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* * *„ v *. t -». , »»,"•'•** •>" r Notre Dame Given Top GrjdRanking Texas Christian Draws Second Place andthike Third By BILL BONt NEW YORK.-^/F^NumbWingrahk- ing teams for the East, Middle West, .and South among its eight victims, Nofre Dame's all-conquering football team Tuesday retained its top ranking among the leading gridiron powers in the latest Associated Press poll of the country's sports writers. The fact 'that Georgia Tech, from the South; Army, Navy and Carnegie Tech, from the East, and Minnesota ana Northwestern, two front-rank Big Ten esSttS, bowed before the might of the Irish probably was the deciding factor {hat kept Elmer Layden's drew, vvifh 43 first-place ballots and 807 points, ahead of Texas Christian, with 28 and 746. TCU has scored 234 poirite in nine games 'to Notre Dame's 49 in eight but -the Southwest Conference leaders have played a less representative schedule Of the 84 ballots, the dther'first-place nominations were split among the next three teams. Duke, only imbeaten- Untied-uhscofed oh major "eleven in the country, drew- three No. 1 votes and 553 points, to place third. Tennessee, also given three votes as trip i team, and once-beaten Pittsburgh given two, tied for fourth with 523 points. Behind them -came Oklahoma, 'all- winning Bix ; Six Conference champions; Carnegie Tech, downed only by Notre Dame; Minnesota, repeating' Big Ten title-holder; California, sure of at least a tie for Pacific Coast Conference honors, and'Cornell, the eastern "Ivy League's" dominant power. HOPE 8TAH, BOM, ARKANSAS Making 6ooc! it O.M.A. i T ab <"'« P hot ° Sh*** fo u* to™** ftope High School athletes who nre playing wguh^y oh the Okfahortia Military Academy team of Claremore, Okla. They ate, reading left'to right: G. V. Keith, guard: Woodrow Parsons, guard: Kolah Cargtle, halfback; Thelmar Galloway, end The Oklahoma team, according to word from Colonel Walter E. Downs of aaremore, have won IS straight-games. The final relative standing of Duke and Pittsburgh should be settled' Saturday before a Durham, -N. C., crowd that promises to set a record -for Dixie football Davey OBrien, on -the same afternoon, will lead his high-geared TCTJ machine against Southern Methodist in the dicidingigame 'of the Southwest Conference -race; Tennessee will stack its perfect slage against Kentucky, last but not of the Volunte6r'j rival, oh Thursday, when Cornegie Tech meets North Carolina State arid Cornell battles Pennsylvnala in their annual "Turkey Day" scrap. Only Minnesota and California, of the first ten, can stand on their present records when the fnial returns are in. while of the others only Notre Dame. which winds up its campaign December 3 against Southern California, gets a chance to Test this week Minnesso'ta which bounced back with a vengeance to trounce Wisconsin in its finale, was the week's lone new comer to the head of the class, coming up with 23d place. Notre Dame -and TOT remained where they -were last Athletics at Pitt Cause Controversy Athletic Troubles Are Blamed on "Unofficial".. Managers PITTSBURGH.—</P>-A long 'smoul- dering controversy over football at Pitt hroke 'yWe 'open Tuesday, with Chancellor John G. Bowman assailing interference "from unofficial managers who want to si* in 'the press box." Bowman's outburst preceded by an hour a charge by Pitt's Varsity Letter Club, comprising 900 former affifefes, that he had rejected a proposal for 'an "impartial" investigation of afldetis affairs. The chancellor, in erne «f his infrequent addresses 'to a student assembly, turned suddenly from generalties to "a hot /blast at critics of the -Bowman! ,. . .... . - . on strictly amateur basis" a year ago. His speech Apparently was provoked by 'the student newspaper's demand for an explanation of ihe athletic situation and reports of a/flireatehed strike of freshmen football players. "The freshmen complained they were "being "dun- ned ' for payment of tuition notes, which they claimed they signed as n formality. Angrily, Bowman denied that he was unsympathetic to football or unfriendly to Coach Jock Sutherland, plbdged continuance of the "code," and blamed athletic troubles on "unofficial managers" inside and outside the university. He added: "Only