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Z The Glenvme Democrat/Pathfinder Publmhm's Pad For those of you who have had a belly full of governmental interference in your lives as private American citizens, a release in the July 24 issue of PUBLISHERS AUXILIARY is enough to finally make you sick to your stomach. According to PA, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare has "reluctantly" issued final regulations implementing the provisions of the so-called BucMey Amendment passed by the Congress some fifteen months ago. This amendment, in effect, prohibits any school receiving federal funds from releasing, without explicit written permission from parents or from the student if he or she is more than 18 years old, "personally identifiable" information about the student. This would have the effect of eliminating the publication of the names and addresses of honor students, news stories concerning the valedictorian and salutorian of graduating classes, and, we suppose, athletic and any other achievements of students or teachers in such schools. Since practically every school in the nation receives some sort of federal aid, this absolutely foolish law effectively places a censor's pencil on the publicizing of what we consider to be some of the most significant events on our local scene. lne law does allow schools to release "directory" information without consent and places the burden of this decision on school administrators. If they do this, however, they must do so in accordance with a procedure outlined in the regulations. We suppose this involves the filling out of endless forms with no worthwhile purpose whatsoever, except to provide more file clerk jobs at the tpayers expense. Our newspapers have long been privileged and honored to give a great deal of publicity to our schools and our students. We fel it is right that our fine young people receive recognition for their achievements. This insidious censorship of the press by the federal government does a disservice to our children and threatens the rights of all Americans. For those who look with great favor on federally funded school programs because it allows them to avoid their responsibility of local support for local schools, this new regulation should be fair warning that those who do provide the cash end up with the control. We are somewhat encouraged the HEW is "reluctantly" imposing the requirements of the law. We only wish that our representatives would practice tlm same constraint before approving highly questionable programs which place nonsensical controls over the everyday lives of American citizens in return for the privilege of using our own money. -RDA ew iiil. =% By U. Senator bert C. Byrd U.S. Is World Food Leader On farms, ranches, and excelled quality, produc- orchards all across Amer- tivity, and efficiency. ica, farmers, ranchers, and Agriculture is America's growers are bard at work greatest growth industry producing what appears to and our largest employer, be another bumper crop ,with 4.4 million workers for American agriculture, on the farm. From the ]ns,f, ,et-t.,.f,good farm tothe dinner table. sign. because, when Ameri- the nation's agriculture can agriculture is healthy, and related industries re- everyone benefits, quire an additional 10 mil- lion workers to store. For those who do not transport, process, and lave the opportunity to merchandise the food and see at first hand the vast- fiber produced from fewer hess and complexity of our than 3 million farms. agriculture, it is easy to American agriculture has overlook the tremendous been a remarkable success contributions it makes to story Since 1970. our ex- our nation, the riches pro- port sales nave tripled duced annually on our from $6.7 billion to nearly farms are spread a c r o s s $22 billion forecasted for the e n t i r e spectrum of 1976. And in only one dec- American economic life, ade, production on our and they reach overseas farms has increased a full into many foreign markets, one quarter, to over 534 When we have bountiful million metric tons of harvests. Americans eat crops, meats, and censure- well, our economy receives able by-products. I" h i s a massive shot in the arm. staggering figure repre- and foreign governments santa 2 metric tons for are eager to buy up the every man, woman, and surplus, child in America. One cannot help but be Historians write t h a t impressed by the statistics Napoleon s a i d a n army on American agriculture, travelled on its stomach. It We lead the world in the wouldn't be much of an production of meat, milk, exaggeration to say that a eggs, turkeys, chickens, nation's economic and so- vegetables, feed grains, cit- cial welfare depend largely rus fruRs, and many other on its ability to feed itself. foods. We produce more With the abundant hat- food and fiber than does vests we have come to ex- any other nation, and the pect from our farms every most powerful nations are year, the fate of the dependent upon our agri- country seems to be in culture because of its un- good hands. 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Cover (comb. form) 3 Sphere of etloa $8 Diadem lJ Birds' homes 41 Amount (ab.) 42 Wmdmd 40 41 Bristle 4 Unft o rluctan 50 DiminuUve of Stanley Sl Snare S2 Wocm 5S pt/ms ptdm  Ooddmof lnfattmtlon 20 Pertaining to 30 African fly the clergy 37 Constricted 23 Fastener 38 Savor 25 Italian city 40 Intelligent 27 Fountain drink 43 Scope 28 Book of Bible 4 Sleeveless 33 Weapon garment pointers 45 Otherwise $4 Wickerwork 48 Mimic material 50 Small taste Gilmer County Boys Baseball ttrf msu  s  met; t RR_mq Iqta[! The Troy Pirates in uniforms which feature black caps and socks, L-R, Front row:. Mike Peus, Daua Somerville, Danny Waters, Mike Burkhammer, Raymond Stout, James Moore, Danny Simmons, aud Dane Bolp; Second row: Coach Dennie Reese, Roger Self, Mark Vmers, James Rodney Somerville, Steve liysen, Todd lulllff, ud Calt: Tom Moore. Not present fez the picture: Randy PeJ  [Bayard Young Photo] l REDS r R05 R(0S REDS j REOs ....... REDS RE'n00 GLENVILLE  TEAM - [front row, l-r] Doug Morris, Mike Collins, David Peterson, Edsel Dewees, Roger Timmy Kuhl, Kenny Mick and Bobby Fox. [back row, l-r] and Kevin Evans. [Photo by Robert Cooper]. CALENDAR OF EVENTS August 7 - The Gospel Christionaires will sing at 7:30 p.m. in the Hye Run Church. August 8 - The Pleasant Valley Church ud Boar Fork Community will held a homecoming at the church. Activities bogtn at 10 a.m. There will be a dinner at noon, followed by singing .... August 8 - The Messenger reunion will be held at Jackson's Mm. Friends and relatives are invited to bring a picnic lunch. Ausust 8 - The Wilson reunion will be held at the home of Paul Gerwig located two miles north of Codarvllle. Please bring a picnic lunch. August 8 - The Hushes family reunion will be held at the Lewis County Park, Weston. Please bring a picnic lunch. August 8 - The decendants of Eliza and Elizabeth Minigh Collins will hold a reunion at Cedar Creek State Park. A pavlllinn near the pool has been reserved. All family members and friends are cordially invited. August 9 - A special meeting of the ]aycees will be held at the Conrad Hotel at 8 p.m. Ausust 10 - A.F. & A.M. will hold a egular meeting at 8 p.m. August 12 - A mting of the Gilmer County chapter of the D.A.V. will be held at 7 p.m. at the Glenvllle City Hall. August 15 - The Ware-Brown reunion will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Shacideford of Cox's Mill. August 15 - The descendants of the late Lon and Lou Johns Collins will hold a reunion at Arbucide Park near Glenville. A picnic lunch will be served at noon. Prizes will be awarded. August 15 - The Goldsmith and Alltop reunion will be held at the Gilmer County Recreation Center. August 21 - The James Reunion will be held at 11 a.m. at the Gllmar County Recreation Center. Make reservations for the noon meal by calling 462-5360 or 462-7168 or by writing to Box 111, Glenville before Aug. 10. Consumer N by Atty. Gon. Chauncey Browning The day has passed when most people can afford to buy their cars only for style and status. Since consumers are increasingly concerned with the operational costs of their cars, particulary the gas mileage, our ofice continually gets complaints about the mileage ratings of the Environment- al Protection Agency (EPA}. Beginning with the fuel shortage several years ago tha caused long. lines at service stations and skyrocketing gasoline prices, auto manufacturers have made mileage claims an important part of their sales promotions. When manufacturers began using mileage claims to boost sales, there were no standards for the companies to follow when running the tests which established the ratings. The result was mileage figures that were modest; however, there was some question To eliminetS Federal Trade regulations disclosures ads and on Whenever an mileage clai EPA's city that car must figures are on a dynamometer, patterns. However. government in creating more may be true EPA ratings. Published Every By GILMER COUNTY PUBL At 109 E. Main St. Glenville, WV 26351 Phone 462-7309 Second-Clsss postsge psid m - and m additional m@iJi.ng Subscription price $5.50 tax included in West Virginia riclents $6.00 tax includ subscriptions $7.00. Cannot accept subsori 6 months {ALL PRICES EFFECTIVE FEB. R._oBERT O. ARN-OLD PREI PAUL BROWN JOAN LAYNE OI