The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 24, 1939 · Page 12
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 12

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, February 24, 1939
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PAGE T\rcLvn 1 H UAIljY C O U R I I L K UONNELLSVlLiljJ'j, PA r-KIJJAY, FEBRUARY 24, L Basketball By JOHN H WHORIC. Sports Editor WORKING WAY BACK - - By Jack Sords ,,.,,,-- -- r . BITS HERE AND XHERF Coach Ira Rodgers of West Virginia Univeisity recently named his all-time Mountaineer baseball rune, selecting among others Babe Barna at first base and Doc Biuder on tie outfield Bnbe was with the Atn- letics and Williarnsport and Bruder lor a spell was wit i Scottdale in the Mid-Atlantic Bobbv Grayson star at Stanford Fame ammoital has been filed as fleeting football assistant 0 -id menloi . New 'iork Giants may ke^p Tommy Padaen is a third citcher this year . National Catholic basketball to ornament in Chicago will open March 22 . . Westminster went to Philadelphia to play St Joseph College in a ..age tilt but had to cancel because the Quakers refused to allow freshmen in trc lineup The Titans had six frosh and four uppci-c'assmen on the Uip Lou Nova says hell be glad to date up Tonj Galento after his May 25 meeLng with Max Baer It has been suggested that maybe it was a customer trying to get his money bac't aftei Maxie Rosenbloom's night club in Hollywood had been lobbed * Thit opei ation shouldn t affect my screwball throwing but if it does its probably the end of me," tavs King Carl Hubbell, New York Bill Teirys meal ticket who has stalled to worry about the icmfing his am FIRST BASEBAIX SPARKS George Kirksey, United Press stiff conespondent presents from Hot Springs, Aik, these fust spa-ks from the spring training camps Bill Terrv plans to let Carl Hubbell, Hal Schumacher, and Slick Castleman, all victims of one kind of ailment 01 another last season set their o\\n pace this spring training "·eason and pour the heavy wo k on the young" ers Schumacher weighing 200 pounds, most he s ever scaled says he wor t tnow i thing aboat his aim, operated on las^ winte , until he tries it out at Biton Rouge next month Schamacher, something of a hitter in his ow n right brought two bits ilong \ulh him and if his aim fails to come around he s fast enougn to become t an outfielder Eighteen 33 ooklj n Dodgers 11 e quartered here at the hotel AiATHAM j MAAIN who weie ordered to show up *jnd Thre plajeu to repoi t fai ed Managei Leo Duioche- consider? them holdouts They are Van Mungo Forest Pro nell ind Blimp Phelps Durochcr is plent} peeved at Phelps ind pi ins to mike he hefty catcher ko through the same sor of conditioning the i est of the Dodgeis aie ta' inK heie v v h e i he re- poits to the Cleirwater c n ip Phelps needs t i e viork worse than -mj othei plijer ind he s not sigi ing got when a surgeon put 17 stitches, j 3Us t to dodge it s i d Durocher into it . . Entry blanks can be had Well v hen he get,, to C'enwater it A A U headquarters, Vande-- 11 m gomg to poul lt _ on mm grift Building Pittsburgh, for the Dutocher won SG62 first pr «? in junior A M A boxing champ on- a bingo game a* the Belvedere club ships which will take place at the Uj, c other nlght Tms , s go ng to Metropolitan Club on March 2, 3 and I be mv j jck S "a=on ' chipped Leo also the senior tournament at the whc . n he J n n c c1 hls blngo Pit'sburgh Athlete Association on March 1C, 17 and 18 . Grasses for tolt course greens which can be clipped ev en closer than ones now in use were shown at the llth anruil fine turf conference at State College The grasses have been developed * Penr State and will stand closer clipping better than previous types The ne\v strains are of bluegrass tlrr- othj and fescue varieties ard have been selected foi their creeping, prostrate habit of growth . . England s universal sport is darts Almost every pub over there has a dait board and the game is played b young and old, commoner and highbrow Ard jt isn t as eisj d sissy as you'd imagine Don't let any Britisher ever wangle you into pla- ing a round of darts for the bill because some