The News and Observer from Raleigh, North Carolina on November 26, 1920 · 9
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L THE NEWS AND OBSERVER FRIDAY MORNING NOVEMBER1 26 1920 FRIDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 26 1920 STATE COLLEGE RUNS AWAY FROM ANCIENT RIVALS BY SCORE 49-7 Strong Offensive In Fourth Quarter Sam Baptists From Shut Out FORWARD PASSES AND ' LONG RUNS EFFECTIVE Three Touchdowns Result yTrom Passes and Two More From Returned Kicks Fully vindicating'p r e d i c-tions the fourteenth annual football game between State College and Wake Forest yesterday proved to be a bitterly fought struggle from beginning to end with the result a one sided victory for State College The story of the respective strengths of the two elevens in each quarter is revealed fully by the number of touchdowns scored In the fifst quarter State scored one touchdown to none in the second quarter two to none in the third quarter three to none and in the final period each eleven registered once The total score was State College 49 Wake Forest 7— Faucette keeping his record for the season unbroken by kicking goal after each of the seven touchdowns Stan Missing Captain Harry-vKabenhorst of Wake Forest who is rated as one of the best backs in the State was unable to start the game on account of injuries r and Heckruan th next Tanking Btar amlng the Baptist luminaries waa forced to retire in the middle of the second quarter But those things like the forced removah of Captain Weathers in the fourth quarter are among the fortunes of war— to be treated only as such The game stands as a clear demonstration of the unquestioned superiority of the finished and p'owerful 1920 football machine over the less cohesive and weaker combination representing its ancient rival But Waka Forest supporters found and are entitled to no little solace by virtue of the fact that the Old Gold and Black developed its strongest offensive of the Beason against its keenest rival a team that is at-the same timo the strongest machine barring Georgia Tech it has faced this year Wake Forest Scores This offlonsive strength waf not shown until the closing 'minutes of the fourth quarter when the 'score stood 49 to 0 against them and quits - fpw of their adherents and the bulk of the casual onlookers' had left the field A fifteen yard penalty the result of Hippie's failing to see a signal for a fair catch and tackling in face cf the signal gave the Baptist possession of the ball in niid-ficld Three first downs in swift succession each Bttained with a comfortable margin to spare placed the ball within the five yard line and from that point it was carried over just before the Field Judge blew his whistle for the end of the game and well after the official announcer had picked up1 his megaphone and' framed his lips to say "Called on account of darkness" Johnston the running mate for Eeckman at end had been ealled back to take up the burden of arrying the ball and besides having the honor of scoring the touchdown was the lad responsible for the gains circling the flanks and plunging off tackle for ad-Tances averaging ten yards no less than four times State Attact Versatile 'The State eleven fully demonstrated yesterday that for versatility of attack and unit of endeavor it has few if ally superiors in the country As usual the name of Faucette is conspicuous in -be summary but from an individualistic standpoint the notable part of yesterday's victory was the manner in which Dick Gurley eame into his own Playing his last game of four consecutive- seaspns State's dreadnaught ptoved that the acclaim which has greeted him for four long years is fully earned On the defense and in running forward passes he was the usual tower of strength car rying the ball he even excelled Faucette though each made three touchdowns and the "Bunt" made the long gallop vi tuo uay— ravmg eveniy yarus wn-j c 1 i - j the pig sWin Eowover Gurley showed himself equally adept in receiving forward passes hitting the line and cir- cling the ends Hippie and Weathers both distinguijlued themselves the "Single boner committed by