The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 26, 1939 · Page 7
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, January 26, 1939
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M-UUKSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1933 THr. DAIL,Y COURIER, CONNEI.LSVILLE. PA. PAGE SEVEN. Sportoriais By JOHN H. WHORIC Sports Editor. VANDERGRIFT EASILY BEATEN, RECORDS FALL WHAT'S GOING ON IN HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLES Coach T. Lcsslcy Wilson of Trafford High, speaking at a football dinner, emphasized respect, courage and sportsmanship as three phases of character developed by athletic competition. .. Westmoreland county has two sections of basketball play for junior high schools. Penn Township, Irwin, Manor and North Invin make up one and Washington-Wende], Stanton, Penn, South Grcensburg and Harrold the other. . . Monongahcla has open football dates for September 15-16 pnd October 28-29 which Coach Blair McMillan would like to fill at once to close his calendar. . . A brilliant catch of a _game-wmning pass in the'closing minute ot play gave Joe Wisor, little Cochran High halfback, the honor of turning in the outstanding individual amateur performance at Johnstown's stadium during 1938. Honorable mention went to Fritz Wright and Emery Whitlow, Johnstown High's colored football stars. . . Masontown Rotary Club will hold a banquet for the high school football team on February 8... South 'Union Township High has received a WPA grant ot $34,744 to construct a retaining wall and fence at the school's athletic field. It is hoped to have the job completed in time for the 1939 season... Shiftman, West Newton High center, injured just before -the opening of the basketball campaign In an automobile accident, lias returned to the lineup and Coach Stew S. Townsend breathes much eiisier. . . Bob Frazier. is the coach of Rostraver Township High dribblers,, having succeeded Johnny Kopp who was pilot last season. Frazier had been in the township for a .'number of -years, handling the junior varsity. Bill Ovcrand is the grid skipper. .. Perryopolis floor followers arc riled at some of the officiating they have been forced to swallow, principally when arbiters let the game get away from them. This is a bad situation because the sport immediately turns Into a rdughhouse. There should of.- a weeding out among the arbiters the same as in other businesses because poor officiating shouldn't be tolerated, not at the price schools are compelled to "pay in this day and age. The tariff Is for A-No. 1 men and that's what they should be. Good Times Made as First Water Contest Of Year Is Won. COACH BARR IMPRESSED JOE KNOCKS OUT JOHN HENRY IN FIRST ROUND BITS HERE AND THERE ' The Yankees will play in Washington April 17 in the flrst American League · baseball game and the next ·time finds Boston at New York Washington in Philadelphia, Chicago in Detroit and Cleveland in St .Louis. First games at Chicago Cleveland and Boston are carded for April 21 . . . Freddie Crum, former local baskcteer, is now coaching the -r, Pittsburgh Preps . . . Paul Gannon ' Pittsburgh radio tenor who was master of ceremonies recently for the program sponsored by Billy Bishop . and His Band, is touring with thi popular Ice Follies of 1939 as singer and announcer. He joined the troupe in Boston. Gannon has been doinj the announcing since the death of EC Mahlke, one of the organizers . . Rollia Hemslcy, playboy-catcher o ·*· the Indians, isn't quite sure of hi: ability to keep out of trouble with the Cleveland officials next season . . . Grover Cleveland Alexander the greatest pitcher of his day, now in a New York flea circus, can't un derr.tand the young hurlcrs in base v ball. "They all have sore arms," said Old Pete. "Hell, I never .had a SOD arm in my life. I don't have many theories but one of them is this Their arms aren't developed bccaus {hey don't throw enough. They com up to the league's with men's bodle and kid's arms' Then they don' work enough or pitch enough in practice. When they do pitch they throw too durn much. Take thi · young Feller. He pitches a game anc he strikes out 10 or 11. But h walks'-10 or 11, too. That's 44 ball he's thrown on