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Joe Manchin receives State Chamber's endorsement The West Virginia State Chamber of Commerce on October 5 endorse- ment of Joe Manchin for Governor. The Chamber's leadership, repre- senting its 5,000 members (who em- ploy over 1/2 of West Virginia's workforce) cited Manchin's commit- ment to job creation and his plan to assist small businesses in their efforts to provide health care to their workers are two of the many reasons why they took this action. The endorsement made history as Joe Manchin became the first ever West Virginia candidate for Governor to be endorsed by both the AFL-CIO and the State Chamber of Commerce. According to State Chamber Presi- dent Steve Roberts. "Joe has a long history, of being supportive of em- ployers and the need to create jobs for all West Virginians. As a small busi- nessman himself, Joe understands and can appreciate the needs of our organization's members. During the past four years as Secretary of State, Joe has shown how sound planning, good management and the use of tech- nological innovations can make gov- ernment more effective, accessible and service--oriented. The thousands of members of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce offer their assistance and talents to Joe as he -brings these same traits and initia- tives to the Governor's office. Gilmer County Senior Corner IIII Menu Oct. 28 - Cook's Choice Oct. 29- Halloween Party, Covered Dish, Bring a Salad or Dessert Nov. 1- Beef Stroganoff, Peas, Tossed Salad, W/W Bread, Apricots Nov. 2- Chicken/Dumplings, Mixed Vetetables, W/W Roll, Peaches, Cookie Nov. 3 - Meatloaf, Corn, Tomato Salad, W/W Bread, Pudding Swirl Activities: Bennett and SOy Monuments & Markers Inside and outside displays Grantsville • 354-6162 10-28- Crochet Class 10:00 am 10-29 - Covered Dish, ] 1:30 - 12:30 Halloween Party 11-1 - Covered Dish, 11:30-12:30, Set Back 11-2 - Tanner Satellite. Bridge, King on the Corner 11-3 -Choir 10:30 am, Set Back ring at Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004 --- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Page 9A Folk-legend Arlo Guthrie will ap- pear at Carnegie Hall West Virginia on October 30 at 8 p.m. Seats to this Carnegie Hall Special Event have been selling quickly. A sell-out is antici- pated, so patrons are encouraged to obtain tickets as soon as possible. The son of singer/writer/philoso- pher Woody Guthrie, who wrote the perennial "This Land is Your Land," Arlo Guthrie is well-knpwn for the vitality and variety of his perfor- mances. After establishing his place in musical history with Alice's Res- taurant, Guthrie continued to build his reputation as. a musician influ- enced by folk tradition and motivated by spiritual and social conscience• Guthrie bought the old Trinity Church of Alice's Restaurant fame, and it now houses The Guthrie Center and The Guthrie Foundation. Named for his parents, The Guthrie Center is an interfaith church that supports lo- cal service organizations and, in it- self, hosts service programs. The preserveendangeredreligionsandtra- GuthrieFoundationisanot-for-profit ditions by providing workshops and WILLIAM LYNN educational foundation that is housed information to the public. FARNSWORTH within the church. Its mission is to Guthrie's trademark laid-back per- William Lynn Farnsworth, 94,died ~~? ..... formance style promises an evening Oct. 16, 2004 in Baltimore, MD. of spontaneous enjoyment, where Born in 1910, Mr. Farnsworth was : audiences are often invited to sing the son of William Mark and Julie on,o n a oo,, o .o f,,r songs. Guthrie will be joined by Abe eral years in WV before moving to GuthrieandGordonTitcombforthiSBaltimore. ~~~,:;;~: Carnegie Hall performance. For more Survivors include his wife Deh)res .~::~ information,pleasecontact(304)645- Ward Farnsworth; and sons Micheal, .... ~. 