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S SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1978 Honored On 50th Anniversary I! Mr. and Mrs. Lewis W. Staubs, of 319 Woodbury Avenue, Martinsburg, were honored at a surprise party on Friday, July 21, in the Knights of Columbus Hall, Martinsburg, in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. The affair was hosted by their daughter, Estelle Staubs, their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Retta J. Staubs, grandcltldren, Mrs. Bonnie Artrip, Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis Aikens and Skip and Diane Staubs, and great- grandson, Master Johnny Aikens, Jr. The couple were. escorted to the reception by their daughter, and, upon arrival, she presented her parents with a lovely orchid corsage, arranged with a bow of gold ribbon, and a gold tipped boutonniere, pinned on by their daughter and daughter-in-law, respectively. Vi:cian Aikens, grand- daughter-in-law, decorated the hall with elaborate gold and white streamers, centered with large bells and large gold letters strung with gold cord, spoiling "Happy 50th Anniversary". Mrs. Aikens was also in charge of the lovely table, which was centered with a large arrangement of yellow car- nations, white mums, snap- dragons and baby's breath with gold ribbons. This was flanked by yellow burning tapors in crystal holders. The table was laden with cake punch, assorted cookies and crackers, cheese ball, chips and dip, a relish tray, nuts, mints and a large platter of beef sticks. All were served from crystal dishes, the four tiered cake baked by Elsie Snyder, was beautifully decorated with gold slippers, wedding .bells, white flowerettes and gold leaves and family -- Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis Aikens and Johnny Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Johnson and girls and Mrs. Tommy Barney. The highlight of the evening was the reading of a lovely poem written by Nellie Dorsey about the Staubs, whom she has known since childhood. This was written in gold and white and framed in gold and was presented to the couple by Mrs. Dorsey. Vic Vesper acted as master of ceremonies and read the poem and also greetings from President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter and Governor and Mrs. John D. Rockefellei:, IV. Entertainment was provided by The Country Kings, a group in which the couple's grandson, John Aikens, plays guitar and sings. Mr. and Mrs. Staubs danced to the first musical number, a waltz, and also to a request which their grandson sang, "Ifl HadTo Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It With You". Everyone enjoyed the event very much. Mr. and Mrs. Staubs were married July 21, 1928, in Christ Reformed Church by the late Rev. Gluck. Mrs. Staubs is the former Florence Elizabeth Leighton, daughter of the late Frank Gilmer Leighton and Blanche Estelle Jenkins. Mr. Staubs is the son of the late Alvin Lewis Staubs and Ma,ry Grove Staubs. They are the parents of two children, Estelle Staubs and the late Lewis William Staubs, Jr. They have tour [randchildren, Mrs. Bonnie Artrip, John Lewis Alkens,  W. "Skip" ubs and Diane Elizabeth Staubs, and two great.grandchildren, Johnny Aikens, Jr., and the late Angela Dawn Artrip. topped with a fancy gold "50". JStotler Schuler This was flanked by yellow burning tapers in gold holders. Mrs. Arthur Bascue and Mrs. JVows Exchanged[ Gerald Johnson served punch, and Mrs. Retta J. Staubs cut and served the cake. Frances DeHaven and Bonnie Artrip presided at the guest book. Some 150 guests attended from points in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, including the Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Porterfield of the Win- chester Avenue Christian Church, of which Mr. and Mrs. Staubs are active members. Mrs. George Voorhees, Mrs. Medford Ruppenthal and Miss Melanie Vesper, cousins of Mrs. Staubs, attended the gift table. The couple received many lovely gifts and cardswith individual gifts of money. They were presented a gold anniversary clock by their daughter and a hand carved golden oak money tree shaped in the large numerals "50" by the Johnson ,#- ,-.,-,  i. Center with the Rev. James D. Isom as speaker. SOCIAL-CLUB /' 11 Mr" Ism is married and has two children. He attended PERSONAL 10klahmaStateUniversityne year but received his B.S. degree from Southwestern  ...  J College of the Bible, PHONE: 2047 [- Waxahachie, Texas, in 1969. Since then he has studied' or foundation for religinn and mental basics; youth conflicts .... 