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Forecast Points to Defeat of
Harvard Eleven.
Outcome of Football Battle
Hinges on Effectiveness of
New Tackle Shift.
Captain m mly. of the- Tale football
rleven. raid to ■» yesterday: "We Have
treat hopes .f defeating Harvard. Tlw
tMn! li a much better team than faced
Princeton. It is better uH«IWi. physically
«r,d mentally. It '■> certain that Yale will
work harder, much harder than against
Princeton. £ nd is much better able to make
that ■«* effective. Oar aoeai ■« high.
Hi- carne.-tne^ and contidenre were in
r&rtlous Captain Withington of Harvard,
tnd evoiv Harvard pan. for that matter.
v equally Mem that Vale s • day o.
reckoning has come, and In ;*ome ways
there is »ore reason to be optimistic.
Eetwetn th-se two fiTv^. then. the. poor
crit'c Mho is trying to fathom the depths
of football form finds it easier to point
to Harvard's clean string of games won
find Yale's broken string at games lost in
the effort to determine the winner of the
tattle of brains and brawn at Yale Field,
New Haven, to-day, but scores are mis
One week ago I had a firm conviction
that Yale would defeat Princeton, but
could find no logical conclusion, with the
Brown game fresh in mind, on which to
base ■ prediction. Since then the Yale
team has been under fire and not found
warning, and consequently there appears to
•be more reason for an equally firm con
viction that Yale trill defeat Harvard be
fore the sun j-ets this afternoon.
So different have been the fortunes of
,■- two elevens this season that it is lit
tle wonder that Harvard Is the favorite
Tale has beer, beaten by Wee* Point.
beaten by Brawn and tied by- little Vander-
Mlt. whereas Harvard has beaten Went
Point, beaten Brcnvn. beaten Cornell and
Imifn Dartmouth, among others. In a way
to imrress those who looked on that the
power was tremendous, the possibilities
«ndlefs The Harvard team was built on
a solid foundation of players tried and
true and carefully, patiently pointed to the
Btrneafte at New Raven The Yale team
was boat en ■ somewhat shaky founda
tion of players more or less green and In
experienced, but just as carefully and pa
tiently pointed to the Princeton and Har
vard came?
At Cambridge the eleven ha? been work
ing along with the smoothness and preci
sion of ■ pun motor in good humor: at
New Haven the eleven has been working
aJonsr with tb«» stop and jerk of a splmter
bas motor in ■■-'> temper. Who shall say.
however, that the Yale motor will not run,
10-day, as it did at Princeton, and who
nbaH say that its power and efficiency are
3...- so great as Harvard's?
Under the new rules Barnes of the past
have little or no 1-earing on jrames of the
future. Football form has ever been be
wiidering. but never bo much as this, year
trhfi) ■rative F'>or«=s lead one into a
perfect maz^ of doubt and uncertainty. The
fact that Harvard is unbeaten means lit
tle or nothing, even In. the, face of two
f- tunning defeats Battered by Yale. The
teams must be judged an their latest form.
f<> that the games of last Saturday . are
the only ones which are likely to have a
bear: I
If rale's strength was measured by the
Brown- game Yale would be an easy vic
tim for Harvard, to-day, but. Yale's
strength must be measured by the Prince
ton game, when the team rose above dis
couragements that had beset its path, and
so clearly outplayed the Tigers, both de
fensively and offensively, that the score did
not show the relative merits of the two
teams any more than Harvard's small
{-■ore against West Point showed the out-
F! siding superiority of the Crimson eleven.
All ■mm aside, It may be pointed out
that l lartnioiit. 1 ! gained more ground by
rushing against Harvard than was the case
against Princeton, which Indicates, per
haps, that the Crimson defence was no
Ftrouger than that of the Tigers. Yale,
however, gained l.V> yards by rushing
« gainst Princeton, which, if the line is a
cood one. indicates that Yale, also ran
break down the Harvard defence for sub
i-tamial gains.
PrincfTLon could rot make much impres
sion by straight rushing against Dart
mouth, wsiercas Harvard scored one touch
down at least by tills method. Indicating
clearly a powerful offence, but the Tigers
foand Yalc'.s defence a veritable stone wall,
f=o far as Firaight rushing was concerned,
•which leads to the conclusion thai the Har
vard attack is quite likely to be repulsed
*5 oasil3'.
