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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE ] 5 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY Z3, 1978 will go towards the Community Center. The work being done there is progressing very well. Members voted to contribute the amount of $25.00 towards this Extension; project. Club met A letter was read from Linda home of Mrs. Dunn, concerning a program for 13 members Women at Shepherd College. Our club Committee reports were then the meeting given. A report was made on the :he flag. She seminar for making wills. rang Reading lists for the ensuing and Matthew. year were passed out. Presented the  Notes were read from Mrs. Users and Bernard Barr and Mrs. George informative Heidrick who had been on the facts were l sick list recently. Udy Matlick Our meeting adjourned at 3:15 after which 'belated Christmas' ng the gifts were exchanged and a social time was enjoyed by all. of the last On Sunday, March 5, our as read. minister, the Rev. Joanne report was Alexander, will exchange pulpits the Ex- with the Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil, sponsored minister of Shenandale Charge. Very well. On Wednesday evening, the Heritage March 8th, the Kabletown 9-11. The Ladies Aid Society will meet at Year's market the home of Mrs. Raymond A RESPONSE o in this newspaper, Mr. James L. Lonthan, Co. Comm. Kabletown District, asked do we to formulate a satisfactory s?" Efficient Land Use, Water and and Current County Services. response to this question will be, that we who will deal with these and other im- effecting our county after considering the residents and determining which solution the best interest of the community as a have ideas about how our elected represen- respond in certain areas. For example, after of Jefferson County, I feel that it best interest to increase the number of office so that that Department could clerical duties but also assume police the residents of this county. If Commission I would work hard to s of the importance of funding ange. on the responsibilities and actions of ! am sure you do too! That's why effort to talk with you in the coming that when we discuss our opinions, we and I ask that you vote , so that I may be the elected official on the who Presents and addresses your in- MICIIAEL M. "MICKEY" JOHNSON Dem. Candidate for County Commission Kabletown District MPaid for by Committee to elect ichael Johnson Commissioner James Heflebower, Treas. Carlo LCpe. L Cpe. AC HB Cpe. 4 Speed PICK-UP SEDAN H.T. DR. CPE. MATADOR S. W. 11 4 Speed Manta 4 Speed Boyer. Meetings were not held in January or February, hence there are several tentative dates upon which to decide. The Rev. Jnanne Alexander announces the sermon on Sunday, February 26, will be a part of the series on "The Healing Ministry of Jesus", entitled "Pick Up Your Mat and Walk!" - Matt. 4:23-24; John 5:1- 9. A very cordial invitation is extended to all to attend this II a.m. service. The charge wide Lenten Bible study, "The Life of Jesus", based on Chapters 9, I0, 18; "The Gospel in Conflict With the World", is scheduled for Sunday, February 26, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Oakland Church. On Friday, February 24, the Senior High Confirmation Class, grades 10-12, meets at the parsonage apartment in Ranson. The members of the Alkire family, Avon Bend, in a very generous manner, are offering as gifts of nine puppies to anyone who contacts them. Phone 725- 8503. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Saville and i granddaughter, of Martinsburg, 'were callers Wednesday af- ternoon. Their planned visit was to call on her mother, Mrs. George Wines and daughter Gloria. Mrs. Wines has been staying with her daughter, Mrs. Hough, Berryville, , Va.,i following a recent eye surgery in, the Winchester Memorial Hospital. On this day she was keeping a doctor's appointment. Dennis Whittington, who has been stationed in St. Louis, Mo., in the Army National Guard, of Virginia, returned home Wed- nesday, Feb. 15, upon com- pletion of his training. Richard Homer and Dennis Gue of Frederick, Md., were visitors Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Saylor. Dr. ,Jane Rissler, Irvington, N.Y., spent the weekend holiday at the home of her father, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rissler. She was joined by her sister, Ms. Pat Rissler, of Washington, and Mrs. Robert Sheely and step-sons Craig and Keith, of Herndon, Va., who were overnight visitors Saturday. Saturday evening, Dr. Jane Rissler and Mrs. Robert Sheely, were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rissler. Jane was a caller on Monday afternoon of her aunt, Mrs. Clarence Smallwood. Mrs. Charles Watson, of Martinsburg, has been a recent VlsRor of her tnother, Mrs. ElSie Grey. The latter's sister, Mrs. Mary Zombro, was admitted to the Jefferson Memorial Hospital on Saturday for respiratory