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2:lne Glendlle Democrat/Pathfinder  4. MID Bits and Pieces by Chuck Cavallo Community Action.group lists county services OOOOOOO ! L Saturday, Jtme s - Rummge Sale in the parking lot by the Normantown Volunteer Fire Department building. Tuesday, June 6 - Cdlmer County Wool Pool will collect wool from 7:30 a.m. to 10 .m. Mendy, Jue 7 - Annual metin8 of the Gflmor Couty Chapter of the Americu Red Cross in the Forestry Buildin| at 7:30 p.m. Wdnesdy, June 9- Read-O-Ram Book  at the Normutown Grde School f:om 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 9 - Read-O-Ram Book Express on Main Street in Gienville from 4-7 p.m. ud m Thursday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17-18-19 - W. V. State Folk Festival - Gienviilo. Saturday, June 18 - Disabled Americu Veterans #20 "Forget Me Not" Dy. Sunday, June 20 - "Pink Psrbl Tree" Bible School open house in basement of Wesley Foundtion building in the evenin|. Due to the cooperation received from the West Central West Virginia Community Action Association and the hard work of the Gilmer County Community Action Association, several services have recently been implemented or expanded in the county. Among these is the Gardening Program. This program is designed to furnish qualified families with the necessary plants, seeds, garden imple- ments, fertilizer, pesticides and canning supplies enabling them to raise gardens and better meet individual needs. In 1975, 26 families in the county received services under this program. This year, 82 families are reaping the rewards of the program. A relatively new program, the Emergency Energy Conservation Program (EECP), is underway. It recently received funding. It is designed to winterize and insulate homes of county residents. Intended to aleviate the increasing costs of utilities, the program is geared for those on fixed incomes, such as the elderly. To date. 24 homes have been completed in Gilmer County, amounting to $5000 in additional funding. The West Central office recently announced that Gilmer and Calhoun counties will receive the necessary funding to purchase equipment to install 'Blow-in' insulation in conjunction with EECP. The 1976 Gilmer County Youth Opportunity Camp recently received $4,065. Screening of applicants is complete and the camp is scheduled for July 5-9. The camp is operated cooperatively by the Gilmer County CAA, County board of education, Glenville State College. Department of Welfare and the County Extension Office. Finally, The Gilmer County Nutrition Site, located in theenior Citizens Cen tsr : ,, in Glenville, is operating with an average of 36 meals per day. One year ago, it averaged 12 meals per day. The meals are served Monday through Thursday and a nutrition bus continues to serve the county's outlying communities. As an added note, the Gilmer County Senior Citizens group have boosted their membership to 647 persons. Both associations and their members deserve recognition for the fine work they are doing and the programs they are running. All of these help to make life easier and Gilmer County a better place. ms summer schedule :iiiiii :iii!iii By U.S. 8enstor Robert C. ByI This summer WNVVU-TV will provide re residents with new dimension in television viewing - early morning children's programming and afternoon variety telecasts. The ETU station will sign-on at 9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and broadcast an assortment of children's fare including: MISTER ROGERS NEIGH- BOP, HOOD, VILLA ALEGRE, SESAME STREET, THE ELECTRIC COMPANY and CARRASCOLENDAS. Following the children's block of progrmming which endB t 11:30 .m., WW3FU-TV hs scheduled n array of general interest progrms as well s repet telecasts of outstanding evening offerings. This marks the first time that WWVU-TV has broadcast early morning and afternoon programs during the summer months. Late afternoon and evenings during the summer, the station will feature America's best-loved conduc- tor, Arthur Fiedler, and THE BOSTON POPS beginning in early July; THE ROHERT MACNEIL REPORT, beginning in late June: GRAND PRIX TENNIS; NOVA; THE LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI; several gardening series; USA: PEOPLE AND POLITICS; repeats of UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS; JENNIE: THE LIFE OF LADY RANDOLPH CHURCHILL; LOWELL THOMAS RE- MEMBERS; FAMILY AT WAR; THE MEN WHO MADE THE MOVIES; FOOD ISLSSERVING; 'WALL STREET WEEK; and WASHINGTON WEEK IN REVIEW. Publis-- E:.