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t are an unlikely combination. I know. They're on the animal kingdom rostrum and about as similar as hickory. But as different as the web-footed bushytailed nut-cutter, the two occupied all my outdoor erhaps I should have turned my attention fly-feeding trout. fall is the finest time of the year. In fact. it's so Work a four-hour night shift and can survive with four slumber, trying to get in only a minimum of all the the field is as frustrating as trying to rake leaves, paint the football game all on one Saturday afternoon. If a plug for Sunday hunting, it is. At least it would 8ire the a few more hours to pursue the game and fish for his ejoy his favorite leisure-time activity while the spectacular Is at its beautiful best. fare is almost as long as the menus at Bernles' and dove and duck, turkey and grouse, squirrel and deer cOUrse}. Add to this, trout from fall stockings started last and bass--better now. the pro's proclahn, than it has been the weatherman fails to oooperate on the working day, or ff the washing machine, family buggy and TV a fuss on Friday and demand your undivided flxin' makes the menu selection all the more difficult, to say left to enjoy tasting the outdoor offerrinp in field or one game will temporarily end this Saturday {first half ef lends} and because for the first tinm in five years or more I to quarterback by way into a duckhlind, I concentrated first jumping possibilities for ducks. I made the decision kitchen that Friday evening before the recent flood. Water, incidentally, wiped out all outdoor activity that in one hand, poised over the pan, ready to "Hold it," I said. "In this kind of weather the ducks on the ponds. I think I'll go see." A light rain had been but it had subsided some and only a light drizzle dropped she agreed (she likes roast duck as much as I]. minutes to pull on my foul weather gear, boots, and head and shell. Five minutes later, I started a 100-yard, up to a farm pond where, ff my reasoning was right, :e duckedin for ameal and overnight lodging. I f the pond, then stood up in full view Of the watery motel. I pond was empty, or so I thought. Suddenly the cattails into a flag-waving dance, the water splashed, and six away in an eager attempt to take off. They lifted out the bird in the back, swung my over-and-under with it, perfect, exciting flush--any watarfowler's delight. But o The gun didn't fire. In the excitement I had failed to take off then, I franticay pushed at the button, but by the time I birds were out of range. another pond over the hill. The drizzle had turned Close enough? I couldn't yet see the pond. I decided or never. I stood. Nothing flew. I saw a splash in the tiny pond. A fish? Muskrat? It was a merganser duck, This time I did fire, but it really was out of range. I too so(re. I went home to my omelet supper. of hunteYs hereabout I 'stirred ablt )atch hat Marty Logan and I had visited We had found only a scattering of mast on our and had seen only one gray squirreL but because of his in this same spot, Marty seemed, confident we'd buzz to keep us content. We didn't! The one woodland of range, and neither of us had a shot. We had mentally tracts of squirrel real estate, so moved over to one side of the hollow. We heard a squirrel or two hark, high. Hunt high or low? Which? We went in-between. But il, except for the flicker of one gray squirrel taiL again out headed by car this time to my favorite Eden-like hollow. his tracks less than 10 minutes after we started. "One in he whispered, "just out of range." Telling Marty to circle, hoping to get behind the squirrel and send it to Marry. But as I approached a creek, another squirrel in wet leaves intent on his food nuu'etll remembered to take off the safety and for me the squirrel open. Unfortunately, however, I ruined Marty's chance sent his squirrel scampering for the top of a tall tree up of down. to push to Marty's gun, I worked rather noisily arty stayed quietly below. Less than 100 yards gray squirrel spooked--but up a tree to my left, not on my right. Marty went back to his personal evening alone. I shifted my attention once qm to once more, but this time the migrants must have They were gone, and I returned to the county caddy squirrels and no duck--but a barrel of fun in a emporium more colorful and smfl-sa than the Constructed by man. October 21, 1976 Bluefield shocks GSC, 14.1 A blocked extra point attempt ruined Glanvflle State's homecoming last Saturday as Bluefield State dipped by with a 14-t3 win. Leandis Hedges had another superlative running game for the Pioneers as he rolled up 174 yards in 29 carriers. However, the Pioneers offensive