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i Tl~t~.WAt#k CHARLES TOWN CITIZEN NEW MINI-PUMPER above is the new Chevrolet mini pumper which was recently md delivered to the Citizen's Fire Company of Charles Town. unit be used primarily for 1st response calls on grass, brush, light hazard responses. Officials stated that the unit will decrease the operating costs of the fire department as well as being to maneuver quicker and more efficiently in close quarter The truck was built by the Pierce Manufacturing Co Inc of Wisconsin at an approximate cost of $42,000.00. The fire corn- will relieve payment of the truck through their Honorary Member- campaign and variouS fund raising projects. (Photo by Steven Anderson) great time! new little Christians! The big band sound echoes The 27th annual House and kLE on the the St. James Garden Tour d the Berkeiey- Olga Waiters and St. Peter's Clubs hold their Jefferson Counties sponsored Ca|1725-6102 spring dance. Will you be by the Shenandoah Potomac there? Garden Club, was held on Vi McIntosh, Eleanor April 24 and 25th. Kay Hecker, and I saw The Little Cocmie Gribbin and I chose the :HATTER Foxes at the Old Opera House. 24th and were we ever smart! philosophy - % ofI constantly marvel at the One could not have ordered a surface is water stage settings which in most more perfect day for such a k is land. It's obvious that cases have to be made from jaunt. The tour entails riding spend three timesscratch. The acting is always thru the lovely country to time as super, the direction great and follow the signs which the price so reasonable for so designate the homes on tour. to our chef, Kay many hours o[ great an- We visited only five as time and our visiting chef, joylnent, was important that day. The the Guest Chef Wanna and Harry Phillips I.eomuxl residem at Har- a bugesuccess. Over entertained the St. John's per's Ferry overlooked the were served and I Saints and Sinners Card grow Potomac. There was a want an by having them as guests at beau~ul porch and patio and e. I love to try new the Club for the Cajun Picnic. a small colorful garden on the and I found this Cajtm Later they played cards and premises. The furniture was ! a dre~n.all foods were enjoyed dessert at the house, authentic early American. I and so filling, so To supplement the group they The dining room had no on the nezt chef invited Bertye and Benny electric but chandeliers and Rlecks, Wanna, Jr. and Mary wall sconces from Europe. The sick folks are She~ey Logan. kitchen had a most wire is recovering Our thought for ~ week is- copper display and also one of Don Hendricks, Ill, -W en you fail to plan you unusual tiles. Second on our the mend; both ofplan to tail. Run that one by a tour was the Hill Home of Mr. thank all for thefew times. and Mrs. Rogor Perry, located Some snowbirds have in Charles Town. Wanda This week also retarned and were happily Perry is most active in the Nancy Kelvington greeted by the club members. Garden Clubs. The period Woodward when and Dave Taylor lookedfurnishings were So nice to hear that great and had a fine winter, and included many family Brinkley was able to Jim and Kay H, ecker drove pieces. The house has two this kind of to D.C. to meet relatives and parts - an East Wing built in increase, friends and dined at the 1770 and a newer one. East- sympathy goes to the Market Inn. Kay says she wood, our next home was -- D~ane lost hisenjoys seeing D.C. at night Jefferson County. We had to tbAs past week. I had with the lights aglow, this is ride quite a distance for ely lady a few always a thrill for her. one but it was wetl worth it. At St. Andrew's on the'I'nis home is ownedby Mr. forget the GardenMount there were two bup- and Mrs. Stanley Dunn. The -~ sale at the tisms recently. These brought electric furnishings are most 8th from 11 ray of joy into the life of the appropriately placed; there is All donalions will