The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 3, 1938 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
February 3, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 10

Publication:
Location:
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Issue Date:
Thursday, February 3, 1938
Page:
Page 10
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 10 article text (OCR)

PAGE TEN THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA, INNEI THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 193S. Basketball' Basketball Sportorials By JOHN H. WHORIC Sports Editor B. DEFEATsl| mmacu j a | e Conception Avenges AWSON TEAM . n I i' C* W T n Loss, Beteaitsng St. Vincent Preps c DAWSON IN CAGE LOOP FOOTBALL FOB THOSE PLAY FOR FUN OF IT G. Morris Smith, president o.' Sus- quchanna University, recommended to the Association o£ College Presidents of Pennsylvania, tha't the "football tramp" be barred from colleges and the grid sport be given to "those who play lor the fun of it," i Introducing four suggestions for "cur- Ing the evils of intercollegiate athletics" as: 1. Football be played by those who play for the fun of it. 2. Institutions enforce the same scholastic standards on football players as on the rest of the student body. 3. That we get rid of the "football tramp" by making it impossible for a player once registered on a college varsity to transfer and play on another college varsity. 4. That we form our schedules with colleges of similar philosophy . in regard to" the conduct of intercollegiate athletics. One fact none deny is that college football to endure must be self-supporting. Too, the grid sport usually pays the freight for other athletics in colleges and schools; __ The sports curriculum did not become broadened to its present scope - until football | paved the way financially. To cripple the grid game through some of the j suggested torn-foolery would meanj that all sports would suffer. . , If "these athletic deflationists arc! sincere about -it, why not go .at it "open and above board" by. budgeting so_much for..the various sports from the general finances and then open gates _o£. stadiums ~to the pub-i lie--without charge: But as long a; these officials continue to demand $2,~$3, $4 or more for a single foot. ball"-ticket, there must be a more liberal attitude toward the fans who loot the bill. BITS ilERET AND THERE "Jimmy Braddoek -proved to the world he's a-sensible young man by retiring from prize fighting after 15! years of-it. Fixed to keep-the" wolf away from the door, the" former heavyweight champion could only help Uncle Sam's tax collectors while jeopardize his 'own physical welfare. . . . The controller's report showed that Treasurer H. Daniel Minerd in 1937 sold 9,512 resident hunter licenses, four duplicates, 50 non-resident hunter licenses, 4,436 fisherman licenses of which 4,422 were resident, and 17,554 dog licenses. . . Pittsburgh Pirates open their home schedule on April 22 with a three-day stand against Cincinnati Rods under the piloting of Wilkinsburg Bill Mc- Kcchnie. . . Joe "Ducky" Medwick, National League batting champion, hasn't been absent from the St. Louis Cardinals lineup in a National League game since September 10, 1934, a run of 485 games. Gus Suhr of the Pirates holds the league endurance record at 822. Since breaking into the major leagues Medwick has delivered in a big way... Donora is practically "in" as the Section 4 championship five as a result of Uniontown's trimming at the hands o£ Charleroi. Rostraver Township is a sure winner in No. 18 while Georges has a nice load in No. 14. Section 10 has the real fireworks with Dunbar, Deny Township -and Youngwood booked to fight it out to the finish. .. Everything's set but the weather for the snow carnival, one of the biggest winter sjports events of the season in Pennsylvania,, nt, Kane Ecbritary 5 to 13, inclusive. Races, professional ice hockey games, snow picnics, moonlight ski parties and sleigh rides, crowning of a carnival queen »nd .a snow ball will highlight the affair.. . If Fayctte county's scholastic eligibility controversy breaks out »t the W. P. I. A. L. meeting next month, Uniontown's case may be reopened. Although the decisions com, mittee gave it a reprimand and did not vote a suspension, the action remains to be acted upon by the league ns a unit. Usually the committee's recommendations arc approved but there's no telling what will happen If the charges create an offensive odor. F i r s t Methodists and Christians Also Win in Y-Church League. THREE GAMES THIS EVENING Ken O'Dca Signs Contract. CHICAGO, Feb. 3.