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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1985 9 Second Annual eant To Be "Miss Jefferson Staged County" Scholarship Nit Jefferson High Rhonda Smith Exhibition On ay At Shepherd SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Rhonda Smith, visual information specialist for the National Park Service Division of Wayside Exhibits in Harpers Ferry is displaying her most recent drawings in an exhibition which opened Feb. 15 and will run through Feb. 28 at Shepherd College. The drawings are on display in the college's Creative Arts Center Gallery between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through F~lay. The exhibition is free and open to the general public. Ms. Smith's show consists of six to eight drawings of flowers and plants, which she created by drawing from ac- tual photographs cut in strips and woven together. The paper weaving drawings are done in color pencil on paper. In her work for the National Park Service, Ms. Smith purchases art work, and designs and draws layouts for outdoor exhibits for national parks across the United States. Ms. Smith has exhibited her work in regional juried shows in Hagerstown, Md and in Charleston and other West Virginia cities. Summit Point Homemakers Conduct *Also Thursday for Knots Landing, Cheers, or Hill Street B/ues - Dallas and Falcon Crest on Fr|day. Washington Street, Harpers Ferry/Bolivar Pastas - $ 5.25 Sauce Bologr se $5.95; Champagne Brunch Sunday at 1 ~emember to make early reservations for Paul's conversational French tab/e, Sunday at 6 Tuesday & Thursday. Beer& Backgammon Specie/s, our own BoFrvar Cheers, cider & spirits, all weeK. Visit our fine "'wine tank "" at Chanty's. SONS CONFEDERATE Assembly of God, Tuesday, February VETS MEET FEB. 26 26 at p.m. Henry Kyd Douglas Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will meet Tues- His subject is drug abuse, dealing day, February 26, at 7 p.m at Zion with the prevalence of drugs in the Episcopal Church parish house on area. A question and answer period East Washington Street, Charles will follow. Town. All members are urged to be Pastor Reed invites all interested )resent. persons to attend. (formerly Country Palace) Route 34@ South DANCE TO LIVE BANDS Friday, Feb. 22- "CHEROKEE OUTLAWS" Saturday, 2S- "TAILSPIN" from S~ p.m. until? Sunday,'Feb. 24- "SPECIAL EDITION" from $~10 to 12:ee Sunday Feb. 24, 1985 3:00 p.m. 4th Annual Young People's with Eleanor Rhee Pianist Adults: $5 Students- High School & Below: $1 876-3170-for ticket reservations 9 a.m.--4 p.m. Weekdays Your WalI-Tex~ dealer is in- viting you to look for these money-saving stickers on his StOCk Of WalI-Tex~ sam- ple books. Find them and treat yourself to 30% off the suggested retail price per roll of the patterns you select Choose from exciting con- temporary designs, tradl- tionals, colonials, metallics, . textures, plaids and florals; they're all here at remark- able savings So come in- 100k for the bright red sticker-and buy yourself a decorating bargain. Sa!e er, ds March lOft( 211 W. Washington Street Charles Town Illl Illl I I I i Country Inn "Family Dining At Its Best!" SEAFOOD BUFFET, Thurs Fri. & Saturday feahJrlng: Crab Legs, Steamed Shrimp, Frog Legs, Fried Seafood, Shrimp Creole w/Rice, Broiled Fillet of Haddock, Scalloped Oysters, Asst. Vegetables, Open Salad Bar, Fresh Baked Bread. All for Just For An Extra Special Treat, Try Our Sunday B~! Jam Packed with Items To() Numerous To List! Plus "Open Salad and Dessert Bars and Beverage of your choice. All for.lust Wed ar/sp i : All you ca- eat S rJotn s,eak i $9.95 WEEKEND SPECIALS: All served with Baked Potato, Open Salad Bar & Fresh Baked Bread PRIME RIB FISHERMAN'S DELIGHT Cooked to your liking SEAFOOD PLATTER $12.95 Regular Cut- $9.95 femth~rlng: Filet of Haddock, Shrimp, chers Sp. al Cut s 11.95 Sca,op Clam Strips, Crab Ball. & Petite Lobster Tail. Cell Now For Reservations ! Childrens Pricos Avalleble. Inn Located on Rt. 480 "Uu'lityd~''r'dComplete Banquet One Mile South of .4t & Catering Available R ason.ble Prices'." Shepherdstown For Reservations Phone West Virginia V/c q' 1-304-876-3167 Broiled Seafood Norfolk New York Strip Steak W~ter Sl~ldais this week are: well as our Commuter Happy Hour (6-7)" and Chef's Nice Out Soup & Salad. as Join us Wednesday* evening for Dynasty ;~ was adjourned. February ar~ Will be held at the home of oite~ Binkley. e di~mber meeting at the home I~ald Davidson, Halltown. at the meeting were, Mrs. Mrs. Margaret Lytle, McElroy, Mrs. Ralph iMrs. Oliver Merchant, Mrs. Mrs. Leo Ruckman, Ott, Mrs. Sue Kesecker, Titus, Mrs. Stewart NI Mrs. Donald Davidson, and ~e members Miss G. Jackson bookmarks and wall hangings and in- structed members in stenciling miniature pictures, book marks and wall hangings. Ms. Fraley displayed several candlewicking samplers and in- structed members in making miniature candlewicking pictures. The March meeting will be held at the home of Evelyn Mason and Margaret