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f^'-······"'· and Editorial GOLN SUNDAY STAR N E B R A S K A ' S B E S T N E W S P A P E R - Spore*, Theatrea and Motion Pictures FIFTEENTH YEAJR. LINCOLN. NHB.. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1916. EIGHT PAGES UNI. HTHLETieS A 1 SOLID GflSIS Yale Coaches Decide i to Duck Heavy Games [ Cornhusker Football Income for 1916 Season the Highest · \ In History of School. NKW HAVEN. Coim-. Dec. 16.--Yale's football schedule for next full will be . changed In two respects, it seems assured. Lelugh and Washington and Jef- 1 terson will be dropped because of Vale's determination to frame a lighter play- Ing list of games for next season. Present plans are to give either Amherst or Williams a game in place of l.e- high and to install the University of North Carolina in place of Washington and Jefferson. Yale has played Amherst annually un- till within a few veurs. rfnd that college is slightly favored over Williams On the Sporting Pike By "CY" SHERMAN Over $5,000 Added to the Sur- Set Aside for Creation of New Athletic Field. TWO CORNHUSKERS ON OUTING'S ROLL OF HONOR. Tv.-o football players on the Uulver- sityq of Nebiaska football team have been singled out for recognition and distinction by Albert A. Brltt. editor of Outinjr magazine of New- York and compiled of Outing's annual Roll of tackle plus for the open 'date. The University of -CO'npiled of Outings annual I North Carolina was recommended by Dr. I Honor. Captain Tim Corey, left . Aithur Brides, the Yule line coach, *ho , ,ind Captain-elect Edson Shaw, right formerly coached there. It was stated | tackle, nre the two Cornhuskers thus unofficially that there is no prospect of ' a game being arranged ·n'th the Unlver sity of Pennsylvania. The athletic department of the University of Nebraska has cast up its I accounts and closed the 1916 football season with a net profit of $5,544.d2, according to the annual report of Athletic Manager Guy E. Reed, which he will submit to the Cornhusker athletic board. The season just closed was the most profitable in the history of Husker athletics in the point of receipts, but also %vas the most expensive. The athletic board took in $37,649.42 from all sources during: the football season and expended J32,105.80. During- the last year of Jumbo Stiehm's regime the total receipts were a trifle over $35,000. Following were the receipts: Student Season tickets (60 per TIE IS RIPE TO honored. Most of the followers of football have taken note of the jrt owing Criticism of the All-Amencan football team idea. In the days when Walter It Looks Like Muggsy's Sang Will' Command Respect of All Rivals In 1917. ^ Camp's selections \\ ere the only ones ortered, the Camp All-American filled a distinct place In the sporting- woild. I At the present time, with dozens of | so-called All-Americus competing for I recognition, the choices of Camp and I all others are losing favor. I Quite natuially. it is impossible for i one man to make a fair appraisal of all I the football ^layers of outstanding ' ability in the country and to select Citizens' season tickets 420.7 Diake g-ame 692.2 . Kansas Aggies g-ame 1,376.01 Oregon Aggies irame at Portland 2,320.54 TVesleyan University game... 232.5 Ames Aggies game 4,599.5' Kansas University gram 7.262.0C Iowa game (not reported, estimated by g-uarantee) 3,300.01 ]Sotie Dame game 12,959.25 Band benefit (to send to fort- land) 981.05 Total receipts 537,694 4L The expenditures have been listed r tollows. Shaies of visiting teams $16,46232 .Equipment Officials Managing- , Coaching , Transportation Advertising- Scouting Training Luboi on athletic field... Telephone and telegraph. Printing: Miscellaneous 3,419.78 1,107.10 1,199 OC 3.250.0C 5,7S405 736 20 352.78 403.0 38S.SO 58.56 