Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on December 27, 1949 · Page 6
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Tuesday, December 27, 1949
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PAGE 6— NATJGATCCK NEWS (CONN.), TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 1849 Alumni Edges Greyhound s, 52-49 Matos Twins, Bob White ExceD For High School Five Joe Tamsey Drops In Winning Points For Old Grads By KENNY CLYMER The Naugatuck High Scnool Alumni came from behind in the tinal 40 seconds to defeat the high school, 52-49, at the YMCA la?.t evening. The high school, even 'in defeat. locked much better then they have in any previous contests, and the Matos twins, Manny and F)My. were the most outstanding players on the floor. Manny scored 14 points and his' brother dumped in 11. The Alumni started out fast and with Charlie Aquavia leading' way, built up a 16-10 lead at rhe period. Trsey continued the rpree and midway through the second zanto had a 25-11 lead, when C'oach George Goodwin insevf-d Manny Mates into the ;ir>e'\p. Manny then threw in thrue straight one-fcanders from the bucket to cut the lead to 2"-17. The two teams played on e\en terms the rest of the half and tro Alumni left the floor at half time with a 30-22 lead. The two teams took the floor -.he second half, and with Billy Matos leading the way with six point.?, the high school cut the winners' margin to 37-35 at the close of the third period. Manny Matos dropped in a set shot to tie the score seconds after the final canto got underway, almost bringing the housfe down. Reclaimed Lake Bed Reverts To Nature New Holland N. C. (UP) — The roars of wings and of -hotguns are echoing across the waters of Lake Mattamuskeet, which covered the remains of a 23-room hotel, houses, bams, highways and bridges to become instead a home for wildfowl. Twenty years ago the "New Holland" in ti.e bed of the lake was a. rich man's dream. A total of $17.000,000 was sp«nt to reclaim 50,000 acres of rich farm land and establish the settlement below sea level. . But what was then the world's largest Dumping station succumbed to the relentless sea. Even a pumping capacity of 1.250,000 gallons oer minute could not keep up with the seepage. Water finally Covered crops and stood in the lobby of the hotel. The lake reclaimed its own and was made a. federal migratory wild fowl refuge, the home of thousands of ducks and wild geese, as well as bass and other fish. The fonner world's largest pumping station has become a hunting JodLg*. THE SCORE Alumni Atiuavla, If . . . . b f p 308 — Grabowski Moments later Manny stole the Roland ball and dribbled the length of Hie i^ abr j° la ' rf 4 court to sink a layup shot that save the locals a 39-37 lead. RoL, Stauffer then sank a set Bhot f: t Stauffer Klonoski, c oiuuner men sanK a set snot i: c-m ktinson .... half court to tic the game at 3~- Schuster, Ig all, just before Roger Currier j "hurston ... dropped in • a foul shot to the high school a 40-39 lead. Geo>-p:e Schuster then countered with a set shot to give the Alumni a -11-40 lead wit five minutes remaining. Bob "Red" White tied the score in the next few seconds wi'h a foul conversion, but G'Mi-g.; Schuster dropped in two foul shots to again'give the Alumni the lead, 43-41. Manny Matos again Cctnie through and counted with a set Tamsey, rg Carroll Spadola . . . Totals Whito, rg Lambert, 1 Crosswait Knapp, 0 0 19 14 52 Naugy shot from half court to tie the Mitchell sec-re, upon which Jerry Lao countered with a one-hander fru>.-i the corner to put the Alumni ahead, 15-43. Roger Currier tied it up in the next few seconds* with a layup, and Billy Matos follov.'r.d with a hook shot from the bucket to give the high school a 47-45 lea'.'