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24 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1978 Old Opera House Attraction "The Critton Hollow String Band". shown above, presenting Traditional Irish and American fiddle tunes with plenty of singing and dancing, will per- form at the Old Opera House in Charles Town for one night only, Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. Using a hammer dulcimer fiddle, guitar, mandolin banjo, the "Critton Hollov String Band" is a lively musical , troupe from Paw Paw, W. Va Their performance includes mountain love songs, Russian folk tunes, Irish Polkas and the music of the West Virginia mountain people. The group, formed in 1975, frequently gives concerts at colleges and private establish- ments throughout the east and also play square dances and workshops. Band members Sam and Joe Herrmann and Arnold Kemp. ton, the latter a Boonsboro, Md., residnet, all self-taught musicians. Although their music is commonly known as "bluegrass", their style is more NOTICE TO CITIZENS OF WEST VIRGINIA Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Chapter 3, Article 11, Section 3 of the Code of West Virginia 1931 as amended, the following amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia will he placed on the November 7, 1978 General Election Ballot. Proposing an amendm{ent to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia, amending section one-a, article ten thereof, relating to permitting the Legislature to exempt, to such extent as it may from time to time determine, inventory and warehouse goods from ad valorem property taxation by general law: numbering and designating such proposed amendment: and providing a summarized statement of the purpose of such proposed amendment. Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia, two thirds of the members elected to each house agreeing thereto: That the question of ratification or rejection of an amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia be submitted to the voters of the State at the next general election to be held in the year one thousand nine hundred seventy- elght, or at any special election held prior thereto for the pur- pose of presenting to the voters of the State the question of ratification or rejection of one or more constitutional amend- ments, which proposed amend- ment is that section one-a, ar- ticle ten thereof he amended to read as follows: ARTICLE X. TAXATION & FINANCE la. Exemption from ad valorem property taxation. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one of this article, bank deposits, money and household goods and per- sonal effects if such household goods and personal effects are not held or used for profit, shall he exempt from ad valorem property taxation, and the Legislature may, in its' discretion and to such extent as it may from time to time determine, exempt inventory and warehouse goods from ad valorem property taxation by general law: Provided, That such exemption shall not apply to inventories of natural resources held for the manufacturing and sale of energy. Resolved further. That in accordance with the provisions of article eleven, chapter three of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred' thirty- one, as amended, such amend- ment is hereby numbered "Amendment No. I" and designated as the "Freeport Amendment," and the purpose of the proposed amendment is summarized as follows: "To amend the State Constitution to permit the Legislature to exempt inventory and warehouse goods from ad valorem property taxation by general law to such extent as it may from time to time deter- mine." July 27-1t I classified as "traditional." Tickets for an evening of fun and music are $4 and $3, available at the office of the Old Opera House, 204 N. George Street, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30 to 6:30 p.m. Children 12 years of age and under are admitted for half price. Explorer Scouts Area Council To Go To National Olympics Twelve Explorers from the Shenandoah Area Council will be heading.for the fifth National Explorer Olympics at Fort Collins, Colo., this summer. The Explorers are the winners in competition at the Shenan- doah Area Council Explorer Olynpics held April 22, at Shepherd College. By winning, they qualified to participate in the national event, to be held at Colorado State University July 30 - August 5. Geise Barnett, Advisor to Post 144, Front Royal, will lead the Shenandoah Area Council contingent. Others ac- companying the Explorers in- clude Mr. and Mrs. Edward Burwell. Local Olympic chairman. Bill Brundidge, from the Washington Redskins. served as Honorary Chairman for the local Olympics, and wished the Ex- plorers well in the National competition. Exploring is the Boy Scouts of America's program for young adults 15 to 21 that focuses on career, avocational interests, and outdoor and high-adventure activities. The Shenandoah Area Council, Boy Scouts is a participating agency of the United Givers Fund of Jefferson County. 