The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 25, 1939 · Page 7
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January 25, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

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WEDN'ESD \Y. J \XUAKY 25, 1939. DADOY COUKTER. CONNELT.SVrT^I.15, PA. PAGE SEVEN. Basketball Basketball Sportorials By JOHN H. WHORIC Spoils Editor. MILLERS TOO HOT AND WIN TILT EASILY Worst Setback of Year For Orange and Black, 40-23. ATJEANNETTE TUESDAY NIGHT Scottdale High cagcrs were "hot" Tuesday night to hand Connellsvllle 'High its \\orst defeat of the season in Section 9 at the Mill Town Armory. The final score was 40-23 The Scots didn't ihow a consistent passing attack as many times . , -. .,, the Cokcrs broke down passes but won 15 games and lost nine in 49 , h ^ { t . relief roles last year. Mace, who i ( J ^ VAUGHAN, BROWN SIGN OT Floyd "Arky" Vaughan and Mace Brown have turned in their signed contracts to the Pirates and t-vo more important cogs In the Buccos National League flag bid have been signed up for the 1030 race. One of the dependable of the mainstays, Vaughan's powerful bat plnys an Important part in the Bucs drive. Not yet 21, Arky, fifth among National League batters last season, is joining the Pirates for nib eighth season. He led all shortstops in putouts, assists and double p)ays, having a part in 107 double plays. Brown was the relief pitcher deluxe ol the Pirates hurling stnff who was knocked out ot the box In the only brace of tilts he started, expects to show up in a regular starting role this year. BITS HERE AXD THERE Chester Washington, Pittsburgh Courier (colored) sports editor, believes John Henry Lewis has an outside chance of beating the Biown Bomber In tonight's boxing bout but feels Impelled to string along with Joe Louis, the logical favorite. Lewis naturally Is counting on superior boxing to gain him a decision as he doesn't intend to let Joe finding him with a hand of chlororm. . . Cleveland Rams of the National Pro Football League signed up Alex Atty, West Virginia U's 210-pound guaid. ... No doubt many of us would like to be "surprised and frightened" ns was the ex-chorus girl who got a slice of Colonel Jake Rupperfs wad. Helen Wcyant, 37, said she hoped to do "good" with the money as thoagh any person with millions could do anything else. . . Yankee Stadium, New York, will be the scene of the 1930 major league all-star baseball game on July 11 with Connie Mack leading the Americans, . . The full name of "Goots" Weber, Chicago Cubs vice-picsidcnt, is Carl August Friedrich Wilbclm von Wollenwebcr. . . . Eddie Johnson, son of Walter, the Immortal pitcher, plays center on the University of Maryland basketball team. . . Nebraska and Baylor will meet on the 'gridiron to 1039. . . A survey covering 100 colleges reveal the average head football coach's salary Is S6.107 while the average for the professors is 55,158. . . Fairmont claims to be the starting place for both Billy- Conn of Pittsburgh and Tommy Splegal of Uniontown, other contentions notwtihsttndlng Conn fought n four-round piclimi- nary In the West Virginia town in 1935 with Dick Woodward of Fairmont taking the decision. Splegal broke into the game as Tommy Swift. But if the two were broke and needed some help, no one would give a whoop what relief board they'd single out Ing Miller-who would quickly convert into a basket One-handed overhead shots were the home club's specialty and more of this type were made than missed The Orange and Black started off well as McCoy and Lewis talltid from the field This lead was jhoit- lived as Coach Bill Lohr's proteges made their shots from the field and foul line register to put them ahead, 8-5, at the end of the quarter. The Millers Increased this advantage to 1B-10 at halftima and then tucked the game safely away with a great third quarter splurge that netted 17 points. No more games are to be plaed in Section 9 until next Tuesday and at that time the Cokcrs travel to Joannctte to begin the second half of Its schedule The llnc-ups: Connellsvllle ,, G. F. Pts. Furtncy, f 1 Mansbcrgcr, f 0 Solsjon, c 1 Lewis, g McCoy, g _ AT DUNBAR. TONIGHT A basketball game, listed for tonight at Lelsenring No. 1 In a benefit for the Infantile paralysis campaign fund, brings together the evenly matched, Georges and Dunbar Township High quintets. Play Is listed for 8 o'clock. The two clubs have fought twice, each winning the tilt at home. This will be the "rubber" game. The preliminary game \vlll feature two Dunbar Township Alumni fives. Mount Pleasant Football Dinner Thursday Night MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. 