. Jack Stinson ten sank a foil shot, and Joe Tamsey followed with two more to give the Alir/ini & 48-47 lead with -13 seconds remaining. With 40 'seconds Ic-ft White sank two foul shots to pgain put the high school in the leao. 19-18. Winning Points The Greyhounds then attempted to freeze the ball, but Jack Stinso.i stole it and passed off to, who was fouled as he went 'ip his shot. Joe Hank both frn«; throws, giving the winners a r )()-40 lead, whkh they never relinquished. Jerry Labrioia then topped off the scoring for the evenintr by drop- Ding in a layup shot with seconds remaining, to make the final ac-nre Alumni 52, High School 49. Aside from the Matcn twins, wi.o were just short of being spectacular. Bob White played a pood flo'>r same, and dropped in 10 points for the high scool quintet. For the Alumni, Chariio Aquavia and Joe Tamsey, who scored nine points each, and Jack Stinson who played a floor game, were outstanding. Jayvee Game In the preliminary game, the Alumni JV's, with Billy Lanjf, leading the wey, defeated the Naugatuck Greypups, 35-28. The -high school quintet got off to a 13-11 lead at the close of the first period, but could onlv manage to score two points in the stc- ond quarter, while the winr.e-s dumped is nine to leave the floor at intermission with a 20-15 lead. The older boys continued to lay it on and built up a 29-21 advantage as the third period came to a close, and held the lead throujp.nut the final canto to emerge victorious. Billy Lang with 15 points, n'id Bill Scranton with seven wei'3 high for the Alumni, while B. Matos rf Goggins Currier, If M. Matos Mariano Totals Score at half time: f P H 10 0 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 11 0 0 .215 .6 2 14 .000 18 13 49 Alumni 30, Naugy 22. Referees: Weaving and Butcher. J.V.'K Spadola, If Quint Leary, rf Scranton Dowlinff, c Avcollie 2 Lang, Ig Q Lynn Roland, rg Sullivan . .. Totals 13 Naug> J.V.'s Crosswait. rg Reynolds King 3 15 0 0 1 1 0 o 9 35 f P 1 !i 0 0 0 0 Mitchell, Ig 5 2 12 Schiethe 0 Brush 0 Goggins, c 0 Woods o Grieder o Mariano, rf . . 1 M. Matos 1 Torbert 0 Szczoczarz, If 1 Delaney Carey Savakie 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 1 3 000 000 0 0 Totals 10 8 28 Score at half time: Alumni 20, N'augy 15. Referees: Vin Healy, Joe Healy. COLLEGE BASKETBALL Santa Clara 73, Manhattan 64. LIU 56, San Francisco 48. West. Kentucky 74, Canisius 61. UCLA 62, LaSalle (Phila.) 57. Temple 66, Buffalo 48. St. Josephs (Phila.) 69, Utah 68. Idaho 63, Lawrence Tech 44. NATIONAL BASKETBALL Boston 82, Baltimore 57. Minneapolis 78, Tri-Cities 76. Mitchell with 12 led the loser£n.t- Anderson 83, Washington 73. tack. *i'flryj| Fort Wayne 76, Chicago 74. •" THE FATEFUL FIFTY YEARS ' ••• *** ..'. Noteworthy Events of Our Time, 1900-1949 Compiled By WILLIAM HIT!, Control Fr*»s Staff Writer President Benito '• Coolidg: Mussolini 1921 A SEVERE industrial slump plagued the nation, the number of unemployed increasing from 3.743,000 "in January to 9,735,000 In August. On Sept. 25 President Harding called an unemployment conference to make recommendation* for winter employment... The United State* Senate ratified a. treaty ending the war with Germany, Oct. 18 ... Explosion Of the ZR-t, a dirigible balloon ovi»r England, killed 62, including 17 U. S. Navy men, Aug. 24. . . . Benito Mussolini, Fascist leader, became dictator of Italy, Oct. 20 ... On Nov. 25, Prince Hirohito became regent of Japan. . . . An international conference •n limitations of armaments opened in Washington, Nov. 11. In the World Series, the New York Giants defeated the New York Yankees (first subway •erics), 5 games to 3. 1922 DISARMAMENT was the big news of the year. A Five-Power Naval Treaty limiting capital •hip tonnage was agreed upon, Feb. 1, by the United States. Great Britain, Japan, France ai.d Italy et a respective ratio of 5-5-3-1 ',-i-l H A Four-Power Pacific Pact was agreed upon by the same nations, except Italy, On Dec. 13 ... The roof of the Knickerbocker theater in Washington collapsed on Jan. 28, kill- Ing 86 ... Thirty-four lost their lives when the dirigible Roma, built in Italy for the U. S., exploded at Hampton, Va., Feb. 21. Twenty-six were killed in a battle at Herrin, 111., between strik- ws and strike-breakers. June 22- Ncllie Toylo* Miriam (Ma) Ross Ferguson 23. . . . Much more cheerful news was a great improvement in the use of insulin. The New York Giants again defeated the New York Yankee* in the ..World Series, 4 games to none! One game ended in a 3-3 tie. 1923 AN OMINOUS occurrence to which the world paid scant attention took place, Nov. 8, in -Bavaria, Germany, the "Beer Hall Putsch" of Adolf Hitler and Gen. Erich..Ludendorff, leaders of the National Socialists (Nazis). The revolt was quickly put down and Hitler was jailed Nov. 12 ... A revolt in Spain in September brought Gen. Primo Rivera to power as military dictator . . . Seventy-six, 41 of them children, died in grade school building fire in Camden, S. C., May 17 ... French and Belgian occupation of the Ruhr (Germany) began Jan. 11 ... The nation was shocked, Aug. 2, by the eudden death of President Warren G. Harding. Vice President Calvin Coolidge was immediately sworn in as President ... A great earthquake in Japan killed 200,000. Tokyo and Yokohama suffered severely. . . . The New York Yankees finally defeated the New York Giants in the World Series, 4 games to 2. 