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Should the Cornells "win, a tie with
the North Shores for the champion
ship will result, which will be decided
a week from Sunday at Weeghman
With one game on its schedule be
fore the wind-up of the 1916 football
season, Pittsburgh university looms
up in the gridiron limelight as the
team that neither the east nor the
west can disregard as a champion
Under Pop Warner's direction Pitt
went through an extremely hard sea
son this year without losing a game.
True, Navy held them to a 20 to
19 score, but Pitt won and the Navy
has no weak team.
Pitt has developed the most for
midable scoring machine in the
country, as the scores against Penn
and Syracuse indicate. The victories
over Washington and Jeffenson and
Navy show the versatility in the Pitt
There is no satisfactory way of
showing that Pitt can beat Harvard,
Yale or Princeton or vice versa--the
teams do not meet But Pitt, by de
feating Penn States Thanksgiving
has as much claim to the title as the
winner of the Big Three round robin.
A world series for bowlers in which
the winners in the biggest sectional
associations may compete is being
boosted by men high in national
bowling circles. '
On account of opposition in tho
past the American Bowling congress
has frowned at the suggestion of a
world series, but it is believed such
a classic could be arranged this year
with the sanction of the A. B. C.
Tournaments which might furnish
bowlers for such a series this year
are the A. B. C, Middle Western, Pa
cific CoaBt, Atlantic Coast, Southern,
International of Minneapolis, Windy
City, Greater Chicago, St Louis,
Ohio State and Northern. Dilnois.
There is many a pair of spats that
hide the fact that you are wearing
last summer's Oxfords.
LET'S ALL GO TO SQUEEDUNK.I
Loop hotel, bar and restaurant
proprietors drew a bitter pill yester
day when Mayor Thompson declared
he would enforce the Sunday closing
law even though New Year's eve
comes on Sunday. This will stop
the usual incoming flood of silver
and gold and the outgo of wine and
booze. The mayor suggested that
some of the people try church on the
noisy evening, for a change.
People must now celebrate on Sat
urday night or confine their attempts
at joymaking to the hour between 12
midnight, Sunday, and 1 a. m. Mon
day. MORRISON A BANKRUPT
"-Old Man" Ed Morrison, who be
gan life with $10,000,000 worth of
loop property, was adjudged a bank-'
rupt yesterday by a jury before Fed
eral Judge Carpenter.
This action starts an attempt to
get back $2,000,000 worth of loop
land that Morrison deed to his attor
ney, James Ward.
Toledo, O. Murdered body of
John Sullivan, Chicago, found in box
car. 'Nails had been driven into his
Valparaiso, Ind. Miss Alice Gray,
who last Summer became noted as
the "nymph of the dunes," is now
beating male hunters at .bringing
down wild ducks.
Los Angeles. Mrs. Inez Milholland
Boissevain, suffrage leader, so ill her
parents who rushed across continent
to her bedside are not permitted to
enter her sick room.
Joliet, III. Mayor Wm. C. Barber
ordered police to expel Micfyael Davis
from city, seemingly for reason that
Davis was trying to organize Chicago
Telephone Co. worers.
Washington. Collier Caesar will
sail Dec. 20.as "Christmas ship" with
relief supplies for war sufferers In