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PAGE B8 [ ~pJrit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE Wc:~nesday, September 18, 2013 I SPORTS/LEGALS j I By BOB MADISON sports@spiritofjefferson.com The time was ripe for heroes. World War II was just a few years in the background. America was feeling good about itself and found things to be proud about in nearly all walks of life. The early 1950s were being shaped to a real extent by television. The new medium gave the growing population the national and world news they wanted as well as like- able entertainers and even weekends full of sports like football, baseball and boxing. Television sets had small screens, usual- ly about 12 inches in scope.Every program was broadcast in black and white. News commentators became famous. Ed Sulli- van, a variety show host, and Milton Berle, a comedian, were as well known as pres- idents Harry Truman and Dwight Eisen- hewer. Boxers Sugar Ray Robinson and Rocky Marciano were wildly popular. And then there was a massive grey race horse that came to the screen with an un- beaten record. He was nearly white in color, making it easy to follow him as he plowed from behind and through the ranks. His name was Native Dancer and he won his nine races as a 2-year-old. Amer- ica's ego and psyche were moved by win- ning, moved by consistent success. Native Dancer Was owned by one of the Native Dancer won 21 of his 22 career starts. country's most affluent businessmen, Al- fred Vanderbilt. His usual jockey was a high school dropout from the Cajun bayous of Louisiana. His everyday groom was easy to find and easy to quote if spice were needed for a story or article. Native Dancer won. And he did it with a engulf-the-field style that saw him drop behind and then TBGREATS.COM He lost in the Kentucky Derby. use his rarely seen 29-foot stride to cascade through the stretch to reach the finish line before any horse. Those little televisions called for the au- dience to huddle close and lean forward to get within four feet of the screen. Na- tive Dancer and jockey Eric Guerin would settle the matter in the same powerful way American settled World War H. Quickly given the nickname "The Grey Ghost," Native Dancer came to the 1953 Kentucky Derby with his unbeaten record still intact. He had been the betting favorite in every race he had been entered. He was favored again in the Kentucky Derby. All across the country, people waiting for a sporting event tuned their televisions to the Kentucky Derby. Whether it be fate, or racing luck or jock- ey Guerin's bad decisions, Native Dancer lost for the only time in his 22 career races. He was bumped once in the nm to the first tuna. During the running of the race, he was bumped again on the backstretch. Twice, Guerin had to "take up" or pull back to keep Native Dancer from clipping heels with another horse.And then the rider forced his way along the tail instead of go- ing to the outside like Native Dancer was accustomed to doing. In mid-stretch, longshot Dark Star had a four-length lead that would be lessened with every giant stride Native Dancer took. At the wire, the grey's late-running effort fell short by a head and Dark Star's fans could collect over $51 for every $2 win- ning ticket they had. After the Kentucky Derby, Native Danc- er's record showed nine wins and a second in his 10 lifetime races. When he was re- tired midway through his four-year-old campaign, his lifetime record would show him with 21 wins and a second in his 22 races. In 1953, the weekly magazine "TV Guide" named Ed Sullivan, Arthur God- frey and Native Dancer as the three biggest television stars of the year. " In 1954,/~me magazine had the big gi~y on its cover. He had become the first thor- oughbred icon of the ever-expanding tele- vision age. While Native Dancer didn't abuse his regular attendees, he once bit off the finger of a stranger he didn't recognize as a friend. Trainer Wdliam Winfrey did his best work with the nearly perfect grey at owner Van- derbilt's Sagamore Farm in Maryland. ' After three wins at age four, plans were in order to send him to France for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. But another foot problem in a rarely interrupted line of in- juries scuttled that idea and Native Dancer was retired. His record as a sire is a star-studded one with 43 of his progeny being slakes win- ners. His grandson, Mr. Prospector, sired many champions himself. So did Raise A Native. Shenanigans was the mother of Ruffian and Kauai King won both the Ken- tucky Derby and Preakness in 1966. Native Dancer had teen a thoroughbred hero in what could be termed ' Fhe Golden Age of Thoroughbred Racing" because of the emergence of television. By BOB MADISON side. Franklin had started as a Just as it had in 2011, Shep- sports@spiritofjefferson.com freshman, herd led the nation in rushing Last year was Shepherd's fi- defense,permitting only sporatic nal journey in the WVIAC, a damage in any of its 11 games. SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Sta- conference that was being dis- Franklin, a 6-foot-3, 310- tistics don't always tell much of solved in favor of a proposed pound hard-to-move block came a story. But at least they are a league to be called the Moun- in for some postseason honors. guideline that reveal some things tain East Conference. One of the team captains even as about why a football team or its Franklin and Hayes were ju- a junior, he was selected to one individual players are successful, niors. And both were starters, periodical's Super Region One At Shepherd, it's often defen- Shepherd lost only once in third team with his three sacks, sive statistics that can be relied its eight conference games, and 8.5 tackles for lost yardage and on to tell why the Rams have its 7-1 record brought the 13th 34 tackles. consistently won games and league championship in Monte Franklin was selected to the more than a dozen conference Cater's 26 years as the Rams' All-WVIAC first team. championships, head coach. He had started every game, When Shepherd led the nation The complete record was 8-3 just as he had in both 2010 and in rushing defense in 2011, the after the Rams were called to 2011. Rams had a 9-2 record. No team the NCAA Division II Regional The biology major is now in found many ways to run for playoffs, where they lost at Indi- his fourth year as a starter. meaningful yardage. And there ana (Pa.). Hayes is 6-foot-2 and is list- were nine wins in 11 games. The most impressive statistics ed in Chip Ransom's Shepherd Two of the starters in the de- in Franklin's season were the football program as weighing fensive front four were sopho- 14.5 tackles for lost yardage he 278 pounds. mores Mike Franklin and Rob- made and his ability to stay inju- Last year, he was credited ert Hayes. Franklin was the nose ry-free and start every game for with 30 tackles, including nine tackle and Hayes was on the out- the second straight season, for lost yardage. There were two sacks, four hurries and two blocked kicks. The WVIAC vot- ers placed him on the league's first-team when Shepherd had won the championship. In 2011, Hayes recorded 37 tackles, including 16 for lost yardage and six sacks. He blocked two kicks. Following the completion of the 2011 sea- son, Hayes was named to the AII-WVIAC second team. Off the field, he was named to several all-academic teams and carded 3.56 grade point average while majoring in fitness and ex- ercise science. He is a three-year starter and like Franklin has remained healthy and been able to start ev- ery game. Hayes is one of the team's four captains this season. Franklin played at Long Reach (Md.) High and Hayes went to high school at Park View in Ster- ling Park, Va. Few teams try running straight at the Shepherd defense. When they do, the usual efforts involve traps, draws, quarterback op- tions and pitch sweeps. Running inside between the Shepherd ends hasn't been productive dur- ing the regular season for years and years. When the Rams drew nation- al attention by slamming 7th- ranked Shippensburg, 33-0, the Red Raiders were left to rub their heads over the meager 32 rushing yards they had managed. Last week, where Shepherd handled Fairmont, The Fighting Falcons couldn't solve the Shep- herd defensive front, either. One is a four-year starter and the other is a three-year starter. They both have become reliable and have more able to stay away from injuries, building long streaks of consecutiqe starts. Franklin & Hayes. Trusted and productive. WVU FROM PAGE B3 ton College. Not a pleasant thought if you just lost to West Virginia at par- tially fdled Ravens Stadium and just might see the 2013 ACC race from the bottom rung. Again. As for the Mountaineers, the reminders of last year's 5-0 start and then the crash and burn for five straight Big 12 games will be simmering away as the fans drive back to their hotel or return to Morgantown or Summit Point. The 3:30 p.m. game will not be sold out. The ticket prices are unreasonable. The only tickets besides those in the 500 level at the upper rim of the stadium or those in the end zones that cost less than $125 are a few $85 seats near field level on the goal lines. This is not a product worth $125 a seat even if "these schools re- cruit the same areas, these players know each other from high school and this rivalry between boundary states goes back a long way." legals' I RECEIPTS Interest Income TOTAL RECEIPTS BALANCE 6/30/13 BAI~ANCE 7/1/12 RECEIPTS Confiscated Property Contributions from Other Entities Interest Income Miscellaneous Revenue Reimbursements TOTAL RECEIPTS DISBURSEMENTS Alissa Meeks Best Buy Bob Mitchell Bruce's Tow Service Ronnie Kems Charles Town Auto Wash Charles Town Police Department Fresh Cut Flowers Hospice of the Panhandle Martins OTL Tactical Shenandoah Valley Water Shirley Slebodnick Sprint St. Jude Wal-Mart Payments Less Than $50 TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS BALANCE 6/30/13 CITY OF CHARLES BALANCE 7/1/12 RECEIPTS Rents Capital Lease Revenue Interest Income TOTAL RECEIPTS DISBURSEMENTS BB&T Central Elevator Inspection Charles Town Board of Parks & Rec Commercial Insurance Evan Greenfield First Charles Town Group, lnc Harm Electric Harry Weller JC Ehrlich Company Kone, Inc. Plasters HVAC Potomac Edison Structural Concepts Terminix WV Division of Labor Payments I ~ss Than $50 TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS BALANCE 6/30/13 t POLICE FUNDS 11 TOWN BUILDING COMMISSION #, 26.45 26.45 52,997.30 DEBTS FOR BUILDING COMMISSION: The Building Commission has two bonds. The first was for a remodel to City Hall. The interest for fiscal year 2013 has been paid on this bond as of June 18, 2013. The second bond was for the repaving of City roads. The interest for fiscal year 2013 has been paid on this bond as of June 30, 2013. 125,681.47 We hereby certify that the above report has been prepared to the best of our knowledge and is a true and actual statement of the financial condition of the City of Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. 202.63 475.00 121.73 15.44 349.13 1,163.93 500.00 969.95 250.00 76.47 .5L J 877.38 Council Member 721.00 ~ 1,000.00 212.00 100.00 121.55 595.00 653.90 123.56 1,749.64 9/18/lt 50.00 1,006.83 93.90 realty, together with its improve- 9,101.18NOTICE OF TRUSTEE ments and appurtenances, situ- SALE OF VALUABLE ate, lying and being in Charles 117,744.22 REAL ESTATE Town District, Jefferson County, Pursuant to the authority vest- West Virginia and more particu- ed in the undersigned by deed of lady described as follows: trust dated the 10th day of No- Being all of Lot Nos. 22, 23, 24 78,522.39 vember, 2006, signed by Joseph and 25 Section 1 -J as the same is D. Sibilia fka Giovanni Marie designated on plat of the subdivi- Sibilia, to Richard A. Pill and Da- sion thereof made for Shannon- 73,152.04 vid D. Pill, Trusteed, which said dale, Inc by W. R. Amos, Sur- 113,072.04 deed of trust is of record in the veyor, dated November, 1961, 117.60 Office of the Clerk of the County and recorded in the Office of the 186,341.68 Commission of Jefferson County, Clerk of the County Commission West Virginia, in Trust Deed Book of said county in Deed Book 252 1608, at page 461, and Golden at page 385, to which reference is 124,932.84 & Amos, PLLC, Trustee having had. 150.00 been requested so to do by the It is the intention of this no- 450.00 Secured Creditor, and default tice to sell the secured property 9,058.93having been made under theby proper description as was 1,140.90terms and conditions of said deed intended to be transferred and 541.12 of trust, and the provisions in conveyed in the aforesaid deed 568.70 said deed of trust concerning ac- of trust. 2,813.00 The above described real es- 89.98 celeration having been complied 1,761.52with by the Secured Creditor and tate is reported to have a mailing address of: 14,265.60 present holder of the note, said 156.52 Trustee will sell at public auction 1356 Johnnycake Ln 1,0o0.o0at 4:30 p.m. on the Harpers Ferry, West Virginia 1,296.0oI st day of October, 2013 25425-6182 100.00 at the front doors of the Court- TERMS OF SALE: Cash in 63.13 house in the aforesaid county, hand on day of sale or within 30 158,388.24 West Virginia, the following de- days Of date of sale upon terms to scribed real estate: be agreed upon between Trustee 106,475.83 All of the following described and successful bidder, time be- ing of the essence; payment for unpaid real estate taxes to be assumed by the purchaser. The Trustee does not warrant title or fitness to this property; it is being purchased as is; this is a buyer beware sale and any buyer is a.dvised to retain counsel before the sale. If there is any part of the process of sale which is found to be objectionable, the Trustee reserves the right to cancel the sale. No purchaser should take possession or make improve- ments in the premises until the Trustee deed is delivered or re- corded. A third party purchaser at sale will be required to pay the purchase price plus all recording and transfer fees. Trustee at sale is under no duty to cause any existing ten- ant or person occupying the subject property to vacate said property. FEDERAL TAX LIEN: In the event that there are Federal Tax Liens against the property, the United States would have the right to redeem the property within a period of 120 days from the date of such sale or the pe- riod allowable for redemption under local law, whichever is longer. The party(ies) secured by the Deed of Trust reserve the right to purchase the property at such sale. If the purchaser at sale is unable to complete the terms of purchase within 30 days, the Trustee reserves the right to transfer the property to the next highest bidder. Any sale hereunder may be adjourned from time to time without any notice other than oral proclamation at the time and place appointed for this sale or by posting of a notice of same. Should the Trustee not appear at the time appointed for the sale and there is no notice posted of a continuance please contact the office of the Trustee to make further inquiry. Any sale may be conducted or adjourned by the designated agent or at- torney of the Trustee. The un- dersigned is fully vested with the authority to sell said prop- erty as Trustee by instrument of record. Should any party have any in- quires, objections to the sale or protests regarding the sale, or re- quests regarding the sale, please notify the trustee below by one of the means of communications set I forth below. GOLDEN & AMOS, PLLC, TRUSTEE 543 Fifth Street, P.O. Box 81 Parkersburg, WV 26102 Telephone (304) 485-3851 Fax (304) 485-0261 E-maih vgolden@goldenamos. com Lender: Seterus Processor: Victor Rollins / Ext. 12 9/18/2t ORDER OF PUBLICATION IN THE FAMILY COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN THE MATTER OF: E.W. & G.F.-T. (minors under the age of 18 years) Tiffany Tibbs Vs. Brandy Ferrell, Mother Marie Arquimides F|ores, , Father of G. ~ ' Unknown, Father of E.;', ' The object of this suit. ' is to establish guardianship of E.W. & G. E-T. To Respondent: ' i #1 Marie Arquimides Flores #2 John Doe~ ', % The Spirit, -, t Attn: Legal Notices, 114 N. Charles St Charles Town, W~/25414; ', Case Number: 13-FIG-15 It appearing by affidavit filed ~n this action that the whereaboutebf Marie Arquimides Flores & J~n Doe #1, or any putative fathers bf E.W. & G.F.-T. (infant daughters of Brandy Ferrell) are unknown.~ It is hereby ordered that the nard Respondents, Marie Arquimfd' s Flores, John Doe #1, or any puta- tive fathers of E.W. & G.F.-T. (ih- fant daughters of Brandy Ferrell) serve upon Tiffany Tibbs, 322 5th St Shenandoah Junction, M~V 25442, Petitioner, an answer, in- cltiding any related counter claihn or defense you may have to the complaint filed in this action onor before 10/08/2013. If you fail to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office. Entered by the clerk of said court 9/10/2013. Laura E. Storm, Clerk of Court By: M. Scott, Deputy Clerk 9/18/2t