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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1988 25 of Other Years AGO-One Sherman, a veteran of 21 field of education, is County's Teacher of is the speaker refferson Way campaign. Region. announces that have reached their the summer season. Star X and Star X at the na- in Miami, Fla. School Class a 35th reunion at the Inn. Donna L. Hoffman Ferry, and Melvin Linthieum, Md.; Celeste Lanham, Md., and Nickell, Jr., Fairfax, Children's School, 1979, begins its ninth : Dr. John Augustine 83, dies in the D.C., Center; 87, dies at Va. ; Martin 72, dies in the City Newton Ver- 62, dies in Frederick, Hospital: Earl Mason at his home in Md. ; Richard Thomas 61, dies in Jeffersonian Home; Moody Winfred at the home of a son in Mrs. Essie Amelia dies in Jefferson Mere- Mrs. E. Elaine "Punk" in Jefferson Wilbur C. in North Arundel Burnie, Md.: r, 85, dies in Jefferson Clarence F. Hill, Grove Hospital, Md. market hog at Fair and owned by Jet- Bank, Shepherdstown, 211.25. Band performs halRime of of Jefferson High lrd winner in National Marine The competi- excellence in student marine and aquatic College Ram per- L to the College Hall Cougars post an easy r Loudoun County. AGO-10 all-modern Bank and Trust in the (team) Division Competition earns Charles Town, and of Ranson, a first place they vie for the state Mill. Leslie Elizabeth , N.C., and Staff Clark Waller, Jr., Tina Miller and Ray- both of Shenan- z; Helen Mary Matysnk, and Daniel Edward FERRY PARK ELECTION Ferry National Harpers Ferry, in- to its annual special Election Day 1860. 15, the will once again turmoil that faced the in October of 1 Raid. Tensions Political debates will be representing the Candidates will cam- poUs will ..will be able to for the candidate of day's activities will k (]rand Militia Muster, Rally, and a on the issues of the :the Service Visitor Center Ext. 6329. There will fee charged for this Myers, Charles Town. DEATHS: Mrs. Evelyn Beatrice Phillips, 81, dies in Jeffersonian Manor Nursing Home; Arthur N. "Cotton" Anderson, 57, dies in Jefferson Memorial Hospital: William Temple Allen, 61, dies at his home in Rippon; Mrs. Anna Deletta Hutson, 65, dies at her home in Harpers Ferry; Harry H. Carper, Sr., 75, dies in Martinsburg's City Hospital; Mrs. Minnie Posey Davis, 78, dies at her home in Ranson; James Henry Doleman, 80, dies at his home in White Post, Va. ; Mrs. Mazie Virginia Lickey, 74, dies in Mar- . tinsburg's King's Daughters Hospital; Mrs. John (Dorothy) Virginia Ruther- ford, 61, dies in Winchester Memorial Hospital; Ernest William Hendricks, 90, dies in Rome, Italy, while on vaca- tion; Robert B. Snyder, Jr., 81, dies in Lancaster, Pa., General Hospital. WVU researchers hope to devise an inexpensive solar collector for homeowners to heat dwellings and water. Bee Line Chapter, NSDAR, is honored to have State Regent Mrs. Homer Martin as speaker at the September meeting at the homes of Mrs. Joseph Groves, chapter regent. The Jefferson High School girls' var- sity cage team chalks up a close, hard- fought 49-45 victory over the Loudoun Valley Vikings Jefferson High's Cougar football team is throttled by John ,Marshall, the final score being 33-6. Pamela B. Hoffman and Michael E. Mays, both of Charles Town High, are named semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Clarence William "Bill" Peer, 48, widely known promoter of country music and manager of his own organization, dies in Charles Town General Hospital. MARRIED: Cynthia Kowalski and Guy L Sisto, both of Berwyn, Ill. ; Katherine Renee Park, Brownsville, Md., and Richard Michael Ebersole, of Charles Town. DEATHS: Mrs. Emma Viola Strider dies in Martinsburg's King's Daughters Hospital; Mrs. Leonora M. Moler. 