The Times from Shreveport, Louisiana on December 9, 1928 · Page 20
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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20 SUNDAY MORNINCT THE SHREVEPORT TIMES DECEMBER 9 I92fl FAR WEST, EAST LEADS ON A. P. ALL-AMERICA Y j -Y- - Y Y- - Y Alabama Crimson Tide Ends Season With Gridiron Victory Over Louisiana State Eleven CAGLE, CARROLL, CLARK, ? . STRONG IN BACKFIELD; SOUTH WINS WO BERTHS By ALAN J. GOULD, Associated Press Sports Editor. Jackets Lose Right to Play for State Title M'EW YORK, Dec. 8 (VP). The shooting stars of the gridiron firma-' jT tnent. collected in the all-American galaxy, once more show a distinct tendency to follow a south and westward course. It was not so long ai?o that this annual habit was just a matter of titles, six times tor off side and one I n$pectingr the eastern talent, taking a glance or two at the MST I en1 time for holding. (rantlnued From Preceding Pare. ties suffered by the Yellow Jacket enabled three first downs to be scored by Homer. Seven times during the contest the local squad suffered pen- LOYOLA COACH WILL HANDLE ALL-LOUISIANA GRID ELEVEN rLARK D. SHAUCHNESSY, coach of the Loyola Wolves of ' New Orleans, has accepted the invitation to handle the All-Louisiana grid team that will meet an All-Texas eleven at the State Fair Grounds here December 22. The game is being sponsored by the Lowe-Met arlane post of the American Legion and part of the gate receipts will go to the Goodfellows' Christmas fund being collected by The Shreveport Times. Tanks, selecting eleven stars by this somewhat near-sighted method arm labelling them 1 he All-America ,. It waa a simple task, at least, com- pared wart the Job of surveying a iiauon nuea with such gridiron tsl eot as It Is today, but the swing of football's pendulum has brought well-earned recognition to players over a wider range of action than ever before. It has been conclusively proved that no one section any longer has a monopoly on star teams or star performers. Whatever shouting there inay hare been from the eastern hilltop, toward the close of November waa abruptly stilled after the event that transpired at the Yankee stadium under the direction of Oregon State and Stanford. Nowhere has the nationalizing process tn college football been so strikingly emphasized as In the sll-Amerloan consensus compiled by The Associated Pree in the four ears since the death of Walter Camp, father of the all-star idea. - This consensus of 1928 represents ie opinions of more than 250 e;:oe-rtenced observers, the compilation of country-wide opinion. It has been euthered first-hand by The Associated trese staff of sports experts, men who JvIX covfred" 1111 "e big game, in ctery section and been so situated as to best collect the verdicts of sporto tutors, coaches, scouts East and tar West High. SiiVfi-rtlrg- anal5"sls nd final com-Fn- i?n J,110?' tI,e far west- "eluding the Rocky Mountain area, on a iPr.a'-, tl? ea,t for the time in all-American history. The supremacy in individual honors always eu-&JeiL ?7J?' eaet heretfre. though toy dwindling margins, 1 now wiped out altogether. y thVflrst tm. four places to Iti J7. Mountain area included .or only one to the middle west, eiperl-SL"11 "ff,-year" all-American f, mS; .,nIy th ""-American quad of 83 players aa a whole, including second and third elevens, the fSt !lfala ,U tled b? tne ' wrt V ttn nine places each, while the middle west has seven, the south six and the southwest two. . ' Twenty-eight Institutions are represented. Only four have more than flue man on the squad of 33. Only one, Georgia Tech, aa powerful an r- !Tr 5? Plxl ha Prodded, can claim the distinction of putting three play, tt-s on the mythical outfit. Stanfoid Army, and Florid h.. .. the list. " Ciu-n ia The battle for places on this year s im-Araerlcan has been Just aa keen as yhe struggle for tea.n honors. 1'he task of aelectlon has been Just as difficult aa that of picking a championship team In a season that has Had Its full share of stunning reversals. Its rise and fall of team aa wc:i aa Individual fortunes. 