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PAGE EIGHT. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. SATURDAY, MARCH 12, i'JMS. GITY Sporforiais By JOHN II. WHOKIC Sports Editor WHAT NOW, JIAXIE BAER? Max Baer, ever unpredictable, dished out one of the worst lacings ever absorbed by Tommy Farr, the British title holder, as he avenged a trimming he got in London sometime ago and the grudge fight last night in New York saw the coal miner from Tonypandy dropped to the canvass three times, something Brown Bomber Louis and Cinderella Jim Braddock couldn't do. Only, the Welshman's gamcness and a jaw that must have been made o£ cast iron enabled him to go the distance as he was a badly whipped fighter when he lett the ring after 15 rounds o£ bruising, savage milling. Baer won at least 30, possibly 11 rounds, to show up in his savage self of years ago. Although one eye was completely closed for the last six rounds, he was not to bo denied as he made a great stride on his fistic comeback trial which he says will end with his regaining the world's heavyweight crown now worn by Joe Louis. There were many who 'couldn't sec Baer the winner, possibly many felt that way. because they were pulling lor Farr. but Max gave an account of himself that turned the booes oE some 18,200 I'nns.to cheers as he decisively laced the Welshman. Jf he makes up his mind to fight and stick to this Baer'may regain some popularity. But no one can'predict what the Livermore (Cal.) Lothario will do. Some say that his missus can straighten him out. Let's hope that's true. Dunbar Township High Defeats Georges Quint te Big Scoring D r i v e in Third Quarter Gives Leisenring Win. POINT MARION, REDSTONE COP WARDEN'S PREPARE FOR FOREST FIRES Approach of warm weather is a reminder to the forest fire wardens of the returning fire season .that is responsible for a heavy toll every year in acreage burned over and wild life lost as well as some property damage and occasionally a lost life. Fires last year burned over 33,850 acres or an average of 12.5 acres for each fire, the lowest in history. The outstanding record was the low cost of fire extinction and fire suppression. Fire wardens and iowcrmen, who are checking their equipment, arc asking persons who have occasion to go into the woods to exercise extreme caution, claiming that most of the fires are caused uy carelessness. Too, many are of incendiary origin. More care in use o£ matches and discarded smokes--cigarct and cigar stubs and pipe ashes--would materially cut down this loss. Dunbar Township High scored a 33 to 23 decision over Georges Township to move into the semi-final round ot the Class B competition in the Fayctte county undergraduate basketball tournament at. South Union Township High gymr.nsium Friday night. In the other Class B game, Point Marion defeated South Union, 28 to 25, while the Class A setto .found Redstone Township nosing out German Township by a score of 24 to 23. Play will be resumed Thursday night, March 17, with the 7 o'clock game bringing together North Union and Fayettc City, and 8 i/clock Point Marion and Dunbar in the Class B program xvhilo an hour later Brownsville vies with Uniontown, winner of which plays Redstone on Friday March 18, when the finals ore scheduled. Georges started out as though il was going to make short work oJ Leisenring, moving into a 9-4 leac at the first quarter but soon Dunbai began to click and trailed, 17-14, a' the half. The drive wns continued through the third period and Dunbar moved into the lead, 28-13, and then added another point to the advantage in the final round. Johnny Hcrchko, who at times has been the sparkplug of the Keel and Black in the past season, walked off with individual honors as he scored a total of 17 points, collecting seven double-deckers and three fouls. The line-ups: G. i n t e r m e d i a t e s Drub Uniontown, Juniors Beaten Connellsville split with Uniontown in a brace of games Friday night at Lhe "Y" gym, the Juniors losing 1o the countyseatcrs, 33 to 27, while the local Intermediates ran wild to win, 65 to 26. Next Wednesday the Intermediates will play the "Y" Senior club of Washington (Pa.) Y. M. C. A. The line-ups: Connellsville Lopes, ! Middleton, f Murphy, f -Brown, c Kline, g ... Perrus, g Noscheso, g ... Totals Non-scoring Echard, Uniontown Swartz, f Mann, f Stillman, c Bicrbowcr, c _..._ George, g Garrown, g ... -- G. - 5 ... 