The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 26, 1916 · Page 13
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SPORTING SECTION LINCOLN SUNDAY STAR - N E B R A S K A ' S B E S T N E W S P A P E R SUNDAY EDITION FIFTEENTH YEAR. LINCOLN, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 191B. FOUR PAGES. FOOTBALL RESULTS TWO NEBRASKA STARS HIKEYES IN SPITE OF DISIL START Nebraska Uncorked Slashing Attack and Buried Iowa In Brilliantly Played Game. WIN CLEAN CUT VICTORY Caley, Qook, Dobson and Otou- palik Are Main Spokes In the Nebraska Attack. CALEY BAN TEAM WELL By "CY" SHERMAN. '(Special to The Star.) ' IOWA CITY, la., Nov. 25.--The Nebraska Cornhuskcrs carna back today with the old winning punch and bat- } coin boys, both In knowledge of the - - ·· TM · J in confidence. They were At Columbus--Ohio State, -'3; Northwestern. 3. j At Madison--Wisconsin. 0: Illinois. 0. j At Chicago--Minnesota, 49: Chicago. 0. i At Lafayette--Purdue. 0; Indiana. 0. ! At Iowa City--Nebraska. 34; lown, 17. I At South Bend--Noire Dame. 46; 1 Alms, 0. At New nSl?n-T-YaIe, 6; Harvard. 3. At New York--Army. 15; Navy. 7. At' Washing-ton--Georgetown. 79- Bucknell, 0.' At New York--New York, U 6; Columbia. 0'. At Springfield. Mass.--Springfield, CO; Massachusetts Aggies 6. At Boston-- Syracuse. 20; Tufts. 16. At Washington--Washington and Jefferson. 41; Chattanooga. 0. At Easton--Lehlgh, 16; Lafayette, .0. At Haverford--Havcrford, 10; Swarthmore, 7. At New Br '.nswick--Rutgers, 34; Dickinson. 0.: Virginia, 19; Carolina freshmen, T. Charlotte high, 21; Lynchberg high. 0. Uni. Place High Defeats Lincoln's Second Team, The glory of Lincoln high school was centered around the first team Saturday, and not upon the second string men. As a curtain raiser for the North Platte- Llncoln battle, the Red and Black Juniors went down to .a 7 to 0 defeat at the hands of the University Place high school squad. The university lads outclassed the Lin- DEFECTED BY ME Blue Team Triumphs By Score of 6 to 3 Before Monstrous Crowd. Crimson Scored Drop Kick-Casey's Touchdown Is Disallowed. tere and then buried the Hawkeyes . game and ,TM*i=' * c-nunt of 34 to 17 Six thou- ! steady and better understood their own unde a count or a* to i . ^ . nblll( . than th young Red and Blacks . sand Iowa homecomers witnessed tne . A fumb]c by Cummffs- however ca me overthrow of the old gold, ana DiacK. near being disastrous for the \-isting Nebraska rooters from Lincoln 'exunca team. A perfect kick by Holmberg. over the Nebraska triumph, which -was which Cumrnings fumbled, gave Lincoln achieved'by dint of the most slashing ; the ball on the visitor's 20-yard line. By nttnrk the Cornhusker machine dis- j line drives the second team advanced the attack tne i * ball to th unlvers | ty 3 - yard n ne when * PLflTTE the -whistle blew at the half. of the tlrgt played during their 1916 gridiron campaign. , lall . , .Iowa's defeat was encompassed, j In the thlrd quarteri the university "after the Kawkeyes had flashed a boys swept down the field, using to ad- touchdown arid 'also a goal from the i vantage a wide formatlon,'-and Harper, field during the opening period. Then j on a clever fake formation. . carried the ·the Co-nhus'ker offense got under full ball through center-for thev;only touch- headway and the second period saw | *£TM of the game. Baney. kicked the the Nebraska/is ram their way down ; B a nev . Harper and Hare, all played ·the rectangle and-, charge across the j ,, rllllant for.'University.: Place while Hawkeye goal to a string of three ; stoll did the best work for the second touchdowns Iowa adherents took hope ' team. HOl'm'berg'E excellent kicking, 'in the third period ..when a Hawkeye however greatly aided the Lincoln aids, player recovered a fu.-ihle and sprinted I The lineup- · · - - ,,,,. _ ., ,_ t, i,^ rtT ,r« u,,t +"h» I Lincoln ' f i f t y yards to a touchdown, but the I Cornhuskers responded during the ' fourth and' final, period with another resistless march, wh'ch did not end until the pigskin had been planted over the Iowa goal. An intercepted pass enabled the Huskers to register their fifth touchdown. Victory Is Clean Cut. The cold statistics indicate that Nebraska's victory was decisive and clean cut. The Huskers advanced the ball 338 yards frotn snap back while ·the total for the Kawkeyes was only. '.seventy-three. Iowa's .best football ;was in evidence in the first period. ·when the Hawkeyes rushed and passed 'the ovs.l. a total of sixty-two yards. .-.Seven'·.forwitfU" 'passes by Caley and- Cook gained nin'cty-ono' yards for Nebraska while the Hawkeyes manipu- , . Unl Place 1 Teft......;..'.'...'.. .le... 1. .-A. ! Aden Morgan It B. Church MeOlasson...'...'... .h?.'