1924 THE TEAPOT DOME oil lease scandals shocked the nation and brought a wave of resignations from the Cabinet. The scandal broke in February . . . Murder of Bobby Franks, U, in Chicago, for which Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb were tried, con- Wm. Jennings Clorenc* Bryan Da r row vlcted and sentenced for life, occurred on May 22 ... Death came for Nikolai Lenin, Jan. 2X, and ex-President Wilson, Feb. 3. . . . Two women were elected governors of state* (first time in U. S. history) in November. They were Mrs. Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming and Mrs. Miriam (Ma) Ferguson of Texas . . . President Coolidge was elected to another term, Nov. 4 ... The World Series saw the Washington Senators triumphant over the New York Giants, 4 games to 3. 1925 THE "MONKEY TRIAL" in Dayton, Tenn., in July, of John T. Scopes, a high school instructor, accused of teaching the theory of evolution, caused a national furore. Defense counsel was headed by Clarence D a r r o w and the prosecution by William Jennings Bryan. Scope was found guilty, fined $100 and costs. Bryan, three times Democratic candidate for President, died two days later ... First electronically perfect transmission of a photograph via tele- phoae wires was achieved during the year ... A tornado swept Missouri, southern Illinois and southern Indiana, killing 830, doing $20 million damage, Jan. 20 ... The U. S. Navy dirigible Shenandoah crashed in Ohio, Sept. 2, killing 14 ... Lacarno Treaty (to outlaw war) was ratified by Germany, Nov. 27, and Great Britain, France, Belgium, Italy, Poland and Czechoslovakia, Dec. 1 ... The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Washington Senators, 4 games to 8, in the World Series. N*xt-1926 to 1930 Northern All-Stars Defeat Southern Stars, 20-14 Coach Hoi-man Hick/man's Northern All-Stars rallied in the neconcl hulf tu defeat the South, 20-14, in the annual, North-South same last nig'ht in Miami's roin-isoaked Orange Bowl. Tim YankecK liipottcd the Rebels a 7-0 lead at the- half and then camo .stoiTnintf back for a pair of TD's in the third period and another in the fourth to win. Tho South's touchdown ITI the .second period wlien Lei; Malley ')£ Vnndf.rbilt tuok ;i handoff from Whitey Ca.mpbell, of Miami and behind perfect •blocking', ran 80 yards for a touchdown. The North scored in the early minutes of the third period after a recovered fumble on the South's 2-i-yju-d line. The second on a recovered fumble on the 10, after the South had staged a •goal-line stand on the two. The Yankees tallied their llnal marked in the fourth period. The Yankees accounted for 22 first downs to seven for the Rebels, 14 by rushing and eight by passing. The South made only one It rat down on the ground. Hail May Be Named Successor To Kiphuth At Yale University New Haven, Dec. 27—(UP)-A Ro^emont, Penn.. man is bein# prominently mentioned as a likely successor- to Robert J. H. Kiphuth as Yale'.s athletic director. Some sources say that the position may go to Robert A. Hall, a lawyer who is a member of the Yule Football "Y" association. Hall quarterbacked the Eli gridsters in 1927, '28, and '29. In his sophomore year the team won seven out of eight games, Kiphuth, who is recuperating from a heart attack, resigned over the week-end, but will continue as swimming" coach. Rick Ferrell Signs With Del. Tigers Detroit, Dec. 27—(UP)—The Detroit Tigers have signed the veteran major league catcher Rick Ferrell to work with their disappointing bonus baby, Frank House. House, who signed for a $75,000 bonus, hit a meager .266 last season while catching for Flint in the Class A Central league. The young catcher also showed numerous fielding weaknesses that the Tigers hope Ferrell will be able to correct. Ferrell never ]was a powerful hitter, but