Thursday, October 31, 1968\r\n\r\nAbout an inch of snow accumulated on the mountains Friday night for the first snow. Someone said The Pocahontas Times used to report the first snow with the old prediction that the snows of the winter would number the same as the days remaining in the month; that would make about six.\r\n\r\nMrs. Frank Mann, Sr., of Clover Lick, called Tuesday afternoon to tell us Mr. Mann had seen a big flock of wild geese flying south. They had to fly through snow, too.\r\n\r\nAutomotive News\r\n\r\nMarlinton\u2019s special automotive group held two regularly scheduled meetings on October 21 and 28.\r\n\r\nThe group met at the Marlinton Motor Sales and Brill\u2019s Esso Station.\r\n\r\nNext scheduled meeting is Monday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Mr. Bennett\u2019s classroom. Neal Kellison will be in charge and will be discussing car costs, especially in regard to insurance.\r\n\r\nParents of teenage drivers or prospective drivers should encourage attendance at these informative programs. These programs are proving to be interesting to the youth attending and should help in forming advantageous attitudes toward driving.\r\n\r\nLETTER\r\n\r\nDear Mrs. Sharp:\r\n\r\nI have a song we wrote and I would like very much for you to put it in your paper The Pocahontas Times.\r\n\r\nGuys over here would be very thankful to you for it. We are in Viet Nam.\r\n\r\nI get to go home in January if the Good Lord is on my side. I hope you can read it. I wrote it by candle light and that is taking a very big chance. I am the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Weatherholt, of Marlinton.\r\n\r\nThank you very much,\r\nRobert Weatherholt\r\n\r\nSONG\r\n\r\nLost in the \r\nMiddle of Nowhere\r\nLost in the middle of nowhere\r\nViet Nam is the spot\r\nWhere we are doomed to spend\r\nThe rest of our lives \r\nIn the land the Lord forgot.\r\nDown the rice paddies and mountains\r\nDown where a man gets blue\r\nDown in the middle of no where\r\nA million miles from you.\r\nWe sweat, we shiver, we freeze.\r\nIt\u2019s more than a man can stand\r\nWe are not a bunch of convicts\r\nJust defenders of our land.\r\nWe are sitting here in our memories\r\nWaiting for our gals\r\nHoping while we are away\r\nThey have not married our pals.\r\nFew people know we are living\r\nFew people give a damn\r\nAlthough we are forgotten\r\nWe belong to \u201cUncle Sam.\u201d\r\nAnd when we get to heaven\r\nSaint Peter will surely yell\r\nThese men are from Viet Nam\r\nThey have served their time in hell.\r\nSP.4 Robert Weatherholt and men of Second Sec. C. Brty. 7-15 Arty\r\n\r\nBIRTHS\r\n\r\nBorn to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Robertson, of Marlinton, a daughter, Ruby Ramona.\r\n\r\nBorn to Staff Sergeant and Mrs. Curtis Sharp, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Katy Marlene.\r\n\r\nBorn to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Cassell, of Cass, a daughter, named Ronda Lynn.\r\n\r\nDEATHS\r\n\r\nMrs. Myrtle E. Mayse Moore, 80, of Marlinton, a daughter of the late William W. and Almanda Galford Mayse. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.\r\n\r\nHassell Scragg, of West Hamill, died in his trailer near Frost, due to a gas stove with insufficient ventilation. His family had gone out for a while and found him on their return. \r\n\r\nMaggie Virginia Clutter, 84, formerly of Marlinton, died in Washington, D. C. She is survived by her son, Tom Clutter, of Marlinton.\r\n\r\nMrs. Winola Warner Wilmoth, 55, of Durbin, a daughter of the late Paul and Lelia Stratton Warner. Burial in Wilmoth Cemetery at Bartow.\r\n\r\nIra H. Rexrode, 75, of Beverly, formerly of Bartow; burial in the Rexrode Cemetery at Blue Grass, Virginia.\r\n\r\nAlexander Cornwell, 58, of Clover Lick, a retired coal miner. Burial in Richwood Cemetery.