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?craac GAGNON POOREST SHORTSTOP IN INTERNATIONAL LOOP, AVERAGES DISCLOSE
' OF BASEBALL
itMr hipMi to to Ksep
to Good Humor
To? MXm of all modern
to Nfcfc AKrock. When
I place in Use, all
nd fall back. Nick
Mi crown from
it aaaou that
fct ha <iwt riga '??"
?0 ??. Ban "
Nick amend fool
frotf Germaay was
"* to Chariattao
lt was 1?13 ami
Griff waa determined that Ms
tonm was going to got some
Metiea if H was only In wild
thrwws aad sore arms. 80 ha
Wd thsm out early shoveling
pw.. That afternoon they
Mttod fansoea. Germany was
raarhfn* them on snowahoes.
Ha had a narlor stove strapped
?1 his back, hot Griff refused
to take any hints.
That same day one of Vlr
?fnia'a nameraoa college frm
tartltiao waa initiating fresh
Mi into their aiystle circle of
" pins and hat-band
Be of their
Wbsn ha scam
_ hack to Griff. plsy
groundi, ha tied Spring prac
tice an Into hilarious cramp*.
Ho waa riding ?a Georgia
??la baa ha aids, Mr. Mala waa
?tad every calor of some
Pa prirmte rainbow. Nick
?toartag Mm by kia tail
alao wearing the male'*
bMnkora. Male bad four
??- shoaa ea aad a Washing
ton baaabal] cap. There were
ftmr slada harnaaaed to him,
alad laaded with rapidly
. After that exhibition Griff
?ad to call off practice.
It was Nick's initial bast into
*k*w basineaa. Anything
tkat Germany did after that
mf faded nowherea. That
the two of 'em (ot to
Tfaniied the fa
of Altrock and
r, which coatinned in
wntil poor oM Germany
FOURTH FOE IN
Anacostia Midgets Turn Back
St Martin's Quint by 30 to
WO emmet were played yes
_~Catholie League, the St
Twaaa Midgets stretching their
yUrttiig streak to four in a row
Jy defeating St Martin's Midgets,
?0 to 9, while the Immaculate
SajJSSaw1 quint won from St.
winning over St Martin >
Awt dribblers the Tereaians con
J terras with the AJoy
tor flrat place. The
of Braxeroi and Meredith
?d the suardtns of Mudd featured
toe Saints' play. FltsgeraM and
IT Played the beat came for the
U?i up and summary
- Twwa. St. Martin *.
SHU".' ... .rwwtrt FttlftraM
. forward TV .air
Ma Wtoaa....Crater Tally
Mttltstlana. St. T?r?aa ?Jmrry^StUl"
tar Johnny Nalllcan. Layey for
r*<; W. Martin?p. Smith for Pita.
J?Sj^,02?h ">? Maradlth (?).
"iL'lf"- 2>r+~<-?< <?>. Pltaearald.
F??l saale?Mealy. | out
quint tailed to
? pstot in the second of the
i with the Immaculate Concep
? Forward . Jtllroy
? ?Cantar Mleklar
YOU KNOW ME. AL
BY RING LARDNER
And Now George
Says He Won't Be
They are having a deal of
difficulty getting some one to
take the job as head of Can
non's players' association. Burns
opines he does not want it.
Frank Frisch recently turned
it down, too.
PICKED TO WIN
Southeast Eleven to Use New
Plays in Tomorrow's Cham
THE Mohawk Preps will *?
vamp their usual style of
play in the game tomorrow
afternoon at Union League Park
against the Stanton A. C. for the
145-pound football championship.
During this week's practice,
which was confined mostly In
doors. due to the weather. Coach
Tepco Durlty drilled his squad on
Coach Durlty fee is that his team
cannot afford to use the same
tactics against the Stantons as
they have in their other frames
this year in defending the 145
title. For the past four Sundays
the Stantons have been idle, while
their foes were brushing aside
The Stantons were not altogether
idle, either. They were on hand
at the last four games played by
I their Southeast rivals and were
not overlooking a bet In scouting
a trick or tw^that they expected
the Little Hawks would use to
morrow afternoon. This prompted
Durlty to adopt new formations.
