Hartford Courant from Hartford, Connecticut on January 14, 1923 · 34
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l'HE HARTFORD DAILY COURANT: SUNDAY JANUARY 14, J923, 6 2 City of Homes Polo Trio Tunis Tables on Blue ' Performers. DECIDING GAME TO BE PLAYED MONDAY Big Crowd Sees Second Engagement Final Score Is 7 1-2 to 7. Due to the fact that the Springfield Polo Team won last evening from the Tale team 7 1-2 to 7, and on Friday evening the Tale team won from Springfield 10 to 1-8, Hartford will have an opportunity tomorrow evening to watch the tie played off. These, matches are being played at TroopB Armory.. West Hartford, and are by far the most evcitlng events Hnrt-ford has witnessed In many a day. Armory Well Killed. The armory last evening waa well . Hilled and.in spite of the freezing weather outside, was not at all uncomfortable. It la seldom that anything aa thrilling as the game hap- not fortunate enough to tiavs seen either fame should not miss the one tomorrow night. The score Is enough to explain the tremendous excitement. Tlrnt nne side ana then the other held the lead. The play was fast and brilliant. Only on penalty was called, that In the sixth period on the Springfield team. Between the periods and after the- game the Rough Riding tiquad of Troop B gave an exhibition drill, all kinds of fancy riding and Jumping that was nearly as thrilling to watch as the game Itself. ; There were many people from Rpringfleld and several men from Tale present loudly cheering their respective loams. Hartford, qufllte evident, not being used to Indoor polo, at least, looked on much pleas ;d but rather bewildered, at the mad Sly yelled commands to , "Go get um coy.' The lineups: .Springfield Herren ........No. 1..,., Tale i Harold Baldwin Stanley Clark ..No. 2 H. M. Clark, Jr. ..Back.... . . .Dean Hopkins : The scora by periods: 12 14 5 6 Springfield 1 1 i 1 m 1lXt, Vale - i 3 1 0 1 2 17 Goals Springfield, Hrren S, Stan ley Clark 8, H. M. Clark, Jr., 1ft ; Yale Dean 4,Baldwln 2, Hopkins 1 referee, Baft, Buckner Creel. mw fik io m speed mi Skims Over ThreeQuarter : Mile Course in 2 : 02 4-5, Binghamton. ' Binghamton, N. T., Jan. U Charles Jewtraw. of Lake Placid, N. T., state Jce skating champion, established a new world's record in winning the three quarter mile adlrondack gold cup championship here today In 2:02 4-5. Jewtraw was hard pressed all the way by Ed Corcoran, of Johnson City, who finished second. Jew-! traw's mark bettered by nearly four i seconds the former record established in 1921 by William Stelnmetz, of I Chicago, at Lake Placid. I Also First In Dnsb. j The 440-yard dash, the only other championship on the program of the second day of the meet, also went to Jewtraw who won easily with Charles Gorman, of St. John, N. p., second. Today's victories gave Jewtraw a big lead In the point score, his total now standing at 100 with Gorman and Eialis, the Lake Placid skater, tied for second with 40 points each. Corcoran, with 20, is next. . Two events tomorrow, the half mile and the three mile, will complete the gold eup races here. The next gold cup events will be raced at Lake Placid. ' The' summaries: 440-yard dash, won by Jewtraw, Lake Placid; second. Gorman, St. John, KB.: third, Coster, Toronto. Time 39 seconds. Three quarter mile, won by Jewtraw, Laks Placid; second, Corcoran, Johnson City; third, Rialis. Lake Placid.- Time 2:03 4-5 (new record). : Point score: Jewtraw, Lake Placid .100: Gorman St. John, N. B 40-Bialls, Lake Placid, 40; Corcoran' Johnson City, 20; Donovan, Johnson t ity, 10. ALLHARTFORDS HAVE BUSY WEEK AHEAD The All-Hartford basketball team will swing into action thi c.ir a heavy schedule starting Thursday night' with the International Silver Co. team in Meriden, Friday night with the Atlas in New Haven, and meeting tne West Sides from Hart fr,A r.L- Thursday night, the 25th, In the first lesi ior tne city championship. Welcome news to the over the river followers of the All-Hartford quintet is the fact tbat Clvlletto, the football star, has Joined the quintet and will play opposite Captain Babe Allen at guard, "Civvy" was Babe's running mate on tne Springfield College quintet. The balance of the team will be made up of King at center, McDermld and "lump- Johnson forwards. i 111 FORMER CHAMPIONS MET IN GARDEN CAFE Sew York, Jan. 13 Jrsi w'll-lard and Jack Johnson met la a rate at Hadlsoa Square Garden Jost belora BUI Brcnnaa and Floyd Johnson entered the ring last alsrht. i Wlllnrd advanced, hand extended and aaldj Hell, Jack, how are yont Johnson beamed and soldi "Oh, I asa lost lovely, later ttlllrd, just lovely." -4 ZIVIC BROTHERS, PETE AND JACK, WORTHY BATTLERS f . 