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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1978 Miss April Myers, Mr. Edwards Married I i Lutheran Church Miss April Coffman Myers and Terry L. Edwards were united in marriage on March 19 in the Lutheran Church The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth D. Coff- man, of 106 East Cooke Street, Ranson, and the groom is the son of Mrs. Norman Butts, Jr., of Gerardstown, and Mr. Lloyd Edwards of Kearneysville. The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pastor, performed the double ring ceremony at two-thirty in the afternoon. Mrs. Miller is Garden Club Speaker, Arrangement Judge The Dolly Madison Garden Club met on April 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Ernest Benner, Jefferson Avedue, Charles Town. Serving as co-, hostess for the covered dish dinner and monthly meeting was ! Mrs. John Skinner. Following the buffet dinner, the president, Mrs. H. M. Kable, conducted the business meeting. Several gardening projects took place during April, including a workday that was held April 12j at the Mini-Park Project at the, B&O Railroad. Ivy was planted i to enhance the beauty of the i park. A mantle arrangement for the exhibition "Artists in Our Community" at Woedhnry on April 16, was arranged by Mrs. Allen Marshall, Mrs. James Bovard, Mrs. Douglas Rockwell and Mrs. A. D. Peters. On April 18, at 10:30 a.m., Mrs. Frances Miller conducted a workshop at the Episcopal Parish House on the techniques involved in arranging and displaying a standard flower show. This was most helpful to prospective entrants in the May 10-11 Flower Show. The show, sponsored by the Jefferson Garden Council and staged at Zion Episcopal Church, will be the first stan- dard show to he held in recent years Members voted to send a student to the Forestry Camp Pocahontas in August. It was announced that the club would again serve as hostesses for "Piedmont", home of Miss Louise Briscoe, during the an- nual House and Garden Tour, April 29 and 30. They will meet at Piedmont on Friday, April 28, at 7 p.m. to make arrangements throughout the house for the tour. An extremely interesting and informative workshop was presented at the meeting by Mrs. Frances Miller, Kear- neysville, as the program for the evening. All members had been asked to bring a flower arrangement depicting "One for the Birds" using fresh plant material. Mrs. Miller critically discussed each arrangement and awarded ribbons to the following: Mrs. Roger Perry, blue; Mrs. James Bovard, red; Mrs. H. M. Kable, Mrs. Harry Baker, both yellow; and Mrs. Hank Jovanelly and Mrs. John Skinner white. In the horticulture division, blue ribbons went to Mrs. Kenneth Akers and Mrs. Hank Jovanelly; red to Mrs. Douglas Rockwell, Mrs. Kenneth Akers and Mrs. Hank Jovanelly; and yellow to Mrs. Harry Barker. The flower show practice, "Gusty Winds", using fresh plant materials in contemporary design, won a blue ribbon for Mrs. John Skinner and Mrs. Ray Doyle. Next month's meeting will he held May 4 at the home of Mrs. Roger Perry, "The Hill", in Charles Town. WASHBURN, HENDRICKS BAPTISMS SUN., AT 4 Friends and relatives are being extended an invitation to attend the baptisms of little Wendy Elizabeth Washburn, and William Hodges Hendricks of Sbepherdstown, which will take place Sunday, April 23, at 4 p.m. at the Christ Reformed Church in Shepherdstown. CITIZEN'S AUXILIARY TO HOLD BAKE SALE The Ladies Auxiliary of Citizen's Fire Company, Charles Town, will hold a bake sale on Saturday, April 29, beginning at 9 a.m. at Stuck and Alger Pharmacy. Robin Weaver, Tony Stehr Are Engaged ROBIN WEAVER Mr. and Mrs. Claude Weaver, announce the engagement of their daughter, Robin Debra, to Tony Allen Stehr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hank Stehr, of Route 1, Charles Town. The wedding date has been set for June 18, 1978, at the Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town. This will be an open church wedding. PERSONALS Miss Lucille Bush spent the past weekend in Frederick, Md., visiting