-v; "" - By GILMER COUNTY PUBLISHING, INC. At 100 E. Main St. Glonviilo, WV 21m51 Phono 482-n00 Second-Clus pmtsgo paid at Glonvillo wd at Ekmio00a maiing ofekm Subocription price $6Ji0 tax indudod in'GIImer Cot-m/; other Wut Virginia ruidents $6.00 tax inciudod. Out of state eubocriptions $7.00. Cannot accept subscriptions for limb than II months. (ALL PRICES EFFECTIVE FEB. 1at, lr/8.J ROBERT D. ARNOLD PRESIDENT/PUBLIsHER CHUCK CAVALLO EDITOR LAYNE OFFICE Tfpo In all the celebrations, festivities, a n d parades planned for the nation's Bicentennial, we should not overlook another event which also took place in 1776 and played a very important role in the fu- ture welfare of our coun- try. In March, 1776, just four months before the na- tion's founders signed the Declaration of Independ- ence, the Scottish philoso- pher Adam Smith published his famous book, The Wealth of Nations, which outlined the theory of free enterprise from which cap- italism evolved. In many ways, The Wealth of Nations and our Declaration of Independ- ence are companions. Both were revolutionary docu- ments published in 1776 and both were written against the tyranny of the state. The Wealth of Na- "ions was written to pro- test the British mercantile system which entrapped the workers with low wages, poor conditions, and limited opportunities. Smith promoted the vir- tues of a free enterprise system in which the mar- ketplace--rather than the government--would be the determining factor. He said that more could be accomplished with private enterprise, and men and women would be free to determine their own des- tiny. Hundred Years el Free Enterprise Observing the British, Smith wrote about the dangers of a planned econ- omy where the government sets the conditions of la- bor, wages, and priel Under such system.-, we readily see by observing the communist nations-- the workers, society and the nation all suffer. Capi- talism, on the other hand. allows the individual and society to benefit by their own devices while the na- tion's economy prospers. But Smith did not to- tally rule out the role government. He said that the government was better able to handle broad re- sponsibilitieslike national defense, justice, and public works. He saw best that a fine line had to he drawn between the government and private enterprise. Many of Adam Smith's thoughts ar Just as ally today as they were 200 years ago. It is encourag- ing to know that, Just as America has been able to live under the guiding principles of the Declara- tion of Independence, the nation has prospered, thanks to the wisdom of this Scottish philosopher. And, at a time when capitalism is under attack abroad and its merits ques- tioned at home, we should not forget that independ- ence and free enterprise go hand in hand--Just as they did in 1776. Board of Education of the Title I project for 1976-77 approval of a motion to hold bids fire detection and alarm systems the four elementary schoolsfor study by the architect. The board approved the from C and R Builders, in the amount $108,000. for the new lunchroom high school. Additionally, Eagle Company will supply hardware glass for four entrances at the school and the board will possibilities for metal doors frames for smoke and fire partitionS the high school. Finally, the board employment of the following Diana Miller, Assistant Financial {12 months}; Jesse Chuey, Education coordinator (12 Sandr Foster, 11th grade English months}; Pare Butcher, unassigned months}; Pare Hardman, School English (6 weeks} and Riffle, employed for duration training classes at high school. -, Barb's I00lmm WIB,,ms Well, it's been a long, cold winter - of us privileged to have spent these chilly north country: Wisconsin, to be exact. It be back. I missed you guys! I did endeavor to pick up assorted bits thought might be of interest to many of you, for habitual onion-criers (among whom I roommate suggested that rather than my way through chopped onions, I try The Foolproof" method. I had, I assured her, the book, including chopping them under holding a piece of bread in my mouth, putting the onion in the freezer for fifteen! even tried holding a burnt match in my me was a singed lip. I promise you, this one is a biggie! Just end of the onion first, THEN the other end, there. I know it sounds crazy, and I explanation for the phenomenon, but... I learned another unexplainable , armmdour,,Lukitchen. My roomie had blackened long ago from an unfortunate She had tried everything they taught us in and then we'd both experimented combinations of cleansers - all to no avail. Lou decided to make a can of cream of particular pan, and all of the black flaked off. Again, I dunno how. Wisconsin is a lovely land of lakes prairies and beer and cheese and people ate. And I brought back a really neat {I different kind of salad, which is especially for picnics. It's called SEVEN LAYER SALAD Layer the following things in a bowl, and hours: I shredded head of lettuce - cup of dried onion bits  cup of diced green peppers 4 oz diced sharp cheddar cheese 1 cup mayonnaise 1 10 oz. package of frozen peas (just frozen} 2 Tablespoons of dry lime Jello cup of bacon-flavored bits Just before serving, toss the whole works and colorful. While I was away, I did learn interest. It's called "The Code of the it all by myself while standing at the below-zero weather. This is it: Don't lick If you ever have cause to wonder why i of the North, and happen to be up that way # I dare you to defy it! Answers for KDITOR' NOTE: FoDowtn8 m rmntti questiuns answered d by VA tior.. Full Jnfkermatiun is available at any VA oIMce. Q- My fathor, World War H veteran, is (iS. Is he elisible for VA pun00e00 A - VA pensions, based on need, may be granted if at age 65, veteran's income does not exceed $3.300, if he is single, or $4,500 if he has dapendents. Q- Are VA benefits subject to tLut0000 A - With two exceptions, no. Interest paid on accrued GI insurance dividends left on deposit is subject to of such estate ra A 'loan. Q sepsrstJ hve t A to apply, from you you s@ would your