Thursday,\u00a0August 27, 1964\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nWe let last week pass without mentioning the cold spell. On August 15 the temperature reports varied from 32 in Green Bank District, 34 on Williams River, to 36 and 38 in Marlinton. Most places were protected by fog, but gardens were reported killed on Elk\r\n\r\nWorth special note are the two beds of lovely asters on the Marlinton Post Office lawn.\r\n\r\nI. B. Francisco in July caught a large-mouth bass, 22 inches long, weighing seven pounds, measuring 19 inches around the middle, in Warner\u2019s lake on Williams River. He said it was about like a pig on the end of a fishing line. Snowden Rogers did the official measuring and Mr. Francisco\u2019s picture is to be in the Conservation Magazine soon.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nCass Train\r\n\r\nPaid passengers on the Cass Train [as of] Tuesday totaled 23,155, passing last year\u2019s total. On Sunday there was a record crowd of 1,195.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nSchool\r\n\r\nChildren will be returning to the schools of Pocahontas County this week and motorists are reminded to be extra careful in their driving remembering the 15 miles an hour speed limit in school zones and to stop as a bus is loading or unloading.\r\n\r\nCity Policeman Stanley Wooddell tells us the town has painted cross walks and the word SCHOOL in big yellow letters on streets approaching the Marlinton school. He urges motorists to be watchful for the thousand or more students who will be going to school each day.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nVesper Program\r\n\r\nMiss Madeline McNeill\u2019s Buckeye White Savages 4-H Club will present a Vesper Program for the Swago Home Demonstration Club at the Lower Buckeye Church on Sunday, August 30, at 6:30 p.m. The group will then go to the Buckeye Schoolhouse for a wiener roast given by the Club for both Miss McNeill\u2019s and Mrs. Gladwell\u2019s 4-H clubs\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nBrownsburg News\r\n\r\nMrs. Mary Davis has returned to Columbus, Ohio, after spending her vacation with Mr. and Mrs. Leal Truss and other relatives and friends in Brownsburg and Marlinton.\r\n\r\nMr. and Mrs. Sanford Boggs, Lee and Inez, and Mrs. Mabel C. Boggs accompanied Mrs. Inez Massey back to Johnstown, Pennsylvania.\r\n\r\nKenneth Lacy, of Plainfield, New Jersey, is visiting his mother, Mrs. Margaret Lacy, in Marlinton, and grandmother, Mrs. Emma Lacy, in Seebert.\r\n\r\nMiss Charlotte Lacy has returned to her home in Marlinton after spending her vacation with her brother, Robert Lacy, of Delaware.\r\n\r\nMoody Wilson, Phillip Daughterty, Ernestine Maurice and Miss Josephine Boggs, of Brownsburg, Justin Peter Kabwe, of Northern Rhodesia, accompanied Rev. and Mrs. Carl E. Boggs to Lewisburg, where Rev. and Mrs. Beecher Ward held services at John Wesley Methodist Church Sunday, July 19.\r\n\r\nMiss Effie Walker remains ill at her home in Brownsburg.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nBIRTHS\r\n\r\nBorn to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McNeel, of Hillsboro, a daughter, named Barbara Lee.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nDEATHS\r\n\r\nMrs. Cora L. Shinaut, age 80, of Marlinton; a daughter of the late Wilham Roman and Mary Perkins Roman; burial in Mountain View Cemetery\r\n\r\nMiss Gustava Alberta Barnes, age 51, of Marlinton; a daughter of the late Richard and Ida Robertson Barnes; a telephone operator at the Denmar State Hospital; burial in the Brownsburg Cemetery.\r\n\r\nMiss Sheila Juanita Slavens, age 25; daughter of Hal K. Slavens and the late Flossie Townsend Slavens; resided with her uncle, Jess Townsend, since infancy; burial in the Bethel Cemetery.