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|R SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE fHURSDAY, MAY 18, 1978 County Saves Shepherdstown From Near Sewage Shutdown Setting a precedent for Jef- ferson County government, the County Commission on Thurs.,. May 4, granted a $53,000 Shepherdstown request that enables the town to proceed with its $2.2 million sewer project. With commitment on con- struction contracts due the following day, the project would have been scrapped, or delayed for an indeterminable period if Commission had denied funding. A delegation of Shepherdstown officials, including Mayor Charles Bosley, attended the Thursday meeting and pleaded urgency in the matter. No grant opportunities were available to the town after state refusal on Tuesday of a $100,000 Com- munity Partnership Grant, ___ - _ _ - CALL 725-9408 ANYTIME-ANY DAY 2 bedrooms - wall-to-wall car- peting - full basement. New. $28.500 3 bedrooms - wall-to-wall car- poLing - attached garage. New. $32,500 3 bedrooms - 13/:; baths - full basement - split foyer. New. $37,250 3 bedrooms - Possible Apt. in full basement - I/2 Acre Lot- At- tached Garage. $42,O0O 3 bedrooms wood burning fireplace - I% Acres. $45,00 3 bedroom brick - 2 baths - full finished basement - Tuscawilla Hills. 158.000 2 bedroom house - 8 stall barn - swimming pool - 7 acres. $63,500 3 bedrooms - 2 baths - double garage - fireplace - 7 acres. $70,08o 4 bedroom home - 3 baths - S Mildred Street. t85,080 150 X 150 Lot. Blue Ridge Acres $5.500 5 acre lot - Middleway, 17,500 3 acre lot - well - Middieway. $7,500 We will build a house on your lot. Ask "Hobie" Call "HOBIE" 725-9408 "HOBIE" WILLIAMS REALTY Charles Town, W. Va, "HOBIE" CAN HELl: YOU SELl YOUR HOUSE 725.9408 Hobart O. Williams. Broker according to attorney Doug Rockwell. He added that a commitment, alone, was needed, guaranteeing that money would be available in 18 months. Bosley stated that the town is under federal mandate to build the. sewage system, which is designed to serve several areas in the Shepherdstown environs, outside municipal boundaries. He added the town council's reluctance to approach Com- mission until it was necessary. The grant was awarded, Commission President J. T. Mentzer said, because the sewage system would be available to people outside Shepherdstown boundaries, the town had exhausted all possible sources of funding, and Com- mission recognized the gravity of the situation and had legal authority to provide assistance. The unanimous decision came after Commission learned it was authorized by state law to grant, but not loan, the money requested. In other action, Commission approved a petition from Sheriff Wilt for appointment of Earl Wade Hogan as conservator of the peace in Shannondale. The approval was based on recommendation from Wilt and the Shannondale Citizen's Association, and verification by William V. White, association president. Wall's Service Station, 107 E. Liberty St., Charles Town, was awarded a bid to provide gasoline and oil for Sheriff's office vehicles. Commission also voted to notify West Virginia congressman in Washington of its opposition to the Mathias- Fisher bill. Registration for Park Swimming Team Set This Saturday Registration for the Jefferson Park Swim Team will be held Saturday, May 20, from 1:00 to 3 p.m. at the park concession stand. The registration fee will be $15 for one swimmer, $20 for two and $25 for three or more in one family. Girls and boys between the ages of 5 to 18 may join. In order to attend practice, 8- year-olds and under must he able to swim 25 yards or the length, of the pool. Nine-year- olds and older should be able to swim 50 yards. Those who cannot swim the length of the pool may sign up for a Stroke Mechanics Class being taught by Debbie Gaither on June 12-16, and June 19-23. Beginners class will be at 11:00-11:30 a.m. The class for swimmers to learn strokes and improve their strokes will be from 11:30-12 a.m. Cost will be $5 for ten half hour lessons. There will be a mimmum of five pupils to have the class. Classes will be limited to six swimmers. If you have any questions, call Mrs. Mary Reed, 535-6872. The swim coach for the summer will be Jerry Rhodes. Beware of the highly successful business man who sounds poverty- stricken in conversation. :" t  :':" !i{ , WANTED. iiii !! NEW HOMES TO BUILD i!ii ilil Addmons-"-- Carports- Garages !!ii ! TO YOUR SPECIFICATIONS !!ii i!i iii iilii Builder Contractor ilil }!i PHONE: 725-4432 iiii :!:i May4-4t-Pd. :i:i i.`:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::;::::::::::::::.::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::i BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY RANCHER ,Seeing Is Believing -- This lovely 3 bedroom frame rancher has it all. Ex-large eat-in kitchen, with new stove. refrigerator and dishwasher: formal dining room and large living room bth with hardwood floors: carpeted family room: l'/z baths; over-size 2-car garage; full walk-out unfinished basement: circular driveway. All this on spacious 3 acres. Priced at $55.000 with owner financing to qualified buyer. ACREAGE FOR SALE: 1 ac. waterfront lots: $1,000 to $6,000 some with owner financing. 2- lac. lot in John Brown Farm sub. $5,400. 2 ac. building lot in Middleway $5.800. 2 ac. lot in John Brown Farm sub. $2,495 5 ac. waterfront lot $10,555 owner financing. Come See Them Today! Call 725.4040 ROBERT B. YOUNG, JR., REALTOR NANCY BRAITHWAITE-725-3222 May 18-1t Wayside Gard  Club Holds Furnace Road, corner with'l former fence row ll00.00 feet to  7 Robert FriLLs; thence with FriLLs [ a point in the fence line with Elk g At A North 59 degrees 48' West la71.52 [ Run Estates; thence, with the feet to an iron pipe set in the [same, S. 76 degrees 06 E. 1104.00 . Meetin nders' Home existing fence line; thence North [feet to an iron pipe set in the ,,m 78 degrees 49' West 2086.19 feet [ exztng fence line; thence S. 82 m, ns.m OPEN--9:00,9:00-Sundoyh00,,.$:0O The April meeting of the Wayside Garden Club was held at the home of Mrs. William Anders with thirteen members attending. The president, Mrs. Roscoe Payne called the meeting to order with a reading from "Easter Ideals" entitled "Take a Journey of Love". The March minutes were read and treasurer's report given. Mrs. Betty Scott reported that the annual awards luncheon will be held at the Village House, Saturday, June 3, at 12:30. Reservations should be in by May 26. Wayside Garden Club is planning to have a bulb sale, and brochures for this were distributed to members. Orders must be in by July 1, and members were informed to bring in orders at the June meeting. Mrs. Payne read letters from Mrs. Martha Smith, Mrs. Marjorie McDonald, Mrs. Vesta VanMetre and Mrs. Robert Butler commending club members for their excellent work and manner in which convention activities were handled. The plant sale was the largest and most beautiful, with a great variety of unusual plants to sell. Mrs. Carl Merchant reminded members of the Jefferson County Council of Garden Clubs' luncheon scheduled for June 7th at 12:30 at the Cliffside. Mrs. James Moler presented an interesting horticulture talk on "Dutch Elm Disease". Spring is the time to spray for Elm Bark Beetles. She stated that the Chinese Elm is immune to this disease. Information concerning history of the Old Opera House was distributed by Mrs. William Anders. Mrs. Payne shared a letter which she had received from Mrs. Marjorie McDonald in which she urged all members to participate in the Golden Anniversary of garden clubs by planting gold or yellow flowers this year. Ribbons for horticulture en- tries were awarded the following members, Mrs. Carl Benton White Emperor Tulip, yellow; Miss Louise Boyd, White Em- peror Tulip, blue; Daffodil (Duke of Windsor) blue; Nar- cissus, blue; Bridal Wreath blue; Mrs. Carl Merchant Daffodil (Spring Charm), blue; Daffodil (Geranium) blue Registration For 444 Camp Is Set Starting June 19 MI 4-H club members in Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson Counties will be receiving 4-H camp registration letters during May. Tri-County 4-H Camps will be held this year open to all 4-H club members regardless of race, color or national origin beginning June 19. Tri-County Older 4-H camp will be held June 19-23 for 4- H'ers ages 14 and up as of June 1st. Tri-County Intermediate 4-H camp will be held the week of June 26-30 for 4-H club members ages 12 and 13 as of June 1st. Two weeks of Tri-County 4-H Younger Camp will be con- dueLed for 4-H club members 9, 10 and 11 the weeks of July 3-7 and July 10-14. The cost of 4-H camp will be $17.00 with a limited number of scholarships available. 4-R'ers interested in information about receiving a 4-H Camp Scholarship should contact their WVU Extenswion Office. The 4-H program is sponsored by the WVU Extension Service in cooperation with the United States Department of[ Agriculture, the Jefferson County Board of Education and the Jefferson County Com- mission. Few young men real- ize what they're doing when a sweet young thing murmurs the magical word, "Yes." GATEWAY Consfruction Co. Daffodil (Golden Dugar) blue; Daffodil (Duke of Windsor) blue; Mrs. Jack Scott, Flowering Plum, blue; Mrs. Garland Snyder, Flowering Quince, red; Mrs. Francis White, Daffodil (Mr. Hood) blue; Daffodil (King Alfred) blue; Flowering Cherry, blue; Flowering Crab, blue. The May meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. William Wheatley with Mrs. Darwin Brege as co-hostess. Mrs. Paul Miller will be guest speaker. The program will be a workshop - Using an Unusual Container. " At the close of the meeting refreshments were served by the hostess assisted by Mrs. Donald Hetzel. The Jefferson County Board of Education is accepting bids for carpet for the new Page Jackson Elementary School. Blue prints, specs, and further information may be obtained from Board of Education Office, 106 North Street, Charles Town, W. Va. Bids must be submitted on or before May 22, 1978. Secretary, Raymond H. Frazier, Jr. May 11-2t I NOTICE OF SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE By virtue of the authority vested in us by a Deed of Trust made by Harpers Ferry Caverns, Inc., to the un- dersigned Trustees, dated August 2, 1972, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jefferson Coqnty, West Virginia, in Deed Book 340, at Page 551, default having been made in th provisions of said deed of trust, and being required by the beneficiary so to do, the un- dersigned Trustees will sell at public auction, 'at thefront door of the Court House of Jefferson County, West Virginia, at Charles Town, West Virginia, on Friday, June 2, 1978, at 10 o'clock A.M., E.D.T., the following described real estate, to-wit: All that tract or parcel of real estate situate in HarpersFerry Magisterial District, Jefferson County, West Virginia, known as "Prospect Hill Farm" lying on the West side of Old Furnace Road, West Virginia, Secondary Route No. 27, and more par- ticularly described on a plat thereof made by W. Frederick Gore, dated May 8, 1972, recorded in Jefferson County Clerk's Office in Plat Book 2, Page 347, and described as follows: BEGINNING at a "PK" nail set in the centerline of the existing paving of aforesaid Old ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: .Oo, . .. i Non-Profit ii!i Organizations ::::i:: ::: No Charge :i:i !:i: :" :::: Nelson B. Robinson, Jr.' ii:: i!i 876-6041 anytime, i:i :}il 725-7175 ii:i ::i!i May 18-4t ilii to an iron pipe set at the corner of the existing fence, passing over a stone found 194.47 feet from the end thereof; thence North 21 degrees 42' 30" East 2234.42 feet to an iron pipe set at the corner of the existing fence; thence South 76 degrees 06' East 2296.80 feet to an iron pipe set in the existing fence line; thence South 82 degrees 14' East 123.95 feet to a junction fence post; thence the four following courses and distances with the outlines of a 10 acre parcel cut from the Northeast corner of "Prospect Hill Farm"; thence South 21 degrees 22' West 396.17 feet to the North gate post at the South- west corner of said 10 acre thence South 20 degrees 11' East 14.20 feet to an iron pipe set; thence South 71 degrees 15' East 829.96 feet to the South gate on the Southerly line of said 10 acre parcel, approximately 50 feet West of aforesaid Route No 27; thence South 68 degrees 45' East 68.12 feet to a "PK" nail set in the centerline of the existing paving of said Route No. 27; thence the following two courses and distances with said cen- terline; South 20 degrees 22' West 79.24 feet to a "PK" nail set; thence South 24 degrees 35' West 1928.09 feet to the place of beginning, containing a calculated area of 158.4904 acres, more or less. LESS AND EXCEPTING THEREFROM all that certain tract or parcel of real estate conveyed by Harpers Ferry Caverns, Inc., to Dixie D. Kilham by deed dated October 13, 1976, recorded in the aforesaid Clerk's Office in Deed Book 414, at Page 368, and described therein as follows: BEGINNING at a "PK" nail set in the center