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[ i i i ii i SECTION B---SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, AUGUTS 3, 1961 In " J i J I rl I, i rc ague E', st, I BY M AX BROWN , :. HEFoRINTENDSshenandoahtO pUtDowns}]is $300,000to stage ab~ab-big Sept. 4th [ a catcher / ]the county to enthusiasts of this Dr J f son y A rtt in operation here this winter, it seems to us that I Action in the Jefferson Little ,er and shortstop and Greg Stevens I i gh nagl f ntih ir ~cnt~lr, s t r~iag:t I League wound up Monday even- also a pitcher and shortstop were [ / ball championship along with top bout time Frank Turner the major domo of bowling ling and with the end came lhe ] named from the Braves. Johnny ] [ teams from Chicago, Detroit, Cin- ttagerstown, was turning over a few shovels of dirt lannuncement of the players who Kite, a pitcher and third baseman I Icinnati. Pittsburgh, Detroit, St. enandoah Plaza, ournew ShOo_ pl)ing center site. lin the minds of the managers of I and Mike MeKee, also a pitcher I / Louis, New York and St. Paul will Iwell enough in the past season to I from the Indians. , I / ion at Legion Park in Charle,~ OK I the six teams, have performed and third baseman were namedI I be the Sunday afternoon attract- Day doubleheader, with nine-race programs both I be selected to the League All-Star With the season no, at a close ] | Town. i afternoon and evening. More later but you can go Ileum. land the Dodgers once again chum I | Under the managership of the I And in making the selections Ipins for the eigthth time in ten [ [ veteran Sam Webb. former New the managers picked three from years, all players, sponsors, man- iiii:::i: !i!i il York Gianl great, the Printers with your plans for the big holiday fight now. [theDodgers, thedefendingleaguelagers and league officers andi !i!iii i i!i i i "11ml l[ lannually come up with one of the ARLES TOWN Legion baseball heads are bending Ichampions, who won twelve games [ their families will enjoy their an I | standout semi-pro teams in the aackwards these days in an effort to schedule a game land dropped only three; three I nual year end picnic at the Little I | nalion's capitol. In Harry Russell. the undefeated Funkstown (Md.) team of the ]nde- Iwere also named from the third I League field at Legion field SaturI ..... [1hey lmve one of the best all-a- League. The Marylanders have racked Up 17 Iplace Cubs and the same number I day a,fternoon, it was announced I ........... ;- - ' ........ n _nlzed/round catchers ever to be devtlop ' from the fourth nlace Giants The I Tuesday I Tie l~ougers nave none it gain. for tie eigmn time in tne ten yea~ tie tongue has ,ee orga / ....... "-. , ,- ~ eft in lie, wasnlnglon area ,'ht to date. o-------- Indians Braves and ~rankees'each I Tl~e affair will -et underwa,, at I the Dodgers have won the league championship and once again they did it with plenty of margin to/ . :' . .." ,7 .. . Ir .. .p. .... Z Ispare The Dodgers managed by Russell Miller, with Carl Merchant as his assistant, registered aI m [n e open?nggameot me tour WRENCE 'LEF I CKNER of Boyce, Va., who piaceo two men on me team. ] a p. m. ann m aoaitmn to reIresn- ] record! of 12 victories as against only three defeats and one of those loses came in the final gameI name on ~lonaay of this weeK, Named from the Dongers were [ ments, a numoer ot special evems I which had to be called early because of rain. ' This year as in past years, the Dodgers started off| the Washington Printers scored a several excellent games for the Charles Town Ray Burcker, not only one of the ! of entertainment have been arran I on" a winning streak and were never in trouble all the way. The Braves. their nearest competitors,16 to 1 decision over Pittsburg to took over the mound again last Sunday and shut- [best pitchers and all around ball[ged, i were three games back with ~t 9-6 mark. And as a part of their reward for winning the,flhampion-imove up in tourney play. Sleepy Creek team of the Tri-County league with- player in the league but also one For instance there will be sack ship again, the entire squad of 15. players and. the nat boy, plus several enaperones shiana onmtanager/n --..