each being royallyffst by defensive and i offonsiveAork in the line and in get- ting down the field cm open formations Floyd was also a power in the line but Tasour broke more often into the lime light Pierson also "ran wild" yesterday gaining in every way in which a football can be advanced On the Wake Forest side of the fence the one outstanding hero of the day was Johnston His "Tackling was at times faulty and at other times brilliant but on the offense he was the factoJhat gave the Wake Forest team the much-needed punch Until he was forced from tne game by injuries Heckman was easily the most conspic- 1 nous figure on the field Towering above most of the other warriors even as Matt eclipses Jeff he was in every play np to his neck His kieking was excellent nd even outmatched the splendid bootwork of Park and his ability to ni with the ball gave his team the one earned first down registered while he was in the fray On the defense except once when he was taken care of on the occasion or our ley's 20-yard line run around the end for a touchdown lie was etrectrveness Itself Wall showed wonderful game- ness in the lace or tne repeea injuries refusing to be retired Game Closely flayed Indeed the whole Waka Forest team STATISTICS OF THE GAME StateWake Vards from rushing S36 70 First downs 27 7 Punts 2 Av of punts yds1 SS 28 Punts returned yds 150 0 Passes attempted 12 S Passes completed 0 Yards from passes 114 0 Passes Intercepted 1 1 No penalties 5 4 Penalties yds 60 16 Fumbles 4 0 Fumbles recovered 1 3 showed a sad lack of the physical condition that should have been theirs for the biggest game of the year "Time out for Wake Forest" was called again and again playing time in the fourth period being less than a fourth of the time Actually consumed But though injuries were the rule of the day and penalties were not infrequent most of the latter were for technicalities Ripple's failure to see a signal for a fair catch though costing fifteen yardB contains nothing of the unsportsmanlike- As a matter of fact the cleanness of the play called for warm commendation from the officials all of whom are 1 experienced men The one lapse came late in the fourth quarter and was the result of too muih tension Captain Weathers of Stare College was barred from the game for slugging following a general mix-up The experience was a new one for the Baleigh man who is a hard but clean player Technical Points The proficiency of State College in forward passes some of which were pulled £rom the most intricate of for mations the inability of Wake Forest to either use or cope with an aerial attack the resistance of both lines and last the jumbling of State but not least the broken field running' of the State College backs were the outstanding features of the game from "a technical standpoint Park did the kicking for Stated and did it well Heckman filled the same role brilliantly but Johnston his successor punted indifferently Three of State's touchdowns resulted directly from forward passes which netted 20 20 and 40 yards respectively Faucette returned a kick 70 yards for one and another kick for 25 yards leaving only two scorld from rushes one of which came from Gurley's 25-yard run The Wake Forest line gave several excellent examples of defense Twice the Baptists captured the ball ' on downs and twice they forced State College to kick In the first quarter a touchdown that seemed inevitable was averted aud the same thing happened in the fourth quarter only to have Faucette return the nsuing punt for a marker State— 49 "Wake Forest— 7 LeU End Wearn Johnson m left tackle Weathers CC) Moss left guard Floyd - A)- Bundy center Everhari Wall right guard Pasour Holman right tackle Ripplo Elackshear right end Lawrence Heckman L quarterback — Fawcette Benton left halfback Gurley B: Johnson right half Johnson j - ulton full back parie Armstrong Score' by periods: ' State 7 14 21 7—49 Wake Forest 0 0 0 7— 7 State scoring touchdowns— Gurley 3: Faucette S Pierson 1 Goal after touchdown Faucette 7 Wake Forest scoring touchdown — Johnston Goal after touchdown — Jennette State substitutions— Pierson for