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the Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
Julian T. Fitzgerald has been re
elected president of the Western
Skating ass'n. Otto J. Krejci was re
elected secretary treasurer.
Pal Moore of Memphis put Artie
Armstrong of Chicago away in the
second round at Moore's home town
The Chicago bantam went down
three times in the second.
The announcement of Gilmore Do
bie's resignation as coach of the Uni-
The fighting face of Coach Gilmore
Dobie, who for eight years has guided
University of Washington football
teams through many battles without
versity of Washington football squad
was something like a 42-centimeter
shell explosion in northwest athletic
Dobie is nationally prominent in
the sport world with his record of
eight years' battling for the Wash
ington school and not one defeat on
Seattle fans quit the war news for
a day and talked Dobie his dazzling,
unconquerable teams; his reason,
whatever it is, for quitting the state
school, and what he intends to do in
The University of Washington
rah-rahs, who for years have stuck
out their chests and pointed to the
"All Victorious Eight Year" record,
have taken in their sails and are
thinking it over.
Dobie, it is declared, admitted to
friends that he was dissatisfied with
conditions at the Washington school.
He accuses that the students lack
loyalty and have no pep; that they
do not understand or appreciate what
it means to have such an athletic
record to one's school.
The U. of W. football squad with
out Gil Dobie, for some time at.least,
will be much like an ocean liner with
out a rudder. The students are try
ing to figure out what will happen
when he is gone and who will be
chosen to take his place.
Dobie, taciturn as usual, won't dis
cuss his plans for the future and has
declined to comment on the report
that he has offered his services to
the University of Wisconsin.
MORALS COMISH DOOMED?
The morals commission may be
knocked in the head by the Thomp
The morals commission a few days
ago asked the revocation of several
dance hall licenses for being breed
ing places of immorality. In making
this recommendation the commission ,
is believed to have trampled heavily
on the toes of close friends of the ad
ministration. City Comptroller Pike a few days
ago stopped expenditure of money of
the commission, saying it was illegal.
Miss Mary Synon suddenly resigned
as secretary of the body.
There is a possibility of the morals
commission being merged with the
public welfare department with Mrs.
Louise Osborne Rowe as the head