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:t SPORTS HEWSAND VIEWS From Paze One From P ge One southpaw who pitched for the Martinsburg ball club in the South Mountain League, has written Legion officials that he might be able to pitch a game or two for them this season, should they need pitching help... Woody says he plans to play with St. Thomas, Pa. team in a league this summer. Statler would be a big addition to the ball club here, both in the pitching and first-base position which he handles very well. He is quite a good hitter... WORK HAS BEGUN ON the widening and resurfac- facing of Route 72 leading in(o Shenandoah Downs Race Track. The one-half mile approach will be broadened from 2-1 to :}2 feet. Other access roads to the new night track, including the six-lane parking approach, are in place, according to Robert G. Leavitt, general manager. Route 72, a state road, connect.s Shenandoah Downs with U. S. 340, main approach for Baltimore and Washington traffic. FRANK " , T , COLLEY VVRITES: April showers bring May flowers as well as a lot of grass to mow... Tri-County Baseball League Meeting Is Cancelled By Snow The meeting of officers, direct?rs and players of the recently organ- ized Tri-County Baseball League which was to have been ,held Sun day aTternoon a,t Gainesboro, Va. had to be cancelled because of ~he snow. Another such meeting ,has .been called for Sunday, April 19 at RApport Town Hall. Ma~tters to be discussed at this meeting will include the schedule insurance for players and Gibber matters which ,players ,may have on their minds. All players and Seven Team From Page One of the marks ~hioh they set in their two previous meets would in dicate that the Pan,thers will 'be providing most of ~he excitement for the fans. After this meet ,the Panthers will travel to St. James, :Md. for what is always a tough meeting be tween Maryland and West Virgin- ia teams~ Lions Have Large Crowd For Annual Father.Son Dinner league officers are urged to attend. --------~------- Members of the Charles Town ~,Rs ~ - ' Lions Club held their annual lilliV lieIITZ ~ather-Son banquet Tuesday J night at the Thomas Jefferson Ho .... -,_- tel and ~here was a record turnout from P~ un ~ .... ~ ~ n n A feature of t'he dinner program r:o.,4,~',. ~ ~ n n as the awarding of a number of ~'~'? ................... ,~ ~ ~ prizes which went to the following ~en~z p .' u u, ~ ..... ........... Mike Martin as the youngest son "" "o)~ '----~7 -a ~ presen,t' Harold Barr as the old- "'OL,~,o -" ~ - est ~s ' ' -: ............" .... i ~' on; Henry Weller as the old- Harpers terry ~t~ ~ zt ;est Lion and Bobby Willis 'as 'the ][den, 3b ...... : ......... 3 0 1 i youngest Lion. Moler c 3 0 0 ............... ~ Announcement was made that Hough. If .............. 3 0 01the next meeting of the Board of w oamlson p ss a v , ," ........ Directors will be held at Peoples :Manuel, 2b, p ...... : ... 3 0 0 Supply April 27 a,t 7 p. m, The Kidwiler, rf ............ 3 0 0 meeting for April 21 will be for /-Ioak, rf .............. 3 0 0 bailing paper. Everyone is asked O. Kidwiler, lb ........ 2 0 0 to attend as plen~ty of help will Davidson, cf ............ 2 1 1 be needed. Totals .............. 