Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 7, 1929 · Page 35
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 35

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, November 7, 1929
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[ . .. 'THE AI/TP&NA NOVEMBER ?, 1929 , E J ' Ml'-V L: To Muse and Ainuse By sroHxs EDITOR Notes from Huntingdon This Is to be known as Huntingdon ijay in this column. And there'll have to be. a few more such days. too. No matter what else can be said for or against Huntingdon, the town surely doesn't lack ' supporters, or gridiron fans .giving real support to what they term a dhamplonshlp t;eam. tetters galore have been received, and are still coming in, all the writers having* one big aim—that being to meet Altoona and wallop 'em. . Some sign thelr'-name. Some don't. Some say some mean things. Others are real praising In their statements. A few appreciate the fact that Altoona has a good team. Others refuse to admit It. Just the same Huntingdon boosters will "write" this column today. Willing for a Game * "I think there is but one way to solve an undecided problem and that Is to work it out," writes a fan who signs his name "Yours for an Altoona-Huntingdon game.!' ' "I'm sure you folks (meaning Altoona High) would have little"dlfficulty in obtaining consent from Huntingdon in,regards to a'game of football between the two teams. "But we are aware of'the fact that the Altoona'team is afraid of such a conflict as th'ey dropped Huntingdon •' from their schedule because our boys sent them to defeat so often that they got sick from' ; the effects. ' " "As the Lewistown paper said in ,a recent item,' "AltOona 'has the points and Huntingdon-has the team and the ' class', so you see what those boys think of you. Say, ask tha Bellefonte A boys who has the better team. I am not talking at random when I say Huntingdon can beat Altoona!, by two touchdowns."' : ' (Ed'a note—What Lewistown says doesn't count. They don't know any. thing. Fact is they are sore down there because Altoona beat their cage team. And wasn't that a sweet day, eh?) Blow "Horn" for Meeting Here's another letter from a "Loyal Huntingdon Rooter": "I would be interested in reading your prediction. of a game, between Huntingdon and Altoona this year. ' Keep in mind, however, the Bellefonte games with each' team and also our ' decisive defeat of Harirsburg academy. In your future writeups about Huntingdon why not throw away the hammer and get a horn? I am sure it would go a long ways In helping to remove the bad feeling which now seems to exist between the two schools. "I shallbe constantly watching with interest-your remarks in the 'muse and amuse' column. C-M BOWLERS WIN BY CLOSE GAME MARGINS South Altoona Foundry, General Of- llce and Postoffice carried off honors in the Civic-Mercantile Bowling league last evening the Foundry and mailmen teams winning three straight games. Generals took a pair from A&P Stores, all games being close. Scores: \ South Alt. Foundry— M. Schlecht 143 168 . 171—187 .Burhner 210 169 .. .—379 ' Sommers 203 157 168—528 Rock 139 ... ..'-.—139 Gerhart 172 167 189—528 Herman 167 158—325 Murl _. ; 182—182 Totals Red Men— 872 828 868 2568 Haverly «•'........ 134 189 166—489 Stewart ..141 127 165—433 Musselman .133 133 107—373 Hoffman 114 165 157—436 Smouae ......... 143 142 140—425 Totals ...;.. 665 756 735 2156 General Office- Logan 171 172 238—581 Hartman 133 138 144—415 Grove 146 150 157—453 Lankenau 125 193 164—482 Barrett •.. 160 191 118—469 Totals ; 735 844 821 2400 A&P Stores- Burns i... 168 170 181—519 Banholzer 147 168 179—494 Price '. 110-131 143—384 Clark 149 198 152-499 Satterfield 174 160 158—492 Totals 748 827 813 2388 Postofllce— Miller 169 187 183—539 Bra/lller 135 168 170—473 Rockey 112 —112 Hay 122 ... 149—271 Rutherford 164 144 147—455 Musselman ..'. 187 111—298 Cassady 139 ...—139 Totals 702 825 760 2287 , Gen, Outdoor Adv.— ' Miller 7 123 ... 158—281 Pearson 153 165 183—501 John Seldel 137 143 122—402 Joe Seldel 132 ... 144—276 Terwilllger 140 110 -250 , Maguire ...;... 125 .. .—125 Smith .,.". 131 144—275 Totals 685 674 751 2110 WINS TOTH.IN BOW. . CINCINNATI, Nov. 7.