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Swimmers, Matmen

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Crowns

Wrestlers Finish Season
Un beaten in Four Starts
Bo l eieier, Jim (aMsi, I zsIoth VtihjoeEaled
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By HANK MANT i0
Michigan's mighty Wolverines rout-
ed Coach Billy Thorn's Indiana mat-
men Saturday, 23-3, to chalk up their
fourth successive victory of the year
and finish the season undefeated in
four dual meets, enhancing their
chances to cop their first Conference
crown since 1938.
Coach Ray Courtright's boys had
little trouble beating the Hoosiers,
Trak Squad's
First 1Vi,11,y
Shows , Iawer
By BILL LAMBERT
As the score 93-11 indicates, the
Michigan track squad put on a spark-
ling display of power and versatility
when they overpowered Western
Michigan Saturday night.
1t was not so much the lop-sided
score which impressed Wolverine
fan1s as it was the individual per-
formances the boys turned in. Not
only did Elmer Swanson and Bob
Gardner snare ten and nine points
respectively, but both turned in
amazing showings for so early in the
season. Gardner's heave of 45'64"
was the best he has done in actual
competition.
Sprinters Show Power
The sprints showed that Michigan
has much potential power in the
shorter distances, with Bruce Blan-
chard, in his first intercollegiate
start getting to the wire in :6.4 in
the 60-yard dash. He just nosed out
teammate Bob Nussbaumer who also
turned an approximate :7.7 when he
placed second to high-stepping Elmer
Swanson in the 65-yard high hur-
dles.
The Hume twins, Ross and Bob,
ran true to form in taking the mile
run in a dead heat. Their time of
4:21.9 was fast, and will probably be
sliced lTwer as the competition gets
tougher. Both Bob Segula and Bill
Dale climbed skyward with the best
form they have yet shown in the pits.
Segula, in reaching 13'1.", went one
inch hg')er ban he lid in the Mill-
rose games. and Dale highjumped to
6'1" in his specialty.
Irish Are Trrugh
With this many stelar exhibitions
shown by the thinclads in their first
meet of 1944, the chances for a
championship appear to be shaping
up. Coach Doherty's charges will be
faced with a tougher assignment this
Saturday, when they encounter a
promisnig Notre Dame team in the
Yost Field House.
In their first meet, however, the
Fightin' Irish were forced torcome
from behind i the middle distance
events to gain a 62-51 decision over
the same Western Michigan team
that the Wolverines took with such
great ease.
DAILY OFFICIAL
DULIETIN I
(Continued from Page 2)
ulty Club, where arrangements for
bringing their dinners from the caf-
eteria may be made.
Zoology Club Meeting: There will
be a meeting of the Zoology Club on
Thursday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the
Rackham Amphitheatre. Cpl. Sidney
Mittler will speak on "Production of
Female Offspring by Virgin Females
in the Greenhouse Whitefly, Tria-
leurodes vaporariorum under the In-
fluence of High Temperatures." I

1943 Big Ten champs, even though
three regulars, Jim Galles, Hugh Wil-
son and Bob Gittens, were absent
from the line-up. The Wolverines
won six matches, lost one and gained
one forfeit.
George McIntyre, substituting for
Hugh Wilson, was beaten 4-3 in his
first appearance this year, but his
performance was beyond reproach,
and with a little more luck, he could
have won his first bout.
Allen Returns
Bob Allen, holdover letterman, who
hurt his knee at the beginning of this
campaign, returned to action at 165
pounds and won his match on a fall,
while John King took over Jim Galles'
duties in the 175 pound bracket and
got a forfeit when his man was over-
weight. However, King then spotted
his man'ten pounds and still won the
decision from him.
It seems that Indiana's grapplers
were not the only ones out after the
scalp of the undefeated Maize and
Blue squad, as the students were also
"blood thirsty," and gave the Wol-
verines a very poor reception, boo-
ing every movement made by Michi-
gan, as well as many other unsports-
manlike actions.
Courtright Pleased
"This year's team has looked very
impressive and contrary to the
thoughts of a lot of people that we
were loaded, we went through the sea-
son with four sophomores, one re-
serve, one transfer student and two
lettermen," stated Corky. However,
Michigan has rolled aside every op-
ponent by wide margins, beating Pur-
due, chief threat to the Wolverine
title hopes this year, 17-9; Ohio State,
24-6; Minnesato, 25-3; and Indiana
23-3, thereby establishing themselves
as the favorites to dethron Indiana
in the Conference finals Saturday at
Chicago.
Two of Michigan's wrestlers, Bob
Reichert at 121 pounds and Jim
Galles at 175 pounds, former Canter-
ence champ at this weight, are both
undefeated to date, and will make a
strong bid for individual titles in the
finals. Galles is a seasoned veteran,
but Reichert never wrestled before
coming under the tutelage of Coach
Courtright this year.
Squad Eyes Title
"We have our fingers crossed and
our eye on the championship, but
there can be many slips and the boys
aren't taking anything for granted,
but will come down and work out ev-
ery day this week," Corky added.
If the Maize and Blue team should
come through with their first Big Ten
title in six years, after finishing sec-
ond four times in the last five, it
will mark the second Conference title
that Michigan has registered this
year.
Jack, Berger'
To Meet in Ring
CLEVELAND, Feb. 14.-()-It's
westward ho! for Beau (The Jump-
ing) Jack tomorrow night-his first
venture out of eastern fight rings
since he swapped a Georgia shoe-
shine brush for boxing gloves. E
Armed with the New York light-t
weight title and 1 to 2 betting odds,
the Beau meets Montreal's veteran
Maxie Berger in a 10-round non-title
bout in Public Hall. n h
Berger's contribution to the soiree
is the experience of 16 straight ringt
victories and ambition to rise at
Jack's expense.
Carrying a weight advantage of
about ten pounds, Berger will be in
his first main event here. On this
bout he pins his hopes of hitting
boxing's big time.!

