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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 20,1978 DEATHS MRS. P. H. B. VAN TOL Mary Lane Van Tol, wife of Captain Pieter H. B. Van Tol USN, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 18, at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Va.' A native "of Burgaw, N. C., Mrs. Van Tol resided at 200 Point Drive, Williamsburg, Va., with her husband, who is Com- manding Officer of the U.S. Naval Supply Center, Cbeatham Annex, and their daughter. Services will be held at Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg on Friday morning, with burial at Arlington National Cemetery in the afternoon. Mrs. Van Tol is survived by bet husband and one daughter, Juliana; her mother, Mrs. C. S, County Urges Sewage Talks; Votes 'Aye' On Jail, Landfill BY GREGORY MAZZONI Time was of the essence to the Jefferson County Commission, which acted on a number of issues at its veekiy meeting April 14 at the County Cour- thouse, Charles Town. Foremost on its agenda was discussion of an Infiltration Inflow Analysis, a study that suggests adoption of a new sewage system for an area bordering on, but north of Charles Town and Ranson. The study alleges that the city's system is ineffective with pride that the county land- fill recently received a Cer- tificate of Approval from the state Health Department. The county is one of few in West Virginia to have received the commendation. Commission tabled for a week discussion on the Mathias- Fisher Bill, a measure before the U.S. Congress to transfer authority of the Potomac River basin to the Secretary of the Interior and a 22-member ad- visory commission, four of whom would represent West Virginia. The Commission authorized Ash to contact a steeple jack to replace the ropes and to paint the two flag poles in front of the Courthouse. Efforts Underway Two Persons Hurt ]South African Official Addresses Lions, In Two-Car Wreck Kiwanis At Joint Ladies' Night Meet, ng Lane, ofBurgaw, N.C.,andtwo because much unnecessary TO Review Student brothers, sewage is treated. An improved I Captain Van Tol is the son of system would be costly but nore thelateMr, andMrs. P.H.B. lmmunizations Here Van Tol of Charles Town. the existing plant could serve I many more customers, the study ............ ----- states. ' and immunize l toAs a part of a nationwide effort whooping cough, and tetanus. Commissioner Henry M. identify "All of these diseases," Dr. MIDDLEWAY Snyder asked whether the city of children who are unprotected Allara said, "can he crippling or Mrs. Larry Ring Dial 725-2500 MMMmmMMMI (Deferred From Last Week) Miss Gina and Gall Marshall of Crisfield, Md., spent the weekend with their mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Town should not be against childhood diseases, the consulted before any decisions Jefferson County Health were made. Other Cam- Department and the Jefferson mmsioners agreed and directed County Schools have reviewed Administrative Assistant David immunization records for L. Ash to arrange a meeting children ages 5 through 17. This Thursday, April 20 between week, notices will be sent to Commission and Charles Town parents to inform them of their officials. Ash distributed copies children's immunization needs. of the study and urged Cam- Earl D. Allara, M.D., health Tuesday Evening Two persons sustained minor injuries in a two-car collision which occurred about 7 p.m. Tuesday evening on the "S" curve on the Flowing Springs Road near the Jefferson High School. Charles Town State Police said a car being driven by Stuart R. Fluke, of Route I, Charles Town, and a car being driven by June Elizabeth Small, RFD Charles Town, collided on the curve with total property damages to the two cars set at $75o.00. June Elizabeth Small, and Sheri A. Small, 15, a passenger Canby at Leight's Trailer Park. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. George Gruber on the birth of their third son, Adam William, 9 pounds and 8 ounces, born on April 4 in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Adam has two brothers, Joey and P.D. On Wednesday, Adam was tran- sferred to the University Hospital in Charlottesville, Va., where he underwent surgery. Mrs. Esther Swartz of Bunker Hill; Mr. Leonard White of Martinsburg; Mr. Paul Hough and Mrs. Nellie Supe, from missionerstoread them by then. officer, spokesman for the The Commission agreed atlh department and Donald unanlmously toprovide$1,117.45 K. Mickey, spokesman for for an air filtering system for Jefferson County Schools, said compr, essortanks relied upon by that an all-out effort is being county fire fighters and State made to assure that all county Police scuba divers. The request children are fully immunized was made by Kenneth against seven dangerous Williugham, director of Jef- diseases: polio, measles, ferson County emergency mumps, rubella, diptheria, services. in her car, were taken to Jef- ferson Memorial Hospital, via private car for