attack was dulled by four interceptions. The running and passing of Big Blues quarterback Richard Kimberlin sparked their offense. The large homecoming crowd was thrilled by a 66-yard scoring scamper by Hedges with 6:42 to play in the first quarter. Interceptions by Ed Donatell and Dave Mossor and a fumble recovery by Bob Eaton in the early stages of the first half helped keep the Big Blues bottled up. Biuefield State scored their first touchdown after returning a short punt to tim GSC 36 yard line. Arthur ]ackson scored from three yards out. On the next series of plays Dave Litz intercepted a pass from GSC quarterback Tom Cowan at the 50 yard line and returned it to the Pioneer 38-yard line. On the first play following the interception Kimberlin hit Lawren- ce Hall over the middle for a touchdown. Donatell stopped another Blue- Fmld scoring threat with 28 seconds to play in the first half when he intercepted a pass on the five yard line. The Pioneers opened the second half with bursts of 11 and nine yards by Hedges, but Cowan was sacked for a K)-yard loss and GSC had to punt. The Pioneers mounted their final scoring drive in the fourth quarter after fielding a punt on their own 40 yard line. Cowan bat Mitch Guy on a 15 yard pass and a roughing the passer penalty moved the ball to the Big Blues' 13 yard line. On third and seven COWAN CORRALLED--GSC quarterback, Tom Cowan, of lrrisville is Immght down during Saturdays's homecoming game. in mud again Glenvme Democrat/Pathflader Page A WHOOPS--The ball was sometimes slippery at Rohrbough Field Saturday, as this Pioneer receiver found out. The Pioneers completed only one of six passes. [Democrat photo] Cowan hit Terry Harvey on a pass to the two yard line for the first down. Hedges scored from one yard out. But the Big Blues refused to yield for what is usually the routine extra point kick and Darrell Mung blocked Kirk Kresowaty's kick. Cowan injured his hand with about four minutes to play. He was replaced by Bob Diehl who threw an interception on his first pass attempt. Bluefield State ran out the clock. The Pioneers travel to West Liberty this Saturday. School and Office Supplies? See Us First! Glimer Graphics, Inc., 109 E. Main St., GlenviHe. t vic,orL.u 1 o..u,tmg t tt Timber Inventory,, I II Appraisal and Sales t Management I Industrial and Private I Box 8-A For the sacnd straight weak Gilmer County was forced to do hattie in the rain. No mudders, they lost to Williamstown 14-8. Wllliamstown struck early, scor- fl0g all their points in the first half. The first touchdown came in the first quarter on a 37 yard pass from Ted Insco to Randy Snyder. The Yellowjackets' next score was set up by another Ion8 bomb, this time in the Second quarter. Insco threw a 26-yard pass to Barry Douthitt, who was downed on the one-yard line. Ned Merrifleld scored from there on a line plunge. Insco ran for the extra point. (;timer scored in the third quarter after recovering a Williamstown fumble. Randy Maxwell capped a short drive when he scored from four yards out. He also ran for the extra points. Gilmer is now 2-5. They take on Harrisvilla rids Friday night at home. Troy girls basketball schedule MANOR GROCERY St. Glenville HUNTING SUPPLIES o.20 omanown Away 6:20 Oct. 26 Tanner Home 6:30 t, Guns, Ammo, Bows, Arrows, Boots, Oct. 28 SandFork Away 6:30 Iteg. or Came, Hunting Knives, Lures Nay.NOv" 41 ClanvflleGassaway AwayHme 6:307:00 QPGs, Nov. 9 Tanner Away 6:30 Sights, Binoculors, Etc.  Nov.  eurnsvine Away 7:00 Rt. 33 & 119 - 4 miles west of Weston A complete selection of Quality Built Homes 12 WIDES - 14 WIDES - DOUBLE WIDES AND MODULAR ON DISPLAY EACH FULLY DISPLAYED AND LIGHTED Phone 269-1510 -- Open Friday til 8 p.m. Member of W.Va. Mobile Homes Association Nov. 15 GhmviUe Home 6:30 WE ALSO TRADE GUNS.. Nov. 17 Burnsville Home 7:00 I! November 19.20 County Tournament. Ron Pearson was appointed StateTreasurer at a time wheWestVr$inia r the leadership of a professional to rnana the State's money. He has provided-- that leadership! Treasurer Pearson improved West Virlnia fi- nancial reputation to an all-time high. In oJy 18 monthsr Pearson will earn as much Interest for the General Reve- nue Fund as was earned in the previous 15 years. ..... It makes a difference who your StateTreasurer is. Paid by: ,.,co,,. .JolmT. Potfer, Trurr $ t GEM FURNITURE 00;'FORE Storewide Discount Sale Check Our Sales In Our Carpet Dept. (Free Estimates Given On Carpeting) Sale Thru End Of October During This Sale We Will Be Open Every Day From 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. .00m,ancmg 00va" 00ble. Use Our Lay-Away Plan If You Wish 153 Main Ave. G Furniture Store Phone 269-2877 Weston, W.Va. \