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PAGE EIGHT. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVIULE, PA. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 193S. Basketball Basketball Sportorials By JOHN H. WHOBIC Sports Editor ISN'X THIS CARRYING IT A LITTLE TOO FAR? A person with athletic inclinations at the University o£ Pittsburgh must account to the faculty board of control, under the new sports plan, the source of every penny or gift he gets to defray his expenses through college or be declared ineligible. The Bowman code says "No student shall represent thsi university en any athletic team who receives from others than those on whom he is not naturally dependent for financial support money or the equivalent of money, such as board or lodgings, etc, unless the source and character o£ these gifts or payments to him shall be approved by the athletic council on the ground that they have not accrued to him primarily because o£ his ability as an LATROBE PASSERS HERE, TONIGHT i i .. i Coker Five Will Close, League Season at Home; At Scottdale Friday WEST1NGHOUSE PUTS UP GREAT FIGHT AGAINST PIRATE QUINTET Nine Hundred Fans See Brilliant Pittsburgh Team in Action. athlete The athletic council shall, m advance of competition, require of cacli candidate for competition in any sport a detailed statement of the sources of his financial support, including any sums earned during vacation periods In the case of each athlete who is shown to have received financial old from others than those upon whom he is naturally dependent for support the athletic council shall in advance of his competition decide upon tus eligibility" We believe the university has gone just a little too far with its plan inasmuch as this provision leaves no athlete above "suspicion In effect it means that every person with athletic .inclinations must prove to the college that he's not resorting to underhand tactics Yet we are told that the courts of this land believe every -person to be innocent until proved guilty A» Pitt this won't hold true, so it seems BITS HERE AND TIIEKE We don't believe the rumor that Pitt football players got bigger pay checks than some of the professors, precipitating the amateurism policy . . . At last we have found someone to whom Bill Terry is actually friendly. He's Hoiacc Stoneham, owner of the New York Giants, and Terry's boss but of course that doesn't have anj thing to do with Memphis does it Bill's mental attitude or Coach Joe Lerevv has 20 boys training for the indoor track meet at Morganto.vn, W. Va , February 26. The weather has permitted some of the boys to get outdoors for a \vorkout . . W P I A I. schedules end Friday. Then come section- DUAL PROGRAM FRIDAY NIGHT al tie plajoffs followed by the tourna-1 otncrs The Pittsburgh Pirates, National League professionals, revealed to some 900 fans last evening at State Armory what a clever passing attack does m penetrating an enemy defense and how easily it is to get mlo position to score, in defeating the Westinghouse combination, 47-25, after the locals had played practically on cv en terms in the first half Standouts in the encounter were Freddy Miller ind "Beime" Jones for the Wcstmgnousc while Hymie Ginsberg and Dudcy Moore performed an great style for thp Buccaneers The icemen started the scoring when Jones directed an one-handed effort into the net from the side of the court Moore got his first goal-he tallied nine--to knot the count before Fred Miller twisted away from Kweller, the Pirates six and one-half foot center, to drop the ball into the hoop for two points He was fouled at the sime time and counted his free throw to put the locals out in front by three points Jones was assigned the job of hold the lead throughout the first quarter through it was only a single point when that period ended The game remained close through the second quarter with the pros makinp their shots count to take an 18-14 leid it the hilf Jones vvis assigned the Jbo of