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- NO. 23 CHARLES TOWN, (Jefferson County), WEST VIRGINIA 25414 THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1982 24 PAGES-- PER COPY 20 Memorial Hospital Will Not Be $100,000 Chalh Foundation Lyle 0 ! II a con- his arms around a pole. He was aborted was handcuffed and carried to by officials at the Jef- his new home, then, after his ail. wrists were released he by Charles W. (Peacher) allegedly struck Peacher, Jr to jailer Ray Boyd in the head ended when an eight- saw cut and a saw cut eats in the steel plate, m~arated Peacher's a catwalk, were ? a magazine pin-up discovered were of hacksaw blade inside the sides of a box. eve the attempt been successful with his fist. Boyd has fried charges against Peacher in magistrate court for atten~ pted escape and hattery. Giardina sustained slight in- juries when he was attacked by another prisoner, Herman Wayne Linton, who tried to in- terfere with Peacher's move through the cell block. He plans to file charges against Linton, who is awaiting trial on a sexual assault charge. Peacber, 25, was jailed here last summer after he won an appeal for a new trial of his Jefferson Memorial inthis worthy cause, but due Hospital Administrator Jim to the lack of volunteers not Members of the Jefferson Bryan, was recently Jr ormed everyone could be seen per- County Democratic Executive that the Kresge Foundation of sonally," explained Van Committee met Tuesday Troy, Michigan would not be Me 'e. "Therefore we have evening for the purpose of re- issuing a $100,0 0 challenge to decided on a telephone organ~g[or the year and to Jefferson Memorial Hospital. solicitation so that everyone in discuss plans for future events "As usual, the number of Jefferson County can be proud qualified requests remains far of what we have accomplished above the number we can for our Hospital." approve. The unfortunate "We also have ongoing fund- result is that a substantial raising projects, that the number of meritorious citizens of the County can proposals must be declared," participate in," stated Tom stated Alfred H. Taylor, Coyle, President of the Board President of the Foundation, of Managers. "We had Night The Kresge Foundation is an at the Races, Challenge the independent private foun. Rapids, and now the raffle of dation, created in 1924 by the the Night For Two At The late Sebastian S. Kresge. It Bavarian Inn and Lodge." The was developed so that well- Bavarian Inn, owned by Mr. establis financially sound and Mrs. Erwin Asam, have and fully-accredited generously donated a Night and also the upcoming General election in Novom- her. Lyle C. Tabb, of Lseto n, a representative of the Mid- dieway District on the com- mittee, was re-elected to serve as the committee chairman. He has served in this post since 1974. Also elected were: Joseph P. ( qatian Jr of the (]mrles Town District, as vice chairman and Bianca Janm~, also a member of the com- mRtee from the Charles Town had been able the steel plate of a steel door at the catwalk, and three locked doors way to the out- the discovery, s attempted to move an isolation cell. resisted, wrapping May, 19'N, conviction in the shooting death of former Sheriff Rowlen E. "Speed" Moreland. On May 8 of this year he was convicted again by a jury and sentenced to life without parole. He was being held here until September pending a second appeal fried by his attorney, Steven M. Askin. In 1979 School School WLlsmm might know whether night ot not they can em'oll their a school choildren in summer school at 1979, which Martinstmrg High ~ and mzleits from taking receive appropriate credit. courses in In other actions, the 'board approved prof~onal ab- came to the ;approvedt esummer Mr. program to be wilson asked toAus t te0 polio7 ewo in the okaye contracts for the who purcP~ :~e of bond and take a summer duplicator paper from world cultural Paper~onse and Antietam subject. Paper Company; and allowed organizations could apply for For Two At the Bavarian Inn monies that would be used and Lodge. Your evening toward 1) construction of includes an elegant dinner, a facilities, 2) renovation of night in the Honeymoon Suite, exisl ng facilities or 3) pro-- with sunken whirlpool hath clmse of major, moveable tub, four-poster bed, and equlp. t. "The process of fireplace, followed by a lovely choosing amongst a mulUtude breakfast the next mamtng. of exoenent appllca~ms is not Omnees are only 82.00 each only difficult and complicated and can be purchased at the but occurs within the bonds of Bank of Charles Town, human frailty," concluded Peoples Bank of Charles Taylor. Town, Blakeley Bank and "Therefore we in the Trust Company, The Bank of community must work even Harpers*Ferry, Jefferson harder to reach that $1,000,000 Memorial Hospltal, and the