It has been said by a number of promi
nent coaches this year that one team
must be Dally 40 per cent stronger than
another to Boon by straight rushing under
the revised < - ode, and with the Harvard
lean <-' Its best and the Sale team at its
worst it could not be said tbat this differ
ence exists. As a matter of fart the elevens
appear to be rather evenly matched, both
Individually and collectively, so that tta-
Yes one or the other has devised a scor
ing play the outcome will depend on the
Keenness of one or more players on either
team m taking advantage of tho excep
tional opportunities which present them
t-elvcs so often In new football.
The loose ball, whether in punting, on
tide kicking or forward passing, opens the
way to these opportunities, and Is a. con
stant menace. .Much depends this year
on the speed of the ends and the
surcnets with which every man on the
team follows the ball, and on this hinges
iin<> i f my reasons for believing that Yale
will win. as Kilpatrick lias no equal, in
my «ipinion, in diagnosing a play and fol
lowing the la, while Brooks, Scully and
Paul also showed particular aptitude along
these lines in the Princeton same. The
Harvard ends and Harvard tackles are
«boy*» the- average, and are quite likely to
be just as keen and just as effective in
following a loose bail, but th*> advantage,
aT any. lies with Yale because of Kil
j-a trick.
I have said more than once this year
thai scoring by straight rushing appeared
to if a last art when two teams were
fairly evenly matched, but I am. disposed
nan to revise that statement, being con
vinced that Yale's tackle shift formation
brought out of the West by Tom Shevlin
is not only a ground gaining play but a
scoring play. On this I base another rea
son for Yale to beat Harvard to-day.
The play in question originated several
>ears ago in the mind of George Woodruff,
or co it seems to me, and was remodelled
to suit the new conditions by Dr. Harry
F. Williams, of Minnesota. It proved a
cood ground gainer against Princeton, in
* nswr* or less crude form, and now that
more time has been devoted to its develop
ment it is almost sure to prove a good
rround gainer against Harvard, more par
ticularly as it baa ramifications not dis
closed a. week ago.
Harvard, no doubt, will be prepared to
some extent, as Harvard aaaats were on
band to watch it closely at Princeton, but
an adequate defence is none too easy, be
cause of the fact that little time is left
after the shift for the opposing players
to properly adjust themselves to meet it.
Cats had no offence worthy of the name
against Brown, but Yale showed a most
effective one against Princeton, one short
week later, which bespeaks the effective
ness of the play.
Harvard has a puzzling and strong ekln
tackle play, which Is varied by covering
of Harvard.
up the hall and pending a back through the
exposed side "f the line, which ha?- proved
<* good and consistent ground gainer in the
later games this rear, but Yak? defence
•will be harder to penetrate than the de
fense of Cornell ami Dartmouth, and. the
play does not appear to have the power
of Yale'F new tackle shift.
Further than that I am t^ld that one
of Harvard s strongest rushing plays bor
r« rP on being illegal and may be so de
clared by the keen-eyed I^angford. If this
prove to be the case the result might be
demoralizine. 1 have not Eeen the play in
question and do not take much sto^k in
the Funerption. in suite of the fact that it
ca-p.e from a thoroughly pood judge. Tt
strikes me, however, that Percy P. Hauph
ton is far to<> keen and f^re?i«hted to de
pend on a play which could be termed
illegal, arid consequently would act as a
boomerane Assistance to the runner hit
tine the line is paid to be the offending
point concerning the play in question
"The Harvard Alumni Bulletin" says in
it? current i«=ue: "Dartmouth"? errors had
as much to do with the size- of the score
a? Harvard's strength." This is a cold, un
biased opinion, hut as said before, the score
means little or nothing, and Harvard out
played Dartmouth, judged from a distance,
by about as mvi h as Yale outplayed
Princeton, and th» ease? nre somewhat
analogous, as errors led up to both scores
at Princeton last Saturday. Dartmouth
was quite the equal of Princeton in their
game m the Polo Grounds? several weeks
ago. when the Tigers, tl.anks to Pendle
ton, won by a score of 6 to *>. s>> that, for
gettlnt scores and looking only at the of
fensive and defensive strength of the va
rious teams. Vale and Harvard appear to
be wonderfully well matched to-day.
