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TIHE MICHIGAN blAILY

PAGE THREE

Swimmers

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For Colegiates By Sinking

Wildcat

Weir Chooses
Teo Of Three
Doubles Teams
By DICK SIMON
With five of the six singles posi-
tions pretty well determined and with
the final day of reckoning just two
weeks away, Coach Leroy Weir has
started to make definite plans about
the' pairings of his three doubles
teams.
Captain Jim Tobin and junior Law-
ton Hammett, numbers one and two
respectively in singles, have been
working in the number one spot and
have 'really been clicking. Tobin
with his hard, fast serve and Ham-
mett with his excellent net game
seem to be the logical pair to play in
this slot.
In a practice game yesterday this
combination looked quite impressive
with, the net play of both players
featuring the match.
In the second position will prob-
ably be two juniors, Jim Porter and
Wayne Stille. Porter is a unique
player in that he serves with his left
hand and plays with his right. Since
this left-handed serve is quite diffi-
cult to return and since Stille is a
powerful server himself, these two
should play together quite easily.
Both play good net games and the
steadiness of Porter should balance
the sometimes erratic play of Stille.
The last doubles team is still a
mystery. One thing, however, is
pretty certain-namely that Tom
Gamon will probably be one of the
two lien. Gamon has been playing a
good brand of tennis and has just
about assured himself a position.
The remaining place depends on the
number six singles man, and this
person should be chosen soon.
Under his tpresent plans Weir has
not quite decided if he will take an
extra man on the Southern trip and
will not do so until he has definitely
decided who the sixth singles man
and last doubles man will be.
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Natators Coast jJ, IS fIem
To Easy Win;
Skinner Stars
.
Wolverine Breaststroker,
Nears World Re cordI
With 2:22.5 Timing - - -
(Continued fr,n Page 1)
2:19 flat. Gus will be a third Michi-
gan entry in this event in the Na-
tionals.
All of these races-Skinner's
breaststroke-the 400 yard relay-
and Sharemet's 220 were time trials
for both the boys and Coach Mann.;
"It will sure give those fellows in Lanky Jim Skinner, product of
Lansing something to think about , gh School and Exeter Academy,c
when they read the morning papers," he has turned in this season in th
Mann remarked after the meet. . Skinner churned the distance in 2
But that isn't all that should bring second off the world's record. Th
chills to the 170-odd entries assem- etnlofhewrdsecd. h
bing in Michigan State's Jenison Matt Mann, Wolverine swimming c,
Field House. Fran Heydt turned in championship in this event at Eas
a terrific :59.8 in a special 100 yard formidable opposition will come fr
backstroke race with Capt. Bill Beebe of princeton and Johnny Meyer of
to decide which lad will swim on the
medley relay team Friday.
John Sharemet, after a long lay- QC$ orn
off, kept close to Skinner most of I
the way in his record-assault, fin-1
fshing a short distance ahead of , While lowly teams like the New
Johnny Walsh who came in at a |York Giants or the last place Phila-
terrific clip. delphia Phillies enjoy the balmy
Fahrback's victories in both sprints breezes of the tropical South, Michi-
were of the touch variety-Burton -
being nipped by the closest of mar- gan's baseball team of championship!
1 gins in the 50 and big Claire Morse hopes is forced to continue its work-
just losing out in the century. outs in the Field House.
In the quarter-mile, Blake Thaxter Coach Ray Fisher had mapped out
went out to a lead he held till the a complete program for outdoor
375th yard when Jim Welsh took over drills this week but the continued
to finish two yards ahead in 4:58.
Michigan's medley relay of John cold weather has forced him to aban-
Sharemet Ted Horlenko. who won don, for the time being, this idea.

ry For Xational

(2ri

sIer Worries As tiopefl kofWeismwn Nam'ed
Seek To Fill Harmon's Shoes M Ws

By NORM MILLER cliff Wise, u
Scmewhere in a hidden niche of last year, and
tie Field House store room there is letter-winning
tucked away an enoimous pair of 4gut for base
football shoes. I in the Mich
They were left behind to an aspir- I won't be deter
ing successor last November by one It's a weigl
Thomas Dudley Harmon of - All- ler and it'll b
American fame, and some time in signment to fi
the not-too-distant future, an un- wins the posit
heralded Wolverine gridiron hopeful to live up to
will he expected to shove a- pair of Harmon durin
feet into them and start ringing up puts the Gar
tcuchdowns for dear old- Michigan. anything but
But the task of filling the shoes is -
just about as big as the brogans
themselves, and no one will be the Fr r
least bit surprised if Coach Fritz~r
Crisler keeps the domestic aspirin Ir I
producers in clover until he finds the I
man with the right-sized feet. Fraternity
Right now, there is a bevy of back- the limelight

