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I Rest U Over and Coach?* Drill
Man Hard for Prince?
Kew Haven. Movapbsr 4.?with ?
tMt aiac? laat Wednesday, th* practice
?f the Tal? varsity squad started
to-day at Tal? Field aad will continue
uninterrupted until the Harvard (ante.
With the end of the season so close at
hand the regular coaches, reinforce!
by a score of others, will drive the men
hard for the remaining period.
The omission cf practice cam* as a
result of tbe daatb of Theodor? W.
York, of Philadelphia, the bis; Tal?
right guard, who died from pneumonia
Wednesday night at the Tale Infirm?
Generally there la a rest of the vars?
ity men Monday, but to-day the team
?tarted acrimmsging, and there will be
scrimmaging every day this week, with
the possible exception of Friday, when)
there will he a signal drill, pieparatory J
to the Brown game.
Several of the coaches and player*:
saw the gam* between Harvard and!
Princeton at Cambridge Saturday, and-1
were much Impressed by Brlckley's I
ability to buck tb? ltn* and kick goals.!
This latter fact has mad* tbe coaches
more than ever determined to develop,
Vale's already remarkable defens--.
realising that on this Yale s hope* of
the championship must rest. !,
Tb* member* of the Tal? squad are
in good condition for the moat part. :
Cooney has a sprained ankle, which. I
however, is rapidly growing better, i
Handall. anotrer guard, has the same i
trouble. Flynn. Philbin and - Gallauer i
had muscle bruises, which they should <
be over by now. Bomelsler's shoulder I
sHU gives the coaches concern, but it a
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VIEW OF HARVARD'S FOOTBALL PRACTICE
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Is saaara at rla*t fast after
Oases Parey Haasrstaa
ta ssssarattss far taa wat wttk
la expected that ha will ha able te
start the Brown gam*.
? The enda will be Gallaaar and Bo
meialer. If tho ceachea dara to put
tbe Utter in. Otharwua Av?ry wUl
replace him. Tbe tackle? will be War?
ren and Talbot. Cooney and Arnold
trill be the guards; Ketcham. centre;
Cornell, quarter back; Phllbln. left ,
talf bank; Spaldlng. right half back.I
knd Flynn. full back. '
OF MEDICAL COLLEGE
Sporting Editor Times-Dispatch:
Dear Sir.?The article appearing In
your columns under date of November
I from Blacksburg. Vs.. reporting the
College of Virginia, does "the Utter
school g great injustice.
The article states that the 'Visitors
from Richmond presented an all-star
team, composed of ex-college and duo
playera" This sentence is aMaaMattk?
and partially incorrect There are no
"club players" on the eleven, presum?
ing that ws interpret "club players"
as meaning men who hare played on
some athletic club eleven. I
There are a number of az-coUsgs I
men on the team, but it would bo pec- j
tieally impossible to put eat an eleven ?
without such men. for moat medical!
students are graduates of. or have at
least attended, other Institutions in I
order to acquire the required prelim-1
laary education necessary for the study!
of medicine. Teams who take on med- 1
leal college elevens know this Just as
they know that man playing on the
Carlisle Indian team do not conform to
the usual rules governing intercolle?
These facts being known before the
games are arranged. It seems un?
sportsmanlike to make excuses after
the game ia played. These remarka
do not apply to the student body nor
to the coach at V. P. I., for they took
their defeat at the bands of at C V.
gamely and as true' sportsmen, and
we have nothing bat praise tar their
To one reading the article in ques?
tion who did not use the game, it
would appear that the scoring dons
by k C V. was of the most "flaky"
charactei, when, as a matter of fact,
both scores were made by superior
playing*. The forward pass that the
Techs attempted la the second halt
"that resulted In a Held goal" for
M C- V.. waa attempted on their sixty
yard Una, ana Brockwsll, ear left
guard, intercepted the ball and dsshed
off for twenty-five yards before being
, downed. In three more rushes the ball
waa advanced to their fifteen-yard line,
I where the goal waa made.