goal, or better yet that Bavarian Inn and Lodge. The goal," stated Dr. jolmL. Van draw-'mg wfll be held on Jtily 4. Metre, Honorary General You need not be present to Omirman. Dr. Van Metre will win. be heading up a county-w~le Please support your telephenesolicitation to begin Hospital Drive, we are so sometime within the next dose to that $1,000,000 goal, m ek. "Everyone should have but we need your help to go the opporlxmRy to participate over the top. District, as associate chair- man, a new position created for the first time. Gary Kable, a represen- tative on the con~nittee from the Kabletown District, was named as secretary and Ruby Browning of the Shannondale section of the county, was named as treasurer. She replaces Mrs. Norvel (Margie) Johnston of the Kearneysvtlle section, who has served aS treasurer of the committee for the past ten years. Mrs. Browning, one of the two new membrs of the committee, replaces Mrs. Warren (Reha) Mickey as the Kablet~wn District representative. Mrs. Miekey asksd to bu replaced on the committee since ahe is asrving as President of the Jefferson County Democratic Association. The other new member of the committee is Charles Town Attorney LYLE C. TkBB retired from the committee for physicul reasons. The present make-up of the county committee includes Christian and James from the Charles Town District; Rock- we]] and Jean Frmmm of the Harpers Ferry District; D. Lee Morgan and Mrs. Virgil (Betty) Maphis of the Shepherdatown District; Tabb and Mrs. Norvel (Marjorie) Johnston of the Middleway District and Kable and Mrs. Browning of the Kabletown District. At the meeting members of the committee expressed appreciation to all the Democrats in the county who voted in the Primary els~on and also tbose who helped with the election. Plans for staging the annual ]~mzocratic Ox-ltoast at the Jefferson County Fair Grounds were also discussed. The event will be held August 21, from 4 until 7 p.m. and sdmmdco will he for udults for children. Tickets The Jefferson County detachment of State Police is c tinuiag its investigation into a Tuesday night accident on Route 9 north of Charles Town which snapped off a power pole and badly damaged a 1979 model automobile. Officers said the accident was reported about hl0 a.m musing a slight disruption of power. When police reached the scene, they found the wrecked automobile, but no occupants. Damage to the pole was $~4}0, to the automobile, ,100. In a two car collision on Secondary 13 near Charles Town, police recorded one inlury and S4,200 property damage. The cars involved were driven by Leroy P. Cheshire and Maurice L. Moore, Jr of Summit Point. After the collision, Moore's vehicle left the highway and wedged itself between two trees. Injured was Stacy Moore was cited for being left of the highway's center. More than $3,000 damage was recorded when two station wagons collided on Route 230 near Shepherd- stown. Both drivers, William E. Shands, of Falls Chm'ch, Va and Deborah D. Spickler of Hagerstown, Md were injured. The collision oc- curred on a rain-slicked curve in the highway. A Westminster, Md woman Betty Lambert, was injured when an automobile driven by Thomas H. Lambert, her husband, struck a guard rail on Route 340 near Harpers Ferry. Damage was $600, Lambert was cited for im- proper passing. Four persons were hurt when a car operated by Lisa K. Reese, of Fairfax, Va left Route 9 near Charles Town and ran over an embankment. The injured included the driver, Showa Reese, Briyn Dborn and Martin Rariden. Damage was $600. A car o~rated by I~ss A. Kilpatrick, Sheoherdstown, and a truck driven by Gardner V. Cook, Route I, Boonsboro, Md collided on Route 17 near Sbepherdatown. Damage was $925, Kilpatrick was cited with failure to control. Ode of the teavieSt in recent visited section of the coRn over the past weekend, dumping between 2.~and 2.62 inches had to he postponed. It was over various parts of the rescheduled for Sunday July Carr II '' II Eastern Panhandle and llBoth ;Enjoyed forcing--.--out of the Potomac and them to to transport Jefferson and their banks. Shenandoah Rivers crested serious flooding, although reaching 16 feet at the James Rums~ Vo-TOCh the Concerned Taxpayers of Steptoe went on to say that r blocked roads did cause some Shepherdstown and the Center for career counseling Jefferson O~smty, has a~ed such legislation, properly evented the on three seperate dates. Also Jefferson County Delegate drafted and enacted, would inconvenience to motorists, Smnandoah after cresting at omdoingso, approved was next year'sTom Steptoe, Jr to support likely be supported by a F r re 26 years, of the peace system, he was and in one lnstance a Berkeley 11% feet at Millville. At 'whichdeesnotprogram of educational legislation that would majority of Jefferson County Robert