Newspaper Archive of
The Glenville Democrat
Glenville, West Virginia
March 18, 1976     The Glenville Democrat
PAGE 1     (1 of 10 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
PAGE 1     (1 of 10 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
March 18, 1976

Newspaper Archive of The Glenville Democrat produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.

25 The Glenville Pathfinder A Gilmer Graphics, Inc. Newspaper Published By and For Gilmer County People i Single Copy Price 15c [incl. Tax] GLENVILLE. GILMER COUNTY. WV 26351 i J l'hursday, March 18, 1976 percentage of of Glenville, Voted to continue street levy for an Years, voters approve street levy continuation Morris presented "Service Above Self" award at Rotary anniversary dinner t ,1, a total of Of this number, 145 voted for the and only four Mayor Delbert L. Davidson noted. in announcing the results, that 97.3 percent of those voting supported the levy, a record for Glenville. Their vote for the three-year lew means that the municipality's street repair program will continue, the Mayor said. The old levy is due to expire June 30th, and the new levy will be effective on July I, 1976. Mayor Davidson issued the following statement: "As Mayor of Glenville, I sincerely appreciate and thank the voters for the support they gave in approving the continuation of the street levy by a 97.3 percent vote. Although the vote was light due to the snowy weather, I feel that this represents the general sentiment throughout the city. The City Council and I thank you for your vote of confidence." speaks at Alpha Zeta Chapter meet A [right], President of the Alpha Zeta Chapter, Glenvi]le. at meeting held in GSC Pioneer Center last Corresponding Secretary of Alpha Phi State, is at left. to be auctioneer lathering of Glenville professional Shady Spring, by Charles H. lames II of Charleston. , The recor4rice for a ham is $11.977.00 or 1i26 per pound for a 14 1/2 pound ham in the 1975 sale paid to Jerry Hostutler, Hundred, by Jack Catalano of Charleston. The record bacon price was also established in 1975, $2.763.75 for an 8 !/4 pound bacon, or $335 per pound, paid/to Craig Burns, Parsons High School. and purchased by a food store chain in Charleston. Judging of the exhibits will be completed March 27. James Van Meter. Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, and Roy Bryant, Morgantown, Monongalia County. will judge the hams and bacons and HaroJd Amick and Donald ]ames, State Department of Agriculture, will judge the eggs. The show will be open to the public Saturday afternoon, Sunday and Monday. 33rd State of America from Counties in West prize exhibits for entry into of the largest lOObacons to be 27. 28 and announcement Department of in 1941. and 2,938 sold in of $230.522.23. is $1,005 to Gary Cadle, .Road upgrading begins here Monday Road. COnstruction will of the road. and paved The road work is being done by State Construction Company of Huntington and encompasses 1.8 miles of road from the intersection of Route 33 to the Gilbert Reed farm. City officials expect the project to take approximately 4 to 6 weeks depending on weather conditions. Mayor Davidson also commented that according to recent car-count figures taken on the road. over 2.000 cars use Mineral Road daily. He urges everyone to be patient during the construction period as there are bound to be traffic tie-ups. Recalling her years in Glenville, Helen Murin Kiser, reminded the Alpha Zeta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International that former officers have much talent to offer. Speaking at the March 12 meeting of the Alpha Zeta Chapter, held at Pioneer Center of Glenville State College, Ms. Kiser stated that officers past and present need members' support. Accompaning Mrs. Kiser as special guest, was Frances Gilley. corresponding Secretary for Alpha Phi State. The Chapter program for the meeting "Professionally Aware" under the Chairmanship of Ada Ruth Hutchison. past president of Alpha Zeta Chapter. focused on the advancement of women teachers in the profession, as well as problems in the encounter in education today. Assist- ing in the planning of the program were Mildred Davis, Ruth Rose. Virginia West and Pare Brown. Members present at the meeting were. Annette Bame. Mary E. Berry, Virginia Berry. Ressie Boggs. Roberta Bush, Iuanita Chrisman. Karen Fredin. Anna Belle Gillespies, Winnie Lee Hamric, Ruby Holland. Ada Ruth Hutchison. Mary Ellen Kennedy, Virginia McClure. Genevieve Mc- Daniel Aurelia Marpi. Clora Marple, Lestelle Murphy, Ethel Pqsey, Ora