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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FAm zns ADVOCATE 2--b THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1961 Charles Town High FROM PAGE I--B With April 4 set as the date for their opening game Coach Barker won't have too much time in which to ]get his 1961 batsmen ready. And to add more to his woes, Coach Barker has only three veterans of last year's team back around which to build He does, however, have four others who twsome sorvice last year. Veteran Regulars Back The veteran regulars back ar~ Danny Eismon at first base, Steve Roper in centerfield and Charlie Jackson in rightfield. Larry McCormick, who saw some service behind the bat, is expected to he"the regular catch- er; BOb Brown, who played some in the outfield and did some work on the mound is expected to di- vide his time between the out- field and the mound again; Wood ie Stagner Will again be a utility man ~d Don Ballenger will fill one the gaps in the infield. Coach Barker said some among the top pro cts in the newcom ers tO repoR are: Dickie Wilson, who play l at shortstop for the Panthers two years ago (he did not play last season), Sammy Tay lor who is reported to be an ex- ceptionally fine - pitcher and Steve Willingham an infielder and pitcher. Others out for the team are: Tommy Stocks, catcher; Buddy Stocks and John Snow infielders: David EHis, outfielder; Tommy, Specht, Charlie Moler, Dave Stri- der, Glenn Fuss, Wayne Ott and Bobby Dailey infielders; Bobby Davis and Phil Chandler outfield ers; and Pete Paterson, catcher; and John Lowery, first base and pitcher. The schedule to date as announ ced by Coach Barker is as follows April 4--Hedgesvllle, away April 6.--Martinsburg at home April 12---Harpers Ferry, away April M---Open date April 18---Open date April 22---Shepherdstown, away April 25---Martinsburg, away April 28---Harpers Ferry, Home May 2--Hedgesville, home May 5--Shepherdstown, home May 9--Harpers Ferry, home May 12---Shepherdstown, home All political activity is banne, ~n Nepal. Navy shifting air warning ba.~ to Iceland. g SPORTS NEWS AND VIEWS FROM PAGE I ' FROM PAGE I who has certainly done a lot for bowling in this area and especially in Winchester, was well known among the bowling fraternity in Charles Town who express their heart felt sympathy in his passing... BROADCASTING MAGAZINE carried a breakdown recently on the moneys accruing to baseball clubs from TV sponsors and Washington was at the bottom of the list. Even Kansas City,* which finished eighth is ahead oi Wastfington by $100,000. . . WINCHESTER WILL have Little League football next fall and the men who will be behind the activities are Coach Hunter Maddex, Dick Kern, Joe Pasquali,. Archie Manuel, Snag Sargent and Peyton Marshall. A board of directors has also been named to serve with the above named group... THE HARRISONBURG (VA.) Turks of the Valley Baseball League who were doubtful starters this season until a group of loyal fans met last Friday night and gave them the green light signal for 1961, hope to raise a suf- ficient amount of funds from selling ads on their programs to put them over the hump.. Editor's Note:--Why wouldn't this be a good fund-raising project for our own Charles Town American Legion team: Sell ads for a program or score-cards... How about it, Jim? Week of Decision for Tracks THIS COULD, and most certainly should be, the week of decision for the West Virginia Racing Commission and the race fans will be anxiously awaiting the announcement of dates for the two local tracks. * L"koeals "k Good BowHng By TEAM GAMES of 525, 555 and 535 supplied Kastle Men's Shop with a nice 1615 set and three Evening Star Ladies League victories over Lee Jackson Restaurant