May 6, 1965
Guy Faulknier, Mayor; Viola Abdella, Recorder; Councilmen, J. W. Moses, Libby Rexrode, Robert Miller, Layman Davis, Paul Gladwell.
James Waugh, Mayor; Viola Abdella, Recorder; Councilmen, Thomas Moore, Neal Kellison, James Michael, Harvey Hamrick, Herb McClure.
A slate of candidates for the Town of Durbin was selected at their convention last week as follows: J. B. Gragg, Mayor; Jim Wilson, Record-er; Councilmen: Roscoe Boothe, Bill Parg, Frank Collins, Ray Robertson, Hays Marshall.
Nominated on the Citizens Ticket in the Town of Cass last Thursday was P. F. Long, Mayor; William D. Terrell, Recorder; Clifford Barkley, Gene Crist. G. L. Dahmer, Glen Grandon and Marvin Moss, Councilmen.
A new experience last Thursday afternoon was a visit to Middle Mountain cabins to view the filming of a TV commercial. We were accompanied to the location by George Turner, who is production supervisor for Televideo Corporation, the company making the film for Maxwell House Coffee…
The commercial will tell the story of a forest ranger’s daughter preparing a snack for her father, tripping through the woods, seeing on the way a cub bear, fawn and rabbit, winding up the stairs of a fire tower to deliver the muffins and Maxwell House coffee to her father.
The ranger father actor had completed the scenes at Spruce Knob…
The crew descended on the cabin, washed windows, put up curtains, added flowers and adjusted reflectors, adjusted cameras – and waited for the sun to stay out long enough to get some shots…The animals were brought from the French Creek Game Farm.
Mr. Turner said he scouted around several forests before settling on the Spruce Knob tower because its size allowed room for cameras, etc.
He had only praise for the cooperation he had received from Monongahela National Forest personnel and the Game Farm. Plus he liked their quarters at The Hermitage very much.
A Piano Festival for students in West Virginia was held Saturday at Morris Harvey College under the auspices of the West Virginia Music Educators Association. Arno P. Drucker, chairman, of the Applied Music Department of West Virginia University, was the judge.
Those entered were Sue Caplinger, Jaynell and Elizabeth Ann Graham, Pamela Jackson, Elizabeth McNeel, Ann Powell, Cornell Moore, Nancy Bowen, Grace Jane Moore, Janice Nelson and Wesley McCune.
Rating sheets and certificates were presented to each student. The highest rating was superior and Elizabeth Graham received this rating. Others of our group rated excellent and very good.
Mrs. Mildred Seagraves and most of the parents accompanied them to Charles-ton.
The American Legion Post No. 117, of Durbin, was host to the Ninth District Convention on Sunday, May 2. Dinner was served by the Ladies Auxiliary. Seventy members were present. A fine time was had by all.
Mr. and Mrs. Lorraine Hill and children, of Baltimore, Maryland, spent Easter vacation with their parents, Ira Workman and the E. E. Hills, of Lobelia.
Mrs. Jessie Rose and Mr. and Mrs. Lanty Rose and sons, Gregory and Bruce, of Betterton, Maryland, spent the Easter holidays with her mother, Mrs. Carrie Morrison, at Lobelia.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Blackhurst, of Cass, are attending the World’s Fair in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley McNeill and children, Michael, Paul and Carol, of Buckeye, and June Landis, of Hillsboro, wre sight seeing in Newport News, Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Virginia, last weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Daetqyler spent the weekend in Helvetia. Mr. Daetwyler attended the big ram supper of the Rod and gun Club there. About 700 people consumed 60 bushels of ramps.
Gib G. Sage, of Great Lakes Navy Base, spent fourteen days leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sage. He finished his boot training there and continued on a few days to play on the First Basketball Team in the Tournament.
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Graham, 95, of Buckeye; a daughter of the late David Colter and Mary Elizabeth Colter. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
William H. Adkison, 86, of Marlinton; born at Seebert, a son of the late Allen and Margaret Adkison.
Burial in the Mountain View Cemetery.