—Freddy Miller, Cincinnati, 127%, defeated Steve Smith, Bridgeport, Conn., 125%, in a ten round bout here last night. The fight was one of the best ever staged in Cincinnati with Miller winning chiefly because of his superior speed. It was Miller's 79th consecutive victory. ' "Are you aware' ; of the fact that we have tried to .schedule a game 'With Altoona every year since 1923 and'this year, as every other year, they-have refused to play us'" •' • • Seekg Some Advice "A Real Huntingdon Fdn" writes as folloVs: i ' ' • ."1 hoticd you say Huntingdon High 'ain't so hot' but if you wouia spend a little less time knocking Huntingdon and would use your time and space boosting for ait . Altoona-Huntingdon game, you would get a chartce to-see If Huntingdon could beat Altooua. We have been trying for Just such a game for years. Would you mind telling us why? "You mentioned in the column the time Altoona won from Huntingdon, and also the tie. Please give the results Of Huntingdon wins also. I think .that will explain why Altoona don't care to play Huntingdon 1 . I "This year Huntingdon won nix In a row. The team wpri the last five last season, so that makes It eleven straight.' Huntingdon always has a good football team." Have Some Moftey,. Too • , And here's Another, from Edgar V. Mosser, who was one sweet ball player for Huntingdon not so many seasons ago. And he goes the limit to see that Altoona meets Huntingdon. Here's the story: • •:' -.. t .' ,, "I read'the razz which you saw fll to hand to Huntingdon High with a great deal of amusement. I wonder if you are sport enough to publish this letter or do you fear to give the public both sides of the story. "First I think you have the only good team In the history of the Altoona High and your coach is certainly to be congratulated and the city of Altoona should be very proud of the record which this team has made this season. We are not jealous of your success as you appear to fee, of ours. . "Why do you not tell the fans that you played us in 1919, ,1920, 1921, 1922 and 1923 and did not score a point, while we scored .ninety-seven point's? Tell them the straight" 1 'dope' and don't side-step.. / . . * "You say that Huntingdon IsnT'so hot', we grant, that but'on the same basis Altoona isn't even 'luke-warm'. If you think we haven't,'got the team to back this statement we are willing to play you on your own field-on any percentage basis which you may suggest or • better still why not a postseason game on the 'winner take- the gate basis'? This offer is made With the approval of J. G. Bverhard the Huntingdon High' coach.. If this don't mqet with your approval I personally can offer you or your fellow townsmen a side bet of one thousand dollars on the outcome. " •. • "Talk to your school authorities and I think you will find them all too ready to explain to you just why .they can't play Huntingdon." Still More Letters The stack of letters is by no means exhausted but space is, so the balance will go over to later. In the meantime let Joy be uncon- flned as Altoona and Huntingdon High teams both proceed to win all 'the games on their schedule. That is the one sure way to "pep up the grid fans—through victories. .Anda team that doesn't lose any games just can't be beaten.. They're champs with or without a title. Tomorrow is another day, and so is the day after. More anoni COMMUNICATION. An Altobna High graduate, R. B. Hays, now • located in Huntingdon sends ; in the following 'self-explanatory item: '• "Being an Altoona High, alumnus, naturally you know I am an ardent supporter of our High school football team and as I have seen most of our games this year, I am convinced that Altoona has the best football team since the inception of that sport at tha school. "However, the inference drawn from the Mirror sport column is that Altoona possesses a much' stronger team.tha.n Huntingdon. Since locating in Huntingdon, I have also witnessed several games played by'the local team and one must see this team to appreciate how, slight th'e difference is. Huntingdon has beaten every] team on Its schedule, Including such strong teams as Harrlsburg Academy and 'St. Francis College reserves. ' > "I feel that if these teams