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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Speedy Hurons

To Provide Real Test For Wolverine Cagers

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Jim Walsh, Of
Ann Arbor, Is
Yp si Mainstay

Yarsity Cage Mentor

Michigan Football Instruction Is Big I
Team Doesn't Rate T i1 i

C;he
PRESS

Townsend And Gee's
Off Backboard May
Edge ToMichigan

Play
Give

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ANG LE
By GEORGE J. AN &, -

Because the Michigan basketball
teams always have trouble against.
fast teams, the opening game against
Michigan State Normal College next
Monday night should prove a real
test for the Varsity five.
Leading the Huron speedsters is7
little Jim Walsh, five feet five inch
former Ann Arbor high school star,
who will be playing his first game for
the Ypsilanti team. Walsh has. all
the speed in the world and should
give the Wolverine guards plenty to
think about on fast breaks.
Also outstanding on the Ypsi
quintet is Lou Wenger, another Ann
Arbor boy, who played- such a fine
game against Michigan last uyear as
a sophomore. Wenger, at six feet, is
as tall as any man on the probable
starting fiveand is the Huron's bet
off the defensive back-board.
Ypsi Worry Is Size
Coach Elton Rynerson's major
worry is size. If he can stop the
Michigan back-board attack and pre-.
vent the Wolverines from monopoliz-
ing the ball as they did last year, the
Hurons will cause the Varsity far
more trouble than they did in their
last encounter.
Capt. Johnny Gee and Jake Town-
send are Coach (Cappy) Cappon's
threat on the back-board play. Even
against men their own size they can
get the best of the break as far as
taking the ball off the back-board is
concerned and on rebound shots.
Just what Rynerson will do to stop
this isn't known.
The probability is that he will ex-
pect his team to keep the ball when
they get it and to work it in to the
basket with their speed, depending
on accuracy to offset the fact that
they can hardly hope to keep the
ball away from the Wolverines.
Only One Senior
In addition to Walsh and Wenger,
the Huron first five is made up of
Neville "Tex" Walker, five feet sev-
en inch forward, Bud Casucci, six
feet, center, and Captain George
Wendt, five feet ten inch guard.
Wendt is the only senior on this
quintet, while Walsh, Casucci and
Walker, a former all-state player
from Fordson, are sophomores.
It is probable that four Ann Ar-
bor boys will see action. Besides
Wenger and Walsh there is also Ed'
Engle, six feet two inch center, and
Bob Mayfield, another center. May-
field has been out of high school for
a number of years, having played on
the Ann Arbor team with Doug Nolt,
former University of Detroit star.
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Kimy Picks Up ...
"I've got it just about licked," op-
timistically writes Kimy Williams,j
captain-elect and catcher of the Wol-
verine nine, "and if I can put on some
of that lost weight between now and
February, Ann Arbor here I come."
Kimy has been valiantly battling
an intestinal ailment which has kept
him in bed for ten months. His
weight dropped from 180 pounds
down to 115. Now, after taking
serum treatments, he has rallied and
begun to pick up weight.
It is doubtful if Kim will under-
take the strain of donning the heavy
catching paraphernalia, but his pres-
ence will certainly give the Wolver-
ines moral impetus. The tousle-
headed lad's courageous fight is an
example anyone would do well to fol-
low.
* *
Professor Patanelli ...
Professor Matt Patanelli is spend-
ine his spare time brushing up on
his English. The retiring grid cap-
tain is going to be interviewed over
radio, station CKLW 'on Sunday eve-
ning at 5, by a Prof. McFall, during
his "Better English" program.
Con gratulatons, Clayt .
Clayton Paulson, Michigan second
baseman in 1934, has decided to tie
the marital knot. Clayt will take
unto himself a spouse from Winnetka,
Ill.. his home town.
Russ Oliver Shines .. .
Now chat the moleskins have been
tucked safely away in the mothballs,
at least one football coach will escape
the perennial wrath of dissatisfied
fans and alumni. He is Russ Oliver,
one of four Michigan men to earn
nine letters during their collegiate
athletic career.
Oliver coaches at the Culver Mil-
itary Academy, Culver, nd. His
cadets waded through eight oppo-
nents this season without a miscue,
amassing 222 points as against six
by their opponents. Only Lake View
high school of Chicago-in a Thanks-
giving Day~ tussle--could cross the
Culver goal line.
Oliver, who graduated from Mich-
igan in '34, played football, basket-
ball and baseball while here. He is
also an alumnus of Culver, having
prepped there before coming here.
--Irvin Lisagor.

Among State's Best
The Wolverine football team
doesn't even rate honorable mention
when it comes to serving up "honest
to goodness" football in Michigan,, a
survey made by the United Press has
disclosed.
According to 14 coaches who direct
the destinies of this state's grid
teams, the Spartans of Michigan!
State College turned in the most
creditable performance of the four
largest schools, the University of
Michigan, the University of Detroit,
Wayne University and State. The
East Lansing got the nod of r11 of
the coaches while Gus Dorais' eleven
received two votes.
One coach split the honors betweenj
Joe Gembis' Wayne Tartans and
State College.
Michigan State Normal College, at
Ypsilanti, and Kalamazoo College
were also selected as representative
of the best in football in their re-
spective classes.
Kalamazoo's Hornets, with the
M.I.A.A. title neatly tucked away in
the collective blouses of its first-
string team, was a cinch to take
honors among the teams of that con-
ference.

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I-M Activities
Sports Program Affords
Opportunity To Students
To KeepIn Trim

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Franklin C. 'Cappy' Cappon,
Michigan basketball mentor, ex-
pects to repeat his success of last
season when his team placed third
in the Western Conference. Cap-
pon -assumed his present position
when George Veenker relinquished
his post here to assume similar
duties in basketball and football at
Iowa State College in Ames, -Ia,

Coach Lowrey Sounds A Call
For Frosh Hockey Aspirants

By GLEN PHELPS Philadelphia, Hilburt, from Mar-
Working on the general theme that quette, Mich., and a chunky defense
it is never too early to start laying man from Buffalo have displayed
the foundations for future Wolver- more than average ability. A second
ines sextets, Coach Eddie Lowery has Canadian lad, Everett Doran, from
sounded the call for all aspiring Pembroke, Ont., having considerable
freshmen hockey players this week, playing experience behind him, also
with results that are decidedly grati- seems to know his way around with
fying. the hickory stick and puck.
To date, three practice sessions
have been held, and while none of
them have featured a formal scrim- y
mage, still there have been definite L
outcropings of hockey ivory' from, u
the ranks of the twenty-odd candi- To Put Stude
dates that have presented themselves
for inspection. By ROY HEATH
In these early drills, the one qiual- B O ET
ification the would-be-puck chaser Ray Roberts, head trainer of Wol-
must meet above all others, is that verine athletes, who last spring
he be able to skate, and no fooling, gained his private pilot's license from
Coach Lowery has his time spoken foi the Department of Commerce, has
to the last available moment, and he now become so enthusiastic about his
can spare little of his attention to hobby that he has started the ball
teaching a man how to skate. In ad- rolling for a movement which may
dition to this fact, it is obviously in ultimately put the school on wings.
the player's own interest that he Roberts, with the expert aid of
know primarily how to handle him- George Downs and Gene Richard-
self on the narrow blades, for it takes son, veteran pilots in charge of the
but one slip to cause untold trouble. Ann Arbor Airport, last spring
A rugged physical set-up, with a formed the handful of pilots and
good portion of a give and take na- student pilots who frequented the
ture thrown in never did any hockey airport into the Ann Arbor Aviation
player any harm. In short, a good Society. This thunderous title was
pursuer of the bootheel must be a used for the reason that Downs and
powerhouse, a fighter, a clear think- Richardson had on hand a batch of
er and a dyed-in-the-wool hockey defunct Ann Arbor Aviation Service
enthusiasts, besides being a first pins formerly the property of the
cousin to mercury in the matter of and the "Scotch" in the founding
speed. fathers would not allow them to over-
While it is difficult to get acquaint- look the opportunity to form a club
ed with the newcomers in the first to fit the initials on the pins.
couple of practices, still several have The title, however, was soon justi-
been impressive. Warren James, fied for the A.A.A.S. grew like the
brother of Gib, of Varsity note, has proverbial beanstalk, the club now
come along from Ottawa to cast his boasting 35 active members plus an-
lot with the Wolverines. Smith, from other 30 off-and-oners taking an
occasional hour instruction from
Infection Is Fatal Downs and Richardson. This rapid
growth has by no means subsided