6tar tacklea like Captain Spram of the Army and Capiain Hilibs of jSmthern California, great backs like Ai Marsters of Dartmouth, and Hume of Southern Methodist r-ad the bad luck to suffer Injuries or mishaps that impaired their effectiveness and consequently lowered jiielr all-American rankings. Scored In Every tianie. Nowhere was the race any swifter than that for the backfleld positions. It Is noteworthy, therefore, that Earl arry (Dutch) Clark, ball-carryln;; .lOrror and halfback extraordinary of Colorado college, fits Into the back- f'.eld combination with Red Casle of the Army, chuck Can-oil of Washington and Ken Strong of New York university to give the Rocky Mountain Its first chance shot at all-American fame and glory. Clark, declared to be the greatest player the Rocky Mountain area has c- er produced. Rains the quarterback position only after sharp contest from a formidable group of rival candidates. Including Howard Harpeter. pride of the eastern general staff; Clyde Crabtree. versatile star of the Florida Alligators: Freddy Kovde of Minnesota, Howard Maple of OreRon Stat and Don Williams of Southern California. All possess unusual qualities, but none appears to combine all the essentials of football greatness so much a Clark. Clark, alternating thU year at quarterback and fullback, perhaps lacks the polished generalship and passing artistry of Harpsler but the "Flying Dutchman" Is considerably more useful at bucking line, skirting the ends or backing up a line. Unusually rugged, Clark tn two years of keen competition has not failed to score at least one touchdown In every game. His average gain thl year was slightly more than 10 yards for every time he handled the ball. y Charles ( Chuck) Carroll of Washington and Christian Keener (Red! Cagle of the Army come as close to being unanimous as any all-American this season. Both have performed with consistent brilliance, as brightly In defeat as In victory. Yet they are - widely different. Carroll Is more on Clark'e style, big and powerful, a stonewall on defense, kicker, passer and a shifty runner. Cagle can also kick but the Army captain-elect for 1929 is noted chiefly for his ehulve-liess in a broken field, an art nt .which he is proclaimed the greatest since Red Grange was running wild Cagle a speed and football Intuition are hU biggest assets.. "A South lias Many Star Backs. There are other great halfbacks .this year, few so thoroughly equipped aa Paul Bcull of Pennsylvania, an extraordinary dropklcker, and Warner MlaeU of Georgia Tech's triple threat. Scull la also a wonder on defense but neither he nor Mlzell possesses the running ability of Cagle or the fleiy aggressiveness of Carroll. The middle west, which produced -three of the four all-American backs two year ago. had Its share of stars but none quit up to the standard set by Grange, Friedman and Joest-tng In recent seasons. Glasgow of lows, Bennett of Indiana, Welch of Purdue, Lusby of Wisconsin, Eby of Ohio State, Cloan of Nebraska, Brazil and Connell of Detroit, Chevtgny and Klemleo of Notre Dame, ell were In the limelight but not sufficiently to erowd such auper-stars aa Cagle, Car-voll Mlzell and Scull. ' The South also waa rich In back-, field material, with Mlzell and Crab-tre perhaps the bet all-around per-f cmra . but not many steps ahend of Penke of Virigln'.a Poly, Banker of Tulane, Burky Moore of Loyola, Armlstead cf Vanrlerbllt, McEver of Tennessee and Thomason of Georgia Tech. Although he played at halfback on New York University's team, Kenneth (Mike) Strong is of the bulk, po'er and all-around ability Ideally suited to fill the fullb ck position allotted him. The country's leading touchdown maker docs everything and does It with convllnclng skill. He waa no more slaslilngly eflcctive in his big day against Carnegie than was Captain Elff Hoffman of Stanford against the Army but over t!ie season's stretch Strong was as coiitilet-ently good as any player In the country. Howell of Nebraska, McLain of Iowa, Nasrur&kl of Minnesota and Miles of Princeton had their bis; daya while Snyder. Maryland ace. several as he numbered Yale among his victims. IVv-t Lineman In Mlil-H'est, Great end.? were difficult to find this year. The first choices for flankman. Ike Frankain of St. M.iry's and Dale Van Slckel of Florida's fine team rank