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Yale, for the newspapers," he yelps.
"The players are not working for
recognition from the public, but are
playing for themselves and the uni
versity." All of which is a beautiful thought.
But Ketcham overlooks the fact that
the public, by giving up big sums
to see football games, makes the
sport possible. And the newspapers
by" their chatter of the teams keep
them in the public eye.
Minor league magnates, in session
at Columbus, have gone on record as
opposed to uniform contracts for
major and minor players. The asso
ciation instructed its officers to enter
into no negotiations with the nation
al commission toward the adoption
of uniform contracts.
The commission wished uniform
contracts so it could better fight the
demands of the players' fraternity.
Minor leaguers insisted that some of
the clauses in major contracts would
be detrimental to the smaller clubs.
President Gilmore of the Chicago
Feds has issued a reply to Garry
Herrmann of the national commis
sion, regarding the aims of the Feds
and treatment of players. Gilmore
declared Herrmann threatened the
players in order to prevent them join
ing the Feds.
There will be a meeting of the Fed
eral League here tomorrow, at which
time officers will be elected, and plans
laid for the next campaign.
Harry Vardon, English golfer, be
fore sailing for home, declared Amer
ican golfers were inferior to the Brit
ishers. Explaining Ouimet, he declar
ed the young champion would have
been defeated in England, as the
courses are harder.
Perhaps, but just the same, Kid
Ouimet licked both Vardon and Ray.
That fact can't be rubbed out.
Strangler Lewis will wrestle Karl
Schultz tonight at the Globe Theater.
Ted Easterly, Sox catcher, has
sued his wife for divorce in Los An
geles, alleging she was too friendly
with other men. He has custody of
Sox beat the Giants, 5 to 2, Russell
outpitching Wiltse. Thorpe muffed a
fly which resulted .in- four runs.,
Weaver maced- three hits.
With this .year's', most important
gridiron struggles yet.unplayed will
some star with an educated toe see
his name written into the book of
great deeds beside those of Haxall,
O'Dea, Eckersall and De Witt?
Football loves the man who can
send the oval swishing-down field be-
.Captain Young of Penn.
tween the goal posts set 18 feet 6
The game .now boasts several short
range drop and place kickers men
who can kick goals -inside the 35
or perhaps 40-yard line., but they fail
to arouse enthusiasm as did the man,
who could boot a field goal from the j
50-yard line.x ,
The most remarkable and longest,
field goal op record was kicked by
J. T. Haxall of Princeton in 1882.
Haxall place-kicked from the 65-yard .
line over the Yale goal, saving Prince- -
ton from a shoutout. r