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oO O R v4, STAN MESEROLL oN q &apos;erie night recently,:I made up my mind that come o a special hollow where I have permission to wok over a rocky hillisde where Amy, my German up a baker's dozen of grouse and a woodcock g, I intended to put Amy into some quail. l:ly 'do what I intend to do. Instinct really has "iitent" is onelthing that separates man--homo animai world.' Animals, and dogs in particular and training--not intent--supposedly govern east this is what man has always maintained. who says that "it ain't necessarily so." ciogs do have intent, he claims to have discovered. He's right, but it's nothing new. I discovered a Amy has more intent than instinct. can convince me that Amy didn't intend to tree the other day. The big liver-and-white nervously pranced earth 0aojk porch, sort of snorting and sniffing the air jiow. I closed the window, went upstairs to the qt.c0py for an article I'm writing. Two hours later, oqt.Anstinct may have told her it was time. But she ,ha so.as I opened the door, she charged off the porch a--not instinct--was clear: catch the hours before. Within seconds the feline was 'Amy has intent. I just wish her intentions would we:started the long, steep climb to that rocky ago I interded to get into grouse and possibly a woodcock |, long/blUed birds, I had heard, were migrating through figured I'd find one around a spring seep in the Iasf'time we hunted there, I collected one grouse Amy had spent most of her time running after the the Second we hit that side of the hill where she had trail, she was off. Instinct? No sir--intent! houting, whistle-blowing and headlong running I collared the errant shorthair and put her on a a 60-lb. pointer on a 4-foot long rope tees of a Gilmer County hollow and at a 12-guage shotgun and be on the alert for the flush of but the execution left much to be desired. I utes. Convinced Amy was ready to resume our ,.I unsnapped the chock cord. But my intentions were not up her mind what she'd do, and before I could get nose to the ground like a voiceless redtick trailing a for Amy to return. By then it was noon, On the way highta'ng it along a fiat below the ridge where we Amy's Iter? I don't know. At least she was trained to handle the bob white, and was to at least put her into some birds. Whenever hes closet, Amy is right there, If I take out dress the floor while I dress. But if I take out my now tattered, woods-and-game-soiled hunting pants+ then starts wagging her stubby little tail, and let going. She knows we're going to hunt. As I I'm sure had made up her mind. "Today we're model.bitd,,dog, covering every inch of ,  , '':''" Were her intenions I could tell. Instinct? ' I prefm; to believe Amy allalong intended to do a job. ay of the seasbn in 75. She knew where we were and she Ose birds. e, ry foot of the covert. Unfortunately, except for one false cessful All we found was a red-tailed hawk in an old kltenti0ns were to no avail. We may not have found any Yedthat scientist right, I d say. Now if I can only get the :int.enti0ns perhaps we can get some game. SUITS' Jk :  e) = 4i"I ' i i : Camouflage " Cotton !or !2 pc. Coverall ! ' S-M.L.XL Es STO00 Gradtswlle ' Girls tourney act,on November 25, 1976 The Glenville l)emoeratl Pathfinder 5 Members of Tanner and Troy's basketball teams get ready to put the ball in play Friday night during the Gilmer County Elementary Schools girls' basketban tournament. Sand Fork defeated Tanner to win the title championship Saturday night. Glenvine defeated Troy for the consolation title. Tlna Burkhammer of Troy drives the baseline against Tanner in action Friday night during the Gllmer County Elementary Schools girls' basketball tourna- ment. GSC splits in Weston tourney Glenville State College opened their season with a fairly easy victory over Alderson-Broaddus Friday night in the Weston Shrine Tournament, but lost a close game for the championship Saturday night against West Virginia Wesleyan. Tom Coates scored 28 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the Pioneers to a 97-89 victory over AB. Greg Arnette added 20 and Wayne Washington tossed in 19 points in the winning effort. Mike Chatman scored 28 to lead AB. The Bobcats edged the Pioneers 91-87 in the championship game. Coates, a guard, scored 30 points and: grabbed lOtbounds. Wayne Wash ington scored 25 and Charles Warner  added 18. Mark Davis and John Bates led the Bobcats with 28 points each. GSC was out rebounded 65 to 4g. The Pioneers' next game is Dec. 2 at West Virginia State. Fishing good at Spencer lake More than 100 fishermen were present for the opening day of fishing on Spencer's Charles Fork Lake Sept. 18. A creel survey conducted by Wildlife Resources personnel revealed that 330 bass, 71 bluegill, and 8 tiger muskies were caught. Most of the bass creeled were largemouth bass, but the largest bass caught was an 18-inch smallmouth taken by Bill Looney of Left Hand. The 104 bass kept by fishermen averaged 12.8 inches in length. Three of the eight tiger muskies were over the legal 28-inch minimum size and were 38 inches - 13 pounds, 32.5 inches - 9 pounds, and 30 inches - 7 pounds. The lke lsfl,,,been stocked with chaffiel::'e, but none were hecked in during the opening day. am Sarver of Spencer caught a 38-inch Tiger Musky. Additional information obtained from the creel survey indicated the average length of time fished was four hours and the average distance traveled to the lake was 9.8 miles. Nearly 76 percent of the fishermen indicated they were fishing for bass while two percent were fishing for tiger muskies only and 22 percent were fishing for mixed species. You may i i qualify for a i i tax-deferred " : retirement plan. i : , : If you re among the 40 : : mdhon Ameocans not . covered by any tax-favored : : retirement plan other than : Social Security... you may ; qualify for a Metropolitan : : Individual Rehrement : Annuity(IRA). ! , . . : With a Metropohtan Life : IRA, you can defer taxes each year on as much as : : 15% of your earned income.: : up to $1,500, and put this : : income to work to set up : yourown retirement plan. ! : , : Call me... and let s plan o : your more financially i independent future. HUNTER B. BEALL, JR. -" 813 Grand Central Avenue Vienna. W.Va. 26105 : Office: (304) 295-4561 Residence (304) 2955353 i OMetropoli(an i : Wl.re the future is now : MetCblSolttsn Life Ins. O. N.Y.. N V Special regulations imposed at Charles Fork Lake include a two per day creel limit on bass until Dec. 31. The City of Spencer requires a $5 use permit for any activities on the 7e-acre area. A West Virginia fishing license is also required. The permits must be obtained from the Mayor's office in Spencer. Children under age 15 are not required to have a permit. Fishing is allowed from daylight until dark. Boats can be used and only electric trolling motors are legal. Primary access to the lake is from the lower end via state route 36. Charles Fork Lake is built on Charles Fork of Spring Creek and is about 4 miles from Spencer. The Cast Company Pennsboro, W.Va. Taxidermist - John E. Cast Heads Mounted - Hides Tanned Novelties from Deer Feet All types of Taxidermy Accepted Agent - Pine Manor Grocery North Lewis St, Glenville .......... II/11111 II IIIIIIIIII I II IIIIII I IIBI I It's all in Weston ] l the biggest values, the widest selectio i I and the brightest smiles. 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