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i; pied merits in agriculture. This is the Mr. Fleming who is teaching in I Q. D. Fleming Acxe second year of the program at Riv the Jackson High hool, er Falls. holds the B. S. degree f~m Tus-' For Work In NSF Program Dr. Richard J. Delorit, Dean of the School of Agriculture and Dir ector of a National Science Foun- dation Summer Institute at Wis- conson State College at Rived Falls has announced that Mr. Quince Fleming of Charles Town W. Va. has ben accepted for work in the NSF program. The Institute is designed for high school teachers of vocational agriculture and science and offers an opportunity for them to in- crease their knowledge of biology and related scientific develop- Mr. Fleming will be one of 60 students from 16 states enrolled in the program this year. The In- stitute is in two sessions with 30 students attending from June 12 through July 8 and another at- tending from July 10 through August 5. Mr. Fleming will attend the second session. The program at River Falls will be conducted under a grant of ap- proximately $40,000 from the Nat- ional Science Foundation and will include courses in Fundamental Concepts of Biology and Recent Biological Advar~ces in Agricul- tural Sciences. kegee Institute and has done ad- ditional work at Penn State and George Washington Universities. TO HOLD RUMMAGE SALE The W. S. C. S. of Camp Hill Methodist Church will hold a rum mage sale on Saturday, May 27 at the home of Mrs. McCauley's. DeGaulle voices kind words on Algerian leaders. Lisbon charges bomb plot on U. S. Embassy. U.S. scienusts find Soviet hopeful on arms talk. , ----TO THE--- | ON YOUR SPLENDID NEW QUARTERS. BANK OFC ACROSS FROM THE COURT HOUSE A Community Cornerstone Since 1871 MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ----TO THE .... NEW AND ALL MODERN IN RANSON, WEST VA. ON THE FORMAL OPENING OF THEIR NEW AND ATTRACTIVE BANK. It was our privilege to do the electrical wiring and supply electr;u al appliances for this new bank. /. LI North George Street Phone 424 Charles Town, W. Va. ! A speech and hearing clinicI wlil be conducted in Jefferson County this summer by the Soc- iety for Crippled Children and Adults. This clinic follows a lapse of two years in speech clinical work by the Society. Previously the Society had operated a part time clinic in the county, but will have a full time therapist for eight weeks beginning June 12. Miss Ann Deck- er, Cumberland, Md., a June gra- duate of Ohio University, Ath- ens, Ohio will be the therapist. Miss Decker has worked in the University speech clinic for two years and has majored in s~eech correc- tion. Miss Decker will evaluate the speech and hearing problems of those attending the clinic during the first two days of her work, scheduling those selected for reg ular clinical appearances for the remainder of the summer term. She will be able to work with a maximum of 65 to 75 children, or more often with a lesses number. Parents will be requested to bring their children so Miss Deck er may counsel with them. This is a cooperative venture of the Society for Crippled Children whose local committee chairman is Mrs. J. R. Wagner of Charles Town and the Jefferson County Schools, T. A. Lowery County Sup erintendent. For several weeks the schools have been making a list of thoSe children having speech and hear- ing problems. They will be invit- ed to attend the clinic, the locat- ions of which will be announced later. vin Fritts. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and daughter of L0udoun Heights, Va. were callers Friday evdning with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Bert ViandS. Mrs. Clyde Spearow and grand- daughter of Berkeley Springs spent several days with her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hovermale and children. I Sunday dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Viands were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley and child ren Judy Harry Jr., Bobby, Don- ald, Debbie and Rusty of Middle- way and Mr. Roland Whipp of Millville. Mrs. Edythe Jones and a friend of Martinsburg were supper SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON 4--B THURSDAY, guests on Saturday evening with The meeting was her "brother and sister-in-law Mr. der bY the pre~, and Mrs. Harry Shirley and ram- Viands. Scripture ily near Middleway. 1 thru 13 was Our deepest sympathy goes out Ruth Nichols, to the family of Leonard McDon- and salute to the ough whose untimely death came the last meeting to an end Saturday night. Leon- retary Clara Noland ard will be greatly missed by all and a report was who knew him. treasurer Katie Ranson Helpers Club To Have Covered Dish Supper The Ranson Helpers Club held their regular meeting Tuesday, May 2, with 17 members present. It was voted to dish supper at the at 6 p. m. Mrs. Ezra bell, Shepherdstown High Host Saturday To Soil Judging Contest Shepherdstown High School will be host Saturday morning for the annual Future Farmers of Am erica Tri-County soil judging con- test. Teams from Jefferson, Berkel- ey and Morgan counties will be trying for the chance to represent their chapter in the state contest to be held at Jacksons Mill. The state winner then goes on to com- pete in the International Land Judging contest held at Oklahoma city. Spencer High school represent. ed the state last year and finished 12th in a field of 48 teams. William H. Curry Soil Scien- tist, Romney, W. Va. will have charge of selecting the soils and area to be judged. Vo-Ag teachers and Soil Conservation Service per: sonnel will assist and serve as jud ges. In soil judging a hole or pit is dug to expose the soil profile. ~By examining the exposed soil to de- termine the texture, depth, eros. ion, slope and drainage it is pos- sible to make an accurate decision as to the soils capability and the most intense use to which it should be put. By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands --2 Mr.