Thursday, May 14, 1970
Keith Moore brought in an egg with two flat sides – he had gotten two of them in his usual egg delivery from Mrs. Clyde Baxter. Mrs. Baxter says she has one hen, a white leghorn, which lays these eggs regularly.
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That May freeze – may it be the last this season – occurred last Thursday morning. Twenty-two reported from Durbin and Green Bank. Leaves on nut and some other trees were curled and black, but maple seemed unharmed.
Tops in Nation Wool Sold
The Pocahontas County Wool Pool again topped the market at the Annual State Wool Sale held last Thursday at Elkins. The Pocahontas Pool, selling as a separate lot, was taken by Wellman Industries of Johnsonville, South Carolina, at 53.61 cents per pound. A total of five wool firms were on hand to submit sealed bids on the eight lots of wool…
It would appear now that the Pocahontas County Pool is the highest selling wool in the United States, having topped the pools in Virginia and Pennsylvania, according to Walter Jett, Secretary of the marketing association…
The machinery is being moved from the Tannery now, and August 31 is the final date for removal of all equipment. Some supervisors, office workers and maintenance men will continue working for awhile.
Mrs. John Boswell was hostess to the Marlinton Woman’s Club at her home at Huntersville Friday evening.
The program was presented by David Sheibley, who gave a demonstration on cooking a chicken curry with rice.
Mr. Sheibley has turned the hobby of cooking into a profession.
He was the former owner of Grant’s Tavern Restaurant and The Golden Gobbler Restaurant in Blacksburg, Virginia. For twelve years he was a tropical planter for the Firestone Rubber Company in Liberia; while there he managed the Firestone Country Club.
Mr. Sheibley is now a Pocahontas County resident, making his home at Wildwood Farm, Huntersville.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Queen, of Dunmore, a son, named William Ray.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Loudermilk, of Hillsboro, a daughter, named Michele Lee.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Nick Circosta, of Stockton, California, a son, named Nick Circosta, III.
Erma M. Ware, 62, of Marlinton, a daughter of the late Buke and Lou Friel Ware. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Deward A. Hill, 64, of Droop, after suffering a heart attack while fishing at Beard. Burial in the Sunset Cemetery at Jacox.
Andrew T. Beale, 69, of Elkins, formerly of Campbelltown. Born at Mace, a son of the late Thomas and Mary Jane Smith Beale. Burial in the Mingo Cemetery.