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Iat est 1ealdliUe in the State



Q ui et Lose
Last Chance
For Title Bid
Tilt Rated Near
Worst 'M' Defeal
(Special to The Daiy)
COLUMBUS-Ohio State lite
ally sank the Michigan ca
squad's last slim hope for r
taming at least a share of t
Big Nine title when the Maize a
Blue took a 69-44 whipping at t
hands of coach "Tippy" Dye's be
here last night.
game can be seen in the shooti
statistics. The Wolverines could]
hit at all, sinking 16 shots in
throws from the floor for 1>
On the other hand, the Buck
eyes were dropping the ball i
from all angles, and they ende
up with 25 field goals out of 6
attempts for a percentag o
Buckeye forward Dick Schni
tker took the night's scoring ho
ors with 18 points while teamma
Bob Donham dropped in anot-
14 to close the Bucks' Big Ni
schedule in a blaze of glory.
IT WAS OHIO State's six
Conference win in 12 starts, a:
the fifth Big Nine victory Dy
crew gained in six home starts.
Topping the Wolverines wit
five field goals and as man
good charity tosses, for a 1
point total, was guard PeI
Elliott, a guy who's usually con
tent to pass the ball and let hi
teammates take the shots.
Michigan's two offensive guy
forward Mack Suprunwicz a;
the Buckeye defense, but they ju
Bob Harrison, were not held
couldn't seem to find the may
"SUPEY". WHO IA) averag
more than 20 points a game in t
last three Maize and Blue co
tests, hit on only four shots fro
See ELLIOTT, Page 6
Straighlit il I
Lecture IHeie
011 'F;air iDeal'
Michael Straight, editor of Ne
Republic, will speak on the_"Cha
lenge of the Fair Deal"~ at 8 p.i
Tuesday in Kellogg Auditorium.
Students will have an oppo
tunity to mcet Straight at a co
fee hour to be held at 4:15 p:i
in ln. 3K of the Union, and
a Union Dinner at 6 p.m.
STRAIGHT, whose Ann Ar'b
visit is being sponsored by ti
Americans for Democratic Actic
is presently on a speaking tour
the maid-west.
Besides editing New Rep)ublic
Straight is the author of "Mak
This: the Last War," and hai
worked with the State Depart
ment in Washington and it
ie is a inber of the Nation

Planning Commit tee of AVC, m
of the New York State Board
Reservations for the Union di:
ner can be made with Prof. San
uel Eldersveld of the political sc
ence department until noon Mot
day. Prof. Eldersveld can
reached at University extensi
532 or at his home number, 79(
'U' Foreinii Study



Cage rs,


An Editorial



Slick Trick---Grady the Cow Free

YUKON, Okla.-(/P)-It took a
slick trick-but Grady the cow
was freed from her silo prison yes-
The white-faced Hereford -
whose ins and outs of the 40-foot
high silo. had North America
guessing-was liberated with cup
grease and the old heave-ho.
THE FIRST OF hundreds of
suggestions to rescue the bovine
damsel in distress' was used.
The scheme was devised by
Ralph Partridge, farm editor of
the Denver Post, who flew here
to Grady's assistance after word
was flashed over the nation.
It all started when Bill Mach's
$1,000 cow bolted into the silo
through a 17x25'/2 inch door. It
was unbelievable to see the 1400-
Frenh Arm
Changes Mind
On Four Reds
Lighten AccusatiOns
Agains Coluunists
PARIS-(1P)-The French Army
,hanged its mind last night and
:harged four alleged Communist
sympathizers with relatively minor
>ffenses, after first accusing them
>f espionage punishable by death.
The reduced charges were filed
after the Military Court conferred
with War Minister Paul Rama--
lier. They allege a threat to the
security of the state, punishable
>y imprisonment of one to five
THE ARRESTS came amid a
buzz of reports that the govern-
mnent was about to crack down on
the French Communist Party, and
!hat the Kremlin was using
French Communists, to help it
fight the proposed North Atlantic
3efense Alliance.
An official source said yester-
(lay that the government has
started legal proceedings against
the French Communist Party'sE
Politburo on charges of incit-
ing the Army to revolt during
the French coal mine strike last
The original charges against
them are delivering secrets con-
corning national defense to a for-
'ign power, and holding or divulg-
ing defense secrets.

how now?

