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! 12 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 4. 1978 APPLE BLOSSOM From Page I Parade, marshaled by Res Allen, Jr., recording artist for Warner Brothers. Other activities throughout the day include a concert band competition at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; apple pie baking contest at 8:30 a.m; a ladies horticultural luncheon at 12 noon and the coronation of Miss Garner as Queen Shenandoah at the Handley Bowl, followed by a Royal Command Performance of "The New Virginians," 35 talented young performers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Va., and a ten-piece orchestra. At 8 p.m. Friday, the field band competition preliminary will be held at James Wood High School, followed by the Firemen's Ball at 9:30 p.m., featuring Rex Allen, Jr., as the guest of honor. A concert by "The New Virginians" will also be on the I / schedule for Friday night, this at 9:30 at the Handley High School auditorium. At 10 p.m., the festival focuses on the Young Adults Dance. The Queen's Ball, which is by invitation upon request only, takes place at the same time. The bulk of the festival, however, will take place on Saturday, May 6th, starting with the annual Sports Breakfast, featuring this year Jack Pardee, newly-named head coach of the Washington Redskins, who is sports marshal for the festival. Also scheduled to appear at the sports breakfast are D. D. Lewis, of the Dallas Cowboys; Lew Burdette, former star pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves' baseball team; and old Number 19, Johnny Unitas, former all-pro quarterback with the Baltimore Colts and sports corn mentator. At 10 a.m. Saturday, the Grand Marshal will be knighted by Queen Shenandoah followed by the Royal Command Per- formance of "Friends 'n Spirit," 30 young performers from ON Tuesday May 9 In The Primary Election VOTE FOR Larry R. Creamer LIFELONG RESIDENT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY My lob takes me directly to many of the people. They have ex. pressed their feeling shout our soul system. I am willing "ml mpeble of working with all school personnel to hatter the educatiouel system for our Children. Your Vote and Support is Appreciated APHIL z7- 'T-- Pd. Pol. Ad by Candidate i l I BIANCA GIVE HERA FULL TERM DEMOCRAT- INCUMBENT HOUSE OF DELEGATES 36TH DIS'RICT THE CANDIDATE WHO HEARS THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE... AND LISTENS VOTE BIANCA M. JAMES THE ONE WHO KNOWS YOU BEST WILL SERVE YOU BEST Pd, by Citizens for Bianca James Mavin C. Browning, Treas. Hagerstown, Md. This year's feature parade grand marshal is Norman Fell, who portrays the part of Stanley Roper in the ABC-TV show "Three's Company." Fell's television credits in- clude more than 150 live plays from New York and some 200 shows filmed in Hollywood. He starred with Burt Reynolds in "Dan August" and has appeared in earlier series including "87th Precinct," "Joe and Mabel," the "Tom Ewell Show," and "Needles and Pins." He received an Emmy nomination for his performance in ABC-TV's "Rich Man, Poor Man," Part I. He has also made nine ap- pearances on the Johnny Carson Show. Following a Mayor's luncheon at 12 noon, the Grand Feature Parade is scheduled to kick off at 1:30 p.m. and last for much of the rest of the afternoon. Another popular (eature in this year's parade will be the ap- pearance of the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale hitch, famed throughout the world. On Friday evening at 7:45, a field band contest championship will be conducted followed at 8 by square dancing, a country music dance at 9 p.m and a young adults dance at 10 p.m. On Sunday, the final day of the festival, arts, crafts, square and folk dancing exhibitions, antique cars, roaming barber shop quartets, special entertainment and exhibits along with the Civil War Sham Battle by the Grand Armies of the Reunion, Inc., will be featured in "Sunday in the Park" from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Full details on locations of all events may be obtained at the festival. Another major attraction for this year's festival will occur on Saturday, May 6th, when one of the most exciting female vocalists of recent times ap- pears in performance at the Handley Bowl. -None other than the "Here She Comes" girl, Dolly Parton, idD1 of millions of country music afficionados, will give a concert on May 6th from 7 to 9 p.m. This event, along with all the others scheduled for this weekend's 51st Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, should draw hundreds of thousands of spectators from across the United States. The Apple Blossom Festival is perhaps one of the largest ex- travaganzas of its kind held annually in the nation and is drawing more and more at- tention each year. SUMMIT POINT Mrs. Stuart Crim Dial 725-7777 SERVICES FOR MR. POSTON Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Melvin T. Strider Funra] Home for Mr. Reuben PeaSen, 77, who died Sunday at his home in Charles Town. The services were con- ducted by the Rev. Katherine Eye of Harrisonburg, Va., a close friend of the family for more than 40 years and who bad assisted in the funeral services of seven members of the Poston family. Nephews of Mrs. Poston served as pallbearers and burial was made in Edge Hill Cemetery. Although born in War- densville, W. Va., Mr. Poston spent most of his. youth in Summit Point and had been a life-long member of the Summit Point U.M. Church. Following his marriage to Thelma Anders he moved to Washington, D.C., where he remained until his retirement. He was one of the nine children of the late Walter and Edith Stickel Poston, four of whom preceded him in death. Surviving him are three sisters, Mrs. Jack Pitzer of Pikeside; Mrs. Keith Mofinington of Front Royal, Va.; Mrs. Howard Fellers and one brother, Mr. Skinner Poston, both of whom reside in the Poston family home. Visiting there with Mr. and Mrs. Fellers and Mr. Poston last week were Mr. and Mrs. Mon- nington, the Rev. Katherine Eye, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cline and children of Mohaw, W. Va. VOTING MACHINES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT? Spend our County money where it's needed Mr. and Mrs. David Rowland hunting trip, having spent the Lynne McDonald, Halltown. Charles Bolyard, Harpers Mr. and Mrs. and son of Hagerstown, Md., past week at the latter's cabin Charlie Taylor, Harpers Ferry. Ranson, a were guests Wednesday with the near Wardensville, W. Va. Ferry. Ellen Viands, Charles Town. 30. former's mother, Mrs. Clifford Mark Rudolph was among Mary Stump, Shenandoah Jimmy White, Summit Point. Rowland. those attending a dance held Junction. Susan Goens, Shenandoah Renininger MissNicoleNobregaspent the Friday in the Educational Robert Whitmore, Charles Junction. weekend withher grandparents, Building of the Asbury U.M. Town. Washington Mr. andMrs.ManueINobrega at Church. Nora Robinson, Harpers their homein Berryville, andon Members of the Masonic Ferry. BIRTHS Charles F. Sunday accompanied them to Lodge gathered at the South Freda Hines, Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. Randy prominent the Point-to-Point races which Jefferson Elem. School on Irene Wentzell, Millville. Longerbeam, Ranson, a industrialist were held at Woodley near Saturday to enjoy a country ham tester Virts, Knoxville, Va. daughter born April 24. in Millwood, Va. dinner served by the members of Steven Ott, Ranson. Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Winters, meeting of GUEST SPEAKER the PTA. Mrs. William Hale, Jacques Branson, Summit Harpers Ferry, a son bornApril Committee AT BANQUET fund-raising chairman, and Mrs. Point 24. the Handicapped. Mrs. James H. Snyder was the Dale Bane, were in charge of the Iquancio Lopez, Bunker Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Michael McNutt, The meeting is guest speaker at the banquet of dinner arrangements. Paula Brown, Martinsburg. Woodbridge, Va., a son born today, Thursday, the Friendly Bible Class of the --_ - _ _ _ _ Alan Lafferman, Gaither- April 25. May 4 and 5, in Charles Town Asbury U.M. - sburg, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Prickard, Hilton Hotel Church held on Tuesday last HOSPITAL NOTES Diane Kidwiler, Harpers Braddock Heights, Md., a son Reininger, week at the Village House in _ _ _ -. H _ _ _ Ferry born April 25. named to Shenandoah Junction. On - James Kee, Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Bowers, mittee by Sunday, Mrs. Snyder was the Patients admitted to Jefferson Arthur Brown, Charles Town. Charles Town, a daughter born Gerald Ford, has speaker at the Loyalty Day Memorial Hospital April 24 Sylvester Woodward, Ranson. April 26. named to the program, sponsored by the VFW through April 30 included: Karen Kaer, Knoxville, Md. Mr. and Mrs. James Thomp- held at the auditorium of the Elizabeth Keel, Charles Town Stephen Harris, Ranson. son, Kearneysville, a son born be the one Wright Denny School. Ollie Tolbert, Charles Town. Lois Penwell, Harpers Ferry. April 30. Virginia attending Mrs. Richard Shirley and Sharon Dodson, Charles Town. Charles Heffner, Harpers daughter, and Mrs. Ray Benton Roy Hoffmaster, Ranson. Ferry. were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Naomi Ainsworth, Harpers Robert Lindsey, Charles il .11=4arrNers - ler'rv Ernest Rudolph and sons on Ferry. Town Thursday and Friday. Mrs. Kenneth Rickard, Charles Bernetta Frye, Martinsburg. continues to show Town. Louise Manning, Charles District Rudolph improvement in her Barbara Rickard, Ranson. Town. recuperation from major Peggy Johnston, Charles Carla Barnhouse, Knoxville, surgery. Also visiting with Mrs. Town. Md. R e p r e s e n t c Rudolph Monday last week was Catherine GatreU, Boonsboro, Robert Williams, Strasburg, Mrs. Maxine Shadrach of Md. Va. Charles Town. Fred Donley, Shepherdstown. John Lee, Harpers Ferry. for Mrs. Bentley Rudolph was a Virginia Fiddler, Shenandoah James Curry, Charles Town. guest Monday of her son-in-law Junction. Jeremy Madison, Charles HJlllq5 UIIvlI"'A"i'"n'| and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ulis Michael Elliott, Ranson. Town. Johnson and son. Herman Burns, Ranson. Rebecca Olean, Kear- Executive Corn Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ott and Kimberley Custer, Ranson. neysville. daughter were visitors Sunday Beckee Largent, Martinsburg. Teresa Fraley, Harpers at the home of the latter's Linda Hine, Charles Town. Ferry. 3arents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Debora Clark, Ranson. Michael Hamilton, Charles m g T /mar are- K" II" McKee. Lawrence Link, Charles Town. Town. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Glassford, Harold Harding, Bakerton. Rose Osbourn, Kearneysville. accompanied by the farmer's Mike Garcia, Charles Town. Betty Litz, Harpers Ferry. and sister, Mrs. Guy Miller, of Leonard Young, Charles Gay Whetsell, Harpers Ferry. Charles Town, spent Monday Town. Wilton Spicer, Bakerton. Frederick 0 Byrer last week in Baltimore, Md., Blanche Housden, Millville. Virginia Shrewbridge, Ran- having gone there to attend'the Vallie Tharp, Charles Town. son. funeral of their cousin, Mrs. Alice Patton, Kearneysville. Fred Martin, Ranson. Hazel Fox, a cousin of the late S. Stewart Wharton, Ranson. Beatrice Moreland, Bunker APRIL 24-- 2T Pal. Ad byd C. Glassford and the last of her Grace Davis, Charles Town. Hill. generation. i Mr. and Mrs. Vernin Kidwiler and children were visitors R0N RISSLER Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Cameron and son. Mike and Valerie Kidwiler remained overnight and spent Sunday visiting at the Cameron ALLOW RON RISSLER home. RECEIVES HONORS TO REPRESENT YOU IN SCOUTING The Hey. and Mrs. David ON THE COMMISSION. Wood and daughters, attended the annual Recognition dinner of the Shenandoah Area Council of APRIL 27--2T Pol. Ad by Candidate the Boy Scouts of American held ' in Winchester last week. During the program, the Rev. Mr. Wood received the Scouter's Training Facts You Should Know! Award and was presented the Council Statuette Award. My opponet registered as a Mr. Richard Crini and sons