Oosterbaan, Vrisler Issue Public Apology
By PHIL DOUGLIS
Daily Sports Editor
In unprecedented public apolo-
gies, Michigan football coach Ben
Oosterbaan and Athletic Director
H. O. "Fritz" Crisler last night
expressed their regrets to Ohio
State University over the un-
sportsmanlike conduct of several
members of the Michigan team in
The formal apologies came after
two conlferences with the Wolver-
ine coaching staff and varsity
Widely described in the Detroit
papers as the most "shameful inci-
dent in Michigan football history,"
the incident resulted in the widest
and most pointed criticism perhaps
ever leveled at a University of
Michigan athletic team.
Crisler's apologies were personal
letters to OSU president Dr. How-
ard L. Bevis and Richard C. Lar-
kins, .the Buckeye's Athletic
Oosterbaan's statement "read:
"Michigan regrets very deeply the
incidents which occured during
the final minutes of the Ohio
State game. The players ejected
from the game-not for any physi-
cal act, but for arguing with the
officials-have apologized to their
teammates and to the coaches and
they wish to express their deep re-
grets to the Michigan family."
Oosterbaan Says "Never Again"
Oosterbaan went on to say: "We
have always had great pride in our
record of sportsmanship and I
believe justifiably so. You may
be sure that every effort will be
made to see that nothing like this
Crisler, in his letter to Dr. Bevis
and Larkins said, "We owe you
and your institution an apology
for the untimely conduct of one
or two Michigan players in the
game last Saturday.
"I want you to know that we
deplore the unharnessed display of
emotions which has no place in
the relationship between Ohio
State and the University of Michi-
"Permit me to congratulate you
on Ohio State's fine victory. Your
team defeated us fairly and
squarely and I want to congratu-
late you further and compliment
you on winning the conference
championship, which you boys so
"Rest assured we will exert every
effort to prevent recurrence of
The incident resulted after Ohio
State had scored its final touch-
down of the afternoon, upping the
score to 17-0. In full view of the
nearly 100,000 spectators who
packed the giant bowl, the Michi-
gan team protested vigorously to
the officials that Howard. "Hop-
along" Cassady, Buckeye ace,,had'
fumbled before crossing the goal
line, and that the touchdown.
should have been disallowed.
In the final two minutes of play
eight penalties were called on
Michigan, most of them for per-
sonal fouls and unsportsmanlike
Free-For-All Erupts Referee Comments
From this point on, the game Meanwhile, Detroit newspapers
disintegrated into a virtual free- quote Anthony Skover, a Detroiter
for-all, with 'Michigan bearing who refereed the game, as saying
most of the blame and the penal- that "he and the other four game
ties. officials were powerless to stop
Two Michigan players, Ron the free-for-all during the last
Kramer and Al Sigman, grew so two minutes of the game."
vehement in their protests that Skover declined to state the
they were ejected from the game. exact reasons why Kramer and
Sigman were ejected, but he added
that "in seven years of conference
officiating, the last fwo minutes
were the most out-of-hand" he
had ever seen in a conference
Skover went on to tell how "the
boys. were 'so keyed up on botl
sides I really can't blame any of
them for what happened."
When asked why he didn't call
off the game when things got
rowdy, Skover said "There was
more at stake than just a game
See REFEREE, page 7
FOOTBALL IS GAME
See Page 4
Latest Deadline in the State
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1955
VOL. LXVI, No. 50.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (R)-
Joao Cafe Filho moved last night
to reclaim the presidency of
Brazil-posing the nation's third
government crisis in two weeks.
But a congressional leader pre-
dicted Congress will approve a
resolution barring Cafe's return.
With tension mounting in the
capital, armed troops surrounded
the presidential palace, the Cham-
ber of Deputies, the War Ministry
and other key points. Troops pass-
ing through the streets en route to
their posts were applauded by by-
The government also imposed
censorship on political news in
newspapers, radio stations and
* outgoing news cables.
The area around the presidential
palace was sealed off by troops.
Provisional President Nereu Ra-
mos, the second of Cafe's substi-
tutes, presumably was inside the
Cafe made his bid late yesterday
afternoon after he was discharged
from a hospital where he under-
went treatment for the heart at-
tack~ that forced him to take a
leave of absence from the presi-
dency. He sent Congress a mes-
sage announcing he was taking
over the post from Ramos.
But the House of Deputies has
under debate a.resolution designed
to block any such move and Viqira
de Melo, House majority leader,
said its approval was assured. The
resolution declared an extension
of Cafe's disability to hold office.
