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Continued from Pg. 1-A arrangement." Mr Anderson elaborate upon the arrange- in a prepared news release by the West Virginia Depart- :of Health. Center is located on Xtmately 100 acres on the of Lewisburg. Also situ- property is North House owned by Greenbrier and operated by the county society, and Carnegie Hall, arts and cultural institution. ,'s proposed lease does not jurisdiction over either of Itwo facilities. Continued from Pg. 1-A Landers is employed by AI- T-Shirts of Fairlea where he with owners Dave and in producing colorful designs which become art. Mr Landers does all Hotel's design work and created attractive art- for a number of other area ! Illustrations major with a mi- Applied Design, Mr Landers a family of characters Dandelion Coloring Book highly original and cun- ~Searle, an acknowledged ex- (she writes, under the Woodward", a weekly In, "About Herbs", for the Messenger) wrote the sto- ~for the coloring book. '1 took information on how the originally was imported to by the pilgrims -- an estab- -- and just fluffed it up a it interesting and amus- both children and adults," Ms said. Ms Searle gave person- to the various members of Family",and called Root, Bud, and Flower. Searle attended Mss Hall's m Pittsfield, Massachusetts Universite de Gen~ve Ecole in Geneva, Switzer- studied creative writing at Community College. In to writing "About Herbs", Ms also writes "The Saints" for er --- a column about saints and their lives. has been an assistant man- Gucci, Inc. of Palm Beach She currently serves member and secretary of Valley Economic De- Corporation; as a facilita- "Good Grief" self-help COrresponding secretary of Sulphur Springs Chamber instructor at Green- for Mountain Laurel Car- member of the Black Dia- Scout Council. Official Dandelion Coloring On sale locally at The Open Granny's House at Harts Run; White Springs Dandelion Head- Retail outlets for the color- have also been established Pittsburgh, and Den- CARPET CLEANERS - Free Estimates From Wall To Wall We Clean It All" 846-4547 By Helen W. Searle David was the son of King Mal- colm III and Margaret --before Eng- land and Scotland were known as the United Kingdom. As was the custom in 1093, he was sent to the Norman court as a young lad. Twenty years later he married the Earl of Northampton's widow, Ma- tilda, and thus became an English baron. When his brother Alexander I became King, David became Earl of Cumbria. In 1124, he succeeded his brother as King of Scotland and en- gaged in a long battle against King Stephen of England in an attempt to gain the English crown. Fou[teen years later his forces were defeated at the Battle of Standard. The f01- lowing year, 1139, he made peace with England. Although David's attempts to unite England and Scotland under one crown were unsuccessful, he did bring Norman law to Scotland, established the office of Chancellor and began the feudal court system. he was noted for his charities, jus- tice and piety. The latter helped him to found many monasteries through- out his kingdom and to create nu- merous sees of religious jurisdiction under the leadership of a bishop. To his people, King David I was a saint, he died may 24, 1153 at Car- lisle, Scotland, now the county seat of Cumberland in the northwestern region of England. He was 79. The custom of remembering and honoring King David I of Scotland on the day of his death, may 24, placed his name on the church cal- endar both in the Catholic and Prot- estant listings, but David I has never been formally canonized a Saint of the Church. Rowan Home Subject Of Take-Over Proposals The future of the Andrew S. Rowan Home at Sweet Springs is still undecided, according to infor- mation released by the State De- partment of Health. The state owns the Rowan Home which provides housing for the aged. The state de- termined the facility to be redundant earlier this year. Jack McVey, of the Sweet Springs Medical Corporation, has of- fered to enter into a 10-year lease- purchase aqreement at $1.2 million. Mr McVey said his firm would "retain all present employees and current patients and would add a new unit to take in teen-age children with be- havioral disorders." According to information supplied to the State Department of Health, Mr McVey said that the first year of his proposed lease would require no payment from his firm. In the second year, Mr McVey's corporation would begin paying the state $10,000. This arrangement would continue for nine years when the firm would pay $108,000 to buy the property out- right. The Monroe County Commission has also submitted a proposal to the Department of Health. Bill Clark, who submitted the plan for the county commissioners, said the County Commission wants the state to turn over the Rowan Home to the Commission at no cost. In exchange, Mr Clark said, Monroe County would pay the state 50 per cent of any profit it receives from running the facility during the next ten years. Mr Clark said "The Commission would like to receive control of the (adjacent) farm property" so it could be sub-leased to Edward Rep~, a Pennsylvania fruit juice company executive. Mr Clark said Mr Repass wishes to use the spring water avail- able on the farm property to produce bottled juices. Federated's Naturalizer Summer Dress Shoe Sale Continues Savings of Lewlsburg, WV 24901 Phone: 645-1944 Lewis Th Now Open under New Management, Newly Renovated! Air-Conditioned! Large Screen! First movie shown Fri. May 25 Oscar Winning "Glory" Starring Denzel Washington Times...Mon.-Thur. 8:00 pm 1 show only Fri. 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm Sat. Mat. 2:00 pm 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm Sun. Mat. 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Balcony will be open for dinner soon! Check paper for date. Fri., Sat. & Sunday Adults: $2.00 Children: $1.50 Mon -Thur. Adult: $1.50 Children: $1.00 Court Street, Lewisburg Do s Spend 5 days in the Jamaican paradise where the average mean temperature is 82oF. World class shopping, world class dining, too. Longer stays are available. For your vacation, don't dettle for less. "Prices are per person including roundtrip air from Roanoke, transfers, and hotel I MARCO POLO TRAVEL and TOURS, INC. 123 W, W shlng 0n St., Lewisburg, W.Va. (304) 645-1200 The Mountain Messenger,Thursday, May 24, 1990 3A Fox Named Dr William C. Fox Doctor William C. Fox, principal at Lewisburg Elementary School, was named West Virginia's Out- standing Elementary Principal at an awards ceremony held at the Edge- wood Country Club in Charleston May 16. The honor, which includes a $5000 cash award is sponsored by the West Virginia Education Fund and C and P Telephone Company. From a total of 218 nominees the field was narrowed to 14 finalists and then to five winners. Doctor Fox, who is completing his fourth year as principal of Lewisburg Ele- mentary, was nominated by mem- bers of his faculty. In making the presentation at the awards banquet Ann Johnson, Di- rector of Economic Development for West Virginia, stated, "if every school in the state had administra- tors like the three elementary final- ists, a large majority of the state's educational problems would be re- solved." Commenting on Doctor Fox's selection she said, "you are to be commended for being chosen as the "best of the best." Doctor Fox is a graduate of Con- cord College, received his master's and doctor's degrees from West Vir- ginia University, and has done addi- tional graduate work at Salisbury State University and the University of Virginia. He has worked as a teacher, school level and district level administrator, and college pro- fessor in West Virginia, Virginia and Delaware. He lives in Ronceverte with his wife, Alta, she is CoOrdina- tor of Fine Arts for Greenbrier County. In accepting the award, Doctor Fox said, "this is truly a great honor and I am most appreciative of having been selected for it. I want to especially thank the 54 members of the staff at Lewisburg Elementary School who do an absolutely fantas- tic job and who make me look good every day." Pearl Buck Each year tribute is paid to the author of The Good Earth, Pearl S. buck, at her birthplace in Hillsboro. The 1990 events include a Birth- day Celebration, June 30, when Mrs Buck is remembered with a celebra- tion including a guest speaker, mu- sical entertainment and, in keeping with the birthday theme, birthday cake and punch. On Author's Day, August 11, Mrs Buck's accomplishments are noted with a guest speaker/author and musical entertainment. Then, during the Fall Festival on September 22 you can experience what a day was like during Mrs Buck's childhood, Old-time crafts, applebutter making, quilting and more are demonstrated. The Pearl Buck Birthplace Mu- seum is located on ,Route 219 at Hillsboro. For more information call (304) 653-4430, 1-800-336-7009 or (304) 799-1NFO, For your vote and support! We did well! We won with our message though we lost by a very slim margin (188 of his votes would have won for us). Next Time? ELIZABETH BRANNON SAMPSON Pd. for by Sampson for Senate Committee ! Jo.n o. Longanacre / i~ ~Owner...OirectorI Longanacre | i Funeral Home J WHAT IS THE NURSE'S ROLE? The last days in a terminally ill pa- tienrs life present the nurse with one of the greatest, most difficult chal- lenges in her nursing career, accord- ing to nurses Claire Hoffman, Giadys Lipman, and Ella Thompson in their book, "Simplified Nursing?. The nurse, in fact, may well be the person who gives the last comfortingI services to the dying patient and be ai source of great comfort to his or heri family as well. She knows and recognizes the needs of the patient and learns to anticipate his or her requirements for comfqrl (I.e., a change of position, etc.). She is also alert to sense a patient's wish to talk to the clergyman or particular fam- ily members. She is schooled in dealing with the emotional stresses the patient (and family) is undergoing, and like the doc- tor, the clergyman and funeral direc- tor, is a very important member of the care-giving team, Very often she takes special study classes in the care of the very ill for the sake of the patient and her own well-being LONGANACRE FUNERAL HOME Fort Spring, WV 647-4025 II