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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1934

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Ohio State, Illinois Meet For 23rd Time Today At Chan

ipaign

Buckeyes, With
Heavier T e a m,
Are Favorites
Game Is Important In Big
Ten Race; Both Teams
Are Contenders
Two strong contenders for the Big
Ten title will go about the business
of eliminating each other at Memorial
Stadium, Champaign this afternoon
when Illinois lines up against the
Ohio State eleven in the twenty-third
meeting between the schools.
It will be homecoming day for the
Illini with Red Grange, Illinois' great-
est football hero, the guest of honor.
Illinois holds a slight edge in prev-
ious encounters, having won 11 con-
tests to 9 for the Buckeyes, while two
were tied. That the rivalry is one of
the bitterest in the country is evi-
denced by the close margins of prev-
ious victories, 11 games being decided
by the margin of a touchdown or less.
Game A Toss-Up
Both teams are very evenly matched
and neither coach is predicting vic-
tory, although Ohio State, due to its
33 to 0 victory over Indiana last Sat-
urday, is slightly favored in circles
outside the Illinois stronghold. The
Illini opened theirepractice season
with a 40 to 7 win, over Bradley, but
were held to a 12 to 7 margin by
Washington U. last week.
Despite his team's rout of Indiana,
Coach Francis Schmidt was anything
but pleased with the showing of the
Buckeyes. Too numerous fumbles
against the Hoosiers, coupled with the
traditional pessimism of coaches be-
fore a big game, combined to make
Schmidt doubtful concerning the out-
come.
Ohio's line will outweigh Illinois 15
pounds per man, the Buckeyes averag-
ing 199 pounds from end to end, while
the Illini are in the 184 pound class.
However, Ohio's biggest hope is, its
veteran bakfield. Heekin and Smith
are purported to be two of the hard-
est running backs in the country.
Pincura will be in at quarterback, with
Ohio's great punter Kabealo, at full.
Has Veteran Backfield
In the Illinois line, Capt. Bennis,
Antilla, Gryboski, and Galbreath are
the veterans upon whom Coach
Zuppke will rely to stem the hard-
hitting Ohio backs. Illinois' fondest
hopes also rest in its backfield. Cap-
tain Beynon, whom Michigan well
remembers from last year, is a great
passer. Lindberg and Froschauer, both
two-year veterans carry the brunt
of the running attack, while Theo-
dore, a 184-pound sophomore will be
in at fullback.
The game may develop into a punt-
ing duel between Kabealo and Lind-
berg, who with Regeczi of Michigan
are the three best punters in the Con-
ference.
Michigan fans will await with in-
terest the result of this contest for the
Wolverines meet the Illini Oct, 20
and the Buckeyes Nov. 17.
Probable Lineu
Illinois Pos. Ohio State
Antilla ........LE........... Rees
Dahl ........... LT........... Yards
Gryboski ...... .LG...... Monahan
Sayre..........C .......... Jones
Bennis......... RG.:........Smith
Galbreath ...... RT .......Hamrick
Dykstra ........RE.........Wendt
Beynon .........QB........ Pincura
Lindberg ..... LH...... ... Heekin
Froschauer ..... RH......J. Smith
Theodore......FB.......Kabealo
Beccali Fails To Set
1,500-Meter Record

NEW YORK, Oct. 12. - (AP) -A
team of United States track and field
athletes today defeated a touring Ital-
ian group headed by Luigi Beccali,
Olympic 1,500-meter champion, eight
first places to six in an international
meet at Yankee Stadium contested be-
fore an estimated 20,000 Italian-
Americans celebrating Columbus Day.
With the weather more suitable for
football than track andtno oneto
push him, Beccali failed to lower the
universal standard of 3:48.8 for 1,-
500 meters breaking the tape in the
slow time of 4:02.
Joe McCluskey, former Fordham
star and Olympic steeplechaser, pro-
vided the feature by outsprinting Um-
berto Cerati in a shoulder to shoulder
finish of the 3,000-meter run, turn-
ing the tables on the Italian cham-
pion who defeated him at Cambridge'
a week ago and in Italy 12 months
back.
Schoolboy And Wife
Start Wedding Trip
DETROIT, Oct. 12 -(P)- Lynwood!
(Schoolboy) Rowe and his bride, the
former Edna Mary Skinner of El Dor-
-a A r ,A 1 he mhq h theirI

