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8-Hinton News Thurs. Feb. 14, 1980 Art On Display 1e work of West irginia artist Jim Lester is now on display in Bluefield State Coil. ege's tlebert Art Gallery. The exhibit of seventeen works may be seen through March 5. "Through the show has the look of paintings, the attitude is one of drawing with various media and processes including college, Kodolith, lacquer trans- fers, scrim, pencil and metall- ic acrylic paints," said an art depmment spokesman. "One is reminded of Rauschenberg except here there is more con- trol of the fragmentary bits of reality into an implied grid. The themes are those of fantasy in Servicemen In The News Burl Stover Burl Stover of Sandstone a member of the 811th Ordinance Co. Amino, Rainelle, was rec- ently promoted to Specialist 4th Class. Others promoted were : Carol McClung of Leivasy, who has been in the unit for two and half years and is employed by And- erson Paving ; Richard Sapp, a Rainelle resident and employed by Ray's Builders who has been with the unit three years; and Robert MeClung of White Sul- phur, who has been in the unit three years. Stover who is employed by Summers County Commission on Aging has been with the unit two years. little Thomas Mieheal Jolllffe celebrated his Ist birthday at his hmne in Pipestem Satur- day February 9th. He had cake and ice cream served to him. His cake was in the shape of a boy's treasure chest. It also' had bis name spelled out in it. lie is the son of Mr, and Mrs. Thomas Edward Jolllffe and has one sister Christinla Sue age (3) . He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Lane of Nilnitz and Mrs. Hattie J. Jell. life of Hinton and the late Thomas Benton Jolliffe. Great grandosn of Mrs. Eva Mae Lane of Beech Run and late F.L. Lane. Mrs. Ada Mae Bragg of lllnton and late JoSeph Bragg. Grant West Virginia University has received a $111,953 grant from the West Virginia Department of Highways to develop safety improvement criteria for high- way intersections in West Vir- ginia. Richard E. Ward and Arup K. Mallik. associate professors in indostrial engineering, and Ronald W. Eck. assistant pro- fessor of civil engineering, are in charge of the project. Hospital Note Summers County Hospital February 8, 1980 Dismissed: Marie Linkenho- ker, Jasper Allen, Steven Kes- aer, William Turner, Renda Meadows, Melinda Williams, Naomi Adkins, all of Hinton: Wanda Fox, Jamie Bradley, both of Alderson; Doiphine Va- ndall. Meadow Bridge', Bobby Shoekley, Lindside; and Ruth Kessler, Wayside. Admitted: Renda Meadows, Opal Gaines, Lakisha Bond. Kevin Cyrus, all of Ilinttm; Raymnnd Neely, Pipestem; Ja- mes Stone, Meadow Creek; Barbara Yancey, Rainelle; Wmdrow Brown, l,illian Adk- ins, (;race liill, all uf Alder. biological, mathematical, and ' electronic images evident in his high school activities and honors at Logan High School. Lester is a recent graduate of the master's program at Mar- shall University and has al- ready won recognition in sev- eral juried shows in West. Mr- ginia including Allied Artists, Exhibition 280, Tri-State Arts Association, Bluefield Art Club and Logan County Painting Ex- hibition. Most of the work from this contemporary art show are for sale with a general price range of $50 to $200. A reception is being planned for March 5 along with a work- shop paper-making. While more information on the workshop is forthcoming, interested persons should contact the Art Depart- ment or Office of Continuing Education at Bluefield State College at 325-7102 for addit- ional details. VA NEWS Q-- What is the Veterans Administration's objective in setting up career development centers throughout the country? A-- These centers provide disabled and other veterans current career and job inform- ation, training in lob-finding skills and approaches, an - understanding of career devel- opment, and direct placement or referral for job placement assistance. Q-- I am a veteran of WWII a non-service connected pension for blindness. Can I get a seeing-eye dog through the Vet- eraus Administration? A- Yes. If eligibility requi- rements are met, VA will pay for your training to use the dog and will provide medical care for the dog. Q-- Can a school be held liable for veterans' individual educ- ational overpayments? A- A school is potentially liable for overpayments direct- ly resulting from false