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July 14, 1988

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Former's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1988 7 Th e Social Page Engagements Weddings Announcements Phone 725-2046 r   Komives-O'Brien Wedding In August Announcement has been made of the impending August 20, 19, wedding at Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town of Melissa Ellen Komives, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Komives, Morgantown, to John William Davis O'Brien, son of Mrs. Charles F. O'Brien, Media Farm, Charles Town The bride elect graduated from Morgantown High School in 1980 and from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication in 1984 and a Master of Arts in secondary education in 1987. She is currently a special education teacher in Berkeley County schools. Mr. O'Brien graduated from Charles Town High School in 1969, attended Eastern Kentucky University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and philosophy in 1975. He is presently employed as an accountant and financial consultant. Reception Follows Mr. and Mrs. Whittington Night Of Singing of 1928 at SHS Feted Celebrate 45th Anniversary Music lovers attending the first High School Alumni Association muet recently at the Sheraton Inn in recognition was given to the class arked their th anniversary. The Seventeen girls and five boys. James is the only living male class member. Seven of the girls are deceased. Shown, from left, are Dorothy Skinner Trussell, Van Reinhart Metheke, Elizabeth Lucas Trussell, Mary Har- tzell Dobbins, James P. "Jimmie" Morison, Elsie Florence Miller andVirginia Strider Holliday. ? .- t union (teacher). Second row - Virginia Duff Tabb, Eleanor James, Doris Seal Williams, Marie Abshire White, Frances Dailey Vickers, Virginia Howell Willingham, Eleanor Jack&@n Viands, Rebecca Alger Allara, Carl Merchant. Last row - Erma Lee Keiter Gardner, Shirley M. Hunt, Paul Milton, Nelson Peer, Robert D. Ott, Charles Adams, Mary Lehman Singhas. f 1943 Holds Re High School Class of 1943 had a 45th at Hilltop Restaurant, Harpers present. There were 20 members teacher present. The photograph members: Front row, from left, Pauline aden art, Isabelle Hawk I)ailey, Miss Christine Hunter 00-'Stark Raven' at Shepherd the southeast including the 80-piece Charleston Symphony Orchestra. In addition, Stark Raven has been the subject of two one-hour PBS televi- sion specials. "The Stark Raven Special" and "Stark Raven and Friends." The event is supported by a grant from the Arts and Humanities Division of the West Virginia Department of Culture and History. -- Stark 'Onsidered West band, U perform 1 ilege Creative Arts July 16, at is part of the Academy pro- for the general prices at $3 for under 16. The group calls their music "hot rhythm and roll." Drawing from classical, jazz, folk, blues and other new music traditions, they feature sounds of electric violin and cello above backheat rhythms of electric guitar with three district vocalist. In the last three years, Stark Raven has performed in hundreds of con- certs, festivals, fairs and toured col- leges, universities, and night clubs in Restaurant "TtJESDA y NIGHT00 ALL YOU CAN EAT SHRIMP $10.95 night of "It's a Grand Night For Sing- ing," at the Old Opera House July 15 will be treated to an after-the-show reception catered by the Yellow Brick Bank Restaurant of Shepherdstown and held in the newly renovated Founders Room of OOH. The program, directed by Mary Elinor Peters, promises a great even- ing's entertainment and the reception afterwards a culinary delight. Tickets are still available for July 15 and 16 presentations and may be had by call- ing 725-4420, though it looks as if this will be a sellout by performance time. Rurnsey Club Has Meeting The Rumsey Extension Homemakers have held three meetings in recent times, according to reporter Jacqueline Carpenter, in- cluding a May 4 get-together at the Town Run Dell. Nine members were present. A report on the shoe fund was given by Bey Hughes, chairman, with over $900 donated by the Student Govern- ment at Jefferson High School as a result of a walk-a-than. In other business, it was noted that the Ag-Expo Fun Fair was anounced with the club in charge of a booth. Jef- ferson County Homemakers gave their proceeds from this event to the Camp Frame Building Fund. Due to illness, the speaker cancell- ed, but members enjoyed the delicious sandwiches, the Reuben and turkey club the favorites. Planning for next year's programs dominated the June tst meeting at the home of Ann Spurgas. Due to many conflicting activities, there were only five members at this meeting. On July 6th, seven members met at the home of Judy Kepple. It was the salad buffet luncheon and swim par- ty. Lots of delectable salads were con- sumed in addition to rolls, cookies and pies. It was a beautiful, hot, summer day and members lingered by the pool most of the afternoon. The next meeting date has been changed. It will be at Paw Wilmer's home at 6 p.m., August 17. At that time we will have our annual picnic to which family and members are in- vited. It will be a covered dish affair with volleyball and swimming after dinner. Mr. and Mrs. William W. Whit- tington (Bernice K. and Bill) celebrated their 45th wedding anniver- sary on Friday, July 8. The couple was married on July 8, 1943, while Bill was on a 15-day furlough from the U.S. Ar- my during World War If, the Ceremony taking place at the Methodist Parsonage in Berryville, Va, the late Rev. A.O. Lyons officiating. Bill is the son of the late W. A. Whit- tington and Minnie Painter Whit- tington, who died in Charles Town. Bernice is the daughter of the late Jacob Childs and Mae Childs, who liv- ed in Berryville, Va. Bill served as Mayor of Ranson from 1955 to 1958 and served as sheriff of Jefferson County from 1965 to 1969. Bill is also a retiree from the military ser- vice, having served in the U. S. Army for fifteen years and the West Virginia 167th Tactical Airlift Wing for nineteen years. He retired from the Air Guard in March 1975, with the rank of first sergeant. The Whittingtons ran the Sanitary Cash Grocery in Ranson, for 31 years, before retiring and moving to Tnscawilla Hills, where they have liv- ed since 1981. They have just return- ed from a trip to Blackwater Falls, and Canaan Valley State Parks and are planning a trip to Niagara Falls in the near future. They are members of the Charles Town Methodist Church, The American Association of Retired Persons, and The Citizens Association of Tuscawilla Hills. 00auartan 9Inn tb SU/VUVE RTIME FEATUR s^. ;qPPETIZERS_ ;/Coquille St. Jacques Smoked Salmon i Shrimp Cocktail Caviar Lobster Bisque Chilled Vichyssoise Goose Liver Fresh Carden Salads ENTREES Scallops Momay Filet of Sole Flaky Crab Cakes with Lobster Sauce Mako Shark Steak Frog Legs Brook Trout Salmon Steak - The always popular Surf & Turf Veal Steak Cordon Bleu Breast o/Chicken Princess Toumedos Rossini Filet Mignon Chateaubriand Rack of Lamb for Two Vegetarian Casserole Vegetarian Platter Cold Roast Beef or Westphalian Ham Platter voeado stuffed with Shrimp and Crab Meat Delicious Homemade Desserts , Chec our from Luncheon Menu - s3s to STS Reservations: (304) 876-2551 OlqR{ {NfllR 4 All Major Hilltop House Hotel and Restaurant Monday Evening Dinner Specials Spiced Shrimp All You Care To Eat... $10.95 Prime Rib... In/ormation: 535-2132 SEAFOOD-- Prime Rib of Beef '12.50 Private Catering On and Off Premises Open 11 AM O PM Closed Monday St Rc,'r ai,,n- Recommended Fvrrx , 5-2 5t2