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6 i SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1978 DEATHS... FUNERALS Race Driver Killed At Summit Raceway A 62-year'old Silver Spring, Md., man was killed Sunday when the .car in which he was racing at the Summit Point Speedway went out of control and turned over several times. According to Jefferson County State. Police, the victim was identified as Thomas Shaffer, who was driving a 1967-model Datsun during one of Sunday's races at the speedway. Authorities said that the Datsun may have bumped another vehicle after coming out of a turn, with Shaffer losing control of the vehicle going into a straight-away. The car began to turn over,. with the roll bar unable to take the punishment of the situation, and finally collapsing and .crushing Shaffer under the 'weight of the vehicle. Shaffer was pinned in the wreckage and had to be ex- tricated by track officials. He was then taken by Hedgesville Volunteer Ambulance to Win- chester, Va., Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Tle mishap occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday, with authorities placing damage to the vehicle at about $2,00. SAMUEL L. GROVE Funeral services were held this morning, Thursday, from the Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, for Samuel Lee Grove, 55, a resident of 556 N. Queen Street, Martinsburg, who died Monday morning in' King's Daughters Hospital in Mar- tinsburg, following an extended illness. The Rev. Lester Myers officiated with interment made in Rosedale Cemetery. Bern in Jefferson County, November 22, 1922, he was a son of the late James A. and Lucy Bell Waters Grove. He was a farm worker, last employed with National Fruit Product Com- pany, and a member of the Pentecostal Church. Mr. Grove is survived by his wife, Gertrude Barron Grove whom he married July 9, 1950; three brothers, David A. Grove Shenandoah Junction; Johnny Grove, Kearneysville, and. James A. Grove, Jr., Charles Town; a sister, Mrs. Kenneth "Lucy" Mauck, Shepherdstown, nieces and nephews. DAVID CLIPP Services were held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg, by the Rev. Donald L. Johnson, for David Washington Clipp, 74, a resident of Route 4, near Martinsburg, who died Sunday at his home. Burial was made in the Masonic Cemetery at Middleway. Bern in Frederick County, Md., he was a son of the late David and Ida Huff Clipp. He was a member of Leetown Baptist Church and was em- ployed with the former Standard Limestone Co., retiring in 1967. He is survived by his wife, Edith Light Clipp; five sons, William D. Clipp, of Mar- tinsburg; Oscar W. Clipp, with '/hat a Beauty!" the Air Force in California David Clipp, Joseph Clipp and Michael Clipp, all of Bunker Hill; two sisters, Mrs. Virgie Forsyth, Mrs. Mary Coakley, both of Williamsport, Md.; one brother, Roy Clipp, of Hager- stown, Md.; four grandchildren and one great.grandchild. MRS. LOUISE E. LEE A funeral service was con- ducted Sunday at 2 p.m. from the John H. Enders Funeral Home in Berryville, Va., by the Rev. Darryl Maxwell, for Mrs. Louise Elizabeth Lee, 8, a resident of 217 W. Main Street, Berryville, who died Friday in a Winchester Nursing Home. Burial was made in Green Hill Cemetery in Berryville. Mrs. Lee was born June 15, 1890, at Bluemont, a daughter of the late John and Frffnces Lloyd. She was a member of the Berryville Baptist Cburch. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Heldn Pierce, of Alexandria; Mrs. Dorothy Whitmire, of Annapolis, Md.; Mrs. Pauline Clemons, of Berryville; Mrs. Peggy Syring, of Marietta, Ga.; Mrs. Louise Simmons, of Homestead, Fla.; grandchildren, and one brother, the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Raymond Stotler of Charles Town. Two brothers and two sisters preceded her/ MRS. CATHERINE SARGENT A funeral Mass was held Thursday, May 18, at I0 a.m., from Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Winchester, by the ROy. Father John J. Munley, for Mrs. Catherine P. Sargent, 49, of 709 Butler Avenue, Winchester, Va., who died Tuesday, May 16, in Winchester Memorial Hospital. Burial was made in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Active bearers were: James J. Lantz, James C. Sirbaugh, Robert L. Yancey, Carl R. Funkhouser, William J. Sargent and Charles Settle. Honorary bearers were: Michael Funkhouser, George Orndorff and Pray Bond. A Rosary was said Wed- nesday night, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home by the Rev. Mr. Munley and a short service was conducted thereafter by Mrs. Ruth Stotler. Mrs. Sargent was born April 18, 1929, in Frederick County, a WILLIAMS RITES with pastor Fred Services for Robert Wesley Smith officiating, lntermentwas Williams, of 227 East King in Green Hill Cemetery in Street, Strasburg, Va., were Berryville, Va. conducted Thursday by the Rev. Jay M. Hanke from the MARGARET R. GOOD Strasburg Methodist Church Margaret Ruth Good, of with interment in Rosedale Prospect and Church stzeets in Cemetery in Martinsburg. Shepherdstown, died May 21st in Bearers were Ernest Houser, Washington County, Md., Jr., Calvin Hoffmaster, Earl Hospital. Williams, John Williams, James Born January 19, 1922, in Williams and Luther Robinson. Elmwoed, Nebraska, she was Jr. the daughter of James Burrell Honorary bearers were Bill Goedridge and Nell dge. Williams, Richard Williams, A teacher, Mrs. Good was Thomas Williams, Bobby employed at Willlamsport, Md., Cameron, Thomas Cameron, High School. She was a member John Robinson, Johnny Mayhew of the Shepherdstown and Johnny Williams. Presbyterian Church. The services were largely Surviving are her husband attended. Nell G. Good, at the home; mother, Nell G. Goodridge, CRAIGHILLS.BURKS Lincoln, Nebraska; two Craighill S. Burks, 56, whose ch!Idren, Stephen C. Good parents, now deceased, formerly Baltimore, Md.; Miss Syble resided in Shepherdstown, died JeanGond, atthehome; andtwo last Thursday aboard a corn- sisters, Mrs. Martha Man- mercia] airliner enroute from chester, Lincoln, Nebraska, and Miami to Los Angeles, the result Mrs. Beatrice White, Boston, of an apparent heart attack. Mass. Mr. Burks was a principal and daughter of the late Paul W. and Graveside services were held administrator in the Fairfax Elvie Dove Snyder. at 9:30 a.m. at Elmwood County Public Schools for more She had been employed at the Cemtery on Wednesday, May 24, than 20 years. O'Sullivan Corp., as a shipping with memorial services at From 1971 until his death, Mr. controller. She wasa member of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Burks was dean of faculty at the Auxiliary of Front Royal Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ransom-Everglades, a private Moose Club; a member of the Randall Tremba officiating, high school in Miami, Fla., Auxiliary of the VFW of In lieu of flowers, the family where he also taught American Stephens City Post and a suggests that memorial studies. member of the Sacred Heart remembrances take the form of Bern in Berryville, Va., and Catholic Chruch. donations to the American educated in elementary and Surviving are five sons, Gary Cancer Society and the secondary schools there, he A. Sargent, of Keyser; Patrick Shepherdstown Public Library. attended Hampden-Sydney A. Sargent, Timothy J. Sargent, The Melvin T. Strider Colonial College where he graduated John S. Sargent, Jr., and Jerry Funeral Home was in charge of summa cure lande while earning M. Sargent, of Winchester; the arrangements, a bachelor's degree in biology following brothers and sisters, - and mathematics. He earned a Mrs. Hilda Belford and Paul F. master's degree in education at Snyder of Winchester, Mrs. Ida MISS GRA& E. FRY George Washington University. May Shanholtz of Kearneysville, During World War II, he Miss Grace Elizabeth Fry, 73, and Mrs. Rose O. Stine, of of 309 N. Lawrence St., Charles served in the Army in the China- Stephens City and five grand- Town, died May 18 in Jefferson Burma-India theater. children. Memorial Hospital. He had been a member of Bern November 20, 1904, in Truro Episcopal Church in FRANKLIN E. RING Rippon, she was the daughter of Fairfax, Va. Franklin Eugene Ring, 44, of Surviving are his wife, Mary Jacob E. Fry and Mary Belle Route 1, Middleway, was Redeffer. Miss Fry was retired Joyce, a daughter, Rebekah, and