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SjpoiritlllglhiTt Football's Mysteries Players Uncertain Unguessable Guess Stagg's Surprise Pros Start Well 1 By Grantland Rice ONE of the main mysteries of football this fall concerns November's stretch and just how the various bowls will work out their problems. It all comes to this football belongs to Navy training colleges this fall and no one knows just how many stars will be on their way to other points in the next two or three weeks. The first fall examinations are Just about over and this may mean a heavy scattering of talent down the stretch. There will be some good teams left, especially Army and Navy, Notre Dame and Pennsylvania. And these latter two may be weakened before too long. Just what will happen to Duke, North Carolina, Southern California, Washington, College of the Pacific, Texas and Southwestern, all among the stronger squads, remains another unguessable guess. Just at this point the Navy itself isn't sure. These departures from one campus or another can make an important difference for many teams. Here are the leading available bowl entries so far West Coast Southern California, College of the Pacific and Washington. Southwest Southwestern, Texas and Texas A. & M. South Duke and North Carolina. Midwest None who will indulge in bowl parties. East Pennsylvania a doubtful possibility, Army and Navy won't go. There are four major bowl games, requiring eight teams to fill up the various menus from Los Angeles to Miami, via Dal las and New Orleans. There have been dizzy scrambles before to get the choice cuts. This next one will be even dizzier than usual. Should teams be judged on what they were in September and October or what they might be in November? The new pro football season of 1943 has picked up, after a remembered fashion, just about where it left oft a year ago. It is still a matter of the Western clubs heading off Chicago's Bears in the West with the Eastern delegation checking Washington's Redskins. These are still the two clubs to surround and cut down if there is to be any change in the next rhamninnshin came meaning East against West. Pete Cawthon of the Dodgers, a high grade coach, never had a chance from the first kick-off. All he had left was Bruiser Kin-nard and one or two others. The Bears and Redskins were the class from the start, with Green Bay, Detroit's Lions and the Steelers-Eagles all crowding in. Steve Owen of the Giants concedes nothing at this spot. . But unless the draft cuts in heavily. Bears and Redskins will remain the favored entries in a good pro year. With another nod to the good work Gus Dorais has turned in for Detroit's Lions. There will be bigger days later on. Four of the country's leading teams will soon get into what we misht call a double successive jolt. After this week, here are the head-on or headlong crashes that will give us most of the story. The dates are Oct. 30 Nov. 6. . Pennsylvania . to meet , Army snd Navy. Notre Dame to meet Navy and Army. Army to meet Pennsylvania and Notre Dame. Navy to meet Notre Dame and Pennsylvania. Just about gray dusk on Nov. 6 you will have a pretty fair idea ol where these four leading and unbeaten teams belong. All four of these unbeaten teams will be called upon to face two tough and testing games from one Saturday to another, where the lone survivor, if any, can be placed on top of the 1943 pile. It is quite possible that no one team can cut its way to an unbeaten record when this storm is on. Certainly Notre Dame has the better chance. For Notre Dame, of the lour mentioned, today has the better all around squad, greater all around speed, more smoothness, a larger collection of the qualities that lead to football great- But in beating Navy and Army in a seven-day period will be a worthy assignment for what looks to be one of the best Notre Dame teams since Dorais began throwing his passes to Rockne against Army 30 years ago. Detroit Hockey Team Wins Practice Game, 9-2 DETROIT, Oct. 19 (U. P.). The Detroit Red Wings, first major league hockey team to open the season, tonight defeated the Cleveland Barons, of the American League. 