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EVENING LEDGEB-PHILADEIiPla:iA MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1914.
PENN-CORNELL FOOTBALL GAME THURSDAY IS THE NEXT BIG EVENT ON CAIfflDAR
HARVARD'S MACHINE THE
MdST PERFECT IN COUNTRY
Crimson's Defense All-Important Factor in Games of 1 9 14
x Scasoh-Y.ilc Developed Passing Better Than Any
Opponent Haughton Believes in Running Game.
JtjVhVAnu.YALB a-TisXri ttijcortb.
?&& Harvard. Yale.
I20J.. ........ ..
By EDWABD II. BUSHNKLI.
Harvard's 1914 football team, which
burled Yale beneath a 36-0 score on Sat-
. tlrday, must bo rated as the most perfect
Machine ever developed In America.
Every man who wore the Crimson was a
finished player on the attack and on the
defense. There was no one-sided devel
' opmento anywhere. Bach man, substitute
as well as regular, fitted lilto the play like
the parts of nn Intricate machine. At the
closo of tha came, with new parts sub
stituted In many places. It was moving
alohrr with as much power and precision
na when It first rolled out on the gridiron.
This eleven played as nearly perfect foot
ball as It Is humanly possible for any
team to play. And In paying trlbuto to
the players wo should not foruet Percy U.
IlnuKhton, the head coach, and the whole
coaching system at Cambridge.
After witnessing this thrilling game, and
from What I know of the Harvard coach
ing system, I should nay that the most
Important factor In Yale's overthrow was
Harvard's defense And when the season
of 1314 Is critically analyzed by tlio lead
ing coaches of the East, particularly at
Yale and Princeton, It Is pretty certain
they will concludo that defense Is the
foundation upon which a good football
team Is built. Harvard taught the rudi
ments of- the gme and defense simulta
neously. After they were mastered It was
. an easy matter to construct an attack
which, developed along old lines, but Im
proving upon them In many particulars,
gave, the Crimson the best team In his
tory, In iomo advance comment on this gimp, the
writer remarked that tlio Issue would un
doubtedly bo determined by Harvard's defense
for Yale's Intricate lateral and forward passing
attack. That. If this could be cheqked con-
lltontly Vnlo'a wholo rirtenne would crumble,
and the Ell would then bo at tile mercy of
Harvard's devouring attack. I have always
felt that It was a fatal mistake for any learn
to overemphasize the forward pass In Its
scheme of attack, as Yale and Princeton did,
for the reason that It Is easier by far to pro
vide a defenso for this play than It Is to
gsin around with It.
if .'fi1 ine fof.wsrd ?. ss Yale tried to use,
Lii.'y'i "Ofked with the ruining and rtin
Silf.r'.1"''.. ". "sfvsrd employed these, a
wonderful attack might have resulted, ilut
fii. "1''.rr,nc,,.nn ,,0,n iMtrnert by experience
that the two styles of nttaek rannot be mixed;
iiiSi.0!,.e '? emphasised at the rxwim of the
2g?,rl 'Against such a defense as Harvard had
P. ,,l!!..oou.,',. w?rk: . '", .,l"' football season
IS too short to build u-i both.
Harvard's nttatk was built upon the rush
Inj and running game. To operate theso plays
Harvnnl had, wonderful material, better In Its
lf..51"! ,nan Vnl or I'rlnceton possessed.
iinnartl n quarlctbacks were not usert in rare
wu. V uV" 'flmson had three rtrst-strlnc
555 i"iiV.n.h.n'. "ranlee "1 Francke, and an
.hi. ,lL,,l?',w'.c.tk ,vho wp well-nlsli iinrtoii
fi.'.w'!rii'!"! ,h,,y n"",e thrusts through the
!Ln ',r 'leil around the ends. Mohan was
a?kmift if.1.11" man of tno 'our on the nt
i' "?, P"cd once more that ho Is the best
Then li'llS'" rr.,u.?' "'. 'cere's punt.
Mm of .,cr!n1naW,hCJ!',P- f,ot l"?ShllS
three to nVa ffi l5-ri uun"y added from
the Impetus ohi?; M.'L"me,'mM '". "J"
If football wrll.r. ..i.i .... .
TRIPLE TIE WILL
BE BROKEN BY
Victory for Reading Over
Trenton Means Undis
puted Possession of First
Place for "Pretzels."
.ii, ":."" l"""es.
Ylr?. VL"'r C!'1 olo a prlto to the
"".".' uiui man In ihi.
irr ,r, !a f.. .,..,--"" ",.-, na unsniinii
that llanlwiek ..! Tvr.1' ,htr9 l no ''oubt
choice. I .?,, ,.u. I .'' . helr unanimous
Ranio, ns baielinli
eno ce, His n,t ,!..! .. ,nrlr "nan mous
led Interference thiy,V "?"".'.. wll"n ''
mm. ..' 'ric" tno man win rniin....u, ,..
tlon on the end of fK !?- baU ,'rom .nl 1""
f to naln. "") llnp' nnJ r""el' illtl In
was .uro tunCa8,,0nm,alJ ,w,, . '"'"'vi 1.1m
upon to break u.?'P.nJi ?Utn ,,c lle,l
..."" i"- no wna a mittm rn-
"n top of all this Itnrdtvlrir ... .L.
as thoy ?.uaiu- V.o f."mo ?ftv?re'1 ""Vard just
ally when li i JS ",a,"lnlnir team, espccl
'" to Yale itj;...m.,,lch "uilr Harvard
on T to fumble,1 "nn "C01.1 .l0 touchdowns
other by lRrvnr.1 rn'Si il VB,e,"''n ""d "io
run after Ktiowle's i'" mad; his l.S.ynrd
yard line, but It -hf.V?,t'IeJ " ."srvard'a I
If KnowiM had 1,-5 r ,1 '? ""nled that exen
loit ih. ,i. I.'1 .1' fumbled Ynlo would hav
YALE DEVEW3PS PAS9INQ.
