The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 14, 1918 · Page 6
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, March 14, 1918
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SIX. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNBLLSVILLE, PA. THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1918. ANOTHER BALL PLAYER DOING HIS i - v BIT BY WIGWAGGING FOR UNGLE SAM OARSMEN ARE BEST | ICE BOAT IS THE FASTEST NATURE- TYPE OF ATHLETES! PROPELLED VEHICLE UNDER THE SUN Records Show Men . of Water Sport Retain Natural Vigor '. · Hmrrtd Jmrvrin, star second .baseman champion Boston 9cd Sox. has deserted the national pastime to slam 'em out for Uncle Sam. Be is at Camp Derosa, Ayres, Mass., where, with other bpya of the New ijJand states, he Is In training for the big Job "over there." ', IH0 new signals ·wit) foe of. vastly more Importance than any which he -Jf**f gcre on American league fields. ; Note the new urtnter hat adopted by onr soldiers which the baseball star to ··caring. . - OUTLOOK IS "BRIGHT "'"· FOR BASEBALL GAME Stars to Ray Under ~ : Uncle Sam's War Colors* - M«vy 'Yard Seema Well Qualified to Take Championship of Entire Armed Forcea--Take · ; ·· Sport to Eiurope. · ~~ It seems to be an indisputable fact that the greatest baseball league ever ·een win be In operation next summer 111 flie TJrdted States. | -Professional acid- amateur' baseball I probably will be rolled together in j one big mass In Nadonat army and i . National Guard camps, naval training j ..stations and naval reserve stations, j ,. Ooe naval reserve station seems well | ' qualified without further comment to talfe" the championship of · the entire armed forces. At the Charlestown navy yards, Boston. Jack Barry, Chick Shorten. .Ernie Shore, Duffy . Lewis, j .Harold Jonvrin, 'WaJte^r Maranvllle and - other big league luminaries are spending their time. Boston's first snct- ef has given notice that lie intends going to the same place. These Are In Army. Hank Gowdy is 'amonj; the soldiers Jn the Ohio 'National Guard and the chances are he win be In Europe be. fore time comes' to play baseball. Jim ' Scott also is in the army. · ". But the big leaguers probably will "find their "accustomed jila'ces in the ,'limelight usurped to a .certain extent in the army, for tile amnteurs are go~ Ing to carry more weight with the people. Lads who never played baseball Jo any great extent are going to try "their hands at blossoming into stars. ' The Cfark Griffith bat and boll fund and efforts of the" two big leagues are going to .make the camp and naval baseball possible. Thousands of dollars have been spent for equipment to be placed in the camps, nnd already much of it has been put to a good use, '" In the' Southern camps baseball has been possible through most of the chilly months. The Northern camps will ftt into action later. Tafca Game to Europe. " The National league has equipped ·cmtal warships at its own expense ·with baseball paraphernalia, and the men aboard these defenders of the^na- tton are not only enjoying the game themselves, bat are taking it into Europe. - Amatenr organtalon 5 all over tnef coontrj- have taken up the wort of ·· ptttftBg baseball on a rial footing In UK, tamps, nnd the probability Is teams In · these organizations will play a · «**lulo with, camp teams. ATHLETICS FOR ALL JACKIES Great~Lake» Station Plans to Give Ev. cry Sailor. Chance to Demonstrate :. : -.-_ ·:.'