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BOAT RECORD

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Racer iDives Miss England
at10349 Miles Per Hour
In Making Record.

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BUENOS AIRES, Apr. 3.--(P)-A
new world's speed boat record was
hailed here today-103.49 statute
miles per hour, made by Kaye Don,
British racer, in Miss England II on
the surface of the muddy, swollen
Parana River yesterday afternoon.
The mark, which will be certified
to the Tnternational Racing Asso-
ciation. at Brussels by the Argen-
tine Yacht Club, which supervised
the timing, beats the record of
1U2256 miles per hour set recently
by' Gar Wood, at Miami Beach.
Leaves for England.
Don, happy at success in the ven-
ture which already has been at-
tended by failure in two attempts
due to-motor troubles, packed up
his boat and took the Andalucia
Star at midnight for England. He
did not await a banquet which was
planned for him here.f
Don proceeded to the course, a
lonely stretch of the Parana near
its confluence with the La Plata,
early yesterday and once yesterday
norning touched 100 miles an hour,
WOOD WILL TRY
TO REGAIN MARK

HARRIS HAS STkRONGEST BALL CLUB
SINCE ASSUMING POST AT DETROIT
Youthful Tiger ManagerIs One
of Most Popular in Majors. .
Bucky Harris, who has put in
several rather disappointing years
as manager of the Detroit Tigers,f
once. again has hopes that his
charges will go someplace in the r
coming American League campaign1
and climb to the first division. But
this season, more than in any other
year since he took over the man-
age-ship of the club, his hopes ap-
pear to be based upon actual fact.
Detroi has added a host of new
outfielders who are being counted
upon strongly to strengthen that
division of the team's play and to
add a considerable amount of bat-.
ting punch to the Tigers in the : x
coming season. In addition to this ..... ......
the team has also strengthened its
catching department, and the hurl-
ing staff has improved greatly over
its showing of a year ago. Maybe
the hopes of Harris and the Tiger
fans are really based on actual'
facts this season, and the team is Bucky Harris
really going to pass Washington, of youngsters. working under him
Cleveland, or New York in the 1931 now an American League title
race. I looms not so far ahead for the Ben-

NETMEIN W IIL'P'LAY
FOR TEAM_,RAING
Hammer, Brace, Ryan, Clark
Favored to Win Matches
for Positions.
The Varsity racqueteers received
a layoff yesterday due to the wet
condition of the courts. Coach
Courtright did not evc:n cl a prac-
tice indoors, for it i- s policy
once outdoors, not to h further
indoor practices unless a protracted
spell of bad weather sets in.
The indoor workouts held during
the past three weeks, he explained,
were more for the purpose of exer-
cise than to develop form and tim-
ing of shots, since the peculiar,
skidding, low, bound of the ball in
the indoor game does not tend to
develop the proper timing for the
clay-court game; and there are
practically no indoor shots higher
than the shoulder.
To Play for Rankings.
Thursday's outdoor court excur-
sion was somewhat unsatisfactory
due to the soggy condition of the
clay, which certainly did not tend

BABE, LOU PLAY
GALLANT ROLES
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 3.
-(P)-Virnie Beatrice Mitchell-
Jackie when she's on the diamond
-has made a debut in organized
base ball that many masculine hur-
lers might envy. The only woman
pitcher in organized base ball
struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Geh-
rig in succession when the Chat-
tanooga Lookouts met the New
York Yankees, and then walked
Tony Lazzeri to complete her
mound duty. But a "catch" was
seen in the act when the Babe po-
litely tipped his hat as he came to
bat, swung wildly at a couple ofI
pitches that fans thought he might,
have hit easily, and let the thirdI
go past for a called strike.
WEATHER FORCES
PLAYERS INDOORS
Baseball Squad Will Practice
Outside Every Day It Is
at All Possible.
A well deserved rest after the 13
inning workout of Thursday after-
noon was the lot of the baseball
squad yesterday when wet weather
forced Coach Ray Fisher to keep
the men inside.
No real work was accomplished,
however, and the men were given
only a short limbering up workout
with a little batting practice in the
cages and some brushing up on
fielding work. Even the pitchers
were given a layoff, but it will not
last long as Fisher has announced,
that the squad will go outside today,
and every day from now on that it
is at all possible to work.
The practice game on Thursday
showed considerable polishing off
from that of Tuesday's affair, but
the m batters seemed to be making
short work of most of the pitchers
that went into the box. The out-
fielders, too, were far from acur-
te in their pegs to the bases, but
somne stiff workouts during the
eoiming week should get this down
to the fine points of the game be-
fore the squad leaves for the south.

