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8B The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, November 1, 1990 Federal Workers 4-H All Stars The Greenbrier Valley Chap- ter #994 of the National Associa- tion of Retired Federal Employ- ees met on September 26, at the City Hall in Alderson, at 2 p.m. with fourteen members and two guests present. The meeting was opened with prayer by John McMillion and then followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. The business meeting was conducted by Wands K. Hinldey, President, Mike McHale, Legisla- tive officer, and John McMillion, Service officer. Both emphasized the chapter members to contact Senators and Representatives reforming of the lederal health benefit programs. Refreshments were served by the hostesses, Charlsle Martin and Mary Holder to the follow- tng: Jan Strops, Melanle Tyler, Helen England, Wands K. Hln- kley, Florence Kershner, Bonnie Kirby, Evelyn Simmons, Goldle Lambert, Velvia Klncald, Mar- guerite Givens, Ken Goodall, John McMillion, Mlke ~'McHale and Wilrna J. Grevillius. Spa City Crafts N:w members from Greenbrler County recently Initiated into the West Virginia 4-H All Stars, Alpha Chapter. The invitation ceremony Festival Nov. was held at Jackson's Mill. (Left to right) Gloria Williams of Roncev- regarding the COLA. The COLA erte. Alice Holland of Cllntonvllle, Cindy LaFon of Fort Spring, Jack Index is at 4.9% at this time. The The GFWC Women's Clubs of Tuckwiller of Lewisburg, Mary Fullen o(Fort Spring, Barbara"l-lunter President read a priority letter White Sulphur Springs have of Ronceverte and Elizabeth Fullen of Fort Spring. from NARFE Headquarters re- scheduled their 23rd Annual gardlng the COLAS. Budget Arts & Crafts Festival for the summit negotiators have pro- first weekend of November. It will posed elimination of the federal be. held in the White Sulphur Meet With Ruth Miller Helen Woodward Adding a bay leaf to a pol plant, strain, place In roast or meat stew, as it cooks, tainer and cool for always enhances the flavor of simple sprains, the dish. This culinary hint has been known for many years, per- haps dating back to the very early Grecian period when a lau- rel garland or wreath was placed on the heads or around the neck of champions. Maybe by this form of association the bay leaf, taurus nobills, has become a symbol of fame and honor as the term bacca-laureus, laurel- berry, was earned by these heros and poets. The shores of the Mediterra- nean provide a natural habitat for the bay laurel. The evergreen tree or shrub, as a bay laurel may be anywhere from 6 to 60 feet tall, has smooth olive green to reddish bark with very dark green leathery leaves, pointed at bruises the ointment plied as needed. Many today use the the pains of rhel not use on open burning sensation will painful than the sim maintain the qualli ment, it is best to store a cool place like when they are not One ounce glass jars suited for these Do not confuse with Pimenta Acris, a from which the West rtm is distilled, even "morning-after" by laurel leaves is relief from an evening dulgence. Bay laurel and military COLA for 91, a 1% Springs Junior High School both ends. The flowers bloom in ered narcotic and COLA reduction each year there- Gym. Their hours will be noon The Williamsburg Extension son "Forcing Bulbs For Early small yellow clusters before the ties are to be aw after, and the total elimination of until 7 p.m. on Saturday, No- Homemakers met this October Blooming." Literature explaining berries form. Both the dried her- cause an increase in COLAS for anyone under age 62. vember 3, and from noon until 5 We were being asked to respond p.m, on Sunday, November 4. with one of their former mem- the process were handed out. ries, leaves and perhaps the ad- sure and pulse rate, bers, Mrs Ruth Miller at her Mrs Miller served gingerbread dltlon of a few peppercorns are spasmodic vomiting. It! nowl We need to flood each con- Over 30 exhibitors are plan- home in Lewisburg. Mrs Miller and cider to close the workshop, often placed in containers of better to maintain }otl gressional office with phone calls nlng to attend. There will be a and messages of our outrage variety of exhibits ranging from was a charter member of the Another workshop will be held dried grains, herbs, and seeds to eat a hearty stew flzvc over any such discrimination wood crafts, stained glass, we- Williamsburg Club. soon in Williamsburg. prevent the" infiltration of small one bay leaf, and gaW This was a show-how work- Guests attending were Mrs bugs. This form of aromatic pre- by wearing the herb as and betrayal. We were given a tercolors, country crafts, oll shop and workers arrived with Miller, Mrs Plercy, Mrs Wayne ventionwiIIadd extra shelf life to of fame and honor. Western Onion toll free hofline paintings, silk and dried flower Ideas and materials. Mrs Nora McCoy and Mrs Nora Judy. any of these susceptible prod- number for responding with our arrangements, a silversmith, Judy gave instructions on mak- Members and former mem- ucts. messages for Senators and our basket weaving, ceramics, dolls, ing a different type wreath made hers Elizabeth Bransford, Barbra Cave 'Tre Representatives. candles, and items of clothing. Besides these culinary uses, Y Chapter 994 was happy to The theme for this year~s festi- from small squares of different Choney, Ruth Goodman, Ann the attractive and fragrant bark Set B colored materials which could be Harrah, Georgia Hurd, Geneva of the bay laurel is used in in- welcome a new member, Ken val is "A Crafty Occasion. There made for any occasion. Knight and Cleo Simmons. laid woodwork while the oil of Lung/ SS( Goodall, of Alderson. The group will be door prizes donated from A covered dish lunch provided bay is used externally to aid in honored Helen England with the the exhibitors throughout the by those attending was enjoyed the healing of bruises, sprains, The American Lurg singing of "Happy Birthday." Jan two-day festival, by all. After lunch Mrs Barbra Strops and Melanle "13rler of Blue In conjunction with the festl- strains and earaches. This otnt- tion of West Virgin Cross/Blue Shield of Charleston val, the White Sulphur Junior Choney and Mrs Prudence Piercy Mr Staggers Gets ment can be prepared by corn- throughout the sta spoke to the group regarding the High Music Boosters are plan-showed some sweat shirts deco- Endorsement blnlng one part bay herb to one fundraising trek rated by the new Iron-on designs part ILxative like pure vegetable nounced an entirely t ning a spaghetti dinner on Sat- and highlighted by hand paint- urday evening. This will be held ing flowers. Other arts and U.S. Representative Harley off, lard, shortening, lanolin or trel~ this week. Perha] coconut fat. Heat the two to- one of its kind in the In the School Cafeteria from 4 crafts, from cucumber soap to Staggers has been endorsed for gether to extract the oils of the ALAWV is organiz p.m. until 7 p.m. " breadmaking machines were re-election by the National Com- - ever cave trek. The GFWC Women's Clubs presented and discussed, mittee to Preserve Social Secu- Already experlent promise to have something for After a short Devotional Mrs rity and Medicare. natlng mountain bi everyone. 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The Gardeners would like to thank everyone for nomi- nating a yard for this honor. Vote For STATE SENATE (Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas) Dedicated to integrity and tough enough to stand up for the people! I pledge to be available and responsive to your needs. I am committed to ethical government; to lower taxes; to cutting waste out of government; to no out-of-state garbage or medical waste; to jobs created through environmentally sound eco- nomic development that includes both industry and tourism; to adequate and accessible health care for all individuals; to the best in educational opportunity; and to a clean, healthy and safe environment. Endorsed by: Sierra Club & WV Citizens Action Group. A vote for m eisa vote for you !! / / PoL Adv. Paid for by Sampson For State Senate Comm. Treasure Elizabeth San'Ibsen LL Lynn Smith, M.D. Dorris Ragsdale, M.D. Michael Barri, M.D. Steven Walter, M.D. Announces new office hours at the White Sulphur Springs location Men. &Fri. 10:30 - 4:00 Tues.& Thurs. 9:30 - 4:00 Wed. 10:30 - 12:00 Call 536-1014 for an appointment Business Office Opens at 8:30 am rious underground lunking. "It seems like a gression," said Lu AI~AWV director of "In our special events two things. healthy and And we also look for will promote the portunities often unique, The November can Cave Trek will Organ Cave, located Sulphur Springs County. It Is the cave in the United' the largest on the east The trek will oped area of Or evening and side" on wrap up with tion at a net "Fhe~ trek is Organ Cave, Venture signal cave which operates in County. Ed Swep: complished spelut the explorations. owner of Organ duct the tour area of the cave tains many artifactS federate Troops War as well as rock formations. Trek s~e is the trek caters to enced as well as spelunkers, stricted to persons and older. Trekkers pay a lion fee and raise a $150 in pledges to Lung Association ginla.. All proceeds support on lung disease, ing cause of death States. Call Lu development, at state office, information and to CALL The chea distribl in town -- When ($2.25 122 Lewisbur