5 .. 2 .. 7 , 4 5 . 3 14 8 12 6 65 substitutes -- Luczak F. rts. i n o 10 o o o 2 o G. 3 1 1 ,, 2 I 3 1 F. rts i 2 0 I 0 0 Former Playboy Turns Savage Dunbar Kontra, f Szepesi, t ... Hertznell, c Husband, g Hcrchko, g GOOD FOOD AND COVER .NEEDED BY GAME With National Wildlife Conservation Week scheduled to begin Monday, attention is directed to two, primary requisites for an abundance of wild life--good food and cover. It's not on the barren, eroded hillsides that you find the most game but on land where good conservation practices are in effect. The Soil Conservation Service is doing a fine task in enhancing wild life facilities, matting a plan for the entire farm. Odd corners, gullies and areas unfit for profitable cultivation are planted 1o shrubs and grass to control erosion. Wild iifc is encouraged on these areas. It is a source of income for food and protection of. crops from injurious insects and also provides pleasure and recreation for the farmer and his friends. Totals Georges Kotun, t Radvansky, i , Bar»on, c Scpic, g Goode, g David, f '.......- ., 14 C. 3 0 1 0 F. 0 0 1 1 3 V. 2 0 1 0 o 0 BITS HERE AND THERE A pintail duck, banded at Banos, Cal., January 3, 1936, Los was killed by an F.skimo in the spring of 1937 at Indian Point, Siberia, according to word received at Sacramento. Indian Point is about 100 mi'es west of St. Lawrence Island of th! Territory of Alaska . . . Ismael D. Sanchez faced 12A days in jail because he was $1.51 shy on a $25 fine imposed for illegal possession of salmon. But a good Samaritan came forward in the form of H, S. Vary. Vary is the game warden who arrested Sanchez . . . Helen Wills Moody and Howard Klnsey once volleyed a tennis ball 78 minutes, making 2,001 shots 'and might still be going if Kinsoy h.ad not had an appointment . . . Jack Dcmpscy presented the tights and shoes he wore the day he whipped Jess Willard for the championship to Abe Lyman, the bandmaster . . . Uniontown News-Standard columned: "As Pie Evcrly says, 'When is this "outlaw 1 lea'gue going to be organized?" First time we ever heard the word 'out law' used and it might fit the circuit which may be concocted." Arnold Goldberg refers to the proposed basketball league for the six schools paroled by the W. P. I. A. L. Mortimer M, Mahony, dean ot America's mutual managers, will direct the mutuels at Wheeling Downs this year . . . Kenneth Stimmell, formerly of DawKon and a graduate of Dunbar Township High School, who ·s doing all right by himself at Stuart, Fla., has accepted the position of assistant coach at Stuart High. He has just completed a basketball league, organized through his efforts . . . Brownsville High loses two regulars this year. They nrc Tony Russo and Pete Hanula, the six foot three center . . . Kansas semi-pro baseball tournament, one of 49 statewide events sanctioned by the National Semi-Pro Baseball Con- Totals _..- -- 10 Score by periods: Dunbar 4 10 14 Georges _ 9 8 2 Referee--Lcssner-Adamson. rts. 4 4 7 1 17 33 ris. 8 0 3 0 10 2 ) 23 5--33 4--23 Totals - :... Non-scoring Kubstitut' Referee--Shaw. Umpire--Furtney. 11 -Tects. Connellsville Jrs. Wagner, f - Jones, f Furtney, c Conway, g --. Trump, g Sherrick, Totals - G. 4 3 2 I 1 I . 