1 . ,,;. : ::,:. .' .,. f .i ' v ' jr. 4 ftfrf L. PETE AND Whether Jtti k Zivic, brother of Pete Zlvic who fights Kid Lewis here Thursday night, will he able to regain tho use of his fighting'arm for all time Is a question In which both the medical fraternity and fight fans are Interested. Zlvic, at one time International champion of amateur lightweights threw his arm out of its socket while playing basketball about a year aito, being unable to use the rignt member for two months. , He threw it out in his next fight, having entered the battle believing he was 0. K. ' ' fines to Specialist. That he would have to end his ring 11 : LOSE ICE BATTLE Beaten by Melrose High Seven 3 to 2 After Thrilling Game. The fast flying Melrose, Mass., High School six this afternoon skated Into a 8 to 2 victory over the Tale freshmen In a breezy Ice bout which rose to Its climax with only three seconds of the final period remaining when the freshmen brought the rubber to within a fevv Inches of the Melrose goal. Both teams piled up in front of the cage and when Referee Charley Foote extricated them he disallowed the claim of the collegians that they had scored the tielnr goal. The Melrose defense kicked away the puck and relieved the strain in the flash that remained of the contest. By getting the Jump on the Eli yearlings in the first period, when Marshall nd Gardner flicked iblows Into the Yale netting, the visitors secured a winning lead. The lineup: Melrose High S Tale Freshmen 2 Doucette rw Harrington ..... Iw ., Ferguson ....... e .. Cole rd Potts Id .. Mason , g . Cutler Cottle . .... Gardner ..... Mllllkln Marshall Lane The summary: Team Player First Period. Marshall Gardnen Seeond Period. Griggs Marshall Tfclrd Period. Cole Time Melrose, Melrose, Tale t.25 .10 7 sec. t is S.25 Melrose Tale Substitutions, Tale, Stuot for For. guson, Laughlln for Cottle, Griggs for Cutler; Melrose, Wilbur for Doucette, Doucette for Mllllkln; penalties. Harrington, one minute for holding; stops, Mason 7, Lane 11; referee, Mr. Foote; time three ten minute periods. , CHOATE SCHOOL PLANS BUSY WINTER SLATE (Special to The Courant) Walllngford, Jan. 13. Choate School with 150 boys out for hockey, sixty for wrestling and boxing and sixty for basketball, has started in vigorously on the winter season sports. Last year's champion ship hockey team has lost rwo of its members. The basketball five, victo rious in every game but one last winter, needs two new guards but1 till retains the forwards, Jack and Ford, the captain, who for a while last! year held the world's championship in foul shooting. Strong schedules have been arranged for all teams. A snowshoo squad has been organized and will hike several miles a day as long as the snow lasts. ROCKVILLE WINNER OVER WILLM ANTIC (Special to The Courant.) Itockvllle. Jan. 13. The fast little basketball team of the Rockville High School defeated! Willimantic High yesterday afternoon in an Interesting game in the Town Hall. 45 to 33. The first haif ended in favor of the locals, 14 to 10. The summary: Rockville Willimantic North rf Heller Carvey f Mandell Schultz c Potter Howe...... , rg ....... Burr Leonard g Slmmonds Score, Bockvlile 45, Willimantic 33; baskets from floor: North 6, Carvey , Leonard 3, Heller 2, Mandell 3, Burr 1, Schultt 4; fouls Mandell 1. Heller 1, Slmmonds 1; referee, Chapman. Clock Company Named. Washington. Jan. 13. The Seth Thomas Clock Co. of New Tork was named today in a citation by the federal trade commission, requiring the clock concern to show cause why the commission should not issue an order for It to desist certain practices held by the commission to effect a maintenance of resale prices in conflict with the commission's rulings as to unfair competition. The clock company is given thirty days in which to make answer to the citation before the matter is brought to a hearing before the commission, . Dartmouth Ftefeats Coraell. Ithaca. N. Y., Jan, 13. Dartmouth's tiockey team defeated Cornell today, 4 to 2. An extra ten minute period was played. I ' ' v JACK. career for all time, perhaps, Zivlc was certain. His manager,. Jimmy Eronson, however, refused to be discouraged, and called in a noted New York bone specialist, who performed an operation last summer. The doctor declared that the socket was too large for the arm, causing the arm to Jump out at the shoulder. Inside Zivlc'a shoulder 160 stitches were takon and thirty-six out9lde. For two months Zlvic took life easy and guarded the arm from all exertion. Ha then started light gym work, and found that the arm stayed in place. A month ago Zivic fought a tough battle in l'ittsburgh and the arm survived the ordeal. It looks now as though the arm Is O. K. West Enders Register a 40 to 27 Victory New Departure Girls Lose. .