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TUESDAY,M1Y ARCII19, 1935

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE T

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Trackmen

To Defend Team Title At Butler Relays Saturday

- <i) -° -_

Hoyt To Take
Three Strong
Relay Teams
5 Individual Stars Also To
Go; Ward To Enter High
Hurdles Only
Although the thoughts of the Mich-
igan track squad are for the opening
of the outdoor season and the Cali-
fornia meet at Berkeley April 13, the
immediate attention of Coach Charlie
Hoyt is directed toward the defene
of the team title in the Butler Relays
Saturday.
Hoyt yesterday announced the per-
sonnel of the squad from which 16
men would be picked for the meet.
Five individual entries and a mile,'
two-mile and four-mile relay team
will be sent.
Ward In 60-Yard High Hurdles
Willis Ward, who last year practic-
ally won the team title alone for the
Wolverines, with wins in the dash,
high jump, and a second in the high
hurdles, will again lead the squad.
Ward will only enter the 60-yard high
hurdles event in which he will meet
Ken Sanbach of Purdue, who nosed
him out last year in record time.
A four-mile relay team represent-
ing Michigan will be conceded an ex-
cellent chance of placing, led by Cap-
tain Harvey Smith, who has done
4:21.8 in the mile this year. Clayton
Brelsford, who has been timed at
4:23.4 and Neree Alix, the two-miler
who is expected to do as well as 4:23,
will also run.
The fourth place will go to Har'y
O'Connell, Walter Stone or Paul
Pinkerton. Pinkerton and Stone will
run this week, and if one proves him-
self capable of a 4:30 mile or better,
he will run, in which case O'Connell
will run on the two-mile team.
The two-mile team will be headed
by Howard Davidson, and will receive
support from Paul Gorman and Frank
Aikens. Should O'Connell run on the
four-mile team the fourth place will
probably be between T. K. Fisher and
Ed Devine.
Stoller, Hunn, Moisio Entered
The mile relay team, Conference
champions, will be composed of Stan
Birleson, Harvey Patton, Fred Stiles
and Bob Osgood. Osgood will also
run in the high hurdles.
The other individual entries will be
Sam Stoller, who pushed Jesse Owens
of Ohio State to a new world's record
in the Conference dash, in the 60-
yard dash, Dave Hunn in the pole
vault, and Konrad .Moisio, Conference
high jump champion, in the high
jump.
The Butler Relays annually attract
the outstanding track talent of the
country, and principally because of
the handsome awards which are giv-
en in all events. Michigan will be at-
tempting to bring back a second team
trophy, an actual-sized gold track
shoe, mounted on a large base.
Favorites Win
In All-Camnus
Tennis Meet
The all-campus tennis tournament
has reached the semi-final round with
only the pre-tourney favorites re-
maining in competition.
In the quarter-finals, played last
week, John Rodriguez defeated Bob
Edmonds, 6-3, 6-2; Jarvis Dean
downed Al Kasabach in a hard-fought
match by the score of 8-6, 6-3; Ted
Thorward won over Cy Elkes 6-1, 6-1;
and Bob Anderson won his way to the
semi-finals by a default.
Rodriguez is scheduled to meet
Dean, and Anderson will face Thor-

ward. The final match will be played
on the Intramural courts during the
annual Open House. Wednesday.
Eleven entries have been received
for the annual faculty squash tourna-
ment, soon to start at the Intramural
courts. Prof. Robert Angell of the
sociology department is favored to
win the tourney, with Prof. Arthur
Boak of the history department offer-
ing the strongest opposition.
The archery squad, which placed
second to Purdue at the last Big Ten
archery meet, will give an exhibi-
tion of the sport at Intramural Open
House Wednesday night.
Two men will be in Squash Court 11
at 15 minute intervals, starting at
7 p.m., showing the fine points of
the game. During the intervening
periods the golf team will give an ex-
hibition of golf in the same court.
The men who will compete are John
Hayes and R. F. Hayes from 7 to
7:15 p.m., Horace Nixon and W. Mor-
ris from 7:45 to 8 p.m., Ralph Bald-
win and an unannounced partner
from 8:15 to 8:30 p.m., and Carl
Adams and Horace Nixon from 8:45
to 9 n m.

