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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, MAY 23, 1937.

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WITH CHARACTERISTIC INDIFFERENCE Big Ten faculty representa-
tives dropped the football training table proposal like a hot potato
in their meeting here yesterday. It will be remembered that The Daily
went to bat for the table last winter, when a Wolverine gridder presumably
quit school because he lacked sufficient nourishment. Local agitation
helped bring the issue before the Conference board in its December meeting,
but it was given a once over and referred to some sort of a committee for
consideration.
Prof. Lewis . Gram , who represented Michigan in that meeting,
in the absence of. Prof. Ralph W. Aigler, chairman of the athletic
board, who was ailing, reported back that the faculty men refused
to vote on the 'rhatter until they had sounded out their local boards
in control of athletics. He opined, however, that action would
probably be taken at the May confab, which was held yesterday.

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Neihousen Of Ohio Upsets
Norm Bickel To Claim
Individual Crown
(Continued from Page I)

It was a tired but happy Don Lash
who walked off Ferry Field yesterday'
afternoon after winning crowns in the,
Conference mile and two-mile events,
and stated that he thought Ann Ar-
bor was a "swell" place except for,
the weather.
And you couldn't help feeling that,
he was justified as his jaunty Hoosier,
red and white track suit was just
one mass of mud.I
The "Indiana Iron Man," who willf
graduate next Christmas is majoring!
in physical education now and plans
to go into coaching after he finishes1
school.
His biggest thrill came when he
won the two mile in the Princeton re-
lays last year, he said.

Golfers Clash
With Sparitaws
At State inks
Forced to postpone their scheduled
match with Michigan State until to-
morrow, the Michigan Varsity golf,
team will meet the Spartans at their
East Lansing course.
Originally slated for yesterday.
Coach Ray Courtright's charges seem
to make a habit of postponing meets
with Michigan State. Previous to
their first match with the Upstaters.
which Michigan won, three dates were
set before suitable weather made pos-I
sible a meeting.
'The meet is the last dual meet onj

e ations witi Harvard University int
1940 and 1942, it was revealed yes-
teiday in a meeting of the Big Ten!
grid coaches who drew up the Con-
ference schedules for 1939 and 1940.1
The resumption of hostilities will
mark the continuation of a series!
which began in 1881. The last game'
was played in 1930.
Past scores:
1881--Harvard 2, Michigan 0.
1883---Harvard 3, Michigan 0.
1895- Harvard 4, Michigan 0. I
1914---Harvard 7, Michigan 0.
1929---Michigan 14,. Harvard 12.
1930--Michigan 6, Harvard 3.
The year interval in the coming
gam(:s was necessitated by an already

M ichigarn Meets Harvard In '40
Mi , tanwill .renew its football scheduled tilt in 1941 between the

Crimson and Navy.
The Michigan schedule for the twQ
years:
1939-Oct. 7, Michigan State, here
14, Iowa, here
21, Chicago, there
28, Yale, here
Nov. 4, Illinois, there
11, Minnesota, here
18, Pennsylvania, there
25, Ohio State here
1940-Oct. 5, Michigan State, here
12, Harvard, there
19, Illinois, here
26, Pennsylvania, here
Nov. 2, Chicago, there
9, Minnesota, away
16, Northwestern, here
23, Ohio State, there

But the faculty representatives still refuse to recognize the fact that
college football has outgrown its swaddling clothes and has attained the
status of a bonafide business. And the logic behind their non-committal
attitude is best shown by a story relayed to me by a Daily reporter,,
who got it from William Weekes, crack W) sports writer who was here
covering the Conference track meet over the weekend.
A couple of years ago, Weekes reported, the faculty representatives h)iU
agreed to establish a training table in the Western Conference. An enter-
prising newspaperman got wind of it and printed the facts before the
Board could "officially" release them. This angered the Board to such an
extent that it dismissed the measure altogether as refutation of the
newsman.
I won't vouch for the veracity of the story, but to my mind it constitutes
some excellent second-grade logic.

SOMETHING went wrong somewhere before the Big Ten tennis finals at
Palmer Field yesterday morning. Several participants, guests of the
University, were forced to roll the courts and lay out the lines themselves
before they were able to play.
Said Coach Phil Brain of Minnesota: "It was the worst handling of the
courts I have ever seen. No work had been done on them overnight, and
the boys had to do it themselves this morning. Yes, once they got them
in shape they were okay."
Said Coach Paul Bennett of Northwestern: "The caretakers didn't
have the courts in shape. The players did it themselves. They didn't
get playing until ten. Had to play some matches on concrete. Unless
we can get a guarantee that the courts will be kept in shape, there
will be no more Big Ten teninis matches at Michigan."
Said Coach John Johnstone of Michigan: "I would rather not discuss it.
The one groundkeeper that was there did all he could."
Said Dr. Margaret Bell, director: "Clay courts must dry for a certain
length of time (it started raining after ten). Everything ran beautifully.
All the coaches are pleased. The meet has been very successful, and no
one has any cause for complaint."
Does anyone else care to make comments on the matter?
Track, Field Chasers ...
PHIL DIAMOND, German prof and track dopester par excellence, enhanced
his reputation by missing by only a single point Michigan's total in the
meet ... He gave the Wolverines 59 whereas they collected 60 .. . His chief
discrepancies were in picking Stan Birleson to win the 440 (he finished
third), in placng the relay team fourth (it gained a second), and in calling
Osgood and Mason 1-3 in the low hurdles (they finished 1-2, with Mason
out front) . . . To Fred Delano, erstwhile Daily track expert, goes the palm,
however, for divining the margin of victory ... Fred predicted that Michigan
would beat Indiana by 17, points, and the actual difference was 16..
Hank Hatch, equipment custodian, was kept busy during the meet
measuring event winners for the u'niforms they'll wear as Big Ten
representatives in the great dual meet with picked stars of the Pacific
Coach on June 25th . . . Eleven Wolverines were measured: Sam
Stoller, Stan Birleson, Bill Watso'n, Jake Townsend, Dave Hunn, Jim
Kingsley, Steve Mason, Bob Osgood, Harold Davidson, Chuck Miller
and Fred Martin ... Ted Canty was the man who dispensed with a
loud speaker to annou'nce the proceedings ., . Canty, a Chicagoan
whose booming voice has been heard at almost every major track meet
in the Midwest in the past fifteen years, kept the crowd amused with
his rolling "R's" and Yostian "Meecheegan ... "
The thinclads must have felt like prize fighters after each event'
as Harry Wismer, WJR's young sportscaster, using a portable mike, rushed
up to them seeking a few words of breathless comment . . . Towels were
required to keep the sticks and spears of the javelin throwers and pole
vaulters dry until their turn to perform . . . The Varsity Band enlivpnPd
proceedings with its stirring tunes between events.

