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THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE 'MR

PRESS PASSES

Varsity Drills
Running Plays,
Pass Defense

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Editor's Note: Here is this week's ex-
change column. The writer is Cliff
Jaffe sports editor of The Daily North-
western.
Evanston Embers .. .
By CLIFF JAFFE
EVANSTON, ILL., Nov. 10.-Hopes
for even a piece of the thor-
oughly-minced Big Ten pie gone with
a surprise Wisconsin defeat last week,
Northwestern's dazed grid warriors
will be out to roll up touchIowns
against Michigan Saturday in their
last Conference engagement of the
season.
The Wildcats, who were supposed-
ly title-bound after whipping Minne-
sota, have been practicing at Dyche
Stadium all week preparing to stop
the brilliant Wolverine stars. Tommy
Harmon, sophomore flash, will be
the target of the Wildcat football
volley. Make no mistake of that;
they'll be gunning for him.
To counter the flashy Michi-
gan attack, Coach Waldorf hopes
to spring a surprise Saturday and
send Erwin Madsen, sophomore
left half who showed plenty of
abifity against Wisconsin, into
the fray early. Ollie Halhnenstein,
another sophomore left half,
probably will also see his share
of action in relieving Jack Ryan,
regular at this position.
Replacing the feeling of exuber-
ance which has predominated all
year in Evanston, local rooters are in
a state of bewilderment this week.
What happened to our great line?
Why wasn't our backfield functioning
Saturday? We thought . be had re-
serve power? . . . These are some of
the questions Purple rooters ponder
over.
Coach Waldorf and his aides have
been hoping that the Wildcat let-
down against Wisconsin was merely
a. natural phenomenon, following a
Minnesota game. The same occured
two years ago when Northwestern
beat the Norsemen. They then let
down against Wisconsin. It can also
be noted that Northwestern played
sloppy ball the following week, too,
beating the same Michigan team
they face Saturday, 9 to 0.
FROM THIS CORNER, we feel that
Northwestern is a stronger team
than last week's defeat indicates.
Men 'like John Haman, center, and
Bob Voigts, tackle, are probable All-
Confernce choices. Michigan can-
not forget that Capt. Cleo Diehl, end;
Nick Cutlich, tackle, and Jack Ryan,
halfback, are other players who can
rise to the heights.
It is also believed that Bernie
Jefferson, giant Negro right half,
should have at least one sensa-
tional game in his system. This
game Saturday being his last in,
the Conference as a collegian, Big
Jeff might tear loose. He gavel
indication of that when he ripped
up 95 yards in racing to a touch-
down last week against Wiscon-
sin.
During the week, Northwestern's
eleven has gradually begun to for-
get the Badger uprising and concen-
trated on the Michigan game. The
seniors on the team-Voigts, Diehl,
Eby, Jefferson-are especially anxious
to stop the Michigan steam-roller to
the Big Ten title.
Fancy razzle-dazzle passing and
tricky running plays have been the
order of things at practices, and it is
likely that the fans who jam the sta-
dium Saturday will see a hurt North-

western team out to do something.
They might lose by two or three Fred Janke On Sidelines;
touchdowns, and then again, they Statistics Indicate Close
might win by several.

