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o Traveling SPIRIT OF Safety Has Banner Day JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1985 son on Sunday afternoon. The Rev. and Mrs. Roy Vernon at- tended the Winchester District Superintendents Workshop of the United Methodist Church on Religion and Race Sunday afternoon in Win- chester. The leader was Dr. William Soulen from Richmond, Va. A mixed choir from all the churches provided the music. Visiting with~earl Jenkins this past Sunday were Ba~ra and Allison Nickels from Baltimoi~Md Kay and Kelley Datson from Leetown and Beckey and Rachel Payne of Middleway. Dining with Mr. and Mrs. Edward McKee on Sunday were their daughters family, Bob, Linch and Kathy OR of Bardane. Later they were joined by Ernest and Pat McKee of Arlington, their son and wife, and Joyce and Tommy Jackson, their daughter and son-in-law. Stephanie Cheshire attended the 16th birthday party of Pam Lockwood in Middleway on Saturday. Sunday Elwood, Hilda and Stephanie Cheshire visited their cousins Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Freeland in Shepherdstown. Farm Credit Reports Healthy Performance Agriculture continues to be a stron~ all three Baltimore Banks and viable enterprise in the mid- for less then I% of all dollar i Atlantic region according to Gene L. of outstanding loans." Swackhamer, President of the Farm Swackhamer added, Credit Banks of Baltimore. The Banks' tinued low commodity serve farmers and agriculturalrelatively high production cooperatives in the states of Delaware, Federal Land Bank Marylar/d, Pemusylvania, Virginia and states showed a farm loan West Virginia, and in the Cam-cy rate of only 4.9% of monwealth of Puerto Rico. year-end, the same rate as Swackhamer's statement came inPCAs reported a 3.6% the midst of numerous reports of the rate as of December 31, deteriorating financial condition of decrease from the 4.9% farmers and some agricultural lenders rate of a year earlier." across the country. The strength of "Year-end reports for our Ranks Baltimore Farm Credit and 26 affiliated Federal Land Bank somewhat in contrast with Associations (FLBAs) and Production economic problems faced by f Credit Associations (PCAs) show ear- and their lenders in other nings of $36.6 million on a total the country. agricultural loan portfolio of some $3.1 certainly not had an billion. Losses for 1984, while more are experiencing than we like to see, total less than 1% most have been able to of the loan portfolio. Delinquencies in current adverse situation. regions, of the nation LIBRARY NEWS more difficulty keeping The South Jefferson Public Library operating profitably wll be showing the movie "The Blue a direct and severe impact Angel" at 6:30 p~m. on Friday.lenders." (Minneapolis, Minn.) Your car rear window with preaffixed double- major full-service operation. breaks down on a lonely stretch of faced tape. Reflective lettering makes The organization has been deluged highway late at night. You need to the words CALL POLICE, printed in with hundreds of requests and signal for help, but like most drivers, eight-inch florescent letters, visible testimonials each day from seniors. you're not carrying emergency flares both day and night, women, police departments, schools or a CB radio. To get help, you have Some 150,000 banners have beenand corporations interested in span- to leave the safety of the car. distributed nationally in the past six soring employee safety programs. Now a lifesaver for stranded weeks since they became available motorists is as close as your glove through the NCJW. Proceeds go to Cost of the reusable banner is $3 compartment. It's called a Highway community service programs. The each, which includes postage and Emergency Banner, available from banner began with volunteers working handling. Checks or money orders the non-profit National Council of at the kitchen table in a member's should be made payable to NCJW Ban- Jewish Women (NCJW), Greater Min- home. But a notice about the banners her, P.O. Box 5300, Hopkins, MN 55343. neapolisSection, and it helps a driver in the syndicated Dear Abby Volume discounts are available to call for help. newspaper column catapulted the organizations who wish to distribute The banner is easily secured to a car local community service project to a the banners. came by Monte View on Valentine's Friday Bill, Callie and Chris[ine SUMMIT POINT Day for dinner and to visit with her Haleleft for a weekend of fun and ski- grandmother Elizabeth Crim and ing at Silver Creek near Elkins. Mrs. David Wood parents Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Stagner. Bin Burch, Sebrina White and Da~n Dial 72.5-9467 Elizabeth Crim entered Jefferson Wood were the overnight guests of An- Memorial Hospital on