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SM-DAY, MARCH 11, 1945

TH MICHIG. A a A N -a..L* DAILYaa a

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Swimm e
Track Crown
Falls to Drake
Seahawks, Marquette
Tie for Second Place
EAST LANSING, Mich., March 10
-/P)-Drake University dethroned
Notre Dame's Central Collegiate Con-
ference indoor track champions here
tonight, winning the 18th annual
meet with a score of 35 points.
Iowa Preflight, co-favored along
with Notre Dame's defending champs,
finished in a tie with Marquette for
second with 32 points and Notre
Dame was fourth with 25 3/5.
Billy Moore, Western Michigan col-
lege freshman from Logansport, Indi-
ana, who won the National A. A. U.
pole vault this month; cracked a CCC
record by clearing 13 feet, 6/2 inches
tonight. Charley Beaudry of Mar-
quette equalled the 75-yard dash rec-
ord of 7.5 seconds.

rs Top on eren
Natators Capture Five Firsts
To Swamp Ohio State, 55-43


Ff ield I.

Baseballs' Question:'To Be or Not To Be?'

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Church Gets Double Win as Kessler, TwoI
Relay Teams Come Through for Michigan
Special to The Daily
EVANSTON, Ill., March 10-Capturing five out of nine first places,i
to amass a total of 55 points, Michigan's championship swimming squad I :
clinched its 16th Western Conference crown in 19 years, tonight at North-
western's Patten Pool, and copped the 100th Big Ten title to be won by
Maize and Blue athletic teams.f
Captain Mert Church, Wolverine ace freestyler, and Ohio State's,{
Keo Nakama, were the individual stars of the meet, both scoring double *ins1
Church in the 50 and 100-yard events, and Nakama in the longer distance
220 and 440 clashes.
Michigan, besting runner up, Ohio "- _____
State, by 12 points, to retain its ing contests ever witnessed in Big!
superiority in the 35th edition of the Ten competition.
annual Championship Meet, emerged Wolverines Take Relay MATT MANN
The Wolverine crew drew first
victorious in both relays, the 50 and blood by handily winning the 300-"1*1
100 freestyle tilts and the 200-yard yard medley relay with the team of
breaststroke. In the latter event Bob Munson, backstroker, Kessler, in
Heini Kessler, 1944 Conference the breaststroke, and Bob Mowersoni
breaststroke titlist, and Vernon swimming the freestyle anchor leg. ws f
Ojampa, Minnesota's vaunted speed- Nakama took the following 220
ster, ended up swimming a dead heat event for the Buckeyes, but Chuck J
in one of the closest and most excit- Fries, Maize and Blue veteran free-
-___styler, grabbed the fourth place
berth. Starting his weeding out process
Church, Pulford Win after only one week of practice,
Michigan cleaned up in the 50-yard Coach Ray Fisher yesterday posted a
freestyle, snatching three out of five list of 33 players to be retained on
' nt places. Church retained his Big Ten his baseball quad halving his ni-
title by turning in a :23.8, victory,
while Gordon Pulford took third and.; tial turnout of candidates for the
Mowerson clinched the fourth place teamri.
Sslot. Eighteen fiel'ders, a dozen pitchers,
Ohio State picked up 11 points in and three catchers will continue to
the fancy diving competition, plac- don uniforms for daily practices. The
Michigan's own P-Bell is ing Billingsley, first; Christakos, sec- cut, which selected men primarily on
ond; and Stone; fourth. Vernon the basis of hitting ability, was made
ents. Throughout the year Ruotsalainen of Minnesota was third this early because the time before the
and Bower, of Purdue, fifth. season begins is so short, and there
gh standard of hospitality Church captured his second Big are fewer pitchers than were avail-
Ten crown in the 100-yard free- able last year.
cnjoy our delightful com style, dethroning teammate Fries, Commenting on players chosen,
last years champ, who grabbed the Fisher compared them with last year's
g with your dinner at the second place berth, while Mowerson squad in all departments. "My pitch-
took a fourth for the Maize and Blue. ing and catching," the Wolverine
Munson Finishes Second mentor stated, "should be better than
In the 150-yard backstroke clash, last year, and my outfield should be
Bob Knight, of Indiana, lead the at least as good."
field, but was closely followed by Wol- Fisher expects the most trouble in
i 1:30 to 8 verine Bob Munson, who placed sec- his infield, where he has so far two
ond, and Pulford, who took fourth, good prospects in Walter Kell, a let-
rURDAY 5:30 to 8 The Maize and Blue team of terwinner last year, and Jack Weis-
Church, Bob Breen, Pulford, and enburger, a . freshman prospect. If
Fries, fulfilled predictions by win- no good all-round prospects appear
bing the 400 freestyle relay in, for the other two positions, Fisher
t3:44.2, finishing ahead of , e ir will sacrifice hitting ability for field-
?,tI jAVE due, Northwestern, and Illinois. ing prowess.
Finalepoint totals of the teams
berty Street were: Michigan, 55; Ohio State, 43; Swimming um'aries
Indiana, 19; Minnesota and North-
western, 15; Purdue, 11; Illinois, 6:
Iowa 4; and Wisconsin, 3 ChampiosiP summaries:

