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August 12, 1965

Astronomers at the National Radio Observatory at Green Bank have detected and measured a radio emission line caused by excited hydrogen which will be valuable in the study of far-off constellations. There were previously only two lines known to radio astronomers. Dr. Peter G. Megger, a staff member, and Dr. Bertil Hoglund, a visiting astronomer from Sweden, made the discovery.
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While Elkins was rated on national TV last week as the coldest spot in the nation at 37 degrees, it was 35 degrees at the Scout Camp.
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The Greenbrier River flow last week was 1.58 which, according to Ilean Walton, is usually the October level.

The Surprise
A good crowd turned out Friday evening to join in the surprise party for Marlinton’s first triplets, Amy Lynn, Lee Ann and Julie Sue Brill. The High School Dance Band, under the direction of Suzie Jett, was there to surprise their band instructor, after a few complications concerning paint-ed floors in the band room.
The business people of Marlinton and the Chamber of Commerce joined to give proper recognition to three young citizens. They were unable to be present but their surprised parents received the gifts. Those included a $100 bond for each child, $72., a case of Similac, baby travel kits, bottle warmers, silver spoons, birthstone rings, a month’s supply of dairy products and diapers. A doll was presented to their sister, Jane. The gifts were from the following business places:
C.J. Richardson, Curry’s Super Market, Marlinton Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Shrader’s 5 cents to $1, City Cut Rate, S. B. Wallace and Company, Kent Galford, Jr., Marlinton Electric Company, Carl’s Taxi, Gulf Service Center, The Dever Store, Smith Funeral Home, The Pocahontas Times, A&P Store, Eye’s Dairyland, Home Products Meat Market, Southern States, Ware’s Appliance and Repair, Williams Supply, Marlinton Motor Sales, Marlinton Speed Wash, Marlinton Flower Shop, Marlinton Journal, Burns Motor Freight, Rexrode’s Insurance, Brown’s Plumbing Shop, Mrs. Frank Johnson Insurance, Marlinton Cleaners, Pryor’s Chevrolet, Elsie’s Snip and Curl Shop, Viola Abdella – Town office, First National Bank, Style Rite Beauty Shop, Lang’s Dress Shoppe, Jim Martin, C&E Market, H&P Store, Western Auto Store, Arnold Weiford, Malcomb’s Taxi, Neal Kellison, Marlinton Motor Inn, Sam Moore’s Garage, Wooddell’s Jewelry Discount, Bank of Marlinton, Loretta’s Beauty Shop, Dr. Mallow, Moses Lunch and Pool, Royal Drug Store, Pocahontas Loan and Mary Godwin.
The Chamber of Commerce gave high chairs or feeding tables for the three young young ladies.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Alderman, of Mill Point, a daughter, named Teresa Lynn.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Workman, of Hillsboro, a daughter, named Teresa Kay.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Long, of Cass, a daughter, named Sandra Jean.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Marion Morrison, Jr., of Washington, D. C. a daughter named Frances Louise

John Lee Sharp, 21, of Dewittville, New York, was killed August 9 when his car wrecked on the curve at Seebert Wilfong’s at Fairview. He was a son of Sterl and Nellie Bennett Sharp, formerly of Slaty Fork, and had just finished his Army basic training. Norman Carr suffered shoulder injuries in the wreck and a Dean boy was also with them, but was not injured.
Joyce Galford, age 16, of Baltimore, Maryland; a daughter of Neil and Hilda Hamrick Galford, formerly of Cass and Dunmore. Burial in the Arbovale Cemetery.
Laura Ellen McCoy McClung, 71, of Marlinton; born at Droop, a daughter of the late Noah D. and Mintie Cutlip McCoy. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Taylor McNeill Morrison, of Buckeye, a son of the late Claiborne and Bertha Auldridge Morrison. Burial in Mountan View Cemetery.Samuel Orin Gum, 70, of Hinton, a son of the late L. C. and Anna Jane Sheets Gum. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery.
Neal Nottingham, of Piqua, Ohio, former sheriff of Pocahontas County.
Phoebe C. Wolf, 78, of St. Petersburg, Florida; born at Dunmore, a daughter of the late Charles C. and Mary M. Taylor Cook.
Mrs. Lena Daugherty was called to Michigan last week, by the death of her son, Carl Smith.

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