lV~i~iiiiEve,
Seeond Veiory 'Ner
Northwestern Raises
By 1U LOW
After the varsity decisively doweld
Northwestern's swimmers last Satm,
day night, they will be the favorites
to recapture the Big Ten crown they
lost to Ohio Stat:e lst year Te
Conference Swinting r,,mee(t. wh
will be held Friday and Saturday in
Evanston, will find the Wolverines
out to garner their 141h Big Ten
championship md(,r the tut etahe ot
Coach Mati, Mann.
Win SeveRn of Nine Events
In taking seven of the nine even t
against the Wildcats, the Maize di
Blue natators regained the prestigeo
that they lost when the Purple squd
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HERE TODAY...
.YBy HARVEY FRANK
Associte Sports Editor
CIIGAN'S basketbal teani has only one game left this season, and
wl f h wh a ecord of either five wins and seven losses, or four
"wins and e t i in Cnf'nerne competition. If it does lose to North-
western it, its in next Surday, it will wind up iwith the same average
S i did lIt*ea", wI!1(11 it finisdl ii a tic for seventh place in the Big Ten,
1I ircc has icti : a g rca o deal of sweculation as to why the Wolver-
ies, 01e 1of the jlre-Sesntiu avoriteS and possessing at least their share
of talent, have hI wn so namy close games the first time they played
an opponent adi droWtiid the second by a far greater score.
A letter received by us shows the reaction and ,indignation of one sports
fain on iitlits to It above s t ate (,f a tairs,
"-IIIAT I'mli asking for is the sclR ol' our basketball coach, Bennie
hrmterbaan. .Ay4 v he was a good basketball player, bt his bas-
ketball voaclitg certainl y leaves something to he desired. Michigan's
teant iS a te1an of individlals with practically no teamwork. The boys'
I'irit and their individual ability keeps theni on top, or at least in the
1i"t, early in ch n;te, iut once tlhey get behind or confused they fall
a part dtue to Ia ek of teamin work.
i11liink the team might be compared with Joe Louis. Often in his
fights Joe woul mieet confusing opposition and would merely eek out a
Vi to y. The a,110 oplonent later, would be pulverized in several
routti( is It i- t o 1.uli ' mataers' read in his tactics to meet the situttion-.

Tom King (number 15) goes up in the air to score in the second
Indiana game here recently, while Dick Peed, to the left of King, and
Ray Brandenburg, to the right of King, both of Indiana, look on help-
lessly. Elroy Hirsch (number 14) is the other Michigan man in the
pietire. t:yIV Photo by cp -Robert Lewin, Co. A. 3051st: t s i
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By DAVE LOEWENBERG .
Michigan's cagers, fresh from their
74-41 rout over Chicago, yesterday
began intensive preparations for the
Northwestern clash, to be played at
Evanston this Saturday.
In the first meeting of the two
teams, the Wildcats downed Michi-
gan 57-47 in a hard fouht game
lHowever, for the tilt on Saturday,
the Wildcats will be minus the sr-
vices of their versatile athlete, Otto
Graham, who reports to Colgate Uni-
versity Feb. 17 for Naval Aviation
R'Wvolhi. d dges
N elson) T o i i.
In 'Texas OJpew
SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Feb. 14--UP)
-Imperturbable Johnny Revolta Nof
Evanston, Ill., laid down a three-
under-par 63 today to gallop in with
the Texas Open championship and
$1,000 in war bonds.
The finish was one of the most
dramatic in the 22-year history of
the tournament--Revolta closing out
with a fine 273 for the 72 holes. By-
ron Nelson was just one stroke behind
coaling to the eighteenth.
Nelson, the former National Open
champion from Toledo, O., had stag-
ed one of the finest comebacks in
tournament history to enter the last
round today with a 206 to Revolta's
205.

Training. Graham's loss is a severe
blow to Northwestern's title hopes as
this Waukegan flash was the Pur-
ple's chief play-maker. Last year
Graham was runner-up in the Big
Ten rae for individual scoring hon-
ors.
Wildeats Are Second
'l' itWildcatcis have a coilerence
record of six w ins and one loss,
which gives thm the nunber two
poition in the Big Ten race. Purdue
tops the heap with seven victories
ag'rainst one toss. Tn eBoilermakers
meet Iowa and Wisconsin this week-
end in two contests which will go a
long way towards determining the
outcome of the Western Conference
championship. At present a three-
way Lie exists between Ohio State,
Iowa and Purdue for third place in
the Conference standings.
In Saturday night's game against
the lowly Maroons, Tom King slipped
from first to fifth place in the indi-
vidual scoring contest. King scored
only six points against Chicago, giv-
ing him a season total of 143 points
in eleven Conference games. How-
ever, Coach Bennie Oosterbaan re-
marked "that King, in essence, is a
tean player and is not interested in
boosting his scoring record."
strack Paces Attack
Dave Strack paced the attack
against Chicago as lie rang up seven
fielders and one charity toss for a
total of 15 points. Elroy (Crazy Legs)
Hirsch was next in line as he col-
lected six field goals and one free
throw for 13 points. Wayne Thomp-
son followed closely behind Hirsch,

