Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, November 04, 1911, EDITORIAL, Page 12, Image 12
12 mi: omaiia. satlhdav. novkmiiku 4. urn. It's Rather Late for Misquitoes at That By ''Bud" Fisher I . 1 ' ' . .J,i A ' ' ' M ( REDSKIN WONDER IS FOUND j Oklahoma Indian at Carlisle is Set tin; High Mark. MARVEL OF ATHLETIC ABILITY Carlisle Student Who is Showing Much Class as an AU-Around Athlete ! Titers of th aad Ko Trl Accomplishes AstaatsMnx Feats' nllk tha Vtaooat ElW, CARLISLE, Pa., Nor. S-Tfaa 1911 foot ball leuon haa brought Into tha public ya a young Indian student at tha Car $sla school, who promlns to become ona f tha greatest athletes tha world he avar known. James Thorpe, a 8ao and To from Oklahoma, came to Carllala In IK with no knowledge whatevar of athletic, and ainca than ha haa accom plished auch a marvelous variety of ath srtlo feats on floor, gridiron, diamond, track and field that tha world of oo lingo fralnera haa bean, astonished by hi achievements. . It la difficult for anyono to ballava that an apparently normal youth oould rank among tha leading attaint of tna world In mora than ona or two, or parhapa three, apodal Una)) of activity. But Jamaa Thorp haa approached world record in to many lino of activity that physical trainers are at a loan to account for hi feats of etrangth and endurance, i Thorpe it not only a baaket ball player, at which game he fill tha center posl Uon with truly remarkable skill, but he Ja a baae ball pitcher of great talent. And cover any of tha aacka or outfield position) with a much, credit a a pro fessional player. He can .put the. sixteen-pound shot forty-three feet and broad Jump twenty two feet ten Inches. He haa done much better than this In practice. He can run 100 yard In ten second. Ills school reo erd la ten and one-fifth aeoond. When he tries the high' Jump his measure la als feet, but he has done better than that The high hurdles are easy for him In fifteen and four-fifths seconds, while Id negotiate tha JJO-yard hurdle In twenty-sis. second. This youthful redakln hunts, pluy la crosse, tennla. Indoor base ball, hand ball, hockey all with equal skill, and ran fill almost any poaltlun In a foot ball team with credit. A foot ball halfback he la probably seen at hi best, whirling, twisting, dashing and plunging, for one moment bewildering his opponents with lithe, panther-like leaps, and tha next crushing his way through a maa of would-be tackier with the ferocity of an enraged bull. On great American coach said after seeing him play at Pittsburgh that It was worth five times the admis sion to a gam to ae Thorpe tear down the field for spurt. , Thorp I only ti years old. I als: feet tall and average about ITS pound i In welsrht. lie gave little promise of hi wonderful latent until his second year at Carlisle, when. In a dual meet against Syraousa university, the aborigines were victorious by a narrow margin. Thorpe won the high jump, bread Jump and wa first In the high end low hurdles, de feating Thur In th shotpuj and getting second place In the hammer throw. The asm year, at the I'ennaylvania Inter collegiate meet at Harrlsburg. Thorpe won the high Jump with a jump of six feet, broad Jump, hammer throw and high and low hurdles. A week or two later, lii tha Jailed Atlantic 1'Utrlct Athletic association meet held at Philadelphia, he took first place In the five events men tioned above. Imrtng the second year at Carlisle Thorpe wa a first substitute on the foot ball eleven and played In several game. .The next year he played regu larly as left lialftwirk and lift; an to show 1 stellar qualities. He punted well and kicked field goals, lie scored tlis touch down which tlvd I'enn. After school In Wi ha took lila summer vacation and did not return In the full, although his term of enrollment here had not expired. Beatrice Players Are Given Hard Work EKATRJC Neti.. Nov, 1 -(Hpr-HaM-Coach Rathbun of the Beatrice High achool foH, .ball eleven yesterday have lila playera the hardret day's work of tha wk for the big game with (Jmaha (Saturday afternoon, which will drclda the state championship. All the mriuliers are In fine contrition and will enter the contest to la. . . Norman, right tackle, will not play be cause bis pareiiU olJe t to h;a folio win j the game, ami fur the further nan i that ha Is baik in his studies. He has been replaced by l'onald Yale. There I much speculation litre over tlie outcome of the content. Action phntographa of Jimmy Thcrpo. tha wonderful Carlisle Indian student who bide fair to become one of the great- eat all-around athletes the world ' haa ever known. Foot ball is where Thorpe shine most. However, hi work on th gridiron Is so well known that it doe not need to be pictured. The photograph show the redskin hlfih-Jumptng, playing basket ball, pitching base ball and broad Jumping, and the sketches depiot some ot the lesser sports at which he is adept. NEBRASKA OFFTO BEAT AMES Cornhusker in Fair Condition and Hope to Win. CADET BAND IN THE .PARTY t ji Oaaaha Alamnl Nocceetle In Ralaln Kaoua Maatr t Bead tee riayers Hornberg-er at Center. LINCOLN, Nov. ,-Speclnl Telegram.) Accompanied by Coach Htlehm. Alt ant Coach Ruthbone, the cadet band and about twenty other undergraduate lv. nty-one Cornhuoker foot ball warrior left this afternoon over the Kock Island for Ainu, where they meet the Agsles In the second battle to detoi mine the champlonsnlp of the Mtxaoilrt valley. At the lat moment annpuncement was made that enough funds had bean raised to arnd the cadet hi lid along with the tram, providing tha members were willing to share amull portion of the epen themselves. Approximately joj va raiaml !y tlio Omuha alumni and the total cost of sending thr thirty ri' Ci-s wna t". The rremherH readily conaented to muklng up the a'UHtl,iial over the amount se cured from the Omuha alumni. iual In (.noil Condition. The ronilnuixl Mld Wealher 1 very much to Sllelun's liking and served to p'sce the rquud In the beat of condition, nf'do front u few minor lirulaea. tiwen I'lan'.: ia rtlll chailvy limae. ger; quarter, Totter and Warner: halves. Owen and Ernie Frank. Russell and Itacely; fullbacks, Ulbson and Purdy. Ir. it. a. Clenp has received notice that the Missouri valley conference cross country run would be held at Lawrence, Kan., on November 28, the same day as tha Nebraska-Kansas foot ball gam run. Under the newly adopted rule each coj leg can enter six men, and the first five finishing for each school will count In the final score of the race. Ashland High Ties Lincoln Academy ASHLAND. Neb., Nov. a.-(peclal Tele gramsThe foot ball game this afternoon between (he Ashland High achool and tha Lincoln Military academy resulted In a tie, neither aide being able to score. Twice during the game the Uncoln goal was In danger, when the local bunch got the ball to within a fool of home, losing it on down. 1'orward passes were much In evidence, hut In a majority ot rasea were Incom plete. I'eualtles wei-e frequent. Whevler, Lincoln's right end. wa the If test player, but buinit iigntweittht he was easily downed when tackled and' failed to make any great gain. Ward, the Uncoln' big center, was alao a stnr, though a slow going one. HI 240 pound t'f beef came In good play whan thrown against Aahlund'a light center. Clark. The Ahlaiid stars were Oranger. tll- IlKhtly crippled with u utixmi, Waybrtght and Holme. The nlv lillf Kvnie Trunk hta'ai lliioutliotit was Interesting and ami ft COACH STAGG NOT HOPEFUL FOR VICTORY OVER GOPHERS MINNEAPOLIS. Nov. J.