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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE --- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1985 Evangelist "Happiness" Film i have finally got this column in the typewriter, it is raining outside, the Church At Calvary Assembly weather, that is, not the column. Some of the first snowbirds have evangelist Tom A fdm, Happiness Is A Choice, will returned to BRAcres from their be the featured speakerbe shown Sunday, March 3, at 7 p.m Florida sojourn -Bettie and Cal 3, at the Bolivar Int. at the Calvary Assembly of God LaMotte. The couple said their two- located Church in Hanson. week trip was most interesting and fun to the KOA Kampgrounds The film features Drs. Paul Meier & even tho the weather at times was a Ferry. The pastor, Frank Minirth, two Christian bit too cold for comfort. At least they invites the public to psychiatrists, Jane Eareckson-Tada, brought some nice weather home with in the morning Beverly LaHaye and Don Baker,them. From the LaMotte's travels, it services, scheduled at 11 pastor and author, sounded like Old Home Week of Blue 17 p.m. Happiness Is A Choice speaks out Ridge Acres folks in Florida. Cal and has been active in clearly on the hope, joy and fulfillment. Bettie said they particularly enjoyed t for fourteen years, available through a Christian their visit with Ruthie and Bill "van r inmate himself, T~ Kelley relationship. Vleck and Edna and John Nelson, all a total of ten years of whom sent best regards to their crimes While in rand be planned to spend a lot of time friends here on the reservation. I found Christ through with sons Chuck and Mike in the East think Cal and Bettie also have a New Testament placed by Virginia area. Mad a great opporttzm- relatives in the Sunshine State. Bettie in his cell. ty for Jim to have a long visit, that is said it felt like they had eaten their Evangelist Kelley when the three guys aren't busy work- way thru Florida, but enjoyed every to inmates in the largest ing. At any rate, hack to Mary Brown- minute of it. Both Cal and Bettie are in America, in- ing. Wednesday is often Grandparent ready to pitch in and centinue their San Quenton, Joliet Day at the Brov,TAngs. Last week when work for the Blue Ridge Mountain He has shared young Christopher came to visit and Country Club and Blue Ridge Acres in many schools and Grandmother Ruby was not there, be Civic Association. and is also a regularly wanted to know ff his bedtime could be Last Monday our resident female for the Gideons and moved back to 9:30 since only the cardinal put on a great floor show for 3usinessmen. For fur- "menfolks" were there. Violet Jenkins and me. I have men- directiens you may . Suzette Craun was down to our tioned before that Mama Cardinal house last week and Russ and I sat loves to preen on the sideview mirror around yakking about one thing and of our car. Monday she discovered that RIDGE ACRES another. Suzette is most interesting- Violet's car had a right-hand sideview she loves all animals especially wild mirror-ours doesn't. The cardinal was Faith 8. Cone ones and takes care of aU the wound- fascinated with the fact that this mor- 725-5488 edinbeneighbo ood Love ber story ror was a magnifying glass and she of rescuing a chipmunk from a dog and just couldn't understand it. She flew to this: Spring is out thre putting the wounded animal in a cage that gray car, preened in the mirror, to come to visit. The with a rabbit that she was raising, climbed up on top of the mirror and t friendlier to us and to each Rather than dying as she had expected practically stood on her head to see .b had a pair or so of bluebirds it to, the chipmunk recovered; it herself from there - over and over inspecting the bluebird became a great friend of the rabbit again. It was really fun to watch that that Russ has put the bat- and the two lived happily for several cardinal. Unfortunately, as usual, her Wish we had a second years in the big cage. Whenever primping resulted in our having to get a whole cam- Suzette would try to capture the chip- wash the side of the ear That gal is not bluebirds in residence munk to release him from the cage, he housebroken. of oncoming spring is the would hide under the rabbit who would Don't know if there was any connec- Ihe dove and a visit from our menacingly thump his hack leg. tion with the weather or not, but the Yippie! I have a problem - in an effort to warm Sunday brought Martin Myers Mar-, Browning the make sure that I am still not writing to the Board of Directors sans had been keeping busy last years date, 1984, IfindthatIoRen beard. My, did he ever look good! .'Ruby was vacationing on a think this is 1986 - don't know what I Hope we see a lot of new faces as the Ruby that is. I won't think happened to 1985. Oh well. weather warms up. Nuff for today to talk to her before this If I try to start a column early so Faithfully )ress so you'll have to that I don't hhve to get up in the mid- " " :week for vacation notes die of the night to write it, so much games. From the goes on that the column sounds most KEARN EYSVILLE jerky. I started this one on Friday talk- Mrs. Wallace Welsh it would appear that ing about a non-existent Spring - so are having the time ofwhat happens? Saturday and Sunday Dial 876-6845 on their Hawaiian cruise, the temperature goes into the high [ be back today, but this seventies and out pops a yellow crocus Welcome to the community Mr. and by that time. in our yard. Other people have snow Mrs. Larry HeR and daughters, who to Jim Pinson. Unders-drops as well, I understand. Now that formerly resided in Shepherdstown. ll I I I I I llD I iii I ilil I ill Ill ll Ill Iil I lil I i! Legislative Report Del. John Overington Hotline Numbers For Your Convenience Listed below I have included toll-free numbers for your convenience. These numbers deal with state agencies and programs that affect West Virginians. To reach me 0# the Stme Capitol, C.II toll-tree 1-1100-4M2-8 50 or I- -3138 Office hour, in Shopherdstown rmturdm/: Delegate John Overington or a representative will be available to meet with constitutents at the Shepherdstown Town Hall each Saturday from 10:00 a.m+ until noon. You are invited to stop by and share your views or concerns. He can also be reached by calling 876-6198 in Jefferson County or 274-1791 in Berkeley County. NV Commission on - Senior Advocate Program 1-800-642-3617 Beverage Control Co~m.taslon 1-800-642-8208 Safety Hot line 1-800-424-9393 NV Department of 1-800-642-9056 llllllllll I I I I I I I I I i I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I ! I I I I I I I WV Library Commission, Blind & Handicapped Division 1-800-642-8674 WV Dept. of Vocaclonal Rehabillcaclon - nfo. & referral. Z-800-642-8207 Civic Center Ticket Office ~, 1-800-223-7469 Newspapers 1-800-642-8263 Abuae aocline 1-800-552-6513 Product Safe~y 1-800-638-2272 Control b Im~unizatlon - ~7 Preventaclve Services 1-800-642-3634 WV Dept. of- Parent Action Line/Speclal Educaclon~l-8OO-642-8541 | Planning and Maternity Services - ~i Dept. of aealth 1-800-642-8522 D S~amps - WV Dept. of Human Services 1-800-642-8589 and Energy Office, GOECD 1-800-642-9012 l Moun~ aineer Program 1-80(Y-6-~-06~ 's Dis~ric~ Offices | Martlnsburg 1-800- 352-8901 | ee ~ Weirton 1-800-852-6910 Welch 1-800-642-5876 | WV Dept. of - Family PLinning & Maternity Service8 1-800-642-8522 | Dept of . 1-800-642-9292 l 9 ~ee* *o eeee*eo e ~**oee~e*~o ~ ooe ~e e~ Development Fund 1-800-642-8640 | Discrimination - HUD 1-800-424-8590 Servlcea, WV Dept. of Food Stamps Information/Clien~ Inquiries ~-800-642-8589 Medical Providers Billing T-formatlon 1-800-642-5607 WV Dept. of 1-800-642-9004 Information Life and Health 1-800-423-8000 Property and Casualty 1-800-221-4954 Advice - WV Bar Ass clarion " 1"800-642"5617 1 Services Flare ~ 1-&~0-642-8279 l Public Informat ou 1-800-642-8650 | Volunteers of West Virginia 1-800-642-2670 | Vehicles WV DepC of 1 800-642 9066 | m e e ~ o m e e I e e @ ~ e eD em esourcee, NV Depc. of | State Parks Reservation- - In-State 1-800-642-9058 i - Out-of-State 1-800-624-8632 Water Resources - Pollution & Waterway SpiL~l 1-800-642-3074 | Anonymous (Call Collect) . 348-2766 I o~ eoe me e eo Oee e ~ ~ O ~e~ J Co trol Cencer . . . 