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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 16

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PAGE SIXTEEN. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1939. t Basketball WORLD Basketball S P O R T O R I A L C +af By JOHN H. WHORIC, Sports Editor \J: BITS HERE AND THEKE Glenn Cunningham, the Kansas miJer, requests track and field fans who attend indoor meets to "please retrain from smoking." He said that in his race at Madison Square Garden the smoke was a great handicap. "It hangs low over the track and first causes your eyes to burn, then there follows a tight feeling in your chest and you begin to cough," Cunningham said. Therefore the less smoke there is, the better the winning time will be" Tony Cnnzoneri, a shadow of the fighter who won and lost four world titles in the early 1930's, added a victory over Bobby Pacho of Los Angeles to his comeback record . . . Don Meade, ruled off the turf in Florida three years ago, probably \vill be reinstated as a jockey in New York . . . "Boxing is in a dirty mess now and I'll clean up as soon as possible," said John Kettehe, Michigan's new boxing commissioner . . . Babe Ruth signed as an instructor with the Ray L. Doan school of baseball in Jackson, Miss. Other instructors include Dizzy Dean, Burleigh Grimes, Gabby Street, Dick Kerr, Johnny Mostil and Red Ormsby Joe Louis "defend" his heavyweight title in Los Angeles this spring against ancient Jack Hoper. "We're warning you folks out in Californai to get to your seats real early for that one, "penned Henry Super, the United Press sports writer, who believes Jack won't no more than crawl through the ropes and he'll be unconscious . . . Crying babies, sleepless families, black eyes from home runs and charges that spectators peekad into bedroom windows all entered the question whether Philadelphia's two major league ball teams would be able to play night games next summer. Protests have been lodged by residents and the oity zoning board took under advisement the clubs' petition for permission to erect eight floodlight towers at the field . . . Among New York state animals, the bear, jumping mouse, chipmunk, woodchuck, skunk, raccoon and some bats hibernate during the winter . . . National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Intercollegiate Faction, Amateur Athletic Union and the Basketball Writers Association of New York are in the swing to attra.ct teams outstanding enough to lend "championship" prestige to their particular tournaments to name the national collegiate floor kings. It is not only possible but highly probable that some of the teams will compete in two or three of the eliminations.. . . Moose bones are being burned and studied in an unusual scientific investigation being made at the Maine cooperative wildlife research, demonstration and management unit supported by the American Wildlife Institute. The bones of well moose, killed by automobiles or trains, and the bones of sick moose are burned and analyzed to deterimne whether mineral 'deficiencies in diet caused illness in the ailing moose, i Otterbein's victoryless basketeers will enter the home stretch against Denison Saturday still seeking their HOW.'JOCK SEES PITTS GRID SITUATION :' .: Jock Sutherland, addressing Westmoreland Pitt Club at Latrobe Country Club the other night, painted a black football picture for the University o£ Pittsburgh. Speaking to the alumni that went on record as being 100 per cent back o£ him, the noted grid mentor said: "Just the other day I had a report on how many players we are going to have for spring practice and 1 doubt that we -will have a successful spring practice. We are going to have a pretty tough time. Things are happening rapidly and I don't know what more is going to happen. "We have scheduled nine games for next fall and how we are going to play them I don't know, A lot of people are going to leave the Stadium on Saturdays at 5 o'clock wondering what is happening and what is going to happen. We are going to leave the Stadium, those of us who go, very much discouraged "I can't find a ray of hope from anybody. 