T-H-E M .CHIGAN -DATLY
SUNDAY. -ALfnfl -21, 1943
TAKING IT EASY
By ED ZALENSKI
Daily Sports Editor
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To Start Soon
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(Editor's note: Today's column was
written by Bud Low, a junior member
of the Sports Staff, in the absence of
Daily Sports Editor Ed Zalenski.)
Indoor Relays to the Fore
L ISTENING to the Chicago Relays
last night provided us with a good
deal of food for thought. We couldn't'
help wondering about this relay as-
ppect of track, and the changes it
has brought to the cinder world,
especially in the last decade.
We were talking with Ken Doherty,
who is Varsity track coach, just the
other day about the changes that
have come about, and he reminded
us of two trends that have been very
prevalent. First of all, the emphasis
has been been more and more on in-
door track, which has been brought
to the fore mainly by relay carnivals
of one sort or another.%
The Millrose Games, one of the
biest of the so-called promoters'
meets, started In 1915 and was the
forerunner of our present-day in-
door relays. Now, after almost a
quarter of a century, there is a
meet practically every week in the
East, during the months of Febru-
ary and March, that attracts stars
from all over the country. These
meets-which include strictly col-
legiate affairs such as the IC4-A
championships, the National AAU
championships, the New York AC
Games, and the Knights of Colum-
bus Games - have brought indoor
rckfrom the realm of obscurity
to a position of equal importance
with outdoor track.
JN THE MID-WEST it is practically
the same story, except that the
changes have been a little more re-
cent, and apply more to collegiate
competition. The Illinois Relays was,
in 1930, the only one of its kind in
the middle west. Now there are in-
door track carnivals at Illinois Tech,
Purdue, and Michigan State; while
since the war both Butler and Illi-
nois have dropped their relays from
their athletic programs, but in all
probability they both will be revived
after the country once again returns
There should be little doubt in any-
one's mind that the above-mentioned
meets have helped bring indo'or track
to the place it rightfully belongs in
the sports scene. It wasn't so long
ago that when a person asked which
school was Big Ten track champion
you always replied with the collegeI
that won the outdoor meet. Now it's
a different story - the indoor and
outdoor champions are named sepa-
rately (provided the same school did
not win both).
Of course, such meets as last
night's Chicago Relays and the
Cleveland Knights of Columbus
Relays which are to be held next
Saturday night have also done
their bit towards giving indoor
track more prestige. Although last
night's meet was only the seventh
in the history of the Chicago Re-
lays, it still ranks in importance
with such outdoor events as the
Penn and Drake Relays.
THE SECOND noticeable trend is
that these indoor relays are fast
replacing dual meets in the eyes of
both spectator and contestant. Take
our own Wolverine track squad. for
instance. It had two dual meets
during this last indoor season (one
with Michigan State and one with
Ohio State). On the other hand, all
er part of the squad has participated
in the Millrose and K. of C. Games
in New York, the Chicago Relays, the
Illinois Tech Relays, and the Michi-
gan State Relay Carnival; while the
Cleveland and Purdue Relays, next
Friday and Saturday respectively,
will find Michigan participants in
From the public's standpoint, the
attendance alone should verify the
fact that dual meets are on the
decline. This is not hard to under-
stand. In the first place, there are
more schools and organizations
represented in relay meets, and
consequently a higher calibre of
talent. Secondly, the events are of
such a nature as to,be more inter-
esting and exciting to the layman.
The contestants themselves prefer
relays to dual meets, not only be-
cause of the prizes and trophies that
are awarded, but also because team
spirit has more of a chance to show
its value. Then, too, since the com-
petition is stiffer, gaining a first
place in one of the relay meets means
greater glory and recognition in the
CAPT. DAVE MAT
... Wolverine trac
last night placed third
cago Relays 1,000-yar
ran on the victoriou
31 Frosh Nun
Awarded in -I
Freshman Coach Ch
house has awarded i
numerals to these 31 r
whom have left school
Scharrold Adams, F
0.; Richard Barnard,
N.Y.; Lehman Beards
Ind.; Henry Clark, Flin
lisk, Monroe; Robert
Grange, Ill.; John Don
naw; Robert Edmond,
William Fickinger, St.
vis Franzblau, Detroit;I
ner, Lakeside, 0.; F
Dearborn; Richard Ho
0.; Lee Kenney, Detroit
medjian, Detroit; Gec
troit; Charles McKean,
gene Moody, Oak Park,
John Morrison. Tr
Auldin Nelson, Flint;I
baumer, Oak Park,
Pierce, Sault Ste. Ma
Spada, Detroit; Dona
Cleveland; Claude Van
kegon; George Vet
James Wallis, Detroit;
Detroit; Harold White,
win Hakala, Dover, N.J
Lot IUer Second in(
Warmerdam Soars to Ne
I Thompson Ties World R
Special to The Daily
The Wolverine two-mile relay
team kept its record spotless when
it last night whipped Illinois and
Notre Dame in the Chicago Relays.
