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PAGE SX THE MICHI GAN DAILY

TUESDAY, MAY 27. 1930. q
LETTERS

TRACKMEN

RECEIVE

VARSITY

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Wisconsi
INDIANAPOLIS SPI
TEST CARS FO
Racing cars of four, eight, and
16 cylinders roared over the In-I
dianapolis Speedway Sunday as the
country's foremost drivers quali-
fied for the eighteenth annual speed
classic to be held Decoration Day.
Forty five cars from all parts of
the country have been entered and
Will continue to test today .andl
WYednisday.
Sborty Cantlon of Detroit who
recently set the world's record for
four-,cylinder motors on a milef
straightaway, qualiled tat 109.810
miles an hour for the best mark
by any of the drivers to date. His
total time for the ten-mile test was
5:27:84..
Louis Meyer of Southgate, Cal.,
went around in one of the two six-
teen-cylinder cars entered in
5.:23:48, an average of 111.290 miles
an hour, the best time for all three
types. Meyer is the present Amer-
ican driving champion and will
have the eyes of the crowd on him
Fri'day.
Louis Schneider of Indianapolis
with an eight-cylinder motor quali-
led with a total time of 5:39:28,
,averaging 160.107 miles an hour.
The other qualifiers were Russell
Snowberger and Joe Caccia of
Philadelphia; L. I. Corum of In-
dianapolis, the first qualifier of the
day; and Charles Moran Jr. of New;
York City.1
Leon Duray's records for the ten-!
mile of 122 miles an hour and the
one lap of two and a half-mile at
124 miles an hour were not threat-
ened in spite of the fact that some
of the drivers were using faster
gears in the tests than they plan to
use in the race. So far Dura-y has
not entered.
Several famous drivers will com-
pete, among whom are Peter De

n Contest

Features

Week's

Athletic Schedule

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EEDWAY RACERS
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By Cullen Kennedy. won both of these events last year.
Shawing of Compton on Mound As a fitting reward for his long In addition, this versatile Illini
Pleases Coach; Heavy period of service to Michigan as star took fourth place in the broad
Hitting Continues, track coach, the Wolverine track- jlp to make his total 12 points
_____ nmen presented Coach Steve Farrell for the day.
MYRON FIELDING WELL with the Western Conference chain-!
pionship at the thirtieth annual Michigan led the other niec
-. iTrack and Field meet held at Iteams early in the meet but

Aasociated lree i'Ioto
Peter De Padl.

Paolo 1925 and 1927 American rac-
ing champion, who qualified in the.
eight-cylinder class at 99.950 mile
an hour and Harry Hartz who has
not yet taken the test.
June 16 Is Date Set
for Dual Crew Race
(Special to The Dail.)
MADISON, Wis., May 26-Follow-
ing negotiations between Coaches
Mike Murphy of Wisconsin and Al:
Ulbrickson of Washington, the date
for the regatta between the Bad-
ger and Husky varsity, junior var-
sity, and freshman crews has been
definitely set for Monday, June 16,
with the understanding that in the
event of unfavorable weather con-
ditions the races may be put over
to the following day.
The University of Washington
crews have always beaten the Bad-'
gers in their previous meetings and
are reported to be unusually strong
this year. The Badger crews, al-1
though their progress has not been;
entirely satisfactory to Coach Mur-_
phy, are generally expected to prove
the best which have sported the
cardinal in a number of years.