It ia also made to appear that
Medico fell on the ball behind Techa'
I goal line as a result of a "Substituts"*"
missing a single, when, as a matter ot
fact, he fell on the ball, regained bis
: feet and rushed off ten yards to the
goal. The touchdown that they claim?
ed should have been allowed was made)
on what the umpire (a V. P. 1. man) [
claimed waa an legal forward pans.
In regard to our goal being In dan?
ger "four or five times.'' I notice that
the article failed to mention that we
got suspiciously near Teicha* goal on
several occasions. It also tailed to
mention that we gained more ground
exciuaive of mlecuee than they did.
If wo bad been outplayed and then'
have won the game by a series ot
accident*, then we would have no
ground for complaint about the write
up in question, jut ander the circum?
stances we do think that your reporter
made a rathe-- misleading report of ?
s same. very truly,
LESLIE B. WIOOS.
President M. C. V. Oene.al Athletic]
Sovember 3. ltlh
Game This Afternoon Should
Prove One of Very Best
The fs*t little McGulre bunch who
played lings over Academy last Friday
j to the tune of SI to w. will give battle
to the Invincibles this afternoon, at]
j Broad Street Park, the game beginning
, at 4 oVloch.
I Last year the game between these
rival* was a tie. The Inclncibles have1
! an enviable lot of player* to the set
! from- It I? generally conceded to ha I
I the fastest team around town for its
j weight- Unfortunately the four high
school r-ls;. era. who have hitherto
formed a strong part of the team, have
been requested to play only on the
public school team by their cssck De?
spite this. Captain Rushell win pat a
team ea the Seid which will da *r*dU
to any prep school.
McOalras'n fast backt eld. come nit
of pascbaU. Cog bill and Northens, are
all experts st brohes Sehl running. To
meet such s trio. Char lei Word, broth-]
er of the Btnan's star; Va*gh*a-Lloyd
?nd Hancock, win er.d****r to show]
their ability at tackling.
McCoirea Position . .fr nacfbtss.
left end .Ve*_
Freeman- left tackle _Hancock
Briggs.left guard Kleversshl
Montague. centre .Oerret t
Helton. rtskt guard . William* i
J A. Leach . rieht tachl* .Woody,
(Liest? not ?m<
kit***. right ead .Re "
CagVITt qa~ertar .JThrey j
Huggins to Manage
St Louis Browns
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Charleston College Detested in
One-Skied Gerne by Score
of 78 to o.
Gainesville, Fla., November t?The
University of Florida toothed* teem
defeated the Collage of Charleston
eleven here this afternoon by a score
.ef 7? to 0. Sensational runs for sub
atantial gain* were made by the
Florida players. The forward pass was
ased repeatedly by Florida, aad was
aa Important factor In piling up the
Randolph-Macon Scrubs Lose
Good Garne to Randolph- j
Front Royal. Vs.. November I.?Ran
dolph-Macoa Academy defeated Kan
doIph-Macon College s second team of
Ashland. Vau 14 to t te-doy. McDowell,
of Randolph-Maeoa College, kicked
Sold goal, the only point made by the
visitors. The Academy outplayed the
ceUege at all Manas. 1
a striking new*
style with an air;
! Gives pleiity of room to]
I show the tie. Preferred;
! nowby weB-oreseed men |
:who fsror the larger]
! -EOUINOX." easoa
made with the Fmt$mtcd\
! "Lock-tUmt-Locks" aad ?
wolgast to dk*w;
Southern Lad Holds Lightweight
Champion Wall in Hand, j
Both Badly Punished.
New Orleans. November 4.?Cham-,
plon AS Wolgast end Jo* Mandot. tb?,
local lightweight, fought a no-declsljn,
ten-round bout to-night at the Pelican
Park Arena. Honors were fairly di?
vided. Both men to-k and received s
lot of punishment and showed ths
marks of It Mandot. by bis showing.
