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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 16, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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mire, Cigrand, Underhill and Elling
wood. Northwestern has the edge on
strength in the line. The game
should be an even betting affair, and
the losing team is apt to score two
touchdowns.
. Coach Stagg of Chicago at an
W alumni dinner last night assumed all
blame for the poor showing of the
Maroon gridders this fall, but fixed
on the glaring weakness of the elev
, en when he said he could not do the
thinking for his pupils on-the field.
At the start of the season Stagg
safd he had the best material seen on
the Midway for years. Last night he
reiterated this, so far as the physical
ability of the athletes was concerned.1
But he went on to say they lacked
intuition, and many of the felllows
were unable to do the right thing at
the right time. .
And that about sums up the 1916
Maroons. There are some good men
on the team, but their efforts are nul
lified by the mistakes of their mates.
Things are not bright for the Ma
roons in their game with Illinois Sat
urday. St Johns' Academy footballers of
Danvers, Mass., who play De Paul at
Weeghman park Saturday, will ar
rive tonight. A delegation of De Paul
students , will welcome the easterners
and accompany thm to the Edge
water Beach hotel, where they will
be domiciled during their stay.
University players and former.
stars appeared at De Paul field yes
terday to give the local academy boys
hard practice and the defense was
tested for an hour and a half. The
preps showed strength against the
0 rushes of varsity men, and Coach
Paupa declared himself satisfied and
is predicting victory.
Johnny Dundee outpurrched and
outspeeded' Benny Leonard in six
rounds at Philadelphia and was given
the newspaper verdict Leonard
rocked Dundee in the first round, but
thereafter the Scotch Wop was too
fast IDs rushes drove the New
Yorker around the ring, arid many
vicious punches went home.
Joe Capron defeated John Moore
of Flenner's, 50 to 44, in a game of
the. Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league.
Ed Lewis, the Kentucky strangler,
is back in Chicago and in-fit shape
for his wrestling match with Paul
Martinson atthe Haymarket theatei
Friday night. On the following night
he meets John Freyburg at the C. A.
A. Lewis is the same fellow who
wrestled Joe Stecher five hours
without a fall last Labor day.
The indoor swimming season will
be inaugurated in Chicago tonight
when the Hamilton club stages a"
closed meet in its Dearborn street
clubhouse tank. Coach Hazelhurst
has arranged a very attractive pro
gram for the occasion and all of the
club's stars win "be seen in action.
Harry Palmer of Riverview cap
tured the five-mile roller acre at the
White City ring last night, making
the distance in 17:37. Paul Drew of
the Eexlngton A. C. was a close sec
ond, .and Lloyd Gullickson of White
City was third.
Larney Lichtenstein, manager of
Ad Wolgast, has taken the manage
ment of Ben Reuben, the Hebrew
wrestling champion.
The Arrabees of Gunther's park
want a game for Sunday with any
115-pound teani. Call Graceland 231
and ask for AL
Art Eglinton and Al Krueger are
wagering they will finish in front of
Roland Cioni, Dreamland's roller
star, when they meet in the 15-mile
individual race at the Riverview rink
tomorrow night Both of these boys
represent the Riverview club and are
more familiar with the banks on the
Riverview floor than Cioni, who de
feated both of them Tuesday night
at Dreamland. Krueger led for 61
laps Tuesday night and had a chance
of winning when he and Launey had
an unfortunate spilL
Hyde Park high school footballers
are willing to play Englewood again
Mttajitti

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