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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 23 THURSDAY, MAY 4, 1978 ;##/m,... I--'RT HOME TO BE SITE DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CLUB TEA SUNDAY t,red above is the home of Miss Mary V. Everhart in Kearneysville, e fWill be the setting for the eighth annual Tea of the Democratic Women's l.Jefferson County on Sunday, May 7, from 3-5 p.m. The land on which :l(e stands was originally part of Traveler's Rest owned by General ,. Gates The house was built circa 1870 and was rebuilt in 1970b the 7t " Y ile_ 't Owners. The grounds have a variety of informal plantings. The 'ii is at the intersection of Routes 9 and 48 next to the Presbyterian . The public and all state and local partisan and non-partisan can- : eaA /:,A,,,.^ AA=- Y^ I couects slighUy in excess of 2 qi)I:-,"U LIINIIIG [GIO /9 ]million I v   |v /.. s s. a raM. . ], Mrs. Roberts pointed out that d 3IaTe tllgnwav runts I ,. the monies collected by the iJab ' _ "-- O ..... ,I ...... , J department go into the Highway STON _ West i vehicles ' [System Fund for the con- 8 Hi hw -- " ' struction and maintenance of 8 H g ay Fund will[ DMV Commissioner Virginia [ ...... Stbsta R bet s our uate s roao system ' .ltes ntial boost in ] o ts aid that under the new J ' ing i'ti: a result of recent registration fee schedule, the I The new registration fees t, requiring the department estimates collec-J a!fect vehicles with an ex: s u,'llcfMotor Vehicles to I tions in registration fees for [ plration date of July 1, 1978, aria reased fees for the J fiscal year 1978-79 to reach about / thereafter. Mrs. Roberts also 1 f passenger ears I $50 million. Under the present ] no!ed that some categories of cles are not affected by the a we afford to have 10% of our voters Stop !t!ng? The manufacturer of the voting machines IleCommissioners wish to spend $40,000 on, quote f number w'ill cease to vote if their machines are 0. ARE YOU PART OF THE 10 % ? D" on May 9 to the question "Shall an Elec. Voting System be adopted in Jefferson Coun- efferson County Taxpayers Association .... Pol. Ad increased fees. The commissioner said that DMV will be marling renewal applications for vehicles with a July I, expiration, during the month of May. "The ap- plications will state the ap- propriate fee, so that there should be no question on the part of the vehicle owner as to the proper amount that is due for renewal," Mrs. Roberts said. The legislation also permits trucks with a declared gross vehicle weight of up to 8,000 pounds to be incorporated into the staggered registration system and their designation changed from Class B to Class A. Classes of vehicles affected by the increased fee schedule and the new fee for vehicle registration expiring July 1, 1978, and thereafter, are as folio ws: Class A -- Passenger vehicle. 3,000 pounds or less, $25. 3,001 pounds to 4,000 pounds, .$30. 4,001 1 pounds and over, $36. Class A -- Trucks (Not operated under the authority of the Public Service Commission). Declared gross weight of 4,000 or less, $25. Declared gross weight of 4,001 tO 8,000, the fee is $30. Classes B, K, E -- Trucks, truck tractors or road tractors. Base fee of $28 for the first 8,000 declared gross weight plus $5 for each 1,000 gross weight thereafter. Base fee of $78.50 for the first 16,000 declared gross weight plus $10 for each 1,000 gross weight thereafter. Class C -- Motorcycles and mopeds, $8. Class R -- House trailers, $12. Class T -- Trailers drawn by Class A vehicles, $8. Cards on Drinking, Ddving Are Issued By Highways' Dept. CHARLESTON About 5O,000 wallet-size cards urging drivers to "Know Your Limits" if they drink before driving, are being distributed through a cooperative effort among three state agencies. The cards are being made available to the public through distribution in the 152 stares of the. W. Va. Alcohol Beverage Control Commission; the seven regional travel councils through the Travel Division of the Governor's Office of Economic and Community Development; and the W. Vs. Department of Motor Vehicles. VOTE FOR and RE- ELECT Clarence E. MARTIN III DMV Commissioner Virginia Roberts observed, "Ideally, the safest policy is not to drink before driving. But in reality, people do drink and they do drive and these two activities, on occasion, are cojoined. I am pleased that our agency is ac- tively involved in this endeavor. This approach has the full en- dorsement of the Driver's Licensing Medical Advisory Board. Too often in the past, the driver has been admonished in a negative way. We believe this effort is a more positive way of reminding the motoring public of the effects of drinking on driving alertness." ABC Commissioner Jim L. Ayres called the "Know Your Limits" concept a "sound ap- proach to safe driving. This concept is endorsed by the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S., Inc. Many state liquor commissions have participated in this campaign and have found the public to be receptive to this realistic approach." Travel Division Director Joe Fowler observed, "This is primarily an attempt to remind the public to use common sense and responsible decision-making when driving," Magistrates Hear 294 Cases; Over $5:000 Collected g'strates ter H. Dougherty and E. W. Day heard a total of 294 cases during the month of April. The breakdown included 54 civil suits, 81 misdemeanors, 119 traffic cases, 14 felony cases and 26 worthless' check cases. A total of $5.364.80 was collected and turned over to the County Commission from these cases This breakdown included $2,519 in fines, $197 in jail fees, $1,944.75 in court costs. $310.69 for process serving and $393.36 for the county's use from costs involving worthless check charges. All monies collected are deposited with the Jefferson County Sheriff. A total of $873.33 was remitted to 25 holders of worthless checks. They didn't have time for a cancer check-up. They had something better to do with their time. They had to work, or relax with a little golf. Or go to the movies or just loaf around. They could not find five minutes for a cancer check-up so their time ran out. That's the real shame of it. The fact that every fourth cancer death is totally needless. In many cases, doctors could have cured the cancer if the patients had come to them sooner. One thing everyone should do is take lime to learn the seven warning sig- nals of cancer. They won't prevent you from getting it, but they could save your life. Here they are: 1. Unusual bleeding or discharge 2. A lump in the breast or elsewhere 3. A sore that does not heal 4. Change in bowel or bladder habits 5. Hoarseness or cough 6. Indigestion or difficulty 7. Change in a wart or mole Of course, medical research is constantly working to find better ways to cure cancer. And doctors are quick to put these discoveries to work. But there's more than just treatment. There's prevention. We at Blue Cross and Blue Shield feel the more you know about cancer, the better you'll be able to protect yourself against it. We're also striving to remove the financial barriers for those who need medical care. Blue Cross and Blue Shield maintains a strong and unique relationship with hospitals and doctors, a relationship that helps make better health possible for everyone. We believe there's more to good health than just paying bills. This is a public service message from your Blue Cross end Blue Shield Health Care Plans. 127 West Burke Street Martinsburg, West Virginia Phone 263-7785 BAILEY COMMUNICATIONS has mbved to Charles Town Located at 111 S. George St. at the Lafayette Store Phone: 725. 3043 Selling your favorite g.l. Appliances, G.E. Citizen Band Radios & Accessories. Something for everyone Take a Special look at the New G.E. 40 Channel S.S.B. Base. It's what you have been looking for in a Side Band. TO THE CB Two-Way Base HOUSE OF Station DELEGATES VOTE FOR PROVEN: ITY: The legislature passed 12 bills and resolutions Delegate Martin introduced in his first term. Also, Was the firs___tt freshman delegate to have a bill passed 1977. Only member of the House of Delegates Serve on three of the fou.__ major committees -- more Qn any other member. 1977 appointed vice chairman of the e on Government Organization --one of four major .es. 1978  appointed chairman of subcommitte on Public Commission. ---- appointed chairman of subcommittee on Minimal :y Testing. appointed chairman of interim committee on Utilities Study. VOTE TO RETAIN QUALITY REPRESENTATION VOTE FOR CLARENCE E. MARTIN III HOUSE OF DELEGATES AU'rllORIzED by CANDIDATE SSB-Single Side Band LIST s479.95 SALE s369.99 3-5875 "SUPERBASE" CB with: Dual speed, 5 to 1 ratio ctarifler* Switchable speech com- pression circuit * Dual meter system * Dual antenna jacks s AWl * Mic power conlrol * Programmable Electronic Digital Clock GE TOAST-R-OVEN  Mbdel 3-5825 SINGLE SIDE BAND CB * LED channel display Clarifier control Antenna warning Indicator on AM NB/ANL = Hi/Lo tone switch = RFgain L I ST =279.95 SALE $214.95 Rebate 'lO.O0 Same Good Service I Low Prices. 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