Increased bis fistic prestige. I
Wolgast'! infighting was a feature.'
but niter the first few rounds the local
boy In this respect gave as good as be
received A large cr^wd witnessed the
The gute receipts approximately'
Bound one commenced at ?:U. Ths
men wens cool Mandot was ths ag?
gressor with Wolgast holding on. Wet
gust drove a bard let t to the body,
and heavy infighting followed Wol?
gast landed heavy body Clow*, and
atandot clinched. Honors were about
Round f?Wolgast landed left to thai
body and swung tp the Jaw. hTandut
clinching. Wolgast tanned a hard left'
to the body, and mfsscd n swing to the
Jaw. They clinched in the centre o>
the ring. Wolgast was the aggressor,
landing right und Mi to belly sad two
lefts to the jaw in a clinch. Mandot
landed right and *?ft on the Jaw, and
Wolgast clinched, heuna even.
Round 3?Wolgast led with a left to
the body. He fo.lowed with a left,
but Mandot eroes-countered aim with
a right. Wolgast landed a left to
the bead. Heavy inflgutmg followed
It was Maadot's round. T
Round ??Wolgast landed an upper
lent oa the Jaw and viciously forced
I Mundot to the rones. Wolgast stag
I gored Mandot with a left, aad re
, celved two lefts to the body in reT
i turn. Wolgast scored a heavy left
I on the bead, and heavy infighting ful
I lowed. Honors even.
Round 5?Wolgast forced the fight-!
' lag aad landed a left ea the Jaw aad
received heavy left la return en the
bead. We.gast landed on Mandot's
body aad neck, receiving heavy body
blows in return. In a clinch Wolgast
landed numerous body blows. Mandot
! lanoed to the chin and followed l?it to
nose, Wolgast "s In flight.ng was n lea
ire. Wo gast s round
Round ?? Wolgast. led with a left
to the body. Wolgast landed a heavy
, left on neck, Mandot scoring bard I
ea the Jaw. Wolgast followed Man-,
[dot all over the mag. Mandot land-'
ed a heavy left uppercut en the Beek
iaad a right on the Jaw. infighting.
followed. Round even. j
, Round 1?Wolgast landed a body
blow. Mandot landing a left to the |
I Jaw when Wolgast s ipped to the floor.
Mandot landed 1 sbt lefts to bead.
- Wolgast followed with body punches.
Mandot fought Wolgast to the ropes
with bard rights and lefts to the body,
. Wo.gast cl.ncbiag. Wolgast bleeding, >
? bad worst of round.
Round S?The men clinched. Mandot
doing good InOighting. Wolgast land?
ed left to Jaw and right to kidneys.
, Mandat, uppercut Wolgast. The local
man received a right and left to the
head. Wolgast bied profusely. They
fought cautiously in the centre of
the ring, each showing signs of dis?
tress. Wolgast received a heavy right
as the round ended with boners In
j favor of Mandot.
Round >?Wolgast swung left bard
'to the body. Mandot landed a heavy
left In a clinch. Mandot was bleed -
; lag from the nose. Wo.gast was knock?
ed to bis knees with n right. He
arose aad fought Mandot to the ropes.
Wolgast looking the warne for wear.
Mandot bit clean and landed seene
beav; rigots en the bead. Wolgast
cUac'acd. v? 'elans! reeetved heavy pun?
ishment ana was hitting wild, but was
still strong. Both men took much pun
tskment. Mandot's round.
Ron n<l 1 a?Mandot was the srggres-.
aor. landing two heavy lefts on the'
Jaw. Wolgast clinched missing n left:
Maadvt'a sidy. Mandot landsd fori
heavy rights. Wild fighting folio*ed ;
with the champ law oa the rupee Wei-j
gnat clinched In a rally in the centre ?
of the ring. Beth snea were weak. I
Mandot reeelved heavy rights ea the
head, aad staggered Weagswt wit* a;
right nana nunat? Desperate fight?
ing renewed. Wo gast being the ag
with) Mandot clinching Both
men ware eevurety p-rssh^d and ban?
