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Rinard Mills 1/17/13
Written by Norma Jean Antill   
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 9:36 PM

The New Mat Red Hat’s December get together time included a DaVinci dinner at Williamstown, WV and Handel’s Messiah at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marietta. On Dec. 20, Jeri Williams had open house at her new place of residence in Grandview. Decorations abound! Jeri’s special potato soup was served. A cookie exchange was enjoyed.

On Feb. 7, 1963, Burma-Shave removed all the signs from the highways and by-ways. Thus, another strictly American innovation passed into limbo. Many a forest used to stand, where a lighted match got out of hand. When Frisky with Whiskey, Don’t drive ‘Cause it’s Risky... from the Anchor.

Three deaths from the Low Gap area; Francis Knowlton Alloway of Canton, MI died Dec. 29, a daughter of the late William and Della Berentz Knowlton. Howard Smith, 85, of Woodsfield, died Dec. 30, a son of the late Everett and Waife Cline Smith. Ronald Neil Rouse, 76, died Dec. 30, a son of the late Clyde and Rhea Petty Rouse. A former resident of Matamoras, Jane Collins Cline died Jan. 2. Sympathy to the families.