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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Wolverine Nine Meets Normal oda

Jack Emery's
Par Card Wins
Medal Honors
Chalks Up Three Birdies
On Last Nine; Palmer'
Rallies To Win Match1
By WOODY BLOCKt
Michigan's smooth swinging golf- I
ers kept their undefeated record in-
tact yesterday as they dropped thet
powerful Notre.Dame team, 18/2-81/2
at the Univetsity course, gaining re-t
venge for last year's drubbing by the
Irish.
Handing the South Benders their
first defeat in three years in the best
ball play during the morning rounds,
the Wolverines eked out a 10-8 edge
in the afternoon singles matches
with the little giant, Jack Emery,
leading the way with the medal
score for the day, a par 72.
Emery teamed with Capt. Bobi
Palmer in the best ball matches to;
take three points from Sam Neild
and Walter Hagen, Jr., the Notre
Dame captain, as Dave Osler, soph-]
omore playing his first intercolle-]
giate match, paired with Tom Tuss-,
ing to sweep their match against]
Bill Schaller and George Schreiber.
Black Shoots 73 .!"
Bill Black, shooting a one-over--
par 73, and Lynn Reiss, with a 75,
dropped a half point in their four-
some to give the Irish their only
points in the best ball play.
Tussing led the Wolverine victory]
parade in the singles matches as he
tool. all three points from Schreiber
with rounds of 37-36--73. Palmer
couldn't get his putter working, buti
managed to rally on the last ninei
and take his match and two pointsi
from Phil Donahue, who shot a 76.1
Standing two down at the turn,
Palmer evened his match on the
16th hole and cinched it on the 18th
with a sensational birdie-four. His
second shot was pulled far to the
left of the green, but he recovered
beautifully with a pitch 20 feet from
the hole. He sank the putt.
Emery Cards 34
A sub-par 34 for Emery on the
back nine saved the hard hitting
Wolverine who was two down as
he. teed off on the tenth hole. He
put three birdies together on the
home nine andewalked off with a
2-1 .victory over Neild who shot a
73.
Putter trouble hampered Lynn
Reiss who was paired against Hagen.
He shot a 78 to the Notre D'ame
captain's 77, but dropped the match
2%- 2. Black and Schaller halved.
their match, each taking 1%/2 points.
Notre Dame's Bill Wilson, with a
putter that banged them in from all
angles, beat John Barr, playing his
first match for Michigan, 2-1. Barr
shot rounds of 40-37-77 to Wilson's
38-38--76
Get The Liniment!
Union, Daily Agree,
On Softball Game
Ah ancient and terrific rivalry
that until now has produced nothing
but boasts, threats and innuendoes
Will be climaxed Saturday when the
Michigan Union meets the Michigan
Daily in a softball game at Ferry
Field.
For years now challenges have
been hurled from one side to the
other, but nobody ever did much
about the latter. Yesterday, however,
President of the Union Don Tread-
well signed to meet the Carl Peter-

sen club and settle the issue once
and for all.
The Union made only one demand
in scheduling the battle. "Petersen
and Stan Swinton must play for the
imitation newspaper men," they
said. "That's all we need to win."
At The Daily offices, reports were
rampant that the women's staff
would be sufficient to take care of
the weak opposition. "We'll prove
concisively that in Union there is
not strength," one reporter pointed
out.
Tigers Nose Out White Sox
CHICAGO, April 22.-(P)--The De-
troit Tigers required the services of
no less than five pitchers and a timely
pinch-single in the ninth by Earl
Averill to defeat the Chicago White
Sox 6 to 5 today.

