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16 SPIRITOF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE " THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1978 Labor Day Week-end Potentially Most Dangerous Time; Motorists Urged Not To Drink And Drive The Labor Day weekend is potentia41y the most dangerous time of the year for West Virginia motorists and the High- way Safety DivisiOn is con- cerned for the safety of state citizens. Last Labor Day weekend a total of eight persons were killed in traffic accidents on state highways. The weekend ex- tended from 6 p.m. on Friday through 12 a.m. Monday night. August is traditionally a bad month for West Vrginia with 64 fatalities in 1977. For the month of August through the 24th, there were 42 highway deaths in 1978 compared to 50 in 1977 or a decrease of about 16 percent. The fatality rate for the year 1978 to August 24 is 273 as against 313 in 1977 and Highway Safety Officials are anxious to maintain this decrease. Law enforcement activities by State Police and County- Municipal Police Departments will be stepped-up over the weekend with particular em- phasis placed on the speeder and drinking driver. Motorists are urged by the Highway Safety Division not to drink and drive, to observe the posted speed limits and to buckle up seat belts. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: secretary and treasurer's report MIDDLEWAY were given. Thank you notes Mrs. Larry Ring  were read that were received for the past month. Dial 725-2500 Mrs. Carlton Swartz gave a :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: report on the Sons of Con- The United Methodist Women from the Middleway U.M. Church met on Wednesday, August 23 at the home of Mrs. Catherine Cross and Mrs. Barbara Frye was co-hostess. There were 18 members and one guest, Miss Jody Frye, present. The program for the evening was given by Mrs. Cora Meyer. Mrs. Meyer, being a former missionary, gave a very in- teresting lesson. She opened her program with prayer. Her topic for the evening was "The Shepherd Cares For His Flock", and the scripture was taken from the Gospel of John, Chapter 10 and I1. The lesson was given in four parts with portions from the scriptuz:e relating to the lesson being read by Mrs. Barbara Frye, Mrs. Susie Ring, Mrs. Mary White, Mrs. Naomi Barrow and Mrs. Charles Frum. Discussions were held on each scripture read from the leader. She also did a mediation on the 23rd Psalm. Mrs. George Gruber president, conducted the business meeting. Roll call CALLING ALL HOMEMAKERS Brought To You By RAMEY'S ANSWERS TO DECORATING QUESTIONS Question: Is carpeting I practical in a kitchen? Answer: Most housewives do more walking in the kitchen RAME'f than any other room. Why not be comfortable? With the great improvement in fibers which are stain and soil resistant and water- proof enough to be used outdoors, there no longer is any reason to hesitate us!ng them in the kitchen. Question: How can a dull living room be brought to life? Answer: Here's one suggestion : If floor coverings and walls are solid colors, how about a print fabric for draperies, sofa or chairs? Question: Can you use 2 different patterns in the same room? Answer: It can he done attractively IF careful Selection is used. (We'll be glad to help. Question: How about a half-dozen suggestions on various things available to use on a blank wall behind a sofa? Answer: You could try a large mirror, or a mirror with sconces on each side, or a wall paper mural, or a group of small pictures tastefully arranged, or an artificial flower wall arrangement, or a group of wall plaques, The best answers to any of your furniture and decorating questions are available here, where we take great pride in our excellent values, fine selection and courteous servJee. federate Veterans dinner that was served at the social room on August 22. The ladies voted to serve a dinner on September 14 for the District Council on Ministry. Also discussed was the Special Membership Awards and Committees for each week named. The group decided to hold some type of activity each month at the church. The UM. Womens local church activities committee would be in charge. Mrs. Cora Meyer will celebrate her birthday next week, so all the ladies joined in singing Happy Birthday to her. With no further businesses, the meeting was adjourned. The ladies formed their friendship circle for their Mizpah. Mrs. Cross, assisted by her daughter Mrs. Frye, served cefreshments and they all en- joyed a social hour. The next meeting wilt be on Wednesday, September 27, at the home of Mrs. George Gruber with Mrs Larry Pierce in charge of the program. A reminder to-the Extension Homemakers Clubs of Jefferson County of the bake sale at the Jefferson County. Fair. Sep- tember 1 beginning at 10 a.m. The Jefferson County Ex- tension Homemakers Council met at Cliffside Motel for a meeting on August 22. Twelve members were present. The RAMEY'S FURNITURE & APPUANCES Charles Town, W. Va. Copyright' president, Mrs. Paul Holden. conducted the business meeting. Plans were made for the annual achievement dinner to be held in October. After the business meeting the ladies enjoyed a luncheon at the Cliffside Motel A member from each club represented their club. Mrs. Naomi Barrow attended from the Wizard Clipp Club. Michael and Henry Plotner spent the week with their aunt and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Knighten in Martinsburg. Mrs. Anna Gray from the village and Miss Sue Sizemore and Mrs. Shirley Holt of Baltimore, Md., returned home Saturday after spending the past week in Kissimmee, Fla. at- tending a convention. On their return home they visited South of the Border. Mr. Robert "Bob" Hague spent the weekend with his daughter and her family, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Wangdahl and children in Annapolis, Md. The community extends their sympathy to the families of Mr. John Elliott and Rev. Clark Elliott in the death of their brother, Mr. Amiel Ray Elliott, who passed away on Friday at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Melvin T. Strider Funeral Home by Rev. Clark Eiliott with burial at Edge Hill Cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones and family returned home on Saturday after a vacation in Virginia. They toured Peter- sburg, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kline and children in Mechanicsville, Va., and Busch Gardens at Williamsburg. They returned by Skyline Drive and enjoyed the scenery. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan James were on the bus tour from Martinsburg and spent Friday I through Sunday in Niagara I Falls, Canada. I Harry Shirley, St., returned[ home after being a patient in the ! Winchester Memorial Hospital. He was in for observation and tests. Visitors over the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Fritts were Mr. and Mrs. Omer, Lofton, Mrs. Jerry Fishel and Pamela of Winchester, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Vorous, III. The Appreciation dinner at Middleway U.M. Church was held Sunday at 6 p.m. for those who served the charge during Rev. Frum's illness. Mter the covered dish dinner, a short program followed. They opened with singing and Richard Nicodemus followed with prayer. Mrs. Sandra Gruber had the scripture and she did a Mediation on the 23rd Psalm followed by all repeating the 23rd Psalm The Swartz Quartet did several selections and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ring gave a duet. The presentation and the Word of Appreciation was given by Mrs. Mary White. She reada poem before making the presentation and closed with a poem. Miss Teresa Ring gave a piano solo followed by the closing prayer by Rev Charles Frum. The group joined in singing while the ladies went into the social room and prepared the homemade ice cream, cake and iced tea. Our guests for the evening were Rev. and Mrs. Leon Smith. from Richmond. Va : Rev. and Mrs. Herman Elam from Winchester: Rev. Nancy Webb, Rev. and Mrs. Charles Poe and family from Charles Town. and laymen from the charge, Mr. Paul Chamblin and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ranalli from Leetown. An en- joyable evemng of fellowship was had by all Mr. and Mrs. Herman Snowden of Martinsburg spent Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Stanley lunn, Sr. On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Dunn attended the Perk's reunion held at the Lions Club Center in Ranson. Sunday afternoon callers were Mr. and Mrs. Terry Dunn and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kennan Dunn and Mrs. Manuel Alvarez and Alex. Visitors this past week with Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ring, Billy, Becky and Debbie were Mrs: Betty Young, Michael and Rebecca, Mrs. Melody Chap- man, Wayne and Jeff from In- wood, and Mrs. Flossie Akinson of Wendell, N.C. Miss Lisa Deck spent the past week with Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Lenders and family at Capon Park. On Saturday they at- tended a birthday party held at Capon Park. Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Bologna of Baltimore, Md., were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Johnson. Miss Mary Louise Light of Mar- tinsburg, spent this past week with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Johnson. Miss Light was recuperating after being a patient in the City Hospital. Mrs. Harry Nicely was a Saturday caller at the Johnson home. Miss Renee Mills was honored with a-birthday party on August 23 for her sixth birthday at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley, Sr. Those helping Renee to celebrate along with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mills, were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley, Jr., Lisa and Sean, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Shirley and Jason, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Shirley, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Breeden, Mrs. Rusty Shirley and Miss Jamie Ha:dy. Her cake was baked and decorated by her grandmother Shirley. On Sun- day afternoon Renee was honored with a pizza party at the homeof Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rhodes and son in Charles Town. At the party she had her kindergarten friends. The fourth annual reunion of the descendants of William and Myrtle Chamblin was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul L Chamblin on Sunday, .ugust 27. Those present who enjoyed a covered dish picnic dinner were Mrs. Velma Frye, Mr. and Mrs. William "Pete" Frye, of Sandy Hook, Md.: Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Frye and Denise, of Beltsville, Md.; Mr. Sublette Chamblin, of Charles Town: Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Hough, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry and Sheila. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Henry, Tony and J.R., Jeannie Cain, of Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Russell, Mrs. Carol Nichols and Leah. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Grove. Denise and Katherine, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton J. McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton W. McDonald and Chad of Kea.rneysville: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry, Jeff and Beth of Hagerstown, Md.; Steven Chamblin. Roger and Scott Chamblin, sons of Paul and Juanita Chamblin. Monday visitors with Mrs. Marjorie Carper and Mrs Agnes Take advantage of our pr|ees & the weather NOW/ ' ' LABOR DAY SPECIALS Sapolin's Best Quality LATEX HOUSE PAINT  White,8ColOPmerSGA [/ Our Regular Price i i LATEX TRIM & SHUTTER PAINT White Only . . 9 99 Our Regular Price SOLID COLOR OIL EXTERIOR STAIN 8 99-,,.,:0,0-.= Our Regular Price THE WHITMORE LUMBER CO. 300 North Mildred Street Dial 725. 2004 - Charles Town Completes Basic At Lack00nd AFB SAN ANTONIO -- Air National Guard Airman Douglas Suppa, above, son of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Suppa, Jr., of Martinsburg, has graduated at Lackland AFB, Texas, from Air Force basic training. The airman studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special instruction in human relations. Wasson was Mrs. Isabelle Master of Pikeside. Working women need life insurance, too. Just like men, women also retire. And Nationwide Life Insurance offers them low cost protection plus a guar- anteed retirement income" For information call your Nationwide agent. DOM1NICK "Wells" FARGO Your Local Jeff. County Agent PH.= 72J$-5814 - 725-8338 NATIONWIDE INSURANCE Na,onw.O ,s on you, s,oe Nahonwdo L,fe Insurance Company Home Office Columbus. Ohio "FortuNe 1373(1449111 &NH) Completion of this training earned the individual credits towards an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Airman Suppa now goes to Chanute AFB, Ill., for specialized training in the air- craft equipment maintenance field. The airman is a 1976 graduate of Martinsburg Senior High School. ' 'Y0u, can be sure... lts Westlnghous WUtlngbouN Heal Pumps TWIN T ENG. Donald T. Phillips Phone 304/725-5163 P.O. Box 341 Charles Town, W.Va. Warehouse Prices on Central Air Conditioning for Self Installation. JAN. 19th.E.O.W. Mbst people believe what they want to believe. Consumers Union ing insulation savings ATTENTION FA, The New FARMER'S MARl (NOW OPEN UNDER NEW MANAi located on U.S. Route 340, just East of Charles next to the Sportsmen's Motel Lodge Wants peaches and apples, corn, tomatoes, and other I and vegetables for Marketing. We Buy From You For Re-sale to the Public. Call us at 72S- 6148 OPEN SEVEN DA Y$ WEEKLY If You Have Fruits, And Vegetables You Want Sold, just give us call NEW FARMER'S MARKET i The Old House Charles Town, W. Va. WITH Eric Bates Greg Breeden Holly Fluty Coyle Ronnie Harris Michael Lewallen Carol Offenbacker Shorty Ranalli Martha E. Senseney Bert Sims Melinda White D/reefed by Robert Angel PRESENTS FINAL WEEK-END FRIDAY-SATURDAY SEPT. 1st & 2nd A Mu*ical Ba*ed Upon The Gospel According to St. Matthew All Performances 8 P.M. by the Town Clock Air Conditioned - Children 12 & Under HALF PRICE TICKETS AND INFORMATION . 204 No. George St., Charles Town PHONE {304) 725-4420 or 725-2560 - Noon til 6:30 Tues. thru Sat. INTEREST RATES IN A SHORTER PERIOD? ttOW Because00s00,0000-will pay you It! more interest in a shorter per,od of time than ever before... Jefferson Security Bank's Money Market Certifi- cate of Deposit offers a whole new alternative for the short-term investor with $10,000 or more. Now you can buy a JSB Money Market Certificate with an interest rate at the date of issue related to the U.S. Treasury s=x-month bill rate then m effect. (The rate s set by aucBon each Monday,) Each week you can call us for thegomg rate, in- vest, and be guaranteed that same high rate for the full six months. After six months, the money =s yours to reinvest, Or use as you please, without penalty. RECENT TREASURY BILL AVERAGE RATES April 17 In effect, you're playing the money market. But April 24 without the risk, since you know the rate before you May 1 buy, So if you want more-sooner-than a sawngs plan has ever offered before, see us now. But that's not all. May 8 At JSB we know there are all kinds of savers, so we June 26 have all kinds of plans ranging from 90 days to six- year certificates earning from 5'/% to 7V% It's your July 17 money, so it's your choice! 6.563% 6.777% 6.935% 6.986% 7.014% 7.141% Federal law and regulation prohibit the payment of a time depos*t prior to maturity unless three  months of the ,nterest thereon ,s forfeited and interest on the amount withdrawn Is reduced to the assbook rate Membe FDIC. Sign,West Virginia MEMBER F.D.I.C. TELEPHONE 876-2501 ill