234.61 208.91 Total receipts $37,64942 Adding to the Surplus, Fiom the sale of student bcason tickets Manag-er Reed still hub $2,700.40 on hand, or 40 per cent, to meet expenses ol the other branches of athletics at the state university. It is estimated that, with the additional ici.eipts from basketball and tracks, which are always practically self-sup- portlng-, all of the other sports at Ne- lnaska can be maintained without having- to touch a single cent of the comfortable Suiplus piled up during the football season. Reed's report to the board will show a balance in the treasury from the preceding seasons of $6,354.33--a part of the permanent fund for the new athletic field. Of this amount $1,810.10 remains from the season of 191415, and the remainder, J4.544.25, is from the season of 1915-16. Added to this permanent fund for the new athletic field will be the $5,544.62 clear from football for the 1916-17 season-boosting it well over the $10,000 mark. It is the first time that such a careful division of funds between the different branches of sport have been kept, Manager Reed declares, and it shows that the 1916-17 season was the most prospeious in the history of the university. In only a few instances did the individual receipts for the games fall below those of the prsceeding- year. The Notre Dame game on Thanksgiving day--and the Huskers have the same date for 1917--set a new mark in finances with receipts exceeding $13,000. A portion of the receipts from students' tick-sts and season books should be added to the $12,959.25 in cash taken in for the Notre Dame game. The real total was about $13,500. Coach Jesse Harper of Notre Dame was delighted, along with the Nebraska management, and was pleased to close negotiations for a Turkey day battle next fall. Ames Game a Drawing Card, The Ames game in Lincoln also proved to be a splendid money-maker. "With the game at Ames last season the Huskers had to be content with a trifle under $2.000. This year the gate netted over $4,500. The Drake game yielded practically the same as in 1915, but the Kansas Aggies battle more than overtopped the mark and bested the 1915 record easily. The long: trip which the Huskers made to the coast was not financially attractive and was not expected to prove o. The management felt it did "well to break even. The annual Jayhawker battle was a surprise jn point of receipts, falling considerably below that of former years. Heretofore the Kansas-Nebraska games have brought in between $8,000 and $9,000 on Nebraska field, but this year it dropped to slightly over $7.000. At Lawrence in 1915 the total gate receipts set a new high water mark- for Missouri Valley conference games with a $15,500 crowd on hand. Reed has not heard from the Iowa game yet. but is confident that Nebraska will get more than the guarantee of $3,500. The Hawkeyes drew slightly better than that in 1915, when the s.ime was played at Lincolu. Nebraska athletic authorities consider the showing- a splendid one, which gives assurance that athletics, are on a solid basis at the Cornhusker institution. Immediately following the Christmas vacation, basketball practice will be revived in earnest. The first dates for the Cornhuskers come the middle of January. country recommendations of the men on their own teams and other teams whom they have seen in action on the gridiron and who, in their opinion, arc of more than ordinary merit. These I names are imparted to Outing at the j end of each season and a national Roll of Honor is compiled from these suggestions and recommendations. Tho names on this yeais' Roll of Honor are only those who ha\ c been recommended by at least two promln- _ _ _^ ^ ent coaches. In this way. an adequate fully to make a a\s league ball player out 'check and cross-check has been se- ot Jim Thorpe, the Indian atnlete He ' cured on plajers in all parts of the "Whatever else may be charged against John J. McGraw, the doughty and some- cent applied to football)...? 