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See Pate 4





Latest Deadline in the State






35 -0


Advise Arab
Make Peace
Riley-Says Truce
Now 'Dead Duck"
PARIS-()-A United Nations
source said tonight four Ar@
governments have been advised
their military position in Pales-
tine is "hopeless" and that they
had better make peace.
This authoritative informant,
who insisted upon anonymity, said
Brig. Gen. William E. Riley, a
United States Marine Corps Gen-
eral and Chief of Staff of the
United Nations Truce Mission in
Palestine, "minced no words" in
a three-hour conference with
Syrian, Egyptian, Lebanese ani
Iraq representatives.
THE SOURCE said, "Riley
made it clear that in the opinior
of the people who have to try to
work with it the truce now is a
dead duck."
The conference coincided
with reports published in Cairo,
butcdenied by Trans-Jordan
officials there,tthatt;King- Ab-
dullah of Trans-Jordan aTl3ady
is suggesting a separate peace
* between his country and l brael
Riley was reported to have tol
the Arabs that as a military man
he believes time has come for the
Palestine truce of last July to be
replacedby some more suitable
basis for peace. The Jews, he
pointed out, are in complete mili-
tary .control of Palestine.
* * *
HE WAS said to have advised
them it will be difficult if not im-
possible for the mediator to ad-
minister the truce much longer-
especially if he has to enforce the
Security Council's lat-st order tc
Israel to withdraw from the stra-
tegic positions she occupied i
the Negev in the Oct. 14-21 fight-
ing with the Egyptianas.
Meanwhile I Wshigto,
administration offiials . today
forecast an end to White House
State Department rowing over
Palestine policy-now that the
election is over.
But even as the President puts
his own post election house in or-
der, evidence' appears that there
may be more trouble 8 head with
the British on Holy Land issues
Britain, with vital Near East in-
terest 'and with Iittl or no inter-
natione.l Jewish politzal force, has
always pursued a more pro-Arab
line than the United States ha
been willing to follow.
Senators Ask
G overnmental
Pay Increases
iate $5,000-a-year pay raises for'
members of the President's cabi-
net and some 20 other top gov-
ernment officials were urged to-
day by three Senators.
Senator Flanders (R - Vt.)
speaking also for Senators Bald-
win (R-Conn.) and O'Conor (D-
Md.) told reporters he expects the
next Congress, under Democratic
control, to vote the increases.
and his unsuccessful Republican
opponent, Governor Thomas E.
Dewey, have been urging higher
salaries to attract top-flight ex-

ecutives into government service
or retain those now there.
Flanders made public a bill
that would lift the pay for 218
officials from the present range
of $10,000-$15,000 a year to $15,-
"Our present pay range for
these leading appointive officials
is a mess," Flanders said. "Tn
some cases responsible heads of
departments and agencies are
paid less than many of their sub-
As an example many agency
heads are limited to $10,000 a
year while their chief subordin-
ates draw $10,330.
'U' Student Tries,



21st Straight Win
'M' Defense Stops Navy Attack;
Ortmann, Koceski, Rifenburg Star
(Daily Sports Editor)
Michigan's high-flying Wolverines racked up their 21st straight
victory yesterday as they scored in every period to hand Navy their
seventh straight loss by a 35-0 margin.
Defensively the Wolverines were never better. Only three times
did Navy penetrate into Michigan territory and the farthest they ever
got was the Michigan 37-yard line. It was the first time this season
that the Middies have been held scoreless.
THE MAIZE AND BLUE forward wall was again miserly when it
came to giving up yardage as the Middies picked up only 73 yards for
the day. And pass defense, which has been weak this season, became
the strong point of yesterday's game.
The Middies completed only four passes out of 15 attempts
for a meager 46 yards and the Wolverines came up with two very
opportune interceptions.
It was Michigan's K.O. punch that stole individual honors as the
two great sophomores Leo Koceski and Chuck Ortmann had the Mid-
dies guessing all afternoon.


KOCESKI AVERAGED 6.6 yards per try as he cut inside the tac-
and skirted the ends to spread the Navy defense wide open. It
his running that set up two Wolverine scores before Coach Ben-
Oosterbaan started clearing his bench at the start of the final


UP AND OVER-Right halfback Leo Koceski (18) of Michigan is shown hurdling an unidentified Navy lineman for a substantial gain in the segind period yesterday.
Koceski, was one of the sparkplugs in the Wolverine attack as Michigan rolled over the Middies, 35-0. Tailback Chuck Ortmann (49) is the player sprawled on the
ground over a Navy man, while left end Dick Rifenburg (89) and fullback Tomn Peterson (33) of the Maize and Blue observe the proceedings..; All pictures of the
game were taken by Daily Staff Photographer, Alex Lmanian.


World News At A Glance
By The Associated Press
ATHENS-Prime Minister Themistokles Sophoulis said tonight his
coalition Greek government will resign Monday.
Sophoulis said last week-end he would quit but postponed his
action to await the return from Paris of Foreign Minister Con-
stantin Tsaldaris. Now he has sent a message to Tsaldaris asking
him to return to Athens, tomorrow if possible.
* * * *
PARIS-Russia's Andrei Y. Vishinsky charged today that Greece,
with the k(nowledge of the United States and Britain, is preparing
to hurl poison gas at Greek guerrillas.
This was part of a general blast at the United States in which
the Soviet deputy foreign minister charged the Truman adminis-
tration is building a network of military bases directed against
the Soviet Union and other countries. He did not amplify or
support with evidence his charge concerning poison gas.
WASHINGTON-Defense Secretary James Forrestal's cwn words
today indicated that he may leave the cabinet.
Forrestal, who has been in government service for eight years
and who has headed the defense establishment since Sept. 1947,
was asked by photographers at the White House to pose with
Navy Secretary John I. Sullivan. A photographer, referring to the
new term for the Truman administration, said "we are starting
another four years."
"But not for me," Forrestal interjected, laughing.
MOSCOW-Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov said last night
the American people had rejected a program of aggression and
reaction by defeating the Republicans in Tuesday's election.
But despite this expression from the people, Molotov said, the
.'ruling circles" in the United States and other Western countries are
preparing new aggressions and the "unleashing of new wars."
Molotov spoke before an audience of Soviet leaders in Moscow's
Bolshoi Theatre on the eve of the 31st anniversary of the Russian
Schumann To Be Played
By Cleveland Urchestra

livet Ciiss
New Group
The crisis over the recent firing
of an Olivet college professor and
his wife appeared to have touched
off a new organization to preserve
academic freedom.
More than 175 students and ed-
ucators, representing almost a
dozen Midwest campuses met yes-
terday in the small Michigan town
of Olivet and laid the ground work;,
according to Dick Nakamura, '51,
who attended the all-day confer-
ences, along with three other Uni-
versity students.
MOTIVES OF THE group would
be to "help Olivet in its crisis"
and work on a regional or national
basis, to preserve academic free-
dom, Nakamura reported.
The move climaxed heated de-
bate and student protest follow-
ing the sudden dismissal of Prof.
T. Barton Akeley and his wife
from Olivet's faculty last Au-
gust. The Akeleys have not been
Another organization precipitat-
ed by the fracas was a "rump"
group of Olivet alumni represented
at the mass meeting. Nakamura
reported that the 'organization's
president, Elmer Kerr pledged
support to the Olivet Student Ac-
tion Committee and the Olivet
plan of liberal education.
to Nakamura, that his group in-
cludes the only alumni taking any
action on the issue.
Other speakers were Prof. Mil-
ton S. Mayer, of William Penn
College, and Prof. Alfred M. Lee,
of Wayne University, who in-
vestigated the Olivet situation
for the American Civil Liberties
The meetings were held in the
Olivet College Administration
Stock Market Has Bad
Week After Dens Wi

fold Wiad and Showers
Fail To Faze 'M' Fans

A near sell-out throng of some
85,000 fans watched the Wolver-
ines scuttle Navy 35 to 0 Ayester-
Despite threatening skies the
rain-coated crowd virtually filled
the huge bowl. The hundreds oc-
cupying temporary bleachers atop
the stadium were chilled by a
stiff rain-flecked wind.
ON HAND for the naval dis-
aster were four dejected Middie
cheerleaders and their goat mas-
cot which trotted along the side-
lines calmly as Michigan lowered
the boom on Navy.
During half-time the crowd
was treated to a stirring patrio-
tic pageant honoring the United
Aspirants for
Heidt Program
Try Out Today
Musical aspirants will have
another chance to audition 6 p.m.
today at Studio WUOM in Angell
Hall for the Horace Heidt :how.
Professional or amateur vocal-
ists and instrumentalists may try
out. Five acts will be cho,3-rn fromr
among today's and Friday's audi-
tioners to appear with Heidt's
Ann Arbor show, Nov. 20 in Hill
Those displaying ability for ra-
dio work will be given an oppor-
tunity to appear on Heidt's De-
troit broadcast on Nov. 21.