--Ken O'Dea, who is expected to take most ot the catching load alt Leo (Gabby) Hart- nctt in 1838, returned his signed contract to the Chicago Cubs today. O'Dea, a lefthanded hitter, rolled up an average of .300 in 220 times at bat last season. Church of the Brethren captured a thrilling 35-29 contest from Daw- sr i M. E. passers Tuesday evening to climb a notch in the Y-Church League. ' Only two points separated the teams in the bitterly fought struggle until the final minutes when the victors cut loose with a pair ot successful long shots. Don Blasey led the First M. E. to a 41-36 victory over the United Presbyterian counting six Held goals and two fouls for a total of 14 points. Hart and Miller shared U. P. honors, caging nine points each. Porrus and H. Brooks completely dominated play as the Christians smothered the First Presbyterians under a 49-27 count. The winners took the lead from the beginning and were never headed. Thc line-ups: Church Brethren Reed, f __ .. .Truxel, f Zimmerman, c VanHoy, g B. Meyers, g R. Lcpley, f D. Meyers, g 'Totals, _ - Dawsori'M. E. Sproat, f Sutherland, f Rimel, c . ..'. Miller, g . Husband, g - Richtcr, c Livergood, g Burdette, f ... Totals _ Referee--Rude. Umpire--Stillwagon, First M. E. D. Blasey, f Cropp, f _ T. Shaw, c C, Shaw, g T. Blasey, g Pike, 1 . . Raudman, c F. Pts. 1 35 F. rts. 4 12 . 10 9 2D Totals - . United Prcsby Hart, f .... R. Filburn, f Hyatt, c Filburn, g Miller, g Totals _ Referee--Rude. Umpire--Stillwagon. Christians Wilson, f Conway, f ... Pcrrus, c ... H. Brooks, s Cartwright, g K. Biooks, g Totals _ . Presbyterian Renner, f - . -Ramage, f - Vcrnon, c ... Manlell, g _ L'ickey, g Totals Referee--Rude. Fish and Game Head Calls On Sportsmen to Protest Cummings Firearms Act By I*. B. WEISGERBEK Pre-Udont ConnellbvlHc Chapter of Fj*y- ctto'County Fish and Game Association. The Connellsvillo Chapter of the Fayetto County Fish and Game Association wishes to warn lovers of the great outdoors, sportsmen, those who love to xisc the target ride and pistol, both indoors and out, and all others who possess firearms at home for the sole purpose of personal or property protection that the most asinine, most ridiculous piece of legislation ever to be presented to Congress is about to be acted upon by the House Ways and Means Committee. This is more familiarly known as the Cummings Firearms Act, written and sponsored by Homer S. Cummings, Attorney General of the United Slates, and is a direct and outright discrimination against them. If enacted it will provide that owners of firearms of all types shall be unduly forced to register the same with the Federal Government at a predetermined fee for each and every such arm in their possession. The owner of weapons will be obliged to be "forever marked" by having his photograph taken and his finger prints recorded, to be kept in a probable rogues' gallery, enabling Uncle Sa_m to keep an accurate check on the thug, the highway robber, the gunman and all vicious criminals from Public Enemy No. 1 down. It is impossible to believe these criminals will register their sawed- off shotguns, machine guns in violin cases and other weapons. We have learned by experience that they have ways and means of procuring and secreting all the arms they may require. Who will abide by and be affected by this proposed law? Just good Inw-abiding sportsmen and citizens not so classified. Thc act is a direct violation of the rights of millions of right to bear arms under the stitution. Therefore we appeal to you to contact Robert L. Doughton, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, House Office Building, Washington, D. C., asking him to use his influence find seek