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Stone. House. At Has Zoar, Home Of Mrs. David E. McMillan ,een Listed As Jefferson County Historic Landmark *: l'ae3, 1i Stone house .., at Zoar has been hsted as a Je,erson Co00ty ..s*or, c 'dlJh,ark. The property was purchased in 1801 by the first Baptist 1 i ,ation in the county; they worshiped here until 1856, when they moved stair new church in Charles Town. The house appears on the 1852 Howell e.a+aP as "Zoar Meeting House". Zoar became a residence after the . moved, and it is believed that its interior walls and 19th century  .JlL"wa.Y Were added at that time - a belief based on the fact that until recent da  trim on the interior walls did not match that around windows and e doors. The original trim has now been duplicated throughout. Zoar was t in 1960by Mr and Mrs David E McMillan who made few than es BO.. " aOUse ' " " . g t,= except for new plumbing and heating. Furn|shmgs are country l'ltl_ben  1820's-40's, set off by off-white walls and colored woodwork. Zoar "jl ",aown twice on the House and Garden Tours and will be shown again "  RO who wishes to attend. This is a Mr. and Mrs. Dickie McDonald L ,KLEToWN ---I Central Charge program with and two children of near Win- eJ''lH"'-l" "q,ma nl ''" I Oakland. being the host church, chester, Va., visited Mr. Howard 'al?a b'nlallwood] Friends are keeping in contact 0 Bush Sunday Mrs. Bush also 1 "-':-'.:22..':..%%- I with Dr. H. B. Langdon who has visited her mother, Mrs. ........  returned to his home in Charles Josephine Pipes When time Alexander I Class Bauman's ". This will be nt. The first Sunday, 7 P.m. in the k cordial extended to anyone Town, following surgery in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Mr. George Rissler of Ranson, is a surgical patient in the Jef- ferson Memorial Hospital, Ransom Our best wishes and prayers are with them. Mrs. Robert O. Bush and two children of near Martinsburg, AUCTIONEER Darwin K. Plumhe RL 1 Hedzesdlle W. Va, 25427 Ph. 754.8874 or 263-5651 came for the Bush family to return home, they were unable to go by their usual way of Route 9, due to the weather conditions on Feb. 5. They were then ac- companied by her brother, Elmer Pipes, followed by Mrs. Pipes in another car, who went by Rt. 320 who saw them safely home. Mrs. Anna Saylor of Ladiesville, Md., is visiting her son, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Saylor, of Avonwood Farm. Dinner guests Sunday, February 5, with Mrs. Charles McDoanld, were her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wall, Susan and Charles, and Miss Peggy Seal, of Charles Town. The latter had been an overnight guest Friday of the Wall family. Donna White has been ill with "1 1"1"I insurance questions is one of our le services as an Independent Agent. take a look at your insurance needs. 3ve three convenient offices in the Eastern Panhandle to serve you. , B  -- I- +sIVrtinsbur g Charles Town Shepherdstown '2: e' Street Hill4)oFe Shol:oing Center 124/osl German Street 63-3388 725-7081 876-2774 the flu. She was able to return to school Thursday. Her friend, Linda harshman, spent Sunday night with her. The David Yeabower family moved recently from their home in Myerstown where they have resided for the past humber of years to Front Royal, Vs., where Mr. Yeabower has been em- ployed for several months. Mrs. Wayne Boyer of Orlando, Fla., and her son Scott, a member of the U.S. Armed Forces spent several days recently with the former's son and daughter-ln-law, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Boyer and Christina. David Boyer, who has been staying with his brother, Mrs. C. D. Boyer, Jr., for several days following eye surgery in King's Daughters Hospital, Mar- tinsburg, has been ill with the flu. He plans to return to the SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16,1978 Baltimore, Md. Mr. Stephen Cloud is improving at his home. ! M rs " alsour best wishes and prayers are I j e ffe rso n ia rlMrs.withDiannethese persons:Alvarez was E m p Ioyee Of Month honored on Tuesday when her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rissler entertained to dinner. Sunday night Bo, a pet dog d the Alvarez family, was killed by being struck by an automobile. The operator of the car disregarded the accident thus failing to report it to the family in order that the owners could remove the pet from the road. Audrey Coffman Named As excellence and dedication in the performance of your duties, in my view, clearly merits recognition and this vehicle seems most appropriate to provide such recognition. I have noted your dllligence during the last month, which was replete with the harassament" of in- tolerable weather which con- siderably snarled the orderly scheduling processes. Your willingness to work beyond your scheduled shift hours and to be available to cover supervisory gaps caused by weather and illness, is commendable. I have long been aware of your DOCKING SUCCESS MOSCOW -- The Soviet Union accomplished the world's first unmanned space supply mission of docking a shuttle capsule to an orbiting space laboratory occupied by two Soyuz 26 cosmonauts. Mrs. Audrey H: Coffman was named Monday as Jeffersonian Manor, Inc., "Employee of the Month" for January 1978. This announcement was made by Mr. James S. Hecker, Administrator of the facility. Mrs. Coffman is employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Nursing Home and has been an employee since 1965. She has functioned in nearly all phases of the Geriatric Nursing Field and is considered to he a practitioner of some