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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JULY 20, 1978 Plans Completed For Annual Potomac River Festival At Brunswick "Railroad Square" will be the pitching contests, and a C&O focal point for the Tenth Annual Canal bicycle hike, with rentals Potomac River Festival at available. A horseshoeing Brunswick, Md., on Friday, demonstration will be given Saturday, and Sunday, August Saturday and Sunday. On It, 12 and 13. Friday, the annual pet show will There, alongside the railroad be held at City Park, with ribbon tracks of the busy B&O-Chessie awards. System center, arts and crafts A professional director and demonstrations and sales will be staff have devoted several housed under a festive tent to the months to refining and ira- rear of the station, where proving exhibits for the Brun- Chessie, formerly B&O, rolling swick Museum on Potomac stock will also be exhibited. Street, which has been open In a "safety car", an air- weekends since May. Displays of conditioned coach converted to a local history are on the second theatre, the railroad film floor. The third floor houses the festival will be held, as well as a transportation exhibit, featuring film presentation about the C&O a model train scale layout of the Canal National Historical Park. B&O line from Brunswick to From this area, too, a railroad Washington, D.C.; and a bus tour will depart for a guided souvenir and gift shop is located tour of the local railroad at street level. facilities. Russell Fluharty, "the Dulcimer Man", will entertain Entries in the annual Art with the hammer dulcimer that Competition will be displayed in has been passed down through the lower level of the Museum. his family for well over 105 All original work of any media years, will be accepted in four classes: Elsewhere, numerous musical Professional, Amateur, Junior events will occur during the and Children. In addition, the -. weekend. There will be gospel best rendition of a local scene singers and a rock band Friday. will be purchased for the An organist and square dancers Foundation's permanent will perform Saturday. Another collection. Prizes up to $50.00 gospel group, The Cambridge will be awarded. For details, Hand Bell Choir, the Sweet write for an entry form to Art Adelines, barbershop har- Competition, 511 E. H Street, monies; a singer of railroad Brunswick, Md. 21716. Entry songs, and the U.S. Navy Band's blanks must be returned by July "Country Current" will en- 31. tertain Sunday. A week prior to At 11 a.m. Sunday morning, an the Festival, on Sunday, August interdenominational "Colonial 6, the U.S. Navy Band and Sea Worship Service" will take Chanters will offer a free con- place. Later, an old-fashioned cert. costume contest will be judged Sporting events enlivening the and prizes awarded. weekend will be raft rides on the Queen Potomac X and Prince Potomac River, horseshoe- and Princess Potomac X will be PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE I will offer for sale the following real estate, located six miles wesi of Charles Town, West Virginia, six miles east of Berryville, Virginia, (at Rippon, West Virginia, on Myer- stown Road.) Property is known as Wayside Farm (old Heflebower Home Place), at the property. SATURDAY, JULY 29, 1978 2:30 p. m. Approximately 15,,2 acres land with the following im- provements, large brick home, approximately 45 X 70 feet, 15 rooms (10 rooms on first and second floors), five rooms in basement, lAz baths, hot water oil heat. (Home built around 1812L 6 fireplaces. Brick work is in excellent condition. Large bank barn. Old log slave quarters. Corn crib, wagon shed, and other buildings. Well for water supply. Also has spring-fed fresh water pond. Plenty of walnut and other trees. Plenty of road frontage. Windowsills are made of: locust and frames of black walnut, i If you are looking for an old historical home, this is country living at its best. For legal information on real estate see D.B. 413 pa the Jefferson County Court House, Charles Town, W. Va. , TERMS: Financing available (A 2 day sale of personal property will be held at the above location. Saturday, July 29 and Saturday, August 5.) For information and inspection about real estate, phone Mrs. Pauline H. Heskett, 1-304-725-2849. Auctioneer: Edward "Ned" Morrow 1-304-267-4949 PAULINE H. HESKETT - ALE T[ONE LFI 267-4949 July 20-2t PUBLIC SALE Having moved into an apartment, we will offer for sale the .following located i/4 mile West of Inwood, W.Va. Interstate 81 interchange SARURDAY -- JULY 22, 1978 AT - 10:00 A.M. G.E. Electric stove, G.E. refrigerator-freezer, G.E. dish- washer, so(a, low boy hand made chest, 5 rock maple dining room chairs, rocking chairs, 4 pc. bedroom suite, desk, Cedar wardrobe, 2 metal wardrobes, small sideboard, old foot stool maple stand, 3 pc. bedroom suite, hickory rocker, china cabinet, kitchen cabinet, kitchen stools, kerosehe lamps, 2 lamps made from popsickle sticks, wall mirror, bathroom cabinet, crocks ranging from 1 to 12 gal., 2 