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September 14, 1961

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*] Taking over late in the first ! a I u ..... i. n_u_ P__ . SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE i period on their own 46 following i i,1 1 ( II l noflcocu no,5 rotI - I a Charles Town p-unt, the Pie- 12--B~ THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1 t ~ ~ ricers moved for a touchdown I _, ~ TmA T^,,,.kdmu.. I. ",nu/uUq.llUUffl,~ Ill I ] I scoring on five plays just seconds I Iq C ~ /~9 7~A D,tl*.~J CA. Iwould like to-- pthank _l he yl!__ l dl I after the second period was un- .. _ r. a ~ , ,r ,,. ]~l-ll~ R|||~U i~| Inewspaper. ~or tne~ U.OllC)t ,~ ~ ~a derway. It was a 14 yard run by A game, but inexperienced bun. the Boonsboro offensive began to finn| ,erl0{] go wm / .... [ ~n:vianmTa The l~:nl~ Da~Vi~ ~ T. Mezzatesta ~rom the. CharJes ch of Harpers Ferry High Tigers I click and finally halfback Eddie .. _ [|'21nJP~,r ~l~lll@~d~a |n ].. _g .g Y~. _ -rown z~ to me la., mat set me outfought a husky and veteran IReeder broke a scoreless tie vnee again Ior the second ll~U||lw1~;l II,,IM~UM~; ||| I trms ana tsusmess firms ana. Th e 196 rle ter s e r -built Ch s I Af ticking with his starting stage for Ayers to sweep off tac studded Boonsboro(Md.) High when he slashed off tackle and straight week the Berkeley i , ** A -- ]tributors who gave so gener0! Town High football machine Iteam during the first two periods Kze.zor anomer la yarns and me grid machine for two periods be- scampered 28 yards to paydirt Springs High Indians ran out of ]l~ttQIq[AII |'nuntu l to,ms great cause. .. ,:~ Started off like it was brand new Iand. fining the.y couldnot get first, uomney, score. AIKire pmce fore weakening under the 90-plus IBoonsboro ootu a break t_n star_~ i ammunition before the end of IW~eal,|41Vll ~VM|II][.. I r orty percent, of mese tu aiid roaring to go Saturday after-[rmng' ~.;oacn ~lms, sent a nest kicked the. first of three extra degree temperature Saturday af-lthe drive, however, when Don the battle came as a result theyI vr~ n .~ m,,m ~-o, ...... used m the county! . . . oI promising sopnomores into points ~or me rioners to make it ternoon and dronnin- a 14-0 Bi I Gantz recovered a Ti~er f,,mble I cropped their second consecut- I.."2 ....... ..y.., .-,,,att,ta, ut I me~mlne an(l care ox uancer I l~oon when It went Into actmn a- ............ l the battle m the second half and "" " . ~ - ~" - me t:ancer work and the finan- tients : gamst me unueteatea ttomney i the s'o ..... 7-0. State Conference decision on the ]on their own 30 yard line.~ve game of the 1961 football sea l cia1 drive *or r.** ..... ~ ...... [ " thgh ....Pioneers, but after driving | Y ......... n weu some real o~ensave After Charles Town had failed Harners~ Ferry., ~,,,ridiron.I Ronnie Hill made. the score .7-0 I son. this one to the. Hancock. (Md) Ireports. me'/ touowmg~"=~'~" receipts'~"u"~Y' I The Cancer fund for the .Ce for 46 yards, It" stopped and the |puncn. mr.a ume,. nut. acre_again_ remake ya age on the Plone.ers With a hne-up of freshmen, [for Boonsboro w th a place kick [H gh Panthers m a B1-State ......., o [ty can grow through the Men Stomney boys went sailing'" by for |~t ............ was not powerml enough ana,_ to~lownng t ne toucnaown K~CK-sophomores and a few juniors,/for the extra point. I erence game pmye~ on the Mary Fund, anyone desiring' a 27-0 victory over the Panthers |~]iun t rest rang enougn to uo me oat, ~am tiranam returneu a tmar the Lutman-coached Ti~ers ~ave I Takin- over at Harner Ferr~,'s I ranters home field. I " ."'~. ,?