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DU1 PA-2-4600 for • WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND. MD* FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1935 FIFTEEN ans Put In Bids For Spots In Grid Bowls , • By The Associated Presi The bowl hopefuls start'getting ie kids-off. the street this weekend .' college football while the Big Three — Maryland, Oklahoma and Michigan — have nothing to fear but fear itself. . West Virginia, unbeaten, opens the bowl bidding .tonight against big; .fast George .Washington, .the only.; team. that could give - the Mountaineers, an argument for the Southern Conference title. '.'<•. .Miami' of Florida and Boston College .meet in the only other ihajor game on tap tonight. ... The big games for the bowl committees come tomorrow — Georgia Tech-Tennessee, Mississippi State-Auburn, Duke-Navy, Southern Methodist-Texas A&M and Baylor-Texas: Except for the prbbatSoned-Texas Aggies, any of thjese teams could get an invitation from the,Sugar,. Cotton or Gator bowls .and" they'll be scrappin' to get on the mailing list. Maryland, Oklahoma and Michigan^ ranked 1-2-3, have no. such worries. Their-reservations arc in for Jan. 2. '?• Terp* Called Shoo-ins Maryland' and Oklahoma are •hoo-ins for an Orange Bowl show : down ; as. champs (although .still uncrowned) of •: their "respective Atlantic Coast and Big Seven conferences. Michigan,is ticketed for the Rose Bowl, where UCLA is? confident of providing the bppd-; «ition in the-Big Teh-Pacific Coast battle. cMaryland and : . Oklahoma insist they don't have easy touches to : morrow. "Maryland oppose s Louisiana State, which has a 1-4-1 record. Oklahoma, with a 25-game streak, opposes Missouri, which has a 1-game "string." Michigan .might find the Illinois troublesome in- the traditional Big Ten squabble, but they could afford to lose one of their three remaining games and still get the Big Ten'» blessing for the Rose Bowl. Only 7 .Ohio State and. Michigan State challenge Michigan's' right —; but OSU is ineligible and MSC not only was beaten by the Wolves, but made a more recent ROM Bowl visit than Michigan. * Ten* A & M Ineligible : The Southwest Conference winner usually gets one of the Cotton Bowl'berths, but with Texas A&M, the.leader, ineligible, the also rans gSt a chance. SMU needs this «xme.to stay alive, but the Aggies &fe .favored by one touchdown. Tipxas,- favored by the : same'mar- gin, could Jlose. ground r with .a failure against Baylor."" &Two other—bowl candidates — Mississippi 'and Texas-Christian — take it easy this weekend. 01' Miss £Jays;>M.emphis State. TCU is idle. $None r: of the other ranked teams looks •'for'.trouble tomorrow. Michigan State 4 plays Purdue in a Big Ten game;- UCLA meets College H-the Pacific,-and.Notre Dame c$n afford to relax against Penn. ,'l;West Virginia's Mountaineers are tops in total offense and No. 7 in this week's Associated Press poll, -but .even with a-clean -slate for the season (Pitt, Syracuse and North Carolina State lie ahead), tjiey might have trouble landing a bowl berth. They're still trying to liV« .down that:42-19 pasting by Georgia Tech in the '54 Sugar ED VEREB;. .... . He'i University of Maryland's "handy man" on whom the undefeated Terps will bank tomorrow against LSU IB a game at College Park. Vereb, Terps' 'Handy' Back, Accounts For 13 Of 23 IDs By GEORGE BOWEN COLLEGE PARK; Md.—(5V^Jim Tatum of Maryland has come up with the coaching-understatement of the year in nonchalantly calling lalfback Ed Vereb of Maryland "a handy fellow." Vereb goes into tomdrrow''s game with Louisiana State as one of he.few.surprises on the undefeat-' Bowl—their one and bowl appearance. only major Farms Can Save Baseball, Says $M Of Phillies . jPHILADELPHIA (f)—The salva tibR of a major league basebal operation is down on'-' the ..farm gays General Manager Roy Hamey ' of the Philadelphia Phillies. JHamey said. he .doubted .if 'any big deals would be. 