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THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE SEVBN

Jesse Owens, Glen Morris Lead In Race For Sullivan.

Award

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Alice Marble,
John Fischer

The PRESS ANGLE

Replaces Janke In Line

In.First Four By GEORGE J. ANDROS
uh Brak 'Rub' from the action, or what he was do-
Helen Jacobs, Glen Hardin ough reak, Ruby . . . i
Y SYMPATHY goes out to Varsity Upon questioning it was disclosed
AnsPeForrest Towns Also . iithat Rinaldi saw a Gopher standing
T.mmer Paul Keeler who is in ear the sidelines. He thought it
Top EarlyBalloting IthUnvriyHai Svcewha
the University Healh Service with a was a hideout player, ready to take
NEW YORK, Oct. 21.-(IP)-Glen broken leg. "Ruby," as he is known a pass. The alert Joe sprinted over
ito his National Collegiate champion- to the sidelines. The player was a
Morris and Jesse Owens, outstanding p teammates, s well on his way Bierman substitute who was going
among America's Olympic heroes, are towarid becoming another "hard- into the game after the next play.
waging a close battle in the prelimi- luck" athlete. The ball was snapped. The play
nary balloting for the 1936 'award of tncompleted. The Gopher sub politely
nary alloting for the 1936h 'awad oObtaining eligibility at the end of introduced himself to Joe and sped
the James E. Sullivan trophy, voted the first semester of his sophomore into the game. Rinadi, with a very
annually to the athlete "who by his year after transferring from Colgate red face indeed, sneaked back to his
University, "Ruby" was stricken ill
performance, his example and his in- Uiversity, " hy wars tricken ill teammates.
in Canada on the first trip he took "Minnesota had tried everything
fluence as an amateur and a man has with Coach Matt Mann's Varsity. He andeIwaa arid eyere
done most during the year to advance regained his form before the season else, and I was afraid that they were
the cause of- sportsmanship." was over, however, to the point of stitutes on the bench," bantered Joe,
With Nov. 15 the deadline, more winning a Varsity letter as a sprinter. "and I wanted to stop him from mak-
than half of the tribunal of 600 na- Last season persistent colds kept ing a touchdown."
tional sports experts and leaders have him underweight all year, putting
nominated three candidates each to "the little old man with the hammer"
selct sucesorto astyea'swin- on his back during the last ten yards r C $
n@r, Lawson Little, Jr., double winner ofms f i aesadsrvn o
of the British and American golf titles keep him from making good once WIa
in 13435.Frmthenametunedagain the great showing he had made O i ni art
n1934-35. From the names turned in Eastern prep school swimming..
in; the special committee assigned by circles-although he was probably In D aily Drills
the A.A.U. chooses the 10 most worthy Coach' Mann's best 50-yard free-
and then resubmits them to the vast Coajh tann'smbes.
tribunal for a final vote.H styler just the same.
Five Leading Candidates Having gained weight during the Coach Keen Seeks More
past summer, Keeler was expected to
On the basis of returns thus far, play a strong role in the sensational Lightweights For Team;
the five leading candidates in order sprint squad Michigan will have this
follow: winter, but fate stepped in-as she For Lettermen Back
1. Glenrf Morris, Fort Collins, often does._

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Don Siegel (above), sophomore
tackle, has ben nami by Coaih
Kipke to fill the left tackle pcst
vacatcd by Fred Janke when hb
was injured in the final ninute3
of the Minnesota game. Siegel
showed up well against the Gcphers
in last Saturday's tilt, and Coach
Kipke feels that he is capable of
filling the post that Janke has
handled sc well to date.