Past performances of the teams
this season makes the Hawks the
favorite in the championship cissb.
Except In the game against ,the
Big Hawks, the Preps were not
scored on. Also they drfeated the
~ 7 to 0. after the latter
u- ? um
CANDIDATE FOR JOB WITH GRIFF
HAD TOUGH YEAR IN FIELDING
Former Holy Cross Star Erred Twenty-Six Times In
Sixty-Five Games While Serving His Apprentice
ship On the OToole Circuit Last Season.
IF "Chick" Gagnon, Holy Crosa+^nd erred on twenty-six of them
graduate, hopes to keep his *"- ?" ~
name on Clark Griffith's pay
roll next season ha most polish
up on his fielding.
Official fielding averages of the
International League, released yes
terday. * ho wed that Gagnon who
la coming here touted as a sure
fixture on Griffith's reconstructed
1923 edition of Nationals, was the
worst short-fielder on the OToole
circuit last season.
That is. he was the poorest
fielding shortstop, according to
the figures. It must be admitted.
for an average of .171. Of the
twenty-two fielders in the league
he was last in the standing.
If an All-International League
team was selected on fielding
alone, the line-up would be as fol
Edward Onslow. Toronto first
base. .194; Max Biahop. Baltimore,
second base. .$$4: Andrew Ander
Toronto, third base. .968;
John J. Boley Baltimore, short
stop, .957; Donald Donelson, Jer
sey City, outfielder, with .9S1;
? Jamee McAvoy, Baltimore, catch
however. that a baseball player's jer, 981. While six boxmen hold
value is not Judged by his fielding perfect averages, the honor of
Chick, who was shifted from the
Detroit Tigers to George Stailings,
at Rochester, played in sixty-five
games. He handled SOS chances
leading the pitchers in fielding be
longs to Fred Carts, Reading, who
In thirty-three games handled
ninety-three fielding chances with
Nam* and Club. Thr. G. P.O.
Onslow. Edw. Tto.L 131 I4t7
Botmley. J.L-. Syr L 11? 1141
Bralnard. Fr. Nwk R 11 114
Poat. 8. O.. Rrtg. . . L ?? 741
Millar. Edw.. Buf. R 12 799
Damrau.H R..J.C.. .R it i?i
Vlck. H A.. Syr.. . R It 112
Bantley. J.W ,B4|...L 141 ISIS
Pahlsnan. O . Rdf.L 14 S7S
A. E. P C.
? 4 10 194
? 1 10 .9924
14 1 .9922
44 9 9S9
49 10 .9812
11 2 .9179
82 It 9171
Name and Club. Thr. O.
Merkle. P.. Roch. R 141
Walker. J.. Nwk. .R 87
Mc<*urdy. H H .Syr R 24
KHI?*y. Wm.H. Buf.. R 89
Holt. J. E. M.. J.C..L 149
Lefler. Wade.Nwk R 47
Styles. Wm.. Baits. R It
Barrett. Wm.. Rdg.R 17
P.O. A. E
1499 7t 21
782 3t 11
202 17 4
877 24 17
14t7 tt 81
497 12 11
179 It t
181 I 7
Name and Club. Thr. O. PO A. E. P C.
Anderaon. A.. Tto . .R It 12 84 2 .9tt
Biahop. M.P.. Balto.R 90 174 2(1 It .944
Barnea. 8. T . Syr. . R 110 299 280 24 942
Butlar. Arthur. Buf R 114 121 411 10 .941
Brady. C. P.. Roch.R lt7 41t 520 41 968
Geti. Oustavr. Rdg R 81 147 191 It .911
Portar. R . Balto.. R tl 114 189 It .914
Millar. Edw.. Buf...R 21 9111110.912
Damrau. H. R.. J.C.R 22 t3 11 8 ill
Benes. Jos . Nwk. .R <2 114 298 19 .947
Name and Club. Thr.
