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10 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE TIIURSDAY, MAY 4, 1978 Bailey Communications Sets Grand Opening For May 5-6 Veteran RCA electronics engineer William E. Bailey, above, right, and his wife Jean welcome visitors to the Grand Opening of Bailey Com- munications-Lafayette Radio on South George Street, Charles Town. The couple, Jefferson County residents for six years, began their business as a hobby and have operated in their home in Kearneysville for three years. The opening, May 5th and 6th, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., will feature CB and appliance sales, Mr. Bailey "said. The couple are the newest members of the Charles Town Downtown Business community. Also shown is Paul Lee Grove, store manager. EXECUTOR SALE of Valuable Real Estate and Personal Property To settle the Estate of William R. Hess I will sell the following located 4 miles East of Martinsburg, W. Va. along Route 9 at the Berkeley-Jefferson County line (1: mile East of Veterans Hospital.) SATURDAY, MAY 6th 10:30 A. M. Two Grandfathers clocks with moonface dials, dinner bell, tiffany shade, coffee grinder, 2 marble base candle stands, 3 marble base and brass candle holders with prisms, 2 brass buckets, marble top stand, kerosene lamps, cherry dining room table with Queen Ann legs and 6 chairs to match, cherry hutch, spool stand, marble top pedestal stand, pr. ladies and gentlemans chairs, 2 matching marble stands with marble top, matching coffee table, cherry drop leaf table, candle holders, Victorian sofa and chairs with grapes and roses decoration, gold frame wall mirror, regulator wall clock, marble top side stand with Queen Anne legs, Gone With the Wind lamp, brass kerosene lamp, Norman Rockwell original limited edition, brass umbrella stand, gun cabi'ncf, brass bed, brass hall tree, color TV, brass coffee pot, mantle clock, old car light, silver set and sterling silver, hanging lamp. Victorian love seat, matching electric brass lamps, cut down round oak table, old cedar chest, French Provincial 5 pc. modern bedroom suite with king size bed (fruit wood finish), large wooden wardrobe, marble top dresser, oak beveled edge wall mirror, marble top wash stand, 6 pc. wash bowl and pitcher set, chestnut double bed, small chestnut cabinet, converted Aladdin lamp, towel rack, chestnut wash stand with marble top, 3 pc. wash bowl and pitcher set, cannon ball rope bed, marble top dresser, small tiffany table lamp, Victorian fainting couch, cherry secretary book case combination, canopy bed, 2 hand carved dragons head chair, windsor chairs, ironstone wash bowl and pitcher, iron tea kettle, old blanket chest, wagon wheel hanging lamp, Davis treadle sewing machine, 2 fireplace sets and screens, lard press, square tub Maytag washer, old wall telephone, Frigidaire refrigerator, apt. size electric stove, maple rocker, 5 pc. maple breakfast set, stereo, lot of blue willow china, cut glass and fostoria, carnival glass, hanging lamp with p'isms, several rockers, Samitizer, adding machine, 2 pc. living room suite, maple end stands, hook rugs, rugs, lot of dishes, potsi pans, flat irons and many other articles too numerous to mention. Also deep freezer, Moustache cups, lanterns, punch bowl set, candle snuffer, bellows, rotary lawn mower, stainless steel compressor, sleigh bells, saddle, basket sleigh, corn sheller, wheel barrow and other articles. GUNS AND AUTOMOBILES ' 1929 4 door model A Ford running condition 1963 Buick LaSabre fully equipped, 1972 Chevrolet pick up truck, 25 automatic pistol, 12 gauge Savage pump gun, 22 bolt action rifle with scope, Winchester 270 deer rifle. FARM MACHINERY Ford Golden Jubilee Tractor with 3 pt. boom, Satoh tractor with front loader, bucket and fork, 12 HP Cub Cadet with rotary mower and windbreaker, set buggy harness, horse sully, 4 wheel Runabout, McDeering P.T.O., hay baler, 2 wheel farm trailer, lime spreader, elevator with motor, field sprayer, fork lift, 2 bottom 3 pt. plow, circular saw, hammer mill, post hole digger, liquid feed tank, calf creep feeder, Ford 503 side rake, International manure spreader, Ford 501 7' tractor mower, feed troughs, grease guns, fence, wire fence, lot of other tools and articles too numerous to mention. At 2 p.m. the following Real Estate will be Offered for sale, 64 acre farm fronting approximately 1200 feet an Route 9 well fenced with the foUowing imprnvements: large brick home Ist floor plan kitchen, formal dining room, 2 large living rooms, fireplaces, enclosed back porch, kitchen, has built-in cabinets, 2nd floor plan 4 bedrooms, 2 baths on 2rid floor, 1 bath on 1st floor. Hot water steam oil heat with 2-275 gallon oil tanks in basement. Bagement also has inside and outside entrance. Well for water supply. Nice barn, loafing shed, garage and corn crib, all buildings are in good state of repair. (For inspection of Real Estate appt. only with Executor). Terms: Personal property -- Cash. Terms of Real Estate 10 percent down day of