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December 30, 1976

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tops new shooters in Army's pistol match Jerry Helmick with Lt. Richard Morris. n district adopts plan JOnes and O.R. for the West District county school in interest in the of outdoor one phase of a of Work for $977 WFSCD meeting in visited by Jones and the high school and at Tanner, Jones, Spur- SUpervisors, Junior Pierce of the Soil technicians, ernbers will assist in approved a 16-point With many of the continued from the }rk. and again in July, the group will, by letter, to utility and gas installation and vell roads, well sites, va/s, etc. also states the SSist in all possible omotion, installation and maintenance of watershed activities planned under RC&D, and will assist in the development of designated access to fishing waters and possible activity on Bear Run of the Little Kanawha River." Among the continuing programs included in the 1977 Plan of Work are co-sponsorship of an annual Conserva- tion Education awards banquet; use of soil survey information to help developments for schools, industry and housing; inform landowners of the availability of the multiflora rose eradication program along with an aerial fertilization program; service REAP referrals; help the Extension Service with related cooperative programs {land judging. 4-H, brush control); and render assistance to sanitary landfill operators and the Health Dept. in site selection and soils information regarding landfills and/or oxidation ponds for individuals or groups. The conservation group also is asking for suggestions from all sources as to how they be of greater service locally. Those attending the meeting were O.R. Spurgeon0 Adren Jones, Everett Mason. David Pierce. Junior Kennedy. Mary Louise Reese and Jeff Mllles. rment better than nation's picture was but consumer slightly during to the monthly , of the West Virginia in October dipped Per cent to 5.6 per the rate of ationally, in October Meantime, total ff slightly in October October, the total employment ert over the same Unemployment was it. employment, while in October, had of 1,500 employees during October, 123,100. Employ- made also in retail trade and sales of a year ago in the ten-month comparison. The dollar volume of building permits, a key business indicator, showed a $7 million pickup in October from September. Coal production in the Mountain State, despite a drop from September to October, remained ubstantially ahead of 1975 during the first ten months of the year. The actual increase was 7.0 per cent, compared to a nationwide increase in coal production of 2.9 per cent. Also, coal mine employment in West Virginia averaged 58,190 during the first ten months of 1976, compared to 56,960 during the same period in 1975. Collection of major taxes in the ten-month period--personal income. consumers sales and business & occupation--were running $44 million ahead of last year. automobile sales. tOber, stayed ahead the ten-month were up 5.6 ar through October were up 15.5 per sales of ordinary a spurt in per cent above FOR test will be in Glenville of the month by Mr. Kemper AID SERVICE St. SP/4 Jerry Helmick, a member of the 230th Military Police unit of Army Reserves, took first place as a new shooter and fourth place overall in a U.S. Army Worldwide Pistol Match. Helmick is captain of the Glenville State College security guard. Helmick participated in the event at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. This was a fdlowup of matches in the 99th ARCOM. The match was fired with .22 calibre pistols. Helmick has been shooting for a number of years and has recently entered the U.S. Army pistol matches. This competition is open to any member of the Army Reserves. Lt. Richard Morris, commanding officer of the 230th NiP, presented the medals which Helmick won in the ntch and commended him for his outstanding performance. Members of the 230th MP are working on improvements on a shooting range on Rt. 16 south of Grantsville. When completed, this range will be open to the public. B.F. Goodrich employees have already used the site since clearing work was started. The land is owned by Lewis E. Smith. Ron Gregory joins realty firm Ronald Gregory, former Glenville resident and businessman, has recently passed the state real estate salesman's examination. D. C. Sutton. broker, has announced that Gregory will be employed as a fuU-time salesman for his firm, Suburban Realty of Clay. Gregory, who now lives with his family in Grantsville, will operate primarily from the Grantsville area. However, he has been assigned to cover Calhoun, Gilmer and Wirt counties, and expects to continue to be in the Glenville area regularly. "I certainly look forward to this new challenge, and hope that I can be of service to the people of Gilmer county," Gregory said in accepting the position. In addition to real estate offerings, the firm handles a full line of insurance for the home. National 00rest jobs available Something to 117 Try our Wut-Ads. Proven sellers for your miscellaneous items. Call 4-7M now! Approximately 600 temporary jobs will be available in 1977 on National Forests in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West. Virginia and Wis- consin, Dates of employment are approximate, and very from March 1, to December 30. Applications for temporary em- ployment as forestry, engineer, surveying, physical science and biological aides and technicians will be accepted by the Eastern Region of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, between December 25. 1976 and February 15, 1977. Individuals interested in applying must be 18 years of age. Applications will be available after December 25, and can be obtained by writing: Temporary Employment Forest Service - USDA 633 West Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee. Wisconsin 53203 or, by calling {414} 224-3810. Only those completed applications which are postmarked no later than midnight, February 15, 1977, will receive consideration. A Treasury of exciting Tales and a gallery of outstanding pictures A uNique synopsis of history lavishly illustrated with top quality reproductioNs of photography, paiNtiNgs, and lithograph. Sold by the Glenville Jaycees through The Towne Bookstore December 30, 19/6 The Glenville Democrat/ Pathfinder 7 LENVILLE SUPPLY CO. ! ! 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