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PM' Club Elects
Courtwright as
New President
Bill Courtwright, captain of the
Wolverine wrestling team and a
mainstay of the golf squad, was
elected president of the "M" Club at
a meeting last night, succeeding El-
mer Swanson, baseball and track
In the other elections which took
place, Howard Wikel (baseball) was
elected vice-president, Archie Par-
sons (trac.k) secretary, and Charley
Ketterer (baseball and basketball)
Courtwright, Wikel, and Parsons,
it was decided, will comprise a three-
man delegation from the lettermen's
organization, which will represent
campus interests at all national "M"
Club meetings, while Ketterer will
act as an alternate to the delegation.
An executive board was also es-
tablished which will consist of one
letter - winner from each varsity
team, and its purpose will be to co-
ordinate all "M" Club activities on
Another important result of the
meeting, pertaining. to all students
on campus, was the passing of two
rules which will go into effect im-
mediately. They are:
1. All high school letter sweaters
and all college numerals and letter
sweaters not awarded at the Univer-
sity of Michigan, are not to be worn
on campus unless the letter or num-
erals have been removed. This is in
accordance with established Michi-
gan tradition.
2. At all pep rallies and student
gatherings, "M"-men will act as
guardians and protectors of public
property, in accordance with estab-
lished tradition, and all students will
comply with their instructions, at
these assemblies.
Read and Use the
Classified Directory

Howie Yerges Proves Worth
In'M' Backfield Despite Size
v. .


When Joe Ponsetto was injured in1
the Illinois game of a season ago, a1
diminutive figure of a football play-
er stepped in and took over the quar-
terbacking. From that contest on,1
Howard Yerges has been field-gen-1
eraling the Michigan eleven to anI
impressive string of victories.
Howie's 172 pound and 5ft 9in.
stature belie the power he can turn
on. In the slow motion films of the
Army contest it was readily apparent
that his two terrific, clean blocks on
Blanchard, and several bone-jarring
tackles of Glenn Davis gave ample
proof of his football potentcy. It
might also be noted that it was
Yerges who snared a Chappuis pass
and sped down the inner few inches
of the sidelines to score the first Wol-
verine touchdown.
Then, when the Michigan eleven
staged its tremendous 81-yard drive
in a sensational second-half come-
back, Howie was right in there mix-
ing up the complicated offense of
Fritz Crisler as the team, using the
T formation, flankers, single wing,
and spread formations completely
baffled the Cadets for the first time
in many a game.
Many of the 85,000 quartebacks in
the stands wonder why Yerges al-
ways spends about ten seconds apart
from the huddle before each play.
As he puts it, "I have a chance to
look over the defensive setup and de-
cide what to do. Out there by my-
self, it's easier to pick out the play
than in the huddle with all the fel-
lows waiting for you to say some-
Yerges prepped at Columbus, Ohio,
starting right out in the quarterback
slot. Afterwards, he played a year
of football at Ohio State before
transferring to Michigan as a Navy
V-12. His prowess however, is not
confined solely to the gridiron, for
this modest unassuming 21-year old
player is an above average senior in
the tough School of Aeronautical
Mr. Quarterback got his biggest
thrill in the Ohio State game of last
year when Michigan emerged trium-
phant 7-3 after a torrid sixty-min-
Phi Delts Battle
SAE Saturdky
Touch Football Scrap
Slated for SAE Bowl
Black and blue will be the colors
of the day Saturday morning when
the legions of Phi Delta Theta clash
with the warriors of Sigma Alpha
Epsilon in their annual "Mud" Bowl
touch football grudge battle for the
"Very Little Brown Jug."
Inaugurated too long ago for the
bruises to still tell their story, the
SAE-Phi Delt battle has annually
been a campus feature of Honcom-
ing. Last year the Phi Delts squeezed
out a 14-12 triumph,,over the SAEs
in the first postwar revival of the
But it took a great goal line stand
by the Phi Delts to check a cloud of
aerials by the SAES and win the
game. The Phi Delts racked up all
14 of their points in the first half
to lead, 14-0. After halftime cere-
monies in which Collegiate Sorosis
eked out an 8-6 win over Kappa Al-
pha Theta, the SAEs came back with
a vengeance to almost knot the
The last pre-war "battle of the
century" was taken by the Phi Delts
too. Spearheaded by a couple of M-
Men, the Phi Delts sprang Bob Ufer
loose twice for touchdown dashes
that clinched the fracas, 14-0, and
returned the "Very Little Brown
Jug" to its present repository in the
Phi Delt house.
True to the Homecoming tradi-
tion there'll be plenty of color at-
tached to the 1946 tussel. For the

