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12 SPIRIT Of JEFFERSON Farmer&apos;s ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 30, 1974 County Court Tentatively Approves Expansion Plans For Jefferson Court House Teeat,re QltO was , May 16, by members  Jeffon Coumy Com e amobitecturai plm ipaitag he operatiom now ia the Court Home o speed  the Todd Buidlig the Cotmt pumlmsed ie" e yeeer ago. 4among, locacu )uot east  4)he Com' houee which tmlll last I)eomber housed e'. y On the iqNt floor, ,is to be re-modeled i w4ng added joing the Todd Builng sad ,the Court HoWe on the East side. When ,m.modeliag work }ms balm completed on the xmnd floor ,level M the Todd BuId- tbe offices of the Jefferson my Sheriff al Assessor be moved o  new ,locat do.. While no esta.e of the cmt of the proposed re-model- and renovating program has been made pu,bldc, County Cdevk John Ott, said wCten .the ground area ,level of the Court House is read7 for occupancy, the Assessor's office  ve a total of 818 squse feet of floor space as a against the pvese 675 square feet. The space ara:i.lable o ,the Seriff's office in e Todd building viii be 727 square fet as against 522 at present. A part of the wirg addiction o be erected wil be utilized s an office, and waiting area for he sheriff. Te area now occupied ,by e assessor's office will, when the re, modeling work is com- pleted, be ilized as a ibra and conference room ad ,the County clerk's offices  be expandod o the area now oc- cupied bythe sheriff's depa.t- men. Plans ca for znodel, ing the Cout House eterior m red !brick Geerm Colonial de sign to match te main bui,ld- i .l'doh e Court hopes have sandblasod and ouht back .to R's origia.l brick style. Calmly Clerk John Oft ,said that in order not o imerfere wh the ,Image windows on the East side of e Ootwt House, the one window involved will be sealed, b will not be re- moved or destroyed. A separate door wid:l be ct the brck wa. in the area were a closet now tands. The orinal Com't ,House building was first cmtructed on  present sRe in 1836 and in 1859 i was the are of the famous J(m Bmvn tril. Bt during the Civil War, much of the Carrot House was destroyed by the Confederate troops. After the war R was restored axed a seco floor added. The back add,ition to e Cour House, including the mea now occupied ,by .e jil, ,was ,bm in 191,1. "Ie Cour pias  solici, t suggestions rom both the Sher fff and Assessor before any de- cision on the final plans is approved. No decision has ,been made by the Court ,regarding the use of the second floor of the Todd Buiiding, R was Sat. od. Charles Town Women Of Moose Receive Friendship Degrees Pop Corn In Foil Bags Students in the sixth grade at the Shepherdstown Elementary School participated in a day camp on May 16 behind the school. Local teachers, parents, and 4-H Leaders and junior leaders volunteered their services as instrnetors for a variety of camp oriented classes. The camp was organized by teachers Mrs. Charles Freeland and Mr. Tom Lange. 4-H Aide Kathy DeHaven is showing the students how to pop corn in foil bags over a charcoal fire. Other 4-H volunteer leaders helping were Mrs. Edward Morgan, Mrs. Woodrow Adams, Richard Zigler, Phyllis Banks and Susan Tabler. Women Of Moose Held warm welcome from other co- workers. The new co-workers apt Nights were addressed by Marie Ringe .r essi0n and given their dues receipt and a small if.t from the chap Charles Town (Ynalater 1028 ,er. Women of the Moose held their Chapter night program May 14 at 8:00 o'clock p. m. It was Academy of Friendship Chair- man',s Month. The .meeting was caled o order by Senior Regent Car- olyn Mifler. Following the Four fold Declaration of the Women of the Moose ere was a small ceremony hedd o the new Academy of Friendship Wo- men who got their de.Des in Laural. Junior GTaduate Regent Jean Jamison addressed the ladies and presertted them with a yellow daisy with ,blue and yellow ,ribborts. The small aca. demy of Friendship Ting was a,ttached o the bow on the cot sage. Those present ,that night were: Shirley Swab, Pearl Kain Carolyn Miller, Peggy Boston and ff-Ielen Barnard. The co- F<fl.lowirtg ertroUment Marie Viana and Edna Henley were presented  ,the a,lter and given ,their Chapter pins or attending four meetin in a row. Marie nge was present- ed t the alter and given a small diploma for being a can- didate for the Paul P. Sohmid.t Award. The Chaplain, .Pearl Kain off- ered ,the closing prayer and .the meeting was adjourned to meet again on ay 28th. Delicious refreshments were served of coffee, miniature sandwiches and cookies. Dr. VanMetre Talks To AARP On Social comments 0 ,.the outgoing off icers and committee members. During .the business meeting President Riecks encouraged everyone o watch the Xerox T. V. proam on-ay 30, 1974 at 10:00 P. M. "WhDoes It Mean to Grow Old", whlt wSU prove to be very i mereing end educational. Atso, o write letters to Senator Barry 5. Goddwaer (Rap. Ariz.)  ,urge his continued efforts o repeal the earnings' 1,imittion impos- ed upon Socia,l Secuty bene- fits. Senator Goldwater has stated ,that t is wrong ormally as each citizen should be ble to earn an income wit hou un- fair restrictions, .to .the fu,l| lhnit of hLs a.bflRy and ini,tia- rive. Dr. Jvn L. VnMetre of Carles Town, was ,the guest speaker at the AARP meeting. He addressed the members as fellow senior ci,tizens and re- lated his persona experience wi,th Medicare and Social Secu- rRy programs, along width some of their disadvantages and abuses. Dr. VanMetre explained that at, though Social Security was orced upon us, ,i was only intended to be a supple- merit to other personal etire- mere .benefits and hat ;the ,gov ernment was not to cover ful.l responsibility. In rev.iew- ig Medicare, ,he stated t should be ,the actu1 law rther than ,the spirit of the law. The Medicare premiums 'have in- creased ,three times since its' origin. owever more and con- tinued +limitations have been Robert Ott Placed First In State Speech Competition ROBERT OTT Rohet Ot, won first place in Prepared Speech in state wide competition at ,the West Virginia Ski;l,10yympics. He wilt epreset West Vnia at he National Olympics at San Antonia, Robert is enr(l, led n electronics at James Pumsey and a junior t Jefferson High School. placed upon 'benefits. Dr. Van Meter explained it appears hat a computer deter- mines ,how ,long you stay in the ,hospital, arm ha`t benefi.ts might be paid hosed upon what is normal or average for a part icular i.llness. Fm'ther .review LIVE & FRESH SEAFOOD LEETOWH GROCERY (4 Doors West of Fish Hatchery) Live Lobsters- Lobster Tails- Oysters ROCK - TROUT- SChLLOI (All Other Available Species All-risk insurance for outboard boat owners Nationwide's all-inclusive motorboat policy is de- signed to bring you truly caretree boating, Low in cost.., high in protection against just about any hazard you can think of-- including damage to other boats. Check this policy from Nationwide. Call or set: DOMINlCK 'W(ll" FAItO Your Local Jeff. County Aaent PH. 72S-SS14 - 72-s33a  NATIONWIDE INSURANCE NattonwiOe IS on your sde Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Home Office: Columbus, Ohio o i Chaes Town Chapter 1028 Women of the Moose dmd ele- ven women to go to I.mrol, Md. workers were then escorted to on Sunday, May 5, and receive, their seat. hei,r Academy of Friendghip The enrollment was held for Degree. They were: 'irley five members. They were: Jua Svab, .Helen Barnard, Phoda nRa V. Richard, Rose M. Omn Cooper, Peggy Boston, 'Peg O' dler, Christine Owens, Li.rtda Keefe,Ethel Tampher, Carolyn Huff and Frances Carpenter. er, Kay Thomas, The new co-wotkers were pre Sbimp, Mary Russell and Peaxl sented n ,the heart of the Kin. Women of he Moose and given The Academy of Fiendship he Sign of Courtesy and a 4s the frst honor degree for the Women. LaSso MObr was e cicer in chage tha day. Those ttending with the above ,gifts were: Ma, rie White, Jean Jamison, Helen all three who ave earned their academy degrees. Darmae Judd Brown Receives B. A. Oegree Damae Judd Brown of t., 3, Harpers Perry, ,received a badhelor o arts degree z,t West Virginia Wesleyan's 8th ann- uzl commencement. Her major was music. The class of 356 seniors was one of the la, rgest classes of recent yeas. The ctiploms were presented by Presiden John D. Rockefeller I. She is the daug%ter of Mr. and Mrs. W, illiam R. Brown of 1oute 3, Hapers Ferry. She graduated fl-bm Wesley- an with rngna eum laude honors. YOUR LOCAL Security, Medicare Te regular monthly meeting of the Jefferson County, Chap ter 799 of the American Assoei a,tion of Retired Persons,-Inc. was hold on May 9. Recently elected President Charles B. Rieeks introduced ,the new off icers, board of di, rectocs and the vious cemmittee chair- men and expressed favorable Our Fish Slept In The Bay Last Night LEETOWN GROCBY 725-4567 OPEN 7 DAYS PER WEEK (4 Doors West of Fish Hatchery) by ==et11= and detennin.'(m would be made by a committee called In the cut lines "Professional Standard L-wew ivar Civic Oganization." Show carried in On Comprehensive National sue, the name of ealth Insurance, ,l-dch means winners was social medicine from cradle o name was listed grave, Dr. Van Metre voiced Holder md t his opinion, that i,t has not Shetli Diane Lewis, orked in other countries, as wel4 as paivate medicine has in tis country, considering thei. GO TO respective zdvatages and dis advanges. DANCE Charles Town American Legion SATISDAY, JUNE 1,- (10 ll MUSIC BY GIBB SAGE (Members and Guests Westingh00se_ Dealer APPLIANCE CENTER FULI STOCK OF 2- ELECTRICAL ?RING MATERIAL 00000000C00RAToes m co00mmNm LAWN MOWERS- RANGES & MANY MORE Dial 725.5516 MAGAHA, Inc. Electrical' Conlnctor - AppEance Center North George Street -. W. Va. I Your Pharmacist... Dedicated to you Your health is your pharrnO" cist's utmost concern. When you need him, he's happy to serve. Call or come in. STUCK & ALGER PHARMACY, INC. Charles Town, W. Va. DIM., 725.621 This is one of the best made suites [or the money we have able to find on the market today. / I I. ' -*. , : "IlL =,,,=,,s ' Le" :-,4!I " '' .d 71;" r '-' -:-- " -- CHEST. DRESF.2 : s375oo MELVIN STRIDER ' T. CO. ..... Dial 7.5-7068 -- Home Ot Fme Furniture -- Charles Town, W. Va. We have open stock pieces IN STOCK for large or small m both maple or white for the httle grls room. All Mlcart ! = tops, and IN OUR SfOCK FOR IItIEDIAfE DELIVERY. 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