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Mildred Arbuckle, 88, dies at home Navy Machinist's Mate Fireman Dana K. Hawkins, son of James E. Hawkins of Glenville, recently completed a six-month Mediterranean deployment aboard the guided missile frigate USS Coontz, homeported at Norfolk, Va. He participated in NATO exercises. ~' ' and in training involving other units of the U.S. Sixth Fleet. Hawkins visited Rata, Barcelona and Palma, Spain: Naples. Bari and Sestri Levante. Italy: and Split, Yugoslavia. A 1969 graduate of Gilmer County High School. he joined the Navy in August. 1973. .Mr. and Mrs. John E. Arbucide 4 W tree on COuntry home marriage of Mr. and Pa.. to and Mrs. man were son, Alan while Pa. The bride's bobble, also acting as USher. As an Service. the a~! groom were red bobble Stump, VOcal and ceremony Picnic. family. Garner's Mr. and Mrs. Pa. and and their Virginia. as a in la e Secretary at law, in ape now Pa. in Charles- SCene of a r75th birthday County from ott McClung attended by by Crouse of County. Stoneking of Mrs. Orville Sherwood has returned from Miami, Fla. where she was a patient at Bantam Palmer Eye Institute for observation following previous surgery. She was accompanied by a daughter, Mrs. Dawn Marks of Tuscan, Ariz. Mother and daughter attended the 150th annual Southern Baptist Convention, held in Miami. Recent guests of Mrs. Jean Hinkle and son Mervin of Glenville were Mr.and Mrs. James L. James and children Judi and Jan of Kennesaw. Ga.; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cusick of Wakeman. O.; and Mrs. Rildo Barnes of Clarksburg. /b/dew @r/s ie Charleston for Grand Assembly Eleven members and two chaperones of the Order of The Rainbow for Girls, Glenville Assembly No. 50, left for a *three day Grand Assembly in Charleston on June 12. returning on June 14. Anita Harold, District Worthy Adviser of District No. 9, was a member of the Grand Executive Committee. Bonnie Wright was the Grand Representative to the state of South Carolina from West Virginia. But. since she was unable to attend, Anita Harold gave her report. Karen Bush. Worthy Advisor of Glenville Assembly, gave the Worthy Advisor's Report. There were over 800 people attending Grand Assembly from West Virginia and other states. The members from Glellvil~ that attended were Karen Bush. Margaret Chico. Julie Coffman, Tammy Collins, Judy Davisson, Kathy Hanlin, Anita Harold. Marlene Hickman, Barbara Smith. Diane Smith. and Patty White. Chaperones were Mrs. Tanya Turner, Mother Advisor: and Mrs. Betty Smith, member of the Advisory Board. Anita Harold received her Grand Cross of Colors at a banquet and was installed as Deputy Grand Lecturer from District No. 9, Barbara Smith was installed as Grand Representative to the state of Oregon, from West core- Virginia. Patty White was installed as ScpeCently inGrand Reporter from Glenville ott Marks, Assembly No. 50: she reports events to from North the Mountain Echoes, the Rainbow quarterly newspapers. Of Mrs. June Walter Lee O. visited Herman Minigh of O. The see John. Mrs. Mildred R. Arbuckle. 88, wife of John E. Arbuckle, president of Kanawha Union Bank, died Wednes- day. June 11 at her 213 N. Court St. residence after an extended illness. She was born in Gilmer County, daughter of the late William K. and Anna Eagon Ruddell. attended Mary Hall College in Staunton, Va.. and was a piano instructor here for many years. Mrs. Arbuckle was a member of Glenville Chapter No. 19, Order of the Eastern Star. and Glenville Presbyte- rian Church. She was preceeded in death by one infant child, one brother and a sister. Services were Friday, June 13 in Glenville Presbyterian Church. with Rev. B.B. Breitenhirt Jr. officiating. Burial was in Stalnaker Cemetery. Ancient, traditional muskal instruments to be displayed during Folk Festival Herman Matheny of Akron, one of the nation's leading authorities on the