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Charles Town, West Virginia
April 6, 1978     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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April 6, 1978

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1978 PEOPL !S BANK [] II OF CHARLES TOWN A GROWING BANK FOR A GROWING COMMUNITY Mountain Heritage Arts And Crafts Festival Is Slated The gently rolling farmlands near historic Harpers Ferry, W.Va., will again form the setting for the 7th annual Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival to be held June 9, 10 and 11. Over 130 artists and craft- speople will be demonstrating and selling traditional crafts and contemporary skills beneath exhibit tents. The area is just south of Harpers Ferry, off US. Route 340. Carefully screened for stiff quality standards, handicrafts exhibited and displayed come in -never ending varieties and colors appealing to practically everyone's interest. There will be quilting, pottery throwing, spinning, rugmaking, weaving on hand looms, handwrought furniture, and much more. Visitors may watch craftsmen as they demonstrate their skills. While enjoying the scenic beauty of West Virginia, delightful Appalachian music and dancing will be provided by selected entertainers. Food and drink concessions will be provided, and visitors are in- vited to picnic on the festival grounds while enjoying a weekend in the country. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, June 9-10, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, June 11. Admission of $2 for adults includes free parking. Children 6-17 pay $1 each. Special AMTRAK trains from Washington to Harpers Ferry will be available on Saturday and Sunday with free bus service from the station to the festival grounds. Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts brochures available upon request from" Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival, sponsored by Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 430, Charles Town, W.Va., 25414. KABLETOWN Mrs. Marianna Smallwood Dial 725-5707 Truly a sign of spring - gar- dening. Peas, potatoes, lettuce, onion sets and radishes are being planted. Won't be long until the sound of lawn mowers will be heard. Cars are being deprived of winter dirt and dust and are now shining. Spirits are being renewed. Glen Cogle, a fishing en- thusiast, tells an interesting story about this sport. On Friday of last week he snagged a trout but it got away. Returning Saturday he had it on the hook YOU BUY THE PAINT, but nearing the bank of the stream again it maneuvered hack into the stream. Returning on Sunday - no luck. Then on Monday he had better results when he landed the brook trout. Weighing it at the local store revealed it was 1 lb. - 13 oz. Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Ware and his mother, Mrs. J. Edgar Ware, attended a family dinner Easter Sunday at the home of the lat- ter's son-in-law and daughter, bad case of laryngitis and was unable to report for work in the office of the Telephone Com- pany, Martinsburg. Last week Mrs. Charles McDonald, a member of the Charles Town Senior Women's Club, attended the West Virginia Conference of Women's Club at their annual convention which was held at the Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs. She was accompanied by two other club Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Ramey near members, Mrs. Ross and Mrs. Charles Town. Lyter. While there, she turned Mr. Daniel Gaynor of Mid- dleway, who has been a patient in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital, returned to his home Saturday. He and Mrs. Gaynor spent a short time Saturday afternoon at the home of their i son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hill, Aundrea and Jennifer. The planned rummage sale sponsored by the Kabletown Ladies Society will be held at the American Legion, West Washington Street, Charles Town, Thursday and Friday, April 20th and 21st. Miss Patricia F. Rissler of Washington, D.C., Dr. Jane F. Rissler, Irvington, New York, Mrs. Robert Sheely and mem- bers of her family were visitors during the weekend with their father, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rissler. The