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SUNDAY AMERICAN-STATESMAN. AUSTIN, TEXAS. OCTOBER 16. 1938. For Delivery Service TelepKone 4391 HOGS' LAND ATTACK HALTS STEERS, 42-6 10 Oklahoma Trims Kansas, In First Conference 19-0, Battle By tha United Prasa MEMORIAL STADIUM, LAW RENCE, Kan, Oct. 15. Oklahoma put in a serious bid for the Big Six conference football championship Saturday by defeating Kansas IS to 0, in the opening conference contest for both team. The big Sooner forward wall which outweighed the Kansas line 20 pounds per man, was the principal factor in the victory. The linesmen held Kansas to 74 yards In scrimmage plays and the secondary defense men broke up' the vaunted . Jayhawkers passing attack. Kansas completed only seven forwards out of 21 for total gain of 64 yards. Sooner Use Sana Oklahoma depended upon running plays for most of its scoring drive, although well timed laterals and forwards helped to befuddle the Kansas defense, which only on occasions was able to withstand the Sooner attack. Hugh McCullough, starting Oklahoma quarterback, wag a shade the best of the Oklahoma ball carriers, and he carried away the high point honors of the day, getting a touchdown and one extra point The day was a heart-break er, however, for Raphael Bourdeau place kicking artist of the Sooner eleven, who missed his first try for extra point in three years, in the first period. McCullough carried the ball 18 times for an average of nearly five yards per try. Howard McCarty, who scored the final Sooner touchdown In the fourth period, averaged six yards each of the 10 times he earned the ball. Bob Seymour was the hardest charging of the Oklahoma ball carriers, and he went through al most the entire Jayhawkers team to score the second touchdown after taking a lateral from Mc Cullough. PonU Keep Score Down Up front Gilford Duggan 208- pound tackle played the game of his life and few successful Kansas plays went through the left side of the Sooner line. Others who shone in the line were Roland Young, towering end, and Clifton speegle, sophomore center. Kansas never had the ball beyond the Sooner 20 yard line, two drives losing fire, one because of a fumble, the other on a pass interception. Max Replogle with solid accurate punts, probably prevented the Peterson Makes Only Texas Tally On Blocked Punt Sooner from running up an evenj higher total. On several occasions I hp painH cnHctanriall v in kiflrinff! exchange. The Oklahomani bottled Ralph j Defeat Is WoFSt miner, sensational sopnomore nan-back for Kansas and he made only 23 yards in eight attempts. Southwest's Most Bitter Feud Due Saturday in U.T.-Rice Tilt Northwestern And Ohio State Play To Scoreless Tie Past 30 Years Texas Football In Of EVANSTON, 111., Oct. 15. (JP) Northwestern, braked down by forward pass interceptions, was held to a scoreless tie ky a dogged Ohio State eleven before 38,000 spectators Saturday. The Wildcats escaped defeat only by the narrow margin that kept j Center Charley Maags attempted field goal from whizzing over the crossbar in the final two minutes of play. (Continued from page one) Women's Golf Group To Stage Contests The Ladies Golf association of the Austin Country club is spon soring a putting contest at the club Wednesday at, 7:30 p. m. f sf i - f l c I... i ft J 1 "v.. HAND -TAILORED EXCELLENCE FROM Fashion Park suits have always been sold on their own superior merits . . . giving men the long-lived satisfaction derived from choice fabrics ... the ease of fine hand tailoring ... the distinction of authentic, pleasing styling ... and the new Fashion Parks for fall, 1938, are no exception. We invite you to see them . . , single and double-breasted styles in fine cloths. FASHION PARK SUITS, $50 AND MORE If you should be unable to find m ur leiections tha exact style, color or fabric pattern you want in . suu, Mr. Edwards will be happy to care for your needs from hi Custom-Tailored Service. He will show you countless fabrics and models and have a suit made to your exact measure in Fashion Park's Custom Shops. HEHDOlDS-PBIlJinD AUSTIN DALLAS ed on the same field with Fred Thomsen's crimson-clad mountaineers Saturday. Lanky Neil Martin, a junior back fr m Texarkana, whipped across fo the first three Arkansas touchdowns on running plays. In fact, only one of the six Porker scores wis made on one of their dreaded passes. They found it simpler to carry the ball through the leakv iexas line and around the unprotected flanks. Hog' First Victory It waa Arkansas' first Southwest