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Page 12 ---The Gienville Democrat/Pathf'mder -- Thursday, Mar. 18, 2004 The Chestnut Brass Company: Virtuosity Meets Versatility at Carnegie West Virginia The Chestnut Brass Company, win- ners of the 2000 Grammy for Best Classical Crossover Album, brings its "versatile and unpredictable reper- toire to the Carnegie Hall West Vir- ginia stage on Friday, March 19,at 8 p,m. Tickets are $12-$20 and can be purchased at the Carnegie Box Of- flee, 105 Church Street, Lewisburg, or ordered by phone at (304)645-7917. Internationally acclaimed for bringing virtuosity to modern and historical brass instruments, the com- pany started as a street bandin Phila- delphia in 1977 with a goal of promotingknowledge and understand- ing of the musical history surround- ing brass instruments. Since then, they have performed in the US, France, Germany, Italy, the Caribbean, Canada and Mexico. The only ensemble in the world touring with modern and historical brasses, The Chestnut Brass Company strives to reflect the rich tradition and excit- ing spirit of brass instruments. Com- pany members are; Susan Sexton (trumpet), Larry Zimmerman (trom- bone) Marian Hesse (French Horn), Jay Krush (tuba) and Bruce Barry (trumpet). In addition to performing works from the popular and classical repertoire, they regularly commission new works and premiere contempo- rarv brass music. The Chestnut Brass Company will also be involved in a number of resi- dency activities during their week in the Greenbrier Valley. They will per- form for students from Alderson, Lewisburg, Mountain VieW, Peterstown, White Sulphur Springs, Smoot, and Williamsburg Elemen- tary Schools; the Greenbrier Episco- pal School; Marlinton Middle School; Eastern Greenbrier Junior High School, and Western Greenbrier and Pocahontas County High Schools. These educational performances are presented through Carnegie Hall's Spotlight on Schools Performance Series. The musicians also will visit the Lewisburg Rotary Club and will give an informal pre-performance talk at Carnegie Hall on Friday, March 19, from 5-6 p.m. in the Board Room' adjacent to the Carnegie Hall Audito- rium. The talk is open to the public free of charge. This project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Per- forming Arts on Tour, a program de- veloped and funded by the Vira I. Heinz Endowment; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Coun- cil on the Arts, a state agency; and the Pew Charitable Trusts; and adminis- tered by Mid Atlantic Arts Founda- tion. It is also presented with finan- cial assistance through a grant from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the National Endow- ment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. Local underwriter is Eugene Jeffus, ATC Contractor. Contribu- tors are Richard and Valborg Ailstock; Dr. and Mrs. Thomas O. Dotson; and Annabelle and Crichton, Frankford, Jumping Branch, TAG Galyean. II----, sPo II a2 'Z .YI Lounge II "Announces New Specials II !1 Enjoy your day or night out-on-the-town with your family /I and friends in our cheerful, scenic, and relaxing lounge.* We also serve private office and personal parties, such as for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, etc. Drink Speciah$1.00 drafts daily Mon.- Wing Nite (25-cent wings, 7-10p.m.) Tues. - $3.00pitchers Wed. - Ladies' Night (Ladies' Drinks, 1/2 Price for ladies, All Night, music & door prizes) Thurs. - Open Mike Acoustic Night (Bring your !nstrument and show off your talent) REST. Lounge This establishment Western Hotel on is an independent and locally owned lounge located beside the Best SR 5 just east of Glenville. For reservations or information, phone Restaurant Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.;11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. ,405 North Lewis Street Glenville, WV James & Anne Flynn 462-7603 .jaflynn@rtoLnet Tax Preparation * Accounting Payroll Services Watch Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. _ Visit your West Virginia Lottery Retailer and find out how you can be a game show contes=nt and win up to $1,000,0001 On-air WV contestant - March 13, 2004 Peter Aponte playing for Cinda Forinash of I reland,WV...$1,300 At-home players - $ 100 Paula KtrkwoodClarksbu~ Garri Higdon Kearneysville Rodger Cale Powhaton Point, OH Frank Masters Beckley Sam Chapman Clendenin Next Drawing May 20, 2004 at WestVirginia Lottery Headquarte~ Join the winning thh seamn wtth The Pewerball Imtant Millinnalte Game Show from I.u VegasT There's more than one amP/to play! PlayVeps Bingo and now VeLras Show,me for a chance to be a contestant on gameshow! Good things happen when you play. Each year many people hear the Gilmer County citizens, your par- diagnosis of Cancer fron their physi- ticipation is needed in our Relay For clans .... this is a devastating time for Life event, we understand that our individuals and f~milies as well as small count has been faced with many comminities. Cancer is adisease that devasting events over the past year touches not only the individual and and .you have responded with great family members but the entire com- coura-'g~and commitment to assist munity. With research being done yourfrierklsandneighbors.Weonly and improvements being made for ask that you do what you can .... treatmentmethodsandmeansofearly Again at Relay For Life... Survi- detection there remains much more vors are invited to walk the first such as Relay For Life .... to raise Lap.. Joined by family members on money, but it is also to raise aware- the second lap.. a reception for Sur- aessofearlydetectionmethodsavail- vivors and family members is held able, assistance and support groups followind the second lap... A very forcancerpatientsthatarenowavail- special Luminaria service is held at able in our area. dark to honor the memory of those Look around your neighborhood, who have lost their life and/to eel- how many individuals have been di- ebrate with individuals who are sur- agnosed with cancer, are taking treat- vivors. A bag with lighted candle to ments, orperhaps have lost their life he place around the track may be to the disease too many!! Now look purchased for a small fee. again, how many survivors do you If you have any questions con- know? Our numbers are growing, cerning Relay For Life call either but our goal is to see the disease of Sue Edwards or Renee Harold Cancer eradicated! 