high but do not dominate the field The biggest man on the team outside of Frank Speer. GeorsU Tech tackle. Frankain Is nevertheless fast and rated by Pacific Coast entices as the best all-around end since the flays of Brick Muller at Callfoi ij;. Van Slckel Is a star at the paesln game In addition to being a good blocker and tackled. Phillips of California, Feslcr of Ohio State. Brown of Missouri, Messlner of West Point and Donchees of Pittsburgh were In thJ front rank all year. The selections In an outstanding group of the tackles are Otto Pom-mevcnlns. credited with almost sin gle-handed lifting Michigan out of its rut. and Frank Bpeer. Oi-poutid bul The Homer squad will meet the winner of the southern division at Alexandria next Saturdey to decide the winner of the sta e championship. This marks the tirst time : inoe tlie history of the Homer high school that It has rated such a high standing among the high school football teams of te stare, and It will tske a strong eleven to keep them ,rom carrying home the state title Satur day. First Quarter Jim Hodglr.s on the tos and kicked off to Homer Kendrlck returned klckoff 12 yards On the third play, after they had gained seven yards, Cameron fumbied and Joe Almokary covered the ball on Homer's 45-yard line. The Jackets heaved a pass to Almokary that was Intercepted by H. Cameron, who ran 20 yards to the Jackets' 48-yard line Shreveport received a five-yard penalty and Hendricks went 10 vaids over right end for first down. Two plays over tackle gave the Homer squad another first down. Smith 'u-tercepted a pass on his 20-yard line The Jacket lost the ball to Homer or. downs The vlslilng eleven gained the ball on their 43-yard line ayd started a char;?e down the field that scored them three first downs and a touchdown. The Jackets received the kick-off end Hodgins counted from his 20-yard line 50 yards to Homer's 30-yard line. Homer w.ts RASPBERRIES AND CREAM (Continued from precedinj psje.) take part in the grid game here was not expected to be made public fur siine time The local officials first wanted to hear from Cale on the subject and if things were favorable to spring it on the public as a surprise. The movement to have the sensational son of Louisiana don the moleskins here was too good news to keep and it circulated fast It broke out like an explosion. Cagle has been flooded with messages to come to Shreveport. He is expected to visit his family at Merryville, La., during the Christmas holidays, and may arrange to perform here. The Legion, however, is careful in saying they have nothing definite on Cagle. I t's only their desire to have him here. Already quite a few acceptances to invitations to play here have been received from the grid athletes of . Louisiana and Texas. Many of the lads have been craving for just such a chance to get back into harness. wark In Georgia Tech's great line Pommercnlng played throughout the entire season without once yielding to a substitute, an "Iron man" stunt that In Itself gives him unique honor. In Michigan's march to the touchdown that meant a final victory over Iowa, eight of the nine plays netting around 60 yards were driven through Pommerenlng's position. It took men great work ss that to keep off the first team tackles like Mike Getto. one of the outstanding players In Pittsburgh's mighty forward wall, and Gordy Brown, raner star of the University of eleven. Butch Nowark, Illinois captain, Al I.assman of N. Y. U.. Mel Dresjel of Washington State, Wakeman of Cornell, Mooney of Georgetown and Bancroft of California were other fine tackles. Injuries handicapped two of the best, Sprague of the Army and Hibb of Southern California, while Raskowskl of Ohio State failed to reach his 197 form. Sprague wm a two-time all-American, the only sur- vlver from last year's team, but failed to repeat. Tost, Stanford Tackle. Much as did Pommerenlng of Michigan. Captain Burke of the Navy successfully led his team out of early season disaster and displayed the prowess that gained him a post as nil-American guard. The Midshipman's running mate Is Kcrahlm. otherwise known as "Dynamite" Poet of Stan- fords powerful line. There Is little tr choohe between Post and his teammates