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4 The Glenville Democrat/ Pathfinder February 17, 1977 Advice for snowbound drivers Stuck in a car in a snowstorm, miles from the nearest town. You didn't think it would ever happen to you, and you are unprepared. What can you do? First, stay calm, advises Tom Bean, safety specialist, West Virginia University Center for Extension and Continuing Education. Avoid overexertion and overex- posure. Strenuous acts like pushing your car or shoveling snow may cause a heart attack in cold weather conditions. Wet clothes are not warm clothes. If you perspire, you have too much on. Several thin layers of clothing will keep you warmer than one thick layer. Provide for ventilation of the body by keeping clothing open at the neck. Stay in your car. Bean recom- mends. It is shelter and where you are more likely to be found. You can become quickly disoriented when trying to walk in blowing snow. If you have a Citizens' Band Radio, turn to Channel Nine and request help. Keep fresh air in your car. Freezing wet and wind-driven snow can seal the passenger compartment and suffocate you. Keep the downward window open about an inch when you run the motor and heater. Be sure snow has not blocked the exhaust pipe. Exercise from time to time by c!apping hands and moving arms and legs vigorooslv, he says, Chanue body positions often, eoeoooeooooeoooooeooeoooo How To Take : Keep the dome light on at night to make the car visible to snow plows or rescue crews. If alone, stay awake If not. take turns keeping watch while others sleep. Automobile parts can sometimes be used for emergency tools, Bean says. A hubcap or sunvisor may be used as a shovel. Seat covers can serve as blankets. Floor mats may be placed against windows on the upwind side to help reduce drafts. Engine oil burned in a hubcap creates a smoke signal visible for miles, Bean notes. To light the oil, prime with a little gasoline or use paper for starter fuel. Exercise caution when working with the materials, and do it a safe distance from the car. An automobile horn can be heard for as far as a mile downwind, he says. Use it to signal help, Businessmen. Merchants. There is no better way to reach your local market than an ad in your local paper. Call 354-6917 now for information on our low rates, combination ads and big discounts on contract advertising! Reaser, Carney lead Glen00/ille to three wins Glenville Elementary tuned up for this week's county tournament by whipping three foes last week. Scott Carney led the Black Panthers to a 63-30 win over Tanner by scoring 28 points. Mike Reaser chipped in 13 points. Richard Bailey led Tanner with 16 points. The Panthers overcame an early challenge by Sand Fork and coasted to a 65-29 victory. Mike Reaser led Glenville with 21 points and Scott Carney tossed in 14. Danny'Minney led the losers with 13 points. Glenville escaped with a one-point double overtime victory at Sutton. A goal by Mike Reaser sent the game into the first overtime. Sutton tied the game to send it into the second overtime. Sutton had a chance to tie the game at the end of the second overtime, as John Smith hit one free throw but missed the second. The Blue Devils grabbed the missed foul. but were unable to convert a basket against the tenacious Panther defense. The final score was 45.44. Carney led Glenville with 19 points followed by Reaser with 12 and Robhie Norman with 10. Smith led the losers with 23. The win gave the Panthers an 8-1 record. Gilmer's luck changes on the road and Randy Miller and Kevin Kennedy with two. Gilmer played Calhoun for the second time this season and beat them again. This time the score was 75.58. tax deduction of as much " as $1,500 every year that you work and use this : . money to provide for your : own retirement, would you , be interested? * It you're working and not : covered by a pension plan I may be able to. : This results from the Pen- sion Reform Act and if : : you're not taking advan- : tage of it you're missing out. : Let me show you how it : was meant to help you. : Call. " HUNTER B. BEALL, JR. 813 Grand Central Avenue : Vienna, W.Va. 