'made, in the National League, this winter... "I you want to -catch the. clubs in ffont you'll have-jto develop your own talent." he said. JThe Phillies' policy now is to push vigorously its minor league program. Hamey said his objec tive is .to stock the farms so well tiat the talent is in excess} so tha like the New York Yankees of the American League, when a clul needs players, they'll have to look to the Phillies as the ^National League club with the.mostesL Orioles' Spring Home Nearing Completion •PHOENIX-wi-The, new $150,OOC stadium where the Baltimore Orioles will -train this spring is Bearing completion. 'The home park for the Oriole, will be in Scottsdale, just east o Phoenix. Also training in Arizona will e New York Giants (Phoenix) Chicago Cubs (Mesa) and Cleve land Indians (Tucson). Figklt Ldtt Wight ly Tht Auoctatcd Frtis SAN FRANCISCO — Tinny Campo, 119, M»nll». »w«rt«<|. decision over Luke Sindoval. U«W, Lot Anieles, V<r«ffr*e •topped bout after-nillaf'Campo kid b«cB butted by Sandoval, op«nlac cut VANCOUVER, B. C. — Marry (Kid) Matthewi, 177, Seatth, kfteckrf out Murray Burmtt, lll«, ailcmto.S. PARIS, mm* — Frtd Oallana, m, Spala. «tow*<! Hay FamecJson, 1JS, P»rt«, 7 (for Eu«p««a UU«). ' ; Cancelled The football game scheduled for tomorrow at Romney between Gal- latHtet of Washington §nd West Virginia Deaf School h*s been post-j d Maryland squad. Vereb had started the season as ot much more than a handy half- ack. In the first seven games he as scored 11 touchdowns and been ie real backbone of the offense. His 66 points might not be as mpressive if Maryland were a igh scoring outfit, but it isn't in ie: modern ^sense. He also has irown two touchdown'passes to ccount for 13 ; 6f the 23 touch- lowns scored by the whole squad. Tafum Tactic* Changed Vereb might still be just another alfbacfc-as he had been the past wo seasons if coach Tatum wasn't orced to switch tactics this year. 3e lost -the only fullback he thought" worthy of the name when 'om Selep was. put out for the sea- bn on the .first day of fall prac- ice.v--. • •'. . . Since 1951, the fullback has been he-main rushing ball carrier for Maryland. This was one of the in- lovations by Tatum in the Split ? which as devised had the full- iack being primarily a blocker. Since then,'even star Maryland halfbacks such as Ronnie Waller and Chet Hanulak ran no more ban-half a dozen times a game. As a result, the fullbacks — Ed VIodzelewski,. Ralph Felton and )ick Bielski — have been the eading Maryland'ground gainers and scoring leaders in their times. Waller, now a running star of the JDS Angeles Rams in the'National football League, carried the ball inly 66 times in. 10. games last ;eason. Vereb has rushed 72 times already at an average pace of 6.2 •arris. Sets Scoring Record Fred Hamilton and Phil Perlb, he fullbacks converted from half- iack, have carried a total of 57 imes in a swing back to -the old ;tyle split T. Vereb's 66 points are a. new rec- Drd in the Atlantic Coast Conference and a threat to the all-time Maryland scoring high of 97 points set in 1950 by Bob Shemonski, the ast'rea^ running halfback before emphasis turned to the fullback.. Before this year's break in the style change, Vereb's light had dimmed by the presence of Hanu- ak and Waller so he came up to his senior year having been a second team letter winner. The premedical student from Pittsburgh las taken over as the clutch play- :r of the team without question. All season, when Maryland needed yards'for a first down to keep driving it was Vereb called upon by quarterback Frank Tamburello A dramatic example was the LJCLA game, second of'the season With last down on the UCLA 17 Vereb was given the ball and went all the way for the only touchdown and a 7-0 victory. Offense is only part of the 185 pound Vereb's-worth. He has in :lrcepted four passes, returnee seven punts, three kickoffs and caught