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IC~HGAN TAKES
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delay and considerable sympathetic
attention. 0,1 the whole, however,
Maulbetsch was outplayed by several
of his teammates, Smith in particular
having an immense advantage over
the All-American product. This
Smith is a -real ";,comer."

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more during the first quarter, but
Benton missed his second attempt at
goal, and the count stood 12 to 0.
Micligan marched straight down the'
field, using nothing but old-style foot-1
ball, apparently easily brushing aside'
all resistance. -Maulbetsch scored the
second touchdown, although the other
backs performed nobly in advancing
the ball to within scoring distance.
Michigan scored once in the second
quarter, due for the mast part to a
spectacular 25-yard run by "Jack"
Benton which put the ball on the
three-yard line. Benton skirted left
end neatly and should have scored a
touchdown easily but for Calvin', fail-
ure to block the sole remaining tack-
ler between "Jack" and the line. Cal-
vin was running ahead of Benton, but
instead of putting the remaining vis-
itor out of the way, he sprinted furi-.
ously past, leaving Benton to his fate.
Morrie Dunne goaled, placing the
Michigan total at 19.
Lawrence rallied during the re-
mainder of the period and played
their bigger opponents almost even.
Elliot, the left half on the Lawrence'
team, proved to be the individual star
for his playmates, both on defense
and offense. Elliot was practically
the only back who could penetrate
the Michigan line consistently, and
incidentally he was a powerful de-
fensive man, smearing many of Mich-
igan's passes and tackling efficiently.
The Dlrst half ended with Michigan
leading, 19 to 0.
Coach Yost's squad scored shortly
after the second half opened,'Smith
and Hildner gaining repeatedly. Maul-
betsch scored 'the touchdown. Hild-
ner, Roehm and Zeiger carried the
ball effectively during the second half,
all three of this trio eluding Lawrence
tacklers for long runs on several oc-
casions.
Maulbetsch contributed his best bit
of offensive performance during this
portion of the struggle, returning a
kick some 30 yards straight down the
center of the field. This one play re-

Zeiger started at quarter back, with
Calvin going in for a while. Johnson
also had a whirl at directing the vary-
ing fortunes of the Wolverines, but
Zeiger was in the lineup when the
game ended. Coach Yost was not par-
ticularly gratified with the snap that
any of the quarters displayed. Zei-
ger carried the ball exceptionally
well, breaking through for several
long gains.
Commenting upon the difference in
size of the Michigan score and that
of Wisconsin, Coach Yost stated that
Wisconsin played 60 minutes as
against 40 minutes yesterday. Then,
too, Yost, allowed the Lawrence coach
to make as many substitutions and in
whatever manner he chose, which did
not occur in, the Wisconsin-Lawrence
game. Also, the youth performing at
center on the Wisconsin team is a
Lawrence product and thoroughly ac-
quainted with the signals. The ad-
vantage here is obvious. Finally, the
Lawrence team fumbled five punts
which resulted in five Wisconsin
touchdowns, which obliging feat they
failed to duplicate. yesterday.
Considered from all points of view,
the Michigan team put up a fair game
yesterday, for the first contest of the
season. The coach stated that he was
satisfied, and if Yost is pleased, things
must be going smoothly.
The line-up:
MICHIGAN. LAWREXCE,
Dunne, Loucks.. L. E.....Thompson
Watson, Pobanz. L. T.......Schneider'
Norton.........L. G..........Wallis
Howe, Warner.. C. .... ....Berdan
Cochran (Capt.),
Rehor........R. G............Lloyd
Whalen, Ingham R. T. ..... ..Owe,
Staatz,
Niemann..... R.E. W l k i n s o n',
(Capt.)

