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SECTION IK. J r S ' S ( , I - M Wi .lie 1. QUT ! Chick Hafey, Card outfielder, reach first bete free ties too lete in eeriee game. Foxx i returning the belL, ' yOL. 139, NO. lie 92nd Year. 2) Wildcats - m m - i .i Fumbles Frequent I y Both Elevens on Muddy Field Northwestern Once Comes Within Three Yards of Crossing Irish Goal Line By GEORGE KIRKSEY rnited Press Staff Correspondent SOLDIERS FIELD, Chicago, 111., In a titantic football tru?rle on a field that resembled a quagmire, Notre Dame jand Northwestern battled to a jpf-orelpss tie Saturday. , A crowd of v A i led Tinder - ;ambr e lias ; ,'and rain-coats in' Chi-'"caeo'g. big - , 's'rf'lake . front --m-mw- stadium and ' saw N o t re T &f .Dame's string of 20 .straight vie Tories halted 1 by a big, y?p o w e rf ul i-'Northw: e s t- - ern team Tng-Ilentner that jngt failed to score by. a scant three yards. Thrice driven back to its own goal line, after disastrous fumbles in the second period, Notre Dame staved off Xorthwest-crn's attack at these critical moments and came back to outplay the Wildcats by a scant margin in jhe final half. . Atrocious playing conditions v ave both teams opportunities to v score as a result of many fumbles, t neither had the power to drive hrouch the rain and mud for a ' Score. " " Notre Dame made four first Howns and Northwestern three and fchat just about reveals the-offen sive strength of the two teams. ; FnmMes Are Freqnent 1 Notre Dame fumbled eight times )o spell near disaster in the second 3eriod. Northwestern fumbled Tiine times, but recovered five. Jntrp Dame recovered twice. Notre Dame was never inside .nrthwestern's 18-yard line, but twice in the final half it seemed that the Irish were on their way to victory. In the third period an inspired Northwestern line rose fcp 'o halt Notre Dame's march en the 27-yard line, and in the fourth period a fumble stopped the Irish with the goal line 18 yards pway. Starting in midfield after recovering a Northwestern fumble, fCotre Dame staged the longest sus- (Continued on next page) Hoover Going Home to Open i 32 Olympics . WASHINGTON (U.R) Presi EPnf' Hover is going home, .to '"sralifornia during the next presi-i'-Afiential campaign. . - J'r-''nrday in an unusual manner. J.ouis b. flayer, motion picture -.lenitive, was standing with hiin i . t'ffore a microphone in the White i Jfouse lawn. Mayer was inviting l tile president to nmn the urnrlrt "Olympic games at Los Angeles text July 30. I Such invitations are matters of Youtine at the executive offices. Fully a dozen are received every fc-eek, and taken tinder advise-fcient. Later, announcements are tnade in writing. Mayer expected lie stock answer to this effect. I Instead, to Mayer's amazement .( hen he concluded his talk. Mn jujvcr ucweu ms mroac ana announced to the microphone an$ Sr. Mayer: , I -TcS may Inform the jtot- lemor if California that I ac-I'ept his Invitation. i means an important trip back if! forth through the country a lonth after the presidential noni-tations are to be made. Notification speeches usually are rieliA ?ed around Aug. L It is possible 3?t the president mar again be P"unea or ms nomination in the ir2e bowl at Stanford univprsit Alto. Cal.. where 90.000 ner-ns gathered to see the cere-onies in 1928. Irish Stanford Passes Overhaul Tiring Gophers, 13 to 0 Daring Aerial Attack Whips Battered Gophers in Last Quarter, as Cadel, Mof f att Score STANFORD STADIUM, Palo Alto, (U.R) The Stan ford Cardinals unleashed a daring aerial attack to defeat Minnesota university Saturday 13 to 0 in California s, first' big m-tersectional game of the year. The battered and weary Gophers offered little resistance in the fourth quarter, when the Cardinals dashed twice across their line for the only scores of the game. Minnesota fought yaliantly In the first three quarters and until the Stanford attack the game appeared destined to be a repetition of last year's Cardinal-Gopher scoreless tie. . Stanford threatened twice early in the second quarter, only to be denied a score when, passes fell incomplete over the goal line, but the breaks were with Coach Glenn "Pop" Warner's men and a fumble by Pete Somers, plunging Minnesota halfback, gave Stanford the ball on Minnesota's 21-yard line. Cadel Scores . Rallying quickly. "Dusty" Allen uncorked a 16-yard pass to Ernie Cadel and put the Indians on the Minnesota four-yard line. Capt. Harry Hillman carried It to the three-yard line Just as the third quarter ended. Minnesota, braced for the Stanford attack as the fourth quarter began, but a ' shifty reverse sent Cadel through the line . for a touchdown. Phil Moffatt place kicked for. the extra point. The Gophers offered little opposition as -Stanford opened up for another score. Working the ball down the field with a series of lateral and forward passes. Stanford took the ball to Minnesota's nine-yard line in the next five minutes. . ' Moffatt plunged and twisted his way across the goal line .for the other touchdown of the game. Moffatt's try for the extra point failed, leaving the score 13 to 0. ' Stanford Supreme v - Stanford left no doubt of its supremacy, scoring 14 first downs to two for the visitor s. Stanford completed nine out of 15 .attempted forward passes for a total gain of 129 yards. The Gophers, who surprised In the first quarter by being the first to open up an aerial attack, completed two passes for a total of If yards. Onlv six of the Stanford passes failed while eight of Minnesota's were knocked down. Stanford also was far in the lead in yardage, gaining 373 yards from scrimmage to 73 for its lntersec-tional opponents.' - - Hillman, Cadel an d ' Moffatt were rttemons of attack as.; they loosedpass after pass and plunged time sfnd - again through . tbe-'hefy Minnsota line for health v gains Thrice thev ' were within five yarys of the Gophers line but both timfs Allen's passes were knocked dof'n. ' 3"he Ilneun: MnsK?iA- mm. stahford Robin no n JW1U Monn (C) ' .1 . Cnfenrn . 1..T Hnnd l.ti Ha leu oB. r Mnlllrnii f Kukl B KlrHitw j Bolanif B T Erkorn V Tfrir HE ' - Tod Marnoag-alt Baker t hi l.H Moffatt AV. Hau HH X,mhrt Mnnlera FB . Allea Offlelalat Hfer, Bon Ev-ant umpire, Halneaj ileld Jadare, Varnellt head llneamaa. Masher. Seore ly qaarterai Stanford , IS IS Minnesota ...... Substitutional Stanford Baker for Allen t Jfetll for Colvlai BTelaer for Cordnat Schwarta fo Millfarani IVorvcard 1t Todl Hi- f len for Bitelowl Hlllman for Bakert Caddell for tainberi Mof- . fatt for Campbellt Holwerda for JIandt flardy for Moffatti OlOTer for HardTt Intala for Allen: Arrierbana-h for Caddellt filoTfr for Hardy t I.aborde for . Erhornt Wilson for Afflerhanah. Minnesota Kroll for Bolandi . Jantsen for rennei-Wj MaeDoa-ral for Somers i Hnrnole ' for Mnnnt Praiifrlr for Koshlt Gut for Wells J. Haas for W. Hasst Bebar for Manders; Xrlson fr Boblnsnn. ... Taddel and Moffatt. Points after tonrhdowns Fo Stanford, Moffatt. . ' Z r-rlV Battle Winn Purdue Nips Mini In Spasm of Passes, 7-0 Vanderbilt In 26 to 21 Win at Ohio State Commodores' Early Lead Outlives Sensational Buckeye Rally in Second Period OHIO STADIUM, Columbus, O., -(U.R) Vanderbilt university football eleven caught Ohio State's team fully unprepared Saturday and fought its way-to a 26 to 21 