1-8C0-642- 625 Se:-~ice C,~ssi~u - UC~lties I-~3C-,%/:2-8~ | Hilla CrL is Line (af:. 4 p.m. aad weekends) 1-800-642-6540 1 ! p rcmnt l Persona lnco e Tax 1-800- 42-9016 | o o~ eeQeee ~ me ee~ eem.e e eeeee@, Bus~ness and Occupatio~l Tees 1 800-642 8698 | e e ~e e e~ oo ee e 4" ~" lt~tireme~t Ko~rd 1-8I~)-642-8509 1 Beneflcs 1-800-642-3520 | Rehab tlitation 1-800-~42-g~07 I :as for the D~velopmmta~ly Disabled 1-800-642-9205 | A eociecion - Advice 1-80C 2-5617 1 of Graduate Studi~ 1-800-642-2647 i ~e~eeeeeeee~*oe~ * eeee~ eeee*oet Anociatlon . 1-800--662-8251 l e ~ee~ ~eee~ee*eee e~oe~eee eee + ~* Services Plau Znc . 1-800-642-8279 I gatchers 1- 00-642-8275 I 1111141++1111111111111611 11111111111111111141*11111 +ation . I- >0-642- O91 1 + i+I e e e ~, l~e .+i o e ~ooe e ee+ e le co ~e + llllllllll Illlllllllllltlllllll J Congratulations to Larry and Mar- tha Crouse on the birth of their new son, Lawrence Abraham. The ~nd Annual Meeting of the West Virginia State Horticultural Society was held at James Rumsey Vo-Tech and they held their banquet .at the Sheraton M artinsburg Inn Per- sonnel, their spouses i~om Jefferson Orchards, Inc. attended. Mr. and Mrs. Ran Slonaker, Mr and Mrs. Wallace Welsh, Mr. and Mrs Calvin Will- ingham, Mr. and Mrs+ Terr~ Keesecker, Mr. and Mrs Allen Sisk, Phil Chandler, Harry Burcker. Mr. and Mrs Laird Marshall attended from Marshall's orchard. Callers of Mr and Mrs Harry Creamer were Mr and Mrs. Virgil Gentry and fatally, Upper Marlboro, Md and Mr. and Mrs. Dave Rickard and family, Purcellville, Va Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Mason and'family, Inwood. The Women of the Presbyterian Church will meet at the home of Mrs. Rena Marshall on Thursday evening beginning at 7: 30 p.m. Mrs. Edith Thomas spent seweral days last week with her sister and brother-in-law, Sterling and Sally In- gram, Ft. Royal, Va. A group from the Grace United Church of Christ went to visit the residents of Homewond Retirement Center in Williamsport, Md. to hold the annual February birthday party. There were three ladies with February birthdays, Mrs. Belva Troxell 89, Mrs. Marie Kearn, 81, and Mary Hoff- master, 82. Assistant activity director, Marion James introduced Anna Mary Walsh who conducted a program by the young people. Participants were Beth Walsh, Julie Croson, John and Aimee Secrist, Cheryle Miller, Candy Kitchen, Nicole DeGrave and Katrina Bloomer. They performed several songs and each resident pre- sent was given a pink heart and those with special letters were given a special message and hug and kiss. Special music was presented by Dave and Rajean Secrist. Tbe three birth- day ladies were given a decorated cake and all the other guests were served cup-cakes, punch, chips, and mints. The Womens Guild gave gifts and corsages. Helping put on the celebration were Anna Mary Walsh, Virginia Potter, Karen Crowl, Pat Rockwell, Patt Welsh, Margie Johnston, Alice McCarty, Elsie Hamstead, Rita Williams, Katherine Croson, Virginia Willingham, Ethel Cox, Pare Miller, Dave and Re jean Secrist Brenda Baker was given a surprise Baby shower at Shoney's in Mar- tinsburg Saturday morning. She received lovely gifts from those pre- sent, Bessie Welsh, great- grandmother to be: Shirley Welsh and Patricia Baker, grandmothers to be: Molly Welsh, Regina Smallwood and son Chris; Patt Welsh and son James; Mike and LL~: Baker ~nd chfldran; Nancy Burkhart and daughters and Brenda's husband/Miles and daughter Emily. Saturday March 2 7:30 p.m. there will be a joint Presbyterian and Grace United Church of Christ men's breakfast and fellowship in the Educa- tional building of the latter. All men of the congregations of both churches are invited to come. It will end by 9:00 a.m. . mll, O. n e4/m e -- March 1 Holiday At Country Day School The Country Day School of Jeffeson County will have a school holiday on Friday, March 1, so that the faculty and staff can attend the annual con- ference of the National Association of Independent Schools. The three-day NAIS Conference will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Headmaster and Mrs. Donald E. W. Niemann expect to participate in all three days of the