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Ai. il 24 1975 ';hp I,h:nviIle I)eml~rat/Pathflnder5 0n SPORTS in th The daughter of Wolfrom's Gunner (a hunter's name if I and Patty Yon Rauschfahn should give birth on or about May is m,,' companion afield-Amy (full name: Amy Von a German Shorthaired Pointer that I acquired last fall. Right far from being a hunting companion in the field, unless I her to retrieve muskies and bass. Instead. she is, for now. my shadow: albeit, a pleasurable shadow whose constant adow that since the "marriage" seems to have a new hungry look. Amy sits by my side. casts those big brown eyes up at me. that starved orphar~ look as if to say. "can I have some too?" :ry. Thank goodness it takes only 9 weeks to whelp or she'd out of house and home. If I snitch a snack, she's right there for now. to satisf~ her appetite. I have to feed her twice a her former daily diet, plus vitamins and a can of day, And i shutter to think of what our water bill will be next y dry. as if she'd iust come off the Sahara desert after Waterless search for sandhill cranes. blessed event is over, I figure that any birds I get over her next have cost me somewhere in the neighborhood of $2 apiece. to add to that cost of amino, license and stamps, and gas to get grounds. That's unfair, of course, and really not to be having Amy is like striking gold. At least that's the way I years since l've had a pregnant dog in the house, and all that it entails. Will she. for example, get a craving for 'Or. perhaps, raw rabbit when she bumps out the bunnies that playing hide 'n seek in the hog weeds below the house? Or If. like her human counterparts, she does go through that I just hope it's not for those little black and white-striped. that use their own form of mace to repel any hungry. lbus, Ohio. hunting club dog, I've found, once badly to be turned out, then found by her former owner. Amy was more or less dazed and puzzled about life in general. She Case of hookworms. A compassionate kennel owner, Mrs. C.M. Hocking. Ohio. took her in and nursed her back to health. SOon discovered that Amy is to quail what a Labrador is to a hunter, she offered Amy to me if I would agree to bring her to be bred. She will sell the offspring, but keep the pick of the to show. -~ her mating trek to Columbus last month, where Mrs. Parsons related to Amv-an uncle, a brother to Fliegen Meister's first sight, I'm told. so Amy now has a husband. In the t's Pedigree papers arrived from the American Kennel Club t a typewritten picture of what her family is like. I hadn't seen e bred Trooper and Rusty, two cocker spaniels that or five litters for my family back in the 40's. reads hke the roster of the Luftwaffe. I can't even ~ names, in spite of my own Dutch family background. hundhaus. Marmaduke Main Liebchen. and Ire Ja's defy my linguistic abilities. But some of Amy's relatives their Germanic homeland, for one of the gentlemen Fdcen~!man. At least his" name is Beau G~te! And I ther. His nard Was~Peac~e(ut ~ke'r. Pet:haps ~at pensive moods during a grouse hunt in a nearby hollow indicative of a dog's manners. However, I may, on the arp-nosed, sharp-eyed pointer for True Focus is also ae in her family tree is First Pepper, thus, perhaps, running escapade when we got into a dozen or so of the season in "74, I just hope she doesn't have too many One great grandmother. Her name was Fox's Lady. I don't moment or two to figure out what CH. INT CH. and FLD CH pop up in front of several names on Amy's papers, far back in the family tree, Fliegen Meister's Gunner. example, was an INT CH. International Champion? That Was a CH as were three other members of the clan. What I can't tell. But two members of the family were FLD I do know what that means. that field trail winners do not always make good working hunters, this at least gives Amy a pretty fair edge over once adopted, when it comes to f'mding, pointing, and y. I'll find out next fall. In the meantime .... Ben's Used Cars Burnsville WV Phone 853--2507 CUSTOM 4 6 cvl.. Auto.v, c GALAXIE 2aa, Autorrmtic. 2 Door H.T. CUSTOM 4 Door. 6 CyLo Standard 6 cvt, 3 Sp d WAGON v-8 Automatic NAL v~. 4 Speed, 2 Speed Axle Gltmt:r Cnunty ran out .I pih:hcr.~ in an extra innittgs ~ame with the Spencer Yellowjackets last April 16 and dropped a heartbreaker, 9-5. The contest was tied 4-4 after seven regulation innings but in the top of the ninth, Spencer baiters finally connected off a tired 1"ira Brady. the third of five Titan pitchers that afternoon. Spencer scored a total ,f five runs on five hits and a sacrifice fly during that inning. Gilmer used three pitchers trying to stop the barrage. At the outset, it appeared Gilmer would walk away with the game. as John Fox doubled in the first inning and ..... ,q nn Kevin Kennedy's triple, and Ted Hamric. Titan starting pitcher. t loire Fox connects for Titans ha Titan track star Mark Summers, GCHS long' distaace tamer, with trophy received for scoring most ~ts [9.5] emoted by AA Class athlete at Falrmont Times Invitational Track M~t. Mark placed first in mile run [4:51.7] and third in 880-yd. rum. Ribbons also represent track feats. GLEHVILL ent in T, Stock of SPECIAL ITEMS IN ARCH|R: Bow, 45 or 50-1b.--S39.g5 iitcbell 300, Spedal Sl6.95 SahnR Eggs--Sl.39 and Sl.69; Also some for 3 far Sl.O0 Fine Selection of Flies 39', 50c& 69' lemingtu Model 700, 22-250, --$169.95 lemiqtnn IJyJn 66, 22--S62.95 Remington 71111, 222--s?19.95 o m ,ck- - ,L See as mow for those hard to get JtemJmgton Deer Rifles THURSDAY Ftoor samples ',arsl I. tim' s.vcnth inning, Billy Lilly d-uh, h;d to send Ted llamric to third wilh lhe winning run, but both Mike Mioney nnd Brady bit dribblers to the pitt:her ft)r tw() successive outs. Fox raced for a left field blast in the eighth and made a stunning catch with tv, o Spencer men poised on base to retire the side. Gilmer bats turm~i enid. however, and the fateful ninth inniog spelled the end for the Rame Titans. Fox and Frank Tomblin came in to relieve Brady. but four runs had already scored. Spencer had a total of 12 hits. one m()re than Gilmer. 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