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lets At Jefferson Fair Bob Gallion-Patti Powell Show, billed as in country music", will be featured two the 26th Annual Jefferson County Fair fairgrounds on the Leetown Road. Friday [, they'll join the Dixie Melody Boys in a grandstand performances at 7 and 10  and Saturday evening combine with the Jeannie C. Riley for two more big at 7 and 9 p.m. Regular admission to the $1.50 for adults, 75 cents for 6 to 15, includes admission to the events. The fair will be staged August 28 through Saturday, Sep- 2. "uana Screening Paraquat Offered Health Unit of marijuana SUspected of Paraquat is available the West Virginia of Health. McNamee, drug Lor at the Eastern Mental* Health Martinburg, has been the state depart- with the Office, samples of a. said the Mental would cooperate effort by receiving for screening, samples, sending and issuifig HOMES- RENTALS- FARMS RANSON REAL ESTATE And INSURANCE CO., INC. 3rd AVENUE -- RANSON, W. VA. Complete Insurance & Real Estate Service REALTOR - - - Phone 725-7071 - BONDING contaminated by Paraquat run a possible risk of fibrosis scarring of the lung tissues. These wishing to learn more about West Virginia's screening procedure may contact Mc- Namee at the Mental Health Center in Martinsburg at 325 South Water Street, or telephone 263-8954. ng School Starts August 7 C. W. Shipley Shetler Named Head ,Of Apple Blossom Fete In Winchester, Va., the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival met last week, elected officers and looked forward to the future of the Spring ex- travaganza. David Shetler, a veteran volunteer worker with the festival for many years, was elected president of the cot- C. W. Shipley Elementary potation, succeeding James R. School personnel and the C. W. Wilkins, Jr., who will continue as Shipley P.T.A., in conjunction the organization's chairman of with the Jefferson County the hoard. Community Education Vice-presidents elected were: Program, is sponsoring a Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Ken Ksner, "Morning School Program" at Richard Rush, Sandra Arm- the school each day from August strong, Bill Collins, Allen Fox 8 through August 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. for all up- coming 1st through 7th graders. Activities featured each day are reading, math, crafts, recreation and a large snack is and Dale Barley. Gene Babb was named treasurer; Ben Butler as the legal advisor; and Jane Rhodes was elected secretary. New members of the-hoard are Tom Baldridge, Wayne Koehier provided. New activities are W. E. Bridgeforth, Jr., AI scheduled each day on a project Toxopeus and Dale Barley. basis. The total cost for this one- Two resolutions were adopted, week morning school is a very one commending Wilkins for the reasonable, $12.00, and some success of the festival during the vacancies still exist in the two years he served as program. Registration for this president; a second corn- class will be August 7 from 9: mending Baldridge for his years until 10:30a.m. Checks are to be of service to the festival, par- made payable to the Jefferson ticularly last year as chairman County Board of Education of the membership committee Transportation must be fur- when a large increase was noted nished by the participants, in the amount of funds raised to Minimum for this program to underwrite the festival. operate will be 35 students. It was disclosed by Wilkins Parents interested in having that the festival budget annually your child enrollad should call J. is now $200,000. And he V. Walter, III at 725-9741, or send suggested a contingency fund the results. All inquiries thechild's name, address, phone would be needed in the event received by the Center will be number, and upcoming grade or some unforeseen happening confidential, level to: Mr. J. V. Walter, III, might reduce revenues while The procedure of testing was Director of Community expenses continue to mount. He deemed necessary when health Education, 106 W. North Street, also suggested that the festival officials became concerned that Charles