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10 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1982 MRS. IDA EAEI~ Services were conducted Wednesday, April 21 from the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home for Mrs. Ida Elizabeth Earle, 91, who died Sunday April 18 at Jef- fersonian Manor. The Eev. Roger Henshaw officiated, burial was in Poole's Hill Maine. Her only immediate sur- vivor is a son, Albert P. Earle, Southern Pines, N.C. She also survived by a daughter in law, Mrs. John Earle, Charles Town; and a granddaughter, Mrs. Jerry Smedley, Oxon Hill, Md. The deceased was born February 26, 1981, in Beverly, N.J a daughter of the late Alfred S. and Ida Elizabeth Oliver Porter. Funeral services will be Chapman of Leesburg, Manuel William Chapman of Bowie, Md Ronald Allen Chapman of Fla and Tony Lee Chapman of Charles Town; five sisters, Mabel Virginia Lake of Harpers Ferry, Alice Marie Fugitt of Boyce, Steila Louise Painters of Berryv~e, Brenda Kay Malone of Winchester and Sharon Ann Bradley of Sharpsburg, Md.; five brothers, Robert Stokes of Boyce, Richard Allen Stokes of Arlington, Larry Junior Stokes of Millville, and Cecil Monroe Stokes and Clarence Edward Stokes of Winchester. Graveside services were conducted last Saturday af- ternoon at Green Hill Cemetery, Berryvllle, by the Rev. E. Eugene Jones. W.C. HOAK, JR. W~am Clarence Hoak, Jr Mrs. Bussard was born March 9, 1917; in Jefferson County, a daughter of Arthur A. and Fannie V. Longerbeam Viands. - She was a member of the Halltown Church of God. She is survived ~by her husband, Thomas Bussard, at the home; two sisters, Mrs. Isabel Wilt, Charles Town; Mrs. Pauline Wilt, Charles Town; two brothers, George William Viands, Charles M. Viands, Harpers Ferry and Arthur Viands, Ranson. She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother. Koerner Given Ikenbeny Service Award Tim Koerner, a senior and former Student Government Association at Shepherd College, is congratulated by Shepherd President James A. Butcher, left, and George Auxt, right, dean of student affairs. Koerner received the Oliver S. Ikenberry Distinguished Human Service Award at the college's recent Honors Day ceremonies. conducted this (Thursday) 61, of Route 2, Charles Town, afternoon at 2 at the Church of died Wednesday at Mar- God at Halltown for Mrs. Lacy Rnsburg VA Medical Center. Estelle Bussard, 65, of Born September 18, 1920, in Mfllville who died Monday in Luray, Va he was a son of the Winchester (Va.) Memorial late William C. Hoak, Sr and Hospital. The Rev. Harold May Mayselie Foster Hoak. Snyder will officiate, burial A contractor by occupation, will be in Pleasant View he served as a constable for scheduled for the coming Memory Gardens, Mar- Jefferson County for 14 years, year, which will all be put tinsburg, and was a member of the toward our pledge." Chuck the $20,000 pledge made by the Auxiliary at the onset of the campaign. They have made a $4,000 contribution toward the pledge, and recently added another $2,000 from the Hospital Night at the Races. Mrs. Voress said, "We have many fund-raising events MRS. FRANCES DAWSON Services were conducted last Friday from the Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, for Mrs. Prances Viola (Vi) Dawson, 82, a former Mar- tinsburg resident, who died Tuesday, April 20, at Valley View Nursing Home, Berkeley Springs. The ~v. Clar~ Elllott officiated, burial was in the Masonic Cemetery at Middleway. She was born September 11, 1899, in Jefferson County, a daughter of the late Joseph W. and Leta. Ann Jolly Un- derwood. In early life she was a seasonal employee with the C.H. Musselman Company at Inwood. A member of the Middleway Full Gospel Church, she became affiliated with Vanville Christian Church when she moved to Mar- Rnsburg. she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy T. Dawson, in 1954. She is survived by tlTee sons, Paul William and Francis Wayne Dawson, both of Middleway; David Pittman Dawson, Woodbridge, Va.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Corinne Whittington, Mar- tinsburg, and a number of nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a sister and two brothers. Teamsters Union, and a Kisner represented ~e Board veteran of World War Two. of Managers announcing He was a member of the their $52,500 in pledges and HaIltown Church of God. He is survived by a step- mother, Mrs. Margaret Hoak, his wife, Margaret Marie Dillow Hoak, at the home, Halltown; four sons, William R and Jay Hoak, Leetown; Clark Hoak, Shepherdstown; Bruce Hoak, at the home; a daughter Mrs. Marilyn Tribble, Wichita, Kansas; nine grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Lazw.aster, Tuscawilla Hills; Mrs. Katherine Selpac, Baltimore, Md.; and