(Special to The Courant), Bistol, Jan. 13. Bristol's West Ends defeated the American Thread quintet, 40 to 27, here tonight in a game that slowed down In the last half. The prelim between the New Departure Girls and the Meriden Girl's Club was an xcletlng contest, the Silver City girls winning 20 to IS. The summary of the West Ends-American Thread game: West Ends Amerlc&a Thread Taylor ......... rf Normandin Carpenter lf.... Belalr McNamara ..... .c. ........ . Connell Sheehy rg..... .. J. Murphy Carlson lg. ...... D. Murphy O'Connell - Score, West Ends, 40; American Thread, 27; field goals, Taylor 8; Carpenter 2; McNamara J; Sheehy 4; Carlson 1; Normandin 1; Connell 4; J. Murphy 2; V. Murphy 4; goals from fouls. Taylor 2 out of 6; Belalr out of 7; J. Murphy 4 out of 4; core at end of first half, West Ends, 27; American Thread, 13. OPEN GOLF CONTEST SET FOR JVLY Pittsburgh. Pa., Jan. IS. The United States Golf Association in an nual session here late today, set July as the tlm efor the national open championship tournament. President Byers, in referring to the invasion of Europe by American golfers In 1923, declared that the United States would be represented by the strongest team It could muster, taking lirto consideration the fact that dates for British and American tournaments conflict. Soma of the leading players on this side of the Atlantic, he said, would be unable to make the trip because they desire to take part In the home competitions, but, he added, "we wijl end the best team that we can get together." The Steel Shaft Club, the subject of widespread discussion since Its Introduction, will remain in Its present status, so far as the amateurs are concerned. RED SOX TO PLAY 19 EXHIBITION GAMES tie tlonCJ a-ZZa fdlbafit etaolne Boston, Jan.- 13. The Boston Red Sox will play nineteen exhibition games In the South .before opening the season April 18 in the new Tan-kee stadium in New Tork, Secreary Larrp Graver announced tonight. The schedule follows: March 24, Pitaburgh at Hot Spring; 25, do: 31, do; April 1, do; 2, ittsburgh at Pine Bluffs, Ark.; 3, Little Rock at Little Rock, Ark.; 4, Memphis at Memphis, Tenn.; 5, Memphis at Jackson, Tenn.; 6, Louisville at Dawson Springs, Ky.; 7, Louisville at Louisville; 8, do; 9, Evansvllle at Evansvllle, Ind.; 10. Indianapolis at Indianapolis; 11, do; 12, Rending at Harrisburg, aP.; 13, Reading at Reading; 14, Baltimore at Baltimore; 15, New Haven at New Haven; 16, Phillies at Philadelphia. - MIDDLETOWN HIGH LOSES TO ALUMNI (Special to The Courant) Middletown. Jan. 13. The Middletown High School alumni basketball team defeated the high school team tonight at the Middle-town T. M. C. A., 22 to 10 At the end of the first half, the alumni lead, 12 to 6. The summary: Middletown High Alumni Mullen rg...... Overhysser Bit'good" ....lg Moore Kiutsky c. Fountain, Cahill Clark rg F. Smith E. Smith lg... -.. Conroy LaMotta Score, Alumni. 22, Middletown, 10; goals from floom, Moore, 6; Orerhys ser, 2; Fountain, 1; Conroy, 1, Cahill 1, Mullen 1, Bit good 1, E. Smith 1; goals from fouls. Overhysser 4, Mul len 2, Bltgood 2; referee; Blumer. Vessel!, Recently in Distress, Docks, BRISTOL TRQUnlGES mm THREAD - Falmouth. Engl&nd, Jan. 13. The American steamer Belllngham, which on Tuesday sent out distress calls, having suffered a mishap to her steering gear and other damage, ar-rived here today. f 7 MINEFIELD MK Ml" . Aggies Lead Until Middle of Second Half. OOSTING PLAYS GREAT GAME Up-River Quintet Forges Ahead by Rally. (Special to The Courant.) Storrs, Jan. 13. After maintaining lead until the middle of the second half, Connecticut College went down, to defeat tonight to the fast Springfield "Y" team, the score being 35 to 25.' The Aggies grabbed the lead early in the game, and the end of the first half lead 13 to 12. With three double-counters and a foul goal to their credit, they were seven points to the good In the first few minutes of play while Springfield's score was still sero. Ooosting atars. At the Etart of the second it look ed as if Connecticut were going to win the game, Alexander getting three field goals and Makofski one In rapid succession. Then Smith and OOstey of Springfield annexed one field 'goal each, after which the up-river quintet started one of its whirl wind rallies. Krasow was at this point removed from tho game on fouls. In the last few minutes of play Kiringfleld kept up the diizy pace nnd when the smoke cleared away had eight points to their credit. Ooosting