Alex Jolly Appears
as Likedy Candidate
in Wolverine Golf
(Editors note: This is the seventh
of a series of articles dealing with'
candidates for the Varsity golf!
team.)
Among the most promising sopho-
more candidates for the position
left vacant by the illness of "Chub"
Hicks on this year's Varsity golf
team, is Alex Jolly, of Menominee,
Mich.
Jolly spends the greater part of
the summer months trotting around
to various tournaments in the Up-
per Peninsula, although on several
occasions he has invaded the less
isolated regions to compete in the
Western Junior Championships and
a few others.
Wins Three Titles.
Last summer while cavorting a-
round the fairways in the Upper
Peninsula, Jolly annexed three ti-
tles and gained the distinction of
being the second low amateur in
the U. P. Pro-Amateur tourney with
a grand 72 hole total of 311. Both
the Upper Peninsula Invitational
and the U. P. Amateur Open fell
under the spell of his mashie, nib-
lic, et al. In the first of these, held
at Sault St. Marie, he defeated Dr.
Boyce in the final round after cap-
turing the qualifying medal. In the
latter, held at Ironwood, he manag-
ed to annex the title by virtue of a
5-4 victory over Jensen in the final
round.
For the third consecutive year,
young Jolly captured the Blaney
Park Invitational tournament post-
ing a 54 hole total of 231, and again
nosing out his old rival Dr. Boyce.
Plays in Western Meet.
In the Western Junior Champion-
ships last summer after qualifying
easily he ran into Bud Collins in
the second round and fell a victim
by the score of 3-2. The Kansas
City youth then continued his win-
ning streak for the balance of the
tournament. Jolly had better luck
in the 1929 meet, when he advanced
to the semi-final round before
meeting disaster in the person of
Fred Lyons, the present captain of
the Illinois Varsity.

SPRING GCRIB WORK
Kipke Traces Fundamentals of
Game in First Chalk
Talk of Session.
Grid candidates received their
first chalk talk of the spring ses-
sion yesterday afternoon when in-
clement weather forced them into
the confines of the field house,
where Coach Harry Kipke traced
out some of the fundamental neces-
sities of the game and attempted to
impress upon them the benefits to
be derived from intensive spring
training.
Spring Drill Stressed.
More candidates should be out
for the practice sessions, he said,
for it is a most important condi-
tioning program for the fall com-
petition. Many a candidate has
come around just before the games
in the fall wishing that he had
gotten the punch which his team-
mates gained, Kipke said, and those
who do come out have the jump on
the others. Spring practice work-
outs determine to a great extent
the receivers of the coveted invita-
tions which the coach will send out
next August to probable Varsity
material.
Illustrating his plays with the
men working out the plays up on
.the field house balcony, Kipke de-
scribed the duties of the various
players in their positions and gave
the men an opportunity to question
any matter which was not made
clear.
Will be Given Plays.
The men are to report every
afternoon from now on, he said,
with chalk talks on the program if
the weather nakes it impossible to
get outside. Plays will be given to
the men as the season goes along
and scrimmage sessions following
the spring vacation will give the
coaches an opportunity to get some
of them itno action.

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Athletics Too Strong.
No one for a minute figures the
Bengals as pennant possibilities at
least while the Philadelphia Ath-
letics still remain in the American
League. Nor can many people see
the Harris clan beating out the
Washington Senators for second
place. Cleveland and New York,
however, present a different story,
and there is a strong possibility
that the Detroiters can get by at

gals as to be an impossibility.

