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Baseball Team Stricken




In Practice Gam i e

Heyliger And
Jennings Are
Hurt In Drill
Jennings Hit In Head By
Bat; Heyliger Sprains
Ankle Sliding
Gee StopsVarsity
Batting Slump Of Varsity
Probably Due To Cold
Two,Michigan baseball players were
injured in yesterday's outdoor prac-
tice at Ferry Field. Vic Heyliger, who
suffered a severe sprain, if not a
break, of his left ankle, will as a
result be out from "two to four
weeks," while Ferris Jennings, With a
bad vertical gash over his right eye,
will be absent from practice for two
or three days.
Jennings, sophomore infielder, was
injured by a flying bat while sitting
on the sidelines waiting for the side
to be retired. It was Matt Patanelli's
bludgeon which slipped, flew into a
crowd of lounging ball players, and
hit Jennings with a resounding smack
on the forehead. Fearing that he
might have suffered a fracture, Dr.
Frank Lynam examined the wound
and found that the bone had not
been damaged. Because of the pecu-
liar nature of the wound only two
stitches were necessary.
Hurt Going Into Second
Heyliger made the often fatal mis-
take of failing to go through with
a slide when once started. Hitting
the ball down the third base line
for what appeared to be a double,
Heyliger rounded first and went down
to second, but Regeczi's fast throw
came into second with Heyliger sev-
eral feet away from the bag. Unable
to decide whether to slide or not,
Heyliger met the tag awkwardly,
twisting his ankle. The injury will
more than likely cost him a berth on
the squad of 16 which will make the
spring training jaunt through the
South during vacation.
Yesterday's practice besides seeing
the temporary loss of a promising
catcher and outfield prospect, and a
reserve infielder, saw Michigan's Var-
sity practically helpless against John
Gee, lefthanded Schoolboy Rowe of
the Michigan forces, who gave up
but five hits in six innings and got a
single to boot.
Gee Pleases Coach
Fisher was greatly encouraged by
the progress of the giant southpaw,
but if he was pleased with. Gee, the
showing of George Butler, erstwhile
promising sophomore xighthander,
drove him to the wailing wall. But-
ler hurled against the reserves and
was in difficulty all afternoon. He
lacked control, pitching strategy;
gave too many passes and hits and
runs, and threw wildly to catch base-
The day was cold, probably ac-
counting for the lack of Varsity hit-
ting to a certain degree. Russ Oliver
and Bill Anderson worked a few inn-
ings for the reserves and the Varsity
respectively, after Gee and Butler
had retired.
Fisher juggled his infield, putting
George Ford at short and Jack Teit-
lebaum at third.
Howell Turns Back On
Hollywood For Baseball
Dixie Howell, erstwhile Alabama
football star and present Detroit Tiger
rookie, today definitely rejected a
movie contract and stated that he
was going to win a place with the
Bengals or spend all summer trying.


Tiger Shortstop Looking Better


find Drysdale

Lead Swimmers


Than Ever

-Associated Press Photo.
Bill Rogell, stellar shortstop of the pennant-winning Detroit Tigers,
and a member of the famous keystone combination of Gehringer and Ro-
gell, appears headed for another big year in the American League. His

prformance during training at Lakeland has been particularly encour-
Indoor Season Ends Without
Loss; Tracksters Go Outdoors
By WILLIAM R. REED the 60-yard dash and 65-yard high
Michigan's track team moved for- 'hurdles in the record times of 6.2
ward for the outdoor season yesterday seconds and 8 seconds even, and add-
after proving itself the strongest in- ing a second in the low hurdles in
door squad ever assembled here by an almost dead-heat finish with
concluding the season with an im- Owens.
pressive team victory at the Butler Ward Handicapped By Heel
Relays Saturday night The failure of Ward to maintain
Defending champions by virtue of the form which in 1934 made him
the individual efforts of Willis Ward unquestionably the greatest all-
in 1934, the Wolverines captured 34% around track performer in the Mid-
points at Indianapolis with relay vic- West and which he showed in the
tories by the mile and four-mile Ohio State dual meet was one of the
teams, a second place by the two-mile puzzles of the indoor season. A heel
team and scattered points by five in- injury in an early meet kept the big
dividual entries. starout out of the high jump for the
The mile relay team, Conference entire season, and the appearance of
champions, staged one of the most sensational new stars in Conference
thrilling races of the indoor season competition as well as on his own
to win the Butler event in record squad forced him from the top despite
time, while the four-mile team came the fact that his performances would
home in 18:02.6 for another new Re- have won for him in practically any
lays record. The two-mile team was other competition.
edged by Ohio State in the exception- An example of that was in the Big
al time of 7:53.5, also a record. Ten meet in which he gathered but
Ward Leads Scorers fonr points as against 15 in 1934, al-
though he was timed in the dash in
Willis Ward led the individual 6.2 seconds, the former Conference
point scorers with a close second in and Ward's record, as the event was
the high hurdles event and a third won in 6.1 seconds.
behind his teammate, Sam Stoller, Ward's failure to hit his best form,
and Jesse Owens in the 60-yard dash. however, was fully counterbalanced
Bob Osgood, temporarily blinded by by the showings of the other squad
a photographer's flash ran into a hur- members, including Harvey Smith,
dle in the high hurdles event and did who stood out in every middle-dis-
not finish. In the pole vault Dave tance event in which he ran except at
Hunn, who tied for first in' 1934, took the Big Ten meet which he entered
a third while Konrad Moislo took a still suffering from a week's illness,
fourth in the high jump. and a host of brilliant sophomore
The team victory brought the Gov- stars.
ernor's Challenge Trophy to Michi- Stoller Outstanding
gan for the second year and gave the Stodi er th standinr
Wolverines two of the three legs Leading the sophomore stars were
toward permanent possession. Sam Stoller, who dueled Jesse Owens
The entire squ ay worked outside in a series of brilliant sprint races,
yesterday in the first of the condi- Bob Osgood, winner of the Conference
tioning tests which will precede the high hurdles event and a number of
opening of the outdoor dual seoson the all-sophomore championship mile
with the University of California relay team, Stan Birleson, hailed as
April 13 at Berkeley. The Michigan the greatest quarter-mile prospect
squad of 22 men will be named Sat- in recent years, and Howard David-
urday after 'time trials during the son, who was converted from the
week. quarter to finish second in the Con-
The Michigan indoor squad, dis- ference half-mile run.
playing power as well as balance and Other stars who contributed to the
featured by sophomore stars, swept all Wolveine power house were Dave
opposition during the indoor season, Hunn, who went to better than 13
climaxing it with the Butler Relays feet, 6 inches in the pole vault, Harvey
victory and the Conference meet two Patton, in the quarter-mile, Konrad
weeks ago, in which a new high-point Moisio, the "money-jumper" who
total of 49%2 points was scored. won the Conference title, Clayton
Smith Stars. in A.A.U. Meet Brelsford, another sophomore Confer-
The Wolverines opened the season ence champion, in the mile, and Neree
with individual entries in the Michi- Alix, two-miler.
gan State A.A.U. meet in Yost Field-
House in which Captain Harvey Cliff Keen Is Chosen
Smith set the pace with a record-I
breaking performance in thehalf- To Referee At N.A.A.U.
mile. A week later a skeleton squad of Clifford Keen, Varsity wrestling
dual meet at Minneapolis, taking coach, was chosen to act as referee
eight of the ten first places. at the National A.A.U. wrestling tour-
The first home showing of the nament to be held at Oklahoma City
squad in the Michigan State-Michi- April 11, 12, and 13.
gan Normal - Michigan triangulaThecontestants in the meet will
meet was the occasion for another represent 250 of the best amateur
overwhelming display of strengthas wrestlers in the country. In the Na-
the Wolverines scored 22 points more htional Intercollegiate wrestling meet
te Whe combined totals of the opr held at Lehigh University, Oklahoma
thang tecmbinA. & M. annexed first place.
posing teams.
The largest crowd ever to see an
indoor track meet in the Middle West ENTRIES CLOSE TODAY
saw Michigan overwhelm a strong Entries for the fraternity and
Ohio State team led by the brilliant independent track meet close
Jesse Owens as Willis Ward returned today.
to the height of his form in winning

