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March 12, 1976

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The Well Body Column YOU NEVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SMOKING AND DIDN'T CARE TO ASK by Dr. Tom Hailer does it take to get you to quit? Certainly, the facts are old hat: lung cancer and heart disease and chronic bronchitis. life: "cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health;" No doubt, more facts won't daunt you. Nevermind that been linked with cancer of the bladder and cancer of the cancer of the larynx and the esophagus. How interesting that cigarette low birth weight babies, and how sad that they have more and niscarriages, and may even bear children who die of childhood SOme studies suggest. And numbers, don't burden me with numbers, one expect to remember that 83,800 people are expected to die of the U.S. this year? I'll never remember that according to the 98% of victims of lung cancers are smokers and that smokers of heart attacks as non-smokers, so please, don't throw And besides I defy numbers. I defy death. I'm the mighty ave Virginia Slim, and I've come a long way, baby, so )f danger and death; I'm ready for it. are Have you seen someone die of lung cancer? Have you actually seen the tumor in all its horror eating lung? Have you seen the way it spread into the spine - in pain at the end? Or have you ever tried to save in his own phlegm at the end stage of chronic bronchitis or have you known the fear of death that comes with your first and "that'll never happen to me," or 'Tll quit before or "When you think of all the millions of people who smoke, be that great." more people than do criminals, wars, and auto accidents year nearly 500,000 people in the United States because of cigarettes - more than ten times the number of died in Vietnam. and disgusting. Cigarette butts smell. Cigarette smoking is contemptuous, and expensive, both in dollars and cents and :e. When I was in high school, students who smoked to surrepticiously steal a drag. So it should be for all ages. a source of shame, an unaccepted practice. Smokers should as a "problem" they have, as alcoholics identify the botts. Smokers Anonymous organization in Glenville, and I mean this a good article right? How entertaining! How powerful!What a right? But people of Gilmer County, are you going to take up the OWners, are you going to stop selling cigarettes? You have every them. By making them less available, you most certainly will use. Teachers and school administrators, will you students that smoking isn't cool? Glenville State College, active role? Parents, are you going to put your foot down with all, you wouldn't let them learn by experience when it came stove or putting their fingers in the electrical outlet. You going to remain complacent as you continue to subsidize - rates and higher taxes - the monumental cost of the Sokers? Spouses, will you urge your mate to quit smelling up the ELher filthy butts. Smokers, will you quit? P MAKE GILMER COUNTY SMOKE FREE. in organizing a Smoker's Anonymous chapter, please Medical Center. medical questions, and suggestions for future columns are by Nedra AIItop Mr. and Mrs. Jennings Butler became grandparents again this past weekend; they traveled to Parkersburg Saturday to greet the new arrival. Ken and Karen Brady of Belville, WV announce the arrival of their second child, born Saturday, March 6. The name chosen is Sarah Jean. She weighed 8 lb. 6 oz. Mrs. Olga James who was hospitalized in the Calhoun General Hospital March 1 still remains in the hospital in the Acute Care Unit at the present time. Cards or letters may be sent to: Room 104, Calhoun General Hospital, GrantsviUe, WV 26147. Mrs. Zetta Walker of Charleston and daughter, Pam, a Senior at Marshall University recently visited Mr. and Mrs. Hoke Williams of Normantown. As was stated in last week's paper, Mr. Williams has been in the hospital. He was released last Friday, March 5. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Dobbins of Grafton, Ohio visited Mr. and Mrs. Dale Beall this past weekend. 67 people attended Sunday School and preaching services at the Upper Steer Run Baptist Church last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ghazzum Ramezon and Daniel from Morgantown; Mr. and Mrs. William Hindershot and Mr. and Mrs. Delmas Sprouse all of the Parkersburg area visited Mr. and Mrs. Lytle Sprouse over the weekend. Mrs. Hazel Alltop and daughter visited Mrs. Viola Hite and the Holland Self family on Dusk Camp Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Butler from Parkersburg and Bob and Dorothy Oliver and children, Lynn and Lance visited Mr. and Mrs. Jennings Butler last weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wilmoth, who formerly lived in Glenville, have moved to Steer Creek. Lyle Collins was home from Charleston this past weekend to visit his mother and children. Mrs. Mescal Stump and daughter and Dorsal Hamric visited John and Flora Hamric this past weekend, They went to Philippi Sunday to visit Mrs. Roxie Hamric in the hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cumpston and Bred of Doddridge County visited Mr. and Mrs. C|avel James this past weekend. Taxpayers failing to claim exemptions letter from IRS. This letter contains questions which should be answered promptly; it should be signed and returned to IRS. The IRS can then compute the credit and make any necessary refund. Taxpayers with incomes lower than $8000 who have not yet filed their returns should file their returns claiming the credit. Information concerning both of these credits can be found in the instruction booklets for Forms 1040 and 1040A. Taxpayers may also call toll-free 1-800-642-1931 for assistance. Many taxpayers are not claiming the new tax credits they are eligible to claim for this year. Approximately 8 percent have not claimed the Personal Exemption Credit and about 50 percent of those apparently eligible for the Earned Income Credit have not claimed it. The Personal Exemption Cret provides for a $30 reduction in tax liability for each regular exemption claimed on all returns. The Earned Income Credit is a special credit of up to $400 for taxpayers with a total income of less than $8000 who maintained a home for at least one dependent child during the year. If you have filed your return and didn't claim the credits you were entitled to, you need not worry. Taxpayers failing to claim the Personal Exemption Credit will receive it automatically. The IRS will make the adjustment to the tax return and notify the taxpayer. All taxpayers who have not fried should be sure to claim the credit when they do file to speed processing. Taxpayers who have filed returns and are apparently eligible for the Earned Income Credit will receive a THE IDEAL GIFT -- A subscription to the Hometown Newspaper -- The Glerlle Democrat and The Glenville Pathfinder. 3 March 11, 1976 Jllrs Rose donates journals to 6 $ C ,: Mrs. Zela Rose recently donated a collection of Social Work Journals to the Department of Social Work at Glenville State College. Mrs. Rose, a retired social worker, now resides at Grantsville, West Virginia. Mrs. Rose commented that she thought the journals should be made available to students who were currently involved in study. In receiving the materials, Buford Young, Director of Social Work Programs at Glenville State College commented, "It is very encouraging to find that interested citizens continue to see the educational process as a total community responsibility." The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder tlEHSiMPEi : FREEiXX;I ON NEW FORD TRACT Here ... March 11, 12, and 13 New Hydraulk:s ,New Implements i New Power Sizes ,New Preobkm Contmb 24 New Modeb Of Traclmm , Come In Tlusday, Friday, rt Saturday / OPEN HOUSE! Bring the whole famEyl Open All Day Saturda CAMPBELL Door Pzes... Refruhments... Free Gifts TRACTOR b EQUIPMENT CO INC. S2"l BROAD STREET SUMMERSVILLE, W. VAj 872-2811 ]] WATCH FOR THE D D GO MART FOOD STOR Gilmer County's first full convenient store will be open Saturday28, 7 A.M. to 11 P.M. 7 days a week Groceries Luncheon Meats Dairy Products Health and Beauty Aids Fresh Popcorn Toys 365 days a year Ice Cream Store Front Parking School S upplies Sewing Notions Bakery Products Cold Beerto Go Hot Sandwiches Ice Drinks FAST CONVENIENT SERVICE GO MART FOOD STORE Glenville