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Pateros tennis duo fifth in state A dynamic tennis duo, Bonnie Sclduneger and Joan Curtis, narrowly missed a third place spot but brought home the fifth place medals for doubles at the State Ten- nis Match at Eastmont both May 29 and 30, after having met competition from only Class A schools during the tournament. The girls, both of whom will graduate this year have played as a team for two consecutive years. Nearly all their com- petitors belonged to private tennis clubs and had private coaching, thus the fifth place is even more meaningful. In addRion they represented one of the only two teams from North Central Washington that placed in the matches. They gave up third place when they lost a tie breaker in the third set, which put them four points behind the third place winners. Both girls felt satisfied that they done their best and were proud to have achieved a fifth place slot out of six- teen teams in the com- petition. Julle Darllngton 4th in StateJnlle .arlington, high- Jumped her way to a fourth place win at the Slate Track Com- petition in East Wenatchee, Saturday, May 30, with a jump of 5 foot 2 inches. She had previously earned a second place slot at the District meet. 'llhe Pateros sophomore also competes in the long Jump event. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Darlington, Pateros. Joan Curtis and Bonnie Schiuneger Bonnie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Schiuneger of Pateros and Joan is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Curtis, also of Pateros. Mansfield Women shutout Omak team Mansfield's womens soft- ball clobbered the Lawmen's of Omak last Wednesday 28-0. In their fir- st shutout, Mansfield had no errors and pitcher Sally Closser held the opponents to only 4 hits in the 5 inning game. Good defensive per- formance was turned in by Judy Bluemer and Marcia Isaksen. Bluemer also hit well slugging 3 doubles and batting a perfect 5 for 5. ,Ce00nyon Counfry Oufdoors Featherless fliers, they're not insects. Widespread, but seldom seen, their uncounted billions comprise the second largest mammalian population on earth. Because they're small, silent, nocturnal, and reclusive, very little is known of bats - though over 1200 species and subspecies have been identified. Bats come in many sizes. Of those indigenous to the Pacific Northwest, the little brown bat weighs around 5 grams (a six- th of an ounce), the big brown hat twice that. But weight is seldom used in scientific comparisons; instead, the hat's forearm is measured. The Old World bamboo bat is possibly the smallest living mammal. With a shirtsleeve of less than 23 am, this micro- midget weighs in at a feathery 1.5 grams - complete with brain, heart, liver, bones, muscles, fat, and digestive and reproductive organs. The largest know hat boasts a wingspan of one and a half meters, a weight of around 900 grams. Batmobllity A bat's wings are its most striking physical feature. A living, transparent membrane, each wing terminates in five moveable fingers. From there, the membrane angles to the rear of the animal's body, usually attaching to the sides but sometimes on the hack. An interfemoral membrane stretches between a bat's feet and, depending on species, may be bisected by a taft. This membrane is well-developed in the insectivorous and carni- vorons species, serving as a basket to hold prey while the flying bat gains better tooth purchase. Bats consume a variety of victuals, including fruit, insects, blood, even fish. Bats chew their food well and digest R quickly. Fruit-eaters may spit out the pulp and swallow only the juice. Bats can survive long periods without free water; some may never drink, getting all necessary moisture from their food. Navigation is the most studied part of hat behavior. Sight is of only secondary importance in directing a bat's flight. Swim lessons offered at Red Cross Brewster pool Brewster Pool will hold day of the enrolled session. cates ' three gallons and Wally Scroggie, Pateros for one gallon. award certifi three sessions for swim lessons. Each session of classes offered are: Begin- ners, Advanced Beginners, Intermediate and Swim- mers. Session I will be held from June 22 to July 3, Session II, July 6 to July 17 and Session III from July 20 to July 31. Pre-registration will begin two weeks before each session and there is a limited enrollment. All participants in the beginners classes need to come to the pool for a brief ACcording to Polly Smith, local Chairman of the Red Cross Blood Bank, Cert- ificates of Appreciation and pins have been awarded to the following persons: Carole Dundas of Bridgeport for donation of two gallons, Helen Zahn, Methow, for This test will determine the beginners class level, I, H, or III. There is a mainten- ance fee for all lessons: those who not not hold a season's pass and $2.50 for those who do hold a season's pass. The time schedule for the June 22-Jnly 3 swim lessons will be: 8:00 Intermediate, Swimmers; 9:00 Beginners Ill, Advanced Beginners; 10:00 Beginners If; 11:00 Beginners I. Time schedules for the later sessions H and HI, will be released at a later time. Blood donation records are kept in order to acknowledge large contributors over the years with pins and cert- ificates. Sandbergs watch Summer basketball begins in Brewster Monday night was the opening of the Brewster Summer BB league. Tonasket beat Liberty Bell 63. The Tigers were led by Jeff Carlquist with 17 points and Todd Holmdahl with 14. Mike Brooks paced LB with 23. Chelan defeated the Brewster Red Team 62-53. Chelan was led by Jim Beeson who scored 27 points. Kelly Brown and Jim Nolan each scored 14 for Brewster. In one of the more exciting games of the evening the Brewster White team defeated Bridgeport 40-39 as Mark Dawson scored the winning basket with Just 4 seconds left in the game. Cris Morris scored 10 points for Brewster also. Chris Alexander led Bridgeport with 20 points. In another exciting game that went overtime, Manson slipped by Lake Roosevelt 4%43. Manson was paced by Tony Armbrnster and Bryan Mullen each scoring 11. points. LR was led by Tony Kulper with 13 and John Pachosa with 12. Okanogan came on in the 2nd half and defeated Pateros 53-36. Okanogan leading scorer was Robert Craig with 12 points. Patero's Tim Williams scored 13. Action will continue this Thursday. Games will be played every Monday and Thursday evenings begin- nlng at 6:30. There will be 2 games in the old gym and 3 games in the new gym each night. The league will go for six weeks with each team playing each other once. The top four teams will then ad- vance to the trophy round which will be on July 9 and 10. BrewsU:r pool offers free swim Bonanza Days Doreen Wildermuth, manager of the Brewster swimming pool, announced that the Parks and Recreation Commission has granted a free swim for the community on Sunday, June 28 from 3:30 to 4:30 as part of the Family Days in the Park celebration, included with Bonanza Days during the same weekend. Miss Wfldermuth said that between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on that same day, there will be a family swim com- petition, water games and a swimming exhibition for the public also. Sunday has been sat aside for the community to bring a picnic lunch and spend the Plastic Signs Brewster Tel. 689-2507 Triple A .,w,. test any time during son in ..... s open house before the first Ryne 8andberg of the 89ers puts out a sliding Pat Sheridan 89er's baseball team. Ryne plays short stop for this triple A farm club of the Phillies. The Sandbergs en- Joyed watching games with Wichita and Denver, a total of seven in all. Ryne has a hatting average of .306, and stands third on the team, getting 5 hits in one game which entitled him to a Bulova wrist watch, an (9) of Omaha at second base. Sandy and Elizabeth Sand- berg arrived back in Brewster after a two week visit with their son and wife, Ryne and Cindy Sandberg in Oklahoma City. While there they toured the capitol complex, the Cowboy Hall of Fame, the restored Judge Heffner Mansion and the restored homesteads about the area. day in Brewster's City Park Of course, the highlight of honor bestowed on any playing games,, watching their trip was watching their member getting at least four softball and swimming, son play on the Oklahoma hits in one game. Iv -- v vr vlvv.v vv v  v  v v v  v     v v v v v v v vlv   Sunday, June 14 Eagles Hall in Bridgeport Alta Lake Golf June 7 Sunday 2 ball Chapman and pot luck winners were: Low net - Kim Roberts and Jim Collins. Closest to pin - Evelyn Picard and Bert Stennes. Fewest putts - Jan Darlington and Jack Rob- erts. Men's Club winners were: Low gross - Lonnie Fenton, 38. Low net - Eric Stennes 28. Closest to pin - Tim Reynolds. Horse Race - Tim Reynolds and Jim Howard. Local milers compete in Coeur d' Alene run Two local distance runners participated in the 26.2 mile marathon held in Coeur d' Alene on May 23. Father David Brumhach came in 100 with a time of 313.04. Bill Lawless finished 57 with a finish time of 258.51. There were nearly 500 entrants in the marathon. Lawless stated this is "a i i I Prepare for Trouble Free Summer Driving first" for him, breaking three hours in such a marathon. He said he trained for three months, running 50 to 55 miles a week come rain or shine. Lawless and his poodle Biscuit are a familiar sight on these runs, although he said Biscuit is nine years old and only ac- companies him on the short runs now. l Cooling System Service Lube-Oil Filter Special _ offer good $1 RS June3 June 14 III imlu o-Ju,m  wlth this coupon Transmission Oil & Filter Change offer good M dlMM with this June 3-June 14  dm, g coupon J Bob's Triangle[0000l Quad City Herald Junl 11. 1981 pnge9 Sonar impulses are generated by the larymt and transmitted via the mouth or a peculiar structure called a nose leaf. Some of these pulsations are audible to man, but most are ultrasonic. Called echolocation, this sophisticated system not only guides the hat around obstacles, but locates its prey as well. Batty Behavior Most hats in temperate climates hibernate. Crevices in old buildings, caves, burrows, or cavities are preferred roosts. The guano hats of our southwest migrate about 2500 km (1500 miles) each fall to central Mexico. Bets summering in Canada have been known to travel south of Dixie for the win- ter. Bats mate in the fall, but implantation does not occur until the following spring. A single birth is the rule, but our native big brown hat often twins. Red and hoary hats can have up to four young per year. Though infant mortalRy.is high, hats are extraordinarily long-lived. Mice and other small vertebrates rarely survive beyond two or three years, but some hats have lived to a ripe 24. Indead, the average life expectancy of most species is between 15 and 18 years! Tales of the dreaded vampire hat are a bit exaggerated, considering its 38-gram weight, extreme timidity, and the fact that all three such species live in the tropics. And a hat is ugly only to people who ignore its delicate precision, specialization of structure, and matchless maneuvering. Those who think Dr. J. is the last word in aerial offense haven't watched a hungry hatl 9 p.m. to I a.m. $3 a person, $5 couple open to ages 14 through 26 Quad City Eagles Anniversary Dance Music by Whiskey River Saturday, June 13 ]009:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. t Eagles members '. . and bonaflde guests only w.,teon,v I Reg. $14.95 J s0991 Reg. $15.99 l,ow! g ,I 68%2711