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September 21, 1978

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\\; X WVU RESEARCHERS HOPE TO DEVISE INEXPENSIVE SOLAR COLLECTOR FOR HOMEOWNERS TO HEAT DWELLINGS, WATER at West Virginia University hope to devise an inexpensive solar that homeowners in this region may use to help heat their dwellings. collectors operate with water but WVU's collector would use air as a to reduce costs and weight and avoid water leaks and frozen The researchers also hope to design the collectors to supply hot water use in the summer. John L. Loth (foreground) directs WVU's research lab located on the roof of the Engineering Sciences Building. researchers in the background are G. Michael Palmer (left)and R. aerospace engineering graduate students Janet Hansen Dial 876-2672 ) and Jan Pleasant their eighth wedding on Tuesday, August picnic at their home in Heights. In at- were Dr. and Mrs. and sons, Adam and Cleveland Ohio; Mr. and Bartlett and sons, Mrs. Ramona Linton, Chairman of Registration, announce Best of Show Awards of $5, $10, and $25. Registrations will be ac- cepted until Friday afternoon. Mrs. Diane James is Chairman of the Awards Committee. Christmas in September is sponsored by Mrs. Helen Seeley of the Serendipity Shop. Anyone with news of meetings, social events, or activities, please call Janet Hansen, 876- 2672. 4& 4 1 A 4  AIk 4L.  4L aS  -qlF- -r ,qr 'qF" "F" v "F" "qP" r nd Patrick, Berryville, KABLETOWN Lynn Little and Mrs. MariannaSmallwood Andrea and Karn, Dial 725-5707 Mr. and MrS. AAA,A.A-LAA- Hutzell and daughtei', r-v,v-v'v'v'v'v'v' v ; Mr. and Mrs. Loui son, Mark; and Mrs. Lueck, all from wn. Zachary Pleasant served as host chapter of Daughters of the will meet on September 19, at 7:30 the home of Mrs. New officers and final plans state convention will be The new officers are Brown Hendricks, t; Mrs. Agnes Lowe; Secretary; Mrs. aces Christman Secretary; Mrs. Snyder, Treasurer; Turner, Historian; First Vice Mrs. George Second Vice Mrs. Jane Smith; President. September 17, a.m. Trinity Parish will hold a in the Chapel [, The breakfast, catered Colston, will accept for Peterkin next summer. The country ham, eggs, grits, Danish coffee and juice. in September will at the Men's Club on 10 a.m.- and on Sunday, Sep- 17, from 12-6 p.m. Mrs. President, and The Harry Jacksons moved recently from Ridgeway 'to the main house on the King Orchard Farm which was vacated by Steve Barnett who moved into an apartment in Charles Town. On Monday Mrs. Mary Jane Hill and daughter, Angela of near Shepherdstown were visitors of her aunt, Mrs. Mary Zombro and Mrs. Clarence Smallwood. Fifty members of the family of the late Mr. and Mrs. Willard N. White held a picnic Sunday in the at Clearbrook, Va. Tuesday Mr. Howard Howell iceompanied by his friend, Basil R. Clipp of Alexandria, Va. who has been ,isiting him for several days, were callers in the village. Basil's wife, Gertrude, has returned to her home after being a surgical patient in a hospital near her home. Mr. H. Bush returned home Thursday after visiting his sons, Bob and Sonny Bush, since the previous Sunday. The electrical storm Tuesday night was felt in this area: Lightning struck the home of Sam King and is believed to have been the cause of the fire which destroyed a machirte shed and contents at the .Rocks owned by Dr. Hunter Adams. Jeff Seal has been very un- comfortable due to a case of ivy. Mrs. Elsie Gray of Meadow 3rook visited her daughter Mrs. Etheleen Watson Friday at her home at West Ridge: She spent. several days with her sister, Mrs. Mary Zombro before returning home. Their sister Mrs. Jessie Clipp, joined her two sisters on Sunday for dinner returning home later in the evening. Mrs. Virginia Lee Burdick of Elkins spent several days with her father, Mr. H. Bush. On Sunday they joined by Sue Ellen and Dickie McDonald and children, visited the farmer's brothers Bob and Sonny and families of near Martinsburg. Eleven members of the Kabletown Ladies Aid Society met Wednesday evening, SOp- tember 13th at the home of Mrs. Bertie Carroll who was co- hostess with her daughter, Mrs. Mary Ann Griffith who later joined the organization. We are happy to welcome her hack. The meeting was called to order by Mrs. Marie Sowers, president, followed by the presentation of 12 hymn books to the organization in memory of the late Mr. Ollie Zombro by his wife, Mrs. Mary Zombro. Members expressed their ap- preciation for the much needed gift. The books were im= mediately put to use during Devotions which included the hymn, "Come, Thou Almighty King," scripture reading from Romans 12:6-21, a prayer by Barbara Harshman, concluding with the hymn, "Praise Him, Praise Him." The lesson, "The Holy Spirit," based on John 20th chapter was discussed with members par- ticipating. The minutes of the last meeting were read and accepted followed by the treasurer's report, the evening's offering, birthday dues being paid by Vlarie Sowers, Grace Bayer and Barbara Harshman and the distribution of the Upper Room booklet. FANTASTIC SAV/NGS AMERICA'S NO. ! TRAVEL TRAILER CLEARANCE SALE 1978 MODELS Discount Prices Include Complete Hook-Up SEVERAL GOOD USED PROWLERS IN STOCK! ,T3tZYB. A UTO & CAM PER Sales Rt. 340 S., Berryville, Va. Phone 955-1367 New Car Dealer-Lic. No. D855 Trips, Where SERVICE Makes The Difference COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. I'M REALLY READY FOR THE WINTER, ARE YOU ??? BETTER CALL FOR A FILL UP TO AVOID ! 