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THE MYIVERSITY 01 MICHIGAN DAILY

SEEM CONFIDENT.
Published Daily (Sundays excepted) during the Speakers at Last Night's Mass Meet-
College year, at ing Appear to Expect Victorj.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Enthusiasm for the team and for its
OrFicE: The Inland Press, Henning Block. individual members ran at a high point
Both Phones. 147.
last night at the Gym when the stu-
MANAGING EDITOR. dents gathered in a mass meeting, to.
F. ENGELARD,'01 L. give the men a send off and cheer them
BUSINESS MANAGER. on for the game tomorrow. In the
O. H. HANs.'00 L. neighborhood of eight hundred persons
EDITORS. one hundred of whom were co-eds were
ATIILETICS, . . . G. D. HUDNUTT,'01 E present and the cheering was loud and
T. R. WOODROW, '100 L. A. H. McDoucALL,'0 E prolonged. The men of the crowd
&.G BaawNE,.'Oi.E. J. B. Waa, 'O,
A.J.M NEsa'0a2co, . . B.WooDa'cl, found seats upon the floor and after
L. J. MONTGOMERY,'00, W. D. HICxEY, '00 M,
__ the band played "The Victors," Pres.
Day of the athletic association turned
the meeting over to the crowd and let
them call upon whom they would.
The subscription price of the DAILY is $2.50 for Director Baird was the first to re-
the college year, with a regular delivery before spond. He said: "Wisconsin is the
noon each day. Notices, co aun aications, and
other matter intended for publication must be most partisan of the Western Universi-
handed in at the DAILY ofice beforeS 8 p.i ., or
mailed to the editor before 3 p, in, of the day ties and exhibits more enthusiasm over
previous to that on which they are expected to
appear, their athletic teams than does any
Subscriptions may be left at the DAILY office, other body of students in this part of
Aeyer's, or Stofllet's newstand, or with Business ofustusthis part or
Manager. Subscribers will confer a favor by the country. We most do as welt or
reporting promptly at this office any failure of better than they and can only do so
carriers to deliver paper.
All changes in advertisin matter eaust be in by everyone of you turning out and ac-
the office by 4 p. im. on the clay previous to that companying the team on its trip. You
on which they are to avuear-
will be needed there to yell for the
THe next regular edition of The team and to shaw Wisconsin that we
Daily will appear on Monday, Nov. 4. tea, of Miehigan, can root. While I
believe we have the strongest team and
This issue of The Daily is devoted to can win we have a tough proposition to
football the greatestland most absorb- encounter."

plays. They will be much more effec-
tive sprung as a surprise. About our
chances of winning, I know ours is a
U. of M. team and you know what that
means. You will not be disappointed.
If we had had Pennsylvania at De-
troit we could havse beaten them by
twenty points. Dr. Brooks, of Har-
vard, who was umpire of that game
wrote to a friend of mine that he never
sawe a team that played a more gentle-
manly game than Michigan did and
when you get that from an eastern
man it means something."
Prof. Trueblood upon being called
upon said: "The faculty are becoming
more and more interested in the out of
door sports of the University, and the
great games which, were practically
victories, with Harvard and Pennyl-
vania have done much to bring about
this condition of affairs. To the men
on the team I will say the eyes of the
college world will be centered upon
you Thursday. The honors you win
are not for the team alone, but for the
University of Michigan."
Coach Allen spoke briefly of the need
of systematic cheering and of its m-
portance in the winning of games. At
the close nine rousing Rah's were giv-
en for each man on the team, followed
by the 'Varsity yell and the "Who
Can" as a tiger.
Scrubs and College 'lie.
As was anticipated much sport was
derived from the game yesterday after-
noon between the college and scrub
elevens. Aside from the fun derived
the game had much general interest
from the fact that it offered a chaace
to compare the relative merits of
the various candidates who have :aot
yet secured 'Varsity honors. It is
from these men that next year's team
wvill for the most part be made up and
yesterday's play had added interest
on this account. Coach "Bill" Allen
evidently showed good judgement in
the picking of. the elevens for after
nearly thirty minutes of play neither
side had scored. It was a good game
and snappy.
Plainwuell o8. Pontiac.
The final game for the championship
of the high schools of the state will be
played tomorrow afternoon at the ath-
letic field. Plainwell, having defeated
Escanaba in the western section will
play Pontiac who cleaned up last Sat-
urday on Bay City for the champion-
ship of the eastern section
The game will be called at half past

