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Thursday, April 23. 2009 --The Glcnvillc Democrat Pa~e 3B roan en Get- aldin e M ar ks 462 7477 April Meeting Held at Meadowbrook Mall Ann Nestor and Naomi Hinzman presided at the April l 0 meeting, held at Garfield's at Meadowbrook Mall Four members paid t'or the Weston Area meeting on May 9. in Upshur County. Books from the Purposeful Read- ing list were discussed, and a copy of the list was given to each member. Members are to keep track of the books they've read this year. Members approved donating $20 each to the 4-H Leaders Association and Energy EXPRESS. Six members attended the luncheon meeting, and all had a good time. The next meeting will be the third Friday in May, and anyone in the community is welcome to attend. Delta Kappa Gamma State Convention to be Held May 1-3 in Flatwoods The Alpha Phi State Convention of Delta Kappa Gamma Society Inter- national will be an event of May 1-3. 2009, at Days Hotel and Conference Center. in Flatwoods. The Alpha Zeta Chapter, composed of Gilmer and Braxton County educators, will join with Kappa and Alpha Epsilon Chapters to host the convention Janet Bailey serves as local president of the group, with Judy Mead,s and Frances Fitzwater servmg as convention chairs, along with Mary Bland Strickland. who is in charge of regis- tration. The theme. "Wish Upon a Star." will be carried out by hosts Alpha Zeta. Kappa and Alpha Epsilon Chap-- ters. Beginning with registration and an executive session on Friday, May 1. the Convention continues with a gen- eral session on Saturday at 8:30 a.m.. a birthday party (luncheon~ and the culmination, the annual banquet ~din- her). Chapter presidents will process. carrying chapter flags, along with the state officers. The state Delta Kappa Gamma Chorus will perform, and there will be silent aucnons, exhibits, and scavenger hunts. Friendship renew- als are also included, as well as a reception, which follows the banquet. Sunday's Breakfast of Blessings will include a worship service, a memorium to the year's deceased members, cho- ral offerings and devotions. This will be followed by the final general as- sembly. Alpha Zeta is composed of Gilmer and Braxton County women: Alpha Epsilon is the Morgantown chapter, and Kappa is from the Clarksburg- Fairmont area. Especially-created baskets, with themes, will be offered for sale at the convention, as well as various society clothing and jewelry. Delta Kappa Gamma is an honor- ary international educational society for women, with more than 115.000 members in all 50 states, Washing- ton. DC. six provinces in Canada. and in 16 counmes abroad Alpha Phi State has 37 chapters throughout the state. Dr. Kay Clawson is state presi- dent. Special guest at the convention will be Lynna Gene Cook. International scholarships, avail- able for educational purposes', are available through this organizanon. iii iiiii!iiiiiiii !ii! fill C0nings News MargaretRaddiff462_8250 Underway with Potatoes GARRELL AND LOUELLA SINGLETON Singletons Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary They've been in love and by one another' s side for longer than many of us have been alive. Garrell and Louella Singleton, of Frametown. celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on April 8. 2009. at home with family, friends, and members of the Hospice Care Corporation staff who help take care of Louella. Garrell and Louella. ages 92 and 95. respectively, began dating after Garrell showed an interest in Louella when delivering furniture to her fam- ily. At first, she wouldn't talk with him because she was busy playing softball, but gave word for him to call the following day. He did. and they' ve been inseparable ever since. The couple was married 70 years ago in a private ceremony that they managed to keep a secret for several weeks. Louella related to guests about the dinner Garrell bought for her to celebrate their, marriage, "He bought us hot dogs that cost about ten cents each. You can't get a hot dog today for that price." During their visit, the Hospice Care staff was told stories of how Louella went from city girl to a county farm wife. Garrell told about his work experiences and how he converted Louella to a farmhand and gardener. The two still laugh about experiences on the farm. Couples young and old can learn many lessons from Garrell and Louella. like enjoying every minute together and remembering to laugh with one another. The couple have seen their share of good times and bad. but they have always remained by each other's side. All guests were honored that the Singletons have allowed them to be- come a part of their lives and their special story. Gilmer County Public Library or the GSC Robert Kidd Library for some fine, yet lively, reading for pleasure or profit ideas. Beautiful weather, warm days, cool nights, some rain: that is spring. If April showers bring May flow- ers. what does April snow bring? A late spring, or complaints: everyone looks at it in a different way. Paul and Rul~h Hoak and daughter, .Dian. took a trip to Duck. NC. R was their first time there, and they enjoyed it very much. They did a lot of sight- seeing. There was some ram. but it was mostly at night and didn't inter- fere with their days. Jay finally got his garden plowed and worked up: and with