IN THIS CORNER
By MEL FINEBERG

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HERE comes a time in every man's
life when he must seize fortune
by the forelock, give it a prodigious
twist (you can twist a forelock) and
break its back. We rather like that
sentence: it sounds original albeit a
bit reminiscent of something or other.
Our problem now is to tie it in with
the rest of this column.
Let's see. Football isn't in sea-
son (except spring football which
doesn't really count); hai lai is
out 'cause we can't pronounce
it; baseball-ah yes baseball. De-
lightful sport that. Let's see,
baseball baseball base yankees,
yanke, dimaggio, dimag sick, sick ...
dimag sick, yanke sick, boston, good
team boston, foxx, foxx and william
and doerr (how spell doerr) and
grove, old man grove buit still plenty
. . Ah yes, we've stumbled upon
it with relish aforethought. With
Dimaggio out, (not to mention Pow-
ell and Ruffing and Pearson with
perennial sore arms) now's the chance
for Boston to get on the ball 'if
they're ever to get on ball. And with
that we leave the subject of major
league baseball.
S* *
LAST Saturday afternoon, at ap-
proximately 2:27%/2, a white-
headed lad could be seen running
down State St., toward Ferry Field,
with the gretaest of speed and the
maximum of need. His name, al-
though he would never have stopped
to give it had some questioner ques-
tioned, was Don Holman, sophomore
outfielder on the baseball team.
It seems that there was a base-
ball game at 2:30 and Mr. Hol-
man, so concerned was he about
the outcome of aforementioned
conflict, had fallen asleep. Yes,
Mr. Holman, 'anxious to steal a
little cat nap, had overslept and
he had to hasten toward the ball
orchard lest he miss the game.
I-M Sports:
Dwyer Fans 15 Men
Bit Is Defeated, 2-1
Raymond Dwyer, Delta Kappa Ep-
silon's speed ball artist pitched in
vain today, for after fanning 15
Phi Sigma Kappa players his team
finished on the short end of a 2-1
score.
Paul Keller twirled the Psi Up-
silon nine to a 6-0 victory over Alpha
Kappa Lambda, striking out nine
men.
In the other games, Chi Phi wal-
loped Lambda Chi Alpha, 15-0, Beta
Theta Pi trimmed Sigma Phi Epsi-
lon, 9-2, Theta Delta Chi trounced
Kappa Sigma, 11-6, and Alpha Sig-
ma Phi won by a forfeit over Sigma
Alpha Epsilon.
Wenley House whitewashed the
Williams team, 20-0, in a Dormitory
League game. In other Dorm games,
Fletcher Hall beat Chicago House.
8-4, Lloyd House blanked Winchell,
10-0, - Allen-Rumsey won a forfeit
from Adams, and Vaughn House
gained a default from the Sanitar-
ians.
- - - -

As it was, he just managed to make
it in time, but had no chance to par-
ticipate in fielding or batting prac-
tice.
'ORNERSTONES: What are the
Texas backfield and line coaches'
doing in town? . . . They arrived
yesterday morning and have been
here since . . . There is one Michi-
gan man on California's' football
squad . . . He is Hank Zacharias
who played football under frosh track
mentor Chet Stackhouse when the
latter was a high school coach in
Saginaw . . . Zacharias played on
the jayvees there last year and is
one of three men fighting for the var-
sity left halfback post on the Bears
. Jack Meyer claims his trouble
is glandular . . . In passing-what a
fine day it will be when sportswriters
don't describe an athlete's outstand-
ing day by putting some variation
on "he did everything except sell pea-
nuts and take tickets" . . . The um-
pire behind the plate Saturday in;
sisted that the complaining catcher
do his complaining without turning
his head around . . . Wonder what
the matter was-didn't he want the
crowd to know he had called one
wrong.. .Fred Trosko had fin-
ally, after two years of promise, start-
ed to hit . . . Bill Steppon is major
league timber.
Grapplers Win
,junior Crown
Captain-Elect Bill Combs
Gains 191-Pound Title
Chalking up 19 points with three
titles, one second and a third place,
the University of Michigan matmen
garnered the National A.A.U. junior
Wrestling Championship over the
weekend in Detroit. Michigan State
College took second place behind the
Wolverines with ten points, in the
tournament held at Fordson High
School.
Bill Combs, newly elected Varsity
captain for 1941, captured the 191
pound crown. Competing in the
heavier weight bracket, although he
wrestled at 152 pounds, Combs gave
evidence that he had what it takes,
and more, to win a national title.
The other two individual titles
went to Emanuel "Knobby" Knob-
lock at 174 pounds and sophomore
Fred. Klemac at 118. Knoblock, a
senior, has been a varsity reserve to
Harland Danner, Frank Morgan and
Don Nichols for the past three years.
Klemac who made a good varsity
record before being replaced by Tom
Weidig later in the season, also came
through with a National Junior
A.A.U. crown.
Other Michigan points were tal-
lied by Tom Weidig, who placed sec-
ond at 123 pounds, and Art Paddy,
varsity reserve, who took third at
158 pounds.
MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS
American League
Detroit 6, Chicago 5
Cleveland 5, St. Louis 2
National League
Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 1
Pittsburgh 9, Chicago 5
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Barry, Bond,
And Stoddard
To Face Ypsi
Fisher Seeks To Keep Ace
MOunSmen, In Shape
For BigTen Games
Captain Charlie Pink and his Wol-
verine teammates play host to theirs
country cousins from Ypsilanti,'
Michigan Normal, at Ferry Field ata
4:00 p.m. today.
At the same time, however, Coach1
Ray Fisher's charges will be on
guard for any uprising on the part
of their somewhat ambitious guests.
For there's nothing that would give
the Ypsi boys more pleasure than1
taking a fall out of their big time
rivals.
Three Aces To Pitch
For this reason and because
Fisher wants to keep his ace pitch-
ers in trim for the impending Con-
ference battles, the wily Wolverine
tactician will employ Jack Barry,
Lyle Bond and Mickey Stoddard in
three-inning stretches in today's
game with the Hurons.
Stoddard, especially, should be
looking forward to the tilt with the
visitors. It was in the two games
with Normal last year that Mickey
established himself as a first-class
hurler.
Walking into the first game with
one out and the bases loaded, the
husky righthander promptly proceed-
ed to retire the side scoreless and
continue on for five more innings
yielding one lone hit. He continued
to display the well known Indian
sign on the Ypsilanti lads in the sec-
ond game when he again let them
down with one hit over a four-inning
stretch.
To Use Same Lineups
The remainder of the lineup will
be the same that split the double-
header with Wisconsin over the past
week-end, Forest Evashevski, whose
lame throwing arm is rounding into
condition, may see some action in
the outfield or possibly at first base.
Michigan Normal will bring to the
Ferry Field diamond a lineup com-
prised of six veterans who managed
to hold the Varsity to a 5-5 tie last
year.
The Hurons displayed a wealth of
batting power in their opening
games with Alma College last week.
Normal swamped the Scots in both
ends of a two-game series, 17- and
8-3.
Ray Dennis, Ypsi ace, who pitched
a one-hit game against Alma, will
be Coach Ray Stites' choice to face
the Wolverines.
The lineups:
MICHIGAN MICH. NORMAL
Pink, cf Sierra, c
Holman, rf Newlands, cf
Sofiak, ss Drusbacky, 2b
Steppon, 2b Borovich, lb
Trosko, If Oxley, If
Ch'mb'rl'n, 3b Heffernan, rf
Ruehle, lb Shada, ss
Harms, c Grady, 3b
Barry, p Dennis, p

Iudiana Seeks
Vengeance At
Drake Relays

S11 ud Weather HlAumpers Netterl's
As Conference Opener Loon

By UERM EPSTEIN
The fierce track rivalry between
Michigan and Indiana which has been
raging all this year will break out
again this weekend at the Drake Re- ,
lays. Right up through last Satur-
day when the Wolverines cap-
tured Indiana's Quadrangular Relays,
Michigan has come out on top, but
only by the closest of margins.
At Drake, revenge will be part of
the motive for some blood-and-thun-
der battles in the relays, with those
Michigan teams which were nosed out
over the weekend seeking to prove
their superiority, and Indiana trying
to upset the Wolverine quartets in
the events in which they have lost to
Michigan's Conference champions.
Close Two-Mile Relay
Probably the greatest rivalry will
be in the two-mile relay in which
Johnny Kautz, Tommy Jester, Capt.
Ralph Schwarzkopf and Dye Hogan
will continue the fight which began
when the latter three were part of
Michigan's medley relay team.
Indiana has run almost the same
four men in both the two-mile and
medley relays, so the Wolverines were
looking on familiar backs when the
Hoosier quartet nosed them out on a
brilliant 1:51.4 anchor leg by Camp-
bell Kane. Even so, this great piece
of running barely enabled Kane to
nose out Hogan, and this week, say
the Michigan boys, they will be so
far in front at the start of the last
leg that Coach Doherty himself
could finish in front.
Ostroot's Fine Showing
The results of last weekend's com-
petition were, on the whole, very
pleasing to Doherty. George Os-
troot's fine showing in his varsity ap-
pearance was probably the biggest
thing. Ostroot outflung Indiana's
Archie Harris in the discus, and fin-
ished third in the shot put. His 147
feet in the discuss was excellent un-
der the conditions.
Carl Culver's 23 feet, six and three-
fourths inches in the broad jump
was the second best jump of his life,
and coming in the first competition
of the outdoor season, bodes well for
Michigan's fortunes in the event. Cul-
ver's sprinting on the sprint relay
team was also excellent.
Canham To Be Tested
Don Canham broke Dave Albrit-
ton's Field House record at Indiana
when he leaped 6 feet, 5 1-5 inches.
This week, however, his season record,
which shows him to be unbeaten, will
face its severest test when he mat-
ches leaps with Don Boydston, Okla-
homa Aggie sophomore who has
jumped six feet, eight and one-half
inches already this season. Canham
will have to give everything he has
this time, and there's no telling how
high he will go with that sort of com-
petition.

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