half an hour ago I received n threat, and I have received numerous others, telling me that I must back down in my stand on Pitt's athletic policy or take the consequences." Dr. Norman C. Ochsenhirt, head of the letter club, disclosed that he called Bowman shortly before the speech. Ochsenhirt declared Bowman refused the suggestion for an investigation and declined action upon a memorandum handed him by club representatives on November 17. The memorandum charged Pitt's athletic affairs were in "a terrible muddle," laid the blame on inefficient management, and appealed to Bowman "for God's -sake take hold of this mess [Prescott Expects ToughGrid flame Wolves to Clash 'Witri the Strong Bauxite Team Wednesday Night PRSCOTT, Ark.-The "Bauxite Miners will meet Prescott's Curly Wolves here Wednesday night, and PreSebtt football fans are expecting a scramble what is a scramble for the visiting foe has a very impressive record having racked up eight wins but one defeat, and has had only Vi paints scored against-it. These include victories over such teams as Carlisle, Stuttgart, Beebe, Lonoke and Mhlvern. The game will close the season for the Wolves. The visitors hsVe all-stnte caliber players in Tull, veteran end, and Chambers, quarterback. The Wolves nre hard at work nt getting themselves in shape for 'this final clash. They are devoting most o fthei rtime to finding n capable bnckfleld. With Hnlsell Out, and spunky- IHfle Williamson crippldd. they must work out a combination from the reserve list. Four "Curly Wolves" will be 'making their final appearance 'In the lineup for Prescott High School. Tho?e making their farewell -are; T C. White, end; Ed Davis, tackle; Marvin Dickinson, guard, and F. C. 'Stuart,! halfback. The remainder of the squad re'n-.'ains intact and prospects for next year are extremely bright. Added Attraction week; Duke and Te'nnesseee exchanged places, as did Oklahoma and Carnegie, while California 'remained ninth on the list and Cornell dropped to tenth. and clean it up. in order." Set our athletic house The Indian swallow, the "bird that "lives in a glass house," glues -the top of its nest to a rocky cliff, and spins a basket-shaped structure of gelatinous threads that harden in the air and resemble amber glass. Until the discovery of America, the world's "surface was believed to be mostly land. It'really is about three- fourths water. By HARRY GRAYSON NBA Service Sports Editor Turkey Day no longer is synonymou with football. Most schools 'get ''the gridiron grind out of the way the Saturday before Thanksgiving, or put 'off the finishing touch until the following week-end. This is as it should be. It .gives the young athletes time and the privilege of cramVr.'ing themselves as only young athletes with 10 week of football in back of them can. But a few old" and new Turkey Day Fixtures hang on The renewal-of one of'the- newer series, November 24, takes on added -importance this trip because Southern' California can clinch the Rose Bowl bid by beating U. C. L. A. in Los Angeles, which the Trojans should. Both Southern California and California have been repelled within the Pacific Coast Conference, but the team 1 which has defeated 'the other gets the preference, and the Trojans disposed MEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR Wediiesda^Jjovember 23^ 1938 Aggies Favored to Defeationghorns 40.000. Fans Expected to Witness Ancien Grid Rivalry AUSTIN, Texas—W—Eiglit straight lickings nbsorbCtl to tlnte. one of tlic meekest University of Texas tenms in history will lean on jinxes uncl trn- clition Hi the ThnnksgivhiK Dny classic ngninsl the fnvoreil Texas Aggies. Texas who ignored records and nre quite certain the entire season is plny- ed oh Turkey Dny, had bought more than 33,000 tickets Tuesday nlrflit'and promised to be on hand 40.000 strong for the 2:30 p. rn. kiekoff, Business Manager Ed Olle of Texas said. Brisk, clear weather would bring out the largest Austin crowd since 1U28 officials believed. Temporary bleachers have been erected in the end zone to accommodate an extra 2000 should the'enthusiasm get thut far out of bounds. No one gave Texas, wonk om'cserves mid sparkplugs in (he backfield, n look-in iiguinst the powerhouse Ag- gies—except the fellow who handles the jinxes