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THE MTC41GAN DAI iJ'Y

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NS S rIATIHrKQOSIER GRIDMEN Backfield Weakness PURDUE HONORS
WALLOP DUMMIES At -tOIS 'COTTON' WILCOX,
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TOURNAMENT
SOLOMON PICKED
TO ASSIST KEEN
(oach Clifford Keen, Vatr-ity wrestl-
ing mentor will be assist((Il t hi YAe.1
by Edward Solomon, 125-pound star

.VUfLIII I I U 1U 11 BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Sept. 22.-1
Three tackling dummies are taking a
And Rain Fall To Raise Totals ; I
Eleven1 Players Finish terrible beating these days as the In-
VUder Eighty diana University football team drillsI
on two new fields. The sawdust sackst
IRTNEV IS SECOND LOW have been named after the three al-1
American stars, ,oestiiig, NJ nnesota:;
spite heavy rains at intervals Flanagan, Notre Dame; and Wilcoxl
Purdue; who will perform against the
ghout the afternoon, scores turn- Hoosiers on the home schedule this
i by some thirty golfers in the season.a
qualifying round of the annual Coach Pat Page has the dummies1
ity championship were unusually painted in the colors of the three
eleven players having totals of schools. The players appear to take<
than eighty. Students who did more interest and hit harder whena
play yesterday may qualify this there is "somebody" to tackle.
noon. Alumni who return here for home-
,e Ward, '30, was low qualifier coming Oct. 15 will see the greatest
he second successive year with a fullback in America perform when;
36-32-68. Ward was out of school Herb Joesting trots out on the Me-
semester, but with his return morial Stadium field. Joesting was
pects for a championship team unanimous choice for all-American
year brightened considerably. last year fullback. He spent the sum-
ner of last year's state amateur mer in northern Minnesota, keeping
he was runner-up this year, and in shape, and should have even a
lied for the national amateur, greater team than Notre Dame which
ing two matches before being will appear here Oct. 22.
out. Coach Pat Page has worked out
1 Courtney, '30, qualified second ways to stop the Gopher star. He
a 70. Courtney won the Detroit has big linemen hard at work daily
cipal Championship, and further in an effort to present a strong wall.
aguished himself in other tourna- Most of these men are new, only sop-
s. He is sure to give one of the homores, but they should gain great-
letter men back this year a hard ly in experience by the time Oct. 15
for a place on the team. Hal rolls around.
les, '28, who won his AMA last
was third with 13, and Livings. NEW YORK-Lou Gehrig, slugging
'31, and Noble, '28, were tied for Yankee first baseman, needs six extra
h place with 74's. The other base hits to tie Ruth's record estab-
ers who are conceded chances ofI lished in 1921.

" ;yAso ia i PrCs)
URANA, Ill., Sept. 22.-There is
still a vacancy on the University of I
Illinois backfield for another "Red"
Grange, and even one not quite so
good as the famous redhead would be
welcome this fall. For his fifteenth
season at Illinois, Coach Robert W.
Zuppke has a powerful and experienc-
ed line in prospect, but is shy of good
backfield material.
Jud Timm, who was injured in early
practice last fall and out for the sea-
son, is the one bright prospect as a
ball carrier if his injured arm does
not bother him. Fifteen of last year's
veterans are among the sixty-five
called to report on Sept. 15. Frank
Lanum, Frosty Peters, Art French and
Jimmy Stewart are the backfield vet-
erans but Lanum is the only one of
these sure to be used regularly.
Peters, the Montana lad who came
with such a wonderful high school
reputation as a drop kicker, made
good on that specialty, but probably
will be switched to end this fall, as
he lacks weight.
Among his line candidates, Zuppke
has two giants. T. B. Huddleston
weighs 243 and L. Wietz 232, both on
the freshman eleven last year.
Captain Robert Reitsch is, of
course, a fixture at center where he
won the conference honors last fall.
Big husky guards are plentiful but
none of the tackles quite measures up
to Bernie Shively, last year's star at
that position. Marriner, Grable,
(Continued on Page 9.)

.916 ULKLO LV II lLAFAYITTE, In,, Sept..22.-
C hester "Cotton" Wilcox, Purdue's
(Continued from page 7) famous halfback and All-Americanj
star, has been honored this year on
wall, Cook, Andre, Sims, Thrush Auer Purdue's football poster for 1927.
and Reed are included among the The poster, which is a reproduction off
promising linemen, with Marshall and an oil painting by E. Pierre Wain'
Thornton, the former a fair punter, wright, of Connersville, well known
having the edge over the other back- Hoosier~ artist, shows the Purdue'
field candidates at the present time. leader in a startlingly life action1
Coach Ray L. Fisher's reserve squad 'pose, and carried Purdue's home foot-
is also working out daily on the South'ball schedule for this season.
Ferry field practice fields. Coach The poster, which is in four colors,
Fisher commented favorably on this is now being given wide distribution
fall's material for the reserve squad,[over Indiana and the middle west,
and declared that he will have the ,and is regarded by critics as one of
finest aggregation in several years.Ithe most beautiful pieces of work ever
Some members of the present squad used in a similar fashion.
have been with Fisher for two past "Cotton," football captain this year,

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o[ last year's team. Assistant coach
Solomon will take full charge of the
early season mat work until Coach
Keen finishes his duties as assistant
freshman football coach.
About 20 prospective Varsity can-
didates reported for the first practice
which was held Alonday at the field'
house and were issued equipment byj
Coach Solomon.

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AEQUEDUCT RACE T IL.CK, Sept.
22r.-The Wheatley stable's Nixie, add-
ed starter, captured the Oakdale
ihandicap, feature at Adqueduct, in a
thrilling finish with Oh Say, ridden
by George 1ielc yesterday. Little
Goodwin kept Nixie going long enough
to win by a nose.

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years and many were on last year's, well deserves the
squad. been given him.

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