Sport: Stanford v. Army

The Army varsity rehearsed their plays against a plebe team which not only knew all the Stanford formations but even wore white, cardinal-banded Stanford jersies. The Army varsity enjoyed a big Christmas tree and a jocular ceremony at which gifts which had been sent from home were distributed by Trainer Frank Wandle. The Army varsity gave retiring Coach Biff Jones a white-gold watch. A San Francisco department store gave the Army varsity a 20 per cent discount; the cadets liked this because they are not allowed to carry much money.

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