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January 14, 1931 - Image 6

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Yisiting Team Threatens to Win
in First Part of Second
Period Last Night.
Coach Ray Courtright's Junior
Varsity basketball squad kept its
record clear for the season by win-
ning from Detroit City College last
night, 21 to 18. This was the fourth
game for the "B" team, all of which
have been victories, and the men
are anxious to continue in this win-
ning style.
The exhibition staged last night
b15 the Jayvee quintet was not that
of good basket-
b a11 throughout
both periods for
they looked pretty
. ,.. ragged in the first
pa L or te second
half when the vi-
siting team pulled
out from behind
and sprang into a
one-point 1 e a d.
Sensing that the
changed line -up
SHAW of the second pe-
riod might have
something to do with it, Courtright
tput the starting lineup back into
the fry. These men tightened up
on the Tartans and ran the Wol-
verine scoe out from behind and
into a slender lead that was enough
to take the game from their op-
Shaw and Ricketts were the high
point men for Michigan, the former
accounting for six
Points by two field -
goals and a pair -
of . free throws,
Wh ilethealatter
made a pair of > ;,.".
field goals and a>:
single free throw
Both were on the
starting line - up
but Ricketts alone
played the entire
game, being the
only man on the
team that was not TESSMER
Hudson, Eveland and Tessmer
were the other opening players, and
while Solly made no points, Eve-
land sunk two foul goals, and Tess-
mer had third high total with a
(Continued on Page 7)
Daily Attendance at Michigan
Rink Over 200.
Attendance at the Coliseum has
not dropped off because of mild
winter weather, figures given out
of Harry Tillotson's office recently,
indicated. The average number of
skaters daily is more than 200.
Vacation provided no let up as
townspeople made up the differ-
ence in student attendance.
Michigan has the finest skating
rink maintained by any university
or college in the country, Mr. Til-
lotson stated. Princeton is the only
.other college to own an indoor
rink. All other colleges use pro-
fessional rinks for their hockey
teams. Michigan's rink is larger
and better equipped than Prince-
ton's and has a greater seating
capacity. The Tigers allow only the
hockey team to use the rink.
Illinois is contemplating the
building of a rink next year. This
will add the Illini to the partici-
pating Big Ten schools in hockey.
Chicago and Northwestern are ex-

pected to take advantage of the
professional facilities and enter
teams in the Conference race.
Students of the University may
(Continued on Page 7)
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shorthand. Hund eds of
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learnedItypewriting and
shorthand at Hamilton
Business College. Many
liav used it to earn
n,-y on the side or
u11m vacation. You
Will also fiund it very
vaimable in your career
after graduation.







Daniels Takes
Ten Point Lead

Max to Meet Stribling
at Detroit or Jersey
(By Associatd Press)

in June

- ....

NEW YORK, Jan. 13. -- Max
Schmeling, of Germany, will de-
fend his heavyweight title against
W. L. (Young) Stribling, of Macon,
Ga., next June and the winner will
face Primo Carnera, vast Italian
carpenter, in September, under
terms of a contract signed by the
interested parties late today.
The contract was signed on be-
half of Schmeling, Stribling, and
Carnera with the Madison Square
Garden Corporation, of Illinois.
Briefly, it calls for Stribling and
Schmeling to meet in June for the
Illinois corporation with the Hearst
milk fund as the beneficiary.
The winner is to battle Carnera
for the Illinois corporation alone.
A third verbal stipulation was that
the ultimate survivor of these two
matches would defend the title for
the milk fund alone in 1932.
Neither the exact date nor the
tite for the Stribling-Seimeling
bout was fixed but it was under-
stood the third week in June had
been decided upon and the site
would be Jersey City or Detroit.
Yearling Hockey Team Contains
Few Outstanding Players.
Coach Lowery of the freshman
hockey team announced his latest
cut in the squad reducing the team
from 50 candidates to 24. In two
weeks it will be further reduced to
14 men. , These men will be used
in scrimmage against the Varsity.
The squad as a whole looks good but
contains few outstanding men.
There are three fair prospects for
defense positions. These men are
excellent skaters and have a na-
tural aptitude for a defense berth.
For offensive men Coach Lowery
will look a long time for freshmen
of the same calibre as Reid and
Crossman of last year's freshmen.
Two more weeks will be neces-
sary for everyone to get their
chance to show. Although satisfied
with the original turnout, Coach
Lowery is of the opinion that the
squad will be of less worth to the
Varsity in scrimmages and will pro-
duce fewer men of Varsity timber
than last year's frosh team.

