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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1954

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PAGE THREE

1-M SPORTLIGHT
... by Jack Horwitz
With the crowning of four touch football champions last Wednes-
day evening, the intramural program swings into its winter sports
season after completing activities in three sports.
The point standing thus far finds Sigma Alpha Mu and Gom-
berg House leading the pack with 327 and 331 points respectively.
The Sammies picked up their points by capturing the cross country
and football championships and gaining 77 points in indoor track
competition. Gomberg, last year's residence hall champion, captured
the indoor track meet, was runner-up in the grid playoffs, losing to
Lloyd House, 7-0, in the finals, and picked up 91 points in cross
country.
Here are the top ten in each division:

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Social Fraternity
Sigma Alpha Mu..........327
Chi Psi ..................288
Theta Chi.......... 281
Sigma Alpha Epsilon ......281
Sigma Phi Epsilon ........269
Lambda Chi Alpha ........259
Phi Gamma Delta .........230
Delta Tau Delta..........194
Sigma Chi..............190
Beta Theta.............190

Residence Halls
Gomberg...................331
Taylor ...................278
Hayden ...................265
Adams .............. 249
Van Tyne ...............,.227
Allen-Rumsey ........ ..224
Cooley ...................214
Reeves ...................192
Strauss ..................173
Anderson........... .160

OSU Rated'
First Again
ByAP Poll
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Ohio State re-
turned to the top of the weekly As-
sociated Press football ranking
poll, but by a margin so close that
the former leader, UCLA, would
be justified in- demanding a re-
count.
UCLA was idle last Saturday,
while Ohio State, who was the
leader three weeks ago,. turned in
a solid 28-6 victory over Purdue
and third place Oklahoma gained
ground by walloping Missouri 34-
13.
The leading teams with first
place votes and won-lost records
in parentheses:
1. Ohio State (87) (8-0 .....2,010
2. UCLA (92) (8-0) .........2,003
3. Oklahoma (28) (8-0) ......1,761
4. Notre Dame (2) (6-1) .:..1,222
5. Army (7-1) ..............1,167
6. Mississippi (7) (8-1) ...... 671
7-8. Navy (6-2).............670
tied S'th'n California (8-1) 670
9. Arkansas (5) (7-1)........533
10. Minnesota (7-1)..........271
11. Southern Methodist (5-1-1) 270
12. Michigan (6-2) ........... 244
13. Maryland (5-2-1) .......... 151
14, West Virginia (6-1) ...... 101
15. Virginia Tech (7-0-1) ..... 81
16. Miami of Fla. (6-1) ....... 71
17. Wisconsin (6-2) ........... 70
18. Auburn (5-3) ............. 51
19. Iowa (5-3) ................ 35
20. Baylor (6-2) .............. 271
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By DAVE LIVINGSTON
Daily Sports Editor
While the newly acquired Paul
Bunyan Trophy quietly gathers
dust under the stadium in the
gloom of the Michigan locker
room, across the tracks on Ferry
Field the Wolverine football team
has its sights set on only one
thing-beating Ohio State.
That the undefeated Buckeyes
are currently rated the top team in
the country, that the winner Sat-
urday will at least share the Big
Ten title and probably get the Rose
Bowl nod, that the "experts" are
still shaking their collective heads
and giving Michigan little chance
of winning-all of this is of slight
concern to the men Coach Bennie
Oosterbaan is patiently drilling.
They simply want to do what
Wolverine teams have done seven
times in the last nine years-send
Columbus' High Street quarter-
backs home muttering to them-
selves and cursing that Maize and
Blue bunch that always seems to
win.
Governor's Trophy
Even thoughts of last Saturday's
Michigan Stadium frolic are for-

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In the independent league, Newman Club copped the crowns in
the two sports played so far. They won the touch football champion-
ship, trouncing Evans Scholars in the finals, 21-0, and again nosed
out the golfers in the indoor track meet.
Announce Grid All-Stars *. *
The director of intramural sports, Earl Riskey, announced the
twenty-first annual residence hall, fraternity, and independent foot-
ball all-star teams yesterday afternoon.
Only two players repeated from last year's squad. For the fourth
straight year, Warren Wertheimer of Sigma Alpha Mu, captured the
quarterback slot. Russ Swaney, Phi Delta Theta back, again captured
all star honors.
The all-stars, picked, as in previous years, by the field supervisor,
officials, and members of the intramural staff. are selected primarily
of offensive performances.
The Sammies, present leaders in the social fraternity division,
placed two mien on the team. In addition to Wertheimer, Paul Groff-
sky, captain of the Wolverine basketball squad, was named the league's
.best left end. The Phi Delts, beaten in the finals, 7-6, also placed two
men on the "dream team." Doug Lawrence and Swaney were named
to the left half and fullback spots.
In the residence halls, Jack Watson, of Lloyd house, was the
only man to repeat on the all-star squad. The dormitory champions
also placed two others on the team.

Underdog 'M' Gridders
Set Sights on Holding
'Mastery over Buckeyes

JIM BATES
... may face OSU

Girl Predictor Beats Staff
With 13 Correct Grid .Picks

Lions increase Lead in West;
New York Tops East in NFL

These are the all-star squads:
Fraternity Residence Halls
Groffsky (SAM) LE Murray (Lloyd)
Endres (SAE) C Woschitz (Gomberg)
Dutcher (LCA) RE Woschitz (Gomberg
Wertheimer (SAM) QB Watson (Lloyd)
Norene (SAE) RH Wheeler (Lloyd)
Lawrence (PDT) LH Monticcello (Strauss)
Swaney (PDT) FB Oles (Wenley)
Honorable mention in the fraternity league went to Tom Jorgen-
son, Phi Delta Theta, Larry Pearlman, Sigma Alpha Mu, Aaron
Podhurst, Tau Delta Phi, John Hoos, Delta Tau Delta, Pete Paulus,
Phi Gamma Delta, and Mort Siegel, Zeta Beta Tau. Dick Papp, Lloyd,
Marsh Sylvan, Gomberg and Ed Terrier, Hayden, gained honorable
mention in the residence hall division.
In the independent league, Riskey named the following as mem-
bers of the all-star team: Bob McMasters, Evans Scholars; Diel
} Wright, Evans Scholars; Bob DeGrazia, Newman, Frank LeMire,
Newman; Tony Drabik, Evans Scholars; John Niemann, Cardinals;
and Ray Tam, Hawaiians.
Other Intramural Activities .-
This year the intramural program has incorporated several
leagues within the international center's activities. A four team
soccer league plays every Sunday afternoon in the field south of the
Michigan Stadium. The program also includes cricket, badminton,
basketball, and volleyball.
Several all campus tournaments are now in progress and many
more will soon be started. Handball doubles, Badminton singles, pad-
dleball double, wrestling, and a "21" tourney are now running.
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By AL EISENBERG
The worlf champion Detroit
Lions have taken a firm grasp
on the flag in the Western Divi-
sion of the National Football
League.
Before a roaring record-break-
ing crowd of 58,431 the Lions put
on an awesome display of almost
perfect' football as they humbled
their closest rivals, the San Fran-
cisco 49ers, 48-7.
With only a third of the season
remaining the Lions are now two
full games ahead of the nearest
competitor. To capture th-e flag,
the Detroit crew has to win but
three of the five games left on its
Today is the last day to sign
up at the I-M Building for the
all-campus tournaments in
handball doubles, paddleball
doubles, badminton singles, and
"twenty-one."
--Bob Welke

phia Eagles, 27-14. The largest
crowd at the Polo Grounds in two
years-46,565-saw the Giants
grab an early lead and hold on
to it tenaciously throughout the
rest of the afternoon. Bob Topp,
ex-Michigan end, scored one of
New York's touchdowns.
Browns Win
The Browns kept pace with the
Polo Grounders as they whipped
their favorite cousins, the Chicago
Bears, 39-10. It was Ceveland's
26th straight victory over the
Bears. Ace quarterback, George
Blanda was hurt in the game and
will probably be out of the Bear
lineup for the rest of the season.
With rookie Dale Atkeson lead-
ing the way, the Washington
Redskins upset favored Pittsburgh,
17-14. The loss virtually knocked
the Steelers out of contention for
their league flag.
Atkeson, though he has never
played college ball, sparked the
Redskins with a spectatular dis-
play of running, as he picked up.
yardage whenever the 'Skins need-
ed it.
In other games played, Los An-
geles tumbled the Cardinals, 28-17,
and Green Bay stopped Baltimore,
24-13.

gotten in favor of the business at
hand. That the Governor's trophy
is regarded as little more than a
nuisance was shown yesterday
when its whereabouts appeared un-
known until someone in the Athlet-
ic Administration Buiding finally
remembered that the souvenir
probably hadn't been moved from
the corner of the locker room
where it was dragged long after
the post-game celebration had died
down.
Oosterbaan and his gridders
were obviously in high spirits yes-
terday. The players staged foot-
races,' practically everybody took
his turn kicking field goals, and
even assistant coach Don Robinson
engaged in a mock football game
as they warmed up before the prac-
tice settled into the grim business
of preparing for Ohio.
No -Injuries Saturday
For the first time this season the
Wolverines came through a Satur-
day of football without any serious
injuries. Tony Branoff and Jerry
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Williams are definitely out of the
coming fray, but there is a good
chance that center Jim Bates can
see at least part-time action.
Bates will be a tremendous help
at linebacker if Michigan is to stop
the Buckeyes' split-T attack that
netted 407 yards on the ground
while running up a 28-6 margin
over Purdue and Len Dawson.
Ohio's dream backfield averaged
seven yards per running play as
Hopalong Cassady picked up 157
yards, Bobby Watkins 97, Hubert
Bobo 85, and quarterback Dave
Leggett 41 on "keeper" plays.
The Michigan line that Jack
Blott has molded into the leading
defensive outfit in the Conference
will face its severest test as it pits
its depth against the fleet Buckeye
backs. At the same time the Wol-
verine backfield will have its work
cut out, for Ohio has managed to
hold eight straight opponents to two
touchdowns or less per game.
Athletic Directors' Choice
Should Michigan upset Ohio State
it will share the Conference cham-
pionship with the Buckeyes, for
each will have 6-1 records, but the
Rose Bowl issue will revolve
around the vote of the Big Ten
Athletic Directors.
Each director will wire his
choice to Chicago where Commis-
sioner Tug Wilson will compile the
results. If one school receives a
majority of the votes it will auto-
matically receive the Bowl bid, but
should a 5-5 deadlock result Ohio
State will get the nod.
A new rule instituted this year
provides that in the case of such a
tie vote the team that last took
the Pasadena trip is eliminated.
Michigan went in '51 and Ohio in
'50.

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At last it happened!
For several weeks the female
members of the campus population
have done an excellent job of pick-
ing football winners, and the in-
evitable has finally happened; a
girl has beaten the Daily grid ex-
perts.
BEV RILEY, of 333 Vaughan,
picked 13 of 14 games correctly to
top the best men on the Daily by
one game. Four contestants man-
aged to tie the Daily experts.
Missing only the upset win by
Southern Methodist over Arkansas,
Miss Riley will be the guest prog-
nosticator for this week.
Associate Sports Editor Warren
Wertheimer and Sports Night Edi-
tor Bob Jones paced the Daily
staff in last week's selections. Both
prognosticators had 12 right and,
2 wrong. JERRY WARCHAIZER,
320 E. Washington, the guest ex-
pert in the contest of the past
week, posted an excellent 11-3
record.
This week's games are:
1. Michigan-Ohio State
I-M SCORES
Reeves 5, Huber 1
Cooley 3, Lloyd 3
Taylor 5, Scott 1
Gomberg 6, Hayden 0
Adams 4, Williams 2
Winchell 5, Anderson Y
Allen-Rumsey defeated Greene (for-
feit)
Michigan defeated Wenley (forfeit)
Hawaiians 6, Simple Seven 0
Latvians 6, Roger Williams 0
AFROTC 6, Foresters 0
HANDBALL
Phi Chi 2, Alpha Chi Sigma
Phi Alpha Delta 2, Psi Omega 1
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2. Alabama-Miami (Fla.)
3. Baylor-SMU
4. Stanford-California
5. Yale-Harvard
6. Northwestern-Illinois
7. Indiana-Purdue
8. Notre Dame-Iowa
9. Kentucky-Tennessee
10. Marquette-Michigan State
11. Minnesota-Wisconsin
12. Nebraska-Oklahoma
13. Penn' St.-Pittsburgh
14. TCU-Rice
15. Southern California-UCLA
16. Arkansas-LSU
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schedule. And this is assuming
that either the Rams or the 49ers
will not lose the rest of the way.
The Detroiters could do noth-
ing wrong. Many expressed sur-
prise at the power and drive of
the offensive unit and shock at
the usually inept Lion defense
which smothered one of the most
potent offenses in the pay-for-
play world.
Walker Paces Lions
Halfback Doak Walker was the
big gun in the bargage. The ex-
SMU star spearheaded the team
as he personally accounted for 18
points on one touchdown, two
field-goals, and six conversions.
Over in the Eastern sector the
New York Giants cleared another
hurdle in" the rocky road to the
title as they stopped the Philadel-

