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December 29, 1977

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&lt;! i The Glenville Democrat/ Patldinder December 29, 1977 Braxton County tops Gilmer, 59-55 ::7 L Keith Bragg. a 6-5 center, pumped in 22 points to lead all scorers in the game in powering the Braxton County Eagles to a 59-55 victory over the Gilmer County Titans in a game played Thursday, December 22, at the Glenville State College gymnasium. The game was nip.and-tuck all the way with Gilmer having better. balanced scoring. The Titans came out in the final quarter in a full-court pressure defense. They trailed Braxton 41-37 at the end of three periods. The Eagles were initially unable to cope with the pressure tactics and when Allen Kniceley missed a layup with 7:23 flashing on the scoreboard dock and proceeded to foul Bruce Smith it gave the Titans an opportunity to iump on top in the game. Smith made huth ends of a one-and-one situation to DONNIE MINNEY [ 14 ] of Braxton was hit with a foul on this play as he tried to block Danny Smith's [20] shot in the December 2(I Braxton-Gilmer game. Towne Bookstore SNUGGABLE ANIMALS .=1 99 ,eg. < STAINED GLASS QUOTES *"' Half Price Boxed Christmas Cards ,0000.ou,eg 00695 THE ACTS OF KING ARTHUR John Steinbeck's AND HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS i I |IiIII m L 00a:bl-ion R NOW OPEN WHI: R[ SEAR S IIS[ I) It) BE Great clothes for career women and college girls Sk.l, .ch/vi',llnt"4. l#i PilnlS. J,#,In, i i'il)S PAT HARDERt Owner JONE POST Salesperson . . III I I I I ==l move the Titans out front. 42-41. Lottor to the Editor Seconds later. Gilmer's Brad McPherson fouled Andy Godwin, who sank one of two free throws to knot the score at 42. The Titans: took the ball down the floor but were unable to convert on two shot attempts. With 6:43 remaining in the contest. Godwin fouled Bruce Smith who made the first shot to put Gilmer ahead, 4342., The lead moved from one to two points unfl with 4:41. Kniceley sank a bucket and was fouled in the act of shooting by Rob Greynolds. His free throwlry was go to put Braxton up front. 53-51. Danlxy Smith sank a jumper from is feet out with 3:51 showing to tie the game at 53. At the 3:30 mark, Braxton's Donnie Minney " missed on a shot attempt and Gilmer grabbed the rel)und. Danny Smith missed a shot attempt and Braxton's Knicelev Fur Auction successful, l auctioneer says r. the Editor: The furs began arriving at 7 ;i.n}. wl.:. II..' W(;sl Virginb 'rrlnpp(;rs' Ass.dation held its Second Fur Aut:li.n ;ll the (;timer (;-unlv Recnmti.n I >nter. "['he seller deposited ore; ddlar wilh tr;it:h hll of fur i. his name and had lilt: right to accept or reied the bid. The Ass,.:bti.n dlarged ;i three per ct:nl  -remission and if the seller accepted the bid .. his furs he nt the ddb r bi.'k lli,I l);lid only the three per cenl commission. If rl:iecled he was chal'ed n. --mmission. but he one dollar was retainll bv Ihe Ass.:iali.n I. help det,',l \\;l)Cns;s and time spenl Irving Iv sol|sly his wishes. W; ;,l the Trappers" Ass,.:iation have been stressing the pr.per mt;lhds .I l)n?.ring the furs for market and il was very evident from the high prices p;id f.r proper|y-handled furs that it pays. In )rder flr furs t. bring the top price lhev musl be pr.p,;rly ski||r|ed .r r:m(}v,;d In)m the mimal. All flesh must be rem.ved from the hid(; d.w|l h) the It:ether. It sh.uld he stretched on a unif.rm frame or stretdll:r, pref;rahlv wirt; .r slt;el framl; as a w,t,[len frame is always thicker lind lab's up ;i ht nf fur -r hi& on tb: sides. Y,ur hides will be wider and have a batter appearance after they are hard dried. Do not fnrget to split the tails as oils will collect in the cavity left bv the b)ne and cause the fur to split an the tails. Neat bring them to the West Virginia Trappers" Fur Audien and h;l us pr)ve whnt we're talking about. I It:re is d the evidenre: top prime markets, over $5 l;=.:h: ,..; sm;dl M d' prime: fur. two grey fox and five possum. $82.50: .no r,;d l'nx aud ,me. m'ev I,x. SilO: nni; M of raccoon, over S20 each: and .n: I.t d' rw:t:t,m. $|7,,rly hii|dled, early4:aughl, unprime fur iusl w.n'l brin lt,r I.p l)rir|:. 'l'hert; w;Is wurds of praise I'or whal we haY- IN,:n Irving I. a|:c.mplish. A huver fr|)m New Y.rk told me wl; had the besl s,;t-up =ln(I bt,sl manai;d au(:tillil hi: had ever attended. Am)ll.;r huver said we really worb:d al try|.)4 t. et the t.p dolbr f.r Ihe I II I', Wall I will sign .If f.r this tim,; and b-I.' .'-- Ii I)untilul c=|l(: f-r lhn l'iNl n[ the NP.;IIII't, ,e"llt YOU ll 1114: tat'(fh Ailcli,n. III I Auctioneer Letter Gap ATTENTION LAND AND MINERAL OWNERS!!! A coal company is buying up deep coal in Gilmer County, especially in Troy District. The landowner owns the deep coal vein even though someone else may own the coal in the hills. One of the deep veins is 12 feet thick and is metallurgical coal. I Metallurgical coal now sells for "5o to '70 per ton. On coal such as this the coal company could gross as much as '750,000 per acre. II I BE SURE YOU GET A FAIR SHARE BEFORE YOU SIGN ANYTHING.' If you have any questions or need more information, please contact CLANRO Route 1 Box 22 Jane Lew WV 26378 Telephone: 884-7562 ..... II I House for rent? Land for sale? Move g fast with a Democrat- Pathfinder Want-Ad. Low cost-- fast.action; Call 462.7309 to place your ad now. g :i BATTLE--Gilmer's Mike Minney 132) battles as he ets off a shot in the December 20 ame wlt converted with 2:43 remaining to put lhe Eagles on lop. 55-53. With 1:46 flashing. (;r.,vnt)l(ls missed i) shot. Danny Smith misst.,d on the. ret)()ued lttempt iln<t then f.ul,;,I Kniceley |is they hultlt,d t')r,:r rt:bt)ulid. Krlit:dev missed llm I'irst ,I a silualmn, hul l,fl .Hh;w)rl )41'ni)l):d tlH.  rcb(mn(l and s:nre(I I'()r llrlil,IL lle w'as l l)uh,'d ol) llm shd by IVl:lqH;r,n. llis l'rt:c lhrn,.,; nlh:iTil)t w;ls nu Rl{(] ;lli(i Mib; lVlinlmv pullud d.vvv] tim rd))uv|d with the 'l'itlns tr;lilin 57-5:1. I",)ll(vdng . (;ilm;r lim(;out. kl(:l'h,rsnn miss,'.(I m) a jurnpr wilh I:I:| relmdlmi ;lld 13rl) rnl)hl;d the, ', r,l).und hit liri,xhm. 'l'h( EiIRl(s ltmn . Wilh 51 ;:m)ds h t). Mim.;V d' 13u'iixlml w;ts Ill;If up I)V Md'hersoll :' fulhi',>inl.1 iili ii)buuud pass. Md'l.;rstm t;ll)ll(,t the h;lll ht l);ilill\\;: Smith. 'A:ith t ' '-,i!l illliih rl!llldllllll). .]1(! \\;liltlll!%. hil frllm lira rihl idu t111 ;i iiiliil)tlr tli pull lhe 'lilun hi ,dlhill lv,,n l)ttiillS ;il 57-55. A,qltili lhl! l{ih!s ;lltenil)h!tt In llnld hi)in the illl, I'lii liliil!. (;rln.'ridd il;llll,I h!viil'l with 22 ,i ,l "11111 t .'-i .: r(!llla illilij ill Ih,! allll!. tev:arl 4 I'I)IIVI!I'hPIt I)lilll t'llll flf il IIIli'-WIIII-OIIP, ;> HIIIlillilIII III lllll }}r;Ixhlll [It!V()II(i Iiililiei" i'll{ h ill .5!b5F'). Wilh IIIII1! '-it !1 IIIlliS rllli;iJnJl)g (',ihli(!r's Mii)ilt!\\; ltli,,-ii:lt I)11 ii l idl I.lliul Irv ;ill(I Ih'ii',,lnll'S .'-ilcwlirl l)l)lled dn,.'ll lhl; r'{l|ill|tt);ill ,4>, lini{ r;lll (llll Ill was fnilll!(t hv ,l:lllit!l'llii. Ilis lirl shill v.'ilh llli |Jllll Ull Ihl { hltk w;is IIn l)ll(t ,i,,, r,|,,,, .,l, ,, ,2 ,,,,,,r,I ,I,, Rhoades' llla' ' il;liu until liillliiil'V li whim lhm. Ir;ivl:l In l)l!llC, tr l(i iill;i!l lhl; Ydl.w I;u:l.,el. The liexl h(l(tl(l I.illlle w'ill Ill! Iiinllilr, 7() il;lill,,-il lhll :-iilll)l! ,'il)elll ir hil tll. Braxton Counly 18 7 16 18-59 (iilmerCounh/ 12 1 t t'4 155; Braxton (;ounty 1591 h.arl. 4-4-12: Iklli{',li;v. 4-1-!1: IJl'ii7. I1 II :!j; I',lll)J. III-,!; IIIIli!'. 2-(Id: lhlh:r. Z-I-5: l)nn klinzmv. I-0-2: I',.llvill. (id-;L l()rhl.. 25-!i-5y. Gilmer Caiunty 155i N1ib,' Mim.,v. |i-4-1|i R,)b (;rm,'edds, O-2-;t: lh'ad N/H.rsm. 2-2-ti- l)imnx Smilh. 5-5-I.r: lffm  Hmith. 5-4-14: Tall I"urr. ()-2-2 Tt)TAI.: I,l-1l-5r). I1' - L- I I 3 For Sale N;w ant/Used Merchandi.e 6.'30 p.m. Saturday nigt z, Dec. 31 HEATERS AUCTION HOUSE Healers WV Take Flatwoods exit off I 79 to Roe te 19, lurn /e#l /o Heaters. Paul Gerwig. Auctioneer New Year's Eve DANCE $1tnsored by Glenville Jaycees lU'omt:urlng III I From Columbus, Ohio Gllmer Co. Rec. Center Sat., Dec. 31, 1977 li ,me admilled under la. 9 to ,, ,-- ,i,hnillt:d ,.dr.," Ill. DOOR PRIZES 171 Tickets Available At The Following Businesses: / Yew & Country Agency, Inc. Western Auto J & I  Store - Grantsvllle Town Bookstore Klawha Union Bank or Any Jaycee Member $15.@@ Advance $18.oo At Door GILMER'S jell' attempts to Braxton's Keith December 20 nolds of the to t3.1). Rhoa(les. I']nlpl()Vt; " Relations  t lll'i I t , re,%/ Colll  (: l,llhmihef, I(.}76:; I..nll)li)vl Rd;li,ns |(llllerl.V'N W(}H| I hlnlirl.uhm. Ilill is ihe Still I:l!riltitii t'. Illi);illl,.'4 i)f :| llial'ried hi lhl; ,h!ilduvl. d;illF.lhh,r (i lli'illk Mt!,idlws i)J' I{ hlili(tl. gr;idiilill Shih, (:dh;l: wJlh Ii I)t;rt,'l; iii I.Jl)t;rl)l A (tl)l)l' l.lrnllm) le Ihm;ursilv lind lht; (;dlct; ()f (;ra(hlllh' tlill began his I1.,. Ilumble ()il and Imlw I{XX()N (]llrleslim, ill indusll it)ineli ttm M.nlerey Empl()yn Servires ()dubt;l'. 1975. Bill and Louise daughters. Teri is Qihell-l]unlington li is at home. The ft [-luntingtbn It rett. no better way to market than an paper. Call information on combination ,on contract @O@@OOO00@@I@@ i How To Tl(e i A $1,500 i Federal Income Tx i Deduction If I could : to claim : up to : thal you this money own retireme il i( you're covered I can. It's the lestill and if you' vanlage c ing out. Let me sh was HUNTEF Office Mtt fopolitln Li