treatment. Friends were notified Monday of the death of Dr. H. B. Langdon, which occurred Sunday night. His presence will be greatly missed in the com- munity, as he was a frequent visitor here. Our prayers are with the surviving members of the family. The Rev. Joanne Alexander and Mrs. Clarence Smallwood were dinner guests of Mrs. Oral Hughes Sunday. In the af- ternoon, the latter two attended the play, "The Diary of Anne Frank", at the Old Opera House. In the evening, they attended the Bible study class at Oakland Church. Mrs. Raymond Boyer and Mrs. Frances Penwell also are participants in this class. Girls from the local church who are attending the confirmation classes are Linda Harshrnan, Donna White, Vicki Pipes and Teresa Williams. Mike Carter, formerly of Avon Bend, where he resided with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Vance, is now living with his mother, Mrs. Carter, of Washington, D.C., where he has part-time employment. RIPPON Mrs. Austin Nicodemus Cpe a The Rippon street light committee is in great need of money. Unless the committee m Imp moo., .., ala 4 Dr. be cutoff, so let everyone give 4 Dr. Sed. . N AT - AC To, no 2 Dr. |2 Dr. Cpe. e 4 Dr. Sedan Im Aa Cust.:Cpe. NOLAND hilt, " Phone 725. 7045 W. Va.  PIONEER. f you need seed corn, order now for 4 discount. ,_,ow.o Kuon .Route 3, kx 10 Phm'3N;725,2973 PLANTPIoNEER "EEADER" HYBRIDS County, Section Experiencing Two Cold Winters In Succession BY LAURENCE LIOYD If the remaining eight days of February measure up to the first 20 days, then it can be said that we have experienced two cold winters in succession. The daily current month's mean temperatures have averaged 12 degrees colder than season daily averages, and much colder than February last year. Snowfall through the first 20 days has totalled 10 inches, which is the heaviest amount for February m five years. Only on 10 days so far this month has the daily maximum readings exceeded the freezing mark, Long range forecasts through the middle of March, indicate the liklihoed of continued below normal temperatures and more than normal precipitation from the Blue Ridge mountains to the coast. something toward the lights for our town. Please send your donations to the treasurer, Mrs. Clarence Burch, Rippon. Phone 725-5459. The Rippon Go-Getters 4-H Club will meet on Wednesday, March I, at the home of Cheri Lee King. All members are urged to attend. Mrs. Barbara Fritts has returned to her home after undergoing treatment at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Terry Carey of Charles Town, was a Sunday guest of Miss Ginger Penwell. Mr. and Mrs. James Richards, Jr., were hosts to a party in honor of their daughter Jody's 7th birthday on Sunday at their home. Mr. and Mrs. James Richards, Sr., and grand- daughter Angels, were among the guests attending. Mrs. Robert L. McDonough has returned to her home where she is recuperating after un- dergoing surgery four weeks ago in City Hospital. Mr. Mc- Donough has been under the doctor's care for some time. We wish a speedy recovery for both Mr. and Mrs. McDonough. Timmy Whetzel of Gaither- sburg, is spending his mid- Winter break at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Breeden and family. Mrs. Elizabeth Donavon was taken to the Jefferson Memorial Hospital on Saturday for tests. Mrs. Betty Eusey is a patient in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She shows some im- provement and hopes to return home soon. She received a phone call from her brother and his wife, Gunny Sgt. and Mrs. Harold Carter in South Carolina. They also called their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Ceravalo. Mrs. George Brown and son of Kabletown; Mr. John Brown and daughter of Middleway, and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Brown were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown. Miss Peggy Blake of Summit Point, spent the past weekend at the home of Miss Terry Breeden. Mr. and Mrs. Wagler Penwell and son, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hileman of Mt. Mission, and Mr. !and Mrs. Charley Ott were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Fritts. Mrs. Victoria Chrisman has returned to her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth "Sam" Fiddler, after being a patient in the Winchester Memorial Hospital for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Jenkins were Sunday guests at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Jenkins in Berrville. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Nicedemus were Friday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Moler in Charles Town. Elwood Breeden was a patient in the Winchester Memorial Hospital for a week. He returned to his home on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson and family of Charles Town were Sunday guests of their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Jenkins and son. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Nicodemus were callers on Saturday at the home of her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Pope near Berryville. Mrs. Judy Housden, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hoyle, of Gaithersburg; Mrs. Louise Somers and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. David Housden and sons of Shenandoah Junction were weekend callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Breeden and family. SHEPHERDSTOWN Mrs. Janet Hansen Mrs. Martha Shumate, Director of the Shepherdstown Senior Center, has several special programs planned for March. March 1, 10 a.m. til 12 noon, blood pressure clinic; 12 noon, sandwich lunch; 1-3 p.m., a musical program by Mr. Newton Washington and Mr. Keith Boyd, members of the Brothers of Harmony. March 8, 12 noon, sandwich lunch; 1-3 p.m., income tax assistance by volunteers from NRTA-AARP. These volunteers have been trained by IRS. March 15, 12 noon, sandwich lunch; 1-3 p.m., income tax assistance. March 22, sandwich lunch; I-3 p.m., income tax assistance. March 29, 12 noon, covered dish lun- cheon; 12:30 p.m., birthday celebration for Lorraine Skinner and Bert Gruver. They will be presented with bouquets by the Mecklenburg Garden Club; 1-3 p.m., poetry program sponsored by the Jefferson County Arts Council, arranged by Mrs. Wayne Bjorlie. For more in- formation, call Mrs. Shumate 876-2245. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Christman spent a recent weekend at the Inn in Williamsburg. Last day for turning in Jef- ferson Food Co-op orders is Saturday, March 4, 'by 5 p.m. Distribution will be at the little chapel of Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday, March 11, at 2 p.m. PUBLIC SALE From Route 11 at Inwood, West Virginia, Turn East on Route 51 --Travel 3 miles to Haines' Market - Turn Right - .2 of a mile to sale -- OR -- From Charles Town, West Virginia. Take Route 51 West approximately 8 miles to Haines' Market - Turn left - .2 of a mile to sale. SATURDAY --- MARCH 4,1978 AT-- 10:00 A. M. APPROXIMATELY 20- 25 tractors -- including Cubs, Fords, Internationals, John Deere, Fergusets and other makes -- Plows, cultivators, wagons, rotary cutters, post hole digger, discs, wood saws, rakes, balers, grain elevators, and other farm related articles. We will also be offering a good selection of tools, some household articles, and other miscellaneous items. NOTE: FARMERS AND DEALERS: THIS IS A CON- SIGNMENT SALE. Let us sell your surplus farm equipment for you. TERMS: cAsH. NOTHING TO BE REMOVED UNTIL SETTLED FOR. EDGAR A. BOHRER, SALE MANAGER 3O4-229-8354 AUCTIONEERS: MORROW, MILLER AND BOHRER CLERKS: WARE, BOHRER, AND BOHRER Not Responsible for Accidents on Premises Lunch Rights REserved Feb. 23-2t SERVICES FOR TRINITY EPISCOPAL PARISH, SHEPHERDSTOWN Rev. Margaret Phillimore announces the following ser- vices: Sunday, g a.m., Holy Eucharist; 10 a.m., Family Euchrist with nursery and Sunday School; induction d Licensed Lay Leaders and Chalice Bearers; 5 p.m., Youth Confirmation classes at the l Rectory; 6:15 p.m., adult con- firmation classes at rectory. Wednesday, 10 a.m., H oly Eucharist in the small chapel; 6 p.m., Holy Eucharist in small chapel; 6:45 p.m., supper and study group in small chapel. MRS. FLOYD SIMONS IS RECUPERATING FROM SURGERY Mrs. Floyd Simons, Cooke Street, Ranson, is now at her home recuperating from surgery and until furhter notice she is not accepting any phone calls for any sewing and alteration work. Mrs. Simons !said she is just not physically strong enough yet to do this type of work. Sons Of Confederate Veterans Meet Feb. 28 New Central Restaurant The Henry Kyd Douglas Camp of Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet for their February meeting at the New Central REstaurant in Charles Town on February 28th at 7 p.m. Alvin Ennis, Jr., will serve as chairman of the host committee and provide the program for the occasion. Rev. J. Lester Link, veteran commandant of the Camp, will preside and plans are being made for a large at- tendance. ON CONSUMER CO-OPS The Carter administration has announced it would sup- port legislation to provide federal loans to non-profit co. operatives formed by consum- ers to provide themselves with groceries or other retail services. Unselfishness is a rare virtue, rrbt to be expected too often. TRACTORS For a limited time, we are offering selected models of LONG Tractors at unheard-of low prices. You get more horsepower and more weight per dollar than any other tractor we know of. LONG offers six tractor models from 35 to 120 H.P. Four wheel drive is also available. Stop By Today For A Deal You Won't People's Supply Farm Machinery CHARLES TOWN, W. VA..,T II We Cut You Any Size Rug ! I SO. YD. I All Nylon In Different Colors , 9 X 12 RUG Pedd,ng L =;9so ,,, Melvin T. Strider Furniture Co. Dial 725 - 7068 North George & Liberty Sts. Charles Town, W.Va. I