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PAGE EIGHT. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9,193! Basketball OVER DUNBAR Bj J O H N H. WI10R1C Sports Editor ABOLISH GAME COSIMISSION? In tnls day and ago when you can expect anything, it is not surprising that someone would abolish the State Game Commission, responsible for Pennsylvania's recognition as tho leading state in the Union lor game conservation. While- we are not heaitily in accord with everything that the com- mision docs, we cannot blame the or- ganisation itself ns much ns the personnel Without the game commission, this Commonwealth would be bereft of the wonderful hunting privileges we all enjoy. There may, at times, be just cause to criticize its members for they are apt to make errors common to human beings But Dr. William H. Moore, who at one time served on the commission, would replace the State Game Commission by a scientifically trained specialist. "If things are allowed to continue as they are, tho only hunting available in Pennsylvania 25 years from now will be that provided by intensified breeding of small game," he asserted. "The problem of conservation of our animal life is no longer one that can be treated as a plaything . . . the present Game Commission should be abolished and a man trained in the science of conservation should bo placed in charge of the State's whole program " Dr. Moore appointed to the Game Commission during the second term of Governor Pinchot's administration, asserted the most pressing problem facing game officials now is how to cut down the size of the State's deer herd "There are so many deer in the State now that they cannot get sufficient food," he said First there was unrest because of the threatened scarcity of wild life. Now the ex-commissioner belcves there'll be an over-abundance of game. We ve never heard of anjone who can fix the line on supply and demand. High School Pressed Hard in Taking Game By Margin of 11 Points Four Orange and Black Boys Conclude Bosket- ball Careers. BITS HERE AND THERE Connellsville High was the 16th school to become enrolled in the Western Pennsylvania Intcrschol- astic Athletir League that was organized in 1900 with its constitution adopted by the Allegheny Preparatory School, Pittsburgh High School and ShadysiUe Academy. The league constitution has been revised In 1319 and 1024 . . . When New York Boxing Commissioner Bill Brown called Tony Gallcnto, the New Jersey bartending fighter, a "bum," the heavyweight replied "Commissioner, you ore making a living taking care o: bums" . . . A former Unlontown physical director, now a coach, once "threatened" to "classify" us with Red Kennedy _when said coach insisted we Wade a mistake. Seems as though Bed's "fame" isn't of recen origin . . . When Henry O'Brien, of San Francisco goes to Chcago for the six-day bicycle race, he's going to take along his wife to prepare his food . . . Favoiable weather thi winter should lesult in splendlc hunting throughout the State nex November. Not in years have th quail, rmgneck pheasants and rabbits experienced such favorable winter Ing conditions Usually wild life i exposed to extreme cold weather bu today the seed stock in the fields i in splendid condition . . . A Chicag novice winner in an amateur boxin tournament had to whip a nephcv by marriage to cop the medal Washington plays in Conncllsvil! October 14. On its card also ar Carnegie, Canonsburg, Waynesburg Uniontown, New Castle, Charleroi, Mount Lebanon and Butler ... Tony Canzonen, 2D, former lightweight boxing champion, intends to start framing next uee"k and after" a few preliminary bouts meets Barney Ross in an effort to wrest the welterweight title from' him . . , Charles Fletcher, who has been around the world playing and watching golf, pulled a stop watch on Jimmy Thomson during the final round of the Los Angeles open, when Jimmy uon $?,100 for finishing first and discovered: On approach shots Jimmy looked at his ball and the flag eight times and used an average of 35 seconds before playing. On long approach putts he took an average of one minute and on putts of three feet and under 15 seconds ... Jimmy Blood\vorth, the Chattanooga second baseman, who finished the 1937 season with Washington, once was a pitcher but when he failed to get any one out, decided he'd better play some other position . . . Pennsylvania semi-pro baseball championship tournament has been tentatively established at Philadelphia in July urder the direction of Bill Phillips of Philadelphia, State commissioner. District commissioners Include J J. Dunlevy of Butler and Jack Henry of Beaver Falls. ALL!E LUJACK PACES SCORERS Connellsville High School's basketball team wound up its 1938 season in a blaze of glory by trouncing Dunbar Township High, Section 10 champs, 31 to 20 Tuesday night at the Leisennng gym It uas the final game for both quintets and the bcc- nd time in four days that the Cokers ere vitcorious over their neighbors. The game ended the brilliant arccr of Allie Lujack who captured ndividual scoring honors in the W. I A. L this season with 229 points Coich William Dolde loses four other members of his squad, three of whom vcre regulars Marakas, Stipa, Bj rne nd Showman will graduate, leaving jut one varsity player, O)s7cwski Coach Bruce M. Shearer's lads iresented a zone defense and while hey were not successful in stoppm? the Cokers, they did manage to hold he score down. Because of the lou. "oiling at Lcisenring, it was neces- ary to work the ball in close to the basket for shots. Lujack hit the net for 14 points o lead the scoring and Marakas clayed a great game offensively and defensively to win second high with eight points. Yourich sparkled for the townshippers, caging 11 tallys The Orange and Black held a scan ead at the end of the first period 6 to 5, and it was increased to 15-' at intermission. After thit flrs period, the Cokers were eomplet masters of the situation and the end was never in doubt. Seniors featured the line-ups o both quintets, Henry Byrne replacing 31s7cvvski for the Cokers whil Coach Shearer started a line-up o seniors as it v*as the boys last op portunity to see action. Only 1 fouls were called with Connellsville making seven out of nine and Dun- Casey Cagers Suffer Setback At St. Vincent Tho Casey Club finished on the short end of a 45 to 34 decision at Latrobe Tuesday night in stacking up atnmbt the St Vincent College Varsity in a hectic court battle that found the home club chalking up a victory by a strong drive in the last half Mahcr was high scorer for the Caseys while Frank Bro\\n, brother of Hcinic Brown of the loicrs, trailed only Evans m betting the pace for the college. The line-ups' Cases s H Brown, f Mahcr, f Hart, c Quinn, E George, g Schrum, f Dunbar Varsity Ends Season Totals St. Vincent F. Brown, f -Branner, f -Lally, c Evans, g Rafferty, g -- G. _3 _ 5 --2 _ 3 . 1 - 1 15 G. _5 _3 F. Pis. 8 10 5 6 2 3 4 34 F. rts. 2 Totals 20 45 Scoring by quarters* Casey Club 0 10 8 7--34 St Vincent 11 7 12 15--S5 bar sinking two out of four. The line-ups: Conncllsvtlle G. Lujack, f 4 Showman, f: 2 Marakas, c 1 Stipa, g 1 Olszcwskl, g 1 F. : e 1 0 0 0 Totals - 12 Non-scoring substitute--Byi 31 Competition Close in Girls Ducks Loop Bowling on West Penn allejs Friday night, Team No 1 won the odd game from No 2 and No. 3 took two out of three from No 4 in the Girls iVcst Penn Duckpln League The scores TEAM NO. 3 131 80 Dunbar Yourich, f Roscnsteel, f _ Hasson, c Szepcsi, K Benko, g Husband, g -Herchko, f -- G. . 5 _ 0 _ 2 _ 0 - 0 _ 1 _ a ·me F. PUs. Totals Non-scoring substitutes--Pavlosky, HerUncll. Scoring by quarters' Connellsville 6 9 7 9--31 Dunbar Twp. 5 2 7 6--20 Referee--J. John. (ieve'and Barons, Pittsfcurqh Hornets Will Play Tonight The most crucial series ol games m the Pittsburgh Hornets hockey schedule get under way at Duquesne Gir'^n tonight when the Cleveland Barons play the first flve'ranolnlng matches. crs or those of the Ohio City split the $4,000 prize money" given to the' winners Coach Donnle Hughes has his team in good shape for the games and with the addition of Mud Brunncteau, recently secured on loan from Detroit should present his strongest season lineup In the three previous same's two were tied at two goals cnch inc Pittsburgh dropped a two one gar.it- nt Cleveland With Deacon, Kelly Doraty and Kilrca back in scoring form, the Hornets have rcgimcd their early strength and have won three of the last lour games played. Porter _ Welsh _ Light Kesslar Cohen _ Hodges , C-l G8 . 112 76 89 125 97 00 11! 70 81 105 145 325 131 23 342 318 90 Wilier Yourich, flrst Ten of. the 11 boys who were members of the 1!38 varsicty of Dunbnr Shearer, Frank Kontra and Theodore Township High School tint uon the Pavlosky, second row, Martin Has- champlonslup of Section 10, W. P. I. Romanko, Joseph Hcrtz- pictured above with Coich nell, John Herchko and John Bcnko Benko, Yourich, Rosenteel Bn-i-e M Shearer who has developed and Joseph S?cpcsi have concluded !our divisional titlists. their scholastic careers arc reading from left to right: Undergraduate Floor Meet Opens Thursday At South Union Court Slugger That Never Saw Game Greatest Hitter in Baseball THREE CLOSE CHURCH CAGE GROUP GAMES Totals . 451 481 515 1447 Albright Sampey -Winkler _ Lcasurc -- FJannigan . Kerns -VanNatta _ TEAM NO. 4 __ 99 85 91 83 75 97 90 85 80 _ 74 100 99 95 90 118 284 190 253 277 85 204 74 Totals 455 410 502 13C7 TEAM NO. 2 Moon 101 85 Morgart 112 McManus 118 102 Shipley 134 100 File 83 71 Humphrey _ 72 Baker BG 81 84 C5 99 282 112 301 318 219 72 9D 'United' and 'Brethren' Teams Triumph in Close Contests. WIN MARGINS ARE NARROW There were three close and hard fought games in the "Y" gm Tuesday night in the Y M C. A -Church Basketball League. In the first, the United Prcsbyter- nns defe-ited tho Dnwton Methodist Episcopils bv a score of 45 to 36, The United Brethren quintet turned In n !7 to 42 decision over the Iresbtcnan baskctecrs in the second K tme. Thu flml setto found the Church of the Brethren taking the mcisure of the First Methodist Episcopate by a count of 3G to 33. Thursday night's clash between tho United Brethren and First M. E promises to be the "big" attraction f the thrcc-Kime schedule. The line-ups- United ISrcthrcn G. F Pti. luey, f O i l Junston, f _ 0 0 0 lobmson, c 1 0 B. Miller, c 10 1 21 Ra, g _ 1 0 lixle, K 1 0 Emmcnck, R 2 0 ". Miller, K 7 1 Totals rcshjlcrlins uckey, f _ Renner, f D Miller, c _ Mantel], g May, g _ Totals 548 430 425 1403 Gildroy _ Atkins Lauderback Mahokcy _ Leighliter . Sechler Coyne Woods _.. Rose Totals _. TEAM NO. 1 _ 121 101 _ 90 113 - 100 _ 93 _ 98 93 . . 98 - - , 108 90 9G 85 118 222 293 100 93 277 98 229 85 118 492 513 510 1515 Panther Front Line B1TTAIN", FRIDAY, SCHOOLEY Pitt's crack hockej team made it I the cords with incieasins frequency even In row by defeating Western I lately to keep the Panther;, m the Reserve, 1-0 to remain in a tie for ' f i ont rinks . . . . . . . , . , i In that ; onl .» few points separate | the championship of the Easton d i - ' w i t h the two teams In their race for first place, the Cleveland-Hornet games will decide who occupies the honor position in the plaoffs It will olso Jccide whether the Pittsburgh pljy- Schoolev leads the goals and \ision - of the Pcnnslvama-Ohio Fndav Ins seven genls nnd thiee as League as Duquesnc spilled Carnegie , sists and Bi tain three go its am Tech, 4-2 CnpUin Bob Schoole-y, I Uvo assisU Lowe scond on Con Tavlor BritUin and Dick 11 iday, [·mek's rebound to spill 'he Cleveland Tilt's forwards, h-ne been banging 'err Par amounts Defeated In First Round Paramount Juniors v*erc climin- tcd in the first round of the Pitts- urgh Sun-Telegraph basketball »urnament on Siturdiy afternoon nt he Pittsburgh Bojs Club by the Rox ockcts of McKees Rocks, the (.core Ming 25-15 The locals presented a ragged of- cnse that was unnbie U pinctrito Jic defense of the- winning combm- lion. "Abbic' Furtncy u as tho mam point getter for the theatre lads ith seven, while playing a good dc- ensive game. Sutcr was in the Jlmc- Kht for the Rockets, hitting the oop for nine tallies The theatre bojs have a busy week head of them, starting oil vith a ong jaunt to Ford City Tuesday cv- ifi where thcj meet the Ford City unlor Mcrchints at tho Armory icre. The line-ups 'axamounl Jrv. G F. Pis. 'urtnej, f 3 1 7 Itone, f , 0 2 2 Hoover, c 0 0 0 {line, g 1 0 2 tobinson, g 0 0 0 ones, f --__----___ O i l Vagner, f 0 1 1 Lopes, g 1 0 2 _ 2 _ 7 .22 G. _ 3 _ 4 _ C 3 2 3 47 F. rts i o 3 1 1 Totals Kefercc--Harper Umpire--Stillv. agon. 18 6 42 liurch of Itreth. H Leplcy, f _ _. B Mjcrs, f immerman, g Truxcl, g Van Hoye, g Totals Non-scoring substitute--R Lepley F. M. E. G. Posl'ird, f 2 Wcllinfi f 0 H. Sh iw, c 4 T. Shaw, g 6 D. Blasey, g 2 Totals _ 14 Non-sconng substitutes- Cropp Rcfeiec--Stillwagon Umpi re--Harper U. P. R Filburn, f Unit, f Hyatt, c D Filburn, R _ Miller, g _ Totals _ D. M. E. Husband, f Suthcrl-md, f Spioat, f Hcrbcit, c Richter, c Levergood, Rimmel, g Totals, _ Sefei ce--Harper. Umpire--Stillwagon. F. rts 0 0 0 1 4 -Raudman PI Games Thursday. United Pi csby terians vs Presb 1 ter ns, 7 P. M Christian*. \ s LeiaenrniR Prebb' ieriani, 8 P. M United Biethren v-, First Metho dist Episcopal, 3 P. M. WASHINGTON, Mar 8. -- The greatest hitter of all time--a slugg'r that never saw a baseball game-stood todny in the batters' box at Griffith stadium. Veteran baseball men were awed as this slugger slammed the first ball far over the ccntcrfield fence, 420 feet from home plate. The next went even farther Edward B Eynon, Jr, secretary of the Washington Nationals, waited for the third ball to sail far out into centerficld, then returned to his office without even tendering the hitter a contract No one cheered as ball after ball was driven to the oulfleid, none of them going less than 350 feet. The 34,000 seats were vacant, except for halt a dozen men painting io preparation for the opening game next month. big league -This slugger can't field; can't run the bases; has no brain It is only a copper-colored, iron cylinder filled with compressed air. U is being used to compare the "liveliness" of American and National League balls The machine was made by the Bureau of Standards at the request of an American League committee headed by Clark Griffith, presiden and ownar of the Washington club For two weeks Dr. H. L Dryden chief of the bureau's mechanics and sound division, has been putting the machine through its paces indoors Yesterday it was given its first outdoor test Mounted, it looks like a trench mortar. Air is compressed at 50 to 75 pounds in the head of the cylinder An ash block, about the diameter o a baseball bat, is placed m front o the cylinder head and two feet be hind a ball Release of the air forces the "bat" forward until it.strikcs the ball Sev cut -Qve pounds of pressure knocked the first two balls over the fence The pressure was then rc-duccd to 50 pounds. An equal number o£ American League and National League balls were used. Under scientific testing, the two makes of balls traveled about the same distance Dryden said there wasn't "enough difference" to draw any conclusion. Totals _- - 5 Non-scoring sbstitutc lox Rockets Williams, 1 f . Zmiyuska, c Sutcr, B ,, Alexiev ich, g O Brien, t Calabrcsc, c 5 15 Conw ay G. F. rts. Totals Non-scoring Yanke iramount Juniors - McKocs Rocks Referee---Shapiro. 13 25 Murray, 5--15 3--25 Coker Quintet y/ill Play Brownsville in First Rojnd. 13 HIGH SCHOOL CLUBS ENTERED Fayette county's annual under- iraduate basketball tournament begins Thursday night at South Union Township High S-hool wilh 13 schools c-ompetmg foi the championships in Classes A atd B. Connellsville, Brovnsville, German Township, Redstone Township and Uniontown are cnnllcd In Class A while Dunbar Townhip, Georges Township, Point Mario", South Union, Fayette City, Bole Vernon, Perry Township and lorth Union Township are the contenders in Class B where Dunbar till be defending Its laurels In Cass A Uniontown is the defending diampion. Openmf night compehion finds Brownsvnic and Connellsvlle battling in Class A while Norn Union tackles Perry Township ad Belle Vernon fights w ith Fayette City. The schediCe for the tounament follows: CLASS B Thur.-niay. March 10. 7 P. M--North Union vs.^erry- opolis 8 P. M.--Belle Vernon vs. Syctte City. Friday, March II. 7 P. M--South Union vs. 'oint Marion 8 P. M --Dunbar vs. Georges. Thursday, March 17. 7 P. M.--Winners of March 10 8 P. M--Winners of March 11. Friday, Starch 18. * 1 P. M --Winners of March 17. CLASS A Thursday, March 10. 9 P M.--Connellsvillc vs. Browns ville. Fnda, March 11. B P. M--German vs. Redstone. Thursdaj, March 17. 9 P. M--Uniontown vs. winner March 10 Friday, March 18 8 P. M--Winners of March 11 and March 17. The officials will be: March 10--Adamson and Lape, March 11--Lessncr and Barr. March 17--Zorctie and John. March 18--Adamson and Dickson. Former Countian Retired. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 9.--C. M. Marker of Columbus, Ohio, a former resident of Fayette county who for years lived near Marklcysburg, has been retired as supervisor of telephone and telegraph of the Chesapeake Ohio Railroad after nearly 40 years of ser\icc. McKccsport Hlgli Beaten. Har-Biack eliminated McKcesport, 48 to 33, in Class A uhile Claysville bowed to Bellcvuc, 24 to 23, in Class B in the W P. I A. L eliminations at Pitt Stadium Tuesday night. Lambardi Affixes TAMPA, Fla, Mar. Name. 9--Chunky Ernie Lombard!, the Cincinnati Reds hard-hitting catcher, has agreed to terms for 1938 it was announced today. Pitcher Paul Derringer and Outfielder Chink Hafcy are the only rcmaini ig holdouts British Golf Fiffurc Dead. ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Mar. 9. --William Norman Boaso, 67, one of Great Britain's fiicatcst golfing figures, died Tuesday. He was chairman of the Royal and Ancient Goll Club championship committee. ·-T"-r^r-^-^-'- is 80 your To produce a bottle of BUDWEISER takes months and months--and yet it's a matter of minutes. Every operation requires perfect hour-and-minutc timing. Barley must sprout just so long--and no longer. The dock has the final say-so on mashing, cooking, fermenting and pasteurizing. So, wherever you go in the home of BUDWEISER, you're face-to-face with n clock. And, when you open a bottle of BUDWEISER, you're face-to-face with thnt sort of enjoyment and satisfaction that only precise brewing can produce. (n Bottles .ant THIS TEST; '- DRINK Budweiser FOR FIVE DAYS. : [ ON THE SIXTH DAY TRY TO D R I N K i I A SWEET BEER - YOU WILL WANT = ~. Budweiser's FLAVOR THEREAFTER. \ PsffSwfe, Auxilnrj ISouIs ToniKht. Members of the Junior Auxiliary to the Snturd ly Afternoon Club of V.inckrbilt \vho caic to bowl tonight are to meet .it the Manhattan alles . U S o'clock NOTE FOR HOUSEWIVES: A of colvl HUOWKISKR is always a ttioujttitful compliment to a husband -- - CNjxvmUy m the evening. Kas he cvcv cMwtc\l it \\hcn there was none in the iccKit? Check up on your ·nipply. Kccj a carton on hand -- and cTrtl bottles, or can* of BUDWEISER chilled nnd rc.nly for instant serving ...nt unexpected ns well as regular AMERICA'S S O C I A L C O M P A N I O N A N U K U S l : K - B U i C H · ST. L O U I S CONNELLSVILLE BOTTLING WORKS, Conncllsvillc, Pa.

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