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Benefit Four Local Youth Groups s)ve, Charles Town Lions Club Treasurer Earl Wean, Jr., center, lecks to four local youth groups. Marty Conway holds a contribution for the Special Olympics. All students will have an opportunity to participate in track and at the Jefferson High School stadium on Friday, April 28, 1978. is needed to buy trophies and medals and transport the special b Parkersburg for the State Special Olympics in June. from left, Mike Dunbar, of the Jefferson Little Baseball League, leck which represents the sponsorship of his team, the Cubs, in the te Lions have sponsored the Cubs for several years. Mike's father, )or, a member of the Lions Club is the Cub's coach. ram right, Dana Willis accepts check on behalf of the Jefferson Pop which she is a member. The Pop Singers, state champions in Show Perform at the Virginia State Show Choir competition on April 19 at College. The money received from the Lions will be used to help cost of the Pop Singer's tour of the State of West Virginia which 15. .Kathy Smith holds a contribution to the Jefferson High School Fine 'hich is sponsoring a trip to Florida for the Jefferson High April 22-26. (Photo by Erroll Leslie) y Ring "2500 d Elam, retired ft rn Winchester, est speaker on U.M. Charge for Leetown and Lt Churches on ig in the absence s Frurn.  s sick list and are: Mr. Paul , the Jefferson . cal on Sunday; ing entered the -morial Hospital L) to undergo d ly; Mrs. Diana e t in the King's P tal; Mr. F. A. r iting at home .ae Winchester lal; Mrs. Harry )e rating at home 1 and stitches required in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital from a fall; Kim Hough is at home after surgery in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Monday dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Ring, Sr., were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ring, Billy and Becky, Mr. Kenneth Ring, Kenny, Mike and Cindy, and Mrs. Naomi Barrow. Mr. and Mrs. Ring spent the weekend with Mrs. Nannie Kackley at Brucetown, Va., who is very ill. Mr. Carroll Johnson is under the doctor's care. Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Johnson from Mar- tinsburg and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Comer of Ranson. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hague of Ann Arbor, Michigan, returned home on Friday after spending the past week with Mr. Bob Hague. While here they visited many points of interest in our area and spent some time in Washington, D.C., and had a tour of the White House. Happy Birthday. to Mr. Lee Brown, who celebrated his 82rid birthday on Wednesday, April 197 Mrs. Jay Kearns who celebrated her birthday on April 15 and Mrs. Harry Shirley, Sr, whose birthday was on April 16. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Kearns entertained on Sunday with a dinner for Mrs. Kearns' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hough !from Rippon. The occasion was for Mr. Hough's birthday on April 8 and Mrs. Kearn's bir- thday that was April 15. Rev. Charles Frum is a patient in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. He entered Sunday night. Miss Susie Markle, a student from the James Rumsey Vocational Center in Mar- tinsburg, spent the weekend at the Dental Assistant competition in Clarkesburg, W. Va. She placed second in the Dental Assistant category. While in Clarksburg, she stayed at the Sheraton Inn. Dodge D100 pickup. Len it comes to trucks to buv or lease nobod s em t h v 'c'- - . , y e s o ae ,,uose I'rom than your nearby Dodge Dealer. That's because a Com,:=te lineup of goocl-lookin hard workin Dod e and ". . g' - g g ;  .... full-time four-wheelers. Lake tough, dependable DtO0 =riv: Wild .... and wicked Warlock pickups. Rough_ and rugged four- t" it"= namcnargers, and Power Wagon_ picku ps. Trucks that _ Where it counts when it comes to comfort, style, perfor- =rid Value , , . So what are you waiting for. See the man who trucks that have got it all. the '78 Dodges at your nearby Dodge Dealer's today. 237X increase from 1966 to 1976 /" FASTEST / GROWING TRUCK COMPANY " --4., IN AMEMCA LENDEN00O M00ORS, Inc. 222 N. Mildred St.