Mrs. Betty Simons, Charles Town. Services were conducted Saturday morning from the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home. The Rev. Harold Snyder and the ROy. Forrest Fraley officiated, burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar. FRANK WILLLO4S Services were conducted last Saturday morning from the Smith and Strider Memorial Funeral Home for Prank W. Williams, 62, of Charles Towers Apartments, Charles Town, who died Wednesday April 21 at Jef- ferson Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Father John J. O'Cormell officiated, burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Patton, Pa. Born July 8, 1919 in Patton, Pa he was the son of the late Hen'y and France~ Johncore Williams. He was a salesman for the Fuller Brush Co. for many years and a member of the Catholic Church. He was a veteran of World War H, serving with the U.S. Navy. Surviving are: his wife Irene PeTruskey Williams, Patton ,and one daughter Macrina Landon, Littletown, Pa. and two grandchildren; four sisters, Anna Foster, Detroit, Mich Ruth Phelts, Conneaut Lake, Pa Helen Woods, Montpielier, Va and Hazel Walker, California. MRS. DELPHA CHILDS ROBERT KOONTZ SR. Services were conducted Services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at Wednesday afternoon at the Berryville (Va.) Baptist Eackles Funeral Home in Church for Mrs. DelphaHarpers Ferry for Robert Graver Childs, 89, of Wee Haw Farm, Clarke County, Va, who died Sunday in Jef- fersonian Manor Nursing Home. The Rev. William Hamkey officiated, burial was in Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville. Mrs, Cb ds was born Aug. 16, 1892, in Stephenson, the daughter of Albert and Nettie Rogers Garver. She was a member of Berr~ville Baptist Omrch and the Loving Ser. vice Society of the church. She was married to Samue~ David Childs. Surviving are a son, Robert Lee Childs of Sheph~; three daughters Mildred Zirflli of San Antonio, Texas, Delpha M. Warwick of Arlington and Katherine C. Burns of Charles Town; and 19 grandchildren. JAMES W. STOKF- James William Stokes, 45, of Everett, Pa died Wednesday, April 21 in Bedford County (Pa.) hospital. Mr. Stokes was horn mt. 25, 1926, the son of Houston W~Rm and Minnie Naomi Rinker Stokes of Winchester. Surviving with his mother are his wife, Margaret Stokes of Everett, Pa and four .steps ns' Allen Eugene Houston Koontz, Sr 89, of Blue Ridge Acres, who died Monday at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Temple G. Wheeler officiated, burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar. Born March 30, 1893, in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel and Mary Hussey Koontz. He was employed as a bank examiner by the Federal Deposit Insurance Cor- poration before retiring. He was also Assistant Manager for the Raleigh Hotel in Washington, D.C. He was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Watt Koontz; one daughter, Mrs. Maggie Stewart of Reston, Va.; one son Robert H. Koonta Jr. of Dale City, Va.; one brother, Lawrence Koontz of Oakrldge Tenn and four grand- children. Jefferson Hospital FROM PAGE 1 ~ted by everyone in attendance. The divisional reports were tackled next. The Auxiliary Report given by Auxiliary President Betsy Voress, was plan, Berkeley~county would be assigned and Morgan County 45,000. An A-95 review for'a Kearneysville postal hcilRy was set aside until the U.S. Postal Service announces a site, and the possible ex- penditure involved. Also set aside was an A-95 review for a small business development center at Shepherd College. The Commission seeks ad--- ditional information. Accepted was the resignation of Peter Dougherty from the Eastern Panhandle Mental Health Center advisory board. Kiwanis Club's Embassy Series Begins Tonight Arraignments Circuit Court Are Continuing The April term of Jefferson County Circuit Court is con- tinuing this week as presiding After this has been ac- Judge Pierre Dostert sits for c~npllshed, land books must arraignments of those indic- be typed, by. district~. In ted by the grand jury last addition, all property trun. week, or held over from sfers constmmmted since 1980 previous terms. must be added to the books by On Tuesday, two defendants the assessor's office inasmuch pleaded guilty and asked for as none of these were recorded probation. Those were Kirk during the state reappraisal. Harm and Scott D. Me- Naturally, this will take Donough, beth indicted for time, and Tax'Commission burglary, with sentencing Bose suggests that his office is delayed until ' a report is prepared to devote at least one received from the probation state appraiser to aidMrs, officer. Bordier in implen~ theFive not guilty pleas were contributions. The original necessary and total