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OPTIMIlSTIl SPIRIT PERVADES CRIMSON
NOTRE DAME BACKFIELD STARS
RECALL FAMOUS COMBINATIONt
on Badger Campus
Crimson Victory Over Powerful
Florida Team Bodes Ill I
Coach Horween stated that he'
saw no reason why this year's3
Harvard team should 'be ranked
as superior to last season's eleven
which conquered Yale 17 to 9.
Well Rounded Team. E
There is no department in which
the Crimson is stronger, he stated,
and there are places in which it is
weaker. The truth of this state-
ment has been borne out with no
)Sy E C. DIECKERIIOFF2,
Spirt s Editor, ThIe harvard Crim-
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 5.-Al
strong wave of ojImism . swept
through the Ilarvard alumni of
Boston and vicinity when the 19291
Harvard football season got under,
There was talk of a campaign
unmarred by defeat as local sport-
writers expounded on the fund of
strong material which reported to,
Coach Arnold Horween early this
fall; visions of the great era of
Percy Haughton were called back
to memory. The undergraduate
body of Harvard college, too, had
acQuired some of this optimistic
spirit. The undergraduates had notI
completely ignored the snags which
are so likely to rise in the path of
any team undertaking a schedulel
such as Harvard's.
Buck Tough Schedule.
A fter the two opening games'
with 'Bates and New Hampshire,I
tne Crimson eleven was faced with'
the task of tackling Army, Dart-
mouth, F~lorida, Michigan, Holy
Cross, and Yale in succession. The
optimism, which prevailed around
Cambridge was one of hope, not
one bordering on the hysterical by
The record of Harvard's football
machine at the time of writing,
with five games played, has con-I
clusively revealed that this present
Crimson aggregation is not the in-
vincible combination that ,some
c(onsidered it. Following the initial
game with Bates on October .,j
(By Associated Pres)
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 5 - Dr.
Walter Meanwell, the "Little Giant"
of Wisconsin basketball, likes phi-
losophy but not when it interferes
with his favorite sport.
The university auditorium com-
inittee refused use of the gymna-
sium to Bertrand Russell, noted
English philosopher, for Nov. 20 be-
cause Dr. Meanwell said it would
disrupt basketball practice. The
campus philosophers have appealed
to President Tlenn Frank.
COACH TO MAKE
VB TEAM SHIFT
} SCRET PRACTI: CE tN YOST STAD IUM
Secrecy carried even unto the may be that some of this will be
exclusion of newspapermen, local, seriously drilled into the squad for
national and international, shroud- use Saturday.
ed the practice session of the Mich- Prior to the adjournment to the
igan Varsity yesterday afternoon stadium the squad was given an
when Coach Kipke took his men hour talk by Coach Kipke on some
into the stadium to begin the pro- of the important points needing
cess of tapering off the squad for special stress in connection with
the all-important game with Har- the Harvard game. Following skull
vard Saturday practice the squad went immedi-
It may be assumed that Coach lately to the Yost Stadium to begin
Kipke has something up his sleeve actual workout.
for the, benefit of the Crimson in- One little peek into the bowl re-
vaders and it must be assumed that vealed that the lineup of the first
whatever this may be is entirely string eleven at the beginning of
the business of one Mr. Kipke. practice had a backfleld composed
Plenty of fancy football was in evi- of Simrall, Dahlem, Gembis, and
dence last week while the Maize Morrison. On the line were Hewett
and Blue warriors were taking and Truskowski at the flanks,
things more or less easy and itI (Continued on Page Seven)
small degree of accuracy. The
Crimson record so far stands: Har-
vard 48, Bates 0; Harvard 35, New
Hampshire 0; Harvard 20, Arm:
20; Dartmouth 34, Harvard 7; Iar-
vard 14; Florida 0; three victories,
one~tie, and one defeat.
In Lhe nrst game, the Harvard ---___
gridiron forces coasted to an unim- _ Michigan's "B" team resumed its I
pressive victory over a weak team. .. regular practice today with a slight
That Coach Horween's charges air of superiority due to their vic-
were powerful were undeniable; tory over the Varsity in yesterday's
hn-scrimmage. The cold weather made
mental strength in evidence, but it it seem more like a real football
was directed to no definite end. z.weather, and put a spirit into the
The second contest, against New pen.
Hampshire, told a different story. After a long practice the squad
There were, of course, the usual had a brief scrimmage with a pick-*
early season weaknesses--sloppy ed team of freshmen. Most of the
tackling, faulty timing-but thethn oigtswetffowell,
early periods revealed well nighthe line doing its bit to stop the
earl erods heveale fwel nigh 'T battling freshmen from breaking
flawless football, The forward linethog.Tefrtyamnow
rushed concertedly and the backs, evrucceeded ireak up he
following their interference well! ever, succeeded in breaking up the
foig theie interferecein welC majority of the passes, and even
piIa h oe wt rcso.Jcy 1 going so far as to intercept a few.
Up to this time, the Crimson t As a result, passing was emphasized
Juggernaut had received no real tin order to find methods of im-
acid test, and the clash with "On- proving that department of the
ward Christian" Cagle's cohorts game.
from West Point was due to show Football fans are reminded of other years when they witness the i Several changes will probably be
followers of Harvard football what expert cavorting of Notre Dame's brilliant backfield trio Carrideo, Elder, made in the starting lineup against
Captain Barrett's men could do un- and Savoldi. The blocking proclivities of Mullins, the fourth of the' the Michigan State Normal school
der fire. Few are those who will i trio, complete the combine which brings memories of the unstoppable Saturday. All of these with ex-,
(Continued on Page Seven) "four hoursemen" of 1924. ception of one will be on the line.
Due to an injury to his ankle,
_________________________________________________-Brown will be out of the backfield,
Cubs Seek Talent with Wills, Miller, BerIcowitz, and
itma the most likely. starters.
tt Bolster Champs ISikkenga seems to fill a vacant
spot at end, having developed into
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