spent Sunday at the home of the Republican Voter on July 23, 1975. former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George R. Crim. FACT: MY OPPONENT CHANGED TO A Mr. and Mrs. William Henry and son were dinner guests DEMOCRATIC VOTER ON JULY 26, Sunday at the former's parents, Mr.andMrs. ThnmasHenry, Sr. 1977,SHORTLY BEFORE BEING AP" On Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Henry and son visited with Mrs. POINI"I:D MAGISTRATE: Susan Tanner at Monte View, home of her parents, Mr. and i HAVE BEEN A DEMOCRATIC VOTER Mrs. Clayton Stagner. SINCE REGISTERING. EXT. HOMEMAKERS TAMEST VOTE FOR A TRUE DEMOCRAT AND NOT The Summit Point Extension Homemakers Club will meet at ONE WHO WOULD SWITCH POLITICS m0 p.m on Thursday, May U, FOR AN APPOINTMENT. home of Mrs. Donald Leslie near Middleway. VOTE FOR The Rev. Charles Frum is a patient in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, where he BARBARA PEARRELL underwent open heart surgery. AS YOUR On Sunday Mrs. Frum and Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Longer- DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE beam went to Baltimore to spend During an election year the day with Mr. Frum. FOR MAGISTRATE Miss Frances Coleman much about the received word Saturday that her ' CANDIDATE problems we have, but cousin, Mr. Roger Kelley, of discuss the good things. I Charles Town, bad been injured mowerinan accidentat his home.With a powerThe ac- DORA V. RAWLINGS to live in West prouder still to be a cident occurred while mowing on a hillside, and when his foot for ferson County. It is a was caught beneath the mower, me to bring up my the big toe was completed DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE the prettiest natural severed, and his leg was badly cut. His many friends in the country. It is also exciting community are very sorry to COMMITTEE the history that surrounds hear of his misfortune and wish I have been cam him a speedy recovery. Four young people from the KABLETOWN DISTRICT public office because I Busy Bees 4-H Club who par- have the ability and ticipated in the 4-H Talent Shoe held at the Community Center on Your vote and support will be I am committed to evening'sTUesday werewinners.amongNicolethe greatly DD this end. Win or lose I a..reclated the problems of our Nobrega, who presented a piano I have been o lifelong resident of Jefferson County selection, was awarded a blue and n Democrat, and an active member of the overcome with dedicatiOn ribbon; Vickie Glassford was Democratic Association for many years; a member of work. I would like to awarded two red ribbons for her dramatic reading and visual aid the Halltown Presbyterian Church and Shepherdsfown yOU who will vote [or ills presentations; Heather Wood, ChapterNo. I S$, 0rder of the Eastern Star. and to those who cannot, who played the flute, was . i awarded a white ribbon and As an employee In the Jefferson County Courthouse you WILL take the Slate to Kevin Johnson won a blue ribbon for 10 years, working and dealing with the problems vote for the ( Shall a- Electronic in acrobatics, end attitudes of many foctlona of the population of choice because only Vote "NO" to II ? Mr. Earl McDonald and Dante Jefferson County, this enables me to be able to more attended a training school readily represent and deal with the residents of ticipation can the peep I w.9"o'ln- av,e"s'em uo aao-'e Jut,= in Jefferson m the driving of horses which Kabletown District and oil of Jefferson County by un- heard. was held in BerryviUe. derstandlng their problems. Mrs. Susan Tanner and her County?" and Mi. Lollo00 IF ELECTED I PLEDGE NOT TO USE MICHAEL went to Stevens City, Va., Saturday to visit with the latter's THIS POSITION FOR ANY PERSONAL "MICKEY" Vote Your (00onscience May 9, 1978 Sister. Miss Kathy Allen. POLITICAL AMBITIONS DEMOCRAT FOR COUNTY Mr. Ulis Johnson and his father-in-law, Mr. Bentley May 4- Pd. Pol. Ad by CANDIDATE Pot. Ad Authority James Jefferson County Taxpayers Association Pol. Ad Rudolph of Charles Town, returned home Thursday from a / ;i