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I~A~ Charleston, W.Va for the 3~h reumon aal CRES of Marilyn's graduating class. Marilyn for q~if Cotie was looking forward to the reunion, ;onhiS;~l,~?iol ~.5-5 48 8 eachbUt dreadingperson wasthe two mmuteto speeChtell. a ~.ae~ aain this week. I don't supposed give ing what had happened since ac- ~t thee is m much go- graduation. ys, )uy SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1984 ly in the way of herbs and perennials. Anne and Warren Nystrom had old friend and co-worker Jean Butler of Arlington as house guest last week. Jean and Anne taught together for some years. During the visit the three some enjoyed a fine dinner at old hea more when I get upRuss Cone's daughter Claire Robert- friend Mary Lee Andrews' home in ancgo out. Think that's son of Bloomington, Indiana claims Kabletown. ve important, that putting mulberries and sour cher- Don't forget the Blue Ridge Acres last ~ek's column. Don't ries together makes the best of jelly- Civic Association meeting on Saturday little girl named or was it jam? Could be either I guess afternoon, 2 p.m. Two directors will be becme a Joe, but that's depending on how energetic one feels, elected. S remember - it is JoyWild life at the Cones: After hang- Phil and Rita Chartrand of Harpers "A Honor Roll!" ing clothes on the line one day last Ferry attended the 25th reunion of her Grade Talent con- week, I went shopping and to lunch class at Smith last weekend. We miss- her .iano playing. Con- with Russ, buying mostly peas, but ed beth of them. Irene Smith was good Jo. that's another story. On my return enough to come to St. John's and play ind that their yard when I started to take the clothes down the organ for the Sunday service. ahea, of them during the and found that the clothes pin bag Chatted a bit with Trudy Russell last partialarly as they get which had been left hanging on the line Saturday. Trudy has more Blue Ridge to announce that we was half full of 3 - 4 inch twigs. Some Acres news in a couple of hours than Iarmy enterprise here in birdbrain had started to build a nest 1 hear all week. She said that former Acre. Ann Robinson is in it. Guessed that it was the wren resident Katherine Funk had had off from her sit- because Violet Jenkins says they surgery on her head but was getting i and wth her sons Jay and always use larger pieces of twigs- big- along just fine. Katherine wished to Yard Maintenance ger than they are sometimes. Could be thank all her friends for their cards, will be happy to - at least the next day or so that wren etc. Trudy also said that Ruth Heyser, trim your bushes, had built another nest this time in the another BRA homeowner and sister of degree clear away blue bird house. Bachelor Father Libby Henderson, had a slight stroke If you need some Bluebird who has been hanging around but is getting better. Trudy herself had yota property the way that birdhouse for weeks doesn't seem been to New York for a reunion of her ; Robin- to object. He sits on the front porch and sorority but found that too many of her now and then looks inside the house sisters were unable to attend. another t~p to Middletown and flies off. Russ says that he is plan- It was a great Pot Luck Supper at Wednes- ning to he a midwife to the wren BRMCC last Saturday followed by is how I pck up a bunch of infants. Bingo. Shelia Kincaid and Len c~rry-all took five Speaking of wrens - Russ and IErickson did agreat job setting up the trip: Iuby Browning, returned to Wrenwood of Berkeley affair. A goodly crowd brought a wide Marflm Pinson, Anne Springs. This is a fairly new nursery- variety of dishes and there was lots of and Faitdully. Marilyntype greenhouse run by a delightful delicious chicken. Joe Kitchen's dog big van around our back family whose name I do not know. Jessica should eat well on the leftovers she'd beendoing it all her While this is the last year Keith plans that Joe stashed away for her. to drive off the reser- to sell bedding plants, plans go for- Today is Bettie LaMotte's last work ) Miggs did tle honors. The ward for growing all sorts of exotic day before her retirement. Think she "Dail M fo] Murder' and plants, herbs, etc. There will be a Fall has to go into the office tomorrow but it was too. TI~ air condition- Herb and Perennial Fair come probably just to party. Bettie doesn't theater had b~en refurbish- September 7-9. Will be a real big deal seem to be a bit upset at the idea of be- a big hep. Naturally, and I can hardly wait. Wrenwoed is the ing a lady of leisure- welcome to BRA, ~s included in the long place to go if you are interested in Bettie. You'll find there is plenty to do. growing something different especial- BRMCC has it's eye on you. Marilyn Pimon drove to good is your Monthly Payments }4 From eas 3 Junipers 3 Pines 3 Sale I te-340 Sunday Kaye and Farren McGraw took young Er,:ca to the Washington zoo. Kaye said that she thought that she and Farren enjoyed it more than Erica; that she was a little too young and would have liked it better to touch the aiaimals. Maybe next time she and her cousins will go to a childgen's zoo - think someone said there was one in Winchester area; I know there is something near Reston, Va. Sunday afternoon had been schedul- ed for the church picnic for St. John's Episcopal Church in Harpers Ferry. Due to rain, the affair had to be postponed until next Sunday. Saturday afternoon I wandered over to Georgia Patrick's for my second lesson on her computer. Wrote a let- ter to a friend to see how the word pro- cessor part worked. Great. However, since Georgia had no printout facility at her house over the weekend the let- ter is filed away somewhere among Anthony's many hidden circuits. Sup- posedly when Georgia went to work Monday, she could poke a few buttons, put in some paper in her office machine and out will come my letter 2-Bedrooms Principal & Interest Jefferson County's first totally planned townhome community 725-- 7000 SUMMER CLEARANCE ALL TREES AND SHRUBS m W r Cash & Carry Sales Only ! O0 ( Locally Grown) LOCAL CHERRIES Starts Thurs June 28th Thru July 8th OPEN JULY 4th East, Chades Town Phone: 72 5" 12 1 6 which I wrote in BRA. Amazing! Harvey Howe celebrated his big bir- thday last weekend- 60 years. Carmen made a big deal out of it by inviting out family for Iood and doing some of her fabulous cooking. Carmen, Marilyn Pinson, and Thelma Newton came by on their Monday morning walk bring- ing marigolds and ladies slippers to be planted. Carmen said she was resting up from her labors. And you should see Carmen's gardening hat: a big straw job with a donkey on the top. Things you shouldn't have missed: seeing Darmy Henderson inside the lef- tover Halloween coffin at the clubhouse after the pot luck supper. All he needed was a lily in his hand. RIP. Larry Gaffney's son Mike came out to visit him and Lucy over the weekend. Very handy time. Construc- tion has begun and the addition to the Gaftney home and another strong back was greatly appreciated. Russ and I stopped by the Gaffney's after Pot Luck and enjoyed the quiet even- ing watching the view with next-door neighbors Tom and Phyllis Land. The 5 ZAP CAP of the electronic bug killer was a small price to pay for a bug-free deck. Don't know if that is all the news, but its all the time I have. See you next week. Faithfully 291h PAYNE-F0X REUNIOH TO BE HELD JULY lib Members of the Payne and Fox families will hold the 29th annual Payne-Fox reunion Saturday, July 7 at Camp Harmison. A basket lunch will be served at 2 p.m. I DRAWING FOR BLUEGRASS BANDS 12-6 PM SL.EEPY CREEK & NEW MODE GRASS CHICKEN & RIBS BAR-B-QUE YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGES HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES PONY RIDES GAMES iRiE R, i ~1 [RIPS ()Tt !iN PRIZ[5 G MES ON STORE MERCHANDISE Camping, Hiking, Fishing Gear Canoes Guides & Maps Huge Selection of T-Shirts. Much Morel iiii Route 340 -- Two miles west of Harpers Ferry. 304/725-3444 Toucfl Calhnq 8vadab~e ~n mOS~ areas We l like to point out what We'd also like to point out what you'd normally pay for installation:up to$30.00.* But if you sign up for Touch Calling before June 30, we'll just forget the installation charge. You'll discover Touch Calling is faster and more accurate than dialing. And it gives you access to future network services. So contact your local General Telephone business office or stop by a GTE Phone Mart. If you wait too long, you'll pay for it. Sa~t~J$ Oeper~ on aDOhcable tariffs anO SpeCd~C $ervlce~ Or~Jer~ :/ !i i / ,!