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l}elber L. Davidson stand beside new street sign Fern stud her late husband, Rolly. City Council named block from to Howard. Rt. 1, Reedy General he was the and Vergie a timber a member of Wife, Lula Flesher. Lottie Mrs. Eunice ' Mrs. Becky ORie Dotty Scott grand- AUgust 16 at with the Burial Emery G. who died Thursday, Funderal Delbert he was the Lockard of the and of Local 565, I Wife, Trissia Mrs. Mrs. Juna Mrs. Mae James. Mrs. Mrs. Riche- all of Otis L. Joy of Paden Barker, and three by his of Tanner, to West Center son of with Corp. of was School State Parents, dith M. Donn a, ,! "% Among the millions of Americans now winding up their summer vacations, who will win the 1975 Slob of the Year Award? The Minnesota fisherman who left a campfire burning? The New York couple who left the plumbing in their rented cottage clogged without notifying the owner! The Illinois family that dumped its last- week's garbage intoa neath,/stream? If there were such an awa rd, none of these would be iR the running, according to the National Wildlife Federation, where compared to the family that shutters its summer home and drive r back rathe city leaving its pets behind. HOUSEHOLD PET$-mostly dogs and cats- are being abandoned by the tens of thousands this year, the NWF reports. Some are being "dumped" at country crossroads by owners who can no longer afford sky-high price of pet food. Others are turned loose when their owners move into new apartments that ban pets. Whatever the cause, the o mers usually rationalize that it is more -1975: It's enough to make Betsy Ross drop a stitch-the astonishing rate Americans are Imrtin$ out more flags. Or. anyway, bulling them to be ready for the big celebrmians planned everywhere for the nation's 20Oth birthday next year. Deli~ Flag makecs, avalanched by orders, are sewing up acres and acres M offieml red. white, blue, and not rest today's version of Old Glory. the National Geographic Socmty says. They're runaling all kinds of Stars and Stripes up the flagpole, two e4~pecially: the '13ets~ Ross" flag of 13 stripes--7 red and 6 white-.and a circle of 13 stars: and the "Benrdmgton" flag of 7 white and 6 red stripes and "76" on the tick] of blue under an arch of 13 stars. Old Glory's Ancostars. Real vexitlologists, or serious students of flags, also know all about the ancestors of the ,~tars and Stripe~: The "'Don't Tread On Me" rattlesnake Not Betssy Ross ? Betsy R~s. the Philadel~a :. ," with two more~ stars and s~'ipel,for Vermont and : Ke~tu~ky, but ,net without m~e c@n~sman's ~ow.q~mt that taking tirrm to autheri~ ~ Was "a cansua~mate pmee of r]v~ity. This lT>stril~r was ' ~ Spangled l nnertha t inspired FranCis Scott Key as he ~mtche~ the :t~dti~ fleet 10~t "bombs ~m~ i~ ~ Baltimore's Fort r~ary lrt IR12, Later that yore', former / av3r Captain" Samuel hesl r ' :ei ore' Congress' reffueSL ~ produ.~,-ad a h ~w damn, and far the of a tar t3 "humane" to abandon a pet than to flag, the"Appeal To Heaven" pine tr~e for each state added'offer the~orig~al turn it an animal .shaRer. flag, tim Mue "'Liberty" or Fort 13. :., -~, ~ Actually, Wildlife Federation Moultrie flag, and the Contin~ental l~erthel~" ~ T of atiotml points out, they are cre ing a Col rs, som called file Grand In 18~7 a 9-stria iSeg ': ffd .... All at p oblem-a new national problem.- Union ' 18 strip o er Carol= "' . ' : rather than solving one. - " ,These flags led George Washing- W ingt a Nav Yard nt .ox d "fled the Because househokt pets, cast loose ton s me~t~lto battle, n~t the Stars and Througl~ the !mat ~f tl~tnt~. ~~, ;' ~U--~ad to for tlmmsetves, must turn Stripes. Despite the famous painting. "therewas amo l ' in the wild or "feral" (fierce) in order to Waahingttm c, rtmaed the Celaware ing ot flag and, nob y mm ta l tda , 4 it survive. .md feral pets, pa cu u'l andar the Union flag. mind. Amet :an ,flags: , wild dogs ruimmg packS, This brennernot'only had 13 red and " " " ...... --' " menace to humans, to domesticated Abe ...... ~ .......... --- . animals, and.even to ~Ridli~. white ~rip~, buL instead of stars, it and sham Lmc~ ~s ~ caA~ - ~,~ ~d. gh~.......