· nit swit. Dr.:J. B. Kanffrnan, athletic officer at the Great Lakes naval station, believes in giving-erery sailor a chance to get in sports. " He doesn't believe in confining athletics to the.' few who naturally were skilled enough to-make the representative teams. .That's why Great Lakes will house an Inter-regiment basketball league this season. ..According to tho plans, there will be 12 qolntes playing that represent various branches and regiments of the station. ".The drill.halls, one on the main station, one. in Camp Perry, and one in Camp Dewey, have been divided Into j basket courts. so there will .be 'plenty \ of room for all. In Camp Perry, which ; has a hall 200 yards long, six courts j have been constructed. Dewey has I four, and the main camp two. j STENGEL WILL BE BIG | HELP TO PIRATE TEAM I Profeaaor Voting of .Cornell Btamea Spontaneous Exertion for Bad Re- ·tilts-^-Lenflth of Race Given u Objectionable. The records In. the department of physical culture at Cornell university do not show that any of the oarsmen ; who have rowed In Courtney's crews have ever suffered from heart trouble brought on by rowing. In fact. Prof. Charles V.jP. Young,.head of the physical department, asserts that the Cor- i .nelT oarsmen, physically, are the best j 'type of men developed; Be says that ; ^enlargement of the heart cnused by. athletics Is not Itself a danger cad 'does not think 1 that the contention that rowing injures the heart Is sound. Danger From Rowing.' . , In refutation Mr. Young presents the -following argument: "The danger from rowing, as .from most other strenuous forms o( activity, comes from the improper preparation and "too sudden discontinuance of active exercise, .From my observation of its eltects upon Cornell oarsmen I should suy that physically'they ore the best type of Men turned out and the statistics which are available, if they be desired, corroborate this statement. These statistics will also prove in a great measure that the -oarsman p has the-promise of longer life than the average student ' / M In this connection it might be mentioned that at the fortieth anniversary of the founding of Cornell university j every member of her first victorious j crew of T5 was present and'looked fit · to take his place in the boat and com- j pete .with any crew of similar age ' which might be gathered together. Length- of Rice Objectionable. "To my mind the objection to intor- collegiate rowing, as at present conducted. Is the'length of the race. While ' the same danger arises from a two or ! three-mile race. If not properly pre-! pared for, the period of training need j not be so extended, and I think all the ; coaches connected with rowing, Mr.' Courtney among the number, are as | one in saying that the present distance of four miles requires too (6ng and arduous a period of training for those who are supposed to be attending the institution .primarily for study. "That is where the commercial element enters into rowing, as in other collegiate sports, for the only reason I have heard for the continuing of the four-mile race at Poughkeepste Is that more people will go. to sec a race of that distance than a three-mile race." The cold weather lias popularized ice yachting RS never before. Ice boating Is DOW the king ot winter sports, the Jast drop in the way, of tbrJils, An ice boat is the fastest nature-propelled vehicle under the sun. They actually go faster than the wind. Flights of 30'an.d SO miles an hour are not uncommon, nnd some have attained a speed of 100 miles an honr. It speeds along as easily and lightly as a bird, sometimes rearing at an le of 45 degrees until but one runner remains on the Ice. The sensation is angle of Indescribable. scribable. . . The photograph shows a thrilling moment during a race on the Shrews- y river course. One boat is driving head into the wind while about to bury make e turn* J. W1LLARD WILL DO HIS OWN PROMOTING HARRY MORRISSEY TO TRAIN i WOULD LIKE TO BE SHERIFF. I Orvl« Overall, Former Cub Pitcher, Aspires to Office In Califor- 1 nia County. Orvie Overall, former Cub pitcher In the halcyon days of Frank Chance and at varying times a rice planter, soldier of fortune, oil magnate, instructor In baseball at his own school, a football coach and football itiot of the University of California, has thought up a new wrinkle to add to his exploits. Orvie wants to blossom forth as a sheriff in VJsalla. That piece of plate with the sun reflecting brightly from its glistening surface belongs on Orvie's chest. In the opinion of one Orvie Overall. In short, the Cub pitcher wanb) to hove It Overall the natives of Visalla.* SUG8EST10N MAY SAVE ALEX Secretary Baker Favorr. Discharging All Men Who Hcva Attained Ag« of Thirty-One. of Secretary Baker goeo thraagh, Grover Cleveland 'Alex- ·· ncdw, star pitcher recently purchased by the CMcago Cob* troia the Phillies, -will 'not be -drafted- Secretary Baker ' adrlevd tha military committee that the war department favors the discharging from serrice all men who have attained the age of thirty-one since tta registration. June 5, 1017, . -wltrtt oaring '.been cal'ed Jo the col- "-6rfll""Alaaiider" was' tMrty-one. on February 2 The; acquisition of Casey Stengel oy the Pirates has bolstered up Hugo Bezdek's outfield to soch an eitent that it makes ft one' of the best in the league. With Stengel, Max Carey and Lee King guarding the outer defenses, the Pittsburgh club will be more formidable In this respect than it has been for several years. Carey, of course. Is one o( the greatest' outfielders In the game, and King, though a youngster, gives promise of'developing into a pretty good player. --^ Bill Hlnchman, 'who -sustained .a 'broken leg last'season, and who w«s. bii the shelf most of the time, has recovered from the Injury and may give King a flght for a'reEniar'berth in. the outfield. He will also be valuable as a pinch hitter. PLAY AT ARMY CANTONMENTS Washington American League Team Arranges for Exhibition Game* at Training. Camp*. . '' Manajcr dark Griffith plans to hoye his Washington team, play .exhibition games at a number of army cantonments in the Sonth next spring.. Games with the soldier teams at Angnsta and Chattanooga' practically have been arranged already ana .others -will b* booked. . : . TO REPLACE BROOKLYN DERBY in Iti Place Will Be the Dwyer, Named in Memory of Late President of the Club. The Brooklyn derby, which has been one of the flitnres at the spring meeting of the Queens County Jockey club of New York,. meeting at Aqueduct track, -haa been abandoned.. In its place there will be the Dwyer, named in memory of the late president of the club. The Dwyer -will be for three- year-olds at one mile and a lurlong, as was the derby. FOOTBALL PROFITS ARE BIG Money Received for Gridiron Game* Cleared Indebtedness en Other Sports at Michigan. · More than $70,000 was received by the athletic department ot the University of Michigan in football receipts during; the fiscal year Just ended, ac- cordiag to a report filed with the board nf regents. Expenditures for the grid- Iron -sport amounted to $53,664. Tb* profit from football cleared the indebtedness Incmred by baseball and, other sport*, nnd left a balance of about f20 r 000 to be applied toward paying for Perry field. Starter on Kentucky Tracks for Many Years to Take Charge of ! String of Horses, Harry Morrisscy, for many years · starter oa Kentucky race tracks, has resigned to train the horses of H. A. Porter of Tulsa, Okia., oil operator. The Porter stable consists of the ranres and yearlings bought from the Elkhara stud la England nnd the thoroughbreds Porter acquired at- the WlckllfCe dispersal sale. Morrisaey, moreover, will have a hnlf interest In the establishment. A, B. Dnde, who has acted ns r.tnrter on ihfi Canadian trackH for many years, and who is now, at New Orleans, will succeed Morrlssey. OWEN MORAN IS A SERGEANT Jess Wlllard is going to promote his next championship match, all by him- j self, "I'm not going to let any of the for- i tj thieves' get anything out of iny next; fight," 'declared the champion. "I'll! Stage It myself and the public will g e t j better ran for its money than It would it a professional promoter him- died It ' . . " "I have two or, three propositions nu der consideration and expect to decision within a few days. TRIAL FOR WILLIAM JOHNSON Kansas City Youngster Has Been Signed by Chicago Cubs--Is Tall 1 Southpaw- Pitcher. Frank Houseman, one of Chicago's ardent baseball fans, has recommended his nephew, William Johnson of Kansas City, to the Cubs for a trial this spring in Pasadena. The youngster has been signed nnd will go West. He Is a southpaw pitcher and 0 feet 1 Inch tall. Houseman thinks he can be developed into a good pitcher. TENNIS FOR EBBETTS FIELD Entire Outfield to Be Converted Into Courts During Time Brooklyn Team ia Away. The Brooklyn Baseball club an-' Dounces that Ebbetts field will voted to tennis 'daring the time the Brooklyn baseball team Is not using the field. The pnrt of the grounds to be used Is the entire outfield, which has a heavy turt. The space will accommodate 24 courts. GOLF GAME RRAISED BY TAFT Former President Says Man Who Enjoys Sport Must Have Spirit' of independence. Former President Tuft has paid the following tribute to golf: "A mrm who plays golf and enjoys it must have a love for freedom and u spirit of independence. Such personal traits prompt one to play the game to the end. That is what we must and will do in this war.'* Clever Little Boxer Has Joined British Army--Considerable Sport Despite War. Owen Morsn, the fast little English boxer, says that lie hns joined the British army and has been appointed n sergeant. He further stated that there is considerable boxing going on over there, despite the war, and that by the time the conflict is finished EnglanO will have many good boxers. NTGRAW LOSES VALUABLE PLAYER IN YOUNG BAIRD RKPORT OF CONDITION OF TRW Citizens National Bank a.t Connellsv.lle, in the state of PenneyIvn-nla, at the close ot buBlncBH nn March 1th, 1918. RESOURCES. Loans and rtls- countd (except thufie shown In b and c) 5C18.796.17 J 518.736.1T Overdraft, unsecured ... 1,000.01 1,060.01 U. S. bonds deposited to HC- curo circulation (par val- uo 100,000.00 100,000.00 Liberty . Loan Bon-d-s, . 3i£ per cent and 4 per cent, un- pledged . . . . 25,000.00 Liberty Loan Bonds. 3'4 per cent and 4 per cent, pledged to secure pont- al savings deposits 50,000.00 75,000.CO Bo-hdi-') other than U. ' S. · ' bonds pledeod" to secure postal aavin'STB deposits · 91,445.Ci; Securities other than U; S. b o n d K (not i n cluding: stocks) owned un- p l e d g e d 208.67!).94 Collateral trust and other notes of cor- porationcs issuer! for not lesH t h a n one , . year nor more · than 3 , years' . t i m e 34.310.25. S34.4SS.70 Stocks, other t h a n Federal Reserve Bank stock : 250.00 Stock of Federal Hc- sorve" Bank (50 per cent of subscription.. 6,750.00 Value of h a n k - ing h o u s e .. 55.000.00 55.000.00 F u r n i t u r e and fixture* . . 5,00(100 Real estate owned other t h a n banking 1 house .. 31,055.73 L a w f u l reserve with Federal Heserve Bank . . . . 59,138.95 Cash in v a u l t and net a m o u n t s due from national banks 2 4 1 , 8 4 6 . 4 2 Checks on other h a n k s in i h e same city or t o w n as reporting: h a n k (other t h a n Item 17) 2.403.77 Tntal of Items 34. 15. 16. -17, and 18 ... 1244,250.19 Checks on banks located o u t s i d e of. city or town of reporting ' a n d other cash i t e m s 505.41) Redemption fun-d w i t h . U . K. Treasurer and due from U. S. Treasurer 5.000.00 "War Savings Certificates and T h r i f t Stamps actually o w n e d 200.00 RI5PORT O FCOKDITION OF THB First National Bank at Bawson. In the elate of Pennsylvania., at thij clore of buiTlnesa on March 4, 1918* RESOURCES. Loans and d t p count* (excflpt · thoeo FhwWn Bhown in b n.nd c) JU5.031.C7 * 413.Oil.S7 Overdraffta, u n - Bocurcd . . . " . . . 1B.06 1H.Q6 U. S. bondG do- ponlted to «e- curo circulation (par VB.1 uo) 50.000.00 U. 9- bonds and certificates of Indebtedness owned and un- pledged ¥600,000.00 6B 0.0 00.00 Liberty Loan Bonds. 8% per cent and 4 per ctfht, un- pledged 103,350.00 103,S5«.OQ Securities o t h e r than U. S. bonds (not including stocks owned un- pledged Stock, other than Federal- Reserve Bn.nk stock .. 1,900.00 Stock of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per cent of subscription .'.. 6.000.00" Value of banking house . 23.376.93 23,576.93 PurnUcre and fixtures .- 1*900.00 Lawful reserve with Fedi eral Reserve Bank . . 138,402.70 Cash In vault and net. ' amounts due from national banks S49.175.-15 Toral of Ite-ms 14, 15. 16. 17, ' and 18 849,175.45 Checks on banks and other cash items ...... tl.00 R e d e m p t i o n f u n d with U. S. Treasurer and due from U. S. Treasurer 2,598.00 Total $2,235,262.92 Total 51,415,458.27 300,000.00 i 125,000.00 ! 47.453.45 3,200.00 OS.700-00 573.142.70 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid i n . . Surplus f u n d U n d i v i d e d Proflits 53,535.10 Leas current expenses. I n t e r est, and taxes paid 6.101.65 A m o u n t reserved for all interest accrued Circulating notes outstanding- I n d i v i d u a l deposits subject to check .. ^ . ... Certificates o£ deposit d u e in less than 30 days f o t h e r than for rnaney b o r r o w e d ) . . . . C e r t i f i e d checks Cashier's checks o u t standing Pividends u n p a i d Total of demand deposits (other than bank deposits) subject to Reserve, Items 34, 35. 36. 37. 38. 35. 40, and 41 581.556.46 Certificates of deposit (other than for money borrowed) · Postal savings deposits.. O t h e r time deposits Total o f - time deposits rrub- jeot to Reserve Hems 42. 43. -J4, and 45 .. 459,155.38 Total 51.415.45S.23 · LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid i n . . : Surplus f u n d Undivided profits 72.9S7.33 Less current expenses, i n t e r est, and taxes paid 2,546.31 C i r c u l a t i n g notes o u t s t a n d i n g Net amounts due to National banks Totau of items 32 and 33 .. 2,566.17 I n d i v i d u a l deposits subject lo check ........ Certified checks Cashier's checks " outstanding Total of demand deposits (other than bank deposits) subject to Reserve, Items' 34, 35. 3C, 37, 38, 30. 40 1 . and 41 1,913.375.67 50,000.00 150,000.00 70.021.OS 49,400.00 20.SO- 1,896,219.27 15.576.24 Total $2.235. 362.92 j State of Pennsylvania, County of Fay- · ette. BS; i T, U. D. HENRY, Cashier of the I above named b a n k , do solemnly j swear t h a t the above statement Is t r u e to the best of my knowledge and belief. R. D. HE.VRY, Cashier. Subpc-ihed and sworn to before me this 12th day of March. 191S. A. VAN HORN. Notary Public. . M. M. COCHRAN, J. H. PRICE, M. E. STRAWN. Directors. - ' *?atronize Those != Who Advertise.? 17.62S.SS 1J0.7SR.78 330,732.73 State of Pennsylvania, County of Fayette. ss: I, JAMES L. KURTZ, Cashier of the above named bank, do s c l c m n j y swear that the above statement if? t r u e to the best of my knowledge and belief. JAMES U KURTZ, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before mo this 13th dav of March. 3918. J. B. KURTZ, N o t a r y Public. F. A. KAIL,, GEO. TV. CAMPBELL. R. S. MATTHEWS. Directors. Classified Ads. One Cent a Word. I'oung . Al Balrd, .the Giants' very promising fnfleider, who hns just enlisted in the United States nnval reserve service in Shreveport, Liu, was the player whom Manager JVIcGraw had in view to develop into a regular member of his tenm during the coming season. ;He considered the youth- Cnl. Southerner one o£ the most promising rookies he ever had under his management. Title and Trust Cotnpan t -of ·· ViesiernPennstluania JJXLIST YOUB DOLLARS in a good cause--one that will help you and your country. Decide to save all the money you can can now and deposit it regularly to your credit with .the Title Trust Company of Western Pennsylvania. Your account is invited. The only Bank in this community paying 4% on Savings Accounts. MOW A LITTLE BOY SAA r ED HIS F1HST $100. A prudent father gave his little son a practical lesson in saving by opening an account for him witli.iis for $5.00 and ad- · vised him to save every spare nickel and dime. The little boy did this and made regular deposits. It was not long before CpNNEUSVlLLE,nWhe had 5100 to his credit. (HTESTSIDE) what this boy did, other boys can do. UNION NATIONAL BANK DDflK--Looks Ltte They Ate a Bit Out of Peter's Hand B.T C. A. VOIGHT

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