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May 7, 1976

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A-6 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder May 6, 1976 by The News Bird Mr. Winfield Burton from Cumberland, Md. and Mrs. Freda Chaney of Weston visited their sister, Mrs, Shada Radcliff and family last week. Mr. Lewis Flasher and daughters of Byhalla, Miss., visited their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs, lames Matthews. Mrs. Edna Smith is in Clendenin visiting her aunt, Sara Ross, this week. Mr, and Mrs. Frank Flaherty have returned home after a weeks vacation in Pennsylvania. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ruppert visited Mr. and Mrs. Nancie Smith in Parkersburg, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Farmer of Cumberland, Maryland, have a new son, born in a Morgantown Hospital. He weighed 4 lbs. 2 oz. and has been West Virginia Needs Again CECIL H. UNDERWOOD REPUBLICAN FOR GOVERNOR ANYTHING GOOD IS WORTH COmING BACK TO Pal. All INk I Underwood For Governor Committee, Don VmCamp, Treas. named Jonathan David. A birthday party was given in honor of Mrs. Forrest Sleeth at her residence April 18th. The guests were Dr. and Mrs. L.K. Matheney, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Lowther, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Radcliff, Forrest Randy and Rodney Sleeth all of Troy. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Suttle, Clarksburg, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sleeth and Debbie, Donna and Donie of Belpre, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs, Roy They Hamilton, Ohio and Mrs. Henry Starrman of New bfilton. We extend our sympathy to the family of Mr. Homer Langford of Glenville, formerly of this community, who passed away early Wednesday in a Weston Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Donk of Smithburg were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Astor Burton. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs, Robert have been, Miss Linda Cox, Beth and Brenda Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hinter, ]ackie Hinter, Tina Montgomery, Wayne Hinter and Mildred Radcliff. Mrs. Hester Radcliff has been ill at her home on Bear Fork. Famed riflesmith to appear at Harp0000rs Ferry Warren, Offenberber, nationally known riflesmith of Reno, Ohio, will exhibit at the Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival in Harpers Ferry, W. Va., on June 11, 12, and 13, 1976. Offenberger, a protege of the internationally famous gunsmith, Cecil Brooks, will display several of his hand crafted rifles and will demonstrate his engraving ability during the show. His artistry in wood and metal has attracted the attention of collectors who have brought him work from WVA., New York, Parma.. Florida and Texas. Asked about the time element involved to make a rifle from scratch he commented, "If it's a plain fullstock flintlock, I can make it in about 250 hours. However, if it's to be carved and has a lot of engraving the time could exceed 500 hours. A collector upon receiving 'delivery of an Offenberger engraved and carved rifle stated, "The work of a good riflesmith is a joy to see, the artistry of an engraver is breathtaking, Friday and Saturday, June llth and Harpers Fer 12th, and 10 A.M. to 6 P.M., Sunday, Baltimore and June 13th. Free shuttle buses will run and drink will Saturday and Sunday from the festival festival site site to the AMTRAK railroad station in picnic on the REPAIRS FOR AL MAJOR All Brands - - -All Mndels Ilefripraters Staves Television WE MAKE SERVICE ROBBIE'S FURNITURE AND Main and Mill Streets Call us at 354.7231 for Arts and Crafts to be but to find an individual who possesses both qualities is extremely rare." l '-' :'"' i Featered el Festive/ Me.rain Heritage Arts & Crafts b,i,.IZ.ll , Festival hours are 10 A.M. to 8 P.M., An arts and crafts festival will be STORE HI held at the Upper West Fork park July 30-31 and August 1. The park is located at Minnora. An outdoor festival is planned with sales booths, arts and crafts demonstrations, acoustic music, and traditional goods. It is non-profit, featuring works of artists and craftsmen from Central West Virginia. Persons interested in entering the festival should write to Upper West Fork Arts and Crafts Festival, Chloe, 25235. The deadline for entries is May 1. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Wednesday, Saturday - 9 to 1 Remember M other's Buy Her a Sears A Phone 462-7939 -- Authorized CATAI,OG SALES OWNED AND OPERATED El E] e r-] !'!!, -." r4: 13 i ij ,-1 z. U El IZI I-!'13 d ii ,---,  N  sl i*! i 00i,,I D Z | i | !i' I : t El