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(By Thornton W. Sargent, Jr.)
The conference title for 1920 was decided by the stars who
placed as follows:
Mile run-Won by Yates of Illinois; second, Burke of Notre
Dame; third, Ferguson of Ohio; fourth, Ramsay of Wisconsin.
Time-4:28 2-5.
440 yard run-Won by Emery of Illinois; second, Cretnall of
Cornel; third, Butler of Michigan; fourth, Donohue of Illinois.
Time-48 4-5.
ioo yard dash-Won by Scholz of Missouri; second, Johnson
of Minnesota; third, Maleckar of Wisconsin; fourth,: Stetz of Wis-
consin. Time-io seconds.
High hurdles-Won by Wright of Nebraska; second, Andrews
of Wisconsin; third, Wallace of Illinois; fourth,.Beardsley of Mich-
igan. Time-15 4-5.
Discus-Won by Higgins of Chicago; second, Weiss of Illi-
nois; third, Wilson, Illinois; fourth, Baker of Michigan. Distance:
140 feet.8 inches.
Shotput--Won by Baker of Michigan; second, Dale of Ne-
braska; third, Majors of California; fourth, Higgins of Chicago.
Distance: 43 feet ii inches. /
Javelin-Won by Hoffman of Michigan; second, Wilson of
Ilinois; third, Sundt of Wisconsin; fourth, Miller of Purdue. Dis-
tance: 172 feet io inches. Breaks Conference record by j feet 1i
High jump-Osborn of Illinois and Ivy of Earlham tied for
first, and second; third. Later of Michigan; Shidecker of Ohio and
G. Williams of Missouri tied for fourth. Height: 6 feet.
Broad jump-Won by Johnson of Michigan; second, Sundt
of Wisconsin; third, Cruikshank of Michigan; fourth, Keeling of
Indiana. Distance 23 feet 7 1-2 inches. Johnson's trial record of
Half mile-Won by Meighan of Notre Dame; second, Sprott,
Caifornia; third, Spink of Illinois; fourth, Nash of Wisconsin. Time
1:54 i-5.
220 yard dash-Won by Scholz of Missouri; second, Massen-
dale of Missouri; third, Johnson of Minnesota; fourth, Cook of
Michigan. Time: 21 3-5. Equalled 'Conference record.
Pole vault-Won by Andres of Wisconsin. Height: 12 feet
3 inches. Tied for second, third, fourth: Westbrook, Michigan,
Saughter, Michigan,. Peterson, California, Merrick of Wisconsin.
Height 12 feet.
Relay race won by Illinois; Michigan second.
220 low hurdles'W on by Knoelin of 'Wisconsin; Gallagher of
Kansas Aggies, second; Wright of Nebraska, third; Audres of Wis-
consin, fourth. Time-2 5seconds.
Hammer throw-Merchant of California, first; second, Bennet
of Illinois; third, Weiss of Illinois;.fourth, Higgins of Chicag'o.
Distance-I5o feet, 7 inches.
Two mile run-Won,by Furnass of Purdue; second, Wharton
of Illiniois; third, Watson, Kansas Aggies; fourth, Rathbun of
Ames. Time-9:33.

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(By Joseph A. Bernstein)
The University of Illinois track
team this afternoon won the Western
Conference) ichampionship, nosing
Michigan out of the honors. The Wol-
verines were second. Illinois finished
first in four places, tying for first in
one. Emery was probably the most
briliant performer.
Michigan was greatly handicapped
by the absence of Johnson from his
customary cinder path events. He
competed only in the broad jump, tak-
ing first. His condition did not war-
rant his entrance into the hurdles or
high jump,
Furnass of Purdue was one of the
acknowledged stars of the meet. He
came within four seconds of the two-
mile record.
The officials of the meet, lead by
the Michigan Varsity band playing the
Victors circled the field. They-halted
in the middle of the gridiron and play-
the Star Spangled Banner. The little
ceremony was very impressive.
Threatening thundershowers in the
afternoon. Referee Dean announced
to the stands that all the events would
be run off. Imnediately after the an-
nouncement a drizzling rain began to
fall on the field. Many of the athletes
ran for cover. However, the mile run
was started.
The heavy downpour handicapped
the milers severely. The rain was ap-
parently responsible for the slow
time, 4:28 2-5. Yates of Illinois won
the race but he was closely pressed
by Burke of Notre Dame. The 440-
yard run was likewise contested in
the rain but its time was considerably
better. Emery of Illinois took first,
with his time 48 4-5 seconds, Casper
of Notre Dame took second, Butler of
Michigan third, and Donohue of Illi-
nois fourth..
Scholz of Missouri was an easy vic-
tor in the 100 yard dash, leading his
nearest opponent by two yards at the
finish. He did it in 10 seconds flat.
Johnson of Minnesota was second.
Although a clos race, the hurdles
were run off in only 15 4-5 seconds.
Wright of Nebraska won, with An-
drews of Wisconsin second. Beards-
ley of Michigan was just beaten out
for third by Wallace of Illinois.
In the half mile Sprott of California
exhibited a sensational sprint, clos-
ing out Spink of Illinois for second
place. Meighan of Notre Dame cap-
tured first in the fast time 1:54 1-5.
Spink of Illinois added two points to
the Indian record with a third. Nash
of Wisconsin. finished fourth.
Scholz of Missouri duplicated hi
performance 'in the 100 yard dash by
capturing the 220 'in record time-21
3-5 seconds. His performance was
brilliant. Massengale of Missouri,


raska, Wisconsin showed good men in the
:61/; half mile, broad jump, and shot put,
ggins, Sundt placing in the two latter and
souri, Nash qualifying in the 880. Chicago
, Chi- survivors from yesterday's events will
Baker, appear this afternoon when Speer will
dlater, run the half mile and Higgins com-
Mich- petes in the shot and discus. Yester-
8:2%; day the big Maroon won the latter and
inois; took fourth in the shot put.
Nebraska Takes Shot Put
in the
ale of Nebraska's entry in the shot put,
Sornia, Dale, emerged first from the prelim-
throw inaries, tossing the weight 43 feet, 7
rst 1w 1-2 inches, an inch ahead of Majors.
' over Cornell's one man track team, Bret-
nall, ran Emery, the Illinois captain,
in thea hot race in the quarter forcing him
-, but under 50 seconds to win. McClung of
, b Missouri qualified in the shot put, and

Miller of Purdue in the javelin. Sla-
ter, the dark skinned son of Iowa,
threw the discus well and will be in
the finals this afternoon. Indiana
placed one man in the broad jump,.
Keeling, and Meehan and Kasper of
Notre Dame showed their heels tp the
field in their heats of the half and
quarter mile respectively.
This afternoon's big events will
start at 2:15 o'clock with Illinois and
Michigan the ruling favorites. Wol-i
verine stock took a big boost with
the showing of Carl Johnson in the
broad jump and if his performance be
any criterion of his condition some
unexpected points may roll in. Cali-
fornia still is' conceded a chance of
victory, however, as are Wisconsin
and Chicago.

Varsity Wins'
Madison, June 4.-Michigan's
baseball team won the undisput-
ed diamond championship of the
Western Conference yesterday
afternoon by defeating the Wis-
consin nine at Madison 8 to 4
In a 10-inning game.
The victory gives the Wolver-
ines their third consecutive
championship and is the twen-
ty-fifth straight Conference
game Lundgren's teams have
won in the past three seasons.
The Wolverines have copped
the title every year since their
re-entrance into the Conference
and have lost only one diamond
contest. .
his teammate, took second; Johnson
of Minnesota third, and Cook of Mich-
igan fourth.
The two mile race produced a con-
test that was more than interesting to
watch. With a field of 17 entrants.
spread over the entire track men were
running at almost every point. Wat-
son of the Kansas Aggies took a sprint
on the second lap that netted him a
tremendous lead. Furnass of Purdue
stuck close behind him and finally
passed him on the last. lap, taking
first by 15 yards. ' Watson dropped
back on the home stretch yiel ing sev -
ond to Wharton of Illinois.' Watson
finished third. An Ames man took
fourth place.
finished. Earle of Michigan, although
near the last ran a beautiful race with
a Wisconsin man, beating him by an
inch. Similar contests ensued be-
tween each pair that finished.
Maynard of Michigan took - sixth
'place. The race placed Illinois in the
lead over Michigan.
In the 220 low hurdles the stands
arose en masse with a tremendous'
shout "Beat Illinois." Only one Illi-
nois man /was entered, who finished'
last. k

