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the ball shall use his hands, arms
or body to push, pull or bold up
the man carrying the ball.
Only the runner may ward off
opponents with his hands and
v arms. No other player on the
side may use hands or arms, save
with arms close to the body, to
obstruct an oppo.nent. This in
Players on-the defense may use
their hands and arms onlpto get
at the ball or the runner.
The offense may pass the ball
forward any distance; from a
scrimmage, providing the pass is
made from 5 yards back q the
'Should a forward pass strike
the ground in the dnd zones, it
counts as a touchdown.
'After the ball has been legally
- passed it may first be "touched
only by such members of the of
fense as were at least one yard
behind the line" of scrimmage
when the ball was passed, or were
" playing end. Any one of the de
fense may take a forward pass,
and after a defender has touched
it, any member of the offense .may
tke it. The Nexception, is that
when the ball is -in the air any eli
gible player may bat it in any di
rection save toward his oppon
ent's goal, to prevent an oppon
ent getting it.
3 n Jn case f a kick-off, kick-out or
Jflck from a fair catch7 the ball
must be kicked at least 10 yards
Inward the opponents' goal line,
Wasting Time To keep a
atch in one's belt
By Berton Braley.
Bumper crops again ! That's the
sort of news
Makes a people happy, drives
away the blues;
Floods of wheat and barley,
streams of golden corn,
Stores of fruit and fodder fill up
Here's a swollen fortune none can
(Watch the satisfaction in the
So we lock the pesimist in. his
gloomy den !
Bumper crops again!
Bumper crops again ! Now's the
time to cheer,
What if trade is sluggish and
When this mighty bounty swells
the stream of trade
Life will follow languor, sun. will
"Forward" is the slogan, i orward
to the light,
Still for greater justice we can
Yet this" word is welcome as it's
"Bumper crops again !" !.
t o o ""
"Men of my profession are very
good story tellers," said a barber.
"Yes," answered the smarting
sufferer in his chair, "and they
sometimes illustrate their stories
The estimated daily consump
tion of cigars in the United States
is 21,718,448, and of cigarettes