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amateur golf tournament by defeat
ing several veterans and giving Bob
Gardner the battle of bis life, out
played both Gardner and Chick Ev
ans in an exhibition match at Atlan
ta, Ga., yesterday. Playing the best
ball of the two Chicago wizards, the
kid was only one down in 36 holes
and his medal score led all three.
American athletes swept seven out
of eight events in competition with
Swedish stars at Stockholm in a two
day meet Jo Loomis won the 100
meter dash and high jump, and Andy
Ward, another Chicagoan, was first
in-the 200-meter run and third in the
century. Both boys were members
of the relay team that won two races.'
Ted Meredith was beaten by Bolin of
Sweden in the 800-meter run.
Of the great Olympic athletes who
carried away honors in Sweden four
years -ago, only four are now able to
go out and perform up to their 1912
standard, or anyway near it.
They are Ted Meredith, middle
distance runner; Pat McDonald,
shotputter; Matt McGrath, hammer
thrower, and Fred Kelly, hurdler. Of
this quartet two are doubtful, Mc
Grath and McDonald.
Craig and Charles Reidpath, star
sprinters of the meet, required soon
after their return to America and
have not donned the spikes since.
A. N. S. Jackson is an officer in the
British army; Harry Babcock, vault
er, has retired.
Mel Sheppard and Abel Kiviat, dis
tance runners, have both gone back;
Al Gutterson, broad jumper, and
Alma Richards, high jumper, have
slipped badly, and Hannes Kohle
iriainen, marathoner, is a has-been.
UNCLE SAM'S FOOTBALL STAR
DESCRIBES HIS BEST PLAYS
The fourth of six articles in which
Elmer Oliphant," famous West Point
halfback, and one of the country's
greatest allround athletes, describes
six football plays and how to make
By Elmer liphant
This play will be found of value in
gaining ground when the team is
having trouble getting straight for
ward passes to go.
In this play the line remains on de
fensive formation with Nos. 2, 3 and
4rom five to seven yards behind the
center. The ball is passed to No. 3
by the center. He runs parallel to
the line of scrimmage and just in
side of No. 4, who remains station
No. 3 passes the ball to No, 4 as he
passes him and runs out a few steps
to stop the right end or defensive
No. 4 runs with the ball to No. 2
who is also running parallel to the
line of scrimmage, or who is standing
just outside for a short distance.
No. 1 must run left along his line
of scrimmage and smash the end or
defensive halfback who has followed