7917. and Patrick and his wife June; daugh- program presented ter Jo Sines and her husband, Bud; This is with fi- nancialassistancethroughagrantfrom grandchildren, Patty Viola and her ~~, " theWestVirginiaDivisionofCuiture husband,Jim;Jean Brodie Farnsworth and History and the National Endow- and William Mark Farnsworth. ment for the Arts, with approval from The Rev. Douglas F. Jones offici- the WestVirginiaCommissiononthe ated at the graveside services at the Arts. The principal underwriter is Farnsworth Cemetery, ncar Troy. Antique Cabins and Barns. Sponsors are Harvey and Naomi Cohen. Con- MADELYN BEALL tributors are Robert and Genevieve HAYWOOD ARLO GUTHRIE .McCormick. A memorial service for Mrs. Shah By Senator Robert C. Byrd In West Virginia, we live by certain values: faith in God; love for our beautiful hills; love for our magnifi- cent country. The old-time religion is strong in these hills just like the old- time patriotism. West Virginia was created out of the crucible of the Civil War, and, just like both sides in that struggle, West Virginians have made it through hard times together. President Lincoln, who relied greatly on his faith, was once asked if he thought God was on the Union's side in the Civil War. President Lin- coln responded that he was not so concerned if God was on their side, but if they were on God's side. There is great truth in Mr. Lincoln's words. The United States is a great country because it was founded by men and women who believed in God and in the right to worship. They were on God's side. But today, some- times people of faith feel that they don't have a voice in the life of this nation. I understand that feeling. It's a frustration that we all share. There ought to be room in this great country for different views to be heard and discussed. Yet, sometimes politics gets in the way. What concerns me is when politi- cians and political organizations make use of religion to achieve blatantly political objectives. GOd does not favor the particular position of any political party. God judges us by the erty. They need food, clothing, and way we live, not by the way we vote. shelter, not broken promises. There are fundamental issues fac- Too many Americans are without ing this nation -- issues whose an- medical insurance. They need health swers may lie in the Bible's teach- care, not empty rhetoric. ings. But Scripture must not be used God has given us the toolg as well selectively to pursue one's political as the opportunity to move to a better program• Scripture makes demands day. But it is up to us to move the of us all -- demands of honesty and Earth closer to Heaven. As President humility, sacrifice, and caring for the John F. Kennedy said in his inaugural least among us. address: "Here on earth God's work The Bible, in the Gospel of Mat- must truly be our own." We need thew, teaches, "By their fruits, ye leaders who will do God's work here shall know them." But what fruits do at home, and there is much to do. we see around us? Our country faces great challenges. Today, eight million Americans are To meet these t:hallenges, to begin to without work. Good-paying jobs are heal this nation and, indeed, the world, being shipped overseas at a rate of America needs new leadership. We 34,000 a month, need a President who will turn away Across the country, 46 million from arrogance and imperialism and Americans are without health insur- return our government to "We the ance, including nearly 300,000people People." We need a President who in West Virginia. will put working families' priorities Nearly 36 million people live in at the head of the line, instead of poverty -- 1.3 million more than the opening the doors of the White House year before. The number of Ameri- to big corporate special interests. We cansinpovertyhasincreasedforthree need John Kerry as President. years in a row. I have known John Kerry 20 years. These are the fruits of the Bush I have worked with him in the Senate. White House. He shares our values --- faith in God, If a farmer had a tree that produced love of country, hard work, honesty, such sour fruit, I expect that he would belief in traditional marriage. It's time chop it down and plant anew. for our West Virginia values to he Too many Americans are unem- front-and-centerin the White House. ployed. They need jobs, not plati- On November 2, let us unite and help tudes. John Kerry put America back on the Too many Americans are in pov- right track. Madelyn Beall Haywood will be ob- served Sat., Oct 30, at 1:00 pm in the sanctuary at Glenville First Baptist Church. Mrs. Haywood was the daughter of the deceased Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Beall, Sr. Two sisters survive, Mrs. Yetive Young of Vienna; Mrs. Gwendolyn White of Clarksburg; two sons, John Haywood of Juneau, AK; William Haywood of Boston, MS; daughter, Judith Reeves of St. Petersburg, FL. Proud to serve GIImer GLADYS IRENE MESSENGER Gladys Irene Messenger, 88, a resi- dent of Crestview Manor Nursing Home in Jane Lew, formerly of Baldwin Community went to be with the Lord Sun., Oct. 24, 2004 follow- ing a brief illness. Miss Messenger was born January 29, 1916 in Linn, daughter of the late Albert ind Rosa Lee Richards Mes- senger. Miss Messenger wasahomemaker, and retired form Glenville State Col- lege. She was a Methodist by faith and a member of Upper Ellis Church. Survi ,ing, one sister, Winnie Frye of Linn; one brother, Lester (Sonny) Messenger, and wife, Virginia of Linn; five nieces, Sarah Smarr of Alum Bridge; Rosa Smarr of Linn; Linda Woofter of Kentucky; Helen Jones of Glenville; Virginia Clark of Ohio; five nephews, Steve Frye, Mike Mes- senger and Jack. Lowther of Linn; John Messenger of Glenville; Jim Lowther of Ohio. Preceded in death by three broth- ers, Virgil, Argil, and Everett Mes- senger, and two sisters, Nellie Collins and Steila Lowther, three nephews, Gary Messenger, Jerry Messenger and Ray Collins. Funeral services were conducted on Oct. 26, at the Ellyson Mortuary. Rev. Alan Neai officiated. Burial fol- lowed in the Hiney Cemetery. 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BBQ Sandwiches Daily -Milkshakes • Root Beer Floats • Muffins .Hot Pretzels • 8-Flavors of Hand Dipped Ice Cream • Waffle Cone --Black Cherty Soda -Strawberry cream ANTIQUES -Cream Soda -Root Beer Wood Furniture, Beds, Glassware, -omge C.mam Soaa Baskets, Stoneware, Soy Candles. -Coke SHOP IN AN OLD TIME ATMOSPHERE Hours: Mon. thru Fri. 11) am - 5 pm and Sat. 10 am - 4 pm CARL E. NICHOLS, M.D. 20-22 East Main Street • Glenville, WV Phone 462-8612 FALL HOURS AUGUST THROUGH DECEMBER OPEN BY APPOINTMENT Monday 2 pm - 8 pm Tuesday 8 am - 10 am & 2 pm - 8 pm Wednesday Closed Thursday 8 am - 10 am & 2 pm - 8 pm Friday 2 pm -8 pm Saturday 9 am - 1 pm Sunday Closed Closed Sat., Oct. 30 and Thurs., Nov. 4 GILMER COUNTY URGENT CARE WILL BE RELOCATING TO 101 COLLEGE ST. DURING THE FALL OF 2004 GILMER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GIRL'S VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK CAMAI ROBERSON G C H S Varsity Volleyball player of the week, Senior Camai Roberson, the daughter of Tony and Mary Hosey. Emma Bailey G C H S Varsity Volleyball player of the week, Senior Emma Bailey, the daughter of Everett and Patty Bailey. Sponsored by Glenville Foodland Mon.-Sat. 7 a.m. - 9 p.m,. * Sun. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Foodland Plaza • 462-5463 ) This three year Levy is a continuation of the current levy and will not raise your taxes. Collected fees are used to support Gilmer County Ambulance Service and Giimer County Volunteer Fire Department to purchase supplies and needed equipment. Members are: Karen Arbaugh, EMT-P Don Bailey, Asst. Chief Jason Bailey, Fireman/Trn. Officer Marshal Blake, Fireman Ed Balzer, Fireman Jeff Chapman, EMT-P Amy Collins, EMT Wesley Collins, EMT-P/Fireman Melvin Conner, Fireman Russell Cottrill, Fireman Shannon Davis, EMT Dean Dulude, Fireman i Richard Dorsey, Asst. Chief Buster Isenhart, Fireman George Frymier, Captain Charlie Gregory, Asst. Chief/EMT-P Nathen Hendershot, Fireman Dusty Hem, Fireman Jerry Hess, Fireman Martin Hess, Leut. Mike Hess, Fireman Dave Hoard, Leut. Brian Hodge, Fireman Josh Holmes, Fireman Tom Hughes, EMT-P Billy Jenkins, Leut. Rick Johnson, EMT Susie Kirkpatrick, EMT Leroy Lang, Fireman Rob Lowther, Asst. Chief Bobby Moore, EMT/Fireman Donna Moore, EMT Mike Moore, EMT/Fireman Kathy Nicholson, EMT-P Stephen Parsons, Junior Squad Brian Peggs, Fireman Buddy Peggs, Fireman Frank Postalwait, Fireman Gary Radcliff, Fireman Jimmy Radcliff, Leut. Rick Radcliff, Captain Tom Ratliff, Leut. Jack Rhoades, EMT-P Ed Riffle, Fireman Jerry Robinson, Leut. Eric Rogucki, Fireman Wendell Beall, Fireman Frank Rogucki, Fireman Shane Rose, Fireman Gary Singleton, Fireman T.J. Sirbaugh, EMT-P/Fireman Danny Stump, Leut. Kenny Stump, Fireman Robert Stump, Captain Eric Squires, Fireman Sara Stalnaker, EMT Ben Stewart, Fireman Mark Summers, Leut. John Talbut, Fireman Jim Tatman, EMT/Fireman Jack McCartney, Captain Martha Tatman, EMT/Fireman Sherman McCullough, Fireman Mark Travelstead, Fireman Jess McVaney, Asst. Chief Richard Turner, Captain Ed Messenger, EMT/Fireman Kevin Wiant, Chief/Fireman Casey Jones, Fireman Steve Husk-EMT Mike Moody, EMT-P We spend countless hours assisting those in need. Please help us help you, lives are depending on it! The advertisement paid for by the following: Patty Burkhamer, Larry Chapman, Reta Kight. Ed MeeNnger, and Sandy I: -ttit.