9 to 2, before 3650 persons in a pre-season practice match at Olympia Stadium. Real Excuse For Black Eye LIBERTY, Mo., Oct. 19 (A. P.). The Kev. Carl Burkhardl appeared in his pulpit Sunday with a lustrous black eye, but the church member needed no explanation. Burkhardt, a student at William Jewell College, had played Saturday at center on the William 1 Jewell football team, which defeated Kansas State, 19-6. Gordon Quits Baseball Yankees' Star Tired' of Game; To Join Oregon EUGENE, Ore., Oct. 19 (U. P.). Joe Gordon, 28-year-old New York Yankee second baseman, who ranks with the greatest fielders of all time, said today he was quitting baseball for good because he was tired of the game and the conditions that go with it. Gordon's 'statement contained no implication that he might return to the team when the war is over. MISSES OREGON CLIMATE "I'm just tired of baseball, that's all," he said. "And I'm tired of living conditions that go with baseball in the East. I don't like to be separated from my family and I miss the Oregon climate in the summer time." Gordon recently expressed keen disappointment to close friends here that his age and family circumstances prevented him from joining the Naval Air Corps. He is an experienced flier. The Yankee front office in New York expressed amazement at Gordon's abrupt declaration. McCarthy surprised At Buffalo, N. Y., Manager Joe McCarthy of the Yankees said he was "surprised and sorry" to hear of Gordon's decision. , "Joe is a truly great second base man and we certainly will miss him," he said. "He's been a mighty fine ball player with us for the past six years and I would hate to see him step out just when he is in his prime." Gordon was believed to have been influenced by a belief that the ma jors might not operate next sea son. THREATENED IT BEFORE He has threatened such action several times past, but friends placed more credence in his state ment today because of his repeated preference for living on the West Coast and the disclosing that he would join the University of Ore gon physical education department Gordon was born in Los Angeies He attended the University of Ore- eon and broke into organized base ball with Oakland of the Pacific Coast League in 1936. The next year he went to the Yankees' double-A farm club of Newark in the International League and in 1938 joined the world champions. IN '42 NIGHTMARE SERIES He was named the American League's most valuable player in 1942, hitting .322 and batting in 103 runs. Then in the 1942 World Rprips aeainst the victorious oarcu nals he became the goat of the classic due to several important misplays. nnt onrdon came back this season and was one of the stars of the New York team as the Yankees gained rpvpnee. He set several fielding marks, one of which was the handling of 43 chances without an error. Mis two-run homer was the big blow of the opening game, which the Yankees won, 4-2. Known to his teammates as "Flash," Gordon in six years with the Yanks connected for 142 home runs ana naa a me-time major league batting mark of .248 YANK OFFICE STARTLED He and his wife and two children returned to Eugene after the series. They will live there during the winter while he works in a war Job, The Yankee front office was startled by his announcement and one official remarked that "this is the first we've heard about it." "He certainly won't make as much money out on the coast as he would have made with us," the official commented. "And he never intimated during the World Series that he was planning to - leave the Yankees." President Ed Barrow of the Yankees was in New Rochelle Hospital with a heart ailment and unavailable for comment. 3-Year Contract Pleases Musial DONORA. Pa.. Oct. 19 U. P.). Stan Musial. the major league batting champion, said today he was "pleased and thoroughly satisfied" with the new three-year contract he has signed with St. Louis Cardinals. While declining to reveal the exact amount of the contract, the 22-year-old outfielder said it called for an annual salary of five figures, with graduated increases in 1945 and 1946. Musial, who led both leagues with a .357 batting average last season, was honored by Donora Zinc Works employes at a dinner last night. He plans to work at the plant as an assistant engineer this winter. Ask Use of War Prisoners To Ease Pinboy By BOB HERDIEN CHICAGO, Oct. 19 (A. P.). The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America, a spokesman disclosed to