was star of the game, getting six baskets, dribbling the ball from the rear of the court. Alexander arid Makofsl each made ten points. The summary: Connecticut - Springfield Alexander . ...... .If., Reddick Krasow rf. ...,.,,, Losbs M; of ski e Smith Lord. 1 Oosting oa-yiocK is "w Score, Springfield, 35, Connecticut, 25; field goals, Alexander, 6; Kakof-skl, 6; Krasow, 1; Rodevlch, 1; Red- Jick, 3; Loebs, 4; Ooosting, 6; Smith, 2; goals from fouls, Alexander, 1 out of 13; Reddick, B out of 0; substitutions, Boukhaven for Loess, Springfield; Rodevich for Krasow, for Connecticut; time, two 20 minutes halves; referee, Dillon ef Hartford. DRAWSJ2 piES 2-Year-Old Event on Cleve land Card Is First Announced. Cleveland, Ohio. Jan. 13 The first big harness racing eent to be announced for 1923 is the Rainy Day Sweepstakes for 2 year old trotters to be given by the Forest City Live Stock & Fair Company over their world's famous harness racing course at their August Grand Circuit meet ing. The estimated value of the stake will be around $14,000 which will be the richest 2 year old event of 1923. Forty-twa entries were received; the oo'ts being, the sons and daughters of eighteen of the world's greatest ires and nominated by thirty-six of the country s foremost breeders and horse fanciers from eighteen differ ent states incvluding- two from the Dominion of Canada. The entries follow: . Athalle bm by Peter the Great, Rexie Haywood, Walter Cox, Goshen N. T. Belleair b o by Etawah, Eve Cord by Silk Cord, Frank G. Jones, Memphis, Tenn. Bob Armstrong chc by Chestnut Peter, Peters Daughter, Albert C. Hall, Stamford, Conn. Clara Dillon b f by Dillon Axworthy Miss Plerott by Peter the Great, A. a. v.oxe, raou, ra. Clover Guy c by Guy Axworthty, Lucky Clover, John H. Farnum, Boa-ton, Mass. Colonel Bosworth be by Belwln, Mary Worthy, Thos. D. Taggart. French Lick, Ind. Dady Boy b c by Guy Axworthy, Dick iicMahon, Libertyvllle, 111. Dorothy Lul' water brf by Azoff, Dorothy. T. by Advertiser, Walter T. Candler, Atlanta, Ga. Erla Guy bf by Guy Axworthty, Ida Aubrey, B. F. White, Lexington Ken. Etawah's Girl ch f by Etawah, Worthy Girl, Geo E, Dudley, Youngs-town, Ohio. Etta Chimes bf by Etawah, Chimes of Normandy, 8. S. Silvey, Dixon, Call-1 forma. Frances Sullivan b f by Aivolo, Lulu Ormande, David Cahill, Lexington, Ky. . , Gloria b"k f by Belwin, Honeymoon H., Pastime Stable, Cleveland, Ohio. Uuy Brown b o by Guy Axworthty. Cream Silk, Thos. W. Murphy, Pough- keepsle, N. T. Hollyrood Tarleton bo by Holly- rood Bob, Miss Fanny Summers, J. L. Dodge. Jane Austen b f by Belwln, Setzer Maid, Pastime Stable, Cleveland, O. Justflne b g by Etawah, Mabelle Axworthty, W. 8. Harlan, Lockhart, Ala. K. T. Harvester c by The Harvest er, Petrene K. T., Charles Robson, Oshawa, Can. Kentucky vera b'k f by Kentucky Todd, Vera Peter, Crulkston Stock Faram, Gait, Ont, Can. Lady Allethalre bf by Etawah, Dudie Archdalc, M. s. Nina K. Jones, Clearwater, Fla, Maud Chenault b f by Peter Chen- ault. Miss Ledford, J. O. McAllister, Lexington, Ky. Medina bf by Guy Axworthy, Sii-quls, J. E, Madden, Lexington, Ky. Miriam Harvester' b f by the Harvester, Queen W-crthty, Paul Kuhn, Terre Haute, Ind. Miss Perfect blk f bv IT. Forbes, Queen De Medio, Mrs. W. M. Wright, Chicago, 111. V Mr. McElwyn b e by Guy Axworthy, Widow Maggie, W. H. L. McCourtle, Minneapolis, Minn. Ohio Rose blkf by Todd Mac, Ormonde Rose, Austin Estabrook. Cleve land, Ohio. Perrln s Gift br g by Belwln, Lottie Simmons by Charles Nichelson, So. Charleston, O. - Petermore oh e by Chestnut Peter, Morning Gale, Ray & Lougee, Northt Randall, ' O. ' Princess Helena b f by Chestnut Peter. Helena, Chas. W. Leonard. Boa-ton, Mass. Princess Mary blkf by. Peter Mozart,' Even Sheet, Walter'T. Candler. Atlanta, Ga. scbl Dillon at h Dillon Ax- W STAKE Flames Damage , . . r v i ft. ' . .,- Fl t m IJfc :Iiv ft! 4mw 1 w . 'S. . .. .... Century old nouse owned by Mrs. Edith Allen Coney as It looked yesterday afterV flames' had done $15,000 damage. worthy, Madam Peters, A. B. Coxe. Paoll, Fa. Keamore b o .V Guy Axworthy, Maru, Keamore Farm, Valencia, Pa. Sport be by Siliko, Dark Flower. J. E. Madden, Lexington. Ky. Temple Harvester brrc by The Harvester, Zorah-Temple, Paul Kuhn. Terre Haute, Ihd. Tipple Frisco blk f by San Francisco, Mary Tipton, Walter T. Candler, Atlanta, Ga. Todd Dewey be by Lord Dewey, Dorothy Todd, R. L. Nash, Lexington, Ky. Trudy b f by Guy Axworthy, Emily Ellen, David M. Look, New York N. Y. True Ax"brc by Guy Axworthy. Hollyrood Polly, W. M. Wright, Chicago, 111. Unnamed b c by Captain S Lena O'Brien, Cleveland, O. Unnamed bf by Axvolo, Neva Knight by Walter T. Candler, Atlanta Ga. Unnamed be by Chestnut Peter, Banrlco, Thos. W. Murphy. Pouffh-keepsie, N. Y. Virginia Klsco b f by San Francisco, Judson Girl, Walter T. Candler, Atlanta, Ga. FROM WDV 1TI Silk City Quintet on Top Af ter Free-Scoring Second Half. (Special to The Courant) New Britain, Jan. IS. All-Manchester and AU-Uew Brit ain mingled here tonight, the' team from Silk Town winning the con test, 49 to 44. In the first half tho Manchester had a lead of 10 to 2, but New Britain creeped up and tied the score. At the end of tbe first semester the score was 22 to 18, favor Manchester. Play Consistent Game, The visitors played a consistent game in the second half, but New Britain kept on scoring so that the result of the game was in doubt until the end. Fitzgerald . and Ballseiper made some sensational long shots. Restella and Sheehan starred for New Britain. Manchester New Britain Angell .....rf Kllduff Fitzgerald If Restella 4 Sheehan Ballseiper ..... ,c. ......... . Walters Restella Benson ...rg . Sheehan Walters Madden ...lg Selgrist Score, Manchester 49, New Britain, 44; field goals, Angell, 3; Fitzgerald, 8; Ballseiper, 8; Madden, 4; Kllduff, 8; Restella, 7; Walters, 2; Sheehan, 2: goals from fouls, Fitzgerald, 3 out of 6; Sheehan, I out of 9; referee, Waters. ' S Oakland. Cal Jan. 13. Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood and Gene Sarazen and Jock Hutchison finished all even In their thirty-six hole best-ball golf match at Cla'remont Club today, after Sarazen and Hutchison had maintained a lead through more than two thirds of the play. t , Make Good Start. Hutchison and Sarazen made a remarkable start in the morning and at the fourteenth hole were 4 up. Sensational plays by Hagen and Kirkwood over the remaining holes of the morning round permitted them to win back three holes. Hutchison and ' Sarazen leading one at the eighteenth. At the start of the afternoon round the first three- holes halved, but Hagen and Kirkwood played brilliantly on the fourth to even the match. Sarazen, United States open champion, made a sensational twenty-five foot put for a birdie three on the fifth, to take the lead once more. The match remained at this count until the sixteenth, where Hagen and Kirkwood oveaed it once more. The last two joles were halved. BRANFORD DEFEATS RUBBER CITY FIVE (Special to The Courant.) -Branford, Jan. r3 Py a SL'ore of 42 to 21 Branford here Honi'ght defeated the Rubber City Five from augatuck. At half time the score was Branford, 27, and Nnugatuck, 10. The summary: Hyllnskl , ...rf Dery Harrln . ....If Kenny Clancy o Smith Karns ,.' .rg Schmiti Hules lg Churchill (wore. Branford, 42; augatuck, 21; field goals, Hylinsky 7; Harrln, 5; Clancy, 6;'Hules, 2; Lear'y, 4; Kenny, 1; SYnlth, 2; Schmitz, 1; Churchill. 1; goals from fouls, Harrln, 2; Leary, 1; Churchill, 2; referee; Kearney. Mohawks On Warpath. Mohawk Tribe, No. 12, of Torrlng-ton, has organized a basketball team and has its ear to the ground waiting for games The Red Skins would like to hear from Unionville. Sims-bury, Rockville and Forestville and teams of the same calibre. Address Henry Rougeot, No. 200 East Main street, Torringtop. flICHESI GOLF ENGAGE DEADLOCK MATCH WindsorLandmark : I EMIR Defeats Bone Setters From Missouri by a 13 to 0 Score. (Special to The Courant) New Haven, Jan. 13. The American School of Osteopathy hockey team from Kirkwood, Missouri, waa easy for the Yale hockey team here tonight, -being buried under an avalanche of goals, 13 to 0. The bone setters were never In the running and about- every player in the 'Yale squad was given a chance to display his wares against them. Scott, Llndley, Bulkley, O'Hearn and Chrisholm led in the onslaught, the two former being the heaviest scorers against the Westerners. Captain Johnson showed the best for the losers. The summary: Yale Am. School of Os. Bulkley lw Rutherford ' Reid c Johnson Chisholm . rw Colpitts Sargent rd....... O'Connor Lindley Id Mitchell Jenkins g Moulton Score Tale 13, American School of Osteopathy 0; goals Sargent 1, Scott I, Chisholm 1, Lindley S, Bulkley 1, O'Hearn 1, Turnbull 1; substitutions Bell or Oolpitts, Scott for Reid, O'Hearn for Lindley, Vaughan for Sargent, Farnsworth, for Bulkley, Turnbull for Chisholm, Norrts for Lindley, Brokaw for Jenkins, Palmer for Bulkley, Farrlngton for Turnbull; referee, Charles Foote; time, three 15-minute periods. NEW HAVEN "KACEYS" DOWN NEW YORKERS (Special to The Courant.) New Haven, JaJn. 13. The Same punch that enabled the New Haven "K'aceys" to win from Holy Cross last Saturday again asserted Itself tonight when the local hoopsters turned back