Thursday, September 17, 1964
From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp
Still terribly dry. Frost Monday and Tuesday, except where there was fog. 34 in town Tuesday.
Teddy Moore, III, raised 13 hills of Kennebec potatoes out Onoto way and in spite of his grandmother’s pessimistic view of the number 13, he came up with a good crop, a bushel of big ones and then a bushel of the usual smaller ones. One of the nice ones weighed two pounds and two ounces.
50th Wedding Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Clawson Underwood, of Huntersville, will celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Monday, September 21, 1964.
They were married in Marlinton on Monday, September 14, 1914, by the Rev. William Price.
They are the parents of nine children, and have seventeen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Gary D. McPherson, head basketball coach at Virginia Military Institute, was one of the 160 candidates in the school of Education who received Master’s Degrees in Administration from the University of Virginia recently.
Coach McPherson was also initiated into Phi Delta Kappa, Professional Fraternity of Education at the University. This is an honor only persons with high academic averages received, Coach McPherson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. McPherson, of Cass.
Prize Winning Sheep
Orlan Shears, of Arbovale, exhibited his Suffolk sheep at the Highland County Fair last week. Three ram lambs took individual honors of first and second place and champion and the pen won first place. Three ewe lambs placed first and second and this pen also took first place. He will enter his sheep in the Pendleton County Fair at Circleville this week.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. David W. Beverage, of Buckeye, twins, names Dallas Edward and Dorothy Evelyn.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Walton, of Frankford, a son, named David Allan.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. David Dilley, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Terrie Lee.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kramer, of Buckeye, a son, named Jerry Lee.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Nottingham, of Durbin, a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Oliver, of Dunmore, a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Armstrong, of Marlinton, a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Green, of Quincy, Massachusetts, a daughter, named Julie Ann.
Jerry Lee Kramer, infant son of Robert L. and Jo Anne Long Kramer; burial in Wanless Cemetery near Cass.
James L. Graham, 61, died in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico; a son of the late James and Mary elizabeth Graham; a veteran of World War I; burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
The Rev. William T. Shannon, 60; a former pastor of the Marlinton Church of the Nazarene.
Charles Spencer, 90; born in Highland County, a son of the late John J. and Elizabeth Wilfong Spencer. Burial in in the Lebanon Church of the Brethren Cemetery.