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43, MARCH 18, 1934



Century's Battle ...
* * *
Baer and Carnera have placed
their X's at the bottom of a contract
to fight on June 14. Now here I
thought all along that a fight be-
tween the champ and the logical con-
tender was just about as likely in
present fight circles as snow in Au-
gust. But they have gone and put
the bite on my prediction.
The story contains a neat little
note that is worth freely quoting.
It says that after the most tedious
and boring session of wrangling ever
seen in signing a professional bout,
things finally wound up with every-
body satisfied. That last crack is
good for a laugh in any league.
They have cut Jack Dernpsey in
on the promotion end of it, which
brings the ranks of the promoters up
somewhere in the fifties. The way
fight gates are going these days it is
an inscrutable mystery to the sport-
ing world why there are so many
people who are trying to claw their
way into a piece of a big profession-
al bout. Of course, it's just like put-
ting your nickel into a slot machine.
You will probably lose your nickel,
but you may cash in for plenty.
* * *
T HIS is the first time in many
years that the champion has
signed to fight the logical contender,
and it just goes to show that the
big-shots in the prizefight business
are getting hep to the idea that the
citizens are not laying their frogskins
out on the line to see a big palooka
waltz through 15 rounds with some
octogenarian who can hardly stand
alone and who has been selected as
the challenger just because of that
Yes, they are giving the citizens
what they want just this once. . .
an opportunity to see Playboy Baer,-
who under present pugilistic condi-
tions, is undoubtedly the best of the
U. S. heavyweights, go into the ring
with the monstrous Italian. . . . the
first time that the poor little title
has had any kind of a chance to
change hands since Primo got it.
It isn't as though the bout were
likely to go down in history as a
classic or anything like that. But as
far as the fundamental policy shown
,in the signing of the contract is con-
cerned it is a new departure and
as such, the fight deserves the desig-
nation of "The attle of the Cen-
George Roscoe, of Minnesota, is one
of the good one-handed shots in col-
lege basketball. He got that way after
an injury to his left arm threatened
to put him out of the game perma-

Eight Big Ten
Champions To
Wrestle Here
Indiana Will Bring Four
Conference Winners To
National Meet
Champions crowned in all weight'
divisions of the recent Big Ten wrest-
ling meet will appear here in the Na-
tional Intercollegiate wrestling meet
next week.
The entry of an eight-man team
from Indiana, Big Ten team cham-
pions and claimants to the mythical
national title, will bring four cham-
pions while Illinois will bring three
and Michigan will supply the eighth.
The Hoosiers cieaned up in the
Conference meet, with the four win-
ning titles. Besides the four Con-
ference champions the Hoosiers will
present four Conference runners-up.
The four Hoosier champions are
Pat Devine, captain of the team, at
135 lbs., Frank Krahulik at 155 lbs.,
Oliver Gillum, who defeated Louie
Parker of Michigan in the 165 lb.
finals, and Dick Voliva.
Devine Two-Year Champ
Devine is a senior, and has been
Big Ten champion for two years. He
will be defending the 135 lb. crown
won in the National meet last year.
Krahulik is the lone sophomore win-
ner on the squad.
Dick Voliva, second in the Big Ten
and National meets last year is a
senior as is Gillum, although the lat-
ter has used but two years of his
The four Hoosier runners-up were
Howard Bush at 118 lbs., Oliver Cel-
lini, 126 lbs., a junior, and also a
runner-up] in last year's National
meet, Artie Peters at 145 lbs., and
Otto Buss, heavyweight.
Buss was eliminated in the un-
limited division by Barney Cosnek of
Illinois, who had been defeated in
an earlier match by Buss. The Hoo-
sier's regular heavyweight, Bob Jones,
was a Conference champion last year
but lost his eligibility for this year's
meet by playing in the annual East-
West football game on New Year's.
He was a guard, on the Iniana
grid squad.
Mythical Title Claimants
In last year's national meet Coach
Bill Thom's team took one first, two
seconds and two thirds, while scoring
nine falls to give them claim to the
mythical team title, which was not
awarded last year.
Illinois, whose lone defeat in dual-
meet competition was at the hands
of Indiana by a 20 to 6 score, will
'bring Pete Pakutinsky, conference
winner at 118 lbs., Adams at 126
lbs., and Barney Cosneck, the heavy-
weight champion.
Pakutinsky, a sophomore, came
through to defeat Howard Bush, the
Indiana star in the Conference finals
while Adams disposed of Probst of
Minnesota in the finals. Cosneck de-
feated O'Leary of Iowa in the finals.