On all that has been seen on» eleven is
not behind the other in the fundamentals
of football, such as tackling, blocking,
breaking through, charging and provid
ing interference. As panted out in this
column yesterday. Harvard, in my opin
ion, can claim little or no advantage in
dividually, except perhaps in her substi
tutes. The outcome of the game, depends,
then, on whai I consider the greater ef
fectiveness of rale's wing as a
ground ga.in-n^ a t -i scoring play over Har
vard's ■well groomed attack, and r>n the
keeness of th« players of one side <>r the
other Jn following the hall and taking
quick advantage of opponent's errors.
The forward pass is too uncertain to be
considered, the play has not b^«:-n reduced
to a science and never will be, Tt might
lead to a touchdown, as it did in the Yale-
Princeton and rale-Brown games; it
might a>'t as a boomerang, as it di.l in the
Brown- Harvard and other games.
The case lias been made and can be
accepted for what it Is worth. In my
opinion the odds, for those who must
wager, should be at even money Vnder
new football the weaker team on h!1 the
essentials may win, but. everything else
aside, 34.0 M persons will see a football bat
tle on Yale Field to-day that will be bit
terly fought and cleaniy played— a football
h;ittle which, if s:pns point aright, has
rarely, if ever, been equalled.
Record Favors Yale in History of
Games in the Past.
The football elevens of Yale and Harvard
hare met on the gTidiron twenty-nine times
and Harvard has won only five games. Two
struggles went to a tie, while Yale has con
quered in twenty-three game?.
No games were played in 1595 and 1896 be
cause of some unpleasantness growing out
of the battle at Springfield. Mass.. in ]594.
Since football relations were renewed in
1837 Yale has won eight games to Harvard's
three, two being a tie at oto •. It is worthy
of comment that in that time the losing
team failed to score.
The record since 1897 follows:
If*?. Yale O Harvard 0
IBSB. Harvard.. 17 Yale. ... o
USB. Vhl*- 0 Harvard O
i:««» Yale 2S Harvard O
lltOl. Harvard 22 Yale . . . . «>
V.«i2. Yale 23 Harvard 0
1803. Yal* 1« Harvard _O
ISO*. Yale 11- Harvard ..O
IMS. Yale fl Harvard O
JW."6. Yale « Harvard <>
I^7. Yale 12 Harvard 0
JJ*"«. Harvard 4 rale 0
lUOB. Yale 8 Harvard 0
Telegraph to The Trihun*-. 1
OssininjEi N. V . Nov. IS.— ln a snappy and
well pl&>>-d football game McKenzie. School
to-day defeated the eleven of Holbrook
School by the score of 8 to 0. Line forma
tions and end ran?, combined with forward
pa bur 0. produced good, lively football on
the pan of the teams.
ya.te-Ha.rHJa.rd 'Battle Linear
• VAIJ-: , , HARVARD ,
Wt. ■ lit. Age. Player. , Position , Fluyer. Age. lit. Wt.
189 5.11 23 Kilpalri-k I^-ft Knd Right 1,. I>. Smith . .20 5.11 172
181 6.01 M Scully Left Tackle. Ki&ht. .. UldilnKton .21 6.00 18*
190 6.11 21 Fuller Left (Jnard Ki ht . . . .Fisher 22 5.11 195
190 5.11 23 Morris Centre Perkins. 23 6.00 177
185 6.08 32 .UcDrvltt Ri*ht Guard Lett Minot 21 6.00 204
186 6.02 21 raal Right Tackle Loft. McKay 23 6.01 211
173 5.10 22 **■■■■ Right End Loft.. . l^wis 21 6.01 175
152 5.11 21 Howe Quarterback ll%ghlSnlh 1!) 5.08 156
174 5.10 22 Held i^tt Halfback Right. .. .Wendell . 21 511 171
178 8.11 23 Daly Right Halfback Left Corbett 21 6.10 170
175 6.00 ■.'.' Klt>tler Fullback I>r*Uo 22 fill i7 B
Avenge weight — Vale line, 184 pounds; Harvard 1i,,,. 188 pounds; Yale backfleld.
169 pound*; Harvard b;«-kn>!d. 168 pounds; Yale eleven, 179 pound*; Harvard eleven, 181
pound •>.
