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THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 1935

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Nine Pucksters

Named To

Play

At Minneapolis

Squad Leaves
Today To Meet

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Tracksters Will I
Hold Final Time'
TrialsSaturday'
Willis Ward To Compete
In Last Events Before
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Minnesota Team Presents
Offensive Composed Of
Three Forward Lines
Coach Eddie Lowrey and nine mem-
bers of the Varsity hockey squad will
entrain this afternoon for Minneap-j
olis, where they are scheduled to;
meet the Minnesota sextet in a two-I
game series tomorrow and Saturday.
The games, to be played at the Minne-j
apolis rink, are the first away from,
Ann Arbor for the team so far this!
season.
Minnesota Jinx Team
Minnesota has long been the jinx I
team on the Wolverine hockey sched-
ule, but the general feeling at the*
Coliseum is one of optimism with re-
gards to the coming encounters. The
Gophers have already dropped four
games this year, two to Yale by.
scores of 2 to 0, and 3 to 1, and two
to Manitoba.
Despite the fact that Minnesota
squad is known to be strong, and has
good reserve material, Coach Low-
rey plans to take only three spares
with him to relieve his forwards.
Walter Courtis and Gilbert McEach-
emn, who have been the first to go'
in as substitutes, will. be accompan--
ied by Ed Chase. Chase has seen
action in the last two games in Ann
Arbor, having scored a goal in his
initial appearance against Wiscon-
sin.
Wolverines Outpowered
The Gophers will present an of-
fense which in sheer power far ex-
ceeds Michigan's. Two veteran for-
ward lines will carry the brunt of the
attack, and will be supplemented by
a third line, composed of sophomores.
To face this aggregation, the Maize
and Blue regulars who have started
in every game this season will make
the trip. Headed by Co-captains
Johnny Sherf and Johnny Jewell,
left wing and goalie respectively, the
list includes Vic Heyliger,. center,
Dick Berryman, right wing, Don Mac-
Collum and Larry David, defense-
men.
Wisconsin Denies Report
Hockey Team Will Quitl
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 16 -(P) -
Guy Lowman, director of intramural
and minor sports at the University
of Wisconsin, today denied reports
that the university hockey team will
not complete its schedule. Lowman
said the team would round out the
season Feb. 8 and 9 with games with
the University of Minnesota at
Minneapolis.
The Wisconsin team met Michigan
in a two-game series at Ann Arbor
last week, but lost both games as it
failed to show any offensive strength.
The Wolverines won the first engage-
ment, 6 to,0, and the second, 2 to 1.

THE FOLLOWING letter is from a
student who appended the infor-
mation that he has been a "rail-bird"
at Michigan basketball practices for
six years. His intimation that Cap-
tain Plummer does not train is sub-
mitted without proof and snould be

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taken accordingly. His statement
that Dick Evans is the best guard on
the squad is, I think, a little strong.
Otherwise, what he says is sub-
stantially sound, at least in theory:
To the Editor:
There is a belief around camp-
us which I think is inaccurate.
Many have said that Coach Cap-
pon is a poor basketball coach.
I do not believe that. He will get
as much out of a given squad of
players as any other cage coach
immediately available to the au-
thorities. He did not want the
job when Veenker left, and is do-
ing more than his level best to
bring home a winner.
Believing as I do, I still sub-
mit for consideration the follow-
ing suggestions concerning the
present cage squad:
Michigan has the material for
two good basketball teams, not
one. Each team is the direct op-
posite of the other. One has
heighth, power, and fair shooting
eyes, while the other has speed,
short stature, and inferior shoot-
ing. One team should include
Patanelli, a good conservative
player who must be stimulated
to take more shots; Jablonski,
who should practice following in
shots; Tomagno, who is careless
in his ball handling and shooting
and who could be the outstand-
ing player on the team; Evans,
the best guard; and Meyers, who
rates second to Evans only. This
five should use a careful, set of-
fense, passing exclusively, and
score often on follow-in shots af-
ter Evans' long ones.
The other team might be made
up of Rieck, Rudness, Ford, Hill,
or Jennings, and Joslin or Gee.
Next semester Castle will be eli-
gible for the center position. A
team similar to this defeated the
Varsity handily last week and on
the next day defeated the first
freshman team that in turn de-
feated the Varsity.
This should be a fast breaking
offense team which uses speed
exclusively to score. The fast
breaking offense is easy to teach,
and these natural speedsters
should play five or seven minutes
of every half in order to change
the tempo of Michigan's attack.
Such a team could be taught to
move on offense so that the op-
ponents would tire quickly in
guarding them. Michigan has the
material for two good basketball
teams and they should use it.
I think that any player who is
not in the best condition should
be benched, and this applies par-
ticularly to Plummer. He should
be taught the responsibilities of
a Michigan captain. It is little
enough of a prerequisite to de-
mand good physical condition of
the players.
Alternating these two teams in
each half would not lose games
any faster than they are being
lost at present, that's sure. In
fact, the sudden change in tempo,
using the speedsters to tire out
the opposition, letting them give
"all" for five or ten minutes of
a half, would probably defeat
more opponents than the Wolv-
erines have been able to vanquish
as yet.

