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Today's Column Was Written By R1OG GOELZ
The University officials have taken it upon themselves to become
the self-appointed guardians of some twenty thousand students.
They have already decided that it is not permissable for its Joe
College's and Betty Co-ed's to think politically, and now have seen
fit to set up a system of tennis court allocations which they claim is in
the better interests of the innocent youths of Ann Arbor.
Of course it is not necessary to point out that the students
were not permitted to assist in the formation of this plan, or, were
they allowed to help in its execution.
Heretofore, however, there had been no fee levied against the
students for participation in extra-curricular activities.
But now, in the better interests of the students, the athletic de-
partment has decided that a plan whereby the children kick in two-
bits to the already overflowing athletic treasury will give them a better
chance to play tennis.
They reached that decision, overlooking the fact that numer-
ous city courts have operated on a smaller budge$ than that
granted to the I-M department and still have been able to see
that everyone plays.
Surprisingly enough the city courts do it with the aid of attendants
Who also are paid. However they don't have a car to patrol the field.
Now the athletic director would have us believe that one will
have to wait hours for a chance to play unless he pays twenty-five
cents for the service of an attendant who can chase people who require
more than an'hour to play a three set match.
The Daily, having already suggested one plan that would at
least keep up the pretense of the late Fielding H. Yost's dream of
athletics for every student at no cost to the individual, would
like to offer another one.
The University could take the money that would go to the at-
tendants and build a few more courts, but then that would be the
result of student thinking and might hurt the ego of the officials who
pride themselves on knowing what is best for its children.

Ludoliph Picks
13 Liuksters
For JV Team
T 1 hitein men were named yes-
terday by Coach Bill Ludolph to
ferm Michigan's junior varsity
' olf squad for the 1948 season,
after the completion of the 72-
hole qualifying rounds.
Jerry Weiler led the pack of
links aspirants with a card of 325.
Close behind, in second place, is
Mack Suprunowicz, of basketball
fame.Harvey Jones, Dick Ran-
dall, and John McCloy round out
the first five berths.
The remaining eight members
of the team, in order of qualifying
scores, are Bill Telfer, Keith Le-
Claire, Bob Keyser, Dick Preston,
Pete Bullard, Bob Harnes, Tom
Chenot, and Larry Shaw.
The Wolverine jayvees opened
the season last Saturday when a
four man squad met the Michigan
Normal Varsity on the Washte-
naw Country Club links. The
Michigan quartet of Weiler, Tel-
fer, Jones, and LeClaire bowed to
the more experienced Hurons,
12112-52. LeClaire and Telfer were
cutstanding for the Wolverines,
both with scores of 79.
Mann Joins Lions
DETROIT, April 20-(/P)-
Bob Mann, pass - snagging
Negro end of the University of
Mishigan's unbeaten 1947 foot-
ball team, today signed a pro-
fessional contract with the De-
troit Lions of the National
Football League.
"We're tickled to get Mann,"
Coach A. N. (Bo) McMillan
said. "We've been after his
name on a Detroit contract
ever since I came here as
coach. We know he will be a
valuable professional perform-



SprinIerS Make Dash for Glory oday
Afer at week of intense training,
Ala. planning and growing enthusiasm
the day for The Daily's 100 yard
dash contest has finally arrived.
This afternoon at 4:30 over 100
hopeful athletes will compete for
a trophy and twelve medals.
Fonville To Present Awards
An added attraction to the
event will be the presentation of
the trophy and medal by Charlie
Fonvile Michigan's world's
champion shot-putter and a good
dashman in his own right.
All indications point to a high
.; caliber of performances and some
good, old fashioned competitive
spirit especially among the fra-
The excitement ovei' the affair
reached its pitch yesterday after-
noon when six fraternities and a
large number of individuals added
their names to an already long
list of entries.
Fraternities To Compete
r :Phi Kappa Psi and Sigma Alpha
SMu were among the fraternities
}" 'that signed up yesterday.
If you haven't as yet entered,
"> "" remember that you can do so all
the way up to running time this
WHAT--The Daily 140-yard
dash contest.
WHERE--Ferry Field track.
WHEN--4:30 this afternoon.
Enter by calling 8109 or by
" signing up at the track at 4:30.

Michigan's baseball opener with Wayne on the home diamond
was cancelled yesterday afternoon because of wet grounds.
The Wolverines will continue their trek up the Big Nine ladder
when they engage Indiana in a pair of week-end contests at

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FAVORED TO WIN-The mysterious "Mr. M" who is favored to
win The Daily 100 yard dash contest this afternoon on the basis
of his claim that he can break ten seconds for the century, "with
reckless abandon."

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Lefty Hal Newhouser twirled a,
well-paced season opener today as
Detroit rallied for three ninth
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inning runs and a 5-2 decision
over the Chicago White Sox before
The Tigers slammed 12 hits, in-
cluding a third inning homer by
rookie first sacker George Vico on
the first pitch served him in a Ma-
jor League park.
In other games in the Junior
Circuit, Washington's Sid Hud-
son, who yesterday snared Pres-
ident Truman's opening-day

toss, today shackled the New
York Yankees, 9 to 1.
The Cleveland Indians and the
St. Louis Browns tangled today
before the largest opening day
crowd in Major League history-
73,163--and the Tribe's Bob Fel-
ler hurled a two-hit, 4-0 triumph.
In the Senior Circuit, Brook-
lyn's National League Champions
rallied for four runs in the
seventh inning and defeated the
New York Giants, 7-6, before a
crowd of 48,130 in the Polo
Grounds today.
Billy Cox hit a two-run homer
for the Brooks in the eighth,
driving Larry Jansen from the
mound. Walker Cooper and
Jack Lohrke homered for the
The Philadelphia Phillies edged
out the Boston Braves 3 to 1 in
the season opener behind the six-
hit pitching of Dutch Leonard.
Eddie Miller broke a 1-1 tie with
a home run in the sixth to give the
Phils their victory.

afternoon. ENTRIES WILL BE
It now appears that several of
the University's leading figures in
track in the faculty as well as the
student body will compete.
Doherty and Canham Officiate
Michigan track coaches Ken
Doherty and Don Canham will be
on hand at the 'finish line and will
act in the capacity of timers. The
contest will also be witnessed by
the entire varsity track squad, who
will act as judges and timers.
Among the pre-race favorites
must be considered an entrant
who refuses to be called by any
name other than "Mr. M." The
mysterious "Mr. M" claims to be
able to break 10 seconds in the
century "with reckless abandon."
Keep your eye on this -man (see
cut) this afternoon, he may be
setting the Big Nine ablaze with
his speed in the near future.
Get in on the Fun
It might be you who is doing
the same thing, so if you haven't
entered as yet, do it now by call-
ing 8109 or just show up at Ferry
Field this afternoon.
Everyone who is an undergrad-
uate and who has never been out
for track or has won an I-M dash
event is eligible, you know.
But if you don't qualify or juist
can't run, come out to Ferry Field
anyway and see your favorite
crowned "king of the campus
Lucretia Klibertop bought an

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