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OeraldmeMarks 462 -7477 ne Room School 1942 Time in the Summer ay Ot Ihc I.asl Sunday the R(),,cdatc Baplp, l Perkm,, ('hurch had a nc,a x,silor at church. and field Proud parents Scol! alld Robin Bourn brought thou prclly nc,a baby girt lo Nol all of church. There I altcndcd a >ing led by l.ynn \Vhipsk.~ tnthePerkinsla,,t l:riday night a! ('r(x)kcd Fork Bap- tist Church. The sing started at 7 pm sent me and the,,' sang until ahnosl 9:30. I enjoyed the singing but ran out of voice the StUdent:, king before the singing ended. Our Thimbles and Threads Quilt Tin-her Guild set up our free quilt shov,' in the Boggs. Methodist Church during the Glenville :ire Folk Festival. We had a lot of visitors In the and they' were invited to volc for the Dr)b- quillsinfourcategories. Winners were: Pauline Betty Crofford, Caren White. Cathy Joy Boggs Sowa and Barbara Weilings. Sler" Marks'I exhibited granddaughler Rachel on Lhe Marks Adams' 'Primiti',e l learl,,' quilt. is in (I made it for her weddin~ .~ho~cr~. a Bill Bogg.,,blue 'Dove in the Windo,a.' a '('hrb, t- fc)r sev- mas Vest.' and a hand-quilled '('ake favorite Plate \~,allhan,.m~, I made for Dr. W. scxm Doughe, Givens' ne,a medical building. laken. I watched the parade. I think it gets COpying the bigger and better each year 1 er|to.\cd tie the old time automobile.,, ;trl0 tf,:lCh)r.s office best. in print- Normamown and (;ra~, Run m-c >lill recoverino from the tl()(',,J. New brid,-'c>, VCe finally have to bc built and l()tr, ol ,,and and ;rag time gravel removed The crock, need ,.han- 'ear. As nellin,, so there will hc a place h)) th,: OU have to water to go during the m..,,l lh)()d shines." We Grandchildren Amanda and :a,u~,lln until Ihis M~ks. were vi.~iting us dunng the Ih)od ly rcvohcd l'hcy learned a new ~ t}rd_ "di-a,tcr " Uppvrcould They rclcrrcd to the tlood 'a, a dl>a>lur and 9:30 each time they i~dk ab()u( fl -- 1%~ enl 1o Ro:,cdalc {)Iv,: tl,r, 1,~.~ v, c.. L ~)rllelilrlcs and .,,avv Iols (')I change',. Vcrlloll ;tlltl Golda (.~h-ich had lor. d()~n flk I)chh~ aM I)c~vey ;rod I)clla Mac~: l),))ncplacc a,d Ad~un~. son had a doublc-aidc home there ready t{) M:uks bc .,,ct up. I v, ondcrcd x~hcn I)c~ c', and and ('ara- I)clla's house v,a,, buill ) t)c,acv and re- l)clla lived there v.hcn t IH-,,I rcmcm- ehay. Wc hadbercd them. )H elour hayThc Alliancc Roscdalc ('hurch had ,t grand: bi,,~, tent ,',el up so lhc ,vouOl v, orkcrs Ihal agton spent are repainng and palulillg home', m lhc they were community would ha~c aJ} c:~lin,_' m)d resling place. the body temperature is lowest in the morning afternoon. It falls again during sleep. a Dub, in a Tub who is turning Sweet 16/ Happy Sweet 16th, Jazzminlec! Dad, ie....%,,, a,d 7/ade,j Challenge Shooting Match Results Muzzleloader - Scoped 1"- Tom Smith 2'~ - Richard Henderson 3'~ - Van Ramsey Rimfire- Pistol 1"- Van Ramsey 2"~ - Wanda Ramsey 3~ - Tom Smith Rapid Fire Pistol 1'~- Mike Fisher 2~ - Bud Cain 3'd - Richard Henderson Muzzleloader -Iron Sight 1~- Van Ramsey 2"~ - Tom Smith 3"~ - Richard Henderson RimfirQ Rifle - Sco 1"- Richard Henderson 2'~ - Van Ramsey 3'~ - Mike Fisher 1"- Richard Henderson 2 ~ - Van Ramsey 3'd - Tom Smith to all who 4'~" Mike Fisher md helped out! 5m" Gary Radcliff is July 12 - 3:00p.m. CounO" Pul~lic Shooting Range Welcome - Come Join Us? iii Chrissy's Pet Q&A Chrissy Linzy ed ucanines @ II II IIIIII Heartworm Pills - are they needed? Chr,ssy Linzy is a Certified Pet will diminish drastically, until con- Dog Trainer, certified by theAssocia- gestive heart failure ensues. tion of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and If, during your annual veterinary aCanineGoodCitizenevaluator, rec- exam, a blood test alerts you to the ognized by theAmerican KennelClub presence of the parasite, or you have (AKC). More information about the noticed the symptoms above, treat- APDTcan be found at, ment is possible and successful if the and you can learn about the AKC, and disease has not progressed too far. the Canine Good Citizen test, at The first step is to evaluate the dog If you have a dog and treat any secondary problems of training question, emailheart failure or liver orkidney insuf- chrissv@educanines.c,,n. You can ficiency so that he can withstand the also sign up for a weckty newsletter treatment. The next step is to kill the that includes training tips and product adult worms with an arsenic corn- reviews at, pound. Veterinarians now have ac- Dear Chrissy, cess to Immiticide, a new compound My veterinarian recommended that has fewer side effects than the heartwormpillsformydog. Whatare previous drug and is safer for dogs heartworms, and why do I need these with more severe infestations. pills? The treatment is administered in JD, Tanner two doses each day for twodays. This is followed by a minimum of four Hi JD. weeks of complete inactivity. This is Heartworms are very serious, in- to give the dog's system a chance to deed. Their proper name is Dirofilana absorb the dead worms. Any exer- immitis, and they are spread by mos- tion, even a simple walk, can cause quitoes. Originally, heartworms were the dead worms to dislodge, travel to only a problem in southern regions, the lungs, and cause death. like Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. At least three-to-four weeks after Now, they are recognized as a prob- the administration of the drug to kill lem all over the world, the adult worms, further treatment to Parasites go through a variety of kill the microfilariae is needed. The li fe stages before reaching adulthood, dog is dosed daily for a week, then the and often need at least two hosts to blood test is repeated. Ifmicrofilariae complete the cycle. In heartworms, a are still present, the dose can be in- mosquito serves as the intermediate creased. Follow-up studies should be host for the larval stage of the worm, done in a year. Once the treatment has also known as the microfilariae. The been completed, it is important to mosquito ingests the larva when it gradually introduceyourdogtophysi- bites an infected dog and then depos- cal activity again. If he used to jog its that larvae in an uninfected dog five miles with you, he will not be when seeking another blood meal. able to do that easily after the period The microfilariae then travels to the of inactivity, so be sure you rebuild right side of the heart through a vein his stamina slowly. and awaits the opportunity to repro- In this case, an ounce of prevention duce. Adult heartworms can reach 12 is truly worth a pound of cure. Heart- inches in length and can remain in the worm prevention is usually given dog's heart for several years, monthly, as either a pill or a topical, Symptoms of heartworm infesta- and is relatively inexpensive. Com- tion may not appear for up to a year monbrandsareProHeart, Heartguard, after infestation, and typically begins and Revolution. Your vetcan recom- with a soft cough that increases with mend the proper dose and brand for exercise. The cough will worsen, and your pet. Now that summer is upon your dog may actually faint from ex- us, besureyouhaveyourdogschecked ertion. He will become weak and for beartworms and protect them, be- listless, will tire easy, will lose weight fore the mosquitoes start getting out andcoutdcoughupblood. Hisbreath- of hand. ing will become difficult as the condi- Chrissy tion pro~esses. His quality of life P.O. Box 458 Glenville, W.Va. 26351 Thursday, July 3, 2003 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder --- Page 9 Pat's Pat Ridpath, Burnsville 853-2401 I II I Hummingbirds and Visitors I have enjoyed walking up the road cups water makes enough nectar to toward the Burnsville Dam, to the fill two standard satellite humming- swinging bridge and then crossing it bird feeders). Boil the mixture for and going down Stringtown Road (or two minutes, then allow to cool corn- at least that is what we have always pletely before using. Alter hummers called it). Everything is so lush and discover and consume this formula, green, reminding me of Hawaii. (I decrease the sugar proportion to one visited Hawaii once many years ago parttosix(one-thirdcupsugartotwo when my son, Scott Bucklew, married cups water) - too much sugar can a girl from there. It rained in Hawaii resultinaliverdysfunction.Thethin- some part of everyday I was there and ner solution will be safer and may it was beautiful and green, with flow- encourage the birds to seek more ers everywhere.) natural food as well. Store extra mix But I truly was jubilant to see the in the refrigerator for as long as sev- mountain-born honeysuckle climbing eral weeks. Do not use honey in place up the kudzu vines that were imported of sugar - it can