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August 25, 1966

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m C BETTER QUALITY. @@ C / CUT FROM YOUNG; CORN-FED BEEF EVERY cur OF MEAT GUARANTEED TO PLEASE YOU OR YOUR MONEY REFUNDED mm t 59 B ROCKINGHAM'S VIRGINIA VALLEY 3 roll $169 2 bag 99 II / 21A roll Sln !99 SHAWNEE CAROLINA LADY TABOR MAXWELL HOUSE MUSSELMANS OLD VIRGINIA OLD VIRGINIA Blackberry - Cherry Apple-Blackberry-Raspberry-Grape OZ I oz cans oz cans oz cans oz cans e cans $ O0 J 35 OZ" R bag 59 25 bag Cans qoo $ J A R oz cans $ $ oz cans Libby's oz cans The appointment of four more In other business, the board new teachers by the Jefferson authorized six English teachers County Board of Education, meet- to attend a special meeting call- hag in special session Monday ed by the State Department of night, rounded out the regular Education for,this region on Sep- teaching s aff for Jefferson Coun- tember 13 at the Hilltop Hotel ty's school system for the 1966-67 in Harpers Ferry. school term. Several members of the Char- The four appointments were: les Town City Council met with Mrs. Mary F. Hockensmith, of the board to discuss, at the Shepherdstown, to teach at the council's request, the possible im- Shepherdstown elementary school provement of ,streets serving the and Mrs. Odessa Snyder, to ,teach English at Charles Town Senior High School; Mrs. Catherine Ly- ons, of Shippensburg, Pa., to teach English at the Charles Town Junior High and Mrs. Viv- ian Smoot, to teach social studies at Charles Town Senior High. Mrs. Louise clem was also hired by the board as secretary for the Wright Denny School. The board also appointed John M Cullough, a teacher at Charles Town Junior High School to the football coaching staff at Char- les Town Senior High School. He will coach Fveskman football. Wright Denny School and Charles Town Junior High. The board expressed willingness to move the fence parallel with Academy street back 10 feet to permit the widening of the street. The board will install sidewalks as soon as possible and where practical around the Wright Denny playground area. The board is also willing to grant the city an easement along school property to enable the city to widen Mordington Avenue at such time as it will be possible. TO CI[RrRCil It WIll FROM PAGE I--A ,lish guide which 'has been prepar- ed for the eight counties of the f Eastern part of West Virginia for grades one through six. Also during the period of 10 a .m. until noon that day there will be an audo-visual workshop for grades seven through , 12 under the direction of Robert Tichenal, a representative of the Kyle Company. llowing lunch at noon an audo-visual workshop will be con- ducted for elementary teachers and secondary teachers for their learrdng of the making of trans- parencies. Then at 2:30 p. m. there will be a meeting of the Jefferson Cou- nty Education Association for which Mary Adams, president, wil~l preside. Monday, August 29, will be given over as an organizational day for the teachers with all fac- ulty members meeting at their respective schools. And Tuesday morn~ing the school doors will open wide and the children will take over the spotlight and hold it until early next June. Schools Superin,tendent Lowery points out hat there will be only major c,hanges in the school sys- tem's operations this year - - the Bakerton and Eagle Avenue Schools, the latter in Charles Town, have been closed. The child ren who wotfld have been going to the Baker~on school, wilt in- stead go to the Harpers Ferry elementary school ;and the stu- dents who would have been go4ng to the fifth and sixth grades in Eagle Avenue school will be going to the building which was form- erly the Page Jackson High SChool. The other lower grade studer~ts of .the iormer Eagle Avenue School will be going to the Wright Denny School, and the children who would have been going to the fi~th and sixth grades at Wright Denny will instead go to the former Page Jackson High building for classes. Humber ,Of FROM PAGE -- 1 The organimtion of a Freshman class in Latin I, which will be under the instruction of Miss Helen Roberts. Earth Science will be offered to seniors. Mr. Eugene Piscitell,i will be the instructor. In the past only GenerM Science wa,, offered as an elective to seniors. This is an advanced science which deals with space, space travel, . earthquakes, volcanoes and the solar system. I Improvement inthe audio-vis-! ual department with the purchase of additional 16MM projectors, over,head projectors, tape record- ers, record players, projection carts, controlled readers, records filmstrips and tapes. The oganization of a Freshman f otball team which will help prepare boys for the high school varsity squad. Jefferson FROM PAGE 1-A fourth in Sr. Heifer Class, Jerry Walker was first and third in Sr. Yearling Class, receiving blue rib. boris. Barbara Walker was first in two-year-old Class and Jeffer- son, County Herd was first in County Herd Class. In Jersey Open Class, Mary El- len Blue placed first, with her Sr. Heifer receiving a blue rib- bon; J. A. and W. W. Grantham received a red ribbon in Sr. Heif- er Class, two blue ribbons in Sr. Yearling Class, a white ribbon in four-year-old Class, a blue ribbon in Jr. Get-of-Sire Class, red rib- bon in Best Three Females Class and Produce of Dam Class and a white ribbon for Cows in Milk Class. In Jersey 4-H Class, Mary Ellen Blue was first in Sr. Heifer Calf Class and had Grand Champion Jersey Female. Amon Grantham received a red ribbon in four- year-old Cow Glass and Dam and Daughter Class. Mary Ellen Blue, who competed in Dairy Princess Contest, repre- senti.rig Jefferson County, was named as first runner-up. The exhibit, prepared by the Jefferson County 4-H Dairy Club, won first prize 'in 4-H Exhibit Competition. Jefferson County made a very fine showing and all who exhib- ited are to be conzratulated. Opening Schedule For Blue Ridge School The schedule for the opening of the 1966-67 school term at the Blue Ridge elementary school, was announced th~s week by Prin cipal Harlan Van Camp. On Tuesday, Aug. 30, .the first grade students and students who are entering the school for the first time, will report for a half day of school. Parents of these children are requested to accom- pany them to school on this date and to bring along their birth certificate. Wednesday, Aug. 31, all stu- dents will report to the school for sPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 1966 a 'half day session. Thursday, Sept. 1, wiil be the first full day of school and on this date ~the schoool's hot lunch program will g(~t underway, Prin- cipal Van Camp stated. Color Movie "Not For Conquest," Shown To Legion September 1 The monthly membership meet- ing of Jackson Perks Post No. 71, Charles Town American Legion w ll be held Thursday evening, Sept. 1 at the Legion Home at 8p.m. The highlight of the meeting will be the showing of the Color film "Not For Conquest," a film which highlights such diverse act ions as Viot Nam, Dominican Re- public and earthquake relief in Central America. It is a report on ,the combat readiness of the nat- ion's Armed Forces. The movies was secured by Kaye Bush sec- ond vice-commander, who is in charge of er tertainment. It .was also announced by Guy Miller, first vice-comnmnder and membership chairman, Post has been given a hip quota of 340 for that the 1967 dues are anytime now. Sustains Sedous Injuries In CarWreck Willimn (Sill) Mercer, Route 1, Charles Town, a star athlete at Charles ToWtl School two years ago, is Hospital Martinsburg from serious injuries in a car highway accident which fred early Sunday the Golf Club Road in County. Young Mercer sustained a fracture and some badly fingers on his left hand. expected to remain in the for some *ime yet since it necessary for him to undergo gery on the mangled hand. Martinsburg Sta e the 1956 model car which was driving was olished. Loss was set at Mercer said he went to while driving and his car of control and off the way on a curve.