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i, 6 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder April 3. 1975 GSC students note While Robin Redbreast. the traditional harbinger of spring, has been seen in large flocks around the county, he has been joined this year by other species-the Eastern Bluebird. the Evening Grosbeak, the Goldfinch "and the Ruby-Crowned Kinglet. to name iust a few. If you think you've seen a variety of birds of late. consider the bird sightings of 10 students in the Biology Research Division at Glenville State College. They reported seeing 41 different species of Gilmer County during February, and as avid bird watchers might expect, this included pring birdwatch slx dflh~relll ~o~ll)eckt~rs. two Sl)e('ies t)I oxvI. I~x'o g~-llllt? [)irds. allil .~tlch regular winter residenls as the Carolina Chickadee. Starling. Spar- rows. Cardinal. lunco, and Tufted Titmouse. Same robins, too, stay here through the winter. Some of the more unusual early sightings by the students included the Purple Finch. Myrtle Warbler, Rub~-Crowned Kinglet. Gohlfinch, Brown Creeper. House Wren. and Bluebird, Other birds reported seen (luring February were: Red-tailed Hawk, Sparrow Hawk. Ruffed Grouse. Domestic Pigeon, Y,I Gienville, W. Vs. Phone 462- 7660 LICENSED MORTICIANS J.J. Spurgeon, Pres. M. Stephen StricklanFI T_-_-~ Z_--Z Z~_ Z_- Z ~_-~-~ ..... -:-- ........ tOUS @ tax Reason 16 We'll try to do everything we can to save vou monev. After all. we want your business aRain next year. THE INCOME TAX PEOPL'E GASSAWAY S18 Elk St. 3 4 291 Otmt I e.m. - 8 p.m. wsekdays, 9-5 Set. No Atg, N :ESSARV GLENVILLE 30 E. Main St. 462-7784 Nl.urnin~ I)~nve. Great llorned Owl. Belted Kingfisher. Yellow-Shafted Flh:ker, l'ih,'ah;d Wol~Ipecker. Red-bel- lied Woodpe(:ker. ttairv W(n~tpecker. Downy Woodpecker. Barn Swallow. Blue lay. Crow. White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren. Mocking- bird. Towhee. Tree Sparrow. Field Sparrow. White-throated Sparrow. Song Sparrow, Bob White. Screech Owl, House Wren. and Purple Grackle. WVU offers marine science courses Through its membership in the Marine Science Consortium. West Virginia University will offer both graduate and undergraduate courses in the marine sciences this summer. "Undergraduate courses in biology. geology, oceanography and wildlife management will be offered at the Consortium's field stations in Lewes, Del.. and Wallops Island. Vs.." according to Joseph A. Marshall of the WVU Department of Biology "Gra- duate courses in the marine sciences-three of which involve cruises aboard a research vessel-als~ will be offered." Five three-week sessions will be held. The first session will begin on May 12 and the last session on Aug. 4. Deadline for submitting applications is April 30. Students may earn three credit hours during each session. Students attending colleges other than WVU may receive transfer credits if their schools approve. For more information, please write ]oseph A. Marshall. Department of Biology, West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV 26506, or call him at 304-293-5806. Keep Gilmer County Green SAVE GAS JIM WEGMANN, INC. Your Authorized Volkswagen Dealer 1710 14th St. Parkersburg, W. Vs. 485-5451 Store Hours 9 to 9 Daily 12 to 6 SBday,. and FREE CUSTOMER PARKING WESTERN JACKETS Slim fitting "14 oz.-plus" denim jacket. Button front, snap pockets. USUALLY 1300JUST WESTERN CUT JEANS Extra durable "14" denim jeans. Super tough. USUALLY I0.00 "WRANCHER" JEANS 50% Polyester/50% Cotton permanent- press denim jeans. Fits easily over boots. USUALLY 10.00 FLARE LEG JEANS "350 Denim" jeans woven especially for Wranglere. JUST USUALLY t.00 lb. 33 West Second Street Wuton, WV In On These Savings for Boys! FLARE LEG JEANS Extra durable "14 oz.-plus" denim jeans. Fits easily over boots. USUALLY H-P's LOW PRICE 5.99 7.50 " " " JEANS Boy proof flare jeans. JUST WESTERN JACKETS 11 oz. denim jackets, slim fitting, fully guaranteed. JUST to celebrate Dr, "Thomas II. ,~moh Exe:uhvu Director of the Ohio Historical Society, will be the honored guest and featured speaker for Marietta's 187th birthday observance on Saturday. April 5th, at 11:30 a.m. in Muskingum Park. ~" Dr. Smith is an authority on Ohio ~" hitory and has written four books on ~ ~ the subject. Following Dr. Smith's speech, ~:~, Mayor James Schwikert, Marietta ~. Bicentennial Birthday Chairman, Lee Bryant. and other officials will cut a giant birthday cake, observing t Marietta's 187th birthday. Cake and ice cream will be served free to celebrants. In the afternoon more than 75 historical exhibits in downtown Marietta stores will be on display. Also. there will ber a muzzle-loader shooting, arts and crafts displays. antique steam-powered machinery displays, demonstrations by bicycle ~, , and unicycle riders, and a square "" " dance demonstration. ~ ,~ Also from 1-4 p.m. the Marietta ~ :" ~- [" Easter egg hunt [See a~icle on page 1] ~tn ~ College Crew wig be racing the Wayne State University and Washington crews, both lights and heavys, on the Muskingum River. During the crew race intermission, at about 3 p.m. there also will be a sternwheeler race between Captain James Sands" "Valley Gem" and Captain Gene Fitch's "'Claire E.'" The celebration will continue on Sunday. April 6th. and the historical displays will again be open from 1-4 p.m. From 4-6 p.m., there will be a free musical program called "Music on the Ohio River," which will emanate from the top decks of two small sternwheeler boats. These river boats. the "Valley Gem" and the "Claire E." will be moored at the Green Street levee near the Lafayette Hotel. It is suggested that people attending bring along folding chairs. Devout Moslems carried a small box in which they saved every hair that fell from their beard==, and it was buried with them. Unidentified group of children forage for eggs during Easter Sunday. III II Gary Robert tayne !I with prize eU. ~ &garl Fitzwater Hair StyUn~W,~bg. ~ Cutting C~sed ea Mendays I I I 011 I III Youngster hunts Jf~ The big put on in soft, feminine blouse creations. Choose from a rainbow of colors. S-M-L. $18.00 ~:~ ~ O~ Fd. til S..OO p.n. III II I II I IIII APRIl FlIT UTIUZ MOU! MOYI MOU~ APRI ( q C f APRIl trrlL BI Sb call Gift given at Glenville the Mr. Kern Hearing BELTONE it~