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i SPIRIT Of JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 9, 1974 The Award Winning Newspaper Mother's Day The observance of Mother's Day is a recent one in the United States, beginning only in 1907. Then it was the idea of Miss Anna M. Jarvis, a Philadelphia school teacher, formerly of Grafton, West Virginia that at least once a year sons and daughters should pay tribute to mothers. Miss Jarvis arranged for a special church service and suggested white carnations be worn by those attending. The observance, on the second Sunday in May, has rapidly spread to event part of the United States and the fact that it became custom in all the states only four years after it had been suggested testifies to the .............. and you oughl to he grateftfl", charm and history. Please, I RECALLING SOME OF THE COUNTY'S PAST Does ,this dnclude Camp Hill,. or Noah, will you Mayor Noah? abotLt a Body Shop on While we lived there, Jt was Avenue? NEWS OF O00ER YEARS our pleasantdutyatimporat A formerresident school functions ,to entertain Harpers Ferry. Mariaa prominent guests from Wash- :_=_::_-_ ington: .the Attorney General, YEARS AGO 10 n , J Burns Hu . ------ Georgia R. Huyett, tract of men, Peter Marshall, Chaplain ON NIXON'S PAPERS Richard Reiter, Charles 26.68 acres in Kahletown Dis- of the Senate, and so on. The The General Service Town business man, is elected trict, in, hart.ted by him frofn weekend we were in Harpers ministration has ruled President Nlxon cannot re- president of the Jefferson Coo Fannie R. Huyett; Jesse Boyd Ferry, Senator and Mrs. John i a nty Chamber of Commerce; W. to W. O. Huddle, house and Tanrer, of Texas, were guests c i m the pre-presiciential W. (Pap) Jackson, 1st. vice- lot on the east side of ,the San- in .that ,home. All, without ex- papers ,he Jonaced tc the No" pres; F. S. WoodWard, 2nd. vice dy Ridge Road a't Shenandoah caption through the years, ional Archives even though pres; Herman Wi.llis, treas.; S. Junction; Clothide on to ave fallen in love with rthe a tax deduction has been dis" Brooke Blackford, sac. J.D. Yowell, one acre near ,the quain,t town and its aura of allowed. Augusta Berry and Shiey iersection of Rt. 9 and fhe Campbell are named va,ledictor Leetown Road one mile north .n NOTICE Jackson H,igh School.- Ferry Paper Co. to Potomac Col. and Mrs. Robert Leon- Ligbt and Power Co., property ard announce the closir, g of the of a hydrolecCric develop- Towne House fRestauram on men in ,the Potomac River a High Street in Harpers Ferry Harpers Ferry; ,Benjamin A. PU00t[C SALE ,,lz00 because of parki,ng problems. Nicodemus to C-eroge Aims- DHATIS: - ,Mrs. Emnm B. vorth, a small ,tract in les It tokes u lot to fill 'er up- Htttton, formerly of Shepherds Town District, conveyed o the town widow of Chortles H,uton grantor b] J. D. Yowell; John WALNUT ttttt, STOCK s00on, June 30, ..d .nd ,..,...... ,.o....... o.-,.., o ,---. ! eliminate .this pliag  politi comes, eve.ryoe Sl" ' r t, Flod 33153. i cl games with ,people s .thne more n ms Slmm,  s xor i! and money. The east of a Speo . sentinment for such an observance in this country. ly of Shepherdstown on Satuz Bruce F, urr recently have been t the home of a son in Gaines H. Goode and ot!hers qo Car- In later years, the custom of wearing a white car- daY evening., Mrs. Alton Grove, Lyle Furr, oro, Go. land. Whitmore, arm of 91.45 nation on Mother's Day was changed and those whose Mrs. Willam Balackford Mrs. Curtis Snyder and chi.ld- On even 100 seniors are list- acres near Zoar; Hartll and By virtue of the authority vested in the undersigned mothers were still alive wore. red flowers, instead of v isRed withher mother, ,rs. en; Mrs. Ily Brathna; Mrs.  as graduates of CAmrles Van Tol, Inc., to Benjemin I. by a pledge of stock and Power of Attorney bearl. white. First observance in the United States, Mother's Shields of Martinsburg on 'ues I)avid 'Burns and children. Town High .SChool. Hartzell, lots in Block 5 and 6 date the 13th day of March, 1973, executed by LouiSe day while Carolyn, Becky went Mxs. C. H. Walker has just Garnet P. Morison joins ,the in Trusselrs.Addition  Shep D. Ramey to secure the payment of two certain promis- Day has become an international occasion and mothers skating, returned home after .three taff of Powhatan Brass and herdstown. in every area of the world are now honored each yeas ,Mrs. 'Bi,ll ,Lortgerbemn of Mll weeks spent in y wi,th Iron Works as Pumhasix 50 -- YEARS AGO -- 50 sory notes therein described, said notes now being due on Mother's Day. .}le was a visRor t She home her dattgher and family. Agent. and payable and default having been made in the pay- More than anyone else, the mother who cares for of Mr. and 'Mrs. David Penwell Mrs. Vinpenny has returned Miss Sherry Fedeley is cho- Heavy rains for two days ment thereof, the undersigned will offer for sale at both home and her children is destined to influence the and amily on Sunday evening, home from the Winchester Has en 'Miss Harpers 'Ferry" t cause floods on both the Pot- public auction to the highest bidder at the front door character and future of the country. And often this Guests t She ,home of drs. pRal. the Charm Revue sponsored by omac and Shenandoan RSvers. of the Court House in Charles Town, Jefferson County, responsibility is combined with a back-breaking and V}rginia Grey of Hil, town on The Methodist Chtm.h of Harpers Ferry .Band Boosters. Both pulp mils at Harpers West Virginia, on the 24TH day of May, 1974, at 10: Prime lambs, $28.60 are ea- Ferry are dmaged and corn O'clock, A. M., E. D. S. T., a maximum of One Hundred steady ordeal of sewing, washing, mending, cleaning Sunday aernoon and evening Leetown is vqng a rummag e tore of Blue Ridge Livestock palled to close or repairs. Twenty (120) shares, or so much thereof as Is required and teaching. It is to this mother, who dedicates her were Mrs. adn Grimes emt sale Sa,turday, ,May 18. life to her home, her family and children, that the Jmmy of Chaxles Tow, Ms. Preaching  e ,Methodist Sales. :No. 1 hogs top $16:15. John Hostler, a farmer ,near to pay the principal and accrued and unpaid interest end rs. Jessie Kern of Rm- Church at 9 o'clock Sunday C2mrJes Town H,i,gh trackmen Maxmings Ferry dies at the age on said notes together with the expenses of sale, of the country owes a debt of gratitude. It is this mother who son and Mr .rind Mxs. David Schol at 10:00 o'clock, bested five other ams et of {}3. represents the finest in our civilization. ,Pen, well III and Judy of I-hH- Sunday School at 9:45 at the Boonsboro, id. ,to win She Bi- ,Miss Pearl Gardner and Prof. Common Capital Stock in WALNUT HILL ORCHARDS, ywn. ' Baptist Ohurch, Sunday School tate Conference Tar the third George Hartzell, both Leachers INC., Yale anrnounces drive for Ms. William hckford, at 11:00 o'clock, time ,in four years, in the Leetown publ,ic schools, $370 million. I-4 A L L T O W N M, rs. Harry BlacMord md 20 -- YEARS__AGO -- 20 areLambertmarriedat SummitbY the ReV.Point.O.D. undersigned,The mannerandOf saletermsShallof salebe solelywill bedeterminedcash on dayby the Mary Lane Costelio ,Becky Blackford attended a New rules are sought for Miss Beah Dil.low and Wfl- 70 -- YEARS AGO -- 70 sale. , Motler-DauglRer Banquet on foreign ,banks. liam E. Hit are aledictorian COURTHOUSE SQUARES Wednesday evening a the Hat Mrs. WilHan "Blaekford, Car ers Ferry Junior Pdgh School. __ ' and salutatorian of Charles The O. J. Kellar Co. sells Rs Blakeley Bank And Trust Company I IIMIM00ll Town H School and David quarries and equipmertt near .May 9-3'I"- LITICIZ'4S KNOW olyn, Becky, 'Rusty and Bill Mrs. David Pemvell  ,Hail-  Hetzell nd Jack Horn of Har- Engle to the Potomac Lime and Blackford of HaIRown, Raye Ellen Siller of Harpers Ferry town visited with Mrs. Lois ?ll |001 0ill ]l?  pars Ferry High. Stone Co. for $25,000. of Charles