triumph over the Ohioans. About 23,000 attended. Ohio State, outplayed, outsmarted and .outlucked in the first half, came back game and fighting in the second half, scored 21 points while Vanderbilt marked time, and came near winning one of the most sensational games ever played in Ohio Stadium. - , The Southerners bewildered Ohio with a power attack - in- the first and second quarters. Their touchdowns came one-two-three-four while Ohio vainly tried to mix passes with running plays that gained ground. "When the two teams walked from the field at the half, Vanderbilt apparently basked m the glory of a 26 to 0 lead. . But when the two teams trotted on the field for the third period, Ohio State was different. Its plays functioned well and Vanderbilt couldn't gain. A substitute combination of Bill Carroll and Toledo Tommy Keefe raced its way to two touchdowns while Vanderbilt stood still. . - Dan. McGugin, the , strategist of the Commodores, stajted the second half with a sprinkling of substitutes who could not cope with Ohio's rejuvenated attack. Carroll scored first for Ohio and McGugin sent in his strongest lineup. That didn't stop Keefe, who soon crossed the line, with only a few minutes to play. Lew Hinchman fought his way to Ohio's third score, the game ended - before Ohio could muster strength for what would have been the winning points - Bob Haubrich, Ohio's dependable lineman, , kicked three perfect placements for extra points Ohio tried 16 forward passes, had four" intercepted, one for, a touch down. Eleven were incomplete, and only one was good. , Vanderbilt tried three passes, all grounded. The summary: OHIO STATE Poa. TAUfDEBBIIT fen-all Baamsartesi Varner Smith. Gallon Hanbrlrh Rabenstela Cramer Hinchman Holeomh (e)' TjVS Klrwan Xieren decker Hashes Graeey c BG BT BE QB 1. H H H FB ' Beaaler Moore Foster Close Thomas Boberts x acnimen Fortune Score hjr Quarters i Ohio State .... O 7 Vanderbilt ... 13 14 O Toachdo-vmsi Fortune, 3j Klrwan, Henderson, Carroll, Keefe and Hinchman. Points after fonehdownt Haubrich, 3 Henderson, Foster.' Substitutes! Ohio State Wilson, let Lilts, IK Delleh, et Kile, rsrj Glll-maa. A ashman, rei Bents, Hotter, q; Vldls, Keefe, Jh Gradr, Carroll, rh Welliver, 1 b. Vanderbilt McNevla, lei H. Boysoa, It; Hngliei, III Cow-ell, t Taller. Sneed, re; Anrntiosg, rt Myers,' ret Watklns, HodRlns. q E. Johnson, lh Henderson, rhj Suhr, Heinrlch, fb. .s : t- Heferee, Frank Ianej umpire. H. Totrne, Bates) field uda;e, Carl Wy. aandt, Woostert' head linesman, C. W. Strlcklina-, Virginia, v Powerful Harvard Team Downs New Hampshire CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (U.R) Harvard's powerful football - machine swept to a 39-0 victory over a light New Hampshire eleven here Saturday. - Harvard outsmarted and outclassed the invaders, tut showed no more gameness. Halfback Crlckard of Harvard featured the day with a fake spinner play that gained for his team almost at wilL Harvard scored in every period. White was . high scorer for the day with two touchdowns while Mays, Schereschew-sky, and Peter made one each. Fitzgerald's Run Gives Beloit College 6-0 Win BELOIT, Wis.. Oct 10 (U.R) A 22-yard end run by Fitzgerald, left halfback, won a' Big Four conference game for Beloit college,. defeating Lawrence 6 to' 0 here Saturday. The sole tally was made. In the second period on a wet and slippery field. AFact-nndifrJewspaper MADISON, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1931 Co Tt W Boilermakers Show Scoring Punch. Only Once, But Maintain Offensive ROSS-ADE BOWL, Lafayette, Ind., U.R) . An aerial attack which for a few short devastating moments routed the