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_ ichiganCagers
Five Former Pros On
'43 A 11 Service Team
NEW YORK, Dec. 10-------0--With he owtt and Del Mit e 11'e gl
schools landing two places each, The Associated Press ervice All iifurn '
for 1943 presernts an array of football talent that includes liree fora a
members of the college All-America and five players who starred in pro-
fessional ranks before donning Uncle Sam's uniform.
If there ever was a dream team, the one selected by the Associated
Press after a nation-wide survey of expert opinion, and released today,
forms such a combination. It inr -~.---
cludes the aces of nine service units and Marion Rogers at little Maryville
from every section of the United in Missouri.
States. Five of the players are in The line averages 209 pounds, with
all except Marion Rogers and Ram-
the Army, the same number in the sey tipping the scales above the 200
Navy and the eleventh is a coast mark. The backfield balances i'
guardsman from the marine base at weights at an average of 186. with
Camp Lejeune, N. C. Todd the lightest at 175 and Dobbs
Dobb ejeta, .Cthe heaviest at 195.
Dobbs Is Star I The four backs form an almost
Glenn Dobbs, whose aerial display perfect combination, with Dobbs do-.
at Randolph was something to be- ing the passing, Len Eshmont and
hold, made the college All-America Todd the broken field ruming, Smith'
the plunging, 'and any~ Ofl(- of them
last year while pacing Tulsa Univer- thle kicking.,
sity to an undefeated season, and
Garrard Ramsey won guard honors
on the all-college eleven in '42 with Red ox, n'dia"s
William and Mary. ,Bruce Smith, Deal Falls 'hronigh
who played last year for the Great
Lakes Naval Training Station, was BOSTON, Dec. 10.-UP)-Attempts
an All-America back in 1941 while an of the Boston Red Sox to falion a
andAllrAria ack ins 1941whwinter trade with the Cleveland In-
undergraduate at Minnesota. dians have borne fruit but i' ;
Ex-Pros onl Team nothing but hard feelings between
The ex-pros are Dick Todd, who the two clubs.
starred for the Washington Redskins The sudden feud stemmed from
after leaving Texas A. and M.: Esh- the discovery of owner Tom Yawkey
mont, o Fordhami ace before moving that the Cleveland club already was
on to the New York Giants; Johnny dickering with another American
Mellus, who also played for the Giants League outfit with an offer to trade
after being graduated from Villan- two of the several Boston players it
ova; Banonis, one of the best centers expected to get in the Boston-Ceve-
in the National League while playing land deal for outfielder Jeff Heath
with the Chicago Cardinals and Ray and pitcher Jim Bagby.
Bray, a bulwark on the champion- Yawkey still thinks he was "had"
ship Chicago Bears' line. Vince Ban- on a couple of occasions in his early
onis played college ball for the Uni- career as a magnate when he was
versity of Detroit and Bray for West- pouring bundles of dough into the
ern Michigan. baseball bourse in his efforts to pro-
Bob Fitch won his football spurs duce a pennant winner for his newly
at Minnesota, Jack Russell at Baylor acquired Boston followers.
Hockey Season ens Tonight;
Team inus Captain Bob Derleth
M inus its captain and star de- C i i i n ,fn em n ob D r e h, M c ig n s Yl Lf
fenseman, Bob DerethndMich igan' 1Viia11 iueu S age
untried hockey team blows the lid
inti lee tem los 2 Bill Slaris Today
off the 1943-44 sea son at 8 p.m. to-BilSa tTo a
night agains. a veteran London A .
sextet on the Coiseum ice. To give the civilian ien ucm4 -
Coach Eddie Lowrey, apparently pus an opportunity to compete int
satisfied with the work of his Varsity intramural sports, an inter-resience
pucksters, planned no last-minute
puckter, pannd nolas-miutehall basketball tournament will startt
changes in his lineup of Ted Greer atsn
center, Vince Abbey and Gordie An- this Saturday afternoon in Water-
derson at wings, Tom Messinger and man gym.t
Bob Henderson on defense and Dick "Seven teams have been entered1
Mixer as goalie. in our round robin tournament"
In reserve, Lowrey will have Goalie stated Juan R. Frederick, resident
Russ Walstrom, Defenseman Hank advisor in the residence halls who is
Olshanski and wings, Fred Launs- in charge of the organization of the
berry, Bob Rossier, John Jenswold tournament.
and Don Breightmeyer. The seven teams representing sev-
Asked if he expected to take a beat- en different houses on campus, each
ing from the more experienced and have an athletic chairman. Charles
veteran Canadian club, Lowrey ans- Kostan of Elmwood House is the ath-
wered, "Hell no! We'll give them all letic chairman and lie is responsiblet
we've got!" for the Hellcats. The Holy Terrors1
Lowrey admitted that his sextet from Oxford Manor have Andy Pole-1
would be seriously handicapped by dor as their chairman. John Lin-
Derleth's absence, but pointed out ville of White House is at the reins
that his Maize and Blue pucksters of the Mustangs, and the Rangers
would show plenty of fight. The from Colonial House have as their-
transfer of Henderson from wing to athletic chairman Earle Schumacher.
Derleth's defense post was done Dick Wilson is athletic chairman
chiefly to make use of the former's of the Spitfires from Chicago Lodge,
aggressiveness. Cy Adams House has Jim Wolfson
There was no information available at the helm of the Thunderbolts, and-

