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1 4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, May 18, 2000 I Must Ask why She )herd College, the being spent, the college is having a campaign to raise funds from and Italy in 1544, tomatoes were only as a curiosit ill En- that "it was a quiet Sunday morning this ~own and t;h(' the! that ~A > ;! !ll:li(IV |r:H|ill~r ~tl'(.!i:t Oil all ~ :~,:i,w~'!-d route, The town had all ) i*(:~ ~,~! ~tiel'cll~tlltS. <)~ Jt~m~ 11, t800, the town fi~- ! r~- di ec~ed that the market be },~ii~ ~m King Street, south of Ger: **~:~ ~ ~reet and that tile building *311[1|)ll[~l{lbblJWll l I.ltllllJ lallJl ill y was prominently featured in the 1973 preparation tbr the inclusion of much of tile downtown area on the National Register of Historic Places~ This presentation is tile first of several offerings about historic structures to be offered during the ~'fit III (!5 IIt~W. Ill Itl(! proofs-k; i}t' lllt)Vill~ the t]cld (o ill t}/t! tiKhI ~:i{llatil)n, the I'tlllltill~ 1,1-~t'k w;~;.' { H'II 011|. Ft~- re.ring an ~re.t th.l li)lks used for daily ex~rcim, And ac- cording to inti)rmatio~ prv;~onted al; |hi' Iillt(' o[' t}m di~,qCiOalll't! tit)Oil|, stown Farm Market. 'Tis tile sea- son to begin the journey toward fresh fruited salads, sandwiches, salsa, and other tasty concoctions. Store-bought tomatoes provide the visual image of the tomato. If allowed to ripen in a sunny win- dow after purchase, we can almost imagine that summer treat. But IIl~o~ lI ~,~llllI1 llllllIllly {{I.llblll "Jim Comstock published "West Virginia's 200 Years," a salute to tim bicentennial, in newspaper style in 1976. "rim following are lilts and pieces whict~ he included about the history of Mother's Day. Under the 1907 headline, "Graft.on Woman ()bserves 'Moth- for a national observanCe~ I0 of that year, l'his vea~"~ lq'e:dden( Wilson t,rocl~[~ nalionally." And under tlw 1{)44 t~I ' her[ "Nol)()dV s Mot '.I, Everybody's- Blind loss," we find that "