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THB POCAHONTAS TIM OCTOBER 7, 1976--Pe 4 Republican Women Mrs. Louise Leonard, of Harpers Ferry, the state president of the West Vir- ginia Federation of Repub- lican Women, was present at the organizational meet- ing of the Pocahontas County Republican Wom- en's Club last week. She explained the duties and function of local clubs, and installed the officers elect- ed at the meeting. Newly installed officers of the Pocahontas County Republican Women's Club are: Pauline B. Gardner, president; Susan E. Bus- man, vice president; Anna- belle D. McNeill, secretary; and Geraldine H. Jett, treasurer. Alice S. Gibson, Margar- et S. Wooddell and Pauline B. Gardner were avpointed to the By-laws Committee. Telephone precinct work will begin this week. Balloon Ascension On May 22, 1976, Green Bank Elementary School had a balloon ascension. Students had been selling balloons for a month with the understanding that on the afternoon of May 22, the balloons bearing the name of the one who had Celebrates Birthday On Wednesday, Septem- ber 15, 1976, Mrs. Ida Halterman celebrated her ninety second birthday with a surprise birthday party given by her children and grandchildren. She receiv- ed several nice gifts and a bountihfl dinner was enjoy- ed by all. Mrs. Halterman resides at Cuss. She has lived there since 1928. Birthday Dinner A birthday dinner was given in honor of Bill Boggs, Jr. on Sunday, Oc- purchased it would be re- leased to see how far it tober 3, 1976. Those pres- would travel. Each balloon ent were Mrs. Hazel Boom, card asked that the finder of Ronceverte, Rev. San- should mail the card back to ford Boggs, Brewnsburg, Green Bank School, and the Mrs. Rosie Williams, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Miss Josephine Boggs and Clarence Wheeler, of Mar- linton. A delicious dinner was served to all. Everyone had an enjoyable time. Mr. Boggs received many nice cards and gifts. Graduate Mrs. Peggy Fitzgerald, of Bladensburg, Maryland, balloon that had traveled the greatest distance would be declared the winner; and the owner of that balloon would receive a cash prize. Each day's mail was watched to see how many cards would be mailed back. Cards came back from Staunton, Charlottes- ville, Waynesboro, and the aberry-:-Toms R Marlene Shina- berrydaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harmon I. Shina- berry of Greenwood, Vir- ginia, was married August 7, 1976, at the LeBanaon Presbyterian Church in Greeood to Donald Wayne Toms. He is the sen of MS. and Mrs. Wilson Ohmic, of Rt. 2, Staunton, ne' Rev. Thomas L. Man officiated at the cerony. Gin in marriage by her faththe bride wore a full lengt gown of white satapu styled in an em- pireYiine. It featured a wedg band collar and long pered sleeves. The bodice, skirt and sleeves were trimmed with white daisy Venise lace. Her full skirt swept gracehllly to a chapel train. She wore a chapel length mantilla of nylon bridal illusion edged with matching lace flowing from a Venise camelot cap. Maid of honor was Pam- ela Shinaberry, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Susan Shinaberry, sister of the de, and Wanda Gale Joh, of Culpeper, Vir- gini VIson Toms, father of the om, was best man. Ushers were Emmet Toms, Rob  Toms, brothers of the m, Gary Webb and Ro Gray. Aieption was held in theurch following the cerny. T= bride was graduated fro Albemarle County HiE hi,School and was em- plo: d by Allen F. Voshell, a I  Farm Insurance Ag | in Charlottesville, V da. Toms was graduated fro Albemarle County High School and Blue- ridge Community College. He is presently employed with his father in the opera- tion of a dairy farm. After a wedding trip to Daytona Beach Florida, the Keswick, Virginia, which couple is residing at Rt. 2, according to distance was Staunton, Virginia. declared the winner. The . ..................  .... - Principal of Green Bank Ron  Mrlene is a' SchbOl, Charles Young, granddaughter of Mrs. Lucy Cole Woods, of Moundsville, and a niece of Mrs. Mabel Sharp, of Slaty- fork. Mrs. June Cutright, and children, Denise, Diane and Rebecca, of Elyria, Ohk spent some time with heother, Mrs. Agnes Moud recently. They w accompanied home by M McCloud who visited wiher sen, Warren, and ie, Linda, and chil- dry, Sherry, Traci, and T, of Zlyria. those from a ce here for the funer- al  Mrs. Margaret Price H and visiting the fam- ilywere Andrew Hoke, Sebring, Florida; Mr. and M. Eugene Crediford and children, Cassie and Susan, of organtown; Rev. and M. George Cleaveland, Ric. ond, Virginia; Mrs. Va Martin, White Sul- phur Springs, Mr. and Mrs. Claude McLaughlin, Lewis- burg, Mrs. Florence Price McNeel, Charleston, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Castilow, New Martinsville, and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hoke, of Lewisburg. Those from a distance attein." g the funeral of Mrs. Vera Sharp were: Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Sharp and se ])avid and friend Doro- rom Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Richard and son, Joe, ., Va.; Mrs. Russell H  and Anna Belle and s, Waynesboro, Va.; . Garwood, Char- Va., Mrs. Gor- , Staunton, Va., Mrs. Waverly Richmond, Va., Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. j Montgomery, Mrs. IVmrmy Alls, Miss An_gele omery, Ronnie Bat- ,rs. Faye Walton, Mr. :Finney, Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery, mrs. Mil Hoover, all of Cov- e, Va., Mrs. Flossle , Richmond, Va., , Ella Hallinan, Mr.  rs. John MLa?ghr a  nBurnie, Md., Mr. .[Kyle Carper, Sweet , Mr. and Mrs. er Bostic, Union, and Mr, and Mrs. Cephas Blenkenship, Winston Sa- lem, N. C. winner from Keswick, Vir- graduated September 23, ginia. 1976 from LaFrance Acad- A second grader of Green emy of Beauty Culture. She Bank Elementsry. School, is presently employed at Janel Reep, daughter ot Francines Beauty Shop at Mr. and Mrs. James Reep, Sea Brook, Maryland. of Cass, was the owner of She is the daughter of the card sent back from Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Friel. Boys and Girls in Service Pvt. First Class Jack Cain was psmmoted to L/CPL {Lance Corporal) after re- turning from his leave and visiting with his parents in Cleveland, Ohio. On September 2 he leR his home base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, for Germany aboard the USS Hermitage. At last report he was on his way to Denmark. He began his second year in the USMC in June of this year. Mrs. Kenneth Beverage and Gladys Friel were in Philadelphia, Pennsyl- vania, over the weekend visiting their sister, Mrs. Dorothy Dempsey, who is recuperating at home after major surgery. David Gainer, of Bever- ly Hills, California, visited with his father, Richard Gainer, of Frank, a few days last week. He is a 1960 graduate of Green Bank High School and is presi- dent of Gaince Inc. This company operates a chain of clothing stores in Cali- fornia, Nevada and Ari- zona. Weekend visitors at the home of Mrs. Rocky Fisher, of Cuss, were Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Smith and daugh- ter, Sally, of Akron, Ohio. They all rode the train and also took a drive to see the fall colors before returning home. Mr. and Mrs. James Mason and son, Andy, have moved from Charlottes- ville, Virginia, into the Mabel Palmer Arvin house (G. D. Stemple house) on Second Avenue. Mr. Mason is now employed at Watoga State Park. After attending the Women for Democratic Vic- tory meeting in Elkins, Monday night, where Shar- on Rockefeller and Martha Wherle were featured speakers, Wawa Beard Gil- more, Sadie Gum, Pearl Hevener and Robert J. Gilmore were invited guests to the home of Dr. Donald Roberts and Peggy Kump Roberts in honor of Dr. Roberts' birthday with delicious refreshments and the cutting of the lighted red, white and blue birth- day cake. The occasion was enjoyed bTJall and Mrs. Gilmore was presented with the 40th Mountain State Official Program by Mrs. Roberts. presented