day, is seeking the use of prisoners of war to alleviate the shortage of pin-boys in bowling alleys. The plan was announced by Charles V. Falkenberg, the association's attorney, who said that it had been submitted to government authorities. No decision has been given, he said. In Chicago, one of the nation's front-ranking bowling centers, the pinboy shortage threatens to curtail bowling for thousands of the estimated 700,000 keglers in the city and suburban areas, said Falkenberg. Similar situations exist in other major bowling centers, he said. Louie Petersen, chairman of the association and founder of the Petersen Bowling Classic tournament, said that of a peacetime force of 4000 pin-boys in Chicago, there now are 1500 working in the association's 125 establishments. Describing bowling as a '$35,000,-000 business," Petersen said he believed "the idea would work." He added that manufacturing concerns in Michigan were "using 80 percent war prisoner help." "If we can't do something about it, bowling will have to start all over a .gain after the war and we've come J " J t-sti I J J X - Ht- i 4- - i o&vv? i - :-: $PfM : . SIMON GRATZ HIGH Betty Moran (left), 1503 Gratz Girls Start Bowling Season Fifty girl pupils of Simon Gratz High School began their second season of bowling at Glenwood Academy yesterday. Coach Eleanor Vog directed the preliminary ef forts of the youthful devotees, many of whom were engaging in the game for the first time. Bowling is part of the girls ath letic activities, and marked im provement resulted as Miss Vogt and Sam Eretzian. of the academy, explained and demonstrated the fundamentals of the game. NAME CAPTAINS Ten alleys were used, and cap tains were chosen to direct the play of the rival groups as the season progresses. In the near future it is planned to form selected quintets, and it is hoped to engage in special matches, with teams of other schools, in an effort to develop the sport and ascertain the best exponents of the game among high school girls of the Philadelphia area. Play will con tinue each Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Notre Dame to Play At Great Lakes Nov. 27 GREAT LAKES, 111., Oct. 19 (A. P.). The Notre Dams-Great Lakes football game, originally scheduled for Comiskey Park, Chicago, Nov. 25, today was shifted to Great Lakes and will be played Nov. 27 in Ross Field. The field has a capacity for 22.000 bluejacket. There will be no ticket sale and the general public will not be admitted. Shortage a long way in the last five years," Petersen said. He explained that "a good pinboy can make $50 a week at the present union scale of 8 cents a line, but they don't care; if they decide to go home, who's to stop them? The war prisoners would be paid, too, but they would not be able to go home when they pleased." He said that girls had been used as pin-setters in many alleys but "they can't take it. They'll just set two or three lines, then quit and go home." i WOULD USE INTERNED JAPS Joseph Travis, president of the Philadelphia Associain of Bowling Academies, said yesterday local officials also have plans under way to ease the pinboy shortage. The local group's scheme would use interned American Japs as pinboys. Under this plan they would be brought from the West Coast with the Government's permission. Representatives of the Association are in Washington seeking this sanction. At present most alleys use high school students; but this also creates a problem. Labor laws prevent the students from working full schedules. Late leagues often keep pinboys beyond midnight, and this would violate the State labor rules. PHILADELPHIA. WEDNESDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 20. 