K**mtlns, W . 8yr . R
Mooeri, Edw.. Nwk R
Kllllnser.W O.. J.C.R
8tupp. Harry. Tto.. R
CJonzales. E.. Tto... .R
Kopf. Walter. Rdf ..R
Barrett. Wm . Rdf.R
Scott. John. Rdf.. . R
Bralnard. K, Nwk . R
Nama and Club. Thr. O. P.O.
Anderaon. A.. Tto..R 112 127
Sheridan.E. A.. Buf.R 111 171
Thomas. Fred.Rd* R 87 11
Lunte. H. A.. Roch.R 91 104
Gonzales. E.. Tto?R IS 17
Gets. Guatave. Rd| R 194 US
Wlmer. Irv. J.. Byr.R 101 101
Moots. Edw.. Nwk.R 29 2t
McCarron.W.J., J.CJ1128 111
A. E. P.C.
198 11 .948
202 It .9174
117 t .9170
144 9 .945
34 2 .942
110 12 .911
212 11 .941
291 29 .917
Name and Club. Thr. O P.O. A. E.
Murray R.H..Roch.R 7? 101 l|
JJakin Geo , Syr... R || |4 ,, (
wihh wX,","- R 1,1 ?? ?
. \mi\NwlI-R ??? til II
Porter. R.. Bait R J| |, (i ,
Stupp. Harry. Tto. R It It It |
2rin.rar/^ .RiJCR " ? Mil
H11IH, David, Roch.R II |i it 1?
Name and Club. Thr.
Frelgau. H.E.. Syr..R
Thomas. |T.. Rdg .. R
Gonzales. E.. Tto.. .R
Keatlns. W.. Syr.. .R
Braun. George. J.C.R
Lunte. H. A.. Roch.R
Jonea John. Tto... R
Ray.T..22 N..92 J.C.R
Shaahan. J.T., Buf.R
?^am. and Club. Thr.
Hlllla. UaTld. Roch.R
Banes. Joseph. Nwk.R
Mann. J. L.. Roch...R
Knothe, Ooo.. Nwk.R
Durkln. J a... Rdf.. R
Porter. R? Bait. R
Richardson. J.. Tto.R
Wolfe. Walter. Rdg.R
Mooers. Ed.. Nwk. R
Gagnun. H.. Roch. .R
Name and Club. Thr.
Barnhardt. D.. Nwk.L
Dubuc. JealA.. Syr R
Portec. R.. Balto.... R
Vlck. Bam. Tto R
Mohardt. J. H ..8yr..R
Donelaon. D.. J. C.. .R
Aaderaoa. A.. Tto.. .R
Ollhoolay, F.B .Rdf R
King, K. W.. Roch- . R
La wry. O. C.. Balu.R
Wlngo. Al. Tto R
Jacobaon. M.. Balt...L
Lucey, J. E..J. C-... . R
Ortne. Oeorga, Tto. R
Heltmaa. H. A...Buf.R
Ltffhtner. J.W.. Rdff.L
Jacoba. John J.. J GR
Halnea 12J C..122R. R
Style* Wm.. Balto. .R
Edrar. R. L.. 8yr....R
Zltman. Wm. A? J.C.R
Rafferty, Edw.. Buf.L
O. P.O. A.E.
42 II 1 ..
II II I..
II SS 1 . -
21 12 I
141 SSI 11
22 47 4
121 272 27
114 310 21
20 41 S
141 241 II .
110 III 17 1
124 101 11
SS It I
22 It 4
It 119 10
HI 221 17 1
111 214 10
40 82 1 I
27 21 I 1
111 212 II 10
71 111 II I
Name and Club. Thr. G.