be Bonars who had suffered three a real look here. The from deaths recently. The Bonar's setting of the hmme is in a on that day. Here's granddaughter, Diana Marie most area. Mr. Dunn to replenish yourPierce, age 3, had Greg and Era-rim about 1,{]09 acres of the m your Brenda Bonar as her god- 1,500tbere. Ha hananinterest garden. parents. Jeremy L~ Bonar, in baskets ~ ~ at- to Bill age 1, had Ginger and Curt tractively in various areas. On Bess Malay, Aurelia Bonar as his godparmts. The we went to Arqua Springs in and Vivian congregation is always the village of Arden. This whose happy days thrilled when Father Towner homewas built in 1730 and was cQming week. preaents the newly baptized originally a Quaker Meeting you have decided to ones to them. After the Day at the ceremonies, the Bonars had a treat your Morn, small celebration at their and yourself to one home. Our best wishes to theae 306 West Washington Streee Charles Town, W. Va. 25414 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1982 House. In the living room we could see evidences in the floor that designated where the men and the women sat. This was a real Quaker type of home. We saw original locks, windows and the Bible type doors. The home sits on a uatural lemony type of spring and the lemonade we were served that day was made with the water from this very spring. The water tem- perature is always 46 degrees. Colon used throughout were the Williamsburg ones. On the second floor the wide hall was made into a cozy T.V. room. An old mail box in red, white and blue had been turned into a refirigerator in the family room. There is a ghost here who performs his strange tricks. He is the son, Ben- jLmin, who was once ostracized and is thought to return to even the score. Americana in all its forms is found in this house and is practically used. Aqua Springs is on the National Register. The last home was Pendleton House on Arden Road. It is the largest log home built in the tristate area and is now covered over with stone. Cl 'ence Martin, Ill, and his wife live her and I think rd never leave their fabulous enclosed solarium and open san deck which gave a breathtaking view of the hmdsoape. And now time out for some larnin' -- did you know an epicure is a poet who writes epics? Anatomy is the study of heavenly bodies? Thomas Paine was a rare in- dividual obsessed by common sense? Rome was overthrown by the invasion of the Hung, Visigoths and Osteopaths? With the youngsters, here is an item -- Cary Viands, If, won a blue ribbon in the Visual Presentation Contest of the 4- H Club. He entered the Junior Class for small pets. He will now go to the Regional Contest June 5th at Romney. Here's hoping the best for that, Gary! Congrats to my neat brother, Jim, who won the Jake Pugh Gaff Totznament held at Sleepy Hollo Golf Course on the weekend of April 24 and 2~. The tour. nament named aRer the course professional is one of the prestigious events of the golf schedule. Jim shot a for the two day which with his handicap made him a runaway winner. He insists it's all due to dean living. Noticed that in the last the 50-,50 Club had be< me a 50.40 Cl . That lowering of age, of cotwse, was the male element. One knows the females never change their ages! However, be R 50- 50 or 5040, it is still going strong. One game that provokes hilarity is UNO - you do not have to be a card shark for this one, so why not give the group a visit? You way find Lh~t it easily can become a habit to join us each Tuesday at 1 p.m. for a brewn hag Itmch and then lots of fun. This week the group went over to the Senior Center in Ransen to have lunch, were war- rely greated and enjoyed the food and the company. Understand Hahn once r Mike, and two children, Matt served in the Navy - now I and Brooke, spend4 wonderful hear that he fell into the club days at the "Happy Hour". pool one day this week while The Lombardys live in working