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8 KathY Ch00rl00 S iirley 0T00200.700200 o ,v Wedded Pretty July Ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shirley ,On the evening of July 8, the Assembly of God Church in Ranson was the setting for a ceremony which joined Kathy Combs and Pfc. Charles "Rusty" Shirley in marriage. The Rev. William Reed of- ficiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Posi of Tuscawilla Hills, the groom the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley, Sr., of Middleway. The bride, escorted to the altar and given in marriage by her step-father, Leonard Posi, wore a traditional wedding gown of white organza styled with a high neckline, sheer cameo yoke and long fitted sleeves. Chantilly lace and seed pearls accented the bodice. The A-line skirt fell from an empire waistline into a groom, was the ring bearer, the best man one of the groom's brothers, Harry Shirley, Jr. Ushers were Donald Lee Shirley, the groom's brother, and James Richards, Jr., the bride's uncle. At the guest book was Mrs. Barbara Richards, an aunt of the bride, Preceding the ceremony, Mrs. William Reed played several selections, one of which was "We've Only Just Begun", and the traditional Wedding March. The bride's something old was a pair of earrings; something new was her gown; something borrowed her shoes; and something blue her garter. The bridal bouquet was caught by Miss Dabble Sine. A reception followed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth chapel length train which was Mills, sister and brother-in-law encircled by a band of lace. This] to the groom. Refreshments -- was crowned with a fingertichampagne, punch, sandwiches length veil of silk illusion andland wedding cake, the latter lacewhich fell from a lace demi- baked by the groom's mother, cap. Thebride carried a nosegay Mrs. Helen Shirley -- were ofvhite rosebuds, daisies and enjoyed by everyone. baby's breath, with long white streamers. The newlyweds spent their The matron of honor, Miss honeymoon visiting William- Barbie Longerbeam, wore a sburg, Va. Mrs. Shirley will be floor length yellow gown and the staying at the home of her bridesmaids, Penny Combs, parents while Mr. Shirley serves sister of the bride, and Dabble in the Marine Corps at Camp Sine, both wore floor length blue Lejuene. gowns. The flower girls were At a rehearsal preceding the little Misses Carrie Ann Markle wedding, the bride and groom and Jodisa Richards, cousins of gave gifts to their attendants. the bride, and Rene Mills, a On June 30, a bridal shower cousin of the groom. Each wore was held on the lawn at the home a floorlength yellow dress. All of of the bride's parents, given by the attendants carried a nosegay the bride's sister, Miss Penny of colored daisies, baby's breath Combs. Many lovely and useful and long streamers, gifts, were received from the Shaun Shirley, a cousin of the. many friends who attended. Passes CPA Exam Clean." 00eenl up Beforel notified that he was one of 310 persons who recently passed the Uniform Certified Public Ac- countant Examination given by the Virginia State Board of Accountancy on May 3,4 and 5. The examination was given at Roanoke and Norfolk where approximately 1400 men and women gathered to examine for the Certified Public Accountant Certificate. David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Frazier of First Avenue, Charles Town. He is a 1977 Cum Laude graduate of Shepherd College and is em- ployed by the Certified Public Accountant firm of Barbour, Drunagel, and Renner, Inc. He is a member of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Winchester Kiwanis Club. David is married to the former Angle Butts. They reside in Winchester, Va. Calvin D. Mam h Recent Graduate SHIPPENSBURG --Com- mencement ceremonies were held August 4 for 332 students at ShippensburgState College. The students graduated at this ceremony represented the last r section of the Class of 1978 at the college. Of the 1,330 students who have received their degrees this 'year, 909 received undergraduate degrees and :421 received graduate degrees. Included among the graduates was Calvin Dale Manuel, Rt. 1, Box 44X, Charles Town, who received his Master of Science degree in communicatiom. He had previously gotten his Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at