...:..;-. -- Hed.'jes Powers f .c. .v -. Parkinson .'.'rg:......... McCann rt H. Church Fttoll 1 re ..'"..'... Harper Thomas Ih : Cummlngs TVebJi rh....."'.-.· Baney Holmberg f b Hare Undefeated Western Nebraska Players Meet Their Superiors. Red and Black Play Brilliant Game--Final Score 40 to 14. Omaha High Wins Hard Fought Game V , With Sioux qity ·· . - fSnfcial- to ,T5ie Star.) -~ '·STOtlX CITY. In:.. Nov. 25--Th Omaha hiRh school defeated the Sioux City hitrh school eleven 21 to 14 todav. The Ne- i^orie'-successful pass.t^vhich'netted j-virasknn's outclassed -the .' locals /In the a gain of twenty-seven yards. Ne- ! open style of play and In the aerial game, braska ' 'led on nine forward passes | but on hitting the line. Sioux Clty^vas 'and lowa'on eight. Tho Cornhuskcrs ' n e equnl of the visiting team. OmaTia's inu iu"^ "" ·- B j Annm* -inrt I scores were made hv Smith. Morearty pe'eled off twenty-two flist downs and Maxwell. For Sioux Cltv, Hays-and Iowa only three, all 111 the opening | F ,» tcll(;r coun ted. period. I The gnme wns flprcrly contested, 1 one Penalties cost the Comhuskers sixty j O f Sioux City's scores coming- on a pass yards of distance. Iowa was not set Across the goal line. . back a. single yard. Iowa excelled only I · t --- . in returning kickoffs and punts, the , \ylSCOIlSlIl 311(1 Hawkeye total · being 167 yards and · Nebraska's -total forty-five, yards. Caley, Cook,- Otoupaiik and.Dob.son were the main-spokes Of .the Nebraska attack, while Right-end Riddel once trapped a forward pass and covered Illinois In .Tie While the proteges of Dr. Stewart were defending the Cornhusker name on the Iowa gridiron, the younger sons of Lincoln were adding bountifully to the glories of Nebraska field. Coach Baskins brought his young North Platte footballers to this city to mingle with the Red and Blacks of Lincoln high. The visiting 'team carried a big: clean slate. The Red and White lads of western Nebraska had not yet tasted defeat. Other squads in the western part of the state had tried valiajitly but had . always succumbed to the warriors of . Keith . Neville's home town. The boys had -just reason to p feel their oats and the- spectator's at Saturday's content on Nebraska Field will bear wff ness "that Coach Baskins had a mighty team. · But to Coach Reese goes the honors of. the day. Never before this season had his Red and Black youngsters cut loose .with the brand of football that they displayed . yesterday. Starting ' . cautiously, slowly 'testing ' strength of .the North .Rlatte team',;, the Lincoln high opened up an' attack so dazzling, so bewildering 'and --so, powerful that the pride of western 'Nebraska bowed down in humble defeat with the overwhelming: score of 40 to 14 dangling over head. Griffin Stars. - MAT1IRON. Wis.. Nov. 25.--On a field - - . : no s'lppprv for brilliant defensive wo'-k. thirty-five yards' before, a Hawkeye i Illinois n n d Wisconsin hnttlod to a draw . Though the credit of equipping the Red and Black eleven -with such an amazing, array of. plays belongs to Coach Herb Reese, . the . game . itself brought other honor's. Playing with his right leg so stiff and .sore that he could scarcely bond -it, "Pug:" Griffin, the star of the local eleven, displayed tackier could, drag- him to the turf..-' without scoring here this afternoon. M n - j almost unbelicv'egble ' grit.' He was .Four of Nebraska's touchdowns were ' onmher pln-ed n stendv i?amc for the J,truly the soul 'of the 1 .Lincoln squad. ·'* rollt °: 1 e m s ,, ke ' wel "« fi"n2 Fulton Seems Most Likely .Candidate for Willard, registered by Otoupaiik, while Dobson j Tlllni but missed threp attemn's to score ·scored t h e f i f t h ' b y intercepting an !" v ' ' " Iowa P a SS and running over .the Hawkeye goal. Jenkins and Davis were the j he]a only Iowa players whose rushes gave the Huskers the slightest concern. Caley Starred in Game. The new Nebraska combination, by j whiph Dr. _Stewart planted Qaley arid i Coi)k at the halfbacks and Dobson and \ Otoupaiik at the two fullback posl- j tipns,, with Rhodes playing in the line, I worked out superbly. Caley's manipu- I lation of the Nebraska attack was a : brilliant exhibition of generalship and j the Huskers ran the ends, rammed the ; line and hurled forward passes with ; a clash and drive, which 'scon shat- i tered the hopes of"' Hawkeye sup- ! porters. : In the line, the Husker forwards j bested their Hawkeye- opponents by a i margin-- so decisive .as to permit no comparison. The weight was in Ne- I braska's favor and the Husker for- j wards seldom tailed- to tear {raping ! holes in the Iowa line. Both in block- j ing and in running in the interference j the Cornhuskers gave their most bril- | liant exhibition of the year. In Iowa's Favor. The breeze favored Iowa ^in' the i opening period and Lavm's long j spirals soon enabled the Hawkeyes to j gain on . every, exchange of punts and ; to work the pigskin into Nebraska ' territory. A forward pass, from Lann j to Jenkins, netted Iowa twenty-seven j yards and planted the ball on Ne- ; braska's nine-yard line. Three smashes off tackle ended in Davis carrying the | ball over the Nebraska, goal to a j touchdown. Davis kicked goal. i The Cornhuskers then contributed j three first Jowns, but the Hawkeyes j blocked a. Nebraska punt and in a sub- i sequent exchange of 'kicks came into possession 'of the ball on Nebraska's forty-yard line. Efforts to run the ends or buck- the line were blocked by the charging Cornhusker forwards, after which Davis dropped back and booted a place kick, boosting: the Iowa total to ten points. The first period ended with the Hawkeyes well in the lead and the -Iowa rooters settled back In their seats as if to enjoy a decisive victory in Iowa's windup battle of the campaign. : At Height of Power. .The Cornhusker attack was at the heighth of its power during the .second period. The Huskers were sixty yards distant from their own goal when the .whistle wa» blown for the start of the quarter, but Caley, Cook, Otoupaiik and Dobson took turns at smashing their .way. down the . rectangle. Two penalties were not' permitted to balk the Nebraska offense and the grand march 1 ended when Otoupaiik. plunged throu»n. tha .wavering Hawkeye -line and .crossed the -final chalk mark Two other -touchdowns were added to Nebraska's total ere time was called for the ,end of the first half. -R*i»ed Their Hop«». The Hawkeyca crept' up to within three points of a tie during the third Period when Von' Lackum recovered squad. Not only did his starting: of forward passes-and his terrific, line plunging make him Invaluable, but his presence on the team created a remarkable effect. Though Coach Reese did not start the game with Griffin in the lineup, he soon sent hlin in and tfre team appeared as' a new fighting machine. . Captain Harry Brian and Harold Webb also played brilliant football. 'Webb's cork screw runs through tho visiting- team was a potent .factor in j the North Platte defeat'.' Lamb at ; right, end was also a factor in the i Lincoln' scoring- machine. His ability I to receive forward passes puts him i in a very select class. | The strength of the Lincoln line i was seldom called into, use. .The Red j and Blacks took the aggressive for the most part. The two touchdowns made by the visitors were the results of fumbles and did not reflect upon the strength of the line. Fumbles In First Half, 01O THE Superior Football Of the West Point Star Backfield Triumphs. Oirphant Carries Off Honors- Long List of Notables ' Sees the Game. NEW YORK. Nov. 25.---The Army won from the Navy. 15 to 7. this afternoon oh.'superior class. The Army cannon mascot, which barked salutes as often as "the game permitted, was easily superior to the Navy goat, which balked when paraded before the Army atandu. The parade of the blue-grey 700 from West Point excelled the grimly ploddlnr; 1,200 from Annapolis. And the cadet backfleld of midwest state university veterans proved far more spectacular jind efficient than the newly launched freshmen dreadnoughts on whom the Anna- polls . supporters had counted for an upset for the dope--and for victory. o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o O Approximate attendance at Yale- O O Harvard game---80,000. o O Estimated receipt!--At $2 a seat O O (average)--$180,000. O O Ninety-nine engine* were re- O O quired to draw the crowd-bearing O O trains Into New Haven from New O O York and Boston. They pulled 834 O O extra can. O O Fifteen hundred uahers directed O O the throng to seats. O O Yale men won about J1O.OOO on the O O ganie. O O Outsiders cleaned up many thou- O O sands more. O O Ticket speculators asked as high as O O $10 each for seats. O ; O Five thousand autos were parked O O about, the bowl. O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O (By H. C. HAMILTON.) NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Nov. 25.--Upwards of eighty thousand persons shivering under Ihe frigid bluats of a north wind, heated by tho fever of a raging football conflict, wildly excited by twenty-two fighting, plunging pluyers, saw Yule t r i u m p h over Harvard this afternoon in the Yule bowl, 6 to 3. It was the first Yale victory in nlno years and was won before the greatest football crowd In history. Jack Neville, youthful halfback, brought glory to Yule and fume to iilinnelf when he crashed through the Harvard line In the second period of pluy for tho only touchdown Yale has manipulated In those nlno barren years. Robinson negotiated a goal from the field by a drop kick lit the first period for the Crimson's three points. Fighting: with the cheers of tho great crowd ringing In their ears. Harvard flrat saw victory within reach nnd then mourned as It faded and sank with tho setting sun that went down on a waving Minnesota Piles Up Huge Score Against Chicago CHICAGO. Nov. 25.