and traditions department of the 45-year old series. Not since 1924, the year the vast memorial stadium was dedicated, has a Te'xft.s Aggie team even so much as scored u touchdown in Austin—let alone go back to College Station a winner. But tills year tradition Is due-for.a jolt. One of the .sturdiest Aggie backfields in a decade, ICorpirig '>vilh power nnd finesse, willihf<j sent' out (•gainst the Texans. Dick Todd,;the brilliant broken fielder, has a couple of line-jabbing partners in John Kimbrough and Jim Thomason who paraded through Rice's defense the last time out. Captain Owen Roger? fills out the quartet. »"•"'•• At that, Texas has .shown an, improved defense in its last three games centered around Guard Rhodes, n -standout on a starless team. Aveteran back field of Wally Lawson, hard-working fullback; Bill Forney, Wes Boycr and Becfus Bryan will start for the Longhorns. of the Bears much easier than the 13-7 score indicates. Southern California's loss to bama in its opener and its engagement with Notre Dame in Los Angeles, December 3, have no bearing on the Pasadena New Year's Day game, which will be played January 2 this time. Duke has nly to repulse Pittsburgh n Durham, November 26 ... that's all . . to be invited, provided Southern California does the inviting. "We would have no objection to Duke and Wallace Wade if they would show 'lip as 'the natural choice," asserts Henry W. Bruce, the Southern Cali- fornia vice president who has no little to say about Trojan policy and plans Ala- C; rnegie Tech figures to hurdle North Carolina State at Raleigh in the first half of the tobacco triangle's terfific winclup. The older Thanksgiving Day numbers are headed as usual by Cornell and Pennsylvania at Franklin Field. The Big Red should win this one with si/ir.'ething to spare. Its line looked like a bunch of men playing a string of boys in outclassing that of previously unbeaten Dartmouth. That battle was a startling exposition of the futility of the fine offen- EIGH OAST OP CHARACTERS JUDY A I. C O T T — admiral's -dmiKliteii Sfci> fncpa -- choice between two liflrvy unltors. T> AVI G H T feABIPBELI^-innlil- tJons lieutenant. He |nced n choice Tietiveen hi* wife nnd duty. JACK HANLBY—flylnc anllor. By Betty Wallace ,^ for it. Judy promise* TKvteht *o try and Knide M:,rv<-l correctly In the social vrays 'o* woman. a navy with a towel around her shoulders opened 'the door'and said, "I was washing my hair. What's the matter?" "I've got to 'talk to you. "Is Bill home?" ' "No. 'He's, on the Enterprise. Deviling aerology or something. They're going out in the morning, and he had until midnight. But —" She laughed. "The honeymoon is over when he doesn't take full advantage of every liberty." Judy knew better than that. She knew that Diane respected Bill's anxiety about the weather, and she knew, too, that those extra hours of fellowship and work aboard the ship were actually necessary if Bill was to keep up his excellent'record. about Dwight's going off on the "Dwight Campbell came to the ship, made her blood burn and a house tonight," she said. "What shudder pass over her. Certainly shall I do? He wants me to—" Marvel had left no doubt of her) "Don't tell me! Let me guess!" opinion, and to cultivate her now. Diane toweled her dark hair vig- -worse, to try to lead her steps j orously, and then let it fall back aright, as it were-would be sheer | a soft cloud of black. "He wants' 'CHAPTER XV "JXAVEN'T -you learned your lesson yet, you idiot?" she asked herself fiercely, after Dwight had gone. Just thinking of the things Marvel Hastings had said to her, that day in the Coronado, when she came to explain folly. Sticking your neck out!" you to explain etiquette Yet she had not the heart to re- Navy's own Emily Post" fuse Dwight. She loved him. That The was the torture of It. Despite everything, she loved him still. Just his presence beside her could Judy was silent. Diane said, "I hope you sent him packing!" "N-no. I didn't." Diane picked up a comb. "Of all make her weak and spineless. The the dimwitted nincompoops I ever sound of his voice, the touch of. saw! You told him you would? his hand. He could get her to do | "That's about it. And please- anythmg he wanted, merely by j won't you help me? being Dwight | Diane