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6B The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, November 8, 1990 Jenny Rotheil Lewlsburg" Lions Take 'Tour".I Will Be Doctor I Scout Troop 70 Conducts By Sam Jennings The Lewisburg Lions took a "tour" of England with Troop 70 of the Boy Scouts. Clifford Baker and Scouts Seen and Ryan Keesee served as guides, and, aided by slides, the Lions were away for three weeks. The trip to England and par- ticipation in the International Jamboree was the second which Troop 70 has taken. Seventeen Boy Scouts and leaders Clifford Baker, Jerry Clemmons, and Jan Westerlk actually made the trip. Scott and Andy Young, for- mer members of Troop 70 and now living in Indiana, also joined the journey, and Scott cele- .......... i , brated his fourteenth birthday in England. The group left Dulles Jenny Rothe of Lewisburg started International airport and arrived her first, year studies at the West at Heathrow. London. many Virginia School of Osteopathic sleepless hours later. A week Medicine. Ms Rothe received her was spent in London and an- bachelor of arts degree in biology other week In Manchester at the from West Virginia University In jamboree. Many exciting hikes 1990. and climbs filled the days. Ms Rothe, along with 27 female The Scouts stayed in youth and 39 male classmates, will be hostels with three meals and a awarded her Doctor ,of Osteopa- bed costing $18 per day. The thy degree in 1994 upon success- young men experienced the joys fu/completion of two years basic sciences classroom study and of doing their own laundry, two years of rotations in clinics, being responsible for all the hospitals, nursing homesand prl- clothes and equipment which vate offices, She is the daughter they would have for the three of George Ide, D.O., and FIo week sojourn, meeting Individu- Rothe Ide of West Carrollton, als from other countries, partici- Ohio. pating in traversing obstacle courses, watching bands per- form (including the U. S. Marine Band) seeing the changing of the LPN Course guard, exploring abandoned Will Open Here vided by their parents became much more valuable when it was no longer available! One of the highlights of the trip was the opportunity to dem- onstrate proper care and han- dling to show respect for the American flag. There was some amazement at the way other countries handle the raising, lowering, and storing of their country's flags. A major reward upon return to American soil was the opportunity to once again enjoy the bounty of fresh produce at a local salad barl Lion Baker extended thanks to the Lewisburg Lions for their generous support of the trip as well as their assistance over the years. He reported that a Lewis- burg Lions pennant is now in England. He noted that Lions John Richardson and "Doc" Mi- chael serve on the Scouts Troop Committee. President Bill Nelson called upon Alvie Edwards to offer the blessing and Sam Jennings and "Doe" Michael to lead the group singing. President Nelson also introduced Ernest Ensmlnger, Zone If Chairman, who was called upon to lead the Pledge. Mack Parks was present as the guest of Mr Nelson. a report of the Fall Conference recently held at Plpestem was given. It was noted that $12,375 was pledged or presented to the District Gov- ernor to be used by the West Vir- ginia Sight Conservation Foun- dation. castles, and enjoying some sen- October 23 was Ladies' Night. sational scenery. The impression Dr J. EIllott Blaydes presented was conveyed that the care pro- the program for the evening. The Region IV School of Prac- tical Nursing located at Green- brier East High School In Fatrlea is offering a twelve-month course in licensed practical nursing. The Region IV School will take students from Greenbrler, Monroe, Pocahontas, Nicholas, and Webster counties. Upon completion of training and passing the State Board Test, graduates will be qualified to work as LPN's. The cost of the training is $I000 which includes all books and uniforms. Stu- dents may be eligible for tuition funding through the Job Part- nership Training Act (JFFA). To be eligible for tile next class pro- spective students must have an appIlcation on file with the nurs- ing school. The new class will start about April I0, 91. "ilw ap- plication deadline for the next class will be during the month of February 91. An entrance exam will be given in the month of March 91, at the Greenbrier . East High School. This test is required for enrollment. For more