changes, entered. They included: goal set for the Board was Rose has also suggested that Ricky Crawford, breaking ROBIN EDME The Charles Town Kawanis Club will begin its annual series of Embassy speakers tonight-Thursday-at 6:15 when the club holds its weekly dinner meeting at the Towne House Restaurant. And the f'wst special speaker for this series, according to Charles F. Printz, program chairman for the Kiwanis, will be Robin Edme, attache in the political section of the French Em- bassy in Washington, D.C. Mr. Edme holds a degree in Economics an equivalent of an MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commercials and a law degree. He will speak on the new French Economic and social policy. Authority Bids $50,000. Klsner said, "For the small number of members on the Board, the response has been tremendous!" Dr. Vettiveh Maheswarun spoke for both he and Dr. L. Mildred Williams his Co-Omirnmn of the Medical Staff. The he will meet with the company and entering, trial July 23. experienced in processing Otto Ray I.mRtm, breaking For New Plant; appraisal cards to see if it can and entering, trial August 3. assist in any way. David B. Livesay, burglary. In conclusion, Rose added trial Angust24. that the state has invested a Robert Eiggs, entering great deal of time and effort in without breaking, two counts, The Jefferson County seeking to provide the county trial August 13. Region 9 Re Explains Grant Medical Staff has successfully raised $144,250 against their original goal of $100,000. "There are still a few unreported prospects in the Medical Staff Division, but we will see them all before the campaign wrap-up is over Jerry Bnsey, the number Reagan two man at Region 9 Planning program and Development Council, complicated, headquartered in Martin- despite sburg, was the speaker at the and regular monthly meeting, simplified. Tuesday, of the Jefferson Under County Chamber of Commer- $13 million ce at the Village House at available, Shenandoah Junction. housing Busey, who is scheduled to leave Region 9 and become emergency associated with the Berkeley The limit County Public Service $500,000 with I District, was subbing for the ds; or Region 9 director," Richard dollar Hawvermale, resting at his home following a slight illness. Busey Busey told the Chamber the new members there are currently take the two governmental programs FmHA, designed to provide financial dead issue. aid to local communities, palachian One is the Governor's mission, Community Partnership grant Federal program, which involves the tly under a distribution of $3.5 million in program state funds for general ac- limited to tivities in connection with projects. economic development and In the creaion of jobs, Basically, Busey said Busey said, grants are projects as available where jobs are sewer created and the tax base broadened. He also described it as the easiest grant plan to implement, and said that in some instances it could he utilized in emergency the Chamber, situations within the com- the munity, meeting will The second plan is the nesday, Federal Housing and Urban Bavarian Inn, Development block grant 200. He program, now administered make by the states under edict of the each, as July," said Maheswaran. Connie Hammann Chair- man of the Public Employees Division was unable to attend, so his report was given by Mrs. Faye Davenport. The In- plant soliciation was very exalting with the Employees of Halltown Paperboard leading the way with over $20,000 of the divisions total of $42,729. "The Initial Gifts to~nls Development Authority with property valuationsLester Washington, meeting in regular session considered to be in line with burglary, trial Augnst 20. Tuesday evening, Donald Nie,ann Will today's values and be In other actions, a capius unanimously approved the equalized as well. wasissued for KeithDick, who issuance of $150,000 in in- What does this mean to the failed to appear to answer dustrial revenue bonds in County Commission and to the charges of grand larceny; a .support of the possible Jefferson County Board- of psychiatric examination was placementofanewindustryin The steering committee to Tentative Education, the principal granted Richard C. Fisher, the county, found a new independent ~00a year beneficiaries of any tax in- indicted for breaking and en- crease which might be tering; a capius was issued for real/zed? Deborah Thomas, indicted for Commission President possession of a controlled sub- Moore views the matter stance; and May 18 was set for somewhat philosophically, the arraignment of Gay saying that if the new figures aren't ready for im- plementation the Commission will have to experience another "lean" year, such as the present one. But he ex. presses confidence it can do