* and Mrs. John Hampton ~:and son Terry Lee of Baltimore i stopped by the latters parents for i a couple of days Saturday even- ing on their way to Elizabeth, N. C. to spend a couple of days with Johnnie's parents. Mrs. Doris Herndon and little !daughter Melody of Alexandria, Va. spent the weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Melvin I Fritts and along with her mother !she called on her cousins Mr. and Mrs. Robert Webb and family on Saturday evening in Shenandoah Junction. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Bush were callers with her mother Mrs. Wil lingham and daughter at Kear- neysville. Mrs. Virginia Whitacre of Win- chester was a caller last Sunday afternoon with her uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye. Monday callers with Mrs. Julia Viands were Mrs. Harold Penwell and Mrs. Billy Viands of the Bloomery and Mrs. George Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Popkins of Kabletown were Sunday after noon callers with Mr. and Mrs Obie Johnston and daughters Joy ce and Bonnie. Mrs. Lester Viands and sons Glenn .and Jackie of town, Mr. Harrison Tumblin of Bardane and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hovermale and children Davie and Donna of tinsburg on Wednesday night going for a check up with her doc tor. She was accompanied to Mar- tinsburg by Miss Ruby Lloyd and on Saturday Mrs. Fritts and daU ghter Mrs. Doris Herndon *and little daughter MelOdy and Miss Ruby Lloyd spent Saturday after- noon with friends in Winchester, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks of Brunswick, Md., Mr. Sylvester Frye of Bethesda, Md. and Mr. and Mrs. Sublette Chamblin of Ranson were Sunday supper guests with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and daughter Sherri of Loudoun Hei- ghts, Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hovermale and children of Jeffer son Ave. were Tuesday evening callers with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands Jr. and fam- ily near the Bloomery. Mr. and Mrs. William Dillow and daughter Tana spent the day Sunday with her mother Mrs. Mary Frye at Point of Rocks, Md. Mrs. O. Whitacre who have liv ed on the River for several years moved last week since the death of her husband she has been resid ing with her sister in Martins- burg. Mr. and Mrs. William Frye and ~on Bobby of Brunswick,Md.. were Sunday afternoon callers with their parents Mr. and Mrs, Robert Frye and son Sylvester. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands Jr. and daughters Mary and Nancy were Sunday afternoon callers with the formers parents Mr. and Mrs. Bert Viands. Mary and her cousin Judy Shirley of Middleway are spending the week with their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wright of Virginia were callers on Sunday afternoon with Mr. John Popkins and family. Mrs. Evelyn Wiles and daugh- : ter Sherri Lynn of Loudoun Hei- ghts, Va. spent the day Saturday with her sister Mrs. Betty Hover- male and family. I Mr. David Lee Henry was in Martinsburg on Saturday seeing a bout enlisting in the Navy after his graduation from the Charles Town High School this nlonth. Mr. and Mrs. John Gray and children of Leetown, Mrs. Abbie Gaynor and family of town were Sunday afternoon visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Obie Johnston anct daughters. Mrs. Lester Ott and son Michael spent the day Wednesday with her mother Mrs. James Dailey. We are very sorry to hear of the death of Mrs. Dailey's sis~er-ifi- law Mrs. Nora Staubs of Harpers: Ferry in the Charles Town Gen- eral Hospital last week. Mrs. Beulah Fritts was a caller on Tuesday evening with her mo- ther Mrs. Mary Cline near Mur- rell Hill. Glad to hear Mrs. Cline has improved enough to come back to her home after spending some time with her daughter Mrs. Roy Pulse and family at Middle- Jefferson Avenue were Wednes- way. day visitors with Mr. and Mrs. I Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Fritts of Bert Viands.I town were Friday night callers Mrs. Beulah Fritts was in Mal:- wth their son Mr. and Mrs. Mel- For ,Long Years of Success to the Beautiful and Modern . . . IN RANSON, WEST VA. ON THEIR FORMAL OPENING THIS WEEK. We are privileged to be the building- for this new bank. CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER Phone 386-W - Charles Town, W. .... TO THE .... OF THE NEw AND MODERN IN RANSON, W. VA. --.AND BEST WISHES TO--- \ From All the Officers, Dir tors and On the Opening of Their NEW and at the Friendly . . , MODERN Bank in Ranson. It was our privilege to do the Aluminum entrance, store, front. MEMBER FDIC---FED RAL RESERVE SYSTEM 45 WEST FRANKLIN STREET - REgent 9.4300 HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND