NORWICH BULLETIN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1921
Midget Smith Gets Decision Over Herman
Xew Torlc Dec. St. Midgut Smith i
f New York was siven the judges' de
cision over Pete Herman, former ban
tamweight champion at the end of their
Li-round bout in Madison Square Gar-tjc-n
Herman, who apparently was not at
hH Vesl, employed wide open tactics
ncainsc Smith. He fared well in. the
earlier rounde but .his carelessness led
Mm into mui- tight places, and he
worsted in the hard exchanges.
In the third round Smith cut Her
man's I;n and eye -with hard Hunts. The
Xcvr Orleans boy rallied in t.'ie tenth,
b'it re had tired and his blows had lit
tle effect on his opponent.
Herman weighed US-, pounds and
Gn Ttmney, 1! 'it heavyweight
champion of the A. K. F-, knooked out
'IMriis O'Hare. a former snarrlncr part
n'r of Pempsey. In the sixth round of
their preliminary bout. Tur.ney weighed
ITS1;, pounds, O'Hare 167 't.
Jack' Renault, claimant of the Cana
dian heavyweight title, received the
.hiriea' decision over A. Tlelch in eight
rounds. Dave Tlosenbnrjr. New York
middleweight, received the judges' de
cision over .T'.mmv TaV. Tortland, Ore
fon, in eljht rounds.
DONOVAN" CHOSEN MANAGER
OF NEW HAYEX fUB
New TIaven. T)ec. 22. William (Wild
T:,ll Ponovan was ehosen to manage
the New Haven team of the Kajstern
League the coming ne.tson, by Pre?ident
Weia of the club today. Ponovan has
been a li'iajor league manager and a
raok pitcher for the Petroit Americans.
Ilin manarerial connections were with
the New Tork Tankees for four years
" the Philadelphia- Nationals. I lis ae
n'laintance In major league baseball is
wide and lis experience extensive.
Ii. is undtrftcoil that in coining to
N-w Haven I'onovan de.-iftied other o
fers to ma:ia:jo tean.s. and that he was
Ii n.ienced to a considerate extent by
k friendship for Ty Cobb who is a
tix-khoicler of the f:-w Haven club.
I fTF:EF,R l.HHISC f ONTI
IN BRILLIANT EXHIBITION
Philadelphi.-i. Paj. -- Taking the
fl-.ni li'oc.': of hi.H 3. "00 point match
RoRr Conti. Frencli biliiardist,
JiC-e Schaefer, world's IS. 'J balk line
champion, easily won the. match tonight,
with a total of 2,988 points to 2,120 for
Conti. The Frenchman took the after
noon block TuTT to 281 but dropped the
final block 1S3 to 400. Conti's high run
for the day was 110 while the best that
Schaefer could do was 10S.
Schaefer won nix of the eight blocks
BAN" PCX ON PRIZES
OUTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Boston. Dec. 22. Athletes of Eos-
ton high schools will be prohibited from
accepting prizes m future athletic-com
petitions. Director of . Physical JMluca-
tion Nathaniel Young announced today,
that the schoolboys may accept only a
certificate of victory, holding that ac
ceptance of prizes is in violation of a
school comrnKtee rule. The prize aware
offered at the annual intercollegiate
games of Harvard, Dartmouth, Bowdoin,
Amherst and Boston College will Have
to be changed to conform to the rul
ing, in the case of Boston schoolboys,
game by 43 to 2-6.
of the school, the former winning
The summary: The School-Oberness-
er, it. Sullivan, R.U.; Heller, c;
Gates, L. G.; Ellison R. F.; The Alum-ni-Kidway,
R. F.; Summer R. G. Conn-ell,
C; Radinow, J G.; Lathrop, I
Boston, Dec. 22. The state boxing
commission today removed the ban on
Nate Siegel of Revere, suspended re
cently for improper acts and words in
connection with a boxing bout in which
he was not a participant. The order
will be effective Christmas day.
I Auto "Y" League Ctosed
The "Auto" athletic league, which
has been running in the "Y" gym for
the past month came to a close yes
terday -with the teams standing 'as
The Lizzies 963 Pts
The Autocrats 954 Pts.
The Jack Rabbits 842 Pts.
The Supers' 589 Pts.
Buel Charter and Abraham Tyatt were
awarded medals for making1 the high
est individual scores in the contest,
which consisted of 16 athletic events.
Those on the winning team were Buell
Charter, Captain; Albert Hillebranl,
Dan Madio. Mario Pascouchi. Louis
Mandell, Morris Cohen, George Had
dad, T. Longo.