Town. A severe cold spell hits the A national .bank with copl- and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Black 'fr. and Mrs. A lec Costello 'area width .temperetures fallilg tal of $25,000 is organized t CONSOLIDATED REPORT OF CONDITION OF ford ttended he wedding of 'and Mary Lane 'were dinneer From Miss Fher Harris, Elk- from the low eighteens to th BerryHe, Va. I:lGr ,MPI55,ON Miss Robin Boyd at Falls C]u- guests et the 'home of {Mr. and ins, Arkm.: I remember when high ,thirties and low forties DIED: - In New York, Leslie BANK Of CHARLES TOWN rch on Saturday evening. Mrs. H. E. Costello of Charles mother made her own soap. The for two nights. Brown, 64, son of the late Mrs. Joseph Sealove amd Town on Sunday even.ig, ash hopper was filled during win'- Feature of Blue Ridge Live- .Adam Brown of Harpers Ferry; of Charles Town in the State of West Virginia and children, Raymond, Teri and Mrs. Virginia Mil:Is of "Blue- ter with ashes from the fireplace, stock Sales is hogs op $28.40; near ,Wickiffe, ,Mrs. Virginia Subsidiaries at the close of business on April 24, 1974. Bil.l of Herndon, Va., and Mrs. ,rno, Va., s a patien at ,the The hopper was covered with calves top $27.50. Kemp, wife of J. H. O. Kemp, Virginia Gray of Halt, town were Leesburg Hospital. ,Mrs. lls boards until soap-making time. Olin G. Bush announces .he in HaHtown, William ,Dunlap. A S S E T S luncheon guests  the home of was a former xside of Hall- Then a good rain was ap.eci- opening of ,his Dairy Bar on 90- YEARS AGO- 90 Dollars Dr. and Mrs. Wanger and am- town. ated. Other water was corned as Jefferson Ave. Mrs. Alec Costel'lo av, d rMa,ry it was needed. MARRIED: - ,Miss Georgia J.W. "Blessing is awarded Cash and due from banks (including SNone Lane and Mrs. Edvin Cleven- A big brown crock was placed Ed[t0[' q[J0t Book ger of HakRown shopped in under the lower end of the ash .Page Renner of Clarke Co. o the contract for the construct- unposted debits ............................. Wknchoster on ,sa.turday ator- hopper trough to catch the lye. St..Hardie Tayler Lloyd, son ion of the John Stephenson U. S. Treasury securities ....................... noon. As the crock filled, the lye eml of Mr. end Mrs. Connie Lloyd Seminary in Oharles Town. Obligations of other U. S. Government There b something infi- . , tied into a.Aarger vessel. If an of Harpers Ferry. DIED: . Near Duffields, agencies and corporations .................... nitely healing in the repeated egg would float on the lye it was 30 -- YEARS AGO -- 30 Miss Pinkie H. E. Ronemus, Obligations of States and political subdivisions strong enough to make good soap.  n her 21st year; in Charles Other securities (including $2,000.00 re[ins of nature -- the L E l= T O W N Mother made soft oap to use Real Estale.'transfers: C. F. Town, .Mrs. Mary S. Weller, assurance that dawn comes Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr for the laundry and a soap bar- Wall to Lawrence Wi.tlingham, wdfe of . S. Weller, i.n her FederalCrpratefundsStckS)sold and ............................ scBrities purchased after night, and spring after rel was kept under the shed be- lot 8 in Block 143 on 12th Ave. 38th year. the winter, under agreements to resell ................... --Rachel Carson 'Phe ,Leetown Homemakers side the smokehouse. While on Other loans ................................... Club will meet Wednesdar the job, enough soap was made very much, naturally. Blot, 5re furniture and fixtures, and afternoon May 15th at gw for one year. home of Mrs. Tom ,Lennon in The lye was put into a big LETTERS TO EDITOR were saddened by a building Bank premises, erected on an adjoinging lot ,in other assets representing bank\\;Dremises ...... A LOOK AT THE Cha.rles Tow t 1:30. black kettle and a hot fire built this lovely residential section Real estate owned other than bank promises .... Callers v.Rh M, rs. Mary around it. Cracklings and other ' ,tha is a Body Shop, 44.s lot fill. Other assets ................................ ,, West Vi gl la"'r-'n' L gt tax'e%"'ure fat were added to the lye .d FORMER FERRY RESIDENT ed withall sorts of motor vehi- mother stirred oceasionally to VIEWS MANY CHANGES cles, trucks, racing cars, etc.! TOTAL ASSETS .: ............................ Spirit of Jefferson prevent boiling over. When the BY DR. JAMES MOLER Farmer's Advocate lye had eaten all the fat and the 'razwell, Va. We have nothing againSt Body soap was the right consistency, April 29, 1974 Shops, bttt HERE? Surely the L I A B I L I T I E S Publh Event Thuruhy the fire was removed. Dear Editor: Town officials, and the .Nat- " Amd Second Ohut Pottage After the soap cooled, it was On a :recent brief visit o tonal Park Service officials, are Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, "Uhe authorization of "Viet- lal Session is reported to be P,d ,t Ch,rto Town, W. Vo. Harpers Ferry, we were much not *blind to this irony. ,Mayor nam 'Veterans bonus bonds was $17,000 per day. If :bhis is true, , Post omce put in the stop barrel, and corporations ............................ Mother made a kettle of hard merested in seeing the place Bradley Nash and Sttperinten- Time and savings deposits of individuals, about ,the only thing of signifi- the money spent during the Max Brown- M.u.eer cace that came rom he past week could have been Don Reutch - New. Editor soap to use in the house. In cold where we spent .twenty years, dent Conway have, w one Sulutrlptien - $7.$o Yr. weather it was cut from the ket- and where now ,he N@tional Stroke, oncelled out all ,their partnerships, and corporations ............... House of 'Delegates Ear one better spent by telping pay for (m 7. Tax in W. V,.) fie in cakes and stacked under Perk Service ,has done so much efforts at beatif, icaioh and Deposits of United States Government .......... week of meetings. Duri, ng the the ,bonus or some sixilar ex- More Than s,ooo .tero the shed. to both ohange and preserve progress! Deposits of States and political subdiwions .... regular session the Veterans pense. Telephouu: (are, Code so4) ts, .,,,e m  ws., ,  the hiStoric town. By a .peculiar coincidence, I Certified and officers' checks, etc ............... bonus was passed o be funded Before adjournment, ,the as-ole a 72s.2o47 ou , s.ffi w, , ,. 4em.) Of special interest, of course, came across these words by TOTAL DEPOSITS ............... $ 7,644,787.71 from liquor profits. Governor Senate petitioned Governor, - was the home we owned, a Mayor Nash, as reported in a Moore vetoed that bill rhich Moore ,to presertt .the Execu- historic structure bml't by ,the recent news article: " . . . we (a) Total demand deposits ...... $12,990,650.33 left the Veteransithouabon tire Budget on May 21, The yoer week ahead us. The Governor insists upon House ,lacked seven sigmtures BY DR. A.W. DAMIS federal government, ci 1830, will leave you a heritage .... on Fillmore St., he ost beau Ids is a lovely town and I am (bi Total time & savings deposits $20,635,438.04 new ,taxes and proposed a new of having three-fihs (60 sig-  tiful Street on Camp Hill. Its sick of seeing people come in - tax of ,two cents on eaoh pack natures) of its membership Forecast Period: May 19 to May $5 present owners ,have kept it in and desecrate R... we are try Other liabilities ............................... of sigrettes, Yottr Delegate sign.  other words, much ammended ,this bill o provide over hatf a,nd only a few short ARIES Fuzzy thinking shows in your chart. This cosmic perfeot order, which pleases us ing o keep .this own decent for dedicating a portion of the of 60% dave peti.ioned ,the Mar. 21 Apr. 19 cycle finds you physically and emotionally off TOTAL LIABILITIES ......................... center. It would be a good idea to set aside presett cgarette tax for his Governor o let .hem ,get on major decisions. PUBLIC SALE purpose. (He will probably veto wth the budget. A fttll 60% RESERVES