The Atlanta Constitution from Atlanta, Georgia on November 25, 1917 · Page 3
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nrrriTt a n^r a xjrn a ^r\xTCiriiTriiiTmT/^xT Edited by Dick J e mis on bL L., No. 163. ATLANTA, GA - , SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 25, 1917. Dal* - and talV. carrier delivery. 15 eSWfS weekly. AUBURN Defense Stiffens UHf HQ Chick Harley OHIO QTATP Near Goal Line and * I^JLjUO and Mates of W 1 1 1 W OlrVl L Auburn Tigers 'Steam Rollers Georgia's Paper Sings Praises of Tech Eleven Golden Tornado Heavier as Whole Than Plainsmen Play Ohio State To Scoreless Tie Have Easy Time With Battery B Scenes on the Recent Oakland DriveaWay Plainsmen Furnish Surprise D e f e a t Fort Oglethorpe of Season, Proving That Aggregation 35 to 0, With They Have Come Back Harley Fails at Field Goals Montsom Nov, 24.— (Special.)— Mike Donahue's Auburn Plainsmen covered themselves and southern football with glory this after - Boon on Soldiers' field when they held the Ohio State Western Conference champions to a scoreless tie. Pre - game dope pointed to as Ohio victory, and the wagers that were made prto, the i took the McWhorter, Collins and B o m a n Running Wild. Lloyd Stars for Visitors. men's chances. The outcome of th night. Montgom busi tion by f : the Great Defensive. On the defensive practically throughout the battle, the Plainsmen exhibited another one of those sturdy defenses for which Auburn teams have long been note,], and six tinvs they rolled the invader back from their goal line, keeping their line inviolate, but not without expending most heroic effort. Ohio State, western ^umerence cham - r all c s In t ip middle pith - their tr - al : t this own hook. ivere not able to develop the final pueh necessary to bring victory to their ban - The Buckeyes were not without scor - Ohlo State tried e but. regardless of the king of tactics, the alert Plainsmen were eager to get into the fray and smashed the efforts, breaking up the passes, throwing the Dncote the Mai was here, therp and everywhere on the defensive, while he outshone Chick "Harlev. Ohio state's all - Ameriran halfback, on offensive play. He g.H> - .»d more ground during the game. Also, he out - ted the Ohio % 'tnls belt yesterday afternoon when they defeated Battery B, Virginia Field artillery, from Fort Oglethorpe, at Grant field, 35 to 0. . After the first few minutes of play there wag little question at to the outcome. It became Just a matter of the size of the score. Camp Gordon tallying her first touchdown after but three minutes of play, getting another one in the same quarter and adding one touchdown in each of the three remaining periods. Bob McWhorter, Wilson Collins and Boman led the Camp Gordon attack, with the first named two turning off raced 20, 32 and 40 - yard runs, the last large gains repeatedly, raced in 32 and An.vnfrt i named being a broken field r Lloyd, playing'fullback 'for the ltors. did the bent world both rrffeni ly and defensively. He repeatedfy tore fense kept the Gor larger than It wai Game Hard Fought. Despite the size of the score, the game was harder fought than the result would Indicate. The Battery B boys had a splendid offeslve and repeatedly ploughed the heavier Gordon - ltes for first downs, but they lacked Battery B kicked off to start tho ame to Newell, who returned 15 yards, ix plays into the line or around the the bal Gordon kicked off and Lloyd returned ■as. two plays gained ry B kicked. McWhor - l rfSSMBBEHBAk ' 'MlMllllllf 111 111 f ■Ji—ihlli H' l : ■ .'1 r - - ■^^^^^ - mm Red and Black Has Edito rial in Recent Issue "To the Golden Tornado." Shows Fine Sportsmanship e University of Georgia, through lta student paper, "The Red and Black." has come to bat with a splendid piece I of sportsmanship which redounds to the liberal - minded credit of the unl - Tech and Georgia have always been hated rivals. Regardless of merit. Georgia could never see anything good that Tech did and vice versa. t in these troublous times things changed and Georgia "generously I gives credit where credit is due. In the issue of The Red and Black if November 22 there appears an edl - " orial. "To the 'Golden Tornado.' " in 'which the Yellow Jackets are merited [the praise they deserve and Georgia ;s with the rest of the state the j feeling of pride that the - Golden Tor - Jnado gives every Georgian. The editorial