30-YEARS AGO-30 "Westbury Fashions" manufac- turers, of Hagerstown, Md., purchases the building and assets of the Ranson Manufacturing Company from Samuel Stein for $45,000. Bonnie Lynn Derr, the 1958 May Queen at Shepherdstown High School, is named a princess for the Mountain State Forest Festival in Elkins. DEATHS: Mrs. Anna Margaret Rouss, 84, dies in Andrew Rown Memorial Nursing Home, White Sulphur Springs: Eugene Franklin Kilham, 65, dies at his home in Harpers Ferry; Miss Florence Lee Hesser, 77, dies in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Washington, D.C.; Walter Glenn Moler, 75, dies at his home in Charles Town; Charles Edmond Gayhart, 35, dies in Charles Town; Mrs. Margaret Ann Winston, 65, dies in Martinsburg's King's Daughters Hospital. 40-YEARS AGO--40 MARRIED: Hilda Russell, of Bolivar. and Leon Marriman, Brunswick, Md. : Leone Casson, Foun- tain Hill, Ark., and George Benjamin, Bolivar; Anne W. Trapnell and James A. Hart, III; Genevieve A. Cosma, Manchester, N.H., and Cpl. Lewis O. Moreland, Charles Town. DEATHS: Maurice O'Brien dies in Millville; Wright Denny dies in Charles Town General Hospital; ,Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Waidner dies at the home of a daughter in Washington, D.C. 60-YEARS AGO-- The sale of cattle and hogs held on the Eugene Baker farm north of Leetown by H.O. Bradley is a success, the proceeds yielding a total of $3,O48.8O. MARRIED: Elizabeth Houser, Bakerton, and E. Lee Cross, Tun- nelton, W.Va. DEATHS: Warner T. Whiling dies in Hagerstown, Md.; George Kearns dies at the home of a daughter in Mid- dleway; Miss Martha V. Coyle dies in Charles Town General Hospitat Jl0-YEARS AGO-80 Real estate transfersRobert N. Hardesty to Miller B. Bane, 20 acres near Summit Point for $4,025; Amelia Rau, agent for Anna Falks, to Katherine and Ann Riddle on Gilbert Street, Bolivar, for $425. MARRIED: Riddle Rodeffer, Jef- ferson County, and L. Leon Metro, North Tonawanda, N.Y. DEATH: Miss Anne V. Foley dies at her home in Zoar. John F. Ware buys the Henry Casfleman farm of 149 acres south of Myerstown. PUBLIC SALE " SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1,1988 at 10:00 A.M. W. Vo. ( I bkk sovth of Post Olflce ). table & 6 chairs: 2 oak dressers: oak chest of chairs: 3-pc. living rm. suite; G.E. range (self- ): Hot Point refrigerator; 5-pc. solid maple dinette rockers; recliner; Regina electric broom; Holly. couch; coffee table; end tables; Sunbeam sweeper; ; metal bed; table & bed linens; pole lamp: rnogazine rack; rocker: china & glassware; radio; barometer; floor fans; scatter rugs; Xmas mower; step-ladder; lawn tools: glider; lawn utility cabinets; pitcher pump; kitchen wares & some small tools & other articles too numerous Ernest Houser, Jr. P(ml E. Miller, Jr., W. Va. Lk. 183-88 Oensil Nibert, W. Va. Lic. 66@418 t r,-ur r Luncheon rights reserved Jefferson Security Opens Charles Town Branch Jefferson Security Bank, of Shepherdstown, opened its Charles Town Branch here last Friday, the new facility located on East Washington Street at Jefferson Avenue. At the event were, from left, Bill Chesley of the Charles Town Merchants Association; Gaff Moxley, Julia Mitehum and Elizabeth Brown, bank employees; D.C. Master, mayor of Charles Town; Gregory Lance, county commissioner; Wayne Goodrich, bank branch manager; Bob Mason, president of the Chamber of Commerce and bank director; Ned Morrow and Max Derr, bank directors; Billy Cogle, whose beef at the county fair was bought by the bank; Sandy Wiley, whose ham from the FFA Ham, Bacon and Egg sale was bought by the bank; D. Frank Hill III, bank director; Mlchelle Ours, Miss Jefferson County; W. E. "Bill" Knode Jr., president of the board of directors of the bank; John Lowe, Henry Morrow and Allmrt Kava, bank directors; George Vickers, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce; Den- ver Hipp, C.E.O. of the bank; and Bert