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\ I, Thursday, December 19, 1991---The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder--Page 5 FileS/Kyle Emerson Continued from page 2 stressed by our Lord, love which transcends all barriers. evil which seems to dominate everyday life, I found Weston's SJMH acquires laparoscopic surgery equipment lntheircontinucdeffontopro- covery time. Usually, the person vide the most recent medical ad- can return to work in three to four does prevail within the human race, and thatvances to local residents, Stone- through concern and thoughtful expressions of wall Jackson Memorial Hospital through our darkest of hours, has purchased laparoscopic surgi- any different form others who have suffered the cal equipment. This will enable When I asked the eternal question, "Why?" I'm sure I will surgeons to perform abdominal forthe remainderofmy life. I have felt that surgery without making large in- the while knowing full well that life isn't fair. I have cisions in the abdomen. Procc- yet have held on with the knowledge that durcs that can be performed this hope. Finally, when all else seemed to fail, I have way include removal of the gall- 'bars of the old hymn that tells us "We'll understand it bladder, appendix and pelvic With that promise comes the hope that enables us to nodes, routine gynecological pro- life do not stand still, not even for the tragic pain ccdurcs including tubal ligation and repair of inguinal hernias. during the funeral services, I listened intently e Shackle ford who was in charge of the services which Jean had served her fellow-man, and in that commandment which our Lord recognized as e they neighbor as thyself." When Rev. words of solomon the wise the attributes of the and recognized Jean as having fulfilled all those further corn forted. enUmbness associated with tragedy begins to wear off, I and must continue to strive to live a life that will do ory. When the times get rough (and I know that there times) I know that I will be able to thank God over ; provided me with a mate such as Jean, one who has years of marriage a period of happiness beyond even now, at this early time of considering the 10ss that the memory of her and her unfailing and Will be the balm to ease the pain. rofmy life closes, I am compelled to observe that in am not the first to have suffered the loss of a the last. However, I have come to realize the such a loss can anyone understand tragedy. Even as I evaluate the enormity of the t I have been showered with more blessings I, isn't that God's way with all of us? In laparoscopic surgery, tubes arc inserted into the abdomen which allows the doctor to be able to see inside. In the past, doctors actually had to look through the tubes that are inserted into the body cavity. Now, a tiny video camera is inserted through one of the tubes. One member of the surgical team is the camera operator. That pcr n's sole responsibility is to keep the camera ai mcd at the place where the doctors are working. There arc two television screens connected to the camera, one on each side of the patient, so the two doctors who are performing the surgery can see what they are do- ing. The advantages oflaparoscopic surgery include a smaller incision, shorter time in the hospital, less pain after surgery and a faster re- da)s compared to three to four weeks using the open abdomen method. Not every patient is a candidate for laparoscopic surgery due to other health problems. Sometimes the abdomen must be opened after starting the laparoscopic proce- dure because the surgeon finds problems that must be addressed. Four members of Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital's sur- gical staff recently attended an extensive course of training to bc qualified to pcrlorm laparoscopic surgery. These surgeons are L. A. Almasc, M.D.. A. F. Gruspe, M.D.. Victor Villarrcal, M.D., and Frank Hartman, M.D. The anesthetists and operating room nursing staff have also bccn trained to assist with these proce- dures. The O.R. team has been assnstmg Joseph Snead, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, with arthroscopic procedures per- formed on knees and also has as- sisted other surgeons with diag- nostic laparoscopies and laparoscopic tubals for several years. With the purchascofthis equip- ment, a well trained surgical staff, and surgeons, it is no longer nec- essary for local patients to go out of town for laparoseopic surgery. Services/T. Luzader of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem emergency, and when the majority of the voters must those who have squeezed their buffalo there's no manure left in them and they must turn to pasture. Sorry but that is the way the ball bounces. the ball bounces, nine times out often the ones who drop it and to those who were so sure the levy would be crying in their beer I'll ask them to se to try to fool mother nature or to count the eggs are hatched. I realize this is a might out of time to be jolly and peace on earth and good will is not the mountains in the far distance that will of sand in your shoe, and that grain of sand the advantage of the life saver tithes that are needy and the only way to handle the problem is room told me "whatever I give, give in good faith Conings News/ argaret Radeliff462-8250 Fluence Matthews kept her doctor Argil is sure getting anxious to put appointment this week and got a good up the Christmas tree. I guess if we report. After seeing the doctor she don't put it up pretty soon Santa will went Christmas shopping. She didn't have been here and gone. Then it will get finished but at least she made a be too late. start. We would like to express our sin- Pam and Vicki Rastle and Michael cere sympathy tothe Emerson tamily, Radcliffwent to the mall last week- the Smarr family, Tate family and the end to do some Christmas shopping. Matheny family. They have all lost a The Conings Homemakers met for loved one this week. Our prayers are their Christmas meeung. I didn't get with them. to go but I am sure they had a good time. It is finally the last day of deer MomandlwereinGlenvilleThurs-season. So far Jimmy is the only one day to get Michael and his FFA fruit in our family to get a deer. He was orders. While there we did a little sure glad to have beat his dad and more Christmas shopping, brother. it the sins were on their heads, not mine." Around Camden Flats/Gladys Ellison 462.5446 forgive is divine. Our pathways are narrow and ...... ..... when I wrote that it was a disgrace when only ePliis lsgoingib- a]itiie elthis ]n alittl while: Ndt-gfigu voted on the commission's $214,000 request, week. Everyone is so busy and I hope have to shovel. :ving it seems to be the thing of the present. Just percent of Wood County voters turned out to lion-dollar bond, or one out of four--and the 24 two to one. The person who stays at home on doesn't want to have anything to do with the a lot more to do with crooked politics than he little sawed of runt who said, "the people to fear are with you but those who disagree with you and know." Remember man, woman, or child Sod gave the world on Christmas day. God y services will be, as always, ready to lend wherever the need arises to assure you a happy as we are. We don't have a lot of m-oney, but we do have a lot of love for everyone. Our son Allen Ellison, his wife Debbie and the grand kids, Chrissy and Mindi came in Friday from Eiyria, Ohio for an early Christmas. We were so glad to see them. They called back Sunday night and said they had about three inches of snow and still coming down. The snow we had this morning was nice, it.was very preuy and was Norvel's sister, Emma Henes, called Sunday night from New Lon- don, Ohio. They are moving to south- ern Ohio in the spring. Closer to us. They can come and visit more often then. Her huxboJld, Rick, is on dis- ability too. He hurl his back some time ago and had to have surgery. He,s better, but not able to work. We hope everyone hasa very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. ;!{ thoughts of the good things in people's minds to of preventive, so we'll start the new year in that Kelly Run/Rose Girardin again. The levy has passed, and the old way of doing .. The only difference is that we as a public will be the nose with our taxes. We still will bureaucracy, and red tape that benefits no one ;gravations. Well perhaps it is will stay in place uninterrupted. We will just the general election, to allow us the Cedarville News/JoAnn Woodyard 462-7093 Rena Griffith celebrated her 87th brought her a birthday cake and she birthday December 6 with her family, got telephone calls from her other two All enjoyed birthday cake. She got daughters and several others wishing several nice gifts and cards, her a Happy Birthday, also visiting Mr. and Mrs. Larry Greenlief and her was Jeanie Idleman of Holts Run, son of Weston visited her motherand Glenville. brother, (Mrs. Irene Brannon and Joe), over the weekend and the men folks Everett and Nora Stoneking had a deer hunted, bunch of hunters from Hurricane and