the flashy St. Augustine's Council five of New York, 31 to '7. New Haven won by virtue of a sensational second half comeback for at half time the locals were on the wrong end of a 22 to 14 score. The visitor scored only one field goal In the second half, that coming near closing time. "Dutch" Leonard donned the , New Haven "Kacey" spangles tonight in place of McGran who was sick. Together with his two Hartford colleagues, Dwyer and Cro-nln, Leonard .figured prominently in the victory. , ; Summary: . New Haven "Kaceys" St, Augustine. O'Brien .......... rf Lawler Cronln .......... If : Norton Leonard c Bergen Schatzman rg Foley Dwyer .... lg , Brown Score. New Haven "Kaceys" 31, St. Augustine's Council 27; goals from floor, Cronin 3, Leonard 2, Dwyer 6, Schatzman 2, Lawler 2, Norton 2, Bergen 2, Foley 2, Brown 2; goals from fouls. Cronin 5, Norton 2, referee, Coutts; time of halves, 20 minutes. ALFEED PLANT HIGH IS 13 TO 12 WINNER The Alfred Plan High School basketball team nosed out the sophomore team of the West Hartford High School Friday night, 13 to 12, at the Alfred Plant gym. Gordon, captain of the Alfred Plant team, scored five field goals, and Henderson of West Hartford High, four. IVORYTON. The state police raided the Pease House In Saybrook, and on Wednesday night, the iproprletor, ' Frank R. Brenman was (brought before Justice of Peace Howard Stickney of Ivory-ton, and was found guilty of selling Intoxicating liquor. He was fined J 2 00 and costs. L. E. Behrens of the firm of Behr rens & Bushnell is attending the auto show in New York. Harry Oriswold has returned from a visit with relatives in Nlantlo Judd Ohlson Is suffering from an attack of pleurisy. The Parent-Teacher's Association will hold Its annual meeting In the school building Wednesday afternoon, January 17, at 3:30 o'clock. Officers will be elected for the ensuing year. John Durham is spending a few da fa in New York. WELLINGTON. " The change of carriers on R. F. D. Route No. 1 went into effect shortly after the new year. William F. Mas-clnda, who took the route In November, 1917, resigned after his automobile for the second time turned turtle with him. Arthur Dcvereaux resigned his position on the state road and succeeds Mr. Masclnda. Mr. Masclwda will enter the pearl button business 4vlth .his father, William . Masclnda who, when he purchased the Sharp's Mills property was the property of the now extensively followed, pearl-button Industry In this town end vicinity. Louis Weigold has ' resigned his position in the bleaching department of the G-. Hall, Jr., Company, having accepted a position in the government machine shops at Panama. He, with his family, will return to that interesting sons, leaving about the 15th. Allen Brownley is ill of a rerlous bronchial melady and hard colds are prevelant in all parts of the town. Soft Coal is Blamed for Fire That Rains Pierson Homestead in Windsor Landmark Built Over 100 Years Ago by Son of Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth Suffers $15,000 Damage-Two Firemen Are Overcome. (Special to The Courant.) Windsor, Jin. 13. The second disastrous fire to be caused by the burning of softs coal broke out this morning at 3:40 o'clock in the residence on Pallsado avenue, commonly known as the Pierson property, which was built over 100 years ago by Frederick Ellsworth, son of Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth, and later owned by William S. Pierson, M. D who was a descendant of Rev. Abraham Pierson, the rirst rector of Yale College, and which was subsequently occupied by the late General William S. Pierson. It Is now owned by Mrs. Edith Allen Coney, who, with her husband, Is now on the Pacific coast spenklln1? the winter. . ' Fire Discovered by Caretaker. She fire was discovered by Frank Denslow. caretaker of the property, who was awakened by the smell of smoke; and it vas with much difficulty that he was able to escape from the building. Miss Nora Garvan, who has been a member of the household for many years, was asleep in the rear chamber, and was awakened by ,Mr. Denslow's cry of fire, and es caped, scantily attired. Mr. Denslow shouted to neighbors who telephoned the alarm. Although, the place Is outside of the fire district limits, the firemen responded. When the firemen arrive the blaze was breaking through the roofT having followed the chimney. Three lines of hose were immediately run in but the blaze spread rapidly. Three alarms were sounded in ordei to secure the help of every available townsman. For four hours the- firemen fought in the biting wind and Building Committee to Meet Tuesday to Discuss New Auditorium. (Special to The Courant.) WINSTED, Saturday, Jan. 13. At a meeting of the building committee of the nights of Columbus to be held at their clubrooms on Main street next Tuesday night, plans will be discussed for the erection of a huge auditorium on t'he lot adjoining the club house which they own. The proposed new structure will be 90x110 feet and is to have a seating capacity of 1,500 and will have a floor space large enough for a full sized basketball floor. The K.-of C. will hold a fair next spring at which they hope to raise sufficient funds to start the construction work in the summer or early fall. Every effort is to be made by the committees to gain the support of the residents of Winsted without! regard of creed, William J. Brennan stated today, in view of the fact that a larg9 hall of this character is greatly needed here and will be available to all '-who desire to use it. According to Mr. Brennan plans have been drawn and only the first floor will be built at first. Near Death At Crossing. 'A heavily laden five-ton truck nar-nowly escaped destruction last night when it stalled at the railroad crossing all below Burrville on the Tor-rington Wlhsted road as a .result of the loss of its wheel chains.. James Dardls driver managed to get the machine, owned by Capen Brothers, almost clear of the crossing when the :53 train which waa five hours late, sideswlped the rear of the truck. Just before the fraln struck, an automobile with several passengers started to make the crossing not seeing the truck. The driver stepped on the gas to beat out the train which was In sight ahd had he struck the rear of the truck his car would have been in the path of the train. A die into a snowbank javed the life of the touring car occupants. A number of windows on the passenger coaches wre broken by contact witfh the truck, but the machine was later able to pro-ced to Winsted under its own power. PLAINVILLE. Stockholders and directors of the Plainvllle Trust Company Friday night re-elected these officers: Col. John H. Trumbull, president: A. H. Condell,- vice-president: A. A, Mq-Leon, secretary and treasurer; assistant treasurer, T. P. - Prior and Frank T. Wheeler. The past year has been one of the best years the local bank has had and the treasurer's report shows a large gain In the accounts of the local bank. Practically one-quarter of a million dollars has been added to the savings account. ' Mrs. Jane Welch, wife of Patrick Welch of East Main street, died at her home Saturday morning, after a 2-years illness. Mrs. Welch has been a resident for 50 years. She is survived bl her husband and two daughters. Mrs. Wilfred Boliver of this town and Mrs. Clarence Mason of Farmlngton, and one son, Bernard of Chicago, and a sister, Mrs. Ellen Daley of New Britain. The local fire company was called out Friday night at 10 o'clock from a call from box three, and responded quickly to the Plainvllle Plating Company plant on Forestville avenue. The fireman at the local plant was firing the boiler and neighbors, seeing the reflection of the flames on the window panes, sent in the alarm. Patrolman E. W. Furrey Is minus his automatic which has been traveling with him since he has been appointed patrolman for the town. Thursday night at mldplght when the fire alarm sounded for the fire at the local plant of the Bristol Manufacturing Company, the patrolman hurried to the scene of the fire and while aiding-In this work, lost his gun near the fire hydrant on West Main i street near the Main street railroad crossing. Ruth E. Horton Llndsey has been granted a divorce on the charge of desertion against her husband, who left her May 15, 1916. to look for work, and has not been seen since. The custody of a child has also been granted to Mrs. Llndsey. I WINSTED NEWS 1 . 1 OF C M BIG HALL i WINSTED deep snow before the blaze was brought under control. The damage to the building and contents is estimated at $15,000. The large cupola on the top of the building acted as a vent for the flames which blazed fiercly once the attic started. The roof fell in about an hour after the first alarm and for a time it was thought that the sparks from the building would set the barns in the rear of the structure on Are. The extreme cold caused considerable disoonifort among the firemen, two being taken to their homes suffering from cold and exhaustion. Hot coKee was served by neighbors. The hydrant from which the water to fight tha, fire was secured is outside the limits of the Windsor Fire District and was about to be removed as the man who subscribed for it has moved away. This was the first opportunity the firemen have had in Palisade avenue