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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer&apos;s ADVOCATE 1 7 THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1978 FRITTS APPLIANCE & FURNITURE CENTER BONANZA DA YS --"SUMMER' FURNITURE CLEARANCE SALE ALL RED TAG FURNITURE 30% OFF Care Food Program Start Month In West Virginia; Government Pays Costs --Beginning proximately 2,200 family day the federal govern- care homes in West Virginia. In pick up the check for family day care, children meals and snacks for receive attention in the home of m non-profit and ap- a trained provider, as opposed to , care homes in day care arrangements made in a child's own room or day care random to determine if they are complying with program requirements. Science Youth Give Randolph Special Award It was a "rocky" moment for Senator Jennings Randolph as the annual Senate luncheon fol National Youth Science campers called the Child centers, ended in is funded by the Welfare Commissioner Leon Wednesday. States Department of H. Ginsberg explained that the (USDA) and Child Care Food Program is by the Department of voluntary and that it is too early to tell how many of the 2,200 family care providers will take has developed advantage of the program. for menus to assure "However, we expect the ;is nutritious and has set Child Care Food Program to g standards for day care play a big part in our efforts to ning sessions for of Welfare staff this month and will into September, with providers joining the as they complete their continue to upgrade day care in West Virginia," he said. Until recently, providers have had to pay for food for children out of their own expenses. Those who participate in the Child Care Food Program, however, will submit records of meals and y more than snacks and be reimbursed. They Children enrolled in ap- will be monitored periodically at 2 DAY PUBLIC SALE Of VALUABLE ANTIQUE FURNITURE -- GLASSWARE FARM MACHINERY -- Some Modern to the death of my husband, Harry H. Heskett the will be sold at Public Auction located at Wayside 6 miles south of Charles Town, W. Va., 6 miles north of on U.S, Route 3"40 at Rippon, W. Va. SAT., JUL Y 29, 1978 SAT., AUGUST 5,1978 BEGINS AT 10:00 EACH DAY FURNITURE, ETC. Piano, 60 Rolls - Stool, Bench; Walnut Dropieaf Round Oak Table; Roll Top Desk; Chestnut and Oak Box, circa 1890 perfect; Cherry Drop Leaf Table; Corner Cupboard; Pie Safe; Walnut Love kg Couch; 3 Marble Top Stands; Carved Chairs; Walnut Gun Cabinet; cherry Washstand; 2 TOwel Racks; Empire Chest; 4 Piece Modern Bedroom Large Oak Wardrobe; Large Pine Wardrobe; 2 Oak Sleigh Bed; 3 Piece Bamboo Set; Oval China Closet; Closet; 5 Pier Glass Front Book Case; Spinning Gate Leg Drop Leaf Table; Walnut Table; 2 Oak Post - I from Rippon Post Office, I from Gaylord, Post Office; Bench from Ripponj N&W Rail Road Waiting Room; Sewing Cabinet;' Oak Chest; ; Old Whitlock Med. Cabinet; Old Oak Med. Walnut Washstand; Blanket Chest; Old Store Oak Washstand; Deacons Bench; Captains Chair; Rocker; Wicker Rocker; Victrola and Records: Planter', Wooden Filing Cabinet; Mechanical Shoe Fastener: Old Chest Cabinet; Old High Chairs; Old Cart; National Biscuit Boxes; G. L. Biscuit Robe; Brass Cash Register; Old Burroughs Machine: 2 Old Molasses Pumps; Several Sets of Spool Cabinet; Several Trunks; Wooden Lard Wall Phones; Lard Firken; Lloyds of Martinsburg Box; Old Peanut Roaster; 3 Apple Butter Kettles; I0 Buckets; Iron Kettles; Ham Boiler; Cheese Boxes', Edge Mirror; '2 Bear Traps; Fox Traps; Peanut Small Platform Scales; Sugar Buckets; Grinder; Butter Prints; Butter Churn; Fireplace Swinging Bar for Fireplace; Porcelain Hearth Coal Bell; Pictures and Frames; Shadow Box Cut Glass; Depression Glass; Chocolate Set; Lamp; Tiffany Type Lamps; Carnival Glass; Brass Lots of Jugs - Crocks; Bottles; Large Bread Pan; p of Creation Year 4004:1840 Pub. by J. H. the Original German of Straus; Civil War Wagon tuition Box; Dinner Bell and Brackett; Int. 15 Cu. Ft. reeze; 1/2 Bu. Measures; Hundreds and Hundreds of Mentioned. HORSE DRAWN EQUIPMENT & FARM MACHINERY Reaper Model 5355; Runabout Buggy; Ox Sleigh; Sleigh Bells; Hame Bells; Shaft Bells; Hand 1 Horse Dump Cart; Baker Wheat Fan; Overhead Horse Tie; Harness; Anvil; Blacksmith Tools; Jack; Corn Coverer; Model 221 New Holland Manure 100 in. Rotary Mower; J. D. No. 5 Mower; Sower; Harvey Conveyor 28 ft; (grain or Hay); 4 Lln Auger; Corn Conveyor; Disc Harrow; Cultipacker Attachment;2 Wagons; Wagon Beds; Spring Elec:Sheep Shears; Cast Iron Hog Trough; Emory Wheel; Forks 2-3-4 Tine; Wooden Forks; Rakes; 12 ft. Grain Bed for Truck; 1965 Int. farm used; Other Numerous Items. TO THE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF MER- BEING OFFERED, A 2 DAY SALE IS SALE ORDERWILL BE AS FOLLOWS: JULY 29, 1978-- All Furniture; Wall Phones; l Copper Kettles; Iron Kettles; Tinware; Pictures rnes; Farm Machinery, AUGUST 5, 1978 -- Glassware; Lamps; ; Jugs; Bottles; Sleigh Bells; Hame Bells; Traps. - St. Johns Episcopal Church of Rippon - Charles Club of Sale - CASH- Nothing Removed Until Settled For. Responsibie For Any Accidents on Property. PAULINE H. HESKETT H. G. HEFLEBOWER, JR. ": THIS IS ONE OF THE BETTER SALES TO BE . COUNTY. MANY ITEMS WELL OVER 100 OLD. M. Morrow E. Ware ,Auctioneer Washington last NYSC director, Rod Wilson, unveiled a large wooden display as a gift from the 100 delegates -- two from each state. Ran- dolph has served as host for the luncheon for the past 16 years. Imbedded in the highly polished and heavily lacquered board were rocks from each of the 50 states, native stones carried to camp by the delegates. They ranged from exotic onyx, Alabama; and jade, Alaska, to granite, Maine, and marble, Vermont Wyoming contributed a chunk of uranium ore; West Virginia's gift was twofold -- limestone and calcite. "I can't imagine a more ap- preciated gift", Randolph responded, surprised and visibly moved. An accompanying brass plaque read: "Presented to Jennings Randolph of West Virginia. In recognition for his service to the youth of our nation and with appreciation from he delegates and staff of the National Youth Science Camp." Lost Child Found Safe With Relative Last Friday, six-year-old "Booboo" Cooper was reported missing from his home in the Mountain Mission area of the county. Three or four search crews were immediately set up by Chief William Steuart of the Blue Ridge Fire Company, when the youngster's baby sitter reported the child gone during the lunch hour. Joining the search were meTnbers of Citizens Fire Company of Charles Town, utilizing portable radio equip- ment. The search, which began about 1 p.m., ended happily about an hour and a half later when Booboo was found at the home of his grandfather. Antietam Offvs Special Program Saturday Evening Antietam National Battlefield Site at Sharpsburg, Md., an- notmces a special children's program entitled, "Where Were You in '62 (t862)?", to be presented Saturday, July 29, at 8 .m. at Rohrback Campground. Raindate will be Sunday, July 30. Although this program is geared for children ages 8 years and up, adults are also invited to participate in this evening program. The program will allow participants to experience some of the camp activities of the Civil War soldier. Come and relax around an evening campfire, sample camp food such as hardtack, roast your own ramrod rolls, and sing some of the top tunes from the 1860's. A Civil War musket firing demonstration will also be given. Participants will be able to glimpse the thoughts and feelings of the soldiers through some of the stories he told around the fire or letters he wrote home. Rohrback Campground is located on Burnside Bridge Road, one and one-half mile south of Sharpsburg. For further information and directions, local residents may call the Bat-[ tlefield at 301-432-5124. Par-[ ticipants are advised to bring a t blanket or lawn chairs to sit on [ for this 90-minute progt am. [ Regular weekend programs[ include musket firing [ demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m., and ar- tillery demonstrations .at 3:30 p.m. Offer Camperships To Camp Horseshoe Dave King, Director of YMCA Camp Horseshoe has announced that applications are being accepted for eligible low-income boys and girls to attend the YMCA's anhual adventure camps. These camps are for 8-14-year- olds and are August 6-12 and August 13-19 at the West Virginia YMCA's Camp ttorseshoe near Parsons, W. Va. A full range of activities including sports, nature, art, music, hiking, swimming and drama are of- fered in an atmosphere that promotes cooperation, un- derstanding of self and others and