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November 4, 1976

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The Glenvl]le Democrat/ Pathfinder pts to dam New River B_fail Another effort to tame the wild River has been washed downstream. Congress recently turned down proposals for two dams on the waterway, one in Virginia. the other in North Carolina, near the border between the two states. Part of an ancient river system. the New River courses north from its birthplace in North Carolina, through Virginia. and into West Virginia. the National Geographic Society says. Its name is misleading. The river has been flowing along the same bed for millions of years. November 4, 1976 SAVE NOW AT-CALHOUN SUPER SERV iiii  Survived Uplift, Erosion Surviving the uplift and erosion that befell the ancestral Appalachians, the waterway has been dammed twice above the New River Gorge in West Virginia. But in many places the New still runs free. The battle over the dam in North raged more than ten years. American Electrical Power argued the need for more and flood control. li Opponents said the project would more power than it would create, well as ruin valuable farmland. sites, and a portion of river. It's easy to see why the New lrouses strong emotions. Parts of the offer incomparable vistas. Not long ago a visitor admiring the Gorge in West Virginia was by a weathered mount- who asked, "You ever been to Rockies? ''' When the stranger DRASTIC DON'T MISS IT.I PRICE REDUCTIONS! ONE WEEK ONLY Quantities Limited on Famous Whirlpool Products in- cluding Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators, Freezers, Electric Ranges, Dishwashers, Compactors, and More! It's your once-a-year chance to save bi b during Whirlpool's Official Fall Saving Sale. We have low, low prices on one-of-a-kind and limited quantity models PLUS special-purchase mer- chandise just for this event! Full factory warranty and service features on all Whirlpool merchandise, of course. Don't wait, shop early for the best selection of quality Whirlpool products...and tremendous savings! HERE ARE A FEW OF THESE GREAT VALUES. I that she had, the local man proudly, "Well so have I, and it no prettier than this." The river has been a slang since the 1700s when settlers followed its valleys search of a livelihood. In recent many of the same routes have seen people flowing outward, oportunity and jobs elsewhere. by Outdoorsmen Enthusiasm for the New has run strong among outdoor Hikers, campers, and boating find the river irresistible. One r the wildest rivers in Wast Virgiiia, challenges even the most skilled fan. Ii Elizabeth A. Maize, a National ographic staff writer, described a t trip on the New River in West rginia: "Suddenly a wall of water eke over us as we plummeted over a ge. Braced in the bottom of the raft, ,t,hrust my paddle into nothingness as ae river dropped out from under the at, We slammed into another ave;... "I shook the water out of my face B time to see a life-jacketed figure Bing swept through the foam. His own Dft picked him up downstream, none De worse for the roller-coaster ride, cept for losing his glasses, After h we ran 17 more rapid, oeuding the monster at Fayette iition-a narrow chute that you iear in BBeep, Bbreathtaking seconds." West Virginia's great white-water lip ends under the soaring girders of De New River Bridge, now under Dnstruction. Destined to have the rld's longest main-arch span-l,700 -it will rise B76 feet above the New ver Gorge. bridging the river but not ming it. income imit increased Statistics from the Farmers Home show that the rural program is continuing its pace increased home financing in Wast lrginia. The maximum adjusted family come has recently been increased am $12,90o to $15,600, which should ke more families eligible for low to erate rural housing loans. Persons siding in the countryside and in wns with up to 20,000 population are igible for FHA loans. Some 3007 families borrowed proximately $58,800,000 during the st fiscal year ending September 30 acquire new and existing dwellings. Information concerning rural hancing of new homes, rental housing ns of other programs administered the Farmers Home Administration y be obtained from the local county pervisor serving the area in which ie financing is being requested. promoted Russell S. Bush Jr.. 23. whose live in Tanner, recently was to Army staff sergeant while as a computer operator with U.S. Army Military Personnel Alexandria, Va. He is a 1971 graduate of Gilmer REFRIGERATORS 13.2 CU. FT., 2-DOOR, CYCLE, DEFROST, TWIN CRISPERS, ZERO FREEZER, DOOR SHELVES. 17.0 CU. FT., NO-FROST, 168-LB, FREEZER, 2- CRISPERS, SUPER STORAGE DOORS. WHITE ONLY s388 , *469 FREEZER, HOLDS UP TO 201-LBS MEAT PAN, ADJUSTABLE SHELVES . FREE DELIVERY . . 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ONLY 24"' WIDE 4-FAST FREEZE SURFACES. 15.8 CU.FT. UPRIGHT, HOLDS UP TO 553-LBS, KEY LOCK, DEFROST DRAIN, SUPER STORAGE DOOR. 18.2 CU.FT. CHEST, HOLDS UP TO 637-LBS. DEFROST DRAIN, KEY LOCK, PORCELAIN INTERIOR. =278 $339 LIBERAL CREDIT TERMS YO SAVE NOW PAY DISHWASHERS 4-CYCLES, PORTABLE, 2- FULL SIZE SPRAY ARMS, SELF CLEANING FILTER, SILVER WARE BASKET ON DOOR. CONVERTIBLE, 3-CYCLES WITH SUPER SCOUR FOR POTS AND PANS, RANDOM LOADING, NO PRERINSING, 2-SPRAY ARMS. UNDERCOuNTER, 5-CYCLES 2-FULL SIZE SPRAY ARMS, RANDOM LOADING, DUAL DETERGENT DISPENSERS. CALHOUN SUP :R-SERVICE III II GLENVILLE TWO BIG STORES TO SERVE YOU! 462-7308 , INC. GRA