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VOL. LI. No. 9. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1940 Z-323

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By Taming Tigers,
In Pitching Duel

Two Tallies In Seventh
Defeat Newsom, 21;
DerringerPitches Win
Deciding Run Sent
Across By Myers
CROSLEY FIELD, Cincinnati, Oct.
8.-(P)-The heroic Cincinnati Reds
surged from behind in the seventh
inning today to tame the Detroit
Tigers 2 to 1 and win the 1940 World's
Championship of baseball behind the
dead-game hurling of lion-hearted
Paul Derringer.
The National League's first tri-
umph since 134 was a throbbing
struggle that stirred the blood of
everyone of the 26,800 spectators at
the seventh and deciding game of
the World Series.,
Derringer and bulging Buck New-
som, each of whom had worked in
two 'previous series installments,
waged as tight a battle as two cap-
able and courageous hurlers ever
could throw at each other and for
some time it seemed the outcome
might hinge on one error by an
outstanding fielder of the series.
In the third inning Bill Werber,
the Reds' valiant third baseman,
made a wild throw to first and let
in the Tigers' only run-an unearned
tally that kept the Reds stewing un-
til they finally burst their bonds in
the seventh for the winning runs.
The home town fans, hoping anxi-
ously for their first world champion-
ship since 1919 when the Chicago
"Black Sox" sold out to gamblers,
stood up to stretch in the seventh
and were still standing and shouting
encouragement when Frank (Buck)
McCormick bounced a terrific liner
against the high green wall in left
field, 380 feet from the plate.
Jim Ripple Doubles
Then red-haired, freckled Jimmy
Ripple shot the first pitch against
the screen in front of the right field
bleachers, 370 feet away,, and McCor-
mick crossed the plate with the tying
run.
No team is any better at getting
home one vital run than the Reds,
and Manager Bill McKechnie maneu-
vered the winning tally with as much
care as he ever exercised.
He had catcher Jim Wilson lay
down a sacrifice bunt to bring Ripple
to third. He put in big Ernie Lom-
bardi to pinch hit for Eddie Joost
and, when Manager Del Baker rushed
out of the dugout and ordered Lom-
bardi intentionally walked, Lonnie
Frey was sent in to run for "Schnoz-
zle."
Little Billy Myers waited out a 3
and 1 count and then lifted a tre-
mendous fly that Barney McCosky
caught with his back against the
center field fence, 385 feet away,
Ripple racing home after the catch
with the crucial score.
Run Breaks Tension
That broke the tension of the
series' tightest game and one of the
most memorable in many years. It
was the perfect climax to the first
million dollar series since 1937 and
the first to go seven games since the
St. Louis Cardinals beat these same
Detroit Tigers in 1934.
Once ahead the Reds were im-
pregnable. Derringer was nicked for
a single by Charley Gehringer at the
start of the eighth, but he retired
the next six batters in order and in
the last inning while McKechnie had
both Bucky Walters and Joe Beggs
warming up in the bull pen, Derrin-
ger didn't let the Tigers hit the ball
out of the infield.
He should have won by a shutout,
but the early part of the game was
packed with unusual plays and situ-
ations and one of them unravelled
from the wrong end for the Reds.
Sullivan Hits Single
Billy Sullivan, the Detroit catcher,
started the trouble in the third in-

ning by beating out a grounder along
the first base line ahead of Frank
McCormick's throw to Derringer.
Newsom sacrificed him to second and,
after Dick Bartell popped up, Mc-
Cosky walked.
Then Gehringer smacked a sizzling
grounder toward third and Werber
just knocked it down. He threw bad-
ly to first and before McCormick
could recover the ball, Sullivan raced
home and easily beat the belated
throw.

Hero Of Finale.

