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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 9 THURSDAY, MAY 4, 1978 RTING TURDA Y T3th. SUIT CLUB County Council Garden '1'o Present Flower Show County Council will present a Show on 10, 1978, 2:00- and Thursday, - 4 p.m. DST, to Zion Episcopal Town. The is "Camelot." E. Miller, Jr., the show, an- in the a Horticulture Design r and High School and Special that and that to enter show may be Miss Mary the Assessor's House. Clubs par- Flower Show Shenandoah, Madison, be Mecklenburg Show Committee of as follows: Paul E. Miller, Chairman Mrs. Miss Mrs. Properties, Ho{:kman; Mr. Joe Mrs. Mrs. Hor- on, Mrs. J. Advance Mrs. Donald Horticulture Classification, Mrs. Herbert W. Everhart; Design Passing Committee, Mrs. Donald Baumgardner; Placement, Mrs. William Knode; Publicity, Mrs. James Hecker; Judges, Mrs. Roger Perry and Mrs. John Stewart; Judges Clerks, Mrs. Carl W. Merchant; Awards, Mrs. William Shultz ; Hospitality, Mrs. John Kriemelmeyer; Junior Exhibits, Mrs. Robert Skinner; Special Exhibits, Mrs. Allen Marshall; Scrapbook, Mrs. James Hecker. Consultants: Mrs. Donald Baumgardner, Mrs. Paul E. "Miller, Jr., Miss Mary V. Everhart. Garden Furniture, Courtesy of Ramey's Furniture Store. Geraniums, Courtesy of rtennett's Greenhouse. I L! h SOCIAL-CLUB PERSONAL PHONE: 725-2046 or 725-2047 CHESTNUT HILL UM BAKE SALE SATURDAY The Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church is having a hake sale for the benefit of the building fund this Saturday from 10 a.m. until completed at the Western Auto Store in Charles Town On sale will be rolls, pies, cakes, cupcakes, candy and cookies. qMary V. Mercer Employee Of Month At Jeffersonian Manor WANIED! Votes For REVA N. MICKEY County Commissioner Mr. James S. Hecker, Ad- ministrator, Jefferson Manor Nursing Home, announced the selection of Mrs. Mary V. Mercer as Employee of the Month for April 1978. In a personal letter to Mrs. Mercer, the Administrator stated, "this selection recognizes your daily Con- tribution to the function of this nursing home which is reflective of your reliable and conscientious performance. I have noted the compassionate i,,w...s,. ::::::i IN nowmow# !:!: c...s,o. ::ill Day !iii iii! and efficient manner in which you perform your duffes. I am particularly sensitive to the high regard which our residents hold for you and this I find is an ex- cellent barometer with which to guage effective service. I am elated at your selection since I note you have been employedat Jeffersonian Manor since 1971. Very frequently we tend to accept dedicated service for granted from our employees who are more senior in service. But I want to ensure you that I am aware of your excellence and that such excellence is ap- preciated. This recognition serves to enhance this view." Mrs. Mercer is a resident of Ran on and is the wife of Cor- nelius D. "Bill" Mercer. She is employed as a Nursing Assistant at the nursing home. In another matter, Mr. Hpcker reported that the week of May 14-20 has been designated as M,Y ,4th iii Na*iona, Nur. 00omeWeek While activities will be reduced due to construction activity, Wedge and Flats Dress and Sport ! FROM none the less a cordial invitation is extended to the community to visit during the week. A schedule for resident activities has been drawn up which will he con- sistent with the spirit of National Nursing Home Week. These include a special buffet luncheon for residents and families, visiting groups and special resident activities. GOP WomenTo Stage Sales Fdday At Legion Building A rummage, white elephant and plant sale sponsored by the Jefferson County Federation of Republican Women will be held in the American Legion Building, Charles Town, Friday, May 5, from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., and Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. All members of the Federation and any other persons wishing to contribute to the sale are urged to bring the saleable items to the American Legion Building at 9 a.m. Friday, May 5, in order to allow time for pricing, before the sale. In the event that you may have too large an article or it is impossible for you to deliver the articles personally, please call Mrs. Dora Feigley, 7254525 for pick up. Mrs. Mary Frances Hackman and Mrs. Dora Feigley, co- chairmen of the Ways and Means Committee of the Federation urge the public to look over the articles to be sold. There will he many hargans of excellent quality. 