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VOL. LV, No. 11 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SUNDAY NOV. 12, 1944

PRICE FIVE CENTS

Leyte-Bound

Nippon

Troop

Ships

Sunk

Wolverines
Homecoming Crowd
Sees Varsity Win Again
Lund Strikes Initial ┬░Sigma Chi Takes
Blow; Weisenburger Honors for Display;
Scores in Later Drive Theta Women Win.

Upset

By DAVE LOEWENBERG
Associate Sports Editor
Striking for touchdowns in the
first and last quarters, Michigan kept
alive its Big Ten championship
hopes, as they blasted Illinois, 14-0,
in one of the hardest and cleanest
games of the year before a gathering
of 42,000 wildly cheering fans.
The Wolverines registered their
first score of the game, four minutes
after the opening kickoff. Ralph
Chubb, on the initial play of the tilt,
returned the pigskin to the 46 yard
stripe. Eugene Derricotte, in three
running plays, moved the ball to the
15 yard line. Two more plays picked
up two yards and then Don Lund
exploded over right guard for a first
down on the four yard line. Lund,
on the next play, went over standing
up and Joe Ponsetto added the extra
point. This touchdown drive 54 yards
in seven plays.
Michigan collected its second score
in the last quarter when Don Green-
wood, Illini back,,fumbled Jack Wei-
senburger's punt and Harold Watts,
Wolverine center, recovered on the
Orange and Blue 32 yard line.
Michigan Scores Again
Lund, in five thrusts at Eliott
forward wall, reached the 15. Wei-
senburger, on an off-tackle smash,
carried the ball to the three and twc
plays later Weiseinburger ski'ted left
end for the touchdown, with Pon-
setto again converting. This drive
netted 32 yards in nihe plays and
came with six minutes of 'playing
time still remaining.
Illinois made its most determined
threat late in the first quarter, when
they marched 70 yards to the Michi-
gan one foot line. This drive was
temporarily interrupted when Michi-
gan took possession on their own 33
yard line. However, Chubb's lateral
was recovered by Lou Agase on the
next play, and the Illini threatened
once more.
Claude "Buddy" Young, Illinois'
amazing speedster, spearheaded this
70 yird splurge by picking up 60
yards in ten tries. After Eddie Bray,
another of Illini's scatbacks,Bhad
driven to the one foot line, Bill
Butkovich, on the first play of the
second quarter, fumbled with Watts
(Continued on Page 6)
Chinese Admit
NtpyponlBreak
Into Kwe ilin
CHUNGKING, Nov. 11.-(A)-Es-
timating that 350,000 Japanese had
been flung into the sprawlin battle
for Kwangsi province, the Chinese
high command admitted tonight that
the enemy hal broken into Kweilin
and also was pushing a menacing
drive in the south toward important
Yungning (Nanning).
Resistance continued inside Kwei-
lin, Kwangsi capital and defense
pivot for southeast China, which
was penetrated Thursday night, the
high command said.
Liuchow, site of the last advance
American air base in southeast
China, still isrin Chinese hands, the
communique said. A U.S. 14th Air
Force communique detailed wide-
spread attacks in Hunan and
Kwangsi provinces.
(The Japanese high command
Saturday proclaimed the capture of
both Kweilin and Liuchow, which
Domei, enemy news agency, prev-
iously had reported taken. An im-

Twenty graves, a tepee, two agi-
tated Indians and a complacent but
virile Wolverine gave the Sigma Chi
fraternity first place honors in the
men's division of the homecoming
display judging yesterday.
Nineteen of the graves-leave-
covered mounds with markers nam-
ing the years-represented the nine-
teen times Michigan has thwarted Il-
linois since the team rivalry began
in 1898. An open grave, marked
with 1944 and a few spruce branches,
lay ready to acknowledge the Illi-
ni's 20th defeat at the hands of the
Maize and Blue, 14-0.
Champaign--That Way
One Indian Illini, after being heft-
ily kicked by the Wolverine, was hur-
tling in the general direction of an
arrow which announced, "Cham-
paign, 355 miles." His destination was
the tepee headquarters of the Illinois
tribe. In front of the tribe's wigwam
was a smouldering fire, complete with
war-dancing redskin who grunted,
"Ugh! Next year!"
"Criser, We're Behind You!"
shouted the sisters of Kappa Alpha
Theta. Their slogan was matched by
a bevy of coeds earnestly pushing a
(real) Chrysler automobile. The
novelty of the pun was enough to
make them winners in the women's
division, even though their feminine
competition was strong.
'Seventh Cross'
Seven and a half crosses decorated
the yard of the Alpha Delta Pi sor-
ority. Six of the crosses were filled
with effigies representing Michigan's
grid victims this season. The soror-
ity's slogan, "We Want Our Seventh
Cross Filled," (from the book of
similar title) was borne out in the
seventh cross, reserved for Illinois.
Upon each cross was a song title, rel-
ative to each game. On the Illinois
cross was "It Could Happen to You."
One very small cross pictured Indi-
ana, with the notation, "Just One
of Those Things."