-Outplayed m every department, the Chicago M;iroous flattened out winder the terrific at-tiiolc of Hie Minnesota maoliiin- which plunged over tin: M:iroon goal seven tljvies piling up a score of 49 to 0 hero todav. Probably not since 1906. when Uio Maroons were at their height, liua Stasg field seen such u pcM-OcUy geared eleven us the Gophers brought on. Rnd ruin. *ff tucklu smashes, line plungon and ner- t'oot forward and lateral pusses gained ground unfailingly for Coach Williams 1 eleven. Hud ho not put in many «ub- stltuti'.s In ihe fln»l quiirtor. the seoro probably would have been oven greater. M'nncsota nindu two touchdowns and gouls In each of !ho first llirco quarters and one touchdown nnd a Roul In the final period. Notable was the work of Mayer, the. Gopher left tackle, whose- trusty toe kicked aevon goals out of that many chances. Touchdowns wern ninde by Wymiin (two). Hunson (two). Sprafka Flynn. and Baston, the hitter going over on receiving: passes from Wymnn. Only twice did Chicago make first down. TEW THE BEST Eleven May Be On Par With Any In Entire Country. Cornhusker Rooters Will Have Their First Fill of Popular Game In Six Years. Notre Dame, With Most Powerful Eleven In History, to IVIeet Huskers Thursday. CHICAGO. Nov. 36.-- Ohio State's surprisingly victory over Northwestern Qllphant, the, .stellar former Purdue star, pullad stunt of the game with 90-yard run from the flrsl klckoff. He scored Army's merit later. first touchdown a mo- There wns eloquent silence only In the south stands as tho straight backed cro-wd from up the Hudson paraded ihe gridiron at the polo grounds after tho game In their fourth consecutive victory march. The mldles had fought hard, but against odds which they were not hefty enough , to overcome. Officials Saw Game. Secretary Lansing was there, representing- President' Wilson, who nnd a cold and must have been lonesome !n Washington, for all his official staff who could get away witnessed tho annual classic. Secretary Baker occupied a box on tho Arms' side, and walked )ut to mldflcld between halves to shake lands with and, extend condolences to Secretary Daniels. Postmaa'cr General Burleson and Secretaries Wilson, Me- panorama pennants. of thousands of Yalo blue Harvard's section raved and cheered, pulled and exhorted. In the final period, but It was useless. Borne up first by the massive shoulders of Captain Black and t h e n by the charging rushes of Right Guard Gait, the Yalo backs fought and pushed their way down tho flfeld. Haughton's System Falls. Cheers could riot stop tho rush of the blue clad men. It reuuii-eil something else, and this year it wan not in tho Hauifhton couching system. A f t e r tho game was over and Captain Black had snatched from th« torn and Crumpled field tha grimy football that had been carried through the fight, tho thousands of Yalo students and graduates vaulted the barriers, ducked through the exits and tried every other means to get on the field. Once there, grubbed Black, JjCgore, Laroche they _ __ and every" Yule man they could find and elevated them to their shoulders. Cheering, elnglng and shouting, some of them weeping, they paraded the the Yale heroes, grimy. fluid witn breathless, bleeding, perched on the shoulders of the throng. Winding around the Held Inside the [jreat enclosure, led by a bond and a white bulldog, they marched Into long shadows cast by the Harvard goal posts, and there went through the motions of the wlerdest and happiest dance Now Haven has witnessed In yenrn. To make tho dance of 'victory more complete, this motley crowd of rich men's sons, poor men's Bonn and Just common, Adoo, Redfield and former Secretory cvcry day football frins begran to light Snrrison occupied boxes and distracted atten'Ion from the strugclo which 'he teams -waged on the gridiron. Thd gold braid section Included Admiral H. Mayo. Rear Admiral Fletcher. Usher, Slgahee. Peary · nnd others of equal or lesser rank: General eonarcl Wood. General Crozler. General Scott, and others. Including several Inzen colonels, majors, captains and the Ike. The notables watched the game, and he fn'Tiers, mothers, sweethearts nnd nere fans divided attention b'wecn the game and the notables. .