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January 11, 1925 - Image 11

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SIN-DAYIA 11NUTA RY i .111925













Lienies ITaint of Lommercialism In F ootball

Heavyweight Champion Yearns To0 Show Up Valentino

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ctport ot- E. K.
ericant hitero
I~or the Yeatr I{

Ifail, (hiiirinuu Ant- Itie it iA distinctly a game of ama-
(leglito Tbtbtflll Ittl: anal carries the hallmark of
tee to the Naional beping tide only distinctive academic
Athleic AssochtLoni sport.
9?4. j I et us not be disturbedl by the criti-

The changes in the playing rules cism that in its match games it at
t fl",i the season (A .1924 were not in any tract;too large audiences, and tha
asense fudamental. Most of themn jthle ee('ipts roll tip into large figures
were designed to assist the officialsLeuontectrybepudfa
in speeding up the game. Other
Xj jijtxhainges were: one to prevent the gime which is so wholesome and s
screening of the forward pass; and one rare a spo~t that the friends of 'the
to check the tendency of using pro- clleges and( of the game are anxious
tetive equipment for an individual to depxit at the gates of the stadiums
player which might prove to be dan- through their small contributions, se-
gerous to 'cther players. doms exceeding $2.00 each, an amount
On the whole the results have been t ofimoney which literally is supporting
gratifying and have tendled to justify practically every other branch of
the changes. athletic activity in the colleges. This
i,.The general purpose of abolishing mean)s that through the financial
the tees was to eliminate the delays backing which football in its present
which were being occasioned by time C form has made possible we are ap-
(.cnsumed in collecting and shaping proaccli in a condition that we hve
up the. material used- for tees. In this! been so universally hoping for, name-
efiiection the Committee triedi the' 1i, a time when the burden of finding
kick-off to the 50-yard line i tead facilities5 and equipment for every
(1 the 40-yard line as providedl in the( branch of college sport has been lift-
rules of recent years. This (difference ed from those who wish to participate
q lof 10 yards on the kick-oft' has result- and opor tunity opens to all. As it
ed in too many kick-offs crossing the stand~s today, the receipts for football
goal line with the ball automatically in an increasing number of colleges
coming back to the 20-yard line for ale carrying the expense not only of
~4ttle. scrimmage. This has lessened! the equipment and training for foot-
' tie numbler of opportunities for run-J bil itself but for hockey, roing, ten-
ning back the kick-off which is one of ns golf, swimming, soccer, basket-
'" + Ihe most attractive features of the !lball and baseball to the extent which
game. The Committee will undoubt- these sports inadequately fail to pro-
__edly consider at its next session the vide revenue. If the dream of general
feasibility of restoring the spot for the participation of entire student bodies
ick-offs to the 40-yard1 line, in intramural athletic sports ever lie-
Every year since the rules have comes an actuality it will be dlue in
glen in substantially their present pat to the stimulus andl support o
? intercollegiate football.
Jorm, the game has increased1 in pope1-'lrtanintspsblte.Ech A1
~. lrit an initsposihiiti~. ach A sore of men participate in ath-
year it seemns as if the interest i letics in the colleges today where ones
the game had reached a maximum and . participated 20 years ago, and I take
the next year shows even greater in- it that no one wil deny that the result
serest thian before, is -an infinitely more wholesome mor-
I am satisfied that the reason foril ale in the colleges today or that the
this is found in the fact that the l results will be found magnificently
!fr~ne contains practically every ele worth while in the coming generation.
mentessntia toh ighet tpe If The report for the year 1924 would
