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FOOTBALL PLAYERS KILLED IN A WRECK Train on Which the Purdue Football Team Was Traveling Is Wrecked Near Riverside Park, Indiana. Fifteen Dead Bodies Have Been Becovered and More Are Thought to Be in the WreckThe list of Injured Will Heacn Thirty at Least and May Go HigherNames of Men Well Known in Foot- ball World on the list. Indianapolis, Oct. 31.The Bi g Four train carrying the members of the football team of Purdue Univer sity from Lafayette, was wrecked near Riverside Park, this mornjng, at the edge of this city. Several players are seriously and perhaps fatally hurt. The team was scheduled to play with the Indiana State University this afternoon. A number of dead bodies have been taken from the wreck thus far, and there are still others in the -wreck. Some of the killed and injured are members of the team. The list of dead thus far identified is as follows: E . J. ROBERTSON, Indianapolis. WAI/TER R. ROUCH, IHttsburg. Li. E . RUSH . Pittsburg. R. J. HOWBLL, Corpus Christ!, SAM SQUIB, Lafayette. W. D. HAMILTON, Huntington, Ind. Iini. 5 J. M. HUNTINGTON, Lafayette, Ind. GABRIE L S. DROLLINGER , be headed. JOSEP H COATS, substitute player. Fifteen persons are known to have been killed. The list of Injured will reach thirty. Amon g them are: Jo e Knapp, Evansville. Joh n Miller, tooth legs brolsen. DP. Hitting, seriously injured. W. J. McManns, Davenport, Iowa, both legs broken. Clark Meyers, Montlcello, Ind. T. A. Bailey, Richmond, Ind. M. O. Wright, Pendleton, Ind. William Sprau, Sandusky, Olilo. Irving Long, Louisville. Charles Fansman, Cincinnati. Walter Taggart, Owen, Ind. Fred Riebel, Indianapolis, slightly injured. W. M. Leslie, captain of the team last year, seriously hurt. Captain Osborn, of the team, seri ously hurt. The accident was due to several cars running down from the switch at the gravel pit at Eighteenth street. The engineer of the students' special saw the cars approaching? and Jumped from his engine. The first coach was cut In two and the engine was thrown on its side. Many of the students who were in the rear coaches of the train were shaken up by the jolting of the cars. The second car, which was occupied by the Purdue band, was telescoped. A More Complete Account. LaterThe special train bore the Lafayette rooters, numbering nearly 1,000. It consisted of twelve coaches and was running as the first section at high speed. At a gravel pit switch near Eight eenth street a switch engine, with a cut of coal cars, collided with the pas senger. The passenger engine and first three coaches -were almost totally destroyed. The first coach was crushed to splinters, the second tele scoped and was thrown down an em - bankmen t fifteen feet high, while the third coach was. overturned. an thrown across the track. There is confusion as to what caused the acci dent, each engineer insisting that he had the track and did not know of the other train. A deep cut prevented a clear view of the track. The crash of the two trains threw the coal cars thru the first two coaches, in which were many of the players and substitutes. The engine, two coal cars and two coaches were crushed into a confused mass of wreckage. Under this pile of debris were fifty or more students of the university. The un injured in the rear coach hurried to the aid of the victims. Girls Aid In Rescu e Work. The work of pulling out the dead and injured was continued by the students and passengers, including many girls from Lafayette, until sur gical help arrived. The hospitals and surgeons' offices were telephoned for aid and physicians began rushing up in automobiles and carriages. Ambulances and special vehicles for hurrying away the dead and injured were hurried to the wreck. A large force continued tearing away the debris and removing bodies. The condition of some of the dead was frightful. One body was entirely beheaded. Others were terribly mutilated in other ways. Two of the dead, the Hamilton boys, were broth ers. One lived at Lafayette and one at Huntington, Ind. The crash of the collision was heard for blocks around and the news spread quickly and people hurried from every direction and women who lived In the vicinity came prepared with THE JOURNAL LEADS All Northwestern Newspapers, Daily and Sunday Com- bined in advertising for