(By Bob Angell)
Michigan was the big scorer in t
field events, with 23 points. Johns
Baker and Hoffman were responsit
for the three firsts which the Wolve
ines took in the meet.
Wilson, of Illinois, Higgins of t1
cago, and Merchant'of California we
also big point winners in the weigh'
Higgins who was' touted as one
the best °weight men in the Confe
ence was handicapped to a certain. e
tent by illness, the effects of whi
have not left him.
Heavy downpours which descend
after the first few minutes of the me
held up the field events, for half
hour. As soon as the rain cleared t'
pole vault and discus events were co
Higgins of Chicago won the disc
with a throw of 140 feet 8 inchi
Two Illinois men, Weiss and Wilsc
were next. The result was as e
Joe Baker of Michigan finished I
career as a Wolverine by winning t
shotput from a strong field with
43 foot 11 inch heave. Higgins
Chicago, doped to win, was only at
to take fourth. Dale of Nebraska a:
Majors of California were second a
Hoffman of Michigan broke t
Conference record for the javel
with a throw of 172 feet 10 inch4
This beats his throw of 'yesterday
2 feet 1 inch and the former Conf
ence record by 7 feet 11 inch
Wilson of Illinois was second wi
Sundt of Wisconsin and Miller
Purdue third and fourth.
Osborne of Illinois and Ivy, an ad
ed starter of Earlham, tied for fi
in the high jump at six ;feet. /Lat
of Michigan placed third, with Geor
Williams of Missouri and Shidecks
of Ohio tied for fourth.
Carl Johnson won the only event
which he entered-the broad jum
with a -leap of 23 feet 71-2 inch
He made this mark in the prelimi
aries Friday-. He was bothered w:
a bad ankle today so that he was al
to make but 22 feet 9 inches. u
of Wisconsin 'was second, .Cruiksha
of Michigan third, and Keeling
Indiana fourth.
Andres of Wisconsin cleared the
at 12 feet 3 inches to win the p
vault. Wesbrook and Slaughter
Michigan, Merrick of, Wisconsin a
Peterson of California were tied
12 feet for second, third, and four
Merchant of California lived up
expectatiogA by taking the hann
with, a heave of 150 feet 7 inches. T
Illinois men, Bennett and, Weiss tc
second and third, while Higgins
Chicago was fourth.
Scholz of Missouri lived up to E
pectations by capturing firsts in b
events in which he entered. He 'v
the high, scorer of the meet.
Baker, Hoffman and Johnson e
took a first in their respective eve:
for the Wolverines.


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f. In the
by a half



lify in the dis-
ut. Majors had
nd in the shot
event men l a)
noon, as Sprott
half mile with.
loafed across
his heat of the


This year's Michiganensian, delaye
three weeks because of the gas shor
age in Kalamazoo, will be on sale be
t«seen the.hours of 9 and 12 and 1 an
5 o'clock starting Monday at the Pres
The men in charge of this is-
sue are: Editor, Thomas H.
Adams; assistants, Joseph A.
Bernstein, Robert C. Angell,
Thornton W. Sargent, Thomas
f E. Dewey, Paul Watzel, Leo J.
Hershdorfer, Hans W. Vahl-
teich, Norman C. Damon, Wally


Brimming full of good literary ma-
terial the June number of the Chimes,
featuring Alumni articles, will be of-
fered to the campus 'on ,Thursday 'or
Friday of next week.

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