there and was Cohasset, Massachusetts. On rescued by Bill Schroder. Wednesday, the Blazek's Could Bill Hahn have missed daughter, Carol Brown from some swimming lessons? Alexandria, their daughter-in- The Schroders are happy law, Donna, son, Jack Blasek grandparents. Their grand, and two sons from Rock- son, BiUMiller, a6font,4-inch ville, Md came for a grand 225 pound lineman was an All family reunion. It was the fu'st County performer for Coach family reunion with the Jimmy Franks at DeMatha Lombardys in 5 years and a School in D.C. He will day that LOis and John will major in business ad- long remember. The only ministrati when he enrol missing family member was in Shepherd Collegehe Tom, who is in the U,S. Coast will play fl~othall. Shepherd is Guard. The family toured the one of the most progressive in Mountain, Harpers Ferry and the National Association of the scenic area of Jefferson Intercollegiate Athletics. We County. salute you, Bill M er! The world is full of folks - Jessie Nowell is no slouch- but none quite like her. The trees any time spent in first friend, truest, kindest, D.C. to further educate her in staunchest - all these she has the arts. Recently she saw been and more. Nothing is too Medea with Zoe Caldwell and hard for her to undertake; no Judith Anderson and then saw burden comes but she wishes Kate Hepburn in The West to share ; our joys are her joys, Side Waltz. Both of these were oar sorrows, her sorrows. at the Kennedy Center. In the Though we had no learning Arena she saw a psychological her example would teach us. story called The Undiscovered Did none tell us of friendship Cottony. and of love, we would have At the Bible Study and seen its glory reflected in her Prayer and Share Group this eyes. Though none spoke of week our guest was Ray God, her presonce would have Malay who gave a most in- told us that He was near. The spring testimony Ray and world is full of people but none Boss recently showed a film of like Mother! Happy Mother's their safari trip in Africa to a Day! group in Harpers Ferry. A running connnentary always enhances these films,r'v-v~v ~vvv~v~v- Kitty Bolyard returned from TUSCAW[LLA HILLS a trip to Sm'asota, Florida, where she joined two friends Barbara Bolstridge with whom she once traveled Dial 725-5013 to Europe. One of these came ~ A A A ~ A ~,~A on fromTorento. Kitty's kind "vv'wv'w'wv~w'v"" c ivers were the Battistas. Congratulations to Bey and Lois and John Blazek's Bill Sheep on their new daughter, Barbara Annarrival, Brinton Alexander. Lombardy, her husband, Brinton was born April 12 and DULLES PROPERTIES INC. teesburg, Va 22O75 703-777-5400 WlTHOUTA This 3 bedroom stone rand)let only 4 years young is a buy! Located in River Wmw Park with easy access to the river. .m, sN NIFTY AND TImIFTY This 2 hedroom brlek rambler with a full basement, nice porch on AN ACRE BE THE FIRSTTO SEE This bedroom, hath rambler with lovely cathedral iceil z in the Uv g room, heated sree o se, large deck anin thetrees When yoe can bay this bedroom, rambler with a large car garage WIEST VIRGINIA AC-ItEAGE We bave I0 ac es and acre ParceLs of land in Chnrles Town at $,1,#@@ per acre. Call ab0 owner floao l ate'cage rom to 15 acTes available. II I II llllUll I iiiiiii iiii LAND FOR SALE III II I I II AFFORDABLE acreage with AFFORDABLE financing 2.884 acres. $9,9 3.44 acres - |I0,9~0 4.66 acres - $13,750 3.789 acres - 814,900 8 acres- $19,500 10.9 acres - $24,900 5.16 acres - $22,500. Located in Jefferson & Berkeley County Some of it is wooded & some flat grassland. OWNER FINANCIN~ , 2. $. 