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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE SECTION B---SPORTS PAGE TItURSI)AY, AUGUST 13, 1959 VIEWS BY MAX BROWN to Participate In Star Game in Bluefield .................. ,:,,.r : MILTON COOPER, out- .... standing football, baseball and track star at Charles Town High School for the ...... past three years, left Wed- nesday morning for Athens, W. Va., where he will join a squad of West Virginia scholastic All-Stars who be, gan training there this morn- ing for a pre-season football game with a group of high school All-Stars from either Virginia or Kentucky. Al- though details concerning the forthcoming grid battle were vague this morning, it Understood that the game will lie played either Fri. or Saturday, August 21 or "22 in Bluefield. The time game, and purpose of 'it could not be learned. )rding to Charles Town Hio-h's head coach Richard the invitation for Cooper to join the West squad came from Coach Frank Howard, former at Bluefield, who apparently is to be head coach West Virginia squad. Cooper, who has gained recognition for his football ability in the past two was sought by Howard as one of the halfbacks West Virginia team, Harmison said. West Virginia team will train at Concord College, for the next week and then move over to Blue- for the game. far as could be learned Cooper is the only selection this section to be invited to participatein the game. he still has another year of high school left, will not be eligible to participate in sports at Town High next year because of being over-age. EDITORIAL WRITER and columnist, Henry (H Morrow, hit an 'inside-the-park" home run last Fri- ar Martinsburg's Memorial Park as the 'old- bowed to the youngsters in a soft ball match, a of the Shepherdstown Presbyterians picnic... Vs- Coils On "TV Friday Night ; WHICH SEEMS to begin earlier ever), Will have one of its speial pre-season games Friday When the College AlbStars play the Baltimore Colts, of the National Football League. ABC will east the contest from Soldiers Field, Chicago, al m. If the wife or daughters do not like football, they would like the half-time show when the own, Pc., high school band. with eight majorettes major, will play and march... EPING STEP WITH the times and a believe,-that to advertise, general manager Lou Pondfield of aries Town track has had a large sign board erected entrance to the track on Route 340, on your lef go to Harpe'rs Ferry. The big sign will carry the of the track, racing dates and will be lighted at Football Stadium At ierd. Now Shaping Up GRASS PLANTED the foolball stadium on new at .rd College is coming along fine and from all early ions it will be ready for the" Dedication and Home- ;game with Potomac State on October 10. Right lis the only game Shepherd'officials are considering ihe new stadium for this fall. The permanent con- deachers have been completed and these will acco- 1.700 persons... Maryland Football .... " Make Appearance E RAL LOCAL FOOTBALL fans. have Mready their tickets for the West Virginia Mountaineers Maryland on Saturday, September 19. Better urs right away because all indications point to a turn out for "this one... n To Page 2-B Turn To 2-13 I J ~ ~ The State On Parade l JI | -- 35th Annual Biggest, es, /;i U P Tdl I i'0f Wes(Virgmna !lltU --Hll . _ ,.Y Noon thru Saturday Nlght--Fa,r lHff. Zt 29 U~Bet ween_ l,ew) sbu:'g-Ronceverte (:~ I/" t[~ It - Kirby Gr~Glor~~ AIHff A~ Fanny stars of the TV-Radio Westerns to trillS, qL~ /UIIII| Appear in Person Two Nights Only. .....__ ~'~ ~ Mon.-Tue., Aug. 24-25. 7:00 and 9:30 ~.A.~Afternoon On~Y!