Illinois defense in the secod period, gave Purdue university a 7-0 victory, in its first Big Ten conference game of the season, here Saturday. With 20,000 persons watching, a record-breaking Dad's Day crowd, the Boilermakers carried the offensive throughout the struggle, getting Inside the Illinois 10-yard line several times. Only once, however, did Purdue show the driving punch to score. . Hecker-to-Moss unloosed a passing combination at the opening of the second period which took the ball In four consecutive plays from Purdue's 30-yard line : to Illinois' eight-yard marker, from where it jjas converted into' a touchdown by Moss', seven-yard run, and Yunevich's one-yard plunge. Heck- r kicked the extra point. t Only once during the first quarter did Purdue attempt to pass. That was a throw from White to Risk, which netted 12 yards, and cost Purdue the services of Risk for the remainder of the half because of an injury. Illinois Passes Fail -After the whirlwind passing game which gave Purdue its score, Illinois tried the same lactics, but without success. . ' The only serious threat by the Illini came early in the third period, when Purdue failed . to get the ball away from the danger-line after a punt, and it went to Illinois on Purdue's 17-yard line.; -c Illinois completed one pass but It wasn't good for first down and the Boilermakers marched - down the field from their nine-yard point, starting with a 15-yard run by Paul Pardonner, substitute quarterback. Yunevich, veteran fullback, hroke loose for the longest run of the game, 44 yards, to threaten the Illini goal, but Hecker lost 15 yards on a . pass, and the ball was in safer territory. - Purdue Lacks Pnnch Purdue made several good gains through the line, but never after the second period was able to penetrate it when only a few yards meant a score. The Illini fought back from their one-yard line, their three-yard line, and their six-yard line, all on first downs, to keep the tally down. The lineups: PURDUE Pom, ILLINOIS Moss 1E Frink Hnaar -3L.T Jackson I.etsing-e to Gorensteln Miller C Murray Janeok BO Jensen Roswell BT Hylnfc Calvert BE Sehustek White - QB Horsley Bisk l.H Berry Purvis B H Cook Ynnevieh FB ' Sehnlts Officials! referee, Joe MaKidsohn, Michigan umpire. W. I). Knisrht, Dartmonth field Judge, M. P. Ghee, Dartmouth! head linesman, M. Morton. Michigan... Touchdown Purvis. Point after touchdown Hecker. Substitutions Pnrdnet Bateman, let Chnbb. Fehrins;, Itj Wsterman, Fassler, Igj Oehler, r .Volnof f. Febel, rg Eward, Emmons. rt Merr.,. rej 'Pardonner, Ross, Pellee, McLean, qbj Hecker, Ins Moore, h; Illinois! Mar-rlner, let Click, O'lXeill. Its Mnssplck-el, lart Hedtke. ei Horstley, Walser, qbt Evans, rlu Enavely, Straw, fb. Big 10 Wisconsin, 7 Alabama Poly. T. Northwestern, ! otre Dame, O. , Tevas -AgKies, 29 Xowa, O. Michigan. 13t Chicago, -7. . Vanderbilt, 2t Ohi State, 21. Pnrdne, 7 Illinois, 0. Stanford, 13i Minnesota. 0. , Middle West De Pauw, 7j Cincinnati, 6. Knox, 7t Aormnl, O. Valparaiso. 50i Aurora. 0. - Hillsdale, aO Oberlin. 7. Rio Grande, 1S Urbana. T. I,ake Forest. 0! Carroll. O. Marrietta, ! Capital, 3. Miami, 8s Wabash, . Illinois Col., lj Monmouth. 1. Baldwin-Wallace, 20j Hiram, e. . Heidelberg, 7i Otterbein, O. . Defiance. 7; Find lay. 0. ' -Ohio V SSj Dennlson, O. Graceland, O; Dennison, 0.