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10 The Glenvnle Democrat/Pathflnder March 11, 1976 * Hechler moves to block Fo00u00, wives visit o, M.r. ,..,. Post Office closing Pioneer Village As a part of the March meeting, Linn will be the Faculty Wives of Glenville State at Copley College viewed the guest facilities in Miss the Pioneer Center. Faculty Wives Doyal Chapel United Methodist Massillon, acquired a new television set for the Church. Sunday. He will speak again father, Mr. Congressman Ken Hechler is going Service Committee, Rep David guest room. Plans are being developed weekend. to court to try and stop the U.S. Postal Henderson {D.N.C.}, and the Chairman rates, and "make everybody go first by the organization to redecorate this at the Troy United Methodist Church. Service from arbitrarily closing 448 small poet offices in West Virginia. "These 446 small or fourth class post offices in West Virginia are doomed by October Ist of this year unless we take immediate action to stop these wholesale closings," Congressman Hechler explained. "At the rate they are putting the heat on, two-thirds of the small post offices will have their throats cut by June 20 - which ironically enough is West, Virginia's birthday." Congressman Hechler is joining with Rep. Paul Simon, {D-Ill.) and other Members of Congress in a suit being filed in Federal Court in the District of Columbia to prevent the U.S. Postal Swtem from closing small post offices throughout the United States. "This lawsuit is part of a three-pronged effort to stop this highhandd action by the U.S. Postal Service which is clearly against the public interest," Congressman Hechler explained, adding: "I have also asked the Chairman of the House Post Office and Civil of the Senate Post Office and Civil Service Committee, Senator Gale McGee {D-Wyoming) to launch an immediate investigation and place a hold order against any further small post office closings." The West Virginia Congressman lambasted the U.S. Postal Service for what he termed "blackmailing Congress because we have been pointing out the excessive waste in the Postal Service, Whenever we point out the lavish furnishings and top-heavy $60,000 salaries these top postal executives have, they dream up some way to cut down on essential mail services to the public. If they would stop hiring industry big-shots with bloated salaries, and stop wasting money on thick rugs, fancy desks and drapes, and clean out the layers of parasites making time-and-motion studies of clerks and carriers, then maybe they could save some real money," Hechler exclaimed. Congressman Hechler also called attention to his bill to abolish all third class "junk mail" preferential postage the Texaco Distributor for this area. We have a WAREHOUSE stocked with a complete line of Texaco products Just received a carload of QUAKER STATE PRODUCTS SEE US FIRST! GLENVILLE TEXACO For immediate delivery Call 462-8051 For the convenience of our customers we are open 7 days a week for pick-up class at the some rate." He also indicated that he has just completed drafting a bill to do away with the Congressional franking privilege, prohibiting Congressional newletters and similar mass mailings, and banning the time-honored Congres- sional practice of sending congratula- tory letters to high school seniors. "These measures will save additional money, result in better postal service, and hopefully help save the small post offices," Hechler declared. "Hyperactive Child" subject of workshop The Glenville County Schools had an inservice workshop entitled "The Hyperactive Child" Tuesday, March 9, 1976 at 6:30 P.M. at the Gilmer County High School as part of,a statewide consumer education project, according to Region 7 project director Carol Yount of Philippi. The program, presented by Dr. Tom Heller on behalf of Glenville section of the Pioneer Center. Mrs. Rhona Gross, instructor in Art at the College, is responsible for designing this section. Mrs. Bruce Flack, Chairwoman of the Spring Luncheon, announced final plans for the luncheon. It is to be held on April 10, 1976 at 12:30 in the Pioneer Center Ballroom. The topic is to be "Fashion Trends in 1976." Members are encouraged to bring guests. President Mrs. Mack Samples, presided over the business at the monthly meeting of Faculty Wives in the Wesley Foundation, Hostesses for the coffee were Mrs. Flack and Mrs. John McCreary. Senior Citizens meet The Gilmer County Senior Citizens met February 26 to elect new officer, s for the year. New president of the club is Pearl Williams. Elected to the other offices were Albert Moore, vice Monday, after a fellowship dinner at 6 o'clock. Speaking is at 7. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Smarr of Linn had as Sunday guests Mr. and Mrs. Steve Fry and children, Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Smarr and son and Mrs. Smarr's, parent's Mr. and Mrs. |ames Fry of Linn. SBA approves 18 applications The Clarksburg District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration approved loan applications {or 16 small businesses throughout the state at $2,100,000 during February. Ike Mayfield, State Director for the SBA, advised 15 applications were under the Section 7(a} regular business loan program; one applica- tion was for an Economic Opportunity Loan; one was a Displaced Business Loan; and one Local Development Company Loan. Eligibility for a Displaced Business Loan is any small business suffering State College, is one of a series of president; Oren Sumpter, secretary substantial economic injury as a result programs on topics of consumer and Sammy geese, treasurer, of displacement by or proximity to, interest presented in this seven-county Board members elected at the urban renewal highway or other region by faculty members from same time were Eula Caste, Glenville federally-aided construction projects. Alderson-Broaddis, Davis and Elkins, District; Bess Moore, Center District: The loan may be used to assist in Glenville State and West Virginia Ardell Fisher, Dekalb District and obtaining comparable space for Wesleyan Colleges. Dr. Heller will be Lucille Reese, Trey District. purchase of land and buildings, moving assisted by a representative of the The January-ebruary edition of expenses, replacement of machinery Regional Mental Health Clinic in Clarksburg. The project, established through the cooperation of the West Virginia Board of Regents, is funded largely by Title I of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Counties covered by the Region 7 program include Tucker, Randolph, Barbour, Upshur, Lewis, Braxton and Gilmer. All programs are offered free of charge to public schools and senior citizen groups. "Age in Action", the official publication of the West Virginia Commission on Aging, carried a front page picture of the bicentennial quilt and equipment, increased rent, inventory, working capital, etc. The different types of businesses applying for financial assistance Mr. and mer of Mrs. Hazel weekend. People Burkhammer were Mr. JameS Woodrow post, Ward, Mr. and and Mrs. PanSY Mr. and Fairmont were Lester Floyd Sunday. Mr. and sons, Dannie Edsel's mother Talbott, Se h Mrs. Jennie from Mr. and Linn. They are Florida Mr. and Linn were mother, Mrs. Mrs. Garrison birthday, Mr. Paul Lawrence, grandmother, Linn, the past Ii With the long distance interstate (out-of- state) minute rates, you can make someone smile for 21€ or less. Just take a minute and dial direct. You'll save. For instance, you can call all the way to Los Angeles, during the night or most of the weekend, and it s just 21€ for the first minute, 15€ for each minute after. But if you have the operator place the call for you, you 11 Pay $2.25 for the first three minutes, even if you talk for less. So always dial direct. During the day, you can still save if you dial direct. Then the first minute's just 54’ or less, additional minutes, 38’ or less. When everything else seems to be costing you mote, you can still save on long distance calls. Just take a minute and dial direct. Now that's something to smile about. C&P00 mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm m NEW RATES FOR COAST-TO-(X)AST INTERSTATE CALLS • I DIAL-AND-SAVE ONE-MINJ RATES ] ] I I 8am I Sat Sun Men Tue Wed Thur' Fri ] OPERATOR- I • ' [ I 1 I (Full Rate) STATION-TO'STATION • 5 pin - I I Full rates apply I I • / I  ,- I at all times ' / • == / I ,4  AI I First 3 minutes | i I= / " rl 1 • [ at all times / -- I .o/ I%:;;° I I " , ..... I . Take a minute . ." to make someone smile" made by the local senior citizens. Elsewhere in the paper was a story. The quilt was made by Mrs. Tracy Conrad of Perkins and quilted by the following women; Thelma Richards, Georgia Carr, Vera Davis, Lucille Reese, Wanna Lowther, Winnie Yancey, Stalls Rasnick, Lucille McVa- nay, Doris Toter, Jennie Kirkpatrick, Erma Hinzman, and Dorothy Nell. The finished quilt was donated to the West Virginia Rehabilitation Center's Inter- Faith Chapel Fund. This is one of many quilts the local senior women have made and quilted; many have boon sold and proceeds given to the Center. The women finished a quilt February 12. They now have four quilts for sale. Jess Pritt has received a letter from Senator Robert C. Byrd in reply to a request for a United States flag to be placed in the Center. In his reply Senator Byrd said, "I shall be pleased to supply the Senior Citizens of Gilmer County with a United Sates flag. The flag is presently being flown over the Capitol. and, when it is returned to me, I shall promptly send it on to you. Accompaning the flag will be a certificate attesting to the fact that the flag .was flown over the Capitol for the Gilmer County Senior Citizens," Sixty-three persons received blood pressure tests when Mrs. Saul and Mrs. Toth conducted a clinic at the Center. February 19. A similar clinic will be held at the County Health Department March 25, 9;00- 11:30 and 1:00 - 2:30, and again at the Center in April. Date will be announced later. Masel Pritt and Pearl Williams attended a meeting with Cal Hobart, aging specialist for Region VII, at Buckhannon on January 30. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. John Kimble, from the Lockney Center. One purpose of the meeting was to organize a council to advise about the needs of the entire region in planning during February include: hardware; hairstyling and boutique; builders hardware and plumbing supplies; sale of swimming pools: plumbing and heating: grocery; clothing sales; supermarket; service station; dental lab; restaurant; manufacturing. In addition to the loans approved, 17 applications which were previously approved, were finalized and dis- bursed at almost two million dollars. These 17 businesses provide employ- ment for 137 people. For information on the Small Business Administration's financial assistance, managmer. :assistance, and procurebas,  tact ;, the SBA Of in-c[arksburg, log North Third Street, Lowndes Bank Building, 623-3461, Ext. 267, or the Branch Office in Charleston, Suite 626, Charleston National Plaza, 343-6161. mIIIIIIIIl I Home Improvement Corp. • Burnsville I Glenville Residents Call I 462-8186 I Glenville Variety HOBBLES ORIGINAL  GROCERIES GASOLINE We Now Have Un 907 N. Lewis St., Glenville, Phone: 4624635 We acce the best ways to use the available ,uo00 Henry Block has Officers elected were Sammy Reese, president; V.P. Peterson of 1 '-'" ,: 7 reasons WHy y Pearl Williams, Secretary. ........................... s uld come tort • ." .-'. for = nco nm tax he Ii ." 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