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PAGE SIX

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'EP[CT CLOSE FGHT
IN BIG TEN CLASE
Northiestern-Purdue Game Saturday
To Eliminate One Contender
For Championship
ILLINI MEETCHICAGiO

HE'S FILLING NEVERS' SHOES

(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Nov. 2.-Purdue and
Northwestern today moved to the
center of the stage in the western con-
ference football drama, fast nearing
the last ct.
There are three other Big Ten
games titis week but, barring the
,most improbable of upsets the engage-
nent of most importance in title battle
is between Northwestern and Purdue
at Evanston.
Michigan still is reeling from the
blow by Navy but has demonstrated
more than enough power to down Wis-
consin Saturday and not lose a swift
stride toward the championship. Il-
noia is a favorite over Chicago but
has at best an outside chance in the
race. Minnesota has lost one Big Ten
start and Iowa two.
In a way Purdue has most to gain
in Saturday's game. Once past the
Purple the Boilermakers have only
Indiana to defeat to present a flawless
season record, anI Indiana has been
vanquished thrice. Northwestern on
the other hand, must down Purdue,
Chicago and Iowa for a perfect Big
Ten campaign.'
Chicago bobbed back into the pic-
tur today, despite a second successive
conference defeat. Stagg roused his
battered team to such heights Satur-
day that powerful Ohio was stopped
for half the game, and now they talk
of the Maroon's rising to a new peak
against'Illinois in the renewal of their
moss-hung rivalry.
At Minnesota, Doc Spears counted
the injury of Peplaw as one of the
costs of victory over Wisconsin and
labored enthusiastically with a squad
which, safely past Iowa in the week's
encounter, will give Yost considerable
worry before the Wolverines' return
game with Minnesota two weeks
hence.
Pat Page surveyed the wreckage of
Northwestern's visit for a team to
throw in the path of Notre Dame in
a non-conference tilt.
At Ohio everything is pointing to
the Michigan clash a week away, in
anticipation of which Wilce is giving
his brilliant team a week-end's rest.
NOTRE DAME MA Y
JOIN CONFERENCE'
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Nov. 2.-Notre Dame's
looming again as a National football
titlist is the occasion for a revival of
the question of Notre Dame's admis-
sion to the Big Ten.
Today it way reported that five of
the six votes necessary for the ac-
tion are assured when the faculty re-
presentatives of the Western confer-
ence meet here in executive session
Nov. 26 and 27. .
For many season, Rockne has ob-
-served all the conference rules for his
teams which can usually find Mid-
west, competition of interesting
calib only in the Big Ten.r'i
The admission of Notre Dame is
taken to carry with it the enlargement
of the conference to the Big Twelve,
the desirable even numbers being ac-
hieved by voting in of Michigan state,
which has been campaigning in the
east this fall. The readmission of
Michigan in 1917, after an eleven
years' absence, was the last change
in the historic athletic circle.
SOUTH BEND, Nov. 2.-"Knute"
Rockne was apathetic today to reports
from Chicago that Notre Dame was to
be invited to join the Big Ten athle-
tic conference.
"I haven't heard any Big Ten talk
around here for eight or nine years,"
said Rockne. "What's the point in
our joining the Big Ten anyway?"
Notre Dame fans opine that Rockne
has all the Big Ten games, with the
exception of Michigan, that he wants,
regardless of membership, and figure
that a membership might or might
not bring the Wolverines to amic-
able relationship with the local school.
As matters stand now the Notre
Dame schedule usually calls for two
or three Big Ten games each year,
ordinarily with the strongest conten-
ders. Michigan always has refused to

play Notre Dame, but the other nine
member's are on friendly relations
with the South Bend school.
There is a possibility that the Nor-
wich university polo team will open
the indoor season with a series of
matches in' New York during the
Tbanksgiving vacation.
NEW YORK-Arthur Fletcher, for-
mer manager of the Philadelphia Na-
tionals, has signed as a coach with

