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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, September 1, 2005 21 Becky Shaffer 876-0600 200 Cookies ers to enjoy sightings of these the trail, installed it, and hauled Was the last time that beautiful creatures, mulch to the spot. $100 per dozen for OnAugust 10, six Shepherd Healing Service I would guess College students and a faculty A non-denominational month- have never partici- member traveled to Yankauerly service of prayer and song to the Jefferson County Nature Preserve to partici-support women who long to heal FFA, FCCLA Bake pate in Shepherd's Day of Ser- the broken places in their hearts which is part of fairvice, a part of freshman orien- will be held Thursday, Sep- tation. This group placed atember 8, at Trinity Episcopal under the guid- new memorial bench in mem- Church, West German Street, 4-I-I leader Anna Bin- ory of Cathy Shewbridge. Shepherdstown. For child care auction is a fund- Cathy's husband, Joe, do- or transportation, call the church individual 4-H clubs noted the bench and plaque at 876-6990. The service is spon- youngsters from and chose a place for it. Ac- sored by the Eastern Panhandle )ecial cakes, cording to the PVAS Septem-Episcopal Women's Ministries. and pies. At the auc-ber newsletter, Cathy always The Show Goes On Sweet bakers parade wanted more places to sit "Indochine", a film set during nng in the show and rest along the Yankau- the French occupation of south- their creations er trails, and these students east Asia in the 1930s, will be 0 See and bid on. Often helped place the bench at one shown at 7 p.m. in Reynolds along of these spots in her memory. Hall on Friday, September 2. or other appoints, asThese young folks carried the This Shepherdstown Film Soci- work on entic- heavy, recycled plastic bench ety screening features Catherine as they can about one-quarter mile downDeneuve as a plantation owner who searches for her adopted the American Revolution Con- Vietnamese daughter who has tinental Congress in Washing- become a communist revolu- ton several weeks ago. tionary. All are welcome to en- Several months earlier, joy this free, PG-rated film, a Cathy received a first place 1992 Oscar winner for best for- from the DAR American Heri- eign language film. tage Committee, East Central A reception will be held in Division, for her film "The Tex- the War Memorial Building on ture of Life: The Tusing Sisters East German Street from 5:30 of Branch Mountain", on which to 6:30 prior to the screening, her story was based. Award Winner The film, produced by Ray It wasn't a Hollywood Oscar and Mudy Schmitt, of Real that she won, but area resident Earth Productions, portrays Kathy Sholl was just as thrilled two Hardy County Mennonite for her first-place award from sisters who managed a 200- the National Society, Dough- acre farm. Although they rare- ters of the American Revolution ly left the farm, the sisters be- for her story "On Top of Branch came famous because of their Mountain". Kathy received the intricate coverlets woven on a awarfl for First Place Individu- hand-hewn loom. These two la- al, Cultural Events and Tradi- dies were Ms. Sholl's aunts and tions at the ll4th Daughters of she ~sited these two wonder- ful ladies during her formative years. The video was produced for the Lost River Education Foundation Lost River Muse- um near Moorefield and the sisters' spinning wheel, loom, and samples of their work are on display there. This writer has seen the film as its was screened at the Shepherdstown Men's Club at one of its dinner meetings. Ms. Sholl's interest and pride in her aunts and their various proj- ects makes for very pleasant viewing. River Walk Shepherdstown Mayor Peter Wilson has announced Satur- day, September 18, as the date Continued on Page 23 bidders receive e With the money going r of each partic- Some will use the for club projects and maprovements. was the volun- for the fun and to elicit larger from a dif- Glowing descrip- baked goods were one team even of- of its concoction. ~1,200 cookies were by Childs' Mondales next highest bid of cookies into the group calling them- of the Jefferson Saturday, October 1, 2005 12:00 Noon 000 was raised organi- is a new high for auction. pie, apple pie, cherry cobbler, ap- pineapple up- cake, carrot cake, etc sound good to You want to attend s bake auction. on baked goods by Bennett In- Berkeley, Dan Oakwood Dairy, the DelColle Gruber family, the Shenandoah Air Hillside Veteri- the Alvarez faro- Quarry, the Stiles Farm, and the Field Trip Marsh, a wetland plants, is for the Potomac Society on Sat- 17, begin- a.m. Led by Pat- Hunter, this great offer good views well as opportudi- some of the nearby to participate meet in the park- the Sherwin Wil- off 340 in Jef- Con- Town. Appropri- and a good mosqui- are recommended, binoculars. For in- call 725-3936. executive direc- Cacapon Insititute, an overview of two current pro- Potomac Headwa- Flow Restoration the Potomac High- School, for bf the Audubon So- meeting in public is invit- program, which p.m. in the Leet- 11649 Lee- 1 from Camp children participat- Audubon Society's Camp at ature Preserve. We that 15 youngsters of camp schol- Susan Benjamin, Susan' Brook- West Vir- Foundation, Sue An~ Palm- the Potomac- Garden Club, Camp financial sup- and Faye Dav- Drennen, Stan and the foun- enjoyed nature bird nests and hiking the trails Bench ago, the al- Shew- with can- her interest all things of na- Audu- its spring migration field trip lady and each of birders visit the Shenandoah riv- =n === of Valuable 8 Acre Farmette /.OCARON: 331 Mariow Road, glmrles Town, West Virginia At 12:00 Noon, I will offer for sale a ranch sWle Foremost home I eted on 8 pcres (above). DESCRIPTION: Three (3) bedrooms, living room, family room, kitchen, two (2) full bathrooms, plus a one-half basement with garage & two stone buildings built in the 1700's. Approximately 1700 sq. ft. of living space. Amenities include electric baseboard heat, central air, well, sep- tic, appliances, French doors, decks, abundance of storage, and much more. Close proximity to the Charles Town Races, stores, and schools. Property includes a one (1) acre building lot with plat and perc. This property is a must see! Property recorded in the office of the Jefferson County Clerk, Jefferson County, West Virginia in Deed Book 392 Page 238. Terms o f sale on Real Estate: A non-refundable Cashier's Check or Cash in the amount of $15,000, paid on day of sale, with the balance due upon delivery of deed not to exceed 45 days from date of sale. Property sold in "as is" condition without warranty. Donna L Upham Please call for viewing or information. I1,II I ,:.iiiiiiii .u c',: ONE /,3,:, ,:,:,:, II WV L,c #660 II Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia II II Phone: 304/876-2418 Email: II . ,: of Valuable Real Estate I.OCARON: 119 N. Delaware Ammue, Martingmrg, West lflrgln/a. From 1-81 King St. exit, towards Martinsburg, turn left onto Delaware, house on right. At 11:00 p.m we will offer for sale a one story brick residence- DESCRIPTION: Two (2) bedrooms, living room w/fireplace, dining room, kitchen, full bath, plus a full partially finished basement w/fireplace. Amenities include hardwood floors, central air, oil heat, public water & sewer, appliances, all located on a beautifully land- scaped corner lot (40x192). Located within close proximity of the War Memorial Park, Martinsburg Mall, 1-81 and the Marc train. Approximately 1100 sq. ft. of living space. Great neighborhoodl Property recorded in the office of the Berkeley County Clerk, Berkeley County, West Virginia in Deed Book WB 68 Page 500. Terms of sale On Real Estate: A non-refundable Cashier's Check or Cash in the amount of $10,000, paid on day of sale, with the balance due upon delivery of deed not to exceed 45 days from date of sale. Property sold in "as is" condition without warranty. Jami'e Phillips & Jason Phillips Please call for viewing or information. m--II Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia wv Lic. #660 Phone: 304/876-2418 Email: lIII Due to the death of my father, Henry W. Morrow, I will offer for sale the following at Millbrook Farm- 1517 Billmyer Mill Road at Billmyer's Mill, located northwest of Shepherdstown, WV From 1-81 at Martinsburg, WV take Rt. 45 east toward Shepherdstown for approx. 5 miles to a left on Gosling Marsh Rd than a fight on Swan Pond Rd then .2 miles to auction site. From Shepherdstown, take Rt. 45 west for I mile to a fight at traffic light onto Old Martinsburg Road, 2 blocks then right on Billmyer Mill Road. Continue for 1.5 miles to auction site on left. Also selling will be furniture and collectibles from the home of Dr. D.C. Master, DVM of Charles Town, WV 10, 2005 at 9:00 SLM. Two Auctioneers will be selling at times, ------ AucUon Held Rain or Shine -- Antique Furniture, Art, Household Furnishings, Autos, Glass, HenkeI-Harris, Quilts, Books, Collectibles Vehicles, Art Items & Ouilts sell at 12:00 Noon. ANTIQUE FURNITURE Mr. Morrow's Hardwood Partners Desk; 4 Stack and 5 Stack Barrister Bookcases; Oak 4 Drawer File Cabinet; Walnut Dining Room Table - 3 leaves; Walnut China Hutch - ornate; Walnut Glass Top Server - 3 over 3 with stretcher; Alcove Walnut Glass Top Server (unusual piece) (2) Dbl. Drop Leaf Walnut Tables; Small Drop Leaf Table; (6) Ladder Back Chairs; Victorian Sofa; (2) Queen Anne Chairs; (2) Walnut Trim Parlor Chairs; Oak Dresser w/Mirror; Heavy Carved Empire Dresser w/Glass Pulls; Outstanding Dresser Top Shaving Stand w/Oval Mirror and Glass Pulls ( a must see); Settee; (3) Bombay Beds, Glass Top Bombay Dresser w/Mirror; Glass Top Bombay Dressing Table w/Mirror; Marble Top Wash Stand; Marble Top Dresser w/Peghole Mirror; High Back Oak Bed; Duncan Phyfe Drop Leaf Table; (2) Tapered Leg Farm Tables; Rockers; Occ. Chairs; Side Chairs; (7) Cloth Dining Chairs; 1/2 Tables; Stands; Clerk's Shoe Stool (Charles Town); Primitive 2-Door Cabinet; Primitive Whitewash Graduated Cabinet. ART Professionally Matted and Framed Art by Mort Kunstler, John Paul Strain, Allan Feamley & Happ to include: Catholic Church at Harpers Ferry, Public Way (H); Jackson at Harpers Ferry (MK); Review at Moss Neck (MK); Sharpsburg War Council (MK); Winds of Winter (MK); High Command (MK); The Last Ride (JPS); Burnside Bridge (JPS); Spring Campaign (JPS); Little Sorrel at Harpers Ferry (JPS); Christmas Moon (JPS); After the Storm (JPS); Spirit of the Confederacy by Jim Pouter; South Bound (AF); North Bound Steamer (AF); Remember Me (MK); and many other framed prints and pictures. HOUSEHOLD Solid Birch Conant Ball Dining Table w/3 Leaves, Pads, (6) Conant Ball Chairs; 3 pc. HenkeI-Hards Bedroom Suite in Wild Black Cherry; Canopy Bed w/'Cover; Wild Black Cherry Dresser w/Mirror; WBC Night Stand; Inlaid Walnut Poster Bed; Fancy Marble Top Chest; (2) Leather Side Chairs; Glass Top Desk; End Tables; Coffee Tables; Matching Sofa & Love seat (2 sets); Chest of Drawers; Office Chairs; Cedar Chest; Sofa Table; Trunks; Wl Lawn Furniture; 4 pc. WI Patio Set; Computer Desks; Porch Rockers; Quilt Rack; Adirondack Chairs w/Stools; 4+ Quilts and Wall Hangings of outstanding quality; many lamps and floor lamps; TVs, Linens, Oriental Cups and Saucers; Pressed and Cut Glass; Natalie Pattern 12 Service Noritake China; Platters; Repro Musket and the list goes on. AUTOS, ETC. Mr. Morrow's 1994 Buick LaSabre with 82K miles; 1987 Ford F150 Pick-up; Ranch King Riding Mower; 1974 Yamaha RD60 Motorcycle; Dr. Master's 1972 MGB Roadster Convertable 1!2K (with reserve). COLLEGTIBLES Very Early