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LEONARD AND DEMPSI
Fans Believe Benny, Take

EY ANNOUNCE RETIREMENTc
Jack's Wheeze With Gain. 01 Salt
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INTRAMURAL PROGRAM HALF FINISHED

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j Work On Schedule for Rest of Year Started
'ith. ;.halt: of the year' s program 1being entered in. fraternity play. Thy 1
p mpJeted, the: Michigan intramural teams haveexitdunua streng-
(iep44y1tent has already commenced;
fitsarrngeent forthesecnd cm-th and no one squad has demonstrated
? e ter duriz g whiich time ,a series of marked superiority over any of the!1
inter-Fclas s,,;nter-fraternity, andl inter- others. Indoor track, one of the fea-
group as well as all-campus events ture events of the winter progranal
will take 'place. Phi Gamma Delta ;will draw somue of the University's l
fraternity ,is leading at the close of leading contenders.. for. wing, bonors.Ei
the fall and winter program but is phi Sigma Kappa, winner of the cross-it
h~ard pressed by Beta Theta Pi and :country title will have a strong entry.
t Kappa Nu. Volleyball play will commence as!i
Inter-fraternity competition in the soon as the courts are cleared fob-1
six fall sports found the greatest num-l lowing basketball competition. A Ii
j leer of entries in the department's I large numbet' of entries have beenl
history. Phi Gamma Delta won the promised.
speedball title after two hard foughtl Bowling this year was far above the
victories in the semi-finals and finals fae'iyaeaeacrigt
against. Phi Sigma Delta and Beta' tranmural department officials. The
T'heta Pi. Originiated by Elmer D.I qualifying score this year was 40
MNitchell. director of the dlepartment,1 points higher than last year, indica-1
speedball has bcome one of the most tine of the superiority of play. SigmaI.
popt~lar of campius sports, its en- ;Chi, winner of the event was neverl
1 thusiastic reception evidenced by its headed after the qualifying round,
intsitution .,t many of the leading col1- (nte ring the finals fully 100 pins
leges .of the middle west.! ahead of Phi Gamma. Delta. Chi Psi
'Cross country competition was won played the best 5-man game running
by Phi Sigma Kappa and the handball u tp a score of 882.. Bud Heath of the
title was annexed by Kappa Nu. ThetaI Delta Phi house won the three-gamen;
D~elta Chii sprang a surprise in the_ singles event turning: In a score of';
wrestling tournament by eliminating 6~44 for the trio. His scores were 226,1
Pil Beta D~elta ini the finals. Phi 229, and 189. Knapp of the Delta