sale. Balance due upon delivery of deed. le order -- Household furniture, farm machinery, farm and 1929 Ford at 2 p.m. Auctioneer-Morrow and Edwards Clerk-K. Cookus For inspection of Real Estate phone Charles Reid at 1-304- 267-6631. By appointment only. cHARLES REID EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM R. HESS, DEC. Lunch Rights Reserved --JL-n:,a-- Not Responsible For Accidents 267-4949 April 27-2t SHEPHERDSTOWN EYES IMMEDIATE COUNTY, STATE SEWAGE HELP In desperate need of last minute funding for its $2.2 million proposed sewage system, Shepherdstown Town Council Tuesday night voted 5-1 to proceed with the project, contingent on assistance from the governor's Office or County Commission. According to Mayor Charles Bosley, the town needs about $100,000 to fund construction bids already awarded, which ex- ceeded by $640,000 the town engineer's original estimate. A grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for 75 percent of project costs is assured, but other federal and state assistance cannot exceed , previously determined levels, creating the shortage: Bosley said. Stating alternatives for fun- ding, Shepherdstown attorney Doug Rockwell noted that a state Partnership Grant, which ap- pears to be held up in the governor's office; a grant from the county, or a local bank loan. The letter action is unac- ceptable, Rockwell said, because it would require the town to provide as collateral a lien on the system or to return to the Public Service Commission for a revised rate schedule. Bosley, and Rockwell, who LEETOWN Mrs. Ruth Locke Dial 725-8309 'stated the problem to County Commission last week, will meet with commissioner today, when it is expected to vote on $55,000 request. Rockwell said that the commission has authority to grant loans to individual county municipalities -- an issue commission debated last week. The county loan, if granted, would fall far short of necessary funding, covering only im- mediate needs. Bosley added that he repeatedly has contacted the governor's office about the state grant, though he has been unable to reach the governor himself. Six Accidents Net Damage Of Over $2,000 Property damage of over $2,000 and charges against several drivers were reported on six traffic accidents here over the weekend by the Jefferson County Detachment of State Police. Saturday, at 12:01 a.m., a 1975- model auto operated by Edward L. FrYe , Jr., 18, of Halltown, went out of control and hit a Potomac Edison power pole causing about $1,400 in property damage. The accident occurred on State Secondary Route 230 near Harpers Ferry and Frye : . __ -=- .... ===- was cited for failure to maintain Congratulations to David control of his vehicle. There Bullock, he has won the Eastern District competition for the FFA Creed contest and will go to Jacksons Mill for state com- petition in July Daniel is the son of'Dr, and Mrs. Graham Bullock. 'Kathy Blue Dilley was twenty- two years old April 28. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Blue entertained the following at dinner Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Winston Dilley, Wesley DiUey and Mrs. James S. LoCke, and the honor guest, Kathy B. Dilley. Michael Kisner, Middleway, spent the weekend with his were no injuries. *- At 1:20 p.m.. Saturday, on Route 9 south near Charles Town. a 1978-model ear operated by Kathryn L. Pennington, 35, of Falls Church, Va.. was struck from behind by a 1976-model "The Chord Masters"-from Virginia, gave a very enjoyable program. Mrs Charley Sisk, Sr.. is a patient in King's Daughters Hospital in Martinsburg. M. H. Wilson is a patient in Winchester Memorial Hospital. Our sympathy to the Whorten family on the death of Boyd vehicle operated by Donna H. Welson, 28, of Kensington, Md. Property damage was estimated at $400 and there were no charges. Another rear-end collision was reported Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on Route 9 north near Kear- neysville and involved a 1959- model pick-up truck driven by James W. Oakley, 76, of Franklin, W. Va., and a 1972- model vehicle operated by Robert T. Crawford, 37, of Kearneysville. There were six passengers in the two vehicles but no injuries were noted by authorities. Oakley was cited for following too closely after striking the Crawford vehicle from behind. About $650 in damage was reported in atwo-car crash Saturday at 5 p.m. on State Route 9 south. Drivers involved were Bar- bara Ann Wheeler, 37, of Charles Town, operating a 1970-model auto, and Thomas Lee Dillow 67, of Route 2, Harpers Ferry, who was driving a 1976-model truck. State Police said both vehicles were across the center line of the roadway when the accident occurred and no charges were placed. Seven passengers were in the two vehicles, but no in- juries to them or the drivers were reported. Two cars collided on Friday at 3:55 p.m. on State Route 9. causing just over $300 VOTERS TO PICK From Page 1 are only two candidates, In- cumbent Robert Steptoe and John Anthony Convery, both of Martinsburg. The