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SPIRITOF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 11 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1978 PEOPL BANK OF CHARLES TOWN A GROWING BANK FOR A GROWING COMMUNITY Truck For Blue Ridge Unit :5 ?iij  !! )i i! :: Mountain Fire acquired a new to add to their steadily fleet of fire fighting and - equipment. The unit is a ante 1,000-gallon  the latest design. The i will become part of presently housed at the fire house located near Hill and Keyes Ferry Roads. are now'underway for a committee composed of of Mannings, Shannondale, John Farms, and Riverside to raise funds for the construction of a substation building for the Blue Ridge Mountain Unit on Mission Road near the Com- munity Center building. Three units of fire fighting equipment will be stationed in the new building. These units will be able to provide "first on the scene" control of fires in the above areas until additional units arrive from the main firehouse. The new pumper will also he able to respond to calls in these areas as soon as installation of required emergency equipment and water pumping accessories is completed. SUMMIT POINT Joyce Rudolph Dial 725-7909 , and Mrs. Howard Fellers Skinner Poston had as guests last weekend Mr. Cannon of Bellingham, State. Mr. Cannon like to he remembered to friends here and in Jef- County, having lived in Parsonage Point as a child when the Reverend C.H. ister of the United Methodist Last weekend Mrs. William Hale and son Clifford motored to Clarksburg to visit with relatives. Last Sunday Mrs. Larry Crim and daughter Summer, and Mr. Bill Crim and children Missey and Bill Bill, accompanied their brother-in-law Mr. Charles Crim by car to Enchanted Forest near Baltimore. NEW STUDENTS Little Jeffrey Henry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Henry, Jeffrey Butch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Burch, and John Rudolph, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph entered Kindergarten on Monday afternoon. According to my report the first week of school was great. On Monday evening John Rudolph was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gainer and daughter KeUi at a Clarke County J.V. football game held on their home field. Mr. Gainer is part of the coaching staff at the Clarke County High School. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Osborn of Jarvisburg, N.C. arrived on Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Jenkins and son Travis [o vacation a week with them. While here they were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph and sons, Mark, Paul, and John on Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Stamey of Shady Acres visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rudolph and sons on Tuesday evening. Mrs. Elwood Cheshire was released from the Winchester Memorial Hospital on Thursday and is recuperating at home from a recent bout with phlebitis. The Extension Homemakers Club met at the home of Mrs. John Magaha in Orchard Hills on Thursday evening with 16 members present. The usual business meeting was conducted followed by an interesting program on the cultural values of Appalachian Women presented by Mrs. William Hale. At the conclusion of the meeting the group enjoyed a social hour with delicious refreshments served by the hostess and her co- hostess, Mrs. Wallace Snyder. On Friday evening Mr. Jack Pondur of Charles Town was a dinner guest at the home of the Reverend and Mrs. David Wood and daughters, Heather Dawn. Later that evening they enjoyed a visit from the Reverend and Mrs. Jim Towner of Harpers Ferry. On Sunday! afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Wood and their children motored to Thurmont, Md. to celebrate at dinner their 15th wedding an- niversary at the Cozy Inn. On Friday Mr. William Ar- matrout of Gambrill, Md. visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ulis Johnson and Donnie. And on You Are Invited To at the Phabulous PHone maRT September 20- 22 and September 25.27 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED We are encouraging our customers to take advantage of the cost savings and the convenience of touch call during open house. For as little as $1.00 per month and a nominal installation charge (it is less expensive if you place your order at Phone Mart) you may have touch calling (push button dialing). You'll see the latest styles and colors of phones available at your Phone Mart. Stop by and see us and talk to our Phone Mart Representatives. We'll even let you take the phone you pick home with you. TELEPHONE East Washington Street, Cbades Town, W. Va. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson of Gastonian, N.C. arrived at the Johnson home and will remain their houseguests during the coming week. Also visiting with them on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Bentley Rudolph of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Cheshire and Mr. Lee Allen Drish and daughters Stacey and Shelly visited on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Sloan Hogbin in Martinsburg. On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Crim and daughter Melody enjoyed dinner at Arthur Treachers in Winchester. Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward McKee were Mrs. Robert Ott and daughter Kathy of Kearneysville and Mr. and Mrs. Edward McKee, Jr. and son T.J. of Green Acres Trailer Park on Darke Lane. Mrs. Ernest Rudolph spent Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Stamey and family in Shady Acres. CHURCH NEWS Approximately 7 members of the Baptist Church visited on Tuesday evening at the Locust Grove Nursing Home in Harpers Ferry. The group is co-ordinated by Mrs. Leroy Cheshire and each month presents a worship service in the home. This meeting was conducted by Mrs. Naomie Huckabey. On Saturday evening the Baptist Youth Group under the direction of Mr. Tommy Jackson sponsored a hayride followed by a weiner roast on the church lawn with eighteen young people and 5 adults participating. The United Methodist Church extends an invitation to the public to attend an evening of music to be held in their church on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 6:00 featuring a newly organized singing group of Senior Citizens from Jefferson County. KEARNEYSVILLE Mrs. Wallace Welsh Dial 876-6845 Ak Ak k k Ak  AL.   A " Nff Nff "Vr ",V, r -V- I,- -V, -lv-W Mrs. Margie Johnson, Mental Health Campaign chairperson for our community announced that eight bellringers will go house to house dung Sept. Donations will benefit the Mental Health Association in West Virginia, a voluntary organization workingto promote mental health. Those volunteers will be Mrs. Elwoed Hamstead; Mrs. Robert Lipseomb; Mrs. William Eisenhart; Mrs Woodrow Jones; Mrs. Edith Thomas; Mrs. Wallace Welsh; Miss Linda Walls and Miss Susie Walls. Please help when they call by contributing generously and to make our community show they care. Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Youler Jamie and Tony, enjoyed a three week visit in Los Angeles [California. They got to tour I Universal Studios where they were filming the new TV show "Battlestar Galactica," starring Lorne Greene, and also the set of "Operation Petticoat." They also saw Magic Mountain and i news! SAVE 30% More walls for less money with genuine WalI-Tex Walkovering You'll save on WalI.Tex styles and patterns for every room, So come in for a flrst-rnte deal on rrubbabh, stdppabh easy-to. hang-it-yourself Woll-Tex Wall. coverings. But hurry, our sale ends October 15. , off suggested retail price xludlug Annlverury Collection. RIDDLEBERGER'S PHONE: 725- 2624 went on to San Francisco for sightseeing and from there to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Millie reported it wouldn't be a trip west without a stop in Las Vegas. A great trip had to end, but back to school for kids. A new grandson for Mrs. Dorothy Thomas, horn to her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Pat of Shepherdstown. Matthew Earl weighed, in at 8 lb. and 3 oz. He was born in Kings Daughters Hospital, September 9. Mat- thew's maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William Winters. He has a big sister Shelly. Congratulations to Pamela Miller on her birthday Sep- tember 9. She was given a surprise party by her husband Jim and a good friend, Anna Mary Willingham. Guests in- cluded her mother, Mrs. Ethel Cox, her in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. William Miller, Bob Miller and Susan Gray. Little Heather Basore celebrated her 7th birthday Sunday, September 17. She is a second grader at North Jef- ferson Elementary. Eric Carper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garland Carper, celebrated his "4th" birthday, Saturday, September 16. Harvest Home will be ob- served Sunday, September 24 at the Grace United Church of Christ at which time food items will be placed at the altar to be taken to Church Home in Williamsport, Md. They ask that home can items be omitted, but all home grown fresh items, apples, potatoes, pumpkins, beans, etc. or store bought items. Spending a weekend of camping near Caledonia State Park near Gettysbhrg, Pa. were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Willingham, Brenda and Bill Eisenhart and sons, and joining them on Saturday was Anna Mary Willingham. Sunday, September 10, was homecoming at the Grace United Church of Christ, with speaker, Rev. Larry Fishner, pastor of the Christ Church in Hagerstown, Md., who was introduced by Rev. Bronson Staley. Following the service, everyone was invited to the social hall for a covered dish dinner. Rev. Staley, who has been pastor for over 10 years, will be leaving this parish. He will serve the Christ Church in Shepherdstown. He will be greatly missed by the congregation and they presented him with gifts and best wishes. He and his family reside in Cascade, Md., and he is working with the educational television in Hagerstown, Sunday, September 17, the congregation of Grace Church welcomed Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Chukla at the 9:30 am. morning worship. Following, a short reception was held in the auditorium with cookies, punch and coffee, and gave those present a chance to get acquainted. The family resides in Cavetown, Md. Mrs. Madaline Putman, Mrs Dorothy Thomas, Mrs. Edith Thomas and grandson Kevin Stride, Mrs. Betty Hall and Douglas, attended the wedding of Saturday of Miss Donna Fisher and Douglas Thomas at the Cedar Grove Christian Church. They attended the reception following and Betty enjoyed seeing a cousin, Joan Denton, who she hadn't seen for several years. Street Assigned To Sheppard AFB SAN ANTONIO - Selected for instruction in the civil Moose Donates Check To Park 'Moose Lodge 948 of CT, arles Town, always involved in programs which benefit the com- munity and its residents, recently donated a check to the support of the Jefferson Memorial Park. Gene Swab, right above, and Paul Mont- ford, left, are shown presenting the check to Robert (Bob)Off (center)who served as chair- man of this past summer's all-day festival held in support of the park at its activities. (Photo by Tim Sinn.) engineering mechanical andlreceive d special instruction in electrical field at Sheppard]human relations. Completion of AFB, Tex., after completinglthi s training earned the in- basic training at Lackland AFB,[dividual credits towards an Tex., is Airman Ralph M. Street[ associate in applied science II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph I degree through the Community Street of Rt. 3, Hedgesville,[ College of the Air Force. W.Va. [ Airman Street attended During the six weeks atIHedgesvill e High School. His Laekland, the airman studied lwife, Marianne, is the daughter the Air Force mission,[of Mr. and Mrs. Leland organization and customs and Nesselrodt of 116 Stuckey Court, JEFFERSON COUNTY COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM 1978 FALL SEMESTER Phase I : Charles Town Junior High, Jefferson High, Harpers Ferry Jr. High, and Jefferson Adult Center activities will begin the week of Sept. 25, 1978. Phase II: Shepherdstown Elem., North Jefferson Elem., and C.W. Shipley Elem. activities will begin the week of October 2, 1978. Registration: Registration will be conducted during the first and second meeting of each activity only. CHARLES TOWN JUNIOR HIGH Course Crocheting (Beg.& Adv.) Macrame (Beg.) Applying Meditative Tech. To Your Daily Life Fail & Holiday Ceramics Run for Fun Club Volleyball(Co-ed) Splint Bottom Seats & Chair Caning Mking Metric Meaningful (Activity oriented} Ham Radio Operation Recreation Basketball Math in Sports & Games Using Art for Meditative Exploration Weight Lifting (male oriented) After School Sports (Grades i - 4) Magic with Burlap Recreational Basketball First Day Weeks Hours Instructor Fee Class 9/25/78 M 8 7:00-9:00 Heinz $15 9125/78 M 8 7:00-9:00 Russell $16 9/25/78 M 6 7:00-9:00 Koppel $ 5 9/25/78 M 8 6:30-9:00 Lawrence $22 9/25/78 M&W 8 7:00-8:00 Staff N/C 9/25/78 M&Th.lO 7:00-8:30 Banas $ 2 9/26/78 T 6 6:30-9:00 Ware $20 10/3178 T 7 7:00-9:00 White $ 7 9127178 W i0 9/27/78 W 8 9127/78 W 8 9128178 Th 6 9/28178 Th I0 7:00-9:00 Ridgeway 7:00-9:00 Stanton 7:00-9:00 White 6:30-8:30 Koppel 7:00-8:15 Stanton N/C $2 $5 $12 $8 9/28/78 Th 6 3:45-5:00 Stanton $ 4 9128/78 Th 6 7:00-9:00 Adams $15 9/30178 Sat. 8 ii:00-12:30 Stanton $ 2 HARPERS FERRY JUNIOR HIGH Typing (Beg.) 9/26/78 M&W 12 6:00-9:00 See $25 JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Sewing 9/2678 T&Th 9 4:00-9:00 Ruby $15 Bookkeeping (Beg.) 9127/78 T&Th 12 6:30-9:30 Martin $25 JEFFERSON ADULT CENTER (Corner of S. Charles Street & Congress St. behind Wright Denny Intermediate School} Adult Basic Education: High School Equivalency High School Equivalency 9/25/78 9/26/78 M&W 18 6:00-9:00 Painter N/C T&Th 18 12:00-3:00 Painter N/C !