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2 B T HE T O P EKA D A I LT C APIT A L Sunday, November. 17, 1912. ; :ampiokship .ME FROM COLORADO U, WASHBURN- LOSES TO DRURY HIKERS WON A 40-YARD PASS 2 LONG RUNS Sensational Dashes by Frank and Howard for 75 Yards Scored Two Touchdowns. K. U. SCORED FIELD GOAL Special to the Capital. Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 16. After battling for three periods here this afternoon In their nineteenth annual football con test, Nebraska scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, after Kansas had kicked a field goal, and won by a score of 14 to 8. " "With today's victory. Nebraska is still a contender for the Missouri valley DEFEATS 1GHAB0DS Until. Last Eight Minutes, Struggle With Drury Was Washburn's, BIG LEAGUE STAR IS AFTER BADGERS WIN BIG 50-YARD DROP KICK, TOO championship. Two sensational runs, one by Captain Frank for 70 yards, and one by Howard for 75 yards, which came late in the last quarter, turned what looked like defeat Into victory for Stlehm's men. Frank's wonderful dash for a score followed Howard's 20-yard run on the klckoff after Weldllne's successful field goal which netted the Jayhawkers their 8 points. The Cornhusker captain slipped throuarh the Kansas line, evaded a dozen K. U. tacklers and rushed to his own troal. Towle kicked. Kansas came back fighting and recovered a fumble which pave them the ball In Nebraska's territory. Tudor threw a forward pass straight into Howard's hands and he repeated Frank's feature. K. U. EXPECTED A TIE. For a time the Kansas rooters felt sure of a tie game at least. In tho first quarter the charging Jayhawkers played the Cornhuskers to a standstill and kept the ball in mldfield. Kansas braced in the second period and In an Interchange of punts in which Wilson bested Howard. K. U. got the ball on Nebraska's 30-yard line. Detwller and Steuwe made two first downs by rushing the line fiercely. K. U. pushed the ball closer and closer to the Cornhuskers' goal. On the fourth and last down one yard remained to be made for a Kansas touchdown. Wilson tried to go through the line and failed. Howard punted from behind his own goal. The kick was blocked but was recovered by Bwanson on the 8-yard line. Another punt put the ball out of danger and the half ended with Kansas orivnnrMncr tn the Nebraska troal. Not being able to score in the first half both teams came back fiercely. The ball see-sawed back and forth In the middle of the field until the end of the quarter when K. U. took another brace, sweeping the Nebraska forwards off their feet and gaining ground steadily. Detwiller, Steuwe and Coo-lidgo worked desperately for their gains. On the last play in this period Det-welller intercepted Potter's forward pass on Nebraska's 40-yard line. A'ter the one-minute rest Kansas started on a slow march to Nebraska's goal. Nebraska held on her 20-yard line and Weidllne kicked a pretty goal from the field. ROOTEIIS WENT WILD. The K. U. rooters went wild with enthusiasm and thoughts of the 6 to 0 victory in 1909 reawakened in their hearts. The joy or tne jvansas sme the field was soon turned Into gloom however. On the second play after the kickoff Frank made hs wonderful play, which was followed close after by Howard's dash. The game ended with the ball on Nebraska's 40-yard line. Nebraska lost 80 yards in penalties from rough tactics The game was so fierce that three men were carried from the field. On the very first play Magill, the K. U. quarter, received a blow on the head and was taken to a hotel unconscious. Shortly after Martin was given a wrenched ankle and was forced out or tne game, in tne " last quarter Ross, the big 225-pound negro guard of the Nebraska team, was carried off the field unconscious. Kansas played a wonderful game, fiurhting against almost overwhelming odds in weight and condition of men, the Jayhawkers fought and scrapped for every inch of ground. Price and Brownlee played well at ends and Det-eelller and Coolidge starred at gaining ground. Steuwe and Wilson also played well. The lineup: Nebraska Position. Kansas Howard I E Price Bwanson I T Weldlino Boss, Myer 1 O Croft Allan C.Helvern, Bramwell Pearson R. Q Tudor - Harmon R. T Burnham Mastin R. E. . . .Brownlee (c) Towle, Potter ...Q Magill, Wilson Purdy, Beck R. H. Coolidge. Martin Frank (c) L.H.... Detweiller, Hawkins Parker Halligan F. B Steuwe Officials Curtis, Michigan, referee; Ryons, Oberlln. umpire: Reilly, K. C A. C, head linesman. Time of quarters 15 minutes. Touchdowns Frank, Howard. Goals from touchdowns Towle 2. Goals from field Weidllne. Attendance 7.000. Special to the Capital. Springfield, Mo.. Nov. 16. Drury college took another step towards the state collegiate and normal football championship today by defeating the husky Washburn college team of To- peka by a score of 16 to 14. The game was Washburn's until the last eight minutes of play when two speedy forward passes by Dillard, quarter, cost Washburn two touch downs and a goal. Washburn played the old straight line plunges and made yard after yard, scoring two touchdowns after a terrific battle In the first and second quarters. The first five minutes of play gave Dillard a chance with his toe and he sent the pigskin between the bars for a field goal from the fifty-yard line, netting Drury three points. Drury played versatile ball, using line-and end runs and forward passes. In the last eight minutes, a forty-yard forward nass netted a touchdown. Dil lard kicked goal. Baldwin and Collins, ends, took other passes of over forty yards after the klckoff and made the second touchdowns. Collins missed goal. Washburn's back field was shot to pieces in the last quarter and the big advantage Drury gained in her open play won for the Panthers. If Drury can win from William Jewell college in the Thanksgiving day game, a post season game will be urged that state championship title might be contested with the Warrens-burg normal. 9" CHAMPIONSHIP Defeated Gophers, Last Year's Champions, by Score of 14 to 0 Points Made on Two Touchdowns. MINNESOTA FUMBLED Wisconsin's Backs, Bright, Tandberg and Van Riper, Stand Out as Particular Stars of the Game. ' GAMES OF 1 AGGIES TOOK GAME 0. 1 Evenly Matched Until Final Quarter When ; Colorado "Was Swept From Feet. ENDED WITH 14-6 SCORE Hutchinson Claims It Has Cinched Championship by Reno's Defeat. Koerial to the CaDital. Hutchinson, Kan., Nov. 16. Hutchinson High school cinched Its claim to the central Kansas football cham- Dionshln today by defeating Reno County High school, 27 to 17, at Nick- erson. NORTON 12 THOMAS T. SDecial to the Capital. Norton, Nov. 16. The Norton County High Bchool football team defeated the Thomas County High school team here vesterdav afternoon in a hotly contest ed came, 12 to 7. Several of the Colby people came down with the team to witness the game. Norton still holds the championship of northwest Kansas, and IS waiting for a good "team to play them on Thanksgiving here In Elmwood park Snecial to the Capital. Eskrldge, Nov. 16. The Eskridge high school eleven defeated the Low-man Hill school team, of Topeka, by the score of 64 to 3 here today. This afternoon, also, the Colored Giants of Eskridge held the colored Y. M. C. A. team of Topeka to a 6 to 6 tie. On Thanksgiving day the Council Grove and Eskridge high schools will play here for the championship of the uourtn district. PRATT WON NINTH GAME. Special to the Capital, i Pratt, Kan., Nov. 16.4-The Pratt football team won its ninth game for the season without a defeat at Meade yes terday by a score of 37 to 6. MARION 20 WICHITA 13. Special to the Capital. Marion, Kan., Nov. 16. Marion high school defeated tne crack Wichita eleven In a fast game here today by the score of 20 to 13. Marlon outplayed her opponents for three quarters and made two touchdowns. In the last quarter Wichita came back strong and tied the score. With one minute of play left, Marion bucked the ball over for a third touchdown and the game. Referee, Hargis; umpire, Ambler; head linesman. Shell. Minneapolis, Nov. 16. The badger proved a superior fighting animal to the gopher here today and tonight the title of football champion to the big nine," last year held by Minnesota, belongs to the husky eleven from Madison', Wis. The score was, Wis consin, 14; Minnesota, 0. A touchdown on a line smash by Tandberg early in the second quarter, followed soon after by a touchdown by Captain Hoeffel on a forward pass from Gillette, on both of which occasions Gillette's trusty toe added a point on goals kicked, spelled the story of the defeat of Minnesota's team. The teams were nractically equal in weieht. but Minnesota dis played a tendency to fumble and was weak in the handling of the forward pass. Never since the old time rivalry between Michigan and Minnesota has there been such interest in a Minnesota game as was evidenced today. Wisconsin rooters tonight "own the town," hotels, theaters and every public building being filled with exulting cardinal supporters. Wisconsin's driving backs, Bright, Tandberg and Van Riper, stand out as the particular stars of Wisconsin's back field, Gillette showing up but little except in his booting, which was greatly superior to that of either Shaughnessy or Hayward. "We put too much responsibility upon Gillette," said Coach "Germany" Schultz. of Wisconsin, after the game tonight. "We told him to play straight-football and he was afraid to take the responsibility to try any of his speedy runs, especially with VanRiper tearing holes in the Minnesota line, and Tandberg and Bright doing almost as well." Only in the laet 10 minutes of play did Minnesota's attack prove so dangerous that it threatened the badger goal. FOOTBALL SEASON HEARING ITS CLOSE Missouri Valley Elevens Play Their Final Games Saturday. DOPE FAVORS MISSOURI Special to the Capital. Manhattan, Kan., Nov. 16. In a clean, hard fought game, the Kansas Aggies defeated the team from Colorado unl versity on College field this afternoon by a score of 14 to 6. The teams were unusually evenly matched and until the last quarter neither gained a decided advantage. Then the superior training of the Kan sas men asserted its,elf- and during the last eight minutes of play, they were playing the westerners off their feet- Colorado took the lead by scoring early i In the first quarter. Slattery slipped through the right side of the Aggie line and ran 75 yards before he was finally overtaken. A forward pass and two line bucks put the ball over -for the first touchdown. Glendenning missed goal. The Aggies came back strong, and by straight football, carried, the ball to Colorado's 20-yard line, from where Simms went over for a touchdown. Pol-lom kicked goal. During the second and third quarters the ball see-sawed across the center of the field. Neither goal In serious danger. Pollom, for the Aggies, tried two drop kicks, but failed in both attempts. In this quarter, a Colorado man tackled the ball after it had been whistled down and ran 50 yards for a touchdown, but was called back. In the last quarter the Aggies commenced to show their full strength. They rammed like bucks and tackle swin- against the Coloradoans for long gains, Holmes finally going over for a touchdown. Pollom kicked goal. Within - few minutes to play, the Aggies took the ball from kickoff and carried it straight across the field and sent Prather over for another touchdown, hut on the last down an Aggie was offside and the ball was called back and beiore it could be pushed over again time was called. The Aggie team as & whole played a splendid game. The back field men and Holmes starred on the offense: The line up: . Aggies , Position Sharer ...j R. E... BY C. E. MeBRIDE. WOLGAST TO BEGIN TRAINING AT ONCE RsznrbickiL 1 to 7. Washington should cut the score a third and win by that. margin. MAT END IN A MIDDLE. If Ames defeats Drake, the conference championship will end In a muddle and the great majority of persons Interested In valley football would be glad to see a post-season game between the Cornhuskers and the Iowa Affiles. Such a same is against the conference code, but with each school willing, a vote by mail might be taken and the rule suspended. Otherwise the title will rest In a tie be tween Nebraska and Ames, with the comparative scores chaps awarding the decision to Ames on points. However, comparative scores amount to little In football, as almost every combat proves, and the fact that Kexraska, 1S11 valley