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morning, though there was a possi
bility that the field would remain dry
for the Crimson-Yale annual clash.
On a sodden field Yale has a good
chance of capping a disastrous sea
son with a victory over Harvard, aft
er which anything would be forgiven
Capt. Ketcham's men by Blue par
tisans. Brickley will be unable to loft the
ball over the bar from the forty-yard
line, or even from the thirty-yard-
mark, and Harvard is not liable to
get much nearer the Blue goal than
the twenty-yard zone.
Mahan's remarkable speed and
dodging ability, which have combined
to make him one of the best open
field runners in the East this fall, will
be lost to the Crimson attack.
Against a strong defense such as
Yale has built up in the last two
weeks, the battle will result in a punt
ing duel, with a fluke fumble on the
wet ball as the probable pendulum
that will sway the victory.
Knowles and Guernsey of Yale can
outpunt Harvard's best.
Nothing has occurred in the past
twenty-four hours to change the
dope on other games. The interest
in them is entirely local to the
Catcher" George Block of Denver is
reported to have been sold to the St
Louis Cards. Manager Huggins is
undecided whether to keep Block or
ship him to Indianapolis.
Battling Levinsky, the New Yorker
who horned into notoriety by lick
ing Hagan, the Seattle heavy, is be
ing given consideration by New York
fight promoters, who, in these par
lous times, are ready to seize on any
one who can swing a fist Levinsky
has been matched to meet Jim Flynn
in Gotham, Dec. 9.
Cornell is favorite in the Eastern
intercollegiate run at New York this
afternoon. Thirteen teamshincluding
Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Michigan,
Penn, Cornell and Dartmouth, will
Wisconsin and Ames -are the
choices over a big field in the con
ference cross-country run. held at
Columbus, 0., today. Chicago and
Northwestern are represented by
Manager Charley Dooin of the
Phils, who winds up a week's vaude-
Bantamweight Champion, Who Will
Be Ready to Enter the Ring Jan.
1 After a Long Vacation
Spent in the Woods.
ville engagement here tomorrow, is
peeved because other National
League pilots are not in a trading
mood. Evers and Dooin have held
several confabs this week, but