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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer&apos;s ADVOCATE 8 THURSDAY, MARCH 11,1982 Bridget Smith, Stephen Roth ! Married St. Peter's Church Stephen Joseph Roth ex- of honor. The bridesmaids changed wedding vows in a were: Mrs. Brent Hartlove, double ring ceremony on Miss TaNsy Sclmaf, Miss ' I ' Slepherdstown.Lutheranin the evening at St, Peter'Schurch in WeeSe,attendantsMiss AnnMiSSTennant.DanaAllFeaster' of the . SOCiAL-CLUB PERSONAL 7 a s °2o00e. wore gowns d ..€z..z...,€z...q,.,,, The candlelight ceremony garnet with fluted tops and ,..c.e,,, was performed by the Rev. LaVern Rassmussen and the Rev. John O'ConnelL Master Eric Wright, nephew of the bride, served as acolyte. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. John F. Smith of epherdstown. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. William K. Roth, Sr., of Charles Town. White gladiolas, sweetheart roses and baby's breath adorned the altar. Lighted candles lined tle aisles in groups of three. Pre<'eremony music, sung by Miss Mary Moisky, was: Time in a Bottle, One hand, One Heart, Eyes of Love and Climb Every Mountain. For music during the ceremony, the groom's father sang: A Mighty Fortress, Ave Maria and The LoIs Prayer. Mrs. Mary Ann Morgan ac- companied both soloists. Escorted to the altar by her brother-in-law, Kenneth Sechler, the bride wore a gown of chiffon over taffeta which featureda very fitted bodice of silk Venise lace and short lace sleeves. From the fitted waist, a flowing skirt of chiffon, edged in the same lace, formed the train. Her veil was a halo of shiffle embroidery and silk Venise lace with tiny seed pearls over the top. A sheer mantilla of silk illusion veiling fell to the floor completely edged in the same lace. To complete the silhouette, the bride wore long gloves edged in lace. She carried a bouquet of gardinias, sweetheart roses and baby's breath. The bride's something old was her grandmother's engagement ring and wedding band. Her something new was her gown, something borrowed was her sister's veil and something blue was the traditional garter. Mrs. Kenneth Sechler, sister gathered cap sleeves which gracefully fell off the shoulders. From a fitted waist an A-line skirt fell to the floor with a wide ruffle around the bottom which draped back to form a bustle. Each attendant carried a brandy snifter with a lighted candle surrounded by elegance carnation, purple statlce and baby's breath. In their hair they wore thesame kinds of flowers. Serving as best man was John League. The groomsmen were: Dr. William K. Roth Jr., and John F. Roth, brothers of the groom, Keith Kave, Danny Noland, Harvey Kercheval and George Whitehair Jr. For her daughters wedding, Mrs. Smith wore a pale pink, floor length gown, with a matching jacket trimmed in pink Venise lace, The groom's mother wore a two piece ensemble of pale blue satin, trimmed with silver and pearl braid. A reception was held im- mediately following the ceremony at Ferry Hill, catered by Mrs. Jill Sarnuels. Mrs. James Hawkins, sister of the groom, presided at the guest book. The bridal bouquet was caught by Miss Kelly Weese and the garter was caught by Bob Waiters. The bride is a senior student at Shepherd College and the groom is employed by Dixie Narco. Pre-nuptial parties included Kelly L. Holcombe, Scott Lowe To Wed Mr. and Mrs. Stanley W. Holcomhe of Union Bridge, announce the engagement of their daughter Kelly Lane, to Scott McGarry Lowe, son of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Lowe Jr. of Shepherdstown. Miss Holcombe is a 1978 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School, Union Bridge and will be graduated in June from Towson State University, She will begin graduate studies in the fall. Mr. Lowe is a 1976 graduate of Jefferson High School, enandoah Junction, and a 1980 graduate of Shepherd College, Shepherdstown. He is employed as general manager of Lows Products of epherdstown. A June wedding is being planned. an engagement party hosted by Ernest Ice. A Col, & Mrs. Strider miscellaneous shower given by Miss Kelly Weese, Miss Tammy Schaaf and Mrs. erry sechler. A linenshower given by Mrs. Tins Hartlove and Mrs. Jane Miller. The