Nats Bring 28 into Fold to be one of the 1945 Dodgers' strong- rest expected to appear when the
est departments, received a double Phils' spring training season opens
WASHINGTON, Mar. 10.-- ()P)-- _jolt today with the announcement Wednesday in Wilmington, Del.
Ayn that neither Mickey Owen nor Bobby
;After foul' days of spring training,Brgnwudepttohe ea
the Washington Senators today still Mountain, N. Y., training camp Southworth Reports Late
had only four players in uniform, Thursday.STLOIMr10-(,) na
but club officials said 28 have accep-I Owen informed President Branch ST. LOUIS, Mar. 1. of(Athewo-d
ted terms. Rickey he would be unable to leave champion St. Louis Cardinals made
Rick Ferrell, veteran catcher; out- his Brookline, Mo., farm because he his first visit of the year to the
fielder Stan Spence, leading hitter at was unable to obtain help. Bragan Cardinal office today and told owner
.313 last season; Bill Lefebure, relief expects to be inducted shortly. Sam Breadon he may be several ay
hurler, and pitcher Walter Holborow, :r*late in reporting to training camp.
an Astoria, Long Island, N.Y.. boy, Billy said he was clearing up the
remained in the doubtful class. Phillie Pitcher Is Holdold affairs of his son, Maj.-Gen. Billy
Spence is 1-A in the draft.Hr Brooks Southworth, who was killed
SPHILADELJPHIA, Mar. 10.-(')- in a bomber crash near New York
Lanky portsider Al Gerheauser, who City recently.
D~odger Catchers Detained___ _______
won eight and dropped 16 last sea-,- ---- ---
BROOKLYN, Mar. 10.- (,) _- son, is the only Philadelphia Phillies' INV EST I N V I CTORY
Brooklyn's catching staff, expected holdout with 17 men signed and the


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- 300-yard medley relay: Won by
Michigan (Munson, Kessler, Mower-
son); Indiana. second; Minnesota,
third; Purdue, fourth; Iowa, fifth.
Time 3:06.
220-yard free style: Won by Na-
kama, Ohio State; Scllanger, Ohio
State, second: Ileusner, Northwest-
ern, third; Fries, Michigan, fourth;#
Koblish, Northwestern, fifth. Time
50-yard free style: Won by Church,
Michigan; laulenbeek, Illinois, sec-
ond; Pulford, Michigan, third; Mow-
erson, Michigan, fourth; Jones, Min-
nesota, fifth, time: 23.8.,
100 yard free style: Won by Church,
Michigan; Fries, Michigan, second;
Middlemas, Wisconsin, third; Mower-
son, Michigan, fourth; Haulenbeek,
Illinois, fifth. Time, :52.5.
I 150 yard backstroke: Won by Bob
Knight, Indiana; Bob Munson, Mich-
igan, second; Bob Dennis, Ohio State,
third; Jack Whitson, Northwestern,
fourth; Gordon Pulford, Michigan,
fifth. Time, 1:41.9.


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200 yard breaststroke: Kessler,
Michigan, and Ojampa, Minnesota,
tied for first; Stumper, Indiana,
third; Waites, Iowa, fourth: Yocum,
Indiana, fifth. Timne, 2:35.8.
440 Yard Free Style: Won by Na-
kama, Ohio State; Schlanger, Ohio
State, second; Heusner, Northwest-
ern, third; Davis, Northwestern,
I fourth; White, Intdiana, fifth. Time.



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Dean Edward H. Kraus, by
the Board of Regents. The
Board also ruled that vet-
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the University is permitted
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