Eighteen Events
On Open House
Sport Program
The sixth annual Open House at
the Intramural Building takes place
on Wednesday, March 21. There
have been scheduled 18 events, more
than ever have been included on pre-
vious programs. The attractions will
Basketball - Finals in all Intra-
mural leagues. Between the halves
of the Class A games a foul-shoot-
ing contest will be staged.
Boxing -Demonstration of train-
ing methods, and some matches.
Codeball - Finals for the second
national A.A.U. champion. Dr. Code,
inventor of the game, will also dem-
onstrate various points of it.
Diving -Fancy diving exhibition
by members of the Varsity swimming
Introduce New Game
Dart baseball -Demonstration of
a new game.
Fencing - Exhibition matches by
the leading fencers on the campus.
Gymnastics - Exhibition on paral-
lel bars, side horse, high bar, and
flying rings.
Golf -Demonstration by Coach
Handball -Players from Detroit
and Toledo will compete against lo-
cal players.
Ping pong - Leading players of the
city and campus will put on an ex-
Squash - University Club of De-
troit will play the local team in a
regular match.
Swimming - Exhibition by the
Varsity swimmers.
Tennis - Finals of the All-Cam-
pus singles tournament, and exhibi-
tion doubles.
Junior High Tumblers
Tumbling - A team from Jackson
Junior High will put on an exhibi-
Volleyball -3 championships to be
Wrestling - All-campus finals,
Paddle-Ball-Demonstration by lo-
cal players.
One of the features of the Open
House will be the effort to explain
the fundamentals of the various
games. Experts will explain the fine
points during the exhibitions.
A large crowd is expected. Last
year 4,300 attended the largest ath-
letic spectacle on the campus, and
this year invitations have been sent
to residents of the nearby cities.
Lefty Grove never has struck out
Joey Sewell.
Frank Murray, Marquette football
coach, is an expert pianist. He has
composed a new Badger State waltz.

Degener Keeps Title

Cody, Kasely, Barnard Will
Be Nucleus Of Swimming Team
By ART CARSTENS i do you have? First, point winners
Cody, Kasely and Barnard - re- in any meet in the 150-yard back
member the names, for you'll see k- h ... th

them a great deal, singly and to-
gether, in news on Michigan's swim-
ming team in the next three years.c
Three freshmen, all swimming dif-
ferent strokes, Coach Matt Mann
feels that they should help Michigan
dominate the swimming world for
the next three seasons.
Here they are:
Fred Cody, back stroke, graduate
of Detroit Central, city champion
there last year and holder of the
present Detroit Metropolitan area
record of 1:04.4 for the 100. Son of
Fred Cody, Detroit superintendent of
schools. Camper at Mann's "Camp
Jack Kasely, breast stroke, former
captain of the Oak Park (Ill.) high
school swimming team. Illinois state
breast stroke champion. Best time
in high school: 1:12 for 100 yards.
Barnard - Sprint Star
Frank Barnard, free styler, captain
of the Detroit Northwestern High
team two years ago, sprinter deluxe.
Member of the team holding the Na-
tional Interscholastic 200-yard relay
Put the three together and what

stroke, the 200-yard breaststro e, me
50, 100 and 220-yard free style; sec-
ond, a crack medley relay team equal

Dick Degener, Michigan's sensa-
tional diver, last night won his, third
Big Ten championship. Degener,
who has been the dominating figure
in Conference swimming circles for
the past three years, will seek his
second National Intercollegiate title
at Ohio State next Saturday.


Childs Ruffs First
Butler Time

Chi Psi Puck
Team Takes
ockey Title
The Chi Psi Red Wings annexed
the inter-fraternity hockey title yes-
terday afternoon in the Varsity
Arena when Bub Brien, fleet Chi
Psi forward, took Pillenger's rebound
off Goalie Reed's pads and golfed a
terrific drive into the far corner of
the Lambda Chi Alpha net. The
score came in 4:49 of the first over-
time period and brought to an end
a hundred minutes of scoreless hock-
ey played in a two-game series to
determine the fraternity champion.
Star Forwards
The Chi Psi forward line of Muz-
zy, Pillinger, and Brien was at top
form and proved to be the margin
of victory for the State Street lads
with their fast skating and clever
passing attack. Ralph Whisler and
Chuck Kocsis were the chief Lamb-
da Chi offensive threats and brought
down the rather sizeable crowd sev-
eral times with vicious sallies at the
Chi Psi goal.
Goalie Curt Matthews however,
with the aid of Johnny Lillie and
Fred Mitchell, was able to turn back
all these scoring attempts, and played
an excellent game between the posts
to shut out Lambda Chi.
Three scoreless periods and almost
all of the first overtime period were
played, when Pillinger, Chi Psi wing-
man, stick handled his way through
the Lambda Chi defense and almost
knocked Goalie Reed down with a
blazing shot from close in. Brien,
Pillinger's running mate on the other
wing, dashed in and, picking up the
rebound off Reed's pads, golfed a
hard drive into the far corner of the
Lambda Chi net which Reed had no
chance to save.
Chi Psi P os. L. C. A.
Matthews....... G.........Reed
Lillie .........RD.....Schaupner
Mitchell........LD.......... Kyes
Muzzy.......... C........ Whisler
Brien ..........RW........ Kocsis
Pillinger .......LW........ Ashton

Jack Childs won the 880-yard
time trial held to choose the team
for the Butler Relays in Yost
Field House yesterday afternoon,
turning in the good time of 2:00.2.
He was followed across the finish
line four-tenths of a second later
by Neree Alix.
Ben Starr, Fred Gooding, Jim
Randall, and Jake Kauffman also
ran and finished in that order be-
hind Alix and Childs.



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