last Friday night on the Health Center Alleys. Anchor star Nancy Roth, having her finest season, duckpinned 112, 126 and 120 for a 358 set followed by Virginia Dorsey with 120-334; Biddie Smoot with 115-314; Polly Moore with 111-305 and Amy Alger with 119-304, all of which is some pretty good bowling... Cardinals FROM PAGL i-.Tb have most of last year's infield back with the exception of first base which is wide open Richard Welsh who played sec cad base ahd did some pitching will be back at that spot; Charles Hunter will be back at third base Lynwood Stride will be back at shortstop. And for the outfield terry Sarra and Harry VanMetre will be back. And also back to handle the pitching chores will be Barry Mills, Terry Sarra and Richard Welsh. Other seniors who are expected to see a lot of action are: Eugene Taylor, Wayne LeHew and Eug- ene Whittington. t Coach Strider also has five tun iors that he is counting on for a lot of service. They are: Randy Snyder, Jeff Stephans, Sonny Kidwiler, Ben Marshall and Mar- via Thomas. The sophomores are Barry Mills and Terry Sarra and the freshmen are Donald Cross, William Everhart, Ronnie Breed- en and Larry Custer. April 8-Boonsboro away 2 p. m. April 14-Harpers Ferry away 4 p.m. April 15;Hedgesville away 10 a.m. April 18-Harpers Ferry, home 4 p.m. April 22-Charles Town, home 2 p.m. April 29-Hedgesville, home 10 a. m. May [,Charles Town away, 4 p. m. May 12-(Yaarles Town, away 4 p. m. May 13-Harpers Ferry, away 10 a.m. Junior High FROM PAGE ONE college. Today these two young men are carrying on a program which has not only already done a fine job in feeding semi-trained poten tial athletes into the high school but shows promise of doing even more in the near future in build- ing a bigger and better athletic Come early--Items available at Sale prices only as long as supply lastS Top-quality first line. Nylon Carcass. Safer, tougher, cooler-running. Top Mile- age. 4-ply, black. 670 x 15 Tube lPe Powerliner, reg. 7.85* $14-q5" 670 x 15 Tubeless Powerliner, reg. $23.05* Am I/.DU* 750 x 14 Tubeless Powercruiser, reg. $23.05"ej 7.96' I 10 % clo . 6 months to pay. "Prices plus tax Pail Heavy steel. Hot nized after forming superior rust protect~ (No. 121) Round Tub Holds 17 sA gals. steel. Hot forming for superior vrotecfiou. (No. 3) Shovel regularly $2.25 16-gauge steel, high - carbon. heat - treated. Lac.quered to prevent rust. (No. UTB-5) 3'/,gahCom Air regularly $10.65" Sprays thoroughly, rapidly, formly. Adjusts from fine to 30 ft. spray. Top quallff' (No. 140U) program in Charles Town. Football and basketball pro- ~*~OUr grams have already been complet- I Unko 5 business is ., DON RENTCH ]took teams into regional play-ed this year, and now coaches .heat! **s been a Long, Long ume IIffs in Fairmnt' but each time Kershner and Mickey are wrk'n "" ~ulL Coach Kershner said Tuesday ~t Paint i regularly $3,~ ~h,,-t ,h~t wa ~us~ -h-,,~" th~ [they lost m the opening round of ing on a limitedprogram of ......................... ' ~la',,' 15 [ ~ $~ , chorus the highly elated follow-Jv J: ........... track, g6 ers of the Martinsburg High bas-[, wL~nou~ a aouo~ me outs~na- he does not feel the boys in the Ing oelenslve play ol me ketball team were chanting Satur-] . " day night in Mountaineer field[dgs was the key factor m the age groups which he and Coach i~ Premium( jali Heat specialists--that s us. We are equipped house in Morgantown after their] l~eglonal victories, m me!r oattLe Mickey have to work with are regularly $19.90 [ !