Gilbert to Manage Waterbury Clnb.
Wiaterbury, Dec 22. Billy Gilbert of
New York signed a contract tonight to
manage the Waterbury astern League
club for the 1922 season.
"Timor, which is the only territory
of a considerable area which Portugal
owns east of India, and which with
the four-square-mile port of Macao,
constitutes Portugal s possessions
ported to still engage in head-hunting, i discharge upon the latter 'be bos and
In the highlands near the coast a crude
sort of agriculture is practiced. The
country is capable of producing a su
perior grade of coffee but only a smal
quantity is now raised.
"Wild bees are numerous, and in the
mild climate of Timor, build their-xomb
in the open on the under side of the
limbs of tall trees. One of the pictu
resque though perliaps panful indus
tries is the collection of the nests by
nearly naked natives tree-climbers.
The people feast on the honey and sell
the wax which forms one of the chief
exports of the islands.
"Only 300 miles off the north coast
of Australia, Timor is the last link in
an island chain sweeping from Singa
pore, the southeast corner of Asia, to
the big south continent, and by vir-
1 1 tue of this location it may become an
the barrel. The barrel and the box
thereupon roll down to the bottom of
the inclined grating, which serves the
purpose of a chute, and arc ready to he
loaded upon hand trucks or otherwise
There are enough platforms strung
along the endless chain to allow two
or more for each story, so that thoy
are at all times available on every
noor ot the building Exchange.
what is generally known as the Far j important way station for aeriel traf
JOHNSON CHARACTERIZES FKAZEE
AS A WRECKER IN BASEBALL
Boston, Dec. 22. "The champion
wrecker of the baseball age," Is the
characterization of Harry H. Frazee,
president of tl'e Boston Americans, at
tributed to Ban Johnson, president of
the American League, by a local news
paper. The quotation was printed to1
day in connection ' with a story on the
recent- transfers of Red Sox players to
New York and Cleveland clubs. With the
statement that i-t was President John
son's answer to a te!egam asking him
for his opinion of the deals.
TAFTVIIXE BOWLING LEAGITE.
The results of the games of the Bowl
ing League at the Taftvllle alleys which
were rolled Thursday evening are as
J. B. Martin.'
Paoker ..100 117 105 322
I Shaw 97 109 100 306
, Seidel 107 106 316 323
PilUng' lis 93 96 304
Armitage 105 111 85 301
"Y" Bosket Bailers Want Games
The Norwich "'" basketball teams
representing the various gymnasium
groups of the association are desirous
of making up a schedule of dates for
the next few weeks. Teams in this
vicinity are invited to communicate
with the "Y" physical director for
Windham High Defeats Alumni
Thursday evening at the Windham
high gym the Windham liigh school
basketball team played the Alumni
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL
Mills . . .
Landry . .
k. or c.
47S 446 1451
MARKET WAS IRREGULAR
New York, Dec. 22. Tendencies in
t'n? financial market today wer irreguliu
tr ril'.loiwiry from 'the 'itt.'lj t)
oniy a f tw vt the standard or represent-a-e
ipsus showed more than casual
Trading in mn.n other respects was
characteristic of the 'holiday season. Fur
ther heavy frbilin was noted in certain
peculatlve irsurfs, presumably to adjust
income tax ios.ses. The irJ.esWnent In
quiry was keen, however, as evidenced by
'Vrt" steady sale of new offer.ngs, in
eiuoii.g Loijisvillp and NashvMe bonds.
Industrials continued to be depress. d
fr".- adverse trade conditions, more cut
ting of prices briivj reported in steel and
Iron products. Oils were under constant,
presure ar.d with motors, junior steels,
uppers, chemicals, textiles and tobac
cos reiripterd extreme re-actions of one
to four points. .
liquipnientf. especlaiiy American Loco-ir.o:i,.-e
and fienera Electric, were about
the or-'y stocks in which the short inte
rest deemed it advisaiM-i to cover con
tracts. The sluggish course of rails other
than coalers refllectert further neglect
of roe ipue.s. Kales amounted to 700,
The money market was inelned to re
lax, although Interior bar.ks drew upon
tieir loeal resrvts for home reou'ire-ti.-r.ts.
Oil loans opened at 6 per cert but
vised to five In the afternoon, with pri
vb'i offerings on good coliater-ial at 1 1-5
In the bond market tha striking fea
ture was the heavim-ss of fore:n issues,
nota-'r-iy French municipal, which broke
ilar-lj- upon relatively small sales. The
iHixe:!e bond list, inc'.U'Jin-g Liberty is
nej a:d rails, was irregularly lower.
