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Page Eight
Long wait over for
'U' football fanatics

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

>aturday, September 8, 191:

FILN BUFFS!

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By SUE STEPHENSON
The time was 7:15 yesterday
morning.
The place was. State St.
THE SCENE was hundreds of
students, cacooned in sleeping
bags, sweat-shirted and clutch-
ing steaming cups of coffee, or
playing cards on a blanketed
sidewalk while they waited pa-
tiently in line, not for the regis-
tration of their classes, but for
their football tickets.
The first group of 46 people
in line were from the Alpha
Sigma Phi fraternity. Since 8
p.m. Monday, almost 84 hours,
they had camped outside Yost
Fieldhouse, with visions of 50-
yard-line seats dancing in their
heads as they curled up in their
tents.
However, after 21/2 days, the
Ann Arbor city police ordered
the tents to be taken down.
"They said it violated some city
ordinance about temporary hous-
ing," commented Jim Francis,
Grad.
"AL RENFREW, the new
ticket director, has been very
cooperative," added Cliff Lane,
Grad. "He said he was sorry we
had to take the tents down and
if the weather became incle-
ment, he said he'd see about
opening Yost Fieldhouse up and
allowing us to stay in there."
Traditionally, the first group in
line patrols the line, taking roll-
calls every hour or so and check-
ing to make sure that there is
one body present for every four
tickets. Alpha Sigma Phi lived
up to this tradition.
Orderliness in the line was
maintained by Dick McGee, "the
cop of the week."
LAST YEAR several students
from the dental school were first

in line. This year the "tooth
fairies," as they are known by
their comrades on the line, were
sixth.
"Last year we were in line by
Wednesday afternoon," said a
slightly disappointed Mike Sharp,
74, "so this year we thought we
ought to be out 24 hours earlier.
But we wound up sixth anyway.
I guess everybody knows it's a
super team and with the Stan-
ford and Ohio State games," he
added with a shrug of his shoul-
ders, "I guess everybody turned
out."
However, all was not hardship
for the football fanatics. Thurs-
day evening a television was
brought to the sidewlak snoozers
and the crowd watched the
Miami Dolphins-Dallas Cowboys
game. "A great game," quipped
Fred Metzger, Grad.
ALSO, PIZZA Bob's restaurant
distributed free pizas up and
down the line and the athletic
department joined in the festive
spirit with a donation of three
cases of pop.
Finally at 8:30 a.m. the doors
to the ticket office open and
people bearing rolled-up sleeping
bags and blank stares, begin t
slowly progress to their final
goal, leaving behind them heaps
of beer cans, pizza boxes, wine
bottles and crumpled styrofoam
coffee cups along the sidewalk.
. There was no pushing and
shoving.
BRIAN ZEMACH, Grad, ex-
pressed second thoughts about
his long vigil for choice seats.
"This is a heck of a thing to go
through for a 4-6-1 season."
And Grant Trigger, 74, group
leader for the Bursley dorm sen-
ior block tickets simply shook his
head and said, "I'm going to get
an ulcer from this yet."

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MEMBERS OF THE faithful pass the time away by reading, talk-
ing and sleeping as they wait for the season's first football tickets
to go on sale. The first group in line waited for nearly 84 before re-
ceiving their coveted prize-fifty yard line seats. I

Photo by DAVID MARGOLICK

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