benefit of the anticipated "sidewalk
throng," the clash will be aired over
a public address system by the SAEs
Hap "Harry Wismer" Eaton.
And to keep the show going full
force during halftime, there will be
another one of those scraps between
the girls of Collegiate Sorosis and
Kappa Alpha Theta. If the 1946
"battle of the powder puffs" is any-
thing like last year's, it may even
eclipse the. "big" game.

ute battle. Nor did Yerges mind
bringing the renowned Glenn Davis
to mother earth on several occasions
in the Army tilt.
Howie though, would just as soon
have all concerned forget about these
past games and concentrate on the
rugged schedule ahead. In his
words, "every team we play the rest
of the season will be trying to upset
us and it's going to take some swell

Wolverine Five
Faces Intensive
Cage Schedule
Michigan Plays First
Game Against M.S.C.
An intensive 20-game cage sched-
ule has been announced for the
1946-47 edition ,of the Wolverine
basketball team as Michigan engages
in 12 Big Nine contests and 8 inter-
sectional tilts.
Coach Ozzie Cowles' cagers start-
ed preliminary practices last week
and are priming for the first game
of the winter season against Michi-
gan State at Yost Field House on
Saturday, December 7.
After this the Wolverines meet
Western Michigan away the next
week-end and then on the day be-
fore Christmas vacation commences
the Indians of Stanford University
journey from California to battle
Michigan's quintet.
During the Christmas vacation
the cagers meet Iowa State in two
away games on successive evenings
and then play Marquette on New
Year's Eve.
During the month of January the
Wolverines play six games before
finals and then take a break until
February 8 when they meet the Uni-
versity of Toledo quintet at Toledo.
The last of the eight home
games will take place on February
24 as the Whiz Kids of Illinois come
to Ann Arbor to meet the Wolver-
Michigan ends its basketball sea-
son and its Big Nine schedule' on
March 3, 1947 as the Wolverines
meet Ohio State at Columbus. Dur-
ing the schedule the Maize and Blue
cagers meet Northwestern, Purdue,
Ohio State and Minnesota twice and
play Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin and
Indiana only once.
M" a * *
'2W Cage Schedule

F ans To0
Wiese, Eddleman
Are Ranked High
When Coach Ray Eliot's souped-
up Illinois footballers collide with
Michigan Saturday. Maize and Blue
Homecoming fans will see two of the
nation's top kickers in action.
Statistics from the National Col-
legiate Athletic Bureau show that


Maize and Blue warriors out of tight
spots. When Wildcat Frank Aschen-
brenner kicked out of bounds on the!
Michigan one-yard line, Wiese boot-
ed back from deep in the Michigan
end zone, his kick travelling some 60
yards in the air.
Eddleman, ranks ninth on the na-
tional punting scene. The Illini half-
back who is better known as an out-
standing basketball player and high
jumper has made 18 boots for a neat
41.6 average per kick. Eddleman is
also rated as one of the best defen-
sive backs on the Illinois squad.
Chiefly through the efforts of
Wiese and Eddleman, Michigan and
Illinois rate fourth and seventh re-
spectively in team punting for the
nation. The Wolverines have kicked
23 times in four games for a 41.4 av-
erage while Coach Eliot's men have
booted 32 times in five contests for
a 40.6 mark.