-- Ranson, W.Va. , Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Terry Dunn on the birth of their second daughter, Kathy Marie, 8 lbs. and 7 oz., born Thursday, April 13, in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Kathy has a big sister at home Mr. and Mrs. Austin Nicodemus were Saturday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Fiddler of Shenandoah Junction. On Sunday, they at- tended a birthday party for their nephew, Brian Whittington in Kabletown. Charles LEnten and Billy Ring spent the weekend in Harrisvflle, Pa., where {hey: attended the Guide Training Camp for the Royal Rangers from the Bethel Assembly of God Church at Martinsburg. The MYF from the Middleway U.M. Church had a party on Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Frye with their daughter Judy as hostess. Those attending were Judy Longer- beam, Karen Nicodemns, Mike Ring, Sara PoEts, Janie Brown, Kenny Ring, Tammy Pifer, Mrs. Larry Ring, the leader; Larry Ring and Becky Ring. Games were played throughout the evening. The hostess served refreshments. The First Saturday of each month beginning in May the Full Gospel Pentecostal Church will he holding a fellowship service starting at 7 p.m. Rev. Clark Elliott is the pastor. Everyone welcome. Rev. and Mrs. Clark Elliott and Mrs. Elizabeth Frye returned home after spending the past eight days in Florida. They were guests with Mrs. Elliott's brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith. While there, they visited many points of interest. Saturday, the Full Gospel Church will hold a bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. at Stuck and Alger. Your support is ap- preciated. LEETOWN Mrs. Ruth Locke Dial 725-8309 The Leetown Homemakers Demonstration Club met Wednesday, April 12, at the U.M. Church, celebrating their 40th anniversary. Thirty-five members and visitors were present. The committee working on this was Mrs. Floyd Owens, Sr., Mrs. Robert Whitmore, Mrs. Kenneth Fritts and Mrs. Ily Bratina. The program was as follows: song, "Sing and Smile HOMEMAKERS HONOR , CHARTER MEMBERS AT 40th ANNIVERSARY and Pray the Clouds Away"; Mrs. J. W. Strider. Charter Mrs. Kenneth Fritts had devotions, reading 9th Chapter i members included: Mrs. J. W. Strider, Mrs. J. Frank Gardner, John 4th Verse, topic: Mrs. E. L. Aikens, Mrs. Milton "Grasping For Opportunities". Shaull, Mrs. Julia Watson, Mrs. Mrs. Floyd Owens read the Lynn Grantham, Mrs. Bates first ten years of club work, Watson, Mrs. J. S. Carr, Mrs. written by Mrs. Mary Bruce Clarence Staubs, Mrs. Win. Furr. The club was organized on Harris, Mrs. Holmes White, March 8, 1938 at the home of Mrs. I. M. Kearns, Mrs. Charles Mrs. J. W. Strider and was then Sisk, Mrs. Lester Swartz, Mrs. known astheMiddlewayDistrict C. E. Widmyer, Mrs. Gee. Club. Watson, Mrs. M. K. Bowers and Charter members were 'Mrs. Mrs. Mary B. Furr. Bates Watson, deceased; Mrs. Money made during the club's i Lester Swartz, deceased; Mrs. first ten years was donated to Julia Watson, deceased; Mrs. J. various county organizations. S. Carr, deceased; Mrs. Holmes The first scrap hook was started White, Mrs. M. K. Bowers, in 1939. Members learned the deceased; Mrs. Mary Bruce craft of needle wicking, reed Furr, Mrs. J. Frank Gardner, trays, and they made garments deceased; Mrs. Lyn Grantham, for the Red Cross and hospital. deceased; Mrs. William Harris, After theWizard Clip Club was Mrs. I. M. Kearns, deceased; organized it was necessary to Mrs. Ben Riddleberger, Mrs. Milton Shaul, deceased; Mrs. change the group's name to the Chas. Sisk, Mrs. Clarence LeetownFarmWomansClub. In 1943 Miss Lafferty resigned to Staubs (Mrs. Lucille McKee); join the W.A.C.S. ThenewHome Mrs. J. W. Strider, Mrs. George Demonstration Agent was Miss Watson, deceased; Mrs. C. E. Widmyer, deceased. Vera Miller. In November she Mrs. Harris and Mrs. Rid- resigned to be married and Miss dleberger are still active Virginia Chapman took over. In May of 1945 the club met for members of the club. Each the first time in their new club charter member and someone room. The building formerly had representing them received a been used for an office by the carnation. Mrs. Floyd Owens gave a late Dr. H. P. Hurst, humorous reading. The mere- In 1946 Miss Chapman became Mrs. Howard Sagle. Every year bets were then