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NOTES surgical Memorial 19 through June 25 Harpers Ferry. Charles Town. McDoweLl, Harpers Charles Town. Kearneysville. Harpers L Harpers Ferry. Millville. Shenandoah Kcarneysville. Harpers Edmund Ford, Charles Town. Elmer Glaize, Charles Town. Garland Armstrong, Charles Town. Edmund Syme, Frederick, Md. Leona Stubblefield, Abilene, Texas. Mildred Welch, Kearneysville. Thomas Bradley, Kear- neysville. Addle Stewart, Charles Town. Rebecca Walker, Brunswick, Md. Richard RulE, Leesburg, Va. Robert Ballenger, Ranson. Cheyenne Fisher, Charles Town. Shirley Longerbeam, Charles Town. Robin Sheetz, Charles Town. Rosie Harder, Summit Point. Margaret Johnson, Charles Fisher, Charles Town. Geraldine Poling, Kear- Charles Town. neysville. Martinsburg. Joyce Jones, Millville. Ranson. Edwin Harder, Knoxville, Willett, Upper Md. *' Md. Christopher Borror, Charles Oaieehirichi, Charles Town. Marina Ortiz, Charles Town. Inwood. Shenandoah Charles Town. Harpers Charles Town. Harpers Ferry. Charles Town. Charles Harpers Charles Town. Manuel, Charles Charles BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Craig Staubs, Martinsburg, a son born June 26. Mr. and Mrs. James Orndorff, Berryville, Va., a daughter born June 21. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nalley, Knoxville, Md., a son born June 23. Mr. and Mrs. Mose Brown, Martinsburg, a son born June 22. Skinner Leads Charles Town. Air Rescue Mateer, Kear- While in Panama two weeks Taylor, Harpers ago for Air National Guard Summer training, Jefferson Shenandoah County Prosecutor Robert Skinner led a rescue mission for Charles Town. the crew of a disabled ship. Shenandoah After receiving word that an 83-foot sailing schooner, the Keenan, Harpers FREELANCE If, had struck a t liOffman ' reef, partially sinking, Skinner Harpers was deployed in command of an Air National Guard C-130. The Ransom distress call first was noted in mar, Ranson. Canada and passed through the Charles Town. Canadian Rescue Coordination Ransom Center and U.S. Air Force n, Charles Town rescue channels to Howard Air Ranson. Force, Canal Zone, where tt, Charles Town. several hundred area guard- Charles Town smen were stationed for two Inwood. weeks. Ferry. According to oa gover Brunswick, press release, Skinner's aircraR spotted the wreckage within Annapolis, minutes, and located its five crew members on a nearby Grapes, Charles island, where they had been Women Of The Moose Officers The Charles Town Women of the Moose held an installation ceremony'for officem and chairmen at a meeting held recently. Pictured above are those installed: First row: Helen Barnard, Lucky Russell, Pearl Dean, Myra Braithwaite, Rosie Bradley, Lillian Stagner. Second row: Patricia Marken, Joy Latham, Betty Fuller, Debra Snyder, Elizabeth Pope, Crystal Care, Carolyn Vassar, Yvonne Creamer, Ruby Carr. Third row: Kay Landon, Catherine Crum, Carroll Taylor, Jean Costello, Marie Morison and Crystal Robinson. (Photo by Tim Sinn) Tactical Airlift Group, Air National Guard, Martinsburg, were participants in the action. Seaman Steven Reed, 25, a sailor on the USNS Chauvenet, suffered a compressed fracture of the spine in an accident aboard the vessel. The ship contacted the Howard Rescue Coordination Center through the USSOUTH CaM Joint Operations Center with a request for medical evacuation. Mter getting clearance from the Panama National Guard, the center directed the action. AC-130 took off from Howard with a medical technician aboard to fly to David In- ternational Airport at David, Republic of Panama. There they met a helicopter from the vessel with Reed and two other slightly- injured sailors, SN Robert Shaw and SN Anthony Maigne, aboard. The three were tran- sferred to the C-130 and flown to Howard where they were transferred by ambulance to Gorgas Hospital. In addition to Crawford, members of the C-130 crew were Captain Frederick Koerner, 1st. Lt. Cahrl Endercalgt. BobbF McBee and SSgt. Howard Williams, all of the 167th, with Medical Technician TSgt. Gale Villacis from Howard Clinic. Bordier Named Assessor Mrs. Ginger Bordier today will be sworn in as county tax assessor, to fill the interim vacancy created by the resignation of Kathryn Trussell. Mrs. Bordier, Jefferson County native and graduate of Charles Town High School, was appointed by County Com- mission on Thursday, June 22, to serve until the November general election. Mrs. Bordier has been executive chief deputy in the tax office for five years, and served 10 years previous as deputy sheriff under Shirley Hunt. in an interview last week she noted her familiarity with the assessor's job, through work with Mrs. Trussell, her "close friend" with whom she has "shared the problems" of the office. Mrs. Bordier expressed her desire to be placed on the November ballot. Because Trussell's political affilitation is democratic, the county Democrat Executive Committee will select a nominee for the post at the election. Bishop Atkimon At Zion Church Sunday For Confirmation building, Dixie Narco, Inc., of Charles Town, may double its work force within the next two years. According to Lee Steeley, general manager, the new "cotmtruetion  it "'maJoram)Ve e' for the plant -- will permit e- parisian of both metals and assembly phases of operation. Each of the operations, con- tained in the same work area Dixie Narco Construction SOLO': Call May Double Work Force 725.940a aseym::i,oo of tousno m'vsmby eork:l:2 bb[ "HOBIE" WILLIAMS within a 00,o0o square foot spring. ] REALTOr Dixie Narco, which presently, employs about 550 persons, , is a I major area manufacturer of soft J drink vending machines. RT. REV. ROBERT AT KINSON The Rt. Rev. Robert P. Atkinson, D.D., Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, will be at Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town, on July 2, at 11 a.m., administering the rites of Confirmation. Bishop Atkinson was elevated to his present post on January 1, 1976, as the Fifth Bishop of the Diocese and installed formally on the Eve of the Epiphany, January 5, 1976, in Trinity Church, Huntington, W. Va. He is the Chief Pastor and Ec- clesiastical Authority of the 85 congregations contiguous within the state of West Virginia. Immediately following the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, a covered dish picnic will be held I HAV[ BUYERS ir$35,000 - $40,000 - $45,000 an( $50,000. HOMES Charles Town. Ramon. e, Charles ?hOrton, Harpers Town. Charles Town. , Md. Harpers Ferry. Charles Town. Harpers Y, Charles Town. Charles Charles Town. Ferry. taken by native Cuna tribesmen. The guardsmen were on two- Other crew members of the C- week rotational active duty .at 130, all from Martinsburg's 167th Howard in support of U.S. Air Tactical Airlift Group, were: Capt. James W. Dailey, co-pilot; 2rid Lt. Robert M. Bartgis, navigator; MSgt. Edward M. Files, flight engineer; SSgt. Charles R. Burke, Ioadmaster. Atty. Crawford Part Of Rescue In Panama A Charles Town attorney was a member of an Air National Guard flight crew which was credited with a save and two assists on a medical evacuation flight Saturday, June 17. Captain James Crawford, I together with other members of C-130 crew from the 167th Force Operations in Latin America. FOR SALE By Owner 510 Euclid Ave. Charles Town, W. Va. 3 bedroom home. Total Electric, roe. rm., bath, laundry room, liv. rm, lge. kitchen, patio, bg outside storage building. Lot -- 100 by 150. Call- 725-7322 June 15-4t- now are performing "at capacity", Steeley said. Building construction is ex- pected to be completed by mid- December, and;beutone-half of.l Deer Killed When I Struck By Auto I An automobile struck and killed a deer on the Flowing Springs Road early Wednesday morning. The driver of the car, Catherine A. Swope, of Shepherdstown, told State Police she was going north on the high- way when one of two deer on the berm stepped in front of her vehicle. Damage to her automobile was $350. The deer was turned over to the Depart- ment of Highways. No charges were placed. "2536 FOR SALE In Residential Section of Charles Town Ne Park By Owner 807 Mortson Street Charles Town, W.Va. 3 bedroom house 2'/2 baths, large family room with fireplace, total elec- tric, split level brick on 100 by 175 Ft. lot. PHONE: 725-2862 :June 1-ff LIST SPACE WITH STATES GOVERNMENT States Government desires listings for feet of automatic sprinklered sPQce, with 12' to 16' ceilings, loading office and support area with toilets. be within a 10 mile radius of Harpers , West Virginia. be received until July 1, 1978. For fur- contact: DONOHOR Services Administration ocS00l00,m,1 47- 1149 CORBIN'S WELDING Located on Leetown Road Certified-ARf Welding Oxygen ACT, Welding, Cutting, FREE ESTIMATES Why pay high prices for what we can do cheaper and better. Phone 725-8820 Mter 3:30 P.M. Week-days May 18-ff-pd-lt NOTICE Floyd S. Dameron, Realtors We would like to inform the public that we have moved our Harpers Ferry Branch Office to the Mason Building in Charles Town, across from the Bank of Charles Town. The office is located in the Executive Center on the lower level. Please stop in to see us. We hove many buyers from the Washington Area but need mdditional listings. REALTOR ASSOCIATES .. TWILA CAEllA - 535-2530 - PAULA C)MLIEII - 72S-6533 JOHN MFAZER - 229-8713 FLOYD S. DAMERON, Realtors Main Office su .Silver Spring, Md. 301-5-0800 Hobart O.Wililams Broker ......... SOUTH GEORGE ST.- CHARLES TOWN Substantial 3-story brick residence on spacious, tree-shaded corner lot. Renovated with modern kitchen. Eleven rooms overall, plus basement and separate garage. Dorothy H. Caperton, Broker MOORE INSURANCE & REALTY CO. 110 N. George St., Charles :l'own - 725 - 5115 RIVER FRONTtGE one acre on Riverview. $8,000. RIVER access building sites in River View Sbenanwood and Shenandoah , starting at $3,500.00. I0 MINUTES FROM TRAIN -- Your own foundation, well and septic on large lot. Only $10,000.00. WOODED 6 acres, with well and septic, Hampshire County, $13,000; with 3 BR, IY2 bath trailer. $23,500. GREAT VIEWS to be had from this home high on the Blue Ridge, I BR, bath, sleeping loft, fireplace, AC, economical oil hot water heat and more. $26,000. ATTRACTIVE 2-story, 3 BR, 2 baths, oil heat and year round stream. Shannondale. Reduced to :$27,0. ORCHARD on 14 acres, 3 BR bungalow plus large garage- workshop. Hampshire County. $35,950. ONE OF A KIND custom brick rambler overlooks lake, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, laundry room, basement. ON THE STREET OF ANTIQUES --This 1840's house could be the home of your dreams. Presently the Blue Hen An- tiques and Gifts, real prime location - Harpers Ferry. $52,500. RIVER FRONTAGE of your own. Spacious 4 BR home, FR, rec. rm., workshop and utility.., 1.6 acres. $65,000. HUGE FAMILY ROOM plus full basement, garage, carport, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, rapid stream. $62,500. DEVELOPERS -- 40 wooded acres near train. $73,500. TUSCAWILLA HILI,S -- Lar? b j droom brick home, fireplace in den and re,  0  extras,  acre lot for $77,900. BUSINESS MINDED? Here is a store, gift shop, greenhouses, 4 BR home, 4 BR trailer, on 6.2 acres in nearby Leetown. Great income. $115,000. FOR SALE -- $17,500.00 large 64 by 12 Mobile. Completely underpinned, redwood deck, at Harpers Ferry Campsites. FOR RENT --Beautiful stone Rambler, 2 br., 2 baths, deck. $190.00 per month. REDUCED -- Log and block, 4 BR, 2 baths, 2 kitchens, fireplaces at the low price of $29,000. KULIK REALTY, REALTOR MEMBEJ M.L.S. PtTR(ELLVILLE, VA. --,70338L7555 Locally, CALL: EDIE WILSON -- 304-725-8365 " OR ERNIE NORTON -- 304-'/2-305 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JUNE 29,1978 17 at the Parish House lawn, in honor of the bishop and the newly confirmed. Each person attending is asked to bring a covered dish. On the same .sunday, July 2, Bishop Atkinson will me his Visitation for Confirmation Services at St. John's Episcopal Church, Harpers Ferry, at 5 Lm.- The Bishop's Visitation Fund June i, 1978 to May 31, 1979, has been designated for the Manna Meal of St. John's Charleston, which provides a meal on a daily basis for these in need in the area. Each election year pol- iticians try to convince us that they alone can save us from worse fates than those which have over- taken us since the last election, DOUGHERTY ELECTRIC FREE ESTIMATES NEW and OLD WORK NO JOB TO SMALL Call Before 9 A.M. and After 6 P.M. Phone: 725- 8693 JUNE 8 - 4T PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA CHARLESTON Entered by the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA at the Capitol in the City of Charleston on the 9th day of June, 1978. M. C. CASE NO. 2483 GEORGE J. SPENCER, (Bunker Hill, Berkeley County). Application for transfer of certificate unto D. J. SPENCER SALES, INC., a corporation, Keyser, Mineral County. WHEREAS, George J. Spencer bas filed application for approval of the transfer and assignment unto D. J. Spencer Sales, Inc., a corporation, of P.S.C.M.C. Certificate No. F- 1224, authorizing operation as a common carrier by motor vehicle in the transportation of earth, stone, sand, gravel, cement, and other low-grade materials and supplies, in- eluding form lumber, used in the construction, relocation and repair of highways and for other construction purposes in Mineral, Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley, Jefferson, Hardy, Grant, Pendleton, and Randolph Counties. IT IS ORDERED that this matter be set for hearing to be held at the Harrison County Courthouse in the City of Clarksburg on the 13th day of July, 1978, at 9:00 a.m., EDT, at which time and place the applicant shall appear and prosecute said application. Leave is hereby granted to anyone interested to file objection to said application at any time on or before said date or at said hearing. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the applicant give notice of the filing of said application and of the time and place of said hearing by publishing a copy of this order in a newspaper published and of general circulation in each of the Counties of Mineral, Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley, Jef- ferson, Hardy, Grant, Pendleton, and Randolph, once at least ten (10) days prior to the 13th day of July, 1978, making due return thereof on or before the day of hearing. A Copy. Teste: Freda P. Jones ActingSecretary June29-2t *  ' ' PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA CHARLESTON Entered by the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA, at the Capitol in the City of Charleston on the 18th day of April, 1978. CASE NO. 9278 GENERAL TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE SOUTHEAST, a corporation. In the matter of tariff filing to establish rates and charges for the GTD-120 Digital Switchboard - Effective April 10, 1978. WHEREAS, on March 2, 1978, General Telephone Com- pany of the Southeast, filed a petition containing: General Customer Services Tariff INDEX Fourth Revised Index Page 3 ' Fifth Revised Index Page 8 Section .Sll CONTENTS-Sixth RevL.sed Page OriginalPages 14 through 22 Section S13 Fifth Revised Page 5,1 Section S14 Eighth Revised Pagel7 Fifth Revised Page 26, to become effective April 10, 1978, This tariff filing is issued to establish rates and charges for the GTD-120 Digital Switchboard. The GTD-126 Digital PABX System is a stored program type featuring pulse code modulation network techniques and switched loop turrets. This system has a maximum capacity of 120 station lines, 28 trunks, and is designed to meet commercial and hotel-motel use. It provides improved message waiting, message metering, and a new feature -- call wakeup. IT IS ORDERED that General Telephone Company of the Southeast be, and it hereby is, made respondent to this proceeding and the aforesaid tariff filing is hereby suspended for the period of one (1) day. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the matters involved herein be, and they hereby are, set for hearing to be held in the Commission's Hearing Room at the Capitol in the City of Charleston on the 26th day of July, 1978, at 9:26 a.m., EDT, at which time and place the respondent shall appear and offer evidence in support of the aforesaid tariff and anyone may appear and make such objection thereto as may be deemed proper. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the respondent give notice of the filing of the aforesaid tariff and the hearing to be held thereon by publishing a copy of this order once a week for two (2) successive weeks, the first publication to be made net more than thirty (30) days nor less than fifteen (15) days prior to the 26th day of July, 1978, in newspaper published and of general circulation in each of the counties of Grant, Hardy, Hampshire Jefferson, Mercer, Mineral, Morgan and Mc- Doweil, making due return thereof to the Commission on or before the day of hearing. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED tlt the respondent, General Telephone Company of tl' Southeasti may place tariffs into effect on all bills rendered after April II, 1978, subject to refund, plus interest at a rate to be determined by the Commission, to the persons or parties entitled thereto of the amount of the excess, if any, if said rates and charges are subsequently determined to he higher than those finally fixed by the Commission. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that e Acting Secretary of the Commission he, and she hereby is, directed to serve a copy of this order upon the respont, General Telephone Company of thetheast, by United States Certified Mail; return receipt requested. copy. Testa: Freeda P, Jones Acting Secretary June 22t