Former Michigan Wrestler Will
Stake Championship at
Olympia, Friday.
Z e p o r t s last night from the
imatchmakers of Olympia at De-
Stroit declared that the famous
s. Don George, heavyweight wrestling
x echampion of the world, who was
. ust "ig Ed" George yen he
Swrestled for the Maize and Blue,
will defend his title against the
Irish champion Pat McGill Friday
night at Olympia.
Since winning the crown from
Ed George, Sonnenberg last month in Los An-
Forner Wolverine wrestler and I geles Don has announced that he
present heavyweight champion of will defend his title at least once
the world who is scheduled to meet a month and that he will meet any
Pat McGill, Irish champion, at the man in the world. Well, that is one
Olympia in Detroit Friday night. of the biggest statements that a
Woild Champion has ever made
and in this day of "Once you get
it hold it" championships George
should draw plenty of gates before
9 he les go of the belt.

II II iat:tit, ak .CA. y J5ttw i J..tIle wy ;,,up
ainof the Wolverine mat team
and took his instruction from Cliff
Keen, George has changed but lit-
New York Yankees Release Star tle. The same style and aggressive-
to Washington Club; Sale ness that Keen drilled into him is
s g;apparent though he has picked up
Price Is Unknown. many of the changes that Profes-
sional wrestling brings on a Con-
The purchase of Outfielder Harry ference champion.
Rise from the New York Yankees Other matches carded for the
at an unnamed amount was an- Friday night meet include a one
nounced yesterday by Clark Griffith, fall, hour limit bout between Spell-
president of the Washington Sena- man, of Boston, graduate of Brown
tors. University and the "Trust buster
tors. iof Wrestling" none other t h a n
The left-handed hitter went with arn Plestina of Chicago. Another
the Yanks just after the start of one fall bout will be between Al
the plying searen last spring after i 'affort, of Montreal, heavyweight
beginning the year with the Detroit champion of Canada, and Sailor
Tigers. Rice finished the 1930 cam- Arnold, of Providence, R. , cham-
paign with a batting average of pion of the Navy.

Johnny Wooden Held to Lone
Marker by Hawkeyes in
Upsetting Dope.
by Joe Russell.
Netting four baskets and one
foul Monday night against Wiscon-.
sin, Norm Daniels, Michigan's stel-
lar center, passed Johnny Wooden,
Purdue ace, in the race for Big
Ten individual scoring honors. With.
a total of 23 points to his credit,
Daniels tops his Boilermaker rival.
by four counters
and is five points
ahead of Alten-
hof, who is in.
turn pushed hard
by Nelson of Wis-
consin who has
15. Reiff, North-
viestern, has play-
ed but two games
to date, and is
tied for fifth posi-
tion with Matti-
DANIELS son of Ohio State.
at 14,.
Wooden was leading in this
race after the first week of
championship gates, but play-
ing against Iowa Moanday night,
he was held to one foul goal.
bringing his grand total up to,
19 points in three games. Weiss;
Fesler, Ohio; Fish, Chicago; and
Miller, Indiana; are deadlocked
for the next position with 11.
Of these players, Fish has play-
ed but one game, and will prob-
ably bring his aggregate tip
materially when the Maroons
tangle :With the Gophers this
One of the three teams which is
leading the scramble for the 1931
title will be knocked from its perch
at the top this
Saturday when
Chicago and Min-
nesota meet in
"Old Man" Stagg's .
back yard. Both
teams have won .
their single start
so far, and share
the somewhat,.t
doubtful honor of
early season su ~
premacy with the
Northwestern ag-
gregation. As the JOFiNNYW OD% N
Wildcats have no game this week-
end they are assured of at least
(Continued on Page 7)

