Have Good Chance
To Top Conference
By OLE TIMER in The Atlanta Journal
The Kentucky Wildcats reported for practice Monday,
September 8, one week later than most of the conference
squad.-;Tuesday they were going at their work hammer and
tongs and Thursday they were scrimmaging. That is what
I call wading in at high speed. Coach Harry Carnage said
he called them to order a week later than most of his opponents because he saw no special gain in beginning September 1, but the boys were ordered to show up with their legs
in good condition.
"I was sure they would follow that instruction because they knew the work they would plunge
into would go very hard with them if they didn't, and an
athlete cannot get his legs in shape without putting the rest
of himself in trim also," explained the young mentor who in
appearance combines the best features of a movie idol and
last ditcn battier.
"We had a very good spring prac- the only one they are thinking
tice. It was long and thorough, so about at the moment
I think Sept. 8 is early enough. It meet Duke and then Virginia Miliis pretty hot up here, even now."
tary Institute, as semi-re- st
Well, all of that Is correct, though preparatory to the final
some coaches might have less faith ic battle with Tennessee and climatThanksgivin the common sense of their boys ing Day.
than Coach Oamage showed in asTheir problem, then, is the simsuming they would be ready to go
when they reported. Yet he was plest that any Southern Conference
proven right for the players were team faces to rise to their maxigoing at their tackling and blocking mum power Novemeber 1 and then
with midseason disregard for their again on November 27. The other
necks and were showing no ill games, of course, cannot be Ignored,
effects of it.
or entered in a careless frame of
But I think Mr. Oamage was can- mind. Football is not that sort of
ny and cagey and had a good pract- thing nowadays and the lowliest
ical reason for starting work late.
worm is apt to develop hind legs on
HE AND HIS TEAM are very for- which to rise and a Stribling right
tunate this year in their schedule. with which to slip over a surprise
They play only eight games. Four knockout punch. Sewanee and Duke
them, including the first two which cannot be disregarded; Washington
are with Sewanee October 4 and and Lee, Virginia, and V. M. I. may
Maryville on the following Saturday test Kentucky pretty severely, but,
all in all, Harry Oamage has the
On October 18, the team must get most beautiful schedule ever made
down to its knitting for the first to aid a team toward a championtime when it meets Washington and ship.
Lee and with all due respects to
There are but two crucial games,
Coach Oberst and his athletes it is
hardly to be expected that they can but how tough they will be I
win. The same may be said of the
MR. GAM AGE SAYS he is worriVirginia game which follows.
ed because his team won the chamSo the first of the vital contests pionship last summer. Alumni and
of the year comes up with Alabama students awarded it to them, on the
November 1 and seven weeks of basis of prospects and the fine game
gradual development leading up to the team played against Tennessee
that battle will be as much as any last Thanksgiving. He says the fact
team can profitably use.
that his line outplayed the TennesEspecially is this true of a team see line and that, therefore, his
with the average long playing ex- backfield gained much more ground
perience of the Kentucky boys. than Hack and Mack is his greatest
They can get no better in eight trouble. He says that it has thrown
weeks than In seven; it might be j everything out of focus to the eyes
they would not be so good.
of Kentucky people and, he fears,
After the Alabama game and the players. He says they forget
that is one that the coaches are how badlv Alabama beat them and
bending every effort to win and is i that it is easily possible for Tennes- -
Will Eventually Make
see to have a greatly Improved line. Andrews (185) George Yates
A gentleman, pretty well perfum"You want your eyes open around
Also, he snys, they forgot ho is .llm Cnvana 1G5 and Joke Hrnnm
ed, picked up the telephone:
short of reserves, and (with a look (170).
"Hello! Hlcl Hello!"
of sympathy toward Harry Mchrc)
There is a flock of big huskies
"Hello," returned the operator.
"Because people will think you
hasn't any tackles. That Is, he has available for guard posts, Among
arc a darn fool If you go around
not got very many.
them are John Drury, a brother of
with them shut.