The opposition to Cafe's return
stems from the belief of some con-
gressmen that he favors a coup
aimed at keeping the winner of the
October presidential election, Jus-
celino Kubitschek, from taking of-
fice Jan. 31. The majority of con-
gressmen are Kubitschek support-
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'Toy Gun Holdup Third in Ten Days;
Disguised Bandit Escapes By Car
By VERNON NAHRGANG
Ann Arbor's third holdup in ten days occurred last night when
two men robbed a Kroger store with a toy gun.
One of the men entered the store at Jackson and Maple Streets
about 9:10 p.m. yesterday. Holding his hand in his overcoat pocket
as if he held a gun, he handed the cashier a note demanding all large
Trembling, the cashier was forced to scoop $10 and $20 bills into
a paper bag. The bandit, wearing dark-rimmed glasses with his hat
pulled down over his face, made his escape into the parking lot
where his accomplice was wait-
Used 1950 Olds
The two drove off on Stadium
Blvd. in a 1950 light green Olds-
Detectives found a gray, metal
toy gun in the parking lot where
the escaping bandit dropped it.
They also looked for the note
which the robber had taken with
him, but were unable to find it.
Description of the gunman ap-
pears to be similar to that of the
man who held up the National
Food Store Nov. 12. Police have
been unable to find any trace of
the Food Store bandit or of the
man who held up the State
Theater Nov. 13.
Some time early Sunday morn-
ing the rear door of Slater's Book
Store washbroken into. Police-
man on the beat found two rear
doors open and a window knocked
out of the inner door. Nothing
has been reported missing.
'No Connection With Resignations'
Capt. Rolland Gainsley of .the
uniformed and plain clothes forces
sees no connection between the
string of holdups and the resigna-
tions of 11 officers who have now
left the force.
"We've still got the same num-
ber of men working that we al-
ways have working," Capt. Gains-
ley said yesterday. All members
of the police department .are now
working 12-hour shifts, with the
exception ,of a few officers on traf-
Police have no description of
the accomplice who waited in the
car, but they describe the gunman
as being about five feet, two inches
in height, with pock marks on the
part of his face that showed be-
neath his hat. This description is
close to that of the man who fig-
ured in the first holdup.
Until Nov. 12, there had been
no holdups in the Ann Arbor area
since early 1954. in the past ten
days, since the police resignations
were announced, there have been
BAGHDAD, Iraq () - Britain
and four other members of the
Baghdad Pact took the first steps
yesterday to set up a permanent
defense organization along the
Soviet Union's southern border.
The premiers of Iraq, Iran. Pak-
istan and Turkey met with British
Foreign Secretary Harold Mac-
Millan for the inaugural council
meeting of the newly formed alli-
They also set up a military com-
mittee of high officers of all five
nations to draw up proposals for
a permanent military structure
binding members into a NATO-like
The defense organization being,
set up ties the Middle East with
NATO in the west through Turkey
and to SEATO in the east through
Pakistan, a member of the South-
east Asia. Treaty Organization.
MacMillan and the four pre-
miers-Nuri Said of Iraq, Hussein
Ala of Iran, Adnan Menderes of
Turkey and Chaudrhi Mohammed
Ali of Pakistan-met for the first
time under the alliance in Al
Zahour Flower Palace on the out-
skirts of this ancient city.
Premier Said of Iraq opened the
conference with a pledge to aid
any Arab state threatened by Is-
His statement was regarded here
as intended to help soften the op-
position of Egypt and some of the
other Rab League members of the
MacMillan said the pact mem-
bers welcomed "the massive in-
fluence and support of the United
Top Strategists Air
THURMONT, Md. (M)-President
Dwight D. Eisenhower and his top
defense strategists-who flew in
from Washington in helicopters-
met yesterday at secluded Camp
David in the snow-covered Catoc-
The President drove 22 miles
from his farm home at Gettysburg,
Pa., for his first meeting with,his
top defense plainers--the National
Security Council and about . 15
experts in defense and diplomatic
strategy-since before his Sept. 24
heart attack at Denver.
The first Air Force helicopter
landed with Secretary -of State
John Foster Dulles; Sherman Ad-
ams. the President's chief deputy;
Chairman Lewis Strauss of the
Atomic Energy Commission; Un-
dersecretary of State Herbert
Hoover Jr.; Budget Director Row-
land R. Hughes; and Robert R.
Bowie, director of the State De-
partment policy planning staff.
Vice-President Richard M. Nix-
on and Dillon Anderson, President
Eisenhower's special assistant for
national security affairs, came in
The meeting was the President's
first opportunity for a full-scale
review of the nation's military
strength and diplomatic position
since negotiations for a peaceful
solution of cold war differences
with Russia collapsed at the Four
Power Geneva conference of for-
eign ministers. As is usual, the!
meeting was private.
Other 'Copters Land
The third 'copter brought in
Secretary of Defense Charles, E.