always was a top flight receiver. Rick led the American League in catching in 1934 and again in '36. He was on the league All Slur (cum from 1D33 through '38. Bob Metcalf, Valparaiso U. Capt., AB-American Candidate Greyhounds Play Cross Tomorrow Naugatuck Hifrh school's •basket- hall team svill seek to rebound from its third stranght defeat Monday evening:, when it plays terbury Armory. The junior varsity quintets will host to Wilbur Crosi::, of N"ew Haven, tomorrow evening at the Warn cet in a preliminary game at 7:30 o'cloi-Jk, with the varsities colliding at 8:45. Gefs Soviet Visa Averaging 22.3 Points Per Game This Season Valparaiso, Ind., Dec. 27 — Followers of the basketball fortunes at Vaii.:.'araJso University are. already booming, the team captain, Bob Metcalf, for All-American honor-i come the end of the 134950 'hardwood season. Metea.lf, now in his final season of play as a collegian, was given honorable mention last in All- American selections of the United Press, The Sporting- News, and several metropolitan newspapers. Bob's cage showings in the past have justified the support given him by the followers of bn.-ikptball the nation over; last season he averaged 16 points per game in topflight competition p.monjf the nation's colleges and universities, and was selected on the all-opponent team,? of such basketball powers as Loyola of Chicago, Bowling Green (Ohio), University of Denver, Toledo, and Hamline. Metcalf's court wizardry in the six games played to date this season has definitely stamped him as one of the truly great basketball players of the nation. HP has paced the Crusaders to five victories in six ga.mes, scoring 134 points- for an averoigo- of 22.3 per contest. Typical of his ability to come through againrt top-flight competition was his 33 roints Against the University of Toledo, ti;i ho sparkod the Cru.-jadera In n 8r>-73 victory. By doing so Bob set -a Ticlmol all-time home floor single- game scoring record, and tied another • all-time school scorintr rac- ord set hy Ted Bean in 1942. It Metcalf continues at his present pace, and barring unforseen injuries, he is certain to break the Vp.lporalso University all-timn scoring: record of 1,080 points, at present held by Ted Bean who gi'-iduated last year. At present Bob has a. total of 983 'points, with 17 game,} remaining to be played on this season's schedule. In the a.bove picture on the left .Pn-b is petting set to cut loose with one of his .devastating rne- handed shota—he shoots equally . 'veil with either the left or right hand. The top center photo show? him at work in the Chemistry laboratory. B:ib is an "A" student majoring in Chemistry, with a minor in Physical Education. The lower center picture dejjicts Bob at work as an inspector in '.he Gary Steel Mills during the past summer. In addition to working in the mills during the summer, Metcalf found time to maintain his sharp eye for the basket by work- in? out under the critical 'eyes of ' wife Marge and daughter Cindy, ns shown in the upr,?r fight hand picture. In the lower picture, Bob is found at home bein;g entertained, while trying- to study, by hi,» daughter Cindy. He has a good collection of trophies which speak for his prowess on. the hardwood. Pond Hill Juniors Enter Waterbury Boys' Club Tourney The Pond Hill Juniors will play St. Margaret's grammar school in a Waterbury Boys' Club Basketball Tournament game, tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock on the Boys' Club court, it was announced today by John Hassenfeldt. The locals went to the finals of the tournament last year, before losing to Walsh school. Prank Montoni is the only holdover from last season, the rest having graduated to high school. The tournament Is open to boys of grammar school age only. Girls' Pin League Results Listed Tommy Dorsey Band Heads State Show What pn>?l)i.soH to be the grandest New Year's stage ultracviun in years, hai:, been booked for Saturday and Sunday at the State theater, Hartford. There will be three special New Year's Eve stage performances on Saturday nite 'Dec. 31st, at 6 p. m., 8:30 p. "m. and 10.:45 p. m. with continuous performances, and seatis unreserved. Headlining the giant stage bill will be "That Sentimental Gentleman." Tommy Dorsey, his mallow trombone, and his famous Orchestra. Acclaimed the nation's favorite '•Sweet and Swing" Band, Tommy brings a show that 115 jam-packed with top stars and solid entertainment. Featured are such talented artists as Jack Duffy, romantic baritone; Frances Irvin. lovely \-,ong stylist; Louis Bellson, ace drummer man; Boomie Richman, saxophonist, and the Vee- Tones, renowned vocal group. A great surrounding stage show will be featured along with Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra. Among the noted entertainers appear!")