champions, defended its title against all Missouri valley conference teams will. In the minds of many, glvs the Cornhuskers the right to retain their title, regardless of the fact that some other team may have met the same opponents Nebraska met and may have defeated them by larger scores. US Loomis R. T. Marble , R. G, Felps C.. Wehrle L. G Holmes L. T, Stahl Simms Agnew Uollom, Siderforsky .tratner Officials: Colorado .. McConnell Johnson Garton Crouter Eckel Knowles ... Sloan .. Kemp Glendenning Slattery Donovan I H McCray F. B. Ivers Masker, referee; Stewart, ..I E ...Q... . .R. H.. umpire; E. C. Quigley, head linesman. ST. LOUIS U. TAKES SCALP OF MARQUETTE St. Louis, Nov. 16. Tfte St. Louis university football team defeated the Marquette university team of Milwaukee here today by a score of 20 to-6. Zacnrits. St. Louis' fleetfoot left halfback, scored two of the three touchdowns made by his team and Mairulre kicked two goals. Liouis was able to win by line GOLFERS DEFEAT IT. HAD San Francisco. Nov. 16. Ad Wolerast. champion lightweight, arrived here today from Los Angeles for his Thanksgiving day bout with Willie Ritchie, and will begin training immediately. Wolgast was as full of confidence as usual and talked of the fight as if it would be merely breathing exercise for him. The referee question is causing much perplexity. No eligible candidate has been suggested and a choice must be arrived at on Monday, the 18th. THE TOPEl HIGHS CHAMPIS OF MI Took Game From Lawrence by Field Goal and Touchdown. MS" STIR YOUNGSTERS USFRF IN RRFAT flFMSfJfl - - mm Wllt.ll I WhIIIIIIIW The football eyes of the valley are now focused on the 1512 finals, the Ames-Drake tangle at Des Moines and me Missouri-Kansas combat at Lawrence. Kansas. Nebraska meets Oklahoma at Lincoln next Saturday and Washington tattes on 11. Bezdelrs Arkansas Razor backs at St. Louis, but these are not conference games, so will not atfract as great Interest generally as the two bat ties between conference teams. The Ames-Drake affair really is the most important contest, as the result will nave a most emphatic bearing on the val ley championship. However, the Mis eouri-Kansas struggle is the real classic or tne valley so far as valley- football traditions are concerned. It will be the twenty-second annual football game between the rival universities and the third of the twenty-two to be played away from Kansas City. FIRST MO-KANSAS GAME AT LAW. nE.NCE. The Missouri Tigers will Journey to Lawrence for this year's game, the first time the contest has ever been scheduled on McCook field. Last year the game was played on Rollins field at Columbia, Mo. A crowd of 10.000 witnessed the game, the receipts running close to $15,-000. The year before, the game was played on the Gordon & Keppel field In Kansas City. . The audience numbered 18,000 and the total receipts ran close to $34,000. W. O. Hamilton, the Kansas manager. has surrounded the Kansas gridiron with Dieacners and announces that the seating arrangements at Lawrence will accommodate 15,0(10 persons. Incidentally, Mr. Hamilton declares that 15.000 will witness the game at Lawrence. As for the game, Missouri should win. Comparative scores Indicate that the Tigers are a better team by two or three touchdowns, but the fact that the game will be played In Lawrence and that Kansas always fights like mad against Missouri, will serve to keep the oaas down Kansans are asking four to one new. but the probability Is that this will be cut in two by the time the game starts The Missouri team will spend several days in Excelsior Springs before the game, in order to get away from the excitements that always prevails In a university town Just before the big com bat or the season. TIGERS EXPECTED TO WIN. The Tigers look to have a better line than the Jayhawkers and a better buck field, although Kansas is better equipped in backfleld men In point of numbers Each eleven has a good quarterback, but close followers of the game believe Me-Williams of Missouri has something on Ala gm of Kansas. PE1SY TAKES FAST GAME FROM CARLISLE Uatll Middle mt Last Pertad Flaal Result Was la Doubt. Philadelphia, Nov. 15. Playing