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SPIRIT of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE FARM/LEGALS PAGE B7 Wednesday, February ~, .A)I8 job: Picking Vermont's best syrup o ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP)- In the coun- ing it for years, while there have been a rush try's top maple producing state, Vermonters of newcomers in the last decade after syrup take their maple syrup seriously, prices climbed to an average of $40 a gallon But perhaps none take it as seriously as the in 2008. The price has been gradually going judges at the annual Vermont Farm Show ma- down since. pie contest. Judging is far more than a sugar buzz. First, A panel of three judges tasted teaspoon af- a judge tests the syrup density - its sugar con- teaspoon of syrup, critiquing entries for tent - using a refractometer to make sure it density, clarity and color before picking the falls within a certain range. Then, the syrup is top in each class of syrup and an overall best judged for its color based on what type of syr- in show. up it is: golden, amber, dark or very dark. "It is a lot of fun," judge Mark Isselhardt, Finally, there's the flavor. Most of the syrups maple specialist with the University of Ver- taste pretty good, but off flavors are picked up nont Extension. "It's interesting but it can be quickly by the discerning judges' palates. fi little bit much when you have, you know, "I don't like it," said Amanda Voyer of the 100 samples or more to taste." Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Association Vermont is the country's leading produc- after pouring a small sample of one syrup onto er of maple syrup, producing nearly 2 nail- a spoon and placing it in her mouth. Isselhardt lion gallons last year. That's the second-high- agreed, and said it had a mineral taste. est amount on record for Vermont. The state One year, Voyer even detected garlic in an set a record for the value of the crop in 2016, entry likely packed in a jar that had been pre- With production totaling nearly $60 million, viously used for pickling. Other times, the fla- the USDA said. vor can be adulterated by too much defoam- Many maple syrup producers have been do- ing agent used when boiling the sap. LEGALS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Performance Bond and Payment NOTICE OF HEARING Bond in the amount of 100% of Please take notice that a the accepted bid, and the fee hearing will be held on Thurs- for same shall be included in day, February 15th, 2018 at their bid. 11:00am, in the Charles Town After bids are received, it is the Library meeting room located intent of the Jefferson County at 200 East Washington Street Parks and Recreation Depart- at the side entrance on Samu- ment to issue a Notice to Pro- el Street in the city of Charles ceed for PHASE 1Ano later than Town, by the Jefferson County Thursday, March 22, 2018. The Commission to hear the Probate Contractor shall substantially in Solemn Form the Last Will complete PHASE 1A of the proj- and Testament of Betty Lou ect no later than Thursday, Fri- Bryantt. deceased, day, June 15, 2018. (If selected, All persons having an interest PHASE 1B shall be substantially in said hearing or estate are in- complete at a later mutually- vited to attend this meeting. For agreed later date.) further information, please con- No bid may be withdrawn af- tact the Jefferson County Clerk's ter the scheduled closing time Office, Probate Office at 100 for the receipt of bids for at least East Washington Street, Charles forty-five (45) days. Town, WV 25414, or you may call at (304) 728-3210. Date: January 31, 2018 2/711t JEFFERSON COUNTY WV PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, WV The Jefferson County West Ann Mountz, Project Manager Virginia Parks and Recreation 2/7/3t Commission will receive bids for the Sam Michael's Park New NOTICE OF Amphitheater - Phases 1A and TRUSTEE'S SALE 1B at Sam Michael's Park Com- NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S munity Building located at 235 Sam Michaels Lane, Shenan- SALE is hereby given pursuant doah Junction, WV, 25442, until to and by virtue of the authority 1:00 PM local prevailing time on vested in the Substitute Trustee, Thursday. March 8. 2018. Bids Pill & Pill, PLLC, by that certain will be opened publicly and read Deed of Trust dated July 26, aloud at the time and place des- 2004, executed by the Borrower, Thomas C. Kelley, to Atty. R. ignated above. Vance Golden III, the Trustee, of Bids shall be submitted in dupli- record in the Office of the Clerk cate, on a lump sum basis for the construction contract for PHASE of the County Commission of 1A which is the Base Bid, and for Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Book 1335, at Page 195. At PHASE 1B, which is an add-alter- the time of the execution of the nate. Bids for both PHASES are required to be included. Deed of Trust, this property was A mandatory Pre-bid Con- reported to have a mailing ad- ference has been scheduled for dress of Rt. 2 Box 436 [n/Ida 117 Tuesday, February. 27. 2018, at Terrapin Rd.], Harpers Ferry, WV 10:00 AM at the Sam Michael's 25425. Pill & Pill, PLLC was ap- Park Community Building. A site pointed as Substitute Trusteeby an APPOINTMENT OF SUC- tour will be conducted following CESSOR TRUSTEE dated De- the meeting. Bid documents will be avail- cember 19, 2017, of record in able on February 15. 2018 from the Clerk's Office in Book 1200, - - at Page 106. The Borrower theArchitect;Helbing LippRecny defaulted under the Note and Architects, 111 West Washington Deed of Trust and the Substi- Street, Charles Town, West Vir- ginia 25414. These documents tute Trustee has been instructed may be obtained in one of the to foreclose under the Deed of Trust. Accordingly, the Substi- following ways: tute Trustee will sell the following 1. Contact Helbing Lipp Recny described property to the high- Architects at 304-725-2255 or by est bidder at the front door of the email to jrecny@hlrarchitects. com and request information to Courthouse of Jefferson County, access the firm's FTP site. Once in Charles Town, West Virginia, on the following date: access is gained, contractors can download and print docu- February 22, 2018 ments at no cost: 2. Paper copies of bid docu- at 5:14 p.m. ments may be obtained by de- The property is described as of positing $150.00 with the Archi- that certain lot or parcel of land, tect for each set of documents together with the improvements so obtained. The amount of the thereon and the appurtenances deposit will not be refunded, thereunto belonging, situate in 3. Contact the Contractor's Charles Town District, Jefferson Association of West Virginia In- County, West Virginia, and be- ternet Plan room. ing more particularly described as follows: Each Bidder must be regis- tered with the West Virginia De- Lots 28, 29, and 30 in Section partment of Tax and Revenue 6-H of the Shannondale Subdi- prior to the time and date for vision in Charles Town District, Jefferson County, West Virginia, Receipt of Bids in order for his/ as "said lots are described on a her Bid to be considered. A copy plat of record in the Office of the of each bidder's registration cer- tificate shall be included with the Clerk of the County Commission Form of Proposal. of said County in Deed Book All bidders are required to be 221 at Page 452, to which plat licensed to perform work in the reference is hereby made for a State as required by the West more particular description of Virginia Contractor Licensing said real estate; Lot 28 being the Act. Each Bidder's Contractor li- same real estate conveyed to cense number shall be written in the Grantors by deed dated Oc- tober 24, 1990, from Howard D, the space provided on the Form Owings and Martha H. Owings, of Proposal. to be recorded immediately prior The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive hereto. Lot 29 being the same real estate conveyed to the any informalities in bidding. Grantors by deed dated June 19, A satisfactory bid bond fur- 1986, from Horner B. Everhart nished by a solvent surety com- pany authorized to do business and Alma H. Everhart, record- ed in Deed Book 558 at Page in the State of West Virginia, in an 512. Lot 30 being the same real amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of bid, payable estate conveyed to the Grant- to the Jefferson County Parks and ors