Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 2, 1974 · Page 30
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 30

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 2, 1974
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6C-- J u n e 2. 1974 Sunday Gazette-Mail Charleston, ttest Virginia Chopping contest was ultimate race for old-time lumbermen, and at Mountain State Forest Festival it's still a big thing. Forest Fest Fall Lure THIS SCENIC W.VA. TOUR Can Cost You As Little As $10.50 (gasoline expanses) Yes, You Can Get As Much As 25 m.p.g. at 50' per gallon 546 mi. averaging 26 m.p.g. at 50* per gallon (21 gallons used) Standard on Peugeot: independent suspension, disc brakes, reclining bucket seats, Michelin steel-belted radial tires and, on the sedan, a steel sliding sunroof. on the sedan, a steel sliding sunroof. VlLLAGI RlKAULT/Peugeot Auto Saies inc. 3900 MacCorkle Avenue S.E. Phone 925-6627 · .Dedicated to the development of West Virginia's outdoor recreational facilities and designed to proclaim the .state's scenic beauties to the world, the Mountain State .Forest Festival makes its annual bow this Oct. 2-6, at I;- The site of the Festival is lo- -cated in the heart of the glo- Trious Allegheny Mountains. Approximately 300,000 -visi- -tprs annually visit Elkins, ^which is the gateway to the -Monongahela National Forrest: '''The natural splendor of the color-splashed mountainsides provide a setting of Sylvan beauty for the cononation of Queen Silvia at spectacular ceremonies in the hillside am- phitheatre of Davis and Elkins College. Queen Silvia must be a West Virginia girl, and as one observer expressed it: "she must look like a queen, talk like a queen and walk like a queen". Her princesses are appointed by West Virginia's members of Congress, by the Governor and by various other state officials. Adding to the carnival air at the Elkins fete are: band concerts: four dances (including the Queen's Ball and Cabaret Dance); two or three feature parades; fireworks display; football game; riding tournament and tilting by Knights of the South Branch Valley; model airplane meet; official state championship wood- chopping contest; plug and fly casting contest and tours of scenic areas. Exhibits of commercial and industrial interest plus a wild animal zoo are available along with booths set up by the Army, 4-H clubs, Boy Scouts and forestry groups. The first Mountain State Forest Festival was observed in 1930. the idea" of an Elkins businessman, the late George Dornblazer. Except for seven years during World War II and the early postwar period, the Festival has been held every year. Its purpose being to conserve and perpetuate West Virginia's forests and publicize tourist and industrial advantages found in the Mountain State. ECONOMY MARINE Now at our New Location ^IC^^p ^a^- ; --J \W'\ i Make Your Vacation Dreams Come True With A New 1974 Boat or Camper Stare raft Evinrude Signa Steury ··M-n^M^VACATION SPECIALSi Fire Extinguisher 15 ft. Quathifa Battery Boxes U.S. Coast Guard Approved CANOE $«%95 $ 7 95 S 235 Reg. 14.95 Reg. S256 Economy Marine Next to Arlan's At Patrick St. Bridge 1601 BOWNE AVI. PH. 744-1012 The best route to a great uacation Your Master Charge* Card helps keep vacations happy. There's no worry about losing cash. And it's always good for cash advances, when needed, at over 14,000 Master Charge banking offices across the country. Stop in to see us before you leave. We will show you how your Master Charge Card can help resolve any problems or emergencies that may arise. Everything you buy with your Master Charge Card will be itemized on your monthly statement. One check covers everything, or you may extend payments into future months. If you dorTt have a Master Charge Card we will he pleased to send you an applieation. Just give us a call at 348-5015 or stop in and apply in person. -Or I I Reg. 5.95 THE NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE ONE COMMERCE SQUARE · CHARLESTON. WEST VIRGINIA MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION

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