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" CLINCH VALLEY TIMEST SL Paul? VA? Thursday, February 21, 2008 Page 5 I MEMBER THE GOOD OLD DAYS? This .photo was sent to us by LTC(Ret.) Baird Sutherland, Atlan- ta, Georgia, who is a Dante native. The picture is of a portion of Boy Scout Troop 1, Dante, taken during a trip to High Knob (near Norton) in the Fall of 1952. Mr. Sutherland has identified most of those pictured. They are, left to right, front row, seated, Sam Domby; unknown (dark cap); Johnny Chabo (light and dark cap); John Cooley (glasses); Roscoe Carty (lying down); Gene Colvert; Charlic Linkous (dark cap); Joe Hulsey; Wade Hartsock; Ray Hileman (lying down, White cap); Johnny Jessce, Charles Harris and Johnny Gibson-(in group); Ron Hall (light cap); and Lawrence Worley (kneeling); second row (standing), Unknown. (horizontal striped shirt); Bill Tarr (kneeling, dark ball cap, looking left); Edsel How- '72nd Annual Meeting of the Southwest Virginia Agricultural Association, Inc. The 72"d Annual Meeting of the Southwest Virginia Agri- cultural Association, Inc. will be held in Ratliff Hall at the South- west Virginia 4-H Educational Center, Inc 25236 Hillman Highway, Abingdon on Saturday March 1. Registration will begin .at 9am and the meeting will convene at 9:&0 am. During the Annual Meeting, ,eleven committees meet and discuss pertinent concerns in various areas, i.e. livestock, dairy, crops, tobacco, vegetable, direct marketing, forestry/con- servation, agri-business, govern- mental affairs, youth and family. This year's keynote speaker will be Mr. Joe Guthrie. Joe is a beef producer in Pulaski and instructor for the Agriculture Technology program at Virginia Tech. Joe completed a six week visit to Australia and New Zealand in 2007. Joe will share with the Association how those countries are dealing with issues very similar to the ones facing us ington (looking lett)and J. D. Ke|tn (Dotlt standing); Roger Ring (kneeling, hand to mouth); Johnny Wallace (dark cap and Jacket); Jimmy Jessee (kneel- inS); Addington and Randall Cox (dark cap, light jacket) (both standing); third row, Paul Dishman; Gordon Holbrook; Harry Catty; Bill Bryson (Assis- tant Scoutmaster); Baird Sutherland; Mars Hall; David South; Fred Irvin; John Simpson (Assistant Scoutmaster); and John Nypaver (Scoutmaster). They are posed in front of the original High Knob observa- tion tower, which was replaced in 1978. The 1978 version was destroyed by fire in October, 2007, and an effort, spearheaded by Congressman Rick Boucher, is presently underway to replace the landmark. Our ongoing thanks to Baird Sutherland for his interest in helping document our past! here. tokens were made of brass, The annual business meetingIn bad times when the copper, nickel and silver, and of the organization will beeconomy is not doing well, and now have a price range of $15 conducted Representing 14 counties ininflation is going a little wild, to $100. Tokens made of copper people will hoard gold andand brass have the lower pnces, Southwestern Virginia, the silver for a hedge againstwith a range of $20-$25. Civil Association promotes a higher standard of living through inflation. That appearsto be the War tokens with "War and fostering a higher standard of case today--people are buying Peace" on one side and on the up gold and silver bullion for other side, "The Federal Union agricultural life, the conservation the future. Whether that is the Must and Shall Be Preserved," of natural resources, a better and right thing to do, we will just have a price range of $20-$25; more profitable system of have to wait and see. tokens dated 1873, copper, with farming and livestock handling In the early 1860s when the "Liberty" on one side and and a fuller cooperation between clouds of the Civil War began to "Union" on the other, $18-$20; individual, county, state, and rise, people began to take silver 1863 token, "Apoth Weight One federal efforts toward these ends. and gold coins out of circulation Dram" 1863 on one side, John If you have any questions, until there were not enough P. Gruber New York on the please contact Matthew Miller at coins to make change for eom- other side, range $20-$22; Civil (276) 783-5175. panics, traders and the general War token dated 1863 shows public. The public didn't want face of a woman, slogan fractional paper money, so pri- "Horrors of War Blessings of rate companies began to make Peace" on the other, shows bird, "WORRY & MAINTENANCE FREE GETAWAY" BIIIEB-FRONT Villa & BOAT SlIP COYE$ AT WILTON CREEK. IIARTFIEIB . gA Popular sailing & boating community. 