is reproduced below in ts entirety: "Our hats go off to the 'Golden Tor - Tech. Unrivaled ••Although Georgia Auburn Heavier in Line, But Tech Backs and Subs Offset Margin— Tornado's Great Record to Date: By Dick Jfmlwi. The annual game between the Tech Golden Tornado and the Auburn Plainsmen rapidly approaches and Atlanta fandom Is looking forward to the greatest game of the season, with the contesting the fiercest that has bora shown on a local grid this year. Elsewhere on this page will be found some statistics showing the age. weight and experience of the Individual members of the two squads. The figures Included In the table were furnished to The Constitution by Coaches Heisman and Donahue and are tbere tripped weights of tho Tech has the great iso is the oldest in i »'o factors should redlt during the progri rage, and these edound to her of the Tech Heavier f After all the talk about Auburn bong heavier than the Jackets, tho real _ #i - > j * insures snowing that the Jackets are r»7.nd.™ n«tn .h,T .fund tne heavier is surprising, but that's Z „„d mm undefeated I tne wa> th« figures work out, and they chaD,.?'on" ''J ?he - AuburnTs heavier in the five middle end, while in tne whole, the time for football this fall on sccosst r™. *™ lr(™ e.";Jr .en<r Z lean find time to carry on the pigskin | tn. ^hf.*? fha) 6'ih5u m« lamVtlme. I Auiiurn's live middle men weigh »74 S\mm e\rrpn. Tr'c'n s tivp middle men weigh 816 •slblc to i of 12 pounds to the i I fnlrly of the relative strength of the i burn s favor. ^ ' vnrloux collrae trams, it is n safe bet ' Fr™ end to end Auburn weighs iMfiA wluS rank 1 1.292 pounds, an average of 184. Flash - :lcked <roaJ. The ball changed 1 Ducnte was worked like the willing l truck horse that he is. Time and again 1 he was called upon, end he seldom failed to gain. His longest sprint was for ( "3RevinS|rton and Donahue ><r,./.i.llv ' off and the qui made two first downs, but the ball went over in the center of the field. A Blocked Punt. Gordon worked the ball to Battery B's 10 - yard line, where they were held. On the first play Tom Thrash broke through and blocked Lloyd's kick and fell on the ball for a touchdown. White again kicked the goal. Gordon kicked off - and Battery B made four first downs, with Lloyd doing most of the gaining. The quarter ended with the ball on Gordon's 23 - Gordon'kicked off to start the thirl quarter. Lloyd returned it 25 yards. Battery B made two first downs, ti e.. Gordon got the ball, work - Three scenes snapped on the recent drlveaway of the Southern Oakland company of S7 Oakland cars from Pontiac, Mich . to Atlanta. Ga. At the top, the cars lined around the square at Indianapolis the third morning of the trip. Middle, scene of the line stopping for refreshments at Fayetteville, Tenn., T. ,K. Johnson and Dick Jemison, pilots, being shown at the side of the front car. Mrs. E. C. Caldwell, the only lady in the party, is suown standing cn the running board of the second car. At the bottom, scene at the ferry at Guntersville, Ala., with half of the cars already ferried across the Tennessee river. hi tea with the beat America could pro - to have the easterner* latter* with latter had broken into a clear field. Harley wm the outstanding star of the Buckeye attack. It was all Harley during the first quarter and part of the second, but the Plainsmen were tackling fiercely and the Ohio star was forced to retire from the game In the got 25 and 20 - yard sprints a goals, one from a hurried kick and the other from a difficult anele. Ohio Ptate was piled up on the l - 'rivri«f yard, line In the very first period. Later i Dabrnt karley missed his two field goals. Then. &cDw In the third period, a fumble gave Ohio ironm< State her chance, but she did not have Abbott sufficient punch to penetrate the stiff ', France Auburn defensive. In the final period : Armni she was within striking distance sev - Lloyd. eral times, but Auburn was always stole = to stave them off. LJEE The Bugeyes' team tried the aerial \%V3£ game and staked her all on four eon - secutive forward Dasses Tw„ Sum: .but for only short Fa|n». th* P.Lalnsmen ,broke «P the Pla: Auburn had one real opportunity to I t score. Ducote was preparing for a 2 Placement goal In the second period, but 2 }he wn.,*tl« blew announcing the end of I into play. 00,110 De P«" The game ended with tho ball in pos - ?!n*£,0n °f Auburn on her own 18 - yard [ B made foui ble again, and Gordon recovered on their 30 - yard line, the quarter ending shortly thereafter. Gordon was forced to kick at the start of the fourth quarter, and thon Battery B was forced to kick. Boman made 20 yards and McWhorter then dashed 40 yards through a broken field to a touchdown and White made it five straight goals after touchdown. There was little doing after this, the game ending shortly thereafter, a forward pass working successfully for a 20 - yard gain for Gordon. Lineup and summary: BATTERY B. Postlon. GORDO! rood'.'