The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 17, 1939 · Page 12
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 12

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FACTS TV/ETLVK. ·THE DATLY COtTRTER. CONNETvLSVTTJ,E. PA. FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1939. Boxing WORLD Basketball PORTORIALQ By JOHN H. WHORIC. Sports Editor **S .CONN,' SUTHERLAND MAY ATTEND FIGHTS It' the proper, strings can be pulled, Immaculate Conception High School Athletic Council expects to have two prominent sports figures at its next amateur boxing show at Slovak Htill Tuesday night .'March .28. . - - : . - . . -. ..,-..The boys we trying to get Billy Conn, Pittsburgh's sensational . pro battler'.who -has .hit the National spotlight with, two decisive victories over Free! Apostoli, and Dr. John BITS HERE AND THERE Babe Kaiich, pro boxer recently returned to his home in Uniontown from Phoenix, Ariz., has organized an amateur boxing club in the coun- tyseat. He says he has several good boys coming along in flne shape and is anxious to match them. Any promoters interested in securing lads for a boxing show arc asked to drop a .line to his address, 91 Elma avenue, Uniontown. The Illinois Racing Bain (Jock) Sutherland,, -resigned I Commission allotted 158 days of horse football coach of the University of Pittsburgh, to appear here. Dr. William p. McClelland,, former rnember-'Of- the-State--Athletic-Commission,.is. trying to make the connections at'the instance oJE_Dr._ James V7rO'DBnoVan".o£."".the'::...conncrl.--· If they can possibly, make arrangements 'to :get away from .the city,, the two will be here, is the..latest word from Pittsburgh. Billy 'Carter, who' is malchrnaking the shows for the I. C..H. S. A. C., has been spending a lot of time trying to work up one of the finest fistic cards ever presented here. He is looking only for A-l boys of Western Pennsylvania so that fan- dom will continue to clamor for more fights here. Paramount Dribblers Lose Clash. Paramount basketball quintet was Dliminated in the Sun-Telegraph A. A. U. tournament when It dropped a 14-34 decision to the strong Hctky's Boys' Club of Ambridge in a game played in Pittsburgh. Except for the second quarter in which the victors gained a comfortable margin it was a nip and tuck battle. s In a game played previously at North Union the Paramount baske- teers swamped the North Union Senior Patrol quintet by a 30-8 score. The line-ups: Parmounts G. F. Conway, f - - -.. 1 0 Brown, f 1 0 McMullen, c _ 7 1 Kline, g .- 6 0 Stipa, g 1 0 Testa" f 2 1 Maricondi, f -- 0 1 racing among six tracks after a dispute between Washington Park r.nd Hawthorne over the Labor Day date won by the latter. . . Monaca High School's basketball team captured the Class B W. P. I. A. L. championship by defeating New Wilmington High, 33 to 30, . . General Manager Bill FREAK SCORE MARKS CASEY ENGAGEMENT Irish Organization Finds Wai worth Zone Defense Difficult. TOURNAM BAKERS PULL ONE FROM FIRE Baker's Garagemen of Connellsville pulled the biggest upsc-t to date in the Gold Medal tournacnent .when they rushed to a last minute 25 to 2-1 victory over the classy Peters Packing Company of Greensburg at the Armory Thursday night. The Packers were, along with the Paramount Theatres, tourney favorites in the lightweight division but after a brilliant first half in which they paced their opponents 17 to 5, they slumped _ .,,.,, , . . _ . . . ,, , badly to pass out of the picture. DeWitt of the St. Louis Browns and Smidtkc and Pa lovchalk pulled the his star pitcher, Big Buck Kewsom, I out o£ thc firc for Bakcr - s , vh n 0 are stll squabbling over salary. Buck ste£anic and Kozack starred for the wants 820,000 but DeWitt says that amount is -roughly $7,000 more than he is worth, .-ir.d Mr. Dc\Vitt is n fellow who can got very rough over 57,000. . . Thc bad luck that has dogged last year's "big horses" has overtaken Stagehand, leading money- winner of 1038. Colonel E. Maxwell has announced the retirement ot the colt for one year because of a leg injury- A similar injury made Sea- biscuit pass up the $100,000 Santa Anita handicap while a fever forced War Admiral out of the $50,000 Widener Challenge Cup race. . . The million-dollar title brawl Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis losers. The Casey- Wahvorth game in the senior class went 11 minutes before either team scored a point, which is some kind of a record in this age of fire-house basketball. WaHvorth used the Westminster College zone defense system and effectively smothered Casey's first half scoring efforts. The score at the end of the first two TOURNEY GAMES TONIGHT Junior Class, Donora Herald - Americans vs. Perry Commodores, 7;00. Dunbar Mules vs. Jeannette Shear- Lightweight Hcrminie Newsies vs. Mount Pleasant Lum Club, 10:00. North Belle Vernon Firemen vs. Jack town Hotel Cardinals, 11:00.. Senior Class, Spishak-Cascys vs. Qverholt, 7:45. jVTorgantown Coca Colas vs. Swissvale, 9:15. Two Clashes Tonight's High Spots in Tourney Two games that will be very much under the glare ot thc spot light In the tournament tonight are the Cascy-Ovcrholt and the Morgan- town-Swissvalc tussles. The rivalry between the local passers and the disiilicrs needs no fanning or build up. However Overholt does feel that they are due to upset the Fayette county champions and will be out there tonight grimly determined to eliminate their high flying rivals from further tournament competition. The fans who were privileged to periods looked as small as a WPA Set the first peck at the Morgan- pay check. The score board read I town Coca Colas Wednesday night Casey 9, Walworth 8. In thc second are still talking about thc flashy half, however, the champs started to exhibition that tfiey put on (nvo'lvinB cut Inl ' oll 8h the visitors' zone and downing the Howitzers. The con, · ] zoomed on to a 39 to 20 win. Freddie lecture hns bnen how will they stand "T'£rv°"r,^T?r°V T C -^h S '·»= Fouled Me" Miller was top man ! up against the Caseys or Overholt. h^at^lNa^^ -.deration was given to the in late June providing Two-Ton eood oaU £or W £llworth Tony can pass a physical examination j ,, Ove J olt A , ensil3 ? ^ s P° s ^, d . o£ ', h 5 next Tuesday. . . "* """" "'" - - " " " ' '·· Commissioner John he would suspend wrestlers "who fact that they must first defeat the Swissvaie Independents. A f t e r " Michigan's Fight Mon s City Alumni, 37-7. Cartwright, ! watching the latter team polish nfl n J. Hettc'he said Tulley and Foil: netted the most ; the Mount Pleasant Merchants HIGH SCORES MARK TILTS IN "Y" FLOOR CONTESTS High scores marked the basketball. Costello, g 2 contests played In the Senior Y. M. ' Randolph, g 0 C. A. league as the Courier "A" ; quintet marked up its first victory, j Totals _ 14 defeating the Streamliners 44-20 and : c our j cr «B" the Ace High team tamed the Blue ' Devils 61-40 to effect a two-way tie for second place. G. Swan, f 1 . Rulli, f 1 ! Lattanzio, In the Junior Y. M. C. A. league I Fierselnaller, g the Nighthawks downed tha Courier , Carjello, g .'.. "B" team after a hard battle, 32-21, | William's, g and the Y Pioneers scalped the Y Indians 39 to 3. The line-ups: Courier "A" Neville, f Ash, f Sikora, c Conlin, g -Widmer, g --_. Williams, g Totals Streamliners Daberko, f _ Light, f Frazier, c Dunston, g . Baylor, g -- G. 3 5 -- 4 ..... 4 ..... 4 1 21 G. -- 1 1 " 0 4 __ 3 11 Totals Referee--Arnold. Umpire--Morgan. ; Y Indians 2 44 F. Pts. 0 2 1 3 0 0 1 9 0 G Totals ...... ..... __________________ 0 2 20 Non-scoring substitutes -- Murphy, Cable, Harris. Schocky, Friend. Referee -- Philburn. Umpire -- Byrne. Ace High Jones, f Cornish, f Adams, c ,,..__. Reed, g Swallop, g Dorchnic, f Totals G. H 1 5 0 7 2 F. Pts. 2 24 1 3 0 0 61 Non-scoring substitutes -- Artis and Blacka. Blue Devils Woife, £ Hart, f ...._. points for the distillers. j Thursday night 50 to 26 many !Te deliberately throw their opponents]' The Swissvaie Independents, play- i now wondcnng how thc Coca-Co.as outside the ring, or molest, hit or ing their first tourney game in thc i will fare with Swissvaie. The Pit J- abuse physically a spectator or re- senior class, presented a neatly uni- i burgh district club presents a flnc farce. . .-Frank R, Swast, Jr., of formed high scoring quintet to defeat lineup including Ferguson, formerly Apollo is one of the 30 State com- the Mount Pleasant Merchants 50 to jot Pitt and Vaniel. a sensationa^tugh missioncrs appointed by the scmi- pro baseball congress to supervise semi-pro ball this year.;; . Thc Board trouble in of Trustees of the University of a clever : Pittsburgh will meet Monday to ap- ,,, point a successor to Dr. John B. 2 "Jock" Sutherland. . . Phil Withum, ,, golf pro at Waynesburg's Greene ] 5 ; County Country Club the past three 26. The predictions are that this team will give Morgantown plenty of n their game tonight. Vanicl, schoolboy star, and Fergu- school forward, but considered themselves very much weakened because Bob Simmers, W.-iyncsburg College star, was unable to play for them in -18 F. 1'ls. 3 17 1 13 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 40 son, formerly of the University of Pittsburgh, played sensational ball for thc winners. Slamlnko and Etzc j member of the team and starred for the losers. I promised to be on hand tonight. The Paramount Theatres, after a their opening tournament game. Simmers, a Swissvaie resident, is a has 12 | years, has been retained for the com-, shaky starti experienced little dim Totals ..... ............. ........... ... ..... 18 North Union G. Crutchmar,, f ------- ......... 1 Silman, t ........... . ....... .: -- ...... 0 Bokdin, c ----------- ............. 1 Werner, g ..... ..... ..... ------ ...... 0 Stramat, g ..... ________ ...... _____ ...... 0 Springer, g .. ...... ------- ..... -- 1 Haney, g __________ ....... . ................ 1 39 Pts. cully in defeating Axleton E-High Three learns will be making their tournament bows tonight. They are thc Dunbar Mules in the junior class, 36 to 15. Coach Rude's boys left j the Herminie Newsies in the lieht- their teamwork in the dressing room weight bracket and the North Belle j ing link season. . . Primo Carnero scored a kayo--but it was in the movies. The ex-heavy champ plays MIM .............. ... ...- -.,,.....,, . -.,,..- the.part of a waiter and his bit calls | thc first ' na ] f but aftel . tne ° m t o r - i Vernon Firemen in the same division, for him to put the kayo on a r.oisy i rniss i or started to pass in their cus- ! Dunbar opposes the "hot" Jeannette patron. . . Motor Square Garden, site | tomarv clever style and zipped on to Horseradish quintet, the Herminie of many of Pittsburgh's biggest box-] win w i t h points to spare . Blasey and "- ' ing shows, may be transferred ir.to Continued on Page Fourteen. Totals Score by periods: Paramounts Fouth Union Referee--Kerns. 15 11 . 4 0 5--39 2 -- 8 0 j a garage and a display room in 2 near future. 0 Art Roor.ey, owner of thc Pittsburgh team in the National Football 2 League, is marking time with the club's plans for next season pending an answer from Jock Sutherland. Rooney has offered the famous gridiron mentor a salary in excess ol Paramounts Brown, f Stipa, f _ McMullen, c Blasey, g Kline, n Testa, f Conway, £ G. _ 2 F. 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 Pts. Totals Hcrky's ..... G. Zajackowski, f _______ ............ 4 Hoffman, f ............. ______ ......... 2 Sinecki, c .................. -------------- 4 Kamzelski, g ......... ___________ 3 F. Strano, g ________________ ....... ..4 N. Strano, g .. ....... ________ ..... ... 1 6 ' 3 4 P: -Pts. Totals 18 Score by periods:,. " Paramounts ...._ ...17 3 6 8--34 Hc.-kys , 18.11 510--44 Referee--Connell.. 312,500 with no strings attached and assurance he would have free rein in making the Pirates a championship team ... A deal is under way to bring Bronko Nugurski, one of thc greatest fullbacks of all time, to the Philadelphia Eagles in the National Football League. If and when the deal is consummated, the famed Bronko will play at tackle, Bert Bell, owner-coach of the Eagles announced. Recreation Center Girls Beat Donora Ping Pong Lassies Connellsville Recreation Center girl's ping-pong club came home with 44 j a victory Wednseday evening as they jolted the Donora Recreation Center In Strange Shooting lassies at that place. It was the first independent match for the locals, who made a very impressive showing. The local lineup was composed of Jean StaufTer, Jean Howser, Edith Tulley, Dutch Miller and June Gregg. Competing for Donora were Helen Balogh, Betty Konigsburg, Beryl Leach and Mary Butler. The local girls combination will schedule many outstanding attractions. Newpies meet the Mount Pleasant Lum Club and North Belle Vernon Non-scoring substitutes -- Byrne, Smith. Heferec--AH. Umpire---Morgan. N'lghtha-ivks Berkey, f George, f Evans, c F. 1 1 Pts. Jl 7 10 tangles with the Jacktown Hotel Cardinals. The classy Donora Herald-Americans open the evening's hardwood frolic playing the Perry Commodores. Both quintets are good with the fans favoring the Donora pony express. Appointed Chief Clerk. | WAYNES3URG, Mar. 17.--William \ Meighan, son of Burgess P. H. Meighan of Waynesburg, has been appointed chief clerk of the Greene county commissioners' office, succeeding the late Edward Wood. Mr. Meighan had . been acting as chief since Mr. Wood's illness. Carole Morrison (above), 18, high school senior, told police in Paul's Vnlley. Okla., that Murray Williams, 22, shot her three times whilo they were riding in his car, then drove her around for an hour and a half, after which he took her to his home. A physician ordered her removed to a hospital where she ii expected to recover. A Home Proilud Ask i'or It J3y Mume 0.\ SALE EVERY WHERE Listen to Onr Dally "SPORTS PARADE" at 5:!iO P. M. Over WJIBS Uu ion town. ( U N I O N MADE) You can buy overalls for a couple of dimes more-or a couple of dimes less than the $1.69 you see featured here. But don't think in terms of dimes. Think in terms of \vear, comfort, fit, quality. . SI .69 for Oshkosh B'Gosh Overalls is really a great deal less than a far lower price for ordinary overalls. Why?--because Oshkosh B'Gosh will outwear the ordinary kind twice over--and if you don't believe it come in to this store and we'll not only tell you why SI .69 is act- uully the lowest price you can pay for good overalls (day by day test) but we'll back it up with this guarantee-- They Must Make Good-Or We Will EXCLUSIVE AT Connellsville's Leading Men's Store. 124 N. Pittsbur? Street. Small, Shaw, f _. Noschese, c ;. Bradley, g Floyd, g 10 G. 1 __ 0 0 0 0 0 4 F. 1 0 0 0 c 0 Totals Non-scoring 4 0 32 Pts: 3 2 4 2 0 8 21 Pts. 2 0 0 2 0 8 substitutes -- Griglak, King, Jones, Mickey, Bosley. Y Pioneers Moon, f King, f Grielak, e ... Mader, g Patterson, g . GreafT, t Smlal, c Hartman, g Conlon, g Small, g Totals 19 Pts. 0 4 4 4 6 4 1 38 Non-scoring substitute -- Mitchell. Referee -- Royce. Umpire -- Morgan. Y. M. C. A. BASKEBALL LOOP Senior Leasrue. Pet. Comets ... Ace High Blue Devils Courier "A" Streamliners Junior League. Pioneers 3 Nighthawks -- _ Courier "B" Y" Indians .... ..... _.. 2 1 0 1.000 667 .333 .000 LEWIS RECALLS EARLY DAYS OF FLOOR WORK Officiating and Basketball Show Considerable Progress. YOUGH VALLEY BOARD DINES W. L. Lewis, a teacher in Connellsville High School and one of the oldest basketball officials in point of service in the district, was one oC the principal speakers at the banquet held in Brownsville by the members of the Yough Valley Local Board of Approved Basketball Officials. Pointing out the development of the floor sport in the district Mr. Lewis recalled that back in 1920 when he broke in as an official here there were only two others similarly engaged, Eddie Wall of Scottdale and Bob Austin, then located in Uniontown and now supervising principal of Brownsville schools. He told of the organization of the Yough Valley Board of Approved Basketball Officials in 1926 with 10 members. They were Merle Waugh- man 'and Eddie Wall of Scottdale; Frank Stansberry, Harry Shockey, Bob Austin and George Sherbon of Uniontown, and E. S. Phillips, W. L. Lewis and Kobe Fisher of Connellsville. Lewis said he thought the present PIAA system of examining future basketball officials inadequate. He advocated a practical examination of prospective arbiters along with the regular written test. He gave credit for the rapid advancement of the sport to better coaching and officiating. E. Stanley Phillips, Connellsville High School principal, served as master of ceremonies. Others who made short talks were John Harper of Connellsville, retiring president; Continued on Page Fourteen. MORE THAN A FAIR WEATHER FRIEND Talk about constancy . . . and loyalty, too . . . well, here's a topper that's a staunch standby... 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