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December 12, 1975

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testing from the headquarters Security Offices Weeks testing of in the County High Sestrap and leaders, the given is an measures the to perform tasks. The be used by the counselors to in which Was coordinated of Kenneth ReSources Coordi- Ca reer the interest of the program, Mr. :h the use of Students may be areas where because of their to express the thanks to Mr. of the Clarksburg Securtiy, Miss ;test monitors Roger ~l(iddy; and the staff School for their local schools can provide the students in meeting set by the Health Development there will be discuss the Health application on 1:00 p.m. in the Room of of Welfare, 1900 ,~ast, Charleston, in this law are encouraged to theier views. The conducted by Tinder of the who is rnor's Health Articles of and the studied at all Planning a~d=~ l ~ ~,~ and the Medical Copies will the Depar ent of Barbare Williams wire Extemie= Agent With ristmas in the air (and on the air}, in addition to all my consumer-oriented discussions lately, I've been fasdnated by a recent "biggie" on the department store circuit. For a few dollars, friends, you can be the proud owner of a pre-trained pet rock. Yes, you reed it correctly..&nd why not? ~Tmt better companion could you have? Already housebro~, no shots required, and yonr rock is guaranteed not to jump on vL~tors. Thet is, indeed, far out- but not to be outcbne by tbese business persoas, Mrs. Fun" and I have dedded to go into the rock acce~ories line. We will offer ~ items for sale as fur(r} lined jackets for rocks; leashes for rocks; and. the favorite of every well-dressed rock tl~ season, rock jewelry. So you've been given a pet rock. but are too stone-broke to lavish it with gifts? Well, don't let your spirits hit rock bottom - you can take it for grardte that we've even got something that you cen afford: a tiny bowl Filled with miniature growing herbs. Yes, friends, a reek garden (aud that slmuld boulder over!}. 1 have been watchin faces as I browse through the stores, and something really bothers me about the profusion of peoide jamming the checkout lines. Maybe you can help, or, at least take notice of all these folks. I'd estimate that g0% of them are perfectly n~eralde, makes me renlly sad. If ever a time of year should be Imppy, it's the C]lristmas saas(m. Joe Hicknmn says that what the world needs now is more corn, so ff you'll allow me (since, as I often ~ you. it's NIY colunm), share a smile with the next unhappy-lool I vson you see. It just may make his or her day. Thursday - Every third Thursday of the mo~th, CAA Youth Council hold meetings at 3:30 p. m. at CAA buildins, tS Church Street. Friday - Dec. 12 at 7:30 p, m., meetin of C_mm y Traders. Frklay - Dec. 12, The C~er County Homesaakers Club wm sponsor a Holiday House at the Recreatkmal C~mtor. Everyone is welcomed, from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m, A silent auction, doer prizes and Christmas crafts is scheduled. Lunch will be served at noon and costs S2.00 a person. Friday - December 12 at 7:30 p. m. the Re -ed School employees of Gilmer County will hold annual (]wJstmas meet I in social room of Glenvtlle Presbyterian Church. Saturday - Dec. 13 at 7:30 p. m. The G~mer County G~pal Singers Association will sponsor a county ~lng at the Recreational Center. The Buckhannon Harvesters and Pilots Quartet of Nicholas County are featured. Monday - Dec. 15, Gilmer County Shrtners Ladies ~ D~ner at 6 p. m. at Aonrad Restaurant. Wednesday - Schedule for Hying Book Express, Nurmantown Grade School: Dec. 17 from 1-3 p.m., and Dec. 17 & 18 at Glanvillo Main Street from 4-7 p. m. and 11-3 p. m. Thursday - Dec. 18, Covered Dish Supper, 6 p. m. at Leclmmy Community Building and Binso party sponsored by Senior Wednesday - Dec. 31. The Glonville Jaycees will spmmur a New Years Eve Dance, from 9 p. m. to 1 "s. m. Price per couple $12. Band: I. T. Brasse. Tickets are an sale now. Fur furtlmv infurma contact any Jaycee member. Clark Clark Ellis, 81, of 601 Walnut St.. Glenvi e, died at 3:30 p.m., Wednes- day, Nov. 26, in the VA Hospital at Clarkeburg following an extended illness. He was born at Weston, Nov. 18, 1894, a son of the late John B. and Mary Bird Ellis. On May 11, 1920 he was married to Vera Coberly, who survives, along with one daughter, Verna Dean, wife of Dr. Norman L. Sheets of Timonium, Md.; two granddaughters, Deana Kay and Stephanie Jan Sheets of TLmonium; one brother, Ray Ellis, Rantoul, Ill. Mr. Ellis had owned and operated a local filling station, and was employed for many years as an oil and gas field trucker. He was a member and Deacon of the First Baptist Church. and Army Veteran of World War I, a member of the American Legion, and was a former member and past president of the Gilmer County Court. Funeral services were held at the Spurgeon Mortuary Sunday, Novem- her 30 at 2:00 p. m. with Rev. Jay S]ater and Rev. Lewis Villars officiating, with interment in the Stainaker Cemetery. RayM. Cox Ray Meredith Cox, 88, of 629 W. Second St., Weston, died at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday. Nov. 25th in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. He was born at Cox's Mills in Gilmer County, Dec. 6, 1886, a son of Franz E. and Sallie Spiers COx. On July 4th, 1916 he was married to Mayme Bush Cox who survives. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Amy Clinger of Austin, Texas and Mrs. Lillian Alcho, New York City. N. Y., and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Ralph D. Cox, and two sisters Mrs. Roy (Het*de) Stalnaker formerly of Troy and Mrs. Zona Barnhart formerly of Boston, Mess. Mr. Cox was a retired employee of the Consolidated Gas Supply Corp. with 35 years of service. He was a member of Weston Lodge #10 AF and AM and was a Baptist by faith. Funeral services were held at the Floyd Funeral Home Saturday, November 29th at 1:30 p. m., with the Rev. Floyd Waldrop officiating. Interment in the Weston Masonic cemetery with Weston Lodge No. 10 AF and AM conducting graveside rites. December 11, 1975 Richard Richard Fairfax Hamill, 81, of Stafford, Virginia died Sunday evening Nov. 30, 1975, in Mary Washington Hospital. Fredericksburs. Virginia. after a brief illness. He was born in Elkins, West Virginia, Sept. 9, 1894, the son of the late Joshua Hamill and Clement Hepburn Hamill. He was married to Theo Wells, formerly of Glenville, who survives. Richard Hamill was a veteran of World War I and held the rank of first lieutenant. He was a teacher and coach at GlenviUe Normal School, Davis and Elkins College. Fairmont Normal School and also taught at Rice Institute, Houston, Texas and at Highland Park High School, Highland Park, Ill. He was also a free lance writer. Funeral services were held at Fredericksburg, Virginia on Wed., Dec. 3. Mrs. Ewing Mrs. Martyn Stump Ewing, 86, of 1603 Park Ave., died at 3 a. m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in St. Joseph's Hospital following a lingering illness. She was born at GlenviUe Sept. 19, 1889, a daughter of the late C. P. and Emily J. Stump, Her husband, Homer L. Ewin8 Jr., preceded her in death in 1945. Surviving are one nephew, Bennett Stump of Parkersburg and five cousins, two of whom live in Clarksburg, Mrs. Roy Bland and Miss Ruth Woofter. Mrs. Ewins was a member of the Clarksburg Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Sat., Dec. 6 with Rev. John Kack officiating. Internment at Stalnaker Cemetery. The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder 9 Pearl Collins Mrs. Pearl Collins, 67, of Tanner. died unexpectedly Saturday mo g, Dec. 6, at her residence. She was born at Tanner, daughter of the late Opha and Margie Miller Engle and was a member of the Trace Fork United Methodist church. She had resided in the Nobe community for many years and had operated a store there, moving to Tanner 14 years ago. Survivors include her husband, Adrian CoUins; three sisters, l-lallie Stout of Toledo, Ohio, Vera Marks and Katie Waggoner, both of Glenville, aild one brother, Edwin Engle :of Parkersburg. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Stump funeral chapel at Tanner with the Rev. Renal Roberts and the Rev. Terry Wines officiating. Burial was in the Collins cemetery at Stumptown. Battle Cry The first football cheer was based on a battle cry. Princetonians roared out a lusty "Sis, boom, bah" at the Rutgers-Princeton game in 1869. The shout derived from the rocket yell of New York's Seventh Regiment. Mammoth Meals The remains of mam- moths that roamed Alaska thousands of years ago are so perfectly preserved in the ice that scientists can iden- tify in their stomachs sum- mer plants on which the huge animals last fed. s el Br on Milk 1 jug - GLENVILLE SUPERETTE i i! held held its annual last Sunday, was held in and climax of this the Ceremony the Candlelight manger. This closed the Christmas music. year's concert for Christmas, a anthem, a a Mass by traditional carols. sparkling new Joy to the timpani with and the men's Were featured. assisted the music. They 'horter, piano; and Bruce Arlie Osborne ; Sherry beever, timpani; GSC Music Anderson was candlelighting to the an inspiration the Christmas of Choral COncert. contest prize will be Poetry Contest of Poetry, a poets. and on any for the other cash or Second place is director, response is who never work." Each included in the Anthology. entry forms are to: World of )t. 211, San 13.1l NOV '69 Form 20 I~ ~h Make sure you have enough money for Christmas gifts this year. Apply for a low-cost personal loon now. Our interest rates are low and you can repay the loon in small monthly amounts. Apply today. Use Our Free Porking Facilities Next To The Bank GLENVILLE, W.VA. Member FDIC II II 1973 Dodge Powsr Steering, Brakes, Air Cond., 4 door Ford Torino Power Steering, Brakes, 4 door Yellow 6 cyl., Automatic, Power Steering, 2 door 1972 Plymouth Fury III 4 Door, Power Steering El' Brakes, Automatic trans. 1970 Mercury 4 door, Low mileage, Pov r Steerir, g El" Brakes 2 door, 6 cyl. Galaxy 50O 2 door, Pov r Steering Brakes 4 door - Full Po Br, very deer=, local car. Dodge Truck Club Cab, Low milwge, Pov r Steering, Automatic warm. Dad while Mom is us. We will be open this week come in Et loaf with o'dock until t