Shepherd College, Firemen's Meet A committee, headed by Geraldine Willingham, met Saturday, August 5, to discuss a course of action for a community clean-up prior to the State Firemen's Convention, scheduled for September 7 to 10 in Charles Town. Various organizations, clubs and Scout troops will be con- tacted to participate in an all-out community effort 'to make Charles Town and Ranson an attractive showcase of hospitality. Representatives from com- munity organizations in both Charles Town and Ranson have been asked to attend a public meeting Monda.y, August 14, at 7:30p.m., at the Bank of Charles Town. Prior to the meeting special awards will be made to representatives of beth Charles Town fire companies. In addition to Mrs. Willingham, members of the committee heading the cleanup effort include Lynwood Feaster, Mrs. Betty Davis, Mrs. Ann Groves, Mrs. Mary Liz Coyle and Mrs. Kay Skinner. Surprise Birthday Party For Cad Frye A surprise birthday party was held Sunday, August 6, at Kentucky Fried Chicken for Carl Frye. Present for the occasion were: Darlene Hostler and two children, of Kearneysville; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Frye and three children; and Joseph Frye, of Winchester, Va, The party was given by his daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Shuster, who also provided the birthday cake. SOCIAL-CLUB PERSONAL   PHONE:2047   ...... 725 2046 J - PERSONALS Mr. Joseph Thompson is a patient in the local hospital. Jane Moore Ambrose has returned to her home in Salem, Va., after spending a week with her mother; Mrs. John F. Am- brose at her home "Paignton", north of town. Mr. and Mrs. James Hough and daughters and their families had a picnic on Sunday, July 30th at the Izaak Walton Park, home of Mr. and Mrs. Bowling Those present were Jim and Elsie Hough, Cless and June Bowling, Darlene Bowling, David and Anne Gray, David, Jr., and Scott Gray, Henry and Michael Plotner, Raymond and Jean Spurling, Gary and Cindy Chrisman, Jo Ann Johnston, and Deana Johnston. The families enjoyed swimming, fishing and playing games. Mrs. Freda Hinton of Tuscawilla Hills is a patient in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Esta Sager has returned to her home in Ranson, after visiting the weekend with Mr. Harry Kelley and sister Chantilly, Va. Winners In Charles Town Bridge Play Six'pairs won Master Points ir an eight-table duplicate bridge game last Wednesday at the Charles Town Civic Center. North-South winners were Lucia and George Downing, first; Judy Moler-Fred Mayer, second, and Peggy Lacy-Harriet Hayes, third. Leaders, East-West, were Sara Crane-Luella Smith, first; Bruce Schroth-Bill Nowd, second, and De Mohler-Will Nowell, third. The weekly game starts at 7:45 and John Allen is the ACBL Director. Players in need of a partner may call 725-8320. July Busy Month Magistrate Court The Jefferson County Magistrate's court, presided over by Magistrates E. W. Day and Peter Dougherty, handled a total of 425 cases during the month of July. The" figure includes 107 misdemeanors, 14 felonies, 73 civil actions, 162 traffic cases, 50 worthless checks and 19 post judgement cases. A total of $6,489.65 was collected -- $3,071.35 in fines; $256.75 in jail fees; $2,752.50 in court costs; and $407.05 in process. All monies are deposited with the county treasurer. SILVER GROVE CHURCH SUPPER The Silver Grove U.M. Church will hold a supper in the church yard on August 12, beginning at 5 p.m, Airman Kee Graduates From Basic Training SAN ANTONIO -- Air National Guard Airman Richard L. Kee, son of Mrs. Balbfna E. Kee of 603 State Circle, Mar- tinsburg, has graduated at Lackland AFB, Tex., from Air Force basic training. The airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special instruction in human relations. Airman Kee now goes to Sheppard AFB, Tex., for specialized training in the wire maintenance field. The airman, a 1972 gradua of Martinsburg High School, received a B.A. degree in 1976 at Marshall University, Hun- tington, W. Va. His brother, James W. Kee, lives in Charles Town. MarlJnsburg Gid, Miss Sarah Abrell, In Feature Article Miss Sarah Abrell, of Mar- tinsburg, former Shawnee Council Girl Scout, is featured in a pictorial article in the August 1976 issue of "The American Girl". Miss Abrell, an attractive blonde, was formerly a