EIGHfT AL SOLVES TH 1E DEPRESSITON
Gordorn, 'Broad-Ju~mper, Wins
Fifteenth Major Honor;
Natators Igo Well.
(Spec al to T he I)ai1:V
IOWA CITY, Jan,. 4. - Hawkeyes
Win, fourth in national track meet
...basket men, upset title-deed
eeding Purdue team.. . Iowa ties North-
western for Big Ten swim runner-
up honors... Gordon jumps to fif-
teenth major title... four teams win
majority of dual contests.
Such might be the headlines to
sketch the panoramic tale of Uni-
versity of Iowa athletics during
1931, an assortment of individual
an~d team feats which marked the
It was a. year of no team chain-. 1
piqnships. But in, track and swim-
min, Iowa m~en won titles for
themselves and aided their tearns,
to rank close to the top in chain-
Track Team Ranks High. l
Probably the greatest team exhi-
bition, was the winning of. fourth
place in* the national collegiate
track meet. The men scored 26 1/7
points, only five shy of second place,
and exceeded all universities and
colleges ecept Southern California,
OhioState, and Illinois.
The conference was -surprised
whten the swimming team edged in-4
to a tie for second place in the Big
Ten mieek. And the university forced
to divide with the Hawkeyes was
Northwestern, many years in the
pas~t winner -of the title,,while the..
Iowans never had finished better
'than ai distant fourth.
Cagers Upset Purdue.
If the basketball team could haveI
duplicated the kind of game which '
whipped Purdue, it would have beenE
a first division ranker. That victorys
over the defending chamnpions °was1
a hig~h point of a dismal season;,t
another was the decisive victory
over Notre ,Damne
Edward Gordton went right, on
broad jumping to championships,
finishing his intercollegiate career
in, Jun~e with fifteen major titles to
his~ creoit in three seasons. lie took
his third national collejgiate, Big
Ten, Drake relays, and state meet
first place, and set a new, university
record of 25 feet 4 8/8 inches.
Jaydiin flarler,3 Notedl..
Iowa had two of the na ion,'s best
javelin throwers in L. D. Weldon
and Elmno Nelson. Both placed i n
the N.C.A.A. meet, Nelson, the 1932
baseball captain, taking second af-
ter less than ten days of practice,
following the ,ball season. Weldon
achievedJ 203 feet 51/,, inches at the
Kansas games, the third best mnark
made in 1931 by a Unite'd States
Olive~r Sansen,: football captain,
competed. in a sport in which a man
cannot win an individual cham-.
pionship on a losing team, yet his
play at. fullback was worth a title.
Sunmetimes he, made more than half
of the tackles; he was the leading
ground-gainer and the best blocker."
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Absence of Cappon; Offense
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Bennie Oosterbaan assistant coach,
'who was in' charge~ of the basket-
eers du~ring Coach Cappon's ab-
sence from -the city.. With this new
lease on life which....the' Wolverine
quintet seems to have taken =since
the revision in the lineup it should
go through the Conference season
-in #better fashion. than was. hoped
for at the beginning of the holi-
In order to Protect your gairments from
the harmfulA effects of poor soaps the varsity
has undertaken the expen.se of *the purest soap
posiblk. Harmful -1alkalis play no part' in our.
laund ering process:
Laundry-Soft water. 21044. Towels,
socks free, Socks darned. 271c
r Former Wolf Athlete Stars, for
%krzychi Quintet' While'
Coaching af Olivet.
Joe Truskowski, former Michigan
star, has continued -his basketball
successes as a member of the. Skr-
zycki Pies, a, professional quintet
in Detroit. 'He is leading the Detroit
Professional League in scoring with
a total of 47 poinxts for the three
games in which he,. has participat-
His, team has been: beaten but
once in four starts the one defeat
coming when Truskowski, who is
bead football and basketball coach
at Olivet college, was forced out of
the lineup by professional duties.
Most of "Truck's" baskets have
b een short one -handed shots made
by leaping almost directly .under
the basket. the same dashing style
of play that characterizes his work
nzow was noticible when he starred
on the 'Wolverine court squads, a
iew years ago. While at the Wol-
verine institution he also starred ;in
football, being captain of the eleven
in his senior year, and in baseball,
as a hard-hitting catcher.
He has carried his athletic :ability
out into life, playingcatcher on the
Skrzycki Pies professional baseball
team, when his coaching duties at
Olivetp ermit him to indulge in ac-
Maictnen Start Practice
for Contest Saturday
(Continued from Page 6)
match is 'scheduled for 7:30 o'clock.
Not much is known concerning the
strength 'of the Canadians either
as a team, or in the individual
weight divisions. Stressing the im-
portant value of training, Coach~
Keen advised the team to be ready
for whatever. Toronto heas' to offer..
With possibly one more general
workout planned this afternioon, a
series of elimination matches will
take up the remainder of -the week,
the purpose of which will be' the
determination of the squad to
face "the most formidable wrest-
lers of Canada."
Coach Keen has tentatively nar-
rowed his selection to two men in
each weight class for the coming
meet. The list is as follows:
126-b.-Hariowe or Aldinger
,135-b.--Thomas or Otto.
145-1b.--Helliwell o~ Williams
155-b.-Mosher or Wilson
165-lb.-Reif or Wilkoski
175-1b.--Reif or Odvseff
Heavy-Stoddard or Spoden.
Basketball was a self-supporting
sport at the University of Minne-
sota last year, when a net income
of$21,000 broke all records.
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