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Mutt's Idea Was Excellent, but
jer wtNG Got Tmo
TlCKtTi To TN6 PfiM-is.i m.
EOW MICHIGAN WILL SCORE
Hie of Forward Tcts Should Prove
Undoiuj of Cornhuskers Saturday.
J1ELDIKQ YOST MASTER OF PLAY
tkarlnK ct ( ralg aH other Ilanka
Mar ! Chrpkrd, bat Uarrp
tl f orward I lla I.lkrlr
to n Saecraafal,
Nbika'i moft nerloun tlc In prop-u-atMHi
for the rm with Jllnhljan Sat
urday la lha parfratlun tf a defann (r
torwad paaara that in certain to la
ad by the Wolverlni when the man of
Tat are punhrd hard In order to xcora.
'lth tio exceptlona Yoet la bent maater of
tie forward ftlnf that the wcat haa n.
He waa tha fliat of all coachea In this
rot Ion to teallae that under the new rulea
1am mut be prepared to uie the pa4
If victory la to be achieved.
In the MlnntotA name lat year hlf
yiayera employed two of tha beet exe
cuted and tout ouncelvtd paaaea that have
fcern played on a weatet n gridiron. Three
era aumraiful and brought t?.e western
bamplonahlp to the Ann Arbor achool.
Laat taturday acalnat Penn tha Yoat
' team again trlcktd the oppoalng eleven
lid made the touchdown that won tha
( game and defeated tho erratlo alewn
. from the Keyntone atatr.
Tha Cornhuaktra have by far the beat
gr'fenalve eleven In tha Mionourl valley,
' goid one that will ooinpare favorably with
any In all the weet The aucccaa of Mln-
keaota agalnat the IHIehtn crew waa due
to tha uaa of tha forward paaa.
Dcfeaaa Very llrang.
IhougU t.i a Mtbraaka, Una wag far
eekar than It i.aa aver been alnoa, tha
Copberg aid not make brl.Tvuii game by
atf-tackla and center plungtv Tha do
phera couid not acora until they optned
up wliSk paaiaa In the aecond half. Thay
tilad tbe fllnga tn tha flrat period, but
i ihaae alwai a f&llad. An element of luck
, cotiirlbuud to. tha aucceaa of the fllngf
lu the lat haif and" two touchdowna came
In the Kansas game laat Saturday Ne
braska waa twice pretty badly scared
when the Kansas eleven usrd tue forwaru
flip, loa defense against this trick id
li,rd to build up, and Nebraska haa not
devoted aa invictt .attention to plana ur
I'liocklna It aa some elevens. Lsst week,
however, the Nebraska coo,ch trained bis
m on te break up the fllnga, and on one
occasion UlUott, center, allowed the rf-
' feeta of his coaching and htppad a pretty
paaa over center. Owen Frank blocked
anoihar, and had be held ' tha batl ' would
bav raced for a touchdown. . . ,
Yost, alnoe the aucceas of Jimmy Craig
in the Penn game, will try tha attacks
, off tackle and, tha awlnga about tha ends.
Tneea will be hard to stop, too, and the
: Cornhuskers will have to , battle witn
rouob greater powar than they did last
1 Saturday. With Craig running behind
fast forming and solid Interference, tha
Nebraska ends will have tha greatest
ktod of work to diva In and break up tha
1 p'.ara and get the runner.
Weakuraa at Anaea.
At Ames the man carrying tha ball kept
, In eloae to a lot of quickly forming In
terference, and tba Nebraska anda often
, were hurled out of the way and tbe man
vim the ball waa flopped only after hu
,liad gone Into the territory of the aeo-ondaj-y
ds.'cimo. The churges of Craig.
KeeX and Wells will carry lota of forva
and. drive nith theui and will be mighty
powerful plays to break up. The Ne
braska ends will Ih aided wonderfully by
fchonka and Klllott In getting Into the
Michigan uiKo'O. These two Cornhuskers
'exhibited much el.lll and power in break
ing through the Kansas Una of forwards.