The quartet of John Roxborough,
Captain Dave Matthews, Ross Hume,
and Bob Ufer. blazed its way to its
best time of the year, 7:45.7. one-
tenth of a second off the Relays rec-
Ufer came in second behind Jim-
my Herbert in the 600-yard event,
while Matthews placed third in the
1,000-yard run behind Les Eisenhart
and Gene Venzke.
In a great "600" race, Jimmy Her-
bert of the Grand Street Boys Club
of New York, won his third Relays
championship with a kick of speed in
the last half lap to beat out Ufer
of Michigan. Ufer, American indoor
440-yard titlist and winner of the
ITHEWS Knights of Columbus 600, virtually
brushed shoulders with Lewis Smith
k star who of Priarie View College in Texas, in
in the Chi- a duel for the lead, for 2%/ laps until
d run and Herbert broke on top.
s two-mile Smith, National AAU champion,
stumbled and lost his stride 30 yards
from the tape and finished third an
eyelash behind Ufer. Herbert's time
rterals was 1:11.3., two-tenths second off
his Relays record.
Tr ckThe first upset of the meet, which
attracted a crowd of about 16,000,
ester Stack- came in the "1,000" when Les Eis-
ndoor track enhart, former Ohio State captain
men, nine of and now running out of Port Clin-
f or the ser- ton, 0., beat out the famed Gene
Venzke by two yards, and Dave
Matthews of Michigan, who finished
Rocky River, third. Jim Rafferty of New York,
Williamsville, National AAU champion, trailed into
ley, Elkhart, fourth pl'ace.
t; John Con- Eisenhart, setting the pace from
the start and only giving it up once,
Cullen, Le- was clocked in 2:13.8, compared to
haiser, Sagi- the Relays record of 2:10.6.
son, Detroit; A world record was equalled when
Joseph; Jar- Herbert Thompson posted a time of
Joseh; Jr--:04.4 in the 40-yard dash, first event
Robert Gard- in the sprint series which the New
?aul Harvat, York Negro has dominated for the
ll, Lakewood, last three years.
'; John Kera- Thompson, National AAU sprint
rge Kraeger, champion, also holds the Relays rec-
Matney, De- ord of :04.4, the same time Ben
Detroit; Eu- Johnson of Columbia turned in for
Ill- a world mark in 1938.
Ensign Cornelius Warmerdam bet-
'enton. N.J.: tered his own world's record in thc
Robert Nuss- pole vault by leaping 15 ft., 81/2 in.
Ill.; James Warmerdam's feat topped both hi
rie; Anthony world outdoor mark of 15 feet, 73
ld Sternisha, inches, and his world indoor record
Andel, Mus- of 15 feet, 7% inches. Dashing dowr
ter, Detroit; a 140-foot runway, Warmerdan
Fred Weaver, barely ticked the bar, making it
Detroit; Ed- vibrate slightly.
J. While the rest of the field droppec
record jump. His successes added up
to the 33rd time he had cleared 15
feet or better.
A Great Meet
40-Yard Dash-Won by Thompson,
Jersey City, N.J.; second, Davis,
Michigan State; third, Beaudry,- Mar-
quette. Time :04.4 (Equals Chicago
Relay record set by Ben Johnson of
Columbia in 1938 and also equals
world indoor record).
40-Yard High Hurdles-Won by
Wright, Ohio State; second, Alexan-
der, Missouri; third Fieweger, Law-
rence College. Time :05.1.
1,000-Yard Run-Won by Eisen-
hart, Port Clinton, 0.; second. Ven-
zke, New York A.C'.; third, Matthews,
Michigan. Time 2:13.8.
50-Yard High Hurdles-Won by
Wright; second, Fieweger; third, Al-
exander. Time :6.2.
600-Yard Run-Won by Herbert,
Grand Street Boys' Club, New York;
second, Ufer, Michigan; third, Smith,
Prairie View College, Tex. Time
Banker's Mile-Won by Dodds,
Boston AA; second, Mitchell, Indi-
ana; third, Dixon, New York U.
60-Yard High Hurdles-Won by'
Wright; second, Alexander; third,
Fieweger. Time :07.4.
High Jump-Won by Eddleman,
Fort Sheridan, Ill., 6 ft., 6 in.; sec-
ond, Milne, Michigan State, 6 ft., 2
in.; third, Taylor, Western Michigan,
6 ft., 2 in.
Two-Mile University Relay-Won
by Michigan; second, Illinois; third,
Notre Dame. Time 7:45.7.
Pole Vault-Won by Warmerdam,
Chapel Hill, N.C., Navy -Pre-Flight
School, 15 ft., 82 in.; tied for sec-
ond, Morcom, U. of New Hampshire,
DeField, Minnesota, and Hunt, U.S.
Navy Midshipman's School, Chiqago,
14 ft., 1% in.
