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TUESDAY, -ARIL, 30, 1940 THE MICHIGAN ~ II
Golfers Defeat Purdue; NineTo F

ace Spartans Here

Today

Linksmen Gain
Eighth Straight,
Win, 14'/To 9'

Goodwin Clark
Medal Score;
Takes BigTen

Shoots
Varsity
Lead

(Continued from Page 1)

singles match against Doug McDan-
iel, the pace-setting Clark put to-
gether rounds of 36-35-71 to again
sweep his match with the Purdue
representative. This victory gave the
hard hitting newcomer a record of
three victories and one tie since his
first varsity match Saturday at In-
diana.
Bob Palmer found his game in the
afternoon round as he outstroked the
number one Boilermaker, Hoffer, 2-1
with a par 72. Black lost 21/2 points
to Dahle as he stroked a 74 against
his opponent's 73.
Tom TusSing, the Wolverine num-
ber two man, swept his match against
Goldstein with a 75, to end the Mich-
igan scoring. Osler dropped his
match to Curran, 3-0.
SUMMARIES
Singles: Palmer (M) defeated Hof-
fer, 2-1; Dahle (P) defeated Black,
21/2-y2; Curran (P) defeated Black,
3-0; in the morning, Clark (M) de-
feated Goldstein, 3-0, and in the af-
ternoon Clark defeated McDaniel,
3-0; Tussing (M) defeated Goldstein,
3-0.
Best ball matches: Palmer and
Black (M) defeated Hoffer and Dahle,
2%/2-/2; Curran and McDaniels (P)
defeated Osler and Tussing, 2-2-/2.
Michigan 141/2 Purdue 91 /

Reserves Whip
Frosh, 241-11% .

IN THIS
CORNER
By Mel Fineberg
(Editor's Note: This week the col-
umn is being written by the members
of the junior sports staff who are
applying for the position of sports
editor for the coming year. Today's
column is written by Herm Epstein,
who has been covering varsity track.)
Coach, Modern Style...
We were in our favorite drug store
Sunday night, and having many bet-
ter things to do, proceeded to read
the first sports story magazine we've
read in years. There was one story
on our favorite sport, track, so we
ran through it. It was about a griz-
zled veteran coach who, true to the
fictional idea of a coach, was trying
in his enigmatic manner to build
the characters of his rich-man's-
son and across-the-track mile stars
by playing them against each other
in some ill-defined way.
He did it, of course, though
the reasoning was too involved
for us. But, the point that struck
us was the difference between
that man and Michigan's own
varsity track coach who was at
that moment, and is at this mo-
ment, lying ill in a Des Moines
hospital.
Michigan is extremely fortunate
in the competence of its coaches,
much more fortunate than most of
us realize. And the man who typi-
fies what we think the coach of the
future should be is Ken Doherty,
though we select him only because
we know him better than the others.
It is his kind of coach who will, in
the not-far-distant future, be at the
reins of the nation's and the world's
athletics.
Doherty has no esoteric formula
for building character; he doesn't,
we think, even attempt to build
character at all. That seems to be
the right way, for a coach is busy
enough building the bodies of his
men without taking time off to wres-
tle with anything as intangible as
character.
The new kind of coach is a
scientist-coach. If we were writ-
ing a philosophy paper, we'd call
him somewhat of a practical
philosopher. If a philosopher can
be defined as one who cogitates
about everything that men have
learned and tries to coalesce it
into a harmonic whole, then
someone who applies his all-
around philosophy of science to
human beings is a practical
philosopher.
This scientist-coach is a student.
Take the record of Michigan's track
coach: American decathlon cham-
pion in 1928, he represented the
United States in the Olympics at
Amsterdam and finished third. That
gave him the all-around experience
that seems to be the sole recommen-
dation of most coaches at the pres-
ent time. But, then we find a bache-
lor's degree in physical education;
then a master's degree; and this
year Doherty finished the course
work for his doctor's degree and
began work on his thesis. Here is
a coach still attending school more
than ten years after getting his first
degree, and planning to take eight
more hours in summer school this
year.
Among the courses he's taken
are studies in physiology, and
some medicine, but in addition
there is work in chemistry, 9i1y-

also be revamped. Bud Chamberlain,
who incurred a bad- f r:.
ly bruised hand in
the Indiana series,
will be replaced at
third base by Davie v
Nelson, while big
Forest Evashevski,
who clouted a hom-
er in the second
Hoosier game, will
start in right field
in order to add some Evashevski
punch to the Wolverine batting order.
Coach John Kobs' Spartans, riddled
by graduation and injuries, have
found the going rather rough thus
far this season.; Last Saturday, State
suffered an ignominious 19-6 shel-
lacking at the hands of Western State
Teachers.
George Monroe, who was a co-
victim of Michigan's 17-hit assault
last year when the Varsity walloped
State, 13-5, is slated to start on the
mound for the Spartans today.

