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18 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1978 IT'S NVERSE TIME T ROS Jack Purcells, Road Racer, Starfire, Coach, CX-Pro-Deluxe, Straight Shooter, Joy Rockets Over 200 Children Participate In Hunt; Prize Winners Listed Despite a freezing drizzle oil Three to five-year age group: rain, more than 200 youngsters I Donnie Ballenger, ist place; of the Charles Town and Ranson [ Sheila Pierce, 2nd Danny Litten, area flocked to Jefferson[3rd; Joel Polen, 4th; Aaron Memorial Park in Charles Town[ Polen, 5th and Dawn Berry, 6th. Saturday morning, March 25, to Six to eight age group-Mike participate in the annual Easter Kanehl, lst; Tom Collins, 2rid; Egg hunt sponsored by the Charles Town Kiwanis Club. And the wet and cold ground did not in the least dampen the spirits of the youngsters in their scavanger hunt for the some 90 dozen(l,080) eggs colored eggs which they had hidden all over the park property. Rich Feagans, chairman of the project, said the youngsters did such a thorough job of scouring the park for the eggs, they found most of them wifl sore 18 of them carrying stuffed animals as prizes. The prize winners were: Karen Kidwell, 3rd; Kim Via, 4th; Scott Pindell, 5th and Sherry Fitzgerald,Gth. Nine-to-Ten age group--- Veronica Newcomb, first and fifth; Brian Dillow, 2nd and 3rd; Brian Ristnn, 4th and Chris Ott, 6th. The eggs, which were donated to the Kiwanis for the hunt, by Dunn's Egg Factory in Mid- dleway, were colored by members of the Kiwanis Club, while the Charles Washington Theatre donated some theatre tickets as prizes for the hunt. Shrubbery, or Rake Your Lawn FREE ESTIMA TES Shenandoah Tree Service Charles Town, W.Va.- Phone: 725-2306 After 2 p.m. Removing... Topping... Brining March 30-2t Cavity Work .... Cabling . . i . Ill 1 II ,II FOR RESPONSIVE... EFFECTIVE... EFfiCIENT... COUNTY GOVERNMENT Many of us have mixed emotions about Revenue Sharing Funds which was initiated at our Federal level of Government. We have all paid for it thru Federal Income Taxes. Jefferson County should apply for and use its fair share. If not the funds will go to another county or municipality. JAMES L. LOUTHAN Democratic Candidate for County Commission Apr. 6-1t- Pol. Ad By Candidate i 1 II I I II|I - _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ MIDDLEWAY Mrs. Larry Ring Dial 725-2500 - -_ - _ -- _ - - The Middleway United Methodist Women met or Wednesday night at the home of ! Mrs. Larry Pierce with fifteen mebers and one guest present. The lesson for the evening was presented by Mrs. Larry Ring and her topic was "The Ministry Begins" and the scripture, John 2: 3-I-21-31-36. She opened with prayer and gave a very in- teresting lesson, the first part on Cana, the First Sign followed b) Passover in Jerusalem, Borr Anew and God So Loved the World. Portions of the scripture were read by Mrs. Sandra Gruber, Mrs. Mary White, Mrs. Elaine Friend and Mrs. Virginia Pierce followed by discussion. The president, Mrs. Sandra Gruber, conducted the business session. The secretary report and roll call was given. The secretary reported a total of 482 cards were sent last year and 230 visits by the women to the sick and shutins. The treasurer report was given. The group decided to practice self-denial for a month and at the next meeting turn in a self-denial offering and also to have a hymn sing and fellowship at the Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro. Mrs. Naomi Barrow, the chairman, will get a date and report back at the next meeting when it could be arranged. Dues were also paid for the year. With no further business the meeting was adjourned and the group formed their friendship circle for the Mizpah. The next meeting will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Carlton Swartz. The ladies were invited into the dining room where delicious refreshments were served by Mrs. Pierce assisted by Mrs. Arnold Dailey. An enjoyable social hour followed. Rev. Glen Stevens and sons, Rickie, Mark, Glen If, and David Willingham of Fork, Md., were recent luncheon guests with Mrs. Holmes White. They also called on other friends and acquaintances and returned home on Monday. Those in the hospitals from the community and surrounding areas are Rev. Charles Frum, Mr. Walter Meyer, Mrs. Alice Thompson, Mr. F. A. Bell in the Winchester Memorial Hospital; Mr. John Pierce, Jr., in the Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.; Mr. Albert Butler in Kings Daughters Hospital, Martinsburg; Mrs. Helen Anders, Jefferson Memorial Hospital; Mr. Harry Mercer and Mr. Calvin Pierce, Newton D. Baker Hospital; Rev. I I I J. RUSSELL FRITTS & SON, INC. 309 W. Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va, 9x 12 as low as $ 5 9.95 Quali00- M A Pnce You Can Afford I I[ I I I GLAZELLEpATTERN  A LmLm,kl vJ.00 Come in today and see our GAFSTAR Grand Sheet ALL Vinyl in stock Vinyl Floors that have all the qualities of the higher at lust $2,00 priced floors at easily affordable prices. They have a tough stain and scuff.resistant surface plus a "wax- Off lq. yd, free"* shine that requires very little care. GAFSTAR Grand comes in lots o] high style patterns and colors to choose from, A lot of floor for the money! "If desired, g/oss can be restored in heavy traffic areas by mechanica/ buffing. Harold Wolf in Florida. Let's I remember these people in our i prayer and with cards. I Rev. Milford C. Bell had the I misfortune of a fall at his home this past week and required treatment at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. This past Sunday was Cooperative Parish Sunday Pulpit Exchange at the Mid- dieway U.M.C. Rev. Robert Richardosn from the New Street Methodist Church in Shepherd- stown was the guest speaker. Mrs. Dorothy Hannas was among the group from the Jefferson Chapter of the AARP who traveled by bus to Orlando, Florida. They visited Disney World, Stars Hall of Fame, Sea World and went to St. Agugustine to tour the town and the Old Jail. P.F.C.J.R. Oaks, who's home is in Louisville, Ky., but stationed at Camp LeJeune, N.C., and P.F.C. Charles R. Shirley from Camp LeJeune spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Osar Breeden, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Penner, Mark and Kim and Mrs. Hazel Duke returned home after spending the past ten day at Daytona, Florida. While in Florida they visited Disney World, Sea World and enjoyed swimming and the good Florida weather. Mr. and Mrs. Harlon James visited on Sunday with Mr. Albert Butler in the King Daughters Hospital and Mrs. Albert Butler who is sick at I heine. On Sunday Mrs. Helen , Brengle visited with the James. I The PTA at the South Jef- ferson Elementary will meet on April 10th at 7:30 p.m. The program for the meeting will he their spring concert. All parents are invited to attend. Mrs. Daniel Carter of Rock- ville, Md., was a weekend guest wiith Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dram, Sr. Mrs. Carter is Mrs. Dunn's sister. She also visited with her brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Liskey. Other dinner guests on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Grafton Liskey. Afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Keenan Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lee and Michael, Mr. and Mrs. Terry Dunn and Christi, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn and children. Mr. and Mrs. D. P. McIlwee of Winchester, were Sunday guests with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Swartz. On Sunday afternoon they visited with their aunt, Mrs. Hattie Engle in Charles Town. Also had the pleasure of seeing some of their friends from Mt. Rainier, Md. Mrs. Elsie Ectont Mrs. Lillian Adams and Mrs. Patricia Kokosko. An enjoyable afternoon was spent together. On Friday Mr. and Mrs. Roy Swartz visited with Mr. Bill Ill Swartz, Mr. Hawk, Mr. Walter Moyer and Mrs. Alice Thompson who are patients in the Win- chester Memorial Hospital, Mr. Lee White has returned PUBLIC NOTICE The Eastern Panhandle Regional Planning and Development Council, Regio 0 9 has been requested by the Corporation of Shepherdstown to assist in the preparation of a pre: 'application for a Small Single-Purpose Community, Development Block Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. ' The minimum amount available under the single- purpose grant is $I00,00 and the maximum is $500,000. HUD will accept pre-applicatinns between May 1, 1978 and May 15, 1978. Eligible activities for funding include: acquisition of real property, senior centers, historic properties, utilities, streets, street lights, water facilities, sewer lines, parks and playgrounds, flood and drainage facilities, code enforcement, rehabilitation of buildings, comprehensive community planning, administrative costs, and economic development, Competition is expected to be intense and more pre- applications will be submitted to HUD than can he funded, Oral and written remarks will be accepted at a public hearing to be held on April 18,1978 at the Town Hall in Shepherdatown. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. and end not betore 8:30 p.m. A written citizen participation plan will be on file at the Shepherdstown Town Hall seven days prior to this public hearing. April S-lt back to Middleway. He is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kearns. Mrs. Julia Viands, mother of Mrs. Helen Shirley, celebrated her 83rd birthday on April 1st at the Knott Nursing Home. On Monday a small party was given Mrs. Viands by her daughter. Those helping to celebrate her birthday along with other ladies at the home, Mrs. Kenna Knott Alger, nurses and staff from the nursing home were Mrs. Helen Shirley, Mrs. Judy Mills and Renee, Mrs. Debbie Breeden and Mrs. Naomi Barrow. Cake and punch were served the guests and all joined in singing Happy Birthday to Mrs. Viands. Mrs. Li]lian Custer spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Johnson. SILVER GROVE Mrs. Juanita Buzzard Dial 725-2240 Mrs. Vanessa Everhart and Mrs. Hilda Piper were visitors on Wednesday with Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil of Shanandale Charge. The Silver Grove U.M. Church is sponsoring a paper drive until April 30Lb. Anyone having newspapers to donate to this worthy cause should contact Mrs. Patsy Everhart at 725-8608 and they will be picked up. Benefit will go toward the church. Mr. Cecil Everhart has been a patient at Winchester Memorial Hospital since last Wednesday. He will be released one day this week. Let's all keep him in our prayers. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Waters and son were dinner guest on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Stewart and family of Fox Glen. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Chap- man,Jr., and children were visitors on Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Merve Jackson and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Ran Smith and children of Martinsburg were visitors during the week with Mrs. Beatrice Everhart and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Everhart and sons of Dargan, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Whitehair and son of Shepherd- stown; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Everhart and daughters were visitors on Sunday with Mrs. Vanessa Everhart. Mr. and Mrs. John Whitehair and son were visitors on Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Haugh of Waynesboro, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond WALLS CLEANED YOUr painted walls and ceilings will look Itke new after cleaning with nm#ly invented scientific machine. Reasonable, All work guaranteed FREE ESTIMATE Alkis lq Did 725.4201 Waters and son; and Miss Pam Staubs were visitors on Friday evening with Mr, and, Mrs. Wayne Smith and family of Security Hills; and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smoot and son of Park View Trailer Court; and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Knott. Mr, and Mrs. Walter Cogle were visitors on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Longerbeam and family of Hostler Road. Mr. Gary Harris of Dargan, Md,, was a visitor during the week with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cogle and Susan. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Price were visitors during the week with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cogie. Mr. and Mrs. Keith Whitehair and son of Shepherdstown were visitors on Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. John Whitehair and SOn. Mr. and Mrs. George Talton and family of Chestnut Hill were visitors during the week with Mrs. Beatrice Everhart and family. Mrs. Elsie Grey spent the past week with Mr. and Mrs. James Grey & Sons of Westridge Hills. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Grove and family of near Baltimore, Md., Mrs. Bertha Manuel, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Higgs and children of Walnut Grove, Mrs. Elsie Grey of Kabletown, Mr. and Mrs. James Grey and sons of West Ridge Hills, were dinner guests on Easter Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Longer- beam, the occasion being Mary's birthday. Mrs. Sharon Ott and daughters of Mannings were dinner guests on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Calvis Grove and sons. Mr. Elzy Longerbeam of Mt. Mission, Mr. Marshall Grove t Va., Mrs. Sharon Ott and daughters, and Mrs. Donna Everhart were visitors on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Dearl Grove. Mrs. Brenda Jackson and daughter, Dana, and Miss Dessie Jackson were dinner guests on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Captain Rodgers. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Walling Hagerstown were dinner guests on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Michael Rodgers and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Chapman, Jr., and children of Ranson were dinner guests on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Chapman and granddaughter, Amy. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smoot and son of Park View Trailer Court, and Mrs. Delores Walling of Hagerstown were visitors on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Captain Rndgers. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Rodgers and daughters were visitors on Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Walling of Hagerstown. Mrs. Sandra Smith and son of Security Hills, Mrs. Norma Smoot and son of Park View Trailer Court were visitors on Monday with Mrs. Frances Rodgers. Rev. Arnold announces at Gospel Godin Sunday Childrens' Morning Tuesday at meeting, available 7254845. Wednesday at 7 Study and welcome. Fun is like the older you are it costs. imfllNl{lemlL We will appreciate your cooperat in giving the WELCOME WAGON any name which may come to your for the occasions listed belo NAME: STREET" CITY" PHONE: STATE ZIF Please N EWCOM E R Check BIRTH OF BABY Occasion ENGAGEMENTS Name BOX 657 Ad,e,, CHAeteSTOW N, Phone 725 - 5229 AGNES.B. T Democratic Canq House of Delegates 36th ONE OF THE ISSUES HOUSING IN JEFFERSON PLAIN TALKING SC p WE MUST HAVE BETTER AVAILABLE TO KEEP OUR PEOPLE THE STATE. WE MUST HAVE COOPERATION BETWEEN OUR THE WEST VIRGINIA HOUSING FOR MORTAGES TO MID AND LOW FAMILIES. citizens for Agnes B. Thomas MODEL ACT-M 8HIL ON A REGENCY Sale Priced at only $79.,s i =. !On a II I Pbs2 3 0ays Only THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY This r Ad Coupon is. Worth $10.00 in Crystals. With MOFFETT'S RADIO SHA Ranson, West Virginia 25438 304-725-7321