~.,q'h'~" ..,iN ..................... ....... t. C'h~.~S ..... "r.,~n of the leadi-~, hitters" Gre~, Cor- races" annie dunkina for which I Ru~ell Miller and his assistant will be priwleged to see the New York Yankees and W a ngt. Se a-| Sunday with a lineun of veterarl ,hit for six innings. Buckner was pitching for the h~..,h,~ ~t~'~ ..... a ~'. h,~ ~.,~ . tb,~ ~,i~%%'~ will 13e rewarded [ tors battle in a doubleheader attraction in Grifflth stadium Sunaay, august 13. Memners oz me team/ ..,^. _2". _...~ _-" .... :t.,.t. ~.: .,, , . . . ,, ..................................... ht.--- . .... . nester te m. o-------- I .... ' .......v ............................ I ~ ~h,wn ~haw ,~ fraiL, raw t~ft ~ ~, "Pete" Beahm David White Billy Merchant Mike/pln.yels t~ltU d twaltl wltzttt tza~ at" the league s top catchers, piteher w~th prizes. There will also be two [ n,,~,, w,,~,,t R..... ;a,~ n~,nv ~i~hals and James Sensene.v Back row left to right'---Ru.~eli| ways given the Legmn plenty of I~NANDOAH D~ is off to a highly successful land hitter and Bill Merchant also [ softball games, with the league I M]i'~e'r"m~'age'r' l~i'ke~K~is'nerKe':~t~h "Wagner, Craig Kasfle,~Ray Btu:cher, Greg Corbin. Edward" Aleshire. ,trouble. In lefty Greg Morris, the i a fine pitcher and outfielder and tAll-Stars battling the mothers in ' Jim itammond' Junior Beahan, Carl Merchant, assistant manager. 1 Printer's have one of the most re. both in attendance and an upsurge in the mutuels. [a good clutch hitter. [one game and the fathers meet-I ~ Iliable southpaws in this area. Saturday some 10,000 plus fans kept the turnstiles I From the Cubs, the managers ling the team managers and league I --.~ ---- - ~ ~ -- ~ I Gene Melito and Jim Gallaher are for the lar est crowd of the season among West Vir- I named Ken Wasson, the hard hit l officials in another. I I[ l HI~IL"II I E'~--l~l~ll IP'AlllAn$1nl~mu~,A OAnipiliUii their fire bailing z'ighthander~ g , s race tracks. And there s no gettmg around the fact I ring catcher for the Cubs; Nelson I "Skinny" Hammond, league I l~lr.~~l[l[[lll[-~l[l~]lII 1~L~l~l~.IIIIlll ~k.]llll~l[lllii~ [I" Illll 1 ~Manager Webb said today that it the beautiful night track with it s glamorous cool and I Wilt, a third baseman and Don- IPresident, said this week he and I ~l~" ml ~ m~m~mmW~" ~~--"---- ~----W~m~----~ --w... will bc one of these three pitchers I nie Willingham, shortstop. I other league officers wish to ex- [ ~ .. . II 1 mm ' ~ml n I who will start the game here Sun Y star-light terrace, is a mighty inviting spot during I Named from the Giants were: ]press appreciation to all the leagllr i: I--1 Irl=ml Ida y, against Manager Woody Wal hot summer evenings. Yes, sir ree we would have I Steve Anderson, second baseman; ]ue umpires, the mothers who help I 1" l~llr'l~ Inllll llfllfl|lll~_[lll ~LflllllllllrV ILlllll_ [ter s boys. Y that General Manager Bob Leawtt s operatmns, [Jimmy Heflebower, a shortstop[ed with the concession stand; Mar[~l~U ll~llll llll I' OWll~m~mmm ~'~lllllll ~llm~' [ Wailers said if Dick Forrest's ; racing, bonanza, party nights, etc., have not only [ and Terry Rowland, a pitcher and I ion Lanham, the groundskeeper; [ _ _ _~ . " [ ankle injury is not troubling him ' the lead---but are far out in front of 'em all. /fir teebl S ma in, andlHhay 'eaEVeanuSmpihrOesa r n edsf:rli @| @ | " -- . -- ndrt,tlookegd O KhahedPelra nedlat; WGRATULATIONS to the Little League Innddy Lanham, a shortstop and/Merchantwhodonatedarefrigera/leSllenIllI I:STOTeS L/evel0pmenTla a nst, o r,n, .. or,o , .. [ars for the grand job they turned in during the tour- ] pitcher, were selected from the ! tor for use in the concession stand [ .... I n't pitched for two Sundays now [ Yankees; and Wayne Hill a pitch. ~ at the ball field. / . BY DON RENTCH I a later date. ~ ~ can see no reason why a develop- I and if he is right the Washington play. It was a tough loss for the youngsters in the Name most any type of outdoor The development will be char. ment of lhis. lype localed(,.in such team~, will find him tough to col~ with Weirton but they're still champs in our books [ I~_l_..-a---- i l___t.~--..,IL. .... llll~l~ l~---&.* .... I sport except golf and you'll find tered as the Glenn Development [a picturesque and strate~,lC spot |with. ......... ay. We're proud of you boys. / [I]~K~r][O~. ~l~[n~il~[I vr~ L~nl[~[l[~ | it included in the varied recreat-I Company, with Dr Marshall I will not only meet wire pumit [ Jack 1vletzer, tie uig left nanoer I .......... " ............ ~ ..... ~" ......... I ~,,,,~ ~,,u~,~ ...... ~ioh Jefferson / Glenn Mrs Alice Glenn, Walter I support among golf enthusiasts will also be around for duly if SELL POTTS, pens in his 'Sports Scene' colu, mn /~ nunnS II~ ~ ~ n I qPOll n"a'~'~eoarain. *a/ Glenn'and l~Irs Conrad Itammann[ but also persons looking f~r size-[Forrest doesn't get the starttl~ n lille- Inn announ"emnt made this week/as the incorporators l able and attracii, e residentiai leall Game time will be at 2"30. Northern Virginia Dailey newspaper: "George illlle COt ffl t, OU Lea ue , . .. . ,. .,. . ., , re, the basketball coach for years at Mart!nsburg _ . _ .._... _ . ... - . [by Dr. Marshall (Little Sleepy) i Ready By Next Summer I hU v ngstteSman Jefferson Coun I p m Sunday. Glenn, prominent Charles Town ese lans are to have the ry any y coach varsity basketball next year. Its even [ Kake10n, YtW ll0lh 3t0re Victories modern facilities forPr. ..... at p Ity g, olf enthusmsts" a e" Uavelhng" " . IShenandoah Junction 8 14 amazing when you think back to just last winter / ~ ~ gott course ann onwng range n .... to such places as Hagerstown a a W~th the end draw near the [ golfing will also be avadable ]n com"leted and read" for use by I * . . I " " g . v ~ Frederick, Md, Purcellville Va. e fer Count thletic Club George took a club that was supposed to be just I TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE town pitchers fpr 20 hits and 12 late May or early June, 1962 " " ' t nd won 19 games out of 20 and went on to the state [ ...... [runs / sprt bY the time anther Spring Glenn said The of lantin / ...... '" "* and Martmsburg to play golf and holds a slim lead in the Jefferson )ionship in tIuntington . puzzling9 9. 9. I ~tz~m~am~ ~ ar.,~a,*o n . . /~,~n ...... ,-,~I~ ~, .... n . . .., ~ .. e . ~'/1 bedeve rifemarch to tlae gozt ~ Count- Softball Leaoue with a re TEAM W L Pet course m the afterno6n s, even --o---------- After the xirst three ~rames .... ~'-"'"'~" ~ ............ ~rees ann omer snruoDery ~s ex- , ~ ~ ' SUNDAY BASEBALL attraction which brings I "[ Jamison hurled not-hit and no run] Dr. Glenn, a fine golfer himself, pected to be started in September,/in~,s'and on weekends would be lcrd of 16 wctones and eight de. Bakerton 13 2 .867 ball [and an ardent promoter of the There are two large wells on[.~,'~ .... t,,~ it" ,,,,lei.~ ~,,ititi~[~ea.Is'. .... .... in motion ~ ~, ~, K' " ~;ormey At~lO Parts ~atcmen are Trdon Printers from Washington here to :face th@ VFW .... 10 4 .714t A three run homer by Lyle|sp:r , fhoaSaalcr:uandtYr S lub for the the'property which will provide|we're to e ma le avaiiablecloser l in second place with'a 1310 mark a,-could certainly thrn out to be a big one for Man- Winchester Ke~ets 9 6 .5OOlNicewarner had given Leetown an/P Y an ample water supply for the/at home, Dr Glenn said I..~ .... , ..... n ~.~h~.., ,., Sleepy Creek 8 6 .571 1 early first inning lead But by bun/county. Countr,, Club Dr Glenn said 1 " " ! "~' ~'"' '" '~ s,,,,u t, .......... Woody Waiter's outfit, if they can take the measure Berkele PI c 7 7 ~00 " f - ' ~ overtake the leaders Printers. For the second traight year the Printers y a e .. ] chmg seven hsts in thezr half o / Work was started several weeks For some time Dr Glenn and/ ,_ta..... l~Ll.&.. ] ,,,..~.,:....,n ch,,~'.~.~a.~, T..,- lootinz at National championship baseball honors in Tomahawk 4 11 .26Tithe opening fram@', the Bakgrton ago on the task of converting a- hfs son'Walter have I)een cons[d-| Jenersun t nneunt Leetown 4 11 .267 batsmen moved ahead and stayed bout 80 acres of a 226.acre farm o,.i,,o th~ in...~ ..... o.