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August 22, 1991

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L 2A The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, August 22, 1991 y=t,,l~ J4 State Federal Relations Officer to Speak to Democratic Women Vi G rap The Week in Weather Stale Federal Relations Officer Commission. a T6e evine JJ Courtesyof for tile Governor's office, will be Mrs. Carter once served as ~c~,irj[~ the guest speaker for the Green- Assistant City Attorney in Little By Carol Hall '~l[llll Greenbrier Valley Airport, Maxwelton brier Democratic Women's ClubRock, Arkansas. She graduated :,'t Inches Inches August 28, 7:30 p.m., at the magna cum laude from Au- 1991 Low High Preclp. 1t)90 Low High Precip. Greenbrier County Courthouse gustine College in North Caro- ***Wwl Another winner for the Greenbrier Valley1 Aide Aug. 13 54 71 .O0 Aug. 13 57 85 .00. in Lewlsburg. lina. She Is married to Dr. HazoParker was chosen National Little League Baseball "Morn of~h~,eJ from an essay written by her son Shaun. Way to go, ParkersL,Vs' Aug. 14 5Z 71 .00 Aug. 14 64 79 .04 Mrs. Carter serves as the Carter, President of West Vir- ***On the education front--did you know high schooljunl0]~ne1 Aug. 15 58 77 .00 Aug. 15 60 82 .00 State's liaison with the federal ginla State College. They have seniors with a 3.0 GPA can take classes at Greenbrier CoIIt~ec Aug. 16 51 82 .00 Aug. 16 60 81 .00 government and works to obtain one daughter, Angela. College Center In Lewisburg? Yup, It's true. Call 645-3303 f~o~ Aug. 17 52 83 .00 Aug. 17 59 83 .00 more federal dollars for West Vlr-Club president Sarah Lee Neallnfo... ~.l~t Aug. 18 59 82 .00 Aug. 18 55 81 .00 ginia, lh-ior to the position In the urges all members and other ***In Wikel, WV, Jeff and Pam Welkle are the proud pare~.llla Aug. 19 63 83 .35 Aug. 19 63 86 .37 Governor's office, Mrs. Carter Interested eltmens to attend the served as Commissioner of the meeting. Final plans will be an-baby girl. Ron and Fran Allen of Lewisburg are handhlg ~;.( treats for their first grandchild... . Bureau of Income Assistance nounced for the Stale Conven- ***Monroe County now has a radio program all its own. !f~]~' with tile Department of Health lion of the West Virginia Federa- Focus on Monroe and Is a "talk show" for count rest " " Y b and Human Resources. She also tion of Democratic Women's discuss topics of Interest to them.., st~! served as Executive Director ofClubs, to be held at the Brier Inn ***The Civil War Is In the news big time locally. August 23, tile West Virginia Human Rightsof Lewisburg in late September, 25, a re-enactment of the Battle of White Sulphur Springs IWer held at the Greenbrler State Forest at Hart's Run, and on SeI~0a Holliday and Rowe 4, 5, and 6, Hawk's Nest State park is having Civil War Delimit, Ill It's CHRISTIAN, [[[ to Visit Anthony guided tours and other entertainment. Good way to educ k [[[ It's ART. [[[ State Senator Robert Holllday, kids... _. ~tl~e **I'he Grapevine takes note of the many local winne l' e Ill w o A o_ A r 1 ~ovf Ill Delegate James Rowe. and other State Fair. Just a few are listed here. Rite' Brigden of Crawleyley]~" I[I |t S tat S,.i/ad-JL]~t~ I I[I members of the Legislative Over- third In Cross-Stitch Sampler; Helen Osborne of Alderson ~n [[[MIR CLF o SIGNS Ill sight Committee on the Regionalin Counted Cross-stitch-Pillows elas:o Judy Dolan of Ill OA, A ,a, Ill Jail and Correctional Facility Au- took a blue ribbon In the Kitchen Ap n class and a red rlb~ III AND Ill thorlty will make on-site visits- her tailored blouse.And we don't take a back sea'~n knitting e~ [[[ WONDERS llittons to the Anthony Center In Margaret Clausen of Lewisburg won the Man's Sweater clas~[~r~ III ..... ~ .... IIINeola and the Beckley Work Re- beat thatll... . ~fi~/~ Ill m6 E. Washington St. [[[lease Center in Beckley August***Congratulations to Mlchelle Glover and tara Sirmns 0! nl Ill 445-2561 [][27. burg. They were recent recipients of Humans Foundation s~'1 'J The moming session will be- ships... -- gin at approximately 9 a.m. at***The GrapevIne Is valiantly trying to creep out to all t he~, the Anthony Center. members nitles in Greenbrler, Monroe, and Pocahontas Counties. 200 West Washington St. Lewisburg 647-5000 Rt 60 \Vest, l._xt 2 miles from d~ttm~n l .,wrs~r~, (v4 s. 355o AMEX MasterCard Visa Yarid's Charge Mat~ic Carpet is offering tremendous savings on their entire selecnon ~i l~:rher carpets. 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Continued from lativefrmFurther informatiOnBrianservicesArmentrOUtat 348-2040.1s availablein Legis- ii l_m en~O~ l~ a~i~ s.~l ~t h~e~r~ie2ei~ ~~r~rnbtffe~i)d ~tl~iI~ati Other lawmakers on the com- mittee include Senate members at the front and rear of the train the moon came up o v 'il Oshel Craigo, D-Putnam; Thals warned wagon drivers and train, people tired from t0~'l'0 Blatnlk, D-Ohio; Jae Spears, D- horseback riders .of any hazards, work and play, slowly l !ma Randolph; Larry Wiedebusch, D-Including automobile traffic,back to their sleeplngl~ Marshall; and Donna Boley, R- while Wagon Master Bobby " and only the memories l~lt/a- Pleasants; and House of Delegate Bryant of Goshen rode up" and the night air. I~( members Tom Louisos, D-Fay- down the line, making sure all All too soon the pr~]~h. stillness Is shattered by a]~l~~ ette; Joe Martin, D-Randolph; was well, and there were no ing horse wanting hls b r~ Jim Reid, D-Mlngo; Randy problems. Schoonover, D-Clay; and Dale Traveling along In this let- Another horse answer~i Riggs, R-Upshur. surely fashion gives a person-an across the field and Idea of the dangers faced dallysound of human volceS~]h, by the pioneers. In this modernheard. Once again wagon train, If someone got Ill or brought forth and the .~11 a wagon broke down, help was "chomp chomp" of 40 I lqt nearby and any o er problem horses Is heard. After the tt are fed, the two-footed could be handled swiftly. Not so cr C lo In pioneer days: Help was miles get their rations ]~-' away at the nearest settlement,Figures of people la .7 and If stopped, the train wasaround the coffee pot spotted through the prey to marauding Indians. If amist. By the time the sur~~ draft animal---horse, or mule-- became 111, that wagon would up, a caravan of cars, ]['k,~ have to be abandoned with all Its and horse trailers ls seen lll',at goods, and the passengers might have to walk to their destination. This ride. however, was strictly a pleasure. For the pas- sengerst It was a dreamy time of riding slowly through the forest track, revelling In the soft sun- light sifting through the trees CONTACT THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER WITH YOUR NEWS 122 NORTH COURT ST. LEW|SBURG, 24901 647-5724 with the occasional sound of aSwope laughingly noted,'][ CallorStop By - [ .wagoneer scolding a lead horse prayer has been a policy., or urging the team to greater ef- Buffalo Trail Riders o~j('~ HEALTH I partfrts ofaSthenride.the steep Spring Hill: wagOngan, train rides stnce u'l p, ' INSURANCE [ * rlvlng at the first camp, A true luxury item.'][Dl leaders made work assignments,unique one for which !if/~ SERVICES [ While the wagoneers and horse- neers would have given to. men (and women) were seeing to pound of white sugar v/~.r OF WE=ST2RGINIA [ the care of the horses, the cooks "buffalo wagon,"--an lrlg~. 1 were dragging out stoves, food, lnventlon--a bathrob J tables, etc. Undoing the heavy wheels with 4X4 power p harness; hanging It properly by two black mules, Kel t from the wagon tongue; and car- Kate. Ahhh. the pause rying water, hay and feed to the freshes. (- l horses arouses some blg appe- Up at 6:20, with peoP~.l AND GR0UPMEDICAI I tltes. But when the workers animals fed, the wagon t~ INSURANCE ~ lined up to eat, the food was ready to roll by 8:30,.] I 117~ST'~ | ready. Wagon Master Bryant call~Jk. ot~ After a final check on the "Wagons HO, Move'em LEWI URG, WV. [ horses and the final kitchen du- enough to put chills tl~' ] ties done, everyone relaxed and down the spinel One bY lnte~ nln led in the e anps to re- JIM McgOTgHEON,ManagingAgentl new old friendships and make SPECIALIZING IN INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP MEDICAL INSURANCE Intermingled In the camps to re- teams fall Into lln~,,, new old frle E d ~hll: s and m ake Workman's team tn the le_It~ new ones. the train heads for Cold I: Music was always a part of One mlle from the faot ,l,he: the oloneer's journey, and this " r Knob the wagons are strtlI~:,r ' 1.,4 across the valley floor. IJt~'~t up, the trail gets steep~t.~ colder. By the time the te .#line halted for the lunch I~l~e: sweaters are being pullt~% Winding upward< mt~5~ halted F mile the teams are .al~ " ' 'qI and more frequently. SW~',~n. blowing stomping an ocC~k~-t ne h the wagon' talking softly to their te~,~te blend with the wind #~,fi. Receive a Free accessory through the trees. .][~a: At 1:30 the train contifl~f with purchase of any climb. At 2:00, a tank trt~Cl~etl' the Williamsburg Fire K~'~" Get Mower Clot merit holding 1,250 gallO~.e ~tt water appears, and tht, a free Snapper "~ f/'O0 halts for a water stop ~ Blower ,.gt,,'/bg ~l./f)Tgef "Ho. Tom," and "Hup, 'i (3~1.S horses. After a short rest, Ct'~fl echo once more across tl~,, ask for details 422 EDGAR AVE. RONCEvERTE, W.VA. 647-5353 ley, and with wagons cr~ and protesting, and harne gling, the'train once agalr "[ nAt It 6:35 the second at] camp site is reached, aO] feeding, watering, and co`] begin again. .~ [Thanks go to Lee Wo ] for technical help with tlal~r to Joe Workman for pat ,l answering my many and to Stephanle Worl~ff~r~.~ the loan of her horse "1"~ which enabled the repofV~.~ have a special "feel" for the T~ Also, special thanks to ~otla ~, Hazel Lewis of Mill I t.t~" years old, for all her tales ~1 1 " rl old days, and her con P~"IL" ship along the trail.] - ~