They are shifty, active and strong, auu
hould hinder the Wolvsrlna offense a
Glbon, w ho gave a brilliant kicking n
bibltlon last wek In the Kansaa game,
will be a factor In Nebraska's play, li
be boots aa well as he did thru the acor
lug machine of the Wolverines will be
kept from making many points. The
value of Olbson la going to ba tested
Ualurday. Khould Ma kick go forty gnd
fifty yarda tho Nebraska en.! w.ll have
plenty of time to get tlown field and at
tack the ball rrccivr and ktitp him (rum
MCBBASK.1 PHIMIU r'OH IH.tlU
Hstslwss Itetnrns from Kaat, Wiser
(la nw Molveiiues Play.
LINCOLN, Neb.. Nov., W.-(lpeclal Tel
fgrem.J laikiisn put a slop tj the Corn,
busker practice asaln Monday nlgnt In
Ilia final week of work for the hcai'Cl
aid Cream. Apparently desirous of ut
tlng up sKgully betorw resuming ard
It 'SM Uli ! iBTli T tii .Jill tcV-Vr TTr-: . WT' . z" I Ht VL1A kill II I T" 7' T 'f i JStS I ii 1 .A ( ' H I IMv.iH Id J-Of"" . ' JfiV . HUrtd
acrtmmag play, f-ttohui spent th entlrsltses to b well attended.
lima Monday In :gnal drill and In per -
feitlng the work of the Coruhusker Hue
and backfield In the inoro open play.
Th lineup was settled considerably,
Putter taking Warner' pi.' t.t y uar
terback, and iC.nie Frank claying in of
th baits. Gibson was In fullbacks po
sition, while Own Frank ilsyad the
Tha algnal practlc was spirit ud and th
.ju4 showed little aorenesa ttom tha
Kansas game. Th coach also aucnt con
idr.bl time In drill on nw l.lays.
There ar still dfct In t'.i Cornhusger
lin and backfttld which must bo rm
eiiMl before the Michigan gam, a cord
iiig to iftlrhui, and 1 will be aastated Cur
ing th remainder of Ilia week by a corps
vf aiumr.l students.
Nebiaska feai the speedy "ra.g more
than any other Wolverine, and Htlelun
steot tsuca time Monda a! gut ba drill-
r ""N Iw.. O. T 1 I
I I .TlIY AC .r r. I 1 11 - HTllCn TALfT Tn fc I I I -STICK frr.rr I Uuv -rvil-NI r. n. I I I
Captain Arthur llowo of Tale hoisting
on of hi lotig-disiance drop klcka that
bid fair to make him vita of tha moat fa
mous moleuklnncra of all time before tho
curtain fulls on the 1UU eiation. llowo
tj.'. I.- V jit 3t-,: Kc...i i t.
haa shown remarkable advancement In
thla Una of gridiron work. Laat year he
waa a pseeable drop-klcksr, but ba has
developed by leapa and b9und during tha
present season, and now appiara to ba as
great an artist a any of them at getting
off this moat beautiful of all kicks, wh.oh
la also tha most difficult to master.
Howe, with plenty of time' to make hi
kick, co "drop" them or tha oioss-bar
consistently at distance all th way -up
to tho forty-yard line, and reports that
have leaked it from aecrek. practice at .
New liavsn say he haa even booted them
over on rare occasions from tha middle
of the field fifty-five yarda from tha
goal 'Harvard will do well to beware tha
toe of this sturdy Ell and keep bun
"smothered" when ha atanda at the
threatening. distance eight yards back of
the center tJ receive tha pass.
This photograph reveals the aecret of
Howe'g success aa a drop-kicker. He baa
mastered what coachea call tha "fol.ow
through." Notice how hlgU his kicking
foot is hoisted, after striking tha ball,
making It appear aa though ha wore
punting. It la by meana of thla that he
manages to utilise every ounce of power
tbat he poisetee In giving impetus to
Ing the ends to catch th Mlchlsn won
der before ba had an opportunity to get
loose. Tbe ends were sent down under
punts Monday night for nearly half an
hour, Frank and Ulbaon doing some of
th beat kicking aeen thla year. Tbelr
boots averaged from 40 to 60 arla and
were high enough to allow Chaanor and
Ixfgren to get down tha field itnd nail
the runner before he bad a chance tn
move. . '
All of tho players were la th .li-up
Munduy niglii Inoludlng th lub.titulss.
