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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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ckey Team Faces London A.C. In Opener Here

Tonight

Lowrey Starts,
Four Veterans,
In First Game
Puck Squad To Pin Hopes
On Iron Men; VanHorn
Will Lead Canadian Foe
(Continued from Page 1)
ability that marked him as one of
the best goalies in collegiate circles.-
Completing the starting Wolverine
six in the defense positions will prob-
ably be Bob Collins a-d Ed Reichert.
Together with Braidford, Reichert
is the only non-letter winner starting
the game. The Michigan skeleton
ter-man 'squad has three wingmen
and only one defensuman ready for
reserve puck duty. Doug Hillman, Roy
Bradley and John Corson are the-
available wing substitutes, while;
Keith Nichols will be sent in as a
defenseman. Corson won his letter as'
a sophomore two years ago.
Michigan will be seeking its first
victory in five years against London.
* * *
A special treat will ie in store for
the spectators at the game tonight
when Mary Gresclhkea afreshman in
the University Art School, puts on two
figure-skating exhibitions between
periods. Mary has been skating since
she was five and has been active in
figure-skating for the past four years.
Two years ago she received a medal
for taking first in a senior figure-
skating contest which was held in
Detroit.
* * *

* * Bears Versus Panzers
* The Lawyers Battle
s By HAL WILSON
Daily Sports Editor
A COUPLE of lawyers dragged themselves out of hibernation with Black-
stone's Commentaries and Cooley on Torts yesterday just long enough
to reveal to a breathless campus that the annual Gravy Bowl battle will be
staged this afternoon.
And I can assure you that McCulloch vs. Maryland had no academic
edge at all on today's meeting which will pit, I understand, Bill Luck's
Panzers against Buck's Bears.
WHEN the rather lofty and involved language that these barristers
handed out yesterday is pared down, these salient facts stand out:
a touch football game will be held at 3 p.m. today in Grismore Stadium,
which is situated at the east end of the Legal Research Building. The
teams, Panzers and Bears, ar the finalists in the gruelling Law School
touch football elimination.
Steeped in hallowed tradition, this annual Gravy Bowl event has pro-
duced nerve-tingling, heart-rending battles in the past as the selected rivals
sought possession of a coveted Morocco-bound volunr of 84 Texas Criminal
Reports, indeed a worthy prize.
THE PROMOTERS of this athletic extravaganza realize that they are
running competition with the Rose, Sugar, Orange, Cotton and oth-
er more famous Bowl games. But, as they claim, these other highly-
publicized ventures pale into insignificance by comparison with the
Gravy Bowl. Today's classic will feature two of the most versatile aggre-
gations that have ever sought the highest kudos of athletic fame.
It will no longer be cerebrum against cerebrum and 'cerebellum against
ditto on the field of battle. Cast aside will be the gray matter and the
knowledge gained from Wigmore on Evidence, and Weathersby-Reed on
Libel. All that matters in those two hours of deadly combat this afternoon
is the gridiron skill that these'barristers may manage to muster.
H AVING SUFFERED only one defeat during the regular touchball
campaign, according to a legal decision handed down by Justice
Milton Solomon, the Panzers will place on the gridiron a unit that strikes
"with the deadliness and accracy of a panther-sometimes"
The Panzer lineup reads-as a veritable Milky Way of football talent.
Such stars as Neil McKay, ace ball-hawk, and Bud Spencer, masterful field
general, lead the team. Others on the Panzer active list are Dwight Ham-
borsky, Russ Ryan, Art Peter, Hank Moran, Jim Clancey and Cruzan
Alexander.
THE BEARS, on the .other hand, have a little,'more finesse in their
modum operandi. Also defeated once, they will rely on a team out-
standing for its size, power, deception and ability to intimidate the offi-
cials. Slated to see action are their stellar pass receivers, Don Treadwell
and Dick Stephens, and a host of veterans, including Bill Taft, Dick
Saunders, John Hall, Ed Adams, Charlie Schwartz, Jim Thorburn, and
Marbury vs. Madison.
Dopesters figure that a dry and fast field will give -the Panzers the
edge, whereas a sloppy gridiron will kill all chances for a Bear victory. This
'would indicate that the Panzers rate a slight margin. But the Bears point
out that in Hadley vs. Baxendale, the latter wasn't conceded a chance, either,
and yet managed to spring an upset.
IF THE BEARS WIN, the Panzers swear they'll' appeal the decision in
a higher court.
Bailiff, summop the witnesses. t
Lavageto May Go To Giants

