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Iliaco Sunùao Sxiliimr-iRcralà fc- i WACO, TKXAS, SUNDAY, NOVKMHKIt 2, lt*47 TCU Frogs Capture 14-7 Victory to Spoil Baylor’s Homecoming Lindy Berry Top Villain as Bears Kicked From Race "Firing TCU (iridders Fight Hack to Win By OSCAR LARNTE Tribune-Herald Staff Those old bugaboos, the quick kick and the fumbler, helped Baylor lose another ball game at Municipal Stadium Saturday. A Homecoming throng of 16,000 watched the Bruins outplay favored Texas Christian University most of the way, but the tiring Horned Frogs refused to be outfought in the second half, which had some tight ball handling, and cam«* out with a 14*to-7 victory which knocked the Baptists completely out of the Southwest Conference race until another season. Even President Pat Neft was fumbling. He muffed the Homecoming queen’s coronation by getting her crown on upside down the first try. Baylor gained the most ground rushing, covered the most distances in the aid and piled up the most first downs, but a quick kick by I,eon Joslln and « couple of butter- fi•» ;f*r specials in the first half did the damage. Bruin* llit with Fury The Bruins were ripping through the massive Purple forward wall with fury in the early stages and looked hot for once before a Homecoming crowd, but fumbles quickly cooled them off. One came on the TCU 2fi and another on the Toad six when the visitors could do nothing about being shoved back. TCU barely missed a rapid /touchdown when Jack Price fumbled on the first play from scrimmage, but the Bruins staved off that one. Its An Official Time Out When Official Is Hurt Firftt down« .............. Yard* iitnrd rufthing Yard* gained piMinf I' m *««« attempted ... l’a*«e« rnmplrtfd ... I'mtrt Interrepleil by Number punt* ....... Flint average ....... Kum hi«*» .................... Kumhlr* lost ....... Penalti«*« ................... Yard* penalired ......... Yard« kick* retnrned Ra\ lor Tit’ . 12 7 ..UR 1«!* ,. *7 •1* .. 13 M .. 7 5 .. « 0 .. * 7 .. 25 n *7 . s •» .. s 2 .. s % .. 15 23 ..101 K* Ground-A ir A ttack By Owls Routs Tech , 40- 1 Houston Eleven Runs ♦ ()\cr Foe After Half back Donald Campbell puiietl sit another Tech forward and returned to the 39 and Charlie Eariter By MAX B. SKELTON i© end Ja ♦. McBride from HOUSTON. Nov. 1—AP— Rices the 25 for the final touchdown. Owls waited an entire quarter today before rolling out a powerful ground and air attack that en- 0\ff. Red Raid- ice eleven, rst victorv ion against First man iiijuriMl In tin* Baylnr-TCU scrap fit Jinny St «linin Saturday uns Jimmy Higgins, |«>ft above. .lust iis piny irot iimler way, IIitrtrins collided with n TUT husky and went down with a sprained ankle. Time \\a% culled for flu* official« mid Itaylor Ira In er Del imi r Brown, right, taped the n II in tr ankle with the nssistnnce of Charlie llitvtn, field Judge. Tiny was then resumed and Higgins finished the game. II idden hy Brown in the above picture is O. It. Joues, assistant trainer* (Photo by Jimmie Willi») 6 It was about the same story as last year in Fort Worth when two fumbles resulted in TCU j touchdowns and a mighty kick by- Jim Lucas put the Bears in a hole uhich they spent the rest of the I day trying to get out of. This time the fumbles did not donate touchdown* to the Toads but kept tha Bears from making them. Tackling Sometime* Ragged Tackling was vicious but ragged at times, especially by Baylor on a 36-vard scoring jaunt by Lindy Berry for the first Frog six-pointer In the second quarter. Berry, incidentally, was the big- f est villain of all the Christians, le also pitched for the six-pointer that sealed Baylor's doom in the final disastrous chapter and was a smooth operator at quarterback from Dutch Meyer’s pet baffler, the triple wingback, which kept the Bruins guessing, which way to go every time the Toads sprang it on them. If 'TCU had used it