CLASS TRACK MEET
Amherst Seniors have unanimously Williams college is now in the midst Rumor about (
voted to abandon the annual senior of an enforced vacation due to the exceptionally la
hop this year, showing their willing- failure of the water supply, and to dents are to be d
ness to have no unnecessary social make up this lost time, the usual as a result of
functions. sLpring vacation will be omitted. I during the first E
1 L He opened his Sweet Memories
Book, and saw glued there a piece of
damask, bearing the magic number
ke of 23. Below it reposed a hunk of
bright blue ribbon, similar to that
one awarded the prize Black Minorca
at the Isitapeanut County Fair. He
rose and confronted the mirror. Be-
hold the glowering glance, the jutting
jaw, all emblematic of his godly pro-
ind wess. Strutting over to Waterman
gym, he signed up for the track meet
on the 23rd.
Often, during the next few days, he
vic- returned to the mirror to admire bis
ana typical trackist's trunk, his amaz-
ing athlete's Adam's apple, his bulg-
ing baseball biceps, and he visualized
n a long row of loving cups, each gra-
on. grwoflvn usec rv
-o -en with his own name and a word of
ior eulogy from Mr. S. Farrell.
of On the day of his first local appear-
of ance he arose late, breakfasted lightly
the at Besimer's, trailed one of the despis-
ltue ed around the boulevard until dusk, ate
end sparingly, according to his custom, of
the corned beef, cabbage, mince pie and
limburger and swaggered over to the
meet. He decided to begin discreetly,
he he would win only the nile event.
ihe Twice around the oval! He felt all
the the old fight, all the old zupe! His
-knees tapped his chest, his feet spurn
for ed the cork.
)ng Suddenly arose Regrets. Remorse
tes for the consumption of cake, .Camels,
the banana flops, pie a la mode, and 0
Everything. his chestscrumpled, his
arms flapped, his pores opened and
tee closed hysterically. He hesitated, he.
he stumbled, the track came up to hit
ed his map. He fell at the edge of the
course, and lay there a cold, quiver-
Under the cover- of compassionate
rd night, his dear roommate came to bear
rs him home..
Ai S P0ACTISE 9_JE ON
Second Year Men with 27
Three Point Lead
FAIR TImE MADE IN SEVERAL
EVENTS; SEDGWICK COPS MILE
Williams, FreshMain, Defeats Baker,
Varsity Shot Putter, By
The sophomores with Johnson as
their big point getter won the Inter-
class track meet last night at Water-
man gymnasium by a total of 27
The Juniors came in a close second
with 24 points, the freshmen and sen-
iors trailing in order having 18 and 11
points to their credit.
Johnson won 11 points for the 1920
men easily beating his opponents to
the tape in the high and low hurdles,
while in the high jump he secured
third place. Forbes and Cross took
their events and between them added
10 points to the sophomore count.
Zoellin and Beardsley-. were the
chief poilt winners for the juniors,
Zoellin winning the fifty yard dash
and coming in third in the high hurdl-
es. Beardsley took two.seconds and a
One of the surprises of the meet was
the defeat of Baker, Varsity shot put-
ter, by Williamns, a freshman who
made a throw of 40 feet five and one-
half inches, two better than Bakers
Captain Sedgwick won the mile with
ease, almost lapping his nearest com-
petitor. Red Donnelly, another one of
Coach Farrell's dependables took the
lead at the beginning of the half mile
and kept it throughout, finishing in
the fast time of 2 minutes, 5 2-5 sec-
In the final event of the evening,
the freshmen defeated the sophomores
in thesoph-fresh relay. The going
was about even, for the first three laps,
but in the last lap Mesner, the anchor
man for the 1921 men drew away from
the last soph runner and breasted the
tape five yards ahead.
Eddie Carroll, '1714, last year's track
captain and Coach Farrell's star mil-
er, was one of the track judges of last
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HA ND FOR WORK SATtR-
Coach Lundgren's proteges, some-
hat sore of body froi the strenuous
rind of the past few days, will have
much needed rest today but will re-
ime work under the'big cage tomor-
>w afternoon at 1 o'clock.
