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Non-Sectarian Meetings Give Students
Chance to Hear Noted Preachers
And Laymen Speak
Dr. Charles W. Gilkey, of the Hyde
Park Baptist church, Chicago, will
address the opening service of the
student's convocations to be held at
11 o'clock this morning in Hill audi-
torium. This is the first service of
the fall series of student's Sunday
morning convocations which are ar-
ranged by a special committee ap-
pointed by President Clarence Cook
Dr. Gilkey is one of the foremost
preachers of the country and is al-
ready known on the campus through
his appearance here two years ago
at a convocations service. At that
time his address aroused much com-
ment, and the committe~e on convo-
cations voted that Dr. Gilkey was the
most interesting speaker who had ad-
dressed the convocations audiences.
One of the leading sympathizers
with the youth movement today, Dr.
Gilkey has served for many years as
University preacher at some of the
foremost educational institutions in
the United States. Among the uni-
versities at which he has served in
this capacity are: Harvard, Yale,
Princeton, Chicago, Stanford and Pur-
due. Last winter he was one of the
featured speakers at the national
student's conference held in Milwau-
Topic Is "Refining Religion"
The topic-on which Dr. Gilkey willi
speak is "Refining Religion." It is
? expected by those who are familiar
with his work that the topic will have
much to do with the questions which
are raised by modern youth in re-
gard to religious beliefs and creeds
and that he will bring from the ques-
tion some answer to the many doubts
which assail the youthful mind.
Due to the fact that the present
organ in Hill auditorium is being re-
moved to make way for the new in-
strument which will soon be complet-
ed, there will be no prelu'de or post-
lude. Instead the men's glee club will
be present and will offer numbers
suitable to the service.
The opening of the new series of
convocations marks the following of
tihe idea that the students wished
some place where the service was
non-sectarian and where they might
listen to the views of world famous
speakers, both theological and lay.,
'ie success of the plan has been:
marked by the, ever-increasing crowds
that have attended and by the com-
nient which the remarks of many of
the speakers have aroused on the
Program Announced
There are four speakers announced
for the fall series of onvocations and
Vans are being made to have a
spring series also, as in former years. '
The next sneaker on the fall series,
will be Rev. Charles R. Erdman of
the Presbyterian church of Princeton,
N. J.
The program for today's service is
as follows:
Ilymn............liver Holden
Prayer.................Dr. Gilkey
Offeratory, "Now Let Every
University of Michigan Glee Club
Address, "Refining Religion"

The Reverend Charles W. Gilkey, D.D.
(By Associated Press)
Illinois 15 Chicago 6:
Minnesota 27 Drake 6.
Oklahoma 26 Kansas 7.
Harvard 18 Brown 6.
Penn State 13 N.Y.U. 13.
Arnmy 18 Notre Dame 0.'
Yale 14 Princeton 6.
Ohio State 61 Dennison 6.
Iowa 16 Wisconsin 0.
Indiana 1 Northwestern 7



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Indiana. ......
Chicago .........
Purdue ..........
Wisconsin .......
Northwestern .
Iowa ...........





Thirteen winners of scholarship
prizes of $100 each were announced
last night by the Board in Control of
Student Publications. The winners of




Jim iller.
Who piloted the Maize and Blue
team to victory in yesterday's contest
with the Navy. In addition to mak-
ing long runs around the midshipmen,
he pushed one of the touchdowns
over the Navy's goal line. Miller was
in practically every play until he was
replaced by Hoffman late in the game.
Former Burns' Investigator Testifies
In Behalf, Of Prosecution In
Sinclair Case


(By Associated Press)


WASHINGTON, Nov. 12-Testimony
that the Burns Detective agency fab-
ricated reports for use if the defense
in the Fall-Sinclair conspiracy case
decided that a mistrial was necessary
was presented today to the jury in-
vestigating the surveillance. of the
trial jurors.
It was furnished by one of Burns'
own operators, who, since Oct. 24
had been assisting the government in
weaving a net about William J.
Burns, his son, W. Sherman Burns,
and more than a dozen detectives
sent here at the behest of Henry Ma-
son Day, one of Harry F. Sinclair's-
confidential associates.
. This operative is William J. Mc-
Mullin, of Philadelphia, a world war
veteran, and known to Burns and his
men as William V. Long, with the
code designation of L-36. He swore
that those directing the jury shadow-
ing operations required him to swear
to a false affidavit on which William
J. Burns based his charge of jury
tampering by government agents and
which was presented to the oil trial
judge, Justice Frederick L. Siddons,)
by counsel for Burns.
McMullin declared that at the, time
the affidavit was presented, the eld-
er Burns, founder of the detective
agency, knew that it was false. This
affidavit had to do with the alleged
activities of Harris R. Lamb, a special,
assistant to the attorney general,
whom, McMullin declared was never
shadowed for even a moment.
Some of the high lights in McMul-
lin's whole story weredmade public by
District Attorney Gordon after form-
er Governor Pinchot of Pennsylvania
had appeared before the grand jury

Red Painted Horde Uses Strategy To
Wrest Flag From Verdant
Freshman Troop
Biting, clawing, and battering their
way to victory over the tender year-
lings, the sophomore class'of the Uni-
versity tookthe measure of the green
smeared freshmen in the annual fall
games held yesterday morning at South
Ferry field. The final score was 3-2
in favor of the class of '30, though
the not too decisive victory was gain-
ed only after one of the bitterest un-
derclass battles in years.
The verdant class of '31, more than
500 strong, was first on the field short-
ly after 9:30. The. sophomores, after
keeping their opponents waiting in the
cold blasts of the field of combat for
about half an hour, strode on to the
scene at 10 o'clock. Both classes were
resplendent in their war paint-the
sophomores red and the freshmen
green, and both exhibited alleged
bands for the edification of the assem-
bled multitude, which numbered near-
ly 1,000 persons.
Sophomores Score First
The sophomores started with a rush,
and though outnumbered by more
than 100 men they swept through the
first two events in decisive fashion.
The first contest on the program, the
pillow fight, gave the second year men
their first point when four of the
freshmen were dethroned from the
saw-horses, while only three sopho-
mores descended before the onslaughts
of their freshmen antagonists. Two
of the fights ended in ties, both men
refusing. to give way -in the eight min-
ute period.
With one point tucked safely under
their belts or suspenders or whatever
they wore, the red faced sophomores
entered the second contest, the cane
spree, with even more zeal. Nine
husky freshmen werecompletely in-
adequate to stem the rising tide of the
sophomores, and full flushed w.ithi
victory, the red men swept through the
cane spree like a hurricane. Out of
the nine individual cane spree con-
tests, the sophomores took five, while
the green youths managed to
wrest only two of the canes away
from their antagonists. Two of the
contests ended in ties, one of them be-
ing between the captains of the two
classes, Walter Crego, '30, and Law-
rence Rogers, '31.f
Another Point Added
This added another point to the
mounting total of the sophomores, and
gave them two out of the total of five
points. The last 'event on the pro-
gram was the flag rush, with the
freshmen defending three poles and
each flag counting one point. It was
only by artful guile that the sopho-
mores were able to gain the single
flag that spelled victory for them.
The trick that won the games for
the sophomores was a brilliant piece
of strategy. The freshmen gathered'
around the three poles to defend the
flags, whi'le the sophomores withdrewI
to connive. Of a sudden a wave of1
red sophomores, with terrific whoops
and cheers, swept down from the west,

Illinois Makes Best Possible Showing<
With The Low Score Of 15 And
Fast Time Of 26:571
(Special to The Daily)
CHAMPAIGN, Nov. 12.-Illinois won
the annual triangular cross-country
with Michigan and Ohio today scoring
15 points to, 54 for Michigan and 63
for Ohio.
It was the smallest score ever run
up by any winner of this meet, as six
Illinois men came across.. the finish
line at the end of the 4 1-2 mile grind
tied for first place in the fast time
of 26 minutes, 57 seconds. Only one
man threatened to break up the com-
bination of Illinois runners, Monroe
of Michigan who came in seventh,
some 50 yeards behind the leaders.
The fast pace set by the winners
team killed off many of the runners
early in the race. The first mile was
run in 4:47, the time at the two-mile
mark was 10:15 and at the three-mile
mark, 15:15.
The Michigan men and their plac-
es follow:1
Monroe, 7th; Wuerfel, 9th; Wells,
12th; (counted in 11th place because
of 7th Illinois runner finishing ahead
of him); Jessen, 14th; (got points for,
13th place for same reason); Carlson,
16th, but got place points for 14thl
since eighth Illinois runner finished'
in 15th place. Ponzer, Novak, Moon-
eyham, Fairfield, McElwee, and Ab-
bott tied for first place, while Stine1
came 11th and Meyer 15th. Donnell
'was the only Ohio man to come close
to the leaders, taking 8th place. I
The Illinois runners took the lead
at the start and held it to the fin-
The annual Western Conference
cross country meet will be held in,
Ann Arbor next Saturday morning,
when all the universities of the Big
Ten will send teams to compete for1
the Conference title. y
As fine a collection of stones as
has ever been assembled in the state
of Michigan was received &t the;
Museum this week. It was bequeathed,
to the University by the will of thef
late H. C. Moore of Flint.
Wilbert B. Hinsdale, Custodian J
Michigan Archaeology, said of this.,
collection of more than three hun-'
1 dred stones: "It represents all phases
of Michigan archaeological stages an ;
is perhaps the finest personal col-l
lection in the state."c

