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kY, FEBRUARY 14,1957

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE THREE

Y, FEBRUARY 14. 1957 THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE THREK

Sig lips Gain 1111Basketball Victory in

Overtime

Sigma Chi Whips Theta Xi;1
Delts Upend Alpha Delta Phi I

M I... ED COLE

SPORT SHORTS:
Fifth School Okays Code

By PETE MARUDAS
Sigma Phi Epsilon has won the
all fraternity I-M championship;
six out of the last eight years and
last night showed that they would
be in the thick of the fight "again.,
In its first game of the season,
the Sig Ep "B" basketball squad
defeated determined Acacia, 37-35
in overtime at Yost Field House.
Don Ellison sank the game win-
ning basket with about three min-
utes gone in the overtime period.
Bill Hobbs of Sig Ep dropped in
15 points to lead the scoring.
Sigma Chi Rolls
Perennial power Sigma Chi
smiashed to a 75-25 win over out-
gunned Theta Xi. Leading 39-13
at halftime the Sig's showed
without a doubt that it was their
ballgame.
In its overwhelming victory,
Sigma Chi displayed excellent
team balance as three men fig-
ured heavily in the scoring bar-
rage. John Spiedel scored 16, all
from the floor, Gordie Morrow
dropped in 15 points besides play-
ing a good board game and Bill
Swaney hit for 13 points.
In other social fraternity "B"
basketball games, Delta Tau Delta
defeated Alpha Delta Phi, 41-7,
as the Delts' Joel Boyden and Tom
Hudak gathered scoring honors
with 13 and 15 points respectively.

Beta Theta Pi showed that it1
would be a team to be watched
as it defeated Theta Chi, 43-7.!
John Feledy led the Betas with 12,
points.
In a highly spirited contest Phi
Kappa Sigma defeated Delta Up-
silon 26-15, mainly on the basis of
Bob Hobbs' 17 points.
Two teams kept unbeaten skeins
going in league competition. Phi
Kappa Tau slipped by Kappa Sig-
ma 23-15 as Don Wattrick hooped
13 for the Phi Tau's and Sigma Nu
with Dean Depoy hitting for 13
points defeated Tau Delta Phi,
36-22.
Scores 25
In social fraternity "C" bas-
ketball Phi Sigma Delta came up
with the night's high scorer when
Rick Barnett dropped in 25 points
as the Phi Sig's bumped Phi Kap-
pa Sigma, 42-18.
Sigma Phi's "C" squad defeated
Alpha Epsilon Pi 45-26.
Other "B" league results were:
SAE over Phi Kappa Psi by for-
feit; Phi Delta Theta 28, Pi Lamb-
da Phi 21; ATO 31, Theta Delta
Chi 19; TKE 20, Phi Sigma Delta
18.
Also, Chi Phi 22, Zeta Psi 11;
Phi Epsilon Pi 18, Zeta Beta Tau
11, and Delta Chi defeated Delta
Kappa Epsilon by forfeit.

By AL JONES
In today's world of high-caliber
collegiate sports, the man who
wins letters on more than one
team is quite rare.
Even rarer is the athlete who
can win two letters. during the
same season. Such an athlete is
Ed Cole, varsity diver on the
swimming team and trampolinist
on the gymnastics squad.
Cole started out as a diver and
swimmer in high school in Evan-
ston, Ill. It took only a short time
to reach the top, since he was
two-time I11in ois State* High
School Diving Champion.
Besides diving, Cole swam the

ED COLE
.,. divides his time

Pro League Heads Mark
Season of Cooperation

50-yd. freestyle for the Evanston
team. Following each d i v i n g
championship, he was honored by,
being placed as a diver on the
All-American High School Swim-
ming Team.
Diving First
Cole came to Michigan with
only diving experience behind him,
hoping to make v.,e Wolverine
swimming team. He had little idea
then that he would also be a gym-
nast.
His present ability on the tram-
poline shows no signs of being
only one year old. Cole placed fifth
in the.Midwest Open earlier this
season, and first in the Wisconsin
dual-meet last Friday.
Last weekend brought out one
of the problems of his double-
talents. Friday night he competed
with the gymnasts against Wis-
consin, and then traveled to Pur-
due Saturday to dive for the swim-
mers. This forced him to miss the
Minnesota gymnastics meet last
Saturday.
Both Cole and his counterpart
on the diving-board and trampo-
line, Dick Kimball, will be forced
to choose between sports all sea-
son long. Since Cole likes both, he
will attempt to divide his time
equally between them.
Strong Units
He has the honor of being a
part of the strongest single unit
on both of his varsity squads. This
yeai's group of Michigan divers
is the first Big Ten group that has
been able to offer real competition
to Ohio State's perennial champs.
On the gymnastic picture, Mich-
igan's trampoline group is the
team's best outfit. They scored
sweeps in both the Wisconsin and
Minnesota meets. Cole is the best
competitor in this strong group,
and has drawn much praise from
coach Newt Loken.
He states that his only interests
at Michigan are studies and sports.
It would be hard to find time for

