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game. The Maroons had a harder!
fight than the 23-to-6 score shows
and Stagg must make improvsments
if he expects another Conference
title out at the Midway.
Minnesota was defeated by Ne
braska. The result does jxot affect the
Conference race, but points to weak
ness in the Gopher squad. Oberlin
also fought Ohio State to a standstill,
but neither did this battle affect the
Coach Zupke has taught Illinois
some of the plays that made Oak
Park the best high school football
eleven in the country for three years.
Trick plays from unusual formations
are a feature of the Zupke style of
attack, and Illinois' opponents will
be puzzled in comingx games. The
downstaters walked all over North
western Saturday, though their plays
did not work with the desired
smoothness. The first essential in
Zupke's styje is quick execution of
the puzzlingvstricks, and he will try
to drive his men faster.
MichiganVupset at the hands of
the Michigan Aggies evidently por
tends another disastrous season for
Harvard was scored on in the East,
but won by a large margin. Yale had
an easy victory, and Princeton made
two touchdowns to nothing against
Syracuse, always a hard team for the
Tigers. Cornell was a victor, though
weak in attack.
Kramer Colts," 3; Fairviews, 2.
Romeos, 4; Ideals, 4 jtj-innings) .
Roseland, 7; Riverviews, 1.
Enterprise, 6; Standara2.
McKinleys, 7; Van Burens, 6.
St. Joseph, 5; BentoitrHarbor, 1.
The Cub barnstormers won from
a team of all stars in Milwaukee, 5
to 3, though outbatted. Gopd fielding
saved the Dig leaguers. JJa&man, the
Detroit infielder, rappediarry. Che
ney for two home runs. PrnlcSchul
te got three of the five QjuV,'Hits..
Erwin Lange, who will 'jpin the
White Sox in the spring, pitched for
the aE stars; and would have won his
game but for punk fielding by his
St George, 3; Fram, 2.
Thor, 3; Ogden Park, 3.
Palmet Park, Jr., 2; Hyde Park, 2.
Lincoln Park, 4; Stonecutters, 0.
Camp. Rovers, 4; W. S. Rangers, 0.
W. Elec,. 2; Camp. Rovers, Jr., 1.
Pullmans, 7; Calumets, 0.
Hyde Park Blues, 7; McDuffs, 2.
GIRL CHOSE STEALING TO THE
New York, Oct. 20. "I was starv
ing and had to make one of the two
choices that any girl in my position
in New York must make, and I chose
With this statement Bertha Litzo
explained to Magistrate McGuire to
day why she had taken a $25 coat
from a department store. McGuire
ordered her taken to the Wayside
Home pending investigation.
Miss Litzo told the magistrate she
lived on crackers for days while she
sought employment. Last Wednesday
she ate her last cracker, though a
mouse had nibbled at it first. She
believed stealing would be the lesser
of the two evils she must choose
and took the coat, intending to pawn
it and buy food.
DIES NOT KNOWING HER "BABY
BOY" WAS IN PEN
Joliet, III., Oct. 20. Mrs. Mary
O'Connor, 72, lies in a coffin with a
picture of her "baby boy" on her
breast. She died not knowing that
her son was convicted two weeks
ago and is serving a sentence for
frauds aggregating nearly $2,000,000.
Gov. Dunne, over the long distance
telephone, ordered O'Connor given
one hour's freedom so that he might
kiss his mother before she died.
St. Peter's, Rome, was three and a
half centuries in construction, and
during this time forty-three popes