nome; four children, Mrs. Debra ' Grey, Harpers Ferry; Mrs. Sandra Higgs, Charles Town; Marlyn Dale Grove, Baltimore; Charles H. Longerbeam, at the home; six grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Vanessa Everhart, Mrs. Hilda Piper, Mrs. Thelma Cogle and Mrs. Beatrice Everbart, all of Silver Grove; and one brother, Floyd Grove, Silver Grove. Services were held Friday, May 19, at 2 p.m., from the Silver Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil officiating. Interment was in Silver Grove Cemetery. The Eackles Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. pronounced dead on arrival at from the Perfection Garment a son, Timothy C., all at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital on Company, where she worked for home in Miami; another May 20. 12 years, and was a member of daughter, Clary, ofMiami, anda Bern June 4, 1933, in Mid- the Charles Town Presbyterian brother, Harry H., Jr., of dleway, he was the son oIStanley Church. Vienna, Va. L. Ring and Myrtle Johnson. He Her only survivors include a worked in the machine shop at sister, Miss Mamie Fry, 309 N. MRS. E. LONGERBEAM Mack Truck, Inc., and was a Lawrence St.; and a brother Mary Elizabeth Longerbeam member of the Loyal Order of George Fry, of Charles Town.. 48, of Silver Grove, died May 17 Robert Lee, of Berryville; Moose, Lodge 948, of Charles in Jofferson Memorial Hospital Services were held Saturday, Linwond Lee, of Charles Town; Town, and UAW Local 171. He May 20, at 11 a.m. from the following a lengthy illness. Milton Leeand John Lee, both of served in the military during the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Bern in Silver Grove, March Winchester; one brother, John Korean Conflict. Funeral Home with the Rev. 28, 1930, she was the daughter of Lloyd, of Berryvllle; three 'Surviving are his father sisters,. Mrs. Mae Lloyd and Icy L. Ring, of Middleway; termentFred Smithwas Edge HilIIn" CharleSvirginiaAlbertwilt. Grove and Annie Mrs. Delphia Driscoll, both of his wife, Dorothy Gaynor Ring, Cemetery. An examiner of clothing for Berryville; and Mrs. Anise atthehome; two children, Mrs. McGusta Mills in Brunswick, MEMORIAL From Page 1 state offices and some county and local offices taking Tuesday as their holiday. All the county banks will be open on Monday and closed on Tuesday. Some of the local retail stores will be open on Monday and closed on Tuesday and some will beclosed on Monday and open on Tuesday, and a few will be operating both Monday and Tuesday. Shenandoah Downs race track will observe the holiday on Monday, with a big doubleheader attraction, starting with the first segment in the early afternoon and running a total of 19 races, finishing up late Monday night. In addition to the heavy program of bors racing Mon- day, there will be some Little League and Softball League action, but for the most part the softball action will come on Saturday and Sunday when two big tournaments are to be staged in which a total of 33 teams will be involved. Traffic is expected to be ex- tremely heavy into and through Jefferson County, starting Friday afternoon and carrying right on through until late Tuesday night, so State Police are urging motorists to drive with care and stay within the 55- mile speed limit. Kiwanis From Page I Achievements." The students who were honored ere: Craig Boyd, Whitney Calkins, Sandra Crawford, Alidra Creamer, Joseph Dowling, Victor Dunn, Raymond Harrell, Carol Jackson, Katherine Jurek Sterett Lee, Robin McCormick Paul Mark, SCott Mickey Ronald Mills, John Neal, Carlyla Puckett, Sandra Singleton, Va., for Mrs. Mary Ellen Kid- Cemetery. well, 73, of Route I, Paw Paw, GEORGEF.MCATEE Mrs. Fadely was horn August who diedWednesday, Mayl7, at George Franklin McAtee, 58, 2, 1882 in Mt. Jackson, a her home. The Rev. Oliver of Charles Town, died on May daughter of the late Eugene and Carywright officiated and burial 21st in City Hospital, Mar- Elizabeth Ann Crawford Jacqueline Smallwood, Tanya  Audrey Smallwood, Susan Sparks, Springfield, Charles Wall, Martin Weller, Dorothy Michele Wheeler, Catherine Timbrcok, and Whiting and Robert Wilt, Jr. Lorena Knotts, Va., were recent Mr. and