Ss lors. It is played outdoors. It of- ( be incomplete without calling atten-f
lers rare opportunity not only to ir (ion to the fact that the game as now
p~hysical strength, agility andl speed played does not begin to put the
but for mental alertness, resource and strain on players which the old game
initiative. It calls for and develops did. One needs only to look at the
confidence, courage, and nerve. It af- schedules of 1924, which would have
fords opportunity for the exercise of been deemed unthinkable a few years
all these qualities in every variationI ago, and tflen note the fact that some
with kaleidoscopic suddenness. ItsI of the teams which played the hard-
continual flashes of physical conact! est schedules came up to their final
test, the temper as almost no othertI ganmes in te pink of condition.
~' th g'un and afford continued andl ival- Considerations like these are re-
bl~e experience in developing its con- 5PlonIMIblC for the feeling on the part
I r c. 1t. develops a fine quality of of your Committee that the Commit-
p '-pcrtsmanship, It teaches the value tee's task is to endeavor to hold the
~4 1:t df painstaking preparation and of at- game as it is and to experiment with
It 1011o to (det ails. And above all, itj proposed changes only with extrenme
is outstandingly a team game with all' conser atism.
of the opportunities" of andl rewards E. K. HALL,
for team play. Up to tie present Chairman.
S"This Is the Life," Somebody Said- =C
He was on his way to Europe. Let's seel
what hie saw-ancient Oxford, Stratford
"Paris by lamplight Venice by moonlight---
- 71 carefree days of college comradeship witht
. the Bureau of University Travel College
Men's Tour for 1925-all for $500.
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playing on the S. A. T. C. team in his places. Six of Michigan's places havy
freshman year, was named halfback, gone to backs, three to caeters, thre{
due to his superb punting and general jto guards, and one to anz end. A Wol
excellent play. After a two yeatI verine tackle or quart er .~ck ha,
break, Ernie Vick brought Michigan never been honored. Chicago leads ix
I back into the limelight when hisI
amazing work at center brou~ght tc quarterbacks, with pilots on the ,teary
him the honor of a- place on Camp's on four occasions. Wisconsin, by
eleven, placing two tackles in 1''12, leads it
Since that time, there has not been this department. Minnesna and 1111-
a break in the Wolverine list of Ah~ nols are the only other schools beside;
American stars. Harry Kipke, the Michigan to place ends, each school
finest all-around athlete in the having one each. Michigan leads in
school's history, was placed at a hatlt, the backfield, center, and guard de-
back position in 1,922; The next year,, parttnents.
Jack Blott emulated Vick by winning- --
the place 4t' center, and this year
Slaughter was Michigan'srpent
C hicagQ ranks next to Michigan in j
the number of men making the' team,
with eight namnes. They are Hirsch-
borger, halfback, 18908, Ecktersall,,
i (uarterba.ck, 190f4-06, Steffen, guar-J
terbaoli, 1908, Des Jardien, center,
1913, Mc Gild'e, is eklel I4921, and
Thomas, fullback, 1922. lflnnesota
and Illinois are tled with 'five .iert
each.'t'he. qopher starq are McC~ov-
Sen -arterback, 1949, Walker, ta~ckle,
E11, aston, end, 1015-1f, and IMar- ''trtti .ri on
tlndau, halfrback, 1923. Illinois hasiTetigsia on
placed, Ch&pt an, guard, 1914, Mlacom- are the ting~s you D{1,
her, 1h1fb44k, 19l ,.Oariwy, en, 1920, not, what you are
an4 Gghge, f!,ac{1923-24.' Wis- tGOING to (do.
F clpsin'5 r~presentatves tire utler,
tackle, 1912, and Sctt tackle, in the,,
same year. Ohio State placed Huiey,
j l fback, 1916 and 1919, 144d 5inch-
Colo, halfbaick, 1920: Iowa. Com-
p'letes the Big Ten list of~ All Amer. -gA
1 sn men with Dtevile, quarterback, "
1921, and Locke, fullback,. the follow-;
ing year.
Michigan and Chicago have the mon- '.
opoly over the other 'Big Ten schools °
in the matter of Camp's teams,.land- -
I ng between them 21 out of the 38,