should ever meet, you would see about as even a contest as one could hope for, and would afford Altoona the opportunity to avenge past defeats at the hands of Huntingdon and insure their claim to a. western conference title." CITY LEAGUE MEETS. The City Baseball league organization will hold a special meeting this evening In the office of Attorney W. Frank Vaughn, league president. The meeting is called at 7 o'clock. All managers are asked to attend as the business of the past season will be closed up. Treasurer H. S. Kehr leaving this week after capably'filling the office for several years,' BATTERIES RECHARGED AND REPAIRED Call for our service truck when you have battery or ignition trouble. We repair all makes of batteries, also sell the famous Exida-at exceptionally low prices. VON & GGRKEN DRIVE IN 1007-09 18th St. Phone 6561 Those of you who remember those prewar cigars at 5c will recognize SOBO. Those of you who cannot, will appreciate SOBO. GOOD GRID GAMES IN ALL SECTIONS NfeW *OkK, Nov. 7.—Although lack- Ing a slrigle outstanding contest, of na- .tional interest, Saturday's football program Is one of the best of the present season, with every section of the nation haying its share of important games. Seven Interactional games add color to the day'S competition, but none of these gahies will nave any major bearing on tfae national championship situation. , Tw& Of ihft east's strong teams, Harvard and the Army, will Invade the middlewest' Jfor games which rate as national headliners. Harvard, making ittf first western- trip in history, will meet Michigan at Ann Arbor, while Army .is'scheduled to play Illinois at Urbaha. The Army journeyed to the middlewest • several years ago for its annual game .With the Navy but has never beforeY .appeared on a middle- west .collegiate 'gridiron. . .Altho'ugjvall of the competing teams have been" soundly thrashed In their own section of the country, the two teams will attract capacity crowds. On "dope" the eastern teams should win handily, but Coaches 'Zuppke, at Illinois, and Yost, at Michigan, are noted for their ability to fcrlng teams to their highest pitch, against particular opponents and the western elevens have been pointed for Saturday's games. Yale vs. Maryland and New York university vs. Georgia top the eastern card Saturday with Yale favored to beat Maryland and Georgia rated superior to New York. The balance of the eastern schedule is below the standard of; previous weeks, although West Virginia's battle with the University of Detroit team which has won 19 and tied one of its last twenty games; the Penn State-Pennsylvania and BroWn-Dartmouth contests may provide close competition. Pittsburgh, the east's leading undefeated team, • faces Washington and Jefferson/which held Carnegie Tech to a tie'Score. The Presidents are one of Pitt's traditional rivals and the game may prove one of the day's best. GRIDIRON BRIEFS. .WEST POINT, N. Y., Nov. 7.-Army's varsity football squad prepared today for departure for Urbana, where the Illinois university elevun will be met Saturday. ; The team held a dummy scrimmage against Illinois p_lays in yesterday's workout. PRINCETON, N. J., Nov. 7.— Princeton drilled in secret here today. Coach Roper taught the varsity a forward pass defense and held a -brief scrimmage. Levine played at fullback with Witmer and Zundel ati halves,' and Carey at quarter. NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 17.— Yale's- varsjty scored two touchdowns and made two points after touchdown in yesterday's scrimmage. Miller and Wilson made the touchdowns, and Charley Snead and' McClennan kicked the goals. Alble Booth practiced at quarterback for five minutes. NEW YORK, Nov. 7.—Fordham's undefeated football team emerged from its election day battle with West Virginia without a single bninor injury and Wednesday started practices for Saturday's game with Boston college. Boston has not lost a game in two years and has not lost to Fordham. In ten years. , ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 7.—Georgia university's football squad, consisting of 33 players, entrained lost night for New York where they will play New York university Saturday, A brief practice was held during the afternoon and all the players except quarterback Austin Downes are in good condition. ' ' -, ITHACA, N. Y., Nov. 7.