Archdeacon.M..Roch. L 163
Walsh. J. C.. Balto. .R 163
Kane. Frank J.. Buf.L 164
Kelly.J. 46Rg.. 82To.L 121
Altenberg. J.H..Nwk.R 102
Fotherglll. R.. Roch.R.101
Wiflesworth.F Nwk.L 121
Leach.F M .Roch... .R II
Gravaaon. J. C.. J.C .R 41
Dye. Cecil H, Buf...L IIS
Jonea. H.. Syraruae..L HI
Steen. C. H . Syr L II
Burna, Joa.. Buf L 17
Dixon. Sewell. Bait R 23
Thompson. H.. Tto .. L 39
Miller. Thoa. Rd*...* 60
Ktnsela. R.P., Nwk. R 21
Fowler. J. C.. Nwfc.R II
P.O. A S
274 32 II
291 IS IS
231 22 IS
304 14 IS
182 I S
174 11 I
SS7 IS 11
231 10 11
111 IS 16
31 .. 1
74 I t
SI0 II II
140 11 St
41 S 3
Name a Club. Thr. O PO. A.
Sandb'fllT.tORh.R 71 111 78
McAvoy. J.. Balt-R 97 140 71
Ben?o'fh.B.,Buf..R 111 411 ISO
Vlck. H.A.. Syr...II 40 1S1 40
Freltag.Otto.J.C..R 120 401 122
Devlue,41T..77Nk.R 126 600 122
Urban,Luke.Buf..R 66 111 17
Barry.Jos..Buf.. .R SI 161 11
Walker.J..NVrk- R 61 223 67
Flsher,F,23Sr.61T.R 14 331 II
Egan.A.A.. J.C.... R 41 160 40
. PC. B.
IS .971 4
17 .1724 7
7 .1721 I
I .1721 I
Name a Club. Thr. O,
Styles. Wm.. Bait .R IS
N?a? H' ?' Roch R H*
Drlscoll. W.V..Tto.R SI
Mannlng.H .Nwk.R IS
Scheck. 7 J.C, 1 INk. R 22
PO. A. B.
147 || 11
4H IT SI
114 101 SI
1S7 44 S
211 47 17
II II 4
II 17 4
61 11 1
71 14 7
Nama a Club. Thr. G. P.O. A.
Carta. Fred C..Rdft.L SI 14 7S .
Tomlln.EdwC.Buf.R 22 7 87
Schachtfc Al.. Rdr.R 11 I 29 .
Carruthers.R.C.,JC.L SS 1 21 ,
McCabe,Rich..Buf.. R IS 7 It .
Reddy. Joseph.Buf.R 37 IS 78
Baoder.C A.Jlds.. R H 11 II
Klrcher. M^.# Syr.L SS I 10
Taylor. Wm.. Tto...L II 2 II
Wlsner. J.H.. Roch.R 41 20 101
Thompson.H .Tto.. L 24 I IS
Lucey. J E . J. C.. .R 23 14 40
Brown. M. L.,Rdg..R 2S 12 82
Fillahlfter,B.W.Nfc.R 40 11 80
Barnea. L.8.,Nwk.. L 40 10 71
Bentley.J.W Bal. ..L. 16 I 31
Tacarr, R. A..J.C.. . L 26 I 71
Metlvlar.G.D..J.C... L 21 II II
Blake. J. Fred. Roch.R 14 I II
Frank.H G .Balto. R 41 7 II
Cooaally.O.W..Tto. R 41 I II
Paraham.J..Balto. .R II I II
Mohart. G B. Buf. R 41 IS 107
Baamg*B'r.B.F..Tto.L SI 4 IS
Barnh'dt.D.D.Nwk.L SI 11 IS
Coz.Plataau. Roch.R 41 II IS
. . 1010
Name a Club. Thr.
Keenan, J. W..Roch. L
Hanson, E.8.. J.C...R
Schuls. W.F.. Syr. .R
Fisher. C. H .Buf R
Werra, Frank. Buf.L
Karpp. F.. Rdf R
Best. Clifford. Tto.... L
Zellers, Reld.J.C... .L
Allen. J. B., Roch..L
Sell.Laster E.,8yr. .R
Bald win. How.. Nk. R
Grovea.R-M. Balto. .L
Montg'ry, L.. 8yr..&
Martin. P.. Tto....L
A. B. PC.
9t II .110
SS s .101
41 I .III
II S .STI
?I II .144
II T .131
Double Triple Left on
Playa. Plays. Baeea.
"1 iiw ?
Radio Fans To Hear
New Ring Code
A RRANGEMENTS have
just been completed to
hold the first public reading
of the new Roosevelt Boxinsr
Rale* by James J. Corbett,
for the benefit of the boxing
fana of the Eastern States,
at the Bamberger Broadcast
ing Station (WOR) of New
ark, N. J., on the pight of
Tuesday, January 9, at 8
A special committee of
noted sporting editors and
ring celebrities will be on
hand, at the radio station,
to hear "Gentleman Jim's"
proposed code and several
recognized boxing experts will
express their opinions of the
rules, over the wireless, im
mediately after the reading.
IN FAST MILL
New Englander Weakened by
Making Weight, But Fights
NEW YORK, Dec. 29.?Pancho
Villa, the flyweight cham
pion, received the decision
over Terry Martin in their fif
teen round bout tonight at
Madison Square Garden.
It was a good fight, brilliant in
spots and at no time slow in action.
The little Filipino was carried to
the limit by his game rival, who
never stopped nor backed up. He
gave Villa a terrible lacing around
the body, which made the Filipino
respect his punches.
?Martin made the fatal error of
entering the ring at USVt pounds,
leas than his normal weight. It
hurt him considerably And took
away a lot of steam. The Filipino
fought his usual shown." battle, al
ways on hla toes and ready to
shoot out hla right at the proper
Though Vjlla received the deci
sion, the popular acclaim went to
Martin, for he fought a battle un
der a terrible handicap.
GENE AND JOCK
H njHOW me a better golfing
N pair than Gene Sarazen
^ and Jock Hutchison, play
ing as ? team, and I'll show you
a pink moon."
This enticing offer was made
'by an enthusiastic golf writer.
It came up in a discussion over
the luminous pair, who left re
cently for a trans-continental
tour of about 8,000 miles, cov
ering a period of three months
and involving thirty-ftve or more
"We would love to see a pink,
even a blue moon," was the an
swer, "but we can't think of a
Gene and "Hutch" were dis
cussed at length; also, other stars.
They are well-nigh unbeatable.
Apart from the golfing, their
mental attitudes are something to
be reckoned with. They are direct
opposites but blend beautifully.
Sarazen is unimaginative, well
called the "Bat Nelson of golf." a
plugger, a methodical dispatcher of
balls who sees only victory before
every engagement, and who Is the
most surprised man in the world
if he loses.
"It Isn't swell head," nothing of
the sort, it is splendid confidence.
Such Is imaginative as high
strung aa a thoroughbred of the
Man o' War type; with capability
of ascent to dizzy heights and as
susceptible to a crushing descent
in his game. He is easily per
turbed. and oftMi is so affected by
surroundings as to fall off his
Now, consider this fact?Sarazen
is an ideal partner for "Hutch,"
steady, seldom getting into trou
ble, and, therefore, not faced with
the necessity of making a stu
pendous array of shots to recover
lost ground. His steadiness will
have a soothing effect on "Hutch;"
furthermore, and very Important,
hs will cheer Jock along with en
Billy Gilbert Lands
Job As Manager
DENVER, Dec. 29.?Billy
Gilbert, former Giant in
fielder and last year man
ager of the Watcrbury team
in the Eastern League, was
signed today to manage the
Denver team of the Western
League in 1928. Gilbert came
upon the recommendation of
Manager McGraw of the
NATIONAL FEDERATION GETS
UNDER WAY IN GOTHAM SESSION
War and Navy Departments Decide to Place Entire
Future Training of Youth In New Organization
Which Is Formally Launched, with Henry Breck
enridge As Its Head.