1 COMMUNffYOIL CO., INC. Charles Town,W.Va Martinsburg,W.Va. THE BIG RUSH CALL::: (304) 725- 7021 (304) 267- 8721 CITGO HEATING OILS Our Answer/ng Service is on Ca//24 Nonrs o Day EFFECTIVE OCTOBER !, 1978 Hours 9 to 5 Monday thru Fridays Seven Days o Week 9 to 12Saturdays Remember the Humber 725- 7021 The remainder of the evening was used in planning the South Jefferson Ruritan Supper which will be held Monday, October 17. The next meeting will he held Wednesday evening, Oct. 11 at the home of Marie Sowers with Barbara Harshman leading the lesson and Virginia McDonald giving the devotions. Following the Benediction our hostess served delicious refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rissler, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rissler have returned from a week's vacation spent in the Pocono Mrs. in Pennsylvania where they stayed in a chalet at Pocono Pines which was completely furnished for housekeeping. This was a wedding anniversary gift from the formers daughter, Pat Rissler, in observance of the Melvin Rissler's celebration in September and the Lewis Rissler's celebration in October. This was a nost enjoyable week which included visiting places of interest. On their return home they stopped at Bethany Colony at Honesdale, Pa. where Lewis was associated with the poultry farm 53 years ago when the estate was called Bethany Farms. This is a 500 acre estate on which is situated a huge mansion along with many other large buildings. Guests at Cherry Wood, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sardone from Friday through Sunday were his brother, Mr. and Mrs. Al Sardone and their son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Chris Sardone all of Rochester, N.Y. They were joined on Friday for dinner by Mr. Jerry Sardone, Reston, Va. This was a most enjoyable weekend including the visits to places of interest in this area. Oct. 8, 9, 10 a Renewal Mission will be conducted at Oakland U.M. Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. Youth group will meet at 7:00 o'clock, a sermnnette will be given for children. There will he special singing each evening. A cordial invitation is extended to all. 4-H Climbers Elect Officers, Karen Magaha, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Linda) Magaha, was elected president of the Middleway 4-H Climbers at their fall meeting on Sept. 8, at the Wilson members' home. Owl Hollow Farm, near Summit Point. Other officers elected were Chip Wilson. vice president: Bill Mason. secretary; Paula Grove. treasurer; Jondra Wilson. reporter: Angie Dailey and Shelley Magaha, song leaders: Jay Wilson, David Dailey, and Raymond Harrell, recreation leaders. New members welcomed for the first official time were David Dailey, Angie Dailey, Paula Grove, and Larry Willingham. Old business included the recognition of outstanding team work, as the club was given $75. for second place in the recent county energy project. Special recognition was also given to the individual members who took special honors at the J BURGLAR ALARMS FIRE ALARMS 24-hour Central Station Monitoring IS YOUR HOME YOUR CASTLE? ...YOUR BUSINESS A FORTRESS FOR THE FUTURE? IF NOT CALL US ... 725-6537 3URITY SYSTEMS 116 E. WASHINGTON ST. CHARLES TOWN/WEST VIRGINIA 25414 The complete security company SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 9 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1978 fair: Karen Magaha for her Champion British Cross Breed and Grand Champion Feeder Calf; First in Senior Showing and Fitting which netted her a silver bowl; Donna Magaha for her Reserve Champion Heifer Overall Breeds, Champion Angus Steer, and First in Junior Showing and Fitting; Bill Mason for his Reserve Champion Market Lamb and Champion Ram: Penny Mason for her First Overall Fitting and Showing Sheep; Chip Wilson for roping a calf and $25 in the calf scramble: Penny Mason and Karen Magaha for winning first and second place respectively in the sheep dressing contest. Throwing in all the other ribbons won by active members Shelley Magaha, James Harrell, Raymond Harrel], Jondra Wilson. and Jay Wilson, the club copped a total of thirty-one blue ribbons, one red and one white at the fair. Under the watchful guidance of Mrs. Phyllis (Bill)Grantham, leader, and Mrs. Linda (Donald) Magaha, assistant, the Mid- dleway Climbers will roll into their second fall 4-H meeting at the home of Shelley Magaha on Friday, October 13, at 7:30. Marlow Chosen City Manager In Martinsburg John Marlow, Jr., is Mar- tinsburg's new city manager. Marlow, who's been acting in that capacity since July L was confirmed as the permanent city manager at Martinsburg City ouncil's regular monthly meeting Thursday, September 14. Marlow, who was chosen from among more than fifty ap- plicants for the job, also got an increase in pay, from his present $16.000 to $20,000 a year, ef- fective October 1 Marlow, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, has had no prior experience in city management, other than that gained in the past two and a half- months. Marlow was also the choice of a citizens advisory committee which had screened a number of applications from around the country and interviewed a selected number of these in person during the past three months, OUR FINEST BUILT-IN POTSCRUBBER IF DISHWASHER ;SDI070 Spacious Interior * 6-Cycle Wash Selection Including Power Scrub" Cycle High Temperature Wash & Rinse Quiet PermaTuP Interior Power Saving Drying Option Sound Insulated Dial-A-Level" Upper Rack 5-Color Pack Reversible SPECIAL $3799S Plus Delivery Installation Charge 326 E. Third Avenue, Ranson, W.Va. ACROSS FROM OLD HOSPITAL