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TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1903. THE DAILY COBRTEK. CONNELLSVILLE, PA PAGE SEVEN. SPORTORIALS ·*J By JOHN H. WHORIC, Sports Editor ^* THE BASKETBALL O\iTLOOK IK DISTRICT Another W. P. I. A. L. basketball season gets started tonight with 21 sections bringing together the cream of cage talent in the opening of the annual tournament to determine the king ot the great indoor sport. Chances of a district champion here arc remote as Connellsville, having a small and green squad, will run into trouble in every port in Section 9 in which Greensburg is the defending champion, a ruler that may have to give way to a powerful Norwin five although Johnstown can bo counted on to make it a hot race. These three schools were in the thick of last year's 1 fight. Latrobe has a nifty outfit while Scottdale boasts a five that has been undefeated in its prc-lcaguc program and may be looked upon as the section's dark horse. Jeannettc expects to improve its standing over last year but isn't given much flag, hopes. At the moment as the schools prepare to pry OZ the lid, it looks like Nonvin first, Grccnsburg second, Johnstown third; Scottdale fourth, Latiobc fifth, Jcan- nette sixth with the Cokcrs at the bottom of the heap. The Millers may be the dark horse and may move up --or even slip into fifth or sixth place--in the heat of a red hot title race, the kind this section always produces. A team that wins the Section 9 crown will know it has been in a bunch of ball games, Dunbar Township has been moved into Section 17, a Class B group, and tonight meets its toughest assignment of the year, invading West'Newton, the team that will give the Red ond Black a run for the crown, a quintet which at the present time gives promise of running off with the toga unless Leisenring can turn the trick tonight. Rostraver Township and South Huntingdon will step out in -high gear which should make it an interesting four-way race. While we -naturally will be pulling for the local school (the Mules) to win, we believe West Newton will take the division's -honors-with Dunbar sccocd, Rostraver third, South Huntingdon fourth, Perry Township fifth, Sewick- ·Icy Township sixth, Belle Vcrnon seventh and Fayette City cigtth. Youngwood should be the team to ^ke the diadem in'Section 13 al' though it will find itself henmed in oil around by Ligonicr, Dcrry Town- _shlp and Mount Pleasant. Early ·season performances rate the teams: Youngwood, Derry Township, Ligon- Jcr, Mount'Pleasant, Derry, .Hurst ^and East Huntingdon Townshi'i. ~; Section 15 has been rcvampet with the outlawing of five former Ticm- bers and the. group now.include four Fayctte ond four Washington ounty - schools. Although we haven't leard much of others, we like Ccntorille's chances of retaining its titlewith Redstone a close second. Also i the division are North Belle Venon which may pull a big surprise s Its second season of basketball, Gcman, Ellswo^-th-Cokeburg, East Pike^un, East Bethlehem and Bcntleyville In Section 4, Monesscn shuld come in first although Charlcroi aay be tough company. Donora wulc have been an odds-on favorite tore- peat but three of its stars were rice ineligible. Also enrolled arc Brows- vllle, California and Monongahel. Washington shouldn't have ay "trouble in repeating in Sections against Canor-sburg, Carmichael, (Trinity and Waynesburg as it has veteran team back. Claysvillc prot ably will walk ouVwlth honors Section 19 for its second straij year. The Outlaw League honors may g WHAT'S GOING ON IN HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLES Georges Township will win the oga in the Outlaw Scholastic Bas- :etball League over Point Marlon, North Union, South Union, Maplc- ,own (Monongahela Township of CJreene county) and Immaculate Conception. The Pointers will be tough company for the York Runners . .. Leading again with his chin, Charles W. Date, the Greensburg sports writer, offers Westmoreland county Class B mythicals, to wit: Mnarml, South Huntingdon, and R. Manns, Traflord, ends; Bizub, Youngwood, and Marsli, West