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Horned Frogs On Top In Southwest Football Chase
BELIEVE T C. D.
TO TAKE TEXAS
Baylor and S. M. U. Also
Meet in Important Game
For Second Place
By GAYLE TALBOT. JE„
Associated Press Sports Writer
DALLAS, Nov. 11—(A')— Having
emerged from l-.st week's warfare
the only member of the southwest
conference with a perfect record
and in full possession of .he lead
ership, the Texas Christian Uni
versity Horn Frogs will find them
selves under the gun from here on.
Starting next Saturday, when
they encounter the Texas Univer
sity Longhorns, the Frogs will
make their boldest attempt in
history to capture a championship.
They will face on successive week
ends the Longhorns. Baylor, and
Southern Methodist. If tM»y can
win two of those tussels and gain
as good as a tie in the third, they
probably will finish at the pinna
te de, something a Christian eleven
” has never accomplished.
Favorites Over Steers
Coach Schmidt s eleven has a
hard ■•row ahead of it for the next
three Saturdays, but there are
plenty of football students who
believe the Purple is due to sweep
through to a title. They should
rate slight i vorites over Texas
this week. The Steers have just
gone through two gruelling score
less ties with Southern Methodist
and Baylor. ~hile the Frogs have
had soft opposition for three weeks.
The team which hopes to carry
the Fort Worth school to the top
boasts the ship-test quarterback in
the conference. Howard Grubbs;
the fastest halfback. Cy Leland,
and a powerful forward w !l. built
about captain Brumbelow. one of
the greatest linemen in the con
ference Withal, it is quite a foot
ball unit.
Bears Favored
While the Frogs and Longhorns
are battling at Austin. Baylor and
Southern Methodist will meet in
a contest almost equally crucial
at Dallas The winner, any way
you figure it. will take definite
possession of second place in the
standing Baylor will rate a favor
ite, having made a much stouter
showing against Ter^s than did
the Mustangs the previous week.
The Bears made three attempts
at field goals In Saturday s muddy
conflict at Austin and generally
had a little Ctie better of the
argument.
A third conference fray will set
tle the cellar competition. The
Aggies will be favored to take the
Ric? Owls at Houston and climb
Off the bottom rung. Arkansas
faces a stiff non-conference as
signment. meeting Centenarv col
lege at Fayetteville. The Razor
backs boosted their scoring record
with a 52 to 7 triumph over the
east central Oklahoma Teachers
Saturday.
Mad Mars Games
Muddy gridirons marred the
most recent warfare. Slippery foot
ing forestalled a decisive conflict
between Baylor and Texas. Both
elevens, fearing to fumble, played
cautiously, and the result was they
wrestled up and down the field.
Baylor once had a first diwn on
the Longhorns, four yard ’me, but
could not gain an inch from there.
Jake Wilson, the Bears’ versatile
quarterback, easily took individual
honors from Dexter 8helle.v, who
was tied down by the sturdy Bay
lor defense. There was no indica
tion which team would have taken
honors on a dry field.
A rain that fell throughout four
quarters did not prevent Southern
Methodist slipping over a 12 to 7
decision on the Aggies. Although
he was in the game only a few
minutes. Weldon Mason. Mustang
ace. contributed the winning touch
down with a 35-yard ror.ip over
the Farmer goal. Both of the oth
er scores resulted from failures to
pur.t the soggy ball adequately.
Hammon, Pony tackle, recovered
Conover's fumble on the Angle's
one-yard line to make the Method
ist*’ first touchdown passible. Rube
Tracy. Aggie end, scooped up a
loose ball and ran 30 yards for the
Farmer's score.
£
Big Crowd Gathers For Cardinal-Bulldog Game
I
CLIMATE GOVERNS GRID STARS .
BARR
KITZMILLER
CAGLE
Climatic conditions govern the style'of football played in sections of
the United States, according to Coach Hugo Bezdek of Penn State.
