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April 2, 1976

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The Glenville Pathfinder A Gilmer Graphics. Inc. Newspaper Published By and For Gilmer County People Single Copy Price 15c [Incl. Tax] 27 new businesses in Glenville  . ..... Sandy Lessig COnvenience store. Located at the corner of Main and recently opened it doors to the public offering a and household items and more recently, gasoline. Ass Barley, store construction began in November and a grand opening celebration planned this week. Store 11 p.m. seven :days a week. Opening of one of Gienvme's newest busInesses, the new store, located in the former Army Recruiting and Jane Rastle. Presently stocking a wide variety of and comics, the store expects an inventory of cards, goods, gift wrapping, gifts and tobacoo products explained, "We will try to order anyflflng the former GSC professors teaching guide taught at recently "Strategies Bagford, and at Urbana ones, and teachers at concise ues. Dr. Edward Blackburn in one different the of list of purposes, and maximum techniques authors, the book at a need in "The book is not only just for college professors," Dr, Bagford added. "It is also useful for college students, teachers-to-be, kindergarten teachers, and Sunday School teachers. We feel these strategies will help add variety and dimension to teaching." Dr. Bagford received an under- graduate degree fi'om Wilmington College (Ohio) in 1951 and an M.S. degree in educational administration and a Ph.D. degree in educational administration, higher education and curricdlum from Miami University (Ohio). Dr. Jones holds a bachelor's degree from Bluffton College (Ohio) and both an M.S. degree in eduational administration and educational re- search and testing and a Ph.D. degree in educational administration and elementary education from Florida State University. Their new book has been published by Karlyn Publishing and Consulting, P.O. Box 38125. Urbana. Ohio. 43078. Copies may be purchased from them at this address. Two to highlight,GSC spring luncheon Highlighting the Glenville State College Faculty Wives Spring Lun- cheon this year will be Mrs. Sandy Lessig, Parkersburg fashion coordina- tor and model, and Mr. Paul Dworak, member of the music faculty at the College. The event is to be held on Saturday, April 10, at 12:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Center Ballroom. Reservations for the salad buffet luncheon should be made with Mrs. David Harry by Monday, April 5. Members of the planning committee for this event include: Mrs. Byron Turner, Mrs. Ernest Smith, Mrs. David Harry, Mrs. Bob Deal, Mrs. John McCreary, and Mrs. Bruce Fleck (Chairwoman). Following the buffet luncheon, Mr. Paul Dworak will play the piano. Mr. Dworak has chosen a work by Debussy. Mr. Dworak has participated in many music departmental produc- tions this year. Presently, he is preparing the final copy of his dissertation which he is to defend before his committee during the week following the luncheon. Upon commit- tee acceptance, he will achieve his doctOr's degree from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, at the end Of the pring semester. With a wide variety of fashion interests and experiences, Mrs. Lessig will present a program on fashion trends. Modeling is one of her favorite activities. She currently serves as a model for four Parkersburg busines- ses. including: Broida's Stone and Thomas. Pianelli's, Corner on the Market in the Grand Central Mall. and the Point of View Restaurant for special luncheon events. Teaching is an important aspect of Mrs. Lessig's contribution to young women. She is a member of the Division of Business faculty during the Fall semesters to work with students in choosing proper clothing, personality development, etiquette, and modeling fundamentals. In Parkersburg, she directs the Wendy Ward School of Charm at Montgomery Ward. Inc. An active and avid supporter of the Parkersburg Actors' Guild. she is frequently featured in its productions. During the past two seasons, she has been in "Gypsy," "Cabaret," "Fiddler on the Roof." and the current production of "'BeCket." Mrs. Lessig's other interests inlcude the Junior League of Parkersburg, Fine Arts Council. and the Community Concern Association. A volunteer at St. Joseph's Hospital for many years, she has served for four years as President of the Women's Society of Christian Service at the First United Methodist Church. Her husband is Mr. C. Robert Lessig. Vice-President of Tri-State. Roofing Company in Parkersburg. magisterial candidate On Democratic ticket, is Republican candidate GLENVILLE, GILMER COUNTY, WV 26351 Friday. April 2. 1976 McCartney emphasizes 'getting the vote' in Lincoln Day Dinner address little more effort to get out the Republican vote that year, several more Republican Senators and Delegates would now be holding office. "Only 36.7% of the registered Republicans voted in 1974," he stated. "That was 7% less than the Democrats." McCartney described the indif- ference of voters and pointed out that 200 to 250,000 potential voters in the state are not even registered. He urged "Getting out the vote is the single most important issue of this election," West Virginia's Secretary of State James McCartney told approximately 200 persons attending the Bicentennial Lincoln Day Dinner last Saturday. The annual affair, held at the Recreation Center, was sponsored by the Gilmer County Republican Execu- tive Committee. Citing figures from the 1974 election, McCartney said that with a r " "'" Jt Secretary of State James McCartney at Lincoln Day Dinner. General Motors research program to appear at high school to modern living. A two-man team narrates the live show ia non-technical language. More than 30 million students and adults in the United States have seen Previews since 1946. Millions more have seen the GM show in Canada and 25 foreign countries, including special presentations made overseas at the request of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Previews has received wide acclaim from educators and civic organizations for its efforts in encouraging more student interest in