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PArGr SIX

THE MICIIIGAN DAILY

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1928

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WILLS OR TUNNE
WLBE OPPONENT
Veteran Promoter Arrives In New
York With Contract Calling For
Fight In September
JACK PREFERS WILLS
(By Associated Press)k
NEW YORK, April 27.-Tex Rickard!
came home today with Jack Dempsey's
signed contract in his pocket. The
contract, he explained, signs Demp-
sey to fight under his promotion in
defense of his heavyweight title
against either Harry Wills or Gene
Tunney, some time in September,
"somewhere in New York or New Jer-
sey."
Rickard refused. to stipulate just
who would be Dempsey's opponent andj
furthermore, he said, the opponent
may not be announced until two
months before the fight, the final datP
for naming the challenger under the
terms of the agreement with the.
heavyweight champion.
"I don't know who it will be," said
Rickard, "but I'll tell you right now
Dempsey would rather fight Wills
than Tunney. He figures the negro,
will be an easier opponent."
"As soon as Pm ready with an op-
ponent, I will go to the State Athletic'
commission, lay out my plan and ask
for official approval.'
Rickard scoffed the report that
┬░Tunney and Wills would meet in an
elimination test before the Dempsey
light under his direction. But, he ad-
mitted, he knew Paddy Mullins, Will's'
manager, had signed a contract with
another New York promoter, signing
Wills to fight Tunney in the event his
alleged contract with Floyd Fitzim-'
nons for a Dempsey match is abrogat-
ed.
v Harry Wills said today he had never'
received any money from the Floyd
Fitzimmon's interests for a proposed
match with Jack Dempsey. Rickard
contended that Mullins received $25,-'
000, but that Dempsey did not receive
a cent and therefore the Chicago in -
terests abrogated their contract with
Dempsey and made it ' possible for
Rickard to step in and get the cham--
pion's signature.
Baseball Scores
American League
R. H. E.
Chicago .......010 000 231-7 16 0
Detroit ........003 002 30*-8 7 1
Chicago-Lyons, Thurston, Connally,l
and Schalk, McCurdy.
Detroit-Holloway, Wells, Dauss,
and Bassler.
R. H. E.
Cleveland . .000 300 000 2-5 10 0
St. Louis .. .000 001 002 :0-3 7 2
Cleveland-Buckeye, Benge, and
Sewell.
St. Louis-Gaston and Dixon.

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Lenglen Not To
Compete
Here--Pyle
(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, April 27.-Suzanne
Lenglen will not compete in the
United States Women's Tennis cham-
pionships at Forest Hills in August
in connection with her forthcoming
trip to this country to fulfill a motion
picture contract.
This was disclosed today by Charles
JC. Pyle, Chicago promoter, after filing
a request with the United States Lawn
Tennis association for sanction for ex-
hibition matches contemplated for the
French women's champion.
The advisory committee of the, U. S.
L. T. A. was to have considered this
request at its regular weekly meeting
but postponed action until next week
without indicating what course would'
be taken.
Mlle. Lenglen's plan to stay out of1
the American title tournament is not1
expected to meet with favor among
tennis. officials who pointed out today'
that inasmuch as she is coming to this
country anyway, it would be looked
upon as a return courtesy for her to
compete here in view of the entry of
Miss Wills in the French champion-
ships.
According to Pyle and his repre-
sentative, William IH. Pickens, who,
closed negotiations with Mlle. Leng-i
len abroad recently, the French ace
plans to arrive here late in August.,
Her intentions now is not to compete
either in the national championships,i
scheduled to start August 16, or in the
proposed Franco-American women's
team match here, inasmuch as she ex-
pects to try conclusions abroad with
Helen Wills, as well as other Ameri-
can stars, in the French and English
championships in June and July.
ALL TENNIS MATCHES
MUST BE1PLAYEDSOON
Due to sudden changes in the weath-;
er, it has been advised by the intra-
mural department that matches in the
freshman and all-campus singles and
doubles tennis tourneys be arranged
and played off as soon as they are
posted on the intramural bulletin
board.
The intramural department will not
publish the schedules of matches in
the Daily, thence, entrants in the fra-
ternity, all-campus, and freshmen ten-
nis tourneys must watch the intra-
mural bulletin board for the pairings.
First round matches of all tourha-
ments must be played off before
Thursday of this week.