personal growth. Those interested in ap- )licati0nsshould contact their local Department of Welfare or YMCA Camp Horseshoe, Rt. 2, St. George, W. Va. 26290, or call 304-478-2481. Junior Red Cross Issues Thanks To Those Who Helped The Jefferson County Junior Red Cross committee would like to express appreciatior to the Jefferson High Tri-Hi-Y students for the July 4th tray favors for guests at the local rest homes the Jefferson Memorial Hospital and the VA Center. Gratitude is also expressed to all other schools in the county par- ticipating in the program by )roviding attractive and dcoratiw, favors for each holiday throughout the year. The VA Center expressed its appreciation to these schools at their annual Volunteer Awards Reception and presented Mrs. Harry Strouse, co-chairman, a special certificate. At one point during the year, the Junior Red Cross presented checks to Locust Grove Rest Home at Harpers Ferry and West Virginia Schools for the Blind and Deaf at Romney for equipment which was needed. Parties, with a variety of en- tertainment, were coordinated at various times for residents of the homes. Appreciation is also expressed to all of the banks for pencils, pads, and other items used in making this such a successful endeavor. All monies for material purchased are given by the school students during the JRC Fund Drive in November. WV Federation Of Women's Club To Meet In Morgantown The West Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs will hold their Summer Conference at the Ramada Inn in Morgantown on August 4-6. Registration will begin at 10 am., Friday, August 4, and the first session will be at 2 pm. The Conference will adjourn at noon on Sunday. Mrs. Kendall Elliott of Morgantown will serve as Conference Chairman. The Conference will offer workshop type programs in: education, membership, home life, ways and means, in- ternational affairs, public af- fairs, community Improvement. arts. conservation, com- munication and private en- terprise. Representation at this con- ference by the club president or a representative s a required honor point. Guest speaker for the Saturday evening banquet will be Mrs Dexter O. Arnold. a past president of the GFWC and now serving as assistant for women's activities of National Retired Teacher's Association - American Association of Retired Persons This fifth summer conference will be presented over by Mrs. G E N E.R AL" STDRES Satisfaction Guaranteed PLASTIC TABLE CLOTHS eFirst quality eDecorator colors ; eHeavy $ gauge vinyl 54" x 54" Old Dutch CLEANSER ,17 oz. $ PACKAGE OF 100 MEN'S SHORT SLEEVE Poper Phtes SHIRTS eFirst quality and slight irregulars 9 inch Assorted Styles and Colors c PKG. oSizes S-M-L $ F ', t Hersel Perdue "Ottie Mae", )resident of the W. Va. Federation of Women's Clubs. AF Country Current At Berkeley Memorial Park Country Current, the U.S. Navy Band's country-bluegrass group will appear at the Berkeley County War Memorial Park this evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. in another of the free concerts in the "Summer in the Park" series sponsored by the Berkeley County Council for the Arts and Humanities. The group 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". The public is invited to another enjoyable Thursday evening in the park. One tragedy of a col- lege education is that many graduates won't know what to do for a livelihood after com- mencement. PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE I will offer for sale the following real estate, located six miles west 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. SA11JRDAY, lilLY 29, D75 2:30 p. m. Approximately 15% acres land wiih 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. 1% baths, hot water oil beat. (Home built around 1812). 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. 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 page 430 in 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 AtJ( TION[ t r 267-4M9 July 20-2t BONA DA Y SALE ]THURSDAY, JULY 27th. FRIDAY, JULY 28th. ! SATURDAY, JULY IN. WASHINGTON ST. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. LADLES' SKIRTS First quality and slight irregulars Cotton and polyester blends Pull-on and wrap around sty $ Sizes 8-18 GIRLS' Jeans First quality and slight irregulars Assorted styles Sizes 7-14 $ R P