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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE ljTUR I

Bears (
Chicago Team
To Meet Giants

rush

Packers,

31

To

Take

Western

Crown

Army Cancels Rose Bowl Game For Military Reasons

For Pro Title'apt. Galles, Becker Twins Bolster Similar Order

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A Bear
In Wild

e McAfee eStarI
rs Get 24 Points
I Second Period

Wolverine Mat Championship Hopes

CHICAGO, Dec. 14.-(UP)-The Chi-
cago Bears scored 24 points in a wild
second period today to defeat theI
Green Bay Packers 33 to 14 and win
the Western Division playoff in theI
National Professional Football League]
and the right to meet the New York1
aGiants here next Sunday for the
league championship.
With 43,425 spectators looking on,j
the Bears tore up and down the turf
of Wrigley Field in that second stanza
for three touchdowns, three conver-
sion points and a field goal, gaining
a 30-7 half-time lead. It was no job
protecting that margin thereafter.
The Packers had made a terrific
battle of it for the opening period,
scoring the first touchdown after one
minute, 56 seconds to take a 7-0 lead.
The Bears scored on Hugh Gallar-
neau's, 81-yard punt return for a
touchdown just before the period
ended.
Bob Snyder's 23-yard field goal,
which opened the ,second period, put
the Chicagoans ahead, 9-7, and from
then off it was strictly the Bears.
The Packers got a mere 35 yards
by rushing compared to 267 for Chi-
cago. But their passing game, despite
a sharp Bear defense around end
Don Hutson, was hot, and they
amassed 222 yards in the air to 48
for Chicago.
Only one of the two Packer touch-
downs came as a result of passes.
Their first, in fact, was born of a
Chicago fumble by Gallarneau on the
opening kickoff, which Ray Riddick'
scooped up on the Bears' 18. Clarke
Hinkle scored from the two .and con-
verted.
The Bears' first score was spectac-
ular. Hinkle punted late in the initial
period and ballarneau took it on his
own 19 and dashed to a touchdown
behind great blocking.

Will Rule Out
East-West Tilt
May Move Bowl Games
Inland; Officials Seek
New Site For Contests
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14-{ P)--
War times causect cancellation toda'

> * Deniocracy To oronocracy
0 Santa Claus Challenge
y HAL WILSON
Daily Sports Editor
* * * *

of the Rose Bo i and East-West foot- THIS QUOTATION may or may not
ball games. have anything to do with sports
There vas a possibility one or both depending mostly on your opinion of
of the New Year's Day gridiron class- athletes, but it's rather interesting'
ics would be held in some inland city. anyway. It appears under a headline
The Rose Bowl game between Ore- in The Daily Nebraskan which 'eads:
K en State College and Duke Univer-I
Mtorh-,Inherit
3ity as well as the Tournament- of
C Earth Predicts
Roses parade at Pasadena were of- r
CoIgate Prof,

Clark, athletic director and head
football coa h at Grand Rapids
University . . . (N.k is that he has
a good shot for the opening, which
he admits he would like to fill .. .
outstanding favorite for the post
thus far is Burt Ingwerson, Illini
graduate who now is line coach un-
der Lynn Waldorf at Northwestern.,

If the Wolveri
does nearly as we
Galles, Michigan
of enjoying one o
seasons in history.
Galles is the ;l
'Ten 175 pound
among the top co
in that division.
The husky /Wo
tracted wide atte
man year by ta]
AAU 165 pound tit
Cliff Keen knewt
champion in the
ceeded to make hi
Varsity mat men
Maize and Blue c

Rehash Of V rait
Hockey Less In 1
Oosterbaan Declares Quintet
Sextet Shows Improved
By DICK SIMON
UCKET POP-SHOTS: Coach Bennie Oosterbaan was
very pleased over the fact that his cagers scored so
decisive a win over the Spartans in last Saturday'sl
battle . . . but said "that they still needed plenty of
work before they could go any place in the Western
Conference"
The Wolverines were real sharpshooters in the
Michigan State game too . . . Mel Comin was high
man . . . he sank two of his three
shots . . . Leo Doyle was next with
three of his seven attempts going
for field goals . . . Big Jim Mand-
ler whlo led all the scorers wih 15
points hit the hoop four times out
/of 16 shots . . . all in all the Maize
and Blue sank 12 out of 41 shots 1 t
attempted
AT THE FOUL LINE the cagers,
had a .650 average . . . they
sank .13 free throws of the 20 they
were awarded . . . Mandler tossed
in seven out of eight . . . while Bob
Shemky had a perfect night sinking
both of his foul shots ..
A total of 26 persona fouls were
called on the players in' the game
with about four and a half min-.
utes remaining in the fray, State's
high scorer, Jpe Gerard, was rele-
gated to the sidelines because of per- .
sonals . . . and about a minute
later Michigan's sophomore guyard,
Bill MacConnachie, joined him . . .
Mandler and Melvin Peterson,
Spartan reserve guard, had a
double foul called on them mid-
way through the second half ...
both'boys were trying to get theI
rebound on Capt. Bill Cartmill's,
foul shot . . . Big Jim made his
free throw but Peterson's hit the *
rim and bounced away . ..
*OSTERBAAN only used two of LEO D
his sophomores to any extent
against State . . . but they both
drew the praises of the fans . .. It's No Surp
Shemky and MacConnachie both
drew quite a round of applause when { Tr Willb
they left the floor near the end of
the game . . . as Bennie put in CHICAGO, Dec.
Morrie Bikoff and Ralph Gibert with cial American Leag
only about a minute to go, they released today, con
really didn't have much of a chance one knew all alon
to show their ability iams of Boston wa
Michigan's great band enter- champion. The au
tained the crowd with their excel- ever, provide a no
lent music during the time outs setting his final m
and during the intermission be- cious 47 points bett
tween the halves . . . the familiar rival.
refrain of "The Victors" and the Williams, who p
different fight cheers all helped to games for the RedE
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iciall calledoff ato r a confe r cee ca m rne .NGc
:: AEtw nd commie:e membersy andr" The story quotes a Dr. George. the Rose Bowl gte cnaue atih
,;. Lieut. Gen. John. L. Dewitt, Cor-, Estabrooks, Colgate pychocl y pro-' military danger involved, the Assola-
:: :'. of the noutlh Army. lessor who charges that the "UnitedI ted Press reviews the history of the
....: .iDirectors of the East-West con- States is changing from a democracyanulcsicb dearg:"e
test,.bringingtogethersenio college.i.:_ ,_,r.W.crayy."game was played back in 102 as an
x ; est brngin toethr seiorcolege ino amoroocr~cy"' experiment, butt it didn't rove satis-
fi .... .>Left to Right: JIM GALLFS, MARV B 1ECKERb, MEL BErCKER stars and held here annually for theIp
benefit of the Shriner's Crippled "The professor views with alarm factory. No other contests were held
Children's Hospital, cancelled local the fact that the birairate of mo-. until 1916" . . . That first clash was
ne wrestling team In commenting on Galles, Keen year while his brother has yet to arrangements for the game at the re- ons in America is two and a half the one in which Fielding Yost's
ll as its Capt. Jim i(says, "He is one of the hardest work- make an*appearance in a Maize and quest of General Dewitt. times greater than that of citizens Michigan machine crushed Stanford,
mat fans are sure !ing fellows I have ever seen. The Blue uniform. New Site To Be Selected in the 'above average intelligence' 49-0.
f the most fruitful boys on the team all think a' lot of The twins are products of Ann Ar- They said, however, that the game group. Jm Phel h h
him, and his bility is well known. bor and are considered to be two of will be played in another locality, with "Dr. Estabrocks is even more pes- the bounce by University of Wash-
holder of the Big There isn't much more anyone can the most promising athletes on the the same coaches and players. The simnistic abcut man in general, his ington authorities as head coach
'Thampionship and ask of a captain." squad. Marvin is a 155 pounder which new game site has not been selected predicton being that the human has compiled a fine composite rec-
)llegiate performers5 The husky 175 pounder' has been is ten pounds heavier than brother but the directors asked the players, race will end in extincticn in from ord in Pacific Coast Conference
out of practice the past two weeks Mel. who have accepted invitations to play, 1 to 1,000 years unless it takes steps standings . . his teams, from 1936
verine captain at- with a sprained knee, but is expected Marvin says, Because I am older to stand by. to correct the differential birthrate through 1941, rank first In compes-
ntion in his fresh- to be back on the mat before the mid- by fifteen minutes than my brother General Dewitt's request that the and 'the fatal effects of modern ite figures. . . but he's looking for
kig the Michigan dle of next week. I can usually beat him, but Melvin game be called off was transmitted to medicine'." a new job now.
.le. Wrestling Coach Keen has two other wrestlers on his says, "I have a better average against the directors through Gov. Culbert
then that he had a team who are not the known quan- Olson. 'R'S another quote that defin- ICHIGAN'S varsity sport card Is
making and pro- tity that Galles is. These two mystery It's a good thing that Vhese twins Reasons for the cancellations wer i y at a low ebb this last pre-vacation
m one of the ablest men are twin brothers Melvin and have a place to wrestle other than identical. military prohibition of the In fact the person who wrote it, a week . . . a basketball game with
ever to wear the Marvin Becker. their home. Mother Becker used to gathering of large crowds. fct the pron hmse i- Notre Dame Friday night is the only
olors. Marvin competed in one meet last have quite a broken lamp bill every Percy Locey, Director of Athletics aly as 'Mike,' quite possibly is destine ttraction .a.. the All-Cmpus wrest-
month until the boys decided to con- I of Oregon State, said "Our committee to become a boxing champion some- ling tournament, to be staged Wed-
fine their wrestling to the Ferry Field!was graciously received and eniphat- nesday. is most important of the
nnmats. ically told there could be no Tourna- day. ."varsity events..
Y HMarvinhas been n the injuyred Emert of Rses parade or Rose Bowl Albert Goldman, a postmaster inx
I lis'A / .~ . Y ' ' ' tI ~ nt for the last several weeks With Ifootball game in P'asadena, Jan. 1. New York City, at the annual open- ter from Texas, who holds the Newadil ctd ol rb ne bu ex cs N elss osy we g ed to o p r- ng f ch d ens etrs o S n a Y rk nd C io na v ri ns f t e
i a dislocated collar bone, but expects Needless to say we agreed to cooper- ing of children's letters to Santa York and California versions of the
to be ba ck in pacticim a week or ate fully" Claus, came across this one froin lightweight boxing title, and Sammy
r/ e I 7 d C oltes sttoiegbak inxractcetinalwek ordteSally.
-Cswo. At Corvallis. Ore., C. V. Ruzek, Ore- Mike, who listed a great number of Angott, who is recognized by the
Melvin competed in the All-Can- gon State Coast Conference faculty gifts he desired and then addd: N.B.A., meet in a 15-rounder at Madj-
pus wrestling tournament held last representative, said "negotiations are "You better bring all this stuff son Square Garden Friday night
year, and won a gold medal, while definitely on to transfer the Rose I'll beat you to a pulp." The, winner will be recognised as un-
Still Needs Plenty Of Work';pMarvin won honors the year before Bowl game to another location. He disputed world's champion . . . by
in the contest with the same result. lefused to name possible sites and said everybody except the loser.
Defense Against Sailors The brothers will be eligible to jfthere probably would be no definite SPORTS HASH: Ed Frutig grabbed _-_- -
compete in the tournament this com- announcement.until Monday or Tues- K a couple passes and quite a bit of
By ingWednesday, as they are not letter day.
By STAN CLAMAGE ing d the glory in yesterday's Chicago Bear-
winners. The contest is open to all Officals Anxious To Change Green Bay Packer playoff gameor
lICHIver kstudents enrolled in the University, Officials of both games were anx- the Western Professional League title
Dover last Saturday, gave some indication that im- except letter-winners on the wrestling ious 'to place the game in localities . . although Ed's team dropped the
provement is on the way. team. outside of the immediate danger hard-fought decision, the former
With capable Hank Loud already secure in the nets,-- zones. Oregon State's pre-game ex Wolverine All-American end played
Coach Eddie Lowrey has begun experimenting at the Nelson Takes Miami Open penses already total $20,000. outstanding ball . . the decision to
rear of the sextet, and is working forward. In the In Chicago yesterday it was pro- off the East-West game at San
battle with the Canadian Sailors, the defense showed MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 14- P)-Byron posed to switch the game to Soldier's Francisco because oi tue international
vast improvement. Lowrey took a chance in starting Nelson streaked over the final nine Field, with a seating capacity 3f situation will change vacation plans
- 'ophomore Jim Htfll at the right de- holes in a sensational five-under-par around 120,000. Denver University of Bob Westfall and Bob.Ingalls. c!
p\c ,an30 today to become the second player Stadium in the Rocky Mountain city
fense post, and the big in history to win the Miami Open Golf also was believed under consideration. Latest rumor on the Illinoi3
came through. He broke up numer~ Tournament in successive years. 1 It is a comparatively small bowl. coaching situation concerns Potsy
ous plays and his checking proved ef- __ _.._____k .
fective
In the front line Johnny Braidford
again played a sparkling game. He
s d ..',..nJ.5Mi Chia a ' .JLi I zaI I//

