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March 9, 1978

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4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1978 ii , PEOPL BANK OF CHARLES TOWN A GROWING BANK FOR A GROWING COMMUNITY JEFFEJS STUDENTS WITNESSED FORMAL ENROLLMENT BLACK LUNGT CAPITOL CEREMONY: Students from Jefferson High School touring Washington recently witnessed the formal enrollment of the Black Lung Benefits Act by Senator Jennings Randolph, author and manager of the black lung legislation, and Senator Robert C. Byrd, acting president pro tempore. Susan Knott, second from left, accompanied the group which included Vickie Glassford, Reese Clabough, Kevin Mason, Stephanie Lee, Stephanie Kopcik, Ellen Hilton, Teresa Lloyd, Kim Gruber, Warren Stewart, Cristie Orr, Michelle Walters, and David Meyers. Your Friendly Pet Supply Dealer PEOPLES SUPPLY IN C . Is ever expanding to meet your needs NEW Chatham Chunx 2/25 lb. $8.50 ON SPECIAL 50. Sunflower Seed   $11.95 REG. PRICE Sp. PRICE 2/20 lb. Little Friskies $15.20 $13.60 1/50 lb. Purina Dog Chow $11.75 $10.75 LES SUPPLY, INC. Charles Town, W. Va. TELEPHONE 725 - 8454 12th ANNUAL FREDERICK COUNTY FARM EQUIPMENT VEHICLE & TOOL SALE Frederick Fairgrounds Frederick, Maryland March 10 and 1 I, 1978 FRIDAY, MARCH lOth at 9:30 A.M. All day sale of used tools of all description, incl. shop, garden and fence, lawn equip., building supplies, dairy equipment, electrical supplies, elec. and gas engines, lum- ber, posts, old farm machinery, 500 good window sashes from Francis Scott Key Hotel, and related items. 'Note: Better small items will sell from the Poultry Bldg.' SALE ORDER: 9:30 - Junk; II - Better tools, g',rden and yard equip., antique farm equipment. SATURDAY, MARCH 1 lth at 9:30 A.M. All the better farm equipment such as tractors, plows, hay equip., wagons, ground equip., better lawn and garden equipment, scrapers, elevators, manure spreaders, com- bines, corn pickers, corn planters, fertilizer equip., new power tools, cars, pickups, trucks, vans, dumps, boats. SPECIAL MENTION OF ITEMS 2 J. D. 3010 Diesels, Int. 656 Hydrostatic Diesel tractor, 1976 N. I. Uni-system with diesel turbo engine, A-C cab 717 grain combine with 13' grain table variable cylinder drive, and 731 4 row stripper bar corn head used I season, Ford tractors, 10 - 14 HP lawn tractors, Int. H, M, C, and B tractors, Oliver tractor with loader, N. H. 818 SP field harvester, Grove S unloading wagon, large and small balers, 2 and 4 row corn planters, 1973 GMC tandem truck with 22" Omaha grain cattle bed, there will be about 50 vehicles; 14' and 16' boats and trailers, 3 axle goose neck flat trailer, tilt and tagalong machine trailers, vans, K. Gilbert with 100 pieces of new shop tools such as air compressors, Ind. hack saw, Radex saws, chain hoists, 2 HP 3" Cent. pump, fans, hammers, wrenches, heaters, etc. Sale consignments taken up thru Friday. Get your items in from March 6 until March 10, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. Early consigned items will get the best locations. SALE ORDER: 9:30- Good farm equip,; 12 noon l tractors, vehicles, new tools, followed by more farm equipment. TERMS: CASH-CHECK on day of sale. Not responsible for accidents. Number system will be used. SALE SITE PHONE: 301-694-8404 Mehrle N. Wachter and James G, Trout.Sale Managers Trout, Mullendore, Cochran,. Baker, Jacobs and Ruby- Auctioneers Wachter and Lease-Clerks Lunch Available March 9-It - _._. _ __m KABLETOWN Mrs. Marianna Smallwood , -- ........ - .... Can't win for losing ! The snow storms and the aftermaths certainly curtail activities hence news is scarce. The Kabletown Church Memorial Fund has received gifts in memory of Dr. H. B. Langdon from Mr. M. L. Adams, Sr., Harry Lewis Langdon, Mr. and Mrs. Baker Penwell. James Bayer, student at West Virginia University, Morgan- town, spent the spring break with his father, Mr. D. D. Bayer, Jr. Mrs. Robert White and the Rev. Joanne Alexander, ac: companied by Robin Coates, Teresa Williams, Donna White and Vickie Pipes, attended on Saturday a workshop on Crop held in New Windsor, Md. Nelson White is suffering from a badly bruised knee as the result of an accident while at work for the Loudoun County Trucking Co. garage, when he accidentally struck his knee with a hammer. The young 'folks, namely Vickie, Sandra, Donna and Pamela Pipes and Jeffery Seal, have recovered from their illness, which was diagnosed as the Russian flu. Mr. and Mrs. Charl Saylor visited Saturday, his mother, Mrs. Anna Saylor, of Ladiesville, Md., and Mrs. Saylor's cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Myers, of Rocky Ridge, Md. We are glad to report that Mr. Bernard Knott, who submitted to surgery in the Hagerstown Hospital this winter, is getting along well and enters in some degree with the farm activities. We wish for him continued good luck. Mervin Roderick recently suffered effects of Bell's Palsy on the right side of the face. He returned the latter part of the week to the Maryland University Hospital for a consultation with the physicians attending him. Our prayers are with these two men for complete recovery. Mrs. Lewis Rissler has returned to her home after a visit in Phoenix, Arizona. She was joined by her mother, Mrs. Jessie Wilson, of Martinsburg, and her sister, Mrs. Jack Harper, of Mt. Holly Springs, Pa., going by plane to visit the latter's son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Heatherly. They all enjoyed the trip, the sightseeing, but Mrs. Wilson was especially delighted to see for the first time her third great- great-grandchild. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Clipp, their daughter Wendy, and son Danny, of Berryville, were visitors Saturday of the farmer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clipp. Our rural mail carrier reported Saturday he found two mail boxes out of 212 had the snow removed in order for him to make a delivery. Several persons who reside off the road meet at the local store awaiting his arrival. The Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil of Shenandale Charge brought the message Sunday to the churches on Central Circuit while the Rev. Joanne Alexander, local minister, visited the churches on Shenandale Charge. The Rev. Kvapil was dinner guest of Mrs. Clarence Smallwoed. Mrs. Virginia Lee Burdick of Elkins, contacted her father Mr. Howard Bush, early Sunday morning to notify him that her husband Walter, was stricke with a heart attack while bowling in Clarksburg on Saturday night. He was tran- sferred to a Clarksburg Hospital where he was placed in intensive care. As soon as he is able, he will be transferred to a hospital in Elkins. Gas price rise slower than in 1977. Jefferson Countians Generous Towards Operation Santa Harry Blackford, Counselor, Jefferson County Mental Health Service, and Mrs. H. H. Hunter, coordinators of Operation Santa Claus, the gift program for Weston State Hospital, express appreciation to the Jefferson County community for the ex- cellent response to the program this year. The following organizations are due special thanks for their participation: Harpers Ferry District Woman's Club, $15.00; Chapter S.P.E.O., $10.00; Kabletown Home Demon- stration Club, $20.00; Charles Town Woman's Club, $16.00; South Jefferson Ruritan Club, $25'.00; Shepherdstown Men's Club, $25.00; Harpers Ferry- Bolivar Lion's Club, $25.00; Wainwright Baptist Church, $10.00; WXVA Housewives League, $108.001 Leetown Church of the Brethren, $14.78, and Charles Town Duplicate Bridge Club, $50.00. Other organizations donating gifts include Walnut Grove Woman's Club; Jefferson County Homemakers Club and Cub Scout Pack 39. Also special thanks go to the large number of unlisted in- dividuals who supported this program with their gift packages and cash donations. Cash in the amount of $327.78 and gift-wrapped packages