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Prayer after which delicious re- A series of speeches and dis- County Schools instruction, and freshments were served by Kath- cussions focused around meeting the welcome address was given leen Viands and Hattie Campbell. the change in the organization and planning of school programs, highlighted the West Virginia Region II meeting of Elementary and Secondary Principals held Wednesday, March 1 at Shepherd College. The theme of the meeting was "The Role of the Principal in the Administration ,, of the Total School Program , and at the |or ning session six West Virginia ed ucators spoke on several phases of major importance relating to the role of the principal in the School program. Dr. James Moler, Coordinat6r of Field Services in Eastern West Virginia directed the program ar- rangements. After the resgistration invocat- ion was by the Rev. John B. Him- elrick, supervisor of Morgan " by Dr. A. G. Slonaker, Academic Dan at Shepherd College. The role of the grade s~chool principal was discussed by Ray- mond Sindy, principal of Moore- field Grade School. William J. Brown, princ!pal of Charles Town High School, discussed the role of the high school principal. The role of the supervisor was the subject of a talk by John Hi|el- rick, supervisor and director of Guidance in the Morgan county schools. Thomas H. Sites, princi- pal of Petersburg High School, spoke on the role of the principal in supervision. "In-Service Staff Training" was the topic discussed by E. M. Welshonce, assistant superintendent of Mineral Coun- ty schools. Another major topic and the final one considered in the morning session, "Classroom Visitations and Follow-Up Confer ence" was discussed by Granville Shirley, principal of Martinsburg Junior High School. After a luncheon in the Col- lege Cafeteria, the group recon- vened for a showing of the film ,N~ Bells Ring". An introduction wa~ p~:esented by cial;~ncd B~k State'Department of Education. Discussion of the film, participat ed in by the entire group, fol- Lowed its showing. The meeting came to a close with division meetings for the election of chairman for 1961-62. The meeting was well attended by principals and supervisors from the eight counties in Eas. tern West Virginia. Those attending from Jefferson County were: H. Richard Adams, principal of Wright Denny School in Charles Town; Carl Auvil, prin cipal of Harpers Ferry High; Wil- liam J. Brown, principal of Char- les Town High; Miss Lucille Hef- LOOK! Hundreds of Smart New Spr~ng and Summer Fabrics in the Homeland Custom T~loring Line for 1961. Let me show you how you .can dr~ iamuteul~tely--by making your selection FOR A SUIT, TOP COAT OR SPORTSWEAR from the Wide Variety of P~ttorns I a~n prepared to show you. All Gar- ments Individually Ta/lored to Your Exact Measurements a~d in The Model of Your Choice. A Perfect Fit is Guaranteed. We h~ve Worsted, ~Is, Dacron Worsteds, and Shetla~ds, G~ba~Une, Sheen Galma~ne, Dacron and Rayon, Dacron and Worsted, Tropical, Moha/r Tropicals, and 100% Imported Silk S~itings. Also Formal Weax for Men and Women. Come In At Your Convenience--Any Time. Also Vogue M~terial and I~tterns. See GEORGE and FLORENCE THOMPSON 116 SOUTH CHARLES STREET PHONE 623-R CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. .... FI ii L ~llllI IIIIL "i L - iii i~l I ~ I n i [ - . O n Senior Parents Club Itee! On Cherm Review; Other Plans Members of the Senior Parents Club of Charles Town High School met Monday night, Feb. 27 in the Canteeen to receive re- ports on progress being made on the Charm Revue to be held Ap- ril 14 at Charles Town Jufiior High School and to discuss other ~ome to Charles Town to crown ~he queen. The next meeting of the club ~v~ll be held Wednesday March K RHL:YSViLLE By M s. Elsie Ha|stead P. T. A. Pla~14 The play "Suppose It Hadn't Happened" will be presented at the March meeting of the P. T. A. March 14 at 7:30 P. M. The cast of characters includes narrator, Mrs. Harley Potter; the parents Mrs. Edwards, Madeline Put|an, Mrs. Fox, Juanita Anderson, Mrs. Duly, Elsie Ha|stead. The teach- ers, Mr, Charles, George Cox, Mrs. Baker, Agnes Whetzel, Miss Able Ethel Cox, Mrs. Baker, Agnes Whetzel, Miss Able, Ethel Cox. the meeting will be held at the school house. The public is cor- dially invited. . Church Services Worship Services at Grace E. & R. Church will he held at 9:30 A. M. Sunday morning with Sun- day Schol at 10:30. KCYF will meet at 6:30 p. m. At the Presbyterian Church Worship Services will be held at 9 a. m. with Sunday school at 10 Mrs. John Stanley spent several days last week with her son and daughter,m-law Mr. and Mrs. Hen MRS. MARY M. JOHNSON Mrs. Mary McKendree Johnson, widow of George W. Johnson, died at 2 o'clock Sunday, March 5, 1961 at the Charles Town General Hospital. She was bor~ Nov. 24, 1876 at Barboursville Cabel Co., W. Ca. the daughter of Major George and Irene McComas McKendree, pioneers of Cabel County. Mrs. Johnson was educated at the following schools: Bellewood Seminary, Morris Harvey College, Marshall College, West Virginia University and Columbia Univer- sity. Mrs. Johnson was active in the following organizations: Colonial Dames, D. A. R., U. D. C., Nation- al League of American Pen Wom- en, Congressional Club, the Worn an's National Democratic Club, Parkersburg Woman's Club, the West Virginia Society of Wash- ington, D. C., on the advisory corn mittee of the New York World's Fair, Daughters of 1812, Jefferson County Historical Society, Char- les T0,wn Woman's Club and an active. ~ worker at Zion Epis~opa! Church ifl Charles Town. * ..... Mrs. Johnson taught: at Mar- shall College for eight years. She was Regent of James Wood Chap- ter D. A. R. of Parkersburg ser- ving on the State and National i Comm~ttees; President of the W. ~Va. branch of the League of Am- erican Pen Women, serving as State Vice-President of this or- ganization; wrote features for var ious newspapers and magazines; first president of the P. T. A., Parkersburg; leader of several de partments of the Parkersburg Wolnan's Club; Active worker in Trinity Episcopal Church, Par- kersburg, including teaching Sun day School; very active in Demo- cratic circles; nominee for Short Term of Congress on the Demo- cratic ticket in 1930 from the Fourth Congressional District. She was the first W. Va. woman ever nominated in this state for a major office. The former Mary McKendree a. m. The auxiliary will meet at was married June 25, 1902 in Hun the church March 9 at 7:30 p. m. tington, W. Va. to George W. Johnson of Jefferson County. Mr. Johnson was a lawyer and later member of congress for six ry Stanley in Martinsburg. terms from the Fourth Congress- Mr: and Mrs. John McCarty and ional District. Mrs. William McCarty of Char-[ She is survived by a daughter les Town attended a birthday par lMrs. Martin P. Vorberg of Des- ty for David McCarty in Vienna, Va. on Saturday. David who is three years old is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul McCarty. Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Miller were Albert Mill er and Leighton and Maurrene II [ J I II ~ II l Il II r Moines, Iowa and a son George McKendree Johnson of Mt. Dora Florida. Also a granddaughter. Mrs. Alan W. Joslyn, Jr., Terrace Park, Ohio, daughter of Mrs. Vor berg and two great grandsons, David M. and Loe W. Joslyn. Services were held at Zion Epis copal Church Tuesday, March 7, 1961, at 3 p. m., the Rev. Temple Wheeler officiating. Interment was in Edge Hill Ceh~etery. It was requested that flowers be omitted and remembrances be sent to Zion Episcopal Church Memorial Fund. ross hOPKINS Miss Minnie Hopkins, a former resident of Charles Town died Wednesday morning at a Nursing Home in Coral Gable~, Fla. after a long illness. The deceased was born m the county, A~tgust 12, 1886, a daugh- ter of the late William and Sar- ah Ewing Hopkins. She was the last member of her immediata family. Only several nieces and nephews survive. Graveside services will be held Saturday morning at 11 in Edge Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Carlyle A. McDonald, pastor of the Char- les Town Presbyterian Church. The body will arrive at the Smith and Strider Funeral Home in Charles Town Friday evening. JAME8 H. KIRBY James Henry Kirby, 58, died un expectedly Tuesday at his home in Millville following a long ill- r~ess. He had been employed by Michigan Chemical Corp. h~ Mi!l- ville for 38 years. 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