-Coaih Stagg cf Chicago aaid today regarding the foot ball game with Minnesota: "The way things look to me. Minnesota has the edge on Chicago." Early today th odds were I to 1 that Minnesota would defeat Chlcoga y Mnrphy Will Dlrvc-t Athletic. PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1. Connie kliuk, ituinrr ot the Philadelphia Ath leitua. t'Xlay decnied to appoint Daniel iurphy. rlht fielder, inp'aui of the Itun In eui-ceion to liiLrry Davis, who lias Joined Li cievelajid ilub a luuuager. t.td hand, hut bMh will start the game. and Owen will probably piny the foil rrventy minute. Alihough it va thought (Hilt prchahle Ihut HornboiKcr would bo played at guard Unload if center In the earlier part of the g.tine at least. SMehm ha evidently reconaldored hi determina tion and will prooubly start with Horn beiger at tenter and Elliott at hi old position at guard. The N'tl.ruiika mentor had no comment to ofter on the outcome of (he game with Amea, encept that he expected It to be a bard battle. He also aaaorted that if Nebraska Von at till II would be by a big score Men Who Made Tri. The mrn who made the trlit besides th ccaehi and Trainer Jurk lust. Included; Captain Blionku. ends, t'haunur, Iofgren, Mulllann and McKre;' tackles, larmon, Anderson and Bwanson, guards, Peartton, lCllott, Itoss and fcWiki veutar, Uwtubar- This la the second tie gsme for the home cum on the home grounds, two won and tre lost at Nebraska City. The lineup: . AttHLAND. UIUTAHY At'ADKMY. UK K K . U T I; T. L .0 H U. . I' If... .R.O.I L K T I LT. . I l a. .-. .VI i y... K 11 I L H. ... r.i P... Xssoe. KnuuinsM UH H H .-ituuies. AShi.iiiu, atcNeit and Morris: I .mom, fasaell and .vr. Heferee, HartMrli, Lincoln. I'niptre, Col lins, Lincoln. panrisrs Ville I'UUS .r MM ilisiicsr J Wsybrtaht HJimsB t UtruBl It. V..!.nM Vk slr Santa luoilf Hsy WM Tl Hlls ... SMmosr. tlMislr fsasvr Insists . tliva ituf-as.t COTNER WIPED OFF THE FIELD Peru Collegian. Drub Christian Warrior to Finish. SCORE TWENTY-NINE TO NAUGHT i . " Betban, Players nable to Make Calaa Kxeept by Knd ltnos Per Hhawa t In Uest Form oil Keaaou. WESLEYAN UNI. WHIPS ,. THE BOYS OF BELLEVUE . Vsjvleyan university foot ball team de feated the tiellevue college boys at Hello-' vim c'rlday aiterauea by the avore of 1 U " PKRIT. Neb., Nov. S.-(Speclal Telegram.)-Teru pummeled the Cotner foot ball team all over the gridiron this after noon, 2 to 0. lit on of the flrecest con tests either tetun ha waged this season. Peru kicked off and Cotner advanced the ball by end runs and line plunges until within a yard of the goal, when they loHt the ball on a fumble, and Ludka of Peru reoelved the ball, kicking It to cHmms. who dashed across the field and planted It squarely behind Cotner' goal line. Ilenfro kicked an eaay goal. In the second quarter Cotner was forced to the. fifteen-yard line and Benfro was pushed through th line with the ball for the second touchdown of the game. Another goal was successfully kicked by Renfro. Cotner then kicked to Peru. After the kick Flmms and Gardner were put out of the game for rough playing and Lyson and Merhlrter finished In their place. In the last quarter of the half a fumble by Cotner gave Peru the ball and Captain Shaver scored a touchdown. Ilenfro again kicked goal. The scrimmage wa centered In the middle of the fluid In the first quarter of the last half. Ken fro with the ball advanced to the twenty-five-yard line and Peru was forced back then until In danger ot toeing the hall and was forced to punt. Cotner fumbled the punt and Ralston secured It. Peru fumbled a play and Cotner with the ball advanced to the thlrty-ttve-yard line and then the battle swayed back and forth In the field until me close or the quarter. hen the ball was on Coiners thlrty-ttve-yard line. With the ball In Peru's possession th first ten minutes of the last quarter had not ended when Ludka with the sphere lurked under his srm went through th Mne for another touchdown. Renfro failed to kick goal for the firm time and with the scot to v (a favor of Pern the game ended. Cotner was unable to make galna ex cept by end 'runs. Ogden waa the star end man of the game and repeatedly ad vanced the uai. 1'nu.b'e cvat Cutner several good chanoes at critical times during the contest. IlaUton starred. Peru showed better