the walks alone, no cuuntin' the strikes. Then he don' work again for another throe days The splashers of Connellsville High School turned in a decisive 51 to 21 victory over Vandergrift at the latter's pool Wednesday afternoon in the season's initial dual swimming meet. Coach Red Barr's boys turned in creditable performances in all of the events, except diving which they forfeited because of lack of proper raining facilities here. It was the year's first try for the Drange and Black water performers ·ho will be defending the champ- onship of the Western Pennsyl- ania Intcrscholastic Athletic League ext month and the men'.jr was im- ircssed by th« good showing of his thletes. Blacka's fine race in the 100 free tyle gave him a new record. Foley was unable to accompany the squad sccause of illness that confined him o his home yet two sophomores, But- crmore and Baldwin, walked off vith first and second places, the former having a nice winning time. Laugherly turned in a great race to defeat Keffer in the 40 while Colbom's usual good prformance en ibled him to break his own back crawl record. Both relay teams did exceptionally well while Clemmer, in beating the Held in the 220, barely missed Dick Minerd's record by half a second. . There are six other dual meets for he Cokers, two of which are listed lor the home pool. The summary: 40-yard free style--Laugherty and Kcffcr, Cokers, flrst and second; Robley, Vandergrift, third. Time 21 seconds. 100-yard breast stroke--Buttermore and Baldwin, Cokers, flrst and second; Lace, Vandergrift, third, Time 1:19. 220-yard free style--Clemm'er and Dennis, Cokers, first and second Aleksurns, Vandergrift, third. Time jPRESTONEgal.$2.69 5:50-17 Simp On Chnlns 29c Emerson Radio $9.95 .Lined Brake Shoes 22c Ued i'liips 20c Flares (set of It) $2.7!) Brake Lining, ft. I9c Marker Litcs _.23c Motor Oil, 2 jrnl 70c Reflectors -19c Alcohol (18S proof) C9c /crone, gul. SUe X-Clmlns 5c Repair links It- Defrosters _ 20c Storupe Batteries $3.39 Exchange 100-yard back stroke--Colborn and Boyd, Cokcrs, first and second Wilson, Vandergrift, third. Time 1:10 (new record). 100-yard free style -- Blacka Cokers, first; Carman, Vandergrift, second; Cross, Cokers, third. Time :59 (now.record). Diving--Cokers forfeited flrst and second to Vandergrift. · 120-yard medley relay--Won by Cokers (Colborn, Buttermore and Blacka). Time 1:11 (new record) ICO-yard free style relay--Won by Cokers (Laugherty, Frazier Boyle and Keffcr). Time 1:26 (new record). Of course, he gets a sore arm" . Heinz Latck of Germany, 188, sue cessfully defended his Europea heavyweight title against Karcl Sys 186, of Belgium . . . Johnny Allen Indians' hurlcr, predicted his ailin Hinging whip would be jcady for th season's opening after bandages wcr taken off it following an opcratio . . . Rev. John F. Farley, C. S. C one of the greatest all-around ath letes at Notre Dame University, suo cumbcd to a paralytic stroke whic necessitated amputation of a leg. H captained the 1900 Rambler gridders and won four letters in football, fou in baseball and one in track. Fathe Farley was C2 . . . Nathan Mann an Al Gainer, New Haven, Conn heavies, have been signed for a 1C rounder February 2. PAROCHIALS WHIPPED BY SOUTH UNION Locals Blanked in First Period in Fayette- Greene Loop. KRIZNER,ORBIN LEAD SCORERS Immaculate C o n c e p t i o n High School was unable to stop a determined Scuth Union High basketball team at State Armory Wednesday night us the visitors completely dominated the play throughout to record a 32-21 victory and go into a third place tie in the Fayette-Grccnc League. Krizner pascd the townshippers, scoring 11 points while Orbin was high for the Owls. Tne line-ups: C. II. S. Orbin, f ... Scacchi, f 'orter, c . Joye, g Sidow, g Dayin, f : eiger, g _ Christopher, g Flooring the challenger three times, Joe LOi/.'s retained his world's heavyweight championship as Referee Art Donovan stopped the Cght in the first round to save John Henry Lewis further punishment. The light heavyweight champion was helpless before the ruthless onslaught of the'Brown Bomber. The end came after two minutes and 29 seconds during' which John Henry "never had a chance." The picture shows Lewis falling to the floor. The bout, held in Madison Square Garden, grossed more than $100,000. LOUIS KAYOES LEWIS IN FIRST ROUND OF FIGHT By JACK CUDDY United Press Staff Correspondent. MEW YORK, Jan. 26.