THOSE WILDCATS will be tough,
make no mistake of that. The line
composed of Diehl and Tom Eby,!
ends; Voigts and Nick Cutlich,
tackles; Hal Method 'and Don Guritz,
guards and Haman, center, is cap-
able of many offensive and defense
tricks. Dick Richards, lone sopho-
more starter, quarterback; Ryan and
Jefferson, halfs, and George McGurn,
fullback, round out a veteran team
determined to wipe out the stigma of
unexpected defeat.
. The psychological advantage
will be theirs. Michigan is cocky
and sure ater victories over Yale,
Pennsylvania, Illinois and Chi-
cago. The Purple have little to
lose, and much to gain. From
this corner, we see the game as a
standstill for the first half. Then
the fireworks will begin. We feel
safe in saying that the winning
team will' have to score at least
two touchdowns. If Michigan will
win they will have to score three.
Maybe its sentiment, or maybe its
a hunch, and then again it may be
that hours of pondering over record
books and form sheets are to be suc-
cessfully rewarded, but we picked
Northwestern .". . by not more than
six points.,
At any rate, it will' all be over when
the final score stands high on the
board above the jammed stands, just
as the sun sets on the stadium Sat-
urday. One team will have to win
We'll §ee you on the 50-yard line.
Sigs Trounce
P hi Gain, 11=0
Theta Xi And Acacia Are
Also Speedball Victors
The, field was narrowed to three
teams in the first division of the inter-
fraternity speedball league yesterday
as Theta Xi edged Alpha Tau Omega
8-7 in a" closely fought battle and as
Sigma Chi romped over Phi Gamma
Delta 11-0. The other team remaining
is Phi Deta Theta who next will play
ISigma Chi. The winner will meet The-
ta Xi for the championship next week.
The Sigma Chi's had an easy time
of it as they sifted through the leaky
defense to score goal after goal. Mean-
while the Sigma Chi back line kept
their goal out of danger by long-
booming punts far into the Phi Gam's
territory.
Jack Cooper led the winners in
scoring with two goals and a field
goal for a total of five points. Bill
Collette helped to make it a rout as
he added his four points to the total
for the day. Jack Cory and Blaz
Lucas each added a point to bring
the total to 11.
The favored Theta Xi team had
trouble with a stubborn A.T.O. aggre-
gation barely remaining on top by the
score of 8-7. The strong offense of
A.T.O. led by Bill Black who pushed
five counters over the goal line nearly
caught Theta Xi off balance.'
In the other speedball contest of
the day Acacia eliminated Delta
Upsilon from the second division play-
offs by defeating them 8-4. Starring
for the victors was Fred Seyfried who
was high scoring man of the day
with seven points.

Battle tomorrow
With the last full-time practice be-
fore the Northwestern game behind
them, in yesterday's lengthy drill
Coach Crisler concentrated on per-
fecting the execution of the plays to
be thrown against the Wildcats to-
morrow.
Starting things off in practice,
Coach Dickson explained the Wild-
cat pass plays to a reserve team.'
which, led by ,Dave Strong, tried to
penetrate the regular Wolverine ter-
ritory by means of an air attack.
Run Signal Drill
From this type of action, the
Michigan squad turned attention to
work on their own signals. Two com-
Aerial Attack Indicated
EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 10.-(P)-
A passing attack by Northwestern
against Michigan was indicated
clearly today when Coach Lynn
Waldorf put the Wildcats through
4 long aerial drill and announced
the squads' best receivers, Ted
Grefe. and Bob Daly, would start
against the Wolverines.
Grefe and Daly will replace
regulars Tom Eby and Capt. Cleo
Diehl. Paul Soper, Muskegon,
Mich., sophomore, was expected to
start in the-right half, signal call-
ing berth. The Wildcats will leave
Friday morning and spend the
night in Dearborn.
plete teams alternated in running
these plays against the reserve squad.
Tom Harmon and Paul Kromer
were filling the halfback posts, while
Forest Evashevski and Ed Phillips
completed this backfield. The forward
wall was composed of Smick and
Nicholson at ends,' Siegel and Smith
the tackles, while Brennan; Heik-
kinnen, and Kodros filled in the
guard and center positions respective-!
ly.
Janke Still Out
Captain Janke spent the afternoon
on the sidelines because of the stiff-
ness of his foot. The injury itself is
not serious but it requires more than
an average amount of time in order
to heal. Jack Meyer's knee was still
lame but with another day of rest both
he and Janke will be ready for Satur-
day's contest.
Going by statistics garnered against
other teams, the Wolverines and Wild-
cats are about as equal as any two
teams could possibly be after both
had met six different opponents.
Northwestern holds a narrow mar-
gin in the number of first downs
made against their rivals. Their op-
ponents have accounted for forty-
four first downs while the Wolverines
have been nicked by their rivals for
forty-five first downs.
In actual yards gained by rushing
the Wolverines have gained but twol