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164 Workers
Chosen To Act
OnDraftPanel
Williains Appointed Board
Executive For Registryr
Of Qualifying Students
Staff To Be Ready
For Register Day
Selective service registration day.
Wednesday, Oct. 16, will find a staff
)f 164 University draft board Workers
prepared to take charge of recording
iata pertaining to approximately
4,900 eligible students.
Dr. Robert L. Williams, assistant
University registrar who was recent-
y appointed to the position of special
Iraft board administrator by Mrs.
Luella Smith, Washtenaw County

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Members Of Faculty Express
Support For Michigan Forum
By ROBERT SPECKHARD a large gap in Michigan student
Tomorrow will see the inaugura- life."
tion of a series of student debates on Prof. Mentor L. Williams of the
current issues sponsored by the Stu- Department of English: "The need
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I ent benaLe in conjuncLion wihI the
League, Union and Daily. Following
are the comments of several faculty
men on the formation of the Student
Forum as the project is called:
Prof. James K. Pollock of the De-
partment of Political Science: "I

Aerk, has machinery ready to begin, heartily approve of the plan spon-I

PAUL DERRINGER
Center Invites
700 To First
OpenMeeting
Dr. Nelson To Act As Host
At International Group's
Annual Reception Today
International Center will hold its
annual Open House from 8 to 11 a.m.
today. All foreign students in the
University and their friends are in-
vited to meet faculty members and
other foreign students.
As one of the main social events
of the Center more than 700 invita-
tions have. been issued to students
and faculty to the informal meeting,
Dr. Raleigh Nelson, director of the
Center, announced. The open house
will be conducted 4s a homing for
former students and a reception to
the new students from abroad.
Acting as official hosts will be
Professor and Mrs. Nelson, assisted
by members of the staff, student cab-
inet members, and faculty.
Advisers to foreign students of the
University's schools and colleges who
will attend are Prof. W. Carl Rufus
of the graduate school and Mrs. Ru-
fus, Prof. E. C. Goddard of the law
school, Prof. Malcolm Soule of the
medical school, Charles Sponner of
the engineering school.
Prof. George E. Carrothers of the
School of Education, Prof. Dudley
M. Phelps of the School of Business
Administration, Prof. Charles M. Da-
vis of the literary college, Prof. Wal-
ter V. Marshall of the College of Ar-
chitecture, and Dean Byrl Bacher,
adviser to foreign women.
Sophomores and second semes-
ter freshmen who are interested
in trying out for the advertising
staff of The Michigan Daily, are
asked to come to the Student Pub-
lications Building at 4 o'clock to-
day.

action at 7 a.m., taking charge of the
registration of out-of-town students.
His assistants in the various
schools and colleges of the Univer-
sity were appointed yesterday, and
150 volunteer draft workers were
named yesterday. completing the
University group which wil cooper-
ate wi h cit.? rid county officials in
administration of the first part of
the selective service act's clauses.
Assist - 0sSelected
A stan draft registrars for the
University are Assistant Dean L. S.
Woodburne, literary college; Prof.
J. H. Cissel, engineering college; Miss
Joyce W. Stanchfield, Medical School;
Prof. Laylin James, Law School; Prof.
F. D. Ostrander, Dental School.
Prof. W. V. Marshall, architecture
school; Miss Marian McLellan, edu-
cation school; Miss Dorothy Shap-
land, School of Business Administra-
tion; Prof. Shirley Allen, forestry
school; Mr. T. H. Kincead, music
school; Assistant Deans W. B. Rae'
and C. T. Olmsted, Graduate School,
and Mr. A. B. Cook, University Hos-
pital.
Places Undetermined
Although definite plans for places
of registration have not yet been
completed by Doctor Williams and his'
assistants, they have set registration
hours for students at 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Students should try to register be-
tween 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., however, in
order to spare the 150 volunteer
workers from extra hours of workc,
Registrar Williams emphasized yes-
terday afternoon.
Students who are residents of Ann
Arbor will register in their regular
voting precincts.
All students who register with the
University board will come under
the draft quotas of their home cities.
Selective service information obtained
here through registration will be for-
warded to state capitals for applica-
tion to registration data of individual
cities.
Although deans of the various
schools and colleges have been sup-
plied with information as to the
number of their students eligible for
registration, any student may return
to his home for registration.
Daily Wishes Calendars
All organizations recognized by the
University are requested to turn in
a calendar of their weekly activities
to the Index Editor of The Daily by
Friday noon of each preceding week.

