SIX THE DAILY MESSENGER, GANANDAIGUA, N. Y., FRIDAY, JANUAKY 3(5, 19 JS Friday Â· Saturday Only! GENUINE LEATHER Watch Straps 5 Ac U Local Pros Drop Newark 55 - 46 And Plan Games On Local Court CROWN JEWELERS 156 South Main Street HEADQUARTERS FOB BATTERY SERVICE A dff IfJilmj mar toon bo o "dÂ«atf* battery. Stop in no* and afan for oar SEES fit*. v*nta*i*Â» Mammtanc* SÂ«r- POWER-fULl FOR FAST WINTEft STARTS GOOD/YEAR AU-WEATHE8 B A T T E R Y 4S pb*Â« pocind wlli Â·tarttag and rtuftnu point. dttJr *7PÂ«-- full! aod factor fawfc. $13.50 MURPHY'S Super Service Phone 613 Niagara St. The local "American Legion pio rage team toppled th 1 ? N^wa^k Centers quint, 55-46, last night, on the Academy annex court. The Legionnaires played much better basketball than had been expected, as most members of the team had not played since about mid-December, with the exception of two or three practice sessions. Thev found little to inspire them in the small number of fans present, which was about the same as the low customer figure set earlier m the season. But the local cagers refuse to abandon their faith in the number and willingness of local cage enthusiasts, and plan more local contests m the weeks to come. They believe that before the season end's fans will be on hand in sufficient hundreds to enable the quint to at least break even on expenses. Although the first half ended \\'th the Legionnaires on the short end of a 23-25 score, the cagers proved their mastery of the situation \\hen, m the verv early thud quarter Mason triggered a sudden chaige with a goal, followed by thiee successive and rapid scoring tosses by Frantel. One each was then made by Craugh, Beals, Lord and one again by Frantel. The Centers were barely able to eeke out three points during the period, nhich ended with the locals leading 39-28. Although the visiting Centers managed to accumulate 18 points during the expected last period drne, they did not come within seven points of the Legionnaires. The pros had their second team on the court during a sizeable portion of the fra/ne, during which Beals, m a surprise demonstration of basket accuracy, sank the last five successive tosses of the game Frantel led the Legionnaires with 15 points, three of which v ere made in four free throw attempts. Beals followed with 14, and Lord with 11. Wage was high scorei for the v isitors with 12, followed by Palermo with nine. New among the Legionnaires' SHENKMAN'S A n n u a l Wintertime . of our QUALITY COATS Reg. $30.00, $33.50 NOW Reg. $37.50, $40.00 NOW ... Reg. $45.00, $50,00 NOW . . . $ 27 32 ^^^s ^^S 85 $ 85 Beg. $55.00, $57.50 $ . NOW i Reg. S60.00, $65.60 $ NOW 85 85 85 ol ?^SH5Effi5E525E5E5E5S5Z5S5H5E5E5H5E52!^^ SHENKMAN'S The Men's Store of 'Canandaigua Tune in WGVA at 6:10 Daily for Local and Vicinity News Academy Cagers to Visit Geneva Tonight for Vital League Test Cromwell Coaches Olympic Trackers B Bill Becker LOS ANGELES, CP - ui Jus 39th and final veai as a de\ eloper of jneat athletes.. Southern Caii- fomia's Dean Cromwell lias been appointed head coach of the 1918 U. S. Olympic tiack and field team. "The culmination of a roach's the vay the Mailing, spare bS- eai-oJcl Trojan coach put it This, Ciomv.ell disclosed, ib his last M?ns.on as an active mentor Limeisity of Southein Califoinia rules demand automatic ictae- inent at aÂ«e 67, but lie was given ; one-jeai extension u i t l tfie hope that lie would snag the Olympic appointment. F. H. McELWEE SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Phones 562 or 1223 CARSON FURNTFUBE COMPANY 71 South Main St The Academy \arsity cagers visit Geneva, tonight, to meet the Geneva varsity in their third game of the season m the Finger Lakes league schedule. The Academj quint has lost one and \\on one in the two league contests played previously The Academy's surprise loss to Waterloo, 40-35, last Fnday. considerably reduced its chances of qualifying for the sectionals. However, a victory over Geneva, tonight, would gieatly improve its position in the league race. Coach Frank Frantel has been putting the \arsity squad through intensive drills, and is continuing to emphasize basket accuracy, a major -weakness of the qumt this season. However, his cagers shovved considerable improvement in a Finger Lakes-Wayne leagues' conference match with Newark, on the annex court last Tuesday, when the locals downed the visitors, 31-25. The usual string is expected to start for the Academy tonight, featuring Dick Rodney, Nel Saeger, Bob Salsich, Bob Fox, and line-up last night was Don Marsh, recently discharged from Armj sen, ice. He appeared during the fourth frame for the first time this season. Although he was among the shortest and lightest of the pro cagers. he displaced d n \ - ing speed and cool mxnements. He dropped both of two foul shots during his buef participation in the affraj The pro quint \\ill journe to Hornell next v, eek Saturdaj, Jan 24, for a match with the All-High pi os of that city, and the next Saturday, Jan 31, to Elmira to meet the Moose pro team there In the same period meantime the club hopes to be able to schedule at least one and pieferrabh two contests to be plajed on the Aeaderm annex court. Newark lu 2s 2b -tb Legion 15 23 39 ^3 Lesion FG FT TP Frantel 6 3 15 Beals 7 0 14 Lord 5 1 11 Mason 2 1 5 Craugh 3 0 6 Cravan 1 0 2 Marsh 0 2 2 Henderson 0 0 0 Murphy 0 0 0 Totals 24 7 55 Newark FG FT TP Wage 6 0 12 Nuebler 3 1 7 Stiles 0 0 0 Palermo 4 1 9 Mmutelo 2 3 6 McHugh 2 0 4 Keise 1 1 3 Gullo 1 1 3 Brov.n 1 0 2 Totals Mike Kidder The J-V team is confident of continuing its power show in which it has been bested only once this season. Mack. Cobbett, Meath, Bojlan and Henry are expected to lead Coach Edwin Diaper's charges into the fraj Bloomfield Downs Rushville to Set Eight Strait Top EAST BLOOMFIELD -- The East Bloomfield t o w n cagers defeated RusMille's town quint. 1028, at Bloomlield, V\ euneÂ»ua\ night to strengthen its lead of the Finger Lakes Towns cage loop with eight straight victones in as many games Score at the half time was 18-15 fa\oung the winners EAST BLOOMFIELD--10. Kennedy. 1-0-2; Steel 2-1-5, McGiaw, 5-2-12; Hudson, 1-0-2, McMillan 1-1-3, Retaid, 2-0-4, C Webb, 0-1-1; Stubb, 2-1-5, A Webb, 1-02, Rayburn, 2-0-4. FGs-17, FTs- 6. TPs-iQ RUSHVILLE -- 28 Daily 2-1-5, Gage, 0-1-1; Breen. 2-0-4. Bell 1-2-10, Paddock 0-3-3; Dhmi, 00-0; Clark, 2-1-5 FGs-10, FTs-8: TPs-28. Tomorrow night. Saturdaj, the East Bloomfield league leaders meet Honeoye Falls, at the latter place IWMS CLUB W I L L P R E S E N T THE 5th ANNUAL Minstrels at Garaandaigiia Academy Auditorium fooday arid Tuesday, January 26-27 CURTAIN AT 8:15 \ * Â« A Tieksis May Be Purehasad at the Following Stores L. M. 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