3,105 60 ! tlrncs belligerent leader of New York's Giants, it can never be charged that he isn't a persistent and persevering cuss. Fo'r three years McGraw tried man- Georgia; Spurr. Virginia: ICoehlcr, Northwestern; Ulllo, Colgate: Wman, Minnesota.; Sorensen, Ohio State; Huffine, Purdue; Sell will. Hiss. A. M.: McLaren. rtttdburgh; Rafter, Syracure. Quarterbacks. tV tU t l l t J IAI l l l l i a k U *= Li\»V*WJ t» v/*, * » « * - " · * · " · * « . « · · » » , 3 1-L 1 1 J. , and sent Jim to the bushes only 10 pull , coaches and the players selected un- him back were much the same. At tho questionably have merited recognition. end of the third jear, Ills Job-like ; a- j The Outing- Roll of Honor and several tience did a Biodle, and he handed the columns of comment on football, as Indian the Hack. . , played in all sections of the country, Whether John has spent a ions Period w l l l r j f l l j th January of that marine. The roll ,, s. Halfbacks. to the Giants next year for another whirl i as at the game The onlj tiouble with Thorpe Tvas. baseball men say. that he , Simpson. Wisconsin; Boone, "Wash- couldii't hit the ball consistently enough mg-ton State; Woodward, Kansas; to stick up In the big show. Last sum- Fast, Kansas; Maullx-tsch. Michigan; mer, though the Indian showed i «"«- ' 0 err , Pennsylvania; Pcndergast, Aub- r^ni'r,^ c °r *?«« , GIVIV decide to gi\e him another chance. I Minnesota: *Drlscoll, McGraw never -was giien to talking a Davis, Iowa; Legorp. Yale; Streupper, si eat deal-- off the bill field-- but he con- Georgia, Tech.; Hurley , Ohio State; f'clently beUe-ves thnt his Giants -nil! walk Agar, Chicago; Deetlen, Wpslejan; homo w i t h the National league pennant Harmon -\Veslevan; Rosekr.ins, Un- heUc^rS.ASd'an^-ay vou'n-urVit, 1 it Km; -Pollard Brown; Bergman Notre appears that the long, lean dajs for the , "-'ame, Gcnish. Dartmouth; Hubbell. [Colgate; Young, AVash. Lee; "Cofall, I Notre Dame; *Qoodrlch, Amherst; ot 1914 | 'Oliphant, Army, *Weldon, Lafayette; McGraw started out to gather unto him: Beck, Penn State; "Hastings, Pitts- self a. team. The first half of the last | b u r ( , n ; »Erchart. Indiana; Casey, Har- Giants are about o\ er. The Giants Are "There. After the big disintegration .ear -nas largely experimental: he had a , d ' Himsen Minnesota'. lot of untried minors und some doubtful veteran-) But along in September r.ime i i lie first in'imation of the real strens*h i Fullbacks. Lindsay, Kansas; AYolls, Kansas Apr- iin't New York club, as seen In that gies; straight record No team tqat ·there" can go through twenty-six Berry, Pcunsjlvanla; Neville, Long-, Minnesota: Sumkowski, Missouri; 'Shiverlck, Cornell; Mechan, Syracuse; *HerriiiK, University of the South; Hatcher. Tennesseo; *Curry, Vanderbilt; Rhodes, Kentucky State; Creen, Alabama; Anderson. Colgate; Sermon, Springfield Training: School; ·Macomber, Illinois; Kwlng, Perm State; DeHart, Pittsburgh; Hcnning- ton, Oregon; Conn ell, Dartmouth; Gerhardt, Array. Endi. Baston, Minnesota; Pandalls, Kansas Aggies; Dunne. Michigan: Miller, Pennsylvania; Edmonds, University of tho South; Ducote, Auburn; 'Vowell, Tennessee; Moseley, Yale; Bolen, Ohio State; »Hig:glns, Penn State; *Hcrron, Pittsburgh; Van Akon, Purduo; Norman, Northwestern; Brelos, Chicago; Meyers, Wisconsin; Comerford, Yale; ·Harte, Harvard. Tackle*. Mayer, Minnesota; "Corey, Nebraska; Shaw, Nebraska; Rundquist, Illinois; *Cody, Vanderbilt: Ha user, Minnesota; Becker. Iowa; \Vest, Colgate; Petty, Illinois; Groves. Missouri; En- dlcott, Swarthmore: Thornhill, Pittn- burR-h: Henry, Washington and Jefferson: Sheldon, Obcrlin; *l»pcketi. Oregon; Gates, Yale; Jackson, Chicago; Cobb, Syracuse: Jones, Army. Guards. Henning-. Pennsylvania; Lowe, Tennessee; Williams. Vanderbilt; 'Black, Yale; 'Coleman, Virginia: Pioud. Purdue; Nourse, Princeton; Stewart, Illinois; Hazel, Rutgers ; Scaiariaves, University of Washington; Higg-ins, Chicago; Graper, Wisconsin; Bachmnn, Notre Diime, Dittmar, Centers. University of Texas; Towiiley, Minnesota; *McEwan, Army; "Tandy, Noith Carolina: Wray, Pennsylvania; »Peck, Pittsburgh; Langdon, Washington State; "Fisher, Chicago. 