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6 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JUNE I, 1978 -- -------L------ _ 2 L-'-'-___ _-_--_ _ L SUMMIT POINT Mrs. Stuart Crim Dial 725-7777 (Deferred From Last Week) RURITAN CLUB LADIES NIGHT Members of the South Jef- ferson Ruritan Club entertained their wives and the widows of several of the charter members at a dinner on May 15 at the Cliffside Motor Inn. A brief program followed during which attendance pins were awarded and one new member, Clayton Stagner, was initiated into the club. At the conclusion, the group enjoyed dancing to the music of The Country Kings. About 60 members and gues I were present for the evening s festivities. Mrs. Lawrence DeHaven, Mrs..Otho Marsh, Mrs. William Hale and Mrs. Wallace Snyder of Charles Town, motored to Middletown, Va., on Thursday to attend the Needlework Show which was held at Belle Grove near there, and to have lunch at the Wayside Inn. Miss Marian Phillips, a missionary from Engu, Nigeria, was a gqest for several days last week at the home of Mr. and MrS. Elwood Cheshire and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. James Suyder were among those attending the 50th reunion of the Class of 1928 of the Charles Town High School, which was held recently at the Cliffside Motor Inn. Mr. Snyder was a member of the class and Mrs. Snyder was the guest speaker for the evening's program. HOLDS BUFFET LUNCHEON The Rev. John Glover, Ar- chdeacon o[. the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, visited and participated in the services at St. John's Church in Rippon, the Church of the Holy Spirit, in Summit Point and Grace Church, Middleway, on Sunday. Following the last service, the congregations of the three churches honored him with a buffet luncheon held at the White Church, and was attended by about 50 persons. , Miss Dianne Brown, who had spent the pasttwo weeks visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Cameron and son, left from Dulles Airport on Friday to fly back to her home in Davenport, Iowa. On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Cameron had as their overnight guests, the latter's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Ciailante of Balacynwd, Pa., who spent Monday at the home of-the latter's brother and sister-in. law, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Stagner. Mr. Ernest Rudolph and Mr. Clay Stamey attended the overnight Retreat held on Saturday at Sleepy Creek in Berkeley County, for the Deacons. and Elders of the Church at Middleway. The annual Spring Carnival held on Friday at the South Jefferson Elem. School, was well attended and quite suc- cessful. The carnival., sponsored by the school, featured many kinds of booths, games, cake walks and other types of recreation including pony and motorcycle rides. Mrs. Ernest Webb of Orchard Hills was a visitor Friday at the home of her and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph and sons. Mrs. Roy Vernon of Garrisonville, Va., was a guest last week at Shenstone, home of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Snyder, and visiting with them on Saturday was Mrs. Russell Druschei On Tuesday of last week, Mrs. Snyder was among the guests attending a dinnerJ at the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown, honoring Miss Helen Roberts who is retiring at the close of the school year after 40 years of service in the Jefferson County school system. Complimenting their daughter Kelley on her 7th birthday, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gainer en- tertained her young friends and their mothers at their home Sunday. The youngsters spent a very enjoyable afternoon during which games were played and the guest of honor was presented with many attractive gifts Late in the afternoon refreshments, comllete with a decorated cake with seven candles, were served by Mrs. Gainer. Mr. and Mrs. William Henry and son of Charles Town, visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Stagner and daughter, Mrs. Susan Turner and her daughter at Monte View. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chrisman and son of Leetown, game in which his team, the Bluebirds, coached by Mr. Herbert Furr, defeated the Charles Town A's, coachecT bY Mr. Brownie Chrisrnan by a score of 5 to 3 in extra innings thereby attaining a tie for first place in the Potomac Little League Senior Division. LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYS FIRST GMAE The Summit Point Little League played the first game of the season on Thursday at the ball field at the South Jefferson Elem. School with the Braves defeating the Pirates by a score of 10 to 4. Paul Rudolph was the winning pitcher and the losing pitcher was J. D. Davis. Three games will be played next week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. This year the Summit Point Little League is comprised of three teams: the Braves, coached by Bill Hale and Walter Knott; the Pirates, coached by Steve Carter and Mike DelColle and the Rangers, coached by Ricky Longerbeam and Buddy Payne. Ernest Rudolph is the coordinator of the league. Mr. and Mrs. William Hal and children had as their houseguests from Thursday until Monday, the former's father, Mr. J. W. Hale, of Charleston, W. Va., the latter's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Peter McCormick and daughters, of Pittsburg, Pa., and the Messrs. Guy Holsclaw, David Wilson, Jack Taylor and Randy Hall, all of Raleigh, N.C. The five men and Clifford Hale spent three days and two nights floating down the Cacapon River m canoes, fishing by day and camping along the shore by night, returning to the Hale home late Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Nella Brenner of Dude City, Fla., was an overnight guest on Thursday at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. David Wood and daughters. On Monday of last week, the Rev. and Mrs. Wood attended the Full Gospel Businessmens' dinner meeting which was held at the steak house in Winchester, Va. ANNUAL SPRING MEETING The annual Spring meeting of the Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Clubs was held ,Tuesday at the Community 'Cent tqpar Bardme, than 60 present A program ,as presented in the morning during which a film on the Arts and Crafts of West Virginia was shown by Mr. John VanTol, a musical program was presented by the Leetown Club and Mr. Kenneth Willingham talked to the group about preparedness for emergencies at the local level and conducted a question and answer period. At noon, a covered dish luncheon was enjoyed, followed by a meeting of the County Council. Those attending from the Summit Point Club were the Mesdames William Hale, George Crim, Leroy Cheshire, Wallace Suyder, Edward McKee, John Magaha, Lee Allen Drish and Stuart Crim Mrs. James Snyder of Shen- stone, attended a banquet held by the Jefferson County Education Association at the Cliffside Motor Inn on Saturday. The guest speaker for the program was ex-Governor Arch Moore. On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Snyder had as their dinner guests, Miss Pat Smith of Charles Town: Miss Melba Buckland and Miss Sue KnoR, both of Shepherdstown. Mr. and Mrs. John Cheshire anddaughter of Berryville, were visitors Sunday of the former's parents, Mr. and IV m. Elwood Cheshire. On Sunday, Mr. and M/. Cheshire, their daughter Stepl3anie and their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Karl DeHaven, were guests at a picnic held at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Deborah Lock- wood and her children in Mid- dleway. Visitors over the Memorial Day weekend at the hote of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Glassford and family were the latter's niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Donald McGlauflin and children, of Leavittown, Pa.; her brother, Mr. Daniel Menear of Baltimore, Md., and Mr. and Mrs. Glassford's daughter, Mrs. Mollie Nobrega of Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph and Mr. and Mrs. Clay Stamey, both of whom were celebrating their 18th wedding an- niversaries, spent Friday and Saturday visiting at Cacapon State Park, enjoying the festivitie marking the opening of the park for the summer season and visiting a number of places of interest in the Berkeley Springs area. On Friday, they had dinner at the Treetop Inn, where the management sur- prised them by presenting each couple with a cake with one Karen stamey visited at the home of Mr. and, Mrs. James Andrews in Charles Town and Doug Stamey was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Clatterbuck at their home in Middleway. ENTERTAIN AT PICNIC SUPPER Mr. and Mrs. Edward McKee, Sr., entertained members of their family at a picnic supper held at their home on Sunday. Those present for the occasion were their sons-in-law and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Meadie Gochenour and children of Bedington; Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Jackson and son of Middleway; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Oft and daughter of Kearneysville; their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Edward McKee, Jr., and son, of Green Acres Trailer Court; Mr. McKee's brother and sister-in. law, Mr. and Mrs. Newton McKee and Mrs. McKee's hrotber-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rice, all of Bedingtou. Also visiting with the group during the evening was Miss Shirley Macoughtry. Mr. Stuart Crim, Jr., of Phoenix, Ariz., arrived at Dulles International Airport early Saturday to spend the next five days with his mother, Mrs. Stuart Crim, Sr., and his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Stagner and family at Monte View. Mr. Urim, who is associated with Shure Electronics in Phoenix, will leave Wednesday for business appointments in Covington, Ky., and Chicago, Ill., before returning o his home the last of the week. Mrs. Clay Stamey and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph attended the women's meeting of the Church at Middleway held on Wed- nesday at the home of Mrs. Betty Longerbeam in Shady Acres near Middleway. Following the business meeting a program on "The Coffee House Ministry" was presented by Miss Tummy Braithwaite after which a social hour was enjoyed and refresh- merits were served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Cameron and son and the lab ter's uncle, Mr. Stuart Crim, attended the modified stock car races held near Winchester, Va., on Saturday. ANNOUNCE BIRTH OF A SON. Mr. and Mrs. William Cully of Flagstop, have announced the birth of a son in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital on Friday, May 26. The new arrival, who weighed 8 pounds and 11 ounzes at birth, has been given the name of Peter William and is the second son in the family, having a two year old brother, Oliver. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Webb and son of Orchard Hills, were guests of the latter's brother-in- law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph and family on Sunday for the first cook-out of the season. CHARLES TOWN FROM PAGEONE and Charles Town, Tim used his talented voice to put on radio programs, and for the past 30 years he has ber.a "rely associated with l.drbe hop singing groups, having hell a to organize a local ur, some .ars ago. He has als bee .aost active in the Charles To: Lions Club for the past 35 years, the Moose Club and the Charles Town United Methodist Church. He  is married to the former Helen Grumbine, of Frederick, and they are the parents of one daughter wtio resides in Hagerstown., Md. As for Bill Van Tol, the word with him these daysis "grow and expand and not retrench", and this is the second business he and his wife have purchased within the past year. Bill, who is married to the former Barbara Kline, was living and Working in Hager- stown, Md., when be decided to join his father, P.H.B. Van Tol and his mother Johanna Van Tol in the florist business here in Charles Town. That was in December of 1950. His mother and father, who had been operating a nursery in Shepherdstown for a number of years, had in early December, 1941, decided to open a florist business in Charles Tow. They. had rented a small area rin the r old Grandstaff Building, located where the Hoover 'IV Center is now located in Charles Town. Later, needing more space, Mr. and Mrs. Van Tol moved their business to a section of the building which formerly housed the Peoples Bank of Charles Town. Next, they moved their business to the cOmer of North George and West Liberty Streets, where the Old Opera House is now located. And it was after Mr. and Mrs. Van Tol ad wife took over the florist business, and in 1971 they pur- chased the old Trapnell building on the corner of West Charles and West Washington StreetS, and after extensive remodeling, moved the business into that location. Then on August 1, 1977, Mr. and Mrs. Van Tol purchased a gift shop and greeting card business known as the Apple Tree and located on North Queen :Street in Martinsburg and with this addition, they opened a florist shop in the same area. Mr. and Mrs. Van Tol are the parents of two daughters and one son, one daughter residing at home and a student at Jefferson High School, the other residing and teaching school in Morgantown and the son, a student at West Virginia UniVersity in Morgantown. LYLE From Page 1 mittee are: MrS. Virgil Maphis; of Shenandoah Junction, and Lewis Tabler, of Shepherdstown, both representing the Shepherdstown District. Plans were also finalized for the Executive -Committee to have a booth in behalf of the county's Democratic party at the annual Jefferson County Fair; and also for staging an ox- roast at the Fairgrounds on Saturday afternoon, August 5. Tickets for the ox-roast will he made available to the public about the middle of June, it was decided. It was also announced at the meeting that assurances bad already been received from West Virginia Senator Jennings Randolph and Congressman Harley O. Staggers, of this Second Congressional District. Both Staggers and Randolph are seeking re-election in the November election. The committee also adopted a resolution as a tribute to the late Frederick O. Byrer, prominent Charles Town attorney, who had served as a member of the Eecutive Committee from the Harpers Ferry District until his unexpected death on May 22, at his home. A copy of the resolution is being carried on the Editorial page of this copy of this newspaper. The committee also observed a period of silence at the outset of the meeting as a tribute to Attorney Byrer. HIGHER POWER From Page I near Willow Island, W. Va., which is due in service in 1979-80. More than half the funds needed for that continued construction will come from the sale of bonds or stocks. "If we are to meet our customers' needs, we must have higher rates to restore to an acceptable level the rate of return on people's savings already entrusted to our use,", McCardell said. "Only by doing this we do have any hope of competing in the money market for those vast amounts of new capital needed for con- struction." Potomac Edison serves. customers in Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral and Morgan counties. William Kline Newly Elected; McCauley Is Re-elected To Council With no Mayoralty race and two councilmanic races, not much interest was demonstrated inthe Charles Town municipal election Thursday by the town's voters with only 192 of them taking the time to cast a ballot. Although he was not opposed in the balloting, Charles Town Mayor D. C. Master did receive a total of 187 votes for a 6th two- year term as Mayor. There was one new face in Charles Town politics elected to the Charles Town Council from Ward 3, that being William Kline, who rather easily defeated two other opponents in J. B. Huyett and William Coyle by a vote of 133 to 36 for Huyett and 23 for Coyle. Donald Clendening, who had been serving in this councilmanic post for some time, did not seek re- election. In Ward 4, there was a two- way contest, with incumbent Fred McCauley being re-elected overFrank Kishton, 116 to 52. Incumbents Q. D. Fleming and Ed Braxton, of Wards 1 and 2, were unopposed in their bids for re-election. Fleming, who recently was" elected to the county board of education, polled 142 votes Braxton polled 140 votes WAR DEAD REMEMBERED SUNDAY AT MEMORIAL SERVICE HELD BY VFW POST, AUXILIARY ATEDGE HILL CEMETERY Jefferson County had the distinction of having two different Memorial Day observances this year, one on Sunday, May 28 and one on Monday, May 29, but none on May 30. The above picture shows a scene for the first service which was held at Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Towr/on Sunday afternoon, May 28, at 2 p.m. to pay tribute to all of Jefferson County's war dead. And this service was sponsored by the Jefferson County Memorial Post No. 3522 Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Auxiliary and a crowd of several hundred turned out to pay a tribute to the war dead and also to participate in the solemn program, which was arranged by Mrs. Isabel Albright, Americanism chairman of the VFW Auxiliary. Dr. James Moler, prominent Charles Town banker, civic leader and legislator, was the principal speaker on the program, and he emphasized the tremendous courage and sacrifices of those who have given of their lives in all past wars that the United States and other nations in the world might live in freedom. Dr. William Ramkey, of the Charles Town Presbyterian Church, offered a prayer of dedication on the program and a large and lovely wreath was placed at the base of the flag pole monument in Edge Hill in memory of those who have paid the supreme sacrifice. Representatives of the Youth of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow group an organization of young people founded by the VFW Auxiliary, along with members of a Boy Scout Troop, are shown in the background of the picture, which also shows Mrs, Albright, right, and-Mrs. Beverly Jones, president of the VFW Auxiliary, who presided for the program and mad the introductions. (Photo by William Harner) Red Swim School To Be Held July 10-21 At Park Traffic Installed Patrick Among the on in 42 counties will be the traffic signal on East of Patrick Henry The signal activated and entering and ping Plaza from tM 340 four-lane Bidding on this projects have be and the bids June 6. Day In IS. A special JeffersoJ held July 8 holds its benefit brealdast.. This breakfast ham, eggs, hash and hot coffee This will be auction, where t able to find many items. The Swords of the, on hand to render music during In addition, dogs, country soft drinks ann will be available All civic clubs volunteer help fro" year's overall the day in the Fairfax Native Fast Becomi Top Horse Tariner At The annual Swim School sponsored by the Jefferson Connty Chapter of the American Red Cross, has been set for July 10 through July 21. It will be held at the Jefferson County Memorial Park Pool, it was stated by Rev. Richard E. Neal, Water Safety Chairman for the Chapter. Applications for the swim school are available at the Red Cross Office on the first floor of the County Building in Charlds Town, and will be at the Park Pool after opening and the Old Charles Town Library. There will be classes in Beginners, Advanced Begin- ners, Intermediate Swimmer, Basic Water Safety, Basic Rescue and Water Safety, Ad- vanced Lifesaving and Adult Swimming. A child must be 8-years-old due to crowded conditions at the pool. You must fill out the ap- plications completely and bring with you to register. Please take notice of news releases in newspapers and radio. The classes are all free of charge and the teachers are all volunteers and are not paid. The Jefferson County Chapter is a partner of the United Givers Fund of Jefferson County as is the Jefferson Memorial Park Pool. No one is refused an ap- plication or entry into class because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Heart Fund's Walk June 4 The walk for the Heart Fund will be held Sunday, June 4, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Heck's i parking 16t, it was announced [today. The public is invited to get behind this worthy project and i help defeat West Virginia's number one killer, which is heart disease. For each person who collects i)0 or more, they will he presented with an American Heart Association cookbook valued at '$11.95. Each person with $25 in collections will get an American Heart Association T- shirt. For each $15, an Americap Heart Association frisbee will be given. In order to qualify for the awards, the money raised has to i he turned in by June 15th. All !churches and the public are urged to support this project. Information and forms can he obtained by contacting Ott's Elizabeth "Betsy" Marshall began riding horses when she was five years old. Today the 24- year-old Fairfax, Va., native is fast becoming one of the top thoroughbred trainers at the Charles. Town Turf Club and Shenandoah Downs. Ms. Marshall turned to training in 1975 and currently has a 12-horse stable under her care. Through the first 44 nights of the Spring meet the former jockey has snt out five winners from 16 starters and has also picked up several second and third place checks. While handling the chores of training her stable, Marshall also finds time to operate Bluemont Farm, a 15-acre spread near Jefferson in Frederick County, Md. She began riding at five and started showing horses at a very young age. Betsy is quick to tell you that one of her biggest thrills was winning a class in the Washington, D.C., International Horse Show with her horse Secret Passage." Ms. Marshall gained her in- terest in horse racing through ,Henry P. Mercer, another Fairfax native and one of the leading trainers here for the past 10 years. "I grew up near M. Mercer and started working around his horses. He taught me a lot and took time to help me. I really learned a lot from him," she said while grazing Poker Pete, one of two stars of her stable. In speaking of her success, Betsy is quick to say a lot of credit goes to Mary Willis and Ann Titus, who own Rock Hill Farm near Round Hill, Va., jockey Roger Hudson and the crew she has working for her. "Rock Hill Farm has bred good horses and has sent some of them to me. Without good horses you can't do much. Roger is one of the best riders around here. When You ask him something he is able to answer it and can tell you if something can be done to help a horse, like changes in equipment Its things like that tions before and after the walk. In addition, a fund-raising day has been set for July 8th at 7 a,m., at Jefferson Memorial Park when the Charles Town Kiwanis Club holds its-4ow- famous bretkfast consisting of ham, eggs, hash browns nd-hot coffee and orange juice. This will be followed with an auction and the Swords of the ,Spirit will again be on hand to CLEAN UP TIME -- "Betsy" Marshall lends a hand in her two,-year-olds a bath after a recent workout. which mean a lot in this game," Marshall Ms. Marshall commented. ,,economiCS "I also have very dedicated You have employees," she stated. work hard and are here when they are needed and I depend on that I them very much." is isn't Although divorced,  Ms. you Marshall finds very little time for outside activities as she has four broodmares on her farm and also breaks yearlings for' sales. "I really enjoy breaking yearlings. I' break them on a small scale, getting them looking and doing good so they, can bring the best price at sales. Besides Pnker Pete the other star of the stable is Rock Hill Farm's Sneaky Feats. Poker .Pete had won the first two starts of the season in starter- allowance company but was out of the money in his last start, after dueling for the lead for most of the one mile and yo yard test. Sneaky Feats came out in the next race that night to gain his third victory in four starts while reversing his lone defeat to Kissing Lizzie. Betsy turned to training after breaking her legriding. She rode were visitors Sunday at the ,There were five write-in provide good music, as BetsyCritchfield, hermaiden cndidates for Mayor including Business Service or call Bob Ott All civic clubs are urged to name. "I rode for a while but the home of the latter's mother, candle While their parents were made this move that Bill and his Mrs W J Purr away, Mark and John Rudolph. wife came back to Shepherd- ]one vote each for Merle Alger,' at 7-7854.. In addition most, volunteer to help in this project, broken leg stopped me. I then Ste,.henn Do,__nmo of Harn_,__rs" visited with their auntand uncle, Istown to res|ae and fo become a [ Clark Purr, Frank Kmhton,' [cnurcnes have the mformatmn" ' [ w|th interested groups urged te" ' went to gallop'gin horses for the .... 'wg,awrni, ..-- ......... t;ht o_es.t on Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Webb in ,--.]part of the Van Tol Florist .J George Stocks and Betty Ann ] .... and forms involving the Heart ] attend, an orgamzatmnal' " late Russ Palmer and m' 1975 Friday at the home of Mark Orchard Hills, Paul Rudolph I nusmess. . [ Wall. And there was one write-in I,no waJ.. [ meeting tonight at 8 p.m. The took out my trainer's license," Rudolph. On Saturday, Mt was a guest at the home of[ With t death_of both Mr. ,ann I voto for former councilman Tom I The Swerds of the Spirit will Igeal for this year's event is she said.   played in an exciting baseball I Herble Payne in Mtddleway; [Mrs. P.H.B. Van TOI, Bill and hm. [Stocks in the Ward 1 race. [ render several musical selec- [$3'000' ' [ Speaking as a trainer Ms.