J*rnbable Bubtitates: Yale line — Ends, Bmnelslrr, Vanghan, Van Slnderen; tackles,
Parage, Tomllwn; guards, Francis, Buckingham, «.r<-»n<.u h ; centre. Reed. Yale, hark
fleld — Quarterback. Merritt, Strom; halfbacks, liaker, lu-||]y, Corey, Freeman; fullback,
Probable ».üb«.tltutr»: Harvard line — End*. Felton. Jenett, O'Flaherty, Paln«; tackles,
Harm. Bu«b, K. H. Leslie. Purnuenter; guards. Stow, Blodgett, Kp,i<<; centre., p. D. Smith,
Huntiii ton, Armory; quarterback. Potter, Gardner, Johnson; halfbacks, Campbell, Pierce,
GrauMeln, Ted rrnthinpbam ; fullbacks. Morrison, Tryon.
Official*: Referee— W. * Langford. Trinity. Umpire— Pavid faMa, Brown. Field
Judge— Joe -u*i)«t<.n. Bovrdolo. Head linesman — W. V Morlre. University of Peaaavt
rrfiW-TORK DAILY Tnißryr:.\sATT rd ay. - y OTEMBER -'19»- 3010.' -
of Harvard.
Full "Record of J^ale
and Harvard This
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2 £.= g «r* 2. £ c g>B i j:: r
I*? I I=2 0 I ? 1 1 I2 1 I
= i!| ||.§. § <*• ill l|. ? i
I I ?\\ \ \ I I *% : i
rat? and team. ] '■ ?|• I • .' Date and train. ; •7£ ■m \ \
c.nt 28— Bate^ 4 2 0 0~~22 0 Sept. 28 — Wesleyan.. 4 2^6" (T~22 0
S ißoldnin 6 4 1 0 32 0 Oct. I— Syracuse .2 2 0 0 12 6
J£, BZ^m»p" ■"" 3 3 1 021 0 Oct. s— Tufts .. 3 2 0 017 0
Or lsZ?mber«r 3 2 • 017 0 Oct. B— Holy Cross . 2 2 0 012 0
nnt* i^BrWn '■ > * 0 0 12 0 Oct. l.V_W«t Point . 0 0 10 3 9
& ! ? : .? : "■' sisssr ■?r? ti :
5-r.:.S=fS'i,,v.l 11. « • ;;;• ,5z?;;- on .; jjj j %
Total. 04 VI ~« 0 153 5 ; Totals. ..•..:..■.... 14 93 1 90 39
«,ames *,m. 8: games lost. 0. I Garner won. 6; game, lost. 2 ; game, tied. 1.
riarer*. .coring touchdowns: Harvard— Grausteln. 4: Morrison 4; Wendell. 4; ( or
» tt •< wfthTnJton 2- IL D. Smith, 2; T. H. Frothin K ham. I; Campbell. 1; H. C. Leslie.
KrdSham. 1- Fetton. 1 ; total. 24. Yale-Core,. 3; rhilhin. 2; Kilpatrlok. 8;
I- V* \ rljUv 1- Den'inß 1- Strout. 1: Paul. 1; Brooks. I; total, 14.
flavVrf-orinsVoaK fromflHri: Harvard_l^ is . 3; Ted Frothin C ham. 1; Potter. 1;
WiK lMaTerr k irLing Ot BoaN a Harvard-*YHhington. 6: Fisher. 6; Ted
Frothln^ham 2: T. H. Frothinghani, 2: Minot. 1: total. 17. Yale-Daly. 7; Francis, 2;
total. 9.
Columbia Begins and Ends Its
Season on Same Day.
.Columbia began and ended its football
season yesterday when the freshmen were
defeated by the sophomores on South Field
by a score of 22 to 0. The first year team
played a hard game, but did not get within
striking distance of the sophomore goal
line. The game was clean and bitterly
fought. It was only in the last period that
the freshmen, giving way under the heavy
attack of the second year men. were swept
off their feet. Two touchdowns were scored,
in addition to two which the sophomores
had obtained in the first half, aided by
Although football has been under the ban
as an intercollegiate sport since 1905. more
than a thousand spectators were, stretched
around the. side lines on the field, a larger
crowd than has ever been present since
the days of the old games.
Ward, right halfback on the sophomore
eleven, fell on a fumbled punt on the fresh
men's 10-yard line and carried the ball over
for a touchdown within two minutes of the
'beginning of play. Shaw scored the second
touchdown in the second period on a ->-
yard run. and followed this by kicking the
goal. Maloy scored both of the sopho
mores' touchdowns In the last period.