Newton, tackles; Tucci, Youngwood, and Elaincy, Rostraver, guards; Moore, Bell Township, center; F. Ferraro, Trafford, quarter; McCloud, West Newton, and Petruccl, Youngwood, halfbacks, and Sllvasy, S. Huntingdon, fullback. The second team includes: Zuback, Trafford, and Kolenz, South Huntingdon, .ends; Kologic, Avonmorc, and McCullough, West Newton, tackles; Palmiscano, Bell Township, and Humphreys, Derry, guards; Hantz, Ligonier, center; Kcmpka, Bell, quaitcr; Phelps and Odolli, South Huntingdon, halfbacks, and Palmer, Youngwood, fullback . . Hazlcton's claim to being the hotbed of Pennsylvania basketball was bolstered by the fact that the 1,500-scat high school gym was sold out lor the entire season a few days after the tickets were placed on sale ... James E. Gardner, the Jcannette News-Dispatch writer, reviewing the basketball situation in Section 9, penned: "Unless Conncllsville improves considerably, the Cokers will receive the nomination for the much undesirec cellar position" ... Charlcroi and Donora athletic councils revealed in a joint statement a break in athletic relations is likely if present "bad feeling" between the two schools continues. The schools mix in a pair of .basketball games and the attitude of players, coaches and fans will determine whether or not competition is to end. It's strange that such steps must be taken in this day and age You'd imagine that Charlcroi and Donora would have grown up by this time. But when athletics cause bitter feeling between the people of two neighboring towns to such an extent some one might get hurt, then we say the sport should not be tolerated. BITS HERE AND THERE "For years the youngsters have limit dinned into their ears that, to be successful, they must leave their baseline and go to the net. The idea of teaching these kids that aggressive, forcing tennis is winning tennis is (Inc. But it's, no good unless you also teach them how to play it," observed Mercer Beaslcy, Princeton University coach who tutorcc Frankie Parker and others, as he pre dieted the U. S. has only a 60-40 chance of wining the Davis Cup thl year . . . The secretary bird ot Africa has long legs and sharp talons which enable it to kill the most vcnomou snakes without injury to itself West Virginia's state conservation commissioner. Major H. W. Show man, urges extension of the 1938 rab bit and quail scacon ... A scries o minor football leagues is being ad vocatcd by Job F. Carr, president o the National Pro Football League who believes it would further th grid careers of college stars as well as provide a proving ground fo talent . . . Maryland's racing season will continue at 100 days at majo tracks and 50 days at betting privileged half-mile tracks . . . When Mel Hcin, New York , Giants, wa TROJANS BEAT DUKE, CARNEGIE BOWS TO T. C U. named .all-league center for the slxl to Georges Township which will find consecutive year, a new National Pr its toughest opposition in Point Mar-Football League record was made ion. The York Runners have a nifty In his first two years with the Giants aggregation. The other customersh i was second-team all-league center ore Maplctmvn (Monongahela Town- North Carolina has a gigantic bca ship). North Union, South Union and that has been raiding livestock fo Immaculate Conception. The five, 9 years. It is called "Honest John ; excepting the Owls, were barred from the W. P. I. A. L.--together with TJniontown--for violating the eligibility rules last year and were placed on a year's probation. The coaches decided to create a league which we are sorry to say has been dubbed the "Outlaw League." Probably when the curtain comes down on the court campaign next February, a check may reveal that we didn't even call one winner but wouldn't that be according to Hoylo. Too often In the world of sports, the call o£ the dubbed sports expert has meant just the opposite. We had kinda promised ourselves not to go in for proognostication of basketball winners and we won't try to pick them out twice a week. This one time may be once too often. So here goes. / / Western Reserves, Dukes Play Tonighl With four contests already under their respective