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. .. . - - . ' -:'-:;--:;lr:- -'V Z . - - ... , ... SPORTS Section WANT ADVERTISEMENTS Q f&tf& ffan fcrk Sr? sports . . O 1 AUTOMOBILES : SUNDAY. DECEMBER 3, 191G. 8 PITT ENTITLED WHITE BEATEHBY -MAXWELL IN FINAL The. Formidable Line of the Pittsburgh Eleven, Ranked First of tho Eastern Teams for 1916 TO THE THRONE Youngster from Aronimink Con-. quers Metropolitan Golfer at Lakewoofi Warner's Panther Eleven Has Clear Lead Over Rivals on Eastern Gridirons. ; : 0 t '.. .5- f :' COLGATE IN SECOND PLACE Crown, Too, Rated in Advance cf One-TIme Big Teams for . Season of 1916. . f'ZW YORK TIMES; RANKING Analysis of Performances in an Au-' tumn Abounding in Upsets ,t . Causes Shifts in Prestige. Eastern Teams as Ranked ' . By The New York Timzs ... ' . t. Plttabart h. j 9. Georgetown. 2. Colgate. 10. Dartmouth. S. Brown. rH. Navy. L lale 12. Cornell. S. Ars7. " 13. fenn State. C IIXTrd. 14. Washington 7. Prirrtton.' r - and Jefferson 8. Pennsylvania i 15. Lehich. j i - Th eloa of - th football of llluV whidj wss a mb!hiiori of merry ai sound, maelstrom, and ! Wrrls wheel. Cads th so-called hig Kjst em elevens of past years er?hadVj by Smaller oaflsts teams, which for,sbveral wuoni SOW bav btw threatening th gridiron prsstito of tlM treat tnjversltls. On fhwvrtjt"r Day a situation presented ttsslf which was entirely new In Eastern fnnltisTt f rn?T Upon the little between two email collece.' small only in their i Stndent ,nronmeut depended not only the football ehemplonshi.i of the East but also second pise in the rating Brown had climbed to high, pi? by Impressive- defeats over ijlarvard. Tale, Ratters, sad leaser tami and!y harrier la the war-was Colgate.'. Away off In the Smoky City a third so-called minor eleven waited anxiously with Us ear to the freoadV..; -.. , Colgate engineered the greatest upatt. of the sisircn by beating- Brown so badly that there was no - question of ' bar raperiorlty sver the PrtnjTdenc eleven. which was unquestionably la line for the ttOa. i By defeating Brown Colgate takes Brown's place In the season's reckoning except for the fact that alone la mid season Tale defeat?- the Hamilton team T to a. So it haspcm that a com parative newcomer, although not at ranger, demands championship recog nition. The University f Pittsburgh team had gone through (he season on. defeated and. while Its schedule has net caSsd for fames with the best of East. era opponents. 1 the Panthers of Glenn 'Warner stand out as being entitled to the poeTti ear at the top of the Eastern Eat. College teams in the Couth ' and X7ast are not considered in this ranking !' ' nttabars:VB lra!ve. Record. ft Is an unusual sod surprising Teatnre t this gridiron season that a practical Vtstder should steo in and claim the honors which for many years have teea htld by that charmed circle com posod of Tale. Harvard. Prirr-ton. Cor-mH and Pennsylvania. Tor m.ay years one college or another haq shown Gashes of rosily great form and has threatened to usurp the thrones cf the mighty, but not until this season has it been beyond eoeetiott that a goodly ' group of . the hitherto leaser elevens had attained a high rank ta Eastern football. Pittsburgh gets first. fclaee on . the astern gridirea because It has gone threat the season without a defeat and ta Its schedule 'of eight games has de feated such elevens as the Nary. Syracuse. Pennsytvanlai. Washington as4 Jefferson, and Peiux State. It I roOed c a total of SS i potnu against S3 by Its . opponents. Aside from . the tame wit the- Navy, which Pitt won by a narrow margin of one point.. 20 to 19. svery vtctery has been Impressive. The narrow margin of victory. In the Nary game is explained by this cluster of facts, namely. hst Pittsburgh was anMflJt and held : the Annaoolls eleven: cheaply, and that the lenth of the periods played was greater man tne o early In the season, th physical con-. slUon of too tnttsourgn p lay ere was not as good as in the later games. This close shave with the Nary taught Pitt a leeeon and In their other games the condition of Warner's men was as good as their football. Oleism Wustri Gentas rre-ealls. , , Reliable observers who are familiar with Pitta burgh's play do not doubt that th Panthers could defeat any team In tho whole Eastern section.. Warner as a eoacn Is well known,, tor many of his Carlisle Indian el evened rank well . up avmona the leaders. ' Uia lpventlve genlun has wnclnated many of the best-known plays, and. with bis Indian flayers, Warner -worked wonders with trick rUys. With Pittsburgh he did not hare o resort to trick plays. . Taking advantage of the white; man's superior Intelligence as compared with the Indian, Warner developed an eleven along familiar football . lines. ! The matorlKl. Warner says himself. wss wonderful for m high-lass eleven. The men were big, fast, svnd could, think quickly. They had football sense, and with 1 these assets at his disposal Warner built up a formidable scoring machine.