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THE MICHIGAN DAILY THURsDAYJAp 8 13

Michigan Pueksters Play Miners In Mythical State

Title

Tilts

Weak Sisters ***ed: "Don't bother Ray. it looks like
- + you're a real jinx." Ray, it may be
OFILLINOIS first three cage op- remebered, nursed the Wolverines last
ponents-,Indiana, Michigan and year when they fell short of a title ..
Purdue- the Bloomington Hoosiers He appended to his wired story Mon-
were pegged as ethe weak sisters of day night: "Guess I'm not so good
the trio, and somehow the Big Ten anymore. Am going back to thc
didn't seem quite the same with thejeey unssI'sser"
maubdp . esspecially since te Ray's love for basketball runs
didn't play the Wolverines. L.ast to ludicrous extremes. In Cleve-
night, the poor Hoosiers, who wear land when Hlank Luisetti and the
flamboyant sweatshirts and upturned Stanford Indians were on tap to
hat -rims, ala collegiana, when travel- play Duquesne, the Goodman
ing, engaged Illinois, and while sym- hopped in a cab and thinking
pathizers waited for news of their he was in Ann Arbor, barked to
rout, knocked the Illini cocked hat for
a 51-46 overtime loop. Now, once
again all is calm in fecund Indiana akInAto
dribble circles.
hIt requires but little acumen-
hnce we qualiy - to predc
that any favorite is subject to a ::::
sudden reversal in this wide open
cage game. Illinois held a 41-34
advantage in the second half
when Juinie Andres and Bob
Johnson started their long-dis-
tance popping. And presto! II.- :*::.::.::.:
linois was licked. Coach Doug
Mills drew a schedule stinger -
when he found Indiana, Michi-
gan and Purdue coming up in the
first week of play, and it's safe to S
guess his Indians will drop either
the Wolverine or Boilermarker
tilt. Two setbacks this early in j
the season is. a terrific handi-
cap and may mark finis to the a
Illini chances to repeat. Any-
how, Capt. Loule Boudreau, "the
Flying Frenchman," et al ought ~''
to know late Monday night
whether it's to be encomiums or 6
ebony crepe.
Goodman Again . . -
WHEN RAY GOODMAN, basket-
ball bug No. 1, who filed the
Butler game for the Daily after a a
year of journalistic inactivity, strode
into the Michigan locker room after
the game, he was painfully disap- Leo Beebe, Michigan's capable
pointed. A true alumnus, Ray felt guard, is recovering from a hip in-
bitterly about having his alma mater jury incurred, in Monday night's
beaten right in his own front yard, Butler game but will be in good
Indianapolis. He dropped the re- shape for the week-end invasions of
mark that he'd be here for the Il- Illinois and Ohio State. Leo's a
- -.-. lfl4r tt d, j iAn ~ n

. Foster To Seek
Irvin isago Standrdizn-g
7h1d7vr "T Of asebal 9 Fist Rules

of a uniform system of point-scoring; house," said Foster- "Maliy boys
(5) cooperation of all countries on fighting now as amateurs really are
suspensions or other disciplinary semi-professionals; in fact some are
measures: and <6) better control of as good as 60 per cent of the pro-
amateur boxing, to eliminate "boot- fessionals.
leg" promotion and semi-profession- "Things have gone to ridiculous
alism. lengths. I know of one instance whez e
Foster criticized the Amateur Ath- the prize for an amateur bout was
letic U.nion of the United States for one potato, redeemable at the box-
alleged failure properly to control office for $'7.50. It's all right to pay
amateur boxing. a boy legitimate expenses but why
"It's time for the A.A.U, to clean all this masquerade and subterfuge?"

game!" The bus wound up in
front of the Arena, Goodman
burst out, dashed to the boxof-
ticc, bought a reserved seat and,
when s'ituated, found himself
watching-a hockey game! Hours
later he read of Luisetti's 50-
roint performance, n o e

,NEW YORK, Jan. 5.-A~)-Plans to
bring some order out of chaos in the
prze-fight sn essn, fro an inter-
today by Edward C. Foster of Provi-
dence, R:I., executive secretary of
the National Boxing Association.

con oefuly iade ateFoster, a wealthy importer who has
Ieen instrumental in removing many
causes of confusion from the Amern-
Hoosier Haak . . . can fistic scene, will present a stan-
COACH CLIFF KEEN's furrowed dardization program to the Inter-
brow suggests he's 'worried about national Boxing Conference sched-
the Indiana wrestling meet Satur- uled at Rome, Italy, beginning April
day night. Without preliminaries,

the grapplers take on "Billy" Thom's
veteran squad and it's a large order
off the bat. Keen has been forced, to
scour his 175-pound ranks for a pos-
sible heavyweight to cope with big
Bob Haak, the grimacing Hoosier
strong man, such is the paucity of
behemoths among the Michigan can-
didates since Butch Jordan quit
school and Jim Lincoln failed to re-
port.
Co-Capt. Earl Thomas doesn't
share his coach's pessimism. "We
have strong men where they're
weak and vice versa," (emniented
Earl. That should make it a wvell-
balanced tussle.
Keen believes the new rules of-
awarding points will radically alter
the wrestling game, and if it can be
arranged will present an exhibition
between halves of Monday night's
Ohio State basketball game . . . to
illstrtethe changes ..
FaltafianFulmin alltons
PeltDr.LisgorAgain
My dear Colonel L.,
It has been some time since the
spirit last moved me to inscribe a
note to you. I think that your feeble
efforts at sports prognostication dur-
ing the late, lamented football sea-
son are now unhappy memories of a
dreary past, so let me turn to .more
invigorating possibilities.
I understand, Regent L., you and
certain colleagues of yours in various
departments of the "Daily," quondam

Chief among the proposals on
which it is hoped to obtain interns-
tional agreement are: (1) appoint-
ment of an international committee
to decide on world champions, to
eliminate present confusion; (2)
adoption of a universal "no-foul"
rule; (3) requirement that all title
matches be at 15 rounds: (4) adoption
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January: must by necessity be referred to in
6, Michigan Tech, at Ann Arbor the vulgate) comes Thursday after-
8, Michigan Tech. at Ann Arbor noon at four. Though I hesitate to
12, Univ. of Minn., at Minneapolis disrupt my tea-time meditations on
14,' Univ. of Minn. at Minneapolis matters of great world moment, let
22. Sarnia Imperial Hockey Club, me assure you that amongst the spec-
at Ann Arbor. tators watching the farce at Betsy
February: Barbour tennis court I shall stand
12, Ontario Ag. College at Ann Ar<Jbor out in a brilliance of observational
16, Gait A.C. or Paris A.C., Ann Arbor comment.
19, U. of W. Ontario at London, Ont. II hear this game is to be played
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March: nothing barred. Good luck, Comptrol-
2, Mich. Tech. at Houghton ler L., I hope you get the black eye
5, Univ. of Toronto at Ann Arbor Iand broken rib your football predic-
10, U. of Illinois at Champaign tions predicate. Anticipatorily yours,
12, Chatham A.C. at Ann Arbor. FALSTAFF.

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