Robetkey or Drlscoll, to Jud;e from what they did to the Army pc the Yankee stadium, but Post Is tho unanimous choice of Pacific Coast critics who have seen him perform brilliantly all season. Post and Burke are both ran?;y and powerful while the former can carry the ball If necessary on one of Pop Warner's trick plajs. Not far behind them In all-around ability are Gibson of Minnesota, McMullen aril his Nebraska running mate. Holm Dumont of Colgate,, Choo Sander, full-blooded Indian of Southern Methodist. Orennon of George Tech and Dlmollo of Pittsburgh, Charlea (Chuck) Howe Is Princeton's second all-Amerlcan center in four years. The aggressive Tiger leader outplayed every rival he met and they included the giant Barratt of Ohio Slate as well as the rangy Kneen of Cornell and two or three Yale opponents. Howe fighting spirit gives him an edge, even If slight, over such capable passers and towers of strength as Captain Peter Fund of Georgia Tech. Nate Barrager of Southern California, Hclnecke of Stanford. Press-ley of Clemson and Kneen of Cornell. o Jefferson Park Results FIHST It tf'K SI .0(10, flliln. all ae, 8 riirlonic: Tetrn (,la lit (o- t.iiiniM, .oo, e.Kit. u! in,,,,,,, n7 .'.. . ' S'4"- 'tW, III (II. I.oiibi, 6.H, third, Tilll 1:U 4-5. i Jn VavMla r..n(., Frmi. WHi Turned, Downcast, ' kohiiIi1 aim ran. M:(.IM HM'FSI.(mhi. nil , Tlw Solid Honth IlKiirili-ap. rurlmir-.: Mot Tims 114 (,, llrt R.llll. .4o. mi m oiii I'M June IIKl 1 1 -,rr I. fi.oo, 8.4(1, neiundl l.ul.lrn Trail VI (Mirup-hirr). !.S(I. third. Tin-,,, J;!3 4-5. Mineruloslst, Genuine alKc ran 1IIIHII IM( T HI ihio. S-yrnr-nl.!. Til Mlnri I'nrw, S'. fnrl,ui i.rantl I'rinrr. K' (Miroihlrr. ISill, H.H0. 3.tMt. won: Mlimtanr 113 (Mnl-oiil. 4.(1(1. .(), Krriiud: IJUI Cyp 1 10 il JiiMrii, -i.-in, llilid. Tims 1:01 4-5. girwtwura. Irltu Bvto. IH'htvoud. I,etn a'.no ran. IOIKTII KA i: I.5I0. all airrs. The Baton Kimicc llamllrmi, ! -m milro: 4 roco III (Mt'CrviH-n, S.I0, .. .40, wnni Hoc 114 (I'lrhon), 4.M0. .H0. mr-ondi l.alalind lit (Hhrnilitr, t.iU. third. Tlma 1:44 1-t. Hypnntlum, Comal, Maifdijn, J. Fred A. a io ran. 1IITH RA l; S-rrsr-nlrfa and ni, rlannlnir. 1 l-l nil Ira: Mnrlhorn 11(1 ima). I.Hft, ., t.(. worn IOS (t'nstfw), 7.40. 11.60. aernnd: Holt lollj 106 (l, M'iiuniil, I. I'll, third. Tlma 1:44 1-4. Ka.a Money. Polva. 0n. la Mwr alo ran HITII RAtK tl.ooe. t-rear-okla sod on, elahnhif, ! milra: Marr B 104 (Mirouahlrai, C.4U, I SO. t.SO. n: Hr ihlrf 1(17 (P. AlHilimlal. H.'!0. S.40, air-oiid: Ruaseli Gardner 105 mallwrtl, J.00, third. Tlma :0I. rrtwIl. Battla Phot. Jim Banola. Ptty Smltli al'o ran. I-KVK.STII It fE I. IMMI. ft-.rrar-d nd uu, rlalnilnc. Ivt milin: llr toah till (WatMinl. 14.6(1. R.eo, 4.0(1. noiii Itork rand.r 101 rNhranahlrr). 6.00. S.KIl, nerondi Helen E l if.. Joufr.1, t.40. third. Time !:0 1-5. Honny O.ilden. Wrark Fiay, Faddy, 8unny I)lvldnd, Ticitv alao rau. O forced to punt and the Jackets punted p.fter bein unable to ga n ground in three attempts. Second Quarter The local squad had the ball on their 43-yard line at the start of the second quarter. Aft,r advancing six yards in three it-tempts. Hodgins punted to Homer's eiEht-vard line. Cameron, on the first play, punted to the Jackets' 45-yard line. Shreveport received a 15-yard penally for holding, but a pass from Almokary to Hodgins galn'd back the territory lost. Smith, on a fake play, went 24 yards around i right end to Homers four-yard lin Hod;' ins, on the first play, fumbled the ball and Homer recovered Vcn-dricks punted to Jackets' 41-yard line. A pass from Almokary to auger for 13 yards gave Shreveport a first down. Hodglps went 14 yards around right end for another first down. The Jackets lost the ball on downs and Cameron wa.s foiced to punt from behind his goul 1 Smith signaled for fair catch m Homer's 10-yard line. Homer, on 1 re plajs. scored three first downs and had the ball in their possctisont at the clote of the hall. Third Quarter Homer received kick-off and Hlgglns fumbled and Lamar Juqua covered, giving the Jackets possession of the ball on Homer a au-yard line. Hodgins went 15 yards around right end for first down. An Incomplete pass from Almokary to Hodgins In back of the goal line