belts, the dashing Dukes of Duquesne UnivctiJty will jump into their fifth floor tussle of the season tonight when they tangle with the Redcoat's of Western Reserve University in the Hilltop gym, Pittsburgh. This is the first time that the two fchools will on the hardwoDd floor. history have met the North Union, Georges Los' North Union Township was victim of a laiit-qu.irter drive California, 33 to 30, and Gcon Township finished on the short cni :of a 39-35 count bcfoic Donoia five. ccause of its frugal habits of feed g. Identified by tracks showing art of the forepaw missing, the bi ruin kills only one sheep, hog o her livestock 'at a time and does no ill again until the carcass has bee jvoured. Trackers believe the bca cighs between 700 and 1,000 pound . . Jimmy Braddock, the Clnderell an of boxing, is training and som *y he's going to try a comcbac} iicc losing much gold in a rcsturan "nturc . . . Lou Ambers and Mcxl 3 Joey Silva arc booked to trad filches in Philly January 16 . !V York state will crown, It no Pduce, the 1939 thrce-ycar-ol "roughbrcd champion, John Ha vice-chairman of the N, Y Commission said after ex P'sing doubt that racing would b hu in that state if pari-mutue oc 'ng is legalized in New Jerse · · Iimmy Fo.xx, slugging first sack cr ; the Red Sox, was voted th "pl«r of the year" plaque by th Ne\York Chapter of Baseball Writ cr s ssociation. He is the nint Play and fourth first baseman t b° *iored. Others arc Bill Terry L 0 " !ehrig, Herb Pcnnock, Cai Hubb lj Dizzy Dean, Hank Green bcrg,;, n y Lazzeri and Joe DiMaggi · · · Hroit Lions gnd club of th Natioj p TO lx, a g uc named Han Hcart,_ line coach at University o Cmcir, tl an d Bill Howard, Lb Angcli Bulldog player, as assistan coachef 0r ne xt season. op Girls Net Crown. -jadden, 15-year-old Bosioi miss. t, e( j the tables on Hele; Bernha' jjcw York, top seeded de fendmg nom pion, to win the na stiongHtional gj- indoor tennis champion (Vhip ot ^okline, Mass. Tennessee, · St. Mary's And West Stars Triumph in Grid Tilts. ROSE BOWL'GAME TOPS IN THRILLS Five football teams whoso performances during the 1938 season earned them the privilege of playing n "bowl" games proved their claims to greatness by scoring clean-cut vi-- .orles Monday before banner crowds ot New Year fans. Five others were, as the saying goes, defeated but not disgraced. In addition, "all-star" squads played right up to that designation as the West conquered the East at San Francisco and the North defeated the South at Montgomery, AID. Southern California's Trojans, Pacific Coast champions, took the place at the head of the winning Mrade when they defeated the Blue Devils of Duke, 7-3, before 91,000 fans in the Pasadena Rose Bowl classic, oldest of the New Year's games. Briefly, the day's other results were: Davcy O'Brien and Connie Spnrks led Texas Christian'to a 15-7 triumph over Carnegie Tech in the Sugar Bowl at New Orleans before more than 50,000, the largest crowd ever assembled there. 'Bullet Bill" Patterson of Baylor threw the passes that enabled the West to upset the East 14-0 as 60,000 fans gave, the annual charity game Its first capacity crowd in 14 years. Tennessee overpowered and out- roughed Oklahoma's Sooners, 17-0 as an overflow throng of 32,191 looked on in Miami's Orange Bowl. St. Mary's smothered Texas Tech's passing attack for three periods and led 20-0, then barely pulled out a 20-W decision as the red raiders thrilled 40,000 fans, another record crowd, with their aerial tricks in the last quarter of the Cotton Bowl game at Dallas. Utah proved all too strong for New Mexico and swamped the Lobos 26-0 before 13,500 in the Sun Bowl at El Pnso. One 83-yard drive, featuring Tony Ippolito of Purdue and Mike Kabcalo ot Ohio State enabled the Northern All-Star team to defeat the Southern aggregation, 7-0, before 8,000 in the Blue-Gray game at Montgomery. The Rose Bowl game undoubtedly took the day's prize for thrills. Scoreless until the last quarter, Duke drove inside the 35-yard line for the first time and took the lead on a field goal by Tony RufTa. Then the Trojans made an opening and sent in Doyle Nuve, a fourth string back who can pass. lie completed four In a row, the last going 18 yards, to Antelope Al Krucgcr for the winning touchdown. Columbus Knights, St. James Cafe Win Bowling on West Pcnn alleys Knighls of Columbus took three straights from the Eagles and St Jum'-'S Cafe won the odd game fiom Sous of Italy In the City 'Duckpm League. The scores: SONS OF ITALY Walker . Matarozzl S. Renzc Cricco _ N. Renze Prudente Totals ._657 731 752 2140 ST. JAMES CAFE Rigger _ . Smith Andls Galasso __Colland Welsh 158 197 . 