Thursday, October 18, 1973
Charlie J. Taylor, of Dunmore, recently dug a 15 prong stalk of ginseng and his grandson, Gary Wayne Taylor, a 12 prong; each weighed three-fourths pound.
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Mrs. E. E. White, Sr., of Minnehaha Springs, saw a flock of geese on her way to Charleston last week.
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Mrs. Sandy Rose, of Campbelltown, brought in a branch from a raspberry bush in her back yard. It was about the largest ripe raspberries we have ever seen plus green ones of all different sizes, and bloom, too.
MARLINTON TOWN COUNCIL
At a special meeting, the Marlinton Council ordered a new water pump for the water plant; heard that all the fire hydrants are here; voted to contract EDA to see if any grant money is available.
They heard a report from the State Department of Highways about new street lights which will be installed with walk and wait lights on corner in about six months with state and federal funds.
After considering eight applications, Don Shrader was hired as a meter attendant. He turned down the job as he had other employment. John Hayslett was employed.
In order to relieve the financial situation, one policeman, Bill Buzzard, will not work after the first of the month.
Dr. Armstrong to Speak
Barbara Nottingham Armstrong, formerly of Durbin, will be the guest speaker for the annual Home Demonstration Program Achievement Activity, October 26. Dr. Armstrong will discuss problems facing today’s family… She is a graduate of Green Bank High School and received her B. S. and M. S. Degrees from West Virginia University and a PhD. Degree from Ohio State University with a specialization in Family and Child Development… She is the daughter of Mrs. Bruce Nottingham, of Durbin…
The following were among those in Charleston for the Meeting of Grand Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and the installation of Mrs. Mary Jo Sharp as Worthy Grand Matron, a historic first for Pocahontas and the Huntersville Chapter, the smallest in the state:
Mesdames Mary Jo Sharp, Frances Graham, Maude Bumgardner, Susie Rogers, Bea Gladwell, Pearl Ward, Blanche Sharp, Mary Elizabeth Weiford, Edna White, Willa Whanger, Madeline McComb, Mary Kay McLaughlin, Eloise How-sare, Marjorie White, Mary Ann Beverage, Lorena Anderson, Mamie Pritchard, Helen Hannah, Mabel Peerson, Virginia Haddock, Frances Hively, Portia Hamrick, Misses Margaret Wilson, Bobby Jo Sharp and Robert Sharp.
Mrs. Minnie W. Potter, 83, of Buckeye, a daughter of the late James and Matilda Auldridge… Funeral service was held from the Buckeye Presbyterian Church with burial in the McNeill Cemetery at Buckeye.
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Delbert Hanson Reed, 59, of Marlinton, a son of Nettie Waugh Reed and the late Jesse Reed… Funeral service from the Marlinton Untied Methodist Church with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
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Mrs. Pearl B. Williams, 78, of Airville, Pennsylvania, a former resident of Hillsboro. Funeral service from the Emmanuel Church at Lobelia.
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Darlene “Candy” Cain, 16, a sophomore at PCHS, and a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cain. Funeral service from the Edray Methodist Church with burial in Gibson Cemetery.