NUlVL ER GRIDIRON HEN!
YES! ON A ND OF1 FIELD
The moral of this story, right off i esty, Johnny simply filled out his
the bat, is that "Maulie" should wear name and address on the intramural
a sign. How can a man be expected card that was handed to him, and
didn't take the trouble to underline
to be known in his own home town the sports wherein his endowed pro-
when he hasn't done anything in the ficiency lies.
fcotball realm except make the All- j The attendant at the table noticed
American ? Maybe our Johnnie doesn't the omission, and turning to his vic-
look as athletic in his street-clothes tim with one of those "Now I've got
as he does in the gridiron armor, and you," ultra-professional airs, rebuked
perhaps in that lies the excuse for thusly: "Haven't you ever taken part
the engineer of this "bone." in any athletics?" "No, kind sir,"
"Maulie," like some 7,200 other Mich- quoth the German Bullet, "I only play
igah students, went up to one of those on the Varsity."
tables where they have been giving At which a kind bystander whis-
out athletic books, and handed over pered "Maulbetsch" to the astounded
his coupon No. 6 like the rest of them. youth, who has given up the study of
Just what he wanted with an athletic athletic books and is now taking a
book is nothing to us, and that isn't course in "Who's Who."
the plot of this yarn. With due mod- P. S. No, he wasn't a freshman.

TENNIS PROSPECTS
LOOM UPBIHE

ON OTHER GRIDIRONS

FOLLOWING THE YOST-MEN
By Hal Fitzgerald

"They're letting him go in becauseI
his name's Lawrence,"-whispered oneI
of the co-eds as Roehm made his ap-
pearance.t
Hal Smith emphatically denies that
he's been practicing leading cheers inr
front of a mirror for three months.t
However . -
The newspaper boys are all pulling1
for "Pat" Smith. It's a lot easier to
write "Smith" sixty or seventy times
in a single story than it is this "Maul-
betsch" proposition.
At that, it sounded strange and pe-
culiar to see Hal out there vigorously
conducting a long, loud cheer for;
"Smith." That must take consider-
able courage the first time, at that.
Playing football in the darkness
may have its distinct advantages, but
one of them isn't deciding from the
dizzy heights of the press stand who
scores the touchdowns.
As has been customary in recent
football games staged upon Ferry
Field, the star of the game has been
the left half. The only difference be-
tween this occasion and many others
is that instead of being Maulbetsch
this time, it was the visitors' left half.
After attempting to purchase a few
text books at this time of the year
from any of the State street stores,
one is more or less firmly convinced
that all the pushing and shoving in
Ann Arbor isn't confined exclusively
to Ferry Field.
Coach Yost offers his sincerest apol-
ogy to the freshman in the north stand
who became so bored with the game
that he began to study. The coach

states that hereafter he shall bend
his best efforts to see that there is
sufficient entertainment for all-even
the freshmen.
The atendance was estimated at
about 5,000. Just about the most con-
clusive and final bit of evidence that
one can submit to uphold this conten-
tion, is the statement of a well-known
gentleman connected with another
student publication. He thought there
were 10,000. Therefore we know
there were 5,000.
After "Pat" Smith, almost unaided,
had luggedl the ball the sum total of
about 99 yards, it was handed to
"Johnny" Maulbetsch, who shot over
the line for a touchdown, whereupon
the discerning students arose en
masse and cheered madly for Mr.
Maulbetsch. Never mind, Pat, you
know who the coach was cheering for.
"The Michigan team looked every
bit as good as Wisconsin," stated
Coach Catlin of the Lawrence squad.
"We gave Wisconsin five touchdowns
by dropping punts, and their center
had formerly played on our team and
so knew our signals. I was very
grateful to Coach Yost for his cour-
tesy in letting me re-arrange my men