st the aloe* of hsstfli
raWtHal te The Ttnsee^Dsssuteb. 1
Warrant*?. Va. Ben ember f?The
?r the County awbssT
team of the Ws ids in I
here thai aft era saw by
neat and fast throng Sow*. Dei
and WB its ass, the ee^ekfield e? the
school, stayed aaiaflant bask ?w
HAPPY WEI Ii
Victory Attttinst DavsuwOtt fcy
V. P. L
Lea-lastoa. Va* Korwltr e>-Thn
aad student Sttiy have net yet fatty
recovered treat taair surprise ?t the
result at last Saturaajra game with
Davidson College The Presbytertaas
came to Lexington with aa Mpia>
tioa reputed to he stranger than usual,
aad they always turn oat sane sad
Srltty alsveaa Harinc held North Care
liaa A. & at. tu a ions touchdown, aad
bavins pUyed etrons. consistent teat*
ball all season, they wore fsarsd by the
White and Blue, and a close ronfsat
was expected. The amazement was
Sreat when the Varsity, scoring with
apparent ease, relied the count agalaet
ths visitors up to Si points, the largest
score of ths season for ths Whits and
Blue, aad the largest ever run ap
Ths outcome at the same was act the
result at say lack of fighting spirit aa
the part ot Davidson, far they gamely
stuck by tbslr ?.uns until the close ot
the contest Orabam. quarterback tot
Davidson, oas ot the fastest man seen
here this season, did stellar work for
them, bat he worked practically unaid?
ed, and waa able to sat away with only
a few aad runs. McQueen, the bis Mdt
tackle, also played wall for the via?
It would be bare} to ptek the indivi?
dual star for Washington aad Lee, for
every man played a great game.
Sweeping end runs, lias plunges aad a
forward pass auceesaxuliy executed now
and then tell the tale. The policy of
straight football used In ths gam* last
Saturday with Wake Forest was again
resorted to. The team played la by
far its beat torn at the season. Ths
interference was splendid, the broken
Sold running at the back was spectacu?
lar aad the line opened ap base holes
for the backs to piuago through. ^
Coach E?uiy*s men have been show?
ing marked improvement sack week,
bat evea moat optimistic followers were
surprised at tbslr splendid showing
Saturday. They w'| meat V. F. L aaxt
Saturday at Boaaoho la good condition.
Stewart, ths bis tackle, waa injured,
but It Is not believed eerloaaly. Captain
MiUsr. the elephantine guard, was aat
of the game, Ths gams nest Saturday
promises to ha a sreat one. aad though
Roanoke dispatches say the odds favor
V. F. f. slightly. Wsshington aad Lee
will be on band to give taem the stiff
est kind of a fight and from the Mow
las of the whistle every man Is going
to fight his bast Ths student body
has been granted a holiday far the oc?
casion by the authorities, and will at?
tend sa masse.
SERBS 10 BRACE
Princeton Squad Now Looks to
Yale Game to Retrieve
Princeton. N. J.. November ?.?stu?
dent! who saw the same at Cambridge
cams straggling la yesterday, most or
them brokj financially, but not aa de?
jected la spirit as might be expected.
There Is vary little discussion shout
the game, the men having left it be?
hind them on the boat
la what la being said there Is very
little ia the way of criticism far either
the coaches or playera. The atten?
tion la aow being focused oa the Talc
same, aad It sssms to be the general
opinion that the defeat will be ot
great valne to the csnshes In build?
ing up the team for the final game.
Princeton bates to lost to Harvard,
but If there were a choice open there
would be no Hesitation oa the part
of any one to choose Harvards tea
the one to take the victory.
If the team can cams through the
Tale game with a victory there will
be plenty of reason at Princeton for a
celebration, even though It isn't In
commemoration of winning the inter
The team hi stW at Atlantic City,
aad what measures the paschen win
adopt to start the anal ersparst!oa
are still unknown. The squad will act
return to Price ton until to-day at noon.
In time for a shaft practice aa Oa
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