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1941

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Louis Pounds Simon For

13

Rounds Before'

TKO Victory

(*..

Abe .Puts 'Up
Unexpectedly
Good Showing
Big New York Challenger
Hits Deck Four Times
Before Bout Is Hlted
By SID FEDER
DETROIT, March 21. - (P) - The
impossible didn't quite happen to-
night but it came closerenough to
throw a substantial scare into Joe
Louis and his'fistic family before the
Bomber was able to do his work. t
With just a whale-sized heart and
a dazzling left hand, the New YorkI
giant, Abe Simon-the big target who,
wasn't supposed to have one chance
in a milion of lasting more than three
rounds-gave Louis a "helluva" fight
of it for 12 full heats before runningf
afoul of the Bomber's big guns in the
13th.1
With the greatest indoor crowd in
Detroit's fistic history jamming the
Olympia and gasping in amazement
at Simon's sensational showing, Abe
gave just about as good as he receivd
until the thirteenth. Then, floored
twice by heavy-duty right hand7
shells, he. got up and staggered help-
lessly into the ropes near his own
corner. There, Referee Sam Hennes-
sy rushed in and halted the bout.
witi Louis a tired technical knock-
out winner at 1 minute 20 seconds of
the thirteenth.
Simon was floored twice before the
13th round. He was down for no
count in the first and for nine in the
third.
Altogether it was one of the most'
surprising showings in any Louis bout
up to now, for Simon wasn't expected
to go more than three rounds, yet he
not only lasted 12 full heats, but was
fighting all the way to the finish with
a great show of courage and a fine
left 'hand.
Leonard Holds
Detroit Tigers
To Two .Blows
ORLANDO, Fla., March 2.-G()-
Dutch Leonard had his butterfly
ball in mid-season form today and
held Detroit to two singles over five
innings as Washington defeated the
American League champions, 7-5.
All of Detroit's runs were scored
off rookie Jimmy Dean who pitched
the first four innings. Four came in
the second when Buddy Lewis mis-
played Birdie Tebbett's grounder and
Gorsica singled after Dean had filled
the bases by hitting Rudy York and
walking two men.
The Senators collected their seven
runs during the first three innings
when Johnny Gorsica walked five
men, hit another with a pitched ball
and yielded seven hits, one a triple.
Relief hurlers, Harold Newhouser
and Al Benton, allowed the Senators
only two hits in the remaining six
innings, but bythat time the Tigers
were having other difficulties with
Leonard.
Matt Mann Gives
Varsity Awards
To 19 Swimmers
Coach Matt Mann anoun'ed yes-
terday the names of men who have
been awarded Varsity 'M' awards on

this year's championship swimming
squad. The list of letter-winners in-
cludes:
Bruce Allen, Milwaukee, Wiscon-
sin; Charles Barker, Limona, Fla.;
Bill Beebe, Wilmette, Ill.; Willard
Garvey, Wichita, Kansas; Francis
Heydt, Kansas City, Mo.; Bill Holmes,
Detroit; Ted Horlenko, Buffalo; Clair
Morse, Battle Creek; John Patten,
Carbondale, Pa.; and Dick Riedl, Eg-
gertsville, N.Y.
Letters were also awaraea to: Gus
Sharemet, Detroit; John Sharemet,
Detroit; Jim Skinner, Ann Arbor; J.
Blake Thaxter, Brookline, Mass.;
Jim Welsh, Rockford, Ill.; Bob West,
Jackson; Tom Williams, Philadel-
phia; Jack Wolin, Cleveland Heights,
Ohio; and W. Dobson Burton, Battle
Creek.
Jim Wilkinson of Park Ridge, Il-
linois, received a secondary award.

wolverine Trackmen CompeteIn Chicago Relays Today

National Swim
Meet To Offer
LotsOf Action
By WOODY BLOCK
A random roundup of what Michi-
gan will face in the National Collegi-
ate swimming meet next week reveals
that:
1. The Wolverines should walk off
with the team championship withI
ease-nearest rivals being Yale,
Wayne and Ohio State.
2. Guy Lumsden's 50 yard crown
and Gus Sharemet's 100 yard title
are in danger of being monopolizedI
by a certain Bill Prew, Wayne's sen-
sation, who has whipped the best in
the country this year.
3. The 400 yard free style relay
event will be one of THE races, ofj

Two Michiganx
Matmen MoVe
Toward Finals
Bill Courtright, Jim Galles
Take Decision Victories
In First N.C.A.A. Bouts
(Special to The Daily)
BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 21.--
r Michigan's two representatives in the
National Collegiate Wrestling Cham-
pionship Tournament advanced to
the quarter-final round today by
scoring decision victories over Cornell
College of Iowa.
Bill Courtright defeated, Bill Ly-
man, 9-4. while big Jim Galles nosed
out Quentin Joy, 3-1. Courtright
overcame a two--point disadvantage
to take a lead over Lyman early in
their match, after Lyman took the
Wolverine to the mat. Courtright
evened the score on a reversal from

Star Michigan, Sprinter Runs Tonight

Two-Mile Relay Team Faces
Indiana, Notre Dame Quartets

the meet with Yale's world record a referee's position, and in the see-!
holders churning t out with the ond period scored on an escape and
a takedown while Lyman added a
fastest quartet Matt Mann can pos single point on an escape. Court-
sibly find. right increased his advantage in theI
4. In the distance races-220 and third bout, scoring on another take-
440 yards-another terrific battle is down and two points for his time ad-
in view with Jack Patten, Rene vantage.
Chouteau, Andy Clark, Howie John- I Galles and Joy stayed on their feet
l throughout the first three minutet
son and Blake Thaxter all challeng- bout. Galles, underneath at the start
ing the great Jim Welsh-Big Ten of the second bout, broke loose with
titleholder and the distance sensa- a standup after a minute and then
tion of the nation. =!collected enough time advantage in
-ethe third bout to score two more
5. Matt Mann is peeved that his points before Joy scored his line point
hopes for a one-two-three-four fin- , with an escape.
ish in the 150 yard backstroke may
be shattered by Danny Dannenbaum I
of Yaleywho turned in a 1:38.4 race
recently.I Stl
6. The return match between Iowan IsS
Al Povilaitis and Jim Skinner should
provide fireworks galore with the By HE SELTZER
count now standing one victory Td s-
apiece in the two times the boys This little tidbit is entitled ALes-
have met. Princeton's Ned Parke, son in Logic or Why Ralph Schwarz-
Chicago's Art Bethke, Michigan's kopf Will Never Go To China. I
John Sharemet and Yale's Meyer To consider the latter clause first,
make this a star-studded breaststroke one needs no profound insight to,
field. realize why Ralphie has gradually be-
7. If Jim Welsh is "right." and come extremely fed up with the word
there's reason to believe he will be, "Rice"-usually spelled with the pre-
the young Rockford, Ill., tireless tank- fix "Greg"---or to comprehend why,
er may return to Ann Arbor a triple when the cook serves it out at the
Intercollegiate champ with the 1.500 house, he is seen to shrink visibly
meter-220 and 440 yard crowns. from the innocent white kernels. As-
(Subject to change of course). sociation of ideas or something, for
8. Ohio State's once-great Buck- Greg Rice is ever churning cinders

Al Thomas, speedy junior, will run in the Chicago Relays sprints
tonight. Al took two Michigan A.A.U. titles Wednesday, and defeated
Detroit's Al Tolmich, world's 45-yard hurdle record-holder, in the low
hurdles
Leading Michigan Speed Skaters
Compete At Coliseum Tonight,

(Continued from Page 1)t
outfit in a clash that will automatic-
ally establish a meet record for it
will be the .first time the event has
been held at the Chicago classic.
Twice previously this season a
Hoosier foursome has led the Wol-
verine crew to the tape-once in the
Illinois Relays and once at Butler-
and for this reason will rate as a
slight favorite tonight. But both
previous encounters have seen the
fast'-flying Hoosiers extended to the
limit, and their margins of victory
have been small.
Michigan's quartet is pinning its
hopes for an upset victory on the
fact that at least two of the Hoosier
speedsters will be doubling in other
tough events, while all of the Maize
and Blue speedsters will be fresh.
Kane To Run Mile
Lanky Campbell Kane, winner of
the Michigan AAU Invitational mile
here last Wednesday, has entered the
Banker's Mile which includes such
standouts as Walter Mehl, John
Munski and Gene Venzke, and will
certainly be a very tired lad after the
grueling race it promises to be.
His Indiana teammate, Roy Coch-
ran, faces the same situation, for he
will also double, running in addition
I-M All-Star Puck
Squad Announced
Williams House, winner of the Resi-
dence. Hall hockey championship,
placed only one man on the Residence
1 Hall All-Star hockey team, while
Fletcher Hall runners-up to Wil-
hams, placed two. Adams,, Wenley
and Michigan each placed one man
on the mythical puck squad.

Tonight is the night when speed-
skating enthusiasts of this city get
their chance to see some of the state's
leading exponents of the sport do
their stuff. The occasion is the state
speed-skating finals under the aus-
pices of the Amateur Skating Unionl
of the United States. The meet will
be held at the Coliseum and is
scheduled to start at 8 p.m.
All the big names of speed skat-
ing in Michiganwilltake part in the
meet. The events in which champions

50 cents will also cover the entry
fee for any student wishing to take
part.
Outstanding participant in the field
of 150 should be Vince Bozich, thej
Detroit boy who captured practically
all the speed-skating laurels in the
Motor City this winter.
Among the female contestants, two
of the more notable are the Wrona
sisters, Helen and Esther, who have;

are to be named are the 220-yard ; garnered more than their share of Tewn oiioswr wre
dasht the 440 the 880 and the mileto Bill Dance, Adams, and Jim Clay-
Several heats will be run off in eac1the honors for feminine skaters this pool, Williams. Both boys are fast
event so the spectators should be as- year. skaters, good stick handlers, and
sured of a full evening of entertain- played freshman hockey. Bob Vib-
inetGuilty Tops Rookies bert, Fletcher Hall, a tricky stick
A mersnfete tngh'handler, was given the cener berth.
Anh nt side the of tonight's TORONTO, March 21.-P)-John- Joe Proctor, Fletcher Hall, and
show is provided by the fact that theny Quilty, 20-year old star of the Bill Pritula, Wenley House, a pair of
course over which the skaters will Montreal Canadians, today was I excellent backliners, were awarded
race is a short one (14 laps to the named the outstanding rookie of the the defense positions. Howard
mile) tWith so many turns, it seems ational Hockey League season and Strauss Michigan House, completes
probable that there will be a good
many spills which always make the ecipient of the Calder trophy. the sextet at goal.
proceedings more interesting for the
spectators.

A

eyes will have to be content with
diving glory and that's all. Earl
Clark and tow-headed Frank Demp-
sey are picked one-two off both high
and low board. That would make
Mike Peppe's diving record quite
complete. Last year Al Patnik and
Clark were one-two in both events
with Clark finally taking a first
from Patnik off the high board.
9. The judges will need 'a photo fin-
ish to tell the first man from the
last man in the sprints with such
greats as Gus Sharemet, Charley
Barker, Prew, Johnson, Dick Fahr-
bach, Dobby Burton and Ed Pope
thrashing their way to the finish'
close enough to spread a blanket
over them all.!
10. Last but far from least is the
fact that the records are due for a
shellacking as per usual when Michi-
gan enters a swimming meet. It's a
disease with the Wolverines and this
year they have it worse than ever.

into Schwarzkopf's face when then
run together.
But Ralph has one last hope, whichl
takes the form of an analogical arg-
ument. In clironological order, in his
two-mile races this season he has
finished:
a.-- Fifth in the Veteran of For-
eign Wars Meet; Greg Rice won.
b.- Fourth in the Millrose Games;
Greg Rice dittoed.
c. - Third in the N.Y.A.C. Meet:
Rice set a world's record.
d. - Second in the Cleveland K. of
C. Meet; Guess who was first.
Now says our Ralph to himself:
"I have gotten better in each suc-
ceeding two-mile. Last time I finished
second. Tonight I run against Rice
and the others in the Chicago Relays.
So tonight I will finally beat him and
come in first. It stands to reason. It
is perfectly logical."
But maybe Greg never had a course
in logic at Notre Dame.
~~~~~T T ~- ~I

Besides those races which the ex-
perts will dominate, the ASUUS has
announced that there will be a race
for students of the University of
Michigan. The admission price of

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