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February 9, 1989 I week the Glenville Democrat introduces a new feature to Thanks to Ronnie Faulkner of Glenville State College, have access to the bound volurrmes of The Glenville and from this, we bring you a weekly column of the Bet Gilmer County....fifty years ago. The Glenville Democrat Thursday, February 9, 1939 Little ganawha Goes To 29 Feet 9 Inches Little Kanawha River reached a stage of 29 feet and 9 at Glenville Friday night, Feb. 3, about 11 o'clock. This was largest rise in the river known to anyone now living. A feet was reached in the Spring of 1926, and in 1918 a stage of approximately 30 feet. commenced to fall Thursday morning and continued the day. As night came on the volume increased, taper- a light rain which continued until about noon Friday. All tributaries of the Little Kanawha were at flood stage, Sand Fork, Stewart's Creek, Leading Creek, Cedar Creek streams. ',damage was lighter than that wrought by similar floods in Several houses in Riverview and South Glenville were inundated. The water crept into a few business places on Main Street but the damage was relatively small. Owing to and the condition of the earth, the water did not load of soil in suspension. homes and business places in Burnsville and some homes were flooded. About three feet of water stood around and West Virginia compressing station at Hays City. Kidd Says School Bill May Not Hurt Gilmer County Paul H. Kidd, member of the House of Delegates and now the County of Gilmer in the State Legislature, was here He came to dispose of some pending legal matters incident meeting of the Gilmer County circuit court on February 20. of the Democrat he stated that the work of the was moving along smoothly and expeditiously, and that all 'bills for the session were well on their way through the hop- reference to the much discussed state school bill he said he it had been materially improved by late amendments and County, perhaps, would lose nothing in the way of state to its present allocations. In explaining his vote on the according to the House Journal, Delegate Kidd said: I believe in many features of House Bill No. 1, and that any imperfections may be worked out in the 1941 ses- informed by my county superintendent and by members school board that tie foundation program would result ina f'mancial loss to our schools and would curtail our school In view of the fact that I am the representative of the of Gilmer county, I vote "No." Students Plan Memorial For George Firestone of a memorial to the late George Firestone was chief three topics discussed during a student body meeting in the exercise of the semester the past Wednesday. to consider the matter and report to the next student is to be appointed by the Council, it was decided by action followed approval of a motion to provide by the body sort of memorial on the campus to the man who than 43 years as janitor in the CoLlege. The kind of ~ggeste~ by the committee.... A. Store Will Move Into The Bush Chevrolet Building of South Main Street is to undergo a business reorgani- within the next few weeks. The Bush Chevrolet garage on Main, owned by Dr. W. T. Smith and others, is to be into a business block. The front of the building will be the building cut up into store rooms. One room, the is informed, will be occupied by the I.G.A. store, now furtner up the street. The lower comer, front, will be by the West Penn Service Company as a display room for lines of electrical appliances. The I.G.A. store will ex- S full length of the building with an outlet on both Main and treet sides. Bush Chevrolet Company will move to a building on River in the rear of the Kanaawha Union Bank. This building the first garage located in Glenville, and it was here the lChevrolet Company had its beginning. This location, the is informed, will be temporary only. Mr. Bush comtem- a permanent home for his G. M. products some time Enrollment at College for 2nd Semester is 394 ninety-four students are enrolled in Glenville . College for the second semester. was completed chiefly on Monday, January 30, and began on Tuesday. A number of late enrollments during are included in the present total. School News High School students started work last week for contests held annually under the auspices of West Vir- paticipating am: Poetry, Frances Myers, Helen Win- tnd Madelyn Conrad; Oration, June Wilson and Mary Jo speaking, Patty Jack; Debate, Robert Hau- Helen McCc, e is the director. Rosedale Parent-Teachers' Association presented the follow- at the January meeting in the Rosedale gymnasium- String Stretchers; welcome address, Mrs. Vena Kennedy; Mrs. Della Mace and Mrs. Louise Meadows; music, poem, Mrs. Ola Martin; piano solo, Mrs. Belva reeitatation, Mrs. Rachel Carroll; story Mrs. Lena Rexroad; Stretchers; recitation, Mrs. Beatrice Bourne. .l ents who had a part on the program are former school 'rding to information received at the office of the co.,unty endent of schools, enrollment for the fifth month in Gitmer shows the same number enrolled as that for the fourth daily attendance for the fifth month shows an increase er llmt efthe previous month. .... mrollment for the one-ro0m schools for the filth monm Ls ['he enrollment [or the graded schools for tie fifth month is e enrollment of the high schools is 816. teacher reported a 100 percent attendance for the fifth Jessie Evelyn Hays, teacher of the Indian Fork one- Reaser Buys Property Reaser, of GlenviUe, assistant district superintendent for Progress Administration, has purchased a house and lot Rats and moved his family there February 1. The prop formedy owned by T. Bryan McQuain and the house is a hame building, with shingles, recently built. Mr. Reaser Occupied a house in Elmwood addition owned by Dr. W. Tree seedlings available The West Virginia Depart- ment of Agriculture's Forestry Division is once again offering seedling for sale to West Vir- ginia Landowners. Twelve spe- cies of seedlings will be offered to any person planting trees in West Virginia. Species available include white pine, scotch pine, Virginia pine, red pine, norway spruce, gray/silky dogwood, European black aider, black locust, Japa- nese larch, Douglas fir, black walnut and streamco purpleosier willow. Seedlings must be or- dered in multiples of 500 per species except for black walnut and willow which can be or- dered in multiples of 100. The seedlings will come from the state nursery at Clements. Shipping should begin in March, but factors such as weather will determine how soon the trees will be shipped. It is best, how- ever, to start considering now what to plant as past experience indicates seedlings need to be planted before April 20 in West Virginia to insure a good sur- vival rate. Persons wishing to order seedlings should contact Service Forester Jeff Mills at 873-2531 or write to the Forestry Division, P.O. Box 62, West Union, WV 26456. Tree order forms may also he obtained at the ASCS of- rice in Glenville. Survey results announced During the month of January., a group of seventh and eighth grade students conducted a sur- vey to determine students' opin- ions on the restructuring of Gilmer County schools. One hundred sixty-one sev- enth and eighth graders were asked to respond to the ques- tions printed below. Their re- sponses are shown for each question. 1. Do you like Gilmer County High School? 85% - yes, 15% - no. 2. Wo~ .rather attend your old school? 64%- no, 36% - yes. 3. Does GCHS provide a bet- ter learning environment than your old school? 