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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 15, 1912, Image 15

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now a well-known lawyer in
Pennsylvania, has compiled a rec
ord of goals made from drop and
place-kicks in 25 series of games.
It begins with eastern games of
the '70's and includes also a few
teams of the west. This list
shows 148 goals in important
The eastern teams are credited
with 124 goals and the western
teams with 24. Fourteen eastern
teams, however, are considered
in this list and for a period of 35
years. Three western teams are
considered, covering 15 years.
iThis gives the eastern steams
about one-quarter of a goal per
team per year. It gives the west
a little more than half a goal per
team per year.
The fact brought out by this
compilation is the prevalence of
kicking in western football.
Tomorrow the third story of
this series, telling about the de
velopment of the shift formation.
Built like a pork pile and radi
ating good humor, Adolf, the re
nowned soft-pedal comedian of
, "Osgar und Adolf" fame, drifted
finto our sanctum recently Jike a
stray moonbeam. Adolf shook
' x hands with everybody, including
himself, and said he was not on a
business trip, but only hiding out
from Osgar, who had another of
his peevish spells. Not that he
minds being kicked in thestonv-
ach or being pushed in front of
moving trains by Osgar. Life
.jvould be dull and commonplace
to Adolf without that and he has
often nobly refused to take gas
just because some such stunt was
going to be pulled off by his pal.
He was dodging Osgar s'imply to
irritate him.
Needless to say that the public
is with Adolf, and every time he
manages to turn the tables on his
elongated, pessimistic teammate
in their brother act everybody
rocks with laughter. The Comic
Page would be an aching void
without Adolf.
And while the dear powers
were setting" on those Balkan
eggs, trying to hatch doves of
peace, that little bantamm roost
er, Montenegro, went out and
spurred old Turkey to beat the
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