Local Lass To Give Skating Exhibition

Wrestling Squad May Forego
Midwestern Meet This Year
By BENNETT YANOWITZ that is facing the wrestlers now. Ad-
Whether or not a contingent of mittedly a squad that has greater
Wolverine grapplers will compete in potentialities than any other in re-
the Midwestern A.A.U. meet next cent years, it remains to be seen in
week depends upon the schedule that competition whether these potential-
comkdpesdutofnchescheuetatIities will develop in the form of cham-
comes out of the coaches' meeting at pionships. Four returning lettermen
Chicago this weekend. as well as several other experienced
May Forego Meet This Year y men and promising sophomore ma-
Michigan has entered a team in this terial are all included in this group.
meet at Chicago for tee past several Injuries struck the matmen this
years, but may forego the meet this week, but they were not too serious in
yerbtmyfrgjh etti nature. Captain Jim Galles was for-
year. If Coach Cliff Keen believes tores a few da s the r
that the schedule will permit his cedoa p cfed nerve nayhs slet leg
matmen to gain enough experience o nearinin hissler s
in dual meets before the Conference bone separation in his shoulder is
and Intercollegiate meets, he wiel expected to keep Miarv Becker out of
keep his entire squad in Ann Arbor action for at least another two or
that weekend instead of participating three weeks, but he should be back
in the tournament, in the belief that before the season is very far ad-
the practice will be more valuable vanced.
'than the experience. However, if the
dual meet schedule is short, several ConferenceSwim
grapplers may make the trip to the
Windy City next Thursday. Meet To le Held
Keen has been working without an
assistant since the departure of As- In i(c(ian ool
sistant Coach Bob Antonacci for his__
post in Gene Tunney's naval forces. CHICAGO, Dec. 5.-()--The an-
As a former Big Ten and National nual Western Conference outdoor
Collegiate champion from Indiana, track and field championship meet
Antonacci was ip a position to teach
the grapplers much about wrestling. was awarded today to Northwestern
As it is, Keen alone must handle the University for May 29-30, at the Con-
entire squad as well as the freshman ference winter meeting.
Squad Has Potentialities The indoor championships again
Bringing the team to its pfak of will be held in the University of Chi-
condition and ability is the problem cago Fieldhouse, March 6-7, and the

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Between the periods of tonight's hockey game between the Wolver-
ines and the London A.C.. Mary Greschke, a freshman in the University
Art School, will entertain the crowd with a figure-skating exhibition.
The Ann Arbor lassie has been on Skates since she was five years old and
two years ago won first place in figure skating in the annual tourna-

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Cartmill Stars
In Cage Drill
Basketball Captain Scores
16 Of Team's Points

and Detroit Times.

Intrazmural Sport Shots
By BART JENKS and DON MELA

THE PROBABLE
MICHIGAN Pos.
Loud . G
!Collins RD
,Reichert LD
Braidford C
Goldsmeith (c) RW
Bahrych LW

LINEUPS
LONDON A.C.
Moffat
'Barrett
Sutherland
Geddes'
Legg
Sputhern

Although kept busy with the Con-
gress Day program the I-M depart-!
ment is not slackening its perennially

Coach Bennie Oosterbaan divided I rapid tempo in the least.

Wolverine
Schedules

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AInouncecd ...l
CHICAGO, Dec. 5.-(A')-Universi-k
ty of Michigan ten iis, swimming, golf
and baseball schedules' for ,1941: _an-
nounced here today at a meeting of
Western Conference coaches, direc-
tors and faculty representatives, -fol-
19w:
Tennis: April 23., Wisconsin at Ev-
anston, Ill.; April 24, at Illinois; April
26, at Purdue; May 2, Chicago.; May
8, Northwestern at Columbus; May 9,
at Ohio State.
Swimming: Jan. 24, Ohio State;
Feb. 13, at Northwestern; Feb. 14, at
Purdue; Feb. 21, Yale; Feb. 27, Iowa;
March 2, at Michigan State; March
7, at Minnesota; March 13, 14, Con-
ference Meet; March 27, 28, NCAA at
Harvard.
Golf: April 10, 19, Southern trip,
Athens and Atlanta, Ga.; April 20, at
Ohio State; April 25, at Michigan
State; May 2, at Purdue; May 4, In-
diana at Indianapolis; May 9, North-
western; May 11, Northwestern; May
13, Michigan State; May 16, Illinois;
May 18, Notre Dame; May 22, , 23,
Conference Meet at home; June 22,
27, NCAA rgeet at South Bend, Ind.
Baseball: April 24, Purdue; April
25, Purdue; May 1, at Indiana; May
2, at Indiana; May 8, Northwestern;
May 9, Northwestern; May 15, at Illi-
nois; May 16, at Illinois; May 22, at
Chicago; May 23, at Chicago; May 29,
Ohio State; May 30, Ohio State.