a fast game from the beginning, the Unl- versi(y of Pennsylvania football team gained a victory over the Carlisle Indians this afternoon, 34 to 26. Until the middle of the last period the final result was in aoubt. This is the first defeat fpr the Indians this season. Pennsylvania started off with an early lead, but the Indians drew up to with in one point of the red and blues total. This, however, was as near as the redmen could get. Thorpe's running with the ball was the best seen here for many a day. and each time he was used he gained ground. ON OTHER GRIDIRONS McGinnity Had Almost Closed Deal When Jealousv Managers "Queered" It. IS A LOSS TO TOPEKA Albuquerque, N. M-, Nov. 16. The football team of the New Mexico Agricultural college won the Intercollegiate championship of New Mexico and Arizona today when it defeated the eleven of the University of New Mex ico. 27 to 0. Salt Lake City. Utah. Nor. 16. The University of Utah football team won the Rocky mountain championship today by defeating the Colorado- college. 43 to o. Omaha. Neb.. Nov. 16. Creighton university defeated Tarklo college of Tar-kio. Mo., here today, 63 to 7. The Mis-sourians lone score was made by Gowdv. who picked up a fumble and ran 60 yards for a touchdown. He played a stellar gams for his team. nOPPE DEFEATS DEM A REST. New York. Nov. 16. Willie Hoppe. holder of the 18.2 Balk line billiard title, had little trouble In defeating DeMarest, S00 to 341. and the veteran Slosaon outplayed Sutton, 500 to 243. in tonight's games of the championship tournament. Scores, Hoppe. 500; average, 19 6-21; high runs. 96; 82; 49. DeMarest. S41; average, IS 3-26; high runs, 106; 65; 4L 500; average, 15 5-XJ: high Sloseon. Vnnana Aanonla nr. run S. 79: bit: 48. I the Minnesota h!ft vhon nn th nffenuft SUttOn. 248: average. 7 12-13: h'STh and Missouri boasts of two great tackles I runs. 47; 24; 24. in Rartnn th voraiq ntv whirlwind I Mondays schedule Is: Afternoon. De- . and Hasting, and powerful tackles are! barest versus Cline; Mornlngstar ver- said to be the solution of the troublesome i su Ta'lor ' shift. Missouri has a kicker. Shepard. .Evenln": Hoppe versus Button; who averaged close to fifty yards In the;bI8Sn versus lamada. Drake game, while Kansas Is woefully weak in the punting department. With the breaks of luck even, Missouri should win, but there's many an upset In football. DRAKE-AMES THE BIG GAME. The Drake-Ames battle is harder to dope. . Both teams are known as fin ishers. Ames defeated Missouri In a President Catlln Was Beaeiged With Offers to Buy Cochran, Cocreham and Reynolds While at Milwaukee Meeting. At the national baseball meeting in Milwaukee last week President A. M. Catlin of the Kaws had numerous chances to sell Cocreham. Cochran anri Reynolds, the three young pitchers who i dashing rallly, while Drake came In wnisnea tne- season with the, locals, j from behind in a 17 to 0 score in the , n as not PeddllnS thefee play- , final ten minutes of play and finished ers. On the other hand, numerous only three points behind the Missourlans. magnates, including several from the Football critics who saw the Ames-majors, hunted him up and asked him j Missouri game Bay that the Iowa Aggies if he would sell this pitching trio, or any member of it. To all these in- j quiries Mr. Catlin firmly answered nay, nay. Two magnates Intimated they might be willing to pay as much GAME HARD FOUGHT The Lawrence Players Net Classy Enough for Locals. The Topeka Country club golf team defeated the Mt. Oread Golf club team yesterday afternoon on the Country club course by the score of 12 to 8, of camDutine nolnts was emnloved. 