conference victory against two defeats, and a sadly inauspicious start lor Dana Bible s boys in their '38 conference campaign. The Texas team that had played well in spots against Kansas and against really strong teams like Louisiana State and Oklahoma fold ed completely in almost all depart ments. It should be mentioned that Glenn Jackson and Bullet Gray were out of the lineup with in juries and that Park Meyers and Charley Naiser went out in the first half not to return, but even the absence of four regulars could I hardly account for such wholesale demoralization as was witnessed by 8,000 customers under the blazing Arkansas un in Little Rock high school' stadium Saturday. First Downs, 21-4 It was a great sendoff for the Arkansas team that goes to San Francisco to play Santa Clara next Saturday. The Longhorns will play the likewise winless Rice Owls at Houston. Arkansas' tremendous advantage was reflected in the first-down statistics. The Porkers made 21 to Texas' four. The game was barely well started when the Longhorns found themselves in an unique position. They were ahead. Shock Too Much The shock, however was too great and soon they were trailing by a greater margin than at any other time this' season. They began with a flourish, dash- T.C.U.-AGGIE PICTURES ON STREET IN 2 1-2 HOURS Pictures of the T.C.U.-Aggie football game at College Station Saturday afternoon were being read by Austin fan less than two hours and 30 minutes after the game was over. Neal Douglass, American-Statesman photographer, flew to the game with G. C. Cross, flying Austin business man, who took off from the College Station airport two minutes after play ended at Kyle field and in 45 minutes et his monoplane down on the Municipal airport. Help in rushing the exposed films from Kyle field to the College Station airport was given Douglass by Capt. E, W. Mayr and Patrolman Tom Gas-saway of the Texas department of Public Safety and. at the airport here Sgt H. W. Heiling of the Austin police department gave the newspapermen a fast ride to the office. Cuta were rushed out of the Economy Engraving company plant by Marvin Roberts. By BILL DfRVAL American SutBnin Staff Texas vs. Rice! The Southwest's most bitter gridiron feud is ready to flare again no later than next Saturday when the Longhorns and Owls clash for the 25th time in Houston. It is the game most eagerly awaited by the teams and fans of both schools. It is the game that attracts the customers from far and wide. Feeling runs wild, enthusiasm mounts at both schools. The grads gather, to tell tales of the deeds of their grid heroes of yesteryear. Bonfires are burned, stirring speeches are mads, and the fight is on. Lain Confident The Rice coach. Jimmy Kitts, made the statement last year that he wanted to corral the Longhorns above all other teams the Owls played. Ernie Lain, Rice's powerhouse back and sharpshooting passer, said last year he felt confident the Owls would take the Steers again and go on to the Rose bowl. The Oklahoma Sooners took up the Rose bowl tickets in the first game of the season for the Owls when the Sooners shaded them, 7-6. Then the L. S. U. Tigers turned on the Owls for a 3 to 0 verdict. To make things disconcerting for Longhorn fans, however, the Sooners and Tigers defeated the Texas H-' ; This picture shows the most controversial play in Southwestern conference football last season. Did or did not 5teen catch the pass in the above picture from the Texas-Rice game here? Officials said he did and Rice won on this play. ing to a pair of first downs in their half of the field the econd on Beefus Bryan's 10-yard sweep of right end. And they halted on a familiar note Bryan passed into the hands of Wilfred Thorpe, Arkansas guard, on the enemy 42. After ripping off two first dnwni the Porkers grew shaky and Mar tin finally had to kick from the SO. Johnny Peterson flashed in and blocked the ball. It bounded crazi-ly away, bounced into the hands of Texas' charging end, Peterson, and he raced 45 yards through an open new ior a touchdown. Bryan Misses Try Bryan missed the eoal and Texas led, 6-0. But not for long. The life of a snowball in hades would have been long and eventful as compared with the life of that Texas lead. Ihe Kazorbacks opened ud their lamea passing attack, with Glovd Lyon pitching, and an interception by Lawson on the Texas three halted them briefly. Lyon tossed one to Mickey on the 10 and from there Martin whizzed over the Texas right side, running by several upright Longhorns, for the first Arkansas