U.,1V, ul...0.1V; 1111. J , geth lso ndup v y er.A
and Marian L. Welles, '28, editorial g hoUes opened up everywhere. An
staff of The Daily. idea of the type of game displayed
may be gained from the fact that the
Wolverines punted only once in the
second half and five times in the
whole contest while the Middies only
booted the ball on six occasions.
Michigan displayed the greatest
MIETINGrunnmng attack a Maize and Blue
eleven has had in years, scoring ev-
Interfraternity Group To Meet Tomor- ery one of her four touchdowns on
row In Union For Regular smashes at the line following a ser-
Monthly Session ies of running plays. Rich bucked ov-
er for two touchdowns in the first
TO PRESENT BAN PROTEST period while Miller slashed off tackle
for a third one and Oosterbaan plung-
ed for the final one. Navy's scores,
All ftraternities are urgedto Itend too, came on runs. Lloyd sprinted 85
delegates to the meeting of the Inter- yards to start the Middies off while
fraternity council at 4:30 o'clock to- their second touchdown came after a
morrow afternoon in room 304 of the yr d arch
Union. 69 yard march.
It is requested that each fraternity Passes Play Small u art
elect a regular delegate to attend the Passing played a strictly suardin-
meeting, in accordance with the reso- ate-part, the total ground gained by
lution passed at the meeting of Oct. air being only 100 yards as compared
10, as important matters will come with nearly 500 yards by runnng.
under discussion. Miller> was the principal ground gain-
Among the questions to arise before er for Michigan, while Lloyd and
the group at the meeting Monday, the Ransford played similar roles for the.
most important is concerned with the Middies. Ransford was not sent into
protest against the auto ban. At the the game until the second half, and
last meeting of the council a resolu- the Wolverines may consider them-
tion was passed condemning the selves fortunate in this for the shifty
Regent's complete ban and requesting little halfback was a sure ground
some modification. This resolution ( gainer and a menace at all times.
was given to a committee,. composed The Wolverines got off to a fast
of John H. Glover, '28, Douglas F. start producing a touchdown within
Doubleday, '28, and J. A. Roesch, '28. the first five minutes of play. Moret
This group has placed the resolution punted poorly after Navy failed to
in the final form for presentation to advance, the ball going out of bounds
the Board of Regents. on Navy's 34 yard line. On a triple
According to Wayne Schroeder, '28, pass, Gilbert took the oval around
president of the council, the question right end for 8 yards. After Rich
of deferred pledging will again be added another yard, Jim Miller gave
considered at this meeting. Delayed Michigan a first down on the Middy
pledging has been under .the consid- 24 yard line.
eration of the council for the past Gilbert again carried the ball on
year and it is hoped that this year a deceptive play, this time reeling off
some ultimate decision will be reach- 6 yards at left end following a lat-
ed in the matter. This matter has eral pass. Navy took time out, but
been sponsored by J. A. Bursley, dean Miller kept the rush going by secur-
of students, for some time and he ing first down on the 16 yard stripe,
takes especial interest in this phase Oosterbaan plunged for four more
of the Interfraternity council's work. yards and Rich hit the line for first
' The regular annual dues of $5 from down on Navy's four yard mark.
each fraternity are due at this meet- Rich Carries Ball
ing. Any house not paying these dues Rich tore like a madman, fighting
becomes liable to expulsion from the his way to within a foot of the goal
council. line, and he plunged over the center
1 TIF L MU IC 1of the line for the touchdown on the
ENTIFUL U Cnext play. Gilbert, assisted by Miller,
L GAME SIDELIGHTS kicked the goal for the extra point.
After hesitating momentarily, the
pole while the Michigan band entered, Wolverines began a second assault on
playing the "Victors." Joined to- the Navy line recalling the sure at-]
gether, the two bands united to play tack displayed by the 1925 Michigan
together "The Star Spangled Banner." team against the Midshipmen. -Clif-
Between the halves, the visiting ton fumbled an'd Nyland recovered on
band played first and formed a the invaders' 27 yard line. The drive
NAVY in front of the Navy section. halted, however, when Bagdanovich
The 'Varsity band next took the field broke through and recovered a fum-
and made a block "M" in front of the ble by Gilbert on Navy's 10 yard line.
east side stands, and then reversed Gilbert returned a short punt to
and made another block "M" in front, his opponents' 33 yard line, and after
of the cheering section while it play- Miller failed to gain, he again took
ed "The Yellow and Blue." the ball on a deceptive play and raced'
While the bands were going through 24 yards to place the ball eight yards
their maneuvers, several make-believe from Navy's goal. Again making use