three-way house of delegates seat for the 36th Delegate District. involves James M. Moler, former member of the house of delegates; Mrs. Bianea James the county's current representative in the house of delegates, and Mrs. Agnes Thomas. of the Harpers Ferry District. In a two-way race for the Magistrate seat up for balloting this time in Jefferson County, it is incumbent Peter H. Dougherty against Mrs. Bar- bara J. Pearrell. The race for the County Commission post in the Harpers Ferry District will be between incumbent J. T. Mentzer. Jr., grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Collis. Bates Watson is home from the Jefferson Memorial Hospital and improving. Mr. and Mrs. John Shaull, Middleway, and Mrs. Floyd Owens, Sr., and Mrs. James Locke, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Blue at the Masonic Banquet Saturday night held at the South Jefferson School. The PTA served a ham and beef dinner topped off with pie. A large crowd attended. A quartet Whorten. He lived in Leetown for John S. Kusner, Charles William many years. Wyndham and Stafford Howard Dr. William-Gray brought the Koonce. message at the Baptist Church The race for the seat on the onSunday, April 30. Rev. Emert County Commission in the was back from Boyce for the Sunday night service. Rev. Nancy Webb. Charles Town, filled the pulpit at Leetown U.M Church. Rev. Frum has had his operation at Johns Hopkins Hospital and is improving and hopes to be back soon. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA CHARLESTON Entered by the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA at the Capitol in the City of Charleston on the 13th day of April. 1978. CASE NO. 9208 THE POTOMAC EDISON COMPANY. a corporation. Application for authority to surcharge customers for recovery of additional costs of emergency energy purchases WHEREAS. on January 28, 1978, The Potomac Edison Company, a corporation, filed an application containing Original Sheet No. 7-2, issued January 26. 1978. effective January 1978, "to its tariff P.S.C.W. Va. No. 1, stating a temporary surcharge of 0.2 cents per kilowatt-hour on all kilowatt-hours billed, under Schedules "R". "R-A" "C", "C- A", "PL". "PH". "PP". "W". "OL", "AL", "MSL", and "SL" to permit the recovery of excess fuel and energy costs incurred and to be incurred as a result of the energy con- ditions created by the current fuel shortages, as are more particularly described in said application: and WHEREAS. by order entered herein on February 24, 1978, The Potomac Edison Company, a corporation, was made respondent to this proceeding and this matter was set for hearing to be held on April 19. 1978; and WHEREAS. the respondent requests that the proceeding be continued to a date later to be fixed by the Commission, and good reasons appear therefor. IT IS. THEREFORE ORDERED that the hearing scheduled for April 19, 1978, be, and it hereby is, cancelled and that this matter he reset for hearing to be held in the Commissio n's Hearing Room at the Capitol in the City of Charleston on the 25th day of May, 1978, at 9:30 a.m., EDT, at which time and place the respondent shall appear and offer evidence in support of the aforesaid application and revised tariff filing. Leave is hereby granted to anyone interested to .file objection to said application and revised tariff filing at any time on or before said date or at said hearing. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the respondent. The Potomac Edison Company, a corporation, give notice of the filing of its aforesaid application and revised tariff sheet and of the time and place of hearing thereon by publishing a copy of this order once a week for two (2) successive weeks, the first publication to be made not more than thirty (30) days nor less than fifteen (15) days prior to the 25th day of May, 1978, in a newspaper published and of general circulation in each of the counties of Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy,. Jefferson, Mineral and Morgan, making due return thereof on or before the day of hearing. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that he Secretary ff the Commission be, and he hereby is. directed to serve a copy of this order upon the respondent, The Potomac Edison Com- pany, a corporation, by United States Certified Mail, return receipt requested. A Copy. Teste: Freeda P. Jones Acting Secretary May 4-2t Porterfield, III and Paul Manzuk. Since both Manzuk and Porterfield are from the Har- pers Ferry District, no one from that district can be elected. Mickey is from the Middleway District, which now has only one representative. Shepherdstown and the Kabletown Districts are not represented on the board. N. Clark Furr From Page 1 has gained in his professional and business endeavors as well as in his civic services, was born October 19, 1918, in Jefferson County, a son of Mary Bruce and the late Norval Purr. He grew up in Leetown and then came to Charles Town in 1941 where he Ias resided since. He attended Leetown Grade School and he is