Newspaper Archive of
Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
Charles Town, West Virginia
March 11, 1982     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
PAGE 10     (10 of 20 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
PAGE 10     (10 of 20 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
March 11, 1982

Newspaper Archive of Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2020. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.

10 NELLIE BREITBACH Mrs. Nellie Miller Breit- bach, 89, a native of Shepherdstown, died Monday, March 1 in Hyattsvilie, Md. A daughter of the late Robert and Fannie Lambert Miller, she was a 1913 graduate of Shepherd College and taught school in Berkeley County. She is survived by two sons, Harry F. and William R. Breitbach and three grand- children. Services were conducted in Hyattsville with burial in Arlington National Cemetery. MRS, MARY RBURNER Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at Summit Point United Methodist Church for Mrs. Mary Susan Burner, 67, of Summit Point, who died last Thursday at Winchester Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Charles Frum officiated, burial was in Green Kill Cemetery, Berryville. Arrangements were by the Enders Funeral Home of Berryville. The deceased was born September 16, 1914, in White Post, Va., a daughter of Charles F. and Eva Hodgson Copenhaver. Surviving are her husband, James W. Burner, one daughter Mrs. David (Josepiiine) Jenkins of Front Royal; four sons, David Burner of Winchester, Quenten Burner and Llewellyn Burner of Summit Point, and James Burner of Lebanon, Pa.; one brother, Hugh Copenhaver of Win- chester; seven grandchildren and two great.grandchildren. ELIZABETH WILLIAMS Mrs. Elizabeth Cowden Moore Williams, 75, of 210 East Congress Street, Charles Town, the Knott Nursing Home, died Sunday at Jef- ferson Memorial Hospital. Born February 19, 1907, in Charles Town, a daughter of the late Thomas R. Moore, Sr., and Mabel Cowden Moore, she was graduated from St. Hilda's Hall, Charles Town; Wilson College, Cham- bersburg, Pa.; and Rutgers University in New Jersey. Prior to her retirement she was associated with the Fairfax County Library in McLean, Vs. She was a member of Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town, and of the Jeffson County Garden Club. She is survived by a son, Orrin Perry Williams, Frederick, Md.; two grand- children, Bertram Ross Williams and Clohe Ethelyn Williams, Marblehead, Massachusetts; a nephew, Thomas R Moore, HI, Lima Peru; and a niece, Mrs. Michael Cross, Shepherd- stown. Graveside services will be conducted Friday morning at 11 o'clock at Edge Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Roger Henshaw will conduct the services. Arrangements are by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, LLOYD 1NFANT Justin Allan Lloyd, infant son of Allen Poe and Bessie Luella Jenkins Lloyd of Leesburg, Va., died Sunday, February 28, in Georgetown University Hospital. In addition to the parents survivors include his grand. mothers, Mrs. Hazel Jenkins of Ranson and Mrs. Dolly Lloyd, Bluemont, Vs. A graveside service was conducted last Thursday at Green Hill Cemetery, Barryville, Vs., by the Ray. E. Eugene Jones. Arrangements were by the Enders Funeral" Home of Berryville. JOHN E. HAYE8 John Elmer Hayes, 78, of Patrick Henry Way Estates, @narles Town, died Sunday at Jefferson Memorial hospital. He was born June 5, 1903, at Pine Knot, Kentucky, a son of H.R. and Nancy J. Trammell Hayes. A retired ba in the Washington, D.C., area, he was of the Protestant kith. He Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Owens Hayes, Shenandoah Nursing Home, Charles Town; and a sister, Mrs. Flossie Atkinson, Wendell, North Carolina. He was preoeded tn death by one brother. The body has been removed to the Brown-Wynn Funeral Home, Raleigh, N.C., where services will be conducted Friday aRernom at 2 o'clock by the Rev. W.C. Barham. Barkl will he in Oekwood Cemetery, Rale. Local arrangements were by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home. MRS. ETHEL MADDEN Mrs. Ethel Elizabeth Madden, 86, formerly of the Alexander House, Hager- stown, Md., died Monday at the Western Maryland Center. Born at Eagle, Jefferson County, a daughter of the late Franklin and-Annie Adams, she was a member of Zion Baptist Church. Her husband, Otho Madden, preceded her in death. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 1 at the Watson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. The Rev. William Clayborn will of. flciate, burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Martinshurg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this (Thursday) evening from 7to 9. ' PA-ULN.KIMF_AS Funeral services were conducted Monday morning from the Charles Town Baptist Church for Paul Naarnen Kimes, 38, of 203 fwnferson Avenue, Charles , who died last Thursday at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Dr. Wyman Hall officiated, burial was in Edge Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home. Born December 24, 1943 in Charles Town, he was a son of Marvin N. and Etholene Penweil Kimes. Formerly associated with - the Princeton University Press, he owned and operated Blair Market, near Charles Town. He was a graduate of Charles Town High School and Shepherd College and at- tended West Virginia University Law School. He was a member of Tan Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at shepherd College and a for- mer member of the shepherdstown Jaycess. He is survived by his parents, 203 Jefferson Avenue, a sister, Mrs. Frank (Kathy) Cavalier, Harpers Ferry; two nieces and a nephew. W.G. SMAWOOD JR. Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Melvin T. Strider Colonial funeral Home for Willard G. Smallwood, Jr., 35, of St. Petersburg, Florida, who died Sunday at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. The Rev. Paul Harred and the Rev. Arthur Beahin will officiate, interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar. The family will receive friends at the Colonial Funeral Home Thursday (this) evening from 7 to 9. The deceased was born September 5, 1926, in Charles Town, a son of WLtlard G. Smallwood, Sir., and the late Eva Blanche Lancaster Smallwood. He wad self-employed, operating the Security and Insulation Developers of St. Petersimrg. He was a veteran of World War Two, serving in the Uq. Navy and was a member of the Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church in St. Petersburg. He Is survlved by his father, Willard G. Smallwood, Charles Town; his wife, Mrs. Betty J. Smallwood, 4318 Elk- cam Boulevard, St. Peter- shurg; six sons, Glenn M., Joseph, Todd A., Douglas A. and Charles E. Smallwood, all of St. Petersburg; Lo D. Smallwood, Tampa, Florida; and 14 grandchildre TRA"/IS H. HOUGH Funeral services will be conducted this (Thursday) afternoon at 2 at the Eaokles Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, for Tram Harding Hough, 17, who died Sunday in Winchester (Va.) Memorial Hospital, a victim of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The Rev. Samuel Miller will officiate, burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar. Born in Leesburg, Va., September 19, 1964 he was a son of LOla Jane Church Hough Stokes of Mmville and the late Carl William Hough. He had been employed by Stack House, Rockville, Md. Besides Ms mother, he is survived by his stq.ther, Larry Junior Stokes of Mmville; three mts, Mrs. Llnda Jane Jenkinl of Manassas, Va., Mrs. Ruth Ellen Costello of Bevyville, Vs., and Mrs. Patricin Am Laug of Summit Point; three half sisters, Brenda Kay Stokes, Karleue 8tokes and Arle Stokes, all at home; tw brothers,  EuSme Farmer of Toms Brook, Vs., and James Henry Hough of Charles Town and one half brother Larry Stokes Jr., at home. CC. PAINTER Charles C. Painter, of Glen Burnie, Md., died suddenly Monday, February 22. Born August I, 1927, in Charles Town, he was a son of the late Clarence and Helen Lee Painter. He is survived by MS wife, Mrs. Evelyn G. Painter, two sons and two daughters; five brothers, Clarence R., Lewis H. and Wade Painter of Murtinaburg; Raymond D. and Robert W. Painter, Baltimore, Md.; three sisters, Mrs. Eleanor L. WRlimm, Mrs. Donna Hue Thatcher and Mrs. Anna D. Jarvis, all of Martinburg; three aunts, Mrs. Harry, Baumgardner, Mrs. Mary P. Johnson and Mrs. Earl Painter, all of Charles Town. Services were conducted Tuesday March 9. from the McCully Funeral Home, Brooklyn, Md., with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Park, Glen Burnie,. Md. J.M.PRICE SR. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday af- ternoon from the Smith and Strider Memorial Funeral I-Irene for Joseph M. Price, St., 81, of 406 Burns Street, Ransen, who died Sunday morning at Jefferson memorial Hospital following an extended illness. The Rev. Richard E. Neal, officiated, burial was in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Mar- tinsburg. Mr. Price was horn April II, 1920, in Run,n, a son of the late Warner and Altie Roland Price. He was an employee of the Potomac River Plant of the E.I. DuPont De Nemours C.mny of Martlnsburg for 27 years before retiring two years ago. He was a member of the Moose Club, and a veteran of World War Two when he served in a tank unit In the southwest Pacific for three years. He is survived by MS wife, Mrs. Louise V. Price, at the home; two sons Joseph M. Price, Jr., and Kevin Ware Price, also at the home; a sister Mrs. J. (Edna) Springer, Ranson; and several nieces and nephews. RENA " Page 1 read by her sister, Mrs. Nina sullivan; a portrayal of a character, Irma Zipper- Drawers, created for Mrs. Marshall by Mrs. Sallye Heffle, Social Service SupervisOr; and excerpts from a tape by some of Mrs. Marshall's aging clients and co-workers. Her pastor, the Reverend Randall Tremhe of Kear- neysville Presbyterian Chtwch, who offered the in- vocation praised her for her faithful work in the church, where she also served as organist Asked of her ture plans, she responded that she wanted to continue her writing. She already has a book of her poems, Young Rivers, published. Planning to build a greeflmme since plants are one of her hobbies, she received a gift to build a greenhouse since plants are one of her hobbies, and she expects to devote a lot of time and energy in behalf of the esmbliskeaent of food bank in section. Mrs. Marshall also received a gift certificate from the Tri- Coty area welfare smff for gardening mppllas. mrkm  Mm. Mmmd, Mrs. Rebecca Day and Mrs. sherry Lolmmn, were praised for their work on the program. SHEPHERDSTOWN FROM PAGE 1 tabled until a later dste. The n of Cox..Ailanoug accountants of Marthmlxu'g was commissioned to audit the town accounts. Police chief Lewis Carroll gave MS first report to council and th was grantad per. mm to attend a n school to be held at Harrisburg, Pa, Recognizing that the city's water tank will have to be txted sometime within the next five years, council learned that in order to do the Job another tank may have to be built, or some alternative method of providing water to patrons devised. There was no cousemam of opinion on what SdiscmNedto take, the matter will l,.er. Finally, council set aside the week of March 21 ",r/ as clean-up week and SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THAY, MARCH II, 19 Stat00 Bolivar Adopts Membership Day For South ' Alleged Drug Dealer Sunday; Code Changes States of Charles Town Io , Also Arrest Robb00 Su The .o.v00 Held March 16 At New spect Monday evening sent through third and final reading Report of local elections of entitled The impo amended town codes which Board of Directors, Farm Beign Politically Acti ! State Police and sheriffs County Stat Police was provide updates on Home Advisory Committee which was produced by deputies from Jefferson and .LesterC. Jr.,, miscellaneous misdemeanor members and operations National Council of Fy OF vxT Berkeley counties cooperated cnar gen tn ot #'/w offenses. tna "drug bust" early last CaSh n'om me remuence oz Cooperatives. It pomm--N: report will highlight the Sunday morning at Fox Glen, Bailey Busey, Mecklenburg Southern States Cooperative's that farmers now rer membership day for Southern cdy about 3 percent .]FlOw States Charles Town population and they  Cooperative on March 16. The exert extra dfort to . their voices heard in the i uz of government. The  ration urges co-op memli communicate with tMbck near Ksarneysville. Arrested in the early 5 am raid was 21 year-old John M. Rynmn, charged with the possession of controlled substances with intent to dellWr. Although public hearings i t had been held on the changes, at there was objectibn raised that a proper interval of time is between the hearings and er event will be held at the store adoption of the amendments [es had not occurred. The matter and will begin at 10 a.m. The will be reerred to the town business session is slated to n| attorney, Peter Chakmaklan. start at 12:30 p.m. of There was some confusion, "The Membership Day," legislators and them d Pol too, about the need for according to manager Charles their views about w,t tt easements on property on Hubbard willgive patrons and legislation. _[ort a East Spring Street, where members the opportunity to Theme of the meeting t La become better acquainted be, "Involvement: lae ] Jefferson Asphalt is carrying with our facilities, products for the Future." out work on a drainage and !i e and services. The local : :'C) paving project. It was finally ejection is being held prior to There will be sp agreed that easements are not iL i al necessary, that lines will not the meeting with members recognition for local voting by mail ballots, and Farm Home A a K beonlylaidequipmentOn propertieS,may possiblythat Members who have not Committee members +[II el J marked their mail ballot retire this year. e 1 |i01( )l move onto the property for short periods of time. should do so and deposit it in Nominees for th , [ In other actions, the council the ballot box prior to the board are: Robert FJ{ tl, approved a license for beginning of the meeting so Ronald Widmeyer, Elizabeth Blake to practice their vote will be counted. All Town; RobertGruber,l stockholder members are L. Oft, Kearneysvilie. law in the town; a building particularly urged to attend Ladies nominated for  ' permit was okayed for Perry Nicewarner to build a two- the business session." Farm Home AdviS ,, st'y dwelling on Root Street; Mervin Roderick of Charles Committee are: Mrs. Ar wn" ,,vv ,"""ea' Town will serve as chairman Dailey Jr., Mrs. Ro' Man's suggestion that it pay Les of the local meeting. Gruber, Kearneysville; M ma Unterberg, consulting R.L.KinserofWinchester, a Robert Funk, Mrs. EdM ach, member of Southern States Hough, Charles Town. _  e In Road Death engineer, $3,000 in return for Cooperative's regional staff, FHAC "Share A  ( his efforts to secure a state A jury trial in Jefferson Community Action grant, will report on the over-all display wili be afeatureo., Southern States operations, meeting. Members and qL" County Circuit Court Tues. Friendship Volunteer Fire His report will also include 12 families are urged to tao .Q ended when a petit jury Company was also granted rain. slide-tape presentation handmade crafts for " t returned a "not guilty" permission to conduct door-to-  verdict in the case of Hanson door solicitations the last two reddentRichardW. Suermen, week-ends of this month to March 21st To Be charged with involuntary obtain funds for operation of i nd[ manslaughter in the death of the department, e  Barbara G. Pauli of " !!i.rMi sheph0000own 00mmasmn Ford il "vile Suennen had been convicted n : ire of thechargeinmagistrate TO ,nlmduce Heart Fund Sunday00o, court, but had _appealed the verdict to Circuit Court. With the month of March Yola V. Ott, vice-prestddtr ( MrS. PaUll Was a passenger New Ford Truck designated as having been Reba Wilt, secretary OV ( in a car driven by Suennen when, on February 5, the William (Bill) Thomassen Heart Month, officials of the Donald Smith treasure. )l( local Heart Association Members of the Asso, vehicle left State Route 51 manager of Thomassen Ford- Chapter have set Sunday are asked to help with pacli'  i between Charles Town and Mercury agency in downtown March 21 as "Heart Sunday" kJts on Monday March ath;t 1 Charles Town, was one of the on the county. And on that p.m. at Robert D. Utl l more than 140 Ford dealers in Sunday volunteer workers for residence. The mo::l.11 ] Maryland, Virginia, West the County Heart Fund Drive collected goes to )a I Virginia and Pennsylvania will be ringing door bells, Research and Cure of I Assistant Prosecutor and the District of Columbia seeking contributions for the Disease, which is the tmxi$ Melody Galdrich told the Jury who went to Washington, D.C. fund, it was announced this one Idller in the World.  t that Suennen had been Wednesday to drive back to week by Robert (BOb) Oft, a March 13th has 'l C drinking at a Charles Town Charles Town the first of the member of the board of designated as Coffee Day le bar before the accident, and 19 Ranger trucks, which directors of the West Virginia restaurants will be asked  that he had admitted speeding officially go on sale at Heart Association. donate their coffee sale at about 55-60 in a 35 mile at dealership across the nation Luigi DeBoni will be serving the Heart Fund for that $  [g hour soe. State Trooper W.B. on Friday March 12. as general chairman of the We are in need of Bol  1 Shnop, who investigated, The U.S. produced Ford drive. The officers of the mebers and if you are [a ( testified he smelled alcolml in compact truck is aimed association are: Geraldine terested please contact M the car and found two empty directly at meeting the Wlllingham, president; Mrs. Yola V. Ott 725.1587. lal 1( beer cans and two full beer challenge of the imports fn .. cans, which he introduced as quality, size and fuel I' ) evidence, economy. More than 300 ideas ande00 mermen admitted drinking of the Louisville employees Ramon Business.. Comm +t three and a half beers, but who build the truck were in. e( denied being drunk. Several corporated into the new model Men's Assodation Names And In defense witnesses, including and the first 100 Rangers have + bartender Elizabeth Carson, been purchased by those TO Meet March 15 0ffi00 For #ea00 also said Snennen was not employees. ,. Lest year more than 500,000 /.v,] drunk. And suannen duded compact pickups were sold in " o__to speeding. Announcement was made On March 21, P The Jury was excluded at the U.S., none of which were Tuesday by Gilbert Mobley, Commandery No. 5, , one point, and R was brought domestically produced, president, that the regularly Templar, met in the Maii out that Suennen had refused Projected sales for the new quarterly meeting of the Temple in Shepherdstown 1 to take a breathalyzer test to Ranger for the first year of Ranson Business Men's elected the following orK deterge whether he was production are 250,000 units, Association will be held for the ensuiugyear. , intoxicated, substantially improving the Men. evening, March 15 at Emminent Commao 1 Defense Attorney William company's position in this -7:30 in the meeting room at Norval E. Rawli Martin successfully argued popular and growing market, the Blakeley Bank and Trust Generalissimo Joseph  T that the state had not proved Ford has invested $600 Company in In. Jones; Captain GenT suennen had been drinking; million to bring the Ranger to The election of officers for Robert A. Hockensm and that sueenen did not act market: Rwili represent6,000 the new year, wili be one of the Senior Warden, John  with reckless disregard for U Ford Jobs and 3,000 U.S. highlights of the meeting, Bragg; Junior War.' Mrs. Pauli's safety, suDvlier Jobs. President Mobley stated and Robert L. Buracker; The dealers met on the therefore all members are Joseph R. Gruher; Trea D. Frank Hill; Recor. Preservation  behtndtheU.S. Capitol at urged to make every effort to II a.rn. There was open press attend. Cletus D. Lowe. hl coverage of the program The following officers W rr Of Farmland which was attended by Modify appointed: Standard B lie Momb00 of Ranson To Orady D. Owens; S Z. Latalf, Ford vice president Bearer Horace L. Co Bill Signed and Ford Division gen'al roger, spokeat 11+O,.m. Snow Control Bill Warder, T00on O. Tho00' Sentinel Charles C. BroW r The program lasted until I Past Commander Robert! [gi A measure that was born p.m. when the dealers left the ' Ranson's snow removal Hockensmith. served as U and nurtm'ed in Jefferson Mall area, each driving a 1983 ordinance, which created installing officer. County has been signed into Ranger in a parade through controversy when a coun- At the conclusion of A law by West Virginia Wmmgton. cilman had a warrant served conclave the Sir-Knights ll Governor Jay Rooketeller. on the mayor for failure to refreshments at W| g Last week, the governor clean his (the mayor's) Restaurant. tl signed a bill that allows W Of Moose sidewalk, will be revised to county governmts to enter conform to state guidelines. C into agrenents with owners oprlnwagrlcuRuralkndthat Academy Fdendship This was the decision Social Security reached at last week's y will preserve the land for meeting of Workshop Mar. agrtural d a stipulated tf.r Monthly Meeting . Triggering'the controversy The Winchester, M t The  was spmmred The membership of the was action by Councllnmn Securitytinoburg andofficesltmmmSare So by Jeffemen County Delegate Academy of Friendship of the Tanmy Carson, who had a Thrums Steptne, Jr., and was Charles Town Chapter of the number of warrants issued for ctiug a workshop on tso written locally in emvcttm Waen of the Moose was hem i],re to clean mow off Security on Mar. 29 at L, withagrleulturallnterwsand Monday, March I, at the sidewalks, cluding one for Lee-Jackson Rental1 the Jefferson County Farm Moose Home with chairman Mayor Greg Lance. But Winchester, Va.Thewor TM Bureau. It also received the Catherine Creamer, Carson later withdrew the is being sponsored by support of the Jefferson presiding. Sixteen membe warrants, saytng that the town Winchester.Frederick Co, County Co, wh/ch were present, attorney had advised him the Chamber of Commerc l ordinance under wldcb the Theworkshopwtli.b_e_ ., had already entered It was decided at the wsrranis were sworn was da___y _diacumlon of into agreements with meeting that instead of flawed, typesof social ummsecur/ county farmers staglng mgo for the Locu benefits, + designed, to preserve Grove Home patients, that a The council again ndterakd The cost of the some 8,000 acres 'of cook.ou would be held instead Its intentions of following $10 und lind for. farming, for the May meeting, through on collections from March 15 k re. ulPc addRieu to lepRmg  for the mmth were delinquent garbage and sewer interested in s h p r e s e r v a t  o n Eliza Pope and Anna Hopkins. customers, and took under workshop should amaents, the nw also Refrestmenta were tarred ndviMmsnt a proposed drt MKk Dalley. at the: permits unties to pay far. following the meeting, for personnel policy for cheater: mers for development rights, The next meeting+ of the .Remea, mbmitted by the The phone nmnber of Acadm will be held April 7 Region 9 circuit ride', Gordon Winchester office iS at 8 p.m. at tim Moose Home. Jones. 1511. Confiscated were 16 in- dividual bags of marijuarm; 306 black and white capsules, believed to be amphetamines; 'scales, haggles and other drug related items. Street value on the itenm was estimated at 11,100; also confiscated was 18 in cash. Ryman, arraigned before Magistrate Peter Dougherty, was released under ,000 bond to awaR a preliminary hearing. Also arrested by Jefferson L Heights, Shepherdstown, March 5. He was remanded to jail in lieu of $2,000 bond to await a preliminary hearing. State Police have also implicated three Juveniles in connection with a breaking and entering at Jefferson High School March 6. Entry into the building was forced, $250 worth of foodstuffs were removed from a freezer and there was $200 damage to the property and a juke box. Being probed by officers is the theft of a CB set, ,alued at 60, from Howard Link, Shenandoah Junction; and the theft from James L. Boyd, Route 1, Shepherdstown, of a number of items, including a Honda motorcycle, valued at $1so. directed that every Jury Upholds effort be made to involve Shepherd College, college fraternities and sororities, the Men's Club, churches and all residents in the project. On Saturday, March 9.7, the town will provide special garbage pick- ups and it is hoped the debris which has accumulated during the long hard winter will be eliminated. HAMMANN FROM PAGE 1 Chairman for this division is Lt. General William Van Ryzin. Undertakings of this size and magnitude are cer- taiuly nothing new to General Van Ryzin, who Just finished a United Way effort for Jef. fern County. "I'm delighted at the positive response by our entire county so far and I look forward to working with the Special Gifts Division in an Middleway and wrecked. She effort to bring about new and , died of injuries sustained expanded facilities for Jef- when shewas partially thrown ferson MemorialHospltal," he from the vehicle. said. Nash thennoted that "The success of Special Glis and the Ptc Employee Gifts will play a big role in deter. mining tim ultimate success of the campaign." "We are fortunate to have Bammann and General Van Ryzin behind this great effort," he said. In other news it was reported by Nash that total pledges and contributions to the campaign now stand at 1354,950 or approximately 73 per cent of the 500,000 minimum objective. "We're extremely optimistic at this point," Nash reported, "We have yet to hear from many area businesses and with General Van Rysin's group just getting muted we should exceed our minimum ob- Jective," he said. Each volunteer was urged to attend this Thursdays prospect report meeting, scheduled for 12:01 p.m. in the Shenandoah  Cafeteria. Everyone was reminded that the "Victory Celebration" is scheduled for April 15 which means time Is getting short. SCHOOLS FROM PAGE 1 the retirement of Mearl O. Writ, maintenanc plumber, was approved effective April 35; the resignation of Melvin tomblin as kindergarten Ires driver; while Patrick Williugbam and Janice Albert were a lrOvsd as substitute cooks. Adopted were two plans which had hem previously studied and discussed, a reduction in staff work force required by the State; and school bus railroad crossing procedures, reconnnended by a committee cutup,rod of bus operators. Also approved was, a Community Education Square Dance program to be held at Page Jackson Elememtary School March 10-M, with Mildred Hammond the in- struetor. ACCIDENTS FROM PAGE 1 Five other snow-related accidents Sunday involving six veMcles, cmd some ;3,00o property dmnage but no personal ,injury and no charges. Last Thursday a car operated by William E. Munroe of Runson left State Route 9 east of Charlee Town, struck a culvert end came to rest on lta top in EvRte Run.. but R provides no way for the Danmge was $1,000. counties to ralm such money.