treatment of accident injuries. Investigation of the accident has not been completed. South Jefferson fatal to the victim. Worse still, App the diseases may return in nu ns rove epidemic proportions unless more children are immunized." Number Donations On a national basis, it is estimated that nearly 20 million children under age 15 have not Members of the South Jef- had all of the immunizations ferson Ruritans at their April they need. Dr. Allira said the 1meeting held at the Kahletown record review is a first step in United Methodist Church, ap- determining the extent of the problem in the local area. The health department ad- vises parents who received the notices to check the information against their own records, and to see their physician or local health department for the necessary immunizations. proved donations in the amount of $1,030.00 to four different organizations in Jefferson County. The Ruritans donated the sum of $500 to the new Show Barn to be built at the Jefferson County Fair Grounds near Leetown; another $200 to the Charles Town Independent Fire Company and the same amount to the Charles Wlllingham noted that OSHA Town Independent Fire om- bad recommended a change Road Projects Here pany and the same amount to the from the present system, in Charles Town Citizen's Fire which compressors are filled Company and $130.00 to the with air from "the most remote Summit Point Little League. The Lions and Kiwanis Clubs African Republic, Lion [ applied to south. of Charles Town held their an- President Daryl Johnson and l western, a n nual joint meeting and Ladies Kiwanis President Ran Wid-which was so Night on Tuesday, April 18, at myer. (Photo by Erroll Leslie). several of its the Lions Center. The speaker, Natie De Swardt, armed forces, Shown above, from left to was introduced by Charles being right, Kiwanian Charles Printzl Printz. Mr. De Swardt is the Natie De Swardt of the South "Information Officer" of the the United South African Consulate General Swardt, qho in New York City. He gave a tensively additionals to the Center's Bike brief history of his country and said he Room. Last year's revenue was explained the similarities of Americans did used to purchase gross motor South Africa and the U.S. He equipment for the Bike Room. stressed the long friendship Mrican policy. ' between the two countries and President Consultant Being spoke of the strained relation- traduced the ship that has developed in recent ficers of the Assigned b Gin. months under the present ad- President ministration in Washington. the directors lhln [ He expressed the belief that a Lions Club. Tele,.._.e L0ca.., double standard was being A social hour applied on the so-called human to 7 p.m. Noel M. "Mike" MeCroskey, a rights issue by the Carter Ad- served by native of Mountain City, Tenn., ministration. He said that a School Fine and former marketing con- different standard was being following the sultant with Medlog Marketing Services in West Germany, has been named assistant cam- YOUR munications consultant (marketing) with General Telephone Company. VOICE McCroskey will be assigned to Charles Town, according to Charles Town, were Sunday spots of the county". Though Will ouz,"--:n callers on Mr. and Mrs. Charles OSHA did not issue a formal Kearns and Mr. Lee White. citation, he added, the present Mrs. Naomi Barrow spent system could be dangerous if Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. polluted air -- from chimney Highway construction projects The Governor commended James KlunkinGreenoastleand smoke: or auto emission, tar totaling $218,301 will be un- Senator William Oates and they enjoyed shopping in example- were drawn into derway soon in Jefferson Delegate BiancaJamesfortheir Waynesboro, Pa. Callers at her compressors. home this week were Mr. Ed- When asked by Commissioner County, according to an an- aggressive support of the ad- nouncement made today by ministration s accelerated high- mond Dick of Inwood; Mrs. Snyder, "Isn't the outside air, Governor Rockefeller. way program. Edith Jones of Martinsburg; which everybody is breathing, The work is part of $7.6 million Rockefeller said the Jefferson Marion Lee Barron, Jr., and Lee okey in the tanks?" Willingham worth of highway construction County projects include a $99,671 Ann from Mill Creek. said that problems might contracts, including resurfacing contract to resurface 4.07 miles Mrs. Virginia Dunlap visited develop in underwater use or in on more than 125 miles of State Route 9 from Charles Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. emergency situations, throughout the state, according Town to the Virginia line and a Elmer Dunlap in Charles Town. Explaining his request to the Governor, and follows the $118630 contract to grade, drain, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Willingham noted, "Lives are awarding of work from the and resurface 0.2 miles of U.S. Nicodemus were Sunday dinner depending on it". Department of Highways' April