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January 13, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 12

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PAGE TWELVE. TFTK DAILY COURTTCR. CONNELLSvnXE, PA FRIDAY, JANUARY 3:5, j'JH' Basket! Basketball Basketball SPORTORIAL'S S^ By JOHN H. WHORIC, Sports Editor ^^ ·WHAT'S GOING ox is HIGH SCHOOL CHICLES William Lloyd McCrelght, 46, onetime All-American football player and for many years athletic coach at Altoona High, died in Phoenix, Ariz. He left Altoona in 1933 alter having coached there since returning from the Army. Walter Camp had honored him in 1916 while McCroight was starring for Washington Ss Lee. . . Greensburg's narrow escape, 17-16, from Latrobe was even closer than that for the Ray Wild five was denied a two-pointer that went through the net in the final minute of play when Cologrande fired the ball as he failed to hear the referee's whistle amid the carryings-on of the 600 howling spectators. .. Roger Jorgens.cn, center on Taylor AUderdlce High of Pittsburgh, came through with IS field goals and 10 points as his team beat Carrick, 66 to 13. The old record was 32 points made In 1926 by Man- dcra of Allegheny and tied fa 1938 by Garboden of Wcstinghouse. Few teams can score 40 points. . . Conch Stew Townsend of West Newton had said Rostravcr was his biggest worry in Section 17 and Skipper Bill Overand's boys, defending tie crown, backed up his conviction with an eight-point triumph. If Dunbar can't stop Priccdale that quintet can start making plans for its part in the W. P. _· I. A. L. eliminations. . . Physical ~ examination provisions for gymnasts j; in State high school compctition-re- - quire contestants to submit a statement to meet officials, signed by, his "__ physician or other regular, doctor, - showing that he has been given ""· complete physical once-over and is in shape to go otherwise the boy will not be permitted to compete. District ·-_ events must be over by. March 18 as ~ the regional finals are "on March 25 at Lancaster and Slippery Rock with : the State finals at State College April - 1. . . We'll have to make it our busi- "- ness to get to Alverton soon. Public Relations Council Spike Wall of East Huntingdon informs us: "Let us know ·when you're coming and we'll have the band out" . . Surprising Youngwood, 28-13, Llgonier under Coach - Carl Waugaman kept in the thick of " the race lor Section 13 flag and probably will move on to outdistance Derry Borough. The Mountaineers have a nice gang from last season.. Referee Frank Anderson made . "nice little talk" to the Jcannette cage fans in a recent game and ii was a masterpiece of effective speaking as it had the peculiar and unexpected virtue of quieting to bronkers who take a fiendish dellgh - in heckling his decisions. The re leree gently informed the heckler ' that the booing didn't hurt him bu it might cost Jeannette a loul and he disliked calling a foul against the Jawhawks in such a close one as the team was in at the moment. Judge Asks for Tougher Juries To End Murders LOGAN, W. Va., Jan. 13.--Terming capital punishment the "greatest detriment" to crime, Judge C. C. Chambers asserted "I'd like to see hall a dozen, of these vile killers hung." The judge, charging tnc grand jury here, said there had been seven homicides since the last term, of court, adding: "Human lile is cheap in this country and very cheap in Logan county. I hope the petit jurors get together and tougher. BITS HERE AND THERE Dick Guy, Al Gormlcy and Jess Quatsc will hold Irancises of the Pittsburgh Americans m the American Professional Football League. Their team did not function last season because of inability to rent Forbt., Field owing to - the World Series "scare" that didn't take. We had n chat with Dick and Jess and they are planning on bigger and better things for the gridiron season . . . . The last remaining wood buffaloes are living under the same wild c nditlons as did their ancestors for thousands of years in the Wood Buffalo Park, a Canadian National Park about 18,000 square miles in xtcnd. According to the latest estimate, there are now 1,500 ol these animals, the last of their race, living here .. Many sportsmen and natural- sts credit birds with reasoning power because they learn from experience 'but mere man won't.) They point ut that an experienced pheasant, lor nstancc, is very difficult to flush. Tie bird learns that any noise com- ng towards him may be a signal of danger and, Instead of flushing, he vill creep along the ground or run, refusing, until forced, to rise into the air "where he might become a target r or a sportsman's Bun or a bird of prey. For this reason, spaniels are he best dogs lor hunting pheasants. T"iey_TMll