By TOM PHARES , tories this year and two blocked
"You ain't seen nothin' yet," says punts turned the trick. At New Haven
Mr. Siegel. Miller's punt from the end zone was
Now that statement coming from turned into a safety when Don's six
one Don Siegel prior to a Northwes-
tern football game is startling to say
the least. For the past two years,
Michigan's right (or is it left?) tackle
has really cut loose when it comes
Wildcat time.
Two years ago Don shared the spot-
light with Matt Patanelli in the Michi-
gan line as an inferior Wolverine
eleven rose up to battle the champion
Evanston squad on almost even terms
only to lose out 9-0. Last year Don
played perhaps the best game of his
career .at Dyche Stadium and as a
consequence, CBS announcer Ted
Husing made the name of Siegel a
by-word in every kitchen in America.
Can't Figure It Out
"I didn't put out any more for
that game than I did any other,""'..
Don declares, "but the weather was
nice and we were all pepped up."
What about tomorrow? "Well, I sure
want to beat that outfit and if we
really get in there and dig for 60 "You ain't seen Nothin' Yet
minutes we'll beat 'em by plenty."
And the chances are that Siegel feet four inches, 210 pounds crashed
will see 60 minutes of action against through the Yale defense, and in the
the Wildcats for the third consecutive Penn game last week, Don blocked
year. It may be at right tackle or left Reagan's punt from the five yard line
depending upon the condition of Capt. __
Fred Janke, but that's nothing new
to Don either. He has switched posi- Budoe Turns Pro
tions half a dozen times already this 17)
year, but right or left, he can still do For $75,001 Fee
the work when the occasion demands.
It was Siegel who made possible
both of Michigan's intersectional vic- NEW YORK, Nov. 10.--(P)-To the
utter astonishment of nobody, Don-
Red Wings Lose 2 To 1 ald Budge turned tennis prfessional
e fnid f ti $75000 and will oven

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To New York Americans
DETROIT, Nov. 10.-(P)-Scoring
twice in a space of 85 seconds in the
opening period, the New York Ameri-
cans downed the Detroit Red Wings
2 to 1 in a National Hockey League
game here tonight.
Both New York goals cane with
Eddie Wares of Detroit in the penalty
box. The first was scored by Lorne
Carr from 12 feet out on a double-
relay from Tommy Anderson and
Dave (Sweeney) Schriner. Stewart
hammered the second shot home from
close in to climax the second period.
Eddie Wiseman and Anderson were
credited with assists.
more than the Wildcats. Yet North-
western's opponents have made some
two hundred more against them than
Michigan's rivals have gained by
rushing the Wolverine forward wall..
To balance these figures, statistics
show that the Wildcats forward pass
defense is considerably better than
that of the Wolverines. Michigan has
gone over the two hundred yard mark
for penalties while Northwestern is
about an equal amount under that
figure.
As usual, the Wolverine line will be
lighter than their opponents' yet the
backfield will be heavier.

o ay IorU a y %J,UU IUwl yl
a long series of Aone-night stands
against Ellsworth Vines Jan. 3 at
Madison Square Garden.
Walter Pate, captain of the Ameri-
can Davis Cup team, announced
Budge already had $25,000 in his
pants pocket, representing the initial
payment. Promoter2 Jack Harris
agreed to pay the 23-year-old red-
head 25,000 additional slugs March 1,
and the final 25,000 at the close of
the tour.
There was a touching scene as the
United States Lawn Tennis Associa-
tion kissed Budge and the Davis Cup
goodbye. President Holcombe Ward
joined Pate in wishing Budge every
happiness.
Budge might have choked up com-
pletely if he hadn't had one hand on
the $25,000 check. He said he hated
to turn professional, that he would
have liked to play amateur tennis the
rest of his life, but that parental ob-
ligations forced his decision.
FROSH BASKETBALL
All freshmen basketball candi-
dates report for practice starting
7 p.m. Tuesday at Waterman Gym-
nasium. Bring your own equip-
ment.
Coach Ray Fisher

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