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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, February 1, 1938
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TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 1,193S. TrTEI DATCT COtTRTEK CON77E?tX,SVT6TjH, PA". Basketball Basketball _ _ »·* Sportorials By JOHN H. WHORIC Sports Editor WON TOO MANY GAMES Jock Sutherland, Pitt's grid coach, hasn't had much to say about the new amateurish athletic enterprise inaugurated at his alma mater by Whitey Hagcn but should he ever speak his feelings it probably would be a masterpiece. ' Jock spoke before the Westmoreland County Pitt Club last week and made but one indirect reference to the new setup after the grads had asked him to talk about it.. The Scotchman said: "It looks like we have made the mistake of winning too many football games." Implications from this declaration can be many and varied We believe Jock is slowly but surely getting fed up on some of the policies and probably will be glad to get away as it's rumored he will after next season. When he does, Pitt will suffer in many ways. It will take a long time to heal the wounds that will develop. The Westmoreland club adopted a resolution calling for "a continuance of the policies which have made Pitt preeminent in athletics and sportsmanship" and gave a unanimous vote of confldcnece to Dr. Sutherland. The resolution called upon the university trustees to "keep alumni members on the athletic council who are in sympathy with athletics and with past policies," protesting the so- called Hagan plan to "purify athletics." Jock is almost a steady visitor to Connellsvllle for the annual banquet of the local Pitt Club. He's n big favorite everywhere among the alumni. If he was ever so minded, Jock could win hands down on any athletic policy on a showdown, NO THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBAUi GAME The football game between Connellsville and Dunbar Township High schools at Fayette Field that has been synonomous in the past with observance of Thanksgiving Day has passed out of existence under the new schedules Just drafted by the two schools. While the rivalry of the two neighbors will be continued although on another date, much of the color and interest attendant the Turkey Day classic will be gone. It was more than a football game that broughl the thousands out, rain or shine snow or mud, warm or cold. Much of the spirit that kept interest on such n high plane In the Thanksgiving classic has been lost. We can still recall the thrill when we saw our first Cokcr-Dunbar eric scrap nearly 20 years ago as we lugged t one end of tha linesman's chain in freezing weather. That the Alma Mammy took a trouncing was beside the point at the time. Of course we'll have to have our turkey football or maybe you migh call it post-Thanksgiving. We propose to mako another trek to Durham, N. C, next November to sec the Pittsburgh Panthers and the Blue DevBs of Duke tangle. BITS HERE AND THERE Nine schools remain unbeaten in ike W. P. L A. L. They are Har Brack, Section 1; Washington, No. 2 McKecsport, No. 6; North Braddocl Scott, No. 7; Grcensburg, No. fl Georges, No. 14; McDonald, No. IS Rostraver, No. 18, and Claysville, No 20. Washington and Scott are thi only unstopped defending champ ions ... Alec Regis Shellogg of New Castle, captain-elect of the Notre Dame grid team for 1938, has with drawn from school, resigning thi captaincy . .. The jobless ghost who wrote Bill Terry's magazine outburs against the fourth estate's sportsmen had to .give half of the article clasl to the big hearted Giant pilot who is knocking off about $50,000 In base ball and oil ... A ruptured kidney in a recent fight in Australia is the reason for Pnmo Camera's hospital ization at present . . . Rolling Rock steeplechase events will be heli October ' 5 and 8, the Nationa Steeplechase Hunt Association announced in New York .. . Record of permits Issued by the State Game Commission indicated 216 raccoon are kept as pets. Those keeping am mals without permits hazard a $25 fine under the 1937, game code re vision .. . State Game Commission 1 ! '"car-searching" activities durin; 1937 hunting season resulted In conviction of 821 law violators who pai( $5,528 in fines. Protective Bureau Chief W. C. Shaffer announced. Protectors o p e r a t e d 208 stations throughout the State during th large and small game seasons when 28,874 vehicles carrying 01,240 hunters, were examined . . . In future W. P. I. A. L and P. I. A. A track and field meets there