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Y, MARCH 4, 1938

Cunningham Runs 4:04.4 Mile

To Set World Mark

Nears Scoring Lead

Quarter Times Are 58.5,
64, 61.7 And 60.2 As
Glenn Betters Record
HANOVER, N.H., March 3.-UP)-
Peerless Glenn Cunningham plotted
his race almost to the exact tenth-
second tonight when he ran a 4:04.4
mile, the fastest recorded in the
world's history, indoors or out, to-
night on Dartmouth College's springy
6 2/3 laps board track.
That amazing performance was
four full seconds faster than Cun-
ningham's own 4:08.4 indoor record
and two seconds under the 4:06.4 out-
door mark made last August by Syd
Woodersen, of England, and accepted
this week by the International Ama-
teur Athletic Federation.
3,000 On bland
More than 3,000, almost Ihe entire
Dartmouth student body and most of
the townspeople of this little college
town, roared a mighty ovation when
Cunningham's startling .figures,
clocked by Professor L. F. Murch and
Gordon S. Hull, of the Dartmouth
faculty, and Charles A. Proctor, a
Dartmouth alumnus and Hanover
resident, were announced.
Cunningham, who gave handicaps
ranging from five to 600 yards to six
Dartmouth runners, was caught in
58.5 seconds for the first quarter,
2:02.5 for the half-mile and 3:04.2
at the three-quarter mile point. His
four quarters were 58.5, 64, 61.7 and
60.2 seconds.
Glenn Planned It
"I planned to do my first three-
quarter-miles in 60, 63 and 61 sec-
onds and then run the last one as fast'
as I could," Cunningham said. "I
thought I ran my first quarter too
fast but I was back on my schedule
at the half-mile and I felt quite fresh
when I finished. It's a great track
and those wide turns helped me a lot.
"I thought my time would besabout
4:05 because of my slower second
quarter but I'm not surprised at it, for
conditions were ideal."?
Nothing's At Stake

Gib James, senior right wing,
notched another goal in the Michi-
gan Tech game Wednesday night
to increase his total for the season
to 33 points and leave him but three
points behind the squad's scoring
leader, Smack Allen.
Sextet Engages
Strong Toronto
Foe Tomorrow
Comparative Records Give
Michigan Even Chance
Against The, Canadians,
Wolverine hockey fans will be
treated to probably the finest exhibi-
tion of amateur hockey seen here this
year when the University of Toronto
meets Michigan Saturday night.
Followers will recall with delight
the fast skating and beautiful stick
handling, poke checking and maneu-
vering of the Toronto outfit when it
played here last year. Toronto won
Toronto Strong
Tomorrow's game ought to be a
recurrence of last year's if Michigan
is not too exhausted from its long
journey back from Houghton. Be-
cause Toronto plays in the toughest
college ice circuit in the land, and
because the game is much more em-
phasized with them, they should bring
a better team than Michigan's.
However, they split with Minnesota
in a two-game series, and Michigan
has divided four games- with the
Gophers. So from comparative rec-
ords, the Wolverines have a 50-50
chance of winning. Whatever the
case, the game should prove interest-
Varsity Returns
The Michigan team returns from
Houghton, Mich. this afternoon and
will rest up the remainder of the
day and Saturday. The evening game
may well be termed a chaser. Start-
ing a week ago yesterday, Michigan
has played four games with little
rest in between due to time spent
travelling. The sextet will therefore
not be up to par.
Also it is highly specuiative whether
Smack Allen will be in the line-up as
he did not play against Tech in the
second game. In the opener he was
sent crashing into the boards and a
healing scalp injury was reopened
requiring new treatment.