Cherry, of P.W. Campbell Con- tractors, who built the facility. Evergreen 4-H Plans For Year The election of officers for the com- ing 4-H year was the main item of business for members of the Kearneysville Evergreen 4-H Club, as they met in the social hall of the Grace United Church of Christ. Nicole DeGrave served as acting president. New officers are -- Jimmy Russell, president; Nicole DeGrave, vice-president; Amy McDonald, secretary; Melissa Sakeman, treasurer: James Welsh, reporter; Cheryl Miller, game leader; and Dan- ny DeGrave, song leader. Evergreen is proud of two members, Melissa Sakeman, who received a gold ribbon for her visual, "Cycles of Food Safety," and Amy McDonald, who received a blue ribbon on her visual on her sheep project at Jackson's Mill. The club is planning a family ban- quet for October 10 at 5 p.m. in the social hall of the church. At this time club members will receive year pins, attendance certificates, awards and surprises Parents will also be honored. The club expressed regret on the departure of their assistant leader, Kathy Griffin, but welcomes Rebecca McDonald, who has been a project leader for the past five years. Leader PaSt Welsh is starting her tenth year. Shawley's Grand Opening This was the scene last/Friday morning as Shawley's True Value Hardware officially opened its new facility on Route 9 just outside of Ranson. Shown at the ribbon- cutting ceremony, from left, are Bill Chesley, of the Charles Town Merchants Association; George Vickers, Chamber of Commerce executive; Bob Mason, Cham- ber of Commerce president; Bob Shawley, owner; Garland Moore, president of the County Commission; Michelle Ours, Miss Jefferson County; John Overingt, legislative delegate; Sally Shawley, owner; Fred Shawley, Jr., owner; Kay Dunn and Deborah Gardener; Bill Shawley, owner; Vanessa Duttlnger, Kathy Smith, Linda Harshman, Mike Roach and Hank Jovanelly, the latter representing the Old National Bank of Jefferson County. "TUSCA WILLA HII _! _c; Nancy Roth -- Dial 725.5448 Vacation time is over and I have heard of some really interesting vacations. Bill and Jackie Molar, Chestnut Court, along with their three children, had a very nice trip. They camped from June 21 to July I at Pirate Land Camp Ground at Myrtle Beach, S.C. They traveled in a 24-foot trailer (ac, cording to Bill with tongue in cheek they really roughed it)..The trailer is equipped with all the comforts of home, T.V., microwave, air condi- tioner, etc. Their campsite was 100 feet from the Atlantic Ocean. Along for the trip was Jackie's dad, Percy Pearson. HIS main interest, ac- cording to Bill, was sitting on the beach and 'girl watching'. Also vacationing at the same time and place were Bill's brother, Paul, and wife, Barbara, and their four children. Bill said they spent most of their time relaxing, visiting the many seafood restaurants, places of interest, and taking the children to amusement parks. The children loved the Water Country amusement park. This is apparently a very family- oriented area and enjoyed by all the Molars. Richard and Mary Ann McClnre, Shenandoah Drive, spent their vaca- tion fishing in Quebec, Canada, at a place called Beltare. They stayed at moose hunter's cabins. Tbe only access to these cabins. was by boat. It was necessary to take all the supplies they would need for the duration of their stay because they didn't have the luxury of running to the Handi-Stop for something they might run out of. They fished for Walleyes and Pikes and I understand they ate all they caught. Matthew Moler went along on this trip with the McClures. Quite an ex- perience for a young man. My neighbor, May Collins, wet north and south. She took a bus trip to New England for a few days and a plane trip to visit friends in Florida for several days. Steve and Bridget Rash spent a week at Myrtle