touchdown. Simington put the Porkers ahead with a placement kick. Rhode I Outstanding During this trying period and the hectic moments which followed, a bright spot for Texas was the slashing, colorful guard play of blond Jack Rhodes, who was eternally upon the Arkansas passers and kickers and hanging onto Porker plunger. Martin's great punt out of bounds on the Texas eight enabled the Longhorns to present Arkansas with another touchdown in quick order. In that dangerous territory the Longhorns unwisely tried a ball-handling reverse run, with Bryan taking the ball from Law- son. He did and fumbled, Mose-ly recovering for Arkansas on the four-yard line. Martin cut inside Shelby Buck for the touchdown and Miller kicked goal. . Davis Stopped With 10 minutes to plav in the second quarter, little Gilly Davis went into the game and gave the fans a thrill with a dizzy run of about 50 yards for a 10-yard loss. He took a lateral, tried to circle right end, was cut oft reversed I his field, was chased back nearly team by wider margins than the defeats of the Owls by the two teams. The Longhorns lost 20-0 to the Tigers and 13-0 to the Sooners. The Owls, with a championship team returning almost intact, will be in fine fettle, and the Owl machine always is rolling at its best for the Longhorn game. The feathered tribe had not scored a point before meeting the Biblemen last year, but it clicked in fine fashion to down the Steers, 13 to 7. Kitts on Top The Owls hold a string of four consecutive victories over the Longhorns, the only team having' such a margin. All four of the games nave been played while Kitts has been coach of the Owls, and he has never coached a team that has been subdued by the Steers. Time was when a victory for the Steers over the Owls was taken for granted, and it was truly a startling reversal for the Owls to turn in a victory. The Houston team had never occomplished the feat but twice before 1930. In that year, however, the Owls broke the monotonous string of Longhorn victories. A mighty Texas team went to Houston, highly favored over the Owls, and suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of an inferior team. The Owls were on the long end of a 6 to 0 score. Longhorns Take Title The Texas team was spirited to great heights for the remainder of the season, and was undefeated in other games. The team won the conference title due to some phenomenal work by Dexter Shelley. Ernie Koy, Harrison Stafford, and the late "Ox" Blanton. Graduation claimed Shelley, but Stafford, Koy and Blanton swore vengeance when the Owls came to Austin in 1931. The Owls were primed for the tilt, however, and the story of how "the fighting band from Houston outplayed and outfought a sluggish Longhorn team is still a favorite topic for Rice fans. The score was 7 to 0 for the Owls. The season of 1932 found the Longhorns with one of their greatest teams in history. Koy and Stafford were completing their eligibility and Bohn Hilliard was a sophomore. The Longhorns were right in a memorable Houston battle and the trio of great backs led the team to a resounding defeat of the Rice team, 18 to 6. The Steers played fine ball the rest of the season but an upset at the hands of the Horned Frogs deprived them of a title. Last Win Was in 1933 Texas had a miserable year in 1933, but the swivel-hipped Hilliard led his team to a smashing 18 to 0 triumph over the Owls. The victory was the last for the Longhorns over the Owls. In 1934 the Owls emerged from their lethargy and became a definite power in the football wars of the Southwest. The team began jinxing the Longhorns and has not stopped. All-American Bill Wallace and all-conference John Mc-Cauley were the spearheads of the Rice attack in 1934. Hilliard and Hugh Wolfe were the Longhorns' big guns. Hilliard suffered an injury in a previous game, however, and was not ready for the Owls when the two teams met in Houston. A stormy game had produced a touchdown each for the teams when the game lacked only two minutes of ending. Hilliard was rushed in the game for his only play of the game to put the Steers in the lead with a beautiful field goal. But the Owls were not finished They came back fighting to inter cept two Longhorn passes for scores and give the Steers a mis erable setback. The score was 20 to 9. It was the first of four games won by the Owls by split-hair decisions. Steer Crowd Owls in 1935 The teams met in Austin in 1935 and had another stirring battle. Wallace and McCauley played one of the best games of their careers and