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ial Olympics To Be Held. Satur, day For Handicapped Children Of JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1974 -- BY MAX BROWN -- CARR MAY GO TO FAIRMONT: Big Vance Parr, the much sought-after 6-5 Jefferson High ti_'Gr center, who was named to the second "Big aitate,, schoolboy basketball team, this past , is expected to make a decision this week on ._, ere he will be attending college next year. CarT, ,,Wl!o was the leading scorer and rebouncler among Imction's high school cagers this past season, be talkinlr with Joe Retton, head coach of the Fab, o - _urm nt State College Falcons within the next O so. It' has been learned that Carr is very II interested in going to Fairmont State College tl!t is quite possible Retton may sign Cart to a =aain-aid athletic scholarship when he talks with mll tl this week... CHIPS ON THE LINE: For the Jefferson base- tgars, that is ! . . and beginning next Tues- they had better begin playing brand of baseball than has been the for the past few weeks.. Starting off the wiLh a big bang and winning game after all of a sudden the team coached by John has gone into a real tail-spin to say the They will have to face Berkeley Springs in mg round and while they have not en- the Indians in regular season play, these Indians were strong enough to hold Hedges- to a 3-2 margin before losing last week.. If should lose in this round, then that will be for them in 1974, so you see just how it is for the Loweryrnen to get past Springs. Hedgesville and Martinsburg will on the stage and both have been coming fast in recent games and either one will opposition.. We still believe, however, have the necessary tools to carry through the Sectional event . . and if they wisely., they'll get the job done.. But to take a ot of aggressive and smartly- baseball to come out on top... (:OSTY'S BIRTHD'A{f"Our old friend and top Costy Caras will have a birthday on May 14th.. Almost a native of these V (he's been around long enough to easily Costy has many friends at both tracks always happy to hear him say from his e-e-e-s - now post time." Happy Birthday ! OF AWARDS: Fairmont's Joe Retton an armful of awards May 19 at the all-sports banquet, the Victory Awards which will be held in Charleston.. Retton, basketball coach who is big on discipline ing, will 'accept the U. P,'s International FaiTnont as the nation's small team during the past season.. big Bill Lindsey was a member of this and has another year with the Falcons... HUFF, SPEAKER: Loyal Mountaineer will return to his native state May 19 the principal address at the Victory A- dinner in Charleston. Huff is now a dapper man in Alexandria, Va. and representing Corporation... Life Bowlers With Hew York . L Emm staff of Life Insurance split their match New York Hill bow- in action in  Bruns- Major Duckpin League recently. The Peoples Life bowlers won one of three games, ttt came through with the high otal pinfall. Dorothy Slusher led the Peg pies Life bowlers with games of 135, 133 and 107 for a 375 set, while Georgie Wilson had games of 98, 132 and 118 for a 348 sot. Gertrude Prain and Gaff Wright each had 289 sets, while Pearl Kain had a 233 set. READ SPIRIT - ADVOCATE T$ CORNER HAS 2O0 THE DISC IN =iAbou! 100 Boys, Girls in Special Ed. Classes To .I/ie At Charles Town Jr. High shJmee f IW i r o :!:nP:anuS n p e ci}.  