4. No Interest - 40% down 36 equal payments 11%% interest, 5% down S years 9%% orest, 25% down : 7 yearl 10% discount for cash. CALL US --- LET'S TALK CENTURY 21 Security House, Inc. F. Dennis Martinsburg "King & Maple "304/263-8893 Inwood "On Route 11 "304/229-$834 CHARLES TOWN OFFICE 304/725-0416 MIDDLEWAY AREA: On m Acres - block comtruc'li well insulated, inch side has eat-in kitch- en, living room, 4 bedrooms, large utility room, Block w14 stalls, w, wm t ,000 CALL US FOR HOMES, LOTS, ACREAGE, FARMS, COMMERCIAL Jefferson and Berkeley Counties 1(}0 plus Listings JAMES E. WATSON 72S-9156 EMMA D. WATSON 725-9156 P.O. BOX lg,{3md Tow,W.Ve. 311dl4 21 weighed 5 lbs and 4 oz. A the first Saturday in ,June in pretty blue bow tied to their the area 4-H contest held in lamp post announced the Romney, W.Va. baby's homecoming to the Richards Speaker Happy birthday was sung to Rachel Smith on April when Full Gospel Group she turned five and on April 26 to Kendra Hatcher on her Art Richards, owner- second bday. operator of Richards World of The Tuscawilla Garden Club Travel, Inc Hagerstown, will sell plants this Saturday Md be the speaker starting at 10 azn. at the Tuesday, May 11, when the postal station. A variety of Jefferson County Chapter of bedding plants will be on sale, Full Gospel Businessmens' as well as perennials and Fellowship International hanging baskets. There will meets at the Towne House also be special Mothers Day Restaurant in Charles Town. arrangements. The sale will The dinner will beat 6:45 benefit future beautification p.m speaking at 8. Reser- projects, rations, at $6 each, may be made by calling 725-3503 or Fine young people from our 725-2973. development won blue ribbons Richards has served as at the 4-H Public Speaking and chairman of the Bill Glass Visual Presentation cam- Crusade in Hagerstown in petition. They were Jason May, 1981, helped organize the Smith, Christine Gilbride, Cnristian Development Center Timmy Gilbride, Robert in Hagerstown, and is a Senesi, and Lisa Senesi. These member of the Hagerstown boys and girls will cona.vete on Chapter FGBMF. BEAUTIFUL SCENERY- GOLF ANYONE!! Sleepy HoBow Estates, little less than acre. Enjoy both in this immaculate 3 bedroom home - 2 full baths, complete custom kitchen with all appliances. Lg family room w/lg. stone fireplace - custom built bookcases. Hard- wood floors, central air, 2 car garage. You must see home to appreciate. All of this and ASSUMABLE 6 7/8 percent loan too $110,000 LOTS -- FARMS -- WOODED ACREAGE JEFFERSON g BERKELEY COU ES I~m'tch Office - C.A. HIEN~AL. Broker George E. Alter, Jr - 876-6667 Carol F. Kable - 725.2465 Ed Seville - 725-2801 116 East Washington Street Chedes Town, W. Va. 25414 (304) 725-6571 WOODED MOUNTAIN ESCAPE, 2 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME WITH PORCH.Possible owner financing, acre $17,000 IN-TOWN LOCATION, Three bedrooms, some fencing $29,900 2 ACRES, SECLUDED, 3 bedrooms, possible owner financing, screened porch f~,3 SO0 WALNUT GROVE, friendly neighborhood, three bedroom rancher, storage shed, flue for wood- stove, appliances convey. 12% clssumptlon ~,OOG SPLIT FOYER, on one acre, 3 bedrooms, both and ,Mlddleway :: $49,900 2 BEDROOMS, laundry room, cathedral ceiling, fireplace, large porch, appliances convey, Shan- nondale. Club house membership available. ,00o TUSCAWI HILLS, full basement, two porches, hardwood floors $62,000 TU$CAWlLLA HILLS, mint condition, full, finished basement, 3 bedrooms, family room, laundry/ work room $4 ,000 SHEPIHERD~rOWN, Split-foyer, bath plus %, 3.61 TU~',AWILLA HILLS, 3 bedrooms plus den or fourth bedroom, family room, large patio, full basement $67,000 T-FOYER: 2240 sq. ft. of home; family room, 4 bedrooms, 1 baths, laundry room, beauty shop, parking for 8 cars. Basement could convert to apartment. Shepherdstown $19,$00 ONE ACRE river frontage; Avon Bend $12,800 THREE ACRES, CONESTOGA: convenient to AMTRAK and commuter routes $19,500 FWE WOOOEO ACRES. mobile homes OK, near Middlewoy $19,900 GLEN HAVEN! Building lot plus river front lot, on Potomac. Perfect setting for your dream home. $22,2OO LICENSED IN WEST VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND Open 7 Days A Week Phone Monitored 2,t Hours By our Staff