sceince, engineering, and related vocational careers, Local high school students will get a peek at the future when the General Motors national assembly program, Previews of Progress. appears at Gilmer County High School, Thursday, April 1 at 10:00 a,m. ,.. The non-commercial show, hc- .ording to General Motors President Elliott M. Estes, "seeks to inspire more student interest in science, engineer- ing, and related technical and vocational careers to provide the trained talent Amerma needs to keep pace with the promise of the future." Previews of Progress demonstra- tions depict work being done today in America's research laboratories and point out the contributions of research AHention called , jp _. oncm00 levy esttmate. As is our aunuat ca:tom, pas aloeS:to your rpesenta- :e :c:aU yo:: .tl:!i t, it:.,: iiii::i ymr : comtms and te esttmateso[ the: fm:r ta:xh : op|nioos to ho,? well and/or :mtthortttes iv CJlmer Cmnv as efiecive:  the are atJocating ., :,::! ... .... . , ..... . 'Iihis::m, pediap, the: on]: ihwmaHm?:that: w|H:be :eted-. o ti: :ta,payers and 0!. citizens  he count a t,:bOw: expres our right and ut as :: : : i t[ECTION--1976 * \\; is a Burke Methodist Church. Past Grand magistrate, of the Glenville Rebekah Lodge #104, member of the Ladies Auxiliary of adult Weston. president of the Gilmer County County Council of Home Demonstration daughter of Women. secretary of the Gilmer late Mrs. County Recreation Committee. member of the advisory board to the Board of Francis Education's Right to Read Committee. he State secretary to the Cedar Creek Farm Women's Club, Den Mother of the six Cedarville Cub Scouts. and member of as foster the Normantown PTA. the Gilmer raent of County Historical Society, and the W. Vs. Folk Festival. Parttime. she works reberfthe in the I.r:al D.well .ffir:e. I,ogretha Keesecker lohn (;. Wolfe party members to work to get out the vote for the upcoming election. He pointed out, "It is a citizen's duty as well as privilege to vote." In his address, McCartney emphasized the need for a strop, two-party system and active part, patton by voters. He then spelled , .... what the Republican Party stand :,, and reviewed the record of  Republicans for the past seven y,:, "The system of free enterpri: ,, McCartney said, "is the best econ,nm system e'er devised. We must keep free enterprise if, we are to survive as a nation," McCartney called for less interference in business by govern- ment. "We need to get government out of private business as much as possible," he said., In the last seven years, McCartney stated, employment in the state is at the highest level in the state's history with more than 630,000 now employed. His office, he said, would charter 3,000 new corporations this year. "This is the largest number ever chartered in the state's history," he claimed. McCartney also cited climbing revenues, model welfare reforms, a crime rate that is the lowest in the nation, a new state investment program that will bring in $17 million in new revenues this year, and a new vocational-technical school program as some of the accomplishments of the Republican Party in the past seven years. McCartney was introduced by Dr. Delmer K. Somerville who served as Master of Ceremonies. In his opening remarks, Somerville paid tribute to Abraham Lincoln caning him the "most sincere, most religious man to ever occupy the White House." Lincoln was President, he reminded the audience, when West Virginia achieved state- hood. Guests, including visitors from 12 counties, were introduced by Russell Bush, Chairman of the Gilmer County Republican Executive Committee. Anita Harold. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harold of Glenville, also spoke, reviewing her experiences at the Republican Youth Camp held at Camp Caeser last year. She presently is a student at Glenville State College. R.A. "Mr. Republican" DarnelL in a brief address, paid tribute to Lincoln and the Republican Party and later was presented with a gift as the oldest person attending the dinner, He is 92. The dinner, prepared by the Recreation Center staff, was served by daughters of the party members in the county. Executive Committee members include co-chairman Fred Furr; Secretary, Pat Pinnell: Treasurer. Hazel F. Gerwig; Josephine Adams. Larry Butcher. Clyde Cumberledge, Char!es Hess, Patty Maxwell, and Loris Roberts who offered the invocation and benediction. Med Center gets Bicentennial funds Governor Arch Moore has approved an expenditure of $1.000 in Bicentennial funds to help in the installation of an ornamental fountain at the entrance of the new Gilmer County Medical Center. Governor Moore said the project will be undertaken at the Glenville facility by the Glenville Woman's Club , and Lions Club. !-- :="-- :=' -'-- :=''-- = I John G. Wolfe of Glenville is a Democratic candidate for magistrate. He is a 1972 graduate of Gilmer County High School and a December 1975 graduate of Glenville State College with a maior in Social Studies. He is a son of Postmaster Clark and Lorene Lewis Wolfe. Glenville. Presently. Wolfe is working tor Delegate Billy B, Burke as a messenger in the. State LegiSlature. During past summers, he worked for the WVU Extension Service as an aide in the Community Resources Development program. He ns a past president of the Gilmer County Young Democrats. For eight years, he was an active membert of the local 4-l{ (:luh. Wolfe s a member [ff the Ch;oviUe Haptist ( 3torch. Recognizing that some may consider his age as a factor against him. Wolfe stated that since his ancestors have been in the area since the early 1800's. he would like to be able to remain in Gilmer County. He has always been interested in politics and history and has seriously studied these fields. He believes that many do not understand the new magisterial system. Since he has studied it. if elected, he wishes to assure the voters that he will enr the position with an open mind and make right and responsible decisions. Wolfe's hobbies are travel and collecting political souvenirs. One of his grandmothers gave him a headstart on souvenirs by giving him her extensive collection of political buttons distributed bv hwmer candidate, s.