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THE MICHTGA N

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DAILY

THE MCHIGA DAL

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Mic igan

State

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NNIGH SCHOOL
RITY CONTESTS

Directs Ticket Sale

Features of Gopher Game

ciolastic Teams to
Football, Basketball
for Unemployed.

PlAy

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ansport Organizations Donate
Facilities for Distribution
of Wisconsin Tickets.
By John Thomas
There is nb chance of a Michi-
n-Michigan State charity game
s fall," Fielding H. Yost remark-
when talking about state-wide
rity contests recently. The Wis-
Zsin game is the Wolverine con-
utionato the needy of Michigan
:1 Big Ten rules will not allow
other one, even if State autlYori-
might demand such a match.
ey have already extended their
es this year to allow the post-
son games.
sigh schools throughout the
te will schedule one basketball
ae, the proceeds of which will
directly to their local organiza-
is which help the unemployed.
leges in the M. I. A. A. and
C. C. also have been ordered to
edule such a contest. All pro-
of such matches are to be used
the communities supporting

t Lor//.\ Y057
Who, as a member of the State
Welfare Athletic Committee, fur-,
nishedthe impe i efor a state-
wide distribution of Michigan-Wis-
consin chari ame.
U. S C A. CHNE
Widespread Disapproval Causes
Committee to Return to
1.62 Ounce Pellet.,

By Roland L. Martin
Manders, the highly touted Min-
nesota fullback, was stopped coldl
by the Michigan forwards yesterday
afternoon. Manders was. the play-
er who toreathe Northwestern line
to threads two weeks ago, gaining
ground every time he carried the
ball. It looks as though the Michi-
gan linetis more than a match for
the Northwestern forwards.
Minnesota's captain, Munn, show-
ed plenty of speed in the first quar-
ter. The first time he came out of
the line to carry the ball, he start-
ed for tackle with more speed than
ycu will find in a lot of backfield
men. But the Michigan forwards
stopped him without gain.
Somers, Minnesota quarter-
back, is about the shiftiest run-
ner seen on the Michigan grid-
iron this year. Time after time,
the Michigan tacklers would be
left lying on the ground as
Somers would almost stop dead,
causing the would-be tackler to
miss him completely. Incident-
ly, Somers was the only Gopher
who could gain much through
the Michigan team.
The Minnesota band has one of
the best baton wielders in the
country. Before the game, he
brought the crowd to cheers by the
manner in which he threw his ba-
ton over the goal posts. But his
crowning achievement was between
the halves when he whirled two,
batons with startling skill.
Michigan's band, as usual,
pulled something original in'
new formations. Between the
halves, they marched down the
field in the form of a brown
jug with, a question mark. They
also made a perfect "YOST"
before leaving the field.
The "Little Brown Jug," or at :
least its substituted reposed on the
Wolverine side of the field yester-
day. By winning the game, Michi-
gan can keep the jug at least an-
other year. It is very doubtful if
the present' jug is the one stolen
from the Michigan bench in 1902,
but by winning yesterday's game,
they have another year yet to find
the original.
Hewitt's dash for a touch-
F NTA I N P N S
Pecker, Sheaffer, Watewmen,
Conklin etc., $1.00 and up.
A lare an choice assortmen
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down in the first quarter was
a pretty piece of powerful run-
ning. He broke through the
tackles without any interfr-
ence left to block out the se,-
endary. There were three M'in-
ne!ota backs cutting over to
stop him. The big fullback ct-
raem the first, had a powerful
straight-arm ready for the sec-
ond who came at si H a little too
high for his own god. The
safety man hit Hewitt from the
side, but Bill spun out of hi~s
grasp and slid over the goal
line for the only touchdown of
the game.
Peteskey missed his first try for
point after touchdown yesterday.
His kick looked like it was going
over, but it hit the top of the sup-
porting standards and bounded
back into the playing field.
With about four minfutes left
to play, Minnesota opened up
a desperate paissing attack. A
long pass intended for Swartz
was touched by Fay, deflecting
it towards Captain Hudson,
who snatched the pigskin with
one hand and started off for
the Gopher goal line, being
forced out of bounds on the
Minnesota 34-yd. line.
Just before the game ended, Wil-
liamson intercepted another Goph-
er pass and ran to the seven yard
line before he was thrown out of
liound.s. The game ended before
Michigan could try a play.
The first quarter 50-yard touch-
down run by Hewitt was clocked by
the sport staff's stop watch in 8 2-3
seconds. Jack Heston's 27-yard
dash down the side lines in the first
quarter was timed at 3 2-3 seconds.
5Heston was aided by perfect inter-
ference.

More Than 100 Men
Report to Philbin
for Boxing Teams
More than 160 boxers have sign-
ed up for the class teams under
the tuteledge of Let Philbin. Light-
weights and welterweights seem to
have the edge in numbers and abil-
ity over tht other divisions.
However Coach Philbin is anx-
ious to have more flyweights and
heavyweights report for training
and more middleweights could be
used also. Each team will have one
man to represent it in the semi-
finals. The selection of the team
makeup will be determined in
training periods by Coach Philbin.
The fighters are now going
through a regular series of prepar-
ation bouts so that they will be ac-
customed to working under fire.
This training has gradually passed
the fundamental stage but not in
all cases as Philbin is taking the
men along the path of fighters just
as fast as they can advance.
The first matches have been set
for Dec. 3 so that the fighters can
recooperate after the Thanksgiving
week-end and get back into top-
notch condition.