Open style play is almost useless in the rainy region where Johnny
Kitzmiller of Oregon shines, while fine weather and firm turf make
open football the best bet for Stanley Barr, California* star, half,
and other players of that region and the south.'*' Eastern and mid
western players like Chris Cagle of Army are used to both bad and
good weather, causing a versatile style of play in those section
IRISH, PANTHERS, PURDUE,
MOUNTAINEERS, UNDEFEATED,
UNTIED ELEVENS, IN SPOT
_*
By ALAN GOULD.
Associated Press Sports Editor
NEW YORK. Nov. 11—<*>)—'Tra
dition plays a big j l in this
week's football slate, but for those
who focus ir.: y upon the “stand
ing of the teams” four battles hold
special significance in the east,
west and south.
Prom this gle the big games
are Notre Dame-Southern Califor
nia at Soldier Field, Purdue-Iowa
at Lafayette, Tennessee-Vander
bilt at Knoxville and Pittsburgh
Carncgie at Pitt stadium.
All have distinct bearing upon
sectional as \ .11 as national cham
pionship aspirations, for no teams
anywhere have traveled a more
impresshe route to victory to date
than Notre Dame. Purdue, Pitts
burgh and Tennessee—all four un
beaten, all untied and all pos
sessing terrific scoring punch with
a flock of such great ball-carriers
numbered in their ranks as Elder
and Carideo. Harmeson and Welch,
Uansa and Parkinson, Meever and
Hackman.
Southern California’s setback at
the hands of Californai, now the
ring leader of the far western clan,
upset some of the significance of
the clash with Notre Dame at Chi
cago. where close to 120,000 spec
tators may be in on the party, but
not much. The Trojans have been
priming all season for Rockne’s
Ramblers, and they may be the
outfit to stop t e South Bend Cy
clones. Notre Dame has swept
through Indiana. Wisconsin, Navy,
Carnegie, Georgia Tech and Drake.
The Hoosiers " 111 be ready with
a bagful of tricks for U. S. C., but
they cannot shoot the works al
together, inasmuch as Northewst
ern and the Army still lurk along
the pa h to an unbeaten season.
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Purdue’s boilermakers lead the
big ten all by themselves, thanks
to Iowa's upset of Minnesota. The
trouble with this situation is that
the same Iowa cast, starring Glas
gow and the flashy Pape, travels
to Lafayette this week with an
other upset In mind. Purdue, play
ing at home, figures to be a favor
ite. but not y very much.
Pittsburgh has steam-rolled seven
opponents. The Panthers have the
class to trim Carnegie, but this
city warfare is one of the bitterest
of .the year. The Tartans held
Notre Dame to one touchdown and
may spring an upset.
The southern scrimable finds the
two Tennessee rivals locked in a
battle that may decide decide the
conference championship, or at
least determine whether the vol
unteers or the Vanderbilt com
modores will share the peak with
Tulane. Tennessee, high-scoring
outfit among the teams neither
beaten nor tied, has not been beat
en in three years, but its winning
stream will be subjected to a severe
test by Vandy.
Yale meets Princeton at New
Haven in the biggest traditional
game of the week, and anything
may happen. For three weeks in
a row the Blue was unbeatable,
with Albie Booth running wild,
but southern conference foes have
spoiled any claim the Elis other
wise might have had to champion
ship recognition. They were upset I
by Georgia early in October and
tied last Saturday by Maryland j
13-13. Now Yale faces a desperate
Princeton team that has lost three
of its major games and tied the
other. The battered Tigers are dis
tinctly the under-dogs but they
will be all set tor a come-back.
Nebraska has a chance to cinch
the big six title again bv beating
Oklahoma. On the Ps-ific coast,
Salifornla must beat Washington
to stay on top. and that may be
anything but a soft assignment,
since the Huskies staged a great
comeback to hold Stanford to a
single touchdown victory Saturday.
Texas Christian, the only un
defeated and untied team in the
southwest conference, must dispose
of Texas, second place holder, to
maintain its supr macv. Southern
Methodist and Baylor, neither of
which is out of the race, fight It
for the remaining honors.