line of the existing paving of West Virginia Secondary Route No. 27, corner with Robert FriLLs; thence with Fritts, N. 59 degrees 48' W. 1,171.52 feet to an iron pipe set in the existing fence line; thence N. 78 degrees 49' W. 470 feet, a new corner with Harpers Ferry Caverns, Incorporated, in the line of Fritts; thence by new lines with Harpers Ferry Caverns, Incorporated, the following three courses and distances: N. 07 degrees 50' 20" E. crossing an improved roadway 1,040.00 feet to a point in a former fence row, N. 71 degrees 18' 48" W. 160 feet to a point in the improved roadway, and, N, 21 degrees 48' 11" E. by a ANTIETAM HARPERS FERRY 3 ACRE MINI FARMETTE Older 2 story, village of Bakerton, 15 mins. to Amtrak, owner will help finance. Room for garden and pony ! $42,900! Go Rural. Call 301-432-5454 MACHAT REALTY Inc. Boonsboro, t1. By appt. May 11-4t TRO HIES BY BILLER - EVANS TROPHY CO. (Evans Market) RFD 1 Box 176T Chades Town, W. Va. 304-725-9642 NEAR THE BLOOMERY BRIDGE LARGE SELECTION IN STOCK April 27-4t ASPHALT PAVING DRIVEWAYS ,.,,.o,o. ITY HOUSE, INC., ROADS KEYSTONE HOM ES, THE "CADILLAC" OF MODULAR HOMES, CALL EXCAVATING & GRADING WATER- SEWER UNES COMPLETE SUBDIVISIONS BUILT 3O4.725,76O4 CIm'lo$ Town, W. Vo. " Mar. 31-tf- DONALD R. WEAN, REALTOR 725,8200 May 4-tf. degrees 14' E. 123.95 feet to a junction fence post; thence with the four .following courses and distances with the outlines of a 10 acre parcel cut from the northeast corner of "Prospect Hill Farm", S. 21 degrees 22' W. 396.17 feet to the north gate post. at the southwest corner of said 10 acre parcel, S. 20 degrees 11' E. 14.20 feet to an iron pipe set; S. 71 degrees 15' E. 829.96 feet to the south gate post on the southerly line of said 10 acre parcel, approximate 50 feet west of the aforesaid Route No. 27, and, S. 68 degrees 45' E. 68.12 feet to a "PK" nail set in the cente rline of the existing paving of said Route No. 27; thence the following two courses and distances with said centerline: S. 20 degrees 22' W. 79.24 feet to a "PK" nail set and S. 24 degrees 35' W. 1,928.09 feet to the place of beginning, containing 91.681 acres. The sale will be subject to covenants and easements of record and to the lien of all real estate taxes due thereon. TERMS OF SALE: One Third cash on day of sale, including deposit of Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) Dollars cash or certified check on day of sale with the balance of the one-third less deposit due at closing within twenty days of sale, with two thirds balance in two equal annual installments payable one and two years, respectively, after date, plus interest at 8 percent per annum, payable semi-annually, secured by a deed of trust upon the property sold, and an assignment of fire insurance in a reasonable amount upon the improvements thereon withthe privilege to the purchaser of paying all cash on the day of sale or increasing the cash payment on the day of sale above one third. John C. Skinner, Jr. F. Dean Nichols, Trustees May ll-4t MASTERS & SON FLOOR SANDING AND REFINISHING" 267-8125 or 267-2172 Nov. 3-E.O.W. ALUMINUM SIDING REMODELING PAINTING WORK PHONE: 725- 6113 Charles Town, W. Va: ll-ff $ $ SELLERS S $ VANMATER REAL ESTATE HAS AVAILABLE FOR HC 1,000,000.00 ONE MILLION DC FOR QUALIFIED BUYERS ON QUALIFIED HOMES FOR 25 YEARS CALL FOR REAL ESTATE FOR Charles Town--Large three story bric George St. Suitable for a single family converted to three or more partments. Charles Town-- 3 bedrm, aluminum siding and L liv. rm. w-fireplace; lg. eat-in kit. w-a rm w-appliances; bath; elec. heat; outside storage buildings. MOBILE HOME MOVING RANKIN MOBILE HOMES ROUTE 9 Berkeley Springs, W.Va. 754 - 3209 March 30 - TF i Charles Town Area -- I00 yr. old frame hOUSe restored on 4 acres - Liv. rm. w-fire] fireplace; eat-in kit.; library ; office; 4 finished basement w-fireplace and wet elec. heat; glass enclosed porch deck; On 'these & Other Listin E. L. McDonald, Jr. 304.725-731 PATKERCHEVAL HARVEY KERCHEVAL L.B. ATHEY,-.Broker Harpers Ferry 535-2222 169 Harpers Ferry W. Farms and Acl Develo Recreatian. Cornmerl. industrl .lAMES R. McREYNOLDS-Sr0ker Charles Town 725-, Box 289 Charles Town W. BATTER UP! Here comes the pitch - super clean 3-bedroom home Leetown - it's a hit with equipped kitchen, fireplace, area- run for the home of your life. Asking $45,500.00.