November 4, 1965
Lots of hunters with powerful rifles come home without deer, but Mr. E. E. White, of Minnehaha Springs, last week, got one by leaving the gate open. The Whites had heard dogs early in the morning, but thought nothing of it. Later she went to the garden and found a fine big doe who had knocked herself out against the fence. In getting away from the dogs, the deer had gotten into the garden enclosure and the strong new fence proved too much for her. At first they thought the deer must have been diseased and weak but they found she had hurt her back and been stunned in a frenzied effort to get over the fence after being chased by dogs. Conservation Officer Covert Poling had been called. He shot the deer, and Mrs. White lost her steak dinner. The Whites recalled a similar incident many years ago in “Granny” White’s garden.
Roger Sharp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Sharp, is the champion of The Northern Zone of West Virginia and the Pittsburgh District of the Punt, Pass and Kick contest, sponsored locally by the Marlinton Motor Sales and the Lions Club. He scored 262 1/2 points at Pittsburgh last Saturday and will compete again for Regional honors in Pittsburgh on November 28 at halftime of a professional football game.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hamrick, of Hunters-ville, a son named Denver Dharl.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Phillips, of Marlinton, a son, named Chris Richard.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Acie Spencer, of Marlinton, a daughter named Sheila Reneé.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Combs, of Hun-tersville, a daughter named Laura Ann.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Barlow, of Dunmore, a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crone, Jr., of Hampton, Virginia, a son, named Robert Lee, III.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Shafer, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Robin Evelyn.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Sharp, Jr., of Covington, Virginia, a daughter, named Lucinda Diane.
R. S. McNeil died at his home in Marlinton October 31, 1965, of a heart attack. Arrangements are incomplete pending the arrival of his son, Lt. Col. William R. McNeil, from South America.
Mary Edna Byrd Beverage, 76, of Clover Lick, widow of Harper Beverage. Born at Dunmore, a daughter of the late Walter W. and Ida Cole Byrd. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Mrs. Nora Dale Kershner, 71, of Warm Springs, Virginia, formerly of Hillsboro; born at Alvon, a daughter of the late Humphrey Keyes and Susan Gardner Keyes. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Alex Allen, 55, of Hillsboro, was killed October 27, 1965, in a logging accident on Kennison Mountain. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.