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10 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY. JUNE 28, 1984 MICHAEL MARTIN HONORED BY CHARLES TOWN LIONS FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Robert Jenkins Killed When Struck By Car In. Virginia I II Funeral services will be held at II Trooper Gregg said Jenkins was o'clock this morning -- Thursday -- riding with friends in a truck that from Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home broke down near the intersection of Beginning July 16, General time of day/day of week each call is in Ranson, for Robert "Bobby" Route 340 and 50, ar~d that Jenkins had Telephone's West Virginia customers placed Jenkins, 58, of 214 Ann Street, Charles crossed Route 50 and when returning will have a choice in paying for local Customers calling within their ser- Town, who died from injuries receiv- to the truck he was struck, telephone service. They can continue ving exchange area will pay 4 cents for ed late Sunday when struck by a car i~o charges were filed against the to pay a fixed monthly rate with the first minute o[ each call and 3 cents at the intersection of U.S. Route 340 driver of the car that struck Jenkins, unlimited local calling capabilities as for each additional minute they talk. and U.S. Route 50, in Clarke County, police stated, they have in the past or subscribe to A 50% discount will apply to these Va. Bishop E.E. Baltimore, of Ranson, The deceased was born March 17, a new service known as measured rate rates if calls are placed between 9 p.m. will officiate and burial will be made 1926, in Shepherdstown, a son of the service (MRS). and 8 a.m. weekdays, any time Satur- in Rose Hill Cemetery in late Harry and Mary Twyman day, Sunday and some holidays. Local Shepherdstown. Jenkins. With MRS, the customer will pay a calls made to points outside the Members of Berkeley Post No. 14 of He was a member of the Wainwri~t reduced monthly rate and, in addition, customer's serving exchange -- but the American Legion in Martinsburg, Baptist Church. be charged for each outgoing local within the local service area -- will will conduct military rites at the Surviving are two daughters, Vic- call. carry higher rates. graveside, toria B. Jenkins, 106 Stephen St. and "Here's how MRS works," said D.R. There will be a one-time service fee Joyce A. Jenkins, Charles Town; a Williams, general manager for of $10 for residential customers and $30 Virginia State Trooper S.J. Gregg, son, Robert Jenkins, Burke Street; General Telephone's Westfor business customers for switching who investigated the fatality, said three sisters, Carrie M. Jenkins, Virginia/Virginia operation. "Beginn- to MRS. The customer may switch Jenkins was dead at the scene. He was Charles Town, Dorothy V. Twyman, ing July 16, any private-line customer hack to the existing flat rate method struck by a 1981 Datsun being driven Hagerstown, Md and Eliza Bell interested in MRS should contact their of billing.within 90 days after they by Norman Garrison, of Winchester, Jenkins, Martinsburg; and abrother, local business office or visit their subscribe to MRS at no charge. Va. Harry Jenkins, Shepherdstown. Phone Mart to subscribe to the new However, if the request is made after service. As a result, the customer will the 90-day trial period, the customer pay a reduced monthly rate -- $6 for will incur another service fee. residential and $18 for business It is extremely important that our customers. In addition, the customer customers understand the new will pay for each completed, outgoing measured rate service is optional and local call based on the number of calls it is only available to our private-line made, the duration of each call and the customers in West Virginia. GILBERT L. ODEN Services were held Wednesday at the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeal Home in Ranson for Gilbert Lloyd aden, 64, of Shenandoah Junction, who died Sunday in the Veterans Ad- ministration Center near Martinsburg. The Rev. Robert Campbell, officiated and burial was in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town. Born in Jefferson County, be was the son of Carrie Eaton Waiters of Mar- tinsburg and the late Boyd F. Oden. He was employed-as manager of Oak Hill Cemetery in Kingsport, Tenn retiring in 1987 after 12 years of service. He was a member of the Charles Town Baptist Church. He was a member of Temple Lodge No. 23 Masons of Jacksonville, Fla. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S.+ Navy. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Way Oden; one daughter, Ginger An- drews of Leetown; one son, Samuel Lee Oden at home; one sister, Vesta Yontz of Martinsbm'g; and one brother Ralph Oden of Bakerton. MRS. VIRGINIA CLINE Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m: from the Murrill Hill United Methodist Church, for Mrs. Mildred Virginia Cline, 55, of Route 5, Box 375, Harpers Ferry, who died Saturday, June 23, in Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Charles Town. The Rev. Lloyd McCanna officiated and burial was made in Murrill Hill Cemetery beside her late husband, Melvin W. Cline, who died Jan. 21, 1975. The deceased was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Charles Town, a daughter of the late Leonard and Annie Lee Wilt 'iands. She was a member of the Mur- rill Hill Methodist Church. Surviving are two children, Melvin W. Cline Jr Route 2, Harpers Fern; and Mrs. Rachel Turner of Route 2, Harpers Ferry; three step-children, Mrs. Shelva Utz, Front Royal, Va.; Mrs. B. Oden of Route 3, Charles Town and Mrs. Katherine Shutts of Kearneysville, W.Va.; five step- grandchildren and 11 step-great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Rose Penwell of Harpers Ferry; four brothers - Leonard W. Viands, Jr of Charles Town; Charles and Carl Viands, both of Harpers Ferry; Eugene of Charles Town; two brothers, and two sisters preceded her in death. MRS. ALICE, CARR Services were conducted Friday afternoon at the Jones Funeral Home, Winchester, Va for Mrs. Alice J. Carr, 71, of Winchester, who died Tuesday, June 20, in Winchester Medical Center. The Rev. Dr. Robert F. Woodward and Jack Lockwood of- ficiated, burial was in Mount Hebron Cemetery. Mrs. Carr was born April 3, 1913, in New Jersey, a daughter of Edward C. and Hilda Johnson Jackson. A graduate of Handley High School, Winchester, she was retired as office manager for Shengas Co.ration. In addition, she was a member of the Winchester Historical Society, the Women's Civic League, the McKinley Chapter 19, Order of Eastern Star and of First Church of Christ Scientist. She is survived by her husband, Clay B. Carl whom she married June 30, 1955; three stepchildren, Clay B. Carr, Jr Columbus, Ohio, Houston H. Cart, Fort. Worth, Texas, and Suzanne C. Fitzgerald, Perth, Australia. MEDFORD T. THOMSON Graveside services were conducted last Friday morning at Zion Episcopal Churchyard, Charles Town, for Med- ford T. Thomson, $0, of 512 South Samuel Street, who died Wednesday, June 20, in Jeffersonian Manor Nurs- ing Home. The Rev. Roger Henshaw officiated, arrangements were by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home. The deceased was born June 9, 1904, in Buffalo, N.Y a son of the late Robert B. and Agnes Hunter Thomson. A graduate of Cornell University in 1923, he was, for 45 years prior to his retirement in 1976, a hydraulic AMY LOUISE RING Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 27, at 11 a.m. in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, the Rev. Charles Duncan, for Amy Louise Rin,eigh t-month-old daughter of Franklin E. and Roxanne Louise Benjamin Ring, Jr of Route 3, Kearneysvllle, who died Sunday, June 24, in Mercy Hospital, Baltimore, Md: The deceased was born Oct. 29, 1983, in Mercy Hospital in Baltimore. She was associated with the Catholic Church. Surviving are both parents, paternal grandmother Mrs. Dorothy Ring of Middleway and maternal grand- parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ben- jamin. Also surviving is one sister, Stacey Ann Ring at the home. MARCIA R. HINES Funeral services will be held this morning -- Thursday -- at 11 o'clock from Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town, for Marcia R. Hines, 36, a resident of the Tuscawilla Hills development near Charles Town, who died Monday in the Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center. The Rev. Roger Hen- shaw, rector of Zion Chuch will of- ficiate and burial will be made on Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town. Arrangements for the burial were handled by the Melvin T. Strider Col- onial Funeral Home in Ranson. Bearers will be David Kranenberg, David Cheshire, Jack Coulter, Larry Fritts, Ernie Jones and Archie Canified, The deceased was born in Jefferson County, March 31, 1948, a daughter of Ralph W. Rutherford and Edna K. Roper Widmyer. She was employed at the Ranson Dixie-Narco plant, was a member of Zion Episcopal Church and a member of the 1966 graduating class of Charles Town High School. Her survivors include her mother, Edna Widmyer and her step-father, Glenn E. Widmyer of Charles Town; three children - Ryan A Joshua D. and Zachary Hines all at home; a sister, Mrs. Althea R. Ehrman of Houston, Texas and a close friend Donald D. Dopson of Harpers Ferry. JOHN REMSBURG, JR. Graveside services were conducted last Thursday at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Md for John W. Rernshurg, Jr 67, of Hagerstown, who died Tuesday, June 20, at Mar- tinsburg V.A. Medical Center. The Rev, John W. Schildt officiated. Born in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late John and Lutie Spessard Remshurg, Sr. He was a dairy farmer. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, May Ardella Remsburg; four sons, Ken- neth E. Remsburg of Hedgesville, Ivan V. Remsburg of Kearneysville, Clarence E. Remsburg of Thurbrook, Va. and John D. Remsburg of Carlisle, Pa.; one sister, Mildred L. Bender of Frederick; one brother, Clayton I. Remsburg of Frederick; and seven grandchildren. NEW VA--- FROM PAGE ONE move ;nto the new hospital, the veterans of this area will be served with the finest health care facility in- the area. The VA Medical Center, which is the largest employer in the area with over 1200 full-time equivalent employees, serves veterans from Eastern W.Va Western Maryland, Northern Virginia and South central Pennsylvania. Mr. Billes stated that there would be refreshments available on the grounds and asked the public to come and join with us in celebrating this occasion. Bring you r picnic lunch and spend the day. Mr. Billes emphasized that as this is a Federal facility, there would be no alcoholic beverages allowed on the grounds and further asked that with the size of the crowd anticipated the public refrain from bringing pets on the Station. $250,000--- pushing for this development. Also coming to Ranson for the clos- ing of the loan with other company of. ficials, along with Robert Skeep, of the WVEDA and Karen Price of the Governor's Office of Economic and Community Development. Also pre- sent was George Vickers of the Jeffer- son County Chamber of Commerce, Garland Moore, president of the Jef- ferson County Commission. Dr. D.C. Master, mayor of Charles Town, John Doyle, a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, State Senator Ver- non Whitacre of Romney, John H.J. Christman, chairman of the Jefferson County Development Authority. Jane A. Kastle, executive director of the County Development Authority, ar- ranged the local closing proceedings. APPOINTMENTS--- FROM PAGE ONE are: Lois Brumback, Michael Cook, Sendra Moreland and Martha Rizzo, the school is being held at Jefferson High School. Norman Mumaw who has been ser- ving.fis assistant football coach at Harpers Ferry Junior High School for some time resigned that position. He remains as head Varsity basketball coach at the school. His replacement will be named later. The board also approved extending the pay period for football coaches to 101/2 months, this means adding another week to the pay period which had been ten and one-quarter months. And approval was given for the hiring of custodians for North Elementary school. The board also approved small stipends for the department heads in all schools of the county and also ap- proved teachers and teacher aides for the Exceptional School Summer School which will run from July 23 through August 3. Smith-Nadenbousch was awarded the contract for student insurance on its low bid; the Potomac Insurance Company was the low bidder on the school buildings insurance and Nation- wide Insurance got the bid for school board buses and other vehicles. Jay L Robinson Is Achievement Academy Award Winner 195,4 Jay J. Robinson, a student at Harpers Ferry Junior High School has been named by the United States Achievement Academy as a 1984 United States National award winner in the field of Science. Robinson was a nomination for the competition by Mrs. Costello, his Science teacher at Harpers Ferry Junior High School. The Academy selects USAA winners based upon the exclusive recommen- dation of teachers, coaches, counselors or other school officials or sponsors upon Standards of Selec- tion set by the Academy. The criteria for a student's selection is academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibilty, en- thusiasm, motivation to learn and im- prove, attitude in a cooperative spirit, dependability, etc. Young Robinson is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Robinson, of San Angelo, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Wood. To Hold MaSter Mason Banquet July 27th Members of Elk Branch Lodge No. 9~ A. F. & A. M. Masons, will hold their annual Master Mason banquet July 27, at 7:20 p.m. at the Ruritan Clubhouse in Shenandoah Junction. Wives and or lady friends of Lodge members will be welcome. Allen Bennett, in and out of the Jef- ferson County Circuit Court scene since 1972, has been sentenced to three concurrent 1 to 10 year terms at the Huttonsville Correctional Center, by presiding Judge Danny O. Klein, in Morgan County Circuit Court. The sentencing came after Bennett pleaded guilty to two counts of grand larceny of property from Pembrook Grove in Jefferson County. The guil- ty plea was obtained as part of a bargaining arrangement in which four felony charges were dropped. Jefferson County Prosecuting At- torney Braun Hamstead has express- ed himself as pleased with the out- come of the case. He said that Bennett had agreed not to register an appeal. Hamstead says the agreement assures Bennett will serve his sentence. In 1972, Bennett was sentenced to I0 years in the state penitentiary for assisting in an armed robbery. The Supreme Court ruled he should be released in 1974, but latex reversed this ruling and said letting Bennett out was a mistake. Four Students From Section Given Degrees At Marshall University A total of four students from Berkeley and Jefferson Counties were among the 944 students who earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at Marshall University during the Spring Semester which ended May 11. The degrees were conferred by Mar- shall University President Dale Nitz. schke at the annual Commencement held Saturday, May 12 in the Hun- tington Civic Center. Laurie Ellen Ross of Shepherdstown was graduated cum laude from the College of Liberal Arts with a bachelor of arts degree; and Anthony E. Wood, of Shenandoah Junction was graduated from the College of Science with a Bachelor of Science Degree. Charles Richaxd Hough of Mar- tinsburg, received a Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree; and Charles P. Stuckey of Martinsburg, received a doctor of medicine degree from the school of medicine. ~: ::!i ii{<, The Charles Town Lions Club recognized club secretary, for his outstanding service to the club the year 1983-84 at the club's annual awards night held at the Center. Martin presently is completing his year as club secretary, and for the past year he has chairman of the club's publicity committee, club's newsletter and chairman and desi of committee for the Lions' entries in the Firemen's parades. Both entries were accorded honors. The above picture shows Lions President (left) presenting the Distinguished Service Award Jefferson Memorial Hospital is pro- room physicians at ud to announce that its entire critical ACL,S and ATI~ certified. care nursing staff has certification as vanced Trauma Lift providers in Advanced Cardiac Life the cogmtive and Support according to the cognitive and dards of the American peformance standards of the Emergency Physicians American Heart Association. American College of training The Advanced Cardiac Life Support Baltimore's Shock course is a component of the continu- focuses on the initial care d ing service education program at ly ill or injured. Jefferson Memorial for nurses and Jefferson Memorial physicians which facilitates the team- tinually evaluatin work that is mandatory in the treat- standards as a part of its~ ment of cardiac emergencies, commitment to In addition, all of the emergency medical care to the July 3 is the new date that has been jects will begin this set for the ground-breaking dude the ceremonies for Shepherd College's apartments. new student dormitories, lo ted on Helen Symons, the west campus at Shepherd. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. and among those participating in ad- ompletes dition to Shepherd officials, will be Life Support Clint Bryan, the architect for the new student housing facilities and a representative of W. Harley Miller Medical professionals Contractors, Inc of Martinslxu'g, and and West Virginia a representative from Shepherd's pleted an Advanced Board of Advisors port provider's course Ground-breaking for the new Winchester Medical facilities was originally scheduled for recently. Tuesday, June 5,- but complications on The 17-hour course is a the state level, involving the awarding of the American of the construction contract, delayed The following this event, pleted the course: Two construction projects at Cullers, RN; Tamela Shepherd totaling some $2.2-million Ann Grim, RN; Cya~y were given final approval and funded James Shuke by the West Virginia Board of Regents Pare Webber, RN; Fronl at a meeting in late May, with another nffer Albrecht, RN; $500,000 being also allocated for the Ann Hatcbett, RN; adaptive restoration of the Interior of Md.; Harrisonburg: McMurran Hall, the college's original Anna Lee Gardner, building. Town, WV: Helen Work On the two construction pro- Petersburg, WV: Patricia RN; Woodstock: Mary Berkeley Springs, Gayle, MD and Cheryl R.M. (PETE} KELLEY CITED FOR BEST WRITTEN TECHNICAL RELEASE IN 1983 GIVE THE Talking Death Children An exceptional gram. "Talking about Children'. was Earl Grollmon to explain cepts tbat con lead healthy understanding of program is now part of visual library. And we're I0 be able to offer it to lies for their private teachers and health sionols for use in seminars. Children as young as benefit from the message gram so sensitively provides an excelhmt ~ not only in what to about death, but how to and what they can be comprehend. If you'd like mort outstanding A-V feel free to call us at any API AWARD RECIPIENT R.M. (Pete) Kelley (right), a Shepherdstown resident and manager of West- vaco's Inwood, WV, chip plant, receives the American Pulp- wood Association's award for the best member-written technical release for 1963 during APA's recent annual meeting. Kelley's technical release describes the operation of the new Inwood chip facility, including a section on West- vaco's commitment to safety, clean-up, proper employee engineer with the U.S. Geological Survey. He was a member of Zion Episcopal Church and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Shirley Thomson, at the home; and a granddaughter, Lynn Stockmar. He was preceded in death by a anyarea, and he had found more than Thomas at 725-3256 or Wayne Welty at daughter, Shirley T. Stockmar. the usual amount of cooperation and 725-7460. (FROMPAGE 1) The menu for the dinner will feature selection and teamwork. Kelley, who also supervised con- had received from members of the Jef- country ham and turkey and there will ferson County Commission and the be a donation of $6.50 for each person, struction of the Inwood plant, was described by APA chair- community in general. He said he was The dinner will be served by the man Carroll Martin (center), who presented the award, as overwhelmed by the positive corn- women of the Keller Chapel United the "best technical release writer in the APA." Westvaco munity spirit exhibited by so many in Methodist Church of Engle, W.Va.Fm'" Corporate Vice President and Timberlands Division this project. He said people are the tickets or other information call Manager R. Scott WaMnger (left) was also present for this most important na l resource in Charles Brown at 725-7107; Tony award presentation. Kelley, a native of Charles Town, his wife Bonita and five children reside in Shepherdstown. ROBERT DONALD a