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was passed 79 times, indicating there
was nothing the matter with his
eyes; Bancroft of the Phils, 74, and
Bennie Kauff, 68. .Lee Meadows did
not get a pass in the 51 games in
which he participated.
Cavvy Cravath, home-run slugger,
fantiorl nffnnai f Vi i n ntiv rtTl or afh
W, lete, biting at the third one 89 times.
Neale of the Reds whiffed ten times
fewer than Cravath. Betzel of St.
Louis struck out 77 times and Vic
Saier took a long walk on 68 occa
sions. Maybe there was something
the matter with Vic's eyes. The Cubs
as a team fanned 662 times, giving
them the worst standing. As a team
they were given 39,9 passes, tieing
with the Phils for second place.
Ohio State is the 1916 football
champion in the western Conference.
The Buckeyes defeated Northwest
ern .cleanly Saturday, mainly
through the remarkable work of
Chick Harley, who scored two
touchdowns and kicked a goal from
the field. ; - .
. Coaph Williams of Minnesota, in.a
telegram to Assistant Coach McDev
itt of Northwestern, showed his
sportsmanship by declaring he and
his men considered the game was for
the title. 4
x This disposes of Pat Page and his
talk about the roar Williams would
- put up over the Purple-Ohio battle
being considered a championship af
fair. Williams and the Gopher fol
lowers are sportsmen.
Page says out on the Midway they
pay little attention to early games,
but build for the final battles of the
season. The 49-to-0 defeat Minne
sota gave the Maroons Saturday,
, should cause a reversal of the Chi
However, it was a swell practice
Pattie Driscoll has been re-elected
captain of the Northwestern eleven
for 1917. Only three Purple veterans
will be lost and prospects for another
good record next fall are excellent.
Th& licking Yala-gaye Harvard is
somewhat of an answer to the Crim
son cry. that Brown was met by a
second team and could- not' have
downed the first-string Harvard
eleven. Brown beat Yale and Yale
beat the Harvard first team. Brown
could have licked the best eleven,
men Harvard had this year,' and
Percy Haughton and his fellows
It was the first time Yale has
crossed the Crimson goal line since
Haughton 'took charge of Harvard
Cornell A. C. won the champion
ship, of the Chicago Independent
Football league by defeating North
Shores, 14 to 6.
Crane and Engiewood, who battled
to a scoreless tie in their champion
ship game Saturday,, will replay the
game next Saturday if the high
school board of control permits.
A fight is being arranged for Dec. '8
at Milwaukee between Joe Rivers
and Ritchie Mitchell. There is a tem
porary hitch over a pound in weight,
butPromoter Tom Andrews expects
to smooth out the difficulty.
Pullman 3, Chicago Americans 0.
McDuffs 1, Swedish-Americans 1.
Bricklayers 3, Slavia 1.
Lincoln Park 4, Int Harvester 0.
Columbia 3, Hawthorne St Geo. 2.
Caledonians 1, Washington Pk. 1.
Thorn A. C. 27, Gophers 6.
. Merrimacs 6, Lexingtons 0.
Standards 6, East Side Maroons 0.
St. Lawrence 19, Normal. Tigers 0V
Alvernos 6, Mercedes 6.
Marquette 4, Ravenswood 3.
Turners 5, Vilas A. A. 2.
Santa Rosa, Cal. Ashes of Jack
London buried "in urn on hillside of
his ranch. Mrs. London abandoned
plan to scatter his ashes to the winds.
Pittsburgh. German - American
National alliance, meeting here, an
nounces SOO.OOOhas been, contrib
uted for relief of war sufferers.