by deed dated October 24, Recreation Commission, shall be 1990, from Joyce 0. Newcomb, submitted with each Bid. to be recorded immediately prior The successful bidder will be hereto. required to furnish a satisfactory And being the same property conveyed to Thomas C. Kelley by the Deed dated October 26, 1990 and recorded in Deed Book 669, at Page 510, in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commis- sion of Jefferson County, West Virginia. TERMS OF SALE: 1) The property will be con- veyed in an "AS IS" physical condition by Deed containing no warranty, express or implied, subject to the Internal Revenue Service right of redemption, all property taxes, prior Deeds, liens, reservations, encumbranc- es, restrictions, rights-of-ways, easements, covenants, convey- ances and conditions of record in the Clerk's office or affecting the subject property. 2) The Purchaser shall be re- sponsible for the payment of the transfer taxes imposed by the West Virginia Code 11-22-1. 3) The Beneficiary and/or the Servicer of the Deed of Trust and Note reserve the right to submit a bid for the property at sale. 4) The Trustee reserves the right to continue sale of the sub- ject property from time to time by written or oral proclamation, which continuance shall be in the sole discretion of the Trustee. 5) The Trustee shall be under no duty to cause any existing tenant or person occupying the property to vacate said property, and anypersonal property and/ or belongings remaining at the property after the foreclosure sale will be deemed to constitute ABANDONED PROPERTY AND WILL BE DISPOSED OF AC- CORDINGLY. 6) The total purchase price is payable to the Trustee within thirty (30) days of the date of sale, with ten (10%) of the total purchase price payable to the Trustee at sale. Pill & Pill, PLLC, Substitute Trustee BY: Richard A. Pill, Member Pill & Pill, PLLC 85 Aikens Center Edwin Miller Boulevard P.O. Box 440 Martinsburg, WV 25402 (304) 263-4971 foreclosures @ pillwvlaw.com 2/7/3t FARMERS LIVE, STOCK 500-600 lbs. - $135-148; 600-700 lbs. EXCBANGE INC. - $132.50; 700-800 lbs. - $120. Winchester, Va. Med & Lg//2 - 400-500 lbs. - Monday, February 5, 2018 $137.50-145; 500-600 lbs. - $135; 600- 700 Ibs. - $122; 700-800 lbs. - $111. HOGS: Total: 414 200-250 lbs.: 3 - $56.50. LAMBS: 36- Hi Choice & Prime: Regular sale every Monday at 1 p.m. $192-200; Choice Reds - $170-220. State graded feeder sale 2nd Wednesday Slaughter Ewes: 2 - $95. of each month at 7 p.m. Fat cattle sale SLAUGHTER CATTLE: 1st Monday of each month at 3 p.m. Cows: 47 - Utility & Comm. - $50-58; FOUR STATES LIVESTOCK Canner & Cutter - $28-41; Cutter & Hagerstown, Md. Bng - $44-54. 301-733-8120 Bulls: 5 1-2- $65-74. Stock Cows: 62 - Beef- $650-1710. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 FEEDER CATTLE: 220 SLAUGHTER COWS: 84 Head Steers: Med & Lg #l - 300-400 lbs. Breakers: H Dressing - $61; Avg - $160-165; 400-500 lbs. - $160-187; Dressing - $50-54.50. 500-600 lbs. - $158-178; 600-700 lbs. Boners: H Dressing - $53-58; Avg - $134-148; 700-800 lbs. - $126. Dressing - $45-51. Med & Lg #2 - 400-500 lbs. - $145- Lean: H Dressing - $49-53; Avg 165; 500-600 lbs. - $143-157. Dressing - $43-48; L Dressing - $36- Heifers: Med & Lg #1 - 300-400 lbs. 41.50. - $132-150; 400-500 lbs.- $137-151; BULLS: 3 Head 500-600 lbs. - $128-144; 600-700 lbs. Avg Dressing: 1342 lbs. - $78. - $120-125. Low Dressing: 1268-1595 lbs.-$65-68. Med & Lg #2 - 300-400 lbs. - $129; FED Cattle: 30 Head 400-500 lbs.- $110-138; 500-600 lbs. Steers: HCh & Prime 2-3 - 1396- - $105-124; 600-700 lbs.- $108-110. 1664 lbs. - $120.50-125.50; Hol. Bulls: Med & Lg #1 - 300-400 lbs. HCh&Prime 2-3 - 1454-1584 lbs. - - $145-165; 400-500 lbs.- $152-177; $90.50-94.50; Select 2-3 - 1330 Ibs. - $84.50. Heifers: HCh & Prime 2-3 - 1232- 1446 lbs.- $121-125; Ch 2-3 - 1246- 1364 lbs.- $118-119. CALVES: 30 Head #1 - 75-94 lbs. - $75-90; 96-120 lbs. - $80-102.50; #2- 75-94 lbs. - $41- 57.50; 96-120 lbs.- $60-70; Utility -75-120 lbs.- $t0-34. BUTCHER HOGS: 67 Head 54-58% Lean - 250-350 lbs. - $59-71; 48-52% Lean - 250-350 lbs. - $56-62. Roasters: 150-225 lbs. - $40-67. Sows: 32 Head - 300-500 lbs. - $34- 49; 500-700 lbs. - $47.50-48.50. Boars: 5 Head - 300-800 lbs. - $5. STOCK CATTLE: 136 Head Steers: M&L # 1 - 900-1000 lbs. - $120; M&L #2 - 300-500 lbs. - $109- 125; 900-1000 lbs.