former has recently been promoted as Deputy Staff Director in the Office of Congressman William Ford of Michigan. We are sorry to report that Mrs. Lewis Rissler has a back the clock of time to her childhood days when she en- joyed a six mile tour in an old time carriage drawn by two horses through the beautiful scenic countryside of Greenbrier county. These club members were very happy to bring back to their club and their president, Mrs. C. F. Wall, who was unable to attend this convention, an engraved silver tray as an award for community Im- provement. This was given by the Sears Roebuck Company and presented to Mrs. Lyter, vice- president, by Mr. Guy Eberhart, a representative of Sears Roebuck Company. Monday evening Mr. and Mrs. Terry Carroll and daughter, Jennifer, of Berryville, were visitors of his motherl Mr. and Mrs. Nelson White. Dennis Saylor returned home Easter Sunday after a social and business week's visit in Weirton paints W.Va. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Terry Rowland and son, Michael, Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Buddy) Kelly and daughter of near Charles Town, Miss Kim Kelly of Mechanic- stown were visitors Easter Sunday at the home of the for- mer's son-in-law and daughter, Mr, and Mrs. Dan Cooper, Hillsboro, Va. The event also observed the second natal an- niversary of the latter's daughter, hngela. Members of the Central Circuit UM. Churches are in- vited to attend a covered dish supper at 6:30 Sunday, April 9th, in the Chestnut Hill U.M. Church. A hymn sing will follow the supper. Mr. and Mrs. Milton A. Rouss have returned home after a most interesting and delightful vacation in Arizona. They brought back many artifacts and souvenirs relating to the tours they were on including one to Mexico. Mr. and Mrs. John Kanode of Boyce, Va.; Miss Margaret Ware, Charles Town and Mrs. Clarence Smallwood were supper guests of Mrs. Oral Hughes, Sunday evening. They previously had attended the play, "Goodbye, Charlie", at the Old Opera House. We're sorry to report that Mr. Thomas Penwell has been on the sick list. We hope that he will I I IIII MUNICIPALITY Of HARPERS FERRY STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON, MUNICIPALITY OF HARPERS FERRY, To-wit: At a special session of the council of the municipality of Harpers Ferry, held in the council chambers thereof, in the Municipal Building on the 22nd day of March, 1978, there were present H. W. Brawley, Mayor; Linda O. Rago, Recording Officer, and E. L. Smallwood, Edith Alexander, A. W. Shewbridge, and W. D. Stowell, members of the council of said municipality. In accordance with Section 14, Article 8, Chapter 11, of the West Virginia Code as Amended, the Council proceeded to make an estimate of the amounts necessary to be raised by levy of taxes for the current fiscal year, and doth determine and estimate the several amounts to be as follows: CURRENT REGULAR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES soon be on the road to recovery. Grant Small Cities Program. I citizens of The Rev. Michael Smith of the The meeting to be conducted have the Ol Harpers Ferry UM. Charge by Mayor Charles E. Bosley and views about the exchanged pulpit with the Rev. John Anzivino, Regional] community. Joanne Alexander last Sunday. Planner with the Eastern] The The latter was guest minister at Panhandle Regional Planning i Town Hall in the Asbury U.M. Church, and Development Council, I will begin at 7:3o Charles Town. Rev. Smith Region 9, is part of the citizen I end before 8:30P. brought a very forceful message participation process required I ** i* to the small but very attentive by HUD in filing for block Most congregation atthelocalchurch, grants. At this hearing the marter than Give You Honest, Efficient And Capable Service As A COUNTY COMMISSIONER CI On May 9 In The Primary Election VOTE FOR Raymond Lee Jenkins  County Commission, Kabletown District THANK YOU March 23-4T--Pd. (Pd. PoI,Ad b Estimate Form No. 1...ESTIMATE ,,,- BUY ,, The amount due and the amount that will become due and collectible from every source during the fiscal year, EXCEPT FROM THE LEVY OF TAXES to be made for the year. THE Cash Balance on Hand (Estimated) $ 3,000  Va(;UU G I nets I A Rents--Buildings & Concessions 4,9o0 v-- ROSES ROS00. BUS00I" Permits Fees Taxes (Other than Property Taxes) Licenses Miscellaneous 9,125 7,100 800 400 200 H IO " U:;;; li P r;elted v--.,nh R. I O_D: e iP rDrive Total Estimated Receipts 25,525 with heautt,-- With each sale of ESTIMATED1. Salary of MayorCURRENT EXPENDITURES 200t --  ' Cle+..