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16 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 3. 1978 Batteries Power GenTel Phones A week ago, General Telephone Company of the Southeast announced a more than half million dollar expansion program for its Charles Town-Jefferson County facilities. Shown above is one of the new installations, a rack of batteries designed to power the county's entire telephone system. The installer shown is Charles Overton, foreman of Telecomm, of Blakely, Georgia, the contract company carrying out the expansion program. Also being installed is a standby generator, to be utilized in the event of failure of conventional power sources. (Photo by Tim Sinn) Grad i Ground uat on, Breaking Ceremonies Held Grafton School Grafton School celebrated the and classroom facilities, and the close of its 20th year on July 28th announcement of a $125,000 by combining the graduation capital fund drive. rites with a ground-breaking Under clear skies and the ceremony for new dormitory umbrella of towering oaks which 2 DAY PUBLIC SALE Of VALUABLE ANTIQUE FURNITURE -- GLASSWARE -- ANTIQUE FARM MACHINERY -- Some Modern Machinery. Due to the death of my husband, Harry H. Heskett the following will be sold at Public Auction located at Wayside Farm, 6 miles south of Charles Town, W. Va., 6 miles north of Berryville, Va., on U.S. Route 340 at Rippon, W. Va. SAT., JUt Y 29, 1978 $AT., A UGU$T 5, 1978 SALE BEGINS AT 10:00 EACH DA Y FURNITURE, ETC. Player Piano, 60 Rolls - Stool, Bench; Wainut Dropleaf Tables; Round Oak Table; Roll Top Desk; Chestnut and Oak Wooden Ice Box, circa 1890perfect; Cherry Drop Leaf Table; Jelly Cabinet; Corner Cupboard; Pie Safe; Walnut Love Scat; Walnut Fainting Couch; 3 Marble Top Stands; Carved Straight Chairs; Walnut Gun Cabinet; Cherry Washstand; 2 Oak Towel Racks; Empire Chest; 4 Piece Modern Bedroom Suite; Large Oak Wardrobe; Large Pire Wardrobe; 2 Oak, Beds; Sleigh Bed; 3 Piece Bamboo Set; Oval China Closet; Square China Closet; 5 Pier Glass Front Book Case; Spinning Wheel; Gate Leg Drop Leaf Table; Walnut Table; 2 Oak Post Office Cabinets - 1 from Rippon Post Office, 1 from Gaylord, Va., Post Office; Bench from Rippon,t N&W Rail Road Station Waiting Room; Sewing Cabinet; Oak Chest; Childrens Chairs; Old Whitlock Med. Cabinet; Old Oak Med. Cabinet', Walnut Washstand; Blanket Chest; Old Store Cabinets; Oak Washstand; Deacons Bench; Captains Chair; Cane Seat Rocker; Wicker Rocker; Victrola and Records; Wicker Planter; Wooden Filing Cabinet; Mechanical Shoe Button Fastener; Old Chest Cabinet; Old High Chairs; Old Wicker Baby Cart; National Biscuit Boxes; G. L. Biscuit Boxes; Lap Robe; Brass Cash Register; Old Burroughs Adding Machine; 2 Old Molasses Pumps; Several Sets of Andirons; Spool Cabinet; Several Trunks; Wooden Lard Press; 3 Wall Phones; Lard Firken; Lloyds of Martinsburg Bread Box; Old Peamit Roaster; 3 Apple Butter Kettles; 10 Brass Buckets; Iron Kettles; Ham Boiler; Cheese Boxes; Beveled Edge Mirror; 2 lear Traps; Fox Traps; Peanut Jars; Copper Boiler; Small Platform Scales; Sugar Buckets; Coffee Grinder; Butter Prints; Butter Churn; Fireplace Grates; Swinging Bar for Fireplace; Porcelain Hearth Coal Hod; Brass Bell; Pictures and Frames; Shadow Box Frames; Cut Glass; Depression Glass; Chocolate Set; / Aladdin Lamp; Tiffany Type Lamps; Carnival Glass; Brass Lanterns; Lots of Jugs - Crocks; Bottles; Large Bread Pan; Stream of Time Map of Creation Year 4004-1840 Pub. by J. H. Colton from the Original German of Straus; Civil War Wagon Ammunition Box; Dinner Bell and Brackett; nt. 15 Cu. Ft. Deep Freeze; 1/2 Bu. Measures; Hundreds and Hundreds of Items Not Mentioned. HORSE DRAWN EQUIPMENT & FARM MACHINERY McCormick Reaper Model 5355; Runabout Buggy; Ox Yoke; Sleigh; Sleigh Bells; Hame Bells; Shaft Bells; Hand Bells; 1 Horse Dump Cart; Baker Wheat Fan; Overhead Seed Sower; Horse Tie; Harness; Anvil; Blacksmith Tools; Wagon Jack; Corn Coverer; Model 221 New Holland Manure Spreader; Ford 100 in. Rotary Mower; J. D. No. 5 Mower; Elec. Seed Sower; Harvey Conveyor 28 ft; (grain or Hay); 4 in. Grain Auger; Corn Conveyor; Disc Harrow; Cultipacker with Seeder Attachment; 2 Wagons; Wagon Beds; Spring Tooth Harrow; Elec. Sheep Shears; Cast Iron Hog Trough; Pipe Dies; Emory Wheel; Forks 2,3-4-Tine; Wooden Forks; Wooden Rakes; 12 ft. Grain Bed for Truck; 1965 Int. Travelall, farm used; Other Numerous Items. DUE TO THE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF MER- CHANDISE BEING OFFERED, A 2 DAY SALE IS NECESSARY. THE SALE ORDER WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: SATURDAY JULY 29, 1978-- All Furniture; Wall Phones; Brass and Copper Kettles; Iron Kettles; Tinware; Pictures and Frames; Farm Machinery. SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1978 -- Glassware; Lamps; Lanterns; Crocks; Jugs; Bottles; Sleigh Bells; Hame Bells; Hand Bells; Traps. Lunch by - St. Johns Episcopal Church of Rippon - Charles Town Womens Club Terms of Sale - CASH- Nothing Removed Until gettled