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 , :, It:q; The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 5 ,,-o, Titans tie fourth place in Antlerless deer applications TS In the FIELD . AA Re onaJ meet availa I , . , ,. , ent  hddren dnd bona All license applicahons must be :' : ' . " fide v O  Paced by Don Wdson theGflmer in the sky. The Big Dipper. Leo the Lion. Draco of Spring - were plainly visible, a reminder of Over the darkened wilderness of Quebec years ago. t0 fish for walleye and pike: in the West Virginia e camped to hunt the wary. wild turkey and fish the light of the glittering stars and a bright of snow when we woke at four that Saturday I Stars already obliterated by the light of dawn, the turkey echoed through the forest. Two of us "He's still in a tree," Ed Gross whispered as breath-taking climb. It was the first gobbler I almost to the day. that I had first come to West big game bird. I had come with a hunting but I returned to New Jersey not with fish nor vow to move to the Mountain State! Bob Arnold Back Country as guests of John Dietz. then the state. We stopped in Glenville on the way Democrat/Pathfinder" for sale. and "guide" was Ed Gross, a soils scientist for Ed, Dennis Law and I had left Byrl Law's made our way through the outback to a dirt We parked the pickup and went over plans. Ed he had continued to scout for more, hoping to tom. explained. "One on this side of Dry Fork in Other side on that ridge over there," he said, pointing the longer, more rugged climb and struck out on his to the west. We had to cross a getting to the woods. Ed, as agile as a Rocky way as I huffed and puffed and paused every 50 "Too many cigarettes," I knew. Sheep and their us warily as we made our way for the woods. I on the first flat, All we could hear was the climbed on. Ed worked closer to the bowl where that tom. Still no sound. "Maybe he's moved ridge," I speculated as a puzzled Ed frowned. to the bird. We worked across the ridge. Then on the forest floor, indicating that the turkey rested, Ed suddenly and frantically waved "he said again as I reached his side. It bonafide gobble in the wild. "He's in a tree." avoiding a myriad of dry twigs that lay watch, then signalled me to stop, Another gobble Woods. Ed took out his slate caller and expertly t the gobbler off his roost. It was 7 a.m. No answer can get closer," Ed whispered. We inched our and a few scattered trees and there took our boulder, the turkey gobbled again, this time from settled into his "blind" behind me, just out of my t again. No answer. We waited and I scanned the County High School Titan track club scored 52 points to tie Williamstown for fourth place in the 'AA' Regional Track meet. Wilson, a senior track standout, qualified in the 440 yard dash. the high jump and anchor legs of the undefeated mile relay team and the two mile relay team. Wilson captured the 440, running almost two seconds ahead of his nearest competitor, crossing the tape with a 51.9 time. He placed third in the high jump, leaping six feet to place. He also turned on the juice to make up lost ground in the last lap of the two mile relay to earn the Titans second place Seven more added football roster Mike Smith of Elyria Catholic, Richard Heffelfinger of Troy High School. Jerry DeWayne Cole of Hurricane and Jeff Mumaw, a Potomac State grad will participate in football at Glenville State College according to a release by Earl Adolfson, football coach. Smith is a 180 pound fullback, Troy downs two opponents Troy Elementary downed two opponents in recent ballgames. In the first game, Troy topped Normantown. 13-O. Outstanding innings included four runs in the first and six runs in the third, Steve Carney pitched a one-hitter for the win. Top bats included Buddy Peggs with a homerun and two singles and Mike King with a triple and two singles. In the second game. Troy bopped Tanner. 