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l X Rover knows by instinct the value of Saving for the future. If he could talk, he'd advise Junior to Save his pennies and we are sure of that. Right now is the time for him to establish the savings habit X Start him off a step ahead in life ... open his account with us to help him towards the financial security needed later in life. Regular savings is the surest way... Come on in and talk about it! We now pay 3 % Interest on an 'Savings Accounts We also offer 4? Certificates of Deposits RECREATION LEAGUE STANDING OF TEAMS Team We Laker 4 Trotters 7 7 7 's __0_2 !0 Action in the Jefferson County Park Re~tiort Basketball Lea- gue came to a clo last week w th the Lak r winnh the lea, gue a of 10 To fill the vancancy left with the graduation of Pierce Barr, one of the finest Panther centers i in some years, Coach Lutman has been w'orking with Richie Mills, 160-pound senior, who saw some service at guard last season, Jim- my Harmnond, a 170-pound sopho- more and Bruce" Manuel, a 190- a ~otal of 55. He also finished man, Milton Paige, and Rudolph| SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE fourth in the number of runs I Carey, halfback; Joe Wilson, Nor- | THURSDAY AUGUST 18, 1966 scored, crossing home plate a]m~m Harper, William Jones, Joel ' total of 25 hmes. I To xley, James Henderson, and ] TT Bruce P. Maler, one of the hit-IRobert Holmes. use Tne Classifieds Be Wise - Advert ting and pitching stars for the Indians, was the league's third I II leading hitter with 24 hits in 47 times at bat for a fine 5.21 bat- pound freshman, ting average. He also tied with Clifford Wilson, a fine veteran Jeff Anders in the runs scored end from last year's team is back race with 26 and was the league's to ~il one of the pivot posts!second leading strikeout pitcher pasts again, with a host of boys i with 66. His pRching record show batling for the other end post. , ed three wins and three defeats. Two of the best linemen in thet Tommy Ott, of the Dodgers, section last season, Tommy Met-finished fourth in the league bat cer and John Shoekey, are back ting race with 26 hits in 50 times again to lead the P~r~ther charge, at bat for a .520 average and he Mercer will be at one tackle post scored 20 runs. He also finished and Shockey at a guard post. fifth in the league's strikeout Some four boys including Mike race, chalking up 46 against the MeKee, Don Specht, and Nick opposition which he faced during Snyder, are battling for the other the season. tackle position, I Jeff Anders finished fifth in If coach Lutman keeps John the batting race with 23 hits in Sh~ckey at guard and doesn't 45 times at the plate for a .511 have to switch him to tackle, average. then the one guard post that will In the second top five of the be up for grabs will rest between batting race for the season were: Dewey Perks, Robert Painter, Dewey Whitmore of the Giants Jeff O'Bannon, or possibly one or with 26 hits for 53 at b~ts and a two others that might be shifted .491 average; James Alger, also from one position to another, of the Giants with 24 hits in 49 Coach Lutman said he is count- times at bat for a .490 average; ing heavily on Bob Doleman for Johnny League of the Yankees the one halfback slot, with the with a .462 mark; Walker Small- ful, lback and other halfback posts wood, of the Yankees with a still wide open t6 the host ofl.449 average and Junior Hostler contenders. 'I of the Cubs a .440 average. The Panther squad has num- Jerry Rhodes of the, Cubs was bered at various l~ractice sessions the other player to hit .400 or as high as 54, but for the past better. His average was an even few days, Coach Lutman said only .400. 48 boys have been working out Billy Lancaster of the Indians regular, with a few dropping by finished 12th in the batting race the wayside. He said he hopes to with a .396 mark; Paul Anders pick up another few boys, how- also of the Indians was next with ever, when the Fall school term a .395; Ricky Knicely of the Gian- opens, ts fin~hed 14th in the race and The Panther squad is being put Bruce W. M~ler, of the Cubs, was through two tough practice sess- 15t~ with a .386. mark. ions daily, the first beginning at 8 a. m. and running until 10 and the second at 11:30 and running Get Calls For Drills until about 1:30. Clarke County High Loop A tO~l of 82 prospective foot- ball players were issued invit~t- runs to report for the pre-soason drills which got underway at Clarke County High School in t Berryville, Va., Monday. Head grid coach Carroll Reid had the first meeting of his 1966 One of the major reasons, the ~ prospective grid candidates Sat- Cubs walked off w~th the champ- urday morning at which time he ionship of the National Division issued them their practice equip- of the Jefferson Little Baseball merit. League this past season undoubt-I After the first practice session edly was the outstanding play of Monday Reid, who was optimistic Merchant (Aces) 10.4; Nichols pitching of Jimmy Mahoney, Shop Jimmy Walker. ~ abou~ the 1966 season at Clarke (takers) 8.3; Printz (Trotters) herdstown High diamond star, i Jimmy was not only the top County, said "the Eagles should 7,.6; Byrer (Royals) 7.5; Manuel which played the major role in star of the Cubs but he a~so hold their own against any team (Aces) 6.5; Mays (Aces) 4.3, Leetown's victory over Charles walked off with a major share on their schedule and should - Town. He fanned eight Charles of the league honors for the sea- finish above the .500 mark. Reid Fl[gh~ also pointed out that attendance Town batsmen and limited them son, both at bat and in the:ield. to five hits a~d the z)rm lone rtln., He was the leagues leading, bat- t at the games this season shoul~l :'" Leetown moved i~ito a 4-0 lead:ter and also the top pitcher in'reach another all.time high be, M PAGE I B in the second frame on singles~le~gue play. He won the leagu~e cause of the newer and tougher f0i-d Won over Joh~u~ie Propst by by John Bradley, Kirkie Myers ba~ting championship by a wide teams in the District League. forfeit. "Bud" Johnson received and Chavlie Megko, and a two-lmargin over the second top hitter Clarke coun~ only lost seven a bye. Jack Akers defeated Char- bagger by Jim Smith, and they lpat Dorsey. J4mmy finished up players last year but they were lie Cunmngb~_m, 5 and 4. maintained the lead the rest of 1 the sea,son with a nifty .592 ave- key ones: Larry Buckner, all-~ate SECOND FLIGHT I the way. Six more runs were plat- rage, or 54 points a:head of Pat guard, Dickie Beard, tadkle; Way Connie Hammann defea ted Don ed by the Leetown boys in the] D0rsey, of the Yankees. He collect ne Cain, guard; James Coumes, aid Noland, 2 and 1. Meredith eighth frame. ] ed 29 hits in 49 times at bat and [ tackle; Mickey Tomblin, halfback O. Polen defeated A1 Hooper, 1 In other a Jion, Shepherdstown scored 34 runs, to also lead the lJock Heft, end and "B" Leonard solidfield its hold on Fourth place leaghe in the number of runs [ tackle. With these players gone, up. FINALS by walloping Winchester, 11-1, as scored. " I Coach Reid hopes that he will And according to the facts and find suitable replacemen~ among Conr ie ttammann defeated Gharlie Hunter and Roland Ham- ~eredith O. Polen, 5 and 4. ilton provided the pitching and figures on who done what and his 82 prospects with 30 veterans THIRD FLIGHT hRting, how in league play this past sea- back. Hunter Belts Homer son, J. T. Kitchen, league statis- For the end position there are: victories ~-d only four defeatS, Marsha~l Brown defeated Oscar Hunter fired a five-hitter, strik- tician, said W~lker had the lea- F_Aden T~ller, Sonny Larrick, l~i~ while the rest of tl~e league race Wilt, 1 up. FAwood Heironmius ing out eight batters and allow- gue's best pitching record by far kyGarrison, David Loope, tSeve was close. The l~game ~a~ Which was defeated Gone Myers, 3 and 2. ing only three walks. He also with an 8-1 m_~rk and he turned Baker and Boyd Householder, toe- conducted under the direction of FOURTH FLIGHT helped out in the hRting depart- in the amazing number of 117 kle: Rand$ Morrow, Don Fewell Dickie Ebers~e~ director of the Charlie Clendening defeated merit, getting two safeties, includ- strikeouts against opposing bat- Gerald Dbdson, Carroll Fuller Summer Receration program a~' Patsy Grant, 2 and i. Cal Shoe- ing a homer, ters. and Larry Skyles, guard: Bob Tra Womm,,, drove in fo-- run.s And other major reason for vers, Dave Alexander, Paul Me- the Jefferson Memorial maker defeated Norman L. Wilt, ,rot the great success of the Cubs this Whinney, George Carter, Dave P~rk, ~ fl~g and 1 up. FHerH FLIGHT .. close contests, new lea- fo'~r~s~in'~es"-~'--' --'- "-""-- - season, who finished with a fine Sowers and Wes Ha~ine, center: --" ~ -" evenson als had a 13-2 mark, was Jeff Anders, who gtm records were set by Buddy [ .Guy Davis defeated Joe Rmhard St o ..... Gary Lichliter, Richard Ramsburg e run r Shenh rds own cnalked up five consecuuve we- and Danny Crim, half-back: Dan- Lm am, of The Aces. Buddy [ hoRz, 3 and 2. Carl Merchant de- hem_ ____ fo _ e . t . . i 11 hits terms w~thout a defeat and was wh ch collected . ..... ny Longerbeam, John Davis Allen a high single ame fe ed Bud Stone, 6 and 5, Joe .... t e Slee-- the leagues fifth leaning hRter. Kave, Carl Gray, John ..Se, ock, m~rk of 58 en (me ~ and he [ Serifs won by forfeit from Thur- . J~no game De W( en ~ PY He came through the season at and Sam Headley fuflback: Buck broke Seam nal scoring] man Whitacre, Ralph Board de- uree ana t reat uacapon was o o _ 11 ...... record set year by Ernie [ feated Gary Fleming, 2 and *" ......... ......collectingth' 23w*'Vhl ts .......... in 45 times 'at quarterback:eye" Potts, andErnieBmtdYs mebergor,Wynlmop, J~s, when he flni~ up with [ Sleepy Hollow at Frederick V: ~ ~ the plate and he also scored 26 Jimmy Buckner, Ronn~ :~our& a 5.4 average. Jones 'l vcoz i lUt] Sleep HcIlow will travel to rur to second in that and Tommy Doffeme er, l Frederick V. F. W. on'SUnday -- -" league rs~e. and punting specialists are: Jay In ad~tion ~ w~ u~ the Augtmt ~8. Players are requested . From Page 1-B Pa~ Dorsey, w~o firdshed sec- Dofflemeyer and Glen Ballenger. ba~etball lea~ ~a last week to ~ up at the Pro ~op. this Friday w~ Yfl~r~ ~he end of se~les at 135 potmds. At the pre- end in ~ league batting race With the consolidation of Jolm~ S~ ~~ ~ I I l ser Corbin seems to have the in- with 28 hits in 52 times at bat for 'lt ms Clarke County, ~t ~ ~. [~W~ side track for this post because a .538 average, was also one of Coach Reid expects much support of his size, Coach Lutman said. the league's better pitcher~ He I from the Johnmm W~liams pro- And ta the program FROM PAGE -- 1 Bttt the opening game is sti two chalked up three victories for from likes of such in- Director expressed the had come of the league race, officials weeks way so a tot of changes the Y mkee as against the same tevior linemen as O. T. Harper, to make t~,:~er pro- of the Bakerton Club are making can be made i~ the meantime, i number of defeats and finished I John Morga~ Robert Morg~m, gram a also to plans fdr a huge turuc tt Sunday. Coach Lutman painted the strikeottt race with M'att ew Deicing,Dole. Leetown, playing senv, ational tl~ it's coverage of pro-. gram. were foUoi Whitmore In fheir lmmo-stretch pen- na~ race, managed to add an extra speci super edge this upcoming battle this past Sunday when they scored a 10-1 victory over the CAmrles Tow~ batsmen while rain kept both Bakerton and Tomahawk idle. The win for moved them to within a half game of the lead. The victory was the sixth con- seeutive one for the Leetown boys and their 13th of the season. Once aga~ it was the fine Appell (I akers) The Mets, one of the fo~r teams ht the newly organized American Little Basebell League, didn't win many games in t~vir first sea~em of ,potation, but they did show real potential at times for the future. They wounnd up the season in last place with a record of only four victories as against 11 but they could be a real contender for the league crown next season. Members of the team as shown above are: Front row (left to right)--Kenny Burns, Butt~ Hay, Mike Coutter, Mike ~ouders, ~liff 6oud, ers, Kevin Bush and Stoney Cole. Back row (left to right)--Ken Nichols, assistant e aeh; Cltarles C st. el~, Frank Keyser, Chris Bascll, Jim l~Donald, Rieky Sowers, ~ay MIRon and ~. ~immy Rob, , tmon. T tm Re ter ) 23.9; Mills 15.3; (Troi 10.7; ( From Page One) million outstand:mg JOHN retired local Po toffice employee Town's all-time top CHS football sup- from a recent illness in Martinsburg's AL ABRAMS, editor of the Pittsburgh Press-Ga- gett Town jockey Bill tIartack Isa riding a horse for a living. HIGHLEY says, "The only money that goe as years ago is a dime when it rolls and to get them ready, GREATER is the place to shop! 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