AsalHtant Coach Hathbono returned from
Ann Arbor, wrier ha witnessed Hie Michigan-Pennsylvania
game haturday. lie
waa much impressed with tire work of
Yost a nion, especially In thc.aecuivl half.
Kathbone said the Wolverines played
(0 per ceut belter ball in the second halt
than In the first, and hardly eeemd to
get started uutll tha gamo was naif
over. He brought back a full line on th
Michigan style uf attack, and was buy
Monday night luatructing th freshman
quad lu ill Mlohlgan plays. The re
mainder of the week will be devoted to
scrimmage between the freshmen and
varsity teams, the first year men using
th plays which Itathbone brought back
from Ann Arbor. Th sale of seata for
the Michigan game la going rapidly and
the biggest crowd In the history of Ne
braska fout ball will undoubtedly wit
ness the contest nsxt Saturday afternoon.
Omaha and Council
Bluffs Meet Friday
The foot ball game uaiween Omaha
High and th Council Dluffs High school
at llourke para Friday afieraaou prum-
I Th achool acro.a tha liver Is pUunlng
to attend tli gam strong. The
On.Bh High school will be dismissed at
I lj Friday afternoon so that student
who wish to attend the game may do so.
The upper classmen ar also planning to
attend tn a bedy, and a separate section
will be reiartcd for the Hooters' club.
Tba aiufta lada are confident that they
can put up a strong fight against tha
Omsha boys and expect to bold thm to
a low sen. Tbe Omaha squad la net
laying down In preparation for tha game.
but working bard under the direction of
Prof. C, K. Heed. aUiloilc director, ex
peel on of th baidest game of th
There will U as ' preliminary ' ta the
Counoll lllu.'fa fame, aa th riorer.d
Omaha ttigh.tU'.lavu acadtny game bus
bca care. lea.
THK RKK: OMAHA. TlTEBPAY, XOVF.MnF.lt
Kicker of the Foot Ball Year
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BACK FROM MILWAUKEE GAME
Creighton Foot "Ball Team in Good
' piriti Eejardless of Defeat.
READY TO MEET ST. THOMAS
Members of tbe Klvveu t at Ouc
Get novrn to Hard Prattle
and Hap t Plaek Off
The Creighton university foot ball
quad Is buck from MUwauksc, beaten
but cheerful. Coach Miller haa remained
over a day and aa a consequence the
team took a vacation last night. 8trn-
uou work will be gon through thl week
in preparation for th game With St.
Thomas nc:U Saturday. Thla la a prlt
on Crelghton'a schedule and It means to
cover up tho arasou'a reverse with a
brilliant finish, lies Moines cornea after
this, but no trouble Is anticipated here.
The odds seem somewhat against
Creighton, owing to the result of the
Msrquctt battle. Whllo Creighton ad
mits th superiority of Its oppenents, the
circumstances under which the game was
played tend to exaggerate this. The
score was 43 to 17.
The game was pleyrd on a field literally
covered with Ice and a troublesome wind
blew throunhout th game.
Prucha Injured his shoulder In th
second quarter, but he will probably b
back In the lineup against St. Thomas.
CrHlghtou broke Marquette' low score
record by running up seventeen points.
which Is more than was scored against
It In tho entice schedule of last yeur.
Of the eleven points laat year against
Mt. Notre lam scored five, Creighton
three, and Michigan Aggies three. St
Thomas son 3 to 0 last years, and
Cosch Miller la now directing every effort
to reverse, the decision In the corning
battle. Gam llrsnita In a Tie.
The first exhibition game of th season
between 111 Omaha xwlilion trot ball
team and the rtvea Athletic elub team
I exulted In a tie. I ig 1 The Omaha
esociiioii team scored a goal In tha
lint lialf. in Swidiah team made a
e:el Ituhl showing tn breakinglt up and
i lis own "kick and run." The team
so I keie waa six- successful In slop
plug a penally ahol, the most ter.ible
ui.ieallli goal keeper bus to lac In Ihs
I, a me c( soocer.
