The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1939 · Page 14
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 14

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, March 24, 1939
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FAGE FOURTEEN. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELL-SVILLE, PA, FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1939. Boxing Basketball PORTORIAL By JOHN H. WHORIC, Sports Editor WHAT'S GOING ON IN HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLES James (Rab) Currie has been appointed baseball coach at Monessen Eigh, succeeding Dick Schrading. . . Brownsville High's physical education department will hold its annual ex- BITS HERE AND THERE "Most of the so-called heavyweight fighters around t o d a y wouldn't have been considered worthy sparring partners for many of the old timers. Outside Joe Louis, there isn't one great heavyweight in hibition in the junior high gymnasium I the world today," observes Bill Mc- the night of April 5. . . In 10 years Carney who has been around of inter-district competition in the |fist , ana a few years Whether P. I. A. A, District 5, embracing Brooklyn will climb into the first di- Sorr.erset, Fulton, Bedford counties,' has not won a game, its foes scoring 386 to the group's 183. Only three schools--Windber, Boswell and Somerset--have captured District 5 laurels in the decade, the summary of which follows: 1930, Windber 26, Lewistown 46; 1931, Windber 18, Hollidaysburg 22; 1932, Windber 14, Steelton 54; 1933, Boswell 12, Altoona 40; 1934, Somerset 16, South High 46; 1935, Somerset 17, Altoona 34; 1936, Boswell 25, Franklin 27; 1937, Boswell 22, Ford City 24; 1938, Windber 19, Altoona 50, and 1939, Boswell 14, Homestead 43. Buzz Wesbecher When Coach of Greensburg started spring track and field practices he was met by 125 candidates . . . Rowlesburg (W. Va.) High B squad, coached by Don W. Eicher, formerly of Scottdale, won 13 out of 17 starts, scoring 393 points to its foes' 268.. . When North Union upset Dunbar in the Class A finals of Fayette county's undergraduate basketball tournament last week, it avenged its setback of lasfVear when Leisenring came through with a one-point decision in the final seconds of play as a technical foul was called on Coach Steve Furin who gave vent to his feelings about the officiating, the Red and Black converting to break a deadlock and win the Class B crown. Incidentally the two Class A finalists this year were the only schools that had been moved up from Class B enrollment of former seasons. Uniontown, defending Class A champion, was eliminated by North Union. . . Five members of Latrobe High's basketball team were presented letters at a 'dinner. They are i vision will depend on Van Lingle Mungo, temperamental twirler who is working for $5,000 this year, a paltry salary for him, but if he comes through and wins 15 or 20 games laughing Harry MacPhail plans to haul out the checkbook and ink his signature on a nice check. "Mungo is ready to go this year. He's got the proper spirit, he's working hard and I predict he will turn out to be a valuable pitcher for the Brooklyn team," opines MacPhail . . . Boxing and wrestling judges would be eliminated under teams of a bill offered in the State Legislature. The referee would pick winners . . . Frankie Frisco is going to broadcast Boston Bees and Hed Sox baseba'.l games this season. He had hoped to catch on in New York, where he started . . . Fitz Henry is desirous of booking soccer games at home and abroad. Clubs interested should write to WilUam Bregar, Smithton, Pa., or telephone West Newton 368-J . . . The entry fee for 38 American Bowling Congress tournaments totals 53,014,435, including the years 1900-39 Cleveland won 98 and lost 56 in 1920 for the only Tribal pennant ever won in the majors . . . A 14-year-old Canadian girl can toss a grown man over her shoulder. She'll make a wonderful wife some day--for when the bill collectors come around . . . The largest migration of wild ducks and geese in five years are heading for their Canadian breeding grounds this spring, according to a summary of reports from state ° c a l s P nvate ob ' Robert McGuire and Arthur Cole- ^f vers ln a Nation-wide survey . . . grande, seniors, and William Ballan- i he deliberate foul is menacing tyne, Henry Giobbi and Joseph 1 basketball. It is brought into the Pagnanelh. . . Ligonier High has a ' 2 ame during the last minute or so crack rifle team. . . Congratulations | of P lav . usually by the team that to S. S. Townsend, basketball and carrt break U P a Passing attack. football coach at Wast Newton who Chipper Charley Hyatt, former all- has been elected high school princi- American passer who got his basket- pal. Stew, a former Parry township ball start at Uniontown, coached the boy, has been sought by McKeesport I Bartlesville, Oklo., quintet that was to do athletics but his promotion is runner-up for