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PACE L~TX THE MICHIGAN DAILY TUESDAY. MAY 11, 1926

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Tennis

Team

Defeats

Wolverines

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Deadly Chop Stroke Proves t udoing;
Victory Is Third Straight For
IllInois
BOTH CAPTAINS LOSE
Wolverine netmnen lost for the first
time this year when a strong, well
rounded Illinois quartet combined a
deadly chopping attack with the high
wind to win four of the six matches
played and break Michigan's string of
five victories. This was the third
straight Conference win for the IH.
lini, Iowa and Chicago having fallen
before them by scores of 6-0 and 4-2
respectively. . F
Illinois piled up a lead that proved
insurmountable by taking the first
three matches played and a lead of
3-0. It was in such a situation that
Dick Crane pulled out the first Mich-j
igan triumph by winning from Capt.
Eddy Shoaff in a three set match, 2-6,
9-7, 6-1. After losing the first set, to
the Illinois leader, Crane settled down
to give the prettiest exhibition of the
afternoon.
The second set was close, and it was
here that Crane's steadiness first
showed power in a match that was
featured by long sparkling rallies.
Crane secured a fit revenge over the
Illinois captain for in the matches last
year which were played at Champaign,
Shoaff won a three set match from
Crane Who then captained the Wolver-
ine team.
It was a bad day for captains,
Krickbaum falling a victim before 0'-
Connell who plays number one for st-
linois. Krickbaum's defeat cain e as a
distiet surprise to Michigan support-
ers and it is probable that these two
racket stars will have another oppor-
tunity to settle their struggle for su-
premacy, in the Big Ten champion-
ship tournament at Chicago.
The score of the match was 6-0,
5-7, -1. Krickbaum .seemed off color
before the tantalizing chop game dis-
played by- O'Connell who took no
chances with the wind. After a strong
ceack itheseconbsettheeWol-
rcie lsapsed or aemoment ahndwoas
unable to regain his stride.o
Stephens fell to Bard in straight
sets 0-4, 6-2. The Illinois man played
well, again using the chop. Clark also
proved to be a master of the soft ball
game, his chops scarcely rising from
the ground. Vose was unable to cope
with such a game and lost 6-1, 6-1.
Coach tCahn failed to bring his fifth
singles player, so Michigan vent into
the doubles with the odds heavily
against them, the best they could hope
for being a tie. Krickbaum and
Crane played number two and won
from Clark and Bard in easy fashion
C after a struggle in the first 'set. The
score was 8-6, 6-1.
Vose and Stephens started well
against O'Connell and Shoaff, the II-
lini aces, piling up a 3-0 lead only to
lose five straight games and finally
the match, 6-4, 6-3. The Illinois pair
were especially effective on the over-
head game, and smashed with deadly
power in decided contrast to the Mich-
igan players who seemed unable to
"put the ball away" when they came
to the net.

V a r s ity T r a c k m e n p RPDfCIh| W ( | IL L
Prepare For Dual U l IIIIVIIVItI L L
Meet With IlliniEf SPIGWR

Michigan's Varsity track team was
given a day of rest yesterday, and to-
day will begin intensive training forI
the third dual meet of the outdoor sea-
son with Illinois here on May 22.
Coach F'arrell was well satisfied.
I withthe performance of the men
against Ohio State Saturday, althoughI
the points in some of the events did
not go quite as he expected them to.'
The Buckeyes showed their strength
on the track when they gathered 38
markers to 34 for Michigan in the
track events.
In Illinois th'e team will meet a more
balanced squad than anything they
have yet come across this season. The
Suckers are not dependent on several
individual stars to pull them through
a meet, but possess an array of men
in many events that should give Mich-
igan a tough battle when the two
teams meet a week from Saturday. !
In winning a triangular meet from:
Notre Dame and Ohio Wesleyan at;
South. Bend two weeks ago Coach
Gill's men showed their strength by ,
taking eight first places, and not
placing below a second in any of the.
events on the program. In this meet,
Lyons, star shot putter, shattered all
existing Carter field records in hisI
event, when he heaved the ball 46 feet
1 1-2 inches.
Schock and Wallace were two other
Illini performers who broke records,
the former taking the quarter mile run
in :49.4 seconds, and the latter win-I
ning the broad jump with a leap of 23
feet 1 1-2 inches.
The outstanding performer on the
Illinois squad is Captain Werner, who
along with Guthrie of Ohio State, can
be placed with the best hurdlers that
have ever been developed at college.
W'terner can negotiate the 120 highs in
under 15 seconds, andthas gone under
24.4 for the 220 lows. He is a sureI
point man in any meet and like Guth-
rie can be counted on to score ten
points in the hurdle events on May
22.
,B. F. Oakes, former Illini football
player and hammerthrower has re-
ported at the University of Nebraska
to take up the post of line coach on
the Husker grid team.
Patronize Daily Advertisers.-Adv.

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Red, Blue, White, Green, And Purple
E:levens Will Meet in hIeg'u'ar
Practice Gazies
LAST WVEEK FOR MEN
Spring football candidates who have
been working out all spring under the
supervision of the Varsity coaching
staff will close their month's training
this week with one informal and three
organized scrimmages, in whcih prac-
tically every man who has turned out
for practice will see service.
Today's workout will consist of an
informal scrimmage among the va-
rious members of the squad, but for
the scrimmages on Thursday, Friday,
and Saturday five regular teams will;
be chosen. Th'e teams will be desig-
nated by various colors, Coach Cap-'
pon supervising the Red team, Kipke
the Blue squad, "Butch" Slaughter the
Whites, Tommy Edwards the Green,
and Coach Keen the Purple eleven.
In Thursday's game the Blue team
will meet the Whites, and the Red
squad will tackle the Green. the Pur-
ple team hlas drawn a bye for Thurs-
day and will not see action until Fri-
day.
On Thursday the Purple team will
meet the loser of the Blue and White
contest for the first half of a regular
game, with the loser of the Red and
Green match furnishing the opposition
in the second period.
The spring training season will be
brought to a grand finale at 2:30
o'clock Saturday afternoon when the
winners of the Red-Green, Blue-White
games meet in a finish battle on Fer-
ry field, before a host of visiting
fathers, who will get their first chance
to see football in the spring.
The final meeting of the year will
be held at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday night
at the Union, at which time Coach
Fielding I-I. Yost will outline his plans
for next year's campaign, after which
a member of the Chicago Alumni as-
sociation will award the Alumni tro-
phy to the gridder who shall be ad-
judged the winner bay the coaches.
Candidates for next year's eleven who
were unable to attend the spring prac-
Stice sessions are expected to attend
this meeting.

Display Winner
A t Pimlico Race
With Maiben Up
(IBy Associated Press)
PIM'LIC0RACE TRACK, BALTI-
?ICRE, M'ay 0.--W. J. Salmon's Dis-
play won the thirtieth rezzwal of the
Preakness. The classic, richest in
the Marylan neasoi, was worth
6 ,84. Blonbin, H. P'. Wh~itney en-
try, was second and W. 2M. Jefford's
Mars was third. Marben was up on
Display. Display's time was 1:59.8
for the mile and 3-16.
Maiben was weilding his baton at
every step. on the home stretch to
force the Salmon colt under the wire.
a neck ahead of Blonbin. Glen Rid-
die Farm's Dress Parade pounded be-
side Mars, to lose third money by a.
nose.
J. E. Griffith's Canter, the popular
favorite, went easily into the lead be-
fore they reached the last turn, but
Display and Bloubin walked by him zn
the home stretch. He apparently had
the race sewed up until Maiben and
Chalners unlimbered their whips.

NEW YORK, May 11.-Collecting 19
hits off the Detroit pitchers, the Yank-
ces today slugged their way to an
even break in their series with De-
troit, winning by 13-0. Babe Ruth'
inserted his eighth homer of the sea-
son, while Gehrig and .Combs also hit
for the circuit. The game was loose-
ly played, each side making four er-
rors.
Gibson, who started for the Tygers;
underwent difficulties in the first inn-
ing when Tyger gifts to the Yankees
ran in pairs. Two hits coupled with
two errors brought the New Yorkers
two runs to start the day. Koenig
opened with a single and went to sec-
ond when Combs grounded out, Man-
ion to Neun. Gehring singled to left
and Fothergill fumbled. Tavener then
threw wild and Koenig and Gehring
scored during the melee.
Patronize Daily Advertisers.--Adv.

A ME RIC AN L EAGUE S E TS PAC E IN
A LMOST EVER Y BRANCH OF GA ME
(By Associated Press) siderably more impressive showings
The American League is setting the than pitchers with American clubs.
pace in virtually every department of In slugging, the Yankees continue
major baseball. - to top them all with a club batting
While the hitting in the American percentage of .319, having pounded
is heavier than in the National games, out the most home runs, three-b-
players in the junior circuit also are gers and basesugenerally for any club
showing utp better defensively and ac- i n either league this year and rank
cepting more chances in the field and second to Washington only in base
with more success than are players stealing. Chicago has climbed to sec-
in the National. end place in the American batthig
The big exception, and an evident standing, with a percentage of .297,
one, is in pitching. Led by Jess Petty and the Senaitors are third with .292
and his brilliant work on the mound
for Brooklyn, Naltional League hurl- Let The Daily sell it for you thtu
ers so far this season have made con- 'the Classified colmuns.-Adv.

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TAN MEN PLAN ACTIVITYj
TO REMAINXINGONDITION
Michigan swimmers will be in good
condition at the beginning of school
next fall, according to an announce-
ment by Coach Matt Mann, for the
majority of the men will practice their
favorite sport this summer at the
bathing beaches and swimming pools
in different parts of the country.
Captain Samson will be assistant di-
rector at the Boy Scout camp near
Saginaw, where he will have charge
lf the swimmi g activity. J. 1alsted
will assist Coach Mann at leis sunmmer
camp in 'northern Ontario. Bob. Hal-
sted and- M. Shorr will compete in
and about Chicago to keep in shape I
for the strenuous competition planned
for next fall and winter.. Halsted will
also enter the summer school at North-
western university. Bob Darnall will
probably have charge of the pool at
the Union this summer, and should [
have many opportunities for practice
there.
A mile race between Paavo Nurmi
and R. A. Rose of New Zealand may I
be a feature of the Englisli Amateur
association track and field meet in
Stamford Bridge, London, in July.
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