Wilson; Secretary of the Treasury
George M. Humphrey; Harold
Stassen, special assistant to the
President on disarmament; Atty.-
Gen. Herbert Brownell; Theodore
Streibert, head of the United
States Information Agency; and
Gen. Nathan F. Twining, Air Force
chief representing the Joint Chiefs
The fourth plane brought Nelson'
Rockefeller, presidential assistant'
for psychological strategy; John
Hollister, head of the Internation-
al Cooperation Administration; Ar-
thur S. Flemming, defense mobil-
ization director; James S. Lay, ex-
ecutive secretary of the NSC; and
S. Edward Gleason, his assistant.
The landing field is located
about the length of a football field
from the President's lodge.
Ike to Return to Gettysburg
Today the President returns to
Gettysburg to meet with his Cabi-
The President walked the 300
yards from his lodge to Laurel
Lodge for yesterday afternoon's
session stopping to look at the heli-
copters hovering overhead. He was
with Allen W. Dulles, a brother of
the Secretary of State, who flew
into Gettysburg yesterday morn-
ing to brief the President on in-
telligencenreports in advance of
the meeting. Dulles is director of
the Central Intelligence Agency.
To Fight Plan
BOMBAY, India (W)-More than!
200,000 rioters led by Communists
and Socialists of -the extreme left
turned this big industrial port into
a smoking battlefield yesterday.:
Ten persons were reported kil-
led and 250 wounded and 1;000
were under arrest when uneasyf
quiet was restored.
Police and army units stood on
the alert last night. There was ;
sporadic violence even after dark-
The worst riots in Bombay in
the eight years of India's inde-
pendence grew out of demonstra-
tions of protest against the decis-,
ion of the central government of
Prime Minister Nehru to make a
separate state of Bombay, India's
second largest city. The state of!
which it is now capital would be#
split into two new states at the
- )aiy-Esther Gouasmit
THE DEANS OF WOMEN received loud cheers and applause from
the audience as they and the housemothers presented a skit on
the housing shortage at the 22nd annual Fortnite held last night
in the League. Martha Cook took first place with their presen-
tation of "A Fall (Staff) Tale."
Adlai Claims Su pport;0
It was the first time under an ~ e s I ti~~
independent Indian governmentJohnson Sees Vctory
that troops had to be called to!
help police quell disorder in Bom- i
---- CHICAGO OP)-A smiling Adlai 1
Made As Defense
NEW DELHI, India (M) - The
two high men of the Soviet Union
lashed out at "Western reaction-
aries" in speeches before the In-
dian Parliament yesterday, .-
Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin
told the 700 members of Parlia-
ment that the Western Powrs are
to blame for "settIng the problpm
of disarmament back 10 years,"
Nikita Khrushchev, first secre-
tary . of, the.- Comunst party,.
charged that "reactionary circles"
tried to intimidate Russia with
atomic bombs and "as a result we
were forced to create atomic and
"Spirit Causes Indigestion"
"The spirit of Geneva causes
indigestion to certain persons,"
who are still "trying to follow the
notorious policy of 'from a posi-
tion of strength,'" Khrushchev
Both Khrushchev and Bulganin,
who were interrupted frequently
by cheers df Parliament members,
declared. Russia and India are
united in an "unending battle for
Both vowed respect for India's
right to choose its own path of
The Soviet leaders, who are on
-a goodwill tour of India, Burma
and Afghanistan which is expect-
ed to last about a month, an-
nounced no change in their sched-
ule which calls for a visit tomorrow.
to Bombay where rioting yesterday
resulted in 10 killed and 250 in--
Nehru Warns Soviets
At a state banquet Sunday
night Bulganin and Khrushchev
were told by Prime Minister Nehru
that India does not intend to be
beguiled by their visit into stray-
ing from. her chosen path of neu-
India is "in no camp and no
military alliance," he said, and
only wants to be in the camp of
"peace and goodwill." His words
seemed to deny the Soviet claim
to heading the only true forces for
To Visit Asia
Harry H. Lunn, '54, former
Daily Managing Editor, left Hol-
land last week. to visit Asia as a
member of an international dele-
gation of university students.
President of the United States
N a t i o n a l Student Association,
Lunn joined students from Scot-
land, Guatemala and the Union
of South Africa in preparation for
the four-month tour of Asian col-
leges and universities.
As a member of the five-man
The Robert Shaw Chorale and
Orchestra will give the fifth con-
cert in the Choral Union Series at
8:30 p.m. today- in Hill Auditor-
Sponsored by the University Mu-1
sical Society, the group of 30 sing-
Communist leaders raced about'
the city on motor scooters flying
hammer and sickle flags, egging
on the frenzied mobs and ordering
them to "capture" the state legis-'
lature, which was meeting to dis-
cuss the city's future under the
new state plan.
