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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 17 THURSDAY, APRIL 27,1978 Ford DAR Members Violence On Television Chapter of home of with Mrs. Regent, were Mrs. C. State Chaplain, Kenneth and Mrs. King, Chaplain, group sang ledby Mrs. Donald read the letter from l Magazine; and report and other business was transacted. Mrs. Charles Reese, National Defense Chairman, reported on violence on TV and its effect on children. She read remarks of the Honorable Morgan F. Murphy, House of Represen- tatives, Illinois, from the Congressional Record', excerpts "most of the 2300 studies of TV violence show that the typical high school graduate has spent some 15,000 hours watching TV. That is 4,000 hours more than he has spent in school. This 18 year old viewer has witnessed an estimated 18,000 murders beatings, shootings, robberies and bombings on TV. She said a Gallup poll revealed that 46 percent of the parents surveyed did not put any restrictions on the types of programs their children watch. Suggestions for protesting violence on TV are to write local stations when a specific program is offensive; write advertisers of shows that are too violent; or file a formal complaint with the FCC". Mrs. Ferrior told of plans for the renovation of Rumsey Hall, recently acquired by Shepherdstown from the state. She outlined the program as given at the Historic Shepherd- Stown Commission meeting. Mrs. Walter King introduced Mrs. Aaron J. Pancake Charleston, W. Va., American Indian Chairman, state DAR. Mrs. Pancake described the two \\; American Indian schools sup- ported by the DAR-Bacone College, Muskogee, Okla., and St. Mary's School for Girls, Springfield, S.D. Mrs. Pancake stated that the ways to support the schools is through donations of clothing and money. Bacone College, an accredited two year school, encourages the Indians to retain their language and heritage with special projects such as silversmithing and printing. St. Mary's is only for Indian girls of high school age. Mrs. Thacker used a spring color theme in her refreshments. She served sandwiches, mints and a refreshing punch. All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that. OFFICIAL BALLOT OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY PRIMARY ELECTION MAY 9, 1978 Magistrate Duties Outlined For Senior Woman's Club The March meeting of the Senior Woman's Club was held at the club home. Mrs. Robert Wall opened the meeting with the invocation. The treasurer's report followed, presented by Mrs. Frances Vickers. Several club projects were thoroughly discussed. The club voted to help support the two local fire companies as well as the Special Olympics and to continue craft sessions and weekly parties at the Knott Rest Home which are very much enjoyed by the guests. An announcement was made concerning the forthcoming SAMPLE BALLOT TO VOTE for A CANDIDATE Make An X in the SQUARE OPPOSITE TO and TO THE LEFT of HIS or HER NAME fashion show to be held at the Cliffside Motel. This will be a benefit for the Jefferson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. It was decided to order more tote hags to sell, which are in popular demand. Mrs. John Lyter, program chairman, introduced Magistrate Peter Dougherty, who presented a very in- formative talk concerning the workings of a magistrate's court. Mr. Dougherty is one of the town's magistrates. He shares with Ephraim Day the moral and civil responsibility for the county, up to the sum of fifteen hundred dollars. The magistrate court does not have an attorney but issues all arrest warrants. Anyone is permitted to come before a magistrate and swear as to cause of crime. Felony preliminary hearings come before a magistrate, traffic warrants and arrests concerning child abuse. He stated that Jefferson County suffers from not enough law enforcement. Too much leaning toward juvenile offenders. Three counties have their own juvenile detention centers. Hostesses were Mrs. Sterling Tenney, Mrs. Richard Snyder, Mrs. John Hoffmaster, Mrs. H. H. Hunter, Mrs. Raleigh Shaf- PATTY STUCKEY WAS WINNER GENERAL TELEPHONE AWARD In addition to the favors which they served up free to those attending the grand opening of Jefferson County's first Phone Mart held Monday morning, April 3, by the General Telephone Company of the Southeast, there was also a special grand prize of an electric clock- radio awarded and in the above picture, George Vickers, manager of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, is shown left, selecting the name of Patty Stuckey, of Kearneysville, an employee of the Bank of Charles Town, who was the recipient of the award. Also shown to the right is Calvin H. McGehee, manager of the Charles Town operations of the telephone company. Square the 1st Saturday of each month. Of 9 million tons of materials recycled in the U.S. Money given your church, or in behalf of education, is well spent. four, Mrs. Carl Benton and Mrs. per year, 90 percent is waste ........... - ............... ,TIONAL TICKET STATE TICKET COUNTY TICKET SHEPHERDSTOWN DISTRICT Willie Law. Many door prizes paper. '  ; -- were given out.  I fqJP Y sure... | ,,, s,,,. sere., For s,.te s.,.,,or sou. or o.,,,pte, cou.,y E=, cm,,,l.. CAItPt'I3 . ! I k  ] if its Westlnilmsel (VoteFor One) Sixteenth ....., -,,,.,, ,,te  No Glass, Cans Will iriii 00)ll [ A, MOORE, JR. (Vote For One) (Vote For Three) (vote For One) 141 Heat PumN ': ...... r'l  rnALLENE. OOLOSTROM rIE. EUOENEST^NLEY Be Recycled Reports ,,,,meo mll ! place Of business 1 |' ] ............ | byVonSchrader ]illll IWIN T FN. t ,...JBorko,oys.,,.w.v.. ,...,s,o,,,,,own. W.V.. Environmental Council ,,, f,..,o ,,,,, |,lll ,,,,. l ALDG. MICHELS dry-foam methocl j j [ ..... I.., | Union,-W'f{," .... -- r'=l LARRY V. FAIRCLOTH Do.MT Phlllipe ' El ........ -_- - m. u, . , /?;S-Slet I o.,+, w v. ,,.. or +., mm, Bo.motR+mm.mtiv.  , Famde aluminum, can be recycled by II I (VoForO) the Harpers Ferry District tvotcrr am) For Member State Executive CommmeeMale ' ' t--J Shepherdstown. W. r==IRACHELJENNINGS HAFERva. Environmentalfurther notice. CouncilThe councilUntil li JAN. 19th-e.-o.-W. / tELAND K. BENEDICT Sixteenth Senaloriti Dtstrkt - appreciates the cooperation of : ! + - J .......... J rS, W'q,--" (vote For Two) many residents of the County , -- .- " "- - -- __  D __ overthepastsevenyears in the - ---i-------4 N HAROLD J. SNYDER CHARLES TOWN DISTRICT recycling program. Over 100 I Kyser, W, Va. tons of glass have been volun- If You Have i  SELBY G+ "Sob" JACOBS County Exemtive Commit tarily saved, delivered and L==J Keyser, W+ Va. Thirly-Slx, llqte Dlslrlct Mde ground by interested, volunteer EleOrical ,, (Vote For am) (Vote For One) persons, including many Scouts. .. +++o+w. +.. ,, . ++ +1.. .+ ++o +++r.m  --+ because dealers in the area can == RICHARDM. JOHNSON no longer find nearby markets Call Us ! I Berkeley Sprinss. W. Va. for these materials. .......... rl VICTOR L. (Vic) SHOCKEY The best way to recycle such s ,Martinsburs, W,.Va. , eontainers is by enactment of MAOAHA In ...... ,, County Execud Committ state or national beverage Female container deposit bills. En- @ D ; ii ii (umMe oFo?) ) (vote For One) vironmental Action, a Washinton based environmental Specializing in Commercial & Industdal lobby has launched a campaign For Member State Exemtive Committee I' Female tl Sixteenth Scnatoritl Distrkt (Vote For Two) I"='1 = MRS. KARL L. SAVILLE  , , Augusta, W. Va, .... County CommbsioMr D Harpers Ferry Distrkt , ,, ,., , (Vote For One) D D ...... D HARPERS FERRY DISTRICT County Executive Committee M (Vote For One) WILLIAM H. WHEATLEY Charles Town, W. Va. D County Ex'uflve Committee Fenmk (Vote For Oue) D BARBARA W. TEDDER , Halltown, W. Va. Ksblotown I)istrkt (v,e For One) D GARY LEE PHALEN Charles Town, W. Va. [3 D D D D D D D % !Vii i+ilR(ll,%iWjircult Cmourtl:iJol;:7o C:retYcWrp Vh:?thSe ;:r:;:l:Ulh s +ed o, Bail= co ' y g !'.ielal Ballot for all political divisions to be voted at the Primary Election to be ty, West Virginia, on the 9th day of May, 1978. Mary L. Rlggieman Clerk of the Circuit Court and. Ex.Offlelo Chairman Board of Ballot Commlssloners. KALETOWN DISTRICT Me (Vote For Ore) D RALPH L. SHATrUCK Charles Town, W. Va. D ., , Comity Exeme Commee Fem (Vote For Otto)  ROBERTA RANELLI W. Va. D MIDDLEWAY DISTRICT County Exemllve Conmdmm Male (Vote For Oee) CHARLES E. WARE Kearneysville, W. Vs. Coumy F.mmive Cummll Femde (vote For Ore) JOSEPHINE BRATINA W. Va. to pass legislation to curb throwaway bottles and cans. It is claimed curbing throwaways would save 3/ million gallons of oil per day required to manufacture those bottles and cans. A government study showed this would save con- sumers at least $1.8 billion per year. Oregon, Vermont, Maine and Michigan have enacted beverage container deposit laws and many other state legislatures are considering similar laws. The community is urged to continue to save paper and aluminurn and to bring them to the Harpers Ferry Post Office iWiring It Smicei Stocking many Brands. Nam @: I Electdcal Devicos It equipment Flourescent It Incadescent Lamps + Water Heater elements & Electric Huters And Many Popular Types &"Sizes of Wire Dial 725. 5516 MAGAHA, Inc. North George St,- Ranson, W. Va, SAMPLE BALLOT ..... Shall an Electronic Voting System be adopted in Jefferson County? I I i i ii i D YES D NO II IIIII I I _ I STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON, TO-WIT: !, Mary L. Riggleman, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, and as such Chair- man Ex-Officio of the Board of Ballot Commlsslouers, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Official Ballot for all polRical divisions to be voted at the Primary Election to be held in Jefferson Cetmty, West Virginia, on the th day of May, 178. II IIII I II Mary L. Riggleman Clerk of the Circuit Court aM Ex-Offlcio Chairman Board of Ballot Commlsslouers. when  nothing else is good enough [] Perfect Granite Superb Craftsmanship Custom Design Servtce Written Guarantee Without Time Limit Thae '. wlml makes u the moll IruJled name in memor Ma .rtinsburg Gmmte Works I09W lt DIAL 267-8141 o, -----FREE - - - CUSToMERPARKING ......... I I .... - ,e ' I