Victory for the Farmers

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Victory for the Farmers - VICTORY F0 THE FARMERS Purdtje Foot-Bali Eleven...
VICTORY F0 THE FARMERS Purdtje Foot-Bali Eleven Administers a Great Defeat to Ann Arbor. - Bitterly Contested Game inWhich All tbe Michigan Sutstitutes Were Chewed Up, Leav in; the Score btandin? 24 to 0. Special to the tho Indianapolis Journal. Lafayktte, Ind., Oct. 24. This city Is a bedlam to-night over another great victory. Old students from far and near gathered to-day to see tho, great game. The railroads brought hundreds of excursionists. Long before 2 o'clock carriages and people swarmed toward the park, anxious for good positions. Twenty-five hundred rcople wero on the grounds. Wabash was present with fifty students, who yelled lustily for Michigan. Indiana University blew their horns for Purdue, while many old Ann Arbor men from over the State cheered the visitors. The' day was perfect, although slightly cool. The game was free from all unpleasantness. Tno teams lined up at 3 o'clock as follows: Ann Arbor. Position. Turdtie. Word worth .....Lett end Crowell Decke Left tackle Finney Tuprer Left guard Fulkerson Harding Center Stevenson Thomas Right guard, Muessel Urimn Right tackle: Little Powers Right end Polk fc-andison -Quarter Urown McAllister. Left hair-back Jamison Jewett... RUbt balf Thompson Dygert Full-back etudebakcr The Purdue team averaged 162 pounds. Ann Arbor about 170. Stevenson and fStude-' baker were fresh and unhurt from tho all- university game with Cleveland in which they won easily with a score of 23 to 0, their old captain, Josiah Teeters, playing right tackle in Kafferty's place, and winning a position for tho trip East. All the Purdue men were in excellent shape, and anxious for the great contest. Michigan rested Saturday aud Sunday, and had fully recovered from the effects of the game with DePauw. Captain Dygert was not confident, but determined to sell victory dearly, if at all. A few Lafayette men bet three to two on Ann Arbor, while others made the odds the other way. Michigan started with the ball, and gained ten yards in two runs. In tho third scrimmage Finnoy got the ball for Purdue, who lost on four downs. Dygert punted out of bounds, and Harding secured tbe ball, but lost on four downs to Purdue, who advanced well toward goal. Fulkerson, Thompson and Little made the gains. - onthworth tackled Thompson and carried him back ten yards, as he did Frv, of DePauw, Friday, it was the triok of a master player. Finney made a good run, but fell on the b&U and was hurt. He was hurt three times more during the name, but refused to retire. Purdue again advanced, bnt lost on four downs. Jewett made a brilliant run. bnt was taokled and gained little. He made no gain of over ten yards to-day. Crowell made a star tackle dropping. Dygert. Michigan, however, reached tho twenty-yard line, which turned out to be the nearest they came to the goal all through tbe game. Purdue advanced steadily, Fulkerson gaining six yards, Jamison seven, Fiuney eight and then ten. Littlo seven and Stude- bakertbe touch-down, kicking goal with precision. Score:' Ann Arbor. & Parting was. hurt in the last scrimmage. but played on. Michigan now advanced desperately, but the sprinting which has made Jewett and MeAIister famous throughout the West availed nothing against Purdue. Noithor Pollok nor Crowell missed a tackle. Mnessel distinguished himself by going through the rnsh-line and dropping Jewett beautifully. Studebaker punted sixty yarns and Crowell tackled Dygert as ho reached tbo ball. Dygert punted, but Fulkerson reached the ball and downed with but three yards sain, fctndebaker then ran fifteen yards, Thompson eight, Jewett inane live twice aud the ball changed twice on downs. Purdue finally sent Finney fifteen yards, Jamison ten. Little eigbt and Thompson eighteon. securing another touch down and goal, making the score: Purdue, 12; Ann Arbor, a The lirst half was called after undecisive crimuiaitee. Jewett having hurt his ankle, Freund replaciug him in the second balf. Purdue now advanced moro easily. Thompson mado a brilliant run of tweuty yards, then three V rushes and a touch-down resulted. McAllister was now hurt. Wood-worth taking his place. Little made the next touch-down. Dygert was hurt in the last scrimmage and tho came was called, Michigan bavins no more substitutes. The score stood: Purdue, 24. Ann Arbor. 0. Tho Michigan bovs received most courteous treatment and make no complaint against the victory. Tho game was clean, the hnrts being accidental. Pnrdnn plays UutW hero next Saturday, when tho blue aud white will again haul down gracefully to the black and gold.

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  1. The Indianapolis Journal,
  2. 25 Oct 1892, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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