For. Not Responsible For Any Accidents on Property. . PAULINE I. HESKE'T H. G. HEFLEBOWER, JR. NOTE: THIS IS ONE OF THE BETTER SALES TO BE HELD IN THE COUNTY. MANY ITEMS WELL OVER 100 YEARS OLD. AUCTIoNEER--Edward M. Morrow Jk ,L Clerk-Charles E. Ware (304) 267.4949 July 20-3t beautify the campus at Questover, some 21/2 miles east of Berryville, Va., about 200 guests joined the 75 students, 81 staff members, and members of the board of directors of the school in the multiple celebration. During the closing services for the year, in which 20 students were graduated, every student was presented with a certificate which commended him or her for specific areas of achievement. One boy was given the first Presidential Physical Fitness Award eve" won at Grafton School. Most of the graduates will return to their own local public schools in the ' fall, although a few will go on to other special education private institutions for older children, as the Grafton program only ex- tends to 16-year-olds. Headmaster Robert W. Stieg, Jr., assisted by supervisory leaders within the faculty and residence staff, made the presentations after the students bad demonstrated some of their newly acquired skills, including karate, photography, scouting, sports, and delivery of memorized poems. School and board president Walter H. Johnson reviewed the steps involved in planning and development of a $1A-million building program to modernize and expand the campus, em- phasizing the impetus provided by the gift of the 265 acre Dunton farm by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Durell of Berryville. The proceeds from the sale of that property plus the later gift and sale of property by William Leachman, and pledges made by members of the board of directors, have resulted in a total of $400,000, leaving the requirement for raising another $123,000 in gifts and pledges by the end of 1978. The remainder of the total costs has been assured through the approval of a low- interest loan from the Farmers Home Administration, so that construction can proceed as soon as bids have been obtained and contracts awarded. All planned work should be completed by September 1979, according to Johnson. Wielding  the - ceremonial chrome-plated shovel, also provided by Edward Durell I retired chairman of the board of Union Fork and Hoe Cor- poration, was Mrs. Samuel Birch, founder of the school. She biefly stated that this action represented a "20-year dream come true" for her and remarked upon the outlook for the future of the school with fine, new facilities designed as a school from the outset. With the entry of the shovel into the sod, about 300 helium-filled, brightly colored balloons were released and could be seen drifting towards Washington, amidst the applause of the crowd. Following the ceremony, lunch was served under the trees to guests and participants, with guests assigned to tables with students and staff. Among the guests were a number of previous students and their parents, many from long distances. Of this, Headmaster Steig and other staff members commented with great pleasure and pride, as each represented some measure of success story for the work done at Grafton. Grafton School is a private, non:profit school and treatment center for children, aged 5 through 16, with learning and communications disabilities and emotional disorders. Also in- cluded is a special program for autistic children, which is becoming of increasing demand on an annual basis since its inception about three years ago. "Search And Serve" For Handicapped Not In Schools The West Virginia Depart- ment of Education and all the public school systems in the state this month are launching a program entitled "Search and Serve" to determine if there are any handicapped West Virginians who may not be at- tending schools or benefiting from other educational services available in the public schools. In that regard, Governor Rockefeller has proclaimed the month of August as "Search for Special Children Month", and stated, "One of the most im- portant opportunities we can offer children of our state is a free and appropriate public I PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA CHARLESTON Entered by the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA at the Capitol in the City of Charleston on the 17th day of May, 1978. CASE No. 9138 THE POTOMAC EDISON COMPANY, a corporation. In the matter of increased rates and Charges WHEREAS, on the 18th day of November, 1977, The Potomac Edison Company, a corporation, filed revised sheets to its Tariff P.S.C.W. Va. No. I, stating increased rates and charges for furnishing electric service in the entire territory served by it in the State of West Virginia, to become effective December 18, 1977; and WHEREAS, by order dated December 7, 1977, The Potomac Edison Company, a corporation, was made respondent to this proceeding and, pending investigation, hearing, and decision thereon, the aforeid revised tariff sheets were uspended and the use of the rates and charges