First Indoor Meet
Final time trials of the first}
semester for the Varsity track squad
will be held Saturday afternoon in
Yost Field House, with the entire
squad competing,Coach Chuck Hoyt
announced yesterday.
The trials will mark the end of
first-semester training for the entire,
squad, individual practice being the!
order for next week and during the
examination period, until the first
meet, theMichigan A.A.U.event to
be held February 9 in the Field
House.

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A. A. U. First of Five Meets
The A.A.U. meet, opening the in-
door season, will be the first of five
successive week-end engagements,
culminating with the team's defense
of its Conference title March 9 at
Chicago.
The Wolverines will journey to
Minneapolis Feb. 15 for the only dual
meet away from home and will end
the indoor season two weeks after
the Conference meet, March 23, with
the Butler Relays.
Ward's First Appearance
Saturday's events will be the first
appearance in such time trials of
Willis Ward, who will again form the
nucleus of the Michigan team. Ward,
who did not report for practice until
after the Christmas holidays, follow-
ing a strenuous grid season, was
given his first hard workout Tuesday,
and reported he was fast approach-
ing top condition.
Coach Hoyt announced that the
entire squad would be called upon to
make its best showing Saturday al-
though times will not be released.
Personnel of the team for its indoor
season will depend largely upon
showings in the trials.
The events will begin at 3 p. m.
te's All-American,

