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20 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1978 Seek Doctor To Head Up Health Clinic Member FDIC Intercounty HeaRh, Inc., serving primarily low-income 'patients in Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan counties, is looking for a new head physician. Dr. Richard Yates, only physician working under con- tract to the Martinsburg-based clinic, resigned his post effective July 1. At the same time he closed out his private practice in Shepherdstown. He had been in this area for about one year. Intercounty Health is a non- profit corporation funded by the Federal Department of Health, Education and Welfare. It claims to have an annual caseload of more thn 3,000 patients, mostly migrant farm workers. Mrs. Doris Hughes, ad- ministrator of the facility, said they've had no luck as yet in locating a replacement for Dr. Inc., being the new president of Hobbs stated that "now that yates. In the meantime, the the organization, there is a definite revitalization nursing staff of the clinic can continue to perform routine diagnostic work, but cannot treat patients. Mrs. Hughes noted that the migrant season is just now beginning, and this will pose a problem for those workers who utilize the services of In- tercounty Health. She said every effort will be made to recruit a doctor and resume full operations within a month. In the meantine, the nurses at Intereounty Health will continue to function under standing or- ders from the part-time physician who staffs the satellite clinic in Paw Paw, Morgan County. Clarke County Chamber Commerce Is Re-Activated The Berryville-Clarke County Chamber of Commerce has been re-activated ' with Jim Hobbs, of Spectrum Properties, Re-activation of the Chamber came about last week when a group of Berryville and Clarke County business people and others met at the Bank of Clarke County, Other officers of the association named were: Don Niemann, headmaster of the Powhatan School, 1st vice- president; Mrs. June Thomas, owner of the Western Auto Store, was named 2rid vice-president; and Mike Clotzman, of the Blue Ridge Insurance and Real Estate, was elected secretary. Floyd McWilliams, Jr., of the Bank of Clarke County, was elected treasurer. Once these positions were filed, a set of by- laws was adopted and unanimously accepted by all present. A copy of these by-laws can be picked up at Jim Hobbs office at 32 E. Main Street in Berryville. The new president then ap- pointed a membership and finance committee which will report back at the next meeting on July 19th. children are welcome and parents will want to attend also Eighty-seven children have registered and the staff hopes that all can receive a certificate, so get busy and read for pleasure and a certificate. Members of Jefferson County Homemakers Clubs will find that the library has many books, in fact thirty4our, from the Sup- plemental List 1977-78. Others are on order and some are out of print and can't be bought. Ask at thedesk for the list which gives a description of the book and where it can be found on the shelf. New fiction arrives every day and is put on the new fiction shelf. Among the most recent ones are: Tarot's Tower, Melville -- romantic suspense laid in a rural English village; William Brinkiey who wrote Don't Go Near the Water has a new book Breakpoint, with all the tennis thrills at Forest Hills; the Round Dozen by Elizabeth Cadell is her thirty-second and most delightful mystery to date. The Wind From Hastings by Llywelyn is a novel from the days of the Conquest based on a real woman and a real mystery; and Generation of Victors by Hirschfeld is a novel of our times that recreates the dreams and strivings of the men who came back from World War II. Traffic Counts Now Being Taken In All 55 Counties In State CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Department of High- ways' summer traffic count is on for 1978! Traffic counts will be made on primary highways in all of West Virginia's 55 counties and also on secondary roads and high- ways in nine counties. Traffic counts, which are conducted to determine the type and amount of traffic on West Virginia's roadways, began in early June. Counts will be made by mechanical traffic recorders and Department of Highways employees. The information gained through the traffic counts will assist Department of High- ways designers in planning for future improvements and repairs to the roadway system. To cut costs, traffic counting on interstates will be done by mechanical traffic recorders rather than the traditional method of Department of High- ways employees, except at a few control stations. Information gained in previous counts has revealed that accurate counts can be obtained on the in- terstates through the use of the mechanical recorders. This information will be sup- plemented by data collected by Department of Highways em- ployees at the control stations. Control station counts will be made at 38 locations throughout the state on all highway systems. Department of High- ways employees will make SUMMER PROGRAM AT LEETOWN PARK NOW UNDERWAY The Summer program at the Leetown Park is now underway and picture shows some of the youngsters who have been participating in daily programs began June 19 under the direction of Barbara Bennett J. Coffman of the Shepherd College Department of Parks and Recreation' day camp begins at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday, and will continue1 August 11. Classes are being taught in arts and crafts, as well as recreation. This program is open to any child from the age of 6 to 12. To out more about the day camp come by the Leetown Park Monday Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Eugene L Langley Is New President General Telephone Eugene L. Langley, president of General Telephone Co., of Kentucky, has been named president of General Telephone of the