Girl Scout in Junior Troop No. 428, and is one of six young ladies modeling fall and%inter clothes in the American Girl article "A Harvest of Back-to-School Fashions for Fall". "The American Girl", a monthly magazine for teen-age girls, is published by the Girl Scouts of the United States to Girl Scout members. Cleo Paturis, Editor of the American Girl, stated that Sarah would also be featured as the cover girl for the September issue of the magazine. Date On Sale Of Odds.Ends By Board Changed To Aug. 26 The sale of odds and ends previously announced by the Jefferson County Board of Education has been changed from August 12 to August 26. The sale will be held on August 26, at the old school bus terminal i Ranson. Sale time is 10 a.m. Most workers will ac- cept a raise if offerec! one. 0% off FILM DEVELOPING ONE DAY SERVICE ON PRINTS Scott & White CHARLES TOWN PHARMACY YOUR DISCOUNT PHARMACY 125 W.Waehington St. Downtown Charles Town FREE CUSTOMER PARKING IN REAR OF STORE M. C. Manning Smith Assisted With State Environmental Workshop Mrs. C. Manning Smith of Charles Town, who has long been most active in Garden Club work, both locally and with the West Virginia Club, was among those who helped to stage a three-day environmental education workshop Aug. 2-5 at Hawks Nest State Park near Ansted, W. Va. The workshop was a joint venture between the Garden Club members and Youth Conservationists and it included outdoor field trips and in vestigations. It was not the usual nature-hike, bird-watching, lecture type of workshop. In- stead, participants were in the field -- rain or shine, trying methods and techniques to aid in learning about the environment. This action program was planned by the environmental education team of National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc. Investigations were designed for the particular location. One day was spent on a Westvaco timberlands management investigation. Mrs. Royce K. McDonald, president, W. Va. Garden Club called this type of workshop "a needed step towards creating a greater awareness of environmental issues. We need to consider the total picture" she said, "when matters of the environment are to be considered". The workshop was conducted by W. Va. Garden Club, Inc., and co-sponsored by Westvaco Corporation and Georgia Pacific Corporation. Mrs. George A. Patterson, Lewisburg, W. Va., and Mrs. David Walters, St. Albans, W. Va., were the chairmen. Others who helped were Mrs. Carl A. Dahlgren, Concord, N.H.; Mrs. George A. Stewart, Baltimore, Md.; Mrs. Royce McDonald, Huntington, W. Va.; Mrs. Joe Morris, Lexington, Ky.; Mrs. J. Edwin Barnette, Greenwood, S.C. ; Mrs. Monroe Thrower, Norton, Va., and Mrs. Jack Morrison, HuTington , W. Va. Mr. Roger Sherman and Mr. Richard Grist, repi'esenting Westvaco and Georgia - Pacific, participated and presented educational informative film programs. The 47 participants included garden club members from West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, and Georgia, members of Beckley's Woodrow Wilson High School Conservation Club, teachers, businessmen, and representatives from the West Virginia Dept. of Natural Resources and Fuel and Energy. "Chalk Talk" Slated Pre-registration Of IKimberly /[, 11-12 Antietam School Children !et ITo Wed noAnnieetai spBatit:le'ficlilddrea'ns For Week Aug. 21 25 Mercer In programs for the weekend of August 12th and 13th. If your child is eligible to at- On Saturday, Aug. 12, local tend one of the Jefferson County artist, Norm Grahl, will return Elementary Schools when the to Antietam to present the term opens in early September, popular program, "Chalk Talk". Following a musket demon- stration by a Confederate soldier, Mr. Grahl will "chalk and talk" about the life of the Civil War soldier. Children at- tending this program should meet at the Antietam Visitor !Center at 1 p.m. for this hour- long program. "Guns and Butter - At An- tietam You Can Have Both" will be presented on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 1 p.m. Children meet the rangers at the Visitor Center to board a wagon for a hayride to Philadelphia Brigade Park. There, children will see a musket demonstration and learn about the buttermaking process. Children will then get an op- portunity to make their own butter and sample it on home- baked bread before returning