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THE MICHIGAN D'AILY

'The AP NRESS ANGL
By GEORGE J. ANDROS
N3, (IN REPLY to numerous quer- But 220 yards is a long ways for
ies) Michigan's swimming team Jack, even though he does hold the

is not a "sure thing" in the National
A.A.U. Championships to be held next I
week-end in Yale's pool. Coach Matt
Mann's Wolverines have been in-
stalled as co-favorites with the Lake
Shore A.C. of Chicago and probably
hold a slight edge over their Club
rivals, but innumerable "ifs" make
the outcome of the meet strictly a
tossup until the last event has been
swum next Saturday night. Inciden-
tally, no college team ever has won
the A.A.U. Championships.
The first factor working against
Michigan's chances is the unique
scoring system employed by the
A.A.U. The use of only three scoring
places, counting 5-3-1 in the indivi-
dual events and 10-6-2 in the pair of
relays, will remove much of the ad-
vantage the Wolverines possess in
almost perfect balance. Lake Shore
A. C., with Adolph Kiefer, diver Al
Greene and a medley relay team, is
the potential equal of a large Mich-
igan squad.
Much cudgeling of my cerebral re-
gions has resulted in prognostications
that give Michigan a 32-28 advantage
over Lake Shore, but there are enough
"ifs" and "buts" involved to make
the proverbial limb look like the
slimmest of twigs. At any rate, if I'm
right, I can brag about it for months;
if I'm wrong, people will forget it in
a couple of weeks, I hope.
NEXT THURSDAY'S opening pro-
gram includes four events: the
100=-yard free-style, the 150-yard
back-stroke, the 300-yard individual
medley swim and the low-board div-
ing.
In the 100 I have given Michigan's
Ed Kirar three points for a second,
with Peter Fick and "Old Man"
Spence of the New York A. C. battling
with Charlie Hutter of Harvard and
Walt Tomski of Michigan for the
other two places.
The Lake Shore crew breaks into
the scoring to the tune of five points
for a first fin the back-stroke for
"Sonny Boy" Kiefer, but I say Taylor
Drysdale, formerly of Michigan, and
Al Vande Weghe of the Princeton
frosh will take enough out of Kiefer
to prevent his winning the individual
medley. John Higgins,. Ohio State
freshman, will take the medley with
Kiefer collecting three counters for
second.
Then comes the low-board diving
where the Lake Shore will probably
pick up five more points via Al
Greene-unless Al Patnik of the Ohio
State freshmen and Elbert Root of
the Detroit A.C. are working for
Michigan.
AND THE END of the first night's
events finds Michigan trailing
Lake Shore, 13 to 3; but better days
are coming. Friday brings the 220
Free-style, the 220-yard breast-stroke
ind the 400-yard free-style relay.
We'll give Tommie Haynie a rather
partisan first in the 220 in his first
meeting this season with Charlie
Hutter of Harvard and the Olympic
seam. Fick and Spence of the New
York A. C. might try to mess things
up, but that would tire them for the
relay. Anyway, give Haynie and
Michigan five points. But beware of
Kiefer of Lake Shore here, too.
John Higgins consistently has
beaten Michigan's Jack Kasley, and
Kasley usually trims Ray Kaye, so
we'll give the Wolverines a second
and three points in the breast-stroke.
Bad Weather
Sends Varsity
Nine Indoors
With the diamond a sea of mud
and the Field House so dark that the
batters could not see the ball well
enough to go through batting prac-
tice, yesterday Coach Ray Fisher was
forced to put his squad through a
workout on bunting and base run-

ning.
The Field House floor was con-
verted into an infield and with Chuck
McHugh, whose arm is coming along
in good style, pitching and Herb
Reader catching, the Varsity went
into the drill with a good deal of en-
thusiasm.
Coaches Fisher and Oosterbaan
centered most of their attention on
the perfecting of Bill Lane's hand-
ling, of runners at first base. Don
Brewer was working at second and he
and Bill teamed up several times to
trap runners between first and sec-
ond.
Leo Beebe relieved Reader behind
the plate and Burt Smith and Johnny
Smithers took a turn at pitching.

world's record, and Kaye, the Detroit
A.C. warhorse, has at last learned to
fly; so maybe Michigan will have to
be content with a third. Yet, on the,
other hand, Kasley is about due for
a win over Higgins-the boy who al-
ways beats Jack in times much worse
than the Michigan captain's average.
- * * *
H AYNIE will be tired from the 220,
but Michigan's quartet of Ed
Kirar, Walt Tomski, Bob Mowerson
and Haynie is still good for a first
unless the New York A.C. brings in{
a ringer in place of the weak fourth
man supporting Spence, Fick and
Chrostowski. Ten points for a first
this time.
So two thirds of the way through
the meet Michigan is leading Lake
Shore, 21 to 13.
Saturday night's medley relay is
a problem. Lake Shore has picked up
Gus Horschke of Northwestern and
Jay Brown of Chicago to support Kie-
fer. Kiefer should swim 100 yards
on his back in 58 seconds to 62 sec-
onds for Fred Cody of Michigan.
Kasley, however, will fly his leg in
62 seconds against 64.5 for Horschke.
So we come into the anchor free-style.
leg with Lake Shore holding a 1.5-
second advantage over the Wolver-
ines.
* * *
BROWN is good for about 53 sec-
onds, so that means Kirar or
Vlowerson will have to do around 51.5
to win for Michigan. Kirar has done
better with a flying start, but we'll
stay on the safe side and give Lake
Shore 10 points and Michigan six.
But don't count Harvard out.
Unless something drastic happens,
Haynie will bring Matt Mann five

Interfraternity
All-Star Cage,
Team Chosen!
Independent Squad Also
Picked; Chi Psi Leads
In Point Totals
Three members of the Chi Psi In-
terfraternity championship basket-
ball team were awarded places on theI
Fraternity all-star team recently se-!
lected by the officials and iembers
of the Intramural sports staff and l
announced along with the Indepen-
dent all-star selections.
The three State State Street. rep-
resentatives on the mythical squad
are Bob Palmer, forward, Jim Rae,
center, and Jack Palmer, guard. The
remainder of the squad includes I
Stark Ritchie, Psi Upsilon forward,
Chris Everhardus, D. K. E., guard,
and substitutes Roger Bradley of
Lambda Chi Alpha, Art Valpey of!
Acacia, and Russel Cole of Alpha Del-
ta Phi.
Name Independent Squad
The Independent team is composed
of William Woolsey, forward of the
'champion Wild Cats, Earl Holloway,
lFlints, John Ostergreen, Aces, Ches-.
' ter Stabovitz, D.D.'s, Sam Amorelli,
Jay Hawks, and substitutes Ed
Young, Wildcats, Ed Wisenhoff,
D.D.'s and "Whitey" Wistert of the
Law Club.
I Thanks to their'victories in basket-
ball and wrestling, the Chi Psi house
holds the lead at present in total
points compiled in interfraternity
competition. The titles in these two
major events gave them 250 points
toward their present total of 935.
Psi U Is Second

Hockey Star In New Role

Braddock To Train
At Wisconsin Si

te

James J. Braddock, king of the
world's heavyweights went into train-
ing today under royal conditions in
preparation for the defense of his
crown against Joe Louis in Chicago
on June 22. An Associated Press re-
port describes Braddock's training
camp at Stone Lake, Wis., owned byl
Karl Ogren, one time middleweightl
contender, as one of the finest ever
erected.
Looking 'EmsOver
________C.AG --
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth
of a series of articles on teams which
Michigan will meet on its Spring trip.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
PRE-SEASON dope rated the Ter-
rapins as prime favorites to re-
peat as Southern Conference base-
ball champions . . . The Maryland
aggregation lost only three men by
graduation and seemed a cinch to re-
peat their record of 14 wins out of
20 games . . . The Terrapin stock
took a decided drop, however, when
Charlie Keller, star outfielder who
batted .500 in '35 and .495 last season
left to join the Newark Bears of the
Yankee farm system.
Coach Burton Shipley has a
shortstop in "Shorty" Chumbris
who brings back memories of lit-
tle Joey Sewell, who played at
short for the Cleveland Indians
for a number of years
"Shorty" stands less than five
feet high and has a keen eye at
the plate which enables him to
garner more than his share of
walks . . . Like Sewell, the Ter-
rapin shortstop has a brother on
the team-"Lefty" who is a tow-
er of fielding strength out in
right field . . . This is the first
year of Varsity ball for the
Chumbris brothers.
Coach Shipley's ace hurler is
"Lefty" Wood, a 135-pound left-
hander whose favorite pitch is a curve
ball.

FIRST U.S. SPORTING NEWS 1774
Washington (A) 4, St. Louis (N) 3.
The first American Sporting News!C
was printed in April, 1774 by anti- Philadelphia (N) 6, Cincinnati (6)
British Royal American Magazine 3
of Boston. Chicago (A) 13, Chicago (N) 9.

FROSH DIAMOND PROSPECTS
All prospective freshman base-
ball players are requested to re-
port at Yost Field House on Mon-
day, April 19. Please bring your
own equipment.
Bennie Oosterbaan.

