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Netters Make Debut Saturday
Against Western Michigan

Second-String Blue Team Wins
Intra-Squad Baseball Game; 4-3

By DAVE LOEWENBERG
With the opening match against
Western Michigan only a few days
away, Coach Leroy Weir has been
working the netters overtime in an
effort to get them in good shape for
Saturday's tilt.
Coach Weir has already selected an
11 man squad, but indicated that he
is undecided as to which players will
comprise the starting lineup. Accord-
ing to Weir, Jinx Johnson, Roger
Lewis and Jim Froelich are certain
to be the first three men on the team,
but the remaining three positions are
fairly indefinite. At present Weir is
concentrating all his efforts in an
attempt to fill up the remaining posi-
tions. Weir said, "We have four or
five players who are capable of play-
ing Big Ten tennis, and now I'm run-
ning a series of challenge matches so
I can get a line on the best talent
available.
Wage Battle for Positions
The principal contenders for the
last three positions are Merle Gulic,
Dave Post, Roy Boucher and Bill
Ford. Boucher was a letter winner on
last year's squad, while Post was
forced to quit the team, due to illness.
Gulic hails from the sunny shores of
California and Ford was a top rank-
ing netter in Detroit prep circles.
Farnum Johnson, Bob Matthews,
Gus Rueda and Bob Richards com-
plete the 11 man roster. These four
players have been engaging in prac-
tice matches with the above quartet
and it is upon a basis of comparative
scores that Coach Weir will make his
final selections.
Weir seems to be optimistic over
the team's chances for making a good
showing in the Conference race. "We
have a much stronger team than last
year," said Weir, "and I have every
reason to suspect that we'll give a
good account of ourselves in the en-
suing campaign."
To date, the team has been ham-
pered by inclement weather, but it is

hoped. that they will be able to move
outside by Thursday or Friday. It is
very difficult for the boys to accli-
mate themselves to outside playing
conditions, especially when they have
been playing so long on wood.
Open Season in Chicago
The Wolverines will open their Big
Ten campaign April 29 when they
tackle Minnesota and Chicago in the

JINX JOHNSON
Windy City. It has been rumored
that Buck Shayne, a former Kalama-
zoo College star is now playing with
the Maroons, but no definite inf or-
mation has been received as to whe-
ther or not he will be able to com-
pete. -
On May 6 the Maize and Blue will
face Notre Dame at South Bend. This
should be one of the highlight match-
es of the year as the Irish have on
their roster Jerry Evert, a top-rank-
ing junior netter in American tennis
circles.

By BILL MULLEND ORE
In preparation for the belated sea-
son's opener against Fort Custer Sat-
urday, Baseball Coach Ray Fisher
drove his charges through a nine
inning intra-squad game and topped
it off with a brisk fungo drill for his
outfielders.
The intra-squad tilt saw the clos-
est contest of the training season as
the Blues gained their first victory,
nosing out the Red first-stringers
4-3 on an unearned run in the top
half of the ninth. Elroy Hirsch was
the winning pitcher and also carried
his team's winning run across the
plate.
Bowman, Schmidtke Start
Bo Bowman opened on the mound
for the Reds and Dick Schmidtke for
the Blues. Fisher's two aces each
gave up three runs in the four innings
they worked. Bowman was again
troubled by wildness, forcing in all
three markers on a pair of walks and
a hit batsman after the Blues loaded
the bases in the second.
Schmidtke was pounded~ rather
freely by the regulars, giving up four
hits in his tenure, most of which
came with men on the bases. In the
fifth, Hirsch took over for Schmidtke'
and Al Willers came in in place of
Bowman. Both men hurled runless
ball until the ninth although defen-
sive lapses put them in trouble sev-
eral times.
Hirsch Steals Second
In the, first of the ninth Hirsch
beat out a slow bounder to short and
stole second. He came all the way
home on Renner's overthrow of third
while trying to double Hirsch after
an infield out.
In the bottom of the last frame
Mike Farnyk led off with a looping
double down the right field foul
Rain. Hampers
Golf Practice
The theme song of the 1944 golf
team is undoubtedly "Stormy Weath-#
jer."',
The opening match was to be here,
April 15, against the University of
Detroit, but it was cancelled because
of rain. Coach Ray Courtright said
that there is a possibility that the
match might be played here Friday,
April 21.
This season Courtright's charges
have had only four or five days of
out-door practice. Michigan's golf
mentor remarked that the boys'
swingsrand their forms would improve
if they would have the opportunity
to practice on the golf course Court-
right said that the bad weather is
holding the squad up, but that up
to date he is well pleased with the
results, and all the golfers are doing
their best under such unfavorable
conditions.

