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T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

I FT tr than the 1915 team, this one is a
stronger aggregation by far.1
Expect 25,000 Spectators

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MITCHELL ISSUES FIRST
CALL1 FOR CANDIDA9TES

VARSITY SQUAD

The way the orders have been
streaming in for the Cornell game
seats, it appears as though the stands
will be filled to capacity Saturday. Al-
ready nearly 20,000 seats have been
sold and Monday 500 additional orders

SIXTEEN
TEN

n Retains Berth
While -Sparks Fllis

at Quarter
in At

GAMES ON SCHEDULE
WITH CONFERENCE
TEAMS

Left Half were received, each order calling for
from two to 20 tickets. Assistant Di-
AUTHORITIES EXPECT LARGE rector ,John Edmunds believes the
CROWD FOR CORNELL TUSSLE, crowd will number 25,000.
I Coach Yost said yesterday morn-
ing that the game with Cornell would
Saturday's Game s Best on Home be a dandy from start to finish. The
Schedule In Coach's plin- big Red team has been improving rap-
Jon . idly as is evidenced by their defeat
of the strong Carnegie Tech team Sat-
Michigan's Varsity will face Cornell urday, and the men will be all primed
Saturday with Sparks playing left half for the Wolverines.
and Weston quarter, according to the "Because it is the last Michigan
statement of Coach Yost who used this game at home and likewise the one in
formation in signal practice yesterday which the most rivalry and interest is
afternoon. centered, it ought to be the best game
Cliff seems to be back in shape, is on the home schedule," said the Mich-
running well, and is getting off his igan mentor.
punts in better style than he has since
he has played on the Michigan team.I
But he will not replace Weston who t
has been showing worlds of ability at
the pilot job. f
"I think that Weston is the best all-
round ball player on the team," said
Coach Yost yesterday. "He is not able
to punt as well as Sparks, but he runs
as rapidly, throws a pass wrell, is the1 N
surest man I have at catching a ball,
any smashes hard in interference.
Cohn to Play Left EndI
Cohn, who with Saprks has been on
the hospital list, may get a chance to
play left end against the Red men.j
Yost used Cohn at his old job yester-
day but said Cohn would get a chance
there before long. Hanish ha sbeen!
putting up such a remarkably fine
game ht half, blocking well, running
with the ball in clever style, and tackl-
ing hard, that he will be retained in f
the lineup at his old position.;
Goetz has been slowed up some-'
what by injuries and unless he loosens
up by Saturday, there is a strong pos-
sibility that Cohn will get in at the
flanking position. The rest of the line-
up will stand as it started in the
Nebraska game.
This combination of players gives,
Michigan a 183 pound line with a 167!
pound backfield, the whole team aver-
aging 177 pounds to the man. The men
on the team this year have height to
go with their beef and though light-
svI f

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* All men interested in Varsity
* basketball who are not in football
* work-either Varsity or Reserve
* squad-are requested to report for
*.the first call at 8 o'clock tonight
* in the basement of Waterman gym.
.nasium.
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NEBRASKA MENTOR
PRAISES GRIDDERS
Coach Stewart Criticizes Lack of Pro-
per Spirit Displayed by Sup-
porters
A letter received from Coach Stew-
art, of the Nebraska team, pays a great
compliment to the Michigan eleven and
to Coach Fielding H. Yost.
Part of the letter follows: "You
may quote me as saying that Michigan1
University has a team which she
should be proud of. Unless the boys,
become over-confident, I can see noth-
ing but victory ahead. You have a
remarkable coach who has turned out
some wonderful teams. In fact it is
really a miracle that Coach Yost,
should succeed so well in developing
such a team and priming them com-
pletely for Nebraska." /
In another part of the letter, Dr.;
Stewart criticises the spirit of "the1
student body, alumni and down-town]
business men" who, according to state-a
ment made to him, are not backing4
Yost.
"Michigan students and supporters,"
Stewart says, "would really consider9
themselves fortunate if they had an in-1
side knowledge concerning the narrowl
escape from defeat which Michigan
had last Saturday, due to alleged ex-
perts criticising their coach, and there-
by creating lack of confidence in the
minds of the players."t

UVAI~J i 1'1 J.ZdZJ.