Friday.nika Fager in Charles Town on Friday. Last weekend Mr. and Mrs. Leroy HOMEMAKERS NEWS Weekend guests of The Rev. and Cheshire motoredtoBaltimore, Md The Summit Point Extension Mrs. David G. Wood were Alisha byway of Chambersburg and Lan- Homemakers met Thursday night at Roush of Shannondale and Ruthanne caster, Penna to visit with Leroy's the home of Wallace Ann Magaha with and Andrea Heriot of Eagle Switch. sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and 16 members present. Elizabeth Early Saturday morning Rev. Wood, Mrs. Allen Timbrook. While they were Cheshire led the devotions on love be- Ruthanne, Stanley Grooms, and attending church on Sunday, Leroy's ing that it was Valentine's Day. Margaret Vorous who represented St. brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Wallace Ann presented a very in- Johns, Holy Spirit, and Grace Mrs. Thurl Cheshire arrived for the teresting program on "West Virginia Episcopal Churches travelled TO St. service. After church they all enjoyed Authors." We had a second program Albins, W.Va. to attend a special con- visiting and dining together back at on "Precious Gifts" with all members vention to elect a Suffragan Bishop for the Timbrooks. participating. After the game won by the Diocese of W.Va. They returned Shelley Drish hosted a slumber par- Christine Vernon, delicious home again early Sunday morning. ty for fellow members of the Acteen refreshments were served by the The Rev. William Franklin Carr was Club from the Baptist Church Satur- hostess and co-hostess Dot Snyder. selected as Suffragan Bishop-elect. day evening. Those enjoying the CHURCH NEWS .The Rev. and Mrs. James Towner fellowship and fun were: Pare Last week was Womens Missionary were joined by the Woods for a Lockwood and Sara Pifer of Mid- Union Focus Week at the Baptist farewell dinner in Martinshurgot~Sun- dleway, Mrs. Richmond, their leader, Church. On Thursday evening at the day as they left west virginia to take of Harpers Ferry and Stephanie Fellowship Supper the women proved- on new and exciting duties as the new Cheshire. ed the dessert and on Friday seven of rector and wife of Zion Episcopal I am happy to say Odessa Snyder the women met for luncli at the Church in Rome, N.Y. has been feeling better this past week. Charles Town Plaza and later for Bi- Later that afternoon David, Mark Her week was also brightened by the ble study at the home of Mr. Philip and Glenn Stevens of Cumberland, news that her daughter Dr, Elizabeth Drish in Walnut Grove. Md. stopped by for a visit before David Graham, who lives in Greene, N.Y Thursday Carol Del-Colle drove to leaves for California with the Marines passed her final on the defense of her Dulles Airport to pick up her mother on Monday. dissertation at Cornell University in Mary King of Daytona, Fla, who will 4-H NEWS Ithaca, N.Y. Beth has been workiv4g on be spending a few weeks here in the The Jefferson County 4-H Saddle her doctorate in clinical pathology and village. Friday Carol, Mary and little Club attended the Ice Capades at the her dissertatinn was on onzymes in the Andrew took part in the Valentine's Capital Center over the weekend. liver that contribute to hepatitis in party at South Jefferson ElementaryAbout 28 members, friends, and fami- animals. Her official graduation School in Mark's home room. On ly were in the group including the ceremonies will take place on June 2. Saturday Mike arrived home from a Drish's from the Point. Monday Allen Glassford entered business trip to Sacramento, Calif in Joining Hump and Zennie Johnson Winchester Medical Center for testing time to help Michelle celebrate her for dinner on Sunday were their grand- and a biopsy and returned home 13th birthday with dinner out in son and son, Aaron and Donnie Wednesday to wait for the results. Charles Town. ~ family continued to Jd~nson of South Childs Road and Zen- While he was away his daughter Mol- celebrate on Sunday by going howling nie's mother Martha Rudolph of ly Nobrega of Orchard Hill came out followed by a trip to Leetown to join Charles Town. to stay with her mother. .the Seckler family in celebrating Ernie and Joyce Rudolph visited Visiting with Genevieve Fellers and Aaron's birthday, with Ervin and Joan Jenkins in Ran- Skinner Poston on Wednesday after- noon were their cousins Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hardy of Winchester, Va. Sunday Ger=evieve and Skinner were the dinner guests of their sister -in-law, Mrs. Reuben Poston, in Charles Town. Sue Takuski and daughters Brenda and Stephanie of Hagerstown, Md # B REAKF ASTS PEC!A L Ham, Bacon and Sausage with 2 Eggs, Homefries and Toast Chipped Beef or Sausage Gravy on Toast HOURS: 5:30 A.M. TEl? Tired of High Prices for Food? 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