more often, the score may not have been so close. They could et nowhere against the smashing ear linemen except with that formation. Pete Stout, a hard-driving fullback. helped Berry engineer fhe winning campaign bv pounding here for three, there for two and here again for one or two as the Baylor boys opened up their de* fonse in a futile effort to check the trickv spreader. Carl Knox, the punting wizard, got off some nifty ones but none of the tremendous boots which have won him fame in other f rames. Lucas did not play much n his first contest of the season and wasn’t given a chance to show his educated foot. One kick was enough to do the job. Plentv of fierce* bruising work was done in the lino on both sides. The Bears had Bill Craven of Waco, Chuck Stone, Buddy Tins- lev. making another great bM for .AM-Conference honors; Henry Dcker^on, the goal kicking expert; J. D. Ison, and Clarence McCaw. who was continuallv rushinr tH-ough the Tnads to wreck a play b^'ore it could start. Kilman Sparks Line Haro’d “Killer” Kilman and Eldon Edwards, giant TCU tackles, were marvelous everv second they were in the battle. Kilman roamed to everv corner, wrestling this Bavlor back and that to earth. He tired in the last ouarter and had to taken out. Edwards kept the Bruins awav from his territory wHh some terrific joltinr. Doug P.rightwell, substitute center, spoiled a loner run for Lyle Blackwood bv crabbing the .speedv Grizzly around one ankle iust when he seemed to he awav. Brightwell also had a pood nose for the pigskin and followed it closely to thwart numerous Bruins. Crew* Make* Great Catch Carl Crews turned in the most some-tingling plav of the came, a mighty leaping catch of 35 yards in the last period which put Bav­ lor in a scoring position but the threat fizzled. Jack Price was his steadv self at quarterback, handling the ball well and passing accurately. He furnished another snine-tineer with the aid of Sims to get, the lone Bruin touchdown. Ben Hall and Jerrv Mangum showed nower in tearing the TCU center aisle wide open. Blackwood was slick off the tackles and Dud- Jev Parker was a dangerous man untn he went out with a leg injury. Toad Orive Halted A magnificent goal-line stand with the Frogs hammering at the Promised Land in the fourth quarter gave Baylor an edge in the line battle. The back-to-the-wall rally stopped TCU one foot short of another touchdown. The Bears were off to an apparent touchdown early in the See BAYLOR-TCU, Page 2 McWilliams Leads Mississippi Slate To 20-0 \ ictory NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 1 AP— Shorty McWilliams showed 35,000 spectators what a great back can do for a football team today, and Mississippi State downed Tulane, 20 to 0, as a result. The former Army star scored two touchdowns himself, and com- plotely dominated the 34-yard drive which led to the third. Tulane twice threatened, but Mississippi State’s underrated line stopped both thrusts, once on the four-yard line and again on the 10. It was an impressive Southeastern Conference debut for the Maroons w-ho lost one game in an early-soason round of intersectional play. McWilliams, who slithered, squirmed and bulled his way seemingly at will, scored from the five- yard line in the first, period. Virginia Crushes Foe For Sixth Win in Row CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.. Nov. 1 AP Virginia won Its sixth game in a row Saturdav, defeating the University of Richmond. 34-0. The ragged game was marked by frequent fumbles and numerous penalties. Penn State Runs Over Colgate Team, 46 to 0 STATE COLLEGE. Pa., Nov. 1 AP An endless stream of Penn State backs ran over and around Colgate today as the undefeated Lions routed the New Yorkers, 46-0, for their sixth successive victory of the season and their 30th win in fit years of gridiron campaigning. Colgate threw up a stubborn defense at the outset, and yielded only one touchdown in each of the first tw?o periods. Thereafter, it was no contest as Penn State’s vaunted powder bore down on the hapless Raiders. Badgers Crumple Northwestern, 29-0 EVANSTON. III., Nov. 1 AP Wisconsin kept alive it’s chance for at least a slice of the “Big Nine’’ football championsip Saturday hy smothering offense lacking Northwestern. 29-0. Wisconsin’s speedy Badgers scored first in one minute and 20 seconds, three plays after recovering a Northwestern fumble, and from there on the result wa, never in doubt. In contrast Northwestern’s Wildcats were unable to penetrate into Wisconsin’s territory until 11 minutes of the third period had clicked off. West Texas Buffaloes Stampede Lumberjacks FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Nov. 1 AP The Buffaloes of West Texas State College stampeded the Lumberjacks of Arizona State College Sat­ urdav 25-0. Charles Kitchens gave the visitors their initial tally when he intercepted one of H. H. Muse’s aerials at midfield and galloped the distance to the goal to give the Buffs a 6-0 first quarter advantage. In the following canto, Berl Pruitt climaxed a 72-yard West Texas drive when he went ovet from the five-yard line. Melton .added the point from placement. Jimmy Draper, gave west. Texas its final first half score when he tallied from six yard* out, after catching a pass from Ra> Moore to set up the »core. SOUTHWEST TCU 14, Baylor 7. NMU 14, Texas IS. Arkansas 21, Tex»* Aggie* 21. Rice 10, Texan Tech. 7. SOUTH Alabama IS, Kentinrky 0. Florida 84, Furman 7. Western Maryland 2fi, Hampden-Sydney 0. Mississippi State 20, Tulnne 0. Allen University 19, Knoxville College 0. Fort Valley State College 14, Miles College 6, Southwestern (Memphis) 19, Hendrix 0. Vanderbilt 28, Auburn 0. Georgia Tech 7, Duke 0. North Carolina 20, Tennessee ft. Maryland 27, Went Virginia 0. Virginia 31, Richmond 0. V. M. I. 14, Duvtdsnn 14. Randolph-Macon 28, Washington College 0. William and Mary 21, Wake Forest 0. Florida N. A I. College 85, I’aine College 0. Morristown College 19, Morri* College 6. MIDWEST Purdue 21, Iowa 0. Minnesota 29, Pittsburgh 0. Wisconsin 29, Northwestern 0. Missouri 47, Nebraska 6. Kansas 55, Kansas State 0. Iowa State Teachers 6, Drake fi. Bowling Green 26, Findlay 9. Dayton 38, Xavier 6. Denison 20, Muskingum 11. Wittenberg 19, Marietta 6. Milwaukee. Teacher* 32, Oshkosh Teacher* 0. \yooster 20, Oberlin 7. Otterhein 45, Capital 6. Huron College 68, Sioux Fall* College 0. Notre Dame 27, Navy 0. Michigan 14, Illinois 7. Indiana 7. Ohio State 0. Michigan State 13, Marquette 7. University of Detroit 19, St. Mary’s, Calif., 6. Western Michigan 48, Western Kentucky 0. Kent State 26, John Carroll 7. C incinnati 31, Ohio 1 ’rwversity 0. Ohio Wesleyan 13. Mt. Union 6. Tulsa 7, Wichita 0. Oklahoma 27. Iowa State 9. Valley City Teachers 13, Ellen- date Normal 0. Central Michigan 33, Michigan Normal 0. Dope 25, Alma 19. Butler 35, DePauw 0. Central 6, Simpson 6 (tie). Carroll 12, I^ake Forest 7. Aurora College 7, Mission House 6 . North Central 7, Wheaton 6. Principia 24, Rose Poly 0. Michigan Tech 18, Northern Michigan 7. Defiance 26, Wilmington 6. Pittsburg Teachers 25, St. Benedict's fi. Cape Girardeau Teachers 0, Maryville Teachers 0 (tie). Eariham 21, Canterbury 6. Central 28, Tarkio 0. Emporia State S3, Kockhurst (Kansas City) 0. Wabash 40, Franklin 6. La Crouse (Wis.) Teachers 27, Winona (Minn.) Teachers 0. Keloit 21, Carleton 6. Elmhurst IS, Illinois College 6. Ball State 19, Manchester 0. Wart-sburg 27, Luther 20, and Elkins 20, Shep- t’niversity 39, 0. and 7. EAST Davis herd 0. Johns Hopkins Drexel Institute 0. Tufts Frosh 22, Andover Acad emy 14. Middlehury 12, Norwick Union 14, Williams 0. Delaware 26, Franklin Marshall 6. Swarthmore 14, Dickinson Scranton 43, Albright 0. C atholic University 22, Newport News Training School 7. Susquehanna 7, llartwick 6. Army 65, Washington and Lee 13. Boston College 27, Georgetown 6. Boston Univ. 26 Fordham 6. Brown 20, lloly C ross 19. Columbia 22, Cornell 0. Vale 23, Dartmouth 11. Rutgers 31, Harvard 7. Pennsylvania 26, Princeton 7. Oklahoma A. and M. 26, Temple 0. Bates 9. Bowdoin 7. Maine S3, Colby fi. * Rochester 13, R. P. I. 6. Trinity 31, Worcester Tech 7, Muhlenberjf 21, Lch*gh 14. Cornell Frosh 48. Manlius 6. Navy I50S 26, Villanova I50S 6. St. Lawrence 13, Cortland Teachers 7. Lafayette 14, Syracuse 7. Penn State 46, Colgate 0. American International 23, llof- stra 13. Millersville Teachers 0, Shippensburg Teachers 0. Tufts 13, Amherst 7. Connecticut 14, Coast Guard Academy 0. Hobart 19, Hamilton 7. Massachusetts State 7, Vermont 7. New Hampshire 55, Northeastern 6. Panzer 7, Trenton State Teachers fi. Wagner 6, Upsala 0. Grove City 20, Slippery Hock (Pa.) Teachers fi. Marshall 39. St. Vincent 6. Rhode Island State 38, Fort Devens 13. Adelphi 46, New Haven Teachers 18. Buffalo 50, Bethany 6. Wayne 14, Springfield 10. West ^Virginia State 6, Bluefield State iT Farmont State 21, Concord 12. Wesleyan 25, Ilaverford 15. Navy Plebes 27. Bainbridge 15. Williams Frosh 14, Amherst Frosh 6. Thiel 20, Allegheny 0, Washington and Jefferson 21, C’arncgie Tech 13. Philadelphia Naval Base 19, See FOOTBALL SCORES, Page 1 for one touch- over the first second period. Purdue Falls Back On (»round Came To Smother Iowa LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 1 UP Purdue, which spilled defending champion Illinois a week ago. shifted its running attack into high gear today and defeated Iowa 21 to 0. moving Into third place in the Big Nine Conference football race. Harry Szulborski, Purdue halfback. lived up to his record as the leading conference ground gainer hy racing 79 yards down. Szulborski Scores He also plunged touchdown in the Kenny Gorgal, who with Bob DeMoss sparked the Purdue aerial attack, scored the third Purdue touchdown. A Dad’s Day crowd of 35,000 watched. Purdue’s superiority was clear in the statistics. The home team gained 316 yards in rushing and passing against 131 for Iowa. Purdue made most of its gains on the ground—245 yards to Iowa’s 70. George Papach and Bob Smith engaged in a punting duel before Purdue settled down midway in the second period to drive for its first score. Szulborski took a 27- yard pass from DeMoss and went over for the initial score. Score Climaxe* Drive Purdue’s second touchdown, mid- wav in the third period, climaxed a 69-yard drive, Norb Adams returned an Iowa punt 51 yards. Then Gorgal shot a long pa.ss to Adams and Gorgal plunged over from the three-vard line. In the last period, Purdue gained possession on its 21-yard line. Szulborski out raced the Iowa secondary and went all the way to score. Art Haverstock booted three extra points for a season total of 19 completed out of 20 attempts. Missouri Tigers Stun (lornhuskers With F cist Assiiult COLUMBIA. Mo.. Nov. 1—UP- Beneath lowering skies. *he University of Missouri’s Golden Tigers I flashed like a terrific electrical , storm today as they whipped Nebraska 47-6 to maintain their po- j sition on the top of the Big bix Conference standings. A crowd of ! 23.000 watched the Tigers Pyro- j technics. Hated a 13-point favorite in the 1 game between the midseason conference leaders, Don Faurot’s | steadily Improving Tigers went to work early and left no doubt the ; handicappers knew nothing about i this game. They picked up one touchdown ! in the first quarter, added a pair in the second and kept plugging j to the last ,'tfl seconds when they I shoved over their final tally in a! display of power which will cause ; worry on the practice fields at ; I Norman and I.awrence, where the I defending co-champion Oklahoma I and Kansas elevens must per pa re ! in the next three we^ks for hcad- I on meetings with the Tiger lug-! gernaut. It was the worst beating Ne- ! bra ka had taken this vear. Notre I Dame had beaten the Huskers 31-0 in their worst previous game. Oklahomans Ask Dallas (iames End NORMAN. Okla., Nov. 1 —UP— The executive board of the University of Oklahoma Alumni Asso-I dominating the play, the Owls nation recommended Saturday , drove 39 and 34 yards and cashed that the O. U.