--With a murderous attack reminiscent of the Max Schmeling slaughter, Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis Wednesday ni«ht retained his title with n technical knockout over John Henry Lewis in the first round at Madison Square Garden. It took the smashing champion only 25 seconds longer to dispose of the Arizona Negro than it did for him to knock out Schmcling last June. And the Schmcling kayo was the fastest in the history of the heavyweight title flghts. Louis, although a warm friend of John Henry outside of the ring, showed his Negro buddy no mercy before 18,000 thundering fans. Joe belted his man out at the earliest possible' second, after they had sparred cautiously for a moment. He floored the stream-lined Western Negro three ti'ies, and Referee Arthur ' Donovan halted the massacre when the count had reached five on the third trip to the canvas. Jolting Joe started John Hcnr;' on the way to a kayo, when the fight was scarcely more than a minute old. Few blows had been landed, as they came out of Lewis' corner after a clinch.. Then the champion feinted with his left and shot over a straight right that caught John Henry flush on the chin. John's knees buckled. A barrage of hooks that culminated with an explosive right to the temple floored him for the count of two. In the face of this murderous barrage John Henry rose and tried to flght back, but he was knocked almost through the ropes by left and right hooks that crashed into his chin He slithered lo the canvas and tool! the count of three. Again he rose. It was apparent then that John Henry was hurt beyond recovery because a fighter of Lewis' experience -- with 99 bouts under his belt -- would not have taken short counts lad he been completely conscious, would have stayed down for nine so that his head might clear. When he rose, Louis swarmed over him, blasting him with blows that icrked and turned the challenger's NORTH -BRADDOCK-TO- PLAY AT ARMORY FRIDAY NIGHT Referee Donovan, who has officiated at c; - cry one of Louis' New York bouts, watched the floundering challenger anxiously as he stumbled about the ring. When he went down for the third time, Donovan stepped in and grasped John Henry behind the neck, raising him somewhat from the canvass and waving to Joe and the knockdown timekeeper that the bout was over. The time was 2:29 of the first round. Joe had knocked out Max Schmcling at 2:04 of the first round at Yankee Stadium last June. Although Louis had entered the ring a 10-1 favorite over his lighter challenger, the quick knockout and the murderous manner in which it was delivered, brought only cheers from the capacity crowd, which paid probably more than $100,000 to witness the abbreviated brawl. There had been some skepticism about the trend of the battle because both the champion and challenger were Negroes, and because the first all-Negro fight for the heavyweight title back in 1913 had been a fiasco of a draw. That was when Champion Jack Johnsson defended the title aaginst Jim Johnson. Wednesday's battle was the second all-Negro heavyweight title flght. DUNBAR BEATS GEORGES FIVE IN THIRD TILT Duke-Tccli Cage Game. Collegiate basketball will be ployed at Duquesnc Garden on January 30 when Duquesne meets Carnegie Tech. Don Budge, successful to date in his tennis campaign against Ellsworth Vines will meet Fred Perry, of England, March 17 at the Garden. Dunbar Township High walked off with the rubber in the three-game scries with Georges Township High basketocrs, taking a 37 to 28 decision at Lciscnring No. 1 Wednesday night. The fray was for the benefit of the infantile paralysis fund and a largo crowd turned out, netting more than $40 for the campaign. Dunbar took charge of affairs in the opening quarter and set up a lead that was: increased during the second frame, an edge the Red and Black refused to surrender. Dunbar had previously won a decision at home and then dropped a verdict at York Run. The third fray was arranged as a benefit. The summary: Georges G. Kotun, f 5 Wilson, f 0 ' J. Andria, c --.