25 1 4 ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Will Be Held at IIilltop Inn on the Shepherdstown Road, Route 45, Half Way Between Martinsburg and Shepherds- town, on SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1959 BEGINNING AT 10:00 O'CLOCK A. M. Several Hundred. Dollars: Worth of NEW and USED HARDWARE and ELEC. APPLIANCES FARM MACHINERY Garden Tractor, Corn Planter, Springtooth Harrow, Picks, Shovels, Mattocks, Log Chains, Manure Spreader, 1957 Cub Tractor with Equipment; Cultivators, 2 Barshare Plows, 2 Sets Disc Harrows, Bulldozer Blades' Pay Loader, Power Take Off, Pulley, Several Sets Draw Bars, Lay Off Plow, Mower. H O U S E H O L I) G O O I) S 3 Practically New Bedroom Suites; New Living Room Suite; Singer Sewing Machine; ~abinet, Beds and Springs, Electric and Gas Stoves; Refrigerators; Dinette Sets; Radios; Record Players; Television Sets; Several Hundred Dollars Worth of Canned C, oods; Plenty t~f Miscellaneous Household Goods; Lot of All Kinds of Miscellaneous Articles. 1 TON CHEVROLET TRUCK :L' ..... Soft Drinks and Sandwiches Served on the" Premises. Plenty of Parking Space. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PHONE AM 7-4374. CARL I. SIMS CIIARLES HAHN, Auctioneer. ED. WILLIAs3,iS, Clerk. April 16 - it. I tl I Win Over All( The Charles Town High track and field team, led by big Milt Cooper and Nickie Palumbo chalk ed up their second consecutive vic tory of the 1959 track season Wed nesday afternoon in a triangular meet staged on the Berkeley Springs High field, rolling up 82 2/3 points to finish first a- head of Allegany and Berkeley Springs. Cooper and Palumbo teamed up for first place in five different events, with Cooper coming throu- gh with wins in the 220-yard dash, high hurdles and broad jump to lead the Panther victory with 15 points. Palumbo scored a pair of wins in the ,pole vault and discus. Coach Dick Harmis0n's thin- clads won nine of the 15 events and also tied for first place in ,the high jump. Other Panther wins in the .individual events were pro- duced by Frank Ranalli, Bill Glaize, Paul Coffman and Woodle Oden-the latter pair tying for first in the high jump. Bob Gaffney .produced two wins for Allegany, finishing `first in the 100 and shot put as the Cumber- landers captured four events and tied in a fi,fth. Jack Hendershot was ,the stand out for Berkeley ,picking up `five points with a winning performan ce in the 880-yard run. Dave Fraz ier finished second in the grueling mile and legged it home third in the 880. Cooper's fine effort in the high hurdles of 16 seconds flat tied Charles Town's school record. 100 yard dash: 1-Oaffney (A) 2-Bruce (A) ; 3-Palumbo (CT) ; 4-Burns (CT). Time: 10.8 seconds. 220-yard dash:l-Cooper (CT); 2-Brown (A); 3-Hewitt (BS); 4- Rice (BE). Time: 24.8 seconds. 440-yard dash: 1-Ranalli (CT); 2-Marvin CA); 3-Clark (BS); 4- Spinks (CT). Time: 58.0 seconds. 880-yard run:-Hendershot CBS) 2-Pentoney (A); 3--Frazier (BS); 4-Marvin (A). Time: 2:12.5. Mite Run:l--Pentoney (A); 2- Frazier (BE) ; 3-Heller (A) ; 4- White (CT). Time: 5:02.5. 120 yp.rd high hurdles:l-Cooper (CT); 2-Coffman (CT); 3-Glaize (CT); 4-McKenzie (A). Time: 16. seconds. 180-yard low hurdles:l-Glaize (CT); 2-Coffman (CT); 3-McKen zie (A); 4-Kaywood (A). Time: 21:2:5. Shuttle-hurdle relay: 1-Char- les TowrU 2-Allegany. Time: 58.9 seconds.\, 880-yard relay:l-Charles Town; 2-Altegany. No time available. Mile relay:l-Allegany; 2-Char- les Town. Ti~ne: 3:57. High jump: 1- (tie) Coffma~ Oden (CT) and Brown (A); 4- (tie) Lazie (A) and Pope (A) ; Height: 5 feet. Pole vault: 1-Palumbo (CT) ; 2-Wilt (CT); 3-Pit (CT) ; 4-tie Winters (A), Alt (A) and Ketter- man (A). Height: 10 feet. Broml jump:l'Cooper (CT) : 2- Glaize, (CT); 3-Hamilton (A) :4-Oden (CT). Distance: 19 feet. Shot put: 1-Gaffney (A) ; 2- ~able (A) ; 3-Eismon (CT); 4- Skinner (CT). Distance: 38 feet 8 jnches. Discus: 1-Palumbo (CT) ; 2- Skinner (CT); 3-Orme (BS); 4- Lutman (BE). Distance: 115 feet 7a4 inches. NegroMan I With Girl !