Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 17, 1975 · Page 25
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August 17, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 25

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 17, 1975
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-- August 17,1975- Sun.lavCiuelte.Maii THE HOME OF OQtM£ ACtADE-Wt£ A IWfc ItfAIS - staff Photo bv Leo Chabot Receiving Award Is Kanawha Teacher Mrs. Margaret Denison (Center) DNR Director Ira Latimer Jr. (Left) Makes Presentation as Kanawha State Forest Superintendent Osbra Eye Looks On Teacher Gets DNR Award For Cataloging Plants in Forest By Skip Johnson Margaret Denison, a Kanawha County school teacher who compiled a list of the more than 1,000 flowering plants, ferns and grasses in Kanawha State Forest, was honored Saturday by the Department of National Resources (DNR). In a ceremony prior to the start of the annual plant tour at the forest, Director Ira Latimer Jr. presented Mrs. Denison with a DNR certificate of award. "She has done a tremendous job on her own initiative in providing 'a lot of good scientific information on our surroundings," Latimer said. Mrs. Denison has been a teacher for 20 years. She has taught science at Woodrow Wilson Junior High School in Charleston for the past six years and is sponsor of the award-winning conservation club there. Mrs. Denison recently cataloged the wildflowers on the nature trail at Sunrise and the conservation club planted more than 100 ferns there. * * * THE CERTIFICATE of award from the DNR is in recognition of her work in Kanawha State Forest. She compiled a checklist of 42 ferns and fern allies, 710 flowering plants and 138 grasses, bushes and sedges. Mrs. Denison collaborated with Kanawha State Forest Superintendent Osbra Eye on the compilation of flowering plants. The booklet they produced is illustrated with color photographs by Leslie McDowell, a Charleston businessman whose hobby is wildflower photography. Mrs. Denison also has completed a list of ferns in Little Creek Park and surrounding areas in South Charleston and is working on a similar list for Putnam County. "It has been very interesting," she said, "because I have found so many species that I hadn't expected to find." Mrs. Denison received a B.S. degree from Morris' Harvey College and a masters degree from Marshall University. * * * EYE SAID Mrs. Denison "was instrumental in getting me interested in some of the plants on the forest. 1 knew many of them but there were many I didn't know." Eye said the forest is rich in plant and bird life, containing approximately 1,000 species of plants and numerous species of birds. He pointed out that there are only about 2,000 species of plants in the entire state. Eye said he is "constantly impressed with the variety of bird life on the forest." For example, he said that 18 species of woods warblers can be found there and this past spring he found 11 hawk nests. "We are very fortunate to have such an area close to Charleston," he added. INTRODUCING...HARPER TRACTORS HARPER TRACTORS IS PLANNING A 2000 UNIT PRODUCTION RUN ON A NEW SUPERIOR 2 WHEEL WALK BEHIND TRACTOR WITH DELIVERIES SCHEDULED FOR NEXT YEAR. THIS TRACTOR IS ALL GEAR DRIVE AND CAN BE EASILY CONTROLLED AND OPERATED FROM A CONVENIENTLY ATTACHED RIDING SULKY. PROVISIONS ARE MADE TO CONVERT THIS TRACTOR TO A 4 WHEEL RIDING TRACTOR IN MINUTES. STATISTICS -- WT. 305 LBS. 8 H.P. 5 FORWARD SPEEDS, 2 REVERSE, NEUTRAL, 15 MILES PER. HR. IN TRANSPORT SPEED. LOCKING DIFFERENTIAL, INTERNAL BRAKES, QUICK COUPLING FOR ATTACHMENTS. ALSO CAN BE ORDERED TO FIT GRAVELY ATTACHMENTS HARPER TRACTOR HAS: A PROTOTYPE TRACTOR THAT HAS NOT FAILED IN 4% YEARS OF SEVERE USE AND ROUGH TESTING. PATENTS WITH 13 CLAIMS. 25 TRACTORS IN PRODUCTION. SOME TOOLING, PERMA- NENT PATTERNS, IMPROVED DESIGNS ON MOWER, ROTARY PLOW, ROTARY CULTIVATOR, SULKY ETC. AND 90% OF MACHINE TOOLS TO PRODUCE TRACTORS. WE ARE LOOKING FOR DISTRIBUTORS. PRESALES ON OUR PLANNED PRODUCTION. INVESTORS INTERESTED IN OUR PROJECT. ' ALSO WE NEED TO RELOCATE IN LARGER QUARTERS. (THE W.VA. DEPT. OF HIGHWAYS IS ACQUIRING 2 OF OUR BLDGS.) WE HOPE TO BE ABLE TO STAY IN WEST VIRGINIA. WE WILL ENTERTAIN ANY AND ALL POSI- BILITIES. PUBLIC DEMONSTRATIONS OF OPERATIONS WILL BE GIVEN EVERY WEEK DAY FROM 4=30 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M. AND ALL DAY SATURDAYS FOR THE NEXT 3 WEEKS AT 1329 DUNBAR AVE., DUNBAR, W. VA. GRAVELY OWNERS ARE ESPECIALLY INVITED TO ALL DEMONSTRATIONS. SALES LITERATURE AND DEALER CONTRACTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS ADDRESS: HARPER TRACTORS 01 VISION Of HMPER MACHINE A MFG. CO. 1329 DUNBAR AVE. DUNBAR W.VA. 25064 P.O. BOX 387 *! mcnvE TVESIAY, 1975 FIRST-OF-WEEK-DOOR-BUSTERS! _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ·*"·*{ West Virginia Brand SAUSAGE LB $129 PKG. " 1 2 MI. $57 PKG. WEST VIRGINIA LINK SAUSAGE 24OZ.PKG. 279 ARMOUR'S VIENNA SAUSAGE DEL MONTE PEARS · HALVES or SLICES 2-79 Jh CANS* _W I DELI-DEPT. STAR VALUES Whole B.B.Q. CHICKEN. 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