Captain Crawford Victor Over Large
Field in North Dakota'
Championship
COMPETITION MAY BE VERY HOT1
Michigan's tennis team for 1915-16
looms up as a strong contender for in-
tersectional honors this season.' Dur-
ing the summer members of last1
year's team have been doing consider-
able work which shows up strongly
and seems to point to a successful
showing in the -coming spring.
Captain Crawford entered the North
Dakota state tournament, and won
handily from a large field of entries.
Throughout the play Crawford showed,
wonderful form, and from all indica-
tions the captain has bettered his
game of last year considerably.
"Jack" Switzer, also a member of
last year's racket-wielding squad,
spent the. summer in Texas, where he
won the south Texas specials from a
field of experts.
Mack did some good work in the
Michigan state championship in De-
troit. His best performance was a
three-set match against former State
Champion Doughty. He has been de-
veloping a new serve, and with this
perfected he is expected to be one of
the strongest points In our new team.
Ira Reindel, captain of the last
Michigan tennis team, played well in
the Michigan state tournament and
won the Detroit city championship.
There are many promising prospects
among last year's freshmen team and
also among some older men who have
never taken part in the game at Mich-
igan. First among this number seems
to be John Codd, of Detroit. He
showed well in both the city and state
dhampionship in Detroit, and if he
can persuade the faculty to let him
r play next semester, he will also be a
1 man to count on. "Howdy" Sher-
wood,. star member of the All-Fresh
- of last year, will make a strong bid
for one of the four positions on the

(By the New York Sun Service.)
Ithaca, N. Y., Oct. 6.--The absence
of Jamison and Bailey, regular
tackles, from the line-up today re-
sulted in an even scrap between the
Varsity and second teams. Coach
Sharpe's scrubs had the Varsity on
the run during stages of the scrim-
mage, and gave fully as much as they
took. Wells, who took Jamison's
tackle post, looked fairly good at the
job, and the rooters believe that he
will wear the "C" at the end of the
season. Tellis replaced Bailey. Van-
der, a 155 pounder, worked at right
end. His weight is against him, but
he is fast and plays a strongly offen-
sive game which should win him a
place in the line-up.
* *I *
Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 6.-B. N.
Wright's injury in today's stiff prac-
tice will keep him out of the game
for some time. Doctor Nichols pro-
4ounced his knee as in bad condition,
and recommended several weeks' rest
after the crutches are abandoned next
week. Wright was a member of last
year's All-Fresh eleven and was con-
ceded a place on the Varsity backfield
this year. The Varsity was scored on
three times by the scrubs. Hart and
Lyman made touchdowns, while Rob-
ertson kicked goal neatly from the
35 yard line. Enright and Mahan
made the only two Varsity scores.
Princeton, N. J., Oct. 6.-The Tiger
Varsity scored only twice on the
freshmen in today's long scrimmage:
The defensive work of the 1919 eleven
was phenomenal, the line twice hold-
ing the Varsity from touchdowns af-
ter the ball had been carried almost
to the goal line. George played the
best offensive game for the yearlings,
breaking away four times for sub-
stantial gains, and gaining consist-
ently on shorter runs. The first Var-
sity score was made by Lamberton,
who carried the ball across the line
on an end run. Vahill made the sec-
ond and last score by receiving a for-
Sward pass behind the goal line.
FRESHMEN SEE VARSITY OPENER
Will Resume Regular Practice at 3:00
O'clock Today

Zeiger, Calvin,
Johnson...... Q. B. .
Maulbetsch,
Eberwein... L. H. B.
Benton, Hildner,
Sharpe.... R. H. B.
Smith, Bastian,

. Rice, Vincent
. ...... Elliot
.Davis, Stumpf

minded the rooters of the Maulbetsch -
of last year, the Dutchman boring
straight down the middle of the field,
and spilling several opponents before
he was downed.1
In fact, the "Bullet" traveled with1
such fervor that one of the visitors
who chanced to be in his path con-
tinued the game only after a long

Roehm....F.B. ....Pond, Curry
Score by quarters:
Michigan..........12 7 7 13-39
Lawrence.......... 0 0 0 0--- 0
Touchdowns-Maulbetsch 3, Staatz
1, Eberwein 1, Zeiger 1.
Goals from touchdown-Dunne 2,
Eberwein 1. /
Referee--Walter Kennedy, of Chi-
cago.
Umpire--Leigh Lynch, of Brown.
Time of quarters--10 minutes.

as I pleased. It kept my team much team, and will be followed closely by
stronger and made the score closer." Steketee, Stebbins and Stocking.
"Pat" Smith was somewhat dazed [ With this quota of men lined up,
and was removed from the lineup ! the prospects for the coming year
during the third quarter, although he look brighter "than in the past few
came around all right after the game. seasons. The fall tournament, which
Smith is the type of player that puts will start within a few days, may un-
everything he has into every play, and cover still more material to make the
thus will probably be hurt more often regulars of last year step for their
than the average man. places.

Light practice was the rule in th
yearling camp yesterday, and t1
first-year men donned their uniform
for only a few minutes' workout.
Coach Douglas permitted his me
to watch the Varsity-Lawrence gan
from the stands, so that they migh
see how the big boys work under fir
It was- his idea that more good wou
be accomplished in this way tha
through an afternoon of practice.

"LET'S CO CANOEING"

ATHLETICS START SOON
CLASS FOOTBALL COMMENCES ON
OCTOBER 16-SOCCER OUTLOOK
APPEARS BRIGHT

son, providing they secure a locker
at the gymnasium, and present them-
selves to Dr. May for a physical ex-
amination. There is a rumor of meets
with M. A. C. and other schools this
fall.

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Autumn sports in all branches of
athletics will start with the beginning
of next week. Because of the late
opening of school, only a few days{
can be utilized for practice.
Interclass football games will be
started Saturday, October 16, and the
different classes are urged to elect or
appoint managers at once so that the
schedule may be completed before
cold weather sets in. This affords but
a short time for practice and candi-
dates for the different teams should
report for practice as soon as permis-
sible, say the authorities. "Pete" Dor-
- rance and Thornton have been en-
gaged to coach the various teams, and
managers desirous of their assistance
can find them at south Ferry field.
Candidates for the cross country
team should report immediately at
Waterman gymnasium. Freshmen
who desire to try out for this team.
will be excused from regular 'gym'
work during the cross-country sea-

Soccer football games have already
been secured with Ypsilanti Normal
and Battle Creek Training School, and
the prospects are bright for another
good season.
CROSS COUNTRY SEASON STARTS
Captain Carroll and Seven Men in
Training for Races

CATLETT HEJOINS SQUAD
ENATIONAL OPEN FIELD MAN
WILL RETURN TO BOOM YOST'S
PROSPECTS.,
Although Coach Yost has a }ong
string of candidates fighting for the
right half back position, Michigan
stock soared perceptibly yesterday
when "Buzz" Catlett announced that
he would report to tht team.
Catlett played last season, and wasl

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Having in mind the comfort of our customers we have furnished
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Our plan is to furnish service in the fullest meaning of that

Captain, Carroll and President Wal- one of the most sensational perform-
ters, of the Cross Country club, have ors on the squad. However, he was
started off the season with eight men injured repeatedly during the season
in the squad, preparing for the reg- and thus did not figure as a regular.
ular four-mile handicap, which is .held Catlett's end runs have been the
annually on Belle Isle, Detroit. Fol- distinct features of almost every con-
lowing that race, the long distance
runnrs ill avemorecometitonstest that lie played, as "Buzz" is one
runners will have more competitie1 'of the fastest menn playing football, in
when they clash with M. A. (.
Captain Carroll issues his first ofFi- both straight sprinting as well as
cial call for candidates today, asking dodging. -
those who wish to run to report for It has been rumored that Catlett
physical examination to Doctor May may be tried at quarter by the coach.
today. The squad leaves the gym at "Buzz" himself does not care as much
4:15 o'clock every day for a jaunt for the quarter-back job as he does
into the country, running and walk- for a position at half, but is willing
ing. to play where Yost puts him.

term.

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