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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1978 Boys' Track Team at Harpers, Fern/JH Harpers, Ferry Junior High Girls. Members of this year's edition of the boys' track team at Harpers Ferry Junior High School, shown above, include, first row, left to right, John Fridiey, Orland Jackson, Ralph Bolin, Eric Tedder, Willard Jackson, George Ferraiuolo, Keith Weaver and Tim Bentley. Second row -- Jim Gardner, Louis Robert McDaniel, Curtis Sullivan, Tim Randall and Shawn Willis. Third row -- Richard Jackson, Gilbert Smallwood, Darren Viands, Steve Rinker, Brian Grove, Earl Lancaster, Preston Roush, Mark Remingto n, Donnie Dunn, Chef Ott and Greg Members of the Harpers Ferry Junior High girls' track team took time out from practice for this photograph. First row, left to right, are Beth Lagle, Atina Dawson, Rhonda Ainsworth, Erika Stone, Sheila Dillow and Maryann Karraker. Second row Robinson, Dirk Beveridge, Tim Manuel, Pat Welsh, Myers. -- Kathy Hough, Sandy Wooster, Karen Hicks, ,Mayor Master Will Not Seek Re-Election; Race Tracks Discuss Sewage Service With the completion of his fifth McDonald said his initial consecutive two-year term of office as Mayor of Charles Town, Dr. D. C. Master will not seek re- election when the city's biennial election is held on May 25. Mayor Master, in making this announcement to the Charles Town Council at its semi- monthly meeting in the Council Chambers, said "the joy of having been Mayor of Charles Town for the past ten years is post -- it's no fun anymore." In other business to come before the Council, William "Bill" McDonald, General Manager of the two Charles . Town race tracks, talked with the Council about the sewage disposal problems being en- countered by the two race tracks. The tracks, some time ago, also requested sewage service from Charles Town, but the request has  turned down by the City on the basis that it was not now in a position to add this extra load of sewage' waste to the present sewerage treatment plant. # McDonald told the Council the Shenandoah Corporation, owners of the two race tracks, has received tentative approval from three governmental agencies to build a sewage treatment plant, but track, of- ficials do not desire to go in that direction. McDonald suggested that if the City of Charles Town would allow the tracks to tie into the Charles Town sewer system, i the tracks would not only pay for installation costs, but would upgrade the City's plant to the' point where it would not be overloaded by the additional sewage. He said the tracks would pay up to $350,000.00 for the sewage plant improvements. request is to have the city's consulting engineer make a feasibility study, at the track's expense. The Council agreed to the feasibility study, but would ! go no further since the Council's policy has been, and is that of not giving service outside the cor- porations of Charles Town and Ranson. Three members of the Charles Town Zoning Commission, headed by Mrs. Rosa Hall as spokesman, discussed some of the municipal ordinances with Council. She said some of them are not exact and clear and need more clarification. The dog problem was also discussed by Council, with Councilman Q. D. Fleming calling for the hiring of a city dog warden. Mayor Master said he would ask City Police to crack down on dog owners who allow their dogs to run loose. Frank Kiston, of East Washington Street, asked Council to make a study between now and next Winter on snow removal, particularly on Washington Street. The Council was sympathetic to the suggestion. At the request of Council William Psillas, Jr., discussed with Council the problem of funding the police department's per, sion fund. At the present the city is providing $12,000.00 in unding each year, but Psillas pointed out that just to cover the four oldest officers between now and the time they retire, the city should be putting at least $23,000.00 per year into the fund. The police pension fund is required by state law, but no state financial assistance is made available for the fund. 11 Jefferson Countians To Graduate from Nursing Class The Shepherd College Nursing Class of 1979 invites the public to a capping ceremony that is to he held at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 