s and Men Working
Jan. 14.-The Chicago
i is fast rounding into
ie end of the week will
e for the invasion of
STUD T TTEDANFIVE 1IG UNIVERSITIES IN
ATC TILLINOIS RELAY CARNIVAL
FOT9nOW Second Annual Indoor Meet Will In.
cUhide a Solders' and Sailors'
OFFICIAL STATEMENT BY ATH-
LETIC ASSOCIATION INDICAT- Urbana, Ill., Jan. 14.- The second
ES DECREASE OF 1813 annual athletic carnival of the Univer-
sity of Illinois will be held March
A decrease in student attendance at 2. Five schools have already enter-
the football games last fall of 1813, on ed-Chicago, Wisconsin, Michigan,
the average, is recorded in the official Notre Dame, and Minnesota. An add-
attendance chart just made public by ed attraction of the meet will be a
the Athletic association. series of relay races for soldiers' and
In 1916 there was an average stu- sailors' of camps and cantonments in
dent attendance of 5,112, while last the middle west. Illinois' relay car-
fall only 3,299 were on hand for the nival, which is held indoors in the big
games. This decrease is partly ex- armory of the university, was one of
plainable by the lower attendance at the biggest successes of the 1917 track
the University, although some of it season. Twelve colleges competed
was due, no doubt, to a lack of inter- before an audience of more
est. than 6,000 people. Director George
Avernge Attendance Less Than 1916 iHuff is preparing for another meet
Altogether more than.21,000 less peo- equal to that of last yeah and active
ple watched Michigan play last foot- plans are already under way for the
ball season in 10 games than were on 1918 carnival.
hand for the nine battles of the 1916
sedon. Since 18,000 spectators were ONLY TWO STARS LAND BERTHS
counted at the Penn and Northwestern ON JACKIES BASKET QUINTET
games, both of which were played
away from home, and only 6,000 saw j Great Lakes, Ill., Jan. 14.- That
the Michigan-Cornell tilt at Ithaca in team work and not the presence of
1916, the average attendance at Fer- individual stars is the predominating
ry field is noticeably less than it was factor in the success of athletic teams
in 1916. again is being demonstrated at the
20,000 See 3. A. C. and Penn Gaines Great Lakes naval training station,
The largest crowd on hand during where a basketball quintet has been
the 1917 season viewed the Michigan- selected from the 26,000 men in train-
Cornell gaime, the attendance being ing for sea duty. A glance at the
estimated at 16,733. In 1916 both the lineup shows that only one "Big Ten"
1M. A. C. and Penn games attracted tosser is on the squad. He is Felmey,
more than 20,000 spectators, 20,872 be- who performed with the Univbrsity of
ing on hand when the Aggies played Illinois for the last two seasons.
here and 25,584 coming to watch Fol- Coveny of the Detroit Rayl'9 chain-
well's machine in action. pionship aggregation, is the free lance
There was an average decrease in star. Outside of this pair the team
total attendance of 3,153 in 1917. is made up of men from less promin-
The attendance at the games fol- 'ent basketball circles. Ayers, from
"Congratulate you on sign
ricks as manager. Congrat
on being with you. Hendric
own record, and in my o
best fitted for the position."
Cooke Athletic Manager at Minnesota
Minneapolis, Jan. 14.- Dr. L. J.
Cooke, physical director of the Uni-
versity of Minnesota, has been ap-)
for Men a.
t since .go5 when re-
broken off. Michigan
out Chicago are getting
out en masse for the
ations are for the larg-
at ever witnessed a
e in the Windy City.
team, though weaken-
strong, the attack be-
bout Gorgas. the giant
I was very fortur
able to obtain son
I have rubbers n
FLAT H EELS, th
HEELS and the
TARY HEELS as
I would advise y
you may get them
thaw starts when
need them and m;
I Played at Indiana
n, Ind., Jan. 14.-An in-
- handball tournament has
ed at Indiana university,
r winning the most games
loving cup. Each fra-
be represented by four
an to play 55 games dur-
;er. Handball is a com-
ew, sport at Indiana, hav.
rted since the opening of
.nasium about a year ago
Western State Normal..2,780
Mt. Union .............3,119
University of Detroit ..3,473
M. A. C... .. .... .5,182
Kalamazoo College . ..3,783
Northwestern (away) .. 273
North East high, Kansas City, Mo.,
has been performing well 'at center,
while Erickson, who is playing right
guard, hails from a small college in
Minnesota. McColley is putting up a
star game at forward, his accuracy
on bank shots being little short of
Tener Thinks Lots of Hendricks
St. Louis, Jan. 14.-John K. Toner,
president of the National league, rates
Jack Hendricks, the new manager of
the St. Louis club, highly as a base-
ball leader. In congratulating Branch
Rickey, president of the club, on sign-
ing Hendricks, President Tener wired:
or lowe cut.
Basketeers at Kansas
Kan., Jan. 14.-Thirty-
s university freshmen
for basketball practice,
nusually large number,
r, to the new Missouri
mece rule which permits
Total. ...........29,694 f
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