sored by leading student organiza-
tions to provide the Michigan cam-
pus with an adequate student forum.
We have needed such an institution
for a long time and Ia frequent, reg-
ular opportunity for.open discussion
of important public questions will fill
London, Berlin
Report Heaviest
Raids Of War,

RAF Strikes At
Invasion Bases
Loose Mighty

Coastal:
; Nazis
Assault

(By The Associated Press)
Thirty areas of London-perhaps
more-were reported bombed early
today in one of the mightiest aerial
assaults yet launched against the
city.
Twenty other axeps throughout
England also were said by unofficial
observers to be under attack-both in
Southeast England and in the West
country.
This new and t-inendous bom-
bardment of London started early
last night as the peak of violence to
yesterday's raids byhbombers which
flew so high as to be unseen, their
explosives filling many a street with
tragic debris and leaving civilians
dead in the litter of ancient buildings
n the center of the city.
Nazi Bases Hit
The Royal Air Force strucK at Ger-
man invasion bases on the French
coast again early today in an attack
lighting the continentalicoastline
from Calais to Boulogne with spout-
ing flames.
Searchlight beams and anti-air-
craft shells were tossed skyward by
German coastal batteries in an ef-
fort to beat off the attack. The Brit-
ish bombers, keeping to their task,
dropped flares to guide them to their
targets.
The air ministry said more than
100 bombs were dropped in just one
part of the Berlin raid-an attack
on three main power stations in
Berlin.
In Berlin it was reported that Ger-
man raiders in the last 24 hours had
answered last night's British raid on
Berlin by dumping on London 40
times the ten tons of bombs which
fell on the German capital, informed
military sources reported tonight.
Ten Tons Of Bombs Dropped
These informants said the British
dropped 10 tons of bombs on Berlin
in their heaviest raid of the war and
that the 40-for-i Nazi reply was di-
rected at the London area.
The hail of explosive steel aimed
at the British capital recalled Adolf
Hitler's threat on Sept. 4 that: "If
the British Air Force drops 3,000 to
4,000 kilogram bombs, we will drop
in one night 180,000 to 200,000, 400,-
000 and more kilograms."
ASU Will Discuss
Conscription Issue
Discussion will center about the
question of what is the real signifi-
cance of conscription at the first
meeting of the Michigan chapter of
the American Student Union at 8
p.m. today in the Union.
The setting of the meeting will be
radio station P-E-A-C-E where Mr.
ASU will be queried by Mrs. Student
on different phases of the conscrip-
tion program.
The-program will be followed by
general debate from the floor. All
thn interested in expressing their

was never greater for an organiza-
tion like the newly formed Michigan
Forum. At a time when freedom of
expression is being discouraged, or
actually curbed in some universities,
it is all the more important that stu-
dents at Michigan support this me-
dium for free discussion."
Prof. Arthur Smithies of the De-
partment of Economics: "I sincerely
hope that the Michigan Forum will
be a success. By modeling the Forum
to some extent on the Oxford Union,
the organizers are emulating one of
the mostnsuccessfuldinstitutions of
its kind in the world.
"The Oxfora UOnon does not at-
tract a large proportion of the stu-
dent body but it does have every
shade of student opinion well repre-
sented. If the Michigan Forum can
attract a modest number of active
and representative members I am
sure that it will lay the foundations
of an institution that will be very
significant in the University.
"I cannot emphasize too strongly
how important it is, especially at the
present time,. to have expression of
student opinion representative of the
whole student body. By supporting
the Forum I believe students can
render a distinct service not only to
themselves but also to the Univer-
sity."
Because of circumstance Assistant-
Dean Lloyd S. Woodburne of the
Literary College and Director of the
Honors Program was unable to pre-
pare a formal statement, but he was
vigorous in his conviction that the
Forum should provide rigorous and
concise exposition of the issues in-
volved.
Wolverine Fills
Two Vacancies
Lloyd Gibbs, '41, and Phil West-
brook, '43L, have been appointed to
the board of directors of the Mich-
igan Wolverine Student Cooperative,
John Scheibe, '42Med, president of
the Wolverine, announced yesterday.
The newly appointed men will re-
place Al Hafke, who graduated in
the spring, and Calvin Chamberlain,
'41L, who resigned recently. F. Ar-
thur Kepka, '41L, was elected vice-
president and secretary, the post
held by Chamberlain. Westbrook be-
came social director.,
Pheasant Disrupts Court
ANN ARBOR, Oct. 8.-IP)-Cir-
cuit Judge George W. Sample grant-
ed an unscheduled recess today in
the murder trial of Raymond White,
40, Ypsilanti Negro, when a cock
pheasant crashed through a court-
house windowand fluttered to the
floor. The bird, apparently un-
harmed, was shooed out of the room
and the case resumed.

WINSTON CHURCHILL
Illinois Game
To Highlight
Homecoming
Old rivalries and friendships will
be renewed when Bob Zuppke brings
his Illinois eleven here on Aomecom-
ing Day, Oct. 19.
All the campus fraterinties and
sororities are expected to decorate on
the day when the old grads will come
to town to see the Wolverines attempt
to crush the boys from Urbana who
played a large part in deflating the
Michigan football balloon last year.
The long-standing rivalry between
Zuppke and Fielding H. Yost will be
brought to a dramatic climax in this
homecomink game, for the players
have dedicated this season to the
"Grand Old Man."
Last year Lambda Chi Alpha won
first award with a display having a
slot machine theme. Michigan con-
ducted the game and other teams
were "taken" when they ventured to
participate.
Prizes will again be offered this
year to the most original displays.
They will be judged by a committee
headed by Jack Grady, '42, of the
Union executive staff, other members
of which will be named in the near
future. All sororities and fraterni-
ty members are urged to start think-
ing about the displays their houses
will, enter, Grady said.

Blocking Of Wheat Shipments To Ports
In Far East Is Seen As Answer To Ais;
Vanguard Units Of German Army Move
into Undefended Rumanian Oil Fields
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
LONDON, Oct. 8 - Winston Churchill scornfully' dared Germany or
Italy today to try to aid Japan "while the British and United States fleets
are in being.," and answered Japan's bargain with the Axis by ordering the
Burma "Road to Mandalay" reopened for war supplies to China.
With the accent on the Far East, the Prime Minister delivered an
hour-long report to Commons. Outside, and clearly audible in the steep old
chamber, the sirens howled, anti-aircraft guns rumbled and bombs fell.
It was a chronicle of both success and failure, for Churchill disclosed
disciplinary action already was under way against those whose "errors" con-
tributed to failure of the "Free French" expedition last month against Dakar.
He disclosed that on Oct. 17 the Burma Road to China will be thrown
- open to continued movement of sup-
efis xs- plies-at the expiration of a three-
Defie A~iSmonth agreement with Tokyo which,
Churchill said, was intended to per-
mit Japan and China time to find
a just and equitable settlement of
their long and deadly quarrel."
>N Concerning Dakar, Churchill laid
the blame for the expedition's failure
on the "mischievous" passage of
three Vichy cruisers and three de-
stroyers past Gibraltar to Senegal,
where they fought off the "Free
9 French" landing force of General
de Gaulle, supported by British war-
ships.

U.S. Hits
At Japan
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. - The
United States government, after
taking precautionary steps to get
Americans out of the Orient, today
cut off the flow of subsidized Amer-
ican wheat to Far Eastern ports,
most of which are controlled by the
Japanese.
Officials carefully refrained from
stating that this was another in the
series of stumbling blocks placed in
the way of Japan's march toward a
"anew order" in East Asia, but it was
generally considered to have'ethe
same general significance as the re-
cently ordered embargo of scrap
metal, useful in making munitions.
Ten million bushels of wheat or
wheat flour have been shipped to
Far Eastern ports since January 1
under a program in which the United
States grants export subsidies to en-
able exporters to compete in world
markets. Some of it went to the
Philippines (which were exempted
from today's order discontinuing the
subsidies) but much of it went to
Far Eastern ports. Asked whether
any of this wheat went to the Japan-
ese army in China, an official of the
agriculture department said he did
not know, but assumed so.
These developments occurred si-
multaneously with Britain's notice
to Japan that the Burma Road; would
be reopened for shipment of supplies
to China.
German Troops Begin
Occupation Of Rumania
BUCHAREST, Rumania, Oct 8. -
More than 4,000 German troops
crossed the Rumanian frontier to-
night as the mere vanguard, their
spokesmen said, of a larger force
coming here to defend the oil fields
and to train the Rumanian army to
"fight any kind of a war."
At about the same time, two Dan-
ube River barges loaded with anti-
aircraft guns and ammunition ar-
rived at Gieurgiu in charge of Ger-
man soldiers. They began at once
to transfer the equipment into 86
freight cars for transportation into
the oil fields.
German military sources declared
forces still to come would bring tanks,
planes, armored cars and anti- air-
craft artillery.
All this activity of the Nazi army
came at an hour when a diplomatic
crisis between Britain and Rumania
was developing, British Minister Sir
Reginald Hoare having already re-
quested an explanation of "the ap-
parent intention to garrison German
troops at strategic points" in the
rich Balkan kingdom.
But German officials denied any-
thing like a military occupation was
in view.
In some diplomatic circles it was
predicted Hoare's departure was im-
minent. Foreign observers saw little
l ikali i h theiiAn i ar,, nurn, aut

League's Brain-Child Produces
Acquaintance Club On Campus

By S. R. WALLACE
Lonely?
Well, this isn't an advertisement
of the Lonely Hearts Club nor out-
moded Dating Bureau, and any re-
semblance is purely coincidental!
But drop in at the newly-formed
Acquaintance Club operating from
2:30 to 4 p.m. Monday through Fri-
day in the Council Room of the
League, and have yourself a glimpse
of a unique, stream-lined organiza-
tion.
For the first time in this univer-
sity's history a general get-together
bureau has been formed for the pur-
pose of introducing prospective es-
corts to potential dates. The unusual
features involved, however, are the
dignity and propriety of the Ac-
quaintance Club's procedure and the
fact that wallflowers are not its
chief patrons.
For instance, let's follow Mr. Bab-
2it College, '42, through registration
red tape.
nehhi+ Pn+prC.h p O rmn i Rnnm

mits to an interview. ,
Your name, please? Your address?
Your home town? What are you ma-
joring in? Do you drink beer? Do
you smoke? Do you dance? Your
religion? And now, please, what type
of date do you prefer? This last
request usually elicits a ten-minute
response.
While Babbit is talking the com-
mittee notes the type of date he will
make, for the psychology behind
some of the 'questions is "keep him
talking." All information he pro-
vides is taken down and kept on
file-a file, incidentally, which is
definitely confidential, between the
applicant and the interviewing com-
mittee.
Babbit is then excused, and during
the next few days the committee
goes to work. When they find a suit-
able coed he is notified, given her
name and asked to call. When they
finally do meet for a coke date-all
Acquaintance Club dates are after-
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Sports Celebrities And Alumni
To Honor Coach Fielding Yost

By EMILE GELE
Celebrities such as Damon Run-
yon and Grantland Rice from the
sports world and famous University
alumni such as U.S. Senator Arthur
Vandenberg and Justice Frank Mur-
phy will join 1,940 other enthusiasts
in cheering for the "grand old man"
of all sports, Fielding H. Yost, at the
testimonial banquet to be held Satur-
day, Oct. 19, in Waterman Gymna-
sium.
Besides his fame as the coach of
the five point-a-minute football
teams which rolled up a total of 2,841
points to their opponents' 42, "Hurry
Up" Yost has gained national recog-
nition for the quality and size of the
athletic machine he has built during

house" in designating the indoor sta-
dium and he is justly proud of com-f
mitting to memory the names and ad-
dresses of all the letter men on the
University's 40 football teams.
A tribute to his enthusiasm and
influence in many years of Boy Scout
work is the fact that the only signed
article in the Boy Scout Handbook is
by Fielding H. Yost.
As athletic director, the "grand
old man" conceived and built many
of the structures and facilities that
make the University's $4,000,000 ath-
letic one of the largest, and most
complete in the world.
Included in the impressive list are
the Coliseum; Yost Field House with
its basketball and track facilities; the

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