have always played a slow, unin-i
spired brand of hockey and have;
seldom established themselves as a
title contender.
Just why the Star Spangled ath-
letes have failed to get into the
swim in the past has long been a
topic of discussion. Most observers
blame it on the fact that Gerard.
fails to get the best possible team;
play out of his men. With this in!
view he has revamped the team:
during the last two seasons and
only one man of the 1928 sextet
continues to hold down a berth.
The single exception is Billy;
Burch, veteran center and one of
the best in the game. The other.
forwarts are Normie Himes, spare,
center, Ted Patterson, formerly of
the Canadiens, Hap Emms, who
used to play wing for the Montreal
Maroons, Rabbit McVeigh, diminu-
tive star from Chicago and two
youngsters picked up direct from
the minors, Ab Hughes and George
Massecar.

cons, Len Grosvenor, and Allen
Shields, the latter a, defense man-.
The defense is composed of vet
erans, comprising Red Dutton, Bill
Brydge, Shields and Ayres, the lat-
ter the only youngster of the-group.
In goal is the reliable Ray Worters.
The team looks promising and if it
can develop the spark Gerard's
squads have always lacked, it should
make a determined bid for a play-
off position.

NEW YORK AMERICANS EXPECTED
TO END LOW IN HJOCKEY LEAGUE
Eddie Gerard's Red, White and In addition four men were pickel
Blue hockey club enters the Stan- up in the Ottawa-Philadelphia re-
ley Cup chase as an overwhelming tirement. They are the hard check-
favorite to finish in the outsider's ing Joe Lamb, Wally Kilrea, younger
position. The New York Americans brother of Hec Kilrea of the Fal-

Nor-t
mica
Ohio
Purd
Wisc
Minn
Chic
Indi
Iowa
Illino

BIG TEI STANDINGS
h e W L T
hweern,... .5 0 0 1.
IJIGAN ......4 10.
State......4 1 0
Lue ........4 1 0
onsin .......3 2 0
aesota.......2 2 0
ago .........1 4 0
ana ..... ...1 4 1
.......... .0 3 1
is ......0 6 0

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See Possibilities.
ommittees are at work looking
:o the possibilities of local or-
nizations backing hockey, indoor
Eck, and boxing and wrestling
tches in their cities. The State
lfare Athletic Committee which
t in Ann Arbor last Friday night
imply an organizer that initiates
scheduling of such meets,
tches, and games.
11 the proceeds of charity con-
ts will go to the cities that sup-
't theim, not to the state organ-
tion. Only Michigan's cut of the
stern Conference post-season
irity games will be turned over
the Governor's unemployment
up for state-wide relief.
Committee Yet in Ain Arbor.
'he committee that met in Ann
>or decided that the colleges in
. M. I. A. A. and M. C. C would
draw enough above expenses
football post-season charity
nies to ever schedule them. All
;h school games of thissort were
nned several weeks ago and,
st of them have been played'
.out any shining examble of
d gates.
[owever they felt that basketball
aes in the regular season, back-
by the proper local societies and
anizations would be profitable
I worthwhile. Indoor track is
counted on to draw very much.
Bingo Brown is Member.
ingo Brown, State Boxing Com-
sioner and nember of this Wel-
e committee, is planning a ser-
of prize fights and wrestling
tches iri the cities of Michigan.
total proceeds of these ama-
r affairs will go to the citiesl
t stage these bouts. He pointed
that Detroit netted over $12,-
dollars on their amateur boxing
w. Other cities are capable of
ng the same thing and the State
:ing Commission will forward
movement in all possible ways
added.
he whole state is being covered,
the sale of Michigan-Wisconsin
:ets. Two transport companies
*e placed their distrib'uting facil-
s in the hands of Coach Yost.
s means that 42 Michigan cities;
have ticket agencies for this
;ball game.
he Detroit Athletic Club and thel
versity Club are handling the

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CANADIAN

Taking cognizance of the general
howl of disapproval which greeted
the larger and lighter golf ball, the
United States Golf Association yes-
terday voted to adopt a ball 1.62
ounces in weight and 1.68 inches
diameter.
The ball in use last year weighed
1.55 ounces, but was the same size
as the new ball which will become
official January 1, 1932. The weight
adopted for the new ball is the
same as that of the ball in use be-
fore any change was made. The
net result of all of the changes is
a ball six-hundredths of an inch
larger.
Will This Be Remedy?
It is hoped by officials of the
United States Association that the
new ball will be officially adopted
by the Royal and Ancient, rulers of
British golf. They had refused to
consider the ball used in the Unit-
ed States last year.
The discrepancy in the size and
weight of the- ball used in the Unit-
ed States and Great .Britain proved
to be a serious handicap to inter-
national play. When the Britishers
played in this country they were
forced to use the official American
ball. The so-called "balloon ball"
was not in any way fitted for use in
the British Isles, since the high
winds prevailing there had the ball
continually at their mercy.
Dissatisfaction Evidenced.
The decision to change the di-
mensions of the ball came as a re-
sult of the widespread dissatisfac-
tion evidenced by the average play-
ers in polls conducted by newspap-
ers in various localities. Statistics
gleaned from major open tourna-
ments during the last year reveal
that the "balloon" did not serious-
ly handicap the experts in their
attack on par. The latest move is
a distinct concession to the average
player.
sale of these tickets in the Met-
ropolitan area. An office in the
General Motors building has also
been added to the list of Detroit
distributers.

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