'Men so marked \\cre on the Outing Roll of Honor last vear. CIRCUIT PROBLEMS SOON WILL BE SOLVED. The AVestern league- is closing up its ranks and getting rp.xdy for thr pen- nnnt race of 1917, The Wichita situation is not giving Proldent Zchrung and his associates any suggestion o* bother, as information from the metropolis of southein K.'naas is to tho effect that Frank Isbell, boss of the Des Molnes club, is virtually ready to scurry to Wichita nnd complete the deal for the taking over of the franchise The league is the owner of the hist October, when ho was given three months In which to buy. The owners of tho Wichita park luuo miido a det- inito offer of $5,000 for the property, agreeing to accept a half payment prior to the start of the 1917 race and to await tho payment of the other htilf until the close of the campaign. Anxious to retain their place on the map of class A baseball, Wichita business men have pledged themselves to purchase $3,000 worth of admission tickets and to pay for the sum a right off tho reel. This sum will take caro of tho i'.rst payment on tho park nnd it uoems to remove all doubt as to Izxy'a intention to go through with the deal. The Western league has been ordcted to pay about $2,000 In salaries due tho \Vichlta players, but tho sale of tho franchise to the DOB Molnes mngnato will more than take cure of nil debts duo tho players. Pueblo, Colo., is the city which is most likely to inherit the Topeka franchise, which Owner John Savage has positively announced will be transferred from the capital city of .the Jayhawker state. Sav.ige . has tried to make baseball a go In Topeka for the past two ye.its nnd. while thuro is naught of bittcrne.ss as a result of his experiences, he hcvs decided that Topeka lacks the population to hold its own in class A. Pueblo business men of standing ;md responsibility have offered to provide a p.irk and free rent, and the recent growth of tho Colorado town in population and prosperity IMS convinced Savage that 1'ueblo is a vustly bettor "spec" than Topeka. At any r.ito, Savage soon will hit the truil which leads to the Little PUtsbuigh of the west, ami it should provide no surprise if the announcement conies buzzing over the wires \\ithln a week or two that tho Topeka boss has located in a new town. Charles N. Moon, former secretary of the Lincoln ball club. II!HO will show up in Pueblo while Savage is on the Hceno. Moon has boon nibbling at a purchase of tho Topeka club, but Savag has not Indicated that ho seriously wishes to sell. Meantime, Savage and Moon havo been exchanging wires and phone messages In a rather mysterious manner and the fact that they have nrr.uured to land simultaneously in IjKUe Pittsburgh is rather taken to menu th.it they have in mind a partnership relation in tho ownership of the Pueblo bull club. Judging from a personal acquaintance with both men, The Star's sports editor has a hunch that Savage nnd Moon ought to be able to hit It off right well in » partnership deal. Sav- .iire alie.idy has the nucleus of a fairly strong hull club and as Charley Moon could put some new money to M a r k i n g in the pioposltlon, desirable talent hrnska may be dropped." Tho sugge*- Uon that the Manhattan Fanners may "drop" the Hunkers and cui the latter oft the list Is rich. Possibly this line of bull 1» peddled with the ulm In view of bluff- Ing tho CornhuHker authortlcs In olosln* ·»{ for n Kansas Ase'e game--which make* jm i UP M u n h u t t a n dope still rlched than Then the ABifle booster drives around to the real point by Intlmatlntr that "Nov. 29 IH the date It has been hinted nt nil .