ON LOANS AND SECUR it again.) would make R mandatory. TAURUS You are entering a period when a few uneasy moments might cause you to join up with per- The World War II and Kor- Reserve for bad debt losses on loans (set up can ,bonuses were paid for The Dog Racing bill Is Sen- Apr. 20-May 20 wi, th cigarette ,taxes end, ,like ate Blll No. 66 and was assign- sons, not of your caliber. In shoi't, don't form Having purchased the Fangmeyer home and contents, .all taxes, when the bonds were ed to the Senate Finance Com- an "unholy" alliance, located 124 E. Main St., Shepherdstown, W. Va. and pursuant to Internal Revenue Service rulings) pid off, the x kept ri, ght on mlttee. The appropriation bill GEMINI A new face is coming your way. Remember, it's planning immediate renovation, I will sell the tmntents TOTAL RESERVES ON LOANS going. It is unreasonable ,to ask has had ,the Frui md Berry May 21- June 25 as hard for the good to suspect evil as it is for plus numerous items from my home "Millhouse.', AND SECURITIES .......................... people o pay new taxes ,when Laboratory s H. B. No. 225. the bad to suspect good. Think about it' This bill has had e est of MOONC[LD Actually, there is little in the way of excite- WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 1974 c A P I T A L A C C O U N T.S there was a $13,000,000 surplus strength in ,the House Iinmce June 21- July 22 ment, during this week's cosmic cycle. Things laSt year. Of course, the Gov- 9:20 A. M. Commi.ttee and appears o be should be on the upswing, unless you decide Equity capital, total .... eror wans o spend ,the sur- ...................... plus fr other ,things. without opposiion. Your Dole- otberwis Empire marble top table; Victorian marble top table; The House of Delegates Iso :gte could ve moved R ot ,passed a 4istrlbution form, ula of ,the Finance Committee Fri- LEO The planet Mars gives you a shot of "arrogance,  blanket chest; 2 Queen Anne tables; gate leg table; Common Stock-total par value .................. for $150,000,000 r0ed bonds tnd day but lat would ,have associ July 23- Aug. 22 this week. Meaning? Indifference toward mem- mnsi cabinet; console table (marble top); trundle bed bars of the opposite sex might parlay into in- (18th Century); 2 Victorian dressing mirrors; oak round (No. shares authorized" 30,000) a forma for dstribing re- ted t wi, th a nttmber of .less calcuiable problems, table (leaves); drop leaf table; 2 hall trees; 2 sleigh (No. shares outstanding 30,000) venue sharing monies .bu no popttlar bills and thus ,been Surplus ....................................... .. vulneareble ,to tmfair maneuv- VIRGO Without conscieus design, your general attitude bells (double & single); chairs (including Victorian, Undivided profits ............................. provtstons were made to pay cane for .the road bonds nor was any ers. When the budget is ,before Aug. - Sepk  might confuse a member of the opposite sex seat, Windsor, Chippendale, ladder hack and plank revenue Sharing amoun,t'named us, ,this $410,000 can and will ... who, already, is frustrated because of your bottom); 3-pc. maple bedroom furniture; pr. sample TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ................ Consequently, ,the actions were be attached, actions, last week. chairs (Victorian needlepoint); Victorian sofa (Greetan TOTAL LIABILITIES, RESERVES, meaingless. All of this was One big topic for the nex,t LIBRA It's a fact of life, some members of your sign style); Silvertone elec. organ; Duncan Phyfe tame; AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ....... "Wheel Sprirvig" and "could extraordinary session ,will 'be Sept. 23. Oct. 22 will plunge deeper into the "eternal triangle." china closet; cedar chest; numerous reekers; record ........ only be that until the Legisla- .the Rovenue Sha.ring money Clandestine affairs of the heart, show in the rack; 2 oak serving tables; Empire dresser; vanity table. tore has authority to work on tha ,the Governor wanls o charts of many Librians. Empire sideboard; secretary-desk; quantity of records; M E M O R A N D A ,the budget, send back o ,the cotmties anl SCORPIO Getting in "brownie points" seems to be in the desks (roll top, lap, combination desk & bookcase); Average of total deposits for the 15 calendar The speaker of the House ciies. Some oppesifdon Js Oct. 23. Nev. 21 general scheme of things. You will be going numerous end tables and night stands; lamp table; bar ,and the President of the Sen- outing .because of "the short beyond your eircle of friends, in order to ira- days ending with call date ................... ate both claim tha,t the only age of money for eacers' sah prove your job, project or task chairs; metal cabinets; exereyele; dec. stove; 4 refriger. ators; several TV's; Kel. washer; Norge dryer; Singer Average of total loans for the 15 calendar emergency that faces ,the 'State ries, police .salaries inflated ex days ending with call date ................... is the lack of a budget around penses, etc. One suggestion s SAGrI'FARI'US In one form or another, you will receive a dee. sewing machine; 5 sewing machines; brass candle- Which facets of shtte ,govern- to pay for the Vietnam Veter- Nov. - Dee. 21 compliment from m unexpected source. Actual- abra; brass wall plaques; quantity of optic eeuipment I, Donald S. Smith, Exec. Vice President. of the merR and school systems can ans bonds wih he reveme  ly, things will go your way-in spite of yourself. (gold eye glass frames, etc.}; rugs;, (including 2 Orb bank, do solemnly swear that this report of plan and contract for the cam- saing and save,the Taxpayers CAPRICOPI Star patterns could be read two ways, this ental runners); quantity of pictures and frames inelud- and correct, to the best of my knowledge and ing year. Of the .thirty-three rom the expense of $40,000, Dee. 22-Jan. 19 week: Either a romance will affect you in- ing (oil paintings, water eolors, engraving and saddle tems n the Extraordinary Ses 000 pus n era $20,000,000 directly or a member of the opposite sex quos- print); lamps, tapestries; table cloths; mirrors; col. Correct--Attest: sion call not one is ur, gent ex- in interest. The ,paynmnt of e tions your motives, lection of old fans; quantity of books; quantity of china DONALD S. SMITH cept tha it rbe related o ,the $40,000,000 now would save She AQUAqLIS ModeSty, this week, is not one of your better and glassware, (including Llmoge, Minton, Majollca. I budget. Things like Dog Rac- interest and provide the tax- Ju. 20- Feb. 18 points. Guard what you have to say before per- J. DONALD EACKLES ing, the color of license plates, payers money for current ex- sons in authority, you're coming on too strong! pressed and fignrines); crocks; fiat irons; kitchen utensils; side saddle; projector; 4 mantels; ele. fans; N. CLARK FURR and erecting an interagency penses. One prominent Dale- council 'have no urgency t al,1 gte staled publicly tha  was PISCBS Subtle flattery will get you what you want, this elee. motors; card files; bench vise; platform drill and and 'lmve no business in .a foolish ,to give $40,000,000 away Feb. 19. Mar. 20 week. Might sound like stock advice, nonethe- less, a smile will put your hand on a "jack-pot" other articles far too numerous to mention. J.E. SENSENEY Special Session. H ,this kiv, d of ,where R was rt expected or lever. TERMS--CASH: State of West Virginia. County of Jefferson, as: thing continues, R is .the feel. budgetl axtd ,then add a new Sworn to and subscribed before me this ig of some ,that the Legisl- tax o borrow $40,000,000 md PERSONALITY PROFILE PAUL E. MILLER - Auetieneer 1974, and I hereby certify that I am not an ore houJd be i.n a six morhs pay ,the interest. For your Sun Sign Almlis, tend tim cloy, mlmth, yam" and piece of birth, plot Ph E. MORELAND - Clerk of this bank. SILAS F. STARRY. My commission expires July 22, 1978. Notff I May 9-1T- G.