Thursday, March 2, 1966

BIG EGG
Mrs. Minnie Kessler, of Cass, sent us a big egg that measures six and one-half inches around the middle and eight inches around the ends. It had two yolks.
Ernest Kelley was in last week to pay his subscription and told of seeing a bear several times lately across Knapps Creek on his farm. The water has been high and he couldn’t get over to check into the bear’s activities.

Homemakers of Tomorrow
Green Bank High School’s 1966 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow is Miss Paula Clarkson… Miss Clarkson is from Cass, and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Clarkson.
Hillsboro High School’s 1966 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow is Karen Chappell… She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Chappell.
Harriet Johnson is Marlinton High School’s Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow… She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.Z. Johnson.
Test papers of all school winners in the state are being judged, and State Homemaker of Tomorrow will be selected soon, and she will receive a $1,500 college scholarship and her school will be awarded a complete set of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. The second-ranking girl in the state will receive a $500 scholarship.

4-H News
“Four-H Horizons” was the theme used by the Buckeye White Savages 4-H Club when it met at the Buckeye School house for its February meeting.
The devotionals were given by Libby Graham using “Make Your World Beautiful” and “The Salt of the Earth.” …
Demonstrations and illustrated talks were given by a number of the members, namely, How to Sugar Cure Hams, How to Prepare Bacon to Keep it From Rolling and also how to prepare the meat for exhibit at the Ham and Bacon Show, by Hope Rimel; and How to Make an Apron, by Susan Viers. A talk on Requirements for Baked Desserts was given by Sharon Shrader, also a demonstration on the proper way to blend ingredients for pastry.
The program consisted of a story – Keep Your Eyes on the Horizon, read by Rose Ellen Waugh; poems: The Open Door, read by Mike Broce; Others, by Susan Viers; Life’s Path, by Sarah Ann Howard; I Have Lived, by Jaynell Graham; Song, I Had a Little Chicken; Talk – Choice Bits, by Jerry Duncan; Talk – Common Sense, by Hope Rimel; Lessons from a Dog, by Kenneth Wilfong; Song, A Boy and A Girl; Talk – Four Fold Citizenship, by Sharon Shrader; Thinking Out Loud, by Sue Barkley; Poem, My Influence, by Karen Wilfong; Talk – This is America, by Libby Graham.

BIRTHS
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles McQuain, Jr, of Clover Lick, a son, named Charles Edward, III.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kelley, of Clover Lick, a son, named Thomas Olen.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. David Asbury, of Richmond, Virginia, a son, named David Shane.

DEATHS
Charles Addison Nottingham, 84, of Durbin; burial in the Nottingham Cemetery.
Charles S. Simmons, 69, of Durbin; born in Randolph County, as son of the late Howard and Solinda Spon-augle Simmons; married to the former Anna Lantz.
Mrs. Lucy Ellen Pritt Jackson, 89, of Elkins; born at Hillsboro, a daughter of the late Fielding M. and Elizabeth Smith Pritt.
Miss Mary S. McNeil, 83, in the Stonewall Jackson Hospital Nursing Home; born on Kerrs Creek, a daughter of the late Capt. John Adam McNeil and Emma Moore McCown McNeil. Burial in the New Monmouth Church Cemetery.

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