the month of October. Here are comparativefiguresfor The Journal's nearest com- petitor, The Minneapolis Tribune. The Journal mm ^ ~ tf f. remedies to assist the injured. All the ambulances of the city responded to the alarm. The wounds of the injured men were dressed temporarily and they were hurried away to the hospitals. The last bodies taken out were those of W. H. Grube of Butler, Ind., and Walter Furr of_ Corpus Christi, Texas, substitute players. Their mangled bodies were found buried under the overturned tender, crushed almost beyond recognition. There are 15 dead and 40 hurt. Som e Sorrowful Scenes. The scenes following the rescue of the dead and injured were distress ing. Men wept and cried aloud when, they looked upon the faces of their dead classmates or at the suffering of their classmates and fraternity broth ers. Here and there some one would stoop and lift from the face of one of the dead a handkerchief or piece of garment that had been placed over the features by some friend. Many of the girls rolled up their sieves and knelt at the side of the stricken men and bathed their wounds until the services of surgeons could he secured. All the young men killed were in the first coach which was reduced to kindling wood. They were found lying tangled and bleeding with the injured pinned against them. The coach held about seventy persons. Those who retained consciousness when laid on the grass urged and in some cases demanded that their friends hasten to the telegraph offices and inform their parents that they had escaped with a few bruises, ^ Several of the suffering fellows plteously pleaded that their names be not published because of the anguish it would cause their mothers or fathers. - CHICAGO VS. WISCONSIN Maroons Meet the Cardinals at Mad- isonWeather I s Fine. Madison, Wis., Oct. 31.Wisconsin and Chicago university football teams lined up against each other on Camp Randall, before an enthusiastic crowd. Eac h contingent had a large following of rooters. The Wisconsin team with the exception of Bain, the heavy In dian halfback who is suffering from an injured knee, was in good condi tion. The Chicago eleven was reported in good condition. While Coach Stagg did not claim the game in advance he felt confident. Arthur Curtis, Wisconsin's , coach, could see nothing but victory for the badgers. Following is the line-up: Wisconsin- Chicago- Abbott (Captain) L. E. Speik .L. E. Findlay L. T. Burrows h. T. Bertke L. ft. Ahlswede ........L.- O. Bemp C. Kllsworth C. Chamberlain . R. . Tobin R. G. Washpfer R. T. Maxwell, R R. T. Bush R. B.Kennedy R. B. Fogg Q. Eckersall Q. Vanderboom ..L. II. B. Sehnur ......L . H. B. Peterson F. B. Catlin F. B. Bain or Wrab'z R.H.B. Ivison R. H. B. YALE THE FAVORITE Early Da y Betting Wa s 3 to 1 Against Ne w York, Oct. 31.Early to-day the weather conditions were propiti ous for this afternoon's football game between Yale and Columbia. The bet ting reflected a very pronounced Yale sentiment, wagers being constantly made at 3 to 1 that Yale will win, and at even money that Columbia would not score. The probable way In which the rival elevens will line up at the start of the game is: Columbia Yale Bishop L. E. Rafferty L. Browne h. T. Kinney L. Bruce L. G.Morton L. Smythe C. Roarback Stungland R. G. Batchelder R. T. Thorpe R. T. Hogan R. Buell R. E. Shevlin R. Jones ? Q.Rockwell Buell I,. H. B. Owsley _ . H. B. Fisher R. IT. B. Metcalf R. H. B. Smith P. B.Bowman F. B, OfficialsPaul Dashlel of Annapolis. OfficialsPaul Dashiell, of Annapo lis Matthew McClung of Lehigh and J. C. McCracken of Pennsylvania. Time of game, thirty-five-minute halves. At the end of the first half the score stood 0 to 0. Word was received at Columbia university that Herschel C. Parker, instructor In the department ot physics, succeeded on July 21 In his attempt to reach the top of Mount Hungabee, In Canada. Emmanuel Church, Newport, which was erected by Mrs. John Nicholas Brown as a memorial to her husband, is to have a peal of bells, the gift of Mrs. John Carter Brown. In memory of her sous, John Nicholas and Harold. Daily Tribune, (27 issues) 1569 cols, Thesefiguresare from the daily record up to tonight. Tonight'sfiguresare estimated. -1 N* Sunday Tribune, (27 Issues) 1103 columns. SATURDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 31, 1903. 