~., ou ,~,o, and THEY CAN KILL as many, as 5,000 flourished the familiar British Unima ........ morn ' . head of ca~e in just one st~te in a ~ackintheuppePteflcorner--asort~ Stars and, ~t~ .-,,~" ~ ~. ~ing~le they did in C~rgia - sa~te to the rebedling colonist~ everything from.aprv~m Wsst three yem-s ago. They can kill uphringiag a~ ~en. and nobody di~tin~i~he~'~ ~, v~r~. ~t~y sad Deborah. and Virginia. all at home;household -pets, goa , sheep, and The American Revolution had using them as ~ p~ ~aS'Sl~rt and one brother. Kennard of horses. And they can maim oveven beau going em two years beforeshirts. Northfield, Ohio. kill children, as many suburban somebody-n~onekn~wswho-suggest- Services were August 16 at Tanner police forces have t rned in r ceat ed th# pa.triaL~o~ght to have their own years, anti, real flag. United Nlethodist Church with the Rev. Pets mme~ predators also take a Then. on lune 14. 1777. the Second Glendon McKee officiating. Burial was toll of wildlife. Feral, dogs learn to Continental Congress decreed "The in Cooper Cemetery at Tanner. pick off pheasants, baby rabbits, Rag of the U~aiti~L States be 13 stripes and other sman animals. Deer are alternate red and white,, and the Union Herman [Bud] ~avert ,especiaU~ ~ to attack, hy dog ,, ~t3 stars~a ~ ~ r~pro~enting in whxter'beeatme the d ogs can =, - Herman P. {Bud) Calvert. 59, of Grantsville. died Tuesday, August 5, at the West Virginia University hospital following a one year illness. Born in Wetzel County, he was the son of the late Iohn Homer and Mary Glasscock Calvert. He was a superintendent for Consol/da~ Gas Co. at Cabot Station, and had been employed by the company for 38 years. He was a member of the Chelyan Lodge No. 158 AF & AM, Scottish Rites Bodies of Charleston. and the Shrine Temple of Parkersburg. He attended the Methodist Church. run on top of the snow crust while deer cannot. In Pennsylvania alone more than- 0 wlatte ail deer were killed by last winter. Overha all tke tmpleasant statistics is an e en wawseprospect- the threat of a rabies epidemic. The lifespan of aband oed dop and cats is es moated at lea risen'two years, .. but 'in tlkat most manage to. produce a titter or two, accor to NWF, aml the .fer l offspring never receive rabies shot . An estimated 15~O puppies and kittens- f~r where there will aever be home every honr. What done? He is "surviVed by b~,wife~ La~ ...... ' ReynolcLs Calvert; a son, Herman Paul. Jr.. at home; two brothers, Homer C., Jr., of Charleston and James Reyndds of Mannington: two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Bates of South Charleston and Mrs. Mildred Lantz of Pine Grove. Funeral servi were held Friday, August 8, at the Floyd Funeral Home at ' % eston with the Rev. D. Edward Bayer officiating, and burial was in the Good Hope Masonic Cemetery. Federation, an, NWF affiliate, recently looked at this tittI - understood dilemma and concluded-. Winter COATS New in stock (d skes) Ladies iever/ 'JAC Me=s & Loell Sbeve SIIIMTS Little |iris | PA/IT Some mir C/etles Se/e (We accept schsel enlm ) Ji epea of kis office at FIlOo Oa July Ist, 1915 for #be prancer d . Appointments reef be made by mll Friday II S a new ~ma~tio~." The navy took to the flag quickly, but:n t the army. Washington didn't set mm unfl 1783. Weno thoughtup the design? Nobody know~, although many believe it may have be~ a on~ member of Omgress ~amed Francis H,pkinson. In 17150 he billed the lawmakers for :'labours of ~mc~': including. he aaid~ designing the flag. He asked far, but w~s never paid, a Ouarter cask of wine. Congress explained otlmrs ware involved, but never s~ wlm. Pine "" f l l I I I I l I I