21-3 of the arm of Steve Carney and relief by Rich Townsend. Top bats were Mike King with three triples and Ronny Delmont with a triple and two singles. moved. I adjusted my face mask so I could see . ' - 1 Was, coal black and as big ass bear cub-a wild IBICZH00HH|ALI Ver seen. I gripped my shotgun and tried to steady [==,-, wmm  Mm.m, ,m I pered to Ed. but he couldn't hear. The gobbler IBRIEFS - d )O yards away. slowly heading right for us. Ishook. . .... .. v . _ : THE LAST BATTLE pped its wings and flew, coming toward us but to Most American school ck woods where a shot was useless, children know that the last LEd stammered. "I ruined it. Damn! I didn't know L ..___/a:lool ._ , ____,..,_.____ ,-. = --,,..,,-- ne eeVvUna.. '! know what happened. Then Ed explained, in 1781, but few know that kl t answer my call, I thought we'd had it, so I stood our closest allies, the French, ! (they can spot the slightest movement even at 150 were right there when the l Bntmh Army surrenoereo Ed moved. It had been a picture-book stalk, and tantial harvest - was a disappointment, it had been t I've ever enjoyed, The scouting, the strategy, the ( OlD tA' >   had been done in true sportsmanlike fashion. I tried [:=--"""",/ 't be so upset, for he was. He had provided one of  .-_,  l Iliag experiences in the outdoors. -,-.,,'I,j'AI eke. I should have stayed closer to Ed. Later. I I-;l,'L "" I 'answered Ed's call and had taken so !ong to come .4# Cold. After gobbling all week, a tom, I m told, gets mib'.l*ctjr..__. klLl .a. If the temperature drops below freezing, they , - -" _--,. __. -'Is--" I ey do on the warmer days In fact, it was the wily  " French general, Lafayette, 0rt w who kept the British forces asideal, an afternoon quest for trout on Laurel urrounded there until he lerican Sportsmen - a breed the exact opposite of Ed s ........... Iilsa-.- . r . _ e ...... was lolnecl oy wasnlngcons , -- trout fisning expedition mr Don Phillips and army. To commemorate this at th s old Franco-Amerman alhance : e stream, I spotted the ugly signs - beer can , " ". Card and to celebrate the Bcen t" ed hook and lure packages littering the ,o,,,on,ft,= ,,oa.q,t,., Iter SOon led to two fishermen. Don and I went in the '-"Z; " "" U"',vt'T"' lotl r ass. rtenness, y  o, nas. later the two strangers came clumping past us, produced a special cognac I We fished, and bit tipsy from too much beer that is of the a a reproduction of th th r uttm full boded brandies Amer I" e stream stirring up e wate and p " g " " - at ,, icon and French soldiers have been there. "If only, I said as we left ......... slor . oran ourmg me Amerman ,, tsmen, like Forester Ed, how much better the Revolution Fittingly, Bicentenaire cognac is packaged in a bottle similar to the one used in =.... Washington's time, and is alillllmalliHIl i sealed with cork and wax. =, ..... _u Oddly enough, historians those voters that suppo, rzea my 1 note that no real battle was n'partisan Board of Educatmn. -" ever fought at Yorktown. ' it"  lfllatla,u 1 Outnumbered by more than """=" ="='=" = two to one, Cornwallis sur- COX'S Mill, W. Vs.  rendered his 7,247 men to / Washington, a surrender ltlllmmamllimllild which ended the volution- a War. I automatic with scope, used sale pr,ce }.00  th-- see thru scope mounts us:l. 99.95 n 12 guage automatic 30" full usl "e price sale price 185.00 Iurnp 20 guage 28" full used sale price 129.95 er 6" barrel used sale pr!ce 35.00 revolver 6" barrel used sale price 86.00 tel new reg. 79.95 sale price 69.95 get pistol new reg. 99.95 sale price 89.95 gle snx revolver new reg. 99.95 sale price 89.95 PRICES GOOD THIS WEEK ONLY and a qualifying berth. The Titan one mile relay team remained undefeated with a time of 3:38.7. Commenting on the efforts of his mile relay team. Titan Coach Clyde Stepp exclaimed, "'We're undefeated and we have a good shot at Charleston.'" Other Titan finishers included: Pole VaultdVlaxwell. 10-6 for a third place finish: 440-Hitt, 55.O for a fourth place finish: Mile-Kuhl, 5:05.8 for a fourth place finish: 880-Greynolds. 2:07.7 a fourth place. Gilmer qualified three individuals and two relay teams for the state meet to be held Friday and Saturday. May 21 and 22. at Charleston's Laidley Field. to GSC Heffelfinger is a 195 pound tight end and defensive end. Cole is a 190 pound fullback and defensive end and Mumaw is a 170 pound defensive corner. Adolfson commented that all four will be valuable additions to the GSC squad. Additionally,Coach Adolfson an- nounced the signing of three more grid players just before press time. They are John Snyder, Brad Batten and Bart Batten. submitted before ]uly 30, 1976, to: Application Section. Department of Natural Reseurces, Post Otfice Box 67, Elkins. West Virginia 26241. A total of 24,016 licenses will be issued. Cantner commented. "Chances of being selected to receive a license should be good in most counties." Applications received after July 30. 1976. will not he included in the computer selection. Successful appli- cants will receive notices of eligibility in October. Instructiens on the notice explain procedures for obtaining the license and indicate the county that may be hunted. "Only West Virginia residents are eligible for this special license." said Dan E. Cantner. wildlife resources chief. "Resident landowners, their GCHS Linksters grab 155 win Tom Davisson fired a 37 and Keith Morrow a 38 to lead Gilmer County to its 15th golf win this season, a 158-167 decismn over Harrisville here Thurs- day. Gilmer (158) - Keith Morrow 38: Tom Davisson. 37: Willard Wright. 40: Jerry McPherson 43: Greg Adolfson. 48. Harrisville (167) - Kevin Stout. 40: Mike Snodgrass. 40: Mark Meager. 43: Brian Snodgrass. 44. resident tenants of land located in the counties open to antlerless deer hunting may hunt antlerless deer on their own land on Dec. 10 and 11 without a license." Applications for West Virginia's lq76 antlerless deer licenses are now available at all license agents, county clerks' offices, Department of Natural Resoflrces district offices, and DNR's operations center in Elkins, ONE TO SUIT EVERYBODY'S NEED Holly Park Windsor = Norris Freedom Double-Wide H omes BEST SERVICE MOVE AND SET UP OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK SUNDAY 1 5 ilFLKNAP MOBILE HOMES. INC. Phone 364-5608 Rt. 4 lust off 1-79 TaKe (,assa or-Sutton Exits Toward Gassawa Gassava WV Opposite Braxton County Armm'x Snyder is a 5'10", 185 pound offensive guard and defensive tackle out of Ripley High School. Adolfson feels Synder is a fine prospect for GSC. Brad and Bart Batten are all-sport standouts from St. Albans. Brad is a 5'9 '. 170 pound halfback and Bart is a 5'9". 170 pound End and defensive halfback. Both were standouts on their high school squads. They also were standouts in wrestling, baseball and track, Coach Adolfson commented that these two will be blue chippers for the GSC squad. Purina Farmers Chows Friend We carry a complete line of Purina Chows t Health Care Products, also a complete line of Protein Blocks, Salts Et Supplements. Custom Mixed Feeds DAWSON TACK Er SUPPLY Glenville. WV i ,imlmmiimmm--- " , , I GLENVILLE FORe SALE 5 ,, - t 1976 HORNET I 1973 BRONCO "ISPORT']III 16,374 Miles, 2 Door, 6 Cyl., Aut. Trans. Aut. Trans., Power Stee i g, li! I 25,a96 miles I I V-8, Auto Trans, Power Steering V-8, Aut Trans, Red, m:  L " I Power S;eering" |Ir.: 1971 FORD GALAXIE 500 |i 4 Door, Air Cond, V-8 Aut. Trans., Power _ " Standard Trans., Local Trade-in |': 5tearing I I: GALAXIE 1973 F-1-100 , 11 Anr197o,FO?ADut Trans, Power Steer'ngi EXPLORER PAK 1: " " " Aut. 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