By THOMAS L. CUMMISKEY
NSW YORK, Dec. 29.?The National Amateur Athletic Federa
tion, the body ia which the War and Navy departments have
decided to place the entire future training of the youth of the
land in athletic sports, was organised today at a meeting in the
It is composed of nearly all amateur athletic organizations, and
is founded for the purpose of standardizing physical training of
38,000,000 youths between the ages of twelve and twenty-four
without interfering with athletic bodies already established.
Difficulties In obtaining sdequate'f'
representation of the United States ?
at the last Olympic Games and in
view of Insulin* against physical i
disabilities which played a consid
erable part in the organization of
the country's forces in the world
war are the principal reasons for
Col. Henry Breckenrtdge. elected
president today, was formerly As
sistant Secretary of War in the
Wilson administration, is its orig
inator. He consulted with Brig.
Gen. Palmer E. Pierce, president
of the National Collegiate Athletic
Association, following the difficul
ties that arose in obtaining repre
sentation for the Olympic Game*.
and together they worked out the
plan of organization.
ACTS AS AN AID.
The federation is not specifically
for the purpose of holding athletic
competition, but to aid associa
tions and clubs in its membership
In holding them.
The aim Is to reach everywhere,
country sections. Industrial sections.
city playgrounds, as well as regu
lar athletic fields and halls and
College athletic conferences, in
dividuals. schools, colleges, fraternal
organizations and clubs in general
will be urged to build or provide
necessary equipments. The federa
tion will endeavor to help munici
pal efforts along these lines.
As President Breckenridge ex
plained. the idea is to develop a
civilian army, fit for draft, it
A special test. embracing the 100
yard dash, running broad jump,
running high jump and bar vault.
will be used during 1923 through
out the country, it was decided.
This suggestion was made by Dr.
J. H. McCurdy, president of the
Springfield (Mass ! V. M. C. A. col
lege in his report on proposed
TESTS ARE SIMPLE.
He said that he was confronted
with the difficulty that in some
sections of the country organiza
tions in the membership of the
Federation and through which tests
will be made are lacking In special
This fact, he said, recommended
the selection of tests requiring lit
tle or no equipment.
Objections were made that the
bar vault might not be advisable.
inasmuch as equipment for this in
some sections might not be on
hand. Dr. McCurdy replied:
"Well, country boys always have
rail fences. They'll do."
The tests were adopted. They
will be in use only in 192S. Other
events may then be chosen If found
better suited. The system adopted
will be applied to all youth between
twelve and twenty-four who can be
The rulea now In force were
adopted for basketball, tennis, golf.
fencing, revolver shooting, girls
field hockey, polo, basketball, rifle
?hooting, football and bowling.
|MAY REVISE RULES.
The commission on rules of the
federation will revise if in its
judgment it Is necessary, and re
commend rulea for the following
crosse. cricket, lawn bowls, siding,
cage ball, push ball, service ball
The officers elected today in
Honorary president. President
Harding: honorary vice-presidents.
Secretary of War Weeks snd Sec
retary of ths Navy Denby and
Colonel Rohert M. Thompson, presi
dent of the American Olympic As
President. Colonel Henry Breck
enridge, vice-presidents, Julian 8.
Myrick, president of the United
States Lawn Tennis Association;
Brigadier General Palmer E.
Pierce, and Mrs. Herbert Hoover,
wife of the Secretary of Commerce,
treasurer. Herbert L. Pratt.
Executive committee. Dwight F.
Davis, vice-president of the United
States Lawn Tennis Association and
donor of the famous Davis cup:
George F. Fisher. Lieut Col. Waite
C. Johnson. Capt. C. R. Train.
Dudley Reid, John Brown. Jr. Dr.
Brown is president of the Naval
Y. M. C. A.
Basketball Squad Only
Yale Team to Get Trip
NEW HAVEN. Dec. 29.?Only
one of Yale's winter sport teams
ha? been given permission to take
a trip during the Christmas holi
days?the basketball quintet.