Beach, S.C. Linda Work, another neighbor, spent most of the summer with her mother in Fairmont. I think she took some courses at WVU at that time. Mary Adams, another neighbor, had a busy summer visiting relatives and taking trips for Eastern Star. Barb and A1 Hooper spent a lot of t'ne in their beloved Maine home this summer. Don't know that it was exact- ly a vacation, They spent most of the time moving and getting settled in their new home in Maine From the pictures Barb brought back, their new home looks deeeevine. RAILROAD CROSSING -- While the Department of Highways was making Route 51 beautiful, I came across two men standing at the RR crossing, pointing and discussing - PUBLIC SALE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1988 Beginning at 10:00 A.M. LOCATION" 536 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, W.Va. Having discontinued houseklmp/n@, I will sell -- S-pc. dining rm. suite; 2 - 3-pc. bedrm, suites; ladies writing desk; jelly cupboard; oak bookcase; oak chairs; 2 oak dressers; sideboard; wing chairs; General Electric refrigerator; Westing- house range; sofas; rockers; recliner; daybed; Sylvania B/W TV; Zenith B/W TV; occasional chairs; 3 trunks; floor lamps; end tables; stands; window fans; metal wardrobe; metal cabinets; 2 cane bottom chairs; 2 hall trees; Singer sewing machine; ser- ver; 2 wooden tables; Maytag wringer washer; baskets; pictures; linens; rugs; luggage; small appliances; Xmas Decorations: lawn furniture; quantity of glassware; pot s, pans & other articles too numerous to list. Ruth R. Shaffer Auctieneers: Paul E. Mille.r, Jr., W.Vo. Uc. !1-88 Dentil Nibert, W.Vo, Lie. 66@418 Clerks: r-vrr Furr Terms of Sale: Cash or checks with proper ID. 91IS/2.T Luncheon rights reserved whatever. I stopped, ready to fight, would,look into the matter. and asked them if they were with the In less than a week the N&W has Norfolk and Western Railroad. They finally improved the crossing. Now I were not, they were with the Depart- hope they will get around to cleaning ment of Highways. I asked them if up their mess. they could do anything about the terri- "The squeaky wheel gets the most ble crossing and the mess the RR pea- grease!" de had left. They assured me they ... REGULAR SALE Every Thursday 1:00 P.M. Ho'rse & Tack Sale First Saturday Each Month Tack at 10:00 A.M. Horses at I:00 P.M. FAT CATTLE SALE First Monday each month 1:30 P.M. Third Thursday each month 2:00 P.M. Good Demand tar All Kinds of Livestock. FRONT ROYAL LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE Front Royal, Virginia ca. 703-635-5511 or James Ryan, 703-477-3292 I PEDDLER'S 312 N. Mildred St. COMPLETE DISPERSAL SHENSTONE FARM EQUIPMENT AUCTION LEESBURG, VA. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1988 * SELLING * Tractors: J.D. 4030 2940, 1S20: Int. 806D, Int. 460 w/loader, Int. 424; H & C Farmali; Allis Chalmers 912; Kubota L24SD; Case Backhoe 589B w/bucket; Trucks: '87 Ford F250 460 4-WD: 78 Dodge Ram D-50; '78 Ford F250 automatic, 4-WD; '71 Int. Load- star 12' dump body. 78 Hartman 2 Horse Bumper Trailer; Four Star 20' X 7%' Aluminum Trailer; Hesston 1010 Hydro Swing; N.H. 903 self propelled Speedrower; J.D. Square Baler 346T w/ejector; Vemeer Rnd. Baler 60SF; 2 N.H. Hay Rakes No. 258 & 56; 5 Hay Wagons; 2 J.D. Forage Wagons; Woods Mower D-315 Batwing; 2 Rotary Cutters; 2 Woods Mowers; Elevator; 3 Manure, Spreaders; J.D. Corn Planter 1440; Int. Grain Drill No. 7-13; Miller Disc 12'; Brillion Cuhipacker 8'; 2 Chain Harrows; I.H. Plow 3 Bottom 16'; Danuser Posthole Digger 10"; Shaver Post Driver; Danuser Logsplitter; Hi Pressure Washer; S Chain Saws; 5 Weedeaters; Apollo Semen Tank; Animal Clippers andmuch, much more ! ! FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: (00LEMAN Sales, Inc. Route 4, Box 14 804/286-2743 Scottsville, VA ,e i