+ e e, O" a" r,,carreru, .. paints 2. Salary of Recorder Clerk 200.0o " V.m-"-d o| carpet._ carpe" a"d "stment, 3. Salary of Treasurer 200.00 h, utornattc 7. Salary of Councilmen or Commissioners 500.00 :ull time ede'cleanin9 8. Salaries of Assistants and Clerks 400.00 SAVE 2.00 11. General Expenses Police Department 1,900.00 Se?W? 9:aC 16. General Expense Fire Dept. 500.00 20. General Expenses Health Dept. 100.00 hmentS  PREMIUM ONE COAT 23. General Expenses Crematory & Garbage Dept. 300.00 LATEX GLOSS MAKES 24. Buildings Maintenance Salaries & Supplies 500.00 Co HOUSE PAINTING EASY 26. Furniture, Fixtures & Office Machines 1,000.00 : Water-Fire Protection, Streets & Sewers 800.00 One coat covers most 30. Water-City Building & Other Purposes 200.00 surfaces Latex mid-gloss stays glossy 31. Light for Street Lighting 2,500.00 longer than oil paints, resists 32. Light-City Building, Traffic Lights, Etc. 600.00 fading 33. Repairs, Street and Traffic Lights 500.00 Use on house trim, windows, 34. Fuel-Heating City Building 2,600.00 cOI Egl IilLE_.=f doors--fine for siding, too 35. Telephone & Telegraph (All Departments) 100.00 ,hoose White or decorator 37. Legal Publications 200.00 colors 38. Insurance on City Building & Other Property 800.00 _ . ,,L rib | f',=,,  10 s9 39. Premiums on Policemen's & Official Bonds 200.00 UVI--.,eepI.,usten' 40. Election Expenses 200.00 .. oning ocflOn 41.. Attorneys' Fees, Court Costs & Damages 500.00 Gal. 42. Salaries, Engineering Department 100.00 &.posltlon ,, r 45. New Equipment Street Dept. 1,000.00 edg e'cleoning Reg. 12.59 GALLON 40. Materials, Supplies & Expenses, Street Dept. 4,225.00 Full tim 47. Maintenance of Sewers, Salaries & Supplies 1,000.00 5900 SAVE 2.00 48. Construction of New Street, Sidewalks & Sewer 2,500.00 S 50. Audit by Tax Commissioner 500.00 55. Traveling & Car Expenses of City Officials 100.00 61. Contingent Expense (Mandatory only) 750.00 PREMIUM ONE COAT 62. Dues to Municipal League (Code 8-12-6) 50.00 ,.,-' finite d FLAT LATEX TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES 25,525.00 ="'__:|t-Je.=. RESISTS PEELING ova,,--- Rugged, long-lasting flat Ass'ed Proposed sve lfllO I flnllh Valuation Rate of Levy _. wITH Protects against blistering :OM PLETE ' and peeling CLASS l AI-''TACHMENTS Excellent for use on metal Personal Property $ 54,350 12.5c eaves, downspouts & gutters Public Utility Property 20,000 12.5c One coat coverage TOTAL 74,350 Easy water clean-up CLASS II WE CARRY GENUINE HOOVERBAGS! 9 OL RealEstate 628,700  25c TOTAL 6283OO CLASS IV " Real Estate 417,500 50c Personal Property 259,110 50c , Reg. 11.99 GALLON Public Utility Property 405,600 50c ,I " i i , TOTAL 1,082,210 For ONE WEEK r0000carter paints TOTAL VALUATION 11785,260 :i STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, APRIL Charles Town Road MUNICIPALITY 00ow. A PRI L 10 tO i, Linda O. Rago, Recording Officer of said municipality, do t rtinsburg 267-2430 hereby certify that the foregoing are true copies from the record of j orders made and entered by the council of said municipality on the Summer Store Hours day of March, 1978. Melvin T Strider ( Mon., Tues., Thurs. 8-6 Weds. & Sat. &l Given under my hand this 22rid day of March, 1978. Fd. 8-9 (Closed 5-6:30) APRILS-=- Linda O. Rago - R00order CHARL|$ TOWN, W.A. March 30-2t The Kabletown Ladies Society will meet Wednesday evening at 7:30 on April 12th at the home of Mrs. Floyd Harshman. The Kabletown Church Memorial Fund has received a gift in memory of Mrs. Louise Langdon from her daughters, Louise and Harriet, and son, Charles. Shepherdstown To Hold On HUD Grant April 18 The Corporation of Shepherdstown will hold a public hearing on April 16, in preparation for filing for a HUD Community Development Block Give Me The Oppo To Prove To You That pRicES 00eouceO onPowerD rwe00