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December 24, 1959

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O The Shepherdstown High Car- dlnals made an unsuccessful in- . vasion of, Md. Fri- day night, being turned b~ck by the Williamsport High Billporters by a 5242 score in w~at was the 1959-60 debut for the Cardinals a~ud the fourth time out for the host team. Dick Wrl~Pht led the Maryland- ers to the victory, the second one for them. by pouring in 17 points while Gruber had 12. The $hepherdstown cagers started off on ~he right foot by taXing a 12-10 first period lead, but in the second period Williams port rolled in 18 points while hold ing Shepherdstown to seven. The Marylanders also outscored S~epherdstown In the third period to take a 41-25 lead arid all but sew up the decision. ~wThe Cardinals could net only o buckets in the third stanza as Wllliarnsport rolled tip a 16- point lead and withstood the pres sure of a 17 point spree In the final period by t~e S~epherdstown club. Ohar~ie Hunter led the Cards with 15 points via seven fielders and a ~ree t~row. Wl~ltamsport also wma the pre- lim, 34-32 as Don Ardlnger tossed in 15 points. Barry Mills had 17 for t~e Shepherdstown yearlings. The boxscor~: Sheph~rdstown FG F Pts. Hunter. f ............ 7 1-4 15 Stride, f ............ 3 3-6 9 Waldeck, c .......... 4 1-2 9 Lucas, g ............ 1 1-4 3 Knott, g ............ 2 0-0 4 Snyder .............. O 0-1 0 Renth2t ............. 0 0-0 0 May ................ 1 0-0 2 Holmes ............. 0 0-1 0 Osbourn ............ 0 0-I 0 Totals ............ 18 6-19 42 Wllliamsport FG F Pts. Wyand, f ........... 3 1-1 7 Benedict, f .......... 2 0-0 4 Wright, c ............ 7 3-4 17 Ardinger, g .......... 4 1-3 9 Gruber, g .......... 5 2-3 12 Martin .............. 0 1-4 1 Fazenbaker .......... 1 0-0 2 Totals ...........22.8-14..52 A good weatherproof raincoat with sufficient warmth to combat seasonal cold, would be a welcome addition to ,almost any man's wardrobe. In some of the new models, liners, either zipped- in or tailored in; add the needed warm- th to the rainproof shells. Martinsburg Roils To Easy 78-58 Win Over Waynesboro The Martinsburg High basket- ballers ~ned their 1959-60 sea- son on their home floor Friday night and they did it in fine style when they Knocked off a Waynes- boro {~Pa.) I-Sigh team that had won three consecutive previous games. The ~ulidogs started slow against the Tornadoes, but came on with a whirl-wind like ,finish to roll to an easy 78-58 victory. Waynesbero held command of the situation in the opening per- iod finishing it "Jp wiVh a 15-13 lead, but then the Martin~burg cagers gained t~aeir shooting eye and by halftime had rolied to a 29-19 margin. Coach George Whitacre's boys shot a sizzling 47 per cent from the floor ~or the nig~, making 31 of 66 at?~empts. Olen Haynes led the Martins- burg attack with 21 points, wl~,le Sid Pitzer, who grabbed off 15 rebounds for the evening, had 20 points. B. Stoo~ took scoring honors for Waynesboro with 15. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY O Have a wonderful holiday time, friends and neighbors! Here's hoping that your Christ- mas will be the merriest and brightest ever. Ranson, W. Va. Phone 587 ii Be happy Ranson, W st Va. SPORTS HEWS AHD VIEWS FRObl PAGE 1 FROM PAGE 1 the undefeated football squad were honored. A beauti- ful, regular size football (gold pla ed) trophy with the results of the games played during the season, was given to the school and accepted by Principal Eismon by tim parents of the football players. The parents also gave a large plack with the names and positions of all the boys on it as well as names of the coaches and principal. The names of the managers were also on the large plack. The football team presented both Coach Harmison and Coach Phillips sweaters and Oliver Kastle gave each coach a beautiful pair of gold cuff links. Wrist watches which were purchased by the fans and business people of Charles Town were presented to both coaches. Taking part in the fine program were Superintendent of Schools, T. A. Lowery, Coaches Harmison an t Phillips and Luther 'Coke' Coulter. Several visitors were present for the program... ALONG ABOUT THIS same time last year, Coach Adolph Rupp the veteran University of Kentucky basket- ball coach said after the Mountaineers had beaten his beloved Wildcats: "Mr. West, I've seen a million basket- ball players and you are one of the greatest.".. We wonder what Mr. Rupp had to say after watching his boys really work over Jerry, only to see the great WVU eager score 33 points to bounce the Wildcats out of the tourney for the