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Army Ducats
Requested for
Disabled Men

An Editorial

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Collection Points
At Daily, Union

Students and faculty are bein
asked today to sacrifice their seat
at the Army game so that disable
' veterans from south Michigan hos
pitals may see Saturday's top foot
ball struggle.
Tickets may be turned in a
The Daily from 1 p.m. on toda:
or from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Unio
student offices. They will be re
turned with thanks early nex
S week.Students unable to pick u
their tickets may get them by reg
istered mail.
* * *
SHATTERING tradition, Unio
President Bill Wise offered the us
of the television set in the Unio
Cafeteria to all students, mer
and women, who give up thei
tickets to the vets.
Use of the TV set in the base.
ment of the Phi Gamma Delt
house was also offered.
* * *
THE DUCATS will go to veter-
ans at-Percy Jones General Hospi-
tal in Battle Creek, the Battl
Creek Veterans Hospital and th
Dearborn Veteran's hospital.
More than 5,000 men who were
disabled in the war that ended
four years ago are still recuper-
ating in these three hospitals.
Of course, not all disabled vet
will be able to attend. Officials
from the three hospitas contacted
yesterday said a number of the
men would be grateful fcr thE
chance to see the game.
PERCY JONES officials said
they could use as many tickets as
students feel they want to give up.
Battle Creek Veteran's hospital
can use at least 30 additional tick-
ets to the game and Dearborn hos-
pital, 15.
Transportation to and from
Ann Arbor will be provided by
the hospitals.
Several campus organizations
contacted yesterday offered to co-
operate in the plan. IFC and AIM
officials said they would try to
make eating arrangements for -the
t, men.
A number of seats will be made
available to the vets by the Board
in Control of Intercollegiate Ath-
letics but not nearly enough to
take care of all the men who can
IN 1946, THE DAILY made a
similar appeal to students, faculty
and administration for tickets to
that year's Army game. The Uni-
versity at that time proved that it
had a heart to such an extent that
the "Percy Jones Argus," a paper
put out by men in the hospital de-
voted an issue to "texend our grat-
itude to the students of the U of
At. that time, the request for
tickets had to overcome several
stumbling blocks.
The request was turned down at
first because tickets are tax ex-
empt and the Athletic board said
they couldn't get government au-
thority to transfer them.
The board later reversed their
decision after The Daily and the
American Veteran's Committee
had secured the approval of the
Bureau of Internal Revenue.
University Hospital physicians
reported Sen. Arthur H. Vanden-
berg (Rep., Mich.) as in "satis-
factory" condition one day after
a lung operation.
Surgeons removed one-half of
the senator's left lung in a six-
hour operation Monday.
ADA To Orgnaize

Three years ago, the editors of The Daily appealed
to students, faculty members, and alumni to turn in their
football tickets for the Army-Michigan football game.
The tickets were to be given to World War II con-
valescents at Percy Jones General Hospital, Battle Creek.
Although the Army game was billed as the top
game of the year, the response was overwhelming and
hundreds of tickets poured into The Daily offices. Legal
technicalities were quickly overcome and a group of de-
serving herpes saw the game of their lives.
But this is 1949. The war has been over for four
years and the sacrifices that these men made have begun
to fade in our memories.
This Saturday, however, presents an opportunity for
all of us-students, faculty, and alumni-to show the
disabled veterans that they have not been forgotten.
Again, The Daily is making an appeal for tickets for
the disablecfveterans in three nearby hospitals. Although
the University Athletic Office has sent many complimen-
tary passes to these hospitals, the demand for Army-
Michigan tickets far exceeds the supply.
All available tickets can be turned into the Student
Office of the Union between 3 and 5 p.m. daily or the
Senior Editorial Office of The Daily after 1 p.m. today.
Those who contribute their student books or single
non-student tckets will be given a receipt. All student
books will be returned promptly.
To start the ball rolling, the Daily senior staff has
contributed its tickets to the vets.
-The Senior Editors.
State R epublicans Pick
Prof. Ford for Top Post'