construction of ancient and traditional stringed musical instruments, will display a collection of his hand-crafted instruments Friday. June 20 at the Gilmer County Courthouse Annex, 1-5 p.m. Matheny. an authority on West Virginia history and a native of Parkersburg. will also present the original manuscript of his book, Major General Thomas Maley Harris. to the Glenvitle State College Library (see related story, page 1}. Instrument making is strictly a hobby with Matheny. He has never said an instrumen~ and says that he doesn't intend to. They range from the fairly simple dulcimer to the highly complex psaltery. The psaltery, which resembles a fiat harp with legs. is Matheny's favorite.W.Va. State Folk Festival followers will recall the psaltery being played here a few years back by the late Bob Beers. The Bible mentions the psalter,,, being played by David, but according to Matheny. it was a lap instrument then. Matheny's instrument is an exact reproduction of the medieval instru- ment and is one of the only three in the country. The Ideal Gift -- A subscription to the Hometown Newspaper The Glenville Democrat and The Glenvitle Pathfinder. Dr. Donald S. Pritt PODIATRIST (Foot Specialist) Announces the opening of his office for practice of podiatry Cox's Mills tie spent Va. son and and Mary By Appointment I st Floor 1309 Market St., Parkersburg WV Free Parking in the rear ~tsOciate at chemistry of Mrs. Price. Ross desperate of Mr. gems of expenses be Sent Wood W.Va. (304) 428-0000 IIIIIIIII III II I I Medical Center to Close June 2G-July 13 Dental Clinic Remains Open The Gilmer County Medical Center v#ll be dosed for medical services for the Deriod June 20 thru July 13. During this time Drs. Silverstein and Piper will he leatdng and Drs. Gross and Heller will be arriving. The office will he open 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 4:00 for the paynmm of bills. Appointments may be scheduled during the week of July 7th for the period beginning July 14. The Medical Center number is 462-7381. Dental operations will continue as usual during this period with Dr. Tom Wilkerson remaining at the dinic, to be joined by Dr. John Westfall, opening busitmss in Dr. Lee Sabo's place. Dr. Sabo will not he scheduling appointments after June 17, except for work already begun. The Dental Clinic number is 4~2- 7343. II gmptor rote/yes SHeer tamp grant Oren Sumpter. chairman of Gilmer County Youth Opportunity Camp Committee has announced the awarding of a grant of $3.875 from the Governor's Office. The grant will provide summer camp opportunities for low-income youth in Gilmor County. Area youth will be participating In softball, volleyball, idckball, games, ceramics, gun safety, nature trail=, arts and crafts, leather craft, folk dancing, fishing, canoeing and swimming. Approximately lO0chlldren from Gilmer County will be pertictpating in this years program. The Governor's Youth Opportunity Camping Program is designed to increase the opportunities for personal growth and development, and identify problems which could be addressed by other state health or educational Servicm|. Juae 19. 1975 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 3 The funding for the program is provided cooperatively by the Governor's Office and the West Virginia Department of Welfare. /ksdstert funds to Gilmer Commty Community action. Inc.. Parkersburg. $362.000, for 200 children on a full day basis and 45 families on a part day basis for a 10 month period. The children are from Calhoun. Doddridge, Gilmer. Jackson, Pleesants, Ritchie, Roane. Tyler, Wirt and Wood Counties. The U.S. Office of Education has TO awarded $668,288 in Headstart grants for seven programs in West Virginia, U.S, Senators Jennings Randolph and Robert C. Byrd announced. The funds OU~ are for pre-school training for underpriviliged children. Randolph said the recipients included West Central W~st Virtzinia ............. -E---N ................ A ....m Glenville, w. vs. Phone462-7660 LICENSED MORTIClAN. J.J. Spurgeon, Pres. M. Stephen Strickland =,,..=,. THE HOH OF OUR COMMUNITY Trinity United MotSodist Church Sunday. June 22 - School, 9:45 a.m. Worship. 10:55 a.m. Troy United Methodist Circuit Sunday, June 15 - Troy 10:00 a.m. Upper EUi=. 11:00 dam. Monday - Friday, June 23 - 27. Day Camp for 7th, 8th and 9th grades. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. . Variation church School at athend Wesley Foundation Presbyte- rian Church. First Baptist Church, Glvnville Sunday, June 22 - Sunday School for all ages, 9:45 a.m, Morning Worship 11.110 a.m. Wednesday, June 25 - Prayer and Bible Study, 7:30 p.m. Church choir rehear. sol 6:30 p.m. Letter Gap Community Church Sunday. iune 22 Sunday school, 10 a.m. Preaching every first Stm. day by Rev. Glen IOrkpatrick 11:00 a.m. Gospel Mission Church Sand Fork Pentecostal Church River St. Second and fourth Satur- day. Evening Service. 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 15 - Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 Evening Service. 7:30 p.m. Church of Christ GlenviUe Sunday, June 22 - Bible Service, 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. June 25 - Mid-week Service at 7:00 p,mo United Methodist Circuit GlenviUe Sunday, June 22 - Otterbein tO a.m. College St. 11 a.m. Oak Grove, 7 p.m. Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Mineral Road Glenville Church of God Pentecostal Powell St., Glenville Sunday. June 22 - The School, I0:00 a.m. Morning Worship Service. II:O0 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Michael Edwards. Wednesday, ~une 25 - Prayer Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Gospel Mission Church Sand Fork Regular service on Friday night, at 7:30 p.m. Rhoades Chapel Memorial Church Little Bull Run Sunday school every Sunday, 10 a.m.; Preaching every first Sunday by Rev. Gaylord Vanhorn and every third Sunday by Roy. Glenn Kirkpatrick. Prayer meet- ings on Wedn.esday~, 7 p.m. Monday, June 23 - Bible School, 7:30 p.m. Pastor Ron Blogg of Miracle Valley, Arizona. Glenville Presbyterian Church Sunday. June 22 - Church School. 9:45 a.m. Service for the Lord's Day at ll:00 a.m. Sunday, June 22 - Sunday Eucharist Celebration at 11:15 a.m. Fr. David Glockner, Pastor.Dial-a- Prayer. 462-5130. Seventh Day Adventist Church Saturday. June 21 - Bible Study. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service. 11:00 a.m. Crooked Run Methodist Church Preaching every second and fourth Sunday. 7:30 p.m. Bible study and sing every first and third Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Old fashioned sing every fourth Saturday. 7:30 p,m. Public invited. i I I -- " I ml i i illl i ~ i TbJs Churc// CJIbnder |S To You By Leading Firms In This Area Who Realize The Importance Of The Church In This Community DAVIS CLO'ITIING STORE "Clothing for Moderns" 2a? l" Main St Glenville W.Va. GI,FNVII,I.E TEXACO SERVICE Dodge - Sales & .qervice Robert B. Chapman Main Glenville CAI,HOIIN St 'PER SERVICE. INC. 102-04 S. Lewis Glen:'il!e I IIII J i HAMRIC'S JEWELRY Quality Jewelry -- Watch Repair 107 E. Main St. 'Glenville ii i I_ WILLIAMS GROCERY AND ESSO STATION B.H. I Jackl Lowe Normantown West Virginia Your Hometown Newspapers The Glenville Democrat The Glenville Pathfinder iHll|lll COMMUNITY St'PER M ARKI-Tr Glenville St LM MI.R% PIt RMACY ! 't ,mr Sert'ice Glenvilh. Va. Ph. 462-7373 - LEON'S 1lira SElYKZ GI.ENVli,LE MIDLAND CO. Clothing for the Whole Family Main St. Glenville llOME IMPROVEMENT CORP. Heating. Air Conditioning. TV And Appliances Glenviile And Burnsville Member FDIC KANAWHA UNION BANK Complete Banking Service Ph. 462-7341 CONRAD HOTEL & RESTAURANT (;ood Food - lleasonable Prices 101 qo. Court Pit. 462-7391 I)RAKE'S QUAKER STATE SERVICE Bulk Gasoline. Fuel Oil Lubricating oils and greases Ph. 462-7868 Baldwin. WV