A. T.O. Takes
Interf raternity
SwimI Laurels
Scores 30 Points To Whip
Delt And Psi U. Teams;
Chi Psis Are Fourth
For the second time this year,
Alpha Tau Omega churned their way
to victory yesterday at the I-M swim-~
ming pool to win their second Inter-
fraternity swimming title of the yearj
-scoring 30 points to lead the nearest
of eight other entries by twelve
The A.T.O. team won the Interfra-
ternity Dual Meet Title inDecember.
Four firsts gave the A.T.O's their
margin over the Delta Tau Delta
squad which came in with 18 points,
closely followed by the 17% points
chalked up by Psi Upsilon.
Chi Psi Takes Fourth{
Chi Psi barely nosed out Phi Delta
Theta for fourth, piling up 11 points
to the Phi Delts' 10%. Phi Gamma
Delta came in with eight points for
fifth place followed by Phi Kappa Psi
with seven points, Lambda Chi with
three points and Delta Upsilon with
one poipt.
Roy Heath, Phi Delta Theta, main-
tained his undefeated status in the
puff and blow league as he took a
hair's breadth decision in the 50-yd.
freestyle with Hawley, Psi U., second
and Colbridge of A.T.O. third.
The 100-yd. freestyle was won by
Erikson of Delta Tau Delta in 1:4.5,
followed by Haughey of Psi U. Col-
bridge of A.T.O. and Turner of D.U.
A highly geared Psi U. team came
through with the time of four mm-
utes flat to take the 200-yd. free-
style away from Delta Tau Delta, who
came in second, Chi Psi, Phi Delt,
and A.T.O. squads.
A.T.O. Wins Two
A.T.O. took firsts in both the 50-
yd. breast-stroke and the 50-yd. back-
stroke with Lang churning in to win
the backstroke in :31.5, and Gabriel
taking the breast-stroke event in
:34.5. Following Lang were Bussard of
Lambda Chi, Palmer of Phi Gamma
Delta, and Wilkie of Phi Kappa Psi.
Battey of Delta Tau Delta' and
Sherman of Phi Delt followed Gab-
riel's lead in the breaststroke event.
Krieger of Phi Kappa Psi battled
his way through to defeat Kurtz of
Psi U, Barret of Chi Psi and Guertler
of A.T.O. in the 220-yd. freestyle in
the winning time of 2:42.4.
Gabriel Is Victor
Bill Gabriel of A.T.O. pulled an iron'
man stunt to win his second first
place of the day by coming in ahead
in diving, nosing out Sweeney of Phi
Psi, Lang of A.T.O., and Purdy of
Phi Delt and Steere of D.U., who
tied for fourth place.
The last event of the meet, the 150-
yd. medley relay, was another of the
firsts captured by A.T.O., in the win-
ning time of 1:39.75.
Medwick Quits Holdout
Ranks; Gets Pay Raise
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 3.
-(AP)-Joseph M. Medwick, the 1937
National League batting champion
left the holdout ranks today by sign-
ing his St. Louis Cardinal contract-
for a raise in pay.
The 27-year-old outfielder was re
ported to have received $20,000.

Ohio State and Michigan are con-
ceded to have powerful swimming
I teams as their respective rosters stack
up at the present time, but Wednes-
day afternoon's race proved con-
clusively that each has its weak-
nesses, and that a team picked from
both schools would be virtually un-
Ohio won five first places, Michigan
four, but only two races were really
hotly contested in the meet taken
46-38 by the Buckeyes.
The visitors medley relay trio of
Neunzig, McKee and Quayle swam
far under its ability as it was un-
pushed by Michigan's representatives.
The race was close all the way, but
Ohio's paddlers could have pulled far
into the van if they had such desires.
But Mike Peppe's mermen had more
swimming to do, and were saving
their strength.
Tom Haynie didn't extend himself
as he won the 220-yard race. Known
as a "swim-to-win" natator, Haynie
was contented to stay even with his
foe, and then spurt to the finish
mark. In this race, as in the medley,
the team that took second didn't
have the power to force a fast pace.
Wolverine mermen Ed Kirar and
Walt Tomski finished one-two in the
50-yard free-style race. Both were

three yards ahead of the Ohio en-
trants, a wide margin for the short
Ohio State's great Al Patnik was in
a class by himself in the dive, and
the Buckeye representatives in the
breast- and the back-stroke had little
trouble paddling to the top places
And Tom Haynie, swinging into ac-
tion for the second time, just went
through the formalities as he won the
quarter mile event.
Two races, the 100- free style, and
the 400-yard relay were the only
battles that had the proper zip Ed
Kirar and Ohio Billy Quayle, put on
as great a battle as fans could hope
to see in the century. Kirar, opening
up at the start went out to a two
yard lead, but the blond Quayle, a
great -finisher, pulled up to within two
feet of Kirar at the finish.
Promoter Kearns Finds
Liabilities K.O. Assets
DETROIT, March 3.-(o)-Jack
Kearns, the boxing promoter, filed a
voluntary petition in bankruptcy in
federal court here today.
His liabilities were listed as $23,-
882.24 and his assets as $150.
The petition was filed under Kearns'
real name, John J. McKernan.

The End Of An Era

Buckeye-Wolverine Combination
Is A Swimming Coach's Dream

Monday night marks the end
of an era in Michigan basketball.
It's the final performance of the
Wolverines' incomparable captain,
John Townsend, who climaxes his
last year as the shining light of
Michigan basketball history.



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Phi Psi Takes j
Hockey Crown
Chi Psi Suffers 4-1 Defeat
In Fraternity Finals ;
A speedy, powerful Phi Kappa Psi
sextet earned the title of Intramural
fraternity hockey champions for the
second time in as many years by a
decisive 4-1 victory over Chi Psi last
Phi Psi started the scoring in the
first period, when Bill Griffiths net-
ted the puck while Chi Psi's Bob
King rested in the penalty box. John
Neerkin made the score 2-0 with a
pretty shot from just inside the blue
line in the second frame.
In this period, Chi Psi's John Dux-
bury drew the only major penalty of
the year when Referees Essler and
Laforest decided he was guilty of
fighting. John Lillie of the State
Street outfit also drew a penalty, and
Chi Psi here put up a desperate de-
fense with only four men on the ice,
preventing Phi Psi from scoring.
Chi Psi started the third period
with a flashing 'attack led by Herb
Kilner and John Duxbury which
netted them a goal in the first few
minutes, but Phi Psi's power then
came to the fore, and before the clos-
ing whistle, they rang up two mark-
To Ralph Zimmerman went the
credit for the third Phi Psi goal
scored on a .pass from Bill Griffiths,
and defenseman Dave Barnett made
the final tally on a solo dash in the
last minute.
By virtue of last night's win, Phi
Psi will meet the Cougars, cham-
pionship independent outfit, next
week to decide the all campus chain-
pionship. I

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Indiana and Illinois, two of the Big
Ten cage teams whose playing has
contributed most to the rapid-fire'
changes in weekly standings continue
their unorthodox ways by ending
their seasons tonight.
The outcome of the contest at
Champaign means almost nothing as
far as final standings are concerned.
The Hoosiers have won three and
lost eight to date; the Illini have
four and seven on their ledger; they
are ninth and eighth places respec-
If Indiana wins they will tie the
Illinois men for eighth spot. If not
they will remain in ninth.
While both squads have shown
plenty at times, enough to record a
couple of upsets in the Conference,
both have faded appreciably since the
beginning of the season. Illinois' de-'
mise can be laid largely to the in-
eligibility of Boudreau and the sub-
sequent slump of Dehner. The
Hoosiers must blame their defense.
Offensive and defensive averages
based on the total scores this season,
rank them second in the former col-
umn but eighth in the latter.






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Goals Assists Total

DETROIT, March 3.-UP)-Another
obstacle in his attempt to climb the
pugilistic ladder confronts Jimmy
Adamick, sharp shooting young Mid-
land heavyweight, here Friday night
when he engages Natie Brown,
Washington, D.C. veteran, in a sched-
uled 10 round engagement. a
Brown, regarded as a fistic "cutie,"
earned the right to face Adamick
when he knocked out Lorenzo Pack,
Detroit battler, here recently.
A smart, cagy veteran, Brown does#
his fighting from a shell, seldom
giving his opponent a good shot at
his chin. The tactics proved success-
ful to a degree when he stayed 10
rounds with Joe Louis here several
years back.

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HOUGHTON, Mich., March 3--(A)
-Henry (Silent Hank) Pekkala, of
Hancock, one of Michigan- Tech's
leading goal-getters, tonight was
elected captain of next season's En-
gineer hockey team.

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