355 107 134 129 370 125' 155 148 428 130 161 103 39. S.138 155 149 442 - 140 140 Totals . . ._658 802 669 212 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Maricondi _ . .172 136 176 54. Colarusso 120 120 V. Cunco .,,.'. 127 156 202 485 Panzcllo 150 145 HI 436 A. Rcnze 158 1D6 142 406 Shrinklc . ,,-.. 15U 151 310 Totals ,.. .727 852 812 2301 EAGLES . 188 140 135 463 124 142 26C -133 125 258 --126 152 143 42 -142 167 124 433 142 152 300 Totals ... ._ .713 726 702 214 Pirates at Home Wednesday Nigh The Pittsburgh Pirates will tackle the Indianapolis (Ind.) Kautsky's at Duqucsne Univeisity gm in Pittsburgh Wednesday night. Sweepstakes Trial Faced. NEW YORK, Jan. 3.--Eight men were indicted by a Federal grand jury on charges of violating the Fed- cial l a w s prohibiting lottcriefi through pos.-,c.sMon and distribution of Iiibh Fice State llotpil.il sweep- slakes tickets. IMMACULATE CONCEPTION MEETS ROCKWOOD QUINTET AT ARMORY WEDNESDAY Immaculate Conception High opens ts basketball season at home tVedncsday night when it takes on ^ockwood High's dribblcis at State Armory. Play is scheduled to begin" at 8 o'clock with the Owls bent on chalk- ing up a win over the invading Somerset countians. Coach Earl Trump will take the Night Riders to North Union Township High tonight for one of the games In the so-called "Outlaw L'-'aguc. North Union has a tough aggregation. SCHEDULE OF W. P. I. A. L GAMES IN DISTRICT DEATHS FROM, GRID WOUNDS AT LOW LEVEL The schedules follow: SECTION 9--CLASS A January 3--Jeannctte at Connellsville, Nonvin at Scottdale, Johnstown at Latrobc. January B--Scottdale at Jeannctte, Grcensburg at Norwin( Conncllsville at Johnstown. January 10--Johnstown ot Jean- nctte, Nonvin at Connellsvillc, Latrobe nt Grconsburg. January 13--Jeannctte at Latrobc, rccnsburg at Connellsville, Scottdale at Johnstown. January 17--Norwin at Jcannette, Grcensburg at Johnstown, Latrobe at Scottdale. January 20--Scottdale at Grcens- burg, Johnstown at Nonvin, Latrobc at Conncllsville, January 24--Grcensburg at Jean- nctte, Nonvin at Latrobe, Connellsville at Scottdale. January 31-- Connellsville at Jean- nctte, Scottdale at Nonvin, Latrobc at Johnstown. February 3--Jcannette at Scottdale, Nonvin at Grcensburg, Johnstown at Connellsville. February 7--Jcannette at Johnstown, Conncllsville at Norwin, Grcensburg at Latrobc. February 10--Latrobe at Jcannette, Connellsvillc at Grcensburg, Johnstown at Scottdale. February 14--Jeannettc at Nonvin, Johnstown at Grcensburg, Scottdale at Latrobc. F e b r u a r y 17--Grccnsburg at Scoltdalc, Nonvin at Johnstown, Connellsville at Latrobe, February 21--Jeannctte at Grcens- burg, Latrobe at Norwin, Scotldalc at Connellsville. 'SECTION 17--CLASS B January 3--Fayctti; City at Belle Vernon, Rostraver at Perry, Scwick- Icy at South Huntingdon, Dunbar at West Newton. January 0--Perry ot Fayctte City, South Huntingdon at Rostraver. West Newton : Al Scwicklcy, Belle Vernon at Dunb'ar. January 10--Fayetle City at South Huntingdon, Rostravcr at West Newton, Belle Vernon at Perry, Dunbar at Scwickley. January 13--West Newton at Fay- ctte City, Scwicklcy at Rostravcr, South Huntingdon at Belle Vernon, Perry at Dunbar. January 17--Fayette City at Sc- wicklcy, Belle Vcmon at West Newton, Perry at South Huntingdon, Dunbar at Rostraver. January 20--Rostraver at Fayette City, Scwicklcy at Belle Vernon, West Newton at Perry, South Huntingdon at Dunbar. January 24--Belle Vernon at Ros- tnivcr. Perry at Scwicklcy, South Huntingdon at West Newton, Fay- ctte City at Dunbar. January 31--Belle Vcrnon at Fay- ctte City, Perry at Rostravcr, South Huntingdon nt