led the Owls to another tri-umphy. The Houston team scored twice, but a spirited Texas team came back fighting to crowd the Owls by making two more touch downs. The Owis would not be aeniea and made two more mark era, while the Steers could mus ter only one more. The final score was 28 to 19 for the Owls. Games played Saturday by the Texas and Rice teams are also more evidence of the superiority of the Rice team, although the Owls were defeated, 26 to 17, by the Tulane Greenies: The Green Wave is generally recognized as one of the major powers in the South and is probably more potent than Arkansas' sophomore team, which routed the Longhorns, 42 to 6. Some of the Texas boys played a fine game In the Little Rock tilt, but quite sadly they were members of the Porker team. The Steers were the victims of some very costly penalties and some questionable decisions when the teams met in Houston on a slippery field in 1936. The game was a scoreless deadlock with only seconds to go when the Owls pushed over a score and won the game, 6 to 0. . Remember '37? In 1937 came the most hectic game in the relations of the schools. The teams raged up and down the field at Memorial stadium with no score while the clock showed there was time for one more play in the .first half. The Owls had the ball on the Longhorn three-yard line. Lain took the ball and made a furious lunge at center and went over for .the first score as the gun fired. History was made in the second half. The Steers took the ball from deep in their own territory and drove up the field. The drive culminated in a scoae for the Longhorns but the play was called back. The scoring play was a pass from "Bullet" Gray to John Peterson, who lateraled to Beefus Bryan. The play was called back on the grounds that Gray was not five yards behind the line of scrimmage when the pass was thrown. The officials also said Bryan was in front of Peterson when he caught the lateral which would make the play illegal. That Pass! That Pass! The Longhorns came back a few minutes later and made another touchdown to tie the score. The last quarter produced another score for the Owls which Texas fans still insist was not legal. Lain tossed a wobbly pass to Frank Steen, Rice end, who fell to the ground in trying to catch the ball. Officials ruled he had caught the ball, but Steer fans said the ball touched the ground te fore Steen caught it Texas fans saw pictures of the game which they said proved the disputed Texas score was legal. The final -J Above is Ernie Lain, who as early as 1937 admitted that Texas didn't have a chance against the Owls this year. The Steers will be gunning for the big fellow. score was 14 to 7 fJr the Owls. The Texas-Rice rivalry began in 1914 and has continued without interruption. In games to date the Longhorns have scored shutouts on the Owls four times, while the Houston crew has blanked the Steers four times. Most overwhelming defeat of the Owls came in 1915 when the Longhorns whitewashed the Rice team 59 to 0. The Owls never have defeated the Texas team by more than 13 points. Beginning in 1920, the Longhorns did not allow Rice to score a point for four successive years. The largest number of consecutive victories in the series goes to the Texas team which defeated the Owls in the six years from 1918 through 1923. Results of previous Texas-Rice games: Softball Leaders Suffer Reverses Crucial Tilts Are Set For This Week "That which goes up must come down." This proved to be true m the city Softball league last week a., all teams with undefeated record's suffered defeats and three of ths (i league-leaders were forced to taks defeats or ties. In the Major, the Greenwood druggists continue to lead the league by a half game. The Drug-gists had both of their games call, ed off this week. The Becker Lumber team handed the Capital leers a battle on the old Barton Springs diamond and wa rewarded with a tie for its efforts. The Lumbermen outhit the leers." 9-4. In the Commercial league, ths Hiway team meets their closest op. ponenfs on the Barton Springs diamond at 7:30 p. m. Thursday night in a tilt which will either see the league lead change hands or give the forces of F. r. Kane a larger advantage. Strickland's Miller Blue Print company jumped from third place into first FriOay night when they downed the IVelson Provisioners. JO-3, and tne courthouse Employee! took the league-leading Independents aggregation, 13-5. As a result or the upsets, the Independents dropped into second place and the Provisioners moved into third. Monday night may see a leader in the Major after Greenwood-Conoco tilt. SOFTBALL STANDINGS Octohtr 14 Ma ior Grpanwood ft Conoco fi U Swn-Up 31, Wnfforrls i Kamp Market J Independent Capital Ice g Acme lreiarht i ssn "wr i.umoer Texas Public Service 2S TliCC Dodders TL'CC Cuba .' jji Commercial Hiway a Hires IW Beer . . . 74 Walther League 44 Internal Revenue :H3 56th Brigade 2 Hiway Planning l, Rusineae Miller Blue Print E Independent a 4 Nelson Provision 44 Courthouse 4 Remington Ranci 0 0 new the I 14 44 ft 1 41. h 64 1 14 4 54 6 4.17 2i.f) 437 S3 3S OS.i 714 fit: 00(10 p. m. TLCC Hogs Click Throughout mis 1!H 1917 m 1I19 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1931) 1931 19S2 , 1933 . 1934 1935 , 1936 , 1937 , ::t::.: Texas Rice . 41 0 . 59 0 . 1ft 2 . 0 13 . 14 I) . 32 7 . 21 0 . 5ft I) .29 11 . 27 (1 . 19 . 27 ft . 20 0 . 27 0 IS ft 39 fl 0 ft l 7 1 is n 20 1 2S 7 T 14 GAMES THIS WEEK Monday BARTON STRINGS (Newl: 7 p m Indepenaenta vs. Miller Blue Print. Conoco vs Greenwood; Kamp Market . Seven-Up. BAK1UN SPRINGS. (Oldi: TUCC Cuba v. Capital Ice Dodgers vs. Becker Lumber. Tuesday BARTON SPRINGS (New): P. m Miller Blue Print vs. Reminirton Ran. I; D?n,ro,v"ion v- Courthouse. BARTON SPRINGS (Oldl: 7 p. m Hi. way vs. Hiway Planning Survey: Internal Revenue y. Walther ; TUCC Cubs vf. Acme Freight. Wednesday BAR TON SPRINGS iNew): 7 p m Remington Rand vs. Courthouse : Green! THrr &PHINGS (Old): 6:30 p. m. HiPiC BDod.S"" vs- T- P- S.; 7:30 p. m. iJ L "pf i?er vs- Hiwy: 830 p. m. s-w p. m. Capital Ice vs. Acme Kreisht. Thursday BARTON SPRINGS (New), 8 p m. lerlPrlnt ; BARTON SPRINGS (Oldl: S p. m. T. TUCCVDodBr LUmber; TUCC 'Biscuit Runs 2nd LAUREL, Md.. Oct. 15. (IP) The mighty Seabiscuit bowed to a filly the speedy Jacola. in the $7,500 added Laurel stakes one mile Mature Saturday. The Chief was third. CD i NEW FOR VIOLET NEW YORK. New York university's basketball team will play Notre Dame in a home-and-home series for the first time in history this season. The Irish come east Feb. 11. The Violet performs in South Bend, March 12. Forward passes attempted Passes intercepted by Opponents fumbles recovered Texas Ark. 4 . 15 28 207 20 20 8 8 72 146 21 26 1 5 0 53 : 36 38 i 174 64 I 1 2 125 40 ! The New Longhorn Waffle Shop SPECIAL SUNDAY DIHHER Another crazy play followed, but it was a more effective one. Martin intercepted Davis' wobbly pass nd lateraled poorly to Mosely, who picked up the ball and ran 20 yards to the Texas five. Martin again whirled out, of Buck's arms and went across for another touchdown, with Miller kicking goal 4th Score Easy The fourth touchdown was nar- ticularly easy a plain varillla pass from Lyon to Yates for a 43-yard trip across the Texas oal. Auto matically Simington punched across the Z8th Arkansas point sportly before the first half ended. The Razorbacks went out in the third quarter to get som more points, got 14 of them and then loafed through a listless fourth quarter that, wonder of wonders. was scoreless. Their fifth touchdown resulted from a field-leneth drive which started from a Texas kickoff and wound up with Hickev eirclintr the Texas right side on an end- around play or 10 yards. Simington made it 35-6. Puett Outstanding Soma wiera ball-hawkint? bv Bryan on an Arkansas mint and then another fumble recovered by Sutherland on the in.vrr! lin i to the Texas M and finally got up Arkansas' last touchdown around tha left end back to hia 30. 1 Smith pulled the end-around to the two, McDaniel went to the inch line and Mitchell plowed over. Although kicking from the Texas 21 as the result of a penalty. Miller booted the sixth extra point. Second and third-string lineups played the last quarter for both teams and there was little interesting action. For Texas, Rhodes, the only regular in there, continued to play great defensive ball ana aimirutive Nelson Puett was outstanding at a defensive halfback position. Texas Sweeney, le; Myers, It; Rhodes, lg; Banes, e; Nasier, rg-Esunas, rt; Peterson, re; Forney qb; Bryan, lh; Moers, rh; Lawson, fb. x Arkansas Britt, le; Mays, It; xnorpe, ig; Woodell, e; Simington. rg: Stout, rt: Hickey, re; Larimore qb: Yyons, lh; Martin, rh; Cole, If. Score by periods: Texas f 0 ft 6 Arkansas 7 21 14 042 Texas scoring Touchdown, Peterson. Arkansas scoring Touchdown. Martin 3. Yates (sub for Britt) Hickey, Mitchell (sub for Cole)! Point from try after touchdown, Simington J. Miller 3 (placements) Referee. Alvin Bell, Vanderbilt: umpire. John Old. 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