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The Judge Was Sitting in Secret Session on Case 7-11
By "Bud" Fisher
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Weitern Eleren from Pattenon.
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IllckUoa Bin RUhl" Kp
jDtrd Captain fkak tier .
a lfco4 Ckalc at Caara,
aad II la Tarkl.
l'.n-'W!!a- Mlcti'mn. . f
Tack1 Raitnnafhvr. Chicago.
Uuard emlth. kllnnnnna. ,
Vntar Morrpll, Mimipaola.
)uari H(xulr, ChUa.
Tat kla Buaer, WbH'ntn.
liiiil Capron, Mlnncaola.
Jiiarprliiirk (llllrttr, Wlnoonaln.
Ilulfback lioaiialri. Mlnnouia.
HalfbacU r'auer. t'hlcaao.
Fullback Thomaon, Mlvniian.
Knd Oliver, Illlnnla.
Tacklp Krank, ,MlnnotH.
lluaid Hlionkn, NpIi-at. .
Suartl H. Hrlllng. Illlnl.
Kml Tobln, M1nii-ila.
Juartrluik Moll M''oaaln.
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KullLauk vru., .
K. V. Ftitlrrmin. t C.'iiU-ig.j nenipapar
writer who liaa ben arlrrtlnc an all
wtttarn foot ball clvven fur Coillrr'a iur
Ing tha last alx or wvrn aia, la out
with the latect atar choice, wfilch appiara
j In Colller'a for Peopmbrr U, Ilia flrat
, elaven contain only Chicago cond-renca
land Michigan alayrra; InJcuJ, l'attcraon'a
,tama have never had any other than
ronfervnee and fi nur coaferenca team
To ahow how rrxtrlcted I'atteraou'a
team la It la only nucoiiary to mention
that tie ha left Moll, the alur Wlaconnln
! quarter off hla rirt team. IShonka of Ne
braaka, in given a guard place on tha aac
'ond team. Kckemull laei the Nebraika
captain at the aame noattlon. Yet Hhonka
jla a tackle. loka aa (IiuukIi Pattaraon
.had beuJt;33lhg kereall'a atorlea.
Karaite' After Maws.
, ratterson'a article. In part, follow :
I "With pi actually every oolUga faculty
looking fur flawa In the rule and meth
.ods, foot ball In the wet In tha pait
produa4 llttla that w-aa atattllng. An
eioeptlon waa aupn'.ied by Ralph CktTon
of ailnnaftota. This player, who received
hi training at Mercerburgi academy,
really furnlehed tha fireworks. In tha
lineup ha figured aa a quarterback, but
ha had the faculty of being abla to play
any italilon. A a an open-field runner
ha) waa without a pear In the west.
"Oliver of Ililnul and Tobln of Minna
aota are slven end position on tha sec.
ond tsam, Poth Tere aepaqlalljr strong oa
defense, although tlcknesi In tha early
seaiun militated against Oliver's work,
'There aeu to be au abundance of
good Uckle tin (he atrungor trains.
There ware Hademavhi , of ' Chicago,
("onklln of Michigan, frank-of Minnesota,
tluver and Robert of Wlrconslo. Vnder
irdlnJT rcttimtae CoufcUn wasM
tiave received first towntlcm a an alt
wratem tactic, tut thg captaincy appar
ent!y srelflied hravtly on hla ahoitldcr,
and he CIS got play the game expected
of him. On the otl'er hand, this srema to
have had the opposite effect o4 Rad.
tnacher of Chloaye. who turned idut to be
one of tha real relation of RtarC
team. Ha waa Invaluable to hla team In
breaking up Interference, hlocklng Wcks,
and UckMng tha runner behind tha line.
By tha tame token tha other tackle posi
tion gaoe to Busar of Wisconsin, who
alio waa 'captain of bla team, and ha
played the .better for 4t. '
"It la to be regretted that It la necee
sary to leave Prank of Minnesota off the
first team and relegate him to the sscond.
