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APRIL 17, 1947

-THE MICHIGAN- DAILY

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Weather Halts
Elimninatioiis
On Golf Squad
The 36-hole medal event, sched-
uled for today and tomorrow to
determine Michigan's golf repre-
sentatives on the varsity, jayvee,
and freshman squads, has been
postponed until Saturday and
Sunday because of the snow storm
wthich covered the University Golf
Course yesterday.
Bert Katzenmeyer, the new
Wolverine linksmiaster, who re-
turned from the Dixie trip last
week with an impressive 4-2 ree-
ord achieved by his eight leading
candidates, is counting on a 12-
man varsity squad to successfully
defend the Big Nine title. The
jayvee and freshman squads will
be composed of 10 men apiece.
So determined are some of the
aspirants to engage in the intra-
squad 36-hole medal event that
they are willing to step onto the
snow-capped golf course in snow-
shoes and skis," Katzenmeyer
humorously reports.
The Michigan coach also an-
nounced yesterday that a repair
shop at the clubhouse is now open
All candidates for freshman
baseball will report to Coach
Ernie McCoy at the freshman
Lseball diamond at the south-
east end of Ferry Field at 3:30
today. All candidates will fur-
nish their own gloves and
shoes.

Center Brieske Returns
To Bolster Line Attack
130 Spring Grid Candidates To Continue
Daily Practice Until Middle of Next Month

Stressing fundamental running
plays, coach Fritz Crisler sent ap-
proximately 130 spring football
candidates through a two and one
half hour grid grind inside Yost
Field House yesterday afternoon.
Delayed by the combined forces
of inclement weather and spring
vacation, the drill will continue
six days a week until the middle
of May. Indoor squad meetings
consisting of lectures and motion
pictures were held during the first
week of April, but it was not until'
Monday of this week that heavy
duty togs were donned for out-
door work.
The Wolverines have been
strengthened by the return of
Jim Brieske, center and lead-
ing scorer last season. Brieske
was' drafted by the newly or-
ganized Baltimore club of the
All-American Football league
but has decided to forego pro-
fessional football,
Brieske, who scored 32 points,
29 by extra point conversions and
three by a field goal last year,
weighs 200 pounds and is an ex-
perienced center who should help
bolster the middle of Michigan's
line.
With the addition of Brieske,
Crisler can look forward to a
strongly fortified forward wall.

Along with Brieske and 1946
stalwart J. T. White, Byron Las-
ky a transfer from Albion,
where lie starred at center, is
also available. Dan Dworsky
may be converted from fullback
to center where his defensive
talents can be used to greater
advantage.
A number of players expected
to see 1947 action can not report
for spring practice because of in-
juries or late classes. Bob Chap-
puis, halfback star is recovering
. Students and faculty mem-
bers may sign up for the new
Phys. Ed. courses in bait and
fly casting and golf in Room
5 Waterman Gym.
from a wrist operation necessitat-
ed by a football injury. Quentin
Sickels, regular guard in 1944 and
1946, is recuperating from a leg
operation.
Late classes and laboratory work
have sidelined Lennie Ford, giant
regular end in 1945 and 1946, Bob
Ballou, outstanding grid prospect
of last spring, and Stu Wilkins,
Canton, Ohio guard.
Villagre Begins
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Baseball Drills
Spring training for the Willow
Village Bruins will get into full
swing on Monday, April 21, with
an expected turnout of more than
40 baseballers.
All residents of the village,
either from dorms or apartment
areas, are eligible for the squad
and any man who is interested is
invitedto attend the organiza-
tional meeting tonight at 7 p.m.
in the West Lodge gymnasium. A
schedule is being drawn up at the
present time consisting of oppo-
nents both at the village and on
the road.
Jerry VanGasse will serve in the
managerial capacity and be in
charge of the initial practice ses-
sions until a successor, is appoint-
ed later. The team is still in need
of a publicity direbtor' ticket
salesman and business assistant,
and men interested in any of these
jobs are urged to apply.
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Coach Fisher
Is Surprised
At Home Win
Unexpected Slugging
Stops Fighting Irish
By GLORIA VREELAND
Michigan's far f'r o m expert
baseball team surprised everyone,
especially Coach R a y Fisher,
Tuesday when it managed to out-
slug and narrowly beat a credible
Irish nine which Fisher wagers
will "win a lot of ball games this
season."
If the Wolverine pitching main-
stay, Cliff Wise, hadn't lost his
stuff unexpectedly in the hectic
eighth inning, the victory would
not have been so surprising. When
Wise was holding his own it was
Michigan's ball game, but with an
8 to 5 lead to overcome the weak-
er Wolverine outfit looked doomed.
Wise had been secretly ailing
for the past few days and just
couldn't last through the cold
wind which accompanied the late
innings of the contest. The cold
may also explain why the well-
reputed Notre Dame hurlers were
ineffective against the heretofore
unimpressive Wolverine batters.
All in all it was a slugger's day,
with plenty of hard hit balls. The
two teams together piled up 22
hits including homers by Chuck
Mayo and Jack Weisenburger.
In the field it was a different
story for Fisher's boys as they
were still making too many mis-
takes. According to the Wolverine
coach, the team they beat Tues-
day looked top notch except in
pitching.
That's more than he could say
for most of the Southern nines
that were able to stop the Maize
and Blue last week. Michigan
didn't face a single impressive
flinger on its tour and the North
Carolina and Duke teams were the
only ones that looked good afield.
Provided the weather man does
another quick about face and pro-
vides some playable weather for
this weekend, Fisher expects to
do some experimenting with his
pitching staff in the two sched-
uled games against a better-than-
usual Wayne nine. He plans to
use six hurlers in the series, in-
cluding a couple of freshman, Bob
Fancett, and Bob Hicks, both of
whom have shown considerable
promise but lack experience.
Ozzie Cowles, Benny Ooster-
baan, and Ernie McCoy will be
guest speakers at the Phys. Ed.
Club meeting tonight.

