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May 25, 1978     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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SP|RIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 9 THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1978 PEOPL BANK OF CHARLES TOWN A GROWING BANK FOR A GROWING COMMUNITY ,.Li iI POST, AUXILIARY PRESENTS CHECK TO HEART FUND liary and Post of Jefferson Memorial Post 3522 Veterans of Foreign ently presented a check to the Jefferson County HeartAssociation to heart fund drive and the above picture shows the presentation being 'bert D. Ott, chairman of the County Heart Association. Shown in eare, front row, left to right -- Carla Nutter, representing the VFW P -- Youth of Today and Leaders of Tomorrow; Beverly Jones, 'of the VFW Auxiliary; Robert Ott, Mrs. Isabel Albright, sn Chairman for the VFW Auxiliary, who also headed the fund- F{}' }ect for the heart fund; and Mitchell Birkitt, of the Youth of Today rTof Tomorrow group. Back row, left to right -- Mrs. Alice Nutter,. {0. h iary; Carl Nutter, of the Post; Donald Owens and Paul Nuffort of rt d Esther Oden, of the Auxiliary. 5100Farmers Authorized To Their '77 Tax urns to reduced crop could have been Conservation ho 1977 wheat payments of the year to count those :law, signed Carter, to amend returns and, in hich year they ents counted. In f' i.saSter payments W  may also De # . Come. p, of disaster armer must b i t' t Under normal sold in 1977 in order to county payments received in 1978 as 1977 income. ,Mike also noted,thatanners who received wheat deficiency payments or who expect to receive barley dficiency payments automatically qualify to have these payments count as 1977 income. ASCS makes disaster payments to farmers whose crops are destroyed or sub- stantially reduced due to natural disaster or to farmers who are prevented by natural disaster from planting their crops. Deficiency payments are made to farmers when the average market price for the crop stays the difference between the market price and the target price. Jefferson County farmers who wish to take advantage of this change in the tax law nust file an amended tax return (form 1040-X). Farmers are not, required to amend their 1977 tax returns, but those who make this choice must file the 1040-X within three years from the date i they filed their original 1977' return. _ -- _,. KABLETOWN Mrs. Marianna Smallwood Dial 725-5707 On Mother's Day, Mrs. Dianne Alvarez entertained to dinner, in honor of her mother, Mrs. Melvin S. Rissler. Those present to enjoy the occasion were' Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rissler, Mike Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Strbaugh, their sons Perry, Troy. and Larry, visited relatives in Baltimore, Sunday, May 14th. Monday afternoon, while playing volley ball on the school playground he met with an accident which resulted in an injury right ankle. His father transported him to the Win- chester Memorial Hospital where the injured member was put in a cast, On Tuesday evening, Mike and Dianne Alvarez were guests of the Division of Rehabilitation when a banquet was held in the Charles Town Lion's Center in honor of Gary Bowers. Mike was his former supervision when Gary, employed by the Harpers Ferry National Park Service. On Wednesday, May 17th, Mrs. Alvarez surprised her son Ryan, with a birthday party at the South Jefferson Elementary School. This was his seventh natal anniversary. His "Pluto cake" was made by Mrs. Linda Soward. Refreshments consisted of cake, ice cream, punch, gum and lollipops. Each child also received a balloon. Games and records were played the remainder of the afternoon. On Wednesday night Ryan's'great aunt, Mrs. Eloise Rissler, surprised him with a "Superman Cake". Added to this goodie were ice cream, coffee and cake, which were enjoyed by Mrs. Rissler, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rissler, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvarez and his brother 'Chad. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Rowland announce the arrival on Tuesday morning in the Winchester Memorial Hospital of a 7 lb. 9 oz. baby boy, who has been given the name of Wesley Shane. During the absence of his mother, their son Michael remained with his aunt, Mrs. Dianne Cooper of near Leesburg, Va. On Saturday evening, May 13th, Mr.. and Mrs: Challes Saylor entertained at their home, Avonwood Farm, in honor of their son Dennis, who graduated from Shepherd College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting with a minor in Data Processing. The home was decorated with spring flowers and the dining table was lovely with lighted candles and an arrangement of lilacs. A buffet supper of turkey, salads, cakes "and beverages Were served to guests. Afterward Tony and Timmy assisted Dennis in opening hm many gift packages below a government established and Dianne Alvarez, their sons " " ".  