-s~ ,A,,~-,,~ ~*~- w oe | make such a contribu~tion can ~x~ the Charles Town Legion field i loneers any uamage., ~. les Town punt 48 yards to the the Warriors a lot of troubleun- [34 following a punt:~'Boonsboro I It was not until the final per- i ra~e~ m tlae t;ounty, i so by mailing check to 3 ~- Playing" for the first" hme" for" | ........... t~oacn noger t'arKer s rmneers Panther 26. At this point the fine til early in the third period when |struck again in the fourth period. I led that the Panthers could mus- .v~any of the areas were be-/Bloom or Miss Catherine Chi lh,~i,- ,,~, h,~d ~'0,~ rc,~n,~.., /umn t waste any ume getungpassing combination of Miller they weakened Then the Mary-IRuns by Wagner and Sullivan lter enoggh power to push themhind last year in their receipts/Treasurer of the Fund. M ~': ...................... ~ their offensive machine rolling Sims, the Panther starters looked ] .......... and Cos.Her went into action and landers, atoning for their defeat |moved the ball to the HF 23 then ]Indians around for two touch- Ifor the drive, but the following ] checks payable to Jeffe~ . m mgn gear a~ter mey galnea ~w|~ke .... thersChamplonsh~Pa ..... hen the,,teamtookf" of the ball m" the first" ' ~. tiranam me rotter tossea a per season. Hushed over a touchdown Ifirst down TWo. nlavs later Gene I Hancock's. quarterback Terry I omve most successml: ~narles I ,* ~, [possession after Miller. had. handed .off to at the hands of the Tigers last |Reder scampered 14 yards for a Idwns and one extra point, l to.wns were ahead and made the/County's Cancer Unit, ~"' " ~"" - ~. " ~ period But it was not until the , " an's Club and th " " ~he opening kickoff and rolled |earl sta ...... feet pass to Cosner for 26 yards to breath-the scoring ice and tack/Himes skirted left end for nine Truax~ getting his first big chan ITown and Ranson. Senior Worn- [T ....... J I%...-'- &.,, '_.;,1 ~or two' consecutive" first" downs./...Yt ......... ges ot me seconu perloa and. the second Romney score, ed on the extra ...... ~oint for seed [yards and the TD lee at ~unnmg the Panther attack IClub su hed workerse RansOnHarClVlCer,s / I UWII {I[IU ~0U[II[~ I~11 But after moving the pigskin ]mat neymanageu to nit payolrt. Alklre upped the lead. to 1.4-0 measure. In the final period [ In addition to his fine defen- Imade good when he passed for l.~ PP , -. : -. P . /,~, , ,,, ~ . ,, : Tim nis place KiCK OI me extra Boonsboro tacked on another TD/sive nlay Jackson was the out-122 yards to sophoomre end Dan-lrerry, rmrper s rerry t~istrict |lllll~ %ll~W %IMP? I.~ [[rom their own 32 yard line to |~nowea rower point, and extra noint /standi-nu offensive nlaver for Har ]ny Kerns for a touchdown ]Woman's Club accepted chair. ]v,~ ~,,,v, ~,,ff,o ,, ~. :[he~,antherROmneYmachine18 in tenstalled.plays,Andthe|[toryIn ofntchingthe seasontheir inSeCndas manyViC" wR~maneYnSt:rtetdemOV:g2d gg:~f It was tlae Tigers who present. |pers Ferry with 52 ~eards in eight [. The second TD came minutes 1 ~iranS~PGfo~ie~hodr~Ve~rRippO?r] The Town and cbun{ry (]arl only twice after that during the ]games, ~ the Pioneers showed .... g. ' . se . ed the first scoring threat of the |carries. Boonsboro s great full. I rater wnen nal~oack John B~shop ] " 7; ..- .. , .. ",._ . ! Club of Berryville, va will h entire game did it get rolling a. ]inuch more power both on the KiCKOH, out the drive was stop- ....... -ame this cumin,, in the first/back Jim Wa,,ner was held to 41 I oarreleu six yams me second I man, rxamown, wrs. amaniel I ....... , ,, .... " ".[gain'ing longand enoughthen it didn'tand farkeePenoughmv/did[grundin theirand inopenerth airagainstthan theYBer. ~n~e~ohC~n~iy TpB~s!.eg:i e~e~it~frBatni::~isFF~JcA~:llo;~Nt'hi [~a'~!