cause bacterial and fromChina(lthinkj. The original pur- fungal infection in hummingbirds. pose for the kudzu was to make ground Also, to prevent infection, thoroughly cover for roadsides and decrease ere- clean feeders at least once a week." sion, I believe, but they take over all Visiting with Ressie B. Wilson on the vegetation and trees, completely June 18 were her brother Gall covering everything. But seeing the "Buster" Allen from Canton, Michi- honeysuckle taking over gave me a gan, her niece, Phyllis Stevens, feeling of"strength" and "victory !" It Cibolo, Texas, and her nephews,Wil- made me start singing, liam and Linda Hacker, Oak Hill, I was given a book published by and Joe Hacker, Paragould, Arkan- Sunset, "An Illustrated Guide to At- sas. tracting Birds." I love hummingbirds Charlotte McDougal is having a and have a feeder. On page 92 of this yard sale (weather permitting) July book, it says, "Hummingbird nectar 3,4and5,from8:00a.mto8:00p.m. for hummingbird feeders is a basic each day. That will be a fun way to formula that you'll soon memorize if celebrate the 4th. I doubt if she has you cater to these tiny winged won- any fireworks for sale, though. ders. Keep in mind that the sugar water NOTICE 1952 graduates and other is valuable only to attract the birds, not friends of Richard Barrett. He is hay- as nourishment. TO to locate feeders ing surgery on July 7th. Keep him in near flowers that offer real nectar .... your prayers. Richard, we wish you a In a saucepan, combine 1 part granu- quick recovery. lated sugar and 4 parts water (one- Have a good and safe holiday. third cup sugar and one and one-third Maranatha! ..... Tail Twisters enjoy a tri COX'S Mills Tail Twisters 4-H Club enjoyed a wonderful day at the park in Idlewild Cox's Mills Tail Twisters Travel Idlewild, Pennsylvania ()urclubhcMitsreguhtr|ncctingin llickman, l.arisa (iord()n, lhumah May, c~dlcd to order by presidenl Simmons, Mch~tly I.owthcr, David Leslie (hmh)n. The pledge was led arid Amber F'rymier. by Tessa 1 lickman. I tort)lions were (,(~ly ( irogg and lordain Bush gave read by I)ylan T()mblin, Jordain Bush. a brief lalk atu)ul Ihcir cow sh()w heM and.h)Ann I),,,,,,s Zckc Borlncll g;ivc al M()trnd.,,villc (ill May I(). Both had his project prescnt:rliou el "Becl, if'.,, a g(~.l time ;utd did well showing what's lor dinner." their cattle, GROCER'S DAY PRIZES-The Gilmer County Unit of the American Vickic (;ordon ,,,harcd her May 1 7 A"Big" Iltanks Io all members who Cancer Society will award these beautiful prizes on July 10. All prizes trip held at Norlh Bend. It was the cmnc oul and helped with the trash were handcrafted by Gilmer County people and donated to the cancer 40th West Virginia Youlh Ihtviron- pickup on April 27. unit. A free ticket will be given to those persons shopping at Foodland mcnlarl Program Anniversary. Vickic. June g our club nlct ft)r ils regal;." on Thurs., July 10, and thai evening's lucky tickets will be drawn for the l~eslic. Lora and l.arisa ( ;()rth)n, and mecling, Mcml~'rs gave ;r talk on above prizes. Tyler Moyers spcn| thc day and had a Ihcir hllcwihl Irip, ()ur "Big" Pictured left to right are: A birdhouse made by Don Kelble from g(..I lime, disucssi()n wa.~ gcuing ready for'4-11 wood secured from three Gilmer County buildings which have since ()ur club members wit() atlcrldcd camp. been demolished, an angel doll created by Delores Furr of Log Cabin the 4-11 ()vcrnighlcr May () gavc a (:()dy I.. (;r(igg Crafts, centerpieces crocheted by Reva Bennett, original drawing of the brief I',tlk (m what a g~u~l time Ihcy ( 'lub RCl~Wlcr Gainer #1 Riverboat done by local artist Boyd Boggs, and a silk flower had. These inclndcd: Milchcll arrangement created by Doris Williams. "Your support on July 10 will be appreciated by your local cancer unit," states Mrs. Rosa Belle Gainer, Society president. Directly off !-79 Exit 105, Jane Lew 884-7806 HOUSE OF TUNES JULY 4 Friday $5.00 Charge Beat the businesses who don't believe in adverttsingl Call your hometown newspaper today! Rock-N-Roll Charge --- LADIES' "" .Friday Night~ - Half-Price Admission for Ladies During the Month of July, eXCel~ spec~l events. ill I ill iii III il IIIlllll III at the Old Gassaway High School Grounds 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For more information call Jack at 364-5051 or 364-5082 or Skeeter at 364-5494