Sport: Football, Oct. 26, 1931

The move to make football combat Depression reached official status last week when Owen D. Young, chairman of the President's committee to mobilize relief resources, asked all U. S. football-playing colleges to devote the receipts of one game, regular or postseason, to unemployment relief. In the East, two football "tournaments" were organized.

Said Owen D. Young: "This is about the only kind of thing which the students of our schools and colleges can do to aid in the work. . . . The precedent of responding to . . . a national emergency is...

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