certif- ications of registration or att- endance or failure to report changes in the status of vet- erans attending the school. Byrd's.Eye View By U.S. 8engtor Robert C. Byrd Sports and Sacrifices The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan has prompted the United States to seek the transfer, postponement, cancellation or boycott of the Moscow Summer Olym- pic Games. Ideally, the Olympics should be above politics, but, in fact, the Games have been politicized by nationalistic displays on many occasions -- most notably in 1936 when Hitler used the Berlin Games to propagandize the Nazi war machine. American attendance at the Summer Olympics would allow the Russians to duplicate the Nazis' charade, aml would lend respectability to the So- viets' armed aggression in a neighboring country. American withdrawal from the Moscow Games would be keenly felt by the Soviets. It would be even more difficult to explain to file average Russian, who may not hear through state-controlled news of the world's outrage over Af- gimnistan. The Soviets are counting on the Olympics to serve as a showcase for, and to briner prestige and legiti- macy to, their Communist country. The U.S. Senate has ap- proved overwhelmingly a resolution calling for the Unid States to boycott the Olympics regardless of whether Soviet troops with- draw from Mghanistan. The resolution goes a step further than the President's proposal of a boycott if the Russians are not out of Afghanistan by Feb. 20, an event considered unlikely. The Senate resolution also calls for the creation of a permanent home for the Summer Games in Greece, where the Olympics began in 776 B.C., and a permanent home for the Winter Games in a neutral country, such as Switzer- land or Austria. Many U.S. athletes have trained countless hours dur- ing several years in preI- aration for the games, and their sacrifice will be great if an alternate site or al- ternate games cannot be arranged in time. But, let us not forget the sacrifice of the American hostages in Tehran and their families a sacrifice that the Soviet Union ig- nored when it vetoed United Nations economic sanctions against Iran. The 600,000 Afrhans who have been driven from their homes by the ruthless So- viet invasion are also mak- ing sacrifices, as is Nobel Peace Laureate Andre Sak- harov, who was exiled by the Soviets for his criticism of his country's action. These sacrifices should be kept in mind as the United States contemplates a fitting response to the Soviets' adventurtsm. Pepsi's Got A Lot To Give bottled by Pepsi-Cola. Inc, of Alderson, W. Va. under authority of Pepsico, N. Y. By Bill- Dressier We have, at one time or another, had a dog that was the pet of the family. They were loved and cared for as a mem- ber of the family. This was the same love that we had for our pet dog Marnie. He was an English Shepherd and he had long, black hair with a ring of long white hair around his neck and down his chest. He had white hair on his feet and a tip of white on the end of his tail He was so ugly, when he was a pup, that your friend, who had given him to our family, called him "Skunk Face". He was marked in every way, with soft, curly, brown hair, lhat resembled a skunk. When he matured, he grew into a beautiful, grace- ful English Shepherd dog. He had one distinct feature and that was his left ear. It never stood up m a point as his right ear, but it always flopped over. Marnie came to our home through the kindness of our friend, Mr. C.J. "Jim" Lilly, who clerked wtih me at the Hinton C&O Yard Office. Our daughter, Jeanie, had a beau- tiful German Shepherd dog that was killed by a truck, and I was trying to find her another dog to ease her sorrow. "Jim" Lilly told me that his sister, Carol. who lived in Charleston, W. Va., was telling him that a pretty white collie had been killed by a car, and that she had left four puppies in the field which was close to lmr home. She was trying to find homes for these puppies, and "Jim" told her that we would take one of these puppies. This is how Marnie became a member of our fam- ily. Every member of our family loved him, but my wife claimed him for her dog. She trained him to shake hands, and he dearly loved to ride in our ear over to the Dairy Queen to eat a cone of ice cream. He watched every move that the girl clerks made in preparing his cone of cream. My wife and our