Scwickley, West Newton at Dunbar. February 3--''aycttc City at Ferry Rostravcr at South Huntingdon, Se- wicklcy at West Newton, DunbJr at Belle Vcrnon. February 7--South Huntingdon at Fayette City, West Newton at Ros- travcr, Perry at Belle Vcrnou, Sc- wicklcy at Dunbar. February 10--Fayct'.? City at West Newton, Roslraver at Sowicktcy Belle Vcrnon at South Huntingdon Dunbar at Perry. February 14--Sewickley at Fay- ctte City, West Newton at Belle Vernon, South Huntingdon at Perry Rostraver at Dunbar. February 17--Fayctto City a' Rostraver, Belle Vemon at Scwick- ley, Perry at West Newton, Dunbar at South Huntingdon. February 21--Rostravcr at Belle Vernon, Scwicklcy at Perry, West Newton nt South Huntingdon, Dunbar at F»iyctte City. SECTION 13--CLASS B January 3--Dcrry Township ni Ligonier, East Huntingdon at Derry, Youngwood at Mount Pleasant. January 6--Ligonicr at East Huntingdon, Derry at Youngwood, Mouni Pleasant at Hurst. January 10--Youngwood at Ligonier, Hurst at Derry, East Huntingdon at Derry Township. January 13--Ligonicr at Hurst Derry nt Mount Pleasant, Deiry Township at Youngwood. January 17--Mount Pleasant a: Ligonicr, Hurst at Derry Township Youngwood at East Huntingdon. January 20--Ligonicr at Dcrry Derry Township at Mount Pleasant East Huntingdon at Hurst. Januaiy 24--Dcrry at Derry Township. Mount Pleasant at East Huntingdon, Hurst at Youngwood. January 31.--Ligonier at Derry Township, Derry at East Huntingdon Mount Pleasant at Youngwood. February 3--Ea.st Huntingdon at Ligonier, Youngwood at Derry, Hurs' at Mount Pleasant. February 7--Ligonier at Young- wood, Derry at Hurst, Derry Township at East Huntingdon. February 10--Hurst at Ligonicr, Mount Pleasant at Dcrry, Youngwood at Derry Township. February 14--Ligonicr at Mount Pleasant, Derry Township at Hurst, East Huntingdon at Youngwood. February 17--Dcrry at Ligonicr, Mount Pleasant at Dcrry Township, Hurst at E.ist Huntingdon. February 21--Derry Township at 3crry, East Huntingdon at Mount Pleasant, Youngwood at Hurst. SECTION 15--CLASS B January 2--Ceutervllle at German, East Bethlehem at North Belle Vernon, East Pike Run at Redstone. January 3--Bentlcyvillc at Ellsworth. January 5--North Belle Vcmon at -cntervllle, German at East Pike Run. January 6--Ellswoith at East Bethlehem, Redstone at Bentleyville. January 3--Bcnttoyvillc at North Belle Vernon, Ccntcrville at East Pike Run, East Bethlehem at German, January 10--Ellsworth nt Redstone. January 12--North Belle Vcrnon at German, Redstone at East Bethlehem. January 13--East Pike Run at Ells worth, Bcntleyville at Ccntcrville. January 16--Ellsworth at North Belle Vernon, Redstone at Centcr- viltc. East Bethlehem at East Pike Run. January 17--German at Bentlcy- villc. January 19--Ccntcrville at East Bethlehem, North Belle Vcrnon at Redstone. January 20--German at Ellsworth, Bcntleyville at East Pike Run. January 23--East Pike Run at North Belle Vcrnon, Redstone at German. January 2-!--Ellsworth at Center- villc. East Bethlehem at Bcntleyvillc. January 30--German at Ccnter- ville. North Belle Vcrnon at East Bethlehem, Redstone at East Pike Run. January'31--Ellsworth at Bcntley- ville. February ~--Ccntcrville at North Belle Vcrnon, East Pike Run at German. February 3--East Bethlehem at Ellsworth, Bcntleyville at Redstone. February 6--East Pike Run at Cen- tcrville, German at East Bethlehem. February 7--Redstone at Ellsworth, ·North Belle Vcrnon at Bent- lcyvillc. February 9--German nl North Belle Vernon, East Bethlehem at Redstone. February 10--Ellsworth nt Enst Pike Run.CcntcrvHlc at Bcntleyville Febiuary 13--North Belle Vcrnor at Ellsworth, Centerville at Redstone Easf Pike Run at Enst Bethlehem. February 14--Bcntleyville at German. February 16--East Bethlehem a ( Ccnlemllc, Redstone at North Belle Vernon. February 17--Ellsworth at German, East Pike Run at Bentleyville February 20--North Belle Vernon at East Pike Run, German nt Redstone. February 21--Ccntcrville at Ellsworth, BcntlcyvillL- at East Bethlehem. SECTION 4--CLASS A January 3--Donor.! at Charlcroi Brownsville at Monons.ihela. January 6--Monongahela at California, Monnctsen at Brownsville. January 