T -tai Fa'es, (par value) amounted to
it-.iout exception, foreign exchanges
w ;-" !we- d -spite catbls in'Mcating an
rni'-able rneetuv herwen the British anl
Fr'r.vh pi n1er Sterling reacted 1 1-2
e::-. othef '!ttd ratas eas-'ng 7 to 10
iii:,t The flerman mark also fell back
.:h Scandinavian quotations, but Kast
rn lijrorean rates were firm.
Mo K & T w i .
Mo K & T pr w I
Missouri Pac pr
Nat Enam & St .
N Y Central
N Y N H & II
Norfolk & West
Pnn R R
Pierce Oil pr 69
Ray Con 14 "4
Reading 1 pr 43
Reading 2 pr 453i
Rep I & Steel .... 52
Rep I Stel pr ... 83 Vi
South Pacific 79 Vi
South Railway ... 1 8
South Ry pr 45 Vi
Tenn Copper ' 10
Tobacco Prod 66
t'nion Pacific S...125Vi
Union Pac pr .... 70
U S Rubber 54
IT S Rubber pr ...lOOVj
IT S Steel S3 5i
V S Stel pr 113
West El & Mfg .... 49 54
WHIyg O'land fl
Willy O'land pr ... 28
Worth Pump 44Va
Worth Pump A.... Sf'.i
The results of the games of the Trolley
Howling League which was held Thurs
day evening in Wilimantic were as fol
C. Fancher 132 S8 117 337
Jacobs 118 106 111 335
Bishop 109 107 144 320
Chabot 106 103 12S 337
Noel 117, 113 112 344
5S2 519 572 1673
Pipin -....102 118 125 343
Edwards ... ...110 97 190 307
Landry 100 110 3 06 316
White 93 101 115 309
Dugas 119 115 119 333
524 541 565 1630
New York, Dec. 22. Call -money easi;
er; high 6; low 5; ruling rae 6; clos
ing bid 5 ; offerd at 5 1-2 ; last loan 5 ;
cal loans against acceptances 4 1- 2 a 5
New Tort. Dec. 2. Spot cotton quiet
midling IS. 40.
Tie f!!owln 1 a summary of the
transaction.! on the New York Stock Ex
change to 3 P. SJ. :
A;::d chen-.L-ai .. sgi
A led rhemical pr..03U
A 'Us Chalmers ... ;;8
A. lis f'ltalip. pr .... S7 'i
Am Ag chem .... 29-i
A n r.eet Purar ... 28
ileet 3',!;ar pr 54i
4-n IVwrh Mag ... 34'i
An: Cu 33
A:n ''an pr 93 ' j
Am r-,r Ffly 1441;
A n rotton Oil .... 231,
Am r.nton Oil pr . 4t(
Am Tilda . t,eath . . 14
A:n Hi le & Leath pr 59
A:.. T'l & Tel 114
A -n Tobacco 132
:n Woolen 79 'i
. -laennila Cop .... 48'
A'.-h T S F ... 92
A f (- T 8 P pr.. SS'i
Pilr A rhto 35
Wait & bl pr ..53
T. "1 sieei ...... r. r; 1 i
Ro il P'e.l fR) '. . 56i
T.r.?k I'.ap Tr .... 61
itt Cop f- Z ... 5'i
Kutte Saper .... lS'i
aitad:an Pacific ..120
fen T.ather ...... 304
Cnt L'a'her jr
Chi G. We,t ... .
r ni Mil St P . .
h M St P P
rt-j. Sr N'we-t. . .
riii R I & P
Chile Copper . ' .
Chlno Copper ..
"ruci'ole Steel pr
"rn yfotr pr . . .
nT Jtotor Deb . .
Cen Mot D'b 7 p e.
fl- Nor'hrn pr ..
ftt North Or
' ItuDp ftor Ciw , .
Tnt Mer Mar . . . . .
' Tr.t Mer Mar pr . .
- Inl Mot Truck ...
let Mo Truek pr .
Tnt Mo Truck 2 pr.
Renneconttt . . . .
Maiwell Mot I ..
; Mexican Petrol . .
'Miami Coprwir ...
iSdSiour: K & T . .
K A T pr ...
. s:.' i
. 10 v;
. 57 Vi
. 14 Vi
. 1 v;
, 54 i
5 2 VS.