~ Rugged ste and trained to provide the best possible serv. mighty Bulldogs had run rough- ]~iuthdoWgestthnreSwatUpdaYnemg:t [he ready for weight or jumping ev- . ~ Hardwood na~" shod over the fast-moving Minute l . .......... eats. So the program will mostly White. By Unico. Resists checking I ~ die. Built ~ i to our customers and to our community. : r~o, ,~ w,~t,n ~T',, i ]tightest and mos~ sniity zone de- be made up of sprint and distan- and cracking. Cleans itself stays [ k last. ~'~ ................. L~h School, n ......... DB15) the finals of the Region 2-AAA [tenses any. mgn school ~eam has ce races. Practice sessions will be white No lead. Non-toxic. (No 241 [ ~ ,,~,A~ .... i Keeping your home con ortably warm is schoolboy basketball tournament Ip~spLayea m years, z'~o~ since me held each Tuesday and Thursday or, 271) ................ }~-~. :?:~~/ ~ ~ ~ ........ f l 's The vict,~.a~.,, surnrisin~,= o one to lEobourn teams o the. ate 1930 as soon a the weather permits ..~ ~, ~, , / -- a personal matter with us..That's why we're most Bulldog fans, cleared the [have the Bulldogs shown..such 6utdoor drills. :_ i: ~ : glad we can offer you Atlantic's famous triple, way for the "on-to-Huntington" ] ......... uexenswe power as may am in Had Good Cage Program refined heating off, the cleanest-burning fuel march for Martinsburuers ]mLs cnampmnsnlp game agaLns Coaches Mickey and Kershner tsrYa~s~ia:;amnSbtUrgn][ ~lr~:!n~teOt~liuyna~i:ecere !~edrL!:i~th-eems~n boutare winding35 boysUP a ratherin the seventh,energetiCeigh Plastic Barn Broom [ yOU can buy. 21sAlt tour thh: selC s basketball program in which a- To arrange for service that you can count defeat, two big questions were . And climax to this r y ~ I~ t ~ ~ ~ ~__ ho~ ...... a ~. ,h ....,~n ~...rag Bulldog zone defense for any th and ninth grades participated. ] ..... ~ l~uo,~ ,~j ~,,~, ~a,~ ,~u~ ~.~j-Ithlwcy that ,-~mhled a "layup" egularl O~r-no matter when you need it--just write al supporters of the Bulldogs who |:~-~o .............. ~=~ '~=~=~ ~ix times durin-o a intramuralaSa tournament programis being $2.90 t~ L W$ 1 or callus today, mountains anurlled' .over _tl~..LmoSnw~.veredunLversL~y[the. entire first half could the staged on the Junior High floor [ ..g' [xiensi, n ta( der .,,r. a ..... h. ,, Minutemen penetrate that Bull- Monday and Tuesday evenings. 1 I : ..... ? ..... ~"="~t~ "'*'~ ""team I dog Zone. oeen since a raar n ou g I Friao,, -ion* The ome 35 boys who have been made t~le state playoffsv and sec"~ "" ~ .................... ~" Built for safety Thick Hickory n-- "*- -~ - " i'l the ledgers got off to a fast start, but participating in the cage program ~ I t " $~ 4 ~e ROKRT M. ~! omy now much tougner w L Ioa,~-~-t~ thigh ,~,a *~o,, have been divided into fl)dr Durawear plastic bristlesI rungs, treated with Penta pre- L [I ~ next opponent, be. Twenty-eJght .^ .^] ........ ]] ..... ,,, teams- the Vikings, MountaineerS .... ~ ........... v ......... ~ outwear natural. Will notI servative. Air-dried hemlock - years is the answer to the first l~ress wl~icl~"~h~ ~lchwood~b~'ovs Lakers and Royals. rot mildew, curl up, ab- I ' 40 DISTRIBUTOR question; and~ plenty good is the ...... .... a There will be two games each odors 14" | rails. Rope. pulley included regularly $28. best answer for the second one I~'*~'%"hech ....... ,-%,- ? ......... ~ evening and admission to the an ance me ournamem tournament Will be 10 cents per Charles Town, W. Va. Not since Dr. Marshall (Little]chamuionshin almost slinned a- session. Sleepy) Glenh now of Charleslwa f'rom-th em It-- -no't- " . . y . was until This past basketball season Town, took h~s Mart insburg H!gh[ the overtime period that Martins- Coaches Kershner and Mickey teams of 1932 and l~ imo meUburg showed anything like the had a team of seventh and eighth l'/iAa/ [[ i-a'. flus umlnum $ state playoffs has a Martinsburg form which had made it possible graders whO played four games basketball team moved so near for them to roll