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January 19, 1978

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I 4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1978 BREAD AND PUPPET THEATRE TO APPEAR OLD OPERA HOUSE JANUARY 31 The Bread and Puppet Theatre Company will take up the entire stage of the Old Opera House with its giant puppets on Tuesday, January 31, when it presents "Ave Marls Stella", "Hail, Star of the Sea". The world famous company, together with the Word of Mouth Chorus will perform for one night only at 8:30 p.m. Reservations for this unusual adult show are available at the Opera House. The company is being co-sponsored by the W. Va. Arts and Humanities. Tickets are $2.50. Miss Catherine Balikes Players Mix Bridge Mr..Joseph Vrini With Charity Efforts Members of the Charles Town Engagement [s Told Duplicate Bridge Club voted before the game last Wednesday night at the Civic Center to support a worthy cause. The treasury will contribute $100 towards the travel cost to Dallas, Texas, of Rev. Donald Depfer of the International Pentecostal Church of Christ of Harpers Ferry. There he will receive a special Billy Graham award for his work with the Locust Grove Rest Home. Winners of master points in the weekly competition were: North-South -- Helen Wright- Evamae Poe, first; David Lee- Ronnie Orr, 2nd; Peggy Lacy- Nancy Roth, 3rd. East-West- Ralph Borlik- Randy Beatty, first; Eloise Announcement was made this week by Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Balikes, of Miami, Florida, of the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Ann to Mr. Joseph Michael Cesarini, of Ranson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cesarini. Miss Balikes is a 1974 graduate of Coral Gables, Florida High School, and is presently at- tending Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Cesarini is a 1974 graduate of Jefferson High School and is also attending Vanderbilt University. The wedding date has been set for March 5, in St. John's Lutheran Church in Miami, Fla. PREPARED CHILD BIRTH CLASSES TO START Prepared child birth classes, will begin a new series for ex- pecting parents whose babies are due March, April or May. Contact Mrs. Phyllis Schiwal, 725-6502 ext. 2458 before 6 p.m. and 725-9458 after 6 p.m. i i C.W. Theatre Charles Town, W.Va. 725 - 5212 i NOW thru TUESDAY "YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE" i STARTS WEDNESDAY "THE LATE GREAT PLANET EARTH" Mrs,FrederickEdwards To Speak Jan. 25 To Women's Fellowship Mrs. Frederick "Timmie" Edwards, will be the featured speaker here at the January meeting of the Womens Aglow Fellowship of Jefferson County, on Wednesday, January 25, at the Lions Center at 1 p.m. Mrs. Edwards is president of the Fairfax Virginia Chapter of Aglow. She has been the recipient of a Divinely re-directed life, and has participated in numerous Lay Witness and Faith Alive, weekends. Presently she is preparing to make .her 10th trip to Israel, leading a group of Christians through the Holy Land. "Do you have country property?" : Col. P. Ch i ' ,, ] Lawson Botts Chapter 261 met ' ".  l at the home of Miss Lucille Bush ,[ on Tuesday. The meeting was i t I opened by the president, Mrs. M H; pnd Relates ' SOCIAL-CLUB R.P. Chew )Bot Cha ter 261 met PERSONAL neo diss ucilleBush ! i lay. he , eeting was ,y tt pre dent, Mrs. i  ., i,!i i  ritual, pledge to the flag and the Ann Hammond, with the usual , [Lord's Prayer. Old and new PHONE: 725-2046 or 725-2047 : meeting was then turned over to :i business was discussed. The /I ,i: the program chairman. , , 41 This program was of little- Cathedral Window ilting Will Be Taught At County Community Center known, interesting facts of two of our great Confederates, and given in a room filled with Confederate collectibles, one of which was a portrait of General Robert E. Lee. Mrs. Ann Hammond read the following excerpts from the "Address of Col. R. P. Chew", delivered at VMI on General T. J. "Stonewall" Jackson, June 19, 1912. Col. Chew relates, "My firat acquaintance with General Jackson commenced in 1859, when I entered the VMI. The John Brown raid, occurring in i1859, he took charge of two PERSONALS The Rev. Russell J. Urquhart, 1308 Darlington Drive, Win- chester, Va., remains very ill at his. home after being stricken Sunday morning. The family would appreciate prayers for Rev. Urquhart for all of his friends in Jefferson County. Rev. Urquhart is a former minister of the Charles Town To UDC representation it is walked a mile and l b the rain one night to statement about an in occurred between t which he had repre taking place on the l as a matter of fact, it' curred on the porch". "While at the a great student of history. He admired :above all other I became thoroughly with his of war, and strategy he adopted. war he equipI the widest fields". The Vice Puster, read from ton's, "The Coming Matthew Fontaine Commander in the States Navy. few true international Tucker-Lacy Wahl, 2nd; Ginny Allen-Harriett Haves, 3rd. Mrs, Carolyn Snyder Tdls MRP Chapter Of Office ivit - The chapter held its regular meeting in the Educational Building, at Asbury U.M. Church, Thursday, Jan. 12, with the new 1978 officer: Mrs. Nell Glover, president, presiding. She gave an invocation by reading a very interesting prayer, followed by regular business transactions including reports, of the officers. Mrs. Carolyn Snyder, the Governor's representative for the Eastern section of W. Va., gave a most interesting outline of all activities for state and the Governor's Office and in. the area. This outline included where and how to get in- formation about most of all items of and pertaining to State affairs. For those who may want to contact Mrs. Snyder please call during office hours, Mar- tinsburg 263-9441, office location at 312 W. King St., Martinsburg. The new program chairman, Mrs. Mary Lehman, gave an interesting outline for the 1978 conclusion with a banquet at one of the local hotel-motel. it is suggested that all members check their mem- bership card to see if they are current on dues, io be in line to enjoy all the nice projects that are being plant, ed for the year 78. Mr. Edwards is retired from the FBI, and is a practicing Attorney in Fairfax County. Mrs. Edwards is a real estate agent, the mother of four children, and has one grand- daughter. Her 90 year old mother is living, a resident of Ohio. The Aglow Fellowship is an Interdenominational world-wide organization of Christian women, who are Aglow with the Spirit, and love to magnify the Lord. Babysitting is provided without charge at the Calvary Assembly of God Church, 5th Avenue, Ranson, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Men are always welcome. FOURTH SUNDAY LIVING PRAISE FELLOWSHIP . The Fourth Sunday Living Praise Fellowship will meet this Sunday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m., at the Grace Episcopal Parish Hall, Middleway. Our featured testimony will be given by Ruth Crum Stotler. Mrs. Stotler is a prominent Winchester, Va., Lutheran leader, as well as a person who has been healed, blessed, restored and commissioned by God. She has traveled ex- tensively all over the U.S.A., co- ordinating conferences on prayer healing and Bible Study. Miss Betty Sneltings will be the guitarist and song leader. Baptist Church. Mary AnnCain Named To Head Citizen's- Fire Co. Auxiliary The election of new officers for the year 1978 and the naming of committees was the feature of the regular monthly meeting of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Charles Town Citizen's Fire Company held Tuesday, January 3, at the fire hall. A total of 18 members were present. The new officers are: Mary Ann Cain, president; Darla Jean Pittinger, 1st vice-president; Mary Kay Plum, 2nd vice- president ; Alta Sager, secretary; Linda Costello, treasurer; Hazel Nichols, corresponding secretary; Frances Robinson, chaplain; Pauline Robinson, captain. The following committees were then appointed by the president: Membership, Kathryn Robins; Publicity, Cindy Light; Finance, Nancy Magaha; En- tertainment, Virginia Ruble; Flower Fund, June Willingham. It was decided not to have a meeting in February as the Fhmen's Pancake supper falls on*the regular meeting night. Refreshments were served by Debbie Anders and Nancy Magaha. Cathedral Window Quilting will be taught by Alice Newton, shown above, of Patches Inc., on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. till 12 noon at the Jefferson County Community Center, Rt. 9, near Bardane. There is no charge for this program sponsored by the WVU Cooperative Extension Service. If interested, please come and pencil, ruler, needle, thread, scissors, carpenter's square or something else to make an ac- curate square. All fabric should pieces of artillery sent to Cahrles Town to guard Brown until his execution. I happened to be one of the cadets who served with these guns and recollect his drilling us in the streets of that place". "He was a man of perfect truth and sincerity and so sensitive about mis- of World War II, having served three years in the Southwest be pre-washed. Everyone is welcome! All Pacific as an officer with the programs and activities offered MedicalDetachment of the 149th by the W. Va. University Infantry Regiment. He was awarded the Silver Star for Cooperative Extension Service gallantry administering blood are available to all persons plasma under fire on Leyte and without regard to race, color, or Bataan and the Bronze Star for bring the following supplies: an national origin. ron, a small ironing board, if I Jz ..... you nave any quesuons heroic ..... action under fire treating possible; 13 yard plain fabric for [ ..... : ..... ' ........ [ wounuedandsavingnveslnNew contact auuy maulc, prog[am ! Guin^ a background, does not have to lassistant, WVU Cooperative . e..  ........ be white or off-white; fabric ] r, xtens]on ........ erwce, oy pnomng  tie s an mer m me unarms 725-6 *1 [Town Presbyterian Church and scraps at least 5 inches square, I 57 . ] a 32nd Degree Mason, Scottish ..... --IRite. He has been a Mor- of surgical techniques, including ] r.lrlQc  rlr Ir I tician and businessman in IIINIIV I II VilIUVI[ JII the replacement of defective } " j Jefferson County since 1948 and heart valves with artificial ones; the anticipation and prevention of some types of stroke through diagnostic and surgical techniques, such as clearing out blocked arteries or replacing them with synthetic substitutes. The detection and control of the silent killer, high blood pressure, has been assigned number one priority by the Heart Association. Programs are underway to screen and identufy the more than 7 million Americans who don't even know they have it, and to educate all high blood pressure victims in the necessity of treatment which can keep it under control. He= rt Reserch ,err rr.. R.nnrf Many thousands of additional --,,, ) ....... p,v-,, lives could be saved annually if ' Although there are still over 'high blood pressure could be one million Americans dieing I found and controlled in all every year from heart and blood Americans who suffer from Jt. vessel diseases, with over 29 I The goal of the American million Americans afflicted with i Heart Association is the some form of these diseases, [ elimination of suffering and pre- Heart Research' has made ad- mature death from heart and vances that have made these blood vessel diseases. Your grim totals less than they would support in' the annual February otherwise have been. heart campaign by the local The American Heart Heart Association will help Association held its first cam- carry the fight through to its paign in 1949. A quarter of a successful conclusion. century, and over a quarter- billion dollars later, Heart BAKER TO PANAMA Association monies invested in Senate Republican leader research have helped to develop Howard H. Baker, uncommit- electronic pacemakers, to ted on the Panama Canal maintain regular heart rhyth- treaty, saidthat he has accept- ms; coronary care units, round- ed a personal invitation from the-clock monitoring systems Panama's chief of govern- that have helped reduce in- ment, Gcn. Omar Torrijos, to hospital deaths; a broad range visit Panama. A Gift For A Friend Or Relative? Why Not A Subscription To The SPIRIT of JEFFERSON-ADVOCATE studied not the winds, ocean logs of thousands He was, in fact, one quiet world-shrinkerS the planet smaller by taking effective bring the distant nations of man You if it's Westlngl jFiles As Candidate For [Co Jnty Commission TWIN T Phone P.O. Box 341 Charles dAN. 1 Announcement was made Wednesday by Charles H. Strider, Jr., of Old Cave Road, that he has filed as a Democratic candidate for the Jefferson County Commission from the Kabletown District. He was born in Jefferson County, grew up on a farm, graduating from Charles Town High School, W.V.U., the University of Minnesota Ex- tension School and the Cin- cinnati College of Mortuary Science. Strider is a five year veteran is president of Smith and Strider, Inc. Strider states that for 25 years he has been a member of many organizations working for the welfare of Jefferson County and s aware of the many complex problems arising from the rapid ;growth and expansion of Jef ferson County. COLLEGE ENROLLMENT A Census Bureau study shows that fewer men are en- rolling in college because they are not eligible for G1 educa- tion benefits or they no longer need Vietnam war draft de- ferments. an 1 Yeor July 7, 1909--- January 14, 1978 $'v.50 The B()ard of Directors, Miller 1 a'00(i Employees of the help U0[; pz,,, 23 fox in, W.V. hear better? To: JAMES WILLIAM STRIDER, Jr. At Moore Insurance and Realty Company, Washington, Alexander and Cooke, we have many calls for acreage, farms, and country property. List with us -- our interested buyers will assure a prompt sale at full market value. Moore Insurance and Realty Company Washington, Alexander and Cooke Since 1870 - Charles Town, W. Vs. 110 North George St, - 725-511 I will be at... the Towne House Motel Lodge, January 26th from... 10 a.m. to 12 Noon Free Cleaning & Check-Up Of Any Hearing Aid Free Electronic Hearing Test Special Battery Discount ' N A HEARI BELTONE HEARING AIO SERVICE 2438 Valley Avenue Winchester, Ya. 22601 Telephone: 703-667-6222 Name: Address: Ci ate Zip Subscription From Name: Address: We Will Mail The Person A Card. ' JeTT( ATrue ,00nd Jo n With the Citizens of, ,rson County In Mournin. Loss of Their Friend J,-,MES W. STRIDER, JR. Dedicated Leader