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May 21, 1976

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May dinner held May 10 Dinner of the was County fifty guests were Were unusually red-white-blue decorations social committee Mrs. Howes, Turner. A served by the sang a and Dr. colored slides of American centuries. The Reading Club awards ot the year were presented by Miss May Beal to Miss Alice Arbuckle (in absentia) and to Miss Pearl Pickens. The incoming officers were installed by Mrs. Mossie Taggart. These officers are: President - Mrs. Terri Foglesong, vice-president, Miss May Beal, secretary, Miss Pearl Pickens, treasurer. Mrs. Carol Flack. and second vice-president, Miss Mabel Wolfe. The outgoing president, Miss Bertha Olsen, was presented with a "past president's pin", a gift from the Club. A call meeting of the Club will be held some time in July and the next regular meeting will be on the second Monday in September. BERNIES-RESTA@P, AN 7 Try A "Big Berrie Double Decker to offer $5,000 will be Poetry the World of for poets. Corp. | dents Call J In addition, there will be ten First prizes of $200 each, ten Second prizes of $100 each, ten Third prizes of $25 each, and 19 Honorable Mentions - 50 prizes in all. Poems of all styles and on any subject are eligible for competition. "A bicentennial theme would be appro- priate," says Contest Director Joseph Mellon, "but is not necessary." Rules and official entry forms are available by writing to: World of Poetry, 801 Portola Dr., Dept. 211, San Francisco, California 94127. Contest deadline is July 31, 1976. PUBLIC AUCTION at Auction at the Longview Service Station 4 miles W. Va. on Route 47, the following Items at 1 [Kroeler] CMlrs =ttress Chair Motors Post Hole Digger Mounted on Chev. Truck Wheels R.C.A. Television Knick Knacks items too numerous to mention. Not CLARK MINNEY, AUCTIONEER. OWNER. ESTATE AUCTION Rt. 331119 to bridge arrows up Steer Creek to Rosedale of the late Dewey and Delta Mace[. y, May 29 - 10:00 A.M. & Misc. Equip. & Hayrake; Turns, single & double Hand cycle 3 power mowers [all Chalusaw with extra chain; Animal traps, fur Harness parts; Single & whiffle trees; pipe & tongs; Nuts, bolts, screws; Mowing Rope; Chains; New spool barb & woven Lot hand & farm tools of every description; l-lot Hve chickens, lot baled hay & other Antiques & Collectables cabinet; Kitchen & corner cupboards; Corner Wicker & other rockers; Lot straight other split bottoms; Iron, maple poster & day wash stand; Library tables; Hickory & & school desks; Chest of drawers; Country & other dressers; Wardrobe; Couches; Good Radios & cabinets; Gun rack; Baskets; stone Jars, crocks, b churns; Wire tans; Small Daisy churns; Pitcher pump; planes, ox and other yokes, candy Shop; Horse-shoeing tools; Brass & Planters, shellers and cutters, washtubs & from many states & some foreign countries; Store scales; Tire pump; Horseshoes; etc. Modern Items Other refrigerators & 2 freezers, I llke ; Automatic washer & ; TV with stand; Like new tredle Sweeper; Pressure cooker; Appllances; Lamps; Traveling bag; Blinds; & parts; Folding chairs; Croquet set; Canning jars & lids; Kitchen utensils & FOR ACCIDENTS TERMS -CASH Rosedale Methodist Church &lbMx. Evelyn V. Moore Robert J. Butcher May 20, 1976 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder'/ Tennis Classic at Buckhannon June 1 Pheba Ellen Ross Pheba Ellen Ross, 84, of Gassaway died Monday in Stonewall Jackson Hospital, Weston. She was a member of the Little Otter United Methodist Church. Surviving; a son, Hairl of Gassaway: daughters, Mrs. Gladys Warner of Gassaway, Mrs. Grace Dobbins of Smithfield, Ohio, Mrs. Irene Riddle of Cedarville, W. Vs.; brothers, Wilbur Simmons of Follansbee, W. Va.. French Simmons of Gassaway. Lee Simmons of Bloomingdale, Ohio; half-sisters, Mrs. Virginia Schultz of WeUsburg, Mrs. Avis Selvey of Baltimore, Md., Pearl of Studenville, Ohio; five grandchildren: 8 great- grandchildren. She was the daughter of the late William Albert and Arminta June (Perkins) Simmons. Service was Thursday, May 13. 