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Swimmers, Cagemen Face Conference

Foes Here




Unbeaten Iowa
Team Invades
Michigan Pool
Hawkeyes Hold Victories
Over Illini, Gophers;
Skinner In Exhibition
(Continued from Page 1)

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turned in times of 1:36, 1:37.7 and
1:38.1 over the speedy 20-yard course
while Beebe has done 1:38.5 and
1:38.1 over the slower 25-yard dis-
The Hawkeye medley relay team is
also one of Coach Armbruster's fortes.
Against Minnesota the trio composed
of Armbruster, Poulos, and Wenstrom
churned the 300-yards in 2:55.1. This
time, however, over the short course
is not so good as the 2:56.8 that Beebe,
John Sharemet and Tommy Williams
turned in over the long course against
the Eli.
Besides Wenstrom, the Iowa squad
will depend on Walter Bareisa and
Nick Karaffa for its free style sprint-
ing duties. This'trio will encounter
Charley Barker, the National Colleg-
iate champion, and Bill Holmes in
the 50-yard distance. In the century
they will take on Gus Sharemet, the
sophomore sensation, along with John
Gillis and Ed Hutchens.
Poulos and Karaffa will swim in
the breastroke event for the Hawk-
eyes along with Dwight Johnson,
while Matt Mann will use his two
Johns, Sharemet and Haigh.
In the 220-yard free style, veteran
Jim Welsh and .sophomore Tommy
Williams will swim against Ahlgren
and Dotson along with Ed Gerber
from Iowa while Welsh and Blake
Thaxter will match strokes with this
same trio over the quarter mile dis-
'Armbruster brought only one of his
divers with the squad, Leo Biedrzy-
ski, who will hold the Hawkeye fort
against the Wolverine duo of Jack
Wolin and' Strother "T-Bone" Mar-
As an added attraction tonight,
Jim Skinner, Michigan's freshman
breaststroke sensation, will attempt to
lower the 100-yard pool mark of 1:03.1
that he set at the annual Swim Gala
last November.


Bennie Turns 'Gag' Man..'
BEFORE LONG they might be calling Bennie Oosterbaan the sage of the
hardwood. Back in the days when he used to play a little basketball on
his own hook, Bennie was the slowest man on the court. That is, he was
slow until he started to move-at which time he was as fast as a door
7;nder lock and key.
At times Ooosterbaan has been called the laziest man in Michi-
gan. Certain of his friends, however, object to this; they would
limit it to eastern Michigan. But be that as it may, Oosterbaan can
move into action with his tongue as well as with his legs.
For instance, he was talking about how moisture, in cold weather,
would form on the Field House roof, condense to form liquid pools on the
floor and then unwittingly, basketball players would slip on them. "Kinda
like the J-Hop?" inquired some socialite.
"Yea, kinda," replied Bennie, "except that at the J-Hop it was
probably liquid within that caused the falls."
To continue the Oosterbaan legend: Someone asked him how North-
western's Dick Klein looked.
"Well," said Bennie, somewhat ruefully, "it all depends on what
night you see him."
Note: Klein scored 24 points against Michigan last Saturday.
He must have been an All-American then.
Ohio State has a shot putter. This Ohio State shot putter's name is
George Simmons. This Ohio State shot putter whose name is George
Simmons has put the shot over 45 feet. Now it is not remarkable that
Ohio State has a shot putter, or that a shot putter be named George Sim-
mons or even that he can throw that thing better than 45 feet. But this lad
is only 161 pounds of matter. That throws something light on the subject.
*** *
CORNERSTONES: Fritz Crisler is considering the possibility of the foot-
ball team's flying to the coast next year to meet California ...It -
pends pretty much upon whether or not it saves enough time to make the
added expense worth while and then whether or not parental permission for
the players can be obtained . .. Ed Czak, varsity gridder, is playing intra-
mural hockey these days for the Shamrocks and is reported as running
true to his football form . . . That is, he was an end on the football team
and now spends most of his ice time on the same position . . . Bill Hapac's
new Big Ten scoring record of 34 points was made on the same floor on

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ink Uncertain
Starter Against
Maroons Seeking Initial
Conference Win; Rae
Hampered By Injury
(Continued. from Page 1)
feats might give the Maroons some
much needed confidence.
Added to this is the fact that Chi-I
cago has been an in-and-out team
since the season opened. It held
powerful Illinois to a one point vic-
tory as it lost 33-34, but bowed 41-27
to a weak Iowa court squad, which,
Michigan trounced 47-38.
Both basketball experts and Maroon
Coach Nelson Norgren figured, before
the season started, that Chicago with
its fairly well-balanced squad of vet-
erans and newcomers, which gave the
Midway lads a team averaging better
than six feet, should take a first divi-
sion berth this season.
Instead it has lost all six of its
Conference starts and is over-due for
a victory. Tonight will provide an
excellent opportunity for Chicago to
start winning, and it is up against
a team that will gain nothing by com-
ing out ahead, but will be under pres-
sure to do so, for to lose means con-
siderable loss of prestige.
Not only is Michigan's starting five
in doubt but so is that of the Maroons,
since Coach Norgren has been con-
stantly shuffling his players about in
an effort to snap them out of their
However, as Coach Oosterbaan stat-
ed that regardless of whether the
-Chicago outfit uses a zone defense,
man-to-man defense, or anything else
its coach might have concocted, the
fans will see a giant outfit that will
scrap all the way, and Michigan must
again resort to the clever fighting
play of which it is capable to win.
Probable Line-Up

(Continued from Page 1)
testants will be Michigan's Al Smith.
Bud Piel, Al Thomas, and Carl Cul-
ver; Conference champion Myron
Piker of Northwestern; Ohio State'sE
new Negro flash, Ralph Hammond,
who ran a 6.1-second 60 recently:
Notre Dame's football player-sprint-
er; and a veritable host of other fine
The low hurdles finds Kelley de-
lending his title against a field that
includes teammates Jeff Hall and Al
Thomas; Indiana's great Roy Coch-
ran; and Ohio State's sophomore
Al Kurnat. With the substitution of
Sherman Olmstead for Thomas,
these men will also compete in the
high hurdles.
Breidenbach In 300
The 300-yard dash finds Warren
Breidenbach facing the strongest
field he will have to race until the
Conference meet. Cochran, Ohio's,
Capt. Jack Sulzman, and Illinois'
Cap.t Wilmur McGown will be en-
deavoring to stop the march of Mich-
igan's junior star.
Don Canham will unlimber his
high-flying legs against such jump-
ers as Notre Dame's Ted Leonas and
Michigan State's Walter Arrington.
After Canham's recent showing here
when he set a new Field House rec-
ord, he is expected to bring home a
new mark in the Relays.
In addition, Doherty has entered
Brad Heyl and Bill Ackerman in the
1500-meter run, Bob Hook and Tom.
Lawton in the shot put, Carl Culver

Woh'erine Tracwisien Favorites
To Lead Field In Illinois Relays

in the broad jump, and Dave Cush-
ing, Charlie Decker, and Jack Mc-
Master in the pole vault.
The substitution of Ed Barrett for
Heyl in the four-mile relay makes
even stronger the team which won
the event last year, for Schwarzkopf,
Jack Dobson and Karl Wisner are all
back for the defense of their joint
Strong Medley Team
The medley relay draws Michigan's
next strongest bid for a relay cham-
pionship, with Bob Barnard, Dye
Hogan, Tommy Jester and Schwarz-
kopf running the 440, 880, three-
quarter mile and mile, respectively.
The Wolverines, second last year, ap-
pear capable of dethroning the de-
fending Missouri team.
Despite the fact that two of its
members are only beginning to round
into shape, the mile relay team may
whip the rest of the field, though the
entries of Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio
State may prove too strong for a
weakened quartet of Phil Balyeat,
Jack Leutritz, Stan Kelley and War-
ren Breidenbach.
Michigan's remaining entry is in
the two-mile relay, where Bill Ack-
erman, Howie Egert, Ed Barrett, and
Johnny Kautz make up the team. The
presence of Indiana's great quartet
>f Ed Hedges, Bob Hoke, Campbell
Kane, the Hoosiers' sophomore sen-
sation, and the versatile and dan-
gerous Roy Cochran seems to pre-
clude any great hopes of victory in
this event.

Jack Wolin, Wolverine diving
star, who is due to see action in
tonight's Big Ten swimming meet
against the powerful Hawkeyes
from Iowa. Wolin finished second
to Capt. Hal Benham in the team's
recent meet with the New York A.C.