on Coach Stan Stokes' Canadian sex- Tony Keros is athletic chairman of
tet outside of the fact that it is a the Trojans of Lockwood Manor. _
veteran outfit and will also open The games will have two 20 min-,
its season tonight. ute playing periods with five minutesI
between each period. Each house
IM Toiuarney Undecided must furnish its own timekeepers and
referees.
Ahother semi-final match will be Spirited competition is expected in
played this afternoon between C-1 the tournament as all houses boastI
and D-1 to determine who shall play several capable basketball players. It
in the finals tonight. D-1 beat C-2, is hoped that this schedule can bef
35-15, and E-1 defeated C-1, 32-30. played off more successfully than thel
This left three teams with one loss softball and touch football tourneys;
apiece and no one team legally out of the summer term which werez
of the tournament. hampered by lack of interest.I

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Meet Fort

uster

Five

This

Evening
Army Finals
Ar First Half
ly )AVEl LOJEWENBERG
A to obte header baskeI ball show
wx"ill be offered to MichiEan 1 ns o-
ni aLr the Yost Field HIle& with
1k' main attraction between Port
('u lk r and Michigan satin jg at 7:45.
Tho preliminary tilt beginning at
6:45 will feature t e finalists in the
Army's intramural basketball tourn-
ament.
Fort Custer
TiI, le Taai,' and lBluo c i ers co a.ed
Iihoi,,l an easy pr'act ice in propam-
(ion for touight's game with ort
Custer. Coach Oosterbaan stated that
le was pretty well pleased with the
l'e~setotcondition.of the squad but
chat nothing definite can be said
bout the team's strength until they
i(aet :t first class opponent, The Fort
Custer five should provide nothing
more than a hard work out for the
Wvol 'Irine cagers. Howard McCarty,
ferner Wayne University star, now
playing for the soldiers' fiveis theiur
only real offensive threat.
Next Saturday night Western Mich-
igan's Broncos will offer the Wolver-
roes their first acid test of the cam-
paign. The Broncos have a very im-
pre'sive urecordc this year inluding .a.
16~ to 42 Iritnuph over Notre Dane,
urrently rated as one of the top
eanvs in tieeMidwest.
Starting Lineup
Michigan's starting lineup will be
practically the same as it was for
Central Michigan,*with the exception
Ihat Tom King will probably start at
one of the forwards. Tom has looked
very impressive in practice this week
and has been averaging close to 15
points in all of the practice games.
The other forward will be Dave
Strack who last Saturday took top
scoring honors with 13 points.
The starting guards will be Don
Lund and Dick Shrider, -a combina-
tion which has been working very
efficiently the past week. The center
spot will be handled by Bill Oren.
However, Bill Seymour has been com-
ing along very nicely this week and
should see considerable action at the
pivot position.
Summary of Basketball
In a summary of basketball activi-
ules this week, three events of note-
wor thy importance have taken place
' 1 i cu 6 i i'M. place tHowie W'iktl has
ujped out of school as le is being
inducted in the Army very cihortly.
Secondly, Tom Paton, giant 6'5"
center, has returned to action. Paton's
ailing knee is well on the road to re-
covery and he should be ready for
next Saturday night's game with
Western Michigan.
The third event of importance was
the appearance of Elroy Hirsch, who
is now tryih, out for the basketball
w team. Hirsch is in pretty fair shape
as lie's been out for track ever since
rs the football season closed. With
- irsch's ailing shoulder greatly im-
proved it is quite possible that the ex-
e Badger star will see much service
n h ear on the hardwood

r .fit.

