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GArgime9n Against 'ou*IRules

Associated Press Columnist
A FRIEND OF OURS is very sore. He paid his money to see
Bob Kurland of the Oklahoma Aggies and George Mikan
of DePaul meet on a basketball court the other night, and al-
though they did meet he feels somehow that he was gyped,
as the meeting was so comparatively brief it was quite incon-
clusive, and just left a bad taste in the mouth.
He doesn't begrudge the money, as it was a Red Cross game
at Madison Square Garden and the money could not go to a
worthier cause. But he does feel that he was lured to the game
by misrepresentation, and he blames the basketball rules.
"I went primarily to see those two big guys play against

each other," he says, "The game was incidental to mc. A c
what happens? Mikan goes out on fouls inside of 14 minutes.
I 'still don't know how they would have stacked up against each
other over the distance, or which was the better team when each
was at full strength.
"Why can't they figure somn v o a player can re-
main in a game? I don't know of any other sport where a
player is banishcd for kecps after a certain number of rule
infractions, unless he's slugging or soething. In hockey
they put a guy in a penalty box far a few minutes, but he
can return to action.
"In football a player can hold or be offside any number of
times. The team is penalized, the same as a basketball team is

when a player fouls, but the guy is not removed from the game,
unless the coach gets tired of those backward gains.
The penalty should be severe enough without ousting the
player and cheating the fans of what they paid to see. They
might figure out a plan to have a penalty box like hockey, or
allow extra free throw-s for every foul above a set number.
As it is, I paid to see Mikan, and when he went out and a
sub went in it was the same as Joe Louis fouling out of a box-
ing match about the third round and some palooka going in to
sub for him."
Our friend has something there. We have never seen the
enthusiasm and anticipation go out of a crowd quite so abruptly
as it went out of the 18,000 or so in the garden. It was just like
sticking a pin in a toy balloon when Mikan left the game.

Mikan, because of his sensational scoring in ealier
games here, had become a pet of the New York fans. They
virtually adopted him, cheering his every move. He went
out because he broke the rules. Kurland survived, yet there
was some booing aimed at him when he was removed for a
sub. Why? Who knows? Just because he was still in
there and Mikan wasn't, maybe. A nice kid playing a goAd,
clean game, too.
From what we did see of the two players together we got
the impression that two good big men tend to nullify each
other, more or less. The seven-foot Kurland, who looks like
a bird house on a pole when he yawns, certainly had noc the
worst of it during the 14 minutes or so he opposed the six-foot-
nine Mikan. We'd say it was a virtual standoff.

College Swim Coaches
Pick Officers for '45
The College Swimming Coaches'
Association of America held its an- ed a total of six new members into
nual meeting at 10:00 a. m. today in the organization. These men are
the Michigan Union, for the purpose Fred Lipovetz, LaCrosse, Wis., State
of electing new officers. Teachers College; Mark S. Randall,
Jr., Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y.;
Richard 0. Papenaugh, of Purdue Joseph Watmouth, Brown Univer--
University, was elected presidentsU..o s Uard
succeeding Coach Robert Muir of city; George Poulos, U. S. Coast Guard
Williams College. Both men are cademy, New London, Conn.; Le
known throughout the country in Maas, Wayne University, Detroit and
the field of water sports. Wiliam Peterson, Northwestern U-
Kennedy Chosen VThe meeting of the Coaches' As-
Columbia's Ed Kennedy, who has sociation was held in conjunction
been starting NCAA meets for the with the NCAA swimming champion-
past 22 years was chosen for the ships, which were run off at Michi-
post of first vice-president. For sec- gan's Varsity Pool Friday and Sat-
ond vice-president the Association urday nights. Coach Matt Mann,
picked Syracuse's swimming mentor, Maize and Blue aquatic tutor, as
Ted Webster. host of the meet, took care of all
The diligent and efficient service arrangements for the annual swim-
of Charles McCaffree, Jr., was rec- ming men's conference.
ognized by the group when they re- The Coaches' expressed their satis-
elected the Michigan Stater secre- faction with the plans that were
tary-treasurer for 1945. made, and thanked the Union and its
In addition, the Association accept- staff for their cooperation
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As Kessler Defeats itvab Oja 'mpa
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In the next event, the 200 yard breaststroke, Michigan strengthened
her short-lived lead, as Heini Kessler captured the number two berth, behind
Paul Murray, the flying Cornellian.
Murray was behind most of the way, but in the last fifty yards, he
poured on the juice and Kessler was unable to stand up to the gruelling pace.
'C7 'Tr...l.... C'-

Advanced Reports From the Trauln Camps

Dodgers Washed Out
31--(?'''P)--Brooklyn's scheduled exhi-
bition game with the U. S. Military
Academy was washed out today and
so the Dodgers spent three hours in
the cadet fieldhouse polishing their
Montreal will play here tomorrow
and the Dodgers will journey to
West Point Menday'

Braves May Trade
LAKEWOOD, N. J., March 31-(/P)
--Bob Quinn, retired president of
the Boston Braves, came here to
confer with Manager Mel Ott of
the New York Giants today, giving
rise to rumors that the New Yorkers
would swap one of their 16 pitchers
for one of the Braves' four catchers.
Bill Voiselle, who shut ,out the New
York Yankees in a five-inning stint

