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SPIRITOF JEFFERSONFarmer's ADVOCATE 15 THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1978 Connie Good, Mr. Reiter Sandra S. Padgett Is Bride In Lutheran Church of Charles[ lid Mr. Dana] Reiter of[ .t in Charles I vows April 15, at St. Thomas Rev. Richard E. the ceremony. the daughter of of O'Bannon of Charles Town, were bridesmaids. Their gowns were styled identical to that of the honor attendant. Miss Good's dress was dusty rose, and Mrs. O'Bannon's light green. All three attendants carried nosegays of assorted spring flowers. Mr. Richard Reiter of Charles Town, served as best man for his son. Ushers were Mr. Daniel Noland and Mr. Jeffrey O'Bannon of Charles Town. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Thompson chose a deep pink knit gown with chiffon sleeves. Mrs. Reiter wore a light pink knit gown with matching jacket. To complement their dresses, both mothers wore corsages of white sweetheart roses. A reception was held at the John's Restaurant in Ranson after the ceremony. Mter a wedding trip to Nags Head, N. C., the couple will reside at Fritts Apts., Charles Town. Mrs. Reiter is a graduate of Charles Town High School and is employed by Perkins En- terprises at Middleway. Mr. Reiter is a graduate of Jefferson High School and is employed by Firestone Facilities in Waterford, Va. Va. The son of Mr. and rd A. of narriage by her bride wore a full empire styled train. Lace the gown the full length and neckline. also was trim- Same lace and she bouquet of pink breath. N. Winchester, of honor. She empire styled with a at the waist. The trimmed with at the V- of the sleeves. Good of Baton and Deborah Gilbert to, Calif., their 50th Iry. They Md., trip in r. and Mrs. Jackson) who in  ughters, L and Pat .and a n, Schaefer, 50th Annivemry attendance Of many family members from Baltimore. They have 11 grandchildren. Gilbert's sister is Mrs. Richard Brockman, "Mary Anna", formerly of Charles Town, now of Waynesboro, Pa., and his brother is James Cieve Barren, formerly of Charles Town and now of Baltmore. He also has an aunt, Mrs. Corn Welsh, of Charles Town and many other cousins and :relatives in Charles Town. Each year when he comes East for a visit he looks forward to visiting his hometown, seeing friends and family. by the 2O SOCIAL-CLv B PERSONAL PHONE: 725-2046 or 725-2047 .'/ CTHS Class of 1928 Has First Reunion COUntry and Of Darryl L. Roy May 6th The Charles Town High School Class of 1928 held its first reunion on May 13th at the Cliffside Restaurant in Harpers Ferry. A total of 18 members were in the class with ten present for the reunion. Six are deceased. Class members and guests totaled 17 for the event. Many of the class members had not seen each other for 50 years. The couple traveling the most miles to the reunion was Melvin Payne and his wife, Lee, from Port Charlotte, Fla. Dr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Trussell entertained the group at an open house at Hunting Hill prior to the reunion dinner. Members of the class shown above, from left to right, are James Snyder, Eleanor (Moler) Carter, Dr. Wm. Trussell, Margaret (Rissler) Skinner, Frances (Tabb) Smith, William (Bill) Davis, Jessie (Furr) Kelley, Melvin Payne, May (Webster) Crabbe and Georgiana Glasscock. PERSONALS Miss Mary Magaha had as house guest for two weeks her cousin, Mr. Ernest MaGaha from Fresno, Calif. While here he attended the Magaha reunion and visited other relatives. Miss Zohlmann Is Named Ideal Miss rockets. His sculptures are displayed in our state parks throughout the land. The examples of his works on slides were outstanding. The meeting ended with a social hour. Cheeseburgers, pie and coffee were served. The next meeting will be on June 8, at 10 a.m., with music as On Saturday evening, May 6, at 7:00 o'clock, Sandra S. Padgett and Darryl L. Roy were united in marrmge by Rev. Robert R. bell. The doube ring candlelight ceremony took place the Grace Baptist Church, Shenandoah Junction. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Padgett, Shenandoah Junction. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Roy, Berryville, Va. The bride, given in marriage by her parents, wore h lovely traditional formal length gown of white organza over taffeta. The sheer yoke was delicately trimmed with rayon Venice lace, the sleeves were sheer with snap-closure cuffs. She wore a matching camelot-style head- piece and carried a bouquet of blue carnations, daisies and baby's breath. Connie Padgett, sister of the bride, attended as maid of Mr. Lyle Wheeler, Los Angeles, Calif., visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams, and attended the Magaha reunion. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Falconer Smith were Mrs. Frank Nansing, an old Bethesda, Md., neighbor and her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Kranow of Hammond, Indiana, and Mrs. A. K. Nippert and Ms. Beatriz Lorenzo of New Orleans, Louisiana. All were impressed with the lovely farm and orchard lands and the many homes of members of the Washington family that are still lived in and beautifully main- tained. Ms. Lorenzo, a native of Argentina, said, "I thought you really did tear everything old down and build all new houses now I see someplaces that are old and beautiful". Present guests of the Smith's are Mr. and Mrs. Graham Smith of Butte, Montana, Mr. Smith's brother and wife. In mid-May, another old family friend, Mrs. Dew Drukker of Lake Wales Fla., and Christmas Cove, Maine, will he visiting the Smiths. A dinner will be given in honor of their guests at Cliffside , Lounge by Mr. and Mrs. Smith so that they can meet the Opera House friends since Mr. Smith was a violinist and teacher of violin and Mrs. Drukker, a talented opera singer in Boston and New York. They are all much interested in this project that Charles Town has un- dertaken and wish much suc- cess. Who knows, they may have some ideas to pass along, Recent visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Ed Magaha and family were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Morgan and children, Elizabethtown, N.Y. They also attended the Magaha reunion. Bddge Winners in Charles Town Game Seven pairs won ACBL Master Points at the duplicate bridge game last Wednesday at the Shields as caller and the foot- Charles Town Civic Center. stomping music of the Hooker Holler Symphony; or the lively but relaxing evening of piano, flute and voice performed by artists from the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music at Coolfont's stately Manor House mansion beginning at 8:30 p.m. The all-day country fair is a short drive away, outside Berkeley Springs. The ad- mission charge for the festival, and for swimming, fishing, hiking and other Coolfont ac- tivities, is $1.00 for adults, and 50 cents for children. First North-South were Judy Moler-Sharland Trotter, Ace Hase-Gene - Diamond took second, and Jenny McFarland- Ginny Allen tied for third with Barbara Wheeler-Memo Delarosa. Jane and Bill McFarland finished first East-West; Fred Mayer-John Allen were second and Bernice Diamond-Mary Calafiuro finished third. The game starts at 7:45 and John Allen is the director. the theme and local musicians honor. Bridesmaids were Diana " as the talent. Ferrell, cousin of the bride, and Charlotte Patgett, sister-in-law. Confederate Vets' All medea colorful picture in matching polyester spring Sons Meeting Set gowns Toby Bline was flower girl. May 23rd Jimmy PadgetL nephew of the Tmdv_u__a., bride and Steven Myers, cousin of the bride, .were ring hearers. The monthly dinner meeting of Ricky Myers and David Ferrell, the Henry Kyd Douglas Camp, also cousins, were junior ushers Sons of Confederate Veterans will be held on Tuesday, May 23, lighting the candles. The groom wore his formal at 7 p.m. at the Methodist military attire. He chose Kevin Church Hall in Kabletown. Jones, Berryville, Va., as his Host members are Joe best man. Ushers were Frank TINA ZOHLMANN Christian, Jr., Charles D. Bayer, Manuel, a friend, and Jim Miss Tina Zohlmann, 15, the ,Mike Bayer, John W. Hendricks, Padgett, brother of the bride. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jr., Craig W. Kastle, Henry W. The bride's mother wore a William T. Zohlmann, Hun- Morrow, Thornton T. Perry, green lace gown with matching tington Beach, Calif., was Charles F. Printz, John H. accessories. Her grandmother named "The Ideal Miss" from Rissler and Charles H. Strider, wore a peach gown. In absence among 30 entries in the 13-15 age Jr.  of his mother, the groom's sister group on April 16 at the Fountain Valley Community Center there, wore a lovely pastel gown. 00oote0000a.00. ,ram Magaha Family .o00or00. Cam0000., throughout the California county vocalist, accompanied by Mrs. with the girls competing in three Reunion Held Inger Garrison, sang "The categories, talent, sportswear Lord's Prayer" as the bride and and evening wear. Most danced, but Tina played "Raindrops On April 30th Keep Falling" on her clarinet. A, tudent at Huntington High, she plays in both the marching and concert bands. As winner of the contest, she won a week's trip to Palm Springs in July where she will participate in the state competition. Her mother is the former Frances Lee Carroll, of Ranson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Carroll, 104 S. Reyman Street. Special Guest Is Heard at AARP Meeting The members of Chapter 799 d the AARP had a special guest at their May 11th meeting at the Fellowship Hall of the Asbury U.M. Church. After  the business meeting conducted by President Nell Glarer, a tribute to mothers, and reports, John Segreen was in- traduced. Segreen has been with the National Park Servicefor more than 20 years as director of Design and Fine Arts Division. He was born in London, his I parents being antique dealers, educated in Rotterdam and the Beaux Arts College in New York. He has decorated the Waldorf Astroia in New York and is responsible for the ornamental work on Banks and Churches throughout New York City. He has designed mast heads for ships and nose cones for The annual Magaha family reunion was held at the Clarke County Fair Grounds on April 30, at 12:30 with 178 persons in at- tendance. A bountiful meal of fried chicken and roast beef was enjoyed by everyone. After the meal the afternoon was filled with games for the small children and horseshoes, baseball and volleyball for anyone wanting to participate. The following persons received gifts for different categories: Mr. Ernest Magaha, 84 years of age as the oldest person present; Katarina Morgan, 7-month-old grand- daughter of Mr. Lyle Wheeler groom knelt before the altar. Those attending at the reception were Janice Myers, at the cake; Joyce Ferrell, at the punch bowl; Cindy Kemp, at the gift table; Joan Ryman, at the guest book; and Mrs. Robert Campbell and daughter Cheryl, as floating hostesses. OES Chapter Sets Supper on May 23 There will be a covered dish supper for all members of the Charles Town Chapter No. 128, Order of Eastern Star on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. N. Clark Furr. All members of Chapter 128 are cordially..invited and may obtain more information by contacting the Worthy Matron at 725-5042. Miss hhaugh, Mr. Helmick Betrothed MISS ASHBAUGH Announcement has been made by Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Ash- haugh of the engagement of their daughter, Vanessa Jean, to Guy I Robert Helmick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Helmick, of Route 1, Kearneysville. An August wedding is being planned. Miss Hoffman, Mr. Craig Are Enpged Dr. and Mrs. Glenn L. Haft- man, formerly of Leetown, and currently residing in Stuttgart, Arkansas, announce the engagement of their daughter REbecca, to Todd Craig, son of 'Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Craig, of Newark, N.Y. Miss .Hoffman, a graduate of Jefferson High School, is a junior at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Mr. Craig, a graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo, is currently studying for his Ph.D. in chemistry at Wesleyan. No date has been set for the wedding. Rummage Sale Set Engle United Methodist Church will have a rummage sale on Saturday, May 28th, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Friendship Fire Hall, Harpers Ferry. - .,.......,.,,,., ........ ,., ........... %. ,., ., ... ,.,.,., ..... , ...... , . , %, ..,. . - .:......................................................................................................................`.`....: >:. EVERMAN I! ,ouse ili! :, "-. CHARS TOWn, W. YR. 2S414 :.i :i --.-- PHONe (304)725-2198 i i! BIBLE SCHOOL !i !i!CRAFT WORK SHOPIil iiil SUNDAY, MAY 21st. i I ii..A 00o.o ====================== :::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Attention insulin user! EVERYDAY DISCOUNT INSULIN PRICES and the late Mrs. Eunice Magaha Wheeler, as the Sd , youngest; Mr. andMrs. Gilbert U- 100 ,, 99 Frye, married for 51 years, was the couple married the longest; the newlyweds were Mr. and Mrs. Sam Taylor, having been married 10 months; Mr, and Mrs. Max Braithwaite had the largest family; Mr. Lyle Wheeler and Mr. Ernest Magaha, both of California, traveled the greatest distance; little Chad McDonbald, grand- son of Mr. and Mrs. Arehie Magaha, won the door prize. Special guests of the day were Miss Peggy Alderson, Dr. Mildred Williams, Rev. JoAnn Alexander and Rev. and Mrs. Marcus Earp. Planning your work is good, but doing itis much better. SCOTT & WHITE Charles Town Pharmacy 125 W. Washington St. Charles Town, W.Vo. NEWL Y REMODELED