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18 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JUNE 8,1978 THE TENTS ARE PITCHED, STAGE SET FOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL The tents are pitched and the stage is all set for the some 130 artists and craftsmen to demonstrate their wares before thousands who are expected to attend the 7th annual Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival to be staged this Friday through SUMMIT POINT Mrs. Stuart Crim Dial 725-7777 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL The annual Vacation Bible School sponsored by the United Methodist Church will open on Monday, June 12, and continue through June 16, with the theme for study this year being con- cerned with the life of Jesus. Commencement will be held Saturday, June 11. The school will be well staffed, with classes for children from 3 through 16 and will be held from 9 a.m. until 12 noon each day. All children in the area are cordially invited to attend. To kick off the V.B.S., a parade will be held through the streets of Summit Point on Friday, June 9. Any children wanting to participate in the parade are to meet at the church at 6 p.m. and if they wish, may bring an entry such as bicycle or .wagon, decorated to emphasize the theme of the Bible School study. During the parade it is hoped that motorists will exercise caution and he on the lookout for these children. The Rev. David Wood will leave Wednesday for Swoope, Va., where he will remain until June 17, going there to par- ticipate in a continuing education and leadership development course. In his absence, services at St. John's, Rippon, Grace Church Mid- dleway and the Church of the Holy Spirit will be conducted by Lay Readers. Visitors on Sunday of Mrs. W. J. Furr were her son and, Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Furr and children of Bakerton and her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cbrisman and son of Leetown. The Rev.and Mrs. Roy Vernon of Garrisonville, Va., were visitors Wednesday of last week at Shenstone, home of the lat- ter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Snyder. The Rev. and Mrs. Vernon are moving in the near future to their newly remodeled home, West Shenstone. BWMS MEETING The Baptist Women's Missionary Society "met on Thursday at the home of Mrs. Woodrow Drish in Middleway, with seven members present. The meeting was called to order by the president and was opened with devotions led by Mrs. Owen Swisher. Following a routine business meeting, the evening's lesson, "Who, Why, How: The Career Missionaries, was presented by Mrs. Philip Drish. At its conclusion the meeting was adjourned and a social hour was enjoyed and refreshments were served by 'the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Cheshire and daughter attended the Memial Day services held Saturday at the Mt. Zion Chukh near Augusta, W. Va., with her daughter remaining in August overnight with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Kline and family. On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Cheshire attended Sunday near historic Harpers Ferry, just off U.S. Route 340, on asection of land which was forrmerly the Sam Michael's Farm at Zoar. The above pic- ture shows the huge tents which have been erected on the site to house the various arts and crafts exhibitors. the Grapes family reunion in Slanesvllle, W. Va., enjoying lunch with relatives and later attending the memorial services at Ebenezer Church near Romney. Complimenting Mr. Jack Pondur of Charles Town on his birthday, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph and sons entertained at a cook-out at their home on Thursday. Those present in addition to the Rudolphs and Mr. Pondur were Joe French, Jimmy Myers of Charles Town; Dwayne Frazier, Steve Conrad, Alan " Darlington, Donald Crawford of Ranson; Gary Franks of Middleway; Pege VanTol and Kelli Gainer of Summit Point. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ott and daughter were visitors Sunday at the home of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs..Edward McKee, St. Mr. Clay Stamey flew from Dulles International Airport on Monday to spend a week on business "in Kansas City, Mo., returning home Saturday, STUDENTS HONORED AT DINNER The 6th grade students of the South Jefferson Elem. School and their parents were honored at a dinner held in the school cafeteria on Thursday. The students, who are saying good- bye to the school, were treated to a dinner complete with two large cakes baked by Mrs. Ernest Rudolph. During the program, Doug Stamey was named as the outstanding boy in the class and i Tracey Haymaker as the out- standing girl. This achievement is recognized with an award and the honor of having their names inscribed on the school plaque, a custom which was instituted by the South Jefferson Ruritan Club some years ago. Mr. and Mrs. William Henry and son moved on Saturday from their former home near Charles Town to a house in the Village owned by Mrs. Richard Schmidt: Both grew up in Summit Point and the community welcomes them back home. Misses Vickie Glassford and Nicole Nobrega, members of the Summit Point Busy Bees 4-H Club, attended the Regional 4-H Talent Round-Up held Saturday at the Hampshire County High School in Romney. Vickie was awarded a blue ribbon for her dramatic reading and Nicole won a blue ribbon in the junior division for her playing of two selections on. the piano. Another member of the Busy Bees, Kevin Johnson, took part in a tumbling act and also was awarded a blue ribbon. CongrItulations to these young people. Mrs.Ernest Rudlph and son John were lunch guests Friday at the home f Mr. and Mrs. Michael DeIColle and family. Complimenting their teacher, Mr. David Smith, on his bir- thday, the students of the 5th grade at the South Jefferson Elem. School honored him with a party held at the school Thur- sday. The party was planned and carried out by the youngsters, assisted at serving time by several mothers, and featured a birthday cake baked and - ' ---_-_-=-=_-_-_-_-i-_-_=--_ -- KEYES FERRY ACRES, Charming, 3 bedroom, brick and siding rambler on a lovely landscaped and wooded 3/4 acre. Air conditioning and cottage in back. Added features. Near Harpers Ferry commuter train. $52,500. SHANNoNDALE -- Idyllic 3 bedroom cedar log home. Stone fireplace, great kitchen, carport. Beautifully landscaped 2) 3 acre garden plot. A very special property. $45,000. SHANNoNDALE -- Building lots. ORCHARD HILLS --3 bedrooms, tl/z bath, extra large pleasant kitchen, nice yard. FHA & VA Financing. $31,500. decorated by Mrs. Katherine Jones. VANDALS AT WORK AGAIN Once again vandals have been abroad in the village evidently amusing themselves at the expense of others. Last week eight street lights were shot out in one evening plunging about half of the village in darkness. The State Police were notified of the incident and are making an investigation so perhaps when the culprits have been located there will be no recurrence of this malcious mischief. V.B.S. AT BAPTIST CHURCH The annual Vacation Bible School to be held at the Bptist Church will bold its opening session Monday, June 12 and continue through June 23. The school is under the direction of Mrs. Robert Howard and classes will be held each morning from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. All children, in the community from four years old through Junior High school l age are invited. Mrs. Clay Stamey and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph were among the guests attending a stork shower honoring Mrs. Craig Staubs of Martinsburg, held by Mrs. Richard Shirley and Mrs. William Seibert of Walnut Grove at the former's home in Mid- dleway on Saturday. Dinner guests Sunday at the home of Mr: and Mrs. Leroy Cheshire were their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Stocks and sons of Charles Town and their daughter, Mrs. Lee Allen Drish and her daughters. Mr. Stuart W. Crim, who had spent the past four days visiting with his mother, Mrs. Stuart W. Crim, Sr., and his brother-in-law and sister, Mr: and Mrs. Clayton Stagner at Monte View, left on Wednesday for Covington, Ky., returning home in Phoenix on Friday. He was accompanied to the airport by his mother and sister. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henry and children spent Sunday fishing and picnicing on the Shenandoah River near the Bloomery. Mrs. Delaney Jenkins en- tertained members of her family at a picnic held at her home Sunday. ' Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hott and children and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Henry and children spent Sunday picnicing in the Sleepy Creek State Park in Berkeley Connty. MILLVILLE Miss Dorothy Lake Dial 535-2261 Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kahne, of Covington, Va., were weekend guests of the former's sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Longerbeam and also with Mr. and Mrs. Norman James. Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson and son and Mrs. Lula Ranalli were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ranalli and Mr. Ed Chrisman of Leetown; Mr. and Mrs. John Hawk of Chestnut Hill and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Johnson of Bakerton. Mr. and Mrs. Vince Lilla, Mrs. James Lilla, Mrs. Eddie Staubs, Mr. and Mrs. Manny taubs and son Chad and Brad Morgan were all Sunday dinner geusts of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jamison of Dargan, Md. Recent Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson and Mrs. Lula Ranalli and Mr. and Mrs. James Lilla were Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Mathena and Mrs. Harris of Woodstock, Md. Mrs. Alfred Johnson of Laurel, Md., spent Friday tfight with her mother, Mrs. Dewey Meadows. Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Longerbeam were Mr. and Mrs. Charley Milburne, Mrs. Buckey Chapman and children, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Bond and son, Mr. and Mrs. Norman James and Mr. and Mrs. Granville Longerheam. Mrs. Bill King of Laurel, Md., was a recent Sunday guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Lilla. i i LEETOWN AREA -- Real buys ! (1) 5.9 Acres creek front, ideal for weekend retreat site, 300 ft. on stked stream, tillable, $9,750! 8 percent owner terms; (2) 3/z Acres, gorgeous view, invest or retire, great home site. Only $7950l Call 301-432-5454. MACHAT REALTY INC. ANTIETAM AREA, MD. -- 3 acre parcels in 19th Century styled home community, ar- chitecturally controlled. Perfect Mt. setting nr. Brunswick commuter. Totally unique for buyers who require excellence. Call 301-432-5454 MACHAT REALTY Inc. 1, Md. By appt. June l-lt H I REAL ESTSTE FOR SALE Member Loudoun f ""13 Purcellville. Va. Call Collect: " 703-338-7611 Or Evenings BILL CAREY, Broker 703668-6312 Awards Day Held In Business Education Classes At Jefferson Letters To Editor JuneS, 1978 Dear Sir: If you were playing Little League Baseball, and in the last inning you were far behind, could you ask that another in- ning or so he added to playing time "to give you the chance to catch up? Well, hardly. Little Leaguers would yell, "Poor sport." But proponents of ERA see that there is little chance of ERA being ratified before March 22, 1979 and want Congress to change the rules and to give them another seven years to work to get ERA ratified. TYPING AWARD WINNERS -- Shown above are those who won the top typing awards for the past year at Jefferson High and were so honored at the awards day. They are, seated -- Kim Evans and Julie Gardner. Standing, left to right -- Kim Gruber, Debbie Jamison, Paul Espinosa, Beverley Walker and Velva White. Awards Day was held in the Business Education classes at Jefferson High School on May 29, 1978. Silver charms were presented to shorthand students passing the Gregg five-minute test at 60 WPM and transcribing it 95 percent accurately; Robin Burch, Pat Cronin, Misty Davidson, Kim Fraley, Pare Frye, Julie Gardner, Kim Evans, Debbie Jamison, Pam Jamison, Brenda Lafollette, Kathy Marcum, Lisa Oden, Leslie Rideoutt, .Alisa Smallwood, Kim Snyder and Sherry Ware. Silver charms were presented to shorthand students passing the Gregg five-minute test at 80 WPM and transcribing it 95 percent accurately: Mary Babbington, Bonnie Beatty, Cathy Fitzpatrick, Roberta Hosby, Lori Kerfoot, Lisa Kerns, Kim McDowell, Gina Noll, Debi Rodgers, Joy Rutherford, Cindy Sharra, Beverly Watson and Diane Wilt. Helene Hubbard received a silver charm for passing the 100 WPM test. The outstanding bookkeeping awards were presented to Robin Burch, Julia Gardner and KimberJ Jenkins. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Wilt of Chestnut Hill were Monday guests of the latter's parents, The ERA extension Bill amounts to misuse of the Democratic process by making a legislative body vote again and again on the same issue. Finally enough people leave then, at the last minute, the organized[ minority demands another vote and declares its motion passed. In another seven years the Type II students receiving ERA proponents can work on certificates of proficiency for their spiteful boycott (girlcott? typing 50 or more words per ERAcott?) which brings minute on a five-minute timed economic harm to hotels, writing with five or less errors restaurants, retail stores, and were: taxicabs in the 15 states. They' Kimberly Bell, Pam Biggs, plan that this ERAcott shall Robin Burch, Lisa Brooks, Amy throw thousands of waiters, Burden, Pat Cronin, Misty maids, clerks and other innocent Davidson, Beth Fraley, Kim- berly Fraley, Debbie Jamison, Hosby, Sue Kidwiler, Ross Pamela Jamison, Kelly John- Kilpatric, Patty Murphy, Laura son, Rhonda Link, Charlene Loy, Neal, Karen Nicodemus, Trina Kathy Marcum, Mary Jane Pinkcett, Connie Robinson, Martin, Kay McDonald, Vickie Mark Rudolph, Debbie Sine, Painter, Cindy Robinson, Kim Carol Smith, Doris Smith, Ynita Snyder, Carolyn Umscheif, Stickell, Mark Zimmerman and Beverley Walker, Linda Walls, Tracey Young. Beverly Watson, Velva White, Scarlett Wilt and Suzanne Swartz. ": ll, Students receiving silver charms for typing the most words in each section were: Julie Gardner 55 wpm; Paul Espinosa, 56; Kim Evans, 46; Russell Folkedall, 57; Kim Gruber, 51; Debbie Jamison, 62; Beverley Walker, 66 and Velva White, 65 wpm. The following Typing I students received certificates of proficiency for typing 40 or more words a minute on a five-minute timed writing with five or less errors: Wendy Carnes, Candy Danner, Missie Dotson, Lisa Downing, Paul Espinisa, Kim Evans. Terry Folk, Russell Folkedall, Dwayne Frazier, Julie Gardner, Julie Gore, Kim Gruber, Ellen Mr. and Mrs. Moss Ranalli. Hilton, Kevin Holmes, Vincent F. Denn King & Maple / Martinsburg (304) 263-8893 INWOOD -- Older 2 Story on 1 Acre. 3 BR, 11/2 Baths, Eat-in Kitchen, Family Room, Living Room, Detached Garage and Workshop. Route 51. $47,500. Ridgeway -- Modern Brick Rancher on 6 Acres. Six rooms, 21/2 Baths, Basement, 2 Fireplaces, 2 Car Garage and Detached 24 x 24 Workshop (Could be barn.) 10 Miles from Charles Town. $85,000. Hidden River--3 BR on 2 Acres w-creek frontage, ll Baths, Hardwood Floors, Deck, Patio, Horse Stall. Route 51. $36,000. June 8-1t REAL ESTATE FOR SALE OFF BAKERTON ROAD-- 10% acres, some trees, stream, /2 mile from train station. HIDDEN RIVER- (I) Approx. 2 acres, partly wooded, approved for mobile home. (2) Approx. 6 acres; partly wooded; 420' frontage on Opequon Creek. (3) Montico Mobile Home; 2 bdrms.; oil heat; air con- ditioner; fenced; I acre. RANSON-- 8 acres; industrial site; bordered on 2 sides by railroad', public water and sewage. LEETOWN ROAD-- 3 bedroom brick; fireplace; full basement; well and cistern;  acre. TUSCAWILLA HILLS-- 3 bdrm. alum. siding; family room with fireplace; elec. ht.; lot - 90' x 160'. SHANNONDALE-- 4 bedroom brick and frame; dining room; fireplace; hardwood floors; carpet; basement full and finished; elec. ht.; intercom; cent. air; lot - abt. /2 acre. HERMITAGE RIDGE-- 3 bedroom frame; 2 baths; fireplace; elec. ht.; garage; 2 acres. OFF ROUTE 51-- 3 bedroom brick; II baths; dining room; fireplace; family room; cent. air; I acre. Charles Town-- 3 bedroom aluminum siding and brick house - liv. rm. w-fireplace; Ig. est-in kitchen w-appliances; laundry rm, w-appliances; bath; elec. heat; central air; patio; outside storage buildings. $49,500. . ,On These & Other Listings Please Call:" E. L. McDonald! Jr" Agency 304-7 2 5 7 31 3 PAT KERCHEVAL 304-725-5888 i08 EAST WASHINGTON ST. -- PHONE: 725-8421 BRANCH OFFICE -- C. W. HENSELL. BROKER HARVEY: KERCHEVAL 304-725-5888. AFTER HOURS: JAMES E. WATSON -- 725-9136 L. B. ATHEY ,- Broker EMMA D. WATSON --725-9136 people out of some of the well he proponen$ It is quite extend the time of ERA. No amendment has more than four proponents claim be equal to men some people are than others. The limitation has b every amendment: but ERA equal, time to harass make innocent from their If time is the rights of should he included bill. ERA much more have the right to vote again say yes, but after I they are locked is. that the four already Tennessee, cannot rescind, such as Indiana Dakota, which vote over yes. Is that who are more is. So write and ask him to ERA know his but ff he amendment giving states the their minds other to vote for ERA. SOUTH GEORGE ST.- CHARLES Substantial 3-story brick residence on tree-shaded corner lot. modern kitchen. Eleven rooms basement and separate garage. Dorothy H. Caperton, Broker MOORE INSURANCE & REALTY 110 N. George St., Charles Town- FOR SALE MIDDLEWAY -- Near 3-M Plant. Two Room, Kitchen, Bath. Oil forced hot air heat. acre. EUCLID AVENUE -- Three bedroom all brick  room, dining room-kitchen, 1V2 baths, port, full basement. CHARLES TOWN -- 610 West Washiv stucco house with store room on the bedrooms, could use dining room for third front and back porches, corner lot. Oil RICHWOOD HALL -- Historical Colonial about 4 miles West of Charles Town on state land owned by Lawrence Augustine Samuel Washington, George's brother. hall with circular stairs - central air proximately 10 acres, with barn and s;noke on National Register. brick, three bedrooms, living room, two baths, garage and other water heat. Apprx. 10 acres. MICOU PROPERTY -- Four bedrooms, one with fireplace, trance hall, living room w-fireplace, Oil fired hot air heat, central air conditionl space, single garage, hardwood floors, lot well landscaped. RANSON -- Forrest St. between 10th and bedrooms, two baths, one story water heat. Large lot 240' x i25'. CHARLES TOWN -- 105 Fairfax Blvd. one brick home, three bedrooms, two bathS, fireplace, full basement, oil fired hot CHARLES TOWN -- 419 S. Mi with thirteen rooms 6ff three floors, full Oil fired hot water heat, back porch loors. Ideal for large family or well ments. Shown by appointment only. INVESTMENT PROPERTIES: One story asbestos siding home located st Charles Town. Double house, two story brick at 324 N. Ranspn. Each side has three Several other rental properties in Ranson. RANSON REAL And INSURANCE CO., THIRD AVENUE-- RANSON A Complete Insurance & Re d Esl FRANCIS M. FR YF" - REALTOR - "O PHONE: 725-7071 - 725.791 Solesman: ALLEN R. MARSHALL -