Bonthron, Cunningham Matmen To Use 75 Freshmen Out
"Plans for the appearance of Bill Ne w Scoring With Not A Goa
Bonthron and Glenn Cunning-
ham, famed for their classic duals P1 n___ By FRED BUESSER
in the mile run, here Feb. 9, at the
Michigan State A.A.U. track meet Three capable forwards and a pair
were definitely spiked yesterday as Is Designed To Eliminate of reliable defensemen have been!
Bonthron declined an invitation to uncovered from the turnout of more!
compete in the meet. Stalling; Northwestern than 75 aspiring freshman hockey
The invitations were extended Is First Big Ten Foe players by Varsity Coach Eddie Low-
on the part of the meet's commit-! Bigr y astyCac dieLw
tee by Chairman Lloyd Olds, track rey, but the search for a freshman
coach at Michigan State Normal A new scoring system will be intro- goalie competent enough to fill the
College. Olds has also invited duced when the Michigan wrestlers shoes of co-captain Johnny Jewell
other national track figures to meet Northwestern, Saturday after- has been in vain.
compete, including Ralph Met- noon, at the Patton Gymnasium,h "In Dick Griggs, Johnny Fabello,
calfe, he said. I Evanston. Each match will last ten l and Gib James we've got three boys
minutes but there will be no overtime who should prove distinct assets to
period if neither grappler has a time the team next year," said Coach
i a pus advantage after the regular Lowrey. "They're all forwards and
elapsed. For each complete minute of man to build around, we should have
time advantage, one point will be a very effective offense. Gib James
awarded while a fall will count ten is one of the cleverest hockey play-
Golden Gloves I points. Thus it will be possible for a ers to come to Michigan in a long
G Gteam to lose every match but one by m."
Five University fighters have en- a small time advantage and yet take Fabello, Griggs Possible Forwards
tered the Ann Arbor Golden Gloves the meet if its one victory came by, Johnny Fabello, from Scituita,
tournament to be held at the local virtue of a fall. Mass., and Dick Griggs, whose home
Armory Jan. 22, 24, 29, and 31. Three The new system was introduced, ac- is in Duluth, are also both forwards
will fight in the open division and cording to Coach Keen, to eliminate whose ability Lowrey believes may
two as novices, stalling. be developed until they will be pre-
pared to form part of the second line
The entry list of the tourney, which A match which may prove excit- next year. The probable regular for-
will be conducted by the Ann Arbor -ing will taka place when Dewitt Gib- ward line will see Berryman and Hey-
Daily News in conjunction with the son, Northwestern heavyweight, meets liger back in their respective posi-
Grand Rapids Herald and Chicago Harry (Tiny) Wright, Michigan star. tions at right wing and center with
Tribune, is far larger than it was last Both men are sophomores and weigh James playing the left flank, a posi-
year. At present 108 have entered in the neighborhood of 230 pounds. tion now quite capably filled by co-
the two divisions and the number is Both Wright and Gibson also played captain Sherf.
expected to be increased by the time tackle during the grid season. Two Promising Defensemen
entries close Friday. Keen indicated yesterday that he ToPoiigDinee
.noAs an efficient defenseman to re-
Elmer Cousineau and Lee Shaw, would ta oeextg ma n the p
welterweights, and Joe Downey, light- along with the eight starters. Allan~ place Don MacCollum for next sea-
heatvrweightsandetDUnivesiybit- Rubinand Ed Kellman went through son Lowrey will have two promising
heavyweight, are the University bat- Rubri thr-ou s men to pick from in Bob Simpson of
tlers in the open class. Jim Spens,e a trial match in the 126-pound class, Duluth and Jim Smith from Detroit.
lightweight, and Art Downing, welter- yesterday to determine who would Both boys have shown up particularly
weight, are the novice entries. The start against the Wildcats, and Keen Bt oshv hw ppriual
former division boasts the more ex- expects to try them again before the well at defense during -the freshman
perieced do the terseered ix final selection is made. practices, keeping opposing forwards
perienced of the fighters entered in Abe Levine, 175-pounder, reported from sweeping around them, and
The preliminary bouts will be held a leg injury after the Michigan State clearing the puck from n front of
the first two nights, the semi-finals meet and may not start Saturday.'Tesacfoagaleosoni
the third and the finals in both divis- Either Harold Ross or Bill Lowell are The search for a goalie goes on in
ions the last. Winners will go to his probable successors. appears to have enough talent to work
Grand Rapids for the regional tourn- in the Varsity cage against sharp-
ey and winners there will be entered shooters like Minnesota's.
at Chicago. As in past years the Chi- .L .JLo a The only ray of light on a dark
cago champions will meet those of
New York, the national title winners 'Angel' Not To
to meet a foreign team during the r Union Swimming
summer. Irlr"Mi-.U b

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horizon for next year seems to be in
the person of Chuck Tarbox, who
got his freshman numerals as a goal-
ie along with Johnny Jewell, and who
will still be in school next year.
The freshman squad of 11 players
have been working out at the Coli-
seum regularly of late, and will prac-
tice Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
nights while the Varsity is in Minne-
apolis.
Lowrey expects to make another
cut in the squad late in February,
after which the remaining freshmen
will work out regularly with the first
team, as one or two of the frosh are
doing now.
The present freshman roster in-
cludes, -in addition to the above men-
tioned'players, Frank Radford, Herb
Ries, Cline Crawford, Guy Pruss, and
Fritz Bradford.