- ( . Pittsburgh hod a back Held which ould rip through the line, and could keep aa interference intact long enough tor the player with the ban to skirt tbe wings. After all. these) two means of advancing the ball are the most reliable hi the game's whole repertoire of plays. In Hastings, the Panthers had . a good kicker and Geet runnr. an-1 tn Me-ZiOrea a Une smasher of the old reHable typo. ! Do Hart and Mrtrrow completed the back field for end running and dashes through the open field. No back field In tho country was to crnpact. so hermon'oua. and so effective this season as Pittsburgh's. Barring the early Navy ram, tho Pan- flyers' defease ranked wtn tta powerful In captain rwn warner bad Caota g alret naa woo was the peer of any J y Z7 - , T J ! , - - III IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIl VrrTTTTTTTTTT 1 1 1 1 1 II 1 1 1 II I II 1 1 1 1 1 II I I lllllllllllllllllllllll iill illMlllllll w i ! . - I SeldeA. centre In the rsme. Peek is light, but what he lacked in weight he made up for in- speed and et iHty to d'acnoae the opposing play. Much of l'eck's work done in the opponents trritor.v. which in always tt bent tent of a fooa otfenslve p'aycr. ' The manner in which he smashed up tho heavy tine of the Syracuse giants srd tnr hoW In the I'ennsytvAnia forwards furnixled un-errina-. evidence of his great ability In this department. Pitt Tackle Rank High. Thornhll) and Sidel were unusually good tackles, especially Thornhill.. who ranks as one of the season's best. At tho ends were Herron and Carlson. Herron being ranked as a wonderful wing man. fast djwn' the field under Hastlngs great punts, a deadly tackier and a player who refused to be boxed by the opposition. The guards. Suther- land and Gets, were of trie dir. smasn ing type of linemen. Tnese two, wltn Peck between thm. outplayed every centre trio they faced so decisively that there was nj uuentltn o; tneir auoerlor- ity. And th.'n is the eleven which . v.enl rou'h-fhod over "Its e pnonent with such impresuilve eitse lnt It muFt be hailed as the best In the Extern se:tion. These who saw the wondc-rnii per formance of' the" Colgate eleven agalnut Brown on Thanh nrlvlnsr Day would esteem It almoet an impossible task for Plttsbursh or any other eleven to nave beaten Larry Hanks rt s team on tnsi dav. In downing Brown by 2 to Col ante ahowed everything In the way of gridiron tactics that a championship eleven an ould nays, at command, ne- member. this Brown team took- the field as -unmistakably tbe leading eleven of the Kast. wain t the honor unques tioned? Hadn t IJrown defeated iaie and Harvard? Up to that game Urown's goat Un had not been crossed. Rutgers had scored a field goal and Tale (wo of them, but those were tne only m-m-U-hea on Brown's ; record. Pntsbunth's sroe.1 line, oh the other hand, had been crossed for three touchdowns, so was it not reasonable to believe mat crown w stronger I'lttsburgnr Colrmle came out. of the time against Yale a loser by a score of to 3. The Hamilton back field. - Glllo. Hubbell, Spencer,, and Anderson, had riddled the Yale line so badly that tne t oiewlc team bad rained Just about twice as much around in actual rushing as Tale. For three periods Colgate led by 3 to O, and then came an unlucky break against Bankart's brigade. One of Hubbeii's mints carromed off to the side lines and Tale got the ball well In Colgate's ter- ntorv. a iorwari pass over ine anai line at the last minute gave Yale, the rictory. - . - - . . . Celeste Work lass re salve. ' Colgate had aeoimplished great things before this Tale defeat. The team had invaded the. West and tackled Illinois, last year's Conference champions, and had given the Western football world shock by : trimming Illinois 13 to The West askod " Who la this Col gate? ! . Tbe victory was no Insignin- cant accomplishment, for only a couple of weeks later the same Illinois team defeated the mlKhty siinnesota eleven. coached by Dr. Harry Williams, which is today balled ait the greatest root Dsn