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20 SPIRITOF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1978 I I Member FDIC ] I , , ] Amencan Dame sma Y Betty Aliucci. Chris Perrone and IIiIIILIdUIUII /U Margaret McCullen are also ,h . P n- assisting with the behind the uegm June 3 rW Opening Here Tonight scene duties. Robert Angel is the -- director of set design. PS Summer School The current production of At Old Opera "The American Dame" is a Summer school at Potomac return performance of the play. State College will begin with "The American Dame" was the registration on Monday, June 5. last play of the summer 1975 The first term will run through season. That production was Friday, July 7. Thirteen credit done in the intimacy of the courses and a Special study Tommy James Workshop. The skills program will be offered NEAL RAND/LL then dramatize the theme by acting out various skits and portraying historical per. sonalities. The cast of "The American Dame", Neal Randall, Dottle Perks, Alice du Ceilier Sparling, Catherine Dailey and Mark Dailey, will depend heavily on the crew in this production. Handling the lighting duties will be Norm Snyder and Mary DOTTLE PERKS AND "The American Dame'! opens tonight at 8:30 p.m, at the Old Opera House in Charles Town. "The American Dame" is a bitter-sweet play about woman's, especially the American woman's, struggle for parity with men. "The American Dame" is a play-out in three parts. A play-out is a presen- tatinn where the actors an- nounce the theme of the play and NOTICE! Effective May 1, Our Office And Our Plant Will Be Closed All-Day, On SATURDAY The New Office Hours Will Be: 9a.m .... 4 p.m. Monday thre Friday Plant Hours: 7:30 a.m .... 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday Also Our One Percent (1%) Discount Allowance will be carried over until Monday if the deadline falls on Satur- day. COMMUNITY OIL CO., Inc. TELEPHONE: 725- 7021 APRIL 20 - 5T current production, the last play of the 1977-78 civic season, will he held on the proseenium stage of the Old Opera House. The grandour of the stage will serve to mark this production refreshingly different. Neal Randall is well-known locally for his work at the National Park in Harpers Ferry and his portrayal of John Brown in "The Anvil" Neal was born in Malden, Mass., and is a Marine Corps Veteran. He came to this area through his work with th( park service In addition to "The Anvil" and his theatre work prior to coming to this area, Neal has played the viUianous Pancho Pistacchio in "Pathos on the Potomac" and was the director of "Six Rooms Riv Vue" at the Old Opera House. Dottle Perks is a native of Charles Town. She received a degree in drama from West Virginia University and is currently working for the park service in Manassas, Va. In addition to "The American Dame", Dottie played Gay Wellington in "You Can't Tale It With You", along with cast members Alice Spading and Catherine Dailey and Mark Dailey, and Mary Brown in "The Anvil." Performances of "The American Dame" will be held tonight through May 20 at 8:30 p.m. and on Sunday, May 21 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $2.50 and $3.50 and are available at the Old Opera House. Annual Meeting Of Day Care Center In Shepherdstown r The annual meeting of the Shepherdstown Day Care Center will be held Tuesday, May 23, at' 7:30 p.m. at the center. Annual reports will be given and new officers will be present. The public is invited to attend. during the first semester. Three courses, each for 4 hours credit, will be offered in the area of natural sciences. General Biology 1, Fun- damentals of Chemistry 15, and Physical Science I are schluled for the first term. Each course will meet Monday through Friday with a lab on Monday through Thursday. Two courses in Algebra will be offered. Algebra 0, this course is for students who have not taken Algebra I in high school. Algebra 1 is required for admission to Potomac State. Algebra 2 is also offered during the first term. Composition and Rhetoric, the basic English 1 course required of all college freshmen will he offered during the first semester. Humanities 1, Art Appreciation 30, American Federal System (Political Science 2), Introduction to Sociology, and Western Civilizations (History 1) are also in the first term lineup. All are 3 credit hour courses. Physical Education 1, a 1 hour course required of all freshmen will also be offered. In addition to the thirteen regular courses offered, a study skills program for students who want some help getting started in college work will he offered by the Special Student Services. Students are urged to contact Mrs. Karen Ferguson, Director of Student Special Services, to pre-register for this course. A complete schedule is available from the Office of Admissions at Potomac State College. Sheep Shearing Is Demonstrated At 44t Club Meeting A sheep-shearing demon- stration by president Bill Mason was the chief project demon- stration at the May 12 meeting of Pack Horse Ford NSDAR Meet Held At Library .The May meeting of the Pack Horse Ford Chapter of NSDAR was held at Shepherdstown Public Library on May 1. Mrs. Augusta Phillips, regent, )resided. Mrs. Elizabeth