36 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK. MESSAG E T O BE WSEBYATIVE President Roosevelt Will Eschew Politics in His Forthcoming Address to Congress. His Advisers Persuade Him to Await an Analysis of Election Returns. The Chicago Chronicle, Democratic, Says Opposition to the Presi dent Is Increasing. New York Sun Special Service. Chicago, Oct. 31.A Washington special to the Chronicle (dem.) says: President Roosevelt's 'forthcoming message to congress will contain scant reference to political topics. The pres ident has been strongly urged by his MMI -3 J V ( 4 ISSUCS) :-'.- 427 columns. MADMAHlSlS V THE Witt lOUft Wanted Presidei from Enemies 1 -^\ ^ The Republican Quarterback Is Going to Have the Best of Interference to Clear the Path for Him in the Coming Political Game. Columbia. ..................*..********" friends to ignore discussion of the tariff and reciprocity, except reciproc ity with Cuba. Members of his cab inet who are credited with influence, have convinced the president that it -would be better to leave the discus^ sion of tariff and general reciprocity until December when the regular ses sion of congress begins. B y that time the results of elections in Ohio, Iow a and other states -where the tariff Issue has been prominent will have been analyzed. The standpatters in Ohio and Iow a are making a direct issue of their creed, and if they should win substantial victories, the president's friends believe that it will be time enough to celebrate when the regular session opens. The president is desirous of playing shrewd politics, He does not want to run the risk of sacrificing any of the advantages which he holds as the only outspoken and self-professed candidate for the republican nomina tion next year. H e appreciates that giant and potent forces are organizing in every section of the country to pre vent his nomination, and, failing in that, to promote the success of the democratic candidate for president. H e appreciates, moreover, that the movement is no longer confined to a single class of men, but that it is rapidly extending into every channel of national activity, that merchants, manufacturers and business men gen - erally are beginning to share the sus picion that the continuance of his ad ministration would mean peril to the continued prosperity of the country. His friends are beginning to fear that the opposition to his ambition, which is crystallizing inside of the republi can organization, will end in a bitter struggle for the control of the next national convention. Until two months ago it was con ceded that President Roosevelt would have no opposition. No w it is appar ent that there will be an abundance of opposition that the south will send solid delegations Instructed to vote against Roosevelt to the last ditch. The expectation of opposition from northern states also is a source of constant worry to the president's ad visers. The president is altering his course every day. H e is endeavoring to he conservative. Th e administra tion's press agents are no longer eager to exploit the president's athletics, horsemanship and eccentric states manship. On the contrary they arev striving to clothe every bit of infor mation which emanates from the White House with conservatism. f ACTRESS A BANKRUPT. New York, Oct. 31.Jennie Yeamana, the actress who is now playing with her mother, Annie Yeamans, in the Harring ton show, "Under Cover," has filed a pe tition in bankruptcy with liabilities of $5,763 and no assests except $150 worth of clothes which are exempt. She has four creditors, the largest of whom, arith metically, is her mother, to whom she owes $3J)0Q for money lent. , . in Ani He Is Arrested, However, Before He Succeeds in Seeing Roose- , ,velt. . .. Washington, Oett 81.Edward Tan ner yesterday attempted to force his way to President Roosevelt to appeal to him for protection from enemies pursuing him in an airship. Tanner is 39 and came to this city Monday, Late yesterday afternoon he entered the White House and de manded to see President Roosevel t He was intercepted by Secret Service Agent Taylor, who questioned him. Under pretense of being taken to the president he was hurried to the treasury building and from there to police headquarters in a cab. There HHHIIIIHI* MASK HANNA IN THE GAME *M..M.m............... ........... IORLDJIDE