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Gives Hilltopper Squad Battle of the Year Exci00ncj Game Had Fans on Exciting Mornenf in Lafham-Mou ; Pulaski Game Tuesday Night Their Feet :eL'ball fans saw the most game of the cage seaSon r night on  local court the Latham Rabbits came near running the legs off the in a torrid 33-32 that a hair-raising finish with the on the long end of a short of victory. Pulaski's cagers, smart- under two lickings at the of Latham last season, were set to get revenge if it lay their power, and from the they started out it looked as they really meant it. Fuhrer came dashing in on a shot to score after Latham opened with three attempts a free toss by Howe who was by Bertoni as he shot TaN scored on a free one as Heft Then Buckles with a fast got into the basket for an- score and Latham called out. Kerschner picked up on free tosses and Talmage er d with one on a free one. came right back and scored free. one. Fouling was in this period with the committing three and La- five. The Hilltoppers were 7-4. Rabt8 Can Really R(m Those Latham Rabbits put on a and jumping exposition in second quarter that had the somewhat dizzy when Tu- freshman guard, now in the dashed in for a short basket. got a free one on Howe's but Howe made up for it sinking two baskets in quick on a fast drive in and sensational one-hander. Coach jerked his first mtrlng and went Connolley, McCain, Dittus, and Moore They start strong but were soon smother as Lathaa kept up its torrid Howe put on an exhibition of that had the crowd gasp- as he used his one-hand spe- true to the net for two has- and Tuley got a nice hand as the length of the floor went in to score as well as another short one. The Hill- first string came back into game at this point and went work like they had started out the beginning of the game. cut short the Rabbits hot Your Rugs USUALLY your ruq$ represent a considerable outlay of mon- ey, so naturally you wish them to last as ionq as pass;hie. Their pos'rHon ;n the home sub- iectl them to more abuse tn any other art;de of furnshincj. Sharp qrlt carried in on shoes Iodqe in base of the nap. The most satisfacory way of remov;nq this damaqinq qrit ;s by frequent use of a qood vac- uum clehner. 41i Thrasher, g .......... 1 Totals ............ 9 Lathaxn seconds (14)B. Little, f ............. 0 Vieth, f ........ - .... 0 Goretzke, f -- ....... 0 Dunn, f ............. 0 Tuley, c ............ 2 Rager, g ............ 1 Miller, g ............ 2 To(als ............ 4 I LIBRARY CLUB SETS DINNER DATE The regular meeting of the Mount Pulaski Library Club was held in the library rooms at 2:30 p. m. Tuesday. At the business i session it was voted to hold the I annual dinner and food sale on Sat- urday, March 15. Keep this date in mind. A program was given, which in- cluded a book review by Mrs. G. F. Wait, who reviewed one of the late novels, ',Sapphire and the Slave Girl," by Willa Cather. As a compliment to the library club, Paul Merry, township high sctmol director of music, sent eight students to the meeting, and in- strumental numbers were given by a saxophone quartet and brass quartet. It will be of interest to library 0 2 4 22 F. T. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 0 2 0 4 6 14 patrons to know that a new polt- T. cy is now in force, and new books : 4 are being received at frequent in- 6 tervals, giving everyone bettert 13 ervice in Cne later books. Among 3 the new arrivals are several bool 0 of much interest to children: Ask Wachter's peonal. Miller then, sent the locals ahead with a shot i Bertni' g ........... 2 3 7 about them. The hostesses for tls meeting which he got out of a wild mix-i -- -  -- To,am ........ 12 9 33 of the club were Mrs. Elizabeth u, close in. Tulev then tied it up l -- P .  - ........ am I Officials-3onrady and Hughes. Volle, Mrs. George A. Voile, Mrs. with a basKet ana pu n* L I Chris Weller and Mrs. G. F. Wait, ihaheneaefm!:; [:ilih:: 1 7 The Mount Pulaski Household 0 4 Science Club is making plan for in the gym and " Y . , Staley,'f ............ 0 0 0 a potluck dinner and Valentine ex- ball ame as the final seconas  _ g tconoway, c ......... 2 1 5 change to be given Friday, Feb. Linked aa with Latham out in . .. "' " Y 1 i riatzield g .... 0 0 0 21, at the home of Mrs. carl Ltpp/ front by one point Ta.mage got West -' ...... 1 , t ............. 2 4 in tl northeast part of the city. the ball and took a one-hander ............................. A raft;dr:re bas'/et werf ,oo fast for he cameraman when Howe sank a nice one in one of the -ense moments of the Latham qme here Tuesday n;qht. Johnston (41), Tutey (24), Kerschner (27) are +he ct;on. w:th Buck;es behind No. 4t. streak with holding Heft to a free another of his hots frown the side 1Kerschner, g ........ 1 2 4 one and Kerchner to a short shot to put his team in tle lead two l.Luncan' g .......... 0 0 0 under the basket. Bertoni went I points Talmage cut that lead I :.nto scoring activity with a fast with a free one one of Tuley's foul 1 Totals .......... 13 6 32 )asket on an out of bounds play, nd then put his team one point  F. sank a free one on Heft's foul, ahead v, hen he rebounded his own i "/.ount Pulaski (33) B. 1 i Miller f _2 0 nd then got a sleeper to end the shot. Howe again ckJ:lled the loca ! Fuhrer f ........... 2 2 fans with a short one and Latham ! ............ mlf, 21-13, Ltham.  ' uh  Talmage c ...... 5 3 .,,'a .n the lea'2 by one point F -I_ _. " .... . Hilltopper Start to Click 'ucKleS, g .......... 1 1 The Hilltop gang started to play rer tied it up with a free one on, Schwoerer, g ........ 0 0 nd look like a ball team in the ntire third period as they a.ssum- 2d control of the ball and pa.sed heir opponents dizzy witl, the ra- ),dity with which they began whit- :ling down the 8 point lead. They ank five baskets and a free tos while holding their opponents to ne fielder. Miller opened by fouling John- ton who missed. Talmage came n from the side to score and on a :ouple of plays later again swish' ed the net from close in. Bertoni from way out as he drove down ank a free one on Howe's foul. the floor to score.and put Mount A00DOUF}CiDg My CaDdid00y " l"uley came in for a fast one and Pulaski ahead by one point. Tu- cored. Miller got his first bucket ley got another shot but it missed FOR md Talmage picked uP anther n and when Hwe cmmitteed his ASSESSOR :he next play as tl locals kept up fourth personal the.locals took the :heir rapd and clever floorwork, ball out of bounds and controlled Buckles got a free one and made it until the last few seconds were OF LAENNA TOWNSHIP it good. Fuhrer stole the ball and taken up to give them the game ' SUBJECT DEMOCRAT CAUCUS went in for a basket to end the :33-32" e Held period with the Hilltoppers now Seconds Win Their Game. FEBRUARY IS leading 25-23. t The second team did a nice job An Hysterical Last Period [of winning their battle whmh was At The What the final per:od did not/nip and tuck most of the way un- TOWN HALL, LATHAM have in scoring it made up ih ac-[ til the last period when they drew Lion and fans really got into away t win 22 t 14" RALPH WADI)ELL action themselves as the lead see- Latham (2) B. F T sawed back and forth. Johron, f .......... 0 0 0 Heft evened the count when he Ferry, f ............. 0 0 0 ......... stole the ball and went under to Tuley, f ........... 5 1 11 score. Howe then had the Latl- Howe, f ............ 6 1 13  am fans on their feet aS he sank Heft, c .............. 1 2 4 " "IBID UITH  . .HINRY F.L 7 - * AiJe with mel fast falls the eventide. ' [[ Te darkness deepens, Lord, with me abide]   =, Whea other helpen |all. and com|orts i]ee..- Help o| the helpless, O. abide with me] , Littl$ . 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