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May 11, 1978     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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May 11, 1978

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE TIIURSDAY, MAY I I, 1978 Cliftside Expansion Loan Is Completed Formal closing on a loan of $300,000.00 made by the West Virginia Economic Development Authority, to Cliffside Motor Inn, located near Harpers Ferry, was carried out recently, as shown in the above picture. The loan, which was made possible through the efforts of the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation (JEDECO) a local non-profit development group formed by the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce some years ago to promote industrial development in the county, made it possible for the $2.5- million expansion project completed recently at Cliffside. The loan was the first made to a travel related industry in West Virginia and it enabled the owners of Cliffside Motor Inn, to bring their number of rental units up to 100. Those who labored to obtain the financial assistance for Cliffside locally, and who are shown participating in the loan closing ceremony, as as shown above, left to right -- Attorney Roger Perry, attorney for the Peoples Bank of Charles Town; Francis Frye, prominent Ranson Real Estate agency owner, and president of JEDECO; John Chrisman, executive vice-president and cashier of the Peoples Bank of Charles Town; Robert Skeen, Jr., of the West Virginia Economic Development Authority; John Newcomer, co-owner of the Cliffside Motor Inn, who is receiving the loan-closing note from Chrisman; James S. Davis, a director of Peoples Bank and an official of JEDECO, and William "Bill" Gavin, co-owner of Cliffside Motor Inn. (Photo by Tim Sinn) County Farm Bureau Told About Benefits Organization, Insurance Tuesday night, May 2, the Jefferson County Farm Bureau Board meeting was held at the County office building in Charles Town, with Charles "Buddy" Ware of Leetown, President of the organization, conducting the meeting. William Aikens, Buchanan, W. Va., field agent for the State Farm Bureau, was introduced. He discussed the benefits of membership in the Farm Bureau and led a general discussion of a membership drive in Jefferson County. He explained that the Bureau maintains two levels of mem- bers_.those actively engaged in farming, and those interested in farming or involved in agriculture related businesses. The Bureau is a voluntary, non- governmental organization wholly controlled by its mem- bers. There are over two-and-a- half million members nation- wide. Mr. Wendell Garton of Jane Law, W. Va., field agent for Farm Family, the Farm Bureau Insurance Services was in- troduced to explain insurance benefits for members of the Bureau. Efforts are being made offer group hospitalization plans to the local membership. When the plans becomes available, local members will be notified by the board. All Farm Bureau members were urged to attend the hearings being held by Potomac Edison in Martinsburg to con- sider rate increases for elec- trical usage. Farm Bureau Board meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month h. __ %%%%%%%%% HARPERS FERRY BOLIVAR Mr. Reid Geronimo Dial 535-6528 A AAAA A AAAA AAA A. Mrs. Lucy Rutherford and Mrs. Pare Miller were hostesses for a bridal shower given for Miss Georgia Moore at the Bolivar U.M. Church last Wednesday. Games were played and Miss Moore received many nice gifts, and refreshments were served to the forty-two guests who attended. The Bolivar U.M. Church held its family night dinner Sunday evening. Mr. Clifton Butts was master of ceremonies for the occasion. There was singing of hymns with a solo by the Rev. Alfred Collins and singing by Mrs. Thelma Ott and her daughter, Mrs. Mary K Harper and Mrs. Carolyn Meier, with Mrs. Oscar McCormick as pianist. The Ecumen will be at the Trinity Gospel Church on Rt. 9 on Sunday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Maxon from New York "City; Mrs. Barbara Lovett and Mr. John Taylor from Wilmington, Delaware, visited the Cavalier Farm on Saturday. Mrs. Lovett and Mrs. Maxon are Mrs Cavalier's nieces. Mrs. Louise Moore has returned to her home in Penn- sylvania after visiting her brother, Mr. John Newcomer and his wife. Last Sunday was the Homecoming - Anniversary day for Camp Hill-Wesley U.M. Church. For John Wesley it was its 99th year and for Camp Hill it was its 149th year. A potluck dinner was served. Guests were Mrs. Earnest Rhodes, Silver Spring, Md.; the Rev. and Mrs. Eugene Downs and son, of Severn, Md., and Mr. Reid Geronimo. Mr. Lewis Nichols read the history of Camp Hill Church and Mrs. Lester Taylor read the history of John Wesley Church. A most enjoyable time was had by all. Rev. William Baldwin assisted with the morning worship service from Wesley Seminary. Dr. James Logan will be the minister for the Morning Worship service this Sunday at Camp Hill-Wesley and Bethesda U.M. Churches. He is a professor at Wesley Theological Seminary. Mrs. Mary Eackles has returned home after being a patient in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital and is getting along nicely. Glad to see Mrs. Nora Robinson out getting around after being a patient in Jef- ferson Memorial Hospital. The Bolivar Civic Association will have a bake sale on Saturday, May 13, starting at 9 a.m. at the Harpers Ferry- Bolivar Friendship Fire Hall. All kinds of baked goods. The Memorial Fund of the Fairview Lutheran Cemetery has received gifts from: Mrs. Gladys Watkins in memory of her husband, Alton R. Watkins; Miss Beatrice Miskimon in memory o'f her mother, Mrs. Florence Miskimon; Mrs. John Snyder in memory of her husband, John Snyder's bir- thday; Mrs. Rhoda Cooper in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Staubs' birthdays. The memorial fund will be used to improve the looks of the cemetery with a new fence. Additional memorial funds will be appreciated. Farmland, Farm Equipment, jewelry, or