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TJHR OMAHA sr.VDVY BFE; NOVEMBER 3. 1912.
HUG SHAKESJAGK JOHNSON
Fagilistio World Passes Up the Big
HUNTERS FIND POOR PICKING , ALL EYES ON KANSAS GAME
Weather Has Been Altogether Too
Pleasant to Ba? Water Fowl.
Coach Stiehm Centers Attack on the
GATHERING OF WHITE HOPES
QUAIL SEASON 15 NOW OPEN (DIRECTOR CXAPP MUST BETIRE
McCarthy, CTran and falser Novi In
SUM for the Pivlni that De
note Supremacy tn the
For Fifteen Days Nlrarods May Sconr
the Fields of Nenraska for Bob
White - Jinny Hnnters
Go to the Fields.
Be Oroneht to llenr to
Oust lllm from Ills Office n
Member of the Athletic
How Joe Wood Pitches Fast Ball
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Br W. W. XAUClIITO.N.
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. l-."That's not
sporting news; It's police news." 80
claimed a copy rend or on the (porting
desk of a prominent paper once when
told br his city editor to hand'.e a story
having to do with the shooting of one
race track man by another.
And ho was right. When a sporting
man. or a man from any other walk In
life, becomes entangled In I ho meshes of
U10 Jaw, he la meat for tho reporter, who
keeps the public Informed In regard to
crime and Ita causes.
So, much baa boon written about Jack
Johnson and his topics of late that to
add a jot of criticism to the things that
are being said would savor of turning
the hose on a drowned rodent. Hut there
Is a sporting angle to tho Johnson cose
and It Invites discussion.
It scorns to tho writer that Johnson
has been eliminated an thoroughly from
the puglllstlo outlook as though he had
been signally defeated by some rival
heavyweight. Even the regret that no
one has been found capable of beating
Mm is expressed no more. The disgust
at his alleged misconduct Is such that
jk one wants to think about him In any
The last straw came when Hugh Mo.
ntosh of Australia cabled his agent to
all off negotiations with Johnson At
onoe. The action was so spontaneous
that one can readily Imagine how quickly
foaling against the big negro was aroused
In Australia when news of his latest
eeoapade reached there. If tho deal with 1
Mcintosh had gone through Johnson I
would hare reoelved iSO.COO, so that It i
'may be considered ho has been flnod that
amount already. And that In Itself la
pretty severe punishment.
dot In Rnirlnad.
Of course there will be no Johnson
Lemgford fight now so far as Australia
is concerned and there is equally small
chance of the pair mcotlng In this coun
try or England. The writer Is Inclined
to think, however, that the tightening
of the colls around Johnson so far as
the boxing outlook Is concemod Is not
bothering Jack, lleoent revelations con-
nernlnar hi nrivnta llfn Ai.v. n .K.ntfilnn
that Johnson has had no serious- thought I
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ui m-cmcHiu, uio ring via 11ml no would
like nothing better than to continue In
Ills present environment.
The exposure made may moke Johnson
feel like leaving this country for awhile
that Is, If ho continues a free man
and such being the case he might enter
tain one of tho offers placed before him
some time ago by the Paris promoters.
There Is a possibility, pf course, that even
Paris may withdraw Its Invitation to
Johnson to appear in a French ring, and
if this Is done the champion will be as
completely corralled, puglllstlcally, as a
steer In a pen, for the chain at disbar
ment will reach around the world.
Even with matters as they are now
there Is a good chande for the white
heavies to engross the public attention
It they have sense enough to rise to the
I) own to White Hope.
White hopes have bloomed and white
hopes have faded, but we stilt have with
Carty, and a three-cornered flstlo argu-
went among these, having for its pur-
r iuw,l0 of
the fires of In-'
terest burnlne brisklv f- vne
Bo far nary a one Of the hopes seems
to be displaying undud Iirtpatlenco to get
at one of the othero. It can bo claimed
Ju Palzer's case, of courso, that tho big
Iowart was held back by tho deadlock
With Mr. O'Rourkc. but now that amica
ble relations have been re-established,
Palter should be heard from.
