The Anniston Star from Anniston, Alabama on November 12, 1928 · Page 8
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The Anniston Star from Anniston, Alabama · Page 8

Anniston, Alabama
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Monday, November 12, 1928
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mn 'AMviSTorr star' .voxdat. xor. 12. 10 iIET til j'scoiio ran Ml; TITLE Tr.'I Corn Boys, Now leading Conference, Favorites r To Win Over Badgers : By NIXON STEWAKT United Press , Staff Correspondent ; CHICAGO. Not. 12 (UJO-Eimin tion of Ohio State from the list of "Undefeated bis ten football team Saturday cleared toe way for the establishment . of an undisputed Western conference football eham rlon. m-ith Burt Ingersenl universi ty of Iowa Hawkeyea favorites for the crown. ' The tall corn boys now lead. the conference wit three victories in ea many starts, while Wisconsin, the only other undefeated team, has two victories and tie with Purdue Iowa and Wisconsin meet Sat urday at low city to the current "crucial" game, and unless a dead' lock results all except one of the big ten teams win have been eliminated. The Hawkeyea close their season the following Saturday in a game with Michigan, at Ann Arbor. Wisconsin In order to win an undisputed title would be forced to defeat Iowa and Minnesota on sue c-sslve Saturdays a feat which appears impossible. , Iowa's victory over Dr. John W, Wilces ' Ohio - State Bnckeyes btamperd the Hawks as the - most powerful eleven in the conference. The Hawks, : except for the first four minutes of the second " half, rpt the Ohloans on the defensive. They outlined their victims almost thre vards to one. ' y . . n isconsin sept pac wua.iow cy . vm i i i. . n v handing Chicago a 33 to o lacing - tack and scored- with JltUft Rouble, while the Maroons were able t to pierce . Wisconsin's aerense only once: yy . y. - y : y Minnesota, pte-season champion- ship favorite, came back to defeat successive one point defeats at the hands of Iowa and Northwestern. Northwestern's Wildcats continued to show strength and eked -out a ta t : wlnrover Purdue.Hanley's team was looked upon as one of Vear. They lost to, Ohio T sotely be cause of their own fumbles, held ta a single touchdown.' defeated Minnesota and earned the victory orer Purdue. season's biggest upset by trimming Illinois a week ago, proved that this show of strength was hot a flash In the pan and fought its way to a to tlewlth. tha Navy. atJBalU-more. - Illinois encountered stiff opposition from the E tenacious' Butler Bulldogs, but dropped a 14 to 0 victory. The losers fought gamely tut "threatened - Blinds- toal-onli once. ; : ' "y -. .' . - TO TIGHT FRIDAY - NEW YORK." Novnim-m6y Joe Gans of California, a leading lightweight " contender, gets his chance to show bis wares ta Tex Hickard and the monled class in boxing on Friday night when , he meets Joe Click of Williamsburg in a 10 round bout In Madison Square Garden. -The CaUfornlan, whose contract is owned to part by Jack Dempsey,.. is a 1 to 5 favorite. WILTON VERSUS WILLIAMS Some western experts say Frank V.'ibon. Stanford halfback, is as good a carrier of a football as Don VUll&ms, Southern California back.. (TTt CPOJfTS FROM mm Xrx 5 AH "WAT . , Thc rcxJTBActjeRs or couch TAmcs. - South TakingFootball Honors With Tornado, Vols X Three Great Dixie Elev ens Stand Out, Unbeat- en and. Untied - - By FRANK CETTT United , Press Sports; Wtor -NEW YORK. Nov, 12. OJTbis begins to look rather like' the South's year in football. As the 1923 gridiron season draws toward a dose.' three, great Southern elevens stand out., unbeaten and untied, in a- year which has been so-marked with upsets and reversals of 'form that the experts are crowding the booby hatches even earlier than usual. Florida. Tennessee and Oeorrta Tech have clean slates for a season which - has been heart-breaking to football ambitions In all parts of the country. ; Bill Alexander's . 'Georgia Tech team, victorious over Notre Dame, may make Gridiron history before it is through, while Florida and Tennessee are to meet in a climactic struggle on December 8, the closing; day of the season. Tornado Smashes Tandy The. Golden Tornado whisked Yanderbllt tight out of the column or unDeaten ana unuae teams on Saturday, blasting the Tehnesseans' title hopes in the Southern confer ence to- the tune of 19 to 7. Florida eliminated Oeorgla 26 to . while Tennessee beat Sewanee. 17 to 0. in. the .matter . of Intersectional games, the South has not been unl formly successful, but Its smaller team have gone out .of their class. Maryland, for example, went out of its class to play Yale last Saturday. inciaemauy; wtontogr over the Els, to-a - . While comparative scores ta foot oau jeaa line comparer only to a padded-cdUha strength, ot Gearela 'Tech' tan be -measured totersecUon- ally by 1U 13 to 0 over the came Notre Dame eleven which mopped up the tattered turf of Yankee Sta dium Trith the Army In Saturday's outsianoung game. Notre Dame outplayed the Cadets from start to finish to win, U to , something that shouldn't be over looked In dwelling upon the drama and thrills of the final moments of play,- when the Army .was slamming frantically at the Irish goal line for the touchdown which would have tied the score but which wouldn't come. ' " Armrs-Hopee Crashed':-; ..- The Army's ' football ambitions were thus crushed, and there la a strongr suspicion In many . Quarters mat -the caaew win ' have - their hands full with Nebraska and Stanford later in the seson. Nebraska one of seven unbeaten and untied elevens u the co-ntry, trampled over'Ok3ahoma4 -to- e,- while Iowa the other western - team In - the charmed circle was" beating Ohio State, and heading for the "Big Ten" championship. M compared with the South, the Ea&t boasts but twa elevens which have won an their games, Carnegie Tech. conqueror of Georgetown. '3 to . Saturday, and Boston college. wmcn mets roraham toaayr- Thl vtrtir nf T.Ht1 UtanAanA over Yale tame simultaneously with Fenn'a 7 to 0 defeat of Harvard, so that, the remnants ot the once all-powerful "Big Three'' are still about on even terms. This current week brings on the annual battle of Yale and .Princeton, the latter having beaten Washington and Lee, 24 to 12, in a tune-up contest for the meeting with the Bulldog in Palmer Stadium. Other outstanding games next Saturday bring together New York University and Missouri. Dart mouth- and Cornell. Carnegie Tech and .Notre Dame. Plttsbunh and BUT WHY NOT LEX T.HE - X jot? xri i int . x 'QatorsTn Front FLORIDA HOLDS LEAD-IN FOOTBALL RECORD NEW YORK. Noe. U. (U.RV XlQridajritjrTtn Tktorka, b defeats and a tie gasaea, and a total of tXl . palate - agaiaa r 19 for Its - opponents, beads the dwindling list of the conn try's mbeatea aad Baited football teams, as follows: Oppo- Total Dents' College W L T PolnU Points Florida 7 . . Tennessee 7 Caraerio II 39 .: 1 19 '.11 II Z3t Tech I ff JlJO Boston College S 154 Iowa !. lio Nebraska I e 1 Georgia '. Tech 109 21 Kea Strong of New York Unl versify a rain leads she individual scorers of the season with a total of IIS pointa. - NOTRE DAME WIN MARRED BY DEATH SOUTH BEND. Ind, Nov 11 (UJ3 Death attended ; at the . noisy welcome for the victorious Notre Dame football team here last night As students, and . townspeople gathered at the station cheering for the team that defeated the Army oawiroay, a ew York - Central witch engine struck a baggage trucK on which 20 students were standing. -. v John Gleason. 20, of Canandaigua, N. Y was killed when, the tongue of the truck, broken by the impact, hit him on the head. The truck jseht" wunaeo uown a lu-iooi emoanx- ment through the crowd. Paul Duncan, 19. a freshman of La SaDe. UL, sustained a fractured skull. Miss Madepne Van Hoke, 30. of South Bend, suffered internal injuries and Miss Marjoe Mason," 22 Of South Bend, a fractured skull add Internal injuries. Ieanwhile across the tracks, the crowd, unaware of the accident, cheered as the lootDafl special rolled In. The Notre Dame band struck up the school air. RICHARD TO CONFER VITH JACK DE3IPSEY NEW "YOREV Nov. .12 : ttl. Tex Rlckard will talk business with Jack Dempsey this week. The promoter will arrive from Miami Beach tomorrow morning. To millions of fight fana.dlsauest-r ed with - the present, lot , ot heavx- weignt pretenaers. the possibility of the return of the former champion to the ring provides a real thrill. There -ls-good reason to -believe Dempsey will be persuaded to re turn. Jack needs money, and he KHfldBke tohj:hampjo BKOKE ATTENDANCE RECORDS All attendance record! for the Missouri Valley were broken when 32.0QO paid their way to see the Nebraska-Missouri game.- ' THEIR FIRST GAME - Carnegie Tech and Georgetown arranged to play their first football f ame when they agreed to play thto'year."7" -;--- Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin, Vanderbilt and Tennessee and Bay-tor and Southern Methodist. CUSTOMERS' IN CCQRDld6 CP8 XAr5 TV15 PHPAS . ole op & : item uTK-tHe J ('cy . C0MC5 rROM DRC55ffl6 ' HEADS LIST IN Tornado' South's Greatest Grid Machine; Florida, Tennessee Undefeated ... ATLANTA, Oa, - Nov. 12. Georgia Tech, .the greatest football machine in Dixie and two other con ference champlonsolp races today after Saturdays , eliminations. . Louisiana State University and Virginia Polytechnle Institute also have clean conference slates hut neither seems likely to figure tn the final champlmship award, because of their Khedules; -r ? . .Vanderbilt and Georgia were A eliminated Saturday, the Commodores by the'Golden Tornado. 19 to 7 and the Bulldogs by Florida, 21 to'C The outstanding performance of the day was given by Oeorgla Ttcn Its line from Jones to Waddet smothering Vanderbilt attacks whilt the backficld proved itself the best In the conference. The result - of Tech's defeat of Vanderbilt. which had been unbeaten before, was to make the Tornado outstanding fa rorite for the championship. Tech t Meet Alabama " Tech, however, has yet to defeat Alabama, Auburn and Georrla. The Crimson Tide is one of the best elev ens tn the conference desnlte the defeat by Tennessee and may upset Teen here next Saturday. Overcon-fidence or overtraining is the greatest danger threatening the Tornado now. But today an lmpatrtal observ er must rate Tech head and shoul ders above any other southern elev en. As a unit it has shown no weak spots. With MlseO. Thompson. Lumpkin. Randolph and Durant for it backfield material. Tech has the greatest offensive group In the Spu-,,., , v.',I1J;' - Florida "witha 'record "of scoring 237 points In six games to opponents 19, outbattered Georgia at Savannah Saturday and held the Red and black backs. Including McCrary to small gains. Tennessee's 3? to 0 victory over Sewanee was expected as was V. P. L's defeat over Virginia 20 to a - With Holni arid Hicks leading the offensive. the ..Crimson Tide beat the strong Kentucky eleven 14 to 0, at Montgomery. , . Tulane with Banker as usual lead!-toar the attack defeated Auburn. 