02 Ford Mustang GT, auto, loaded, 9K ....... s16,500 02 Mercury Sable, auto, air, cd, 77K ............. s6,800 01 Chev Prizm, auto, air, tape, 75K ................ s4,900 01 Ford Ranger, 5 spd .................................... s4,900 01 Chev. Malibu, auto, air, 66K ..................... s5,800 01 Chev. Cavalier, 2 dr, 4 cyl, 5 spd, air ........ s5,900 00 Pont Grand Am. 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Just show this ad when Sunday Brunch will be served from 11:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. you pay. Spring Back in Shape! McDonald's Premium Salad linsup is waiting to help you regain your summertime figure. Our Caesar Salad, California Cobb Salad, or Bacon ganch Salad all are made fresh from the finest ingredients, and topped with your choice of hot griUed or crispy fried chicken strips and world famous Paul Newman Dressings~. For $3.99, they are a hit that fits into your busy life-style. Soup's On! e.njoy 11ot and 0pen 5:ooam Mon-Sat Brou.oli 6:ooam on Sundays or Vegetable Beef $1.69 a cup Ma , kl'6 ,f (.kmnlb 462-5oio Father Edwin Daschbach, SVD How Safe Are We From Space-Inflicted Judgment Day? On July 16, 1994, the Hubble tele- scope made it possible for scientists to observe a comet striking a planet, reinforcing our ideas of the effects such a catastrophe would have on Earth. The victim was Jupiter. One fragment alone of a string of 21 striking that distant giant hit with a force 75 times all the nuclear weap- onry in existence, creating wounds the size of our own mother planet. But bey, notto worry. After all, we possess nuclear capability! All you have to do is view the movie Arma- geddon to witness our mighty de- fense. If an asteroid or meteor proved menacing to our little planet, we simply send our own version of nuclear laden space cow- boys on their merry way to intercept the thing and blow it to smithereens. Guess what. Such a protection from judg- ment day is a hoax. Our demise from those planetoid space invaders is a real possibility, because we are inca- pable of mounting a defense. Bill Bryson's latest book A Short History of Nearly Everything effec- tively demythologizes the myth. Lis- ten to his description of what science tells us about these potential threats to human existence, and how men- acing they really are. First: Would we have a warning? Unless spotted by a telescope, no. By the time a naked eye saw the thing, it had already hit the atmo- sphere - and that would be one sec- ond before it hit Earth. But suppose a telescope saw one bearing down on us? Even ifa nuclear warhead could hit it, the fragments remaining would be intensely radioactive as they plunged our way. Such planetoids (100 million of those larger than 10 meters cross Earth's path) are traveling "many tens of times faster than the fastest bullet." At such speeds, if one hit us, air beneath it couldn't get out of the way, so the air would compress re- sulting in temperatures "ten times the surface temperature of the Sun. Every living thing within 150 miles that hadn't been killed by the heat of entry would immediately be killed by the blast." Within minutes, if the meteor hit a place like Manson, Iowa today (as it did millions of years ago), the entire Midwest would be flattened or on fire. Devastating earth- quakes would result, vol- canoes become active, tsunamis head for shores. One and a half billion people would die the first day. Dark- ness would cover the planet, burn- ing rock and other debris would set the planet afire. It strikes me that given such de- structive possibilities, we must owe something to God's protective provi- dential shielding of us so far. An~0" yet, we don't know what the future holds. All we see and live with can be gone in an apocalyptic flash. It certainly makes more persuasive the words of Jesus: You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come (Matt. 24: 44). We want to welcome Mr. Kenneth Coo- per to our calendar each month on the third Sunday. He will be bringing a spe- cial guest, "Singing Hands" Marlene Fox. The Glenville Elementarty School will be coming over on the 25th to fly kites in our backyard. We look forward to hav- ing you! Our thoughts and prayers are with our special entertainers, The Bluegrass Ex- press, for the loss of their father. For information about our facility, call 462-5718 H.C. 76 Box 2 A I Rt. 5 East Glenville, WV Business: 462-8300 Hours: 8:30 - 7:00 Men. - Fri. 8:30 - 5:00 Sat. After hours emergency, call: Doug: 462-5554 Scott: 462-7355 Our family looks forward to serving your fan Y. Pharmacists: Scott Wanstreet RPh Doug Moss RPh Loft Plummer RPh Democrat tor NATIVE OF GILMER COUNTY GRADUATE OF GILMER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL AND GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE W/BUSINESS MNGT. DEGREE I ASK FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND PLEDGE TO YOU MY BEST EFFORT IN PROTECTING THE CITIZENS OF GILMER COUNTY, ALWAYS BEING ACCESSIBLE, AND THE PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT OF THE: SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE GILMER COUNTY A SAFER, HAPPIER PLACE TO LIVE! paid for by the Candidate