machine in the West, although the Conference title went to Ohio Ktate. mainly through the phenomenal Individual abiUty of ChKk Harley.Wben Col- gats came back from tnis tnumpnai trip, she demanded a little more attention, but nevertheless the ability of Larrv Bankart's team tras ta Question after the defeat by Yi. Then came a ' aecietve victory over Syracuse, a shut-out victory, but by 3 " points less man - rctisDurgn naa scored .on the same eleven. Even then Brown wouldn t concede that Colgate was a dangerous team. So the Hamilton team went to Providence last week nd was held so cheaply that Brown offered odds of 10 to . Then . followed the greatest upset of the year and Colgate stands today as the second best team In the east, and so close-to Pittsburgh tn power snd skill that the ranking of one eleven ahead of the other will be the source . of continual arguments until another gridiron season, roils around- - . - , . gasashlBg Gaaae Suited Colarate. ' It was the old fashioned smashing typo of game in which Colgate excelled, Just aa In the case of, Pittsburgh. . Both had swift backs and . a compact Interference which enabled them to carry tho ball through the Une aud around tho ends. In tho case of these first teams. Pittsburgh and Colgate, it must also be sail that they couid both manipulate the forward pass with skill bat didn't have to depend on this dangerous play for ground gaining. It strengthened their ground gaining repertoire of pleys, but they never had to rely on its uncertainties to make the necessary advance. It was used merely ss an adlunct to their straight, power ful, line-breaking; plays. Kotn or these first two teams excelled the ' so-called ir elevens of the Cast In that tney had formidable linea which charged low and swiftly. ... Brown Is ranke-1 in third place because of her arrest accomplishments before tbe Colgate noiocauni. , neuer, sieves jastera ipt tor several seasons, it is had ever been developed ly F.4. Ilobln-son st Crovn than Capt. I'arnum'a team, which overthrew both Yale end Harvard with such a crah. 'Before the Brown game. Yale had downed Washington and Jefferson. Carnegie- Tech, Virginia and lehlgh and wad on the hih road to greatness. Then came Brown on a November afternoon with the sensational Pollard, tor two perious Vale led with two fit-Id voal. but Pollard, surrounded by line interference, broke loose and Yale was overwhelmed by the da-shea of the negro and his team mates. There was lot tne eilgntcat. question- about that victory. Brown was truly a high class team. Then take Harvard into Brown's powerful grn.op. The Crimson scouts tint au suoul I'oKara ana and yet trusted to it team made tip of some idoml string nunto combat the fleet lirown buck field. Harvard was dis astrously overconfident in that game. She had dfatd t'orncil and Princeton and eeotnlnely did n-t fear lirown slthouah everybody leured for her. Pollard and tke Brown back field did the very same thing that they did nualnst Yale and the loot hull world was again surptJed. Like Yale, liar vard failed to find a way to stop Pol lard. It took little Colgate to find the way to do it, Brew Esii Preved Stroa Both the Harvard and Tale llneg were outptsyed by the Brown forwards, the Providence ends. W'ceks and Marshall, looming up as Eastern sensations. With these scalps at her belt. Brown was fired with championship assurance and self-confidence, and' failed to rate the. Colgate eleven at its true strength. This fact may have militated against the Providence aggregation in its final disastrous conflict.. Tale gets fourth place in the ranking. being assisted by the fighting spirit which led to victories over Princeton and Harvard. Yale rose triumphantly above the calamity .of the Brown defeat, and Captain Black's eleven showed an abundance of aroused football ability in the dashing contests with the Tigers and the Crimson. If it had not been for the Brown defeat lale would have had rood claim on the lastern football title. The form which Yale showed asalnst Harvard in her final game of the season was excellent. Tie.- Brown defeat, however, was too much for tne later accomplishments to wipe out. There was dormant lootoau power in itvu iaie team all season, but it waa not brought out fully until the last two cames. Although undefeated, tne Army eleven is placed In fifth position. While there is no denying the- claim put forward by the Army coaches that the Army team was a a-ood one compared with the best of the season's elevens, un fortunately the Cadets' weak schedule was such as to deny tnem tne recognition which would have been (riven if they had played more formidable antagonists. The Army's hardest op-oonenu were Notre Dame. Washington and Lee and the Navy. Of course, the Cadets were pointed for the annual game with the Navy and up to. that time ther took tn'nrs rather easily, iney hsvo a (rest centre Jn Captain "McEwan and a great halfback in Ollphant, In Oerhardt. they have a quarterback who ranka with the best. Around these play. ers tbe Army coaches built a team which could have withstood the test of a much harder schedule. There Is no question that the Armv had much football ability. Just what West Point would have done against elevens like Brown, Colgate or Yale Is. of course, problematical, nut it a certain that ney am not snow tne sustained power that these teams did through their stiff schedules. Harvard Follows (he Arssy. After the Army Is ranked Harvard, the eleven which' ' failed to approach the Standard shown by Crimson elevens of recent years. With the same Haughton coaching system, plenty ' of promlnlng material and every Indication of another high class eleven, the Crimson failed again! Tufts, lirown. and Yslo. he Just squoexed through with a victory against Princeton. The Harvard line was the weak place In the structure. On other Harvard teams, the Haughton tactics of delayed passes and hidden ball Elays tot results because of a strong ne. - . As long as the line was solid the backfleld had time to get the elusive plays in operation. The trouble with Harvard this season was that the line waa not strong enough to protect the back field until It got under way; in consequence, the opposing players got through and stripped Harvard's secret piays of all their mystery. Against Tufts, Brown. Princeton, and Yale the Harvard line was found wanting st crib leal times and the Crimson's pet formations were shattered in their making. Until a year ago. when the Cornell defeat In mid-season took the championship honors from Harvard, the Crimson had held the place at the top of the WINNER'S MARGIN 2 AND 1 J-et TtickleP. Herron, Ccurlsorv., another turorlnlnr shakeun to see the Crimson down to sixth in the nnltlnr of the teams. Of all the big elevens this vear Frlnce- ton was tne greatest disappointment. The Tigers showed little but promise. The team of veterans completely failed to accomplish the great thinrs that were expected. The material and exnerlem-e seemea to oe mere, but the eleven lacked tne rorce and SKsressivenesa to back ud mr looioau upiiity. up to tne Dart mouth game the Tizers looked like tne pest eleven or the ver. Thoi seemed to have everything, but In the Dartmouth battle the eleven from Han over OUtPlaved the Tie-era and slinvxl that there was much lacking; in attack. True. Princeton won the Dartmouth game after Eddie Drigga seized a wild forward pass. and raced half the lenRth of the field with the ball. But it wasn't the clean cut. decisive victory that Princeton followers expected. Then came the Harvard defeat and later the spectacle against Yale. In which the once nromlsins- Princeton eleven was thrust aside bv the power of Ell. The beatrnr which Princeton gave Tufts after that team had defeated Harvard for the firt time in its history meant little In the end. Princeton must start all over again next year, for nearly all the veteran plavers have played their last game. There was something wrong st Princeton when the players who made up this season's eleven could do no better in their Important games. caakera Blake Great KleUh. Pennsylvania comes next In the rank ing. After a poor start, the Quakers made a great finish, which augurs well r.ext season for, Bob Polwell's couching system. On the face of the Dartmouth fami, Penn was not as formidable as the Tigers, and yet the games later in the season showed that Penn had made vast improvement. The early part of the season didn't promise much after Penn's housecleaning. The Quakers lost to 8wrthmore. were defeated badly by Pittsburgh. ID to O. and only tied Dartmouth,, wblch had been defeated by Princeton. Then started a revival by the Quaker eleven. They beat Michigan, which was perhaps not as strong as expected this season. Penn showed the ability, however, to come bark at the end of the game, and by a strong finish won out. Three years of defeat haunted Pennsylvania before they faced Cornell on Thanksgiving Day. but the Quakers rose nobly to tho occasion and recovered their lost prestlKe. Georgetown