Is Versatile Leader Of Chicago Offensive

STAR*
DUST
*-By ART CARSTENS- (c
DOWN ON THE BULLETIN BOARD
in the locker room at Yost Field
House is a clipping from The Chi-
cago Daily News of one day last week.
The article was written by Ralph Can-
ncn, a sports writer of that paper,
and while ostensibly a prediction that
Michigan might find Chicago the
team which is to end its string of
Conference victories as it was back in
1905, Mr. Cannon makes several re-
marks which are not exactly testa-
ments to the spirit shown by the
Michigan team against Michigan
State a week ago.
Among other things Mr. Cannon
remarks that Michigan resembled

Expected To Start At Halfback Post Today

-Associated Press Photo
Jay Berwanger, all-around backfield star of the University of
Chicago football team, is expected to provide mcst of the offensive power
the Maroons show against Michigan today. He can run, punt, and pass
and in addition to these accomplishments he has learned three backfield
positions. It is undetermined as yet at which of the three he will start. It
may be at full back in order to give the speedy Ned Bartlett a chance at
half. Berwanger himself is fast, being a member of the Chicago track
team last year. East fall, his first year at Chicago, he was mentioned on
several All-Conference teams.

"nothing so much as a bunch of self-
.cntented seniors, contented to rest
upon the laurels won in the previous
seasons," also that the "Wolverines
are definitely on the down-grade" and
all these Mr. Cannon attributes to
the disappearance of what has come
to be known as the "Michigan spirit."
Now Mr. Cannon should know
something concerning this "Mich-
igan spirit," for he is also the author
of a passage which has come to be
quoted as the classic expression of
that tradition of fight and spirit'
which Michigan claims as its heritage
from the most brilliant athletic past
in the Western Conference.

-Asso6iated Press Photo
Willis Ward, Michigan's Negro flash, is expected to start at half-
back against Clark Shaughnessy's Chicago Maroons in the Big Ten
opener for both schools today at Chicago. Ward, who was at end in last
Saturday's game in which the Wolverines fell before Michigan State,
was the individual star of a Michigan team that looked very disappoint-
ing. He is one of the fastest men in football or any other game, and is
expected to supply the speed which the Maize and Blue backfield did
not have in its first game. This is Ward's third year on the squad, but
his first experience as a halfback.

Sale Of Simmons To Tigers Is
Denied; Cubs After Dizzy Dean
CHICAGO, Oct. 12 - Charles Com- though Comiskey had said that he is
iskey, owner of the Chicago White I the only ball player on the club. Chi-
Sox, denied a statement made by the cago finished last in the American
Detroit Times tonight; in which that League this year.
paper- declared that it had learned The Detroit outfield for 'several
"from authoritative sources" that the years has lacked a slugging outfielder.
Detroit Tigers had secured Outfielder
Al Simmons from the White Sox. Although White and Goslin are good
hitters, both lack the long-range bat-
It has been rumored for several ting power of Simmons.
weeks that Simmons either had gone j
or would go to Detroit. Each rumor
has been denied by the Chicago CHICAGO, Oct. 12 - A cash offer
management. of $100,00 for Dizzy Dean has been
Jimmy Dykes, manager of the made to the Cardinals by the manage-
White Sox, has said that he would ment of the Chicago Cubs it was
be willing to either trade or sell the learned today. The Cubs were under-
star outfielder to the Tigers, but the stood to have been successful in their
opposition of Owner Comiskey is be- negotiations with the Brooklyn Dodg-
lieved to have made any negotiations ers for the exchange of Babe Herman
impossible. and Sam Leslie, outfielders.. This deal
Chicago secured Simmons last win- has been agreed upon by Charlie
ter from the Philadelphia Athletics. Grimm and Casey Stengel and awaits
With the Athletics he had been a only the formal indorsement of the
fielding and batting star since 1924, club owners.
and an important cog in the champ-'
ionship teams of 1929-30-31. His playI
this year with Chicago was considered jT
by many disappointing, however, al- on Frosh Gridders
I _______________________ Fr___sh___Gridders_______

Jones Denies
Trojan Team
Is 'Movie Mad'