—Expecting a hard game Saturday with Western Reserve of Cleveland, Coach Dobio sent his Cornell regulars through a long scrimmage Wednesday. All tho regulars are in good condition but the coach is experimenting with new men at guard and halfback and has not decided oh a staring lineup. Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. 7.—A leg injury sustained in Wednesday's practice will prevent Vanness Syracuse guard, from playing against Niagara Saturday. Coach Lew Andreas made several changes in the lineup. NEW YORK, Nov. 7.—Columbia's first heavy workout in preparation for its game with Colgate Saturday was held Wednesday when Coach Crowley sent his varsity against a freshman , team In a one hour scrimmage. No scores were made. INORAM DECEPTION , MAY fOOL By SOL ME'l'/GElt When Lou Little's Georgetown eleven journeys to Annapolis day after tomorrow for Its annual clash with {he Navy there won't be any soft Jobs on defense for the Georgetown backs. Take this running pass play as an example. Navy back No. 4 swings back and wide to the right and gets the ball while In motion. As it Is snapped to him, end No. 5 breaks down field .and turns In while wing back No. 2 streaks straight down field. These two men have to be covered. Looks like they'll take all the available Georgetown backs with them and away from the defensive area to the right. Note how end No.. 0 comes around and rushes into this 1 vacated area. As passer No. 4 is protected by his two backs it's no trouble at all for him to shoot the ball to No. 6. If the latter is not covered by some other player than is usually assigned to him he's off for a long run,and possibly a score. (Copyright, 192D, Publishers Syndicate.) JOHNSTOWN HIGH WILL PUT UP 'STIFF SCRAP Conceding'to Altoona High the advantage in view of the present reqord of the maroon and white, Johnstown High is hard at work this week preparing for the Saturday game at the Point grounds. Johnstown realizes that the team has a hard game ahead but the Johnstown cause is far from hopeless, in the'opinion of the Johnstown Tribune. : "Records of the past," says the Johnstown paper," will not carry the Johnstown High, school team through the impending clash wjth the Maroon. Memories of the 83-0 victory over Altoona in 1921 alone cannot pierce .the highly-touted defense of the 1929 maroon machine' nor can they stop the even more highly-lauded attack of Emanuel's title chasers. As far. as concerns the annual setto Saturday, a determined, hard-charging ^Ine and a fast, quick-thinking backfleld will be worth far more than all the fond recollections of other years. "Comparative scores have a tendency to indicate that Johnstown will be outclassed by Altoona in Saturday's game, but we deny that conclusion. Coach Harrlck's boys may be defeated —we will admit that possibility—but the Light Blue and Black will not be outclassed. Altoona will not.score 47 points against the Harrlck team. "We are not gravely concerned as to the final result of the game at The Point stadium this week, but we are concerned that the Johnstown High school team shall present its best, front and come through with a manifestation of that old fighting spirit that brought victory to Light Blue and Black teams in the past when the outlook was even more discouraging. GAME AT BEtlAVOOD. Bellwood 'Midgets will meet the • Ty- rgne Lincoln Junior High team on Saturday at 3 o'clock on the Bellwood field. Bellwood is meeting for practice at the "Y" field. See and Hear, ' the New VICTOR—RADIO AT WOLF'S 1501-03 llth Ave. Everything for the Amateur Movie Maker COHEN'S Agents For Filmo Equipment tin Eleventh St. Open Evenings 1304 ELEVENTH AVE. OUR SUITS DELIGHTFULLY CON. SERVATIVE AND EH- TIRELY CORRECT. HONOURED BY THE STUDENT BOPY OF ENGLAND AHP THE UNITED FTATW. $35 - $40 - $45 J PIT J PANTHERS LIKELY CHOICE TO BE, NAMED FOR COAST PLAY NB\V T^bftK, Nov. 7.