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Watson Cracks
Record In Shot
Big Bill Also Takes Second
In Discus Throw
(Continued from Page 1)
selves well in the distance medley but
North Texas State Teachers College
had much too much for any team in
the field. Mel Trutt, Indiana anchor



Turn Back The Clock. ..

THE BRITTLE, yellowed pages of
time creak As you thumb through
them. Your source is the Michigan
Daily, spring, 1901. Tabloid size, ads
on page one, the journals are filled
with stories of "Jack the Hugger,"
who preyed on the Michigan co-eds
nf fha dn~ d A f d .n iitinn~ l

.AS.SRice Shatters
ASS S . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. by Bud Benjamin ste ark
V LDistanc ar
to how the game ought to be played seemed dwarfed. The construction of through these storms and turbulent his big cigar and mumbled memoirs Breaks Two-Mile Record
in the east; that he is a hard, con- a $3,000,000 athletic plant, with facil- athletic seas, the firm hand of the of past greats in days gone by. I At Drake Relas'
scientious worker, with a happy fac- ities for 10 intercollegiate sports and "Old Man" steered a straight and have helped him escort visitors
ulty of inspiring a man to like his Isome 30 intramural activities, stand narrow course. At times the reefs
work just because he himself goes in as moot evidence of a marvelous ac- iseemed perceptibly closer, especially around his athletic plant and watched DES MOINES, Ia., Anril 28.-(/P)--
with that feeling." complishment. But they, like all in 1938 when an unsavory athletic as he pointed out every detail with Gregory Rice, barrechested Notre
things physical, will deteriorate and "situation" threatened to mar the boundless pride. Dame runner, sped to a record-
YOU THINK about that. The Yost depreciate as time moves on. heritage which he had fostered. But: All these pictures flash back today smash nicgtot e 30the enewaoif
of 1901-young, with a verve and even in these trying days, days which as I write of Fielding H. Yost, and rae ope e3 r enea of
enthusiasm, an irrepressible drive to N T SO with the other contribu- cut him more deeply than the aver- yet the most valued is the memory of the Drake elay Carnival today with-
move forward. He would work hard, tions. Like some living, growing age observer realized, it was always him walking across the greensward out opposition from hismid st rival,
he would emphasize fundamentals, thing, they will mature and ripen I "Meechegan" first, all other contig- of Memorial Stadium in Minneapolis Wlte Chaoionssn, Natis
he was ambitious, he was inspira- until they are a heritage at this Uni- encies, no matter how close the bond, llast October after we had lost that Collegiate Champion, passedup this
._.l,.. Phomninnf' m Ch nhn. d. r ,c.n n

man, had to fight for every inch ;ino ,. 1tineUay, ana o3:..a
holding second place safe against revolution which will institute the!
Schwarzkopf's closing bid as the Wol - teaching of economics and govern-
verilie foursome finished third. nen.


North Texas, the defending cham- You glance at the issue of Saturday, tional.
pions, won easily With Wayne Ride- April 6, 1901. The lead column strikes jrTomorrow, almost four decades lat-
out running a 3 '04.9 three-quarters your eye. "Yost In Charge .. birthday nd ngversory.eebrte
an rohrBlm a41 fnshn Michigan's New Head Coach In- itha and an anniversary. If there
and brother Blaine a 4,17 finishing spiresConfidence at Once-Will Be is a cake, there will be 68 candles in
mile, the boys from enton,exas, On nt ni it, 50 of which will also represent
won by around 110 yards in 10:11.5. Hare Only Until Spring Vacation,
The University of Pittsburgh got Returns Early in September," readsyea e aati wh
away to a flying start toward retain- the headline. You continue the collegiate athletics.
article: But not in mere time alone is to-
ing top honors as they Won the 440-
yard and sprint medley relays. They "Coach Yost said: 'I will drill the morrow Fielding H. Yost's day. The
got along without their Olympic men in the minor points of the game mere length is of slight importance.-
champion, John Woodruff, in win- such as catching the ball, falling on Tomorrow, it will be the contributions
ning the 440-yard final and then tie ball, and interference. I will be of the man that must be commem-
called Long John into action to an- back next fall very early as a new orated, for they stand as glowing
chor their sprint medley foursome in squad of men needs a lot of roughing monuments to his achievements.
a strikingly successful defense of its in.' Not all of them are physical. There
title. "Yost will try his own style of play is the matter of record, there is the
Pitt's margin of victory in the quar- ; Which proved so.successful with Kan- matter of prestige, and there is . the
ter-mile race was a matter of inches sas, Nebraska, and Stanford, at which matter of spirit, an intangible ideal-
over Cornell, with Xavier tof New schools he was head coach. ism which the "Old Man'' .includes
Orleans just a stride behind as Larry "Yost by his coaching of yesterday in his definition of "Meechegan."
Regoning, Pittsburgh sophomore, hit showed that he is a practical foot- Next to this spiritual entity, the
the tape.in :42.3. ball:player, with no high notions as physical, contributions of the man

versity. second.
Long after the buildings have HE SPIRIT which he has irje ted
grown grey with age, you will hear Tinto the men who wear the
of his first five teams, the famous .
"Point-a-Minute" elevens, probably Maize and Blue are an ethical part of
the finest in the history of football. the man. He will lean back in the big
From 1901 to 1905, these teams chair in his office and tell you about
played 54 games without a loss and fair play, competitive honesty, guts,
scored 2,821 points to their opponents' and a code of sportsmanship, and
12. For 25 autumns, the lanky and despite your cynicism about such
lean Yost twanged out his orders matters, his words ring with a sin-
with the Tennessee drawl. Always cerity and passionate conviction that
his insight was keen, his judgment can never be doubted. This is the
precise, his results extraordinary. Michigan that he loves to talk about.
Athletics, chiefly football, grew and I have seen this man talk to
developed during those years. By 1921, alumni banquets for an hour and a
when the "Old Man" stepped into half. I have seen him bursting with
the athletic director's office, they enthusiasm after a Michigan victory.
were not only an integral part of I have seen him standing with a
almost every institution but in some group of laborers at the side of the
cases threatened to break their bonds Union describing the way "Old 81"
like some unwieldy Frankenstein and worked in 1905. I have sat in his office
degenerate into a big business. But and listened intently while he chewed

heartbreaking 7 to 6 game to Minne-
His hair was mussed, his cigar was
falling apart, his tie was open, but
he was smiling:
"Weren't they great," he shouted
as I approached. "Weren't they just
Quits School For Baseball
LOS ANGELES, April 28.-( P)-
Comedian Joe E. Brown disclosed to-
day his athletic son, Joe L. Brown,
has withdrawn from the University of
California at Los Angeles, where he
played football as a sophomore last
fall, and now is a minor executive
with the Chicago White Sox base-
ball interests, stationed in Lubbock,
Texas. .

Conegiate .ampon w o passet up
this race.
Running withou; the challenge of
a rival clinging to his heels, Rice
whizzed across the finish line 50
yards ahead of Gilbert Dodds of
Ashland College, Ashland, Ohio, in
9:10, to clip six tenths of a second
off the Drake record hung up by Don
Lash of Indiana three years ago.
The crack sprint medley team of
Rice Institute, .Houston, Texas, low-
ered the meet record for the event
by covering the distances of 440, 220,
220, and 880 yards in 3:25,1, knock-
ing two tenths of a second off the
record hung up by another quartet
of runners from the same school a
year ago.
With FredaGc Wolcott, regarded as
the nation's premier hurdler, run-
ning as anchor man, another Rice
relay team equalled the meet record
I in the preliminaries.

____ _

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