Prof. Robert S. Ford, director of
the University's Bureau of Gov-
ernment, has been chosen to head
the policy planning committee of
the Republican state organization.
The committee will attempt to
define basic Republican principles
as a guide to the next conven-
tion's resolution committee.
TO DO THIS, Prof. Ford and
his 33-member committee will
sound out grass-roots sentiment
with the cooperation of district
and county chairmen throughout
the state.
"The committee's work is still
in an organizational stage," ac-
cording to Prof. Ford.
The new committee ,head has
been associated with the Univer-
sity since 1934, and has directed
the operations of the Bureau of
Government since 1937.
, , ,
HE SERVED as director of the
Department of Business Admin-
istration and as a special adviser
to the governor during the recent
administration of Harry F. Kelley.'
Active in local political affairs.
Prof. Ford has been secretary of
the Washtenaw County Republi-
can Committee for the past two

* Senate's Vote
Shelves Crop
Support Bill
Anderson Motion
Passes, 41 -29
ate split wide open on the ques-
tion of how to support crop price
yesterday and ended two days o
bitter battling by temporaril
shelving a long-range farm bill.
The vote was 41 to 29.
* * * -
THE ACTION came on motior
of Senator Anderson (Dem., N.M.)
former Secretary of Agriculture
after his flexible price prop bil
had been rewritten into a high-
support measure by Vice President
Barkley's action in breaking a tie
Anderson's motion to send the
bill back to the Agriculture
committee for 48 hours was
adopted. lie promised efforts to
Sen. Lucas of Illinois, the Dem-
ocratic leader, said the measure
will be taken up again as soon as
the committee returns it to the
"FURTHERMORE," Lucas said,
"we're going to get a farm bill
this session no matter how long
we stay here."
Barkley went against Ander-
son and Senator Lucas to make
* the vote 38 to 37 for adoption of
an amendment by Senators Rus-
sell \ (Dem., Ga.) and Young
(Rep., N.D.) setting up price
props at 90 per cent of parity
on major crops-cotton, wheat,
corn, tobacco,.rice and peanuts.
These supports would go into ef-
fect when farmers voted for acre-
age controls and, in some cases,
marketing quotas.
*, * *
ANDERSON, supported by Sen-
ator Aiken (Rep., Vt.) and others,
had proposed a sliding scale of
supports, from 75 to 90 per cent
of parity.
Opera Singer
Mary Garden
Speaks Today
Mary Garden, former toast of
the opera on two continents, will
present the first in the Univer-
sity's Lecture Series at 8:30 p.m.
today in Hill Auditorium.
Miss Garden, who has been re-
tired since 1934, left her Scotland
home for a lecture tour of the
See PICTURE page 3
United States, under the sponsor-
ship of the National Arts Founda-
M * *
on "My Memories of the Opera."
The 72-year-old singer won
her acclaim first in Paris, and
then in America as star of nu-
merous coast-to-coast produc-
tions of the Chicago Opera Com-
She made her NewhYork debut
in 1917 singing in "Thais."
MISS GARDEN has previously
appeared at Hill Auditorium under
the auspices of the Choral Union.
During the war, she was a
frequent visitor to military hos-
pitals and camps, and was of-
ten visited by American fliers

arriving at Prestwich.
* * *
LIVING UP to its motto, "Art is*
the language of one world," the
National Arts Foundation and
Miss Garden are working, toward
making the arts more popular in1
the United States.
Tickets for the lecture are avail-
able at Hill Auditorium, and may
be purchased for this talk alone,
or for -the entire Lecture Series

Position on
High Court
Senators Vote
Approval, 48-16
ate yesterday confirmed the nom-
ination of Federal Judge Sherman
Minton to be an Associate Justice
of the Supreme Court.
It did so after rejecting by a
45 to 21 vote a demand by several
Republican senators that Minton
be summoned for questioning by
the Judiciary Committee. He had
expressed, ireluctance to testify,
saying he did not think such an
appearance would be proper.
* *. ,
made a motion that Minton's
nomination be sent back to the
committee, which approved it 9
to 2 yesterday. He said the Senate
should insist that Minton be
Senators Ferguson (R-Mich)
and Donnell (R-Mo.) supported
Confirmation came by a 48 to
16 vote after Senator Lucas (D-
1ll,), the Democratic leader, had
told his colleagues Minton will
servehhis country well on the high
S * * *
"YOU CAN'T judge a man by
what he does in the United States
Senate so far as his judicial char-
acter is concerned," Lucas said.
He added that "nothing good"
could come cross examination
of Minton by the committee.
Lucas said it would be "absurd"
to require his appearance.
But Donnell said he does not
think "that sufficient information
has been made available to me."
President Truman named Mn-
ton to fillnthe vacancy created by
the death of Justice Wiley B.
Navy Spirit
Probe Starts
vestigations were launched swiftly
yesterday in the aftermath of
Navy officers' charges that naval
morale is shattered and the na-
tional security weakened under
the unified defense setup.
The House Armed Services
Com'mittee scheduled a hearing
for Navy officers who feel that
the Air Force is being given too
much priority and that sea power
and its own air arm are danger-
ously slighted.
A FEW HOURS later, Admiral
Louis Denfeld, Chief of Naval Op-
erations, announced an investiga-
tion to determine how "confiden-
tial" naval correspondence con-
taining some of the charges hap-
pened to be made public last night.
One of the Navy's "cardinal
regulations" regarding confiden-
tial material has been broken,
Denfeld said. He said he was
"distressed" and indicated dis-
ciplinary action was in pros-
Denfeld said he himself did not
approve the charges, although he
had spoken in the correspondence
of the danger of stripping the
Navy of its offensive power, and
had noted the "present Navy-wide
concern" over recent defense de-

