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VOL. LXII, No. 64 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1951
Air, Ground Wai
By The Associated Pess
Korean truce negotiations inch
ed along yesterday with some pro
gress-but not much-on a com
promise proposal for policing a:
armistice while snow and rain o:
the battlefront reduced ground ac
tion and halted the record l-da
series of jet air battles.
Allied and Red subcommitte
delegates met in Panmunjom a
11 a.m. today (9 p.m. last nigh
Ann Arbor time) in an effort t
iron out differences on two point
IN THE MAZE of words atten
dent to the talks, these point
were in dispute:
1) Whether both sides should
designate an equal number of
representatives on an armistice
S'. commission, and 2) how to limit
troops during an armistice.
Although the delegations stil
sharply disagreed, observers at thi
Allied camp believed the day wa
approaching when the talks woul
move swiftly. It appeared, tha
they. might reach a compromis
solution on the supervision prob
lem in the next week or sooner.
Once that is disposed of, th
next question is exchange of pri
Once again the Reds rebuffe
an Allied suggestion that a sub
committee start work on the pri
soner item at once.
* * *
AT YESTERDAY'S talks, the
opposing subcommittees reached
general agreement on these three
1. All armed forces to stop
shooting and bombing within 24
hours after an armistice becomes
2. Troops to withdraw from
the demilitarized zone within 72
hours after an armistice; and
3. Troops--except military p-
lice-to stay out of the demili-
A committee of staff officers
completed work yesterday on map-
ping exact boundaries of the pro-
visional demilitarized zone across
It was an 11-day job.
ON THE warfront it was one of
the quietest days since the Reds
invaded South Korea June 35,
Even the U.S. Fifth Air Force,
whose planes range into North
Korea rain or shine, reported only
103 sorties yesterday. Since Nov.
?. 26, when the series of jet dogfights
began, the Fifth has flown an av-
erage of 700 sorties daily.
'Yesterday's scanty missions
were flown against rail targets on
the east coast near Wonsan. The
Air Force reported tracks were cut
in 18 places.
No Street Football,
EQ Men Warned
East Quad residents who play
football in the street may find
Stheir game a little expensive, Ann
Arbo police warned yesterday.
There is a city ordinance against
playing either football or baseball
in city streets that can carry as
much as a $50 fine or 30 days in
jail as a penalty.
No arrests have been made yet,
police report, but complaints on
football playing are increasing and
could lead to fines unless the Quad
men cooperate and stop using the
streets as playfields.
} Ann Arbor felt another last gasp
of summer yesterday with a tem-
perature o; 62 degrees that
equalled the previous high set in
In Detroit, the same reading
broke a 59 year record Jor the same.
date by four degrees.
Howeved, all good things must
come to an end-the weatherman
predicts rain and colder today.
Ban on Varsity
By CAL SAMRA
Once an All-American swimmer, now an author and Professor of
English, Allan Seager suggested yesterday that the University ban
varsity sports outright and "grow flowers in the stadium."
Prof. Seager, who was dubbed All=American two consecutive years
for his swimming feats on the 1928-29 Wolverine squad, said: "If the
University is assumed to be a place concerned with the improvement of
the mind, then I can see no reason at all for varsity athletics."
*: * * *
THE BARITONED short story writer lashed out at "proselyting,
semi-professionalism, and coaches who bring athletes to college solely to
play and nothing else."
Calling it a "phoney deal," he added: "If the University
brought athletes here primarily to educate them, all right. But
* * *> that's not the case."
The entire varsity football team
voiced strong support of the Uni-
versity's athletic set-up and Wol-
verine coaches at their annual
"bust"'Thursday night in Detroit.
Before the Detroit Alumni Club,
Captain Bill Putich read a state-
e BIG TEN ENDS FRESHMAN
e ELIGIBILITY, see Page 3
ment signed by all members of the
d 1951 team:
"In view of the current
charges that have been thrown
at football which cast a doubt
upon the relative value of parti-
cipation in the game, not only
our own University, the mem-
bers of the 1951 football squad
feel that they must come to the
defense of football as it is played
at the University.
"We wish to emphasize that
we participate in the sport solely
because we enjoy it, and not be-
cause of any superficial gain we
may reap. Above this, we feel
that we benefit in terms of char-
acter development, poise, and
self-reliance through an inti-
mate contact with each other.
with our fine coaches, and with
the intrinsic values of the game
"Of course, there are com-
plaints and grumbling by the
players themselves, b u t this
seems to have become an in-
alienable right of all athletes.
Football is rough and it is time
consuming, but not more so
than any oher extra-curricular
"Proof of this is the fact that
the grade level of the 1950 Rose
Bowl Squad was higher than
the over-all averae of the male
student in the University.
"But this is only natural for
we are representative of the
student body, not employes of
the athletic plant. We spend
our afternoons on the practice
field with the knowledge that
time spent this way is not an
excuse for unprepared lessons.
"Also, we would like to take
this opportunity to express our
thanks and reveal our sincere
confidence in the University's
coachingastaff, not only for
coaching ability but for ability
to bring the men close to them.
In this way they have made
each Saturday time for fun and
withut the extreme pressure
that is said to exist at other
Again some of us (may have
griped or complained, but all of
us agree that we would rather
play under these men than un-
der any other coaching staff in
"Despite the number of scan-
dals that have been revealed,
they have affected only a small
part of the game. The evils are
not inherent in the sport itself.
The game is still noble and fine,
and still able to fulfill a service
to the young men of our coun-
"So, the 1951 squad expresses
its confidence in the athletic
system at the University and
hopes that it can be continued
so that future generations may
benefit from its fine training as
AT- QflAT THTI' ?1iaa~in .
He charged that many athletes
come to the University only to
play, and forget their academic
"If we completely eliminated
varsity sports," the 'M' Club mem-
ber explained, "then there would
be no incentive for bringing a stu-
dent to college just to play games."
Otherwise, he grinned, "If
we're going to maintain the
present set-up, let's go all out
and really be professional. Let's
not sneak around the bush; let's
pay our athletes outright, and if
they don't deliver-get rid "of
Prof. Seager, however, insisted
that he was -not against sports.
"Intramural athletics are fine."
* * *
THE AUTHOR-professor, who
played both basketball and foot-
ball at',his high school in Memphis,
Tenn., was an oustanding mem-
ber of the Michigan swimming
team in 1927, '28, and '29.
In 1931, when he went to Ox-
ford University to resume his
studies, he was honored as "Var-
sity Swimming Champion of
England." He also rowed for the
English university. Since 1935,
Prof. Seager has been teaching
English at the University.
Seager, who dislikes being called
"professor," has written Old Man
of the Mountain, a book of short
stories, , and has authored two
novels, Equinox and The Inheri-
"Matt" Mann, swimming men-
tor who tutored Prof. Seager,
was out of town and unavailable
Meanwhile, in New York Gen.
Douglas MacArthur was also con-
cerned about the college football
situation-but in a different way.
MacArthur said he feared the
college gridiron game might "fall
within the clutches of rapidly ex-
panding federal controls."
Ga lens Drive
Students and Ann Arborites dug
deep in their pockets today anC '
put $3,300 into the buckets of the'
Galens Christmas Drive.
Over one-half of the $6,000 goal
set by the medical honorary and
service society, the funds collected
amounted to several hundred dol-
lars more than was collected on
the first day of last year's drive.
Money collected in the annual
two-day drive is 'used by Galens to
finance the Christmas Party,
Galens Shop and the "All Year
Christmas" fund for the young-
sters confined to niversity Hospi-
tal. The 24 Galens will be at the3
same spots on campus and in the
downtown area again today.
VIENNA, Austria-(P)-A purge
of the Czechoslovak Communist
Party from top to bottom was an-
nounced from Prague yesterday in
a Russian-language radio broad-
The housecleaning has the
avowed purpose of removing any
chance that Titoism might spring
up in Czechoslovakia to overthrow
the Moscow-dominated govern-
ment and replace it with indepen-
dent, or national Communism.
The new purge is linked with
former Foreign Minister Vlado
Clementis, jailed a year ago for
alleged Titoist plotting, and Rudolf
Slansky, former Party General
Secretary, jailed two weeks ago.
Thedecision for a sweeping "re-
organization reaching from the
lower ranks up to the highest level
of the party" was taken day be-
fore yesterday by the Party Cen-
tral Committee, the radio said.
It was mapped out by President
Klement Gottwald in a report as
GOTTWALD said 22 of the 97
members of the committee had
made self-critical speeches at the
meeting-a common prelude to ar-
Slasky was arrested while try-
ing to flee to the West with "the
aid of agents of the Western im-
perialists," Gottwald said.
A woman member, Mrs. Jar-
mila Taussigova, was caught up in
the purge and accused of being a
Slansky accomplice. She was ex-
pelled from the Party and board
membership and excluded from all
President Gottwald said Slansky
was arrested just as he was trying
to escape from Czechoslovakia
with aid of foreign agents.
Several members of the Central
Committee at Prague pleaded
guilty to charges of having toler-
ated subversive activities of Slan-
sky, the radio reported.
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - A Senate
"watchdog" committee, headed by
Sen. Lynden B. Johnson (D-
Texas), yesterday hit at wide-
spread waste of money, supplies
and manpower at six U.S. Air
Force bases and declared sharply
"the days of luxury are over."
CHICAGO-Gen. Hoyt S. Van-
denberg, Air force Chief of Staff,
said yesterday in an address be-
fore the Executives' Club that the
MIG-15 has appeared in great
enough numbers in Korea "to con-
vince even the most skeptical that
Soviet Russia had solved many of
the problems connected with the
production of jet aircraft."
LISBON, Portugal - A B-29
Sp e r f o r t Bomber with 16
men aboard crashed Thursday
night five miles off the island of
Sao Jorge in the Azores, re-
ports from Lagens Air Base said
VERMLLION, S.D.-The Dean
of the University of South Dakota
Medical School, scene of two "hu-
man guinea pig" deaths last Aug-
ust, has been committed to a Fed-
eral hospital as an "habitual user
ALMOST ANOTHER-Michigan forward Doug Mullen waits anxiously in front of the Montreal
nets to receive the puck from behind the goal, as Montreal's Claude Hotte fals to the ice in sup-
port of goaltender Marcel Auger. The Wolverines won, 9-2.
Michigan Puckster Scor(
9-2 Victory over Montrea
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UN Assembly Opposes
Red China Membership
PARIS - (P)- The United Na-
tions General Assembly reaffirmed
yesterday its opposition to UN
membership for Red China and
then voted for the fourth time in
favor of admitting Italy as a full
Fifty-four members of the 60-
nation organization backed Italy's
bid, but a Soviet veto in the Se-
curity Council is expected again
BRUSSELS, Belgium - (J) -
Competent Belgian and American
officials here said last night Bel-
gium is renouncing further direct
aid under the Marshall Plan.
Since 1948, Belgium has receiv-
ed $32,375,000 in direct grants and
an overall total of $615,138,000,
the Economic Cooperation Ad-
ministration (ECA) here said.
Meanwhile, the Belgian Gov-
ernment ,is reported to be prepar-
ing a plan for expenditure of
counterpart funds to be submitted
to ECA authorities for approval.
Counterpart funds are made up
of Belgian franc deposits equiva-
lent to the direct grant dollars
obtained. They must be used ,for
purposes approved by ECA.
"Metamorphosis," the movie
about a man who turns into a
five-foot cockroach, completely
produced on campus, has its
world premier in Hill Auditorium
Wednesday and Thursday.
Only a limited number of
seats are left for today's per-
formance of "Messiah," and to-
morrow's performance is sold
out, according to Charles Sink,
president of the University
The oratorio will be sung by
the University Choral Union at
8:30 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m.
to balk the .will of the majority.
The Russians have vetoed Italy
three times in the past.
ONLY THE FIVE nations of the
Soviet bloc voted against Italy
yesterday. Ethiopia abstained.
The vote came on an Americ-n-
backed measure asking the Se-
curity Council to approve Italy's
U. S. Rep. John Vorys (i-
Ohio) spearheaded the American
drive. Italy already is adminis-
tering the territory of Italian
Somaliland for the UN and has
the right of participating in the
trusteeship council without vote.
Tumult marked the session in
which the assembly upheld again
the right ofsthe Nationalist Re-
gime of Chiang Kai-Thek to rep-
resent China in the UN.
Set for W ednesda y
Peering from behind a pile of
dog-eared peanut butter sand-
wiches, Peg Nimz, '53, managing
editor of Gargoyle, announced
"Mmmmrrf chomp uggl."
When asked whether it was real-
ly true that Gargoyle was selling
on Wednesday, Miss Nimz violent-
ly nodded her head in the affirma-
tive and remarked coyly, "Glllb
WASHINGTON - (") - Mock
atom bombs theoretically rained
on Washington yesterday - the
tenth anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
On paper, the nation's capital
suffered fearful losses in lives,
with the Capitol, the House and
Senate office buildings and the
Union Station all damaged.
It was part of a test to see how-
quickly Washington could be de-
fended if a sneak attack should
But it was a strange kind of
mockery. No troops and no planes
were used. The war, which began
yesterday and ."ends today, was
fought entirely bn paper.
To add to Washington's troubles,
1,509 "ruthless, well trained and
vicious" enemy troops had para-
chuted in and were ready to take
over the city.
As for the bombing, it theoretic-
ally tore up the town in a rectan-
gular slash one and a half miles
wide and three and a half miles
No estimate was made of the
number who presumably would be
killed in such an attack. But one
communique said 2,500 needed me-
dical help-and all hospitals in
the area were badly damaged.
No mention was made of the
White House, which was on the
edge of the area supposed to be
M' Gets Five Goals'
By ED WHIPPLE
Engineer Vic Heyliger opened
the throttle another notch on his
Michigan hockey team and the
Wolverine Express roared past
Montreal, 9-2, in the Coliseum last
Michigan is scheduled to roll
against the Carabins again to-
night at 8:00 p.m. in the Coliseum.
The win was the NCAA Cham-
pion Wolverines' second straight
of the new season.
STARTING slowly, Michigan
picked up a head of steam as he
contest wore on, and finished with
five goals in the "third period
against a Carabin sextet boasting
many of the players that tied and
defeated the Wolverines in two
games last year.
Heyliger's chief firemen were
George Chin, a sophomore speed-
ster, and his linemates Captain
Earl Keyes and Pat Cooney, an-
other sophomore, who stoked the
Maize and Blue boiler with five
goals. Chin and Keyes bagged
On the defense, Willard Ikola,
flashy soph goal tender, thrilled
the near-capacity crown of 3700
with a succession of hair-raising
saves, that, in the words of Coach
Heyliger, "stopped a "ast six sure
Montreal goals." Iola tuo~e
aside 27 Carabin blasts, whilet
the rink's other end Montreal's
goalie, Marcel Auger, stopped 25.
IN THEIR FIRST home start of
the campaign, the Wolverines dis-
played teamwork, passing, and
checking, which was noticeably
absent in their opening 11-1 tri-
umph over ragged MSC.
Play for most of the first per-
iod made it look as if a tight
defensive battle were in the of-
fing, although both sides came
close to scoring before Chin got
the first goal at 17:35.
Doug Philpott narrowly missed
tallying for the Wolverines in the
first minute of the game, as did
Johnny McKennell two minutes
later with Michigan short handed.
But it remained for Chin to break
the ice with his score from a
scramble six feet in front of Mon-
KEYES SET UP the marker
with some fancy stick-handling,
and Chin cashed in a rebound af-
ter Cooney forced Auger to the
ice to stop a short blast.
Wing Bernie Quesnel scored
the first Montreal goal out of a
scramble while Michigan's Bob
See COONEY, Page 3
WASHINGTON-(AP)-A tax of-
ficial testified yesterday t h a t
Charles Oliphant, resigned Chief
Counsel of the Internal Revenue
Bureau, displayed "unusual" in-
terest in a tax fraud case against
Abraham Teitelbaum, self-styled
victim of a $500,000 shakedown at-
Another witness, R. D. McLean,
told House investigators that Oli-
phant helped to delay another tax
evasion case, which has never
come to trial.
Richard G. Schwartz, a Revenue
Bureau attorney, testified that
Oliphant overruled h i m when
Schwartz questioned the official
designation of Teitelbaum's case
as a "racketeer" case.
McLean, a Justice Department
Mar November Health
By HARRY LUNN
Student health during November was generally good, University
Health Service reports, but cases of gastro-intestinal upsets of an un-
known origin were higher in the past month than in the last three
As usual, upper respiratory diseases, which affected 610 students,
headed the list of diagnoses, with the mysterious stomach upsets,
sometimes known as "galloping dysentery," which struck 198 coming
One-Third of Students
Live 'U in U' Dormitories
More than a third of the Univer-
sity students live in residence halls,
according to the official Univer-
sity housing report, released yes-
The rest of the students are
scattered all over campus, living
anywhere from fraternities or
sororities to the Rackham Bldg. or
St. Joseph's Hospital, the report
the affiliates who live at home, in
rooming houses or apartments.
Of the rest of the campus dwell-
ers, more than seven per cent live
at home, five per cent are com-
muters, 10 per cent live in women's
league houses, four per cent are
residents of Willow Village, Uni-
versity Terrace, and Veterans'
Housing Project, and less than
second on the list. Also on the in-
cras in Nonvember wereroom
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