2 p.m. in the Little Otter United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kenneth Cruikshank officiating. Burial was in the Simmons Cemetery, Gassaway. Her husband John and a daughter Gae preceded her in death. Willie Simmons Willie Simmons, 81, of Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Calhoun and Gilmer Counties, died Wednesday, May 12, in Cleveland's V.A. Hospital. Services were held Saturday at Nobe Chapel Baptist Church in Calhoun County. The Rev. Carroll McCauley officiated. Mr. Simmons was born in Gilmer C(,unty son of the late Rev. Sylvester and Sarah Pauley Simmons. He retired from Bowman Products of Cleveland. Survivors include his wife Ins Ri(:hards Simmons; five sons, Earl, Bearl. Cecil, Henry, Eugene all of Cleveland; five daughters, Erma Kline, California. Sara Coal, Worthington, W. Va.. Ruby Myer, Grantsville, W. Vs.. Pea rl Heiney, Glenville, W. Va., Louise Spence, Cleveland. Five children oreceded him in death. Clark Forrest Goff Clark Forrest Goff, 74, of Tanner died Sunday in the Calhoun County Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Gilmer County. a son of the late John H. and Emma Davis Goff, he was married to the former Olga Davis who preceded him in death. He was a member of the Mt. Liberty EUB Church and was a retired farmer and oil field worker. Survivors include one brother, Cho Goff, Reedsville, O.; two sisters, Levee Thomas. Chillicothe, 04 and Lena Scott Hunter. Okla. and one sister-in-law, Minnie Danley, Seville, O. He was also preceded in death by one infanct daughter, Lucinda. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Tanner EUB Church with the Rev. Terry Wine officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery. Carpenter, Millwright apprenticeships available Applications for Carpenter and and conduct record and previous work Millwright Apprentices will be experience. accepted from June 14 through June 25, All applicants will be selected to 8 a.m. to Noon. Monday through meet the ratio established by the Joint Friday, at the office of the Carpenter's Apprenticeship and Training Commit- District Council of North Central West tee. Virginia, 147 West Main Street, For Millwright Apprentices, ap- Bridgeport. plicants must be bonafide residents of Applicant qualifications are: Must Monongalia, Barbour, Lewis, Webster, | be 17 years old or older; Physically Braxton, Preston, Harrison, Upshur, i able to perform the work; furnish own Marion, Doddridge, Taylor, Tucker, transportation and must be prepared Gilmer, Randolph. to furnish own hand tools and related For Carpenter Apprentices, ap- i instruction materials as recommended plicant's must be residents of: #236 by the Joint Apprenticeship and Upshur, Harrison, Deddridge, Lewis, Training Committee. Gilmer. and Braxton #428 Marion #614 l Applicants will be rated numeri- Webster and Randolph #702 Taylor cally on the qualifying test, educe- #807 Tyler, Wetzel and Marshall #1339 tional background (subiects pertinent Monongalia, Preston and Tucker #2023 M to the trade), interview and Pleasants and Ritchie #2421 Barbour. ! adaptablity to the trade, references I The second annual West Virginia Strawberry Festival "tennis Classic will be held at the West Virginia Wesleyan College Tennis Center on June 1 through 5. The tournament is open to all players who wish te enter regardless of place of residence. Play will begin at 9:00 a.m., June 1. Divisions will be Men's Singles and Doubles, and Women's Singles and Doubles. There is an entry fee for Singles and Doubles (per partner). Tennis balls will be provided through your entry fee. Your April highway fatalities down With a total of 23 highway fatalities recorded during April of 1976, West Virginia showed its lowest total for the month of April in the past seven years. Not only is this figure nine fatalities less than during April of 1975, but it is a significant drop of 16 deaths from the March 1976 total of 39. This four month period - January through April - for 1976 shows the lowest total for any similar period throughout the seven year span of 1970 - 1976. As of May 5, 1976 there were a total of 115 traffic deaths in the State as compared to 142 fatalities during the same period of 1975. THE IDEAL GIFT - A subscrip- tion to the Honetown Newspaper . The Glenvme Democrat and The Glenville Pathfinder. r i mmmmm i mmm Illl  II entry I,lanks must be in the tournament director's hands by May 30, 1976. The tennis courts are a hard surface Decoralt with center straps and tapes. It is the plan of the tournament director to schedule no more than two matches per day (one singles, one doubles) with no more than three matches scheduled at arm time permitting courts to be open :for practive with one court dividing each match during tournament play. Awards will be made to all winners and runners-up. For information and entry forms, call Ralph Ranson 472-6628 or Grady Barbour 472-3848. Mail entries to Mr. Ralph Ranson, 18 Allman Ave., Buckhannon, West Virginia - 26201. Before you buy, Check our Prices and Workmanship BENNETT & SON MONUMENTS Display Yard at 440 High St. : Grantsville, W. Va. .... Illlll immmMismmil I Cove Motors i[ i "EXPERIENCED" CARS SAND FORK 10 A.M. til 6 P.M. 73 VW 39000 Miles Std. 74 Vega SW 29,000 mi. Std 72 Gremlin 58,000 miles Std. 70 Dodge Dart 17,000 Auto. 70 Buick LeSabre Custom 4400 57 Chev. Std. 55 GMC 2 Ton, 2 Speed Truck 55 Chew. 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