\loiiB that the Cornhuskers may accept." in oi her woids. tho Kansai Farmers really are lugging- the noHon thut they mnv land the Thanksgiving day plum on the Nebraska, schedule. ^ 'j. By way of ending all suspension, It *·! may Just as well he understood that th» w Cornhur.ker authorities have the biggest »' 5 t j: (Tame In tho west cinched and spiked RW) down for next turkoy day and that th« H 1 Kansas Aggies will be more than fortu- V r n«t( If they cv«»n succeed In prylntt their t ,i» r wny onto the Nebraska bookings for an *'-\ J i early-season (fame. In fact, the Nebraska spftj. schedule for 1917 has the bluest possl- a* J- blllties In t h e history of Cornhusker foot- '; Ixill. Publicity with reference to th« j , i } plans of tlu Huskor authorities must ba -. - , suppresKod for tlu» present, but when 'he v j news ultlrnatc-lv breaks It will he fairly *tf s\lrs to make evorv football buff In tha i,, Missouri valloy renlon get upon hi* hind .t«- !"KB nnd tuke notice. Tlu« Unlvorsltv of Knnson has »mnshed '*' all football ntcnilanoe records In the Mis- »n souri vnlley ronfc-roncn since tho annual "*' Mlssourl-Kiinsas jramo was taken away · ' should be easy to add, thus making the | from KnniuH City. The recent turkey Pnebs. a f.xctor In tho 1917 race. SHARPS AND FLATS ON THE SPORTING MELODEON. An Imaginative stilr.n fiend at Manh a t t a n . Kna. IB kUMlng the Des Molnes HeiTlaler in :i line of stores he s pedillnK w i t h refeionee to the K.uisas Aeslc foot- b.ill M ht'dvile for n e \ t year. He m-ikes a hold st.n t In u recent yarn published In die HoRlMtor hv relating that "there li a stiong poBslbllltj either Missouri or Ne- STATE CHAMPIONS AT BOWLING franchise and tins an option on that by virtue of the league action of ALEX'S CANDY KIDS OF LINCOLN Left to r i g h t : Schlegel, D u n c a n , Cowan, Robcrtaon and Mathisen The .'andj Kids, -uho won H i s t place in tho live-man t e n m event In I n a t w i n t c i ' s .state b o w l i n g t o u i n n m r - n t , j o u i n e y c d to dninh,i l.i'il n i g h t to hit the pins in an interstate tourn.mient ntaped In connection w i t h the opening of "Dad" Hunting-ton's new alleys In the Nebiask-i metropolU. Tho live-man event was put on lu-st night, while the doubles and the singles are to bo run ofl today. conflict between the Missouri Tigers and the Kansas Javhawkers attracted a giitherlng of K'.tiOO fanatics and the fat* receipts totaled $23,500. Guv E. Rood, manager of athletics at the fnlversltv of Nebraska. 1ms fixed th« dates for tho annual high school basketball tournament of 1917. which Is to bo run off In Lincoln March 7. 8. D and 10. Last year's tournament brought out a roster of 89 high school teams for competition In tho three classes. The nam* threc-clnns arrangement will apply to th» coming tourney and Manager Reed flff- uies thnt upwards of a h u n d r e d Nebraska high schools will be represented. The 191(1 t o u r n a m e n t wna ttie biggest event the history of American basketball and the one dated for next March Is to b» blpger than ever. Manager need ha^ added two mora college basketball games to the state university nrlioclule and announces t h n t tho Uuskers wll| compote w i t h Vv'esleynn on J n n u n i y 27 In Lincoln and February 7 on tho Weilevnn floor In University , Thr Methodlstn have been rubbins: It Into the Hunkers f i n i t e frcquontly during their basketball exeliangos Jn recent yenri. hut tho loss by AVesleyan of