invited to the the club contributed to refreshment table with a een- numerous charitable terpiece of Easter flowers, a linen cloth, where punch, cake organizations, such as the Red and cookies were served. The Cross, March of Dimes, Crippled cake was made special using Children, Cancer Control, Sister Kenny Fund, school lunches green and yellow. The Sunday foreign relief and other ac- School rooms were beautiful with bunches of homegrown tivities. Following the review of the flowers. Mrs. Lennen had pic. club's early years, the Lord's tures taken by Mrs. W. L. Barton, of the older members of Prayer was given and "Long the club. The club was most Long Ago" was sang. Miss Sara pleased to have Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr present. Birthday's this month are: A short business meeting was Nita Collis, Kathy Dilley and held and guests enjoyed just Michael Kisner. talking. Mrs. Tabb and Mrs. Guest speaker at the U.M. Hannas were gracious Church on April 16, was Rev. hostesses. Harold Elam, retired U.M. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Collis, minister from Winchester, Va. Mrs. Tricia Kisner and son He brought a very interesting Michael, and Jack Scott were sermon for the children and dinner guests of Miss Diane adults. Rev. Frum expects to be Collis, Winchester, Va., on back in the pulpit next Sunday. Sunday, celebrating the bit- Pare Hamilton and Allison thdays of Mrs. Collis and Herman, of Ohio, visited friends Michael. in the area over the weekend. Last week, visitors of Mrs. A large crowd was at Ruth Moreland were Mr. and "Woodbury" on Sunday for the Mrs. Jesse Kamm, LaVale, Md., Artsand Crafts exhibit. Dr. and Mr. and Mrs. John Rankin, Mrs. David Strider and son Bill Cumberland, Md., and Mr. and of Charlottesville, Va., spent the Mrs. Donnie Staubs, Jr., of weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Ranson. Fulk. members. Charter members of the :,eetown Extension Homemakers Club were honored at the group's 40th anniversary celebration held Wednesday, April 12, at the Methodist Church. Thirty-five members, guests and charter members were present. Pink carnations in white vases were presented to the seven charter members in attendance. Daughters of the deceased charter members received white carnations. Mrs. Floyd Owens who previously received a 50- year pin, was given a pink carnation. She then read Aunt Fanny's letter. The meeting opened with the hymn "Sing and Smile and Pray the Clouds Away." President Mrs. Orpha Quinn welcomed all visitors and charter members. Devotions were given by Mrs. Kenneth Fritts, who opened with a prayer, a reading of "Grasping for Opportunities" and the scriptures, taken from John 9 verse 4. She also read from the Upper Room and from Ann Landers on "Success." Singing of "Brighten the Corner Wher You Are" followed. In honor of the anniversary, Mrs. Floyd Owens read the firsl 10 years of club work, written by Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr in 1948. Miss Lafferty was the Home Demonstration Agent for the County. The club was originally called the Middleway District Club and was organized at the home of CHARTER MEMBERS PRESENT: Shown above are the charter members of the Leetown Extension Homemakers Club, who were present April 12 when the club honored its charter Snyder and Mrs. Judy Matlick were guests and took pictures. The refreshment committee of Mrs. Dorothy Hannas and Mrs. Gee. Tabb served a beautifully decorated cake, punch and mints. A short business meeting was held and upcoming dates of importance were announced, as follows: April 18 -- Planning Meeting; May 7 -- Annaul Tea; May 18 -- all-day club meeting at the home of Mrs. I.e.ane Hamilton; May 23 --Spring Meeting; June 8, 9 and 10-- Arts and Crafts Fair; June 14 -- Area meeting in Keyser; June 15, 16 and 17 -- State Folk Festival at Glenville. Club President Mrs. Quinn named Mrs, Edna Ware, Mrs. Margaret Harris and Mrs. Eunice Fritts to the nominating committee to select the vice- president and the treasurer for next year. It was such a joy to meet some of the club members who we had not seen for years. But we were sorry that some of the others were not able to attend. Mrs. Jean Dignazio was ac- cepted as a new member; the meeting