U S Lib 38 ...93.30
I" S Lib 2d 4s 94.46
U S Lib 1st 4 'is 98.38
U S Lib 2d 4V-iS 93.6:,
1-2 cv 4',is 99.00
V S Lib 3d '4 '.is 97.3U
U S Lib 4th 4V4S 96.16
victory 4s ..100.04
Victory 3is ...100.04
3uoted in dollars and
cents per $100
WANDERERS LOSE TO KACET8
OF STAFFORD IN FAST GAME
In the basketball game played Wed
nesday night on the Baltic gym. sur
face the K- ot C. of Stafford Springs de
feated the Iialtic Wanderers by the
score of 31 to 20. The features of the
game was the playing of Bunarda for the
visitors. The K. of C. is one of the
cleanest burfch of basketball placers
that ever played at Raltic. The lineup:
Stafford Springs Pallanck If, Hyenta
rt: Bunarda c, Fayan lg, Calchira rg.
Wandersrs Simmineau rf, Coady If,
Firth c, Swanson rg, HInes lg.
In the preliminary game the Bantams
defeated the Buddies of Plainfleld by the
score of 41 to 17.
East, is a sort of Haiti-SanDommgo
of the East Indies," says one of the
bulletins of the National Geographic
Society in regard to the far eastern
lands of the countries represented at
the Washington Conference, i
"Across its middle," continues the
bulletin, "runs a surveyed line divid
ing it roughly into halves, one con
trolled by Portugal and the other by
Holland. The Similarity with Haiti is
heightened by the fact that the natives
of Timor, unlike those of most of the
islands to the west of it.'are large of
negro origin, due it is believed, to an
influx of blood from the black, wooly
haired natives of New Guinea.
"And like its West Indian double,
Timor has been a center of turbalencell
For nearly two centuries the Portu
guese and Lutch fought at frequent
intervals back and forth across the im
aginary line that separate their terri
tory. In 19GS the line was fixed def
initely and the treaty as since amend
ed has relieved friction. It is provided
that any subsequent disputes shall be
settled by arbitration.
"An examination of a map brings!
out strikingly what a small fraction
Timor is of the vast land area of the
East Indies, once entirely under Por
tuguese dominion. But the island is
not so small as it at first appears to
be. With the huge bulk of Australia
a short distance to the south, and three
of the largest islands in the world
grouped about it to the north, east and
west, Timor seems an insignificant
speck. Its area, however, is 12,450 sq.
miles almost four times as great as
that of Porto Rico and about equal
to that of 'Massachusetts and Connec
ticut together. The Portuguese terri
tory alone has twice the area of Porto
"Neither the- Portuguese nor the
Dutch portions of Timor have been de
veloped to any considerable extent,
though both of the nations have been
represented on the island for more than
300 years. This is in large part due to I
I rf: , i i ;
nit; nidi xiiiiui j: iciauvtiy puui
in natural resources. The island is the I
victim of its proximity to Australia. !
For many months each year hot, dry
winds from the Australian deserts blow
over Timor parching it svegetation
and drying up its streams. The only
patches of forests to be found on the
southern shores of the islands are in
protected valleys. The northern half
has a moister climate and a heavier
growth of vegetation.
"Portuguese Timor has an area of
7.330 sq. miles and an estimated popu
lation of nearly 400,000. Except for the
port and captital of Dilli. a place of
some 300 inhabitants, Portugal has
made little impression on the island.
fic between Australia and Asia and
Europe. Sir Ross Smith. Australian air
man, in his famous trail-blazing flight
from London to Australia, in 1919,
landed in Timor, and from ther4 "hop
ped otf on the last leg of his inter
BRICKS FROM SHALE
Interesting operations are being ear
red on in connection with some of th
huge heaps of spent shale oil mines o
West Lothian. The shale is being con
verted into materials for the construe
tion of houses by being crushed to
fine powder, mixed with finely screer.
ed lime in the proportion of about t
per cent, of shale. As the two" mix
water is added, and the- amalgam is
carried forward mechanically to a hy
draulic press, where it is stamped out
into smooth and hard bricks. The
The. bricks are lifted out of the ma
chine at Vlie rate of 22 or 23 per min
ute and then taken away by bogies,
each carrying bricks. The bogies are
then run into steaming tunnels, where
he bricks are finished. This Is tha
first time an attempt has been made to
utilize any of the great mounds of
waste which disfigure certain areas
in Lothian s. The bricks which are now
being made are, it is claimed, super
ior to those made of clay by the old
roeoss, and can be manufactured morn
George Wombeil in 1S05 operated the
first circus in which a man appeared
.n a cage with lions.