Route .340, north of Jefferson guests with her sister, Mrs. The county jail was the focus 4 bid opening. County 26 near Charles Town. Eddie Lou Hart in Berryville, of attention as Commissioners Va. voted unanimously to approve a 'Johnny and Chris Hough of request from Sheriff Howard County Students of Joseph and Elizabeth Walter, Bunker Hill, spent the weekend Wilt to purchase 36 new mat- of Sbepherdstown. with their grandparents, Mr. tresses, andpaint and brushes to From Page I The students won honors to and Mrs. Harlan James. Sunday repaint the jail's interior. Old represent their county by callers were Mrs. HughieHough mattresses will be destroyed. The estimation problems placing in the top three in county of Bunker Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Also, Ash was authorized to demanded that the students, by competition held at Jefferson Harry James, Alice and Miriam obtain estimates for a fire alarm feeling a golf ball, for example, High School, March 29. As for from Martinsburg. system at the jail that would approximate its weight, in the finals, Shock declined to The Middleway Trailblazers 4- conform to state specifications, grams. Or, by viewing a long speculate about the students' H Club which was organized in C.F. Reininger, chairman of piece of string, held slack in chances. But the students felt January, met March 16 at the the development committee of parts, guess its length, in otherwise. home of Pamela Lockwood with county parks and recreation, millimeters. Conte, for example, said that The written tests, which be felt "just fine" about winning 13 members and one guest appeared before the Com- Wovided multiple choice an- the regional and that "we have, present, mission and discussed the The meeting was called to Leetown Park and the recent swers for the younger students, oh, about a 70 percent chance of order by the president, Adam $2,000 purchase of 6.8 acres of included questions such as "A the state. Howard. After repeating the 4-H lind in Bolivar for a recreation Train runs a distance of 960 Pledge and singing West park. Although a boundary miles in l6 hours, lf the train ran Virginia Boys and Girls, Kevin dispute has delayed develop- 20 miles per hour faster, how Orlando had devotions. " ment of the Bolivar-Harpers many hours would be required Steve Mark was elected club Ferry site, Reininger said that for the trip?" and, "The sum of treasurer to complete the slate the Parks Commission is in- three consecutive odd integers is of officers for this year. Tammy stalling lights for night softball "27. What are the numbers?" The "Combo" problem, on the Pifer gave a demonstration on /t Leetown, v rare Little Lague Pol..dv. by Candidate macrame for her project baseball, organized softball, other hand, pitted students "Hobbies". badminton, picnic and rest room against each other in a 52 - to 105- The County Extension Agent, facilities are now available to card "poker" game, Shock said. WAtU CtEANED Jim Staley, had the program the public. Plans include con- They were required to add and  with slide presentation on struction of an additional soft- subtract card values till they watĄ°urpaintedlsand ' bicycle safety. Pamela Lock- ball diamond and two tennis discovered the proper com- ce,,nosw,,, wood led the group in a game courts at Leetewn and similar bination of functions to match an ook,kerw after cleaning and refreshments were served facilities at Bolivar, Reininger opponents' upturned hand. wifhnewtYlnvented by the hostess, said. Despite the apparent difficulty scientific The next meeting will be April Commissioners raised ob- of questions- particularly to machine. #4 /,,k I " work guaranteect I'l  II 20 at the home of Tammy Pffer jection to its insurance cam- those schooled in the "old" R.sonable. AI, *s r  ,, m Middleway. All members are pany's authorization for repairs mathematics-- County students FREE ESTIMATE t] m | I reminded to bring their project to a Sheriff's cruiser, driven by captured individual honors at A |q   !t books to the meeting. Deputy Robert Carr, whfch was three grade levels. Michael UFkolsteryCleenm - |[ Mrs. Helen Mills and Todd involved in an accident on U.S. Walter, Conte's schoolmate at DW725-4201 . |[ from Blacksburg, Va., spent the 340. Commissioner Garland H. Jefferson Elementary in weekend with her mother, Mrs. Moore stated that liability for Shepherdstown, won the 5th- '3ertha Nicodeus, and visited the accident had not been grade competi,tion, while . • ,, , 'Shepherdstown Jr. High with Mr. and Mrs. Milton determined. Moore stud, Don t Nicodemus and family, be too hasty, we have enough students A. J. Shihen and Jen- claims against us already". Ash nifer Headings finished first and leflemon N/ To was directed to contact the in- second, respectively, at the 7th- surance company for further grade level. =Dr/trs Stag rs Get information. . Leslie Skinner, Charles Town bq.M.mlQ e V0e Lee Snyder, manager of the Elementary, finished third /udmnualav' esday county landfill, stated that a among 4th-grader's; Billy ,ImwofJl Together Tu dump trucktherewasnotbeing Spears, Shepherdstown [ • used and cited need to move Elementary, placed third on the The Jefferson County Chapter about 7,000 cubic yards of earth 5th grade level; and Kerry in ! of the National Association of at the Leetown Road site. Fries, Charles Town, was third Advancement for Colored I Commission suggested that he [among 9th graders. People will stage a"Voters Get- [ advertise for the truck's sale and Conte is the son of Meio and Together with the candidates for i contact possible buyers. Cam- Nancy Cicala, of Shepherd- the House of Delegates office {n mission President J. T. Mentzer stown; Kerry is the son of Ms. Jefferson County and the County said that "time is of the Commission, Tuesday evening, essence" in the earth moving April 25, at 7:30 p.m. at St. because of odor problems that Phillip's Parish Hall on will increase with warmer Lawrence Street in Charles weather..The Commissioners Town. All candidates for these agreed that a long-term plan two offices have been invited to must be formulated and that Lee attend so that those voters at the Snyder should solicit ap- meeting will have an op- proximate' bids for the earth portunity to hear the candidates' moving. on Linda Fries, of Charles Town Jennifer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verle Headings, of Shepherdstown; A. J. is the son of Richard J. and Carolyn Shiben, of Shepherdstown; Leslie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Skinner, of ,Charles Town; Billy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dopson, of of issues, noted Bakerton; and Michael is the son As ouoted bv rhe US De ot Labot u of L $˘ef, slrcs. bullehnno #7 Start now to Man for s pro- feutonal career driving a "Big Rig." Our ivate tran- instmcto modern equip- merit and chageaging train- |rig fleld Keep yo job and train on pert time bern (Sat & Sun.) o atend our 3 wlk full time reskkt traln- ,or = WINCHESTER 703-662-2536 i' ii Youth Center Needs Rummage County residents have the opportunity to help "others by donating their rummage un- covered in Spring Cleaning to the Shepherdstown Day Care Center. Collection of clothing -- for your and old -- toys, books and small household items has begun for the Center's annual Rum- mage Sale, Bake Sale and Ham Sale, to be held Saturday, April 29. Proceeds from the sales will be used to purchase in- structional materials, books and OUR Weekend Special Charles Rouzer, sales manager for General Telephone's West Virginia-Virginia Division. A graduate of Johnson County High School, Mountain City, McCroskey holds the B.S. degree in business 'and management from the University of Maryland. He completed ad- ditional work in management science at Troy, Ala., State University. Between 1965 and 1969 Mc- Croskey served in the U.S. Army while stationed in Vietnam, West Germany and in the United States. He and his wife, Margret, a native of West Germany, have one child, Christine Annette, age 20 months. They are members of Fir'st Christian Church. ,50 o. The WOODSTOVE SHOP Charles Town, W.Va. DOUGHERTY ELECTRIC ON THE County Commission RON L For County Comm Kabletown Democratic Primary, April 20-1T Pal. Ad by Candidate CONSOLIDATED REPORT JEFFERSON SECURITY of Shepherdstown in the State of West Subsidiaries at the close of business BALANCE SHEET ASSETS Cash and due from banks U.S. Treasury securities Other bonds, notes, and debentures Corporate stock a. Loans, Total b. Less: Reserve for possible loan losses c. Leans, Net Bank premises, furniture and fixtures, representing bank premises .... Real estate owned other than bank premises Other assets TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, and corporations Time and savings deposits of indi and corporations Deposits of United States Government Deposits of States and political subdivisionS Certified and officers' checks TOTAL DEPOSITS a. Total demdnd deposits , b. Total time and savings deposits Other liabilities ' TOTAL LIABILITIES EQUITY CAPITAl" Common stock a. No. shares authorized 12,000 b. No. shares outstanding 12,000 State of West Virginia, County of Sworn to and subscribe( and I hereby certify that I am My commission expires April 2, Phone$:754-8874 263-5651 Rt. 1. Hedgesville, W.Va. 2S414 Darwin K. Plumlee AUCTIONEER I, Denver L. Hipp, Cashier, of solemnly swear that this report of the best of my knowledge and belief. Correct--Attest: FREE ESTIMATES NEW AND OLD WORK NO JOB TOO SMALL Call Before 9 A. M. and Alter 6 P. M. April 6-4t. 725 " 8693 Surplus (304- 876- 6198 Undivided profits Reserve for contingencies and TOTAL EQUITY CAPITAL TOTAL LIABI Average for 30 calendar days ending a. Cash and due from banks b. Federal funds sold and securities PLI kIL Z c'agreementst°resellT°tall°ans d. Time deposits of $100,000 or more .RW =W= E E SE ' e, Total deposits , W.Va. E.O.W. Time deposits of $100,000 or more: a. Time certificates of deposit in $100,000 or more cJ