EXHIBITION BASEBALL
New York (A) 13, Galveston (T) 2.
Philadelphia (A) 11, Texas U., 3.
Kansas City (AA) 11, St. Louis (A)
6.
Cleveland (A) 6, New York (N) 5.
Detroit (A) 6, Boston (N) 0.

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Wolverine sport fans who are
used to watching Burt Smith in
action on the hockey rink will have
numerous chances to see him in a
new role this spring. The Detroit
athlete, who throws from the right
side is expected to be one of thej
mainstays of Coach Ray Fisher's
high-powered hurling corps.

more points by winning the 500-yard Although they have not won a'
free-style-with no Lake Shore man first place as yet, Psi Upsilon's gen-
entered. eral all-around strength has given
I have given Al Greene of Lake them a score of 866 and second place.
Shore a second diving win off the Lambda Chi Alpha, volley ball
high board, but Al Patnik and Elbert'champs, are third with 808, and
Root will be more of a menace to Theta Chi fourth with 789. Sigma
those five points than they were off Alpha Mu is fifth and Theta Xi, "B"
Sh there we are. Add them up and basketball champions, are sixth.
it spells: Michigan 32 and Lake Shore! Sigma Chi won championships in
k.C. 28, with New York A.C. and De- 75-point events, namely, dual swim-I
troit A.C. fighting it out with Har- ming, water polo, and the fraternity
vard for third place. ( swimming meet, and holds a score of
But anything can happen-and no 621 for seventh place. Kappa Sigma,
college team ever has won the A.A.U. Alpha Kappa Lambda, and Phi Gam-
championships. ma Delta complete the first 10.

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Ruth Aarons Keeps Her
U.S. Table Tennis Title
NEWARK, N.J., April 5,--P)-
Ruth Aarons, blond New Yorker, oc-
cupied the national women's singles
table tennis throne today for the sec-
ond consecutive year.
Miss Aarons, the only one of seven
champions to retain any of their
1936 laurels in the seventh annual
tourney, concluded here last night,
won with a 21-19, 21-11, 21-16 vic-
tory over Emily Fuller, Bethlehem.
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Two Frosh Show Outstanding
Prowess As Racket Wielders
By LEONARD NEWMAN title while he was at Monroe, which
If you have ever been down at the is noted for its fine players. He has'
Intramural Building on-these springIa fine backhand, and he plays a whale
afternoons to watch the Varsity ten- of a net game,
nis squad work out, you have prob- i Are Squad's Mutt And Jeff
ably noticed two fellows, one of veryC A most amusing sight is to watchj
slight build with glasses and a shock I the two playing together. Just as.
of semi-blond hair, and the other tall Herm Fishman and Johnny Gee are
and rangy, who take the court after the Mutt and Jeff duo of the baseball
Varsity men are through, and who squad, Tom and Howie can ably rep- I
display a brand of tennis that would resent these same two characters for
seem to entitle them to a berth on any the tennis squad. The short and long'
man's tennis team. combination is the more amusing as'
The little boy is Tom Slattery, of Slattery's shock of hair keeps get-
Brookline, Mass., and the long, lanky ting interested in the proceedings,
one is Howie Blankertz, of Grand and comes down to take part. But it
Rapids. Both are freshmen, but their doesn't seem to interfere in any way
work with a racket is so outstanding with Tommy's racket work.
that Coach Johnny Johnstone has Aside from playing a fiery game of!
them working out with his varsity! tennis, Slattery likes to get into warm
Size Means Nothing discussions with Coach Johnstone as
Slattery, whose size is no indica- to the respective merits of Eastern
tion of the tennis he can play, is one and Western tennis, and of grass i
of the smoothest strokers one could against clay courts. Tommy, whoI
wish to watch, combines his stroking rates a number two ranking in his
ability with a rabbit-like faculty of home territory, according to Coach
court covering which makes him Johnstone, is naturally all for the
hard to beat. He is also very accurate Eastern way of things, and his dis-
with his placements, and despite his cussions on that subject-with any-
seeming lack of brute power, his body, of course, who cares to take the
drives have considerable steam be- the other view-are very entertain-
hind them. ing.
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INet Men Prepare For
Match With Wisconsin
Varsity netmen closed their tour-
ney for rankings this weekend, and
began practicing in doubles play in
preparation for their opening
matches with the Wisconsin team,
now less than two weeks away.
Singles play as a means of warm-
ing up, and doubles competition to
end each day's practice will be the
regular routine for. the next two
weeks, accordiig to Coach John
Johnstone.
Saturday several members of the
squad took part in the exhibition held
at the Intramural building in connec-
tion with the Spring Sports Clinic,

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