her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel R. Steel, Jr., and family. UDC Honors Langdon A good turn-out of members of Lawson Botts Chapter of U DCi was on hand Tuesday at 1 p.m., [ April 11, for luncheon at tbe l Jefferson Inn, which is under the i new management of Mrs. Becky Nicely. Hostess for the occasion was Mrs. Nancy Ambrose. Business of the Chapter was at a minimum but members did vote to place a book in the local library in memory of their recently deceased member, Mrs. Louise Langdon. Because two members present ] had birthdays this month, a! lovely birthday cake was l presented by Mrs. Nicely. The meeting adjourned with members agreeing it was a nice ! way to celebrate a beautiful l Spring day. James Clem Senior Recital Is Sunday The Shepherd College Music Department will present James Edward Clem, above, in his senior recital on guitar at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 23. The recital will be held in' Reynolds Hall Shepherd College, and the public is welcome to attend. Clem is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Clem and was a 1972 graduate of Charles Town Senior High School. At Shepherd College he has majored in music and has participated in the Marching Rams Band, Shepherd College Jazz Ensemble, Singing Shepherds, and Masterworks Chorale. He was drum major for the Marching Rams Band for two years. The recital program will consist of "Largo", by Antonio Vivaldi; "Four Pieces for Guitar", by Robert de Visee; "Prelude and Fugue in A. Minor", by J. S. Bach; "Gavotte en Rondeau", by J. S. Bach; "Preludio", by Anton Diahelli: "Estudio in C", by Fernando Sor; "Variations on a Theme by Mozart", by Fernando Sor: "Jeux Interdits", traditional: "Sonata", by N. Paganini; "Prelude Number One", by Heltor Villa-Lobos; "Lagrima and Adelita", by Francisco Tarrega; "Pavan", by Luis Milan; "The Flatt Pavin", and "Galliard to the Flatt Pavin", by John Johnson. Assisting on harpsichord will be Lois Kuhn, and Tom Winters will assist on guitar. A reception will follow the recital. Moler's Extension Homemakers Meet At Link Residence Molers Extension Homemakers met on April 12, at the home of Mrs. Adam Link, Sr. She was assisted by Mrs. George Trundle. Plans were made to par- ticipate in Extension Homemakers Week beginning with a tea, to which the public is invited on May 7, at the Com- munity Center, in Bardane, and ending with a Spring Meeting on May 23. Steve Washburn, county agent, told of the problems facing Jefferson County, which has the highest percentage of agricultural land in the State, as the result of its rapid growth in population. He also stated that West Virginia has the lowest land taxes in the United States with the exception of Alaska and Louisiana. Announcements were made of the Keyser area meeting to be held at Frankfort High School, Short Gap, W. Va., on June 14, and the State Spring Conference at Jackson's Mill, April 24-26. A short resume of the life of Harriet Lane from the First Ladies was given. Miss Lane was the official hostess for her uncle, James Buchanan, our fifteenth and only bachelor president. Miss Thelma Moler was the l recipient of the door prize, an ate'active glass bowl. Misty Chambers Is Crowned Miss Shepherd Apr. 10 Mitsy L. Chambers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack R. Chambers, 105 Morrow Avenue, Martinsburg, was named Miss Shepherd College for 1978-79 in the pageant held on Monday, April I0. Miss Chambers is a nursing. student in her sophomore year, and has been a member of the varsity cheerleading team for Shepherd College athletics. She will be eligible to compete in the state-wide contest for the "Miss West Virginia" title. The pageant, sponsored by Theta Ci Fraternity, included twenty-eight Shepherd College students. Entertainment was by Shepherd College Jazz En- semble and the Jefferson Pop Singers. First runner-up for the Miss Shepherd College title was Jennifer Little, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Little, Galena, Md., a pre-veterinary student. Second runner-up is Cynthia A. Marrama, daughter d Mr. and Mrs. John