Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 2, 1974 · Page 40
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June 2, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 40

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16C --J u ne 2. 1974 Sunday (Gazette-Mail White Water Racing Exciting Early morning mist arisingf rom farm pond provides scene of mysterious beauty. ··' - flTTi ' -" -''. our Whims Wandering Paths Lead to Delights By H.C, Gadd vacation-wise West Virginians refuse to plan in advance for their holidays, whether it's a long weekend or a full month. !vThey simply pack some fun clothes, their particular fun tools, get a road map, draw out-'Jsome contingency funds, pile into the family transportation, and go looking for roads they haven't traveled in West Virginia. .The idea has much to recommend it. ·The blessed thing about WeM Virginia is that it has a Ibt^of neon scenery that still hasn't been ruined with neon lights. The state is laced and interlaced with little-used roads that lead to hundreds of delightful surprises. ' ~f. ' f'When you're hungry, stop at a";;iikely-looking restaurant. Or,' if you like to picnic, stop ata country store -- and there arje still lots of them around tjie; Mountain State -- to pick up the fixin's. When evening comes, you're never more than a few miles from a place to find lodging for the night. The modern innkeeper runs a mo- tel, but he knows his area completely and he can steer you to fine places to visit you would never hear about otherwise. He also knows a lot of history that hasn't been written yet, or is lost in some long-forgotten publication. Take your time. Drive slowly. You'll see more, and it is also safer and takes less gasoline. When you haven't pre- picked a destination that you must reach by a pre-set time, you can investigate old mills and likely streams, covered bridges, historic grounds, winding woodland trails, fascinating little shops, 'Stores, churches. If you get lost, or take the wrong road -- who cares? The r o a d y o u ' r e o n m a y h a v e things much more interesting than what you were looking for, anyway. And, you can always go back some other time and have a shot at the road you meant to take. My favorite fun tool is a camera, but yours may be golf clubs, fishing tackle, tennis racquets, a swim suit, bicycle-, hiking boots, or a canoe. Whatever your favorite pas- time, you won't get bored on a wandering West Virginia vacation. There is always something new just around the next curve in the road. And, unlesss you let yourself go hog-wild in some of the fascinating little shops, you'll be surprised how much of your contingency fund you bring back home. Enjoy Your Vacation-or Week-end Trip With an l'p-To-Date. Easy to follow-Road Atlas Complete Selection of: Highway Atlases Maps of West Virginia (and other Areas) Local Street Maps r ESTABLISHED 1931 STERLING RESTAURANT 505 CAPITOL STREET 3TS WORTH A TRIP TO CHARLESTON ; JUST TO DINE AT THE STERLING · .J-or your Choice of Jjlning. k ATHENIAN ROOM * RAPTISSKELLER FEATURING CHARCOAL STEAKS Sr CLUB STERLING * COFFEE SHOP ! MEMBERS · GUESTS FEATURING 4 DINING ROOMS AND OUR NEWEST - THE AGORA . WALK IN - DRIVE IN CARRY OUT SERVICE NEW SUMMER HOURS: Open Daily 11:00 A.M. to 5 A.M.-CLOSED SUNDAYS BUY MICHELIN STEEL-BELTED RADIALS FOR SAFETY and LONG LIFE You'll get the easy-handling ride as an extra. Plus the comfort. The gas economy. The traction. The cornering. The puncture protection Think radial... and look to the leader MICHELIN PARK TIRE CO. 322 West Washington Street (Across From Bream Memorial Church) Phone 343-5589 or 344-3509 The Petersburg White Water Weekend each April is cosponsored by the people of Petersburg, and the Canoe Cruisers Association of Greater Washington, receiving cooperation and support from many people in surrounding counties and throughout West Virginia. The Wildwater Race and Slalom are sanctioned by the American Canoe Assn. The 15-mile race course is on the North Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac, completely within the area recent- ly designated as the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area. This water is Class 1I-IV difficulty, considered to be one of the most challenging eastern White Water streams. The Cruising Class Race will have the traditional race start at Mouth of Seneca at the junction of Routes 33, 4 and 28, ending at the Grant- Pendleton line (Dolly Camp Grounds). This course closely parallels Routes 4 and 28, and spectators can view the race from the highway or from strategically located vantage points. The Middle States Wildwa- ter Championship course has been shortened to a five-mile distance between Dolly Camp Grounds and the Smoke Hole C a v e r n s . There w i l l be a morning race for two classes of boats and an afternoon race for three classes of boats over this distance, in addition to an exhibition team race in which teams made up of three boats in one class, compete against other like teams. Free tools when you plant $ 200 at Farmers Your garden--and your savings--have this in common: you get a lot of satisfaction out of watching both of them grow. We'll help you. First, we'll give you a cultivator, trowel, transplanter, weeder, pruner and grass shear--and a handy carry-all to carry them all in--FREE--when you open a passbook or savings certificate account with $200 or more. (These are famous, high-quality AMES tools). ; Then we'll grow your $200 savings by paying daily interest and compounding the interest every three months. And by paying at least 1/4% more interest than any commercial bank around. Accounts are insured up to $20,000 by an agency of the U.S. Government. We'll also pay postage both ways. So check the savings plan below and send in the coupon. And remember, if you open a passbook or savings certificate account with $200 or more, we'll send back your free tools--and a save-by-mail kit. Do it today. Start your garden--and your savings--growing. r ij FARMERS * BUILDING LOAM ASSOCIATION! Where serviqe has been a tradition-lor over 69 years ROBERT K PARK II. PRESIDENT FARMERS BUILDING LOAN ASSN. Box 30, Ravenswood, West Virginia 26164 D Enclosed is a check for $5 (or more) Rease open 5-1/4% Regular Passbook Account. D Enclosed is a check for $100 (or more) Please open 5-3/4% Golden Harvest Passbook Account(90 day) D Enclosed is a check for $100 (or more) Please send 5-3/4% Single Payment Certificate (90 days-12 mos ) C) Enclosed is a check for $1000 (or more)~ Please send 6% Single Payment Certificate (12 mos ) [ ] Enclosed is a check for $1000 lor more) Please send 6-1/2% Single Payment Certificate (24 mos) D Enclosed is a check for $1000 (or more) Please send 6-3/4% Single Payment Certificate (30 mos ) G Enclosed is a check for $5000 (or more). Please send 7% Single Payment Certificate (48 mos) U Enclosed is a check for $10.000 (or more) Please send 7 - 1 - 4 % Single Payment Certificate (4-5 years) ! ] Enclosed is a check for $15.000 lor more) Please send 7 - 1 ' 2 % Single Payment Certificate i4-5 years) A substantial tnt«r»tt penalty Is require* lor early withdrawal on c«rtltlc*Ui. Special premium* available when you open an account with tS.OOO or more MAMf ADORFSS CITY . For more information, call this toll free number: 1-800-642-194t

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