sajd) , <The She wished furiously that she; for the Rescue of Becalmed Vul- could be done with it. It was over.; garians in Heavy Seas," she said. Why did her heart still cling 'to "Or is that mixed?" his image, her blood still boil with "I get the idea " this agony of wanting? Dwight Campbell was another woman's husband. If someone had told her, a year ago, that she, Judy Alcott, "What do you want me to do? Join you in lecturing?" "Stop it, Diane. I—this is serious. I thought you—well—we her mother's daughter and Admi- j could invif- her to bridge ral Alcott's daughter, could pos- ] something." ' sibly crawl to a woman who had once insulted her, she would have or laughed at them. It couldn't happen. Not to Judy Alcott. Yet all the careful poise was gone. All the knowledge of form and manners, "At a twentieth of a point?" Judy said, "Ellen Sharp an* all the subtle shadings of what a I !£, ,„ girl in her position might do and! must not do. It was only half-past eight when : -B^,. 1 , Dwight left. Judy turned her Magda Hamilton would come. They're sweet. And that Bostwick girl and—" "Two tables," said Diane. "And I'd have to feed them. And that sh consented. thoughts over in her mind, and suddenly decided to drive over to Diane's. gHE rang the bell. A light went oa over the tiny porch. Diane mal failure. Marvel insisted on talking about her interior decorator and her new clothes and the housewarming that the other women were uneasily aware was premature. Magda Hamilton and Diane talked of their children. Marvel said, "I don't see how you keep 'it up! Aiwsys talking about .babies! It seems to me that if they didn't have any teeth, it would be more remarkable than merely cutting them." She tried to make the remark sound light and humorous, but it fell flat. No one laughed. At four o'clock she ' cried, "Mercy, I've got to run! I have a te'a date downtown, You'll excuse me?" They were delighted to see her go, Judy knew. And not once during the afternoon had the conversation turned to the subject Judy had hoped it would. That was odd, because usually politics of a naval description hogged much of the time. Who might be passed over. Was it true that this wife or that had pulled a boner at a reception. That sort of thing. Jane Bostwick looked out of the window at where Marvel was maneuvering her long, shining car out of the tangle of small, elderly Fords. Jane said, "I suppose I'm jealous." * * « ^^ND then the post-mortem began. Lieutenant Sharp's wife, a girl who had been a schoolteacher in the east, and who had" been shy and unsure of herself at first, said, "I feel sorry for her. But she's got it different from most brides. She thinks she's "better than the Navy. I thought I wasn't good enough." "I know one thing," said Magda Hamilton. "I could hardly keep myself from telling her not to order top much food for that housewarming. Nobody will come." "Why not?" asked Judy quietly. "She didn't call on the commandant's wife, she didn't even return Mrs. Lane's tea. And that's his skipper, remember! That awful toady, Gertie Hatchett, won't come because she takes a slight to her superiors as a slight to herself. I can't. Tommy won't go. He says this girl is a vixen. The exec's wife told me in a roundabout way that she won't come. Who will be there?" "I will," said Judy. There was a shocked silence. Then Diane said sensibly, "No you won't, Judy. Not if—" "I will," said Judy again. "She may not know much about the amenities, but she's Dwight Campbell's wife, and he's a friend of mine. He's a friend of all of you. Mrs. Lane is very fond of him. I'm sure she'll come, returned tea or none. Mother certainly has nothing against her, and if Daddy ;oes, everybody else will, too!" That was true enough. The silence deepened. Judy plunged rashly. "Admiral Alcott will be there," she said. "I'll see to itl" CAST OF- "CHARACTERS JUDY A L C O T T —ndmlrnl'M flntiKhter. She fnceil n <-holce between two navy mUom. DWrcll'T CAMITIE^t—amlii- tlonn Ilentennnt. He filei-d n 'choice betwc-en Kin wife 'and duty. JACK 1IANLI5V—flyine «nllor. ^.VV5SSU" '''"* °* n e"'«'ent love. JHARVKI, HASTINGS—:linvy vvlfe. She faced tile tent of lielri B • good Nuilor. Yesterday! Mnrvel'n unpopularity IiiercaneiT, but for nwighl'N "«ke Judy vown to attend her houKevrnrming;, <• nee that her father, the Admiral, n'ttendH al*o. CHAPTER XVI was not easy to tell her mother that she had openly championed Marvel, openly asserted that Admiral Alcott would appear at the housewarming. But she stumbled through it, and her mother said pityingly, "~ see, Judy. That's what Dwight asked when he came the other night?" She ruffled the girl's silky hair. "I know you want to do your best for him. Very well, then. I—I'll speak to your father."So the thing was settled, and the night of the housewarming a long line of cars crawled to a stop in front of Mar^gl's house. Judy wondered if Marvel even knew how close her party had come to failure. But when she and Jack ley were inside, greeting '^HE house Ihnt Marvel's decorator had evolved was a thing of black floors, angled' sofas, extremely low chairs, and whole walls of mirror glass. There were white gazelles on glass-topped tables; white rugs in little splotches on the dark floor; gleaming chromium. "It looks like a machine shop," said Jack. "Hush!" It was really imposing, if you cared for modernity. But Judy didn't. She had always liked old mahogany and Virginia sofas. , Kay Rosetor, on being presented to Admiral Alcott, informed him that her last picture had been a Navy picture. "We had the most distinguished Englishman playing the role of Admiral." "I don't doubt," said Judy's father solemnly, "but that he looked the part much more than I do." Kay Roseter's stiff-lashed, hazol eyes opened wide. "I didn't mean that at all! Dear me, Admiral, I am really too much in awe of to view the patio. Judy thought "She might as well have boughl a new homo. She's practically made this one over." Jack Hanley, who had been sticking pretty close to Judy all evening, said in a low voice, "1 feel sick. Let's stay out here and watch the stars." "What's wrong with you?" she asked. "I've had a stifT dose of snobbery," he replied. "Those friends of hers are poisonous." "You simply don't know them. They're not your kind." "That's The rarified air is you to indulge in—" "Don't be, my dear, ly human." I'm mere- their hostess, she realized that Marvel didn't have the faintest inkling Such a thing had never occurred to her. She was really magnificent in her self-assurance. And there were other people present. Outside friends. A tall, thin girl with scarlet fingernails and a queer, short hairdo. "Kay Roseter, the cinema star," said Marvel. "You'll love her. She's so unique. "This is Cary Tennant," Marvel said, a moment later, and Judy looked up into the narrow, sardonic eyes of the man she had seen twice before. In the Paradise, and at the wedding. "How do you do?" Judy murmured. "Charmed," said Mr. Tennant, and hie thin face smiled. But his eyes didn't smile.. "All the naval regalia makes me feel just a bit effete," he said to Jack. "Yc •. Navy boys are such virile blokes/' Jack said', "Hornyhanded, hairy- chested," and grinned. But Judy sensed that he didn't like Cary fennanjt any bettgc #*an ihe did. "But Marvel says the whole sot- up is too, too overpowering. She had me actually believing I'd have to curtsey." Dwight hastily put in a respectful word or two, and Kay Rosetei drifted off. Captain and Mrs. Han- Lahe, who were politely trying not to stare at the hooting, shouting group across the room, came up. Judy said, "I don't believe I've met all the people. Dwight said, "That's O&ry Tennant's group, making the noi.sc. They're nice when you know them. Shall I take you over there?' * * * TUDY found that the center of v the merrymaking */as a young debutante called "Slim" Jarrett. She was ugly in an animated way, and Judy guessed that her personality was famous among her friends. She was that sort. "Slim" pounced on Judy. "You're the typical Navy girl Dwight was telling us about. You'd be at home in a trunk, or in Guam, or in the jungle, isn't that right?" "You've got me mixed with the Englishman who dresses for dinner," said Judy. Dwight grinned. Judy met killing me. And say, I don't think the skipper liked the sound of a remark Cary Tennant passed." Judy said crisply, "It's silly to attach too much importance to those things. They're Marvel's friends." "So what?" * * * J-JE had not yet mentioned the fact that Judy was responsible for her father and mother's