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leavily Favored Wolverines Engage Hapless Chicago

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known as applying "English." Thatl
gives lHarvard? the c e.
i Notre Dame-Navy: If the cue ball
is hit above center it will, after'
striking the object ball, follow in
the same line. If , hit below centter,
the cue ball will ;return toward the
player after striking the object bay-l
'This is known as "'draw." Also draw-
ing 80,000 spectators will be Notre
Dame. All.Navy will draw is flies.
Tulane-North Carolina: Some ex-
perts can negotiate an extremely dif-
ficult shot known as a masse. In
making this shot it is necessary to
hold the cue in a vertical position,
strike the cue ball on one side from
the top causing it to travel in a curve
without hitting any object. Tulane.
Yale-Army: In a masse shot the
ball often gyrates in figure-eights.
Experts like Charles Peterson can
form so many figures with a masse
shdot that he can do his own multi-
plication on a billiard table. Yale.
Texas Christian-Texas A. & M.:
When the neophytes have mastered,
the art of striking the other two
balls iwith the cue ball, there are
morel difficult variations lying in
wait. One of these is called "three-
rail." Texas A & W.
Indiana-Illinois: The purpose in
this game is to have the cue ball
strike three cushions before making
the billiard. It matters not a jot
whether or not the cue ball hits one'
ball, then hits three rails before"
striking the other or makes threes
rails before hitting the ball. "'Tis all
one." Indiana.
Cornell-Penn State: Unlike other
games, kisses are very annoying. A
kiss in billiards is when the cue ball,
in its flight around the table, is in-
terrupted by one of the object balls.
It is most disheartening. Cornell.
Oklahoma over Kansas, Pitt over;
Duquesne, California over Washing-
ton State, Texas over Arkansas, Duke
over Syracuse, Baylor over Nebraska,
Purdue over Michigan State, Prince-
ton over Columbia, Kentucky over
Georgia, Carnegie Tech over N.Y.U.,
SMU over Marquette and head over
heels.
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Fencn Class
Taught Finer
Points Of Art
Tournaments To Be Held'
To Determine Campus
ChampsThis Year
By HAROLD WILSON
The clash of steel against steel-
echoes of the bygone era of D'Artag-
nan and the Three Musketeers are
being heard regularly at the Intra-
mural building these days as a group
of 20 enthusiastic athletes learn the
fine points of the art of fencing un-
der th direction of Ray Chambers,
'41.
One of the outstanding fencers
working out under Chambers, who
i thegcampus saberhchampion, is
John Dreher, '42. Dreher copped the
foil and epee titles at the All Cain-
pus tournament held last year and
has 'attained the rank of Intermedi-
ate in the Amateur Fencer's League
of America.
Meeting Monday, Wednesday and
Friday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., the
class is also aided in acquiring skill
and fencing technique by two gradu-
ate students, Stewart Peck and Sol
Karch, who are both well-known in
mid-west fencing circles.
Campus interest in the sport is
strongly evinced by the fact that in
addition to this group, there are ap-
proximately 60.other fencing enthusi-
asts drilling under Coach John John-
stone at Waterman Gymnasium. The
fencing movement has also gained
adherents among coeds on campus,
several members of Chamber's group
helping to instruct them in the art.
As late as 1932-33 fencing held
footing as a varsity sport at Michi-
gan, but in 1933 it was dealt a knock-
out blow by the depression, lack of
finances finally forcing a complete
curtailment of the sport.
At the present time fencing teams
are maintained at such colleges and
universities as Purdue, Chicago, Ohio
State, Illinois, Indiana, Northwes-
tern, Wayne and Michigan State.
Hope is strong for the revival of a
fencing team here and a movement
to this end is being put before the
Board in Control of Physical Edu-
cation.
Three fencing tournaments are
planned for the forthcoming year.
One will be held for beginners, an-
other will be conducted by Scimitar,
honorary fencing society, and the
third will be the anuual All-Campus
tournament.

Alabama Faces
Tennessee Vols
Unbeaten, Untied Teams
Risk Southern Record
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20.-R),
--Two great undefeated and untied
football teams-Alabama's Crimson
Tide and Tennessee's Volunteers-
relaxed tonight in¢quiet spots away,
from the bedlam of downtown Knox-
ville, awaiting their classic gridiron
struggle tomorrow afternoon.
On the eve of this make-or-;
break football "natural," the Ten-
nessee gridders, coached by a wily'
retired army officer, Major Bob
Neyland, ruled a slight favorite over,
the "Big Red" of Alabama, profes-
sored by Frank Thomas, who is about'
as foxy as they come in a gridiron
way.
At the close of light limbering up:
drills this afternoon, both coaches:
announced they would start their
strongest lineups, indicating they in-
tended to roll up their sleeves and
let the chips - championship and
"bowl" hopes-fall where they may.
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Pro Footbal Boss
Gets Public iss
For Teim's Scores
WASIHINGTON, Oct.20.--OP)--The
offensive power of the Washington
redskins is making their president,
George P. Marshall, one of the frost-
kissed men in America.
For a couple of seasons now, Mar-
shall and his wife, the former Cor-
rine Griffith of the movies, have
had an agreement about Redskin
touchdowns.
Everytime the team gets one, hus-
band Marshall gets a public kiss.
The Marshalls, who attend every
game together, were off to a slow
start this year.
Only one grand stand kiss in three
weeks!
Then things began to happen.
The Redskins played the Brook-
lyn Dodgers and scored six touch-
downs. Smack, six kisses on the 50-
yard line.
The next week the Redskins wal-
loped Pittsburgh, 44 to 14. Smack
seven kisses.
Thirteen kisses before 50,000 foot-
ball fans in a couple of weekends.

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M aeroo n to m rro w.e T hme kSp atans - the intermission of a Frid ua I Ul, Y esterday, M iss D oris E ffler's
Maroons tomorrow. The Spartans the intermission of a Friday night scratched a few quatrains to Forest
will make the journey from Chicago dance. She watched a pair of players Evashevski, deprecating his lack of
to Lafayette by bus tomorrow morn- for about ten minutes and with each intelligene. But the males jumped
ing. additional 60 seconds the mystified to the breach and the rescue. Today,
Purdue boasts one of the best back- look in her eyes kept growing. Fin- some fiend who signed himself "ss
fields in the country and State, beat- ally she turned to her escort and left this package on our doorstep.
en by Michigan and Marquette, ap- said, "Isn't that stupid. They for- lft tipackg n our dorstep.
pears confronted with another tough got to put pockets in the table. After dipping it in water for two
afternoon. In Mike Byelene, Lou Tennessee.
Brock and Jack Brown the Boiler- Harvard-Penn: As one becomes ODE TO CORNER
makers have three power runners.' more proficient in handling the cue Hell, Mel,
Like State the Boilermakers have one is enabled to spin the cue ball. If Evie
found the touchdown trail rocky and By hitting to the left of center the - Ain't heavy
have been beaten by Notre Dame 3 ball spins off the cushion or the Upstairs-
to 0 and tied by Minensota 13 to 13. object ball in that direction. This is Who cares?
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A Preview of John Ciardi s'
New Volvine of Verse
"HOMEWARD TO AMERICA"
Will include three stories, an essay, three
pages of verse, and reviews of current books.
SPECIAL HOPWOOD ISSUE
Mr. Ciardi, a student at the University last
year will have his book published shortly by
Henry Holt and Co.
First Issue... SUNDAY, OCT. 22
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