des" -- ,,- ..... R, an and Chad Guests who enjoyed me occasion ::il VALUABLE REAL ESTATE RDAY, June 3, 1978- 1:00 P.M. LUDWIG N, NETZER Residence Westridge Hills SubDivision CHESTNUT HILL Rd. R.F.D. Harpers Ferry, W.Va. 1968 Champion Mobile Home Lots 2A, 2B, 4, 6, 2C, 2D, and 80' of lot 14-4A, asection C Westridge Hills, Harpers Ferry District Jefferson County, W.Va. DEPARTMENT-BANK of CHARLES TOWN PHONE (304) 725- 2071 Day ofSale: Balance at Closing RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS BANK of CHARLES TOWN, Executor Attorney-ln-Fact were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Saylor, their son Preston, Mrs. Anna Saylor, Ladiesburg, Md.; Mrs. Robert i Saylor, Timmy and Brian from Adamstown; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dyer, Jr., and .Tony, Hagerstown, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dyer, Sr., Middletown; Mr. and Mrs. harold Roderick and Jimmy, Mrs. Linda Powers, Shelly and Tammy, Walker- sville; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Myers, Rocky Ridge; Mr. and Mrs. William McKay from Tom's Brooke; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beagle, Sandy and Jenny, Mrs. Emma Bucey from Weirton, W. Va.; Miss Melinda Main and Mr. Shane Shanholtz, of Frederick, Md.; Mrs. Mary Dickens, Cumberland; Mrs. John N. Andrews, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fu!cher, Avonwood Farm. Dennis is now employed by the General Electric Com- pany in Arlington, Va., as a systems designer and #ill enter upon his duties in the near future. Recently Dianne Alvarez Elizabeth Rissler, Eloise Rissler, Juanita Seal, Pat Hoover and daughter Lori, at- tended a party in Berryville, Va., given by Mrs. Donna White. Miss Teresa Williams of Rippon, spent the weekend of May 13th with her schoolmates, Vicki and Sandra Pipes. Mrs. Debbie Smith and son Billy, of near Charles Town, spent several days recently with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Seal. Eddie, who always has a wonderful garden, reported Saturday that he has potatoes in bloom. Mike Alvarez has returned to work at the Harpers Ferry National Park after being a patient in the Winchester Memorial Hospital following surgery. A number of local people at- tended the School Carnival which was held at the South Jefferson Elementary School Friday evening. Dennis Whittington spent the past weekend in Winchester, where he reported for duty work in the National Guard. Charles and Jean Grey of Orlando,.Fla., have been visiting his mother, Mrs. Elsie Grey, Meadow Brook Farm. On Wednesday, Mrs. Mary Zombro, his aunt, entertained to dinner. those present were Charles and Jean Grey, Mrs. Elsie Grey, Mrs. Jessie Clipp, Mrs. Etheleen Watson and Henry Clipp. On Saturday, Mrs. Zombro en- tertained to a surprise party in observance of the Florida birthday. Other than those mentioned above were Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gaynor and Mrs. Cora Foster. Charles and Ed- ward were pals for a number of years while in the ai'med ser- vices several years ago. On Sunday, May 21, Mrs. Betty Boyd White quietly observed her birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee and family have returned to their home in Morgantown after camping eight days at Sbarper's Den near Rocks Ferry. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Myers of Washington, were callers Sunday, May 14, with Mrs. Clarence Smallwood. Central Charge Ad- ministration Board will meet Monday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Oakland UM. Church. Dr. William Ellis New President Of Powhatan Trustees Dr. William W. Ellis, II, a Winchester physician, was elected president of the beard of trustees of Powhatan School at a meeting in the school library in Boyce last evening: A specialist in internal medicine and a member of the staff of Win- chester Memorial Hospital, Dr. Ellis moved up from the vice- presidency and will head the board until May, 1979. He suc- ,ceeds Dr. Gerald A Gilder- sleeve. A. R. "Pete" Dunning, Jr., an insurance executive and a Clarke County cattle-raiser, was chosen vice president of the trustees and chairman of the finance committee. Dunning is an alumnus of Powhatan and has four daughters enrolled in the school. Mrs. Mary W. Truettner wa, elected to her second term as Dr. Wolf Meets U. S. Senator Randolph In Washington Senior Research Scientist Kenneth E. Wolf, above right, of the Eastern Fish Disease Lab, Kearneysville, was, recognized by the Depart- ment of the Interior on Wednesday for distinguished service since 1954. The world's leading lab in fish disease, Kearneysville is expanding this fall tO a National Fishery Center with an academy to train fish technologists from around the world. While in Washington to receive his award, Dr. Wolf discussed ]ish and wildlife legislation with Senator Jennings Randolph, chairman, Com- mittee on Environment and Public Works. treasurer. This occurred after [ County and executive director of she was appointed to serve the{ Concern. unexpired term of William D. { Mrs. Bradley K. Haynes, of Hornaday, II, whose resignation { Middletown, moved into the from the beard was accepted by ] position of treasurer-elect, while the trustees last evening. Mrs.{ Mrs. John D. Gans was electdd Truettner is a resident of Clarke / secretary O f the board. OUR SINCERE THANKS TO YOU ! Jane and I are most grateful to you the voters of Jefferson County who supported and voted for me in the May 9 Primary Election. We wish to express our most sincere npprecintion to those who worked for my candidacy for the Jefferson County Commission. Your vote of Confidence in giving me the Democratic Nominotion will not be forgotten by neither Jnne, nor myself. Charles "Chis" Strider, Jr. =ouple's anniversary and Jean's Building A Home? We Can Conceal Telephone Wires By Pre-Widng Buildings Before Walls Are In Place. If You Plan To Dig, We Can Also Furnish Information On Location Of Buried Telephone Cable. Ask About Our Buried Cable Program, Too. Call Us TodayFor More Details{ GENERAL TELEPHONE CHARLES TOWN BUSINESS OFFICE FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY 725-9771 HARPERS FERRY SHEPHERDSTOWN