his squad into two teams again yes-
terday and once more toge "whites"
drubbed the "reds," 43-27, in a fast
and furious game which featured the;
play of Capt. Bill Cartmill.
The big New Jersey senior had the
best day he's had so far this season,
scoring 16 points and leading the
"whites"-Mel Comin, Jim Mandler,
Leo Doyle and Bill MacConnachie-td 1
their second straight win over the
ever-trying "red shirts," composed of
Morrie Bikoff, Wally Spreen,, Ralph
Gibert, Bob Shemky and Don Hol-
man.
At half time the score stood 21-10
and Cartmill had scored 12 points,
six of his eight shots dropping for
buckets. During the second half hei
attempted eight shots and two of!
themwent through the hoop for two-
pointers.
Shemky was high scorer for the
losers, tallying 10 of the "reds' " 27
point total. He played heads-up ball!
all during the scrimmage session and!
served warning that he is after one
of the first string berths on the five
that starts against Michigan State
next Saturday night.
Athoulh the pace was fast and
loose, the players enjoyed themselves,
especially the sophomores-Bikoff,
Gibert, MacConnachie, Spreen and
Shemky-who are eager to show their
wares to Oosterbaan and Assistant
Coach Ernie McCoy.

In the inter-fraternity volley-
ball competition nearly all the di-
vision champions have been deter-
mined. The teams whichswill meet
in the playoffs are as follows: Phi
Kappa Tau,hPhi Epsilon Pi, Kappa
'Sigma, Alpha Sigma Phi, Sigma
Chi, Psi Upsilon, Sigma Phi Ep-
silon, and Phi Delta Theta. The
final playoff berth will got to either
Sigma Alpha Mu or Sigma Nu who
are at present tied in their league.
Turning to tennis, we find a var-
sity tryout, George Madiel, pitted
against Ray Schneider in the All-
campus tennis final to be held at 10
o'clock Sunday morning. In reaching
the finals Madiel vanquished Dick
Bruns 7-5, 6-3 while Schneider beat
Charles Ochab 6-1, 6-3.
I-M Kaleidoscope: Add to the list
of outstanding swimmers the Dekes'
75-yard medley-relay team of Bob
Roberts, 'Jinx' OBrien, and John
Croul . . . their best time of 40.7
seconds is just two-tenths of a sec-
ond over the I-M record . . . also
Kelly Brent of the Phi Delts and
the Phi Gam's Phil Detwiler who
hold the diving spotlight.-

Contenders in the faculty squash
tournament will be sorry to hear that
Dr. Sumner B. Myers is definitely go-
ing to defend his title in the coming
tourney . . he will be gunning for
his fourth consecutive championship.
Along the grapevine word is pass-
ing around that Theta Delta Chi
should have formidable teams in
both the 'A' and 'B' basketball tour-
neys ... they will field teams .stud-
ded with former varsity tryouts
and high school stars .. .
Todays game . . . Carballo . . . an
Amefican version of jai-alai .
should attract all those who have held
a secret desire to play this most dift
ficult of all games . .. instruction will
be arranged for any who are inter
ested.
Intramural oddity: Keith Bennett,
water polo goal* for 'Theta Chi from
'29 through '33, was never scored
upon.
Greenberg, Leaves Army
FORT CUSTER, Dec. 5.-(A')-Still
clad in Army khaki, Sergeant Henry
(Hank) Greenberg said goodby today
to the fort where he has been a sol-
dier almost seven months, and set out
"to make myself ready to take over
the old job with the Detroit Tigers."

Conference swimming title meet will
be held at the University of Michi-
gan March 13-14. The tennis meet
was awarded to Ohio State Univer-
sity for May 21-23.
It also was , announced the Na-
tional Collegiate A.A. track and
field meet will be held at the Uni-
versity of Nebraska June 19-20, and
the annual Drake Relay games at Des
Moines, Ia., April 24-25.
The Central Intercollegiate Con-
ference, also in session, announced its
indoor track title meet for March
6-7 at Michigan State College, East
Lansing, Mich., and the outdoor meet
again at Marquette Univ rsity, Mil-
waukee, the afternoon and night of
June 6.
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' JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 5.-UP)
-The hottest trade left,. sizzling as
the baseball meetings broke up today
was a deal between the New York
Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers which
reportedly would send Lefty Cliff
Melton to the National League cham-
pions for third baseman Cookie Lava-
getto.
Negotiations were temporarily bro-
ken off while the baseball crowd
shifted to Chicago, where the Major
Leagues will be in session next week,
but there seemed to be good pros-
pects that some such trade might be
closed there.
It might have been completed here
except that Brooklyn has been search-
ing for a third baseman and prob-
ably is loathe to part with Lava-
getto until President Larry MacPhail
can get his hands on anrother.
Brooklyn's greatest need is a south-

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paw pitcher and th% veteran Melton
who won 8 and lost 11 last season, is
about the best portsider available to
the Dodgers. He will be 29 years old
next month, buA has been in the
Major Leagues only five years and
many managers believe he has con-
siderable pitching ability left. He
won 20 games for the Giants when
he broke in in 1937, but hasn't been
anywhere near that since. Boss Bill
Terry of the Giants has somewhIat
soured on him, for that reason, and
no doubt would be willing to part with
him.

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