atch Top Kickers in
Game With Illinois

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HOWARD YERGES ... Wolverine
football the rest of the way before
we can have any real hopes or ideas
concerning a conference champion-
Stagg Revisits
Site of Former
Great Triumphs
CHICAGO, Oct. 23 - (P) -- It's
Homecoming Week in Chicago for
84-year-old Amos Alonzo Stagg, who
arrives with his College of Pacific
football team tomorrow, ending a
sentimental journey to the scene of
his greatest triumphs.
a The return of the "Grand Old Man
of Football," who has served as coach
in 542 college games--444 of them
while at the University of Chicago-
in his 56 years as mentor, has stirred
many memories as the city prepares
to pay homage at a big banquet Fri-
day night and between halves of the
Northwestern-College of Pacific game
Stagg, the lone survivor of the
meeting that created the Western
Conference 50 years ago, was placed
on Walter Camp's first All-America
team at end, capping a brilliant ath-
letic career at Yale.
In 1889, to help improveYaletac-
kling, he suspended a rolled mat-
tress for a target and thus invented
the tackling dummy. Other devel-
opments credited to his inventive
genius are the man in motion of-
fense, the 7-2-2 defense and criss-
cross plays now known as reverses.
Stagg's Pacific team, which has
compiled two wins in four starts this
season, employs a flanker system, an
offensive art first introduced by him
about 1907.
Women's Amateur
To Be Held Nearby
NEW YQRK, Oct. 23-(/P)-The




7 Mich. State College Here
14 West. Mich. College, There.
19 Stanford University, Here
27 Iowa State, There
28 Iowa State, There
31 Marquette University, There
4 Northwestern University,
11 University o f Minnesota,
13 Northwestern University,
18 Purdue University, Here
20 Indiana University, There
25 Ohio State University, Here
8 University of Toledo, There
10 University of Wisconsin,
15 University of Iowa, There
17 Purdue University, There
22 University o f Minnesota,
22 University of Illinois, Here
1 Mich. State College, There

Illini punter

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Only other Wolverine representa-
tive among the top players in the
nation is Bob Chappuis who ranks
17th in total offense. Chappuis was
throttled on the ground by North-
western but still managed to com-
plete five of seven aerials for 107
yards against the Wildcats.
There will be an important
meeting of all undergraduate men
in the Department of Physical
Education at 7:15 tonight in
Room 20, Waterman Gymnasium.
A physical education club will be
organized, officers elected, and
activities planned for the coming
year. Sigma Delta Psi, the honor
fraternity, and Phi Epsilon Kap-
pa, another national physical
education fraternity, will be re-
vived. Members of the Michigan
coaching staff and department
instructors will be present.

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3 Ohio State University, There
SAMI Battles Phi Sig
In Football Sunday
A nine man game of two-handed
touch football will round out a gala
Homecoming week-end for Sigma
Alpha Mu and Phi Sigma Delta Sun-
day as the two fraternities battle it
out at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday at Burns
Led by Captain George Gordon,
the Sammys will attempt to stop the
powerful Phi Sigs in a game that
promises to be a beaut for the full
sixty minutes.
Both teams have been priming for
this battle and Captain Arnie Pohs
of the Phi Sigs stated that his team
would be in tip-top condition for the

Wolverine fullback Bob Wiese and
Illini halfback Dwight Eddleman
rank among the top ten punters in
the country.
Wiese whose line-plunging ability
gained fame for him'from 1942-1944
is adding new laurels to his list of
accomplishments. The big fullback
is the nation's number two booter
with a 44-yard average for 12 boots.
Few of the 160,000 fans who wit-
nessed the Wolverines in action
against Army and Northwestern will
forget how Wiese's booming spiral
punts time and again pulled the
Baumrnan, Ilini
End Is Shifted
CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Oct. 23-(P)-
Frank Bauman, Illinois right end,
was shifted to left tackle today and
will hold down that spot against
Michigan at Ann Arbor Saturday.
Three left tackles-Mike Kasap,
Lou Agase and Stanley Green, injured
in the Wisconsin game last week,
may play a portion of the game
against the Wolverines.
Halfback Art Dufelmeier and
guard Alex Agase, who collided in
the Wisconsin game, had six and
three stitches, respectively, taken in
their faces but will play against
Michigan, although neither may
start. I i
Captain Mac Wenskunas, center,
who missed two games because of a
shoulder ailment, reported back to
the first team.

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U. S. Golf Association announced to-
day it had accepted an invitation
from the Franklin Hills Country
Club, Franklin; Mich., to entertain
the 1947 Women's Amateur Cham-
pionship Sept. 22-27. It will be the
47th National Tournament.
The Association also announced it
has accepted an invitation from the
Memphis, Tenn., Country Club to en-
tertain the 48th Men's Amateur
Championship in 1948. Dates will be
fixed later.
Scheduling of the Women's Ama-
teur completes the USGA's calendar
of competitions for 1947.

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