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SPORTS +. t ipl m _0O R II/ Store on o "-,:; ++,o \\;v/ x++ ++, ,,+ + STAN MESEROLL + guess I've heard a hundred or more excuses for not just as many excuses for not going fishing as for the other day takes the grand prize in a local retail establishment extolling the various and Summersville Lakes. especially as related to t tastiest of all piscatorial perch (it's not a pike, despite The one chap claimed to have taken a few fair-size lake, Sutton, using air-inflated nightcrawlers. While I SUccess at this Braxton County reservoir, mine caught convinced last April that Summersville was the for lunkers. I photographed several walleye there that mark and stood goggle-eyed as Dept, of Natural recorded data from at least 10 more similar size walleyes set the night before. I insisted as the three of us wiled away a hot, Summersville." But the youngest among us to fish that lake. There's too many good lookin' .guy!" If prizes were ever given for excuses, that one, y of all, especially since the fisherman who as I know, a single, swingin' bachelor. That's akin to movie because she'd take your mind off the story what is considered the all-time classic piece of of piscatorial endeavor. He called it "The Compleat when and if paralysis or some other now forces me to hang up my fish pole and retire to my ink I'll turn m; No. 2 pencil stub to writing a I'll call it "The Compleat Apologist," and in it I'll of allowable angling alibis. I could start it out, for P called the "Blackberry Rationale."-a tall, but true, took place a week ago on Stonecoal Lake. to Convince your spouse that fishing is fair sport, you device I've used successfully for two years in a row. certificate for a fishing license as a birthday gift. last Sunday, as I have said before, "you don't want Let's go to Stonecoal." And as extra bait, I added, while we're there. They're really thick even have to get out of the canoe." Lois' eyes jam and jelly and blackberry pie. "Okay," she PUt our gear in the canoe--two berry buckets, and, or three, a can of worms, and the tackle box. The fish day, but of course that's an old standard excuse for lack of angling success is better: I was too out, the best and biggest berries were not on 'hush" so we spent more time than we had figured instead of a stringer with fish. Lois did get one to another justificable, pragmatic, perfectly plausible Y line. This angling episode might be aptly headed, "A Again, the setting was Stonecoal. Instead of staying a chore I've left half done ever since fishing I convinced the "other half" that we ought to be of hers. This time, as added incentive, Bob Deal had jigs he had used to corral a walleye the week to a supposed Stonecoal walleye "feeding well." fish, walleye happens to be my wife's favorite Unfortunately, however, I had failed to send for (now required even if you use an electric motor) propulsion by armpower instead of the easier Deal's Walleye "well," but pulled into a favorite cove fillet for dinner the next day, but as any avid his wife to fish must know, it was Lois, not I, !16-inch walleye, and several bluegills too. My alibi? I on teaching Lois how to properly work a her cast, refine her technique, etc. Between a own, I had to keep maneuvering the canoe in a gusty ts unable to use my usual better angling expertise. chapter titles for "The Compleat Apologist" too: the "No-Time Syndrome," the "Lost Lure ' Whitewash," and the "We-Got-There-Too-Late" and pleas. Most fishermen can probably add a local fishermen have recently landed some trophy for a Trophy Fish Citation, a state DNR-issued reproduction of the species of fish taken, and only cost to the angler is a 13-cent stamp. If you the following minimum weight standards, stop by me for an application: Small mouth bass, 3 lbs.; 15 lbs.; Rainbow trout, 3 lbs.; Brook trout. 1 el catfish, 5 lbs.; Flathead, 10 lbs.; Sunfish. 1 lb.: July 29, 1976 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 5 Marks, Kirkpatrick top Monkey Gilmer County All-Stars split two in eelpre teape bowling statistics The Gilmer County Little League credit for the win. George Martin of All-Star team ended the first week-end Normantown provided strong relief of play in the Belpre, Ohio Junior - pitching over the final three innings. Baseball Tournament with a 1-1 Danny Minney scored twice and The team of Colleen Collins, Elsie Kirkpatrick, Bantz Collins and Junior Boggs record. Todd Jolliffs run scoring double was held a slight lead over the team of Reta Kight. Sharon Mencer, Jim Mencer and On Saturday, Point Pleasant broke Carry Kight after the week's play ending July 14 in the Monkey Bowling League. Statistical leaders are as follows: llen HIGH AVERAGE Lynn Marks Bantz Collins Junior Boggs and Melvin Robinson HIGH GAME Marty Logan Junior Boggs Lynn Marks - UNIFORM PANTS El' SHIRTS L.A. SLACKS - BLOUSES S - BARGAINS - BARGAINS Marty Logan Darrell Horner Junior Boggs Lynn Marks Marty Logan Junior Boggs Garry Kight Jim Mencer Marty Logan Elsie Kirkpatrick Reta Kight Collen Collins, Janice Wagonner Reta Kight Elsie Kirkpatrick Shelby Facemire Reta Kight Sharon Mencer Shelby Facemire Elsie Kirkpatrick Rata Kight Colleen Collins Reta Kight Sharon Mencer Elsie Kirkpatrick HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SIERS HIGH SERIES HANDICAP Women HIGH AVERAGE HIGH GAME HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HIGH SERIES HANDICAP Officiating course