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Gagnier Couents on Olympie Games
(First of a series of three articles
expressing the views or Tihigan sia in the unofficial overall point
gymnast Ed Gagnier on gymnastics totals of tut 1956 Games, one canj
as an American and a world sport.) easily consult Michigan's own star
By AL JONES gymnast-Ed Gagnier. who rep-
resented Canada as a one-man
The Olympics had gone along gymnastics team in Melbourne last
quite well for the United States, month.
and most fans back home werGe
quite certain of an American tri- . Gagnier spent part of his time
umnpha in Australia working out with the
hedi.sRussian team, and through his'
Then suddenly the competition in the Games had a
announced a Russian victory. close view of gymnastics as a world
People in the United States soon: sport.
learned that Russian victories in Gagnier pointed out that the
gymnastics had produced the win- Russians weren't expected to pro-
ning margin. The Russians had duce such a dominating team.
netted a total of 36 medals during "Actually," he states, "Japan was
the Olympic games, and 15 of picked to win by many of the ex-
these, including 11 gold (first perts."
place) medals were from gym- In the end, Russia took all but
nastics. one first place medal, and Japan
For an explanation of this gym-
nastics domination, and the sub- Boston 1, Detroit 0 (NHL)
sequent surprise victory for Rus- New York 4, Chicago 4 (NIIL) I
took most of the seconds and
"The reasons for this sweep were
many, Gagnier says. "First, the
Russians practice only the Olym-
pic events. These include still
rings. side horse, free calesthentics,
high bar, parallel bars and long
;horse. Previous to the Olympics, I
never saw a single Russian do
;anything other than part of his
routine for the Games. They do
tumbling, flying rings, or trampo-
line, and therefore are better on
tbe remaining events."
"One terrific advantage that
they have is being subsidized by
.the government. They spend al-
most all of their time practicing,
since it isn't necessary to work or
study during the period previous
to the Olympic competition. As a
resuli they were in perfect con-
dition for the Games."
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CHICAGO (A)-The NCAA Tele-
vision Committee yesterday agreed
on a 1957 plan for telecasting col-
lege football games, but its nature
will not be disclosed until it is
put in proper language.
Last fall, the NCAA had a com-
bination of national and regional
TV games, a program which the
1956 TV Committee said was the
best received since the NCAA's
control program started in 1951.
This plan may be followed again,
but the committee at its meeting
concluded yesterday had discussed
10 different plans. One with strong
support of the Big Ten called for
the NCAA to set certain basic
rules with the individual schools
and conferences to operate on their
Better balance might be cited
as one reason for an improved
Michigan showing in the Confer-
ence basketball wars.
Last season at this time, a lion's
share of the cagers' efforts was
being carried by Ron Kramer, but
help from the sophomore class has
lightened the load for the big
Kramer doesn't even lead the
squad in scoring, a fact which ap-
peared tG be extremely unlikely at
the season's outset.
Instead, the versatile George
Lee, with an average of 15.86
points per game, tops the squad
in points, followed by Kramer,
with 13.15. But the balance is in-
dicated by the fact that neither
of these figures is really world-
On the other hand, Minnesota,
conquerors of the Wolverines at
Minneapolis last Saturday and
Ann Arbor guests tomorrow, de-
pends a great deal on two of its
members-center Jed Dommeyer
and forward George Kline, both
steady 20-point men. Kline, at
6'4", is the tallest man in the
Gophers' starting five.
FG FT Ave.
Lee, g 91 40 15,86
Kramer, c 70 44 13.14
Burton, f 60 53 12.36
Tillotson, f 61 23 10.36
Lewis, g 29 35 7.75
Wright, g 26 10 6.20
Tarrier, t 33 19 6.07
Shearon, g 23 19 5.42
Ralsor, g 5 4 1,75
Dunlap, f 2 0 .80
Gualtieri, C 2 0 .80
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mna?, and 0. D. Frisbie, Supervising Repair Foreman. In Joe
put into service every month,
"I'l take a groin
7000 telephones to keep in operation ties. l
I *, , 20,000,000 worth of telephone com- be in a
t pan roperty to watch over....160 peo- creates
pie to supervise - these are some of te "~Bu
salient facts about Joe Hunt's present Lies as
a job with Southwestern Bell. He's a sound
District Plant Superintendent at Tulsa, phone
* "It's a man-sized job," says Joe, who perien
* graduated from Oklahoma A. & M. in confid
1949 as an E.E. "And it's the kind of job your ~
* I was looking for when I joined the tele- "If
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"I wanted an engineering career that find a
COUNT GOBLET D'ALVIELLA
T HE MIGRATION OF SYMBOLS
THE classical study of symbolism, one of the
foundations of religious archeology. "Endowed
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history, he perceived the curious complexity of
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and their symbols, giving each of them an original
on (center), District Construction Fore-
s district alone, 600 new telephones are
loreover, I wanted that career to
growing company, because growth
real opportunities to get ahead.
t to take advantage of opportuni-
they come along, you must have
training and experience. The tele-
company sees that you get plenty
h. Really useful training, and ex-
ce thatgives you know-how and
ence. Then, when bigger jobs come
way, you're equipped to handle them.
I had it to do all over again, I'd
the same decision about where to
career. Now - as then - I'll take
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