Tanksters Off
To Battle For
National Titles
Matt Mann's Swim Team
Will Attempt To Defend
Intercollegiate Crown
Coach Matt Mann and thirteen
Varsity swimmers are enroute to
.ambridge, Mass., to defend their
National Collegiate title, having left,
Ann Arbor yesterday morning by auto.
Co-Captains Bob Renner and Tay-
lor Drysdale head the squad which
includes Ogden Dalrymple, Tex Rob-
ertson, Frank Barnard, Bob Mower-
son, Jack Kasley, Bill Crittenden, Fred
Cody, Der Johnston, Ned Diefendorf,
Ben Grady, and Frank Fehsenfeld.
Following the collegiate meet, to be
held in the Harvard pool Friday and
Saturday of this week, all but one or
two of the Wolverine tankmen will
remain in the east for the National
A.A.U. senior indoor championships
to be held in the New York A.C. pool
April 4, 5, and 6.
Drysdale and the Michigan 400-
yard sprint relay team are defending
individual titles in the collegetmeet.
The Wolverine leader is expected to
repeat in the 150-yard back-stroke,
but the relay quartet will have to
beat a very strong Yale team to keep
its crown.
Kasley in the 200-yard breast-
stroke and the medley relay trio of
drysdale, Kasley, and Dalrymple are
favored to win the title this year.
Coach Mann's squad finished sec-
ond to the New York A. C. aggrega-
tion, composed for the most part of
Spence brothers, in the A.A.U. meet
last year, piling up 24 points to 37
for the winners. Michigan should give
the champions a better fight this sea-
son, with possibilities of finishing in
first place.
60 Men Report
For First Grid
Drill Outdoors
Exactly 60 men reported for the
first outdoor session of spring foot-
ball practice yesterday afternoon on
Ferry Field. Coach Harry Kipke ex-
pressed himself thoroughly pleased
with the turnout which was the larg-
est since the first night workout two
weeks ago.
All veterans except those actively
engaged in other sports reported, and
the most notable presence was Harry
Wright with 230-odd pounds resplen-
dent in a new pair of yellow silk foot-
ball pants. He worked at center all
day. Chris Everhardus also reported
for the first time.
After a rough afternoon devoted to
fundamentals, several squads swung
into a vigorous signal drill. The first
squad was made up of George Ghes-
quire and Arthur Valpey at ends, Ed
Greenwald and Bob Schroeder at the
tackles, Frank Lett and Ernest Ped-
erson at guards, Wright at center,
Joe Ellis and Chris Everhardus at
halves, Norm Nickerson at full and
Captain Bill Renner at quarterback.
Questioned about Wright and his
work at center, Kipke said that it
was too early for anything to besaid
of the big fellow right now. It will be
some time before he will round into






APPARENTLY every horse racing fan on the campus read Saturday morn-I
ing's column. On. of them was moved to reply thusly:
Dear Sir:
Confessing, first of all, that I can never hope to equal your superior
:nowledge of how a bookie's quarters should be furnished and how he should
:un his business, I should, nevertheless, like to correspond on this subject
with you. Perhaps, though, I have no right to say anything at all since I amr
but a "ratty-looking -individual" who frequents the "subterranean, dark,
smoke-filled cellar," comrnonly known as Leo's. That I am a College Student
is merely incidental and of no consequence whatever.
After all, all I know is what I read in books. Having been at Leo's in
person naturally prevents me from knowing what it is really like. If only I
had stayed away, I would be much more qualified to discourse on the place.
Again I must confess that my future is undeniably a dreary prospect.
I throw away my money, money that I can readily spare, money that is my
j own, but I suppose that is no concern of mine. How hopeless it all is! I am so
unfortunate as to enjoy the thrill of winning several dollars for the one I put
up and will, therefore, risk said dollar to take the chance. How much better it
would be to spend it on beer!
But I do wish, Art, that you were only able to enjoy spending the $13
I won the other day.
Leo's Bread and Butter.
Confessing, first of all, that I never have been in Leo's. But, does a
general see the terrain over which his troops are fighting, and does President
Roosevelt talk personally with every little share-cropper whom he is trying
to help? No! They have trusted lieutenants who handle the detail work for
Since I do not know you from the proverbial Adam I cannot say for
certain that you are a "ratty-looking individual," but your logic is faulty
in trying to prove that you not by saying that you are a "College Sudent."
A logician would say, "A. No college students are ratty-looking. B. I am a
college student. C. Therefore, I am not ratty-looking." The logic is obviously
wrong because the "A" premise is wrong. Some college students are ratty-
And if you can readily spare the money you mention, will you please
write any further letters you may address to me on a little better stationery
than the cheap notebook paper your first letter is on? Incidentally, if you are
"flush" why bother with dollar bets, as you say you do? I thought the usual
sum was two dollars?
Far be it from me to remove from temptation's, way any boys or
girls who want to spend their money on the ponies, but I do wish, Bread and
Butter, that you and your cronies would stop trying to dignify your pastime
with the name "sport." It ranks on a part with shooting crap or playing
poker, having nothing to raise it to the level of pitching pennies.
P.S.: What can you do, L.B. and B., with 13 "paper" dollars?

So oners Take
Wresthing Title
Big Ten wrestlers were forced again
to play second fiddle to the three
Oklahoma colleges, Oklahoma A. &
M., Oklahoma State, and Southwest-
ern Oklahoma Teacher. who placed
first, second, and fourth respectively
in the National Intercolie9'iate Wrest-
ling meet which was held at Bethle-
hem, Pa., under the auspices of Le-
high University.
Illinois, Conference title holders,
managed to win third place while In-
diana boasts the heavyweight crown
and fifth place in the team standings.
Michigan's lone entry, Frank Bissel,
sophomore 155-pound grappler, drew
a bye in the first round and was put
out by Arthur Downs of Ohio State
in his only fight.
Oklahoma State offered the win-
ning Cowboys their chief opposition.
In a mad stab to steal the title they
enterednWayne Martinilast year's
135-pound champion, in the 145-
pound division and Vernon Sisney in
the lighter section. Although still
light enough to defend his 135-pound
championship, M a r t i n surprised
everyone to come through and win the
145-pound crown while his teammate
also won.
Despite these victories Oklahoma
State was unable to win the team
trophy because of their weakness in
the other weights. Rex Perry and
Ross Flood of the winning Cowboys
annexed their third consecutive
championship in the 118 and 126
classes, while Frank Lewis captured
their other individual title.
Conference teams won in two
weights. Ralph ,Silverstein of Illi-
nois, Big Ten 175 champ, won his
division, and Charles McDaniels, In-
diana's burly sophomore heavyweight,
repeated his Big Ten performance,
taking the unlimited class.
Illinois put two men in the finals,
George Leadbetter losing to Perry in
the 118 class and John Mcllvoy being
defeated in the finals of 145 class by
the sensational Martin.


AN OVER-ZEALOUS photographer probably robbed Bob Osgood and Mich-
igan of five points in the high-hurdles in Saturday's Butler relays. Os-
goud was leading the field as he topped the second hurdle, but a photographer
chose that moment to get an action picture and snapped a flash bulb full in
Osgood's eyes. Osgood was momentarily blinded and crashed down into the
hurdle, so stunned that he was unable to finish.
He won his preliminary heat in 7.5 seconds, while Caldemeyer of In-
diana beat Willis Ward by inches in the finals, with a time of 7.6.
At the same time Osgood's performance in the mile relay probably was
the deciding factor in giving Michigan the team title. Stiles, running first
for Michigan, was boxed on a turn, and in fifth place when he handed the
baton to Harvey Patton who moved to fourth before passing the wand to
Here the sophomore quarter-miler took charge of things, weaving in
and out of the other runners to take the lead before handing the baton to
Stan Birleson, who had no trouble in maintaining the advantage to give
Michigan ten points.
The Owens-Stoller duel in the 60-yard dash was unusual in that the
Buckeye sprinter got off the blocks very quickly and had a good lead before
Stoller started coming up. The latter had closed the gap to a few inches when
Owes broke the tape. Ward got a very poor start, for him, and never ser-
iously threatened the leaders.

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any definite form at his new position.
About his two freshman ends Ghes-
quire and Valpey Kip was quite
pleased. They are looking good to him
and appear to be good replacement
prospects for Mike Savage and Matt
If the weather remains good during
the week, work will continue outdoors
every afternoon but Sunday. At the
beginning of practice Kipke an-
nounced to the squad that he expects
to hold the first scrimmage on Sat-
urday afternoon at 2 p.m.



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EAT-Campus Jamboree"

The Safe Way
The safe way is the sure way. Keep your valu-
ables safe from the hazards of fire and theft-
in a Safety Deposit Vault. There you may leave


(Author of "'Varsity")

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(Excerpts from Gilbert and
Sullivan's Opera)





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