offered in Parkersburl[ Parkersburg Community College is offering a course in football officiating for prospective officials. Gary Prater, coordinator of PCC's Health, Physical Education and Recreation Program, explained that a new ruling by the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commis- sion makes it mandatory for all prospective officials to complete a Troy SNpS /JOSS' strH/r The Sand Fork+Lions had an eight-game win skein broken last Tuesday, July 20 when the Troy Pirates nipped them 4-3. Sand Fork is now 8-2 in Gilmer County Boys baseball play, having lost two of three games to Troy. Mike Vigor had three hits in leading Tray's ten-hit attack. Somer- ville had a single and a triple, Cates had two singles and Joliff had a triple to add to Tray's offense. Paul Minney slugged a home run for the losers, while Robert Cottrell, Danny Minney, Tom Putnam and Joey McHenry all had two hits. Winning pitcher James Cates struck out six, while loser, Danny Minney whiffed 11. Troy also won the B league game 5-4. I'|n! Nmtd lmp AIl.$tsr Mike King, son of Mr. and Mrs, Loring D. King of Alum Bridge, was recently named outstanding player in his league during the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcat basketball camp in Buckharmon. He was also a member of the camp All-Star team. He was $13,000. O0 presented a plaque by Salem College basketball star Archie Talley. GOff It/driers to meet TION SALE All boys interested in participa- ting in football at Gilmer County High School are asked to attend an organizational meeting on Friday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the high school gym. AT Remember--October 1 is the last day to register to vote In this year's General Election. "WE'RE ON THE SQUARE" GRANTSVILLE , TRAINFULLOR PART TIME I Fishing Tackle in town.  wTn;rRTllltrTaitnn8g I (Saturdays & Sundays) aqual- n U +fled driver can be aamin 9 I tSOWSof Guns,andincludingArcherYHandSUpplies'Guns. i q2,OOO i of Scopes, Mounts, Slings and [[ !,"::":=:: n S REVCO Tractor Trailer Train- I ells and Reloading Supplies. [ ilaOn"ln;reTilelitrnaiY;2ent; ! 8estNightServiCe.crawlers for sale." ! "+d"b+'+'"'"'a"+aS"+? +' _l CALL NOW! ; i  r e,,bul. 9 ! m 1304) - ] _ _ 622 13 6 j 173 172 161 214 210 205 231 217 221 551 539 536 577 576 570 161 161 a scoreless deadlock in the fifth inning and went on to win 3-1. Dan Minney of Sand Fork was charged with the loss. Troy's Rod Somerville scored the only run for the local all-stars. On Sunday, the Gilmer Countians bounced back with a 6-3 win over Parkersburg Criss. Jim Cates of Troy pitched the first three innings getting Pioneers add freshman Oll Glenville State College Football Coach Earl Adolfson announced last week that Kemp Kelley. a 6 ft. 1 in., 165 lb. quarterback from Sissonville will be playing football for the Pioneers next season. the only extra base hit for the winners, The kmble-elimination tourney will resume Saturday, July 31, at Belpre with Gilmer County meeting the Eastwood All-Stars at 1 p.m. AUCTION BARN Top Town Hill Ghnvilh We sell antiques, new and used merchandise. ConsiRnments accepted at 5:30 p.m. on Monday. SALES START 6:30 P.M. ROBERT J. BUTCHER Auctioneer /, pmtammmmmmmmmummmmmmmttutmmtmtlttlmtmmll u ,40 : Dr. AND MRS. J.C. BARTRAM WILL BE IN 191 : ',7 +2 .: GLENVILLE, .PARKED ON DR. HOEFER'S SIDE: : LOT ON HUNTER STREET JULY 30'th. : 2o5 s m : COME AND SAY HERO. " Be 522 i I1 509 UUlllllllllllllllmlllllllllllllmllllllln 45O 554 542 534 IX, Purina Farmers Chows Friend We carry a complete line of Purina Chows Et Health Care Products, also a complete line of Protein Blocks, Salts Et Supplements. Custom Mixed Feeds DAWSON TACK 8 SUPPL' ' Glenville, WV prescribed course before registering for assignments. The sessions are planned from 7 - 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Aug. 9 - 19, on campus A 20-hour practicum is required, Prater added. Further information on the course, which has a $20 fee regardless of residency, may be obtained by contracting Prater at the college, 424-8275. HORSE SHOW Aapst 1, 1976 at 1:00 p.m. I.L. MORRIS FARM ROUTE 119-33 E., GLENVILLE, W. VA. 1. HALTER CLASS - OPEN 2. BEST DRESSED HORSE, PONY AND RIDER 3. POLE BENDING - HORSES 4. POLE BENDING - PONIES . WESTERN PLEASURE - HORSES 6. FOUR CORNER STAKES - HORSES 7. THREE GAITED HORSES * 8. BARREL RACE - HORSES 9. BARREL RACE - PONIES 10. ENGLISH PLEASURE "11. STAKES - HORSES 12. STAKES- PONIES 13. LADLES PLEASURE English and Western [Horses] "14. CATALOG RACE - OPEN "16. KEYHOLE- OPEN "18. FLAG RACE - OPEN "17. PONY EXPRESS - OPEN "18. EGG AND SPOON RACE - OPEN 19. STRAIGHT BARREL RACE - OPEN 20. PICK-UP RACE - OPEN 21. DASH FOR CASH - OPEN English Tack and Attire COGGINS TEST PAPERS REQUIRED. Gate Donation: Adults - $2.00 Children under 12. |1.00 Entry Fees: Horse Classes - $3.00; Pony Classes. 12.00 [ There will be no entry lee refunds, l- Pontes and Horses cannot be cross.registered unless class is specified as OPEN. Punles mtmt be 54" or under. Riders must be 14 yrs. or under. qash Awards will be given to the Horses and Riders having the higbel total of points accumulated in twelve events [indicated by star]: FIRST PLACE . $100.00 SECOND - $75.00 THIRD. $50.00 FOURTH - $25.00 Cash Awards will be given in the Classes as follows: Horses: First. 110.00 Second - $8.00 Third. N.00 Fourth. $4.00 Ponies: First. !B.00 Second - I.00 l'Mrd - IN.00 Fourth - 112.00 All Contest Events will be electrically timed.