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Wings Ready
As Ace Center'

Weather Fails To Halt Golfers;
Players Tto i For Pos'itionis

High School Assistant Grid Coach MartineauI
Track Meet To Leave Football For 1arinesI


ejcisteam By BD LOW
Handicapped by inclement weather
conditions for the better part of the
Sid Abel's Return Bolsters week, Coach Ray Courtright's
Chances To End Series charges nevertheless have been out
on the fairways persistently practic-
In Four Straight Games ing their drives, their approaches,
and their putts.
DETROIT, April 10. -(AP) -The Their first golf match, with the
Detroit Red Wings have had nothing University of Kentucky, is only one
but good news for the last month of week away and the more fortunate
the National Hockey League season, southern linksmen have also been
and tonight they learned that their practicing hard so that the Wolver-
foremost playmaker, the injured Sid ines have had to take every advan-
Abel, would return to the game here tage to be out on the course.
Sunday when his club tries to close Too Much Talent
out the Stanley Cup series with the Blessed with an abundance of tal-
Toronto Maple Leafs. ent, Ray is holding special tryout
Abel was taken from the game last rounds today in order to help him
night in Detroit's 5 to 2 triumph over determine those men whom he will
the once favored Leafs after a colli- keep on his squad of fourteen.
sion with Johnny McCreedy of Tor- The four returning lettermen-
onto, but medical examiners today Captain John lteidy, Ben Smith, Dave
found no fracture of his upper jaw Osler, and Bob Fife-will receive
as had been first suspected. Abel re- plenty of support from a group of
ceived permission of physicians to very promising sophomores. Three
return to competition, although prob- in particular stand out: Phil Marcel-
ably on a limited basis. llus, Bill Stewart, and Bill Ludolph.
Series Won't Leave Detroit Marcellus Hits Long Ball
Detroit's third straight victory in The first of these, Marcellus, is a
the best of seven final series for the husky lad from Rockford, Ill., who
trophy emblematic of world hockey hits the ball straight and far down
supremacy was so convincing that it the fairway. Big things are expected
became almost a certainty, even in of sophomore Bill Stewart this sea-
the Toronto camp, that the series will son and if he comes through as ex-
not be carried from Detroit ice where pected he will make a welcome addi-
the Wings are unbeaten in 13 succes- tion to the team. The third new-
sive games. comer who has shown a great deal
of ability is a lad from Aurora, Ill.
If the Leafs win Sunday before an- Bill Ludolph who shot a 79 in prac-
other sellout crowd of more than tice last week. Ludolph won the
13,000 fans, the fifth game would be closed junior tourney in Chicago last
played at Toronto Tuesday. If need- summer to further back his claims to
ed, the sixth game would be played a varsity berth.
here next Thursday and the seventh In addition to these men, Coach
at. Toronto April 18. Courtright also has two former Mich-
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iiere Today

Doherty To Stage
Before Contest;
To Officiate The



Fred Brewer, who is a senior in school
but a sophomore in competition, won
the Trueblood Trophy last year and
is decidedly an improved golfer.
Other men out for the squad who
should give the veterans a battle are
Bill Brooks, Jacques O'Donnell, and
Bill Courtright, newly elected wrest-
ling captain who is the son of the
Varsity Squad
Will Use New
tennis Courts
TWeir yesterday announced that all
1home tennfis; matches \%ill 1),; layeV(d
on Ithe new I iar-tr'u (-w t t; at Perry
Field . in Past years the team
used only the clay COUrs at Ferry
Field for its week-day battles and
the ones on Palmer Field for Fri-
day and Saturday matches.
Ohio State's netters were hit the
hardest of all the Big Ten schools
by the war and graduation . . . not
one man who played on last year's
team is back and even some of
Coach Herman Wirthwein's star
freshmen failed to return to school

Three hundred of the finest high
school track stars in Michigan will
vie for state-wide honors here today
as the Michigan Varsity cinder squad
plays host to the fourth annual River
Rouge invitational high school trackc
meet at Yost Field House. '
The preliminaries of the high}
school meet will begin at 4:30 p.m.,
and the finals are slated to be run
off starting at 7:30 p.m. with Ann'
Arbor High School the defending
champion. Members of the Varsity
team will officiate at both the after-
noon and evening sessions and the
public is invited to attend.
Preceding the meet, Wolverine
Coach Ken Doherty and his charges
will get the annual track carnival
under way with a track clinic, sched-
uled to begin at 2 p.m., at which time
the Varsity team will put on an ex-
hibition for the benefit of the high
school athletes and coaches, and the
spectators. Every member of the
Michigan squad will display his
wares at this clinic, giving the high
school boys a chance to see some of
the best thinclad stars in the Big Tenf
in action. ,.
The Varsity's performance this
afernoon will prove of added inter-
est to Michigan track fans, for it
will give the Wolverine boosters their
first chance to see the sprint relay
teams which will compete in the
Drake Relays April 25. Michigan will
enter both the quarter-mile and half-
mile relays atthe annual invitation-
al meet at Des Moines, andl the
Wolverine sprinters have been prac-
ticing baton passing ever since the
finish of the indoor season.
Five of Michigan's top sprinters
will carry the Maize and Blue colors
into the Drake meet. Capt. Al Piel,
Al Thomas, Chuck Donahey, and Bob
Ufer are well-known to the Wolver-
ine fans, while the fifth man will be
sophomore Len Alkon, a boy who
burned up the high school cinder
oaths two vears ago in Detroit navnd

Earl T. Martieai , assistant Var-
sity football coach, disclosed yester-
day that he will probably enter the
United States Marine Corps as a first
lieutenant within eight weeks.
Martineau, who has maintained his
standing in the Marines Reserve
Corps ever since he was an officer
in the last World War, said that he
had received an official memoran-
dum as to his induction but no an-
nouncement as to his future duties'
had been made by his superiors.
The Wolverine backfield mentor
had a brilliant record in the Marines
in the last war. He won the Croix de
Guerre, Purple Heart, Silver Star,
the Distinguished Service Cross, three
general order citations, and four reg-
imental citations for gallantry in ac-
tion and went through every major'
American battle in France.
When Coach Fritz Crisler was told
that Martineau may leave the staff
soon he remarked, "Michigan will
feel the loss keenly," and added,
"Marty and I have worked together
through ten football seasons, six at
Princeton and four here, and if there
is a better backfield coach in the
country I have yet to hear of him."
Sport scribes throughout the na-
tion have given Martineau much of
the credit for developing Tom Har-
mon into one of the greatest all-
around halfbacks in football history,
and for building Bullet Bob West-
fall into the best fullback of the 1941


Baseball Team
Forced Inside
Ray Fisher To Annouce
TravelingSquad Today
The Wolverine baseball team was
forced inside the Yost Field House
to practice yesterday afternoon for
the first time in more than a week
because of bad weather.
Coach Ray Fisher limited the after-
ncon's activities to simple limbering
up because he was afraid any bat-
ting exercises might upset the play-
3rs' timing. The Wolverine coach
feels that once the boys get a chance
to bat outdoors it's a poor policy to
let them hit inside because of the
difference in lighting.
Mickey Fishman, on whom Fisher
is counting as a starting pitcher,
has been troubled by a head cold
that has kept him out of practice the
last five days. The husky senior has
been taking it easy in an effort to
be in perfection condition for the
spring trip.
Another Wolverine who has been
on the sick list is Bud Jessop, who
came down with the measles last
Monday. The scrappy little catcher
is fully recovered now and will be
able to work out in today's practice.
After today's practice Fisher will
post the names of the players who
will make the spring trip whiclf starts
April 15. Ray plans to take six in-
fielders, five pitchers, and four out-
fielders besides himself, the team
manager, Joe Hallissy, and 'Hal Wil-
son, Daily sports editor.
Iowa 19, Minnesota 2
Illinois 7, Indiana 5

the war was over. He became an
outstanding football and track star
for the Gophers and in 1923 was vir-
tually a unanimous choice as an All-
American halfback. He won the
Western Conference medal for pro-
ficiency in athletics and scholarship
before grad:uating.
Bettina Whips Beckwith
CHICAGO, April 1.-(AP)-Squat


season. Melio Bettina, heavyweight chain-
A native of Minneapolis, Martineau pion aspirant, decisively outpointed
enlisted in the Marines as soon as Booker Beckwith, heavyfisted Gary,
he finished high school but returned Ind., Negro, in their ten-round battle
to the University of Minnesota after in the Chicago Stadium tonight.