the championships went to men of'
one or the other schools.
Gets Other Honors
Marv Wachman and Ollie Adleman
of Northwestern had the easiest go-
ing in the singles finals. Wachman
downed Chuck O'Connor of Iowa 6-0,
6-1, in the second flight and Adleman
defeated Batzleof Wisconsin in the
sixth by the same score.
George Ball was the other Wildcat
player to get championship honors.
He defeated the Wolverines' Jarvis
Dean 8-3, 8-6 in the finals of the
.third flight.
The Chicago finalists were Chet
Murphy and John Shostrum in the
fourth and fifth flights respectively.
Murphy downed James of Ohio State
6-1, 6-3, and Shostrum took Nist, also
of the Buckeyes in stride by a 6-1, 6-3
score.
Michigan Drops Out Early
In the doubles Bickel and Norbert
Burgesstbeat Scherer and Wilcox of
Minnesota in the first flight 6-2, 6-2
and Kreitenstien and Shostrum de-
feated James and Nist of Ohio 6-2,
6-3.
With the exception of Jarvis Dean,
who losttosRussel Ball in the third
round finals, all of the Michigan
players dropped out in the semi-finals
or first round, but managed to garner
five points to win a fourth place tie
with Wisconsin in the team standings.
Semi-Finals Are Reached
In the singles Miller Sherwood lost
to 'Norm Bickel in the first round.
Bill Mills was beaten by Bill McCoy
of Illinois, also in the first round.
Dean beat James of Ohio and Twer-
dahl of Illinois before losing in the
finals. Jesse Flick was dropped by
Rugg of Northwestern in the first
round of the fifth flight, and Bill
Woolsey defeated Conter of Illinois
and then lost to Batzle of Wisconsin
in the semi-finals.
In the doubles Sherwood and Mills
were put out of the race in the open-
ing round by Scherer and Wilcox of
Minnesota. Flick and Dean beat the
Illini's McCoy-Twerdahl team in the
second flight but lost in the semi-
finals to George Ball and Dick Rugg.
Gophers, Ohio State
Will Renew Riva-lry
Rivalries between two pairs of Mid-
west schools, quiet for nearly a score
of years-Minnesota-Ohio State and
Iowa-Notre Dame-will be renewed in
1939.
Announcement that the schools will
renew relations on the gridiron came
as schedules for 1939 and 1940 were
released here today by Western Con-
ference coaches and athletic direc-
tors.
Except for a post-season charity
game in 1931 the Gophers and Buck-
eyes have not met since shortly af-
ter the World War.
Rivalry between Notre Dame and
Iowa goes back to the days of Knute
Rockne and Howard Jones before the
Rockne and Howard Jones.

Michigan's schedule this year. But
Stront Frosh Nine there is still the National Inte col-
legiates to be held June 28. Should
To Meet Phys. Eds. Michigan enter a team in that, and
fas their fine play in the Big 'en
Having already defeated the Var- meet last week may foretell they
sity reserves, as well as Coach Ray should annex plenty of honors.
Fisher's first team, the freshman Coach Courtright will take the same
baseball nine will close its seaso 1to. - t fit to East Lansing that went to
morrow afternoon against the Physi- EvanSton. Captain Al Saunders, Bill
cal Education squad. Barclay, Jack Emery, Al Karpin ski,
Freshman Coach Bennie Ooster- and Bill Warren will make the trip.
baan is well pleased with his team's Michigan State is expected to put
record so far, but is anticipating a up quite a show inasmuch as a win
hard struggle from the Phys Eds who temorrow will give them an eveon
will draft several of the outstanding break with Michigan in Ihi; sports
frosh prospects for the game. department for the year.
Either Russ Dobson or Hyle Car- -
michael will be on the mound for the COlLEGE TRACK
freshmen with Johnny Schuler re-COLG TR K
ceiving. Bob Annis, vho fast-balled Slippery Rock 4 ;9: Grove City
the frosh to a four-hit victory overl88
the Varsity will pitch for the Phys -
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