Just what Jim Flynn's little game Is Is
not clear. A few months ngo he com
plained bitterly that ho could not get a
chance to show how good he wna. Now
ho flits front place to place and when
questioned about his rln plans, Is won
derfully noncommittal for Flynn. Even
Luther McCarthy or Luther McCarthy's
manager, which Is the samo tlilng-ao-
cuses tho fireman of being attacked with
chilled extremities whenver a Flynn-Mo.
t,artny match Is suggested.
Mornrthr In Itftlrctnent.
As for Big Luther, he has remained un
der cover since his two-round victory
oyer At Kaurman and has not attempted
to make canttal out of that achievement.
He is still In Ran Franclsoo for all the
writer kpows to the contrary and tho
ports hereabouts are wondering It ho has
determined to retire from ring pursuits,
"Nothing of tho kind," says a friend of
McCarthy when appealed to. "Here Is
the situation: There Isn't much compel!
tlon. between promoters nowadays and
the business of matchmaking has to bo
cpnaucted with the greatost secrecy,
ThaCs why you hear so little of what Is
in the wind. Don't bo surprised though
If you hear that McCarthy and another
prominent white hope are to box the first
of a aeries of white heavyweight cham
plonshlps in .San Francisco early In No
vember. I would not say for certain, but
I have an Idea that McCarthy's opponent
will be AI Palter."
If the event is arranged it will most
certainly arouse Interest. Tho San Fran
cisco sports . have Just seen enough of
McCarthy to create 11 desire for more,
They think his match with Kaufman was
too brief and one sided lo give an Idea of
McCarthy's general ring qualifications,
but they are willing to admit that ho has
one white hope essential, to wit: A er
WISCONSIN WILL PUT A
GOOD CREW IN THE RftOPS
XADISON, Wis., Nov. r The showing
made by Wisconsin tn the Poughkeepsel
races last spring has. resulted in much
better prospects for the crew the coming
eaaoit, and though fall practice now is
nearly ended owing to the approach of
Uie season whet) lee hosting will supplant
rowing. Coach Harry Vail, the veteran
of the Baltimore Ariel club, is keeping
.his men at work t every opportunity
He hopes to have a field of candidates
big enough to choose some real stars
.from the coming spring., for last spring
TUs supply of aspirants was notably scant.
Nearly every warm afternoon two boats
.have been rowing on Lake Mendota.
WHeo cold weather drives Coach Vat!
'.ana his oarsmen from the water they
jwlll take refuge In the boothouse, where
-they will work for tho remainder of the
printer on the machines.
A number of new machines are to be
Jnstalled and will greatly improve train-
-ing conditions for crew work.
BASE BALL ROWS LEFT OYER
Scaion Productivo of Many that Will
BOSTON BED SOX GET IN BAD
World's Champions Feel effects of
Loom? Opposition and Likely to
flnffer Next flenson
nr w; j. m'Iikth.
NEW YOIUC, Nov. t-Organlsed base
ball seems tumbling to the fact that
there Is . a limit to . human credulity ;
that It In about tlmo to scrnpo off some
of the barnaoles' that threaten the life
tho sport; that It will pay to Keep
the game above the mildest reproach.
The reoent world's series opened the eyes
of'tlio magnates, for It showed that even,
In tho holfht of tho most exciting com
petition tho grand old sport boa aver
witnessed that It was possible for a
strain of doubt to exist tn the minds of
the meet ardent 'followers.
This astounding eye-oponer developed
tn the final game botween the lied Sox
and aiants at boston. It was the eighth
gains of the series tn which the winner
was assured of the world's championship,
each side having won three and drawn
In the odd contest. Boston had turned
out record orowds all along. But to this
,m.portant tamo Jctlr hal' " rou"-'
patrons oame. These dyed-ln-tho-wool
patrons oame. These dyod.ln-tho-wool
fans had lost faith In1 the Doston man
agement. If not in the game, and with
every reason. Tho "Royal I looters,"
SW strong, had followed the American
league champions three times to New
York, at great' personal, expense. Beats
had been reserved for them at the Polo
grounds and at Fenway park, too, up to
tho seventh game. Alas, that day when
they marohed on the field 'It was dis
covered that tho common rabble had
usurped their places. The loyal legion
had to squat down In front of outsiders
who had their customary section. It was
a raw deal from the management and
was malignantly resented.