You couldn t get a wager in even igan high school champions in the
pins or buttons that the surprising personages of Dick Emery of St.
Red Wings would be halted in their Joseph and Bob Corley of Jackson.
mad dash for the cup they last won -- -- ---
five years ago. !
Grosso Under Pressure Shaughnessy Takes OverI
Because he may be limited to one MarylandCoaching ,ob
more game, center Don Grosso of
Detroit now is under pressure in his COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 10.
efforts to establish two all-time in- --(AI-Clark Shaughnessy, erstwhile
dividual scoring records for playoff. Stanford football coach, unpackedI
competition. Grosso has eight goals, his bag-T formation and all-at the'
matching the modern record of Cecil University of Maryland today and
Dillon of the New York Rangers, but proclaimed a major two-point pro-
he still is a point short of the 14- gram in his new job-one aimed at
point total compiled by Bill Cowley of "National Offense" and the other at
Boston three years ago. lifting Terrapin gridiron prestige.
Criser Produces Great Teams
Desvite P re-Season Handicaps



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Problems concerning material forI
football teams are nothing new for
Fritz Crisler, coach of the Wolverine
gridders. He has always had diffi-
culties which have stood in the way
of successful campaigns, but some-
how or another he has continually
come up with the right men.
In the start of his first season
back in 1938, Crisler watched a
strong, aggressive squad go through
its daily workouts. The line looked,
fairly sturdy with Ralph HeikkenenI
and Archie Kodros leading the as-
sault, but the backfield seemed to
lack spark. It was quite obvious that
unless Crisler found some good backs
among the sophomores, the Wolver-
ines would not fare so well in the
Harmon, Evashevski Give Punch
The two outstanding newcomers of
the session proved to be one Tom
Harmon and a fellow named Forest
Evashevski. Everyone knows how
Tom and Evy went on to be sensa-
tions in the fall and provided just
the punch needed to insure a good
As the following year rolled around,
an entirely new problem greeted
Crisler and his assistants. The year
before it was the backfield, and now
it was the line. They weren't wor-
ried so much about a starting team
because they had a group of capable
veterans back, but the replacement of
regulars was a cause for many head-
aches. After all Michigan played
the nation's best outfits and without
suitable reserve power it would be at
a decided disadvantage.
Probably the greatest worry at the

time was over the center position be-
cause although Captain Kodros had
a reputation for being a full game
man, if he were injured no proven
substitute was around to carry on.
All that Crisler could rely upon was
an unproven player named Bob In-
galls. Kodros did get hurt during,
the season and Ingalls stepped right
in and proved to be a most capable
It was the reserve line problem
again in 1940, and Al Wistert ap-
peared to become one of the stars
of the forward wall and greatly re-
lieve the situation.
Same Story Last Year
Of course, we all know the story
of last year's football picture. Har-
mon, Evashevski, Frutig, Fritz and
other stars were novlonger here, and
very few would give the Wolverines
much hope for a championship
caliber team. Among the stars that
emerged from spring practice were
Tom Kuzma and Paul White, backs,
and Merv Pregulman and Julius
Franks in the line. These boys
greatly helped to make an otherwise
sad football picture, turn into a
very successful season.
Now Coach Crisler is once again
faced with the problem of finding re-
serves. Merv Pregulman is doing well,
I at the center position, but beyond
him no one has as yet shown him-
self. The new fullbacks and line-
men have yet to stand the test of
action. However, if Crisler's record
repeats itself, he will find the re-
serve power needed in order to in-I
sure a good season for the Wolverines
next fall.