--Eight ~._.MM!dget Car Races--2:00 p.m. tons Crew Cuts I ~al Quarte/ of Hit Makers i Ch~rlie-McCarthy Mortimer-~neld ;on Wednesday-Thursday I and ~'ffie Klinker Friday-Saturday ~lY~__Hear The Crew Cuts: ' Nights Only: Don't Miss ltl ~.__ i[~ I[~ Massive Outdoor Spectacular--l$~ tin q,'Oaa Ii~lH/~ltP[~ Gril Dance Line of Charm and Vi. till l][l U II[l[llUl~/~ tallty--Beauty Under the Stars-- Wed thru Sat.--2 Shows Nlghtlyt Bill Williams and His Orchestra lag Exhibits All W~ek--Army Engineers Greenup (Ky.) Locks l~U. S. Air Force Academy Model Campus--W. Va. Prison Pro. river Safety Demonstrations--Four W. Va. University Displays Iht Horse Shows--18 Harness Races Orce F-102 Delta Dagger Jet Fiahter ~ling Oriental Fireworks Each Night---Seven State Hi~ School ins Week---TUESOAY, Children's Day with Daylight Plrewnrgs ?HURSDAY, W. Va. and Governor's Day with Six State Queens, burg Moose Lo:h~e Girls Drill Team th'e "Greenbrler Long Rif Gnard. and Livestock Parade at 6:00 p.m.--FRIDAY, Farm Ma- rad~ 6:00 p.m.--SATURDAY, the W. Va. Industrial School Boys Druni & Bugle Corps._Added Pony Races Wslson Big Msdway Shows,Rides Charles Town High Candidates Leave iFor,Camp Monday King football is now marshall- ing forces for an early September invasion of the gridiron stadiums across the nation and here i:a this county and sec't.ion no exception has been made in calling on the scholas,tic a:t, hletes w~ho will be sta g,ing these foo~tba'll battles this Pall to come and ge't ready for the great outdoor produotions. For in ~,tance in Charles Tow,'a the first ~a~thering of t~hese boys who will be trying for the ChaHes Town High football squad, has been set for Saturday evening at 6:30 at the Charles Town High. Head CoaCh Dick Harmison said a total of 47 boys have al- ready signed as candida,tes for t'he Pan'her squad, and it's ~ossible obhers m~y be added to the list by Sa'turday n.igh't. One of the mater purposes of Vhe Salturday niffh~t get-to-get(her is to wrap up all loose ends i,~ connection with opening of the annual Charles Town pre-season grid training camp w~hich will get 'mderway Monday at Camp Toma hawk on Back Creek in Berkeley County. This will mark the fourth year Coach Harm ison has bee,n able to take his football eandida'tes to a pre-season training camp and the Ohird year for the Back Creek tra~n,ing si~te. CoaCh Harmison said the cam,p will last for a period of ten days t w~hich time the boys w4il be brou~hlt back to Charles Town to conttinue their dally workouts on the Legion field. Details concerning the trai,~- ing cam, p were no't a~ailable Tues d, ay, because many of t~hem are st,ill to be worked ou't Harmison said. Pra,otiee Will also be sltarted at Mar~tins~burg Hig'h School Mon- day morning wt 9 and Monday ev ening cand:ida,tes for ~he 1959 Shepherds'town High squad have been asked to meet at the high sOhool a't 6:30 to get ready for t'heir pre-seaso.n workouts. ::keOUld not be learned this w when the new coaches a~t Harpers Ferry High School will issue t'he call for t~heir 1959 grid candidates since nei0her of Vhem are due to arrive in the coun'ty un ~i'l t~he la~t'ter part of t~his week. So once again ,)he sounds of grun, ts and groans, the comolain'ts of sore and achi,r~g muscles, and 0he sound of the lea,~her of foot- baH sq~es meeting the p,igsk~n of ,~h6 foot, trolls, will be heard around ,~he see,ion sta#ting nex~ week. And ,)his sound will not only con- ~tInue. bu. increase in tempo as AuguSt gives vcay to Sept, ember, ',hen O otober and fi,nally Novem- ~ber. Th~s week has been planning time for coa'ehes of the seotAon and area-a,time when t~hey work ~hard getting prac,tiee equipment ready to be issued and the foot- Assistant Coach Charh Town