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Weakened Swim Squad"
To Defeid Big Ten Title
Loss of Higgins, Zimmerman Cuts Reserve
Strength, Dims Michigan Chances Saturday
A galaxy of midwestern swimming aces will be present at Patten Pool
in Evanston Saturday, when a weakened Wolverine squad will attempt
to defend its 1944 Big Ten crown against seven Conference opponents.
Michigan, sapped of reserve strength with the loss of freestyler
Charlie Higgins and Jack Zimmerman, will be threatened mainly by the
Buckeyes and Boilermakers, who are well-stocked with reserve talent.
Although boasting more individual
rwi A stars than any other team in the
Mluin lo A t asConference, the Maize and Blue is
lacking in depth, which is a vital!
Athletic Director necessity in a meet of such import-
Sixth il Close
Big Tei Meet
Galles, Champ in 165-
Pound Class, Is One of
Three Miliigan Stars
Michigan's wrestling squad ended'
a difficult schedule Feb. 17 as it fin-
ished sixth in one of the closest Con,-
ichigan Sextet Faces
Vickers Second Time
Wolverines Oppose Canadian Army Squad
Saturday Night; Henderson Lost to Pucksters
By RUTH ELCONIN
Michigan's pucksters will play two matches here this weekend when
they face Vickers A. C. tomorrow night and encounter a Canadian army
team from London, Ontario. the following evening.
Coach Vic Heyliger has announced a few changes in the Michigan
Crisler fakes Leave
For Overseas Service
Clarence (Biggie) Munn, Michi-
gan's line coach for the past eight
seasons, will temporarily take over
H.- O. (Fritz) Crisler's duties as Ath-
letic Director and Head Football
Coach during Crisler's absence. for
overseas duty with an Army Service
unit, it was announced yesterday.
Munn will act in Crisler's stead
during this week's Western Confer-
ence meeting at Chicago, where a new
Big Ten Athletic Commissioner may
be named. He will also be in charge'
of spring football practice, starting
in May or June, provided that Crisler
has not returned to the University.
It is expected that Crisler will be
back in time for next fall's grid
Recent rumors hinting that Munn
is in line for appointment as head
Football Coach at either the Univer-
sity of Iowa or Northwestern Univer-
sity have been spiked by Munn's de-
nial. The Wolverine line coach hasl
requested that his name be removed
from consideration for the Iowa post.
The rumor concerning the North-
western position was circulated fol-
lowing belief that Wildcat Athletic
Director "Tug" Wilson will be ap-
pointed Big Ten Commissioner, and
that Head Football Coach Lynn
Waldorf will be elevated to the di-,
There will be a Sphinx meeting
at 7 p. m. today in the lounge of
the West Quad, President Hank
These stars, Captain Mert Church,
Big Ten 50-yard freestyle titlist,
Charlie Fries, Conference 100-yard'
freestyle champ, and sophomore Heini
Kessler, Big Ten 200-yard breast-
stroke kingpin, will have to do twice
as much work in the meet, in orderj
to alleviate the lack of reserve
Mann Pins Hopes on Two
Coach Matt Mann is also placing
much hope on Gordon Pulford and
Bob Mowerson. Pulford, who swarm
lead-off leg in the winning 300-yard
medley relay last year in this same}
meet, is slated to bear the brunt of'
the backstroke events along with!
