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Page 10 A - Thursday, December 15, 2016 - The Glenville Democrat ton The Glenville Pathfinder - Glenville, WV 26351 Get" aldin e l'vl arks 462-7477 GREAT SHOT! -- Darrell Bush, age 94 of Bridgeport, originally of Cox's Mills, successfully shot a deer this year at his son Michael's camp in Gilmer County. It is his 66th year of hunting. Darrell began hunting in 1950 in Romney, WV. Darrell's family would like to congratulate him and to wish him a very happy birthday as he turns 95 ears old on ecember 14th. ! :~ ) .... :r $219.99 FROM (demilk' ~,:~cl~ l)a~ lortxa~t ITI Nora Meadows was my great aunt; she was Grandma Myrtle (Meadows) Minney's sister. Grandma Myrtle, and Nora's, parents were Mitchell and Sa- rah Ellen (Webb) Meadows. Nora married John Meadows,a son of Allen and Sarah (Rogers) Meadows. John Wesley Mead- ows (6-22-1878 to 8-5-1932) and Nora Eua (8-27-1878 to 8- 30-1950) were the parents of Claude and Ines. My aunt Cressie said Ines (1901-1905) died with diptheria. Dorsey (1909-1986) and Cecil (1915- 1944, killed in WWII). The family is buried in the Norman- town Cemetery. We have had real nice fall weather except there was not much rain and some farmers had to haul water for their ani- mals. Crooked Fork was dry except for some stale water holes. We have had some good soaking rain and are so thank- ful no floods. Grandson Bradley Turner drove up from SC and spent some time visiting family and friends. He did some chores for me and ate dinner with me one day last week. Grandson Ben Stewart has been transferred to TX. His company flies him home for his breaks. This week he had some fog and snow delays on his trip home. Daughter Marina and hus- band Roger took me to Charles- ton to see Dr. Hatfield this week. He said my macular degenera- ily tion is not active, my eye changes are age related. 1 cel- ebrated my 88th birthday last week .so it does make sense, but growing older is not a lot of fun. Brother Eugene recently had a lot of company. His son Steven, his wife andsix chil- dren, were home. Eugene's grandkids say Eugene makes the best pancakes in the worm He cooked pancakes and the works two monfings. I think they still rate his pancakes as the best. I have got some Christmas cards. It is always fun to get the mail at Christmas time and hear from so many people. Christ- mas cards are a little more work than ! want to handle right now, so like last yearl do not plan to send them. Money was really scarce when I was growing up because of the depression and we did not have a lot at Christmas. but we appreciated what we got. ! have been remembering some of the smells of my childhood.. 1 remember the smell of new shoes, fabric, and things when we opened an order that came in the mail. The smells of fresh cut stove wood when we car- ried in wood and filled the cook stove box flfll of fresh split fire- wood.The smell of smoke from the fireplace and cook stove and clothes boiling on the stove to sterilize and whiten them. I also enjoyed the smell of clean clothes dried outside on the FAMILY - John Meadows holding son Claude and Nora Meadows holding daughter Ines. clothesline.Wegrewuponbis- colder weather soon. That cuits.combread,andsometimes means we maybe making some home made yeast bread ,and big pots of soup and maybe when our church had an all day some yeast bread to go with it. meeting Dad would buy several This week I got my newspa- loaves of store bread fromthe A per on Thnrs. 1 haven't gotten it and P Store and f could smell on time in a long time~ I do that bread all over the house, know my children, but some- The weatherman says we are how their names on my Dec. to have ,some snow and much 8th column were mixed up. Part 2: On the Little Kanawha By Bradford I4:. Davis, Anotherexperience my fa- ther told me was as follows: "We were runnin' the river with two of us on the same raft. It was late, the first day's run. The moon was bright enough to see the shape of the hills. We knew where we were at. We were com in' to a point where we could tie up, and swing the raft 'round in the eddy. We oared the raft over 'til it was close to the willows. I could see the top of a big tree against the sky. To tie a raft, you take two turns 'round a tree and let it slip down, or the rope will break. I took a length of rope in my hand. I jumped as hard as I could. Thought I'd land on the banL I landed in the water and went straight down.Must've been ten feet. When I come up, I couldn't see a thing. The raft was still in the current. I didn't have much time. I still had the # 1i~#I Thursday Fdday Snt. ay Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Mostly SureLy lhaly Cbudy R~in Likely S~w ~o~ibb Mostl~ Cloudy t~aly CIt~dy P~r~l) CIo~dy 20/10 ~:25 ~/29 33/28 28/24 37:25 38/22 l orcc:lsl l l l l?l l l oI ii, I l'cak l:ishi,zHunfin~ l imc~ ]his ~,c~'k Days of the Log Raft of rec~, At ~ ~ ~ bit~edy at tour degrees ~. ~ Bost~. t5 &~ Mow m N~olL Conn. ~d Today *e will ~ mo~ty sonn) skies with a hi# temperature of 20". humidity of ~%. The recoat high temperature for today' b .74~ set in 2004. E.~pect partly de~dy skies t0mght with an ovcmighl low of 10". The reo~ low for tonight is (r set in 1977. Friday, skies wilI be p~rlly lo~dy with a high lempemlu~ of 29% humidity of 63%. Skies will be cloudy Friday night with a 50% chance of rain and s~w, overnight Io~ of 25L Expect elo~y skies S~m~y with a 6~.~. cMtrce of ran, high temperature of 48+, Thu1[:12-1:I2 1t:42q:42 ~ 3:~5:343:04-5:04 Fri i2:39-2:39 12:09.2:~ T~ 4:3t).6:~ 4:00.6:00 =S~t 1:37-3:37 !:07-3:07 Wed5:24-7:24 4:5.1-6:~ Stm 2:~4:362:064:06 , lZea) Fr~ 7:36a,~. 5:~p,m. 8:21p,m. 9:48a.m t:S ~t 7:36 a.m. 5:03 p.m. 9:25 p,m, lO:~t a m Sun 7:37a.m. 5:03p~. 10:28p.m. ll:13a.m. Mon 7:38a~.5:04p.m~ Ih28p.m. il:48a~m Fu~ l/,~ Tue 7:38a.m. 5:04 p,m. NoRi~ 123t pan, Wed 7:39~.m. 5:05 p~. t2:Ua.m, t2:51 p.m.