Yankees Take Red Sox
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., March 31
--(AP)-The New York Yankees de-
feated the Boston Red Sox for the
second straight day today, 15 to 14,
in a contest featured by 20 walks
and 'nine errors.
Rookie Shortstop Joe Buzas tripled
home the tying and winning runs
to climax a five-run outburst by the
winners in the ninth.

esslers win over Vern Ojampa of
Mirinesota, who took third place, 3:39.8, to leave Ohio and Michigan
firmly settled the supremacy of these State in their wake.
two men, which began in the Con- The final point tabulation of all
ference meet in which Ojampa and the teams in the meet was as fol-
Kessler fought to a deadlock, lows: Ohio State-57, Michigan-48,
In the 440 yard freestyle, the Buck- Cornell-25, Minnesota-12, Michigan
eyes hit the winning trail as Schlang- State-12, Columbia-10, Princeton-8,
er took the event in the very fast Canisius-8, Northwestern-8, Indiana
time of 4:55.4, over Bill Heusner of -6, Purdue-3, Iowa-2, Rensselaer-2,
Northwestern and Milford Maloney Illinois Tech-0.
of Canisius. Among the notables present was
Following right along, Ohio's Gus Sharemet, former Maize and
collosal triumvirate of divers Hobie Blue short distance ace who per-
__________formed under Matt Mann, in 1938-39.
Sharemet was on leave after having
seen action in the AAF over Germany.
Gene Rogers, Navy V-12 student
from Columbia who won the 220 on
Friday, and was expected to enter in
the 100, was unable to compete due to
Navy regulations.
NCAA Summaries
Clhurch (Michigan); Second, Fries
(TMiehigan) ; third, Di Stasio (Cor-
nell) ;fourth, Shand (Princeton)'.
Time, :52.3.
wcn by Murray (Cornell) ; second,
Kessler (Michigan) ; third, Ojampa
Minesota) ;ourth, Rutler Rens-
selaer Institute):; fifth, Ryod
tCor-nell). Time, 2:31.5. Ryod
440-YARD FREE STYLE-won by
Schlanger (Ohio State) ; second,
Hausner (Northwestern); third, Ma-
loney (Canisius); fourth; White (In-
- diana); fifth, Ialldorsson (Iowa).
Time, 4:55.4.
-Won by Billingsley (OSU) ; see-
CAPTAIN MERT CHURCH ! ond, Christakos (OSU); third, Stone
(OSU); fourth, Barber (Michigan
State), fifth, Chubb (Michigan).
Billingsley, Bob Stone, and Ted 400-YARD RELAY-Won by Mich-
thristaotiishiren ore-tpoitsr igan (Church, Fries, Pulford, Breen);
tOS' iretironSrtan, om nsecond, Ohio State (Dennis, Katz,
OSU's direction. Spartan, Tom MacGregor, Grode); third, Michigan
Barber, and Wolverine, Ralph at MreM leKae,
Chubb, took the reainirg two State ( Me~trc ,r, Mueller, Kasten,
aCh i, this thie rmam-d d i Cliesney); fourth, Cornell (Murray,
places in this high board divgKlein, Reynolds, Di Stasio). Time,








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Mathematically defeated, but still
with plenty of fight left in them, the
Maize and Blue swept over all compe-
tition in the 400 yard freestyle relay
to keep their year's record clear of
losses. Pulford, Breen, Fries, and
Church churned the distance in


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I A4PRIL 1, 1945

_ . .

APRIL 1, 1945 is Easter
_ here in Ann Arbor and ev-
erywhere where there is
freedom of religion. Ann
Arbor is observing the holi-
day quietly and with rev-
erence. The local chur-
ches offered services Good
Friday and early Easter
morning. Coeds and Ann
Arbor residents turned out
in their Easter best, not
necessarily new clothes but
nevertheless their finery.
April 1 is also April Fool's
Day but this year the day
will probably go by with a
minimum of practical jokes
and tricks played because
of the significance of East-

goal of the originators was
$100,000 in war bonds
which would be comparable
to the price of a bomber.
This fund is established to
be an outright grant of
money to any University
veteran of the basis of his
military record and char-
acter as well as his need.
Various, projects such as
the Michibomber Carnival,
Victory Varieties, and
numerous Bomber Schol-
arship sponsored dances,
and contributions from
dormitories, fraternities,
sororities and other cam-
pus organizations have
netted approximately $29,-
000 for the fund.

Yes, th

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opeued I s ~ eth R en rR specli
We have a varied selection from which to choose
..STUFFED AN IMALS for your room, CHINA
in and see for yourself!

A MEMBER of the first
Naval ROTC unit to be
trained at the University,
Lt. (j.g.) Richard M. Orli-
koff, visited the campus
after seeing a year of act-
ive service in the South
Pacific Theatre. Orlikoff,
who served aboard the de-
stroyer David W. Taylor,
was a member of the exec-
utive council of the Inde-
pendent Men's Congress

SPEED TURN Burt Porter of Rutland, Vt., who
lost his left leg in a ski accident four years ago,
does a high speed turn at Pico, Peak, Vt. Since
his mishap Porter has learned to ski all over again

"Do you have the time"
is a question asked many
times during the day, but
after April 8 that question
will cause havoc and a
small riot in Ann Arbor.
All clocks in the University
will be turned back one
hour midnight, April 8, to
conform with a ruling
made by the Board of Re-
gents to put the campus on

with an artificial leg.
October, 1943. The Uni-
versity's Naval tank in the

Bomber Scholarship Fund
was initiated by University




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