High ~RONALD F. PHILLIPS Yankees Hold Slim/Washin, ton's "Fearsome Foursome" Leadln Half To Appear At Jefferson County's Fair Jefferson League JEFFERSON LEAGUE STANDING OF TEAMS TEAM ~V L Yankees 5 1 Giants 5 2 Indians 5 2 Cubs 2 5 Dodgers 2 5 Braves 1 5 GAMES OF THE WEEK Aug. 13-Dodgers vs Yankees Aug. 14-Yankees vs Cubs Aug. 17-Giants vs Dodgers Aug. 18-Indians vs ~n'.tves Aug. 19-Braves v~ Yankees After a close race in Vlae first half of play in which the Indians and Yankees finally finished in a deadlock, the Gia,nts. Yankees and Indians are all three once a- gain battling neck and neck for the second half title in Jefferson Lit.tie League play, with the Yan- Rockets ToMatch 20.13 Hark Against . . ::. ..: ~g The Andrews Air Force Ba~e 'Rockek~" baseball club from An- drews Field near Washington. D. C.. who have been annual visitors to Charles Town's Legion Park for many years will be the Sun- day attraction, meeti,ng the Le~- ion team here at 2:30 p. m. ~d~t). Playing a 50-game schedule this season, tl~e 'Rockets' will come to Charles Town Sunday with a re- cord of 20 victories as against 13 losse~. "Phey number in their start ing lineup several players who have had minor league experieil- ces and their scheduled starting pitcher here Sunday. 'Rick' Ever- ell who has an 8 and 5 mark to date. is a member of the M~lwau- kee Braves orga,nization of the di~.~ National League. Such stand out diamond per- .~ formers as Jim Stephens, Hoop , | ~i~ Hopper. Lou Ctlrry, Htley Corpier and Willie Jone.~ who have up- When Charles Town Hig'h's 1959 kees holding a slim half game lead football candidates repor't for prac a.t the presen~ time. The Yankees tice ,next week 'to open their pre- have won five as agalnst only one season training on hand to assist defeat while both the Indians and head Coach Richard Hm~nison Giants have won the same num ill be Ronald F. Phillips, former ber of games, bu.t 'have dropped star oI the Pairmor~t Sta'te College two games. they have been making a hit with on the smaller night club and mark, Willie Jones and Hoop Hooper center and left fielders are u~.h ,h,,,.,ftball team for,,,, +,,~ ,~three years. ~ho In the latest league action Mon other entertainment circles around the eastern part of the eountry. [ hit.ting .367 and .343. was only recently named as as- day evening the Dodgers who have. The four are as shown, left to right:---Harmon Killebrew. who is sistant coac~l at Charles Townbeen having trouble winning Vhis ~oun~yS~oa'~ of~Ec~:]catron:ersn season, really poured it on the I The ~ p~o('k(~t S~ are managed and Braves by a one sided lO-O score, coae,hed by the veteran Larry 1,|11 "Rc~" as t~he new coach is bet- Jimmy Hill was on the mound ton. a veteran of Service baseball 'ter known is a n~tive of ~idgeley, for the Dodgers and he limi,ted for a number of years and no W. Va. w~here ,he was graduated the Braves to one hit wh.ile his stranoer to Legion Park l'ar~s here. from Ridgeley ,High School before tetvmmates were pounding D. Ott The ball club. carrying" 25 play- going to Fairmon,t Sta;te. While at freely, ers, coaches and a trainer, will ar rive in Charles Town Sunday at bot'h tZidgeley H'ig~ and Fai~,mon,t Saturday afternoon in a game l are this year giving the Senators the best 1-2-3-4 punch in base-, 12 noon and have their lunch at State, he starred in boVh football and basketball. At Ridgeley High which drew the largest crowd of lball and they are the reasons the Washington team is leadirgI the Legion Home before going to ,he played i~hree years of footba,ll, t~he season and which was attend t the American League in home runs. a't end and hal, fback, and t~hree ed by Charles Town and visiting l Ivhe ball park. yeals of basketball, ,playing a Lions the India,ns scored a close ]-- ~ ItheSeekingseasontheira, ad theirSixteentheighthwinwinf guard pos't. He was a mem,ber of 9-8 decision over the Dodgers des ]vid Grey hurled for the Dodgers. lover the Cubs. lin a row, the ball chlb managed ,t~he 1955 IZidgeley team which won pile ,)he fact tahey were ou.thit 9-6. | Friday afternoon the Oian~ts I T. Lehman lim,ited the Cubs to IbY Woody Walters. hopes to be at ,the Potomac Valley Con.ference Chester Hines w,as on ,t.he [went on a scoring rampage and [four hits, w~hile his Giants were I I'ull strength for the 'Rocket.," and '.he Mineral Cou~n.ty Championship mound for t~he Indians vchile Da- rolled u.p a one-sided 23-5 score I Turn TO Page 2-B ' Turn To 2-B .team and *Jhe sectional and region The pleasant-looking fellows shown above are the "Fearsome peared here m the past two years Foursome." of the Washington Senators baseball team whom the are back again and will be in the opposing pitchers in the American League have come to fear. And starting lineup here S'mday. Lead this quartet will come to Charles Town Saturday evening. Sep- mg hitters for the 'Rockets' this t,~mber q to make a personal appearance at the Jefferson County season include Lou Curry. theH Fair. They have a-novelty act known as the "Salk Shots" whhh catcher who ~s batting "it a .372 al tourna,men't champions in bas- ket, ball. Ron also ran the 220-yard dash and in the 889 relays on ~he 'track earn. ~t .F'a~rmont Sta~e he played as a guard for three yea~:s on the basket,ball ,team and was a,n ou'tstanding end on ,he 1957 WVIC Conference c~hampion:Uhip ,team whi(~h Fairmon turned ou~. He also proved to be a great of- fenslve end for ,the l~alcons in the 1958 season, scoring five touch- downs. A graduate from Fairmont StaCe in May 1959 wit~l a BaChel- iOr (g Arts degree m EducaMon, ,l~s r,teadaLng~ fields are physical educ- ~vtAon and sooial studies. Al,though Ran will be s,ingle When he arrives in Oharles Town on August 15, his m,art,ial status ,will change on AuguSt 29 as 'he ,will be married to Mi'ss Ann, a Mar garet Stanley of Cl,arkgburg. Miss Stanley has been signed by :tihe Jeffersoea County Board of Educ- ation to ~eadh~the first grade a,t Wrig~a.t Denny Elemen'tary School. K31M-IO ONLY WITH TRADE bah fields ready for the beffinn,ing .Vv~hile :at Fa~rmon't Sta,te College ..... New 1 959 of some long. hard and rough Bhillips was president, of t,h~ Col- golvinaf0t .'$tylo Mark" 'trea4~ment for the next three to lege Student Body in 1958-59; also four mon tjhs. he :was presiden,t of the Ridgeley i Ug flr.rl11ur.l /llUl q Sou ] l'l'nlnrnaT Hlg~h SChool student, body in 1954- " 55. Also while a~ F~rmon S'ta~e he Delox~ features in a .was a .member of Men's Honorary C birl t o~ly 24' widel " TOP TRADE-IN! and was selected as a studen~t for "Wlho's Who i,n A merican Univer-. gs 701b. FR0 [Na~ 2~ maiac:nuK oi 2~mxanaria, va. 'mem'ber of t~he Zeta Sigana Social who joined the Charles Town Am iratermtv erican Legion ,baseball ,team early[ S ~b~_.~Z Vhis season as a catcher after #~ tt ~] Bruce Phillips lef't ,to go to his Itch1 Names junior wagner home in New Jersey or the Sum- , [ y m ~mer ~has 'taken ver t'he 'bat'ting q" '~ ''" " * " " " EAS r / [ I leadership for the Legion moving[ |0 I'UOllC :~ervlce r0sr a'headofGil,bertiMiller,~vhohas[ [ TERMS I ~',," a I q t SERVICE ~been leading the locals most of[ General Mo~ors has announced ,)he season local t . ffhat Junior R. Wagner, M alaohuk collected .four hi.ts ~.n tThevrnl~t, d~al~r has been avc~in,t ] ' I L - ""-""" " ' [ 11111 mmlim I nl .............. seve ti,mes at bat durmg the Wed [ ed to serve as ~M Com, muni~yRe I S M A L L J Save,on New 1959 I nesday n igh~t and Sunday after-}l~t, lons Ch,~,irm, an for Charles noon ~ames, to boost .his seasonal Town:and vi'~init:~. The c~hairman- ] D 0 W N t r"l ..... - 'STYLe mArK" , .average to .412 or 12 :points a-I~hin ....i .......... nitvservice I ~ KELVI ATOR [ head rO f Miller who ,collected on,ly I~,~.