expertise in the Geriatric Nursing area. In a personal letter to Mrs. Coffman, Mr. Hecker stated, "I find particular pleasure in this 9 dependability and professionalism in the art of Geriatric Nursing on a long term basis. It may then be said quite easily that our residents prosper by your compassionate and competent attention to their needs. As such you contribute substantially to the mission of this facility. Thus, the recognition accorded you herein is long overdue, in my opinion, and I hasten to add my personal appreciation for your services". Mrs. Coffman is a life-long resident of the Charles Town area. She is married to Paul C. Colfman and resides on Liberty Street. A cash award was tendered to Mrs. Coffman in recognition. Presidents of U.S. and France renew friendship ties. E a s t e r n P a n h a n d I e -- -- -- -- selection since it is a departure Rehabilitation Center in Mar- CtlECKS COST STORES from the previous criteria WASHINGTON -. It costs a utilized in the selection tinsburg in the near future, food store about 26 cents to processes for this program. Mrs. Oral Hughes has accept a check, which is the Licensed personnel had been returned home after ac- way 75 per cent of all grocery eliminated from such selection companying her son and purchases are made, a new inv iew of the management daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. harry M. Kable to California, study by the Food Marketing implications inherent in such going by plane. They visited Institute shows, duties. Yet, your continued relatives of Mrs. Kable, and fill/ Miss Louise Kable, a former resident of this vicinity. While in COMMUNITY OIL CO Inc. California they visited many *1 =.,.e interesting places and in Mexico. From here they went by I ,f plane to Las Vegas, where they I "7o met Mrs. Kable's mother, Mrs. Pauline Fritta, who had spent several months with relatives there. They took in the sights ON ALL HEATING OIL DELIVERIES and sounds of the city. One highlight of this delightful triy IF PAID WITHIN 10 DAYS FROM was a visit in Little Rock, Arkansas, where they visited DATE of DELIVERY Mrs. Hughes' brother-in-law, Mr. Ewetl Hughes and family. They returned home by car accompanied by Mrs. Fritts. Edward E. "Chubby" Seal has returned to his home after at- tending a diesel school in Port- smouth, Va., for a week. Mrs. Elsie Grey was an overnight visitor Saturday with her sister, Mrs. Mary Zombro. Mervin Roderick received a favorable report this week after a check-up with his doctor in 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 SERTA SALE Never before so much comfort In so firm a mattress! TWIN SIZE FULL SIZE 59.95 69.95 J. RUSSELL FRITTS & SON, 309 W. WASHINGTON STREET Charles Town, W. Va. 304 - 725 - 5511 for Potomac Edison customers i i in West V rg nia MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS IN USE OF ELECTRICITY The West Virginia Public Service Commission has directed the immediate implementation of a state- wide "Emergency Energy Operating Plan" which calls for restrictions in the use of electricity. This order by the Commission is based on its finding that "a potential energy emergency exists in West Virginia because of a serious continuing decline in coal reserves at generating stations of certain electric public utilities serving West Virgim'" The emergency plan directs utilities to implement certain steps as coal stockpiles reach certain levels. Coal supplies have now declined to below the 30.day level and, the PSC order requires the following steps: (1) Request all customers to reduce their load by at least 10% and preferably to a level which is just sufficient to meet only their essential human needs. (2) Request the reduction of all outdoor lighting to the minimum level necessary for life and property protection, elimi- nation of all advertisement lighting except for a single luminalre to indicate commer- cial facilities open after dark, and reduction by 50% of the number of elevators and escalators. (3) Curtatilment of electrical energy for enter- tainment, recreational, and sporting activ. ities. (4) Curtail industrial and commercial customers who have a monthly energy use in excem of 75,000 kilowatt.hours to levels approxi- mately 90% of the customers' corresponding , months' use in the previous year. Customers who fail to observe this requirement will, after 24 hours actual written notice from the utility, be subject to termination of service but will have the right to appeal such termination or such notice to the commission. Facilities whose function is to provide life-support, national, state, or local security, or essential public services should strive to meet the curtailment level indicated, but shall not be required to do 8o. Additional curtailment of electric use by com- mercial and industrial customers is required by the emergency plan as coal stockpiles reach lower levels. The company will advise and give notice to those customers as appropriate. The Commission's plan calls for the implementation of other steps at previous levels of coal supply and these have already been taken by Potomac Edison and continue in effect. The Commission plan supersedes the previously announced plan filed by Potomac Edison. If we are to continue even the most essential services to the public, we will need the full co- operation of every segment of the public. We earnestly solicit that cooperation. Every reduction in electrical use, every kilowatt.hour saved helps to prolong the time when more drastic curtail. merits become necessary. n Potomac Edison Part of the Allegheny Power System