TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1929
TNF MICHIGAN T)AI LV
SCRIMMAGE SHO FOOTBALL UPHEAVALS FEATURE BILLINOISnRPTfl 1UD POORMAN PROVES STEADY
Oniu ir ArvIIAr GAMES THROUGHOUT CONTINENT PERFORMER ON MICHIGAN LINE
" TEAM TACKLES
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Football experts are still at a lossI err by the score of 15-7. The re-
to comprehend the significance of I sult was even more unexpected!
the upheavals in the football world since the Trojans had so decisively
last Saturday. Powerful teams defeated Stanford the week before
throughout the country are just and were boasting of one of theI
emerging from their stupor afterI most powerful football teams in the
being defeated byhelevens previous- history of their school.
ly considered much weaker than Notre Dame and Pittsburgh
1their own. From now on the pre- stamped themselves as leading con-1
dictions will probably be more con- tenders for the national title by
servative, since most of last week's their victories. The Ramblers an- j
dope was upset. nexed their fifth straight win by'
The two outstanding surprises downing Georgia Tech 26-6. I
were turned in by Yale and Cali- j Pitt also showed up well by its
fornia. Old Eli made a brilliant victory over Ohio State, to lengthen
comeback by its victory over Dart- its string of consecutive wins to'six.
mouth in a spectacular battle. The In spite of the muddy field, the
Bulldogs scored 1 po6ints to Dart- Panthers succeeded in running up
mouth's 12. Ellis, Yale's substitute 18 points to the Buckeyes' two. I
back, furnished the real thrill of In the other eastern games les-
the day by racing 80 yards for a ser ipsets were reported. George-'
touchdown in the last five minutes town invaded N. Y. U. and took .
l of play. The two preeminent stars 14-0 victory back home with them.i
the season thus far also showpd Princeton lost to Chicago, 15-7, and
up well, Marsters making one of the Florida eleven bowed to Har-,
his team's touchdowns and Albie yr,140 Penyvnatre
Booth directing his team to victory vacyd, 14-0. Pennsylvaeia turne
as wll s scrin 4 oint bya Iback the Navy, 7-2, while the ArR1
as well as scoring 4 points by a trampled South Dakota, 33-6.
down.g nCornell remained undefeated any
untied by defeating Columbia, 12-6
Out on the Pacific coast all pre- Cornell is one of the few major
dictions were scattered when the ' teams to continue its winning
Golden Bears of California streak and is sure to make a bit
trampled on the University of for national honors.
Southern California's mighty elev- in the west the Kansas Aggie,
1-'nosed out Missouri, 7-6, in a hard
PHARMER LEADS 7fought battle. Stanford shower'
WITH 49 POINTS 'heir usual form by crushing Cali-
fornia Tech, 39-0.
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Capacity Crowd of 68,000 Will
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apiwar in an early eisue..
Witness Intersectional When Otto Pommerening grad-
Clash Saturday. uated from the University thi:
June, he left a spot dn the footbal
CAGLE IS ARMY THREAT team that was hard to fill. Only
one veteran tackle remained on the
(Special to Daily) team, the departure of Cragin als
cutting Coach Kipke out of an ex
URBANA, Ill., Nov. 4.-Wel- ,perienced man. This veteran wh
cored by a crowd of 68,000 which has stayed to fight itout with thre(
will fill every seat in the Illinois promising sophomores for the
stadium with uncounted thousands tackle berth is Edwin "Bud" Poor-
turned away, Army will come into man.
the middle-west November 9 to Poorman was born a# Marshall.
meet the fighting Illini, championsj Iliinoil, on December 28, 1908, and
of the Big Ten for the past two now makes his home at Chicagc
years. Heights. He . attended Bloom
Three years ago Pennsylvania, Township High School where he
the first eastern eleven to play in won seven letters, three in football,
the stadium, came with its back- two in basket-!
field of "four magicians" whose ball, one in track,
hidden ball had mystified all foes. and one in wrest-
Bob Zuppke, chieftain of the Il- ling. He stands
'ini, devised a defense which con- an even six feet;
sisted of stopping, every Red and in height and tips
31ue back whether or not he had :..;-the scales at 192
the ball. Penn's team fought gal- pounds.
