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March 17, 1983

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Foundation Acknowledges Gift t left) president of 4-H Faun- Inc. recently presented ppreciation to III t right), Town Kiwanis Club for the club's Jefferson County 4-H Inc is a non-profit organized to raise !to support the county 4-H All funds are re- and invested in local institutions with the in- used to provide 4-H camp In cooperation with the W.V.U. Extension Service, financial support is solicited to supplement public funds used to develop the county 4-H pro- gram. Contributions may be in the form of cash, securities, property or memorial gifts. The foundation currently main- tains three funds in memory of Edgar Conklyn, Virginia Con- klyn and Marian Myers. 4-H Foundation officers in ad- dition to Saville include Polly Hockensmith - vice president: Dennis Barron- treasurer and Louise Blue - secretary. can be do doubt but that this AND relationship is tremendously beneficial to both parties. The latest in the pet thereapy movement is to open nursing homes and other senior citizen TIlE CASE FOR residential centers to pets. A PET THERAPY few years ago administrations science is beginning were only concerned that such out something that animals might bring illnesses t people in Jefferson Coun- into their establishments. To- for a long time day the turnabout is most evi- t sometimes pets can be dent, as licensed health the world, facilities accept live-in pets. A facilitated successful alternative is the ;", the term "pet visitation" program, to this treatment, whereby animals are brought can help reduce to confined elderly people by pressure, control emo- members of their families or by outbreaks, and restore a participating organizations in life to many in- For example, the Berkeley Pets have been plac- County Humane Society the arms of hardened periodically takes dogs and "incurable" mental cats to visit older people at the and people with ex-Martinsburg Veterans Center. low intelligence Pets aren't the answer to all and those in- problems, but there is gamed greater something about holding a happiness, nose-licking puppy or stroking is in the prescrip-a pornng~itten that somehow dogs and cats as com- makes the World a softer and for elderly better place. Exactly why older peoplethat people are so receptive to this greatest success is hard to explain. It may be achieved. It is having friendship with that so many something that really cares for citizens are the lovingthem, gives them respon- of animals. Many of sibilities, and restores their turned bitter- dignity The animals may in- the worldastheybecome yoke memories of happier with their own times, or promote the and devoid resurgence of paternal or For them, their maternal instincts seemingly "Blackie", "Tufty", lost man)' years ago. Or the provide a, ,east a reason may simply be that counteraction to the sometimes it is from people. q~"evalent"disease" con- Whatever the reason, a pet- in the twen- person relationship usually - lonliness. As one elicits a profound positive emo- r citizen pot it, "My dog tional reaction from older pea- looks up to me and ple, and doctors say that such on me, and he has people who have pets, or have love, trust, and in my life". For who has seen the anx- the eyes of an elderly she can't locate and the loving affection the two are united i the animal returns there business irance. JI in one neat e. new Business Package Policy of. all the usual kinds of 'Otection. And many like inflation protec,- )vet 40 kinds of coy- in one package by one agent and te company with local serwce Call a Na- agent today. W Vo. or 72,S-t3,18 opportunities to be with anmmls tend to live longer, are more contented and, in general, have better than their counterparts who never ex- perience this relationship. Milk Producers Co-Operative To F~e ]r,~ter #P.~ce ~y t~ura~e ~y Dine At Henry's SOUTHHAMPTON, Pa- The District 25 Shenandoah Local of Inter-State Milk Pro- ducers' Cooperative wilt hold its spring dinner meeting Wednesday, March 23 at Hen~"s Country Inn at 6:45 pro. according to Director L. Elmer Vickers. Kathy E. Gill, Inter-State Milk Producers' Cooperative Communications Division. wil] be the featured speaker. One member, Howard Crim. Jr Berryville, Va will receive a plaque in recognition of 25 years of membership with the Cooperative The Inn is located on Route 480 one mile south of the in- tersection of Routes 45 and 480. Inter-State Milk Producers' Cooperative represents more than 3,200 dairy farmer families in Pennsylvania. Next Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The 65-year~old cooperative marketed more than 2.4 billion pounds i 279 million gallons ~ of milk in 1982. Demonstration On Pruning For Grape Growers On March 19, the West Virginia Grape Growers Association, in cooperation with the West Virginia Univer- sity Experiment Farm and the U.S Department of Agriculture Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory~ will offer a short course on the Care and Pruning of Grapevines The meeting will be held in the Conference Room of the USDA Ap- palachian Fruit Research Laborat~,ry in Bardane begin. ning at 9:15 p.m. Alan Kinne, Manager of Shenandoah Vineyards in Edin- burg, Virginia, will discuss the vari~ methods of pruning SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's AbVOCATE THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1983 plants during both the Satellite Meeting - Bolivar establishment and productiort Community Center; 10,;00a.m stages of vineyard develop- Income Tax Counseling- Com- ment. He will also discuss the munity Center, Bolivar (Ap- impact of the government ap- pointments Required). proved appellation "Shenan- Wednesday, March 23rd -- doah Valley" on grapegrows in 10:00 a.m. Satellite Meeting - the area. Activities and Covered Dish Following the classroom in- Luncheon, New St. Church, struction, attendees are invited Shepherdstown; 10:00 a.m. In- to watch a demonstration of come Tax Counseling- New St. vine pruning at Harpers Ferry Church, Shepherdstown. tAp- Vineyards. Throughout the ses- pointment Required); 10:30 sion, members of the West am. Preventicare Exercises- Virginia Grape Growers Senior' Center ; 1:00 pro. In- Association will be available to come Tax Counseling - Senior discuss all aspects of grape Center {Appointments Re- growing with interested per- quired); 2:00 p.m. RSVP sons. Anyone interested in Recognition Program - Senior grapegrowing is invited to Center. attend. Thursday, March 24th -- Residents of the Eastern 10:00 a.m. Blood Pressure Panhandle are quickly learning Clinic - Senior Center. of the versatility of grapes as Friday, March 25th -- 10:30 both a commercial crop and a a.m. Preventicaro Exercises - wonderful fruit for home use. Senior Center; 12 noon - Man- Plants are very hardy and with thly Birthday Celebrations - reasonable care will produce Senior Center; 1:30 p.m. In- abtmdant harvests for many come Tax Counseling - Senior years. Center ( Appointments Required). Activities For Senior Citizens VINYL WALLCOVERING SALE Hundreds of Selected Patterns Including WalI-Tex 30% off Through Saturday, April 24th 211 W. Washington St, Charles Town Phone: 725-2624 ENDS MARCH 21Z SAVINGS! PRIZES! HEAVY-DUTY STRING TRIMMER s19995 Reg. sug. pr 52"34.95 Homehte~ No ST-200 han- dles tough lobs 20-in cut 3t-cc, 2-cycle engine 18-1b bag covers 5000 sq. ft. =,= 26-4-6 analysis Slow-r~- t 1 ILl lease Nitrogen for steady feed- ~]11 mg Applications For Powhatan School The schedule of the activites for the Senior Citizens of Jeffer- ~ Being Accepted son County for the week of March 21, as announced by Powhatan School in Boyce is John Van Tol, project director now accepting applications for for the County Committee on the 1983-84 school year, and ad- Agmg, will be as follows: missions testing for grades 2-$ Monday, March 21st- 10:30 will be held Saturday, March a.m Preventicare Exercises - 19, according to an announce- Senior Center. ment by Headmaster William Tuesday, March 22nd-- 9:00 H. Old, Jr. a.m~ Senior Advisor Assistance Entering its 35th year of Visit - Senior Center (Appoint- operation and serving children ments Requested) ; 10:00 am. from kindergarten through the 50lb. Kennebec Onion Sets AGRICULTURE GLAD ,America's Heartbeat BULBS ~are~#t,t* ~y. Maetk Z~= t~ Reg. sug, pr. $10.95 Kteen-Gro 2 weeds and feeds 5000 square feet, Concentrated 25-3-5 ana- lysis plus 2-4, 0 and MCPP JACKSON-PERKINS ROSES and ROSETREES CHARLES TOWN CO-OP 22 N. Mildred Street Phone: 725-7011 Ronson, W. Va. eighth grade, the school is a member of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools. As a rule of these organizations it maintains an open admissions policy and welcomes children of all races, religions and ethnic backgrounds. Currently the school com- munity is engaged in a self- study which will culminate in an evaluation by its accrediting organizaUon, the VAIS, in the fall of this year. Old revealed that opimon polls distributed to parents, students and teachers are now being tabulated and the results will be used as part of the serf-study. Characteriz- ing Powhatan as a school where "all dimensions en- courage children to excel," Old said he expected new goals to emerge as the study progreases. Powhatan enrolls children from Jefferson and Berkeley Counties in West Virginia and from Clarke, Frederick, War- ren, Fauquier, and Loudoun Counties as well as the city of Winchester. We Help Doctors To Help You! Make us your first stop after the doctor! Accurate and fast pharmace- utical service every time. I I DIAL 725-262 1 - Charles Town HOURS: Dally 8:30 a.m. to I 0:00 p.m. Sunday 12Noon to 1:00p.m. I Should be an important part of your overall health care. DON'T SUFFER --. Healthy Feet are Happy Dr. Robert L. Josephs, Podiatrist 706 WILSON ST. MARTINSBURG WEST VIRGINIA I-$04-26741U 151 |. ANTIETAM ST. HAGEI~TOWN MARYLAND !.$01.797.7272 MEOICAL AND ~JRGICAL FOOT CARE See Your Podiatrist for Professional Foot Care Hammer Toes* Corns * Calluses Warts * Bunions * Ingrown Nails Painful Arches * Heel Pain 0 0 0 You con hear the cheers all up and down I-8], 'Cause now there's a brand-new McDonald's at Exit 78 in Stephens And, to celebrate, we're cooking up an extra special value for you all this week Just clip the coupon below and take it to our newest McDonald's in Stephens City. While you're there, be sure to hove a chat with our talking "apple pie" tree, and enjoy our apple country atmosphere. You're in for a bushel full of fun and value at McDonald's! BUY ONE LARGE FPJES, this co0p0 w wu o rge at McDonald s French Fres,' and we Ifg e you o second one free! Offe'good from 17-23,1963 only, One coupon per customer per visit, ple(rse: May not I used in combination with any offer, Cash value: I ]/20 of e cent Good only at the fol McDonald's , restaurants: f'de 277 & 1-81, Stephens City, VA; l'd'e. 11 & = I-81,' dnchester, VA; 6 Volley/ Wincher, VA; 605 I E, V shingtCo St, Chortes Town, W.VA J L,- k MePonalde i 7