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EUGENE, OREGON, SATURDAY, OCT. 9, 1909.
ALUMNI DEFEATS THE VARSITY 3-0
SURPRISE SPRUNG ON
VARSITY. FIRST TIME
ALUMNI HAS EVER WON
By the score of 3 to 0 the University of Oregon Alumni team
neatly trimmed the much vaunted Varsity in a rather ragged game
of football on Kincaid field this afternoon. The trick was done
by a nicely placed drop kick early in the first half before the
“grads” lost their wind.
The game’s value lay chiefly in trying out the men and show
ing that the Varsity team needs much perfecting before it shows
the championship class that was expected of it.
Coach Forbes was evidently disappointed, almost disgusted.
“You saw the game, didn’t you?” he answered when asked for his
”We haven’t such a good team as some of us thought, have we,
Bob,” said Bill. “Well, anyway, 1 know what some of them can
do now,” answered Forbes- “That’s what the game was for, you
know. Several of the men were out of their regular positions. I
can now devote more time to perfecting their team work.”
Clarke for the Varsity kicked off 55
yards to Chandler. Kerron made 15
yards and Coleman punted 35.
Varsity lost the ball and rushes of
Templeton and Kerron made 14 yards
for the Alumni.
After an exchange of punts, Latourette
made a drop kick from the 20 yard
line—score, Alumni 3, Varsity 0.
The rest of the half was a see-saw
with no score, the main sensation being
the brilliant end runs of Moores and
Latourette. It ended with the ball on
the 45 yard line in Alumni possession.
The half was decidedly in favor of the
hr the second half there was more
hard straight football with fortunes a
bout even. Clarke started it by a kick
off to Latourette, who brought the ball
in to Alumni’s 15 yard line. Neither
team made yardage consistently and af
ter five minutes of play Clarke prepared
for a place kick from Alumni’s 40 yard
line. The kick was blocked but Bill
Main recovered on the 25 yard line.
Two minutes later an Alumnus broke
through and blocked another place kick
after the ball had been worked out to
the 35 yard line.
The pace was beginning to tell on
the Varsity and several fresh men were
j sent in. Big Bailey releived Kellogg.
McKinley went in at half in place of
"Chuck” Taylor and Hickson went in
at left end.
The varsity began to fumble badly
and the backs seemed to have trouble
in getting the play off.
For the remainder of the game the
bull alternated in midfield with the old
grads coming back strong.
1 he line up
was as follows:
R G Scott
L G Kellogg
R T Rink
L T Henderson
GLEE AND MANDOLIN
The selection of the members of the
new Mandolin and Glee clubs of the
University was completed Thursday, the
try-out for the former organization hav
ing been held in Villard hall, Wednesday
The list of candidates for the Mando
lin club was small, only 18 men aspiring.
In spite of the small number from
which it was necessary to make the se
lection, however, and in spite of the
fact that the members of the newly
chosen club are nearly all new men,
Manager Davidson feels quite confident
that it will rank equal in excellence to
similar organizations of preceding years.
The route of the annual tour will, of
course, be the same as that of the Glee
The personnel of the new aggrega
tion of mandolin players is as follows:
Devereaux and Rothchild, first mando
lins ; Moores and Curran, second man
dolins; Stephens, Bean and Flynn, third
mandolins; Breeding and Gross, guitars;
Lyons, 'cello and Davidson, banjo.
The members of the Glee Club are:
Balse, Curtis, Mallet, Downs, Jett, Story,
Gabrielson and Powell, tenors, and Dav
idson, Geisler, Davies, Vawter, Robin
son, Welch, Martin and Frazer, basses;
Melvin Ogden, pianist.
Out of the list of about twenty candi
dates who failed 10 secure places on the
Varsity club, a second glee club is to be
organized and drilled under the direc
tion of Melvin Ogden. This secondary
club will give several concerts in Eu
gene. Owing to the exceptionally fine
material that was available this year.
-f selection was difficult, and
Manager Geary says that the second
club will rank very nearly equal to the
Varsity club, which will, without doubt,
he the strongest organization of its kind
that the University has yet produced.
The first practice will be held next
Monday at four o’clock in Villard hall.
Professor Glen requests that all new
men learn the Oregon songs as soon as
MONSTER RALLY IS
The rally last night was a “howling
success.” Two hundred and fifty stu
dents, wild with enthusiasm and yelling
to their fullest capacity, took the town
by storm for two hours. After march
ing up and down Willamette street and
yelling at every corner, they marched
out to Kincaid field, where an enormous
bonfire had been prepared by the 150
As soon as Yell Leader Alton could
quell the noise, President Campbell took
the platform, followed by Regent Friend
ly, Professor 1. M. Glen, Coach Forbes,
Ffili Hayward, Dud Clark, Geo. Hug,
Cary Loosley and Pen Williams. En
thusiasm and optimism were showered
upon the eager listeners for an hour
and a half. Coach Forbes praised the
team and told the students that with
their constant aid on the bleachers, that
a good team was assured.
Bill Hayward took a peek into the fu
ture. He pointed out that Oregon was
to lose four or live of her best men
this year and advised the husky fresh
men to prepare to fill their places. “In
time of peace prepare for war,” was his
“Beware of over-confidence,” said
Professor Glen. "You don’t see how
you can lose and either llo I, but look
Dud Clark, captain of the team said:
“The material and the coach are here
to put out the strongest team Oregon
ever had. All that is needed to insure
success is the loyal support of the stu
Ben Williams, president of the stu
dent body, told of rallies in the past
which he has attended ever since he
can remember. “Is the spirit of old
Oregon going to die?” he asked tri
umphantly. “Look at this demonstration
and judge for yourself. Instead of dying
out it is growing.”
1 lie newly re-organized students’ band
made its initial appearance under direc
tor Lloyd Pickard. It contains at least
Saturday, October 9—
Laurean Literary society, 7 :()0 p.
m., Deady hall.
Philologian literary society, 7:00
p. m., McClure hall.
Order of O. Banquet, 7 p. m. at
Monday, October 11—
Meeting of Oratory and Debate
Committee, 4 :00 p. m., Villard hall
Glee Club practice, 4 p. m. Vil
Meeting of Monthly Staff, 4 p. m.
Gamma Delta Gamma house.
Girls’ Tennis Club meeting, 4 p.
m., Villard hall.
Tuesday, October :2—
Y. W. C. A., 4 p. m., Deady hall.
German Club, 7:30 p. in., Deady
Wednesday, October 13—
Assembly, 10 p. m., Villard hall.
Eutaxian literary society, 7:00 p.
BABES DRIB PORTLAND HIGH
SCHOOL TO TINE OL 26 TO 5
TEAM SHOWS GOOD EORM
The Freshman class nobly redeemed themselves this afternoon
when they roundly trounced their friends from the Lincoln High
of Portland in a hard fought game of football on Kincaid field.
Twenty-six to five was the score. Walker and Bailey were the
stars, making steady gains whenever called upon. The game was
a surprise to everyone as it had been predicted that the freshmen
had a weak team.
The freshmen kicked off. Portland
failing to make yardage, kicked to Walk
er who made yardage. On the next
down the freshmen fumbled, but recov
ered and Kay kicked a drop from the
held. Score 3 to 0 at the end of four
minutes of play.
Freshmen received the kick-off and
kicked back to the center of the field.
Vosper, the Portland quarterback, hurt
his shoulder at this point and was re
placed by Patterson, 1 )ay coming in from
end to replace the latter and being re
placed by Stiles.
Portland fumbled, but recovered and
made IS yards on a fake punt. They
were then penalized and lost the ball.
Bailey made ten and then live yards for
A punt and forward pass put the
freshmen within scoring distance. Walk
er kicked an easy goal, making the score
9 to 0.
Portland here took a brace and with
a series of forward passes and end runs
rushed the ball to Oregon’s eight yard
line. A long end run by Patterson took
it over. They failed to kick goal—score
9 to 5.
Stine took Roberts’ place at guard.
Portland tried a drop kick and failed;
then Day ran forty yards after the kick
out. Oregon took a brace and held
them for yardage. Walker made 25
yards and then fumbled at the goal line,
Bailey recovering for a touchdown. The
half ended, score 15 to 5.
The freshmen had things their own
way during this half and at no time was
their goal in serious danger. Portland
kicked to Walker who returned to the
40 yard line. A quarter back kick gave
Portland the ball, but the freshmen re
covered immediately on a fumble. Bailey
made 15 yards on a fake play and
after an exchange of punts Holmes
was sent over for another touchdown
by the freshmen. Walker kicked goal
bringing the score to 21 to 5.
Portland kicked off to Stagg and the
freshmen punted on first down. Port
land tried a forward pass, Kay receiv
ing it and making 15 yards for the fresh
men. Another attempt at a forward
pass failed and then Portland punted.
Oregon took the ball on Portland’s
45 yard line and, settling down to
straight, hard football, bucked it over
for a touchdown in six downs. Walker
was used five times and Barzee once,
both making consistent gains of from
3 to 5 yards.
The try for goal was unsuccessful.
I he Oregon boys started down the field
for another touchdown but time was
called when they reached the 20 yard
The teams lined up as follows:
P. H. S. Freshmen
Alcott C Mitchell
O’Neill RG Roberts
Canfield L G Steine
Gerspach R T Bailey
Cochran LT Ruth
Halim RE Onthank
J. L), Stiles L E Barzee
Vosper, Patterson Q Kay
Patterson, Day L H Bartell
Gummell R H Knox
O. Day F Walker
CHOOSE CLASS COLORS
Black and gold were chosen as the
class colors at the first business meet
ing of the freshman class last Wednes
day. '1 he “babes’’ also decided to make
good and get up a little spirit after the
severe grilling they got in the student
body that morning.
A committee was appointed to have
charge of thejiig bonfire at the rally
and to'arrange for the freshman party I
that they decided to have on Friday
evening, October 15.
After the close of the class meeting,
the boys of the freshman class formed
in line and marched in a body to the
football field, where they gave Yell
Leader Alton the heartiest support in
rooting practice that had been received
from the class since the beginning of the
Bishop Spaulding, of the Episcopal
church of Utah, has been secured for a
lecture before the student body at the
lirst regular assembly of the year in
Villard hall, Wednesday morning, Oc
tober 13. Bishop Spaulding is a strong
and able speaker of national reputation.
Special musical numbers will also be
given on this occasion. President Camp
bell says that arrangements are being
completed for an exceptionally strong
list of lectures for the student assemblies
this year and it will be well worth the
while of every student to make it a
point to miss none of them.
The Y. W. C. A. held a very inter
esting and well attended meeting Tues
day evening, when Miss Hopkins, sec
retary of the Northwest Territory, ad
dressed the girls. Several reports were
given by those who attended the
"Breakers Conference.” Mrs. Pennell
will speak at the next meeting.