He Still Has The Record-Breaking Habit

Great Supply
Of Infielders
Puzzles Fisher
15 Left On Squad Of 33
1 Despite Cut; Some May
Go To Outfield

-W

STAR DUST

By ARNT
CARSTENS

Beta Theta Pi

I

TT WAS MY PRIVILEGE, Sunday 1 group would
afternoon, to ride and walk through ( venture.
the country around Ann Arbor with
Crow hu
a local sportsman of some prominence. I mache dec
I learned all about Merganser ducks, owls is beco
local muskrat haunts and crow roosts' ,

interest itself

in the

Coach Ray Fisher cut his baseball as well as the existence of a badger
squad of 33 players yesterday, near the Arboretum.
being forced to drop several men
who were on the squad last year, be- The badger was the thing that
cause of an over-abundance of infield stopped me. He was talking about
material. Fisher will probably drop the local crop of woodchucks and
a few more before the team goes mentioned casually that he also
outdoors, knew where a badger hung out.
Thirty-three men form too unwieldy Now, I had thought that badgers
a squad to carry all season, but it were as extinct as wolverines, be-
appears that this season's roster will ing confined to stuffed exhibits in
be the largest ever retained for Coach Madison, Wiseonsmn, store win-
Fisher has already cut almost to the I dews. Imagine my consternation
bone. upon learning that the beasts
'sd had strayed so far from fraternity
Michigan's squad of 15 infield-'rwe aeMnoa
ers will probably be the largest ever
retained ly any (organized team. The old hunter grew eloquent on
Among the group are numbered five the subject of crows. In fact he
lettermen, three reserves, three soph- seemed to have a personal vendetta

duck hunt
restricted
shorter hun
perience is
shooter hid
and catchi
wing as thi
over the six
say it is fa
skeet or ti
quite so fut
clay pigeon
ward.

iunting with papier
oys simulating horned
*ming popular among
ers whose shooting is
more each year by
rting seasons. The ex-
much the same, the
ding in a brush blind
ng the birds on the
hey circle aggressively
nulated owl. Converts
ar more exciting than
trapshooting and not
ile as trying to smash
ns as they flash up-

Fives Win Way
To I-M Finals
Class A Team To. Oppose
Winner Of Kappa Nu,
Alpha Omega Game
Five of the six finalists in the
intramural basketball tournaments
were decided last night, and the only
remaining quarter-final game was
played to determine who would meet
Kappa Nu tonight at 6:00 in the Class
A divisign semi-final contest. The
finals will be played Wednesday night
at the Open House.
Beta Theta Pi played an outstand-
ing part in both class A and B divi-
sions of the Interfraternity tourney,
winning a position in the finals of
both. The class A team defeated Alpha
Delta Phi by the decisive score of 20
to 5. Led by "Steck" McCollum, the
Betas did most of their scoring in the
last half. Dana Seeley made all of
the losers' points.
In the other class A game, Alpha
Omega eliminated Delta Tau Delta,
12 to 9. The winners meet Kappa Nu
tonight. The game was as close as
the score indicates and was decided

W HILE WE WERE riding along the
Cherry Hill road parallel to the
river near Geddes, he pointed out a
flock of Merganser ducks floating on
the wind-ruffled surface of the Hur-
on, and told me, emphatically, that
the Mergansers ought to be excluded
from the ducks protected by closed
seasons. Now I can tell the difference
between hell-divers and ducks, but

omores who played freshman ball last
year, two juniors who were ineligible
last year but won freshman numerals
two years ago, and George Ford, who
was out all of last season with a brok-
en ankle after being slated for the
third base post.
John Regeczi, Vic Heyliger and
George Rudness are the only out-
fielders left, but if the latter two
don't justify their places in the reg-
ular outfield, Coach Fisher will make
replacements from his infield staff.
As Fisher says, "It's easy to convert
a good infielder into a fair out-
fielder."

with them, stopping the car to .take
a pot-shot when he saw one of the
"black buzzards" nearby. That the!
victim only croaked derisively and
flapped away made no difference.
Crows, he said, serve absolutely no
useful purpose in this world or the
next, and should be blotted out. He
showed me the grove near Delhi on
the Huron river where 15,000 of them
gather each night to roost in an area
covering little more than an acre. In
places near Detroit such roosts have
been planted with dynamite and
thousands of crows killed in the re-
sulting "blasting." My hunter friend

why he should hate one brand of only in the closing minutes. Milt Es-
duck and think so protectively of the I kowitz starred for the winners, with
others puzzled me. Bill Borgmann outstanding for the
Th tc