1 winning this game, Topeka captures the Toneka nlavers won a total of 16 noints Missouri valley high school champion and Lawrence players a total of eight . The local highs Journeyed to Lawrence yesterday and defeated the high school eleven of the Athens of Kansas by the score of 9 to 3. Pete Heil's able-bodied students accumulateaaTield goal and a touchdown while the Lawrence thletes were getting one field goal. By had all the breaks in the game against Missouri. The Tigers had played the Aggies on an ven footing when the game broke with all the unexpectedness Tf a cloudburst. A Missouri backfleld points. Two spectacular duels occurred during the team match. The game between Armln Fassler of the locals and Otto Barteldes. the Lawrence star golfer, was a close and interesting one. Fassler emerged the victor. The match between Harrison Morgan of the locals and Alf Sterling of the visitors was another exciting one. Each won one round, the two tieing each other's score. The members of the Mount Oread team were: W. N. Sterling, Alf Ster St. plunges on which big gains were made ling. Otto Barteldes, C. C. Crawford. untu euner zacnrits or enyaer were K. u Patterson, W. A. Johnson, J. C. unable to put the ball behind the goaL Josselyn. D. C. Cooper and Dr. H. T. Forward passes also aided the victors ' Jones. In. reaching goal. Marquette got the The Topeka Country club team was ball on St. Louis 10-yard line and Doyle on a delayed pass sneaked the ball over for a touchdown. Wood-worth punted out and failed. TUFTS GAVE ARMY A HARD TUSSLE I18- at luncheon at the Country club comnosed of Dr. W. N. West, rantain: Armln Fassler, C. B. Merriam, Herbert L. Armstrong, Harrison Morgan, J. C Wilson, C. A. Guibor. George W. Snyder and Guilford Dudley. The Lawrence players arrived at noon and were the guests of the Topeka golf West Point, N. T., Nov. 16. The Armv had a harder time defeating Tufts to day than the score indicates. The ca NAVY WINS 40 TO 8. Annapolis. Nov. 16. By a score of 40 to 0. Navy's football team this aft dets returned the winners by a 15 to 6 ernoon defeated the Agricultural and score, but in the first two periods were Mechanical college of North Carolina outplayed by the Tufts team. Devore and In a measure retrieved the series had his hands full with O'Donnell, who of crushing defeats sustained almost got through several times and spoiled without a break from the opening of Army plays behind the soldiers' line. the season. rTatiMia iss 34 Kana Avm. return isiej us Stampd. Cknxxai. Stamp Goods lARttCMiavnlBRtaa Topeka; Kansas. There were more Topeka people present at the game than there were natives of Lawrence. The special train to Lawrence carried 134 Topeka high school rooters, in addition to the team. Another twenty-five went from Topeka on bicycles and motorcycles, while about 100 made the trip in autos. As a result, about 250 Topekans witnessed the contest, which was a thrilling one. The two teams were very evenly matched. Early in the game Willard kicked a difficult field goal, putting Topeka in the lead. 3 to 0. This was increased to 9 for Topeka later In the game when Sam Stewart intercepted a Lawrence forward pass and raced 75 yards to a touchdown. Lawrence made 3 points late in the game by a successful place kick for goal. Another attempted field goal was a very narrow miss. During the latter part of the game the Lawrence team kept the ball In Topeka territory much of the time, but Topeka escaped disaster by getting the ball, after which Willard punted past mldfield. The work of the Topeka ends. Hoatson and Callahan, was particularly good, as was that of Lux at center. Stubbs, the biggest player on the Topeka eleven, showed up In great shape against his former townsmen. Coach Heil's proteges displayed a fancy bunch of plays which greatly mystified the Lawrence players and frequently resulted In long gains. As a result of this victory, the school authorities last night declared a holi day for the hiarb school students for Monday. After the same at Lawrence the To peka rooters proudly carried their banner through the Lawrence streets toward the depot. A mob of K. U. students attacked the procession and attempted to seize the banner. The attack was temporarily repulsed and then there raged one of the fiercest school scraps ever seen in Lawrence. The police attempted to quell the fight, without success. Then they attempted to take the banner, the cause of the melee, away from the Topekans, but the latter would not consent to this until the policemen promised to deliver the banner to the Topeka rooters at the train. The police kept their agreement and the local Brought their battle scarred flag back with