~:t'h';,'~.;v*" '~r-'"~-;nei" will PAYMENTS N P L E N T Y ,.three ,hits in seven ,times a't ha} Im:aker-ava'l'l'a,~)ie t'o'ihe'pu%lic a var , . ~: ~_ , an ~n,e ,two games, ,Mala~nuK's ,nia; [leVy of in, terestAng and eduea*tion- I I Au,omalk Ddroshng I ,, - ung ~n.~.nemsc }wo games ar~]alm~terialin the fovm of motion I CHECK our I - 68tb.tru, Homeh, ezer I morea. 9,~,m ,to.wi,~nmone ru,n_o~ [piotures booklets and presen.t~t- over~,aKln, g 'Miller ior cne r:lns ~i~a~ ~: .... ' ......... ~,-,---.-- --- " t - . -- -- -- ;" ,- I zuns irom tJLVI'S L'U~DI;lC L%el~blUnS tea m ,t.'tle. 'Ma,laenuK ~aa Iv. a-|staff One of the C~M films i~ [ BOOTH AT [ [ I ~1~ ~i~':i [ P A R K I N (~ ,g~ainst 13 for Miller / ~ . _ . t . . "r'armerozvomorrow"proouceo [ [ii~'~'~ ~-:~]L~ 0~Lr I SPACE 'Millers'tillbs:tedh~ssea:snal]especirAlyfrthel~utureParrner~ THE FAIR $10.00 DOWn" ~b~tting average ,t~.ough in ~hese [of America ~two games frc~m 396 to 400 / ~ " " ...... Ou "" " At the same crme"" ;nal----'ky"'L~=ll.~l~ / anorarler,, him '~alecy, .r~'' I Sept. 3, 4, 5 I I) " ' - s L ........ [Crop was produced to assist 4-H K:ln. ~ egmn cencevrm~mer ooos~eo in their safety aet~v' ities. General ! . I " " his average from 295 to 314 wit,h ] .................... " KrSJ envers I t ' . " wxo:LoI~ IS pile Sipon.sor OI Hie z~a~- ~hreeha~tsmseven~tlmesa't the[tonal 4H Sa,fetv Program and Ni II Idll~ll~ll~! illl~~l~ pla'te and l:~ay Doyle, shorts*oP|M'r Wa: .... inh~..h].t~id]a BIG TRADE IN 1,0 MON[ DO~ moved from .304 ~o .312 .wit~ one |~]" 4".'i~'5~ub:s"wi~'cl~'l~ve mem"~ hit in *wo 'trips to the ,plate. h,~,.s ~,.,*~;~i,,~ - t ' ,hiL?~ry siBxOlyard col!ehoted1 three / WeT --inown locally for active " " times at v e p ate vo i affmrs Mr ., /in,,crest n community " . New 1959 Kelvinator I ,[ I~'l l~L~l~Tl mnve ,his avmage from 074 toosttmn ': ~ ]Wagner also will be in a p '' .147. awr.c,,.~ "- ~ - /to cooperate w~'th club groups. "STYLe MARK" ', The ..... '~o ~o u, axe are: [schools or any othaer local organ- PLAYER AB H Pet.RBI|iz~t~ons w~qich may find the Gen I IIlII P [II F- :: :~ New 1959"Style Mark" ^~,. ....... |eral Motors material of in,terest LG.~:mison ~ ; "~;~) ~tforuse in ~he developmen'tof prot ll , /l :: : KELVINATO ..............n.a..nMalaehU~kMiller 5534. 2214, .400141212 |grams',,, 13~/i Taetleal switch found in crlme~ I ! 0, 12 *"ft, n, .,. ,..n,fft.r,tu[ - -,o --" BridenbakerHopkins 513 161 .314"333 110 ][ ~- -- " ' .... i i -,~ AUTOMATIC DEFROSTING Doyle 48 15 .312 11 | D w, ..s .-4 ~ lt~!l~u~l!il I li -..,..~., ~m~!m I I /ii ~' : !~';, I Bond 52 16 .308 11 | = "--- k ~ ~ ] 7O lB. FROZEN STORAGE i R. Jaxnison 4410.2284, ........ Ik.~ 0NtY B. Bolyard 37 8 .216 1 [ CHARLES IIl il L. Bolyard 34 5 .147 3 | ...~....~. Ramey 13 1 .0771 | ]~][i~ ~ L.~ tiff [ TOP TRADE-IN I Alexander 3 o .0oo o! " -" ' lU'Vv DOWN DELIVERS [ ALLOWANCE [ PITCHER'S RECORDS | POST TIME 2 P.M. LD.T. an Pitcher W L Pet. / 0ally Dovble on Isl 2rid loces ,, , , , t,,,, ..... , ..... , Isherwood 4 0 L000| ADMISSION: Miller 2 0 1.000 | Norwood 20 1.000| Air Conditioned . II Alexander 1 0 1.000| Club House $1 00 Rridenbaker 1 0 1.000 | Goff 3 1 .750 | Grandstand - - 50c ~lll~mm :1 B. Bolyard 2 1 .666[- 9 RACES DAILY PHONE 17 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. .Totals 15 2 .882[ I I ?