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THE MICHIGAN DAILYV

THURSDAY,

Wolverines Get Their First Taste Of Columbia Plays

Sprinting Back A Probable Starter Saturday

Trueblood Awards

Eight Golf,

Passes

Purdue-Minnesota Tilt Heads .
Confrence Genes Saturday

HOLD THAT TIGER
BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 21-(A')
-Louisiana students cut classes to-
day to welcome. a live tiger as foot-
ball mascot.
Staunchley
by
"SOCI ETY BRAN D"

Following his policy of previous of_~_I
years, Professor Thomas C. Trte- By CLAYT'ON IIEPLER Purdue, but a winning psychology
blood has selected a team of eight,
freshmen golfers who will have passes With three teams taking a breath- evens that up on the Minnesota side
to play on the University course until ing spell and Michigan carding an in- of the ledger.
such a time as some other yearling tereOver at Evanston, Ill., another
thrilleriis ongthe wire withCthemWild
shall better their scores.I thriller is on the fire with the Wild-
Lions, only six teams in the Big Ten cats playing hosts to the wily Bob
Ken Johnson, Ed Christensen, Roger wil see Conference action this Satur- Zuppke's Illini. Northwestern pul-
Clapp, Lynn Riess, R. Palmer, B. day. led the first Big Ten surprise of the
Black, H. Junghans and J. Heil. The headline game will be held in season by toppling the Iowa Hawk-
These men were picked for their Memoial Stadium where the Goph- eyes led by their dusky star, Oze
medal scores which they have been Simmons, 18-7.
turning in to Coach Trueblood since will meet Purdue. Coach Bernie Two Straight Defeats
the semester started. Bierman makes no bones about the Their finest exhibition came last
_____i fact that it is the Boilermakers whom Saturday when they came from be-
he fears, fears even more than Coach hind twice to edge out the highly
Survey ShowsLyn Waldorf's Wildcats whom he will rated Buckeyes 14-13. Two Dons,
meet on the following Saturday. Geyer and Heaps, were the backs who
College Football Despite the tragic deaths of two ipulledvictory out of defeat for the
ofheigiege i aloke rot x- Wildcats.
of her gridders in a locker roowex- The Northwestern line is the key to
plosion Purdue has shown a pow the doping which picks them to de-
Crow s a r e r house attack in disposing of two Bigfeat the Indians. The Purple forward
Ten foes, Wisconsin by a score of 35- watlthimIndOans.Tndphis,
14 and Chicago 35-7. Cecil Isbell ad t ds by rsing and oi
Attendance Has Increased and John Drake, a pair of sparkling two first downs, and while Illinois
1y.i Per Cent, F igures backs stand out in the Boilermaker clearly outplayed Iowa in a 0-0 tie last

Of Poll SayI

Offenise Spa rkling
The shadow didn't cast any gloom .
over the Wolverine offense, however,
as the first team, with two backfields
alteriating in the lineup, ran through
a picked yearling team for nine touch-
downs and took to the air on two Wally Hook (aborve) whi sas had a bad ]
other occasions to pick up two more the start of the current grid season, will jro
goals. Wally Hook, the sophomore line-gp Saturlay against Columbia. The sol
tailback from East Grand Rapids, very impressive in early practice sessions,
again led the way in the running at- first by a chipped bone in his ankle, and
tack as he got away on five of the Hock's brilliant performance in practice
to [chdowns while Bob Cooper hung Michigan's hopes for a speedy running atta
up four of them.
The search for a capable passer, , T
which sent Alex Loiko into the back- Columbia's 'RoarL
field again after seeing service in the
Michigan State and Inidaia games asIs M o eT a J
an end, seemed at an end yesterday as
Johnny Smithers took upon himself
the tossing duties. Connections with-
Danny Smick and Captain Matt Pat- By DICK SHROTII who w
anelli accounted for two of the touch- Roar, Lion, Roar, the Columbia Al Bar
down plays. battle-cry, is more than just bluster of the
But while the first team line was this season, as will be evidenced Sat- heir
knocking the yearlings out of the tssesnaswlbevdncdS-bstp~
play with regularity, it was left to urday when the formidable New York Bob
Hercules Rhinda, five feet four inches opponents troop across the Stadium at the
of freshman safety man, to steal the turf for the first time in history. averag
show. The diminuitive quarterback The tricky Columbia team, which man a
from his safe- employs reverses, spinners, and in- feld n
ty position as he dragged down every tricate passing plays, is prepared to tricky
one of the Varsity ball carriers at be even superior to the one of 1934 speed.
one time or another throughout the Rose Bowl fame. Coach Lou Little's The
offensive drill, boys are reputed to be one of the last wE
Sweet, Barclay to Start leading teams of the East, and to onward
Doug Farmer was calling signals in prove this no idle boast, they played season'
one backfield combination which had the powerful Army team off its feet. domina
Smithers and Cooper at the halves Only a gallant comeback by the
and Tex Stanton at fullback. Stanton Cadets prevented defeat by this
nuckv crew. The Easterners nrnovriMan

NEW YORK, Oct. 21.-(J)-De-
spite the handicap of bad weather,
college football shows an 11 per cent
gain in attendance over last year, a
survey by the Associated Press re-
vealed today.
Y"':::. '.. : ::= < :.:::>::.Continuing the swing back to lush
-esn days, every section of
. the country except the far west,
shared in the increase. The south-
west and south show the most strik-
ing gains.
luck jinx following him from A poll of representative southwest
bably break into the starting conference teams showed an attend-
ance increase of roughly 43 per cent
phomore tailback who looked while the south's gain was about 37
was kept out of the line-up per cent. The Middle West, paced
later by a bad back strain, by Ohio State and Minnesota, like-
this week has again raised wise picked up appreciably, approxi-
ck. mately 17 per cent. The East, hard-
est hit by the weather, barely held
its own, picking up osly three per-
cent.
i n, Roar The Far West, mainly because of
rain last week, dropped more than
Ist A Bluster six per cent with 427,000 spectators
at 14 representative games this year
as against 455,000 in 13 contests a
ill make the fans forget about year ago.
'abas. He is the driving force Ohio State's Buckeyes drew the
team, in addition to being amazing total of 144,662 persons to
ablest runner and one of the its two home games with New York
assers in the East. University and Pittsburgh although
Ssrevelthe latter battle was marred by rain.
Zuppke of Illinos would reitlThis compared with 85,656 spectators
sight of the Lion line, for itatteBk'frstwhmegmsa
es around 185 pounds to the at the Bucks' first two home games a
iid is an excellent fast charg- year ago.
nis nhexofene.nTast hebarg- Virtually assured a crowd of 48,000
atches the forardsThe back- for the vital duel with Purdue Satur-
displays and tremendous day, Minnesota will have played be-
fore 149,800' at its first three home
defeat at the hands of Army games, an increase of better than 12,-
eek will only spur these boys 000 over last year.
I in an attempt to avenge last In the East, Pitt, Duquesne and
's defeat and end Michigan's Cornell have showed the biggest ad-
ition in the intersectional tilts. vances. Pitt has drawn 14,000 more
spectators for its first three home
games than in 1935. Duquesne, con-
' War Colt Gets queror of the Panthers in a sensa-
$3,500 At Lexington tonal upset last week, has picked up
nearly 19,000 in three games..

Ja'A.c1U L1Ie ia unar i lman mandwiLn
that of Minnesota.
Line Gives Edge
Minnesota defeated Michigan in its
only Big Ten start thus far this year,
but showed plenty of power in nosing
Jimmie Phalen's University of Wash-
ington team and the champions of
the Big Six, Nebraska. The Gopher's
superlative line with Widseth at
tackle and Antil and King at end.,
should prove the margin of super-
iority over Purdue.
The modern record of 20 straight
wins by Notre Dame was equalled by
the Northmen last week, and it is a
moot question whether or not Min-
nesota can go on to surpass the mark
set by the Fighting Irish. The law of
averages is definitely on the side of

week, the Champaign team allowed
the Hawkeyes to seep through for 127
yards and six first downs.
The only other game scheduled in
the Big Ten is the Indiana-Ohio State
battle at Bloomington. The Hoosiers
have their 14-3 win over Michigan to
their credit while the Buckeyes have
only their defeatsat the hands of
Northwestern to show in Conference
'competition.
Came From Behind Twice
The Columbus team has been beat-
en twice in a row since their landslide
against the N.Y.U. Violets, and a lot
depends upon how well Coach Fran-
cis Schmidt can overcome the psycho-
logical disadvantage resting upon-
their shoulders. He clearly has the

ad_vantage or quantity in man power,
but it will take all of that advantagel
Demand Braddoek to stop Bo McMillin's boys.
It took an inspired Nebraska team.
Bond In Two W eeks nine points behind at half time, to
come back with a 13-9 victory over

NEW YORK, Oct. 21.-(AP)-The;
New York State Athletic commission'
has granted James J. Braddock,
world's heavyweight champion, an
extension of two weeks in which to
file a certified check for $5,000 as a
guarantee that he will go through
with a title bout with Max Schmel-'
ing next June.
Schmeling's check was filed with
the commission some months ago.
Braddock, now resting at Hot
Springs, Ark., from an arthritis at-
tak,c is expected to appear before
the commission in two weeks for a
physical examination.

linauanal ast Saturady. And it took
a last minute run by Andy Uram to
enable the Gophers to eke out a 7-0
wii over the same team.
Wisconsin, Iowa and Chicago, all of
whom have been defeated in Big Ten
competition, do not have ganis
scheduled for Saturday.
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