on Chicago Ground.
Tomorrow's game is expected to dem-
onstrate very conclusively that Chi-
cago is not the special preserves of
Stagg and the Univiersity of Chicago
team for greater interest is manifested
in te Michigan-Wisconsin contest and
undoubtetdly the attendance at this
gaae will be the greater of the two.
in looking over the past history of
Michigan's teams it will be found that
they played gasses in Chicago before
the existance of Chicago university, in
fact they were pioneers in football in
the west and the early games had to
be played with university clubs consist-
lng of Chicago and who had played oil
ceacsern teams. That they did not al-
woos win is shown by tte brief ac-
count below regarding the games Mich-
igan has played in Chicago in years
past.
ine first game of the series was one
ot football with Racine College. It
was played on the old "White Stock-
ing" baseball grounds, Chicago, on
Decoration Day, in 1879, the score re-
sulting 11 to 0 in Michigan's favor. No
more games were played in the "Windy
City" until on Thanksgiving Day, in
1887, when the Harvard school eleven
was the only team to be found that
would try conclusions with the Uni-
versity men. They were defeated by a
large score, just what has never been
recorded. The following year the Uni-
versity Club, above mentioned, was
played on Thanksgiving Day and the
stars from the east were successful
winning by four touchdowns to one.
The following year the same club won
again; the score is unknown. It was
not until the fall of '93 that the next
Chicago game took place and then
Michigan's opponents were the pupils
of Prof. Stagg of Chicago University.
Two games were played, one in which
we lost 10 to 6, but the other was ours
by 28 to 10. This was the year when
Wisconsin came to Ann Arbor and won
out. In the following year the U. of C.
was barely defeated, the score being
6 to 4. In '95 with Keene Fitzpatrick
in charge of the men the winning was
more sure as the score 12 to 0 testifies.
In '96 and '97 the story was different
for a man by the name of Hersch-
berger kicked goals for Chicago and
the scores 7 to 6 and 21to 12 are only
too well known. But still better known
is the result of last year's Chicago
game when Michigan won the clear
title to "Champions of the West" by
defeating the University of Chicago 11
to 10. Northwestern was also played
last year in Evanston and must be
counted among the games played in
Chicago. The margin was narrow but
we won 6 to 5.

ing of college sports. Before this the
final game of the season all is prepa-
ration for the contest which is to de-
cide which university is to hold lead-
ing place in the western football world.
All the University today looks to the
team which is to struggle for Michi-
gan's glory. Those who are compelled
to remain at home and those who ac-
company the team are in loyal sym-
pathy. Michigan hopes to win but
whether she wins or losses she will
take the result in the spirit befitting
a great university contesting with
another. The team will do all it is
capable of and will, whatever the out-
come, receive the support of all loyal
hearts at Michigan.
Athletic Board Holds an Informal
Meeting.
The athletic board held a short in-
formal session last night before the
mass meeting. The treasurer reported
that the association had a deficit of
$66.16.
It was decided to improve the part
of the athletic field south of the pres-
ent diamond and gridiron. These im-
provements, leveling and sodding the
field, will necessitate an expenditure of
nearly $500. The work was placed un-
der the discretion of the Graduate
Director. The improvements will be
commenced at once, so that a good
start may be made before the cold
weather sets in.
The expenses of the team to Chicago
will amount to in the neighborhood of!
$1,000. The expenses of the Interscho-
lastic game here on the same day will
be $50. Of these two sums, $900 is
needed immediately and the treasurer
was instructed to borrow that amount.
Miss Nina A. Wilber, '98, is visiting
Miss Gertrude Palmer for a few days.
Percy W. Jones, '99, now instructor in
the Detroit School for Boys, was ex-
cused from his classes today so as to
attend the game tomorrow.
The joists for the sub-cellar of the
Homeopathic hospital arrived yester-
day afternoon and were drawn to the
ground this morning. At noon Koch
Bros. started work with all their ma-
sons. No more delay is now expected,
as the balance of the joists will arrive
from the south in time to continue
the mason work after the walls are up
to the grade line. The wires and
nails are both with orders to hurry
up the lumber.

