Thursday, June 3, 1965
Sidney L. Goodwyn, of the Marlinton High School faculty, has been selected to attend West Virginia Univer- sity’s first summer institute to combine the studies of biology, chemistry and earth sciences. The Institute is supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward McElwee and children, Lura June and Donnie, are leaving Thursday for Lara-mie, Wyoming, where Mr. McEwee has a National Science Foundation scholarship for a second year at the University of Wyoming. The McElwees will travel the southern route this year going by Nashville, Tennessee, and will visit the Grand Canyon and Salt Lake City, among other points of interest, on their way.
Carolyn Nottingham, of Dunmore, is an instructor and resident advisor at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. She is also taking a course toward her doctorate. Carolyn was selected as one of the soloists to perform with the orchestra in a concert. She sang “Elsa’s Dream,” (Lohengrin) by Wagner.
Thursday a big old bear reached the end of the sheep killing trail, shot out of a tree by Hunter Thomas and Albert Mace. The raider had gotten some of Arthur Friel’s sheep and he called on Argile Arbogast and his dogs, Now, Argile and his men and his dogs had been embarrassed last week by a bear going right in between them, so they were all set for bear.
With a dozen or more men – we only saw Argile, Larry Arbogast, Bill Ruckman and Walter McNeill – they took stands to keep the bear from taking off to Cheat and the dogs started in on the head of Clover Creek. Three miles of rough chasing and the dogs had the bear treed. Two rifle shots found their mark but it was a shot gun slug under the jaw that really put the bear out of commission and saved some dogs from getting killed.
Hog dressed, the bear weighed 286 pounds, and the educated guesses put the weight at 306 pounds on foot. Not real fat, but in good shape, the good sized animal was judged to be seven or eight years old.
Worthy of some credit and publicity was the senior member of the dog pack – “Lead.”
“Lead” is 12-years-old, and, figuring that seven years in a life of a man is equal to one in a dog’s life, “Lead” is the equivalent of an 84-year-old man. “Lead” started strong and he fought that bear for three miles and was there at the base of the tree at the finish of the hunt.
“Lead” is a son of “Steamboat,” the famous bear dog of the Sharp twins.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Dean, Jr. of Minnehaha Springs, a son, named Jeffrey Allen.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jose Fonseca, of Santa Clara, California, a son, named Joseph Warren.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Moore, of Fortuna, California, a daughter, named Elizabeth Margaret.
Steven Paul Hardee, three-year-old son of Paul and Exa Kellison Hardee, of Woodbridge, Virginia, of an accidental gunshot wound received a short time earlier on the Kellison farm on Stamping Creek. Burial in Fairview Cemetery at Fair-view Lutheran Church in Virginia.
Mrs. Pearl McClung Tallman, 77, of Cass, a daughter of the late Joseph and Minnie Clapper McClung. Burial in Bethel Cemetery on Back Mountain near Durbin.
Richard C. Jones, 82, of Marlinton; born in Doddridge County, a son of the late William P. and Laura Firth Jones. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Word comes of the death of Mrs. C. W. Ruckman, in Spokane, Washington. She was a former resident of Mill Point.
Mrs. H. Dorothy H. Myles, 41, of Gnadenhutten, Ohio; born at Cass, a daughter of the late Albert E. and Pearl Myers Harouff. Burial in Gnadenhutten Cemetery.
Gilbert S. Barrett, 66, of Buckeye; born at Spice, a son of David and Sarah E. Adkison Barrett. Burial in the Morningside Cemetery at Renick.
Henry Carpenter, 81, of New Albany, Ohio; born at Dunmore, a son of the late Hanson and Mary Elizabeth McCloud Carpenter. Service was held at Interment Eastlawn by the O. R. Woodyard Co. Moose.