Johnson: Baum for Wearn Johnson tor Park: Park for Johnsons McKIn-nie for Weathers Wake Forest substitutions— Prevatt for Blacksnear Jennette for Armstrong Westerhoff for Heckman Taylor for Fulton Martin for Westerhoff Officials — Gass of Lehigh refeiee Major of Auburn umpire Crayton of Davidson headllnesmnn Doak of Guilford field judge Time of periods — 15 minutes each Texas Beats Texas State Austin Tex Nov 25— Texas University defeated Texas A & M 7 to 3 in their final game of the season and won the state championship The play was practically even during the first half in which the Aggies made their field goal y FOOTBALL SUMMARY j Transylvania 33 Chattanooga 7 Spring Hill 21 Mississippi touege Tt-vitv Marvland 24: Johns Hopkins 7 West Virginia 0: W and J 2S Augusta Military Academy 7 Shenandoah Valley Academy 6 Staunton Military Academy 49 Fishburne Military School 7 Tennessee 14 Kentucky State 7 University of Alabama 24 Mississippi A and M 7 Missouri 16 Kansas 7 Notre tame 25 allehlgan Aggies 0 Marquette University 21 Wabash 7 Oklahoma 44 Drake 7 St Johns Military Academof Man-lius 14 Allen Military School 0 Franklin and Marshall 0 Gettysburg 0 Bucknell 20 Dickinson University of Richmond 62 Randolph-Macon 7 Southern Methodist University 0 Baylor University 0 (Tied) Texas Christian University 21 Southwestern University 16 Kendall 45 Rolla School of Mines 0 Naval Base 7 Great Lakes 28 Ersklne 20 Mercer 6 Furman 7 Davidson Tulane 21 L S U 0 Rice 0 Arkansas 0 Texas University 7 Texas A and M 3 Pennsylvania 28 Cornell 0 University of Betrolt 27 Tiutgcrs C N C Stete 49: Wike Forest 7 Georgia Tech 34 Auburn O Virginia 14 North Carolina V M I 24 V P I 7 Georgia 55 Clemson 0 - Florida 0 Oglethorpe 21 Vanderbilt 21 Sewanee 2 Pennsylvania 28: Cornell 0 Penn State 9 Pitt 0 (Tie) Trinity 0 Wofford 0 (Tie) Hampden-Sydney 14 William and Marv 7 Wilmington High 20 New Bern I l Ofcon Georgetown tllgD 1 Wooster 7: Mount Union S Greensboro High 13 Charlotte High 7 TVtlKhkllKP 7 T)n-Al : Tie) ELECTED AS CAPTAIN STATE'S '21 VARSITY "M rr"lli r pi JOHN FAUCETTE (Quarterback) Faucette who started his foot-ball career with the Baleigh High School where his playing gave early indica tion of stellar work on the collegiate gridiron has just closed his third season on the State College team and last night was elected captain of the 1921 varsity This year has been his best Besides sensational runs good generalship as "quarterback he has the additional achievement of having not a single failure credited to him in kicking goal after touchdown Georgia Tech Crushes Plains men 34 To 0 In Bitterly Contested Game Atlanta Ga Nov 25— Georgia Tech's "Golden tornado" swept through the Auburn plainsmen here today -for five touchdowns and a 34 to 0 victory in the annual Thanksgiving Day contest The two great teams the Alabamans outweighing Tech and fighting for every inch of ground they yielded Were cheered by a crowd of some 50000 spectators and the bands and student body of tie two institutions Three of Techs touchdowns were steady drives across the fiold one of them being aided by a prfoctly ex ecuted forward pass from Flowers to John Staton Captain Flowers one of Tech's greatest baekfield men of all time brought his football career to spectacular close in defeating Auburn Ho not only gained time and again but two 6f three touchdowns he made were on runs of some 80 yards in re turning the long punts that Ollinger sent down the field Flowers showed himself a wondsrful punter once boot ing the ball Co yards before it touched ground lie also tried two field goals but missed one from the 40 yard line and another from 44 yard line Auburn gained at times especially Turing the second and third periods but never a period appeared dangerous to Tech A check showed that Tech made 16 first downs to Auburn's 6 Outside of Flowers it would be hard to pick an individual star on the Yellow Jacket eleven for all the baekfield men including Dewey Scarborough and Bill-Giaver who went in during the final quarter showed ability to carry the ball The line held well on ae fense and opened wide holes for the runners on offense