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6 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, June 29, 2000 AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY OFFERS CAMP FOR KIDS Children dealing with cancer on a daily basis need someplace spe- cial to get away and be a kid. The American Cancer Society offers that place in the form of Camp Winaca. "The name says it all," said Hersha Arnold, camp coordinator. "The acronym means WINing Against Cancer." The camp, located in Tucker County, provides one week of camp along with transportation to and from free of charge to children with cancer. "We try to think of everything," said Arnold. "We even have doctors who come down from West Virginia University to ments." The camp is ages 7 to 16 and gust 6-13, be received by July 15 obtained by calling office at the number Help Service $11-21/hour Installation $7-1 6/hour Benefits Dfe, PaiO Hohda~ Apply ~n person Incredible Weight Loss & Nutrition/ Independent Distributors Mike & Kathy i)opson 304-876-3735 Call for a l'ree,aml)le v t w,c'/'[ l,el I1~ help )'(ill C;II'II $420 Ihis vceki.!!! A total of 165 4-H club members gathered for Tri-County Older 4-H Camp at Camp Frame near Hedgesville June 12-16 for a full week of leadership and citizenship training, as well as sports, camp fires and outdoor classes. Recognized as outstanding campers for the week were Margaret Byrne - Head H; Larry Knight - Hand H; Blake Costello - Heart H; Annette Snyder - Health H; and Brian Dougherty - "Spirit" of Camp. Tribal leaders for the week included Delaware Chief Meg Peterson and Sagamores Elizabeth Staley and Kristen Matlick; Mingo Chief Bryan Dougherty and Sagamores Barbie Linton and Annette Snyder; Cherokee Chief Katie Henning and Sagamores Hannah Oot and Will Cleaver; Seneca Chief Katie Shade and Sagamores Kyle Friend and Lisa Shade. The theme of "Let the Games Begin" was used throughout the week. Tri-County Older Camp volunteer cooks were Annabel Osbourn, Gloria Wines, and Barbara Clatterbuck, assisted by Sherry Chambers. Jim Staley, Jefferson County Extension agent, directed the camp, assisted by staff members Linda Kisner, Susie Davis, Dan Shade, Amy Hiett, Susan Wolfe, Kenny Barron, Kim Cleaver, Renee Brohard, Chad Alvarez, Doug Smith, Ryan Fincham, Dan Schiffman, Mark Horner, Ryan Frankenberry, Janet O'Connell, Lola Barron, Mike Ranelli, Jimmy Russell, Marcia Hendrickson, Amy Sencindiver, and Ginny Tabb. Bill and June McDonald directed the Thursday night camp cook- out. Tri-County 4-H Camps are conducted by the West Virginia Univer- sity Extension Service and are available to all 4-H members in the area. will be warm when ready to serve. Rinse and drain spaghetti. Put in a large bowl. Drain peas/onions, then add them and the chicken to the spaghetti. Pour dressing over, toss and serve. Serves about 6. Mary Belle Starliper Rt. 3, Box 293 Dot Gardner's Cranberry-Raspberry Salad Kearneysville, WV 25430 Bottom layer: 1 (6-ounce pkg. raspberry Jello); 1 cup boiling wa- Hl, folks! How are you dealing dition. Of course, everyone liked to ter; 2 pkg. fresh or frozen and with the warm weather? Saying crowd around the stove during the thawed raspberries; 2 Tbs. lemon the word "warm" is certainly not cold weather, so my Dad provided juice'. painting a true picture - it's down- chairs and a couple of benches for Top layer: 1 (6-ounce) pkg. right h-o-t here in our town! How those who liked to "sit a spell." cherry Jello; 1 cup boiling water; 1 did folks stand the heat before Those chairs were left there (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple fans were invented? Now - air con- year 'round for the customers. In (undrained); 1 (16-ounce) can jel- ditioning? summer the stove was moved to lied cranberry sauce. Wandering the store's basement and replaced Dissolve raspberry Jello in boil- Folks, it's been too hot to do by a large oscillating pedestal fan. ing water. Add raspberries and anything here in our town. I real- Just like that old stove in winter, lemon juice. Pour into a 9xl3-inch ize that and will excuse you from the fan was a welcome relief from glass dish that has been lightly this week's homework - just this the heat in summer. Folks loved to sprayed with Pam. Refrigerate once. Without much to say, I hope sit and enjoy an ice-cold bottle of until firm. Cover with an even you'll bear with me as I do some their favorite soda or some ice layer of sour cream. Meanwhile, remembering and some of that cream, dissolve the cherry Jello in boiling "other term" that some of you have Ice cream was kept in a large water. Add pineapple and cran- said I'm so full of! I can always chest-type freezer with 6 lift-up berry sauce, mixing thoroughly. come up with a Leetown memory lids on top. One could purchase 1/2 Chill to thicken slightly, then pour or two, no matter what. gallons, pints, 1/2 pints, cones, on top of sour cream. Chill thor- sandwiches and banjos, and other oughly. Here Goes assorted ice cream goodies. For It's July Already? My father was in the grocery the 1/2 pints, my father kept a I tell you, folks, you have a store business here in our town. sharp knife in the freezer and cut birthday, turn around twice, and As a young man, he did apprentice a pint in two and served it up with you're having another one! I'd say work under Mr. Strider, and later a little wooden spoon. The ice this process begins around the operated a store which stood di- cream for the cones came in paper 30th birthday and just accelerates rectly across the road from the Old covered blocks which were un- from there. What do you think? School House Apartments. It was wrapped and placed in the spe- July is' a great month for a on the covered porch of that store cially made cones that had a rect- birthday, though! There are so that we waited for the school bus angular-shaped top. many things you can do to cel- to come transport to Charles Town At the front of the store sat a ebrate - swimming, picnics, home- (after graduating from Old Lee- chest-type pop cooler that kept the made ice cream and cake - really, town Tech). The bus stopped in drinks icy cold. By the way, we whatever youchoose! Since school front of the school house, but the "useta" sell those little 6-ounce (I is not in session, you're free as a store porch provided shelter for us think) bottles of Coke for a nickel! bird! in bad weather. Obviously, that Our lives were rich as we grew Our July birthday list: Ellen old store/bus stop is long gone. up here in our town. Operating Robinson, Libby Lupton, Louise If memory serves me correctly, the store provided the opportunity Albertson, Betty Scott, Diane there were two stores in operation of knowing everyone in town and Collis, Patricia Snyder, Thomas at one time, before I was added to around; hut there were no family Flanagan, Jeremiah Staubs, Erin the town's population count! vacations and my father worked Dilley, Aunt Dot Blue, Jonathan After Mr. Strider died, my fa- 12 and 14 hours a day, 6 days a Angus, David Wilson, Bey ther bought that business, used week, and 5 hours on Sunday. Crockett, William Nicewarner, the other store building for stor- That's pretty confining. D e n n y C o ffm a n, M e 1 a n i e age, owned and operated Locke's End of story- but subject to "be Chrisman, Charlotte Vickers, Grocery until his death in 1957; continued" one of these days! Howard Tabb, Kathy Stutler, Jim then it was carried on my mother Hint for the Week Blue and yours truly! for an additional 15 years or so. If you still have your parents, Cam and Jane Tabb will be cel- This building has since been re- jump at every chance to show ebrating their wedding anniver- modeled and has changed owners them how much you appreciate sary in July. quite a few times. But continues to the sacrifices they made for you. Call and let us know about your serve the community as a market. Recipe special day! Fortunately, my family was Have you been fixing these sal- Lovely able to purchase the large white ads we've shared with you the Your FLC and her better half house that sits next door to the past couple of weeks, folks?All the attended the lovely wedding of business, making the whole thing hot weather just begs for a cold, Kristy L. Dunn and Lee Randall, more convenient for Dad and Morn nourishing salad, don't you think? last Saturday afternoon. The nup- (us kids, too, when we wanted a This week it's pasta salad, cour- tials were held at the beautiful cold drink of pop or some penny tesy of Paula Angus. home of Stanley and Kitty Dunn, candy). Chicken Pasta Salad Myerstown Rd. What got me started on this 1 pound very thin spaghetti, The large front porch was deco- story is talking about the heat. I cooked; 3 boxes frozen peas with rated with ferns and wildflowers. remembered how Dad heated that pearl onions, cooked; approxi- Chairs were set for guests on the old store in winter with a potbelly mately 4 boneless chicken breasts, lawn in front of the porch. stove that burned coal, which he'd cooked and cut up; 1 (16-ounce) Wedding attendants marched paint with "stove black" (I don't Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing. slowly to the steps, ascending one know) and clean it good at least Cook the peas/onions, chicken couple at a time and waiting, each once a year to keep it in good con- and dressing, coordinating it so all couple on a step for the bride and f~~ her father. A reception was held " ~' after the ceremony, it was truly a o lovely affair! Don't Forget We're continuing our thoughts and prayers for summer travelers. Also for those who find it hard to deal with the extreme heat. If you The Mardi Gras celebration goes back to an ancient Roman cus- tom of merrymaking before a period of fast. In Germany it Is called Faatnacht, and in England, Pancake Day. When the smoke clears, call Fire, Smoke and Water Restoration Experts Deodorizing .Sanitizing Contents Cleaning, Fire Restoration Dwelling Repairs, Flood & Water Restoration e Duraclean by Fritts Charles Town, WV "55 years cleaning & restoration experience" I I II I I II IIII I II I Heating & Air PO Box 1151, Charles Town Phone (304) Fax (304) Emait: Web page: www.! WVOO7976 have to be outside, don't forget your sunscreen and insect repel- lant. Our condolences to the Bradley family on the loss of their brother, Truman. Please remember all those we regularly have on our thoughts and prayers list, as well as any you might know who are ill or hurting in any way. Till Then Enjoy your last week of June, 2000. Get out and about a bit-then call and share! Thought for the Week Invite trouble and it's sure to accept. 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