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December 11, 1975 The Glenville Democrat/Pathihdw 5 L MEMOm ~e-thirty in the morning, Benoit appeared at my side only woke me from a sound sleep, but so startled our thought they were in a knock-down, drag out fight. through the door window to see my bearded, bush- porch grinning like a beer drinker who had n stein of thirst-quenching brew after tramping the tU day. I opened the door and invited him in. whispered in his Canadian French. "Vite-get your BEATS ST.MARY'S 106--70 I stammered. "go-o-o? Where?" "You no get my letter?" I shook my head inside then and explained his hurried mission to talked, he kept turning his head to peer outside. He an empty niche in his cold storage cellar hut in Quebec with the "tasty venison" that some Pennsylvania writer find down here. The writer, while hunting moose in had said the best tasting deer he'd ever had was you shot your game," I said. Benoit pronounced 'readers of this column know. uses his trained animals to for him. He won't use a gun or rod and reel. deer. You never get one, someone say. so I -,~ll b~. You shoot-not me. We'll split up the meat 50-50. It'll he muttered. "It's a new moon. you know." When the I at night and bed down at sunrise. But on a new moon. they don't feed at night and will graze early in the going to get the deer to come to me? How?" my moosa-Mandy's mate. She'll get a buck,"Benoit Rain, he whipped out a flask of Spruce juice, his potent, offered me a "before breakfast" drink. I pushed the [~ked. "Where?" He gestured toward College St. I flew a jacket as I went. but forgetting that I hadn't put on wet, cold frost on the grass. I cringed, took a breath, I came to the curb. Benoit's bush country buggy was idling, in the middle of the street and behind it was a just big enough to haul one of those north-country a hinged slat and I peered into the blackness. I I Snort and the smell was enough to convince me that this wasn't kidding. now. "Park that rig on the side street," I instructed. ~ith you in 10 minutes," I said. Benoit was looking up the - I wait," he muttered. Parked Benoit's outlandish outfit on a side road near 1oo~ around like some shoplifter searching for the the trailer door and disappeared inside. This is moose in the Mountain State. I must be dreaming, but Minnie with a rope tied to a moose out of caribou hide. Benoit exp]ained how we'd for Mandy," he informed me. "I been keepin' 'em in been talkin' to each other all day long, snortin' up if I tie her up to a tree out there, Minnie'li love-talk to answer her, and that'll get one of them deer You get up a tree and you'll see. You can hit 'ira with said I could. "Let's hurry up, then," Benoit said up a pipeline right-of-way. "I'll tie her up just the cJm~dian, so went looking for a tree stand while . animal trainer getting ready for the big show, I took the Spruce juice with me. I didn't want Its pungent odor would only scrare off any deer that all buck-bringing bellow. A moose-startled grouse came boiling out of the brush fire. It's a wonder it didn't drop over of a heart attack I heard a crackling in the woods above and to the of the tree. A buck? I strained to see antlers. Then I behind me time. I didn't turn to look for fear I'd the right-of-way, near the top of the ridge about 10 or 12-point buck stepped into full view. I ! 25.06. Minnie stil] moaned. I couldn't see Benoit. Then I the fifth race at Charlestown. A whole herd of up the ridge again and caught just a glimpse of my heeded for the tethered moose. I didn't have a ~oit racing out of the forest, Minnie in tow. As he about "maniac deers". Minnie was limping blood on her leg, As Benoit dropped over a little knoll ' a~meone else. wearing what looked like a wide-brimmed L tat form. came flying out of the woods, waving his arms a whistle and shouting in French at Benoit. But he to a stop at the edge of the knoll, clutching his leg. I slid his aid. Grimacing, he explained his presence as I Benoit's buggy heading for home. here all the way from Montreal," the man - a Game '"We heard he was going to take that moose here and he I almost caught up with him at your house, but he must