States Marine Corps. As a group
of Marines reenacted the Iwo
Jima flag-raising scene the sol-
emn strains of "taps" floated
over the hushed stadium.
Later the famed Michigan
Marching Band formed a ship
complete with smokestack, a plane
symbolizing the air arm and fi-
nally the word NAVY which fea-
tured an anchor formed by the
University NROTC.
DURING THE second half a
frightened five-year-old girl be-
came separated from her parents.
She was re-united with her tear-
ful mother in the press box after
a public announcement.
With Michigan a cinch winner
over the underdog Navy team the
press corps passed up the game
yesterday in favor of more sig-
nificant grid clashes. The press
box was only half filled, in con-
trast to previous weekend football
Movies of Illinois Game
To Be Shown at Union
The disputed plays of the Mich-
igan-Illinois football game will
come to life again at 8:30 p.m.
tonight on the big movie screen
in the Union Ballroom.
If there is an overflow crowd,
the game will be revived a second
time at 9:15 p.m.
Stu Finlayson, alumni associa-
tion field secretary will accompany
the film with a running commen-

Ortmann carried the ball for 83 yards and passed for an
additional 90 as he scored his first touchdown of the season and
heaved a 60-yard aerial for the final marker.
It was Ortmann, who almost single-handedly accounted for the
first Michigan score. Starting on the Middie 47 the Wolverines moved
all the way the first time they got their hands on the ball.
which was ruled complete because of interference, started the Wol-
verines on their way. Two plays later he passed to Ed McNeill on the
15 and, after Koceski had twisted his way to the 10, the lanky sopho-
more cut through tackle to the Navy two.
knifed through for his first collegiate touchdown.
Tom Peterson got to the one-foot line and then Ortmann.k
The second Maize and Blue score came at exactly the same
time in the second period. Again it was short effective burst that
counted as the Wolverine backs hammered at the Middie line.
THIS TIME MICHIGAN WENT 78 yards to paydirt as Peterson
ate up 45 yards on his own. He carried 8 and then 6 yards to put
the ball on the Michigan 36 and then he took over on the Navy 44
and slithered through a host of Middie tacklers all the way to the
24. Four plays later with the ball on the 10 he took off around
right end and went all the way to the Promised Land.
Harry Allis made the second of five straight conversions and
the Wolverines led, 14-0. From then on it was a punting duel
between Walt Teninga and Reaves Baysinger with penalties
being thrown in liberally.
It took Michigan only three plays to score their third touchdown
as Dick "Killer" Kempthorn recovered a Navy fumble on the Middle
25 shortly after the third period got under way. It was Koceski's
turn this time as he cut through the Navy line and got all' the way
to the 5-yard stripe before he was stopped.
TENINGA THEN CAME IN and in two tries at the Navy line he
had racked up the 20th Wolverine point. Allis again converted and
Michigan led, 21-0.
A few minutes later Michigan was knocking at the door
again. Teninga intercepted a Baysinger aerial on the Michigan
35 and twisted his back back to the Navy 20-yard marker.
Ortmann picked up six yards and then he knifed through the
Middies to the 8-yard stripe. But the Wolverine attack bogged down
and Navy took over on their own three.
THEY GOT NOWHERE and Gene Derricotte returned the Navy
punt to the Michigan 41. Peterson carried for 19 yards and then
Ortmann passed to Allis for 12 more. Ortmann picked up nine more
on a slant off tackle and Bob Van Summern hurled an 18 yard aerial
to Rifenburg in the end zone for the fourth marker.
Allis continued to bring back memories of Jim Brieske as he
converted for the fourth time.
The next time the Wolverines got their hands on the ball it
was all over and subs began to pour in. They took a Baysinger punt
on the Michigan 14 and began to move. It was all Ortmann again
as he ran twice for 7 and 21 yards to put the ball on the Michigan
THEN WITH the wind to his back he faded to the Michigan
30 and heaved a tremendous 60 yard aerial to Dick Rifenburg on the
Navy 5. The big end just gathered in the pass with no one near him
and stepped across the final chalk stripe for touchdown number five.
Allis' educated toe made it 35-0, just one point better than
the score Notre Dame triumphed by last week.
(For statistics and lineups, see page 7)
The weekly Martha Cook-Law Community Chest
Club grid clash will take place
at 3 p.m. today at the Univer- Approaches Quota.
sity High School football field. PP
The University has neared its
Community Chest contribution
goal of $25,500, with 96 per cent of
the amount collected, according
to Prof. John Arthos, chairman
® ®* *of the drive.
S ecisions The overall target for the city
7 of Ann Arbor this year is $158,600,
82 per cent of which has been col-
lected to date.
(General Motors employe Adam Only group to surpass its goal
K. Stricker charged last May that so far is the public school em-
two lectures on economics which ployes, which turned in last week
he attended were "Marxist.") $3,322, topping its $3,300 quota by
* * * $22.

The Cleveland Orchestra under
George Szell will present the sea-
son's third Choral Union concert
at 7 p.m. today in Hill Auditorium.
The Cleveland group will per-
form before local admirers who
have applaudedrits past appear-
ance in Ann Arbor.
Included in tonight's program
will be: Overture to "The Flying
Dutchman," by Wagner; Haydn's

Three Regents Defend WI

Three members of the Univer-
sity Board of Regents hit back at
criticism of their decisions regard-
ing the Workers' Educational

ident of the Kalamazoo Vegetable
Parchment Co., and Otto E. Eck-
ert, public utilities manager in
AM~ '17.., Rnf n. Ynfrif.


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