~t:rlutSsh~il?:~Swb~t 7R;ed~[ i i i ~o break into the scoring column, keley Springs. p " g rry" g | y quarters: [ ..... " [ ......... i!ight time). The title will 14 i~~ After reeling elf two first ball the Tiger drive moved deep/Boonsboro . 0077-- 14 Izensive unit wnich turneu in a ..... su /~nepnerstwn' .... Mrs. ~am ~Kin-. Dav.s to Remember' The n~ll downs the Panthers elected to run into Boonsboro territory before/Harpers Ferry 0 0 0 0~ 0 |perb job In shackhng, the .wsltrs" [ner, t~na]rman. ' .l'S ........................... cnrdinllv invited 1o attend th~ ball on a fourth down and being halted by the Warriors.] The lineup: , |Berkeley Springs was rationed to [ Mrs. Bloom expresses gratitude I PO Ha ers Fe Boonsbor0 a mere seven yards rushing to all who ave time and effort as four situation and lost the bali Stopped Drive ] S. rp rry i " [ g " I USE THE CLASSIFIEDS ] BI RLI on downs. Dick Miller then toss- In the second period Boons-lLELongerbeam East~l'day| Hancock ranforl02yardsand[wellasmoneytomakethisdriveI ..... ed a perfect strike to Cosner who bore took the offensive and drove ]LT James Reynolds ] adde~l 80 by passing. Berkeley ~ so very successful She especially Advertise In The p -Ad was all alone in the end zone for to the Ferry 20 before Jackson ILG Petrucci Shipley 1 picked up 64 through the air. I ......... the third Romney score. Alkire's of the Tigers, who played an out- | C. Lanham Alexander ~ __ / I l i i I | i i i FROA placement try for the extra point standing defensive game, snared |RG Peaeher Morrison ]@...&L I.e= .... t missed this time and Romney led a Boonsboro pass to stop the [RT P. Twyman Stine |JUUIII J ll [bUII ' I" ' " 20-0. drive. |RE Schultz Weaver ] ~ ~ ~ k r 1~ , ~U~~~~ With four minutes left in the In the second half with Har-IQBHall Sullivan|,all~.n ~ln~ kd..,, --" ~l' " final period Romney gained poss pers Ferry lacking reserves to iLH A. Napper Reeder |area iauia ~,auu i,il;~/a I ~l 1 ~" iL . ession of the ball on their own send into the battle to relieve [RH Lewis Gantz/ ...... ~ ff~ P . .... =- 47 yard line and by combining a the hot and tired first stringers IFB Jackson Wagner ]At t;hanman Hnm ' : " ~ running and passing attack mov- " .-- | -r .......... II " I 11 :' ~ ": ed to the three yard marker Who A~,a~ RANDOH OBSERVATIONS | The South Jefferson Ruritan ~ * wnere nailler scored This time ~ ,-- ,:~.~ Althou~,h She-herdstown Hi-h ~Club met at the home of Mr. and ! I ii Alkire hit on the place kick for 1fROM PAGE 1 has n, ~et m~ we ~9~ ,~: |Mrs. Paul Chapman for their Sep. , , , .... a z*~-o leao_ numbers on the coin say 33-0 .... ~ ~.' ~.~Y "~ ~ ........ ]tember meeting. ~ t~narles Town was in possess- Westnfinister and North Hag- ]u~glng zrom me performances Leroy Cheshire of Summit ion of the bali as the result of erstown battled to a 6-6 draw of Harpers Ferry and Charles i Point was inducted into the Club Ill ~ , I : Adapted Var_ efi Ballenger'Sn pass inter~epti~n~astseas~nand~heirba~t~e-~ri-T~wn~astweek~Jeffers~nC~un~|asa~ewmemberbv~- _ _ Robert -- i i~ whe] .the game ended. . day night in Hagerstown will. be t.y fans.can expect more de fen- |Goodell President. ~tmougn mere was no out- a stve zootoalI tHiS year man olien Skinner Poston. Chairman of v... . .......... nether rough and rugged en- _. ....... ] _ .,._ .. stanulng nne play on me part oI se THe ~lllier uosner passing the Chmken Barbecue Dinner =-=- ---- Prepay ~,~-~.ed " counter for the both of them '"- " | ' " J[i~ 2-k the Panthers, Willingham, Crane Westminister has more veterans combination which the Romney Committee reported the Club o True to Variety T ed for Disease High in Germination Packed in Good Bags SOUTHERN STATES CHARLES TOWN