—With the nation's list ,o"f undefeated and untied football tSama reduced to nine—Cornell, Kentucky, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Texas hrlstiafy Tennessee and Tuiane—east- ern fans are hailing Jock Sutherland's University of Pittsburgh Panther's as a worthy contender for nationul honors. Pitt's claims to recognition are cloud- id _by the fact that the Panther schedule" Is not conducive to the establishment rff an' impression of real greatness, but fans, officials who have worked in Pitt's games and opposing :eariis are 1 of the opinion that Sutherland's eleven is the greatest gridiron outfit of the season. Nebraska and Ohio are the strongest teams Pitt has been called upon ,to' meet ahd although neither of these Learns has lost a game except to Pitts-, burgh they are not rated as real top- notchers. In its other games Pitt has defeated Waynesburg, Duke. West Virginia and Allegheny, piling up a total of 202 points and holding Its six opponents to 23. Washington and Jefferson, Carnegie Tech and Penn State complete the Pitt schedule and there is little reason to believe that any of them will produce serious opposition. However, the Panthers are considered a likely choice as the eastern representative In the annual Tournament of Roses game In California this year and this-would give them an opportunity to prove their right to rating as a really great eleven. With the exception of Notre Dame, PENN STATE IS READY FOR TRIP TO PHILLY STATE COLLEGE, Nov. 7.—A final loosening up drill this afternoon will complete Penn State's preparation for the Pennsylvania game on Saturday, and shortly afterward the Lions will board a bus for Tyrone where a sleeper will be Waiting to take them to Phila- lelphla. The week's heavy work came to an end with last night's practice scrimmage, following -i light drill Monday and a short scrimmage Tuesday. Assurance that George Laslch, husky fullback, would be In shape to play has heartened the Lions considerably. Laslch's work In all games to date has been of a high order, and the attack would be considerably weakened with- jut him In the backfleld. He was Injured in last week's game with Syracuse. The injury at first was thought serious but later examination indicates that he will be ready -to play against the Quakers. A few other men are nursing slight injuries carefully in order that they may not aggravate the hurts. Herb Eschbach, center, Tony Panacclon, tackle, and Earl Edwards,' right end, are the only men < not in the best of shape, and they will be ready for the kickoff if necessary. GIHLS LEAiJUE MEETING. The Girls City Basketball league will discuss the season plans at a meeting to be held this evening at 7.30 o'clock In the P, R. R.'General Office rooms. A sixth 'team for the; league will be selected, with possible two more teams to be enrolled. A place for playing all games will likely be voted on. none of the other undefeated teams hns any special claim to natioriul honors as all of them are playing section- allied schedules. Notre Dame, with victories over Indiana, Navy, Wisconsin, Carnegie Tech and Georgia Tech, and games still to play with Drake, Southern California, Northwestern and the Army will bo entitled to championship rating If it winds up the season without defeat, and any other teams' claims will, be considered absurd. Pitt's game with Carnegie Tech, Nov. 16, will provide the season's only basis for comparison between Pitt and' Notre Dame, Carnegie having held the Wish to a 7 to 0 score, two weeks ago. A prominent veteran football official expressed the opinion at a recent meet- Ing of the intercollegiate offldbils that Pitt would otilscore Notre Dame three to one if a game between the ; two teams could be arranged. FOOTBALL GAMES, Saturday. xAItoona at Johnstown. xClearlleld at State College. xjcr.sey Shore at Lo<:k Haven. Meyersdalo at Wlndber. Steellon at WIlHamtiport. Ferhdalo at Everett. Roaring Sprlrtg at Bedford. Kbcnsburg at Pattoii. ' Monday. xTyrono at Hollldaysburg xLcwistown at Bellefonte. xMount Union at Portage. xCresson at Huntingdon. Morris Township at Phlllpsburg. x Conference games. Et,KS BOWLING. The Day Fans won from Phllco In the Elks Bowling league last evening taking three straight gameg. Scores: Day Pans— Relfsnyder 147 143 16-i— 454 Myers 149 10!) 16R—484 D. 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