W E ErUA Y, MAY 10, 1944
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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WBOWN BOMBER TALKS:
Wolverines Host to Triangular Track MeetB Louis Calls Rae
Illinois, Purdue Here Saturday
For Year's Only Outdoor Contest
Netters Look Good Despite
54 Defeat by Notre Dame
Youig, Kelley Will Be
Featured; Ufer, Hirsch
Swanson To Compete
By HANK MANTHO
Michigan's first and only outdoor
track meet of the season will get
under way Saturday at 1:45 p.m. on
the Ferry Field cinders when the
Wolverines play host to two strong
cinder squads from Illinois and Pur-
This triangular affair should prove
to be one of prime importance and it
is very likely that the winner will
go on to win the Big Ten champion-
ship at Champaign, Ill., May 27, as
these three track squads are the
strongest in Western Conference com-
Evidence of the power of these
teams is the fact that all of the
champions of the Big Ten indoor
meet except three will be running
with one of these squads.
The Illini, paced by Claude (Bud-
dy) Young, freshman sprint sensa-
tion, and Bob Kelley, are currently
given the nod to capture this meet.
Coach Ken Doherty of Michigan,
guessing at the final outcome of the
battle, gives the Illinois team 61
points, Michigan 54, and the Boiler-
Illinois Tops in Quadrangular
In a quadrangular meet held last
week among Illinois, Purdue, North-
western and Indiana, the Illini com-
pletely dominated the match, wrack-
ing up 80 points, with the nearest
competition coming from Purdue,
which had 49% points. Young, win-
ning three of the nine individual
events, and Kelley winning two single
affairs, set the fast tempo for the
thinclads from Illinois.
Young's first win was registered
in the broad jump as he hurtled 23
feet, 5 inches. He then tier an
Illinois track record in the century
sprint in the fast time of :09.6. His
final feat of the day was to break
the existing University record in the
220-yard dash, as he broke the tape
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in :20.9. These two sprint marks
were especially heartening to the
Illiois coach as these feats were per-
formed in chilly weather.
Young May Rival Jesse Owens
The 220 yard record breaking time
of Young was only three-fifths of a
second under the time that Jesse
Owens set as a Big Ten mark while
wearing the Ohio State banner. On
the basis of his past performances,
this Negro flash is conceded the first
to have a chance to equal the feats
of Owens in 1935, when he smashed
records for the 220-yard dash, 220-
yard low hurdles, broad jump, and
tied the world mark in the 100-yard
sprint. Young is also scheduled to
run in each of the aforementioned
Kelley, who ran the mile for the
first time in his career, came in first,
running it in 4:26.3, as well as taking
a first in the half mile. Kelley, whose
duels with Bob Ufer of the Maize and
Blue in the 440, have featured each
battle of these two schools, will again
be competing in the highlighted event
of the day, if Coach Ken Doherty de-
cides to let "Bullet Bob" run against
him in the quarter mile. Ufer has
always beaten Kelley indoors, but
Kelley holds the edge over the "Hose
Swanson, Hirsch Are to Compete
Although Michigan won the Big
Ten indoor crown by scoring an
avalanche of 751/ points, 30 points
ahead of second place Illinois last
March, the rapid improvement of the
Illini squad bodes no good for Michi-
gan. However, Coach Doherty hopes
to have the services of Elmer Swan-
son, who won both hurdle titles in
the indoor Conference meet, and
broad jumper Elroy Hirsch, in an
effort to tally a few important points.
That may be the deciding factor in
determining the victor of this all-
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Michigan's tennis team in losing a
close 5-4 verdict to Notre Dame's
strong squad, showed Wolverine fans
that they will be a real threat for the
Conference championship to be
played May 27 at Northwestern.
CoacheLeroy Weir was quite pleased
with the team's showing against the
Irish and he stated that "the boys
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who will discuss "Far Eastern Eco-
nomic Exchange in the Post-War
Period" at 7:30 in the Union. The
public is cordially invited.
The International Center Folk-
Dancing Club will meet tonight at
7:30 in Rm. 305 of the Union. After-
wards there will be instruction in
popular ballroom dancing.
Sigma Xi: The Sigma Xi Initiation
will be held this evening at 8 p.m. in
the Rackham Amphitheatre. Dr. Ed-
ward H. Kraus, Professor of Crystal-
lography and Mineralogy and Dean
of the College of Literature, Science
and the Arts, will speak on "Zealous
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Both active and inactivemembers
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Fudge and Popcorn Party: Fudge
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Men's Lounge of the Graduate School
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Concerto and Double Concerto for
violin and cello of Brahms and the
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Dancing Lessons: The USO Dan-
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Friday night from 8 o'clock to mid-
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Dancing from 8 to midnight. Re-
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displayed nice form against the t
South Bend crew."
Michigan's top three performers,
Jinx Johnson, Roger Lewis and Ji.m
Frolik were all beaten. The bottom
half of the lineup. Bill Ford, Dave1
Post and Merle Gulic were victorious
in their three tilts, thereby keeping
intact their perfect record for the
1944 season. Weir was especially en-
thusiastic over the excellent showing
of freshman Bill Ford.
This week-end, the Wolverine net-
ters will face Wisconsin and Illinois
Rain and bad weather once again
interfered with the Wolverine base-
ball team's schedule and they were
forced to cancel the contest with
the Grosse Ile Naval Base.
Another meeting of the two teams
is scheduled for May 14 at the
in a dual meet at Northwestern. Both
squads are comparatively weak and
should not offer the Maize and Blue
any formidable opposition.
On May 19 and 20, the Wolverines
will play host to powerful outfits
from Ohio State and Northwestern.
These matches will give a good indi-
cation of the Wolverine's strength
and victories in this week-end series
will stand them in good stead for the
Conference championships the fol-
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