The retult at New Haven proved this con
tention beyond dispute. Yalo had developed
the passing- frame to a higher stato of perfec
tion than any other team In the country. It
bad beaten and scored touchdowns acalnst
very other team tho Ella had met this season,
except Washington and Jefferson, and It had
scored acalnat even thla team. The play
worked Ilka a charm aaalnat Princeton, nut of
all Yale's opponents. Harvard atone prepared
an adequate defenae for It. Harvard's schema
of defense was scientifically sound, and will
probably do more to reduce the Importance ot
this play as an Important part of football
offenio than anything else.
What Harvard started out to do was to
break up the play by Intercepting the posies,
or preventing Yale men from getting the ball
eafely on the receiving end. Hero Is how
Harvard accomplished thl,. If the ball was
i -iv ell within tho gridiron. Harvard would play
the five centre men on the line of scrimmage.
The ends would play a llttlo out and four or
flvo yards back. Tho four backs were then
spread nut so that tha wholo forwnrd pari
er the field was covered. It the ball were
cloi to tho side lines Harvard would keep
only four msn on tholIne. Then when Yale
started a lateral pass the Harvard end would
run nsrallel with the nlav. and. If possible.
would straight-arm the man carrying the bali
rather than try to tackle, him.
This was done because Harvard knew that
the Yale man would pass tho ball to his mate
. when tackled. A tackle would have taken
another man out of the Harvard defense, and
-would havo bettered the chances ot tho second
man to make his forward pass, lly not tackling
the first msn, but Interfering with hint, the
Harvard ends frequently broke up the pass
altogether, and then. It they could, they
sharply tackled the second man who recolvcd
tho lateral pass.
Legors', in particular; who tried msny of the
Icng passes down the field, made several under
most difficult conditions. Out only once did
. Yale succeed with thl, long pass, and this time
it made 40 yards, nut Harvard eventually
Intercepted a forward pass, and the march
came to an end. Tho complete manner In
-which Harvard covered the field roducsd
Yale's chances to succeed with the forward
pass to about one In 10. Then when we allow
for the advantago Harvard gained In Inter
cepting these passes and taking; the ball away
from Yale, one can't get away from' the con
clusion that the forward pass opposed to such
l defense becomes a boomeranr.
It It were possible do so develop an attack 1
hi.1, . .;"'. '""""ra
plunro and Know ..' i, . . "Iny ,vn" ft ""o
block.. when tho f!fi "1 bccn effectively
other oceasTon u...f",mb ll "5?ur". On tho
back, fumbled In mnk ..... ,Vv n-unr,-Yale's
.-I.yam i ?'" eP ss to Francko on
went through the nS 'J ,0 .'. r"'n fulllM-lc
scored hl touchdown fu.t ,V1" ,,' bn" nn''
looked to the will " .i .u '! 'nm'- " cvn
was rcH,n."blorfoCrr "he,hfuUnft,e0.,I,,,e b)' Yal
LUCK BNTCns AKENA.
thTX'inX ".".'Ir"?. .J .J"" the Series of
ended in "nr ' p ,.,CK!' m wnicli the ost
5n.i.- svpro for Harvnnl. Tlio ilrat tlmo
llnl mn essayed a drop kick wa, from r. i"
h'nt- ,UuW" fourth down? but ,ho kick
Si reenr"; ,,houh1'""'n was lucky enough
!S .. ",for n flrst down. Once more o
Tls thi,ri".i"0J7 Mh"n trlcd a drop kick
?auB,t? ru.lf1!,wn" ,"h1rt nn'1 Wilson, who
.,..,.. .; ."'"nl'led, and tho ball was litrknt
.Wnr"?r& whI, V'7 ,rw ,u""uS
fnfm thoMT.!,". "'' ""i!'. l.. tlmo
Ji ? Hi & .ww:Sd,Br,:B,'ra
All the local teams of the Eastern
Daakclbnll League will have n rest to
night. The only gamo on the schedule
for this ovenlng Is the contest between
Kcndlng and Trenton, In the latter's
cnge. No mntler what the result of that
gnmo tonight Is, their triple tic for first
Place In the race will be broken. It
may be simply reduced to a tlo between
Jasper and Do Nejl, who, with Heading,
are at the top, but If tho Heading five
can trim the Trenton men, the "Pretzels'
will be In undisputed possession or the
The tuple tie In the league race was
tno result of Saturday liln-lit'n nlnv. tin
to that time Jasper wns holding the hon
ors alone. Ilut the Jewels were beaten
nt Heading on Saturday night, TO to 21,
This put these teams on nn ciunl foot
ing, each having then won four games
nnd lost two. Whllo that contest was
being waged Do Nerl was beating Tren
ton at Musical Fund Hall. The Bcore
of thnt game was 26 to 22. At tho end
of the first half of thnt game the visitors
wero leading by tho count of 13 to 10,
but tho brilliant work of Dark, ably
assisted by "Doc" Newman nnd Joe Fo
garty. was too much for the Jerseymcn,
tt.iu ii.cj- tvere iinnuy ocaien out In a
fairly decisive mnnncr.
EASTERN LHAOUE STANDING.
Ho Nerl '. 4
Heading , 4
shots ron the dasket.
Sl?OfHS)rVfnr,1nnn,1 e! nthfetle treasuries, "i?
25'. ?!W7. y? of th'eao BSeKtSS
rnm. r, T ..-.'. -"iy u.inrs
leoHt ih.ir ..... ol New "aven. so that at
and8tn.?!j nlu'.TTeen8 f""'!'
hsvo made a total of Mlu.MO s'pent'a MSK
OVATION FOrt nrtlCKLEY
Irto'ir", fr0od Pa,d R .lWe.en.d
lLrvard amW&nCfiar,e' "--Ickley. of the
on straight football. So llrickloy, one of tho
miFSltS? tip1" playe" &" 1&
ference champion of the Jllddle West and
"Uld object properly to calling Harvard the
American champion. At the same time not
?M.nrvPiyon,rwm 'itny tno national title tb
this year's Harvard team. It Is true th it
.K.t'uTeVt ?h?Tffi.ySed " lnSSf,
uiero now remain only two Important games
before tho season of IIH4 ends. Both will b"
Played on Franklin Field. Cornell comes he?e
TSXr '?, l:lay fnnsylvanU. and on Sat
urday the University turns over Us gridiron
to the Army nnd Navy elevens, lioth games
aro likely to fill tho big amphitheatre. K$n
seat., of course, will be taken for the Army.
2Zy 5am'' but.' """He ns It may seem, the
demand for seats to aeo Penn and Cornell Is
qulto unprecedented, particularly on the part
of Cornell men. Comment on both these games
will be reserved for another day. a"es
Of the other games played on Saturday there
were no surprises. Nearly every one expected
Jfh"!.,t0 bat ffyete. for lhlgh has a
team this year which ranks among tho leaden.
Swarthmoro and Haverford tied with a field
goal for each, and It is Just as well to havo
honors even upon tho resumption of athletic
Tho smashing victory which Dartmouth won
over Syracuso was a well-deserved ending for
a great game, because this year we must rank
Dartmouth next to Harvard among the blr
teams of the East. The pity of It Is that Dart
mouth had to play so poorly against Princeton
and didn't have a chanco to meet Harvard,
IMaver nnil tnam n
Sean, Heading a
Pnnarty. Do Nerl 0
Adam,, Cnmden n
Wllkon, ureystork (1
Kiiinnier. Jasper (1
Hough, Trentnn n
Knne, Trenton n
Jlrown, t'nmden u
Dolln, Camden n
Sugaiinnn, Oreystock .. 1)
tvmnn De Nrrl 11
(leuiiik-er, 'JTcntor. ...
J nvnnaugh. Jasper ...
llnegerty, Heading ...
Dark, Do Nerl..."...
('n,hnmn, (iroyetock ..,
Klnkaldc. De Nerl
Krenan, De Nerl
U'Donnelt, Heading ....
Do Nerl . .
O. F.a. Fl.Q.
pH3jfc, '--'' JO0sielllllss9ssBWe9BiH '
TOdMUCH DEFENSE CAUSED
-Neither Eleven Dispiadiniety Mf-
nova Has Successful Season-Crowell, Lafayette Coach,
Deserves Great Credit for Team's Showing.
CAPTAIN PAUL WEBB, OF NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL
He will lead his gridiron warriors in the Gimbel trophy championsh'ip
event Wednesday, and will no doubt give a good account of himself.
-' V? basketball fans have showed
Si:n ,.a."c.mI?.n" 3' '?. Eastern-
r- -- -"-fc ,iwj n.ni a Close
i'S'ol.0 cr,'lotnM';,,,h" Ply the Sost popular
?." '"f.1. '.?? ,he .?" teams havo he?n
Hall Ave. " we" "' ths Musical Fund
Penn will get down to hard work In (h.
o?Kihi",a"ernoon' Preparing for tho open taj
of hJ college season. The great number of
candidates for the team this year ha. asf
surod Coach Jourdet of a ftve Vhleh shoSi'd
own against the best In the Inter-
incidentally, It might bs
noted that tho I'tnn hn.k..V,'ii ,-'.'.'A"'- ."
eomotlmes. as abovn mnv.n r . . .KL " "X
l'enn has no cago In which to play basketbail
ihi tV,.tTfS 'nt .,h. slight du-erslon from
T,,B..?VMl cJiostfr State Normal School has
a rattling good baaketball team thla season. It
VJ!?'?1, '." St' def,at when beaten by th"
Philadelphia School of Pedagogy five, 20 to 18.
Dirk's great Improvement has helped Ds
Nerl wonderfully, the fans have shown their
appreciation of his work on the floor by Vvlnx
him moro applause than any other member if
The De N'erl Reserves, one of the best first
class teams In Philadelphia, would like to
arrange games with all teams of thla class
cither at home or away. Their home games are
Played a preliminaries to tho Kastern League
f am,f. ay.cd at M","1"1 Puna Hall. AmSng
the'D Nerl reserve players are: Teddio Wcln
?,''"' ...ca,pt?'n r .the Southern High School
basketball team; "yank" Weinberg and "Dot.
iu..il0".e.nf'WvM ,eams wlshlne games will
please address the manager, Harry Passon, 037
1 orter street.
Busy Wofrk Ahead for Qermantown
Boys This Week.
Germnntown Hoys' Club headquarters
will be tlio sccno of n number of soccer
contests this week. Tho Indian Lcnguc
Tomorrow Seminole vs. Senecn.
Wednesday Cherokee vjj, Cheyenne.
Thursday Dakota vs. Iroquois.
Tho Electric Light League schedule fol
Tomorrow Worklnemen vs. Garfield.
Thursdny Seniors vs. Penn Reserves.
Tho soccer schedule at tho Germantown
Boys' Club for Wednesday, November 23,
7H5 p. m. Germantown Boys' Club vs.
Thanksgiving Day soccer events will
be 03 follows:
10 n. m. Germantown Boys' Club vs.
Germnntown Cricket Club, at Manhelm;
I'nlaskltown vs. Smearsburg (6th annual
gamo), en playground.