the scholarships are those who have
maintained an average of B or better
while working for four or more se-
mesters on any student publication.
Those to whom the scholarships
were awarded follow:
Charles E. Behymer, '28, editorial
staff of The .Daily; Margaret H. Breer,
'28, business staff of the Michigan-
ensian; Philip C. Brooks, '28, editorial
staff of The Daily; Jo H. Chamberlin,
'28, editorial staff of The Daily;
Thomas J. Dougall, '28, editorial staff
of the Michiganensian; James T. Her-
ald, '28, editorial staff of The Daily;
Milton Kirshbaum, '28, editorial staff
of The Daily; Ellis B. Merry, '28. edi-
torial staff of The Daily; Phyllis
Richards, '28, editorial staff of the
Gargoyle; C. E. Robinson, Jr., '28E,
business staff of the Gargoyle;
Thomas E. Sunderland, '28, business
staff of The Daily; Vincent C. Wall,
IJr. '28, editorial staff of The Daily;


Flashing a most powerful and effective running attack built to a
great extent around Jim Miller, field general, the Wolverines loosed
their big guns and sank the none too submissive Naval Academy gun-
boat yesterday in the new Michigan stadium by a 27-12 score to
avenge the loss suffered at the hands of the Midshipmen a year ago.
A capacity crowd of 87,000 witnessed the encounter in the numbing
cold of an otherwise perfect football day.
The entire game was featured by spectatcular offensive play on
the part of both Michigan and Navy but neither could boast, of much
in the way of defense, the forward walls being walls in name only as

Yardage gained from scrimmage:
Michigan, 236; Navy, 248.
Individual gains from scrim-
mage: (Michigan) Miller, 117;'
Gilbert, 65; Rich, 18; Puckle-- I
wartz, 19; Oosterbaan, 11; |
k Hoffman, 7. (Navy) Lloyd, I
120; Ransford, 70; Clifton, 33;
I Miller 18; Bauer, 7.
| Yardage gained by passes:
Michigan, 63; Navy, 40.
I Incompleted Passes: Michigan,
| 8; Navy, 5.
Intercepted Passes: Michigan, {
0; Navy, 3.
First Downs: Michigan, 14;
I Navy, 12.
Penalties: Michigan, 35; Navy, I
Average distance of punts:
Michigan, 38; Navy, 24.
heart, and the battle was waged on
fairly even terms for the remainder
of the game, no scoring taking place
in the second period. Mainly through
the efforts of Lloyd and Clifton, the
Middles marched to the 14 yard line
but an incomplete pass over the goal
line ended the attack. After a see
saw, the Wolverines again opened up
and had the ball on their opponents'
12 yard line as the half ended.
Lloyd Punted Poorly
Soon after the second half opened,
Lloyd punted poorly and Michigan
was on her way again, going steadily
for 42 yards and touchdown.
Miller, Puckelwartz and Rich al-
ternated at carrying the ball until
Miller made first down on Navy's 5
yard line. The Michigan field general
then tore through left tackle, running
across the goal line standing up
On the first play called by the in-
vaders after Gilbert's kickoff. "Elusive
Louie" intercepted a pass from Lloyd
and established his right to that title
by racing 30 yards to Navy's 30 yard
stripe. Drives by Miller and Puckel-
wartz netted 6 yards and the Wolver-
ines still had four to go after Puckel-
wartz' incomplete pass to Gilbert.
miller Gains
On fourth down with Gilbert in po-
sition to place kick, Miller snatched
the. ball and tore around the left
side of his, line for 22 yardstbefore
he was forced out of bounds on the
3 yard line. Rich gained two, and
Capt. Oosterbaan carried the ball ov-
er for his first score on a plunge.
Following this, Navy opened up an
attack which. was not stopped until
the Middies had marched 69 yards to
a touchdown with Lloyd and Clifton,
supported by the clever little Rans-
ford, contributing heavily. Ransford
made the score on a thrust from the
4 yard line.
The fourth period passed without a
score but found Navy and Michigan
both tearing off tackle. Navy, led by
diminutive but effective Shag Rans-
ford, made things miserable for the
Wolverines several times but could
not score. One drive ended on a
grounded pass across the Maize and
Blue goal line.
(Continued on Page Six)
Dr. Dixon Ryan Fox, professor of
American History at Columbia uni-
versity, will deliver a series of two