Young Democrats
Young Democrats on campus
will meet together for the first
time this year at 7:30 p.m. today
in the basement of Lane Hall.

BAd School Celebrates


25th Anniversary Today

The 25th anniversary of the'
School of Business Administration
will be observed today at a con-
vocation in Rackham Auditorium.
Dr. Edmund E. Day," the first;
dean of the BAd school, willbe'
principle speaker on the program,
which will begin at 11 a.m.
He will speak on "The Social
SL Will Hold,
FIrs Meeting
Of Semester
Student Legislature will open
proceedings for the semester at its
first meeting at 7:30 p.m. today
in Rm. 3A of the Union.
Plans will be discussed to broad-
cast an open meeting of the Na-
tional Student Association Oct. 13
in Rackham Amphitheatre.
* * *
THE MEETING is open to any
interested student, and is planned
to be primarily a "get ac-
quainted" period with students
and a report from NSA delegates
to the Congress held last summer
at Illinois.
A system of football "hosts
and hostesses" will be discussed.
The system will employ students
and student-manned informa-
tion booths stationed in and out
of the stadium sand campus to
direct and advise confused fans
on football weekends.
Other plans will be a system of
training prospective SL candidates
through committees and defining
the status of SL with all Univer-
sity schools.
A REPORT ON football tickets
will be made and plans for the
Homecoming Dance after the Mn-h
nesota game Oct. 22 will be laid.
Projects of SL's six commit-
tees will be approved for the
semester. A meeting of all com-
mittee chairmen will be held a
half hour before the SL meet-
Other projects to be taken up
are Tug Week (campus revival of
rah-rah), the Phoenix Project,
treasury report, World Student
Service Fund and NSA's Purchase
Card System.

' Responsibility of Business Educa-
* * *
SPECIAL GUESTS at the con-
vocation -will include President
Alexander G. Ruthven, Russell A.
Stevenson, the present BAd dean
who will introduce Dr. Day, deans
of all schools of the University,
and members of the first two
classes who graduated from the
BAd school.
Dr. Day, now Chancellor of
Cornell University, came to the
University in 1922 to head the
Department of Economics. In
July, 1924, the School of Bus-
iness Administration was estab-
lished by act of the Board of
Regents, and Dr. Day organized
and headed the first faculty.
A luncheon honoring Dr. Day
will be held at the Michigan Un-
ion following the convocation.
* * *
THE PROGRAM and the lunch-
eon will be attended by many of
the BAD '26 and '27 graduates
who, according to Prof. M. H. Wa-
termin of the BAd school, are
coming from Spokane, Wash., In-
dianapolis, and Washington, D.C.,
as well as from many cities in
Michigan and Ohio.
Classes in the BAd school will
be discussed at 10:30 today in or-
der that students may attend the
world News

DR. EDMUND B. DAY, first dean of the School of Business Ad-
ministration, will be the principle speaker at today's program
observing the 25th anniversary of the school's founding. Now
chancellor of Cornell University, Dr. Day will speak on the
"Social Responsibility of Business Education."
~* * * *