the National A. A. U. believed to have come to circumvent ' crown. He says something should his departure. be done to discourage both deliber- - ate fouling and stalling and suggests WILDLIFE WEEK OBSERVANCE Education and legislation are the that the center jump be used during the last five minutes and two free twin aims of the nation-wide alliance . throws be given on a deliberate foul of organizations observing National · . . . The Cardinals claim their farm Wildlife Week this week ! system set them back $250,000 last Wildlife Week is a good time to ; J[ ear '· · · ^tcher Johnny Marcum of stop and do a little thinking, and to the Browns is said to be one of the · richest major league players. He owns a tobacco plantation . . . Bert Bell, owner of the Philadelphia Eagles in the National Football League, has signed Davey O'Brien, last season's No. I college gridiron hero . . , Chicago Blackhawks, who take advantage of tbj help the general movement for the conservation of what we have left. Theodore Roosevelt said "When topsoil goes, man goes." It is from the layer of fertile earth, averaging about 30 inches in depth, that all life on this planet -gets its food. Green plants alone can perform the miracle o£ transforming minerals and sunshine into groceries, not alone for mankind, for all animals from the chickadee to the grizzly bear. Our capital wealth of soil, water, and wildlife has been criminally wasted. Wildlife Week originated with the National Wildlife Federation, an alliance of organizations concerned with natural resources. Sportsmen's clubs, garden 1 clubs, 4-H clubs and other youth organizations; farmers, business men, schools and churches are active in this rally on behalf of outdoor America. The federation and its affiliates in the states sponsors the distribution of wildlife 'poster stamps, 80 portraits of plants, trees, birds, mammals and fish done by celebrated artists. Stamp returns are devoted to the support of a large number of local and national organizations having conservation programs. The outstanding contribution of the National Wildlife Federation in the past year with the Pittman-Robertson finished up in the National Hockey League cellar this year after capturing the world's championship last spring, asked waivers on six players and announced that contracts to other players were being withheld. Act, returning to the states for wildlife restoration excise tax money from the sale of sporting arms and ammunition. The federation's committee on education is at work assembling material for school books showing man's relationship to the resources, earth and water, the plant and animal life, which have been recklessly wasted. A. C. Rankin Buried. The fur.eral for Alva C. Rankin of Bethelboro who died Friday night at his home was held Monday afternoon with a brief service at the home followed by full rites at the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church. Rev. William F. McKee of Buena Vista and Rev. Harry L. Humbert of Fairchance officiated. Interment was made an Laurel Hill Cemetery. THE OPENING OF THE FISHING SEASON By Ding Darling VTTTS PROBLEM, SECOND BASE - - By Jack Sords · -- f AU- MErMSSRS *= ~^ STAFF-] livie ijpib IHBR POSSIBILITIES A*IP MA-/ PRWeib se- AAlSlUeR To -WAMASgR. VrrtS HAD A Mi SERABUe Sg,So»liM 1936 '' BUT x/itf HAS fMM W AiAA COMI/JG THIS -/EAR. Indoor n House Pennsylvania's Game Fish Dates HARRISBUHG, Mar. 24.--The Fish Commission announced the game fish seasons for 1939 in Pennsylvania. The season, size and creel limits, are: Trout, browns, brooks and rainbow--April 15 to July 31, inclusive; legal length, six inches or more; limit, 10 a day. Bass, wall-eye pike, pickerel and muskelunge--July 1 to November 20. Large and small-mouth bass--Legal length, nine inches or more; limit, six a day. Pickerel and pike--Legal length, 12 inches or more; limit, eight a day for pickerel, six a day for pike. Muskelunge -- Legal length, 22 inches or more; limit, two a day. Fish licenses now are on sale at all county treasurer's offices, at $1.50 plus a 10-cent treasurer's fee, and are available with agents throughout the State, the commission announced. Outstanding Basketball Players In Gold Medal Tournament Named National Wlidlifa Ftdertoio* Second annual Connellsville gold medal amateur basketball tournament came to a close Monday night when champions were decided in the three classifications. Connellsville's Spishak-Caseys won the senior title by defeating Swissvale Independents, 41 to 33. The lightweight crown went to North Belle Verr.on Firemen, who defeated Connellsville's Paramounts, 40 to 36, in the most sensational game of the final round. Nemacolin Indians carried away the junior class trophy by defeating Donora Herald-Americans, 49 to 32. Nemacolin Indians were unanimously voted the outstanding club of the entire tourney in which 36 excellent teams from seven counties of Western Pennsylvania and one club irom West Virginia