crowd the bird until it flushes instead of pointing him . . . Although Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian's mighty mite field general, declared his football playing days are over, President Bert Ball of the Philadelphia Eagles pro club said he would talk contract with the ace passer to try to change his mind . . . Glenn Rush and Doc Harmon are trying to coax the weather man into freezing the water in East Park BO they can organize a pair ol hockey team- and give the old town a whirl at this last and hectic sport. Boots Poffenberger, pitcher lor the Detroit Tigers, has been sued lor a divorce by his wile who charges un- lalthlulness . . ^Pie Traynor said he hod about given up hopes ol adding ntw .faces to his team next season by trades . .. End Coach Jerry Dalrymple will not be retained next lall. Head Coach Juss McLaughry of Brown announced at Providence, R. I. ... Connie Mack has been reelected president, treasurer nnd manager ol the Philadelphia Athletics. Roy Mack is vice-president and secretary and Earl Mack, assistant manager . . . National Association of State Racing Commissioners is looking to national Identification bureaus for horses and stable help as potential weapons against running ol "ringers." A "ringer" is a horse whose appearance has been altered so ho may be raced under a fake name by unscrupulous turfmen scck- ng a betting coup . . . Cumberland Fair Association has fixed August 8 to 12 and 15 to 19 as dates for the 10- day race season . . . A pack of hounds owned by Vallee Fredere caught 75 foxes is less than four months of the 1938 hunting season in Brunswick county, N. M. Greensburg to Bring Strong Team Tompht To High School Floor In Grand National War Vessel (above), nix-ycar-old son of America's Rroat Mnn 0' War, is training at Aintree, England, for theEi.ghsh Grand National Steeplechase. War Vensel is owned by Mm. Marion DuPont Scott, ol Monlpolier, Va. His brother. Battleship, won last year. (Centrcl Preil) Two great basketball games arc m rospect lor the fans lollowmg the rtunes of Connellsville High chool's two quintets when Green r i- urg High plays at the local gyn might in a dual attraction. The Cokcr junior varsity, unbeaten i lour games to date, tackle the rown and White jayvees in a prs- mlnary game starting at 7:15 o'clock Thc^c youngsters have won a hos f friends with their excellent pcr- ormances. The varsity contest gets under way t 8:1! o'clock. The Westmoreland ountyseatcrs, defending champions ill be out to continue their un- roken string of victories tills season nd thus remain deadlocked at th op of Section 0 with Johnstown High. Grcensburg took n hard lough ame from Norwln, 30-20, and then lopped to a win over Latrobe 17-16 fter trailing for three quarters. Th Cokcrs have yet to win a league til 'Lit the lad* practice hard and often nd the fact that both Johnstown am v, in were extended to defeat them von't make Grccnaburg's task on; asicr. Basketball Scares Card Flaying Increases. WASHINGTON, Jan. 13. -- Caid playing apparently is increasing. The bureau of internal revenue reported that the stamp tax was paid on 41,909,961 packs of cards in the last fiscal year compared with 39,977,142 packs in the previous year. Deny Harem Story Beatrice Mao Murphy (top) and Mary Louiso Thompson, txvo ol five girl majjazire vendors who accompanied John H. Dmg"*aU and Caroline Carter on a trailer trip from New York, are pictured at Miami, Fla., where they denied stories ol immoral conduct told by two ol the other prirls. Dinsrnal] nnd Miss Carter, both of Port Jems, N. Y., were charged with conspiracy to violate tho Mann Act (Central Prtet) Ellsworth 22, East Pike Run 19 N. Belle Vcmon 43, German Township 29. Roanokc 47. George Washington 33. Lalaycttc 33, Alfred 24. Westminster 52, Gcnc\a 41 Baylor 38, Texas Ag?ies 34. Wash. Lee 62. Wm. Mary 42. Alabama 38, Sewancc 21. Virginia 37. North Carolina 28 Shamrocks Beat Dunbar Lassie Howitzers, Paramounts Play Tonight The Paramount basketball quintet opens a three-game series with the Howitzer Company team tonight at Stale Armory. The game will be a preliminary to the Casey-Duquesne A. R. S. fray and the series promises to give lans plenty ol thrills. Wednesday night the Paramounts annexed their victory No. 15 by defeating a hard fighting Dunbar aggregation at the Dunbar floor, 31-30. The Furnace Town lads got off to a good start and pUed up a 9-2 lead in the first quarter. The Paramounts made a great comeback in the second period to trail at the hall by only one point and then continued their attack in the third stanza to forge into a 21-16 lead. ' A lurious pace was set by the Dunbar five in.the final canto and though the Connellsvillo team was outscorcd, it managed to carry off a one-point victory. The line-ups: Paramounts . G. F. Pis. Conway, 1 2 0 4 Sbpa, 1 3 1 7 McMuUcn, c ____: 1 0 2 Kline, s 1 1 9 Robinson, g ' 0 0 0 Testa. I --1 2 0 4 Brown, o 0 2 2 Blasey, g 1 1 3 Playing their first game of the nc\ year and their sixth of the season the Recreation Center Shamrock defeated the Dunbar Rccre.itio Center girls Wcdncs-day night, 31 U 13, at College Hall, Dunbar, bctor an enthusiastic crowd ol over 30 persons who packed the hall to EC the twin all-star bill, with the loca Paramount Theatre's and the Dunba Recreation Center Red Flashes play ing the night cap. The girls game was much close than the score indicates and it wa only In the final period that th taller Shamrocks were able to pii up a sale lead. Tulley and featured lor the winners v/hil Bogusky played a swell game lo Dunbar. The line-ups: Shamrocks G. F. PI Rowc, 1 »___TM-TM- 5 Fronik, 1 0 Tulley. c 6 . 14 Mctzger, Scott, g ... Secsc, g _.. Totals . Non-scoring substitute--Primus. Dunbar Bogusky, 1 _ _ A. DiNcllo, 1 , C. DiNello, c . M. DiNello, g , JarvK g G. . 3 ..1 . 0 _0 . 0 F. PL 1 3 1 0 0 Totals ..__ . . 4 5 Non-scoring substitutes -- Miner Mansinl. Relcrce--Bogusky. isiting Five Has Not Been Beaten in Cage League Play. IRST CONTEST AT 7:15 SHARP 'olcs, Meters Cop West Penn Game; Bowling on the West Pcnn alleys he Poles took three straights fro: he Watts and the Meters wade hrough the Lines in the Weal Pen Duckpln League. The scores: METERS Quinn 203 ISO 117 McQuIgg 104 111 131 Wamhoff 156 148 158 Adams ___ 159 Price 107 _ Lindsay _ _ 172 118 Weaver 139 -September- 1938 SPORTS PARADE -By JACK SORDSf (XWAU) BOOSt YfeJ J'ttlo'JAt.lWir CHAMPIONSHIP AT foetst aius^i HEATMssewe MAI uiTHe. firtM. HOMO ce-faffcvKti/wiufSi SCORES OF «r3,6-£i6-2,"l CASEYS WILL PLAY MONDAY AT ARMORY Ittsburgh Quintet in Main Part' of Local Double Cage Card. GAME TONIGHT IS CALLED OFF The Casey basketball team, scheduled to appear at State Armory tonight jgalnst Duquesne A. R. S., has innounccd that the game has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. There aic two games booked for the Armory Monday night however, with the Paramounts engaging Peters Company five and the Caseys meeting Pittsburgh Plate Gkss quintet. These games will btart at 7:30 and 8'30 o'clock. ^ Tonight at the Armory the Para- mounts and Howitzers play the first of a three-game series. v «Jtt IMS *MTIOIAL A«AH!UR GOL , A660TT a TUB PiMAlS MNC »IA7U»U SYNQICATL tf*. I. C. Juniors Win. Immaculate Conception High Junior Varsity copped a 17-13 decision over the Oslcvec fl\e Wednesday at State Armory. Hartman was the bl gun for the Owls, scoring 10 points all from the field. McCarthy toppec the Oglevce scorers with six tallies. Child-Mother Paroled. GREENSBURG, Jan. 13, -- Mrs Norma McClelland Shircy, who will become 16 years of age January 14 and a mother of a 14-months old baby, was paroled for five years by Judge Richard D. Laird on a charge of sending blackmail letters to Mrs. Guy Betz, teacher and principal of the West Bolivar school. Opposed to Fire Company. Members ol Youngstown borough council, Westmoreland county,-said to be opposed to a fire department there while the borough is without adequate water supply for fighting fires, failed to attend a meeting of firemen Monday night when invited. Dickinson Totals _ _ 131 34 15 107 290 139 131 20 655 2110 Newmcycr Dummy 95 111 143 85 Conncllsvillo's Leading Men's Store. 121 Sorth PUtsburg Street. 280 202 204 285 371 85 Total* 470 50C 511 1487 Mcncfee -Moorman _ Eislcy Godfrey Hockmuth . J. Murray Totals Saponara . SUllwagon Kunklc Potthoff Dummy Totals POLES -- 109 173 115 149 155 148 136 144 135 121 150 _. 105 101 _. -_ _. 130 127 426 399 424 391 101 257 736 677 1998 85 255 559 555 631 1745 Disney's Picture Best. NEW YORK, Jan. 13.--Film Daily announced today that Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" had been selected as the best motion picture of 1038 in a poll of 536 newspaper, syndicate and magazine critics. Armstrong Wins Again. Henry Armstrong retained his welterweight crown by winning a 10- round decision over Baby Aiizmcndi, Mexican idol, in Lost Angeles Tuesday night. Totals Dun bar Soldano, 1 _ Gent, i Bruno, c Parker, g Bugusky, g SUenar, f . Totals Score by quarters: Paramounts . Dunbnr .. .. _ . Referee--Lons. Umpire--McDowell. G. 4 _. 1 . . 1 ,_ 2 _ 3 _ 4 15 2 10 9 4 5 31 r. Via. 9 10--31 3 14--30 y Safety Valic Aids Cans. BENN1NGTON, Neb, Jan 13 -Gas-bloated cows need no longer be painfully punctuied \\ith pitchfoiks. An aluminum safety valve imented here by Dr. P. J. Christiansen may be inserted pcimancntly m ··boi'.jV' side, permitting her to expel the dangerous gas with a musical \\ histlc. 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