The line-up follows:
Sophomores (22). Position. Freshmen _(o)._
emvther Left end £■»»
sßs£s: I^ft ta.kle Pennej
bS&: Left guard -^^
Titus Centre "<£?*"
Roos night K uard V\ <w-1
T« ,nWI nUht tackle Tracey
SeUtzeV.V.V.V. Rliht end ■ Van Bti T"
.- Shaw . ■ .Quarterback Rohrs
Ca«id 7 '""'.. ■ - 1.-ft halfback Brew**
Ward .::'.■. Right halfback ...... Haaren
Maloy Fullback 1'- Shaw
Touchdowns— Maloy «21. Ward. Fhaw. Goals
from touchdown (2). SubstUutes-C on
n ra for Caflßldy. Vhipps for Pr^n-k.>. Stewart
forTuylor. Referee — Dawson, Princeton, »tn
p] rP __McKenni:>. Columbia. Time of halves—
Periods of 10 minutes.
Erasmus Hall Meets Boys' High
in Annual Match To-day.
Several of the local schoolboy elevens
will conclude their schedule to-day. Seven
games are down for competition. Thn
Boys 1 High and Erasmus Hall, which so
far has undisputed rifjht to the interbor
ougli championship, will meet at Washing
ton Park, Brooklyn. Erasmus Hall ex
pects to repeat Us victory of last year.
De Witt Clinton and Stuyvesant meet at
McXulty Field, and the wearers of the
Black and Red should defeat their rivals.
The second teams of 'Poly T'rep" and
F>asmus Hall will meet to decide the
junior T,ong Island Interscholastic cham
pionship at Saratoga Tark, Brooklyn, this
morning at 10 o'clock.
The other games scheduled are:
High School of Commerce vs. Townsend
Harris Hall at Bronx Oval: Morris High
vs. East Orange, at Bast Orange; Curtis
High vs. Greenwich High, at Curtis Kield,
Staten Island: Commercial vs. Flushing, at
Commercial Field.
of Yale.
Leading College Foot
hall Games To-day.
College. rllff.
Yale vs. Harvard »w Haven
»tv York University vs. Navy. . .Annapolis
Trinity vs. West Point West Point
Brown ts. Ma**. Aggies Providence
S.vrarnae vs. Illinois. Urbana.
Rutgers vs. Stevens Hoboken
Lafayette ts. Vehigh Easton
Bncknell vs. Swarthmore Swarthmore
Tuft» vs. Hoi.v Cross Boston
Michigan vs. Minnesota Ann Arbor
Chicago v«. Wisconsin Madison
Perm. Cubs vs. Cornell Cubs. . .Philadelphia
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Yale and Harvard in Camp Away
from New Haven.
Tom Shevln and Other Yale
Coaches Express Confider.ce
in the Team.
# I By Telegraph to The Tribune.']
x **" Haven. Conn.; Nov. IS. -Th« Yale
football eleven put un the finishing
touches in preparation for the Harvard
Game to-morrow, at Vale Field this after
noon. The men came here from Meriden,
where they spent the : cht. In automo
bile.-, and, ..ie work over, went b^ck again
to keep away from the noise mil bustle
of the city, which is livelier than ever on
the evo of th- great struggle.
Tom SfcevHn, Walter Camp. Frank
Hinkey. Jack O^vsley, Ted Coy, Harry
Ho:;, George Foster Sanford, Frank But
terworth and George A«iee watched the
team run through a short signal and for
mation practice. The regulars were used
without any - :. : .- •■; lc n . The men who
will start the game are: Kilpatrick. left
end; Scully, left tackle; Fuller, left guar.l:
Morris, centre; McDevitt, right guard;
Paul, right tackle; Brooks, rierht end;
Howe, quarterback; Field, left halfback:
Captain Daly, right halfback; Kistler. full
Regarding wo-uld be substituted,
Captain Daly Faid It was almost a cer
tainty that both Harry Vaughn and
Bomeisler v.-ould play at end. while E.
Freeman, whose work this week ha? he?n
sorr^wiMt ?pecta^'i!ar, stands an excellent
rhanr-e of playing- part of the game at
halfback. Freeman has had little experi
ence, but has shown up exceedingly well.