Marrama, Rockville, Md. The other two top contestants named were Polly J. Reynolds and Nancy E. Cavagnaro, daughter of Richard Cavagnaro, Long Valley, New Jersey. The entrant named as "Miss Congeniality" was Patricia Lynn Do,hue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Donahue, Chambersburg, Pa., a freshman elementary education student. MR. & MRS. STILES NOW Mrs. Kathqm Coulter Mr. Leighton Welch Engagement Is Told Mike, Kevin, and Scott Coulter announce the engagement of their mother, Kathryn, to Leighton Welch. Kathryn is the daughter of the late Samuel and Kathryn Dart. Leighton is the son of Mrs. Cora For That Right Gift For That 25th and 50th GRANDPARENTS Foster and the late Edgar __t/   FIRST TIME . Welch. , L Robert S, Stiles Ms. Coulteris employedby the announce the birth of their first Jefferson County Board of grandchild, Ryan Michael Education, and part-time Ward ..r/f Kretzer, 7pounds 11 ounces, at Secretary at Jefferson Memorial m P Washington County Hospital on Hospital. Mr. Welch is foreman April 10, 1978. The proud parents at Badger Powhatan in Ranson. Be Sure To Stop By And See The Kretzerare Michael and Barbara StileSof Sharpsburg, Md. wedding.N date has been set for the ) i i i|i ii Fine Gift Selection of com. I. And Join Us For Sunday Dinner @.'.D./n,/t4. Baked Chicken, Choice of Two vegetables, '":':'[L  i (7 Salad, Hot Rolls, Butter andDesert.s3.9$ JEFFERSON INN ROUTE 9 - CHARLES TOWN, W.VA." Open Mon.- Thurs., I1 a.m. -- 9 p.m. FRI. & SAT., 11 a.m. -- Midnight SUNDAY 11 a.m.--4 p.m. DALLY LUNCHEONS Sl.gS ALSO PIZZA & SUBS BANQUET & PARTY ROOMS AVAILABLE iiii i i iii i i ii Are Now Available in Our New Anniversary Gift Section And While Gift Shopping Look Over Our Fine Assortment of RU=T  =,AFT Cards WALLPAPER SALE 20 % OFF ON ALL PAtteRNS SCOTT & WHITE Charles Town Pharmacy YOUR DISCOUNT PHARMACY 125 W. Washington St.- Charles Town, W.Va. NEWLY REMODELED THRU APRIL 24th. RIDDLEBERGER'S 211 W. ashington St. PHONE: 725- 2624 Miss Ellen Senseney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Senseney of Town, was crowned by Miss Jefferson High 1977, Katherine Hutzler, April 18, at the Charm Revue sponsored by the Jefferson Association. Tracey Collins was 1st runner-up; Charlotte runner-up; Kelly Burke, 3rd runner-up; and Mary Jo Parker, 4th Little Miss Kelly Joan Longerbeam was flower girl, and Master Perkins was crown bearer. The Queen's bowl was furnished by Shop, tiara by Diamonds, flowers by Van Tols, and runner-up Feagans Jewelers. The Queen and her court as,shown above are, left to -- Kelly Burke, Tracey Collins, Katherine Hutzler, Miss Jefferson High Charlotte McDaniel, Mary Jo Parker, Kelly Longerbeam, Miss JeffersO 1978, Ellen Senseney, and Master Matthew Perkins. 32 Compete in Jr. Miss Fete Thirty-two girls will vie for the title of Jr. Miss Harpers Ferry at the 1978 Charm Revue, to be held Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m., in the Harpers Ferry Junior High School auditorium. Raymond Frazier, superin- tendnet of Jefferson County Schools, will crown the winner of the competition, which is sponsored annually by the Harpers Ferry Jr. High Band Boosters. Charles Trayer will he master of ceremonies. Flower girl will be Michelle Lloyd and crown bearer will he N. L. Wilt, HI. Flowers for the winner will be furnished by Van Tol Florist; tiara by Diamonds Smart Fashions. Charm Revue contestants will be: Brenda Beatty, Tammy Brackett, Joanna Carroll, Atina Dawson, Debbie Delawder, Aletha Dennison, Sheila Dillow, Sherri Hicks, Maureen Holley, Rebecca B. Holley, Kathy Hough, Dianna Jenkins, Stephanie Kable, Jennifer Kidwiler, Julie Kimble, Kathy Manuel, Carlene Marcum and Marilyn MeDowell. Also, Laurie Meadows, Angela Milbourne, Karen Muse, Phyllis Pretre, Jean Reed, Lisa Reed, Elizabeth Remington, Debra Robinson, Lorrie Ryan, Janet Shipe, Hilda Sue Smoot, Monica Soyars, Terry Staubs, Brenda Weaver. Admission for the revue will he $2 for adults and $I for students and children. Band SelI-A-Rama Set by CTJH for Uniform Purchase On April 20th, the Charles Town Junior High Band will begin its "78 Sell-a-Rama for new lightweight uniforms. The Sell-a-Rama will continue through April 23rd. Band members will be selling, in sets of six, NASCO, un- breakable tumblers, at $3.95 a set. If $2,000.00 can be raised by this project, the Charles Town Junior High Band Boosters will be able to purchase the much- needed new uniforms. Each hand member who sells 15 sets of tumblers will receive a 'free' band jacket. The Band Boosters urgently and respectfully ask for the support of Jefferson Countians. Further information can be given by calling the Rev. David! G. Wood, band booster vice - president, 725-9467. Three Mapjlanders Injured In Crash Three Knoxville, Md., people sustained injuries about 6 p.m. Monday evening in a single ear crash which occurred on Augustine Avenue in Charles Town. None of the trio were believed to be seriously injured. Charles Town State Police said a car being driven by Kimberly E. Virts, of Knoxville, Md., came out of the parking lot at the Hilldale Shopping Center and failed to negotiate a turn, smashing into a link fence across the street. The driver and two passengers in the car Sheriann Nally and Kathy Fravell, both of Knoxville, were taken to the Jefferson Memorial Hospital by the Charles Town Independent Ambulance. Presbyterians To Hear First-Level Seminary Student Betty Marie Goshorn, of Staunton, Va., a first level student at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, will speak at the Sunday morning service at Charles Town Presbyterian Church on April 23 at 11 a.m. in observance of Seminary Sunday. Seminary Sunday, a day devoted to emphasizing the importance of theologica! education for the church, is celebrated each spring in congregations throughout UTS's two supporting synods of North Carolina and the Virginias. Students, faculty and alumni will visit approximately 200 congregations which have ex- pressed a desire to participate in the event. Founded in 1812, UTS is the oldest of four seminaries of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. and the oldest seminary in the South. It ranks academically among the top ten of the nation's 134 accredited theological in- stitutions. local Delegate To Attend P. E. O. Weekend Confab A number of members from Chapter S of P.E.O. Sisterhood from Jefferson and Berkeley counties will be attending the 16th annual convention of the State Chapter P.E.O. Sisterhood on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, at Lakeview Inn and Country Club, Morgantown. Attendees will be Mrs. Robert Barrat,, Mrs. Peter Chak- makian, Mrs. John Eidsness, Mrs. Floyd Fenton, Mrs. John Parkinson and Mrs. Charles Postlethwaite. Husbands, who will be guests at the Friday evening reception and banquet, are John Eidsness, Floyd Interior Speaker For .,, - ,o .Childre Sisterhood IIF.[ , Kit Stowen, '' Will e Galleries of Harpe ,  specializing in interim" lli^2 brunch and meetin" g d P.E.O. Sist erbo'd- turday, April =, ,t vKe.A. - of Mrs. John Par ll ' = West King Street, Mar^= Stowell, a mem=r .,'WS / American Institute chitectu and a board l of the International I Interior Design, sho.. pictures of vario National Parks and $ that were designed under his direction i' Ferry. , As Architect a Desig Stowell planned displays of the signers of the Constitution in the Museum, maps the Everglades Florida, and in a battle scene Carolina. A local program was a taken in Charles in Action. changing the show off the design properties of some buildings, back as the period pictorial city. After these Ol talk with a cat's family on a IdLY from eggs to ; illustrating presentation,' AIN at the Environ es On April 2, i members will .,, Mrs. Falconer t Fenton, John Parkinson and Charles Town. Charles Postlethwaite. Hospital A"X The theme for the convention Will Meet oo will be "P.E.O.-The Tie That i Binds." Registration will be Jefferson M .] Auxiliary will hold ,00m.m .o,,..m o. 23, with a number of convention events set throughout the two- 2:00 p.m. at members are i  ; day meeting. ' =, -'. .... i II i I " @i tl : : CHARLES TO JR. H I April 20,21,22,2 sold by BAND members