Cm'r, of 313 West elected for two terms as a County couple were en- Harpers FeTy, there was ~ subJects to be services for exceptionalestabllshalroeedareofpublic resident and possible those in Academy Street, Charles constable ; tben in1973 he was dangersd by the floed waters slight flooding in the visitor's m rank unlesschildren recall of elected officials, the remainder of West Town, has been engagsd in the appointedadeputyaheriffata whentheautomobflelnwhlch parking area of Harpers the regular In personnel actions, Linda At the same time, Steptoe, Virginia as well. business of law enforcement, post he Ires served since, they were ridlng was swept off Ferry National Historical Nowhe'sacivfllan, rettredas Last thursday, DeputyCarr an Opequon Creek bridge on Park, andtheBl~omeryRoed, in regularly K. Hine, was hired to teach said, the organization asked Realistically, Steptoea Jefferson County deputy was presented with a framed the Sulphur Springs Road. ctasses; and the social studies at Harpers that another measure be enac- resolution of appreciation by Furn Zimmerman, the closed for a few hours by the wfll be no summer Ferry Junior High; and ted that wouldcompel the predicted that such legislation ~ at the compulsory age slways a trouble spot, was placement of proposals may meet with stiff opposition Marsha K. Jones to teach in the legislative chambers This doesn't mean he in- mission; andon Monday, June with the emtomobile, md~anding Laurence Lloyd, Sr of a . the Jefferson County eom- driver, managed to remain high waters. S lent l aymoud economics at Jefferson" meriting a certain degree of and to have a chance of tends to rest on his laurels. 2e. his fellow officers and on its top, but his wife, Mary veteran weather observer, public support to he subject to passage would have to enjoy Robert says he's engaged~n other acquaintances will Jane was swept downstream, said this was the heaviest laounced the can- ' Accepted were the referendum before being strong, active support from directing traffic, part time at honor him with a dinner. However, with a strong rainstorm since July of 1981, !the classes, saying resignations of David F. enacted intolaw, the public sector. 20 students per Smith, head teacher at South Expressing interest in the the Charles Town Turf Club, In the meantime, Robert, swimming effort, she when Jefferson County was and~lso may engage in some his wife, Cornelia, are nmnaged to reach shore. And visited by a 2.55 inch ac- enroll, and the Je erson; John Yolmm, Vo- two concepts, Steptoe said To this end, Steptoe requests investigative work, as much engaged in hememaidng and Zirnmernmn was pulled to cumulation compared to number registering Ag teacher at Jefferson High; that such legislation would, of that any Jdfersen Countlan ~rsewas13. and Richard Ingrain school neceesity, have to be earefully interested in working on a as a health problem he enjoying their children and safety by a repe tossed him by Sunday's2.35. ~ht up by the psychologist. The Ingramdrafted to avoid possible local committee to draft such ~,d some time ago grandchildren. The Carts had Darrel Davidson, of Ger- In a compilation that in. .~1 unresolved resignation leaves two almses. * legislation and work for its 10 children, 8 are still living, mantown, Md a passerby dicated tlmt the underground to receive some psychologists, Sondra Lucht He pointed out that in- passage contact him by phoee A na~ve of Charles Town, be Carr is a member of who st~ to give ald. water table ought to benefit so that the and Kathy Herr. discriminate use of such at 725-0571, or by mail at 505 left here, went to New York Wainwright Baptiat Church, A Sunday casualty of the from the rain, Lloyd said that legislation could result in South Mildred Street, Charles City where his first regular the Masonic Lodge and the copious dowrq~our was the a total of 63,786 gallons of costly elections without sub- Town. job was as an officer with the Elks Club. Jefferson County Chamber of water fell on every acre of New York City Transit The June 28 dinner will be Commerce's Heritage Arts ground in the county, proving ~ authority. After five years held at the Towne House and CrMts Festival, rained to be most beneficial. He noted il there, he returned to the Restaurant on Rt. 340 at 7 p.m. out for only tbe second ~ in that the total rainfall for the - county and became associated The cost per person is 16. 0. its history. The first two days, year is now running inches ! with the Charles Town police Those who plan to pad ahead of avm'age a good department, also for five asbed to :: : sign. " ', i years, d arlment at r 07sl, ex- Under the oldJ mtice tension 205, no later than !! burglarly is her home June 10. Several of I Ldtle Mm" B autyContest, g investigated the shirts were found hanging Dmtert Resting ,Town Police on a fence on Avis S{a~et ~ i s To Identify 0x-Roast At Pa k J ly 17 ,of ',At Fer Ibm Wo Jefferson Menorla: r U was at a Church Street reported the Avenue residence theft of two aluminunz chairs. Jefferson County Body Of man ~. Betty Stickles, vuled at $28. 2&~ o~ in resignation by Cp'. Rive[ 1 Park Bathing suits will be worn by Charlotte Bowers. Com't Judge Pierre Destert, off~-lals are planning for a I~ all age groups, according to rrently living in Ferry-Bollvar police Mayor N~ to Taken From day at tbe park on July17, to Mrs. Geraldine Willingham, rings. Officers are And police reported they de~ (now down to two Adler's inquiry by saying 4, has been discharged and is As of We~ morning, defray the park's Summer chairman. Additional in- Wbenthe incident will charge two llarpers Ferry raise funds for helping to who is serving as co- residents with {he unlawful officers) continues. "we're still working to come recuperating at his Harpers discharge of firewerks. The At its most recent meeting to some agreement." Ferry frame. Maryland authorities were operating costs, it was an- formation on the beauty re antique clocks two were observed Monday evening, the subject However, in Bolivar, the Dostert was originallystill trying to establish the nounced this week. contest will be announced I, chinaware, discharging fire crackers, was broached to the Harpers town council, also meeting admitted because of a ~ of a woman whose First there will be an Ox- later. Persons desiring more from a moving car, on West Ferry town council by Dan Monday, renmins admm~ in recurrence of arrhythmia, body was removed fr~ the Roast, the time and more information should call 725. aM related items. WashingtonStrcet. Adler, aFerryresldentbuta its stand that is entRled to trregularheartbents. Afle a swollen waters of the Potomac details for this project to be 7464 or 77,%5895, house was Bolivar businessman, who voting rights in the hiring of. week-long stay at City RiverMovAay, abeutstxmlles mmouncsd later. Two traffic ~ctdents were w~ted to know what direcflon po]iceofficers, and alsu in the Hoepl~ in ~, he sonthof~ Following the Ox-Roast P$CItEARINGON sele en of a police which is currently being TURN TO PAGE lO AA AA ~ AA AA aA A AAAA AAJ ~V~v~WVvVv--~vVvv" WE.ATHER The proJeetM foreeut showers or thunderstorms eeeh day/ Dilly W|. was transferred to Washington University Hospital in Waah rtoo for tests that could not be per. -med in Chrrmtly, he is under or- ders to rest for at least 10 days. He plum to ream e his Judicial a vlt on Monday June That's the day special Judge Frank DePond, of M noplin, will be oa the bench while Iratnc fine funds by former mdm ,nd tim CRy of Charles Town. body, spotted from the there will be a beauty contest by a u.s. Army heUcop was that of a womau believed to be about 40 years of age, betweo 5 eet 10 inches and feet tall and we/ghing more man pounm. Tbe l ly eared to have hem in the water for seine time. Directed by the Army helicopter, a rescue unit from rr encumip eXre C, ompmy of Hm3m's Ferry recovered the body. It was first removed to Washington County (Md.) in nagmto,thin to Bultimore. for little girls ranging in ages from 1-10, this event will, however, be held in the auditorium of the Wright Denny Grade School, beginning at 7 p~m. The competition will be divided into. age groups of 0, 2, 3-4, 5.6, 7-8 and 9-10. And a queen And three runners.up will be named in each category. An entry fee for each contestant of will be assessed, may be used to defray the cost of the entry fee, it was stated. GTE RATE RF UF.J HERE SATURDAY The West Virginia Public Service Commision will conduct a public hearing Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at the Jefferson County Courthouse. The PSC bearing examiner will receive testimony concerning the application of the General Telephone Company for revised tariff rates for sub- mqbers in the State of West Virginia. The several Civil umahets. probed is the hun in Shop Shopping in- was not for. ~asa .'; and $2 0 from South .ed that dotl,in- investigated. Cars operated by Penwe]l, Hal'. pers Ferry and David T. Scek- ford, Front Royal, Va ( ded on South George at eet. Damage was $700. See ord was cited for ts~g tbe r~ht of m~j. A two car mishep at the ~te.ect~ of C, ea~ and North Stree involving cars operated by Raymond L. KIL,Rans,and Lynn F. Moffltt, of Martinsburg, cau d ,50 damage. Kline for r ht of way. town was taUng in the Adler was one of those who originally formulated a document that establlahed a police commission shared by both towns. Now, Bolivar claims that Ferry Mayor Bradley Nash hired a po~ w~out ~ Bolivar, md they would not permit that officer, E. Butt, to palrol Bolivar Slresis. As a result, Butt has re,grad rce rather than be caught betwe the two towns. And he wm Jolned