Sore Fans Start Hcandal.
Not once during the game did one of
this band cheer for a member of tho
lied Sox. Not once did Its musical col
lection play a Doston war song. Dut It
did cheer New York and aftor the game
angrily serenaded tho Doston manage
ualnit the homo team. That
ment. And that night a boycott was de-
nltcht, also, on every hand could be heard
murmurs against tho Integrity of the na-
llonal pastime. They were tossed hero
ttnd n. back ftnforth, uttcred and
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reiterated until some who should have
TYEUS COBB, CZAH AND AUTO
CRAT OF BASE BALL.
T. Raymond Cobb Isn't a bit bashful. He
admits that he Is the beat ball player In
the major Uagues and that 1 far and
away the greatest drawing card In Ban
Johnson's circuit. Cobb has notified
President Navin of the Detroit club that
he Is ready to sign a throe-year contract
at the mpdeat sslary -of lis. 000 a year.
He says that if Navin cannot comply
with this request be will, retire from btso
ball end go into business.
Cobb's value as a player Is not, ques
tioned, but many base ball men believe
that when he was suspended for assault
ing a fan In NeW York and the Tigers
went on strike, n sympathy with htm the
Detroit club received a knockout blow'
which eost many thousands of dollars,
Navin built ,an expensive, plant In De
troit with the Idea that the Tigers would'
remain high tn the pennant race. The,
slump In tho tem after the Cobb Incident
caused a big ailing off in the .attendance
at homs and consequently heavy losses
In rovenue which were entirely jmex
pected. Under the circumstances Cobb's
demand for a three-year contract calling
for a total ef 1 14,000 is pronounced en
tirely out of order.
known far better nctually half believed
them. Stahl and McAlccr worn charged
with having Jockeyed tho scries, draw
ing It out to that Doston might reap an
extra harvest In golden shekels. It was
this feeling, engendered by the "Itoyal
Hooters" that resulted In the dUmal at
tendance nt the final game and In condi
tions that are likely to' cause great harm
to tho American league cause tn the City
Luckily for organized base ball, the
last series was conducted above suspicion,
especially everything relating to the dis
tribution of ttcketi. Buch a scandal as
wan seen here and In Philadelphia tn
1911 might have been a death blow to the
game for tho public was eager to make
any sort of charge, tn Its chagrin at the
disappointing lied 'Box and a more dis
appointing management. It was the first
time In tho history of world's serifs that
some serious scalping scandals had not
developed scandals which were) later
whitewashed by the national commis
sion. In the performance of which aa
tlon the triumvirate, year by year, left
further grounds for dissatisfaction; on the
part of the great public In general.
Getifnv Hid of Fostel. 1
It comes, then, wtth some feeling of
satisfaction that 'organised base all ha
at. Jast been driven to a standi that is
likely to result In great good. This re
fers to the National league In particular
and to the whole family In general. Hor
ace Kegel, the talkative president of the
Philadelphia National league, has been
Impeached for his broadcast tirades
against the honesty of the great sum
mer sport. Ills trial will be held In th!
city on Tuesday, November 8s,' It! Horaoe
at that time is still among the magnates.
According to the vory best Informed au
thorities, President Tom Lynch of tho
National league bos a closed case against
the presumed owner of the Quakers.
Horace has done far lees to discredit
the sport through which he Is waking a
fine livelihood than has Charlas Webb
Murphy of Chioago. Dut the unfortunate
Horace has been far less discreet. MUr-,
phy confined all his utterances tojlsolated
talks, wnien ne nononaianuy cnoracier
Ited os falso the momoMt they appeared
in typo. Horaoo run around looking for
persons of unquestlonabla character, into
whose enra ho could pouf hlh atartlln?
charges of corruption and dishonesty.
Not content with that he rushed Into
print, furnishing certain nowpapers
with signed articles and writing In
criminating letter", to tho leaguoi execu
tive and it Ms colleagues.
Hornoo Alone la Fight,
Horace seems to stand alone tn 'his
fight. Former friends have turned a
cold shoulder to him. It Is tho universal
opinion that he will be fprced out of
bnsu ball If he does not fled as to retire.
