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Glenville, West Virginia
December 5, 1975     The Glenville Democrat
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December 5, 1975

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December 4, 1975 The Gienville Democrat/Pathfinder 9 Pearl Buck birthplace observes :Jr. Day Samuel D. Winer to head Dec. 4 thru 7 state heart fund drive distance to the "Stulting House", the home of Pearl Buck's mother's family and the spot of the famous author's birth in 1892. The neighborly visit always took place on December 6, St. Nicholas Day. This occasion was the big holiday of the year for the Stultings who had emigrated to America from Holland in 1847. According to Dutch legend, the day was named in honor of the old, gift hunters, the museum's gift shop will feature many hand-crafted products made in Pocahontas County, including handmade Christmas Tree ornaments and wreaths. A rare Pearl Buck commemorative bottle, souvenir spoons, letter-openers, cloth Bicenten- nial calendars and autographed Pearl Buck books are but a few of the sifts available. These crafts have been made by local women for the benefit of Heart Association fund raising drive. During the coming months, Mr. Winer will be assisting local county campaign units with their fund raising activities. He'll also apeak to a number of state organizations about the work of the tieart Association both nationally and statewide. Mr. Winer received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Marietta College. He has been I)i~,,*m~mshed 'v~,est Virginian in 1972 ~a]ed [iJr