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? 8 The Glen vl~e_De_mocrat/Pathflnder Local DECA memberl November 27, 1975 0n L - R Sherry Mole= - Executive cJl Member DECA, Pare Jones - Vice President DECA, Larry Rskavisch - WDTV Commentator Cooperative Education students of the Calhoun-Calmer Career Center have been promoting their program and DECA {Distributive Education Clubs of America) during National DECA Week, November 17-22. The purpose of National DECA Week is to make the community more aware of n, , i,, DECA and the many benefits from being involved in DECA. Activities throughout the week included bulletin hoards, posters. displays, informing other students and the community about DECA, and the highlight, a live program on Wednesday, November 19, on WDTV, too many bills nearly driving you nutty? HELP CRACK THOSE NUTS! If a whole lot of monthly payments are stacking up on you, a consolidation loan from us may be your answer. We can pay them off and refinance them into one lower monthly installmentl ARE THE BIG GAME HUNTERS GETTING TOO BIG BECAUSE YOU R POSTED NOTICES SLUSHED AWAY IN THE LAST MONSOON !RA|N? TAKE HEART II I I III GILMER GRAPHICS now has WEA Tf:IER-PROOFED POSTERS \ Primed with: NO HUNTING; NO HUNTING without written permission; Et NO HUNTING or TRESPASSING-- they sell for 10 cents each, 3 for 25 cents and 12 for $1.00. Also, have signs made to order. See us for more info. r~the~ \ The dreamcan still come true. Channel 5. in Weston. All DECA members made the trip to Weston. While there the students enjoyed a tour of the facility, viewed the various operations involved in a television studio, and received many long-awaited answers to many interesting questions. Directors. cam- eramen, and broadcasters welcomed the questions from students and answered them throughout the day. Pare Jones of Glenville. Vice President of DECA and Sherry Moles. Executive Council Member. from Grantsville. appeared on the Com- munity Awareness Program at 1:20 p. m. on Channel 5 on Wednesday. Larry Rakavisch, Channel 5's commentator. asked questions concerning National DECA Week. purposes of DECA. and how it relates to the distributive program and the communilT. Students were accompanied by Mrs. CAnda Echard, Chapter Advisor and Tea- cher-Coordinator of Cooperative Ed- ucation. Donna Wilson, President of the local chapter, was unable to attend due to illness. Many activities are being planned to promote DECA in beth Calhoun and Gilmer Counties. One such activity is a bicentennial beautification proiect. Students are busy preparing a packet of ideas to be used in helping local businesses promote the bicentennial. This packet will be distributed to all other DECA chapters in the state. DECA extends a sincere thanks to the local businesses and new media for all their cooperation. Anyone wanting further information on DECA or Cooperative Education can contact Mrs. Cinda Echard at the Calhoun- Gilmer Career Center. Rotary Golden Anniversary Ball attracts 150 President Delmar K. Somerville reports that the Seth Golden Anniversary Ball of the Glanville Rotary Club, held Saturday night at the Recreation Center, drew some 150 to the affair. Dancing to the music of "Dusty" Rhodes and his orchestra was throughly enjoyed, Special guests were Mr. and Mrs. Tony Blinn, the past president of the Weirton Rotary Club. He spoke briefly. Mrs. Blinn is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Denward "Buck" Jamison. formerly of Glenville, now of Weirton. "Buck" accompanied his daughter and her husband to Glenvflle for the occasion and for visiting with relatives and friends. During an intermission, Don Barker, Rotary member, was awarded a rubber duck for having sold the most tickets for the ball. p.m., December 17, at Normantown President of Calmer Graphics, served as toastmaster. He presented Don President B. K. Clay. He congratulated employee of the coal industry and also Hiney Cemetery. Turner, local official, urges all members to attend this important meeting. WYU offers graduate courses at five Iocatbas Registration for off-campus credit courses for students pursuing gra- duate studies will be held December 8-12 at the local WVU Extension office " '" I III I Coy bides Hinkle Funeral services were held November 20 at 2:00 p. m. at the Spurgeon Mortuary here for Coy Rhoedes Hinkle. 60. who was killed in a gasoline truck accident near Sisters- vine Tuesday, Nov. 18. The Rev. William G. Kniceley and the Ray. D. Edward Bayer officiated the services with interment in the Sand Fork Cemetery. Mr. Hinkle. who resided in Washington. W. Va., was born in Gilmer County. Aug. 4, 1915, a son of the late Charles Lee and Leafy Rhoades Hinkle. who survivies. He was employed by the John's Oil Co. of Parkersburg and was a member of Rockland United Methodist Church near Belpre. Surviving besides his mother, are his widow, Eva Mae Burk Hinkle; one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Purees of Marietta; one son, Coy R. Hinkle, Jr., of Belpre; one sister, Mrs. Ileen Furr of Bridgeport, W. Va., and three grandchildren, Gall Lynn and Brian Lee Lydick and Ronni Annette Purees. Roscoe Pu Roscoe R. Parsons, 71, of Mt. Zion, Calhoun County, was dead on arrival at Calhoun General Hospital here Thursday, Nov. 20. He was born in Calmer County, son of J. P. Parsons of Mt. Zion and the late Melissa James Parsons, was a retired employee of the West Virginia Dept. of Highways, member of Granteville chapter of the IOOF and Rebekah Lodges and Spencer IOOF Encamp- ment. He was also a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. In addition to his father, survivors include his wife, Edna E. Parsons; one daughter. Mrs. Richard Starcher of Barberton. O.; six sisters Madge Jarvis and Eva Moore. both of Mt. Zion. Pearl Minney of Lockney, Mary Hart of Belpra, Lula Conley of Huntington and Mapol McKinney of Vienna, Va.; and two brothers. Dace Parsons of Arlington, Va., and Disco of Normantown. Services were at 2 p, m. Sunday at Mr. Zion United Methodist Church. with the Rev. Glendon McKee and the Roy. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. IOOF and Rebekah Memorial services were held in the Stump funeral home chapel at 8:30 p. m., Saturday. wBtam o. WriSt William O. Wright, 56, St. Marys, died at his home on November 16. He was bern at Tanner, a son of Mrs. Sadie Bee Wright of Glenvflle, and the late William W. Wright. He was a member of St. Mary's United Methodist Church and was a ve ran of World War H. He had been employed at the Ormet Corp. One brother preceded him in death. Surviving in addition to his mother, is his widow, Mrs. Dorthea Lambert Wright; three sons, Timothy L. Wright, Theodore. Ale., Sgt. Thomas D, Wright, serving with the U.S. in the Courthouse Annex, the Graduate Marine Carps at Camp Lejetme, and Center at Jackson's Mill, or any of the Larry Higgins of Sistersvilla;" one other 54 Extension offices in the state, daughter, Jennifer Lynn Wright, at For resident graduate students the fee is $15 per credit hour and $70 for non-residents. After Dec. 13 a late registration fee of $10 will be added. First classes will meet January 5-9. The last day to register is Jan, 16. Nov. 21-2/named Fam.Ofy Week Mid-semester week will be March 3-9. Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr., has class meetings will be held April proclaimed the week of November 21 Some 20 courses are being through November 27 as FARM.CrrY at Jackson's Mill; six at Davis WEEK. Elkius College, two at Braxton In the proclamation, Governor high school, and one each at Moore pointed out that farmers and psher high school and urban people make up the two great Barbour high school, elements of our society and that each Details may be obtained from the person would benefit from a better l Extension office or from Dr. Helga mutual understanding of their pro- Shay, Coordinator, WVU Graduate blares and activities. Jackson's Mill. Agriculture Commissioner Doug- lass, commenting on the proclamation SAVE GAS said "The diverse nature of West Virginia's agriculture and distribution of its people aid considerably in JIM WEGMANN, INC. Your Authorized Volkswagen Dealer 1710 14rh St. Parkersburg, W. Va. 485-5451 maintaing a beneficial level of understanding between our farmers and urban people. However, I believe that eachgroup needs to be constantly reminded of its dependence on each other and the benefits that can be obtained from a friendly relationship and mutual understanding." Girl originally meant a child of either sex. Local visits the home: five sisters, Mrs. Ernestine Anderson, Rainelle. Mrs. Rachael Curry and Mrs. Virginia Lydick of Glenville, Mrs. Wilda Woodward, Alexandria. Va., and Mrs. Dessie Gibbony of Cleveland, O.; two brothers. Harvey Wright, Front Royal, Va.. and Willard Wright of Glenville; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held Nov. 18 at the Ruttencutter Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Arkansan officiating. Burial was in the IOOF Cemetery. A. H. [Skipper] Floyd A. H. (Skipper} Floyd. 85. a former Parkersburg resident who had been residing at the IOOF Home in Elkins for the past few years, died there Tuesday evening. Nov. 18. Born in Calmer County. he was the son of the late John H. and Virginia Killingsworth Floyd. He was a retired auto salesman, was a member of the IOOF Lodge No. 28, belonged to the Paran Encampment No. 3, the Canton Encampment No. 6, and Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 1. He is survived by a sister. Mrs. Gladys Crooks. of Barberton. O.; and by a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife. IOOF memorial services were conducted at the Kimes Funeral Home and were followed by funeral services conducted by the Rev. John F. Bowyer. Burial was in the Mt. Hope Cemetery at Peru, Ind., on Friday, Nov. 21. Archie McHenry Archie W. McHenry. 70, of Linn. died Friday evening in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital at Weston after an extended illness. He was born in Gilmer County, son of the late Lee and Madge Messenger McHenry, was a former employee of the W. Va. Dept. of Highways, a former employee of the coal industry and also a member of Ellis Grove Methodist Church. Survivors include six sons, Junior of Nitro. Eugene of Akron, O., Charles of Neff. Pa., Jackie of Glenville, Wayne of Morgantown. Larry of Linm three daughters, Mrs. Earle Carte of Belle, Miss Marie McHenry of Linn. Mrs. Kyle Shoulders of Adriam two brothers, Buster McHenry of Linn and Gaff of Florida; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Moneyponny and Mrs. Beryl Lowther, both of Linn, and Mrs. Fern Frashure of Alum Bridge; 20 grandchildren; three great-grand- children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Mae Carr. Services were at 2 p. m. Monday at Spurgeon Mortuary here, with Ministers Gene Kirby and Kenneth Cruik___shank officiating. Burial was in Hiney Cemetery. Twelve discussion of associated with. 1855-65 by Mrs. ] Nelson Wells, was the the Gilmer Mrs. Mick and researched papers of Col. and his biographer their program. records for the Church for a are in the Bank. They reveal which the lived. These show the bitter between Some even went so assassination group of Catholics. Col. 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