Nalllvss'i Harkrr ta Dvn.
RCgrnN, Nov. 0.--Uleheel T. Clark.
riinrly well know.i Uuckvr of John l
iilllvii wlxii gulllvan was bravywelgot
riiaiiiina.i, u!r4 eud'icnly at lila place of
t . M I
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pum ret uny, it was bora
ii tinnd Uly-tlgiii ara ago.
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Omaha High to Meet
Th athletic management at th high
school Is making preparation for th
game with the Wendell Phillip High
school of Chicago which will be played
Thanksgiving day at Rourke park.
Thla gam being th on big event of
the local fout ball season I to b mad
octal as wall as athletlo In character.
The boxea on tn weet aid of th field
are being reserved by various oollege
alumni aasoclatlons. The University club
haa taken charge of th matter and a
committee of fve prominent members of
tho club will carry on th work.
Nebraska and Michigan will each have
a large delegation and other college will
oe represented by small box partie. The
Ad club will also occupy several boxea.
Tha high achool alumni I also planning
to attend th gam in box parti.
Th newly organised Hooters' club at
th high school will attend the gam 400
strong, occupying a reserved section of
Last year Omaha High defeated Wen
dell Phillip :i to 11 on the local grid
Iron. Wendell Phillips has on of th
beat elevena In Cook county this year
and will com to Omaha fully prepared
to avenge th defeat of last year.
The number of reserved seats Is lim
ited because of the fact that only the
north half tf th grandstand at itourka
park faces th flld, Beat will be placed
on al by November S4 and reservations
should b mad In advano with Prof.
C. K. Reed, athletic director at the hlgU
HARLAN RAMBLERS DEFEAT
WESTERN IOWA VOCATIONAL
HARLAN. Ia.. Nov. 20.-(Spectal.) Til
Iturlan Ramblers, a local foot ball team
composed of former lilgh school star,
defeated the Western Iowa Vdcatlonal
college team Saturday In a well played
game by a oor of 8 to 0. Patteraon of
the Ramblers made a place kick In th
econd quarter. The Rambler allowed
lees endurance but mor knowledge t'f
e game. Pajmley and Harlan ot th
namblera wtfW the etar at Hn plung
ing, often making fifteen yard. ftimpon
at center for the college did th most ef
Xliyaako Wanta liotrh Match.
WILKEBUARRE, Pa., Nov. 20, tSpacial
Telegram.) febyssko tonight detested
rets ISmitn in a iinin wremng maicn.
Th Pole xained both falla In thirty-
eight minute A record crowd witnessed
the battle, jaca Herman, manager tor
Kbrsitko, has posted u,A for a match
with Ootch and savs he will force the
rhsinplon Into a match or give up th
A tell show Mid form.
NKW YORK. Nov. 20. r'eatlierwelght
Champion Abe Altai! showed all Ills old
time cleverness toulKht. having the better
of overv round but one vf his tn-round
bout with Willi Jon of l)rookln at
the Olympic Athletic club.
Vniklv Defeat Drooklnas.
YANKTON. S. !.. Nov. t itfpeclal
Telegram. r Aftr a eeason of tie games
ami two defeats Yunklon colleiie met
tha Stat Agricultural college team of
luoohing today and dotcatea it, w to u.
Says Railroads Want
to Control Traffic
Through the Canal
WAeHIXOTON, Nov. 2u.-V)ernard N.
Pakei- of Baltimore, who attempted to
organise an Independent steamship line
to operat through the Panama canal,
told th enat Interstate commerce com
mittee to day that financial Interests
bad refused tu back the proposed lin be.
cause they feared Injury to trans-con-ttnentat
'Are th railroad doing anything to
prevent thl competition V askd Sena
"I have found objection on their part to
putting on any ft trmh!p lin by
way of th coral, ald Mr. Faker.
"They dsstr to control th rout them
relves." Th pacific Mail stsanishlp line con
trolled by th BauUitra Paclfta railroad.
Mr. Faker satd. Is planning ta u th
Key to lb Situation ie Want Ad.
MINNESOTA HAS NEW PLAN
Wjjl Attempt to Induce Michigan to
Return to Conference.
WISCONSIN WILL BE DROPPED
University of Michigan llelleed
Well allse With Prospect
f Gophera Breaking? Avtay
MINNEAPOLIS. Nov. M.-That the Uni
versity of Minnesota 1 planning to Induco
Michigan to return to the Western con
ference was asserted in university clr
eles here today. It is said that with
Mlohlgan back in the conference, Minne
sota nd Michigan will begin a battl
fof a general reorganization which shall
tend to better athletic condition In the
wt. If Michigan does not decide to re
turn to the conference it l considered
probable that Minnesota will withdraw
from th conference and refuse to meet,
the University of Wisconsin In athletics,
as sentiment against Wisconsin Is strong
a the reeult of th protest against Cap
tain Earl Piokeringa few day befor
the Wisconsin-Minnesota game.
Light work waa done by the team today
In preparation for the game with Illinois
next Saturday. ,
Michigan 'Riot Willing.
ANN AHBOR, Mich., Nov. 20. No ac
tion on the part ot th University of
Michigan authorities since the opening of
th present foot ball season has been con
strued to mean that Michigan was wHUng
to return to the Western conference. On
the other hand, recent rumors that Min
nesota had decided to brak away from
th conference caused what seemed to be
general satisfaction In university circles
Michigan students In general are not
anxious for future struggles on the grid
Iron with Minnesota. Tho Pennsylvania
game has come to be regarded a a popu
lar fixture. Tho games with Syracuse
and Vanderbllt, especially the latter, are
I considered strong features of the achad
I ule. - ' . " . -
In th Mercantile lairua tha Cnlnmhi
Fire Underwriter i-kim. two Iroin tn
Corey a wcKentle team, getting me lea
gue record tor total ,Mn with 1.T1T. Ortr-
nn too a nign total with 6trr, Mowers being
at hi heei with 6ft R. 8mlth had nign
single game with 223, hie team getting
mo in tue second game.
rn a. v. u, vv. Ao. 17 took two from
thl! tA PaXOS. J JoiUi hMrl hll,
of ttUH. Hchlndle totg nlitn alnaie Kama
with 224. Umb of iha k.l P..,,. rr.ll.fl
three nice game, getting a total of 6T.
4 .v wiumim i.jiups oiuwtri won two
from th outlaws. Potter had hign total
of MT, also high single of 21. Uren of
the outlaw got Ingn total and hlgn
wiiu u,o ano tM, respectively.
The A. 1. Hoot team won two from the
Si guiding, xvranoa nad hlgn total wltn
be.'. tcor e :
COLUMBIA FIRE UNDERWRITERS.
Jt. fd. 3d. Total,
Mor can ii nej
Untnn m iw Mt
iowra 2it i soj t,y
M 069 09 1,717
McKENZIK PRINTING CO
Witi the Bowlers
. , , lt. Id. 3d. Total.
U Smith 1. iva W cii
H. Umlth lov 2Ji ltkj tMli
Johnson M l a wt
Totals 4V9 610 1,1k
A. O. U. W. NO. 17.
1st. M. 3d. Total.
Schlniller IU i2 121 bti
i. jaros 1X8 m 218 bi
itamil 2U 1U1 172 6.
Total tn oi7 in hixn
EL PAXO CIOARU.
1st. 2d. id. Total.
Peugston- it utt l-s 6t6
Htraw lw ltHI lx 4 Hit
Lamb M ziv iu
Total bit SI9 IZi 1,(03
1st. Sd. 3d. Total.
B. Zcchmeisier 14i 121 ISO isi
II, Zechmei.iter .O..H7 ' lMd intf (
Hafer lt.7 JM If ;s
Totals HUl HI 47 1.40K
A. I. ROCr PRINTING CO.
lt. M. 3d. Toll.
Kranda lxu -4 im) 6jo
F. Jaroa 17i l.j ju 45
Mokry la i;i js
Tctala bit 073 481 1,445
MllJLANU GLASS HlxJWEKg.
let. ?d. M. Total.
Kolanchtck 171 1V
Potter lill l.-s 2!t &41
Chrtsteneen ..y 183 133 141 ttf
Totala .s M 438 Ul 1.(74
lt. 2d. M. Total.
Kernel 144 m 74
Green 23A l.t) 17i 175
K. Dtockweli 1st liU 15i 41il
Totals Ml iii ti3 1,4m
Th V. S. Cleaner took all three game
in th Crescent league on the Basement
alleys last night from the Baustlau s
Colts. Urodlnmy of the Cleaners got
high single and totala with U7 and 434.
Llaton got high totala for th Coin with
4J and high single with 160. Scores:
U. 8. CLEANERS.
1st. 2d. Id. Total
Grodlnsky b7 lti lit 434
M. H, Roaenbloom. 124 I'M li j
M. M. Rosanbloom. 147 111 13 40
Total ta M IM Vnj
EAC8TIAN 8 COLTS.
1st. fd. td. Total.
Llaton 10 10 lo 434
IdcLoehllq 14 U 114 V73
Crother -i at tl m
Tota'.s M4 I7f Ml LM7
The Pt Ielta took tw oui of three
from th Ia Valdora In th CommareUl
legu. The 1a Valdoraa ahnt a total
of (U In th aond game. Keyt bad blah
game ef 3is. Wir had blah ial of
674 for tb Pt Locba. Sun bad high
FAMOUS TRAINER WILL LEAVE
UNIVTRSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
- f 1
Mike Murphy, celebrated athletic trainer
of the University of Pennsylvania, who.
according to report, will soon resign hi
poet at the Phlledelphla Institution. Con
flicting rumors are at work a to why
the famous physical culture authority In
tends severing hi connection with th
Quaker Institution,' and also as to what
ha ta figuring on doing In event that he
doe break away.- One version s that hu
has been offered a chance to return lu
hi old love, Yale, In a lucrative berth.
Another has him squabbling with the
Pennsy powers that be" over his righ
to conduct a correspondence school of
physical culture while devoting hi serv
ice to the Red and Blue teams. Still
another says Old Mike has planned a
great physical culture farm, to be con
ducted along the lines ot the famous Mul-
doon farm, with a gymnasium and ath
letic club for boxing bouts as appurte
nance. game of tbe evening, 215. and Stoddard
high total with 675 for the U Valdora.
Tonight the Permits will play the Luxu.
i lHt. 2d. Sd. Total.
Martin llll Hi , K.2 4ZH
Keyt , 2iS 171 Hid 6'x
BaUer 172 Ins , 24 .74
Kuhry 1ST 1KI lf7 478
Drlnkwater 179 m 171 .
Totals S32 844 853 2,Kfl
In tho Metropolitan Basement lea run
Maney s Sunklnts took two from Iteselin's
Mixers Ihbi night, liolan of the XtinKlxta
had lilMh total with 6.(7 and W. Schneider
was high lor the Mixers with 4S7. Scoruo:
Int. 2.1. 34. Total.
Ovtman lH 1u7 hsi 489
Dolan U2 . IKt li
Orltfltli 17o 1-J lil ,wi
Totals ti.'. v, do
Defrnt fur Union,
PL-TTSMOl.'TII. Neb., Nov. 20. (Spe
cial.! The P.ausmouUi unsket ball team
ot th high scnooi uefnuuu th Uiuuu
High school team by th score of CI to
at r lutiKinyutu baturuay. ih team u
tring to booa games itli Auourn, Ne
braska City, boutn oir.aha, AsiilauU, Fie
luuni and council biult.
st. louis man Found
dead inchicag0 hotel
CHICAGO. Nov. 20.-Eugen F. ililgaid,
a salesman of St. Louis. Mo., was found
shot to death tn a room In a downtown
hotel today. Lettors indicated that rill
gard committed suicide.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. . Eugene F. Hll
gard formerly lived at a hotel here. No
relatives reside here.