Ivi,ch Is supposed to have every proof
ltnt he Is a disturber and a menace to
thi game and Is bent upon pressing tho
Oto to tho bitter end. It Is sold that
Oo to tne mtter ena. it is saia uiai necessary to make substitutions con
tho National commission will not allow tallty ordm 0 ,. p,am. a
the National league to sidestep the un- ' chance some time during the, afternoon's
phasnnt task of properly disciplining tho wrk.
b. ss of the Quakers. If Lynch's circuit - Th, men at present moklng up the first
irirs in evaoe ine poini me suprcins wuu 1
will take the case In Its own hands.
Tho tip comes from Philadelphia that
Fogcl is likely toforbstatl Justice by re
tiring from the head of the Phillies. The
present owners are willing to dtspose of
their holdings. Fogel Is reported to have
adrnltted that he Is willing to step down,
It fair Inducements arc forthcoming. In
tho meantime JLbe hot water In which
Fogel finds himself has drawn the fire
away from C. W. Murphy, believed in
many quarters to be tho real Instigator
of all Fogel's troubles. Murphy Is a
prominent member of the "In Bad" club,
and it would not be at all surprising if
he wero handed a little Burpriso -package
at 'the special meeting, November S.
I: comes on pretty good authority that
the Cubs are for sale. Perhaps Charlie
has seen the handwriting on the wall.
No tears will be wasted if both Fogel
and Murphy make room for better men.
Thise two have been a constant source
of annoyance ever since thoy were as
sociated among 1 the big ring of pro
moters. For ' years they insinuated
airatnit the honesty of their confederates
and belittled all the laws of the Institu
tion. No one will be sorry if the threat
ened trouble falls on them mounta'n hllh.
Fogel, at least, seems doomed. Murphy
for flvo years has been slippery as; an
eel, always wriggling away when he ap
peared to be landed. Whether It comes
now or later, Mr. Murphy Is bound In
time to hang himself or talk himself to
Arranging for Big
ITHACA, N. Y., Nov. t Arraniemtnts
aro being made for the annual inter
collegiate croM-country run; which will
be held at Ithaca on November ii. Don
ald P. Beardsley, manager of the Cornell
varsity track team, has been appo'nted
manager of the big affair, Manager
Beardsley has started to busy himself on
the course over which the run will be
held. The plana are to start the race
from Ooldwln Bmlth hall, over a course
pear Alumni field and the College of Ag
riculture, and back to a starting point.
In order to accommodate' spectators the
pfftc'ols are trying to map the course in
such a way that the greater part of the
race wtl be visible from Kite hill. Just
aa soon as the course is completed tho
affinals' wtlt haye maps made of It and
sent to the universities which will enter
The real officials of the race aa yet.
have noteen appointed that is, with the
exception of the (tarter. Thts officer
will be Jamec E. Sullivan. On the night
of the race Oustavus Klrby, chairman of
the advisory committee, will deliver an
Illustrated lecture on the recent Olymp'.a
Cy Young, veteran snap ball art!st, (at
left), and Toe "'n-d ..-w "tntp ball"
king. Five phases of Joo Wood's delivery,
which has mu
1913. Three motions Of tho arm BhOW how
he acquires mornentum. iwi.oo i..al inejby the dotted line to the batsman.
Soccer Foot Ball at
Out Good Players
BOSTON. Nov. 2.-A great "dcat of
emphasis is bolng laid oh the fall soccer
HnrJ,r7 . i. . . S.S i '
H Vii.en..:aPtain Bar-
,Z f , 7m , 3 "
nriVnl wnyt T
drilling men In the rudiments of the
S Aa ,reaUU,r ,tW8 lndivldual at"
P J'rS b8en
discovered, and the prospects for a good
team next spring seem unusually bright.
A very largo squad has been practicing,
and up until now the men have been
greatly handicapped because only one
neiu was uiacea ai uieir QUDosai
Another field has now been added and
thero Is plenty of room for four teams.
This will make It possinie for the, first
team men to play together a great deal
more than In the past, when It was
Pride of Cleveland's Team
Napoleon Latere rolled up his usual
high batting average In the season of
IS1J. His fugura was ST.
ThU irrand player's admirers all over
the country wtl. ba pleased to rtcc.ll the
day back in liX when Arthur Irwin, then
'manager of tlio Giants, secured an option
! on the big Frenchman's services for
$500. Lajorle was a member of the Fall
I River team, but when Irwin put the del
up to the ownor of the Fall River club
he was bluntly turned down. The Phtla.
delphla Nationals, however, paid for
wrlsf, as shown by the dotted line, snaps
the ball at the end of the arm mot'nn.
Besides giving It speed, this routes the
tall, as shown by arrows, and !t "Jumps'
before It reaches thm hnttor (nl.1
team are as follows: D. Neodham. right
n,...M. n,,.,. r r. JZJ .1
side forward; C. Jennings and L. Porter, !
.,,,.1.. .... n t n . , me norm anu inc jirraciiv mumu iimjr
ins!df tirZn rA, CIT ? bring them In goodly numbers, althougn
m1 fTSf 'h ?' K,;nba11, ,eft UtVhe.day of the Canada In this section of
Side forwards u. TTrnnnlr nenrvni tnr- ' . . . .
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wra, v. urani, ngm naiiDacx; c. Wes
ton and R. 8. Orlnnell, left halfbacks;
E. L. Barron, right fullback; M. Ruc)i-
mnr. 1ef t, n 1 .I. . n xi 1 -
" UneuP ,s ono ' the strongest that
has had In years and is bound
t0 Kve oppo-Ing teams a hard struggle.
Capta,n VaTron U a towor or.trength at
,eft hoJfbnck and In tho fall practice Is
easily living up to his reputation of being
on All-American selection. Other men
who are Rn0wlng up exceptionally wel
are Needham. Jennings. Porter and
Nlchoias. The great weakness of the
team na8 been , tho left where tno
forwards as a line' do not combine effec-
Uvely. This Is probably oue to lack of
practice and should be remedied In the
next few days.
A Uloodv Affair
of malaria, liver derangement and kid
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Key to the -Situation nee. Advcrtllng.
Lajorle's release and r',o!ned the tesr.i
forthwith as a first basement. His first!
appearanco at tho polo grounds in a
Phllly uniform was a strrtling success.
for he-knecxea the nan into icit neiti
bleachers, colled ''BurkevJIle," for a
homo run. Lojolo has been playing roajo.- I
league bass ball for sixteen years anl !
he Is not through yet. Ho Is about 17
years o)d and - always has taken care of
his health. It Is raid that he would
rather spend the evening In a botel lobbr
the road than vl.lt the theaters
jor other places of atnuseme-.t
In spite of all sorts of promises from
the weather man, the weather up to the
present time has romalned unfavorable
for tho duck hunters, and most of them
' now despair of any further very great
sport on the elusive quackers. Once or
twice the signs were good, but Just when
It looked certain that we were going to
have a little rough weather, out would
' come the sun' again and It would be
come as spmmerlsh as ever. Impatient
at the delay many parties have" been out
during the last week, but with one or
two exceptions, no one has met with any
thing but Indifferent success. On the
rivers there haibeen next to no flight
at all, and It has been llttlo better on the
However, It begins to savor of a change
, again, and If It comes there may be tol
erably good shooting for a day or two
I yet. Dut there can be nothing , -xtraor-
dlnary, as It Is a sure thing that the bulk
of tho birds have already hiked to the
south, all but those old winter mallards
and the hardy greenwtngs.
Sportsmen, nevertheless, ora extracting
some solace from the fact that the open
season for quail lo now on, and the most
of them are looking to tho brush and
stubble for their remaining fall sport. The
season begins November 1 and wjlt bo on
until November 15. 60 thoso who ora
counting on a day with Bob White had
better not dofer their outing too long or
thoy will get cheated all together. A
I was noted In these columns last Sunday,
quail are scarce at their best, but re
ports from different points up along the
Elkho'rn road show that they are In some
places quite' plentiful. Along the brushy
creek ways about' Btanton, they are said
to be about as plentiful as ever and some
fair bags have always been made by the
shooters In that vicinity. There are lots
of birds raid to be found along the hedges
and 'In the thickets near Oxford and
west of FUrmont and Geneva anJ rever.il
left for the latter grounds Friday evening.
AlortKT thi.' iilubr.,ra.
There are slathers of birds It is said
up tn the rocky and almost inacceealblo
canyons along the Niobrara, where the
cbvor Is always fine, but the shooting Is
so different all bolng on the snap prd'sr,
that oven the beat shots find it a hard
thing, to make anything like a satis
One thing-that seems to be troubling the
ennrman thi. fII 1 tho nnmrnmnn nmr.
city of geese. There has been but few
Hutchlns and wild geoee along either the
!Ml"ourl' P,a"t f LP and absolutely
no Canadas. The latter bird, however. Is
about the last of all to come down from
the north and the present month may
tne' lana is arjout over.
Quite a number of white geese passed
1 over the-city and suburbs lost Tuesday
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they were all high up in the heavens and
bound for the south.
Ralph Crandall of Chapman was on the
river Wednesday evening and bagged one
Canada and two speckled fronts. Ho, re
ports a good many duck traveling south.
Kenneth Reed, one of Dundee's most
enthusiastic nlmrods. Journeyed, .Saturday
out to the wilds around Gretna for a
few days' whang at quail. and webfoots.
Roed returned a short time ago from
quite a lengthy stay at Dewey and. Hack
berry lakes, about thirty miles out of
Wocdlake, but had only fair success
owing to. the almost sultry weather.
Captain and W. D. Tqwnsond go, to
A..u . ... v....K u, "V01.e.iorSUDStltmlm of lighter men 'In the threo
a week's quail hunting. Birds aro al-l mlllnn. ,..i, vm h... nWn a
S iUnd that! lf ,anywh"e'
WJth the recovery, of Billy's prize pointer
they should have little trouble In sosurlng
a good bag.
The albino pintail on exhibition In.Towri.
cend's window, which was killed on the
Elkhorn a few weeks atfo. Is creating a
great deal of comment from Dassarshv.
The bird la absolutely pure white, and
j although It bears little, resemblance , to
j the domestlo fowl, Is probably .the result
A red fox was killed Thursday mornlpg
by Chris Nelson In tho low timber ncr,th
lof Bancroft. .This Is the second, fox killed
In that neighborhood this fall.
Ncls Updike and party are beating up
tho- towheatls dut along' the river near
Brady Island, wfcere quail ark always to
bo found.' They Intend "fcetag 'gone sev
eral days and are counting on bringing
home a good mesa
Theo Wiseman' brought in -eleven quail
rromthe Bit PotrloTla s-liVt ov-n'ng. He
rt-ports the birds .to be very scarce and
secured his bag under the most trying
Several big catches of bass were made
out on the Oberf elder ponds near 'Sidney
last week by soma' guests of Joe Ober
felder. Tho fish weighed from two to
three and a half pounds!
Fred Goodrich Is back from a two
months' stay at Lake Caronls, northern
Minnesota, and he says he had better bass
fishing this fall 'than he' has had for
years. And Fred Is' a great basser at that.
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LINCOLN, Nov. 2.-(Speclal.)-l!'rom
now on until Nevember 16, Cornhtjsket
dom will focus Its attention on the an
nual Gridiron clash between the two an
cient rivals In the Missouri valley-tKan-sas
and Nebraska. With the Missouri
game out of the way, Stlohm will dt
vote all of his resources toward hum
bling Nebraska's most dreaded and honor
able foe, the Jayhawkeis.
A light game with 'the Doanc Tigers
next Saturday, Jn wh'lch Stiehm will use
many of his substitutes. Unless the col
legians spring on unlooked for. surprise,
the Nebraska mentor will point oil
practice during tho next- two weeks In
developing a highly trained gilulron
Owen Frank Thursday night took
charge of the scrubs and drilled them in
Kantos' formations, which he secured
while Inspecting the game between. Kan
sas and the Kansas Agg.es last Satur
day. Beginning Monday, Frank will
send his scrubs, coached In the Jay
hawkers' style of play, against the varsity
in order that Nebraska may, perfect a
defense to the famous "Minnesota shift,"
which Leonard Frank, a pUpll of tho
t wily Dr. Williams,, hast Introduced nt
Lawrence. Owon Frank reports .that tho
Jayhawkers havo adopted the Minnesota
shift with great success and tho Kansas j
scoring machine presents a most formlfl-
' lltf QnAie of Benson.