you got out here before I could catch up. Now he said. as he slammed his hat on the ground. Warden to his car. He was my only ride home. We "- eggs and ham, no venison. ~Y deer! But neither did Benoit. Honm '~l ~ Care Products Available. Halter At Dawsom Farm - 462-7119 Greg Aruette, #40, puts in 2 more points for GSC win over St. Mary's. In the first home basketball game of the season. GlenviUe State bowed to West Virginia State, 79-74. but came right back to pass the century mark and blitz St. Mary's College, 106-70. In the WVS game, Glenville had three starting players shoot for 20 points or better. The Pioneers became 0-1 in the Conference and the Yellow Jackets 2-0. Leading Glenville with 27 points was Randy Datcher, junior Tom Coates shot 21 and sophomore Greg Arnette connected for 20. Ran Calloway put 23 points in for WVS and Paul Tombs scored 14. Dickie Russell and Tim Hutchings, a substitute, each tipped in 13. Even though the Pioneers took an early lead, WVS led at the half 44-33. -The score was tied once midway through the second half, 56-56, but Glenville couldn't rack up the points needed to win. WVU gets more grants Grants received by West Virginia University this past month include: A $61,436 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to support a social work field instruction unit in child development throughout West Virginia. Dean Leon Giusberg of the VU School of Social Work is in charge of the project. Two additional grants totaling $6,850 from the West Virginia Heart Association. The principal WVU investigators are Wilbert E. Gladfelter, nigro-striatal pathways and systemic blood pressure, and David G. Frazer, the role of pulmonary bubbles in circulatory diseases. A $20,800 grant from the National Science Foundation for research on pulsatile flow through an orifice. Richard A. Bajura of the WVU Department of Mechanical Engineer- ing and Mechanics is in charge of the project. Courage Is- Indifference to personal misfortume=. Gun' Bow or Fishing tackle on your shopping a nice selection of Rifles, Shotguns, Hand guns, ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE, 1975.76 December 2 West Virginia State Home December 6 St. Mary's CoUege [Maryland] Home December 9 Salem College Home December 11 Morris Harvey Home December 15 Becldey Away December 29-30 Holiday Tournament Williamson, West Vlrlp~ia Concord, Glenville, Transylvania U., and Pikevil]e College, Ky. January 2-3 Shrine Tournament, Marlotla, Ohio Allegheny Col., Case Western Reserve U., Glenviile, Marietta January 7 Fairmont Home January 10 Morris Harvey Away January 13 West Vkginia Tech. Away January 17 West Virginia State Away January 20 West Liberty Home January ~ Salem Cogese Away January 26 Fairmont Away January 28 West Virginia Wesleyan Home January 30 Beck]ey February 4 Davis and Elldns Away February 7 West Liberty Away February 10 West Virginia Tech. Home February 13 Bluefleld Away February 14 Concord Away February 16 West Virginian Wesleyan Away February 17 Davis and Elktns Home COACHES: JESSE LILLY a TIM CARNEY Some people believe that if you turn your money when you hear the cuckoo, you'll have money in your purse till m he comes again. ml IIH In Spatial Broughton Milk 1 gal. jug - $1.69 GLENVILLE SUPERETTE In the St. Mary's game of Dec. 6, Glenville easily overpowered the Maryland college. As the game started, the Pioneers kept St. Mary's from scoring any points for the first three minutes or so and lIM at the half 54-32. Glenville upped their record to 2-2 after this game, shot 49 per cent from the outset of the game. Not once did Maryland lead the game. These five Pioneers broke into double figures: Grog Arnette led with 23, Randy Hess and Charles Warner with 12, and Reggie Carter and Gary Nottingham 10 each. .= MES 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 home fully displayed and lighted for your shopping convenience Member Open Weekdays 8:00 - 7:30 ,, Phone 269-1510 " of W.Va. Mobile Home Association,.. ,. III III I I I II!I II I Open Monday thru Saturday TIL CHRISTMAS 5WC 2346 I 5WC 3560 Features 8 cycles for coml~ete washing flexibility! 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