue's Bob Griese and all too
many others.
Attempting a field goal early in
the third quarter, Titas, who was
making his first varsity appear-
ance, sailed a line drive under the
cross bar from 30 yards out.
Whatever faith there may have
been in the kicking game ebbed
from the stadium.
The clutch kick in the closing
minute by the Wolverine yearling,
with history against him and the
pressure valve on high, bisected
the "H," marking the rebirth of
the field goal.
"I was glad I could make it,
especially after missing the first

one." said the cool sophomore
after the contest. "I'm not quite
sure what went wrong on the first
one, and I'll say the second one
should have been better too," Ti-
tas continued.
Michigan head Coach Bump El-
liott was satisfied, however. "His
foot hit the ball high the first
time, and the contact the second
time was a little high, also. We'll
take them any way they come, as
long as they go over that bar,
though," Elliott added.
The Wolverine offense took off
with all the velocity of a Saturn
rocket time and time again, but
the Blue Devils managed to reach
the abort button five times. Michi-
gan drives sputtered to a halt on
the Duke 5, 16, 15, 27 and 39-yard
"Our offense just couldn't sus-
tain itself." Elliott noted.
"We missed some real good scor-
ing chances out there," Wolverine
quarterback Dick Vidmer concur-
red. "They certainly took a lot of
bread-and-butter plays away from
us. So many times, we would only



get one or two yards on first down.
That's what kills you," the Penn-
sylvania senior explained.
Vidmer, completing 13 tosses out
of 27 attempts, was unable to bail
the Wolverines out five times on
third down and long yardage
with his pinpoint aerials. With
Jack Clancy departed, the Michi-
gan air attack featured four tar-
gets-tight end Jim Mandich, split
end Jim Berline and halfbacks
Ernie Sharpe and Ron Johnson.
"We've got a lot more balance
this season," Vidmer said. "This
adds quite a bit of pressure to the
pass defense." The Blue Devil air
defense was supposed to make the
Nike-Zeus system look obsolete by
comparison. The Duke foursome
had held Wake Forest to five suc-
cesses in 18 attempts and only 69
yards -the week before.
Again, first indications looked
bleak for the Wolverine passing
-attack. The Wolverines opening
invasion of Duke territory was
about as successful as the Union
Army's dismal failure at the Battle
of Bull Run. After a teammate

had tipped the pigskin off course
Blue Devil defensive halfback An-
dy Beath 'snared the errant. Vid-
mer pass as he fell out of bounds
on the Duke one-yard line.
Six plays later, the Wolverines
were marching again, and who
savs hisiory doesn , repeat itself?
Clotheslining a pass from the Blue
Devil 16-yard line this time. Vid-
mer saw Duke rover back Art
Vann get a hand on it, deflecting
it into the waiting hands of Beath
in the end zone.
Beath did manage to recover a
Vidmer fumble in the fourth quar-
ter, but that was all the action
the Duke secondary had in the
second half.
With a little under a minute
remaining in the ball game, Mich-
igan took over on the Duke 49-
yard line. If there wastever a time
for clutch playing, it was then.
Vidmer fired a 16-yarder to
Sharpe, and followed it up with
another completion to Johnson,
good for 23 yards. Enter Titus.
See DRAMATIC, Page 9

Daily-Thomas R. Copi
DICK VIDMER, Michigan quarterback, hands off to halfback Ernie Sharpe at the beginning of a
power sweep to the right in yesterday's victory over Duke. Sharpe rushed 19 times for 65 yards. Com-
panion halfback Ron Johnson also had a good day, hitting the line 19 times for a total of 82 yards.

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Midwestern Universities Study
Construction of New Telescope
By II. J. NAGLER feet. The 240-foot radar telescope University's Department of Elec-
The 'University and ten other at Jodrell Bank in England is trical Engineering, the proposed
midwestern schools are "plan- presently the largest comparable telescope "will be near one of the
--ning the largest radar telescope of instrument. campuses. n
its kind," with the support of the The Committee on Institutional Research in aearonomy athe
National Science Foundation. Cooperation (CIC), an association study of the earth's upper atnos-
Studes nw bing ondutedof the Big Ten universities and phere-will be the primary func-
Studies now being conducted hBtion of the new radar telescope.
under a $50,000 NSF grant are the University of Chicago, is con- This includes studies of such phe-
aimed at determining optimum ducting the study. The CIC was nomena as the radio-reflective
size, location, and related details formed in 1958 in order to pool ionosphere, aurora borealis, air-
of the planned facility. (The pro- resources and talent in specialized glow and little known high winds
posed telescope will be completed | areas of higher education and re- affecting surface weather.
in several years.) search. Uses of Instrument
The steerable radar dish will The Committee has not decided The proposed instrument will
either be'an "open" apparatus 328 on a location for the instrument also be used for research in as-
feet in diameter, or enclosed in a but according to Dr. A. F. Nagy, tronomy and meteorology. It will
protective dome, measuring 360 an associate professor in the provide sharper details of the
surface features of Mercury, Ve-┬░ifomtnMashs
nus and Mars, thus gathering in-
formation needed for planning
Enthusiastic Spirit Pervades manned space expeditions.
Nagy believes that due to the
easy access the location, will offer
Local Underround. Press to students and professors, the
telescope will "greatly enhance
graduate education and research
By WALTER SHAPIRO pected press run of 5000 copies. A opportunities in the Midwest"
"White liberals read The Daily, decision will be made on whether Most of such instruments are on
black and white r.adicals read the to go into bi-weekly on the basis either the East or West coast.
underground press," explains Jef- of the response to this issue. The facility has been planned
frey Hoff, editor and publisher of The only member of the staff has a regional resource for use n
"Looking Glass," Ann Arbor's first with any newspaper experience a sharing basis by the various
underground newspaper. is Henry Gostony '68, a journalism universities.
An infectious spirit of spontan- major. He explained, "We are T
iety, enthusiasm and chaos per- very suspicious of journalism. We The total cost o1 the project 2ac-
vades the small white-washed want to be a quality vehicle whose cording to Nagy, will be about 20
basement at 307 S. Division where form does not destroy spontaniety. .ililondolla's.
beneath such signs as "shit work" We are not going to be impeded The present study concerned
and "local, national, and inter- by traditional means of expres- with the engineering feasibility of
national desk" the first issue of sion. the project "should end in a couple:
the fledgling publication is being Hoff explained his political of months," accoiding Nagy. Then
readied for an expected Sept. 30 beliefs saying, "I am against the there, will be studies of concept
publication. reactionary system. We are living and design before construction be-
"A large group of people, the in the shadow of the swastika gins.
younger people, will not pick up and I am putting out this paper l "Hopefully," Nagy said, "the
a regular newspaper like The to inflate the realization of how telescope will be completed within
Daily because it doesn't relate to reactionary American life is." 5 or 6 years,"
.them. These are the potential_~-

Addition of
New Band
William D. Revelli, director of
the University Bands, has an-
nounced the creation of a seventh
Michigan band, the first one
"geared to those students who are
non-music majors."
Named the Wolverine Band, it
was started during the spring
semester and is currently meeting
Revelli stresses that the band
consists almost exclusively of non-
music majors, both women and
men. who want to continue their
music education but are not in
the music school.
Revelli, who conducts the band,
hopes that it will perform publicly
and thus far, he says, rehearsals
have been encouraging. He feels
that the Wolverine Band "can
become a real fine concert organ-
Revelli estimates that there are
2500-3000 students at the Univer-
sity who played in their high
school bands yet due to lack of
time or proficiency, have not
played in the previously existing
University bands, comprised al-
most entirely of music majors.
Thus. the musical skill that they,
have built up during their high
school years is lost at college. The
Wolverine band has been formed
to remedy this situation.
The band, presently composed
of 72 members, meets from 7:15-
9:00 Tuesday nights at Harris
Hall, at the corner of N. State
and Huron. Revelli urges those
students who played in their high
school bands to come to a re-
hearsal, at which time they will
audition and receive a seat.

Daily-Jeri Bere
THE ARBORETUM, a "patch of undisturbed naturaf beauty, Ideated in easy walking distance from campus," according to arb officials
is deteriorating.- The arb is presently being used as a park by students and Ann Arbor residents and only to a limited extent as a
laboratory by the University. The director of the arb, W. L. Cham bers claims that if "we're to use it as a laboratory, we'll have to
exclude activities which tend to destroy plants."- This could mean a n end to the "garden of debauchery."
By FRED MILLER Department of Landscape Archi- Vandalism and destruction has been postponed, however, for lack
"We have no trouble with the Lecture and director of the Nich- cost the arb $5,000 in plant mate-|of funds.
ai'b. I don't agree thatwit's a ols Arboretum. "If we're to use it rials during the past year. "People The funds necessary to realize
arden of deaucery. Shurel as a laboratory, we'll have to ex- pick flowers in the arb as if they these projects are extensive.
garden of debauchery. Surely elude activities which tend to de- were picking pansies in their own Chambers estimates that $100,000
there are things going on there stroy plants. You can't have ball back yard." says Chambers. "A would be necessary to halt the
that shouldn't but thereh games and skiing and still pre- year ago we put new plants in deterioration of the arb and re-
going on everywhere. serve plants." and within six months half of plenish its plant life and another
Mrs. Waldren, whose backyard Arb Deterioration them were destroyed." The funds $1 million to construct the study
borders the 'arb, is one of many The . arb has been deteriorating allocated to the arb are not enough center. He hopes this money can
residents of the area surrounding over the past 10 years as a result to replace the destroyed plants, be collected by gifts.
Nichols Arboretum, who is not of the destruction of plants and much less add new plantings to Student Reaction
deserUnied siyofficilsty.Hon-a lack of funds for new plant- the area. Some students are not pleased
cerned about the arb's' future. ings. Arb officials blame vandals Ambitious plans have been with the prospect of a ban on
"Irneittheroinutbe an a-r and students who- use the area drawn up for the replenishment sports in the arb. "I think the arb
"It's either going to for active sports. and future use of the arb. Sketch- should be open for use by stu-
baretum or not, said W. L. Cham- "Important plants look like es have been made for a new set dents," says Steve Gutow, '70. "It's
y sticks in the snow to kids on of nature trails, new collections an important place for recreation.
sleds," notes arb Supervisor Arlie of plant materials and a large It's really gorgeous."
Braman. "They run them right study center to house lecture facil- ' Many area residents agree. Don-
over." ities, meeting rooms, a library and ald Hall, University English pro-
To eliminate this destruction of Ia greenhouse. The study center fessor and poet, echoed the sen-
plant materials, arb officials would would be located either in the timents of his neighbors of the
11P os t'S; like to place restrictions on the center of the arb or in Dow Field. arb on the subject of the proposed
use of the arb. These restrictions All planting and construction has restrictions. "It would be horrible."
would include a ban on baseball,
slihtstreoltinay niule. ow ws or i 120 rcevedIOt~li s~ng nusiuung


readers of the underground press,"
Hoff continued.
'Looking Glass' Focus
Unlike most underground news-
papers the focus of "Looking
Glass," according to Hoff, will be
more political than psychedelic.
However, Hoff stressed, the news-
paper will keep abreast of the
"drug scene" since it will be link-
ed to other underground news-
papers across the country through
the Underground Press Service.
"We will take a community is-
sue, such as Sheriff Harvey's riot
squad, and put it into perspective
by relating it to national anti-
riot activity," explained Hoff, a
native of Ann Arbor.
Based on current plans, the 12-
page first issue will combine such
diverse elements as a listing of
local drug prices, essays on self-
determination, exotic recipes, and
an article by an anonymous Uni-
W L Pct. GB
Minnesota 89 67 .571 -
Detroit 88 67 .586
Boston 89 68 .567
Chcan 8 68 .564 1