gave Homer the bail on their ao-yard line. Cameron punted YANKS MAY ENTER TEXAS. THE XF.W OKK YAXKKF..S are Roing into the chain store baseball business, following the precedent set by the St. I,ouis Cardinals. Printed matter emanating from New York links the name of the Yankees with the San Antonio club nf the Texas league. There mibt he more than just a hit of idle gossip back of that The Hears would probably welcome a buyer. They were quite a financial loser last summer. I,atc in the season Marry Abies stepped out as president of the club and the question is who will fill Abies' shoes for the Hears. If the Yanks are guinjj to farming. San Antonio miijlit prove a fertile field. Just what effect a chain-store club at San Antonio would have on the Texas league ts problems! kal. Houston gave the loop a touch of syndicate baseball last scaon. Some folks say it was a good tonic, others just the reverse. Houston, however, let it be known that seven other clubs will have to give their patrons good ball if tlicy are go'tiitf to have any show in winning the pennant. After all. that is what the pay-as-you-enttr customers care for. With the Yanks in control at San Antonio there inifiht he a lively fight for pennnnt laurels between the Htars and the Huffs. The Yanks, it they go in for chain-store teams, will do it on a big scale. Jersey City is said lo be one of the spots they seek Syracuse, of the New York-Pennsylvania leasuc, ami Chainbcrsburg. of the Clue Ridge leacne also arc mentioned. Nashville, of the Southern association, is another possibility The plan is to have clubs from Class H ri'ht on through up to the majors. This spring the Yanks will do a little touring of Texas. Their visit to the southwest may mean a little bit more than the rdaying of exhibition games. WLANE COACH WILL HAVE ABUNDANCE OF VETERANS FOR 1929 GRIDIRON SQUAD- By ItltlW lil l l,. (Aaanrlated l're. Spurts VVrllrr.i Bobby Jones made his greatest shot u the 198 amateur golf championship to win s hole in par when lie wns never on the fairway from tee to green. Playing Phillips Flulay. the Harvard student In his seml-fluai round, the champion came to the fifth no'e one i up. The fifth hole at Brae B'.'.rn If with, a slight elbow. Bobby's tee shot waa long but not straight, the champion pushing the ball to bad rough It was out of the question to use a wooden club so the Atlantan took an Iron and nit a screaming shot from the grass more than 200 j-ards but again off the fairway, the ball landing In tough gra&s to the left of the fairway and to make the situation more difficult behind a large tree. The champion was still a full hundred yards from the green, his bail in Brass almost hiding It from view and the tree squarely In front of it. In the meantime an excited person had yelled as Flnlay was about to shoot and Phil had wasted a shot m the rough, leaving Bobby In position to win the hole and go two up f he could get cloe enough to the green to score a par five. Bobby studied the lay of the land more carefully than was his wont an,t even tested the strength of the through which his Iron must cut tn send the ball out. Finally he tore Into It with all his power. Rmaahlng down on the ball as though he hoped to carry 300 yards Instead of one. He knew what he Tas doing. He could not play over the tree so he proponed to play through it. lhls plan worked The ball shot through the branches of the tree, sending a shower of leaves over the nearby fairway, and continued to the green, rolling pest the pin and stopping 35 feet away. The rest vas simple. The champion laid his approa,.n putt dead for the par 5 which ws Just enough to win, as Unlay took C. o 11(1) TO CO TO HOSPITAL. Claire Randolph. Indiana center, was hrulper; up so In the Ohio State frame that he had to po to an In-rtiatmnalos hoipltal to recuperate P. - . , . i a iter .lie gtoiie. RUSS COHEN'S GRIDIRON WARRIORS FAIL TO SCORE; FUMBLE STOPPED TIGERS By KENNETH A. MILLER (Associated Press Spoils Writer.) BIRMINGHAM. Al.A., Dec. 8 W) -Alabama's massive Crttu.. i T ide was forced to release its full fury in the season's football finale here this afternoon to throttle Louisiana State's I'mple and Gold Tiger, 1J to 0 Twelve thousand