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The Summit Point Methodist Church has a new 50-star American Flag as a result of the generosity of the Veterans or Foreign Wars Post No. 3522 of Charles Town. In the above picture Leroy Ware, former Commander of the Post is shown (left) presenting the Flag on March 3, to Mrs Robert L. Light, a member of the Woman's Society of the Christian Service of the Summit Point Church. i , II I I -- Mr. James E. Saville, Jr. and Miss Margaret Saville, son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Saville, 310 South Mildred Street were named to the Dean's List at West Virginia. University for the first semester. Mrs. C. N. Dorsey returned to her home Wednesday night, after being a patient i~ the Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottes- ville, Virginia, where she under went ear surgery on Monday. Mrs. John L. Miller of Shepherdstown and Mrs. Evelyn Grant accompani ed Mrs. Dorsey to Charlottesville, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Glaize spent last weekend in Cherry Hill New Jersey, visiting their son and daughter-in-law, Capt. and Mrs. Samuel Glaize. Capt. Glaize will leave this month for over seas duty. Mr and Mrs. Ronald Lynwood Lee, 'South Lawrence Street, Cha rles Town are the proud parents of a daughter, Phyllis Lorraine, on March 3, in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Lee is the former Miss Anne Marie Kil- met, Mrs. Alice Hine and Mrs. Mar- garet Ennis have returned from Florida where they visited relati- ves and Mrs. Naomi McCluskey at her home at Port Charlotte. Miss Patsy Grant a student at West Virginia University spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Grant. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Fleming and Mr. and Mrs. Guy H. Miller spent Saturday in Baltimore, Md. attending the wedding and re- ception of Miss Eileen Ganley and Nelson Weller. Mrs. S. C. Giassford, Summit Point is a patient' in the Charles Town General Hospital with pneu monia. DAUGHTER BORN TO RONALD ZOMBRO Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Zom- bro, of Winchester, Va., are the parents of a baby daughter, Kim- berly Dawn, born Thursday morn ing, March 3, in Winchester Mere orial Hospital. Both the mother the former Miss Linda Lee Whitt ington and the daughter, which weighed in at six pounds and 13 ounces, are doing fine. Mrs. Zom- bro is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Whittington, North Mildred street, Ranson. Pvt. Larry E. Talley I Spent Furlough With Parents At Bakerton PVT. LARRY E. TALLEY ~rr~: E, ~Tal. ley,,son of Mr. and Mrs. Hunter TaIley, of Bakerton, W. Va., having just completed eight weeks of basic training at Fort Gordon, Georgia, spent a 14-day furlough at the home of his parents. Pvt. Talley is a graduate of Harpers Ferry High School, the Class of 1963. Upon returning to military duty, Private Tal[ey will be sent to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where he will undergo special training in the combat engineers. Miss Risshr Has Highest Academic Mark Of Any Shepherd Student Miss Jane Rissler, Route 2, Charles Town, has been named the Shepherd COllege student AND YOU'LL FIND IT SO EASY AND SELECTIONS SO LARGE AT IN CHARLES TOWN EASTER SUNDAY Is APRIL 10 BUY THAT NEW DRESS, COAT OR SUIT At LEGGETr'S I{IGHT NOW THREE WAYS TO SHOP: CASH - CHARGE - LAY-A-WAY HURRY NOW TO ---- | Announce Engagement Miss Barbara Ott To Pvt. Gary B. Wolford Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Ott, of Ranson, announced this week the engagement of their daughter Barbara to Private Gary B. Wol- ford of Buckhannon, W. Va., who is now serving in the U. S. Army. No date has been set for the wedding. Shenandoah Junction Youth Named Junior Member Hereford Assn. Kansas City, Missouri, Febru- ary 15, 1966 . (Special) Bernard Lee Snyder, Shenandoah Junction has been named to junior mem- bership in the American Here- ford Association, the world's larg est purebred registry organization with headquarters in Kansas City Missouri. Eighty.three junior Hereford breeders were placed on the Asso ciation's official roster during January. The Association main. rains active accounts for more than 60,000 breeders of registered Herefords over the nation. Raymond Funkhouser Named To Honor Roll At The Hill School Raymond Joseph Funkhouser has recently been named to The Honor Roll at The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in rec-i ognition of his high scholastic achievement during the past few weeks. Raymond Funkhouser is the son of Mr. and Mrs, Justin Funk. houser of Charles Town, Ray is