Farrell Will HOE
Hawkeye Met
Coach Stephen J. Farrell w" hold,
trials in several events this afternoon'
Will Hold Hard Workouts For Two to determine the personnel of the
Game Series With Syracuse Here track squad that will meet the Iowa
Friday And Saturday I team, holders of the indoor Confer-
ence championship, in a dual meet at
Iowa City Saturday.
HOOSIERS HERE MONDAY These trials will be held in the
quarter mile, half mile, pole 'aut,,
With Syracuse coming here Friday high jump, broad jump, discus and
and Saturday for a two game series hammer throw, and on the basis of the
and with Indiana scheduled to meet results Coach Farrell will select the
the Wolverine nine Monday at Ferryl men that will make the trip.
field, Coach Ray Fisher will devote the In some of the events not men-
remainder of the week to infield ex- tjoned above the coach has but two
perimentation in the hope of uncover- men of good caliber, and therefore itl
ing a smoother combination than the is unnecessary to hold trials in them.r
one which has so far represented In the two mile Callahan and Wells
Michigan in the majority of the early are the outstanding performers, and
season games. these two men will probably make the
Walter pitched an excellent game trip. Captain Freyberg and Jung will
against Ohio, but poor defense work probably be used in the mile, lorn-
by the infielders, .and a collision be- berger being shifted to the half, pro-
tween Loos and Lange in going after a viding he shows up well in the trials
fly ball, cost him the credit of a win. today. In the trials for the Cornel.
The collision between Loos and Lange indoor meet Hornberger sprang a sur-
occurred in the last half of the sev- prise by winning this event, and he
enth and allowed the Buckeyes to placed third behind Captain Freyberg
score four runs with two men out. and a Cornell man in the meet a:
Loos had already caught the ball, but Ithaca.1
Lange was unable to avoid the col- The dashes will be taken care of by
lision.
Practice was considerably curtailed Walter will probably pitch the oth-
yesterday because of the adverse erichte.ti
weather conditions which prohibited
outside practice. A few of the infield-
ers limbered up 'their arms within
the field house, while Don Miller gave
his flinging arm a good workout with
Coach Fisher doing the receiving in 1
addition to playing the role of umpire
and ,oach.
Coach Fisher excused the remainder
of the men from practice and gave
them the day to rest up for the stren-
uous: workouts which will be held
during the remainder of the week. The
cessation of practice was hailed by
the majority of the players as a bless-
ing, for they have spent the last four
nights in railroad sleepers in addi-
tion to indulging in two trying games
on foreign soil.
The squad as a whole will be in
much better physical condition against
Syracuse, as Dutch Wilson's leg should'
be' totally healed by that time, andIi/
Kubicek's shoulder should not bother
him this week-end. The hitting'
strength of the Wolverines will be /
strengthened by the return of Puckle-
wartz'wh6 was out of yesterday's
game on' account of a sprained ankle.,
The Syracuse, team is expected to
give Coach Fisher's men a real battle
on both days, as they boast a strong~
team. Last year playing Michigan at
Syracuse, the New York team was vic-f
torious in both contests.
Miller will probably draw one of
the hurling assignments against the
visitors, while either Jablonowski or

d. Trials For
et This Afternoon
Hester and Kelly in the 100, and Lesh-
insky and either Hester or Kelly in
the 220. In the high jump the com-
petition will be among Weeks, Roth,
'Waldo and Burgwin, with the former
Ihavin an edge on the other three.
Michigan was weak in the high jump
in indoor meets, but with the addition
of Weeks, who was ineligible previous
to spring vacation, the"squad will be
strengthened considerably.
No trials will be held in theuhurdles
as Coach Farrell knows what men will
mane the trip. Voelker and Snider are
the probable Maize and Blue entries
in both the high and low hurdles.
i Voelker showed up well in the indoor
season and can be counted on to place
well Saturday, providing he recovers
from his injury.
In the pole vault Northrup, Huff and
Prout will fight it out to determine
what men shall make the trip, while
Stirling and Snider will compete in
the broad jump. Both Northrup and,
Lovette are good permformers in the
javelin and the latter is also an able
performer in the shot put.
Munz is the best Michigan entry in
the shot, while Doyle is most able in.I
the discus throw. In the hammer,,
IMichigan will be represented by Haw-
kins, winner of this event at the Penn
relays. Schraavesend is another Mich-

igan man in the discus. Entries inbtermined' by the showing the
most of the field events will, be de- make today.

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