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That the 'varsity team expected too
easy a victory with Wesleyan last Sat
urday was clearly demonstrated in
tile game played. The whole eleven
went upon the ground feeling confi
dent, and as a result the game was
slow and ragged during the first half.
Of course VWesleyan'.s style of play1
contributed in a large measure to this.
The halvef were but fifteen minutes
in length and the visiting team know
ing there was no chance of their scor
ing played for time. And although
no direct charges can be made, it ap-
t'ared at the tiute as if the officials
abetted this. Several times in the
game the play was not permitted to
go on, although time had not been
called by eithercaptain. Only during
the last five or six minutes did the -'varsity
play their accustomed game:
and considering all tiie time wasted
there was not really more than this
amount in the whole of the second,
during which the play was going on.
For, the home team then to score
eleven points in this time shows the
possibilities of the team. The prac
tice this week has leen quickened, and
the individual work lias been char
acterized by more dash than formerly.
To play, a quick, snappy game the
players must play a fierce game. By
this is not meant mean or question,
able playing, but the hardest kind of
playing the members can put forth.
Each play should be made as if it were
the last one of the half; and when a
man interferes he should block hard,
and long, and low.
Tiiere is one particular which is yet
to lie seen of the 'varsity team, and
that is their work on the kick-off.
Last year the eleven was weak in get
ting down the field on the kick-off
and downing the ball immediately.
Too often the opposing team lias
blocked up and carried the ball back
for fifteen or twenty yards. On thc
other hand weakness has been shown
in receiving the ball on the kick-off
and returning it. The interference
did not form briskly enough, and the
men showed a tendency to let the
player catching the ball go by himself.
Whether this point lias been improved
upon this year or not is yet to lie seen.
So far in the Tarkio and Wesleyan
game, it did better, but this was no
true test. In the Ames game, it was
very weak in this regard: but there is
the extenuating circumstance of its
being an early game. The game with
Missouri will demonstrate fully
whether Nebraska get off clean and
swift in this opening play of t he
game. The return of Melford who will re
sume his place atcenter will strength
en the team vastly. So far no one
has been found able to fill the posi
that it has ever been at this period of
the season, but like many other
things, this can only le told by the
first league game.
Two 'years ago when Kansas de
feated Nebraska upon the home
grounds, it wrs thought that they
were in excellent condition, but just
at the last end the team became worn
out and Kansas pushed the ball along
at will making the winning touch
Who will play behind the line in
the Missouri game is not yet known.
Some of the candidates who showed
up well at the beginning have taken
a sort of mid-season "slump" and need
tuning up. Those who were behind
in the race at first are picking up and
indications, lead one to believve that
their chances are .is good if not better
at present than the others. They are
playing hard, fierce ball and their
work upon the defense Is cleaner and
safer. However, of all those trying
for positions, whoever gets the places,
one may be sure of having faster backs
all around this year than last. Dur
ing the former season there were not
enough men trying for the positions
behind the line to cause them to work.
This year no one lias a sure place, and
the team is strengthened and quite
evenly balanced. At present six of
the old line men are at work, and al
though some of the players have been
shifted into other positions, it lias
been done to strengthen the left side,
which was the weak one last year.
Benedict, on the left end, has been
replaced by Stringer, and he is now
trying behind the line where there is
a possibility of his playing in the com
ing games. The training at end in
going down the field on points has
done him much good for a place be
hind the line. The line is heavier
this year than last, considered as a
whole, the ends esjiecialiy. It was
found necessary to put heavy men in
these latter positions in order to meet
the Pennsylvania style of interference'
which is played by both Iowa and
Kansas. This consists of the guards
being drawn back witli the halves and
plunged into the line or thrown
around the ends in the interference.
This is an effective style of play, as is
shown in the game in which Iowa
licat Northwestern: but it is some
what of an open game, permitting line
men who arc quick to plunge through
and intercept it before it starts
Then, too, with quick, heavy ends and
tackles it can be smashed almost as
rapidly. Guards as a rule arc large
heavy men, and necessarily slow: so
when itcomes to running them around
the ends to head the interference, the
play will get off slow. It gives the
tackles a chance to lunge through lie
forc the block can be formed, and the
ends a chance to run in and down the
man with the ball, while he is wait-
tween the two and will be a good one.
Wesleyan, who fe ired she was not in
condition last Saturday, refused to
consider that game as the champion
ship game. As a result, the twentieth
of next month has leen settled upon
as the time.
