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18 SPIRITOF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1978 Member FDIC II I I II I I New Members Enrolled In Moose Women Charles Town Chapter 1028, Women of the Moose met Tuesday evening, May 9, at the Moose Home with Anna Hopkins, Academy of Friend, ship chairrhan, in charge d the meeting. She introduced her committee and presented a check to the senior regent for Moosehaven Hearing Aid Fund. Senior Regent Lucky Russell enrolled five new members, including Catherine Crum, Ruby Wines, Shirley Jean Ahalt, Carroll And Taylor and Linda 0 Staubs. The new academy members who received their degree on May 7 at Frederick, Md., were Helen Spates, Myra Braith- waite, Betty Costello, Lillian Stagner, Annette Abshire, Fay Monffort, Judy York and Neal Giekey. Chapter 1028 had the Academy Ring ceremony and presented new members with their r!ngs and gifts from the chapter. Refreshments were served following the meeting by the chairman and her committee. The table was decorated in blue and yellow, the dcademy colors. Election of officers will be held on May 23rd at 7 p.m., withthe regular meeting to follow at 8 p.m. \\; Try Our Health, Beauty Aids Besides having your prescriptions filled, you'll find we're stocked with a variety of cosmetics, toiletrk, vitamins; first aid and sickroom ! Stop in today! STUCK,ALGER Pharmacy, Inc. DIAL 725-2621 -- Charles Town HOURS: Daily 8:30 a.m. to I0 p.m, Sunday 12 to I:00 p.m. Trio SaleOf Rummage Shepherdst0wn Day Care Center Success Shepherdstown -- The Trio Sale of rummage, baked goods and ham, sponsored by the Parent Group of the Shepherd- stown DAy Care Center was overwhelmingly successful The co-chairmen, Cathy Bahr and Becky Wilson, are proud to announce the gross profit figure of $975.00 realized from the cooperative endeavor. The townspeople of Shepherdstown are to be com- mended on their firm support of the center exhibited by the great abundance of items donated for the sale. In addition, the center wishes to express its thanks and appreciation to the following parents and organizations who so generously donated their time and energies to make the project successful: Cathy Bahr, Becky Wilson, Imogene Skinner Ru Gibbons, Vicky Thomas, Ada Jo If You Have Electrical Problems Call Us Foley, Kathieen Wenner, Trout, Dee Sprouse, Richard Lightcap, Carl Asam, Susan Cobb, Barbara Rowland, Linda Moran and Sally Adams, the Alpha Beta Alpha library fraternity of Shepherd College for supervising activities for the children the day of the sale and the Phi Beta Epsilon socia fraternity of Shepherd for moving the sale items from the center to the Men's Club. The proceeds will be used to purchase the Peabody Early Language Experience Kit, library hooks, hoops and gross motor equipment for the Bike Room. Set.Aside Program Extended By ASCS Mike Sienkiewicz, executive director of the Jefferson County' ASCS office, would like to inform local farmers that due to in- creased interest the sign-up period for the set-aside program has been extended through Wednesday, May 31. MAGAHA, Inc. Specializing in Commercial & Industdal Wiring & Service Stocking many Brands Names of: Electdcal Devices & equipment Flourescent & Incadescent Lamps Water Heater elements & Electdc Hmtm And Many Popular Types &. Sizes of Wire Dial 725. 5576 MAGAHA, Inc. The first school in Charles Town for Negro students was started in the basement of Ar- chilies Dixon's home on Liberty Street. The date of this informal school is unknown. Students were taught by white teachers, Miss Annie Dudley and others, from the North. The first Negro teacher was Enis Wilson, a student from Starer College in Harpers Ferry. In 1867, the Charles Town District Board of Education purchased a lot on Harewond Avenue at the intersection of the Summit Point and Middleway Roads from a Thomas Davis for $I00.00 for the purpose of bulTding the first school building for Negro children in Charles Town. first Free School Building Designated As Jefferson County Historic Landmark Mhs Sienkiewicz would also like to remind farmers that unless they are signed up, they will be ineligible for prevented planting payments and other program benefits. Over I00 farmers are In 1874, a brick school house was built on this lot. Its first teacher was Mr. Littleton L. Page who served for 40 years. One of Mr. Page's pupils, Mr. Arthur Irvin, became his assistant and served until his death. Mr. Philip Jackson, who bad been teaching in Frederick, Md., was appointed as assistant. He served the teaching profession for fifty years. This early school was used until 1894 when a new four-room brick schoolhouse was built on Eagle Avenue. The new high school, built in 1948 for Negro students, was named Page Jackson High School in honor of two of these early teachers, Mr. Littleton L. Page and Mr. Philip Jackson. presently participating in the set-aside program. The true teacher defends his pupils against his own, .personal in- fluence. -A. Bronson Alcott. Miss Wheeling, from Oral Tulsa, having Science Education. the Chicago grade Frank Word was J this week Corner's James E. Marine pro Jim is ..... California, i Division. Debbie children of The brick school building Coolidge, designated as an Historic Coolidge Landmark of Charles Town is Ann Comer, adjacent to and now owned by the Zion Baptist Church. In This information was obtained plans, from the Eagle News, dated May on what 27, 1942. they will To The Citizens of Jefferson lain taking this opportunity my sincere appreciation for and consideration you have and my family throughout the The support given mY resulting in successful member of the Board of been extremely gratifying. I shall continue to give an fort toward the promotion more efficient educational our countY. Pre-holiday 25% off Girl's tops, shorts. Sale 3.22 Reg. 4.29. Little girls' pieced-look top is polyester/cotton terry with cap sleeves. Sizes 40 to 6x. Sale ].34 Reg. 1.79. Little girls' elastic-waist shorts are solid-color polyester. Sizes 4 to 6x. Sale2.25 Reg. $3. Big girls' tank top is polyester/cotton jersey with contrast edging and embroidered emblem. Sizes 7 to 1.4. Sale2.24 Reg. 2.99. Big girls' athletic shorts are poly- ester duck with contrast trim. Colorful selection in sizes 7 to 14, Special 25% off ALL BOYS SHORTS SALE 2.62 Reg. 3.49 Boys Athletic Shorts in Polyester/Cot- ton Contrasting trim Elastic Waist. Size 8-20 Sale 1.99 Reg. 2.49. Little boys' athletic shorts of poly- ester/cotton have elastic waist, contrasting trim. 3to7. 3.99 to 14.99 Misses' coc Right now we have a super collectiOO of coordinates in red, white and blue, Tailored tops and jackets, plus pants and shorts. All polyester. 8-t8. .,,a Long-sleeve shirt, assorted prints, 14'" Long-sleeve zip front jacket, 8.9g Pull-on pant, elastic waist, 7.99 Solid shell, not shown, 4.99 Pull-on short, elastic waist, Save 20% Sport shoe. Sale 11.99 Reg. 14.99 vinyl covered padded collar insole. Kraton outsole. In men,s sizes. OPEN MONDAY MAY 29th- 9AM CLOSED TUESDAY MA Y 30th -- MONDAY & FRIDAY 9--9 WED. - THUR. & SAT. 9--5 1978 JClmney Co,, Inc. Nh George St. - Ranson, W. Va. 00JCPenney