- AWootbatl Reswlts L XCpntinued on next page 77 (J (J 71 COV8i3SS om Wolves Whip Chicago 13-7; Fail to Shine Michigan Fails to Show Expected Strength as it Waits for Breaks ANN ARBOR, Mich U.R) The highly favored University of Michigan football team opened its Western ' conference race Saturday with a 13 to 7 victory over Chicago university, but failed to shine in doing so. The score was too close to give Coach Kipke any particular pleas ure, and surprised the experts, who had picked the Wolverines to win handily. Chicago played heads up football in the third period, but was not impressive otherwise, except that it managed to keep its heavier and more experienced foe in check a good part of the aft ernoon. , - Wolves Wait For Breaks Known as a team that waits for the breaks, Michigan lived up to its reputation. The accurate pass ing of Harry Newman, however, had considerable to do with the matter of scoring. Both touch downs : coming about aerial plays star ted by him, .-, - :v;; r- ? ' Michigan got Its first break , in the second period, when Birney, after signalling for a fair catch of a punt, dropped the hall and La Jenunesse recovered for the Wol verines on Chicago's 20-yard line, Newman snappei. a pass to Jack Heston, on the seven-yard line and Stan Fay scored from there on an end run. r : A blocked kick recovered on the Maroons' 17-yard line put MiChi gan in scoring position a few minutes later the boys worked the ball to the 10-yard line, after which Newman passed to Hudson," who went over unmolested for the second touchdown. Newman placekicked the extra point. Maroons Score On Pass . Chicago took charge of the play in the third, and after Tipping downfield, with Bob Wallace tak ing the lead, reached Michigan's 37-yard line. From there Wallace stepped back and tossed a pass which Zimmer caught on the 25-yard line for Chicago's , lone touchdown. Hamberg converted After this brief rally Chicago sub sided and Michigan again assumed charge, keeping the Maroons in check for the rest of the after noon. . . V ..- . Michigan eained seven first. downs , to three for Chicago, but gained only 36 yards more from scrimmage tnan am tne Maroons. On Its 17 attempted nasses. Michi- ean comnleted five for 76 varrts whilo t.mnaErn a T.nrn irnnn nnea were 48 yards. The Wolverines had the edge in punting. The summary: MICHIGAN , Pos. CHICAGO Hewitt I.E , Wlen Awer IT Spearing Douglass I.G- Borwltz Ci Morrison C Parsons I, a Jennesse BG Hamberg Samuels BT Cassels Wllllamsoa RE Toigo Westover QB Birne Fay IHB Zimmer J. Heston RHB Sabli . . B Summers Score by Periods . Michigan ft la O IS Chicago ............. O O 7 O ..Touchdowns! Fay, Hudson, . 7,im-mers. Points after tonchdowni .New. man. Hamberg. - ,. . . Substitutes! Michigan Kowalik I.GJ Cook, Ci Marcovsky. BG .Goldsmith. W isert, Chapman. BTf Daniels HEi Aewmn. ftBj .Debaker. IHi Ev. erhardus, BH. Chicago, .Wallace HHt Rusxeil, FB. Officinlsi; Referee. Jf. H. Slcbol (Oberltnlt umpire, F. A. Lambert IOblo)i field judge, H. B. Hackett (West Point)! bead linesman, II. 1.. jtay tiiiinois), ; Oregon Scores Late Win Over Washington SEATTLE, Wash A fast drive early in the fourth quarter and an 85-yard run gave Oregon a. 13 to 0 victory over the University of Washington Saturday. '. Bowermanl nrt. 1nf rr.prted huskv nasa .fl-n'rl ran SS xrarda fnr a touchdown- shortly after the weDleet had scored by way ol plunges and a pass. Fumbles Mark Kansas State, Missouri Game COLUMBIA, - joi-r-rThe Kansas Aggies opened their-big six con ference season with- a' victory over the University of. jUssouri in Memorial stadium here Saturday. The score was 20 to 7'. Fumbles and mipplpya. marked the, game from beginning to end. The weather was hot. - Tie ene Andy High Paces New Champions in Deciding Tilt Burleigh Grimes Lacks Bril liancy of First Game But Manages to Pull Through . By L. S. CAMERON rnited Press Sports Editor ST, LOUIS, Mo., U.R) The St. Louis Cardinals climbed from the depths to the heights Saturday and r e a c hed . the world's baseball championship. Their cause abandoned even by the home town fans, the Cards fought their ... -VJ way to truly thrill ing vic r - i tory, beating Philadelph i a's "A X k N vastly - favored Athletics by 4 to 2 in the deci- sive game, aim. 