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Coach Mitchell has issued his first
call for Varsity basketball material
so early in the season because he
wants to get a line on some of the men
before the rush which will inevitably
come with the ena of the football sea.
son. Besides this fact, the schedule as
it now stands calls for two contests be-
Dore the Christmas vacation.
Mitchell expects to divide the squad
into three sections so that he can de-
vote his time to individual coaching
of some of the prospects. These squads
will meet at different hours at night so
that it behooves everyone interested
to come out tonight and get an assign
ment. The coach does not intend to
make any cuts in the squad before the
end of the month in order to give
every man a fair chance to show his
ability.
The schedule as it now reads con-
tains 16 games-ten with conference
teams and others with case, M. A. C.,
and Kalamazoo college. The confer-
ence games will not start until after
the Christmas vacation but Case will
be tackled on Dec. 15, in one of the
pre-season tilts. Dec. 8 is open and
the authorities expect to engage an-
opponent for this date, in the other
pre-season match.
Farrell Offers No
Alibi for Team
Harriers Preparing For Harpham
Trophy Contest on
Nov. 17
"No excuses are to be made for our
defeat. The best. team won," was the
way Steve Farrell dismissed the sub-
ject of the Michigan State cross coun-
try meet held at Lansing, Saturday.
When M. A. C. took first place, in
the hill-and-dale run last Saturday
morning they got their first hold on
one leg of the cup which the Agricul-
tural college put up three years ago,
for the first school that won the state
meet three times. So far Michigan has
two wins to her credit for this cup and
the Farmers but this one. With a
victory next year the cup will come to
Ann Arbor to remain permanently.
Farrell is working his men hard to
get them in shape for their Conference
meet to be held in Chicago, Nov. 24,
and the runners are working them-
selves had to get in shape to win the
Harpham trophy meet to be held Nov1
17. The first man home in this run
will have his name inscribed on tlie
Harpham placque hanging in Water-
man gymnasium.
The freshmen meet will be run over
a three mile course on Nov. 17 also,
the first five men in to win their num-
erals.
The "Y" Employment Office has sev-f
eral jobs for Tuesday afternoon. Call
823.-Adv.

CORNELL TEAM T EN
LIGHT SIGNAL 5 UPRACTICE
INJURED VETERAN WILL PLAY
IN MICHIGAN CORNELL
CLASH SATURDAY
Ithaca, N. Y., Nov. 5.-Surprising
Coach Sharpe and the Cornell root-
ers by their victory over the Carnegie
'Technic football team, the players
ran through a light signal practice to-
day. Dr. Sharpe is ready to speed up
his players in the practice sessions
that remain before the Michigan Wol-
verine clash Saturday, in order to put
the Red and White in top notch con-
dition.
The Cornell rooters are optimistic
over the prospects for their team up-
setting all sport dope and finishing
among the first in the Eastern foot-t
ball circles. They base their unex-
pected optimism on the unusual
fighting spirit of the teamin Satur-
day's game with three of the back-
field in the hospital list. With Carry,1
Nethercott, and Pendleton sufferingc
injuries in scrimmage practice lastc
week, Dr. Sharpe had to depend on1
his substitutes to do the ground gain-
ing against the Tech, boys. But with
his three 'regulars rounding into
shape, Dr. Sharpe has planned a stren-
uous week of practice in an endeavor
to bolster up the weak defense and to
speed up the slow backfield of scrubs
if he should need them in an emerg-
ency in the Wolverine battle.
No Cornell Players Hurt in Tech Game
Luck favored the Cornell eleven as
none of the regulars sustained any
serious injury in the Tech. skir-
mish. Minier, slated to play fullback
in the absence of the regular full-
back Pendleton, showed up very prom-
inently in the Tech. game. Thomas
was shifted to quarter and the sub-
stitute pilot handled the team in a
creditable fashion except that he lack-
ed the punch of Nethercott on offen-
sive and the regular fighting general-
ship.
Dr. Sharpe will school the varsity
in the breaking up of the Michigan
formations which have so baffled the
opponents. He will put the boys
through an intensive training of for-
ward passing which he hopes a dry
field will permit his aggregation to
use in Saturday's game. Coach Sharpe
has not underestimated the strength
of the Wolverine team, and this early
in the week does not expect victory,
but hopes for at least a tie game.
Patronize Our Advertisers.-Adv.