__ Charles Vivan Boyd 45-year old to -et si ...... ' ~ , gne~ ~eamr contracts as Negro World War II veteran and so n o as ,possime and t~hat 'before an employee of Baker Veterans Ad too lon~ each location wil~ h- ~,~ ministration Center near Martins- ~i~. - ~' ..,~ .... ~ : .... .......... ~ imu w~un omcia~ Manslield ourg, ctLecI annul; o p. m. rnursaay Signs as the result of being stabbed a It w --as short time earlier in the after- ~ also- p'olnted ou~" v'ha~" ' . . with such a warehouse centrally noon by h~s girl frLend at her l home. ocated as it is in Charles Town to serve the a~s~gned area and Corporal I. P. Richardson-of the ~ ' , Charles Town Eta,re Police said with the cooperative spirit of the Carrie Mary Jenkins, 33, also of Shepherdstown and whom is said to be Boyd's girl ,friend, is being 'held in Jefferson County jail on a murder charge. Corporal Richardson and State Trooper J. R. Potts o`f the Mar- tinsburg detachment, who inves- tigated the stabbing said Boyd died in .the office of Dr. Hiram Sizemore, Jr. wbout 15 minutes after Boyd received the knife wound in the chest. After talking to the Jenkins wo- man and others, State Police said that Boyd who also lived in Shep herdstown was apparently intox- icated when he went to the Jen- klns~home and an argurtmnt en- stled in ,front of the residence. Wit nesses said ,that she first hit him over the head .with a broom and then stabbed him with a butcher knife, the blade of which is sev- en inches 10ng. Boyd staggered away from the scene and collapsed in front of a nearby lumber yard. Harry Schley a friend, took the dying Boyd 'to Dr. Sizemore's office. Police said the Jenkins woman told him that she has four child- ren, i'anging in age from four to nine and'that Boyd was the father of two of tl~em. She readily admitted the stab- bing and agreed to go to Charles Town where she waived a prelim- inary hearing before Justice of the Peace Merl6 Alger. Bond was set ,at $5,000. Unable to post this bond. she is l'~ow in the county jail to await actfon of t;he next grand jury. His survivors include parents, William and ,Betty Marie Boyd; stepmother, Viola Boyd; two dau- gl~ters; tWo sisters, Beatrice Fox and Helen Boyd, both of Shep- herdstown; and four brothers- Robert. Gordon, Warren ,and Wil- liam Boyd all of Shepherdstown. The body was taken to the Mel- vin T. :Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town where it remained until Monday when re- moved to the Asbury Methodist Church ln-Shepherdstown for ser- vice~ cot 2:30 ,p. m., with the Rev. JeffeKson McCallum, pastor, offi- ciating/ Bu~'iM was in the Rose HHI Cemetery. Local Oil Distributor Named Warehousemen For Mansfield Tires Announcement w~s made last week by Douglas Dalton District Representative ofa he Mansfield Tire and ,~ubber Co., tha~t Com- munity Oil Co. in Charles Town had 'been appointed local Ware- house Distributors for their com- plete line of Passenger, Truck and Farm Tires and Tubes in this im mediate area. It is expected that in the very near future residents, agricuRural and commercial accouncs in Jeffer son, Berkeley and Morgan Coun- ties, W. Va.; Loudoun and Clarke Counties,, Va. will have available in their.iinmediate neighborhoods, outlets for this complete line of Quality Product. Mr.,Dalton stat ed ,that every effort is being made TH[ MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COL'ONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town Shepherdstown 35 - Telephones- 162 Community Oil Co. to give service that all customers could expect prompt attention to their every de sire. In the Mansfield Line of Rubber Products Construction is featured the ever popul,ar Nylon, Rayon and Tyrex Cord fortified with Lo- Temp Cold Rubber, Dimensional Control-assuring better balance for .today's high s'peed cars and turnpikes; being precision 'built through electronics, almost corn- pletely putting an end to unnec- essary thumping, Mr. Dalton point ed out, i~ "With t,he fine Sales and Ser- ~$e, personnel employed byCom- munity Oil Co. all prosPective deal ers can be assured of complete sat isfaction; Quality-backed 'by more than 40 years of craftmanship- Plus Mansfield's 2-Way Lifetime Guarantee-No Limit as to Time or Mileage. Freedom from defects in workmanship, and materials for ,the life of the tire. Protection a- gainst ro~d hazard cuts, :breaks and bruises ba~ed on ,treadwear; all add up to everything a consum er could wan,t in tires, according to Dalton. The company is eager to help the public to get the biggest value for their money, the best in safety mileage," riding comfort and econ- omy; .and will feature specials each week. Watch newspaper every week .for timely suggest, ions. Preparing Conservation Plans For Two Farms During the ,pas,t week Soil Con- servation Service techmclans, Geo rge L. Cole and George E. Tabb 'have been preparing soil and wat er conserva,tion plans ~or Robert L. Kane. Sandy Ridge Road and Miss Imogene Thompson Summit Point. Site selection and needs deter- ma'tion 'for i)he construotion and sealing of stock wa~er ,ponds for Dr. Flannangan, Leetown and Hough Kinkead Kearneysville. Ar- rangements have been made to seal a pond for Henry 'M. Snyder Sr. Sandy Ridge Road. E. L. McDONALD, JR., AGENCY INSURANCE AND ILEAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles 2own, W. Va. Repfl)eentlng THE TRAVELERS, Hartford III Bids Are Sought By Shepherdstown Fire Department Plans for remodeling of the fire hall in Shepherdstown have now been completed and construdtion bids are being sought from con- tractors, officials said last week. Contractors interested in bid- ding may obtain plans and specifi- cations from the Hagerstown Lure ber Company, 700 Frederick Road H,agerstown, Md. Bids must be sub mitted by May 9. The work is estimated to cost $30,000 to $40,000 in the complete remodeling of the Sheoherdstown Volunteer Fire Department head- quarters officials 0{ the company said. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Read The SPIRIT-ADVO(~ATE PITTS - JEFFERSON THEATRE CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Matinee Saturday 2:00 P. M. Matinee Sunday 3:00 P. M. Night 7:15 &. 9:15 P. M. Children 25c - Adults 50c Wednesday and Thursday April 15 and 16 "2" GIANT BOMBSHELI,S BLAST THE SCREEN! Friday and Saturday April 17 and 18 ,N .~RO HITI:HF.~ L'K'S Suspense and Terror ! Sunday-Monday :Tuesday April 19, 20 and 21 BIG DOUBLE ,FAMILY SHOW. PLUS--- Sunday Shows:--3 & 8 P. M. Wednesday and Thursday April 22 and 23 PLUS--- Amazing Fantaa, ~t~J~~ome$ to Lite oa Using discrimination in the read SPIRIT OF ing of news makes for an inform- ~---B ed person. JEFFERSON FARMERS THURSDAY, Heavy wet wash turns fluffy dry in just minutes in th) Maytag Gas Dryer. Touch the controls and the extra capa~ iiy blower streams 150 cubic'feet of safe, Iow.temp heat per minute through your wash. Here's high speed drying at rock bottom cost with economical gas as your wash-day power servant. Magnificent Maytag "Hal0 of Heat" Dryers Dry 'em fast...a typical load in 26 minutes. ' Dry 'em safe.., at little more than body temperature. Dry 'era a//...cottons, silks, wools, synthetics. 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