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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 30, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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men will ask the Cornell Athletic as
sociation to release him.
Sharpe is a Yale man. He has had
fine success as Cornell and this sea
son his team was not heaten.
Just when the-Indian is about to
pass out of sport limelight up pops
Jim Cree, of the tribe of Iroquois, to
command attention.
Cree will not bid for honors on the
diamond or gridiron where other red
skins have starred, but in ice hockey,
that dazzling, slambang winter sport
He has won a place on the Cleveland
hockey team, which will play the best
in the United States and Canada.
Chief Bender and Chief Meyers up
held the honor of the redskin in base
hall a long time, but the Fed league
tied a can to Bender last season and
the New York Giant management be
gan greasing the way for the exit of
Meyers.
That leaves only Jim Thorpe, Chief
Johnson and Bluejacket, just aver
age players, as therepresentatives of
the Indian in baseball. LeRoy and
Jude passed out some time ago.
The Carlisle, football team was wal
loped right an4 left this year. In fact,
Carlisle had not turned out a dazzler
since the day of Thorpe on the grid
jron and athletic field. Tom Long
boat, the marathon runner, has been
through some time.
Cree, the new redskin in sport,
looks like a live one. At first he
was slated for a place as substitute
on the hockey team, then for a de
fense position. Suddenly he began
to show the craft for which the In
dian is noted and now he has been
given the rover jobthe hardest and
most spectacular on a hockey team.
The rover, as the name indicates,
is the fellow who has to go out and
battle the opposition for possession
of the puck. He has -to-be speedy,
tricky and cooL Cree Js all of that.
It is predicted he will be as good as
Gustine and Paddy Sullivan, two of
the best rovers-United States hockey
ever produced.
Max Carey, Pittsburgh Pirate, led
the National league in base stealing
this year with the lowest mark in the
history of the organization, just as
Larry Doyle led the batters with the
lowest stick average that ever topped
the heap. Carey swiped 32 bags.
George Burns led In 1914 with 62,
Carey in 1913 with 61, Bescher in
1912 with 67, and also in 1911 with
80, the league record.
WHY OUR ARMS SWING
This may not sound like a very
important question, but I would like
to know why people swing their arms
when they walk. I believe everybody
does it, so it cannot be a peculiarity
with certain people. Jas. Howard.
It's old Mother Nature herself who
sets our arms a-swinging when we
walk. And she has the best of" rea
sons for doing so, for it's the swing of
the arms backward and forward that
helps us, unconsciously, to keep our
balance as we walk.
Try to walk with your arms held
stiffly at your side and you'll find
that your progress forward first on.
one foot, then on the other, is much
more difficult and your carriage is
less? graceful than if your arms were
swinging free.
(BETTER LET
'EM ALONE)
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