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.... r'-- 1 2 - Hinton News Tues. March 7, 2017 P More and More People are Reading our Newspaper Because a recent survey found that The HINTON NEWS is the favored source for three out of five for local news and advertising items. Save $$$. Call Monday through Friday, or send this coupon the address below and we will bill you for your week subscription. 1 Name , Address (please print) City State TEAR & MAIL TO: THE HINTON NEWS P, O. BOX 1000 HINTON, WV 25951 All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass. With the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, donors can conveniently schedule and manage donation appointments, access their donor card, track the impact of their donations and earn rewards. Donors can also save up to 15 minutes at the blood drive by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questions ' oiiline at RapidPass before coming to their appointments. "I've always thought it was the right thing to do, to donate when it was convenient for me," said Lance Ford. "But a~r my triplets were born premature and needed Notice By Roy L ong EXPENSIVE JUNK: transmission locomotive was located just east of the bridge over In 1942 Robert R. Young interest explored. C&O Ry. officials met with the railroad tracks and New River took over control ofthe Chesapeake Baldwin Locomotive works and off Temple Street. and Ohio Railway Company and Mr. Westinghouse Electric Company to Baldwin delivered the first Young became Chairman of the explain their needs and they decided locomotive in 1947 and the other two' tO Board of Directors. the answer was a coal-fired steam- early 1948. The C&O Ry. assigned 52 Mr. Young was a dreamer with turbine-electric locomotive.Afar the them road numbers 500, 501 and multiple plans to make passenger designs were completed, three of the 502 Class M-1. service attractive eventhough C&O locomotives, capable of speed up to The maintenance work was Ry. was a coal hauling road as100 miles per hour, were ordered at complete, the stainless steel opposed to passenger service. He a cost of $590,000 each, or a total passenger cars and the locomotives dreamed of providing pullman expenditure of one million seven had been delivered but the all service from the Atlantic to the hundred and seventy thousand daylight streamlined coach train Pacific coast,using his famousdollars for the three locomotives, was yet to be established. In the slogan;"a hog can ride coast to coast The arrangement for the main meantime, the train went on display unmolested, why could not components of the worlds heaviest at major cities along the route "THE passengers do likewise?" His efforts locomotives were unique. The coal CHESSIE" was to run. In 1948 the [ produced uniformed pretty ladybunker with a full capacity of 9.5 500 went on display at the Chicago hostesses and movies on C&O Ry. tons was on the head end followed Railroad Fair. The other two I first class passenger train.Anew, all by the control cab, a fire tube boiler, locomotives were used on [ coach daylight schecluled passenger and the turbine-generator established passenger trains for _l train was planned to run each way compartment. This unit was about a year but they were out of daily between Washington, DC., and followed by a water tender unit with service about fifty percent of the Cincinnati, Ohio and would beacapacity of25,000gallonsofwater, time. named, "THE CHESSIE." The train The running gear consisted of two It wasn't long until it was obvious would be made up with a combin.e, sections. The lead section had a four passenger service on the C&O Ry. followed by two coaches, a cabin wheel leading truck not powered, would nevei-be able to compete with dome car, five coaches, a family followed by an 8-wheel, four axle air travel. Despite efforts to provide coach, a loungecar, twin unit diner truck, three axles powered. The better service, passenger revenue and a coach lounge dome second section had a 4-wheel, two continued to drop at an alarming observation car. All stainless steel axle guide truck not powered, rate. C&O Ry. officials decided to cars built by Budd. The schedule followed by an 8-wheel, four axle drop the proposed all stainless steel called for a 12 hour trip between truck, three axles powered and then streamlined dome-coach train before Washington and Cincinnati. followed by a 4-wheel, two axle it made its maiden trip and the In order to maintain the schedule, trailing truck with one axle powered, passenger equipment was sold to extensive track realignment and The leading truck had 36" wheels other railroads except for a very few improvements had to be made on while all other wheels were 40". The cars. transfusions in the neonatal fourteen miles of heavy curves power generating unit consisted of It was also apparent the M-l intensive care unit, I decided that it between North Mountain and a 6,000 horsepower., 