SPOUT SCRAPBOOK
By JACK MARTIN, Daily Sports Editor
THERE was a banquet over at Peanuts, you may remember,
the !Union last night. Seated was the little brown pooch that
around the tables were 100 men. ate regularly at the Union cafe-
They were athletes - football teria - out of the generous hands
players, baseball players, swim- of half Michigan's male stulents-
mes, trackmen. wrestlers. tennis Just about as much as the bache-
players, golfers. In one room-all for front door, Peanuts became a
100 of them. And any time 100 sort of tradition around the
athletes, dressed more or less in Union.
relatively formal attire, can be He also became a steady fan at
corraled under one roof in one the football practice sessions. Day
bunch in one evening for a social after day. Peanuts would trek
event, there must be a reason. down St ate Street, follow the
There was. Ray Roberts is players up to the training room.j
leaving Michigan, and the guys and see that things went right.I
who knew him best were o'mt And all through basketball sea-
en masse to pay himl tribute. son it was the same story.
Ray's the man behind the tape UT one day Peanuts didn't
and liniment that's held Michigan show up. He didn't show up
all-Americans and bench-warm- for several days. He even missed
ers together for the past seven- his meals at the Union. Peanuts
teen years. "Go 'see Ray" has was being forgotten, when by ac-
been a by-word - sometimes al- cident Ray Roberts heard the
most a prayer - with every coach story. The powers-that-be at the
I in the Wolverine athletic heir- Union had decided that Peanuts
archy whenever some ailment cut was a nuisance and had called i11
down one of his team. the City to get the past off its
tUT.as the boys conveyed to hands. He had been in the City
Ray last night, he's not just Pound now for three days, and
an ord(lnary trainer. He's some- his demise was imminent.
thing more. He has that quality . Ray journeyed to the Pound,
which is so hard to put in words-- and there he found a live, but
that quality which makes someone very dejected, Peanuts - the
feel he has gained something little brown mutt whom every-
merely because he knew Ray. You body had forgotten - every-
can think of quite a few conven- body but Ray Rolbrts. Ray
tional sticky and sentimental shelled out two bucks to get
terms to apply to that quality, Peanuts out of the Pound, and
but they're all helplessly inade- then two more bucks for a li-
quate. cense. He then scoured Ann
A little anecdote is the best Arbor until he found a suitable
way we know to explain it-one home and deposited Peanuts in
to be added to the many ban- friendly hands. Would any of
died about last night. It shows US have gone that far out of
the streak of thoughtful hu- our prescribed way?
manity in Ray that .makes him That's it. That's Ray Roberts.
different. It's not about an ath- In the words of Alumni Assist-
lete, or a game, or a man - it's ant Secretary Bob Morgan:
about a dog, a-dog named Pea- "We're sorry as hell to see
nuts. Ray Roberts leave Michigan."

