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Malcolm Calvin, fullback of the
University of Wisconsin football
team, has quit Conference athletics.
He resigned on the eve of a probe of
his amateur standing. Galvin, in his
letter to the Badger authorities, de
clares he is not a pro and did not play
summer baseball for money. His loss
to the Badgers on the eve of the Illi
nois game will be irreparable.
Coach Yost of Michigan has
dropped Benton and Eberwein from
the Wolverine eleven for infractions
The record distance in a forward
pass is claimed by the Oklahoma uni
In the game against Kansas, Geyer
of the Oklahoma team, shot the ball
55 yards more than half the length
of the field to a teammate. The
pass was successful and was the
turning point in the game.
As far as can be learned the pass
is the longest ever made in a game.
Chris'ty Mathewson still hopes to
be a winning pitcher and in an effort
to get back into his old-time form is
playing golf every day.
"Golf is the only mild exercise I
know of that does not wear on the
same muscles that are necessary in
baseball," says the Old Master. "Pain
in the right shoulder caused me all
my trouble this year and I have not
felt it since the season closed.
"I believe that by playing golf I can
make new muscles and build up gen-
Eddie Mahan, Harvard captain and fullback, on one of his runs
around end in Princeton game. The photo also illustrates Harvard's in
terference system, the greatest in football. Three interferers may be
seen advancing m front of Mahan, one of them "taking out" a Princeton
player who hadadvanced to stop Mahan.