seemed to double overnight," so. As for the Board of Education, there has been no statement from it relative to possible tax increases, other than unofficial comments from school officials and some board members who say they will consider lowering school levy in the event the new figures increase income beyond the level needed for the bveration of the school system. wnemer the reappraisal figures go into effect this year or next, the school board has already opted to place the special school levy on the ballot for approval of the voters in the June 1 election. The special levy will remain at its present figure, 87 per cenb- Barrow, charged with attem- pted murder, malicious woun- ding, brandishing a deadly weapon, destruction of pro- perty and no license for a gun. He was hospitalized with what was described as a "seizure." Additional arraignments were expected Wednesday, following completion of a civil action trial. Sh@her own To Elect On Tuesday; Egle Is Unopposed Jane Kastl, director of the authority, said the industryt in question is Texas Stock Tab. She wouldn't release any other details, such as possible size, employment or product, connected with the company, saying this information would become available once the company's locating here is up. The authority, Miss Kastl said, will now present the proposed $150,000 revenue bond isaac to the Jeffer-,~m County Conunission for a letter of inducement. She said there is already a buyer for the bonds. In the only other business of the evening, Miss Kastl reported on a meeting of the West Virginia Industrial Developnmnt Assodation with U.S. Senators Randolp~ ard Byrd. ewes 14.00 to 18.00. Good butcher hogs 53.75 to 54.40; medium butcher hogs 52.50 to 53.50; heavy butcher . gs 5o.oo to s2.s0; butcher sows 46.00 to 54.75; heavy feeders ands light butcher hogs 46.00 to 51.00; pigs per head 25.00 to 45.00; boars 37.00 to 41.00. Livestock Sales 1:30 p.m. school in the Charles Town area has appointed Donald E.W. Niemmm headmaster for the 1982-1983 academic year and has selected The Country Day School as the in- stitution's hdtial name. The actions were annmmced at a meeting Sunday in the Parish Hall of the Zion Episcopal Church attended by some 40 parents of prospective students and other supporters. Steering committee members are Eve Martin, ~e Ward, the Reverend Roger Henshaw, Brower Murphy, Niemann and Garrison Ellis, who chaired the meeting. The steering committee also announced the addition of the 9th grade to the previously planned K-8 school because of indicated community interest. said Bob Sivinski Chairman. This group reported a whopping $sos,s01 against an Shepherdstown voters will go to the polls next Tuesday (May 4) to select their town aclmmmtraUon for the next two years. The election wtll be con- ducted, as asual, at the town hall, from 6:30 axn. to 7:30 p.m. There is no contest for mayor. Mrs. Audrey Egle, the current town recorder, is unopposed. original objective of $250,000. Sivinski closed by reminding has volunteers, "We still have 52 unreported prospects so we may triple our goal yet Then to bring the Division reports to a elose General William Van Ryzin stepped to the mike and reported Special Gifts total to date of $78,706. 'FiRs of course meets the challenge made by the Race Track and HBPA. We still have a few people left to see. So get your prospects seen, and turn in those signed pledge cards today," stated Van Ryzin. Shirley Hunt than an- nounced Dr. Jolm L. Van Metre, Honorary General Chairman, who received a lAWLESSNESS $1,800 for formation on, other school obtained by 1122. and election trustees, School's managed by committee, 8 p.m. in meeting Charles Ellis the Thursday open and non-profit, served the county area years. Chicken are available leader, Camp or the Count fice. Tbe adults ( standing ovation. The topic of FROM PAGE I Dr. Van Metre's speech was "Ge The Extra Mile" cevering (~tlated by Lance and the CampalgnWrap-upnowin Briggs), agreed to call a meeting to discuss what may progress at the campaign be done to alleviate the office. Dr. Van Metre stated, "When this campaign closes problem. this evening there will be over Q.D. Fleming, who heads up 1000families that haven't been the Jefferson County Parks contacted." He has arranged for a telephone solicitation to be held sometime in June, in an attempt to reach everyone in Jefferson Coun~ty and give them the option of par- cipat g in the campaign. General Chairman, Bradley Nash finished out the evenings meet. ' ~q~is campaign has not only been a success for Jef- ferson Memorial Hospital, but for all of Jefferson County. We should all be proud to live in Jefferson County," Nash concluded. "The grand total of $997,410 speaks for itself, the $I,000,000 mark is just a few dollars away. The Campaign Wrap-up is located on the 2nd floor of the Shenandoah Home, or can be reached by calling 725.0411. Please call if you would like to volunteer for the phone solicitation or if you have any questions. and Recreation Commission, agreed to direct the operations of the Commission from the present time to July l, pending the hiring of a new director to replace Dave Bonebrake, resigned. Fleming win receive REAPPRAISAl FROM PAGE 1 60 per cent assessment against each valtmflen, which means procesmg each card. (The state now requires, by law, that taxes be paid on a mivJmum of 60 per ce t tbe assessed valuation). Also unopposed is former mayor Clarence Wright, who seeks the post of recorder. There are eight candidates seeking five seats on council. Incumbents seeking reelec- tion are Mrs. Legge, and Leonard Moore, former councilpersons Wade Banks, Charles R. Branson and Wayne Bjorlie; together with newcomers M. Jan Kees, the ROy. Charles J. Cathcart and James A. Schmitt. each Monday. Robert D. Ott Qualifies For Insurance Honor $30 a day for his services, or a week. LIVESTOa{ SALES Upon the ~endation ~ ~ ~ ~.~-.~-.L.-. ~ ~ of Sheriff Don Giardina, James Bowers was appointed The quotations of The Blue a deputy sheriff. He'll serve a Ridge Livestock Sales, at six-month lung probat~OmrlesTown, WNa. Monday period. Glardina was also April 26, 1~. authorized to look into the Receipts of all classes light possible purchase of awith a good demand for all sidelined ~les Town Police classes. ROBERT D. OTT Robert D. OR, 420 Forrest Department cruiser to Plain to medium steers, Avenue, Charles Town, local augment erM depart.60.00 to 63.00; choice butcher agent for Bankers- Life In- merit fleet, heifers, 63. to 66.60; good swunce and Camlty Corn- butcher heifers, ~8.00 to 61.00; plain to medium heifers 45.00 to 50.00; good bulls 44.00 to 48.00; plain to medium bulls 40.00 to 4335; commercial cows 42.00 to 43.75; utility cows 40.00 .to 41;~0; canners and cutters 37.00 to 40.00; cows by high yie cows 44.40 to 45.50; stock and feeder heifers 38.O0 to 2Choice to prime calves 90.00 to 97.00; good butcher calves S0.00to .00; medimn butcher calves 70.00 to 79.@; thin calves 69.00 to down; heavy calves 5O.OO to .00; Good wool lambs 63.50; butcher l~mY, has been notified by Approved was the ap- pointment of Donald Hetzel, Jefferson High athletic c~L,'ector, to the parks and recreation commission. Reappointed were Q.D. neming, m abeth Sprouse and Ernest audoq . Use of the underground bunker at Bardane by Emergenc~ Services for training purposes was ap- and t ken that in the event of a nuclear attack, Jefferson County would be raked to ImMle I06,000 evaucses from the Baltimore area. Under the special schools offered around the country, at no cost to him. And Bob has been informed that when the mmuM vention is held either in or ne~u" Chicago, all the agents who made the Career Life Agents status the past year will meet with the president and vice president of the company to share ideas and relax, served bytl~ Bob has been associated the three with Bankers ~ife and Casualty Company for the past 29 years,and has been the ~ta~e~S leader in the Hagerstown, Md office for the past 10 I-alse, years. In a story in Bankers mag e of Laurita issue, it was noted that Bob was one of 35 Banker agents across the country whe wrote over one million dollars of life Insurance in 1981. Deputy VA Director To Be In Charles Town Joe candidate for labeled as misleading" Democrat alleging that cut Harry P. Lord, deputy~c0me director of the West Virginia mmum Department of Veterans Laurita Affairs office in Martinshurg, will be at Jackson-Perks Post No. 81, Legion Post Home in Charles Town Friday, May 14 for the pur- pose of consulting with Legi .naires in Charles Town and Jeffe s COm . Persons seeking information from Deputy Director Lard, but not able to be at the Legion Honm should call 725-7212. J.R. B tle, vi dent d .Sales for Bankers Life In- Chicken m oecue surance and Casualty of Chicago, Illinois, that he had qualified for Career Life Ma~ 15 Camp Frame Agent Status f0r the year 1981. is a very exclusive sales dub wMch not many agents qualified for during a year because of the very high qualifications. The rewards are a much improved group insurance with a $400 monthly benefit added without cost. In ed- dRion to this reward Bob will have first choice at all of the The Camp Frame 4-H Association has announced plans for a "C nlcken Bar. becue" to be held Saturday May 1.5 from 3:00 to 8:00 pan. at Camp Frame near crop is m ed and by a beard d frmn ferson Counties and has Buckhannon bett~ carefully mistakes the pockets d tamiliea. The rather than payers three dellars ovm" years the middle the uext two