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"4 " MISS FRANCES MARY RICE Mr. and Mrs. McDonald Rice of Princeton, West Virginia, ann ounce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Mary, to Mr. John Porter Burns. Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Porter Burns of Charles Town. Miss Rice was graduated from Concord College in 1964, where she received a B. S. Degree in Horn Economics. While attending college she was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority, Alpha library fraternity. Home Economics Club and Weseminis- ter Fellowship. She is presently teaching at Harpers Ferry High School. Mr. Burns is a 1959 graduate of Charles Town High School. He is self-employed in Jefferson Cou- nty as a dairy and cattle farmer. A July wedding is planned. III I R. Owen 'Kibby' McCormick of ~.South George Street, suffered a slight stroke early Friday morn- ing and was taken to the Veter- ans Center Hospital for treat- ment. His condition was reorted as being very much improved on Wednesday but he will be con- fined to the hospital for some time yet. He is in Ward 108 at the hospital. Randolph Joseph Funkhouser has recently been :named to the honor roll at the Hill School at Pottsdown, Pa. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Justin Funkhouser, Hill '32. P. O. Box, Charles Town. He is a member of the class of 1966. Mrs. Frank Lee Bushong and Attorney Lee Bushong will sail from New York next week on the Greek flagship "Queer. Anna Maria" for the Mediterranean, Aegean, Marmara and Black Seas. Port tours will be made from Tangier, Morocco. to Aswan Charles Town Photo And Gift ShopPe PHONE 725-5315 ope, including Gibraltar, as well as the Islands of Rhodes, Corfu, Malta, the Balearics, Sardinia, Sicily and Crete. Part of the cruise will cover the travels of r' Ulysses, made famous by Home s "Iliad" and "Odyssey." Returning via Lisbon, they will be back in New York on March 21st. Henry C. McCormick III, has returned to Mayport, Fla., after spending two weeks leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs H. Clay McCormick. Henry is in the Navy; assigned to the U. S. S. F. D. Roosevelt air-craft carrier. Mrs. C. N. Dorsey and Mrs. Evelyn Grant were in Baltimore, Md on Thursday. They were ac- companied home by the latter's daughter, IAnda, who is a stu- dent at the Institute of Art in Baltimore. Master Chris Glaize, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Glaize, returned t'o his home m Huntington, on Friday, after spending three weeks with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Glaize. His little brother Keith who underwent brain surgery in December is re- ported doing very well. Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Riley and family were called to Laurel, Md., on Friday due to the sudden death of Mr. Riley's foster father, W. R Selby. Kay D. Davy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Davy of Summit Point, and Mr. David McAboy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Mc- aboy, Halltown, applied for their marriage license in Hagerstown, Md., on Monday, January 24. Rev. and Mrs. Forrest Sheets and daughters, returned to their home in Powhatan, Va., after spending several days with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sager. Mrs. Randolph Anders and Mrs. C. N. Dorsey were in Charlottes- ville, Va. last Wednesday. Venessa Jean Carson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Carson of West Washington Street, suffered only bruises from a sledding acci- dent near her home. She was taken to Charles Town General Hospital by the Independent Fire Company ambulance and then re- turned home. Mrs. Martin Glaize suffered a broken arm Saturday, after she slipped and fell on the sidewalk on South George Street. Mrs. Avenue who has been a patient Delmonico Feb. 4 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. _ -_ _ _ _ _ _- _ - _ in the VA Center Hospital for some weeks, has shown some slight improvement but will have to remain there for some weeks yet, it was reported this week. He is in Ward 104-]3 at the hos- pital and will be glad to hear from or would enjoy a visit from his friends. Date For Charles Town Well-Child Conference las Been Changed The dates for the well-child conference - clinic in Charles Town has been changed from the second Thursday in each month to the first Thursday beginning in February, it was announced this week by the Jefferson Coun- ty Health Department, in an- nouncing the dates for the con- ference in the county. The new schedule will be as follows: The monthly Well Child Conference will be held in Char- les Town on Thursday, February 3, between 1 and 2 p. m. at the County Building. Please note that this conference will be held on the first Thursday of each month beginning with February. The Conference will be held in Harpers Ferry on Wednesday, February 2, between 1 and 2 p. m. at the Camp Hill Methodist Church. In Shepherdst0wn on Monday February 7, between 1 and 2 p. m. at the War Memorial Build- ing. TO CHURCH SUNDAY An All-Star show of Grand Ole Opry stars, plus Bill Peer and his Melody Boys, will be present- ed at the Delmor[ico Club Friday night Feb. 4, from 10 until 2 p. m. Feature attractions will be Jean Shepard, singing star of Y Capitol Records, and Stan Hitch- cock, singing star for Epic Rec- ords. Providing the music to accom- pany these top country music singers will beBill Peer and his Melody Boys. Appearing with him will be little Patsy Peer, an out- standing teen-age singer of country music, and daughter of Bill Peer; also Dolly and Larry Peer, wife and son of Bill Peer, who will also sing with the band. Admission will be by member. ship cards to the club. L Ralph Johnson Is Candidate For School Board Ralph M. Johnson, postmaster at Millville, in the Harpers Ferry District, has filed for a position on the Jefferson County Board of Education. Two posts on the five - man school board will be filled in a non-partisan election at the May primary. Others who have filed for the Board of Education are Mrs. Louise Corbin, incumbent, Will- iam J. Brown and E. M. Dan- dridge, all from the ~Charles Town District; and Leo Widmyer, in. cumbent from the Harpers Ferry District. Once again the Wentworth- surronding area the finest kind Douglass City Hospital in Dover, of hospitalization, medical atten- New Hampshire has benefitted tion, nursing and service facil- 6 Glaize is a nurse for Miss Mar- garet Chew. Patsy Grant, daughter of Mr. greatly, financially, by the Judson and Mrs. Pat Grant, and a stu- Dunaway Charitable Foundation dent at West Virginia University as announcement was made last in Morgantown, is spending this week jointly by the Foundation week at her home in Charles Trustees and the chairman of the ities. The Hospital Trustees stated they wish to express their deep ~, appreciation of the gift from the ! Foundation, and in recognition of this munificent gift, have in mind i commemorating the new building ! This is the second time in re- in the name of the donor, S. Jud. cent years that monies from the son Dunaway. Dunaway Foundation have been It is believed that two other donated to the hospital. Prey. vital community announcements will be made shortly. Hospital Trustees stated that full plans for the new pavilion will be released shortly. Zion Episcopal FROM PAGE I--A for the rector, one for the assist- ant rector and one for the parish secretary. The plans call for ty- ing the two buildings together, this move being necessitated by the increase in both the Church School and the Day School. At its December meeting the vestry voted to submit these plans to the congregational meet- ing for consideration. The con- gregation voted unanimously to Town. Miss Marry Milbrady, Cumber- land, Md., and Miss Bonnie Dun- ham of Hagerstown, Md. spent the weekend with Miss Nancy Miller at her home on Jefferson Acvenue. Miss Sondi Gilden and Mr. Cal- vin Fleming, Jr., both of ,arling- ton, Va., spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin P. Fleming. Miss Nancy Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Miller, Jeffer- son Avenue, left on Tuesday for Washington. D. C., where she has accepted employment with Civil Service. She was accompanied by MORE SELECTIONS -- MOIRE VALUES Hospital's Board of Trustees, William F. Ogden. ----MORE SERVIC IX)OK TO LEC ETT'S IN '66 Shop Today And Everyday At IN CHARLES TOWN Always Plenty Of F.R.E-E PARKING For Our Customers At Rear Of Store iously the sum of $5,000 had been given to the hospital from the Foundation funds for the ptir. chase of X-Ray equipment. Some half dozen charitable and religious institutions in Charles Town and Jefferson County have in the past, benefitted greatly from the Judson Dunaway Found. ation funds to the tune of some $40,000. Two of the most recent community projects to benefit from it financially were the Jeff- erson County Library and Civic Center and the Jefferson County Youth Center. Mr. Dunaway, who set up the Charitable Foundation some ten years ago, grew up in the Lee- town section of Jefferson County where he worked as a farm hand and clerked in his father's coun. try store. He is a brother of P. O. Dunaway of Charles Town. The half million dollar gift, together with federal funds avail- able under the Hill-Burton Act and other funds not specified as yet, will enable the Hospital Trustees to construct a pavilion adjacent to the existing structure. Preliminary indications reveal that a three-story facility housing 5'5 additional patient beds, togeth er with expanded ancillary ser- vices, will be provided in the new pavillion. Howard Mitchell, Dunaway trustee, stated "in considering a grant to the hospital, the trustees had in mind the croweded con- ditions, the excellent administrat ion of the hospital and the de- voted and capable staff of doctors and nurses." "Yesterday we had six people in beds in the corridor. We are very grateful for the gift, for without a benefactor like this, such a project would be imposs- ible", commented William F. Ogden Chairman of the Hospital Board of Trustees. Mitchell said he and the other Dunaway trustees "were assured by the Hospital trustees that the gift combined with federal funds will permit the necessary facil- ities to assure Dover and the proceed wRh the work. An announcement was made at the meeting that Miss Elsie Mur. phy had left Zion Church $20,000 and the feeling was that this sum should be used toward construc. tion of the new addition, as Miss Elsie was always interested in building of any kind. A further announcement was made that Mrs. Frances Packette Todd had added $5,000 to the Trust created by her some time ago as a memorial to her mother, the late Mrs. William Bainbridge Packette. A proposal to become interest. ed in the Pastoral Counselling and Consultation Centers of Greater Washington, was briefly discussed by Mr. Bartlett, after the vestry at an earlier meeting had shown interest in the possi- bilities of this service in mar- riage counselling and psychiatric aid. Attendants at the congre- gational meeting showed keen in. terest in this proposal. Further study and investigation will be made into the possibility of such a service on a non.denomination. al basis. All denominations of this area are urged to participate in these discussions, since the needs are most certainly not con- fined to any one denomination. Attend Church Sunday SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE ]?HURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 1966 IIII I I Where 22,000 People Get Your Message Every Week In The Year