«--_ 3 Goode, g 0 Barton, g _ 3 Vcrbus, f 1 The Casey basketball team plays at State Armory Friday night, meeting the North Braddock Vikings, one of the strongest quintets in the Pittsburgh district. The Vikings have been playing together for the past 10 years and hold an enviable reputation. The Casey combination will have Its hands full to continue its record of not having lost a home contest :t is the plan of the Casey management that by bringing classy aggrega- ions here, fandom will be appreciative and help support the games. The Howitzer Company five wil be featured in a preliminary, oppos ng the Charleroi Merchants. Thi: jame will start at 7:30 oclock while :he main attraction is scheduled for 8:30 o'clock. Tonight the Caseys meet the Vikings at Braddock and all players are requested to be at Funari's store at 6:15 o'clock. F. 2 0 0 .0 1 1 Pts. ' 1.2 0 6 : 0 7 3 Totals Dunbar Hcrchko, f Pavlosky, f Herlznell, c Husband, g Kontra, g Uhazic, .... Scpcsi, g --.12 28 G. F. Pts. . 2 -- 3 _. 5 -- 1. _ 2 ... 0 _. 3 .... 16 Totals Score by periods: Georges 2 6 9 11--28 Dunbar 8 12 9 8--37 5ni/E-A-JriMJT£ MARTY --by-- LAWRENCE GALI/EY, a HilIcrest." MART/, MY CAR REFUSED TO START SO f MISSED MY APPOJNTMENTAND LC WELL, HERES ONE SALE YOU CANT E ON THE WINTER BARGAIN SALE HOLDING ALL 415 WEEK IUSG Dodgo D e l u x e Coupi; .,, ...8130 Down, $4.83 Per IVcok Gunmctal finish. Low mileage. Motor like new. Heater and defroster. New tiros. Guaranteed. You must see this coupe to realize its value. 1931 IVilleys -1-D Sedan. $3S Down, S1.7G Week This is a fine running car, for work or pleasure. Fair rubber, good paint and trim, and a motor that will give you plenty of miles per gallon. lfl3S Terriiplnne Deluxe 4-Boor Touring Sedan-- #i:iO Down, SI.S3 Week Black duco luster finish like new. Good tires. Electric- hand. Good motor. Upholstery like new. This car has been completely checked and is in the pink of condition. Heater and antl-frccze-- winterized for the road. A bargain in every way. 1!1«." Plymouth -l-Door Tourine Sedan . . . §103. Down, 84.14 Week Here is the greatest bargain we ever offered in our history. This car has a brand new motor--guaranteed to give you real satisfaction in economy and -performance. Also radio and heater for comfort and pleasure. Bright, new finish. 1038 I'ontiiic Master BH 4-D.opr Touring Sedan, S140 Down, 85.12 Week Black color. Finish like new.' Radio. New rubber. Fine upholstering. . Low 'mileage. This car was never secondhand before.' We stand bade of it. The car for a thrifty buyer. ".".'. 1928 "Chevrolet -i-Door Sednn _.....$20.00 Down, Sl.30 Per'Week Good motor and tires--A fine car for getting to \vork. G., ..4 _0 1 _.0 ...0 F. Pts. Totals South Union Super, f Krizncr, f Kollar, -c Worthir.gton, g --Williams, g --. Rusnak, g .... 9 G. 4 2 1 1 0 3 21 F. Pts. 1 5 3 11 3 7 1 3 3 5 1 1 12 32 To'.als _.... 10 Scoring by quarters: I. C. H. S ... -.- 0 3 9 9--21 South Union _._.4 6 11 11--32 Referee--Baker. Swimming Team Is Organized by Railroad Women A swimming club has been organized by Ladles'" Auxiliary to the Baltimore Ohio Cooperative Traffic Program. Mrs. H. T. Wagner is instructor of the club which will meet on "Ladies' Day," Tuesday afternoon of each week, at the Y. M. C. A. The time is 1:30 o'clock. The flrst meeting of the club was held Tuesday afternoon and a number of women attended. Those who cared not to swim played volleyball. The club is for all members of the auxiliary and their friends and the membership 3s expected to, increase from week to week. Munso Told to Behave. If Van Lingle Mungo'will stick to fireball pitching and drop his fire eating, the Dodgers will offer him a fatter contract than the $5,000 the oitchcr termed an "insult." Manager Lippy Durocher said. If he won't behave, Brooklyn won't be interested in Mungo. 5^\ ,i,'^Zi 1 "°f,l"·'"»"/«'«"»»R!tt*rJCnotiaiJKirvn«Slula jmnJVMi..','t-"ff"°J" s i"P*iy Orcttilrf, tmJ,r At Jinilia* of avrta H aunatto. ManJ**,,,,..,,.,,. H..I ^ lN a c KciNtnwr* Tun« in on the Fircnone Voice of ibe Farm Kldio Pcoenm wc« etch w«k durinc the noon ho« AUTO SUPPLY AND SERVICE STORES 122 West Apple Street Phone 21

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