16 other forbs and 90 shrubs, vines and brambles. "Now that this information is published, it makes a unique and valuable reference for many persons," Right said. Childbirth Class Being Conducted Ranson Residence Prepared childbirth classes SCS Booklet On will begin a new series for ex- pectant parents whose babies Plants Issued; Copies Are Free The Soil Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a booklet entitled "Plant Performance on Surface Coal Mine Spoil in Eastern United States." Copies are available from any SCS office or soil conservation district in West Virginia. Craig M. Right, SCS state conservationist for West Virginia, said, "In its 76 pages, the technical publication summarizes 30 years of studying and field testing of native and introduced plant species, as they were used in reclaiming and stabilizing surface mine spoils east of the Mississippi River." The author Of the report was Joseph D. Ruffner, for many years the SCS plant materials specialist stationed in West Virginia. He was the plant materials specialist for the Northeast when he retired in 1974. He compiled this report following retirement, under contract with the SCS, Right said. Right added, "SCS and other agencies evaluated more than 300 plat species. A few did not do the conservation job. Some thrived under wide-ranging conditions, and others worked where few plants would grow." The booklet reports on 70 kinds of trees, 52 grasses, 39 legumes, are due in October, November and December, with classes being taught to a small group of parents in the home of Mrs. Phyllis Schiwal, 202 Stayman Drive in Ranson. Discussions of the physiological and emotional aspects of normal labor and delivery are held. Couples are trained in breathing techniques, neuro-muscular control and pushing for delivery. The method of preparation is based on Pavlov's theory of conditioned reflexes and Lamaze's labor and birth practices. Classes prepare a couple for a conscious par- ticipating birth experience. For more information and class registration contact Mrs. Schiwal at 725-6502, extension 2458, before 6 p.m.; or after 6 p.m., at 725-9458: Jefferson 4.H Leaders Meet Tuesday, August 1 The Jefferson County 4-H Leader's Association will be meeting Tuesday, Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds located on the Leetown Road. All 4-H leaders and junior leaders are urged to attend. Discussions will be held on recent 4-H camps conducted and the upcoming Jefferson County Fair. Each club is urged to be represented. Brooke, Talmadge probe ordered by Senate vote. SUMMER SPECIAL REG. $1.95 For one 5x7 portrait or set of four wallets in NATURAL COLOR. (Additional portraits at regular prices; One 5x7 or set of four wallets $1.95 each. 8x10 only $3.90) ALSO SAVE OVER $3 ON THIS $15.60 PA(KAGE * One 8 x 10 Three 5 x 7's Twelve wallets Apply your 95 and pay ONLY $11.50 more for 16 beautiful portraits. Age limit 12 years. Select from several poses and scenic backgrounds. Copies and enlargements available at higher prices. Extra charge of $1.00 for 2 or 3 children together. Special prices In effect these dstes only:. Monday July 31st 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM Tuesday August 1st 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM t977 JCPenney Co,, tnc. Charles Town, W.Va. JCPenney PHONE: 725- 3577 BONANZA DAYS MISSES UNIFORMS NOW 9 99 Orig. 1600 to 1900 Polyester 2- piece linen look pont unifor- ms. Four styles. MACHINE WASHABLE. WHITE 0HLY! SIZES 10 to 18 Special Poplin tote. Full size open tote with snap closing. Handyoutsidepatch pocket. Fall colors with contrast trim. 50% OFF SELECTED GROUP DRESSES NOW 8 00 ,. ! IS l I MISSES, JUNIORS IN PRETTY SUMMER STYLES. DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTIRE STOCK 33% to "': OFF ": MISSES l iIir//L!) 1 SLACKS i NOW 5 9' i!i::ii .I Orig. 9to 1900 j Summer Colors. DOES NOT IN( TIRE STOCK. LAY AWAY SALE ON FAMILY OUT 20% off All boys' outerwear. Sale 14 ' to 22 `0 Reg. 1800 to 2800 Find the warmest winter gear in a wide range of fabrics and weights. Great new looks for dress and play. Sizes 4-7 and 8-20 20%off All girls' outerwear Sale 14 `0 to 22 ' Reg. 1800 to 2800 Lots of cozy-warm styles for big and little girls. From fur trim'looks' to popular down-look ski jackets. 20%off Pre-season coat sale. Buy now for those cold days ahead. Choose trench styles, hoods, wrap-arounds and more. Pick now, pay later. A small deposit holds your choice on layaway. Super buys for misses, juniors and half sizes. / 20% off MEN'S JACKETS SALE 12 a to36 oo Orig. 1600 to 4500 Down look parka withnylon shall and con- trost trim. S,M,L,XL. LAST 3 DAYS TO SAVE ON WHITE Save On blankets. Sale 8.80 Twin Reg. $11. Warm, soft acrylic thermal blanket is loom woven. Nice as lightweight cover, doubly warm when paired with another. Full; reg. $13, Sale 10.40 Queen; reg. $16, Sale 12.80 20%off AIIquilted bedspreads. Sale s20 Twin Reg. $25. Graceful quilting designs solid color poly/ cotton spread with polyfill. Full; reg. $29, Sale $23 Queen; reg $34, Sale 27.20 King; reg. $44, Sale 35.20 KING ml @9EEN SPECIAL ORDER Save on all our sheets. Sale 1.99 Twin Reg. 3.49. Flowered vines on white cotton/poly muslin sheets, Full; reg. 4.49, Sale 3.38 Queen; reg. 7.99, Sale 6.29 King; reg. 9.99, Sale 8.29 Pillowcases, pkg. of 2. Standard; reg. 3.49, Sale 2.38 Queen; reg. 3.99, Sale 3.29 King; reg. 4.49, Sale 3.69 Flal and fitted sheets are the same price. KING SIZE , SPECIAL ORDER SHOP MON.&FRI. 9 to 9 TUES.,WED.,THURS SAT., 9 to 5 20% off Bath coordinates. 21x24" contour or Sale 4.80 24x36" oblong Reg. $8. Plush nylon pile bath mat in fashion colors, non-skid latex backing. 2 pc. tank set; reg. 7.50, Sale $6 Lid cover; reg. 2.99, Sale 2.39 Zh'JCPenney',s / USE: