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6 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder Glanville Street Department workers completed a storm drain project along Park St. in the Brooklyn Addition last week. according to Mayor Delbert L. Davidson. June 19, 1975 co= , te, store dm = ,m , valm in low crime rate , Kinney president ~' ~ ~ ~ * C i e "n smalltowns and rural be your guide," is more than a slogan "n ~j areas is inching upward just as it is in rural America. big cities. But the rate of crime in big "'And second, the people of cities makes the rural crime rate look country and smalltowns are closely small by comparison, according to the knit. They usually know each other. ~r U.S. Department of Agriculture. There are a strong, neighborly ties. A " Workers. aided by backhoe operator Carl R. Carr. placed 360-feet of drain pipe and five manholes along Park St. from Hunter to Rohrbougb Field to alleviate flooding in the area. Glenville State College will contract the remaining 500 feet of drain pipe across the field to the Little Kanawha River. i ~tJp~ "" Take burglary. The chance of your man is respected for what he is. i home being burglarized is 2.5 times There's a desire on the part of most greater in urban areas than it is in a everyone to do the right thing so as to rural community. Car theft is seven gain stature and acceptance. Besides, times greater in cities. And our chance its difficult to hide illegal or unethical of being robbed in a large city is nearly behavior. Parents and neighbors tend 14 times greater than it is in rural to keep a caring eye on their children." neighborhoods-in New York City it's A study of rural crimes conducted 49 times greater, by Dr. Howard Phillips. for the State These comparisons come from FBI Farm Bureau, put vandalism--the reports. What is not explained is why deliberate and willful destruction of rural and smalltown regions are safer proeprty-at the top of the list. It :b and freer of crime, accounted for 38 percent of all crimes. One recent study found that 60 Theft was the second leading rural percent of those caught for committing crime. And 20 percent of the thefts crimes in rural areas were from cities involved gasoline. and that 74 percent of those caught The repeat criminal problem also were less than 30 years old. came to light. In addition to 60 percent of those apprehended for rural crimes Assistant Secretary of Agriculturebeing urban residents. 31 percent of Will Erwin believes there are two them had previous records. basic reasons why people in As Assistant Secretary for Rural smalltowns and rural communities are Development, Mr. Erwin points out less likely to commit crimes, that guiding and strengthening school, First, he points out. "Rural values church, and other community place heavy emphasis, from childhood, programs, so as to support efforts to upon respecting the rights and re-enforce basic rural values is property of others. Much pride is taken important. He says, "It's especially in doing what is right and avoiding that important as communities grow and which is wrong. "Let your conscience develop." will be closed June 20 in observance of West Virginia Day 462-9942 J~mie & Earl Fitzwater Hair Styling & Reg. Hair Cutting Chased on Mondays Q. Gibson Zenith Washers Refrigerators Televisions the Zenith Color Sets on display. We install and service al! sales. RHOADES PLUMBING Et FURNITURE 15 Poweli St. Glenville Phone 462-7355 WE SERVICE ONLY WHAT WE SELL I Area maw arrested Richard K. Carter was arrested early Sunday morning, June 15 by City Police Officer Denzil Runyon and charged with assault and battery and a peace warrant. Runyon reportedly investigated a disturbance complaint at Carter's trailer home in Camden Flats, about 4 a.m. Sunday and was about to enter the trailer when he heard a pistol shot in front of hin. He called for assistance twke on some doy and, after State Police arrived and Carter was arrested, Runyon learned that the weapon discharged was a .22 caliber blank pistol. Carter appeared before Magistrate lennings Moss and was released on $500 bond. Hours later, Runyon re-arrested Carter on a disturbing the peace charge and Carter was fined and released. to dl Visitors to Glenville and Gilmer County will have many opportunities to enjoy the W.Va. State Folk Festival. June 19-22. ,e The Limited Edition Golden Anniversary ONLY TWIN MATTRESS OR. OUNDATION A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a world-famous Beautyrest with individually pocketed coils that support each part of your body firmly and comfortably. 