four forwards. Handy, Tatum calls him. Irish 'Runaway' Near Sellout PHILADELPHIA OF) — About the most interesting.aspect of thft Sat urday's Notre'Dame-Penn football game here figures to' 'be .the at tendance figure. Notre Dame, topped only by fourth ranked Michigan State, and itself ranked sixth .among the na lion's powerhouses, should,be abl be able to "call" its own-.'fi nal score against the hapless Qua kers who now have a 15 game losing streak. Yet, the Penn athletic office an nounced yesterday there are stil 12,000 seats "available" for the.en counter at Franklin Field which seats about 65,000, after remova of some temporary stands. Any way you look at it, th drawing power of the Irish i amazing — being televised in Phil adelphia and environs. Vavy Contest FittingTribute To'The Rock' i ' - ,..-'.. BY PAT ROBINSON NEW 'YORK (INS) — It was ntirely 'fitting that . the Navy- ^fotre Dame game last Saturday p as a memorial to the late Kriute iockne. • For it was just 25 years ago lab the famous coach insisted that •ie Navy game be the medium of edicating the new Irish stadium. Sfotre Dame won that one, 26 to 2. That was Rockne's last team, or he was to die in a plane crash m Kansas. the following March. Uid that team was one of the best Locknc sver had. It breezec irough the 1930 season undefeated in ten games. In his 13 years of coaching .al is alma mater, Rockne never had losing season. His 'Notre Dame clubs, meeting the strongest in the and, rolled up 105 victories and :ve ties with only 12 defeats. Remarkable Character Rockne was undoubtedly one .0! iie most remarkable 'characters he sports world has produced. He was a scholarly chemist, a wit, an rator of note, a teacher, an ath- ete and a great co'ach, Rockne was horn in Norway anc :ame to this country with his fam ly'when he was five years.old. He grew up in an Irish-Scandinavian leighborhood in Chicago where he earned to play baseball and foot - Once in a free-for-all, somebody jent his nose with a baseball bat a mark that for the rest of his life >vas to make him look like a bat ered pugilist. Rockne worked for four years after graduation from high schoo o earn enough money to go to the Mversity of Illinois. But two o iis friends who, like himself, were rackmen, urged him to go to ^otre Dame. Becomes World Famous That was the start of a career hat was to make him work amous. His roommate was, Gus Dorais, and the pair were to make botball history in a game at Wes 'oint. Notre Dame then was a littl college with an enrollment of onlj 400 and virtually unknown when i ravelled on short rations to mee the Army. But by nightfall the whole coun ry was stunned to read the resul of the game: Notre Dame 35 Army 13. With quarterback Dorai: passing to left, end Rockne^ tb jewildered Army learned for thi irst time the value of an air at tack on the grfdiron. Rockne had a great affection fo all the boys lie coached, but h always seemed to have an espe'c ally soft spot in his heart for th ?our Horsemen — Jim Crowley Harry Stuhldrejier, Don Miller Elmer Layden—and that greates of all Notre Dame players, Georg . Win For Gipper In his last season, Gipp contract ed a sore throat and died a few days later. On his death bed, th story goes, Gipp turned 'to Rockn and said: . . "I've got to go Rock.. It's a 1 right Some time, Rock, when th team is up against it; when thing go wrong and the breaks are bea' ;ng the boys, tell .them to go i there with all they've got and wi one'-just for the Gipper. I don know where I'll be then. Rock; bu I'll -know about" it and I'll b happy." ; Rockne said years later that h used the incident only .once. Tha was in the 1928 Army game whe the Army was beating the Irish. But Rockne told the boys abou Mcn't Gtnuint Htckttttd* Jackets Imported From Holland T)»r»V i.. Do*> net tniih, »htd wirt> w»w, loot w» ivlit «t p»)ntf «f • r»p»llanl «nd Horn mt, *>*i MM>. *r* Hub Army A Navy C*)fllfMNiy . Reroof