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September 21, 1978     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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September 21, 1978

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STUDENTS AT EXCEPTIONAL CENTER ENTERTAINED gne Exceptional Students who attend classes at the Center here in Charles were pleasantly entertained by some members of the Jefferson County Cross Monday evening, Aug. 21, with a bit of music presented for at Jefferson Memorial Park in Charles Town. The musical program captivated the students, was professionally presented by Debbie Funkhouser and Greg Breeden as shown in the above picture. the above picture some of the students are shown participating in the by joining in group singing. Following the program refreshments provided for the students by the Junior Red Cross Committee, according Mrs. Harry Strouse, who has been most active with the Junior Red Cross ram in the county for some years. ey Countians Outstanding ,Va. Farm Family WV- The lname d as first and second "Doc" Linton familY l runners.up ' respectively. sburg was named as The Linton family is West Virginia's "Outstanding I Virginia's "OutstandinjZ Dairy Family for 1978 at a I Producer." The Lintons were held at the Charleston [ cited for their outstanding dairy Center on Friday, Sep-I production and for their total 8, according toil'family involvement in civic, Commissioner Gus religi6us, and agricultural ac- lass. The banquet was tivities. in conjunction with the Biennial Governor's and Agriculture The Lintons were 17 families who had been honored as outstanding in various categories. The Ferrell family of and the Albert of Dunmore were "The manner'in which the Lintons conduct their everyday lives should serve as a model for each of us," Douglass said, "because they always take the time to become involved with and help their fellowman. It is certainly a credit to agriculture and to West Virginia to have the Lintons living in our stateJ' "Doc," his wife"Ruth, sons Steve, Bruce, Jim, and Richard, md three daughters-in-law own and operate a 120-cow dairy near Martinsburg. Linton serves as manager and Rut as bookkeeper. Steve takes care of rations and animal health; Bruce takes care of artificial breeding and welding; Jim is the mechanic and electrician; and Richard, who is still in high school, takes care of the feeding and cleaning chores. The three daughters-in-law assist with ail phases of the farming operation, but specifically milking, feeding, and gardening. The Ferrell family is West Virginia's "Outstanding Beekeeper." Sheldon works full time off the farm; but with the assistance of wife JudP' adltl children Kelly, Candy, and Jeff, he has put together an enviable record in beekeeping and honey production. Sheldon has twice served as president of the Vest Virginia Beekeepers Association, and along with all, other family members, is active in several agricultural, civic, and religious organizations: The Ferrells have rebounded well from a 1967 fire that destroyed nearly all of their equipment and 49 colonies of bees. This year they have 200 colonies that produced 150 pounds of fioney each. (The State average is 19 pounds The Wilfongs are Virginia's "Outstanding Commercial Beef Producer." Their highly diversified farmin operation in Pochontas includes 200 beef yearling cattle, 300 brood sows, in addition' to this year's crop of calves, lambs and pigs. The Wilfong peration is a partnership betweer-Albert and his sons Charles. Albert and his wife Ruth also have two daughters, Shirley and Patricia. Shirley is 4-H and Home Demonstration Agent in Pocahontas County. Patricia is in the third grade. The Wilfong family is ex- tremely active in agricultural and community organizations. Charleswas recently elected as president of the West Virginia FFA Association, and both he and Albert have been named as West Virginia FFA Star Far- mers -- Albert in 1947 and Charles in 1977. Albert was a State FFA officer in 1945-46. HOSPITAL NOTES ( Deferred From Last Week) MEDICAL AND SURGICAL Ben Snowden, Charles Town; Kenneth Schuler, Ranson; Elaine Dewitt, Harpers Ferry; Cindy Chancy, Harpers Ferry; Martha Gifft Harpers Ferry; Anna Carroll, Charles Town; Michael Benjamin, Kear- neysville; Carl Goff, Kear- neysville; Charlene Lease, Bunker Hill; Howard Mills, Brunswick, Md.; Clara Boyer, Ranson; James Nicholson, Kearneysville; Tammy Hoff- master, Shepherdstown; Henry Ford, Ranson; Pearl Kidwell, Ranson; Mabel Moore, Harpers Ferry; Randolph Butler, Knoxville, Md. Joan Fowler, Charles Town; Mildred Marshall, Ranson; Lena Leake, Charles Town; Shannon Franks, Kearneysville; Terri Mahoney, Charles Town; Myrtle Miller, Charles Town; Harvey Brigg, Ranson; Mary Bielamowicz, Charles Town; Charles Vanhaelen, Harpers Ferry; Alex Hough, Charles Town; Elizabeth Donivan, Map Shows New Location Of Supertane Offices, Showroom, Warehouse Third Avenue, Ranson, W. Va. Across From Old Hospital RANSON e e \\; \\; J , CHARLES TOWN The map shown above shows in detail the new location of SUPERTANE SALES, INC. ON Third A, venue in Ranson, just across the street from the old Charles Town General Hospital in the huge three-story structure which was formerly St. Hilda's Hall, and later the Funkhouser Building. The first floor of the building has once again been converted into offices and a large display area for appliances. Just a few feet from this building is another large building as shown on the map which is being utilized as a warehouse and repair shop. Ranson; Dorothy Kelly, Charles Town; George Caprio, Kear- neysville; Jeffrey Spickler,[ Media, Pa.; Lillie LonSerbeam, Harpers Ferry; Kndra Coates, Rippon; Sally Nick, Harpers Ferry; Barbara Silveous, Charles Town; Vanessa Dozier, ! Kearneysville; Julia Karickhoff, Shepherdstown; Robert Pum- phrey, Harpers Ferry; Copher Van Horn, Wharton, W.Va.; William Howard, Harpers Ferry; Robert Sigmon, New JerseyBetty Kuser, Kear- neysvfllei Sandra Pindell, Ranson; Harding Staubs Harpers Ferry; Michelle Gwinn [ Frederick, Md.; Muriel Miller, Harpers Ferry; June Harrison, I Ranson; Stanley Bailey, Charles Town. Margaret Wright, Harpers Ferry; Ihsan Demiric, Falls Church, Va.; Martha Johnson, Harpers Ferry; Eva Viands, Kearneysville; Elva Knott, Halltown; William Ambrose, Knoxville, Md.; Michael Houser, Charles Town; Janet Hill, Kearneysville; Rachel Pierson, Charles Town; David Miller, Ranson; Donna Ring, Kear- neysville; Anice Fowler, Ranson; William Trail, Shepherdstown; Larry Long, Ranson; Carolyn Vanpelt, Charles Town; Leo Sadler, Charles Town: Morgan Green, Charles Town; Sarah Engle, Kearneysviile; Jeanette Rose, Ranson; Roy Swartz, Kear- neysville; Wendy Harder, Shepherdstown; Harry Gallion, Ranson; Mary Gray, Harpers Ferry; Billy Hodgden, Harpers Ferry; Laura Lonas, Harpers Ferry; Gretchen Paget, Charles Town; John Cibulka, Richmond, Va.; Jimmie Bonar, Harpers Ferry; Tony Gamble, Harpers Ferry. NEWBORNS Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Fair- cloth, Kearneysville, W.Va., Sept. 4, Baby Boy. Mr. and Mrs. David Longerbeam, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., Sept. 7, Baby Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Ingalls, Ranson, W.Va., Sept. 8 Baby Girl. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stot- tlemyer, Ranson, W.Va., Sept. 8, Baby Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Owens, Kearneysville, W.Va.,.Sept. 9, Baby Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Randy Bagent, Shenandoah Jct., W.Va., Sept. 9, Baby Girl. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kelly, arles Town, W.Va., Sept. 9, Baby Girl. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Draper, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Sept. 10, Baby Boy. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Silveous, Charles, Town, W.Va., Sept. 10, Baby Boy. Ranson Police Force Reduced; Will Hire Two .The Ranson Town Council, meeting in semi-monthly session Tuesday, September 5, accepted the resignatioqs of two members of the police department, Kenny Carr and Warren Taylor. The council was told the two, both CETA employees, had accepted private employment with Fairchild Aircraft Division in Hagerstown, Md. Council moved to set in motion the machinery to .hire two ad- ditional officers, under CETA, to bring the law enforcement staff to its full strength of a chief of police and five officers. In what was a tranquil meeting, council was informed that a tranquilizer gun and other necessary equipment had been ordered for use by the newly- appointed dog warden, James Johnson. At the same time, acting upon a request from Councilman Marvin Dodson, council agreed to stricter enforcement of the town's dog ordinance. A dog in Ranson must either be on a leash or in an enclosed area. Warden Johnson reported to council he had already picked up 19 dogs since taking over his duties. Rejected was a bid by John Kusner to sur,ey a section of Forest avenue for $400, $150 more than he had said he could do the job for at a previous meeting. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21,1978 Two bids were accepted: $2,500 for the town's 1972-model garbage truck from Perfection Garment Company of Mar- tinsburg; and $650 from Henry's Tree Service of Summit Point to remove an elm tree at the corner of Third avenue and North Mildred street. Shenandoah 4-Hers Hold first Meeting Every year in September, 4-H Clubs all over the nation and world are starting their new SS for MEN and WOMEN 15 year. The Shenandoah 4-H Club of Harpers Ferry and Bolivar held it's first meeting of the new ear on September II at 7:30 p.m. The main business was the election of officers. The new officers are as follows: Jean Reed, president, Jenny Miller, Vice President, Tammy Gray, Secretary, Laurie Meadows, Treasurer, Tim. Mumaw, Recorder, Will Miller and Connie Reed, Game Leaders, Denise Ferraiuolo and Lisa Reed, Song Leaders. Our first Activity will be a hay ride on September 23. J i Get your new wardrobe ot the ground, wth shoes you can really live ( in. Bass l O0's ore com- fortle. And put together to last. Bass lO0's. Just what you ....... need to get up in e world. Wilklns* 7 SOUTH LOUDOUN ST. MALL ' DOWNTOWN WINCHESTER Farmer's ADVOCATE i , , In this time of inflation YOU CAN STILL PURCHASE A SCHOOL SUBSCRIPTION Which Runs From September 1978 Until June 1979 For Just $5.00 For Any Stude.nt.Attending Any .School Outside West x../,rg=n=a And sS.15 for Any In-State Student For Just About 14 Cents Per Week You can get complete coverage of area, sch )ol, and sports news. Yes With the Spirit of Jefferson You always get so much for so little Fill out this coupon today, enclose check or money order to make sure they have their home town news everyday. L II I I I i i ll II: I il. il "l+l 1 I 1 Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate li il N.George Street, Charles Town,W.Va. I Enclosed i= my check or money order. 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