The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, January 18, 1940, Image 3

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i * i « * * % * V 4 A « « * t.C.Jeep' OATES BATTALION SPORTS EDITOR Sugar Bowl Pictures Are Bringing In “Buttons” For The Athletic Club Dance “Jo Jo” White, president of the “T” Club informed this corner that in two showings of the Sugar Bowl pictures they had made around $180. If they have a good crowd at the annual field day pro gram they will make enough money to put on what will prob ably be the greatest dance in the history of the club. Every member of the “T” Club has done a great piece of work and they are entitled to enough income to put on a great dance. It is un derstood that if enough is made from the pictures and field day that non-lettermen will be allowed to make the hop free. In past years squadmen have had to pay and and it is hoped by this corner that enough will be made so that those “Blue Boys” won’t have to put out their own money. 1940 Football Schedule Should Be Out Soon; Nothing Is Definite At This Time Many writers have been having the Aggies playing everyone ex cept Slippery Rock in 1940, but as yet the only games that are def inite are U. C. L. A. and the six conference frays. The cadets have been offered a game by Ohio State, and we have a date open at that time. It is hoped by this column that this game can become a reality. The game with U. S. C. is out. There may be a game played at San Antonio next fall to make up for the one that has been played in Tyler in recent years. There will only be nine games played, it is understood. Aggie Cagers Meet Test Here Tonight Aggies Only Team With Claim To Greatness Says New Orleans Writer Not long ago Fred Digby, prom inent New Orleans sports writer, was discussing Tennessee’s flop in the Rose Bowl and the outstand ing teams of the country in gen eral. He concludes, “The Trojans and Volunteers of 1939 were good teams. So were Tulane and Cor nell and Georgia Tech, among oth ers, but ONLY THE TEXAS AG GIES HAVE A CLAIM TO GREATNESS.” Quail season closed Tuesday, and anyone caught hunting them now is in for trouble . . . Art Adamson, swimming coach, is still in the market for a good goalie for his water polo team that makes a trip through the mid-west next month . . . George Smith, editor of the Longhorn, informs us that eight extra pages on the Sugar Bowl are being added to the annual . . . “Rock” Audish and Bill Dawson, the two football playing roomies, have agreed to write this column in the near future . . . They call Audish “Grantland Rice” since he scribbled a masterpiece for Bruce “Bunny” Layer earlier in the year . . . Jinx Tucker says he had rather go to the Sugar Bowl than the Rose Bowl. Yeah, it is not so far to hitch hike, if necessary, on the way back . . . The Quarter back Club had its last meeting Tuesday evening. . . . The Houston A. & M. Club is urging Dean E. J. Kyle to serve another year as WANTED Used Books and Used Clothing WE WILL PAY THE HIGHEST CASH PRICE FOR THE FOLLOWING BOOKS Introductory Problems in Engineering Applied Mechanics Elements of Thermodynamics Physics by Housmann & Sach Resistance of Materials Soil Erosion Land Drainage and Recla mation Bacteriology Breeds of Livestock in America Beef Production College Geography This Week’s Sale— Business Law Economics, Principles, Prob lems and Policies Modern Economics Analytic Geometry Calculus Elementary Algebra Principles of Accounting Cost Accounting Clothing— Serge Shirt, 14 , /2 Tux, Size 30 coat, 32 Pants Slacks, Junior, Size 28 Blouses, Sizes 38, 40, 42 ■ utillUll R. Y. Uniform, Log-Log Decitrig Slide Rule Soph Slacks, Serge Shirt AGENTS FOR FRIEDMAN SHELBY SHOES Guaranteed All Leather Shoes Only $3.25 LOUPOT’S TRADING POST When You Have Anything To Buy Or Sell PRESENTING 1940 SPRING FASHIONS FOR MEN Suits Only $21.00 Up If It’s New — If It’s Smart If It’s Different, You’ll Find It Here In Our Newly-Arrived Selection Of Fabrics For Men. HOLLYWOOD STYLES IN UNUSUAL SHADES Bamboo Brown Aqua Green Vangough Yellow Catalina Blue Fawn Cognac Red Tobacco Tan Moonhaze Grey MARTIN X. GRIFFIN NORTH GATE OF CAMPUS Rice Owls Threaten To Down Aggies A. & M. Must Win In Order To Remain Conference Leader By E. C. “Jeep” Oates A double feature in the form of two basketball games will be play ed here tonight beginning at 6:30 when the freshman and varsity teams of Rice and A. & M. tangle in the first meeting between the two teams for the present season. Rice will be riding the crest so far as a favored team is con cerned. They have been beaten once this year, but that was at the In Carswell, Gomez, and Kin ney, the Owls have three of the top flight players of the confer ence and they can all hit the bas ket from anywhere. The Aggies have hopes of mak ing enough points from the middle of the court to run their score up and they also have hopes of cling ing to the Owl stars so close that they will not be able to get set for a shot. Bill Henderson, only sophomore in the Aggie starting lineup, is in fine shape. Captain Woody Var ner, Jude Smith, “Frog” Duncan, Charlie Stevenson, Billy Joe Adams and Tom Tinker have been showing improvement with every practice session. J. T. Lang, who has been on the injury list for several weeks, is about ready to go again and may be able to see some service tonight. Coach Hub McQuillan has indi cated that the team is in as good shape as can be expected at this time of the season. Captain Var ner said, “We will ask no quarter from any team that we meet dur ing the remainder of the year.” Fish Play First Coach Manning Smith’s fresh men will play their first game of the year tonight starting at 6:30. Scholastic difficulties are stand ing in the way of several of his best players, but he says that he will have a team, or at least five men on the floor. The Rice Slimes are doped to take this game with little trouble. Rice is a school that goes out and gets a bunch of basketball play ers every year and the fighting Fish will not have much chance to win over the feathered flock. BATTALION THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1940 PAGE 3 Ready For Owls Tonight 14 Men Will Carry T.C.U. Track Colors FORT WORTH.—Around four teen candidates will call for uni forms when Coach Mack Clark of Texas Christian University issues the official call for track work outs in a few weeks. Six letter- men are numbered among the fourteen. Gail Smith, DeLeon; Pharis Taylor, Kaufman; and Jim Nichol and Bill Chappell, both of Fort Worth, all won their letters in the distance runs last season. Smith brought the Frogs many points in the half-mile and should be one of Coach Clark’s best boys in 1940. Bob Cook, Fort Worth, out with injuries most of last spring, is expected to return to the fine form that made him a sophomore star in the shot and discus. Robert Groseclose, Alice, will be back for competition in the hurdles and jumps. Coach Clark’s biggest worry is to find boys to replace Johnny Hall and Brad Snodgrass, sprint ers lost by graduation. Ohio State University’s R. O. T. C. equipment is valued at $506,000. The youngest member of the Texas legislature is a student at East Texas State Teachers College. chairman of the Athletic Council. . . . . Match this—The Southwest Conference has had two national championship football teams, one Rose Bowl team, three Sugar Bowl champions and two Cotton Bowl victors in the past five years. . . Track men are beginning to prac tice, and anyone wishing to go out for this sport should get in touch with “Dough” Rollins . . . The three greatest living Texans— Vice-president John Garner, Gov ernor W. Lee O’Daniel, and John Kimbrough. There is that middle man again. mm fflunean Left to right: J. T. Lang and Harold “Frog” Duncan. Lang is a great floor man and team player besides being one of the best point makers in the conference when the heat is on. He has been out for the first two conference games with a badly twisted ankle, but is expected to be able to go tonight. Duncan is playing his second year with the Cadets and his height is a big asset to the team. He has come along fast this season and is due to see much service tonight and the rest of the season. Texas Congressmen Host To Kimbrough Texas congressmen put aside weighty legislative problems for Monday night and heard about the nation’s No. 1 football team, the Texas A. & M. Aggies, from two who should know, Head Coach Homer Norton and fullback John Kimbrough. All-American John Kimbrough and Coach Homer Norton were luncheon guests of the Texas con gressional delegation. Each gave creidt to the other and to the re mainder of the Aggie team for the unbeaten-untied season of the Sugar Bowl victors. Norton pointed out he would lose only three regular players by graduation. The Aggie mentor told the congressmen he thought that Southern Methodist University Mustangs probably will be his team’s strongest opponent next season, wtih Texas Christian Uni versity looming as a serious threat. Norton added he believed the Ag gies will break tradition next Thanksgiving Day and defeat Uni versity of Texas on the Longhorns’ own field at Austin. Prospects are good for strong Aggie teams the next three years, Norton said. He and Kimbrough were intro duced by Jesse Jones of Houston, federal loan administrator, and Representative Mahon, in whose district is situated Kimbrough’s home town, Haskell. Mahon dis closed that Kimbrough last year turned down an offer he made to him of an appointment to the military academy. Kimbrough was at Washington to receive one of the annual awards of the Touchdown Club to outstand ing college football players of the nation and to also receive a special award as being “the outstanding All-American football player of the year.” FOR Eye Examination And Glasses Consult J. W. PAYNE DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY Masonic Bldg. Bryan, Tex. Next to Palace Theater 1939: A Year of Debate in Football Circles—TO PAY OR NOT TO PAY? Although the 1939-40 football ■ year ended in a blaze of bowl bat tles that drew more cash customers than ever before, the season just closed will not be famous for its spectacular plays or players. Rath er it will go down in the record books as the year of the big un finished debate: To pay or not to pay? Spotlighted into national promi nence by the dramatic decision of the University of Chicago to dis continue intercollegiate football, the old question of subsidization of gridiron players was more vigor ously discussed and more definite ly acted upon than in any other year since the advent of big-time, highly-publicized pigskin encoun ters. It all began with the disastrous point-a-minute losses of the Chica_ go team, a team that took beat ing after beating in Big Ten com petition, much to the chagrin of Maroon fans. The fans, aided and abetted by sports writers in all sections of the nation, began the clamour for alumni funds to aid in securing hot-shot gridmen. Then came the bombshell an nouncement of the Chicago board of trustees, which said in part: “The university believes in athletics and in a comprehensive program of physical education for all stu dents. It believes its particular interests and conditions are such that its students now derive no special benefit from intercollegiate football. The university looks up on all sports as games which are conducted under its auspices for the recreation of the students. The university will continue to promote intramural sports and will en courage all students to participate in them.” With this announcement, Chicago authorities cancelled all football games scheduled for the future and asked Big Ten authorities to allow it to continue intercollegiate partic ipation in the 11 other sports spon sored by it. It is expected that the Big Ten’s answer to the Chica go proposal will be made in the near future. Meanwhile, with less fanfare and less comment from the columning quarterbacks, Loyola University of New Orleans calmly announced that it is discontinuing intercollegiate football so that the “large sums of money spent annually on foot ball can be spent on educational ex pansion.” On other fronts, too, subsidiza tion was a large topic of discus sion. At a meeting of the College Physical Education Association, Prof. L. C. Boles of College of Wooster urged his colleagues not to allow collegiate physical educa tion to become a field for men of “very limited mental capacity” to continue in college for the sole purpose of playing on teams. At the University of Pittsburgh, famed for its great football teams and for its recurring subsidization (Continued on page 4) INTRAMURAL HIGHLIGHTS By HUB JOHNSON Fine weather brought on many excellent games the first of this week. Here’s hoping it prevails for the remainder. Class A water polo final play offs commenced Tuesday with B Coast Artillery turning out C Coast Artillery with a score of 3 to 2 and A Chemical Warfare de feating D Cavalry by the same score. This gives B. Coast Artillery a little rest for they now wait the winner of one of the quarter final games which is also being delay ed on another match. A Chemical Warfare faces the strong F Field Artillery tank crew on the list. This should be a game well worth the time to watch. The Field team hasn’t been scored on this season while the Chem team has had many op ponents that have forced them to play their best. A Field Artillery put out their best Tuesday evening to pace the C Field court team and win the upper-bracket’s place in the final matches. This was probably the best matches of the year. Shelton and Giles downed Schott and Krezdorn, 6-4, 6-0 and Harri son and Hensel defeated Ayres and Link, 6-3, 6-2. On hand for the third game, need it be played, were Edwards, Allen, and Conly for A Battery and Clarkson, Lilly, Duncan and McElwrath for C Battery. This gives B Coast Artillery a games were started late yester day evening with B Infantry and B Coast making up one game and F Infantry and E Engineers play ing another. The Infantry dominated the final entries here with four teams be ing in the last games. In fish basketball finals, Bell of A Infantry led his team to a 21-14 win over D Cavalry and moved them to the semi-finals to meet A Engineers. L Infantry fish trounced over the freshmen from F Field Artil lery 30 to 14 and moved up step. Their next opponent is M Infan try who won their quarter final game from A Coast Artillery. High point man for the L Infan try team was Harry. Bayer marked up nine points for M Infantry against A Coast and helped to hold them to only four points. The final score, 16 to 4. 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