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I SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1978 Bethel PEOPL BANK OF CHARLES TOWN A GROWING BANK FOR A GROWING Miss Marsha Lee Martin Is Bride of Mark . Miller i MRS. MARK DOUGLAS MILLER United Methodist Bakerton, was the for a lovely candlelight for the marriage of Miss Marsha Lee and Mark Douglas Miller the afternoon on 18. bride is the daughter of Mrs. Harry E. Martin, and the groom is and Mrs. Lewis N. % of Heatherfield, nuptial musical program Presented by Mrs. D. Lee Miss Betty Soloist, accompanying the guitar, sang "I By Your Side" as the mothers of the bride were being seated, Only Just Begin". for the double ring was the Rev. Royce candlelight service was ed before an altar With arrangements of Pink, blue and white The family pews were With white satin bows. on the arm of her and given in marriage by the bride entered on a white aisle and was a picture of in her gown of white peau de sole with an bodice covered with i embroidered alencon lace and a Queen Anne neckline of lace and seed pearls. The long fitted sleeves ended with lace cuffs and seed pearls. The floor length gown had a full cathedral length train of ruffled lace falling from a satin bow at the waist. The bride's fitted headpiece was covered with matching lace and seed pearls, with a three- tiered chapel length veil of silk illusion. The bride wore around her neck a tear-drop opal necklace. She carried a bouquet of white sweetheart roses and pink and blue painted daisies and stephanotis centered on a white lace covered Bible. Her something old was a lace han- dkerchief. Her something new was her gown. Something borrowed was her necklace and something blue was her garter, She carried a lucky sixpence in her shoe. Miss Mary Jane Martin was her sister's maid of honor and Miss Wendy Hammersla and Miss Kim Basore were bridesmaids. The honor at- tendant wore a pink a-line satin gown covered with organza. The bridesmaids wore blue gowns identical to the maid of honor. They carried bouquets of pink and blue painted daisies with stephanotis. Easier_THE MOST JOYFUL TlktE OF YEAR SO Remember Your Friends and Loved Ones By Sharing Joy and Spreading Love With A Lovely Shenandoah-Potomac District WinnerState Garden Club Award Little Miss Melissa Martin, niece of the bride, carried a white wicker basket filled with rose petals. She wore a floor length gown of pink organdy with a satin bow. Master G. W. Wright, the groom's cousin, was ring bearer. He carried the rings on a white satin pillow edged in lace. Jeff Miller, brother of the groom, served as best man. Ushers were Francis Morgan and Kenneth Thomas, all of Shepherdstown. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Martin wore a full length gown of pink quiana with an overcape of pink organza with small seed pearls. The groom's mother wore a full-length gown of blue polyester knit. Both mothers wore corsages of white daisies. Mrs. Lawrence Oden, grandmother of the bride, and Mrs. Clarence Wright and Mrs. William E. Miller, grand- mothers of the groom, were all )resented with white daisy corsages. William E. Miller, grandfather of the groom, was presented with a white carnation boutonniere. A reception followed the ceremony in thebanquet room of the Wit Club in Shepherdstown. The four-tier cake was baked by Mrs. Rosalie Talley and was served by Mrs. Wayne Wright. Miss Susie Hansrote served at the punch bowl. The refresh- ment tables were covered with linen tablecloths and centered with an arrangement of blue, pink and white daisies and long white tapers in silver holders. Mrs. Norman McBride was at the guest book and the bridesmaids served at the gift table. Mrs. Norval Rowlings was hostess. All were presented with white daisy corsages. Rice packets were distributed by Melissa Ann Wright and Patti Jo Miller. The bride is a 1977 graduate of Jefferson High School and is employed as a legal secretary with the law firm of Avey, Steptoe, Perry and VanMetre, Martinsburg. The groom is also a 1977 graduate of Jefferson High School and is employed by John Lowe, Shepherdstown. The Shenandoah-Potomac District, was the winner of one of the top state awards presented at the awards dinner of the West Virginia Garden Club, Inc., annual meeting held Tuesday, March 21, at the Greenbrier Hotel in White SUlphur Springs, W. Va. The Shenandoah-Potomac District's award was the Wolford Life Membership award, given to the district showing the greatest increase in State life memberships, based upon a percentage of members of the district. This was just one of a host of special awards presented at the dinner by Mrs. Royce Mc- Donald, of Huntington, president of the WVGCI, to the various garden clubs and districts who exhibited outstanding work during the year 1977. The only awards to come to the Eastern Panhandle section, was the Fleming Conservation award, which went to the Pre-nuptial parties included a kitchen shower given by Mrs. Wayne Wright and miscellaneous showers given by Mrs. Ercei Basore and daughter Kiml and Mrs. Norval Rowlings. A buffet dinner was hosted by the groom's parents following rehearsal on the eve before the wedding. The