NEW YORK, Apr. 3.-(P)-Gar least one of these before the season
Wood today dictated a message ends.
to Kaye Don, British driver, at In a recent articles appearingin
Buenos Aires, congratulating him a popular sports magazinea ames
on his new world speed boat M. Gould, veteran sports writer
record and then prepared to from St. Louis, names the Detroit
leave for Miami Beach, Fla., and team to finish in fourth place in
a new attempt to regain the the final standings, trailing Cleve-
record for the United States. i land and beating out the Yankees
for the first division berth. He
he said. In the afternoon he pro- bases this opinion on the apparent
ceeded back up the river and turn- gain in strength of the Tigers, the
ing suddenly, darted off down the powerful batting attack of the In-
course. dians, and the pitching weaknesses
Gunboats Mark Course. of the Yankees.
He steered according to two Ar- Expcrienccd Manager.
gentine gunboats, which were sta- :Marris, atihough he is one of the
tioned at either end of the route, yuengiestpilotseve, to manage a
and wats timed by atmtcdc-yugs iosee omng
trid wrimetdeyautthee'big league chib, has had consider-
ric cronometer devices with three aible experience and has achieved
endmber of the yrarht clubt either, a popularity that comes to few 6th-
end o th courusl ha oncialsTe or major league stars over a long
somewhat by hacingd boatsn bt was 1span of years. Harris' first man-
far from t byin as clean as might a ri l experience came with the
have been wished. Washington Senators whom he pil-
on's efforts were made in con-. oted to a pennant and world's title
nection with the British Trade Ex- ;mi his P.rst year at the helm. In
position, which is in progress here., his secod s:ason he again men-
The Miss England II is the same igod hi, team to an American
boat in which Maj. H. O. D. Segrave League pennant, but was stopped in.
met his deainwch .the series classic by the Pittsburgh
Pirates.
Chances are dead against his
WISCONSIN COACH [,winning a pennant this year, or
HOLDS MA T MEET maybe the year following, but if he
can develop the likely looking crowd
(Special to The Laily)-
MADISON, Wis., Apr. 3.-Coach
George Hitchcock of the University I
of Wisconsin wrestling tea nnis look- 'in A.A.U. Tank Meet
ing ahead to next y.ar's competi-
tion by stagmn a spring wrestling CHICAGO, April 3.--(/P)-T h c
tournament wvhic has drawn a New York Athletic club, favorite to
record entry of ambitious grapplers. win the National A. A. U. Swim-
In first round matches held Tues- ming championship today was out,
day some of the newcomers showed in front with a margin of threel
unusual promise. In the lightweight points over the University of South-1
division, Clair Strand stood out in ern California. Two cays remain ot
pining Cohen in jg time. l nauer the conipetition.
and Raudbush also won in the same| Following the New York A. C.
division. Torasin, a freshman, won point table are: Southern Califor-
handily in the 145--pound class nia 10; Hollywood, California, A. C.
while the bout between Nannini 7; Illinois Athletic club 6; Lake
and Evans went to a draw. Seven- Shore A. C. Chicago 5; Los Angelesl
teen matches were scheduled for 1. C. 3; University or Michigan z.
Wcdnesday and there will be about
a dolcn daily until the finals are _
reached.
The University of California at
Los Angeles never von a football
game until Coach Bill Spaulding i
came to the Bruin school. o
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Fto speed up the slow play of the
OLD FERRY FIELD squad in its first outdoor work as
WILL BE CHANGED a unit. Beginning next week, the
tennis mentor announced, the series
Layout Being Transformed Into of matches for team ranking will
t Bei f H ' begin, weather permitting. Favor-
Training Field for Hoyt's ites for positions, of course, are the
Track Squad. four team members from last year
including Hammer, Brace, Ryan,
Old Ferry field gridiron doesn't and Clark.
look much like a football field these Rendel, a reserve of last year,
days, for the layout is being trans- stands a good chance to be includ-
formed into a training field for ed in the regular lineup, while Mills
Coach Chuck Hoyt's track squad in and Pendell have not yet fully re-
preparation for a strenuous out- covered from the effects of leg in-
door campaign for the defense of juries. Snell, indoor champion, is
the BigpTen title which Steve Far- scholastically ineligible; Ranck, a
roll brought home last spring. left-hander who has had two years
A vaultin ght h ast eeinte of empetition at Grand Rapids,
Aon the north side of thefield where junior college looks fairly good, ac-
Pottle, Dougal, and, Humphreys cording to Courtright. Williams,
may train to their hearts content, Appelt, Dale, and Darner are pro-
The pit is directly in front of the mising sophomore prospects, while
grand ptand, but on the opposite Davis, Begley, Schiller, Terryberry,
side of the field. Over at the west Schaefer, Callahan, and Horsey
end of the field just outside the have not begun to practice with
mscmo-abeo old goal posts the high. the squad as yet.
Tentative M~atches Set.
jump layout has been installed. Twopreliiatrv y matches .have
The sod hlas been cut away in front Tms
of the pit to provide a fine take- been tentatively planned in order
of for the jumpers. Coach Hoyt. to gaih top form before breakin.
when the weather is greabl, iularCofeence c-
running his sprints over on the . April 25 is the date of the fi_
north straightaway, oft n se, tomblayed with the Dc-'
Bill Kaetz is aking use of the rt Tennis Clubt tem, while t e
cente: of the field to work out M. S. C. s.ad will furnish the
Crolldsmith and Drevx eling on1 thel opposition for the second match..
tnc iennt art of discustngong Coach Courtright plans an ,elegibil-
tvhich they seem to be anthrowng ity meeting for the tennis and golf
adding a squads in cci.unction With the
modern interpretation to, while lbaseball
Dougal takes advantage of the re- g eat7:n tohbe Adnsan
maining portion of the field to at- night at7 in the Adin~trt on
tempt to emulate Ketz with a 70-building.
yard javelin toss. The remaining
portion of the squad, the hammer Michiran State Nine
throwers, have been relegated ove
o the sand lot where Rod Cons'sL ip
urf destroyLng u.bility with the IOXFORD, Miss., April 3.-(/P)-
!hmnmer is not so disastrous to the Mississippi hade it two str1aight
vegetation, over Michigan State by a 10-1 seir
here Thursday.
'BAMA MAY GO WEST The partan ut.ers. G n ani
--- Brose. were pounded hard. All Mis-
SANTA CLARA, Cal.,-(/P)--Santa sissippi's runs werescOred off them
Clara athletic authorities have said before McCaelin appeared in the
Alabama's Crimson Tide wants to sixth and stopped further tallying.
come west next December to meet Swayze, sophomore left-hander,
the Santa Clara football eleven. limited the visitbrs to five hits, .wo
of the infield variety laid down by
LONDON-(A')-British golf pro- Gibbs, Michigan center fielder.

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ouster Crabbc, holder of several Alex has held the course record
world's free style records, is a mem- of 33 over the par 37 Riverside
i r of the University of Southern Country Club, his' home course in
California swimming team this Menominee, for the last three year,.
spring.
Yale polo team won the inter-
Horton Smith, for two years the collegiate title last night at 'Tew
leading tournament winner of the york by defeating Harvard 10-7
professionals, failed to win a golff despite a seven goal handicap for
meet during the past winter season. the Crimson.

Campus Travel
Bureau Spring
Vacation Section
in
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fessionals, practicing for the Ryder
Cup matches to be held at Colum-
bus, O., in June, are having con-
iderable difficulty with the new
larger and highter golf b).l in the
British wind:.

Ed Phillips, PiratQ catcher, has
been in professional baseball eight
years but still is pursuing a course
of studies at Boston College during
the winter months.

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