COOPERATIVE PHONE 443 RANSON, W. VA. YOUR THRIFT CENTER IN CHARLES TOWN for weather "Fair and Colder" A Cozy and cute sensation--the darling of your shoe wardrobe, we predict! When the thermometer starts to tumble, choose boo~ by Smart Set. For the Distinguished Look t~ais fall the erratum made look, the lu~u~ look, is combined in Randeraft'~ ~:~uala with hand sown vamps. They giv~ and Ballenger showed a lot of sheer drive on,-the offense. Tom- my Specht handled the ball well in taking over the quarterback duties for the first time as a start er and as a result the Panthers did not have a single fumble in the entire ball game. Romney rolled to 16 first downs while Charles Town had five and the Pioneers amassed a total of 306 yards rushing and passing while Charles Town had only 100. The lineups: POS. Charles Town Romney L. E. Myers Cosner L. T. Dodson M. Graham L. G. Saville Biddinger C. Doyle Rockwell R. G. Wilt Machemer R, T. McCormick Cookman R. E. Nerhood Hott Q. B. Specht Miller L. H. Ballenger T. Mezzatesta R. H. Crane Ayers F. B. Willingham S. Graham GAME STATISTICS Charles Town Romney 5 First Downs 10 87 Yds. Rushing 155 4 Passes 11 2 Passes Completed 8 13 Yds. passlng 151 25 Yds. Penalties 55 0 Fumbles 2 0 Own Fumbles Recovered 1 5 Punts 1 26 Ave. Yds. Punts 33 Page Jackson From Page I Oct. 20---Douglas High of Lees- burg, away Oct. 27--John T. Williams, home (Homecoming Day). Nov. 10---Pomonkey Of Indians Head, Md. away Nov. 18---Taylor High of War- renton, away Members-of the teams are as follows: Name Wt. Pos. Seniors Charles Dozier 158 B James Yates 145 G William Fleming 155 G Henry Robinson 140 E Juniors Thomas Baylor 127 B Leslie Baylor 150 G-T Silas Johnson 187 T Marcus Brow, n 138 G John Clark" 132 E Sophomores James Jones .136B James Hughes 200 T James Newman 185 G John Yates 126 B Freshmen Robert Jbhnson 130 E Charles Mumaw 150 G-E Larry Togans 136 C-E James Payton 120 B Charles Jones 145 B Ernest Dozier 115 B Vonzell Twyman 132 E Henry Yates 120 C.G Joe Twyman 140 B-E Adam Hughes 160 T-E Cordell Wilson 138 E-B Fred Carter 145 B John Harris 121 G-E Robert Lindsey 135 E Panthers FROM PAGE 1 the action. Coach Sims said with tlle excep tion of Phil Chandler who suffer ed a torn knee cartilage in prac- tice Monday evening, the rest of the boys are in very good shape physically. Chandler will not be able to make the trip to Keyser, nor, .will .he. e .an .moxe: ax t n on the gridiron this s6ason: He is now a patient in the Charles in the line up and so on the stren gth of this we go for Westminis- ter 14-7. Coach Eddie Seibert is report- ed to have good team at Ha~dley High in Winchester, but it won't be much better than Harrison- burg's Blue Streaks. Could be 21- 20 Handley. The undefeated Romney High Pioneers will make it three in a row Friday when they stop the Franklin club 26-0 on the Rom- hey gridiron. The Moorefield-Petersburg en- gagement at Petersburg. will be a nip and tuck Potomac Valley Conference battle with Moore- field getting the nod by a 13-7 score. James Wood is in a re-building program this season so Elkton could take the Colonels by an even larger margin than last sea son. Let's pick it 19-6 Elkton. The big one on Saturday in the county will be on the Harpers Ferry gridiron where the Car- dinals will be opening their 1961 season" against the Tigers. Al- though Shepherdstown has a vet eran team to pit against an en- tirely bunch of rookies which the Tigers present, we still see too much difference in the scoring. The nod will go, however, to Shepherdstown by a 13-6 score. The Shepherd College Rams go into Central West Virginia to open their 1961 season and once again it's the always tough Fair- nmnt State