guarding Bill Jcsko, Fayette City High School coach, and held the former Pitt star to seven points Moore and Ginsburg paced the scoring, the former accounting for 18 points and the latter 13. Friday night a dual attraction awaits floor fins when Immaculate Conception High School meets Redstone Township High and the Wcsl- inghousc qu ntct tackles the Duquesnc University Seniors, a combination composed of such stars as Brumbaugh, Plautkus, Maras and Hitch-Hike Hound Sonny Boy ... carries pal around Sonny Boy, eight-year-old German shepherd dog. Is a familiar sight on the streets of Los Angeles For most everywhere Sonny Boj goes, jou will flnd Corky, a four-month- old terrier and pal ot Sonny Boy, hitch-hiking a ride. --Central Prei* Let Bear Cubs Alone, Sein Gordon Warns HARRISBURG, Fcb. 15--Pennsylvania's Game Commission wishes pcoiio vho stroll m the woods would drop the idea that the bear cubs arc "cute" and "cunning" "They pick 'cm up," said Secretary Scth Gordon This rmkes the mother bcir "jittery" and trouble starts Besides It s afiimsl the Hw to rescue" the cubs. "They re not lost," Gordon siid, "and this pr icticc rc*nov es from the woods a creature which is far more valuable there than it is behind the bare of a c«gc To this tnd--now tint the scison for be ir cubs is on--Gordon hid 20,000 posters distributed urging the State Sportsmen Reject Proposal To Hike License HARRISBURG, I cb IS --The Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs \%»H confer with the Game Commission next June on the possibility o£ an anterles 1 deer season next fall Thit was agreed by the organized sportsmen at their seventh annual convcntion here Saturd ly, w h e n they voted to table all resolutions relating to the antlerlcss deer season The Gimc Commission ordered such a season last November, but a group of sportsmen won i flfiht in tile Dauphin county court, forcing the commission to abandon the idea Delegates defeated several resolutions and passed others prior to the election of the following officers Judge Grovcr C Lndner, Philadelphia, president, re-elected, Dr C A Mortimer, Wiikcs-BaiTC, secretary, re-elected, John C. YounR- man Williimsport, vico-p-csidcnt, succeeding C R Hobson, Homestead, Colin McF Reed, Washington as representative to the General Wild Life Federation meeting at Baltimore this week. Defeated resolutions included those to permit groundhog hunting with dogs and to mcrcise the hunting license fee from $2 to S2 5J a year Proponents of the resolution to increase license fees proposed that the extra money be-nllocitcd for mcnt . . . The Cokcr swimmers have been doing splendidly under Coach Red Bare Duquesne, W. P. I. A. L tithst of 19J7, was the most recent victim . . . Since Wally Driscoll picked Johnstown to beat Greensburg, he feels he qualified as an "expert." To be an expert, however, you must "miss 'cm" not "call 'em r^~. February 17 will be given over by the third annual North American Wildlife Conference in Baltimore, Md, to the annual meeting of the General Wildlife Federation Principal topic of interest on federation day uill be formulation o£ complete plans for a National Wildlife Restoration Week to start March 20 ... Edmund Wicht, P. I. A. A secretary, will address the annual meeting of Trl-State Track Coaches Association in the Pitt athletic offices February 21 ... Tommy Farr seems to be In the stew all of the time judging from the way his trainers and other Welsh companions arc quitting him . . . IV P. I. A L basketball committee moots Saturday morning to set up the annual tournament competition . . . National Semi-Pro Baascball Congress* three rules changes prohibit tourney games between mixed teams, bars fiom play all ineligible and suspended players in organized baseball and increases the total prize awards in the National tournament by $2 500, with first place guarantee of $5,000 being unchanged . . . The drive to make war less barbarous might be carried into fistiam Just picture the referee