Tank-ships, the Mildred M. and the
Sunshine, part of the fleet maintained by Standard
Oil Co. of New Jersey, arrived at Cabot Station last
week for the purpose of conveying a huge shipment
from there to a refinery in Parkersburg.
Oil gathers in the large high pressure lines of Hope Natural Gas
Co. and is collected at low points from the drips especially installed for the
purpose. It is transported from the drips in tank trucks to large storage tanks
at Cabot Station. It is sold to Standard and transported to a refinery where it
is blended and reduced and placed on the market.
Victor Hamilton Post No. 82,
American Legion, is attempting to list the location
of the grave of every deceased veteran in Calhoun
County in order that the post may see to the proper
memorial of veterans at appropriate times. Post
Commander Walter Ayers has requested the assistance
of the public. Should you know of the location of
any such graves, you are requested to send the
following information on a post card to P.O. Box
263, Grantsville, W.Va.: Name of veteran; name and
location of cemetery; war in which he participated
(if Civil War, indicate whether Union or
Confederate); person or organization in charge of
cemetery; whether or not grave is marked by stone or
other marker; unit designation (such as Co. E, 100th
Infantry), if known.
Send the information even if you feel the veteran was
sufficiently well-known that such might be unnecessary.
State officials in Charleston paid sympathetic attention this
past Monday to the plight of 43 residents of Rush Run, near Orma, who have
frequently been cut off by high water. Unlike most meetings with state
officials, the delegation from Calhoun left the meeting with the feeling that
something might be done.
On July 11, seven residents of Rush Run, along with state,
district and community representatives, met with commissioner of highways
Charles L. Miller. The meeting was set up by Sen. Oshel Craigo, who spoke on
behalf of residents. He had called upon other legislators to join him in his
Residents of Rush Run have been isolated approximately 30 days
so far this year when a submarine bridge over the West Fork, which connects them
to Rt. 16, emergency services and public schools, is under water.