22, in the Ballroom, Shepherd College Center. There are 44 students who are completing their first year of nursing in- struction who will be capped, according to Professor Sue Reese, Directdr, Deportment of Nursing, Shepherd College. The ceremony has been arranged by the members of the Class of 1979, with Joyce Mc- Dowell, student, acting as chairman of the program committee. Speakers are to he Mrs. Gary Parker, Martinsburg; Professor Charles Woodward, Shepherd College Faculty, and Mary Joe Orr, member, Class of 1979. Joyce McDowell will present the nursing faculty of Shepherd College, and Professor Reese, assisted by Professor Mary Hayward, will present the nursing stripes. The benediction will be given by the Rev. Cyril Dralna, S.T., and a reception will follow the ceremony. Jefferson County students' included are Sandra Berin and Dale Seal, Charles Town; Patrieia A. Donley, Carol Dunlevy, and Mary Hefner, Shepherdstown; Jane M. Bullock, Brenda Chamblin, Cheryl Kelly Miller, and Nancy Upwright, Kearneysvflle; Julia Reed, Ranson; and Sherry I. Viands, Harpers Ferry. $S$$ Speaking of dirt, what is the latest best-seller? Clean-Up Day Set In Harpers Ferry Mayor William Brawley an- nounced today that the Harpers Ferry Town Council is expected to proclaim the last week of April as Clean-Up Week in the town. Prizes will be established for the individuals or families who make outstanding clean-up efforts. Prizes Will be established for the individuals or families who make outstanding clean-up efforts. Mental Health Office Moved The Jefferson County Satellite office of the Mental Health Association, which has been located on North George Street in Ranson, has now been moved to the Glymph Building, located on Third Avenue, in Ranson, just across from the Shenandoah Home. Operating hours for the office will be 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Junior Girls Win Opener The Jefferson Junior girls tennis team opened its season on a winning note on April 14, when they downed a veteran Ran- dolph-Macon Academy team by the score of 7-2, at Front Royal. The local netters claimed wins in five of the six singles matches and then captured two of the three doubles encounters. In singles action, Susie Jamison edged Darcy Driscoll, 9-7; RMA's Collins downed Wendy Whitehair, 8-2; Deanna Spunich blanked Allen, 8-0; Sherry Keiter defeated Hooton, 8-4; Kathy Lloyd rolled over Dawn Driscoll, 8-1; and Barbara Fargo defeated Nesmith, 8-5. In the doubles competition RMA's Driscoll and Collins, who are both 12th graders, won over Jamison and Spunich 8-4; Whitehair and Keiter crunched Allen and Hooton 8-1; and Lloyd and Fargo downed Driscoll and Nemith 8-4. In exhibition doubles play, the .girls teams of Tonya Smallwood- Catherine Whiting, Dana Smallwood-Kelly Watson, and Laurie Hoffmaster-Tina Smallwood continued to show marked improvement despite dropping their matches to RMA's junior varsity boys teams. The girls will next journey to Mercersburg Academy on April 22, for a 10 a.m. match. Junior Boys Topple St. James The Jefferson Junior boys tennis team topped visiting St. James 8-1, on April 12, to push its record to 2-0. The Juniors played St. James to a 3-3 draw in the J.V. match as sixteen different Jefferson County players saw action in the match. The Juniors swept all six singles and two of the three doubles in the varsity match. In the singles play David Ram- sburg bested Lepez, 8-5; Craig Kershner downed Winde, 8-I; Monte Keiter defeated Ragsdale, 9-5, Kerry Fries edged Hoffman, 9-7; Mike Smith nipped Ordway, 8-6; and David McDaniel won over Truitt, 8-4. The doubles play found Ram- sburg-Kershner topping Lopez- Winde, 8-4; Keiter-McDonald downed Ragsdale-Heffman, 8-1; and the St. James team of Ord- way-Truitt won over Todd Rauch-Chris Bush, 8-4. In junior varsity play, the locals captured three of the fo,r singles but dropped both doubles matches. Doug Nicodemus edged Arrowsmith, 6-4; Kelly Colbert defeated Mangan, 6-4; Whitesell edged the junior's Kenny Cameron, 6-4; and Rndd Ramey won over Schenkel, 6-I. In the doubles action A.vrowsmith-Mangan defeated Scott Kelican-Kenneth Tyler, 6- 5, in a nine point tiebreaker; and Whitesell-Mench defeated Willie Pindell-Jay Krzcuik, 6-3. The boys will play a varsity and junior varsity match at Mercersburg Academy on April 22, beginning at I0 a.m., and then host Massanutten Academy on April 25, at 3:30. JHS Netmen Defeated by 5-4 Margin downed Dellinger and Witmer. 