13 to 12, The Plainsmen threw a scare into Tulane in the last half by scor mg two touchdowns. . I 8. TJ Beats Ole Mhs L. & U.'a defeat of MississiD 19 to e elevated the Louisiana eleven higher in conference respect It was tne second conference victory to two starts. L & U, having beat Mjsswsippr ggte "-Clemsott beat V. M3 L, North Carolina and South Carolina fouent In mud to a score less tie and North Carolina State won from Davidson. Chattanooga edged more secureh mio tne s. x. a. A. chajrjpionship bj beating Howard 14 to a I The big games next Saturday with a;direct. beartof on thj Southern conference championship will be the AiaDama-xech game, the Vender bilt-Tennessee. the 1 a" rj-Ceor- gia and the Florida Clemson. GIANTS ADD A ROOKIE Joe Rose, pitcher with one of the seml-nro teams around Ran v.n. Cisco, will get a trial with the New York Giants next spring. MUST JtNOW HIS BUSINESS Bkidmore, Alabama tackle, kicked six perfect kicks for extra points in tne Aiaoama victory over Se wanee. at aiant nuss a try. ON Tl? Trie seAso's RDOAA "tVWTr HARD ?UAUFIC5 Ai we GReMex rtcwevi OF TfB yeAR, HAVllKlG WCKED MeMBevt, CF "THE. v oppomofJ d "e v-Ace A A 51 )AVCTe.V SEEK YALE VICTORY. r a There remains one Important game on the Harvard schedule u Yale game of Nov. 24 and that is the game that Harvard would dither win than any played during a season. Success in that game means everything, and there are good grounds to believe that the Crimson will be able to battle the Bulldogs to a finish this year. Here are Arnold Rorween and Art French, Harvard coach and captain, who hope to take the Yale eleven for a ride when they meet. ; EXTRAORDINARY V V A $1- - -3 X - i Our entire stock bf r))ii -n ni s j 1 ' ij i y n i JlStandar senger cars will be sold at once. All of these cars arethevery jatest types big roomy cars, with beautiful colors and :rich uphsterEERherrstomsK Jtgms class. ! Outstanding values at-their-f ormer-priceff and now at these new .. -r traordinaiybarg STANDARD- SIX . . j ' Sedan ...i Coupe VICTORY SEC New Price' StYia Four-Passeriger. Coupe . .... . . ... .$1150 $215 Sport Sedan . .$1230 - $200 - Sedan .$1080 $200 Coupe ... ......... . . "T . ; , . . . $1030 $200 ' All Offers Sobject to Prior Sale: Convenient Tcrmi Even at These ' . Jqw prices! .. . ' .: ' ANNISTON MOTOR CO., TmS.SPEAKER GOES H Tl Famous Outfielder -Signs Contract To Manage 'Newark Club By WILLIAM J. DUNN .United rtess Staff Correspondent NEW YORK, Nov.; 12. JJ9-TrU Speaker, one ot the greatest-cut-fielders baseball has known, returned to the minor leagues yester day after 21 years In the big show as player and manager. '' speaker signed a contract with James P. Slnnott. president of te Newark Bears.: to manage tt. In ternational league-, club - tor . to yeara.The Jlgure. in. the deal was not announced but it was understood rris will be among the most highly paid minor leaguer. Speaker is the second outstanding major leaguer Slnnott has brought to his club tn the past two years new current Dodge prices the most ex ' v New Price String $930 $150 $910 $150 .V V BOSTON COLLEGE TO MEET FORDHAM BOSTON," Mass; Nov.12. 0t . -Boston college, unbeaten and untied this season, will defend tts spotless record against Ford nam at Fenway Park this afternoon. . Clear, cooyeatber iu in pros v pect a - ' 8 . i . " " With victories over Navy and Duke to It credit, the Boston elev. ' en, considered one of the most pow- -A erful teams' In the East, was a -slight favorite. - Walter Johnson, for 20 yars onX .' ot the premier pitchers ot the American league, resigned the ptwiiton " Speaker now holds, to return to- Waihingtonai "manager. Assuming the role ot player . manager. Speaker plans to occupy his old posiyon in center field dur- ' ing the coming wason, lis plan, however, will, be discarded U be . f Inds'a prtmUrrig outfielder tor nlo or trade at the meeting ot InWt national league teams at roronUo next month. . ,1 At that time :3pker plans to ne- otute several , deals tn players which may help nun to ptace a : wlnnl"t team on. the field exjt spring. He hopes to ttrengthen sev- I era! weak spots to the Bears line up before the training trip to tit. Augustine, Fla,. - 9 Inc. 10th & Wilmer Phone 1660 - CTOi-lT'S AUpANS . - :t l WCV , I A1V A-KvxW. s 'I-. ; -i ' " i . '. :' ' V

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