ELECTRIC STOR M to Froteot Him Pursuing Him Lirahip, It Is Accompanied in the Northwest by Brilliant Aurora ' Borealis. All Means of Electrical Communi cation Are Very Generally Means of electrical communication of all sorts was badly disturbed last night and to-day. Ocean cables, tele graph lines and even telephone lines were not working well owing to an electrical storm enveloping the whole earth. M....................H..............M..I HHHHHIHHIHIMlimnHmHHIH .................................MI..........................................M he was committed to the first precinct police station, pending an examina tion. Tanner says he was born in Geneva, Switzerland, and came to this country when 20. He married a Miss Jaeob sen of Davenport, Iowa, and with her moved to Memphis, Tenn., where he was a night watchman for the Koch medical institute for a number of years. . Hi s wife, he says, went insane, and he-had to send his daughter, Ida, to Davenport, where she resides with an aunt, Christine Jacobsen. Fou r years ago Tanner left Mem - phis because, he says, he was pur sued night and day by Dr. Koch, the eminent German specialist on pul monary diseases, in an airship, accom - panied by two men and three women. To escape them he has spent the last four summers in Yellowstone Park, and his winters in San Francisco. H e Came from Montana. LaterTanner is said to have come here from northern Montana and has relatives at Davenport, Iowa. LYDICK'S REN T ___________________ ^ Congress Must Act on the Matter Is NamedDole as District Judge. . / From The Journal Bureau, Boom 45, Fojt Build* ingr, Washington. "Washington, Oct. 31.Information has come to the interior department that George Lydick, husband of Nellie Lydick, is trying to collect back rents from the squatters on the allotments recently awarded to Mrs. Lydick and her children. The department has been asked to take no steps toward putting the Lydicks in possession until remedial legislation has been enacted which will enable the squatters to lease or purchase their holdings. Indian Commissioner Jones has again announced his intention not to do anything in this matter until con gress has had an opportunity to act and has instructed Major Scott, the Indian agent, to do nothing hut record the fact that allotments have been made. Competent authorities here say that Lydick has no right to collect rent and no authority to lease any of this property without consent of the sec retary of the interior, and that no leases will be approved for the pres ent at least. -.-.. ~ f W . "W. Jermane. ,J NEW R. R. IN MEXICO. San Francisco, Oct. 31.Word has just reached here that the Mexican port of Mazatlan is about to have railroad com munication with the interior of the re public, by the extension of a branch line of the International Railway to Durango. The proposed line is to be 160 miles long and will cost $17,000,000. ^ The storm in the northwest was ac companied by a brilliant aurora bore alis, and its effect was felt especially in the twin cities. Advices from Chicago say that seri ous electrical disturbances, said to be due to the aurora borealis or northern lights caused great inconvenience to telegraph and telephone companies to day. Telegraph wires in all directions from Chicago felt the effect, in some localities total cessation of business being necessary. Long distance tele phone wires were similarly affected, communication being entirely sus pended at timesT One report stated that huge waves of' electric force passed thru the earth, paralyzing the strength of the currents in the wires. Fro m Ne w York comes word that the Frenc h cable company gives notice that owing to extraordinary electrical disturbances they are Informed by the Europea n administration that busi ness will be subject to heavy delay. The cause of these storms is a mys - tery. Sometimes they are accom panied by displays of "northern lights" and sometimes they are not. They nearly always come unan nounced. There has been a close as sociation, however, between disturb ances in the sun causing big sun spots and such storms as that which pre vailed last night and to-day. The wide area covered by the storm would indicate that the Minnesota-Michigan football in Minneapolis to-day had "nothing to do with the case." r ~ BRELLIANT A T DULUT H