Bob Weisman, '42E, of Detroit, will
become the first senior manager of
.nderstudy to Harmon thevarsity wrestling team under the
Davie Nelson, another new wrestling managerial system.
halfback. arE both, Weisman succeeds Al Copley, '41,
ball and their places of Buffalo, New York. Prior to Cop-
igan gridiron picture ley's appointment, men for.the posi-
rmined until .fall. tion were selected from other var-
hty task for Mr. Cris- sity and freshman team manager
e an ever weightier as- groups.
Ind the lad who finally
tion. The job of trying
the standards set by
ng the past three years FRIENDLY SERVICE
y Ghost's successor in SAVES TIME AND MONEY
an enviable spot.
- - - -

the swimming tanks of Ann Arbor
came up with the best performance
e 2M0-yard breast stroke last night.
:22.5, a mark just five tenths of a
e local boy is. being counted on by

tfies Stag(e
track stars will take
at 7:30 p.m. today,

Tclegvapb
CHARGES FOR TELEGRAMS
' PHONED IN APPEAR O YOUR
IELEPHONE BILL.

oach, to take the National Collegiate field candidates battling it out for
st Lansing this weekend. His most Harmon's job in the spring mud of
on* Al Povilaitis of Iowa, Ned Parke Ferry Field,,but so far, no one who
Yale. resembles the peerless Ace has ap-
peared on the scene.
Among the leaders for the position
In Fisher's Side is freshman Dave Allerdice of the
famous fotball Allerdices who can hit
__-_,a dime at twenty paces with his pas-
chance to show their stuff in a prac- sing and is a better than average
tice game. punter, but who will have to display
Capt. Bill Steppon and Bud Cham- a great deal more running ability
berlain, who were idle because of ill- to win the job.
ness, and George Harms, who was Freshmen Tom Kuzma and Paul
out of town because of an injury to White and Ray Sowers, a back who
his mother, returned to uniform yes- was making a good bid for last year's
terday and participated in practice. squad until felled by a severe knee
Bill Burke, catching candidate who injury, are a trio of 190-pound husk-
was hit in the head by a pitched ball ies who fill the bill as far as ball-
in Tuesday's practice, was pro- carrying is concerned, but none of
nounced O.K. and released from the I them can pass satisfactorily with
Health Service yesterday afternoon. the result that Crisler is using all
ythree at the wingback position.
Brooklyn (N) . 101 001 000-3 7 1 Don Robinson, a freshman from
St. Louis (N) . 000 010 22x-5 6 1 Detroit, can run, pass and kick, but
Swift, Wicker and Franks; Van- weighs only 160 pounds and may find,
denberg, Roe, Iyons and Cooper it a hard task bucking: mammoth
Big Ten lines, Still another possibility

when the annual fraternity indoor
track meet takes place in Yost Field
House.
Last year's co-champions, Phi
Delta Theta and Sigma Chi, will each
be attempting to take the champion-
ship, but their paths will be ob-
structed by Chi Psi, this year's out-
door leaders. These three should
make a race of it, but they may easily
by upset by any one of the 21 other
teams entered.
The event is one of the oldest un-
der the supervision of the Intramural
Department, having been held for
the last 22 years. In former times
varsity and freshman track per-
formers were allowed to participate,
but recently they have been barred
from competition.

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1C G1G , LC U 1i , W1V I
the backstroke event, and Will Gaer-
vey left the Wildcat trio of Jerry
Zehr, Walsh and Emmett McInnis
far behind to win out in 3:02.

With the opening date of the 1941
season exactly two weeks away the
necessity of getting the boys butside'
and participating in as many prac-
tice games as possible becomes all

INTRAMURAL MANAGERS
Freshmen who are interested in
trying out for Intramural Mana-
ger positions should report to the
Sports Building, Student Mana-
gers Office, at 4 p.m. today.
Awards are given to I-M mana-
gers-sweaters to sophomores and
juniors, and a Varsity 'M' Award
to senior managers. A manager
in the Intramural Sports Depart-
ment has the same special privi-
leges as those granted managers
of varsity teams.