such basket-Hhootlnp wizards nH Johnson V l f q u n l n nnd Kline Improves Nebraska's chances of setting even. The University of Washington, -which tec-ently parted company with Oil Doble, "WnNhlngtnn's f o o t h n l l conrh for t h e past nine years, has offered the Job of head grkllrrn t u t o r to C. .f. Hunt coach of Oarleton college at Northfleld. Minn. I f u n t ' B tonms have lost only two games In nix vears nnd have i un up several of the huskiest soorri In wis'frn nnnmls. It was t h e Onrleton elnn whleh Invnded Chl- Iitfft Oetober anfl pseorted Alonzo 'a Mai (ions to a decisive cleaning. , | T,OS Clninco CHANCE TO REMAIN WEST. Doc. 16.--Frank ANGKM5R, will tno Anfrels ni'\t HiMison President Powers secured tho peerless le:itlor'n niffnuturo this afternoon, -nlipn It bectune certain that fh.incv would not pilot tho Chicago Cuba. games without a defeat. The aggregation that he has gathered tog-ether in his vear's work he describes hliisplf as the strongest he has ever yet bundled. When it is taken into consideration that John McGraw handled sonio pretty hrfty ball clubs in the olu Matty rlr-ys. tlie statement cin be no idle boast. With the exception of Big Jeff Tes- ..nu there Is hardlv one of the Giants -f ]!H4 who will make the get-aw,w In 1917. Merkle Doyle. Mittv. Meyers. Mar- unarcl -- all names that have fit one time or other been perched on baseball's hlgh- ost pinnnrle-- nil h a \ o gone the route. -md in their places have bloomed new Glints. McGraw Is pretty well satisfied with Ms outfield -- Robertson, B'jrns and Kauff. The~p was a lot of untamed talk at tho close of vhe last season to the effect that McGraw wai "off" the young Federal leaguer. But you can take it from John himself that there Is nothing- to it. Kauff vorkfd under severe handicaps last sea- r son. due partly to his own vocal efforts nd partly to a natural Inclination on the inrt of other players in the league to "show him up." But Benny finished the ·=pason by walloping the ball in tho slx- i-«i. and ne's coming back this year with s spirit chastened and ready to work. With Kauff in anv kind of form-- even his last year's - the Giants will be assured of an outfield that will slug dangerously close to .300. if not mo^e. And ·iou can take it from Hughcy Jennings n n d Bill Cerrlgan that .301) outfields will do a lot toward shoving their clubs into the October handicap. They have them, and thev know. Layout of Great Players. The Giants will go into the battle next year -with the strongest catching staff frince the hey-dey of Meyers. Bill Rarlden will bea- the heaviest part of the burden and he will be supported by Lew McCarty. who cut his eye-teeth on the tall end of the last senson. Next year the Giants will have a. star southpaw for the first time since Marquard began to decline-- young Ferdv Schupp. whose three years on the bench more than justified McGraw's theory hat a youngster does not get all his baseball on the field. The infield Isn't a "coming" organization. It's already here. Zimmerman. Fletcher, Herzog -- men acknowledged j stars -- an'd on the first corner there is | lolke. a tall, rangy cub -whose work dur- j ng the latter part of the season showed was en'lrely capable of filling the brogans of Pred Merkle. The opinion that the Giants are going o be the battling birds of the old leagne. next (season is not shared alone by Na- ional leaguers. Frank Navin, owner of the nptroit Tlg-ers. is something of a aKeball judge. Hark to him: "The Giants ought to walk In next ·ear. "Unless the other clubs show a strength entirely unexpected, in my plnion the Giants will have an unbeat- ble lead by the first day of August. I can't figure a National league team that las a chance to beat them." A strong: statement that-- and one that ihould give about seven other club