them. During the fight In Lawrence there were many bloody coses, smashed hats, eta as $5,000 for the three young pitchers. man let an Ames punt bound over his owners of the pennant winning teams beanery whether touched or untouched in two leagues tried to buy Cocreham. .being a mooted question and Ames' end 7?JZ fame of whose no-hit game asrainst speeding down the field, reached for the ItI? pp.arwn5lv, na.deen widely!ball, kicked it, accidentally, and running If tb?uU, bVlLMr- CatlIn would not j on, finally scooped the ball and beat over consider their bids. tne gofti line for a touchdown. He had iiiuiLanuiij tiic mai next, year eacn of these three pitchers will develop enough to command fancy prices. President Catlin also had two offers of trades for Outfielder Bert King, but the inducements ; were not satisfactory. The locals are on the trail of a first baseman, to replace Gardner, who was drafted, and believe they will be able to secure a corking Rood one nrettv soon. The locals also are looklnsr around for a chance to get an experienced, ablebodied catcher. An old head is wanted to work with and de velop tne young pitchers, teaching them the finer points of the game. Billings is a pretty good young catcher, but he Is shy on experience. iingtII easy fdr missouri users All Scoring Done in First Half MU-sonrl Used Substitutes la Second Half. Columbia, Mo.. Nov. 16. The Missouri State university football team won easily from the Washington university team here today by a score of 33 to 0. The visitors were unable to put up an effective defense against the heavy line of the Missouri team. All the points were scored in the first half, the state university, putting a team composed mostly of substitutes on the field for the last half. Ths Washington team, however, was not able to make material gains against the substitutes but checking scoring. Two touchdowns without goals from touchdowns were made in the first nine minutes by line plunges and lntercepte-1 forward passed, which Knobel took for 25 yards across the Washington goal line. On a delayed pass McWil- liams, of Missouri, went over the goal line and Shepard kicked gro&L Early In the second period Missouri carried the ball to Washington's 5 yard line, where MeWilllams tried a de layed pass. He crossed the froal line, but dropped the ball. With three Washington men standing by. Mills rushed in and fell on the ball for a touchdown. Shepard kicked goaL Lake, who re placed McWIlliams. scored the fifth touchdown and Shenard kicked sroaL Neither side scored In the last half, aitnougn wasnington struggled desper ately to avoid a shutout. Joe McGinnity, the famous "Iron man" of the New York Giants up to a few years ago. would have bought and managed the Topeka ball team If a few Jealous Western league managers had net knocked so hard on Topeka at the blx baseball meetlnc In Mil- waukee early last week. McGinnity was in TopeKa a wee ago yesterday and looked over the books of the local baseball association , and the ball park and city. Hs was well pleased with the conditions hs found, despite the poor financial showing made by the books of the association, and Informed the officials of the Kaws- that he thought he would buy the controlling Interest in the club and manage It. But at the Milwaukee meeting several nearsighted Western league managers Informed McGinnity that Topeka was hopeless as a ball town, adding a few more hard blows . from their hammers. As a result McGinnity changed his mind and decided to buy the Tacoma club la the Northwest league. Had "Iron Man" Joe McGinnity come to Topeka It would have been the best thing for the town and tire Western league that could have happened. Although a veteran. McGinnity is far from being a hasbeen. Last season he managed the Newark club In the International league, but drew his release when Ebbetta. the Brooklyn magnate, purchased the Newark club and rranchise. EDDetrs wouia nav own very glad to retain McGinnity. but the veteran's contract as manager provided that he was to get his unconditional release In case the club should be sold. Last season McGinnity pitched 35 games for Newark and won 23 of them, a pretty good record In any " league. Near the close of the season McGinnity pitched both ends of a dou-bleheader. his favorite stunt of old. against Rochester and won both games, pulling Rochester out of the lead tn the pennant race. The next day he pitched again, and also won. making three victories In two days, and beat Rochester out of the pennant. In every city In the Western lea rue McGinnity would have been a drawing card and the announcement . that he would pitch would have been enough to draw hundreds to the gams. Hut some of the managers of other clubs In the Western league could not see this and robbed their clubs of hundreds of dollars for next season by "queering" the deal. Anything that Is rood for Toneka in a baseball way is also good for the entire league. On his way to Topeka. McGinnity stopped over In Kansas City and visited Joe Crisp, the fat catcher whom Topeka purchased from Newark two 1 years ago for $1,000 In cold cash. When he reported In Topeka Crisp was suffering with a bad attack of swelled head and did not try to get into condition nor to play the ball he was capable of. Crisp told McGinnity In Kansas City that he Is ager to get back into the game. McGinnity thinks well enough of Crisp that he Informed President A. M. Catlln of the locals, that he might want to buy the catcher' next season. Crisp still belongs to Topeka. but the locals would rather have the money than him. HAD TO DO IT. "Why did you strike the deceased on the head with an oar after h had rocked the boat and fallen out?" "Because ha knew how to swim." Houston Post. no right to kick the ball but was allowed to get away with It, and the play started Missouri s downfall. Another fumbled punt gave Ames a second touchdown and the Tigers were routed. Coach Brewer said after the game that his team was as good as the Ames eleven, with the luck even. Missouri scored three touchdowns against Drake on the Des Moines rectangle, but couldn't ram the oval across the Ames line on Rollins field. Which would Indicate that Coach Wlll'ams has a far better line than Coach Griffith. On the other hand. Kansas City men who saw the Missouri-Drake game, say that when the Drake backfleld stars, on the side lines with Injuries, were thrust into the going In the last period, the Birds simply ran away from the Tigers. Had these men been in the game all the way, Drake would have defeated Missouri, according to persons who saw the combat. Ames probably will show a better line than Drake, but the Birds will display a backfield of greater brilliance than the Aggie quartet. Ames has one great end In Nagle, an All-Valley end, according to men who have seen him In several games. Minnesota couldn't score a touchdown against the Iowans. Can the Drake eleven turn a trick the Gophers couldn't? If they can. they may beat Clyde Williams' men- Ames should trim Drake. If dope is working. Still, the game will be wagpd on the Des Moines stadium and the Birds may be counted on to give their sncient foemen a sterling battle. NEBRASKA AND OKLAHOMA. The Nebraska rooters will be greatly entertained by the fleet Oklahomar.s. Stlehm's men should defeat Bennle Owen's Sooners by two or three touchdowns, according to comparative score stuff, but the Cornhuskers will have to battle for all the ground they gain. The writer has seen the Oklahomans In three games this season and never has seen a cleaner bunch of gridiron warriors. Nebraska may rest assured of a fast game with a clean band of cbsps; a bunch that is liable to slip Into Lincoln and do some real damage if the Ne-braskans s!ep on the Job. In Ceurt-wTight, one of Oklahoma's backs. Nebraska will see as clever a back fie: d player as any In the valley. Court-wright is fast and runs with a shift step that is most elusive. Reeds, also, is a great backfield runner. and Bennle Owen, tne one-armed coach who used to play for F. H. Yost at K. C. and afterwards assisted Yost at Michigan, has trained his squad for sped- The Cornhuskers will find the Eooners slippery customers. Kansas expected to best Oklahoma, but didn't. Maybe Nebraska will bump into a surprise. 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