The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 18, 1938 · Page 15
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February 18, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 15

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY IS, 193S. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNEttSVILI/E. PA J?AGE FIFTEEN. DAY NIGHT Westinghouse Plays Casey Basketeers For Flag at Stale Armory Winner of Two Games to Be Crowned King of Floor Clubs Here. ^ PRELIM I NARY AT 7:45 SHARP The first of a three-game series for the city basketball championship will be played Monday night at State Armory between the Westinghouse and Casey quintets. Both local combinations have established enviable records on the hardwood, each bringing some tough opposition from outlying districts The doors will open at 7 15 o'clock and 30 minutes later the Shamrocks of the Recreation Center will tackle the Hazel-Atlas girls of Washington, Pa. BLUES, GREENS DUCKS WINNERS Bowling on the West Ponn alleys Wednesday night, the Blues won three straights from the Reds and the Greens took three in a row from the Yellows in the Girls Rainbow Duckpm League The scores: RED Wagner 86 Small 90 E Phfflipt 111 Murray . -.,_- -, 68 ShoB 100 Potthoff 75 100 120 113 33 77 82 113 104 139 61 56 90 299 314 363 162 233 247 Totals N. Phillips Cage Smyth Seaton Dixon l^raneis Totals 885 1743 Rude Btrkey _ Chelmey Beiber -- Hifjbo» _ Pifjnan . TfElLOW 77 137 108 96 68 120 76 55 62 66 115 66 100 150 61 83 68 91 314 354 249 215 196 272 Totals 506 541 553 1600 Totals 598 1748 GIVES YOU AS LOW. AS See "LEO" Our Factory Trained Brake Expert If You Can't STOP! MHO .SliFHY'l SERVICE STDIfW BOAD SERVICE W. ADD!* Street Phone 21. Caseys Upset Tarentum With Big Comeback The Cascys nosed out a scrappy Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company quintet ot Tarentum Thursday night at the lattcr's /loor by a score of 56 to 54 in a hectic game The local five was behind until the last few minutes ol play when the deadly shooting of George, Maher and Miskinis enabled the outfit to triumph Sunday the Cascjs travel to Jcan- nette to meet the Merchants The line-up Coscys G F. Miskims, i 9 2 Hart, f 0 1 Brown, c 1 1 George, g 7 0 Quinn, g 3 0 Mahcr. 1 2 1 Tulley, g 3 1 Soisson, g 0 0 Pts. 20 1 3 14 Volts, Meters, Watts Triumph at Duckpins , In West Penn League Totals .. Tarcutum F. McCormick, t R McCormick, f Killien, c Susa, g Laurent, g Fied, g 25 G _ 7 _ 4 _ 4 _ 5 _ 4 _ 0 24 6 5G F. Pis. 0 14 1 9 0 8 3 13 2 10 6 54 Totals Scoring by quarters Cascys 12 8 12 24--56 Tarcntum . _ _ _ 16 18 10 10--54 Referee--Hathaway. SPORTORIALS Continued from Page Fourteen, feel that A. J. is holding that job onljr because ho has a contract thit comes under the Teacher Tenure Act. Since he has his same salary and is without the responsibility, he will graciously accept the portfolio of the official athletic "handshikcr' but the person who takes the job of football coach will have to produce or there'll be plenty of fireworks in Uniontown. Evcrhart s successor must overshadow the retiring coach's record which will be quite R feat despite the fact that next fall practically the entire 1"37 Grid club will be back on the field BITS HERE AND THERE Harry S Jobes, prcxy of the Northern Faycttc County Baseball League last year, is getting ready to call the boys together for another campaign. Harry, observing his 57th birthday yesterday, said he was fit as a fiddle and had half a notion to sign up as a regular player . Nicholas Edward Kcarns, a popular Gotham basketball referee, comments: "Do you wonder why so many coaches arc in favor of the no-ccnter-jump rules' Bigger crowds mean more dough for the basketbtU coffers nnd a super future for the underpaid and unappreciated basketball coach. Why, basketball today supports the smaller sports at bis universities as much as football" . . . Pete Susano, dog Jaw enforcement officer, claims there are 5,000 unlicensed dogs in Fayetle county as he continues his drive to force owners to buy tags or get nd of the animal . . . Penn State's varsity wrestlers meet Syracuse Sautrday and Harvard Monday. The college's baseball team plays 18 games, the first at home April 9 with Susque- hnnna Joe Bcdenk is the coach . . . Winner of tonight's Jimmy Adamick-Hairy Thomas fight gets a shot at Joe Louis' world heavyweight title in April, according to Promoter Mike Jacobs The bomber has a "date" with Nathan Mann next week . . . Johnny McAvoy of New York will referee Sundays bout for the bantamweight title between Champion Harry Jcffrn of Baltimore and Sixto Escobar of Puerto Rico m Bowling on the West Penn alle}s Monday night, the Volts won three straights from the Ohms while the Meiers swept thiough the Cjclcs and the Witts cnptured a similar victory from the Amps in the West Penn Duckpm League. The scores METERS A Murray 16fi 168 12C 460 Eisley 133 Hild 115 [PITTSBURGH ' SPORTS CLUBS PLAY ABROAD Witt Godfrey WamhofT A Mongol Bertram Fair Decker Totals Bair B Nr-wmyer Davidson . PurbnuRh Silcox 106 F. W Jones 102 TotJls . Hughes _ Ward Adams Anderson Dummy _ Dummy . -- 187 654 OHMS __ 103 111 lot 103 12T 77 5B 8'. 675 1916 122 108 105 81 85 340 212 331 2H 2SS 85 TotMl 453 483 501 1437 Miyor I Ikes New mf n NORTHAMPTON, Mass, Fcb 18 --Pancake? and saus.ic.on arc to be served every Wednesday to newsmen covering the city hnll by order of the mayor This was the favorite "starter" of Calv in Coolldge who rose from mayor of this city to the Presidency. San Juan, Puerto Rico ncllsville High's ciacl. swimming team ROCS to Butler tomorrow afternoon . . Despite t.ilk of abindon- tnont of the 1940 Olympic Game-; in Jipan bcc msc of the Smo-Nip- ponese w.irfarc, Tokjo is getting read} for the competition and enthusiasm it wincing back from the low point it rc-ichcd when the boycott wis discussed . . Melvin fcj- pern, former Conncllsvillc High footballer, has been nnmcd assistant director of the basketball ch impion- ship tournaments to be held b the Allegheny Mountain Asiociatlon Amateur Athletic Union next mqnth Elpcm, a sociology student at Du- qucsno University, is a pirt time physical instructor at the Kaufrmnn Settlement in Pittsburgh . . . Branch Rickey, vice-president of the Cardinals, is going to lake active charge of the St Lotus school of biseball instruction at Winter Haven, Fli, for a month to teach some 100 prospects on how to pitch The school is Rickey's own idea and as a basis for instruction he intends to revive the old training equipment known as the "strike zone" By signing his contract, Woodie Jensen lias vindicated the Pittsburgh Pirates management Kiturally the outfielder has denied the interview in which he 1 imbastcd the Buccos as nickel nur*.- crs . . . William J Shelley, scion of a noted Kentucky family of racing officials, will be racing secret u y nt Wheeling Downs, President Walter IT Donovan of the V J et Virgnn Jockey Club announced . . W J cngcrs meet Muskingum at home Saturday. Its. grappcrs cnlertam Fmdlay, Ohio, College, while the Con- swimmers go to Grove City. A RECORD BREAKING HKIIE A31E A 1'EYF OF VALUES! Jtcg. 25c Shirts - Shorts Z For Z'te e n s o o i u u e -- r t WORK PANTS /7C One Special Txit JJoys' Longies AH dark patterns UMOX SUITS KOK 1U"S \M» ISt Jort] Pittsliiirir Mrort. Basketbaljl Team Meets Templq in Crucial Battle Tonight. TRACK STARS TO RACE SATURDAY PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18 --The road beckons to Pitt athletes this week as the Panthers seek their action on foreign arenas, with nil teams but two being scheduled for competition For the Pitt basketball team it is a make or break week. Tonight the Panthers meet Temple nt Philadelphia. Pitt has to win this one to keep in the race itself, and also to keep Temple from practically cinching the title. If the Panthers get by this one they have Georgetown to battle at Washington on Saturday afternoon The Hoyas have been a jmx team for the Panthers on their home court for years Having already taken the measure of Pitt at Pittsburgh Georgetown, will be the favorite this time Saturday night Jack Schnckcr's Pitt boxers will appear in another non-conference bouts against the Catholic University outfit at Washington. Catholic U. has defeated Pitt in the last two meetings, but the hard-punching Panthers will be tlje favorites this year The swimming meet with Grove City at Grove City having been cancelled by the latter, Pat Corr's undefeated swimming team will take n rest this week The Pitt mermen have won two big victories, one over F. M , champion of the Enstcm Association, and the other ovcr"Wcst- crn Reserve, previously undefeated in two seasons A picked squad of Pitt track and fleld stars will take part in the NYAC games at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. The Panther relay team will be up against Manhattan's crack quartet which defeilcd Pitt in the Millrosc game* The Pitt team will be composed of Frank Ohl, M.m McKce, Albert Fcrnra and Johnny Woodruff running in that order Woodruff, also will Utke purt in the Hilpin 880. He vvon the first leg on the Halpm Trophy last year, and hopes to repeat uiit week A win, al^o would be n fit rebuke to the critics who say he cannot go indoors iftcr his loss in the Millrosc games last week. liuy Homo Site. LATROBE, Fcb 18--Union Trust Compiny of Pittsburgh Ins completed purchase of a large ncrej along Loyalhanna creek, adjoining the Rolling Rock est itc Riounds, nnd prolimmiry surveys have been run for a home to be elected for the Al.m Scaifcs about a mile cast of tile clubhouse, it was learned here Servicemen Capture Three Games, Carriers And Reporters Ahead The Scrvitemen took three straights from the Meter Readers while the Reporters captured the odd game from the Clerks and the Carriers toppled the Printers two out of three in the City Industrial Duckpin League at the West. Perm bowline alleys. The scores SERVICEMEN B Dunslon 127 138 Fisher Towzty _. Totals ,, ,, -600 701 630 1991 METER READERS Buttcrmore 89 00 142 330 Burkcy . 135 84 9D 328 Critchfleld 73 91 129 293 Wandel 108 142 152 402 Dummy 93 117 94 304 Totals . .498 543 616 1657 REPORTERS Sandusky 140 1,09 Hatflold Smith Urchasko ,, P. Driscoll, Haggcrly _ J. DriscoU . Totals .- Arnold _ 96 _123 _137 114 no 144 153 108 100 100 98 142 119 154 108 349 331 313 409 409 379 108 634 639 CLERKS 623 1896 Totals 597 615 640 1852 Phuntck Docrfler Harrcr Gnln«so . _ C. Drlscoll Totals Witt Filburn _ Critchfleld Logan -- Dunslon Phillips PRINTERS 110 100 122 128 163 , 113 112 115 121 122 129 120 150 126 100 330 370 426 353 343 628 578 CARRIERS 110 37 118 118 107 111 106 164 1J3 124 167 154 625 1831 97 89 127 83 94 158 304 325 349 359 331 477 Totals _635 675 563 1873 Abe Simon Will Fight Jim Thompson Monday PITTSBURGH, Fcb. 18 -- Abe Simon giant Jewish heavyweight, will fight Big Jim Thompson, colored 245 pounder in the ten round main rvcnt at Motor Square G irdcn next Mondiy night, February 21. These two behemoths of the ring staged the greatest heavyweight fight seen here m years, a couple of w ceks ago The press comment after the fight was distinctly a ' rave" As one sports writer stated, "The fight between Simon and Thompson was the fastest and haidest fought heavyweight battle in Pittsbuigh's history." Promoter Jake Mintz had originally carded Italo Colonello, Italian heavyweight who fought here last year, to meet Simon but when Colonello sustained a fractured rib in training, Mintr immediately contacted Gus Grccnlcc, manager of Thompson and signed the colored puncher to meet the Jewish star. The name Shogmoor for toots i* Wnooy- mous with Quality, ° nd every coot which car- tie* the Shogmoor label must uphold thit h, 0 h standard. Thai* why you get an case of fir, a casual drop- mo of the exquisite ·fabric*--'" other words, the custom- made look at a ready made price, when you buy one of the new Shogmoois. "' Slw0»i°o' Atpoco lob- sh °°" Beoutrfutly tailored rollor with ctaver ribbon manipulation through the crown Very young and smart, in now ipting and rworf colors. Chalfonte !s Ihs onry finely graded headsize hat that soil* 01 UNIONTOWN 1 1 I-Q r/vl 2 i T E L E P H O N E S - O L D AND 'NEW Gotne,! See,! OPEN HOUSE AT THE CONNELLSVIUE BELL TELEPHONE BUILDING 145 E. CRAWFORD AVENUE SEE 3636 copper wires in a coblo hlllo larger than a man's wrist I WATCH ths operators purling through local and long distance calls at tho iwitchboard 1 SEE th« 248 different parts of a modern telephone instrument 1 SEE tho Mom Frame, whero all the wires for Connollsville'j 2900 telephones are visible in one gigantic web. SEE the Test Board, where trouble anywhere along all the miles of wire can be located accurately. HEARyour own voiceosorhersheariton the telephone! SEE many other interesting and educational exhibits. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday February 23, 24, 25--1 »o 9 P. M. EVERYBODY WELCOME! THI BILL TIlirHONI COMPANY OT riNNIYlVAN'A a ,V ·" ' ~» f* D S A F E T Y F I R S T " 53 I

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