conference, including the dinner meeting of the Elementary School Heads Association (ESHA), which will take place at the Potomac School, McLean, Virginia, on Thurs- day, February 28. Mrs. Cornelia S Niemann serves The Country Day School in her dual capacity of ad- mknAstra tive secretary and director of development. James L+ Stotler, the assistant head- master, and Mrs. Stotler will lead a group of 12 teachers and staff members to the conference. Several members of the Board of Directors will probably attend the NAIS meeting, including president Garrison Ellis and A. R. Hoxton, Jr the retired headmaster of Episcopal High School. The NAIS conference will feature sessions dealing with admissions, financial aid, management, minority problems, public relations, and testing. The Country Day School will have to exist for five years before it can become a full member of NAIS. At the moment it subscribes to the NAIS "new school" services. Sunday march 3rd, oeginning at 5:00 p.m. there will be a covered dish sup- per at the Grace Church. Please bring your own place setting and covered dish. At 7:00 p.m. there will be an Old- Fashioned Hymn SLug with invited guests. This is in conjunction with the Easter season. Grace Church Will be holding Sunday evening worship each Sunday until Easter The Evergreen 4-H Club went skating for Valentines Day at the Skatery in Martinsburg. Members at- tending were Jimmy Russell, Katrina and Jeremy Bloomer, Nicole DeGrave, Amy McDonald, Genny Everhart, Rene Ford, Scan and Mar- nie Wasson, Clifton and Annette Led- ford, Julie Ingalls, Ben and Sarah Keller, Melissa Prettyman, with guests James Welsh and Danny DeGrave. Chaperones were their leader Patt Welsh, mothers Rebecca McDonald, Cathy Griffen, and Patty Ford. The club will meet Thursday, March 7, 7:00 p.m. in the social hall of the Grace United Church of Christ. The theme will be Western night. The program will be on "Put a Crimp in Rev. Hadden At Calvary Assembly 15 The Reverend Stephen M. Hadden, Assemblies of God missionary to the Caribbean, will be guest speaker Tues- day, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, Ranson, the Reverend William P. Reed, pastor, has announced. During the next four years, Mr. Had- den and his wife, Gale, plan to help evangelize and train posters in the Caribbean countries. Based in Jamaica, the Haddens will first work with .the IMPACT evangelism team. Under the Christian Training Network (CTN), they will also be ministering in five other Caribbean countries, such as Belize, Guyana, Bahamas and possibly Haiti and Netherlands An- tilles. The Haddens will be teaching graduate level courses for the Advanc- ed Ministers Training Institute (AMTI). For a number of years, Mr. Hadden has been involved in pastoral, - evangelistic, teaching and counseling ministry. He participated in mis- sion.ary evangelism on 3 trips to Jamaica. He has pastored churches in Michigan, Kansas, Minnesota, Arkan- sas, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. The public is invited to attend this special missions service. Crime." Schools will issue report cards on March 6th. The next parent-teacher conference will be Tuesday March 12, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at North Jefferson Elementary School. The teachers can- not stress the importance of these con- ferences, as they offer a great oppor- tunity for parents and teachers to discuss together the progress and development of their child. Thought of the Day: Closed doors are as strong a sign as opened ones. i NOTICE OF LOCAL ANNUAL ME ING rbe Lo(ol An.ool ~ing of the ~m~rs Southern States C~oporat|ve, Inc. served by: S.S. Charles Town Cooperative, Ronson, WV will be held at: S.S. Charles Town Cooperative, Ranson, WV ON Friday, March 1, 1985 at 5:00 p.m, Business Meeting at: By Order of the Board of Directors 7:00 Mr. Robert Fritz, Assistant Secretary IIII II I IIII II I II O O O of ay At O O O O ~ I elllllllllllll|lllllllll Illlllllllllllllllll|l II III IIIII I t 1 And We Have New Hours For Your , I I ' Sh ppi C . o ng onvenience , | TWO flOORS FOR T $A VINGSI 50-1bs. 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