Southeast which serves parts of Virginia and West Virginia, Langley succeeds James P. Christensen, who was recently named southern regional vice- president for General Telephone Co. Born August 23, 1924, Langley began his telephone career with a predecessor company of General Telephone of the South- west in 1948 and was named vice-. president of operations for General Telephone of Florida in 1966. In 1974, he was named president of General Telephone Co., of Kentucky, headquartered in Lexington. While in Lexington, Langley served on the board of directors of the Kentucky State Chamber of Commerce, the First Security National Bank of Lexington, the Lexington Industrial Foun- dation, and the Lexington United Way. lie is a member of the Good Samaritan Hospital board of trustees, and on the advisory boards of the Lexington Salvation Army and the Boy Scouts of America. Langley has already assumed his new position at General Telephone of the Southeast's general office in Durham, N.C. Navy Band, Country marches, pop music, show tunes to, and including some popular semi-classical music. The program this year will be )resented at Brunswick High School Auditorium, Sunday, Aug. 6, at 8 p.m. and is free. The auditorium is air conditioned. There is plenty of parking and ample*seating, all free. This will be the first of two )rograms sponsored by the Brunswick Potomac Foun- dation, Inc., during their annual August Festival. This years festival is being held Aug. 11-13. On Aug. 13, at 8 p.m., Sunday evening, at the Brunswick High School Auditorium, the Navy's "Country Current" will feature country-bluegrass music. The program is also free to the public and starts at 8 p.m. This will mark the first per- formance in Brunswick of the group which is part of the Navy Band's total entertainment theme and they are the only group among the major military bands catering to music that is strictly "Americana." Both programs should be enjoyed by all. Jonathen Hager Frontier Craft Day Sunday The colonial craft day, exhibit and demonstration of crafts that has become an annual event in Washington County, will again be held this year on Sunday, July 16, on the green in front of the Hager House in Hagerstown City Park. Airman To Security SAN ANTONIO Michael R. Turner, and Mrs. Ra Kearneysville, assigned to duty in the U.S. security police field. The airman, completed basic Lackland AFB, TeX., Air Force mission, and customs special instructiOn relations. CompletJ training earned the credits towards an applied science the Community Air Force. Airman Turner graduate of Jeff School, His wife, Susan, of Mrs. Bettie 1, Kearneysville. be held on SundaY, BIG AUCTION of business in Clarke County, vehicle classification counts for there is a sound need for a a full 24-hour period at each Current To Perform chamber which will be control station. responsive and helpful to county Mechanical recorder counts business. Theonly way it can be will also be made at ap- In Brunswick, Md. a success is if we have a great proximately 500 locations on The U.S. States Navy Band deal of local citizen par- municipal streets in nine cities. ticipation." The next chamber meeting TO ltAVE will be on Wednesday, July 19, at PUBLIC AUCTION 4 p.m. at the Bank of Clarke Members of the Ladies' County. All interested parties Auxiliary of the Middleburg, are invited and encouraged to Va., Fire Department, wilt hold attend.  a public auction Friday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the fire depart- _...._.....Childmn'- Summer ment, located on State Route 50, west of Middleburg. Reading Program and Sea Chanters, under the direqtion of Commander Ned Muffley will be appearing once again in Brunswick, Md. This marks the 5th year the Navy band has performed here. Their programs are always enjoyed by young and old alike. Their programs cover a wide range of musical favorites, from Having cultivated the reputation of being one of the most relaxed, most unstructured events in the area during the summer months, the Jonathan Hager Frontier Craft Day will have a program this year that includes a short church service and a list of more than 20 area colonial-pioneer craftspeople to visit between the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend this event and urged to par- ticipate in the activities of the day. In case of rain the event will For more Washington C( Court House stown, Md., 21740 or' 3130. Boyd Family The Edward reunion will be July 30, at the munity Center on Town-Martinsb children, 'and nephews connections urged to c lunch. Will End July 27 Again the Old Charles Town Weekend savings. Library reminds children who are taking part in the summer reading program to hurry and finish their reading for a cer- , i tificate. The closing date is July 27th when certificates will be awarded and a movie cartoon for entertainment will be shown. Refreshments will be served. All Sale 3 for 2.99 Men's underwear. Reg. 3 for 3.39 Great fitting T-shirtS and briefs of polyester/ cotton. In white for 36 to 46. Sale prices effective fhru Saturday. CLEARANCE OF HANDMADE PERSIAN AND OTHER ORIENTAL RUGS FRIDAY JULY 14 at 8 p.m. at Cliffside Motor Inn An extremely fine collection of rugs and runners were purchased several decades ago by knowledgeable connoisseurs and placed in storage in several bank vaults in Teheran. The fi'st section of grouping has been released by the original in- vestors for sale at AUCTION to pay for back loans made on the entire collection. Included are carpets in various sizes and colors. An assortment for the knowledgeable collector. And For_ your convenience the goods have been moved to Cliffside Motor Inn for exhibition at 7 p.m. Auctioneer will be Col. Stone TERMS: Cash or Checks will be accepted 30% Men's Jeans Sale 7" styling. _, MEN'S sIZE:: MAN.& FRI. 9.9 TUES.-WED.-THURS. & Saturday 9- S 1978 JCPonney Co, Inc Ts00JCPenney IITAIL 3511 725" CATAL- 725" 1411 IllllnllUl /nlllll