presence. But sho knew he understood the stale oC affair^, and. while she seated herself in a white metal chair, she waited for him to speal*-. But he didn't. He said, "You're a gallant kid, Judy. Did I ever tell you I like you?" "You told me." "So what again, eh?" She didn't answer,. The rest had gone back into the house, now. There was only the sound of their voices, muffled a little, and the warmth of the night, and a smell of flowers from the garden that reminded her curiously of the wedding in the church. Tlien they heard footsteps coming out toward them. A woman's voice said, "But they're impossible! - They're positively provincial. If that's the Navy, I'll take New York's East Side." Judy stiffened. Jack was sit- Texarkana Meets Blevins Gridders Final Contest of Season Will Be Played at Blevins TEXARKANA.-The Catholic Hifih Eagles will play their final game of the 1938 football season Thursday morning at 10 o'clock where they meet the Blevins High School eleven. Coaches Chink McGonagel ;:nd Alex Vertrano have had the team hard at work the last two days polishing up on offense and defense powers. The team us in good shape for th'.i final contest with one exception. Edward Lyons, right end, who will be out of Friday's game with an infected arm, which was injured in last weeks game-against Nashville reserves eleven. His loss will be felt considerably as he has blocked, six of the Eagles opponent's punts this season and has played a fine offensive game all season. Coaches McGonagel and Vertrano are grooming Joe Burnett and Jack Graves for this position but which sive backs trying to function behind a forward wall outplayed by the distance from Hanover to the Canadian ^line. It's up to the Pennsylvania to prove that Carl Snavely's line isn't the best in the east, and 1 doubt that the Quakers can do this. Against Columbia in Providence, Brown will not be outmannered for a change. The Bruins have John Mc- Laughry and too good a defense for Sid Luckman and the slick Lion. Alabama closes well and should shade Vtmdorbilt in Birmingham. Tennessee should take another step toward an unbeaten and untied campaign against Kentucky iiiKnoxville. Texas gels the final belt of a disastrous fall in its final match with Texas A. and M. at Austin Nebraska should do a bit of salvaging against Kansas State in Lincoln. Missouri, on the rebound, should bounce through Kansas at Columbia. And we'll soon be moving into winter quarters. one will get the call to slart will not be known until the starting lineup for the team is announced. Both are good on offense but weak on defense. The Calholic high team has won seven games and lost two this season and is gunning for the final victory Friday. CURES ITCH JOHN S. GIBSON DRUG CO. Appliance Sale SI OFF Waffle Irons Percolators Hand Irons Radios Washing Machines [See Our Bleached Butt| Walnut Rep. Bedroom Suites. Hope Hardware COMPANY ting very still. A man replied. Judy was certain. Cary Tennant, "Marvel's just Diane's eyes. Diane and Bill and Magda Hamilton and her husband were standing near a bookcase. They had been reading the titles of the books. A Chinese servant carrying a tray of cocktail glasses circulated among tfet guests. Marvel said, "If anybody wants to dance, I've h^d the/back porch changed into a sort of patio." People trooped through the din- inf room, out the French doors having a little fling," he said. "It won't last long. The man was landsome and she wanted some fun. She'll get over it. She's not the girl to stick in the mud." "I—I think we'd better get up and make a noise," Judy said quickly. "I don't want to hear any more of that!' 1 Jack looked, at her. "You didn't need to hear it to know, did you? These people are all false. Thrill chasers. Moneyed bums. Who was it said—life in E flat?" Then Gary's suave voice was closer. "Hello, there. I thought we had Marvel's little rustic two» by-four to ourselves." "Apparently," said Jack. "Come, Lion Football Broadcast 1:55 P. M. Thur. November 24 u. of A. vs TULSA UNIVERSITY AT RADIO STATIONS KARK—Little Rock—890 Kilocycles KBTM—Jonesboro—1200 Kilocycles KFPW—Fort Smith 1210 Kilocycles KELD—El Dorado—1370 Kijocycles Sponsored By Ei Dorado, Ark. Judy." .(To Be Continued)

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