parents of the groom en- tertained the wedding party at a rehearsal dinner at Henry's Country Inn on the eve of the wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Roth will reside in epherdstown. Jefferson Homemakers Club Enjoys Varied Garden Program Commenting on the signs of Viands gave members Spring noticed along the way, "curiosity calendars," the members d the Jefferson Extension Homemakers Club gathered at the home of Elfrieda Trussell, ,who, with her co-hostess, Cora Foster, welcomed all on March 2. The 16 members and a guest, Mrs. Mary Wiltshire, with her adorable baby, were brought to attention by the president Ann Hammond. Mrs. Walter McDermitt read for devotions the 23rd Psalm and a poem "There Is No Time Like Spring" by Harold F. Mohn, closing with "An Irish lessing." Houseplants and hanging baskets was the lesson given by Cheryl Wilt. She explained some of the possible causes for common problems with potted plants. To discourage various posts on plants she suggested the use of a small piece of an animal flea" collar placed on the soft. Pamphlets giving instructions for making hanging baskets were cbtrihuted. Ann Hammond had available for these interested " of Life" packets. She alerted all to check storage collections to be returned next meeting. Elizabeth Mc- Dermitt gave a book report on "Rosunna of the Amish" by Joseph Yoder and +ettie Tmnlin reported on "Kathy" by Barbara Miller. Members will visit the Wright Denny C.E.C. Center on South Lawrence St. ay 9 a+m. March 16th. Crafts chairperson EUzabe McDermitt invited all to her home on April 13th to make rag dolls the class to begin at 10:30 a.m. with all materials furnished. The next meeting will be at the home of Bonnie Owens April 6. The Friendship gift was presented to Cora Foster. Upon the close of the meeting, games were con. ducted by Margie Johnston creating much laughter. Mark these dates: March 23 at 10 a.m. annual Planning Meeting, Community Center, bring a bag lunch. Council meeting in afternoon. Craft workshop March 30th,' 9:30 am. tL1 noon. Instructions on growing herbs and making poturri sachets will be given. Celebrate 40th Wedding Anniversary On Saturcy evening, the twenty-seventh of February, Colonel Nicholas S. Strider USA (Retired) and Mrs. Strider were guests of honor at a dinner at The Stonegate to celebrate their fortieth wedding anniversary. Host and hostesses for the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Strider Jr., Doctor and Mrs. David V. Strider, of Charlottesville, Virginia and Commander George G. Cornwell, Jr., US (Retired) and Mrs. Cornwell, of Alexandria, Virginia. After the dinner Colonel and Mrs. Strider were further entertained at their home, Brookland Farm, on Old Cave Road where they have recently moved following Colonel Strider's retirement. Distdct 6 Nurses Meeting On Monday District No. 6 of" the American Nurses Association will hold its March meeting at the Trinity United Methodist Church on West Martin Street in Martinsburg. Monday, March 15. There will be a covered dish supper at 6:30 a.m. The meat will be provided. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish and a fziend. The board of directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. The hminess meeting will start at 7:30 pan. All nurses are in- vited to attend. ,,rr,s A BOY" FOR MARK DAILEYS Mark and Catherine Dalley are pleased to announce the Miss Cornwell Is Engaged Commander George G. Cornwell, Jr. USN (Retired) and Mrs. Cornwell of Alexandria, Virginia an- nounce the engagement of their daughter, Alice Elizabeth to Mr. KiN Man. sfield Straus, of Gambler, Ohio. Miss Cornwell is a graduate of the Henrietta Barnett Junior School of London, St. Agnes School of Alexandria, Virginia and Kenyon College, Gambler, Ohio where she is new assistant to the Vice President for Development. Se is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Strider, St. and a niece of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Strider, Jr. and Colonel Nicholas S. Strider USA (Retired) and Mrs. Strider of Old Cave Road, Charles Town. Mr. Straus is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert David Straus of Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of St. John's School of Houston, Texas and Kenyon College, Ohio where he is now the assistant Director of Adhesion. A spring wedding is plan- ned. VFW Auxiliary To Hold Bake Sale Members .0f Jefferson Memorial Post No. 3522, Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will hold a bake sale Saturday March 27 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The se w be held at Browng Food market in the Charles Town Shopping Plaza. All items for sale will be home made and the proceeds from the sale will go to the Jef- ferson High Pop Singers to help defray their expenses On the trip to the Bahamas, ac- cording to Hilda Buhrman, hospital chairman. Hendricks-Anders Engagement Told !4 Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Hendricks of Shenandoah Junction announced the engagement of their daughter, Dana Louise, to Clayton A. Anders, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Anders, Jefferson Avenue, Charles Town. Miss Hendricks, a graduate of Jefferson High School and Shepherd College, received a degree in business administration. e is em- ployed by Fairchild Republic Company i Industrial Enginerring and is pursuing a Masters Degree at Ship- pensburg (Pa.) State College. Mr. Anders, a graduate of Charles Town High School and Shepherd College received his HOSPITAL AUXILIARY MAKES $4,000 PAYMENT ON PLEDGE _The above picture shows Mrs. Hugh Voress, president Jefferson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, making a payment of $4,000.00 on their pledge of $20,000.00 which they have made in the hospital's new addition fund drive. She is presenting the check to James Bryan, hospital ad- ministrator as Mrs. Nancy Morgan director of volunteer services for the hosvital and Auxiliary looks on. To help raise the remainder of the $15,000.00 they have committed themselves to give Auxiliary will be selling tickets to a private party to be held at a big "kickoff" event to be staged at the Charles Town Turf Club Thursday evening, March 25. Tickets to the party are available at $9.95 each which includes dinner. degree in physical education and also has a Masters 00useplants Hanging Baskets Shepherdstown- equivaliency from West Virginia University. He is d Clipp Club AAUW To Meet curently employed as a Topic For Wizar At Leeland teacher and coach at Boon- sboro High School, Boonsboro, Maryland. A July wedding is being planned. Shipley School To Usher In Spring By Releasing Balloons The C.W. Shipley Elementary School students will usher in Spring by launching over 360 helium filled balloons on Friday, March 19, at about 1:30 p.m. Each balloon will have a note from the student at- tached. The student whose baloon travels the greatest distance will receive a prize from the school. The note must be returned by the finder by mail before 3:00 p.m. on April 15. The contest is being spon- sored by the school and by McDonald's Restaurant of Charles Town. Houseplants and Hanging Baskets was the topic for the Wizard Clipp Extension Homemakers Club when it met on Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Paul Jefferson. Mrs. Jefferson led the devotions and she read as her scripture from Matthew 26, 6 thru 13 then gave a reading from the Upper Room, dosing with prayer. Mrs. Nellie McKee led the lesson on, "Houseplants and Hanging Baskets." Since spring is just around the corner, the members were given many good tips on the planting and care of bouseplants. She explained the difference between hging baskets and hanging containers. Today hanging plants have grown in popularity as homeowners are discovering their versatility and adaptability to many situations and conditions. More people are living in apartments or condominiums. Professionals concerned with interiorscapes as well as exte- rior landscapes utilize hanging baskets or planters to add interest and variation to an overall design as well as utilize the third dimension- height. She stressed the need to use good soil, proper watering provide sunlight and keep a healthy plant. Mrs. Larry Ring, president, presided. Routine reports were given and eight mem- bers answered to roll call. Student fund and friendship fund and a donation to Grist Mill were collected. The members voted to make their contribution to the Special