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VOL, XLI. NO. 21.
Western Gridiron1 Heroes Who
ST. JOE TRIMMED
Defeat of .Tear Ago Wiped Out by
.Porple and White by Score
of 38 to 10. v
GAME SWUT IN SPITE OF COLD
flayers Race Through it in Sweaters
- and Ear Muffs.
MUCH - FUMBLING AS RESULT
Visitors Lose. Ball Repeatedly from
RECTOR PLUNGES THROUGH LINE
Fallback of, Omaha. - Eaaily Hseela
Jsnlton, the Klckev lor Ml
' aoorlans Tacklea Gronad
Tha Omtjia Hig'h eleven avenged their
defeat of last 'year by trouncing the
much-touted ' championship 6t Joseph
Central High team to the overwhelming
tune of JS to 10 at Rourko park Saturday
The game was played ' with the tem
perature boverlng around ten degrees
above w.e jeen mark and snow flurries,
combined with a strong north wind, addtd
to the disadvantage of either team play
ing anything' like ideal foot ball As a
consequence there was fumbling con
tinually, although' Et. Joseph seemed to
festura in 'this particular part of the
game. The two ." eleven resembled
hockey players aa they daah?.1 about clad
in heavy sweaters and wearing. snug tae
el caps. Some . or the player wore
gloves and one .energetic youth hod a
pair of earmuffa instead of a headgear.
Rector at fullback for the ptirpta and
white was the feature cf the game with
his wonderful line plunges and end runs,
Mooring ' five of Omaha'ti touchdowns.
Hector was in the gunie all the time and
was never thrown for a loes of yardn.
lie eanily excelled ,J(uninon, the little
3tUsourian kicker, !:i the. punting game
nd the boots of Ii'.j left toe often went
as far as sixty yards with the wind.
Oaaa Team Work Hood.
As to Individual play, tho wuole Omaha
lam negotiated a steady and brilliant
lasa of foot ball, vplendld team work
nd excellent iiiterf6rcr.ce .cn the part
-f the baclis thowina l.p at all timou.
Omaha's two tackles, it.ufcman at l.ft
od "Ole" Cerlsou at fisht. both figured
as sure ground tulnoi, and time and
again big ftaclmiuu cirajsred two or throe
of the 8t. Joseph players for five yards
or more until ho was downed. 11
raraatre and Mur:ntke, halve;, and &elby,
quarter, pulled off some excellent Inter
ference and good Individual gains.
Jnilard. Kft end, toro off a thrilling
ihlrty-flve-yard rim la the third qua
ter which brtujht the crowd 10 their
Johnson at right helf, starred lor the
vuitors, scoring bofli of tneir touch
bowna Jamison, captain and quarterbaok,
was a conMntent playtr and, despite the
fact that he was handicapped by having
a weak line, wan able tvt set away for
Several good guilts.
Bark Fields Well Matched.
Ft. Joseph was rlightly outweighed on
the line, but the backfleklt of the two
teams were about evenly matched. N6
one was Injured during the gain and the
lineup of the both teams reir.Uned the
ante throughout all four quarters, ex
cept when Charles Borden was frnt In at
light tackle for the MIsouria ns in place
of Bell In the final quarter.
A large crowd attended the game dn-.
silte the wlnuy weather and jellod
themselves hoarse from benrsth blankets
t'uullnui fcii Second I )
' quarter tnat Omaha took the lea4l
H' r r:m wokih lattbtakes game
" CAPTAIN PICKERING, ' O KRIEN OF IOWA. ' . i' ''''.''. V ." 'C? Gets IlfTfn n r,.,..- writ:
Minnesota. . "t -n j i $-- . i . i" V wevenge UP0U Kearney Mill.
r " ,-sNr. ; ' i tary Academy, 12 to 0.