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the last time the teams met in Evan- "'i"1h1l is exactly what Miclyigan's opponents do. The first game is
ston. In the earlier meet the Wo-
stonn tee frlier met the Wrom close, bttintm between gacs the Opponents get valuable advice and pointers
verines were forced to cmlne from while our team mus gt .none orones that are as good as none at all. Most
racesin order to gain eu vihtoel. i o outr anes this year at last.. the first was close and thw second-a
Northwestern grabbed fitst and .iati tt, r, of lvi i-!tiIi
second in the diving and tle 150- "It's high time sotilliizg was done about it, and I don't heleve
yard backstroke, events in which lterb.'s past record as a itregvit athlete should shield him. What do
Michigan is notably weak. as the yo thiiitk?" -W,. .
varsity took all the other firsts and
all but one of the remaining seconds. WE H'IIINK 80, T00,
Maloney Sets Pace
Freshman Paul Maloney paced the
win by taking first in the two dis- (
tance events, the 220 and the 440.1 ' '
Veterans Charlie Fries' and MertIPjE Nt qYErI11it- 1 E qe J LJU 7 wY e 6 a
Church shared the runner-up spot--
light when each garnered a first and ' y ,I ANN PETE Sh N looked a bit shaky on the others, but
a second. Fries won the 50 int thelokdabtskynthoheou
-ast tmeof I , with Churh mlose In winning four games out of a pos- when the chips were down during
fast time of .23.6 with Church (losej
on his heels. In the 100 the situation sible seven the Michigan hockey team the last few moments he made several
was just the reverse with Mert hit- has compiled a record this season spectacular saves which resulted in
ting the finish first in :52.7. which is far better than any the pile-ups around the goal-but no
It appears that the only competi- Maize and Blue has been able to re for Vickers.
tion that Michigan will have inI
stack up for several years.
Saturday's game with the Itant- C. AS S0 II II D
ford, Ont., Club will be the last game
of the season and will be a tough D iREC
final test. The Brantford team has
been playing in the Ontario Iloekey
Association and has done a credit-
able job throughout the season. U It
Lowrey's men have the same tenaci- ( LASS F IF
ty they have ishawn in recent con-
tests plus all the skill they have ac-
quired through a season of play,
the possibi ies are that they may
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The most important fact is, that
without even one of its defensemen t o more n
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made within one minute, which shows LOST and FOUND
quite conclusively that Henderson is
an extremely vital cog in the Michi- LOST-Black wallet. Idetification,
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In the Vickers contest the varsity Post, 2-1988. Reward.
Evanston this week will be from the forward linehad a handicap in that
Purple swimmers, for last year's Vince Abbey, dependable right LOST before Christinas: black key
champions, Ohio State, have no one wing, had an injured knee which case with gold ring and keys. Call
except Captain Keo Nakama and slowed him up considerably. Vince Madeline, 2-5232. Reward.
diver Bob Stone. Nakama is heavily missed several passes, and was un-
favored in the 220. and 440, while able at times to keep up the blister- LOST-Black onyx ring with dia-
Stone will probably battle it out ing pace, but he wrenched his knee mond chip, in Library rest-room.
with Wildcat Ronny Trumble for the in the second period which agra- Sentimental reasohs. Reward. Call
diving title. vated an injury received some time Lois, 22868.
Michigan seems unbeatable in the before. He was unable to practice
two relays, the two sprints and the for the greater portion of last week, HELP WANTED
breaststroke, and it is upon this all- and whether he will be back in top WANTED-Male student to work for
his trustc form by this week-end is still ques- room beginning feb. 26 or 27. Mrs.
Frank E. Jones, 721 Tappan Ave.,
Big Bob Derleth, second-line center phone 6105.
and substitute defenseman, played
one of the best games he has played CLERK: office or store work. Knowl-
* this season Saturday night. The tal edge of typewriting desirable. Male
OXinI Sh ow center seemed completely recovered or female. Full time person pre-
from his knee injury sustained early ferred. Part time with afternoon
ALGIERS, Feb. 14.--()-An up- in the season, and riot only did an or morning free acceptable. Steady
roar over a referee's decision marked excellent job of playing, but acted employment. Apply in person, 0.
the opening today of a week-long Al- as field-marshall with great skill D. Morrill, 314 S. State St.
lied boxing tourney to determine the when members of the tearn seem(d WANE--T---E-T
North African championships in 16 inclined to flare up.
classes, amateur and professional. Coach Eddie Lowrey was on the UNiERSITY profesor, wife and one
The disturbance broke out when whole quite pleased with the show- child desire furnished or partly
the referee ruled Dave Steinweiler, ing of the team. he did say that furnished apartment or house.
U. S. Army scrapper from Dayton, O., they were "extremely lucky that Phone John Lowell, 4494, evenings.
the winner over Addadaine E'alkeder, Vickers didn't make another goal -__ __
Algerian Arab serving. in the French in the last two minutes," which is MISCELLANEOUS
Navy, in the amateur middleweight undeniably true. During almost
class. the entire thlrd period, the varsity MIMEOGRAPHING: thesis binding.
Americans, British and French j crew looked like a differentand far Brumfield and Brumfield, 308 S.
alike were displeased with the deci- inferior squad from that which had State.
sion and howled against it. Many held so fast a pace through the
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On No. 13 Nelson needed a him-die'registering five baskets and two free
to tie for the lead. He drove within throws for 12 points.
25 feetof the cup and took a lot of Coach Oosterbaan sent his first
time getting ready to putt. As the and second teams through a gruel-
huge gallery roared. Nelson's shot ling 35 minute scrimmage in which
went straight for the hole but stopped the second stringers were victorious
a foot and a half away-and that 60-45. Bob Wiese provided the main
was the championship for Revolta. punch in the second stringers attack
as he racked up eight field goals and
Playing in the threesome with Nel- three free throws for a tonal of 19
son was Harold (Jug) McSpaden of points
Philadelphia, the first day leader and
the fellow who has been winning -
most of the tournaments along thep
winter trail. McSpaden came into Pr( ixlciil.r To i ier Army
No. 18 six under par and on that,
hole he sank a 20-foot putt for a CAMDEN, N.J., Feb. 14--O")-Rob-
birdie that gave him a total of 274 ert R. M. Carpenter, Jr., 28-year old
and a tie with Nelson for second president of the Philadelphia Phil-
place. lies of the National Baseball League,
Melvin (Chick) Harbert of the became the first major league club
Lincoln, Neb., Army Air Forces president to be accepted for Army
Training Command, whipped in with service today when he passed his
a four-under-par for a total of 278 psysical examination at the Camden
to grab fourth place honors, while Armory.
Craig Wood of Mamaroneck, N.Y., Carpenter, a resident of Wilming-
finished with a 69 and a total of 280 ton, Del., is the father of two chil-
for the fifth spot. dren
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left the open air stadium in disgust.
The referee later explained he pen-
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last round because of a foul.
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early portions of the contest.
Dick Mixer, varsity goalie. did ani
excellent job of guarding the nets.
He was drawn out on two goals, and
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