Kattcrman and J Staton both played excellent games at ends Whirling Aubourn's powerful full back was the particular star on offense for the Plainsmen! and had Coach Mike Donahue been able t put three more Buch players into" the fray the Plainsmen might have had a different story to tell The Auburn team iought for every inch of ground it yielded and never seemed to lose heart Twice the line held Tech's backs within the 14 yard line On one of these occasions the Lball went over and on the other sweeping end run for 14 yards on the fourth down completed the touchdown Offside penalties and several for hold ing were the only things that marred Tech's play and one of the latter prob ably prevented a touchdown in the first period The ball was in Auburn s ter ritory the greater part of the opening period but no score resulted It was the last game for three of Techs stars Flowers Ferst and Fin cher all Auburn men it was stated are eligible to play next season but Captain Bizemore-is to graduate in June Line-up and summary: Position Auburn Georgia Tech ' Left End Ollinger J Staton Left Task la Pearce Fincher Left Guard Gresham - oi Lebey Center Caton ---! Amis ' Right Guard Slzemor m Davis Right Tackle Warren A Staton Right End Moulton i Ratterman Quarterback Brown - Ferst Left Halfback Shirey Flower Right Halfback Stubbs B Barron Fullback Shirllng Harlan bcore by periods: Auburn 0 0 t Tech 0 6 7 21—34 Tech scoring: Touchdowns — Flowers Iinr:-- Ferst Goals from touch downs Fincher 4 Referee Mike Thomoson Geora-e town umpire Ed Williams Virginia head linesman Stollenwerck Johns Hopkins V Periods 15 minutes each GEORGIA WrS'3 FROM flFMSOV Athens Ga Nov 25 — Georgia Uni versity took its Thanksgiving Day game rrom tlemson heretoday oo to O closing the season for the Bed and nisei wiiu no aereats ueorgia i peared able to make headway almost will fijrainqt iha Carolina tonm tp at and steady gains by all the Georgia backs were aaaea to hy spectacular sprints GOLDEN TORNADO SWAMPS AUBURN Dj i-t nan back Hartley FURMAN WINS BY ONE TOUCHDOWN Davidson Wild Cats Give South Carolina Baptists Hard-est Fight Yet Greenville S C Nov 25— With a steady march from her own 20-yard line in the second quarter Furman's purple hurricane scored the lone touchdown that defeated Davidson College here this afternoon With 8peer'e kicked goal the scoring ended and the final eaunt was Furman 7 Davidson 0 The game playejd before 4000 spec tators was one of the fiercest strggles fought on Manly Field this season and was decided only whea the referee whistle blew for the last time Davidson presented a magnificent defense and ploughed the Furman line for more gains than any other team that has faced the Bnfltiststhis year The Wild Cats used forwards to great advantage and advanced many times for long gains with the overhead attack But Fur man was able to check the onslaught with a sterling dolense and allowed Davidson to seriously threaten her goal but once when the Wild Cats advanced to the 17-yard line in the last period At this juncture Captain Joter ot Furman broke up a pass the ball roll ing back of the goal line and it was Furman's ball on her own 20-yard line Furman's touchdown came as the re sult of a brilliant offense which began on her own 20-yard line and ended when Lee Bhame skirted left end from Davidson's 1-yard line and planted the ball behind the goal posts It "was magnificent drive in which every Furman back and the entire Baptist line played a etellapart Furman got possession of the ball when Dayidson Dunted behind the goal line Then be gan a series of line plunges ana ena runs by Speer Bhame McManaway and Waters which netted the touchdown The eamo abounded in stellar individ ual work of players on each side For Furman the work of Bhame and Speer stood out botkof whom made- many gains through tna line ana arouna enus McManaway played great ball at quar ter eeneraline hij team well and dis playing splendid work on the defense Waters at full hit the line tor many short rains and was good on the defense But (treat credit-for jrojmaas victory Lgoes to the line flammett at center 111 11 1 n- A 1 1 1 — T Tl f M -1 at left guard and Captain Jeter atleft tackle broka through and tackled run ners time after timp ana am great work in opening holos for their own backs Bethea- Davidson qarterbaok was the stellar performer for the Wild Cats His line plunging and runs around ends ware largoly responsible for Davidson eaina The wort or captain xiamuicn at left tackle ana israuy fli center was remarkable Furman made eleven first downs dur- ine the eame and Davidson made ten Furman's victory over Davidson con eluded the most brilliant record in the history of the Institution The Baptists have scored nine victones tins seaauu and were defeated only by Georgia University in a 7 to 0 game Lineup: Position Davidson Furman Left End Falson - Bradley Left Taickle Hammett Jeter Left Guard Romfelt - Lanford Center Brady : "Hammett 1 ti Klit Guard LaFar " Carson :inht Tackle Davis McLeod Rielit End Douglass : Carter yuarieroacK a Bethea McManaway Left Halfback Casaell Speer Right Halfback Shepherd Rhame Fullback McFadden Waters Krnra bv Tleriods: Furman 0 7 O 0—7 I)iviiln 0 0 0 0 — 0 Substitutions — Davidson: Clary for Bethea Bethea for Clary Long for Shepherd Clary for Long Siztr for Clary Dantzlcr for McFadden Furman: Posev for Carter Carter for Posey Scoring — Furman: Touchdown Rhame Goal from touchdown Speer Officials— Referee Reed (Springfield Y M C A) Umpire Stollenwerck (Johns Hopkins) Had linesman Walker (Davidson) Time of periods 15 minutes OGLETHORPE BEATS FLORIDA Columbus Ga Nov 25— Oglethorpe a fast eleven trounced the University of Florida 21 to 0 here today making three touchdowns against the heavier 'Gator team Quarterback Varnadoe made the spectacular play of the game when he intercepted a forward pass on his own 8 yard goal line and raced across the Florida goal line Crashing Drive of Virginia Too Much For Tar Heel Team (Continued from Page One) played his strongest game of the year Newman was conspicuous in many plays and Oppleman and Binehart were the best ground gainers for Virginia There was a lot of fumbling and loose play ing on both sides but the two teams fought as they always do on Thanks giving day The line up: Position Carolina Virginia Left End Shepherd Newman Left Tackle ' Harrell McConnell Left Guard PolndsKter ' Clarke Center Jacobl i ? Hanklns Right Guard Prltchard Fenwlok Right Tackle Hanby t-i m Hall Right End Morris Vitchle Quarterback McDonald - Witt Left Halfback Low w Rinehart Right Halfbacfc Hutchlns Oppleman Fullback Spaugh Dunn Touchdowns Witt Rinehart goals Hall 2 v i Substitutions for Carolina MclJee for Spaugh Snaugh for MeGce Ker nodle for Henby Abernethy for Hutchlns Fulton for Abernethy Mc Gee for Fulton Hutchlns for Spaugh ochran foe Morris Owen lor Foln- dexter Tenney for McGee Substitutions for Virginia Shackle ford for McConnell McConnell I for Shack leford Zeundel for Dunn Wood for Hanklns Blackford for Clarke Stewart for Fenwick Russell for Op- pieman varrington lor wtu Referes Magoffin of Michigan T m plre DonneJIy of Trinity Field judg - Metier of Springfield Head linesman Fetzer ot Davidson - LOWE ELECTED CAPTAIN OF UN IVES IT Y SQUAD - $ ROBBIN LOWE Halfback Charlottesville Va Nov 25— Bob bins Lowe of Winston-Salem halfback on the Carolina football team for the past two years was tonight elected Captain for next year The meeting of all men who played today was held shortly after the game and Lowe was easily their choice He has been the outstanding back) £ 11 f nem piayer ior ino pasi vwo years played first base on the baseball team is president of the Athletic Association and is conspicuous in many activities on the Carolina campus TRINITY TO TIE Two Elevens of Methodist In stitutions Fight To Scoreless Draw ( Durham Nov 25 With each team !s playing only an occasional driving puiujffi but with both performing bril liantly on the defonsive Trinity and Wofford battlod to a scoreless tie hero today in the presence of approximately 2000 people Wofford had no real- opportunity to score but Trinity was twice repulsed within Wofford's ten yard line Wofford threatened only once when Tur nipseed its righ halfback attempted a field goal from the 45 yard line The ball hit the cross bar but bounded back into the fibld Trinity made seven first downs to six for the visitors I'arler the South Carolinan quarterback was the outstanding star of the game Every time he carried the ball he made some gain On several occasions he drove through the Trinity line with such force that he was hurled several feet beyond the mass of players u nail the rrinuy quarterback wno had been counted on to star made only one outstanding play This was when ho mada a sweeping end run for soven teen yards in the fourth quarter On defensive work Neal Trinity's left end was the bright light On numerous occasions he slipped around and tackled runners from behind The line up: Tosltlon Trinity Wofford Right End Bennington Stephenson Right Tackle Den-lckson Skelton Right Guard Hatcher Hollis Center Simpson Gleaton Left Guard Jones - Moore L'cft Tackle Leach w Tatum v Left End Neal wi-: Lucas Quarterback Hall Parler Left Halfback McGranahan - Berry Flght Halfback McWhorter : Turnlpseed Fullback Crute Brlce Time of periods 15 minutes each Referee Broughton of Wake Forest Umpire Kernodle of Georgia Tech Head linesman Mllburn of Georgetown Trinity substitution Maddrey for Dirrlckson Wofford substitutions Davis for Stephenson Simmons for Brice Stephens'in for Skelton Brlce for Simmons Simmons for Hol-lisv 7 South Carolina Beats Citadel Charleston 8 C Nov 25— The University of South Carolina defeated the Citadel in their annual game today 7 to 6 Frost Citadol quarterback returned the initial kfek-off of the game eighty-two yards for a touchdown Kol-lcck failed at goal In the third quarter Carolina carried the ball over after an advance from midfield on straight frotball Grcssette making the touchdown aud kicking goal FENCE RAILS AUTOS AND HEADS AND SHINS SUFFER DAMAGE IN KINSTON RACES Kinaton Nov 23 — Fence rails automobiles motorcycles and heads nd shins were damaged in the auto races here today Half the events irere featured by accidents from all of which the victims escaped with minor injuries Three cars went together in one race two piling op and the other emerging to win the event On heavy machine went into a fence in another race In both accidents only one driver was hurt Two motorcyclists suffered braises Seventy-five hundred yelling speed fans got more than their money's worth of that article though no records were broken The program tested several hoars Doctors and firemen had been sent to the track In advance bat the latter had nothing to dov A Lenox won the biggest events Isaac Simpklns Lewis Finish and Eugene Murrell all of Raleigh were the "casualties" jlM in urn i ii tjii ill mil i j in i 4V 1 id m t 1 mm m mm mm mm n mm I'Km I uuLmu VA POLY 24 TO 7 Flying Cadets Carry Through Clean Sheet For Season In Football Roanoke" Ta Nov 25— Carrying through a clean slate for the ' season the Virginia Militar ylnstitute ''flying cadets" defeated their old rivals the Virginia Polytechnic Institte here today by a score of 21 to 7 in a contest in which the Lexington cadets made costly fumbles and failed many times to effect the play far which they have been noted this year namely the forward pass It was through a fumble on V M I's ton-yard line in the first five minutes of play that Tilton for the Blacksburg cadcta made their one and only touchdown Wallace kicked coal In the second period following nri three successful end runs Rummers scored the first tally for V M I ad vancing 10 yards btrtart the doughty little Lexington quarter carried the ball over in the third and fourth periods for two addi tional tallies Leech kicked goal for each touchdown n the middle of the fourth miarter Captain Leech raised the score three points with a beautiful fiold goal from the 35-yard line For individual play ing Leech Stuart and Bunting easily were the stars tot V M I while for V P I tilson Crisp and Wallace were the stollar players Wallace having tne nonor or making the longest open run in ths game when he carried the oval 45 yards in the third period from the kick-off Fully 15000 persons witnessed the Contest ' The lineup: Position V M X v P I Left End ' Drewory 0 Parrishe Left Tackle Summers H T Til son Left Guard Harrison Resh Center Smith m m Hardwlck Rltrht Guard fShlpley Saunders "uni Crisp y Right End Mason : Carpenter Quarterback Stuart Wallace Left Halfback Bunting K Sutton Right Halfback Leech Schaefer Fullback Wilson Shererts Score by periods: V M I 0 T 7 10—24 V P 1 7 0 0 0 — 7 Summary — Scorhig for V M I: Touchdowns Summers 1 Stuart 2 Goals from touchdowns Leech 3 ottt of as many attmpts field goal Leech 1 Scoring for V P I: Touchdowns Til- son 1: goal from touchdown Wallace 1 Officials: Cosgrav Army referee pkeson Lehigh umpire and Gooch Virginia neaa linesman ROCKINGHAM LOSES TO STRONG RAEF0RD TEAM Raeford Nov 25— ttockingham highs lost the final game of the season to Raeford oa the local grounds today to 0 The game was clean and hard fought and very few penalties were inflicted B Austin T 'Austin Culbrcth Andrews were1 the stars for the locals while McCaulay and Coble featured for the visitors Scoring touchdown Culbrcth 3 B Austin flonls from touchdowns Wright 2 Goals from field Cul-breth Referee Dr McBrayer (Penn) Umpire Lewis McBrayer iA and E) Head linesman Pries (Maine) Moth ers U3 Men of braini v £ j LOOK! With every $5 purchase from our Boys' Department we will give you a Skooter for the small fellow REMEMBER ALSO THERE IS A '20 Reduction ON Every Garment 4n Our BOYS' DEPARTMENT Crtoss & Linehan "Leaders CROSS CITY RACE IN BY KAPLAN Kasper Kaplan Wins Gold Medal In Street Race G P Moore Second a Kaspar Kaplan won first place In the cross city race staged yesterday morning at 10:15 by the T M C A Kaplan was pushed close by G P-' Moore the second man to finish who made the ircuit of the street in 111-3 seconds he race was watched by many people on the streets and also from automobiles following the sprinters Kaplan wins a gold medal and Moore a silver medal the presentation of which will be made at the Senior Gymnasium banquet March 1 There were six contestants i who Tan ovor the following two-mile ' course: Halifax to Wilmington Wil- mington to Hargett- Hargctt to Swain Swain to New Bern New Bern to Person Person v to Edonton Edenton to Blount Blount to Jones Jones to Salis- bury Salisbury to Edenton and Edenton to Wilmington Those who raced garbed in running suits in epita of the weather were: Kaspar Kaplan G P Moore A M Myers Daniel Green Troy Baucom and HeginaU Rushton The bowling league opened Wednes- fluv niclit with mimes betwen the "VYatsonites" and the "O'Connerites" ine names Deing uiKen rrom me capiain of the two teams The O'Connerites won with a score of 1115 while the Watsonites scored 1031 points The tabulated score with the players of each side follows: Watsonites Watson 80 81 91 252 King 82 111 81 274 Sherwood 84 8(1' 94 264 Perry 81 81 79 £41 O Connorltes O'CoCMt 87 117 83 287 Garri 91 83 93 287 Savage '106 90 88 284 Crawford 91 91 92 277 ( WILMINGTON DEFEATS NEW BERN HIGH 20-14' Over Two Thousand People See Game That Has Bearing On Championship i i Wilmington Nov 25 — Two thousand people this afternoon saw ths Wilmington Hfgh School eleven defeat the New Bern team by a Bcore of 20 to 14 and thereby win the right to meet the winner of the Chapel Hill- Red Oak game to determine tha team that will meet the Western Champions ' for State honors This afternoon's contest was one of tl hardest battles ever witnessed here and would have done credit to college players Outweighed by several pounds the locals were swept off their feet dur- ' ing the first half at the end of which tlio flniirn qfonrl fnnrtftAn tn hit With grit not seen before the toam went after the visitors in the second half jl nnBl It was then a battle to and fro across -the field with the : advantage first on one side and then on the other The teams are as nearly evenly matched as any two teams ever to play here Two hundred supporters of the visitors headed by Mayor 'A T Dill came down on a special train to root for their team aud while they returned home tonight the losors they showed local fans how to support ths home team ' Since 1889" " — 1 S 1

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