telling Joe Louis and Max Schmol- ling "Now boys, you mustn't hurt each other. Emily Post no hkce" . .. Charley Datz, Grccnsburg Morning Review sports editor, has finally fcssed up that he walked the gang plank of matrimony November 24 last The bride was Mae F. Underwood of North Irwm Hokc Harrer thought it was fun to send e'veryone a "cute" valentine but he couldn't sec the joke when lie got some . . M E Juniors and Presbyterians plav tonight it the letter's court in the dartball Icigue \ . Jimmy Dcmarct, 27, Houston, Texas, pro, won his first major meet by beating Sam Sncad in the $5,000 San Francisco match ploy open golf tourney to take top money of $1,000 . r . Vic Roncketti, 21 Chicago college athlete, wrested the North American outdoor speed skating title from Fddie Schroedcr, 1936 Olympic contender and defending champ, at Sirannc Like . . . Branch Rickey opines Tnflelder Joe Stripp will be the on! --Cardinal holdout when the season opens Johnny Woodruff Idle Johnny Woodruff, Connellsville Olympic champion, did not participate in the University of Pittsburgh track and field championships Saturday aftei"ioon as Conch Carl Olson ordered him to idle when he found HIP runnei with a heavj cold The line-ups Westlndiousc Reed, f -W Miller, f -F. Miller, c -_ Jones, K Ruff, g Cartwnght, i Hart, g G. . 0 . 2 . 3 2 _ 0 _ 2 _ 1 10 F. : o o 3 1 0 1 0 nature-lovers alone. to leave fhc cubs Scoltdale Cagers Topple Washington 25 Totals -Non-scoring substitutes--Zimmerman and Harper. Pirates Jesko, f _ Ginsburg, f Kweller, c Smith, g Moore, g Riggs, g G 3 C _. 3 _ 1 - 9 .- 0 F. Its Totals - - - _ _ 22 3 47 Scoring by quarters Wcstinghouse - 9 5 7 4--2 r » Piritcs . _ 8 12 14 13--47 Referee--Hasson, Umpire--Floto RAMS,GAALSANNEX BOWLING MATCHES Bowling on the West Penn alleys, the Rams took three straights from the Dukes and the Gaels captured a similar victory from the RamblTS in the Knights of Columbus Duckpin League. The scores: SCOTTDALE, Fcb 15 --The Scott- dilc Y Phy-Mo-Mc Club defeated the Washington Y Leaders, 29 to 21 Saturday »t Washington It was the sixth consecutive victory for the Scotties who have a record of eight wins and two losses The Phj-Mo-Mc Club playing was lagged through the lUst half when . it held a one-point lead, 13 to 12 ? i The fast bicak svstcm did not click until the latter part of the third period a it captured a five-point lead, J3 to 18 The Phy-Mo-Me's second crew put the gimc on ice in the last quarter by registering six points to their opponents' three points. s The line-up Phs-Mo-Mc Fretts, f . Harris, f _.. Vallance c Lewis, g ... Spishak Pilli Moravck . Bell _ Colarusso Totals Dummy Donovan RAMS 127 . 108 70 38 88 152 95 115 139 160 130 105 122 118 162 409 308 307 355 410 491 661 DUKES . 70 637 1789 _ 93 Dummy Honisek .. Soisson .. Flamgan Totals R Cuneo DeOie F. Doerfier V. Cuneo -Dummy _ Totals .__ 117 98 123 95 69 136 07 139 105 114 95 152 70 355 288 300 329 249 466 520 GAELS 96 12 1 ? 98 174 - 113 605 1591 149 111 127 101 105 124 118 171 76 324 371 433 411 177 Kesslar Tulley ___ - 62 Prestia ___ 112 Freda ------ 102 J. Tulley ___ 481 611 RAMBLERS _ 104 123 105 145 101 624 1716 122 90 76 117 104 96 317 243 374 307 218 Totals 380 536 483 1459 Lewis Scores Knockout John Henry Lewis sent a vicious F. Pl3. Jarrctt, Worry, f Claraval, f Crnmcr, g Totals Washington Cartwnght, f Mansfield, f R Mousctis, c H Mousetis, g Dimmick, f L Mousctis, f Cohen, g _ Totals . _ 6 - 2 . 0 .-0 -1 1 10 21 Non-scoi ing substitute--Mulroy. Ret ei ee--Jardme Renze Duckpin Club Beafen by Monessen Rcnze Clgai Company bowlers went down to defeat before a stiong Monessen club which won tvv o out of three games and carried off a 14-pin edge for the match The scores MONESSEN Kotori 103 189 127 419 Goose _ _ 118 124 150 392 Lariy 120 145 202 467 Moore 126 180 166 452 Contme _ 169 118 164 451 Totals Riggei 642 730 809 2181 N Rcnze RENZE CIGAR CO 98 154 154 light cioss to the jaw of Pied Len- Guetzer halt of Minnesota to scoic a tlnee-i Colhnd Chuck Brant Beaten Charles (Chuck) Brant of Somei*et was defeated by Vincc Depaolo of Baltimore in a flve-iound bout at Frederick, Md When they fought before Chuck had eatil taken Ihe decision. U"Und knockout at St Piul The i w o i l d s light-heavyweight champ | ended Lenhait iftei two minutes and 50 seconds 140 07 175 How sci Siponiio Tot ils 179 124 143 134 160 171 143 406 443 97 520 113 281! 