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PAGE EIGHT. THE DAILY COUKIER, CONNEL-LSVILU3. PA. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 32, 1938. i ' Basketball Basketball Sportorials By JOHN H. TVHOBIC Sports Editor PRESIDENT PROCLAIMS WILD LIFE WEEK President Franklin D. Roosevelt, proclaiming the week of March 20 as National Wild Life Week, called on all citizens "to · recognize thfc problem of conservation." The President said: "I call-upon all citizens in every community to give thought during this period to the needs ot the denizens of field, forest and water and intelligent consideration of the best means oC transplanting good intentions into practical action in behalf of these invaluable but inarticulate friends. "Only through the full cooperation ot all can wild life be restored for the present generation and perpetuated for posterity." Robert S. Cooper of Connollsville Is chairman for the observance of the week in Fayette county. · All "citizens should participate in it. :. BITS HEEE'AND THERE " President Nicholas Biddle of the Game .Commission announced approximately 410,000 hunters have compiled" with the law requiring report of game taken during the pasi season. Hunters neglecting to file a report will be liable to a 52 penally he said. The hunter's 1937 license 'and county numbers should accompany the report'. . . Monessen's 1938 grid schedule opens September 9 home with Erie East. .McKces Eocks Donora, CanonsburK, Brownsville California, Monongahela, New Castle and Charleroi arc listed with October 21 tentatively open ... Soccer wil be played by W. P. I. A. L. schools .beginning March 19 ending .with series of three games in May . , A number of bucks and does from the large deer herd at South Park Allegheny county, have been released in Fayctte, Wcstmorc]and,-Somerset Cambria and Armstrong counties ... Kenneth Stimmell, formerly o Dawson, is creating quite a reputation for himself in Florida as a basketball official. The former Dun bar Township High student worked games for Stuart, Vera Beach, Fatal Beach, Melbourne, Pahokec, Boynton Fort Pierce and Jupiter schools an was placed in charge of the touma meats at Vcra Beach and Miam Beach for high schools. Some ot th coaches regard him as one of th finest officials they had been on th Florida courts in years . . . Disre gard for recommendations of stat game officials and secret drafting o complex Federal migratory bir hunting laws threatens serious break down of enforcement, John C. Hunt ingdon, president of More Gam Birds Foundation, told the America Wildlife Conference. Asserting two thirds of the states have differed Witt the U. S. Bureau of Biological Sur vcy on important parts of prescn waterfowl regulations, he urged ope hearings on future laws before th wildlife committee in Congress . . .' Recently we received a communication from a college 1,000 miles away asking for tips on some football prospects from this region. Linemen in' particular are wanted from the "coal mine and steel mill" region, the "alumni scout" informed us, 'because without a good line a football team is just a football team" . . . George Pcnninglon, publicity chief :since 1936 who, according to reports, is scheduled to become director of athletics at Duqucsnc University to relieve John P. (Clipper) Smith who would give up the business ot schedule making, is n former reporter on the old Conncllsville PARAMOUNT LOSES FIRST LEAGUE TILT 3unbar Limits Theatre Quintet to 11 Points in Junior Loop. LEISENRING CLUB AHEAD Four exciting clashes marked Saturday's play in the WPA Junior Basketball League at State Armory. The I. C. Frosh fell before the Gales in the first encounter by the score of 28-18. Orban stood out for the West Siders with 10 tallies. The second morning tussle saw the lowering Hollywood A. C. dribblers down Lou's, 31-201 Laughrey, rangy center for the Tri-Towners who is setting the pace for individual scoring honors for the second half, led the attack on Lou's with a lota! of 19 points. Lciscnring took over the Willow Inn entry in the first afternoon fray, 39-17. The teams were playing nip and hick for three quarters but the Leisenring lads opened up in the final canto and chalked up 25 markers to win the contest decisively Szcpesi stood out for the winners with 15 points to his 'credit. Fant new addition to the Willow Inn roster, played brilliant ball and added 13 tallies to his teams total. The final game of the afternoon saw a very determined Marchellctta's Clover Farm team from Dunbar shellack the Paramount Juniors, 2611. The Furnace Towncrs presented a brilliant defense that allowed the locals but 11 points, which is the lowest amount of tallies the Para- mounts have scored this season. By virtue f ' . the win the Dunbar cagers took a firm hold on first place in thi second half flag chase. W. Lizzn and Bobby Dunaway were in the limelight for the winners while Jackie Kline performed in his usual brilliant style for the Theatre boys. There will be no game* on February 26. The line-ups: I. C. Frosh T. Flynn, f Davin, f Cuneo, c Sidow, g Hoye, g Connell, g -- G. 2 2 0 1 3 1 F. rts 0 o o o o o Totals 9 0 Non-scoring substitutes--Smith, R Irvin, Hartman, Brady, Gnliardi. Gales Orban, f _._ Scacchi, f Deligatti, c Echard, g Ford, g Vernava, g G. 5 , 2 , 1 2 . 1 1 F. Ps News Graft, Scottdale High's leading scorer, seems to have quite a time finding his name spelled correctly in the gazettes using the Mill Town games. It has appeared as Grant, Brant, Craft and Croft . . . Joe Louis and Nathan Mann fight Wednesday night in Motor Square Garden . . . Electrical depth-finding equipment is to be used to detect presence of schools, of fish off the Tasmania coast. The new method ot locating fish beneath the surface has been used successfully by Norwegian fishermen Bog Hoggcrton, a bootmaker, has sold 120 game cocks to Y. H. Ching, game bird fancier of Kolahoc, Kauai, Hawaii. ' The bootb'ukcr raises fighting chickens as n "hobby".".'. Kenneth A. Reid of Chicago, executive secretary, and Hudson Chandler of New Kensington, formerly of Conncllsville, and Howard Weisgerber of Connellsvillo assisted in organization of Uniontown Chapter, Izaak Walton League of America Cone Hasson leaves Friday night for Philadelphia to go to the Athletics spring training camp at Lake Charles, La. Connie Mack had a representative in Conncllsville recently to keep tab"on Gene when reports got'to Philly the local major leaguer was going in for basketball. Connie feels that basketball doesn't mix with baseball as it is too big of a strain on the legs. Hasson quit when he knew his boss objected. Wieman Princeton Coach. PRINCETON, Feb. 2'J.--Elton E. '(Tad) Wicmaii, Michigan's great tackle of 1919, 1920 and 1921, was named today to succeed Herbert (Fritz) Crisler as head football coach of Princeton University. Totals 12 4 2 Non-scoring substitutes--Shaw. Score by quarters: I. C. Frosh Sales Referee--Hyatt. 4 6 4--1 7 10 10--2 Hollywood A. C. G. Durbin, f ,, -,- , o grouse, f . 5 Laughrcy, c ...... 8 Stimmell, g 0 F. Landymorc, g 0 Totals 13 Lou's G. Noschcse, f 2 Marcondi, f 3 Middleton, c 2 Rose, g 0 Corrado, g ..._ *_ 1 F. rts o o 3 2 0 5 3 F. Pi 2' 0 2 0 0 Totals _ 8 4 2 Non-scoring substitutes--Murphy Rowe, Beeman. Score by quarters: Hollywood A. C. 4 7 4 16--3 Lou's .. : 3 2 10 5--: Referee--Hyatt. LciscnrinE W. McQuade, f ..... Szcpesi, f Soltis, c Gmiter, g L. McQuade, g Burns, f Smith, f , McGarrity, f G, . 0 . 7 . 4 . 1 . 0 . 1 . -1 . 1 F. Pts 0 ' 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 Totals 18 Non-scoring substitutes--Alexanc cr, Scarry. Willow Inn Marr, f ..... rcBolt, f Fant, c Morrison, g Sansone, g P. Mongcll, f . G. 0 0 6 0 o 2 F. PL 0 0 1 o 0 o Friends, Even Though Mr. Gehrig Wants $41,400 Lou Gehrij? and Col. Jnko.Ruppcrt Two-Gun Lou CehrljT, the Hollywood cowboy who plays baseball lot the Jfcw York Yankees Jn the «ummcr, and Col, Jacob Ruppcrt, wealthy owner of the 'Yanks and a brewery king, are still friends despite the fact the two just can't get together on Lou's baseball nalary. Lou wants S-ll^OO, or a 15 per cent raise. Ruppcrt stands pat on 536,000. Joe Dl JInggio also wants 540,000. Local West Penn Duckpinners Lose To Charleroi Clubs The Charleroi bowling teams took the measure of Conncllsville clubs in duckpin matches at the West Penn alleys with Charleroi No. 1 spilling ocal club by a total of 470 pins and S'o. 2 outfit from Charleroi carrying off a 192-pin win. The scores: CHARLEROI NO. 2 Craig 158 Trindcr 130 F. Colborn 122 .. Colborn 142 Lcihicn 206 Wilson 122 125 127 202 112 118 122 158 167 392 379 371 502 373 .... 149 .... 149 Totals 764 725 677...2166 CONNELLSVILLE NO. 2 tfcwmeycr 145 10M 127 Wamhoft 150 133 117 Eisley 139 116 100 ~ondiff 131 101 1G1 Hughes _.122 180 137 381 400 355 393 445 Totals 687 645 642 1374 CHARLEROI NO. 1 Alderson ...ISO 224 166 579 Van Gocthcn ,, . . . . 155 172 327 Gossard . 150 177 175 508 Walker 137 200 . .. 337 Brickcr 153 .... 152 305 Bawin ..150 146 177 479 Totals 701 302 842 2535 CONNELLSVILLE NO. 1 Murray 114 135 Godfrey .......143 104 Moorman 110 116 W. Witt ...134 130 Saponara 157 158 Bair 123 145 .:... 228 372 .442 180 151 115 444 466 115 Totals 658 603 714 2065 PIGEONS CARRY FISHING TIDINGS HILO, Hawaii, Feb. 22.--Hawaiian deep sea fishermen of the Kona coast have devised a way to reassure their families about their safety. Each outgoing boat now carries a carrier pigeon and when a slow catch prolongs the voyage the bird is sent home with a note. The Kina coasl is known as the place where fish refused to nibble at President's Roosevelt's bait on his 1934 fishint tour. · Totals CONNELLSVILLE Totals 8 1 17 Non-scoring substitutes--Shives. Score by quarters: Leisenring 11 2 1 25--39 Willow I n n 5 2 6 4--17 Rofcr-e--Hyatt. WILDA PREFERS BETTER THINGS DETROIT, Feb. 22.--Mrs. Wilda Kells of suburban River Rouge was, -granted a divorce after she told Cir- Collins 102 cuit Judge Theodore J. Richter: Witt Ill i "My husband, James, wanted me to attend burlesque shows only but I like the'better things such as music, literature and art." DEHUFF SEES FIREWORKS AT STATE ARMORY TONIGHT WHEN COKERS, OWLS BATTLE By S. M. DcHUFF is that the game will- be the ver; Chances arc, George Washington first test of any kind of scholasti would disapprove of celebrating his athletic prowess to be put on be birthday with fireworks. lasey Club Is Turned ^ Back By Six Points In GreatGameatArmory r Hazel-Atlas Girls Topple Shamrocks By Decisive Score The Hazel-Atlas girls' team ex- lerienced little difficulty in defeating ,he Shamrocks at the Armory Monday night, 33 to 16. The Shamrocks jlaycd the first half as though in a ranee, allowing their lanky adversaries to pile up a 25 to 6 lead. In the second stanza the local lassies came to and outscorcd the winners ;0 to 8. The Shamrocks greatly missed the services of "Ede" Tulley who was out of the game with an nfcctcd knee. Devenny and Gray were high scorers for the H.-A. girls while Mc- Kahn turned in a brilliant floor game. Rowe, Metzger and Phillips played well for the local "Grcenies. The line-ups: Hazel -Atlas Devenny, f ___ ...... Lawrence, f McKahn, c -----Gray, g ....... _________ ~-Clark, K .......... Markovich, g Icemen Pile Up Nice Margin to Coast to Victory, 45 to 39. ECOND CONTEST MONDAY EVENING G. 5 2 _ 3 ___ 5 0 1 F. rts. z Totals Non-scoring _. .20 substitutes -- Addis, Guadagni, Liston, Dunn. Shamrocks G. F. Pts. nowc, f . 2 2 Phillips, f 2 0 Motzfier, c 2 1 Scott, K 0 1 1 Seose, s 0 0 0 Totnh . 6 4 18 Non-scoring substitutes -- Primus Hooper. Score by quarters: Shamrocks .._ 4 2 Hazel-Atlas _.._.14 11 Umpire--Logan. 6--18 4--33 twcen our two high schools, hence On the other hand, so many expressed wishes and views of the hero of Valley Forge and Yorktown have been ignored since March 4, 1933 it isn't likely the display of pyrotechnics to be put on at the Armory tonight by the Immaculate Conception and C. H. S. basketball teams will stir up much, if any, water-holding criticism.. For that's just what it's going to be, this game. A sky-rocketing, pin-wheeling and aerial-bombing affair. What's more, it's going to prove n hum-dingcr of a way to break up the usually monotonous manner of observing the day by merely closing banks and liquor stores and shortening postoffice hours. As is pretty generally known, nothing of any real importance hinges on the actual winning or losing of the game. It is just going to be a blossoming of a strictly home-crown sports plant, the seeds of which were planted quite a long time ago by fans from every w'ard in the city. .'Where the real import of the thing comes in, .as everybody knows, Local Posioffice Duckpin Stars Win Over Greensburg ·-- Bowling on the West Penn alleys Saturday night, the Conncllsville ·Postofflcc defeated Greensburg Postoffice by a margin ot 172 pins. The scores: GREENSBURG Fries 103 118 221 Bryan 100 112 125 343 J. Morrison 137 118 126 381 all the halleluiahs and hubbub about town. As to the relative strength ot the Dolde and Trump outfits, we plead guilty to knowing practically nothing. Some there are who, we are told, insist that if Lujack's reported indisposition keeps him out of tonight's tussle, the I. C.'s have a chance to overcome the remaining C. H. S. shock-trooping of Showman, Marakas and Evans. Then again. we've been curtly informed that with, or without, the services of their leading man, the Dolde troupers will positively teach Earl Trump's Porters, Hunts, Georges and Christophers a few tricks in dribbling,* passing and shooting they have not yet combatted. Somewhat confusing, this kind ot advance information, and while it may effect the betting in Wall street, and along Broadway (New York, not Scottdale), there's little likelihood of it bringing on a box-office depression. Truth is, the only lamentable thing about the whole affair is that the Armory can accommodate but a mere thousand or so fans. Youngwood Beaten By Scoftdale Team The Knapp Rifle Club of Scottdale defeated the Youngwood team by a score of 950 to 936. The five high scores arc used to determine the winner. The scores: Scottdale I'r. Sit. Kn. Oh. Tot. Pritchard 50 50 50 46 196 E. E. Bnker _.. 50 49 44 50 193 Arrotti 49 49 48 43 189 E. C. Baker 49 50 47 41 187 Jones 50 50 44 41 185 Roncovitz 48 48 44 44 184 Millpr 40 J.Z Jfi ttt 17ft McArdle A. Morrison Mclntyrc Bechnor Mcrt7. . 99 112 130 106 131 109 111 116 321 243 . . 130 1H4 125 243 236 687 C87 744. 2118 Filburn 115 Nicholson 103 Flannigan 134 Critchfield I l l Paramount Juniors Stone, f Conway, f Hoover, Furtncy, g Kline, ({ Jones, f Totals . Non-scoring G. . 0 F. Pis. 4 4 0 0 \Vurus Against isix Xavy. Non-scoring substitutes WASHINGTON. Feb. 22.--Senator i Wagner, Robinson. . Arthur Capper, Republican, Kansas, Dunbar G. said he believed the proposed larger navy program "is a long step toward taking part in other people's wars."; Jen-is, e W. Li/:.T, f ... . 3 Gent, t 5 11 -L o p e s, F. rts. 2 8 (I 2 Smilclcss Girl Gets $5,250. WIHITA, Kas., Feb. 22.--Parents of Charlotte Shafcr, six, received $5,250 in settlement of a damage suit growing out of injuries the girl s.uf- fered in an automobile accident which left her fnce riisfisured so she could not smile. - I Nigrcn, K .Dunnwr.y, jj ... Yutzy, f Totals Paramount Dunbar Referee--1 larper. Umpire--Logan. Witt Yaw Dunston Phillips 135 164 123 121 187 163 120 129 127 113 122 110 235 232 396 388 225 111 121 309 273 Totals 676 893 721 2290 Jeannette Beaten By Casey Passers The Casey basketball team defeated Jeannette Merchants there Sunday afternoon in an extra period, At the.hnir the Yourih lads held an Scolldale Midgets Win Over Washington SCOTTDALE, Feb. 22--Scottdale Y. M. C. A. Midget cagcrs kept their record clear Saturday when they eked out a win over the Washington Midgets, 23 to 21, on the lattcr's floor n an overtime contest. Neither club held more than a two point lead during the entire game and two extra periods were needed before the win ner was decided. At the end of thi regular time, the score was 20 all In the first extra period both club failed to score. Dave Bixler put hi Scottdale teammates ahead in thj last overtime period with a fre throw and then Wiles the towcrini Washington center, tied the scor with a foul. With only a few second left to play, Skemp, a Scotty forward scored a field 'goal. The line-ups: Scottdale V Skemp, f D. Bixler, f ,, Zimmerman, c -Kropff, R Dick, g Totals Washington Y CourtwriRht, f 0 Emery, f 1 1 Wiles, e 5 2 Blake, f 0 1 Pcttrio, g 0 2 Zanisky, g 1 (; Totals 7 Non-scoring substitutes--Scoitdale A. Bixler and Scnrdina. Referee--Jardine. M:iwhinncy King Parry 48 no 49 Five high YouiiRwood Byers . . Thomas Hough .. Fox Stoner ., Baker 35 44 176 ·14 28 170 40 42 107 950 1'r. Sit. Kn. Oh. Tot. 50 50 48 49 48 50 43 43 43 45 40 37 Five high . 191 18!) 188 184 184 176 .936 SCHIAVONi NAMED CSTY DOG CATCHER Detroit Pro Passers At Duquesne Thursday To Oppose Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH, Feb. 22.--Th Pittsburgh Pirates basketball lean will play one of the strongest pr teams in the country, the Detro: Professionals, Thursday night, at th Duquesnc University gymnasium. Deli-oit was organized in 1920 by Philip "Cincy" Sachs and immediately began a record that few, if any, teams can equal. Detroit, durini: the 18 consecutive years, shows 501 victories as against 108 defeats. Numbered among the victims are the Original New York Celtics and the New York Renaissance teams, the two strongest professional teams in the world. ' . The Wcstinghouse basketball ciuin- ct, defending champion, won the Irst game in the city scries Monday light at State Armory, turning back he Casey club, 45-39. Between 500 and 600 paid admis- ions were treated to "a thrill a- minute" as the city's independent cams fought to gain an advantage. The game started o(I slowly, each club trying to feel out the other. Close guarding prevented scoring mtil Quinn stepped up to the foul ine to register the initial point after hrcc minutes of play. Except for an nstant before the first half ended, his was the only time the Caseys were in the lead. Bill Miller, Ruff and Freddy Miller . scored aJl the icemen's points in the first quarter to lead 13-5. Brown was substituted in the second quarter and gave a good account, scoring one foul and feeding the ball to others n scoring position. The challengers quickly cut into the large lead held jy the champions, holding an 18-17 lead momentarily. Freddy Miller hit the net from the side os the gun sounded ending the half with West- inghousc ahead by one point. Starting the third period with a whirlwind attack, the white jerseyed icemen collected three field goals with a clever passing attack topped by fancy shooting. The margin was maintained through the third quarter as that period ended, 34-26. The Cascys unleashed a burst as the final peyiod got under way that nearly knoUcd the count. Quinn stole the ball from Reed under the basket and scored. Mahcr took a pass from Hart to tally an easy one. Hart added a foul before Red George dropped in a long one to make the score 34-33, Westinghouse.. The icemen called time to slow down the Purple Raiders. After Walt Zimmerman tipped in a rebound. Brown tallied n foul and George connected from midficld to tie the score at 36. That ended any further scoring in the part of the challengers until the Westinghouse lads had put the game on ice. Then Brown sank a long shot and Red George added a foul. The next game- will be played Monday night. The line-ups: Westinghouse G. F. Pts. ~\W. Miller, f - - -~ Zimmerman, f -F. Miller, e RulT, g Jones, g . Reed, f . Totals ... Cascys Tulley. f Hart, f ..... Maher, c Quinn, g Georse, g Brown, g G. . 4 . 1 - 6 4 2 1 9 45 F. Pis. Totals 14 Scoring by quarters: Westinghouse 13 6 Caseys '. _ 5 13 11 39 15 11--45 8 13--39 Referee--J. John, Uniontown. Springfield Indians Taikle Hornet Hotkey Club Wednesday Night PITTSBURGH, Feb. 22.--Back in stride again, the Pittsburgh Hornet hockey team plan a reception for the Springfield Indians when they invade the Gardens for their final Ic.'iRue game Wednesday night. The Hornets, who defeated Providence one to noth^ig Saturday to gain full game or two points on the regular league schedule. Five ot these will be played at the Garden. Pittsburgh has a decided edge on Springfield in the game this year. They have won four and tied two. Trouble for Louis. POMPTON LAKES, N. J., Feb. 22. --Champion Joe Louis will have "plenty ot trouble" defending his heavyweight title against Nathan Mann Wednesday night. Jack Kearns warned after watching Louis complete his training. Dante Schiavonl of McCormick avenue today became the city's new dog catcher. He was put to work by Chief o( Police Andrew W. Thomas to succeed George "Jingling" Johnson who j is now employed at the courthouse ' at Uniontown. ', Numeru.s- complaints about don- 1 -' j running at lame caused Chief Thom- to take .steps tu t-urb Hie ;u-tivit.v . 4 24 1 4--11 6 14--24 point ;jd\*ant:jXL' but the home club gradually reduced this lead,! and those cauKlit will le slml. tying the score in the last minutes to i send the contest into an extra period. Tonight the Caseys are again on the road, meeting the Johnstown cx- ISusiest Stream in World. The Monongahela River is the most · traveled stream in the world because i · lii£h players, civy champions for t h e ) of the movement of bituminous coal i 'past four years, si that place. 'from district minr.*. I CENTUHY OI1TIUUNC CO. ·

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