Coach Johnstone Not Satisfied
With Showing of Varsity
Against Alumni.
Despite the fact that his charges
handed the alumni team a 10-7
defeat Saturday in a pre-season
meet Coach James Johnstone was
not overly satisfied with the show-
ing his swordsmen made and plans
to work them hard this week for
their meeting with the Toledo
Y. M. C. A. Saturday, January 19,
at Toledo..
The Toledo club is a newly or-
ganized one, and nothing is known
concerning the ability of their
fencers, but the Wolverine coach
is taking no chances on suffering
an unexpected loss and is preparing
the men for a hard meet. The two
teams will stage a return engage-I
men here February 16.
Coach Johnstone announced that
he will carry six men with him. for
the contest including Captain Gor-
don, Friedman, Lovell, DeStafano,
Powers, and Reichard. Captain
Gordon, Friedman, and Lovell will
compete in the foil event while the
Wolverine leader will also handle
the sabre along with DeStafano.
Powers and Reichard will represent
Michigan in the opec.
Considerable improvement will be
necessary before the opening Con-
ference meet January 31 with Ohio
State, and the men will be brought
along slowly until that date so that
they will be at the peak for the
regular season. Although they have
given a good account of themselves
so far they still lack the polish
which stamps the work of Western
Conference swordsmen,

Ingram to Succeed
Price at California
(lv s -iated P ess)
BE KELEY, Galif., Jan. 13.--
University of California's Bears,
once the toast of Far Western
football, will bid for gridiron
glory this year under the leader-
ship of Navy Bill Ingram, late
of the United States Naval Acad-
Ingram will succeed Clarence
M. (Nibs) Price, who resigned
last season after a five-year

Varsity - Freshman Combination
Will Face Professors
at 5 o'clock Today.
This afternoon at 5 o'clock a
picked team of Varsity-Freshman
swimmers are scheduled to meet
the Faculty in what promises to be
one of the splashiest water polo
contests on the entire year's sched-
ule. Doors to the Intiramural pool,
where the contest will be held, will
open at 2 p.m. and because of the
fact that admission will be free a
huge crowd is expected to be on
The faculty team has been prac-
ticing in secret and expect to sur-
prise the undergraduates with sev-
eral new strokes of their own in-
vention. The far-famed Michigan
educators have a squad of about 27
stalwart leviathans who are ready
and eager to pit their skill against
Matt Mann's natators. Chief among
these are Brier, Slawson, Wheeler,
Gordy, Guthrie, and Hall, all veter-
ans of previous similar contests.
Until a late hour last night Coach
Mann was undecided as to the per-
sonnel of his starting squad, but
definitely stated that at some time
or another during the contest he
expected all of his Varsity stars to
engage in the battle.
That the contest will be hard-
fought appears to be a certainty,
inasmuch as the faculty poloists
have in years past furnished some
exceptionally s t r o n g opposition.
However, there has been an uncon-
firmed rumor circulating about the
campus the last few days that the
wise money is on the faculty any-
way, because of the reputation the
undergraduates have acquired for
shrewd diplomacy.
Glenn Wright Is Again
Signed With Brooklyn
NEW YORK, Jan. 13.-C a p t.
Glenn Wright of the Brooklyn Dod-
gers has signed a contract to again
lead Brooklyn's entry in the Na-
tional league pennant chase from
his shortstop post, it was announc-
ed today.
Al Rogero, Florida halfback, went
through the football season unin-
jured, only to slip in the backyard
of his fraternity house and break a


Rice started his professional ca-
reer with the Paris, Ky., club of the
Blue Grass League in 1922. The fol--
lowing year he was obtained by the
St. Louis Browns but was sent to
the Danville club of the Thmrce-I
League. From Danville he went to
Tulsa and in 1924 the Browns re-
called him.
St. Louis traded him to Detroit
in 1927 for the Tiger veterans :Buc
and Manush, and he stayed there
until last spring when he wai3 shiv->
ped to New York with Pitcher Owen
Carroll for Waite Hoyt and Mark

Yale Breaks Tradition
For Invasion of West
W3s A sociated Press)
CHICAGO, Jan. 13. -Yale comes
West next year to play Chicago, the
last of the Big Three to leave the
Atlanti seabo ird for a football
The Yale anie is scheduled for
October 17, the 31st anniversary of
A. A. Stagg's athletic directorshipj
of the Midway school.

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