shivering fans saw the atame. Mugging to straight, hard running loolhall for three periods the Tide eked over a touchdown early in the first half, tlvn unfolded its midget spinning marvel, John Randolph Campbell, late in the final period to score the final touchdown. Louisiana threw a scare into tne - Crimson In the period when Brown skirted his left end for 35 yards Captain Earl Smith of Alabama dragging him down on the Tide's H7 yard line. Brown was Injured and forced to leave the game and wl'.n him seemed to go the Tiger s offensive for the remainder of the period Louisiana punted and on a reverse Tony Holm ripped otf 30 yards to place the ball on State's 30 yard line Campbell knlled through, center for 15 yards and five yard penalty and two short plunges by Hicks and Campbell sent the latter across for Alabama's first counter. Hicks fumbled in the attempt for the extra point. Louisiana sprung a tricky offensive for the nsxt two periods with two Weaver Dig bre:.ks blighting her two best snoring chancos. Alabama weathered the storm and with the advent of the lliihl period turned the yardage taak over to the rtumpy Curuubcll. Willi the ball on Alabama's 45 yard line Campbell started faking reverse plays, picking up hla puzzling spin behind the veterans Hagler and Pearce. His first whirl at the line netted 12 yards, the second 15. and live more coupled with 10 Hlclu picked up on a reverse placed the bull on the Tigers six yard line. Louisiana stiffened with Captain Tlnsioy playing a great defensive game Alabama sent three thruats Into the line before Campbell could make first down on the one yard line from where Holm crashed over on a double reverse. Bktdmore found the post for the fttra point from placement. The Tigers unleashed two tricky little hnllbiicks In Alston and Hen-drlx, tlie two causing the Tide worry aplenty until they were removed from the game from near exhaustion With their exit Hunk Stovall stalled shooting pusses to the lanky Saii- Unemau. stopped this threat ou Alabama's 30 yard line when he inter cepted one of the tosses and raced into mlclfleld The Tigers other sustained drUe-was halted In the third, period when Reeves fumbled for an 18 yard loss after the bull had been advanced to tlie Crimson 18 yard line. The brilliant play of Tlnsley t tackle In bringing his college football career to a close was met In equally as brilliant a manner on the opposite side of the line by ClHrk Peaue nnd Hagler who turned In their moleskins after three great yeara at Alabnma Mne-up: Aliiliaiiia. Bington Hagler . BIbcrdt . Miller .. Left End. Left Tackle. Left Guard. Center I.. . C. . . , Mason Ellis . . . NeMim . . , . Jones II. . ... Wilson Bight Guard Smith Tlnsley Right Tackle Smith Bwanson Right End. Hicks Stovall . Quarterback. Campbell Luker Left Halfback. Vines Brown Right Halfback. Holm Reeves Fullback Alabama 8 0 6 7 13 L. 8. 0 0 0 0 00 Alabama scoring: Touchdowns, Campbell. Holm. Point after touchdown, 8kidmore (sub for Bington) Officials-Perry (Sewaneel, referee: Strupper (Cieorula Teehl. umpire; Moriarlty (St. Mary's i. head linesman; Severance (Obcrlln), field ( ton at end. but Howard, Alabama i Jilde. nrt Nr EW ORLEANS. Dec. & Echoes of the last yell at the annual l' S t. battle on Thanksm vine tlav had hardlv died out to Bhreveport's 40-ya.d lli.s. Hodgins , Tulane University football followers were busv doping out u .ted out of bounds on Homers l'j- . , , ,nm , , ,,,, 0,-,, i.,f.:,. h. IMC prOspCClS Ol llIC t Ull til tn.i i-'.vn, vj,vi tnen lost and retained, and the graduates' coming up from tlie freshmen team, these same fans were telling the world that Tulane is going to h;ivc one of the South' greatest teams next year. If material means anything, this feeling of optimism is not out of place. Coach Hcrnitf llierinau will have plenty of men to work with next season, and what's more, most of them will have beno- H limes Bros Inc. yard line. Cameron punted to locals and Almokary returned the punt 25 j- ds to his 44-yard line. To line plays failed, and Hodsjtns punted to Homer's 20-yard line. Cameron punted 60 yards at the close of tin quarter. Fourth Quarter It was the Jackets ball on their 22-yard line. Almokary on the second play went 