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PAGE TEN. DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE, PA. MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 1949. Basketball Basketball Spbrforials By JOHN H WIIORIC Spol -s Editoi Â·\\HATS GOING ON IN HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLES Bill Doldc, faculty managci ot athletics at the High School, "stole the show' with his "straight fro*n the heart" talk to the griddcrs he foim- crly coached at the annual Alumni dinner . The Big Si\. football banquet will be held in December, 1939, but the Mon Valley Press Association has already stalled making preparations for it, Nemacohn Country Club looks like the probable site . . South Huntingdon Township Boosters Club, organized a month ago, will sponsor an athletic banquet in Mcndon Grange Hall Wednesday night, January 18, to honor the championship South Huntingdon eleven Coich Ernie Hcflorlcs bojs uon tlie Class B title playoff game \vith East Pike Run of the Middle Mon Valley jftcr being tied with West Newton in the division for first place . Wrestling rules were changed hy the P. I. A A. to prevent coaches from "sweating' team members to bring them within \.eight limits Secretary Edmund Uicht said "I don t know how x truc" vvns the charge that "some coaches sweated tojs" The icw rule requires that each wrestler be w eighed in on the day oÂ£ each mitch in the championship tournament The league allows two pounds overweight in the 10 weight classes, rangng i p from 85 pounds . . The way North Belle Vernon slapped Ccntervillc around the lot leaves no question bul what the Haidy quintet is going to make things tough for title contenders despite the fict this is only the second eai of basketball at the school BUDGE-VINES MATCH TONIGHT PITTSBURGH, Jan. 9 -- John Donald Budge, the red thatched Cah- fornian who has compiled an all time record on the amateui tonms courts" of the world comes to Pittsburgh to attempt to \\rcst the professional crown from the brow of Ellsworth Vines, a fellow Calitorn! in Their meeting, the fourth since Budge turned pro, is scheduled for 8 30 o'clock tonight at Duqucsnc Garden. The 24 eai old led head, first to scoic a "grand slam* In tennis when he won the United States singles and doubles, the Bntish singles and doubles, the Czech the Trench and Australian singles has been hcialded a* the onl} pl.iyci in the world w h o cac give ElKworth Vines piofe^sion i' champion since he selected the play for pay game a real battle. BITS HERE AND THERb Texas Christian and Tennes-.cc were named co-chimpions ot the United States b Paul x B Williamson of the U ilhamson football i atmg anc prediction system Second the motion. . . Big Bill Kan, powerful end on the Chicago Be irs, has retired from the game m f-uoi of tackling crime, joining the West Virginia state police force . . Two buffaloes, one weighing 1,500 pounds and the other 1,000, were shot on the-E V. Bobcock estate in northern Somerset county. A herd of 11 other bisons was seen but the quota for the private hunt was fixed at tvv o . Cleveland s baseball writers named Mel Harder, Indian pitcher, as the team's most valuable player and he will receive a trophy at a dinner February 7 . . George Sisler, Wee Willie Keller and Eddie Collins apparently stand next in line for election to baseball's hall of lame this yar. Of course, there s Rube Waddell, Frank Chance, Ed Delchanty and Ed Walsh among others. . . In the 192D Hose Bowl football game, Roy Riegels ran 75 yards the wrong way to give Georgie Tech a safety and victory over University of California Since then he must have been traveling the wrong way for his wife sued him for a di- \orce, claiming he was morose and critical Mri Hiegels asks custody of two Daughters and $50 a month for their support. . . Big Jess Willard isn't broke but he's willing to work for Jack Dcmpsey, the man who whipped him and took the heavyweight title in 1919. Jack had heard the Willard, the "white hope" who won the crown from