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THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1941

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THE MICHITGAN DAILY

Kane Wins Feature Mile Run Event In Michigan AM

I Meet

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Lowrey Gives
Varsity Letters
To 1Puckmen
Capt. Ross, Stodden, Lovett j
Get Third Emblem ; Four
Win Reserve Awards
Hockey coach Eddie Lowrey an-
nounced yesterday afternoon that 11
members of the Michigan puck squad
will receive Varsity awards for their
work during the season just conclud-
ed.Four minor awards will also be
given.
Winners of the major letters are
Capt. Charley Ross, Captain-elect
Paul Goldsmith, Bob Collins, Max
Bahrych, Johnny Gillis, Fred Heddle,
Hank Loud, Jimmy Lovett, Gil Sam-
uelson, Bert Stodden and Bob Fife.
Ross, Lovett and Stodden are hon-
ored for the third consecutive year.
Those winning monograms for the
first time are Loud, Bahrych, Gillis,
and Fife. Gillis is a junior but he
devoted all his efforts to swimming
last year, changing to hockey for the
1940-41 season. Loud played every
minute of every game at the goalie's
position. Bahrych worked as center
on the second line for the most of the
year and Fife, although he didn't
become eligible until the second se-
mester, has held down a regular wing
position on the first line since that
time.
Reserve numerals went to Roy
Bradley, a wing who made most of
the trips with the team; John Corson,
a letter-winner last year; Hugh Mc-
Veigh, spare goalie and Ed Reich-
ert, a defenseman who has not played
in a regular contest this season. Low-
rey is counting on Reichert for plenty
.of service next season.
Red Wings Meet Rangers
In PlayoffOpener Today
DETROIT, March 19.--(P)-In box.
office competition with the Joe Louis-
Abe Simon heavyweight champion-
ship fight Friday, ticket sales for the
start of the National Hockey League
playoff series here tomorrow are tak-
ing it on the chin.
The third place Detroit Red Wings
will collide with the New York Ran-:
gers, defending Stanley Cup cham-
pions, in the opener of a three-game
series. In three seasons the Rangers
have scored only one victory on De-
troit ice, thus giving Detroit hopes
of eliminating the Blueshirts.

Tenis Team Should Be Strong
Contender For Big Ten Crown

By DICK SIMON
Notice to all Big Ten tennis teams:
"Beware of a gang of racket-wielders
who answer to the call of the Mich-1
igan Wolverines. These men are dan-
gerous when aroused and may prove
to be the biggest contenders to cap-
ture Northwestern's tennis crown."
'Five surprise packages are all
wrapped up and ready for delivery,
and the sixth one hasn't emerged
as a finished product yet.
Out of the first package will pop
Captain Jim Tobin, a letter winner
for two seasons. Fully recovered from
the knee injury which, hampered his
play all last year, Tobin is reaching
State Skating"
Meet To Hold
Student Race
A race open to students ofbthe Uni-
versity of Michigan will be "one of
the highlights of the speed-skating
meet to be held at the Coliseum Sat-
urday, Coach Eddie Lowrey of the
Michigan hockey team announced
yesterday. Lowrey relays the infor-
mation from the Michigan branch of
the Amateur Skating Union %f the
United States, the organization which
is sponsoring the meet.
Any student who wishes to enter
may inquire in person or by telephone
at the Coliseum. The admission
charge to the meet, which will fea-
ture the leading speed skaters of
Michigan, will be 50 cents. This
charge wil include the entry fee for.
any student who wishes to " paaici-
pate.
.aThe. events ,in which state cham-
pions will be decided are the 220-yard
dash, the 440, the 880 and the mile.
The A.S.U.U.S. has announced that
any records which are set during this
meet will be recogr4zed'a& official, in-
door marks..
Besides such notables as Vjnrce.Bo-
zich, Terry and Art Browrie and Dick
Russell of Detroit, Roy lielminski of
Wyandotte, Joe McDonald and Jim
Koinis of Saginaw' and Bill Katzen-
berger' of Flint, there will be" several
feminine stars present. .Among them
will be DetroW's Margaret Cook, Hel-
en and Esther Wrona and Bonnie
Doyle of Saginaw and Shirley Gib-
bons of Flint:

the peak of his form and should prove
to be one of the best tennis play-
ers in the Western Conference.
Junior Lawton Hammett, ineligible
last year, will appear in the second
bundle. Possessing one of the best net
games that has been seen on the ten-
nis squad for a number of years,
Hammett wil probably hold down the
number two spot on Coach Leroy
Weir's squad.
Another junior who was ineligible
last season will be accounted for as
Jim Porter takes the court to serve
in the number three slot. A steady,
cool, and resourceful player, Porter
has showed an excellent brand of
tennis in his daily workouts in the
Sports Building.
Perhaps the most terrific server
on the whole squad is Wayne Still,
a letterman from last year's cam-
paign. Although quite erratic at
times, his steadiness at the net will
help him gain the unmber four po-
sition.
Tom Gamon, another veteran from
last year, will no doubt fill the num-
ber five position when Weir takes
his netmen on their annual Southern
trip three weeks hence. Gamon also
has a good, hard service and an ex-
cellent forehand, but needs improve-
ment on backhand drives.
At present the remaining position
on the team is still a mystery. Several
players are battling it out in the
ladder tournament to see who will
represent the Wolverines in the last
singles matches.

ARE YOU USING
in your store?
To put across your sales message
to the casual passerby, a show
window must do the job in
about 3 seconds. Your display
must be SEEN AT A GLANCE.
Are YOUR show windows
lighted for 3-second selling? Let
our expert' Lighting Staff help
you without charge. They will
give you competent advice. Call
any Detroit Edison office.

In The
GRAPEFRUIT
LEAGUE
At Bradenton, Fla.
Cleveland (AL) 220 011 100-7 10 1
Louisville (AA) 000 000 000-0 2 4
Bagby, Smith and Hemsley, Heg-
an; Harris, Heflin, Scheetz and Wal-
ters, Lacy.
* * * ,
St. Louis (NL) 000 100 100-2 9 1
Cincinnati (NL) 200 004 00x--' 10 0
Lyons, Surkont, Kirst and Mancu-
so; Logan, Hutchings and Baker.
* * *
At Clearwater, Fla.
New York (N) 000 006 400-10 13 2
Brooklyn (N) 000 000 240 -- 6 6 3
Gumbert, Carpenter, Brown and
Hartnett, O'Dea; Hamlin, Head and
Owen, Franks.
At Los Angeles, Calif.
Chicago (A) ... 010 000 000-1 8 3
Chicago (N) . 000 120 10x-4 4 0
Rigney, Smith, Hallett and Dickey,
Tresh; Root, Preshnell and McCul-
lough.

DKE Puck men
ominate I-I
All-Star Team
Delta Kappa Epsilon, winner of the
Interfraternity League hockey cham-
pionship, dominated the I-M depart-
merit's annual Fraternity All-Star
puck team by placing three players
on this year's myhtical sextet. Phi
Kappa Psi, Sigma Phi Epsilon and
Chi -Psi each had one man on the All-
Star team.
Bob Bennett and Jim Anderson, the
Dekes' high scoring pair, were award-
ed the wing berths. Bennett was the
individual scoring leader for the
league and many of his goals came
on passes from his fast-skating team-
mate. Fitch Tillotson, mainstay of
the Phi Kappa Psi sextet and another
excellent shot, won the center posi-
tion.
Herb Kilner, Chi Psi, who played
through the entire season handi-
capped by the use of only one eye,
and Al Pfaller, Sigma Phi Epsilon
star, proved the league's outstanding
backliners and were awarded the de-
fense posts.
Completing the All-Star team was
husky Pete Haller, goalie, of DKE.
Easily the best goalie in the league
this winter, Haller allowed only five.
goals to be scored against him all
season.
The following players were placed
on the reserve squad: John Tauver,
Bill Loud and John Simmers, all of
Phi Kappa Psi; Hank Zeller and
George Harms of Sigma Phi Epsilon,
and Art Hill, Sigma Chi.
Sigma Cli (;aptires
J' Basketball Crown
Sigma Chi, paced by Al Owens,
downed Phi Delta Theta last night,
25-10, to take the fraternity "B"
basketball crown. This gave the Sigs,

don wirtehafter's
DAIL Y
DOUBLE
Ganging Up . .
MICHIGAN SWIMMERS BEWARE
. . . Rumors have reached the
Double which foreshadow trouble
ahead in the National AAU meet here
early in April . . . It seems that the
enemy may be ganging up in order
to overthrow the indomitable Wol
verines . . . Matt Mann's greatest
threat comes this year from the pow-
erful Chicago Towers Club .t.h. And
latest reports say that Iowa's great
rookie breaststroki~g star, Al Povilai-
tis, will probably be wearing a Tower
Club uniform by meeting time . . .
He intends to swim for the Hawkeyes
in the Collegiates at East Lansing
next week and then drop out of
school to join Keifer, Jaretz, Kirar
and the rest at Chicago . . . He will
be called for army service shortly
afterwards according to the reports
. If this is true, Michigan will def-
initely have trouble ahead.
DAILY DRIVEL: Donald Seigel,
former Wolverine grid tackle
and professional boxer, is featured
currently on billboards and posters
advertising the U. S. Navy ;. . He
has been used as a model ... Num-
ber 98 is not gone forever . . . A
sophomore backfield candidate
named Bob Morrison was given
a jersey with that number on it to
use during spring oractice . . . In-
cidentally, Merv Pregulman, the
star frosh center from Lansing, was
working at one of the guard spots
yesterday . . With Ingalls back
for more, it will be interesting to
see where the 26-pound yearling
winds, up . . Marx Bahrych has
been working out with the baseball
team since the hockey season end-
ed . . A cross country runner
during the fall, Max is trying out
for one of the outfield berths -. -
Congratulations to hurler Mickey
Stoddard . . . He became a slap-
happy pappa day before yesterday
A boy, no less.
A SWEET' YOUNG THING called the
Double yesterday and was all excited
about something . "Do you know
Jack Wolin, the Michigan diver?"
she asked in her sweet young voice.
"Well,'he's got a crew cut now 'cause
the barber said it would help his
diving. Can you print something
about that?"
The Double chuckled a bit and
said maybe ... A few hous later
the phone rang again . . . "Hello,
Mr. Wirtuhafter, this is the same
girl that called you about Jack
Wolin before," spoke the sweet
young voice. "Well, anyway, I just
called to say that I was kidding
about the whole thing ... He never
got a haircut at all."
The Double can't make heads or
tails out of it . .. sounds like a case
of sweet young romance . . . Inci-
dentally, the Gargoyle reports that
Michigan's prettiest man will be an
athlete . . . Probably some member of
the ping pong team.
already in possession of the "A" ti-
le, a clean sweep of house basket-
ball honors.
This is onlly the second time in his-
tory that both titles have gne to the
same house. The Sigs turned the
trick the last time, too, when they
won both championships in 1939.

Michigan
Field
Runs 1N

Relay
House
Hile In

(Continued from Page 1)
In the 65-yard low hurdle invita-
tional feature 'a pair of Michigan
timber-toppers, junior Al Thomas
and yearling Chuck Pinney, displayed
complete disregard for the fine rep-
utation of world's 45-yard low bar-
rier champion, Al Tolmich, and both
nosed out the former Wayne ace in
a stunning blanket finish.
Thomas' time for the event, 7.4
seconds, equaled the Field House
mark held by Ohio State's Bob
Wright. Pinney, a blond timber styl-
ist, showed amazing form and drive
in his initial hurdle appearance be-
fore a local crowd.
Husky Lilburn Williams, Michi-
gan graduate student who formerly
held the National A.A.U. outdoor shot
put title, lived up to all pre-meet ex-
pectations when he exploded the 16-
pound chunk of iron 52 feet, 41/2 in-
ches, bettering ex-Wolverine Capt.
Bill Watson's old mark of 51 feet 5%M2
inches.

