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Aougers Place Four Men

On All-Star Hockey

Team

-LINESI
By IRVIN LISAGOR -
Chicago Pot Pourri .. .
A TOUCH of laryngitis, the reces-
sion and staff considerations
combined to prevent this corner from
its Chicago hearth,dand the several
Conference meets during the past
week-end. But in the octopus man-
ner, we had tentacles on the scene-
and last night found our drawer bulg-
ing with aside lines ... .
Preparation to launch this
piece with Caesar's Gallic salu-
tation, "Veni, Vidi, Vici," went
for naught when the swimming
results came across the wire to
barely make a deadline. But
neither Matt Mann nor Wolver-
ine partisans expected Kirar,
Haynie et al, to defeat Mike
Peppe's powerful Ohio State
squad, which twice defeated
Michigan in dual meets this sea-
son. Two Big Ten champion-
ships out of three is enough any-
how to put the quietus on those
inclined to chide us for that
"Champions of the West" line in
the victory chant. If Fritz Crisler
can perform a Betsey Ross on the
bedraggled football pennant,
Michigan's stock, and that of Di-
rector Yost's cigar maker, will
rise accordingly.
Charley Hoyt didn't, of course,
reckon with the amazing collapse of
Indiana's middle distance and dis-
tance strength, but with character-
istic lack of verbal display, he knew
his squad had enough balance and
well-distributed power back of the
tape-breakers to win. Consider that
13 Michigan men contributed to the
Wolverine point total, only two of
them gaining firsts. Ohio State and
Iowa each boasted seven point-get-
ters, while Wisconsin and Indiana
had five. Wisconsin, the runner-up,
had four first places.
Cliff Keen, unable to under-
stand the widespread lack of
campus interest in wrestling,
must feel compensated for the
Daily's laxity in publicizing his
sport. A Conference title is some-
thing to work on ...
Peppe Gets A Duck...
Ohio State's swimming champion-
ship was the first it has ever attained,
brought on a spasm of jubilation
which resulted in the Buckeye. mer-
men hurling their mite mentor, Mike
Peppe into the pool, clothes and all.
Peppe good-naturedly obliged with a
comical exhibition that delighted on-
lookers no end' ... Indiana, Chicago
and Purdue failed to place a man in
the finals. . Capt. Ed Kirar climaxed
a brililant career in Big Ten circles
with the only individual record-
breaking feats of the entire festivi-
ties, departed from the tank owner
of new marks in both the 50-and 100-
yard races with a :52.8 and :23.3
time respectively . . . Ovation given
Kirar and Coach Mann before the
meet started seemed louder than any
other, according to our unbiased in-
former . . . Kirar and Haynie were
the only double winners, both re-
tained titles they won in '37 ...
LACHRYMOS NOTE
Dick Squire, phio half -miler
who failed to qualify in his fa,
vored event, found himself a
bench after the race and released
his inhibitions with copious tears
. .. Michigan's Harold Davidson,
who almost qualified in the 880
but fell short, approached the
mourning Buckeye and barked:
"Move over, Squire, I want to sit
down and cry with you.. ."
Norm Purucker, forced into
several wagers by this depart-

ment's revelation that he was
taking 3 to 1 that he'd gain a
point in the sprints, refused to
rationalize his failure to qualify
for the finals ...Said Purucker
of his rivals: "They ran like
hell. What could I do?".
PATERNAL RIB
After Gib James had missed about
five sizzling shots in Saturday night's
hockey game against Paris, he re-
turned to the bench, where his fath-
er, W. E. James-who drove from Ot-
tawa to watch Gib and Spike in ac-
tion-handed him a pair of eyeglasses
. And Gib is now wondering if his
father wasn't having his little joke . .
* * *
An Indianapolis Impresario, ang-
ling for a world's professional bas-
ketball championship next year,
wants to sign, among others, Pur-
due's Jewell Young, Johnny Wooden,
and Bob Kessler; Indiana's Jim Birr,
and Jake Townsend of Michigan ...
Junie Andres, Hoosier cage star who
now holds the individual scoring rec-
ord for a single game, claims he was
suffering from a bad cold when he
netted the 30 points against; Illinois.
I-M BASKETBALL
The Church St. Chumps will play
Cartmill's Farmers and Zone 7 led by1