a member of the class of 1969. with the highest academic stand- ing in the Fall semester. Miss Rissler, a senior, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rissler. She is a graduate of Charles Town High School. A science major who plans to teach, Miss Rissler is a McMurran Scholar, the highest academic a. Citizen Of Month MI~S PAMELA K. SNYDER The Gordon Eismon Chapter of the National Honor Society of Charles Town High School has announced that Miss Pamela K. Snyder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Snyder has been ele- cted Citizon of the Month for January. Pam, a junior, is a member of the Student Council and of the Thespians. She is a Past Worthy Advisor of Charles Town Assembly, Order of Rainbow for Girls. She has also served as a volunteer worker at the Civic Center and at the hospital. A member of the Asbury Meth odist Church, she is active in the Senior Methodist Youth Fellow- ship. For her school and community activities, Pam is now eligible for the Citizen of the Year award. ed to attend and they will be introduced to the group. All mem bers of the Democratic Associat- ion are urged and invited to att- end this meeting and to bring along prospective members. Refreshments will be served following the meeting,-according to William W. Whittington, pres- ident. Ministerial Association To Take Census In Charles Town, Ranson ward at Shepherd. The churches of the South Jeff She was named Outstanding erson County Ministerial Associat Freshman in 1963, Turner Hall ion are planning a religious cen- Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jar. sey, and California. The following studentsare from this section: UPPER TEN Jane Rissler, 4.000, Charles Town; Katherine Hoogland, 3.938; Martinsburg, Chert Carter, 3.882; Shepherdstown; Sue Ann Delau- ney, 3.882, Sharpsburg, Md., Judi- th Butler, 3.824, Martinsburg; Rob ert Cianelli, 3.824, Hagerstown, Md.; Arlene O. Young, 3.824; Berkeley Springs; Margie Young, 3:824; Williamsport, Md. THOSE WITH 3.7 AVERAGE Lois M. Jenkins, Martinsburg; Lois Lowe, Shepherdstown. Those with a 3.6 average are: Sandra Frye, Martinsburg; Est- her Morrison, Shepherdstown. Linda Guesford, Judith Rob- inson and George Collis, all of Martinsburg have a 3.5 average; and Frank Ramsburg, Ranson; Barbara Maxwell, Martinsburg, Ruth Myers and John Hutzler of Martinsburg; Margaret Hamstead Kearneysville; Roger Anderson of Harpers Ferry and Jenelia Ship- ley of Shepherdstown, all have a 3.4 average Showing "a 3.2 average are: Jane Mullen, Charles Town, Rus- sell Edwards, Berryville, Vs.; Catherine J. Crawford, Martins- burg; Pamela Rockwell, Sleepy Creek and William Peters, of Williamsport. In the 3.2 average bracket are: Patricia Small, Martinsburg; James Rentch, Shepherdstown; Nancy Kerns, Berkeley Springs; Amy Largent, Berkeley Springs; Catherine Welty and Elaine Well er, both of Shenandoah Junction; Stephen Handzo, Shepherdstown; and Patricia Silver, of Inwood. Jefferson County Civic League To Have Banquet March 16 The membership of Jefferson County Civic League will pay special tribute to the 10th anni- versary of the founding of the organization Wednesday night, March 16, at 6:30 with a banquet in the Rib Room of the Turf Diner, it was announced this week by George A. Lewis, presi- dent of the League. Mr. Howard W. McKinney, ex- ecutive director of the State Hu- man Rights Commission of Char- leston, W. Va., will be the prin. cipal speaker on the program. The public is invited to attend and tickets are now on sale at $3 each. They may be purchased Dormitory secretary 1964, Beta sus in Charles Town, Ranson, and from James N Nickens on or be- Iota Omicron secretary 1964, Kap. adjacent areas on the Sunday fore March 11," or by call ing 725- pa Delta Pi and Student Senate after Easter, April 17. The pur- 7794. member 1965. ltospflai Administrator Will Speak To Mental Health Group Monday Mr. Harry Harner, admini- strator of the Charles Town Gen- eral Hospital, will be the guest speaker for the monthly meeting of the Jefferson County Mental Health Association to be held at the Hilleary House, on South George street, Charles Town, Monday, March 14, at 8 p. m. The public is invited and urged to be present and hear of future plans for the Charles Town Hos- pital. "Joy Now And Pleasures For Evermore" Sermon For Presbyterian Church The sermon topic at the Char- les Town Presbyterian Church for Sunday, March 13, will be "Joy Now and Pleasures For Evermore." The service will be at 11:00 A. M. and the sermon will be preached by the minister, Carlyle A. McDonald. This will be the concluding sermon in the series on "Highways To Happi- ness." Ranson Police Chief Resigns To Accept Work In Washington Ranson's Police Chief, John Writt, tendered his resignation Monday night, to the Ranson City Council, effective as of March 15. He told Council he plans to join the Police Department in Washington, D. C. Writt is a veteran of four years on the Ranson Police Depart- ment. County Democratic Association To Meet In Harpers Ferry The next meeting of the Jeff- erson County Democratic Associ. ation will be held in the Harpers Ferry High gymnasium Tuesday, March 15, at 7:30 p. m. with Thornton Wilt, Jefferson Cou- nty's delegate to the West Vir- ginia legislature as the principal speaker. He will discuss the act- ivities of the recent session of the legislature following a bus- iness meeting of the association. All candidates for office in the May 10 Primary election are invit- pose of the census is to locate as many church members as possible WsVRA Welt,, Is Now with emphasis on meeting faro-tmu ~jl. w$ ~, tiles who have moved here but'/= n ~ ~ . are not known by the churches. ~na|e ~0rres~0naen~ The Ministerial Association first " = hoped to survey the entire county ~F ~|~& A J......&,, but when this did not receive IV/J~IilI'~M~I, OI~ sufficient support, the ministers Th .... ~'.--, .... -- ........ of local churches decided to. :,y., ..... z~,~ cu~puzment undertake a local census. Ranson mr ~msnews~i aper is mr. wayne has been surveyed twice in the W~_ _... _.o ...y s ddress is Route .,~., .....................1--, harpers Ferry His telephone been a religious census in Charles ... ~z- Is t~-a-z~'~. ~ar. we~ty m ..... ~ ........ - .... ,.. t^n ..ear~ wi~z oe glad to have any personal ........ fPP; .... "~v'Y ~ ~ ~ news" items for the paper and he ,~. ~,, ...__. . ,~ asks the cooperation of everyone I1 b denrs in the Engle neighborhood in " order'to make his colurnn a read ~An~An,~ ~^-,,,'. I|.& able and newsy one. He will also JIl~pIIl~lU uZ:OII b i.4:~l accept subscriptions ~ and photo- Are From This Section Thirty.five of the 77 students who have been named to the Dean's list at Shepherd College for the first semester, are from this immediate section. Dr. A. G. Slonaker, academic dean, said in releasing the list, that it includes only those stu- dents carrying 16 hours or more, or who are in the Professional Block and have an, average of 3.200 or better. These top-ranking students in Shepherd's ll00-plus student body represent seven states, with 40 of the group coming from West Virginia, 24 from Maryland, and the others from Virginia, graphs any one might have. We welcome Mr. we!ty to our:large list of county correspondents aRd hope "that this stay will be a long one with us. Miss Lillian Myers Dr. de Bordenave To Be Guest Speaker For Zion Lenten Service March 16 Guest preacher for the third noonday Lenten services at Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town on Wednesday, March 16, will be the Rev. Ernest Auguste de Bordenave, D. D. Dr. de Bord- enave is Rector of Emmanuel Church, Middleburg, and the Church of Our Redeemer, Aldie, Virginia. These services, which begin at 12:05 p. m. each Wednesday of Lent, are open to all persons in the community. Following pray. ers and the singing of familiar hymns, led by an interdenominat. tonal volunteer men's choir, a guest preacher of note delivers a sermon. A luncheon of modest cost is served in the Parish House immediately following the ser- vice for those attending the ser- vice. Dr de Bordenave, a native of Franklin, Virginia, was educated at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and William and Mary. He receiv- ed the Bachelor of Divinity de- gree from the Virginia Theologi- cal Seminary in 1936 and the Doctor of Divinity degree in 1956 tiful covered dinner was served. Roy reminded the club about scrap paper collection and other items of business were discussed. A film "Allegheny Scenes," was shown. This was a beauiful color film with some pictures of the Jefferson County area. Five members attended the zone meeting of Ruritan at Pike- side last week. The club agreed to work hard to promote the Bloodmobile visit in June. Mrs. James Jamison and chil- dren have returned home after having spent some time with her parents in Oxen Hill, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Jamison are the parents of a daughter, Deborah Jane," who was born in Washington. Mr. Robert Cross has been ill at his home for the past three weeks. Mr. Cross who is em- ployed by Mack Truck in Hagers- town hopes to be able to return to his work Monday. Much sympathy is extended the family of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lee