10-6, while the number three teams of Powell Owens and Hart defeated Derr and Keeler, 11-10, in a nip-and-tuck battle. The match was port of the Handley Invitational, which was eventually won by Handley on the strength of fine doubles play. The results of the Jefferson- Harrisonburg match: SINGLES 1. Dellinger (H) d. Barker, 10- 7. 2. Jackson (j) d. Witmer, 10-7. 3. Boyd (H) d. Henshaw, 10-6. 4. Martin (H) d. Espinosa, 10- 2. 5. Gravely (H) d. Owens, 10-4. 6. Hart (J) d. Derr, 10-6. DOUBLES 1. Barker and Jackson (J) d. Dellinger and Witmer, 10-6. 2. Martin and Gravely (H) d. Henshaw and Espinosa, 10-6. 3. Owens and Hart (J) d. Derr and Keeler, 11-10. The problem of living is to find time for the things we would like to do. oFreshman Diehl Leads Ram Stats The future is now for Shepherd College right-fielder Steve Diehl, who is continuing the torrid offensive barrage that he ignited as a scholastic hall player at Jefferson High School. The Ram Freshman is leading his team in seven offensive categories, including runs, hits, RBI's, triples and home runs. Before the season started, Ram coach Mike Jacobs said that Diehl was capable of "breaking several batting records at Shepherd". Steve seems intent on proving Jacobs' predictions, as his .419 hatting average shows. Jacobs is enthusiastic about Diehl's performance and his potential. "Steve is one of the' best recruits we've ever signed. Re was one of the most sought Local Arrr,wr(00stlers Do Well At Coastal C 00ampionships Two Charles Town wristwrestlers did well at the recent Atlantic Coast Conference Arm- wrestling Champions held at Newport News, Va., recently. The meet attracted all four professional champions of the world and some of the best armwrestlers around. In the above photo, Doug Davis, lightweight, left, and Jerry Beyd, heavyweight, did ex- tremely well in the competition. Boyd was second in the heavyweight event to two-times world professional champ Dan Mason, from Springfield, Mass., a man many experts call the greatest armwrestler of all time. Davis won first place by defeating four-time world amateur champion George Kent. The victory ranks Davis as one of the best in his field. Boyd said Davis has a chance this year to become West Virginia's first wristwrestling champion of the world. Yvoune Saunders, Diane Palmer, Lynn Loretta Reed. Third row -- Yvette Robinson, Anne Shaffer, Monica Soyars,. Philyaw, Debbie Robinson, Cecilia John. Kimble and Sherri Hicks, manager. Shepherd Girl Softballers Look Forward to Tournament With a 3-2 record to date and real power to heat looks like facing seven more games this Morris Harvey who we will not season before the WVIAA meet until the tournament. Our Tournament, the Shepherd College Women's Softball Team keeps "improving in hitting and pitching every game", ac- cording to Coach Sherry Brown. A shut-out loss to Ohio State at 9-0 and a 13-8 loss to West Virginia University as the first two games for the team just "showed us that we needed to work on hitting and pitching", Coach Brown stated. The first home game against Galludet saw the Lady Rams post an impressive 11-5 win with Donna Miller (Berkeley Springs) pitching a two-hitter. In the hitting department, first baseman, Carol Taylor (Cross Junction, Va.) hit two homeruns; third baseman, Cheryl Roberts (Shepherd- stown), hit a homerun; second basemen, "Peachie" Meadows  (Harpers Ferry)), had three for four on the day; and outfielder Cindy Stewart (Emmitsburg, Md.), had two for four. Marshall University proved no problem for the women with a doubleheader win at 37-13 and 23- 5. Miller pitched a three-hitter the first game and number three pitcher Cindy Stewart pitched a two-hitter the second. Stewart also contributed to the hitting with one homerun with shortstop Susie Stoeker (Martinsburg), hitting one also. Coach Brown is even more optimistic than at the beginning of the season. "The girls are really living up to expectations. I am very pleased with their fielding, as their hitting and ! pitching keep improving". "The way it's going now, our goal is the tournament as the ... prospects to come to Shepherd. There is no doubt in my mind about the things he can ac- complish this season as well as the season ahead. I planned for him to be the cornerstone of our offense in the future, but statistically, he's doing it right now", Jacobs observes. Diehl turned down some offers to go pro to come to Shepherd and play football and baseball. But he came for another reason as well. "I came to get an education as well. To play pro ball seemed really attractive and it is still one of my goals. But I wanted to be prepared in case something happens. I can't play ball all of my life", Diehi said. The Rams are currently third in the WVC's southern con- ference with a record and Diehl i said, "We've got the talent to do better. We've just got to play together and get to know each other". Diehl may not quite know his teammates, but he does knew the strike zone. AGNES B. THOMAS Democrbtic Candidate House of Delegates 36th District ONE OF THE ISSUES Mike Cook's Jefferson High JOBS tennis team came within a whisker recently of upending PLAIN TALKING SOLUTIONS highly.touted Harrisonburg,, JOBS -- To stabilize our State economy, we must provide jobs in the private sector. Job opportunities for our children will insure that they will remain in our State. Va., 5-4, at Winchester. No. 2 Carl Jackson got the ball rolling for the Cougars by taking a 10-7 decision in his match. The only other Jefferson singles' win came in the number six slot, with Sam Hart upendir Kevin Derr, 10-6. Jefferson did take two of the doubles' matches. The top team of Jacksqp and Harry Barker citizens for Agnes B. Thomas, Pamela Seal, Treasurer games with Salem look about even". The team's schedule for the rest of the season is as follows: Saturday, April 22, Galludet, away, 1 p.m. (part of the Metro Invitational); Tuesday, April 25, Towson, home, 3:45 p.m.; Thursday, April 27, Salem, away, 1 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, WVIAA Tournament, West Virginia University. Coach Greetsl 54 Shepherd Spring Drills Labeling his athletes as fundamentals April 7-24. "Spring chance next year's ion pressures of for a game said. "We can people to fill which Shepherd, 9-I return a players as the regain their Conference Title. the successful key defensive Long, lineba, Chip Schelhor" Offensively, missi Black However, the t strong All-American War field, Wayne Ken Belchick. Warfield, a 230 who rushed for year, is man on "bigger, stronger and more confident", Shepherd College 425pounds, head football coach Walter Barr lineman Don greeted 54 players at the opening 410. Thirty of Spring practice last Friday. [ Coming off a winter of vigorous weight training, Barr spring says his troops will work on student CONSOLIDATED REPORT OF BANK OF CHARLES ( of Charles Town in the State of West Virginia, al {0 diaries at the close of business on March 31,1978. BALANCE SHEET 11 t ASSETS JQI Cash and due from banks U.S. Treasury securities Obligations of other U.S. Government agencieS and corporations Obligations of States and political subdivisions Federal funds sold and securities purchased tw" .= agreements to resell tl=,. a Loans, Total "441I2ror b. Less: Reserve for possible loan losses Or and corporations Time and savings deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations Deposits of United States Government Deposits of States and political subdivisions Certified and officers' checks TOTAL DEPOSITS a. Total demand deposits b. Total time and savings deposits Other liabilities TOTAL LIABILITIES Common stock a. No. shares authorized 60,000 b. No. shares outstanding 60,000 Surplus Undivided profits Reserve for contingencies and other capital reserves TOTAL EQUITY CAPITAL TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY CAPITAL MEMORANDA Average for 30 calendar days, ending a. Cash and due from hanks b. Federal funds sold and agreements to resell c. Total loans .: d. Time deposits of $1O0,0O0 or more e. Total deposits Time deposits of $100,0O0 or more: a. Time certificates of deposit in $1O0,0O0 or more I, Donald S. Smith, President and bank, do solemnly swear that this correct, to the best of m] Correct--Attest: Robert A. State of West Virginia, County of Sworn to and subscribed before me and I hereby certify that I am not an officer' My commission expires July 22, 1978.