Team Sets
Record;
n 3:19.7

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As The Records Fell

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Two Mile Run (Open): Won by
Wisner (Michigan); second, Lee
(Michigan Normal); third, Johnson
(Michigan Normal); fourth, Leonar-
di (Unattached). Time, 9:43.4.
Half Mile Run (Open): Won by
Breidenbach (Michigan); second,
Matthews (Michigan); third, Kautz,1
(Michigan); fourth, Egert (Michi- I
gan). Time, 1:59.2.
Shot Put: Won by Williams (Un-
attached); second, Hook (Michigan);.
third, Lawton (Michigan); fourth,
Rosenzweig (Michigan Normal). Dis-
tance, 52 feet 41/2 inches.-
60-Yard Dash (Invitational): Won
by Thomas (Michigan); second, Ma-
tyunas (Huron Club); third, Stukkie
(Western State); fourth, Alkon (Un-
attached). Time, 6.3.
65-Yard High Hurdles (Invitation-
al): Won by Tolmich (Unattached);
second, Hiad (Michigan Normal);
third, McCarthy (Michigan); fourth,
Sommerfield (Michigan Normal).
Time, 8 seconds. (Ties Field House
record.)
iPole Vault: Won by Stein (Michi-
gan Normal); second, third and
fourth place tie, Segula (Michigan),
Webb (Michigan Normal), Wedenoja
(Michigan). Height: 13 feet 3 inches.
Mile Run (Open): Won by Acker-
man (Michigan); second, Purdue
Michigan); third, Leake (Michigan);
fourth, Zemper (Michigan Normal).
Time, 4:27.3.
65-Yard Low Hurdles (Invitation-
al): Won by Thomas (Michigan);
second, Pinney (Unattached); third,
Tolmich (Unattached); fourth, Ad-
ams (Wayne). Time, 7.4 seconds
(Equals Field House record set by
Wright, OSU.)
Special Feature Invitational Mile
Run: Won by Kane (Indiana);
second, Lenover (Loyola); third,
Schwarzkopf (Unattached); fourth,
Quinn (Michigan Normal). Time,
4:13.8.
University Mile Relay: Won by

Mat men Leave
To Participate
In NCAA Meet
Captain-elect Jim Galles and Bill
Courtright embarked for Bethlehem,
Pa.,' with Coach Cliff Keen to repre-
sent the Michigan wrestling team in
the National Intercollegiate mat
tournament which will get under way
tomorrow.
With only two grapplers repre-
sented. the Wolverines will be unable
to present any serious threat for the
team title, but both Galles and Court-
right will go after the individual
crowns in their respective weights.:.
In the samec tournament last year,
Keen's charges finished third behind
Oklahoma A&M and Indiana.
The two Michigan grapplersare
conceded excellent chances of placing
high in the meet. Galles, especially,
is given a better than even chance
to carry away a title in the 175-
pound class. He will attempt to con-
tinue his winning streak which last
saw him take the Big Ten title at
Columbus, Ohio
Pre-meet dope has established the
Oklahoma matmen favorites to walk
off with their eighth National Chain-
pionship,,and their fifth straight. In
dual meets this year, they have very
decisively defeated Minnesota, Con-
ference champ, and Michigan State's
highly-touted squad.
Of the team entries, four in par-
ticular are expected to give the Okla-
homans tough 'opposition-Minne-
sota, Indiana, Franklin and Marshall,
and Michigan State.
Coach Keen has again been select-
ed by tourney officials to act as one
o fthe referees for the meet. He
acted in the same capacity last year.
Michigan (Thomas, Barnard, Breid-
elach and Ufer);" second, Notre
Dame. Time, 3:19.7 (Betters Field
House record set by Michigan).

Thomas Ties
65-Yard- Low
Hurdle Mark

By GENE GRIBBROEK
Paul Goldsmith, who has just been
elected captain of next year's varsity
hockey squad, reported to Baseball
Coach Ray Fisher at the Field House
yesterday afternoon for a locker and
equipment, announcing his intention
of beginning workouts this afternoon.
As Goldy left, the perspiring Fish-
er sat down on the bench and looked
around him. "Hey," he said, "you
know I've got five captains down
here now? That is, four captains
and one ex." The mentor's list in-
cludes Goldsmith andmhistpredecessor,
Charley Ross; next year's basketball,
captain, Bill Cartmill; football cap-
tain, Bob Westfall; and, of course,
Bill Steppon, who leads the diamondl
squad from his second-base spot.
This was more or less of a casual
observation on Ray's part, and it may
or may not mean anything. But it
can't hurt any squad to have on hand
five athletes who were well enough

Five Michigan Captains Report
For Wolverine Baseball Squad

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