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The Omaha
Nebraska Wins Hard Game from Iowa. Denver Overwhelms Creighton. Omaha High Wins
Game with Iowa a Hard Straggle
from Start to the Finish.
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.Nebraska Player Twice Cross th
Hawkeye Goal Line and Ontplay
the Iowa as by a Wide
Long Line of Beef and Brawn That Represents Missouri on the Gridiron This Season
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IOWA CITT. Ia., Oct. l.-(Speclal Tele
gram.) Nebraska, with every man on the
team battling furiously from the opening
of the first half until the referee's whistle
blew . announcing the clone of the game,
defeated Iowa In the hardest fought game
plRyed on Iowa field since the Cornhuskers
were here In IMS. The acore today waa
II to . Nebraska made all Ita point on
two touchdowns, one coming In the first
half on straight foot ball, ' when Kroger
waa ahoved over from the one-yard lino
and the other Boon after the opening of the
rewind haJf, Harvey catching , a forward
piws on Iowa's twenty-five-yard line and
crossing' the Hawkeys goal line. Btrkner
failed to kick goal on the second touch
down. Iowa made Its eight points on two
drop kicks, one by Kirk In the first half
and the other by Hyland In the second half.
The game was the greatest exhibition of
modern foot ball ever seen' on Iowa field.
Nebraska and Iowa both used plays
adapted to the new rules, but the Corn
huskers were more skillful with all their
plays than the Hawkeyes. Nebraska em
ployed the on-slde kick several times, and
gained ground on both of these plays. The
forward pass was used many times and
resulted In good galna In a greater ma
jority of the attempts. While the Corn-
buskers outplayed their opponents In both
Ives, at the opening of the Initial half
Jw displayed flashes of brilliancy which
,i firat gladdened the hearts of the Hawk
eyes, but Coach Catlln'. pupils were not
ble to keep up their gait, and after the
fh-st five minutes of paly were swept off
their, feet by the husky players from Ne
braska. laws Scores.
In the first five minutes of play, Captain
Kirk, star halfback on the Iowa team,
made a drop-kick from Nebraska's twenty
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' Sr' The CornhukTs, Instead of being
. w.i.uia,m ay Dring scorea against, were
38mtr.-ed on and rushed the Hawkeyes off
their feet for the remaining thirty minutes
of the firat half.
.On the klckoff, following the scoring by
Kirk, Nebraska braced In the greatest kind
of fashion, and on several plays carried the
bail down the flld Into low territory,
where Coach Catlin's much prided defense
was not able to withstand the onslaughts
of-; the Cornhuskers, and gave way to a
tralght-llne buck for a touchdown. After
, securing this touchdown Nebraska still
i played hard ball, and only for a fumble
'"i might hare made a second one.
. Kirk, who had been depended on by
da" lows; rooters to win the game, failed
miserably In his kicking after making the
first drop-kick In the opening five minutes
of play. " He tried several goals in the
first half, and In the first twenty minutes
of. the second half, but missed them all.
He was Injured about the middle of the
second half and was taken from the game.
Hyland. who did the drop-picking after
Kirk retired, tried four drop-kicks, making
one of them. In the last four minutes of
; play he tried one from Nebraska's twenty
' five yard line that would have won the
l game had It been successful. At this time
the Hawkeys rooters were hoping that he
i would kick the goal. Hyland was nervous.
, however, and the ball swerved to the right
i and missed the goal by several feet
Nebraska's Play Brilliant.
I Nebraska played a brilliant game both
on the offensive and defensive. The Corn
huskers' line from tackle to tackle held
i fully as well as It did at Minnesota two
' weeks ago, and Iowa was unable to pierce
! 1t for any considerable gains, this Inability
to gain against the Nebraska line forced
the Hawkeyes to repeatedly kick and at-
,tpt open style plays. These on several
occasions worked and resulted in tneir
getting the ball near enough to the Corn-
huskers' goal to try a drop kick.
The element of luck entered Into Iowa's
ncces. with the modern plays to a great
extent. Fumbles by Nebraska In the open-
I Ing half gave them this advantage for drop
M k,c,t"- Tne 'allure to recover the ball on
J', punts, too, by Nebraska also helped the
; Hawkeyes.
V The Cornhuskers fought an uphill game
' throughout the entire seventy minutes of
actual play. Chaloupka at right tackle was
a marvel. He carried the ball repeatedly In
both halvea for great advances through the
line. He plowed through both tackles time
after time and the Iowa deefnae was bat
' tered down unt'.I on several occasions It
, seemed that nothing could stop Nebraska
from Increasing Ita score by several points.