59 yards around left end The Jackets were thrown for a total of 20 yards on four riown3. and Homer gained possession of the ball on their 43-yard line Shreveport received two five-yard penalties for being off side, giving Homer a first down. Homer was unable to gain, and punted on their fourth down. A pass from center went over Almokary's head and Smith covered on the Jackets 10-yard line. Hodgins punted to his 45-yard line lited bv this year's ulav. ' The line, with the exception of Evans at center, win be Intact next fall Lloyd Rob-rts and Jnck Hol-Ihnd will be back to play the ends. Charles Rucker and Elmer McCrane will again take care of the tackles an I Morris Bodener and Johnny Cel-kers will nain hold down the guard. Filling the center berth should not be hard. In case of extreme necessity, the Tulane mentor can shift Roberts to center. Roberts played censer on the Tulane freshman team of 1027 and Is a star at the pivot. On the first play Hendrlck fumbled ; cl t Upton, middle man on this and Almokary covered the ball. Al- -. , .i i. . irin.n-i,,iri,T who will have to be recnonen ini. Jerry Dnlrymple, a frosh end of 1927 who was unable to play this vear because of a broken le;r, -ill oe ready to take his place In the lineup Ke Is a dandy player and it vill be hard to keen him off the regular line up. It may be that he will take Roberts' place at end In order to allow the big fellow to serve as snapper-back. The Tulane team next year should not want for reserves a shortcoming which ha preatly handicapped the Greenles in the pant two years. Every po3t!lon will be supplied with capable performers. The freshmen club will furnish two fine tackles lu Calvert DeCollgney end Banltston. both young giants ' McCormick. a guard, and Haynes, sn end. are two other good men coming up from tlie frosh. The backfleld material will be - lore mmerous than that for the forward wall. Returning . from this year's combination will be Bill Banker, the sensational blonde halfback who has (gained recognition as an all-southern back because o his high scoring rec ord: Ford Seeuws. Ike Armstrong lmokary mokary went 15 yards around right end and was hurt. Hendricks was also hurt, nnd was taken from the contest. Almokary stayed In the game. Homer failed to aln on three attempts and punted to the Jackets 45-yard line. Shreveport attempted two end runs and one long pass, but failed lo gain. Hodgins punted out of bounds on Homer's 45-yard line. Cameron punted to the Jackets 16-yard line. Hodgins on the first play went 30 yards around left end an.1 was downed by McMurry. Smith went nine yards over left tackle, and a loin pass that was broken up ny Homer's secondary defense brought to a close the contest. The line-up: Shreveport (0) Homer (7) R. Fuqua Blckman Left End. Connolly Thompson Left Tackle. L, Fuqua Knox Left Guard. Stokes Brock Center. Crow Tompkins Right Guard. overs): Jack Plznano. Blsso. Henderson and Hughes, from the scrubs, and Dawson. Glover, flaik. Lawrence. Hanover, DeBurs. Brackenbury. Magce O'Nell and Tipping (from freshman i K team) M EndR Lloyd Roberts, Jack Holland, i h "Lizzie" Ford, Lee Young and Luch- i jtl sinner I 'varsity . left-overs ) : Jahncke I B and Ryan (scrubs) and Haynes, Stro-bel, Schneidau and Johnson (from freshman team ) . Line Charles Rucker. Elmer Mo- j Cauce, Moirts Bodenger. John Oelkers. ' Vic Anderson. McClosUey. Abernatnv , ('varsity left-overs): Penny. Lasliley. i Haas, Monroe (scrubs); Upton, Mj Corrnlck. DeCollgney. Bankston, De laune, Drawer, sua irtion Jack Johnson, the old colored warrior, is doing a turn on the stose ,now. Pa- ol hnxtri. Hooks Camp : nick Baumhach. Hugh Whatley. John Right Tackle. Watson H. Cameron Right End. Smith McMurry ' Quarterback. Yauger Higglns Right Halfback. Hodgins B. Cameron Left Halfback. Almokary . Kendrlck Fullbuck. Score by quarters: ' Shreveport 0 0 0 0 0 Homer 7 0 0 0 7 Officials Shirley (L. 8. U.). head linesman; 8troud (Tufts), umpire; Utay (Texas A. and M ), referee. Touchdown B. Cameron. Substitutes for Shreveport. Wolfe for Stokes, Stacks tor Hooks, Weaver for Fuqua; for Homer. McKenza for Hendrlck, Gentry for Thompson. o Committee Postpones Action on Bill Til den New Tork, Dee. 8 (P). Action on the application for reinstatement of Big BUI Tilden waa postponed until February by the executive committee of the United States Lawn Tennis association at Its December meeting Saturday. o STOCK l.fc.UES .MOBILE. After managing the Mobile Southern association clulj for a number of years. Milton Stock will be In charge .of the Dallas, Texes, team next year. Whatley. Mangum, Adolpn Jastram, Ned McGehee. Elmer Masney and Yokum. With but one exception, the regular starting backfleld will lineup for the kick-off next September 23. Ike Armstrong will be back to call signals and Banker and Seeuws will be there to play the halves. Replacing ulike Hooper at fullback will be Mangum or Jack PlZ'ino. Mangum saw some service at the position during the latter part of the 19.!8 season and gave promise of developing Into a good fullback. He Is a big, man, can hit the line hard and Is a neat blocker. Plzzane. however, will have the Inside track on the Job due to his experience Pizzano played with the Oreenles In 1026 and 1B27 but was Ineligible this season. Gene MeCarroll, a star back In 1927. will be able to don football togs again in 1929. MeCarroll waa kept on the shelf this season due to a fractured leg suffered In wrestling. The froh have five outstanding performer to offer In Glover. Brackenbury. Daw-son. Hanover end Halk. Indications are that there will be plenty of apeed In the Tulane backfleld next year All of the freshmen backs -re fast men, and so are MeCarroll and most of the regr rs. The men who rill be available for the 'varsity next year follow: Back-field, Bill Banker. Ike Armstrong. Ford Seeuws, Dick Bttiunbach. Huh Whatley. John Whatley, Myrtus Mih- gum. Adolpli Jastram, Ned Mcfieuee Yokiiin and Maguey ('varsity Louisiana State Track Team Wins Trophy Baton Kouse, Dec. 8 (JFt. Joe Du-pont of the Louisiana State university track team won first place and trophy in the third annual Morning Advocate road race here Saturday which was open to all members tf the Southern A. A. U.. and sponsored b7 the association. Ke nosed out Lemmle Wright of L. S. U., his time being 27 minutes. 11.5 seconds for the 4i mile course. L. 8. U. won the team cup. the T. M. O. C. of New Orleans took team runner-up cup. and J. L. Borne of the Southern Pacific team, captured the cup for first out-of-town runner to breast the tape. Sammy Robinson of Baton Rouge, won the high school j trophy. The cup for the first L. S U. freshman to finish went to H O I Bordelon. Medals were awarded the first ten , to crass the flnliih as follows: Uu-pout and Wright. L. S. U. (teami; Harry Thatcher and Bordelon. L. S U. (unattached); Roy Morgan. L. S U. (team); Bonne. New Orleans; Louts Zelenka and F. J. Johnson, L S. U. (team): A. G. Klamke. L. S. U (unattached), and M. J. Dugas, L. 8 U. (team). FOOTBALL RESULTS ANNUAL DECEMBER USED CAR SALE 1928 Buick Standard 6 Two-door Sedan, run only 6000 miles 1927 Buick Standard 6 Two-pass. Coupe 1927 Nash Light Six Four-door Sedan, excellent condition . 1927 Buick Standard 6 Four- Door Sedan 7 1927 Chrysler 70 Four-door Sedan; like new 1926 Chrysler 70 Four-door Sedan; Perfect shape . 7 Miami 20, Louisiana College 0. Southern 0. Chattanooga 19. Twenty-third Infantry. Fort 8am Houston 19. Fort 8111 All-Stars 7. (Second division title.) Citadel 12. Clemson 7. Georgia Tech 20. Georgia . Tennessee 13, Florida 12 Alabama 13, Louisiana Bttte 0. Quant ho JJsrlnee 14. Loyola of New Oi leans 13. At Chapel Hill, H. C North Carolina 14. Duke 7. At Tulsa Tulsa U. 37, Haskell t. HIOII SCHOOL. Main High (San Antonio) , Port Arthur 6 (tie). v Crelghton 9. Marquette 8. Southwestern 32, Hendrlx 0. Navy 8, Lafavette 0. Hurricanes (Galveston) 8, Ball High (rjaiveston), 0. IVfO FOOTBAM, (AT1. IF.U1IE). Franltford Yellow Jackets 7, Kew lrt- Vork Otunts 0, 1927 Chrysler 60 Two-pass. Coupe; Looks good, runs good . . 1927 Essex Coach; first-class Condition 1924 Buick Master 6 Roadster 1925 Buick Master 6 Roadster; A real bargain 1926 Dodge Two-pass. Coupe 1926 Buick Standard 6 Fcur-pass. Coupe; new tires . 1926 Studebaker Coach; Runs good 1925 Studebaker Coach $37. TT IT 1 oiififiies oroSo, me. "7 he Hughesed Cm Dealers

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