1 have not a nice thing to bring to this banquet." However, Dr. Sutherland made no direct reference to Pitt's affiliation with the Big Ten or to its new athletic policies. His remarks led the j alumni to believe that the person on the street probably knows more about what's going on at toe university than the amiable coach whose connection with the school is going to be shortlived. When Dr. H. A. McMurray o Greensburg, the. loastmaster, -opened the prog;am, he said: "We are being purged and are on our way to be in the Big Ten." Dr. Samuel H. Williams, Pitt's professor of biology and education and a former resident of Connellsville, referred to'Dr. Sutherland as "a great moulder of character" anc added: "1 am not so sure it will be as easy as in the past to develop character and ideals in our student, if the love for our great footbal teams is eliminated." And the longer reports come in from the Panther sports trenches, tbj more confusing the entire situation becomes. initial win Bowling on the Recreation alleys at Mount Pleasant, the fast stepping Varsiety Girls defeated West Newton lassies by a margin of 60 pins. Betty Ramage came through with a remarkable- score to pace her team to victory State College will enter at least .-three individual members and a mile and two mile relay team in the Penn A. C. games . . . The same, two men will be in the same ring belaboring each other under the same white lights in Madison Square Garden tonight but because the distance is 15 rounds instead of 10, Fred Apostoli is the favorite to beat. Billy Conn, who took the decision over the shorter route last month "Am I not the best tennis player in all France?" Mme. Simone Mathieu of France said. "If ·I am not seeded first I will quit the tournament." And the gracious concession of Miss Gracyn Wheeler, who had been seeded No. I to win the Carlton 'Winer tennis title, resulted ,in a change In the seedings so the French woman stayed in the meet " . . . A row between St. Louis hockey players and Wichita fans at an Amer- · ican Association game last week cost the league leading Flyers $450.91 and the services o£ their star de- fenseman, Gene Pusie, when the matter got before, a judge. Pusie, a Canadian, may be expelled from the league. . ..Bill Werber, third sacker, has become the. Athletics' first baseball holdout.. . Manager Pete Tyrell of the Philadelphia Arena, home of the International-American'"' League Kamblers, denied that a $4,000,000 skating rink is to be constructed to bring a Notional League ice hockey franchise to the Quaker City . Walter Schroeder, 18, has only one leg but he plays on his high school basketball team at Buehler, Kas., with a crutch. He has to shoot with his left hand although he is right- handed. His leg was amputated after he was burned trying to save his litUe sister irom a burning building 10 years ago . . . North American sports, garden and outdoor life show will be stated in the Fifth Regiment Armory at Baltimore, Md., February 17 to 25, inclusive Kenneth A. Reid, executive secretary of the Izaak Walton League of America and former member of the State Fish Commission, is scheduled to speak on "Pollution--Public Enemy" Monday afternoon at the general sessions of the fourth North American wildlife conference in Detroit. He will be one of four speakers' on the general theme Victorious in two meets thus far, Pitt's crack swimming team is scheduled to meet Ohio State at Columbus Saturday afternoon at Xenyon College at Gambier, Ohio, the TIGERS' HOPE By Jack SordS Of TMB -TEXAS UEASOE- 1AMRB HIS Prrowe- C oetRcxf rtoPs -To Rise. )unbar Township Will Invade Perry Tonight, Cokers at Greensburg W. P. I. A. L. CAGE SUMMARIES SECTION NINE S tin dint of the Ciubf. W. t. Johnstown ~ 8 Greensburg 7 -Norvvin . 7 Scottdnle . 4 Jeannette 3 Latrobc 2 Connellsville _....~.