75% - yes, 25% - no. 4. Are you happy with the courses being offered? 71% - yes, 29% - no. 5. Are extra-curricular activi- ties adequate? 51% - no, 49% - yes. After the data was collected and analyzed, the results were presented to Dr. Richard Butler, principal. Katherine Hepburn has been nomi- nated for 11 Academy Awerds, more than any other actor. IIIIIIII I A program for WEIGHT COm'RQL BFIAXTI I (X)Um'Y MEMORIAL HOSRTAJ. and SUMIIT CENTER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT For information, call 76S-2801 between the houm of 8:30,4:30 Present/rig... Dennis Fitzpatrick ...a new associate agent exclusively representing Ken Foglesong. AS an associate agent, Dennis Fitzpatrick is thor- oughly trained and licensed to sell Nationwide@ insur- ance. Having Dennis on our support ataff will give added convenlerme to our policy- holders and Improve the overall efficiency of our agency. Ken Foglesong Fairground Rd. (Rt. 5 E.) Glenville, WV 462-8334 NATIONWIDE INSURANCE t, kio~i.~e Mutuel I=murlv.~.e CO~ I~almw~ Id~uld Ilrtwl I~fOl~r.AI The Glenville Democrat-Pathfinder 11 REALTOR mr.,. | (501) MINERAL RD.--Ranch style home has LR with fireplace, 3 BR, area, 1 1/2 baths, utility area, FR with woodburner. PRICED TO SELL (806) NUTTER RUN--3 BR home with LR,, FR, bath, partial basement, fenced yard, very nice pool with lots of deck, woodbumlng stove, garden area, atorage shed. Seven acres of land. PRICE: $52,500. KANAWHA ST.-Older 2 BR home, LR, kitchen, bath, parti. tioned basement, 4 nice lots. PRICED TO SELL STEW~I"S CK.--4 BR home ruing free gas with LR, DR, kitchen, bath, ball basement, aluminum siding, torea~ =dr furnace, central air conditioning, deck in back. MAKE AN OFFER. WALNUT ST.--2 BR home with LR" DR, kilchen, utit#y, getup. PRICE: $40#00. REDUCED TO $32,000. NORRIS RD.-3 BR home, LR,, bath, basement hm q)L and garage. PRICED TO SELL. TOLER3 FORK--Approxknalely 15 acres more or In= with lx~ng alas. $8,000. RT. 5--Nice 2 BR home with, bath, partial basement, remodeled bstl~ Five acres of innd, barn, 12][26 garage. PRICE: $44,500. Hire Iocstion. ALUM BRIDGE AREA.-67 acres of land on rock basd road. Excellent hunting. PRICE: $10,000 (23021 SAND FORK--2 BR home with LR, DR, ki~hon, bath, utillly roo~ New water pump & tank, lots of remodeling. Approx. 1/2 acre lot. PRICE: $25,000. POSSIBLE OWNER FINANCING. GROCERY STORE FOR SALE-All fixtures, furnleldngs, equipment ~nd real eatm. Lot= of potential. CALL FOR DETAILS. COLLEGE ST.-Two story home w#h lots of remodeling. LR, DR, new kitchen, large bath, 3 BR, woodhumer in LR, cebr, garage, 2 porches, off4,wl paddng. PRICED ~O SELL KANAWHA ST.--2 k~ with good building ~ and city utiliti~. to town. PRICE: $10,000 each. VANHORN HEIGHTS--NIce wooded lot= with city utilities and gravel road. CALL FOR DETAILS. SANO FORK AREA--3 BR home with large LR, DR-kitchen, bath, full basement with garage. Extrs IoL $42#00. CRANE RUN-3 BR home has LR, DR-kitchen, FR, 1-1/2 baths, utility room, 2 drilled wegs, ~ml)tic, forced air gas heat. 73 ecms ot la~,~me meadow, good hunting. CALL FOR DETAILS. IBNERAL RD.-Three BR home with LR, kitchen, 1 1/2 baths, laundry, outbuildings, good drilled well, hot water gas heel, large (206) WALNUT ST.--3 BR home with LR, DR, kitchen, bath. Full bmarnent with FR" bath, utility room with sink & Move, room that could be u~d for BR. Back deck, garage, air conditioning. New painted exterior. OWNER WANTS TO SELL. LICK RUN--3 BR mobile home, LR-kitchen, 1 1/2 baths, 2 porches, outbldg., fenced garden, nice level lot. PRICED TO SELL. N. COURT ST.--Two BR horm with new kitchen, LR-OR, bath, Mn~menL PRICED IN $30's. SINKING CK.-4 BR home with LR.DR, kitchen, bath, large ham, cellar, milk house, old barn, satellite, 25 acres of land. $49,500. COLLEGE ST.--1 1/2 story home with LR, DR, kitchen, l~h, full begone, floor fume., ~nyl =tdl~i, new ~. PRICE: $4~,000. (1004) S. LEWIS ST.--4 BR home with LR' kitchen, balh, full basement, nice y=rd in beck, newly pelnted. PRICE: $27,000. MOBILE HOME--1084 Victorian (14x62). LR, Dr4dlchen, 2 BR, bath, laundry, ce.trai =ir. LIKE NEW. $16,200. THIRD RUN-LOTS--LOTS of all sizes, reasonably pdeed. MAIN ST.--2 stoP/huilding with business m In tront, ~t. In l k, n om ulmai for more m=. latchenf 2 BR. tmme fumi~hlnga inaua~. Good ~. PRICE: ~s~00. SPERRY CABIN RUN--25 ecnm o4 good hunting land off of Slxt~ Run. PRICE: ~,S00. SAND FORK--Two =~ry hon~ with 4 BR, 2 bath=, bemm~nt, ki~hon, lot= of I~ & remod~llng. $211,000. HICKORY HOLLOW RUIT--Two p4~els of lend. One containing 24.90 acre, other tn~ i= lac~'. Rock base road. (e02) STEWART'S CX.--1 1/2 etery home with LR with DR-kitchen with natural wood cebinets, 3 BR, 2 bah=, 2 extra roonB, elar, 2-~r g~ with al~. with LR with Ik'q~, 2 BR, bath, kitchen. FREE GAS bof~ used. PRICE: !~5,000. KANAWHA ST.-'/Inte with suitable bldg. sttee. City utlNJu close. INDIAN FIC--O~r 8 acnn| with older house, fn~ gas ~KI, ddlk~l we~ somo moadow and ~ wo~. PRICE: $10,S00. (is00) RT. IS-4.arge building with =ome equipment, general =tore. Bk)k 9arega bldg. PRICE: SSS,000. HAYS CffY-Store bidlg, with storaga room & garage, nice q)L over store, parking ~ Al=o 3 BR home with LR, DR, bath. all of ~ for one LOW PRICE. CHARLES ST,-.B~k hon~ with 3 BR, LR, DR-k~hen, 1-I/2 bahs, =un mon~ utile, full bez4.mnt with gmga, hot wetsr heat, air cmditinNng. FOR SALE OR RENT. JESSE'S RUN-40 acres w#h 3 BR home, LR, DR, kitchen, I~rlor, 1 1/2 baths, 2 BR q~(. Uving area al back of house. LJ,'ge garage. Satellite dleh, free gas, good waler from q~ing and welL $78,000. BROOKLYN DRIVE-Excellent older home with LR, DR, kitchen, 3 BR, bath, utility room, new carpel PRICED TO SELL UPPER HORN CK.--110 ecre farm with 4 BR home, ~ DR, Idtchen, bath, utility, free ga= n@on~l, celar & c~ll~l~u~, outbuilding=, barn, good timber, bottondand, pasture. PRICE: 167,000. IdI~iERAL RD.---3 BR ranch with LR" DR4dtchen, 1 I/2 bath=, ful ba=ement wflh 4 room=; geraga, br~=eway, lerga lot with big garden space;. MUST BE SEEN. EXt~d.LENT eONDfflON. PRICE: SSg,000. GRASS ~le home vdth area, 2 DR, balk Mlh laundry. New ud~nm, n~ ~t. 2 n~m bldg., cellar, bldg. Very nice ~ or~tsin~ 8t10 ~. $22,500 TRACE FORK-,80 ocnm of land, 2 water wells, po~E~le Into gu, good honting. S14,S00. (191S) DUCK RUN~ style home with 3 BR, LR, DR.kJtchen, 1 1/2 bMho, full blmemlmt, deck. $ acre~ of levelland. $49,900 SAND FORK-3 BR home, LR with fireplace, kitchen, DR, bath, ut W, mm /mmodekxl imdda out; ar e, =hed. $3S 00. SOUTH ST.--3 BR home with LR' DR, kitchen, bsth, enclosed =ide porch, front porch, outbid0. Intsrinr ha= been n.nodekKl with new kltchen. Nice level ~. $26,000. MINERAL ROAD AREA- 3 BR home with LR, DR-kiths, 2 baths. FR in buemeot, 20~ bldg., total ebctrlc, 1-3/4 acre~. $69#00. SYCAMORE RD.-- 3 BR home with LR-DR with cathedral ceiling, kitchen, ~Jlity, 2 baths, porch, deck, cedar aiding, AC; 2 m. $75,000. ALUM BRIDGE-3 BR home with LR, DR-Idtcben, FR, bath, lot= of LEFT HAND FORK OF STEER CK.-4t 1/2 acre* with nice balding lille, drilled well. 1~16,.~!0. CERAldlC BUsiNESS-Everything you need except m building. 1600 mold=, Idln, pouring machine, greenwere, many other wpp4km. =~o table, chela, mheMng. ~,500. RT. 47 & 18--1 1/2 story home has LR, DR, 3 BR, kitchen, beth, full be=Nmtent, garage, free gas being ua4KL 142 acres. $150,000 RNER ST.--2 homes side by side. Uve In one, ant the other. BARGAIN PRICED. EXCELLENT RENTAL HOMES. (1103) GLUCK RUN-4 BR home with LR, DR, kitchen, I full bath, 2 hall baths, family room; air conditioned, using free gae; 5 ecres of land, large garden, gar~ In basement. REDUCED FROM $75,000. WALNUT ST.-3 BR home with LR, DR, kitchen with appliances, 2 baths, basement ha= FR with fireplace, office, study, 1/2 bath, garage. PRICE: $64,000. VANHORN DR.--Modem home with over 3,000 KI. h. living area, Incfuding INmm~mt, 2.~r garage, small barn, 8 acres of land, fenced puture area. PRICE: $1~,000. N. LEWIS ST.--Two story hulidlng with l~mement. Street level used for a huaimn~e. Rental ~nment. Good location. PRICED TO SI=.LL HOWAl~D ST.-2 BR home with LR, kitchen, bath, lull basement. New roof, completely insuleted, vinyl tiding, deck, low utilities, lcee to college & town. PRICE: $24,500. MAKE OFFER! RT. S--,1 BR home with LR, DR, kitchen, bath, woodhurning stove, total electric. Almost one acre. PRICE: $49,S00 MNERAL RD.-Two =tory home with LR, DR, kitchen & pantry, 3 BR, 1-1/'2 baths, cellar & cellartmuse, porches, hot water gas heat. Lovely older home, very q~elom. Sr~,000. 003) liT. 47--Two story home near Troy with LR, DR, kitchen with nice cebinets, 4 BR, bath, utility room, cellar. 1339 ace of land with 44tall horn barn, hayehed & pond. $50,0N. SAND FORK- Store building with several roorm upststm, living quarlem has LR, DR, kitchen, be/h, 4 BR, 1 acre. WEST MAIN ST.- 3 BR mobile hera has LR, OR-kitchen, bath, Ixacl~, garage, central air. $25#00. SHERIDAN ST.-3 BR home has LR, kitchen.DR, bath, lots of closets; pmmlble FmHA financing. $42,000 CROOKED RUN-One acre lot with ~N)ptk & well on Re. 33/119. PRICED TO SELL NEWBERNE-3 BR home with LR, DR.~chen, beth, utllW room, relier, barn, garage, outbuilding, garden q)ot; approx. 1 acre. Moot of hot~ le new ~mmctlon. $,14,500. JOE3 RUN-NIce ranch style home on levi 3/4 acre lot. Home ha~ LR, kitchen, 3 BR, bath, garage. PRICED TO SELL DUCK RUN-25 acres of good hunting land. Free gas =rid me t ae tJm rqxxtsd, 16 ft c ping traibr, ebctn hookup. PRICE: $10,500. N. LEWIS ST.-3 BR home with LFI, DR, kitchen, bath, lull basement, floor=, i mmd we#s, ,e y puint d imrior. S 0,000. remo&iing, Idock oufl~uitding, 27 aces of lend. $55,000. NEWBERNE RD.-One acre of land Mth 2 mobhe home=. One le e 12x60 Marion (1974) with 2 BR end 2 room ~dditkm. 10x50 RItzcrdt, COLLEGE ST.-3 BR home in good ondMon, LR, DR with Itrlum 2 BR. 2 good wells, 2 septic systems, garage, outbuildingL Live in door, kitchen, laundry, full basement, ~/4tre~ parldng. OWNER one, rent the other. $25,000. WANTS TO SELL SAND FORK.-Nk~ modern home with large LR with fireplace, LYNCH RUN--3 BR mobile home with LR, DR4dtd n, bath, 4 ecre= dining roan, Id~hen ~ lots ol ~l~net~ & bat, offl~ or FR, 2 ~ land just off RL S East. PRICE: $25/)00. leqle BRa, 3 bath~, lsundry morn. Extra lot Inckxled In asle hee UCK FORK: New nmch atyb ho~ with 24.7 ~m. Home hes utility honk-upe. PRICED TO SELL LR' DR-Idlchen, 2 BR, FR ~ eoukl be 3rd BR, 1 1/2 baths, 25x28 MINERAL RO.-Two story Ix4ek home with 3 BR, LR, DR, kitchon, ~m&p. Very low utilltlss, i~tty Ioc~lon. $~,000. 1 1/2 baths, full basement, ~un room, IX~ ~ fkxn & Mm~ STEWA.qT'S CK.--5 acres with 2 large ml I~lga. Lots of potmk $100,0~0. FOR AI@T. TO SEE.~ ~nditinn. @t. b ai~ ~w~la~ with ~ purcl~. CALL HOWARD ST.-= BR ~ wtth I.R, kitcban, bath, fu~ ~ SAND FORK~ bldg. 40x~0 Mth lSx40 ~ ~ One 2 BR, bath. Would be excelknt ~ Property. OWNER WANTS TO aue of land. CALL FOR DETNI.S. wSEAl~N~ UT ST..-3 BR home with LR, kitchen, bath, full basement, FIT. 3~n~l~ 8OI/ITI-Am~in-may w~n m of I~d with building site aM dried well. $16,000. foeced air heat, air ondttinm~. PRICE: $35,000 Mary Lee Ik:Pherson Broker 462-7039 enKI ~Ptu~mn-Aoent 4~-5,~ Jim Rtzwater-Agent 462-7136 110 E. Main St., Glenville, WV Office Monday thru Friday 9.'00 to 5:00 Saturday 9..00 to 12.'00