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February 26, 1976
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Funds Requested to ielp Purchase Cass iernor Arch Moore an- d on Friday that he has ted $900,000 in Appa-  Regional Commission to help restore and de- the old town and lumber Case to their boom day at the turn of the r. Moore said that CaBs is primarily a r. The developments a year-round dimen. the area. The old cam- about 80 company the community center and much of the mill today. These will be and developed as funds available to comple- the outdoor recreation of the project. of the houses will as Appalachian arts while others available to visitors as cottages. of logging history developed along with center and ha- to explain the natural of the mountains. train is proposed visitors parking lot in- area of the old town and which will be closed to alar traffic. natural serenity of the ,pment will be comple- d by a number of play. is, picnic areas, and foot- Open Saturday Court J office ng Saturday, Fe 28, m. until noon. ) offe will be open to as- property tax payers take advantage of which can be gain payment of taxes te- l. side entrance to the House will be open. was ap- Febcuary 4. Hill will not  a can- VelmN i Warrior Basketball Richwood 80-- PCHS 73 PCHS ]07 - Union 42 The Warriors play their last me of the regular season this day against Petersburg on the hone court. Tournament PCHS will play in Section 2 of the State Basketball Tour- nament, to be played at Green- brier West High School at Charmco. Greenbrier West will play Clay on Tuesday, March 2, and Pocahontas Coun- ty plays Webster County on Wednesday. The winners will play on Friday, the 5th. All games are at 7:30 pro. Math Field Day The First Annual Pooahon. ass County Field Day will be held Saturday, February 28, at Marlinton Elementary School; three students from oach class in grades 3 through 8, at Durbin, Green Bank, Hillsboro and Marlinton are being chosen to represent their schools. Eack student will take an achievement test. do some estimating in both lnglish and Metric systems and test their skills by playing mathematical games, first, N¢ond and third place ribbons will be awarded to the students with the high. mt points at each grade level. Alto a trophy will be given to the student who ecorel the high eat above the mean. MrL Karen Hinkle, teacher of seventh and eighth grade math and Icience at Hillshoro, is in charge of the Field Day program. VFW VFW Post 3454, Durbin, will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, March 4, at 7 pro. Refreshments will be 0arved. Pleas try to attend. O.ILS. Hilisboro O. E. 8. will be having practice on the regular meeting night, March 2, at 7:80 in the Mamnic Hall. Blanche MeMillion, WM f tam CmmtT  Hospital Auxiliary m be k a nmat ot The PoeahmtM Mmmwlal Dissect a H.oepit00 win meet on • " Steve t monday, Marsh I, at 7-.30 pm ct, m the tiospitai dining room. ¶ Taxes Senior Citizens and AARP mine inquiriem The AARP and Senior Citi. per cent inereme in as- zene will have a covered dish by the County dinner on Friday, Feb. 27, at is not an inersme noon in the Marlinton Presby. but simply a con. terian Church. Please bring of the valuation of your own table service. Heart Sunday Heart Sunday is February 29. Don't forget to give to the Heart Fund! Send your ton. tributions to Mrs. Beulah Moore, First National Bank Marlinton, West Va. 24954 Drama Festival Pocahontas County High School will send a drama group to the second annual Region VII Drama and Foreign Lan. guage Festival at Greenbrier East High School at Fairies, this Saturday, Feb. 28. PCHS will present the one act drama, "The Black Cat," by Robert Broome, baed on the story by Edgar Allen Poe. Students participating are Steve Hefner, Stephanie Phil- lips, Rtchard Oref, Mike Ho- gan, Ellen Gum, and Sue Light- net. The group is directed by Mrs. Molly Diller with Mona Vance as student director. The best two drama produc- tions will be selected to repre- sent the Region in the State Drama Festival at Morgantown in March. An All Region Hon- or Cast will also be selected. Invited to participate in the Festival are high schools in Monroe, Summers, Nicholas, Pocahontas, and Greenbrier Counties, with Allegbany Coun- ty, Virginia, included in the language section. The Festival begins at 9:30 am and the public is invited to attend. There will not be an admission charge. Rodeo The Pocahontas County Horseman's Association is mak. ing plans to have a Rodeo this ear at 6;n. dm. on Saturday, nday Monday, July 8, 4, and 5. This will be the long holiday weekend preceding Pioneer days on July 9, 10, and 11. A Bicentennial Patriotic Pro- gram is being planned for the 4th of July in Marlinton. Bicentennial in Hillsboro After listening to an inspir- ing Revolutionary War song entitled "The Battle of Tren- ton," Hillsbom'a Bicentennial Committee began to plan a splendid program for 1976. A colorful parade, top-notch lecture series (including a es. sion devoted to the history of Hilisboro), Bicentennial Com- munity Picnicand an old-fash. ioned crafts demonstration day at the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum are several of the events being planned. II Public Meeting For the celebration. Mrs. A. . D. Homemakers E. (Louise) McNeel and David you like to learn how There will be a public meet. H. Corcoran were named General Chairman Fantasy Fur flowsm? g in Lewisburg on Friday, and Secre our mext topic at our are b, at 7:30 pm, concern, tary, respectively. Other chair- meeting ud we invite in.g Jtq'p mining in the Green- men and their committees are • n us. Our met is rmr Valley. Movies and slides as follows: Edgar Starks- Pa- y, March 4th at 7 p.m. will be shown. Rie MeDowell rade Committee, Johnny B. home o{ Mrs. Mary will speak, followed by public Hill-Crafts. A. E. McNeel-t,o. Back Mountain Road). discussion. The meeting will Mrs. to ace you there! be held at the Greenbrier Men. tal Health Clinic, 100 Church BIRTHDAY Street. Refreshments will be served. Moore celebrated hie -sith Birthdey Sun- 22. of a kind A SAVINGS ACCOUNT to help you accumulate money. A CHECKING ACCOUNT to help you pay bills easily and efficiently. Open both types of accounts at National B00nk in Madinton MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE BANK DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPoRATION ILMgLINTON. WEST VIRGINIA II I I I I World Day at Prayer World Day of Prayer will be held in in MarlintonPresbyter- isn Church on Friday, March 5, at 7:30 p.  The Women of St. John's Episcopal Church will be in charge of the program. World Day of Prayer There will be a World Day of Prayer Service Friday, March 5, at 7.30 p. m., at the Arbovale Umted Methodist Church. Everyone welcome. Preaching Services The Marlinton Prmbyterian Church will have six days. of evangelstie preaching service beginning Sunday night, March 7, through Friday night, March 12. The Rev. Harold Manning of the Montrose Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Vtrgi.nia, will lead this week of servtces. In preparatimt for this week of preaching trices, cottage prayer meetings are being held at 7:30 in the]owing homes: Thurs., Feb. 26- Mrs. Jane Sharp and Mrs. Sam Gibson. Fri.. Feb. 27- Miss Betty Clay Sharp. Mon., Mar. I - Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Galford. Tues., Mar. 2 - Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Daetwy. Wed., Mar. 3" Church at 8. Fri., Mar. 5 - Mrs. Clarence Kellison. You are invited to attend any of these meetings. I I ...... i , I DeJ Mr,. b humd Mrs. Lucy Taylor BuMard, 76, of Dunmore, died Monday, February 23, 1976, of a heart attack. In 1923 she was married to Howard Bussard, who died in 19i9 Mrs. Bussard was a member of Wesley Chapel Methodist Church. Born near Dunmore May 8,. 1899, sh0 was the daughter o[ (he late George and Amanda Kelley Taylor. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Susie Taylor Doyle. Surviving her are a son, Reuben Taylor, a daughter, Zelda Chocklett, two step.sons, Russell Bussard and Glen Bus. sard, and a step.daughter, Ors Galford, all of Dunmore; nine grandchildren and 5 great. grandchildren; two brothers, Charlie J. Taylor and Graver Taylor. and four sisters, Jesie Eiliott, Georgia Galford, Bertie Taylor, and Elizabeth Starcher, all of Dunmore. Services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday afternoon in the VanReenen Funeral Home by the Rev. Kenneth Montgomery, with burial in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Ix/Mwo Mrs. Lucy Bmmard Moore, 83, of Dunmore, died Friday, February 20. 1976, at her home after a short illne. HYMN SING Born August 8, 1892, she wu There will be a Hymn Sing a daughter of the late Perry ano at the Bayer Church of the Clara Magdalene Bmnard, of Brethren this Sunday, Feb. 29, Dunmore, Her husband, Harry at 7:30 pro. Sponsored by the 8. Moore, preceded her indeath Upper POCahontas Choir. in 1957. " ._ 8he was a member of the Brethren Church. Mrs. Moore Free Will Gospel Sing as a native of Dunmore. The Free Will Gospel Sing Surviving. son, Delbert will hold a big ling on the fifth Moore, of Dunmore; daughters, Sunday night. Feb. 29th, at 7 Mrs. Leah Loudermilk, of Max- pm at the Indian Draft Church. welton, end Mrs. Dewey uai- Featured wiB be the talented ford, of Dunmo; a sister, Ms.. Methodist youth Fellowship Clara Ware, of Marltnton; mx Grouv along with Little Jean- ne McLaughliaof Huntersviile; also the Ch Wagon Choir from the eeTmbined ehurebes. Lots of string music. The Church is located 1 1.2 miles off Rte. 219 on the Ed- ray - Clover Lick Road. Come and enjoy your own local talent. REVIVAL There will be a three night Revival st the Thornwood Communi Church, this Thursday, Friday, and Satur- day, Feb. 20 - 28., at 7:30 pro. Singing for the Revival will be the Lee Dean Family and the Hoover Family. grandchildren and 10 great- Sr00deb00dren. rvie ere held Monday in New  Bteth- u hureh witk the Rev. D- rid Rittenhouse officiating. Burial was in the Arbovale Cemetery. Mn. |1 med Mrs. Geraldine PaIN Under. wood. of Cbarleo St. 1'4. S., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for- merly of Edray, was born No. vemher 6, 1984, and departed this life Wedne00ay, February II, 1976. Her father, the late Clarence Pdd brother. Everett, are Survivors include her hmb band, Leonard; one son. Number 35 PLANE8 AWg NOW IN STOCK FOR YOUR SPRING REPAIR Wheeling Channeldrain Cop.R.Loy Metal Roofing Ridge Roll Lead Head Nails Roofing Covert A Full 30 lach ---COME IN AND SEE US-- C. J. RICHARDSON HARDWARE & FURNITURR MAItLnrroIL W. VA. Births J00tld Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Marlinton -- Mrs. Davis a son, named Chfieto- Ferfig, Mr Elneta M, pher Daniel, weighing nine Master Charles Tineher, LastS. pounds and ten ounces, Jan- Underwood, Sp Under uary 15, 1976. at Maxwell wood, Mrs. Estelle Hoover, Air Force Base Hospital. The Jeannie McLaushlin, Limla mother is the former Paula Landis, Origen Underwood. Grimes, daughter of Captain and Mrs. Robert G. Grimes. Hillsboro- James Kellison, The great llrandmother is Mrs. Jr.. Mrs. Martha Payne, and Beulah Grtmea, all of Pratt Dennis Brown. rills, Alabama. The great Buckeye -- Walter Graham, grandmother is Mrs. Mittie Mrs. Emma Price. Mrs. Img Cart, of Marlinton. Pritt, and Mrs. Delmia Pritt, Renick -- Mrs. Clara Clut, Su0wsh0e Snowshoe had 6 or 7 inches of new snow Sunday and the skiing has been excellent, bear. Some times b tWb pretty weather at lower alti- tudes it's hard to realize the snow holds so well up there. Mike Daniels lost control of his Jeep Saturday afternoon about 5, on U. S. 219 in front of Charles Richardson's home. The vehicle turned, left the road and turned over. Daniels was only slightly injured. Mrs. Thomas Moore had surgery Wednesday in Roa- noke (ommunity Hospital, Ro- anoke, Virginia, end will be there about two weeks. Her Everyone is welcome. Leonard Allen; one daughter, Rev. Eddie Markley, Pastor Lisa Gale, both at home; her room number is 944 C. - ................... mother, Mrs. Guyla Page; Mr. sml Mrs. Jam Me.- eal History, Pastor and Lfle l. FN one brother, Roy Page, both of Comb visited her father, Char. Jack Arbuckle.dinner, Law. Lonniel?ilFoe, 66, of Rt. Pittsbuh;andahost of rein- lJ. F0rren, SmIsymmuem, rence Workman.Clean-up, fix- 2, ParkershIL died Tuesday, fives and friends. Virginia. M. argy ..portl up, and David H. Corcoran- February 17, 1976, in Camden- She was the granddaughter father remsme very m. nem Publidty and Lecture Series. Clark Men'ial Hospital. of Rev. and Mrs. Roy Craw- in the Lewis Gale Hospital, According to Corcoran. the He was stun of the late Bert ford, formly of F-_ra 7, and Salem. Virginia, Room 461 4th Bicentennialpreeentsarareop. and Nettle Clutter Foe, and tbedauhter.in.lawofMr, ana floorZipeodeFAt58. Hiswife portunity for uniting the was a protestant by faith. Mrs. Origen Underwood, of nnedat the hospitalwith people of Hllkboro. "We can Two sisterJ preceded him in Huntemville. death. SurviviyFo? a daughter. Carol Ann , of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Wilton Foe, Jacksonville, Florida; three mk. term, Mrs. Nellie Dunbrack, of Marlinton, Mrs. Mamie Zana. kis, Cannob.urg, Pennsylvan- ia, and bir Bessie Gaffes, of Salt Lake City, Utah. Funeral ervicee were held Thursday at Rimes Funeral Home with the Rev, Joim Bow- ,or otliciag. Burial was in Bet hel Cemetery. Mrs. Elmer Sharp was noti- fied of the death o| her sister- in.law, at .Burlington, New Jersey, Wesday, February 18, 1976. "e body was flown to Sbeffield, F.ennsylvania. The funeral service wan held at the Methodist Church there Sunday afternoon, February 22. at Burial was Scotch .Hill (em- eterv, ScotCh Hill, Pennsylvan- ia. ffie was the widow of Rev. E. W chitter, who was a memr of the Erie, Pennsyl- vania Conference of the Metbo, dist Church. to the Pocahontas Memorbd Hospital Auxiliary Mildred Shearer" and Family In memory o! Jack Moore $I0 All contributions are appre- ciated. Anyone wantin to make a dotton may send t to: Mrs. Ch lea E. McElwee 814 14th ,',venue MarlintOn, W. Vs. 24954 Mrs. Arden (Dotty Weiford) Curry, Of Charleston, is a pa. tient in Charleston Memorial Hospitalith infectious hepa- titis. Mrs. Giadys Moore, of Min-. nehaha Springs. returned home last Tuesday after having sur- gery in Rockingham Memorial Hmpi ta I. Funeral ervices were conduct sd at 2 p. m. February 13 at the Simmons Funeral Home in Pittsburgh with burial near there. Tho' she's gone, she is not forgotten, It was hard for us toperS, Still the memory we shall carry of sweet "Jerry" in our hearts. -- (mbs bhb hvefalO, &. Charles Cable Beverage, Jr., 42, died Thursday, February 12, 1976, at his Boca Raton, Florida home following a bout with censer that first took one of his legs by amputation. He was a former star ath- lete at Valley High School and was a golf pro and teacher. He worked for eight years with Sam Snead. He was born at Hot Springs, Virginia. July 30, 1933, a son of Charles Cable Beverage, St., and the late Mrs. Goldie May llalley Beverage, who died Jan- uary 26, 1976. ter. Roneeverte -- John Man. chin II. Minnehaha Springs -- Joj. Charleston -- Donald Greu. Mill Point -- Mrs. Lela Wi- ser. Among the patients recently admitted to the Davis Memo. rial Hospital in Elkins were: Russell White and John Sim- mons, Durbin, Miss Anita CriBS, Arbovale, Herman But- cheF, Green Banz. Mrs. Hazel Pennington, CaBs, and Mrs. Zel- la Sisler, Bartow. Among the patienL recently discharged from the Davis Me- morial Hospital in Elkins were: Mrs. Lula Cassell, CaBs, LeO Young, Durbin, Billy Clay, Slatyfork, and William Kismm', Frank. Among the patients in Memorial General Hospital Elkins recently: Michael Hubbert, Mrs. ietta Stemple, Mrs. Mary Gtd ford, Guy Kelly, Mrs. Shams Phillips, Brian Reed, and Mrs. Frances Gravely, Marlinton,. Mira Corenia Carpenter, B eye, Lyle Tallman, Stony BOb tom, Miu Charlotte Per Hilisboro, Mrs. Annie st, Durbin, Andy Tayl0r unsure, and Mrs. BettF Rots, Green Bank. Mrs. Pearl Sharp, of Marlin ton had surry Friday in t Prineetun Hospital. Her room number is 411, Zip 42740. grow clo," he said, "by dis- coverin together and identify, ing with our rich history.' Concurring, Edgar Starks said: ' Our committee invites the people and clubs to participate m order to make 1976 our great eat year yet." Louise McNeel announced that Mayor Johnny Kinnimn and the Town Coun- cil were also supporting the pro- ject. The Mayor is mid to be "enthusiastic" about the pros- pect of Hillgboro being named as a "Bicentennial City," The first plaling meeting held on last Monday night February 28 tit the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. McNeel. Refreshments were served aft. er the meeting. To volunteer for service on a committee, or for further infor. mation contact either Louke McNeelat 658-4814 or David H. Corcoran at 653-4430, or anyone of the committee chair- men listed above. SENIOR CITIZENS February Calendar Marlinton -- 3, 6, I0, 13, 17, 20. 24, and 27. Durbin -- 26. Cam -- 9 and 23. If you have any questions €oncerning the calendar p!ease call the Scnior Citizens Off, co, 799-6337. Mr. and Mrs. H L Wau of Richmond, Vi.n._ gh me past weekend h m, spent e with his arents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd augh. New C Arriving Daily.. • Ladies' Slacks, Tops, Jeans Shoes, Dresses, Blouses, Uniforms, and Mix or Match Outfits. ALSO: 1 Table of Shoes - 1.2 Price Phone 799-4118 Madinton, W. Vs. He is survived by his wife, Phyitie Flint Bevere41e, a son EXTRA SPECIAL: Charles F. Beverage; two oa_ugn tin, Bmda and 1 Only_ crags, all at home; his fa , Charles Cable Beverage. of Philco Upright Freezer $380 .00.,hwood; two I Only Nancy Ryder, of Covingw , Virginia, and Mrs. Shirley M. Chest Freezer, 15 cu. h. $300 Durette,'of Pompano, Florida. The funeral service was held Sunday afternoon from the Healing Springs Baptist cuuren with the Rev. Warren Rollins oflteisting. Interment w in