The squad reported on Thurs
day in Buffalo, and played the
universities there and in Rochester
and will close the series with s
game in Brooklyn against the
Crescent Athletic Club. Permission
for the games was not given until
the sport had been entirely recon
structed under the supervision of
two new coaches. Joe Fogarty and
Bill Klncaide, both formerly of
Pennsylvania. Under their coach
ing the game has sssumed new
Georgetown A. C. Faces
Big Basketball Year
The Georgetown A. C. quint wili
open Its season against the Waltei
Reed team, leader In the Armj
post basket-ball league, at Waltei
Reed on Jan 6. Other datea or
Georgetown schedule follows: Jan
uary 10, Navy Yard at Naval re
Indoor and playground baasbalL serve armory; 11, Mohawk A. C.
track and field, racquets, fqucisn
racquets, court tennis, archery,
canoe paddling and sailing, fly
casting. horseshoe pitching, bi
cycling, roque, trap shooting, in
door athletics, skating, swimming,
boxing, handball, indoor athletics,
gymnastics, rowing, ice hockey,
wrestling, water polo, water base
ball and basketball, curling, la
st Mohawk gym; It. Oaryla A. C.
The Georgetown A. C. has i
few open dates and would like U
hear from some fsst teams in thi
District and vacinlty for games
Address H. W. Boteler, 131 <
Twenty-ninth street, northwest, oi
phone between 6 or 7 o'clock. West
To Matrh Your Co.it a.id V< ,1
617-G19 Pa. Ave. N. W.
VT*W YORK, Dae. tl
r\ WI1 CMdMI fTMB the W*r
11 MM of *0 Wodt
wr? very mack in evidenee at
tho annual meeting of '
Wodaeeday. Bah .
Ac iui ?niw little fallow *W
:lips his worth, of the University
of Illinois; big "Hurry UjT Yo<
veteran Aloaao A. Stan, 4m of
American eeaehos from Chicago,
and the tall, mare Dr. J. C.
Wilce, from Ohio State, who
looks a lot like Bill Titan, wore
the shock troop* of the Wsstorn
detachment, and few motions
wore introduced that did not find
them ready to odor intelligent
Psrticularly Intel wU?| waa Toot,
the Michigan Wolverine ooach.s
team tied for first place
Bis Ten taoe
"Fighting Bob" Zuppke. from OU
This pair of veteran ooeching
rivals are responsible for tbe In
troduction of two of the moot Im
portant elements In modern loot
ban?tbe forward pass and the
Back in 1M7, nine years
the forward pass waa formally
to football equipment. Toot, the e>
Lafayette star, while coaching at
Ohio Wesleyan. i ndsavored to ea
plain the rudiments of the spiral
kick to Del Bayers, the team's one
and only kicker. Unable to kick
himself. Tost traced tbe path ef
the kick with his hand In order
to show flayers the arc nla toot
should describe In that war.
"Hurry Up" evolved the idea of a
spiral throw or the modern forward
Zuppke was alwaye a strategist
of the first wster. Whm a fresh
man at Wiaconsin. the fiftitiai son
of a run tried to make the "frooh*
football team, and htw, he tried
for the 'varsity, hot although be
was the gameet man of the lot.
hi* aise militated agalnrt him 8a.
devoid of physical aaaets. he
naturally developed Into s foot
Tears ago. while coaching Illi
nois. Zuppke carefully figured out
the psychological effect of a hm I ted
conference behind the line of scrim
mage followed by a fast shift Into
action, .and It. met with sacb OOC
osss that the entire Big Ten adopted
Perhaps it was because the other
roaches preeent at the Hotel Aster
remembered theee things that they
paid such respectful sileiw-e when
big. powerful Tost, with the laay
drawl, and short little Zuppke cot
up to addrees the meeting
Our own make ready
to - wear Overcoats, of
beautiful plaid backs,
and plain conservative
fabrics; in raglans, ki
monas, ulsters, ulster
ettes and fitted coals,
These coats are worth
at least $10.00 more;
size? from 34 to 46.
Come while the assort
ment is large.
Max Needle & Co.
Makers of Good Oilkn
437 7th St. N. W.
Open Saturday Night I'Bill 11
We Wis* AO Ovr
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