10--Donora at Monesscn Califoinin at Charlcroi, JanUDiy 13--California at Donora Charlcroi at Brownsville. Januaiy 17--Monongahcla at Char- lcroi, Moncst.cn at California. January 20--Brownsville at Do- noi'ii, Monongahela at Moncsscn. Jnnuiiry 24--Donora at Monongahela, Monesscn at Charlcrol, California at Brownsville. January 31--Charlcioi at Donora Monongahela at Brownsville. February 3--California at Monongahela, Brownsville at Monessen February 7--Monesscn at Donora Charlcroi at California. · February 10--Donoia at California Brownsville at Chailciol. February 14--Charleioi at J] nongahcla, California "nt Monesscn, February C7--Donora at Biowns- ville, Monessen at Monongahela. February 21--Monon0ahe!a a Donora, Charlcroi at Monessen Brownsville at California CASEY QUINTET LOSESJ-AGE TILT The Casey Club went down to a 40 to 27 defeat before the crack Irene Kaufman Settlement quintet Pittsburgh Frid.iy night, its tittt 10- vcrsat this season. Six Good Scraps, One,in Extra Period, Feature Center Loops. MORE ACTION NEXT SATURDAY Seventeen Die in 1938, Two Less Than 1937, 16 Under 1931. NO FATALITIES AMONG COLLEGES CHICAGO, Jan. 3.--Deaths rcsult- ng directly from football hit an jll-time low during the past season, Dr. Floyd R. Eastwood of Purdue University told the National Football Coaches and- the National Collegiate Athletic associations today in his annual report. The report ihowed that there were 17 such fatalities during 1038, two less than the previous year and 16 tower than the peak year of 1931. There also were 13 deaths resulting indirectly from football-heart failure, pneumonia and the like. Of the deaths directly attributable io football, eight occurred in high school, four in sandlot, three in athletic club and two in college games. Last year there were no "college! fatalities. High schools, which had 13 deaths last year, showed the greatest improvement since records have been available. The gridhon .mortality rate in 1938 represented a drop of 48.4, per cent from the figure eight years ago. Compared with the 1931 figure, college fatalities this year were reduced 75 per cent, sand lot 60 per cent and high icliool 33 1-3 per cent. There was no change in athletic club deaths. Eastwood attributed most of the reduction to better equipment, rules changes and more competent supervision. His report, prepared for the coaches association's committee on injuries and fatalities and the N. C. A. A.'s football rules committee, also revealed that: 1--Forty-one per cent of the fatalities occurred during October, 26 per cent during November, 14 per cent during September and seven per cent during December. The fourth, third and second weeks in October and the second week in November wore most hazardous. 2--The greatest number of fatalities occurred during the first five minutes of play (15 per cent), with 13 per cent occurring during the second five minutes and nine per ccnl during the third flve minutes. 3--Sixteen per cent of the fatalities occurred during the first period, 13 per cent during the fourth, 12 per cent during the second and seven per cent during the third periods Fifty-two per cent were not specified 4--Halfbacks suffered 20 per cen' of the fatal Injuries, ends 13 per cent, tackles 10 per cent, fullbacks eight per cent, guards eight per cent quarterbacks six per cent and centers, five per cent. 5--The head, spins! cord' and abdomen were the parts of the body most frequently fatally injured with tackling accounting for 43 jier ccnl of those injuries, blocking 11 per cen 1 and being tackled nine per cent Ccrobial hemorrhages or skull fractures accounted for 42 per cent oi the deaths, spinal cord lacerations "U per cent and internal injuries 23 pei cent. G--Forty-six per cent of the fatalities occurred to boys 16 to 18 years old, 21 per cent to those between 1! and 21, 10 per cent to 13-15 and nine per cent to those 22-24 years old. 7 --Infection caused 39 per cent i the deaths resulting indirectly from football, he.irt condition 18, pneumonia 11 per cent, miscellaneous 3 per cent. Eastwood recommended that ther^. be: A proper warm-up period before a player