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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1985 9 Chancellor Local Lodge hts Of Pythias Lodge No. 313 Knights of ;is being honored by a visit of Klai, Supreme Chancellor of Lodge of Knights of Saturday evening, March 9, at Center in Ranson. of Osnabrock, North Chancellor Klai. will confer lesson of Friendship, Benevolence upon some 25 Knights of Pythias, ' and Jefferson Counties. will be a dinner, follow- address by Chancellor Klai the confirmation of the Stage Band Saturday At Eleven Schools The Eastern West Virginia Regional Stage Band Festival will be held this Saturday. March 2, in the creative arts center auditorium at Shepherd Col- lege, sponsored by the West Virginia Bandmasters Association. Eleven high school and junior high schools will participate in the evalua- tion, under the direction of Dave Wilson, who heads up the musical pro- gram at Jefferson High School. Taking part will be Charles Town, Shepherdstown Jr. High Schools; Hedgesville and Martinsburg South Middle schools; Musselman, Berkeley Springs, Keyser, Martinsburg, Fran- Festival Scheduled Shepherd College; Participating fort, Hedgesville and Jefferson High Schools. The festival begins at 9 in the morn- ing and concludes at 3:15 in the after- noon with the presentation of awards. Bands receiving superior ratings from the judg6s will advance to the West Virginia finals to be held Satur- day, March 9, at John Marshall High School, Glen Dale. The concerts are free and open to the public. Food and soft drinks will be available. The junior high and middle school concerts will be staged each half hour during the morning hours, with a break at 11 o'clock for lunch, follow- ed by the high school concerts. The Shepherd College jazz band will give an exhibition concert at 3 o'clock, im- mediately prior to the presentation of awards. The Jefferson County Board of Education Monday evening adopted a revamped English course policy and updated policy dealing with home- bound and hospital bound instruction furnished by the schools. On the home and hospital in- struction, it was explained that there was little change in policy, that only known as the "Rathbone format was changed to get in line with "wffi be obligated through state policy. The instruction is the original bible, available ff a student is unable to at- Foley is the Chancellor of tend school for at least 15 school days. Lodge, with Gary Chrisman, Several hoard members suggested ; John Demory that the 15-day provision was too ; William (Bill) restrictive, that perhaps instruction L prelate; Edward L. ought to be made available earlier, treasurer: Merle Goode. based upon projected need. and Marion Blue, Outer As for theEnglish course policy, it limits students in grades nine through of the Knights of Pythias eleven to the taking of one course in Fraternity which English, while twelfth grade students in Washington, D.C Feb. may not take more than two. Under t by Justus H. Rathhone.this system, English will be taught in one of four children horn to the proper rotation and students will Jacob Carl Klai. He join- be permitted to graduate ff they suc- of Pythias Lodge in 1947cessfully utilize the system. Other- of the Osnabrock. He wise, if an extra English credit is need- North Dakota as Grand ed for graduation, it would have to be land received his taken in a summer session. cRank in Indianapolis, In personnel actions, Nevin E. 1966. He became Supreme Strider was granted permission to City in 1976 retire as a science teacher at elected Supreme Chancellor Shepherdstown Junior High, effective ust 7, 1984. He became June 15 and Victoria Weagly was ap- of the Dramatic Order proved as a substitute teacher. Kohorassan in Butte, Mon- In supporting services, Beverly E. September 1983. He was in- Bradley and Thelma M. Staubs were the North Dakota Officials reclassified from Cook II to Cook III 1983after hay- at Blue Ridge Elementary School; for North Dakota High Rebecca Lind was awarded a han- basketball for some 30 years, dicapped student bus run to Shepherd been engaged in the building College one day per week; and James business since 1956 whenE. Harrison, custodian, was upgraded over the business from his and transferred from C. W. Shipley to Shepherdstown Junior High. County Homemakers Sell Cookbooks NOW Presenting Pair Of Movies The Eastern Panhandle Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) will observe Women's History Week, March 3-9, by presenting two movies at the Martinsburg Room of the Martinsburg Public Library. Monday, March 4, at 7:00 p.m the movie, Union Maids, will be shown. This movie shows the work done by women in the labor movement. The second, to be shown on Wednes- day, March 6, at 7:00 p.m is Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago's Dinner Party. The Dinner Party is a unique artistic display created by hundreds of women from across the country. In the display, 39 women of historical achievement are represented by an individually design- ed place setting at a dinner table. The public is invited to attend and donations will be accepted. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 33-2485. Design Exhibition At Shepherd College SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Donald Komai, art director of Time-Life Soft- ware, will present a graphic design ex- hibition and slide lecture at Shepherd College in March. The exhibition, which will plot the stages of Komai's career works, will be on display in Shepherd's Creative Arts Center Gallery Mar. 4 - 31. Komai's lecture, which will provide an overview of his work with anec- dotes about design problems, will be presented on Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Creative Arts Center Music Hall. Both the exhibition and lecture are free and open to the public. Following the lecture, Komai will assign a design problem to par- ticipants and will return to the college March 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon to critique participants' problem solu- tions. He will also demonstrate the step-by-step solution of a design pro- blem during this session. County Homemakers Council is selling "The of Jackson's Mill" cook books. It carries favorite of West Virginia 4-H'ers, Extensiqn Homemakers and of State 4-H Camp at Jackson's Mill. The book has facts Mill, along with colored pictures. It consists calorie chart, salads, main dishes, cookies, vegetables and side dishes and many of their recipes. Shown above are Mrs. Kitty Hughes (left), of the project and Mrs. Mary Catherine Vickers president of the Jefferson County-Extension Council, displaying the cookbook. Contact any of a Jefferson County Homemakers club or Mrs. for the cookbook, if interested. The cost is $6.00. 15-17:22-23 Friday & Saturday 8:00 p.m. Sunday 7:00 p.m. CALL NOW I I 9:00 A.M. --- 8:00 P.M. Medicare Seminar March 6, 12:30 P.M. Any senior citizen with Medicare Supplemental Insurance is advised to attend a seminar to be held at the Jef- ferson County Senior Center, 103 W. Fifth Ave Ranson on March 6, at 12:30 p.m. This seminar is sponsored by the West Virginia Insurance Commission and will deal with and advise you of any problems you might encounter. The seminar will also provide a one- on-one consultation which would enable an insurance representative to sit with each individual and review and discuss his or her policies, coverage and problems in general. If such individual attention is needed, please call Mrs. Frances Tasing, pro- ject director at the center (7254044) to make a specific appointment. Seniors wishing to attend lunch at the Center that day at ll:20a.m are requested to call or 725-4044 to make reservatiom at least 24 hours in advance. | J WINNERS IN BEE-LINE CHA ER DAR HISTORY ESSAY CONTEST Shown above are the five winners in the Bee Line Chapter, National Daughters of the Revolution American History Essay contest conducted recently among students of the Charles Town Junior High School and the Wright Denny School in Charles Town, as a feature of the Bee Line DAWs observance of American History Month. They are as shown (left to fight)--Robin Schreiber, second place winner among the 8th grade students at Charles Town Junior High; Dianna Lacey, first place winner at the Charles Town Junior High; Tiffany Lazano, first place winner among the 6th grade students at Wright Den- ny Elementary School; Lynn Murray, 2nd place winner at Wright Denny School and Bil- ly Field, runner-up at Charles Town Junior High School. The subject for the essay contest was "The Statue of Liberty, the Lady with a Lamp." All of the children who participated in the contest at both schools were presented certificates of appreciation. All the winners will be taken to see the DAR museum in Con- stitution Hall later, it was stated. First prize winners were also presented chocolate replicas of the Statue of Liberty, being sold by Children of the Revolution to help finance the restoration of the Statue of Liberty. Presentation of the awards was made by Mrs. Virginia Kable in the respective schools. (Photo by Kable Photo-Graphics) James Rumsey Sets Pupils Entering Dates For Testing National Auditions For LPN Course Piano Excellence The James Rumsey Vo-Tech center is announcing dates for pre- admission testing for the Licensed Practical Nursing Course. This test is required as part of the selection pro- cess for the 1985-86 school year. Ap- plicants may choose one of the follow- ing dates: Tuesday, March 26; Wednesday, March 27; or Thursday, March 28. The test will begin prompt- ly at 8:00 a.m. at the Center each day. For information or registration and applications write to the James Rumsey Vo-Tech Center, Rt. 6, Box 268, Martinsburg, WN 25401 or call at 304-754-7925 Monday through Friday. e e A Harpers Fea: y resident, 33-year- old RonaM C. Dil]ow, has drawn a stiff sentence in U.S. District Court in Alex- andria, Va. on Federal drug charges. Dillow was earlier