, the more urgent. 'is Chuck Kennedy,. a rugged 190-
SIMASU RIEST Ray has cut the squad down to 18 St. Louis (AL) 102 010 402-10 15 1 pounder who prepped at Western Re-
men not counting the pitchers and Ft. Worth (TL) 210 000 020- 5 12 4 serve Academy before coming to
100-yard Special Backstroke Event: will not drop any of the flingers from Allen, Kennedy and Grube; Marber- Michigan.
Won by Heydt; Beebe, second. Time the roster until they have had a ry, Greer, Milstead and Easterwood. To complicate Crisier's problem,
:59.8.
300 Yard Medley Relay: Won by'
Michigan (J. Sharemet, Horlenko,
Garvey); Northwestern, second. Time dn vi irtehafter's
3:02.«
220 Yard Free, Style: Won by G.
Sharemet; Fuller, NW, second;Kel- DU B L
ley, NW, third. Time 2:19.
50 Yard Free Style: Won by Fahr- -
bach, NW; Burton, Michigan, sec- he has been running desperately, but ham as Michigan's latest half-mile
ond. futilely, after girls. find came roaring by.
High Board Diving: Won by Powell, This is a great day for the Double, Dye Hogan, the greatest half Ah, but my heart is filled with the
NW, 421.2 points; Wolin, Michigan, A thrilled capacity throng (well, miler Michigan has ever had and burning. of competition. My veins
second, 404.2 points. a couple of my friends said they chief of the coaching staff hand- are pressing with an intense will to f
100 Yard Free Style: Won by Fahr- might drop around) is expected to ling the Double for this great de- win. My mind is thrilled with dreams
bach, NW; Morse, Michigan, second; but, proclaimed his young protege of new records. Yeh, and my feet are
Williams, Michigan, third. Time :53.3. a in excellent condition after .a stiff darned tired from all these workouts.
150 Yard Backstroke: Won by Hor- mighty Double make his long-await- workout last night. ,
lenko, Michigan; Reidl, Michigan, ed debut .in the track world. Chester Stackhouse ,who timed the Dear Professors Gregory, White,
second; Zehr, NW, third. Time 1:42.2 Running in the featured Bank- Double as he whirled around the Brum, and Wollaver,
200 Yard Breaststroke: Won by er's half-mile of the annual inter- ttiack, voiced his opinion that "any- I probably won't be in class to-
Skinner, Michigan; J. Sharemet, fraternity cinder meet, he is ex- thing might happen." I morrow. I have a little task to
Michigan, second; Walsh, NW, third. pected to rock the entire world "I shall see to it that we have a perform tonight and they have al-
Time 2:22.5. #assaulttasieupond oall a of
T :with a deadly assault upon all of special night man at work here in the ready set aside a bed for me at the
440 Yard ,Free Style: Won by the existing middle-distance ree- Field House. We want to be sure to Health Service. You can reach me
Welsh, Michigan; Thaxter, Michigan, ords. have the lights still burning when there, kind sirs, if you need me.
second; Kelley, NW, third. Timeo- With best regards .. .
4:58.8. While this will be the Double's ths hes. uknow, The Deadly Double
400 Yard Free Style Relay: Won by first appearance in organized compe-
Michigan (Patten, Burton, G. Share- tition, it has long been felt that he "I've seen everything now," re- NEWS FLASH . . . Greg Rice the
met, Barker) Northwestern, second. would probably be a natural if he 1NW LS Ge ie h
met, Barker) Northwestern, second. marked track captain Don Can- world's greatest distance runner (ex-
Time 3:30.2. ever set his slender flat feet (Draft_ cept for the Double, perhaps) has
Board No. 67 please notice) upon the'b
cinders. Wings Meet Chicago been declared physically unfit for the.
Exhibition Baseball d United States Army. . . The barrel-
Just look at the facts. Since Greg DETROIT, March 26.-(')-Count-chested Notre Dame phenomenon,
'Ricereceived his start by running ing noses, the Detroit Red Wings who roared over two miles in 8:51.1
At Fort Myers, Fla. around a paper route, since Ralph found themselves one man shy to- at Chicago Saturday night for a new
Detroit (A) .... 010 010 000-2 5 0 Schwarzkopf got his by racing to night for the opening game of their world's record, was found to be suf-
Cleveland (A) .. 011 000 Olx-3 7 2 Bible class every Tuesday after wait- National Hockey League playoffs with fering from a triple hernia . . . While
Giebell, Newhouser and Tebbetts; ing at home until the last minute so the Chicago Blackhawks but were not Rice was being turned down, Willis
Feller, Harder, Dorsett and Desau- that he could hear the end of the particularly worried over it. Play- Ward, former Michigan track and
tels, Hemsley. 'Jimmy Allen radio thriller, since ing-coach Ebbie Goodfellow, ace de- gridiron star, and Chuck Fenske, ex-
-I Paavo Nurmi got his start by chas- fense man, -was given litle chance of Wisconsin mile king, entered into
At Miami, Fla. ing butterflies in Finland and since taking part in tomorrow night's military service via the volunteer
Cincinnati (N) 003 500 000-8 14 1 Don Lash rose to fame after spend- open'er. route yesterday.
New York (N) . 025 200 00x-9 11 1 ing his early days racing behind fire{---- -
Turner, Walters, Logan and Baker, engines, there is no reason why the -_- =-__
J. Riddle; Gumbert, Carpenter and Double should not set the cinders on N EVW FOR S P
Hartnett. 'fire tonight. For the past 21years,

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