1943 defgh 35 GIRLS TRY OUT FOR W. Lehigh ave. averages 110. Notre Dame lis Mo, I; Army, 2 ; IPenn , 5 NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (A. P.) .Following the same mathematical formula that ranks Notre Dame as the Nation's No. 1 football team for the third consecutive week, Saturday's clash between Southern California and the College of the Pacific, before an expected throng of 60,000, must be listed as .the outstanding grid game this week-end. It is the only scheduled mectlnK between two teams that are ranked in the first 10 in the season's third weekly poll conducted by the Associated Press., TAKE OVER SIXTH PLACE College of the Pacific, coached by Amos Alonzo Stagg, manned by Navy and Marine Trainees and paced by Johnny (Presto) Podesto, former St. Mary's star, moved up to sixth place this week after whipping the highly regarded Del Monte Pre-Flight School team. Southern California is listed seventh. While 98 of the 114 experts cast their first-place votes for Notre Dame, which wasn't lower than third on any ballot and polled a total of 1075 points, the College of the Pacific drew four first-place votes and 438 poinvs and Southern California drew two firsts and 326 points. Here's how the leading teams were ranked on the basis of ten points for a first-place vote, nine for second, etc. first place votes in parentheses.) 1 Notre Dame (98) 1075 2 Army (5) 926 3 Navy 643 4 Purdue (1) 613 5 Pennsylvania (4) 568 6 College of Pacific (4) 438 7 Southern California (2) 326 8 iJowa Pre-Fllght 308 9 Duke . 2914 10 Michigan 269 SECOND 'lO MEMBERS The "cccond ten" is composed of Minnesota, 182 Vi: Southwestern of Texas, 7i; Texas A. and M., 58; March Field, Calif., 45; Del Monte Pre-Flight. 43; Texas. 41; Northwestern. 34; Colorado College, 16; Memphis Naval Technicians, 12: and Camp Grant, 111., 8. That seems to indicate that the Michigan-Minnesota tussle will run the Pacific - Southern California game a close second for the week's honors while Notre Dame and Navy may find some stiff opposition among the "also rans." Notre Dame's opponent Saturday will be the improving Illinois team, which was mentioned for the first time this season and polled five points. Navy faces Georgia Tech. which earned six points. 13 NAMED WINNERS NEW YORK. Oct. 19 (A. P.). Only 13 of 114 football experts were able to name the 10 winners in the Associated Press third weekly poll to determine the country's outstand ing elevens. None had them in the correct order. Eight of the erudite 13. however. tied for the best record by placing four teams in the exact spot which they won in the tabulation. The eight experts are: Gene Kessler, of Chicago Times; B?rt McGrane. cf the Des Moines Register; P. C. Til-lery, of the Petersburg, Va., Progress-Index; Ralph Warner, of tne Bradenton. Fla., Herald; Bill Barrett, of the Beckley. W. Va., Raleigh- Register; Arnold Finnefrock, of the Jacksonville, Fla., Times-Union; Hy Test, of the St. Petersburg, Fla.; Times, and Otts Hulleberg, of the Philadelphia Record. BOWLING TEAM AT GLENWOOD ALLEYS Louise Lutz, 2516 N. Chadwick st., is another aspirant. Eagles Girding For Giants'Game "You can't win ball games in this league by playing high school football." This dressing room comment by Coach "Greasy" Neale to his dispirited charges after their defeat by the Chicago Bears last Sunday has had its effect, and it will be a serious team which will face the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds Sunday afternoon. The boys are grimly determined to restore themselves to favor in their coaches' eyes by triumphing over the New Yorkers to register their third victory in four league starts. ZIMMERMAN SPEAKS Quarterback Roy Zimmerman, who passed for 169 yards against the Bears, sounded the keynote for future Eagles' performances as the squad ran out for practice here last night. "All right, boys, we lost a ball game Sunday but we've won two. We made mistakes against the Bears plenty of them. Let's get out there now, and find out why we made them, and what we can do about it." Despite their one-sided defeat by the Bears, the Eagles are still a da$-nite scoring threat. Four of their backs are listed among the first sixteen ball carriers in the league Johnny Butler, Ernie Steele, Jack Hinkle and Charlie Gauer. -Their combined efforts have netted them 436 yards in 82 attempts for a combined average of 5.3 yards per carry. Butler moved into third ' place among the ball carriers over the week-end, 30 yards behind the league-leading Canadeo of Green Bay, and only four yards out of second place behind Harry Clark, of the Bears. Butler has carried 26 times for 179 yards. Abmgton Co-Eds Beat Springfield Two goals in the second half gave the Abington High School girls hockey team a 3-1 victory over Springfield High yesterday at Abington. Jean Lutz scored two of the goals for Abington and Selma Eb-erle accounted for the other. Mary Cunningham