Offside play at critical points cost Ne
braska majiy yarda and probably one or
two touchdowns. Miner, who was substi
tuted for Kroger In the second half, did
some sensational running wtlh the ball.
On four occasions he carried it for long
gains. Two of these were for over twenty
five yanla. One gave Nebraska forty yards.
He dodged like a veteran going through
Iowa's line and evading clever tacklers.
Barkneld's Great Work.
Nebraska's back fluid proved a powerful
worker against Iowa's line. During tho
optnlrtg half, with Beltser, Kroger, Btrkner
and IK-in ley playing the four back field
positions, It did the most wondi'rful work
of the season. Btrkner, Beltser and Kroger
all hit the line hard and carried the ball
tor many long gains. Their charging waa
sersattonal at times. Bentley. who played
;' his first big game, held down the quarter
la back position Ilka a veteran. After th
V first five minutes of play he settled down
o hard work and ran the plays off without
balk. Ita also made ground when r.arry-
g the ball. Kroger left the game early
n the second half. Miner taking his place,
teltzer also was forced to retire. Sturs
leffwr arolrjr In e,.- V, i , xi-. m . . v. .
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jgame Beltser punted well, sending the ball
for forty and fifty yards. Ha threw the
ball accurately on the forward passes.
The steady and hard playing of Johnson
-and Harvey, the two Nebraska ends, kept
,Iowi from advancli far with the ball on
end runa No Iowa player skirted a Ne
braska w ng for any good gain.
Nona of the new "peek-a-boo" plays ware
disclosed by the Cornhuskers today. They
were not necessary to win the game, and
' "King" Cole had the team save themselves
V for Ames next Saturday. It was Nebraska's
treat defense that attracted attention again
and that saved the game. Iowa's husky
I " line and plunging backfleld men could not
ijaln through it Hart. Frum. Ewing,
Reading Left to Right-Roberts Anderson. Wright, Barkshlre. Rlstlne, Wilder, Ewing," Nee, Dennis. Roberts, Barnes, Cox. dove, Alexander. Idler. Ford, Burrus, Hill, Ollchrlst, Stump, Captain Miller, Crain. Wheeler.
Mount. Baughman, Cook. Kinder. McCoy. Driver, Rothschild, Saunders. Deatherage. COLUMBIA TIGKR FOOT BALL SQUAD. 1908. . '
Chaloupka and Collins . were neasly Im
pregnable to any attacks.
Iowa Wears Itself Oat.
The Cornhuskers worked so fiercely that
the Hawkeyes were soon worn out. and had
to drop the straight line plays. During the
closing five minutes of the last half Cha
loupka was severely hurt by having his
neck twisted and was forced to retire.
Bowers went In as substitute, playing
at guard, while Harte was shifted to tacklo.
Kirk. Hyland and Gross played star ball
for Iowa. The sensational tackling of
Gross was a feature of the game. Kirk,
while he lasted, worked hard and returned
balls with great speed. He punted the ball
forty and fifty yards. The last fifteen
minutes of play were of the most grueling
sort. Nebraska, with the game won, had
to fight to Its utmost In order to keep the
score In its favor. Iowa was desperate and
strove with fierceness to overcome the lead
of the Cornhuskers. Players were laid out
on both sides. Nebraska tackled the Hawk
eyes with a sureness that wore out their
opponents. Iowa after a brilliant showing
on the offense for ten minutes in the middle
of the last half exhausted Itself and Ne
braska, still playing with vigor, began to
advance the ball toward the Hawkeye goal,
when time was called with Nebraska in
possession of the ball on Iowa's fifty-yard
"King" Cole's men came out of the game
considerably bruised up, but determined to
get into shape for Ames. Tonight they are
all waiting for a train to take them back
to Lincoln, and rejoicing over the hard
earned victory. Iowa students had planned
a big celebration for this evening, expecting
that the Hawkeyes would win, but there is
no celebrating here. Everything Is as quiet
as on a common occasion. The Iowa city
la filled with hundreds of visitors, Iowa
alumni and others who came to see the
game. They began to pile Into the town
early this morning before the Inhabitants
were up and by noon the streets were lined
with people anvlous for the contest to start.
The Cornhuskers, led by "King" Cole and
Manager Eager, arrived In the city from
Cedar Rapids at 10:30 this morning over the
trolley line. A curious crowd met them at
the station and followed them to the hotel,
where they were admired until the coach
took them off to the grill and sleeping
room. The Nebraska team was taken to
the gymnasium at S o'clock, where they
dressed. At that time the seats on Iowa
field were well filled.
Start of the Game.
At 2:30 p. m. ,50 people were in the
stands. The Nebraska team, with Captain
Harvey at the head, appeared on the field
at 1:60. The crowd gave a Nebraska yell.
A few minutes later the Iowa team came
on the field. The crowd and band greeted
it with great shouting. Nebraska and Iowa
both worked out Blrkner and Beltzer tried
punting, both sending them for forty and
fifty yards. Iowa won the toss and chose
to defend the north goal. At 3:06 the teams
faced each other. Blrkner kicked off for
Nebraska to Kirk on Iowa's fifteen-yard
line. The captain returned It fifteen yards.
The first play was a forward pass from
Hyland to Carberry. .The ball hit the ground
and went to Nebraska. Blrkner on the f.rst
play punted to Stewart on Iowa's twenty-
yard line. There was no return. Gross
tried a taOe piay. There waa no gain. Ne
braska being offside was penalized five
yard. Kirk punted to Bently, who fumbled.
Stutsman recovered the ball on Nebraska's
thirty-five yard line. Kirk tried a forward , Two pay. gaye Iowa Un yardg Hy,and
pass to Carberry. He was not five yards out j punte(1 t0 VenUey oa Nebraska's ten-yard
from center and the pass was Illegal. Iowa ne Mmor punted tQ ree ,n the center o
was penalized fifteen yards. On the next ,h) fle,d HyIand punUd and iIarvey Be.
play Kirk punted to Blrkner. who fumbled cured th- on Nebragka., twentyflve.
on Nebraska', thirty-yard line. The ball , rt eturlnegKer went ln for Blrkner.
was picked up by Gross. Stutsman made chaIoupka and sturlneer made Xlftee
V!0V,P y a" utrnm th'J""-d n -tra.lSht line attack.: The ball
Kirk fell back for drop kick from 'e. Nebraaka.. thlrty.flve.yar(1 ,lne.
twenty-five yard line. The ball .ailed . ' '
quitrui urt tn tren uiq una wm . -v. w .
Nebraska, 0; Iowa, 4.
Next Drop Kick Falls.
Blrkner kUked off to Kirk on Iowa's ten-
yard line. He returned It five yards. Kirk
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punted to Be tzer In the center of the field,
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rie reiumeu u live aiua.
Blrkner made
five yards off tackle. Chaloupka plunged
through tackle for ten yards. Blrkner cir
cled left end for ten yarda more. Kroger
hit center for three. Chaloupka added two
yards more. Iowa took the ball on downs.
Kirk kicked to Bentley at the center of
the field. A forward pass from Beltzer
to Harvey was tried. It hit the ground,
Nebraska was offside, and ws penalized
five, yards. Beltzer punted to Gross in
the center of the field. A triple forward
pas. from Stewart to Colline to Hyland
gave Iowa thirty yards. Hyland made five
yards off right tackle. Kirk fell back for a
drop kick. Clvaloupka blocked the ball and
Carberry recovered It for Iowa. Stutsman
made three yards through tackle. Iowa
was penalized ten yards for holding. An
onslde kick by Kirk went to Bentley. He
returned the ball five yards. Beltzer kicked
to Kirk on Iowa's forty-five yard line. Car
berry madet four yards around right end.
Stutsman added three through the line.
Hazard hurdled behind the line and Iowa
waa penalized fifteen yarda Kirk punted
to Beltser on Nebraska's five-yard line.
Beltzer punted back to Kirk on Nebraska's
thirty-five yard line, and on a fumble Ne
braska secured the ball. Beltzer made
twenty-five yards on an end run. Blrkner
added three yards. Chaloupka tore through
tackle for fifteen yards. An onslde kirk
from Beltser to Harvey netted fifteen
more. Frum carried the ball one yard.
Stewart Intercepted a forward pass trora
Beltser to Hirvey, and Kirk kicked to
Beltzer, who returned ten yards. The ball
was on Iowa's thirty-yard line. On two
downs Nebraska gained three yards. Belt
ser punted and Kirk mado a fair catch.
Kirk kicked out to Beltser on Nebraska's
forty-five yard line. An onslde kick from
Beltzer to Harvey put the ball on Iowa's
forty-yard line.