-Associated Press Photo.
Another world record went into the discard when Glenn Cuning-
ham's flying feet carried him, over the 1,00-yard distance in 2:10.1

during the Knights of Columbus indoor track and field games in Madison Joe Lerner, letterman, who played pointed out that the same thing could
Square Garden. He is shown at the finish, with Chuck Hornbostel, first base and the outfield last year, be done successfully at Delhi at small
cost if some sportsman or farmer
Ind: .4s middle-distance star, trailing, and Earl Myers, who played the in-c
field and outfield in high school could
qualify as experienced flychasers if Tropical Park Daily
Heyliger or Rudness falter. Meyers is $
also pitching in the cages. Fisher Double Pays $7,205
noticed that the chunky sophomore
W ~itht The Gret O f E se has a good arm and has him working TROPICAL PARK, March 18--(P)
out with the hurlers. -A new high daily double payoff was
° -Any of the infielders who aren't recorded here this afternoon. The
Walter Bietila, 19-year-old Ishpem- man baseball squad this spring. Paul, headed for regular posts in the inner combination, composed of the field
ing freshman, "has been skiing ,ever as might be expected, is also a base- garden, but who pack too much hit- horse Wanoah, winner of the first
since I can remember" and largely be- ball player. ting punch to waste on the bench, race and owned by Chappel Brothers
cause of that, perhaps, he is today one Although his chances for a place may wind up in the outfield. and Hollis V. Silver's Arakay in the
of America's stars. on the American Olympic team were The following men' have been re- third race returned $7,205.40 for a
Although unable to compete in very good this year, school work kept tamed: Pitchers: Art Patchin, Ber- o a ete .
many tournaments this year, Bietila Bietila from going to Salt Lake City ger Larson, George Butler, John Gee, I Ol onet et
has won three of the five he has en- for the trialse Art Settle, Mike Meltzer, Ronald Oly oneticket was sold on the
tered, including the important one Next year, however, he may have Wolfe, Bill Anderson, and Bill Me-
held at Oconomowoc, Wis., in con- an opportunity to go to Lake Placid, Wlfe, 'A r by Harry Topser, of Jersey City.
.lnoc.Topper, learning that Jeckey Char-
junction with the Olympic speed- N. Y., were he would compete in the Catchers: Kim Williams, Walter T e Haircwrtt, who rode Arakay,
skating trials. national intercollegiate tournament. Parker, Dick Berryman, Tom Austin, had bcen ick in a hospital and had
All of the Bietila family are ski- 'Joe Rosen, and Jack Callahan.ds
jumpers. It was because "I knew I j"I ds C .fer, y riding opportunities, gave the
could not beat my brother Paul" that I i atatorsDurii11 Infielders: Capt. Russ Oliv r, boy $500 of his winnings._
Waldtr abandoned competition in the Clayton Paulson, Jack Teitelbaum, -
BoysWCa s lastndear stepingt in- heGeorge Ford, Joe Lerner, George Bo-
Boys' Class last year, stepping up in- F National las, Steve Remias, Harry Verbeek, M ichigan Teams
Matt Patanelli, Mike Miller, Ferris I Teams
It took only one meet i Class B - Jennings, Harold Roehrig. Earl Mey- 1
the National tournament in which he Title D efense ers, Phil McCallum, and Carl Ferner. Top O r"Hit 11
placed second,.to shoot him up into Outfielders: John Regeczi, Vic Hey-
Class A, the top one. To enter Class:. liger and George Rudness.
A,a jumper must win one of the first Not affected in the least by their It's. either all the cake or none of
three places, in the national tourna- overwhelming triumph in the Con- it with the Michigan athletic teams
ment, or to be so outstanding in the ference championships Saturday on 2 N' merals thus far this school year. In other
other meets that the national body night, a meet that saw every Big Ten words, it's either the Big Ten crown
will overlook this formality. Bietila record except one broken, Michigan's T and title of "greatest team," or it's
was second. Varsity swimmers started practice 3O rrosn worst outfit ever turned out." At
The Bietila family reached its peak yesterday for the National Collegiates, any rate the athletic year 1934-35
in the Oconomowoc tournament when to be held March 29, 30, and 31 at will go down as "most peculiar."
Walter won in Class A, Ed Hill, a Harvard. Trace Squad The greatest heights and the low-
cousin, in Class B, and 17-year-old Coach Matt Mann characterized sest depths have beei reached in the
Paul in the Boys' Class. Leonard and! Saturday night's performance as the Twenty-nine freshmen were named various fields of Michigan athletics
Roy have also starred in meets this "best swimming ever seen in a Big this year. The Wolverine hockey team
year. Ten meet," and had nothing but to receive numerals for indoor track hs already established itself as the
But the most important recent de- praise for his proteges, who accounted bn an announcement posted yesterday best ever to compete for Michigan,
velopment in Bietila skiing is the news for four of the seven record-breaking The awards are subject to the ap- and the present track and swimming
that another brother, only 10 years performances and retained their title proval of the board on eligibility. Equads are well on the way toward
old, has ridden the difficult hill at with a new scoring record of 59 points. Those who will receive their numer- proving themselves to be the greatest
Ishpeming. It was at the age of 10 Captain Chuck Fiachmann of Illi- als are: William Balter, Bridgeportyet. On the other hand, Michigan ha
that each of the other five Bietilas nois was easily the individual star of o Richard Babcock, Grand Ha- played her worst football in history
first did this. the meet, establishing new records in yen, Mich Howard Bratt, Locko this year, and, experienced a very
University work has kept Walter the 50 and 100-yard free-style events N. Y.; Robert E. Cooper, Detroit. An- bad basketball season.
from much of the practice and com- and coming from behind in the thony Czereska, Dearborn; Walter ( The grid squad led off by chalking
petition he needs this year, but des- sprint-relay to catch Michigan's an- Dennis, Bradford, Pa.; Erwood Edgar, up the worst record ever compiled by
pite this he has made one jump of chor man and lead the Illini quartet Curtice o. .a Michigan team, winning one game
190 feet, only seven feet short of his to a new Conference record. Raymond Fink, Spencer,N. C.; and losing seven, and finishing in the
record. Paul has jumped over 200 The new 50-yard sprint record was Sanford Farrell, Grand Rapids; Fred-. cellar of the Big Ten standings.
feet. made by Flachmann in the prelimin- erick V. Geib, Grand Rapids; Edward The basketball team followed with a
More than a ski-jumper, Bietila aries with the time of :23.4, and bet- Johnson, Oneida, N. Y.; John Living- slight improvement, coming up ninth
has been one of the outstanding tered the old record, also held by the stone, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Reino Lahti, n the Conference, with two games
fighters in Vernon Larson's freshman winner, by .6 of a second. New York; Stevens T. Mason, Grosse won and ten lost, a record worse than
boxing squad this winter. In high After erasing his own 150-yard Pointe, Mich.; Morris Morgan, the previous season by two games.
school he played football and base- back-stroke mark of 1:41.6 in the pre- Youngstown, O.; Robert C. Mueller, The 1933-34 squad won four and
ball, and will go out for the fresh- liminaries with a 1:39.3 effort, Co- LaGrange, Ill.; Lloyd McKay, East lost eight.
----- -- -- - - -captain Taylor Drysdale of the Wolv- Tawas, also will receive awards. . Finally deciding to "come out and
erines coasted to an easy victory in I. S. Silverman, Buffalo, N. Y.; Rob- play," the hockey team, in an epic
Barney Ross, Ambers the finals. ert Schroeder, Oshkosh, Wis.; Thom- series with Minnesota four weeks ago
S Fo Titl 1 Sophomore Jack Kasley reasserted as Searle, Toledo, Ohio; Frederick D. picked up the first Big Ten title of
his superiority over the Big Ten's I Smith Highland Park; Harold Stein, the season and went on to finish

