Thursday,\r\n\r\nOctober 29, 1964\r\n\r\nFrom the desk of\u00a0Mrs. Jane Price Sharp\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nWhen the Cass Train finished its last trip for the season Sunday, it had carried 26,058 adults and 6,980 paying children (over six), plus 3,400 at the Forest Festival for a total of 36,438 since May.\r\n\r\nDr. Paul Price and Dick Hunter, of Morgantown, were here last Thursday to replace the brass plate on the Andrew Price stone memorial near the fairgrounds, originally built in 1931.\r\n\r\nA man from Mullens was injured by being hit in the face with shot last week while he and a friend were turkey hunting. He was taken to Charleston.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nNew Book\r\n\r\nPocahontas County has another native son with a book on the market. \u201cTumult on the Mountain\u201d is the story of lumbering in West Virginia from 1770 to 1920, by Roy B. Clarkson, Assistant Professor of Biology at West Virginia University. Dr. Clarkson was born at Cass and the book is dedicated to his mother, Mrs. Mertie Clarkson, of Cass. He has been collecting information and pictures for years and from his collection of over 1,000 pictures, the book has 257 full page reproductions of mills, loggers and engines that are most interesting. He includes a map of boom towns, dictionary of logger\u2019s words, and traces the history of logging from the forests as the pioneers found and used them, to the climax of the big cut.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nBirthday Party\r\n\r\nOn Monday, October 12, a surprise birthday party was given for Rev. David Rittenhouse in the recreation room of the Church of the Brethren. The honored guest was presented with a 1,200 12 gauge Winchester shotgun, a hunting coat, boxes of ammunition, a hunting cap, a hunting license and other gifts.\r\n\r\nThe Rittenhouses just recently returned to the States from a three year term of mission work in Ecuador.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nHomecoming Queen\r\n\r\nThe attendants for the Marlinton High School Homecoming Queen, Mary Lee Shafer, are:\r\n\r\nSeventh Grade \u2013 Rose Ellen Waugh, Eighth Grade \u2013 Anna Sue Thomas. Ninth Grade \u2013 Carolyn Sharp. Tenth Grade \u2013 Barbara Curry. Eleventh Grade \u2013 Linda Moore. Twelfth Grade \u2013 Jeannie Harkleroad.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nFOUR-H CLUB NEWS\r\n\r\nAt the re-organization meeting of the Buckeye Winners 4-H club last month the following officers were elected:\r\n\r\nPresident \u2013 Roland Armstrong; Vice-President \u2013 Lonnie Armstrong; Secretary \u2013 Chucky Davis; Treasurer \u2013 Mary Beverage; Reporter \u2013 Frankie Long; Song Leaders \u2013 Ruth Dunn and Helen Dunbrack; Game Leaders \u2013 Danny Armstrong and Henry Armstrong.\r\n\r\nThe next meeting will be a Halloween Party and initiation of new members.\r\n\r\nFrank Long, Reporter\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nOn Wednesday night, October 14, Sharon and Jo Ann Sharp entertained the Minnehaha Braves 4-H Club with a Halloween party following the regular monthly meeting.\r\n\r\nThe following new officers were installed:\r\n\r\nPresident \u2013 Albert Wade; Vice-President \u2013 Alice Kelley; Secretary \u2013 Betty Markley; Treasurer \u2013 Joe Sharp; Reporter \u2013 Edwin White; Song Leaders \u2013 Brenda and Joyce Markley; Game Leaders \u2013 Sarah Kelley and Betty Brown.\r\n\r\nAlice Kelley had charge of the devotions.\r\n\r\nWe sang West Virginia Boys and Girls.\r\n\r\nScripture \u2013 Psalms, third chapter, tenth verse - Evelyn Foster.\r\n\r\nReading \u2013 No Age Limit to Education \u2013 Joe Sharp.\r\n\r\nPoem \u2013 It Pays to be a Christian \u2013 Brenda Markley\r\n\r\nPrayer \u2013 Jo Ann Sharp.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nBIRTHS\r\n\r\nBorn to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelley, of Harrisville, a daughter, named Teresa Ann.\r\n\r\nBorn to Mr. and Mrs. Robert McNabb, of Marlinton, a son.\r\n\r\nBorn to Mr. and Mrs. George Cochran, of Marlinton, a daughter, Letitia May.\r\n\r\nborn to Mr. and Mrs. William Brock, of Cass, a son.\r\n\r\nBorn to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wilfong, of Renick, a son.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nDEATHS\r\n\r\nMrs. Lena L. Adkison, 85, of Buckeye; widow of Harper Adkison; a daughter of the late William A. and Clarissa McNeill Duncan. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.\r\n\r\nMrs. Bertie Lou Varner, age 77, of Boyer; widow of James H. Varner; burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.\r\n\r\nHoward Granville Ray, 93, of Durbin; born in Raywood, a son of the late William and Birchea Sampson Ray. Burial in the Boyer Cemetery.\r\n\r\nMrs. Lucy Edgar Beard Ferguson, 56, of Huntington. Born at Auburn in Culpepper, Virginia, a daughter of Thomas Lee and Nettie Callison Beard. After the death of her mother in 1915, the family came back to Hillsboro. Burial in the Wilshire Boulevard Memorial Gardens.\r\n\r\nMrs. Effie Susan Shrader, 82, of Rainelle. born at Dunmore, a daughter of the late W. H. and Mary E. McCloud Carpenter. Burial in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery.\r\n\r\nDr. Joe S. Parsons, 63, of Elizabeth, a former pharmacist in The Royal Drug Store in Marlinton. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.