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SCORE 37 0 FOB
Speed and Natural Football
Ability Count in One
Speed and natural football abil
ity had their day Monday and be
fore the largest crowd that ever
Balem high school eleven . swarm-
purple Jersey eJ lads from Eugene
high for a 37 to 0 victory. '
The result was never In, doubt
after the first two plays when
Blaco returned the klckoff to
Balem's 40 yard line and. Bob Kel
ley dashed nine yards more off
tackle. The red and black marched
straight ahead toward the- Eu
gene goal on off tackle i "Pla
ner plays, and' when Eugene
showed signs of stiffening its de
fense Inside the ten yard line, Bob
Kelly tossed a paes to Blaco for
the flrt touchdown, about four
minutes after the game started.
The kick for extra pint was low.
Eugene elected to kick oft again
and Salem started another steady
advance, but' was forced to kick
from Eugene's 40 yard line to the
20 yard line. The Tisitors fumbled
on the first play and Salem resum
ed Its march. Backe plunging the
last three yards for a touchdown.
A pass for extra point was in
Shortly after the second halt
opened Arey. Eugene '""back,
punted off the side of hU foot dnt
of bounds and it was Sa ems ball
on the Eugene 30 yard line. After
a couple of short gains Blaco
dashed around end for a 15 yard
gain to the goal line. Again a kick
for extra point went low.
ti.t. nnint nhowed a
uugene si -"lis .
surprising reversal of form. After
Eugene had received the klckoff.
Arey. who had already proven
bimlf to be the visitors' out
standing defensive man got loose
for a 60 vard run to Salem s 25
Tard line. Eugene's unusual spread
formation had the locals guessing
for a couple 'of plays and Eugene
made another first down to the
16 yard line, but there one play
was wasted running the the ball
out of bounds, two passes were
incomplete, and Salem took the
ball on downs on the 14 yard
yard line, ending Eugenes best
threat at scoring.
After Salem had punted. Eu
gene worked its way with passes
from the spread formation back to
the 20 yard line, there to lose
the ball on downs again.
Eugene received the klckoff at
the opening of the second half,
tried a couple of passes unsuccess
fully and then tried a punt, which
Salem blocked and recovered on
the 25 yard line and was off for
another touchdown. Bob Keny
plunged for the last foot on a
Wrd down. The line play for ex
tra point failed.
After losing the ball once when
a lateral pass was fumbled. Salem
got its steam roller in action again
before the third quarter was over
and after "Chlnny" Kelly had re
ceived a pass for a good gain. Bob
Kelly packed the ball over the
goal line again. Another place
kick was slow.
Coach Louis Anderson of Salem
high isent in nine substitutes
shortly after the next. klckoff. but
they proved almost as capable as
the first string. Bob Kelly and
Bowne were still in the lineup,
and after Elgin, Wooley and Kel
ly hadhmade consistent gains. Kel
ly tore through the line for the
last touchdown. This time the
extra point was made on a pass.
Kelly to Wooley.
Salem high had the ball on Eu
gene's three yard line again as the
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Salem substitutes: wngnt. sei
tlemler, G. Drager, Coomler. Bush,
Golden, Wooley, Elgin, King.
Snow Fence For Roads
LINCOLN. Neb., (AP) More
than tOO miles of snow fences will
bo stretched along Nebraska high
ways this winter to prevent drifts
from blocking traffic. The fences
are worth $125.T00.
Ohio Finds Doc's Grid Medicine Great
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A BTTaIS CUMAK TO WILCB
COACHtHQ CAREER. AX OIO STATBt-
By JACK SORDS
Sports Cartoonist-Writer for Cen
tral Press and Statesman
R. JOHN- W. WILCE. head
football coach at Ohio State
university, has earned the right
to the broad and prolonged smile
which has lightened his counten
ance during the current football
The good doctor has Just given
Ohio alumni a big pigskin pill and
made them like it.
A season ago the good doctor
was the target of a terrific bar
rage of 'criticism. State hadn't
been doing so' well. The Buck
eyes were one of the weak sisters
of the Big Ten.
."Get a new coach! Get a new
coach! Wilce is through!" cried
disappointed grads and followers
of the Scarlet and Gray.
"All right." answered WUce.
"I'm through. But I won't qutt
until the end of the 192 S football
season. And then I'm through
That "until the end of the
1928 season" was the hitch. The
foxy doc must have known some
thing, had an idea the material
this year would be considerably
Anyway, Ohio State began the
1928 season like a house afire and
is still far from burned out. The
Buckeyes thundered to the fore
front over the prostrate forms of
Northwestern, Michigan and In
diana. Fred Barratt, Leo Raskow-
jkl, Allen Holman, Byron Eby and
other stac. players scintillated in
the Scarlet and Gray.
Pacific Coast League Will
Begin Playing on March
26 Next Year
By RC8SEL J. JTEWLAND
Associated Prew Sports Writer
" PORTLAND, Ore.. Nor.. 12.
(AP) After one season of ex
perience with It, directors of the
Pacific coast baseball league, in
annual session here, today voted
.to abandon the split season, and
returned to the old straight
through schedule of ,28 weeks of
The vote was five to two against
the split season,, with William
Lahe, owner of the Hollywood
club, and sponsor of the split sea
son last 'year, not voting.
The two San Francisco dubs,
the Seals and the Missions, and
Portland, Seattle and Oakland,
opposed the spilt season. Sacra
mento and Los Angeles favored it.
The directors decided to open
the 1929 season on March 21.
In opposing the split season,
Seattle, Portland, and Oakland de
clared their gats receipts had fall
en off considerably, and the split
schedule was blamed. The SanJ
Francisco Seals, the heaviest draw
ing team in the league, in point
of attendance, also reported that
receipts were lower daring the
The schedule for the first four
weeks of the 1929 season was
drawn up tonight and announced
March 21-31: Hollywood at
Sacramento; Portland at San
Francisco; Missions at Oakland;
Seattle at Los Angeles.
April 2-7: Portland at Sacra
mento; San Francisco at Missions;
Seattle at Oakland; Los Angeles at
April 9-14: Missions at Seat
tle; Hollywood at Portland; Sac
ramento at San Francisco; Oak
land at Los Angeles.
April 16-21: Hollywood at Seat
tle; Missions at Portland; Oak
land at San Francisco; Sacra
mento at Los Angeles.
Hopelessly deadlocked on the
question of election of a president,
directors of the league gave up
the attempt after ten ballots had
been taken tonight, and adjourned
until Jan. 25, for the winter meet.
Ing at Hollywood,
Forces lined up behind William
H. McCarthy of San Francisco.
former league president, and Har.
ry A. Williams, Los Angeles, pres
ent bead of the circuit. In the final
Throughout the day. in sessions
this morning, this afternoon and
tonight, McCarthy waa supported
by two Saa Francisco clubs the
Seals and Missions -and by Los
Angeles and SacramentoJ When
the voting swung over to Williams
on the ninth and tenth;, ballots.
Hollywood were lined up behind
him. s " - . -H
It was indicated tonight that the
Oakland, Seattle, Portland and
next presidential term will not be
of five years duration, but of two
Plflf 7-7 TIE HE
CORVALLIS. Ore., Nov. 12.
(AP) Corvallls and Albany high
schools fought to a 7 to 7 tie here
today before a large crowd of foot
ball fans, among which were sev
eral hundred from Albany, who
arrived on a special rooters train.
. Sudtell carried the ball across
the line for Albany In the first
period, after advancing to the Cor
vallls three-yard line in ; a series
of end runs.
Corvallls scored in the final
period when Adams, after catch
ing an Albany punt in mldfield,
ran It across the Albany goal line
in a 55-yard sprint.
Corvallls had the ball In its pos
session most of the game, but the
scrappy Albany team tightened
when Corvallls approached its
goal. Just before the whistle blew,
Corvallls tried. field goal from
the 12-yard lift blit the attempt
Nineteen different religious de
nominations are represented
among the 120 chaplains of the
regular United States army.