numbering 362 are the final figures of the project. Mr. Blackford who personally delivered the gifts to Weston reports that Jefferson County sent the highest number of any participating county which is provided in-patient care and treatment by Weston Hospital.' This includes Lewis County, the location of Weston hospital. Cathedral Window Guilting To Be Taught Cathedral Window quilting will be taught by Alice Newton of Patches Inc. on Wednesday, March 15, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, at the Jefferson County Com- munity Center, Route 9, near Bardane. There is no charge for this program sponsored by the WVU Cooperative Extension Service. If interested, please come and bring the following supplies: an I I GASOLINE ELECTRIC PLANT 5000 WATTS A.C. 3600 RPM FOR YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS BUY OR LEASE AN ENGINE DRIVEN SET. SIZES AVAILABLE FROM 2,000 WATT TO 600 KW. WINPOWER MFG CO. DISTRIBUTED By FARM AUTOMATION INC. -. D. LEE MORGAN PRES. PHONE 876-6273 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.VA. II I iron, a small ironing board, if possible, one third yard plain fabric for background, does not have to be white or off-white;  fabric scraps at least 5 inches square, pencil, ruler, needle, thread, scissors, carpenter's square or something else to make an accurate square. All fabrics should be pre-washed. Everyone is welcome. All programs and activities offered by the W. Va. University Cooperative Extension Service are available to all persons withour regard to race, color or national origin. If you have any questions, contact Judy Matlick, program assistant, WVU Cooperative Ext. Service by phoning 725-6571. I BILLIE SHACKLEFORD ALSO HONOR STUDENT The name of Billie Shackleford of Shepherdstown, was inad- vertently omitted from the honor roll list releasel last week by the Shepherdstown Junior High School for the third six weeks of the current school term. Billie was one of 27 students in the 7th grade who finished the current school term with a "B" or better average. FOR RESPONSIVE... EFFECTIVE... EFFECIENT... COUNTY GOVT. James L. Louthan Democratic Candidate For County Commissior Pal. Ad By Candidate March 9- I-T SHENANDOAH TREE SERVICE Now Is The Time For Spring Cleaning Let Us Trim Your Trees;' Shrubbery, or Rake Your Lawn l FREE ESTIMA TES Shenendoah Tree Service Charles Town, W.Va. -- Phone: After 2 p.m. Removing... Topping... Bracing March 9- 2T Cavity Work .... PUDLIC SALE of FINE DAIRY coWS MELVIN KOLB, INC. MONTHLY HOLSTEIN AUCTION THURSDAY, MARCH 16, at 12:00 P.M. At my Maryland Farm located one-halt Woodsboro, on Route 550, Frederick County. 125 TOP CHOICE HOLSTEINS 12S REGISTERED GRADES SPECIAL MENTION: One trailer load of cows fancy cows picked from one big top herd. One trailer load of young cows and he County and Cook County, Wisconsin. One trailer load of top fresh and ( One trailer load of fancy New York A load of real top ones from think we will have a small herd of nice during the year. Farmers, we have a nice selection of cows this Sale. Mostly fresh or close to freshening. these will be fancy Purebreds, some cla: D.H.I.A. records. Robert Mullendore-Auc tioneer Marvin A. Eshleman-Pedigrees Mehrle N. Wachter-Clerk Home Farm  621 Willow Road Lancaster, Pa. 17601 717-393-7459 * PRIVATE SALES DAILY AT March 9-1t Forget about costly electric power interruptions ! Lease a portable Winpower tractor.driven alternator. Emer power from your tractor PTO for feeding system, lights, water pumps, other needs. 6 Sizes, up to 1 World's largest manufacturer of tractor driver g Reliability proved by thousands of progressive farmers. Exclusive static excitation system provides superior starting ability. See Wtnpower before you buy! Do you now own an alternator, if so, have you tested lately, if not, do so at once and if you have any call us for service. DISTRIBUTED BY Farm Automation '"" p D. Lee Morgan, Pres. 876-6273 Shepherdstown, W.Va.