2:30 p. in Dartmouth vs. Lafayette (G.
B. C. Junior League gnmo), on play
ground. 3:15 p. m. Seniors vs. Ponn Itcserves
(G. B. C. Eolcctrlc Light League game),
Ground Conditions Forbid
WEST'l'OlNT, Nov. 2.1. with the crldlmn
a quasnilro .which freezes Jisrd each night nnd
thaws out during tho succeeding day. a moot
discouraging outlook faces the Army men In
their final preparations for tho Navy game
next Saturday. lixcept for the Springfield
gamo .Saturday tho .Army cloven has hnd no
outdoor work since last Wednesday.
Unless the weather turns warm nnd drv
thero Is very llttlo prospect of tho team got-
..... .. v.....,.,, iu i-iEn unipcr up in tno open
before It leaves for Philadelphia, for every
,'equaro foot of ground In the vicinity Is cov
ered with enow and Ice. To risk play on the
field In Its present condition would seem fool
hardy nnd no chances will bo taken at this
NAVY MEN UNPLACED
GREAT YEAR FOR
HAS BEEN ENDED
Newark, Del., Trainer and
Driver of Light Harness
I Horses Has Record of 46
To finish the light harness-racing sea
,qn with it wins and only eight times
unplaced out of S3 starts Is a record of
hlch any horseman might well feel
proud, but that is what the younstralner
nil driver, Herman It. Tyson, of New
ark. Pel., did this year. This Is not only
the best season that Tyson has had, but
in. winning; first money In 46 races comes
Very near establishing the record for the
United States for 1914, If any other driver
has done as well statistics have not been
Ot the SS starts, Tyson was first 43
times, second 21, third 8, and fourth 4,
'With only S times unplaced.
Tha horses that Tyson had with him this sea
win were Ilasebud MeKlnney, 3:12U: Dick
r- Wottu, 2 11U; Sadie Penn. 2:itl'.t; Miller Day.
i:UM, KarooU, 3:10)4: Zombro Itrx, 2:liU;
- -l4.ln lh Ureat. 2:13!ij Mackinaw. 2;21),
alt trotters, Jewph K. S.. 2:13H; Joa Promise.
K:loVi. and drace Mlehasl. V:14U. pacers.
;. tlecetnul JlcKlnney won 10 of bis starts and
Wis second In the other one. lis was & pacer
Until tola year, and last season bad a pacing
record of 2.13. lie will tx satsred in some f
the Urge stakes next season.
Tysan la to winter his atahl tif liArui a.i
ft.owtrk. Del., sad. in addition to those named
SjH,te, will bave Direct Spy, who was shtopfci
jap from North Carolina, and BrrfllUht.
2:10H. a pacer, that will likely be a eeaaUtsat
Wianar In lfilS iivsr the half.mlla inc'.i.
Btac Buy 1 a trettsr, a ad in bis only race Bi
Personal Touches in Sports
woa ia I.ihH,.
AllSTABS SPLIT TWO
, HAN FRANCUQft Nov. S8,-Tbe AIl-Aov-
u aea Aii-,iueAiM aivi m. eauMc-
yssKeraay. im AM suae, otayed at
.at-Ntlooals took tbs swmtd. gjaye.1
U to 3. 11m uuu will leava for Built.
0Btrali Slevcn Wia
111, dps., Nov, 38. CeairaUs strip-
is ot hm iuu cowoiy mm tan
rewsranr. to 9. was tsut
Predictions came true on tha Harvard-Tale
game, though the overwhelming defeat of the
Bulldog- was rather a great surprise to most
followers of football. The SO to 0 defeat was
tho worst the Yalemen ever suffered, and Is
about the highest tribute to be paid the most
remarkable gridiron machlno that has ever
sported tha Crimson, The Klls were com
pletely crushed, and it certainly was a sad
day for the supporters Tho Tale "bowl,"
about which so much bas been written, was
packed to ita capacity, and another football
record was established when 70,035 persons
witnessed the contest, Yale hasn't a single
pit of solace. If only one touchdown could
navo been made, the bitterness of 4he defeat
might not have been so stinging. Once Yale
inaue a mamincenc .enrort to score, and had
tho ball on Han art's 5-yard line, onlly to
have hopes dsshed to earth when a fumblo
sensational US-yard run for a touchdown. Tills
play was the most remarkable one of the game,
Wh her .jeci.iv, defeat of Yale. Harvard has.
rightfully, undisputed claim to the American
football championship. It plsased the throng
at the cams to see Urlckley In togs, and he.
the greatest of American footbsll plsyers, had
the genuine pleasure ot converting a touch
down Into a goal. He made no attempt at a
Held goal, though his presence in tbs isst
period completely baffled Yale. Fake kick, for
mations were skilfully tried with Urlckley's
aid, though the expected never happened.
Swarthmere and Haverford elevens battled
to a a-8 tie Saturday, and, of course, neither
of the warring band of athletes Is entirely
happy and satisfied. However, each team de
clares the final reckoning next year will be
most satisfying. If the gam In 1013 is one
half so well played there need be no sorrow
on enner siae, regaruieas or tne issue. Sat
urday's came was a thrilling one from every
angle, ana two squids never named more
earnestly. It was rather a singular coincident
that both well-trained messes should hays
scored a field goal la the fourth and Anal
Lehigh a ad I-afayette furnished a treat at
Fat ton tliat will long be remembered, by the
thousands who saw it. LehUh won. IT to 7,
but tbls aeoro does not indicate the cloaeaets
or the fltrcsBSss of the play. It was tha third
straight victory for J-eblgb over their ancleal
lluhleobwg aad VllUuava weat to a tie In
their alash at Vfnauovs. The teams, aesordtag
td IBs optalett ef those wb wutwssed 4se
gams, was ijSs of tbs best they nave over
p4d. The 0-0 seers laikats. some.
wsat, how -well tnstrhsd the asgrMatloas were.