or repair your roof now before winter with our quality materials. WAt PArinrtaw 1-I1N Westera MarylHl Limber I Sipply •^•WBl Spiders Still "oukl Decide ^eague Title ly The A»soeioted rfe$» The winner of the West Virginia- eorge Washington football game night in Washington is going to ecome abnormally interested in ow Richmond fares the rest of e season. Coach Ed Merrick's Spiders, retty much of a flop (1-2-1) in the outhern Conference race, still are position to be the kingmakers the league. Should West Virginia win as ex- ected tonight, Richmond could and the Mountaineers the cohfer- nce championship by defeating avidson tomorrow in Richmond. George Washington should whip 'est Virginia, the'Spiders could nreck the Colonials' chances in ichmond next week. Cats Boast 3-0 Record Despite Richmond's spotty rec- rd, Davidson Coach Bill Dole fig- res the Spiders will be the tough- st team on his Wildcats' light- eight schedule. The 'Cats boast a 3-6 league ecord and if they beat Richmond, ill have only to lick winless Furnan to claim the crown. Dole says even if the Wildcats ome through unbeaten he won't ress the matter of championship ghts. - .;' . - . ' ' "We realize," says the Davidson oach, "that we're not in a class ith West Virginia even if ^we do nd up with a better record inside the conference;" Right now he's preparing the Vildcats for what he. regards as heir most formidable assignment f the year. Passing — the Wild- at strong point — got a polishing esterday at practice. Work On Pass Defense Richmond, naturally enough, orked on its pass defense. Quar- erback Tommy Theodose was ack and apparently ready for full- tune duty. So was halfback George iggs, who's been' injured. West Virginia practiced at night i Washington's Griffith Stadium, he Mountaineers haven't played under lights for nearly two easons and coach Art Lewis lought they needed the ex- erience. George Washington assed up practice because of a ght.rain. Virginia Tech drilled for its oughie against Clemson, the ses- ion ending with a dummy scrim- nage. Emphasis was put on pass de- ense as VMI made its final prep- rations for Lebigh in cold, wet feather., William & Mary, with nds Walt Brodie and Jack Lewis till sidelined with injuries, also •orked in the rain for its engagement with Wake Forest. Washington . fc Lee - f passed- up ough- work in a short defensive lummy scrimmage. The Generals lay undefeated Hampden-Sydnej omorrow. rantldnd Rice Memorial Listed Vanderbilt NASHVILLE, Terin. OR— Vander- iilt University today announced stablishment of the Grantland lice memorial scholarships to rain future sportswriters at Rice's alma mater. ...... ...--. The four - year, • all -.expense wards will be financed by a grant from the Thoroughbred Racing As- ociations, the nation-wide brgani- ation of race tracks. One scholar- hip will be awarded each year. The university said sports edi- ors of the nation's daily newspa- sers have been asked to recommend the likeliest prospect in America to become a fine sportswriter for the initial scholarships next fall. • . . ; Winners will receive $1,800 a fear for regular expenses plus 500 each summer for field work. Rice died in 1954 after » dis- irigiiished career as a sport* writer. • • •-• • • • ;••••.- ':•... Josox' Jackie Jensen Consistent Performer BOSTON— Ufh- Jackie Jensen o! he Red Sox certainly is a con istent performer. Just compare iis 1954 and 1955 records. In both years he appeared in 52 games and batted .276. In 1954 e batted in 117 runs and in 1955 t was 116. In 1954 he slammed 25 lomers compared to 26 this year Gipp between halves and the boy: went out inspired for the secom alf. As Chevigny crashed over for he touchdown that beat the Army ie yelled: "That's one for the Gipper." Rockne and Gipp—they will al ways be an inspiration to the men if Notre Dame. . Shooting Match »Sunday, Nov. 6, 11 A.M. 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