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THE MICHIGAN DAILY SVNAY, NOVEMBER 2,1952

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NDECIDED CANDIDA
SwapCriti
Early Victor
4,

By HELENE SIMON
Okefenokee Swamp critters are
bilantly confident that their re-
ntly drafted presidential candi-
yte Pogo will walk away with
ore than the swampland vote in
e national election.
As the 'possum's campaign man-
'er and infallible strategist P.
Barnum analyzed it : "Pogo is
JRE to sweep the nation's im-
rtant undecided voters. He has
3 much in common with them;
ago is UNDECIDED himself."
REALIZING the expediency of
ialyzing this complex political
uation, this reporter boarded the
'st available river raft into the
urky Okefenokee territory for a
ecial interview with Pogo and
s loquacious sidekick Barnum.
Barnum expounded his obser-
ration that although all the
wamp critters were agreed
Pogo should enter civilization,
Pogo was still reluctant to shoul-
ler the responsibilities of human

"It ain't safe to leave the swamp
and go into the world of atomic
bombs and rocket ships. I'm goin'7
to stay right here with my fishin'
Pogo said.1
"You owe it to the ILLUSTRI-
OUS inhabitants of this BOUNTI-
FUL bayou to make the noble
SACRIFICE and lay yourself up-
on the altar of HUMANITY," Bar-'
nUm stated.
"I is happy here," protestedI
Pogo.
"It is PREPOSTEROUS to be-
lieve that you would pass up the
GOLDEN opportunity of achiev-
ing IMMORTALITY for happi-
ness," Barnum roared. "You will
go down in the ANNALS of history
as a great patriot. You will be
slurred in vicious CARTOONS in
every paper in the country. You
will be ATTACKED by all sides
for RADICALISM and CONSER-
VATISM. With luck you can be-
come a MARTYR. You may even
have the good fortune to be the
object of an assassin's bullet."
"I don't wanta be no martyr,"
Pogo said.
"Pogo, my CAPRICIOUS can-
didate, you owe it to your con-
stituency to accept the presi-
dency. We could use a couple of
deep freezes to TIDE us over the
Organ Recital'
At Hill Today
Prof. Fenner Douglas of Ober-
lin Conservatory will appear as
guest organist at 4:15 today in Hill
Auditorium.
His public "program will include:
"Prelude and Fugue in F major"
by Buxtehude; "Ciacona in F Mi-
nor" by Pachelbel; "Prelude and
Fugue in E minor" by Bruhns
and "Fantasie, K. 594" by Motzart.
The program will conclude with
a group of Bach: "Two Chorale
Preludes," "Sonata VI in G ma-
jor," and Toccata in F."
Prof. Douglass has toured as a
recitalist in Europe and America,
and in 1950 was awarded a Ful-
bright scholarship to study old
organs in Europe.
UNESCO To Hold
Panel Discussion
The UNESCO Council on cam-
pus will hold a panel discussion
on "Experiences in the Olympic
Games" at 8 p.m. today in the In-
ternational Center.
John Davies 53, Roy Pella, '54-
BAd, and Al Rankin, '53E, all of
whom competed for the Olympic
games, will be the speakers. The
discussion will be followed by a
business meeting.

Upset f.::.~ iT w~
ers edict With the election drawingk
nearer and the excitement of
the football season growing, a
y for Pogo group of Michigan House resi-f
dents mixed their politics with
gridiron loyalties yesterday.
T A 30 foot long, cross shap-\
ed banner hanging from theh
fourth floor of West Quad de-h
k dciared, "We Like Ike" along
its horizontal axis and "Defeat
Adlai and Illinois" on the ver-Y
tical strip.
Although Illinois was victor-
ous yesterday, Michigan House
president James Friedman, '54,
(1\k> said their hopes of pilling up i
the top score next Tuesday are,
undaunted.
SCANTY winter months. As
PRESIDENT you could pass leg-
islation for a swamp critters To EXa mine
social security act."
"Swamp critters is socially se-[T
cure without me bein' presydent," voting R ights SALLY GEIER DEMONSTRATE
the 'possum said. WILLIAM HELMS, REEVES H
"I would become your vice-pres- A*r*l
ident and go through the nation Antigfo anmppey
MAKING heart-rendinghspeeches marked ballot to a suspiciously Controversial Bt
on your behalf. I would leave a young-looking voter, may come un-
trail of TEARS behind me at every der the close scrutiny of an eagle Cuest of Reeves
WHISTLE-STOP - even though eyed election challenger at the SI
I'm not PARTIAL to household polls Tuesday.
pets," Barnum asserted. Chosen by the local committee Sally Geier, the pretty and tal-
Although Pogo is still unwilling chairman of both political parti ented baton twirler whose high-
to sacrifice himself for the presi- the ispector or elector acting as stepping at the'Indiana game at-
dency, at last observation Barnum challenger from his party may tracted much attention and con-
and the rest of the swamp critters challenge any person's right to troversy, yesterday watched the
were packing for the trip to Wash- vote if there is good reason to do Illinois battle from the stands as
ington. , , , a guest of the men of Reeves
IF THE CHALLENGER should House in the South Quad.
( Ufeel that a voter is not qualified According to Booth Tarkington,
CIs0 To Obtainto vote he may challenge the vote '53E, Reeves House president, the
and ask for a further chec5 on Reeves men wrote Miss Geier, who
Cheks Soonthe person's qualifications.
e Besides being present while
the voting is going on, challeng- sp e h C i i
Veterans attending the Univer- ers also have the right to in-
sity under the new Korean GI Bill spect the poll book and to re-
will begin receiving their certifi- main in the polling place during G roup ToM eet
cates of entitlement, which will the counting of the votes.
enable them to get allotment According to George Weins, To
checks shortly, it was announced Republican county chairman, the .OIfOrrOW
yesterday. challenge process in Ann Arbor
The mailing of the long-delayed has become mostly a matter of The Speech and Hearing So-
certificates by the Detroit regional formality as far as actually ques- ciety of the University will-hold
office of the Veteran's Adminis- tioning a voter's honesty. Its main its organizational meeting at 7:30
tration was made possible when value now is in a list of those vot- p.m. tomorrow, in the League.
the State's Superintendent of ing kept by each challenger.
Public Instruction approved the By checking this list against the Planning, after a semester as a
University for veteran's training list of registered votetrs late in local group, to affiliate with Sigma
under the new bill. the afternoon, each party's tele Alpha Eta, National Speecn and
All KoreanGI's registered here phone committee can contact Hearing Professional Society, the
are asked by the University's Of- those who haven't voted and urge group will be open to all students
fice of Veteran's Affairs to bring them'on with offers of transpor- in Speech Correction.
their certificates to 555 Adminis- tation, baby-sitting, or any other It will strive to improve rela-
tration Bldg., immediately upon service they might require to 'get tions between different class levels
receipt, for further instructions. them to the polls. at the speech clinic, make the work
being done at speech clinic m re
widely understood both by students
working in related fields and by
underclassmen and sponsor such
group activities as field trips and
lectures.
At its first meeting, the group
will elect delegates to the conven-
tion of the American Speeh and
Hearing Association, to be held in
Detroit.
4 Japanese Tea
Japanese students at the Uni-
versity will perform a Japanese
tea ceremony at 3 p.m. and again
at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon in the
West Gallery of Alumni Memorial
v a Hail.

Past Election
NightsQuiet
(Continued from Page 1)
Teddy Roosevelt boosters
learned of the trend toward his
reelection in 1908 from the stage
of the Whitney Theatre.
1904 was apparently the dullest
election night in campus history.
A few of the more politically-
minded gathered in local billiard
parlours for the returns, but con-
fusion on the telegraph lines re-
sulted in little news and the crowd
soon dwindled away.
Lincoln's election in 1860 re-
sulted in one of the largest po-
litical celebrations in campus his-
tory. A giant ox roast was held
on the campus from noon until
well into the evening.

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S TWIRLING TECHNIQUE TO
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is American Legion state twirling
champion and holds various other
baton titles, to offer a sort of
"vote of confidence." Miss Geier
responded with a letter and an
autographed picture, whereupon
the men decided to invite Miss
Geier and a friend, Pat Weigner,
to be their Saturday guests.
Asked how she happened to be-
come interested in baton twirling,
Miss Geier said that she took up
the halftime art while recovering
from polio in 1949. Recently she
has been demonstrating her abil-
ity on "The Happy Hour," Detroit
ABC television show.
Miss Geier said she was par-
ticularly impressed with the Uni-
versity's drum major Dick Smith,
'53 BAd., and their two baton
wielders Floyd Zarbuck, '54 A&D
and Bill Modlin, '55 "who were
really terrific."
The pretty majorette added that
she had been offered scholarships
from several colleges because of
her specialty.
She and her friend also ate din-
ner with the Reeves men and were
escorted to "Autumn Nocturne" by
willing house members.
-Gulantics To Send
Circulars to Dorms
Circulars for signing up for
Gulantics' auditions are to be dis-
tributed to all dormitories, fra-
ternities and sororities tomorrow,
Marilyn Grove, '53, announced
yesterday.
Gulantics is looking for an MC
as well as other talent, Miss Grove
said. Auditions will be held on
Dec. 6, 13 and 20, and all those
signing the circulars will be noti-
fied in advance.

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THE FLASHCARD SECTION pictured above played a key part
during the second quarter and the halftime performance at
yesterday's football game.
Among the colorful displays put on by the fifteen hundred stu-
dents who take part in the section were a "UM" and a "Hi I" during
the second quarter.
One of the stunts accompanying the band's performance at
halftime was a block "M." As a salute to last night's Tommy Dorsey
dance the section showed a yellow autumn leaf with the letters "TD"
in blue in the center. As a reminder to Tuesday's coming election all
spectators were urged to vote by a blue "VOTE" on a yellow back-
ground.

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