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League Titits GG
Take Majority __
Of Ist Honors
Fresh men Beat'
Zimmerman Of Phi Psi
And Kilner Of Chi tsi a Badger Track
Complete The Team Team, 58-46
The Cougars, winners of the all-
'ampus hockey title, virtually mon- Paced by Jack Leutritz, a double
>polized the all-star team by placingwPadbyauKrLerit urne
four men on the first team. inner ad Pul Kromer, w ned
in record equaling time in winning
Norm Anderson of the Cougars, a the 60 yard dash, the Michigan yearl-
member of this year's freshmen ing team won its second telegraphic
hockey team, was awarded the center meet victory of the year Saturday, de-
oost on the squad while his team- feating Wisconsin 58-46.
mates had a strong grip on the de-f Leutritz' time was :52.1 in the 440
fence posts. Hugh McCormick and and he was followed home by Phil'
Balyeat and Hank Beale of Ken
First Team Doherty's squad to give Michigan a
Herb Kilner, Chi Psi . . ......L.W. clean sweep in this event. The dur-'
Ralph Zimmerman, Phi Psi .R.W. able Leutritz also finished fast to'
Norm Anderson, Cougars .....C. annex the 880 yard run in the credit-
Hugh McCormick, Cougars .R.D. able time of 2:01.3.
John Maythew, Cougars .....L.D. Kromer Ties Record
Herb Raskin, Cougars ...... Goal Kromer, who last week just missed
Second Team. tying 'Sam Stoller's 60 yard dash
Tom Fagan, Hiawatha ...... L.W. record of :06.3, succeeded in breast-
Geo. Finnegan, Hiawatha ... R.W. ing the tape in just that time Sat-
Bill Griffiths, Phi Psi .........C. urday to win the event for Michigan.
Bob Thornton, Cougars .....R.D. One of the most encouraging fea-
Dave Barnett, Phi Psi ........L.D. tures of the meet according to Coach
Pat Conger, Sigma Phi .... Goal. Doherty was the showing of the mil-
Spares: Jim Talman, Sigma ers. "Saginaw Joe" Daniels, follow-
Phi; John Duxbury, Chi Psi; Jim ing in the footsteps of his fellow
Lovett, Trigon; Gil Samuelson, townsman, Ralph Schwarzkopf, low-
Cougars; and Bob Chadwick, ered his time to 4:30 as he easily won
Cougars. the mile. Art Cline was close be-
hind to give the Wolverines a com-1
John Maythew were the defensemen manding margin in this event. E
and Herb Raskin, who won his num- Badgers Sweep Two Mile
erals with the yearling squad as a Jeff Hall won the 65 yard high
goalie last year, was the league's best hurdles but Michigan was forced to
at that position. content itself with a second and third
Herb Kilner, another member of in the lows as Wisconsin's Altheimer
this year's frosh ice squad, was the scissored over the stick in :07.4 to
lone Chi Psi representative on the win the race.
all-campus team and Ralph Zimmer- The Wolverines' weakness in the
man, a numeral winner last year with two mile was again in evidence as
Raskin and a defenseman on the run- the Badger forces swept all three
ner-up Phi Psi team, was shifted to placesin that event.
the right wing position because of his With the exception of the high
scoring ability. jump which was won by Don Can-
The second team was made up o ham with Ralph Pyszy'nski second
TheFasan ndteore Finnemadnuof the Dohertymen took it on the nose
Tom Fagan and George Fngn fin the field events. The pole vaulters
the Hiawatha Club, Bill Griffithsitld ve ntherdot vaute
and Dave Barnett of Phi Psi, Pat' pulled a second and third out of the
Cnder ofDSigmaePhB arnetBobPhorn-,fire but Wisconsin took down win,
Conger of Sigma Phi and Bob Thorn- place, and show in the broad jump,
ton^ of the Cougars. and Bob Hook was forced to accept
The selections were made by Ref- I a third in the shot put.
erees Tom Laforest and Chuck Essler.-, Indiana Next
The scoring list was headed by An- The one mile relay team cut its
derson with 12 points. He was fol- time down to 3:31 which was good
lowed by Zimmerman and Fritz Rad- enough to win the event from the
ford of Kappa Delta Rho with 8 and Badgers.
5 points respectively. Coach Doherty expressed satisfac-#
tion with the much improved per-
formance of the team as a whole and
They ; is pointing the boys for the Indiana
' Matt Mann Much; meetdnext Saturday. Indiana is re-
putedl the strongest, freshman team
Mat Mann in the Conference and is favored to
hand the Wolverinestheir first'set-
back of the year.

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Star Hurdler _
To Mix Track
With Baseball
Coaches Hoyt And Fisher
Both Approve Elmer's
Spring Dual Role
Elmer Gedeon. Michigan's pheno-
menal hurdler, yesterday decided to
combine outdoor track with baseball
this Spring, after consulting with
Coaches Charley Hoyt and Ray
Fisher.
Gedeon 'sdecision solves a dilemma
which has harried him for several
weeks, and which, because of its im-
portance in his athletic scheme, had
provoked more than a little campus
interest.
A few weeks ago, the blonde Cleve-
land junior definitely committed him-
self to baseball, a sport in which
he harbors professional aspirations.
But his hurdling successes, increasing-
ly brilliant in every indoor engage-
ment, aroused doubts in his mind
as to whether he was pursuing the
proper course.
Consequently Gedeon devised a
spring program whereby he might

Records Fall And Hearts Are Broken

In Grueling Conference

Track Meet

Another Big Ten championship
track meet, replete with broken rec-
ords and broken hearts, slipped into
the limbo of athletic history Satur-
day night in the University of Chi-
cago Field House.
Exultation and bitter dejection
were there as plainly as the sharp
odor of rubbing alcohol and sweat.
No Western Conference track meet
would be complete without it.
No One Certain
Saturday night's meet, like the 27
indoor battles that had preceded it,
Matmen Finally
Be a t Hoosiers
Big Ten Wrestling Crown
Is First Since 1929
By NEWELL McCABE
The atmosphere has changed. Up
in the second story loft, where Coach
Cliff Keen and his Wolverine wrest-
lers have been working since last fall,
the tense feeling that prevailed since
their intial defeat by the Hoosiers
has been alleviated.
Last Saturday night the Michigan
matmen won the Conference titl
when they nosed out their old rivals,
the Hoosiers of Indiana, by a score
of 28 to 25. Although finishing near
the top for the past nine years, this is
Ste first time since 1929 that they
have been able to take top honors.
Speicher Gets Revenge
In winning the title three Wolver-
ines came home with individual
championships. Co-captain J o h n
Speicher, in his opening match, got

was a bitterly fought affair with no the 880 Dick Squire of Ohio State,
champion sure of his place, no fa- figured a sure shot to place well
vorite sure to come through. up, failed to reach the finals.
Michigan rode to victory on com- The 440 finals saw Harley How-
bined efforts of a superbly coached ells, Buckeye favorite, running sec-
and conditioned team. But not even l ond to a dark horse, Carl Teufel of
the elation over a team victory could Iowa. Howells was running with a
alleviate the disappointment of part badly strained muscle and probably
of Michigan's team. The fate of Stan shouldn't have been in the race. Bill
Kelley is a case in point. Gragg of Illinois, credited with the
The fans saw a smooth hurdler shot-put efforts second only to Big
lash out over the timbers on Friday Bill Watson, wound up fifth, three feet
night to win from the defending off his usual form.
champion Jack Robinson of Illinois. m
Saturday night they saw the same i When Should I
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heat-up to the last hurdle where- Borrow Money?
some quirk caused him to trip and
roll to the track-out of the finals It is sensible to borrow money
while Elmer Gedeon went on to win when it is either necessary or
and timbertoppers whom Kelley had advantageous. Here are a few
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Robinson was third. sound judgmentC:
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When Wisconsin's Walter Mehl
flashed out of a pack of two-milers
to pass Indiana's Jim Smith andl
Ralph Schwarzkopf of Michigan and
win in record time, where was Tom-
my Deckard, slight Hoosier distance
runner, whose record had placed him
either first or second in the pre-
meet predictions?
Tommy was just inside the money
in fifth place and tiring fast. Still
half sick, he had run 'a blistering
mile and finished just behind Chuck
Fenske as the flying Badger rolled
home with a new Big Ten record.
Doubles Too Much
Jimmie Smith, Indiana's Negro dis-
tance star, had finished fifth in the
mile only to be disqualified. He was
tired in the two-mile and the half
was too much for even his powerful
legs as it was for his teammate Bill
Miller who tried to put Indiana in
the team championship with a double
in the 440 where he was third and
the 880 where he was far back in
sixth.
The prelims deprived other com-
petitors besides Stan Kelley of a
chance to compete in the finals.
George Halcrow, Chicago's bril-
liant quarter miler and outdoor
champion, found the pace too much
for him after a seige of illness. In

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As swim Maestro Matt Mann has
said before and would probably say
again on request, "They may beat
Matt Mann, but they won't ever beat
him much. My boys and I will al-
ways be close to the top." Matt is
right. Ohio State didn't beat him
much.
The Bucks have spent years trying
to beat the irrepressible Englishman
and his charges and even after they
succeeded in nudging him off his
Conference tank throne, they still
couldn't top the two greatest pro-
ducts of his coaching genius, Tom
Haynie and Ed Kirar.
The "Mighty Moose and "Tireless
Tom" stole the show. Kirar cut the
New Trier pool to pure foam as he
knocked off two new records in one