Hatfanl Haul mabCi lis Illffl.lMrf fen kj. in Una
f for a score, but save tlou (bey were beid for
la ibis gs4 td town of ours Iters is an
aMtletle eiatb tfcat bas mad a splsndld raoord
is football IMS yar. Th Vluceaie Club
eieesn, Va its osfit quiet war. has put up soma
resaarkaHe) fcwfuM. Saturday Its defeat et
Us IWtaw PlsM Slab was another laasel added
te iB ee-llevtlsa. Tba aarne was olavad tar
sweet charity's ask, and It is pUssias to
sole that a sldrble sura was raUd tot
tbs trutauat si tubercular ebiUren at tbs
a Ammu st&epnai at Atlantic city.
big "C" wearers having the splsndld team
ecors of 88, compared with the second, Har
vard, with 7T. Pennsylvania made a sorry
showing, getting fifth place In the totallnr.
Tlio rtcd and Blue runners had been picked to
finish in second place. Totter cleverly earned
the individual title as champion of the counTrV!
ills work this fall has been moet consistent
T.hI,1.50.,;"1J.,Fck.1".!nt"t th " repre
sented tto Ithaca Institution in many years.
.hT, "' Hfi a,'" t,am ,rom Australia won
the lx-day bicycle event In New York. The
Kancaroo" riders beat out the Swedish.FolIsh
ffilJ'lK.1, nn?y. Alfred Gouilet and Alfred
CJrenda, Tasmania, the victors, created a sen-
ftfl t lAtl ssa ttaiea sha.1 a 111 -.. .
iTn... . .v , " mau nunng tne last
hour of tho week's awful grind. The Ameri
can pair. -Fred" mil and "Joe" rSg'er.
proved a disappointment, as they were tied for
fourth honors. This Yankee combination look
ed like the strongest one In the ranks until tho
final sprint. The contest this yesr was tha
most remarkable ever held In New York, as
the riders early maintained a pace that was a!.
roon superhuman. Unlike many other races
of a similar sort the riders on the very first
?.14,noA.reerYe.th,lr nry. hut started out to
"pull the cork" of their opponents at the out
set. Few persons save those who have been la
actual contests csn Imagine tbs terrific strain
under which the men labored. Even the men
who ride seem to bo numbed at the thought,
for they come back for more the following
year. It is wonderful to see what the well
tralacd human body can endure.
Twelve football players have been killed dur.
lng the seanon about to close. A study of
ih"..,u.! indicates that the well-trained college
football player is not so often fatally Injured.
Of the twelve who have been killed only two
on either aid, regardless of the Issue. Bat- :Kr..tJt,K"' ""' ?.ne report luat
ir i--:-. -.r" -- w ... ,.M,iM .utv. onn
scaooi ooys, who in most rases have been Im-
SSvJl H?-4 ?r wh0 weIe Physically unfit
for this roost strenuous of pastimes. There
Is no denying that the American style of. play
demands the most rugged constitutions. It is
? 'J.hff.ii w!akk tadu; ? ,nto "UCB branch
of athletics, whsr his chances of serious In
jury Kre so great, comparatively. In our ex
p!?!'nc .w? hve ,e,n a number of football
athletes Injured, and the majority of these
cases where the hurt was serious, it has been
tba man who .would "not listen to reason. It
requires sn Iron constitution to sund the
?B8?t;S'V?",l,0tt1; work on th football fleW.
lmlAh.tf.wfl1 ror m ' t0 heed thead
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Coaches Tot to Decide on Gridiron
Men for Positions.
ANNAPOLIS. Nov. 2.1. Tlio Naval -Academy
coaches havo still to detormlno the occupants
ot several of the positions on tho team which
will meet the Armv eleven ftlturdav. nnd nrp
confronted with tho fact that hard scrimmages
are Inadvisable owing to fhe dancer of Injuries
or overtraining to tho players who must bear
the brunt of the battle. They will choose
largely upon the work of the team in recent
games and practices.
It appears certain that Miles will start the
game at quarter and Illodgett at one of the
halves, but either Falling or Craig may start
at the other half and Hates may be chosen
ovor Hf- Harrison at fullback. The choice at
right end was very doubtful up to,Saturday,
but T. Harrison's work lir catching forward
passes will probably give him the preference
over Jackson, Moran and Fischer. The work
nf Kennedy at left tackle has not b-en satis
factory, nnd he may be supplanted by Mc.
Football Teani Will Leave for Atlan
tic City Tonight.
ITHACA, Nov. in. Tho Cornell football team
Is In splendid physical condition for tho game
with Pennsylvania. The men have completed
their herd preparations nnd firo awaiting the
XI? .to . Atlantic City, which precedes tho
Thanksgiving JJny game. The equad of 27
players will -ieavo here tonight for tho sea
shore, and Tuesday and Wednesday will be
spent ehlclly in recreation. Slgnnl drills will
bo held In tho morning of Tuesday and
After lylns dormant for n. decade, the
spirit of gridiron rivalry which has ex
isted between Swnrthmore and Haver
ford since 1879 has been revived. The
tlo 6nme, three to three, which these
elevens played, on' Saturday wns tho best
thing that could havo happened for the
Interest In the frame In this section. Had
either team won by n, decisive score, or
even by a small count, tho followers
Of tho winning eleven Would have tnken
less Interest in tlio game In the future.
That neither wns nble to win Is accounted
for In a largo mcasuro lo tho over
development of the defense to the exclu
sion ot offense.