Captain Steckle was called for but
lhad made his escape and the crowd
passed on to Snow, who spoke briefly
saying: "We don't intend to loose at
Chicago on Thursday and I think we
will have a celebration after Thanks-
giving when we can have more and
longer speeches."
France was the next man up and he
said: "I feel we can win from Wis-
consin and will do so if the crowd
comes along and backs the boys up
with good solid cheering. Yelling helps
a lot in a game and the more we have
of it the better it will be." Juttner fol-
lowed him in much the same strain
saying: "if you only come out and
cheer on Thursday we can and will
win. Wisconsin bases all her hopes on
a single man, O'Dea, but we have
eleven men and con do them. You will
have a chance so come and cheer for
the team.
"Chick" McDonald was next called
up. He spoke as follows: "There was
never a more dissappointed crowd than
that which came back from Pennsyl-
vania. We had the better team, but
that is past now. We have done all
we can in preparation to win fron
Wisconsin. The men are determined to
win and what they need is the moral
support of the students. Michigan has
the spirit and no matter if we should
get the worst of it come out good and
strong with the "Michigan! Michigan!
Rah' Rah!! Rah!!!"
Coach Fitzpatrick when asked to re-
spond did so to quite a length and
gladdened the hearts of the Michigan
undergraduates who are always happy
to hear from "Fitz" on matters ath-
letic. He said: "Eastern colleges can
talk of their enthusiasm for their teanms
but none of them would have done
what Michigan did when the team re-
turned from Philadelphia, wait until
after three o'clock in the morning to
greet the men. The last two weeks
we have had secret practice but were
sorry that it must be so. We would
like to let the students in to see what
the team is doing but there are men
here from nearly every other college
in the country and it would not have
been at all safe to let them all in. For
we have been working up some new
plays to use against Wisconsin, and
even a suggestion of their nature to
our opponents would offer them a
chance to think up new methods of
defense with which to meet our new

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two and admission will be had upon I

the tickets used at the Opera House
in the morning where the reports from
the Wisconsin game will be received.
'the price of these tickets will be
twenty-five cents. The game promises
to be close and is of interest to univer-
sity people because this plan of inter-
high school athletics is designed to
develope interest in the state univer-
sity in the city of which the final
championship game is to be played.
O. H. Hans, of the signal service, is
already in Chicago seeing to the plac-
ing of his bulletin board upon which
the progress of the game will be re-
ported tomorrow. He plans to have a
large clock running in connection with
the board. It will be stopped when-
ever time is taken out so that everyone
may see just how much time there is
left to play.
A team calling themselves the Ann
Arbor Athletic Association team and
formed about some four or five mem-
bers of the 1901 Law team as a neu-
eleus plan on going to Detroit tomor-
row to play the D. A. C. reserves.
The annual athletic conference of the
seven universities, Michigan, Wiscon
sin, Illinois, Chicago, Purdue, North-
western and Minnesota will be held
Friday morning at 10:30 at the Chicago
Beach Hotel. Prof. A. H. Pattengill
will be Michigan's representative at the
meeting.

Clifford L. Niles, '99, stopped over a
few days on his way home from New
York. He accompanied the team to
Chicago.
ATHENS THEATRE
SfITURDIY DEG. 12
LNCOLN J. CARTEa's Monster Sceaic Sur-
prise
REMEMBER THEMAINE
A Gigantic Reproduction of the mimic
stage of theoststirring eventsof the
late war.
See the Destruction of the Maine.
See the Battle of Manilla.
The Greatest Battla Scene ever shown
on any Stage.
PRICES, - - 25, 35.50, and 75, cents.
Sale of seats opens Thursday. Nov. 30.
T HE E LD For several weeks we have
p een laying in a stock for the
boys, and now are ready with
a fumllline of LUNCHES, Ci-
RELIABLE anmgccse
sxARSansd TOBACCO.
PIPES A SPIGIAL.TY.
R. E. JOLLY & CO.

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