Althoug
various re
ies, hygien
gan-Chica
freshman
through a
Coach Ray
The sa

KANSAS CITY, Oct. 12 - ( P) - I team
Quietly determined to disprove teamshowthe
charges that they were afflicted with and scoree
"movie madness," 43 gridmen from in a few
the University of Southern California field after
sped eastward today to the den of ping until
Pittsburgh's mighty Panthers.
Howard Jones, the headman of Accordii
Troy, laughed yesterday as he read erson, sta
statements from the Daily Trojan, for three
student publication, that the players back mus
had become "toys to some henna- ankle sTri
haired beauty;" playthings of the
movie magnates and had been "wined definitely.
and dined" by the mercenary inter--
ests in the film colony. Open F
"Maybe it's true," smiled the griz-
zled coach. "But they can't laugh Stud
at any Trojan team. We're not go-
ing to play any movie game against Open-fie
Pittsburgh Saturday, and you can bet women wi]
on that." Field tomo
The statement appeared in the furnish th
Trojan after Southern California's field hous
19-0 defeat by Washington State last of the won
Saturday. Clarabel
"That ought to burn them up," the archer
Jones continued referring to his play- Athletic a
ers, "and if it doesn't they're not the the projec
kind of men I want playing for me." structor i
He told the Trojans there was some women, wi
talk back home that they had "gone be continu
Hollywood" and then drove them as long as
through a highly satisfactory rehears-
al on a high school gridiron here be- Memb
fore the special train pulled out hours nis squa
ahead of schedule late yesterday. every aft
The coach said he would stand pat courts at
on the lineup he revised after the for Satu
Washington State defeat, but that; a.m.
Haskell Wotkyns might replace
either All-American Cotton Warburt-
on at quarterback or Cliff Propst at

,h depleted in numbers for
asons which include injur-
ne lectures and the Michi-
go football game today the
football squad was sent
scrimmage yesterday by
y Fisher.
uad was divided into two
e d, and blue. The reds
lenty of power at the start
d on the lighter blue squad
plays, marching down the
the kick-off and not stop-
the goal linewas crossed.
ng to Coach Fisher, Nick-
6r halfback, will be set out
weeks because of strained
cles. Fishman sprained his
immaging against the Var-
uesday and will be out in-

It is well to quote from that
passage, written in 1932 just after
a green Michigan track team had
risen to the heights in capturing
the Conference track meet:
"It's not just chance that few
Michigan athletes and few Mich-
igan teams are ever really poor.
They may suffer a day off form,
just likcB obby Jones or Babe
Ruth, but over the route, no mat-
ter it seems, who's in the lineup,
they're always in there playing
the game, with intelligence, with
courage, and with that fine res-
ilent will to win that grows out
of a long strain of winners.
".1. . for want of a better name
we call that tradition and that,
like the somatic cell, persists
through generations."
Fielding Yost, who probably more
than any other man has seen that
somatic cell of tradition with Mich-
igan teams, has'been quoted as saying
that "Michigan has been at the forks
many times before" and it is no idle
remark to say that Michigan is again
at the forks today.
Few will deny that the spark
which is that of a championship
team was missing in last week's
game. Neither will they deny that
if Michigan is to retain even a
vestige of its laurels it must re-
capture that spark which Mr.
Cannon has called tradition, and
capture it in today's game.
As one of the fellows said; with
grim determination, as he read the
clipping on the board the other after-
noon, "I'd like to see that man Can-
non about 5 o'clock Saturday after-
noon!"
We would too, and we hope that
he will have occasion to be prop-
erly chagrined for his latest com-
ments on the Michigan spirit.
Report Says Norris
Is SeekingDodgers
BROOKLYN, Oct. 12- (:P) - The
Brooklyn Eagle says today that James
E. Norris, of Chicago, is negotiating
for the purchase of the Brooklyn
Dodgers of the National Baseball
League and that "chances are very
good" that control will pass to himl
during the winter.
Norris was in Brooklyn three weeks
ago, the. Eagle said it learned, con-
ferring with Stephen McKeever and
the Ebbets heirs, who jointly own
the club. It was not believed an
agreement was reached then, but that
the basis was laid for further confer-
ences.
Norris already is interested in sports
promotion, owning the Detroit Red
Wings, of the National Hockey
League. He attempted to buy the
Chicago Cubs some years ago before
they were purchased by the Wrigley
interests.