the cooperation of his fellow committeemen to frustrate this freak bill in committee, so that it may not harass the sportsmen at large. Farmers, sportsmen, other Interested persons, act at once. Drop a line to Chairman Doughton and im- preis upon him the absurdity of such a law. We, the Conncllsvillc Chapter of the Fayette County Fish and Game Association, have already done this. We might add we need your help, and also your membership in the tesociationjin conserving your sport, both afield and on the stream. The small contribution asked, together with your personal influence and assistance, will further that which we all cherish, the great outdoors. Goldenson Vanities Will Come Here Monday Evening The famous Goldenson Vanities, for the past ten years Pittsburgh's outstanding girls basketball team, will play the Shamrocks at the Armory Monday night, February 7. Thc game will start promptly at 7:45 o'clock and will feature a doubleheader in which the Casey Club will clash with Tarcntum in the second all-star attraction. The Vanities, often referred to as the "Celtics of girl quintets," have always been a big attraction when appearing in ConncllsvilJe. Last season when they defeated the Sham- Westinghouse Dribblers Nose Out Jeannette 27 Games Tonight. St. Johns H. N. S. vs. F. M. E.-7 P. M. United Brethren vs. Dawson M. E. --8 P. M. U. Presbyterians vs. Church ot Brethren--9 P. M. Johnny Kl/.zo Signs Contract. President Bill Benswanger of the Pirates announced Outfielder Johnny Rizzo, the Bucs' highest priced rookie, has signed a contract. Rizzo of Houston, Texas, played with Columbus last year, batting .358 and knocking in 123 runs. Woman Gets ICth Deer. ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., Feb. 3. Mrs. P. F. Caverly, 60, claims the distinction ot being the Nation's premier woman hunter. For the 16th. straight year, the GO-ycar-oltl Albuquerque huntress brought back her deer alone and unaided. In one of the hardest fought games scm at the State Armory this .-.casoii, i thu Westinghouse baskctccrs annexed another triumph by nosing out the strong Jcannette Merchants, 40 to 38, Wednesday night. The local quintet flashed a brilliant passing attack that swept through the Jays' defenses but misdirected shots at the hoop wasted many scoring chances. The visitors ployed hard, clean ball throughout and never permitted the icemen to gain more than a six-point advantage at any time. The Fayctle county champs u-ied nine players and each figured in the scoring. Big Bill Miller, six-foot forward, garnered eight points to cop individual honors closely followed by Reed and Cartwright who tallied seven and six respectively. Saturday the Westinghouse team plays Hazel-Atlas No. 2 In a return game at Washington. Players are asked to be ot the Y. M. C. A. by D o'clock to make the trip. The line-ups: Westlnchousc , G Reed, f _. . 2 W. Miller, f-c .. . . 4 F. I'fs. SPECIAL PITTSBURGH BREWING CO. F. Miller, e Jones, g Ruff, g Cartwright, L . McMullcn, 1 . . A. Hart, g . .. Zimmerman, g ._ -_ _ .. 0 . 2 p . 2 ... . 3 ... 0 . 2 I Totals Jcannctto Mauro, f . . Shearer, f Rosenwigg, c Arena, g . Gregory, s · - Antokiax, t Fath, f .16 G. . 4 . 0 .. 1 4 1 1. \ 8 40 F. Vis. 10 .?! rocks at the Armory 29 to 14 they attracted the largest turnout of the season to that arena. This year's edition of the vanquishing Vanities features Marie DeMay, a petite attractive blond with a deadly eye for (he basket. Last year Miss DeMay defeated the local girls almost single handed by whizzing in six sensational field goals. The remainder of her supporting cast possess almost equal ability so that the Goldenson's can again be referred to as an all-star quintet. Latrobe Defeats Mount Pleasant By Three Points MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 3.-- Thc Ramsay High School basketball quintet lost to Latrobe here Tuesday night by the close score of 25-22. Thc lead established by the visitors during the first three periods proved too much of a handicap for Coach Ned Culler's lads to overcome in the final quarter though they tried gamely. Trailing by seven points as the last quarter started, the Bobcats held Latrobc's scorers to a lone Held goat while chalking up six points. The ability of the locals from the free zone kept the score close as visitors garnered 12 field goals against eight for Ramsay. Thc lineups: Mount Pleasant G. !·'. Pts. Murtha, f 2 2 0 Queer, f . 0 0 0 Gaudina, c 2 2 6 Damico, K 1 1 3 Rudnik, g 0 1 1 Lentz, f 2 0 4 Lanzino, g , 1 0 2 Pcirochials Find Stride at State Armory to Win Game, 25-21. LOSERS ATTEMPT DISTANCE SHOTS The Immaculate Conception High School basketball team partly avenged a floor defeat dealt it two weeks ago when it turned back the St. Vincent Bcarkiltcns Wednesday evening at State Armory to carry off a hard-won 25-21 verdict. The game wus fast and cxci'.ing to the large crowd ot loyal rooters that turned out to lend encouragement to Coach Earl Trump's proteges. The , quarter ended in a G-B deadlock but at half time the Owls managed to establish a two-point lead, 13-11. Exhibiting a marvelous defense in the third period, the Night Riders held the visitors to a lone point while finding the hoop to increase their lead to seven points. The Kittens cut loose with everything in the final stanza and long shots began to find their m;rk but though the Immaculate passers were outscored, the visitors were never able to close the gap. Hunt, Owl guard, topped the scorers with 10 points, Thc line-ups: I. C. G. George, f « ».-*_»»_ -. 3 Davin, f - . . , , . 3 Porter, c ,. . 2 Hunt, e 5 Christopher, g . 1 Totals ... 12 St. Vincent G. Johnston, f _ , Brcen, f Biglcy, c Rcilly, g ,. 3 KritI, K 1 Mulvihill, c 1 W. P. I. A. League Summaries SECTION Games Friday. Johnstown at Jeannettc. Norwin at Conncllsvillc. Latrobe at Grecnsburg. Mount Pleasant at Scottdale. SECTION 10 Games Friday. Youngwood at Ligonier. Hurst at Dcrry Borough. East Huntingdon at Dcrry Twp. SECTION 18 Games Friday. " South Huntingdon at Fayctte City. Rostraver at West Newton. BcJ]e Vcrnon at Perryopolis. SECTION M Games Friday. South Union at Redstone. North Union at Maplctown. Georges at Point Marion. SECTION 4 Games Friday. Brownsville at Uniontown. Donora at Monessen. California at Charleroi. F. Pts. 0 O i 1 3 0 4 0 10 1 25 F. Pis. 2 R 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 2 1 '-3 Totals 8 5 21 Non-scoring substitutes--Immaculate Conception, Hoye and Fette; St. Vincent, Kuepper and O'Neil. Scoring by quarters: I. C. . 6 7 6 St. Vincent Preps _ _ 6 S 1 Referee--Logan. 6--25 9--21 Mount Pleasant Wrestlers Trim Elizabeth High Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 3.--In a very evenly matched contest at the Ramsay High School gym Wednesday evening, the Mount Pleasant wrestling team won over Elizabeth High School by a score of 27 1-2 to 10 1-2. Thc result:,: 85-pound" class--Stanley, Mount Pleasant, lost lo Cramer on a fall. 95-pounds--Gabos, Mount Pleasant, won from Robb on a fall. 105-pounds--Zeglin, Mount Pleasant, won fiom Reed on :i fall. 115-pounds -- Gcttemy, M o u n t Pleasant, won from Williams on a decision. 125-pounds -- Cernuto, M o u n t Pleasant, lost to Cramer on a fall. 135-pounds--King, Mount Pleasant, won from Howcll on a decision. 145-pounds--Kalp, Mount Pleasant, and Robino, a draw. 155-pounds -- Shumar, M o u n t Pleasant, won from McCarkle, on a fail. 165-pounds-- Milliro-i, M o u n t Pleasant, lost to Stange on a full. 185-pounds -- Fiandaca, M o u n t Pleasant, won from Robino, on a fall. The referee was Dr. Marsh of Greensburg. Totals Latrobe MassoiM, f Sinkcy, f Steele, c Hughes, g .. Ballantyne, R . _ Xanarclla, g 8 G. _._. 0 3 1 G 1 . 1 G 22 F. fit. 0 0 1 7 0 2 0 12 0 2 0 2 Totals 12 J 25 Scoring by quarters: Uamsay . S 7 4 6 -- 22 Latrobe . . . . . 7 8 8 2--25 Casey Passers Play At Homewood Tonighi The Casey Club basketeers journey to Homcwood tonight to meet the Big Five. All C.ibcy players arc requested by Manager James Albmc to be at the club rooms not later than 6 o'clock to make the trip. SCOT CAGERS WIN ANOTHER AT JEANNETTE SCOTTDALE, Feb. 3.--Scottdale High played heads up ball throughout to take the measure of Jcan- nette, 34 to 28, Tuesday night in Section 9. Graft featured for the clan of Bill Lohr with eight fluid goals single foul. The lineup: Jcannette G. Kelly, f ,,_ o Walters, 1 0 Cole, 1 0 Tragesscr, t 1 Steiner, Baughman, c Hohn, g . Broker, g Cataldo, Totals Scottdalo Bycrs, f _. Zearlcy, f Akcrs, Bybel, Graft, g Skcmp, g -.2 WOODRUFF TO O P P O S E BEST HALF MILERS Local Olympic Champion Entered in Millrose Games Saturday. MUST FIND HIS STRIDE TO WIN Johnny Woodruff of Comicllsvillc, University of Pittsburgh Junior, the .·orld's foicmost Imlf-miler, will oppose a crack field at his specialty-- tlie 880-yard run--in the Millrose A. A. games Saturday night in New Yotk City. Olympic champion at 800 meters and king pin of collegiate quarter and half miles last year, the long- stridinK Woodruff will need to be at his best to conquer Charles Beetham, former Ohio State act, Lou Burns of Manhattan, Alex Northrop of Harvard, Stanley Holt of Rhode Island State and Eddie Brown, New York A. C. veteran. Woodruff's nine and a half-foot strike operates against his effectiveness on board tracks but the six- foot three-inch Negro was good enough to win the 880-yard feature of the New York Athletic Club games last season. Mountaineer Club At Cleveland For Wrestling Friday MORGANTOWN, W. Va., Feb. 3.-With a record of having won one and lost one thus far during the 1938 season in wrestling, the Mountaineer grapplers will be put to a real test here tomorrow night against the of Bill Rouglmders oJ Case School of Cleveand a i and- The Houghriders will have at least five veterans from the 1037 team F. Pis. which defeated the varsity 21-13 in a dual meet at Cleveland, those being 0 1 Jamieson, 126-poundcr; Jiminez, 135-; Neville, 155-; Nason, 175-; and Zentgraf, heavyweight. ' Notre Dame Grid Captain. SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 3.-5' James Joseph McGoldrick, "shock 4 troop" guard from Philadelphia, was elected Notre Dame football captain Belle Yernon Youth Owns Dog That Smokes Pipe and Reads Minds PITTSBURGH, Feb. 3.--A Belle Vernon youth "who wants the world to get acquainted with his dog" wrote Commissioner John J. K;uic for permission to let the animal per- ! form at the next Allegheny County Fair. Among the tricks which "Queen O'Dcll," a fox terrier, has in her repertoire, according to her owner, Bill Terney, 16, is mind -reading, tight rope walking and pipe smoking. Wlndbcr Woman Dies. SOMERSET, Feb. 3.--Mrs. Antonia Jcrdan Kinkcla Kisic, 45 years old, wife of John Kisic, died Monday at her home at Windber. Her second husband, five children, two sisters and one brother survive. Tread Guaranteed 5,000 Miles 4:50x21 $3.95 4:75x19 $3.95 5:25x17 $4.45 5:25x18 .$4.45 6:00x16 $5.95 Coiuiellsville's Service Center W. Crmvl'oril and First St. CENTURY DISTILLING CO. · PCORIA. ILLINOIS Totals . . .. 33 12 38 Non-scoring substitutes -- Jcan- nette, Bablairoa, Steiner. Referee--Floto. Westmoreland Court Makes Hour Changes GREENSBURG, Feb. 3.--West moreland county court en bane filed on order directing that hereafter "all motions and petitions, except matters of special exigency, shall be presented only in open court." The court decreed a judge would I sit in open court from 10 A. M. to nooti on every Tuesday and Friday to hear motion: and petitions MILE-A-MINUTE 3MRTY --by-- ..co Galley, HHIcrost, ConncllsrJIIo SOT HONEY- 1 tov'ae SUPPOSED OH THE CLUTCH WHETN XOu SHIFT- NOT THE WHEEL, G-OING- TO DRIVE Y o o COYi/K TO on STUPID Ot-O CAR WCMT BACKWARD I KNOW I P U S H t D THE OINUS FORWARD! SHOULD ,rmve K N O W N I 0-O1NG- so sue CUN O6T TH6 USED CAR. UNCLE FOR A FEW FREE DRIVING- UBS50NS/ TUeil? CftRS Any one of our used cars can stuncl rough driving . . . . each one lias been completely and thoroughly reconditioned by expert mechanics! You lire sure of trouble-free performance. You get a 30-day or 1,000 mile GUARANTEE. lys-t Plymouth Coupe 193S Plymouth Sedan 1933 Plymouth Sedan 1933 Plymouth Coacli 1!)32 I'lymomh Coacli 1934 Dodge Coupe s 1936 Chrysler Sedan 1936 Chrysler Airflow 1931 DcLuxc Plymouth 2-door Sedan 1937 Chrysler Sedan 1931 Curyslcr Sedan lO.'iO Ford Coupe 1S31 Ford Tutlor Sedan 1931 Ford Fordor Sedan 3030 Ford Tudor Sedan 1334 TcrrapJanc Coupe

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page