the help of Jimmy and Mike. he also got the po- tatoes in. Now he is more satisfied he can get more things planted. He can't mow. though, because both his lawnmowers are broken. Let us remember those in our com- munity, and other communities, who need our prayers. Prayer reaches a long way. Legals Ads have per- sonal property informa- tion in an easy-to-read format. Read them! Hey, are you a grandpar- ent? So am I. I live 1000 miles away from my grand- son, who is on the GSC Track and Field team. If you have time. and as a favor to me. visit with him at the track. Let him know you. his name is ChOs Freeman, I will appreciate this, will Chris. O ':' Thank you, James Freeman WacoT TX Latest in Techn010 m=m===: & Equipment To Serve You Better 1-Down Draft Paint I Bake Booth 1 - Cross Draft Paint Booth .__ 269 2 i 23 NEW and USED PARTS. TOWING PPG Products from Automotive Color Technology FLORICE WINEMILLER MEADOWS AND HER GRANDDAUGHTER, ZONIE See Jesse Run; Watch This week. my picture has connec- tions to my April 9 column about the Jesse Ferman and Martha Helean Norman family. In the early 1900s. the Moore and Winemiller fanlilies all lived on Pop- lar Lick. Florice Winemiller Mead- ows married my great-uncle. Oat Meadows. According to my Gilmcr County marriage book. Otta "Oat. 21. and Florice Winemiller. 19. were married November 11.19 t I. When I knew Oat and Florice. they lived on Little Crooked Fork of Crooked Fork In the picture, great-aunt Ruby Meadows said Florice and her grand- daughter. Zonie. are making black- berry butter. Blackberry butter would be more economical than jam. be- cause it takes less sugar to make butter than jam. I wondered how many buck- ets o fblackberries Aunt Florice had in her copper kettle of blackberry butter she was stirring off, Aunt Florice's apron has some very fancy handwork on it. I am sure the picture was taken by a professional photographer. Florice grew up on Poplar Lick. and the 19 t 0 census misspelled her name. The census states: Milford Winemiller. 51: Stein A. 56: Isa. 30: Fred. 20: Forest (Florice), 18: and Stadie. 16. Two marriages connected the Moore and Winemiller families: Charles Lewis Moore married Nettle Winemiller. and Rhoda Fay Moore married Pearly Winemiller. I got some interesting calls about my April 9 column about Martha Helean Norman's family. I had trouble reading my notes, but I think Pearl Mace. from Frametown. called. Her husband has family connections to the Pearly and Rhoda Fay Winemiller family We also discussed Everett Mick. who had a general store along the railroad tracks in Gassaway. He had connections in the Winemiller family, but we both remembered him best because he had a live monkey in his backyard. Jeff Smith has been busy putting a used guardrail floor and side guards onhis bridge; it surely looks nice. The slip below Billy Turner's house is still falling into the road: Half of Baseball the cement-block foundation under the house has slipped away. The house must have been constructed well. or it would have fallen clown. Son Tim bought 1 6 heifer calves at the Weston Stock Sale last week. to keep my pasture down this sumlner. Son-in-law Todd. daughter Regina. and son Tim wormed the calves and put identifying tags in their ears. This was Quilt Guild week. and It was also school spring break week. Some guild members who are teach- ers were able to attend the meeting. Our leader. Jane Smith. and husband. RUss Stalnaker. stopped in Gilmer County on their way home to Ohio. so Jane could attend the meeting. Russ and Jane had spent the winter m Florida. and we had lots of interest- ing show and tell. l saw that Jesse Darby is on the WVU baseball team. Way to go, Jesse! i babysat Jesse a few times before he started school He was sure he could outrun me when I told him not to do something (and I knew he could!); thankfully, he didn't try. I I II J oAnn Woodyar d 462-7093 Welcome, New Neighbors ! Our 4-H Community Easter Egg Hunt turned out well. Several chil- dren attended, and they all went home with goodies. We had Katrina. John and two girls from Maryland here for Easter. Also. Rebecca. Daniel. Mikala and Caleb were here. and all four grandchildren had a good time playing together. The 4-H Basket Bingo at the Senior Center went well. Several attended. and it was good to see Mary Oldaker there Barb Godfrey, of Ripley, spent the weekend visiting Shirley and Howard. She also came to see me Saturday evening, and she spent some time with her brother. Mike Godfrey, at Copen. He had surgery on Thursday. We are having some pretty weather now. I hope to get my garden planted soon. though I do have lettuce and onions up. We need to remember Marg Hess in our prayers: she has been in the hospital Wayne. Mikala and I went to the Gospel Meeting at Shock last Thurs- day evening and heard a good mes- sage from James Farley. Our Ladies' Club welcomed Susie and Ray Larch to the community; they moved here fromColorado. To Clean Rusty Metals Clean with kerosene, which is bet- ter than oxalic acid for brass or copperware. Kerosene is harmless. while oxalic acid is poisonous. Burn Care In case of a burn. cover the place with bicarbonate of soda and bind over it a soft cloth: this will relieve by keeping the air from the burned place. As soda is in all kitchens, this is a convenient remedy.