MODERN FOOTBALL STARED IN 1875
Tilt Between Harvard and Yale Basis for Game
EBy Curl OhIii1acGher However, the game between Harvard
Football, the great American ,col- and Yale in 1875 was the real origin
legiate pastime, will have its 50th, of the sport as now played. The rule
birthday when November 15, 1925 rolls at that time was that "to secure a goal
around, thre ball must pass between the goal
Football, in an embryonic form, pc>ts and over a crossline 10 feet
was playedl lefore that time, but 1875 high," This rule -was part of tine
was the year of the first game under code known: as "concessionary rules"
rules that were the forerunners of the wii ch were to-ade to govern. the con-
modern game, test. Harvard scored four field goals
{The first collegiate tilt was played: in the game through this rule. The
between Princeton and Rutgers No- new or-dinances were bitterly criti-
vember 13, 1859. The game came into cuezd by the old-timers, who consid-
instant popularity, and was taken uip 'e:'Qd them a blow at the game. Thley
by many more colleges the next year. (Continued on Page Fifteen)'
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E1RERTIRSO N44 CJ4AMPio'4 F9 and oldstein to the varsity squad s
71 6'..iiBoywA5 .j dring; the last two years. l
KNtOCED, Or ~% , : igminu Phi as awarded the swim-c
,)C 4IhSOd ;Wr'ing title after a cometition consid-je
creel the stiffest in several saons.
;' c \\ling awards uivert to Sigma Chi,,I
w ,hose players rolled the high score
of the tournament held at the Union."
1Competition has been brisk among
the professinail fraternities, with Phi
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lihteihtLn ot.__-__________________ most. campus fraternities andI socie-1
By Norman . Browii to Plradelpi d Jack O'Brien. 'Poi their remaining years handickpped as tisti-otmr hn7 em
Jack Dempsey and Benny Leonard, thirteen rounds Fitz fought O'Brien a result of the pomnelings or. 1n1
champions of, the heqvyweigh ram to a draw. TThen his strength gave juries, physical or mental, they' re-!
lihwigtiin4"e buti.l all Fitz,91mons' case an exdep: ceived from padded mitts . THIN
the nlyre~Jy geat hamioA~of ion.if-you will. Take that of Sulli~a-
the present day, have annrouncedl their The great old mauler was five yar _______________
retirement. older than Demprsey now is when Lori U
The announcement 'oan, of coarse;,,bt hWdhmta cec ~~
j aknwiha rino sl.win over bruter strength.fnegl During the next few mont~ .j
But, accepting the statements as! Jack Johnson, cleverest of wtr you will have need for costum
a 4 ttlie.'slt'ia'tldr theteby .]tee 't P ; 'k: .fighters -o .. odern Atimes a . t rl I l t
r~eat, ackld 'im etire3 henthe
ed, is an odd, one. lattake Ji Jiie. hIi ableness. Let us help you in
According to .thi liehsoislatter was thirty-five. Johnson him- tecetn ffok htwl
both men are ,ju i -29-one year shy' self was 37 when. Jess Willard, old' ilhtenr u'i~it
oftli 3 ~v. Ad ee yar4as champions go, stepped into the, be a foreword of fashion in .'
ste pping out 'of active life as far as ring tow, -batter' the "di~sipated 'black' themselves.......iireeyorett-
the r accepted- vcation Is.concerned ,man~down. ,,t 1 'lI i ~Jf nedne.
int6 retirement. I The list of lightweight champions
T1he situation is an unheard of one. contain several men who fought long Wh'1en ,you think life
Consider c:empsey's case. i afte the 35 mark. insurance-think
The world's heavyweight champion i Frank Erne was fghtng at 33.
steps out at the age when many of Leach Cross was still in the game at tI
his predecessors were in their busiest, 37. Joe Gans was 34 when he stepped
days. Why, Bob Fitzsimmons was six out-and he had fought several battlesfrj
years older than Dempsey when he to Leonard's one. -
won the heavyweight crown from Jim~ Other divisions contain men who
Corbett. He held the title two years, I fought long after the 30-year mark.
losing it in 1899 to Jim Jeffries in Stanley Ketchell was going good at'
eleven rounds of rip-snorting fighting 33 ereDxn raeto eti ,onsulting Costumer
at Coney Island.. erweights, was in the ring at 36. j 222 Nickels Arcade _
Fitz was forty when he met Jef- ,Kid Lavigne was boxing exhibitions Phone 3059-W 'j
fries again in San Francisco and for at 41._______________________________________
six rounds threatened to regain theE On the other hand, however, many,
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viorisly. ; money gone-or found themselves _
At 41 he was still fighting. Rlecords' burned out and worthless as a result'.=
shdw that he gave George Gardner 'of repeated beatings in the ring.-
a real.licking in Frisco' when on the, Dempsey and Leonard may be self- _I-
road to forty-two. ; ish in deserting the ring in their T
The freckled one was at the ripe, prime. But no one can ametem.=
old pugilistic age of 43 when he: for wanting to dodge the fate of those _
finally relinquished his second title, who gave their all to the ring-arnd ^
that of light heavyweight champion, died young or wanderped down through _ t ..
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single game when he rolled 236. ,
D~elta Tha ta Phi, witinier of the 19231
competition was elinilnated. in the
early rounds of this. year's play.
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