Nebraska Gets a Goal.
A forward pass from Beltser to Harvey
gave twenty yards. Harte made three
yards through tackle. Blrkner. Kroger,
Beltzer and Chaloupka took the ball to
Iowa's one-yard line, where Kroger was
shoved over for a touchdown. Harvey
kicked goal. Score: Nebraska, 6: Iowa, 4.
Kirk kicked off to Chaloupka, who made
a return of ten yards. Beltzer punted and
Kirk fumbled the ball. Blrkner secured It
on Iowa's thlry-yard llrje. Blrkner tried
to place kick and failed. Kirk kicked out
from the twenty-yard line. Beltzer punted
to Kirk on Iowa's thirty-five-yard line.
Chaloupka made five yards through left
tackle. Conley blocked Beltzer's punt. Ooss
picked up the ball. Kirk tried a drop kick
from the thirty-flve-yard line. It fell short
Beltzer kicked out from the twenty-yard
lino. Kirk took the ball to Nebraska's
forty-yard line. Here he fell back for
another drop kick. He failed to make It.
Holtser kicked out to Kirk. Beltzer was
hurt and Mirer took his place. An ore-side
kick by Kirk went out of bounds. Miner
nunted to Iowa's fifteen-yard line. Time
for the first half was up. Score: Ne
braska, ; Iowa, 4.
Nebraska Scores Arala.
At the opening of .the second half Kirk
kicked off to Bentley on Nebraska's
twenty-five-yard line. Chaloupka made
five yards through tackle. Miner circled
the left end on a long run of forty yards.
Hate made three yards throuph tackle.
Minr booted and on an on-slde kick Kirk
fumbled and Blrkner recovered the ball.
A punt by Miner was blocked and Hyland
fell on the ball. Gross made eight yards
throusrh the line. Kirk made first down
Hyland carried the ball six yards around
left end. A forward pass from Kirk to
Colllrjs to Kirk gave Iowa twenty-five
yards. Kirk tried a drop kick from Ne
hraska's forty-yard line, but It fell short.
Miner secured the ball. Chaloupka made
ten yards. Miner circled left end on a
forty-yard run. Kirk was hurt. On the
next play he was hurt again and went out.
Fee took his place. Nebraska on repeated
line plays carried the ball twenty-five
yards. Nebraska was penalized twenty
yards for rough play. Blrkner made fifteen
yards. A forward pass from Miner to
Harvey was caught by the Nebraska cap
tain, who evaded two tackles and carried
It over for a touchdown, with Gross hang
ing onto him. Blrkner missed goal. Score:
Nebraska. 11: Iowa, 4.
Comly kicked to Harte on Nebraska's
ten-yard line. Nebraska, on line and end
plays, carried the ball thirty yards. Temple
was substituted for Kroger. Miner on an
end run was making a touchdown when
Hyland caught his sweater and held him
Iowa was penalized. Miner was forced to
punt. Iowa carried the ball to Nebraska's
forty-yard line, where Hyland fell back for
a drop kick. It went out of bounds. Ne
braska failed to gain and Miner punted.
Iowa Ktcka Field Goal.
Iowa advanced ten yards on straight
plays. Hyland made a drop kick from Ne
braska's twenty-five-yard line. Score: Ne
i ulcus, ii, iowa, b. nimner aicaea on 10
Carberrv on Iowa's twi.ntv.flv.varfi Im.
Minor punted to Stewart in the center of
the field. Iowa took the ball to Nebraska's
twenty-five-yard line on three -plays. Hy
land tried a drop kick but failed, Harvey
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; blocking the ball. Minor kicked to the
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center of the field. Iowa took the ball to
Nebraska's twenty-five-yard line on three
plays. Hyland tried a drop kick but falleJ,
Harvey blocking the ball. Minor kicked to
the center of the field. On the first play
Iowa was penalized fifteen yards for rough
I play. Perrlne was substituted for Carberry.
! uonua weni in lor uazara. cnaiouptta
was hurt on the next play, and Bowers went
' In at guard, Harte being shifted to tackle,
A forward pass from Bentley to Harvey
! netted twenty yards. A forward pass by
I Bentley fell Into Fee', hands. Fee made
no return. Time was up, with the ball in
the center of the field. Score: Nebraska,
11; Iowa, & The lineup:
Juhniull L. K. R. E.
Krum L. T I R. T.
Hart. Bowai L li.l R. O.
roiiius etc
Kwli.g K. -. L. 0.
chtloupka, Huta...R. T. L. T.
Harvey K. E. L. E.
B.ulior U- B ,Q. ft.
..Btutwnan, JohuAia
...C a berry, Parrina
tituier. Miner u. tt.
blfkner, I R. H Kirk. Y
Bturtmesgar R H L. H Collin. Tbom-
Kroer, Toiuple F. U..P. B Uaiard, Don Id
Referee: Hoagland of Princeton. Um
pire: ijtuart of Michigan. Head linesman:
Graham of Michigan. Time of halves: 6
minutes. Touchdowns: Kroger and Harvey.
Uoul from touchdown: Harvey. Drop kicks:
Kirk and Hyland.
Kearney Academy Wins.
BEATRICE. Neb., Oct. It (Special Tele
gram.) The Beatrice High school eleven
won from the Plymouth team thl. after
noon by the score of 18 to 10. Plymouth put
up a fine exhibition. The game was
strongly contested by both teams, Beatrice
won oa a forward p&aa.
Boys from the Mountains Too Fa
Local Lads.
Braise's Good Bight Foot Scorrf
' Firat Points of the Game
. Teammates Keep Vp
th Scoring;,
Denver University, 80; Crelghton,
Creighton'. football team was III
swept off Its feet at Vinton street!
Saturday afternoon when the fast if
university aggregation outplayed Crel
at every stage of the game and wl
the score of 30 to 0.
Early In the game It was to be seel
Dr. Koehler's squad was thoroughly
In all branches of the game, that thl
ran low and hard, that they had a
did kicker In Captain Brusse, thatl
Interference was about the best thfl
been seen In Omaha and that they tJ.
tricky aggregation and were not .afraid
to use their trick plays.
The teams were, of different build al
thoug the weight seemed to slightly favor
Denver. The Mountaineers linemen were
long and rangy and fast, while the
Creighton line seemed much more stocky.
But once was Creighton able to gain the
required distance to make a first down
and that was a sort of a fluke on a de
layed pass. Denver made two field goals
1 nthe first half, the firat after fourteen
minutes -of play making the score 8 to 0
at the end of the first half. In the second
half they played harder and faster and
Creighton at the same time seemed to
lose the necessary nerve to keep the pace
and Denver trotted up and down the field
at will, making long runs and forward
passes and when necessary kicking the ball
for good punts, Creighton being unable to
stop the cyclone.
Interference Strong;.
The style of interference which the Den
ver lads put up around the endsh seemed
to puzzle Creighton and often 26 and 30
yard runs resulted. When Skldmore would
start around the end he would have at
least five men to Interfere for him and the
Creighton ends and tackles did not seem to
be able to break up the play. They made
the mistake of all trying to get the runner
Instead of breaking up the Interference.
Around the ends was not the only place
Denver went, for gains for Schraeder as a
plunging fullback Is a corker "and when
several yards were needed on a pinch he
was simply sent plowing through the line
and Invariably made good. aFllure to call
upon him In the first half with the ball
near the goal line cost Denver a touch
down, but It was practically mado up for
a moment later, when Captain Brusse
kicked a goal from placement for forty-six-yards.
Creighton had kicked the ball
fro mlts three-yard line and Brusse made a
fair catch and heeled the ball. He then
sent It soaring squarely between the goal
posts for the second field goal of the game.
When Coach Kenney In the second half
saw the game was Irredeemably lost he
called upon his pony backs and several
other line men, but the new blood was not
able to stop the rushes of the Grizzlies. Dr.
Koehler did not call upon any of his sub
stitute, until there wa. but ten minutes
still to play an dthe game was won beyond
recall, when he relieved the members or Ms
back field, who had been doing such heroic
work. Things were getting a Utile rough
and he desired to save his men for the
big game with the Colorado Schol of Mines
next Saturday.
Creighton Wa. Powerless.
Tha, stocky Creighton team, the same
lineup which had won 'from the strong
Grtnnell team two weeks before, seemed to
be toys 1 nthe hands of the Mountaineers,
It was the consensus of oolnion amornr th
iuui umi roomers mat uenver nas a re
markable Nteam with a backfield such as
has seldom been seen on a western gridiron.
This bunch of backs, however, had great
support from the line men, so that when a
straight plunge was called for. there was
almost Invariably a hole and when the
backs weer sent around the ends they had
heavy linesmen to Interfere for them.
