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8 Tim Cdmsville Democrat/Pathfinder October 2. 1975 A reunion was held recently incontract to build it and Phillip Reaser I,.r.:,t/ , hiltlr,:zl, thr~:,: Mc(;artm;v ~ ,,=s,o,-o ~,~c, a=,o~'~-~ Gilmer County of former students, made the boards. Frank Brannon. thechildren and one Moss boy are pupils "~.;... x~ ...... "~ ....... ' :'~ #' facultyand friends of the one-room old first teacher was followed by R.E,L. who are descendants of people who ~u WESTON ANO G*ULeVBR,DGE 1 Upper and Lower Spruce Run Schools. Reed in 1885. Enna Lorentz 1886-87,have lived in this community since the | "\ ~ ~-~ TURNPIKE TRAIL ACCESS $1TEJ~ ~.*'~" Mrs. Mary Harvey of Linn. one of the Morgan Brooks 1888. Roller Brooks first school was built pricJr to 1866." ~" organi re of the reunion, submitted 1899. Luther Brannon and French The Lower Spruce Run School was ~ ~ ~,) ~ brief historical accounts of the schools Wiant 1890, Columbus Hinzman built about 1906. according to Mrs. t, t ACCESS *~eA to this newspaper. The account 1891-92. Myrtle Arnold 1893. Clara Harvey. and was named Persimmon .,.,~ '" .... ~1~,~ : describing the Upper Spruce Run Brown 1894. John Fishbach, 1895-96.Grove School. It was built on the I.W. School was written in the late 1930's Oma Stout 1897. John Miller 1898. Oma and Esta Reaser farm just above the (~ ----~ ~ by a former teacher, Kathlean Stout 1899. Levi James 1900. Nell mouth of Spruce Run. with 20 students ~i/" / Rinehart. Portions of the account Brannon 1901. Nora Beall 1902. Cothaattending and only one teacher. The J~([ ., IBULLTOWN HISTORICAL L :~ I OVERLOOK AREA _ follow: Brannon 1903. Nora Yerkey 1904-O5. school was torn down in s, ' BULLTOWN CAMPING "The Upper Spruce School is Earl Taylor 1906. Thad Miller 1907, 1936. Mrs. Harvey does not know the located five miles south of Glenville on Julia Hays Evans 1908, Riley Murphy names of teachers of the school. ~ ' Spruce Run. about two m/les from 1909, Neva Riddle 1910." ,~.~ i~ ~~ ~! l Cedar Creek... across the creek from "In 1910 it was thought advisable where Bloody Run joins the Spruce to build a new school house. . . on land BE I~b Road," bought from Elmer Furr. The old school The early histry f the schl is huse was repaired' ramdeled and l~iTChe~fi a~nn~e! ~~ '-~ obscure, however it is known there used by E.T. Lorentz as a store building web a school earlier than 1866 at the until 1934. Since then it has been used "r ual eating of the head of Spruce Run on what was as a residence by Louis Hanson." st known was the School House Fork. "The first teacher in the new Calhoun-Gilmer Distributive Education ~ r,--" ~" This chool was known as the Spruce building was Neva Riddle. John E. Hays Club was held September 24. SUN ACCESS AREA Nominations were held for the Fork School No. 9 and the first teacher, was county superintendent. Teachers . was William Schiefer who taught in were: Miss Reed Kennedy 1912. offices of President. Vice.President. ~ 1882. Schiefer was followed by G.A. Blanche Furr 1913-14. Bonnie Lorentz Secretary,Treasurer, and Press ~- '~, Dunh3p in 1869. William Steel in 1870, Keith 1915, Ona Furr 1916, Resale Agent. ~~ ~ R.E. Hays 1872-75, Marilla Campbell Langford 1917, Mamie Reed Kennedy Those elected were: President, ~_.~____~..~_t.oo~ 1874 was probably the last teacher in 1918, Pearl Kelley 1919-20, Riley Donna Wilson of Grantsville: Vice.Pre- ~ the first building. Pupils from Duck Murphy 1921-22. Ethel Mitchell sident, Pamela Jones of Glenville: '~ (~ Run, Bull Run and Spruce Rtm were 1925-26. Maysel Luzader 1927. Ancel Secretary, Brenda Richards of [~ ~, ~ | attending this old school when theReed 1928-29, Augusta Hersman Glenville; Treasurer, Vicki Hacker of ~ L____DAM " (,,, building was torn down in 1874." 1930-31. Ella Dobbins 1932. Ancel Reed GlenviUe; and Press Agent. Dabble ,, / For the next five years there is no 1933, Kathleen Rineheart 1934-35. Wood of Grantsville. ~ ~, record of any school on Spruce. but in Kathleen Westfail 1936. Robert The officers also participated in the ~ ~'AILWATER FISHING 1880 Nelly Cain taught a subscription McClain 1937." Calhoun County High School Home- A~E~ school in E.T. Lorentz's kitchen.""The enrollment at present is 23 coming parade. The car which was Map provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shows Riffle Run Access Area where area "In 1883, a second school house with Kathlean Rineheart teacher and used in the parade was donated bymarina und campsites relocated [see related story, page 1] from Btdltown Area. was built.., at the fork of Bloody Run Everett Moss custodian. The popula- Lemon Brother. Inc., of Grantsville. and Spruce Run roads and was knowntion is principally of the premanent Decorations were made by Tease as No. 17, on a lot owned by E.T. type as most of the residents own their Miller and Emma Vaughn. improve control of temperature and Lorentz. Thomas Yerkey had the homes. Three Rhoades children, threeWhat is DECA? Distributive turbidity at a reasonable cost." Education identifies a program of Smith explained that the plan ................................................................................................... instruction which teaches marketing, involves a box structure attached to merchandising, and management, the upstream face of the dam with one DECA identifies the program of Youth or more high-level release outlets Standing Timber or Activity relating to DE-Distributive capable of passing water flows of , Education Clubs of America-and isabout 2.000 cubic feet per second, Timberland designed to develop future leaders for In response to complaints from ALSO MEN WITH TRACTORS OR HORSES TO SKID LOGS marketing and distribution, fishermen and other users of Elk River DECA is the only national youth downstream from the dam. the Corps YEAR AROUND HAULING FOR LOG TRUCKS organization operating within the has been studying ways to alleviate CALL OR WRITE nation's schools to attract young temperature and turbidity problems people to careers in marketing, associated with the bottom water Mark Ellis merchandising, and management, outlets at the dam. Forester Questions concerning DECA or The West Virginia Legislature also Cooperative Education should be passed a resolution proposing certain COASTAL LUMBERCOMPANY directed to Mrs. Cinda Echard. changes, including installing of ! Teacher-Coordinator-Advisor, at the multi-level water outlets. P Oaox2t8 i Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center Grants- Smith told Randolph that the Gassawav26624, West Virginia [ ville, or by phone 354-6151. alternative plan "offers advantages Phone: 304-364-5986 -= . over adding a mo:'e traditional ! selective withdrawal structure to the .................................................... ; .......................... : existing dam." He said an evaluation of the degree of control that can be expected from for Auto I~llf'~f~r,~,o I~f~l[~|,l~ the alternative plan should be rflUUU |VlUI[ I I[ .... ' .... completed by December of this year. Following structural design, deve- fo r H o m e I m _- lopment of cost estimates and coordination with state and federal for Personal 33-ttg-4mileswestofWuton agencies, a tentative plan wig be The Army Corps of Engineers is selected about March, 1976. Smith A Complete Selection of Quality Built Homes considering an alternative plan for stated, for ALL PUR 12-widu 14-widu double widu multilevel water releases at Sutton He added that if this plan receives and modular on display Dam that it believes may significantly favorable recommendation, and draft Each home fully displayed and lighted for your improve water temperature and report and draft environmental impact shoppin coavenience turbidity conditions downstream, statement will be submitted to the This disclosure was made in a Corps Cincinnati division office for Free Washer ud D sr with Purchase of New Mobile Home, recent letter to Sen. ]ennings review and comment. Uatll Aultmt 31, 1975. Randolph. D-W,Va.. from Col. Scott B. He said that field reports and Final Open Weekdays 8:00 - 7:30 Smith, district engineer at Htmtington. environmental impact statement on the Phone 269-1510 Smith said it's too soon to draw from plan could be completed by December. Member of W.Va. Mobile Home Association conclusions, but added that the plan 1976. "may offer a means to significantly "'It should be noted." Smith told Randolph, "'that the US. Fish and ~1~ ~B Wildlife Service has stated that the mBBBBIBBB~IBBBBBmmBIIIIBBBBBBBnBBB~B~mmBB~-- BBBBBBII benefits to be anticipated from U adequate control of temperature. Glenviile, W.Va. turbidity and flow fluctuations at Sutton Dam would be substantial. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1975 STARTING AT 9:00 A.M. "The development of the report is scheduled in anticipation of a favorable economic analysis." LOCATED IA MILES NORTH OF SUTTON, 4 MILES WEST OF F&LLS MILL ALONG LITTLE KMAAWHA RIVER, ~MILESOFFRT., OFFICE SLJ ON BLACKTOP ROAD. FOLLOW AUCTION SIGNS. / $r0cIr 12 COWS & 12 CALVES - COWS ARE 3 TO 7 YEARS OLD. - ] YEAR OLD REGISTERED HEREFORD BULL - HORNED 150 BALES OF SECOND CUTTING HAY ANGUS & ANGUS CROSS COWS C, rr IM~Y Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Carr, 73. of Chloe, Calhoun County, ! - M INTERNATIONAL TRACTOR , ] - H INTERNATIONN,, TRACTOR WITH BRUSH HOG, CULTIVATOR & EXTRA STEEL WHEEL$ who died recently at St. Joseph's 1 - PERGUSON TRACTOR WITH REAR MOWER (REBUILT), 1971 MASSEY FERGUSON HAY BALER//12 Hospital following an extended illness, INTERNATIONAL SIDE DELIVERY RAKE, OLIVER HAY CRIMPER, NEW HOLLAND MANURE SPREADER W/FORAGE BED (175 BUSHEL). were at the Stump Funeral Home 10 FOOT LIME SPREADER, 2 WHEEL FARM TRAILER W/16 FOOT FLAT, 14 INCH DRAG PLOWS, CULIPACTOR, HORSE-DRAtI~I September 26. HAY TEDDER WITH TRACTOR HITCH (8 FORK), INTERNATIONAL HAaMER MILL, CORN CRUSHER, FAIRBANK PLATFORM SCALES, The Rev. Herman llaynes officiated GRAIN DRILL, 2 ROW INTERNATIONAL CORN PLANTER (PULL TYPE) .... with burial in the Collins Community ~ FOR Ml/ Cemetery in Stumptown. Born in Perkins. Gilmer County, BUILDINGS C~I BE iNSPECTED BEFORE THE SALE - she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Ida Fitzpatrick McElwee. She 9 RODa HOUSE WITH COPPER PLUMBING, FORCED HOT WATER HEAT & CONVECTOR HEATERS. 2 BARNS ]4 X 50, SCALE HOUSE, attended the Knotts Baptist Church in GRAINERY. WOODEN SILO ( 14 X 28). CHICKEN HOUSE. TOOL SHED. MACHINERY SHED. CELLAR HOUSE. SatOKE HOUSE AND Orma. S~RAGEBUILDING; She is survived by two sons. (BUILDINGS MUST BE REMOVED BY OCTOBER 31. 1975) Hobart Carr of Chloe and Lawrence & ~ Madison Chloe of Madison: two 9 PIECE SOLID WALNUT DINING ROOM SUIT 2 OAK WASH STANDS OLD SINGER SEWING MACHINE, OAK HIGH BACK BED, daughters. Mrs. Helen Brown of B~D. SPRINGS & MATTRESS ~. GAS HEATING STOVE, GENERAL ELECTRIC COOK STOVE, SPOOL BED (OVER 100 YEARS OLD) Winchester, Va.. and Mrs. Betty 0INNER BELL. ,~IALL SPINNING WHEEL. ROCKING CHAIRS. 12 X IS RUG 9 X 12 RUG. TWO 12 X 12 RUGS ORGAN. Hoskins of St. Albans: six sisters. Mrs. CABINETS, DlsiAWASHER 6 POOT DOUBLE BOWL. SINK, LAVATORY, 6 FOOT BATHTUB, HUlLo BACK TRUNK, DRAPES, Barbara McCoy of Shinnston. Mrs. 2 SWINGS. LATIN CHAIRS BED SPLIT BOTTOM CHAIRS. STONE JARS BRASS KETTLE. IRON SALT KETTLE TWO.BURNER Sylvia Baggs. Mrs. Madge ]arvis of HOT PLATE, SWING SET, HOT WATER PUMP .. STILLARD SCALES, MODEL T WHEEL WRENCH. Vienna. Mrs. Arkie Clowser of Gassaway, Mrs. Velma Clowser and ~lbll ~0015 ~ ~.~. Mrs. Virgie Sands of Shock: and one HAND CORN SHELLER. RIDING LAt~I MOWER. 1000 FEET OF BLACK INCH PiPE. 40 FOOT EXTENSION LADDER. SLEDS brother, William McElwea of Murphey- TOW CNAINS, POWER SAW, POTATO SPRAYER, STEP LADDER ROTOTILLER, WATER PUMP. 1~ H.P. , POST HOLE DIGGER ville. HMAD CORN PLANTER , BINDERS PITCH FORKS , MATTOCK , SLEDGE HA~tER , SI]UARE HAND ~W , HAY KNIFE. She was preceded in death by her husband. Forest Carr. imnlunBammnmun _ MANY OTHER ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACODENTS OWNERS: BILL & PAUL CURRENCE REASON FOR SALE: THE DAM HAS TAKEN THEIR PROPERTY LUNCH WILL BE SERVED CATTLE & MACHINERY WILL BE SOLD AT 12:00 NOON TER~S: CASH AUCTIoNEER: S~.Ji GARRETT PHONE: 269.1563 - ~:_mmummmmm~nmnmmmmmmmmmm Pencils Bic Pens Legal Pads File Folders Steno Pads Paper Clips Sales Books Scratch Pads Poster B.oard Rubber Bands Rubber Cement Tags and Labels El Marko Markers Bookkeeping Books Erase Clean Typing Paper Rubber Stamp Pads and Ink Manila Envelopes in Many Sizes .,.~ TyPewriter and Adding Machine FI: I' I Adding Machine and Cash Registe and many other itemS. When you need office supplies, rubl signs, and printing, come to the them all. i GILMER G 109 E. Main St. { Phone dh2