information, call or write the Region IV School of Ih-actical Nursing, P. O. Box 289, Lewis- burg, or phone 6476487. Methodist Bazaar Plans Made The ladies of Lewlsburg United Methodist Church are preparing for the annual Christ- mas Bazaar, to be held in Wesley Hall, Thursday, December 6. Hilda McDowell is general chairman. She will be assisted by Thelma Berkley and Sue McDaniel, co-~mirinen of the kitchen and the luncheon booths for arts and crafts will be set up In Wesley I-lag. The annual pancake supper, prepared and served by the Methodist Men, will cap the day's events. The public ts cordially invited to attend the bazmar December 6. beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The pancake supper will be served from 5 p.m, to 7 p.m. Alderson Pie Social Slated A pie social was held at the Alderson Nutrition Site In the Alderson Manor October 5. Forty-eight persons attended the social. Door prizes were given out and refreshments were sold. Edsel Smith played the piano and some of the group sang. Ples were auctioned off. The committee thanks all of the area businesses who do- nated prizes for the social: Ash- land Station, Big Kids Video, Alderson Big Wheel Restaurant, Dr. Pepper Plant, Jim High- lander, Alderson Bank, Gadds IGA, Lobban's Floral, Fisher Auto Parts, Eagle Building Sup- ply, Bertha Kirby, Alderson Pharmacy, Johnson & Gwinn, J. M. Alderson, Dollar Store, Rose's Exxon, Back Porch Crafts, Thompson's Barber Shop and Sassy Scissors. Profits from the social were used to purchase a Microwave for the Alderson Nutrition Site. Monroe Schools Are Accredited Dr Tom Williams, superinten- dent of Monroe County Schools has received word from Dr Henry Marockie, State Superintendent of Schools, that all Monroe County Schools have received full accreditation. This accreditation is based upon standards set by the State Department of Education in the areas of curriculum, transporta- tion. administrative practices and school-comrrmnity relations, training of school board mem- bers and administrators, person- nel qualifications, -professional development and evaluation fo student and school performance. Excluded in this year's evalu- ation were finance, special edu- cation, and facilities. Copies of the letter from Dr Marockie will be posted in all schools. " lReso t Chief NameI I To Foundation Ted J. Kleisner, president and managing director of The Green- brier Hotel, has been named by the West Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges as commit- tee chairman for thls area. The committee is responsible for raising funds for the founda- tion in the counties of Fayette, Greenbrier, McDowell, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Wyoming. Other area committee chair- men are Colonel Ralph Alber- tazzle in Martinsburg, David C. Brown in Fairrnont, Everett C. Call in Charleston, William D. McKain in Wheeling, Lee A. Scott, Sr in Parkersburg and Cecil H. Underwood in Hunting- ton. The foundation represents the nine regionally-accredited inde- pendent colleges in West Vir- ginia. They are Alderson-Broad- dus, Beckley, Bethany, Davis & Elkins, Ohio Valley, Salem- Telkyo University, the University of Charleston, West Virginia Wesleyan and Wheeling Jesuit. 7-5 4 Processing Titles & Licenses Directly to D.M.V. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm Sat. 10 am-1 pm ( Formerly The Squire'$ Inn ) On Williamsburg Road in Clintonville. Good food & your favorite legal beverages NOVEMBER 9 & o THE COUNTRY SQUIRES I0 P.M. TO 2/LM. SQUARE DANCING! Can you answer the following questions about rape? I. Why do men rape? A. They are sexually starved. B. They are crazy. C. They want to overpower and humiliate someone else. 2. Guns and knives are usu- ally involved In rapes? True False 3. The place rape usually happens is: A. Home B. Woods C. Dark alleys 4. Men can be raped. True False 5. Most people are raped by: A. Someone they know B. A stranger 6. Rape Is only a blg city problem. True False 7. People are asking to be raped when they are: A. Hitchhiking B. Wearing sexy clothing C. None of the above 8. You can tell ff someone is a rapist by looking at him. True False 9. "l-he age of most rapists is: A. 65 and older B. 35-65 C. 35 and younger 10. Women often accuse in- nocent men of rape. True False 11. Only young, beautiful, sexy women are raped. True False Answers: 1. C; 2. False; 3. A; 4. True; 5. A; 6. False; 7. C; 8. False; 9. C; I0. False; 1 I. False When we talk about rape these are the facts: I. Rape is an act of violence and power. It is not caused by being sexually starved. Rapists are not crazy according to psy- chological tests. 