Glad to hear Ruby Snyder made it Charleston. They deer hunted and had home from the hospital and feeling good luck. much better. If interested on going on the Ce- Nora Stoneking had a nice day darville 4-H hayride this weekend Saturday as it was her birthday. Her call 462-7093 or 462-7743. daughter, Jane, and son-in-law, I want to wish everyone a Merry reform these programs so that the folks who need Clarence Miller, ofBeckleycameand ChnstmasandaprosperousNewYear. them. We need to stop paying for all of this to locally fund these programs we need also to rl, without having to re.po.rt to State and aFledot f I cannot say that I am the slightest degree impressed by your bigness, or your material resources. The great issue is what are you reporting and their admtmstrauon C sts -- going to do with all these things? Surprised if it didn t cst as rouen-as-me Pro, gramr Thomas Huxley (1825-1895) a lot of folks that would be glad to votuntee to this end rather than waste all this money that :rnment gave us the tool to abolish these programs y would have done the job, and saved a lot opted not to use this tool. So now it is going control from the bureaucracy, so that we can Our funds to the best advantage, in order to prevent levies to support the governments red tape! ; with us ain, and we are doing all sorts of things arches organizations, from angel trees back- y pray that we can do enough. Those who v oing to get the most out of it, since to sit at their o 'i tables Christmas day with clear y enjoy what they and their families have, before the election are still quite relevant to as & HappY New Year to the Citizens of Gilmer County from Glenviile Postmaster and Family Gl~lle KENNETH FOGLESONG 31 Fairground Rd 4tl2..11334 CALL ME TODAY! INSURANCE j aycees N ws ....................................................................... On December 7, 1991 the Gilmer County Jaycees hosted their 2nd Annual Christmas pa- rade. The parade was the first one held in the evening for quite some time. Traditional Christmas lights and special effects were used by most entries making the parade not only spectacular to the sight, but a big success. Special thanks go to the an- nouncer, Mr. Wayne de Rosset, Mrs. Sue Morris and Mr. Jack Stalnaker: Float Competition Judges; Glenville State College for the use of the parade markers: Mr. and Mrs. Berk Reed, lot the use of their vehicle to escort the honorable Senator Joe Minard through and Parade Marshal. A Big thank you goes to Mr. Minard for being here with us. We would also like to thank Mr. Ed Messen- ger from the GSC Media Center for the audio equipment: Kelly Barberich, Regional Director of the Jaycees for her help with pa- rade lineup; the City of Glcnville for traffic control and providing a stand for the parade announcer: and the Sheriff's Department for assisting in directing traffic. Last, but not least, thanks to all of those who had entries in the parade, especially Santa. We could not have done it without you. We also thank anyone who partici- pated that we may have over- looked. The results of the Float compe- tition were as follows: First Place, Gilmer County Fire Department Support Group; Second Place, A Small World Daycare; Third PI ace, GCHS Band and Choir, and Hon- orable Mention, Rhoadcs Truck- ing. The Gilmer County Jaycees wish you all a very Merry Christ- mas and Happy New Year. Ever APal Smashed? FRI[NI]S DON'I LET FRI[N[IS I]RtV[ DRUNK C~e~lur~ Tt~ S,~undt of ble HEARING TEST SET FOR GLENVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA E;ec~ro~,c Hearing Teszs w~ll be g,ven a~ the Hmei Cot, tad on the tr',,rd WeOnesday of eve~ mo~t,," exce#t os holidays from2OCp,"r to,43Opm by M' Kem~r Hyde Hea, "g A,d S~oai,s~ BELTONE HEARING AID SERVICE 442-A W. Pike St., P.O. Box 470 Clarksburg, WV 26301 Telephone (304) 624-6842 ,~,ame aO~ess ar~ ~e~e~hor~e n~m~ on s~ace p,o ,~ded below and mad tO ~he a~ress !~ted above i ~1~1, Be~toae BecUo~c Co.po, iton Good Earth Realty United National Real Eastate Jim and Carolyn Yoak, Associates Carmine DeFeo, Broker 354-7431 Wanted: Listings for Spring & Summer Catalog as well as regular listings. Also looking for office space In GIImer County Listings Wanted: S. Stronz, Ohio--Wants 100+ acres woodland. Willing to spend C. Greer, Ohio--100+ acres with bottom land, good access, bldg. sites, utilities, possess free gas. All Facilities of United National Bank at 12 noon on Christmas Eve, December 24 & 3:00 on New Year's Eve, December 31, 1991. 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