Northwestern, Surprise Team,
Even Puzzles Coach Waldorf
CHICAGO, Oct. 21.-(AP)-North- five full minutes of offensive scrim-
western's football eleven may be the mage."
"key" team of the Big Ten to some, Waldorf, who has developed a rep-
but to Coach Lynn Waldorf it is just utation for bringing his teams to peak
about the biggest puzzle he ever efficiency in November, hopes his
tackled. eleventh-month charm will continue
Settling his 230 pounds comfortably to work, even after winning in Octob-
into a chair for his morning meeting er.
with Line Coach Burt Ingwersen to- "In other words," he laughed, "I
day, Waldorf, whose Wildcats bounced hope fortune will love us as much in
Ohio State out of the conference title November, as it has in October."
race last Saturday by winning a 14 to ---
113 thriller, grinned and admitted the
squad has fooled him twice this sea- HALLER'S
son, And, for all he has been able to Jewelry
figure out since September, may keep State and Liberty
on tooling him.
"From the way things shaped up Watch Repairing!
September," he said in a million-dol-__
lar basso profundo voice, "I thought - --"r
we would lose to Iowa and Ohio State.
We had been forced to make a lot of
shifts to spread our man power
around, but the boys improved faster
than I dreamed possible, and we beat =-
both of them."
Waldorf Has Some Doubts
"Winning those two hasn't helped
give me an idea of what to expect
from now on," he added. "Having
fooled me twice, the team may keep
on fooling me. Sometimes I think
we have been going on borrowed time
and will have to start paying back
any time now. These kids are be- -
ginning to believe in themselves, =-
;hough, and I won't be much sur-
prised at whatever happens."
Waldorf, a great tackle at Syracuse
nearly 15 years ago, said each of
Northwestern's three games have been
taken in stride, with no attempt hav-"Mindye, mon, it baen't the 5
ing been made to "key" the team even = P"ye, McTavish, but at. .1f
for the Ohio State battle. After one ofjerin one to an auldfrien
experience with "keying" up a team,
Waldorf decided not to make a prac-
tice of it. 7111 "li111111111111illlll
1 "I thought the team needed to be
aroused artificially for the Ohio State + GRAND
game last year," he rumbled, "so I
got everybody, coaches and all, 'keyed' I
up-and Ohio scored two touchdowns
1 with little delay."
Careful Of Inquiries
He revealed that Northwestern has
won three straight on a total outlay
of no full offensive scrimmage.
r "We have to be so careful about ALSO OBTAINABLE IN FLAT FIFTIES
guarding against injuries," he said,
"that we haven't dared put on a full
scrimmage. I am expecting a lot ofj[
trouble from Illinois Saturday, so I I
think we will open up today and have' STRI PED OXFORD

Colo. - 1936 National.- A.A.U. and
Olympic Decathlon champion and
world record holder.
2. Jesse Owens, Cleveland-Triple
Olympic champion and holder of
numerous national and world sprint
and broad jump records.
3.' John Fischer, Cincinnati-Win-
ner of the 1936 United States golf
title.
4. Alice Marble, San Francisco-
Winner of the 1936 United States ten-
ni'schampionship.
5. Helen Jacobs, Berkeley, Calif.-
Winner of the 1936 All-England ten-
nis championship.
Berwanger Still In
Others figuring in the voting arej
Glen Hardin and Forrest (Spec)
Towns, Southern hurdling stars; Don-
ald Bruce Hume, who, despite a heavy
chest cold, stroked the Washington
crew to a sensational victory over
Italy in the Olympic eight-oared
final; Jack Medica and Adolph Kief-
er, Olympic 400-meter and 200-meter
backstroke swimming champions;
Tommy Hitchcock, Jr., veteran polo
player; Helen Stephens, Fulton, Mo.,
Olympic sprint queen; Donald Budge,
Oakland, Calif., tennis player; Mar-
shall Wayne, Olympic diving title-
holder; Jay Berwanger, Chicago's
1935 football star and track athlete,
and Ken Carpenter, Southern Cali-
fornia's Olympic discus winner.
Although Owens copped most of
the headlines during the eleventh 7
Olympiad at Berlin, winning the 100
and 200-meter events and the broad'
jump title as well as sharing in the
400-meter relay triumph, a slim ma-
jority of the voters are viewing Mor-
ris' victory in the gruelling all-around
ten-event as a superior perform-
ance.
Owen Fights Handicaps
Owens' failure to keep What A.A.U.
officials said was an agreement to;
compete in a post-Olympic meet at:
Stockholm in August is militating;
against the chances of the tan thun-
derbolt becoming the first Negro to
win 'the award. Personal objectionsI
cost him a place in the final balloting
last year.
The fact that Jesse drew a year's;
suspension from amateur competitionj
because of his announced intention
of turning pro does not enter into the
balloting. Apart from the Sullivan
award, official objection has been
voiced to his participation in the
presidential campaign; objectors
pointing out lie was sought by the
Republican party on the strength of
his appeal as an international ath-
letic figure.