tallied for Springfield. Abington. Ton. Springnld. Ravncab R.W. Davis Kbrle R I. BorelaiKl l.utz C. Cunningham Hafner I.. I. Swearer Zarkey I..W. Larson Zitzer R.H. Burton Martin CM. Llghtcap Leidy 1..H. ' Park Halbenger R.F. Anderson Parker 1.F. Jacobson Lovell G. Sargent Abington 1 2 3 Temple Backs Set for Bucknell Ray Morrison, coach of the Temple University lootball eleven which plays Bucknell Friday night at the Temple Stadium in the final night game of the year for the Templars, has hLs backflcld alignment set for the tilt. Following yesterday's two-hour workout, the Templar mentor said that Jack Burns, who has not seen action since the opening game with Virginia Military Institute, will be ready to perform, although probably not as a starter. Jimmy Wilson, who has handled the fullback assignment in the last two games, with Charley Goetz as his alternate, is expected to be in the first-team lineup at his usual post, but Burns is sure to see some playing time. Coach Morrison made a switch last week that has become perm anent. It involves Len Shetline, the tall freshman from Edwardsville, Pa., who is now a blocking back. Len began the year as a center and was a standout in the Swarthmore game. With Bob Langc, who played regularly at the blocking back post in the first three games, then was sidelined with a shoulder injury before last week's Urslnus game, probably out for the season, Morrison sought to strengthen the post and finally decided on Shetline. Bill Lipski, starting blocker in the Ursinus game, probably will be named to the post again this time, but Shetline will relieve him. Don't Look Now, But- A Madden r N expressing gratification over the fact that John Webster re cently compared him with the great hitters of all time. Clifton Heights' red-headed Bobby Barrett goes on to say: "I still think that this fellow Johnny Walker (whom Jake LaMotta knocked out in the second round at Convention Hall last week) is and will be a great fighter, as he can do what the biggest percentage can't do-and that is he can hit." . . On this score, too. South Philadelphia friends of Johnny Marcelline, now retired from the ring and working at the Publicker-Continental plant, insist that he was a far better fighter than many another downtowner more highly regarded as a fistlcuffer. National A'. A. U. 112-pound champ in amateur days, Marcelline as a pro fought memorable series with Tommy Forte, and Bobby Green. Among others he met were Ellis Phillips, Pedro Hernandez, Sal Bartolo and Phil Terranova, current featherweight king whom he held to an eight-round draw. SERVICE MEN Bobby Barrett's son, one-time P. I. A. A. golf champion, has Just been promoted to captain in the Army. . . Phil Riz-zutto, of Yanks' fame, and Benny McCoy, A's, are both stationed at Pyner's Hill. N. C. Otto O'Keefe informs . . . Charley Smerin, South Jersey sports reporter and member of the Woodrow Wilson High Byrd Leaves Merion For Detroit Pro Job .Succeeds Demaret at Plum Hollow; McSpaden Volunteers for Army By ART MORROW Two of America's leading professionals Harold (Jug) McSpaden, 1943's unofficial U. S. champion, and Samuel Dewey Byrd, who retired from big league baseball eight years ago for life on the links were in the vortex of unexpected developments along Philadelphia's golfing front last night. Friends revealed that McSpaden, for two years pro at the Philadelphia Country Club, has requested his Winchester (Mass.) draft board to re-consider his 3-A status and give him an early call. Married and father of two small children, McSpaden reports for his Army physical examination Nov. 2 in Massachusetts. SUCCEEDS DEMARET From Detroit, meanwhile, came an announcement by the Plum Hollow Golf Club that Byrd has been named to succeed Jimmy Demaret as club pro. Byrd said that he has already submitted his resignation to the board of directors at the Merion Golf Club, where he completes his fourth year of service on Nov. 1. The former Kew York Yankee outfielder will go to Detroit about that date to sign at Plum Hollow. "I hate to leave Ardmore," Byrd said. "All my associations in this district have been pleasant ones. My wife has been active in golf here and has formed many lasting friendships. But I reel that t'.ie offer I have received from Plum Hollow is too good to turn a own." was Runrs understudy It wa in the Philadelphia dis trice mat uyra. lor several years Babe Ruth's understudy with the Yankees, got his start as a golf pro fessional. In 1937 he quit baseball to accept a post as Ed Dudley's as sistant at the Country Club, where he remained three years. He went to Merlon in 1940, remaining with the Rolf club when It broke oil from the Cricket Club two years ago. The Byrds for years have been familiar figures in Philadelphia golf. Sammy has won the Greensboro. Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Open tournaments several times, while Rae his wife has carried White-marsh's colors to victory in several prominent women's events. The two paired off to annex the Philadelphia lady-pro championship at Bala this summer. They have a daughter. Donna, 4. RYDER MATCHES THERE At Merion Byrd was classed as a playing pro under the veteran George Sayers, head pro. At De troit's Plum Hollow, where the Ryder Cup matches were held, he will serve at a club whose long, rolling course is not only regarded as one of the est in the country but is also con veniently situated for city golfers Activities there are more or less confined to golf, with very few social functions. Demaret, who recently resigned at Plum Hollow to accept a call from Houston, Tex., will be given a going away party by club mem bers. Byrd plans to attend. But whether Demaret will ever serve at Houston Is problematical: he re vealed yesterday that he has been re-classified in the draft to 1-A. "No," said McSpaden, discussing reports that he had volunteered to his Massachusetts draft board, "I have not been re-classified 1-A. But it is true I have asked to be called. I figure that if they want me, it's time I went." RISKS HIS CHANCES Jug thus risks chances of taking part in a much-discussed but still unannounced winter golf tour. Winner of last winter's Miami Open, he added the Tarn o' Shnnter All-Amerlcan Open title to his long hst of championships this summer he has also held the Canadian Open and Greensboro titles and in a special 36-hole match with Byrd at Chicago Oct. 9-10, he won by 141 to 149 to gain recognition as U. S. champion. A product of Kansas City (Mo.) caddie ranks, McSpaden came to the Philadelphia Country Club in late 1941 after five years at Winchester. Prominent in big time golf circles for nearly 15 years, he has two sons who idolize him Jay, 5; Edward, 2. The esteem in which he is held here is indicated by the fact that friends at the Philadelphia Country Club have started raising a purse for him as a going-away present. whether he goes into the Army or off to the winter golf wars which this year will take the form of war relief benefits. TO TOUR ARMY CAMPS Byrd will definitely be active in this field. "We probably won't move to Detroit until about April 1," the former Yankee outfielder disclosed last night, "but starting about Nov. 1, I plan to make a swing around some of the Army camps to give a series of exhibitions." 4 WaMaonD School faculty, reports to Fort Dix today as a recruit in the Army Air Forces. . . Lieutenant Roy Mathias. former Bucknell soccer player, returned to Lewisburg last week after a two-year duty with the Pacific fleet, Bob Streeter reports. Mathias is a nephew of the Philadelphia surgeon, Lieutenant Commander Edward Pangburn, who swam through Mediterranean waters, instrument case between teeth, in order to perform an emergency operation on a wounded soldier. GRID GRIST Three of last year's prize Penn footballers Fullback Bert Stiff, Center Walt Wiesmiller and Halfback Jackie Welsh receive their commissions today from the Navy's Columbia University Midshipmen's School. . . And speaking of Columbia, Larry Robinson tells how West Point's burly linemen re-acted to Lou Little's defense against their T formation. Little had Columbia's linemen stand about a foot and a half away from scrimmage, forcing the Cadets to take an extra stfp. The Cadets finally looked over at the Lions, beckoned invitingly and called: "Come closer, little boys we won't hurt you." . . . But they did. 52-0. . . Frank Mc-Kernan, Pcnn's place-kicking spe-, cialist, majoring in transportation "in The Wharton School with the idea of some day becoming traffic manager for an air line. ART MORROW. Penn at Strength-For Columbia Sotack, c Left