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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1966

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Rivalr ySpa
By JON SISKIN 59th time in a series dating ba
to 1898, the oldest rivalry in co
So they're calling out the lege football annals. Tension, f
troops at East Lansing for Satur- some strange reason, has a ter
day's game, eh? Now wait a min- dency to run sky-high, and t1
ute. How could any level-headed, normally docile, apathetic fan
sensible citizen have any qualms often transformed into a ragir
about a silly, meaningless .football bundle of uncontrolled emotion.
game. Only Michigan and Mich- Off the Field Antics
igan State are playing, so there's Yes, this age-old disagreemei
A no conceivable reason to. get which will be re-enacted at Spa
excited. tan Stadium tomorrow, has caus
The Spartans and the Wolver- more than its share of extra-cu
Ines will be knocking heads for the ricular shenanigans. Over t
insights and insults
.CHUCK VETNER

rks Off-the-I
ck years horseplay has become the Volunteers patrolled the cam-
ol- rule rather than the exception, pus from early evening to mid-
or and the end is nowhere in sight. morn both Friday and Saturday
n- 1961 is a typical example. On to keep the damage to a minimum.
,he the Friday night preceding the Numerous attempts were made by
is clash, despite the fact that 750 Spartan enthusiasts to drive their
ng Michigan students with the sup- cars up onto the Diag, but they
port of the Ann Arbor police stood were prevented by barricades of
guard, eight prominent buildings stone benches and the invasion
n,, on the campus were swabbed by was halted.
r- some of MSU's budding Van And so the pattern continues.
ed Goghs. Just last year, East Lansing awoke
r- To add a little spice to the fes- one bright Saturday morning to

ield

expensive fun with the brand new
Harvard graduate library. They
sprayed the letters Y-A-L-E with
penetrating ink smack on the new
stone, and it cost a mere $1,000
to sandblast it out.
USC played a more ingenious
trick on their arch-rivals UCLAj
about five years ago. Some of the

ntics
these sorts of pranks will un-
doubtedly continue. After all, the
football 'players shouldn't have all
the fun.
Nothing seems too far-fetched
when two enemies do battle, es-
pecially Michigan-Michigan State,
so it just might be a wise idea to
have those troops out in full force

he

SOf Mice, MSU and Men
Everybody thinks the Michigan-Michigan State rivalry affects
more than the football team. This is quite true. Students often
attempt to destroy the neighboring instituion, to voice snide remarks
about the educational facilities of the opponent, even the bands give
a maximum effort to prove they possess the finest tubas in the state.
But all seem oblivious to the bitterest feud of all-the hatred of the
MSU cows for the Michigan mice, and vice versa.
Yesterday I interviewed both parties and found that Saturday's
game still stirs up the long standing mutual animosity.
I was easily able to find a mouse in the psychology depart-
ment. He was resting calmly after undergoing several blood
pressure tests.
You certainly don't seem very concerned about the game this
Saturday," I said.
"On the contrary," he replied. "There is nothing more pacifying
to my soul than the idea of putting those cows in their place."
"Then you aren't particularly fond of Michigan State cows, I
take it."
"Quite true. My little brother got a National Rodent Scholarship
to attend their school of veterinary medicine. He quit after the first
quarter. He just couldn't stand those intellectual barren beasts. Even
his short stay was too much for him to last without rebelling. He
protested against the newspaper they were putting in all the cages
and helped start a new one."
"Yes, I remember that incident last year. What elso do you
have against the cows up in Lansing?"
"The answer is really obvious. Look, I'm a football fan, but
I am able to put thesport in its place. I spend a good deal of
my time participating in vital research. To those creatures,
college is simply football, eating grass, and giving milk. And the
breed is so inferior. If the cow looks, strong, Michigan State will
take him. All he has to do is have four legs and moo. There's
simply no comparison between the admission policies of our
scientists and their farmers."
"Oh certainly it's not really that bad is it?" I asked.
"It most certainly is. I've been asked to be a guest experimental
subject there several times, and you wouldn't believe the conditions
there. Instead of classroomdfacilities, I had to go through my tests in
a barn. My, what cows can do to a University."
"Do you think we'll win the game this Saturday?"
"We certainly better. We have to get even with those con-
ceited cows. And make them regret stampeding through our
' 1r laboratory last year on the night before the game. What an
uncultured thing to do."
'Did you ever retaliate?"
"Well, I don't like to brag, but we put on a bosa nova record
during their pre-game milking. You've never seen anything like it."
"Thank you for your time," I concluded and raced over to East
Lansing. For some strange reason, the cows attempted to hide in the
shadows of the Education School buildings. But finally I tracked one
down, and still out of breath, asked, "Why didn't you want to talk
to me?"
Shyly the brawny beast replied, "Da . . . Duffy done told us
not to talk to no guys from da press. He's afraid we'll say. bad
things and hurt da team's chances."
"Just one question about the game with Michigan."
"Oh Michigan! Dose mice, I hate dem. Day think dere so smart.
Us cows are still discontented from dat samba music, and discon-
tented cows get mad. I can't talk to you no more."
And with that the cow lumbered on cleated hoofs toward a lush
green field which I later found out was called Spartan Stadium.

tivities, some enterprising students
from East Lansing tossed some
lye on the lawn of the Michigan
Union. Michigan fell far short of
matching these feats; only a Blue
M on an MSU statue could be at-
tributed to students from Ann
Arbor.
Strong Defense
In 1962, several Michigan un-
dergrads were injured as they
tried valiantly to protect several
buildings from a deluge of flying
bottles and eggs heaved by
"friendly" rivals.C
Losh, Weber
To Wolverin

discover a horde of bold, blue M's
dotting MSU's campus buildings.
This was the result of a "Hate
State" raid the previous night, one
of those little get-togethers which
attempts to promote good will and
peace between the two rival fac-
tions.
Would You Believe Yale?
Now, if you think Michigan and
Michigan State are the only two
schools who engage in this stuff,
check the records. A 'few years
back, some of Yale's upstanding
C scholars decided to have a little
Add Spice
Le Pep Rally

USC students managed to sneak on Saturday,
into a planning meeting of the ,n__y.
UCLA card section members. After
the meeting, the students of MSU NEWS:
Southern Cal changed the cards
around to a USC theme. On Sat-
urday, the thousands of fans who oo-e-e-y '.
expected to see the UCLA card
section perform saw them do just All Michigan State football
that, the only problem being that games are broadcast over the stu-
the cards showed off Southern Cal dent radio station. They are spon-
and not the Bruins. sored by the Animal Husbandry
College rivalry being what it is. Institute of Detroit.

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captain Jack Clancy last night at class sometimes."
a pep rally on the diag sponsored Chip Fuller and the rest of the
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Clancy, coach Bump Elliott, in some cheers.
Doc Losh, Wally Weber, and other For those of you in West and
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everyone s e e m e d enthusiastic It was only Sigma Chi paving its
about this Saturday's g a m e annual prayer before the Michigan
with Michigan State, as who isn't. State game; praying to its front
Doc Losh got the audience fired lawn tree, stuffed with toilet
up with one of her favorite poems, j paper. Let's hope everything works
and then Coach Elliott introduced for Saturday.

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