All Metal Pedal Tractor w/Heart Steering Wheel; Independence Ironstone China; Green Depression; Wooden Buckets; Crocks; Yellow Ware; Pewter; Kero Lamps; Hat Rack; Keg Refrigerator w/Tap; GE Dbl. Oven Retro Stove; School Desk; Brass Sun Dial; Concord Cruiser Classic Bikes (new); Milk Bottles from Charles Town, Harpers Ferry and Martinsburg; CT Medicine; Cast Iron B&O Whistle Sign; Brass Telescope on Stand and much more. OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST Bookcases; Kitchen Utensils; Hobart Meat Slicer; Coming ware; Golf Equip.; Garden Supplies; Potting Table; Hand Tools; Baskets; Microwave; Sm. Refrigerator; Christmas; (3) Wood Racks w/Covers; (2) Amanna Washers; Hot Point Dryer; Fridgidaire Refrigerator; Baby Equip.; Pots, Pans and too much to list with tables of smalls and box lots. Please Nobt: Stairwells and Closets are yet to be searched as well as the barn, and there will be mere to discover. BOOKS A large selection of books from Mr. Morrow's personal library with special attention being given to the quality of Civil War Sets, Local History, and writings on General Stonewall Jackson, etc. FROM THE HOME OF DR. DONALD C. MASTER. DVM, FORMER MAYOR OF CHARLES TOWN, WV: Exceptional Henkel-Harris Solid Mahogany Comer Cupboard (42x 84) with 12 Pane Glass Door Over 2 Blind Doors; Henkel- Harris Mahogany Server with.3 Over 3 Doors; Mahogany Dbl Ped. Dining Table; 8 Saber Leg Upl. Dining Chairs; Dbl Drop Leaf Tea Cart; Fancy Bud Walnut Case; Dbl Drop Leaf Walnut Table w/Drawer; 2 Sin. Dbl Drop Leaf Tables; Walnut Trimmed Sofa; Tapestry Parlor Chairs; Queen Anne Chairs; Mahogany Round Flatwall Table; Sm Phone Table; Old Desk; Cherry Slant Front Desk; Mahogany Oval Mirror; Mahogany Broken Arch Mirror; Ethan Allen Ladies Writing Desk wi Chair; Very Nice Lamps and Floor Lamps; Tilt Top Table; Standing Cedar Chest; Kindel Bedroom Suite w/Ladies Dressing Table w/Stool; Gentleman's Chest; 2 Night Stands and Dbl Bed Headboard; Harper Fum. Co. Solid Mahogany Bedroom Suite w/4 Drawer Dresser; Chest on Chest: Night Stand and 2 Single Beds; Van Sciver Mahogany Dresser Top Shaving Mirror (very nice); Regulator "RA" Wall Clock (German); Stainless Steel Flatware; Rogers Silver Flatware; WI Porch Set w/Several Pieces; Stemware; Kitchenware; Oriental Rugs (15.8x10 and 16x9.4) with other Rugs and Runners. Special MenllJIon" 100+ Pieces of Fine French China by Wright Tyndale & Van Roden, Phil PA; Quality Art and Framings plus much, much more. Dr. Master's Vet Office Furniture to Include a Porcelain Exam Table; Stainless Steel Operating Table Office items and Several Stainless Steel Pet Holding Se//ers: //eery W. A w, Jr. Dr. DomM C. Master, DVM and Morrow families covers many generations that have played w/Lift; Doctor's Desk and 2 Stack Bookcase; Other Cages of Various Sizes. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: The lineage of the Billmyer, Lemen a major role in the history of Jefferson County and nearby Berkeley County. The farm, located along Rocky Marsh Run, dates to the mid to late 1700's. Henry W. Morrow was a prominent attorney in Jefferson County and a very close friend of Dr. D.C. (Doc) Master, a well-known veterinarian in Charles Town. Our auction team is quite pleased to present the personal property at aQction of these men who enjoyed each other's company for the last 50 years. Clip this ad, mark your calendar, bring a friend and join us on September lOth as we experience another historic event. P.S. The partners desk and barrister cabinets were used early on in the law office of Henry W. Morrow. -- No Buyer's Premium -- Announcements on auction day take precedence over printed material. TERMS: Cash or check with proper lB. Number System used. Not responsib/e for accidents. Breakfast end Lunch by Independent Fire Co. H.M. "Marty" Kable (304) 725-8995 License #632 Clerks: Hensell & Hensell