A feature which has lieen a iart of
Nebraska's play before Is drop-kicking.
Tills counts five points and is very
handy when there is but halta min
ute to make twenty or thirty yards.
This has been developed this year and
now one may not think that it is only
to be seen upon eastern grounds. It
is the prettiest play of the whole game
and usually takes the lookers-on by
surprise. As easy as it may apiear,
however, it is probably the most diffi
cult, and together with goal-kicking,
takes endless practice and unlimited
care to bring the art to perfection.
Only on a quiet day can there be any
certainty about elther-
MRS. INA DILLON TABER.
J Voice Culture J
Nebraska, do hereby cortify that the
foregoing in a trua and correct copy of
the origioal thereof, which original ia
now in my custody at such e'erk.
WitnefB my baud as Clerk, and the
Seal of aaid Court at Lincoln. Nobraska,
this 21st day of October 1897.
seal. Oscar U. Hillis,
By ILK. Uittinoer, Deputy.
8. L. Geistbnrdt, Attorney. U3-l.r0 Burr
(First Publication October Zl)
At a secsion of the United States Circuit
Court for the District of iNtbrasku,
continued and held pursuant to ad
journment, at the court room, in the
city cf Lincoln, on the 21ct day of
October. 1807, present, the Honorable
John S. WodIboo. judge presiding, the
fol'owing, among other proceeding
were had and done, to-wit:
The Vermont Savings'!
Back.a Vermont cor-1 KIT
poration, Complain- j order on ah
ant. 5- SENT DEPEND-
t ion as well as he. Besides lieing an
aggressive player, and one who drops ing for the interference to form.
lack on end plays, he iiossesses the The report which stated Missouri
faculty of stirring up the guards and as having a LaFayette man as coach,
making them play harder and safer it appears, is incorrect. Missouri has
ball. The team is especially well
fitted out in the center for offensive
During the past few days the team
has been put through Iongerand more
arduous work. Heretofore the games
which have been played have been
merely fifteen and twenty minute
halves. But thirty-five minute halves
is an entirely different sort of thing.
Often times a team has played a strong
winning game up to the last five min
utes and then becoming exhausted?
has gone to pieces and lost the game.
An eleven in the qest condition should
gradually increase their work all
through the game, making swifter
and fiercer play until the climax is
reached just at the finish. It is said
the 'Varsity team is in the best con
dition physically and iii team work.
no eastern coach this year, but is be
ing trained by ex-Captain Young.
What they will do under his tutor
ship can only lie surmised, but as an
individual player he was a strong,
heady man. Of course, he does not
have the advantage of the latest plays
brought out by the eastern schoo's.
but lie may have developed some good
ground gainers of his own.
Wesleyan will take a turn at Mis
souri also this year. Monthly, the
first of November following the Uni
versity game, she plays the Tigers at
Omaha. It will be her first big game
outside of the Nebraska state, and no
doubt will prove a valuable experience
to her. The game between the home
team and Wesleyan for the state
championship, will lie played Novem
ber 20. This is the second game be-
Pupilof Signor Gedeoni Olivieri, the
teacher of Emma Eamee, Emma
Calve, Jean and Edward De Resko and
Jean Liealle. For terms and particu
lars address Mrs. Ina Taber, 073 Eoyl,
ston Street, Bopton. Mass.
S. L. Geisthardt, Attorney, 149 l."0 Burr
(Fir3t Publication October 2.1.)
At a sessioa of the United States Circuit
Court for the District of Nebraska,
continued and held pursuant to ad
journment, at the court room in the
city of Lincoln, on the 21st day of
October, 1897 present, tin Honorable
John S Woolson, judze presiding, the
following, among other proceedings
were hud and done, to wit:
The Bellow j Falls Savings')
Institution. a Vermont cor- I
poration, complainant. I 43.T
William W. Pool et al.. re-spordente.
ORDEU ON ABSENT DEFENDANTS.
Now on this 2tsfcJay of October, 1897,
at the Octob.-r. 1897, term of said court,
it having bean made to appear to the
satisfaction of said court that this is a
suit to enforce a mortgage lion by fore
closure on real prt p -riy within the dis
trict of Nebraska, uad that Th3 Central
Loan and Trust Compan ; First Nation
al Bank of Ne2aun.ee, Michigan; Rick
Island National Back, of Rojk Island,
Illinois; William G. Wood; Farmers'
National Batik of Malone, New York; E.
A. Dow, first real name unknown; First
National Bank of Waupun. Wieeinsin:
The National Bank of the Republic, of
New York- City; The Firat National
.Bank of Mauch Chunk. Pennsylvania;
The First National Bank of Cambridge,
Illinois; The State National Bank of St.
'Joseph. Missouri; and The Des Moines
National Bank, of Des Moines, Iowa, in
its own right and as trustee, are defend
ants in said suit, and are not inhabit
ants of, and have not been found within
said d'strict. and hive nit voluntarily
appeared in this suit; now on motion of
S.L. Geisthardt, folcitor for the. cm
plainant, it is considered by the court,
ORDERED, lint tbe respondents last
above named and each of them appear
and plead, answer, or demur to the com
plainant's bill of complaint, on or before
Monday, the- Gth day of December, 1897,
and that in default thereof, an order be
entered in this caus3 taking said billjiro
confesso. It is further
ORDERED, That at least twerty days
before said Gth day of December, 1897, a
copy of this order be served upon each
of said last named respondents where
ever found, if prac icable, and also upon
the parson or persons in poeeessioa or in
charge of the real property deic ited in
tbe bill of complaint, if any there be; cr
inlieu thereof, tint a copy of this order
be published for six one ccutivo weeks
in The Coukiek, of Lincoln, a cews
paper published and in ceaeral circula
tion in said district of Nebraska.
Jno. S. Woolson,
Oct., 21, 1897. JuJge.
Endorsed: Filed Oct. 21, 1897,
seal Oscar B. Hillis. Clerk.
The United States o? America
n-rirtLMA. ur nr.urwisnri. )
I.Oscar B. Hillis, Clerk of the United
SUtis Circuit Court for the District of
William W. P.k)1, et
Now nn this 21st day of October, 1897,
at the October 1897 term of said court,
it having been tuado to appear to the
satisfaction of said court, that this is a
suit to enforce a mortgage lien by fore
closure on real property within the Dis
trict of Nebraska, and that The Central
Loan it Trust Company; First National
Bank of Negaunee, Michigan; Ro.-k Isl
and Natioual Bank, of Rock Islan I. Ill
inois; William G. Wood; Farmers' Na
tion il Bank, of Malone, New York; E.
A. Dow, first real name unknown; First
National Bank of Waupun. Wisconsin;
The National Bank of the Republic, of
New YorkCily;Tbo FiistNalinnal Bank
of Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania; The
First National Bank of Cambridge, III
inols; The Stat j National Bank, or St.
Joseph, Missouii; the Des Moines Na
tional Bank of Des Moines, Iowa, in its
own right, and as trmteo.are defend
ants in Siid euit. and are not inhabitants
of, and hava not hen found within said
district, and hive not voluntarily ap
peared in this suit, now on motion of
S. L. GeV.barJt. soiLitor for the com
p'ainant, it is considered by the court,
ORDERED, That the resp indents
last above named and each of them
appear and plead, answer, or demur to
the co-np'ainnnl'B bill of complaint, on
or before Monday, th j G h day of De
cember, 1S97, and mat in default there
o", aa order be entered in this cause
taking laid bill pro confesso. It is
ORDERED, That at least tventy days
before said Gen day of December, 1897, a
cop of this order bo torved upon each
of said list name ! respondent, wherever
fouud, if practicable, and uIsoupDt tb.3
P'rson or persons in possession or in
charge of the rjal property described in
th? bill of complaint, if any there be;
or in lieu therojf, that a copy of this
order Le published for six consecutive
weeks in Tiik Courier, of Lincoln, a
newspaper published and in general
circulat.on in Enid district of Nebraska.
Jno. S. Woolson,
Endorsed : File 1 Oct. 21, 1897.
seal Oscar 13. Hillis, Cleik.
The United States oh America.
District ok Nebraska. ) SCT"
I. Oscar B. Hilli, C'erk of tin United
S ates Circuit Coutt for th1) District of
Nebraska, do beroSy certify that the
forr going is a ttue and correct copy of
tie original thereof, which original is
now in my cusf.dy as such clerk.
Witness my h nd as Clerk, and the
Seal of said Court at Lincoln. Nebraska,
this 2lsid.y of Oc'oler. 1597.
seal Oscar B. Hillis.
By R. R. BIfinser. Deputy.
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