631 763 773 211)7 Boswcll Kouls Berlin cut loose w i t h .1 b i n ice i to ^coir j M to I I M i t o i v o v c r Bcrlin, \\uldbcr Ilich Drubbed Johnstown Catholic Iligh dished out i -,5 to _'8 tnmmin£ to Wmdbcr on the loimcrs Booi im- for provcmcnt of food and cover game Other resolutions defeated would provide that license fees lor huntmi: dogs be turned over to the Game Commission and would authorize the commission to experiment v.ith lire m controlling food and thcltcr for ginc. Resolutions approved provide that the Game Commission recogri e pet'- tions from various counties for control nf skunks amendment if Sunday fishing laws to permit Inking of I biit fish on Sundays, segregation o f ' C I c r k s , the States game and fish lunds by constitution!! amendment and requisition for printing the law regarding revocation of permits because of hunting accidents on all hunting licenses Among the speakers at the one-day PITT SPORTS OUTFITS WILL PLAY ABROAD Hockey Team O p e n s Week's Program Thursday in Cleveland. CAGERS TO MEET TEMPLE FRIDAY PITTSBURGH, Fcb 15--Pittsburgh vv ill sec very little of Pitt athletes this week, but the Panthers are m for a lot of work nevertheless, with the bisketball, track, boxing and hockey tr-ams all seeing action ""he hockey team opens the week on Thursday with i meet with Baldwin-Wallace in Cleveland Having defeitcd the Cleveland tcim cirlicr in the season by a 3-0 score, the Panthers will be favored to win this one, and staj near the top in the league On Friday Doctor Carlson takes his basketball team East for what may prove to be a season-making or season-breaking trip Ihe Panthers are scheduled for a game with Tcmalc in Philadelphia on Friday nigh*, and the following afternoon meet Georgetown at Washington Put has had trouble m winning consistently from Temple on the lattei 's floor However, the Panthers brok; a losing streak there last winter when they trimmed the Owls In the r.laoff of the Eastern Conference title Revenge as well as league standing will be the main objective in xne Georgetown gime The H o y a s handed the Pitts a 50-47 tnnming at Pittsburgh earlier this year, and Ciplnin Bobby Johnson has his tcimmates out to show that this was Just one of those things On Saturday night the Pitt boxers meet Catholic University in Washington The Citholic team hinded Pitt a decisive defeat a ctr ,tgo, and will be out to repeat this year Co.ich Schrickcrs Pitt outllt has done vi'ry well in its own conference fights, but has run into stormy weather uhen it ventures outside On the sjme night a picked squad of Pitt trick men are scheduled for pirticipition in the New York A C ginos in Midison Square Garden. session were Forests and W itcrs Secretary James F Bogardus Frederick F Jordan, nauonil director of the Wild Life Federation, Fish Commissioner C A French and Licutemnl Colonel Nicholas Biddlc, president of the Game Commission Game Research Unit Will Start At Penn State STATE COLLEGE, Fcb 15--Investigations for improving methods of managing wild life in the State, as well A' related"biological studies, will be undertaken by n new wild life research unit at Pennsylvania State College The college, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the United States Bureau of the Biological Survey will cooperate in the project Pennsylvania is the IHh state to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Biological Survey for investigating ways of fitting wild life resources into land use programs Forest and farm game problems will receive equal attention by the new research unit The