now an accountant for Blue Ridge Livestock Sales and is self-employed as an accountant and tax accountant and also an auction sale clerk. Mr. Furr is, and has been for a member of the Charles Town Presbyterian Church, a past officer and treasurer of the church and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the church as well as being on the Board of Trustees* of the Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town. The community betterment activities in which Mr. Purr has participated and through which his volunteer services have made Jefferson County a better, safer and more progressive area in which to live, include long and faithful service with the Charles Town Independent Fire Com- pany, of which he served for as its chief and also head of the company's Rescue ser- vices. He has also long been a member of and active in county, "state, area and national firemen's associations and has attended and taught fire-safety and fire fighting classes at the State Fire School at West Virginia University in Morgantown. And the number of such classes he has taught in Jefferson County is endless. He has also for many years been one of the chief instructors in Kabletown District will be between Reva N. Mickey, Allen R. Marshall. Ran Rissler. Charles H. Strider, Jr. Robert O. Cronise. Philip Eugene Perkins. Raymond Lee Jenkins. Michael M. Johnson and James L. Louthan. The candidates for the two school board vacanems are Pamela Parziale, Kear- neysville: Kenneth H Sims. Charles Town: Elsie M. Stiles, of Charles Town: James L "Dixie" Wiltshire, Charles Town: Howard N. Carper, Jr.. Shepherdstown: Larry R. Creamer. of Ransom Q. D. Fleming, Sr.. of Charles Town and Robert D. Ott, of Charles Town Only wo persons can serve on the school board from any one district. The two vacancies are now both being held by residents of Charles Town -- Kenneth Sims and the Rev. Richard Neal. Other members of the board are Warren Mickey, Phillip T. Red Cross First Aid work, and still conducts such classes at various times today. He is a member of the local County Red Cross Board of Directors and is the Chapter's official First Aid Instructor. During World War II he served in the U.S. Air Force, and also served as an advisor to the Jefferson County Selective Service Board. While serving as director of the Charles Town Independent Fire Company Ambulance Service, Clark was recognized and commended by the medical )rofession for outstanding ef- forts in rendering first aid services to many hundreds of people involved in accidents, serious illness and even to mothers in child-birth. Clark has participated in the emergency delivery of at least several dozen infants over a period of a year. And when he retired some time ago as chief of the Charles Town Independent Fire Company, he was honored by the company membership by being presented a plaque. And although he has retired as an active officer of the fire company and the rescue service, he still answers the call every time when his services are needed or he thinks he .can render help to those in need. Mr. Furr has been a member of the Jefferson County Memorial Park Association, has been mdst active in the Jefferson County Emergency Services, was for years very active in Boy Scout work, District level, served as Jefferson Association and board Charles Town. He winner of the the Jaycees and there activities in involved, or has He is Dorothy two children Furr, III, and "Judy" Edwar grandchildren. Dinner The West Champion Pop hosting a 9th at,] buffet, scheduled tO p.m., will roast ham, shrimp, a choice of dessert. The Pop; serving as maitre d's, chefs, and finally they performance. promises tobean for all. A tickets are group memberS for ticket 0000natd FOR JEFFERSON Board of Edaf Charles Town MAY' PRIMARY April 13-4T-- Pal, Ad By Candidate VOTE! MAY 9th FOR County Commis ROBERT O. CRONISE .. Is aware of Jefferson County' s many problem areas and w to become more involved in our local affairs. .. Has no side job now, but retired from U.S. Steel years' management experience in the areas of procedures, methods planning, treasury, cost and .. Desires to serve those who unselfishly wish to work maintain and improve the safety, welfare and well-being ferson Countians and to promote a more efficient local and an orderly development of our economy. BOB CRONISE Resident of Chestnut Hill East of the Shenandoah River TELEPHONE 725- 5962 Pal. Ad by CANDIDATE PETER H. DOUGHERTY Your Democratic Candidate Jefferson Co. Magistrate "I have based my AMPAIGN UPON honest integrity and Proven Judicial Experience. You're continued SUPPORT will be APPRECMTED.'" EDUCATION: *Bachelors *Graduate work, Frederick, sion Shepherdstown, *Magistrate's Charleston, WV *Various the sponsorship nor's J VOTE FOR AND KEEP PETER H. DOUGHERTY AS EXPERIENCE: *Jefferson Magistrate, unexpired 31, 1978 gi *Probation Jefferson Co Ma strafe fleer Panhandle THE CANDIDATE WITH PROVEN EDUCATION AND SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS Pal. Ad by the CANDIDATE