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HE MICHIGAN DrILY

THURSDAY,

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THER DRIES SQUAD HARD IN
EFFORT TO FIND SU-ITABLE FIVE1
erines To Oplen Season At Ciu- Martin has the weight that is lack-
unati With Team Which Will I jng among the other men, but it a
Be Light But Fast trifle slow. He will be a valuable
man is he can speed up his game.
tD POSITIONS APPEAR As only nine men are to be carr-
FILLED; OTHERS, IN DOUBT 'i ed on the trip, Coach Mather will have
. to pick his men within the next few
.h the holiday trip only a week days, which will be a tough propos-
Coach Mather is hard at work I ition considering the peculiar situ-
pting to find a combination ation that now exists.
will work well enough to bring,
gan's basketball team through
cessful season.
annual jaunt, which starts with d
ame at Cincinnati, Dec. 22, willn
as a means of getting the squad
ape for the Conference games
icoime later. However, the r
Brine five must be organized so No entries for the Western Confer-
teamwork can be developed on ence Bowling tournament and the fra-"
ip, and Mather is having a hard bowling tournament will be
getting together a suitable com- a n ife5o'lk.this fter-

UNCLE SAM LOOKING OVER HIS BOYS FOR
OLYMPIC MATERIAL; PROSPECT'S BRIGHT

good this time as he was three yearsI
ago. When he is himself he is king,
Iat the 1,500-meter distance. And, to!!
follow his pace, the UL. S. has Wat-1
son, Buker and either Goodwin or
Kirby for his running mates. Good-
win, New York A. C. boy, has been in-
teresting track experts with his rapid.
development.
Bob Legendre should be the star of
the broad jump. This brilliant colleg-

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BETA THETA PI WINS
SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP
PRACTICALLY DOUBLES SCORE OF
NEXT TEAM9 DELTA
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jack of Forwards
n paper the squad looks formid-
e, but there are several factors to
:aken into consideration which the
pe" does not show. In the first
ce, there is a notable lack of for-
d material, Haggerty and Hender-
are the only letter men out for
Nard berths. Cherry, Beukema,
Stegmeier are good prospects,,
as yet the coach has been unable
ocate a pair that suits his taste.
men have not yet hit their stride,
when their shooting reaches its"
form, there may be some means of

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noon, at the Intramural office.
Following the schedule for the last
basketball practice before Christmas
vacation: 6 o'clock, tonight, Tau Delta
Phi, Kappa Nu, Alpha Sigma Phi,l
Peers, 6:30 o'clock, Phi Delta Theta,
Kappa Sigma, Zeta Psi, Freshman sec-
tional groups 9 and 10, 7 o'clock, Tri-
gon, Lambda Chi Alpha, Theta Chi,
Cygnus, 9:30 o'clock, Delta Alpha Ep-
silon, Pi Kappa Alpha, Xi Psi Phi,!
Beta Phi Delta, 10 o'clock, Phi Kappa
,Sigma, Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Mu
Alpha, Sigmus Club.

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ian can approach the record marks Winning four first places and garn-
with consistant regularity. Hubbard ering plenty of secondary positions at
of Michigan, and Geist, eastern jumnp-
the final line, Beta Theta Pi massed 29
or, give the U. S. two other good
men. Landon and Osborne can make points and won the annual fraternity
six feet, four inches in the high jump. swimming meet for the third consecu-
As long as "Old Man" McGrath and tive year, yesterday afternoon at the
the veteran Pat McDonald can answer Y. M. C. A. pool. Delta Upsilon placed
"present" to the Olympic roll call the I second with 15 points to their credit,
weight events are safe. They will have while Theta Chi was a close third with
sonib real competition again, how- 13 markers.
ever, as the Finnish heaver, Portola,! Gow, Beta Theta Pi, displayed speed
will carry his country's cplors. in the first event, the 40 yard free
Milstead, star of Yale's football 1 style and passed the line one second
eleven the past fall, may shine in a ahead of Wittingham, Theta Chi. Gow
new role if he is in form when the was clocked at 19:6. W. Kerr, Beta
discus event is called. Houser and Theta Pi, was awarded third place

