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January 19, 1978

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 17 THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1978 The Department of the Treasury has announced an extension to February 14, 1978 for Indlv00dual Retirement Account investment that may still be deducted from 1977 income tax returns. Call John Christman at 725-7018 for full details of the unique opportunity offered by this Treasury decision. ,. IghSchool Vandalized, Damage, Items-Taken School was etime early January 9, ire Parts of the also some property of a win- cafeteria vandalized a con- items. They also machines of about $5.00 from same. They also walked off with a clock radio from the school cafeteria and a large penknife from the guidance office, and some other items. [ Police said the breaking and entering and burglary occurred Sometime after the night janitor bad left the premises at 4 a.m. Also on Monday morning, January 9, another bomb threat was reported at Shepherd,town Junior High School. State Police said-while a search of the school property was made, no bomb or anything resembling one was found. Jeffrey O'Bannon of East Washington Street, Charles Town, reported to State Police that a rock had been through through the storm and regular windows in the living roo m at his home. TE SALE Potter, I will sell the following Martinsburg, W. Va., along U.S. Rt. 11 JANUARY 21, 1978 |tGINS AT 10:30 A. M. Ext. table, Oak wash stand, R.C.A.' Clark piano, piano stool, Oak rockers/ Sewing Cabinet, wicker chair, wicker cupboard, maple chair, library R. suite, sofa, sofa bed, 2-3 pc. B. oak chest of drawers, metal beds, , Kalamazoo heating stove, Siegler oil gal. oil tank, Frigidaire deep freeze, G. E. refrigerator, Frigidaire Elec. , base cabinet, G. E. dryer, Maytag s, dishes, set stainless steel silver- floor lamps, old pictures and s, bed linens, quilting pcs. sewing and pitcher, lot old books, 2 butter ,5 gal. stone jar, apple peeler, kraut nging lamp, 3 wash boilers, off plow, corn sheller, corn alum. ext. ladder, porch glider, stone, Sears 4 H.P. roto tiller, ?ers, step ladder, shoe lasts, Adz; many items not listed. h. Nothing to be removed until settled anYaccidents on property. Owa/.d L. Chrisman-Administrator of the M. R. Potter Estate E. Ware Robert Walker of Cherry Hill Road, Orchard Hills, also reported to State Police that a 1971 model Honda, valued at $250.00 had been stolen from the patio behind his home. A report was also turned into the Charles Town Municipal Police of a breaking and en- tering at the offices of Dr. Earl AUara, East Washington Street, Charles Town, sometime Sunday night. A glass had been broken out of the back door and the offices ransacked. But as far as could be determined, nothing had been stolen. Patty Mead Gives Talk To Bullskin Happy Workers-4-H "Focust on You Through Personal Care" was the theme of an inspiring program presented by Patty Mead to members of the Bullskin Happy Workers 4-H Club at their January meeting held at the home of Derek Ferrett's. Patty involved the club in an informal discussion of the 1978 4- H health theme by structuring thought-provoking questions. Mary Margaret Mickey gave an interesting illustrated talk on good grooming and suggested that the focus at club meetings would be on each member. President Leslie Skinner named Amy Mayherry to represent the club at the Energy Conservation workshop with a decision to be at the February meeting as to the club's par- ticipation in the contest. She reminded the club of the Mothers March Against Birth Defects to be held January 22. After a discussion of the need for many improvements at the Community Center, the club voted to make a cash donation to the rennovation project spon- sored by the Jefferson County 4- H Leaders Assocation. Mrs. Martha King, Project leader, conducted a workshop with the first year members and answered questions concerning their project, "This Is 4-H". Marie Cain presented an illustrated talk on what she NOTICE OF NAMES OF PERSONS APPEARING TO BE OWNERS OF ABANDONED PROPERTY Pursuant to Chapter 36, Article 8 of the Cede of West Virginia entitled "The Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act", notice is hereby given that the persons listed below appear to be the owners of abandoned personal' property. Information concerning the amount or description of the property and the name and address of the holder may be obtained by inquiry to the State Treasurer's Office, At- tention: Mr. James Beeghley, Director of Abandoned Property, Office of the Treasurer, Capitol Building, Charleston, West Virginia 25305, giving name, address, and account number. Unless proof of claim is presented by the owner to the holder and the owner's right to receive the property is established to the holder's satisfaction by March 23, 1978, the abandoned personal property will be placed not later than 25 days after such date in the custody of the State Treasurer to whom all further claims must thereafter be directed. NAME ,,ADDRESS ACCOUNT NUMBER Abshire, Ronald Shepherdstown, W. Va. 19-26139 Crider, Elizabeth 210 W. 6th Ave. 19-25912 or Edward B. Winkler Ranson, W. Va. St Peter's Cemetery, Dittmeyer Acct. c-o Father Lambert Stack P.O. Box 370 19-25913 Charles Town, W. Va. Tudor Hall Cemetery c-o James A. Grantham or Wm. W. Grantham Jan. 12-2t Kearneysville, W. Va. 19-25914 Larrie Bailey State Treasurer :believed the Jefferson County I Dr. Blizzard is Assistant Fair would mean to her. Jeff [ Professor of Horticulture with Burns and Tyree Kable led an interests in the areas of active game at the conclusion of i nematology, mechanical har- the business meeting, i vesting, orchard design and Crafts will be the theme of the ! planting problems. next meeting to be held at Leslie He has traveled and studied Skinner's home onFeb. 1, at 7:30 extensively in the fruit p.m. Each member will con- struct a project under the direction of Mrs. Kay T. Skinner. Horticultural Auxiliary To Meet In Martinsburg The Women's Auxiliary of the W. Va. Horticultural Society will have its annual meeting and luncheon at the Trinity U.M. Church, 220 W. Martin Street, Martinsburg, on January 25, at 12:30 p.m. Registration and social hour will begin at 11:30 a.m. Mem- hership dues of $2 are receivable at this time and the luncheon is $4. Miss Julie Slonaker, the reigning W. Va. Horticultural Princess, will give a talk on her trip to the Miss Apple Queen :antst in Gettysburg, Pa., where she represented West Virginia and was chosen Miss Congeniality by her fellow competitors. Following the meeting, Dr. Steve Blizzard, who is currently assistant director and field research coordinator for the Division of Plant Sciences of W. Va. University, will speak. producing areas of the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. In August he returned from a trip to the People's Republic of China 'Red China', where he toured, studied and lectured in the fruit producing region of that coun- try. Thursday, January 26, at 10 i a.m., a coffee will be given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Miller, Gerardstown. All auxiliary members and their guests are invited to attend. Anyone unable to attend the lunch may mail their dues to Mrs. Roger Young, 503 Edgemont Terrace, Mar- tinsburg. Walnut GroveWomen's Club Discusses. Plans I The monthly meeting of the Walnut Grove Women's Club was held on January 10 at the home of the President, Pat Stine. The treasurer, Bonnie Cook, gave a report and it was con- cluded that the club made a $72 profit from the sales of Christmas candles and 'or- naments. Also discussed were the clqbs proposed rules and regulations Seven members, unable to i The next meeting will be held attend the meeting, phoned in to  at the home of Pare Tomlin, 103 approve the proposed rules and i Boxwood Lane at 7:30 pro. on the seven members present February 14. , approved the rules with a few :minor changes. Therefore, the rules were passed unanimously. The women were asked to think of some suggestions for guest speakers to be considered in the near future. 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