Tho Kansas-Nebraska gc'me Is the mallf
big game of the season. It has been offi
cially designated as1 "home coming day"
by tho athletic management and special
arrangements are being made for the en
tertainment of the Cornhusker aldmnl.
Desldoa the- game, a big banquet Is be
ing planned for the evenlrirr, with Goorgu
W. Kline, alumni secretary, In charge.
Plats at tho banquet will eost fl. Th
special stunts connected with the.' banquet
haye not been officially pisncd 'onr as yet.
but Kline says he has a very entertaining'
The reservation of seats for thagamu
is most encouraging to the management.'
Already individual orders' havo bean sent
In for HO Boata, while the South Omaha
Alumni association hzn rent forward
word for Manager Reel to set aside a
block of 11S seats. The Omaha areoda
tlon has requested Jlecd to reserve 00
The Omaha and South Omaha delega
tions are preparing to como .In a special
train, according to .the present program,
and other lout-ln-the-fitate delegations
promise to send largo represontatlonn.
Offlclqln Decided On.
The troublesome problem of .officials
has', already been disposed of with the
selection of Curtis, cx-Mlchlgan,- an ref-
1 eree; Qordort, .ex.lflssourl Valley college.
tne umpire, and Rellly, West Point, as
head linesman. . Curtis has officiated III
a. largo number of Missouri tvallcy gamed
and has always' given prime satisfaction,
Gordon and Rellly are both new officials
In this conference.
Comparisons between thq two teams
show tl?at the Cornhuskers will be out
weighed 1 In the tuckfleld, but have a
heavier line than- the Jayhawkers, male?
ing the average weight pt the two tcanvi
about equal. U 'anything, itho Cornhusk;
era will ave a ollght edge In weight, Qri
the other hand,, what Nebraska .gains
weight Is more than .offset by experience,
Kansas presenting .many veterans" In fts
AlthougA tho game Is yet two weeki
off, there Is a deciaed"fecllnc of con-
jfldence In' the Cornhuske? comp.' 'The
much more aggressive set of forwards t
' -,h. i .,.
the Corrihnskers' and the line, 'was th
only cause for worry In the Nebraskn
outlook,. 7h(e .Cqrnhusker, babkfleld, wlt'i
the. w.onderful Purdy, .Captain Frank oniU
HalllKan, will easily , oytflass tb Jay-
hawker backs. As tn. previous .games,.
Nebraska's fate, In the Kansas battle de
. " V"8 on lnc wo 01 ,"1 VrwBru B"u
tieum ueaevca tnat at Jasi, ne nas tns
' Clnpp Mnut Itetlre.- '
..Members' of the Cornhusker athletic-
j board arav' the authprity for', the atate-
irent that the nreaent season will witness
tho retirement forcibly ,'lf- necessary of"
Prof. R. O. Clapp .from nnlverelty ath
'etlcs. 'ciapp was denounced "at the meet
ing of ,the Omaha alumni Tuesday rilgbt
anil 'the sentiment of the Omaha alumni
Is- reflected ' In 'the .Ur.d'irferadukte body
-While .Clapp'e selection Is dependent "
tho .university - faculty, itsflf. It Is be
lieved that so. mucji . Influence can now
be brought to bear as to .make, his selec
tion by tv.o facujty . ao decidedly un
I fipylaros to be jrlsky.i -
The. Congregational school .at Doano fi
nishes tbp menu for Stlehm's warrior.
next Saturday. ' While the Tigers have
a strong secondary college team, It Is not
expected' that they will offer any atrohjr
resistance ' to the Huskers and Stiehm
plan -on presenting a varied ltnoup for
the reception of the Doarittes.
Nebraska has but thrco games left
to play, ba advancs Indications point
to one of tho most' ruccessful years,
financially, :ln Cornhuskpr athletics.' Tbo
board is already ahead of' the iecrl
established last reason and If the Kansas
game 'pans 'out anywhere near like it Is
expected to, 'tho reclpts will be tha
heaviest In the history of the Combusl;r
echool. ' '
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