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,mer County Almanac held in Parkersburg Wilford and Arley held at the City Park July 31st. A picnic at noon. Theodore the blessing. elected for next year Young, President and It was voted reunion be at Mountwood Rd., Parkersburg, on this year's picnic Mrs. Gene Reed and Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. and Terra. Glenville, Bonnie Allison, Mike, Manoka. Leslie Bush: Roger Lydick: Shamae Lawson: Bud Mrs, Wilford Bush, Mr. and Mrs. Darlene Wilkinson, Sandra Middleton. Mr. ham, Mr. and Karen, Cindy and and Mrs. Robert Bush; Jessica, Bernard Bush, Beth,' Ethel Cox. Carl Harry Smith, Mr. Engle, Mr. and Mrs. Timothy, Todd and Dolores, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Lawson, Rosanne and Rebecca, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Losh, all from Parkersburg. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Longwell and Diana. Mr. and Mrs. Dana Farnsworth, Williams- town. Mrs. Shelia Green & Angle, Waverly, W.Va. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Cox, Clarksburg, W.Va.: Mrs. Donna Engle Hall. Seam Mary and Chad, Huntington, W.Va. Recording artist Billy Thomas, Mrs. Thomas and Chris, Portland, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. ].,ester Townsend, Weston, W.Va,; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Church, Mineral Wells, W.Va.: Red Lydick, Cairo: and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Graham, Belleville, W.Va. Prizes were awarded to the following: Flossie Townsend, oldest woman: Wilford Bush, oldest man: Jessica Bush, youngest girl; Chad Hall, youngest boy: couple married the longest, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Bush: newly-weds. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Graham: largest family present, Mrs. Bonnie Lawson: family traveling the farthest, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Thomas and son Chris. Entertainment of music and singing was by recording artist Billy Thomas, Bud Bush, Red Lydick, Phyllis Lawson and Bernard Bush. YOuth attend GOP Youth Camp State G.O.P. Youth Caesar in Webster Week were David Scott Jams of Linn and lulie Anita Harold, of the State College also on hand for part by Miss Harold that Party nominee of the State Teen-Age Republicans (TAR}. David was named to new President Chuck Romine's Cabinet. Romine is from Cabell County. Among those who spoke to the group during the week of August 7-12 were: former Governor Cecil H. Underwood: Congressman Harley Staggers: former State Treasurer Ronald Pearson and Delegate Robert Harman {R-Mineral). becomes 4-H AIIstar Leader's Weekend Billy Burke became a 4-H Allstars. The Allstar Organization is g 4-H members and older), leaders, of H-, The 4-H to supplement and leadership develop- of the 4-H program. Years, Bill served as a in Gilmer County, Braves have Braves 4-H Club had rty July 4 at Cedar They swam, had a bringing covered COuncil circle was held. Sang songs, set the date raeeting and adiourned. was held August 8. Miller presided. acted as toastmaster of numerous county banquets, and provided watermelon as an evening refreshment for all campers during the county 4-H camp. In 1973 Burke was named Friend of 4-H for his continuous .contributions to the 4-H program. Burke's name was submitted for consideration by the State 4-H Allstars committee. He was taken into the group along with fellow Friends of 4-H Gas Douglas and Annalee Douglas. party; hold meeting Secretary Kim Cain read the minutes from last month's meeting. Roll was taken. Demonstrations were given by Janet Sears. After the meeting, homemade pie and ice cream was served. An enioyable evening was had by all. Cathy Sears Reporter Mills 4-H Club sets calf program Mills 4-H club has :heduled a demonstra- and showing of Glendel Butcher from the store in September 3, roast will follow and everyone is The program will be as follows: 6:DO-Points to consider in selecting the show calf-Mr, Everett Mason: 6:2e-Pla- cing two classes of calves-youth and adults (prizes available). Official placings by Mrs. Billy B. Burke; 6:30-Trimming and showing Feeder Calves-Mr. Glendel Butcher, Mr. Scott Zinn and others; 8:00-Wether Roast sponsored by the Cox's Mills 4-H club. named "Spirit of of Camp" it Was his first year to 4-H Camp, Pat Mr. and Mrs. Ed Clenville, received of camp." Having of camp" entitles scholarship to next te 4-H camp at award' is given to displays overall program. It is rare that a first year camper receives this award as did Minney. according to Extension Agent Roma Adkins. Pat is 15 years of age and in his fourth year of 4-H club work. He placed in the public speaking competition, was a first place winner in the visual presentations competition at the Gil er County 4-H Roundup, anO total camping has received numerous 4-H ribbonS. I00use for E. Wayne Minney will be held in . aye Minney in 90th birthday 977, at his home Morgantown, husband of the and the son Jeremiah Aug. 19, 1887, grew County. for the of Education father of 6 Baltimore, Calif.: W.Va.: lStle Rock, an- He is also the grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 4 great.granu" children, Friends and relatives are invited to attend. In SPanish no word begins with an "s'" followed bY another Con .... - = -- -- SOlfllnL, g.u psnish S e P ekar trying W pronoune nilh in Engli will normally say "Eqaldt. Cox reunion draws 73. The annual Cox reunion was held at the Gilmer County Recreation Center Sunday, August 7, with 73 present. A covered dish lunch was served following the invocation by Dick Kelley. After lunch a business meeting was held and new officers were elected. They were as follows: Dick Kelly, President: John Cox, Jr., Vice President: Cline Snyder. Third Alternate; BeverlySprouse, Secretary- Treasurer; Lillian Baker, Historian and Ruby Cox, Game Leader. Games were played and prizes won by Hiram Cox, Pare Baker, Ester Snider, Kathy Spencer, Beverly Sprouse and Dick Kelley. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hicks and Mike. Steve and Tracey, Mrs. Bonnie Wallace, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania: Mr. and Mrs. Dale Griffith and Dale, Wheeling: Mr. and Mrs. Larry Snider and Kathy. Parkersburg: Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Cox. Fort Lauderdale, Fla; Mr and Mrs. Cline Snider, Mineral Wells: Mr. and Mrs. Latus Rhodes and Ayward, and Lee Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Baker and Debbie, Kathy. Paula and Brenda Spencer, Weirtom Mr. and Mrs. Dale Cox and Bobbi. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Knabenshue. Steve Cox and Jane Blatherwick, Buckhannon: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cox and Tom, Lost Creek: Danny Cox and Laura Bryant, West Milford. T. S. Kelley, Clarksburg: Mr. and Mrs. Bob Dobbins, Edna Collins, Glenville: Mr. and Mrs. James Baker, Jimmie and Tonya, Weirton: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shuman and Jenny, David and Same, Belpre, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Snider, Smithville: Mr. and Mrs. David Rhodes and Jason: Mr. and Mrs. Steve Veon, Lore Snider. Parkersburg: Mr. and Mrs. James Snider. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sprouse and Mike, Bonnie and Kelley. Letter Gap: Mr. and Mrs. Elton C0x, Mr. and Mrs. John Cox and John Cox, Jr.. Fairmont. Family Album Visiting the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bush the past two weeks was their daughter and son-in-law, Marti and Michael Sheehan and grand- daughters Missy and Michell. Mrs. Bush reports that the family drove to visit them from their home in Los Vegas, Nevada in a motor home and returned, taking a friend from Clarksburg, Maureen Quinn, with them for a.two-weekvisit. , .... Visiting at the home of Pauline Burk of Sand Fork during the past week was Dr. Rolla Burk of Lexington Park. Maryland and his son Rolls and daughter Julia. Also visiting was her daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. William Maxwell and two sons, David and Danny. and daughter Mary Ann and a friend, all of Akron, Ohio. David will attend Akron College this fall. Another set of guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Burk and son Martin of Dunbar. e.g. Blake of Gilmer Station stopped by the office to report that his grandson, Randy Blake. is now in the United States Army. stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Randy, who entered the service July 12, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blake of Gilmer Station. His grandfather reports that Randy is enjoying Army life. Visting Mrs, Rena Griffith and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Woodyard and daughter of Cedarville recently were: Mrs. Edith Shock and Mrs. Virginia Clark of Tuscarawas, Ohio: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sumpter and two children and Mrs. Mary Sumpter of Weston and Mrs. Lovenna Bailey of Parkersburg. Visting the home of Mrs. Fell B. Collins of Lockney recently was Mrs. Collins' mother, Mrs. Watson of French Settlement, La,; Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Prejean and family of Gonzilas, La.: Mr. and Mrs. Steven Remand and son of New Orleans, La: and Mrs. Louise Cart of Terre Haute, Ind. ONE TO SUIT EVERYBODY'S NEED I Holly Park Windsor Norris Freedom ' Double-Wide Home* BEST SERVICE MOVE AND SET UP OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK SUNDAY I-6 BELKNAP MOBILE HOMES. INC. Phone 364-5606 RI. 4 lust off 1-79 Take Gassaway.Suttoo Exits Toward Gassaway Gassaway WV Opposite Braxton County ArmOry August 18, 1977 The Gluvflle Democrat/Pathfinder "Tour for Third District ladies FOUR GENERATIONS-Pictured above are four generations who recently got together at Cedarvflle. Left to right they are: Mrs. Virginia Sumpter, 90, of Akron, Ohio; her granddaughter Jo Ann Woodyard is holding Mrs. Sumpter's great-granddaughter Katherine Jo Woodyard; and Mrs. Sumpter's daughter, Mrs. Rena Griffith of Cedarvme. in the language of flowers, the white rosebud means too young to love. A specially-arranged fall tour for ladies of the Third Congressional District is being arranged by Congressman John Slack to provide an opportunity for closer acquaintance with the workings of the federal government. The tour will feature opportunities to visit established tourist: points of interest and provide an opportunity for attendance at special briefings where up-to-the- minute descriptions will be given on the activities of key federal agencies working in major programs. Arrangements have been made for the tour to depart Charleston by bus on Saturday, October 1, and return on October 5, with the round trip fare totaling $42.00. Accommoda. tions have been arranged for the entire group at the Marriott Hotel, Washington, D.C. The tour will be limited to 150 persons and reservations will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis, Slack said. Those interested in joining the group should contact Mrs. Jewels Bailey in Charleston at 342-8121 without delay since arrangements are now being finalized. :,':.".:::::::b'::.':::.''... -- $PURGEON MORTUARY, INC. Glenville,W.Va. LICENSED MORTICIAN Phone 462.7660 J.J. Spurgeon, Pres. .....ATrEND THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE THIS SUNDAY Copen Creek Church Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m,, worship service every second Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Letter Gap Community Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. Preaching every 1st and 5th Sunday at 11 a.m. by Rev. Glenn Kirkpatrick. United Methodist Glenville Circuit Ist Sunday: Ellis I0 a.m., Blackburn 11 a.m., College St, 7:30 p.m.: 2nd Sunday: Otterbein 10 ,  m,, College St 11,  a.m,  Oak : Grove, 7 p.m.: 3rd Shnday: 'Oak Grove 10 a.m., Collage St. 11 a.m., Otterbein 7:30 p.m.; 4th Sunday: Otterbein 10 a.m., College St. 11 a.m,, Oak Grove 7 p.m. No service on 5th Sunday. Troy United Methodist Circuit 1st Sunday: Liberty at Hurst, I0 a.m., Vadis at II a.m., 2nd Sunday: Cox's Mills IO a.m., Troy 11 a,m., Doyle Chapel 7 p.m., 3rd Sunday: Troy 10 a.m,, and Mt, Earnest 11 a,m., 4th Sunday: Upper Ellis 11 a,m., No service on 5th Sunday. Hepzibah Baptist Church Stout's Mill Sunday School is held every Sunday at 10 a.m. and preaching services are held each second Sunday at 2 p.m. Stwarts Creek Church Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. Preaching each Second Sunday morning with Rev. Glenn Kirkpatrick. Leading Creek Baptist Church Sunday school is held every Sunday at 10 a.m. Worship services are held the first Sunday of the month at 11 a.m. A Bible study is held the first and third Saturdays of the month at 7:30 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Harry Miller. Crooked Run Community Church Sunday School is held every Sunday at 10 a.m. Worship service is held the first Sunday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Bible study class is held at 7:30 p.m. the second, third and fourth Sundays. Worship service is held the fourth Sunday of the month at 10 a.m. Tanner United Methodist Church 1st Sunday - Mt. Liberty 10 a.m., Trace Fork at 11 a.m. Youth meeting at parsonage 6:30 p.m. 2nd Sunday Tanner 11 a.m., 7 p.m. Crooked Run. 3rd Sunday Roseville 10 a.m., Trace Fork 6:30 p.m., 4th Sunday same as second. Prayer meeting 7 p.m. every night. Crooked Run Methodist Church Preaching every second and fourth Sunday, 7:00 p.m. Bible study and sing every first and thirdStmday, 7:00 p.m, ,.; , t Gopal Tabernacle Non-denominatlonal Waluut St. Sunday School at 10 a.m. and I Sunday services at 7:30 p.m. Prayer meeting8 Wedne=:lay at i 7:30 p.m. Gospel Mledon Sand Fork There will be regular services Friday night at the gospel mission. Dusk Camp Methodist  Church Sun-din]*: School 10 a.m., Old fashioned fourth Saturday, 7:00 p.m. Public invited. Seventh Day Adventist Saturday. Bible Study I0 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. sing every .. Prayer Mttng dThury, 7 P.m.f i ' Preaching, 2nd Sunday at II a.m, Pentecostal Church, River St. Sundays at 7 p.m., Second and fourth Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Church of God of Prophecy Dusk Camp Sunday School 10 a.m., Morning Worship - 11 a.m. Pastor J.B. Groves, V.L.B. Youth Service, Sunday 6 p.m., Evangelistic Service, Sunday 7:30 p.m., Mid-week Service - 7:30 p.m.. Wednesday. Church of God Powell St. Pentacostal Sunday morning worship services Church of Christ Sunday - Bible Service, 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship at 7 p.m. Wednesday . Midweek ser- vice at 7 p.m. Gieuvflle Presbyterian Church Sunday - Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Service for the Lord's Day at 11 a.m. Good Shepherd Catholic Church Mineral Rd., Glenville at I0 a.m. and evening services Sunday--Mass will be held at II Wednesday and Sunday at 7:30 p,m. a.m. Holy Day Mass will be held at 7 Trinity United Methodist p.m. Sunday--Church School classes First Baptist church meet al 9:45 a.m.: Mornin Worship Sunday School will be hold at 9:45  begins at 10:55 a.m.: Youth Fellowship a.m. and the morning worship will be meets at 4:30 p.m. held at 11 a.m. Thursday--Children's choir prac- tice is held at 6 p.m.: the Sanctuary c, hoir rehearses at 7 p.m. The Emmaus Chapel West Main St. on Rt. 5 West Sunday Holy Communion at 10 a.m. Sand Fork Baptist Sunday School is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. Worship service is held at 11 a.m. on the first and lhird Sudays and at 7:30 p.m, on the second and fourth Sundays. Youth Fellowship meets Wednes- days at 7 p,m, and mid-week services .re held c.t;h Wednesday at 7..30 p.m The Pasior is Clyde Bush. Gospel Baptist Church Sunday School meets at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. and evening service at 7:30 p.m. on Rt. 5 at Van Horn Drive. The pastor is Charles Footy, Rhoades Chapel Memorial Church Utile Bull Ibm Sunday School at I0 a.m. every Sunday, preaching services every second Sunday night at 7:30 p.m., third Sunday morning at 11 ' a.m. and Fourth Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. by Rev. Glenn Ktrkpatrick. THE FOLLOWING MERCHANTS URGE YOU TO GO TO CHURCH DAVIS CLOG STORE "Clothing for Moderns" 202 E. Main St. Glenvllle, W. Vs. G Fern) SALES Ford Sales & Service Robert B. Chapman Mm St. Glenvflle GLENVHJ, E MIDLAND CO. Clothing for the Whole Family Main St. Glenville KANAWHA UNION BANK Complete Banking Service Member FDIC Ph. 462-7341 DRAKE's QUAKI STATE SERVICE Bulk Guole, Fuel Oil LubHcatin8 ells and 8reuu Ph. 462-7868 Baldwin. 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