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IS in the FIELD BY STAN MESEROLL Unsuccessful day--that&apos;s what I have to call a recent I returned to the scene of my squirrel searching exploits adversaries mounted a cavalry-like charge that cop movie chase seem like serious cinema. frost carpeting the ground two Saturdays ago, and our , in an effort to keep the inside mercury up to , woolies and set out in search of squirrel. The still as I stalked, cautiously avoiding twigs and any leaves frost, Breaking open my 12-guage over-and-under, I and clicked it closed, reedy for who knew a shallow creek, I scanned the hillside for some evidence flew in and out of a mult/flora thicket. I marveled at could fly through such a tangle of thorns with out is one of the many mysteries of nature. 10 minutes or so. my fingers slowly succumbing to the thoughts wandered, as they often do when in the wild. I e camping trip of 20 years ago. and that reminded climbing and camping trek in the Catskills. and son into the woods. Suddenly the flicker of a tail ray recall reverie. It took me a second or twoto focus on the across the hill tighten the outer edge of gun range. I my best to eyeball its distant progress. Just then I heard in the leaves--another squirrel. In this case, there at the base of a dead tree shorn by nature of all its uv my over-and-under, one of the frisky trio leot onto the buddies in a playful little physical fitness exercise. All raced laterally around the tree about two feet from the game of "circle-the4ree." I think my laughter spoiled my shot and the clownish threesome zipped up the tree and den. I never saw them again. into the still silent forest, pausing every three still-hunting deer. I spotted movement in the sky. Far above huge Great Blue Heron, its long neck stretched parts unknown--Louisiana, Florida, Texas? It had a 6 feet. I watched until it flew out of sight. The woodland turned my head at a sound. A huge oak leaf bounced its trees, groundward bound. Then another leaf, and another. air everywhere filled with noisily falling leeves--a were brown. There was no wind. A rising sun {it ted the frost, I guess, ungluing whatever it is that holds the I moved on and switched my search from squirrels to L WOods, I slowly walked upMll headed for a birdy covert I from her bed just inside the forest. I froze. She ran turned her head. and with her big ears erect tried might be. She looked to be in prime condition-a As I moved, she flipped up her white tail in a wave into the woods. I continued my climb, thump." I heard it as I topped a rise--the sound of a drumming grouse. I thought I knew where his located, so began to circle around to where I might catch a ritual. Ten steps later I was nearly startled out of my boots as a covey of 15 to 20 bob white quail suddenly from me. Instinctively, my gun hit my shoulder, but I doesn't open until Nov. 6. What were those birds doing Woods? I have hunted that hollow dozens of times, but this ever put up quail. I let them go and pursued my drumming log. but not until after he flushed, expertly placing an brush between he and me. I left the woods, empty-handed {unsuccessful} sSsful of same i had flushed. It was and I decided to try one more time to jump a But alas, the ponds were barren of birds. But as I drove swimming wood ducks in a stream. I pulled up and silently One last attempt, I kept low, quietly sneaking to a spot across ducks should be. Slowly I began to stand, but as I did it swimmer Mark Spitz was splashing his way to a The ducks, out of range, flew off for the woods beyond. I then it dawned it on me why the ducks had flushed so on my blaze-orange hunting hat! uirrel woods one evening last week, this time intent on I watched and listened as a flock of bluejays, flitting across a ravine in front of me squawked and carried on as ff beer bust. They flew below me, on around the hill to my Sight. Five minutes later I heard them again, this time above something prancing over the leaves coming my 'devil" deer, I know, so I fully expected to see my friend the for the next 30 seconds of explosive confusion. be four or five--gray squirrels came barreline of the gray brigade[ I threw fired at the one furthest away. They skidded to a stop and another, I squeezed but the second barrel wouldn't fire. seemed to be everywhere, I broke open the gun, on barrel, slid it into the other, snapped the gun closed, and gray squirrel highballing it down the hill behind me. It only the target flew over the ground, not in the air. I looked for my game. Score in all the fast, furious and one squirrel. Those bluejays, I believe, are better dog[ OIL AND GAS RESIST PULL<PN PECOS COMFORT GUMB SHOE SHOP (Opposite C,o00art) Glenville, W.Va. See us for Original Mink Oil Vibram Lug Soles & Heels ALSO AVAILABLE IN "Taylor Made" Retruds ALL SIZE PASSENGER TIRES )ne-Day Retreading Service TAILOR'S November 4, 1976 The Glenvflle Democrat/Pathflad S Pioneers embarrassed 53-8 by W.Va. State rcASY PAVM[/NT eLAN- /vO Ii/ONEY DO/N IT TAKES TWO-It's very seldom when one man brings down GSC tailback Leandis Hedges. Hedges passed the 1,0O0 yard season rushing mark in last Saturday's dismal loss to W.Va State. In doing so he set a school record for most yards gained in a season. [Democrat photo] West Virginia State had a field day against a listless Glenville State Saturday, as they cruised past the Pioneers 53-8. Almost scoring at will. State piled up 307 yards rushing and 73 yards passing. The only bright spot for GSC was the running of tailback Leandis Hedges who broke the 1,000 yard season rushing barrier and set a new school record for yards gained in one season. State got their first