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Iowa trimmed Ohio State in the other
Harvard won another game, but
the smallness of the margin, one
field goal, was such as to make the
result almost a victory for the Tigers.
The vaunted Crimson attack was
powerless in front of Princeton's de
fense, and several times the Tiger
backs pierced to the Harvard 20-yard
line. Brickley was the only Cam
bridge man to keep up his consistent
Yale showed a wonderful reversal
of form, beating Brown 16 to 0.
There was driving force in the Blue
charges, and most of the play was in
Dartmouth defeated Pennsylvania
in a heavy scoring game featured by
forward passes. Army and Navy,
Pittsburgh, though defeated by
Bucknell, remains the sensation of
the East With Michigan Aggies up
setting Wisconsin and Michigan in
the West, these two minor squads are
putting the skids to the grand old
Pittsburgh has been coached by
Joseph M. Duff, one time Princeton
star, assisted by "Nubbs" Harlan and
Logan Cunningham, pals of old Nas
Duff took his charges into the
mountains early in September, camp
ed them in tents and taught them
football a la Duff from the sod up.
No athletic combination from
Pittsburgh is complete without its
Wagner, and the captain of Pitt is
Hubert Wagner, as great a star as
Norelation to the famous short
stop, Capt. Wagner upsets dope and
tradition and pays as little attention
to "form" as does Honus the Great.
Critics say he doesn't know how to
tackle, but admit he gets his man.
He is as apt to grab a runner by
the shoulder as to tackle him around
the knees, and he always downs him.
Quarterback Peter Heil is a field
general as good as the best and he
knows more football than was ever
Pitt's back field is simply great.
Ammons, Peck, Williamson and Dil
lQn are a hard combination to beat.
Peck is a ground-gainer who starts
like a rifle shot and who hasn't learn
ed to stop. Dillon is a broken field
runner whom Cornell critics compare
with Jim Thorpe.
Pitt's big game is November 15
with W. & J., another team that has
been upsetting form by holding Yale
to a scoreless tie, running up a 100
to 0 score on Grove City and man
handling Penn State.
Yes, it's a great little year for the
small fellows and a sadv season for
the big ones, thanks to the new rules
and contempt for tradition.
President Comiskey of the White
Sox and a winter wind blew at the
same time yesterday, stopping up the
draft in the Winter League pipe.
Commy headed a party for the Pa
cific coast, where he will meet the
exhibiting Giants and Sox and start
around the world.
Local baseball dope is consequent
There was a meeting of the West
ern League clubs here yesterday, but
no business of importance-was trans
acted. The schedule will be consid
ered in Columbus, where the minor
league magnates gathered today for
their annual meeting.
President Tom Chivington of the
American Association, pleased at the
success of the many post-season
games staged last season, will , ad-,
vance a plan for a yearly tangle be
tween the champions of his organiza
tion and the International League to
settle the minor title.
Jess Willard has started training
here for a new heavyweight cam
paign. Tom Jones, Jess' manager,
will not act as one of his sparring
Out on the coast now they are agi
tating a heavyweight fight between
Arthur Pelkeyand Gunboat Smith,
to go twenty rounds. Pelkey has ac-