26105 : : Office: (304) 296-4561 . Residence (304) 296-5.3E3 : ". Ompo!itan " : Where the fuiure is now Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., N.Y., N.Y. ,eooeoeeo eooeeooe$ After losing two straight games at home. Gilmer County High went on the road and won two straight last week. The Titans downed Roosevelt Wilson of Clarksburg 57-41 on McPherson grabbed 15 rebounds and scored 23 points, while Hatton tossed in 19 points. Other scorers for Gilmer were: Kennedy and Lilly--8, Miller--6, Ken Kuhl--5, Reese--4 and Brad McPherson--2. The win gave the Titans a 5-6 record. i Gilmer fresh roll Holly Park Windsor N'ris to three wins Double-Wide H : Wednesday. Feb. 9. Jerry McPherson i FederaJ i scrched the nets for 35 pints" Bb'" of A ttatton was the only other Titan to income tax finish in double figures as he scored ten points. Other Gilmer scorers were: deduction Bill Lilly and Dennis Reese with four up to $1,500 If I could show you a way to claim a Federal income II BEST SERVICE MOVE AND SET UP OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK SUNDAY 15 BELKNAP MOBILEHOMES. INCJ Phone 364-5608 Rt. 4 lust off !-79 Take Gassaay-Sutton Exits Toward Gassawa Gassaway WV Opposite Braxton County Armory III WE'RE JUST SITTING AROUND HERE WAITING FOR PRINTING ORDERS TO COME IN! BUT OLD MAN WINTER HAS FROZEN OUR LAKE OF ORDERS OVER! So, during our slow month, we are giving a 10% Discount on all standard jobs printed in our shop! Now that's something to HOOT about. See us today! Offer only good on orders received before March 1! Gilmer Graphics, Inc. Gilmer County High's freshman juggernaut kept on rolling last week as they recorded wins over Braxton, Spencer and Deddridge. On Monday, Feb. 7 The Titans defeated Braxton 48-24. Bruce Smith led the victors with 13 points, followed by Steve Carney with 10. L Wednesday the crtm d Spencer 56-32. ill'lpad a t't#O:10Fst William Jones called it the half he's seen by any Gilmer team in a long time. Smith was the leading scorer with 22 points followed by Carney with 10. The Titans spanked Doddridge 55-39 on Saturday. Smith and Carney had 12 points each. The freshmen now hold an 8-1 record overall and a 6-0 record in the Little Kanawha Conference. Glenville, WV Call 462-7309 Lions Gienville hosted Sand day, Feb. 8 Lions a 65.29 defeat. Scott Carney nifty pass at ville's Jeff Sand Fork's ney v i e for a lower left Fork's Danny glides in for below. photos] N' Lewis St., Glenville WV MACRAME * BEADCRAFT AND MUCH, MUCH MORE "If there's a waY the new tax law can Henry w. Block save y ou mone. y, we'll Fred it." A brand-new reason why H&R Block should do your taxes. The new 1976 tax law is full of changes, New credits...new deductions...new rules'it affect you and every taxpayer. But Block people are ready to help save you money by taking every allowable deduction and credit. I II I I BLOCR IIII IIIi THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE 212 Main Street (Aaroes from Post Office) Glenvillo Open 9 a.m. to6 p.m. Men. thru Sat. No appointment cessary Phone 4e2 7784 Something to Gilmer tourny W.00Ad, .o.. Mtscenaneom ItemS. I)egins this week "*; The Gilmer County Boys' Elemen- SHOULD tory Basketball tournament begins this Wednesday Feb. 16 with a game DRIVE between Glenvffie and Troy in Normantown at 7 p.m. The winner of this game will play Sand Fork in the Glenville State College gym on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Normantown and Tanner will meet in the night's second game at 8 p.m. The winners of these two games will meet for the championship on Saturday in the GSC gym at 8 p.m. A consolation game will precede the championship game at 6:30 p.m. as quotl by the U.S. Dept, of Labor. Bureau ojLabor statbtics, bulIeti #1875. NO FUTURE? IN A $$ RUT? Consider a Professional Career Driving a "BIG RIG". We are a Private Training School offer- ing a PART Time or FULL Time Training Program. If you are working, Don't Quit Your Job, attend our Weekend Training program or attend our 3 Week FULL Time Resident Training. Revco 7'act*w Tndh, r Tmimin B Isc. 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