Evie Will Play
Outfield, Dave
Nelson At Third
Barry, Stoddard To Face
Michigan State; Irish
Play Here Tomorrow

(Continued from Page 1)

(By The Associated Press)
DETROIT, April 29.-With relief
pitcher Al Benton fanning two men
in the ninth with the bases loaded'
the Detroit Tigers today defeated the
Cleveland Indians 4 to 3. Bob Feller,
the Indian pitcher, walked in the
winning run in the eighth after pass-
ing two men and hitting another
batsman.
PHILADELPHIA-The Boston Red
Red Sox pounded three pitchers to-
day, and beat the Athletics 11 to 3.
Jimmy Tabor, Sox third baseman, hit
his second home run in the current
series.
WASHINGTON-The New York
Yankees broke a three-game losing
streak today with a 5 to 4 victory
over the Washington Senators, al-
though the usually smart fielding
champions committed three errors
and had to push across the deciding
run in the ninth on two singles and
a sacrifice.
ST. LOUIS-The Cardinals knock-
ed Dizzy Dean out of the box today,
their attack including home runs by
Terry Moore and Johnny Mize, but
they had to go 10 innings before they
could beat the Chicago Cubs, 6 to 5.
Phil Cavarretta and Augie Galan hit

homers for the Cubs, who
numerous scoring chances.

CINCINNATI-Harry Craft and
Bill Werber converted two of Max
Butcher's five hits into home runs
today as the Reds trimmed the Pi-
rates 3 to 2 for a clean sweep of the
series-of-three. Paul Derringer al-
lowed the Bucs nine hits in chalking
up his second victory.I
Netmen Rained Out

A Michigan

Base On Balls By Feller Walks Hospital Says
Home Winning Run For Tigers Doherty Better

State

Michigan's varsity tennis team
went to East Lansing in vain yester-
day, as their scheduled match with
Michigan State was rained out. The
match will be played May 20.
Meanwhile, the netters ha'.e taken
to the indoor courts in preparation
for matches with Kalamazoo College
Wednesday and Chicago on Satur-
day. Coach Weir seems to be pretty
well set on his lineup after splitting
even with Illinois and Purdue this
past weekend.
As it stands now, Capt. Sam Durst
will play. number one singles, fol-
lowed by Jim Tobin, Tom Gamon,
Wayne Stille, Harry Kohl and Bob
Jeffers. The doubles teams are un-
certain except for the number one
combination which will consist of
Durst and Tobin.

missed

tackhouse Directs Team
Ill Absence Of Coach
BULLETIN
DES MOINES, Ia, April 29.--
AP)--The condition of Ken Doh-
erty, Michigan varsity track
coach was reported by hospital
officials to be "steadily improv-
ing."
University athletic officials de-
nied last night that there was any
truth to the report that freshman
coach Chester R. Stackhouse would
assume varsity track coaching du-
ties for the remainder of the year
while Ken Doherty convalesces from
his attack of stomach hemorrhages.
Herbert Orrin (Fritz) Crisler said
late last night that as far as he
knew "Ken" has been advised to re-
main in Des Moines for the rest of
the week but will return after that
to resume his duties. "There isn't
any foundation, as far as I know,"
Crisler continued, "to the rumor that
Stackhouse will take over,"
Stackhouse corroborated in every
respect, Crisler's denial. "The rumor
is absolutely unfounded and unfor-
tunate," Stack said. "Mrs. Doherty,
who left for Des Moines Sunday
morning, wired back that Ken was
resting well and would remain there
for the rest of the week. Of course,
he may continue to recuperate while

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In Saturday's Varsity reserve-
freshman golf match, at. University
course, the reserves swamped the
frosh, 24/2-1112 to end a grudge
battle which the yearlings had de-
manded be played.
Led by Cliff James and John Barr
who. swept their best ball match
against Bud Arnold and Morrie Boas
and also blanked their freshman op-
ponents in the singles totals, the Re-
serves dominated the play through-
out.
However, Walt Schmidt took three
points from Fred Dannenfelser in his
singles match and Ben Smith showed
exceptional form as he split his
singles match with Lynn Riess to aid
the frosh cause.
Bob Fife took 2' points from his
Reserve opponent, Fred Lamb, as he
and Smith split their doubles match
with Lamb and Riess.
Phys EdGame
To Test Frosh
Baseball Nine
Unless rainy weather sets in to
change his plans, Ernie McCoy, new
addition to Michigan'scoaching staff,
will put his freshman baseball squad
through a week of prolonged drills,
topped off by a gaine with the Phys
Eds on Friday.
Last Friday the squad went through
its longest workout of the season as
it played a seven inning game, in
which the Mudcats took a 3-0 deci-
sion from the Alley-Rats. Jim Sears,
first basemian, led the victors' batj
ting attack as he garnered two
doubles and a single out of three
times at bat.
Pitchers Tom Neatherton, varsity
reserve, and Lefty Ernie Schultz div-
ided the hurling chores for the Mud-
cats. The latter was particularly im-
pressive as he chucked hitless ball
during the three innings in which
he worked.
McCoy has nearly completed his
task of pruning the squad down to 18
men. With an outfit of this size he
hopes to be able to develop some
promising material for next year's
varsity, and to spend more time witht
the best-looking candidates.
Louis To Fight Godoy
NEW YORK, April 29.-A)-
Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
will meet Arturo Godoy in Yankee
Stadium June 20 in defense of his
world title, Mike Jacobs announced
today.
Typewriters
Office and Portable Models
New, and Reconditioned.