competed. The Greene county boys took all games in stride, playing with the cool precision of a college tea mand received compliments after each game for sportsmanship and gentlemanly behavior. The all-star and all-tournament selections compiled by a committee of basketaball experts who witnessed all games follow: SENIOR CLASS Gold Merit Medals. First Team. Vota, Leechburg, f. Anton, Apollo, f. Byers, Greensburg, c. Fox, Greensburg, g. H. Zimmerman, Berlin, g. Second Team. Marcherio, Apollo, f. Logcro, Apollo, f. W. Zimmerman, Berlin, c. Kasuba, Leechburg, g. Rosensteel, Howitzer, g. Sportsmanship Medals. Hart, Overholt. Blasey, Caseys. Slaminko, Mount Pleasant. Aitken, Mon Citiy. Colebank, Morgantown. Federation Awards. P. Miller, Caseys. Ferguson, Swissvale. Vaniel, Swissvale. High Point One Game. Ruch, Morgantown, 20. Baric, Morgantown, 20. High Point Tourney. F. Miller, Caseys, 58. Vanie'l, Swissvale, 46. All Tournament Medals. First Team. Ferguson, Swissvale, f. Vanicl, Swissvale, f. F. Miller, Caseys, c. Blasey, Caseys, g. Foltz, Overholt, g. Second Team. Ruch, Morgantown, f. Cartrtght, Overholt, f. Baric, Morgantown, c. Jones, Caseys, g. Marcus, Morgantown, g. LIGHTWEIGHT CLASS Gold Merit Medals. First Team. Jezcwski, Scottdale, f. Pollard, Axleton, f. Stefanic, Grccnsburg, c. Lusk, Axleton, g. Skcmp, Scottdale, g. Second Team. Xozak, Greensburg, f. Tarlasky, Laurel Hill CCC, f. Hall, Laurel Hill CCC, c, Zalick, Greensburg, g. Slavich, Somerset, g. Sportsmanship Medals. Sittman, Herminie., Herminie. Lanzmo, Mox'nt Pleasant. A. Lauffer, Jacktown. Glthens, North Belle Bernon. Federation Awards. Coulson, North Belle Vemon. Kline, Paramounts. Smith, Herminie. Hleh Point One Game. Coulson, North Belle Vernon, 19. High Point Tourney. Coulson, North Belle Vernon, 39. All Tournament Medals. First Team. Smith, "'erminie, f. Stipa, Paramounts, f. Coulson, North Belle Vernon, c. Githens, North Belle Vernon, g. Kline, Paramounts, g. Second Team. Herchko, Bakers, f. P. Adams, Herminie, f. Srr.idtkey, Bakers, c Blasey, Paramounts, g. R. Lauffer, Jacktown, g, JUNIOR CLASS Gold Merit Medals. First Team. Furmey, Franks Bar, f. Continued on Page Fifteen. A Home Prodiiri Ask for Ft By !N!ime ON SALE E V E R Y W H E R E Listen to Our Dailv "SPORTS PARADE" itt 5:30 P. M. Over W3IBS Uniontown. Student Suits, two trousers, 16.75 to 25.00 Boys' Suits, two knickers . .9.95 to 14 50 Topcoats, sizes 3 to 8 5.95 and 6.95 Caps to Match Wash Suits Tom Sawyer 1.65 and 1.95 Shirts Tom Sawyer 1.00 Spring Hats 1.00 and 1.50 New Neckwear 29c and 49c ConnellsviHe's Leadins Men's Store. 124 -?."o. Pittsburij Street. Banes Himself. PITTSBURGH, Mar. 24.--Brooding over the death of a son, killed in a hunting accident, Gottleib Stoll, 57, hanged himself in the attic of his home, police reported Wednesday. The body was discovered by another son. F. D, R. "Eminent" American. HAVANA, Mar. 24.--The Cuban Book Seven Individual Contests for Annual Meef Saturday. LEREW TRAINS LOCAL ROSTER There will be seven individual events in the annual indoor relay carnival of the Western Pennsylvania Interschoiastic Athletic League at the Pitt Track House in Pittsburgh Saturday morning and afternoon. In addition, five relays will be held. The individual competition will be in the two hurdles, the high jump, broad jump, pole vault, shot put and 50-yard dash. More than 20 schools have filed entries for the rrack and field competition which opens the annual season. It will be the first match of the year for Connellsvslle High which squad started its workouts Wednesday afternoon under the'direction of Coach Joseph A. (Larry) Lerew. Just how the Orange and Black will shape up for the first carnival remains to be, seen but there is a bright outlook for the outdoor program with the Cokers expected to make the other schools of the region sit up and take notice. senate approved a resolution naming President Franklin D. Roosevelt "the most eminent citizen of all the Americas" in the fight for democracy. "SEE OUR WINDOWS" KNIT-TEX TWEED TOPCOAT $30. Now Made of Imported British Wool Knit-tex is worn by more men than any other topcoat in America--perhaps you yourself have worn one. The reason for this perference: It wears longer, is lighter in weight,' is very warm, soft to the touch and attractive to the eye. The new Knit-tex tweed pictured here now brings to you a type of cloth formerly loomed by hand. It has the feel and the rich smartness of the genuine hand- loomed imported fabric. Even the primitive colorings formerly obtained from berries and herbs of the British Isl«s have been faithfully reproduced. Its really unusual that this expensive type of tweed coat has now been made available at $30. EXCLUSIVE WITH US Knit-Tex Topcoats $30 Worsted-Tex Suits S40 Saxon Weave Suits S35 All Three Tailored by Cohen, Goldman Co. Connellsville's Leading Men's Store 124 North Pittsburg Street.

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