Teachers the Rams will be facing Saturday. Last year it was the Falcons by a 14-13 score and we are picking it the same way and by the same score this year. ClarkeCounty was hard hit by last May's graduation, but not hard enough to lose to Strasburg Higl~ Saturday night The last bounce of the ball could be for Clarke County 13-0. Other games and the possible results: Southern High over West Vir- ginia Deaf 33-0; Howard County at South Hagerstown, with the viistors taking a 21-6 decision; Beall High making it two in a row downing Meyersdale 18.6 and Gaithersburg over Boonsboro by a 36-0 score. ? Kickoff FROM PAGE 1 INJURY JINX STILL AROUND The Panthers are still being haunted by the i jury jinx. Mon- day afternoon another Panther- Phil Chandler, suffered a leg in jury Which will keep him out of action for at least ~eevral weeks and iiossibly the rest of the sea- son. Young Chandler suffered a knee injury and was taken to the Charles Town General Hospital for X-Rays and treatment At noon Wednesday it wasn't defin- ite whether a bone in the knee had ben shattered or broken or chipped, but which ever it is, Chandler will definitely be out of actian for a time. Also in the Charles Town Hospital is Charlie Meier, the promising first string quarterback of the Panthers who suffered a broken leg just a week before the season got underway. Meier underwent surgery on his leg" Saturday morning and this week was reported to be doing fine. Town General Idosp!tak but. is expected be disehdrged within the next d ys. High Pioneers exhibited against Charles Town Saturday, was one of the best to perform on the lo- cal field since the days of Burns, Dailey and Spinks)And with such a combination Romney is sure to keep those opposing lines loose against them all season.....Tommy Specht handled the ball very well m his first time out as a starting quarterback for the Panthers-not a single fumble was made during the entire game by the Panthers.. If Coach Doug Lutman and his Harpers Ferry Tigers would have had some reliable reserves to shove into ,their battle in the see end half with the Boonsboro boys they might have been able to come out of the action with a scoreless tie. As it was the Tigers starters wore down with the heat. * * * * * A RECORD AT STAKE Virginia opens it's season Sat- urday, Sept. 23 against William and Mary at Charlottesville and the game, which would usually create little interest outsde the state, really is of national import ance. Should Virginia lose it's 29th game in succession the Cav- aliers Tiff become the sole own- ers of the major college record for the most consecutive defeats. Not since V~ginia upset Duke 15-12 in the second game of the 1958 season have the Cavaliers been able tO win or even tie a game. The 28 straight losses all under coach Dick Voris equaled the record established by Kansas State in the late 1940's. LIKES ELI~O * Clemson College 1961 football brochure says it like this "ELMO LAM- Junior, 6-0, 170.11.9-40 Elk- ton, Va.--one of the fastest men in the backfield-compiled aver- age of 3.6 on 21 carries last year. played shortstop on baseball team..missed spring practice..AU American in high school...hortic- ulture major." DISTINGUISHED VI ITO ,:S While the crowd of local fans at the Charles Town-Romney game was not unusually large, the Panthers did bring out a host of dist~guished visitors in the field Of athletics. Coaches from just about everywhere In the sec- tion and area were on hand to watch the action. George Hott came down from Moorefield, Jer- ry Calhoun was here from Frost. burg; Tack Clark was on hand from Keyser; Eddie Seibert from Handley; Richard Harmison, Roy Comer. and. John Cole from Mar- tinsburg and possibly others who we. did not,see or talk with. Also covering the action was our fel- low frlend of the Fourth Estate, Russ P0tts, who has been doing a bang-up job of Writing sports for the Northern Virginia Dailey of Strasburg. SQUARE DANCE CLUB TO HOLD DANCE MeN. NIGHT The Shenandoah Square Dance Club will hold their dance Mon- day night, September 18 at H. L. Mills Service Station, Ranson. Be ginners class will bc open Septem ber 19 at the C~rles Town Jun- ior High School at 8:00 P. M. All married couples who are interest ed are urged to come. LIONS SCRAP PAPER Tuesday evening, Sept. 19 start i~g. al~ 5:;iO P..H. Ptease..have your paper where the collector can see it. would sponsor a Chicken Barbe. cue Dinner at the Bardane Com- munity Center September 23, 1961. Tickets are on sale by the members of the Club at $1.50 per ticket. The menu will include chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, dessert and drink. Meal will be served from five to nine o'clock in the evening, Daylight Saving Time. Mr. Rome Sivegel, past nation- al president, was the speaker of the evening. At a recent meeting of the Ranson Civic Club it was decided officially to present the new street markers to,the corporation of Ranson. Such a letter was presented to Mayor Lance and Council on Aug- ust 21st at which time the street markers were accepted by the of- ficials of Ranson. The Ranson Civic Club offic- ials wish to point out that a total of 92 street markers have been installed at an approximate cost. anf,$1'400"00" The club will make endeavor to install street mar kers on any streets that are open ed in the future. The members of the club wish to thank all those who participa. ted in any way to help make this project a success. At the regular business meet. ink held on Sept. 6 it was decided to have Mr. Kenneth Willingham to attend one of the meetings in the near future to discuss fall out shelters and a Civil Defense pro- gram. The club will advise at a later date this program will be held inasmuch as the general public will be invited to attend. It was also decided that orders would be taken starting the lat- ter part of Sept. for Wolfgang Candy and that the Christmas tree project would also be held in December. The public is reminded that there will be a rummage sale Sept, 14, 15 and 16th held next to the Blakeley Bank from 10:00 p. m. until 8:00 p. m. and a side walk bake sale will be held on Saturday morning, Sept. 16th at the corner of 3rd Ave. and Mil- dred Street in front of John's Restauran~ in Ranson at which time country ham sandwiches will be sold. Anyone having any rummage or baked goods to do- nate call Mrs. John Hough at 232-W. Harpers Ferry High To Have Tag Day As Band Benefit Sept. 23 The Harpers Ferry High School Band students will participate in a tag day on Saturday, Septem- ber 23, beginning at 12 noon. The money collected from this tag day will be used towards the pay ment of the newly purchased un iforms which the students will display for the first time on this day. Each contributor will recei- ve a tag with the words "Harpers Ferry High School Band" on it. Everyone is to contribute. USE THE CLASSIFIEDS DEALER WE CAN NOW OFFER CHRYSLEr: PLYMOUTH, VALIANT--A COMPLETE ........ LINE TO SERVE OUR -' CUSTOMERS FROM THE VALIANT COMPACT TO PLY- MOUTH MEDIUM AND CHRYSLER LARGE CARS. EAST LIBERTY STREET CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. "Where does Mother's tim . go /She's , , ..~ ~ ~ ~; always busy; seems to have-l&s and lessdimo for fun with me..." 6AIN PRECIOUS TIME FOR LIFE'S PRiCIOUS mmt,:) PAY B LLS BY MAIL, WITH CHKKS- DRAWN ON US! Member FDIC -- PHONE 10 --- Federal Reserve Syst# : CHARLES TOWN,: