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" The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, November 8, 1990 7A of Farmin I I Bluegrass Market Saturday November 3, 1990 624 head sold to 1 l0 buyers Amlounting to $209.972.15 Ella S. Galford the leaves have fallen Mother loved fresh apple '~ nights are frosty cold. sauce and always wanted a large !a sure sign that the bucket of cooking apples at least to be gathered and twice a week. A two-and-a-half winter. If you are gallon zinc bucket of eating h to have a few trees apples were gotten almost every apples you probably evening. Dad'had put the apples in a root cellar or of each variety in different areas However, most folk of the bill so you always knew from the store as them. We never apple when 1 was a had our own orchard stored them our- apples was a He was afraid s, so up the trees and children went. He Le ground to empty to give us advice. seeing limbs that continually not to let go of tree or both hands at once, that certain limbs were approximately where to dig to get the kind you wanted. After chores, supper and homework were finished the family gathered in the living room. The fire in the kitchen was allowed to go out and as the din- ning room and kitchen got cokler tile door between the living room and dining room was closed to conserve heat. Apples that had been shook from the trees were stored in the cellar to be used first. These usually lasted until about to be climbed and or- Christmas. By this time snow out!" watch out! usually covered the bin. To get to fall." apples from the bin you scooted as much fear of the boards aside and dug a grey squirrel and through tile snowy frozen leaves most of his corn- to tile apples, a depth of at least advice foolishness three feet. After you had gotten ore(. I knew that the apples you carefully refilled safe on the ground the hole andreptaced the boards so relieved he'd neverso those in the bin would not me for not freeze. STOCKER & FEEDER STEERS: Under 500# 62.00 105.00 500-750# 62.00 91.00 Over 750# 69.00 77.50 HEIFERS: Under 500# 64.00 86.00 501-750# 61.00 75.50 Over 750# 45.00 75.00 BULL CLVS 60.00 94.00 BABY CLVS 80.00 120.00 SLAUGHTER CATTLE HEIFERS 50.50 COWS 33.50 51.00 MOST SOLD 44.00 46.00 BULLS 51.50 69.00 Under I000# 58.50 69.00 Over I000# 51.50 65.50 COW & CALF PAIRS 510.00 810.00 COWS, BH 350.00 490.00 HOGS SLAUGHTER 47.50 SOWS BOARS 40.00 58.00 PIGS & SHOATS By Head 12.50 22.50 HORSES PONIES 40.00 HORSE 480.00 the time the Outside the wind might blow, he was worn snow fall, or be freezing to a lad walked miles crispy crunch under your feet, SHEEP & LAMBS each tree, had had a but the living room was cozy and BLUE 46.00 art attacks and was lively. We might play games such RED 41.00 rn yelling. The evening as dominoes, cards and check- ~picking he had dug ers -- we made our own board OTHERS 40.00 45.00 dabout 14 feet long and used red and yellow corn EWES 2.00 10.50 feet wide in the cor grams for men. We might read, BUCKS I0.00 den. Stakes had b,neer listen to the radio, or just talk. WETHERS o the ground to hold Sometimes neighbors and other .- Znak~: sides and endschildren visited. But, perhaps, GOAT I. He now went to thebest of all was for Dad to crack By Head 15.00 41.00 Straw to line the binblack walnuts for us and tell us took the red stories. Neighbor children always to the woods to begged him to tell them a tale. Alderson Market Friday, November 2, 1990 299 head sold to 44 buyers Amounting to $86,359.77 STOCKER & FEEDER HEIFERS: UNDER 500# 62.00 80.00 500 to 700# 55.00 68.00 We raked leaves into Just inside the door leading and stuffed them intoto the dinning room set the sacks. The smallest bucket of apples. A clean rag the fun of getting into laid on top of them was used to andwhileStOmpingan older sib-the wipe away the bits of straw and sack upright. Leaf lea~es. Exeryone helped himself children to to an apple whenever he chose. so it took A bit of polishing with the rag would turn a red delicious into a time to fill all the shiny red Klobe to be admired for lly the sacks were a moment'before one bit into the on the wagon and crisp juicy flesh The apples it while another sacks. Mother usu- would remain at this peak of saying we should crispness and ilavor throughout the winter. back a half hour Send your recipe to STOCKERS & FEEDERS STEERS: UNDER 500# 65.00 96.00 500 to 700# 50.50 87.00 OVER 700# 40.00 77.00 COMMON STOCKERS & FEEDERS BULLS 54.50 83.00 BABY CALVES 82.50 107.50 HOGS NO.2 50.00 53.00 SOWS 44.00 BOARS 36.50 49.00 SHOATS 48.00 PIGS COWS COMMERCIAL 41.75 47.50 UTILITY 4 I. 00 47.50 CANNER 25.00 38.00 & CUTTER COWS &CLVS 530.00 COWS, B.H. 405.00 545.00 BULLS COMMERCIAL & GOOD 53.75 60.25 CUTTER 49.75 53.25 SHEEP & LAMBS BLUE 46.00 RED MEDIUM 48.00 COMMON 45.00 EWES, CWT GOATS By Head I 1.00 38.00 Snack Food Melt 12 oz. peanut butter and 1/2 cup oil (Microwave). Cut slices of bread into sticks asbout 3/8 inch. and toast them, until very dry. (Not fresh bread). Dip the sticks into the peanut butter mix- ture and roll in corn flake crumbs. Drain on paper towel. Makes a lot and keeps a long time just looked at us Today commercial apples are The Mountain Messenger and it was obvious often raised more for looks than 122 N. Court St. Lewisburg, We'd combined work they are for flavor as the big.~est ~,, shiniest apples are the ones that been gone Dad appeal to buyers. To get them to the bin with apples, last they are often chemically ~" Ben Davis, Mclntosh, "put to sleep" and I am sure this Winesap, Red Dell- detracts from the flavor. But Becky MeCarty even if you are lucky enough to last was so named have your own apples and store had gotten the wild them in cellar or basement you Mrs. MeCarty. soon fined they start to wrinMe over the apples and loose crispiness and flavor of leaves emptied and cannot compare to the keep- ad evenly over the ing quality of apples stored in were piled on top outside bin under bushels aor} in place leaves. A Page For People Who Work A & B PAINT SUPPLY (ESTABLISHED 1962) SALES & CONTRACTING By: Pauline S. Morgan St. Atbans, WV 25177 LUE RASS LECTRIC Red Oaks Shopping Center Local 304-647-5200 In State 800-:642-5325 Other States 800-624-6080 P.O. Drawer 477 Ronceverte, WV. 24970 703-965-5200. 348 North Monroe, Covington, Virginia ! ill ill, Thursday November 15th I0 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cargill Seed Corn, Cargill Alfalfa, Cargill Forage Sorghum Cargill represenative on hand. Booking seed for 1991 Pre-season discounts on any paid order! Quantity discounts available! Register for door prizes! Asbury WV. 645-4170 & LAMBERT PAINT * WALLPAPER & TARKETT FLOOR COVERING & HARDCO HARDWOOD FLOORS TILE * CERAMIC TILE * MARBLE FLOOR SANDING & FINISHING Close To The Earth "536-3418 I 80 WEST MAIN STREET WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS [PLETE DISPERSAL of the OOD ANGUS FARM HERD of Hillsboro, W.V. November 10, 1990 2 p.m. at Bluegrass Inc. in conjuction with regular sale 52 cows - to calve Dec./Jan. Yearling open heifers - 850-900# 2 herd bulls - 15 bull calves Cows will be aged and pregnancy checked the day of sale. Bluegrass Market Inc. g, WV. 645-7861 Long 645-2120 Bill Irons 647-4357 MORGAN ORCHARD ORCHARD closing for season by Thanksgiving. Still available at Sale Prices US No. 1 Grade 20 a pound Golden Delicious - Rome Beauty limited supply of Staymen Fancy Grade All the above, including Red Delicious Hours: Sunday 1.4:30, Mon., Tues., Thurs., Friday & Saturday 9-4:30 Closed Wednesday N ORC SINKS GROVE, W,VA, 772-3638 Vocational - Technical - Occupational Public Meetings Scheduled "ltle West Virginia Joint Coin- mission for Vocational-'lk~ehni- cal-Occupational Education will conduct a series of public meet- tugs to provkle citizens and edu- cators an opportunity for input into tile vocational-technical education process. This lbllows recommendations in the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied TechnoloKW Act of 1990 which will provide funding for pro- grams at both secondary and postsecondary levels. The scheduled meetings are: Oct. 30, 7 p.m., Institute-- West Virginia State College Coin~ reunify College;Oct. 31, 7 p.m. New Martinsville --- WV North- ern Community College: Nov. 13, 7 p.m., Romney -- t]arnpshire High School; Nov. 13, 7 p.m., Buckhannon--- Buckhannon- Upshur High School; Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Oak Hill -- Fayette Pin Ieau Vocational Technical Cen- The 13 member Commission, which was created ill 1989 as part of the higher education re- organization legislation, wel- comes the public to participate in the ineetings by sharing their views, concerns or suggestions relating to vocational-tectmical- occupational education. A written copy of oral com- ments should be presented to tile meeting presiders, if tile speaker wishes them to be part of tile meeting record. Persons unable to attend a public meeting may send written comments to the West Virginia Joint Commission for Voca- l ional-Te ch nical-Oc cu pat ional Education, 1018 Kanawha Blvd., East, Suite 700, Charleston 25301. Comments of record will be used in developing a three- year state plan for vocational and applied technology educa- tion. ter. New News Is Our goal is to sell these used cars & trucks by November 12th to make room for our new 91's arriving daily. We're cutting our prices even more...Come by and get the lowest bottom line price in town ! 90 Lumina 4 Dr. Euro-Funy equipped .............. $10,995 86 Buick Skylark- 4 Or., 4 cyL, auto., av ............... $4195 88 Honda CRX SI- 4 cyL, sunroof, s spd., one owner ........ $7995 90 Nissan 240 SX-SE 4 cyL, s sp., air, one owner ........ $11,995 89 Honda Civic LX 4 Dr." 5 speed, 4 cyL, air ........... $7195 89 Honda Civic Wagon 4 WD- Fully equipped .......... $9295 88 Honda Prelude S-Air, S speed, b.ueul red ........ $10,195 88 Honda Accord LX 4 Dr.- A=to., air, all power ....... $10,995 88 Honda Prelude- s speed, air, potL hed wheels ........ $10,195 88 Honda Civic I.X 4 Dr.- s speed, ............... $7695 89 Nissan Sentra (E) 2 Dr.- Auto., air, cassette ......... $7395 87 Nissan Maxima SE - s speed, power sunroof, V-It, air, all power .... ......................................... $8995 85 Nissan Stanza 4 Dr.- Auto., air, an power ........... $4795 88 Olds Cutlass Supreme In'l Cpe.- Tot,lly lead.d ...... $9295 88 Chev. Sprint 2 Dr.- Auto ...................... $3495 87 Chev. Cavalier Convertible; Auto., one ownr ........ $7495 87 Pontiac Gran-Am 2 Dr. Cpe. LE- B ack bauty ...... $5995 87 Olds Calais Coupe- w, |,to., =r, ou ewur .... ...... $6495 86 Olds Ciera Brougham 4 Or.- cl.u fmlly car ........ $3995 86 Chev. Celebrity Wagon- Nic.t ons in Westm V= ..... , $5895 85 Buick Somerset Coupe -s speed, air cond.,.tra cleat.. $4595 83 Cadillac Sedan DeVille - Loaded, 2 tone blue, emptionst.. $7395 82 Pontiac TransAm - vs, 4 speed, air, locally owned ....... $2995 89 Ford Tempo GL 4 Dr.- s speed, air, rosette ......... $6995 88 VW Jetta GL 4 Dr.- s speed, air .................. $6695 84 Nissan King Cab 4X4- 4 s speed ............. $5995 90 Nissan SE King Cab- AU options available .......... $18,995 85 Jeep Wagoneer- FuUy equipped .................. $7695 86 Ford Bronco II 4X4- A=ta., air, Iocatty ow,U, two $7295 88 Chev. S-10 Blazer 4X4- Tahoe eke., a d,.to .... $9995 81 Ford F-IO0 Pickup- With slide-in camper & custom shell, all for one low price ................................... $4195 _. I I 83 Olds Cutlass Supreme 2 Dr.- Ni. seco,d car ....... $?395 85 Ford Escort L 2 Dr.- s speed, air ................ $1895 77 Malibu Wagon- vs, ,.to ........................ $995 80 Honda Civic HB- 4 cyL, .to., air ................. $2295 77 Lincoln Mark V- 2 Or., Co=pc .................... $15Q 87 Escort GT- 5 speed, H,O. [uoue ................. $1695 Quality & Satisfaction is our# 1 Goal Route 220, Covington, VA 962-7853 We've Got The Lowest Bottom Line I III