.'.'.'.'!!!'.!! Left Tackl, Right Guard Clarkson COMPARISON OF PLAIN SMEX AND GOLDEN TORNADO. Left End...... ...Left Tackle.... Left Guard .. Welchel .. Phillips Carpenter t least Georarla foraret ■ and her breaat awella i from the goo* 'erage of lhZ. but ; Teva'a Bigger Racks. In the backfleld, the Jackets have most as much a preponderance of Tech's four backs weigrh 6«7 nounds. and average of 166, as against 684 pounds for Auburn, an average of 159. Tech's entire eleven weighs L944 pounds, an average of 176, as against LS26 pounds, an average of 175 for the l'lainsmen. Seven Auburn substitutes weigh 1.122 pounds, an average of 160. Nine Tech substitutes weigh 1,567 pounds, an average of 183, and in secondary attacking and defensive forces the Jackets therefore far overshadow the Plainsmen in weight. Tech's twenty men listed as regulars and iubs weigh 3.011 pounds, an average of 176, v.hile Auburn's eighteen line. weigh 3, IMS pounds, - i the who ! have left school Fumble Results in Victory |the flgur?!L^0icl^ ~ for the Visitors, 14 tO 7, in 'beTthhee Twe^etl^^^^ urday Morning. 5 old rivals, the Plainsmen hav - : game from Au - Saturday 1 By Clark I High went > by ictori - s. in l!/i5 the Jackets icore. while last sea n up a 33 to 7 count. '.'.jSdton Light Halfback ..Woodruff ALABAMA READ? plra, Anderson (Virginia). Hoad linesman, Hoyer. Tims of quarters, II minutes. Touch i downs. McWhorter I, Woodruff. Thrash, Col - • squad a ohanoa I triS*"**: OHI° «aj* ! L»« Tackle.. ao.CoSSS ! Bisemore Left Guard ..... ..k^, Caton Center . . Nem!wk« , WJ^T "J?* Gu»rd. '. . .seddon Bonnor Right Tackle. . »H. J. Courtner Gibson Right End Peabod; lR<>t>l°f°mV ■ ■ ■ ^^erback ... PrtM^al DuoooT^Wftri Right Half l. '. ! .T,". Hartev Revision Fullback . . BoVwl Score by period n: Auburn A a a a__» ', Ohio 0 o o Z—a I Summary— Time of periods. IB minutes. ' Walker (Virginia), referee; Morality (8t Marys), umpire; Coanw'.man (V. p. I.), head I OLIPHANT IS STAR IN ARMY VICTORY Bully" Vandegraaf Abo Stan — Fitzpatrick's Punts Were Wonderful. Team Has Been Carefully j Drilled to Meet Soldier j Attack— Thin Red Line in I Condition. TWO NIGHTS A WEEK West Point November J4. — The Army wound up its football season today by of play. Oliphant starred for the Cadets "Bully" Vandegraaf, former Atlanta I starr. who was in the last half of tn - j game for the first time in eight i the Army grid - b perfectly timed. »«» aacsw on i uesaay and Friday Nights : Hereafter. Tuesday night at the Columbia thea - »r will is the future become as popu ar with fight fans as Friday, for the juan#ement has decided to put on two boxifg contests each week, instead of ono#as has been the custom for the tasv six months There is any amount of talent available now. particularly among the soldier boys at Camp Gor - tentions of the l atchmaker. Trent I . Right Guard . i Right Tackle . . .. Right End . ... Left Halfback . . Right Halfback .. Boston Coliege ...... OlphaaT'iTroa^tronTt Patrick; goal from ReferM. Andrews ( (Trinity) : head line . • • 7 9—7 By Roy L. Smart. University of Alabama, November 24. Special.) — The Thin Red Line will face Camp Gordon's football team in what will be the best physical form the Kelly charges who will play have at tained this year, it ts believed now. and this will partially offset the disadvantage thrust cn the squad by the absence of the three men who were re - ntly injured to the extent that they e out of the game. Every day be - reen now and Thanksgiving day. Coach Kelly will "give the Crimson f work and most of the days will experience scrlmmagp - ng. While 1 intercol - tgiate c in action, ana ne is starling iTtesuay night by matching Mickey Ross, of Company C, 326th infantry, who. by the way. hts met and defeated some of the H boys around New York, and the AtMatta favorite. Johnnie