Mrs. H. HARPERS FERRY BOLIVAR Shultz: Mr. Reid Geronimo help dollar. Dial 535-6528 LEGAL NOTICE Mrs, Arrah Bailey of Laurel, Md., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Mary Eackles in Bolivar. Notice is Out sympathy is extended to Shepherdstown the family of Mrs. Mary will holda Elizabeth Longerheam of Silver proposed Grove, in this time of sorrow. Mr. Reid Geronimo had a 1978, at7:30 short visit with Mrs. Mary King Street, Eackles on Sunday. The Zoning Mr. and Mrs. Albert Elsea contained in the atten(led the birthday party last zoning Monday of the son of Mr. and Council by the Mrs. Calvin Shepherd in Planning Lovettsville, Md. comprehensive : The Women's Club of the dinance for the Harpers Ferry District held their annual banquet at the land uses, Ciiffside Restaurant last off-street Thursday. architectural Guest speaker at Camp Hill other regulationS Wesley and Bethesda U.M. A Churches on Sunday, was Dr. Ordinance Larry Stookey from Rockville, examination Md: Dr. Stookey is a teacher at Shepherdstown, Wesley Theological Seminary in office hours. Washington, D.C. and objections Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kern from Ordinance may Silver Spring, Md., were visitors Town Recordet" in the Harpers Ferry area on public Sunday.  as well Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rowland hearing. and sons and Michael Brown The Town from Brunswick, Md., visited tinue the public: Mrs. Mattie Singhas last Friday. Zoning Mr. G. B. Dinkle is still a necessary. patient in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Nora Wagner and Mrs. May 25-2t THANK YOU ...... To all those who voted fol the May 9 Primary E cerely appreciate both the you gave me and your vote Democratic Executive tee, Kabletown District. Charles D. "Bill" Kelly, of Charles Town; 18 Danny (Joslyn) Noland, Charles Md., she was a memhor of Silver grandchildren and 30 great- Town; Franklin E. Ring, Jr., at MRS. THOMAS FADELY Grove United Methodist Church, grandchildren. Her husband, the home; and one brother, A funeral service was con- Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Taylor Lee, preceded her in Harry L. Ring, Newark, Del. ducted Thursday May 18 at 3 Department Auxiliary and the death. Services were held Tuesday, p.m. from the Dellinger Funeral United Methodist Church May 23, at 2 p.m., from the Chapel, in Mt. Jackson, Va., who Harmony Notes Radio Ministry. MRS. EDWARD F. Melvin T. Strider Colonial died Tuesday morning in She was also a teacher in the KIDWELL Funeral Home with the Rev. Shenandoah County, Va., Sunday Schonl of her church and A funeral service was held Richard Neal officiating. In- Memorial Hospital. The ROy. S. was a lay speaker. Friday at 2 p.m. from the McKee terment was in Rosedale W. T. Hedrick, officiated and Surviving are her husband, NOTICE! Funeral Home in Augusta, W. Cemetery in Martisburg. burial was made in Mt. Jackson Harvey J. Longerbeam, at the 8n We can help Effective May 1, Our vou r And Our Plant MIller Will Be Closed All.Day when youcan't, help SATURDAY CORBIN'S WELDING Located on Leetown Road Certified ARC Welding Oxygen ACT, Welding, FREE ESTIMATES Why pay high prices for what cheaper and better. Phone 725-8820 After 3:30 P.M. Week-dayS was made in Mt. Union tinsburg. Cemetery at Slanesville, W.  Va.. Bern in Charles Town, March i Stoneburner. She was a member of Mt. Jackson United Methodist Mrs. Kidwell was born AprL! 5, 7, 1920, he was the son of Church. .you',es,ckord,.eb,e. hearbetter? e. o..,.o .,,,o.,e The New Office Hours will 1905, at Berkeley Springs, W. Granville McAtee and Blanche She is survived by one c,, help you keep your Va., a daughter of the late E. Clark. Mr. McAtee was a daughter, Jessie Shackleford, of fami,y e,d home to0emer. 9 a. 1111. 4 p. 1111. Nonday Robert and Mary Barney retired groom for Mickey Berryville; one son, EugeneM. Cell =n sgenl and sm. """ Stotler. She was a member of Longerbeam and was a member Fadely of Mt. Jackson; one twill beat... Plant Hours: Mount Union Christian Church. of the Presbyterian Church. sister, Mrs. W. L. Fink of the Towne House 7:30 a.m .... 