The Intramural Sports Depart-
ment is now offering free instruction
in 16 major and minor sports to the
student body, according to Earl Ris-
key, assistant director. This sports
program affords an excellent oppor-
tunity for the students to maintain
good physical condition by engaging!
in a wide variety of sports through-
out the year.
At the present time there is a class
in horseback riding which meets each
Monday evening at the fairgrounds.
An hour's course of instruction is
given for the nominal charge of 50
cents. Transportation is provided to
and from the practice grounds to
the Engineering Arch, the meeting
place.
Martin Levandowski conducts a
boxing group each afternoon from 4
to 5:30 p.m. at the Intramural build-
ing, consisting of shadow boxing,
rope skipping, bag punching, and ac-
tual contest,. Thie aim of this ac-
tivity is not to produce professional
fighters, but merely to further physi-
cal culture, Riskey said.
In addition, instructors are pro-
vieded for: wrestling, swimming,
squash, skating, rifle shooting, pad-
dle ball, handball, gymnastics, golf,
code ball, golf, badminton, archery
and Sigma Delta Pi, honorary ath-
lete fraternity.
Members of the Varsity coaching
staff and the Intramural Department
act as instructors, and appointments
with them may be secured by tele-
phoning the Sports Building.
ds Movement
its 'Up In The Air'
soon as good flying weather rolls
around this coming spring the
A.A.A.S. will turn out full strength
for a "Grande Tour." According to
plans formulated at the last meet-
ing, the club will hop off en masse
and point their props toward Wayne
airport, and after landing there take
off again for Flint.
From Flint the winged caravan
will proceed back to Ann Arbor, ne-
gotiating the distance in approxi-
mately two hours flying time.- The
ships which will be used in the proj-
ected practice flight will be two,
Aeroncas, two Great Lakes trainers,
one Stinson, two Monocoupes, one
Taylor Cub and one Waco. All planes
used in the flight will be in A-1 fly-
ing condition and accompanied by a
veteran pilot.
During the winter months, when
most of the flying must be done
around the hot stove, the club mem-
bers will occupy themselves with
courses in navigationsandemeteorol-
ogy. The meteorology lectures are
being given at the present time, un-
der the direction of Professor Scott
of the geology department of the
University.
The society meets every Tuesday
night at 8:15 p.m. in the Natural Sci-
ence building under the direction of
President Ray Roberts.
Iformal wearI

Michigan Hockey Team
Meets Ontario Dec.

8

Definite announcement was made
last night, that the University of
WesternhOntario hockey team will
play the first of a home and home
series of games in the Coliseum here
Dec. 8. The return contest will be
played in London on Feb. 15. The
Senior O.H.A. entry from Brantford,
Ontario, will be the Wolverine's op-
position in the Coliseum this coming
Saturday evening.

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SWANK PRODUCTS on display by
ild & Company
State Street on the Campus

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nesday
Hospit
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ing.
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To I-M Staf' Maj and the club counts on an average
a of two new members a week since
school started, despite the fact that
iur H. Simons, graduate stu- flying conditions have not been all
n education, died early Wed- that they might have been. Un-
y morning at the University iversity students account for about
al. He had been suffering for half the names on the club flight
(s with a case of blood poison- roster.
Roberts now announces that as
Simnns haa . 'a2rt tivim'

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assistant at the Intramural Sports
building for the last two years. He
also had charge of the PWA recrea-
tion program here in Ann Arbor, as
well as being active in the Ariston
League of the Congregational
Church.

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