7 ZS- g046 seminar ; sere ndipi ty workshops group dynamics;  f , ,_ .,' I accelerated Christian education, which is Principle Ad- with a double orchid corsage with baby's breath. Mrs. Anna Dillon was matron of honor. Maids of honor were Brenda Barnhouse and Susan Depoy. Lester Dillon was best man. Austin Barnhouse and Dale Depoy, Sr., were ushers. Miss Elizabeth Barnhouse, granddaughter of the bride, was flower girl; Dale Depoy, Jr., the bride's grandson, was ring bearer. Miss Angela Barnhouse and Miss Tammy Depoy, grand- daughters of the bride, attended the gift table. Mark Bornhouse, her grandson, attended the guest book. A buffet reception followed the ceremony. Family and friends attending the ceremony were from Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Mm. Paul Holden Talks To Jefferson Homemakers Club Mrs. Paul Holden gave an interesting report on Iceland when the Jefferson Extension Homemakers Club met Aug. I at the Community Center to the ten members present. She showed colored slides of the country of Iceland, waterfalls, volcanoes, ponies, sheep, which are raised for food and wool, fishing fleets, as their main food is fish, and waterbirds which fly from Arc- tic to Antarctic regions yearly. Devotions were presented by Miss Camilla Wiltshire on the theme "In My Father's House" based on Luke 2:4@52, followed by prayer and a poem. During the business session conducted by the president, Mrs. Holden, the county council report was given. Volunteers are needed for the CoUnty Fair, Aug. 28 - Sept. 2. Food sale for the benefit of the grandstand roof project will be Sept. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. at the County Fair. Each member is asked to give at least one baked good, wrapped, pre-priced. Mrs. Allen Russell and Mrs. Woodrow Jones volunteered to help at Camp Frame the mar- ning of Sept. 16. The leader Mildred Statler and Kenneth training session for "Cultural Schuler were married in a Values ofAppalachianWomen" double ring ceremony Saturday, is to be Aug. 24th at 1:30 p.m. at July 15, at 7:00 p.m. at the the Berkeley County couple's new home in Ranson. Homemakers Extension office: Brother Mike Withem officiated. Mrs. Schuler is the daughter of Starting the new club year thelate Mr. and Mrs.Ghorley H. books for purposeful reading can Gregg, Sr., of Middleburg, Va. be borrowed from the Book Mr. Schnler is the son of Mrs. Express office in Charleston for Bessie Schuler of East Green- a three month period. Letters of thanks were read by the ville, Pa., and the late Russell secretary for gifts to Westen Schuler. The couple repeated their Hospital, for the Four-H vows in the living room of their scholarship and the Olympics. new home. The room was reports were cam- decorated with candles, a covered dish meal palms and a mixed arrangement of snapdragons, mums, car- nations, daisies and baby's breath. The bride wore a gown of light orchid, a white picture hat and matchingaccessories, complete FOR LOW DISC,OUNT PRICED Health and Honored On 50th Anniversary The children of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon O. Tomlin honored their parents on their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Sunday, July 23, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jacobs and son in Bolivar. Upon arrival at the Jacobs home, Mr. and Mrs. Tomlin were presented an orchid cor- sage and a white carnation tipped with a gold bouttonniere. Their grandson gave them golden anniversary champagne glasses and a cake serving set, while their granddaughter presented them with the gold guest book. The four-tiered cake vas a gift from the George Hough family, baked and served by Nancy Hough. It was beautifully decorated and topped with golden bells..The table was lovely, following the golden anniversary theme with a floral arrangement of white gladiolus with gold centers. The guests were treated by Rusty Jacobs, who also took photos during the evening. Punch was served by Pegg) at noon. Mrs. Salome Sturgis won the Friendship gift. The next meeting will be Sept. 5, at the home of .Miss Camilla WiRshire, with Mrs. James Hammond as co-hestess. Mal Form Majorette Group Shepherdstown A meeting to determine possible interest in forming a J majorette group in theJ Shepherdstown area will be held J Friday, August 25, at 7:30 p.m. [ at the Shepherdstown Men's J Club. Teresa Holmes, who has l Jacobs, Virginia Sisk assisted with the refreshments; and Pamela Tomlin attended the gift table. Mrs. Tomlin is the former Viola B. Gray, daughter of the late Sherman aI1d Mary Virginia Whittington Gray; Mr. Tomlin a son of the late Walter and Lizzie Locke Tomlin. They have four children, Robert of Walnut Grove, Charles Town; James of Bolivar; Mrs. Davis "Virginia" Sisk of Leetown and, Florida; and Mrs. Russell "Peggy" Jacobs of Bolivar. They have two grandchildren, Glenn "Rusty" Jacobs and Tiffany Ann Tomlin. Mr. and Mrs. Tomlin were married July 30, 1928, in the Charles Town Methodist Par- sonage by the Rev. W. D. Keene. Mr. Tomlin is retired from Martin-Marietta Refractory, Millville Division. He and his wife own and operate Tomlin's Greenhouse in Bolivar. Among the lovely cards and gifts received by the couple was an anniversary greeting from l'resident and Mrs. Carter. " ' agreed to help organize the group if there is sufficient in-J terest, said that additional in- Beauty Aids Smtt& life I CHARLES TOWN PHARMACY , YOUR DISCOUNT  PHARMACY , 125 W.Washington St. Downtown Charles Town r.. CUSTOm ..,.o ,M ... or .o. ministrator timing. He was with Teen - Challenge in New York City, under the leadership of the Rev. David Wilkerson. He also held many important 'positions, which included staff counselling training at Margie Collegiate Church, New York City, which is "pastored by the famed Norman Vincent Peale. Other works included coun- selling at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University, New York City; he was also executive dean for Bible teaching, scheduling and vocational training. In late years he has been active in jail and prison outreach ministries, and the author of a correspondence ministry in prisons of several states, in- cluding penitentaries. In 1976 he became associated with New Life for Girls Training Center, in Dover, Pa., which he beaded until February of this year when he came to HiUsboro, Va. He and his wife are presently directing the new Southwestern New Life For Girls Introduction Center in Hillsboro. Babysitting is provided at the Calvary Assembly of God Church, free of charge from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cheqd Perando, James Waters Enpged To Wed Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Perando of Shenandoah Farms, Front Royal, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Cheryl Sue, above, to James Lewis Waters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson R. Waters of Harpers Ferry. Miss Perando is a student at Warren County liigh School in formation may be had by calling Front Royal. Mr. Waters is Shepherdstown, 876-6229. employed by the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Rev.James Iml00 No date has bean set for the wedding. Speaks Aug. 23 European Study Women's Aglow Tour Completed AS I--gA The Women's Aglow nepnero 5roup Fellowship of Jefferson County Seven Jefferson County will meet Wednesday, August 23, residents registered with at 1 p.m. at the Lion's Club Shepherd Collegetoearncollege / 14 South Loudoun Street Winchester, Va. 22601 Has Just Received A New Fall and Winter Bridal Collection Featuring .... Bridal Gowns ... Attendant's Gowns ... ,Tuxedo.Rentals ... /, .Invitations ... i/ii i Formals ... 'i Shoes ... ' ' All Other Accessories i FREE CONSULTATION , ELLIE'S } BRIDAL SHOP AND BOUTIQUE OPEN DALLY 9:30 o.m. until $ p.m.- FRIDAY 9:30 o.m. to 8 p.m. Fries-Whitmore Vows Linda Andrews Fries became the bride of Ronald Lee Whit- more in a ceremony performed Friday, August 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Charles Town Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. Wyman Hall. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Marjorie N. Andrews and the late Danzelle Andrews, of Ranson; the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Abner Whitmore, of Charles Town. The bride's daughter, the groom's the "bride, Kerry! Music was bY $ Dean arrangements Pershing Roper A reception home of the Washington Town. I credit for a summer educational Included in tour of Europe have completed were Virginia the trip successfully. Under the K Wall, CharleS leadership of Dr. Billy Ray Dunn S. Anderson and, and Dr. Donna Griggs, both Kearneysville,! Shepherd College faculty Barr, Laura members, the group of 27 per- and Kathy sons visited 7 European coun- Shepherdstown. tries by bus. Fqe Some educational aspects incorporated into the tour were Aug. 27 visits to a French teacher preparation institution, a visit to The 20th the Piaget Institute and Ar- late Will and chives in Geneva, and lectures in will he held Rome on the Italian educational at the system. " Shelter, pavilion Lunch will be Chief points of interest visited were Paris, Versailles, Geneva, Genoa, Rome, Florence, Vatican Traveling City, Pisa, Venice, Salzburg, of those Lucerne, Luxembourg and home in London. HERE NOW AT Located On State Route 9 at Jefferson New Yo: ( Style Fresh Maryland In addition to our other Fine LUNCHEON md DINNER HOURS: TUES.-WED.-THURS. ! 1:30 AM to 11:30 PM Friday & Saturday ! 1:30 AM to 12:30 PM SUNDAY | 2 to 10 PM CLOSED MONDA Y FOR RESERVATIONS & CARRY OUT CALL 725- 3366 BRAID IT! TWIST IT! PEEM IT! 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