4 p.m. MondaY She is survived by her Surviving'are a sister, Mrs. Charles Town; four grand- Motel Lodge, husband, Edward F. Kidwell; Mary Ann Gilbert, Boundary children and seven great- ThursdeyMarch2$rd Also Our One Percent (1 one son, DenTil Kidwell, of Street, Ranson, two nieces and grandchildren. Her husband, from... Berkeley Springs ; one daughter, three great-nephews. Thomas J. Fadely, and one son Allowance wilt be ca Lois Ann Kopp, of Washington, Services were held Wed- vreceded her. !@ =.m. te 12 Noon Va.; three sisters, Ruth Brad- nesday, May 24, at 11 a.m. from Monday if the deadline falls field and Bessie Kidwell, both of Free Cleaning & Check-Up day. Of Any Hearing Aid Paw Paw and F. Michael,  ) .. of Berkeley prings; six Free ElectronicHearingTes, COMMUNITY OIL DOMINIC 'qMls" FARGO Special Battery Discount This is the age of dune buggies, Your Loal Serf. County Agent all terrain vehicles (ATV), .... ,. ...... [ eeeTHANKSeee PH.,7.-U,4oT.-- .)4" APRIL20 5T T'LEPHON':725"lO" mobilebats' campers,homes. Dontrailers"t forgetandJto Y2y2:ugin.Ln:;;.....,=...Knuu.- i ..... ::: :illl '  NA"nONWIOE WHENWAONVALHE.LG..EA. //   m II have them adequately insuredll i For Your Support In The I J  INSURNSE BELTONE HEARING "A, SERVICE  /g m both for physical damage andJ| WeMingMmlel, llllmlN  ' for liability for injuries to others.] i g May Primary Election ",',,='.' L,',;",.I."'=':oC" "' ' Winchester.Z438 Valley AvenUev. ,., PUBLIC Congratulations To All From Ronte 11at Inwd, W. Va.,Turn D ..,, ,...r tl TWIN T ENG. ..... cu.,, o,o Telephone: 703-667-6222 an I I ..ld.,,. Ak I The Winning Candidates   Travel 3 miles to Haines Market - Turn Big 1  sale -- OR -- From Charles Town, W. Va. ,,=d ,I I ..,n..9,,= "e.||y@.pallly || P.O..x.,. t=t/Le li'e'lr'slrf SALE approximately 8 miles Lo Haines Market: Washimt I I Charle, Town, W.Va. .    ,mile to sale. : I era, Alexander I I  .. ' I "-- '-1"- " II War.noun. rr,ces on ,for I t AT , m= t,mme | | Central Air Condltlonlg ] CA L se, the following personal property and real estate at his FOR in order t " a o Charles A. Grove, we will SATURDAY, AY 2, "*, /I S.,,tnsto,00tion. 0.00 A. M lie mh , .. ;Z$, ,5 / I I ' residence on Pipertown or Chestnut Hill Road, RFD, Harpers ELY*'1" II N..*..O.W. I US  YOUR APPROXIMAT Ferry, W. Va. on - _ 20-25 Tractors " "  I " SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 1978 Fords, John Deere, Internationals, Fe makes. Also we will be offering a good SHENANDOAH CONCRETE MIX .mNm00o AT TO,OO A. Me cultivators, wagons, newandused roUIt7 00TREE SERVICE We will also be offering a good seleC We Handle All oncrete Majestic kitchen range; Frigidaire electric stove; G.E. many other farm related articles, t refrigerator; Blackstone washer; metal utility cabinet; Skilled In " JUU=Z"L" r ,,/aro=---slonaU- dinette set; library table; space heater; couch and chair; household articles and other miscella Is odd chairs; child's wicker rocker; 2 platform rockers; radio; NOTE: FARMERS AND DEALERS: 4 table lamps; pictures and frames; metal bed; 3 dressers; SIGNMENT SALE. Let us sell your surP I Landscaping v-, ""f'r m-- * CARPORTS" PATIOS" DRIVEWAYS trunk; 2 lawn benches; 3 wonden tables; firewood; electric for you. here' We Are Experts In SIDEWALKS* BASEMENT FLOORS motr; vise; misc. hand and garden tools; garden plows; CUZ OF PENNSYLVANIA will be mandrel; metaldragandharrow; harness and gear; ladder;' sewing material for the ladies. Lawn, Garden and  POURING- FINISHING Terms:dish=; glassware;cash other items too numerous to mention. SETTLEDTERMS: FoR.CASH' NOTHING TO BE Shrubbery Care Estate of Charles A. Grove EDGAR A. Bank of Charles Town; Executor Ca//Us Today for FREE ESTIMATES FREE TURF CONCRETE NOTE: At 12:00 noon- REAL ESTATE will be sold-See AUCTIONEERS: BOHRER AND SHENANDOAH TREE SERVICE Estimates PRODUCTS separate ad. CLERKS: WARE, AND Auctioneer: Paul E. Miller WE WILL BE SELLING BY Charles Town, W.Va. - MION[. 7$-$ Clerk: N. Clark Furr REQUIRED. me.= =,, Division of Turf Enterprises Lunch rights reserved. NOT RESPONSIBLE] REMOVING ... TOPPING ... BRACING Not responsible for accidents on property. LUNCH t MAY5-2T CAVffY WORK ,.. CABLING Ph. 725-7612W725-9233 - Charles Town, W.Ve. May25-2t May 18-2t