NFL STANDINGS
WESTERN CONFERENCE
W L T
Detroit............6 1 0
San Francisco .... 4 3 1
Los Angeles....... 4 3 1
Bears ............. 4 4 0P
Green Bay........ 4 4 0
Baltimore ........1 7 0
EASTERN CONFERENCE
New York ......... 6 2 0
Cleveland ....... 5 2 0
Philadelphia ...... 5 3 0
Pittsburgh........4 4 0
Washington........ 6 0
Cards ............. 1 7 0

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DECEMBER AND MAY: ACT II
Synopsis of Act I: A middle-aged English Professor named Phipps
has fallen desperately in love with a rosy-kneed coed named Mc-
Fetridge. Phipps doesn't know how to go about courting Miss
McFetridge, for, after all, he is a professor in the autumn of his
life, and she is a coed with rosy knees. Professor Twonkey, who
shares an office with Phipps, proposes the following plan: Phipps
will ask Miss McFetridge to come to his office for a conference late
in the afternoon. He will be urbane and charming and make fright-
fully witty remarks about English lit, and Miss McFetridge will
laugh and laugh. After an hour of this high-type hilarity, Phipps
will look at his watch, exclaim at the lateness of the hour, and insist
on driving Miss McFetridge home. On the way home, he will pass a
theatre that shows French movies. They'll see the movie, then have
an exquisite French dinner, and Miss McFetridge will be so enchanted
that she cannot but yield to his suit.
So at the beginning of Act II, we find Phipps in his office awaiting
the arrival of the poor young innocent. His hair is brushed; his
nails are clean; he has new leather patches on his elbows. There is
a knock on the door. He opens it and admits a gorgeous creature with
blue eyes and pink kneecaps.
PHIPPs: Ah, Miss McFetridge. Come in, my dear. Won't you sit
down? Cigarette?
Miss McF: Ooh, Philip Morris! I think they're marvy, don't you?
PHIPPS: I do indeed.
Miss McF: Hey, prof, would you mind opening a fresh pack?
PHIPPS: But I just opened this one a little while ago. It's perfectly
fresh.
Miss McF: I know, prof, but I like to hear the snap when the
pack opens.
PHIPPS: Very well, my dear,
(He opens a fresh snap-open pack of Philip Morris. Miss
McFetridge claps her hands delightedly when she hears the
snap.)
Miss McF: Hey, that fractures me! Man, I flip when I hear that
crazy snap! Do another one.
PHIPPs: All right.
(He snaps open another pack of Philip Morris)
Miss McF: (Ecstatically) Isn't that the living, breathing end? Do
two at once.
PHPPs: Well, if you insist...
(He does two at once)
Miss MCF: More! More!
PHIPPS: I'm afraid that's all I have.
Miss McF: Oh ... Well, what's up, prof? What did you want to
see me about?
PHIPPS: Oh, nothing in particular. Just wanted to have a little
chat, find out how you're enjoying the Shakespeare lectures.
Miss McF: I don't know, prof. By me Shakespeare is strictly a
square.
PHIPPS: Indeed? Well, I must say I find your attitude refreshing.
One is so inclined toward slavish admiration when it comes to the
Bard. People forget that in many quarters Shakespeare is regarded
quite critically. Take, for example, the opinion of Shaw.
Miss McF: Artie?
PHIPPS: George Bernard...'You know, of course, his famous words.
Miss McF: I sure don't, dad.
PHIPPs: Shaw said he would like to dig up Shakespeare and throw
stones at him.
Miss McF: Did he dig him?
PHIPPs: No, I don't believe so.
Miss McF: I don't dig him either.
PHIPPS: (Looking at watch) Good heavens, I had no idea it was
so late. Come, my dear, I'll drive you home.
Miss McF: No, thanks. I always walk home. It's good for the
circulation in your legs. I got the best circulation in my legs of the
whole sophomore class. Ever notice how rosy my knees are?
PHIPPS: As a matter of fact, yes ... Look, you sure you don't want
a ride home? There's an excellent French movie on the way.
Miss McF: Not me, dad. I hate French pictures. The sub-titles
always disappear before I can read 'em. But if you want to go to the
movies, there's a new Tony Curtis picture downtown - a real gut-
buster. Tony plays this beggar, see, but he's really a prince only he

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