World News
Round-Up t
ASTTNCION. Paraguay-The na-
tional radio said Gen. Raimondc
Rolon, installed only a month agc
as president of Paraguay by a
revolutionary coup, was ousted
yesterday in another coup.
A new government was formed
immediately under Felipe Mola
Rolon took over the presidency
after a bloodless coup deposed J.
Natalico Gonzalez Jan. 30.
WASIINGTON -- The gov-
ernment intensified the atomic
war on cancer yesterday.
It took the price tags off 50
or so radioisotopes and told re-
searchers to com ic and get them
for nothing as part of a $450,-
000 anti-cancer program which
was launched a year ago by the
Atomic EnIergy Conimission.
* 4
LANSING - Michigan Demo-
crats learned yesterday from
Michael Carland, treasurer, that
the party is bankrupt--with the
decisive spring election five weeks
However, plans went ahead in
Detroitfor the Democrats' Jef-
terson-Jackson Day Dinner with
Gov, G. Mennen Williams as hon-
orary4chairman and Neil Staebler,
of Ann Arbor, as executive chair-

pound cow quietly munching grass
in the circular, concrete silo.
PARTRIDGE arrived here with
what he called his "secret cow
freeing device."
It turned out to be the grease,
plenty of muscle and the axiom:
"If a cow can get through a door
into a silo, it can get out of the
same door."
Her forefeet were put through
the opening. The veterinarian, Dr.
L. J. Crump, then jabbed Grady
,with a hypodermic syringe loaded
with nembutal.
* ( 4m
THERE WAS a heave-ho on her
rump with strong hands and then
shQ rebelled.
With one quick jerk, she jumped
through the door and lumbered
into the barn yard.
Panthel Lists
Sorority Bids
To 325 Coeds
Pledging Ceremonies
End Rushing Period
Formal spring rushing, con-
lensed to a two and a half week
ieriod this year by Panhellenic
ssociation, ended yesterday with
he distribution of bids followed
>y pledging ceremonies.
,ere pledged at 7 p.m. yesterday
t the 19 campus sorority houses:
3acon, Janet Bloom, Joan Buck-
ngham, Charlotte Crane, Ann
Audney, Mary Alice Davis, Dolores
)eLoof, Lois Gish, Joan Hilde-
)randt, Nancy Isolampi, Ruth Ann
sang, Ann Lindbloom, Ruth Ann
,cunsbery, Janet Miller, Marilyn
\Tatthews, Barbara Ann Smith,
Ielen Smith, Helen Walldorff,
)orothy Wendler, Carolyn Wilcox.
8ockstahler, Barbara Brewer,
Rosemary Brown, Diane Bull,
Kathleen Crimmins, Ann Diller,
Alberta Donnelly, Nita Foulkrod,
Virgel Honke, Virginia Jobes,
Jeanette MacMurchy, Marjorie
McLean, Dolores Oates, Latitia
Pierce, Phyllis Seput, Shirley Anne
Smith, Mary Ann Weiss, Mary
bou Willard.
Arenson, Dorothy Aronson,- Eve
Ualloff, Eileen Berkun, Ruth Cop-
in, Ethelle Dinner, Norma Fishel,
Enid Gaynes, Lois Goldman, Bar-
bara Gordon, Barbara Hayms
Judy Kallet, Hannah Mintz, Aud'
Price Scas
The 'Ensian, Michigan's year-
book. is taking a hike, and not to
the Arboretum.
As of March 9, the price of the
book will be raised from $5 to $6.
Gene Adams, associate sales
manager, attributed the ascend-
ing price to the fact that the in-
itial order for the books has been
placed with the printer. Any addi-
cional books ordered will neces-
3arily be higher in price.
Orders for the yearbook will be
taken from 2-5 p.m. on the sec-
md floor of the Student Publica-
tions Bldg.
1 0 AT

'U' tbeties'
Revenue Up,
Profits Downs
Grid, Basketball
Operate in Blaek
(Daily Sports Editor)
Michigan athletic receipts hit!
an all-time high during 1947-48
but mounting operational costs!
brought total profits to a figure
below that of the previous year,!
according to a report submitted
to the Board of Regents yesterday
by Herbert O. Crisler, Chairman
of the Board of Intercollegiate
INCREASED disbursements al-
lowed for a profit of $265,775 as
compared to the $377,665 which
the wholly self-supporting athletic
department netted in the fiscal
year 1946-47.
As; usual, football was the
principal source of income,
accounting for $451,131.99 afterI
costs andvisiting teams' shares
were deducted.
Basketball was the only othert
activity to show a profit in thes
past year. Receipts in the cage
sport exceeded expenditures by
THE REPORT stressed that the
income from football enabled the
physical education and athletic
program to operate without cost
to the Michigan taxpayers.
Though hockey showed a net
loss of over two thousand dol-
lars, a profit of $5,414.03 was
reaized by the skating rink
which is also used by pleasure
skaters. A new hockey arena or
a c'asbhed basketball-hockey
field hose is part of Crisler's
plans for athletic expansion of
University athletic facilities.
A foreshadowing of things to
come was indicated in a lengthy
discussion of student fees.{
EACII STUDENT pays a $7 ath-
letic fee which allows him entry
to all events in the stadium and1
at Ferry Field or the Yost Field
House. The fee, which is takenT
from student tuition, also provides
the privilege of using the varioust
indoor and outdoor athletic facili-
The Board of Intercollegiate
Athletics concluded this phase
of the report wth a strong re-
commendation that the fee be
See "M" FINANCES, Page 6
Posyin Seven
League Boots?
Mrs. G. Hidge of 1362 JewettE
Ave. is looking for a seven-toed;
She's not conducting biological
experiments-her pet, a large,I
male all white tabby with sevenE
toes has disappeared from the
Hidge residence.1
Since yesterday morning the:
.even-toed feline has failed toI
show up at home. Mrs. Ridge hasI
offered a reward.

The Board of Regents has demonstrated an under-
standing of a great University's purpose.
The rescinding of the ten-month old political speak-
ers' ban has again united the Administration and student
body on one concept of education.
To the Regents must go credit for realizing the
sincerity and conviction of the body of students they
To the students and faculty-congratulations for
pushing their conviction, as individuals and as a group,
until the point was driven home.
The University Lecture Committee will administer
the liberal new regulations. It will need courage and
wisdom in carrying out its vital duties.
. ~ 'I. '1
We join President Ruthven in the hope that "the
by-law will be administered and accepted in the spirit
in which the Regents acted."
-The Senior Editors.
Ruthven Asked To Reply
To Meet Regents Request

fThe Board of Regents yesterday'
asked President Alexander G.
Ruthven to reply to the Student
Legislature's request for a "Meet
Your Regents" get-together.
President Ruthven said he would
make the Regents reply early this
LAST WEEK the Student Af-
fairs Committee blocked the pro-
posed meeting on campus because
of its political implications and
Student Group
For Inter-Art
Activities Born
An Inter-Arts Committee-whien
will coordinate activities of art
groups on campus-has been born,
First step in the committee's
agenda was to lay tentative
groundwork on a Festival of Cre-
ative Arts slated for May 13 to
15. The organization is applying
for Student Affairs Committee ap-
Thomas Wilson, GradSM, chair-
man; James Kirkamo, '50A, vice-
chairman and Lora Angell, '50A,
Groups represented were the
Music School, architecture
school, Modern Dance Club,
Ballet Club, Modern Poetry
Club, English Drama Group and
Play Production.
The festival will feature such
events as a recital of specially-
written music, several one-act
plays and dancing programs as
plans now stand.
Readings and discussion of mod-
ern poetry and an art exhibit are
also slated.
GROUP PANEL discussions will
precede and follow most of the
While the festival will be open
to all, its primary purpose is to
acquaint members of the various
groups with what the other crea-
tive art organizations are doing,
Secretary Angell explained.

SL tentatively planned to hold the
meeting in the Masonic Temple.
The Regents also studied
plans for an extension of phys-
ical education facilities as pre-
sented by Herbert O. Crisler,
athletic director, and Prof.
Ralph W. Aigler. They instruct-
ed the officers to go over these
plans in detail with the Board
in Control of Intercollegiate
The Regents named Lewis V.
Thomas an assistant professor of
history, and Paul Hunsicker was
appointed as an associate super-
visor of physical education in the
Department of Physical Education
for Men and as an assistant pro-
fessor of physical education in the
School of Education. Both of
these appointments are effective
for the 1949-50 year.
FRANK WISE was appointed an
assistant professor of architec-
ture; Lawrence E. Vredevoc, asso-
ciate professor of secondary edu-
Paul M. Spurlin was named
as acting chairman and Herbert
A. Kenyon as acting associate
chairman of the Department of
Romance Languages for the
current semester.
In the Engineering Research In-
stitute, Russell D. O'Neal and Eu-
gene K. Ritter were named as re-
search engineers for work to be
clone at the Aeronautical Research
Center at Willow Run Airport.
IN ADDITION six' appointments
to the Board of Governors of Res-
idence Halls, the Executive Com-
mittee of the Extension Service
and the Board of Governors of the
Lawyers Club were approved.
The Regents also granted two
leaves of absence. The leave of
Professor Walter Colby of the
Physics Department was extend-
ed to cover the second semester
so that he may continue to work
with the Atomic Energy Com-
mission in Washington.
Prof. Alan S. Foust, of the De-
partment of Chemical-Metallurg-
ical' Engineering was granted a
leave until Feb. 1, 1950 to become
a coordinator of basic research on
the Project Wizard of the Uni-
versity's Research Institute.
The Regents also announced
the acceptance of gifts totaling

On Lectures
Gets Control
Students, Faculty
(Daly City Editor)
The controversial "speakers
ban" was removed yesterday by
the University Board of Regents.
The "ban" has prohibited po-
litical speeches at open meetings
on the University campus. It was
imposed last April in a Univer-
sity by-law.
REGENTS killed the by-law
and gave the University Lecture
Committee full power to pass on
the merits of any person wishing
to speak on the campus. The lec-
ture committee is headed by Prof.
Carl Brandt.
Yesterday's announcement
was greeted by a chorus of ap-
pr'oval from student leaders and
University officials. The move
climaxed a 10-month battle on
the part of students and faculty
members to have the ban re-
Yesterday's relaxation followed
the appearance of committees
from the Student Legislature and
the Faculty Senate before the
Regents last month. The Senate
group presented.arguments against
the ruling.
against the ban and presented an
alternative proposal asking that
the lecture committee be given ,
power to pass on all speker t
It was this alternative pro-
posal which the Regents accept-
ed yesterday.
In relaxing the ban the Re-
Icnts said:
be administered by the Commit-
tee on University Lectures with
the understanding that they are
designed to serve the educational
interests of the academic com-
munity rather than the political
interests of one party or candi-
In passing on the merits of
persons wishing to speak here
the lecture conunittee will hve
to work within the framework
of this qualification.
President Alexander Ruthven
called the move a wise one which
will be administered and
accepted in the spirit in which
the Regents have acted."
"It shows the Board's confidence
in the lecture committee and in
the good Judgment of the stu-
dents," Ruthven added.
inal ban on political speeches
here touched off a storm of crit-
icism. Several alternative pro-
posals were presented to the Re-
gents prior to last month's move
by the SL and the Faculty Sen-
Political interest ran high on
the campus during the life of
the ban because of the recent
presidential campaign. At one
time spontaneous gatherings for
political discussion took place
on the diagonal.
These were later forbidden by
Dean Erich Walter in an inter-
pretation of the "ban."
Politicians were permitted to
speak before closed meetings of
student political clubs under terms
of the old regulations.
Democrats Hit

R-gent Secrecy

Eve Curie Will Lecture
A t Hill in Oratory Series
Eve Curie, internationally
known author and journalist will
lecture on "France-Struggle for
Civilization" as the fifth guest of
the Oratorical Series, Thursday at _
Hill Auditorium.
Miss Curie has developed her
talents in a field foreign to that
in which she was reared. Unlike
her sister Irene, she did not aspire
to the laurels of her famous par-
ents. Instead she wrote regularlya
for the Parisian press as music,
drama and movie critic.
famous mother, her name became
famous. Her second best-seller,
"Journey Among Warriors" was
written from her experiences un-
der the service of de Gaulle and
the Free French.
During the war she made a

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Special programs of devotions,
prayer and communion will mark
the 1949 Lenten season, begin-
ning Wednesday, March 2.
Most campus churches will ob-

and 9 a.m. masses. Father Ken-
neth MacKinnon will preach the
sermon at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
at the weekly evening service.
First Methodist Church will

GU kw/ " E I U A fight for open meetings of
the University Board of Regents
Chapel will have special midweek will keynote the Democratic Re-
Lenten vespers, beginning Ash gent candidates' spring campaign,
Wednesday. The Rev. Alf red according to Hicks G. Griffiths,
Scheips will preach a series of Democratic State chairman.
sermons on "The Lenten Tab- He denounced secret meetings

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