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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer'~ ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1983 13 Two Jefferson Countians Profiled In Tri-County Adjudged Best Cheerleaders In Junior High Tourney The cheerleaders from Romney Junior High School, shown above, were to be the best in the recent Panther Classic basketball tournament staged at Charles Town Junior High School. Identification of the entire squad is not available, but the best cheerleader in the tour- nament, chosen by the judges, was Vickie Willis. She's the second from the left, kneeling, in the above photo (Photo by Tim Sinn) Woman's Club Countnj Day School About African Safari Students Jump Rope ription of two trips in ships, there was of For Heart Fund and 1982 to the East crying by any of the children Thursday, March 10, some 45 of Kenya and observed on the two trips, she students at The Country Day topic of a talk explained. School of Jefferson County Mrs. Frances Miller to The audience was enthralled jumped rope and raised members of the Shepherd- with slide pictures of families $2,030.35 as part of the national on March of baboons, antelopes, War- Jump Rope for Heart for the thogs,sebras, hippopotamuses, benefit of the West Virginia that her desire lions, waterbucks, giraffes, and Heart Association. prompted by elephants. In addition, The special event was span- r childhood readings on the beautiful scenes of exotic sored by the West Virginia of Africa, Mrs. Miller flowers and birds thrilled the Association for Health, her experiences listeners while Mrs. Miller Physical Education, Recrea- narrative and slide commented on her itinerary of tion and Dance, as well as by the safari to Mombasa. Unfor- The Country Day School. r MiSS Elizabeth Lan-tunately, the limitation of time The local Jump Rope for Iwho had accompanied her prevented the audience from Heart coordinator, Mrs. Debra viewing all of the superb slides Snyder, said that the Miller stated that which she had collected. She WVAHPER members were although the approx- was introduced by Mrs. Helen pleased with the results. "The size of France, had only Wright. Jump Rope for Heart event not Nairobi, the capital Dr. Helen Cloyd, president, only helps to support the Heart a resort city on commented on the need for the Association, but also Indian Ocean. However, organization to fred a low-back demonstrates teamwork and tribal settlements ex- Colonial type rope bed which promotes good teacher-student would be used for furnishing relations." of Mt. Kenya to theone of the bedrooms of historic The following parents from land areas of the Entler Hotel. The Country Day school were place Delicious refreshments were recognized by Mrs. Snyder for the weather was served by the hostesses: Mrs. their assistance in this event: like with blue skies, Aline Fieger, chairman Mrs. Mrs. Linda Rowers, Mrs. Alicia in the 70 degree Marion Byron, Mrs. Evelyn Grey, Mrs. 'Irma Kump, Mrs. and there were no Colston, Mrs. RevaKave, Mrs. Eve Martin, Mrs. Ann Mer- the Viola Kieldsing and Mrs. chant, Mrs. Pauline Sealey and Sharland Trotter. Devotions Mrs. Camille Ward. ignorance, and were given by Mrs. Virginia Four students received are the chief Banvard. pledges of over $70 each: of the Kenya Suresh Menon, Jennifer Mur- she sta A. of Moose Women H01d phy, John Stotler, and Kerry people speak their own Statler. Five students were language, some speak Chapter Night given pledges of over $100 and fewer of them each: Melissa Buettner, Brax- English. Due to the Charles Town Chapter ton Davenport, April Grey, offered by the Women of the Moose, held it's Anyl Nayak and Deanne of the tribe relation- monthly meeting March 8 at Torlone. the Lodge home. MoosehavenchairmanVicki Leetown 4.Hers Cato was in charge of the pro- gram and four new co-workers Meet Theme were lled in her honor See Slide Tour A short report on Chapter February 28 the Wright Rally Day was given by the The Leetown Busy Workers PTA had Senior Regent, Carolyn Vassar. 4-H Club met on February 22, program entitled After the regular meeting con- a"t~the home of Mr. and Mrs. presented at cluded everyone enjoyed William P Reed Jr. Old and Denny to parents and refreshments at a table with new business was discussed. many ceramic bunnies in a As a program Mildred Ware consisted of a Happy Easter theme, presented a slide show of the panel which included The door prize was won by Jefferson Pop Singer's teachers, Betty Costello. The next Jamaican Tour. After slide and a parent, meeting will be on March 22 at presentation, the meeting was concerning school 8 p.m. at the Lodge Home. adjourned. Refreshments were home discipline were served. BIRTH OF SISTER IS ANNOUNCED program was based onBrooke Micbelle Creamer of D obson's book, "Dare to Ranson, a~ the birth of with a filmstrip her sister Britney Dawn, February 15 in Jefferson should be noted thatMemorial Hospital. Britney and teachers are notDawn ~ 8 Ibs. 4L/4 oz. and .