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m1 “t n, and motor. Y. April 21, when it was a 1 ion of faciliti Seated at t. Dr. John . Coyle, Mrs retary of the campaign office. . Bradle ,announced the new $97, 410.00 had been at the final report Victory on of the Jefferson “WWW Action The and P Administrator, who expressed his gratitude to the Howital Empllfoy‘eles who have given so unse is y to the campaign. “The 380,925 raised by the Hospital employees shows not mly their true dedication to the cause, but the tremendous need of the third floor,” Bryan stated. The evenings food and drink were compliments of the Harry M. Stevens, Inc. and served by the Charles Town Junior Women’s Club. Ann Smith Arrangements Ctiairman for the campaign thanked everyone who had helped her throughout all the meetings both organizational and report, held during the campaign. , Next on the agenda was a wonderful surprise announced nnounced that the drive for funds for ex- es at Jefferson Memorial Hospital had exceeded the speakers table are: (left to right)—-Mrs Shirley L. VanMetre, campaign chairman, Thomas Coyle and y Nash and Bradley Nash, and Stephanie Smith, (Photo by Tim Sinn) by Mrs. Faye Davenport, Associate Chairman, she said, “On April 4, 1982 at ap- proximately 2:00 pm. I receivedacall tocome to the campaign office to sign for the following telegram.” She then proceeded to read the telegram to the anxiously waiting group in attemiance. Sheread...“Yourcom- munity and state can all take great pride in your achievements and the spirit of volunteerism, they represent. The sense of commitment that began this project and carried it to the completion reflects the best attributes of the American character.” The above telegram was signed by Ronald Reagan President of the United States. And much TURN TOPAGE 10 able to deliver an appraisal information by July 1 of this year, as requested the Omission. . , by Rosealsonotes that because of the delivery of this in- formation later in the year, he shares the concern of Jef- ferson County Assessor Mrs. Leon (Ginger) Bordier that it Will be impossible for her to . place all the new information mutecounty’spropertybooks in time for utilization in the next tax year. In this respect Mrs. Bowie;- suggests that from her Viewpoint she wants to have all new figures properly recorded and available to taxpayers byJanwy.1983. so that they might 'ui turn take Questionable figures to the County Commission in Fetruary, 1983, when it sits as Almspeakmsbrienymme nonunwmbereuredos, NEWCaptLJ. mm waswit‘hihe US. Navy at PearlHarboronDec.7,19(1 whenlheJapmesomadg attack. M the Rev. atom Neal, Luth 0‘ c? St' [hm eran urch, Charles ‘ M‘ Wolfe. mm a” and inn-m Walnuts. , Mrs. W um m 501‘ the regulation of me Wolfe. will render the a board of equalization and review. Ste feels that itisonly fair tlwtallgopertyowncrshave adiancetoviewthe figures. arrivedatova'thepastzwl’o years by State Tax Depart- mentappraisers,sothat they nnyhaveaclearpicuireotall increases which have been recorded, increases which in most cases, are a'foregone unclusion. Howbigajobisthatfaced bytheassessor’s office? When the State Tax Department finally delivers in: portion of the task, there Will be baween 24,000 and This processing, says Mrs. Bordier, consists of applying 8 TURN TO PAGE 10 National Anthem and “America” on the piano. ManbasofGirlScootTi-oops 412 und 450 and Boy Scout participate hi memoamuwmmeku: of Today and leaders of Tomorrow, 3 youth group of theVFWAuxiliary. Other highlights of the mean: will beams?” honoring arson Comty’s Most Outstanding young man or lady for M contributions to the com- mumtyatntlcomtyinflict)!“ Md 8 special citation to m individual of the comb who potion-med outstanding 88" vices in catain fiekb of en- deavor. ’ Also there will beg; “owning of the Wally morme of the vrw Auxulary Pom Qieenlortheyear. A Jefferson High School senior, Sonja L. James, is one of some 5,900 winners of college-sponsored four-year Merit Scholarships annomiced by the National Merit Scholar- ship Corporation of Evanston, illinois. . Miss James, who will graduate in June, is the daughter of Mrs. Ruth James, 302 South Samuel Street, and Howard James of Shenandoah Junction. She was educated in Jeffer- son Cmmty schools, first at North Jefferson, then at Shepherdstown Junior High School before matriculating at Jefferson High. Her scholarship award'is to the University of The South at Sewanee, Tennessee, a liberal arts college owned and operated by the Episcopal Church. This fits in perfectly with Miss James’ plans. Following four years at University of the South, she then will enroll at a seminary where she will prepare to undertake the priesthood in the Episcopal Church. At Jefferson, she was a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish National Society, and president of the Helen Lee Bowers Becomes New Owner Of Rinaldi Realty Co. Helen Lee Bowel, (shown in the above picture) and JosephtJoe) Rinaldi jointly announced this week the change in Ownership of the Rhialdi Realty Company with the former becoming the new owner of the two-year-old firm located at 901 East Washington Street. Ovaries Town, Samrday, May 1. Mrs. Rowe's said there will not be any change in the name or location of the business. Mrs. Bowers will, however, be the firm’s broker with Mr. Rinaldi remaining as an adsodate broker. Mrs. Bowers, who resides with her husband, Donald “Johnny” Bowers, at 200 North Charles Street, Charles Town, is a graduate of Mar- sinll Community High School in Marshall, Ill. She earned a BA in Business Ad. ministration at Shepherd College in 1978 and received herGraduate RealtorsDegee THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1982 Sonia James Named Winner Of National Merit Scholarship ticipated in a program for gif~ ted students; in “It’s Historic" for two years; and received the DAB award for American history. A member of Zion Episcopal Church, and of the Episcopal Church Women, she also ser- ves as a layreader, was a Diocesan youth represen tative, and a church school teacher. Two other Eastern Panhan- dle students also received merit scholarships; Mary E. Eyler, of Martinsburg High School, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Eyler, to West Virginia University; and Dean W. Harvey, Berkeley Springs High School, also to West Virginia UniVersity, both in computer science. from the Graduate Realtors Institute in Parkersbmg in 1901 and her broker’s license in March 1982. She has been associated with ERA Van Mater Real Estate Services for the past several years. She is a member of the Jefferson County Cormnission on Aging, the Animal Welfare 11838139. Women of die Moose in Chafles Town, the Eastern Panhandle Board of Realtors, and the Charles Town Presbyterian (erchShewas recognized last year as “Client of the Year for 1991” by the Vocational Rehabilitation office for the area Mrs. Bowers indicated that in addition to herself and Rinaldi, sales associates working with Rimldi Realty 00. would include Jeannie Rhialdl, Bob Watson, Pat Kercheval, Harvey Ker- dieval, and Betty Site, the latter as office secretary. Mail Merchants To Meet May 13 There will be a special meeting of the diaries Town Downtown Retail Merchants Annotation Thursday, May 13 at 3 pm. in the auditorium of the Charles Town Civic ther,itwasmnmncedthls week Aninnberofveryimportant mmaroontbeagmdafor dacussionandpossibly action itwamtedsoallmerchants are urged to attain. WEATHER The extended outlook Sclml Board Seeks To Use Funds For Handicapped Jefferson Cmmty Board of Emulation is making an ap- plication for utilization of Title Vl-B finals for the pin-chase of materials for use in a Pro School Handicapped Program as well as to wovlde for the cost of Physical Therapy for pre-school handicapped mdenta. These funds are part of the money received from the Mention of the Hmdlcapped A copy of the. project proposal is available for Whfiemflmof' Pupil Services. Comments mold h submitted in writing to the Jefferson County Board of sm~ 24 PAGES — PER COPY 20° lawlessness Subject 0f Meeting May 6, Called By County Commission Apple Blossom lime Hits Winchester mu Staging 0f 55th Annual Festival It’s Apple Blossom time in the Shenandoah Valley. The 55th annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, clearly the public highlight of the year in this entire area, will be held this weekend in Winchester, Va. . Celebrities for the affair are already on hand, ready for the myriad events that will take place today through Sunday. Queen Shenandoah-elect is Elyse Diann' e Knight, the 21- year-old daughter of actor Ted Knight, who plays the protective father role on the popular TV comedy series, “Too Close for Comfort,".wtl1 be crowned at Handley Bowl Friday afternoon, men par- ticipate in W lly all festival events. Another television star, Frank Bonner, the barely competent general .sales manager of “WKRP In Chicinnati,” will serve as grand marshal of the festival and will be making his ap— pearances at many of the festival’s public events, in- cluding the grand feature parade Saturday afternoon. .m Friday evening, country nuisicartistGeorge Hamilton, serve as for diemnual Firemm’s Parade, billed as the longest, moist elaborate Fuemen's Parade in the world. He’ll also be at the firefighter’s reception and will participate in a memorial service for Winchester-'3 own Patsy Cline on Friday April 30. The Apple Blossom sports breakfast, one of the most- popular events in more recent years, will be held Friday morning at the Leedackson Restaurant. And it will feature LC. Greenwood, of the Pitt- sburgh Steelers, together with many other sports luminaries. Greenwood will serve as the festival’s sports marshalnand will ride in both the firefighters and grand feature parades. This year, 41 cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., . will servo as acorts for the festival princesses. The annual field com- petition for marching bands will be held Saturday mor- ning, with bands from 12 states participating. It, will be conducted at the James Wood Amherst Campus. The four-day‘ affair will wind up with another more recent feature popularized (hiring the past several years, “Sunday in the Park,” with special event that will be held at Winchester Recreation Park from noon to 0 pm. Harley Staggers, Sn, Speaker For Democrch Former Congressman ' Harley o. Sluggers Sr., of Keitserwillbeguest speaker at the Pro-Primary Rally sponsored by the Jefferson County Democratic Association Tuesday,May 11. The meeting will herald at the Hilltop Hotel in Harpers Ferry with a social hour at 6:00 pm. and dinner at 7:00 pm. Tickets for the dinner‘ will be $10.00. They will be available from officers of the association and Democcatic candidates. All persons interested in promoting the Democratic Ticket are invited and urged to attend. Candidates for Rally May 11 The been Rally has scheduled in response to the may Democrats who want an active campaign to be muted that the best persons are elected to public office. School Board Renews Contract 0f Superintendent Frazier; Plans Laid For Summer School The Jefferson County Board of Education has renewed the contract of Superintendent Raymond Frazier, Jr, and, ac. tinguponhispersonal request, did not give him a raise in salary, Frazier, noting“ that other comty school personnel did not receive a salary increase‘ for the coming school term, told themboard that a raise for hhn w be inappropriate. F‘razier’s contract, for one year also at his request, calls for a salary of $34,400. Approved by the board was a summer school session at Jefferson High School, for a six-week period starting June llandendinglulyzalltisonly for students who failed English, social studies, b10100 0' General math. . Each class must have a minhuum of twenty students to be operational. Tuition for ill-m to studeius will be $50; for out-ofatate sualents, 975. The board also learned that Federal fluids for a remedial, basic skill program in reading and math will likely be reduced as much as $30,080 this year, from $220,000 to $190,261. The program served 450 last year, may be pared to service only 375 this year. In personnel actions, a leave of absence was granted Deb- bie Swaim, first grade teacher at South Jefferson Elemen- tary; the retirement request of Vivian W. Fleming, ’mathematics teacher at Jef- ferson High School, was ac- cepted; Salons M. Williams was employed as business educationteacher at Jefferson High; Jo Am Burdette was hamlerred from resume teacher to English teacher at Jeffersonlligh. in supporting services, Alvin Manual, custodian, was tramferred from Ferry Junior High to CW. ' Shipley Elementary; Wayne Printswasapprovedasasub stitutectutodian’;andEvaK. Clark retired as a cook at Charles Town Junior High. trips,notmalattheendofthe school‘terxn, was approved. Acting in response to complaints of lawlessness‘ from businesses in the shopping plaza on Route 340 east of Charles Town, 8 conference of businessmen and law enforcement officials has been set for Thursday, May 6, at 10:30 am. by the Jefferson County Com- mission. The meeting, which includes all Heck’s Plaza limitless people, the prosecuting at- torney’s office, state police and the sheriff’s office, will be held in the county court room at the courthouse in con- junction with the regular weekly meeting of the Com- mission. The session was triggered last Thursday when three businessmen from the shopping center, William Bailey, Jim Lance and Phil Briggs, asked the Conunission to help find some solution to a growing juvenile problem which it said erupts almost every night of the week. Bailey, speaking for the business people, vocalized a "horror" story of juvenile vandalism, misdeeds, and defiance that he said is “driving business away. from the shopping area," par- ticularly after six o’clock in the evening. He described drinking by the youth, most of whom are under 18, a fact which breeds their defiance. He suggested that the smoking of marituana and the sale of drugs was also prevalent in the [arearwlls described the use ornament assemblagesasfrombetwem 353M200; undhesaid the “action,” can continue until the wee morning hours. He noted that clean-up crews, hired to police the parking area after midnight, will no longer attempt to keep it clean because of harassment. He said two security guards were hired by the businessmen. One of these quit the first night, because of harassment; the other “joined” the juveniles in a drinking escapade. He said that both State Police and sheriff’s deputies will respond. But, he noted, fliere’sthequestion of whether or not they are on “private property”; andin the mindset officers, whether anything will be done with the juveniles once they are arrested. There have been histames, Bailey said, where women havebeen accosted, where off- color remarks have been made, where juveniles urinate evenly; and one case where a woman was allegedly struck a juvenile climbing down off the rooftops. The Commission, openly diagrined by Bailey’s charges County Units in Blossom Festival A umber of school units from Jefferson County will take part in one phase or another of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival this weekend. my evening, the Jefferson High jazz ensemble will participate in cone petition at Shenandoah College and Con» servatory. On Saturday af~ tcrnoon, the Jefferson High Cougar Band wlll march in the grand feature parade: the Jefferson Pop Singers willrideononefloetud the Jefferson Fine Arts a mould float. r Also tam port be the Charles Junior High and the High bands. They’ll ,_ march in the menu’s parade on Friday evening. ', ‘