Two Mile Run-Won by Rice, New
York A.C.; second, Hunter, Notre
Dame; third, Maloney, Notre Dame.
ew All-Time High;
tecord for 40 Yards
out, Warmerdam, vaulting for the!
first time as a Navy man stationed;
at the Chapel Hill, N.C., Pre-FlightI
School, soared over the bar at 151
feet, 15 inches, and then at 15 feet;
3/8 inches, before taking off on his
It looks like spring is in tble air
again as plans for spring football
are being carried out by Coach Fritz
Although many gridders have been
called to the colors "the big wigs"
at the Field House have every inten-
tion of trying to put a team on the
field next fall if it is humanly pos-
The only drawback against spring
drill at the present time is the wea-
ther. As soon as there is a favorable
break in it a call will be issued to
the remaining gridders. on campus.
Plans are being made to issue
equipment about March 29 or April
1. "Then we will know better what
we have on stock for next year's
team," say the coaches.
Card Farm System
CAIRO, Ill., March 20.-(P)-Even
more than in peace-time, the St.
Louis Cardinals' farm system is prov-
ing its value today at the champions'
spring training camp where Mana-
ger Billy Southworth faces the prob-
lem of replacing his war losses.
Three World Series heroes-out-
fielders Enos Slaughter and Terry
Moore and pitcher Johnny Beazley-
are in the armed forces and second-
baseman Jimmy Brown has been
called for his physical examination
with possible induction in mid-April.
But Cardinal fortunes have not
yet been affected to the extent that
similar military contributions have
weakened the majority of the other
major league teams.
The reason is that the Cardinal
farms, while virtually shut down
themselves, have supplied the parent
.club with a group of promising re-
placements. It's perhaps premature
to put the yardstick on rookies in
advance of actual big-time experi-
ence but it's safe to predict, as South-
worth did, that the Cardinals will
have "a very interesting team."
Coach Ray Fisher's hopes al-
most took a turn for the worst
yesterday afternoon as slugger
Bob Wiese was hit in the left eye
by a line drive from the bat of
Dick Walterhouse. However, af-
ter a thorough check-over, doc-
tors found no brolen bones. Wiese
is suffering from a lacerated
nerve and should be ready to go
in a few days.
AROUND THE CLOCK
-with Vicki, the
One . . . Just Begun
First thing I did was hunt up
a suit. Found something 'spe-
cially niity in Collin's. They
have the most wonerful selec-
tion of all colors . . . All sizes,
from gabardines. shetland!(
twills, glen plaids, to in's
wear, herringbones, and sheer
wools. The sporty or dressy
types would love 'em!
Two . .. Something New
A nice fragrance goes .well,
even with overalls. The Mad-
einoiselle Shop has a complete
line of Lucien LeLong and
Schiaparelli cosmetics. The trio
of Salute, Sleeping, and Shock-
ing by Schiapa,,relli comes in
perfume, cologne, and lipstick
delights! Just get a whiff of
Lucien LeLong perfume . . . or
-. I I
D R ssEs
Three . . . Shopping Spree
Really felt uplifted in a Hat
Box special. Those darling
straws have come in . . . bright
colors, like red; cute styles,
like breton sailor. Anya has
some grand matching hat and
bag sets . . . even costume
jewelry to set off your hat. The
pastel felts are also attractive
with veil trimmings.
Clearance of white
and pastel crepes and
gabardines - rayons
Have you read fthe story of today's new beauty
in the March 13 Saturday Evening Post?
Elizabeth Arden's blueprint of beauty
nout, times, clean cut, casual, more aware,
more than ever womanly. This now beauty
bears the bright banner of a Victory Red
Male-up ... Cares for her beauty with scant-
miUles ... evotes long hours to serving others.
for your "Right Face"
Lipstick, 1.00 to 2.00; Nail Polish, .75
Dark Rachel Foundation for a healthy all-day glow, 1.00
Rose RachelFCameo Powder for added radiance, 1.75 and 3.00
Eyelash Pomade to give lashes a more natural sheen, 1.00 and 2.00
- Elizabeth Arden's Efficiency Kits for simplified skin cars, 5.50 to 6.00
Four . . . Lots More
Leather is really smart
especially in picture frames.
Mr. Foster's Remembrance
Shop features a single navy
frame for only $1.25. The jew-
elery boxes anti leather poker
card sets nwa Ite grand gifts.
P.S. Some wondlclful Orange
Blossom -honey came in
directly from Florida.
Darker c repes
evening and dinner
Sizes 9-17, 10-44
Five . . . Weekly Jive
Factory work can be comfort-
able ....w You're wearing
the right outfit! The Smartest
Hosiery Shop is showing slacks
and slack ts designed for
form and fatsion. Navy,
Fbrown, beige, a,,nd grei-en out-
fits can be worn straight thru
spring 'n summer. They're
swell for lounging 'n picnics.
This sale is for Monday only.
No approrals, all sales final.
Jantzen's new panty girdle - cool, comfort-
able - easy to wear. Made of knitted jersey
- no rubber to give ott. Garters come off
when your socks go op. New price too for