i. reatlty encouraged over thne
( Northwestern last Friday and Sat-
team's highly improved showing in urday.
the 10-4 defeat of Wisconsin at
Madison last Saturday, Coach Fish- Ini addition to being the
er yesterday sent his Varsity nine eleventh title won by the Maize
into a practice game with the and Blue since the first corn-
freshman team to inaugurate the ptition 30 years ago., Satur-
last week of practice before the fin- day's victory brought Farrell's
al Conference tilt of the season. average up to one champion-
With the team flashing a new ship out of every three since
spirit and an improved play, Mich- he assumed his duties as Mich-
igan's hopes for a second victory igan track mentor in 1912.
over the Badgers in the coming
Saturday classic look decidedly i The outstanding figure in the
{ bright. Not for quite some time has fight for the individual point hon-
the Wolverine team played as pep- ors was Sentman of Illinois who'
py a brand of ball, while they was the only participant to cap-
maintained the hitting streak that ture a pair of firsts. He led the
they have exhibited in the last few field over the finish line in bothj
contests by pummelling Wisconsin's the 120 yard high hurdles and the
two premier hurlers almost at will. 220 yard low hurdles, beating out
Myron Improves. I Dick Rockaway of Ohio State who
Another encouraging feature of;
the showing against the Badgers
was the playing of Mike Myron al Purdue Homecoming
shortstop. Myron has been failing
to cover the ground he should in Set for Badger Game
the last few games, but his play
Saturday was a revelation. In ad--
1dition to playing a nice game in (Special to The iDail)
the field, the veteran shortfielder LAFAYETTE, Ind., May 26-Wis-
got a single in four trips to the consin's sturdy Badger eleven willi
plate, furnish the oppogition for Purdue'sI
Compton's showing in the box for Big Ten champions in the Boiler-'
the Varsity was a distinct improve- maker Homecoming here on Oc-
ment over his last few appearances, tober 25, it was announced today by
the. Varsity twirler limiting the Director of Athletics N. A. Kellogg.{
Badgers to seven hits and fanning .Selection of the Wisconsin eleven.
two. At the present time he is go- as the Homecoming opponent comes
ing better than any other of the as the logical result of the keenI
Michigan hurlers. rivalry that has developed between
Tompkins Leads Hitters, the two football camps in recent
Jack Tompkins, Michigan center years, and if struggles of the past
fielder, continued the heavy batting five years can be taken as any in-j
that has marked his work in the dication another spectacular battle
last few games by pounding out a is in store for Purdue's Homecom-
home run and a two base hit in ers next fall.
five times at bat. In the Oberlin In the past five years, only once
game only two days before the has there been more than a touch-
Varsity gardener got four hits, a down's difference between the two
home run and three singles. Cap- teams when the final score was
tain Harvey Straub also continued hung up, Purdue winning by a two
the heavy stickwork. touchdown margin last fall while

the Indians gained steadily
until they finally scored 5 1-2
points in the high jump and
three more in the javelin throw

against Michigan's lone point
for both events to forge into
Sthe lead with a total of 42 1-2
to the Wolverine 41.
However, the Suckers, leading by
1 1-2 points with only two events
to be run off, were in no position
to feel confident of victory and the
Michigan hopes seemed rather
dimmed despite the fact that five
' points could be counted on in the
hammer throw with Holly Camp-
bell doing the tossing.
As a result the outcome of
the entire meet rested upon
the comparative showings
i ade by the two leading teams
!in the one mile relay. Illi-
nois threw a scare into the
Wolverine fans early in this
race by stepping out in front
of the field. Dalton Seymour,
however, made a fast baton
pass to Mueller who forged into
the lead. He soon dropped back,
but Russell, the third Michigan
man, proved the hero by pas-
sing all the runners to give
Dale Seymour a seven yard
lead into the final lap. Sey-!
mour added a few yards to this
advantage and clinched the
title for the winners.

'BIG TEN LEADERS5
HERE NSATURDAY
Wisconsin Team Can Avenge
Loss at Madison and Cop
Title by Winning Game.
NET TEAM AT CHICAGO
Headlining the home athletic
schedule for the week will be a
baseball game scheduled for Sat-
urday with Wisconsin. The- Bad-
gers, leading the Big Ten race up
to last Saturday when the Wolver-
ines gave them a surprise 10-4
beating on their home field will
have to win the game this week if
they are to collect the Conference
title, and it is certain that they
will play their best ball against the
Maize and Blue in an atempt to
gain revenge for their recent de-
feat.
The last Big Ten spring sport
championship will be decided when
the tennis players from all of the
Western Conference schools gather
at Chicago Thursday and Friday
to match shots for the champion-
ship.
Tennis Team Seeks Title.
Michigan, already winners of the
dual meet title will be slightly fa-
vored to take the team title, al-
though Illinois and Chicago both
have powerful aggregations which
may cause some trouble. North-
western defeated the Wolverines
in the first match of the year, but
have fared rather badly since
then.
The only other home contest in
addition to the Wisconsin baseball
game is a game with the University
of Cincinnati nine which will be
played at Ferry Field Wednesday
afternoon. On the southern trip
before the Conference season start-
ed the Cincinnati team won a
game from Coach Fisher's men by
an 8-7 score, and the Wolves are
I hoping to avenge that defeat when
the two teams clash this weel.
Last Game Close.
Michigan held the advantage
throughout the first game with
Cincinnati, only to allow their op-
ponents to collect four runs and
the game in the ninth inning.

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ATHLETIC SCHEDULE FOR
THE WEEK
Wednesday- Baseball- Uni-
versity of Cincinnati, here.
Thursday- Tennis, Western
Conference Meet at Chicago.
Friday-Tennis, Western Con-
ference Meet at Chicago.
Saturday-Baseball M. S. C.,
there.
iaturday- Baseball, Wisconsin,
here.

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TRACK NOTICE.
The picture of the track squad
will be taken on June 3 at 12:15
o'clock a4 Rentschler's Studio,'in-
stead of today as originally
scheduled.
Milton G. Kendrick,
Track Manager.

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