Center- Iowa Pre-Flighir

Mat Team ,To 11ld(1
Inira-Squar MHatch The 194
The wrestling team will give their Position Player, Team
coach, Ray Courtright a view of End ROBERT FITCH, Camp
their talents today as the first real x-Tackle JOHN MELLUS, Camp
competition of the year will be en- Guard MARION ROGERS, Sou
countered.Gar MRINRGESSo
"Corky" is giving his grapplers a x-Center VINCENT BANONIS, Io
chance to go the regulation limit in Guard GARRARD RAMSEY, B
the first intra-squad match to be x-Tackle RAYMOND BRAY, Del
held this year in an effort to correct End JACK RUSSELL, Blackl
any mistakes that might be made Back GLENN DOBBS, Randol
during a live match. Also, it o ill x-Back LEONARtL l>fiNA . 1.
out if theyc--angothergua tme lc BRUCE SMIT14, St. !h
that is required for wtirestlinlg.
x Playd professiona
Some of the featured matches of
the day are: Johnny Greene vs. Lou
Wheeler in the heavyweight tilt of ~
the day; Jim Galles vs. Bob Worrell, Bridges Tiger P ichn
who sparkled on last year's frosh ,P
team, in the .175 pound division; Star, Leaves for Army
Charles Telfer vs. George McIntyre
at 155 pounds, and George Curtis vs. Tommy Bridges, the last member
Holcombe at 145 pounds. of the Detroit Tigers World Cham-
"The squad has been handicapped pionship team of 1935, is now pitch-
in recent days because of the flu ing for Uncle Sam. He was inducted
epidemic," stated Courtright. With three weeks ago, and is to begin army
this in mind, he is going to take it duty at Fort Sheridan. 111.
easy on these boys that were ill until Before embarking on his military
they recuperate completely. career, Bridges stopped at the ball
George Curtis, Bob Gittins, Bob park to say goodby to Owner Walter
Reicert, Hugh Wilson, and Mort 9. Briggs and members of the Tiger
Klein are some of the topnotch per- staff. Tommy has been popular both
formers who have been afflicted. with the fans and his teammates.
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Home Town, College
Minneapolis Minnesota
Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Villanova
Plattsburg, Mo., Maryville
Detroit, Detroit Univ.
Walland. Tenn., Win. & Mary
Vulcan, Mich., Western Mich.
Atlas, P. hFord ham i
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Doherty Pleased with Thiiielads
IuaSqia Meet Her 18

With the conclusion of final timeI
trials this afternoon at Yost Field
House Coach Ken Doherty will have
an indication as to the readiness of
his Michigan thinclads for the big
inter-squad meet here next Satur-
day.
Interest is centered in the distancej
events which are loaded with poten-
tial stars. Heading the field are the1
Hume twins, Captain Bob and Ross,
and long-striding Johnny Roxbor-
ough. Dick Barnard, who showed
considerable talent last year, George
Vetter and Bob Thompson round out I
the top performers in the half, mile
and two-mile events.
Michigan power, as usual, will be
loaded in the mile and two-mile re-
lays. Doherty can put two veteran
quartets on the track that will stack
up against any in the country.
In the two-mile event, Doherty has
a team comprising the Hume twins,
Roxborough and Bob Ufer which is
faster, on paper, than the cham-
pionship quartet of last season. Doh-
erty is already planning to enter this
team in the famed Millrose Games at

Madison Square (<<den in Ne
York.
The mile relay ui{artet appeai
even more imlressiVe on paper, con
sisting of uteri.lM ias. but Mat
ney and Mel DetI. Since thre
of the four men have broken 0:50 i
the quarter while de fourth, Det
wiler, appears capable of that pac
this ofartet sho s promise 01 bein
one of the fiAst in Wolverine his
tory.
Doherty has a larg crop of sprint
ers to draw from, although it is earl
to make any p'edictions. The hurdl
crop appears pomisgwith burl
Elmer S r r h highs an
lows, ared Bo e and Jac
Martin in "ire lows. Tlese men wi
also double in the pints.
Ned !i i I'isLead
CHICAGO, D. 1O- Ne
Day of West A W first dad
leader in the i of th All-Sta
M/atch Game h. Champion
ships, retain, h advantag
through the efirst rUn(l uofthe secon
session today.

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Rev. Henry 0. Yoder will preach the
sermon.
Memorial Christian Church (Disci-
ples): 10:45 morning worship. The
Rev. J. Allen Canby of Lansing, guest
speaker. 5:00 p.m., Students and
friends of the Congregational-Disci-
ples Guild will meet at the Memorial
Christian Church. Rabbi Jehudah
M. Cohen will speak on "Post-War
Relationships between Jew and Gen-
tile." A cost supper will be served
following the program.
First Presbyterian Church: 10:45
a.m., "The Innkeeper's Diary" is the
subject of the Advent sermon by Dr.
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fellowship hour for Presbyterian
Guild students. This is followed by
a devotional meeting and discussion.
Students cordially invited.
First Church of Christ, Scientist:
Wednesday evening service at 8:00.
Sunday morning service at 10:30.
Subject: "God the Preserver of
Man." Sunday school at 11:45 a.m.
A reading room is maintained by
this church at 106 E. Washington St.,
where the Bible and authorized
Christian Science literature may be
read, borrowed or purchased. Open
daily, except Sundays and holidays
from 11:30 to 5:00 pm. open Satur-
days' until 9:00 p.m.
University Lutheran Chapel: Ser-
vices Sunday at 10:00 and at 11:00
a.m., with sermon by the Rev. Alfred
Scheips on "A Fault-Finding Gener-
ation."
Grace Bible Fellowship: 10 a.m.
University Bible Class. Ted Groes-
beck, teacher. 11 a.m., Morning wor-
ship. Sermon, "Expository Studies
from John's Gospel-Sufficient and
Satisfying," by Rev. H. J. DeVries.
7:30 p.m., "The Two Advents in
Prophecy."
First Methodist Church and Wes-
ley Foundation: Class with Professor
Kenneth Hance at 9:30 a.m. Morn-
ing worship service at 10:40 o'clock.

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