Will Just Play at First
Owner of the Bresnahans
'son was put to a test which It may or
(mir not aurvlve. A a romequenue, It
cannot ba said that the game In this great
I central territory had a successful aeason,
Judged either from the style uf play or
ifrom tha material developed. Tha game,
perhaps, wss good enough, but It did not
'escape criticism either from ita friends
jcr Its enemlea. It waa not "advanced
foot ball" In any sens uf ths word; It
idid not bring out anything slantingly
new nor did any Individual star set the
grandstands afire. There were, uf course,
aa la the cats every srason, spsums of
great foot ball, , such as, for Instance,
iMlnneeoia'a play again! Chicago and the
chlcaao-WlsconKlii saute. These were,
I however, the excrptlona to the generally
erratic furin of the majority of the elev
en. "In rartain poclticna there waa a la
'mentable scarcity of good men for aa
isJI-western eleven, notably In tha matter
'of ends. It Is true that there wa Wells
'of Michigan, ell-America end last year,
but aa the exigencies of the case put him
la the back field uf Yost's team, ha wa
not credited to an end pa:tloit while the
reason was on. A large number of good
tackle and some siar guards mtde their
appearance, however, as the season" pro
Igressed. There were also a number of
good quarterbacki. but hardly up to tha
'standard of former years.
"At the end there were several who
ehowed flashes of championship form
jnow and then, such as Tobln of Minne
sota, Oliver of lilinule, Kesnulker of Chi
jego and lioeffel of Wisconsin. In Wells
.of Michigan the weMvrn territory had a
igreat player. ai,J the fact that he had
played halfback the greater part of tha
I sear aixtuld not detract frcm tha aeleo
lkju. as Wells Is a natural end rusher,
lie l.as everything a good foot ta.. player
,should have speed, sue, strength, and.
above all, a good head.
fasres raaa)laal plaier.
U aaa been eipiatned that tbs staica
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Mis. Helen Itublilsoii Hrition, owner uf
tha M. Iouis Cardinals and the only
woman baseball msgnate In history, who
has Just flntshed her firet experience In
attending a leaguo uieeUkaT Alp the aa-
tional muunatrt wrre muv h , plewaed with
Mrs. Urtttou. When asked how shs liked
alii- a msgnata and what she thought
of the meeting, she said: "Fine, 1 wouldn't
have mUsed It fur anything"
Hal Chase, former manHgpr f the New
York .Yankees and greatest of all first
basemen, who Uwluies lie will work hl,
hardest for his suoce-saor, Harry TVotver-
Frank vu an ccillnt tacUl. but d!d
nut Imw the versatility of eV.hsr I'.sdc-maclu-r
. Uiuwt Uest tlaards.
"Guaids of f;it clan caliber were
many, but none o rood as Hmlth uf llln
nesota and rtcruby uf Chlcaeo. Fmlth was
undoubtedly the t roi.gi st lineman in the
Mrnne.iuta team. ,
"Hlagg. after h fling Sccuby from
place to place, finally found a place rutted
to his make-up. and Hcruby brcanio a
star guild. He held hU own against
allcomers. lie d'.d a'.l the punting and
place klcklnc Tor t'hlrago. As a unter
ha ranked among the best, and hi skill
In kicking goal from p'aiemont mstle
Mm a player to be feared.
"Ehonka of Nebraska and Tsui licit in;
of Illinois gel the position on the secjnd
eleven. lioth were aggressive playtis
DAFFYDII COKTEST KUUrJ
t Answers ii.u.-: be a:lrei:id tj
"liaffvdn Hd tor" .f 'ice l.ec, anu re, u
The Hee !f.cd not lutcr l.ian b p. m.
'Ihurnuay o. iaci: c... io tie coaa.dervu
for prise m.trq oi It. at week,
. t'untv.-xania may icbinu unc or mc:a
answers for an ur all ol tuj pi ,ie.
X Winners to u svltctea one by each
advertiorr un Dstfyuil cojusnt page and
printed in hm udvertiscinem, v. rncn wilt
also announce pnse tor nt lonieat.
4 Karli La.lydiii must be written mi
a separate t.nt. of taper ai.d tuust des
ignate the advertiser lo.- wiioni t la in
tsnced. $. inn'.ng raffer.s will be chosen for
Uilr urigiuality, wit and iunnoi and
preference will be Mown tr.ose pertaining
to name or business of the advertiser.
Winnrfs must rail in person fur
pr.ifs at ad'verilser' piar of business
7. In addition to advertisers' prises The
Hee tvlll award five )1 prises to the five
nest best laffydll wrttera and will print
tha in. together with all othera worth
publishing on Paftydil Contest Page.
and were In the game every minute of
the play. llanley of Marquette and
Hudson uf Iowa were close to the class
of the others, - the latter especially on
account of hla kicking.
. Morrell of Minneaota. Hrsnstad of
Wlaconsln, and O'Drlen of Iowa, playing
center, ehowed good form. Morrell gets
the place beaause he outplayed every
man he met, even, though not quite as
active In the open field as some of his
rivals. O'Brien wound tip his foot ball
career with a great record a drop kicker,
but in puselng the ball, charging, and
general usefulness wss nut quite up to
the standard of either Morrell or Bran
stad. BranatsAl played a remarkably
good game all season.
"Crltlca have generally divided Ibo
honors of the quarter-back position be
tween. Moll of Wisconsin and Capron of
Minnesota. Capron waa not a good
quarter back, and. while playing, tha
position, his team was run by Pickering
and thrn by Itoeenwald, but ha waa a
grind ball p'aycr, and as he has btea
i placed at end. thu eliminates hlrn. Moll
j did not thow i:; s'tong tn certain vital
del; rtnierts of the itanie. and In eon.
'sequence t'ua mm who touk his place In
the Chicago game gvia the position hla
team mate. C.llette. Ulllett was a
great half back. Ha waa Just aa much
at boms in tha position of quarter back,
and ho la considered a better field gen
eral than Moll. Thla waa clearly demon
strated la tha Chicago gains when he
replaced Moil. He will, without doubt,
be the regular quarter back un the Wla
consln eleven next year, and It la known
that Coach Richards considers him on
of the most valuable men on the tei.n.
Moll la placed on tha second team.
"There are other good quarter backs,
umong these being Paine of Chicago
and McMillan of Michigan.
TUB HALFBACK POSITION.
"Practically at try Usui bad nut or
moro rtndtdstcs tor the twlfbiek position
on tSt 4tiUwctTO team. There were Saner
of CMcago, Craig of Michigan. Oil! of
Indlaca, Hoberts of Illinois, Rosenwald
and ftercn of Minnesota, osd a tramber
of leeer l'ent. Among all. Rosrnwald
inC fcaturr etatid out moat strongity. with
Craig: and erchs next to line, Roaen
wald tanrs with the beet in tha country.
"Re. tier Core" not shine quite as bril
liantly, brt ha was the beat ground gainer
on the Chicago team. Ha waa exception
ally strong in forward passes, and Coach
Starr most effective tricks were built
around Ifcis powerful player.
"Craig- of Michigan, prtvbebly next to
Capro-n ths Isstewt fnaa on the western
grliiinxf, err a t& best ground taJncr for
hla vecsa. la ourss-neid runalirr bo bad
few Kruperlrrs. Steven ira3 smother Yshs
abla ti!s iLl-aro'li'ad wurk brine: a
close? second to bl mnro flesfar tn
mat, Ro-vrrwald. Olfl snd Eobertt were
good, twit l; not Inproro orcr last sea
sun s marti as expected.
TttB f ECOVD TEAM.
"Fapllbttcka -v.rre ct;rcs. Witn Ptcker
ng, out of fie aame. Ttiomsn or
gon has the jilnce all to himself, hi rivals
belnar Pierce of Chiear.-o, Murphy of Iowa,
and WlnrMon of Illinois. There U uo
quostlon about his oupertority to soy of
these. lie a little weak a!nt rn.
nell. but in ail other budm ho iiwvva,t
a splendid attack and waa equally strong
on cerense. Pierce was a. vsiiuihi
for li'.s tram; his ortly real Weaknese m
In handlms punts when nlarir t,.rv
of the I'ne of defense. He was a good
hue buckler and" was the man who made
I'lcago s victory ever Wisconsin a Certainty."
BOSTON NATIONAL LEAGUE
CLUB UNDER NEW CONTROL
UOSTCN. Dec. 19. The Rnstnn Mn.i
league base kali team passed officially
nio new r.i.ncs todiy. and during the
eomlnif sesion James E. Gaffney of New
York, and John M. Ward, pitcher of the
New York, team twenty years ago. will
direct Its affair. They hope to take the
team out of hist place, the position it
has occupied for several years.
The reorganisation was effected through
the purchase by Uarney and Ward of the
stock of tha late Hepburn Russell. Ward
waa elected president and Gaffney treas
urer. Dr. Russell, son of the late presi
dent and Fred J. Murphy of thla city
wre included among the director.
Prealdent Ward said after the meeting
that there would be few chi.m i. .v..
"a-- ... i ii m
Heller-tirar Hatch Thsradar.
The Heller-Gray boxing' match will be
milled Thursday night at the Lyric thea
ter. Heller lived in Omaha for aeveral
years before returning to Avoce, la.,
where, his parente Hve. .. rer this match
he has been in training tor three weeka,
and when he arrived in the city thla
morning he looked the pink or condition.
Al Uray Is little less ranuwned. H
Carl Morris' sparring partner for several
months and had much to do with the jc
ccw of the Oklahoma "white hope."
The main event will he preceded by a
six-round bout between Guy Ruckles, tha
local fish tor. and Walter McCarthy of
Chief Engineer Tells
of Value of Property
of the Northwestern
fFrotn a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. Dec 13. SpeclaI.-ChIef
Engineer Kurd was on the stand today
before the Etate Railway commission tn
the bearing over the physical valuation
a fthe Northwestern railroad's property.
Mr. Hurd had fixed the reproduction
slue at S13.19UU.zl and the . physical
value at arusjK3lo. The eotntiany placed
the vafcie of Its property at 'Si&T&tt& C.
C. Wright and B. H. XXinham .represented
be railroad ccrciMuiy and Uie nUorpey
general's offioe looked after tbo tatrtaU
o fJe commission and the elate. Tin
drift o f Uie qeuatlmilng of the railrttad nt
tornEyd was to ascettatti ta melhofia
by which the appraisers had urlvd at
tiieir valuations apparaattr layihit a
groundwork to qeustton their a ours ay,
W. Q. Ure aud H. U. Hsed t Omaha
were also ou hand waiting lo tell the
qouiailiMon what they know about the
valuation, o me pioprvr CAcU we
armed with a banOW ct documents fer
refer aces purposes. Tin nwarlrtg preii
ably wltl las awvtwl Uays,
Edgar CliaiR-.iun. A ftortner Uftton Pa
elflQ brakenian. UrnugUt suit tit federal
court today cUut thw Union Pacifitt
raiiioad cc.npauy for Ceuruvsn pieced at
Z. lie allectis that ho W'M a brajie
man in the employ of the company hnd
tlial at hCappelle, Ieotmlar 4fl ht
had bis foot mashed by tha ritt ftad thet
tlie earapaay waa rtnnalUlei
Loa It run 4 i (ftt Oheltet-i '
EZXioirFiiu.ii, fw Bwe, iik-tdpeaiai,)
Frank Wbeairr, ft otrmep ih'injt fcb8ut
aeven rniiea rwiaW t U'M 6lU:i gS!
Ills lafC hand in a rorll eh,t WHU? a
sisUnar hla risighior, c, C, iyniiu, H
hll earn yesterday &iid as a result it
Waa badly fnajlted Up, Me my lost Ut"
hand aa the result of thv AWtdenti
OrleaA Wins and
ORXJIAX8, Neb.. J9. ltt,'PMal1)s'irt
the two game of basket bail played here
Saturday night In Orleans Higri cchdol
girl defsatod te iWiSori iiiga kfchool
(iris by a o?e of 11 to 10, Tlie high
school beys lost to the JWth
by a score of II I,
Class Team Fives
The senior, Junior and. sNrtm
at tha Omaha High aaHel ffi Kfl e'r):
thualasta of basket ball jne etkf.-;f r
afternoon, elaetad oajttaina end dttnai4
hold regular practise haraafta )n tk gj-H:
naslura at the sehool M4 a( ltf Touna;
Men's ChrlstUq Msantattrt.k taaaii t.S'--will
dirset ths pracwloe uf ti" t&em":
The following were ejgptq rkptain-i
Seniors, Flnley Jenkins, riefUt Jfuard;
Juniors, Carl Stork, tfj mkUbniore-,
Earl Clark, right fOfWaFd. fwt ins:
man class organised l.t WkeHil
James aardiner m eentaia,
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c:h a fi aTQss
iaaT-a Sherman Ave.
IM THE. ART
MORP Of IT .OLD TMlkllMV
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