... Capt. Dick McFarlane enlisted will be out to liveiup to his advance
as did other members of the.squad notices at Drake.
the Buckeyes lost their first The Varsity cindermen will wind
match of the season to Kalamna-:ThVasy ndmnwilwd
ZOO oet K-. ip their active part of the day's pro-
zoo bllet.. 7-:, !ceediings with a race between two
Down in Detroit, Wayne has three
lettermen back aid will be led by a medley relay teams,
junior, Ed Proniack .Coach Nor- I
man Wann is again counting on his DIavey Nelson Nam edl
veteran, Elmer Miller, to give the 1_________________I
Tartars some points . . . Miller is 29 Best Scholar-A thlete
years old and when he's no', attend-
ing school or playing tennis he Davey Nelson, star centerfielder of
worl:s an eight-hour shift at one of the Varsity baseball team and half-
the Ford plants. back on the Wolverine football team,
Jim Porter, one of Weir's five yesterday was named winner of Mich-
seniors on the squad, often brings igan's annual medal award to theI
his Scotty dog down to practice ...senior having shown the most pro-
Jim has it perfectly trained as it ficiency in athletics and scholarship
just sits in one spot until the match during his college career.
is over. t fta The Board in Controlof Physical
Despite the fact that the Spartans Education which selects the winner,
navesaid Nelson's scholastic average for
year's team , they will have a fairly soud yeas wasch.21. So fa ra geMic ri
trng lieu 'h' fur years was 3.21. So fa at Michi-
strnglinup three sophomores gnthe "Mite" has won three letters
have come through with some steady in football, two in baseball and is
play and may cause the Wolverines at
now finishing his third baseball sea-
good bit of trouble when they helpI son.
the Maize and Blue open the 1942
season here on April 16 . . . one of He is a member of the U.S. Naval
the above-mentioned sophs, inci- Reserve and will go on active duty
dently, is named Herbert Hoover. this June.
Tho b tc dim motmiho f h




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Inc est uai meet maven of the
year will probably be the Notre
Dame battle which will take place
here on Saturday, April 18 . .. the
Irish were one of the three teams
to defeat the Wolverines last year
and they are just as strong now
as they were then.
Nelson Leads
Ninth Masters'
Byrd, Ru nyan And Sit h
Close Behind~ Leader
AUGUSTA, Ga., April 10.---
Blond, boyish-looking Byron Nelson
was better than the best off the tees
and on the fairways of the Augusta
National Golf Club today-and
though he sqluanderett shots right
and left on the greens he led the
field tonight in the ninth Masters'
Nelson, who said before the second
round he was shooting the best golf
,af his career whittled two strokes
from par on the outgoing nine and
three more on the back nine for 34-
33-67 and a 36-hole total of 135--
one stroke ahead of his nearest chal-
lenger. He has been over par only
once in 36 holes.
Horton Smith and little Paul Run-
yan, co-leaders with 67's in yester-
day's first round, faded under the
firing today of Nelson and Sam Byrd,
the former big-league baseball player.
While Byrd shot 35-33---68 for his
second straight 68 that left him trail-
ing Nelson by one stroke, Runyan and
Smith took wobbly 73's for 140 to
tie with Jimmy Demaret, who shot
his second successive 70.

Motion pictures of the 1941 Big
Ten outdoor track meet will be
shown at 10:30 a.m. today in Room
316 of the Union, in connection
with the River Rouge high school
track meet. All those interested
are invited to attend.
-Ken Doherty, Track Coach
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512 East Huron
Rev. C. H. Loucks, Minister.
Mrs. Gail Orcutt, Associate Student Counselor
10:15 A.M. The Church at Study.
Graduate Class meets in the church. Prof.
Charles Brassfield, Teacher.
Roger Williams Class meets in Guild House,
502 East Huron. Rev. C. H. Loucks, Teacher.
11:00 A.M. The Church at Worship.
Observance of the "Lord's Supper."
An activity program is provided for children
during this period.
6:00 P.M. The Roger Wiilliams Guild will hold
its first meeting in its newuquarters at 502
East Huron. "Exploring our Personal Be-
liefs" will be the subject for discussion.
State Street between Washington and Huron
Ministers: Charles W. Brashares and
J. Edward Lantz
Music: Hardin Van Deursen, director
Mary Porter Gwin, organist
9:30 A.M. Student Class. Prof. Kenneth Hance,
10:40 A.M. Church School for Nursery, Begin-
ners, and Primary Depts. where young child-
ren may beleft during Worship Service.
10:40 A.M. Worship Service. Dr. Brashares' sub-
ject is "Living with Father, Son and Holy
6:00 P.M. Wesleyan Guild. Tea and fellowship
in the Lounge.
6:30 P.M. "The Servant in the House," pre-
sented by Sunday Evening Players from
Michigan Central College.
7:30 P.M. Newly-Weds meet in the Church
Parlors. Discussion "The Problems of Rela-
Location: State and William Streets
Minister: Rev. Leonard A. Parr
Director of Student Activities: Mrs. Vera
Bucknell Thompson.
10:45 A.M. Servicese of public worship. In Dr.
Parr's absence, the sermon will be given by
Prof. Preston W. Slosson, whose subject is
"The Judgment Seat of History."
5:30 P.M. Ariston League, high school group.
The first discussion in a two-month course of
group study of the world's living religions will
be led by Erston Butterfield. The topic:
"Primitive Religions, Then and Now." Supper
will be served.
7:15 P.M. Student Fellowship in the church
parlors. Charles Erickson will lead the group
in a discussion on "What Can a Student Be-
sponsored jointly by
Zionsand Trinity Lutheran Churches
Zion Lutheran Church,
E. Washington St. at S. Fifth Ave.
10:30 A.M. Church Worship Service. Sermon:
"Testing The Teachers" by Vicar Clement
° Trinity Lutheran Church,
E. William St. at S. Fifth Ave.
10:30 A.M. Church Worship Service. Sermon:
"A Faith not based on sight alone" by Rev.


Michigan League Chapel,
Leonard Verduin, Pastor.
10:30 A.M. "But Try Every Spirit," (1 John 4:1).
7:30 P.M. "Walking in Wisdom toward Them
That Are Outside," (Colossians 4:5).
409 S. Division St.
Wednesday evening service at 7:30.
Sunday morning service at 10:30. Subject: "Are
Sin, Disease, and Death Real?"
Sunday School at 11:45.
Free public Reading Room at 106 East Washing-
ton St., open every day except Sundays' and
holidays from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Sat-
urdays until 9 p.m.
Place of meeting: Second floor, Y.M.C.A.
Building, 110 N. Fourth Ave.
10:00 A.M. Scripture study. Lesson topic: "The
Mission of the Seventy."
11:00 A.M. Morning Worship. Sermon subject:
"Be Thou a Blessing." The speaker will be
Garvin M. Toms.
8:00 P.M. Evening preaching service. Sermon
theme: "Are You Sure God Is Pleased?"
Wednesday, April 15
8:00 P.M. Midweek Scripture study. Lesson text,
Matthew 9: "You Need God and His Church."
William P. Lemon, D.D., Minister
Mark W. Bills, Director of Music
Franklin Mitchell, Organist
9:30 A.M. Church School. Classes for all age
groups. Mr. and Mrs. Class meets in Piggott
10:45 A.M. Morning Worship, "Living With Our-
selves," sermon by Dr. Lemon.
10:45 A.M. Nurserybduring morning worship.
4:00 P.M. Tuxis Society will meet for social
hour and business meeting. Miss Alice Gwinn
will give a short talk on Japanese young
6:00 P.M. Sunday Evening Club supper meeting
in the Russel Parlor for graduates and pro-
fessional people. Phone 2-4833.
7:15 P.M. Westminster Student Guild student-
led discussion on "Can we make our Religion
real?" Refreshments.
Division at Catherine
The Rev. Henry Lewis, D.D., Rector.
The Rev. Frederick W. Leech, Student
The Rev. John G. Dahl, Curate
George Faxon, Organist andtChoirmaster.
8:00 A.M. Holy Communion.'
10:00 A.M. High School Class.
11:00 A.M. Kindergarten, Harris Hall.
11:00 A.M. Junior Church.
11:00 A.M. Morning Prayer and Sermon by the
Rev. John G. Dahl.
4:00 P.M. H-Square Club, Harris Hall.
Speaker: Mr. Makepeace Tsao.
Subject: Confucianism.



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