i(r;t.1eincPIt]iinnda?s:]hrldmnlti'!! the way of an athletic show physical and social develop- Saturday, May 11, when the first Special Olympics are stag- ed at Charles Town Junior High School. I,t is being staged especially for .the benefit of the enjoyment, competition and entertainment of the stu- deas of Jefferson County's Special Education Classes. Some 100 boys mad rls Will be on hand Saturday morning at 8:30 willing and eager to participate in a variety of sports events. They will part- icipate in a softball toss, 50- yard dash, soccer accuracy kick 300-yard run, stadi.ng broad jump and the 440 yard school relay race. The students in- valved in the Olympics will re- present the Charles Town T. M. R. Cener, Ranson, Page Jack- son, South Jefferson, North Jefferson, C. W. Shipley, Blue Ridge, and Shepherdstown Ele mertary Schools, and Harpers i Ferry, Charles Town, nd Shep herdstown Junior High Schools This event is held ,in con- junction with the Joseph P. Kennedy foundation. T.his fan- mental program. The fift Special Olympics in Jefferson County has receiv ed great finacial support from the commmai,ty. Donations have been received from: The Bank of Charles Town, Jefferson Security B'ank, Ranson Civic Center, Supertane Gas Co., School of Hope, Dixie Nareo Co., Reason Parts and Produots Co., Charles Town Mental Hea lth Assoc., Halltown Paper Board Co., Women's Club of Charles Town, Shenandoah Downs Race Tracks, Shenan- doah Garden Club, Community Oil Co, Whitmore Lamber Co., and Ruby Clyde McCormick. The funds received have been spent for Special Olympic Mad als to be given to the winners of individual events, trophies for the outstanding ahletes and for a party a,t the conclus- ion of the meet. The local citizens are encour aged to come out on May 11, and watch these children ex- hibit some of their abilities as they are having ftm. Will Be In Pony Club Show Sunday TO BE IN PONY CLUB .SHOW ---Members of the Hunt Staff of the Shenandoah Valley Pony Club, who will be in l the club's annual spring show Sunday, May 19, at Morgan's! Grove, are, from left: Chrissy Wasilewski, joint master; Deanna Spunich, hilltoppers field master; Karen Hammann, hunts- man; I)eedee Campbell, whip; Diane Donley, field master; and Elaine Donley, joint master. Field Secretary is Mary. Small. The show will begin at 9 a. m. and will be judged by Brig. Gen. F. F. Wing, Leesburg. Harpers Ferry Batsmen Remain Unbeaten In Five 'Times In Softball Loop @ Jefferson Little, Pony League Action Begins Saturday, Sunday Action in both the Jefferson County Little Baseball League and .the Pony League, will get underway this weekend on ,he league diamonds in Reason, with he LWtle League players taking the spotlight first on Saturday afternoon at 2 p. m. Then t 2 p. m. on Sunday he spotlight will be urned on he= Pony League players. There will ,be a doubleheader ! attraction on both days and there will also be brief, hurt imi pressive opening day ceremon- ies. The Jack,n-Perks Post No. 71, American Legion Color Guard wilt be present Satur-i day to raise the flag at .the Little League field prior o ,the opening of play. The opening day ceremonies will begin at 1:45, according to Lewis Fisher, League President. Robert G. Leavitt, general manager of Shenandoah Downs Race track and William (Bill) Schwadron, general manager of the Charles Town' Race Con rse, will do the honors of throw ing out the first ball for the openers. Meeting in the first of the two LRtle League games. Salur day will be .the Car4i:nals and Giants, with the Astros and 3raves meeting in the second game. Then 'Monday evening at 6:15 in the soond round of action .the Dodgers'and the Yankees will meet and the Cubs will take on the Mats.' The Indians and Twins will not ,get into action until Tues- day evening, May 14, in one of the two games with the Card-! inals mad Astros meeting in[ the second me. I In the Sunday afternoon] opening of the :Pony League R] will be the Senators versus the l Pirates on one diamond and l the Reds and Orioles on ,the other field. The Phillies and ,the Ath- letics will open their .league flay Monday evening, May 13. Kiwanis Club Shoot Sunday At Izaak Walton Grounds Near Leetown The Charles Town Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a shoot, us- ing pot shots, still targets and clay birds on Sunday, May 12th at the Izak Walton beague Club Grounds near Leetown. Shoomg will begin t I:00 p. m. with prizes being offered of coumry hams. A share of the publ.ic ptronage is invited by Kiwanians who win use the proceeds in their Youth act- ivities work in the community. In Loving Memory Of WARREN C. "Boots" MeNALLY , Massachusetts, May 2, 1940 West Virginia, May 21, 1961 May 9-1t-pal. I Ladies' Golf ht Sleepy Hollow County Softball League . scoring a close 3-I victory over STANDING OF TEAMS Bakerton. Teams W. L In the pair of games Thurs-. Harpers Ferry 5 0 day evening, ,May 2, Frank Sim Corkey's 4 1 ons pitched the Harpers Ferry Merchant & Noland 4 1 team to it's fourth eonsecttive Badg 3 2 victory, a 9-0 shutout of Court- Courtney's .3 2 ney's. Also Thursday evening, Chades Town's Frederick 3 2 Jim Smothers piched Cream. Creamer's 2 3 er's to a 7-0 victory over Bad- Bakerton 1 4 ger. Ron's 0 5 Sunday afternoon, May 5 Smoot's 0 5 Merchant & Noland scored a O close 3-2 victory over Cream- GAMES ON TAP era in the first game and at he same time on another diamond Thursday, May 9 at (Legien field, the Badger Merchant & Noland vs. Court- ,team was defeating Ron's by ney's 6:30 an 11-4 score, with Gene Pyne Ron's vs. Frederick, 6:30 getting ,the victory. Sunday, May 12 ha another game Sunday Courtney's vs. Bakerton, 1 p.m. afternoon Courtneys scored a Sm.t's vs. Ion's I p.m. 7.2 viotory over Smoots, wilh 13 races Badger vs. Merchant & Nol- Irving Grey getting the victory and, 3 p.m. for Courtney's. Creamer's vs. Corkey's, 3 p.m. In the fourth game Sunday Harpers Ferry vs" Frederick' Cerkey'sblankedtheFredorJck5 p. n. batsmen 6-0 with Dave Tradl |||lll[l|v -- O -- turning in another pitching per The Harpers Ferry sftball" formance" 1111 IBBI era remain unbeaten ,in the And in the fifth and cmal Jefferson Coumy Softball Lea game of the Mternoon Frank gue after five games, as the Simons pitdhed the Harpers 5 1 result of scoring a pair of vic- Ferry ,batsmen to a 10-4 victory tortes the past week. over Bakerton. The week's league action opened Wednesday May 1, with Stargell receives ,humanitari- the lrederick Md. batsmen an award. .loin the fun Saturday night for Charles Town's Lucky 13. Two daily doubles, the Big E amd lots of actas and tdzactes. ICharlesl lt2Townl lThe Chades Town Turf ub i I Phone for infonnion: i Washinston 737-23231 1 Baltimore 665-02001 ,i (BY NANCY ROTH) We had another cold day fo Ladies Day on Thursday, the ............ second of May. However, we had seventeen ladies out o i "11" * 1' Plre tournament of the ..lt0ugar/r=0 ur Johnson, McD0n0ugh, was a Blind Draw Partnership. I = , In this mntch Joke drew ,he,rewarr rrnve Tough Field Events names of partners out of the[ ............. hat. [ The trio of Jefferson High able to finish first in ei.ther The winners of .the day ere [ track and field stats shown this because of ha,vin big Den the partnership of Biddy Snootlabove (IeR o rig, ht) - Dennis nis and big Steve in front of and Nancy Roth. Betty IvisIJohnson, Steve /McDonough! him, he has picked up a num. won he ball for Low Puts. In ]and Arthur Stewart have pro- ber of three-place points. In the nine .hole group Katherine yen to be real ,tough for .the: the Clarke Couy meet 'held Friday April 30, in Clarke Cou my Johnson won bo ,the d2s- cuss and hotptR events with McDonough finishing second in both and Stewart third. John son tossed .the discuss ,134 feet I and .nChes to win, hi.le McDonough ad a toss of 122- feet, 2 inches for second place, and Stewart l134eet and one inch ,for ,third. In the shotput against ,the Eagles, i was Johnson, first wRh a ,toss of 47 feet, fottr inch es, McDonough second width a i,toss of 45 feet mae inch. opposition ,in e :field even, ts of sectional and area track and field meets this season, a.nd ,they have chalked up a ,host of points for ,the Cougar hin clads, and are expected ,to be op contenders for Regional crowns in Ohe discuss and shot p events. Johnson and Mc Donough ,have scored poits n every meet ,this season, with Johnson.finishing irst in most meets in the discuss and Me- Donot, gh in ,the shotgut. And while Stewart has not ,been es scored an 8-5 victory over if-luck and Dirine; and uVarcia Butts and Debhie Scott defet- ed Jackie Larson and Joan Baker of Loudoun Valley 8-6. The Cougar doubles combine of Nichols and Thornton losl by a 1-8 core 4 Johnson and Fowler. 'Phe .match which was to have been played with Westminster Md., High Thursday May 2, had to be postponed because of rain. - Sen. Leonard To Give l Legidative Report To County GOP Women Sermtov Louise Leonard will ,report on the 1974 session of the State Legislature  e Regublican Women of ,the Cou- nty on Wednesday, MW 15h. The neeting wLlt be t the home of ,Mrs, Robert Wallich i,n Hrpers Ferry at 2 p. m. Al interested rsons are cordially Moler "was "the winner of Low Pu,tts. The pairings for the "La4ies Spring Tounamer#t" are: Nan cy Roth and Dot Trussell, Mary Ann Hammann and Ginny Dor sey, Dottle Gil4wald and Betty Davis, Edna Clendening and Lucille Butera, Biddy Smoot and Martha Smith, ('Jtavlotte Gaho and Marge Brown, Helen Wright and Jane Duffy and D Brown and Ethlyn McDon aid. Four teams braved .the ele- ments and played their first round on Thursday. Biddy Smoot and Matha Smith had a "best ,ball" round of 71, Char lotte Gang and Margile Brown, 75, Edaaa Clendemng and Lue- ille Butera, 77 and Dot)tie Gill- wald and Betty Davis had an 80. The high spot of the day, and I didn't get to see R, was Do, tie Gillwald 4adiwg ha he creek, up to her knees to re- trieve ,her ball. I checked with Dottle the next day and, ,no she didnR catch pnemnonia! Cougar Girls' Netters' Defeat Loudoun Valley The Jefferson High ,girls' ten nis ,team chalked up their seventh victory in nine match- es Monday afternoon, ,when they scored a 7-2 decision over l the girls from Loudoun Va,ileyl High of Pttrcellville, Va. It was the second time .this season Coacen Pat Dickens' girls hae defeated the Loudoun Valley girls. The first was by a 9-0 score in Pureelville. The Jefferson Girls seared five singles and two doubles wins o take the match. Pmn P,ierce . opened he match :by giving Jefferson a -i/:ory, defoating Fdm Huck 8-4. Mar*ha Hayes made i 2-0 with an 8-3 victory over Nancy Divine and Trudy Anders made it 34) Jefferson .with a 9-7 who over Theresa Johnson. Then Nancy Nichols dropped her sing4es mah ,to Dabble Fowler of Loudoun Valley by a 7-9 Score. KiSty qhorrton came back make it 4-1 wif an 8-1 ,wn over Pa RoHns of Loudoun Valley al Bonnie Randolph of ;he Cougars won over Liz Brat non by an 8-5 score. In the doubles competition Trudy Anders and Man, ha Ha Super Beetle $2849" WE HAVE THE CURE FOR-THE BUG. PINTO $2442 A 'healthy $407 less than VW! Good looking! American-made. Pinto! Standard features include rack-and-pinion steering, front disc brakes and overhead cam engine! So, see your Ford Dealer -get better! "Based on comparison of base model sticker prices. Destination charges extra, and may affect comparison in some areas. . Your Ford Dealers. Small Car Headquarters. JEFFERSON COUNTY MOTORS, Inc. 100 South West Street Charles Town, W. Va.