Janel with a check for $10. Circuit Court The October Term of Court was convened Tues- day morning by Judge Nichell Kramer and was completed by Tuesday aRernoon. Layton E. Sharp was named foreman of the Grand Jury and returned felony indictments against Dennis G. Copenhaver, Gary Amos McLaughlin, Paul David Cutlip, and Gloria Ann Garret, for three breaking and enter- 00Zs, Larry Good, stealing truck, Donald Esty, steal- ing five tires, Karle Hflle and Barbara Jane Lauster Hille, possession of mari- huana. The first four entered pleas of not guilty, the last four did not have lawyers so they were unable to enter pleas. Martin V. Saffer was admitted to practice law in Pocahontas County Circuit Court. Civil Orders Charlotte Elza vs. Robert Bredshaw, continued; Mary Bertha Galford and others vs. Harry G. Smith and others, report of sale by Special Commissioner; Dorinda Sharp Triplets vs. James Franklin Triplett, divorce granted; Henry Edward Gibson vs. Eunice Gibson, divorce granted; Elizabeth Ann Taylor vs. Harry Taylor, divorce granted; Cindy Lee Shields vs. John Wesley Shields, di- vorce granted; Waneta Joyce Pritt vs. Johnnie Page Pritt, divorce granted; Rosemarie Lee Bond vs. Glenn C. Bond, divorce granted; Mary Margaret Galford vs. Jimmy A. Galford, di- vorce granted. Law Orders State vs. Elbert Dale Moyers, I year probation, breaking and entering; State vs. Jarvis Wayne Waddell, I year probation, breaking and entering; State vs. James R.Van- devender, i year probation, and pay costs, breaking and entering; State vs. Harry Nelson, appeal, $50 fine and costs, reckless driving. #r***-k**'k FIRE PREVENTION WEEK ) Are You Prepared rooms. Allow for blocking , For Fire? of stairways and hails bye, }" Behind almost every fire. X, family tragedy in a dwelling 2. Make it the rule to , fire is the fact they were sleep with bedroom doors j totally unprepared for the closed, because closed bed- " )emergency, says Fire Chief room doors will hold back , Fred Bums, Jr. flame and smoke, allowing,. "National Fire Protection extra time for escape. J' Association studies show 3. For upper floor es-. the great majority of the cape, a window may be j 6,550 lives taken by home your only alternate route. I'fires last year were need- Be sure exit windows work lessly lost because of fail-easily, and are low and , ure to preplan and rehearse large enough to get " 'escape measures, the through. Use any available } Chief points out. porch and garage roofs as "The first rule of safety ways down to safety. If } Hi]hboExtemdou from fire is escape: get needed, install an escape  HomemakersChb everyone out at the very ladder. Locate children ind, The Hillsboro Extension first sign of fire. But unless bedrooms with easy rooftop ; Homemakers Club met on you have done some think- escape. ' the fourth Thursday of Sep- Anniversary Celebration ing and planning, you, may 4. Pick an outside as- }tember at the home of Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Robert ]notbe ableto escape, sembly point where the ,. Hubert Callison. President Hiner, of Dunmore, had as  Prepare a home life safe- family will meet for "roll #W'Mag Payne gave the les- dinner guests on Sunday, ty plan for your family now, call," and be sure everyone son, "What to do in Case of October 3, 1976, which was .. urges Chief Burns, then understands that the house an Emergency." Because their 51st Wedding Anni- rehearse it to make sure must not be re-entered for Mrs. PayneisanL. P. N. at versary, Mr. and Mrs. Glen }that everyone, including anY purpose. Denmar, she was able to Waugh, whose 46th Anni- children, knows exactly 5. Know how to call the deepen the lessen with her versary was October i, Wwhat to do. fire department and do this own experience and to Wyatt, of Warsaw, Indi- ana, telephoned in the af- ternoon to wish her grand- parents, the Hiners, a hap- py anniversary. 1976, and Mr. and Mrs. S. } Here are pointers to help as quickly as the house is }answer the numerous ques- H. Barlow, whose 51st An- you plan: clear of people. tions from the floor. niversary will be October 6, .' I. Carefully figure out at 6. Install smoke and heat #V At this meeting the Club 1976, and Miss Harriett least two routes to the detectors in your home. }members voted to hold a Waugh, of Marlinton, and outside from every room in 7. Conduct a home drill  food-rummage sale to re- Mr. and Mrs. Guy L. the house, especially bed- at least four times a year. plenish their funds, which Brown, of Dunmore, whose r Fire can Warm Your Heart  are very low. The proceeds 55th Anniversary will be ], Or Break It  will benefit the Volunteer Nov. 11, 1976. Fire Department and the Others who visited dur- '],,,,],,,,,[[j''"" 4-H Club of Hillsboro. ing the day were Mrs. Alma Money leR over will go to Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. buying magazine subscrip- James Y. Pritchard and tions for the Library. The James, II, Mr. and Mrs. sale is set for October 23, Albert Wilfong, Charles Saturday, at 10 in the and Patricia; Mrs. Daniel Hillsboro Firehouse. We hope to do well! Never be Careless About the Causes of Fire Remember -- Fire Feeds On Refuse and Waste Pocahontas County Reunion The llth annual Poca- hontas County Reunion was held in Warren Ohio, at Packard Music Park on Mrs. Marguerite Gay and Mrs. Lena Weatherholt returned home last week from a 10 day visit with their son and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Gay, and family, in Hortonville, Wis- consin. They were traveling on Tony and Jason Sharp, Mrs. Betty Rhodes and the C&O train that was September 12. There was a sons of Mr. and Mrs. Tom son, Michael, leR Colnm- derailed in Fayette County. bus hio b ,,lane this They were badly shaken up large turnout and some harp, are pictured with ,v --:  .... but notinjured All of the 5 were there for the first "apple blossoms they took morning to spenu melt   ^  o ^-"-es remain time. A few failed to regis- from an apple tree full of .... ",-...", - --, Mrs u u,,  ,, ,ter, After-a dslk/mm4mo!oom on the Frank Mann Carl n , Tim - -ea Wmgm ma  was meal, Bill Terry and some farm. of his singers furnished entertainment which was enjoyed by all. Reservations have been made for next year at the same place on Sunday, September 11. Let's all try for a big turnout and bring someone new. Those attending fTom Po- cahontas County were Mrs. Wilton McMillion and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert VanReen- an, from Hillsbore, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert VanReenan, Marlinton. Others attend- ing were Mr. and Mrs. Auburn Smith, Meadville, Pennsylvania, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Slayton, Zelienople, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Fred Slayton, Har- mony, Pennsylvania, Mr. and Mrs. Harold McMillion and Debra, Ashtabula, Ohio, Mrs. Oleta McMillion Baber, Jefferson, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Fay Woods, Akron, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Galford, Lori Sowers, Bon- nie Blazek, Carl Taylor, Raymond and Ruthie Ward, Ernest and Betty Sutton, all of Newton Falls, Mr. and Mrs. James Woods, Cuyahoga Falls, Bob Burns, South Euclid, Ruth Fisher, Cleveland, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Woods, Copley, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Elza, Neven, Jolene, Trevor, Kevin and Mark Elza, West Farmington, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Ken- neth Cross, Louisville, Ohio, C. N. Stanley, Bill Terry, Wayne and Alma Taylor, Canton, Ohio, Dave Troeciak, Dale and Phyllis Dilley, Melinda, Doug and Donna Dilley, Garfield Heights, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. James Elza, Terry Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Moore and family, of Leavittsburg, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Deal, Masury, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hebb, Youngs- town, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest VanReenan, Mrs. Genevieve McKenney Dum/re and daughter, Sue Ann, Renee Cummings, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dilley, Naomi Anderson and Gene McKenney of Warren, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Notting- ham and son, Steve, South Amherst, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Myers, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Hughes, Gertie Halges, Burl and Rhoda Steele, (no address given)- Mrs. Sadie Gum and Mrs. Willa Whanger, of Durbin, will attend Grand Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, in Charleston, this weekend. Mrs. Gum is Grand Representative from West Virginia to Alabama and will participate in cere- monies. III III II my, of Tampa, Florida, Mrs. Hatton is Mrs. Rhodes daughter. Mr. and Mrs. John T. transferred to buses, be- Sheets, of St. Petersburg, cause the location was not Florida, visited his aunt, accessible by road. Mrs. William (Lula) Hiner, in Mountain Grove, _Vir- a, and other relatives in St a igh t The Sheets were on their way hoae from a trip through the western states in their motor coach. Libby Rexrode madinto R). P& narrow escape. The pas-m sengers were taken to l Thurmond in cabooses and Marltn{on Motor ]Inn part of your '76 Bicentennial Visit To beautiful and historic Poeahontu Cunty Two Diaing Rooms, with Lounge, to set're you aad youz family, friends and guests. INSURANCE L. Jay Kniceley Nospilalization-Autm0bil0-Fire tile-Farm tbbilJty Insuranoo 917 Third Avenue Madinton, W. Va. 24954 Phone 799-6243 WARD'S Fairmont Mobile Home Sales IL iS0 Somth ELILIN$, |. In. Phone 686-5488 or 616-1t1! LarlLesl Soloclion in Oeudral Wed |irgimit t, I and 4 DEH00M MODELS Ample FiNmdn8 imdmdim8 FIA 01fioo Hoers: Ilia. llmr Fd, I-I; H, I-I; Smn, 1-t There was a dinner given in wonderfld pastor Rev. die Markley and his Sept. 19 at 1:30 in the room at the Church in Those present Markley, his wife, and daughter, Susie, and Mrs. Woodie son and daughters, Thompson, Mr. and Denver Underwood, nise Hutchison, Becky, Barbara sons, Timmy, Billy; Wanda Mike and Dawn; Mr. Mrs. Elmer Hoover, and Mrs. Bill Galford, and Mrs. Arnett Gertrude Heckert, Brake, Mr. and Mrs. Botkins and son, Mrs. Botkins and son, bert, Mr. and Mrs. moth Botkins, WimpY kins, Mary Alderman, md Mrs. Aceil Ryder children, Roberta, Susan and Aceil Jr.; Thompson, Arick and Ryder, Mr. and Mrs. Dean and children, Paula and Lynn: Mrs. ra Byrd, Orpha Vance, Mr. and Mrs. John Rev. Markley wife received 2 double layer cakes, a cake made by Doyle, of Green a Bible Cake, Rhonda Botkins, of Head. He received real nice gifts and a derful time was all in the Lord. FOR From Your Power Company ra is one: in a- ses of replies to questions being asked by our custo- mi- Answering today is Jim Patton, Elkins Division Manager. QUESTION: Why do you charge a penalty when I Pay my electric bill a few days late? ANSWER: It is unfortunate that Some of our customers have this misunderstanding. We do not a penalty for late payment. We do offer worthwhile discount for early payment electric bills. The practice of allowing "prompt discounts" or "cash discounts" goes far in the history of American business. It is means of encouraging eady settlement of accounts--and early settlement of saves a lot of expense which have to be reflected in prices. A very large majority of Monongahela tomers pay their electric bills in time earn the prompt payment discount. This us the cash early enough that we can our bills in time to earn the discounts by our suppliers. And those discounts earn by prompt payment of our bills thousands of dollars that would have to be added to electric rates. The cost of electricity is higher today if our costs continue to increase, the must increase accordingly. One way you help hold increases to a minimum is by payment of your electric bill. But we also your help in conserving energy in every possible-- to conserve the diminishing resources of the country and to save for yourself. M0n0n@hela Power