2. Rapists are more likely to use tricks, threats or physical force than guns or knives when committing a rape. 3. More than one-half of all rapes occur in the home. The next most common place for rapes to occur is in a car. 4. Males can be raped. Men are raped in the same kinds of situations as women. Men are usually raped by heterosexual men and not homosexual men. Men are less likely than women to talk about or report cases of rapes than women. 5. Most rapists are known by their victim. They are either a friend, neighbor, relative or a casual acquaintance. 6. Rape Is not just a big city problem. Rape is a problem eve- rywhere. 7. No one asks to be raped. Rape Is a violent act committed by violent people. Once a rapist has selected his victim and the time to commit the rape, it doesn't matter how the victim is dressed or whether the victim is hitchhiking, at the park or at the beach. Rapists who say they raped someone because the vic- tim was dressed a certain way are saying that to save their necks. In addition, most teenage victim of rape were wearing jeans when the rape took place. 8. You cannot tell a rapist from a normal person. Rapists look like everyone else. They come from all races, religions, occupations, social classes and are both men and women. Again, men are usually raped by other men. 9. Most rapists are between 15 and 35 years old. i0. Statistics show there are no more false reports of rape than there are for any other crime. Most rape victims do not report the crime. II. Rape victims are of all races, colors, creeds, religions, social and economic back- grounds, and of all ages. Rape can happen to anyone, at any time and at any place. Statistics on rape show: 36% of rapes take place in the home. 75% of rapes are committed by people who know each other. 78% of white victims were raped by a white man. 70% of black victims were raped by a black man. 52% of convicted rapists will be arrested again within three years. 20% of single-offender rapes (gang rapes) are committed by rapists who are under 21. 62% of multiple offender rapes are committed by rapists who are under 21. 30% of rapes are committed by someone using a weapon: of that 30% guns were used 25% of the time and knives were used 44% of the time. Rape is not a crime of sex. Rape is a crime of violence. I've heard people say that rape is a sick act committed by sane people. This may be true. In the United States, the rate at which rape is committed is four times higher than Germany, 13 times higher than England, and 20 times higher than Japan Also in the U. S., rape has increased four times faster than the overall crime rate over the last ten years. Three out of four women will be the targets of at least one violent crime during their lives. By the time you finish reading this article, one woman or young girl will have been raped. Rape happens every six minutes somewhere in this country, maybe even next door. Next week: What to do if you are raped. Sponsor A At Christmas As Christmastime the Family Refuge ganizlng its annual Child Program. Last children from Monroe, and ties were sponsored from local citizens. snowy weather, a part3 children and their well-attended. The eluded dinner, caroling, cal presentation cians, and the Claus If you would like to child with a Christmas year, please call the uge Center by Decernber 645-6334 between 9 a.IIi. p.m. weekdays. Aging Has Fall The Greenbrier mittee on Aging, InC. annual Fall Festival Lewisburg Nutrition Site 12. Activities for the sisted of Applebutter Country Store, Bake Cake, Bean Jar GueSS, Costume Contest Monroe performed in pries were won Rosalie Hicks, George Scott and Chri: The committee brier Pet & Hobby Hauser's Crafts, ited, Greenbrier Greenbrier He,,Ith hating door prize festival. Let Know The Mgulloch TITAN '" 50 Chain Saw is d powerful value. i3.1 cubic-inch enaine Adjustable gear-c~riven oiler wCh manual override capabihr, Y Chain Breke~/Hand Guard and anh-vibration system *. Easy-start electronic ignition Profess~)nal hard-chrome cylinder bore One-year consumer warranty (six-month professional with 16" Bar 422 EDGAR AVE. RONCEVERTE, W.VA. 647-5353 /iiili The management of Bill Lewis Motors is pleased to announce that Gary Guy is salesman of the month for September 1990, Gary invites you to Bill Lewis Motors to let him tell you