Excerpt from Ravelings, Vol. 1: December 6, 1894 Thanksgiving game - 18 to 6 - The Doctors come 200 miles for 'a walkover but meet with a surprise party. The greatest athletic event in the history of Monmouth College took place last Thursday afteron when the Rush Medical foot ball team, of Chicago, lined up against the home team at the college ball park. Not withstanding the cold and threatening weather, acrowd of about one thou and people gathered to see the game. The time for calling the game was but long before that hour the crowd began to gather and carriage after carriage, gaily decorated with the college colors, came rolling in. The magnificent turuts and the brilliant display of the red and white by the large number of citizens and students present gave the park quite a gala appearance. About the teams stepped into the field and began warming up by a little practice work. At the game was called. Rush won the toss and took the ball, Monmouth taking the east goal. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.