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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Punter Needed
As State Preps
For Wayne Tilt

Stiff Scrimmages On Tap
To Find A New Kicker;
Injury Benches Kinek
EAST LANSING, Sept. 18.-(P)-
Michigan State College's football
Spartans resumed a three-a-day
practice schedule today, with the re-
turn of seasonable weather, and
Coach Charley Bachman renewed the
hunt for a punter.
Scrimmages, scheduled for later in
the week, will determine who will take
over the kicking department, All-
American halfback Johnny Pingell's
old assignment.
Jerry Drake remains thestand-
out candidate for the punting bur-
den. Eddie Pearce, Wyman Davis,
Duane Crosthwaite, Stan McRae and
others also have been receiving at-
tention.
Veterans of last year's squad will
make their bids this week for places
of the starting lineup against Wayne
University Sept. 30. Sophomore com-
petition for many of the berths is
keen, with one of the sturdiest crowds
of second-year men in years out for
the Varsity team.-
Pre-season drills languished dur-
ing unseasonably warm weather last
Week. Bachman resorted to night
practice sessions in an effort to round
his team out on schedule.
The injury jinx caught up with
Bachman's charges in today's scrim-
maging, the stiffest of the season. The
casualty was Mike Kinek, senior end
noted for his blocking ability. Train-
ers said the extent of Kinek's injury,
which affected a knee, was not known
but predicted he would be out of the
game several weeks.
Past or Clis
He'll Win T itle
BRIGHTON, Sept. 18.-(P)-Forty
miles out of Detroit, in a lively lake-
bound setting, Bob Pastor is putting1
the finishing touches to the biggest
gamble since they put dots on little
ivory cubes and called them dice.
For two years he has been gamb-
ling for his return match with Joe
Louis, which comes off Wednesday
night in Detroit's Briggs Stadium
with the heavyweight championship
of the world at stake. For two years
he has loudly proclaimed that in his
first "bicycle battle" against the
Brown Bomber, the 10-round de-
cision against him wasn't any one-
sided verdict.
He has had 25 fights since that
time, each one a gamble,.for in each
case he tangled with a good, tough
opponent right in that opponent's
home town. He dropped only one
verdict, a close one to Gus Doraizio
in Philadelphia.
And now, Bob has come down to
the last week, still tossing the dice.
He hasn't boxed a lick since last
Thursday, an .almost unheard of
thing in a heavyweight's preparation.
He weighed about 187 at that time
and decided to gamble the possible
loss of his sharpness against main-
taining that weight. He is confident
the risk paid dividends.
He has been in training eight long
weeks, here and at Saratoga Springs,
N.Y.,,and he boxed 150 rounds with
sparring partners.
"The work was worth it, though,"

Elmer Gedeon
Plays Outfield
For Senator
Former Wolverine Stars
In Field, Is. Fanned
At The Plate
A diving catch which drew super-
latives from the attendant sports
writers marked the debut of Michi-
gan's six-letter man Elmer Gedeon
into major. league baseball.
Gedeon made his initial appear-
ance in the seventh inning in right
field for the Washington Senators
yesterday in their game with the De-
troit Tigers.
The Wolverine three-sport man got
his big chance when Gehringer hit a
line drive which was marked for: ex-
tra bases. Elmer, a two-time Big Ten
outdoor hurdle-champ, sprinted to-
ward the foul line, and throwing him-
self at, the ball, speared it and slid
five feet across the grass on his shoul-
ders to make the catch.
Three called strikes marred the ex-
Wolverine star's only time at bat.
Gedeon won two letters in track,
baseball and football. He signed with
the Senators this spring after grad-
uating from Michigan. The Wash-
ington club failed to file his contract
with the league officials before the
June deadline, and the Wolverine
star was declared a free agent by
Judge Landis.
He again signed with the Wash-
ington club and was sent to Orlando
in the Florida league where he bat-
[ted close to .300 clip, which earned
him his recall to the majors.
Cards Split With Giants
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18.-()-After
absorbing a 7-2 shellacking in the
opening game, the Cardinals bounced
back off the floor in the nightcap
to rout the New York Giants, 15-5,
with a, 22-hit; attack, and remain
three and a half games behind the
pace-setting Cincinnati Reds.

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We're Lookin9 for
L of Visitrs Thursday
Fashion Revue at 1:30 in the Aifternoon

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7:30 in

the Even ing

NEXT THURSDAY, (September 21st), at 1:30 in the afternoon and at 7:30 in the
evening, this new department store of Ann Arbor's is playing host to al who are
interestsed in fashion-lore.
It's really part of ou r participation in National Retail Demonstration Week ---
but, at the same time, it's our first "at home" welcome for all who haven't as yet
become familiar with our store.
A Fashion Show
HighlidalWf 9hts Our Hospitalt
TW NTY-FOUR LIVING MDELS will promenade and display the newest, most
authentic apparel fashions for men, women and children for the Fall-Winter
season. An intricate toe dance ... and several vocal renditions by a soloist will
make the Fashion Revue all the more entertaining to all in attendance. And
you'll appreciate a truly unusual department store .... that features such

Pirate Fans Dwindle

1-7 PIRAT]| FANS DWINDLE .... .
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18.-(R)-The
smallest crowd at Forbes Field in
years saw Arky Vaughan and Maurice
Van Robays hammer out home runs
today to give the Pittsburgh Pirates
a 7-to-4 victory over Philadelphia.
Only 688 fans were in the stands.
he said today. "This is the biggest
fight of my life. All the training has
put me in the greatest shape. The
20-round route won't bother me one
bit; I can go 30 rounds now. But I
won't need it. I'll win and I'm confi-
dent I can knock him out in seven
or eight rounds."
Eleanor Hazzard Peacock,
M. E.
Internationally Recognized
Singer, Teacher, Lecturer
Vocal Studio
Her Voice is used just as a voice
should be. -Pall Mall Gazette
London, England
1808 Hermitage Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Phone 3629

popular

customer services

as these:

$1.00 REWARD $1.00
for the return of the key
that will unlock the mystery lock at

* MACK'S DOWNTOWN DIAGONAL a most inviting array of
co-eds' fashions .. . a broad boulevard of style!
6 MACK'S APPOINTMENT REGISTER ... a novel ledger arrange-
ment, by which you can leave and receive messages when you have
downtown appointments. It's a mighty important factor in making
CK'S the shopping and meeting rendezvous of students. Come in
and see how it works!
* SANITARY, ROOMY RESTROOMS ... easily accessible and ever
ready for the convenience of shoppers.
" CHECK-ROOM SERVICE ... to save you plenty of steps and many
minutes of worry.
* DISTRICT POST OFFICE... just another of the many facilities
that make this the best place to shop in Ann Arbor.
0 And, of course, our merchandise .. . hand-picked from the marts
of the world... items we're proud to sell and items you'll be proud
to own.
Won't you arrange to visit our store during this "Open House" Afternoon and

231 South State Street

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Wash Cloths. . . . . 3 for 25c
Laundry Bags . . . . . . 29c
Grass Slippers . . . . . . 19c
Wooden Shower Clogs . . . 39c
Ivory or Lux Flakes . . . l0c
Alarm Clocks . . ....79c
Collapsible .Ceps .....loc

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Thursday, September 21st?

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The ev ening Revue is purely a demonstration-there will be no selling whatever.
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