In a rudimentary way, Haverford
showed more football knowledge than
tho rjnrnet. This wns shown by the re
pented use of the forward pass by the
Main Liners. But they .were not suffi
ciently skilled In Its nxecutlon to break
down tho defense whicu coocn uicg anu
his assistants had built up nt Swarth
moro. Tho fact that both slovens wero
lacking In a strong versntllo attack
proves thnt much tlmo had been spent
in constructing a good defenso.
It Haverford could havo followed her
forward passing with effective plunging
and end running, Swarthmoro would havo
had to yield ground and a touchdown
would have been Inevitable, On the other
hand. It tho Garnet eleven could hare
opened up the Haverford defense by ef
ficient two of the forward pass, her
plunging gnmo would have given her tho
victory. But both lacked one esscntlnl
clement on tho offense, henco they were
unable to pound the enemy into bud
mlsslon. Throughout the game, tho ball wns largely
btlweerr tho two ,l.l-yar! lines. That each
cloven was able to get within kicking distance
of tho gnnl In the final period, was due mainly
xo tuo wcnKemng ot tne ueicnse miner man
to any surprising strength In the attack.
Bworthmoro's poor showing this season was
tho rosult of too much dependence on an In
dividual Inst season. In lni.l, most of Swarth
morn's power iny In Fred tlelg. The ground
gaining plays were built around him. Ho was
a wonderfully clover nnd powerful performer,
henco with him out of tho line-up this year, the
problem of developing a strong tenm without
a main cog was too much, particularly as the
material wns not at hand. Oleic this bmifom
hns proven thnt ho Is a good conch, but he wns
moro valunblo as a player, because ho was a
great exponent of the game, and as ho had
no nno to tnke his placo this season, his work
as the team's tutor appears far worse than It
VILtaNOVA DID tVEL,L.
Taking Vlllanova'n season oa a whole, the
tenm did well. Tho scoreless tie on Saturday
with Muhlenberg was somewhat disappointing,
but tho Allcntown boys proved themselves
northy opponents, and It was their strength,
moro than Vlllnnova'a weakness, which pre
vented tho latter from even making a score.
Any team which can Play sufficiently good
football to hold I-ohtglt to 14-3 score and
Lafayette to In points Is a good machine.
Muhlenberr? did not appear nearly as stronz
ngnlnst tho South Ilcthlchem and Knston
clovcns ns VUlannva. Naturally, comparative
scores are not conclusive for basing any kind
of calculations on relative strength. At the
snmo time. Lafayette and Lehigh dofcatcd
Muhlenberg far morn decisively and with much
greater easo than they did vlllanova.
In tho Muhtenbcrg-vlllanova gnmo the same
! BiEff uVoeiS'S concentrate
offense which would overpower i
o-rsn n BIDH LINKS,
the man whose work showed to best advsrn
tsge In the Lafayette-Lehlgh game was n the
side lines. Ills name Is Wilmer Croweil. H
i. travette's coach. While not wishing to de
!;f In ihs least from the splendid playing et
Dick Diamond. WeldonSntf Blackburn, any
S who saw the splendid performance of the
Maroon and WhlteP against the Drown and
White could not fall to rl?l "'V',1';
team work of the former was the big factor
V.&!a,aWoUw1ffi',.t ouarter an
Canail ami Iloban In .v'toUimfor.
ti-hih would reflect credit on any institution,
n the country. Individually this eleven wail
superior to the Lafayette team by a far
Siater ral to than the score of the game. 1. ..
fmllcateJ, ' Add to, thl. Individual prowess
good tenm work and you have a team JvhlcB
SrfinnVr should defeat Lafayette's wenkento
eleven by five or six touchdowns.
Hut Lehigh did not win by five or six touch
downs, much to the surprise of many follow
ers. Hho won by one touchdown and n. tleW
goal. The persistent stand rnKtehytlwhtUr'
ette tenm on the defense and its brilliant at
tack In the final period of the game Saturday
was wonderful, considering tho material
Coach Croweil hsd to work on. and for this
reason tho bulk of tho credit for that splendid
showing should go to the coach.
When nconch begins the season with cer
tain men on his eligible list he naturally maps
out his season's work with tho Idea that those
men will be prepared to do their best work
for him. Ily somo unfortunate trick of fata
seven of tho Lafayette varsity men were in
capacitated by typhoid fever. This made It
necessary for Croweil to Jump In after the
season had gotten well under way and de
velop new men for tho vacant positions. The
task wns a colossal one. but It was met by a
man with a colossal football brnln nnd ons
who Is neither unduly discouraged by adverse
circumstances, nor unsecmmgiy eiaiea oy suc
cess. HVEUY MAN IN PLAT.
Like Glenn Warner, the Carlisle Indian
roach, Croweil believes thnt every man on tho
n-1,1 itmitii i,a In verv ntav on the offense.
That Is one of the many sound football Ideas
which has brought him success, Warner has
said that Ifi tho opponent Is fooled by a trick
play, the effectiveness will be nulled unless
the runner Is protected. Croweil has followed
this same plan. He has a largo "repertoire"
ot bewildering plays which he has taught the
Lafayette tenm and It wns noticeable In the
Lehigh game thnt no matter how far the
Ilrown and White might be thrown off Its
guard by a deceptive play, the Lafayette run
ner was always well protected with Inter
ference. Croweil has taught his men two Important
things whnt to do and how to do It. There
nre mnny coaches In the country who waste
valuablo tlmo with their teams by dcllvcrlnj
blackboard tnlks. but who fall to tench the
men how to bundle themselves on the field In
the execution of plays which have been thus
graphically explained. The blackboard system
Is all right as far as It goes, but players can
not be taught football by this method alone.
Tho field Is one of tho best-known places to
teach football fundamentals, for It is there
that the games are generally played. Croweil,
having noted the fact some time ago that
games were played on the Held, drills his mtn
there, nnd thanks to this, plus his abundant
and sound technical knowledge of the game,
he has proved himself ons ot the greatest of
the country's coaches.
CRIMSON MEN GRADUATE
Ells Want Hlnkejr Again
NBW 1IAVBN. Conn.. Nov. Sl-Although
Sla'si football lutn wh. ...JL.J. ?.. iVVT:"
defeat at the hluas of 'lUrVard I fuSSl",?
rday far next sea.
?AL:? WW .d.? t7-1!
A Urge s-atherinr of Yale's star Elayera
"T JFW IO
YALE MAT P1AY DARTMOUTH
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. S3. n wna
learned at the Ynlo football headquarters yo,.
S?,?Jtty ih5t,,hB Klla w" " a place on the
JBI5 echedulo to Dartmouth.
neTvhowL1""'11 e"m ' ,0 b0 payci ln ,h0
Yale has never met Dartmouth In football,
and It Is expected thnt tho game would draw
a dandy crowd as tho Hanoverians have a big
following all through New Kngland.
Dartmouth played Harvard until n few years
ago, but tho Crimson dropped them.
TJ. S. Marines Wins
ATLANTIC C1T1, Nov. 23. -The United
States battleship Missouri, of Leaguo Island
Philadelphia, defeated tho Melroso A. C on
the gridiron hero yesterday afternoon, by a
seoro or 13 to 0. Tho Jackies outweighed tho
shore lads lu pounds per man. and hnd little
difficulty in breaking .through tho line for sub
stantial gains. Iiremmer, Vnu-sthn nnd Durness
starred for tho visitors, figuring well In all
,n. '.'.'"i1"1! attraction of tho afternoon tho
Vail V. C. defeated tho Melroso ln aoccer, 2
Shamokin Wins Title
SirAMOKIN Ta.. Nov. 23,-The Bhnmokin
A. A. football team defeated the South End
eleven yesterday for tho championship of the
city, 0 to 0. Williams, quarterback for Sha
mokin A. A suffered a fractured leg.
Coach Haughton Will Lose Many
Stars From His Team.
CAMnniDOE, Mass,, Nov. 23. With the
10H season closed successfully by the victory
over Yale. Harvard football enthusiasts are
surveying tho material for next season.
Head Coach Percy D. Naughton, ln his
eighth year us mentor of tho Crimson's foot
ball teams, and tho last ono under his present
contract, will lose most of the men who work
ed for Harvard's success at New Havon. Only
three of tho eleven men who started tho gamo
will return to college. Fifteen of tho'twenty
flvo players who won their letter will be lost
to the team.
TO ENTERTAIN AT
Cost University $03,148 to Hun Ath
letics Xast Year.
r,mT wCA.'i ,N.,V- ?'7H cost Cornell 103,118 to
f n 1 f;ia.5llle.,lca a?.1 year nlMl th0 Income of
tho Athletic Association was ISJO.HS, according
ah?. "nanclal, statement of tne year onded
August 31. marin nnh n h Tn.. .,.-,. Z..
53000 was Incurred mainly through the cost of
permanent Improvements to property. Football
brought in $.1(5,000 and cost (I.WK)j track nnd
J.0.100. It cost 115,000' lo develop the crew
t??nArcoePts e fOO- Comefl also spent
J1..00 on bnathouee improvements and S1000 ln
boat biilldlng. Hasebnll cost $13,809 and
brought In 1.200. Direct undergraduate sup
port through (ho purchase of season tickets
5l2,,i?ht Li nbout ?20,O0O. Spring day showed
Hoppe Outclassed Inraan
VANCOUVFIt, n. C Nov. 23. Willie
llopiie, balkllne champion or the world, out
classed Melbourne lnman. English billiard
champion. In two sessions at the balkllno game.
In the afternoon Hoppe ran BOO to Inman's
8.1, while the evenlnj result was; Hoppe, BOO;
SCHOLASTIC NEWS AND NOTES
Plans were wider way jester
Beet aM bat aUrd aauaa ever viuuuail I
m M saw af fine mm toart sea. I A iroHeted. tfea Cora Ueivetettr eras
mm mom, wmmM m li&WP!misTM u 4ia
- ,. .nnpM .-y r - WfW 1lm9mq&
Blaer days dUeu.,.3 toformaUy toe ioaeti;
again wutt ear. The sUeottsa of a &a
rests with too captain of the turn.
Stewards Favor Shprt Course
NBW YOBK. Nov. 2B.-Aaooui
mads oara iHtarrfav ft.. h ...
niffii' "&" at r.
w n. mw v. p. mrt-wiie eaa
tPMlStl Of tmu tailu. and tkal
U to Ms)et4 te Um elusit.
wms im wm
CHAMPION POTTER,' OF
This great cross-country runner
won the American collegiate title
at New Haven Saturday, defeat
in the pick of the WU and dale
men. The Cornell athlete's efforts
this fan has been a source of joy
The eyes of the scholastic followers here
are focused on Houston Field, Twenty
ninth and Cambria streets, where Central
High School and Northeast High School
elevens clash on the gridiron Wednesday
afternoon In tho deciding match for tho
Ellis Gimbel trophy, symbollo of the Phil
adelphia scholastic football championship,
By a victory over West Philadelphia,
msn school each eleven has earned tho
honor of battling: for the cup. Although
the scores made by the Northeast and
Central against the West Phillies differ by
ono point, the former team Is belng'plcked
ns the favorite fn Wednesday's mutch.
The leaders of both elevens, Paul Webb,
of Northeast, and "Dill" Stephens, of Cen
tral, have their respective aggregations
drilled to tho minute for the fracas. The
teams will practice today and tomorrow.
One of tho hardest fought nnd most int
terestlng battles In years should ensue
when the-squads get together.
Humors have It that "silks" Saxe, the for
mer l'enn basketball player, who developed
a scholastic championship five at Bout hern
High Hehool last year, will coach Northeast's
cage men this, swson. The downtown team
-was one of the. best quintets that has repre
sented a school for many years. Because ot
nnanciai aiineuiuw. aaxe resigned his posi
tion at Southern.
Jay Smith, Southern High's all-round ath
letic star of last season, who was barred from
further scholastic atbletlo competition when he
slufged a referee, during a dispute ln a
Scholastic Dasketball league came, has turned
professional, lie will assist Doctor Kerr In
ooaeblnp the downtown basketbail team. Fol
lowing Smith's suspension from athletics, he
curtailed his course at Southern. He la play
ing professional basketball now. Jay re
ceived his Utter for every branch of sport,
including basketball, football, baseball and
track, at Southern. Smith Is known among
the downtown schoolboys as the "White
Qeyer. the Pens Charter halsbaolc. whs)
featured greatly In th Utile OuakeTs1 easy
.vltUsry owr asfnaiilewn Academy lii the
float ilBteraead state League unm, give prom
tee to develop lmti a wonderful player. He
s&wed remarkibU speed in eJuUni end
ruw ana. alec suds eiauy galas sn Ium dUss
. Captain Duaa. Ce
lJ4fr. 1. stfll iaet
aa the Crlmian and
it ?" to ?' u8. t0 .h required mark Tn
Mm studies i b4 WU .probabW don bisHwece?
Stilt fir the IM at Decambsr. rSusa win
country team, victory over Kortheast In Tslr
mo.un Park In their annual race The West
,I,.h.'."yJ.rSnn." .were In nno fetUe snd had
little difficulty In displaying their supremacy
Haymond Collar, who covered the course (fret
was pushed .hard by his teammate novee
throuehout ths race ond baly beat him out
nXish. ePectacul T'"" JW yrds"from the
'Sam" Robideau and "Wil
lie" Beecher Are Stellar
Attractions in Main Bout
New York against Philadelphia, will bs
Harry Edward's fistic presentation at tho
Olympla A. A. tonight. The two best
lightweights in theso cities will meet, and
It should bo a royal battle. "Sam" Itobi-
denu will represent the City of Brotherly
Love, while. "Willie" Beecher will carry
the colors of Gotham. Tho New York rep
resentative has just returned from n high
ly successful Western trip, and his ad
mirers believe he will have no troubla
with Itobldeau. This is the complete
Main bout-"Sam" Itobldeau, Philadel
phia, vs. "Willie" Beecher. New York.
Semlwlnd-up-Horry Smith. Philadel
phia, vs. "Mickey" Donley, Newark,
Third bout-"Jlm" Perry. Pittsburgh, vs.
"Georgie" Evans. Philadelphia.
Second bout-"Sammy" Decker. Phlla
delphla, vs. "Young" Sharkey, Beadlnsr.
"Fi"' bnlUt"Tj'"i)b' Philadelphia, vs.
"Abe" Sherman, Catlfornia.
J3.JTtm MeCaMjr, the Los Angeles pr
motsr, has any Intention of Invading JJisJ
OJHs with puglllstlo Ideas, ha will need
Crescent oitv. M"-I,T,.V?",?aers in. the
will lead hie eli
iiVif .!cr general,
1 High School's socrer
ft '?. '" M pojsUioa
vt.a. na in wortc-
i eroti country
Males Read, th Nnrtliaatt.
romped hjuae first in the annual
iKSSi!" Ji ""Si' sar
ran a prdtty ra? anj
lUiri DM, llu ,. ra.
1olU? "fc" besdnd thV" record
win lead hie eleven against the team rioSii
sentlng Moorestuwn Academy on tha la it K
Held Wednesday afternoon. The local eoccft!
QOUIiLET AND GRENDA WINS
Soccer Qames arllsr
.h01?, i,0Hrt Challenge Cup Commutes o
e,.Lnlie,8t.ate ot America Football ! visSf
clatien decided at a meeting held it ffs NiSISt
way Central Hotel. New -?o?k' thlt in fum
all cup matches should start at 2 So
Several protests were heard th mn.t i
Wrtant being the awarding if the Tame o
the Urlcklayers and MssonV' P. (?.. nni.r
cago. against tno Hyde I'ark Blu.a Vn -tT?'.?'
.b,h.I,l",r Iss-Vlng the fle Id. asrtf;
tlmt the light was not sufficient to flnlsb thf
game contrary to the opinion of th" referee.
After Basketball dames
The Delaware Boys' Club would like to
arrange basketball games with first.ctass
?...twt0W,n. teams' havln ha8 hd of
ferlng a fair guarantee. Addresa 11 A
OHna Beats Cochran
. Shoot at Point Breeze
The South Philadelphia Oun Club win ,,
live bird aad blue rook matabes Tit hLl'i.,wU
ant fallsy Hotel, riixt to at Brsss.
Penrose erry road, oa Thaiv.ilirf '&.: P5"k
Crescent City. "No outsider "wilThi S.Si.S "S
boxing show in tnlMown? 'robots
dowr. here.. I've strugTried through V? K..5
dcT,rdTortorlcn1.ne to be ,n on tEe hves"'
THAOEY DEFEATS MOItOAW
SOCCER TEAMS TIED
Penn and Princeton on Even Terms la
to?enbnmyerV.nw';.h ,Sc".n,,,1,,hlr,n "
championship race. lUrtaVd ? -,h". "1t
The standlnV th'iYea'ml 5ffislgS;
Pts. P. r.
I Edi Haroyouhearclaboutar I
INDIANS' CONDITION BETTER
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