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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 25, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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day when it comes to all around run
ning and forward passing ability.
He's a wizard at catching the pigskin
and doesn't have to check his speed
to receive long throws. And when it
comes to heaving the oval he handles
it almost as though-it. were a base
ball. Yale hasn't had a real big star for
several years. Meantime Charley
Brickley was making himself famous,
at Harvard and the Crimson copped
But LeGore is almost certain to
sharpen up the Bulldog's teeth this
fall and by the time the big games
arrive the Elis should have the team
built around LeGore in such a man
ner as to give them the full benefit
of his wonderful ability.
If things pan out that way 1915 is
likely to be one big year for the New
The average fan isn't worried so
much about when- the world series
will start as he is about his chances
of having a ticket for the opener.
It looks as though George Stallings
will have to hand over that Miracle
Man crown to Pat Moran. Fat has
worked a few miracles that are not in
Some players have slipped out of
the spotlight in a hurry, but none
have gone much faster than old
Chief Bender. A world series pitcher
last year, he'll have to stand in line
'for a ticket this fall.
Just when the big league fans were
looking forward to seeing Ping Bo
die's smiling face with the Yanks next
year Bill Donovan announces he
didn't draft the fat -boy. Some one's
always taking the joy tint of life.
Since takingVhold of the Yanks
Ruppert and Huston have spent $60,
000 for new players. " It ain't enough!
It ain't enough! Two more nickels
might get them a real ballplayer.
Of the, present fistic champions Jess
Willard. heavyweight king, is about
the only one who can knock out his
Mike Gibbons, generally accepted
as' middleweight champion," Isn't
much of a puncher for his weight
Freddie Welsh and Johnny Kilbane
haven't shown a real wallop for ages,
while Johnny Ertle, new bantam
champ, Is not such a terror with his
Fighters have gone out of style
They're nearly all boxers now.
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WAR NEWS OF ONE YEAR AGO
The French and British war offices
report the repulse of a furious Ger
man attack all along the line, but
agree with the German office's report
that German forces have crossed the
Meuse near St Mihiel.
Petrograd reports a big battle im
minent in East Prussia, where 800,
000 Germans are concentrated.
Holland proclaimed martial law
along the eastern border to prevent
supplies being smuggled into Ger
many. LOONY LIMERICKS
A chap with a receding face,
Put up all his coin on a race.
His nag threw a shoe what was
there to do? '
But trudge along home in dlsgrace2j