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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 07, 1913, Image 11',
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new stand, and could- how- blue
prints of the -plans. The story was
good for several days. New property
could' be acquired with a click of the
typewriter, and possibilities were un
limited. Perhaps Charles wili look over
some of the athletic fields in Europe
and write home that he intends to
model a new stand after the best
Notre Dame University wants to
definitely settle the championship of
the West, and to that end fs willing
to meet either Nebraska or the Mich
igan Aggies in a post-season battle.
The latter team has turned down the
proposition, but Nebraska is yet to
be heard from.
Such a game would be more than
just an hour of football. It would be a
real title affair, notwithstanding the
claims of the Maroons or Minnesota.
Nebraska licked Minnesota and the
Aggies whaled Wisconsin and Mich
igan. Notre Dame has done nothing
sensational in the West, because it
does not meet the prominent teams,
but. its feat of walking all 'over the
army easily puts the Catholics in the
forefront of football throughout the
If the Nebraska-Notre Pame is ar
ranged some men of All-American
caliber will be in the battle. Capt.
Rockne of Notre Dame is a star end,
either on defense or at handling the
wonderful forward passes of Quar
terback Dorais, who is one of the
best quarters in the country. In the
Army game Dorais astonished East
ern critics by his wonderful general
ship, and the -way he put through the
new plays. He showed a better grasp
of the newer football than any quar
ter in the East.
Eichenlaub, the Catholic fullback,
made the All-Western team last sea
son, and his playing is improved now.
He punctured the Army line at will.
Eichenlaub has an uncanny way of
keeping hisfeet after he is tackled,
and is one of the hardest men m the
West to down. - ,
Leonard Purdy, captain and" half
back of Nebraska, Is a mall man
comparatively, but he is a gridiron
dynamo. He and Towle were largely
responsible for the victory the Corn
huskers gained .over -Minnesota.
Two hundred" of Eddie Plank's
neighbors gave him a banquet at
Captain Putdy of Nebraska. i
Gettysburg, Pa., last night. Connie-?
Mack, Eddie Collins and Harry Davis l
were guests of. .honor..
In ihe West tomorrow there vifP
be a lull before the-final dash fori