'winning the ex-- ( tended w o r Id ''- 's e r i e s, four o-am tn tVireft Burleigh Grimes6 The Cards victory was as surprising as it was exciting.. Alter taKmg tne nlav awav from their white ele phant rivals-in the fore part of thfl pomnetltlon ana coming uuuw for the concluding games, the Cards slumped so miserably Friday that hope for their victory Satur day seemed given up Dy an me reu shirted players But the darine drive and dash that had scored three victories in the earlier part of the championship was revived so thoroughly that Gabby Street's Cards made the . mountainous George Earn- shaw,, number two man of the Athletics, pitching staff, look like a tyro. The Cards, led by Andy High, flashy third baseman, scored two runs off two hits and an error in the first inning. George Watkins home tun in the third brought 1n two more. : ; "Ufapla Ballv in 9th The Cards then seemed positive ly destined to the victory they ul timatelv achieved. Meantime, old Burleigh Grimes was etraeking the ball past the ele phant batsmen. Almost never was he in' dancer.' His work lacked the polish it had when he limited the Atheltics to two hits in the third game. His control was often completely gone but the old master fooled the oroud Athletic batsmen in to swinging at bad ones, and was almost never in trouble. Not until the ninth inning ' did the Athletics score and the two runs tallied then came almost as an aftermath of the game itself which was as good as won when the Cards got their four run lead. Because the Cards haa oeen so little figured as. possible winners Saturday, this .game became the strangest .of an already freaky series. The Cardinal fans who had cheered 1 themselves hoarse . over the victory in the second game; played here, and .who yelled themselves: groggy before the start of Friday's debacle, were a strangely silent crowd as Saturday's game got, underlay. The spirits of the spectators were as drooping as the world series bunting hung about the grandstands. Even the band, which played before the game, was unable to awaken any pep. When they frequently played "Happy Days Ahe Here Again," one rooter -yelled "Ah, Nuts!" and that was the. way everyone felt.1 It was a matter of a lamb' being led to slaughter,' of a nervous club tighter, meeting the reigning champion. Card Fans Delirious But when the Cards displayed that upper hand, the crowd ' was electrified. They ; hung on every pitch. They booed the balls called against Grimes, tand the, strikes called for Earnshaw. And when the final out was made they fairly tumbled onto the field and danced. Deliriously happy as they were, the Cardinal rooters had one re gret. Their hero and the world's current baseball hero had failed them. John Leonard ("Pepper") Martin, wild man from Oklahoma's "hills, who had. hit, and hit aplenty in every game until Fri- .