convicted of con- tinuing a criminal enterprise, drug conspiracy and seven other drug charges. He was one of eleven persons convicted in connection with a drug ring based in Harpers Ferry. Dillow received a 15 year sentence for continuing a criminal enterprise; received a three year sentence for racketeering; and was sentenced to five years each on four other charges, which run concurrently with the 15-year sentence. Others sentenced included MRchell Ables, 28, of Harpers Ferry, six years for conspiracy, possession with intent to deliver PCP, possession with intent to deliver cocaine and promoting in- terstate trafficking. John Townsend, 33, Harpers was sentenced to three years in prison for conspiracy and promoting in- terstate trafficking; Gary Ring, 26, Harpers Ferry, was sentenced to years on conspiracy charges; John R. McGee, of l.a burg, Va received a six-year sentence for manufact g PCP; and Billie Jean Buckle'], alsd of Leesburg-, received a five year sentence, but will be placed on proba- tion within 90 days. Three other persons are to he sentenced later, and police are still seeking another suspected of being involved in the drug ring operating out of Harpers Ferry. AVE 33% ON PORTRAITS (8.95 special offer) NOW 5.95 three 5x7's, twelve wallets Present tO photographer at time of s~ng 95' d~! appbed to podrail porch ~age f~m ~ pose on cvstocr~t p~e-se~cte0 backgmu~xJ (b4ue old masters Or seer.c) Lirmt one speoal pet S~ =' $,1 for each adda~l s~ect Additional portrait seh~ct~ns at re~gutaf retad Mamh 2, 1985 Piano pupils from the class of Mary A. Williams, Route I, Kearneysville, have registered as candidates for membership in the National Fraterni- ty of Student Musicians, sponsored by the National Guild of Piano Teachers of the American College of Musicians, of which Ms. Williams is a member. Among thos entering are Danielle Zimbro, of Ke rneysville, Laura and Hank Grim, Martinsburg, Christy Jackson, Summit Point, Katie and Col- leen McGovern, Leesburg, Va and Alice Smith of Harpers Ferry. They'll play in the national auditions at Northern Virginia Community Col- lege, in Sterling, Va. Each successful entrant will he certified, given a gold or bronze pin and a year's member- ship in the fraternity of student musicians. Other teachers entering pupils under the chairmanship of Ms. Williams are: Mrs. Arnold, Leesburg, Mrs. Dore, Haymarket, Va Ms. Kingsbury, Sterling Park, Ms. Hare, Purcellville, Va Ms. Stine, Herndon, Va and Ms. Wortman, Ashbttrn, Va. These teachers are entering a total of more than 100 students to be judg- ed by Jeannine B. Case, Crofton, Md May 22, 23, 24 an 25. JCPenney Town, W Va Houas: Fdday 9 to 12; = Saturday 9 to 12; 1 to 56 tO Vo-Tech School Is Subject For Kiwanias SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Vocational education and its role in the overall educational picture in both the nation and West Virginia's Eastern Panhan- dle will be in the spotlight Wednesday night March 6 at the weekly dinner meeting of the Shepherdstown Kiwanis Club. Dr. Charles I. Rhodes, director of the James Rumsey Vocational- Technical Center in Hedgesville, will discuss the national role of vocational education, its place in the Eastern- Panhandle and the courses and ser- vices offered by his Center. The meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. at Henry's Country Inn. LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING MARCH 7 "Are there foods I should avoid if I breastfeed my baby?" This and many other questions will he answered with the latest medical research and per- sonal experience at the La Leche League, Thursday, March 7 at the home of Barbara Shaffer in rdstown. The discussion will in- clude suggestions about nutrition for nursing mothers and their families, as well as information about weaning the breastfed baby. For further informa- tion, call 876-3589, (formerly Country Palace) Route 34@ South Now Open on Thursday Nights Came Out and Take Advantage of our Thursday Night Spedals: Mixed Drinks Sl Beer 75' DANCE TO LIVE BANDS Friday. March ! st: "WETWOOD" Saturday, March' 2nd: "WETWOOD" Sunday, March 3rd: "TRAP-EZE" A ~-- A v v v Chianti's Gift To You Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 1 1. will be STEVE WARNER SINGING AND STRUMMING Folk, Blue Grass and Country. Winter Spoclals this week are: Ch~ken Breast Tarragon Quiche Lorraine New York Strip Steak Crab Virginia PASTAS are noighborhood specials all week: Vegetariaru Jsl'roorn Sauce $5.50 - Sauce S5.95 Goum t Mundd &i week: w Brie, Sour Ceres Champagne Brunch Sunday at 1 Remember to make early reservations for Paurs conversational French table. Sunday at 6" Mooday. Tuesday & Thursday. Beer & Backgammon Speda/s. p/us our own Bolivar Cheers. cider & spirits, all week. Join us Wednesday evening for Dynasty, as well as our Cummuter Happy Hour f~7) and Chef's N/the Out Soup & Sa/ad. Visit our fine "'wine tank "" at Chanty's. 1270 W. Washington Street, Harpers FerryF= olivar 304/535-6862