will be no trials in five events. If it is found that more than one heat will necessary In the mile run, mile relay, half-mile relay, 440 and 880-in Classes A and B, the heats shall be run against time The first flv place winners will be determined by their tune performances. Trials in the century, 120 low hurdles, 220 shot put, javelin, discus and running broad jump will be held in the forenoon. ' Schools with 400 or more (students come under Class A ant those with less than 400 under B .. Section 7 (W. P. I. A. L.) drew a bj e in the inter-district basketbal games on Wednesday, March 16. No 8 meets No. 10 while No. 5 drew No 6. The 8-10 winner meets No. 9 ant the 5-6 winner tackles No. 7. Preliminary regional championships will be staged on Saturday, March 19, ant the final regional championships-cast and west--ore tentatively fixed for Tuesday, March 22. The State finals are on Saturday, March 26. TWO GAMES WEDNESDAY AT ARMORY 3 arochial H i g h and Westinghouse to Play At Home. DOORS TO OPEN AT 7:15 SHARP Followers of the cage sport will be served another d u a l attraction Wednesday night at State Armory as Coach Earl Trump's Owls are pitted tgainst the high-stepping St Vincent Preps, a rival o£ long standing, and he Westinghouse quintet meets Jeannette Merchants. Every time the Bear Kittens and the Night Riders have met--whether on the hardwood or the gridiron--a real tussle has been the outcome and from all appearances, tomorrow's affair will be no exception. Westinghouse continues to play first opposition. The Merchants have been cutting a lancy figure over In Westmoreland ^ county and the Fayette county champions are anxious to add another victim to their long string of triumphs. The doors will open promptly at 7:15 o'clock. Hey, Come Back! BOXING SHOW HERE FEBRUARY 21 American Legion Will Sponsor Amateur Card With Six Classy Bouts ELIGIBILITY RULES IGNORED BY COUNTY SCHOOLS-CHARGE Caseys Topple Anderson Five Of Greensburg The highly touted Anderson Club of Greensbiug was turned back by a score of 50 to 33 Monday night at State Armory by a scrappy Casey Club that completely dominated play. Mlskinls of the winners was high scorer with six field goals while Mc- Gronc and Ycnerall paced the Westmoreland countlans as each bagged four. Thursday night finds the Caseys journeying to Homewood to tackle the Big Five. The summary: Caseys G. Hnsson, f -- 3 Tullcy, t 1 Miskims, c 6 Hart, g Mahcr, g Quinn, f Brown, g Totals ___-. _ Andersons Ycnerall, t McGrone, f -Anderson, c -J, YenoraU, g Badem,*R V. Pis 4 10 0 2 14 3 9 _20 10 SO F. Pts I fl G. __ 4 . _ 4 3 -- 2 -- 0 Total* . Recrce--Hyatt. Umpire--McMuJlcn .13 Shamrocks Annex Fifth Consecutive Basketball Clash The Connellsville Recreation Center Shamrocks won their fifth consecutive victory of the season Monday night, defeating the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company of Creighton 35 to 14, at the Armory. The local lassies experienced no difficulty in making the ball go roun and round, in act their passing was the best of the season but they again faltered on easy shots under the hoop. Some night beore the season ends, Captain Tuiley's Tomboys wil make a fair percentage of their easy shots and a record score will result "Edc" Tulley, "Dot" Rowe one "Skippy" Scott featured for the Shamrocks. Le Clere and Englcr played well for Creighton. The line-ups Shamrocks G. V. Fts Rowe, f . « t Primus, f 2 i Tulley, c 6 0 12 Scott, g 3 L Seese, g o o McMullen, f. o 2 Totalc ., 15 a 35 Non-scoring substitute--Hooper. CrelRhton G. F. Pts Le Clcre, JC ,, _ , 2 1 Engler, t . 2 0 Burkett, c I o Krynicki, g _ _ . _ . o [ Janesky, g _ . j o Totals 6 : Non-scoring substitutes -- Martin, Blasco, Forges, Sadowsky, Wielub. Heeree--Miskinis. By JOHN H. WHORIC A demand for purification of schol- stic athletics in Fayelte county IE .xpected to be made to the Western 'ennsylvama Interscholastic Athletic League in the wake of a communica- lon published in the Brownsville Telegraph and which we understand :ame from some persons "in the mow" who charged conditions are deplorable and have actually turned o-callcd "schoolboy athletics into quite a racket." It was one of the gravest Indictments ever made public and undoubtedly presages some bitter con- rovcrsy particularly in Section 14 in that it is charged Point Marlon llegally won the basketball crown ast year and that North Union, South Union and Georges couldn't raise a kick because they, too, were guilty of violating eligibility rules. This is a most serious accusation but we were told that the author of .he indictment knew what they were alking about and are ready to tear he lid oft in the hope there'll be n louscclcanmg or else a complete discard of all rules governing play. The communication, as it appeared in the "Red Poppers" column of the Brownsville paper, conducted by Don McCann, ollows: "I wonder if you or the athletic lans of Fayette county are conscious o£ what is taking place in our athletics It not, I would like to enlighten everyone concerned about some facts, which, I think, are deplorable nnd turned so-call 'schoolboy athletics' into quite a 'racket,' 'Did you know thit last year Point Marion won the Section 14 title using an ineligible plnyer' North Union, South Union and Georges were tho runners-up in the section but could say nothing. Why? Be- cnuse each were guilty^of the same thing. Zimovan, Stcrle and Pollock each being ineligible at their respective schools. When jou live in a glass house, you can't throw stones. "This year practically the same situation exists Point Marion still uses the ineligible boy but nothing is said about it. It Isn't the coach who knows the gimc, but the one who can cover up the most incliglblcs and has the most 'dope' on the other teams, who e\entually comes out on top. In the \ery near future three garner may be played each evening; namely, the Reserves, the Eligiblcs md then tho so-called Vanity. "What are the school officials doing who send out the eligibility blinks' Arc they ignorant of the fnct that the boys are not Uigible to ploy? I think not. A few dnys ago, on the day before an Important gJrne, one coach called up another and said: 'I wish you wouldn't use our star player tomorrow night, I'm afraid maybe he isn't eligible.' The other coach \cry obligingly kept the boy out of the game the next evening. Yet I understand the coach who protested this boy used a player during the last football season who he admits was way over age. "What is all this eventually coming to? Why not scrap the WP1AL code of rules and organize in the county with u code of our own. We're not living up to the rules, so why pretend to be' Why t,o about it nl in an underhand fashion' Why keep it under cover and try to fool the public about 'simon pure' athletics? "Why did Uniontowii this past year play Dougherty in the first nve games of the footbal season and then at the request of n ru al coach not play him the rest of the season. Everyon knows he wasn't eligible. Yet from what I gather from the Uniontown newspapers he was hurt so severely running signals the night before thi Grccnsburg game that he couldn play onj more the rest of the season And poor 'John Q. Public' swallowed it, hook and all The Sabo incidcn was also n glaring case of ineliglbil ity. How any person could even imagine he was eligible is hard t believe. "I/have pointed out just a few o the cases In the county I think it' about time we hod a housecleanini of some kind, and I think there i no time like the present for a show down Before long an athlete, to qualify for a coaching position, wil have to take an extensive course in hiding or altering birth certificates covering semesters attended ant watching carefully the wanderings o: CCC boys" W. P. I. A. League Summaries SECTION 9 standing of the Clubs. Grcensburg ohnstown Forwm Connellsvllle canncttc /atrobe , cottdale Junbar Youngwood Derry Derry Township Hurst Jgonior East Huntingdon Veteran Employe Ketlrea. CUMBERLAND, Md, Feb. J, -Forty-eight years ot railroad service were rounded out Monday by Harry Storer, 71, who retired as warehouse foreman of the Western Marylant Railway and the Pennsylvania Railroad He started his career as on employe of the West Virginia Central, Pittsburgh and the Georges Creek railroads His father, the late James Storer, was a Baltimore Ohio roller. · CENTURY DISTILLINO CO. · PEORIA, ILU. · VIount Pleasant. W. 8 7 6 4 2 2 2 1 L. 0 I 2 4 6 6 6 7 Pet. 1.000 .875 .750 500 250 250 250 .125 , Games Tonight. Scottdale at Jeannette. Greensburg at Norwin. Latrooe at Mount Pleasant Connellsvllle at Johnstown SECTION 10 Standing of the Clubs. W. L. Pet. .714 .714 .714 .714 .500 .143 .000 Games Tonight. Li?onier at East Huntingdon Derry at Youngwood. Dunbar at Hurst. SECTION IS Standing of (he Clubs. W. L. Rostraver 7 5 4 3 3 Belle Vemon . .Vest Newton . ^aycttc City . Pcrryopolis _ iewicklcy South Huntingdon Pet. 1000 .714 .667 .429 42!) 000 Games Tonight. Perryopolis at Fayette City. South Huntingdon at Rostraver. West Newton at Sewickley. SECTION 14 Games Tonlcht Redstone at Georges. Miplctown at South Union German at North Union SECTION 4 Games Tonight. Charlcrol at Uniontown Monongahcla nt California Moncsscn at Brownsville Don Grnbbs, Jr., -who aspired to follow in his dad's footsteps and bo a diver, apparently changed his mind. He's pictured on tho apnnjf- board of tho Miami Biltmoro Country Club pool in Coral Cables, Flu., looking for papa. (CsntralPnei) Seven Local Students At Pitt Complete First Semester Examinations PITTSBURGH, Fcb 3--Students in undergraduate schools at the University of Pittsburgh have completed first semester examinations and look forward to the start of the second semester on Monday, February 7. Registration for the second semester is taking place this week. According to J. G. Quick, registrar, more than 200 new students are expected to enroll At the some time, 175 students have completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the first term. Students registered at Pitt include from Conncllsville. Harry Golditone, 206 East Patterson avenue, college. Michael LiPorro, R D 1, Box 131, mines. Betty Mnnsbcrger, 218 East Crawford avenue, education. William P. Milkr, COS Davidson avenue, college. Mclvin W. Morcy, R. F D 2, en- Bowmans, Playboys Triumph in Dunbar Center Court Loop The Bowmans took the measure of the DeMarcos, 37 to 31, in an overtime game, and the Hi-De-Ho quintet spilled the Baptists, 38 to 30, at the Dunbar WPA Recreation Center Monday night The line-ups- BOM mans G. F. Fts. Bruno, f 1 1 3 Cooper, f _. 2 1 5 Jarvis, c 5 0 10 Caruso, g 2 2 6 Bogusky, g __.,«,,»«--«. 6 1 13 Totals . DeMarcos Lizza, f Dunaway, f _ DeMarco, c -Parker, g Manzola, g -McDowell, f ,, DeMarco, f -- Totals 14 Score by quarters: DeMarcos 10 0 10 Bowmans 8 4 8 Referee--McDowell. .16 G .1 3 1 5 1 2 1 5, 37 F. Pts. 0 2 3 9 0 2 0 10 0 2 0 4 0 2 3 31 5 6--31 5 12--37 Baptist H Nygrcn, f _ Blgley, f Daugherty, c . Yutzy, g D. Nygren, g .. J. D. Baker, f . G. . 6 2 . 1 2 . 1 . i F. Pts. 0 12 3 7 0 2 Totals IIl-Dc-IIos McDowell, f Hamilton, f ._ C. Harvey, c , L Harvey, g . Gent, g -13 G. _3 _ 0 _ 5 _ 1 - 8 4 30 F. Pts. Totals Score by quarters: Baptist Hi-Dc-Ho Referee--Jarvis. Umpire--Parker. 11 5 9 5--30 1 13 14 10--38 glnecnng Wilson B Pizzi, 400 Title Trust Building, education. John Woodruff, Rcidmore road, education. Proceeds to Go Toward National Infantile Paralysis Fund. MARTIN GRIGLAK IS MATCHMAKER An amateur boxing show will be licld In Connellsvllle on Monday night, February 21, under the auspices of Milton L. Bishop Post ot the American Legion, it was announced today by Deputy Boxing Commissioner John Ross. The fistic card will be presented cither at Eagles Hall or State Armory, the place to be determined later. Martin Griglak will serve as matchmaker with the assistance ot Captain Carl W. Geencn and James R. Eaughlin. It is planned to have a program of six classy bouts in the initial fistic card in several years. Proceeds of the boxing show will go toward the infantile paralsis fund Derry Township Has Vacant Football Date Seven of the eight games to be played this fall by Derry Township High School have been scheduled and one, October 8, to be listed away from home is pending The schedule follows Sept. 17, Derry Borough, home. Sept. 24, Dunbar Township, home. Sept. 30, McKces Rocks, away. Oct. 8, pending, away. Oct. 15, Mount Pleasant, home. Oct. 22, Hurst, away. Get 29, Sewickley Township, home. Nov. 5, permanently open Nov. 12, Latrobe, away. Beaver Colony "Located. KEYTESVILLE, Mo, Feb. 1.--A colony of what is believed td be the only native beaver in Missouri has been found in Chariton county near Sumner. Last summer n temporary colony was located in Atchison county TO THE PEOPLE Of OUR COMMUNITY . · We wish to thank all of our customers and friends who participated in our CLEARANCE SALE which has made this January one of the biggest January's in'our history. We appreciate this and take this means of thanking you. Perhaps our service was not up to the standard in trying to serve all of you-the response,was far greater than we had anticipated-pardon us-but we did our best. The fact that so many of you people took advantage of this SALE has proven to us that our method of merchandising and value-giving is appreciated. We promise that this year-Sale or no Sale-you will always find the newest in styles, finest of quality and the lowest of prices. Again we thank you-and hoping to serve you again soon. Yours Very Truly P. GIGL1OTTI i / GIGLIOTTI S COSNELLSVILLE'S LEADING MEN'S STORE 121 JforfJb. PJttsburg Street

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