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4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1978 Diffee Graduates At Pards Island Private Robert C. Diffee (above), son of Dr. and Mrs. R.B. Diffee of Charles Town, has graduated at Parris Island South Carolina Marine Corps Depot from Marine Corps basic training. Private Diffee, who received his rifle markmanship medal, has received orders to report to Camp LeJuene, North Carolina, for special training with the combat engineers. Private Diffee is a 1976 graduate, having received his high school education at Capitol Christian Academy, Largo, Maryland. Fall Schedule Harpers Ferry Park Started The Fall Schedule of activities at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park has gone into effect, but despite the cur- tailment there's still plenty to do and see at the popular complex. Many of the park facilities are open during the week, but staffed only on week-ends. The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., offering exlibits, slide programs, in- formation and self-guiding tour maps. Both guided and self-guiding walking tours are available. The guided tours include: Harpers Ferry: A Place in History; a one-hour tour on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 12:00 noon; Satur- days and Sundays at 11:00 a.m. The Occupation: A one hour tOur on Saturdays and Sundays at 12:00 noon. Pieces of the Past: A one-hour tour, also available only on Saturdays and Sundays at 12:00 noon; John Brown's Raid: A 45- minute tour offered Monday through Friday at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:0( P.M. The Guns of Harpers Ferry: A one-hour program offered Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.; The Night Scene: A ll/z-hour tour on Saturdays only at 8:00 p.m. Facilities generally open during the week include the Blacksmith Shop, the Recruiting Office, the Con- fectionery, Harper House, The Pharmacy and the General Store, all reflecting the days of the 19th century and the War Between the States. Self-guiding walking tours include: The Historic District, a two- hour walk based on maps available at the Visitor's Center; Virginius Island Trail, a one- hour walk with trail booklets available at The Bookstore; and "Your landlord has insurance?" Bolivar Heights, a half-hour walk through an area about two miles from the Visit Center, with maps available. Beckley Engineer New Head State Chamber Commerce Leslie C. Gates, of Beckley, the president of an international engineering firm, known as Gates Engineering Company, has been elected as the new president of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce. He was elected to a one-year at the conclusion of the Chamber' three-day annual meeting held last week at the Greenbrier Hotel, White Sulphur Springs. He succceds Warren L. Cooper, vice-president of Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Car. poration. Elected Vice President and President-Elect was Robert W. Simmons, President of Hun- tington Alloys, Inc., of Hun- tington. Other officers reelected were: Treasurer, James G. Call, Vice President, Bank of St. Albans; Assistant Treasurer, Frederick H. Auld, Executive Vice President, Kanawha Valley Bank, Charleston ; and Executive Vice President John D. Hurd, South Charleston. Prior to his election as President of the State Chamber, Gates served as Vice President and President-elect. He has been a member of the Chamber's Board of Directors the past four served as Vice President in the Ninth Senatorial District (Raleigh and Wyoming Coun- ties), and was Chairman of the Chamber's Highway Committee from 1966 to 1969. The Jefferson County Chamber was represented at the convention by Douglas Rock- well, president; C.C. Connie Hammann, a district vice- president; and George Vickers, chamber manager. Dr. Joe Manjone To Speak National Recreation Meeting Dr. Joe Manjone, Associate Professor of Recreation at Shepherd College, has been selected to speak at a National Conference on Special Recreation to be held at White Oak Village, Mountwood Park, West Virginia. The tropic of Dr. Manjone's presentation will be "Milestones in Recreation for the Handicapped". This National Conference on Special Recreation is part of a two-day dedication of the White Oak Village facility. White Oak Village, located in Wood County, is a newly con- structed model facility designed to demonstrate and provide outdoor recreational op- portunites for handicapped individuals. It is a uniquely designed facility -- the first built under the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1974. Other speakers at this two day conference-dedication include: Governor Jay Rockefeller; Senator Robert C. Byrd; Senator Jennings Randolph; Robert Humphreys, Commissioner, U.S. Rehabilitation Services Administration; and Harold Russell, Chairman, President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped. Fay Kilmer Becomes Shawnee Girl Scout Council Coordinator Myra B. Johnson, Executive Director, Shawnee Girl Scout Council, Inc., announced Fay Kilmer Smith of Mar- tinsburg has accepted a part- time position with the Shawnee Council as Community Development Coordinator for the Berkeley-Jefferson County area. Ms. Smith's duties as Com- munity Development Coor- dinator will be to give guidance and support services to volun- teers in Jefferson and Berkeley Counties to assure that the Girl Scout program is delivered to all girls and to extend membership and services to new and un- derserved areas. Ms. Smith, a graduate of Shepherd College, resides in Martinsburg with her husband, LTC Billy Dale Smith and is active in The Little Peoples Place, Inc. Day Care Center as a member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Johnson also stated that Shawnee Council is activel WE BRING OUR PLANT TO YOU! The Most Powerful Carpet Cleaning Unit In The Tri-Stote Area Backed By Over 30 Years of Experience In Wall to Wall Carpet Cleaning CALL 703-662.9081 Winchester, Va. CORRIGAN RUG CLEANERS ORIGII tAL EASY PAINT Goes on like a dream and dries in minutes, beautifully, Tools clean up in water, and walls are scrub- bing tough. Great non-fading - $9" Reg. $11. 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Phone 725.5113 recruiting more Girl Scout leaders to work in the ex- panding Girls Scout program in Berkeley and Jefferson County and requests that anyone that is interested in serving as a leader or assistant leader contact Fay Smith, the area CDC or write to Shawnee Girl Scout Council, P.O. Box 805, Martinsburg, WV. In addition, she advises, that any girl (6-17 years of age) who desires to join the Girl Scouts or any adults desiring to start a troop should contact the area CDC or Shawnee Girl Scout Council for additional in- formation. Dr. James Cmtcher Chief Medical Director For V A Dr. James C. Crutcher, 53, a two-war veteran, former bat- tlefield surgeon and a long-time career physician with the Veterans Administration, is new Chief Medical Director. The appointment was an- nounced today by Max Cleland, Administrator of Veterans Mfairs, who said Dr. Crutcher will assume his duties in VA's top medical position effective September 11. As head of the nation's largest medical system, Dr. Crutcher succeeds Dr. John Chase, who retired July 28, 1978. Dr. Crut- cher is the fourth VA careerist chosen to head the medical program since 1966. An American Board certified specialist in Internal Medicine, Dr. Crutcher first joined VA as a resident in Internal Medicine at the Atlanta VA Hospital in 1952, and later served at that hospital for 20 years as Chief of the Medical Service. In his 26.year career at the Atlanta Hospital he has also served as Admission Officer, Associate Chief of Staff. for Research and Development, being a patient for four weeks in and Associate Chief of Staff for the Jefferson Memorial Medical Education. Hospital. We hope for her a Since 1954 he has also been on complete recovery. Her friend the faculty at the Emory MissAnna Smoot, enroute to her University School of Medicine in home in Ranson after visiting Atlanta, and presently is relatives in Bluemont, Va. wasa Professor of Medicine as well as caller on Monday. Professor of Allied Health Sciences at the University. Husband Of County Woman Now Overseas ATHENS, Greece Now serving at Hellenikon AB, Greece, with a U.S. Air Forces in Europe unit is Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Donald J. Thompson, son of Mrs. Jessie L. Thompson of 1315 S. Walter Reed Drive, Arlington, Va. Sergeant Thompson, a manpower management superintendent, was previously assigned at Randolph AFB, Tex. The sergeant is a 1952 graduate of Washington-Lee High School. His wife, Laura, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob E. Mason of Millville, W.Va. KABLETOWN Mrs. Marianna Smallwood Dial 725-5707 "'F" "Y v "r -'qr "qr lr "r I," v Wanda Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Palmer, returned home this past week after visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Rosie Hough of Aldie, Va. On Saturday, August 26, Mrs. Wayne Hill and daughters, Saundra and Jennifer, attended the party given in honor of the seventh birthday of Melissa Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darryl Hill of Shady Acres near Mid- dleway. Mrs. Harlan URger returned to her home on Wednesday after Virginia Landscape, Cleaning Service Located On Day Street In Bolivar, W. Va. We do Small Landscaping jobs, such as lawns; Clean Up Debris After Contractors have moved out; Also do home and office cleaning, Do Painting and Wallpapering and Window Washing. Write or contact Virginia I00ndscaping Cleaning Service Aug. 31-tf. Bolmr, W. Va. 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Wesley Rowland, three-month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Rowland, is a aurgical patient in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Previous to this he received treatment for three weeks at the same hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dillow and son Gregory returned Tuesday after visiting friends, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee, Morgantown, and in Star City. Gregory reported a wonderful time including a ride in a private airplane, seated beside the pilot while flying over Morgantown and surrounding area, watching a tugboat pushing a coal barge, going to the Morgantown Mall where there are live animals and feeding them after buying food "O the  lkmk Plnanclng" Phone $67.711 ! 0Sl Valley Ave, Winchester, VL Open Doily 9 o.m..9 p.m. Saturday 9 o.m..i p.m. Net, ond used cot Delet No. 2000. r at the nearby Pet Shop, and mountain Climbing with friends i and their pet dog Marge. The highlight of the visit was at- tending the Jamboree in Wheeling on Saturday night. Gregory will have many in- teresting stories to tell his classmates at South Jefferson Elementary School. Tommy Bush of near Mar- tinsburg spent several days with her cousin, Pammy Pipes and family. Sherry B. and Jimmy Staley of Elkins spent the past weekend with her grandfather, Mr. Howard O. Bush. On Sunday they, along with Sue McDonald and two children, visited Mr. Bush's son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Cecilia Bush and daughter of near Martinsburg. Mrs. Jessie Clipp ac- companied her sister, Mrs. Mary Zomhro, from Worship Service Sunday and enjoyed dinner and the afternoon with her. Mr. and Mrs. George WAithair and family recently moved from E. Washington St., Charles Town, to Avon Bend. The annual Rissler Family Reunion was held at Uinta Farm on the usual date Sunday before Labor Day. Around noon a bountiful picnic dinner of a variety of food was enjoyed by a large group of relatives. Prior to the meal, John Rissler, the host, extended a warm welcome to all, mentioning the many babies present who hopefully will follow the tradition of holding the reunion in the future. He spoke of those who had been present last year but were absent today. These were Mrs. Louise Rissler Clendening, Mrs. Nannie Lancaster Rissler and Mrs. Mary Yoe. Mrs. Donna Rissler Hitt pronounced the blessing. Those present were Harvey and Lucille Trussell Wade and daughters Emily and Leslie of Roanoke, Gary and Mimi Rissler Vanderhaven of Springfield, Bob and Susan Rissler Sheely, Carotene and Keith of Herndon, Joel Miller and Ann of Terry, Fay, and Jessica i of Manassas,Pat Appleton of Arlin Pennsylvania were Elsie Bowman, Ilene Ephrata, Forrest Rissler, Bill and Rissler, daughter Sara| children David and i from Pittsburg; from were Mr. and Mrs. Rissler, sedalia; were Paul and Anna Silliman, Terre Maryland were Kent and Mary Baltimore, Charles Dyer, Margaret N Columbia, Jane Greenbelt; from West Elbert and Marcia Aspinell and children Christopher and Aspinell, Donna Rissler daughters Beth and Riley of Ridgeley; Town, Howard N. Janet and Jason, Margaret Rissler Jones, Charles Farm, John and John H. and Mary and children Amy, Travis, Ronnie Rissler, Smallwood, On Sunday August Ring at 7:30 the "Sounds of the Oakland U.M. cordial invitation is all to come to enjoy of BY I]Ol]ular demand.,. 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