own- :rs In the National league brief periods »f insomnia, McGraw Is going on his annual sojourn o Cuba In a few days. He's going to forget baseball, he says, until it's time to :ome back and go to Marlin. There's a dark man coming with *. mndle for the National league. And from his early viewpoint Its got some awe- nspirlng contents. Big Nine Standing Pat Against Summer Ball Be a Good Santa Glaus Shop Early--Only 6 More Buying Days Open evenings starting 1 Monday until Christmas Is all tlie more intense when one's gift satisfies the needs aud expresses the taste of tlie recipient. Let your gift be worthy of the day. Buy something he can wear or use and then it cannot fail in its mission to please him. * "It's Better If It Comes from the 'Good Cheer* Store Ahead" Where everybody's buying and encouraging everybody else to buy--to the end lhat no one may be forgotten. Join the happy throng of Sensible Gift Buyers by hitting the trail to the Big Double Rapid Service "Store Ahead" Here are a few practical suggestions. To list all the Xmas things might make a longer list, than you wouLd-read, so come and see. Christmas is near--- \Ve Feature Ladies 9 Handkerchiefs at 25c and 35c House Coats Leather Vests MacMnaws Raincoats Knox Hats Handkerchiefs Suspenders Gloves Collars Shirt Studs Cuff Links Walking Sticks Collar Bags House Slippers Sweaters Dress Gloves Neckwear Flannel Shirts Umbrellas Shirts Underwear Shoes Slippers Pumps Bath Robes Fur Caps Dress Suits Tuxedos Dress Shirts Suit Cases Traveling Bags Trunks Holepropf and McCallum Silk Hosiery CLAY CENTER WINS GAME. (Special to The Star.) CLAY CENTER. Neb., Dec. 16.--in a fast game of basketball here Friday night the Clny Center Athletic association won from the Ed^nr town team by a score of 31 to 19. Wilson starred for the locals whilr w. Sconce played a good game for the visitors. Thr following was the lineup: Hr,y Center. Edgar. Slnytcr rf fV. Soonce ' owls ]f B. Sonce Johnson TK Ulchort If King Kul-stli utes: R,n v tor" Sluytcri' Wallace for Jonnson. Field go.tls: Sluvtor 2. Wilson 9, tllch- """- S. W. Sonce 4, T«. Koncc 1. Waiter "* " "" goals: Richcrt, . . , 2. Kin«r 1. Ronon* 1. W. Bonce. Referee: Cole. CHICAGO. Dec. 16.--There "will be no men jn professional frames after the lose of the college season. If the faculty eprese-ntatlves of the big nlno oonfer- nce elevens have their way. Expulsion nnd loss of his letter will he the penalty inflicted on any player who disregards this rule. FORMER CHAMPION DEAD. CHICAGO. Dec. 16.--Jonn Miller, who won the pugilistic championship of England many years ago by knocking cut. the famous "Jemmy" Mace, was burted here today. Por forty years he was known here as a "model" saloon keeper. S M E C K A R D TO COACH CUBS. CHICAGO. Dec. 1C.--Jimmy Sheckard, star left fielder or the Cubs, .has been selected by Manager Mitchell to act mt conch and scout for thr team. It was announced nt headquarter* here loday. Shocksrd Is to teach the Cub flclrt.jrs sonic things from his pxtensivc know!- I edge a.nrl will coach tnc entlrs team In | base running;. Hundreds of Gifts grouped in the Holiday Bazaar for your Convenience So Many Men Are Finding This Gift Bearing Event That You Had Better Hurry If You Expect to Find " The Find " A Christmas sale for men who want to find a new Pinch Back Suit or Overcoat and save $5.00 to $10.00. Not a garment in the lot worth less than $20.00 and up to $25.00. All are new models; sizes to fit every man, Swagger, loose back Coats, some lined throughout, others with satin lined sleeves and shoulders Mackinaws, Fur and Fur Lined Coats for Men : The Store Ahead Telephone and Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention m: Mayer Bros. Co. -ELI SHIRE. Prudent- .NFWSPAPF.R

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