-- 0 Pet. .889 .875 .778 .500 .333 .250 .000 WHAT'S GOING ON IN HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLES J. Park Williams, 12 years a member of Brownsville High School faculty who resigned to tal-.e a job with a Buffalo book publishing firm, had been faculty athletic manager and the work will be turned over to another member of the staff, Principal Robert E. Austin said . . . Some of the officials at Rostravor Township High told ua they weren't surprised that West Newton tripped them up in a return game . . . Brant' has a broken finger and Shrock Is bothered with tonsilitis and their absence from the lineup weakened Rockwood whichc bowed, 13 to It, to Shade Township . . . The boys in Somerset county are agog over Meyersdale's victory over Boswcll, it being the latter's first league upset . , . BosweU's wrestling team was beaten by Franklin Township, 20 to 13 Altoona High football netted $4,758.44 in 1938, the lowest in an eight-year period. Receipts were 317,256.64, fourth best while, expenses amounted to $12,498. In 1931, the school hnd receipts of $15,184 and profits of $13,374 while in 1837 the intake was $12,506 of which $5,'054.51 was clear.. . . A."J."Everhart, track' and field coach' at Uniontown High, has outlined an elaborate program of spring competition which has yet to be approved by the school board's athletic committee, probing the financial angle. The county- seat's probation in the W. P. I. A. L. expires next month and the school will be eligible for league events. following Monday American Bowling Congress sanction has been received for the 32nd annual tri-state ten pin tournament in Pittsburgh March 8 to 19, inclusive. The prize list totals $2,500. York Run Junior Varsity Rallies To Topple I.C. H. Georges Township junior varsity made 'a great fourth quarter rally to overcome the lead established by Immaculate Conception jayvees in in' three periods of play and win hy a 21-18 score. · . . . The Owl youngsters enjoyed an eight-point, advantage going into ihe final "stanza but the visitors staged an attack that netted 11 points.while its defense succeeded in holding the local club to one. , . .: ' .. The line-ups: I; C; Jayvees. G F Pts. .Connell;- f ....--,,.......! 0." 2 Brady, £ .-. .-....,,._: ...2 ' :,1 ' 5 Alt, ,c :1 0 2 Hartman, g 3 ' 2 8 Galiardi, g _ 0 . 1 1 Totals Georges Kozasky, g Totals 9 Scoring by quarters: I. C. H. S 7 3 Georges 3 2 3 21 7 1--18 4 11--21 Max'Wife Denies Puree. BERLIN, Feb". 10.--Anny Ondra, German film actress and wife of Max Schmeling, denied published reports that she had been "purged" from Nazi filmdom by order of Minister of Propaganda Paul Joseph Goebbels. Gainc« Tonight. Connellsvills at Greensburg. Lmrobe at JtannotU-. Johnstown at Scottdale. SECTION" FOUR Stindlnr of the Clubs. L. n i . .1 _ 2 5 .... n 7 Charleroi Moncssen Brownsville -Donora Monongahclft California _... ret. 1.000 .857 .371 .286 .288 .000 Game* Tonijrht. Donora at California. Brownsville at Charleroi. SECTION 17 S Undine of the Clubs. W. L. West Newton 9 Dunbar - 8 Rostraver ._ _ 7 South Huntingdon -- 6 Sewlckley - 4 Perry ... 4 Fayelte City 3 Belle Vernon 0 1 2 3 4 6 6 7 10 Pet, .900 .800 .700 .600 .400 .400 .300 .000 Games Tonight. Fayette City at West Newton. Rostraver at Sewicklcy. Belle Vernon at South Huntingdon. Dunbar at Perry. , SECTION 13 Standing of the Clubs. W. U Ligonicr 8 Derry Borough _ 7 Hurst 4 Mt. Pleasant .-._. 4 Youngwood 4 Derry Township 2 East Huntingdon 1 Pot. .889 .778 .500 .500 .444 .250 .111 Games Tonight. Hurst at Ligonier. Mt. Pleasant at Derry. ; Youngwood at Derry Township. CITY RECREATION CENTER BASKETBALL LEAGUI! Standing of the Clubs. JUNIOR DIVISION W. L. St. Rita Jrs _ . 1 Comets . 1 Oglevees . . ~ 1 Y. Streamliners 0 Willow Inn Jrs 0 North End Tigers 0 . D 0 0 1 1 1 Pet. 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 Bad Start for Yankee Hurler Spnrjr«n CluuidJer hi hospital. w"hil« his teammates prepare to head for training camp, Spurgeon Chandler, pitcher for the New York Yankees, takes it easy on hospital cot In Athens, Ga. He Buffered a broken right anklo -while working out on running track of University of Georgia. IDoctors have decreed no pitching until Marl, (Central Prat). Kenneth A. Reid to Speak On Pollution at Wildlife C o n f e r e n c e in Detroi WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 10.