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    Friday, Nov. 3, 1961
The Daily Nebraskan
Page 5
Sport Shots
Wohlfarth
By Bullet
The tension is mounting in the Nebraska football
picture. The Huskers have won only two games so far
and could wind up with a 2-7-1 record unless they snao
out of it. y
The Huskers should be 4-2 right 1 now, with losses
orJV to Swacuse and Missouri. The ma
terial is there but in the last three weeks
Nebraska hasn't shown it. There seems
to bo internal problems among the team
as well as poor coach-player relationships.
Something is missing somewhere when a
team continues to lose'.
This could have been the year that
Nebraska beat Kansas. The Jayhawks
sputtered at the first of the season but
started clicking after the Colorado game.
Last week Kansas trounced Oklahoma
State, a team which beat Nebraska. The
Huskers are due for heir annual big surprise and home
coming would be the perfect occasion but it's my guess
that the Huskers would rather be after pheasants then
Jayhawks this week end. Let's call it KANSAS 27 NE
BRASKA 7 and hope we're wrong.
Big Eight Games
COLORADO 21, MISSOURI 19 - The Buffs, behind
Gale Weidner's throwing arm, should be able to pene
trate the. rugged Mizzou defense in this crucial Big Eight
game. - .
OKLAHOMA 21 KANSAS STATE 0 - Sooners are
hungry for a win and the Wildcats are still looking for an
offense.
OKALHOMA STATE 13 WICHITA 0 - Cowboys re
bound from 42-8 loss to Kansas.
IOWA STATE 17 BOSTON COLLEGE 8 Cyclones
are tough on non-conference foes.
Other Games
Big Ten PURDUE 19 Illinois 0, NORTHWESTERN
23 Indiana 0, OHIO STATE 14 Iowa 13, MICHIGAN STATE
20 Minnesota 35, MICHIGAN 14 Duke 0.
Midwest - NOTRE DAME 24 Navy 14.
South MIAMI 16 Georgia 0, ALABAMA 19 Missis
sippi State 0, AUBURN 21 Wake Forest 7, CLEMSON
22, Tulane 0, WEST VIRGINIA 14 George Washington 0,
GEORGIA TECH 28 Florida 8, KENTUCKY 20 Florida
State 7, MISSISSIPPI 7 LSU 0, NORTH CAROLINA
STATE 23 Mississippi Southern 0, VIRGINIA TECH 14
Virginia 13, WILLIAM & MARY 14 Davidson 0, VMI 16
Citadel 0.
East PENN STATE 20 Maryland 7, ARMY 30
Detroit 0, PRINCETON 33 Brown 0, COLUMBIA 19 Cor
nell 7, HOLY CROSS 25 Dayton 7, RUTGERS 28 Lafayette
0 COLGATE 7 Lehigh 0, BOSTON U. 20 Massachusetts
7 HARVARD 2D Pennsylvania 0, SYRACUSE 30 Pitts
burgh 14, DARTMOUTH 16 Yale 13, VILLANOVA 22 Mon
tsnd Stdtc 0
Southwest - ARKANSAS 21 Texas A&M 14, TCU 20
Baylor 15, TEXAS 30 SMU 0, RICE 27 Texas Tech 14.
West AIR FORCE 20 Colorado St. U. 7, WYOM
ING 20 Arizona 18, UTAH STATE 14 Brigham Young 0,
UTAH 13 New Mexico 12. OREGON STATE 21 Washing
ton State 7. ARIZONA STATE 19 San Jose State 0,
STANFORD 28 Oregon 14, UCLA 14 California 12, SOUTH
ERN CAL 20 Washington 8. .
Last week's upsets dropped Bullet's prediction per
centage to a season low of .588 with only 26 out of 44
picks "correct. The season's percentage now stands at an
even two out of three mark (.667) with 166 right, 83
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Just 38 years ago in 1923, Nebraska held Kensas to a 0-0 finish in the dedication
game of Memorial Stadium. Saturday the Huskers will host the invading Jayhawks in
the stadium.
38-Year Old Stadium
Holds Many Memories
wrong.
Main Feature Clock I 3
Siuart: "Bridse to the Sun,"
1:15, 3:25, 5:35, 7:45, 9:55.
Nebraska: "Question 7," 2:00, '
8:00.
State; 'Grevfriars Bobby,"
1:13, 3:22. 5:28. 7:34. 9:40. i
Varsity: "Splendor in the
Grcsi." 1:41, 4:14, 6:47, 9:20.