-Texas football series ,n on an int*rc*PTMl P***be put on a home-and-h'>me bisi^ Raiders Slopped Cold next year or be cancelled alto-! _ , . _ „ , . . . get her. j The tight Ow l defense held the Tlie alumni group took its strong solution to the one-sided victory stand in the face of a warning The Red Raiders w-ere permitted bv Dr. George L. Cross, univer- only a net of se\en yards gained sitv president, that cancellation of j rushing. a> compared with 116 tn the contract with Texas would the air. cost O. U. $5,000. j Rice, however, moved 257 vard* On the other hand. Cro*>s said on the ground and added an- that If the series is continued, other 67 on parses it might lead to a "worse spec*; Farlv in the third period guard tacle next year” than the one g j Robert "blocked a punt bv three weeks ago. when Oklahoma Tech’s Bill White and recovered fans. Irked bv a series of decisions for the Owj* on the Red P^a.der 7 against the Sooner team showered from where'Hoer^er skirted right the field with pop bottle pnrt untouched F ' a-« I then made good on his first of four Loop Meeting Called SHREVEPORT, I-a., Nov. 1 AP ***** Final J. W'alter Morris, president of the! Fred Jacob, reserve halfback Big State Baseball League, an- i from Victoria, sparked the final nounced today that he had called period drives. He skirted left end a meeting of the league for Nov. ! *or 23 yards on one score and hit 9 at the Washington Hotel in ! r,Kht ,ackIe irom th« 4 for an* Greenville. Officers will be elect- ot!{*r- ... ed and routine business trans- ^ e latter tally ww mad# po* abled them to comr when the Texas Teel ers, 40 to 7. The Border Confer hoping to gain its in four starts this se Southwest Conference to the air in th<* o utes of plav to take i and gne indications not permit repefiti'*n handed them on the just a year ago Tech looses l*ead Rice did not movi territory the first pe tight Red Haider def< broken until half Keencv twvoted a pu good for a net of 6? Tech kicked out < 41 and from that j- Houston eleven doi game The Owls drove 56 first score and folio' antoher '5K-yard mi through the air, to at the half. A blocked punt by Roberts led to a scor^, while in the with third- and foi Sir# w w Wvam Ms?«* Wat sc PO«Tn»« T #><■* J Smith B Winkler ___ Purs* I ... Nab-’rs ... Hsvden __ £r»ll#r i -n*«>n L**» t scksnn y 4>) h- i4*'Srn#, Lsrt- •i*r, }fo4rM*r. iiili'fi IVlnu » * 4 lluev t was for the id with ?ad 12 to 7 guard S. J t h i rd - per tod ’inai stanza. acted, he said. Southern C la I Trojans Shut Out Washington SEATTLE. Wash.. Nov. 1 UP The Southern California Troians, j thinking ahead to the Rose Bo« 1 game but keeping their mind'! very much on the business at hand, used passes Saturday when! their ground game bogged down to a 19-0 victory over a stubborn Washington football team. Tur I Iecls Down Vols CHAPEL HILL. N. C, Nov. 1 ' j AP The University of North Carolina rolled to three touch- I downs in the first half tr*dav snd then held off the Tennessee Vol- j unteers to win an inter-conference j football victory, 20 to 6. The j triumph gave the Tar Heels re- j vongo for their only regular season defeat Inst year. (lolumhia Routs ; Cornell, 22-0 ITHACA, N. Y„ Nov. 1 AP- The ballyhoed pitching duel be-! tween Columbia's Gene Rossides, and Cornell’s Lynn <Pete> Dorset* proved a dud Saturday as the; visiting Lions cruised along the ground to crush the Big Red. 22-0. without paying too much attention to their air arm. Proving tiieir upset of might> j Army as no fluke. 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