The "lowerator" is a new contri
vance, which has an important advan
tage over the elevator, inasmuch as
it requires neither operator nor me
chanical power. It is for the rapid
handling of merchandise in factories
and warehouses, and already has been
Installed in a number of large man
ufacturing plants and wholcsala gro
The device works on an eniiess chain
the weight of descending merchan
dise furnishing the motive power. It
carries a series of platforms, each of
which is a row of strong steel rods
extended outward in a horizontal plane.
A barrel and a box, let us saw are
placo on one of the platforms at the
sixth fioor. Their weight causes them
to descend at a rate controlled by
a centrifugal governor to the ground
floor, where the steel rods, passing
like fingers through an inclined grating
The Plymouth Male Quartette
OF BOSTON AT THE
Plainfield Community House
Friday, December 23, at 8 P. M.
Members 50 cents
Non Members 75 cent
Children 25 cents
The people of the interior are in a more
or less savage state and are even re
Town Ha!!, Dniel;o!
Saturday Evening, Dec. 24
K. OF C.
Attleboro American Legion
K. of C. lineup: Reddy, Dowe,
Normindin, Belair, Higgms,
. I Murphy.
GEEE.N1EAF WINS SECOND
POCKET BILLIARD BLOCK
New York, Dec. 22. P.alph Greenleaf, I
pocket billiard champion, tonight won I
the second block of his 450 point title
match from Arthur Woods, of Minaea-
polis, 148 points to 86. Greenleaf had
an unfinished high run of 56.
The champion's total score for the two
blocks played is 305 against Woods'
219. The match will be resumed tomorrow.
Marks . .
ueieiaa francs 7.61
Sweden .. .24.95
of Taftville accept
The Speed Boys
the challenge of the Y. M. C. A. Juniors
to be played at the "X" on Saturday af
ternoon. They would also like to hear from the
Signal All-Stars All-Stars for a game to
be played Friday night. If the challenge
is accepted call up Weller's store be
tween 12 and 1 o'clock. Those wishing
games write to Manager F. Phaneuf, box
Boston, Dec. 22. The Westminster
club tonight scored its second victory in
the local hockey series to determine Bos
ton's two representatives in the United
States Hockey Association this year.
They won from the B. A. A. team by a
score of 2 to 1.
Both goals for Westminster were
scored by "Shorty" Veno of Moncton, N.
CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET
Chicago. Dec. 22.Heavy prot taking
sales on the part of recent buyers did a
good deal toward bringing about a set
back in wheat prices today notwithstand
ing some display of strength in the mar
ket during the first half of the session
Quotations closed weak, 3-8 to 1 3-8 net
lower with -May 1.15 3-4 to 1.115 7-8 and
July 1.04l-8 to 1.04 1-4. Corn hnishe-.l
umehanged 5-S a 3.4 hisher. oats i.b
to V4 t0.1"4 and Provisions unchanged!
Before profit talcing sales acorfirefl mr,.
mentum, the wheat market wa influenc-
ea oy reports of European demand for
future deliveries at WinnJnes a.d iw
talk of harves delavs In I
Word was at hand too,, that the Austral
ian exportable surplus wxiuld Show a -mo.
terial reduction from estimates whioh
have , ten current of . late. Bulis put
stress also on what they described as
the precarious outlook for the domestic
winter crop and hoed for stimulating ef
fect of prospective Russian relief demand
for corn. Highest , prices of the day
were reached after announcement that
the relief .bill had been put up to Pres
ident Harding. Then profit taking
broadened out, ho-wevr, and the market
Corn and oats advanced as a result of
Russian relief plans but like wheat, re
acted under pressure of sales to realize
Provisions alveraged higher wKfc hogs.
Cblcace Grain Market.
ENGLISH LA CROSSE TEAJf
COMING TO AMERICA
Philadelphia, Dec. 22. Word was re
ceived at the University of Pennsylva
nia tonight that the Oxford and Cam
bridge combined La Crosse team had
accepted an invitation to play the Quak
ers here next spring. The date has not
been definitely decided, but it probably
will be early in June.
DON'T FORGET HIM AT XMAS
WHETHER FATHER, HUSBAND, GENTLE
MAN FRIEND, OR BROTHER, HE WILL
SURELY APPRECIATE A BOX OF
IN ATTRACTIVE HOLIDAY PACKAGES.
Wheat High. Low, Close.
Dec ,. .. 112 lit 111
May ... 117 115 1154
July ... 105'i 104V4 104
Dec. '-... 49',i 47" '4854
May . . . 554 64Vj 64
July .. . 56 Ti 56 56
-Dec. 23 Vi 33 Vi 33 14
May ... 38 . 38V4 38'i
July ... ii'M SJV4 39Vi
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