Swarm, Layette Fraley and Evelyn Mason will present "An Arm- chair Tour of England" as the program. English, history, ed for St. Valentine, an English Bishop and physics. All students and that the mother of the American (first year cadets are call- valentine lived in Massachusetts. They wear uniforms;live in Members brought various items for eat in the same mess hall, the Shenandoah Wmnen's Center. Dur- i~ce ~lly lead the lives of soldiers ing the business meeting Ms. Fraley ~rn d~Phere incorporating a high stated that she and Mrs. Kave attend- er~e. discipline. VMI graduates ed the planning session for the area practically every field of meeting which will be held at Jeffer- t and have played active son High School on June 28. Meeklen- "~t~ery United Stateswar, since burg Club will be responsible for be~ in 1839. Great leaders ~e e~i~om this institute likeguests.dec rati ns and for corsages for the ~~" Jackson and George C. Mrs. Kave displayed a stenciled tote h~- After the program, the bag, wrap-around skirt, pillow, ANGELA K?LE KEISHA TAYLOR MICHELE RENEE OURS DONNA MARIE NEWMAN p. yM ,l.Jl~ More Time will be the singingaMed~, yand~Newman, air Programs At Februar eat a show designed to depict the poise, Winner of the Miss West Virginia ,I ~ |hie theme of the second an- the 22 year-ale aaughter of Mr. and grace and beauty of the contestants Scholarship Pageant wiLl be launched Two programs were presented when Roberts of Keedysville, Md who l~ ~ -Jeff Is erson County Scholar- Mrs. Charles Newman will be dancing who are seeking the "Miss Jefferson on a glamorous journey which will the Summit Point Extension writes romances, Harpers Ferry's v r~;, ! Igeant to be staged this Satur- to "I Am What I Am." County title and will be a show take her to Atlantic City, N.J as state Homemakers met on Thursday even- own Clara Cassidy, Nancy Larrick of ~canbe designed to please the capacitY au-representative in the national Miss ingFeb. 14, at thehome of Mrs. John Winchester, Va who writeschildren's dience expected. America Pageant, where she will Magaha poetry and has published a guide to The new Miss Jefferson County will compete with state queens fromTbefirst, "Precious Gifts, 'includ- children's literature, Tom Hall, who be crowned as climax of the final earn- throughout the nation for the title of ed a participation of all members, who writes about the C&O Canal, J. petition by the retiring Miss Jeffer- Miss America which carries a $25,000 displayed or described a gift someone Lawrence Smith who wrote High .'~ :'ounty is Angela Kable, the 18 Reserved tickets $6.00, General Ad- son County, Cberi Angele Small. scholarship award and the opportuni- had given them. Many beautiful pieces Alleghenies, and Dr. Millard Bushong, F~ daughter of Gary Kable andmission $4.00, Student $3.00 and l~ The new Jefferson County queen will ty for a year of personal appearances of jewelry were shown as well as other author of Jefferson County Histories. t J. Fridley, she will be singing, tion $5.00. , ~"; Keisha Taylor, the 17 Sherry Cain, Pageant Director for be awarded a total of $600.00 in throughout the United States. The items of interest The program was interesting and scholarships and gifts. She will also state queen also will have the oppor- The second "Authors of the Area educational as most of the members ',~'-~daughter of Virginia Taylor, the Jefferson County Chamber of Cam- gain the right to represent Jefferson tunity to gain other national scholar- was presented by Mrs. John Magaha, did not realize there were this many County in the Miss West Virginia ships awarded to finalists in the na- who attended the West Virinia Library 'writers in the area. ;",'~ancing to "I Feel For You '; merce, sponsors of the event, saidthe Scholarship Pageant and the oppor- tional pageant and to contestants jndg- Annual Conference at Cliffside in The business meeting was called to rlT d mt - yYTr( u s, ught ~iht~ous~iw.illshebe2id~twt'a~tunity to seek addifional scholarships Harpers Ferry last October. order by the president, Mrs. Magaha, i'~OW ed to ? outstanding in talent.There are approximately sixty and devotions were led by Mrs. Leroy d authors with a fifty mile radius of Cheshire. She read an article, 'Love n Chapter 231, UDC Has William Peebles IV hu&tion Sessions Charles Town. some of the forty atten- is a Gift of God" and ~a poem, IS tper At Home Mrs. Wharton Named Headmaster At 01d Opera House ding this conf. renee were: ora "Valentine" Routine reports were given and the ~~~ mee~m of ~ Ltee~rn la ~t~ " g and Mrs. Debbie Merchant. Powhatan School On March 2 at 2:00 p.m. andMarch Contribution Adds Foundation,membersv tedtoc ntributetothe4-Hspecial Olympics, thel~231, United Vaughters of the Mrs. Wharton, Chapter President. William Smith Peebles, IV, hasbeen 3 at 6:00 p.m tryouts will beheldto TOLibrary Stock Shenando~hWomen'sCen~inmr- , A~cy was in the form of a opened the meeting with the ntual and named headmaster of Powhatan cast the six male and six female