. ce l)es iey 1e-i lik , da. :1.:ac ~Dompsey t ,e ator

Jack Dempsey, the wlanassalkMauler, when he is po01traying te neat yet 1
the Giant-Killer, thle bone-crushing sturdy hlcre, the :.leer but t x.'o--fist-d i
slugger who fought' his way from, the scion of wealth.
coal mines of the West to the ease and 1-Probably Dempsey never saw a
fortune of the world's heavyweight! Tuxedo until meatly out of his 'te ens,
championship, has for ;al('5 the rolled4 but he is making u))o for lost time since;
ring for the gllalor of the nio. iitg the oppol tunit y came for him to air,
picture indristry, at I east for the :ihis bat tered fcatu sos to the awesont
present. gaze of t fow mlillionls of L ero,-wor- i
Above are two pictures; of' tire sanic shipping youngsters and shiek-erazy
personage. One show"; lhim iaslie (lebs. Ant Jacl fooled everyone. htis
looks when he is (defendirp his lauirels fe atzlre! could not he battered. Ho ae
in comhbat, soniet hug lie ha3 nor, dorle must malhe h im'ii handscome. The

position, covering the greater part of
his face. So Jack went to a plastic;
surgeon and had the recalcitrant pro.
boscis retreaded, with the result ap- 1
parent in the above portrait. It no
longer wanders over several square
feet, hut is confining itself' to that'
regio0n reserved for it by Mothiet
in the 01ld days, Jack was known a~t
abad actor in the ring. He hasn't
fought, in so long that it's hard to tel'i
how he is in the ring, but he acts the
1same way in the movies as he used to



for well over a year; thle. ()t her sW o> ,rs
himt as he lohl:s before thle caine r',

4l ie1i1cies of min :y tou h irgbat ties
had lef't his lio. e in 'a ieanderingt




in the ring.

Heston First of Long Lind of Wolverines
iBy Casrl F. 01ilinw-her, whose play at gulardl earned for himn
Himschherger, famou t( 'hc kgo half- the p~lace on the 1924 roster. Nlaught-
b ack, was tie lir:;t. West--ra Coufem'- ;or was the 1 th Wolverine to he so
ence football play or to be placed 011 hotnoted, E ery oiie (;l the 13:plada(5
IWalter Camip',; Ii'St All American oni the mythical tar t eamn has ;)e(,n
team, the Midway star makilig theF a pupil of Coach Fielding Yost. Al
eleven inl 1898. ;Trough (_'eh George itthe has taksen
Willie Hest on, A\iichigan's most over the duties of Ifid coach, t he
famous gridder and unquestionably! famous "Wolverine veteran 1men1tor Ihao
the greatest back to ever play ooti-; even Slazghter tundcer his gsillance
ball, was the next Big Tren athlete to' for at leas3t oni year,
make the grade, being honored in: The next man after H~eston was
1903, and again the next year. AWal- "Germany'' T1hiultZ, who wvas namedl
ter Eckersall, playing; with the Chica-'cas center it 1907. Ichtiltz is recog-
go team, mnade the team thie same year nixedl as the b)est center wvho e'vel
and for three more ~;ec essive times. p~layedI on the American gridiron, sid
Heston's attainment marked the, is a fixture cmn earmly oevery All IfTicn
starting of a. long run of' Michigan Ikll Amner~ican toams.
men maklg He ('amp eleven, the last' In 1909, lBenbrool. made the t .a
of which was '"Butch" S;la,, ht cv-, at guard, andi repeated the nteat s a

son. The las:t year of his competition
saw ".titan" Wells named at end.
Vell is remembered as the hero o1
tl*-e classic 'battle with Minnesota in
ii awhli A ichigan won 6-0, due
1t0 the Wells to Borleske pass com-
bination and Wells' line-,plunging.
"Jiiime" Craig, one of the great-
est of all running backs developed at
Michiigan, wiade Camp's team in 1913.
JIohnny l\Iaulbetsch, the "Germany
SBullet" plunged his way to recognition
at a halfback post the following year,
"'Maulie" earned for himself a place
in lichigan football history by his:
:icelltr ling smashing throughout his
c=+ r! r, and particularly in the contest
a:gainst H1arvardl, in which he gained
inure yards single-handed than were
accrued by the entire Harvard back-
In 1913, Frank Steketee, who wa,%

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