STANTON. Neb., Nov. 20-(Spocial.)-Thuisday
afternoon at 1:30 the wedding
of Miss Edith Feyerherm and Mr. Ervln
Nyo was celebrated at th horn of th
bride's parants, Mr. and Mra. Fred
Feyerhein, liev, rhltllp Marun perform
ing th cermony. After th ceremony
dinner wa served to about sixty guests,
mumbtr of th far.nl and intimate
frlenJa. Th bride I .n of Stanton
roost charming and aeromplulua yount
woman. The grco.u Is county Uaajri
ai d on of lb prominent young men u
th county. Mr, and Mr. Nyo will b At
horn to their friends after February ,
la Ih.lr new bungalow now In process uf
erection lu this c.ty
By "Bud" Fisher
KIRBY AT HEAD OF AMATEURS
Anjiual Election of Athletic Union
Held in New York.
ADOPT AMENDMENTS TO RULES
Location of Athlete's College, or
University In Fntnre Will
nrgnlate District In Which
If Slay Compete,
NEW YORK, Nov. JO.-Uustavus A.
Klrby of New York, chairman of the
executive committee of the Intercollegi
ate Amateur Athletic association, waa
today elected president of the Amateur
Athletic Union of the United States. He
defeated George r. Pawling of Phila
delphia, president of the 'Middle Atlantic
association, by a vote of 22 to 6. The
election took place at the twenty-fourth
annual meeting of the Amateur Athletlo
union, held here, with delegates in at
tendance from all parts of the country.
Mr. Ktrhy will succeed "Everett C. Brown
Four vice presidents of the union were
elected, in follows: First, A. J. Llll,
St. Joseph Athletic club, Boston: second,
Pr. B. M. Hopktnson. Baltimore Athletlo
club; third, George James, Olympic Ath
letlo club. San. Francisco: fourth. John
J. O'Connor. Missouri Athletic club, St.
Louis.' .Tames E. Sullivan was re-elected
Various amendments to the rules were
acted upon. The proposal to bar for two
years an athlete, who, having competed
as a member of one club, shall within
a year endeavor to compete for another
club, was compromised so aa to make
the penalty one year, and passed.
Changes in Rales,
Another' Important change In th rule
regulate the district In which A college
athlete may compete. Heretofore this
matter, wa decided by the place of
residence of the athlete. Under th new
rules the location of hi college -or uni
versity will be tho controlling factor.
. In hi annual report Everett C Brown,
the retiring president, said the union 1
growing steadily despite, the attacks of
envious critic in this country and Jealous
rivals In other countrle.'
The report of the record committee
awards the all around championship con
tested at Chicago lant August to F. C.
Thompson of Princeton, with 6.709 points
J. W. Donahue of Los Angele 1 placed
second and E. Schoblnger of the Chicago
Athletic association Is third.
Th record of 4:16 for a mile mado
by J. P.. June of Cornell university at
Cambridge on May V last was allowed.
This lower by two-flfUis of a second
the record of "Tommy" Conneff, made
at Travers Island, N. Y., In 1895. To
Matt McGrath of th Irish-American
Athletlo club I given the record of 49
feet 6 Inches for the f'.fty-slx-pound
weight, thrown at Montreal on Septem
AMERICAN HORSES WIN
AT INTERNATIONAL SHOW
NEW YORK. Nov. 20.-Amerlcan army
Officers and American bred horse scored
a triumph over all foreign competitor
by winning the $200 prise cup In the inter
national contest awarded at the horse
Against tho army horses of Belgium
and Holland Chlswell, a chestnut gelding
owned by th United .State government
and ridden by Captain Guy V, Hetry,
took the blue -ribbon and to tha Amer
ican Officers' association were awarded
til 'id and fourth prixe. th second going
to Llack Paddy, winner of the event last
year, with its owner, .Baron II. M. V.
Van Voorst, in the saddle. Wbile th
foreigners wer better on th Jumps,
the superior action of the United States
army homes permitted them to outshln
the visitor from abroad.
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