stated therein deferred until the 16th day of April, 1978, unless otherwise ordered by the Commission, to enable the Commission to examine and investigate the supporting data filled with said revised tariff sheets and to Irovide time for the Commission's Division of Accounts, Finance and Rates to make a study and report concerning the matters involved herein; and WHEREAS, by order dated February 17, 1978, the aforesaid tariff filing was continued in suspension as ordered , on Dember 7, 1977, until the 23rd nay of May , 1978; and WHEREAS, in the order dated February 17, 1978, this matter was set for hearing, on iterim issues only, to be held in the Commission's Hearing Room at the Capitol in the City of Charleston at 10:00 a.m.,EST; which hearing was held and continued for further hearing on April 17, 1978, in Charleston, and May 11, 1978, in Martinsburg; and oral argument was heard on the interim issues at the Commission's Hearing Room in Charleston on May 15, 1978; and WHEREAS, there remains additional issues to be brought before the Commission before a final decision can be ren- dered herein. IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that this matter be set for hearing to be held in the Commission's Hearing Room at the Capitol in the City cf Charleston on the 8th day of August, 1978, at 9:30 a.m., EDT. At that time all witnesses for all parties may be subjected to cross-examination and all parties may present rebuttal testimony. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that on or before July 14, 1978, the Commission's staff and any intervenors are to prefile their cases. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the respondent, The Potomac Edison Company, a corporation, ge notice of the time and place of the hearing herein by posting a copy of this order in a conspicuous place where bills for electric service are paid for a period of at least fifteen (15) days prior to the 8th day of August, 1978, for public inspection, and by publishing a copy of this order twice in newspapers published in each of the Cities of Charles Town, Martinsburg, Berkeley Springs, Romney, Keyser, Moorefield, Petersburg, and Franklin. The first publication in each of the newspapers shall he made not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the 8th day of August, 1978. The second publication in each of the newspapers shall be made not more than ten (10) days nor less than seven (7) days prior to the 8th day of August, 1978. The respondent, The Potomac Edison Company, a cor- poration, shall make due return of said publication on or before the day of hearing, Augdst 8, 1978. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that tie Acting Secretary of the Commission be, and she hereby is, directed to serve a copy of this order upon the respondent, The Potomac Edison Company, a corporation, and upbn all intervenors of record, by United States Certified Mail, return receipt requested. A -Copy. Teste: Freeda P. Jones Acting Secretary Ill  I I II Ill l l ! education designed to meet their i individual needs, abilities and i goals." Although the search for handicapped individuals has been on-going for several years, through the "Search and Serve" thrust it is hoped that anyone not aware of the opportunities available in the schools may be informed. "The public schools in recent years have been hiring specialists, retraining per- sonnel, purchasing special equipment and expanding i training facilities," stated State !Superintendnet of Schools Daniel B. Taylor. "If you know of anyone, preschool through age 23, who is not being served by our educational system, contact your county schools," Dr. Taylor urged. During the fall months, citizens will hear of the "Search and Serve" program through public service announcements on television and radio, and read about it in the printed media. On the first day of school, parents will receive, via their children, pamphlets which will inform them of the search for ban- capped persons. Posters and pamphlets will be available in all counties and distributed to such places as churches, businesses, stores, organizations and civic groups. Fill Up Oil Tanks While Supplies Large High midsummer tem- )eratures may help ease the ! memory of last winter's record- shattering cold in West Virginia, but the state Fuel and Energy Office is advising the state's homeowners to begin taking steps now to insure a warm home and to save on heating fuel costs next winter. The Fuel and Energy Office is urging persons who heat their homes with heating oil, kerosene i or propane to fill up their tanks as early as possible, to avoid the anticipated rush to buy those fuels later this year. Heating fuel suppliers throughout the state have told the State Fuel and Energy Office that an abundant supply of fuel now exists and suppliers are encouraging their customers to begin filling their fuel tanks. In some instances, home heating fuel customers in the I State can expect to receive the fuel at reduced prices, if they purchase it this summer from a supplier offering "summer fill- Ix,,] if It's Westinghouse WettlngbcmW Heat Pumps TWIN T ENG. Donald T. Phillips Phone 304/725-5163 P.O. Box 341 Charles Town, W.Va. Warehouse Prices on Central Air Conditioning for Self Installation. JAN. 191h-S.O.W. HOMEMAKERS CALLING ALL Brought To You By RAMEY'S Each piece of furniture in a home should have an in- dividuality and a personality of its own. It ttMA[V should harmonize with the other things in a room -- but it should also be distinctive by itself. Chairs-in-pairs do not necessarily have to be identical chairs. You can use two different looking chairs as a chair-in-pair set provided they are properly selected. We can help you with that selection. Be careful not to place all your heavy furniture at one end, or on one side of a room. If you doubt your ability to pick fabrics, colors and patterns, don't hesitate to ask us. One of our main services is assisting you. Stop in. There's no obligation. RAMEY'S FURNITURE & APPUANCES Charles Town, W. Va. Copyright up prices", according to Fuel and Energy Office director Jeff Herholdt. Clean Air Workshop Planned For Sept 23 An all-day Clean Air Workshop is scheduled for September 23, 1978, at Fairmont state College. The purpose of the workshop is: I. to equip West Virginia citizens to participate ir/ the State's Implementation Plan to be completed by January 1, 1979; 2. to inform people of the New Clean Air Act, as amended in 1977; and 3. to hear citizens' thoughts on West Virginia's air quality. Lunch will be served at the college cafeteria for a minimal fee and refreshments will be available .during the day. For more information contact Tippy Petras at 986-3041 or Route 3, Box 287, Mannington, W. Va. 26582. Next GED Testing To Be Held August 3-5 The next GED testing will he on Thursday, August 3, and "1 THOUGHT WE WERE INSURED!" Saturday, August 5. On Thur- sday the testing will begin at 6 p.m. and on Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Board of Education Office, Charles Town. For more in- formation and to secure an application contact Donald K. Mickey, Jefferson County Schools, 106 West North Street, Charles Town, W. Va., 725-9541. Sergeant Fred Matthews Assigned To Alaska Post FAIRBANKS, ALASKA Sergeant Fred T. Matthews, of Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Mat- thews, of Martinsburg, has arrived for duty at Eielson Alaska. Sergeant Matthews, a avionics navigation systems specialist with a unit of the Strategic Air Command, previously served at Homestead AFB, Fla. The sergeant, a 1972 graduate of Martinsburg High School, attended Shepherd College, Shepherdstown. G. William man, Board: "One of the: appointments year has been progress in pace of LE a a BOOK BALLOONS, CALL Charles Town, I Aug. 3-2t- If you neglect to pay your in- surance premiums on time, your insurance protection will lapse. That is the time, it seems, when a loss occurs. As important as being properly insured, is to keep your insurance paid up and active. Moore Insurance And Realty Company Washington, Alexander Anti Cooke Since 1870 Charles Town. W. Va. 110 North George St, - 725-5115 II I II I Reliability And Friendly Service Come in and stock up on all your first aids, vitamins and beauty supplies now[ STUCK, ALGER Pharmacy, Inc. DIAL-- 725 - 2621 Charles Town HOURS: Daily 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday- 12 to 1:00 p.m. Ill IIIIlllll II "My Blue Cross will All too often that is as close to the health care s, as most people come. Those may even be the people who cry loudest about the cost of health care. We feel the time has come for everyone to how the system works. And how you can have o in how your community meets its needs. There is an organization in the state called the System Agency. This organization of which you can part, has the responsibility: To improve the health of the residents of the To increase the accessibility , acceptability, continuity and quality of services. To restrain increases in the cost of providing To prevent unnecessary duplication of health resources. W urge you to become aware of the total health care your community and the impact of various proposals pocketbook. While the economic impact of the Health Care may be buried in your tax bill or lust left out at your pa none the less real. . As your Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plan, We would like our opinion on the cost of health care. Another conl ave your opinions heard is to join and become active in the community Health Planning Aency. As a public service of your Blue Cross'and Blue Shield Plan, far a 56 page bot)k that can tell you more about I health Planning. Write to: Handbook for Consumer Participation in Health Care West Virginia Hospital Service, Inc. i West Virginia Medical Service, Inc. 20th and Chapline Streets Wheeling, West Virginia 26003 Please enclose $1 to cover printing, postage his is a public service message from your Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health Care Plans I[00Bk00 Cross00&