1 2 F. Pts. 2 10 Westinghouse Needs Another Win to Retain Its Basketball Crown Center Loses To Greensburg in Water Meet Maxie Baer, the erstwhile playboy of Livermore, Cal.. turned .serious as a husband and father, rcttlcd down 2 | to the Job before him and with an ·', aggressive savaRene.ss, such as he 2 ; had never before shown in America's j listiana, pounded into submission the 27 j game Tommy Farr, British titlohoid was dropped to the canvass as the Lothario became savage in nis punching despite the fact that his left eye had been completely closed Connellsville Recreation Center's aquatic club was overwhelmed Thursday evening by a crack Greensburg "Y" team at the Westmoreland countyseat, the final score^ being 47-12. The local team's chances were given a severe setback as it was minus the services of Pershing and Spear. Don Prytulak was Casey Club Enters Third Court'Game With Its Back to Wall. STATE ARMORY SCENE OF TILT The interrupted basketball scries between the Westinghouse and Casey clubs,for the independent championship of the city will be resumed Wednesday night at 9 o'clock at State Armory, it was announced today. Two games have already been played and in each the icemen came after a hard the only I through with a victory a first, I tussle. Inasmuch as th coming in ahead of the field in the 100 free -style, while teammate Joe McKenna took a second in the diving. Pcrshing, property or Greensburg "Y," was in the lineup against the locals and finished first in the 220 free style and 40-yard breast stroke. Coaches Walter Miskinis and Bill Fox will put the boys through strenuous practice at Scottdalc "Y" next Thursday. The summaries: 120 medley relay--Won by Greensburg. Time 1:22.4. 220 yard free style--Won by Pershing, Greensburg; second, Lytle, Greensburs; third, DcBolt, Center. Time 2:32.6. 40-yard breast stroke--Won by Pershing, Greensburg; second, Lytlo, Grecnsburg; third, DcBolt, Center. Time 27.3. 100-yard free style--Won by Prytulak, Center; second, Sticner, Greensburg; third, R. Kcssler, Greensburg. Time 1:08. 40-yard bacp stroke--Won by S. "three out of five," the tilt takes on an important aspect as the Westinghouse stands in a position to annex the gonfalon and the Caseys will be with their backs to the wall. Joe May's quintet is out to make it three in a row but Jimmy Albino says the Caseys have been "taking it easy, sort of spotting the icemen a couple to make the series even." It was impossible to continue the series after the two games because the Armory was being prepared for the annual Federal and State inspection of the city's two units of the National Guard scheduled for Monday night. There will be an interesting preliminary game, the team managers announced. Y. M. C. A.-CHURCH LEAGUE Standing of the Clubs. *~ arr '" 1 . ji '?, b . in } ! ,! cfts - K:i . rr , w£ _" t Smith, Greensburg; second, Camll| " "' ' ' " Chambers, Ccn- Non-scoring'" substitutes - Bailor, | ;, r .'. , bcforc ' 8 '"~ Iiins in Now fY " rk Poivuh, Fenicllo, Dnbcrko. Uniontown Jrs. G. Teets, f 0 Coughcnour, f ... 4 Whalcy, c 3 Mllllgan, g 2 Work, g ...._ 1 Conway, g 3 1 Friday night. It was one of the F Fts i v^'o^t lacings that the min^r of n ' n i Tonypandy, Wales, had ever taken i with Baer winning no fewer thrm I 10 rounds. Three times the F-riton 10i 8' flj down in the third for a count of one, he took a six count in the third and then he went down on his knees i:i the 14th, something that Joe Louis and Jim Braddock had failed to do in beating K;trr.' Baer cirums th.it lie has started on his comeback trnil, hopeful of regaining the world's heavyweight championship. Greensburg; third, ter. Time 28:0. 40-yard free style--Won by Stump, Grerasburg; second. Sally, Greensburg; third, Trevitt, Center. Time 20:6. Fancy diving--Won by Kcssler, Greensburg; second, McKenna, Center; third Stoker, Greensburg. Totals Non-scoring j George. subbtitutes--McCune, Referee--Kline. ?jWestinghouse Trips Latrobe By Large Score F o u r ' Cokers In Water Meet Four Connellsville High students went to State College today to participate in the swimming championships of.the Pennsylvania Interschol- astlc Athletic Association. The swimmers, accompanied by Coach A. R. (Red) Barr, had placed In the western regional eliminations at Slippery Rock and qualified for the State competition. The boys are: 150-yard medley relay--Blacka, Folcy and Colborn. 100-yard back stroke--Colborn and Blacka. 100-yard breast stroke--Peterson. Windber Captures Somerset County · Basketball Title Gaels Take Three From Dukes, Ramblers Beaten by Ram Team Bowling on the West Penn alleys Thursday night, the Gaels won three straights from the Dukes and the Rams swept through the Ramblers in the Knights of Columbus Duckpin League. The scores: GAELS 117 115 -- 130 142 123 187 R. Cuneo McCleary DcOre V. Cunco Doerfler ... ...,150 100 130 137 323 144 128 145 103 355 425 438 434 34G Totals 644 711 DUKES 643 1908 Bonfield _..:.. FJanigan J, Soisson ..... Dummy -Dummy Totals C. Soisson ... Bell Spishak Colnrusso -Pilla .- 134 ..100 135 IOC ._ 117 120 155 125 115 130 87 113 100 103 123 347 308 360 324 370 592 C51 526 17CO RAMS _.. 75 118 114 153 77 111 104 118 115 102 141 91 100 114 254 370 309 4C1 220 Playing on Ligonicr High floor Friday night before 800 fans, the strong Wcstinghouse quintet toppled the Gartman Baking Company basketball team of Latrobe by a score of 41 to 29. The icemen showed a fast passing attack that took a 14-8 IcaS at the first period. With Cartwright and Fred Miller dumping in the double- deckers, the Connellsville club 'held on to the lend throughout the second period and then bewildered Latrobe in the next round. Monday finds the Westinghouse boys playing in Oliver High, Pittsburgh, with the crack Holy Trinity Club of Verona. The players will meet at the "Y" at 0:30 o'clock and the game is listed for 8:30 o'clock sharp. The line-ups: WcstiiiKhousc G. F. rts. Cartwright, t _ 3 0 G W. Miller, f 1 2 4 F . Miller, c .._ - 4 1 9 Jones, g 3 2 Ruff, g 4 1 Reed, f 0 0 R. Miller, c , 0 0 Zimmerman, g 2 1 SOMERSET, Mar. 12.--Windber High staved off a final desperate rally of Somerset Township High of Friedcns to beat them, 31 to 29, and win the Somerset county basketball championship. Harl The winners will play Saxton, champions of the Tussey Mountain League, at Bedford tonight for the Totals 480 525 RAMBLERS 638 1C33 Kesslar Freda !Pr District 5, P. I. A. A. title. The Miners led, 29 to 23, with three and a half minutes left to play when Friedens, Class B titlist, chucked in two field goals. Wiindbcr sank one and then tightened up its defense with the rally falling short a double-decker. ... 94 _. 77 01 113 Tulley Totals 375 99 77 111 71 102 140 13li 120 91 89 333 290 322 2' 191 Snow Model Wins Snow rabbit . . . first prize winner This ginnt 27-foot anow rabbit, representing three weeks' work on the part of 1-1-yoar-old Clarence Sagcr and his crew of assistants, is first prize winner In the annual junior snow modeling contest at Dulutli, Minn. Totals - - ...17 · 400 57G 1411 WEST PENN BOWLING LEAGUE Masked Bob Millie Rclunis. TUCSON, Ariz., Mar. 12.--The masked bob white--which was exterminated in Arizona 40 years ago-is staging a comeback under the watchful eye of the U. S. forest service. Standing of the Clubs. W. L. Meters 15 9 Volts 15 9 Watts 13 H Ohms 11 13 Cycles 10 14 Amps 8 1C Pet. .625 .625 .542 .458 .416 .333 Skaters' Shoes Stolen. CLEVELAND, Mar. 12.--The vil- Latrohc Carnahan, f Kattan, f Bcrcnbrook, McCollcn, g Bendl, g . Shoup, f Burns, c G. .. 4 4 1 .. 1 2 0 F. rts. l\Ram.say Higk Cats Surprise Monessen Club First M. E. 1 Games Tuesday. Presbyterians vs.. Christians, 7 P. M. First M. E. vs. United Presbyterians, 8 P. M. Dawson M. E. vs. Church Brethren, 9 P M. Greensburg Beats Recreation Center Volleyball Outfit Connellsville Recreation Center's volleyball t e a m , journeying to : rccnsburg Thursday evening to engage the Y. M. C. A., dropped three straight sets, 15-9, 15-12, 15-2. The winning combination continually "spiked" the ball to unoccupied corners, catching the locals unaware on numerous occasions. Tommy Barrett was outstanding for the Center, playing a great defensive and offensive game. The brilliant teamwork of the Gre«;nsburg team was the highlight o£ the contests. The line-ups: \ Greensburg--Maxwell, Smith, Stir- rctt, A. Harrolti, R. Harrold snd O. C. Harrold. Recreation Center--Barrett, Cole, Thorne, Carctti, DcBolt and Miskinis. Hunter Cuts Crutches. WALSENBUBG, Colo. Mar. 12.-Two rough tree branches furnished improvised crutches for Tony Amedie ot Toltec to hobble across the prairie for help after he shot himself in the leg while hunting. Model Has Triple Job. CLEVELAND, Mar. 12. -- Among those who hope for a chance to tread the boards of a Broadway theatre is Miss Caroline Strainic, a model by day, a social worker by night and an amateur actress bctwecs times. W. 'hrislians . 4 United Brethren 4 Jnited Pres ..._, 4 Church Brethren 2 Leisenring Pres. -It. John's -- ...1 .....1 L. 0 1 1 1 1 2 3 Pet. 1.000 .800 .800 .666 .333 .333 .250 FROGS TAKEN FROM RADIOS No, it's not raagic but expert senticc. If your radio I'nindj u if it bad * "frog in its ihtoat," maybe it needs new RCA Radio Tubes. But before paying for tubes or 'parts, why not get t complete Radio "Check-Up"--cose only J 1.50--and thus find out exactly what it the matter? Maybe the "Check-Up" ·lone will be sufficient--but if in addition you find that tubes or parts are needed, at least you'll know you need 'cm. "Bring your radio back alive" this u'mple, inexpensive way. Get a Radio -CHECK-UP"! 12(.t So. 1'gli St. I'liono 1962 Totnls 13 Score by quarters: Westinghouse 14 1 Latrobe , 8 7 Referee--Ortncr. 9 11--41 3 11--20 Rookie Baseball Camp Opens April 6 At Johnstown Park Johnstown will be the site of another rookie trial baseball camp un- · , , der the supervision of the St. Louis Urns who "steal a feller s clothes ! Browns and prcsent pl - ns cnll (or its Fred Shircy, captain ot the Nebraska footballers last season, is at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Shiircy at Bagnnlcy. near Latrobe, after having been graduated in January. Fred, star lineman of tlie Cornhuskers, majored in chemistry but plans to go in for coaching athletics and already while he's in the swimming hole in the summer-time" have found something to do in the winter. A dozen skaters in Rockefeller Park had '.o walk home on their ice skates when their shoes were stolen. Mount Pleasant's Bobcats pulled a surprise in the Westmoreland county inlet-scholastic basketball tourna- inent Friday night by nosing out the favorite Greyhounds ot Monessen by ! a score of 2G to 25 after taking a ' 18-11 lead in the first half at Greensburg. At the same time Sewickley Town- j ship spilled Soutii Huntindon Town- j ship while West Newton went down i j 0 defeat before Franklin Township · in another surprise outcome. I Tonight . finds Sewickley and , Franklin fighting it out for the Class j B title while Ramsay High takes on : Vandcrgrift in the Class A finals. The line-ups: I Mi. rieasant G. F. Fts. Murtha, f Queer, f Zelenkn, c Rudnik, K Dnmico, g Bookies" Go on Strike. LAUNCHESTON, Mar. 12.--Australian bookmakers arc the latest! has received Kress, last year paid off 56,187 jn prize several offers. During his football money to teams in the tourney . . . i career, Shircy was never injured. category of workers in Australia to go on strike. They objected to an in- creasy in fees. Three trotting clubs are affected, and the strike continues on u "silent" basis. opening Wednesday morning, April 6, at the Point. | Totnls .... The camp will be limited to a ! Moncsbon more exclusive group of youths than i Hughes, f was the case lost year when more! Dombroski, than 500 hopefuls tramped, rode ard | Catcrino, c hitch-hiked from all points in the j Barton, f. Enst. i Wai-go, g Mannger Bobby GofT of Johnstown : Dodaro. f will be in charge and will have a i Turc.-i«, f number of aides. The ramp will be i Hlavcak, c conducted for a week and players j must pay their own living expenses.; Totals In event they arc 1 signed to contracts, Referee--Wallace, i these expenses will be refunded. ' Umpire--Walsh. G. ,, 0 .... 4 .... 1 .... 2 .... 5 ..12 G. 0 0 1 10 2 26 F. rts. o 11 5 2 0 4 1 2 25 Have Your -by "Leo," our factory trained ex" pert. AUTO SUPPLY AND SERVICE STORES 122 »'. Apple St. 150AD S.EKVJCK. IMionc 21.

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