Top Schoolboy
Track Stars
In Meet Here
More than 1100 schoolboy track-
sters representing 80 Michigan
high schools will converge on Yost
Field House this Saturday for the
eighth annual running of the Riv-
er Rouge Relays.
The huge entry list, the larg-
est in the history of the event.
will place the relays among the
outstanding high school indoor
track carnivals in the country.
Arthur Hill Defends Title
Saginaw Arthur Hill will be de-
fending its team championship
which it garnered last year when
it edged out Saginaw Eastern by
the bare margin of two points. The
meet winners are generally ac-
cepted as the Michigan high
school indoor track champions.
The entries this year will be di-
vided into three classes of com-
petition, based on the official state
classifcation system. The two top
classes, A and B, will run individ-
ually this year while the lower
brackets, classes C and D will run
together as a unit.
MacDonald Originates Meet
The River Rouge invitational
Relays were initiated in 1938 by
Coach McDonald of River Rouge
High to satisfy the need of bring-
ing together in a single indoor
meet all the outstanding thin-
clads of the state. He secured the
cooperation of the University
coaching staff and held the first
meet in Yost Field House.
Fifteen schools participated in
the first running and since then it
has grown to become the largest
indoor meet in the state.
Canham to Supervise
The meet this year will be under
the supervision of Assistant Track
Coach Don Canham who will en-
counter the extremely difficult
problem of organizing the large
number of entries. It will be
necessary to r'un off 94 prelimin-
ary heats as eliminations in de-
termining the finalists.

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Fri., April 18, 8 p.m., Duplicate
Bridge.
Lectures
University Lecture: Dr. Ernest
,C. Hassold, Department of Eng-
lish, University of Louisville, will
lecture on the subject, "The Ba-
roque and the Search for Basic
Concepts" (illus.), at 8 p.m.,
Thurs., April 24, Rackham Am-
phitheatre; auspices of the De-
partment of Fine Arts. The pub-
lic is cordially invited.
Charles Gibson, California De-
partment of Education, will lec-
ture on the subject, '"Good Light-
ing and Visual Environment in
the Classroom," at 4:15 p.m., Fri.,
April 18. Lecture Rooni 102, Archi-
tecture Bldg.; auspices of the De-
partment of Public Instruction and
the Department of Health.
Mathematics Lecture: Professor
Marcal Riesz of the Mathematical
Institute of Lund University, at
present visiting professor at the
Univer'sity of Chicago, will lecture
on The Riemann-Liouville Integ-
ral and The Wave Equation on
Thurs., April 17, 4:15 p.m., Rm.
3017 Angell Hail.
Sociedadi Iispani[a Lecture.
Because of illness, Prof. Emiliano
Gallo-Ruiz will be unable to lec-
ture as scheduled on Thurs., April
17. Prof. D. M. Phelps, Econom-
ics Department, will speak in
Prof. Gallo's place on the subject,
"The Industrialization of Latin
America," at 8 p.m. Thurs., April
17, Rm. D, Alumni Memorial Hall.
Special invitation extended to
Business Administration students.]
Furniture Industry Lecture: Mr.

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East Conference Room, Rackham
Bldg. All students in the Wood
Technology Programl in the School
of Forestry and Conservation are
expected to attend and any oth-
ers interested are cordially invit-
ed.
Sigma Delta Chi Lecture: Don-
ald F. Schram, past president of
the Newspaper Guild of Detroit
and state editor of the Detroit
Free Pr'ess, will speak on the sub-
ject, "The American Newspaper
Guild," at 8 p.m., Thurs., Rm.
316, Michigan Union. Open to the
public without charge.
A CultI n C NiCe.
Doctoral Examination for Ed-
win Henry Spanier, Mathematics;
thesis: Cohomology Theory for
General Spaces, Fri., April 18, 2
p.m., East Council Room, Rack-
ham Bldg. Chairman, N. E. Steen-
rod.
History 50, Make-Up Examina-
tion: Thurs., April 17, Rm. 216
Haven Mall, 4 p.m.
Unglisih 154 will meet Tuesday
evening, April 22.
W. A. Bacon
Chemistry 4 (I): Because of En-
gineering Open House on Fri.,
April 18, no lecture will be given
that day.
Algebra Seminar: Fri, 4:15 p.m.,
3201 Angell Hall. Professor Reade
will continue on Normed Rings.
Biological Chrnestry Seminar:
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