B. P. O. E. Benefit
: >ANCE
TONIGHT
9 to 12
EDDIE WERNER
And His Red Hot
Orchestra
Elks Hall
Admission $1.00
VALLEY TITLE
HANGING FIRE
Winner at Harlingen Ex
pected to Capture
Pennant
TODAY’S SCHEDULE
McAllen at Harlingen.
Edinburg at Mercedes.
Brownsville “B” at Raymondville.
La Feria at San Benito.
TUESDAY
Ban Antonio Chiropractors at Ed
inburg Junior college.
Valley "B” Standings
Team— W. L. T. Pts. O pts. Pet.
Harlingen— 4 0 0 135 18 1.000
McAllen— 3 0 0 103 0 1.000
La Ferla— 4 0 1 138 13 1.000
Mission— 4 0 1 43 12 1.000
Weslaco— 4 2 0 79 26 .666
San Benito—2 2 2 49 52 .500
Donna- 2 4 0 32 119 .333
Pharr— 2 4 0 44 52 .333
Mercedes— 1 4 0 43 65 .200
Edinburg— 1 4 0 13 80 .200
Ray vlUe— 0 6 0 19 223 .000
Despite other Armistice Day at
tractions, football fans from all por
tions of the Valley began pouring
into Harlingen at an early hour
Monday to attend the McAilen-Har
lingen game, expected to determine
the winner of the Valley B chase.
Fans expected a feather flying
and growling exhibition as both
clubs are determined to come off
with the pennant as good as waving
over their fields. Judging from com
parative records, the Cards and
Bulldogs are the stror ams in
the Valley B race. have
been defeated or tied. There are
two other undefeated clubs, La Fe
ria and Mission, but they have
played a tie. Generally speaking,
the teams to clash Monday repre
sent the cream off the Valley foot
ball pail. Both elevens have a
large following and attendance rec
ords for the year are expected to
be broken.
For weeks, discussion of this
Armistice Day tilt has been the
greatest to which Hidalgo county
grid fans have had to listen. The
outcome of the game will set at
rest the moot question as to wheth
er the Bulldogs can hold up under
the Cardinals' off-tackle plays, and
at the same time open up the Car
dmai line lor gams.
Comparative scores apparently
mean very little in this contest.
Brownsville Junior college Scorpions
'ell prey to the Cardinals’ wiles by
a score of 6 to 0 and In turn sent
the Bulldogs back to their kennels
with the short end of a 6 to 0
score, thus affording a twelve-point
lead in favor of the Cards. Har
lingen took in the Weslaco Panthers
by a score of 14 to 0, while the Bull
dogs fell two points below that
when they chawed the Panthers 12
to 0 after staging a thrillng fourth
quarter comeback. Ths would af
ford the Cards another two-pont
lead over the Dogs. McAllen, how
ever, tamed the Ednburg Bobcats to
the tune of 46 to 0 while, according
to newspaper stories, the Cardinals
were lucky to win over the Cats by
a score of 7 to 0. Scores like that
indicate that the Dogs should have
a five-touchdown lead over the Piv
ot City boys.
“Cowboy" Ogan has apparently re
lieved himself of the majority of his
worries after revamping his back
field to make up for the loss of
Abundio Garza, who moved from
McAllen to St. Louis on the eve of
the Cardinal argument.
Ticket sales in McAllen for the
game indicate a large crowd of Mc
Allenites are preparing to attend
the game. Reports received from
other Hidalgo county cities state
that large numbers of residents are
planning to back the Hidalgo coun
ty team at the game. More than
200 tickets to the game bad been
sold in McAllen up to noon Sun
day and the heaviest selling period
was expected to occur on Monday
morning.
The only other game of signifi
cance slated Monday is La Feria at
San Benito. La Feria is undefeat
ed. but has played one tie game so
far. The majority of her wins,
however, were piled up against the
weaker clubs of the Valley circuit.
San Benito is a pretty well known
quantity and La Feria will be
Judged by what she does in this
contest.
INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE
District ?fo. g
Teams W. L. T. Pet. Pts. Opt.
Brownsville . 6 0 0 1000 246 0
Austin .5 0 0 1000 115 13 j
Erackenridge 4 1 0 .800 78 73
Main Avenue 3 2 1 .550 52 47
Alamo Heights 2 3 1 .450 36 88
Corpus Christ! 1 4 1 .183 12 100
Robstown ...1 4 1 .183 45 117
Harlandale ..1 4 1 .183 25 154
Laredo .0 6 . 071 13 30
This Week’s Game#
Bracken ridge at Austin, Mon
day (Armistice Day).
Brownsville at Main Avenue
(San Antonio:, Friday.
Harlandale vs. Brackenridge, at
San Antonio. Friday.
Robstown at Laredo. Friday.
Corpus Christi at Austin, Friday.
BELGIAN -CHOOL SCANDAL
BRUSEL8 — Ninety chUdn*
found living in filth at a private
school near Antwerp have been
sent to their parents and the la
* 3
Hornsby’s Migrations
Believed to be Ended
By WILLIAM RITT RITT 4
Central Press Sports Editor
NEW YORK. Nov. 11—The migra
tions of Rogfrs Hornsby, leading j
Rover Boy of the National league, j
at last seem to be definitely ended.
Unless an upheaval in the inner
circle of the Chicago Cubs takes
place, Hornsby will emerge next
spring from a winter s hibernation
still * wearing the shaggy habili
ment* of the Little Bears
This will set a precedent and
overthrow tradition. It has been
Rogers’ habit for the last three
seasons to appear for play in a
foreign uniform.
Changes of his baseball al
legiance came so rapidly that
Hornsby was always in imminent
danger, through absent-mindedness,
of donning the wrong uniform and
laying himself open to attack as
a spy by irate home fans.
Long Time Pats
But all this is over for ttoger if
the acquisition by the Cubs of Les
ter Bell, hard-hitting third base
Hornsby s employers the dela was
put through and Hornsby came to
Chicago while Lester remained be
hind (“The Rover Boys as Friend
ly Foes; or Playthings of Fate”).
Throughout the 1929 season it
looked as though Les might have
to end his days as a Brave, but he
wras saved from the horrible fate
when the Cubs proved too weak
at third in the world series. The
Chicagos have now obtained Bell
and with friend Rogers at hand.
Lester may prove a tower of
strength in the Cub tnfield.
With a roseate future before
them, we will now leave our
heroes. For further adventures see
“The Rover Boys on Lake Mich
igan: or Strange Adventures Among
the Pineapple Throwers.”
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Mrs. Ingram has also organized a
physical culture reducing class.
fh06e interested call 1307J. adv.
Miniatures on ivory, porcelain, or
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• man of the Braves, can be taken
as a tip.
Rogers and Lester are bosom
pals. They were close friends in St.
Louis <see "The Rover Boys on
the Mississippi; Or Winning for
Dear Old Sam Bread on"). Horns
by, taking a liking to Bell, showed
the lad how to develop his playing
ability when he came to the Car
dinals. Lester, in turn, admired,
his hero. Hornsby, the premier
batsman of the National.
But cruel fate interfered with
this beautiful friendship. After
Hornsby drove the Card" to a pen
nant and a world's championship
in 1926. he was traded to New York,
the Cardinal management having
become cold toward his talents
Driven apart by circumstance
<see "The Rover Boys' Darkest
Hour; or Our Hero on Broadway"),
Bell could but mourn the loss of
his pal throughout 1927 while
Rogers was becoming acclimated
to the chill eastern atmosphere.
There followed a second amaz
ing Hornsby deal in which the
Rajah was shunted to the Boston
Braves after playing like a demon
for the Giants all season. Hornsby
made the best of it and shortly
after the 1928 season had begun
he became manager and was able
to put throusrh a deal which
brought his old pal, Les Bell, to
the Braves ("The Rover Boys at
Bunker Hill; or Life Among the
Lowly Tribes of Boston").
The Card management was not
moved altogether by altruistic mo
tives in permitting the pals to be
together again. Bell, following
Hornsby's departure, showed a
marked decline in his style of play
and it was thought in Boston that
Rogers could bring Lester back to
his old form.
United Again
Enter Joe McCarthy, Cubs’ man
ager upon the scene. .*oe figured
he needed just one man to round
out a pennant combination and
that man was Hornsby. By the
simple expedient of waving a hand
some check before the eyes of
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Fal Squad of Mexico City
Mapping Out Ambitious
Schedule
By Jack SUrr-Hunt
(Special to The Herald)
MEXICO CITY. Nov. II—(ff>—
With International football inaugu
rated successfully this year between
the University of Mexico and Amer
ican teams. Mexico will go one step
farther and will send a basketball
team to the United States in Jan
uary.
The Fal basketball team, 1929
champions of Mexico, already has
games scheduled with the Univer
sity of Kansas. Drake University,
and Notre Dame, and has other
games tentatively scheduled.
Its schedule to date follows:
Jan. 8—Kansas, at Lawrence
Jan. 8—Drake, at Des Moines
Jan. 8—Newton Y. M. C. A. at
Newton. Iowa.
Jan. 20—Notre Dame, at Notre
Dame.
Jan. 23—Cincinnati Y. M. C. A. at
at Cincinnati.
Date uncertain—fit. Louis Y. M.
C. A. at 8t. Louis.
In addition to that the Fal man
agement Is negotiating with other
college teams for games, including
the University of Oklahoma, the
University of Texas, and Louisiana
College. Louisiana College of Alex
andria. which recently defeated the
University of Mexico in football,
has tentatively arranged an en
gagement with the Pals, but the
terms and date remain to be fixed.
Tentative games also have been
arranged with the following teams
Greenville. Texas, Y. M. C A.;
Memphis Y. M C. A.; Nashville Y.
M. C A.: Milwaukee Y. M. C. A..
and the Dea Moines Y. M. C. A.
The Fal team is coached by Leon
cio Ochoa, considered the best bas
ketball mentor In the reDublic. The
captain of tha team is Benito Lopes
Parra, lankv center. Other mem
bers of the squad are: Claudio
Mateo. Salvador Paulin, Juan Rico,
and Juan Flores, forwards: An
tonio Leal and Silvio Hemander
del Valle, centers: and Manuel Rol
dan. Oilberto Aznar. Alberto Luna.
Jaimie Roberts, and Rodolfo Cho
perena. guards.
The Fals have already been prac
ticing a month and a half and
nt their bee* in January.
ROSENBLOOM TO
I BRADDOCK
Dempsey Offers Bud Tay
lor in Coliseum at
Chicago
NEW YORK. Nor. 11—WV-Ma
dison Square garden and Jack
Dempsey s third show at the Chi
cago Coliseum provide the high
spots of boxing this week.
Friday night at the garden thera
will be a New York-New Jersey
tournament. Maxie Rosenbloom.
veteran New York Light Heavy
weight. and James J. Braddock.
young slugger from Jersey City,
meet in the ten round main bout.
Leonard (Young) Zazzarino. Jer
sey City Junior Lightweight who
built up a great record on his own
side of the Hudson only to lose his
first Metropolitan battle to Al
Singer, returns to New York for
the ten round semi-final, meeting
Dominic Petrone. Another Jersey
City 130-pounder encounters Don
Valenti of England in the first ten
rounder.
Dempsey has obtained Bud Tay
lor. Terre Haute. Ind., feather
weight. as his principal attraction
I for the Friday program at the Chi
cago Coliseum. Taylor meets San
tiago Zorllla of Panama.
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A. C. Headlam has opened a nat
ional campaign for vaccination to
combat 'smallpox.
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Men were outfitted for the
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Uncle Sam . * . . Now they;
outfit themselves for the
battle pf life ii| clothes
form
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When people stop to look and admire an attrac
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