*' * *
Let The Coach Do It.. .
r' HIS DEPARTMENT is in receipt
of several letters from students
who have individual favorites on the
Varsity football squad and want to
know why these players aren't in the
games more. I will not deny that I
too have my personal favorites, but
I also have faith in Coach Kipke's
selections.
I think we should leave it up to
the Coach, boys.J
* * * -
Where Was ,Joe?...
FROM last night's issue of a local
contemporary comes this rather

A squad of 15 wrestlers which has
increased in the past three weeks
to 44 has been working out con-
sistently at the Intramurai Building
since the second week of school at
which time the equipment was dis-
tributed. Afternoon drills with Coach
Keen at the helm have been the
schedule for the Varsity mat pros-
pets.j
Due to the lack of material in the
lighter weight divisions, Coach Keen
has announced that he would be glad
to have any light men interested in
wrestling come out for the squad. The
tentative Varsity squad includes all
of last year's letter winners, namely
John Speicher, 118 pounder, Earl
Thomas, 135 pounds, Paul Cameron
at 126 pounds and Bill Lowell, 175
pounder. At the conclusion of the

Touch Football
League Starts
Season 'Today
Twenty-two teams have entered the
independent touch football tourna-
ment sponsored by the Intramura
Department which will start today.
The enthusiasm displayed for this
sport far surpasses any shown in the
five years of its existence. With at
least nine men op a team, there wil
be approximately two hundred boys
in the event.
The entries will be out to scalp the
D. D's who have won the champion-
ship for the past two seasos under
the leadership of Kunitz. This or-
ganization, which places teams in
nearly every sport, is again favored
to retain its crown.
All of the leading independent
teams on the campus will work for a
finalist berth as the winner and run-
ner-up will receive their quota of
points towards the All-Campus Inde-
pendent supremacy. The Jay Hawks,

humorous bit.

We reprint it with

thanks to Mill Marsh of The Ann
Arbor Daily News.

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The day after the Michigan-Min-
nesota football game, a picture of the
contest showed Joe Rinaldi, Wolver-
ine center, near the sidelines, nearly
25 yards away from other members
of both teams. The coaches couldn't
figure how Rinaldi got so far away
Detroit Tech Beaten
By Hillsdale, 7 To 0
DETROIT, Oct. 21.-(/P)-Hillsdale
College's football team struck quickly
in the first quarter tcday to gain
a seven-point advantage over De-
troit Tech, and then held onto it
to win out, 7 to 0.
Playing aggressively in a rain that
made ball handling hazardous, the
'Dales marched down field behind
their rugged line for 70 yards to
score the only touchdown of the game.
Al Rizzardi went over after receiving
an eight-yard pass from Joe Harri-
son, veteran halfback. Bob Rich-
ardson converted.
Harrison tossed 12 passes in the
first period and ten were good. Tech,
boasting a strong line, held the 'Dales
momentarily, until the passing start-
ed, and then managed to keep their
goal line safe after a rain began
falling.
Tech counted 14 first downs tol
Hillsdale's nine.

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grid season, the squad will be
strengthened by the addition of Frank
Bissell, veteran 155 pounder who left
school between semesters to manage1
an estate and thus was unable to
compete in any Big Ten meets, Lil-
burn Ochs, °a junior who was forced1
to the sidelines last year when he suf-
fered a badly wrenched knee during3
the early season drills and ForrestI
Jordan, who is being slated for theI
heavyweight post vacated by Harry
Wright's failure to return to school.
Jordan placed fourth in the N.A.A.U.1
meet last year.
Other veterans who will be fighting
for starting assignments are Ed Kell-1
man, 118 pounder who left the squad
last year because of a hard scholastic
schedule, Louis Mascuruskus, 155
pounder who saw. little service last
season because of a broken arm suf-
fered in the Penn tussle, Lloyd Gross,
who will be fighting to retain his 1551
pound berth and Howard Brumby
at 155 pounds.
The leading sophomore candidates,
are; 165 pounds, Frank Morgan; 155
pounds, Harlan Danner; 145 pounds,
Harold Nichols; 175 pounds Don
Nichols; 145 pounds, Albert Mayio;
145 pounds, D. Rosen and another
145 pounder, Rex Lardner.

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Identification Needed
For Home Grid Games

Phys. Eds and D. D's, as well as Students are reminded that it will
Fletcher Hall are favored to annex be necessary to show their identifi-
the season's championship. cation cards to gain admittance to
The presentation of numerals to the Columbia game and all remain-
all managers guiding independent ing home football games this season.
teams through their league schedules I Officials of the Board in Control of
is an innovation this season which is Athletics have found i necessary to
expected to stimulate enthusiasm in take this step in order to prevent the
intramural athletics. scalping of tickets by students. Cards
"Any student who has undertaken must be shown at the entrance gates
to manage a team and has assumed
the responsibilities this position en- Cooper's Hose - 4 prs. $1.00
tails realizes the justice of this new Cooper's Shorts - 3 for $1.00
measure," A. A. James, supervisor of walk a few steps and save dollars
Intramural sports, stated. It is only 1
fair that thohse who work so indus-
triously with so little publicity re- 205 East Liberty
ceived a reward for their efforts."

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