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July 4, 1975

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luly 17. 1975 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 7 FirefiEhters order new pumper died at his July 11, son Jessie Allen miner of aR Army veteran his wife Daisy Jean 0.: two 0.; and three sisters, of Wanton0 and of Newton William Pritt of grandchild- in death by a were conducted at Spurgeon Albert was in the Run. Olive Goff. died at the Center in Were held Mt. Liberty The Rev. ofttciated with county, uaes C. and She was a Church. daughters, and Son. James C. yer B.H. Wyer 44 16 great- death by her Gaff, and by and four Ross, at home; a sister, Mrs. Mary Wide Bush. Bridgeport: four brothers, Ronzel Ray Somerville, Bridgeport, Hayward Kline Somerville, Linn. Rodney D. Somerville. Cox's Mills, and Larry Dulley, Ashland: and 13 grandchildren. Hay I. McHenry Hey Isaac McHenry, 76, Glenville. died July 7 at his home. He was born in Gilmer County, a son of the late Albert and area Collins McHenry and was a member of the Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Messinger McHenry in 1969. One son and two daughters are also deceased. Surviving are a daughter. Mrs. Irene Riffle of Glenville: five sons, Claude of Orrville, O., Hey L., Jimmy and Harley, all of Glenville, and Herman of Ohio; three brothers, Raymond of Glenville and Glen and Arden of Linn; two sisters, Mrs. Lula Richards and Barbara McHenry. both of Weston; a half-brother and two half-sisters, Claude Heater, Mrs. Clarice Jones and Mrs. Jessie Davis, all of Maryland; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grand- children. Funeral services were July 9, at 2 p.m. at Spurgeon Mortuary with the Rev. Robert Anderson officiating. Burial was in the McHenry Cemetery. and Gas Assoc. honors new members Five new board members will be introduced to the West Virginia Independent Off and Gas Association at their annual summer meeting on Thursday, July 17, at the Bel Meadows Country Club, Route 20 South. Clarksburg. The day's activities will include gold, swimming, horseshoes, and darts. A buffet luncheon will be served with entertainment by Del Ray. Jim Comstock, editor and publisher of the HILLBILLY, will be the featured speaker at the dinner which will Assistant Fire Chief Cwq Nicholson with 1st place trophy won for best auxiliary firefighting vehicle, won at Weston July 4th parade. Vehicle was refurbished by GCVFD flreflghters. The Gilmer County Volunteer Fire Department, with funds provided by the County Commission and City Council, recently purchased a new yellow Allegheny pumper scheduled for delivery in September, 1976, according to Chief Gerald Davis. Davis said the pumper was ordered through Mountaineer Fire Equipment in Weston. The custom-made machine witl be built on a Ford LN 750 chassis with a 750 gallon per minute water pump and 500 gallon auxiliary tank. The truck will look like the present red pumper except for the color and an additional 50-foot extension ladder, The new pumper was purchased for $46.300. The County Commission and City Council each earmarked $15.000 towards the purchase. The remainder of the money will have to be raised before the delivery date. according to Davis. In other fire department news, the local firefighters entered their recently refurbished 1966 yellow equipment truck in the lu]v 4 parade and celebratior, at Weston. winning first prize for best auxiliary firefighting vehicle. The firefighters had hoped to enter their 1925 Chevrolet firetruck. Gilmer County's first motorized firefighting apparatus, in the parade but were stymied when a front rubber tire collapsed. The truck, a sure prize winner according to Chief Davis, had to be towed hack to Glenville. Two firefighting teams placed third and fourth in a water battle at the Lewis County High School athletic field. The object of the contest was to push a barrel along a wire cable with a high pressure w~ter stream. Chief Davis also annotmced that the department is seeking additional climax the day's activities. In addition, Glenville State College volunteer members for the Glenville and Normantown s ations. He said he 82, of Shock,Members, guests, and friends in the is purchasing some equipment for the hoped to recruit area men who would otu General off and gas industry are invited to truck. following an attend, be activeb, involved in the department. Any into ested p~rsons may contact ydila randCuntYNiary Paul Woodford II to open law office firefighters for fur*her details. L. Paul H. Woodford H, a 1966 and Da Nang. was released from Ughter, Marygraduate of the old Glenville High active duty in Jnaary, 1972, and began Son, Floyd, School and recent graduate of WVU his-law studies shortly thereafter. He Mrs. Herald Walrus) Harley Lawrence Mrs. Mrs. Parkersburg. Chloe; one Davinville; one great- death by her one son, two held at the Ray. Rev. Louzo was in the Law School will soon open a general law office in a refrubished building on Rollyson St., across from the Bennett House. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul H.-Woodford of Glenvflle and is married to the former Myra Spurgeon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.]. Sourgeon. The Woodfords are making their new home at 109 Charles St. The young lawyer graduated with a B.S. degree in Business Administration from WVU in June, lg70 and was immediately drafted into the U.S. Army, despite being accepted for admission into WVU Law School. Woodford advanced to the rank of sergeant and served in Vietnam with the 23rd Infantry Division at Chulai received his J.D. Degree in Law in May. The building in which Woodford will maintain his hw office was refurbished by Reed and Stout Construction Co. of Glenville. Wood- ford and several friends accomplished a portion of the work themselves including painting the interior. The house used to be located at the corner of Main St. and Rollyson St. It was once the location for the law office of Mack Morris, a local lawyer and former editor of the Glenville Pathfinder. The same building also housed the law offices of Fred Barnett and George McQuain, both still living. McQuain is presently associated with Steptoe and Johnson, a Clarksburg law firm. He is also a member of the Beard of Directors at Kanawha Union Bank. Ruby M. died mcentiy Funeral Rev. G. Burial and the She Christian of the for husband, Wis,, 0.; and Mrs. and Miss three AT You get the most for your money with a checkbook! Who can really run a house-have firm con- trol, compare costs, and get the most for their household budget money-without a uick, clear, bandy checkbook-stub record? ancelled checks automatically become easy-to-file, easy-to-find receipts, too! Open Your ChcKking Account H re... NOW! 61eaville, W.Va. Member FDIC Glenville Flaharty dalcimer concert Featured In West Calhoun county is featured in one of the articles in "Wonderful West Virginia" magazine for July, 1975, with an article "Historic Schoolhouse Cave" by Mary Ann Barrows, editor of The Calhoun Chronicle. The article got into the magazine in a rather roundabout way. when Feye Bower of Baltimore. long time Chronicle reader and friend, sent it to the editor of the West Virginia magazine, suggesting a reprint and colored photographs. Hyde came to Calhoun about two months ago and was guided to the cave by Starling Bartlett. In the cutlina for the photo, Hyde said. "Schoolhouse Cave in Calhoun County is relatively isolated, it takes a four-wheel drive vehicle and a long walk to reach." The cave was visited by Arnout Hyde, Jr., photographer for the magazine, and a full page color photo accompanies the article. The article was vublished in The Chronicle last December, with several black and white pictures. delayed a month The Russell Fluharty Concert originally scheduled for July 18-19 at North Bend State Park has been changed to August 15-16 according to Sissie Summers. program coordinator. Fluharty. popularly known as "Kin8 of Mountain Music," draws large crowds of enthusiastic spectators whenever he performs on either dulcimer, banjo, fiddle, or guitar, all of which he plays with outstanding skill and precision, Fluharty will be performing on the patio at North Bend Lodge beginning at 8:00 p.m. on both nights. Probably best known for playing the hammered dulciner, the instrument on which he performs is over 130 years old and considered a family heirloom. Fluharty has been playing the dulcimer for over a half century and he is widely accepted as one of the leading dulcimer authorities in the Country. Have anything to sell? List it on the Classified page 4 cents a word, $1.00 minimum Per ad. Y enroll Me= & Women Wbe Need A Skill There are same opentnp in the reffMar day clamms of the Calhoun Giimer Career Center both graduates and drop-outs. If wish to take advantan of this, immediately contact Mr. William Plercy, Principal of Gll_mer County High School. 482-7{160. STORE HOURS Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - g to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday - g to 1 p.m. i FREEZERS AVAILABLE fOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY Phone 462-7939 - 482-8483 Authorized CATALOG SALES MERCHANT OWNED AND OPERATED BY JANET DEAL X Gtantsville