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Mat men Ready
For Stiff Test
At Penn State
Coach Cliff Keen's Wolverine wrest-
ling squad arrived by motor caravan
in State College, Pennsylvania last
night, favorites to capture their third
consecutive win, and fourth of the
season, over the Penn State grapplers
whom they meet this evening.
Michigan, with ineligibility and in-
juries conquered, will face the Lions
with what is probably the strongest
line-up they have been able to mus-
ter this season.
Michigan's big tests will come in
the lower weights. Tom Weidig, 121-
pounder, is meeting the man who beat
him last year in Carl King. Weidig's
added experience may turn the tables
tonight. Sophomore Dick French,
beaten in his first start last week
against Michigan State, will be out
to prove himself a valuable addition
to the squad when he meets letter-
man Dave Waite. Jack Sergeant will
have the toughest assignment in
Frank Gleason, Eastern Intercollegi-
ate champion, who was pinned in last
year's meeting between the two teams
by Wolverine Jim Mericka.
Starting at 155 pounds, the Wol-
verines must be given the edge. The
speedy Bill Combs may find trouble
with Joe Scalzo, the Lion 145-pounder
who was runer-up for the Eastern
155-pound crown last year, but should
get the nod. Harland Danner, 155-
pounder, faces veteran Roy Gensler,
and Sophomore Jim Galles squares
off against Jim Lindzey at 165 pounds.
Don Nichols, at 175, and captain
"Butch" Jordan, heavyweight, already
hold decisions over their opponents
tonight, Lion Captain Ernie Bortz
and the improved Warren Elliott, re-
Courtright To Start
Golf Classes Feb. 19
Under the direction of Ray Court-
right, Varsity golf mentor ,a series of
golf instruction classes will be held
in the Intramural sports building be-'
ginning Monday, Feb. 19. J
All University students and facul-
ty members are urged to attend free
of charge any one of the four sched-
uled sections, each of which meets
twice a week for three weeks, a total
of six lessons. The first section gets
under way Monday and Wednesday,
Feb. 19 and 21, at 3:30 p.m. with an-
other section following immediately
after on the same dates at 4:30 p.m.
The third and fourth sections will
first meet Tuesday and Thursday,
Feb. 20 and 22, at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Beginning March 11 these classes
will be repeated for another three


which' Ernie Andres scored 30 in 1938:

for his mark.

Puck men Seek
VictoryTo Te
For State Title
Michigan's badly clawed pucksters,
beaten by Michigan Tech, 1-0, Thurs-
day night in a fast, defensive hockey
game, take the ice at Houghton,
again today in an endeavor to
battle their way out of a slump and
skate into a tie with the Miners for
the mythical state championship.
Thursday's "Battle of Goalies"
ended late in the third period when
Bob Petaja, Tech wingman, flipped
the puck past the helpless Spike
James from a scramble in front of
the Michigan net. Up to that time
both James and Fred Meyer, Huskie
netminder, had played sensational
hockey in keeping their respective
nets free of pucks.
With Larry Calvert, high scoring
defenseman out of the lineup due to
graduation, Coach Lowrey's squad is
sadly lacking in effective scoring
punch. So it will probably be up to
Captain James and defensemen
Charley Ross and Bert Stodden to
stem the Tech attack, while the
Michigan forwards play for the
breaks to give them some scoring
Michigan's top line of Paul Gold-
smith, center, and Jim Lovett and
Gil Samuelson at the wings carry
the Wolverines' hopes to shatter the
five game losing streak that the
Maize and Blue team will carry on
to the Houghton ice this afternoon
before a festival-minded crowd of
Winter Carnival celebrants.
In the three games played thus
far, Michigan's "iron men" have
notched one goal against the goal-
tending of Kurt Gustafson and Mey-
ers, who guarded the nets Thurs-
day, in gaining one victory and los-
ing twice.
Wisconsin Boxers Win
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 16.-(/P)-
University of Wisconsin boxers, na-
tional collegiate champions, defeated
the Michigan State College team, 7
to 1, tonight for their 16th consecu-
tive victory.
City College of N.Y. 26, Manhat-
tan 25.
N.Y.U. 48, Fordham 36
Dartmouth 39, Cornell 36
Detroit Tech 46, GrandRapids U. 23

P. Waner Eliminated
In Golf Tournament;
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 16.--(P)-Paul
Waner, 1938 champion of the base-
ball playing golfers, was knocked out
of the 1940 running today by Mervin
Shea, Detroit coach, 6 and 5.
Joe Medwick, the medalist, and
Wes Ferrell, the defending champion,
both advanced handily.
Medwick turned in an approximate
76 to oust Denny Galehouse, 3 and 2,
and Ferrell had a 77 to defeat Heinie
Manush, 2 and 1.
Paul Derringer, Cincinnati pitcher,
who is another favorite, breezed
through his match with Johnny Riz-
zo, big Pittsburgh outfielder, for a
4 and 3 victory. He played out the
round in 75.




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All eligible second semester
freshmen interested in becoming
Intramural managers are request-
ed to report to the Student Man-
ager's office of the I-M depart-
ment between 1 and 5 p.m. today.
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