He Is fa^t and aggressive. He approaches
Baker's type of play nenrer than any
other halfback, and if the latf-r's ankle
still bothers him Freerran will be the one
to po in '"Jreeley is another back of the
same g-eneral type, and there is a chance
of his playing for the same reason. Greeloy
was fast findiner favor among the coaches
until he injured his shoulder.
Reilly and Deming are other possible
backfield substitutions. Savage i= sure of
playing tackle for ;i time, replacing either
Paul or Scully, as occasion may demand.
Tomlinson and Mersereau are next in line
for the tackle position, but with little like
lihood of playing. Francis and Bucking
ham are the choice for puards. with small
chance of playing:. It will be Yale's policy
to substitute few men if. as ;? expected.
a close same results.
Word came from Farminaton. where the
Harvard scjuad is in camr. that the day
was devoted to walking and a short sienal
drill and punting pra. tice. No definite an
nouncement was made, hut it appeared to
be understood that Wendell would s"art the
game at haliback instead of Ted Frothing
ham. who has been ill for three or four
days. The players are in fine condition and
quietly confident.
Tom Shevlin. who whipped the Tale team
into condition to defeat Princeton, and who
has been on hand all this week, said: "We
have a good Yale chance ..f winning. After
the pame. If we win. I will have, something
to say. Our chances are good, but you
can't make a silk purse out of a pigs ear
in two weeks, no matter how good the men
may be."
Ted Coy, the head coach, said: "I think
our chances of winning- are good— very
good. 1 am confident, and everything looks
good to me."
The excitement and interest in the game
were never so great. The unprecedented de
mand for tickets, the uncertainty and the
possibility of a strong Yale "comeback"
have set everybody on edge.
The weather promises to he clear and
sunny, with a touch of crispness and little
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Frr<lf»rirk .1. Daly, captain of the Tale
football eleven, ••ill write an exclusive and
Inside «4t>ry of the Yale-Harvard game to
day for read*™ of The Tribune. He will
comment on tb« play and player* and "II
of incidents whlrh i»r^ sum to e<H-ap«
those who must vleir th*> «frnKg:!e from
the press hoi, perched hJnh on the* tower-
Inn east stand.
Captain Dalr wrote hi' Impressions of
(he Vnl»-rrinirli'n g-.tm* for The Tribune
a w»p|i ago In a mo«» Intrr^Ming; and en
tertaining way. The- |:im> at New Haven
to-day also «ili be fully covered by r«"»u
ular staff men and photographers.
Final Tests for the Army and
IMavy Elevens To-day.
Whil" Yale and Harvard will occupy the
centra of the football to-day, several
other came? of interest will be played.
Prominent among these will he the contests
between New York T'niversity and the Navy
and Trinity and th* Arm.. The result of
these two struggles wIH furnish a fair line
on the probable outcome of the game be
tween Annapolis and West Point next Sat
urday. On Election Day Trinity defeated
New York by a score of U to •?. but th»
teams were so evenly matched that they
will make gocd "trial horses. " Trinity has
one of the strongest eleven? among the
smaller colleges of the East this year, and
the Cadets will be compelled to put forth
their best efforts to win.
The Xavv has made a brilliant record so
far this season Among the elevens in th«»
"astern Dart of the country it is th» only
team whose goal line has not yet be«n
crossed. New York I'nlversity has a fast,
strong team, however, and the Navy will
get a thorough test.
Brown will have an easy opponent in the
Massachusetts Agricultural ' roUaae, while
a contest of much interest will be played
nearer New York between Stevens and Rut
gers at Hobck^n An intersectlonal strug
gle, also, is on the card between Syracuse
and the University of Illinois at Vrbana.
while I^afavette will meet T^ehigh at Eas
ton. Tufts will play Holy CrOBB at Boston
and Wesleyan will line up against Bowdoin
The Pennsylvania and Cornel] freshmen
will meet at Philadelphia to-day, while the
'varsity elevens of the two universities are
beiner groomed in private for the struggle
on Thanksgiving Day. «''ornell and Penn
sylvania never play on the Saturday before
their annual battle.