-Pollution, one of the most pressing problems oC wildlife restoration, will be dealt with at great length during the fourth annual North American Wildlife Conference, to be held in Detroit under the sponsorship of the American Wildlife Institute the week of February 13. Dealing with this important matter in an open panel discussion will be some of the country's outstanding authorities. Kenneth A. Reid, general manager of the Izank: Walton League of America, ,will be one of the principal .speakers on this subject. Clarence Baker, of the National Paperboard Association, and C. W. Klassen, secretary of the Illinois Sanitary Water Board, also will participate in the panel. A pollution measure is expected Boxer Knocks Self Out. Featherweight Jimmie McCour took a hefty swing at Foster Camr bell in an amateur boxing tourna ment in Denver. He missed, fell fla on his face, so stunned he could no get up. Campbell was awarded th decision. lo become a major legislative mal ter during the present session of, th United States Congress. It is understood that all agencie concerned with the problem hav been asked to contribute their suj gcstions to help frome the new Fee cral measure. The outcome of th panel discussion at the annual ge t o g e t h e r of wildlife authentic sportsmen and nature lovers un doubled!}' will have an importan bearing on framing the bill. YOUNG HEN'S DIVISION Paramount Pleasant Level Dawson St. Hita LeisenrirJg Greenwood -- The schedule for Saturday! JUNIOR DIVISION St. Rita vs. North End, 'State .Armory, 10 A. M. Willow Inn Jrs. vs. Oglevees, 10:40 A. M. Y. Streamliners vs. Comets, State Armory, 11:20 A. M. YOUNG MEN'S DIVISION St. Hita vs. Leisenring, State Armory, 1 P. M. Paramount vs. Greenwood, State Armory, 1:40 P. M. Dawson vs. Pleasant Level, State Armory, 2:20 P. M. "WATCH GIGLIOTTI'S DURING F E B R U A R Y ! " CHURCH DARTBALL LEAGUE NOTES Three teams.are tied as leaders of the Church Dartball League. Andrew Phillip, by taking two from the 3 resbyterians and the Evangelicals, ·ho won three from German Luth- rans moved into first place along ·ith the Baptists who lost two to he United Brethren. First M. E. continued a winning streak by taking two from Trinity jUtherans. Greenwood also kept moving forward by winning two from English Lutherans. Christians took three from the Methodist Protestants nd the United Brethren two from the Baptists. The results of the games: Andrew Phillips 10 7 5 'resbyterians 1 3 6 First M. E. -- 5 Trinity Lutherans 14 freenwood - 7 Trinity Lutherans _-- 5 Christians -.-- S Methodist Protestant 3 United Brethren 4 Baptists 1 13 4 Dodgers Get New Farm. Pine Bluff of the Cotton States ,eague will be a Brooklyn farm. Scottdale Five Is Host To Johnstown in Section 9 Cage Tilt. MULES HOPING TO KEEP IN RACE Perry Township High School is host to Duunbar tonight in a W. P. I. A. L. Section 17 contest as district schools resume league basketball in the various sections. Leisenring .is in second place, trailing West Newton by a full game, and its only hope, to have "another chance at the pennant is for the Newts to be defeated. This of course means that the Mules cannot afford to lose so the Commodores can expect little sympathy in that direction. Games in Section 9 finds'the two league leaders in action, Greensburg entertaining Connellsville High quintet which has yet to win a game-and Johnstown invading Scottdale. Sportsmen Meet February 13. The question of whether it favors relajnini; present game and fish commission chiefs "probably" will be discussed by the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs at its eighth annual convention in Harrisburg February 13, State Game.Com- mission Director Seth E. Gordon said. 0 Trousers of the better tyrie that wear well and hold their shape. Greens, browns, greys, blues-Bring in your odd. coat, we may have just the trouser to match it. $4-95 Connellsville's Leading Men's Store 124 North. Pittsburg Street. "WATCH GIGLIOTTI'S DURING FEBRUARY! 1 ' FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY 35c EACH 3 for $1.00 SHIRTS. Swiss Ribb SHORTS Tie Sides Made with, snaps ins t e a d of buttons. Snaps on and off with ease. Dot -laundry proof snap fastener. 0-K by United States Testing Co., Inc. · Extra fine quality shirts and shorts, styled to please the most fastidious man. Shorts guaranteed fast.color and pre-shrunk. This sale for a limited time only so Hurry! Hurry!! iCoimellsville's Leading lien's Store. 124 North. Pittsburg Street.. .··-. .

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