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January 2, 1976

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lanuaD* 1, 1976 The (,lenville I~mocrat/Pathfinder 5 o;r: PICTURE FROM THE PAST ~ t// as collard, kale and broccoli IS In the FIELD } ........... GILMER COUNI"Y ' > ';i! AUCTION BARN great works of art. or rare antiques, but a saver of almost scraps of wood. wire and other whatnots, of old pipes. I save worn out dog leashes, discarded hardware. Lfrom broken furniture, and odd-sized nails pulled from rotting :crates. I still have an He train set l dismantled more than crumbling old-world fossils I dug out of the South Dakota I have creek stones from the Cheyenne River. the Snake. and the Cascades. I have saved the negatives to every family IS~mce our marriage more than 25 years ago. I have another Lois hasn't seen yet. I guess you could call it a homemade a folder of dreams, a wish-book of places I want to go. one to make New Year resolutions, but this year - for with my self-inflicted tradition and from that file draw that we will, in the year ahead, resolve to visit to better I firmly believe that many outdoorsmen, myself weak reason or another, find ready-made excuses for not encounter nev,' experiences, new sport, new. unknown risky, slim chance of landing a lunker lake trout in some from home when you can catch a basketful of bass in seems to be a prevalent attitude of many sportsmen I on jumping a black duck off an Ohio River slough when run a rabbit out of the weeds on that farm next door?" I can from my front door. I know. But still, the magic and just one striped bass in the roiling surf on the Eastern totally unlike manhandling a monster musky in the and until we take up the many challenges Mother Nature has we are, I believe, missing out on some of the finer in the field. a list - a collection of places to go and outdoor sport to I resolve to whittle down that list. For the record, here is for '76. Perhaps it will give others an idea or two and help a life of occasional "escape" in the great outdoors: seashore: the Eastern Shore, Cape Hatteras. or the Jersey and reel that needs only oil and new line, that have never "'tasted" salt. It's about time for recently bought a few fresh-caught stripers, or "Rocks" ieall them, during a hunting trip to Remington Farms, and until ago I had really forgotten how good they are. We'll camp Chincoteaque, at a National Seashore or at one of the that nov,, dot the southerm New Jersey coast. the Cacapon, or the lower reaches of the South Branch: over-traveled "trough." but in still another stretch where and, I'm told, more plentiful too. River. We've traveled the road that parallels this mountain trout stream, but have yet to stop and stay. when the mayflies dimple the pockets and pools tempting brook trout into feeding on the surface. One of those t rathe. i - a cameo of nature, as one writer refers to this tiny. valley - is a destination target for early May, There the the wake-robin trillium, Dutchman's breeches, and the ginger. Birds of many kinds - some rare - congregate there, One of the Mountain State's many clear, tumbling mountain there? Lots of fish to fill a frying pan? I don't would not be our goal. Escape into a fast-disappearing, will. It is not, perhaps, as spectacular as Spruce Knob. but is, I'm told, breathtakingly beautiful, and I for myself. It is located just east of Sherr. grouse will always magically draw me from the house but there's another li~e lricky-flyin$ ~g " and because very few fly in the hills a na noners here. Point the Country Caddy for Virginia and quail. I haven't as yet, but perhaps irll be Lexington where another - reside~ The drive through Greenbrier country, through Iheyond will be a bonus on this bird trip next fall. Or is there area in the Dominion State. Does anyone know? the West - Colorado and cutthroat trout. I took two one and they served only to whet my appetite for a Writers of America convene in Snowmass, Colo.. throw from Grand Junction where former Gilmer Count~" Messina now lives. Perhaps he'll "'host" us for a return Rockies of the West. !~ the Back Fork of the Elk again: fish the Tygart and the crappie fishing has been renewed to the point touted as the best in the state, I've "discovered" a round on the Little Kanawha near Big Bend. We'll head canoe. trips and overnights. But if I'm to make one real take an oceanfLshing trip. I resolve to visit my Dad and lfer "blues" from a charter boat out of Brielle or some other Until have a 12-lb. battling bluefish on the end one of the more exciting moments of HAPPY NEW YEAR - Stan FOGLESONG OF TAX SERVICE MAIN STREET GRANTSVILLE, WV CALL 462-8847 AFTER 5 $.4 TURN Y OR SUNDA Y IN AT 509 WALNUT ST VERA APTS. SEE KEN Top Town Hill Glenville t We sell antiques, new and used merchandise. Cnnsi nments accepted at 5:30 p.m. on Monday. SALES START 6:30 P.M. ROBERT J. BUTCHER ONE TO SUIT EVERYBODY'S; NEED Holly Park Windsor Norris Freedom Double-Wide Hormm This old photo was found in our files. Can you identify the GSC basketball team and the year the photo was taken? Gilmer take 63-54 Wirt, Community Development grant date extended After taking a first quarter lead of 18-6. the Titans led the whole game and defeated Wirt County, 63-54, in a Little Kanawha Conference game Friday. Dec. 19. Tim Brady and Jerry McPherson once again led Gilmer in the points department. Brady scored 19 and McPherson hit on 16. For Wirt County, Mike Snider scored 18 points, while Bryan Ferguson had 15 and Fred Rader hit for 11. At the half. the Tigers threatened to close the gap with Ferguson scoring 11 straight points. But Gilmer held its own and led 32-27 after the second quarter. Wirt dropped to 2-3 for the season and Gilmer is tied at 2-2 and is idle until January 6 when Roosevelt-Wilson invades Gilmer County. Rural communities now have until Feb. 13. 1976. to file preapplications for community development discre- tionary grants under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (P.L 93-383). Preapplications were to be filed with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HLrD] by Jan. 15, 1976. But the date was extended after "['he proportions of small rooms with high ceilinRs can he improved by painting the ceiling a strong bright color or covering it with wallpaper in a colorful, busy pattern. the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that nonmetro communities need more time to comply with interim revised regulations announced earlier. Communities needing information on the regulations or on preapplication procedures should contact HUD offices or offices of USDA's Extension Service and Farmers Home Administration. - II I BEST SERVICE MOVE AND SET UP OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK SUNDAY 1-5 BELKNAP MOBILE HOMES. INC. Phone 364-5608 Rt. 4 lust off !-79 Take Gassaway-Sutton Exits Toward Gassawav Gassaway WV Opposite Braxton County Armory II II IIII IIIII oSpeed Q. Gibson Zenith Washers Refrigerators Televisions See the Zenith Color Sets on display. We install and service all sales. RHOADES PLUMBING 8" FURNITURE 15 Powell St. Glenville Phone 462-7355 WE SERVICE ONLY WHAT WE SELL ~: ..... BENEATH his tough ex- terior, Mohammed Ali recently revealed a heart of gold. The heavyweight boxing champion personal- ly donated $150,000 to keep an old people's tearer in New York City from folding due to budget cut- backs. Copies of each week's Glenville Democrat are available at Community Super Market, Sumrnen Pharw~c-,/, The % Grill, Conrad's Motel, GSC Bookstore. Piormer Grocery and Gilmer Graphics, Irl. END OF YEAR SPECIALS 5we 2346 IMPERIAL I 5we 3560 heavyw ght Reg. $9.95 lightweight Reg. $8.95 IG inch full lace boot Reg. $19.95 All hunting and hats 50%OFF ois cloth hunting shirt Reg. $14.95 $5.00 2 piece Reg. $18.95 35 wide angle Reg. price $39.95 Special $32.95 Sale price $6.95 Sale price $5.95 Sale price $12.95 care of all your hunting and fishing needs, we can save Features 8 cycles for completel washing flex~b~hty, Family-s~ze, 20 lb. capacity tub ~',~ HP 2-speed motor. 4- posfl~on water level selector, temperature control. Wit~, automatic bleach d~spenser. Lint filler agitator Decorator colors OF SBIMCE W=th hmed cycles for regular fab- rics. automatic dry tot permanent press plus 'permanent press with wrinkle out." This cygte tumbles clothes without heat until they can be taken out Has 5-POSihon heat control Plyaut PI. BURNSVILLE STO ONLY A WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE y, hi,,. STORE