Second Place
Awarded to
Notre Dame
Oklahoma Rates
Next in First Vote
NEW YORK --(P) -Michigan,
Notre Dame and Oklahoma ran
1-2-3 yesterday in the season's
SfirstAssociated Press poll to pick
the top ten college football teams
from coast to coast.
For Michigan and Notre Dame
their position were the same they
held in the final poll at the close
of the 1948 season. Oklahoma
wound up as the No. 5 team last
* * *
FOURTH PLACE in the new
lineup was captured by Tulane,
while Minnesota landed in the No.
5 spot. Neither of them was in the
top ten whensthe 1948 campaign
came to a close.
North Carolina, third last
year, started off as the No. 6
club this time, followed in order
by Army, Southern California,
Southern Methodist and Cali-
fornia. Only Southern Cal in
that group failed to makethe
grade last year.
Eighty sports writers and broad-
casters participated, in the first
1949 poll. Thirty-four of them
placed Michigan at the top of
their ballots.
* s
ON THE BASIS of ten points
for a first place vote, nine for sec-
ond, and so on, the Wolverines col-
lected a total of 688 points out of
a possible 800.
Notre Dame drew only 15 first
place votes, two less than Okla-
homa but the Irish had enough
added support for second and
third to give them 627 points,
compared to 505 for the Soon-
Half a dozen other teams divid-
ed the remaining 14 first place .
votes. Four of them went to Tu-
lane, three to North Carolina,
three to Duke, two to Minnesota
See MAIZE, Page 6
Medina Seen
As Colorful,
(EDITOR'S NOTE-This is the second
in a series of iterpretive articles by
a Daily staffer who spent several days
covering the Communist trial in New
One of the most interesting as-
pects of the Communist trial is
the long-faced, blacked-robed man
occupying the Judge's chair -
Harold R. Medina.
In an age when Federal Judges
have moved from the position of
inconspicuous mediators of jus-
tice to subjects of front page head-
lines, Medina stands out as one
of the most colorful and contro-
versial men of the day.
* * *
MANY TIMES during the day's
proceedings the judge rather than
the witness is the center of at-
traction, for Medina is no passive
observer. One court room obser-
ver, commenting on the judge's
air for the dramatic, summed up
the trial as an affair where
"everybody wants to get into the
act, especially the judge."
He takes copious notes on the
proceedings, and when the word-

ing of a previous question or
response is under discussion, it
is often Medina rather than the
court stenographer who can sup-
ply the exact phraseology.
Frequently the judge takes over
the task of questioning the witness
on the stand.
THIS PART OF his court-room
behavior has brought sharp criti-
cism from the defense table, the
"Daily Worker," and the Com-
munist party.
This, plus direct criticism from
the defense lawyers, who are con-
stantly ref ering to a gesture or a
tone in his voice as being detri-
mental to the defense, makes his
job an exceedingly difficult one.
* . * *

. . to Head Republican
Planning Committee
Prof. Ford's committee was
planned two weeks ago by the
GOP state central committee, and
includes members from all partsl
of the state.

Rubinstein Compliments
Ann Arbor's Audiences

By The Associated Press
HOUSTON-A dying Gulf hur-
ricane flailed its strength away to
the Northeast last night after'
swatting this Texas metropolis andI
dealing a heavy blow to coastal'
crops. Farm losses ran into the
WASHINGTON - Legislation
extending social security to 11,-
000,000 more workers won its
first test yesterday as the House,
against Republicau protests of
gag rule," voted to bar any
amendments to the bill.
* * *
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia--Cze-
choslovakia chimed in with the
cominform chorus yesterday and
denounced her alliance and friend-
ship treaty with Yugoslavia.

An Ann Arbor audience is easier
to play to than many audiences in
the country's great concert halls,
piano virtuoso Artur Robinstein
declared - during an intermission
interview at last night's Choralj
Union concert.
"In the average audience, peo-
ple come and sit down thinking
of the dinner they have just eaten,
or the pleasant conversation they
have had. You have to work hard
to draw them out," Rubinstein ex-

"The movies did him a great
wrong, too," Rubinstein remarked,
'making a 'life of Chopin' which
had nothing to do with Chopin."
BUT THE CRITICS did him an
even greater injustice when they
claimed his music had become
hackneyed, Rubinstein said.
"No piece of music that is
really great can ever become
hackneyed. If it was great the
f rst time it was played, it will
always be that way," Rubinstein

Students Give Blood for WSSF's Benefit

Three more University students
donated pints of blood yesterday
to benefit the World Students
Service Fund.
This makes a total Af 28 st-

time by participating in the
The funds collected in this
manner til be used by the WSSF
o 'aV7 ns Q+.rto-v ana +

Students may donate blood at
the University hospital from
8-11:30 a.m., Sat., and 1-4 p.m.
Sun. Price urged that all students
interested in giving blood for the

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