Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 30, 1937)
By ELBERT HAWKINS
Oregon beat the San Diego Ma
rines Saturday quite handily be
fore 5,000 fans as per dope, yes.
But out of that 24 to 7 victory,
which was bruising, to say the
least, came some unfortunate
Of had news to Webfoot fans
was announcement in Sunday’s pa
pers that two of Brink’s boys were
hurt seriously enough to be con
fined to a Marine hospital.
flimmy Nicholson, speedy Duck
left half, who started the San
Diego game, “incurred a broken
shoulder” according to rather
vague press reports. It of course, if
true, would mean no more football
this season for the fleet Salem boy,
which won't help Oregon’s chances
against) Arizona at Tucson (j'lis
Casualty number two for Ore
gon was Denny Breaid, chubby
pivotman, who “suffered contus
ions of the head and spine.” Until
more specific announcement is
made concerning the two Oregon
injuries, we’re going to take it all
with a grain of salt and hope for
the best. Hrcaid’s loss from the
Arizona tilt would put added work
on the shoulders of Vernon Moore,
first string center, who has been
aided greatly this season by “Irish
* * *
Mark those injuries on the
liability side of the ledger, and
we’ll take up the other angle of
Saturday's game. Outside of a
lapse in the Oregon pass defense,
which allowed 11 completions out
if 19 attempts, and five in a row,
the Lemon-Yellow boys had things
completely under control. Three
touchdowns were chalked up in the
first half, and another score added
in the third period before the hard
fighting Marines were able to
A bouquet to Joe Huston, dy
namic Oregon guard, who is begin
ning to get the recognition he de
serves. Joe is an all-coast guard
now, having made the Oregon
Journal’s annual coast conference
eleven in selections announced Sat
urday. He didn’t rate it just on the
basis of six consecutive place-kick
conversions either (Joe missed one
Saturday), but for general all
around blocking and defensive
work. Tackle Bill Foskett rated
Foskett, Huston, Vernon Moore,
and Hank Nilsen, the Astoria hoy
who leads the way to touchdowns
at blocking quarterback, have been
mentioned in numerous all-oppo
nent selections. Huston and Moore
rated second team choices of Babe
Hollingbery's Washington State
Fandom in every nook amt
cranny of (he United States is ask
ing one big question. What school
will be the. choice of California's
coust ehainpoin Holden Bears for
tin1 Idg New Year’s day Rose Bowl
It looks like either Pittsburgh,
Fordham, or Alabama will be the
choice according to authorities.
Any one of the trio might rate.
Pittsburgh appears to he the popu
lar choice of coast fans and Cali
fornia players themselves (they
want a tough game), hut the
grapevine hints that officials who
pick California's opponent think
otherwise. Columnist Henry Me
la-more a few weeks ago declared
that Pittsburgh was definitely
“out" as a Hose Bowl choice.
In just four days, the basketball
season, mixed with the final foot
bal excitement, will la- upon us.
Friday and Saturday nights, in
fact, Coach Hobson's Wehfoots
open their pre-season campaign
with games against Portland Uni
versity and Multnomah club. The
contests will feature Dud’s day
. . . Are new and novel this
year. Come in early and
select the presents you wish
to send while the assortment i
is most complete.
Don't forget our personal
or crested Christmas cards.
16 West Broadway
Traveling Ducks Tumble
San Diego Marines, 24-7;
Graybeal Scores Twice
Opening Half Drive Nets 18 to 0 Lead Over
Scrappy 'Devil Dogs' in Bruising Fray;
Nicholson and Breaid Recover Fast
Oregon’s Webfoots won their fourth game of the current season
Saturday when they easily defeated the San Diego Marines, 24 to 7,
at San Diego.
After the Ducks scored once in the first quarter and twice in the
second, they coasted the rest of the way through, scoring again in the
third, and turning back two of three Marine threats.
Jackrabbit Jay Graybeal scored Oregon’s first two touchdowns.
Oregon (24) . (7) Marines
Yerby .LE.C. Griffin
Foskett.LT . Davis
Huston .LG. Harris
Moore .C Sabol
Amato .EG. Hath
Jensen .RT. Walker
Robertson .RE. Lindfelt
Bentley . Q Callahans
Nicholson .LH. Trometter
Gebhardt .RH. Arneson
Emmons . F . Crouch
Score by quarters:
Oregon . 6 12 6 0 -24
Marines . 0 0 0 7— 7
Scoring: Oregon, touchdowns,
Graybeal (sub for Gebhardt), 2;
Lasselle (sub for Bentley), 1;
Anderson (sub for Nicholson),
1. Marines, touchdown, Gibson
(sub for Trometter), point af
ter touchdown, Rountree (sub
Officials: Referee, Jim Blewtt,
California; umpire, Motts Blair,
USC; head linesman, BruceKirk
patrick, Occidental; field judge,
Clyde King, Navy.
Corey Takes Singles
Honors; Phi Delts
Three all-campus handball play
ers were wearing their newly ac
quired crowns this week as the
annual tournament closed its fall
George Corey won the handball
single,s championship by dropping
his law school colleague, Norman
Winslow, in two straight matches,
21-6, 21-9. Corey had little trouble
with opponents throughout the
tournament, and the scores of his
match indicated that he was ap
parently little perturbed by the
fact that he was playing a cham
pionship match with Winslow.
Paul Jackson and Laddie Gale,
Phi Dolt duct, annexed their first
doubles championship by drubbing
Joe Amato and Marino Innoceuti
This year's tournament was the
first completed on the greatly im
proved courts in the new moil's
gym, and a marked increase in
the number of participants indi
cated that handball is rapidly gam
ing popularity on the campus.
' towards me end or tnc rrrst quar
ter Jay .sifted through right tackle
and eluded the rest of the San Die
go team to go 46 yards for the
Fumble Raves Way
Shortly after a Marine fumble
was recovered on the home team's
14-yard line, paving the way for
Jay’s second touchdown gallop,
this time for 10 yards.
Steve Anderson threw a 39-yard
pass to Dale Lasselle which was
good for the other second score.
In the third quarter a Rach-led
touchdown drive which was good
for 59 yards was climaxed when
Southpaw Bob Smith tossed a short
pass to Anderson, completed in
the end zone.
Anderson, Joe Huston, and Las
selle all attempted conversions
Later in the third quarter the
Marines also took to the air with
Quarterback Johnny Callaham on
the throwing end to Receivers Don
Gibson and Ennis. The drive start
ed on the Devil Dogs’ 37-yard line,
ancf ended when Callaham com
pleted a six-yard pass to Gibson.
Ross Rountree converted.
The Marines excelled the Ducks
in both punting and passing, com
pleting 11 out of 19 passes with
5 successive completions coming
in their touchdown dr ive.
It was thought that Denny
i Breaid and Jimmy Nicholson wore
seriously injured, but both were
released from the Marine hospital
The Ducks will stay in San Di-1
| ego until Thursday when they will
leave for Tucson where they will
meet Arizona Saturday.
Joe Wendlick (above) last week
closed a highly successful season
at end for Oregon State. He was
featured oil the end of several Joe
Gray touchdown heaves.
Will They Play Pitt, Alabama, or Fordham?
Kidin^ the crest of Pacific coast conference football race this season, the undefeated California Bears
(above) clinched a berth in this year’s Bose Bowl classic. Left to right, front row, they are: Dolman,
Schwartz, Meek, Devarona, Herwlg. Rear row: Evans, Chapman, Coach Stub Allison, Stohl, and An
Four Tons of Brawn
Skips forArizona; j
Ducks Will Face 'Em
Oregon's Opponent of Saturday Has Men
Ranging in Weight from 149 Pounds of
Backfield Pair to 237-Pound Tackle
charge, ramble, and roll daily over the varsity football practice field j
at the University of Arizona.
Forty-eight candidates, ranging from 149-pound King Beeth, Biz- I
bee, Arizona, and James Lenahan, Redondo Beach, California, half
backs, to 237-pound Harry (Bull) Piper, Tucson, tackle, comprise
Coach Tex Oliver’s varsity squad.
Most of the weight allotment falls to the tackle positions, where
Oliver has nine boys who average 202 pounds, with four top men av
eraging 209 pounds. Next to Piper in size comes Ray Nowotny, Santa
Ana, California, who tips the beam at 204 pounds. The pair favored
to got the starting call Saturday
at the tackle posts are George
Rogers, 195 pounds, and Herb
Mann, 201 pounds, both of Tucson.
Heavy Line Crasher
The backfield berth which calls
for a heavy man for line-crashing
duties finds 208-pound Walt (Hoss)
Nielsen, Redondo Beach, Califor
nia, at the top of the list of full
backs. He has capable reserves in
Clarence Ross, Hemet, California,
191-pound fullback or quarterback,
and Car Cameron, Bisbee, Arizona,
who weighs 175 pounds.
“Long Tom” Greenfield, 199
pounder of Peoria, Arizona, han
dles the pivot position at the cen
ter of the line. The three reserves
for his position will average 131
Guards Are Light
The lightest spots in the line are
the guards. Leon Gray and George
Ahee, both of Tucson, who at pres
ent hold the first string berths,
weigh in at 171 pounds and 165
pounds respectively. Clyde Wat
kins, 186-pounder from Phoenix,
Arizona, is the heaviest candidate
for guard assignment. George
Rogers, who has played every po
He 15 A COlSI&flY
sition on the line, also can be used
Oliver’s four top ends average
177 pounds, with very little dif
ference among the four. Harry
(Bud ( Parker, Jerome, and George
French, Phoenix, both lettermen,
are expected to be regular starters,
with Fred Erdhaus, Santa Ana,
California, and Bob Temple, Los
Angeles, close on their heels.
Besides Nielsen in the backfield,
is Bronko Smilanich Chisholm.
Minnesota ace left halfback who
weighs 170 pounds, Roy Wigley,
Chandler, Arizona, blocking back,
172 pounds, and George Jackson,
Tucson, right halfback, 158 pounds.!
Oliver’s entire squad averages
170 pounds, with the backs at 167 !
pounds, and the linemen at 180
pounds. The line of the first eleven j
averages 183 pounds and the back- 1
field 177 pounds per man.
Hoopmen Practice for
First Time in Igloo
With 40 hopeful freshmen re
porting for practice last night in '
McArthur court, prospects for an
other successful year of Duckling
basketball were at high tide.
Coach Warren announced a dual
purpose for the first practice, to
get the squad organized and to
drill on the fundamentals of bas
Practices in duck walkin g,
dribbling and running were given,
and before the evening was half
over, Coach Warren had the play
ers gasping for breath. It was a
very tired and disillusioned group
of frosh that clowly made their
way to the showers after the game.
No practice is scheduled for to
night to give the players a rest,
however the "war" will continue
Wednesday night at 7 o’clock,
Coach Warren announced.
Students are requested to aid
any would-be frosh basketball
players this week in the event that
he is unable to climb the stairs to
The Petite Shop, Dressmaking
and Altering; o73 E. 13, ph. 320$. ,
HARDWARE. GLASSW ARE
Marines Lan d;
Duck Air Raid
Has 'em at Sea
By VINCENT GATES
The Marines landed Saturday,
but Oregon soon put them to
The Leathernecks are sup-%
posed to be sailors on land and
soldiers on sea, but their anti
aircraft defense was vulnerable.
When they saw so many foot
balls flying at them through the
air they ducked. In China they
would have stopped them. Right
in the neck.
Compulsory military training
took a sudden drop. According
to the radio broadcast the San
Diego right tackle has played for ,
the Marines 22 years.
He is expected to earn his nu
merals this season.
No one will know whether
they mean years of experience
or his age.
The Marines did not find Duck
as tasty a dish as turkey.
The Duck was all right, but
the stuffing was bad.
Arizona next. The winner
might get the cactus bowl.
Just so the Oregonians don't
suffer from terrain fever.
* From the ups and downs of
the football season.
The California scientists who
are trying to split the atom
ought to try to figure out our
conference scoring average.
A look at the financial possi
bilities of the Arizona trip dis
closes Oregon’s green going into
the red. Just in time for Christ
If they do, Anse Cornell will
be Santa Claus.
All he lacks are the deer. The
rain was in Eugene.
Do your Christmas hopping
Varsi tyHoop Squad
Resumes Daily Toil
After a four-day lay-off over
Thanksgiving, Howard Hobson’s
varsity basketball crew again
swung into action yesterday with
a practice devoted to drills in ball
handling and zone defense.
Coach Hobson in drilling the |
players for the first games here
Friday with Portland University
and Saturday with Multnomah
club, emphasized the type of of- ]
fense other clubs will undoubtedly
use against Oregon.
A picked team of reserves repre
sented the opposing team and used i
their kind of offense against the ;
“Howitzer” shooting from mid
floor was also given some atten
tion and opposing teams this year
will have this added threat to
Practice will be held every night!
this week until Friday opening j
Dad’s day clash.
SPE Outfit, !
Phi Delts, DUs and
Phi Psis to Tangle
Thursday; B Battles
By CHUCK VAN SCOYOC
A league teams representing the
Sigma Chis and SPEs captured
league IV and V championships
last night to assure themselves of
a place in the tournament for the
intramural crown which was
scheduled to open Thursday after
The Sigma Chis emerged with
the league IV title after a hotly
contested battle with the Phi Sigs,
finally downing the Scribes, 15-7,
15-13, while the Sig Eps coasted
to a one-sided victory over a hap
less Sigma Nu team, 15-3, 15-2, to
win the league V crown.
Due to the fact that this year
there is an uneven number of
leagues in the tournament, the win
ners of each league will assemble
today at the PE gym to determine
which will draw the by for Thurs
Last year’s champs, the Phi
Delts, who waded through all oppo
sition to win the league I champ
ionship, were generally conceded to
repeat again this year, although
the DUs and Phi Psis and yester
day’s winners are expected to
make the series a tight affair.
Other final A league games play
ed yesterday proved to be one
sided and dull with little interest
shown by either winners or losers.
Sherry Koss wound up their sea
son by defeating the luckless Can
ard clubbers, 15-6, 15-1. Gamma
hall drubbed the Pi Kaps, 15-2,
15-1. The ATOS defeated Omega
hall, 15-7, 15-5 and the Betas
wound up the afternoon’s activities
by taking a gift-game from the
Finalists in the B league will
wind up the season today and Wed
nesday in order to be prepared for
the minor league playoffs Thurs
Send the Emerald home to Dad
every morning. He will like to read
the University happenings.
Washburne’s on the Campus
that speak of
and comfort !
Anyone that knows the quality and
popularity of the Pendleton Wool pro
duets will not hesitate in selecting one
of these shirts! Bright, gav plaids . . .
soft, durable wool fabric.
Clever . . . dashing . . . smart new wool scarfs that
are the perfect accessory for Ills winter ensemble. ■
excellent gift suggestion!
Dudley Field Shop
CLAY POMEROY — YERX POMEROY
Hill and Dalers
In Portland Run
Cross Country Team
Paced by Soph Ace
Returns ot the annual Hill
Washington intercollegiate cross
country meet revealed that Ore
gon's representatives were very
much in evidence Wednesday after
noon as the five-man team, paced
by Kermit Storli, captured third
place in the contest held in Port
The most commendable indi
vidual performances of the day
were turned in by Jack Rose and
Wayne Gitchel, who traversed the
two-mile grind under Montana col
ors, and Storli who was from the
start a member of the dominating
trio. Rose covered the course in
23:03, just nine seconds over the
record, while his teammate, Git
chel, trailed him by only six sec
Idaho took the coveted first
place team honors by finishing men
in fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and
ninth places. The Vandals were
followed closely by the Washing
ton Huskies, and OSC placed im
mediately behind the Ducks. Mon
tana had only two runners entered,
and as a result it was impossible
for them to garner a team posi
tion, which requires five finishers.
The team composed of Storli,
Lyel, Mackin, Davidson, and Bell
were handled by trainer Lloyd and
acting mentor Sam McGaughey.
Preceding the event the partici
pants were subjected to a heavy
shower but it had cleared off by
race time and according to Storli
the course was in good condition
for the contest.
— ANNOUNCEMENT —
Next door to Mayflower
-JO Flavors of lee Cream
•Jumbo Frosted Malt, 10c
Giant Creamy Milk
•Special prices given
Clubs and Parties
Consequently they deserve
University Bus. College
Valley Printing Co.
Office Machinery Co.
Edith's Beauty Shop