4.99 TO 00Attention insulin user! RYDAY Miss Feapm, Mr. Johnson Engaged MISS FEAGANS Mrs. Wanda Feagans, of Keyes Ferry Road, is proud to announce the engagement of her daughter, Tammey Lynn, to Robert Lee Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Johnson, of Charles Town. Miss Feagans is a 1977 graduate of Jefferson High School and is presently em- ployed at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Mr. Johnson will with the Class of 1978 at Jef- ferson High School and is presently ,employed at the Charles Town Race Track. The wedding will take place on Saturday, August 26, at the Presbyterian Church. Wildflower Pilgrimage Held Shannondale Garden Club Garden Club individuals and organizations assembled at Keyes Ferry Acres whose interest is the protection on Tuesday, April25. to welcome and promotion of rare native the advent of spring with a flowers and shrubs. wildflower pilgrimage. During the pilgrimage a Mrs. Dorothy Brown, who discussion of the requirements resides in Keyes Ferry Acres of wildflowers and plants en- served as the resident expert sued. Topics included the dif- and her credentials include the ficulty involved in the tran- extensive study of wildflowers sportation of wildflowers to and their natural habitat since domestic gardens; the problems her formal education at Ohio associated with wildflower seed Western University. Mrs. Brown gathering and tips as to how best is presently involved in two to accomplish this; sources of analogous projects, wildflower seed purchasing; and The first concerns the the classification of wildflowers. research into the germination of Nothing was disturbed in the Torrestrial orchids in con- natural environment with club junction with Dr. Carl Bell, activities limited to photograph professor of Botany at Shepherd taking. The club members were College. These are orchids that unanimous in their appreciation grow in soil as differentiated for this most interesting and from those which attach delightful tour. themselves to other foliage and The club members returned to trees. The second project in- Mrs. Brown's home for lunch valves a Nature Trail for the Girl where plans were made for a Scout Camp at Capon Bridge. similar pilgrimage at Shan-  Mrs. Brown is a noted lecturer nondale on the morning of May on thesubjectofwildflowers and 2. Club members indicated an T is in considerable demand, avid interest in mountain Prior to the actual pilgrimage, wildflowers of the species found club members were treated to in the Shannondale area with SULIN the showing of wildflower hopes that Mrs. Brown can share photography compiled by Mrs. the beauty of that environment. Brown. A discussion of plants on In all fifteen members of the 1800 ? the national convention list Garden Club enjoyed this special followed, which is authored bY day, truly rewarded by the I " DALLY LUNCHEON SPECIALS $3. 9 THURSDAY, MAY 4 Hamburger, F. F., Salad ................. $1.75 $ .)9 FRIDAY, MAY 5 Fish, F. F., Salad, Corn Bread ........... $1.75 U 40 $2 39 SATURDAY, MAY6 APPLE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Steak Dinner, Veg., Salad ................ $3.95 TT 81 WHITE Spaghetti and Meat SauceSUNDAY, MAY7 $2.95 Fried Chicken, 2 Veg., Salad, Dessert .... $3.95 MONDAY, MAY 8 Town Pharmacy Chnckwagon Steak, Veg., SaladTuESDAY, MAY ......... 9 $1.75 DISCOUNT PHARMACY Small CheeSewEDNESDAY,Pizza, Salad ............... MAY 10 $1.75 .. ., WosL'n-ton St.- Charles -..-Tn--", W.Vo. Beef Bar-B-Que Sand,, F. F .............. $1.75 JEFFERSON INN NEWLY REMODELED ROUTE 9--CHARLES TOWN. W. VA. l iii STARTING SATURDAY MA Y 7 3th. wondrous nature that surrounds us. Some of the varieties of wildflowers included: Violets, putty root orchid, rue aneome, azalea, spotted winter green, perry winkle, columbine, Va. blue bells, tooth wart, May apple, British soldiers, star chick weed, virbernnum, fid- dlehead fern, wild geranium, field crest, colts foot, walking fern, spring beauty, sarbus tree, blood root, redbud, Dutchmen's britches, gill over the ground, wild ginger, flea bane, heinbit, Solomons seal, squirrel corn, trillium, paw paw tree, dogtooth violet, trout lily. Scarlett James Has 10th Birthday Scarlett Lisa James, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Howard James, of Shenandoah Junction, celebrated her tenth birthday with a party at her home last Sunday. Those friends joining Scarlett were Hal VanMetre, Michelle Campbell, Jo Price, Lisa Sarra, Linny Henderick, Ricky Myers, Charlene and Nana Frye, Patrice Turner and Sienna and Sonja James. Also on hand were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Bob James, grandparents, and Mrs. Nancy Shillingburg; and Mrs. Mary Henderick. Prizes were given to Lisa Sarra, Hal YanMetre and Nana Frye. The children enjoyed games. Refreshments of bir- thday cake, fruit punch, chips, pretzels, ice cream, cookies and candy were enjoyed. Scarlett received many useful and thoughtful gifts. Turner is Named To Head School Service Personnel The Jefferson County School Service Personnel Association held its annual banquet on April 20 at the Wright Denny School cafeteria. Elected as officers for the coming school year were Guilford Turner, president; Walker Tabler, vice-president; Thelma Horner, treasurer; Eva Starliper, secretary; Betty Smith, vice-president, office; Sarah Turner, vice-president, transportation; Walter Judy, vice-president, custodians and Ann Jefferson. vice-president, school lunches. The office of maintenance and teachers aides will be voted upon at the next meeting. Tea Is Announced By Homemakers Here The Extension Homemakers Clubs of Jefferson County will have a tea at the Community Center Sunday, May 7. from 2:30 to 4:3o p.m. There will be tables of Arts and Crafts on display made 'by the Homemakers Clubs. The public is invited to attend this event and join us in celebration of Homemakers Week. Ginger Susan Bonar Is Bride Of J. M. Pierce, Jr MRS. PIERCE The Presbyterian Church of Charles Town was the scene of a lovely afternoon wedding Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. The bride was Ginger Susan Bonar, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Bonar, of Shannondale, and the groom was Joseph Miller Pierce, Jr., son of Mrs. Steve Bradley, of Charles Town, and I Joseph Miller Pierce, Sr., also of ' Charles Town, The bride wore a white satin gown with a train of chantilly lace which was a creation of her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Zelma McGlothiin. The bride also wore a string of pearls which was a gift from her maternal grandmother. She carried her christening gift Kiwanis ClubMeeting The weekly meeting of the Charles Town Kiwanis Club was held Thursday evenmg, April 27th, at the Towne House Restaurant. Charles Printz introduced two guests, Mr. Reed and Mr. Sims, who are members of the Charles Town Lions Club. Guest speaker for the evening was Phil Cox. certified public accountant from Martinsburg, who spoke on the "Three Marini Lunch" and how it is used and abused for tax deduction pur- poses. He was introduced by Bob Ott The speaker for the next meeting, which is tonight, will be a representative from the Gateway Youth Home in Mar- tinsburg who will explain the function of the home. Bible covered with satin and lace and carried a single yellow rose. The maid of honor was Brenda Wooster who wore a long blue gown, her other attendant being Belinda Lee who wore a 10ng pale green dress. "Both bridesmaids carried long stemmed yellow roses with white stheamers. One junior bridesmaid, Suzanne Clements, cousin of the bride, wore a long pink lace dress. The flower girl, Annette Clements, sister of the junior bridesmaid, wore a long pink gown. The ring hearer was Scan Lonas, grandson of a lifetime friend of the family. He wore a light beige suit. The groom wore a dark blue afternoon suit. The best man was Tim Shaffer and ushers were Gregory Benar, brother of the bride, and Kyle Pierce. brother of the groom. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Rev. Wm. H. Ramkey performed the candlelight ceremony. Before the final vows were said, Pat Braithwaite, accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Raymond Frazier, gave a beautiful ren- dition of The Wedding Prayer. Mter the final vows, she touched everyones heart with the Lords Prayer. Pal. Adv. by Candidate J Aq49sGIFT FOR LEARHIHG 10 WEIGHT. Join Weight Watchers' in partcpatmg 750 nutritious gourmet recipes from 24 areas now (between May 8 and May 27. 1978) countries. 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