(Continued, fia next pajej. SAJFJ-Ppper Martin of the Card tumble safely onto second , at Dibrell William, A'e infielder, drops the balL r s Joe Linf or Brings Kickoff Back 95 Yards For Score Plucky Auburn Team Gains Tie by Scoring Through Use of Forward Passes By HENRY J. McCORMICK State Journal Spurts Editor I T 'S POSSIBLE to place the 'Wamii rr ProciHont TToV,c I Hoover for Wisconsin's foot- ball team being held to a 7 to 7 deadlock at Camp Randall stadium Saturday afternoon by little Alabama Polytech of Auburn Ala. : the Bad gers declared a moratorium on smartness and helped Auburn score its tally. TT W 1. who started all this moratorium business anyway Wisconsin s lone touchdown came at the very opening of V coiftnfl Volf toTipti .Too TjITI- for trapped Hitchcock's kick- off almost on his own hve-yard line and ran something like 95 yards for a touchdown ; Linf or started straight up the middle of Old Timers Wonder When Joe Linfor ran onck an Anbnrn kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown Saturday after, noon it caused old-timers to scratch their heads and try to recall when this feat was last performed by a Wisconsin player; there Is a story that "Ikey" Karel did it back abont the beginning of the century but no one could recall of it having been done In the last couple of decades. The last time the feat was performed at Camp Randall was when Bennle : Friedman turned the trick for Michigan against Wisconsin in 1925. the field, then veered sharply to his right and, aided by , brilliant blockine. scuttled ud tne smenne ix mo --- --- Liie grasp Ul. & vuuyic ui Laaicia hut. ran t4i last 35 va.rda- unmo lested, judging his pace nicely to ine capacity ui 111s muv&ei . uicg Kabat converted the extra point in two tries, Auburn being offside on the first attempt which was wide. Small Crowd Sees Game The game, played under miser- ablA weather conditions, was wit nessed by the smallest crowd to see a Wisconsin team play at camp Randall in years and years. Auburn's touchdown also came in the third period, the reliable Jimmie Hitchcock driving through, Wisconsin s right tackle from the one yara line atter tne Dan naa been advanced into scoring posi- .. , , . . . Jl : tion wun iorwara passes auu hub smasnes, . 1 Wisconsin had put itself In the hole a bit earner by waiting until fourth aown 10 punt ana tnen 10s- ing the ball when Linfor fumbled! as he was about to kick; as a re- pM-nRpnsannmnn '4 J sult of this slip of judgment, the shined by Ernest Molphiis, Au-Badgers were constantly kicking burn's brilliant sruard. Of Mni. from deep in their own territory, One such punt went to Auburn's 42 yara line irom wnere nucncocK re- turnea 11 aDom live yaras. Firpo" Phipps made a wild pass on nrst aown out ne went .t . m , -t . out and snagged one himself from Hitchcock on the next play to give Auburn a first down on Wiscon- sin's 15-yard line. Phipps' pass to Brown was incomplete but his next toss to Grant gave Auburn the ball on Wisconsin's 6-yard stripe, Phipps picked up four yards and a lirst down through the Wiscon- am hub aau men aouea auomer ai center utiui u xiilcucuck. weau over for the score. Hitchcock also con verted .the extra point. v Rain the Great Leveler It is axiomatic in football that rain is the great leveler, that the combination of a wet ball and a muddy field tends to make all teams pretty much equal. Under such conditions It is elementary to play safe with a lead and try to protect it? Wisconsin's waiting for fourth down when ahead to punt was a glaring slipup. bo tar as statistics are con cerned, the bulge is all with the Badgers. Wisconsin made 10 first downs to Auburn's five, gained 12a yards from scrimmage to the Dixie eleven's 50 and was penalized 25 yards , to Auburn's 60; each team completed three 1 passea4 .Wisconsin's ii .jards and J J ' ck The Sad Tale Wisconsin ri, irBcnx Thnrner I-B Orant Cnthbert'T. ' Ij'P ' JneColium Kranhold LS MolPBua Krng-er . C Jordan. Kabat . HH immnirni Smith (e) RT Bnsh (to e b, Qr Davidson (c e) l.H Phippa RH ' Hitchcock; FB ' ' Brown MrUnire- 8?e11j SCORE BY PERIODS Wisconsin, .... o Alr"urciidoWnsi" i, O T U 7 " 7 07 liinfor and Hitch cock points