Half an Hour's Exhibition In the Zenith City. Duluth, Minn., Oc t 31.The bril liant northern lights illuminated the heavens for half an hbur about mid night. The display was pronounced by several to be the most beautiful even seen in Duluth. It took the form of huge waving plumes blown by the wind, the tips extending directly over head. GOY . O F HAWAII George E. Carter, Present Secretary, Is NamedDole as Distrct triot Judgfe.. Washington, Oct. 31.The presi dent to-day made the following ap - pointments: Eanford B. Dole, to be United States district judge for Hawaii, to succeed the late Judge Morris M. Estee. George R. Cartel-, secretary of Hawaii to be governor of the same, to succeed Governor Dole. .* CRESCEUS WON'T START. Kansas City,-'Mo., Oct. 31.The attempt of Cresceus to lower his record on a half mile track, scheduled to take place here to-day, was postponed on account of rain until Monday,, .% * . .^^ *..-. MINN. FACES MICH. . O N THE GRIDIRON Great Football Battle of the Middle West on To-day. v Causes of Storms Are TJnknown Often Associated with Dis turbances in Sun. Both Teams Entered the Contest Determined to WinMinnesota Some- , what Nervous Owing to Absence of O'BrienBiggest Crowd Ever at a Game in the Northwest 0 ut to See the Battle. Disturbed. ' Minnesota and Michigan met this afternoon on Northrop field under per fect weather conditions. Th e crowd was the 'largest ever assembled at a game in the northwest. TTvliVy 20,000 persons crowded the grand stand and bleacher seats, and before the game started the gridiron was surrounded by a living wall. The Minnesota team was weakened on account of the absence of O'Brien and Burdick, but otherwise the go - phers were in good condition. Michi gan outweighed Minnesota by about three pounds to the man. The lineup: Minnesota Michigan Rogers, capt....!/. E. Longman .... . r.L. T. Maddock .... ...L G. Gooding ..... , C. Gregory .... ..R. G.ShuIte ...... ...R. T. Curtis ...... ...R. Si. Redden, capt Webster Stratuern Thorpe . Schacht . Marshall Harris . . Daviea .......L . H. B. Graver Irsfleld R. H. B. Heston Current F. B. Hammond ........F . 6. OfficialsReferee, Lieutenant H. M. Neely of Fort Sheridan umpire, Henry Clark, Jr., Chicago. Head lineman, Letton of Tale. Q. B". Norcrosa Special to The Journal. Northrop Field, Oct. 31.Nearly an hour before the game was called the seats allotted for general admission -were filled anctth e crowd -was packed six deep outside the Wire fence. The grand stand Riled up rapidly and Jt seemed probable that hundreds would be turned away. The weather was al most ideal with scarcely a breath of -wind and the field -was hard and in as perfect shape as could be desired. The various rooting clubs enlivened the time while the crowd waited for the appearance of the team. The root ing -was better than it has been for two or three years past. 2:07 p. m.Michigan team runs out on side lines. They take seats on the south side of the field. The team is greeted with applause from Michigan students and alumni in crowd. This is the signal for renewed enthusiasm among the rooters. 2:20 p. m.Minnesota team appears on field and is greeted by a -perfect storm of applause from both grand stand and bleachers. Minnesota team runs thru signals and the .sgwaed of the play calls for the cheers from the stands. Little difference between weight.^f two teamls&&^'SERpaTeilt. V"t?^ Wadaockii'Michigan* Right TacWeMii_ 2:25 p. m.Minnesota igets wes goal with advantage of a IiS-ht Miliatr Michigan kicks off. 2:2& p. m.Michigan kicks off to Harris, who fumbles Minnesota down at Minnesota 15-yard line. 2:27 p. m.Minnesota' bucks line for 8 yards in three plays. Minnesota is held for three downs without gain. 2:30 p. m.Minnesota punts. Har ris fumbles. Pass for Hunt. Michi gan ball at Minnesota 15-yard line. 2:31' p. m.'- Michigan is held for three downs and Hammon d goes back for 'ace kick. Pass for kick is funlived. Minnesota ball at Minne sota 22-yard line. Irsfleld bucks right tackle for* four yards. 2.32 p. m.Current makes three thru center. Minnesota is penalized 5 yaf "s for off side. 2'.. J- p. m.Harris g^es back for a punt. Michigan fumbles punt, but re gains ball at Michigan 38-yard line. 2:33Minnesota has had slightly the best argument to-day. 2:34Michigan tries left tackle twice but is held. Maddock punts to Harris at Minnesota 3 5-yard line. Har ris returns five yards. 2:36 p. m.Minnesota fumbles. Michigan ball at Minnesota's 45-yard line. 2:37 p. m.Heston and Maddock gain 17 yards. 2:38 p. m.On third down with three yards to gain, Hammon d tries fake kick. Minnesota/get s ball on downs at her own twenty-four-yard line after measuring inches. Minnesota is again penalized 5 yards for off side. _:40 p. m.Minnesota tries fake play without gain. Minnesota claims off side but it is not allowed. 2:40 p. m.Harris punts and Rog - ers downs Norcross in his tracks at Michigan's fifty-two-yard line. Hes - ton and Hammon d make six yards in two plays. 2:43 p, m.Minnesota gets ball on penalty at center of field. BEFORE THE BATTLE Minnesota Hope d to "Win and Wa s Bead y to Saw Wood. "We hope to win," says Michigan. "We are . sawing wood, but saying nothing," says Minnesota. "With the greatest gridiron battle of the year in the middle west but three hours away, both sides are quietly de termined, and hopeful, if not confi dent. Perhaps the Michigan men are the rnore optimistic. They have been so long accustomed to victory that it is hard for them to realize the possi bility of defeat. Minnesota is really in the more healthy frame of mind for the game which begins on Northrop field at 2,: 1.5 p. m. Her men expect to win. In fact, they feel that if every man plays up to his limit, there will be as little possibility of losing as there ever is in a championship game. Yet there is no overconfidecne, and a temporary setback will not put the men in the air, as it may possibly with Michigan. O'Brien will not play. While no official announcement of this fact has been made by Dr. Williams, it may be considered as settled. The state men t is based upon assertions by nien close on the inside. Sig Harris will run the team and give the signals. If he is injured it will be necessary to put in O'Brien, but it is hoped that Sig will be able to play thru the game. Sig has been doing splendid work In practice, and his kicking and handling of punts largely offset O'Brien's great er speed in'running the team. O'Brien is not the whole team, nor half of it, as many imagine. He is simply one of the most valuable players on the squad, and there is another man near ly if not quite as good, to replace him. Minnesota should win, either with O'Brien or Harris. Final Practice for Gophers. p& Th e Minnesota team had its final practice yesterday. It consisted of signal work, followed by the last in structions from Dr. Williams. While the mass meeting was in progress at the university yesterday, Dr. Williams . took the entire squad for a ride in 1 the country. Two large busses car- ICAL COOLER TO-HIGET Minnesptak^hould be able to stop our of fense"! wfn*fee'-fhft_.-'mbst surprised player , ' that ever stepped on a gridiron. , * : .',-_ yittf. - - , .. ^aries^ :fagg^J3l3a& to. m Games To-day. WESTERN. Minnesota-Michigan at Minneapolis. Wisconsin-Chicago at Madison. lllinois-lSorttwesteni at Illinois field. Iowa-Nebraska at Iowa City. Purdue-Indian at Indianapolis. Earlham-Indianapolis "U" at Indianap olis. Franklin-Wabash at Crawfordsville. Indiana Normal-Eastern Illinois Normal at Charleston. EASTERN. Tale-Columbia at New York. Harvard-Carlisle at Cambridge. Princeton-Cornell at Princeton. Pennsylvania-Bucknell at Philadelphia. West Point-Vermont at West Point. Brown-WullarriB at Providence. ...R. B. ...R. T. ...B.. G. C. ...L. 6. ...L. T. ...L. E. ...Q. B. R. H. B. H. B. ried the men.and they did not return until the mass meeting -was over and the crowd around the campus had dispersed. The men are fit as fit as a team could possibly be, with the ex - ception of O'Brien. Like Michigan. Minnesota will have no excuses to of fer in case of defeat. Michigan spent the day quietly at Lake Minnetonka. The men were given their last signal drill, and list ened for an hour while Coach Tos t outlined th.e details of the plan, of at - tack. The wolverines are more than confident, especially the new players. Yesterday they voiced the following opinions in regard to the outcome of the game : Captain Redden, of MichiganMinne sota will have to be much stronger than Wisconsin was last year at "this time to defeat us. All this talk about O'Brien being the whole show is a mistake. .We' believe, tnat nis presence in the game, would be a great aid to the Minnesota , eleven, but we feel that it will take eleven men to beat us and not one. We would rather play the Minnesota team with O'Brien in the game as we want the best team to win. Our men are all In excel lent shape and ready for the struggle of their lives. Of Keene Fitzpatrick, Trainer of Michigan Our. boys are in excellent- condition- The long"JpUrne dtsfe-not work any harm tor them. I have never seen a bunch of men***' work like they have. , J' f* . _ ., - Managefl,,of.fr| _ ^ Athletics of MichiganWhile I Know " ^ practically nothing' of the Minnesota ^ eleven, if the reports of their physical y condition are true, I feel that we have an- ' t|| advantage. Were they in the best possible ? ?$$ shape, I believe that the game would be _ a- toss-up with luck a big factor. As it^ ** Is, I am not at all confident of victory. "f*M Gregory, Michigan CenterIt will cer-,*'Sj^- tainly be the greatest battle ever waged M~ on a western gridiron. We are strong in Js' both offense and defense and if Minne- t* sota wins it will be largely due to the fact that she is on her own grounds. Betting FavOrs Michigan. The betting on the game continues to favor Michigan. The bets offered range from even money to 10 to 6%, All bets at 10 to 7 or better are snapped up eagerly by Minnesota men who are encouraged by tips from the inside. A sensation was created In a down town cigar store where a number of / rjj bets were posted yesterday after- ,/^f| noon. A former Minnesota man, now. in North Dakota, produced a large' - roll of United States currency, and announced that he wanted the Min nesota end of every Michigan bet on the board. After getting something" like $1,000 up, he left, declaring that there were too many pikers around* to suit him. Later he announced his. intention of donating $500 to the uni versity athletic association if he won. WISCONSIN ME N HERE They Thin k Wisconsin Will "Do" the.'"^ Chicagoans. & Amon g the many football experts ' who arrived this morning to see the great contest this afternoon Were Earl Schrieber, Eddie Cochems and ' Oscar Bandelin, all men distinguished^" for many years of affiliation with ath-^*"* letics at Wisconsin. Earl Schrieber has been assisting^ *4 in coaching the badgers and has beeiv'~- especially engaged this year in watch-/^ ing the play ot teams against which" *% Wisconsin will go this year. H e has'" if seen Chicago play twice this season^'j? and picked Wisconsin to win this af- ij ternoon. H e also thought that North-- '- J western would win against Illinois. }_ "As the scores have shown up to , date," he said, "Chicago has been '- greatly overrated and Northwestern/" greatly underrated. I think you will find after this day is over that Chi- . \ cago and Northwestern have 'been . more misjudged than even their, * scores indicate. , % "Wisconsin should win with a good* jg margin over Chicago this afternoon,! ^ altho it will be a good game which w am sorry to have to miss. Chicago-"'J. has its old. men but its style of play" "' is not that calculated to land many, games for Stagg this season. McGor-'5*l mack is a man you will have to look"^ out for. If he can overcome that dead Northwestern spirit he will have a dangerous team this year. Illinois can't play much football under "Wood ruff's coaching and Northwestern can beat, or should beat, Illinois easily , this afternoon. "Art Curtis has his work cut out for . him this year. He is doing nicely - fine, in factbut with Chicago, Michi gan, Northwestern and Minnesota to meet in one season Wisconsin is fac-' , ing a mighty hard schedule. We, would be very glad to see that North western game off our schedule. Wis-'^ consin will win it all right, but com-'^ ing Just as it does, five days before another big game, it puts Wisconsin.^ in a bad boat. -]M "I have no guess to make on the - Minnesota-Michigan game this after noon/bu t am inclined to regard.it as an even break." ,,^52 ' AMERICAN MURDERED. ^J San Francisco, Oct. 31.United StatesjJ Vice Consul Kaiser of Mazatlan, Mexico,'|.V| has just arrived here and tells of the mur der of an American miner named Dum bacher, near that city. It is thought rob bery was the motive as $5,000 which he was known to have possessed was miss ing. The United States consul at Mazat lan is investigating the case. f 3ff,