treadle sewing machines, iron pets, 3 railroad lanterns, oak round table, hassock, set of glass top tables, record cabinet, old 78 recor- ds, crib, 2 old overstuffed chairs, electric adding machine, glass for bow china cabinet, yen. blinds, old 8 day clock, ironer, floor polisher, wash tubs, propane camping lantern, propane camping stove, water pump, bird bath, oil pump, milk cans,sleigh bells, pole light, paint, lawn mowers, garden tools, hand tools, barometer, 2 sets of encylopedias, 40 ft. wood ext. ladder, 20 ft. ext. ladder, 2 Model T wooden spoke wheels, block and fail, stack of new lumber consisting of 2x6- 8ft. long and Ix6-Sft. long, wheel barrows, outdoor ceramic flower pots, almost new 22 rifle, lawn chairs, Christmas decorations, vise, canning jars-some new, ladder jacks, gas brush burner, metal chairs, barbecue griils, 4 pcs. of marble, bean pots, dishes, pots, pans andmany articles too numerous to mention. Also: 1968 Chev. Impala 2 dr. hardtop-Very good running or- der. TERMS: CASH. NOTHING TO BE REMOVED UNTIL SETTLED FOR. MARY AND HUGH HUSTLER AUCTIONEER: EDGAR A. BOHRER CLERK: Carolyn L. Bohrer NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENT8 ON PREMISES JULY 26- IT LUNCH RIGHT8 RESERVED crowned in special ceremonies at a dance the weekend before Festival activities get un- derway. Railroad passenger service to Brunswick is available and will deliver visitors right to the center of activities. Call Am- trak for times of arrivals and departures. Smoketown CB'ers will provide communications during the weekend. Additional details regarding the Potomac River Festival may be secured by writing Festival, 40 West Potomac Street, Brunswick, Md., 21716; or phone 301-834-7100. Historic Group To Meet Shepherdstown The Historic Shepherdstown Commission will meet Saturday, July 22, at 9:30 a.m. in the War Memorial Building. The agenda for this regular monthly meeting includes restoration plans for Entler Hotel, formerly Rumsey Hall; organization of work parties; and plans for the Harvest Fair. The meeting is open to all members of the Commission and to any interested residents of the ghepherdstown area. The Commission has an- nounced that booth space is now being reserved for the Shepherdstown Harvest Fair on October 14. Any local resident or organization wishing a booth is asked to call Mrs. Charles Bosley at 876-2108 or Mrs. Georgia Lee McElhaney at 876- 6745 to reserve space. SERVICES FOR TRI-STATE BAPTISTS The Rev. Dr. R. B. Diffee, pastor, announces the following services for the Tri-State Baptist Church, located on Second Avenue in Ranson: Sunday School, 10. a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Thursday, Hour of Power, 7:30 p.m. Enrolling now for fall term in the Tri-State Christian School. (lasses are: Kindergarten - 4- year-olds; Kindergarten - 5- year-olds; grades I-4. For an interview call 725-5229 or 725- 9394. MIDDLEWAY Mrs. Larry Ring Dial 725-2500 The Wizard Clipp Extension Homemakers Club met Wed- l nesday afternoon, July 5, at the home of Mrs. Robert Mason, with ten members present. Mrs. Clifton Poston gave devotions using "Gladness" as her theme. She read a portion of Psalm 31 and a short meditation based upon it, and prayer, en- ding in the Lord's Prayer in unison and a thought for the day by the leader, "Little griefs are overshadowed by big jobs." Mrs. Paul Jefferson was in charge of the lesson on Iceland and she related many in- teresting facts about the country, known as a land of the "midnight sun." A note of personal interest was added as Mrs. Jefferson shared an account of a shopping trip to Reykjavick, the Capitol city and displayed some artifacts sent to her by her granddaughters, Mrs. Rosemary Smith, who, with her family, lives in Iceland where her husband is employed. Mrs. Larry Ring, president, conducted the business session during which committee work was accounted for by the, chairman. An illuminated dial for the telephone was given each member by Mrs. Thomas Magaha, chairman of the Health and Safety Committee. Mrs. Ring appointed Mrs. Magaha and Mrs. White to a committee to revise and up-date the Club Constitution. Plans for the club's County Fair exhibit and Dutch Treat at Scollay Hall, Wed- nesday, Aug. 2, at 6:30 p.m., were completed. The club went on record as favoring the for- mation of a county Ways and Means Committee. Following adjournment," the hostess served freshments of angel food cake and a summer dessert with iced tea. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mills and children of Alberta, Ohio, visited this past week with his brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mills and Renee of Hidden River. Congratulations to Mrs. Debbie Lockwood and Mr. Andrew Seal who were united into marriage on Saturday at Blackwater Falls, Va. Mrs. Helen Mills, Tammy and Todd, from Blacksburg, Va., returned home on Friday afar spending the past week with her mother, Mrs. Bertha Nicodemus and brother, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nicodemus and family. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dunn and family from Shepherdstownl were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Lester White and family. Mr. Ernest Watson of Charles Town, visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Harlan James. I IIII CONSOLIDATED REPORT OF CONDITION OF BANK OF CHARLES TOWN of Charles Town in the State of West Virginia and Domestic Sub- sidiaries at the close of business on June 30, 1978. BALANCE SHEET ASSETS Mil. Thou. Cash and due from banks 1,466 U.S. Treasury securities 4,352 Obligations of other U.S Government agencies and corporations 1,006 Obligations of States and political subdivisions 4,575 Federal funds sold and securities purchased under agreements to resell 300 a. Loans, Total 19,978 b. Less: Reserve for possible loan losses 222 c. Loans, Net 19,756 Bank premises, furniture and fixtures, and other assets representing bank premises 637 Other assets 268 TOTAL ASSETS 32,360 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 8,057 Time and savings deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 19,436 Deposits of U.S. Government 173 Deposits of States & political subdivisions 1,160 Certified and officers' checks 582 TOTAL DEPOSITS 29,408 a. Total demand deposits 9,390 b. Total time and savings deposits 26,018 Other liabilities 307 TOTAL LIABILITIES . .29,715 EQUITY CAPITAL Common stock a. No. shares authorized 60,000 b. No. shares outstanding 60,050 (Par value) 600 Surplus 1,000 Undivided profits 1,022 Reserve for contingencies and other capital reserves 23 TOTAL EQUITY CAPITAL 2,645 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY CAPITAL 32,360 MEMORANDA Average for 15 or 30 calendar days ending with call date: a. Cash and due from banks 1,433 b. Federal funds sold and securities purchased under agreements to resell 963 c. Total loans 19,687 d. Time deposits of $100,050 or more 200 e. Total deposits 29,837 Time deposits of $100,000 or more: a. Time certificates of deposit in denominations of $100,000 or more 200 I, Donald mith, President and Cashier, of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that this report of condition is true and correct, to the best of my knowledge and belief. Correct +Attest: Donald S. Smith P. T. Porterfield Thomas W. Steptoe Directors N. Clark Furr State of West Virginia, County of Jefferson, ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 5th day of July, 1978, and I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. Maida G. Ryman, Notary Public My commission expires July 22, 1978. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Johnson were Saturday callers of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Pierce of Inwood. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Linton, Jamie and Kelly Sue, from Monmouth Junction, N.J., spent the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Linton. Mrs. Jessie Smith from Naples, Fla., is spending some time with her sister and family, Rev. and Mrs. Clark Elliott. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan James and Johnny Hough visited on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Holmes Talbott and Mr. and Mrs. Harry James and family in Martinsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Lester White, Mrs. Kathy Asbury from Berryville, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. William Friend and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jurek and family and Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Jackson and son from the village, attenied the 3-M Company picnic Saturday, held at the Winchester Memorial Park in Winchester. Fourth of July visitors en- joying home-made ice cream at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Clark Elliott, were Mr. and Mrs. Allen Eiliott, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Elliott of Mockingbird Hill "lYailer Park at Inwood, and Rev. and Mrs. C. D. Coly of Hidden River. 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Jinny, Victor and and Sandy Mobley. p on; Mr. Kennann Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn, Max DUnn and St., entertained on Wednesday  Becky Alvarez and with a dinner honoring their Mrs. Marlyn Lee and] cousin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jane Alice Miller, Sara and and Kristi, Mr. Wayne, from Tacoma, of the village; Washington. Those attending Liskey of Charles were Mrs. Myrtle Carter of Roma Henry and Knoxville, Md.; Mrs. Dixie Summit Point; Ruby, of St. James Village, Md.; Rosenow of Broadway, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn, Jr., Mr. Charles Watt of I PAVE THE WAY FOR FULFILLMENT OF YOUR DREAMS OF AN ALREADY, PAID FOR VACATION LATER WITH ONE,OF OUR FINE VA CA TION CLUBS YOU MAKE THE FIRST 49 PAYMENTS WE WILL GIVE YOU THE 50th PAYMENI' Member [ D t C * Member Federal Reserve System F.R.E.E :EB T T. J BANK AND TUST RANSON, WEST VIRGINIA 25438 304-725-70t4' OlANT SUMMER SAL HUGE STOCK OF TELEVISIONS & AIR CONDITIONERS e Ill VIR BROADCAST CONTROLLED COLOR TV. 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