'i: "' Available in all sizes while they last: TWIN SIZE FULL SIZE QUEEN~SIZE KING SIZE $99.95 $119,95 $299.95 $449.95 set 3 piece set eacl~ piece each piece 2-p'ece i First come, first served! . Hurry ! Once the y're g one, they re gone forever! "lteau " SIMMONS I. II. Cox FURNITURE & FLOOR COVERINGS WESTON J eae 269-2/32 IIIIIIIII I I ] The Exhibits and Demonstrations Committee for the Folk Festival report that artists and craftspeople may be found along Main St. and in Town Hall. There will be Mrs. Emo Nagy doin~ acrylic paintings: Steven Morningstar doing cha~oal portraits, drawings and water colors: George Harper demonstrating water colors, acr~lics. drawings, and prints: Judi Binder, drawings and water colors: Jane Morningstar, macrame: James Veilleux lost wax bronze casting and brass rod sculpture: pottery and stoneware exhibits and demonstrations by Paul Latos, Gary Shaffer, Peter SandwaLl, Larry Wolford, Anna Brown. Lou Covey. and George Harper; musical instrument making by Peter Shapiro, Paul King, and representatives from the Liberty Banjo Co. and the Gardner hammered dulcimer company: spinn- ing and weaving by Mary Helen Cutlip. Stella Scott, and Mrs. Chesna Williamson; blacksmithing by George and Jan Nichols; and quilts and needlework by craftspeople numerous to list. too Mrs. Frank Beall, chairwoman of this committee, was assisted by Mrs. Pat Farnsworth, Miss Clarissa Williams, Mrs. Virginia Taylor, and Paul Williams. The old time fiddler and banjo picking contest for those over 50 will be held in the college auditorium Friday afternoon at 2:30. The same event for those under 50 will take place Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the same location. Jim Bush is chairman of the music committee that has arranged these contests, the nightly music programs in the GSC auditorium, and music for the nightly music programs in the GSC auditorium, and music for the nightly square dancing on Main St. He is assisted by Mack K. Samples and Frank Beall. oeOeooeeeooeoeeeeeoeoeooooeo iCould ~?u earn a hwng from a . wheel chmr? What if sickness or acci- dent kept you from going to work? How tong would your salary be paid? Could you keep up with monthly bills? Chances are you couldn't --which is why Metropol- iran's Versatile Disability Income Protection Policy is so important if you should face a long-term - disability. Our V.I.P. Policy can turn just such a bad break in- to something you can live with, Call me today for all the details. Hunter B. Beall, Jr. 8~3 Grand Central Avenue V~enna, W Va 26105 Office: (304) 295-4561 I Residence (304) 295-5353 ~'trol:>olilan Life. New York, N.Y, : ooooeeoeooooeoooeoeoeoe~e Dick Anderson, president of Kinney's Shoe ~hiotterbeck, J.B. Stuart plant superintendent week. Accompanying And~ was Harold @ 527 KANA~WHA STRJE]~ RESIDENCE OF OTHA S'rUTL~ BOOKCASE BED. BOX SPRINGS AND MATI'RESS; END TABLES; 3 GAS STOVES; IRONING BOA.RI); AND CHAIRS; REFRIGERATOR; ANTIQUE GAS ANl} LAMP; POTS AND PANS; IRON; BATHROOM CROSS CUT SAW; 3 RADIOS; DISHES; REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER; 2 ROTO TILLERS; INCH BICYCLE; 3 -26 INCH BIRYCLES; GAS, 5 SINGER SEWING MACHINE; AND CHAIN SAW. NOT RESPONSIRLE AUCTIONEER: CLARK MINN~ WHAT IS 1.11~? Life, What is life, is it the source of evil. Or contrail over the common ways of life. Yesterday I thought I knew the meaning of the real meaning of life, for yesterday the clouds the sky was as clear as crystal. The birds waking of a new morning. And there were faces But later on that same day, the clouds turned sky turned to a faded blue. And the smiles on my have turned to sadness and fear, their two sons, for she knew down in her heart that take another man's life, in the evil way they butterflies that flows away. at the residence of H.H. & H.I. LOCATED 3 ~ILES FRO~ BULLTOMH I~IDGE OH/~ILL FOLLOW AUCTION SJCAMS SALE STARTS 9:30 FARM MACHINERY & E FURGESON TRACTOR. 19,~ ~od~l ? HO~S NEWHOLLAND HAY BALER (kilter T~,pe) old 1959 CHEVROLET PICK.UP 2 SETS OF TRACTOR CHAINS cub' H ARRO W I )OUI I'~RSE-DRAWN HAY RAKE LIVESTOC K 211 STOCK COWS WITH C~LVES ~'Y sloe 2/~ILK COWS WITH CALYE~ 2 BULLS (ZYR. OLDS) ANTIOUES 2 STatuE CHURNS LARGE & S#tALL STONE JARS SPLIT BOTTOM CHAIRS REED BASKET ORt:: HUmP BACK TRUNK ROCI 2 WOODEN BEDS SIDE COW & SHEEP BELLS GRAI HOUSEHOLD & MIS( ANI SOF A S EO DRESSER wASt~ KITCHEN TASLE pOR( GAS COOKING STOVE 2 GA! AIR CONDITIONER GLA KING-O-HEAT HEATING STOVE sET ( LOT OF GOOD LU~BER 2 HOI CROSS CUT SAw sHEE CORN SHELLER APPL CHAIRS ELE( CHEST OF DRAWERS cUP~ 1970 HILLCREST MOBILE HOME IN GOOD CONDITION aANY OTHER ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TC TER~S Cosh IN A "'" ""R C SE OF RAIn u OWNERS H H & H I Flem,.11 REASON FOR SALE: AUCTIONEER So~ G~.ett NOT REed~ON$1BLE Pf~one 269. 304,1 LUNCH ~LL BE