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view GM's Previews of Progress live in today is to tomorrow. questions and engineers to opportunity was students when assembly of Progress, County High April 1. 1976 at seeks to interest in and related was presented language by the 45 minute laser projector was used we hear into which danced audience. Holnm The GM representatives also explained how the energy of the sun can be converted into electricity by running a model of the Surveyor Lunar Roving Vehicle on solar cells, A 300-watt lamp, simulating the sun's rays, powered the Moon Rover across an undulating table top surface. Students also saw two fast-paced demonstrations which illustrate recent developments toward solving water and air pollution problems, First, the lecturers showed progress being made to clean up water used in an industrial process, They combined two common manufacturing pollutants to produce clean water and to eliminate the pollutants in one mutually beneficial operation. Then students viewed a cutaway model of a catalytic converter, a devise used to reduce automobile related exhaust pollutants, Based on extensive research and engineering, GM believes by Theima Shackleford The Cox's Mills United Methodist Chttrch met Friday night for their business meeting. Irene Ware, Chairman, called the meeting to order. She gave a reading followed by a SETUP prayer by Rev. Robert Jones. Several things were discussed; plans for painting the outside of the church soon as weather permits, a new door to be installed in the basement. Other things OMEs. INC. are also planned. 36@f06 Rita Emerson has returned to her home from Camden Clark Hospital in Exits Parkersburg where she underwent surgery. She is getting along .me. WV Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. County Armory Ezra Adams were, Tilsa Persinger, Gene, Marguerite and Brenda of Normantown, Claud Adams of Linn, PUBLIC AUCTION TREMBLE BLDG. MAIN ST. BURNSVHA, WV APRIL 17, 1976, 10 AM rOcker, recliner, coifs & end tables, telephone stand, odd d antique chair pictures, 5 carpets [2 hke new), good gas ites, dressers, double bed. clothing, hamper, dining room breakfast table, good Gibson No Frost refrigerator, gas r, kitchen cabinet, base cabinet, rug shampooer, with 18oods, canning jars and a lot of misc. (moving into mobile b served.r" " , , . Auctioneer Robert J. Butcher Owners Mr. and Mrs. Day Hissom Ready To Buy #105 Over 180 acres with modern 7 room house, meadow, woods and stream. Let's make a deal at S37,000. #115 100 acres secluded, free gas, ideal hunting camp or smnmer retreat. Good terms S12,000. ADRIAN #122 43 acres woods, jp)od access many poesibJ]iflss, r 26443 easy ternta. $5,500. EAL ESTATE PRE-APPROVED AUTO LOANS Way to Buy a Car 1. Come in; tell us your plans. 2. We'll pre-approve your credit. 3. You Shop around as a cash buyer. / AWHA UNION BANK GLENVILL[ the catalytic converter is the best choice of alternatives at this time for meeting 1975 federal requirements because it reduces emissions of pollutants while also permitting improvements in fuel economy and driveability of automobiles A unique way to move heavy loads with little physical effort was illustrated by an "air bearing" platform. A small vacuum cleaner type motor provided a thin film of air under three large circular pads supporting the platform. This air-cushion reduced friction between the floor and the pads enabling finger-tip movement of the platform carrying about 200 pounds. Two novel experiments involving "man-made" molecules showed mo- dern chemistry's contribution to progress. Synthetic rubber was manufactured in a bottle in just sixty seconds and a polyurethane foam plastic cake "baked" itself in only two April 8, 1976 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 9 8 minutes. The importance of seat belt protection for vehicle occupants was dramatized hy a model impact sled, a device automotive safety engineers have been using to test the structual integrity of car bodies and compo- nents. Other demonstrations in the Previews show covered the use of gyroscopes in modern navigation systems for' space vehicles, aircraft and submarines and an explanation of how a gas turbine engine operates. CAR OUTLOOK Auto manufacturers predict that within two or three years they will be building mostly subcompacts. They base this prediction on another one: that gasoline will soon cost more than a dollar a gallon. They also expect that such standard items as spare tires will become "options". SOCIAL SECURITY TAX UP Wade Jean and Donna Adams of The Social Security tax bite that Harrisville. went into effect the first of the year - Shirley Greenleaf and Chastity of 5.85 percent of the first $15,300 of Troy were visiting Thelma Shackleford income - really smarts, but next year it recently. Mrs. Elsie Alltop is a patient in the Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Weston. Jennings Luzader of Glenville was a weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Glenda Butcher Toots. Thelma and Alt Shackle- ford were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Hayward Childers of Elizabeth. Sunday March 28. Mrs. Rema Burton is visiting some of her children in Ohio. We are sorry to hear of the death of Mary West, wife of Clive West. We is likely to be worse, when the amount of income taxes is expected to rise to $16,800. In 1978 it is the rate that is expected to go up, to 6.05 percent. PENSIONERS' OUTSIDE INCOME Retirees with part-time jobs get a small break this year. A person on Social Security can now have $2,760 in earned income without reducing his benefits; that's $240 more than last year. SAVE TAX INSTRUCrlONS After filing this year's income tax return, don't throw away the I'IIIII.IC SERVICE ( ;()MMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA (3tARLES'FON Entered by the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMIS- SI()N OF WF=T VIRGINIA. at the Capitol,ln the City ,f Charleston ,m the 3let day of March. 