~i.. ,,mo/ I. . "" - " " . ..... ~ ..................... e, ....... , IO De macle up. bracket and a win for the Legion would certainly Winchester 3 11 214 m front the rest of the way: Ray- which Dr. Glenn owns on the of this rich farmland into a coun/rh,h [ |$a lM [ their prestige on the diamond this year. AUGUST 6 . mond N4cewarner, D0nme ~e~ze! Warm Springs,Road. into a mod- try club and fashionable residen-/ ,uuu ,a u I Churchill hailed 'as he' leaves ~ ,~.. .... -. and ~tay .Jamison air ~aueneoern country crop type oevelop- tial develonment / o,~,~... .~.,-,,.~ I~,.~... ~r^... " , ,at ~.~..~ .+ u.~t..~., u,~o~thesr battmg averages m Su y s ment to be known as Sleepy Hol- With ~olf becomin~ more popul| [ L PORE LEAVING the ball park last Sunday, Walter eepy reex at eetown " " " ida ' .- ..,,. ........ ................... a ..... game low Country Club and Estates .- " -" TEAM W L ~ ----'-" *- ~, veteran manager and coach of Baltimore s Leone s Tomahawk at Gerrardstown "~:: ................. '"^"s rou " ar w~th each passmg year and[ , __ ~ I Committee amendsbil[Ao aid group of fans: "I can't remember when~our ]3oys Bakerton at Winchester . x~e mar.tmsouxg yr, vv~ The section of the farm on with more people moving into Jef|J. C. A.C. l~i s Ichildren of jobless - ted me wmchester l~eoeis oy an ever lost two games to the same team in one AI+~- ......... ~- -i ..... e ......... which the Country Club will be lo ferson County and seeking good|Cortney Auto 13 10l ...... _ The Legion is always tough to beat, he said, ,,~,.~. t~:~ ,~ ? ~_ ,--_~ ~x-x,score maimy on tie s~rengtn cited is only a few hundred yards building sites, Dr. Glenn said he Duke's Diner 10 14~ GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY weeks oI acuon remaining ann o~ me right arm ot ~uaoy ~us- off. of U. S. Route 340. East of still time for anythi~ig to happen, ter Who handcuffed the Virgin- Charles Town. near Baumgard- .certainly thought we had 'em with plenty to spare." Walter--you were not by yourself because we with" some 200 other Legion supporters thought the Way. 4) RAMEY'S single scored Scatty Johnson with which gave Halltown a6 to 5 verdict over Clarke Esso in a thrilling 14-inning soft ball game last in Winchester. Bill Longerbe m pitched the en- In tournament play, Halltown was nipped by Lucky Inn which advanced to the tourney finals Virginia city. O" A YEAR a group of young upstarts gather on Soldier Field to try to prove that experience best teacher. After winning only eight of 27 with world champion pro football teams, led by All-American Joe Bellino, Mike Lilly, Tom Brown and Coach Otto Graham, the field (Friday on your ABC-TV sets) with one of PAGE 2--B TURN TO PAGE 2--B Don't Miss The Great AUGUST 7 THRU 12 to date the Bakerton Senators and inns on seven base hits. He struck the Martinsburg Veterans of For out six and had a shut out going eign Wars batsmen seem to be until the eighth frame when Orn waging the only real battle for dorff connected for a home run. the championship of the Tri-Coun Meanwhile the Vets were making ty Baseball League with both the most of 10 hits to run up a bul teams winning Sunday's battles to ging lead in the first two frames. keep pace with each other. The Two walks, a three run homer Bakerton boys, who hold a two by Mary Yurish and triple by and one half game lead to date, Shug Coleman sent the Vets a- didn't gain any ground last Sun-fiend 4-0 in the opening frame. day, nor did the VFW boys as far Two walks and singles by Charlie as the top spot is concerned. The Baker, Chalky Hopkins and Cole VFW boys did strengthen their man" shoved three more runs a- lead on the runner up spot. cross in the second inning. Cole- The Bakerton batsmen scored man had three hits to pace the a decisive 12.5 victory over the Vets' attack: Leetown Club on the Bakerton din Meanwhile at Sleepy Creek, Lef ner's Cn)ss Roads. It is a part of what is known as the Pleasant Prospect, or Riddle farm. Plans for a nine hole golf cour se and a large driving range to be located on the southeast corner of tl e course, have already drawn and the job of constructing th'e greens, tees and long and wide fairways is now in full' swing. Dr. Glenn said this week "he hopes to ha~e everything in xead- iness by September; for a Fall seed ing of the proper type of grass. Three greens'have already been built with six more to follo~ in th@ next week or two. mond with Gerald Jamison set- ty Larry Miller played the major Nine Hole Caurse fling down after a shaky start to role in the, Morgan County team i_ Dr. Glenn.said, that although hurl his team to a seven hit vic- breaking it s two game losing m.e course wm ve a. nme nor, ~t tory. At the same time his team streak by stopping the Winches- wall be constructed m such a man mates were blasting several Lee- ter eVa ~ Club by a 9-2 score I ner that golfers will be using dif Miller hurled a five hitter as lferent tees and will be playmg Sleepy Creek upped it's season's a different course for the second 106th 75 ACRES OF FU ,EDUCATION AND AMUSEMENTS ON THE MILE LONG MIDWAY! NEW RIDES! NEW SHOWS! MORE EXHIBITION HArt 0PEN 6 DAYS AND 6 NISHTS. Livestock Agriculture Horticulture Commerciol Poultry (University of Marylond) Machinery Future Formers of America 4-H Club Doings L,ON'T LET ANYTHING STOP You FROM SEEING THE FAMOUS ATTRACTIONS on the GRANDSTAND! TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY SHOWTIME 8:30 P.M. ! General Admission For Grandstand .... 75c Children under 12 admitted free mark ,to 6-6. And Miller helped his own cause with a single and double. Also Sunday the Berkdey Place Yanks handed the Tomahawk bats men their seventh consecutive set back by a 7-3 score. Tomahawk, behind righthander Waytie Spies, heTd a 2-0~lead fbr five innings but Berkeley Place deadlocked the tilt at 2- all in the sixth and kayoed the tiring Spies with a four run Spree in the sev- enth before reliever Robert Stearns came onto choke off the rally ...... Agee Shiflett and Jimmy Felt- net combined to limit Tomahawk tO eight hits including three sin- gles by Charlie Fink and a pair of one base blows by ButCh Rup- penthal. Jerry Stuckey had three hits, Feltner had two singles and Jack Ellis smacked out a double for the Yanks. MRS. VIRGINIA ALBIN BUYS EBY FARM FOR $35,000 At a Trustee's sale in front of the court house last Saturday mor ning, July 29, the John Eby farm located on the Charles Town-Lee town Road was sold for $35,000. The farm contains 195 acres. Purchaser was Virginia E. Albin. GO TO' CHURCH SUNDAY USE THE CLASSIFIEDS nine holes, than for the first nine. The holes will vary in length from 150 to 490 yards, with the first third and nine holes to be the longest. There will be the us- ual difficult water and sand traps found on any golf course, which! makes for! a (ougher cburse to: play, Dr. Glenn said. The drivirtg Tinge will provide a place for newcomers to the game to learn to drive and also for others to use in improving their drives, Glenn said. The lon[t range plans also call for the Conversion of a large dwel ling incited in a grove of trees on the northeast corner of the de- velopment for use as a modern and adequate clubhouse some time in the near future, Dr. Glenn said. And if the development proves to be as popular as it is ex pected, the plans also call for the construction of a swimming pool ,near the clubhouse. A wide strip of the area which borders on the Warm Springs road has ben set aside as a site for a residential development area The lots will front on the Warm Springs Road and they will be laid off in half-acre units and sold on that basis, Glenn said. Plans are to have two entrances to the Country Club, one from U. S, Route 340 and another from the Warm Springs Road. The C!ub will be a family type semi-private operation with a lim Red amount of stock to be sold at Here's our special 1961 FORD FAIRLANE SAVE WITH IF YOU WANT F'EATUkES OTHER COLORS LOW LOW BUILT.TO YOU'LL SAVE DOWN MONTHLY BE MORE JUST AS PAYMENTS TERMS i SERVICE.FREE MUCH SPECIALLY PRICED! LOOK WHAT YOU SAVE! August "White Sale" Specials apply to all 1961 Ford Galaxies, Fairlaries, Fairlane 500's, Wagons - also Falcons and Falcon Wagons. Nothing reserved! Nothing . held back! Every '61 car must go during our special "White Sale" Clearance. They'll sell fast-so be here arly for the best o buys and biggest selection! r.O,A.l~ ! II Illl | II II I ]lilll I L /i"