couple presented gifts to their attendants at that time Upon their return from a short wedding trip the couple is residing in their newly-furnished apartment in Heatherfield in Shepherdstown. Guests were from Virginia, Maryland and different points in West Virginia. Foxglove Garden Club of Berkeley Springs, Mrs. E. P. Quarantillo, Jr., president, for the establishment of the Colonial Herby Garden, at the train station in Berkeley Springs; and one to Mr. Ted Fearnow, con- servationist, who advised the newly formed Foxglove Club, in their outstanding efforts. The W. Va. State Wildlife Federation conferred an unpredecented title, "The Conservationist of the 20th Century", upon Mr. Fearnow. He has been a champion of conservation and natural resources management for more than 50 years. He assisted in getting Berkeley Springs' 200-year-old park named to the National Register. Mrs. C. Manning Smith of Charles Town, served as co- chairman of the convention, along with Mrs. Ellis O. Coleman, of Martinsburg, and Mrs. C. Vincent Townsend, Martinsburg, served as hostess for the convention. To Stage Charm Revue April 8 The Jefferson High Fine Arts Association will sponsor their annual Charm Revue in the Jefferson High School Auditorium Saturday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. Sixty-nine contestants will vie for the title of Miss Jefferson High 1978. Entertainment will b by the Jefferson High Pop Singers and the Jefferson Jazz Ensemble. Admission will be $2 for adults and $1 for students and senior citizens. Proceeds will be used for the Cougar Marching Band I trip to Disney Worldl Wayside Garden Club Meets At the Home of Mrs. Payne The Wayside Garden Club met at the home of Mrs. Roscoe Payne on Tuesday, February 28, with 20 members present. Mrs. Payne, the president, led the meeting with those present repeating the West Virginia Garden Club Collect. She in- traduced the guest speaker for the meeting, Mrs. James Wiltshire, manager of Van Tol Florists, who presented the program on dried flowers under the glass of a picture frame. Mrs. Wiltshire stressed the importance of using a frame with depth to start with, using velvet covering for the back and surface of the frame on which IllU lIT  flower are to be glued into place. "r IRAF'r She entertained members by making art angements under E A S T E R CA R D glass, using celosia, baby's breath, miniature marigolds, We Have A Wide Selection baby roses and other flowers. She indicated that silica gel is ideal for drying, but many O- flowers may he dried just by h, nd You'll Want To hanging upsidedown in a dark, Accent That Get Some of Our warm place. Also, flowers should be wired Easter Bonnet, Our Perfect before drying and should he gathered just before they reach their peak of perfection. Her program was not only in- teresting, but members felt they gained valuable information from her presentation. Mrs. Payne extended a Perfumes Camera Suppliesfor Taking Those Easter Bunny Pictures C, SCOTT & WHIT welcome to new member, Mrs.Robert Blower. Minutes of the December meeting were read and the treasurer's report was given. :narles Town Pharmacy White, tour chairman of the club, reported !',OUR DISCOUNT PHAACY that the Wayside Club would show the Old Opera House during the annual House and Garden Tour on April 29 and 30. 12S W. Washington St.- Chades Town, W.Va. Mrs. James Moler will set up a NEWLY REMODELED schedule of hostesses for this event. Announcement was made of the Garden Council Flower Show which will be held May 10th and llth at the Episcopal Parish 'House with all clubs par- I ticipating. { Mrs. Robert Butler acted as judge for the club's arrangements. The flower show Practice "Sweethearts", made by Mrs. Richard Adams, Mrs. Donald Hetzel and Mrs. Philip Jimrusti, was awarded a blue ribbon. Refreshments were served by the hostess and committee of Mrs. Kenna Travell and Mrs. Richard Adams. COMMUNITY T, ry Lee Crawford, Mr. Thomas RSONALS Married In Kearneysville daughters, Michaela an Miss Terri  Crawford and l attired in a blue and pink JShoshaua Elan. of ,se,n, New Tyrone "Tony O Mar Thomas flowered dress with beige ac-I Jerse have been visiting her . , . . Y were umted m marriage on cessones and also wore a white I urtis February 11 in a 7:00 p.m. corsage of carnations. Iif:rtS'MMrviae d HMo?se FCarm, candlelight ceremony in the The reception was held in the{ near Kabletown,,W. Va. Presbyterian Church in Kear- church social hall which was{ George "Gus' Penwell has neysville, with Rev. Randall appropriately decorated withireturn { to his home near Trembaofficiating at the double streamers and bells. White{ Charles Town, after back ring ceremony. . burning. . , candles_ .. flanked .a vase[, surgery, recentlv, in the Win- The bride is the daughter of oj pink aria wrote carnat|Ons on{ chester Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Judith Melenson of me serving table. Crystal ap-{ Shenandoah Junction, and pointments were used to hold[ U_.,i_a m.....,__. Gerald Crawford, of Broadway, mints, nuts, chips and punch,l gllJp[l[ [XH[ Va. The groom is the son of Mrs. Dorothy Thomas, Kearneysville and the late Marvin Thomas. The altar was graced with two vases of daisies, spider grass and lilacs with two burning candlelabra and burning candles in each window. Mrs. Norvai Johnston, Sr., organist, played the processional and nuptial selections of I Love You Truly, Sweetest Story Ever Told, O Promise Me and the recessional wedding March by Mendel. Given in marriage by her parents, the petite bride entered on the arm of her father. She was lovely in a long chiffon gown in a soft blue and pink floral paisley print with matching cape with silver slippers. She carried a single long stemmed yellow rose tied with blue ribSon. Mrs. Patricia Thomas, sister- in-law of the groom, served as the bride's only attendant She wore a long light blue gown, styled with a scooped neckline and flounce sleeves and white accessories. Larry Thomas, brother of the groom, served as best man. The mother of the bride chose a two piece ensemble of blue and black with black accessories and a corsage of white carnations. The mother of the groom was which was poured by the bride's sister, Miss Starta Crawford and assisted by Mrs. Larry Thomas. The three tiered wedding cake in all white was adorned by a miniature bride and groom. The cake was a gift to the couple by the bride's mother and grand- mother, Mrs. Dyetta Hall. It was cut and served by the groom's sister, Mrs. Charlotte Padgett and sister-in-law, Mrs. Debbie Thomas. Also assisting with the serving were the groom's sister- in-law, Mrs. Rose Thomas and Miss Laura Payne. Serving as floating hostesses were the groom's aunts, Mrs. Edith Thomas and Mrs. Madalinc Putman. The couple thanks all those who helped in any way with the reception. The couple will reside at Snyder's Trailer court in Shenandoah Junction. They plan a delayed honeymoon in the summer. The bride is a 1976 graduate of Jefferson High School and is employed by Dixie Nareo in Plans Luncheon, Style Show At Cliffside "Top of the Hill" luncheon and style show on Wednesday, April 29, promises to be an out- standing Spring social event as well as an anticipated successful money-making project by members of the Jefferson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The setting for the event will be the new banquet room of the Cliffside Motor Inn, Harpers Ferry. At 12:30 noon, lunch will be served after which spring fashions will be modeled around the new swimming pool by auxiliary members. Sponsoring the fashion show will be The Barn, Inwood, showing suitable apparel for all ages and for all occasions. Approximately 15 ladies will be :using several changes of costume. Tickets are available at $6.50 Charles Town. The groom leachfrom auxiliary membersor graduated in 1965 fromlby calling Mrs. Arrah Mae Leh- Shepherdstown High School and man, ticket chairman, phone is employed with the W. Va. Department of Highways. Out of town guests attended from Virginia, Maryland and points in West Virginia. SHANNONDALE WOMEN'S CLUB PRESENTS CHECK TO ]HREE FIRE COMPANIES On behalf of the Shannondale Women's Club, Mrs. Agnes Thomas is shown presenting a donation to Mr. Bill Stewart, chief of the Blue Ridge Mountain Fire Unit, Mr. J. Kenneth Willingham, Chief of the CRizens Fire Company, and J. B. Barr, Lieutenant of the Independent Fire Company. All three fire departments serve the Shannondale area, and are very pleased and thankful to the Women's Club. JR. WOMAN'S CLUB TO HOLD BAKE SALE FRIDAY The Charles Town Junior Woman's Club will have an Easter bake sale on Friday, March 24, from 2-8 p.m at Heck's Department Store. On sale will be cakes, candies, cookies and dyed eggs. MENTAL HEALTH CENTER TO BE CLOSED FRIDAY The Eastern Panhandle Mental Health Center, 212 North George Street, Ranson, will he closed Friday, March 24, Good Friday. Anyone needing service may call 725-9685. 7254527. Advance sale of 300 tickets is hoped for in which event there will be no tickets sold at the door oil the day of the fashion show. The fashion show luncheon will be the first of two annual major money making en- deavors. The prime motivation of the hospital auxiliary is to provide personal services to patients through work of the volunteer services, also to assist in the purchase of needs for the hospital through use of monies of the Memorial Fund and general treasurY. Mr., Mrs. Fritts Are Honored on 31st Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. James F. Fritts, Washington Street, Bolivar, were honored on their 31st weddinganniversary on Sunday, March 12, by their children. About 30 family members helped to celebrate the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Fritts were married March 10, 1947, in Hagerstown, Md. They are the parents d five Children -- Mrs. Charles "Shirley" Henry and Mrs. Herbert "Catherine" Dinges, both of Charles Town; Mrs. Alfred "Barbara" Kidwell and James F. Fritts, Jr., both of Harpers Ferry; and Larry Fritts, of Shepherdstown. mest ...featuring the finest in young girls and boys spring fashions. Fine brands of clothing at of- .. fordable prices and one of the ellrer TODA Y{ , . , .. . ,.,, FR|$TUFF|DTOYLAMII #orgesf selecflons of cn#larens Tohr arct ZStt fashions in the area. , No Purchase Necessary  " ' ---  .0'. W. Washington St..,. Young fashions