enters a game; frcquen .substitutions If necessary late in the game to eliminate the accident fatigue factor; ,i team physician present during practice and during games; continued stress on skillfu execution of fundamentals during October and at the beginning of the season; improvement of head guan construction to provide better protection for that area; self-requested removal from a game by a player when he Is injured; stress by high school athletic associations on grcatei safety procedures for football; carefu tieatmcnt of skin breaks and a dailj check by parents of thejr son's dail; condition. On Air 33 Times in 1938. WASHINGTON, Jan, 3.--Nations.. Broadcasting Company jnnouncct that President Roosevelt spoke over iti facilities 32 times during 1938 This brought his total broadcasts over NBC since his- inauguration to 1G7. Cascys Travel Tonlgrht. The Casey basketball club meet! the freshman quintet of West Vir ginia University tonight at Morgan town, W. Va., in the preliminary to the Mountaineer-Salem contest. Play crs are to be at Tunari's store at 5:15 o'clock to make the trip. The 30th basketball campaign of the Western Pennsylvania Interscho- astlc Athletic League will be in full wing tonight with competition in all )f the 21 sections. Ordinarily there arc 22 sections in he league but placing of five Fay^ cttc county and one Gcrcnc county chool on probation for violation of he eligibility rules resulted in a rc- lignment of the schools with one less division being formed. Uniontown, 'oint Marlon, Georges Township, South Union, North Union and Maplctown (Monongahela Township) ire playing an independent schedule with all but Uniontown being enrolled in what is called the "Outlaw" -cague'in which has also entered Immaculate Conception High. Connellsville is again listed in the ;ough Section 9 where the laurels last year were won by Grcensburg after a icctic chase with Johnstown. Others n the loop are Jeannctte, Latrobc, Sorwin and Scottdale. Once again this promise? to be the hottest division In the league with the Westmoreland countyseaters certain to [Ind plenty of fire from Norwin. Johnstown and possibly Scottdale and Latrobc. Dunbar Township lias been placed in Section 17, a Class B division, af- ler having-captured a sectional title for three years in Class A. Leisenring is enrolled with Belle Vcrnon, Fay- ctte City, Perry Township, Rostravcr Township, Scwicklcy T o w n s h i p , South Huntingdon and West Newton. Derry, Derry Township, East Huntingdon, Ligonicr, Hurst, Mount Pleasant and Youngwood comprise Section 13 while Section 15 includes Redstone, North Belle Vcrnon, German, Ellsworth-Cokcburg, East Pike Run, East Bethlehem, Contervillc and Bentleyville, the latter flve replacing the "probationers." Uniontown has been · withdrawn from Section 4 which includes ' Brownsville, California, Charlcroi, Donora, Monesscn and Monongahela. The schedule of games for various sections in this district appears elsewhere on this page. 'Connellsville is at home tonight, playing host to Jcannette, while Scottdale entertains Nonvin. Dunbar Township takes on its toughest foe in West Newton at that place while Perry Township entertains Hostraver Township. Howitzers Upset Perryopolis Five By Decisive Tally Howitrer Company turned loose its big guns* to score a 52 to 39 decision over Perryopolis at State Armory Friday night. The Howitzers \vill appear at home, next Friday with Unlontown and will wear their new red, white and blue uniforms. The summary: Howitzer G. V. I"ts. Rosensteel, C . 5 1 11 Flynn, f 4 0 8 Kolick, f _ _ 3 0 6 Vanorsdale, c 2 1 5 John, R , . 2 2 G Coligan, g 8 0 16 Totals Pcrryopolis Slaughter^ f -Clark, f Brinker, c McCluck«y, g Rollins, g . TM .48 . G. 4 52 r. pis. 0 10 10 ·1 10 Totals 17 5 30 1 Non-scoring substitute--Bowden. Referee--Kerns. Cinderella Girl ·51 Edytho Friedman, 18, of Brooklyn, N. Y., crashed Glamor Girl Brcnda Frazicr's debut in Now York. Pos-' ing in her party dress of plaid taffeta, she declared »ho didn't caro much fertile champagnebut thought the society boys wcro "thrilling 1 ." '- jf

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