..: will be Guy Raymond, "The Thin Man of Mirth"; Rollo and Verna i Pickert in "Fun on High,' 'and t Ladd Lyon giving "A Lesson in Levity." Risdon Mfg Meets Rubber In Dusty Feature Tomorrow The Dusly Kask'-tbail Lfapuc clinch the first half r:h.-imj»ionH'-.t > tomorrow ni^rht by scoring n vin- tory <iV.T l"r,0 .sc<-n:u3 J,1:!C«' I' 5. Rubber Co. jive. Ri.v.on now h'jid.s n onr- ;„--:: me lead over Kubb<-r and <"h'.-n:ioai. The Toolmako: s have v.-on three without :i defeat, w':i!c Puibber nr.d Chemical r.:ivi> ; \vo wins and 'me loss each. A win f-ir the Rubber Co.. c.-urers .-in'J a win for Chemical w<iuld throw th<- h:»!f into a three-way tie tor thf t<»i> spot. The league loaders are favored to make it four victor!' , in .-. r- .w, however. Th'! riuint»'. which ha'! .a hard time <I«-f'-.v,in:r :.!••• ;<;.i<-e Mall< able I:-,,;, la.-: w«-.-k. will be at full strength and -h^uld relxjund from ity po-.r ix-i form- anoe. T,a:st w'rr-k, TIM f"',t-~:-'-rk w;u; m { .-.--.inK from ilv-;* ar.d hi^h- pcoring George Lilk" jilayed only the second iiaif. Hot)-, /hould be available for fulltimt dutv tomorrow. In the sr-f-ond ir.'.mr- ton*, "rrow. Chemical play.-; Xaujraiuck O°.a--s. The ClK-mist.s. d->f^r.<l:n:r champion*-:,, lost to Ris-jrn -wo wi-'-k.s i out Rubber. 37-35, in a thriller ;u--rt I week. ] The Risdon-Rubber jrame will j go on at 7:30 o'clock v.ith the Chemical-Clays tilt to follow at about S:45. The standings: \V. L. Pot. Risdon 30 1.000 Rubber 2 1 .007 Chemical 2 1 fffT Class 1 2 fiOO E. M. T. . . i. .-, or*. ! SCHOLASTIC BASKKTBA!,!. ; Alumni .'32. f'rt,<},-.- .ji. j Sacred Heart 58. Alumni 44. I Alumni 52, Xaugatuck 49. j Bristol OS. Plainville 32. Results in the U. S. Rubber Co. Girls' Interdepartment Bowling n^ue foi M 'the past week are as follows: Monday Dlvlsio n Cagers 2, Streamers 1. Gems 3, Keds 0. Bluchers 3, Tigers 0. Cutups 2. Hopefuls 1. Stylo Gainers 3, Wildcats 0. Individual high single, Helen Pious. 160. Individual high three, Rose Brc- nia, 388. Team high single, Style Gaiter, 547. Team high three, Style Gaiter, 1563. Tuesday Division Boot Toppers 2, Smoothies 1. Chargers 2, Cubs 1. Charmers 3,, High Steppers 0. Hinh Spots ?,, Racers 0. Invaders 2, Fireflies 1, Individual high single, Mary Law- IPV, 131. Individual high thvce, Nora Delage, 322. Team high single, Boot Toppers, 028. Team high three, Boot Toppers, 1457. AMERICAN HOCKEY LOOP Hershey 6, Ne\v Haven 5. Indianapolis 8. Pittsburgh 4. AMERICAN BASKETBALL Bridgeport 79, Harlford 72. WHkes-Barre 85, Paterson 70. ALCAZAR NOW PLAYING John Payn« — Gail Russell "EL PASO" arid William Gargran — Mary Beth Hughr.s in "Waterfront At Midnight" .. ....:i J»CJ NIFTY . IMS KUK* • tOOUE '','.' /Oia /? &fc./CUY B.TIWWI.UUO IKON-TIB HCttrrs POLI Gala MIDNITE SHOW NEW YEAR'S NITE-SUN. JAN.hi fruatn SbMMfrl Mtrmmx MI \ t M-O-M PTM.OU Barton STANWYCK • JMHS MSON Van HEFUN • Ava GARDNER _ EASTS!DE,WESTSIDE -a«i «a- Rov. DISPLAYING a vis?., granted him in Washington by ths Russian embassy, the >Rev. John O. A. Brassard (above), of Worcester, Mass., prepares for a jouney to Moscow. A member of the Order of Assumption, the Roman Catholic clergyman has been given permission to hold services in the Soviet Union for members of the American colony. A long State Department fight preceded the £rant, (International) BAD FALL Hartford, Dec. 27—(UP)—A 45- year-old Hartford man is hospitalized in "fair" condition after falling down a flight of stairs. Frank Kryasky suffered a broken pelvis and a possible fractured skull. "Washington — After John Quincy Adams retired from the Presidency, he served in the U. S. House of Representatives for 17 years. Peter Paul Inc. NAUGATUCK, CONN. »^«^*^^^^^» .Manufacturers of Nation's Largest Selling COCONUT CANDY BARS 3HEYSLEE and PLYMOUTH 0. M. 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