to the Visitor Center via the haywagon. Reservations are required for this program and may be made by calling 301-432- 5124. Woman Chiropractor Opens Inwood Offi Dr. Catherine M. Silver of Rt. 1, Inwood, announces the opening of her "Family Chiropractic" office. Dr. Silver is a 1976 graduate of the "Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic" in S. C. Prior to establishing residence in West Virginia, Dr. Silver attended workshops at the Palmer College of Chiropractic and was a student of the "Toft- ness Post-Graduate School of Chiropractic, Inc." While attending pre- chiropractic college, Dr. Silver worked as a d'ental assistant and also helped to manage the "Vitamart Health Food Store" in Dover, N.J. This neW woman chiropractor is originally from Morris County, N.J., but has chosen the Shenandoah Valley asher place of business because of the country's beauty and fruitful history abounding therein. Asking Children To Be Immunized Apinst Measles Before School Dr. Earl D. Allara, physician- director of th Jefferson County Health Department, announced that during the past school year, West Virginia experienced its worst measles epidemic since 1967. In order to stop the spread of this dangerous disease, we are asking that all children in grades kindergarten through twelve be adequately immunized against measles before entering school this fall. To be sure that your children's measles im- munizations are up to date, please contact your family physician, or call the Jefferson County Health Department. Telephone number 725-5111. NANCY'S YOUNG FASHIONS 130 W. Washington St. Charles Town, W.Va. PRE-SEASON SALE on Philadelphia Coats, Jack Tar Boy's Coats 70% OFF $ 70.00 WILL HOLD A COAT TILL OCT. 7 IT'S ALL  , RESTAURANT HERE NOW AT Located On State Route 9 at Jefferson Avenue New York Style Pizza Fresh Maryland Crabs In addition to our other Fine Italian Dishes LUNCHEON m.I DINNER HOURS: TUES.-WED.-THURS. ! 1:30 AM to 11:30PM r' Friday & Saturday 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM SUNDAY 12 to I0 PM CLOSED MONDA Y FOR RESERVATIONS & CARRYOUT CALL 725. 3366 they must be registered. If your child has not been pre- registered, you are urged to fulfil this requirement the week of August 21 through 25. Pre-registration will take place daily for the five days between 9 a.m and 3 p.m. at the school at which the child will be enrolled. Pre-registration permits better planning, based upon enrollment, in the structure of classrooms and the needs of each individual school. Dental Screening To Begin Sept. 13 In Jefferson County Dental screening is scheduled to begin in Jefferson County Schools, Wednesday, September 13, 1978. Screening will be conducted en all second, fourth, sixth levels and special education students by the school nurses. Students needing dental care will be referred to their Questions regarding this may be referred to the Jefferson County Board of Education or the Jefferson ounty Health Department. Ferry's Planning Group Meets Thursday, Aug. 20 The Harpers Ferry Planning Commission will meet Thur- sday, August 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the council room. All meetings are open to the public. SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETS MEET AUG. 22 The Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet Tuesday, August 22, at 7 p.m., at the Middleway United Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. harles Town, proudly the engagement thcoming marriage of ! !daughter, Kimberly William Roland Mercer, Jr., of Jefferson Charles Town. Miss Hough is an summer graduate of High School. Mr. currently manager Store in Ranson. An open church take place Sunday, 26, at 2:30 in Zion Episcopal Charles Town. A be held at 4:00 p.m. Lakewood, located at Lake Park in I I ROSEN'S. i Oo,,town'N Boy's Wrangler Jeans. 7 99 to 1 Boy's Sport Shirts 2 99 to JEFFERSON COUGAR GYM BAGS White,Maroon,Blue and Gold GYM SHORTS Converse Gym Shoes1 0 99 to I Girls School Dresses 5 99 to Childrens School Shoes10". Prescriptions Filled Fast! When you need a doctor's prescription you don't need to wait. We'll fill it imme- diately.., but still take care to be accurate ! Try us I STUCK 00ALGER Pharmacy, Inc. DIAL 725 - 2621 Charles Town, W.Va,: HOURS: Daily 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays- 12 to 1:00 p.m.