howe Accepts Writer-m11-leside

An expert on Trotsky, the Amer-
ican Communist Party, and the
United Auto Workers will be this
year's writer-in-residence.
Irving Howe has accepted the
Writer-in-Residence Board's offer
of $2000 for a two-week stint at
the University in January.
Howe is editor of Dissent maga-
zine, contributing editor of New
Republic Magazine and is nows
serving as Professoi of English at
Hunter College of the City Col-
lege of New York. His major pub-
lications include: "The Radicalj
Papers," "The UAW and Walter
Reuther," "Trotsky-Basic Writ-;
ings," "The American Communist
Party," "Politics and The Novel,"
and his most recent book, "Steady
Work," published by Harcourt,
Brace and World in 1966.
Howe refers to himself as part.
of the "Democratic Left" and as
a "Democratic Socialist." New left
]rmr Pc n .s Carl nOaehv.

policy over the past 10 years.
Along with Diem, the people in
Washington shared the same fatal
incapacity: they're not very good
at revolutions, to put it mildly."
On the New Left, "What you
have in the new left is denuncia-
tory revolutionary talk amoung
young people who don't have the

slightest revolutionary impulse. Howe was born in 1920. received football, skiing and sledding.
It's leads to souring and to enor- his B. S. Sc. degree from City Col- The arboretum began as a 27%/I
mous malaise. But, let's remeni- lege of New York in 1940 and acre tract donated by Walter I u sk eg ee
ben that we are not talking (old taught at Stanford and Brandeis Hammond Nichols and his wife,
left ntellectuals) as representa- Unversities. He spent a year at Ester Blanche Connor Nichols,
tives of success . . Some of us the University in 1959. He is a both University graduates, in 1907.
talk about the New Left as if it friend of such well known Michi- Since then the arb has growinen to
were the Communist Party of gan personalities as Carl Ogelsby, to nearly 100 acres of rolling
1934."auhradNwLf leader, an hills and tree-lined trails.
4 Donald Hall, poetand playwright 'Patch of Beauty' By JAMES JENSEN
now teaching in the English de- Arb officials like to call it a The Tuskegee Exchange Pro-
pairtment. "patch of undisturbed natural gram, now in its third year, is
Howe was chosen by the hide- beauty, located in easy walking currently accepting applicatio
penen Writer in Residence ditnefoamu. h r from University students who wish
pendent Wie n Rsdc has an entrance on Geddes and fo nviiysdns t e
Board, recenty recognized by SGC h nerae e to attend the Tuskegee Institute
and having the same status as the the ar rkeel of Tuskege, Alabama i its second
uindependent, Amyneoa Cinema ing used as a park by students and semester which begins Feb. 2.
uild Board Amy Fine, a membe Ann Arbor residents and only to Marcus Craig, 70, one of 16
k of theeBard claimsthat
lof the Board elas ea owes a limited extent as a laboratory Tuskegee students presently stu-
rsidence. Leslis ers wrmerely by the University. Calm, grassy dying at the University praised
and well-lit, the arb is used by the program although he said
coincidental. "We invited the some students as a study area, many of his University classmates
widest possible range of writers." free from the confines of a desk "go out of their way" td be friend-.
Among the writers invited this or the grey walls of the Under- ly.
year were; William Manchester, graduate Library. Motorcyclists Tuskegee, with a predominately
Theodore Sorenson, Erich Fromm, use the arb for midnight scram- Negro enrollment of 3,000 stu-
Max Lerner. Michael Harrington, blin . althouah this activity has dents, is a private, co-educational

change originated in 1963. Uni-
versity faculty members exchanged
positions with their counterparts
as Tuskegee for part of a term.
The present system of exchanging
both faculty members and students
for an entire term developed by
the 1965 fall term, when 12 Tuske-
gee students came to the Univer-
sity campus.
Cultural exchanges have been
another outgrowth of the original
faculty trade.
Tuskege Institute is accredited
by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools. Graduate
programs are offered in the Col-
lege of Arts and Sciences, and the



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