Ashton are two other good emulators
of the Greek stars.
France may surprise the rest of the
world in the coming Olympiad. Spur-
red on by her pride France hopes to
develop a squad of athletes that will
do her justice in the coming meet.
To this end the athletic coaches ant
experts have formed a committee tc
take the lead in producing "super ath-
letes" who can hold their own against
the world-wide competition.
The past gridiron season had more
than the usual number of tragedies.
Nine high school and five college
players were killed and five amateur
and professional players met their
deaths. Probably the most unusual
case was that of a Cleveland, O., high
school player, who died of strangul-
ation during a game at Willoughby,
O., when he swallowed a chew of to-

over Mayer, as the latter went out of
his lane.
Another bright and likely navigator
for future'"Varsity swini.ning teams,
Sampson, Phi Kappa Sigma, was un-
covered in the meet. In the 220 yard
free style he had no trouble in win-
ning, being timed at 3:17:5. W. Kerr
nosed out Haidle by two yards for sec-
ond position.
Backstroke is Close
The finish in the 40 yard backstroke
was close, W. Kerr, navigating the
distance in 27:4, two feet ahead of K.
Kerr, Beta Theta Pi. K. Kerr was dis-
qualified and second place was given
to Wittingham. 011, Theta Chi, was
the next to complete the race, gain-
ing his place a few yards ahead of
Beatty.
One of the events which had been
looked forward to with much anticipa-
tion by the many spectators was the
100 yard free style. In this race Gow
and Sampson had a chance to test

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cking the best duo. Haggerty is an!
curate shot, but he is exceedingly{
ght. Consequently, the other for-
ard should be big enough to offset F
eorge's lack of weight. However,
ere are not any men who combine
ever shooting with an abundancea
brawn.
The center problem is not yet clear- An interesting incident in connect-
up. McWood, Doyle, and Emery ion with the return of Percy Haugh-
e fighting it out for the position, ton to football coaching duties a year
th McWood holding the edge. He ago leaks out as this 1923 season is
as second-string pivot man last laid to rest.
ar, and is capable of playing an ex- Haughton had resigned his post at.
lient brand of basketball. The other Harvard because he felt he should
*o candidates are also good 'mater- give his time to business and financial'
., and it is a problem as to which of matters. Then came the call from
e three will be given the call. Columbia. Haughton hesitated to re-
Guard Situation Fair enter the game.
The guard situation is not quite so It was Mrs. Haughton who finally
mplicated. Captain Birks is sure decided for him.
one of the positions. Harry Kip- "It may not pay you well, but you
won his letter as a guard last sea- love the game and the work as coach.
n, and it is probably that he will Besides, Columbia feels that the
used as Birks' running mate. school needs you," said Mrs. Haugh-
owever, Harry is far from being a ton.
avyweight, and with Haggerty prac- Percy accepted.
ally a certainty for one of the for-, The story came out at a recent din-
ardberths, the Wolverine squad ner of the university letter men .
)uld be exceedingly light were "Kip" Which should earn a "C" for Mrs.
be used regularly. Both Harry and Haughton, in our estimation.
aggerty make up in speed what they -
ek in weight, but the other tonfer- While the annual indoor track
ce schools have heavy, fast teams, meet of Stuyvesant high school,
ich would wear down an aggreg- Brooklyn, N. Y., this month does not
on made up of smaller men. Lan- interest fans in more distant parts
e, Deng, and Martin are other likely of the country, athletic oflicials will
ospects for the guard positions. (Continued on Page Seven)

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(By Norman E. Brown)
American athletic leaders are con-1
cerned these days, and rightly so, with!
the prospects of the Americans win-
ning the Olympic games next year in
Paris.
It will be recalled that while the Un-
ited States colors fluttered at the top
of the pole three years ago in Ant-
werp, America's usually over-whelm-
ing supremacy was threatened by thel
Finnish runners and athletes of one
or two other European countries.
However, America's prospects seem
brighter for the games next summer
In the three years that have elapsed
new stars have been developed who C
should strengthen the weak parts of
the team.
Four years ago Murchison and Pad-1
dock were the main stars and prin-
cipal hopes. Now Leconey, Lovejoy,
Hussey and one or two others loom
up as good material in the dashes.

Reports from- some circles say that The A. A. U. can't afford to keep
Paddock will not compete, partly be- him out because of any little differ-
cause of his run-in with the Amateur ences and Paddock ought to heed thej
athletic union and partly because he call and give his best again.3
has just suffered an injury to his Joie Ray is one of the veteran Olym-
ankle. ,pic performers who ought to be as

bacco when tackled.

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E. W. Garbisch, cadet football cap- their comparative speeds and the
tain for neat season played with former came home the winner by a five_
Washington and Jefferson where he: second margin over his dangerous riv-
was captain of the team, before :go- al, in .59:4. This was the fastest race
ing to West Point. In 1921 Garbisch of the afternoon. Goebel, Phi Sigma
played center for the cadets and has , Kappa, was a close third.
held that position ever since. (Cintinued on Page Seveik)
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