King, West Virginia historian, led the rituals. She and Miss Margaret Dodge were hostesses for the evening and everyone present was given a spring plant for her garden. The beautiful centerpiece was composed of tulips, daffodils, narcissus, hyacinths, which the Middleway Climbers 4-H Club hosted by Bill and Penny Mason at their home near Summit Point. Other demonstrations were by Penny, with music and photography, and Shelley Magaha, art-hobby. An energy conservation program was given by com- mittee members. Raymond Harrell and Chip Wilson gave a slide presentation on "Pitching in for a Cleaner Community." James Harrell distributed an energy word puzzle. Jondra and Jay Wilson gave a true-false energy quiz, mostly about Solar Energy which was the club's special conservation project. Recognition was given to the County Round-Up winners: Penny Mason, piano; Chip Wilson, senior dance; Jondra and Jay Wilson, junior dance; and Jondra and Jay Wilson, visual presentation. All were blue ribbons winners and will take their acts to the area contest in Romney on June 3. Attendance was checked at the May 7 4-H Sunday; with special noting that Mrs. Bill "Phyllis" Grantham, the Climbers leader, had a special part in the program as one of the 4-H All Stars. The meeting ended with members being reminded to make "Good Grooming" posters and to attend the 4-H Field Day on May 20. Mrs. King had raised as gifts for those present. Mrs. Donald Patterson read the President General's message from the April DAR magazine and the minutes of the last meeting. Mrs. Phillips summarized a message by Ronald Regan on taxes and inflation for the National Defense Report. She also read from the Congressional Record, a report entitled "Communist Spying on the Increase" by Representative John Ashbrook, of Ohio. Jean Elliot gave the treasurer's report. Mrs. Donald Patterson then gave a report on the April DAR Continental Congress in Washington. She assisted in the preparation of the Honor Roll for chapters and attended the school luncheon where representatives of DAR- supported schools noted their progress during the last year. The Mrs.'s Byron, Reese, Phillips, Link, all attended the West Virginia luncheon. The guest of honor, Mrs. Kathleen Miller, was presented with her 50-year DAR pin. She was ac- companied by her grand- daughters, Nancy Dockhey and Kathy Gess, also active DAR members. Mrs. Jo Miller was the speaker of the evening and told of her recent Virgin Islands cruise with her daughter, Jane Smith and Ione Van Meter. They were met by Ione's son, Charles, and Bob LeBlanc in Miami before they boarded the Carnival and spent an extra week on St. Thomas, besides visiting St. John's, St. Martins and other ports. There was a general discussion of trying to have a DAR room in Rumsey Hall when it is renovated. The next meeting will he a picnic at Morgan's Grove on July 4. Refreshments were served by Mrs. King and Miss Dodge. Those present were the Ms.'s Byron, Dockeney, Dodge, Weekend Special Activities Day Care Center Mter the winter months of children kneW cancellations and complicated was the day the, arrangements, April brought a burst of special activities to the children of the Shepherdstown Day Care Center. Martha Josephs, center Board of Director's member, arrived one morning at the center with violin in hand to show the children the mechanics of making music on her in- strument. After demonstrating the range and playing procedures, she played nursery rhymes for the group to identify and then asked them to sing along. Mrs. Josephs enjoyed great popularity with the children. The Sunshine and Rainbow Rooms each made their monthly visit to the Shepherdstown Library. Mrs. Linda Miller, children's librarian, told a delightful story with flannel board figures and led the children in songs and finger- plays. Dr. Farrell Coy, associated with the Shepherd College Music Department, arranged a field trip to the music building where the center children could meet some of the instruments of the Woodwinds Family. College students played clarinets, flutes, an oboe and a saxophone. The instruments were played softly and loudly, high and low, to demonstrate basic concepts. Likenesses and differences among the instruments were discovered under the guidance of Dr. Coy. The children were even permitted to hold the in- struments. The session was drawn to a close with all the instruments playing while the children sang "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star." Dr. Coy proved to he a "pro" in Early Childhood Education. Eric Lewis announced durin music, "Today is the day." The Elliot, Farrior, Gess, Hansen, King, Link, Miller, Patterson and Phillips. would pour building site The Rainbow everything" and, building site poured David Lewis, preparations children to use smooth out the garage floor. was see the house stages of long awaited fulfilled the Fall Care and services is in The School openll sery School year-old exclusively. secured by c Monday to 5:30. Dillow Will Hold Reunion Charles Maggie Ellen held May 28, Location: the Mr. and Mrs. 95 across the turn left. drinks, For f Lester W. DilloW, i 7702. 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