November 22, 1962
From the desk of
Mrs. Jane Price Sharp
The Christmas lights, strung with pine and rhododendron, went up across the streets of Marlinton last weekend.
Marlinton stores will be open Wednesday afternoon due to the Thursday holiday.
The Armstrong brothers and their dogs were over from Staunton last week and joined the Sheets, Galfords, Taylors and others in the Dunmore and Green Bank area in a big bear hunt. The group got three bears, each weighing around 150 pounds. Those killing bears were Ray Corbett, Everette Dilley, Jr. and Warren Sheets.
Harvey Buzzard, of Stony Bottom, has some pullets that are really out to break some egg records. He brought in four eggs that totaled 21 ounces, three weighing 5 ounces and one weighing 6. The largest eggs was 4 ½ inches long, measuring 9 ½ inches around the long way and 6 ½ inches around the middle. They are white chicken – he did not know the name – and he had gotten them at the Southern States store.
The 17th Annual Farming For Better Living Awards Banquet and Program was held at Durbin last Friday evening honoring the farm families enrolled in the program for 1962.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert G. Moore, who operate a sizable livestock farm near Dunmore, won top honors, and a $25 cash award.
In the part-time farming group, top honors and a $15 cash award went to Mr. and Mrs. Max White, of Minnehaha Springs.
Miss Linda Lee Cassell provided the dinner music at the piano and H. A. Yeager led the group singing. Special music was provided by the Durbin Quartet.
The Arbovale Rolling Rockets held their monthly meeting November 6, 1962 at the Community Building at Arbovale. The meeting was called to order by our president, Nancy Waybright.
We decided to make two new 4-H signs for our community project. Wayne Gillispie and Douglas Snyder are going to make the signs.
Wayne Gillispie, Jerry Turner, George Shears and Nancy Waybright gave the following reading: “My Teeth and I.”
Nancy and Janie Waybright, Phyllis McLaughlin and Susan Gillispie sang a song about eating the proper foods for clean and healthy teeth.
After the meeting was adjourned, we had a wiener roast and played games.
The monthly meeting of the Pine Grove Peppy Steppers 4-H Club was held on Thursday, October 25, in the home of Doris and Diana Grogg, with twelve members present.
Our vice president, Harry Auldridge, called the meeting to order, by singing our club song followed by the 4-H Pledge.
Officers elected for the following year are as follows: President – Becky Rexrode; Vice President – Harry Auldridge; Secretary – Doris Grogg; Treasurer – Mary Auldridge; Reporter – Diana Lambert; Song Leaders – Judy Cassell and Diana Grogg; Recreation Leaders – Ray Vandevander and Rosemary Lambert.
Discussion then followed concerning our community project and different ways to make money for the club treasury.
The next meeting will be in the home of Diana and Rosemary Lambert.
The meeting was adjourned. Refreshments were served by the hostesses.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Deputy, of Dunmore, a son, Robert Richard.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cochran, of Renick, a daughter, Jo Ann.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Keith McLaughlin, of Huntersville, a daughter, Alice Diane.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Tyler, of Marlinton, a daughter.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Symes, of Eastport, Long Island, New York, a son, Nathan Symes, Jr.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Hiner, of Norfolk, Virginia, a son, Charles Edward.
“The Sad Sack”
Jerry Lewis – Peter Lorre
“The Delicate Delinquent”
Jerry Lewis –Darren McGavin
“Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation”
James Stewart –Maureen O’Hara - Fabian