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6 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JANUARY 26,1978 l l l II l II l l I |l l Deaths - - - ii I i i Funerals W.R. "Pete" Hess Dies In Baker V.A. Center After Brief Illness Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at II o'clock from the Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, for William Russell "Pete" Hess, 60, of Route I, Martinsburg, who died in the Baker V.A. Center near Martinsburg, following a short illness and surgery. Chaplain Howard L. Fulk of the V. A. Center, officiated. Burial was made in Hebron Lutheran Church in Yellow Springs, W. Va. The deceased, owner and operator of the Fairway Cleaners in Charles Town, was born in Berkeley County, a son of the late Harry E. and Emma Grubb Hess. His wife, Catherine Cline Hess, died some years back. Prior to opening the Fairway Cleaners in Charles Town, Mr. Hess was employed by Kirby and Subway Cleaners in Martinsburg. He was a veteran of World War If. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Elk Branch Lodge No. 93 A.F. & A.M. He was past master of the Martinsburg Lodge of Per- fection, a member of the Con- sistory of Wheeling, Osiris Temple Mystic Order of Shrine, the Eastern Panhandle Shrine Club, Jackson Perks American Legion Post No. 71 and the Loyal Order of Moose of Charles Town. He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Helen DuBreuil of Mar- tinsburg; Mrs. Nellie Kidwiler, of Harpers Ferry and Mrs. Maxine Row, of Rouzerville, Md.; and three brothers, Owen Hess, of Hagerstown; Elston Hess, of Rt. 7, Martinsburg and Richard Hess, of Boonsboro. MRS. GEORGE A. BUTLER Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, by the Rev. Owen B. Womack, for Mrs. Irene Edith Man- speaker Butler, 69, who died Friday, in Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, where she had been a patient just two days. The deceased, wife of the late George Albert Butler, formerly resided on the Dry Run Road near Martinsburg before moving to Rt. 1, Boonshoro, Md. Interment was made in Green Hill Cemetery in Martinsburg. She was born June 17, 1908, in Berkeley County, a daughter of the late Raymond E. and Sadie E. Small Manspeaker. Mrs. Butler was a member of the Calvary U.M. Church. Her husband preceded her in death on March 23, 1950. Surviving are two step- daughters, Mrs. Robert "Susan" Siler, of Rt. 1, Boonsboro, with whom she had made her home Mrs. Everett "Annabell" Henry, Jr., Spring Valley, Calif,; four step-sons, Albert Buffer and James Butler, both of Rt. 4, Martinsburg; Arthur Butler, Rt. 3, Martinsburg; Calvin Butler, Harpers Ferry; a number of step-grandchildren; three brothers, Raymond H. Man- speaker, Mt. Angel, Ore. Herman W. Manspeaker, Hedgesville Road; Roy E. Manspeaker, Rt. 5, Mar- tinsburg; a number of nieces and nephews. One brother, Leo Manspeaker and one sister, Mrs. Mildred Turner, preceded her In death. PRESTON B. MOYER Funeral services were held Friday from the Melvin T. Strider Sudley Funeral Home in shepherdstown, for Preston B. Buyer, of Shepherdstown, who died January 16, at his home. The Rev. Randall Tremba of- ficiated and burial was made in Pleasant View Memory Gardens near Martinsburg. Mr. Boyer was born in Dargan, Md., June 30, 1903, a son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth McGown Beyer: He was a retired orchard worker. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Trenary and Mrs. Mary Fraley, both of Shepherdstown; two brothers, William E. Boyer and Carroll Beyer, both of shepherdstown. MISS ELIZABETH G. ' TAYLOR Funeral services were con- ducted Saturday at Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town, for Miss Elizabeth Gray Taylor, of 318 First Avenue Charles Town, who died Thur- sday, January 19, at her residence. The Rev. Roger Henshaw, rector of Zion Church officiated. Burial was made in the Zion Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were handled from the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Ranson. Miss Taylor was born June 10 1895 in Albermarl County, Va., a daughter of the late Julia P. Kennedy and Edmund R. Taylor. She was an active member of the Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town; was in the nur- sing profession from 1920 until 1972, serving as a practical nurse at the St. Hilda's Girls School in Charles Town; doing private duty nursing in Baltimore and Washington, D,C.; practical nursing in the Charles Town General Hospial; and practical nursing in Woodruff, S.C., for eight years. Surviving are two sisters, Miss Juliana P. Taylor and Miss Margaret Beverly Taylor, both at the home; one brother, Ed- mund Taylor, of Charles Town. ROBERT M. MORGAN, JR. A Christian Mass was said Wednesday morning in St. James Catholic Church in Hopewell, Va., for Robert Mason Morgan, Jr., 61, a resident of 116 North 16th Avenue, Hopewell, Va., who died Monday at his residence. Burial was made in Appomatox Cemetery, Hopewell, Va. A native of Halltown, Mr. Morgan was a retired supervisor for the Allied Chemical Corp; also a member of St. James Catholic Church and the Fourth Degree in the Knights of Columbus. He was the son of the late Robert M. and Lizzie Cockerell Morgan. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Rita DeLauder Morgan, of Hopewell; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Lou Morris, Atlanta, Ga.; two sons, John Robert Morgan, Petersburg, Va., and Edward M. Morgan, of Mountain View, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Anna M,flhade, Reston, Va.; Mrs. Av! M. Stewart, Alexandria, Va., and Miss Louise K. Morgan, of San Antonio, Texas; one brother, John W. Morgan, McLean, Va.; one half-brother, Daniel Morgan, of Halltown, and four grandchildren. MRS. HARtY P. KELLY A funeral Mass was said this morning, Thursday, at 11 o'clock in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Herndon, Va., for Mrs. Edna M. Kelly, 68, wife of Harry P. Kelly, of 1331 Westmore Street, Chantilly, Va., who died Mon- day, January 23, in Com- monwealth Doctor's Hospital in Fairfax, Va. Burial was made in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Jefferson County. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Green Funeral Home in Herndon, Va. The deceased was born in Jefferson County, November 9, 1909, a daughter of the late Peter H. and Mary Louise Wagaman. She spent most of her young life in Jefferson County, moving to the Herndon, Va., area in 1951. She and her husband opened and operated Kelly's Store in Sterling, Va., from 1957 until just a few years ago. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Willard A. Lynch, of Ranso and Leroy F. Lynch, of Douglas, Arizona; six grandchildren; one great- granddaughter; a sister-in-law MRS. JOHN T. PORTERFIELD Mrs. Myrtle M. Por. terfield, 84, Widow of John T. Porterfield, Sr., of 316 S. Samuel Street, Charles Town, died Tuesday in Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Charles Town. The deceased, who was well- known through church and civic organizations in Charles Town and Jefferson County, was born in Edmond, W. Va., April 21, 1893, a daughter of the late Lewis and Anna Tattersal Meadows. She served for many years as a Registered Nurse at the Sheltering Arms Hospital, was a member of Zion Episcopal Church and a volunteer worker in the American Red Cross Blood Bank. Surviving are a son, John T. Porterfield, of Charlotte, North Carolina; a daughter, Miss Mary Bowgardus Porterfield; and a sister, Mrs. Florence Sheehan, of Philadelphia, Pa. Funeral services will be held this afternoon, Thursday, at 2 p.m., from Zion Episcopal Church with the Rev. James Towner, officiating. Burial will be made in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Ranson. Illl HOSPITAL NOTES I I Patients admitted to Jefferson Memorial Hospital January 17 through January 23, included: Roxanne Jenkins, Charles Town. William Goode, Charles Town. Jason Gonde, Charles Town. SONICS RETJ00IN SLIM LEAD IN MIDGET BASKETBALL LEAGUE The Sonics, who jumped out in front by a slim margin at the outset of the 1977-78 Midget Basketball League action, are still leading the pack of eight teams by a slim margin with a 13-2 record, but they are being pushed hard by the Bullets, Bulls and Celtics, the same three teams who have been trying to overtake them since the first week of action. Members of the squad, along with their most staunchest and consistent supporters, their cheerleaders, are as shown above. In the front row, but not necessariIy in the order as in the pic- ture, are -- Cheerleaders -- Jennie Sue Leport, S. Tracey, Jane Conley, Teresa Iden, Tonya Clinton, Debbie McDonald, Cherie Taylor and De De Myers. Debbie Cain, another member of the cheerleading squad, was not present when picture was taken. Members of the Sonics squad,, along with their coach are -- Transient Taylor, David Rockwell, Farron Bufcker, Stacy Whitmore, Kevin Viands, Billy Kelley, Kenny Benner, Bryan Dickson, John Eskeitz, Thomas Smith, Donald Curry, Kevin Hough, Darren Hines, Gary Leslie, John Berry and Head Coach Norman Ballenger. (Photo by L. E. Dickey) Roy Corbin, 0000rne00sv,,,e.jFrazler GI en Two-Yea t Ferry.Gayle Plourde, Harpers. " "V r IContract At $26,500 SchoolsSu peri nt en dent Wave Lewis, Charles Town. Paul Delauder, Halltown. Howard Barron, Ranson. Joann Lee, Charles Town. Kimberly Chrisman, Charles Town. June Nottingham, Myersville, Md. Patricia Madison, Charles Town. Adam Viands, Ranson. Susie Pendleton, Charles Town. Lucinda Kidrick, shepherd- stown. Harry Baumgardner, Charles Town. William Neal, Kearneysville. Steven Viands, Ransom Leona Brown, Rippon. Mary Basaraba, Ransom Elliott Hahn, HaUtown. Floyd Montgomery, Harpers Ferry. Mary Taylor, Ranson. Bertha Eisler, Shepherd- stown. Joseph Januzzi, Kear- neysville. LOu Woroneichi, Harpers Ferry. Nettle Spates, Ranson. Joan Pazdera, Kearneysville. Shirley Smoot, Charles Town. Mary Barrow, Charles Town. James Spears, Charles Town. Stacey Lynch, Ranson. Frances Minniti, Charles Town. Alton Carter, Knoxville, Md. Mary Zombro, Charles Town. Myrtle Markle, Knoxville, Md. William Binert, Harpers Ferry. Harvey Longerbeam, Harpers Ferry. Melvin Webber, Knoxville, Md. David Langley, Kearneysville. Cora Jefferson, Kearneysville. Brenda Foulks, Charles Town. Pauline Pope, Kearneysville. Hilda Edwards, Kear- eysville. Margaret Whitehair, Charles Town. Lillie Whittington, Harpers Ferry. Yvonne Carter, Harpers Ferry. Clarence Fritts, Charles Town. Stephen Ott, Charles Town. BIRTHS Mrs. Elizabeth Wagaman, of Annandale, Va., and a brother- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Long, of in-law, Clarence Boyd, of Ranson, a daughter born Halltown. January 21. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Hartless, Harpers Ferry, a son born January 21. Mr. and Mrs. John Pope, Kearneysville, a son born January 11 Mr. and Mrs. Randall Tomba, Shepherdstown, a son born January 12. Mr. and Mrs. Chester C. Hill, Shepherdstown, a daughter born January 15. Donald .Smith From Page I tier; Betty M. Benner, Assistant Cashier; M. Louise JESSE DOLEMAN HARRIS Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Ranson, for Jesse Doleman Harris, of Rt. 1, Box 36, Summit Point, who died January 23, in Winchester Memorial Hospital. The Rev. John ,Hale will officiate and burial will he made in Pleasant View Memory Gardens The deceased was born in Jamestown, W. Va., September 22, 1904, a son of the late Lucy Harris. He was formerly era- ployed by the Baltimore and Feltner, Assistant Cashier; Ohio Railroad, Halltown Dorcas F. Ramsburg, Assistant Paperboard Company, and the Cashier; H. Louise South, Air National Guard. He was a Assistant Secretary, and Linda member of St. Luke's Baptist Gayle Marshall, Auditor. Church, Berryvflle, Va., and the LANCE SELLING STOCK Elementary School. Jeanette Dozier was named as a teacher aide at the Wright Denny Elementary School; Joyce Ferrell as a library aide at Jefferson High School; Michael Springer as a handyman at the bus garage, and Keith Forkey as a security watchman at Jef- ferson High, and Claude Swanson Stanton, Jr., as a Community School co-ordinator RaymondA. Frazier who was It was pointed out that the I at Charles Town Junior High promoted to Superintendent ofl Board does not plan to fill the i School, all under the CETA Jefferson County Schools lastivacancy of the associate lprog ram. year with the resignation of[superintendent, at least at this ASH EXPLAINS Harold O. Pickens, was offeredl time. Monday night and accepted a The board once again, for the From Page 1 !sb h consecutive year, gave Mental Health Association, and approval to a proposal in federal funds in the amount of $153,755.00 for a compensatory reading program under the E Lrgency School Aid Act. two-year contract at $26,500.00 per year as Superintendent of Schools. The now contract and salary increase becomes ef- fective JU 1, 1978, Frazler? as assistant superintendnet of schools, would The board also approved this year, have been drawing a Daniel Breeden, Lewis G. Albin, salary almost equal to the one Philip Shultz and William offered him by the board on i Stewart as fire service training Monday nigt,h with the salary of instructors, a sanction required $23,378.00he had been making as by the local school board. assistant Superintendent, plus The board set June 5 as the the automatic state increasesl date for the Baccalaureate which would have come to him service at Jefferson High School, to be held at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium and also set the date of June 7 for the Commencement exercises, which will he held at 7 p.m. on the high school athletic field, weather permitting. Linda Shock, principal of the Shepherdstown Elementary School, reported to the board on an overview of programs at the