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10 SI'IRITOF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE TtlURSDAY, MAY ! I, 1978 Miss Poe, Mr. Slusher Are United in Marriage MR. & MRS. SLUSHER On Sunday afternoon, April 16, at two o'clock, Rachel Diane Poe and Frank Lewis Slusher were united in marriage by Rev. Glenn F. Timmons. The ceremony took place in a beautiful spring setting at the i Colors. Brownsville Church of the Brethren. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Poe Charles Town, formerly of Brownsville, Md. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Slusher, Ranson. The bride, given in marriage by her parents, lookedlovely in a traditional formal length gown of white organza over a taffeta lining. The sheer yoke was delicately trimmed with a cameo design and tiny seed pearls throughout. Cluny lace outlined the square bib effect as well as the empire waistline and cuffs of the long bishop sleeves, a full circular skirt draped the floor with a double ruffle flounce hemline edged with matching lace, She carried a bouquet of pink rosebuds, miniature car: nations and baby's breath. She presented 'one of the rosebuds to her mother as she was escorted down the aisle by her father. Sherry Reeder, a friend, at- tended the bride as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Terri Dodson, Middletown; Rebeceai i i i i Federation of GOP Women Change Meet Date to May 16th The monthly meeting of the Jefferson County Federation of Republican Women has been changed to Tuesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m., due to the conflict with' the recent primary election. The meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Robert A. Wait Shepherd Grade Road Shepherdstown. The time of the meeting, 7:30, is to enable career women and mothers of young children to attend the meeting. Poe, a sister, and Julie Poe Elkins, W. Va. Junior bridesmaids were Amanda Poe a sister, and Brenda Poe, Elkins. All made a colorful picture in SOCIAL-CLUB polyester gowns of soft pastel Tracey Bradley was flower girl and Jeffrey Poe, Elkins, ringbearer. The groom chose Timothy Wiltshire, a friend fr)m Charles Town, for his best man. Ushers were Nell Snyder, Pete Slusher and Danny Slusher, cousins of without regard to race, color or the groom. Junior ushers were Brian Lee and Brad Edgell, cousins of the bride, Clarksburg. Michael Martin, vocalist accompanied on the piano by his sister, Donna Coyle, sang "We've Only Just Begun" and "The Lord's Prayer". Organist for the ceremony was Dottle TrRapoe. The new Mrs. Slusher is a graduate of Boonsboro High School and is employed as secretary-receptionist at Selected eleventh-grade Reeder's Memorial Home. Mr. American history students and Slusher is a graduate of Jef- ferson High and is employed as an electrician with North American Housing. Following a reception held in the Fellowship Hall of the church, the couple left for a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. After June 1, they will be residing in Kearneysville. i i i i The Federation also wishes to thank the American Legion of Charles Town for permitting the rummage sale to be held at the post home this past Friday and Saturday. Mrs. Jerry Hockman and Mrs. Dorothea Feigley, co-chairmen of the Wayns and Means Com- mittee, express their ap- preciation to the rummage sale participants and to those who helped with the sale of articles. All women interested in working for the support of Republican candidates, the Republican Party and its principles are urged to attend the meeting on Tuesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. PERSONAL Depend On Us For ACCURACY! Your family's health and safety are our f rst concern. We follow doctor's orders to the letter when filling your prescrip- tions... STUC00ALGER Pharmacy, Inc. DIAL 725-2621 -- Charles Town HOURS: Daily 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 12to 1:00 p.m. Jaycees' .Gong Show Slated their teachers have been invited to the Sixth Annual Shenandoah Valley Colloquium to be held at Shepherd College today. Coordinated by Dr. John E. Stealey, III, chairman, Social Science Division, Shepherd College, the colloquium' has "as The Charles Town Jaycees Blue Ridge Quilt At Cliffside May 12 will hold their first annual Gong Show on Wednesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Old Opera House on George Street in Charles Town. In addition to the local talent performing, special guests will be the Jefferson Pop Singers and other surprise visitors. Donations of $3 for