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The day book., November 06, 1915, GARMENT WORKERS' SPECIAL EDITION, Image 7
The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING
Chicago vs. Haskell at Chicago.
Northw'n vs. Missouri at Evanston.
Michigan vs. Cornell at Ann Arbor.
Ohio State vs. Indiana at Columbus.
Purdue vs. Iowa at Lafayette.
Mich. Aggies vs. Marquette at E. L.
Princeton vs. Harvard at Princeton.
Yale vs. Brown at New Haven.
Pittsburgh vs. W. & J., at Pittsburgh.
Army vs. Notre Dame at West Point
Navy vs. Bucknell at Annapolis.
Darmouth vs. Pennsylvania, Boston.
Colgate vs. Clarkson, at Hamilton.
In normal years there would be
only one big game scheduled for to
day the annual affair between Har
vard and Princeton. But that was
before the decline of Harvard, the
demjse of Yale and the general grand
upsetting that has made 1915 the
weirdest season ever.
Today, for almost the first time in
history, Harvard and Princeton
must share spotlight honors with
smaller and heretofore despised
rivals. For the Pittsburgh-Washington
and Jefferson game at Pittsburgh
today is every bit as important .as the
Harvard-Princeton muss, and in
some respects more so.
Four teams loom up as the cream
of eastern football endeavor this
year Princeton, Cornell, Pittsburgh
and Washington and Jefferson. Only
three of these will be left in the hunt
after today, so in reality the Pennsyl
vania battle assumes a championship
aspect. Pittsburgh has been declared
by Walter Camp to have the best
football team in the country this
year; W. and J. proved that it also
has a semblance of a football team
by licking Yale, which even in the
Blue's demoralised condition is no
The scrap at Princeton, however,
will be every bit as hard fought as
the other. Harvard is tottering on
the brink of a football rout, and if her ,
football team doesn't put up a grand
Jittle fight to escape that fate it will
be the first time in history that a
Harvard team didn't On the Tiger
side Princeton is almost at the top of
the championship pole; a defeat by
Harvard would send her down again
a lot faster than she came up, as in
that event the championship of the
east would be shared by Cornell and
the winner of the Pitt-W. & J. game.
The incentive for fighting certainly
University of Chicago students vot
ed against Conference rule prohib
iting athletes playing summer base
ball, 331 to 268. This majority was
returned despite Coach Stagg's advo
cacy of the present rules.
Jimmy Reagan severely whipped
Bat Nelson in ten rounds at Kansas
City. The former lightweight cham
pion took a lot of punishment
Fred Fulton, the Rochester, Minn.,
heavy, licked Terry Keller in four
rounds at Duluth. Keller was floored
inthe third and a pair of knockdowns
in tne iourtn round put him in a help
There was a tight little conference
between directors of the Chicago
Federal league ball team yesterday,
but the result was kept a secret That
something occurred on President
Weeghman's recent visit to Cincin
nati is undoubted, and the directors
were probably wised up to the details.
Milo Allison, Southern league out
fielder, has been signed to a one-year
contract by the Cubs. He was given
a chance last year.
Young Men's Hebrew ass'n will
hold smoker and vaudeville, Thurs
day, Nov. 11, at Douglas park refec
tory. Joe Lied, amateur comedian;
Ben Rueben, champion wrestler, and
Dan Gang, boxer, will entertain.
This is the vear of mothers as ath
In three branches of sports moth
ers who divide their time between
play, household duties and the rais-i