valuable collections of any You Own any of These Then You Can From A LIVING T Unlike ordinary trust set for the Future, a LIVING TR inEffect Here And Now. Fish, Wildlife Director Will Speak at Meet A LIVING TRUST is designed by benefit you now. And tt can Be you at any time. By Providing expert management of Investments or Real Estate, and maximum use of Tax Planning, You will more time to look after your Prir Business. Under A LIVING TRUST we can ways to improve your Estate while you're Around To enjoy it. The more succeS you are, the more reason you need a LIVI TRUST TODAY Stop In And Talk With Our Trust C LYNN A. GREENWALT The Potomac River, its headwaters, and its principal tributaries, will be the theme of a May 11-12 Cacapon State Park meeting of the Potomac Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Chapter President Frank Carlson has announced that fisheries biologists from Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, will report on habitat improvement, heavy metal contamination, fish distribution, and stock status, plus zoogeography of Potomac River fishes. Dr. Robert Putz, Director of the new National Fisheries Center in Leetown, West Virginia, will discuss the con- cept and future directions for the Center. Other reports will concern endangered species, fish diseases, and a report of beautiful Corps of Engineers activities in Virginia's Memter F,. D I, C ' Member Federal Reserve System * BANK ND TRUST RANSON, WEST VIRGINIA 25438 30472 the Potomac Basin. The high point of the two-day meeting will be Thursday evening remarks by Lynn A. Greenwalt, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Greenwalt, a native of Oklahoma, has been with the Fish and Wildlife Service for 23 years and has been its Director for the past 4 years. His topic will be Bio-politics. Cacapon State Park, site of the meeting, is one of the most parks in West renowned State- owned systems. It is located in a picturesque mountain valley a few miles south of Berkeley Springs, W. Va., just off Route 522. In addition to scenery the Park offers horseback riding, fishing, and a spectacular golf course. The American Fisheries Society, founded in 1870, is the world's oldest and largest organization of professional fisheries scientists and technicians. Membership is also open to concerned fishermen and others interested in enhancing the resouirces. Chapter the Society Maryland, Eastern District of should coy SecretarY J( Jarski Court,' call registration copy of the AGGRESSIVE MODERN ACCOMMODATING CONCERNED PROGRESSIVE ooooooo@ @oooooo@ , oooooooo oooooooo These Are the Words That Best Describe Our Current and Certainly Future Goals In Making The Charles Town Shopping Area The Most Inviting, Convenient and Accesible to the Modern-Day Shopper. * r On November 1,1977, realizin 9 one of the ma!or p oblems faced by the downtown Charles Town Shopp,ng Area, was parkung accommodat,ons for the shopper, the Reta=l Merchants, the Business Men and the City of Charles Town, joined together and initiated what has proven to be one of the best things that has happened in the Charles Town shopping area in a long time. COURTESY PARKING. An Innovation in FREE PARKING for the Shopper in this Area, It has become such a Huge Success it is being continued. The exact Replica of the Courtesy Parking Ticket as shown here tells the story briefly to the shopper in downtown Charles Town. for you the Courtesy Parking privileges during the Listed are the Retail Merchants and Professional Menrwho have participated in and provided period of No. 1 through April 30: I Welcome To Charles Town, W.Va. I License No.: .............................................................. I While you were shopping, the time expired on your parking meter at ....................................................... I This courtesy card was placed on your vehicle granting you extra parking privileges of one half hour. One half hour from the above time you will be subject to a parking ticket. This i= being done through the cooperation of the Business Men, Retail Merchants, and The City of Charles Town. This parking program does not apply to municipal parking lots. We hope you enjoyed shopping in Charles Town and in- vite you to return very soon. PLEASE DO NOT BE A LITTERBUG License ............................. Date ................................. Time ................................. I I Make of Vehicle: I I I Meter No .......................... ]'Lot: .................................... I Officer No ji ! Kisner Plumbing & Heating/ Rosen's Riddleberger's Newberry's Stuck & Alger Pharmacy Smith & Strider's Jefferson Publishing Company Washington Specialty Shop Modern Beauty Shop . Dollar General Store Western Auto, Inc. Dr. C.E. ' Dr. J.H. Morris Rame's Annex CR-TV Cable Wise Discount Store Fairway Cleaners Beauty Villa Y L " , . rg S op Wells Fargo, Inc. Keye's Hair Stylists Vi inia's Gift h Supertane Sales Corp. Mukello s Dr. Wdliam K. Edwin Aronowitz Tax C-ns-I+,-,+ Smoot Insurance Agency New Central Restaurant Dr. John L. Van Moore Insurance Realtors Chlpper's Barber Shop , ....... . , . Dr. William Dorf, O.D. OWs Business Supply Nancy s Young Fashions American FinanCe Melvin T. Strider Company Ramey's Shoe Center J & L Sports Store .. ., . .. General Telephone Company Thomassen Ford, Williams Auto Parts Gary & Judy's . nenseu s Keany , & Van Tel Florist's Granny's Kitchen Jefferson. Finance Co. Jefferson News, Inc. Diamond., s J.Russell..__.._, Fr,ts....u The Way .of.Wisdom Aunt Nellie's Bake Shop Garrison's Barber Shop ,,,n'nk ,,.'s ,..,,,,,.r'-'""" .,,,,.'"-" _Leslie s Record. . Land we,a. a ChUm ChqUU'w " " Scott & White Pharmacy Jefferson Hardware, Inc. Sheet's Floflst's ,,,,.,l--l-'-, ,,,,.u--'-. o-,,J,cL*" feagans_ , Jewelry "-.,. "h...d,"" "" t. " --- "- ' ' - - .... I'enne w s '--. "*""*'" " Valley Hardware, Inc. Ramey's Furniture . uoason rmmmng & necrrmg Peoples Bank of Charles Town   This Ad Sponsored by Charles Town-Ranson Retail Merchants and Businessmen. i