1976. CASE NO. 8475 MONONGAltF.LA POWER COMPANY, a corporation. In the matter of amendment of rules and regulations of the Commission. WtlP.REAS. on the 28th day of January, 1976, Monongahela Pnwar Company. a corporation, filed with the Commission a petition for amendment of the rules and regulations of the Commission, the purpose of which is to request the Commission to develop an alternative procedure for prompt and regular consideration of an electric utility's changes in rates made necessary by changes in the utility's cost of fuel The petition further alleges that the present rules and regulations of the Commission do not provide an efficient method for recognizing these changes in fuel costs, and WHEREAS, by order entered herein on February 4. 1976. Monongahela Power Company was made respondent to this proceeding and the matters involved were set for hearing to begin on March 22. 1976. and Monongahela was further ordered to give notice of the filing of the aforesaid petition and of the time and place of hearing thereon by publication and posting, and WHEREAS. the case was calledas scheduled on March 22. 1976. and continued until Tuesday. April 27. 1976. at 9:30 a.m. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that this matter he set for further hearing to be held in the Commission's Hearing Room at the Capitol in the City of Charleston. on Tuesday. April 27. 1976. at 9:30 a.m. local time. at which time and place the respondent may appear and prosecute said petition. Leave is hereby granted to anyone interested to file objection to said petition at any time on or before the date of said hearing. IT iS FURTHER ORDERED that Monongahela Power Company give notice of the filing of the aforeuid petition and of the time and place of further hearing thereon ,.by posting a copy of this order at each of its offices where bills for electric service are paid for a period of at least twent [20} days prior to April 27, 1976, for public irmpactioa, and by publishing a copy of this order once a week for {2) successive weeks, the first ublication to be made not more than thirty (30| aye nor leas than fifteen (15) days prior to April 27. 1976. An newspapers published and of general circulation in Barbeur. Braxton. Brooke. Clay. Calhoun. Deddridse. GiLmer. Grant. Greenbrier. Hancock. Harrison. Jackson. Lewis. Monongalia. Marion. Mineral. Nicholas. Pendleton. Pocahon- tas. Pleasant*. Preston. Randolph. Rltcbie. Roans. Taler. Tucker. Tyler. Upahur. Webster. Wirt and Wood Counties. making due return thereof to the Commission on or before the day of hearing. It is furtlmr ordered that the Secretary of the Commission serve a copy of this order upon Monongahela Power Company by United States extend our sympathy to Clive and the instruction booklet Save it until later Crtified Mail. return receipt requested. West families, in the year, when you may want to use Taste: S. Graver Smith, Jr. Secretary Mrs. elite Bennett who was a it for forecasting your tax bill on 1976 4-8-2tc patient at Calhoun General Hospital, has returned to the home of Mr, "and Mrs, Eldridge Lamb; her condition is much improved, Mary Tallhamer was visiting Mrs. Rena Bennett of Baldwin for a few days. : Mrs. Nellie Allman has been confined to her home for a few days with the flu, income and adjust your withholding C-4-a-2tc rate accordingly. GRAND OPENING-Sat., April 10 SMILEN NEW Et USED 7 N. Lewis St. -- Glenville Mighty Area Ps I/' FII)U(SARY NOTICE Ntti(:t: is hereb given that the following estate is before me for final settlement. Pauline Edwards. Administratrix of the estate of John Edwards, der:eased, Given under my hand this the 5th day of April, 1976. ],W, PERRIL Cummissioner of Accounts Gilmer (]aunty, West Vir.ginia 4:,P2t * '7, FIDUCIARY NOTICE Notice is hereby given that thc folewing account is before me for final settlemeuk Willa lane Massey, Administratrix oT the estate of Willie Cecil Cooper, deceased. Given under my handthis the let day of April, 1976. I.W. f)erri} Commissioner of Accounts Gilmer County, West Virgima 442tc , I "0 Your Home Improvements ! Storm Doors, aluminum 2or white finish with Safety Glas Storm Windows, aluminum !'or white finish. Awnings, eight colors, any se 2 FREE ESTIMATES MADE AT YOUR HOME Write ARLIE AYERS or I . KENNETHWHIPKEY , Grantsville, WV i M'ie e ea m a ee 6 6  o $-ee o o+ " Deduct Up To $1,00O A Yoar i e, " From Federali " " Gross Incom00 O o Mrs. Mary Ellyson and children Sewing Machines 8. Cabinets on Display . were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Oldaker of { Weston Friday night, Hand blown crystal ro : If you are working but not . Mr, Cole Windon has been a New Men's Sport Cams covered by a pension plan patient in the Downtown Division Alsolots Used Clothing : you may be able to use up to $1,500 a year to set up Hospital in Clarksburg. He has returned to his home and is much ....  your own retirement fund improved. His son. Wilbur Windon Sp d Q Gibson : on a tax deductible basis, o who is stationed in Germany, flew ee . Zenith . . Idevid0 : Call or write. home to see Mr. Windon. Washers Refriggrato00 m - HUNTER B. BEALL, IR,; "  813 Grand Central Avene ' ........  !Zenith lot o Vienna. W.Va 26105 | Taxpayers Ask We inll and .mrs all .,.. Office: (ao4, 295-,56,| ." "'" RHOADES PLUMBING Et FURNITURE :   Residence 13041 295-535111 i 00Metrpfitan Life'-. l While many taxpayers are asking 15 Powell St. Glenviile Phone 462-7355 : Wh  "Do I qualify for the Earned Income WE SERVICE ONLY WHAT WE SELL I : Metropolitan Life, New York, N.'. "ii" Credit?" many who should ask are not. iitmilnla ,_ ,.._...;,............. .. Approximately forty percent of-those .... taxpayers who are apparently eligible for the credit are not claiming it when they file their returns. For those who qualify, the Earned Income Credit is a special credit of up to $400 which can reduce the amount of tax owed or result in a refund. If you have not yet filed your tax return, answer these questions: 1. Was the total family income less than $8000 last year? 2. Did you maintain a home for yourself and at least one child who was under 19 years of age or a student? 3. Are you entitled to claim the child as your dependent? If you answered "yes" to all three questions, you may be eligible for the Earned Income Credit. Read the instructions in your tax form booklet or call the IRS toll free 1-800-642-1931. Then file your return and claim the credit (if you are eligible}. If you think you are eligible for the Earned Income Credit but did not claim it when you fded your return, do not worry. The IRS will send a letter to all those apparently eligible for the credit but who did not claim it. Answer the questions and return the letter and the IRS will recompute your tax and issue a refund as appropriate. HEARING TEST SET FOR GLENVILLE W. VIRGINIA Electronic hearing test will be liven at the Conrad Hotel in Glenville each third Wednesday of the momth from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. by Mr. Kemper Hyre. Certified Heerin| Aid Audioiollist. BELTONE HEARING AID SERVICE 442-8. W. Pike St. C, iarJusburg. W.Va. 26301 i i : Straight Answers From Your Power Company This is one in a series of replies to questions being asked by our customers. Answering is Don Hollen, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Com- pan,v. Where do all of Monongahela's pro fits go ? ANSWER: All of Monongahela's prufitsl We could sleep better at night if we could make enough profit to be sure we will be able to pay for the power stations and other things needed to provide enough electricity to serve all our customers in the ftext few years. Profit is really used for only two things. Let me explain briefly: (1) Retained earnings: 7hl is the portion of profit retained to invest in new facilities to provide for the growth thai is taking place, facilities such as new power stations, sub. stations, and pole lines. In past years ttese "internally generaled" fire,Is covered about 50% of our new construul/on needs. Today, our profits are only suthcient to finance some 30% of the new/acihttes. The balance must be obtained by "borrowing," chiefly through the sale of long-term bonds, on which today a high mtervut rate must be paid, and through the sale el stock. (2) Dividends: This is the other portion of profit, divided among the stockholders as a return on the savings they chose to invest in our business. Investors are free to place their money wherever they choose--in our busi- ness, in other businesses, in government securities, or in savings accounts. But wher- ever they place it, they demand and deserve a return on their investment. If we are to be able to continue to build the facilities which will be needed in the future, we must have their investment; but if we could not pay a reasonable return; the investors most cer. tainly would put their money someplace else. Monongahela is one of three companies comprising Allegheny Power System. "Own- ership" is by the more than 65,000 APS com- mon stockholders. Here's how the stockholder list breaks down: - 31% are located in the states we serve - 36% are women --More than 80% own fewer than 500 shares --More thall one-fourth own fewer than t 00 shares It is asy to se that the list includes many, many ordinary people just like the rest of us. But it also includes institutions and com- panies such as your insurance company or your pension fund; so even if you are not a direct stockholder, it is likely that you are beneficially involved by such things as in- vestment ot your insurance premiums or pension fund in American business. That's where all of Monongahela's profits go-- to make it possible for us to continue to provide electricity, now and in the future, Monondahela Power Part of the Allegheny Power System at6 3 Z .!