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Loc00  Cerage CHARLES TOWN, (Jefferson County), WEST VIRGINIA THURSDAY, MAY 30, 1974 News- Sports - Ads 16 - Pages - 16 , .., ,, i PER COPY - 15c Da oti. ons- and t a11d as a , extremely hea] a rash of accidents dur. Fday after gbt. nmst of R Ohales Town ke m ,the big horse Toeing pro County enjoy- safe otiday State Police opery dam- motoring acci- to about $6, serious in. Chem. In fact of some rain bumps, there in an of eeidems occur 24, the most m. on Secon. across from kl fine two being driv- of Hag Richard Mc , rinsurg. at the time oar skidded wet highway car. Charged with control. cars was afeTnoon, a occurred on ,the Jeerer- which dn dam- Route stopped a eft turn feet and Is', driving c be- McKin- Rome 2. Fe Oom- 5 was summn- Ditlon failure to accident a about 7:10 Rome 27, $700 in prop- owned of Route 2 from a l side-of a driven by spring also occurred at 12:45 a. Road dri*en by Route 3, road me. break ! tar then con 600 Jackson to main- after of U. S. Route 340 Boli. a ._ar being nugbos of err of 'mby Winston daam Police fagmm aemoon occurred  the en. in P,e> ini had also 10:15 | 13-Year-01dKim Kim Turner, 13-year-old dau @hr of rs. Jean Turner of Mi41vil,le and Kenneth Turner of RFD Harpers Ferry, as selected Saturday night, ,May 18 to rbe "Junior Miss Harpers Ferry 1974", at the annual Charm Revue held in the Harp ors Ferry Junior High School Turner Is Crowned "Junior 00iss crown upon Miss Turner; Mas- ter gackery De Walker, crown bearer; Connie Hill, first unn- er-up; and Cindy Stowers, four th runner-up. Kim D'Angelo, is a student of the Harpers Ferry Junior High School and is the daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam D' Harpers Ferry 1974" ors Ferry Jr. High School. She is a Majorette in the school band. A member of the Ecology Club and a member of the Hurricane Majorette Corp. She attends the Pentecostal Assevn. biy of God Church and plans to :enter college and become a teacher after high school. Traci Welsh. The school band director Dais Albright was at the piano for the Revue. The inners Tiara was fur- nished by Diamonds. Winners Trophy fwrnished by Melarts of ,Martinsburg, winners bauq- et furnished by Van Tols. IHospital Rates Will IBe Increased To Give Employees Pay Raise IMaster Re.elected Mayor; Clendening Re-named To Council Dr. DoP, Md C, Master, incum bent, was .re-elected for his fourth two-year term as Mayor Of Clvles Town, Thursday, May 23, in the city's bi-ennial eleotion which saw a rather iglTt voter turnout. He won over C. Philip Molar, a sere, ice station operator and a former member of the Charleg Town Council, by a margin of 56 #otes. Master received 226 votes to 170 for Molar. ha the only contest for the five council seats hich occur. ed in the third ward, incum. bent Councilvnan Donald Clan. denimg, was re-elected over Earl Leslie Jackson, a new- comer to Chortles Town .polics by a vote of 263 o 105. "DONALD C. MASTER corned with local polLcs d @ Rates t he' Charles Town General Hospi.tal will be m- creased a net of 4.6 percent over ,the rotes of the past ye in order .at n across,the- board pay raise of about 8,per cent can 'be given o employees of the ,hospital effective June 2. TMs announcement was made oday by Don Bagwelt, hospital administrator. Bagwell said .the pay ase for the hospital ernp4oees is impertaive in order to main- rain wages at a competitive aevel. He said the 8-percent figuee vbich wilt amoun to about $44,000 or the yea,r, stems from an unusually rapid rise in inflation and imp'lemen- ttion of new minimum wage legislation recently 9assed hy the UnRed Sttos Congress. BagweH said the present pat- lent votes and rates ,for other hospil services ave prevail ed for abotR two and one,hal years. In fact during the past 30 months, rates ,t have actually been lowered somewhat at the hospdtal ,by 2.4 percet to main tain compliance with the Eco- nomic Stablizaion program. auditorium. The contest was sponsored by the Harpers Ferry Junior Bigh Band Boost- er$. A seventh grader at Hargers Ferry Junior High School, and a member of the Business Club of the School, Miss Turner, is shown in the "above picture wih her Court. They are as shown (,left to right)- Dianne Wlt, third runner,!):  ,n' D'A.nek:,, first n.,:-up; littie Lisa Leigh Bi, flower gd; IGm Tamer, Alison Brag don, Junior .Miss Harpers Fer- ry ffor 1973, wo bestowed the Bey. Clarence Smith Named President Of Shenandoah Baptists The Shenandoah Baptist As sociation, at it's Pastor's Con- ference on ,May 21st, elected Clarence O. Smith, pastor of abodes Town Raptist Church, COngress and Samuel Streets, i as it's President for the com- ing year. Others who were elected at the meeting were: Ray. James Garrett, First .Baptist Church i 'of Woodstock, Virginia as Vi President and Rev. Hudson i Nuckols, Shenandoah .Baptist Chm'ch, Shenandoah, Virginia as Secretary. Treasurer. The Shenandoah Baptist As-' eclation is composed of South "ern Baptist Churches n Jeff- erson and Berkeley Counties in West Virginia md throughout ,the Shenandoah Valley .to Lm'ay, Virginia. Sank Of Charles Town Presents Angelo. Connie Hill, is 14 years of age and is in the 8th grade at Harpers Ferry Jr. High. She is a member of the Future Home- makers of America, she is also Vice President of the Club. Canine is also a drummer in the school band. She attends Mannings Assembly of God Church. She makes her home with  her grandmother Mrs. I Hazel Hardy. ] Dianne Wilt, is a daughter] of *Mr. atd Mrs. Kenneth Wilt 1 of Ha Ferry Route 2, she] is in e ighh grade at Harp- I Scholarship To 'Miss April Willis The fkst annual Nursing Award was nmde lest week by 4e Bank of Uhar los Town. The recepient was M.i April Willis of Harpers Ferry. Pictured above are Miss Witlis and Hem'y E. Jovanely, Assistant Vce President of the Bank of Oharles Town making the ,preen t ,the ,recent awards assembly at Jefferson m Sdhoo M/ss WBlis ms been active in school and ganizational activibs. She has served on the Stude "Comcil, has been CAndy Stowers, is in .the 8th grade and is 14 years of age. Cindy is ,the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fxank L. Sharrar, she is a member of the Future Homemakers of America. Cin- dy will be a school Cheer lead- er .new year. Her fe plans are to attend college and be- come an airline stewardess. at,ivrent between you- nas of the eiminatib,m was fur nished by the Middleway Gow pal Singers, Dancing by Jenni- fer McCauley, Solo by'Molly Frank, Milestone Band, Solo .by Kthy McDowoli and a solo b Mr. & Mrs. Richard Roper Judges for the vent were Mr. and Mrs T. Dean Holt, of Step hens CLty, Virginia and Mr. Ralph DeVore a Famed Desig- ner of Floats from Hagerstown Blakeley Bank & Trust 00clares $2 Dividend Jack ,R. Huyett, Presidem of Blakeley Bank & Trust Co., an nounced .today that .the Board f Directors voted to . a div, idend of $2.05 a sh on Blakeley Bank  June 15, 1974 to stockholders of ,record June 1, 1974. The total amount of this dividend will be $19, 360.00. The bak also paid a $2 Recovering From Serious sd:ki:juee;C97h& share of Ra 'L0cal [pisc0palians Accident In North Carolina ce Jn Attend Convention Mr. and Mrs. rohard A. Roper, former esidents of , loom government After al Cha Wtle the 22.8 percenta,e .... " . .. Bagwell also stated hat on rles 'town s wnere tne action voter turnout Thursday was . _ . June 10 4he &ospital is schedul- zs, not on Charles Town, nor ' l r aeer , not nesly as low as two years .... " ..... n " C" ed for R s regu a 'edRation WaIIUIO , Lt ago when Dr. Mster was unop ,s o.^ .o,';ord where r survey by he Joint Commiss- posed m ,his re-election bid, ,it _'' '=. '*"'t. wa .... ... "" ion on AecreoLtatien of Hosli- was the lowest in any of the l)...eevrmng, aam2msamve. - tals. He said is appears that szstant a Jefferson mgn contested races in which he has s=s . _.  . j wi the exc,epetion of the cur- . cnooL was unopposeu or ne tmrticanated ............. t ret acihty s cotruction, e _ 2. ..... UOunCll seat. He polea lO lh,,i, toI =nerb =,eai- - Dr master, a native Ot uan- vnt o ,,,m .,,o obert ! ?ov -' ,  -t- --.t,, -- " ' " Oh leS ....................... " in tree s/rope. ada; but a resident of a :, .... n ;,,,,mh,,t who ] ToWn. for many years, s a did not seek re-election. . ] Recent re tons ,e .been 1  vetat,,n. , I 'i", ortv e Mat n e ] IIde Jn , S hig ........... andi .tes _ Sh ei'e a n .... l$1fllowing the election Dr. J other hree wards were me in-] .o .curys,n _ In .nr;= Master said 1he is gratified that I cumbems Edward Brton 4n lty itenuze@:.ana eo.nset.a . "  photocopy ocoun,t$ Wll,l theltzen$.and voters of Char lthe Second Ward, w polled .... ..... lea Town have endorsed the]307 votes; and Ezra ampbeil mazlea out ,t.{y; :ms_ r_c_ action of City Coucil and his  zn .......... me rourn warda, WHO'- pol: - resents, a sun,ntis|. uzIZe av- administration andhe feels the !ed 290 votes; and Rondo Sma,H mg and also PuVs th:aol 57,peta2ent voter arin is a [ wood 281 votes. Smallwood was p tat a more ae m _ y d e recoru ot services renaerea vote of conf" enc . J serving out .the unexpired term ' Dr. Master said ae qomends [ of Councilman Buddy Ftazier, MI.nIeAI', TAFF Mr. Meier for ,bec0mig in-Jresigned sometime ago and .his .......... votved and "I hope and urge J election is for the one year lef With respect o e new os- more cRizens to become con-ton Frazier's term. Charles Town, ,now residing at 719 S. Main street, in Hope Mills, North Carolina, are re- covering satisfactorily from a very bad automobile accident which they had Sunday, May 5, ,in Cumberland County, N. C. ,Mr. 'and Mrs. Roper and a friend, Teddy B. Davis, of Fay- e-teville, N. C., were involved in one of Cumberland's worst motoring accidents Mx. Roper driving a 1972 Mercury car South on Southern Avenue ex- :ended near Fayettville when the ear unexpectedly ran imo foot or so of water on the l highway, causing the car to go . c,M, , , For way, traveling through the yard of a resident Mong the high- way. Roper's car struck fltree Club, member and Ve Pvesi det of the Future .Wusiness Leaders of America, captain of tbe warsity t'heerleaders, am. ,ated  the outstanding teen aer of Avner4ca, and a mem- ber of he Nationl Honor Society. She is one of the SMu- tatorims for tis year's grad- uating class. The BOttrd of Direotors of e bmk were very pleased wth the committees selection etended 1eir congratulations to Miss Wliis for her outstasd- ing hievemems. cars parked ,in the yard, and then sMdded another 40 feet before coming ,to a rest in another resident's yard. The Cumberland County Res cue Unit had difficulty extrica 4ng Mr. and .Mrs. Roper om the Car, Mr. Roper was pinned under the steering weel and Mrs. Roper was also pinned under the dash of the car. R took same time for ,e Rescue Unit men to ctR and pry ope the cat doors nd 'elease Mr. and Mrs. Roper. Mr. Davs, man aged ,to free .himself and climb through a broken window. He received only mnor cuts and bruises. Mr. Roper sustained back and neck injuries, Mong wi cuts and bruises of ,the ead. Mrs. Raper suffered facial in- juries and other minor bruises and coneusions. Although both 'e stig imder he care of a physician, are showing improvement., Their s0m, Jeff, was not with them at ,be time of the acci- dent. He was visiting  i- ends. Both Mr. and Mrs. Roper ave natives of Charles Town, aM they resided here until some three years ago hon Mr..Rop- er went  Noh Cerolina Che Kelley Springfield 'Pi Company. Mrs. Roper zs .the f" mar Nancy Graham. Mr. Roper is a son of h'. and Mrs. Hat- men Roper, Route I, m'rles Town. Iior to going o North Carolina, Mr. Roper n_naged Wh/te Castle m Oharles Town r a .time. Of Church Diocese The Ninety-Seventh annual convention of the F_,piscopa e Thursday. Scattered owers likely, wtth highs in or SO. {tnacy. Friday - Fair and quRe w [ VanMete is an employee of with ehamce of late m',mrnoonJthe Old Natioe Bank in M'- showers. Highs near SO. [ Umbur$ .... J Not a stne person fled for AIqZND CBURCB SI.WDAIttm  of City .ec4r, Five Council Seats Tuesday June 4, will be elect@ ion day in Slmpherdetow and CHAPLAIN TERRY GUEST whi,le Mayor Sflas Starry as SPEAKER ZION BAPTIST no oppos}t, ion in his bid for e- election, a spivRed race hs developed for the fie Council sets up for balloting with a .tot of eight men and one woman aving fled as candi- dates. Te town's estSmated 450 voters w)l have to decide be- tweeq e following rune can- didates ,for council; Jcn W. Harris, incttmbera.; Charles 'R. Bns(m, John lh'ening, We'ne Goodrich, Georgia Lee Mo)h- aney, Patti E. Mler, IH, Oon- M L. Smith, Clark Th and Charles W. VanMetre. Smith has served on e Cou- ncil in .the ,past. Btansen, father of five ohild i ren ,is a graduate of Stororj College, formerly 4ugM scoc4  and is ow connected wh he Baker V. A. Center. Brenmg, faer of two cild- ran, is a .teacher at Mams- buzg High Sool. Goedrid a mttve of Shep- lstown, is employed at e Western Auto Store in Shep- wn and holds a degree in . bumness administration from Shepherd GoHege. Mrs. McEkhaney s owner and Operator of "The Bookend, Inc. a bookstore in Shepherdstown. Pau Mi, ler is a iysicM edu cation cer in an elementary 4 14mdotm County, V Smith, former owner of the Shephordstown News Agency, is now ,the manager of the Ste Liquor store in ep- ,herdstown. Clark Tornton,.is a pharma- cist aad the owner and opera- tor of the S*pherdstown Plmr Chaplain Frederick O. Tartly, of the Baker V. A, Cen,ter, near.: Mainsbttrg, will e the guest! speaker Sunday, June 2, at.the 11 a. m. service at Zion Baptist Chtroh, Oharles Town at hich ] time two Deacons wi.ll .be Orda l ined. The Rev. S. H. Patterson pas i tar Js invRing atl members off Zion Church md he public .tel attend .this special service. Church, Diocese of West Vr-i ginis convened in Charleston, W. Va. the pat week. Sessions were held at Morris-Harvey= College, and was attended by mare than five hundred dele- gates and Clergy, Representing ZJon Church Charles Town, was Mr. and. M.. Laurence Lloyd Sr,, Mr.' and rs. C. Manning Smit, and The Rev. Roger ,Henshaw. The 1975 Convention .wi, tl ,be hosted ,by the OhurObes of the Eastern Convocation, and will' be ,held in Sheerdstown, with possibly one of the larger sere ices being in Zion Church, Oha des Town. Jefferson Security Bank To Give Music Scholarship Jefferson High .The Jefferson Security Bank (shown above) ,the oldest 'bank in ,e oldest own in West Vtr ginia, recently announced hat it will give a $150 music scho- lavship each yea to an ou- standing server t Jefferson I-Rgh School, who plans o stttdy music in co, age. The p s being given to elp off-set  hig cost of mti education for sldents since music mjors mtu pay applied music lees and uy expemive instrtmmnts beyond he usu tuition tts of cogege. Also in giving ehe scholarship, the Jefferson Sac urity Bank hopes o promote the study of m'ts ,in Jefferson County. The schoktrsbip was present ed t ihe Jefferson IIi@h Aards Assembly and et e Jefferson Hgh ,Music Awards Banquet  by Max Derr, ice- Pre..qdent and Cashier at the Jefferson Secm Bank. pital, Bagwell said that w,le the construction progress is moving along on schedule, the 'hospRal's Board of Managers are very much concerned over the lack of progress in it's cor responding Physician Recruit- merrt program. He said in it's planning staged the new ,hos- pital was v.isuMized as ae. requisite for Jm cecrui.tment of now Physicians into the cam munity and correspondingly ,its ability to function in .the black was based upon an expanding - Medical Staff. Following theTe cruitmen of one new Staff Physician, Dr. Alher Boholst, he cesponsiility or the pro- gram was accepted by the Mad icat Staff with primary empJms- is upon the recrttitmen of two ioctors of Internal Medicine. coming in as a group, since one of the maim" stumbling blocks .has appeared to be the lack of group practice in Jefferson Con y. OMorunately, however, to date addt, tional efforts n that specific area ,have n been successful. CONSTRUCTION Work on .the job site still appears to ,be proceeng well with completion of construct- ion hopefttlly within the ime rome established in e m'igt. nl contract. The hospRal 'has now cenracted wRh General Me&ical (home office i Rich- mond, ,Va.) o provide he ,fur nishings and equipment for the new facilfly. I all instances the patient room furnRm'e and eqtiment wig be purohued anew, and other cri41c eq men replaced. Older equip- ment, desks, ftamiture, etc., will be used in non,patient care and n non-critical areas. A 50 day extension of She contraet ime l]owance as now been anted to W. Harley Miev on the basis of eartier change orders, but is not necessarily an 4ndtoetor 4ht @m construct ion #ork will exceed Rs low- able 4kne. Ohales Town, C-eneml Hos- pRal is  in the process of appl.vir o have Jefferson Cou ty desimtl  a 'edle, a/ly ,Needy". Ntion Heal4 Sexy. ice  area. The sutt of .tmt desitm woud be offer of eddtiomd $demly financed itteeves  new hysiciam into the m'u. J J, , i, ATTEND CIIURCll SUNDAY