three children always took him riding with them every Sunday af- ternoon. They were driving along the highway one summer afternoon and the car windows were down. Mantle saw a herd of cattle and he immediately tried to jump through the open window to chase the cattle. Our daughter, Kloris, grabbed him by his hips and pulled him back into the car. After that incident, the family had to keep the car windows up to prevent him from jumping out of the car and being killed. He loved to swim and bring sticks back to us that we threw in New River which was below our camp at Barksdale. tie also loved to run up and down the bottom which was along New River, and he always kept the members of our family in his sight One day our daughter, Jeanie, went swimming with her friends in the pool at Bass Lake Park. which is just ab- ove our camp at Barksdale. The girls walked from the camp up to the pool to swim and Mar- nie decided to follow them. My wife let him out of the camp a little later and he ran as fast as of the pool!" ne children in the his legs would hit the ground in pool were screaming, and they order to catch up with Jennie were frantically trying to swim and the girls. They were swim- out of the pool. Jeanie had to ming in the middle of the pool take Marnie out of the pool and when Marnie saw them. He take him. back to the camp crawled under the fence, that where they kept him on a leash surrounded the pool, and swam until they finished their swim. toward them. One girl shouted, Marnie was also a guard for with our dog Marnie. Sudden ly, a hound dog jumped out fr: under a nearby house and att emptyed to bite Grant. Like $ flash, Marnie jumped on thai hound and gave him a goo beating. Marnie loved ever member of our family, in facL he was also friendly to every' "That bear is in here l" The every member of our family. I one, but everywhere my wtf children thought that Marnie remember one summer when went, he was right behind ha was one of the two bears, that our son, William, and our dau- We were fortunate to hay! Howard and Emmett Fox kept ghter, Jennie, took Wflliam's Marnie with us for a happy t$ iFor Toda i place of in the joy He can pr, rom The kl unto the It0 the c herefore t of the in a cage at the park, had son, Grant, for a canoe ride on years before his death, but the broken out of the cage. The life New River. They were carry- memory of his faithful |l[i guard yelled, "Get that dog out ing the canoe to the river, and with us will never be forgott i Livestock Market Alderson Livestock Market Rep6rt o[" Livestock auction sale held Friday, February 8,' 1980 amounting to $13,086.20. 49 head of livestock was sold by 12 different consignors, and 22 buyers. Heifers: Good, 58.00- 58.00; Standard, 51.00- 53.00; Utility, 45.OO- 50.00. Stockers & Feeders: Steers : Good, 74.00- 78.00; Medium, 71.00- 73.00. Steer Calves: Good, 77.00- 80.00; Medium, 72.00- 75.00. Bull Calves: 73.00- 78.50. Baby Calves: 60.00- 69.00. flogs: No. 1, 58.00- 37.50; No. 2, 34.OO- 35.50; Sows, 26.50-28.25; Pigs, 15.00- 17.50. Cows: Utility, 46.00- 48.75; Canner & Cutter, 43.00- 45.00. Bulls: Commercial & Good, 57.OO- 00.75; Cutter, 54.O0- 58.OO. Heifer Calves: Choice, 71.00- 74.50; Good, 66.00- 70.00; Med- ium, 60.00- 64.00. Personal Rodney J. Conner is a pat- ient in the University of Vir- ginia Hospital. Room 531 South Wing, T.V.C. Charlottesville, Va. 22904. He is recovering from surgery. going ox the Lord Grant was walkin along behind, en. ] [tanbers 32: " e years, f CARD OF" THANKS ' forward The fami of Eul[enia Noble wish to thank everyone C, od'sco, I that his who sent food and flowers or helped in any way. herit the that tff We especially wish to thank the Ronaid Meadows eo, Reuber . tribe of Funeral Parlor and Pastors Woodrow Beaver and Ear eleftonth I Wa00. let ofWhtosas lYthee, let r i Daughter Grace Wlkel oy 3:24, Grandaughtor Marjorio Gallon va:gtaYterbe al succes,. g I/r,, !...+;.. ,, I1 n -- tb.et " eland that' I / alenIlne LPaTLCe did Feb. 16 ., le:tnu:lh; 1' t tt __ -- at the _ [norC:c G Moose Lo e ::,::: 00.wloose Loage -0,0000es Music by "Spectre" s5/Couple-002"/Stag I Corinth ---.-_.__ eY Verse F :the peace c iris, to the ed in one b I kful. Coloss .----_____ Recipe 0N BROWr 'k Steamed I lglanders e Members & Guests RADIO SHACK Prices Good Thru Sat. Feb. 23rd * PRE00:IDEn . 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