«nd the blocks 5f seats which held t n c near-lieutenants ind the future admirals. Tho intermission bo'weon halves re- n"nblod Intermissions at (he opera. Everybody who could clmnber down to he (tround did so and promenaded i round looking over the notnbles nnd he "country's best" In the section ro- erved for the grpy nnd blue coated boys n the service schools. Oiiphant a Hero. Oiiphant, after the notables, attracted he most attention, scoring nine points nd sending die ball whistling through he air to Vldal, who turned, stumbled across the sailors' line for the Army's second · touchdown and third score of the game. Vidal had been advertised as a ten flat man at a hundred yards, and us equally fust on the football Held, but the mldles seemed able to find him, and to nail him In his tracks on attempted end runs. They could not find up tbe fast coming twilight with flaren from roinan candles. Two Yale cheer leaders climbed astride the conquered goal post standards, and, sitting thore. burned red firo as they sang and led their cheers. Big Victory 'for Yale. The massive crowd, although the game was over, sat still and smiled as they watched. They were witnessing Yale's celebrutlon--tha celebration of a vic- Fumbles in fact, played the leading Oiiphant when he dropped back for a , part in the first half of the game. ' Christ fumbled B'rian's punt at the kick, then dodged his way beyond reach of tacklers until tw.o or three of them opening o f ' t h e garnfi."NeaH recovered i were , able j° concentrate on the job of j t h e ball on the visitor's seven yard NEW YORK--Fans of the fight (Continue^ on Pa»e Four). world generally believe that Fred Fulton Is the most logical candidate for the honor of contesting with Jess Willard for the world's championship. '·Tom'* Jones, who manages most of Mr. Willard's affairs, has no objection to Fulton, provided It can he made worth while for the Willard outfit. "We will battle Fulton or anybody else," says Jone*i, "If they can make It worth our while." And there you have It. Jones doesn't think Dillon has much chance of meeting' Willard. He thinks that Dilon has had a reversal of form lately and rafers to his Lcvfnaky and Gibbons affairs. Besides, In Mr. Jon«s' opinion, Dillon's small stature would make a WIllard-DiUoa fight ab- ·urd. 1 line. Brian tried a place kick but ; missed the bars. Griffin was sent into , the -lineup in 'the .first quarter and , made his presence lin'own by shooting . a forward pass to Brian which netted , 30-yard.s. Another short pass nnd an i end run by Brian gave Lincoln the | first touchdown. The Lincoln captain j failed to kick the goal. With the ball ! in the center of the field and in North i Platte's possession, Baker broke ! through the Lincoln line, but fumbled i the ball. A Hood recovered the fumble j and covered thirty yards for a touch| down. Jones kicked the goal, i The second North Platte touchdown ! was the result of a Lincoln fumble. Brian dropped the ball on his own 35- yard line. Christ scooped up the oval and covered the distance to the Lincoln goal line. Jones apain kicked the goal. 'The Red and Blacks were playing steady, but not brilliant ball and the game had possibilities of a North Platte victory. A successful forward pass. Griffin to Lamb, which netted a Lincoln touchdown and Brian's goal, bringing the Lincoln score within one point of the visitor's did not throw fears into the North Platte rooters. Red and Blacks Shine. The second half was a different talo. The line shift plays, the wide variety of formations, which Coach Reese has been drilling into his proteges all fall were brought Into use and the North Platte unbeaten '.cam. fell, helplessly .before a superior foe. Cypreanson started the turn of tide by returning: Jones' punt 35-yards and a minute later, after Ellas had Intercepted a forward pass, by throwing Jones for a 10-yard loss. Lnjnb then Intercepted a forward pasa and long grains, by Griffin and Brian, th« latter crosslnr the coal line, put the Red and Blacks In the lead. A few mlnut«s before th« end of the third former Purdue star's toe put over tory over an enemy us old as football in the United States. and a victory which counts ua victories hiiven't counted at Yule for years. But us the Yale blue marked time to gladRome songa, eleven young men, Just as grimy und Just as determined, silently turned their Crimson backs to tho field of defeat und walked off. No one noticed them. Few knew (hat as they inarched uwtiy, that a 155 pound h a l f back--Eddie Cusey--broke sobbing from his team mates and disconsolately made his way to hie dressing room alone: There were times when Yale approaching close 10 the chalk line that marked Harvard's goal line, struincd and ilroi/n only to meet with a stonewall rBHlst- nnce. Once In the third period, coming down the field and Intercepting a forward pass tho Blue warriors held Use hall on the Harvard 4-yard line. It was a tense momont for the Crimson. But Harvard stiffened and held, and the ball was driven out of danger. Harvard Trlckt Fall. Harvard also threatened the Yale goal line, but it was not with the smashing that characterized Yale's pplay. Harvard's trick plays were-brought Into action at these moments but Tad Jones' scholars were too alert. Not onco was the ball .hidden from their sight to such lit Columbus today gave her the championship of tho Big N'.ne western conference nnd her title Is without ft flaw. A 23 to S score against the team vhat bent Chicago, showed that Ohio State wa» not a fluke clinrnpton, but that Harley nnd thn Ohio State forwards carried tin; punch. Mlnnnnotu's -49 to 0 score over Chicago today proved to every export who has watched tho Big Nine gamen that Conch Wllllnms at Minneapolis hns welded together nn clev«n which Is tho strongest In the woM anil probably on a par with the strongest team In tho east. Coach Stnitg w«» believed to hnvo whipped his teinn Into shape, but tho Minnesota whirlwinds fairly tore tho lino to Hhreds nnd ran the ondo practically at will. No team In tho -neat would have had a show ugaln«t the magnificent exhibition given by the Gophers on StAgg field today. UndouMeodly only the little slip In Minneapolis November 11, when Illinois beat the Gophers. 14 to 0 -prevented them from having a. hotter claim on over n n y more than In bnnoball, and while Minnesota probnbly hns the best team she hasn't (tot the title. Ohio Stute did not meet cither Chicago or JUmifMiita. The other big nine (fumes, on this, tho closing day of thn western football season. were Interesting rather than Important. Wisconsin nnd Illinois struggled through a scorelnss Ramc at Madison, while Indiana and Purdue did likewise at Lafayettoe. Down at Iowa City, Iowa tackled a non-conferimce team, Nebraska and got a beating. 34 to 17. Out 'in Evanston. III., whero Northwestern lives. preparations had been made for a huge celebration, but tho only thing that broke tho silence was the falling of tears. tho championship than Ohio its" don't (to In football, how- Harley Proves Sensation and Tears Up Northwestern's Line at Will. the second score of the game on a place- Rn cxtent f ntt t they were unable to fol- ment kick In the first period. Vldal s ' COLUMBUS, 0., Nov. 25.--Columbus Is all pandemonium tonight -with Its first celebration of a big nine football championship going on In every nook and corner of the town. To Chick Harlcy, Ohio State's brilliant star, goes most of tho glory for the victory over Northwestern by a score of 23 to 1 Ilarley flrnt. brought attention to hlm- olf In the first quarter -when lie kicked a fluid goal. There was no more ucor- Inp u n t i l the fourth qunrtor when Paddy Pr'scoll toed a field jroal and tied the .score for Northwestern. Then Harley broke loose. He mnrln a 67-yard run for a touchdown and followed It up by kick- Ing the coal and plunging through *ho Northwestern line consistently for another touchdown. Th« final touchdown made by Ohio was also larjcnly due to Hurley's brilliant -work, assisted by 73oeasftl. a substitute, who went in during ·ho last few mlnuten of piny nnd torn through thn Northwestern line, tlmd and ngnln for a big gain. Pndrty Drlncoll. Nortliwestern's s'ar, played a consistent nnd brilliant game for Northwestorn but he did not h»ve the defense built around him that Harley hnd. Ohio State weakened but'once, In (he fourth quarter, and Drlscoll brought.the bull to the Stnte 5-yan 1 . line, where the state team held like a brick wall. OoBttau«4 «n FMr) touchdown, from Ollphant's forward pass comlnpr in the second period. Then the mitlles recovered from their fright and fought with a doggedness low It. It was a hard loss for .Harvard. .After watching Robinson, one of the hardest plunging backs the east had paid homage to for some Beasonn, put a foot- which brought cheers, from their rooting | h °,j clean)v between the Yale posts, this sec:ion and crl.cs of "Hold 'em from -- · : _ . ·*,_,,,_ * .*._.. Ihe "West Pointers. Their forward pass fleveloped ft .wicked, speedy accuracy and their line plunges began to find holes. In Hpltc of their awakening and the fight which they put up their only score was by Ingram, the Ollpiiant of Ihe Navy ·backfleld. when he picked up a blocked punt and raced across Ihe goal line. Notre Dame's Big Players Kept Out of the Alma Game (Special to The Star.) NOTRB DAME. Inc., Nov. 25.--Notre Dame defeated Alma college here today, 40 to 0. Snow covered the field and the temperature was 20 degrees above zero. Notre Dame completed only one forward pass, and that was on a fourth down, and failed to net the required distance. Rydezcswlkl. usually at center, played right end during the aecond half. Tho Chicago giant ~-vc evidence of making a good extremity. Captain Cofall. John Miller, Bachman. Berf^nan and several of the other regulars, who are nursing Injuries, did hot get into the game. Purdue Wins the Conference Run LAFATETTK, Infl.. Nov. 25.--Purdiio on th« annual conference crow-country run thin afternoon. Chicago flnlxhed second Amen third and Minnesota fourth Ohio State fifth. Wioconiiln nlxth «nd Iowa seventh. The cour»« covered five and one-fifth mllen. and t):» f)nl«h WM on ft*, uart field. j\mt before the Purdue- footWU KMB* ·taru*. same sobbing H f l e star, shoot, twist urjulrm and smash his way around Yale's l«-ft end. emerging free for a 70-yard dpsh almost the length of the field for a touchdown. There was a thrill one could feel as this remarkable tiny--ad football players go--bit of strunrgllng manhood, shook off ttie Tale tacklors and skimmed across the chalk lines for his soec'acular da«h. But tho cheers changed to groans when tho officials detected a Harvird man holding a probable Yale tickler and flngred the ball back. Harvard also suffered a penalty. This rt-ish of Casey's wns a wonderful exhibition .and it probably --vlll be years before a CambrldK* man will n d - mlt It ·wasn't a genuine, untarnished touchdown. That touchdown would have saved 'h« day for Harvard. It meant a lot nnd there l« bound to be a ju!et discussion of the ruling -which counted the Harvard lo»«. Yule Outplays Harvard. A* ft whole the Yale el«v«n outplayed the Harvard team. ' Their plunging '-Tan more · powerful, their (ten^ralnhlp -better ar»1 their 'ackllnt carried mor« «urs- nosii, Tho kicking of Horween and Flower for Harvard outclaimed the ef- fprts of Leirore for Yale, nnd It wan in thin (ipot. If In unv. that the Crimson rootera found satisfaction. It wn« In the flmt period of play that Roblnaon rot Into action- -with hl» drop kick that Hcor«d th« only thr«« points that w«re marked up for Haugnton'a iiyatem. His tank wan comparatively cany, for he utood on tho Yale 2S-y.ird line. Harvard had gained the vantage point «fter a fumble' which . gave th* Crimson tffam the ball on tho 20-yard line, nnd ReMnion Immediately took advantage of thl« opportunity. scoring wan done on tha tquare- ly opposite plan. Through sheer force nnd flrhtlng strength th« Bine backs th« ball down th« field and Central City Is Triumphant Over Cotner Bull Dogs (Continued M FMr). After playing scoreless ball for two quarters, the Cen'rnl City college eleven smashed the Cotner team's defense and defated the Bulldogs on tho latter's field 21 to 0. Cotner appeared to huve the best team In the first half. In the first quarter the Bulldogs swept down the field only to lose the ball on a fumble on Central's 10-yard line The Central collcylnns came back strong In the second half, however, and pushed one touch down across In the third quarter and two In the last. Tho lineup: ' Cotner Central City Hayes le Johnson Moore U Newman Robb... Ig Mufett Purlmlntcr c Johnson Worsham r«; Hansen Brltt rt Bennett (C) Mum ford ro..' Puflkett Strain. qb Grieve Murphy l..lh Engle Neuman rh Finch Moss (C) fb Hansen Oregon Aggies Are Badly Walloped CORVAUjIfl, Ore.. Nov. 2S.--El«v«n rmidriv men, with th« "O" of Oregon unlveriltj concealed undwr th« (trlmo of battle, run rings n round the Oregon Acrl«»--al»o mudy--hero thl* afternoon nnrt -whaled them, 27 to 0. Oregon pounded the Airglei line to fragment* and circled thn ends at will. A drlxtln mercifully sTirouded the m«s- ·anrn. Brick Mitchell. Orefon't cracker- Jnck end. will probably. be out of th« P«nn*jrlvMil* n Tow* 4ar. Hto I 'm* ml MM PuMdm* X*w Football makes Its bow as ft part of the Turkey day menu o f ' Corn- husker football fans for tho first tim« In tlio last six years, following tho rcln.itn.tement of tho popular college pnstlmo to the K°°d graces of th« Missouri Valley conferencce as ft Thanksgiving day feature. · Just six years ago the bubbling over of the Joy und gloom of Missouri and Kansas rooters in Kansas City resulted In the conference putting a ban on Turkey day gumcs und It stuck until last season when tho conference heads !ic.rkeneil to the frantic appeals of the college managers to permit them to niako a "cleaning^ 1 on Turkey day. From a financial standpoint tha Tur- toy day pa-mo recognized no rival. The Huskers are particularly for- Limnte this year in having Notre Dame, recognized as one, of tho most powerful gridiron machines In the country, for a Turkey day attraction. The only thing which will prevent Roed from acquiring a large share of the state's wealth for tho Cornhuaker athletic fund next Thursday Is lack of seating: capacity. Tho reservation of scats Is the largest In advance In the history of the game and practically all of tho choice scats are gono. Athletic Manager Reed plans to build Inrge bleachers at each end of tho field and will endeavor to accommodate all who come. Reed estimates that not ICSK than 11.000 people will see the Notre Dame-Nebraska combat. From Out In the State. Word comes from Omaha that two special trains will be run from that city for tho accommodation of the football fans. A aolld block of GOO scats went to Omnha. Central City rootera planked down the money for a block of 100 scutH and will occupy a section In tho grand stnnd. Beatrice will scind fifty, Including: all of tho members of tho Beatrice high school football teams, Hastings, Grand Island, Columbua, Fremont, Fairbury, Nebraska City and Hebron will all b* represented with big delegations. Notro Dame cornea to Lincoln with one of the greatcnt elevens in her history since that school attained a dominating: position -In western football. Seven of the oleven men play- Ing- this year are veterans of the great machine, which Coach Jess Harper brought to Lincoln last to meet a 20 to 19 defeat In ono of the most t h r i l l i n g gridiron buttles of tho west. Included In tho Hot arc Sofall and yergman, recognized as two of tha best backfleld men In tho country. In opon field running: and str.alght football Cofull has no rival. Bergman, a ten-second man, la particularly ndept with the forward pass and In sprinting through a broken field. Backmari Is Shunted. Backrnaii, the powerful fullback, whoso lino plunges sent shivers up Hunker spines moro than once last season. Is playing- fiimrd this .year, being replaced by Miller. Miller la tho kicker, who failed to make a goal following tho last Notre Dame touchdown and lost the game by one point. If ho has anything on Backman In driving- through the line, the rooter* ore certain to witness a marveloui exhibition of football next Thursday. Banjan, un exceptional end, Rydz- woakl, a burly linesman at center, and Phelan, tho little quarterback, nro tho other Notre Dame players in this year's lineup, -whose work In th« game last year Is still a vivid memory. Assistant Conch Dick Rutherford has seen tho Indiana eleven In action three times. "We have a chance against Notr« Dame," said Rutherford, who haa been counted a pretty fair Judge -'of football. "If the boys go In ther» with the right fighting spirit we will win. Notro Dame has a whale of * team. I haven't seen any such a line , In my experience. Four of the men top the scales at over 200, but Harper has not sacrificed speed and fight for weight. Our line has.shown Its worth nnd I predict a battle royal between those two sets of forwards." Stowart Not Dismayed. Dr. Stewart is another Husker who refuses to be frightened over the hopelessness of the Notre Dame game, "I spent some time during the summer with the Notre Dame boys," said the head coach, "and I found all of 'hem are looking forward to the Nebraska game with more than ordinary Interest. They figure that what hap. pened here last year was an accident and they promised to see there would be no accident again this season. Notre Damn has one of the strongest elevens in thn country and it will require Nebraska's best efforts to win." Stewart's lineup lor the Turkey day battle will depend largely on the outcome of the battle at Iowa City- today. The Cornhuaker mentor made his last switch In . the backfield when he planted Cnley and Cook at halfbacks, . with Dobson and Otounalik at fullbacks. Stewart is confident this combination will provide more speed, but whether It will seriously weaken tht Nebraska defense remains to b« demonstrated. Nebraska expects to meet a dazzling array of open plays in the Notr» Dame game. The Hoosiers have repeatedly demonstrated their ability to use tho forward pass and Kansas made the Huskers look sick by using. this play last Saturday. If baffled in the forward pass, then Notre Dame can rely upon Cofall and Bergman, two speed merchants, and Miller and .. Baekma.n, two line plungrers, to batter " their way down the field. . , " There will be a stiff jvorkout every night of the coming- week for tha " Huskers, tapering' down to · a light . ' signal drill Wednesday. Stewart ha*, ,; been driving his warriors along ea*lly : ;\ the past week and Is not seriously ' alarmed over the prospert rt N«- ' braska going stale. / ; Strangler Lewis to Wrestle Shuler SAN I-RANCISCO. Nov. 2t--Stranglei Lewis, tti« -wrestler, tonight t«|i phed . -.. ________ ..... ______ -MMprmph Promoter Prank Shuler, of thii city, agreeing to wrentle-Ad gant«U . hwt «·} D«ceinb«f it. Iwli recently -.11 lEWSPAPERr no-fall bout with Jo* ftMU«r

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