school, including the numerous community education programs, the feeding program all five fire departments. Since most of the county's revenue is collected in March and August, when taxes are due, but must be budgeted and spent over a 12: month period, the county is able to invest much of its money With interest. i Ash, who has been on the job only since January 3, 1977, and is the first person to hold the position of Administrative Assistant in Jefferson County, is responsible for administering the day to day business of the county commissioners much as a City Manager runs the day to day' business of a city. He handles the daily correspon- dence, prepares the budget, prepares the agenda for the commissioners, etc. Recently Ash had been involved with preparing new hiring practices for the county as a result of action taken by the NAACP. His latest project has been a recommendatioq of electronic over the two-year period. Also, at the Monday night board meeting, the resignation of assistant superintendent Lucille Heflehower was also accepted by the board with regret. Miss' Heflebower told the hoard she wanted to retire at the end of this school year. She said she has spent some 41 years in the Jefferson County Educational system, 13 as a classroom teacher, and another 26 years working in the board's central office. Although not yet at at breakfast, lunch and two voting machines to replace the retirement ace Miss snacks for the kindergarten lpaper ballot. Ash stated that ' r  children Heflebower told the boa d she unfortunately there had been thinks people "should make way The board also approved the some erroneous information for younger personnel and give appointment of Sherry Hetzel as younger people the opportunity I a 5th grade teacher at North -- NOTICE to move in and up". Jefferson Elementary School, TO: Douglas F. Unger and and Ronald Smith as an .Maria F. Unger, and Any Other elementary physical education I Person Whom It May Concern: teacher, working between the [ Notice is hereby given that the Blue Ridge and Ranson [undersigned purchaser of a Elementary Schools. Both are ]certain tract of land containing graduates of Shepherd College. [about 5,517 acres near Engle The following additional ]Switch, Harpers Ferry District, substitute teachers were also [ Jefferson County, West Virginia, approved by the board: 'upon which there is located Katherine C. Bennet, Lee McLaughlin, Daniel Pessumato and Donald Michael, and the hoard accepted the resignations of Lois B. Smith as a kin- dergarten aide at the South Jefferson Elementary SChool and Karen S. Glaize as a teacher aide at The motion to give Frazier a two-year contract at $26,500.00 a year was made by Board member Kenneth Sims, and it passed with only one dissenting vote, that of Philip Porterfield, Ill, who said that while he was fully confident that Frazier has the ability to do the job, his opposition stems from the fact that the average salary of school superintendents in West Virginia is $25,500.00. And with the current fiscal situation of the school system as it is, he felt the salary was a little high. He said the hoard needs to keep ex- penses to a minimum. certain trailers, equipment, junk and other tangible personal property believed to be the property of Douglas F. Unger and Maria F. Unger, intends to sell and dispose of said personal property unless the same is removed from said premises by the Shepherdstown the owner thereof on or before [January 28, 1978. Weva Corporation By Joseph Tyszkiewicz President Jan. 19-2t COMMUNITY OIL CO., Inc. 1% ON ALL HEATING OIL DELIVERIES National Association of Colored People. Surviving are his wife, Addle Turner Harris; a sister, Mrs. Gladys Taylor, of Washington, D.C., and a brother, Herman Harris, of Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON -- Former Budget Director Bert Lance has agreed to sell most of his stock in the National Bank of Georgia to a Saudi Arabian businessman at $20 per share, $3 more than he paid for most of it, it was disclosed. IF PAID WITHIN I0 DAYS FROM DATE of DELIVERY MAIN OFFICE WILL BE OPEN ON SATURDAYS FROM 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM For Your Convenience During the Winter Months COMMUNITY OIL CO., Inc. TELEPHONE: 725-7021 J dissemenated about these machines and invited everyone to examine the one on display in the court house. The voter can do anything with these machines that can be done with the paper ballot including writing in the name of a candidate not on the ballot. If a voter makes a mistake it can be corrected and improperly marked ballots are eliminated. Despite recent] reports to the contrary, votes I i can be hand counted. Last but I not least, the machines will save the taxpayers $5,000 each election. FIVE OF SIX From Page I held without bail. i John C. Cruz, who was in- I dieted by the grand jury on a i felony charge of the shooting of I Charles C. Fletcher with intent to kill, also pied not guilty when, arraigned, and his trial has been set for March 28. He is being represented by Attorney David i Alter and his bond was con-! tinned. The grand jury returned last l Tuesday a not-true bill in favor' of Heidi May, who had been charged with forgery. Capias have been issued for Allen C. Bennett, listed on two indictments by the Grand Jury, one for delivering a controlled substance, marijuana, and the other for delivering a controlled substance, ethchlerynol; and also against Arthur T. Davis, who was indicted along with Tyrone Wayne Hill, on charges of fraudulently obtaining money. Neither appeared for arraign- ments in Court. ._L,,,; What is Ballot's Law? Did the Dutch scientist discover a secret of the winds? Modern study indicates he did. In 1860, Buys Ballot out- lined his basic principle: "Stand with your back to the wind, and pressure is lower on your left hand than on your right . . ." Science. has proved it's usually true. Low pressure (bad weather) systems circu- late counter-clockwise. High pressure systems rotate clock- wise. Therefore, with your ORDER OF PUBLICATION MAGISTRATE COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA LUCIAN V. MOGA 4651 N. Paseo Presidio Tuscon, Ariz, 85715 Plaintiff V. ARTHUR W. WAGNER 10316 Lariston Lane Silver Spring, Md. 20903 Defendant Civil Action No. 78C-23 The object of the above en- titled action is to recover damages based on services rendered by Plaintiff to Defendant from April 13, 1977 through July 31, 1977. back to the wind, is T ] pressure system, hand would point of the disturbance. In a high your left hand away from the high the best weatherl So, Ballot's Law i tant. Veteran steady right cross-country ominous sign. it means wind If one puts his baCki left hand would direction hc's lowering pressure, weatherl CARTER & PLAINS, GA.-" Carter told recently that he h change farm policy the farm family break." But said limits to what the can i IN THE CIRCUIT! Wolford No. 78-C-3 (The object of obtain a divorce of matrimony.) To the AboVe i Defendant: It appearing by in this action that Wolford is a State of West hereby ordered that Wolford serve Rockwell, whose address is Street, P.O. Box Town, West including any claim or defense to the complaint action on 1978. If you fail thereafter proper hearing a taken against you demanded in the A copy of be obtained dersigned Clerk at Entered by the Court January 6, Jan. 12-3t ORDEROF dba Marvin Liberty Charles Town, V. RayM.E Berryville, i The object titled action fidPndt iilAPPneah?: abYioantaf t seermacgSrdeU:l Arthur W. Wagner, Defendant, And it apPes owes Lucian V. Moga, Plaintiff fidavit filed in I the sum of $430.76, plus costs; I Ray M. Boe said sum for training one race l owes Plaintiff [horse; to-wit; Madison Bell, dba Marvin ] I from April 13, 1977, through July and Heating, ! [31, 1977, and $7.76 in' long which is the I distance telephone calls, it is account for se I ordered that Arthur W. Wagner Defendant by de serve upon E. W. Day, Magistrate of Jefferson County, serve upon W. Va., whose address is P.O. Magistrate of Box 48, Charles Town, W. Va. whose addl 25414, an answer or other Building, defense to the complaint filed in 25414, an this action on or before February 18, 1978, otherwise this action judgment by default will be February 11, taken against you at any time judgment by thereafter. A copy of said taken against complaint can be obtained from thereafter. the undersigned Clerk at his comp office, the Entered by the Clerk of said office. Court January 12, 1978. Entered bY Roger E. Clipp Court Magistrate CourtClerk Jan. 19-3t-pd Jan. 12-3t-pd NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY ,PLAT CE Please take notice that a Planning Commission Staff Conference 'work session Friday, February 3, 1978, at 10:00 A.M. at the office of the Jefferson County Court House Annex, in the City of Charles Town, West Virginia, to review following subdivision Preliminary Plat: Type of Name of Title of ! Subdivision Subdivider Plat Location Type I Shenandoah Tuscawilla Hills, Route 13 (Summit Point Bd.} Development Lots 207-211 approximately 2/2 miles Corp. southwest of Charles ToWn All persons and governmental units having an interest in said attend this work session. By Jan. 26-1t Henry