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The Woodland Golf club of Mas
sachusetts is to make a fight before
the U. S. Golf association for the re
instatement of Francis Ouimet, for
mer amateur and open champion.
Letters are being sent to all clubs
connected with the association, set
ting forth the claims for Ouimet
Ouimet was branded a pro because
he was selling golf material.
A rather punk ruling, and one that
would bar many good men if it was
rigidly enforced through the coun
try. Extending the ruling, it might
hit Chick Evans, who is writing arti
cles on golf for a local paper. But
that wouldn't be fair to Chick. He
should be allowed to capitalize his
prowess and popularity to this ex
tent, and the bar should also be lifted
Rule makers do some peculiar
things when they begin tinkering
with the amateur standard.
Kickers who have played fast and
loose with local soccer clubs by sign
ing forms and then jumping to other
teams will be given a chance to ex
plain their actions at a meeting of
the Illinois "State ass'n tomorrow
night at the Great Northern hotel.
Unless satisfactory explanations are
given it is expected several suspen
sions will be made.
UNCLE SAvi'S FOOTBALL STAR
DESCRIBES HIS BEST PLAYS
The last of six articles in which
Elmer Oliphant, famous West Point
halfback, and one of the country's
greatest allround athletes, describes
six famous plays and tells how to
make hem. Oliphant is the only
athlete who ever won four letters at
the U. "S. Military academy. He
starred in football, basketball, base
ball and track. He also won four
letters at Purdue before entering
By Elmer Oliphant .
This play is a whopper, but should
be well practiced so there will be no
danger of making mistakes on the
FIR5T LINE UP.
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