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iPJ Finalists Square Off at Open-House



Freshman Skier Wins
Central States Tourney


RETURN PERFORMANCES-Former Michigan stars M. C. Bur-
ton and Pete Tillotson will be eyeing opposing baskets tonight
when they take the floor for opposite teams in the professional
fraternity play-off game. Burton is a mainstay for the Falcons,
while Tillotson has been a season-long standout for Phi Delta Phi.
Burton, Tillotson Meet
In Pro Fraternity Game

Former Michigan teammates M.
C. Burton and Pete Tillotson will
be facing each other tonight. in
one of the featurehattractions of
Championship Night at the I-M
Burton heads the Falcons' entry
in the professional fraternity divi-
sion, while Tillotson will lead Phi
Delta Phi.
Lee Gets 44
Rookie George Lee, 6'4" Mich-
igan product, scored 44 points'
and led Denver's defending1
champons to a 114-104 victory
over Akron Tuesday night in
the final National industrial
Basketball League game of the
season. Lee, former Michigan
co-captain, signed with Denver
after graduating last June.

Tillotson, from Ludington, was
captain of the Wolverine cagers
for the 1957-58 season. Burton, a
junior at the time, held down a
regular forward position on the
same team.
One year later Burton and
George Lee succeeded Tillotson as
co-captains of the Michigan cag-
ers, who finished in a second-place
tie in the Big Ten race.
Both came to Michigan after
sparkling careers as prep stars
Burton led Muskegon Heights to*
the Class A state title in 1955, and
was named to the All-State squad.
Tillotson earned All-State recog-
nition as a center for Class B
They won't be the only ex-var-
sity cagers on the floor, howeve,.%
Jimmy Shearon, a three-year jet-
terman, will give added class to
th. Phi Delta Phi outfit, while
Bob Topp, who also performed as
an end on the gridiron, will be
giving Burton help on the boards
for the Falcons.
Five other championships will
also be decided, with most of the
action getting underway at 6:30.
The Falcons are a medical fra-
ternity; while Phi Delta Phi is
made up of business administra-
tion students.
I- 1 Basketball
Aphi Chi Sigma 56, Phi Delta Ep-
silon 55
Phi Delta Cii 25, Phi Rho Sigma 18
Tau Epsilon Rho 48, Delta Sigmia
Delta 28
Sigma Chii 36, Theta Xi 'l9
Sigma NU 25, Zeta Psi 21
Psi Upsilon 46, Delta Sigma Phi 30

For a fellow. who's suffered two
cracked ribs, a 17-stitch gash in
his side, and several sprained
ankles over a 12-year career, skier
Frank Bothwell surprisingly calls
himself lucky.
"I've never had a broken bone,"
Bothwell said. "Although some-
times I wonder why." A freshman
literary student from Marquette,
Bothwell was crowned Class C
champion in the Central U.S. Sen-
ior Mens Alpine Ski Meet at Mar-
quette last weekend.
"In fact, my most serious in-
jury," he went on, "was the re-
sult of getting my sweater caught
in a rope tow. The tow pulled me
right through the safety gate at
the end and into a big iron spike
in front of the pullies."
"It took about 17 stitches in
my side to close the wound."
Another time, Bothwell climbed
out unharmed after a somersault-
ing plunge into an icy stream.
The first-place gold medal he
won at the Central States Skiing
Association's annual meet repre-
sents Bothwell's finest effort.
By winning he advances to Class
B competition in the Central
States Skiing Association. Both.
!well's younger brother, Hank, 11,
took a third place in class 4 of the
same meet.
Most of Bothwell's competitors
in the meet worked out daily in
preparation for the meet. Both-
well has not been so lucky.
"It's hard to keep in shape
around here, let alone ski," he
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said. "I tried to keep my legs in
condition by Jumping rope and
playing I-M hockey."
"Michigan Tech and Northern
Michigan support skiing as a var-
sity sport," Bothwell pointed out.
"Generally speaking, their en-'
trants have an edge over skiers'
from schools where skiing competi-
tion isn't financed by the athletic

"Well, that's a different story,"
he smiled. "Naturally, the competi-
tion is terrific-but if I got thej
opportunity, I wouldn't hesitate
to take advantage of it."
"I think you should shoot for
the top in any sport," Bothwell'
said. "Going after it half way is
foolish." Which goes a long way
towards explaining Frank Both-
well's gold medal.
Bothwell has been skiing since
his father started him out at age
seven. The senior Bothwell has
never skied in competition, but
was a letter-winner in baseball at
"Starting young is a big advan-
tage, of course," Bothwell said,
"but I've seen some fellows learn
pretty quickly with some hard