second straight year... , , ~ gc , , WRITING FROM SAN DIEGO, California, Edward arrld Lucy Dunn, fozzner county residents, congratulate Charles Town High's Purple Panthers on their wonderful football season. They go on to say: "Too bad they couldn't go on to win the State Title and We know that they could. Our Panhandle always did take a beating by other sec- tions of the state. I believe they think the Panhandle doesn't exist. Maybe you are right. It's time to rise up in arms and make a few changes. We receive the Spirit-Advocate every week and enjoy it so much. My mother-in-law, Mrs. Chicchirichi sends it to us. Want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year." . . $ $ * * * FROM THOSE WHO ARE very dose to our long-time Martinsburg friend, Joi n Cobourn, we hear that the vet- eran football mentor at Martinsburg High School, will give up his coaching duties next year. John has not been in the best of health, in fact his health been fail- ing him considerably this past year and on one or two occasions he made visits to the University Hospital in Charlottesville, Va., for check-ups and treatment. John will be missed from the sidelines by his legion of friends everywhere, but all will join in wishing a well.deserved rest for one grand fellow.. Frye, g .............. 1 0-0 2 Wilson, g .......... O 0-0 0 B~'ns, g ........... 5 1-6 11 ~leming, g .......... 1 0-1 2 Park, g ............ _--0__0"0_--0 I Totals ............ 15 13-2843 I Handley FG F Pts. IAman' f ............5 5-6 15 },Hambletoct, f ........ 7 4-5 18 Coach 'Steve l~ipley took his I~Boyfl, f ............. 1 0-1 2 Musselman High Basketballers in- IRiley, c ............ 0 0-i 0 to Maryland Friday night to be ]Kelly, c ............. 1 3-6 5 the guests o~ the Middletowvt ! Newcome, g ........5 2-3 12 High club and the Maxylanders Masters, g .......... 05 0-0 0 treated the Applemen like real Newlin, g.... ........ 5-6 1 guests by sendietg ~hem back to Klagehn, g . .., ...... 0 0-O 0 Totals ........... 24 19-28 67 mflfate in one-haft gallon of water ,SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON cAlM,aS To avoid getting the solution nl2 ---B THURSDAY, DECEMBER your hands, put the pine cones or bits of wood into a coarse cheese cloth bag and dip in the chemical but all through the winter, or and design, they a~ solution. Immerse for three or welcome. Many of four minutes, then dry thoroughlyAlways high on masculi~ae gift You will have a bright, cheerful lists are socks and ties. When they available in special fire ,not only during the holidays appear in sets, matched as to cot- boxes. BerlCeley county with a 57-50 de. 01sion. It was the bhird victory in four games for ,the Applemen and there was no stopping the fast- ,break of the visitors. Musselmaxt moved into a ten- point lead in the opening minutes of l~he game a~d stayed in fron[ all the way. By the end of the first period Coach l~lpley's boys held a 15-6 margin. Only in the second period did the Middletown cagers outseore Musselmaz~ and at h~lftime the visitors held a 31-~5 margin. With Gharlle Mos~y leading the way with 14 points, Middletown couldn't match the race -horse pace of the Applemen. In addition to bhelr speed t~e Applemen also had a hot night from the floor pouring in 21 of 50 shots. Hays and Delanter were the big guns for Middletown with 12 points each. The Musselman yearlings also emerged victorious in "a l~pslded ~relim by a 35-7 score. Steve Hlte ,poured in 12 points for the Apple- 1Tten, Handley High Wol~e, g ............ 7 1-5 1'5 Totals (Varsity Game) Charles Town FG F Pts. Spinks, # ............ 3 5-7~,111 Oden, f ............0 1-2 1 Langclon, f .......... 0 0-0 0 Coffman, f .......... 1 1-4 3 ~3urch, f ............ 3 4-5 I0 Eismon, c .......... 0 0-0 0 Bro..wn. c .......... 1 1-3 3 Blue flames ~rdm pine cones treated copper sulfate can give your hearth a festive hollday, air. Dissolve one ~pound of copper l ay the true spirit of Christmas bring joy to every home.., con- tentment to every heart. And throughout the coming year, may we all know the peace and good will of which the angels sang on that Holy Night, long ago. To you and yours, we wish a very merry Christmas. Halltown,- - - . - West Here's hoping Santa /ills your stocking with all the best! A joyful Christmas! RODGERS SINCLAIR SERVICE, Phone 5030 Charles Town, W. Va. Sl hlddi t ..season Is. the : ppoztua :i brings toexchang greetings and good wlshes.wlth all o tflsa&, We tlmron lv friendly relatienship we have with. you, our customem,, am] we'd like to 4pmt rude for your valued patronage. A very Merry ( istmas and a Happy.New to*lL' 'iCh'a ]es Town, m West Va.