was then adjourned after a very pleasant afternoon. HOSPITAL NOTES Patients admitted to Jefferson Memorial Hospital April 10 through April 16 included: Charles Wood, Harpers Ferry. Jennifer Porter, Ranson. Beverly Armstrong, Harpers Ferry. Virginia Redman, Ranson. Laura Henry, Charles Town. Sandra Armstrong, Charles Town. Yvonne Braxton, Charles Town. Lesley Sisk, Kearneysville. Linda Hough, Charles Town. Mildred Stotler, Ranson. Stuart Eden, Tacoma Park, Md. Richard Buracker, Shenan- deah Junction. Debra Miller, Kearneysville. Ollie McDonald, Harpers Ferry. Claude Glagg, Brunswick, Md. IIIII II when nothing else is good enough [] Perfect Granite C: Superb Craftsmanship Custom Design Serwce Written Guarantee Without 'rime Limit SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1978 Dale Gray, Harpers Ferry. Mildred Burch, Brunswick Md. John Webber, Charles Town Charles Allen, Harpers Ferry. Robert Crum, Shepherdstown. Carolyn Nick, Harpers Ferry. James Whittington, Ransou. Steven OR, Charles Town. John Seal, Ranson. Shirley Mobley, Ranson. Helen Taylor, Newark, Ohio. Dorothy Crum, Harpers Ferry. Herman Watson,. Charles Town. Homer Kerns, Kearneysville. Dixie Nicholson, Summit Point. Helen Taylor, Ranson. James Viands, Bunker Hill.i Christine Barren, Knoxville, Md. Mary Lougerbeam, Harpers Ferry. Linda Chapman, Harpers Ferry. Patricia Gaynor, Kear- neysville. Lottie Lawson, Shenandoah Junction. Joyce Rudolph, Summit Point. Nancy Rojewski, Knoxville Md. William Perks, Charles Town. Steve Holiskey, Charles Town. Cathy Pearl Bidget, Bunker Hill. Charity Barren, Rippon. Colette Gano, Summit Point. Alma Rollins, Charles Town. Sandra Carlisle, Ranson. Elsa Gabel, Cockeysville, Md. Greg Wheeler, Harpers Ferry. Boyd Staubs, Harpers Ferry. Arthur Brown, Charles Town. Dwayne Redman, Knoxville Md. Millard Phillips, Knoxvilh Md. Margie McCauley, Ranson. Deborah Lake, Kearneysville. 9 Paul Hough, Charles Town. Laura Stagner, Alexandria, Va. Jason Gore, Ransom Mary Miller, Charles Town. Constance Miller, Harpers Ferry. June Carey, Ranson. Judy Newlin, Kearneysville. Kent Desantis, Jacksonville, N.C. Latoya Heath, Shepherd- stown. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Donald Valeo, Halltown, a son horn April I0. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Miller. Kearneysville, a daughter bern April 11. Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Chap- man, Harpers Ferry, a daughter born April 13. Mr. and Mrs. William Gaynor, Kearneysville, a son born April 13. ! Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Barren, Knoxville, Md., a daughter born April 3. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rojewski, Knoxville, Md., a son horn April 13. Mr.. and Mrs. Eric Johnson, Charles Town, a daughter horn April 13. SERVICES FOR GOSPEL ASSEMBLY GOD CHURCH The Rev. Arnold Hoffman, pastor, announces the following services for Sunday, at the Gospel Chapel Assembly of God Church, Harpers Ferry. Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Children's Hour at 11 a.m.; Evening Ser- vice at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Cottage prayer meeting. For tran- :sportation, call 725-5739 or 725- 4845: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Bible study and prayer. WHY must Jefferson County Residents send to Charleston for their license plates each year and hope they're not lost in the mail? "Because the county staff is insuf- ficient to handle the additional paper work." WHY ISN'T THE Sheriff's Depar- tment more visible on the roads and highways of Jefferson County? "Because the legal clerk duties of the deputies precludes the time necessary for patroling of our roads." iiii WHY must local merchants wait months to .be paid for materials they have supplied to the county? "Because there is o question of authority over expenditures which must be resolved through the court." i I The,'. h., ,.o,.. ., THESE AHSWERS HAVE BEEN GIVEN BY THE ,h..o.,,,=,.d.. COUNTY COMMISSION TO RESIDEHTS OF THE in memorials COUNTY! Martinsburg T,,S,,NSW..S,n, WRONG! Granite- Works on THESE IqIOBLEMS SOLVED VOTE FOR 109 W. John Street DIAL 267-6141 MICHAEL M. Mortinsrg, W.Vcl. "MICKEY" JOHNSON - - - FRE E. - - DEMOCRAT COUNTY COMMI00 CUSTOMER PARKIHG Pol. Ad by Candidate