Danny Ziegler was driving
down Main Street at 10 p.m.
Saturday night when he saw
someone following him, police
Ziegler stopped his car in
front of a store to see what the
man wanted. The person fol-
lowing him jumped out of his
car, ran up to Ziegler's and
stuck a rifle in the window.
'Bystanders threw snowballs
at the rifle-toting man and he
to "greatly increased" support in
his bid for the Democratic nomi-
Stevenson's statement was made
in connection with the formation
of the National Stevenson for Pres-
ident Committee to coordinate the
efforts of volunteer workers in
He visited the new headquartersx
of the committee in the Board of
The committee will have as co-
chairmen Barry Bingham, presi-
dent of the Courier-Journal and
Louisville Times Co., and Mrs.
Edison Dick, wife of a Chicago
Archibald Alexander, Democrat-
ic national committeeman for New
Jersey, will serve as director of
Newsmen talked briefly with
Stevenson at the new headquar-
E. Stevenson yesterday laid claim
Meanwhile, in Whitney, ' Tex.,
Senate Majority Leader Lyndon
Johnson (D-Tex) said last night
President Dwight D. Eisenhower is
the best the. Republicans have to
offer but that "is hardly a compli-
ment, and even the greatest men
in our history could not have
borne the dead weight of the pre-
sent Republican party." .
Smells Democrat Victory
He went on to say there is "the
smell of victory in the air and it
is keen and unmistakable" for the
Democrats in 1956.
But he warned "the next elec-
tion is no pushover..It would still
be possible for us to snatch defeat
from the jaws of victory."
Johnson said he has never ques-
tioned the patriotism or integrity
of his friends of another political
"But even the most rock-ribbed
Republican will admit that Eisen-
hower's party responds a little
faster to the fat cats than to the
ers will present Bach's "Magnificat
in D major for Orchestra" and
Honegger's "King David Symphon-I
There engagement here.- is one
of more than 90 coast-to-coast
appearances which mark the Chor-
ale's tenth American tour. The; By The Associated Press
singers have appeared in every H V
state of the Union except SouthlPope Has Vision of Christ...
Dakotand NevaP p
Shaw and the Chorale are best
known nationally from tours, re-
cordings and appearances with
Arturo Toscanini and the NBC
Symphony in broadcasts of Beeth-
oven's "Ninth Symphony" and
- VATICAN CITY-The Vatican said yesterday it is true Pope
Pius XII had a vision of Jesus Christ during his illness last winter.
IA brief announcement from the office of Vatican press director
Luciano Casimiri said, "This press office has been authorized to con-
firm what has been announced by the weekly illustrated Oggi in its
issue of Nov. 24 about the vision of the Holy Father in the course of
IGLOOS AND KAYAKS?
PentagyonHonors Two Heroic Eskimos.
By The Associated Press
Most people are aware by now "The walrus is good eating,"
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'Missa Solemnis," as well as for his illness of December 1954." vvmWAHINGTOLN - A couple o 'm s ut .kimuos dont live in
performances of the Verdi operas The current issue of Oggi, a picture magazine of wide circulation R ecognized heroic Eskimos are in town, shat- igloos, and Walunga drove that
"Aida," "Falstaff," and "The which appeared on newsstands last Friday, said the vision occurred tering illusions right and left point home neatly.
Masked Ball." when the Pope's illness reached a climax on Dec. 2, 1954 and he was DENVER UO-A store proprietor The Eskimos, both members of "Igloos? Sure, I've seen an ig-
Tickts or he cncet ae Ireciting the prayer "Anima Christi (Soul of Christ) ." picked John Gilbert Graham, 23, 1teAak ainlGad ee10 h aepaeyuswa
available at the offices of the out of a line of seven prisoners honored at the Pentagon yester- igloo, in a geography book."
University Musical Society in More Ra yesterday as the man who bought day for leading a party to the Dressed in their warm winter
Burton Tower. *us*A*"Tests?.20 to 25 sticks" of dynamite three speedy rescue of 11 members of a costumes, they dropped by the
TOKYO-A Japanese scientist said yesterday he believes the days before a dynamite bomb blew Navy patrol plane shot down by Smithsonian Institution for a look
- sion ctaffenm atirtnin + te ia as riaon. a m1afin Siberia h ina . TTr~a A irinph an the Russians over the Bering Sea at how scholars think Eskimos live.
Walunga said. "Walrus liver is
better than cow's liver."
They were talking through that
incredible maze of inner corridors
in the Pentagon when a reporter
asked Walunga, "Which way is
north?" Without even bothering
to look for moss on the Pentagon
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