after tonchdowni Kabat and MitcucocK. - , Knh.iltnllnnii Wisconsin Schill er, rnb Strain, fbj Simmons, et Wlm- mer, ql Haironn, ici iaiun, son, qb Llnfor, lhb Bratton, rt Du- cci. k Stout. It i Pacetti. . Alanilma farter, qo numw qb; Hatfield, lhb. Referee i r, tl. w. Hnea;ei, jti n r- qnette. Umpire I Everett Strnmpper. Jr., Georgia Tech. Field Jnds;et Lee Daniels, JLofoIr. Head llnesmanj J. J. LiPl, Cbicaiso. - , GAME STATISTICS Yards Gained From ScrinimaS" Wisconsin 12S rsrds. i Tries ' Gala Are. Rebhols ...... fi 6 S-8 Schneller ........is 13 2S 2 2-13 Strain . .x, : -l 3 ISS".1".:;::::::::; ' :. 1 A z-3 1 2 2-3 McGnire ..a. tea... 8 ' 1 1-3 Wimmer it 2' 2 Auburn SO yards. ' - - Tries Gain Ave. Phippa ... ...::. 1 33 2 1-1 Brown a,. a la I Z- f S HitcheookT.'.!.in 3 3-10 FORWARD PASSES Wisconsin! Attempted 1ft. ..Vf-j'ritVT: Incomplete 12. .,-, s-it";.... Intercepted . C :.,;, f. Completed 3. '-' Total I'ardageii it. Auburn t Attempted It. v -: 1 incomplete ei. . ; i : Intercepted 1. Completed 3. Total Yardage 8. Completed Pasae - Wisconsin t Strain to Rebhols for 1 yards. chnelier to Rebhols for T yardjv Rebhols to McGnire for J-8 yards. Auburn i ' Phlpps to Brown, for IS Tarda. Phippa to Hitchcock: for 21 yards. Phippa to Grant for 0 yards, in; ats - Trtea Dis. Ave. Schneller (WU.) .... R 148 2fl 3-3 Linfor (Wis.) 3 100 S 1-3 Strain (Wis.! ...... 1 8 SH Hitchcock ( A. .... 14 472 33 5-7 IPCNTS RETURNED Tries Yds. Ave. Hitchcock (A.) T 4 ft 1-7 schiuer Wi. 11 11 Rebhols (Wis.) ....1 .18 18 KICK-OFFS ' Tries Dis. Ave. Kabat (Wis.) 2 lOS 52 Hitchcock A.) ...... 2 0 45 KICK-OFFS. RETURNED Linfor wis.) ,.w.r 1 us h awonn iwis.) ......x in 30 14 14 Hitchcock (A.) ........ 1 22 22 FIRST DOWNS - Passes Rushes , Pen, Tot. lO 5 IVbSrV 2 I- 2 o PENAUTiF.a Wisconsin! s for 2S yarda. An burn i J for 65 yards, FUMBLES Wisconsin, fit recovered, 4. Auburn, 3 recovered, S.. Auburn's for 48. However, the other side of the story that the statistics doe ot tell is that Auburn was the more alert team, the more sure ball handlers and team quickest to take advantage of breaks. On two dit rerent occasions Auburn recovered fumbled inside "Wisconsin's 25-yard - line, 1 Yon onifl a-1i nnii, . before you found any Wisconsin heroes. ' Buckets' Goldenberg, tamed for his savaee nlav. just another back Saturday and the great Greg Kabat was out- phus, tioach "Fog" -'Kiler remark- ed, "He certainly does love to ( 'em, suffer," 1 - Tu,w,i w.,.. " Coach'Glerin ThistlethwaitA tto. I , ! ,ai.-o V" Tl U IITI I'lKa llnlrll J tTUU disgusted with the showing rtf hi team. It wasn't so much that th. Badgers didn't do more scoring on L the muddy cridlron but .b fonnrt their stunid nlavintr mnt MxheaTt. ening. Wisconsin's, pass , defense was not good, a good share of the fault lvino- rh -th- usine a drv f ielrt i!pfens . on . soggy turf. The Badger defensive backs were staying .back too far U Tl f"! TlirinB 4V rrt a sm mob 4ici a ea they could on a dry field. 1 Wisconsin's pass attack was well conceived and, save at the very end of the game, was pretty well mixed with tlie running attack; however, the receivers were miser able, no less than five perfect tosses being dropped after the pig skin had been put directly into their hands. It is admitted that the ball was probably hard to han dle, but a greased pig should be trapped at least once under the same conditions. Perhaps, nobody realized until Saturday's game just how far Wisconsin will have .to go before-it can hope to cope with teams like Purdue, the Badgers next opponent. Wisconsin's line did not out- Continued, gn next Dael 1

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