State's land area of 28,692,480 acres is about equally'divided between forest and woodland tracts and faim and urban property. Investigations will covei e n v h o n - i mental studies life h.ibils and the iclationships of the more important wild life species Trial m inagement ireas also will be set up foi demonstrating how the infoi motion obtained in icseiich may be ipplied in i practical manner Dr Login J Bennett, leader of the Iowa research unit at Ames la , since its establishment in September Ifl'iS, will be transfened March 1 to take charge of the new work there Printers Triumph In Duck Circuit The Clerks caplurcd two out or three from the Servicemen, the Reporters won the odd game from the Carriers and the Printers scored a similir w i n over the Meter Readers in the City Industrial Duckpm League at West Penn bowling alleys The scores , PRINTERS C. Driscoll 119 126 197 '472 Docrflcr 109 113 135 357 Harrer 174 125 128 427 Galasso 126 155 S3 380 Dummy 113 120 233 W. Dnscoll ,, _ 170 170 Totals 671 639 735 2045 METER READERS -135 125 140 400 368 389 389 355 421 648 2016 Hooper _ Totals Hcnvick Tovvzey KImgensmith Fishei Hoover R Dunston .. Totals Craig Nicholson Flanlgan Arnold -- SERVICE MEN 115 125 _ 100 111 Dummj Totals 111 108 13 86 _ 1)7 96 . 119 562 559 CLERKS 1)9 88 -- .113 _ 142 118 93 96 98 116 125 116 108 336 315 335 304 349 227 563 1684 122 148 121 96 80 90 96 107 98 267 325 386 346 287 505 575 471 1611 West Washington Five at Scottdale Gym This Evening SCOTTDALE, Fob 15--The Phy- Mo-Me basketball club of Scottdale Y. M. C A will be host to the un- Filburn CritchHcld Login Dunston Phillips Witt . _ Totals Sandusky P. Driscoll Smith Whonc Hapgcrty J. Dnscoll CARRIERS 106 118 127 161 127 90 128 145 141 199 177 123 101 105 114 no 196 101. 338 368 384 450 500 314 619 702 REPORTERS 163 108 75 102 134 109 108 132 620 2051 125 142 166 95 149 83 115 103 112 124 420 260 374 414 38S 351 To'als 646 643 663 1952 Pitt Books Washington. Pitt will play at Seattle, Wash, in September, 1939, in the first of a two- defeated West Washington boys of j voar meeting with Washington Hus- Wishmglon Pa , tonight at 8 o'clock | "««». Athletic Director Whitey Hagay on the Scotties lloor announced The second E ime will Wednesday mglit the Pro-Mo-Mcs be u Pltt St-idium, the date to be \ v i l I p l a y t h c C o n n c H s v i l l e - 'Y team announced liter Ihe Pinthei- 011 the litter's ilooi Scottdile cle- willopid the I l u s l i . s , 21-0, »i the feated the Cokeis m the. first engine- 193 1! °-' e H TM l I'mie ment at Scottdale last week by a V to 33 score As a preiimmarv to tonight s game at the Y the Gieensbuiy Midgets will tingle- w i t h the undefeated Scottdale % Midge t- it 7 o clock shai p fair MiLting \\ednesdav Annual meeting of Westcin Pi.nn- svlvdiu.i Sti'e Associ ition of Countv Furs w i l l be hold Wcdncsdiv i t t c i noon .U 2 o clock in Hotel l l r n i y in No Baseball in Nude! Mrs. Evelyn Gro\*»r ... no nudist llfo for her Perhaps joining a nudist colony Is all rlgBt, but playing baseball In tho nude ' Is'cv er 1 Such vvaa the stand of Mrs Evelyn Grover, of Chicago when aho appeared before a Chicago judge asking temporary alimony in a cro5s*auit for dlv orcc from her husband, Charles Grover, a radio engineer. Accord- Ing to Mrs. Grovcr's counsel, she went to a vacation camp and awakened to discover her husband and others playing baseball In truo nudist fashion She refused the Invitation. --Central Press Recreation Notes Section 10 Title May Be Decided at Leisenring No. 1 Floor. SCHEDULE WILL CLOSE THIS WEEK Connellsville High School will close its Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League schedule at home tonight by tackling Latrobe High in a return game m Section 9. The clan of Bill Dolde will be out for revenge as the Westmoreland coun- tians had managed to take over the Cokeis in a scrap earlier in the season .at that place. Although two non-league series remain--with Immaculate Conception and Dunbar Township--local fandom will want to see the Orange and Black in its final circuit competition here and a large crowd is expected to turn out Connellsville travels to Scoltdale Armory to take on the Blue and White in the closing game of the original league schedule. Booked for tonie'it are these games Jeannettt a* Mount Pleasant, Scottdale at Greensburg and Johnstovm at Norwm Considerable attention is focused on the Lcisenrmg No. 1 gymnasium where tonight Dunbir Township makes its bi 0 bid for the championship of Section 10 with Its battle with Derry Township The Blue and Gold of Westmoreland county took over the Red and Black, dishing out the latter's first setback in league play, but Bruce M Shearer's boys are bent on turning back the Golden Eagles to move on to the gonfalon. A victory for cither of the clubs, deadlocked for frst place, is tantamount to the seetionrl championship At the same time Ligonier goes to Derrv and East Huntingdon travels to Hurst Topping the calendar in Section 14 is the fracas at North Union with the Steve Funn boys meeting Georges Township in another championship decision The two schools are deadlocked for the top rung and the winner will move on to the gonfalon Redstone goes to Maplctovvn and German Township is at Point Marion in the other sectional lilts tonight Section 18 schedule tonight finds Rostravcr Township at Fayette City and Sewicktcy going to Belle Vcr- non By WALTER R MISKINIS Evcrson, first half champions In the WPA Ping-Pong League, fell before Edmond Shalala's Recreation Center teim by the close score of 13-12 at the center Shilala's team was composed of, Mongclluzzo, Taylor, Seacon, Long, Fao and Shalala Everson had on its team Soisson, Stcmnock, Siccmski, Alexandei, Zadyiak and Watson Joe Ray, in charge of the loop, says all indications point to a hotly contested second half. The local center staff will travel to Washington, Pa , Friday, February 18, to attend the third in a series of teachers' institutes The meeting will be held in the chapel of Washington Jefferson College As a result the Center will be closed that day WEST PENN GIRL BOWLERS ACTIVE Bowling on the West Penn alleys Friday night, Team No 3 won three straights from No. 4 while No 2 took the odd scrap from No 1 in the Girls West Penn Duckpm League. The scores Team No. 1. Glldroy 97 129 84--310 Leighlitcr 71 104 --175 Atkins 87 87 85--259 Coyne 102 100 106--308 Mahokcy 99 99--198 Blade 112 126--238 Marchellctta's Clover Farm drip- biers of Dunbar, strong contenders for the.Junior Basketball League flag, sported new uniforms in their league game against the I C Frosh Saturday. The new togs are a solid green with gold trimmings Waynesburg Recreation Center Juniors, scheduled to play the Paramount Jumois Saturday, cancelled their engagement The "Yellow Jacket' team will come here later MONESSEN FLOOR TOURNEY IN MARCH Totals McManus Miller Shipley Rankin _. File Humphrey Morgan _. Totals Ridgeway Porter King Cohen Light Welsh _- Totals 456 532 500-1488 Team N'o. 2. 107 96 113 76 78 ]02 102 78 72 74 130--333 94--238 130--208 116--320 --150 -- 74 71-- 71 - 478 420 541-143B 412 484 459-1355 Albright Leasure . Cox VanNatta Keins McCoy _ Team No. 4. . - 101 33 _ _ . 64 85 __ , 87 72 ___ 80 87 75 82 108--291 --149 78--237 63--236 84--241 77-- 77 Over 200 entiy blanks for the Ki- wams junioi and scnor tn-state basketball tournament to be held in the Monessen High School gmnas- lum Thursday, liiday and Saturday, Maich 10 11 and 12 were mailed today to the cream of the basketball clubs in the district . I Eighty beautiful prizes are to be awarded and one of the largest e n - I Mianksvilli' Team IMns tiy lists m histoiy is csp-ctcd i Stonotrcek Township High of Entry blanks can be secured by Shnnksvillc came thiough with a 25 writing Tourroy Director, caie of. to 20 victo-} over Garrctt in an extra Fisher Bros, Monessen /jpeuod at the losers floor. Totals 407 408 416-1231

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