He explained, for my benefit, that
Mergansers are the black-sheep of
the whole oily-backed race. They are
scallions, tough of flesh but expert in
the art of diving, which swim up
trout streams, capturing the finny
beauties in their beaks and swallow-
ing them (Mergansers, he swore, can
swallow an eight-inch trout complete
with fins and tail, and not even
bulge.)'
After disposing of the Mergan-
sers but being still in a scathing'
humor, he turned to the students'
("pin-heads" he called them)
who are addicted to paddling
around on the river during the
,pring, di5 charging pistols at un-
wary ducks. Such- skullduggery,
he said, irks the ducks, who grow
quite tame during the closed sea-
son, s^, that they leave our beau-
tiful Huron and never return
thereto.

Beta Theta Pi's B team defeated
Chi Psi, 18 to 7, using a strong offense
to good effect and guarding their
opponents well.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon won the other
finalist positions by taking a close
game from Delta Upsilon, 25 to 20.
In the independent divsion the
D.D.'s defeated the Badgers by the
decisive store of 28 to 14. Mel Silver-
man scored 12 points for the D.D.'s
who had their ways all through the
The Physical Ed's won the other
position in the final round defeating
the Forestry Club, 26 to 22, in the
best game of the evening. Not until
the closing minutes was the winner
" decided, with the lead changing
throughout the game.
nly 45 Turn
cut Foir S-riuof

M
i

Also near Geddes he showed me
the marshes from which he trapped F
three mink dur ing the winter. Mink ootJal .Dril
was another animal which I couldn't
quite imagine living in a natural state
so near Ann Arbor, but he assured' Although impressed by the spinit
me that such was the case, adding of his squad, Coach Harry Kipke cx-
that their pelts were as good as those pressed clearly his disappointment at
taken elsewhere, bringing between the slight turnout last night in the
l four and five dollars each. fifth spring football drill at the Field
----R-_-_--_ -House. It was his first appearance
with the squad.
Either it Previous turnouts have been rather
encouraging with 71 men reporting.
Last night only 45 were present at the
lottom This Year drill which was by far the most stren-
uous so far. Action was speeded up
greatly and actual contacts were
Last Saturday the Michigan swim- made.
ming team, which Coach Matt Mann Kipke is on the look-out for guards,
calls the "greatest ever gathered There appears to be quite an abun-
under one roof," ran away with the dant supply of other players, espe-
nference tan t it c 9 cially ends. Kipke says that there
nscoring will be plenty of experimentation in
points, another all-time high scoring the placing of players during this
I record. practice sesion in an effort to 'find
Prospects that the Michigan golf guards.
team and outdoor track squad will Particularly promising seems to be
keep up the "greatest team" string the backfield material led by Capt.
are very bright. With Johnny Fischer Bill Renner. Vincent Aug, Dave Bar-
d Chuck Koesis, two championship nett and Joe Ellis and the entire
)golfers on the same squad, it appears freshman crew of bill carriers are
that nothing can stop Prof. T. C. giving the coaches plenty of chance
Trueblood's quartette either in the for molding a scoring machine.
Big Ten or Intercollegiates. Many of the backs and linemen
from last year are out for other sports,
The exception to the "ule this Ferris Jennings, Matt Patanelli, and
yyear may be the baseball and tennis
eams. mItis thoealto nredictbuts Steve Remias playing baseball, and
teams. It is too early hto predict, haHarold Sears, Stan Schuman, and
it does now appear that these latter Hrl erSa cua. n
teams will be either the "best" or Mike Savage out for track.
'' xnc. n ifv U xrun n h nos

worst variey. However, Coach na
Fisher is already cutting, from his
baseball squad, men who were kept!
all last season; and Coach Johnny
Johnstone believes he has a better
team that last year's coming up this
spring. The Wolverine netters placed
second in the Conference last year.
. i,
m UELD N ~ E. D.I. -

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NEW YORK, March 18. - UP)-- A
lightweight championship tussle with
Barney Ross defending his crown
against the sensational Lou Ambers,
will be the curtain-riser for the New
York outdoor fight season early in
June.
The Ross-Ambers encounter will be
only the first of several big fistic
attractions the Twentieth Century
Club, which represents Mrs. W. R.
Hearst's Milk Fund, plans for the
Yankee Stadium and Polo Grounds
this summer.
Joe Louis, Detroit's Negro heavy-
weight, has signed for three bouts
and Jacobs expects to announce soon
he will have Max Baer, the heavy-
weight champion, on deck for at leastI

breast-stroke swimmers when he ne-
gotiated the 200 yards in 2:30.3 to
obliterate ex-Capt. Johnny Schmeil-
er's mark ofd 2:31.4 and win easily
from Wehmeyer of Iowa and Don
Horn of Northwestern, the defending
champion.
Tex Robertson, who was feared to
be a little below his usual form during
the past few weeks, came through in
fine fashion to win both the 220 and

Monroe; William Staehle, East Ruth- the season with an .800 average, the
erford, New Jersey; Edward C. Stan- highest yet made by a puck team here.
nard, Fair Haven, Vt.; Harold Syver- Only a week ago Coach Charlie
son, Brooklyn, N. Y.; John Townsend, Hoyt's boys won the Big Ten track
Indianapolis, Ind.; William Wikle, championship, and set aneall-time '
Ann Arbor; Elmer Wittenberg, Point high with 49/2 points, a feat which
Pleasant, N. Y.; and Orlin Zahnow, was accomplished with Ward gather-
Detroit, were also named. ing only four points.
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