adults and $I.50 for children will be ac- cepted. Tickets will be slightly higher at the door. Auditions for the show will be held Monday, May 15, at the Old Opera House at 8 p.m. and everyone is invited to try out for the show. Information may be had by calling Rick harris at 725- 4528 or Gene Henry at 535-6953 in the evening hours. The Blue Ridge Quilt Show is the highlight of the Spring ac- tivities of the Blue Ridge Eager Beavers Quilters, and has drawn hun- dreds of visitors to the Jefferson County area of West Virginia. -". Hold The show will again be held at the same time as the West April Meeting Virginia Fling Weekend. These events are awaited with eager anticipation after a long, cold The Eager Beavers 4-H Club and confining winter. held its April meeting on Visitors to the show will be Wednesday, the 19th, at 7 p.m. at invited to visually explore the the home of Jennifer Blackford. fascinating world of new quilts President Kim Swartz called and quilted items as well as the meeting to order with 12 experience some of the finest members being present, examples of historical quilts Several important dates were from our tri-state area, such as announced, including the 4-H the one shown above. Accenting Talent Round-up Contest at the large display of quilts will be Jefferson High School, which comforters, wall hangings, was held on April 24. Three quilted clothing, and pillows. mmbers participated, in- Template making, piecing, i eluding Ann Ambrose, who gave  applique, quilting, trapunto, [a demonstration on the 4-H quilt-as-you-go, and machine Health H; Wendy Magaha and quilting will be among the Jeanne Boyd, who gave a tap techniques of the craft to be dance selection, demonstrated throughout the All three girls walked away weekend. The show will be held at the spacious Cliffside Motel on Rtl 340 less than a mile from and Mrs. Fierst, of West Ridge Hills. Afterward, they were treated to a wiener roast by the Fiersts. On April 24, the county round-up night, Lucy and Geri Burnham gave a demonstration which was awarded a blue BardaneCommunity Center. ribbon. As a result, their Several fund-raising projects demonstration will go on to the were discussed, but no decisions Regional 4-H Contest. were forthcoming. Cleaning the The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Johnson on May 17th at 4 p.m. 4-H "Thunderbirds" Club Officers Miss Smoot, Mr. Cooper Engaged The "4-H Thunderbirds" Club song leader. Second row -- Hal V of North Jefferson School was VanMetre, songleader; Gregory .' organized in October 1977, and Bowers, game leader; Michael  ': they hold their 4-H meetings E.Washington, gameleaderand . MISS SMOOT every second and fourth Friday Bill Hoskins, vice president. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Smoot afternoon in one of the Miss Louise Blue, an older 4- i of Halltown, announce the classrooms at the school. The H'er of Jefferson County, is the engagement of their daughter, club consists of 4th graders who club leaderwith teachers Emma Carol Lee, to David Wayne expressed an interest in joining Layman and Mary Belle Cooper, son of Mrs. Elizabeth H. 4-H following the 4-H Awareness Starliper assisting. Miss Pollard Cooper and the late Calvin C. Program presented by Ex- has also worked closely with the Cooper, Berryville, Va. tension Agents, James W. group. Miss Smoot is a 1974 graduate Staley, 4-H and Zandra A. of Jefferson High School and is Pollard, 4-H Nutrition. The club members are presently employed at the Programs and activities offered finalizing their "This is 4-H" National Bank of Fairfax, Va. by the West Virginia University project books and they have had Mr. Cooper is a 1973 graduate of with second-place ribbons for Cooperative Extension Service special programs on 4-H cam- Clarke County High School and their efforts, with Ann Ambrose are available to all persons ping, animal care, the various is now employed with Wills and eligible to compete in the state other types of 4-H projects and Van Metre Construction Corn- contest. national origin, nutrition, pany, of Alexandria, Va. The 4-H Club Sunday was held The club officers, shown The last club meeting is A June wedding is being on Sundayevening, May7th, at above, front row -- Jo Price, scheduled for June 2rid at which planned, the Bardane Community Center president; Stacy Sexton, time they will disband for tim  with the club participating. secretary', and Duane Dunn, summer. Miu Announced was 4-H Health Field Day, Saturday, May 20thl 6th Annual Shenandoah Mr. Hoffmn To Be from9:30a.m, until3p.m, atthe