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JUAR31ESS

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Richard F.

. .S. Westerman, former ins
in boxing at Waterman gym:
has invented boxing gloves whi
be put in the market in the near
by the A. G. Spalding company.
According to Mr. Westerma
glove is quite an improvement o
old one, in that the hand is mu
ter protected. There is no
the whole hand fitting into a
glove. The fist is covered wit
one strip of leather and paddi
stead of having the thumb se
The hand grips a leather strap
teams and others with Case, M.
and thus does away with much
danger of breaking the hand. A
feature is the fact that the lace
tween the thumb and forefing
stead of on the wrist.
Mr.Westerman has also writte
books on boxing, "Counter-back
Counter," and "Boxing With
Teacher."
Michigan Alumnus Continues Wa
More letters from "somewhe
France," and a 16 page contin
of the war directory; will be fey
of the Novemberissue of the Mic
Alumnus which has gone to pre
will be distributed Nov. 15
~ang

Weske

YEARLINGSTAE REST
BEFORE LAST CONTEST
Second String Men Drop Scrimmage
Tussle to Varsity $e-
serves
Two weeks will elapse before the
freshmen play their next and last game
of the season, with the Notre. Dame
yearlings. As a result Coach Mitch-
ell's men are taking things easy. Few
members of the first team put in an
appearance for practice last night and
those that did were left off early.
The second team men scrimmaged
the Varsity reserves for an hour, to al-.
low the freshmen coach to try his
subs out at different positions, and
the first year men went down to defeat
by a matter of two touchdowns.
Fletcher, acting captain of the yearl-
ings, who broke his collar-bone in
Saturday's runaway with the Michigan
Military Academy, will be out of the
game for the remainder of the fall. It
is possible that he might be in shape
for the scrap with the South Bend
team, but no chances are going to be
taken with him., The yearling looks
like next year's Varsity stuff and he
isn't to be hurt permanently.
Other than he and Boville who sus-
tained a strained ligament none of the
team suffered any ill effects from the
struggle against the cadets. The right
end will be in shape again in a few
days.
After a couple of nights of easy
practice some hard workouts are in
store for the freshmen for Mitchell is
not going to take any chance with th-
team from Notre Dame. An endeavor
is going to be made to leave the Heid-
elberg game a solo defeat for the pre-
sent season.
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Do you want a 20 cent dinner? Ten-
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Other specials as ordered a la carte.
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Weske is one of Yost's veteran line-
man and around this man the Wolver-
ine coach has built a veritable stone-
wall. Dick, is now a seasoned Wol-
verine and has born the brunt of
all the center rushes that the oppon-
tents have hurled at him for three
years. He has often penetrated
through the opposing linemen on the
defensive and tackled the safety as
he returned a punt. The linemen to
the average rooter does not figure in
the praise and hero worship but it is
through their steady and unyielding
playing that the backfield men make
gains through the opponents' line.
Dick played four years on his high
school football team which in his jun-'
ior year won the championship of3
eastern Conneticut. In his senior year
they were defeated for the champion-
ship of the state and eastern New
York.t
The first year at Michigan Dick con-E
fined his efforts to class football and
the fresh engineers were given their
numerals that year. The followingf
year Weske came out for Yost's elev-
en and earned his "M" against a
strong field of competition. Last year
and this, Weske has been the main-
stay of the right side of the line and
the husky boy is playing a stellar
game at the right tackle position. No.
31 can be seen at the bottom of the
pile in every play and judging from
the big tackle's performance Satur-
day he will receive a chance in carry-
ing the ball nearer to the Michigan
goal line in the coming struggles.
This is Weske's third year on the
Varsity and rooters will miss him next
year as his vacancy will be a difficult
position to fill.
OHIO
War has caused a slight falling off
in attendance at football games at
Ohio State university, but it has not
diminished in the slightest the spirit
of the rooters.
The attendance at the first two
games was about the same as at the
first two games last year, but the
spectators at the second two games
were fewer-and this in addition to
the fact that Ohio State has a cham-
pionship team this year and did not
have one last year. The falling off
in attendance, however, has not been
fgreat, the university athletic officials

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