Baseball Throw Contest
Will Be Staged Friday
Its an o ttempt to uncover javelin
throwers the track and Intramural
departments are sponsoring an All-
Campus indoor baseball throw for
distance on Ferry Field this Friday
afternoon.
Prizes will be awarded the best ten
throwers and a cup to the best five-
man dormitory team. All men are
eligible except members of a var-
sity or freshman spring sport team.
he's here but he'll have complete
supervision.
"Ken had a general plan for the
entire squad and a definite program
for each individual," the former
Saginaw high school mentor con-
tinued, "and the squad could func-
tion without a coach or captain,
fairly efficiently. So we don't ex-
pect too much difficulty.
Doherty had had stomach trouble
before which necessitated an oper-
ation two years ago. He was stricken
first Friday night, but delivered a
short talk to the team before they
went on the field Saturday after-
noon. Soon thereafter he suffered
another attack and was taken to the
hospital.

THE LINEUPS:
Michigan Michigan State
Pink, cf, Morrison, 2b
Sofiak, ss Duncan, ss
Evashevski, rf Owen, lb
Steppon, 2b Stark, cf
Trosko, If Wil Davis, rf
Nelson, 3b Klewicki, 3b
Ruehle, lb Wy Davis, If
Harms, c Cook or
Barry and Wolkiewicz, c
Stoddard, p Monroe, p
Big Ten Standings
TEAM W L Pct.
Iowa..............4 1 .800
Illinois.............4 2 .667
Michigan ...........2 2 .500
Wisconsin ..........3 3 .500
Northwestern ...... 2 2 .500
Ohio State .........1 1 .500
Indiana............1 1 .500
Purdue .............1 2 .333
Chicago ............1 5 .167
Minnesota ..........0 0 .0001
sics, the social sciences, and psy-
chology, whose study is becom-
ing one of the most important to
the leaders in this world. This
practical philosopher is not, as
is the pure philosopher, apart
from humans as he plies his
trade. If he errs, a human being
suffers, so his knowledge re-
quires a more practical under-
standing of human nature and
its reactions.
The coach's task is building a
strong container to carry the essence
of our personality and experience
through life, and a task like that
requires a scientist. Healthy bodies
are, in general, requisite to healthy
minds, whereas the most stupid of
persons can live happily and health-
ily in their surroundings.
Anyhow, we were struck with the
thought that we wouldn't want our
son to be trained by that grizzled,
character-building coach but would
infinitely prefer a man of the Do-
herty type-a scientist who is spe-
cializing in building healthy men.
And, that's the kind of a man a
coach should be, so we believe.
-H.T.E.

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dictionaries and a good deal of close work with a
few experts on etymology and philology.
However, he will do all right without them.
He will ponder over the exact shade of meaning of every
word, every comma. She has headed the letter "Dear John".
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Did she refrain from saying "Dearest" because she was bash-
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anybody!
A worried frown will now appear on his face. But it dis-
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sentence. She certainly wouldn't have written that to anybody!
A ND SO HE WORKS his way through the letter,
one moment perched blissfully on a cloud, the next
moment huddled miserably behind an eight-ball.
It has started a hundred questions in his mind. He
could quote it by heait. In fact, he will-to him-
self - for weeks to come.
If people read books with anything like the same
concentration, we'd be a race of mental giants. But
we don't - and we aren't. And it's unlikely that
even the greatest book can be read with the same
intensity and devotion to detail the young man
above has employed in reading his first love letter.

Yet most of us could read books a lot better than we do.
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isn't anything you can be shown on the subject-that anyone
who is over eight and not cutting out paper dolls can read a
book.
If so, you'll be interested in what Clifton Fadiman, "The
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has to say about it in his "New Yorker" c6lumn: "I wish to
recommend this book to all literates who would like to learn
to read. From How To Read a Book I have actu-
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