ASH LAND 25 TO 7
MEDFORD, Ore., Nott 12.
(AP) Medford high school de
feated the Ashland high school
football team 25 to 7 here today
In a hotly contested game between
the ancient rivals. A large Armis
tice day crowd attended the
Several second team players
were sent into the Medford line
up in the second half, to relieve
the first string men after the
score had been run up to 19 to 0.
The ball was tfept in enemy terri
tory most of the time during the
The second team scored one
touchdown in a line ij smashing
drive down the center of the field.
The others were made on forward
passes and end runs.
Ashland relied greatly on an
aerial game which was consistent.
ly smothered. Intercepted passes
by Medford backs yielded heavy
Mild enougk for anybody j
Gonzaga Eleven Outclasses
Invaders From St.
SPOKANE.! Nor. W. (AP)
A subdued crew of Galloping
Gaels from St. Mary's limped off
the field here today after a snarl
ing pack of Gonsaga Bulldogs had
outfoxed, outpassed and out gal
loped, them for a 20 to 7 victory in
the Bulldogs homecoming contest.
Within five minutes after the
game opened, the Bulldogs had
pushed the ball within passing
distance and Ralls passed to Mc
Gowan for the score.
Taken wholly ffnawares, for
this score, the Gaels unleashed a
terrific driving attack that carried
them 80 yards for . four first
downs. Then Merrick passed to
Franklan who loped over the line
and Murphy converted to give St.
Mary's its only score of the game.
By the time St. Mary's had
scored, Clipper Smith had almost
wholly reorganised his team and
when the Gaels marched 72 yarrds
toward another score, the Bulldog
defense was working and St.
Mary's was forced to pass into
the end xone. From then on Gon.
zaga. had things its own way.
Beat Salem Hi
At Illahee Club
Eugene high school fared better
at golf than It did at football Sati
urday. the Eugene high divot digf
gers defeating the Salem high four
man team, 8 to 3 V4 points. The
matches were played on the Illat
hee club course. ' I
Luman of Eugene made the low
medal score of the day, 74; Beechf
ler of Salem went around the 18
holes In 75 and Neer of Eugeno
chalked up a 76. Points scored
Salem: Beechler 2. Hug vi
Page 0. Needham 1.
Eugene: Neer V, Luman 3;
Anderson 3. Mallard 2. I
The 'Salem high got lers will
meet a team from Jefferson high
of Portland November 24 and one
from Washington high November
30. A return match with Eugene
high will be played at Eugene iu
TO IDAHO TEAM
Coyotes Win 44 to 6 in One
Sided Northwest Con
ference Clash !
Ties La Grande
PENDLETON. Ore., Nov. 12
(AP) The football teams of
Pendleton and La Grande high
schools battled to a nothlng-tof
nothing tie here today in their ant
nual clash. Pendleton had one
good scoring chance in the first
period when they carried the ball
to the visitors' eight-yard 11 net
but the chance went for naught
when the ball was lost. La Grande
twice got into the scoring zone,
but the ball was lost 'on downs.
BOISE. Idaho, Not. 12 (AP)
-The College of Idaho Coyotes
smothered the Willamette univer
sity football team 44 to 6 In an
Armistice day game here today,
played In 4deal weather.
The Willamette team was held
scoreless until the latter part of
the final period when an Idaho
substitute fumbled and Smith.
Willamette end, recovered the ball
and raced sixty yards for a touch
The College of Idaho scored In
the first three minutes of play and
plied up 24 points by the end of
The Willamette players fumbled
many times and lost much ground.
The Willamette team showed Its
superiority in running back punls,
returning the ball from 15 to 50
yards In almost every Instance.
Carpenter Becomes Lawyer
(AP) Wilhelm Kemmler. who
while a carpenter's apprentice be
gan studying law alonea passed the
entrance examination of Frank
fort university and has . recently
won the degree of doctor of Juris-'
prudence, having worked at his
trade to finance his education.
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