Denver won the toss and chose to kick
the ball, giving Creighton the north goal,
with the wind blowing almost from the east.
Schraeder kicked out of bound, on the first
attempt, but his second went better and
the game was on. Stevens made a return of
ten yards and then lost three on an at -
tempt at the end. Creighton kicked forty
yarda and Skldmore was downed In his
trac ks. Crow.ey made seven and Skldmore
failed and Denver kicked to Crelghton's
iweiuy-ara nne. utevens made two and
Lrognion aimed lor thirty jards, Stevens
downing Brusse In his tracks. Crowley
made a four-yard gain and Skldmore ten
and Schraeder plunged three Into the center.
The ball was soon carried to Crelghton's
twenfy-flve yard line, when Rubs circled
the for a seventeen-yard gain. After
two vain attempts to gain a far ward pass
netted a touchdown, but an offside play
saved the score against Creighton. A try
at goal failed.
Plenty of Kicking;.
Creighton kicked to the center and there
was no return. Two trial, with no gain and
Denver kicked to the twenty-five yard 11ns,
(Continued on Second Page.)
Anxious to win the lone conference game
on its schedule, the Iowa eleven will strain
every nerve this week to get into condition
for the Illinois game at Champion next
Saturday. Crippled, with Captain Kirk,
Hastings, Stewart, Perrlne snd Collins In
poor condition, the Old Gold will labor un
dere severe handicaps, but with the mem
ory of last year's brilliant victory over the
Illinois, Catlln expects his pupils will work
to the limit to perfect the complicated for
ward pass offense which proved so ef
fectual In the second half of the Illinois
game last year.
The coaches have Impressed the men with
the necessity of the hardest sort of prac
tice this week. Assistant Coach Griffith
came back from Chicago after the Chicago
Illinois game, and his lectures at the
nightly chalk talks did not tend to develop
overconfldence. He told of the clever for
ward passing of little Blnnock, and the
mighty defensive play of Captain Van
Hook at "open center."
Anxiety over the Nebraska game caused
the coaches to develop the men as much
as possible this last week, but Catlln will
not abate the pace this week trusting that
the men can stand the strain. With en
durance capable of a hard week's grind
after the gruelling Nebraska game today
they will greatly develop the pet plays of
the Hawkeye coach, including the "angle
play" formations which have so far never
failed to fool the opposing line.
Iowa students look forward to the Illi
nois game as the big contest of the sea
son, ranking firat In Importance as tt will
show the standing of the lowas In the
"big eight." A large delegation Is planning
to accompany the team and a party of
undergraduates have arranged for a special
car to make the trip.
Trainer Tommy O'Brien 1s aiming to have
Captain Kirk, the star Iowa half and drop
klcker, who was chosen by many critics
as all western half last season In the best
of condition for the Illinois game. A seri
ously injured knee, sustained In the Cde
game, has hurt the work of the Iowa leader
all season and O'Brien wishes to have him
In tip top shape for the big game of the
Athletic Association Will Enter Team
'or Croes-Conntry ltnn.
NEW YORK, Oct 31.-II is expected that
the Boston Athletic association will enter
a team for the cross-country champion
ships of the Amateur Athletic union, which
will be held on November 14 -at Celtic park.
Tho championship committee ha. also en
deavored to Induce the trainer, of the cross
country teams of the colleges to enter their
i"1 n lB the n411""1 croi.-country champion.
i ""'P'- They believe It would be the best
kind of ac tryout for the men for the Inter
collegiate cross-country championships,
which will be held a week later at Prince,
ton. The Irish-American Athletic club. New
York Athletic club. Mohawk Athletic club
' nd otner dubs of the metropolitan asso-
elation will enter their teams and there will
be a hard fight for premier honors.
Roy Welton, the Marathon runner, who
finished fourth in the Marathon race at the
i Olympic games, 1. in training for the ten
mlle run- which will be held on November
' 1 at Celtic park. Welton led the way for
j eighteen mile. In the Boston Marathon,
but had to retire owing to a split toe.
1 James J. Lee of Boston has also signified
i his Intention of entering this race. Lee
' took second place to Bellars In the flv.
' mile run at Travers Island a few weeks ago,
and is the five-mile champion of the New
i England association.
Plan to Have Competition with Yale
November .
ITHACA, N. Y., Oct. Sl.-The cross-country
race projected for the Cornell team
with some other college turns out to be
with Yale in New Haven, ou November 4.
Not only will the varsity cross-country
team meet that of Yale, but a freshman
squad also will be sent along to meet Yale
'13. It will be the first time since 1839 that
the colleges have met In a duel race of the
sort, and It will be the first appearance on
any stage of a Cornell freshman team.
if ,r i
lty of Colleae Mea Wh
V limner In Question.
ho Play
ELPHIA, Oct 31. The old ques-
ellglblllty of a college athlete for
rtlclpetlon In the athletic actlvi-
alma mater after playing base
the summer months and ac
therefore, has again come up
ii-nt, and this time It appears to
ne serious results as far as the
of Pennsylvania Is concerned.
ports the Quaker varsity base
lands In considerable danger of
of Its star members, and the
able fatalities from summer
h Is likely to extend to several
r colleges in Pennsylvania and
Pennsylvania who may suffer
Ion, as Pauxtls did last spring,
n Londrigan, second base;
cher, and Porte, catcher, these
been reported as playing semi
ball during the last Bummer.
h of professionalism are not dlf-
by the faculty and the athletic
if the university, and If the re
ibstantlated It will be "out" for
f.d ones. That will be a serious
blow to the red and blue's base ball pros
pects for next spring, as the men named
are the stars of the team and their loss
may prove Irreparable unless the miracle
happens of the discovery of three men of
as good class during the practice of early
spring. None of the men against whom
charges have been made will say anything
until their formal arraignment before the
faculty, and their friends are confident that
the charges will prove without foundation.
As for the charges against men In other
colleges, all are based on reported connec
tion of these men with base ball teams at
summer resorts, which were practically
hired by the hotels, and If all are true It
will mean a general slump In the form of
many of tho Pennsylvania institutions.
International Contest for Feather
weight Championship.
NEW YORK, Oct. SI.-Another Inter
national battle for the featherweight cham
pionship of the world will be fought at
Colma, Cal., on Thanksgiving day after
noon If Jim Coffroth, the fight promoter of
California, can Induce Abe Attell. the Amer
ican champion, to take on Jem Drlscoll, the
English champion, In a twenty-five-round
battle. Coffroth got Charley Harvey to
sign up Drlscoll when he arrived here from
the coast for a match with Attell, and as
the Englishman agreed to all the terms for
the contest, It Is up to Attell to cinch the
match. Drlscoll fights Matty Baldwin at
the Fairmont Athletic club on November 6.
and If successful against Baldwin, will
start for the coast after the bout
Th only hitch now In regard to the pro
posed match between Pnckey McFarland
and Freddie Welsh, the English lightweight,
Is the time for weighing In. McFarland
wants to weigh at S p. m., while Welsh
wants it to be at the ringside. Baron Long,
manager of the Jeffries Athletic club of
Los Angeles, expects to straighten out the
trouble by having the men weigh at p. m.
If they agree on this proposition they will
fight twenty-five rounds on Thanksgiving
Mlssonrl and Nebraska Expected to
Join Eastern Colleges.
NEW YORK. Oct. 31. - Although the
Eastern Intercollegiate Basket Ball asso
ciation has gone out of existence for i
year at least, the conference colleges have
grouped together to play a regular sched
ule of games. It Is expected that Missouri
and Nebraaka will Join with Chicago, Wis
consin, Minnesota, Illinois and Purdue In
forming this schedule. The fact that Chi
cago won the national Intercollegiate title
from Pennsylvania last March has helped
to boom the game greatly In the west,
Meantime a rather wiser control has pre
vented the game from getting Into such a
condition as In this section, where It was
thought wiser to abandon it for a tlmo.
Farrell Says Newark Man In Way to
Manage Highlanders.
NEW YORK. Oct. 31. Frank Farrell,
owner of the New York Highlanders, says
George Btalllngs. last year's boss of the
Newark Eastern league team, can manage
the Highlanders next year, but he dcesn't
say that he will. Farrell says there are
no obstacle, that can be thrown In Stall
lngs way If he chooses him as a manager.
Farrell, however, says he has not signed
Btalllngs as manager for the Highlanders
and does not know himself who will handle
the team next season. The one best bet Is
that Btalllngs will vin.
Phlllle Manager Say. He Will ot
Ge to Cleveland.
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. SI. Billy Murray,
manager . of the Philadelphia National
league club, denle. that he ha. receivd an
offer from the Cleveland club of flO.OQO a
year on a five-year contract to replacs
Lajoie as manager of the Naps. Murray
says hi. contract here .till ha. a year to
run and that the Cleveland offer, even
If It had been mad to him, would not be
considered under any circumstance
Black. Trowbridge, Powell. McBeth,
Bellevns Wins Close Contest from the
Boys from Hastings.
Although Kxeelllngr In Some Branches
of the Game, Hastings Loses
hr One Goal from
Bellevue college. 4; Hastings college, 0.
Outplayed In the first half and their goal
In constant danger. Bellevue came back
at the opening of the second half yester
day, and, sweeping Its opponents off their
feet, won the game then and there. The
actual score was from a well directed drop
kick booted high over the bars by Pearson.
He drove It from the fifteen-yard line, but
It had steam enough to have carried from
the thirty-yard line.
It could be argued with some plausibility
that Hastings ought to have won, and as
a matter of fact that eleven did gain con
siderable more ground than Bellevue.
Moreover, the visitors' long Journey and
the fierce pace Bet In the first half un
doubtedly told on them as the game pro
gressed. On the other hand, the kicking
of Pearson In the first half and the de
fensive work of Marvel must be reckoned
with In the saving of the contest nd,
aryhow Bellevue won.
Presbyterian was pitted against Presby
terian In the contest and the natural
rivalry of the two colleges lent added aest
to the game, which, from the spectator's
standpoint, was not excelled. If equalled,
cn a local gridiron this year. The game
was replete with th use of the forward
pass, and the on-side kick for which there
Is r.o penalization for failure was utilized
to decided advantage once or twice, Enfield
of Bellevue making a big gain on one play
of the kind.
At straight football, Hastings excelled
and Its Interference moved rapidly every
time. Hastings big gains were made, how
ever, by the forward pass and four times
being blocked and one falling short. A
fumble by Warner spoiled another chance
at a score and the fourth opportunity went
glimmering when a forward pass hit the
ground the eight of a second before the
end scooped tt up. Just at the end of the
first half Bellvue rushed the bull back to
the middle of the field and when the
It was within striking distance of the goal
line. Two place kicks were essayed, one
whistle blew the score was 0 to 0.
The intermission over, Bellvue got the
ball after the kick off and In turn essayed
the forward pass. It was worked prettily.
Marvel would dash to the right as If for a
quarter back run and then crisscross the
ball through the air to the left end. Two
plays of the kind were what put the ball
up where Pearson kicked It over the crosn
bars. Hastings worked the pass a llttln
differently. The quarter not run but the
other backs sallied to one side and then
the quarter threw to the other.
Many Fake Plays.
The old fashioned crisscross and some
new varieties were attempted with fair
success by both sides and were successful
because the defensive playing of the end.
of both elevens was mediocre. Some of
the long gains In running back the ball
after kicks were due as much to the many
tackles missed by the ends as to the speed
of the runners although both Warren of
Hastings and Captain Marvel did show
great speed in open play.
The prettiest single run of the day was
that of Warren after Bellvue had scored
and he once more got the ball near tho
Bellvue goal line. Three desperate line
bucks failed to gain, however, Bellvue
showing good grit when hard pressed.
The lineup:
it e.iR. k.
..Stooaey, Munfer,
... Philips
WeiiB ....
Waa-nr ....
Harbour ...
Benedict ...
Sherries ...
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...,R. T.I L. T...
... R K i L. E...
... Q. O !Q. B ..
....L. II I R. H...
t... Boaderar.n
Peal )i
Marvel, Morter
... R HUH
F. B V. B
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iReferee: Connell. Umpire: Clevenger.
Field judge: Lieutenant Riley. Linesman:
Crack Long Distance Men Are Plana
nlnx for Competition.
NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct Sl.-The crack
long distance men of the country are al
ready thinking about the Marathon race to
be held here on January 8. The course Is
under tile usual distance for such events,
being only seventeen miles In length. This
will Iw the first Marathon to be held In
tho south, but It will undoubtedly be mado
an annual event. Valuable prizes will bo
given to the first five men to finish, while
bronze medals will be awarded the next
twenty-five contestant. The raco ia open
to all registered cthletes, and American
Athletic union rules will govern. Entries
cloae on January 1.
Porwnrd Pass Win Game.
FREMONT. Neb.. Oct. SI. (Special Tel
egram.) Fremont Young Men's Christian
association foot ball team deefated Valley
this afternoon In an Interesting game by a
score of VI to 1. A phenomenal run by Val
ley's quarterback of seventy-five yards
was al lthat save dthem from a shutou .
Fremont scored on three goal from th