~ of some ex- was 20 in. long. programs that are The parents are Rusty and by your PTA. Please Robin Creamer of Ran.son. out and see what your Maternal grandparonts are Mr. to offer you as parents and Mrs. Douglas C. Brackett iI teachers, of Ranson. Paternal grand- parents are l lph Creamer of Middleway and Auralie PTA meeting will be Creamer of Point of Rocks, Md. | at Page Jackson on March Maternal great- 7:30 p.m. The guest grandparents are Mr" and Mrs" Mr. Speneer will be CharlesW.StaubsandNellieC. a program on Brackett of Halltown. Childhood The mother is the former Robin Dawn Bra~ett. Mike Cotta Opens New Business On George Street Nutritional News Letter just across the highway from Profiles of two Jefferson oldest memberoftbeAuxiliary the Acme Market on South Countians who have been of the Charles Town Citizen's George Street, Charles Town, patrons of the Jefferson Court- Fire Company, having joined which bad not been occupied ty Nutritional Center probably the organization in 1947. for many years, has undergone since the center was first open- Pauline has been an active extensive renovations and is ed on the second floor of John's member of the Nutrition pro- now the headquarters for a new Restaurant in Ranson, were gram since it started in June business known as the "Odds carried in the first issue of the 1977. And she has not miSsed and Ends and Antique Shop". Tri-county Nutrition News Let- very many days at the Center. Mike Cotta, owner and ter which was published Man- Mrs. Robinson says she wouid operator of the small shop, said day, Feb. 28 by the Region 9 urge more of the county's he rented the building from Nutritional Services, Inc. senior citizens to enjoy the Charles H. Strider, Jr some This first issue of the news facilities of the Senior Citizen's months ago, and after con- letter carried the names of the Center and the wonderful noon- siderable renovating efforts, nutrition staffs, the Board of day meal they serve with the opened his small business. Mr. Directors, project directors, Nutritional program. The Cotta says his inventory con- menus and spot news from the newsletter says Pauline is a sists of all kinds of odds and nutritional sites, very valuable volunteer and a ends in glassware, dishes, And the two profiles which very dependable one at the novelties and antiques. this first letter carried were of Center. Operational hours for the Mrs. PaulineRubinson, of Ran- Joseph Taylor was bern April shop are 9 am. until 5 p.m son and Joseph Taylor of Sum- 5, 1910 in Summit Point. He Monday throng.h Friday's, cloe mit Point. served in the Armed Forces ed on Saturday and open from The profile on Mrs. Robinson from 1941 until 1945. He has 9am. until 3 p.m on Sunday's. says she was bern January 13, been with the Nutrition pro- 19~ in Ranson and she resides gram since it started in1977. He S ~[i at the Patrick Henry Estates has been one of the Center's ur S~ apartments near Charles van drivers, being employed by Town. She is the widow of the Jefferson County Commit- Vince Pisciotta Hilbert Robinson and is the tee on Aging to trasnsport the Maria Pisciotta and her mother of two children -- Merle elderly nutritional patrons to daughter-in-law, Catherine Robinson who was killed in ser- the Center, etc. Joe also plays Bastiani Pisciotta, held a sur- vice in 1945 and Mrs. Kenneth the piano at the Center, having prise birthday party for ~Jnne) WLllingham, who died in gained his musical experience Maria's husband Vince May 1982. by playing with a jazz band. He recently. Mrs. Robinson is a former also directed three choirs one of Guests arrived from member of the Ranson Helpers them the Methodist Church in Washington, Leesburg, Club and a present member of Summit Point where he is a Wheaton, Rockville, Mar- the Baptist Church and is the member, tinsburg and other local areas. 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The lesson went back five hundred years before.the birth of Moses to help those pre- sent find out how the Hebrew people come to be reduced to slaves. ; Picking up at the birth of Moses and looking at what hap- pens through the eyes of a mother the ladies were more able to understand what Moses mother, Jochebed felt. The educatioh that Moses received from his mother and the educa- tion he received in Pharaoh's palace made him the heir of two cultural traditions. When Moses was studying the wisdom of Egypt or practicing the useof short-sword in the ex- ercise grounds of the palace, God was already preparing him for the role he was to play in history. The ladies had mailed 292 cards to those who were ill and had made 196 visits to the ill and shut-in, for the year of 1982. The ladies decided to serve the Ruritan Club on March 21st and the World Day of Prayer was observed on March 4th by the group. After forming their friend- ship circle for the Mizpah, delicious refreshments were served followed by an en- joyable social hour. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. James Cain on March 30th, Mrs. Robert Whitmore will be in charge of Cheryl Jenkins from VFW Auxiliary Has Hagerstown, Md opened the festivities with the Happy Bir- M0 thly Meeti thdaysong, followed by polkas, n ng waltzes as well as many classical pieces on the The Ladies' Auxiliary of accordion. Jefferson Memorial Post No. The menu consisted of cold 3522, Veterans of Foreign Wars cuts, chips, potato salad, devil- held their monthly meet|ng ed eggs, and plenty of punch. March 7, at the Post Home with Dessert was homemade 12 members present. Rhonda chocolate and vanilla cake. Wolfe, president, presided for the meeting and introduced a BJg new member, Gladys Suffer. Welcome Home President Wolfe asked those present to try and be present F0~' Donald Hancock for the next meeting and to urge other members to attend A big welcome to Donald as the election of new officers Hancock, son of Mr. and Mrs. will be held. John Hancock, home for the Mrs. Wolfe announced that first time in two years coming some of the Auxiliary members from the State of Washington, will be going to the Baker VA Ft. Lewis Army Base. Center for a bingo party for the The whole family was at Baltimore - Washington Inter- patients on March 12, and the national Airport to greet Don - Auxiliary will be sponsoring a Mom, Vilma and Dad Jack. dinner at the Post Home on March 20. The menu for the din- DOn was greeted with an ner will be corned beef and cab- enormous welcome sign on the bage with potatoes, apple sauce front of the house on Bower and corn muffins. The price Road. The sign hung there ex- will be $3 for adults and $1 for pressing their greeting for children under 12. Dinner will days, be served from 3 until 6 p.m. The next meeting of the Aux- Boy Scouts To Hold iliary will be April 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home. Annual FleaMarket Shepherdslown High /Vumni To Meet Members of the Executive Committee of the Shepherd- stown High School Alumni Association, wiIJ meet with the association officers Thursday evening, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Katherine Beveridge on the Flowing Springs Road. Plans for the 1983 Alumni banquet and dance will be discussed and finalized at this meeting. The date forthe ban- quet and dance has already been set for May 21 it was stated. Members of the executive committee are: Margaret Derr, Mrs. Katherine Beveridge, Betty Ann Lowe, Pare Wilmer, Elizabeth Walter, and James Knode. The officers are: Ben Schley, presi- dent; A.M. Walsh, vice presi. dent; L Waltz, secretary; IE. Hendricks, treasurer. the lesson. PARENT--TEACHER CONFERENCE RESET GYMNASTICS CLAssES The Parent-Teacher Con- FOR GIRLS 4-13 ference sc~ at Jefferson Gymnastic classes for girls High School Thursday March ages 4-13 are beginning again at I*/, has been re-scheduled for Zion Episcopal Church in Wednesday, March 23 from Charles Town. The classes run 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Parents are ten weeks with a fee of $14.00 urged to attend this last con- for one hour classes and $7.00 ference of the school year to for half-hoar classes. If in- discuss, with the teachers, their terested please phone Deby son's or daughter's' prngress. Bellman at 725-8907 before6:00 o~,r mine ~by 3~. m3 PEOPLES SUPPLY FAJtM MACHINERY North Samuel Street - Chades Town - 725-11454 The 13th Annual Flea Market sponsored by Boy Scout Troop I of Winchester, Virginia will be held from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday March 26 at the Winchester National Guard Ar- mory. A wide assortment of crafts, antiques, memorabilia, relics, primitives and books will be offered for sale in more than 40 booths; a food conces- sion is included. The small ad- mission fee willbe for the benefit of the troop's High Adventure trips. Further information may be obtained from Fleamaster James F. Swartz, 341 Shenan- doah Avenue, Winchester, Virginia, phone 7~-6191. Chapter S, PEO Sisterhood, Hears Of South Pacific Tour Members of Chapter S of the ed by sheer cliffs, waterfalls, P.EO. Sisterhood met and snow-capped mountain February 26, at the home of peaks. Mrs. J. S. Grissinger in The speaker concluded her Shepherdstown. program with slides of The double program includ- Australia, featuring ed reading of the president's Melbourne, the "Garden City", letter, a summary of the past where even the streetcars are year's chapter activities, by flower-bedecked, and Sydney, Mrs. Robert H. Barrat, and a a city with marked slide presentation on "Travels re"~emblance to London. The Down Under" by Mrs. Homer most unusual building in Swarm. Sydney is the Opera House, a In her letter, Mrs. Barrat structure resembling ships at stated that the chapter had hold full sail. The building was fifteen meetings during year financed through lotteries. and had contributed to the During thebusiness meeting three educational funds of the president announced that P,EO. In addition, thechapter the state chapter of PEO. isin sponsored a local student and the process of collecting enabled her to receive a grant recipes from members for a through the International cookbook to be published next Chapter's Program for Conti- fall. nulng Education. The recipient Before the meeting Mrs is attending Shepherd College Grissinger served coffee. to complete work on a degree in nursing. Mrs. Swann, also a member MUW I/ ll Hear of the chapter, showed slides of photographs she took on a tour "Robotics" Talk of South Pacific islands, New Zealand and Australia. Louis A Gibbons, senior Visiting the islands of Tahiti, equipment engineer at Coming Borabora, and Moorea, Mrs. Glass Works, will speak on Swarm bad photographed the "Robotics, Human's Place" at huts in which tourists are hous- the meeting of the Shepherd- ed, the black sand beaches, stown Branch, American formed from volcanic ash, and Association of University the lush tropical vegetation, as Women, Monday, March 21, at well as homes and public 7:30pm. at the home of Felicia buildings. For their stay in the Cogan, Ledge Lowe Addition islands, members of the tour Shpherdstown. group wore pareas, the colorful Mr. Gibbons is a graduate of native wrap garments. The the University of Maryland in speaker said that the only in- mechanical engineering. He dustries of Borabora were will discuss the use of rohots in coconuts and tourism, industry as a part of the year's Going on to New Zealand, program emphasis upon "Tak~ Mrs. Swann explained that the ing Hold of Technology." country is made up of two land Hostesses for the meeting are masses, North lsland and South Edith Bland, Rose Lewis, Island, separated by a strait Charlotte Painter andDr. Ruth connecting the Pacific Ocean Scarborough. and the Tasman Sea. North Island, whose largest city is Folk Music Concert Aukland, is similar to terrain and climate to Scotland. The The Ken Perlman traditional streams abound with brown Folk Music concert "Melodic," trout, a species not native to the will be held Saturday, March 19 country, but imported original- at'8:30 p.m. at the Shepherd- ly from the United States. Now stown Men's Club. It will under government protection, feature clawhammer banjo the brown trout may not be tunes, Irish ballads and blues, caught commercially. Admission will be $3.50, For South Island has 'a more more information call the mountainous terrain similar to Western Maryland Folklore that of the American Rockies. Society at 301424-5265 or Sheep are grown everywhere in 304-~6-2762 this part of the country. Some " of the most spectacular pic- ~ A~,~, tures of the collection were T ~,dc~ those of Milford Sound, mark- II Illllll Ill I l WANTS TO ENTERTAIN YOU! / ? Route 340 Harpers Ferry, W. Va. Phone: 30,1-535.6302 LIVE BANDS "COUNTRY BANDITS" Variety Music FRIDAY & SATURDAY MARCH 18th i0:00 P.M. until 2:00 A.M Proper Attire Please g 19th # ) ONION SETS 69' Lb. POTTING SOIL COW MANURE TOP SOIL PEAT Regular Price $2:29 - 40 lb. bag SALE PRICE 3 Bags for O0 Lawn Fertilizer, Garden Seeds, Grass Seeds, Fresh Produce. Bags $2.50 each 3 for Bulk Cubic V,d s 15 FARMERS MARKET & GARDEN CENTER U.S. Route 340, Charles Town, W. Va. Opiate Char/. Town RaceG Phone: 304- 725-1216