Several important struggles wil! be played
in the West, with mu^h interest contring
in the came between Minnesota, unbeaten
this year. and Michigan, whirh played
Pennsylvania to a tie a week ago. Tt wl!i
?e ttle the Western rhampionshH 1 -
Princeton Will Meet Hard Nine
Only Once Next Spring.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune 1
Princeton, N. J.. Nov. 18.— The rumor that
has been going the rounds of the Princeton
earnous for the last week that the Tigers
would Dlav Michigan In baseball next spring
was confirmed to-night, although no official
date was announced. This game has been
scheduled, on account of the vacancies
which are open on the Princeton schedule,
due to the fact that Harvard will be met
in only one game, instead of holding th«
usual series of three games.
A misunderstanding regarding dates made
the three-game series with Harvard impos
sible for next spring, much to the regret of
both universities, and it does not mean that
the series will not be played a3 usual in
future years.
191 1 OldsmobiU " Sptcial" S3OOC
sor 7 «.tca«er«. *0 H.-P. E^uippeJ *** »f»
dewchtble Dotch fore-doort. top «od wiadfhield.
A!»a built •• Roadster «nJ LiasouJia*.
Tickets at a Premium and %
34,000 Will See Struggle,
Many Special Trains to Lea?
Grand Central Station
This Morning.
Only 34.000 persons will s?e the aa*
football srame between Harvard and 7,
at Haw Haven to-day, while 3W,ga> %.,
been unable to secure tickets. N*»«f «,
fore in th» history of the strung!* has fi
demand for' seat? been no great. &»ca~
of the keen interest th» Yale manaaaai
Is planning to lssu« aisle ticket*.- y^
will consider themselves fortunate ta *
standing room, as offers of $:>"• tor a sg
are becoming common.
Perfect weather la predicted for th;
test. A fair and sunny day. with a %
rise in temperature. la promised €«»
auentlv the conditions will be all thac.ee;
be desired. Preparations for hands. $
tremendous crowd have be*n complete
the railroad and traction companies.^*-'"
While the transit facilities at New Ha*,
are not of the best, the street railway^
nany will do all it car. to carry the spat
tors to the field. A hundred and fifty £3
lev cars have been reserved '■> *ompc»
belt line running to the scene of the a
filet. It i." doubtful, however, whether tie
will be able to carry the thousands *>*
will arrive in New Haven in the mora.
hours, and mar.v will be compelled to ■»!
to the field. The residents of the clt7 %
be afforded the usual "spectacle of a .-.
march through the streets an ] out to c
gridiron, a long line of bright and asl~at.
color. •>-!?
The game will draw thousands froa $
city alone. The New York. New Ha?*
Hartford Ka'.lroad officials have innoflaa
that ten special trains of ttn coachn m
will be made up to leave the Grand Ceaa
Station every fifteen minutes '.-.etwan
o'clock and 11 o'clock: Besides th«et I
special trains, containing ten drawing n(
cars each, have been chartered for spa)
I-artie3. The Harvard Club will ; *-
private cars available for the u;e of :
members, while the Yale Club will *9»
three or four cars.
Some ad the well kr.oxn persons a)
have engaged special cars for th* trtp a
J. Pierpont Morgan. Mrs. William X '•"•;,
derbilt. George W. Perkins. Harry fin
Whitney. Mrs. E. H. Harriman, Karrr;
Black and Judge Elhert H. Gary. '.; ''"?*l\
Besides the eighteen special trains ft*
New York, the railroad company has
vided trackage for nineteen more fid
Boston and tne East
"We have been swamped wMk orders 4
accommodations." said the general pass?
' ger agent of the road yesterday. "Ths
I aan't been anything like it in. years. 7.
■ will be crowded to our utmost capaci:;n
take care of the throng that will yat;
New Haven from New York"
In view of the fact that the S«a Hot
House is being torn -lovin and visitors--,
the town v.ill find The restaurants oh
I crowded, the Yale University a urnoria
, have announced that the Tale L'nlva
; dining hall will be open to the use oXj
j graduates returning to the same, to tin
. relatives and friends and to all Ham
men and their Bjaaata
Three spirited interscholastic foota
gamps were decided; on the Prospect Pr
parade grounds yesterday. The teaa<
St. James's Academy defeated t^e E»
wick Htgh School In a clo?e and S*
fought match, the score canine tt.tol
The Manual Hie h School Annex a:d,Sa
Boys' High School Annex played to"** a
score tie. In the other game th« Tmm
eleven defeated th« Wanderers. sto I i
Stands the severest
tests — more depend
able than a railroad.
Very light upon tires,
and always safe,
"The peer of higher
priced cars. *'

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