.feence championship meets on ree- lineu
or d. Qapi
:::::::.;::.;.;:;;:::: :> <:::;"::;::;:;:The Wolverines amassed 11 pointsi posit
.:::s; while the winner, Purdue, was ablegai
y .r ;:to garner only 18. Eight of the nine and
.participating schools produced a Mic
champion, but no school had more the s
than one. of F
Jim Galles sweated down to 165 Paul
..; .. ..;... pounds, found little difficulty in cop- the
p:ig his second Conference crown. said
Art Sachsel, tough 121-pounder, team
Succumbed to Lester Hill, Wisconsin strat
stalwart in the opening match. Hill
went on to force Bob Burwell, Illi- t
:x::::::. .nois lightweight into two overtimes tomo
; .: :. .dbefore Burwell won the crown, tera
x_. w r x s®_fered
ld's champion mnler, shaking hands Captain-elect Bob Johnston was troit
Vooderson, in Kensington Gardens, one of the three Wolverines to finish openi
ecent trip to America. in the money, losing only to George; Heyli
Voorhees of Illinois. Johnston fin- to Vi
ished third behind Voorhees and Ro- win
meo Macias, Iowan who again cop- and
d the ,.,t Th
TRACK TALK-Gunder Haegg, wor
with the former champ, Sydney W
London, before the Swedish star's r
CROWN SITS UNEASY:
SY PY NOY
team-mateBob Munson. e
-atBbnT achm en race ) t Lest lest Newt Skillman, 136-pounder, was whicJ
Mowerson, who was recently dis- eliminated early in competition, and ents
charged from the Army after active ; 1; 'Duane "Red" Hansen, Northwestern pess
service; in the South Pacific and was ~ i n e e c ~t r~ v grappler, took honors in this class. ning
a member of the 1936-37 champion _4holdi
Michigan teams, has been given the --Atn45 pounds, Fred Booth drew a d
assignment of utility freestyler in ; Coach Ken Doherty's thinclads are formance last week, establishes them very tough opponent and lost a nar- Brea
the Big Ten meet, competing in the f facing their stiffest assignment of the as the team to watch Saturday. row decision. John Wilson of fndin Mi
shorter distance events and the re- year Saturday night when they travel! Gana won this championship. date
lays. to the Chicago Stadium, where they GiGeorge Darrow, 155 - pounder num
Besides these two men, Bobby will attempt to defend the Confer- grabbed first in both the highs and wrestling his last match for the Wol- will
Breen, Frank Anderson, Ed Fulkman, ence crown, this feat in the Big Ten Meet. vernes, was the third member of the .
and Harry Westerberg will all corm- A 25-man squad which last week thWfeattine B inst. d he squad to finish in the running. seaso
pete in the meet, in an effort to gar- suffered a 58-46 defeat at the handsB The Wolverines mainstays include Darrow lost to the ultimate champ, Wate
ner enough points to offset Ohio of Illinois is rated below the well in the mile, George Vetter and Dick: Dick Nelson of Minnesota, tari
State and Purdue's bids for top on-!balanced Illini crew1Barnard in the half, and Dick For- At 175 pounds, Mike Racevich, Vicke
ors in the midwestern swimming clas- Commenting on the coming meet, restel and Bob Mann in the quarter. Purdue matman, waded through all andt
sac. Coach Doherty remarked, "Illinois Chuck Lauritson and Warren Bentz opposition to cop the crown. Phil In
Tribble Will Not Compete has more possible points than Michi- will be threats in the pole vault, Al Holcombe drew Hugh Wilson of Tndi- year,
Bob Tribble Northwestern's Big gan, which means the other schools' McNabb in the highjump, and Julian ana in the first round and was de- verm
Ten 150-yard backstroke king, who performances will have a direct bear- Witherspoon, the sprint ace, is a feated. George Bollas, "the Gre- ited
was expected to walk away with first ing on the outcome." good bet to place in the dashes. clan strongman" from Ohio State, behir
place honors Saturday, will not be Michigan's strength lies in the dis- - 1oum
able to compete due to a Navy re- tances and middle distances, where each
striction, just as he was incapacitat- they are more sure of points than is goal
ed for the Michigan-Northwestern Illinois, whose power seems to be in ILA SIFIE AVE lbMTIINC Lond
meet. the sprints, hurdles, and broad jump. I _-
Matt Mann, Maize and Blue coach, While Illinois is expected to score !
asked to comment on Tribble's ab- in every event except the shotput, Bt
sence from the competition and ac- i pre-meet dope indicated that the ~ ~ ~~~~.faciities, Porter service and ex-
cordingly, Pulford's chances in the Maize and Blue tracksters will be LOST AND FOUND celent study conditions. Location
backstroke event, said, "With Tribble hard pressed to score in the high near campus. Contact F. J. Ruck,
gone, it will be a wide open event, hurdles, broadjump, and shotput. p m. Reward Call EleanorPhone 6764.
which most anyone is liable to cop." The Hume twins, Ross and Bob, Keefe, 9390. FOR SALE
who last year shared first place in -
the mile, will both be competing, not LOST: Parker "51" gold topped darkAANTED DISHWASHE: Apply 407
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out for the Daily sports staff should ably double in either the half or two- Call Ruth Walkowsky at 23119. N. Ingalls or call 7100.
report to the sports desk in the mile. ~FOR SALE: Silver evening sandals
Student Publications Building this Ross Willard and Charlie Birdsall, LOST-Green Schaeffer pen Wed- brand new. Sie 4 medium. $5.
afternoon or tomorrow. Work o who shared first place in the two- nesda3 morning. Cl Pat led, Call 8354.
this staff includes practical exper- mile last week against Illinois, are
ence in page layout and writing, favored to repeat the performance. LOST--Brown wallet Monday. Con- FOR SALE: Full dress suit size 38
and offers ample opportunity to Illinois as athletes who have turn tains important; papers. C l or long. $27.50. Call John McMullen,
andloffershas eatpletenitwhtohretrnturneanpBrsn CallMore 470
become acquainted with Michigan ed in the best times of anybigstars return. Jean Borden, 503 Monroe. 4710
athletics first-hand.g 26112
in seven of the 12 events, including 10-PIECE DIErcZEN drawing set in
the important mile relay. Combining LOST-Brown purse around Ensian ther zipper case. ike new. Bar-
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the ATO house. Just two blocks KITCHEN HEIPERS-70 cents per
rFrom Irownout from campus. Three meals served hour, board or cash. 12:15 to 2:15
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WASHINGTON, March 7-(P)- Pett at 2-3297 at noon or after rant one block east of Rackham
IThere is "no disposition" to placel five, or stop in at 700 S. State for building on Huron.
baseball or other nighttime sports details.--
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iard Street. Hours may be "Theuse of recreational lighting
flexible between 5 and it was discussed when the brownoutIWAR BONDS ISSUED HERE DAY OR NIGHT
regulation was drawn up," the WPB j
A . asaid, "but it was reasoned that if " "''""" e Continuous from i P.
Mr. Chatters at 23-24-1. persons did not attend ball games NOW PLAYING
and such events, they would consumeOA
alot of lighting in their homes
he4ea sor f
.Ciema 4 inCUMBIB'S
order nOW Ieak IE
pyof the "Le Jour Se Leve"
ap, as the squad has lost the services of defenseman Bob Henderson.
tain Ted Greer has been moved from the forward wall to a defense
tion, and he will play alongside of Herb Upton. Carl Sulentich will
in hold down the center spot., and the two wings will be John Jenswold
Bob Lillienfield. Dick Mixer will be tending the nets.
higan's hockey mentor said that K" --------__.._.-
econd forward wall now consists
'rancis Allman at center with * u .
Groth and Fred Lounsberry in
wing positions. Heyliger also
that practice. sessions for both
s this week will stress defenseINow
To Avenge Defeat
hen the rinksters meet Vickers
rrow night, they will be hoping
venge a defeat which they suf-
at the hands of the strong De-
club earlier this year. In the
ing tilt of the 1945 season, Coach
iger's charges dropped the match
ickers by a score of 12-6, and a
zc e s b .s o e o . - .a d a;will even the score for the M aize
e London. Ont., Army squad,
-h will be the Wolverine's oppon- "T H E PRINCESS
the next evening, has an im-
ive record so far this year. win- And Th PIRATE"
eight out of ten games and An 9
ng down second place in the
on City Hockey League. Added
k Even So Far PETE SMITH'S "Movie Pests"
chigan's hockey record up to
is four wins against the same BARNEY BEAR CARTOON
ber of losses, so two victories
enable the team to climb above "Unwelcome Guest"
500 mark for the first time this
n. Topping Sarnia. Brantford, PARAMOUNT NEWS
erloo. and the University of On-
they have been defeated by Matinees Night
ers. the London Hockey Club,
twice by Minnesota. 30c 43c
the eight games played this J
the top goal getter for the Wol-
es has been Greer, who has net- -Coming Sat., March 17-
16 markers. Jenswold is second Matinee and Evening
seven, and Sulentich is close
nd with six, while Lilienfield and MESSa3. SHUBe?
sberry are tied with three goals
E. Allmancrashed the visitors'
for the first time against the - iuscy FrA?'rz umAF-
on Hockey Club. RWo.AND LEi H acidRNA i 'OLPHC APT
Box Office Sale Thursday
U WAR BONDS at 10 A.M.
DESIR E DEFA UW
MON., MARCH 19, 8:30 P.M.
TICKETS, tax included
$3.00, $2.40, $1.80, $1.20
At the University Musical
Society, Burton Tdower
for a co
Fighting moisture and fungus-
communication's jungle enemies
Ever-present dangers to military communications are
the twin enemies of the jungle-moisture and fungus.
By impairing the efficient working of telephones and
radios, they can halt vital messages as effectively as
cutting the wires.
The long experience of Bell Laboratories engineers
in designing telephone equipment for use under all
climatic conditions has helped the Signal Corps in
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