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B.ut Failed To Earn Entries have been received from
! *Pontiac, Jackson, Ypsilanti and De-
His Varsity Letter troitbesides Ann Arbor. Most of the
________fighters of the first four cities are
in the novice class with Detroit and
By GEORGE J. ANDROS Ann Arbor battlers forming the nu-
Good enough to make the All- cleus of the open division.
aAmerica intercollegiate swimming Five of last year's Free Press win-
team but not good enough to earn ners are entered and the 1300 fans
a Varsity letter, that's the strange that can be packed into the Armory
1 story of Frank Fehsenfeld, junior will expect fast fighting. Each night's
diver on the Wolverine tank squad: card will begin at 8:15.
The rules governing the awarding
cf letters to members of the swim- J)onlOn Of Another
ming team specify that in order to A
be eligible for a major 'M' an athlete Harmsworth Race
must win a first or two second places
in Conference dual meets or place in
the annual Big Ten meet. NEW YORK, Jan. 16 -OP)-Kaye
Relegated to a minor position by Don, the British racing driver who
the presence on last year's team of was convicted of manslaughter after
Dick Degener and Derland Johnston, his mechanic was killed in an acci-
Fehsenfeld did not see any action dent on the Isle of Man, arrived with
until Coach Matt Mann decided to Mrs. Don on the Ile de France yes-
take three divers to the National Col- terday. Under orders from his physi-
legiate meet last March. cian to keep out of racing cars for
In the National intercollegiates several months, Don will go to Or-
Degener walked off with first place mond Beach, Fla., in a few days
for the second consecutive year, and for a long rest.
Johnston, making his debut in the Don said that when he left England
National meet, took third. there were no indications that a
Fehsenfeld finished 'out of the British syndicate would finance a
money' but was good enough to place challenge f o r the international
eighth in a field of nineteen of the Harmsworth speedboat trophy which
nation's best college divers. he has tried unsuccessfully in the
When the National Collegiate Swim- past to wrest from Gar Wood, white-
ming Association picked ten divers haired Detroit veteran. The last
for its All-America team, Fehsenfeld day upon which a challenge for the
was placed at sixth position. current year can be' filed is March 1.
Shortridge High School of Indian- No race was held in 1934.
apolis claims Fehsenfeld as one of its "It costs between $150,000 and
alumni, and while a student there $200,000 to finance a challenge," Don
the present Michigan diver won t1 e said, "and offhand I don't know of
National Junior A.A.U. champion- anybody willing to spend that much."
ship.

1 ake gjver uU
BOSTON, Jan. 16--(p)- If Na-
tional League club-owners think they
are going to solve the dog-racing
problems besetting the Boston Braves
by persuading Charles F. Adams to
take the team over from President
Emil Fuchs, they are going to be sad-
ly disappointed.
Although the dominating stock-
holder in the Braves. Adams, has
exhibited little interest in the Tribe's
latest troubles, which forced Ford C.
Frick, new National League president,
to call a special meeting of his club-
owners for Friday in New York.

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Adams will attend the meeting, he
said today, but he intimated that he
would not come to the league's rescue
by taking over the club, which he
could have done any time in the last
few years, so heavy was his invest-
ment and so great were his loans to
Fuchs.
He is now carrying, he explained,
much too heavy a business load and
will rebel against assuming any more,
especially a financially-harassed ball
club.
OFFER DODGERS FRANCHISE
NEW YORK, Jan. 16.- (P)-The
Brooklyn Dodgers have an invitation
from President P. B. Farrell, of the
New ' York - Pennsylvania Basebali
League to take over the Reading, Pa.,
franchise.
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Plans Announced'
Final 'plans for the Union swim-
ming program, including a ten-mile
swim and the formulation of an all-
campus team, were announced yes-
terday by Wencel Neumann, the
student executive councilman.
More than 40 students are expected
to enter the ten-mile race, for which
registration has already started. Ac-
tual competition will be held over a
five-week period beginning Monday,
Feb. 11, and ending Saturday, March
16.
Each competitor will swim two
miles a week. The place-winners in
the event will be determined March
16 when all entrants who have com-
pleted the necessary requirements
will swim the last ten laps against
time.
Only letter-winners and members
of the Varsity swimming squad are
excluded from the competition and
all freshmen are eligible to compete.
The Union all-campus swimming
team is already being organized un-
der the direction of Matt Mann,
coach of the Varsity squad, who will
coach tlie team for both Union and
intramural events. Free swimming
privileges will be granted to members
of the team.
It was emphasized that both frat-
ernity men and independents are in-
vited to register for the team at the
swimming pool offices in the Union
basement.

AN OBSERVER

FR ITERNITY
JEWE LRY

Maynard Morrison, Grid
Star, Weds Next Month
ROYAL OAK, Jan. 16-The en-
gagement of Miss Ruth Celiste Isac-
son, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gil-
bert Isacson, of 612 West Hudson
Ave., Royal Oak, to Maynard D. Mor-
rison, son of Dr. and Mrs. S. J. Mor-
rison, of 315 Hendrie Blvd., Royal
Oak, has been announced here.
Morrison, former All-America foot-
ball center, was a member of the Uni-
versity of Michigan football squad in
1929, '30, and '31. The wedding is
to take place Feb. 3.

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