Jack Johnson an 1915, wasn't doing so well and immediately offeicd to give him a job Princeton oarsmen aic atkmg permission to row in the annual Poughkeepsie regatta. . . Wilbur W. Miller of Sagmavv, Mich, "dai k horse" competitoi, was ranked by the National Rifle Association ab the nation's leading rifle marksman on the basis of his record in mid-western meets in 1938. His percentage- ratin, for the year was 954 Second plicc went to Vincent Tiefcnbrunn of St, Louis who placed 15th last reason . , Western Golf Association announced that the vvestem amateur journey will be held at Oklahoma City beginning July 11 The western junior meet is listed for the University o: Michigan course'at Ann Arbor June 14-17 .. Indianapolis of the American Association and Cincinnati Reds have jointly purchased the Erie franchise in the Middle Atlantic League Norman A Perry, J r , son of the Indianapolis owner, will serve as secretary and business manager a Erie. . . Marshall College and West Virginia Weilcyan were added to the Geneva College grid card for 1939 while West Chester Teachers and Franklin-Marshall, opponents lasi . year, were dropped Geneva wil; play nine games, the other foes being Youngstown, W. J, Grove City Westminster, Lock Haven Teachers Bethany and Waynesburg. . . War Admiral, champion three-year-old of 1936, is In Florida training for the $50,000 Wjdener Challenge Cup race at Hialeah Park at Miami March 4 SHAMROCKS, PARAMOUNTS PLAY AT ARMORY TONIGHT Caseys Topple Jeannette Five By Large Score The Casey dribblers, aftei being defeated by the strong West Virginia Collegiate All Stars, made p grea comeback Sundiy afternoon when they defeated the fast Jeannette Mer chants at the latter's floor, 39 to 21 Wednesday finds the Casejs meet ing the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Com pany five at Tarentum and Friday another local appearance is schedule with the strong A. H S, quintet o Duqucsnc as the attraction CHURCH DARTBALL LEAGUE NOTES The schedule of games in the City :hurch Dartball League this week ollow:: Today--German Lutherans at Bip- ists, Christians at United Brethren Tuesday--Andrew Philip \s Trinity Lutheran at M E Hall, Presbyterians ,it Evangelicals, First M E at Baptists. Thursday--Andrew and Phillip at rrccnwood, United Brethren at First M E (ilowatis, Sockets Cop Girls Matches Rolling on the Manhattan alleys, the Kilowatts defeated the Fuses and the Sockets spilled the Plugs by two out of there margins in (he West Penn irii Duckpm League. The scores FUSES Cohon - - --139 83 110 332 Wilson 109 109 Mahokey ._ 109 . 109 LeJghliter 117 117 99 333 Connor 91 91 Light 98 104 112 314 Scclcr 87 104 95 286 Two feature basketball attraction: re scheduled for State Armory tonight when the fast stepping Part mount Theatres take on the Ford City Merchants and the Connells villc Recication Center Shamroc'ts Clash with the Smock girk quintet In scheduling the Ford City fiv he Paramounts arc presenting one of the finest lightweight teams in .Vcstcrn rcnnslvania Thu vistor arc all ex-Ford City High Schoo stars who have won their section.** championsi ip for the past four years The Panmounts h t v c lost only on Kame this season while pliving team m their own lightweight class an aic receiving recognition as being on of the fastest teams, in their class i this district. The gome should prove to be on of the high lights of the year The first game tonight will star promptly at 7 45 o'clock and will pre sent the Shamrocks Fayctte count girl champions of 1938, and the coun ty runners-up, the Smock Sweeties Smock has alvvas offered stiff op position for the local "cookies" an are out to avenge last scnson's dc feats This will bo the first gam since the holidays for the Shamrocks and their sixth of the current season Totals Miller - _ Porter Shipley -Albright _ Atkins Coyne -Hodges 550 517 KILOWATTS 88 109 100 124 94 89 109 121 100 103 Totals _ 510 527 SOCKETS 507 1574 132 329 117 217 87 305 86 175 230 . 