roles tinshurg, and to present a book to the p~ dish supper held at the home salute to the America and Confederate School, according to an announcement for the spring production of A Street- The South Jefferson Public Library South Jefferson Library in Summit -am ~. Stewart Wharton. Present flags, made February 18 by F. Scott Bailey, ear Named Desire, to be presented at recently acquired several Caldecott Point. s, v~ars. Stewart Wharton, Miss With some minor business takenchairman of the Board of Trustees. the Old Opera House May 17-19 and Medal and Honor winning books for The following activities were an- s~E. Wharton, Mrs. Lewis care of the president turned the pro- Peebles will assume his position July May 24-25. young children. The purchase was nounced: a meeting Thursday, March he. Mrs. LaRueStanley, Mrs. gram over to Dennis Frye, authoroI 1. Needed for this poetic drama by made possible by a donation of $250.00 21,7:30pm intheconfereneeroomof the ~ey, Mrs. Donald Davidson, the 22nd Virginia Infantry, Mr. Frye A native of Lawrenceville, Virginia, Tennessee Williams are the four leads, from the Summit Point Raceway. The the extension office, on the "Soaring ;~Kesecker, Mrs. Oliver Mer- gave the highlights of his book and he graduated from Episcopal High Blanche DuBois, a faded southern Raceway intends to contribute $250.00 Cost of Health Care ' with Mrs. Ruth ic wa~Mrs. Vernon Titus, Miss after the program he autographed School in Alexandria and received a romanticist living in a world of annually for books of interest to Leslie representing the club. A le Frame Jackson and Mrs. Pebble books for the chapter members B.A. from Princeton University. After dreams; her pregnant earthy sister, preschoolers. - Chinese exhibit of jade, silk, pottery u~s~t. On December 21, Mrs. Ralph graduation from Princeton, Mr. Stella, who hasmarriedthecoarse Some of the titles are: When I was and porcelain will be at the Museum red ~ Wharton talked about the Binkley, Mrs. Donald Davidson, Mrs. Peebles served as director of admis- laborer, Stanley Kowalski; and his Young in the Mountains, Where the of Fine Art in Hagerstown, Md ~her t~ber Convention, that the Lewis McElroy, Mrs. Vernon Titus sions of the Virginia Episcopal School quiet and compassionate friend, Biff, Wild Things Are, The Girl Who Loved through Feb. 24 and Jackson's Mill id~ Chapter will be hosting and and Miss Gertrude Jackson, represen- in Lynchburg, Va. for four years, who becomes Blanche's last hope. Wild Horses, Mr. Rabbit and the Love- cookbooks will soon be for sale by the ed ~members who will serve on ting the Leetown Chapter placed a Presently in attendance at the Colgate Also needed are the poker players ly Present, What Do You Say Dear, county council at a price of $6.00. hy ~. The Chapter voted on at- wreath on the Confederate Monument, Darden Graduate School of Business and their women, the old Spanish The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Bahoushka At the conclusion of the meeting a W'~ the Locust Grove Home in at the Edge Hill Cemetery. Administration at the University of flower lady, a young male student, a and The Three Kings, Stone Soup, Mei game was played and refreshments ,st i~ Ferry. With other minor Virginia, he willearn his MBA in May. doctor and a matronly nurse. The Li, Snow White, The Bremen Town were served by the hostess and co- ,n " taken care of, Stewart Whar- taken . Mecklenburg Club The task of finding a new head- PlaY, to be directed by Carl Degen and Musicians, Anatole and the Cat and hostess, Mrs. Wallace Snyder. m~ $, Eave a program on "Vwgmm o . master began last June with the for- produced by Skip Gardei, goes into The Happy Day. These are just a few i l l,i ii,~,H~ and ~ Inshtute where he LS a stu- Discusses Valentine m~tion of a search committee headed rehearsals March 25th. New faces as of the many delightful, new books of- ~er f # ~ Military Institute is a . . . by Thomas T. Gilpin. Other members well as veteran performers are urged fered preschoolers and parents. LOOk for this t~tght red ng v ~~trolled military college of Celebration 0rlgln of the committee were Celie Harris, to come out for these open tryouts, sticker and find exciting he I #"ling, arts, and sciences in Lex- The Mecklenburg Homemakers Ex-co-Chairman, Carlton Mallory, Nancy wallcoveringSaVings on WalI-Tex va. Qualified graduates tensicmC~metattbehomeofReva Talley, and Dr. William H. McCoy, Chief Hutto Speaker pattens the BS or BA degree and elther Kave on February 12, with 13 President of Lord Fairfax Communi- or regular commissions in the members present. President Lavetta ty College. For Men's Fellowship ~es. The institute offers ma- Fraley presented devotions and a Mr. Peebles and his wife, Penny, biology (premedical) discussion on the origin of Valentine's currently reside in Charlottesville, Chief Edward Hutto of the Ranson civil and electrical Day. She stated that the day was nam- Virginia. Police Department will address the Men's Fellowship of Calvary