line and was sacrificed to third by
Ketterer. However, he was cut down
at the plate by Bob Nussbaumer's
perfect throw as he attempted to
score on a ground ball to third. An
infield error put men on first and.
second but Hirsch got the last man
on a sharply hit ground ball which
caromed off Nussbaumer's glove into
the hands of shortstop Walter KHell.
Hirsch, Willers IKook Good
Both Hirsch and Willers looked
very good over the five inning stretch.

The former gave up three safeties,
two of them of the flukey variety,
and passed two men.
Fisher juggled his lineup some-
what for the tilt, putting in Farnyk
at Nussbaumer's third base berth and
moving "Nuss" down to the second
string temporarily. Elmer Swanson
and Tom King, first and second
string first sackers, were absent be-
cause of illness, necessitating the use
of Art Renner and Jack Hackstadt,
both pitchers, at the bag.

Tigers Meet St. Louis Browns
In Season's Nine Opener -today
DETROIT, April 17.-tP)-The De- ciation last season after. receiving a
troit Tigers, who finished in the Am- medical discharge from the Navy.
erican League's fifth place last sea- If the weather is favorable, the
son, will open a bid for a first division Tigers expect a 22,000 crowd. The
berth while meeting the St. Louis weather man predicted rain, however,
and the prospect of unfavorable
Browns in the season opener tomor- weather seemed certain to whittle
row at Briggs Stadium. down that figure. In the home open-
Manager Steve O'Neill, starting his er last season three days after the
second season as Detroit pilot, will regular opening day, the Tigers drew
send Pitcher Paul (Dizzy) Trout, a l17,943.
20-game winner in 1943, against the The Tigers, whose exhibition game
Browns, who plan to start Jack Kra- record was seven victories, four de-
mer, a big right-hander who finished feats and a tie, staged a final drill
with Toledo of the American Asso- today at Briggs Stadium.
CLA~stFtEn ADEvIrTISJNG

PERFORMERS*

Spring Football Practice Begins
April24;12 Men Will Report
A spring conditioning program for experience. Crisler emphasized th
interested Michigan football candi- the program will not follow the pI
dates will be started Monday, April tern of former spring practices, a
24, according to an announcement the length of the program was n
specified. The Michigan head cos
from Coach "Fritz" Crisler. plans to starI formal grid workol
A preliminary canvass has shown for next sea on early in July.
that there are at least 152 men in- The Wolverines will open their 19
schedule Sept. 16 here against 1
All prospective candidates for Iowa Seahawks. At the conclusi
next fall's Michigan football squad of the past season the Seahawks a
are requested to report at 4:30 p.m. Michigan were ranked second a
Monday, April 24, at Yost Field third in the national ratings in tb
house, except those whose classes order.
conflict or who are candidates for
Varsity teams at the present time.
For the time being, shorts or gym PERSONALITY PLUS1!
suits will be the only necessary at- Your hair style is important
tire. -H. 0. Crisler, Head Coach for those occasions.
terested in the spring grid drills, and THE DASCOLA BARBERS
only a few have had any previous Liberty off State
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 4, 5, 6, 7