score on a 12-yard field goal with 10 minutes to play in the first quarter. On the next series the Pioneers gained 20 yards on a fumble when Hedges fumbled and Gene White recovered after a scramble for the ball. But the Pioneer drive stalled on State's 48 yard line. The Yellowjackets set the tone for the rest of the afternoon on their next possession. On third down and 12 at the GSC 28 yard line State caught the Pioneers on their heels as Brett Madden scored on a draw play. It was 10-0 with 6:14 to play in the first quarter. Hedges fumbled on the first play after the kickoff and State recovered however Pioneer Don Stout recovered a fumble three plays later, 30-30 cartridges being recalled Federal Cartridge is recalling certain 30-30 rifle cartridges and empty unprimed 30-30 cartridge cases which have a structural weakness making them potentially dangerous to shoot. The recall is for 30-30 ammunition or empty 30-30 cases with lot codes ending in -5280 through -8285. Lot codes are stamped on the back of each box. Boxes may have the brand names of Federal, Revelation, Wards, or Hiawatha. Shooters who have this ammuni. tion should call 800-328-7525 or write Customer Service, Federal Cartridge, Anoka. Minnesota 55303 for proper disposition and refund info'm- arian. The case heads of a small number of these cartridges may separate on firing, resulting in a jammed rifle and possible injury from escaping gas.. Although no serious injury has been reported, they should not be used. Only a fraction of one per cent of the several million cartridges and unprimed cases produced are suspect. Pe.nnsboro uses M.,racle to defeat Gtlmer 36-12 postponing the onslaught. The Pioneers penetrated to the 20 yard line with the aid of 15 and 49 yard runs by Hedges, but the drive stalled after Rocky Graves missed a field goal attempt from the 30 yard line. Early in the second quarter Pioneer quarterback Terry Diehl dropped back to pass from his own 22 yard line. he was hit and fumbled and State's Ralph Marshall recovered in the end zone. The official ruled that Diehl's arm was not in motion when he was hit. The Yellowjackets drove 47 yards on their next possession to score on a line plunge by Greg Monroe. GSC was forced to punt on their next possession, but the snap from center bounced in front of punter Bob Finnerty and he was unable to get the kick away and State took over on the GSC 17 yard line., On the next play Eddie Cameron hit pro prospect Warren Anderson in the end zone for the score. Dennis Strubel topped off State's first half scoring by kicking the longest field goal in the school's Mstory-a 49 yarder. They took a 33-0 lead to the dressing room. Hedges gained 117 yards in the first half and Madden picked up 124 for State. Pennsboro came up with a miracle last Friday night against Gilmer County. Cardinal halfback Mark Miracle ran roughshod over the Titans, gaining 121 yards and scoring three times, as Gilmer lost 36-12. Miracle scored his first touch- down in the first quarter on a 37-yard pass from quarterback Dave Hayhurst. The Titans came back to tie the score on lerry McPherson's one yard scoring plunge. Quarterback Hayhurst ran 21 yards for Pennsboro's next score. Miracle scored again in the second quarter on a two-yard run. He scored his last touchdown on a 20-yard pass reception in the third quarter. Mark Hayhurst added a final touchdown for the Cardinals on a four-yard run. Titan fullback Randy Miller D U kJ scored in the fourth quarter on a TIRE SERVICE nine-yard run. Permsboro netted 204 yards on the T I lE  Phone: ground end 167 passing (nine for 22}, 209-2432- Weston, WV while Gilmer racked up 141 rushing and 41 in the air (5 of 23). Traction satisfaction or 3,o:,r money back The Titans wrap up their season this Friday night at Lumberport at 7:30. GSC came out with a little renewed spirit for the second half. A 26 yard run by Hodges and a 24 yard pass completion from Diehl to Terry Harvey were the big plays in GSC's only scoring drive of the day. Hodges scored from three yards out and Diehl hit Harvey for the two-point conversion with five minutes to play in the third quarter. A disputed pass interference call on Pioneer Ed Donatell gave the Yellowjackets possession on the GSC five yard line. Madden scored two plays later and State moved to a 39-8 edge. Ralph Marshall scored another State touchdown early in the fourth quarter when he intercepted a screen pass attempt on the GSC seven yard line atd ran in for the score. State added another touchdown to push the margin to 53-8. The Pioneers are now 3-6 and end their season this Saturday at Concord. SlOe/lml/ll For information to the recovery of Two Bay Saddle Horses, "'Tenn. Walkers," 7 yr old Bay Mare with Blaze in Face and one white hind foot, Black mane and tail. 2 1/2 yr. old Stud Colt, Solid Bay, with Black Mane and Tail. Information I have these horses are likely in Gilmer, Calhoun or Neighboring Counties. These Horses were stolen near St. Maws in Pleasants County. The week of Oct. 4-1976 any information at all will be appreciated. Call Collect 665-2216 anytime Claude E. Powell Box2 St. Marys, West Vir0inia 26170 DAVES SPORT SHOP Weston Hundreds of New and Used Guns, Bushnell, Weaver, Leupold Scopes Factory Fresh Ammo See-Thru Mounts Buck, Case & Gerber Knives Dunham & Chippewa Boots Bear Archery Equipment Free Parking Open Friday evenings Got a Question? Ask Dove ,269-3S08 MONZA TOWNE COUPE H/BACK COUPE 4 Cyl. Eng.; 5-Sp. Trans.; T. Glass; Mats; Wheel Opening Mldgs.; Tilt Wheel; W. Walls; AM Radio; Undercoating, Col or Cr eam. List Price $40065.40 Sale Price $3555.00 VEGA 4 Cyl. Eng.; 4-Sp. Trans.; T. 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