Quota Topped
In Campus War
Chest Drive
Fund Totals $23,509
As Campaign Ends;
Campus Gives $1,362
Over the top by more than $500
with returns still coming in were the
results of the recent campus War
Chest drive, Prof. Harold M. Dorr,
director of the University campaign,
announced yesterday.
Totals reported thus far in the two-
sectioned drive from October 5-14
and October 28-November 4 show
that $23,509.26 was raised for the
Fund. Of this amount $1,361.86
came directly from the students.
"Because the disruption caused by
the break in semesters made this a
very difficult time to organize the
campaign, and because many stu-
dents had contributed to the War
Chest in their own home towns, the
amount that they turned in for the
Ann Arbor drive is highly gratifying,"
Prof. Dorr asserted.
Martha Cook Highest
Martha Cook Dormitory was high-
est both in amount and percentage
of individual returns, reporting
$141.47. Delta Delta Delta led the
sororities with $90.50. There were
student solicitors in each organized
residence, which for the women in-
cluded sororities ($422.93), converted
fraternities ($205.15), league houses
($79.96) and dormitories ($478.62).
The small number of organized men's
residences reported $101.01.
'Efficient Organization
"I was very well pleased with the
efficient manner in which the stu-
dents organized on so short a no-
tice," Prof. Dorr, who has been con-
nected with Community Chest activi-
ties for five years, added. "Credit
for the faculty co-operation is divid-
ed among the great many people
who worked faithfully under adverse
circumstances," he said.
"I wish to thank all those who so
generously supported the campaign,
and especially Profs. Kenneth Hance
and James Gault, who co-ordinated
the drive in the east and west divi-
sions of the campus, and Peggy Mor-
gan, '45, who led the student cam-
paign," he continued.

I ti0
Spirit of 'U'
To Prevail
At Kapers

Russian Troops
Resume Drive
On Budapest
Soviet, Columns Take
Ujszasz Rail Junction

14-0

Six Destroyers Hit
Second Enemy Attempt to Reinforce
Leyte Army Crushed in Ormoc Bay