to tellthat iMicMullin nadvoluntarily on the nearest pole. - As went the goat, so went the Navy.
come to him on Oct. 24, seven days . At least that was the way it happened
after the Teapot Dome trial started, The freshmen, guileless and inno- throughout the first half, but during
and explained what the Burns men cent, hastened to the defense of the the second half "Sailor Horns" lost in-
were unlertaking to do. besieged flag, and when their principal terest and only when the Navy made
Pinchot reported immediately to forces had been drawn off of the other ts and oyhen the Has made
immedatelyto .its second touchdown did His Goat-
Owen J. Roberts, official government two poles the main body of the sopho- ship take any interest in anything but
oil counsel, and plans were then laid mores swooped down from the norththe nice turf of the Michigan sta-
to trap the private operatives. Under taking the flag from the center pole diem. The two mascot wolverines of
orders of the government, McMullin with scarcely a struggle. the Michigan team growled and paced
continued to serve with the Burns This victory gave the sophomores their cage during the game and paced
agency and the story of how he and the extra point that they needed to slight attention to anything else that
the government prosecutors outwitted win the games, and though the fresh- was going on. However, they were
the Burns men, including William J. men successfully defended the remain- the only thing that made the snow-
Burns himself, reads almost like a ing two poles in a bitter struggle, the white Navy creature take an interest
moving picture scenario. best they could do was garner the re- for when they were brought onto the
As Gordon told the story in the pres- maining two points to prevent a shut- field at the beginning of the game,
ence of Pinchot and McMullin, the ouwt victory by the class of '30. the goat which had been clipping the
Philadelphia man, who formerly was This is the third consecutive vic- turf immediately made for them and
an insurance adjustor, was employed tory that the present sophomore class ( fell in line behind them as if trained
by the Burns agency on October 13, has won in inter-class contests, having for the line of march.
and sent here on October 18, after the defeated the class of '29 in both the The music was furnished by 175
oil trial jury had been sworn in. fall and spring games last year while pieces of band. The South high school
still only freshmen. The freshmen band of Grand Rapids proved why it
ILLINOIS GRID MEN class this year is smaller than it has was considered one of the best secon-
been for several years past,, but in idary school bands in the country from
DEFEAT Aspite of this fact the freshmen' out- the first minute that they marched
numbered the men of '30 by about 100, onto the field through their exercises
(ny Associated Press) as is customary in these events. in which they took the part of the
ILLINOIS STADIUM, Champaign, Russel Sauer, '28, was chairman of Navy band, until they left the field at

ships took the field and after one of
them had shown as much inclination
to fight as the German navy in the
last war, it was cornered and a battle
was fought. Broadsides blazed andl
finally one ship went down amid
cheers from the other ships and the
spectators. The battle was similar to
those in Chicago in that it made no
difference in which direction they
fired just so it hit someone.
During the last half only one not-
able event occured to lend excitement,
outside the game. A puppy dog, de-
sirous of making a bid for fame, ran

of her famous scoring play, a lateral
pass Oosterbaan to Gilbert, the Wol-
verines carried the ball to the one
yard line. On the next play Rich hurl-
ed himself over the center of the line
and Gilbert made the score 14-0 a!
moment later by kicking the goal.
On the first play after Gilbert's
kickoff, Whitey Lloyd, big rangy and!
versatile halfback, brought Navy sup-
porters to their feet by breaking
through the Wolverine line and run-
ning 85 yards for a touchdown on
the most spectacular play of the

Pennsylvania 27 Columbia 0.
Dartmouth 53 Cornell 7.
Amherst 7 Williams 6.
W and J 19 Bucknell, 3.
Syracuse 13 Colgate 13.




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