25.-Bill Daddio, Pitt's great AU-Amcr- ican end, will head a list of prominent speakers at the banquet to be held Thursday night to honor of the Ramsay High School football team. The dinner, held annually by the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs, will have as guests 49 members of the Bobcat squad, four managers, five c^eer leaders, trainer, scorer, coaches and newspapermen. It will be at 6 30 o'clock in the large diningroom of the National Hotel Almost half of the playeis on the squad, 24 in number, earned their "numerals" In the season just past and of those lettermen, 18 will be lost by graduation which means that Coach Ned Culler has a difficult task facing him next fall. Others included on the speaking program include C. J, Shupe, president of Rotary; Ike Oswald, president of Kiwanis; Professor J. C. Haberlen, superintendent of Mount Pleasant public schools; G. Clifford Smglcy, principal of Ramsay High School, and Coach Culler. McMullcn, f Reed, f Totals Scottdale Zcarlcy, f Kcss, f Akers, c -Harris, g . 1 .3 .2 . 1 _ 3 G. _3 _5 .1 .5 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 2 2 6 7 2 5 23 F. Pts. 3 Randolph, g 2 Totals . 16 8 40 Scoring by qarters. Connelisville 5 5 6 Scottdalc 8 S 17 Referee--Mellman. 7--23 7--40 Parochials, South Union. Play Tonight Immaculate Conception High basketball team Js at home tonight, being host to South Union Township in a Fayette-Grcene League tussle. The Owls have shown constant improvement and an Interesting battle is anticipated A preliminary featuring the junior varsities of the two schools gets under way at 7:15 o'clock with the main attraction scheduled for 8:15 o'clock. Thursday night Coach Earl Trump takes his Night Riders to Rockwood for a return engagement. ALvert on Five /.oses To Ramsay Taking an early lead, Ramsay High of Mount Pleasant trounced East Huntingdon Township Tuesday night at the Alverton gym by a 40-28 score. Rudnlk paced Coach Ned Culler's baskctccrs while Bales was highest point-getter for East Huntingdon. Shot Patting Ace. Coach Carl Olson of the Pitt track team expects John Bazyk, big Junior shot putter from Brooklyn, to better the 50 feet mark this winter or spring. -He already holds the Pitt mark of 49 ft -t one Inch. READY TO QUIT · By Jack Sords FAME. iwe/Jry ArtP WAR ACWlRAU ~fo ( owc A BAD SPlU. At SAWOSA DUNBAR DRUBS FAYETTE CITY IN SECTION 17 Scoring Field Day Keeps Township in Running For Crown. HECTIC SCRAP NEXT TUESDAY Dunbar Township High had a field day and ran n\vay with a 59 to 23 decision over Fnyette City at Leiscn- nnK No. 1 Tuesday night as the Red and Black continued to press its claim for laurels in Section 17, W P. I A L. While Dunbnr was rolling up 27 field goals and five frec^ pitches, Rostravcr Township tuin'ed back Belle Vernon, 40 to 19, and West Newton toppled South Huntingdon, ·10 to 25, as the three leaders remained deadlocked foi first place m the fourth game, Perry Township Commodores bowed to Sewickley Township, 31 to 27 Lciscnrmg got away to a quick start and Fayette City never had a chance as the Bruce M. Shearer varsity was benched for the greater part of the scrap to give the rcsoi vcs a chance to swing into action. Horn anko, reserve center, pnccd the scorers with 14 points while Sepcsi, sub forward, was next in line with 10 Completion of the flr»t half found three teamv in a deadlock. The flag chase will tighten up Tuesday night as LeiMjnring will be host to Stew Townscnd's West Newton Hornets who had dished out the only reversal to the Shearer boys The Red and Black will be revenge-bent. The suirmary. Fa»cile City G. F. Pis. Ridgcway, f 3 McKlnley, t 0 Russell, c ... - 1 Hemy, Butler, K -McCrory, f _ Totals 27 Scoring by quarters: · r.njettc City G 8 Dunbar Tw,p. _ _ 16 18 Referee--Barr. 59 7 2--23 D 16--59 W. P. 5. A. L. CAGE SUMMARIES SECTION FOUR Yestcrda'« Results. Charlerol 3D; Moncssen 33. Donora 44; Monongahela 37. Brownsville 34; California 20. SUndint of the CInbs. W. Charlcroi 5 4 Monessen -Brownsville _ Donora Monongahela California . . _ 1 _ 0 Pet. 1 000 800 Joe LouU Sees SUn. Eicrjoric m Joe Loius" training cimp at Pompton Lakes, N. J., agreed that the Brown Bomber saw lucky stars when he narrowly 05- escaped a $100,000 training Injury. Joe collided head-on with Sparmatc Harry English in the second round c' their boxing West Newton 46; S. Huntingdon 25. Standing: of tbe Clubs. W. Dunbar 6 Rostravcr __------ 6 West Newton S j South Huntingdon _ 4 Scwicklcy 3 I PcrryopoIis Games Tuesday. Charleroi at Donora. Monongahela at Brownsville. SECTION NINE Yesterday's Results. Scottdalc 40, Conncllsvilie 23. Norwln 45; Latrobe 20. Grcensburg 28, Jcannettc 19. Standing of the Clubs. Johnstown -- Nonvin Greensburg -Scottdale Latrobe Jcannettc -- Conncllsvilie W. . 