Olympics. Mrs. Bertha Nicodemus gave a quickie book report on "Hobo on the way to Heaven," and Naomi Barrow gave a report on "Enough is as good as a Feast." Mrs. Barrow also gave a report on helping with the February Bloodmobile. Shepherdstown Bra Mrs. Ring passed out the American Association "Vial of Life," kits'and ex- University Women, will plained the purpose of thekits, its March meeting at hoping one would get into each the home of Miss home in the county. She Goldsborough, on March 15, $ reminded the members to 7:30 p.m. In keeping with make their selection for the year's theme, County Belle, so R could be Betty Burkholder in the office by May 1st. The Counselor for members voted to have a Lazy in Winchester, Virginia, BakeSaleat the next meeting, discuss "Preserving Announcements were made Money." for the workshop March 30th, Hostesses for the on growing Herbs, making Mary Clemison, Mary sachets and herb wreaths, to Browning, Charlotte be at the Bardane Community Center for program planning Simons. on March 16. The annual All women graduates ! planning meeting and council accredited colleges az meeting on March 23rd and umversities are invited to : the Spring Conference at this organization which has II Jackson Mills and the Spring its major goal the meeting on May 2th at the vancement of educa Bordane Community Center. opportunities for women. The April meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Marie Williams and Mrs. Holmes White will have the lesson on "What to do about high blood pressure." Mrs. Ring led the group in riddles, followed by delicious refreshments. VFW Auxiliary Has Monthly Meeting Members of Jefferson Memorial Post No. 3522, Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Charles Town Spring Fashion Wednesday, April Shannondale Another in the series fashion shows and sponsored by the County Garden be held Wednesday, April at 12 noon at the Club. The price for tickets year "ts $9.50 for the and fashion show. held their menthly meeting at be purchased from the Post Home with Rhonda Club members undf/vm Wole, president presiding. The members agreed to help March 9, with Bingo for the patients at the Baker V.A. Center and also to go to the Center on March 21 to help push V.A. patients to the Church Services. Refreshments were served after meeting. The next meeting will be at 7: 30 April 5, at the post home. cooperating store! Washington Speciality Judy's, Diamonds, and Nancy's Young This popular event designed to raise funds Garden Council projects. year, the money will be to beautify and entrance to the County Fairgrounds on Loetown Road. JEffERSON ROCKETTE MAJORETTE CORPS VISITED NURSING HOME Members of the Jefferson Rockette Majorette Corps, a new youth organization in the county, visited the Jeffersonian Manor Nursing and Convalescent Home in Charles Town recently and presented each resident of the home with a handmade Valentine, and Valentine Candy cups. The above picture' shows little Jennifer Lilla, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Lilla presen- ting one of the Valentines to a resident of the home. The group is under the direction and in- struction of Miss Loris Longerbeam, who'is sn to form a new class of majorette instructions. ( .... <H EIHERIToWN 'I Approved Restaurant Breakfast * Lunch * Dinner ii:i cabinets to make sure poison drugs or other substances are secure, also to read labels and llow directions to avoid ccidents. March is poison awareness month. Bettie Tomiln assisted with the Red Cross B]oodmobge sad members reported having phoned donors. Eleanor I I I II "| birth of their first son, Mat- inimn|nniia|nin|an|nniin|ni||| _Oq For Reservations : 304-876-2551 ': ..w..,..= JUS T ARRIVED! " Lob BEING FORMED 8:44 axn. Sunday March 7. He : : ,  m m m weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, • ve Maine ster joining a newly.formed saddle and was 20 inches long. He has club are invited to attend a one mister, Laura Catherine, meeting at Granny's Kitchen 23 months old. Matthew is the : " : s/V " onMonday, March lS at 7 p.m. eighth grandchild of MrS. : 00.0000jo00Roa enlson For further Information call Esther D. Hohle, of Charles : C " 723-7475everings. 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