' ~ ~ ~_

WOMEN'S I raig W ood Is
PORiT S Louisville Open
Leader With 68
Sport Schedule Announced
A definite schedule for the athletic
season which includes two dates set LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 12. - (P) -
aside for Intercollegiate Interclass Shooting a 34-34-68, four below the
competition was announced yesterday
after the Women's Athletic Associa- course record, Craig Wood, of Deal,
tion board meeting. N.J., a member of the P.G.A. team se-
Two days in - November, the 13th lected to play next month in Australia,
and 15th, have been named as the late today took the lead in the first
days when hockey teams representing . round of the $5,000 Louisville Open
the four classes at Michigan will en-
gage similar squads sent from other golf tournament.
colleges. It is probable that a team Tony Manero, High Point, (N.C.)
will come from Michigan State, as the pro, shared second place with Jug
Lansing women have been here before McSpaden, of Kansas City, both with
to try their skill in both hockey and 70 cards, two under par. Manero
basketball. scored 33-37, while McSpaden put to-
The board is also negotiating with gether a pair of 35's.
athletic heads at Ypsilanti and the Al Watrous, accurate-shooting De-
Kellogg School in Battle Creek for troit pro, was bracketed at 71 witl-.
games. This Interclass system of In- Jack Patroni, of New York City. Wat-
tercollegiate competition is the oily rous scored 34-37, while Patroni re-
way in which the women can compete versed those nine-hole totals.
in inter-school competition, since Among those equaling par of 7~
women's Varsity teams are not al- were Herman Barron, St. Paul; By
lowed. ron Harcke, Highland Park, Ill.; Er
* * nest Harrison, Little Rock, Ark.; A
Archery Day will take place on Oct. Espinosa, Akron, O., and Irvin Otte
24. This is to be an invitation archery man, Louisville.
tournament. The people now partici- Tommy Shannon, of Detroit, scores
pating in the Intramural tournament 40-38-78, while Forrest Stauffer, o:
will be the group from which the Ann Arbor, Mich., registered 42-34-
entries will be selected. 76. Denny Shute, of Philadelphia anc.
Hoe Sred Bobby Cruickshank, of Richmond
Hockey Spread Va., scored 76s.
The annual hockey spread has Ky Laffoon, of Denver, a member
been scheduled for Nov. 28. After the of the P.G.A. team, went out in 37
close of the Interclass title races for and came in with a 38 for a 75 total
hockey supremacy, this banquet is to finish well down the list. Laffoon
held to honor the team members, and was the heavy pre-tournament fa-
award numerals and sticks. vorite. Leo Diegel, of Philadelphia,
A dance recital under the direction another member of the P.G.A. sextet.
of Miss Emily White is being planned turned in a 36-38-74.
for presentation late in November. Manero, a "dark horse" in the tour-
This program will probably replace nament, toured the first nine holes of
the last of the Freshman Orientation the tricky layout in four strokes under
lectures. par. He slowed down on the return
At present, recreational swimming nine and went two over perfect fig-
is the sport in the W.A.A. limelight. ures, but his total was good enough
The Union pool is at the disposal to give him a two-stroke lead over his
of the co-eds Tuesday and Thursday nearest rivals.
evenings at 8:30, and Saturday morn- Manero made a sensational bid to
ings at 9 o'clock. equal the course record of 65. On the
Under the direction of Miss Irene first nine he recorded three birdies
Field, faculty swimming mentor, the and an eagle.
participants can obtain excellent ___________
coaching. This activity will point to-
wards Swimming Club membership. Nail Pierces Slipper;
Tryouts will be held at a date to be
announced, but this opportunity to Bachman Now Hobbling
prepare for them is presented in
the hopes that pre-season practice EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 12 -
will make the teams better than here- (IP)- Charley Bachman was the big
tofore. shot of the injury list at Michigan
State college today. The Spartan
MICHIGAN LEADS coach was hobbling about with an
Thirty Big Ten players have been infected foot. Bachman was injured
chosen on the All-America team in when firing the furnace in the base-
the last 10 years. Ten of these 30 have ment of his home early Thursday. He
been University of Michigan men. stepped on a rusty nail which pierced
Minnesota is next with six. his house slipper.
WATER

field Archery For
ents Begins Sunday
eld archery for men and
.1 be inaugurated at Palmer
orrow at 10 a.m. Men must
heir own equipment. The
e will be open for the use
men.
Neubecker, '36, manager of
y division of the Women's
ssociation, is in charge of
t. Miss Dorothy Beise, in-
n physical education for
ll supervise. The sport will
ed every Sunday hereafter,
the weather permits.
ers of the freshman ten-
d are expected to report
ernoon at the Ferry Field
A 4 o'clock. The time set
urday practices is 10:30
John Johnstone,
Tennis Coach.

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