5 , 5 5 , 3 , 2 . 1 , 0 L. 1 1 1 3 ·» 5 6 Pet. .833 .833 .833 .500 .333 .167 .000 Games Tuesday. Connellsvllle at Jeannette. Scottdale at Norwln. Latrobe at Johnstown. SECTION IS Yesterday's Results. Ellsworth 31; Centervllle 27. German 31; Redstone 22. BentleyviUfl 25; East Bethlehem 16 Standing of the Clubs. W. L. Redstone _ . Benllcyville North Belle Vernon.- German Centervllle Ellsworth East Bethlehem East Pike Run -. - Pet, .857 .714 667 500 .500 .429 333 .000 Games Monday. German at Centervllle. N. Belle Vernon at East Bethlehem. Redstone at East Pike Run. SECTION 17 Yesterday's Results. Rostravcr 40; Belle Vernon 19. Sewickley 31; Perryopolis 27. Dunbar 59; Fayctto City 23. Fair SII1I Try toff. Tony Galento will take on Tommy (Still Trying) Farr in New York March 10. Farr. the Wales boxer, has yet to win an American match. It has been denied, however, the two tre matched SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 1939, AT 1 P. M. On premises known as Mike Liikatch, near Trotter School, a short distance nest of Connellsvllle, Fa., the following described property. 1-1932 International Truck, U License 1-1034 International Truck, V License. 1 Late 30 International Truck, U License. 1 Acme 2-ton Truck, solid tires. 1-1931 Willys Sedan, first class condition 1 Late 36 Intcrnatlonl Truck, 10 feet long. 1 Elevated Desk 2 Swivel Chairs. 1 Stc.im Engine. 1 Set ol Log Harness 1 Pla'form Scale. 2 Large Barnes Safes. 1-No. 2 Frick Saw Mill, 56 in. Hoe Inserted Tooth Saw. 8 and 10 Inch Rubber Belts. 5,000 2.\Gxl8 inch Mine Caps 1 Large Studebaker Motor wi'h pulley lor power. 500 Cribbing Blocks. .t.OOO Fence Failings. 18 Railroad Ties. 1 Lot of Mine Tics. 1-125 Horse-power Monroe Boiler, State inspected, with bricked outside aim brick fire box. Will Finance Trucks and Car, Other Articles Cash. L. Z. HODII,. AUCTIONEER. ALEX CHINK, OWNER. 1 Lot of Parts for Saw Mil) 2 Flat Courier Show Cose;, 1 Large Office Desk 1 Desk and Typewriter. 2 Wood Filing Cabinets. 442 Acrci of timber, mostly oak, 3 miles south of Connells- vi'lc. Pa. Fayette City Belle Vernon ret, .857 .357 .857 .571 .429 .280 .143 .000 Games Tnesdijr. Belle Vernon at Fayette City. Perryopolis at Rostravcr. South Huntingdon at Sewickley. West Newton at Dunbar. SECTION IS Lut Nlsht'o Results. Deny Boro. 32; Derry Twp. 19. Hurst 31; Youngwood 25. Ml. Pleasant 40; E. Huntingdon 28. Standing of the Clubs. W L. Llgonier ~ _ 6 0 Dcrry Borough 4 2 Hurst 4 2 Youngwood Mt. Pleasant East Huntingdon Derry Township ret. 1000 .607 .667 .500 .333 .187 .107 Games Tuesday. Ligonler at Dcrry Township. Derry at East Huntingdon. Mount Pleasant at Younguood. FAYETTE-GREENE LEAGUE Yesterday's Results. Noith Union 17; Georges 16. Point Marlon 67; Mapletown 33. Georges ._ Point Marlon North Union South Union Mapletown , T. Conception Standing of the Clubs. W. L. -- 4 Pet. .800 .800 .600 .500 .200 .000 Game Tonight South Union at I. Conception. Pay Off ALL Your Bills With a Personal Loan Then have LESb to pay Cu"h month, because you have only ONU place to pay. There'll be more LEFT OVER for your living expenses. Main requirement, just your ability to repay the loan in small sums regularly. No co-makers No Indiscreet Inquiries. "Personal Credit" loans up to $300 on your ^ignature only, or those of husband and w i f e Come in or phone. FINANCE COMPANY Zimmerman's Annual February Furniture Sale Only a store with Zimmerman's icputation for values could stage anything like it! Only a store with Zimmerman's volume purchasing could bring you tuese great savings on. quality mci'cuandise. Only a store like Zimmoiman's would daio take such losses on fresh Winter merchandise instead of holding it over until next year! Shaie In this bargain party. Bring the family and fnends ·ttith you! They're all coming! Mother, Dad, Sis and Brother-to get their share of the stupendous values Zimmerman's is offering in the Annual February Furniture Sale. They're coming from every place in town--from rniles and miles away! Because a Sale like this can't be missed. There'll be a store packed with Values! Values! Values! WATCH FOR OUR SALE ADS IN FRIDAY'S COURIER

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