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Sports
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Fairfield Wins
Horseshoe Title
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Fairfield Hcuse copped the
1961 fall intramural horseshoe
trophy. Andrew Estner, throw
ing on the championship
' learn, look individual honors.
! The victors edged the Corn
j busker Co-op 80-73 in the final
I s'andings. Farm House, Kap--3a
Sigma, and Phi Gamma
i Deta followed in that order.
Six fiight winners picked up
certificates. They were Est
ner; DeWayne Glenn, Phi
Gamma Delta; David Mc
Clatchy, Farm House; Dave
Wetherall, Theta Xi; Virgil
McClatchey, Farm House;
and Ron Amack, Alpha Tau
Omega.
By Jan Sack
Strong and not so strong
Nebraska football teams
have played on the Memorial
Stadium gridiron before
"crowds of cheering and de
jected Husker fans. But how
old is the Stadium? Where
did the football team play
before that?
Memorial Stadium, as the
students and fans know it to
bay, has existed only since
1923. Actual construction of
the massive structure seating
40.000 began in the spring of
1921, according to A. J. Lew
andowski, NU athletic busi
ness manager.
Financial backing of George
Holmes, then president of the
First Trust Company, made
the Stadium possible. Con
tractors at that time would
not work unless an influen
tial person with some money
backed the project.
Bonds were floated and
later retrieved from sales of
football and basketball tick
ets, Lewandowski said. An
other source of revenue came
from contributions from per
sons throughout the state,
Holmes said.
'No Tax Money"
"No tax money whatever
was used to pay the original
cost of $502,900. The stadium,
made of poured concrete,
would now cost $1,250,000 to
build," said Lewandowski.
There is more to the Sta
dium than just the football
field. Below the stands in the
East Stadium is an indoor
track, formulated and in
stalled by Henry Schulte, then
Nebraska's track coach. The
ova!, finished in 1924 and first
used the following year, was
'also used for indoor football
i practice before the Field:
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pacity in the East Stadium
is 1,400.
Some years later in 1940
the Field House was made
possible by receipts of the
1941 Rose Bowl game. That
year the Huskers traveled to
Pasadena to meet the Stan
ford Indians.
Steel Problem
"In 1942 we had the steel
to go ahead with the Field
House, but we turned it back
to the war cause," Lewan
dowski said. "It was 1947 be
fore we got enough steel to
complete the structure. In
1949 the final payment of
$70,000 was made on the Field
House." ,
After the completion of the
Field House, shrubs, trees
and the cyclone fence to the
north of t h e Stadium was
erected and the old wooden
fence to the south of the sta
dium was replaced with the
present one.
But where did the Nebraska
team play before Memorial
Stadium was built?
To wle Recalls Field
According to Cax T o w 1 e,
former Husker football player
in 1912-13, the field he played
on ran east and west and was
located just south of the pres
ent field.
"The shaky grandstand, lo
cated on the north side of
the field, was only filled with
7,000 fans even when we beat
Minnesota 7-0 m 1913." -
Only half of this field was
sod and the other half was
just plain dirt, Towle said.
Before that, the f o o t b a 1 1
field was located on 10th
street and ran north and
south.
Ail-Americans
What about the All-Ameri-cans
who fought and earned
glory on the fields?
Most loyal football fans re
call the names of Guy Cham
berlain, Sam Francis, Tom
Novak, Bobby Reynolds, twice
Ail-American tackle Ed Weir
and others. Such immortals
as Red Grange from Illinois
and the Four Horsemen of
Notre Dame also played in
the Stadium, but as Husker
foes.
In fact in three meetings
between 1923-25, the Scarlet;
and Cream whipped the Fight- j
ing Irish and the Horsemen
twice: 14-7 and 17-0. Memor
ies of those games are still
fresh in the mind of John
Bentley, director of athletic
news who was formerly a
sports writer for the Lincoln
Journal. '' ' ' . '
And what fan would forget
the 1959 game against Okla
homa when the Huskers upset
the mightly Sooners 25-21 for
a perfect NU Homecoming?
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9:30 a.m. Bible Study
10:45 a.m. Morning Worship
6:00 p.m. Fellowship Hour
7:00 Evening Worship
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LUTHERAN STUDENT CHAPEL
(NotioMl LvtHcran CmhkiI)
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Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.
Worship, 10:45 a.m.
Lutheran Student Association, 5:30 p.m.
TIFERETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE
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Services: Fri., 8:00 p.m.; Sat, 9:00 a.m.
Hillel Meetings Monthly
UNITED CAMPUS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
(mkytarim, Uartaa Ckortk f Ckrist, I. U. Dbcipkn Ckritt)
Hi Na. 14
Rav. AkM J. 'ickanRf, tar. Ralph Hay, Rav. Daaai W. attcrtaa
Sunday .Corporate Worship 10:45 am.
Crossroads Seminar 9:00 un.
Fellowship Forum 5:30 p.m.
Forum Discussion 6:30 p.m.
UNIVERSITY EPISCOPAL CHAPEL
Utk aa4 R Us. 6. M. Arastrofff. Ckaalaia
Holy Coiwn union 830 a.m.
Morning Prayers 10:30 a.m.
Evening Prayer . 5:00 pjn.
Canterbury 5:30 p.m.
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL
(Tha Urtkaraa Chwck Miamri Syaad)
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Worship 8:45 a.m.
Bible Study 9:45 a.m.
Worship 10:45 a.m.
jGamma Delta 5:30 p.m.
WESLEY FOUNDATION (METHODIST)
WifHom t. SmU, Owaaa Hatchiniaa, Pattara
Taaxaarary OHicai (IS HaMraaa
8.00 i.m. Holy Communion (at Lutheran Student Chapel,
535 No. 16)
9:30 a.m. Morning Worship (at 535 No. 16)
10:30 ajn. Coffee Hour and Discussion
6:00 pjn. Forum (Room 332, Student Union
ATOs Edge Gus I 14-12
By Mel Hester
Alpha Tau Omega topped
Gus I 14-12 Wednesday to
earn themselves a spot in the
All-University finale against
Dental College tonight.
With Gus I leading 6-0, and
only one play left in the half,
Elmer Walin, ATO quarter
back, sprinted half the field
and tossed a short pass into
the end zone for a score. The
ATu's completed their extra
point to make the half time
score 7-6.
Alpha Tau Omega, with
their slim one point lead, took
position of the ball in the sec
ond half. After a few short
running gains, leaving them
on the 50 yard line, the ATO'i
sprinted the right end once
more making it to the 10-yard
line before being stopped by
the Gus I defensive safety
man. Two more runs and the
ATO's stretched the lead to
eight points.
Don .Whit of Gus I com
pleted a long pass to the ATO
10-yard line in the last quar
ter. Whit, fading back once
for a short touchdown pass.
Once more the extra point at
tempt failed.
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APARTMENTS
Furnished 3 room apartment on 1st i
noor, liia q, couple or men. Private
bath and utilities furnished, S60.
FOR RENT
Trailer, clean, I bedroom, adults. Nica
location. Call evenings IN 64941.
FREE rent for student couple or coed
in exchange for caring for children
in motherless home. N. W. Brown,
Apply Box S1A, Daily Nebraskan.
FOR SALE
'SO Olds, radio, heater, automatic trans
mission. 56,000 actual miles. Plus
snow-tires. One owner, $100, Call
HE 2-4759.
Sad-eyed Sam, Cheer up. I will be yours
for one carmeled apple and a slightly
sticky kiss at the Union thuckwaggon,
Priday night, south entrance 6-30-10:30
Bow-Legged Beth.
Standard English bicycles, one boy's
one girl'g. New in Sept. All equipment
included. 423-2626, evenings.
St. Paul's Methodist Church
12 & M
Dr. Frank Court Sermon This Sunday
WALLS vs. BRIDGES
Services at 9:30 & 11:00
Music Director Richard Grace
University of Nebraska School of Music
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Seasoned fireplace wood for sale. Rea
sonable. IV 9-2081.
PERSONAL
See Mort Sahl, Nov. S. Late hours avail
able with pink slip from housemother.
Would the person who took my jock-type
sweat-shirt please return it:!! Call
Thunder Merwick.
Sad-eyed Sam, Cheer up. I will be yours
for one carmeled apple and a slightly
sticky kiss at the Union Chuckwaggon,
Friday night, south entrance 6:30-10:30
Bow-Legged Beth.
Found: $3000 in old show on vacant lot.
To claim money, owner must be able
to wear show (6EE), recite the Gettys
burg Address from memory, and have
army serial number 35, 216, 284.
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BACK YOUR TEAM!
The Cornhuskers are an excellent team,
well icodched, and capable of beating
any team. Get behind them
Saturday for VICTORY!
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