THEY'RE RUNNING AGAIN:
New Candidates Show Up for
Initial Outdoor Track Practice

The Wolverine track squad vacated
the Yost Field House for the first
time yesterday as they held their
initial workout on the Ferry Field
track in preparation for the 1944
outdoor season.
Many new candidates have report-
ed to Coach Ken Doherty, and are at
the present trying to land berths on
the varsity squad. The outdoor sea-
Michigan
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son brings a new field event to the
front-the discus, and at the present
time George Kraeger, Bob Derleth,
Demetrius Zonars, Dick Ahlbeck,
Fred Crane and Phil Collia are hurl-
ing the plate.
Team Weakened
The team has been weakened in
various spots and in an effort to
balance up the squad. the broadjump,
mile, 880, two-mile and sprints are
getting special attention.
The first time trials are slated for
this Thursday and Friday, and it will
be interesting to note how the times
run as compared to the winter's in-
door performances. These trials will
be the first indication as to how the
Wolverine squad will stack up when
it makes its first spring showing April
29 in the Penn Relays. Because only
a week and a half remain before this
meet, these next practice sessions
promise to be intense workouts.
Dartmouth Has Strong Team
From early reports, Dartmouth is
being looked upon as one of the most
likely contenders at the Relays. The
Indians, who had one of the finest
indoor track teams in the East, have
since picked up some more transfers
which will undoubtedly add to the
power of their aggregation. The
Penn Relays, always .one of the fea-
tures of the nation's outdoor track
card, will mark the debut of the
Maize and Blue thinclads in their
outdoor season.
Cubs Beat White Sox, 7-6
In Final Spring Series Tilt
CHICAGO, April 17. - (IP) - The
Chicago Cubs defeated the White
Sox, 7 to 6, in their final spring
series game today, with the White
Sox winning the series, three games
to two.
The game was played before more
than 20,000 high school student war
bond salesmen.
The Cubs belted Johnny Humph-
ries and Buck Ross for ten hits, four
of which they made during a four-
run splurge in the second inning at
Humphries' expense.

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HELP WANTED
BOYS wanted for work in kitchen
for luncheon and dinner. 1501
Washtenaw, phone 23279; Mrs.
Rowles.
BOY WANTED for dishwashing. Ap-
ply in person. Martha Cook Build-
ing; between 8 and 1.
STUDENT-Men and women. Good
pay. Excellent meals. University
Grill. 615 East Williams. Phone
9268.
MEN to work during mealtime for
board. Contact cook or manager.
Phone 2-3179.

FOR SALE
FOR SALE-One indirect lighting
student lamp. $4.00: Phone 26085.
REVLON lipsticks and wind-milled
face powder, nail enamels and ac-;
cessories at Marshalls, next to the
State Theatre.
ELECTRIC IRONS FOR SALE
Good ones, used, reconditioned.
While they last, $3.00 up. 713 S.
Division Street.
MISCELLANEOUS
HIGHEST CASH PRICE paid for
your discarded wearing apparel.
Claud Brown, 512 S. Main Street.
MIMEOGRAPHING: thesis binding.
Brumfield and Brumfield, 308 S.
State.
LOST and FOUND
LOST-ROUND gold woman's Wal-
tham wristwatch; black leather
strap; initialed MMS on back. Sat-
urday afternoon, April 8, between
2-5 in Arboretum. Reward. Re-
ply Box 17.
CHAIN of 9 keys. No identification.
Between Washtenaw and Couzens
Hall. Reward. Call Couzens.Hall.

PRILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA AT ALL CONCEI
BIDU SAYAO, Metropolitan Opera .
ROSE BAMPTON, Metropolitan Opera . .
THELMA VON EISENHAUER,
Chicago Civic Opera . . .
KERSTIN THORBORG, Metropolitan Opera
CHARLES KULLMAN, Metropolitan Opera
JOHN1BROWNLEE, Metropolitan Opera
SALVATORE BACCALONI, Metropolitan Opera
NATHAN MILSTEIN, Russian Virtuoso
GREGOR PIATIGORSKY, World Renowned
Performer ..' . . . . . V
GENIA NEMENOFF
PIERRE LUBOSHUTZ . . . . . Two-Pi
EUGENE ORMANDY . . . . . Orchestra
SAUL CASTON . . Associate Orchestra
HARL McDONALD . . . Guest Orchestra
HARDIN VAN DEURSEN . . . . Choral
MARGUERITE HOOD . . . Youth Chorus

I HIGH SPOTS

Symphonies: Mahler, "Das Lied Von der Erde"; Brahms, NO.
1; Beethoven, No. 7; Mozart, No. 35; Tchaikovsky, No. 6.
Concertos: Brahms Concerto for violin and Violoncello;
McDonald Concerto for Two Pianos.
Choral Works: Songs of the Two Americas, orchestrated by
Eric DeLamarter (Youth Chorus) ; Mendelssohn's "Elijah"
(Choral Union and soloists).
TICKETS
A limited number of tickets, either for the season (six con-
certs) or for individual concerts will remain on sale so long
as they may last, at the offices of the. University Musical
Society, Charles A. Sink, President, Burton Memorial Tower.

Yesterday the linksmen played
some practice matches, and Tom
Messinger turned in the best score.
He shot a 78, and the rest had scores
in the low 80's.

LOST in
leather
WAVE
papers.

railroad station -- black
purse containing valuable
identification and liberty
Reward. 7755.

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