Under This should prove a cracking good bsttle. as both boys are fast and aggressive, and the intentions are that ft. I. with two other rrackerlark nre - Uptaariec, should be the fistic treat of i CARLISLE CENTER HAS JAW BROKEN id does not materially af of either team, it is of great interest principally because it will be a game of real football — In tact football as experts play it — and also because it will bring onto the stage of action players who attracted much attention in recent years and who are among the best who have ever played the game of the gridiron in the south. It might be said in connection with the importance of the game that in case Alabama keeps her goal line free from the attacks of the soldiers she will have gone through the football season with only ten points scored on her, the same number opposition has scored against Georgia Tech. To do this would mean that Alabama will have gone through the season with ta - ainst her. and that the sea son will be termed a successful one f0Coach Kelly will take with him to Magic City enough men to make frequent substitutions should there be a necessity for it. Coach, admits that the soldier team have the advantage and that they are Tated to win over, his squad, but he says he is from Misv souri. Coach Kelly believes that what< Philadelphia, November 24. — K C Jones the 16 - year - old center of the > the hospital in a se - fight this j Line has the nunch and the pep in s pinch, many have taken Two Last Year's Players Backr - New Material Showing Promise — Real Work Next Month. Boys' High has started basketball practice on their new court and much good material is evident. The court is on the yard and every day at recess and from 1:15 to S the floor Is full of candidates. Staton and Davis are the only two players from last year's team back. But De Sales Harrison, Marist's all prep guard last year, Is with them, and Markeles and Jinks, who were subs on last season's quintet, have returned. Mr. Fancher. last year's coach. Is on the Job again, and he expects to develop a winning five out of the large bunch that is out and a regular squad will start practicing in suit as soon as the football season is over. "FRAT" FOOTBALL INTERESTS GEORGIA K. A.'« and Chi Psi's Are Leading, Neither Teem Having Lost a Game Yet. EACKFIELO STARS Woodruff, Strapper, Town send and Pace Among the Grid Warriors Developed at Gainesville. Athens. Ga.. November 24. — (Special.) Owing to tho took of varsity football at Georgia inter - f ratemlty football ts receiving considerable attention. At tho first of the season the teams showed considerable lack of practice and team work, but now the different In the These two teams n laved >■ n tn * tie In the first game of the season. Another game between these two lead era Is expected soon, to decide tho fraternity championship. Only five fraternities have entered teams so far. The record of these is as follows: Chi Pal I • l Pi Kappl Phi .. One is apt to forget past performances. The ability of an athlete In other fields, where he secured his first training and other efforts, Is likely to be forgotten In considering the places where he made his biggest reputation. All of which leads us to compliment the Riverside Military academy for Its ability to train backfleld men In the rudiments of the gridiron game and to make the work of the coaches in the colleges they later attend easy. Riverside Military academy at Gainesville, Ga.. has given fo southern college football some of the greatest backs in the gridiron game. Everett Strupper, the chief cog In the Jacket Juggernaut received his early training at Riverside. He waa a star at Riverside and only the finishing touches were necessary to make him one of the greatest halfbacks the sooth has ever seen. George ("Kid") Woodruff, one of tho greatest quarterbacks the south has ever produced, received his early training at Riverside and the little bundle of nerves and energy made the Gfeorgxa team the feared aggregation It was when he was calling the signals. - Kid" is calling signals for the Camp Gordon aggregation and the success of the General Erwln steam rollers can be attributed largely to bis enthusiasm. Bill Townsend, who starred with North Carolina; the Pace boys, now starring with Wake Forest; Kyle Smith and Graves are s few of tho many other backfleld men that River - for backfleld i Pinehurst Golf. Plnehurst N. C November 34.— C. L Becker, of Philadelphia, won the president's trophy ha the finals of the autumn tournament at Plnehurst today, defeating H. G. Phillips, of Plnehurst of Summit N. J., at twentieth hole. Ja - k. • "Aggies.'' trivina - Aubui well played on both sides and the local hands of any eleven since the 1905 boys lost on account of fumbling the season. bail. Nevin also played excellent ball. 11 'victorious in Thursday's game with Knox, of Boys' High, and Barron, of Auburn the Golden Tornado will round Munroe, featured the game, both mak - out three complete seasons without ing long runs and many tackles. losing a game. The last defeat was Boys - High kicked off to Monroe at at the - hands of the Auburn eleven In the start, and the latter, after gaining l'JH. The Jackets closed the season first down se - <>rel times, got the ball with victories over Georgis and Clem to High School's 15 - yard line, but there son. they lost it on downs. Nevin, of B. H. S.t , Tech's Great Record. Auburn 1914 defeat th< >all for 40 yards. The quarter ended here with the s staton and kiioj i Jackets have played the ball down to the Aggies' 1 - yard line, two_ visitors, took the ball foi the middle of the field. The half ended jatJ wenty - seven here with the score still B. H. 9. Scores on Kick - off. aver The Gilmer street boys started off an<* ond half In fine shape. Monro, spienaia > with r..nrri« «rM . * nth Washington and Lee. twenty - seven games tne i.oai points and half years of play, vldence of the remarkable of of the Golden Tornado for the ight down the field for a touch - S*"1 tw0 seasons is shown In the first kicked to Knox, who made i fensiv, down. Staton kicked the goal. downs recorded by the Jackets. They Monroe kicked to Knox again and he }*Sd "U? "3„ f.'rf^d,e>wP,.,l.n,a11' ?07 made a short gain. Nevin took the pig - "ea«on an" a total of 221 thus far skin for 20 yards. Boys' High fumbled : there w«r. t% rirt . and the Aggies recovered it. After i L* - 8t year tnere were 43 first downs several •plays* Barron , took the bail to fef ^iY.^^^Xj"^ J?" the 1 yard from Boys' High goal and ^.rD,thJ5 ffa?°n .^".fL hav? been «* » i the r 6 play. ' They failed to kick goal. , iS!J^S5RB Monroe again kicked. Fincher caught eaS °L It and ran for about 10 yards. The third i J,inlt tLii 1. Monroe T* ^ 'C°™ ^IZ*ttM This is an average of 26 first downs what kind of an eleven the Plainsmen ipSfgpli^i! CARLISLE INDIANS HOLD PENH. CLOSE ! kicked to Wood, who caught '< it behind the II from running with It, tackled him. bu Wood kept on running and a Monro, man tackled him behind the line Thli f^.i?' „""°Tr toucnaown and got within 15 yards of it when Staton tried to pass. Monroe caught It and made a the score Monroe 14. Boys' High 7. Indians Surprise Football Followers, Penn. Whining 26 to 0— Berry Start. .r*«er - B°T^ HI°^a(7) I Philadelphia. No^ 1 2"a.r!' • - Shelor kImI - I - 4 V... . ti ifm.on score than had he J. staton ;fg»lar team in the field during tho ■ •Left Tackle. • Right Guard . .Rl«ht Tackle. ...Klght End. . .Quarterback. . .... Fullback... rtl'irte Indian" foot a much smaller predicted by fol - r inai ine inaians put up a - pluck: fight, twice tbn - atentng t j hospital. Later he i score. Casey to the SYRACUSE INVADES WEST SUCCESSFULLY ! « - c' } three touchdowns, kicked I The line - up and summary: East Lansing. Mich.. November 2t - N'ri ^ Sft«„dE!n,BiYAI?i'. Long runs several of them for more S^LcM* t.JIi: %»n«i»k»i than half the length of the flslA ^en - ■ r ^Sdhlv V!£ ?£L2? htayuard abled Syracuse's football eleve* T to de - Li * ^L^* CiSfy i%LJ.h*tJigh,\ W8?" Agrlcolttiral iia^draV.:.:: RighTc^* V.7. ...gS* In the first period. Meehan, the Syracuse quarterback, after a few minutes of play, shot around end and, slipping through tacklers, ran <S yards for a A snappy forward pasa. Archer to Ramsay, produced a touchdown for the home team in the second period. The easterners' superior weight told again In the third period, when they ploughed through the line twice for touchdowns Msehan kicked all three goals Tlbbettn (Cut i. L*ft Half Herman Bight Half ,, Leroy Fullback ... Score by period*: Summary— Pennsylvania w - oriag ^ Touch downs. Berry 2, Light; goals from touch, downs. Berry, Qulgley; goal* front fold. Berry, Qulgley. Referee, Whitkag ( Cornell j ;

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