203 95 95 517 1554 Leasuro Prinkey Sampey Ridgcway Blade VanNatta Fite Keslar _ Flannigan Kerns Totals . -.534 518 510 1561 Somerset Cops Thriller. Guy Fluck dribbled the length of the court unchecked and sent a two- pointer through the net to give Somerset oh 18-17 victory over Conemaugh Township High in the flnal seconds oÂ£ play. Shade Township Loses. Somerset Township High of Fne- dens, deferdmg Class B champion of Someiset county, took the mensuie of Shade Township, 17 to 10. Richman Bros. Clothes SUIT tf*^*\ r n TOPCOAT Ml I? J /.50 TUXEDO ttLL = l)jspluctl at SIMONS Cos/iCarry Cleaners 105 So. rm-Jiurf; Street. Columbus Knights, St. James Cafe Wi Bow ling on the West Penn alley St James Cafe took three btraigh fiom the Engles and the Knights _ Columbus swept thiough the Sons o Italy by a similar margin Â«n the Cil Duckpm League The scores SONS OF ITALY J Saponara 127 121 154 40 M Saponaru . 151 120 125 30 Matarozzi . 140 164 122 42 Walker . 112 144 154 47 N. Renzo 109 170 168 50 Totals 759 719 723 220 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Doerfler 178 ,,_ 17 Colarusso 150 171 32 Shnnkle . -195 13D 128 46 Pan/ella ._ 144 120 2' A Itauc _ 167 1C! ITi 40 Mancondi ._ . 169 190 35 V. Cunco ,, 140 171 31 Totah 834 780 750 230 ST. JAMES CAFE _ -174 179 191 54 - _ 100 128 28 -- 158 189 143 49 134 171 30 150 188 157 50 167 157 32 Rigger Andis 100 128 28 Welsh Galasso - _ Colland C. Driscoll - ~ Totals . 782 894 776 245 EAGLES Reed _ .119 177 130 42 Fish 166 182 131 4 Snyder 100 123 134 3C Mulhn -. _ _ 124 145 148 4 Hovvser 169 171 156 49 Totals . - . 678 804 099 218 Uockuood Team Triumphs. Rockwood spilled Beilm, 24 to 2 in two ext-a penods of mtciestin play The scoie was tied at the clo of regulation play, 22 all, and the fi extra frame failed to realize an points Captain Don Schiock sank two-pointer to win the game Rock wood made only two out of 14 frc tosses while Bcilin sank six out c 11. Rockwood also won the junio vaasity pie'immaiy, 21-15 Citrus Melon Stops Skunk. DOTHAN, Ala , Jan 9 --A trucu lent skunk crashed a fos huntin paity no-ic hcie Gene j^ane seize a wild citius melon--the only weap en at hand--cut loose with "his fa one, Kayocd the polecat and proven ed a malodoious ending to the nun Others Sjiorts News on race Scvc Important I'ilt Games Three ot Pitt's most important skctbali gimes of the year arc late m ary contests at home It will be cstmlnibtci on Januaiv 14 then uqucsnc on Januarj 28, and Tcm- e, defending confeience champion, n January 31 Hockey Schedule Light Pitt's lightweight hockey team h.ib a comparatively light schedule foi Jnnu 11 y, as far ab the number ot K imcb is conccuied, but i t s Rome \Mth Duqucsnc on Tanuaiy 18, is likely to decide the 13abtcin division champion Mes crsdale Wins Another. Mejcisdale High tupped Bell High School of Maiyland by a scoie of 24 to 18 as the winners came from behind in the second half after trailing 1^-10 Mejcrsdalc got 12 field goals and the visitois eight 1'il "os Commuters. Four oul of five of Pitt's slartmj basketball team arc commuters whc live within five miles of the University They are Bob Johnson ol 3\vibivale, Jim Klein of South Hills Mol Poit of Canick, and Eddie Stialoski of Pittsburgh I THE EVENT OF THE SEASON STARTS TOMORROW MORNING ^xV* ^Â°S"fX^o^ SV" ...C* -Â°\AV . =*\A % Ox \A-^ SHIRT SALE Up to $1 95 Values Values to $29.50 . . . Now . Values to $35.00 . . . Now . Values to $50 .. . Now . . . One Lot... Values to $30, Now.. ROBES . . . entire stock . . . 25% off MUNSING UNDERWEAR 25% off MACKANAWS men's Â£ boys' 25% off PAJAMAS . . values to $2.50 . . $1.45 SWEATERS . . values to $3.95 . . $1.89 SPAIDE WORK SHIRTS . . . 69c Men's Hose 5 pairs $1.00 25c Grade Boys' Suits 25% off 2 Kmcker Suits: 2 Long Pauls Suits: $9.95 Grade $7.47 $16.30 Grade _,,$12.37 $12 50 Grade ,, $0.37 $18.50 Grade . ,, $13.87 SHOE SALE . . . Florsheim Shoes $7.85 Crosby Square $3.95 Walter Booth $2.95 Heavy Cotton Shirts Drawers and Union Suits 69c $1 00 Giade Connolls^ille's Lending Men's Sforc. 124 Jforth IMttsburjr Street.