over such out- Winning one and losing three and to the state championship. Dr. standing teams as South Hagers- a team of ninth graders who Glenn who was coaching at Mar- town, Allegany and Fort Hill. played nine games and finished tinsburg then took a team of Considerable Doubt l up with a 4-5 record. Buddy Zimmerman, Kenny Fulk, During the past football Season ~'~v~:~~l":::~ ::::~:';:~'i:' "'":.. " Sonny Files, Sammy Bowers, Ben And after the mighty Minute DisconUnuing Faming, I will sell on the Le~therm_ma Faxm, Wild, Tevis Klabansky, Joe Kady, Men from Weston had routed the more than 60 boys participated. a ong Rt. 15 about 1 mile North of Lewistown and about 8 Bill Hensol, Carroll (Kayo) Shock East Fairmont cagers in some- SO many boys turned out for this miles North of Frederick, in Frtderiek COUnty, M~ryl~nd, on ey through the eight-team Region what easy fashion there was con- program that there was not on- MONDAY, MARCH 20, 1,961 al battle at Keyser and into West siderable doubt in the minds of ough of football equipment tO go Virginia Wesleyan College gym- about everyone who had seen the around. BEGINNING AT 10:30 A. M. TO-WIT: nasium in Buckhhnnon for the Friday battles, whether/Martins- The b~g problem which is now, 55 - HEAD DAIRY CATTLE - 55 finals. And after scoring a burg could stay with the running and has been facin the Jtinior victory in their opening game Weston bunch, l Iigh coaches Who ave to oper- Thirty-Five are Milk Cows and 33 are Holsteins of which over Moundsville, they were But the Bulldogs showed early ate on a very limit budget~ is the 2 are regts~red; balance grades, also 2 registeredGuernseys, knocked oug of the tournament in the Saturdaynight game that ~ecuring of equipment for the Ten have l~tahened since ,~Ja~nt~axy 1st. or will freshen y by Elkins, who went on to lose once again when the "chips are players in the various sports. sale anE 4 $,re due In April, b-.,la~ce In fall milk. to Parkersburg in the finals, down' 'they still had what it takes Charles ~[~own ~Iigh School regularly $51.75 Dress* uP your farm. No rust or warp problems. Strong--built to last. Can't twist or sag. :l,2'ft long. Galvanized and P~ too for double rust pr~ tion. Built-in oil meaSU~" (No. 2~AA) to be champions. And those who 5 Bred Heifers due in April; 9 YeaPling Heifers; 6 Heifer Beaten By Elkins had been disappointed Friday C~eZ~ T~ and Baags Accredited and Certified and 30 In 1933 Glenn's team again night were pleasantly surprised d~y test will,,be run prior to sffile. DHIA records on all m0i~0 rode over all opposition in the Saturday night. The brand of de- cows. Herd avora4ge last yeax was 10,000 lb. of milk a~.d_4O Regional and into the state play- fensive bali which the Bulldogs lb. B:F. with herd test Of 3,8 and one individual record as offs. And once again they were threw against Weston was as tops in herd, 14,000 ~lb. milk ~ad 553 lb. B.F. The ma~lority beaten in the state tournament good as any they have shown this of cows axe first, second axed third calf eo~s and are out ~of by Elkins, who this time in turn season. Their offensive play, how- Curtis Candy breeding bred to Curtis Sandy sires, lost to Victory High of Ciarks- ever, was not their best. FARM MACHINERY AND burg. This team was also headed The most perfectly executed by Sammy Bowers, Ben Wild, Joe play of. the entire tournament DAIRY EQUIPMENT Kady, Robert Dusty Rhodes, Let- was pulled off by Martinsburg in New Fergu~on Dei~uxe Model 35 Tractor with only 300 ghton Watson and Kayo Shock- the opening minutes of the Sat- hours ~; For~ No. ~O,~tor in good conditlonj Ford ey. urday night game. Gary Phalen plows, cultivators, ~,Ferguson Model 32 mower, z-yearsBack in those days there were moved into the center circle, took old; John Dem~ Van Brunt 1O disc driU, New Idea No. 1~no sectional tournaments and as a quick pass from Tim Martock manure spread~.~NeW Holignd ro.ller bar rake, John ~ many as 32 teams wound up in and with a perfect timing and ac- 3-point ~Up ~ 246 vorn pmnter, t~mokev 3g-ft. ~ the three-day state playoffs which curaCy whipped 'the ball behind bale e~v~tbr; 3-!~_int ~k-up Ferguson sprlngto0th hax~ row; Oliver ~ disc lish, ow, rubber tire wagon, t;enmry ~ ran night and d~ty with as many his back to Johnny ~s who t~ble non,rust field sprayer, rubber' tire wheelbarrow, g as six games being played in one was coming in from th~ opposite drag, pro, table feed bunk, 40 cow chahm and num be , day. There were no school class- side. Karns took ,the pass and h.p. refrigerator compressor, small farm hand tools, etc. ifications then as there are today with one step Was in the air and Esceo 350 gal. Milk Tank~with new compressor, t~nk strsln- and the= s~all schools had to bat- laying the ball into the basket for ors, good as new; 3 Unit 8urge Milkers with 4 unit pump ~e~ tie right along wth the big ones the first two points of the ball motOr; ~ section wash-up tank, 10-gal. milk e~ns, 20-gal. wg r to win the Sta~ championship., game. heater, neW Stewart CllpmMtor Clippers, feed earls, home The nearest a Martinsourg Contrary to all the rumors electric im teurizer, team ever came to winning the which drifted baek into this sec. 1953 CHEVEOLET sA TON PICK,UP, good rubber, and cage title was in 1927, The tion following the S0uttiern Con- excellent condition. Bulldogs W ht, Ii~t0 the State play fetched tournament that dissen- Elec'trie Fence Wire and Posts, Chicken watere~ axed offs at Buckhannon and after sion on the WVU team brought helps considerably by donating T uniforins which the Panthers no longer use, but some of it is too larger for the run of these small 10% Discount On All Paint and Paint Products. er-boys and can not be used to the fullest. Coach Kershner said he has for 10% Pre-Seas0n Discount On All Lawn Mowers football enough equipment to out , and Roto Tilllrs" fit at least to some degree about 45 boys. Last record turnout of $0 presented a real problem. As for basketball here again some new equipment is needed,ppii He said he is hopeful the public [ tces All Barganns-I ~,, s R~ dice ! Flov Will patronize the cage tourna- ment next week as tnuch of the money from'it will be Used to pur Cha~e equipment. 15 Cu. ?. Upright Freezer - Now Only $275. 77 Automatic Washer .... Now Only $1 Electric-- Clothes Dryer . - - Now Only $1 TV Radio. Television - Hi Fi Stereo 17 Cu. Ft. Chest Freezer - - Now Only $2 Many, Many More Great Values. and fountains, 1eeders, cutter sleigh, All Baled Hay left by beink knocked off ill the opening about their downfall, we couldn't sale time, sm~ll tools mad items not listed, game, drew back into tournament find a single person in the know TERMS:--CASH on I~,y of Sa~e. Not responsible for ac- play and went to the semi:finals in Morgantown Friday or Satur- c4d~nt~ on pr~ before losing. In those days day who knew of, or even believ- THOMAS E. SMITH tean~s 1O$111g ill the O~lilg t~dther~had been any dissension. Radios, Television. PHONE CAt 1,8813 round had Opportunity to The Morgantown sports scribes Phone 43 draw back into tourriameht play and members of the WVU team Appliances ~SEV~ER~ R. BOWLUS, Auctioneer. to fill "byes" in the tourney brae we talked with all were quick to ~L M. ALEXANDER, Clerk. kets. I artinsburg was fortunate discount the dessansion rumors. West Washh ton 8treel by Ladies of Thurmont Trinity Reformed Church. enough to draw into one of these All of them see to feel as Gale spots and nearly won the title. atiet We got beat by a Charles Town, W. Ranson