7' MLW boat slip in deep, pro- tected harbour off Piankatank River minutes to Chesapeake Bay. VISIT OUR WEBSlTE OR CALL FOR COMPLETE BROCHURE at Morgan McClure their own coins to make change, and to advertise their product also. There were thousands of different varieties minted. Many pertained to the Civil War, and many had their own slogans put on their tokens. Civil War tokens are more valuable today than ever before. Some of these tokens are worth more than others, of course. 2008 Chevrolet Colorado Stock #14380 Reg. Cab, 5 speed, 4x4, 5 year, 100,000 mile limited power train warranty, driver information center. MSRP $18,965 Our Price Net of all Rebates $17,942 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Sedan 3.8L V6 engine, 1 year safe sound system, 4 wheel power disc brakes, daytime running lamps, AC, AM/FM stereo with CD player, 6 way power drivers seat Window Price $22 580 Our Price Net of all Rebates $19,962 Prices on the Great Buys good thru 2-29-08 Mq3RGAN -rvlcCLURE CHEVROLET PONTIAC GMC /'" r Castlewood Vir,',inia American Revolution , 276-762-2311 1-800-834-3325 Cmaysl@morganmcclure.comMorgan-McClureauto.com We Are Professional Grade Driving Excitement "Union Forever", price $25- $30. Confederate Civil War to- kens are worth more than federal tokens. Many are worth thousands of dollars. MINING SONGS FROM THE APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS I2.CDs twith 48songs I [&a 70 page booMet. 0n sale l [for $35 phs $5 shipping, t 1 Lone~me P~ne ~ On Y0uth 1 / W~ LPOY.ORGI 76523 50641 by Ethan Collins, Kristen Gibsont, I Last week at CHS, due to inclement weather, hearts and carnations that were purchased for Valentine's Day were delivered by the eighth graders on Friday, February 15. Group I Dessa Greear and Dylan Harding their members to attend, they are now selling $1 chances on a $100 Wal-Mart gift card that will be gFcen away at the championship game of the Cumberland District Basketball club meetings v5e.re held on Tournament. They will be Friday, February . selling these chances along with In sports, both varsity basketball teams faced district rival Coebum at home for the Homecoming Game on Friday, February 8. The varsity boys won 95 to 71. The varsity girls and boys played Thomas Walker on Tuesday, February 12. The varsity boys won 93 to 46. District wrestling was held on Wednesday, February 13. Both varsity basketball teams also traveled to face Rye Cove on Friday, February 15. Sub- regional wrestling was held at Castlewood on Saturday, Febru- ary 16. very unique, handcrafted sports earrings at the remainder of the home basketball games. If you are interested in knowing more about these fundraisers, the MGA trip, or making a donation to the Hi-Y Club, feel free to contact Jane Carter or Kayla Breeding at Castlewood High School. For your information, the SAT will be given at Castlewood High School on March 1. PSAT scores are available in the guid- ance office. Yearbooks are now on sale. Please see Mrs. Monk or a yearbook staffer. Anyone who The Hi-Y Club will be purchases a earbook by Friday, attending the annual MGA in February 29,will be entered in Richmond this spring. In order a drawing for three cash prizes: to raise enough money for all $100, $50 and $25. QQQ CHEESY DIP block of Velveeta cheese 1 can Ro-tel tomatoes andL chilies Cut Velveeta into inch cubes. Drain tomatoes. Mix: Velveeta and tomatoes together Microwave stirring often. Serve with tortilla chips or pita chips. CHICKEN AND POTATO SOUP 3 chicken breasts 5 potatoes 1 onion, chopped salt and pepper to taste 1 cup half and half or 13 oz:. can evaporated milk In a large pot boil chickera until tender. Remove from brotla and allow to cool. Save broths. Remove chicken from bones ancd chop into chunks. Cook potatoe s and onion in broth. When tendetr add chicken and milk to pott. Return to boil. Salt and pepper t(o taste. Simmer about 10 minutes. CRANBERRY OATMEAL DELIGHT 16 oz. can whole cranberry sauce 1 cups cooked apples, chopped 1 cup regular oats, uncooked cup brown sugar % cup all purpose flour % cup melted butter tsp. salt cup chopped pecans. Combine cranberry sauce and apples. Spoon into a buttered baking dish. Combine oats, sugar, flour, butter and salt. Spread over cranberry mixture. Sprinkle pecans on top. Bake 350 degrees for 50 minutes. KISSES HOT CHOCOLATE 1 cup fat-free half and half for each cup of chocolate 5 Hershey's Kisses for each cup whipped cream, if desired In a saucepan pour in half and half. Warm to steaming, but not boiling. Into each cup place 5 kisses. Pour in hot half and half and stir until dissolved. Add whipping. Tri-County Tire Service 16618 East Riverside Dr. St Paul, VA Monday- 8'a.m.- p.m. Sat, H a.m,-1 px& Sales & Sm e, Computer Balance; Alignments, Service Jobs 276-762-9501 or 276-762-9591 i. Illlllllll Illlll Illlllll[[I I . I Ill I I I !~ii.:iiii ~