Boston, St. Louis Win
NBA Playoff Contests

OSU Cager
Cuts Hand;
By The Assodiated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio--Ohio State
basketball star John Havlicek is a
probable starter when the Buck-
eyes face- NYU tomorrow night in
the NCAA semi-finals after nine
stitches were taken to close a cut
in his hand.
Havlicek cut the third and fourth
fingers of his right hand. while
pulling a paper towel from a dis-
penser at a campus dormitory.
,* * S
DALLAS-Pro football's Dallas
Texans picked up 12 more players
in the special draft to stock the
-new team with NFL veterans,.
Selected yesterday were:
Pittsburgh: Ray Mathews (back),
Bobby Luna (back), Ray Fisher
Detroit: Gene Cronin (end), Jim
Doran (end), Charlie Ane, (cen-
Chicago: Jack Johnson (back),
Pete Johnson (back), Don Healy
Green Bay: Don McIlhenny
(back), Nate Borden (end), Bill
Butler (back).
LAKELAND -- Bennie Daniels
and Jim Umbricht pitched a no-
hitter yesterday as the Pitts-
burgh Pirates blanked the Detroit
Tigers 5-0 in a Grapefruit League
game at Terry Field.
Exhibition Baseball
San Francisco 7, Chicago (N) 8
Milwaukee 4, 'ChIcago (A) 2
Kansas City 8, Baltimore I.
Boston 8, Cleveland 2
Pittsburgh 5, Detroit 0

... skiing champion

By The Associated Press
BOSTON - Tommy Heinsohn
and Bill Sharman came off the
Boston bench and carried the
Celtics to a 111-105 National Bas-
ketball Association playoff victory
over Philadelphia last night in a
pulsating finish.
Boston leads the best of seven
Eastern Division final series 1-0.
The Celts were in front 98-91
when Sharman, Heinsohn and
Bob Cousy were reinserted into
the lineup.
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis
Hawks, determined that lightning
won't strike twice in the same
place, out-classed the Minneapo-
lis Lakers 112-99 last night, to
grab the lead in the National
Basketball Assn. Western Playoff
Cliff Hagan led the scoring with
29 points and held the Lakers'
great Elgin Baylor to 19. Bob Pet-
tit poured in 23 and four other
Hawk players scored in double
* *- h
N EW Y OR K - The Boston

Bruins ended Jack McCartan's
almost magical goaltending spree
in just 34 seconds of the third
period last night, when they
scored two quick goals-for a 3-2
National Hockey League victory
over the New York Rangers.
The victory kept alive Boston's
chances for a Stanley Cup Play-
off berth. The Bruins trail fourth
place Detroit by two points and
both have two games remaining.


(Author of "I Was a Tee- Dwarf", "The Mta
Loves of Dobie Gis",; etc,)


M' Gym Duo Heads for NCAA Meet

of California in side horse, are
expected to defend their crowns.
Also present to give Csterland
plenty of competition, amon oth-
ers, will be Iowa's Larry Snyder
runnerup to Cole last year.
Two top tumblers, third and
fourth last year, will not be back
to improve their status. The; i re
Michigan's Bill Skinner and Jim
Brown, who just haven't been up
to championship form lately.


It was a dullish evening at the Theta house. The pledges were
down in the catacombs; the actives were sacked out upstairs,
not doing much of anything. Mary Ellen Krumbald was stick-
ing pins in an effigy of the housemother; Evelyn Zinsmaster
was welding a manhole cover to her charm bracelet; 'Algelica
McKeesport was writing a letter to Fabian in blood. Like I say,
it was a dullish evening.
Suddenly Dolores Vladnay stood up and stamped her foot.
"Chaps," she said to her sorors, "this is too yawn-making! Let's
do something gay and mad and gasp-making. Anybody got an
"No," said the sorors, shaking their little sausage curls.
"Think, chaps, think!" said Dolores and passed Marlboro
cigarettes to everybody, for if there ever was a smoke to start
you thinking, it is mild and flavorful Marlboro! Things come
clear when you puff that good, clean smoke through that fine
filter-knots untie, dilemmas dissolve, problems evaporate,
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Now Geraldine Quidnunc, her drooping brain cells revivified
by a good Marlboro, leapt up and cried, "Oh, I have a perfect
gasser of an idea! Let's hypnotize somebody!"
"Oh, capital !" cried the sorors. "Oh, tingle-making!"
At this point, in walked a young pledge named Alice Blue-
gown. "Excuse me, mistresses," said she, tugging her forelock,
"I have finished making your beds, doing your homework, and
ironing your pleats. Will there be anything else?"
"Yes," snapped Dolores Vladnay. "When I count to three,
you will be hypnotized."
"Yes, excellency," said Alice, bobbing a curtsey.
"One, two, three," said Dolores.
Alice promptly went into a trance.
"Go back," said Dolores, "back into your childhood. Go
back to your fifth birthday, back to your birth, to before your
birth, to your last incarnation ... Now, who are you?"
"My name is Bridey Sigafoos," said Alice.."The year is1818,
and I am in County Cork."
"Coo I" said the sorors.
"How old are you?" asked Dolores.
"I am seven," said Alice.
"Where is your mother?" asked Dolores.
"I don't know," said Alice. "She got sold at the fair last
"Cool" said the sorors.
"Tell us about yourself," said Dolores.


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