oiue Im ungu nSloneta cly, an1
might have had another that was dis-
puted. ;Braidford was easily the
most aggressive Wolverine on the ice.
Also, not to be forgotten is the fact
that Braidford was one of the very
few Michigan puckmen who kept up
a fast play wthout letting up when
"the team lost the puck.
One possibility that almost seems
sure is that Michigan will have
greater successes next semester if
they can ice some of those five' in- I
eligible players. Adding to the im-
proved defense a stronger front line
will make the Wolverines a formid.
able foe for any sextet. Coming up
within the next two months will be
some of the toughest collegiate and
amateur competition in this country
and Canada. Immediate possibili-
ties of victories are remote, but the
future might tell a different story.
Some people who witnessed the 2-1
Shockey loss last Saturday remarked
that while Port Dover used many
nOYLE ; power plays, Michigan tried none.1
Remember this: at the present,
Michigan must stick to a conserva-I
'rise Now I tive defense type of play. They just'
ams Can Hit haven't the speed and reserves to
cope with a better equipped opposi-
tion.
14-t)-The offi- -- - - - --- -
ue batting records, ;
firmed what every-
g--that Ted Will-
as the 1941 hitting
dited figures, how-
te of authority in
ark at .406, a spa- Good fellow
er than his nearest
articipated in 143
Sox, made 185 hits

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