hed the greatest scoring machine of the Eastern section, but many of its highest scores were rolled up against comparatively weak opponents. . The only defeat was at the hands of the Navy In the opening game of the season. Outside of Dartmouth, Georgetown's schedule did not call for any great opposition. Dartmouth decisively defeated In the game at Haverhill, and followers of this eleven believe that ..he Georgetown team would rank very high if it had played a suffer schedule. Dartmouth had a bad season. It wns the victim of one of the hardest schedules attempted by any eleven, and Its energy and stamina were pretty well used up before the season was over. Just glance at the schedule played by the big Green team Georgetown. Princeton. Syracuse, and Pennsylvania on successive Saturdays. What tc-urn In the East could have stood up under such a schedule? In many of these games the Dartmouth men played in hard luck. They phould have won the Princeton name, and would have done so with a little more Judgment. They had a tough time downing Syracuse,- and then ran against Pennsylvania, when that eleven was Just beginning to find Itself. The final game was a tie, against West Virginia, a team of husky hard-playing mountaineers, which waa strong enough to have given a good account of Itself against any of the best elevens. Navy's Hard Tussle With Pitt. The Navy had a tie game and two defeats before the game with the Army. After playing together most of the season, the coaches thoroughly shook up the team and dropped several of the. veterans, filling their places with plebes. Annapolis was defeated by Pittsburgh, and In this game the Sailors had the distinction of giving the season's champions the hardest tussle of their schedule. The margin of a goal after: a touchdown, one point, was the slim limit of Pittsburgh's victory. Washington and also dereated the Middies, while Dickinson played them to a no-score tie. Cornell wrs nmong the season's disappointments. Here was a team, champions in H15. that had every promise of another great eleven, bub it has dropped to twelfth place in the season's fanning. 1 ne loss ot tneir star piayer, Charley Barrett, proved to be too great a gap to fill. The Harvard dereat was a severe shock to the Ithacana, although they came back and won from Michigan throueh the great kicking or Shlverick. Cornell looked even promising enough to offset in some degree the Harvard deieal before tne renn game. but the clean-cut superiority of Penn last week leaves no doubt of Cornell's lundamenlal weaknesses. Three wrong Pennsylvania 'elevens wind up the end of the list of the first fifteen teams. Penn State, while not as strong as in former years, nevertheless showed greater power than Washington artd Jefferson and Lehigh. Penn State was defeated 1 to 0 by Pitts champlov.n. Penn Ptate beat Lehiffh 1 lo it. furl heat Westminster . to t. while the beet that Washington and Jli'-rson couli! do against that same eleven vns r.! lo . Jvnn State defeated I.i-hiifli and l.nfnyette. but was de-cidedly outclassed by the mighty 1 "anthers in their Thanksgiving Day final. V3h!n,toii and Jefferson was nble to store two touchdowns against Yale, and also beat Washington and Leo. One o W. and J.'s best games was the victory over Rutgers at the Many of the other teams showed promise in some of their games. Syracuse labored to disadvantage with its heavy schedule. West Virginia had a rough, hardy, eleven which was not delevoped to its tuil strength. Rutgers, with seven youngsters in their ltneun. did wi-il. except for the big upsets by Browr n W. & J. Tufts had the great mitl-fn' cf d fueling Harvard and ln:inii.i. only to f.t'l before Princeton. Hprinz'lelJ. ml Syracuse. Forill.iuii bud a;i elev n of much prom-Ire, th- tiest of the New York City eleven.", but was handicapped bv a weak schedule. Both 1'nion and AV'ill-Innm conquered Ami. erst, while Wes-I'-van be.i t both Amherst and New York University, but fell before Williams. Kwfirllimoie had a good team this season, going along merrily to the Columbia game. After that they were tied by Dickinson aud defeated by Haverford. Columbia's tecond year of football revival was diiiappointlng. Western and Southern Tessas. Ohio State is ranked first smong the WcMfrti terms, winning the Confer- cii': tllli; I.l the final game against Not Ih'.vcsteru. Ifarley was the Ohio tnr rind his Individual work played th leading part '.n all of Ohio's games. Neither Ohio nor Northwestern played tht pov. i rftil Minnesota eleven, which wound ui :.he season in a blaze of glory. Northwestern beat Indiana and Indiana defeated Minnesota in mld-seaiton. Ohio State beat Illinois, the one tiim which beat Minnesota. Minnesota downed Wisconsin and Chicago by big scores, while the badgers were also defeated bv Ohio .State. Georgia Tech finished the season in he South with the highest point score of the year, rolling up 421 points against Its opponents, and is one claimant for the Southern title. While Georgia waa not defeated a tie game was played agalnr.t Washington nnd Lee. 7 to 7. I'r'ii-'s-w alio claims the championship i.r.! ). not been defeated. Tennessee V imlerblit. while the Commodores i' a ! Auburn 1 to P. Georgia . i victory over Auburn was JM to i YALE FOOTBALL PROFITS. All Previous Recorda Broken in Season Just Closed. Spt.-ial tn Thr .Vrte yor Times. NEW HAVEN. Conn.. Dec. Although the official Yale receipts for the football season will not be made publio for several weeks. It is known that they will break all previous records. Nearly every game on the Yale schedule yielded a slightly greater revenue than ever before. The 17.1 mo additional seats at the Yale-Harvard game will swell the total trow, but not the net receipts, by about $34. W). The expense or constructing tne seats, however, will bring the net receipts from the game down considerably. The expense of erecting every temporary seat Is estimated at about $1.R0. The attendance at the Yale-Harvard game was. in round numbers, . 7S.UOO. against "tt.txilt, the largest previous figure. That at the Yale-Princeton game wan about 4-iiO, against about :i4,iM. the previous top-notch figure for a Yale game at Princeton. The Yale-Brown game also proved a great attraction, about 25.000 persons being present, of which about i.D.utiO paid $1 each. This number is greater than attended Yale-Harvard and Yale-Prlnoeton games till recently. The fact that the Yale man-sgemcnt allowed n.tMMi members of the Hoys' Club of New Haven to see the game free was r-sjonalble for a large percentage of the attendance. The game with Colgate drew about 8.0O0; that with Washington and Jeffer son the same number, while those with Iehlgh. Virginia, and the Carnegie Tech from 4,UK to 6.0"0. Till the game with Brown. Harvard, and Princeton the admission fee was kept at SO cents. From the Harvard game here Yale will get about $78.f0 gross, from the Princeton game at Princeton about $21,- tfi gross, the Brown game about $12.- 10, and the minor games between $2."i0 and fTi.ono each. Tho total receipts from the year will be about $140.01, it is believed. Last year they were about $Hi.X. From the net receipts the football association will contribute to the support of the crew largely, and to the track team. The baseball nine Is se.lf-sppporting. The debt for the new stadium will be reduced and contrlbu- BRICKLEY'S PUPILS BEAT HOLY CROSS Boston College Scores the Winning Touchdown from a Fake-Kick Formation. burgh, while Washington and Jefferson was outclsssed 87 to the season's tlons will be mad- to minor sports. A'jeWl to The yew yr Piste. . BOSTON, Mass.. Dec. ..-Boston Col lege today defeated Holy Cross, 17 to 14, at Fenway Park. Charlie Brickley's pupils gaining their first Boston victory over Holy Cross since 1899. Boston College scored two touchdowns in tbe first eight minutes of play. . Aided by a 25-yard wheel around right snd by I-owney, and a 15-yard penalty for holding in the Purple line, Boston lined up on the Holy Cross one-yard line soon after the first klckoff. J. Fltspatrick crunched through centre for a touchdown. A few minutes later Fltspatrick hurled a forward pass to Trowbrldgs, who nailed the ball on the dead run as he crossed the goal line for the second Maroon touchdown. The play had started on the 25-yard line. The Purple scored a minute after tho second period opened, when Currnnlngs blocked Fltspatrlck's punt and Zlmmer. man fell on the ball as It bounded over the Boston goal line. As the period was dosing, Cummlngs Intercepted a forward pass on his own :tO-yard line, ran seventy yards for a touchdown, and tied up the score by kicking the goal. Cummlngs eluded mutiy opponents by dodg ing and (hanging pace. J. Fltspatrick won the game for Boston In the final period, when he kicked a field goal from the 32-yard Una, This play was presaged by a Brlckley formation similar to one in which the famous drop kicker figured In the Harvard dedication of the Yale Bowl. Fltspatrick dropped back as for a drop kirk, and the l'urple forwards, breaking through, left a hole at tackle, through which Lowney bowled to the 23-ysrd line. Then ltzpatrioa made his score. 'Ine lineup Hot? resa, lit.) Qulgley Cen-say Lynch Keller McCulloch . . . . Zimmerman Cummlngs .. Hlctios Foley PTt spe trick . . Bradley Playing Evan Longer. SheU from Tee Than Flushing Star, Phlla- ' delpbla Lsd Esrns Victory. a. Boston. U7.) Position. Troa'bridies L. K. . . Dullrn L. T McWtliy I.. O Callahan : Collins K. ' Tlertiey H. T I'rhan . : P.. K FltiK-ml i Q. B J.'tltzpa trick I.. H. B. . HKnlon n. H. B. . Lowney K. B Touchdowns- Lonrney. Trowbridge. Zira nwrmin. Cummtnca. Oasis from touch -dtiwntc J. Kltrnxrick. (2,1 Cummlngs, (3.) Goal from rirl.l -J. Fltiptrirk., Kuhtitutloni.-no.ton Collegs : Davidson for McCarthy. Kay for Collin.. HerHaan tor Urban. S. Huckl-r for Fltaaerald. McKensle for Lowney. Holy Cross: Conner for QuUtlry, ivvah for Conway, Daly for Foley, Mitchell for Bradley. Referee. Mrloughlln, Harvard. Umpire Fsrmer. Part mouth. Linesman. Plshen, Dartmouth. Field Judge. Brews, B. X. A. Time. Fifteen-minute periods. PENN TURNS EYES TO WEST. Preparations for Post-Season Oame with Oregon to Begin Soon. PHILADELPHIA. Penn., Dec. 2. Having vanquished Cornell so decisively on Thanksgiving Day. Penn looks for ward hopeful y to Its post-aeasOn game agftinst the I'nlverslty of Oregon at Pasadena, Cai.. on New Tear's Day. The Oregon eleven is a powerful combination, from all reports, snd has not been beaten this season. Coach Polwell has told his Red and Blue warriors that he anticipates the hardest battle of tbe vear will be that which they will play on the Coast. Work for the game will begin a week. from Monday. Very little ia known about the style of play used by the Oregon team, but Folwell plans to put his squad Into shape to face any type of attack. Twenty-six players will make the trip to the West In a special train. Penn will lose five of Its eleven by graduation this year. These are Captain Matthews, Charley Henntng. Lud Wray. Clem L'rquhart. and Graves Williams. However. Folwell is confident that he can turn out the strongest Red and Blue team of many years in 1017. He has a wealth of material on the scrub team. Among the second team men who are expected to develop are John Tltsel. a tackle; George Wagoner, a guard, and number of men In the backfleld. The freshman squad will also produce a list of promising candidates. Among these are Maynard. Graves. Dieter. Wallace. and Rouse. , , i Norman II. Maxwell of Aronimink. a slim youngster from the Philadelphia district, who has hitherto, hidden his -light under some capacious' bushel basket, burst forth In. full glory at Lake wood yesterday and defeated Gardiner W. AVhite In the final round of the Lakewood Fall tournament by the scoro of 2 up and 1 to play.' Maxwell earned his victory by his ability to sink the putts at the right 'moment, a very com- . mon but nonn the less efficacious method of winning golf matches. ; The final round, which was followed by a fairly large gtllcrj', was close from the first tea to the ending of the match on tho seventeenth green. -r One of the surprising features of this surprising match, for It Is a surprise that such , an . unheralded . youngster should defeat tho leading tournament winner of the metropolitan district, wss . the fact that Maxwell Was Just a little longer from the tee than tho Flushing golfer. When White is on his game, as he has been at Lakewood, there are few amateur players In' this country ' who outdistance him from the tee, but yesterday tne metropolitan golfer was more often in the wake than in the lead of hie opponent. However, it was not the added distance from the tee that sroutht tbe-vlctory to the Aronimink golfer. . On several occasions his mashie pitch to the -green was of great assistance to his putter, and on other occasions his putter v came to the rescue of soma poor mashie pitches. . White Lease Early fa Hatch, .f Gardiner White stole away ta an early lead By Winning the first two holes. On ' the first green Maxwell had a eurUaf downhill putt, for a half dangerous putt under the best of conditions. The youngster played boldly and ' went for the cup. but he missed it, and his opponent was 1 up. On the next green the Aronimink player missed a - two- . foot putt, and gamed what is the usual -reward for such a performance a lost hole. After the third bole was halved In 4 the i youngster belhought himself of the' two extra putts he had taken on the first two greens, and he started a movement for retrenchments and reform-by . taking only one putt a ten-footer on the fourth green. This cut White's lead to a single hole, sad the match . . waa brought all square on the fifth green by the play of the Flushing golfer himself.' - Maxwell played the hole la par figures, but White pulied bis tee shot Into such a position st the end of a bunker that he was unable to play for the g peon on his second shot He chipped to the green on nis intra, nut misnea ins putt and lost the hols to Maxwell, who took a regulation 4. White was not worried. -for the mere fact of being be hind has no effect on the nerves of sueh a tournament vetersn as tbe .Flushint golfer, but he knew from the manner la which Maxwell was playing all his shots that first-class golf was an ar ticle m great and immediate cemana u he was to keen the Lakewood Cup . within the confines of the metropolitan . district for the coming season. Msxwell Porges Ahead.' - . On the drive from the sixth tee Max well pulled Into tho rough, but he was llttls disturbed on this account, especially when Gardiner: White fell ihort his pitch" to the tTwn. 1 Maxwell reeor-ered well, but the Flushing golfer, ee was weak on his second. waSt-cor-reepondingly strong on his third shoC The ball ran ewtftly past the pin; la . spite of tho appealing stop signals of the perpetrator, and the Aronimink player went into tbe lead at 1 up when ; White failed to hole comlnt back. .Net content with this lead th Philadelphia youngster .added another hole to his credit by playing from the seventh tee to th seventh green with a 225-yard drive., a 110-yard approach, and an la- 'Thls fast exhlbitiortjCfJtlS'htfuinesg on the part of his opponent drove Whit to retaliatory methods. No golfer could continually and . with malic aforethought olip strokes from par against . him without meeting some sort ' of a counterattack. He launched his offea- ,. lve immediately and after watching Maxwell putt and putter on and arouad k. .irhth rmui. he aank an eight-foot putt that won the holeetor him tn a stroke under par. However, th law of averages requires -two putts t a green or thereabouts, and having taken oa putt on the eigntn. green wmia . proceeded to take three on the ninth. Sl-Ing the hole to his opponent, who too a par 6V This left Maxwell; 3 ! the turn with a medal score of 39. with White a stroke worse at 40. --- -i It was Maxwell's, turn to take three putts on ths tenth rreen and ho.ros to the occsslon gracefully. He took the three putts with esse sod elegance and was only 1 up once more. Not only that, but he repeated the performance out of his turn on the eleventh green, and was qnTy saved by the feet that Whit pulled his tee shot to the left of the green In the pitch ncross th brook. White had an opportunity to square i th match at this poinL but he failed to pitch dose enough to the pin ott nis second shot. The greens are gradually drying out from the recent raina, and the bail rolls In a manner that Is disconcerting to the golfer who made hie calculations on the condition of th course at the start of the tournament. ... Rell Ball Dead tat Hal. Th twelfth hoi was halved la par 4. and on the thirteenth the Aronimink player once more went Into th lead at 2 up. He drove some 240 yards . edge of the green, with his opponent, a little short of that mark. White chipped within seven feet of. the pin. but h opponent bettered this shot by rolling his -ball up dead to the hole on his approach, putl. White missed his. putt, fof-a half and Maxwell tapped his bail in for 0 hole that' put-him 2 up. again.; - The fourteenth was halved In good, golf n the fifteenth was halved la bad golf. . A weakness for indulging In extra putt kept the players on the fifteenth freen for an extra three mmut of playvBoth bad opportunities of winning the hole, and both resolutely passed them by. With a lead of 3 up and S to f. Maxwell seemed almost unbeatable, but Whit was bent upon seeing If the ess was actually as stated. Th New Yorker -played two beautiful shots that netted him "65 yards. Just the dlstanc f rorn the tee to th green. On th other hand. Maxwell became a little wild with the victory seemingly within his grasp, and he sliced his second shot off th tin. He sent th third shot on Its way to Its proper destination, but his fourth st- . tempt put the ball over the green. He Coatlaaed Pege. 8. ADDITIONAL NEWS OF SPORTS ON PAGE ,22, MAIN NEWS SECTION. I

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