much else during the winter sports
season, since he must spend twice1
as much time practicing as mostJ
Wolverine athletes.
While his brother undertakes
law studies, Cole will be in busi-
ness school after this, his sopho-
more year. At present, he is in
LS&A.
Certainly the greatest -thing
that could happen to Ed Cole this:
winter would be for him to become'
a member of two Big Ten Champ-
ionship Teams.
Charter Bus
For MSU
- i
Hockey Tilt
The Wolverine Club has an-
nounced a special chartered bus
trip for the hockey ganm wt
Michigan State next Friday night,
February 22.
The trip under the direction of
Mike Rolfe '59 will enable stu-
dents to travel to East Lansing
for the Michigan-Michigan State
hockey game that night. Price for
the joint ticket of bus fare and
game admission will be $3.50
Ticket Sales Monday
Tickets will go on sale starting
Monday afternoon from 1-4:00
p.m. at the new Student Activi-
ties Building. Buses are planning
to leave the Union at 6 p.m. and
to return around 11:30.
Both games this year between
the two schools have been par-
ticularly close. Michigan has
managed to win narrowly twice,
4-3 at East Lansing and 3-2 at
Ann Arbor. The Wolverines still
hold an unbeaten record of 31
straight games against the Spar-
tans in the cqllorful series.

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO--It apparently is up
to two of the Big Ten's "have-not"
football contenders, Northwestern
and Indiana, to decide whether the
conference will adopt a proposed
new code for recruiting and finan-
cial aid to athletes.
It was learned yesterday that
Purdue officially joined Illinois,
Michigan, Michigan State and
Wisconsin in favoring the new
legislation which will be acted
upon finally here Feb. 22.
Iowa and Minnesota have re-
affirmed 'negative votes expressed
when the new code came up for
conference action for the first time
last December.
Ohio State also voted against
the new code in December and
presumably will vote the same way
again.
Defends Title
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Joe
Brown, a fancy dancer with a pin-
point left, sliced up Wallace (Bud)
Smith and stopped the sluggish
ex-champ on an 11th round tech-
nical knockout last night to re-
tain his world lightweight title in
his first defense.
Dr. Alexander Robbins of the
Miami Beach city commission or-
dered referee James Peerless to
halt the uneven contest at the urg-
ing of Adolph Ritacco, one of
Smith's handlers.

ST. LOUIS-Frank Lane, base-
ball's most energetic trader, head-
ed for Florida yesterday faced with
the task of bringing a National
League pennant to St. Louis by
1958 or "be out on his rump."
That's the way owner August
A. Busch Jr., laid it on the line to
the Redbird general manager in a
talk to the "Knights of the Cauli-
flower Ear" at their annual spring
party.
The Cardinals early spring train-
ing camp opens at St. Petersburg,
Fla. That's where the 60-year-old
Tryouts
There will be a meeting for
those interested in trying out
for the sports staff of The
Daily today at 4:15 p.m.
The meeting will be held on
the second floor of theStudent
Publications Building, 420 May-
nard St.
Lane is headed after accepting his
boss's challenge like this:
"Mr. Busch very subtly hinted
he'd like a pennant. I'd better be
very careful sending out my laun-
dry late in the '58 season. Looks
like I'm going to be here no longer
than three years if I don't win.
"I'm tickled to death to accept
Mr. Busch's challenge. If we don't
win in '58, I'll be satisfied to move
on."
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PHILADELPHIA (W) - Profes-
sional football on an international
basis is just one big happy fam-
ily, National Football League
Commissioner Bert Bell and his
Canadian counterpart, Ralph
Cooper, said yesterday.
Cooper, who journeyed over
from New York to pay a surprise
visit on Bell, described 1956 as a

WINGS HOLD FIRST PLACE:
Three Team Race Marks NHL Season

By PAUL BORMAN
National Hockey League Presi-
dent, Clarence Campbell is rio
doubt satisfied with the current
s tight NHL race and the jam
packed arenas along with the aft-
ernoon television series.
Going into the final six weeks,
every team is fighting for some-*
thing. Detroit, Montreal and
Boston are fighting for first place;
Toronto and New York for fourth.
the last playoff slot; and Chicago
for recognition as a competent
hocksy team and to draw large
crowds.
:First place is by no means de-
cided with few points separating
the Wings, Canadiens, and Bruins.
Lately the Wings have been able
to edge ahead by playing only fair
hockey while the Bruins have
been knocking the Canadiens (4f.
Sparking the Wings again this
season are their three consistent
stars, Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay,
and Red Kelley. Howe and Lind-
say are among the top three scor-
ers, and Kelly is once again one
of the top defensemen in the
league, while also being very da-.-
gerous offensively.
The second place Canadiens

have also been playing good tut
not sensational hockey. They have
been able to come out well with
every team but the Bruins who
seem to have a jinx over them.
The Flying Frenchmen have
also been hampered by an in-
jury tboeone of their top scorers,
Bernie Geoffrian. Geoffrian has
been absent from the lineup for
over a month and it is doubtful
if he will appear again this sea-
son.
Concluding the top trio are the
Boston Bruins. The Bruins were
counted out of the race after they
dropped to third place and then
lost their all-star goalie Terry
Sawchuck.
However, they have come up
with the find of the year in rookie
goaltender Don Simmons who spe-
cializes in beating Montreal and
shutting out Detroit.
The Bruins have their problem
with the three squads lower than
they in the standings and until
they can solve it they will have
a hard time moving up.
Fighting for the fourth place
slot, the final playoff berth, has
been a season-long affair between

year of "very fine cooperation"
between the two circuits.
"There were one or two prob-
lems which came up, but nothing
we couldn't iron out over the tele-
phone," said the president of the
Canadian Pro Football Council,.
No Raiding
Cooper, who finally has earned
the power to act for as well as
represent the nine Canadian
teams, said that to his knowledge
there wasn't one case of player
raiding last year.
We honored each other's con-
tracts and options, he said. Bell
concurred.
To all intents and purposes,
Cooper said, the so-called war be-
tween the leagues is dead.
He'said the Canadian teams ex-
perienced their finest season at
the gate with "seven of our nine
teams well in the black."
Getting Their Share
Cooper said that the Canadian
teams were getting their fair per-
centage of American talent al-
though the cost sometimes was
high because of bidding against
NFL teams.
Each Canadian team is al-
lowed 12 American players on its
26-man squad.

,

the New York Rangers and the
Toronto Maple Leafs. Rarely does
more than a game separate these
two squads.
Resting in the cellar and nip-
ping at the heels of the other
five teams in the League aretthe
Chicago Blackhawks. Any time
one of the other squads suffers
the slightest letup, the Chicagoans
knock them off.
This policy has worked well for
the Hawks who are no longer
taken as the push-overs of the
NHL and it has also brought
back paying fans into Chicago
Stadium.

Warren Miller presents
his new 2-hour color movie
'lHave Skis, Will Travel'
Spectacular Action Thrills
in Scenic Alpine Splendor
Sponsored by Ann Arbor Ski Club
8:00 P.M., Thursday, February 14
Ann Arbor High School Auditorium
Across from U. of M. Stadium

Advance Reserved Area, Tickets
now available at Bob Marshall's
Book Shop in Ann Arbor, open
Evenings until 10:00 P.M.

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QUIMBY, wIsC. (March 3).
Police today arrested the foul
felon who heisted the cash reg-
ister at Jones' Gas Station.
When arrested, the base serv-
ant of the devil kept mutter-
ing, "Drat the shirt, drat the
shirt."
Let's look at the events
leading up to this story. After
the holdup, the police quizzed
Victim Jones. Jones couldn't
identify the yegg. "The wan-
ton jackdaw who cabbaged my
cash wore a mask," said Jones.
"The only distinguishing fea-
ture about him was his shirt.
A beauty! The collar was ab-
solutely free of wrinkles. Oh,
he was a neat one!"
Meanwhile, the scoundrel,
knowing that his wrinkle-free
and enviably-neat collar was a
dead giveaway, tried desper-

ately to slip some wrinkles into
it. He stamped on it with hob-
nail boots. He slugged away
at it with a club. But not a
wrinkle! So later, as he skulked
down Main Street, his shirt
was noticed, admiringly, by a
detective and he was arrested
lickety-split. Good work,
copper!
By now you will have
guessed that the miscreant
wore a Van Heusen Century
Shirt. But of course! It's the
only shirt in the world with the
soft collar that won't wrinkle
ever. It never needs starch,
so it's always comfortable. The
Van Heusen Century also lasts
up to twice as long as ordinary
shirts, yet costs no more. $4.00.
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