form than In any game this season. The officials: Nagro. referee: Daecke, umpire; Major and Smith, field judges. Alumni Sends Band With Team for the Gme at Ames, Ia. Through the support of the Omaha and Lincoln alumni of the State University the Nebraska Cadet band was enabled to make th trip to Ames with the Corn husker foot ball eleven this afternoon. The players and the musician left for the Iowa city at i o'clock this afternoon, going on the Rock Island. The movement for sending the band originated with the Omaha alumni and was pushed to a suc cess by them. The Ames contest is ane ot the Missouri valley championship bat tles, and through winning It the Corn hunkers will be one step nearer the title goal. Kansas Is the only other eleven of the conference to be played by the Corn husker this fall. The band will be an aid lit encouraging th Cnrnhuaker to win, la th belief of the Nebraska alumni. CHAN D ISLAND HIGH WISil Aurora Haa Scarcely a Look In la C outeat. GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Nov. i-Hpe-elal Telegram.) Fowler, Aurora' right half, broke through th local' line for a tin eighty-yard dash, and goal, but It wa th only real glimpse of the game the visitor had in th contest th local high school won today by the score of ID to & Orand Island went down the line easily for two touchdown In the first quarter, two In the econd and on In th fourth, kicking goal safely four out of five. Kowler starred for Aurora, his first effort being several times attempted though with only partial success, Blnke, Menck, Nagel and tiohlatrom featured for the locals. Throughout the game, the locals showed more vim and alertness than In tha previous contests of the year. Lineup: I CKAND ISLAND. ...r. r R H I R M.. DAYID CITY TRIMS YORK Hotly Fought Foot Ball Game Cap tured by One Point. YORK SCORES EARLY IN CONTEST Peschek Makes Two Drop Kicks for Goal, Netting; JDat 81a Polata to Fir) Made by EleVen from York. PATID CITY, Neb., Nov. J.-(Speclal Telegram.V-rln a hotly contested game here todsy Coach Anderson's foot ball boys of the David City High school won from York High school team -by a score of 6 to 5. York made the touchdown In the first quarter, but failed In the try for goal. It seemed for awhile that York would have another touchdown, but th local team held on their one-yard line. Peschek punted out of danger and finally David City obtained the ball on the thir-ty-flve-yard line. Peschek made a drop kick for three points. Play continued up arid down field until again on the forty-five-yard line Peschek booted the ball for another three points, making the score 6 to t. Peschek, Ptacek, Bhorty and Hale were prominent in the game for the locals. Lineup: YORK. TXT, Osborne R.T Mappa It Q C. Bsrnhsrd LO fulllne UT Msdler LB Mar (C.) Q Miller F Krojrd R.H Wlldmau L H Hopkins Umpire, McFarlanfl. DAVtD CITT. rtk (C.) LE Besrhsk L.T. M. SloOilsrJ lid. Oettya R.O. Hinds R.T. F. stoeilani H K Hals U Reeoe K. Warren L.H. ghortr R.H, ittleree, noHinan. Object to I ae of Name. The Omaha Defenders foot ball team asserts that another team has assumed their name. As they have for years played amateur ball under this name, they politely requewt that its use by any other team be discontinued. Any team In or out of the city weighing 150 pounds can get a game with the original "Do fenders" by calling Harney 1M and k tng for Bob. The "Defenders" have lost when they played the husky Woodbine only one game this season and that was when they played the husky Woodbine team. Conflagration at London, Ont. LONDON. Ontario Nnv. 8 Flro tnrlav In the business section of this city caused a loss of rWOOO and deprived (00 persons ot employment. in lire originated in the store of J. 11. Chapman & Co.. whoso plant, with many others, waa totally tle stroyed. The firemen were in constant danger of the falllna; walls, but no one was seriously Injured. 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