Married in July Valley Colloquiu Today m Mr. and Mrs. William Zadorozny, of Eatontown, New community center grounds was academic dean; a historical Jersey, announce the among the projects talked over. introc[uction to the Battle of engagement of their daughter, Following the session, games Sharpsbureg and a tour of the Kathy Ann, to G: Lyle Hoffman; were played and conducted by battlefield; a historical in- Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. Glen L. Dawn Swartz. Refreshments troduction to the Chesapeake Hoffman, formerly of Leetown. Were served by the hostess and Ohio Canal; and a slide now residing in Stuttgart, assisted by her mother. The next meeting 11 be at the presentation and comments on Arkansas. thecanal by George W. Wolfe of Miss Zadorozny graduated home of Ann Ambrose on Williamsport. from Monmouth College in West Wednesday, May 17, at 7 p.m. Blue Ridge Fire Unit To Conduct its purpose the presentation of the living history of Jefferson County and the Sharpsburg- Antietam Battlefield area. .Features of the program were welcomes from Dr. James A. Butcher, president of Shepherd College, and Dr. George A.! Condon, Shepherd College Rower, Bake Sale beautiful and and a half easY I Washington Baltimore, The Blue have quilted articles for Parking is nearby at restaurant. The show p.m., May to 5 p.m., Additional entry forms Mrs. Alice Quilters, Bakerton, W. may call 6869. Don't forget tinental Sheraton July 13, Blue Ridge Unlimited Workshop. available now AWS Jefferson tonightat Courthouse, according to clinics last establish a Mr. and In addition to Wolfe and Dr. Long Branch, New Jersey, and Jim Staley plans to be present The Blue Ridge Mt. Fire Unit Stealey, the other principals in will receive her MFA degree in and talk to new members to will sell Mother's Day Flowers the program were Dr. Millard K. and photography from camp, which will include a and hold a bake sale on Satur- Bushong, Professor Emeritus of Cornell University, Ithaca, New council circle fire. day, May 13, on the Mission Road at State Route 9 in- History at Shepherd College; York, this summer. Ithy B by W Professor Ralph S. Sherrar(:[, Mr. Hoffman, a graduate of Hea a eek tersection. This is the site of the associate professor of History at Charles Town High School and Blue Ridge Mt. Fire House. Shepherd College; and Dr. Jerry Dartmouth College, in Hanover, Set For JeeJ0 itemsAnynefor theWiShinghake sale,t donateplease B. Thomas, associate professor New Hampshire, is currently bring them to  the fire house on of History at Shepherd College. studying for the PhD degree in The March of Dimes will physics at Cornell. sponsor a Healthy Baby Week, Saturday morning after 8 a:m. ' or contact any member of the A July wedding is planned. May 14 to 20, the purpose of fire unit for pick-up of the items. which is to encourage expectant Money may also be donated, Annual Scout Show Slated Animal Society To mothers to r00ive proper and with cheeks being mailed to important pre-natal care. James Grey, treasurer, Blue and Mrs. At Air Guard on May 20-21 Meet This Evening The event will be observed RidgeMt. FireUnit, Box387, E. son, Mr. both here and in Berkeley Route 4, Harpers Ferry, W. Va. )roject and camping exhibits. The Animal Welfare Society of County, with Jefferson County 25425." Clubs and Scouts in the 9 Jefferson County will meet merchants donating gff.ts to the county area are selling tickets to tonight at8 p.m. in the County first baby born on Mother's Day S Meetiw, the public to support the cost of Commission room at the Court in Jefferson County. KMn the Show. Individual Scouts and House in Charles Town. These merchants include Tonight their units benefit for their local Activities of 1977 as set forth in Newberry's, Penneys, Ramey's 're , 6:30 programs by the profit earned the society's annual report will Shoe Center, Van Tol's, Nancy's on the tickets they sell, be reviewed. There will be a i Young Fashions, Blakeley Bank, Special "Treasure Chest" discussion of 1978 projects un- Peoples Bank of Charles Town The Charles Town Kiwanis )rizes on three Monday derway. Possibilities will be and the Bank of Charles Town. Chbwillmeettodayat6:15p.m. drawings. First prize each week explored for expanding the Each hank will donate a $25 at the Towne House Restaurant. A member of the area Planning being a weeks camping ex- Society's spaying program by Savings Bond. perience at Camp Rock Enon. sponsoring a spaying clinic. A In addition, McDonald's Commission will be the featured Tickets are being sold at $1.50 report of the activities in regard Restaurantwlll give a dinner for for adults, 2 children can use the to dogs of the County Dog the family of the first baby born ticket to enter the show at the Warden will be presented, on Mother's Day, $1:50 rate. All members are urged to The Shenandoah Area Couocil, attend the meeting an d others Afpns Presented Boy Scouts of America is a interested in animal problems )articipating agency of the are always welcome. United Givers Fund of Jefferson Fine Arts Group Hardy Reunion Set June 4th speaker of the meeting. LIBRARY AWARENESS DAY Come visit Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library on Tuesday, May 16. Post Home. The descendants of William service to his or her country, is asked to call the Post Home and leave name and address of Gold Star Mothers or mail them to the Beautiful Art Exhibit from Mr. Walton Stowelrs Galleries and a painting by Mrs. Diane The Jefferson High Fine Adshire will be on display all. Association recently presented day. afghans to Edith Hostler and 7:00-9:00 p.m., Open House. Tammy Harner. The Band Talk and Slide demonstration Parents, Mrs. Vaughn and Mrs. Walton "Skip" Stowell. Griest, donated the afghans to $20 billion waste on auto repairs charged. Also discussed was another and Sarah Hardy will hold their give to some lucky patron dinner to be held on Sunday, ! sixth annual reunion on June.4, donating to the Tag Day h eld in May 21 from 2 until 6 p.m.,, the at 12:30 p.m. at Morgan's Grove connection with the fund-raising menu will he turkey, dressing Park in Shepherdstown. drive for the band's trip to and mashed potatoes. This year's reunion is in honor Disney World. Refreshments were served by, of Mrs. Greta Hardy, wife of the Margaret North and Fleet Writt. 'late Win. H. Hardy, and Mrs. The next meeting will be held Florence B. Hardy, wife of the May 15at 7:30 p.m. late Clarence E. Hardy. Hostesses for this year will be Mrs. Donald A. Hardy, St., of High School Band Sunday. Mr.' and visited their and Mrs. Ellicott Mr. and Methodist The 50th Anniversary Scout Show of the Shenandoah Area Council has been announced by I chairman Richard Whiting of  Martinsburg, to be held on May 20-21 at the West Virginia Air National Guard facilities at Martinsburg. Some 5,000 Scouts, leaders, and visitors are expected for the two day Scouting in Acting event. Over 70 different Scout unit demonstrations will highlight the exhibit hall in the Air National Guard Hangar. Special stage show presen- tations will include Indian Dancing, Vocal and Musical groups and a Magic Show. Outside entertainment will include a bike rodeo, pioneering VI:W Auxiliary Installs Officers The feature of the regular meeting of the Auxiliary of Jefferson CountyMemorial Post No. 3522, Veterans of Foreign Wars, was the installation of newly elected officers. Mrs. Beverl]/Jones, president of the Auxiliary, presided for the meeting with Mrs. Jerry Mong of Martinsburg Post 896, VFW Auxiliary, in charge of the in- stallation ceremony. Mrs. Mong is a past-president of the State Auxilary. Also assisting Mrs. Mong was Mrs. Eleanor Stewart, of the Martinsburg  Post. The Auxiliary discussed the District meeting held Sunday at Petersburg. Also discussed was a dinner to be held in behalf of Gold Star Mothers with presiding officer Fleet Writt. Anyone knowing a mother whose son or daughter was killed in To Perform At JHS Mountaineer 4-H Club Has Meeting Blue Ridge Acres, and Mrs. Alex The Mountaineer 4-H Club had J. Hough, of Kearneysville, its monthly meethlg on Wedn- daughter and daughter-in-law of hesday April 19, at the home of the-late Charles H. Hardy, of Mrs. Linda Johnson. Ransom The meeting began with the 4- Those attending are asked to H song and pledge, both being Special For M Pan Fried Chicken Pork Tenderloin Choice of 2 Veget hOt rolls, dessert The Morgantown High School Symphonic and Stage Bands will bring a picnic lunch. The reunion led by President Corina Howl. perform a free concert at Jef- will he held rain or shine as there i The 4-H Club members then l worked on their Mother's Day ferson High tonight at S p.m. is a covered pavilion for use at [ presents and then discmised an Majorettes and dancers from the park. i upcoming bake sale on May 13. Morgantown High will ac- company the 14S-member bands [ For a fund.raising project on under the direction of Mike Senate approves" package I April 16th, the 4-11ers moved 15 Roberts. of farm-relief bills. I tons of rock and gravel for Dr. FREE flowers for Compliments of And JEFI Route 9, Charles