Housden who lost their baby last week. Pat Blair Campbell left Wed- nesday for Fort Ord, Calif., where he will be stationed. He had been spending a ten-day furlough with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sloat and mother anad stepfa- ther, Mr. and Mrs. John Egle in Shepherdstown. Little Bria~ Crady, son of the Rev. and Mrs'i Luther crady, is confined to his home with tonsilitis Mrs. Villiam Kave has accepted a Government positioh in Gaith- ersburg, Md. Mr. Kave is a guard at the same place and he andMrs. Kave commute to work. .Miss Mary Wilson Sager has been on the sick list and was in the hospital a few days last week. Birthday Party Miss Dana Hendricks celebrat- ed her eighth birthday Sunday af- ternoon at the home of her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Danny Hen- dricks. Those heJping her to cel- ebrate were Suzanne Myers, Cin. dy Hendricks, .Lou Ann Kave, Keith ,Kave, Jeff and Dougie Miller, Danny Magaha, Kim Ma- gaha, Karen Cr~dy, Jerry Glass- ford, Rose Anne Weister, Pam Weister, Marian Weister, Rebec- ca Harris0h, Kelly Bradley and Dana Hendricks. Refreshments of cup cakes, ice cream, pop, po- tato chips, mints and peanuts were served. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Miller and daughter, Robin, Miss Jo Ann St. Claire, of Martinsburg, Mr. Jasper Hill, Mrs. Clarence Wright and son, Wayne, were din- ner guests, Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Miller and sons, Jeff and Mike. Go To Church Sunday Musselman High School's Cheerleaders were selected as the best to perform at the Section 2, Class-A tournament staged last week in the Shepherd College gymnasium. And in the above picture they are shown with the trophy which they were presented for winning this honor. Members of the squad are: (left to fight)--Mary Thurston, Carole Butts, Juanita Chapman, Beverly Skinner and Barbara Mc- Donald. They are directed by Mrs~ Patricia Ring. (Photo through Courtesy Bob Serivener, Martinsburg Journal)" SPIRIT OF TEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 1966 Garden Club members of Charles Town met at the home of W. Paul Cain to complete plans for the West Virginia Garden convention, being held at the Greenbrier, March 27-29. The~ Ladies are thatching the roofs of Blue Bird houses made the Shepherdstown Vo-Ag students to be used on the tables, March 28, honoring Mrs. Fred Mauntel, President of Council of Garden Clubs, Washington~ Missouri. Left to right Kenneth Psillas, Mrs. Allen Marshall, Mrs. Archie Smith, Mrs. Strider Moler and Mrs. Charles Reininger. Heating, Air.Conditioning Display To Be Shown At Community Oil Plant Residents of Charles Town and Jefferson County will have the opportunity Friday to see the latest developments in heating and air-conditioning at the Com- munity Oil Company's plant on Euclid Avenue in Charles Town beginning at 9 a. m. as the re- sult of a visit to that plant of the VCR Model Air Conditioning Unit. The new Custom Mark II, Boiler, Circulaire Furnace and Tahitian Air Purifier will be in- cluded in the complete heating and air-conditioning show being sent to Charles Town by the Space Conditioning Company. The unit will be at the Com- munity Oil plant until afternoon. This is the first time a complete line of equipment of this type has been assembled for showing in this area. Anyone planning to build or remodel a home should see the latest in modern heating and air con( methods. Community Oil Company comes this opportunity of ing the people of this area latest in the modern, clean, nomical way to heat and air dition residential business industrial application. You welcome from 9:00 a. m. 10:00 p. m. Spirit-Advocate Gets 15 New Subscribers It is not unusual in any to have new subscribers to the Spirit of eate circulation list each but it is somewhat unusual you add as many as fifteen subscribers in one week and is the number which was to our circulation list this We are grateful and do ate these new subscribers hope that they will find newspaper both interesting informative. We welcome one of you to our growing of readers. Monday. Tuesday, Wednesday U annn t man (Experienced Operators Only) O VIRGINIA'S BEAUTY SHOP 118 N. Charles Street --- Phone 725-5414 Charles Town, West Va. IN a e, CHARLF TOWN someone could have it.. "pretty soft"... "Someone" could be you .. walk-wise anywayl Here two shoes by Miss Wonderful... of softest leathers you ever cozied into. And almost as weightless as outer space. Loafer-type styling fits in with Miss Wondertul'$ idea of the "Soft Life". $699 Advertised In MADEMOISELLE SEVENTEEN GLAMOUR