And he continues he has but two the famous Pete and who is nearly
Motion pictures shown In Orecly,
"My Oosh!" said the gentleman.
running backs, Kelly and Johnson, as big, ana rranx acaic, a youthful
Colo., arc, as a rule, "finely portray"How this thing echoes!" Army ' The time may come when w(
and where will he be If something coal miner, who weighs 230,
ed and highly commendable,"
and Navy Journal.
will have to "swat the filers."
happens to them? A couple of 160- WHEN WE COME TO CONSIDER cording to an investigation made
) pound boys
would have to go In.
'the backs, we reach the reason for by a sociology class under the diAnd this weight business, too; Kentucky's great optimism. They
that has sort of got on his nerves. have a magnificent lot from whom rection of Mr. W. O. Blnnewles of
People forget that weight doesn't to make a superb quartet, in my the sociology department at Colorado Teachers' College.
make the football players; weight is opinion.
Each picture shown during the
Just a good thing for players to
Oamage, you know, and Shlvcly, month was seen by three people,
have. Tackles have to have brains his assistant, are Illinois men. They
and footwork and all sorts of things learned their stuff under Zuppkc. working independently, each checking various points of the picture on
that don't grow on trees.
Zuppke has to have to win a prepared
I AM PERFECTLY WILLING to .championships is a good line, a good course, was sheet. Thebut Is of the
shed a few tears with any coach runner and three blockers. Ten type unconsciously done by a movwho wants to have a good cry. Mr. 'men create the opportunity for the ing picture audience.
153 South Limestone
Oamage cried for me and I wept eleventh.
As a result of the study, the class
with him, but it didn't mean a thing
But this year Oamage will have
reports, seven of the thirty-tw- o
to either one of us. Both of us were available a lad named Ellis Johnson,
j who was perhaps,
the most brilliant films reviewed were historical, five
The fact of the matter is that prep school back in Amcrcla. With- musical comedy, three tragedy, five
Kentucky is in a softer spot to win out doubt he is very good. He pass- - drama, seven comedy, two musical
a conference championship than cs well, kicks well and Is a genius romance, and three mystery plays.
any team ever occupied.
I don't , as a runner, according to all ac- All were built around love scenes.
mean to say they will; I don't know counts. Put him in a backfield set Of the leading characters, 92 were
any more about the future than the with Shipwreck Kelly and two crack men and only 53 women.
you have a drastic
weather bureau, but it is plain that blockers and
In noting the separate scenes the
LADIES HAIR CUTS A SPECIALTY
Kentucky has the best chance she combination.
class found that drinking scenes
For sheer speed, Kelly Is the fast- were predominant.
ever had and probably the fairest
They are of
est man in the south. He sprinted two kinds, those depicting the old
she ever will have.
A perfect schedule, a heavy and all summer for the New York Athbarroom scene, and others showing
experienced line, two great running letic Club and was second In the 220 drinking in homes.
backs, one of whom is a passer de at the A. A. U. meet at Pittsburg.
In all 853 scenes were noted. They
luxe and a fine kicker, four or five He was a far better running back are as follows: Adultery, 1; bathgood running blockers, a smart coach than Atlanta people realized last room. 2; courage,
8; drinking, 124;
and a fine stall, and only two big year and all season he was a mark- friendship, 68; gambling, 14; killgames I Who could ask better than ed man in qvery game.
He ran wild against a good Clem-so- n
Kissing: between brother and sisOf course, Alabama and Tennesteam and stood Cody's boys on ter, 2; between husband and wife,
see will be hard to, beat. If they their heads. He was absent from 37;
lovers, 55; between parweren't there would be no glory in the Alabama game because of be- entsbetween
and child, 19.
Furthermore, Kentucky reavement and Alabama wrecked
Loyalty: to country, 14; to
has to do heavy worrying and des- Kentucky. He did very well against
perate fighting against only those Tennessee, despite the great defen- friends, 54; to home, 13; to ideals,
two, while Alabama must be battl
sive efforts of Hug and Brandt,
Lying and deceit, 6; night clubs,
ing Tennessee, Vanderbllt, Florida Hack and Mack and Dodd, and
and Georgia, as well as Kentucky, outgalned the Touchdown Twins. 22; nudity and
outwitting the law, 5; perseverence,
and Tennessee has other engage- But while Tennessee was concen10; prison scenes, 10; racial haments with Vanderbllt, North Caro- trating on Kelly. Splcer and Phipps
51; sex trilina, Florida and Alabama.
were reeling off yards and neither tred. 2;
THE KENTUCKY LINE will be of them is any great shakes as a angles, 16; social betterment, 2;
speeding, 6; stealing, 3; suicide and
as big as last year and should be runner.
better, If there is any virtue In exBut this year, Splcer and Phipps threatened suicide, 5; violent temperience. They lose only two good will be blocking and if any team per, 55; violence (personal), 59.
There were four scenes in which
men from It, both of them were concentrates against Kelly, Johnson
policemen were placed In deroga
will run them ragged; if they try to
tackle, and Joe Thompson,
gang Johnson, Kelly will kick divots tory situations and one in which
sailors were shown to a disadvan
guard, are gone.
in their face.
That is the theory anyway. It is
We are still doing business helping you keep up that
ter, is on hand and is improved. too early to appraise the actual
and worth of either of these bovs. buti""S
Capt. Floppy Forquer
work indicates a great , ZTs not
Conrad Rose (190) won letters at tjgrw
guard last year and will have to
tures. The class suggests that a re- lw
hustle to retain their positions.
c.L . SUR,E lt ? uMAGE. ,s ' form ln advertising would benefit
Babe Wright (205) is the only ?)
WiU be,.t00 bad. both the theatre and the public,
tackle who won his letter. Burton
Aldrldge (190) has the lead for the these boys. But with only one of
c,"n vc"t' enslble and
other tackle. Bob Kipping (195) them, his team outplayed Tennessee J"st
High near Viaduct
Phone Ash. 2259
Can see "thletlc
looms as a second string tackle un- by a wide margin last year. With e,
less he is used at guard.
both Of them, hp is thprpfnrp frrpnt- My old friend Shipwreck Kelly is
They are all set on ends with four ly strengthened, and, as to losing
good scrappy letter men back on the them, why the easiness of his the same awkward giant. He puffs
like a porpoise as he runs, and how
Job. They were not stars but are schedule favors him greatly.
Less in the limelight than Kelly he does move those big feet of his!
They are Kenneth
and Johnson are the Phipps brothers, Jack and Tom, the latter of
whom was injured last year. They
weigh around 180. The best, blocker,
on the field Is a
lad named Richards, who pulled a tendon
in the Alabama game and was lost
for the year. Hb will do a lot of
trail blazing for the speed boys this
year. Cecil Urbaniak and Louis
Toth are rueced athletes whom
emergency may summon to action.
THE COACHING STAFF IS ps- sentlally as it was lost season. Mr.
oamage is aiaea
lineman. Bernle Shively.
Other helpers are Elmer Glib, Kentucky fullback a few years ago, a
160 pounder who tackled like nobody's business, and Pete Drury, the
mastadonlc tackle of last year.
They not onlv are irood football
men but they have attractive personalities throueh which chnrnctpr
shines. Without doubt they are .fine
leaders of bovs. a most lmnortnnt
matter in my opinion.
Looking at the bovs as a snunH
they are as suDerb a lot of nowprfni
athletes as ever I saw, and there
must be a lot of football in them.
EJUS Johnson, the soDhomore
has been SO loudlv nrnlnlmprt slnnp
he wore knee breeches, is utterly
unspoiled by all that laudation. He's
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Th Clothes Shoo
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