FRIEDMAN WILL-PLAY OHIO WILL SEE
MICHIGAN PLAY
UN1 S 11110 1 G M (By Associated P~ress)
CHICAGO, Nov. 2.-Half a hundred
(By Associated lress) extremely critical spectators will
watch Michigan and Wisconsin battle
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 2.-Capt. on the football field at Ann Arbor Sat-
Bennie Friedman will have the same , urday.
setting for his final appearance onI The contingent will be Ohio State
Ferry Field that he had for his initial football squad, which is taking ad-
game as a regular. The opponent-is Ivantage of an open date to watch the
Wolverine team which it will try to
the same, Wisconsin, always a strong wreck a week from Saturday at Co-
and rugged team, generally well de~ Iumbus. Michigan, its quest for na-
veloped in defensive play. This year, tional honors sidetracked by the
as two years ago, Michigan suffered Navy, is anything but a confident
defeat in a preceding away from home bunch this week, though a favorite
game. )nhti ek huhafvr~
to beat Wisconsin.
The difference is that Friedman en- Yost regards the Navy victory a
tered that game, unheralded, dragged .good antidote for his squad's exag-
from the seclusion of the bench by gerated ego, and believes it will help
the necessity of finding some offense ,the outfit to come through the Big
other than the one that failed to work Ten with a clean slate.
against Illinois. Next Saturday hei_
plays as the most watched quarter-
back of the West, less effective this Yearlino" Swimmers
year, perhaps, because of the unusual I
vigilance of the opposition in watch- iT Cor mpete M onday
ing for the receiver of his passes.
Affairs have always broken well for~~-
Friedman against Wisconsin, how- Freshmen that are interested in
ever. Following his work against them swimming will have their first chance
in his first appearance, he forward to show their ability in the freshman
passed to Gregory for a touchdown on swimming meet to be held Monday at
the first play at Madison last year, the Union pool under the supervision
and then followed by returning the of the., intramural department.
succeeding kickoff for another touch- Nine events have been carded on
down. Because of this showing, the program, and winners in each will
George Little's team is almost certain be awarded gold medals. The follow-
to be especially prepared to watch his ing tests comprise the list: 25, 50,
every moves. 100, 220 yard free style; 50 and 100
yard breast stroke; 5 and 100 yard
PRINCETON, N. J.-"Touch foot- back stroke; fancy diving, 4 front
ball" has become so popular here at dives, and 4 back dives.
the university that a league has been
organized. Thirty-two teams are en- Fumi Terao, Japanese girl, has set
rolled and about 250 men participat- a new record for the 100 meters dash
ing in the sport. 1 for women at 12.7.

PRINCETON TEAM STRENGTHENED
BY SLAGLE'S RETURN TO LINEUP

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"Tiny" Pogue
Stanford university fullback wh o is confronted with the difficult task
of filling the shoes of Ernie Nevers, stellar backfield star of last season.
Nevers was unanimously called the g reatest line plunger in the country
in 1925.
The Stanford eleven downed the Southern California team Saturday,
thus ranking them as one of the be st teams on the Pacific coast. Pogue
has been one of the mainstays in a great driving attack.
The showing of the Stanford team takes away much of the glory of
those aggregations undefeated throughout the country this year.
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Wilton A. Simpson
Coach Yost held the Varsity foot-
ball practice behind closed gates yes-
terday, and announced that all ses-
sions this week would be secret. Wis-
consin always plays a great game
against Michigan and Yost intends to
be prepared for everything George
Little has to offer. Little knows every
play Michigan has used in the last
five years and isn't likely to be trick-
ed. Friedman foxed him with his
forward passing play on the first down
but it is a safe wager that it will not
work Saturday.
After the Illinois defeat twoI
years ago, Coach Yost made a
shake-up in the team and it is
likely that he will make a few
changes after last Saturday's
game. The Michigan line played
as seven individual players against
the Navy, lacking the drive and
team work of last year's line.
Coach Wieman has a lot of good
reserve material on the bench and
can afford to make a few changes
if the regulars show any signs of
slowing up. Competition for plac-
es on the first team is too keen
for a man to hold a regular posi-
tion on his past reputation. Sid
Dewey, a 195 pound guard with4
three years of experience, is avail-
able and will undoubtedly be used
' more after his showing during the
last quarter of the Navy game.
Grinnell, who weighs over 190
pounds and who is one of the
strongest men on the' squad, has
been' getting into the game lately
and may draw a position in the
opeging lineup soon.

Squier is not troubled with his
ankle and will be ready for service
against Wisconsin. Oade, a letter man
from last year's team, is waiting for
a chance at tackle and Rose, a new
man, is also considered a good sub-
stitute.
If there is any shake-up in the
backfield, the change will be at
left halfback. Gilbert Is certain
to retain his place at right half-
back, earning that right by his
brilliant punting and open field
running. Gilbert, of the zig-zag
hips, has been Michigan's only
consistent ground gainer on off
tackle plays and on 'nd runs.
Friedman will plot the team from
quarterback, but may be shifted to
halfback on the defense. The
Wolverine captain is a deadly
tackler and could be used up close
to the line to good advantage. If
Yost feels that the other backs
can catclh punts, the change is a
likely one.
Molenda will stay at fullback and
do his duty behind the line. He is
listed as a fullback, but plays every-
thing from manager to guard during
the game. Left halfback has been the
floating position on the team all sea-
son and it is almost time to settle it.
Greenwald, Rich, Cook, and Babcock
have all taken a try at it, but to date,
it is always a toss up as to who will
start. Last year Weber started at
halfback against the Minnesota team,,
and may be given another chance.
Weber was used primarily to bolster
the line and did a splendid job. It is
not at all improbable to suppose that
Weber will play halfback.

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