End, Only Injured Man; Makar Has Returned Pennsylvania, with the exception of one player. Mike Sotack, a left end, will be at full strength for the Columbia game in New York on Saturday, George Munger said yesterday after practice. The speedy end, who injured his knee in an early scrimmage and played well until hurt again in th Dartmouth game, has not entirely recovered and as a result has been kept on the sidelines for 10 days. In all probability he will not make the trip to Gotham. LEFT ENDS PLENTIFUL The Red and Blue is well fortified with left ends, the position Sotack occupies. Jack Rosenthal, who was moved to the first team for the Lakehurst game; Frank Quillen. the veteran, who is rapidly regaining his 1942 form, and Ben Cellan, a newcomer who has displayed improvement from day to day, form the left end corps. The return of John Makar to regular duty, and the fact that Dick Ambrogi, former Upper Darby star, is rounding into varsity form, will give Munger the strength in reserves that he has needed in the backfield. SUBS FOR JOE KANE Ambrogi Is the only substitute for the redoubtable Joe Kane. The injury to Joe McGlone in the Yale game left Munger in a bad way for wingback replacements but now that Ambrogi has responded to coaching and is considered a first string substitute, most of Munger's worries have been erased. McGlone. former North Catholic star, will be lost until probably the North Carolina and Cornell games. Grover Cleveland Jones, the V-5 who joined the team two weeks ago, received a bad bump in the Lakehurst game but not serious enough to keep him out of action. He is listed among the wing backs. 4 PLAYERS FOR TAILBACK With Dud Brundage and Johnny Makar available to relieve Joe Michaels, who had to play more minutes in the first three games than the coaches wanted or expected him to play, the tailback situation is greatly improved. With Odell also available for the tailback position, Munger now has four players for the position. Jack Sanf t, who had been listed as a fullback, has been shifted to right tackle. It was Sanft. a civilian student from West Phila. High, who made one of the most unusual plays in football last Saturday in the Lakehurst game. He not onlv blocked a punt, but prevented the ball from grounding by grasping it into his arms. The impact of the kick forced him back several yards alter getting the ball. There was no letup in practice yesterday. The regulars as well as the substitutes engaged in a bodilv contact drill in which the third and fourth teams used Columbia's pet offensive formations, includinz the pass plays that Lou Little has had such great success with in the past. COLUMBIA DRILLS NEW YORK. Oct. 19 A. P.). With former stars, Al Ciampa at center and backfield coach George Mcuaoe at halfback. Columbia's scrubs ran Penn plays today against me iaon varsity in dummy drill. The linemen also worked on a new shift. Trenchard Rites Listed Tomorrow NEW YORK. Oct. 19 (A. P.). Funeral services will be held tn- morrow in Long Island City for Thomas G. Trenchard. 69. All-Amerlcan football player of 1893 and later coach at the University cf Western Pennsylvania, now the University of Pittsburgh. Trenchard, captain of Princeton's undefeated, untied team of "93. later played on a professional team representing Latrobe Pa.. He also coached at North Carolina and West Virginia. He died Saturday after he was stricken with a heart attack on a bus. Robinson Kayos Vi nes m Fourth NEW YORK. Oct. 19 (A. P.). Ernest "Cat" Robinson. 150. New York, provided a major upset tonight by knocking out Vinnie Vines, 151 Vx, Schenectady, N. Y.. in 1.46 of the fourth round of a scheduled eight-round windup at the Broadway Arena. A flurry of punches to the jaw put Vines down for the full count. DERUZZA VICTOR WHITE PLAINS, N. Y.. Oct. 10 (A. P.). Pete Deruzza, 153, Mama-roneck, N. Y., punched out an eight-round decision over Indian Gomez, 160, Cuba, before a crowd of 4C0O tonight. Gomez was inducted into the U. S. Navy three hours before ring-time. BANKS TRIUMPHS HARTFORD. Conn., Oct. 19 A. P.). Billy Banks. 129. Washington, a 4 to 1 short-ender, won Referee Dan Buckley's decision over Pedro Hernandez, 126, high - ranking featherweight from New York, in an eight-rounder tonight.

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