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OMAHA SECOND BEATS BU VwV 7mff JX I - 9 PLAY IN ZER0 temperature
litra Field Goal is the Lcd of 1& Ifffitfe i K ' ' '
local Lads. . , V . 'J ; II j
GLOVES WORN IN THE GA: V . ' ''H Pi W
"'' Made tbe B.y Dlood I 1 ! . ! ' J-, f . I Itf
The Omaha High aceond eleven
urnphed over the faBt Bialr High sc!
lads by the score of 9 to as a prelin
ary to the big Oraaha-St. Joe game
Rourke park. '
Both teams scored a touchdown
kicked boal before the first two quar
of the game were ovet and it was
until Cole, the purple arid white left j
was able to score a drop kick in the f
quarter that Omaha took the lead
to 6. , '
Inkster. right end, Sole, left end,
James Durkee, fullback, were tbe s
for the Omaha eleven, Inkster brim!
tne crowd to their .feet .In the sec
quarter when he chased down the i
and fell on one of Omahc'a punts fcl
touchdown, behind Blair's goat line. !
also played a hard game and placet
perfect drop kick between tbe goal pi
from Biair'S twenty-yard line In the f
quparter. . .
. Holier, . fullback and captain of
visitors, was injured in a bead-on colli
with one of Omaha's backs and ha.
bo carried off the field. His Injury
not seiioua, howwvei. ''..
Haller at fullback and Mlesner at.r!
half, pulled off some fast plays. for tin
visitors, Mlesner getting away for several
end runs of from fifteen to thirty yards.
Cltdr nt the quarter position alfo played
a plucky game.
The feature of tho game were the big
white gloves, worn by "the Omaha lads
and they , drew the undivided attention
of the crowd, for several minutes In tho
second quarter. Despite tho chilly weather
eome, thrilling plays were pulled off and
the white gloves of the Omaha iada clung
like bfg snowflakcs to the red Jerseyn
of the Blair" nurriurs. The. lineup: t
D OMAHA HIGH. RUIH HIGH.
...I.O I,.G Fees
. .H.O. I K G Rosen baum
..H.iJ.I R E 1. lllr
culver (cap.). .(j H. vj. b Clair
Canun I.H..UH jj0(t
liichards UH.!R.I1 Mlesner
J- Durkee K.B.fKB (cap) Haller
Touchdown: iVJIesner, Inkster. Field
na.I: Cole. (Joel from tourhdowns: BiIt.
Cole. Rt fere.e: Ringer of ,Nhr.ka. em
pire: Montgomery of Wisconsin. Field
JudKe: Kemp of Wayne. Head linexman:
Oats of Ulair. Tisiie of quarters: Ten
CORNELL AND HARVARD WIN
PHILADELPHIA, Nov, , XL-Cornell's
(ong distance rooners defeated the cross
country team of the University of Penn
sylvania today over tbe five-mils course,
21 to U. Berna, the two-mile champion,
and Jonua, the American mile record
holder, finished first and sioond for
Cornell. Berna's time was Ti .'ii. Jones'
time wm L'7:J.
NEW HAVEN. Cor.n., Nov. ll.-Hr-vard
won buth the freshman and varsity
cross-country races from Tale today by
Hermit Roosevelt, who ran with the
Hai vard varsity team, completed the
distance, six miles, la thirteenth position.
PRINCETON, N. J., Nov. U. The
Print eon cross-country team won a
rather slow race from Columbia over the
Intercollegiate course here tody. Score,
Hun City Wlos.
KIOLX CITT, la., Nov. (Special
Teleirraiii.l-Kootball: Slum . Clt, 11;
North Dts Moints, .
OMAHA, SUNDAY MOKNtMJ, XOVKMHKll 12, 1911.
I I Brilliant lMntor.
M'CORMICK MAKES STAR RUN
Nails Put on Drake1! Thirty-Five.
Yard tine aad with clear Field '
Scores' Only Toschdsns
ef tbe Game. .
DK3 MOINES, la,, Nov. ll.(Speclal.)
Drake trounced . Grlnnell In a poorly
played game in the m!dt of a snow
storm, 6 to 0. , Drake's victory came In
the fourth quarter after Grlnnell had
forced them to an uphill fight air the
way. when MoCormlck. Drake's tackle,
recovered on of filnion's punts on Grln
nell's thlrty-flve-yard line and ran the
remainder of the distance with no one
between him and victory.
Grlnnell could nor compare with Drake
on carrying tbo ball and made ftr;tdown
but twice during the battle, while Drake
ripped thoir line open for from five to
ten yards st a clip and at least three
times were within almost reaching Vgs
tance of the coveted goat line, but not
a Drake back could be found who could
batter down Irinnell'e defense for the
few yards that were needed. Lineup:
DRAKE. I GRINNELL.
Q H. ...
L.I1.H. L.li ti Bherman
NEBRASKA CITY TAKES GAME
Omaha- school for Oeaf Loses llaxd
NEBRA&KA9 CITV. Neb., Nov. 11.
(Speclal Telegram.) The local high school
foot ball team defeated the teVim of th
Omaha Bchool for the Ifeaf and Dumb
by a score of : to o. It was a hard
fought game, the first half being It to 0
and the rceond half It to.. A Urge
I crowd v.as out. despite the heavy wind
' und gero weather.
Periitent Advertlstng is the Road to
Minnesota's Fastest - Half back.
TIGERS BITE ICE
ctri Beat Them Playing: in
Mea Pat in Line, . Nebraska
Vitlng Only Two Resjalars
Back Field for Three
jN, ' Neeb., Nov. 1. Playing In
of a November gale, with the
ire ranging closu to tero, Ne-
oday defeated Doann college of
a score of 37 to 0.
id number tho hands of the play-
1 fumbling wall frequent, both
ffendlng equally, Nchrtiska pre-
a substitute line, with only two
s in the backflold fu the first
uarters, but the new men per
their part well, taking the mean
the lighter coll. so boys at al-
lie outset, . scoring one touchdown
lv quarter up to the final, when
I substitutes went In anil fetrw-
tore tip the Doann line. The forward pass
was worked ' with suocess, and several
long end runs marked tho last two
KmII-ICIwU ...UII B
L. H B
ciuhstHutes for ' NebrHsks: Wuriwr fur
E. Frank, Chaunler for MrKw, Hhonka
for Anderson, Uillott for Btelk, PeKi-son
for Rose, O. Frank for RuhsoII. Furdy
tor Gibson. For Deiie: Moorman for
Rice, Dickinson for Moorman.
MINK LEAGUE HEARS REP0RT3
Meetlagr mt ebraaka City Goes Over
Reports of Officers.
NEBRASKA CITT. Nov. H.-fKpela1.)
-The dlreolota and offor of tne MJnk
Base Ball league met in this city Thurs
day evening. Among those present were
N. S. Lyon and I ii. Leeds of Fails City,
E. l Gaus 'of Hbenandoah. Ia.; T. J.
Hawthorn of Ctarlnda, Iu.; Lafn Hlgglna
and Warren Cummins of Auburn, A.
Hughey and E. A. Duff of this city and
President Fred Carey of Omaha. The
meeting was called for the puseore of
auditing the accounts of the officers of
the league and to get a full report of the
season's work. Treasurer Morehouse was
unable to be present, but sent an item
ised account of the monies received by
the leugue and from whutn. Also how It
was disbursed. Each club is lo receive a
detailed statement of the entire thing in
a short time. No action was taken re.
garcling next season, but the matter wur
dlscursed and also tbe support given by
each of the towns.. This will all be
gone over in detail sn it will be in shape
to properly present at a meeting to be
hehl in March. A vote of thanks wa
given President Carey for the efficient
work he iisd done to mike the league a
The ky 'o suecess in business Is the
Judn lous mid y .TMst'iit u of newspaper
Good Work for Their Elevens
Wisconsin's Bcnsatlonal Quarterback.
KANSAS AGGIES WINNERS
Beat Creig-hton by the Score of
Twelve to Nothing.
Gets Away .with a Clear Field, bat
Is Nailed from Behind by d
Past Kansas Half,
MANHATTAN, Knn., Nov, ll.-(Ppscliil
Telegram.) A sixty-yard run by Moran
thler from Creighton's thlrty-flvo-yard
line In the last quarter of the game
added the spectacular to a hard fought
battlo between the Kansas Aggies and
the Omaha school here today In which
tiie Angles wore victorious ,by the score
of 13 to 0. MorganthaJer, who got away
on. a tacklo swing, had a clear field to
the Kansas goal, but Hehn, the fast
Aggie half, overtook and downed htm on
the Kansas flitnen-ysrd line. After work
ing the ball up to the Kansas, ten-yard
line Crelghton wss held for downs and
tho Agglea punted out of danger. This
was tha only point In the game in which
the Kansas gout was seriously threat
ened. Later Crelghton tried for a, field
goul fro mtho thlrty-flve-yard line, but
tho ball fell soveral yards Hhort.
The Aggies did all their scoring In the
third quarter, though they threatened In
the second. With a high wind In their
favor the Aggies punted Into Creighton's
territory, held them for downs at their
forty-yard . line and by lino plunging
enrrted the ball over. On a tuekle swing
Captain Holmes carried the bull frum tho
eight-yard line to the (reel and Hlmms
wns pushed over with It. HowenstliiQ
Licked goal, tfeore: Knnsun, 0; Crelgh
Threo mlnubes later FUhl, the mjiiry
Kansas end, renuvered a beautiful on-side
kick from Creighton's thirty-yard lino
and ran. twelve yards for a tom-hdown.
.:i eaey goul by iloweusttne made the
score 13 to 0 In favor of the farmers.
The Aggies made their best gains
through the Crelghton line with Henri
frequently currying the bull to advantage.
Crelghton was more successful with end
runs, In which play Prucha often distin
guished himself. Few forward passes
were tried by either side and none wss
WiuocHMfuI, tiiough Madden nilssed a
beautiful chance to score on a pass when
a gust of wind carried the. ball Just out
of his reach. The lineup:
K. U. A. C. j CREIGHTON.
Felps C. rr Hauler
Wherle UO.itO. Hull, Rt'pleton
Collins, L.T.IR.T Taylor
Htahl L.E.UG Hopkins
Burkhelter ....H.O. UT... Morgetithaler
Lnomls K.T.I ,k Iialler
Hrlmes R.T. R.T
Schafter It. E.1 H. K Mddeu
Hopper T H.K.;K E Black
Wlmmn. Young, g.H. g.H Miller
ltawenslelue J.H.iUII McCoitv
Hehn R.H.iRlf. prucha. Ievl
Ilolniea F.li.FH Tamsoa
Hartwlg F.U.I F.H
CRESTOy, In.. Nov. 11. (Special TJe
gram .) Kcgrdles irf the storm the (Teu
ton High echoul foot Ih1I Ifnin played
Chu'itun vlth a sroie of fc to 17 In favor
of Vt'n. The attendance wss lrge
rgullllir' of tin; sloiin.
I The l;ey to turcs lu lutlriefti is the
J'j'1l-loi!a snd prlf)tent uee of newipnper
llth Wind Makes I w of I'erwsrd
Tass Dlfrlrult -Hcvcbbc for
lpfrp AdmlalKterad at
NORTH PLATTE. Nb.. Nov, U.-( Spe
cial Telegram.)-W!th tho tmperaturo at
sero and biting uorth winds aweeplns; the
4 field North plstte defeated the Kearney
.Military academy Mdtiy, 12 to 0. Taklnu
revenge for the dofeat lust week at
Kearney, North Platte scored on touch
downs by Cunningham and Lincoln on
short end runs, Norrls kicking goal In
both Instances. Forty-yard runs by Lin
coin nnd Norris featured.' The strong
wind made forward paea.s difficult, North
Platto getting away with threj and Kear
ney making good on one.. O'Brien starred
for. Kearney by fast end work. North
Platlo'e interference was perfect and Its
line plunges always made good gains.
Despite tho extreme cold the attendance
was good. Lineup:
Norris (C l..rr.ii-T
Jitt R.H lR E.
Mo Williams ...L.E.IL.K.
Lincoln R.H R.H.
Wewbns F.H. I F.H.
Referee! Kwf.. Nntr 1'iatyiA limni...
H. N. Rursell, Kenrney Ml'ltury acadeiuv)
Field Judge: Walker, Jehlgh.
By Cornell Team
ITHACA. N. V., Nov. ll.-Mh hlgan
was defeated here today li to , The
Cornell and Micliimin lines wore im
pregnable In the . first hulf. Neither
team's backs could make any headwuy
by ordinary foot ball, and punting was
resorted to, with gains about even. But
ler tried for a field goal from mldfleld,
but It went wide. Neither foal was
thrcutcned seriously throughout the half.
J fi. Whyte
. .R. T
1 J v
R. K Conklln c)
J. H Fl r,l
,.q. h ; i- n
U H IK. H
R. II. Whyte.. R 11. F. U.
Ames College Hands
Cornell a Shutout
AM EH, la.. Nov. 1L Iowa State college
defeated Cornell here tills afternoon,
score, 10 to 0. Hunt and 1'fund did spec,
tacular work and played tha Cornell lino
to a standstill. The locsl team was In
bad condition when tha game started and
It was necessary to make a number of
substitutions. Burge wss the star of the
game, making fourteen out of fifteen
possible punts and a touchdown, on w hlch
Rlnghelnt kicked goal In tho third quar
GOVERNOR WILL KICK '
OFF AT FOOT BALL GAME
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 11. To Governor
Cheater H. Aldrlch fulls the duty of kick
ing off at the start of play In the Mich-tgin-Ne.bruka
game on November 25.
Manager Earl O. Eager has secured tbe
governor's promise to participate and at
the nound of tho referee's wblstle, the
state's executive will send the pigskin
whirling through the air. The governor
declined to say whether ho would Join
tho varsity squad for practice before at
tempting to perform on the foot bull flold
before the crowd, nor would he say what
tvgs h would w ear I'ur the octuctou.
COPY FIVE CENTS.
KANS AS' PALLS TO
TOE OP OKLAHOM A
Boot of Captain Capahaw of Sooners
Bring? First Defeat of Season,
Three to Nothing.
JATHAWKERS BLOCKED BY SNOW
Brand of Play Compared to First
VISITORS IN FIGHTING j FORM
Dogged Defense Saves Piling Up
CHANCE TO WIN PASSED ' BY
Sla Times Lavsrre 1 Hta Jlaf e
Opportaalty te Croee Gel Ltae,
hat Fall Csch Stlchsa
.... Vic we Cvatest,
LAWRENCE, Kan., Nv. .-(SpeuWJ.)
Playing In a blinding snow storm with
the. wind blowing, over the field In a
fierce gale, the Kansas Jayhawhera lost
their first game this season to Oklahoma,
by a I to t score.
The. day was freesing cold and It was
Impossible to play good football; The
Hnonera outkkiked- Kansas and had the
better 'of the game In offensive plays. In'
this department of tha game, the Jay-'
hawkers were clearly outclassed by ttiulr
Captain Capahaw anl Courtright. the(
Sooner hairs,-played brilliant foot bail'
and time after time the)-carried the ball
for twentr-flve yards around the Kansas
ends before being ' downed. The playing
of these two men alone was ' responsible
for the victory ...
After three. minutes of play, the Okla
homa team worked tbe ball to the Kan
sas tweuty-flre-yard line, where ' Cap
shaw kicked, a, .field goal for the only
score of the game. Kansas fought hard
in ins lattor part or tne game, out coma
Reeds, the Oklahoma punter, com-
pletrly outclassed Delsney , -Kansas uni
versity's star punter. The Oklahoman'a
kicks averaged forty yards In spite of thu
high wind, that was blowing. Deluney's
boots were miserable and Kansas univer
sity suffered. The playing of Hell, the
Auniai quarter, ana . . vvoouDury, wxa
the fuature of the Katisas play. Theu
work was the only redeeming feature for
.annas had tlx chances to acure in tr.e
.am and each of these times Delaney
fallud at drop kicks. Playtng In the sec
ond and fourth quarters was) In Okla
homa's territory, but Kansas could not
punt the bail over. Coach Stlehm of Ne
braska viewed the game this afternoon.'
He was much surprised at the peer show
ing of Kansas.
"The Oklahoma boys were too fast for
the Kansas ends," said the coach after
tbe game, "but Kansas played pretty
good foot ball.- We expect to win from
Kansas . next Saturday, but not without
The Jayhawkers did not play their
hardest game this afternoon. Only one
time did fbey make first down and made
but two snicoessfu forward passes.
Today' defey will' not figure In the
Missouri valley championship. Kansas
Is pointing for Nebraska and will put up
thejr strongest fight tiext eHtuiMs;-
against rhe Cornhueker.
R.O. R.O ierry
...U O K O..
...R, T.lR. T...
..U B.IR. E..
HkII. Wilson O IO ImW.r
I'avls R.H.'R.H... Caushaw , )
C. Wood bury,, L. IL L. H Courtrlgli!
Ianl-Us F. B. F. B Reed
Ftehl goul, Panehaw. Officials-Refei .
Brownfleld. Iowa, umpire. Gordon. icnl
gan: field judge, Riley, K. C. A. ; heal
llneaman, V'.Btea. Kansas City. Time of
quuilers, 15 nuuaies. Attsnouutce, let').
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