By RAY CRONIN
Associated Press War Editor

Kampus Kapers which will be held 0O Expand W edge
at 7:30 p. in. Wednesday in Hill Audi-
torium will attempt to maintain the LONDON, SUNDAY, NOV. 12--E)P
campus enthusiasm generated over --Russian troops, resuming a power-
this homecoming weekend. ful drive southeast of besieged Buda-
Hailed as an all campus show for pest, yesterday moved to within 43
all he ampu, Kmpu Kaprs s (miles of the capital, and also struck
all the campus, Kampus Kapers is twihn 11 miles ofMiskoic Hun-
an all student entertainment and ac- gay'with cie noe, as
tivities show featuring seven big acts. gary's fifth city the northeast, as
To Iclue Msic Mith:they steadily expanded their wedge
To Include Music, Mirth. between the German defenders of the
Ranging from music and dancing two prize cities, Moscow announced
to laughter and myrth, Kapers will last night.
include Billy Layton and his campus Soviet columns. hitting from the
orchestra starring Judy Ward and southeast, captured Ujszasz rail junc-
that man with a joke for every oc- tion on the northern arm of the line
casion, Doc Fielding, acting as Master between Budapest and fallen szolnok.
of Ceremonies. Ujszasz is 43 miles from the capital,
Judy Chayes, one of the outstand- whose southern outskirts still are
ing performers in the Co. D show being fiercely defended by reinforced{
last spring will do some special 'blues German troops.I
numbers accompanied by Dick Thom NrJunction
as who composed and directed music Near Jnto
s sJaszladany, 45 miles due east of
for the Co. D production. Budapest and seven miles northeast
The forces of the Union, the Daily, of Ujszasz, also was seized, the So-
and the League have combined to viet communique said. Its capture
present what the committee hopes put these units within 12 miles of a
"will be the finest show ever seen on junction with another column which
campus." had taken Pely to the northeast on
To Discuss Activities Friday after crossing the middle
Tom Bliska, President of the Un- Tisza River.
ion, and Marge Hall, head of the In the northeast other units of
Woman's War Council, will discuss Marshal Rodion Y. Malinovsky's Sec-
activities: ond Ukraine Army widened their
An all girl trio of cadet nurses, grip on the Budapest-Miskolc rail-
the Varsity Men's Glee Club and Bill way and also cut the highway be-
Beck, a nimble artist at the key- tween the two cities with the seizure
board whose specialty is boogie- woo- of Szihalom, 64 miles northeast of
gie, will round dut the entertainment the capital.
for the evening. Bulgars Capture Veles
SN Admission Charged In lower Yugoslavia the Russians

The wiping out of four troop-laden
Japanese transports and six destroy-
ers as they attempted to carry 8,000
reinforcements to Leyte Island in
the central Philippines, was reported
today by Gen. Douglas A. MacArthur.
The General said the convoy was
destroyed by Third Fleet carrier
pilots. The previous day Yank Army
airmen sank three transports and
seven destroyers while they were on
Francis Sayre
To Be First
Guest Speaker
Philippine Diplomat
To Begin Lecture Series
The Hon. Francis Bowes Sayre will
be the first guest speaker in the
1944-45 University Oratorical Asso-
ciation series the first lecture of
which will be held Thursday at 8:30
p. m. in Hill Auditorium.
Sayre, who was appointed High
Commissioner tothe Philippines in
1939, has consistently befriended the
idea of Philippine independence.
Even before Sayre's appointment, he
had shown considerable interest in
planning new economic ties between
the United States and the Philip-
pines, and in 1938, as Chairman of
the Joint Preparatory Committee on
Philippine Affairs, he turned in the
most complete report ever made on
the Islands. With this background
he will develop the pertinent topic
"Our Relations with the Philippines."
A native of Pennsylvania, Sayre re-
ceived a B. A. degree from Williams
in 1909, and graduated from Har-
vard Law School in 1912. Shortly
after this he married the daughter
of President Woodrow Wilson, and
as a coincidence, it haS been said
that he resembles Wilson in appear-
ance and has the same Wilson en-
thusiasm.
Before becoming Assistant Secre-
tary of State in 1933, Sayre held vari-
ous positions including a professor-
ship in law at Harvard, director of
its Institute of Criminal Law, and
immediately preceeding his appoint-
ment to the State Department, he
was . Massachusetts State Commis-
sioner of Correction.
Working directly under Cordel:
Hull, Sayre was right-hand man ir
the making of reciprocal trade treat-
ies, and as a result of this associatior
he published in 1939 "The Americar
Trade Agreements Progam" whic-
added to the already long list of pre-
viously printed works.
Bond Belle Teams
Organized for Drive
In tune with the Sixth War Loar
Drive the Junior Girls Project ha
organized teams of Bond Belles whc
will start selling bonds and stamps t
faculty members and the admini
stration Nov. 20.
The manager of the teams is Fran
1 ces Goldberg who will announce th
individual teams and captains later

Four

Transports,

a similar mission in Leyte's Ormoc
Bay.
MacArthur declared that only
remnants of the 8,000 Japanese
fightingmen in the second ill-fated
convoy reached shore.
Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, reporting
on the same operation, listed four
transports, two destroyers and a
destroyer escort sunk, two destroyers
probably sunk and one damaged.
He added 13 Japanese planes shot
down and five probably destroyed by
carrier pilots to the 19 reported shot
down by Army fliers. Two Nippon
planes were blasted out of the air
near Third Fleet carriers.
The carrier plane strike against
the convoy, said by Nimitz to have
been in the Camotes Sea immedi-
ately west of Leyte, disclosed that
Third Fleet carriers have returned to
direct support of Yank doughboys
fighting on Leyte.
Fresh Jap Troops
The Japanese, their original Leyte
garrison of some 35,000 men already
liquidated, have lardied fresh troops -
in excess of that number since Oct.
25.
Yank Army airmen shot down 19
Japanese planes in bombing sweeps
over Visayan Islands west of Leyte
and, in the Ormoc sector.
B-29's in Operation
American aerial bombs, dropped
by Superfortresses, blasted vital mil-
itary targets Saturday inside .the
Japanese homeland and in two major
Nippon-occupied cities of China.
A large task force of B-20's, em-
ploying secret instruments to locate
targets through clouds, were reported
by the 20th U.S. Air Force Command
to have hit the Omura aircraft fac-
tory at Omura, on Japan's home
island of Kyushu. They also raided
dock and loading facilities at Nan-
king and military storage and trans-
shipping installations at Shanghai.

REGENTS MEET:
H. G. Watkins Succeeds Shirley
Smith as University Secretary

Hill Auditorium doors will be open
early and no admission will be charg-
ed for the show.
Both Dean Bursley and Dean Rea
have urged students to attend the
production while Pat Coulter, Vice-
president of the War Council, assert-
ed that "this looks like one evening
no student will want to miss."
Americans Keep
Armistice Day
COMPIEGNE. FRANCE, NOV. 11
-(-P)--Two hundred American sol-
diers participated in ceremonies to-
day in the Forest of Compiegne,
where the Armistice which ended the
first World War was signed-and
1 where Hitler, in June, 1940, imposed
his armistice terms on France.
The Germans carried off the fa-
mous railway car in which the two
events took place in 1940. They ex-
hibited it at a fair at Leipzig and in
other German cities. Later it was
reported destroyed in an Allied
bombing of Berlin.
The monument with the inscrip-
tion marking the end of "the crimi-
nal pride of the German empire"
was destroyed by the Nazis, but they
left the statue of Marshal Foch
standing.
The observance today included a
ceremony "to cleanse the place of
the presence of Hitler," the American
broadcasting station in Europe said
in a broadcast recorded by CBS.

announced the capture by the Bul-
garians of Veles, on the Athens-
Skoplje railway 40 miles north of the
Green frontier and 26 miles southeast
of Skoplje, big Yugoslav junction.
Marshal Tito's headquarters an-
nounced another important develop-
ment in the south where Russian and
Yugoslav troops crossed the Danube
River on a 37-mile front between
Baja and Apatin in a drive on the
large strategic Hungarian city of
Pecs, 34 miles west of Baja and 99
miles southwest of Budapest.
Katz To Speak
Hreat Hill
A. Raymond Katz. well known
American artist, whose work has
been displayed in museums, art gal-
leries throughout the country, and
whose murals have appeared in the
Hall of Religion building at the N.Y.
World's Fair, will be the guest speak-
er at the Hillel-Avukah sponsored
study group 8 p.m. Tuesday at the
Hillel Foundation assembly room.
Mr. Katz, who is now touring col-
leges and universities throughout;the
midwest, has experimented over a
period of fifteen years with a type of
design based on the Hebrew alphabet
his object being to furnish the Jewish
religion with an art based on its own
motifs.
The lecture, to which admission is
free and open to all, will be illus-
trated by artist Katz with brush
drawings.

i

Herbert G. Watkins, assistant sec-1
retary of the University, was appoint-
ed secretary and assistant vice presi-t
dent by action of the Board of Re-
gents yesterday, to succeed Shirley
W. Smith, who will retire Jan. 1.
Watkins, who was graduated inc
1912 from the University with an A.
B. degree, has been a staff member
for the past 18 years.
The Regents, convening in their
monthly meeting, accepted gifts to-
talling more than $26,000, including1
a gift of $8,000 from the New York
Foundation for the Emergency Ma-
ternity and Infancy Care Study fund.
A combined grant of $6,178 was made
by the Edwin C. Goddard Estate for
the loan and scholarship fund main-
tained by the estate.
Dr. Malcolm H. Soule, chairman
of the bacteriology department, has
been granted leave of absence to visit
south and Central America at the
request of Maj. George C. Dunham,
Assistant Co-ordinator of Inter-Am-
erican affairs. He will leave the Uni-
versity January 1 for a period of
about two months.
After two years research in South
America for new sources of quinine,
Prof. William C. Steere has returned
to his teaching duties with the 'Uni-
versity. Professor Steere, working
for the Board of Economic Warfare,
discovered about 30 new species of
the quinine family of plants.

Edmonson, E. H. Kraus, C. S. Yoa-
gum, E. B. Stason, I. C. Crawford,
to the Executive Committee for the
Summer Session, 1944-1946.
Upon recommendation by the
Board of Control of Student Publi-
cations, the Regent approved an edu-
cational program for students try-
ing out for positions on The Michi-
gan Daily. Prof. Donald Hamilton
Haines, of the department of Jour-
nalism, was appointed director of
this program.
The Regents conferred degrees on
Philip Karl Stefanowski, M. D., and
Samuel Krohn, D. D. S.

The bombed areas were termed "tar-
gets of vital importance to the Jap-
anese war machine."
Yank Forces
Slash Deeper
Soward Metz
WITH THE U.S. THIRD ARMY
IN FRANCE, Nov. 11.-UP)-Ameri-
can tanks and infantry slashed five
miles deeper into the defenses of
Metz today, fighting up to the Nied'
River nine miles east and slightly
south of the fortress and breaking
across the stream at one point.
While German resistance stiffened,
gains of five and seven miles were
racked up on this Armistice Day-the
fourth day of a drive which might
well develop into the last great push
on the western front.
Lt.-Gen. George S. Patton Jr., cel-
ebrating his birthday, had split the
German defenders south of the fort-
ringed city and had tanks maraud-
ing 18 miles from the Saar border
near Saarbrucken, where they had
cut one of Metz's rail lines by which
it is supplied from the east.
(Although there was no armistice
on any section of the 450-mile front,
the only other major activity report-
ed was on the U.S. First Army sector,
where the doughboys still were slug-
ging it out with the Germans south-
east of Aachen in Hurtgen forest.
(A German high command spokes-
man said Patton "has now engaged
about two thirds of his tank forces
on the right wing" and that "here
his progress isrnotable.")
.German forces cut off from their
comrades south of Metz were falling
back on the city, and the Fifth in-
fantry was bearing down on Pom-
merieux, only seven miles from the
outskirts.
V-2 Bombs Hit
Allied Sectors
LONDON, NOV. 11-(/P)-The Ger-
man V-2 rocket bomb, described as
a 13'-ton wingless projectile which
cuts through space at a maximum

CHORAL UNION PRESENTS:
Szell To Direct Cleveland Symphony Tonight

o o o

The Cleveland Orchestra, which
will be heard at 7 p. m. tonight in
Hill Auditorium at the second Choral
Union concert, under the direction
of George Szell, guest conductor, is
one of the busiest musical organiza-
tions in America.;
During its twenty-eight week seas-
on, it gives as many as 147 concerts,
of which 104 are played in Cleve-
land in the Orchestra's own home,
Severance Hall, and the remaining

concert. The following week nine
children's concerts and a broadcast
were given.
The Cleveland Orchestra has
broadcast many times over nation-
wide and short wave hook-ups to
over 100 United States stations, Can-
ada, Central and South America, Af-
rica, and the Pacific War Theatre.
The Orchestra will be able to chalk
up another nation-wide and short-

Since coming to the United States
four years ago, Szell has conducted
the orchestras of Boston, Detroit,
New York, Philadelphia, Cricago, Los
Angeles, and at the Metropolitan
Opera House.
He has also conducted the orche-
stras of London, Berlin, Vienna,
Prague, Amsterdam, Hague, Man-
chester, Liverpool, Stockholm, Copen-
hagen, Leningrad, and Brussels. Szell
is both a composer and conductor,

CAMPUS EVENTS
Today Choral Union Concert;
Cleveland Orchestra; 7
p.m. at Hill Auditorium.
Nov. 15 Kampus Kapers; 7:30

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