of them nvke Wuliam Tell look like an amateur Antelopes are reliably credited v ith speeds up to 32 m les an hour over distances of a mile or mo'e The swiftest race noise is only a bit faster The alarm signal of the antelope is a whistling short but doubtless his scent glands play an impor'ant pait in warning of dangei Leo Durocher, "fighting manager" of Brooklyn Dodgers, took a punch at a Hot Springs, Ark, caddy during an argument over the loss of one of his golf clubs Durocher swung his right when the caddy picked up a golf stick apparently to swing on the Brooklyn pilot The blow split the side of the caddy s face and bruised The Dodgers wore here co isists of two classes of calsthenics under the direction of Eddie McCormicK, Artie McGovern's assistant Tne pi o- gram consists of a six-mile hike over the mountains bunting piactice on the hotel liwn and the baths Fred Fitzsimmons came here in greit shape after i vvintei of golf and outdoor exercise Rool le Pitcher Hugh Casey lost 13 pounds in a few diys and is now confined w i h the flu Pete Coscarart tickc ed to be Brooklvn s second baseman his been putting on weight he-e Mrs Ethel V Mars has hei stable of 37 horses heie foi the rice meeting opening at Oakland lack February 27 Two of her thioe-year- olds Spoirts W liter and Dinner Date, have been idopted by the scubct as their hunch horses to pla during ?OR MlS 5oot *JEi.V /MRO13 /views TO CHIEF osJecrt\te is A RcTUeM 60 /iu*i\ls W fM A .,06 UWiS uJOCk OvfT i/O Trt«ee (50UMDS AMP WAS JP ey A rwo- toCKOiJT Af -rwe MJWS OF Ccovr jfct 1939 Kwi£ ft Bernfe Jones Is Named Guard On Second Ail-American Floor Club the meeting Last jear when the Leo s hand A $20 000 gate has ball plajers were heie the races cidn t open until after theyd left Tms jcn they 11 get a week to watch the mgs run Rogers Hoinsbv has his baseball school here ind among his instructors a-e Gerald Wilke" of the White I Sox Charlie Benj of the Athletics ' and Tommy Thomas ex-major | leaguer who is now a Baltimore coach Jimmy Foxx Lefty Grove Jack Wilson and Joe Cronin of the Red Sox are here taking preliminary tiairing before going to Sirasota, Til They play golf every day and take the biths bu* do not climb been preditced for the world bantamweight championship fight at San Juan, Puerto Rico, on April 2 between Champ on Sixto Escobar of San Juin and Kayo Morgan of Detroit Escobai will leceive 37 1-2 per cent of the gate and Morgin has an op ion of 51,000 guaiantee 01 12 1-2 pel cent of the gate plus an additional §500 fo" t aming expenses Pennsylvania Military College will piiy a 10-game football schedule next fall under its new coach Si P.u\tis, former end coach at the University of Pennsylvania Pauxtis succeeds Judson A Timm who resign^d at the close of last season Honus Wagner, one of basebill s Kieatest players who became 60 ears ola Thursday, is now eligible fo socnl secuuty but he has no tl ought of retiring yet Instead the Pirate coach has made preparations to leave Pittsburgh March 7 to go to California fo his 27th spring Uaming ti ip to a big league camp Wagnei sUi tod in the National League July the mountains Wilson went with the Dodgeis one day but qu t the nex f Ken O Dea, Giant catcher obtained from the Cubs i., }us 25 but his prcmitnely giaj h ir Ct- irlie Gtim-n fned a s m iage^ of the Cubs ''ast scison, is here getting in shape with the bill pliyers and will tour the tamps to gather material for h s radio biOfdeasts Gabby Ha oiett Cub manager spent a few days here before he left for the Chic go camp at Catalma Island Game Commission Improving Winter Feeding Programs E United Press HARRISBURG Feb 24 lie State G-me Commission nas oTered the follow ng suggestions to improve eirs old His batting average during this 20-yeai penoo. is 329 Hct 1 ! A C Softball tenm held a reorganization meeting electing Paul Miller, manage Mike Fo bes captain Thomas Pfrog ler, trcasurei, and Rutko=iy secretary This team won 1 -- Assign rr«m0eis or groups of members to co\ei i pa ticul 11 "unit This the commission explained ehmmstcs all duolici ion o r cffoit widens the zones covcied assu es t i e elimination of open gips u n f e d areas) and reduces considenbly the victories last season while losing | cos t to the orgamzition i and is looking ahead to keep the food' 34 fiv e and is looking ahead to keep spo t alive in their section Traf- | 2-- Do not scattei food ' p omis- ford High s wrestling team harded i cuously without elation to cover or Carmichaels High matmen a 30 to 8 defeat in a match at the TraFord High School gym Onlv two of the 10 bouts went to the visitors--one by a fall and one by a. decision It is the desire of the Panmojnt ba=- ketbill quintet one of the two outstanding' teams in tht city to recoid 50 v ictories this scaso i Thursday accessibility snow cov ers Foi the mstT-ce when ground i ingnec nights win over the Meichants was No 35 Scottdale Printers Deadlock Carriers in League ""he Punters mov »d irto a tie foi first place with the Carneis m tl e City Industrial Bowhng League b\ EpJling the Meter Readeis thiee games while the Carriers took two cut of thiee from the Service "Men The mitcli between the Pres men and Clerks was postponed Brant Fighis Tonight Cnarhe Biant of Somerset light;, Huel Goodwin in PhiladUplua tonight pheasants invariably lie found along the creek bottoms 01 o hci maisnv places consequen 1 food sciUeied on high op«n g und w i l l do them no goo 1 i--Esliblish nuinLioii^ =m ill feeding stitions 11 he t ion iui i feu big ones 1--Ck i tne giOiind of si j\ so that gnmc can find 'he fiod Tile comm ss on ecomircnd d ^a tin. mo-,1 p i u c t c i l hop[.i.r r ccdeis w h i c h nsure i continuous s ipplv o f food foi sever il riivs ind idvccated tne USL of grit m ·!! untei feeding Poles, lines Win Wesl Perm Games Boiling on tiie ^\uai. ^ern alleys the Poles captuied two out of Ji ec from the Amps and the Lines dropped three to the Ohms in the West Penr Duel-pin Leagues The lines lost the i is b two -4 tk, he OLona bj foui and the third by two Benic Jones great defensive guard of tl is yeir s Connellsvillc Spi^h il- -Case biskc ball team and last to icon v \ i h Lie local Westmg- housc quintet has been hono cd bj the Central State:, Gold Medil B is ketball Associiuon bj bcint, limed on Us Mi-America i second team foi 19J8 V t a j n c Emmelnim National director of the gold medal tourncjs recently mode h s announcenu nt fion heidquirteis in Indianapo is Ind Jones received his citition because of his sensational worr. in the gold medil touinament conducted it the Connellsville Armoiy last March Hundiccs of these events ire sponsored by the Cent-a' States Bas- 1-etball Assocn ion each season cuv- ei ing p ac ically cv eo state in tne tjmon From these hundreds of championship el minations ^four told meda All-Amencan teims arc picked along w i h m ny honorable m^n- tiois Pennslvimi tojrncjb pliccd four men last seison in the scrioi class one on c leh of the four teams Edv/a d Spiaei AIcKelv e of Tohnstown was picKed as a guaid on the fust earn Beinic Jones likeui"*- a guaid on the second team Bern id Rokosl i of DuBois a forward on the thud earn ard "William "\lellck of Stroudsburg a guaid on the Jourtn team Jones team nates on the A! -^mci can ··ccond team would oe Forward Hal Hambracht Alexander Cit Ala Forvva~d William Coirigan Laia- mie Wjo 101 vvaid, L Egei Saratoga Springs N "i Forw id Ross Currens Kokomo Ind Center I i a i fc Beauty To nngton, Conn Cente E Beckman Gi nrell Kans Gudid Jack Wilson Wan en Ariz Assured of Daily Hamburger No hanger for Rufus Will of the late John L Warren of Cambridge, Miss provides Rnfua, four year-oW cocker spaniel, with life time pension Rufus thus is assured of his regular diet of hamburger ind tomatoes Guard CUla Ra ] ph Morns, Mounas be appointed to make all locil selections These selections jn turn Gua-d Curley Whelchel Caldv all i will be submit ed to t i e National Ida Tne second annual Conrellsville gold medal touinament is scheduled at he Armory March 14 15, 16 17 Every player participating in the four-night event will be carefully cons dered for All-Ameiican m»n- I tion These All-America i squads are chosen in every classific tion so that juniors and lightweights will receive as much consideration as seniors A committee of baske ball experts will HOOSEER FOR PHILS AV VJ1SHI5R A SE»JSATO»J BAT EOf MMSO fa boa^d for consideration CITY RECREATION CENTER NOTES By WALTER MISKINIS Recieation Centei volleyball team Is working hard as it contemplates entenng the annual volleyball iournamcnt al Do\\ ntovvn Y M " A m Pittsburgh Manager John lt is ceitain his chaiges will make a fine shown g In (lie City WPA Horseshoe League the We t Side leadeis copped thi e out of four fiom the South S de Tossing fot the w nneib were Peice, Boyd, Gallagher and Ference while for South Side we»-e Stonei Lvtle, Coivm and Conway West Side toppled Eist Poik four straights Pitching for the winners were Hack- · Terence Gallagher Pence and Bujd and for East Park O Donald S kelson Conner ard G Nelson \\i\h the Ci*y Recreation Center Basketball League advancing into the fourth week Jackie Kin e of rimounLS still heads the scoters in the joung men s division with a total of 37 Close behind is J R Smidtke of Pleasant Level Dairj who boosted his tot il to 50 as a result of his 38 tallies last Saturday John Brown of Pirimount is third with 34 Topping the li«t in the junior group is S villop of St Rita with 28 with Al shida of Oglevees behind with 26 John Brady of the Comets is thl-d with 21 Recreation Center Horseshoe Club made it two wins agnnst one reversal as it took over Fajette City, heided by State Champion George Curry Scores v/eie 50-48 50-44 5025 ind 50-35 Comprising the winning combination were Gallaghei, Corvir Hackley and Stoner For Fajette City were George Curry W Curry, Davvson and D Evans Lessenring to Ring Down Curtain on Home Floor Season. BOTH ENTERED IN COUNTY MEET The year s final basketball game at Leisenrmg No 1 will be played tonight when Dunbai Township High entertains Connellsville in the first of their annual series A retuin game at the Coker gym will ring down the curtain foi the two excepting of course, the county undergraduate meet While Dunbai was among the leadeis, in Section 17 and the Orange and Black failed to win a game in Section 9 a ho. fiooi struggle is anticipated as Bill Dolde s boys have acquued a hab t of knocang off Bruce M Shcai er s powerful quintets including some of his championship clubs Shearer wants his athletes to bear down all the way because he knows the Cokeys wi'l be tough to handle Play is 'isted foi 8 15 o clock sharp There wi I be a preliminary scrap J. C. FRESHMEN BEATEN BY OWLS The Owls quintet defeated the T C F~eshmen after a hard fought battle winning by a 20-17 score C Younkm and R Mullen led the win- neis attack while J Brady and R Hoye wei z high score's for the losers The jine-ups Owls, C Younkm, t D Halt f __ J Murp ly, c Byrne g R Mullen g G . 4 . 0 . 2 . 1 3 F Pts Total:, I. C Freshmen J Brady, f _ R Hoye, f C Dixon, c E Biady g C Hoje, g Totals Score 1 quirters O w l s I C Freshmen ,, 10 G 2 3 ,, 1 . 2 0 6 6 5 5 0 20 F Pts 1 5 0 6 0 2 4 4 -- 20 4 3 -- 17 Fiiz Panned Bu! His Bowling is Too Hot For Loop Opponents Di E F FilzGerald, clad m a pair of golden slippers at the match games m he Kiwams Bowling League came in for a bit of joshing on the part of his opponents but he pinned tl eir eais back with a score of 192 to help his team win a game Dr O F Leightv had an average sco-e of 164 for the evening while ' Jim' Duscoll was high for one game with 19a Roy O to daik horse pu Pitt in front with his 164 score The standing of the teams W L Pitt _ _ _ _ 12 6 Duke _10 TCCT v , 7 Vr est Virginia 7 8 11 11 Pet 66" 5o5 389 389 Center Volley Team Defeated Recreation Cen'ei vollejball team c' ased its home season at State Armory, losing to Umontown Y M C A IS- 17 15-11 The line-ups Umontovvn Y"--Albnght, Ferell, Cook Sabe- Rile Morris, W Haught and H Haught Recreation Center--Hv at 4 " Thome Cole C DeBolt, Caietti, Miskims and Alesentrmo Re'eree--Phil DeBolt Linesmen--Leeder and Chambers Armstrong-Day Fight March 31 Hemy Armstiong and Davey Day will fight in I\ew York City March 31 foi the welterweight title Of "JD i/ UeAcvy ib ro A ADO no»J PU I, ?S "U S -(EAR iff TMlf?O.B4S- R CKT «: HC ;u s NOJHH. i« Causer eiJoan HITS To 6e* i of me year! 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