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HUBCAP KICKOFF PARTY Hinton was one of several 2 - Hinton News Tues. Oct. 31, 2017 communities around the state r More and More People are Reading our Newspaper chosen to be a part of the WV Community Development Hub's Community of Achievement Program (HubCAP). Working with Summers County, the City of Hinton, and local citizens, the HubCAP program will empower the local community to achieve a data driven community project. At the kickoff party on November 9th' the attendees will give their feedback on the project they most want to see Because a recent survey found that The LOWER 9 HAS GONE TO WAR: The global conflict brought about the the flanks of locomotives and cars; undertaken. The projects will focus- ARer the attack on Pearl Harbor, need for unity and self-sacrifice on from calendar paintings to scarves, on building redevelopment and HINTONNEWS is the favored source Dec. 7, 1941, the Southern Pacific the part of democratic people. All the classic poses of Chessie and business recruitment. for three out of five for local news and issued an advertisement, that the The Chessie, probably had theher two kittens as well as her "old The kickoff party will be held advertising items. Save $$$. Call "Limited and hotshot freights are advertisement that appealed to the man" Peake are shown, many in full November 9th from 5-7:30 p.m, in queens of the rails longer." Other hearts of Americans the mostcolor. All the "classic" railroad the Freight Depot (509 Commercial railroads joined in the same theme, : Judging from the 40,000 letters the calendars that become a national Street) Registration and that the government has first call on ~ company received in response. Most institution in the 1930s, 1940s, and networking begins at 5 p.m., while all equipment for the movement of of the letters requested a copy of the 1950s are included speakers will start around 5:30 p.m.; Monday through Friday, or send this coupon to men and materials. The interests of calendar on which appeared theChessie has gained a fame thata roundtable discussion and dinner the address below and we will bill you for your 52 passenger and shipper became illustration of the famous"Chessie." is hardly exceeded by any other will follow the speakers. All are week subscription, secondary. "If you could look down The scene was entitled "Lower g has corporate symbol in American welcome and encouraged to come on the amount of railroad equipment gone to war." It pictured the kitten industry. The C&O adopted her to celebrate the past, present, and Name it takes to move a single armored that usually occupied a berth forced entice passengers to its air- future achievements of the Hinton w,an division you would see .... 75 trains," to curl up underneath one that had conditioned Pullmans in 1934, but area. Please contact Sarah Rogers Address reads an ad which depicts a civilian a military cap on it. before long she was selling all the or Cris Meadows at 304-466-3255 stepping aside to let a boy in khaki Chessie was created in the fall of things the railroad had to offer, and with any questions. City State Zip__ entera train. . 1933 by G Gruenwald, a Viennese had been joined by a family of two The railroads no longer solicited artist to symbolize the quietlook-alike kittens, usually in the freight or passenger business. No restfulness of air-conditioned travel same restful pose, and the more Summers Co. Farm Bureau TEAR & MAIL TO: longer could you get Pullman "Sleep like a kitten." Almost wide-awakePeake, who stayed with AnnuaIDinner THE HINTON NEWS reservations ten minutes before the overnight the railcat became aher in many ads up to the 1950s It is that time of year again. P. O. BOX 1000 trainwas due topullout. Excursion national legend as "America's when his popularity waned. TheThe Summers County Farm HINTON, WV 25951 bargains couldn't be found, the sweetheart," while C. & O. was40,0001934 calendars werejust the Bureau would like to invite all to its railroads did .not want your dubbed. "The railroad with a heart." beginning. Their popularity was County Members & their families to t.. ~ .......... business. Instead you were asked Chessie's boy friend is Peake, a such that over 400,000 were being our annual dinner which wiU be held The up in the emergency room at the weekends and holidays, and neverThe above is a reprint from The The book is 64 pages of heavy 70- The Annual Dinner will be held Leffcer.[.o After a nasty fall offa horse I ended not to ride trains, especially on handsome tomcat, distributed by 1947. Nov 4,2017@5:00p.m. ~a~or Summers County ARH. They to Washington, D.C., unless the trip Train Dispatcher by permission, pound coated book stock, with color at the Summers Co. Memorial Bu ding, to , . #~ U|##I~ "r~llfltl~, checked me out, then put me in an was essential to the war effort. TLC Publishing of Sterling, VA. reproductions of many of the Chessie il " Hin n WV /1 I Ig41~l~ | |IHI | ~ ambulance headed to CAMC in The rationing of highway traffic is publishing a book titled, "Chessie, calendars in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, Please bring a covered dish & lets ~/'/lt|l Charleston, caused more people to want to ride The Railroad Kitten by Thomas W. as well as scores of smaller black- celebrate another year of membership. | t#~ 20 years ago, the Summers on the crowd rails. If it had been " Dixon, Jr., and is expected to be and-white reproductions of Chessie eace time it'would have been an ready to ship about mid to late and her family from the hundreds County Hospital could have treated P .... answer to railroad management's October 1988. This superbly of ads that have appeared over the .... Dear Editor me right here. Over the years the dream But, if was next to impossible illustrated book will tell the whole years with full text of history. The If you want your spouse to dsten ano pay strict attentmn to every word you The Walk for Her Lifetime hospital has had to make many at this time to buy a locomotive, story of the cuddly symbol of the book is saddle stitched and priced" " Committee would like to thank changes just to stay open. The cost . . say, talk in your sleep. coach or even a hand car. The would- Chesapeake and Ohio Railway from at a very reasonable $10.95 plus --Anonymous every Summers County citizen who of health care has risen beyond what be passenger was even restricted her beginnings in a 1934 passenger $1.00 postage .... supported us this year in our fund' many people here could afford, and from hikin as there was shoe train ad campaign to the naming of This book will make an excellent raising efforts in this our 21st year. people us_ed the hospital's emergency g . forservices for their primary care and rationing, the whole C&O/B&O/WM railroad Christmas gift. Toplace orders, send I ~Er~rt~r= MrUtDQ [ You have helped US raise $18,000 One ad showed the shadow of a system for her; from her firstcheck or money order in the amount~rrl~ H.vvr~,.~ [ individuals who have been " " . then couldn t pay. Our hospitalNazi soldier blocking the path of a appearance in Fortune magazine of $11.95 to TLC Publishing, 303 IHinton News is open ~ , [ diagnosed with breast cancer and/ struggled - cut services, affiliated woman and man with a suitcase and timetables to being painted on Aaron Court, Sterling, VA. 22170. i Monday thru Thursday [ or need a mammogram but cannot " with ARH in Raleigh County,, " ] Business H6urs: [ afford one. changed the third floor to a nursing _ . _ [ Mon. & Tue.: 9 am to 4 pm. I Our committee has been plannIng Ope a Up for 1 I " home and sometimes asked for Thurs.: 9 am to 4 pm. Technolo J w.0.: 9amto 12pro. this year's event since July We have financial help from the State. The gy obs , sold tickets for a $500 cash prize .~ ' expansion of Medicaid as a result of during the Summers County Hall of . hel ed to -- ='i# t.e,as ageo, t.eAOA Commun ,y ,ollege Students Fame Football game, outside of stabilize the hospital perhaps Kruger, Magic Mart, and Save A - " because it is now receiving some Lot. Bobby Lilly was this year's compensation for all the care they camp;j ...... :i[w Winnef:Wefaisedver$190Oatur"a~6~iifi~''~'