to demonstrate their efficiency and it is believed that tha hydrant will be left there. , While the firemen were changing the hose in their truck after the fire at the Pierson property, a second alarm was sounded for a blaze at the home of Garry Merrill on the north side of the Pierson property and across - the avenue. Considerable difficulty was experienced in reaching this fire because of the necessity of passing other vehicles on the highway. In turning out, the apparatus was forced to plow through drifts. A chemical line wos sufficient to extinguish this blaze, caused by an overheated chimney. The damage was slight Isolated by Storms. Another snowstorm combined with high winds which drifted the snow which fell here during the past few days into huge piles wrouuht havoc ; with all modes of transportation. The railroads were seriously effected. Both the 6:50 and 9:43 morning trains for Hartford were forced to return to Winsted, being unable to penetrate the large snowdrifts just outside of the town which were from eight to 10 feet In height. Both trains were combined at 11:30 leaving Winsted preceded by a plow. For the first time since they started on a scheduled basis Winsted Hartford jitneys were unabie to get through this omrnlng but by noon were running on schedule. Surroundin gtowns ure practically isolated, the country roads being blocked by the huge drifts. R, F. D. men are carrying but a portion of their routes. Mrs. L. W. Tlffuny. The funeral of Mrs. L. w. Tiffanv 1 was held at 2 o'clock this afternoon rrom her late home. The bearers were Dwight Tiffany, E. B. Gaylord, W. D. Hood, John. Norton, Irving Valentine and H. M. Tanner. Mrs. Harvey. Christian Science reader of Hartford was In charge of the services Fined For Dancing. Arthur Johnson . of Norfolk who created a disturbance in Bovee's Music store was fined J5 and costs in town court yesterday on charges of breach of the peace and Intoxication. Jennings walked into the store while a dance tune was being played for the benefit of a customer and neglecting to get an introduction took hold of the customer and tried to force her to dance with him. He then attacked I. O. Bovee, the proprietor who Interfered and was later arrested by Officer J. L. . Sullivan who was summoned. Notes. " A. W. Pickett and Co. of Torring-ton and The Torrington Candy and Tobacco company are among the creditors of N. J. Marks of Winsted against whom an Involuntary petition in bankruptcy was filed. Miss Anna Sullivan is spending the week-end with friends in Hartford. .Field' Marshal Hugh McDonald and staff of New Haven will Install officers of the Winsted Chapter of the American Insurance union in Odd Fellows hall Monday evening. U P. Case and L. T. Stone attended the meeting and dinner of the ' Baldheaded Club of America in Hartford this afternoon. S. E. Granger underwent on operation at the hospital this morning. Mrs. Reid V. Pier Is ill. NORgOLK. Among the criminal cases to be tried in the January term of the superior court beginning Tuesday, January 16, by Judge Christopher Avery in Litchfield, is that of Frank Pestritto who appealed his case on liquor charges. Tho condition of Miss Mary O'Don-noil who has been seriously ill at the home of her uncle, John J. O'Brien for several weeks, shows gradual improvement. Norfolk is having an unusually hard time because of the severe snow storms of the past week. Tuesdnv nlffht tha xct hmm r v j E. R. R. train due here at 7:17 o'clock became wedged in the snow near the Colebrook station and was delayed over three hours. Rural Mail-carrier James H. Thompson has not entirely covered his route any day through the week and the school attendance has been small. The highways have been opened several times only to become filled and .blocked again by more storm and high winds. A miscellaneous shower was given for Miss. Martha . Van Vleck who is soon to be married, at the home of Mrs. Carrie Bryant in East Canaan last Wednesday evening. The Clover Club presented her with , several pieces of silver while each member gave her some useful article. COLEBROOK. John McClave and Mr. Ram&v ot Grantwood, N. J., spent the week-0 at "State Line Farm." The Ladies Aid Meeting was well attended last Wednesday afternoon. School closed Monday at noon on account of the severe snowstorm. Including friends from Winsted and Colebrook, about thirty attended the dance at Floyd Hart's last Saturday, evening. , Mrs. Walter Wills is 111 with the grippe. A. party frofn Winsted enjoyed a sleigh ride to Colebrook last Saturday, having lunch at the Colebrook Inn and dancing ste.r.

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