6,000 r.p.m, steam-turbine-electric locomotives was more important to seek out Lowell, West Virginia. This work impulse steam turbine connected to would never be able to match the opportunities to donate, rather than included drilling a new tunnel at two d. c. generators supplying power diesel locomotives for economy or just waiting until it was convenient Fort Springs, West Virginia with a to the traction motors producing a availability and they were sold for to me. The Red Cross apps and length of 2,806 feet, largest double continuous electrical tractive force junk in 1950. notifications make it very easy to track bore on C&O Ry. and also of over 48,000 pounds, with a These engines, largest passenger find a location near you, and they building a new bridge over the maximum of 98,000 pounds forpower ever built, were a great are so courteous, respectful and Greenbrier River at Lowell, West starting, failure. Not so much because of effficient. Virginia. Facilities were built at Cliftofl mechanical problems but because of There is really no excuse not to The train would have to crossForge where the westbound train the era they arrived. Had it been ten donate. It's such a small thing that mountainous territory in Virginia could take on coal and water while or twenty years earlier, no doubt makes such a big difference!" and West Virginia and maintain a making the passenger stop. The they would have been very March has been recognized as speed averaging at least 60 miles per same facilities were built at Hinton successful. Red Cross Month by every U.S. hour, therefore,.a powerful electric i for the eastbound t~li~n~nd v~ ,:,~,~ ..... :% ! president since 1943 in celebration ..... . ; , ............... w~mm~ TT~ __" i . ' , . . ".r~ ..... *'! ....... . Suicide Llfehne ofthe Red Cross volunteers who help ..... : ..... UtlHK Annou-nees DONATIONS OF BOOKS Ascension Episcopal Church is in need of books for their Free Books For Kids program. We would appreciate any donation of books for children of all ages, from pre-schoo! to high school. No text books please. We have served Summers County with this program since August of 1993, and have given over 20,000 books to children of all ages. All donations would be greatly appreciated. Call Joanne Duvall at 304-466- 3358 for info One cow produces from 200,000 to 350,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime. by Dr. Colleen Logan health issues in adulthood, (NAPSI)--Contrary to previous including from anxiety and research that suggested that as depression, and may even consider students' popularity increased so self-har' and suicide later in life. does their bullying behavior, many While all children face conflict, parents may be surprised to learn the results of a recent study from disagreements among peers can usually be resolved in some way; Princeton, Rutgers and Yale however, experts say, it's the Universities. It found that popular repetitive nature of bullying that kids who publicly stand up against can cause harm. Even as kids start bullying may actually help more standing up for each other, parents than school officials'efforts to curb must remain involved and watch the behavior. While this new what their kids say and do face-to- research is hopeful, targets of face and online. Consistent and bullying are more likely than early intervention at schools and in nontargets to consider suicide, the home can help mental health which leads to nearly 4,600 young issues in adulthood as a result of lives lost each year, according to the bullying. Centers for Disease Control and Pl:evention. During October, which is Bullying Signs Your Child Has Been Prevention Month, and throughout Bullied the year, you can encourage your children to stand up for their Warning signs that children have peers. One way is to approach experienced bullying include bullying from a strength stance are depression, anxiety, loneliness, to teach youths to be upstanders, not changes in sleep and eating bystanders. patterns, and loss of interest in What Kids Can Do activities they used to enjoy. They Children should be encouraged to may also experience a decrease in say something if they see bullying academic achievement and behavior. By standing up an saying participation, that it's not OK, they will show Long:Term Effects Of Bullyingothers that bullying will not be Those who were bullied and tolerated. survive the challenging between and Kids should also get a responsible teenage years may face mental Main Street Care Now Accepting Private Pay and Medicaid Patients A small nursing home located on 3rd floor of summers county hospital. 304-466-6090 Jack's Bargain Located between Advanced Auto Parts and Save-A-Lot Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7 Sunday 1-7. Phone 681-207-7347 Come out and check out our bargains. LETTERS POLICY Letters are welcome, but no more than one letter each month will be accepted from the same writer. Preference will be given to letters of 300 words or less. Longer letters may be shortened or rejected. Letters must be signed and must include an address and phone number. The telephone number will not be published. Letters by E-mail will not be accepted unless followed up with a signed letter. Letters will be edited for grammar, spelling, taste, syntax, and libel. Names will not be withheld. Address them to Letters to the Editor, P. 0. Box 1000, Hinton, WV 25951. Summers Count] ..... Humane Society/ ACWP " is a non-profit group Oi local those in need by giving their time, volunteers that is here to help. money or blood. Join their ranks by The West Virginia Department that for every completed suicide, Suicide Intervention Skills, the Do you need to have a/pet making an appointment to giveof Health and Human Resourcesthere are 12 people who attempt gold standard in screening and spayed or neutered or need blood by using the Red Cross Blood (DHHR) today announced the it: Last year, approximately 40% assisting suicidal callers. Callers assistance with vaccinations? Donor App, visitingNational Suicide Prevention of West Virginians who called the to the Lifeline are provided crisis or calling 1-800- Lifeline,1-800-273-TALK, is Lifeline were veterans, counseling, treatment referrals, and Please call 855-WV4-PETS RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). partnering with First Choice "There is a clear advantagefollow-up services. When necessary,. Services, a local non-profit in having these calls answered emergency procedures are used and Leave a Message. organization basedin Charleston, to locally," said Kimberly Walsh, to dispatch first responders. All ~ Do you have a litter of puppies answer calls from West Virginians DePUtY Commissioner of DHHR's services offered by the Suicide '[ or a dog to turn in or have seen and offer assistance during their Bureau for Behavioral Health Prevention Lifeline are free and, a stray or lost dog? Please call time of need. and Health Facilities. "West confidential, our Animal Control Officer 304- Suicide is a major Cause of Virginians take care of each other "The partnership . marks '~ 466-4860. Have you witnessed preventable death in West Virginia. and using the Lifeline will lead to a concerted, statewide effort ~ . an animal emergency? In 2015, 340 PeOPle in the state a greater understanding of ways to to make suicide intervention i F~lease call 911. died by suicide, the 14th leading effectively support our families and services more widely available," ' cause of death in the state. That neighbors." added Walsh. ''This initiative will HEALTH DEPARTMENT means someone in West Virginia Calls to 1-800-273-TALK will significantly enhance the state's SCHEDULE dies by suicide nearly every 24 be answered 24 hours a day, seven ability to ensure that those who Immunizations are given every hours. The American Foundation days a week. All call line staff reach out for help get the help they Ylonday and Wednesday at the for Suicide Prevention estimates have received training in Applied need." ~ummers County Health Department. Please call if any questions 304-466-3388. Event Postings Via Expl Summers County Tourism Website If your business or organization . has any upcoming events you would like help promoting please go to submitevent and complete the form so we can add your event to our calendar and help further promote it through social media: You can find Cows drink anywhere from 25 to 35 gallons of water each day, an amount , us on Facebook under "Explore equal to a full bathtub. They also eat 40 to 50 pounds of feed daily. Summers County." We also have a adult involved and properly report the bullying incident: Bystander bulletin board in our window if you i silence won't help curb the bullying have event fliers for display. behavior. Befriending those who are bullied LAMP "You r Full-Service Service Station" can go a long way. While there are LAMP also offers free group and many reasons bullies pick their one-to-one tutoring by trained 466-0133 targets, those who seem lessinstructors and tutors to prepare vulnerable may no longer be targets, adult learners to pass the West Participating in school zero- Virginia High School Equivalency tolerance policies can help shape the test. Group evening classes are future of bully prevention methods, available from 4:00 - 8:00 pm in As l~ds are empowered to stand up math on Tuesdays and Thursdays for eachother, administration and and reading and writing on faculty as well as parents should Wednesdays. rewardthegoodbehaviorinsteadof For more information, call For Pay At the Pump Gas & Diesel Fuel only punishing the bad behavior. Shalom at 304-466-4490 or visit us To help even more, children can on the 3rd floor of the Library. We actively participate in anti-bullying look forward to helping you reach activities and projects. 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