Flashers Divide With Gal«x Nine Lose Opener 2 to 1 But Outslug Leafs To Win Second 10 to 8 Friday Nortlf Wilkesboro Flashers lost the first game of a twin.bill at Oalax Friday 2 to 1 as Worth Cnthbertson turned in a fine pitching performance to hold the Leafs to 6nly four hits. In the fifth Inning Joe Tagliarino, who played here last year, hit a double to drive in Galax's two runs. N</rth Wilkesboro got seven hits off Masinick but scored only in 'tfie final frame. Trailing by five runs and held scoreless until the seventh, the Flashers broke out Jn a rash of base bits to score five in the seventh and five in the eighth of the second game to win 10 to 8. 'Cuthbertson pitched 8 1-3 innings of tlfe nightcap. Davis caught both games and Proscla played centerfield. Friday's games left the Flashers in a tie with Wytheville for second place, two games $ack of the league leading Granitteers of Mt. Airy. Loee To Elkin 5-8 Here Thursday nighti North Wilkesboro lost a close one to Elkin 5 to 3. Incidentally, that was the score all over the: league, with Mount Airy defeating Galax 5 to 3 and Wytheville winning 5 to 3 6ver Radford. ij Douglas Shores slammed a 400-foot homer far over the left field fence with nobody on here against Elkin in the! second Inning. The blow netted him an Elgin watch from Jewel ]j)ox and $26 in cash prizes donated by a number of firms, including CocaCola Bottling Co., Westeip Auto Store, Manship's Seafood .Center, Brame's Drug Store and; Dixie Barber Shop. ) Lee Bentley worked wjell on the mound, striking oufl eight. Elkin's two unearned run^ in the seventh was the margin < of victory. ! Johnny Mercak suffered a severe ankle sprain and l^g fracture while sliding into third base and will be out for some lime. BARGAINS On Used Pianos. Just received, carload tine used Pianos priced for quick sale. Terms if desired. Garwood Piano Co., Wllkesboro. 5-20-2t -W 1 Baseball Schedule For Coming Week May 23 North Wilkesboro at jjilkin. Radford at Wytheville,: Galax at Mt. Airy. May 24 ~Radford at North Wilkesboro. Elkin at Mt. Airy, Wytheville at Galpx. . May 25 North Wilkesboro at ijadford. Mt. Airy at Elkfn. Galax at Wytheville. ' May 26 I Wythevillfe at N. Williesboro. Elkin at Galax. Radford at Mt. Airy, i May 27 1 N. Wilkesboro at Wytheville. Galax at Elkin. Mt. Airy at Radfocd. May 28 Galax at North Wilkesboro. Radford at Elkin. Wytheville at Mt. ;Airy. May 29 j North Wilkesboro 'at Galax. Elkin at Radford. . Mt. Airy at Wytheiville. May 80 (Double Headers) Mt. Airy at North iWilke&boro. Elkin at Wytheville. Galax at Radford. ; V. F. W. Meeting Blue Ridge Mountain Post] 1142, V. P. W. will meet Thursday, May 26, 1949 at 7:30 p. m.j at the post Headquarters. Post Commander Ralph J. Wll-j liams and Paft Commander S. L.' Whitaker were gues 11th district V. F. at Elkin last Saturd; Guests of honor at were Governor W. Ke: •State Commander of W., W. H. Vander Liiden. Dry Cleaning Added Service At Wilkes lEaundry Wilkes Laundry ha j added dry cleaning service for numerous customers. modern Prosperity ell available has been ad uses water-free dry cleaning solvents for maximum Jesuits. Wilkes Laundry will call for and deliver dry cleaning work, I with highly satisfactory | results | guaranteed. at the] banquetj evening, e banquet Scott and the V. F. the firm's The most aning unit ded, which Social Calendar The regular meeting of the Musical Arts Club will be held at the home of Mrs. A. F. Kllby at 8:00 o'clock Thursday evening, May 26. The "V^esley Bible class meets Tuesday. evening, 7:80 o'clock, at the home of Mrs. L. D. Cook with Bliss Pansy Ferguson as associate hostess. W. M. U Meet Set • June 1 Postponed The Associational W. M. U. meeting announced for June 1 at Fishing Creek has been necessarily postponed until later In the summer.

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