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or ADVOeA SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, APRII, 20, 19(;! ) VIEWS BY MAX BROWN On A Cold and Afternoon : HAPPENED to:--The youngster who'd play "catch" . . right on through ~neal time . . . and know it it? . . To th~ game of marbles . . . always that first To the youngster who'd walk a male .to play a g~me of baseball? . . . To the girls t.hat used to jum~i~ To the faithful fans who would follow their teams k-1 as they did in the Fall and Winter? . . . To the Who at 18, could be satisfied with his old bea~t up of a "hot rod?" . . . To the youngster (and oldster) to ride every place they went? . . . To the young- b hunted tadpoles; carried string, snail shells and a "real" knife in his pocket? . . . To the youngster who, when of a track, thmtght about running--and not stock cars?" ever happened . . . to those Legion baseball m'owds ~rld 1,500 who would turn out to see a gmme here on '~aturdays and holidays? . . . A VERY FINE start in the face of oppo~tion from two race tracks as w~ll as a low blow from the Wep~therman, Downs is out-drawing Laurel Raceway both gates and also the mutuel windows... Jim looking for Sunday games for the Legion here on May and 11' as well as two reliable umpires who might be working the games this summer... Work is pro- Lt the ball park, and there's plenty of it to do, in a manner under the capable direction of grounds-keep- l~harton... Some eighteen to twenty candidates showed and worked out for several hours in tim biting managers WaJlters and Bond looking on... ARE BRIGHT at ,the ,moment for foot'ball games ; fall, under .the r~e,w lights, between Charles Town High's and the ,H~ndley High Judges :as well as the Colonels of Winchester... Michael Johnson of ~Ha.r- is one of ~wenty-eight Green,brier Military School stu- Charles Town Junior Itigh School's athletes were honored in top fashion here last Thursday night at a sumptuous turkey din- ner with a brief address by Gor-! don Eismon, former principal of Charles Town Senior High School and the showing of a technicolor movie in the cafeteria of the jun- ior high school features of the program. The ReD. Russell Urquhart of the Charles Town Baptist Church i gave the invocation for the en- i joyable occasion. Mothers of the i athletes served the turkey dinner i with a dessert of ice cream and ~ cake. IPrincipal Roscoe Payne presid- ed as toastmaster for the evening and introduced Mr. and Mrs. I Hugh Via, Max Brown, Mrs. Pay- i ne, Mr. Lewis, Harry Barker, ! Coaches Phillips and Jordan of the senior high school and coach-, es Bobby Kershner and Mrs. Ker shner and his assistant Donald Mickey of the junior high school. These were seated at the speak- er's table and brief remarks were, made by both Coach Phillips and~ Coach Jordan. Athletes Introduced Coach Kershner introduced the athletes and made special men- tion of those entering Charles Town Senior High School next fall. Assistant coach Donald Mick ey presented the boys of the sev enth and eighth grades. Both coveted ,mem~bership ,m the ,academic-n~li*~rY or- ' coaches spoke about the season ,the Owls Climb ,at the nifty Lewisburg, W. Va. school and thanked the boys for their in' the eigffth:~grade(and about to graduate from the interest and coperation in making the 'year a successful one in all also had this ,memb~e,rship ]a~st year.., branches of spor~s. Gordon Eismon, former prin- 518 AS BIDDIE SMOOT duckpinned 118 and Yir- cipal here and now secretary of 115, Kastle's Mens Shop took two games from Polly's 'the West Virginia Secondary Before adjournment, the mo- thers who served the banquet were given a round of applause for their efforts. Cheerleaders present at the banquet were Carla Alexander, Kandy Smallwood, Paula Stokes, Marian Merchant, Marcy Reed, Lane Marcus and Shelia Meier. They were recognized by the toastmaster The players introduced and the sports they participated in were: Larry Creamer and Larry Am- brose, ends in football; Cletus At kins and William Clopp, tackles; David Bowers, a halfback on the football team and a guard on the basketball team; Charles Custer, a center who was injured before the season started; Dickie Eber- sole, quarterback in football and guard in basketball; E~nory Kable end on the football team; Terry Marcus and Henry McCormick Lb0th halfbacks on the football team and guard on the basketball team; John Merchant, a guard on the football team; Donald Noland a halfback in football and for- ward and leading scorer in bas- ketball and football. Larry Peer, center in basketball; James Sheets guard and John Williams end in football; Wayne Whitmore fullback in football and guard and second highest scorer on the bas- ketball team. Larry Wilt, center in football and manager in bas- t ! ili/!iii! ! : A fellow has to know his oats to get along with a buL~y stable pup like Addle around. John F. Keeler's Stolen Secret at Shen- andoah Downs, found the pup in his feed tub this week. Stolen Se(~ret who finished fourth in last Saturday's Shenandoah Handicap is eligible for the Winchester Handicap this Saturday at the popular night track in Charles Town. (Track Photo) There will be a County-wide Soft ball League in operation in Jefferson County again this Sum- ther but it will only have four par ticipating teams this time instead of six. This was decided at a lea- gue organizational meeting held Monday night at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Home in Charles Town. ing. Any players desiring to play with the Charles Town team should be at the Charles Town Junior High School playground Friday or Monday afternoon at 5:30. BAKE SALE APRIL 22 Saturday, April 22, beginning at 9:00 A. M. at Nichols and Stuck Drug Store. Benefit of the Senior Class. Martinsburg Batsmen Will Be Host To t Friday; At pherdstown Sa , m In spite of the cold, rai~- The track coaches ar~ getting a certainly disagreeable weather: slight break this week since there which this season and area has were italy two meets scheduled, been experiencing lids month, I track coaches have been able to I gel enough cooperation trom of tim Weather Man to get their meets in and to keep right up with their schedules. But such is t not the case of baseball coaches and right now most i)f the section al and area baseball teams are already so far back in their sched ale, it will be difficult for them to get all their games in by the end of the season. And should the. cold weather continue much longer many of the games already called off because of inclement weather will not be made up. one by the Shepherd College team which had to be postponed and anl)ther by the Martinsburg tligh t( am at , ( uth Hagerst)Cvn. Lot On Tap There is a lot of baseball on tap in the section during the per ted of Thursday and next TuGs- (lay afternoon, beginning with the Martinsburg-Berkeley Springs battle at Martinsburg this after- no(in. Friday afternoon the Ilarpers Ferry tligh Tigers will move into Martinsburg to lake on lhe Bull- (logs; and then Saturday after- Turn To Page 2---B GO SHE t I FOR RACING FUN IN '61...00 SH|NANDOAH! Two giG REASONS WHY. (1) NIGHT ~ THOROUGH]ttI[D RACING. (2} THE RIG)MONANZA. Post Time 7:15 Nightly :~Frlday in a match in Winchester... The Minnesota are riding on top of the pack in the American League, with the best baseball .bargain of all time if their Versall~s, continues to play up to his early season les, cost the ball club only 20 cents---the bus fare in Marianao to the office of scout Joe Cambria in 4-H TO JEFFERSON~ GUARDS TO SAT MEET TONIGHT AT 7:30 The Jefferson Guards will have ,Workers 4-H Club is a special meeting tonight (Thurs sale Saturday, Ap- day) April 20 at the Legion Loun School Activities Committee, was introduced by Principal Roscoe League play will be each Men Payne and he paid special tribute day and Friday evening at 6:30 on to both coaches Kershner and the Halltown dianmnd and the YOU may have already won a Gibson Appliance of your choice Mickey on their fine progress at, Lfour teams will be Harpers Ferry; ~BS'[ml ,, FRE[ : the junior high school in athlet-[ The Charles Town High track tCourtney s Auto Parts; Charles , ics. xurning his attention to the land field team handed the Boons Town and Shenandoah Junction. ILl 11 liL young athletes, Eismon pointed Ihoro (Md.)High trackmen their The opening game of the out the importance of each one,l first d~feat when the Panthers season will be Monday, May 1, staying in school and continuing[proved too strong for Boonsbord with the names of the two teams with his education. Your educat- in the field events and rolled up to participate still undecided. A Each SUBSCRIBER COPY of Life has a card qth a different ion comes first and then your 62 points as against 50 in a complete schedule will be drawn serial number, there are NO TWO numbers alike. This means that sports. Be always ready and will- meet staged in Boonsboro Satur- and announced later, it was star- your copy of Life and your neighbor's copy have ENTIRELY DIF- ing to cooperate with your coach- day afternoon, ed. FEREN I NUMBERS. 500 (five hundred) of these cards will carry ii!/ Western Auto Store 9 until 12. On sale Cookies, cakes, coun ge in Charles Town, at 7:30 it was announced Tuesday. All me~nbers and those interested in becoming members are urged to be pres- ent. NO THANKS, IT'~ ON THE SHE'D HAVE NO UP AND UP T~T uSE[ ~tv~ IN KASTLE'$ HAV~ WELCOME SOME WARM WEATHER with our Brand New Styles of Men's and for Svring and Summer. Come in es, he said. Be honest, make good Coach William Jordan'/ Char- grades and work hard in school, les Town boys scored points in ev You will reap the benefit of it cry event with Charlie Jackson, later on in life. Coaches every- Steve Roper, Dickie Wilson and where today are looking for good Ahalt all scoring points in two athletes and they always will, but events. be careful to keep this in front Rick Gibson and Ronnie Bo~- of you, they are also looking first ers were the only two boys in the and let me emphasize that word meet which scored victories in FIRST, he added, for athletes two different events, while four who are good students and have Charles Town boys won honors in passing grades The grades will at least two events. come first and you should never As early as the fourth event over.look that. the Charles Town team moved in Temptation is great with you to the lead and they stayed in now to possibly stop. school or front the rest of the way. drop out, Eismon said. Be sure The Panthers scored victories you continue with your studies, in four out of the five field events here at Charles Town Senior and four out of eight running ev-I in THE BEST... High School if possible, if not, ents. then some other high school, but Ahalt and Jackson got Charles whatever you do, do not drop out Town out in front with the for- of school now that you will grad- mer winning the 220 yard dash uate at Junior High. Reviewing and finishing second in the 100 some of West Virginia's. greatest yard event while Jackson won the athletes, Eismon singled out such 440 yard dash. greats as Ira Rodgers, Cliff Bat- The victory was the second in ties, Sam Huff, Bruce Bosley, two meets for the Panthers. The Jerry West and Rod Hundley a- results: ~ong others. His talk was follow 100 yard dash- Gibson, B, 10.5; ed with close attention and he Wagner, B; Ahalt, CT. was given a round of applause at 220 yard dash-Ahalt, CT, 25.0; the conclusion. Shank, B', Wisner, B. A teachnicolor movie, showing 400 yard dash- J~ackson, CT, 56.7 the duties of football officials Gibson, B; Shank, B. and how they prepared themsel- 880 yard Run-Bowers, B; 2:18.0; ves for each game was an added Sullivan, B; Roper CT. feature of the evening." Mile Run-Bowers, B, 5:08; Lina NOW SITUATED 1N THEIR NEWLY REMODELED OFFICES CITY BUILDING AT GEORGE STREET, CHARLES TOWN. YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO COME IN, OR CALL, DISCUSS ANY BUILDING PROBLEM, NEW CONSTRIETION DDELING WITH US. ESTIMATES. weaver, CT; Poling, B. Mile Relay- Boonsboro (Wag- ner, Poling, Sullivan, Bowers), 4:04; 2nd, Charles Town. 120 yard high hurdles-Wilson, C. T., 19.1; Sullivan, B; Easterday B'iS0 yard low hurdles- Roper, C. T. 22.9; Wagner, B; Wilson CT. Broad jump-Gibson, B, 19 ft. 3 in.; Jackson, CT, Ballenger, CT. High Jump, Orndorff CT 5 ft. 2 in. Shot Put- Kisner, CT 42 ft. 9 in. Discus-Gray, CT, 118 ft. 5 in. Doyle CT; Wolford B. Pole Vault-Lloyd and Wi]iing- hamCT 10 ft. (tie for 1st); Wil- son CT. Sheph d Batsmen FINANCING AVAILABLE. Ill Rout Hagerstown JC For Fourth Victory The Shepherd College baseball ers scored their fourth consecut- eve victory of the season Satur- day afternoon by routing the Hag erstown Junior College batsmen on Fairfax field by a 32-5 score. It was a terrible day for the Ha gerstown team which couldn't do anything right and a great day for the Rams who blasted out 13 hits and set a new scoring record. 5th. i I m ,CARL ROSE-JENSEN, President GENERATION IN CONSTRUCTION ;. PHONE CHARLES TOWN 1015 Each player (in the four teams will be required to pay a $3 elig- ibility fee, the money derived from this source to be used to pay umpires and defray other lea gue expenses. It was announced Tuesday that league officials are still looking for persons desiring to serve as league umpires and anyone desir ing to serve in this capacity is asked to be at the Charles Town Veterans of Foreign Wars Home April 24 at 7 p. m. when the next meeting is held. It was also announced that any players who have not already signed up and are interested in participating in league play are also invited to attend this meet- wining numbers. The only way a LIFE SUBSCRIBER can find out whether HIS card is a winner is to come into my Appliance Center and check HIS NUMBER against the list posted, in a Gibson Refrig- erator. There will I)e 500 (five hundred) number,s posted. Be sure to check your number and also sign up for a FREE VA- CATION TRIP ,TO PANAMA, 100 (one hundred) of these trips will be given to the lucky winners.. You do not have to lmrchase anything to be eligible for the above.. JUST COME INTO THE STORE MAGAHA APPLIANCE North George Street CEN ER Ranson, W. Va. .[ DR. X'RAY exeLoOes I've CLAIMS ! OF "me a ALt CO PAC . 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