lantly but the Illini triumphed, Poorman's ath-
when Frosty Peters dropkicked a letic awards since
field goal in the closing minutes.> entering the Uni_
Now Army comes with its red- versity have been
.aired all-American halfback, numerous. Begin-
Christian Keener Cagle as captain ning in his fresh-'
and star. The Illini know all about man year with
Cagle. Bob Zuppke watched him POORMAN n u m e r a 1 s for
play against Stanford in New York football, he has since been the re-
last year and all week in practice cipient of an "aMa" in football, an
ie Illini veterans will be warned "M" in football, and two letters in
that he is a different kind of run- track. This year, barring injuries,
ner from any they have ever en- he should receive another letter in
countered. football and one in track, making
Army started the season with 14
lettermen from last season of
whom seven were considered first-
stringers.. Illiii on paper have 19
lettermen but probably not more
than eight ranked as first-stringers
last year, and several lettermen
have spent the fall playing with the
The Illini look no particular
star as their backfield men,
Timm, Mills and Walker, are
all fast. Doug Mills has been the
leader this fall with his runs for
touchdowns on Iowa and Michigan
but his team mates are just as
likely to break loose. \
That 100,000 tickets could have
been sold is believed, since the
Illinois allotment was exhausted by
the middle of September, although
there were restrictions on the
number to be obtained by one ap-
(uliu Caumi erai a war c.
Always a dependable eliheman, C6!ich Cofitrighit Expects Ypsi
Poorman's work this year has been to Give Junior Varsity
of a high standard, but his worth.
has not been reallyappreciated' Tough Battle. I
with the rapid rise of three sopho-
mores, Auer, Hayden, and Roach. HURONS REVEAL POWER
However, it is very likely that Poor-
man will see service in the Har- After seeing Ypsilanti State Nor-
'rard game, as Kipke is managing a mal mix with Western State Nor-
wholesale shakeup of the team for mal last Saturday, Coach Court-
this game. right of the Wolverine "B" team
Last spring Poorman was chosen feels that his men will have their
track captain for the coming year .hanrds full when hey lav Yosi
co succeed Wilford Ketz. He puts ' this week.
the shot and succeeded in making In the opinion of the Michigan
a real name for himself in that coach these two small-college
department last season. squads displayed about as much
-speed and fight as any teams of
FROSH GRIDDERS their class he had ever seen. Bat-
DISPLA Y PROMISE tling through the four 1leriods to
g,____a 7-7 tie both Ypsi and Kalamazoo
drill in blockingunleased brilliant attacks, any one
A d y i blocig and passing, of which might have netted an-
followed by a hard scrimmage fea- other score had not the game been
tured yesterday's practice of the marked by numerous penalties.
yearling gridmen. Despite the cold mre yueospnlis
sarp, the first-year men made d Playing for the Michigan Inter-
satisfactory showing before Coach collegiate title Ypsilanti scored
Fisher and his staff of assistants. early in the first quarter on a 21-
Fisher__ndh____________ s_____n_ yard run by Morrow. Kalamazoo
-Sthen started a slashing attack
BIG TEN ,STANDING which was successfully stopped Ain-
.Team 5W L T .Pct. 'til in the opening minutes of the
Purdue ...........3 0 0 1.000 second half Morningstar started on
Minnesota... .2 0 0 1.000 a jaunt from the Ypsi 30-yard line
Ohio State.......2 0 1 1.000 and placed the ball behind the goal
Northwestern .....2 1 0 .667 to 'tie' te aluehn the goal
Illinois......1 1 1 5 tteupthe gamne.
Iowa ............1 1 1 .500 All during the play the State Nor-
Chicago.1 1 0 500 mal tesam displayed a variety of at-
Indiana.0 2 1 .000 tack and smoothness of execution
MICdiG. ..AN .0 3 0 .000 which in the mind of Coach Caurt-
Wisconsin ......0 3 0 .000 right bodes trouble for the Wol-
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