Town, W. Va. needs to look for larger quarters Paraquat - contami'nated for the operating staff because of marjjnana was entering this So nant the cramped conditions of the country and is potentially n present facilities. dangerous, according to the " : National Institute of Drug Film Retains costs onanairconditioner. Abuse. A disadvantage is that the film Paraquat is a chemical utilized Ht And Cod will alsokeepouttheheatinthe by the Mexican government to winter. Therefore, it may not be wise to put it on south-facing destroy marijuana. It acts in 48 Special transparent sun windows. Actually, if south hours, but there is the danger the control or heat-reflecting film windows are shaded by a two- crop will be sprayed and har- vested before the plants die. that adheres to windows is being foot or longer roof overhang, i Paraquat can be highly toxic, heavily promotedinsomeplaces they don't let in much heat l Persons smoking marijuana as a way to keep out summer anyway since the summer sun is heat. Before you invest in it, high in the south sky. however, a few things should be In the winter* when the sun is considered, says Judy Matlick, lower, south windows let in your Jefferson County enough heat to help save on your Cooperative Extension Office heating bill. home economist. Another disadvantage of some First, the film really does of this transparent film is that work. For a west-facing window, once you put it on, you can't get it may be just what's needed to it off so easily. It has a special keep out heat from the late,af- coating that glues it to the glass. ternoon sun. In fact, Judy says, And, since it may be tinted gray, [n various locations. $3,500 and up. HOME -- 3 bedroom, ll/z bath, A-C, near pond or ! or swimming. $20,000. --Two large bedrooms, hardwood floors and trailer lot with well and septic, all on 1 000. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large rec. room $39,950. FROM TRAIN -- Your own foundation, well on large lot. Only $10,000.00. $17,500.00 large 64 by 12 Mobile Completely redwood deck, at Harpers Ferry Campsites. -- .At $1,025.00 we will get you into this one one bath RAMBLER, with stone fireplace and oil forced air heating. For $19,500. Shenandoah 6 acres, with well and septic. Hampshire County, with 3 BR, 11/2 bath trailer. $23,500. COTTAGE -- with 2 B.R., Bath, fireplace alator, cathedral ceiling and deck. Shannondale. 2-story, 3BR, 2 baths, oil heat and year round Shannondale. Reduced to $27,900. IIACK LOG AND BLOCK -- 4 BR, 2 baths, two kit- price of $29,000. parcel improved by 4 BR Rambler, Route Available with less acreage. THE CENTURY -- Modernized with Old World BR, 4 acres, fronting on the Opequon. $47,000. ANTIQUES --This 1840's house could of your dreams. Presently the Blue Hen An- Gifts, real prime location - Harpers Ferry. to $47,500. -- Large log house, 2 BR, plus huge s]eepiug Stone fireplace w-heatalator. Complete kitchen, full basement with summer kitchen bath, :! dryer. Shannondale. $52,500. ROOM plus full basement, garage, carport, 2 baths, rapid stream. $62,500. Brick Rambler overlooks lake. 2 s,  baths, laundry room, basement. $72,500. -- 40 wooded acres near train. $73,500. -- 16 level acres, 380 degree Mt. View 2 bedrooms, custom brick Rambler, out-buildings, mile's fromBerryville, Va. Many extras. Only TO PERFECTION -- 2 Huge BR, 2"baths, three fireplaces, real showplace: Shannondale. just about any method you devise to help shade west win- dows will keep your house cooler and pay for itself in savings IK REALTY, .,L,. MEMBER M. L. S. PURCELLVILLE, VA.- (703) 338-7555 Locally, CALL: EDIE WILSON-- (3#4) 725-8365 OR ERNIE NORTON -- (304) 725-i3 {FORD-- (304) 55-2488 NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditors and Beneficiaries of the Estate of ROBERT W. WILLIAMS, All against tl' Estate of ROBERT W. WILLIAMS, deceased, whether due or not, are notified to exhibit the same, with the vouchers thereof, legally verified, to the undersigned at green or brown, you may tire of I the same colored view out your [ window. However, some films] are available on a roller shade so [ they can be pulled out of the way [ when not wanted. [ There is another advantage that comes with the film thai adheres to windows. It helps make the glass more shatter- deceased, resistant. This is a safety feature persons having claims especially for a large glass area such as a sliding glass door. Heck's Reporls New Record Sales For Past Six Months his office in the Citizens Office Charleston, W. Va. -- Heck's, Building, Charles Town, West Inc. (NYSE- "HEX"), leading Virginia, on or before the 8th day regional retailer, today reported of December, 1978; otherwise record results for the second they may, by law, be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their interest. Given under my hand this 31st day of July, 1978. P. T. PORTERFIELD, JR. Commissioner of Accounts Jefferson County Aug. 3-2t Aug. S,2t NOTICE TO CREDITORS ORDER OF PUBLICATION -- IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WESTVIRGINIA Robert W. May Plaintiff V. Heidi Emgard May Defendant Civil Action No. 7g-C-199 (The object of this suit is to obtain a divorce from the bonds To the Creditors and of matrimony.) Beneficiaries of the Estate of To the Above Named MARY MCDONALD Defendant: BROWSE, It appearing by affidavit filed deceased, in this action that Heidi Emgard All persons having claims May is a non-resident of the against the Estate of State of West Virginia, it is MARY MCDoNALD hereby ordered that Heidi BROWSE, Emgard May serve upon deceased, Eleanor A. Pritts, Plaintiff's whether due or not, are notified attorney, whose address is 235 to exhibit .the same, with the South Queen Street, Mar- vouchers thereof, legally tinsburg, West Virginia, 25401, verified, to the undersigned at ananswer, including any related his office in the Citizens Office counter claim or defense you Building, Charles Town, West may have to the complaint filed Virginia, on or before the 8th day in this action on or before Sep. of December, 1978; otherwise tembor 2, 1978. If you fail to do they may, by law, be excluded so, thereafter judgment, upon from all benefit Of said estate, proper hearing and trial, may be All beneficiaries of said estate taken against you for the relief may appear on or before said demanded in the complaint. day to examine said claims and A copy of said complaint can otherwise'protect their interest, be obtained from the un- Given under my hand this 31st dersigned Clerk at her office. day of July, 1978. Entered by the Clerk of said P.T.PORTERFIELD,JR. Court this 31st day of July, 1978. Commissioner of Accounts Mary L. Riggleman Jefferson County Clerk of Court Aug. 3-3t-pd "ZIPPITY DO DARE_ENERGY AWARE!" Tyree Kable, a member of the Bullskin Happy Workers 4-H Club, has had an important part in an energy saving program as a result of a remodeling project conducted by his family, at Elmwood Farm. Pictured above, are, left to right -- Carol Tyree, "Marty" and Mark Kable, painting one of the cellar entrance covers which was constructed to eliminate air leakage from the west wind. Several months ago, a fuel saver thermostat which automatically reduced the temperatures from 68 degrees in the daytime to 56 degrees at night, was installed in the furnace. For efficiency, thermostats were added to control various zones. Humidifiers were placed on the first and second floors of the four-story house. A skylight used to brighten dark areas was insulated and at the same time additional insulation was blown into the attic, interiorwalls and basement. quarter and six months ended June 20, 1978. Net income for the recent quarter rose 35 percent on a 20 percent gain in sales. For the half year, net advanced 21 percent on a 17 percent sales gain For the three months ended June 30, 1978, net income totaled $2,685,700, equal to $.43 per share, on net sales of $63,472,700. In the year earlier quarter, net income after restatement for capitalization of leases amounted to $1,985,700, equal to $.32 per share, on net sales of $52,747,300. For the full first half, net in- come amounted to $2,899,900, or $.47 per share, up from restated earnings of $2,392,500 or $.39 per share in the prior year period. Sales for the recent first half totaled $106,091,700, versus $90,963,400 recorded jn the six months ended June 30, 1977. Corffmenting on the com- pany's progress, Heck's Chairman Fred Haddad said the recent quarter was a good retailing period for the corn- pany, aided by an end to a long coal strike and by improving conditions in the company's trading area. He went on to say that July business todate has been strong, "giving Heck's a good start to the third quarter." August 1 Accident Injures One Person A two-car collision at the in- tersection of U.S. Route 340 and State 34, near Charles Town, caused $300 damage and injured one person about noon Tuesday. Involved were vehicles driven by Kathy M Boyd, 301 3rd "Avenue, Ranson, and Len- niebelle F. Gaudoin, Route 1, Harpers Ferry. Injured was a passenger in the Boyd car, Elizabeth Williams, 210 East Congress Street. She remained at the scene. ORDER OF PUBLICATION CIRCUITCOURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY. WEST VIRGINIA Evelyn Louise Ross Plaintiff V. Albert Ross, Jr. Defendant Civil Action No. 78-C-195 (The object of this suit is to obtain a divorce from the bonds of matrimony.) To the Above Named Defendant: It appearing by affidavit fried in this action that Albert Ross Jr., is a non-resident of the State of West Virginia, it is hereby ordered that AlbeFt Ross, Jr., serve upon Douglas S. Rockwell, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 322 North Mildred Street, Charles Town, West Virginia, an answer, including any related counter claim or defense you may bae to the complaint flied in this action on or before September 2, 1978. If you fail to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the un- dersigned Clerk at her office. Entered by the Clerk of said Court July 31, 1978. Mary L. Riggleman, Clerk of Court Aug. 3-3t State Police investigated and cited Gaudoin with failure to 'ield the right of way. Auto Struck And Dmqed By Obj00 A report of vandalism to an mtomobile is being investigated by Jefferson County State Police. * Earl Wayne Cook, of Route 5, Martinsburg, told officers he was driving along River Road when an object was thrown from a car going in the opposite direction. The missile struck the front of his vehicle, breaking the grill and damaging the core of the car's air conditioner. There wa., no estimate of damage. Cook could not provide a description of the other car. One of the best cures for optimism is a political race. SHERIFF'S SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Take Notice that I will on the 14th day of August, 1978, at 10:00 o'clock A.M. at Moler's Sunoco on U.S Route 340, east of Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, sell at public auction for cash a 1966 In- ternational truck with horsevan body owned by William L. Bolick, Jr., to satisfy an Order of the Circuit Court  of Jefferson County, West Virginia, dated the 12th day of July, 1978, in favor of John M. Myers, Inc., against William L. Bolick, Jr., for the sum of $2,381.87, together with interest thereon from May 31, 1978, and costs, which said property has been attached by me as Sheriff of Jefferson County, West Virginia. HOWARD W. WILT SHERIFF OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA Aug. 3-2t I HAVE BUYERS for $35,000 - $40,000 - $45,000" anc $50,000. HOMES If You Want Your Home SOLD Call 725-9408 "HOBIE" WILLIAMS REALTY Hobart O. Williams Broker SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 17' THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1978 I Hishway Contmcls Awarded To Potomac 1 ACRE " HOMESiTE ! LIMITED NUMBER of higb Construction Co, quality building parcels, CITY WATER fully approved, The Potomac Construction historic area of Sharpsburg. Let Company of Martinsburg has us show you "Confederate been awarded two road con- Hills". Introductory prices of struction contracts in the Eastern Panhandle. , One is for the concrete paving of 1.7 miles of Hostler Road in Jefferson County. The second, for $259,446, covers improvements to the Bedington Crossroads of U.S. Route 11 and Berkeley County 8. The contract calls for grading, draining and bituminous con- crete paving. The intersection will be raised to provide adequate sight distance, with two ll-foor lanes and four foot shoulders. SERVICES FOR TRINITY EPISCOPAL Rev. Wm: Kieldsing, pastor of Trinity Episcopal Parish located in Shepherdstown, announces the following services: Sunday, 8 a.m., Holy Eucharist: Rite Two; 10 a.m., Holy Eucharist: Rite One; 11 a.m., Fellowship and refresb- ments. only $11,500!!! Tap fees paid by owner. MACHAT REALTY INC. .t301) 432-5454 July 27-2t F0R SALE In Residential Section of Charles Town Near Park By Owner 807 Morisou Street Charles Town, W.Va. 3 bedroom house 2%' baths, large family, room with fireplace, total elec. tric, split level brick on 100 by 175 Ft. lot. PHONE: 725-2862 ;June 1-ff KEYES FERRY ACRES -- Well built 3 bedroom, brick and siding rambler on a lovely landscaped and wooded % acre. Air conditioned. Cottage in back. Near Harpers Ferry commuter train. $52,500. SHANNONDALE -- Charming 3 bedroom cedar log home, situated on Mt. side with great views. Porch fireplace, landscaping VA, FHA. $51,000. SHANNONDALE -- Idyllic 3 bedroom cedar log home. Stone fireplace, great kitchen, carport. Beautifully landscaped, Two-thirds acre garden plot. A Very special property. $45,OOO. KEYES FERRY ACRES -- 1 acre of wooded seclusion, overlooking lake. A-frame with deck. $42,500. KEYES FERRY ACRES---3 bedroom stone rambler on two- thirds + acres, lovely plantings. $38,500. ORCHARD HILLS -- 3 bedrooms, l!z bath, extra large pleasant kitchen, nice yard. FHA and VA Financing. $31,5oo. ORCHARD HILLS -- 3 bedroom, freshly painted interior. Nice lot, carport. VA, FHA. $33,500. HARPERS FERRY MOUNTAIN CLUB -- One bedroom home with fireplace on nice lot. $22,500. BLUE RIDGE ACRES -- A-frame for single or couple. One room and bath. Wooded, secluded. Only $13,000. Member Londonn ' :" Purcellvllle, Va, Or Evenings BILL CAREY, Broker 703-668-6312 ED JOHNSON REAL ESTATE Professional Bldg., Suite 2E W. Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. ?.5414 "BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS" MISSED IT, BUT WE DIDN'T ! SHENANDALE -- Two minutes from main entrance and club house. % acre mountainside with shrubs and flowers. Bi-level masonry borne. L. R. w4ireplaee, D. R., kitchen w- appl., 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Enclosed sun porch, alarm systems, outdoor lighting, intercom and other con- veniences and appliances too numerous to mention. When you see it, it's "love at First Sight". Retired couples desires to sell and enjoy traveling. A bargain at $55,000. "ELBOW ROOM"AND MORE Located on Leetown Rd. 5% acres w-various fruit trees. circle drive, brick and siding, 7 room home, 3 bedrooms, 2/2 baths, Ig. family rm.. L. R. w-flreplacc, full bsmt. part. furnished w-fireplaee. Garage, shop, sun deck, patio, all appliances, W-W carpet, more and more extras. Owners no longer need large home. lowered price to $,000. "NOTICE" HANDYMAN OR RENTAL--OWNERS We have nine low cost homes from $5,500 to $12.500 for sale. Owner retiring from rental business activity. CHOICE LAND Two miles east of Charles Town on Flowing Springs Road. 171/ acres with masonry barn, stream with bridge on property. Could be pasture land but beautiful and unique. Stream and trees add beauty for picturesque building site. $45,000. We have clients andneed listiugg for homes priced from $30 $45,000, 3-I0 acre lots. Give Us a Call -- We Stand Ready to Serve You OFFICE 304-725-6529 STEVE LAWSON (SALESMAN) 304-725-76 ,LALLAALA LALAAAL I I I I l li, li LLALA "qp"'WIP" V "Wp"'V" "V" I- V  V I-'V V "V- V V V I. qp. V ,V..Wp..V. V  V  y ] i , We're bak at the' trek  r 4 ANTIQUES . i .S....h....o..w and Sale It II  *'*** ************************************** q ) flT}[umstr Ill. AUGUST 11, 12, 13, 1978 ,k II i ........ "'"'"'"'"'"'""-'""'""'"'""....... ' II I1'00 SHENANDOAH DOWNS " ...... CHA " i RLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA ,) , FRl, andSAT,--lp.MtolOP.H. SUN.-- IP.M. to6P.M. ] !  II   ADMSK)N With this cud I  MORE "