May Rogers. Delores Simmons. Edith Singleton. Augustine Wiant. and Elma Jean Woofter. Policeman foils break-in Mayor of satisfaction and its residents hard in the last get this project EYer went on to say construction are by the state. I.L. "Ike" Morris was presented Glenville Rotary Club's first "Service Above Self" award at the Golden Anniversary dinner Thursday evening. This award was established this past year to honor a citizen for service to the local community without thought of profit. All area citizens were invited to nominate persons whom they believed had given this kind of service to the community. The nominees were not restricted to members of the Rotary Club. Their qulifications were re- ,dewed by a five-member team of Rotary members headed by the Roy. D. Edward Bayer, He reported prior to the presentation that the final selection of one person was a difficult task. Each person nominated was an outstanding citizen who would have been a worthy recipient of the award. Reverend Bayer continued: "The person selected to receive this first 'Service Above Self' award is one who has given of himself, unselfishly. to many community and county concerns. He has given financial support to many community organiza- tions, schools, and the college. He was instrumental in organizing and obtaining funds from the County Court, the Gilmer County Board of Education, and local people for lights on the high school athletic field. He has agreed to donate pipe to an organization which will erect a fence on one end of the field. Two suspects are lodged in the Gilmer County Jail after being apprehended by City Police for alledgedly breaking into Hardman's Hardware Store late Saturday night. Glenville Police Sergeant Marvin Heson came upon the suspects as they were entering the building via a broken window in the back on Powell Street around 10:45 p.m.. Saturday, March 13. After the apprehension. Sergeant Hanson called for back-up units. Those arriving at the scene were Gilmer County Sheriff's Deputy Dale Hacker and Sgt. Golden Jenkins of the Campus Security Police. The two suspects were brought before Justice of the Peace ]ennings Moss. Bond was set at $2,500 each. Glenville Mayor Delbert Davidson commented later on the fine job the city's police force is doing and praised their continuing efforts to upgrade the quality of law enforcement in Glenville. I.L. "lEe" Morris with his "Service Above Self" award plaque from the Glenville Rotary Club. Bayard Young Photo District 7 of Rebekah Assembly holds convention Glenville Rebekah Lodge #104 was hostess to the District 7 Convention held on Saturday. March 6, 1976 at the Glenville I.O.O.F. Hail. Roseann Turner. District Deputy President of District 7 presided over the meeting. A coffee hour was held from 9-10 a.m. with the morning session starting at 10:00 a. m. District Officers were introduced and seated as follows: Roseann Turner. President: Ellenora Horner. Vice-President: Mabel Single- ton, Secretary: Irene Wilson. Trea- surer: Chaplain and Pare Deem, Inside Guardian. Rebekah Assembly officers were then introduced and seated as follows: Elnora Davis. President: Wanda F. Ashcraft. Vice-President: Mary Tamu- litis. Warden. Virginia Lee Bradley, Secretary: and Barbara Aaams, Treasurer: Erma Ashburn, Marshall: Mabel Singleton. 1st Harold and Debbie Siers, Color bearer: Fern Dennison, District Delautv President of District 8: Kathy Ransom District Deputy President of District 17. Past Presidents of the Rebekah Assembly present were Ruth Mercer. Edith Neff and Myrtle Fisher. Devotions were presented by Grantsville #52: Flag presentation and Retirement hy Burnsville #85 and Memorial was done by June #56. Donations were made from the district to the following: Heart. Cancer. Youth. Anti Drug Program. Rose Bowl Float and the purchase of one storm window for the Odd Fellows Home in Elkins. A delicious luncheon was pre- pared and served by the hostess lodge. All five of the state officers gave very interestinu talks. "He has furnished money, equipment, and labor for excavating and grading the site for the new Glenville Elementary School. He has consistently exhibited a willingness to contribute time and effort to any worthwhile community project. He has, indeed, exemplified Rotary's motto, 'Service Above Self.' "It is my happy privilege, in behalf of the Glenville Rotary Club, to present the 1975 "Service Above Self" award to I.L. "Ike" Morris." Morris was called to the speaker's platform to receive the engraved, gold plaque. He owns and operates an extensive oil and gas well service company in Gilmer and surrounding counties. Other highlights of the 50-year dinner celebration which attracted guests from all areas of Rotary Distrlc 753 were the presentation of the 50-year Rotary International Certifl. cate to Glenville Rotary President Delmer K. Somerville by District Governor Carl L. Schweinfurth of Weirton: remarks on behalf of the four living charter members of the local club by Earle W. Bennett {one of them}, who also gave the club $200 for their general fund; remarks by Thomas H. Harden. Jr.. Pres. of the Spencer Club which sponsored the Glenville Club Jan. 12. 1926; recognition of 50 years of service by Kanawha Union Bank President John E. Arbuclde. a charter member, by Dr. D. Banks Wflburn. Pres. of Glenville State College: andan address tracing the developments in Rotary, technology, and life by Dr. Harry B. Heflin, a past president of the Glenville Club, now a resident of Morgantown. Paul H. Woodford. a chatter member, and wife were among the 98 who attended the dinner. The fourth charter member. Overt Hardman, was unable to attend. As previously reported, six former district Governors. a nominee, and an electee had promisdd to come and were present. Of the past presidents of the Glenville Club, the following attended and were recognized: H, Y. Clark, George Strader. Wilbur Beall. Harry B. Heflin. Haskell Pears, Donald Barker, W. T. Calhoun, V. E. Hoefer, Espy Miller. Gaff Summers. Beryl Langford. Loren McCartney, Blake Breitenhirt. Edward Bayer. Howard Warren, John McCreary, and Ernest Smith. McCartney to speak at Lincoln Day dinner Secretary of State. James R, McCartney will be the speaker for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner Saturday, March 27, in the Gilmer CounW Recreation Center at Glenville. Announcement of the reception. beeinnine at 6:30 v.m. and dinner at 7 p.m., was made by Russell Bush. Chairman of the Gilmer County:. Republican Executive Committee ...... McCartney, a native of Morgan, town. is a candidate of nomination for Secretary of State on the Republican  ticket. He is presently serving that. position. , Tickets are $5.00 and may ba  purchased by writing or calling Russell Bush. Box 1A. Baldwin, WV 26326, :: Phone 462-8465. Invitations are being extended to,. everyone, especially to candidates for .... / / I/ 000000mte00WL00a00am ELECTION..1976 II, Nelson Reed is a candidate for i magistrate on the Democratic ticket, He. his wife. the former Carol Sue England. and their three children live at 957 Mineral Road. Glenville. He is a son of Mrs. Esta Reed of Sycamore Road. Glenville. and the late Brooks I Reed. He was educated in the local county schools. In the '50's, he served as a metalsmith in the U.S. Naval Air Corp. Since that time, he has worked for Dowell, the Consolidated Gas Co., and as a construction worker. Reed's hobbies are hunting, fishing, and golf. tie belongs to the Giimer County Coon Hunters Associa- tbm Willard "'Hep'" Wright Willard "Hep" Wright of Ka- nawha Drive is a Republican candidate for magistrate. Wright is the son of Sada Wright of Kanawha Drive and the late W. W. Wright of Tanner. He is a graduate of Tanner High School. He also attended Glenville Stale College. His occupation for the past several years has been as parts and service manager for a local car agency. Prior to this position, he was parts and service manager with a lohn Deere dealer at Stumptown. His wife. the former Betty Greenlief of Glenville. is a business teacher. Their son. Willard. it.. is a sophomore at Gilmer County high school. Wright is a U. S. Navv veteran of World War II. lie is a member of the VFW. Ilia hnbbies are hunting and colh;t:tin hislorical data on the family. Robert Fox : Robert E. Fox of near Glenville, On: : US Routes 33-119, is a non-denomina;': tion candidate for County School:]: Board. He is a son of Mr." and Mrs/1 Thomas A. Fox of Glenville, " Fox is a 1964 graduate of Gflmer: County High School, He is married to the former Terry Layne. They are the ': parents el three children with one [ each in kindergarten, first rade, and  third rade. Since raduation, Fox haw l' organized Fox's Welding and Rousta : bout Service and now has three . full-time employees. : He is a member of the Glenville i Baptist Church and the GlenviUe I,O.OF. Lodge #105. Be.ause of his children, he is very  much interested in improving the( - county school svstem. Prior to the " ret'en! bond election, he spent::- (:msi(teral)le time explaining the! State-approved Comprehensive School " Phtn f)r Gilmer t:mmtv to residents in his home area near the Doweil plan: