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MICHIGAN LOS E S BA(Minnesota Gridmen
Scheduledd To Play
Coach Wiemon Announces That Gem- (Special to The Daily) I
his, Sophomore Fullback, W1il MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15-With nine
Not Face InvadIne Tea iI





______igames as the greatest number any
INVADERS ATTACK VARIED member of the Big Ten could play
against conference opponents, afterr
Any plans that might have been subtract ,ig itself from the total
formulated by the Michigan coaches number of possible foes, Minnesota is
to use George Rich and Joe Gembis scheduled to meet Six Western Con-I
as a line-bucking combination against ference opponents in the fall of 198.
Minnesota were given a hard jolt yes-e
terday afternoon when it was an, equalling the record number of con-
nounced by Coach Tad Wieman that ference games that any one team has
Gembis will be definitely out of the ever played.
impending contest with the Gophers. When the three-year schedule for
Gembis' shoulder, injured in the the conference was drawn up at Clii-I
Ohio game more than three weeks cago a year ago Minnesota was given
ago, was given another severe blow games for the next year with all
last Saturday in the Navy contest, teams except Michigan, Ohio State,
but the Maize and Blue coaches ex- Iand Illinois.
pressed hopes Monday that Gembis Minnesota's near and natural riv-
would play against Minnesota and it als, Wisconsin and Iowa, both played
was not definitely ascertained. that in Memorial stadium this fall, and
be could not be used until late yes- the Gophers will journey to Madison,
terday afternoon. and Iowa City, respectively, next au-
Backfield Remains Itnchanged tumn to return the compliment. They
With Gembis' inability to perform will make a third trip to Chicago,
against the thundering herd from the where they will meet the Northwest-
Neithwest, the burden of making the ern University team for the first time
thrusts at the heavy line of the in- since the fall of 1923.
vaders will fall upon Rich. Gilbert, Beginning in 1894 and continuing
Miller, and Puckelwartz will be the through 1897, Minnesota played four
other starters in the Michigan back- games against Purdue, winning two
field but it is expected that Hoffman, and losing two. Scores were 24 to 0
who played well against me Navy in favor of Minnesota in 1894; 4 to
during the time that he was in the 16, Purdue in 1895; 14 to 0, Minneso-
game will alternate with Puckelwartz ta, in 1896 and 6 to 0, Purdue, in
at the halfback post. 1897. So the series is even and the
The Wolverine coaching corps spent tie will be broken by the 1928 con-
1he greater part of yesterday's ses- test.
sion on south Ferry field in acquaint- At home Minnesota will meet Indi-
ing the Michigan players with the ana, with whom relations were re-
Minnesota offense and in setting a newed this fall, Chicago, a team which
defense for it. has been off the Minnesota slate for
After Coach Ray Fisher's reserves a decade, and Purdue, with which
had gone through line formations university Minnesota has not played1
against the Varsity, Coach George football for something like 30 years.a
Veenker, who scouted the Minnesota
team in its last few games, brought PLAN TO ADD 15,000 MOREr
the freshman gridmen, whom he in-r
structed in- the Minnesota plays, to SEATS TO YANKEE STADIUMt

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Rain, Snow Hinder l
Drills of Big Ten IL
Gridiron Machines R V T kO
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Nov. 15-More rain and Yearlings Hold Victory Over Physcal
a distinct threat of snow with the Ed Team Which Iefeated Voach
outset of winter added to complica- fisher's Men, 6-0
tions of the 6lOstIg week of the
Western Conference season. Few OUTFITS EVENLY MATCHED
chances of further injuries to im-
portant players were taken today by Coach Fisher's reserves will meet
Confemsence coaches as opponents the freshman team in the final game
have been so thoroughly scouted and
surprises are rather remote. of the series between Michigan's Lit-
suining his Ili o uto tle' Three at 4 o'clock this afternoon
TOinting his Illinois squad to its, on the Ferry field gridiron. B3othi
fifth conference victory, Zuppke isnteFrr il riio. Bt
1estin mo of isorts toptke squads held signal drill yesterday aft-
vsychoogica condition of his ar- ernoon in spite of the rain, and from
'Tiesy even ei ngithemunnyf s wr- all indications it should be a hard
iers, even telling them funny stor- ugtcts.
ies. Instead of scrimmage, the little fought contest.
coach smreads laughs with tales of The freshmen will be defending a
the hundreds of funny breaks he has cleani slate when they meet ilhe ie-
seen in his 15 years at Illinois. serves this afternoon.Last Friday the
Minnesota's squad,tdriven indoors yearlings defeated Coach Court-
innst qadie nor wright'a physical eds, 13-0, In the
by snow, is doing the best it can by wright'sehysiche edses1t-0,pIysthe
polishing up its offense, with real other game of the series the physical
eds won from the reserves 6-0.
scrimmage almost out of the question. Squiers Plys For Reserves
The light work will be of ospecial George Squiers, Varsity letter man
benefit to the Minnesota battering Grg th er192 Varsityaleteran
raCapt. Herb Joesting, who has; from the 1926 football team, has join-
ram,econs.derblJosg oes ed the reserve squad and will hold
sumere considerably from scores o down a tackle berth against the
bumps received this fall, yearlings. Squiers is ineligible for
Varsity competition this fall. Gett- j
TROJAN TEAM SEEKS RIVALr man, reserve tackle, is out with in-


(By Associated Press)
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15- Sports
1 writers of Southern California have
started the annual forecast on op-
ponents in the Tournament of Roses
football game at Pasadena New Years
One writer announced that Wash-
ington and Jefferson would represent
the East with Pittsburgh University as
an alternate. Another made Pitts-
burgh first choice.
HILLSDALE - Hillsdale college
freshman football team scored a 32
to 0 victory over Kalamazoo.

It is probable that the freshmen
will resort to an aerial game when
touchdowns are needed against the
reserves. This mode of attack was
found very successful against 11he
physical eds. Two passes, Holmes to
Wheeler, were good for gains of 40
and 35 yards respectively.
Wheeler showed himself the most
versatile back on the freshman team
in the physical ed game. His running
and pass receiving were worthy of
comment. Holmes also displayed abil-
ity in kicking and in hurling passes.
Lytle.showed promise as a lihe plung-

oppose the Varsity eleven.
Fear Varied Attack of Gophers
Minnesota has this year in addition
to its famous and often disputed shift
a number of other intricate plays
against which the Wolverines must
guard against in Saturday's game;
hence the emphasis on defense rather
than offense in the drills this week.
The roles played by Joesting, Alm-
quist, and Nydahl in the various for-
mations were rehearsed by the yearl-
ing backfield men with an intent to
familiarize the Michigan linemen with
the formations of Dr. Spears' eleven.
Capt. Joesting, who is expected to
carry the brunt of th attack against
Michigan, gained an average slightly
over 5 yards in the 10 times that he
carried the ball against the Drake
forward wall last Saturday.
Pharmer, Minnesota's unique left-
footed punter, was also given some
attention 'by the Maize and Blue
coaches yesterday. Parker, one of
Wieman's linemen who kicks with the
left foot, impersonated Pharmer in
yesterday's drill, kicking alternately
to Gilbert, Miller, and Hoffman, to
accustom the trio of Michigan backs
to Pharmer's punts.
Another drill in Minnesota's offense
is scheduled for the Varsity this aft-
ernoon, with the yearling gridders
again rehearsing the yaried Minneso-
ta formations. Gilbert, Miller, and
hoffman are also slated for drill in
returning the punts off Parker's left
DETROIT- Reid, substitute goal
tender with the Detroit Cougers last
season has been signed by the Niag-
ara Falls club.
DENVER - Tris Speaker, former
manager of the Cleveland Indians,
doesinot expect to resume his old
position next year.
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(By Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Nov. 15-The Yankee
stadium will come a bit closer next
year to seating the hundreds of thous-
ands who applied this fall for tick-
ets to the Army-Notre Dame and
Army-Navy football classics.
. The business office of the Ameri-
can League club announced today
that stands adding 15,000 to the seat-
ing capacity of the park would be
ready for the fall rush of 1928. The
new tiers, to be added to the left
field side of the present stands, will
bring the seating capacity to 85,000,
largest in the East with the exception
of the Sesqui-centennial stadium at

Here are some of the outstanding LAST GRID GAMES T
possibilities for all-American honors BEARING ON SECT
as the 1927 afootball season nears its
close. Captain Bennie Oosterbaan, xould
Michigan's twice all-American end, y Alan d
ranks as the outstanding wingman in (Associated Press Sports Staff)
the country again this year.
Christy Flannagan, Notre Dame's NEW YORK, Nov. 15-Most of the4
brilliant halfback must be considered climax clashes of the college grid-I
among the best ball carriers in the iron season, will have a distinct if
country, while Capt. Herb Joesting, not decisive bearing on the outcome
Minnesota's all-American fullback,sg
bids fair to retain the honors award- of the various sectional championship
ed him last season. races. At least seven of the big foot-I
Connor of New York University ball contests, east, west and south,
looks like one of the best quarter- will involve these title aspirations. j
backs of the season, while Diehl and Harvard hasn't as much to cheer
MacPhail of Bucknell and Dartmouth,
respectively, are both outstanding
backs. Reitsoh, Illini center, and No-
wak, tackle on the same team, are

ip about this year, but the somewhat
downtrodden Crimson eleven, may
this Saturday before the Elis can lay
final claim to Eastern championship
The big blue machine that downed
Princeton, Army and Dartmouth, will
be a top-heavy favorite to smash the
Johnnies. But the picture still is
Vivid of a fighting Harvard team of a
few years ago, that put its back to
the wall, and held one of Yale's pre-
war arrays to a scoreless tie.

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the leading line candidates for all-
American honors in the East.

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