- $100; Holstein L #3 - 500-600 lbs. - $55-69. Heifers: M&L #1 - 500-700 lbs. - $115-121: M&L #2 - 500=700 lbs. - $74-112; 700-800 lbs. - $94. Bulls: M&L #I - 300-500 lbs. - $137.50; M&L #2 - 300-500 lbs. - $83-117.50. GOATS: 18 Head Kids Selection #1 -40-60 lbs.-$115-: 155; Kids Selection #2 - 50-60 lbs. - $110; Nannies Selection #1 - 80-130 lbs. - $167.50-182.50; Wethers Selec- tion #1 - 150-250 lbs.- $290-332.50; 100-150 lbs. - $220. LAMBS: 31 Head Choke 2-3:50-70 lbs.- $282.50-295; 70-90 lbs.- $190-215; 90-120 lbs. - $160-200. SHEEP: 8 Head Good: 100-200 lbs. - $77.50-115. PIGS & SHOATS: 54 Head Sold By the Head - 30-50 lbs. - $19; 50-70 lbs. - $28-47; 70-90 lbs. - $48. Stock Boars: 2 Head - 175-300 lbs. - $10-20. Stock cow sale, First Wednesday of month, starting at 8 p.m.; Feeder cattle sales, second and fourth Wednesday of month; Dairy cattle Sale, always third Wednesday of month, starting at 7:45 p.m. Weekly SUDOKU Answer From Page B5 27431 9586 8 1 9 65 4 372 63571 8419 352841 697 761 935824 94 8 2 7 6 1 53 1 9 3 4 8 2 7 6 5 5 27 1 6 3 9 48 48 659 7 23 1 situate in Ranson Corp. District, Jefferson County, West Virginia, and being more particularly de- scribed as follows: Lot 21, in Block 162, as the same is bounded and described on a plat of the lands of J. Rus- sell Fritts, Incorporated, Block 162, in Ranson, by C.R. Ather- ton, C.E. recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County Com- mission of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Plat Book 3, at page 72. TOGETHER WITH that cer- tain deed of easement for the basement entrance as recorded in the aforesaid Clerk's Office in --- King Crossword -- Answers Solution time: 27 rains. Deed Book 579, at page 66. NOTICE OF AND BEING the same par- TRUSTEE'S SALE cel of real estate conveyed to NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S Stephen M. Settle, Jr. by Deed SALE is hereby given pursuant dated December 16, 2010, from to and by virtue of the authority Barbara Griffin and recorded vested in the Substitute Trust- in the Office of the Clerk of the ees, Richard A. Pill, David D. County Commission of Jefferson Pill, and Amanda E. Steiner, any County, West Virginia, in Deed of whom may act, by that certain Book 1088, at page 406. Deed of Trust dated December 23, 2010, executed by the Bor- TERMS OF SALE: rower, Stephen M. Settle, Jr to 1) The property will be con- Vance Golden, Attorney/Golden veyed in an "AS IS" physical and Amos, the Trustee, of record condition by Deed containing in the Office of the Clerk of the no warranty, express or implied, County Commission of Jefferson subject to the Internal Revenue County, West Virginia, in Book Service right of redemption, all 1831, at Page 703. At the time property taxes, prior Deeds, of the execution of the Deed of liens, reservations, encumbranc- Trust, this property was reported es, restrictions, rights-of-ways, to have a mailing address of 104 easements, covenants, convey- Marl Dr Ranson, WV 25438. ances and conditions of record in Richard A. Pill, David D. Pill, and the Clerk's office or affecting the Amanda E. Steiner were ap- subject property. pointed as Substitute Trustees 2) The Purchaser shall be re- by an APPOINTMENT OF SUC- sponsible for the payment of the CESSOR TRUSTEE dated July transfer taxes imposed by the 27, 2012, of record in the Clerk's West Virginia Code 11-22-1. Office in Book 1113, at Page 3) The Beneficiary and/or the 239. The Borrower defaulted un- Servicer of the Deed of Trust and der the Note and Deed of Trust Note reserve the right to submit and the Substitute Trustees have a bid for the property at sale. been instructed to foreclose un- 4) The Trustee reserves the der the Deed of Trust. Accord- right to continue sale of the sub- ingly, the Substitute Trustees ject property from time to time will sell the following described by written or oral proclamation, property to the highest bidder at which continuance shall be in the the front door of the Courthouse sole discretion of the Trustee. of Jefferson County, in Charles 5) The Trustee shall be under Town, West Virginia, on the fol- no duty to cause any existing lowing date: tenant or person occupying the February 22, 2018 property to vacate said property, at 5:04 p.m. and any personal property and/ The property is described as or belongings remaining at the of that certain lot or-parcel of property after the foreclosure land, together with the improve- sale will be deemed to constitute ments thereon and the appur- ABANDONED PROPERTYAND tenances thereunto belonging, WILL BE DISPOSED OF AC- TIAIU AISIS GIAIS SIPIR MIIIM IIDIO NIEIW GIAIS AIBIE LIOIA AIWIR CORDINGLY. 6) The total purchase price is payable to the Trustee within thirty (30) days of the date of sale, with ten (10%) of the total purchase price payable to the Trustee at sale. Richard A. Pill, Substitute Trustee David D. Pill, Substitute Trustee Amanda E. Steiner, Substitute Trustee 85Aikens Center TERMS OF SALE: Martinsburg, WV 25402 1) The property will be con- (304) 263-4971 veyed in an "AS IS" physical foreclosures@piUwvlaw.com condition by Deed containing 2/7/3t no warranty, express or implied, subject to the Internal Revenue NOTICE OF Service right of redemption, all TRUSTEE'S SALE property taxes, prior Deeds, NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S liens, reservations, encumbranc- SALE is hereby given, pursuant es, restrictions, rights-of-ways, to and by virtue of the authority easements, covenants, convey- ances and conditions of record in vested in the Trustee, Richard the Clerk's office or affecting the A. Pill, by that certain Deed of subject property. Trust dated June 10, 2005, ex- ecuted by the Borrower, Jason 2) The Purchaser shall be re-~ sponsible for the payment of the W. Winseck, to Richard A. Pill, Trustee, of record in the Office of transfer taxes imposed by the the Clerk of the County Commis- West Virginia Code 11-22-1. 3) The Beneficiary and/or the sion of Jefferson County, West Servicer of the Deed of Trust and Virginia, in Book 1439, at Page Note reserve the right to submit 357. At the time of the execu- tion of the Deed of Trust, this a bid for the property at sale. property was reported to have a 4) The Trustee reserves the mailing address of 21 Colorado right to continue sale of the sub- Court, Charles Town, WV 25414. ject property from time to time The Borrower defaulted under by written or oral proclamation, the Note and Deed of Trust and which continuance shall be in the the Trustee has been instructed sole discretion of the Trustee. to foreclose under the Deed of 5) The Trustee shall be under Trust. Accordingly, the Trustee no duty to cause any existing will sell the following described tenant or person occupying the property to the highest bidder at property to vacate said property, the front door of the Courthouse and any personal property and/ of Jefferson County, in Charles or belongings remaining at the Town, West Virginia, on the fol- property after the foreclosure lowing date: sale will be deemed to constitute February 22, 2018 ABANDONED PROPERTY AND WILL BE DISPOSED OF AC- at 5:10 p.m. CORDINGLY. All that certain lot or parcel of 6) The total purchase price real estate, with improvements thereon and appurtenances is payable to the Trustee within thereunto belong, situate in the thirty (30) days of the date of Kabletown District, Jefferson sale, with ten(10%) of the total County, West Virginia, and be- purchase price payable to the ing more particularly described Trustee at sa!e. as follows: Being all of Lot 94, Spruce Hill Richard A. Pill, Trustee 85 Aikens Center as designated and described on a plat entitled "Final Plat, Sec- Edwin Miller Boulevard tion Two (Lots 38-98 & Residue) PC Box 440 Martinsburg, WV 25404 Spruce Hills", made by Associ- (304) 263-4971 ated Engineering Sciences, Inc foreclosures@pillwvlaw.com dated October 1, 2002 and re- 2/7/3t corded in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jefferson County, West Virginia in Plat Book 19, at Page 84. Being the same property con- veyed to Jason Winseck by the Deed dated June 10, 2005 and recorded in Deed Book 1010, at Page 205, in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commis- sion of Jefferson County, West Virginia.