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Charles Town, West Virginia
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February 2, 1978

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 3 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1978 GLENBURNIE, HOME OF MR. & MRS. C. BROWN HENDRICKS LISTED AMONG JEFFERSON COUNTY'S HISTORIC LANDMARKS north of Shenandoah Junction, has been listed as a Jefferson Landmark. This spacious home was built in 1802 by James who was enlisted in the REvolutionary War at the age of interior contains outstanding woodwork with 18th century SUch as HI., hinges on all doors. There are hand carved mantels and a in every room. The staircase extends to the attic. The floors are A Stone rn bears the date, 1804. The house was sold in 1886 by Capt. W. Glenn, a son of the builder. It was bought in 1920 by Gilbert H. and now is the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Brown Hendricks. Mr. is a son of Gilbert H. Hendricks. early in his career with U.S. Steel to headquarters offices to gain experience in treasury and internal auditing functions and to assume management positions in the fields of records management and accounting systems and procedures, retired and returned to home property in 1968. In recent years, Mr. Cronise has become active in a number of non-profit organizations serving the communities; is presently acting Director of Operations and Treasurer of the Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority, in operation for about one ygar under a two-year federal demonstration grant program to provide rural transportation services in the Eastern Panhandle, at present funded solely through federal SoUrces. Mr. Cronise stated that he is quite aware of the many problem areas of our County. In seeking this commission and entry into politics for the first time, he stes: "I have no commitment to any special interest whatsoever, and desire to serve those who unselfishly wish to work together to maintain and improve the O. ronim et AS Candidate  Commission a  ...ent has been made l" thOe . Cronise, who g,v stout ..l 'T2b*o ,, s filed as ,or -'  "P " "oner from the IllJ District of Jefferson ,111"_lted in Jefferson !opl  , !irst employed ,e I," nr  O! United States e .I'I ;M ratiOn's Moler lt I - "Uvule, transferred [ I being of all residents, and to promote an orderly development of our economy". Judge Hem Motions On Murder, Grand Larceny Court Cases A number of motions dealing with two criminal cases in Jefferson County Circuit Court,, one for murder and the other for grand larceny, were heard Friday by Judge Vance E. Sencindiver. James Crawford, III, court appointed attorney for Raymond E. Leonard, of Jefferson County, who was .indicted by the January Grand Jury for murder in the shooting death d Milton G. Popkins, at his home in Kabletown on December 12, made two different motions. The first motion was that in. formation from a polygraph test on his client, be made available to him, This motion was denied by Judge Sencindiver. The second motion which was granted by the Judge, was that the state's list of witnesses be given to him. Leonard, who has pled not guilty to the charge of murder is to be tried in Jefferson County CircuR Court on March 14. In the case of Arthur T. Davis, who appeared in Circuit Court on his own, pled not guilty to a charge of grand larceny and his ease has been continued until February 15, when criminal motions will be heard from his attorney Gilbert Wilkes. The judge did agree to con- tinue the case of Clarence Doleman over until the April Electric's Court. Doleman ! had been indicted some time ago for malicious assault. Best, Built-In Free Income Tax n Assislance Available To Senior Citizens E R Free income tax assistance will be available to Jefferson -------- County senior citizens starting ' Tuesday, February 7, through I I Ill i i IH "Did I say the right thing?" MODEL GSD1060 Dial-A-Level Upper Rack. l- Power Saving Drying Option. Wash & * 3-Level Washing Action. Built-In Soft Food Disposer. Quiet PermaTuf ' Interior. W%tlltl ' * Decorator Reversible Color Panels. SALES CORP, 116 II. WoshlnBto n St. Charles Town, W. Va. ONe 7s . 291s The good points of your property: construction, con- dition, location, schools, chur- ches, shopping, transportation, etc. -- these an experienced real estate agent will note and ex- plain to prospects. This sells properties. We invite you to list with Moore Insurance and Realty Company, Washington, Alexander and Cooke. Moore Insurance and Realty Company Washington, Alexander and Cooke 81aee IS?S- ClmrleJ Tow, W. Va. Ill Nm'lll Glclle St.- 7MP.4I IS RESOLUTION "WHEREAS, James William Strider, who died January 14, 1978, has been closely a.oclated with this bank for more than 48 years preceding his death, during which time he held at one time or another every position open to an employee or officer of this Bank, and at the time of his death was still actively serving as President and Director, and was in large measure the architect of the tremendous 9rowth of this Bank during the years that he has been usodated with it; and, WHEREAS, in addition to his exceptional service and wise counselling, he has endeared himself to his numberless friends and colleagues, by whom he was fondly known as "Mr. Jimmy," and has distinguished himself within his community through his participation and leadership in many church and community affairs, and also served as President of the West Virginia Bankers Association; and, WHEREAS, we, his colleagues and friends at the Bank of Charles Town, wish to express our deep felt grief and sense of loss at his passing, to honor him for his achievements, and to express in some measure our deep appreciation of his tireless and effective efforts on behalf of this Bank and the community of Charles Town at large; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Stockholders, the Boardof Directors, and the Employees of the Bank of Charles Town, hereby recognize the extraordinary contributions made by James William Strider to the development, growth and services of the Bank of Charles Town In the community of Jefferson County, West Virginia, and express our sorrow at the palming of a truly loved and esteemed friend and colleague. He will be missed more than we can say and we extend our heartfelt condolences to the members of his beloved family." The foregoing resolution was unanimously adopted at the annual meeting of stockholders of Bank of Charles Town on January 24, 1978. Secretary ii i iiii the Tax-Aide Program of the National Retired Teachers Association and American AssociatiOn of Retired Persons, NRTA-AARP. Volunteer counselors, trained by the Internal Revenue Service, will be on duty at the Jefferson County Senior Center, 319 S. Preston Street, Ranson, from I-4 p.m., on Tuesday and Friday's commencing on February 7. Volunteers will also be on duty at the Shepherdstown Senior Center, at the New Street Methodist Chtrch on Wed- nesdays, February 8 and 15. The service is designed to help older taxpayers prepare their income tax returns and become familiar with special exemp- tions available to retirees. Persons utilizing this service should being copies of their last returns and forms for the current year. For information, call the Jefferson Cotmty Committee on Aging, z4o44. Dr. & Mis, Diffee AI/ended National Prayer Breakfast Dr. and Mrs. Diffee attended the National Prayer Breakfast with President and Mrs. Carter recently. This will be the third presidential prayer breakfast attended by Rev. Diffee. The first under President Nixon and two years ago under President Ford. This breakfast is given by invitation only to 3,000 people throughout the nation. It's a time of spiritual insight, prayer and thought provoking messages on our nations spiritual condition. Rev. and Mrs. Dfffee have had the opportunity to meet many of the nations leaders at these events. Dr. Dfffee believes a minister of the Gospel needs to stay informed and be aware of changes in the nations govern- ment to be more effective in "We can find ways the tax laws can save you .money:' We me income tax spedalists. We ask the right questions. We dig for every honest deduction and credit. We want to leave no stone unturned to make sure you pay the smallest legitimate tax. That's Reason No. 1 why we should do your taxes. U,R nLO00 I'll ' I' II I successful pastoring. "Traveling Punchbowl" Was Feature Christmas Events Shenandoah Home Again this year the "Traveling Punchbowl" was a feature of the, [ Christmas activities at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The hospital auxiliary has sponsored this for several years on Christmas Eve with very favorable acceptance. This year the punchbowl and cookies were taken to each room J ii , ii i and to the staff on duty by Mrs. I Moregan, vice-president of the Richard L. Riley, president oft auxiliary. It was distributed to the auxiliary, and Mrs. Edward some one hundred persons. l l I I II II Ill II l I In I I I I (304) 876- 6198 R.W. WEESE BOX 65 Shepberdstown, W.Va. E.O.W. NOTICE Illl Ill I I lllll IIIll I _ FAIRWAY CLEANERS Located at 208 N.George St. - Charles Town REMAINS OPEN FOR BUSINESS But under New Ownership & Manogement Same Quality Cleaning Service Will be Provided as in the Past. We will make every effort to give you the highest quality cleaning and pressing service along with Special Attention to all details. Tentative Operating Hours Are: Weekdays: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays: 8 a.m. m i p.m.