Record Crowd
To Invade I-M
fT t
'At Open HouseI
The I-M Open House which will be:
held at the Intramural Building to-I
morrow night will offer a diversifiedI
program that promises to bring out!
a crowd of over 5,000.
For basketball fans there will beE
plenty of action with finals being run
off in three leagues. Champions in
the Fraternity A Ieague, Fraternity B
league, and Independent league will
be determined, the first game startingj

" "'' revenge "over "Two-Bit" Myers of
Indiana, conference title holder for
.;:the past two years. In his semi-
final bout the Michigan co-captain
'ranagainst an equally hard oppon-
ent in sophomore Dave Hanson of the
Gophers, but he. also met defeat in
{ :{the hands of "Spike."
Harland Danner, who was runner
ELMER GEDEON up last year in the 165 pound class,
came through with flying colors and
compete in a dual meet against Illi- annexed the 155 pound title this year.
nois in the Big Ten Outdoor meet Before reaching the finals and taking
without interfering materially with the championship, the Michigan jun-
Coach Fisher's diamond schedule. The ior had given the home team two
Illini meet would be held the same points by virtue of pins over his pre-
day as a baseball game with Indiana liminary opponents.
but Elmer felt he could easily run Sophomore Comes Through
the hurdle race, change into a. base- Michigan's third title came when
ball uniform and be ready for the sophomore Don Nichols took the 175
Hoosier tilt in fine shape. !pound title. After winning a point
A non-Conference ball game with with a pin in his initial bout, the
Notre Dame conflicts with the Big 1sophomorewon the title by a win
ten meet, on May 20-21 but again over Mutter of Illinois in the finals.
Elmer counted upon Fisher's coopera- , Paul Cameron finished his career
tion in excusing him from that com- as a Wolverine matman when he end-
bat to accompany the thinclads to Co- ed up in third place in the 126 pound
lumbus. class. Losing to Duffy of the 'Hoo-
With his program in hand, Gedeon siers, who won the championship, and
wa sstill fearful that his coaches Sapora of Illinois, last year's title
might frown him down. But after he holder, "Cammey" gave the Wolver-
climaxed his brief collegiate hurdling ine a precious point with a pin in
competition with an American record - the consolation matches.
tying :08.6 for the 70-yard high hur- Co-captain Earl Thomas continued
dles in the Conference meet Saturday, to add points to the Wolverine's score
he decided to broach his plan.. whne he captured third place at 135
And contrary to the recent infer- pounds, and at the same time picked
ences that Michigan's coaches weren't-1 up another point with a pin. Harold
cooperative, both Fisher and Hoyt Nichols lost a tough match to Fin-
preadily agreed to permit Gedeon to wall of Chicago but he also took a
compete in both sports, since that was show position by' pinning Ferguson
his choice. It means he will miss the of N.U. in his first match.
Penn Relays and a dual meet with
Ohio State in track, and a ball game
against Notre Dame. LEARN
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of the greatest exhibitions that ever at 8:30.j
washed records 'off the Big Ten books. Four bouts are on tap for followers'
Haynie paddled along without per- of boxing. Top bout on the card is
ceptible effort to win both the 220 and the Cedric Sweet vs. Stan Cox fracas.
440, without trying to break any rec- Sweet is Ann Arbor Golden Gloves
ords. He could afford to fool around champ in the heavyweight division.
and take it easy. He holds both marks The bouts will be fought in a ring
anyway but he had the spectators which will be constructed on one of
chewing their fingernails to the sec- the basketball courts on the main
ond knuckle. floor so that all will have an oppor-j
Matt personally robbed his arch- tunity to witness the action. The
rival, Mike Peppe, of a large part of first bout will get under way at 7:45.
the thunder that goes to the winning Squash offers another interesting
coach. His fog-horn voice and tooth- bit of competition as Leroy Weir
displaying smile made a hit with the meets John Reindell, former Univer-
fans that a vaudevillian swimming sity student, as the result of a last
act on the part of Mike at the end of minute change in the program. Weir
the meet did little to dispel. is present Michigan state champion
The Bucks figure on retaining their and runner-up for the National Title,
new crown next year. Jim Patterson, while Reindell was state champion
their fine diver is the only senior to last year.
depart and to compensate they have, In addition Varsity squads will give
it is rumored, a red hot frosh team. swimming, diving, and golf exhibi-
maybe so. Just the same "They tions and finals in All Campus squash,
won't beat Matt Mann much." wrestling, and fencing will be run off.

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