Saturday afternoon nearly two doz-
i aspirants donned suits and prac-
ced for two hours under the direc-
>n of Coach ILundgren. Bob Glenn,
1 Ohlmacher, Fred Gariepy, and
utch Saunders, hurlers from last
ar's Varsity, made their initial ap-
arance of the season and proceed-
i to work a few kinks out of their
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Lundgren altered the program a bit
by knocking grounders to the players.
The pitchers took turns in warming
up to Mraz, Morrison, Haidler, and
Geneback, while those who hope to
hold down infield or outfield positions
chased- the balls the coach sent shoot-
ing down the gymnasium floor.
General Call Expected Soon
It will be several days yet before
the general call for all met will be
issued as Lundgren is not yet able
to leave the hurlers to themselves.
Though there have been some infield-
ers on hand the past few days, the
coach does not care to have all can-
didates on hand until the batting cage
is lowered and'the pitchers have work-]
ed out enough to take care of their
Although there have not been many
men out as yet for the baseball, the
calibre of those who have put in
an appearance seems to be far above
the average and competition for jobs
on the nine promises to be keener
than usual. Knode and Adams, ex-
perienced infielders, seem asr'ured of
positions on the inner line of defense,
but the other two positions there as
well as the outfield jobs are open.
Ohlmacher, pitcher last season, and
Cooper, outfielder in 1917, are both
trying for first base. Adams, of the
1916 freshman team, is a shark at
the initial sack, but because he is able
to, play other places on the infield,
Adams may be shifted to third or
short and one of the two mentioned
above may land at the first hassock.
Knode seems to have his job at sec-
ond salted away even though he will
not be able to practice regularly un-
til the end of March, Lundgren may
decide to shift the star keystone man
to third or short in case of necessity,
which would leave second base open
for a new comer.
Heavy Hitters on Squad
Adams, Knode, Cooper, Mraz, and
Ohlmacher, all candidates for different
Shot put--Williams, '21, first; Bak-
er, '20, second; Lindstrom, '19, third.
Distance 40 feet, 5 1-2 inches.
Pole vault-Cross,'20, first; Slaught-
er, '21, second. Height, 11 feet.
Low hurdles-Johnson1, '20, first;
Beardsley, '19, second; Pate, '21, third.
Time, 5 1-5 seconds.
Fifty yard dash-Zoellin, '19, first;
Cook, '20, second; Beardsley, '19,
third. Time 5 4-5 seconds.
High hurdles-Johnson, '20, first;
Beardsley, '19, second; Zoellen, '19,
third. Time, 7 4-5 seconds.
Mile-Sedgwick, '19, -first; Schim-
mel, '21, second; Bald, '21, third. Time
High jump-Haigh, '19, and Hobi,
tied for first; Johnson, '20, third.
Height, 5 feet, -8 inches.
Four hundred and forty yard dash-
Forbes, '20, first; Krueger, '18, sec-
ond; Schaefer, '19, third. Time 54 2-5
Eight hundred and eighty yard dash
-Donnelly, '18, first; Langley, '18,
second; Lukins, '21, third. Time 2:05
Soph-fresh relay-Freshmen (Pet-
ty, -Coon, Williams, Mesner) first;
sophomores (Smith, Cook, Messner,
Schaffer) second. Time 1:20 2-5 sec-
Starter and Referee-Dr. G. A. May.
Timers-Prof. Evans Holbrook and
Mr. C. E. Lundgren.
to swat the pill along with these play-
ers, the chances are that Michigan
will have a strong offensive ,club this
year. With Ruzicka and Glenn on the
mound, the Wolverine nine promises
to be well fortified defensively as well,
and unless all dope goes wrong, the
1918 baseball team ought to hold its
own with all opponents.
By the end of the week, the calibre
of the men out for positions cther than
pitcher or catcher will be better
known and Lundgren can start more
definite work toward the building of
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