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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THUIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28,197: W'ATCH FOR O OCT. R 12.13.14 m eniim ii aim | ,in ii i Bullskin 4-H'ers Win First By working together for more than six months in family projects which promoted wise use of energy, trJe Bullskin Happy Workers 4-H Club was presented, a check for $100 for capturing first place in the Energy Conservation Contest spon- sored by the West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Service. Prize money was donated by the Charles Town Turf Club. Club members, pictured above, are: (kneeling)---Ian Skinner, helper; first row (left to right)---Jeff Burns, Matt Murray, Tyree Kable, Amy Mayberry, Marie Cain, Jason Mickey, Margaret Mickey. Standing (left to right)---Mike Chapman, Derek Ferrett, Kim Murray, DeDe Myers, Leslie Skinner, Patty Mead, Barbara Zigler and Lyn Nuse. An exhibit of the project will be displayed at Shenandoah Federal Savings and Loan in the Hilldale Shop- ping Center, October 1 through 7, National 4-H Week. KABLETOWN Mrs. Mariauna Smallwood Dial 725-5707 _ ' .. -- .... Mrs. Clifton Haines has been with her mother, Mrs. Virginia Frick Engles, who has been confined to her bed due to a fall. Mrs. Frick is nearly 91 years of age. Mrs. Virginia Lee Burdick and her father Mr. Howard Bush were supper guests Monday evening with the latter's daughter, Sue Ellen.McDonald and family. The following evening they visited Bob Bush' and family. Virginia Lee returned to her home in Elkins Wednesday. Dinner guests Sunday Sep- tember 17th at the home of Miss Laura White were Mrs. June Bohrer, Ranson, her father, Mr. Ernest Slusher, Leetown, her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Bohrer and son, Jimmy, of Big Pool, Md. Mrs. Thomas Penwell was admitted to the Jefferson Memorial Hospital on Tuesday for observation and check up. Mrs. Lee Saville of Mar- tinsburg and her daughter, Libby and son Peter of near Shepherdstown visited the farmer's mother Mrs. George Wines Wednesday evening, Libby and her family recently moved from Baltimore to their new home near Sbepherdstown. Mr. and Mrs. Randall Ballenger and their daughterS, Wendy and Christie, of Up- perville, Va. were visitors Saturday evening at the home of his sister, Mrs. Elmer Pipes and family. On Thursday Charles Turner Hough df Ann Field Farm near Boyce, Ya. was a visitor with "Mrs. George Wines. World Wide Communion will be administered at the local church during worship service at 11 o'clock Sunday Oct. 1. There will also be visitation to shut-in members. A Renewal Mission or Revival will be held beginning Sunday October 9th at 7:30 p.m. con- tinuing through Monday and Tuesday Oct. 9 and 10 in the Oakland U.M. Church and is sponsored by Central Charge. Each evening there will be special singing and a sermonette for children. Mrs. Arthur Bush, Charles Town, was a dinner guest after attending worship service on Sunday with Mr. Howard,Bush. They were joined by Sue Ellen McDonald and family and Bob Bush and hmily. Mrs. Clarence Smallwood accompanied her brother-in- law, Homer Kees, Gerrardstwon on Sunday to Westminster, Md. where they visited the latter's daughter, Mrs. Thomas Wolford and family. CHARLES TOWN Mrs. H. H. Hunter Dial 725-5239 ETHEL MOORE ROUTSON Word has been received by Mrs. Shirley Nichols, Charles Town, that. Mrs. Ethel Moore Rouston, wife of the late Dorsey Routson, died on Wednesday September 13 near Worcbester Mass. Mrs. Routson was born in Loudoun County, Va. Mrs. Routson's only im- mediate survivor is a sister Mrs. Maude Moore Burrill Wilbraham, Mass.,also several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held September 15 at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Md. Further information i in- complete, however, it was thought that many Harpers Ferry folks who knew and remembered Mrs. Routson would be interested in knowing of her passing. She was over 90 years of age. DOUBLE TREAT NO TRICK All the ladies at the Knott Rest Home were surprised with a double treat last week- no trick about it! Mr. and Mrs. Robert FriLLs, Allstadts Hill, visited the home, spent some time with each lady and gave each the choice of a nice big apple or a luscious peach. The .fruit was donated through the courtesy of a local orchardist. All the ladies expressed appreciation to Dorothy for her visit and for the treat she brought to them. Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Sisson, Rockville, Md., spent last weekend at the home of Mrs. H.H. Hunter. While here they entertained Mrs. Hunter at the Village House for dinner on Sunday night. Mrs. Willis A. Shuman, South George Street, was admitted to Jefferson Memorial Hospital on Monday, September 25 where she will undergo orthopedic surgery. ANTIQUE GUN AUCTION Sunday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. Holiday Inn, Martinsburg,WeVa. 1--81 &Rt9 Total of 120 antique rifles, pistols, swords, military decorator items from Joe Lippa Collection & other valued consignors. Terms CASH VISA, MASTERcHARGIE sept 25.2T Consignments Accepted I [ I I ililllllll I Mrs. Edna S. Phillips, Shannondale, has returned from a visit with her daughter for the past two weeks in Salem, New Hampshire. Miss Toni Phillips is Elementary School Librarian in Swampscott, Mass. Mrs. John Lyter, Blakeley Place, was the featured speaker for the Shepherdstown Woman's Club on Friday, September 22nd. Her subject was Crime Prevention. Mrs. Lyter, a membeI* of the Charles Town Woman's Club, chose her sub- ject as a phase of the work by the General Federation, the State and all local clubs. Mr. and Mrs'. Robert FriLLs were entertained last Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Payne, North Mildred Street. The dinner party was given in honor of their son Joe Jr. who graduated from Charles Town High School this year and will leave soon for basra training in the U.S. Marine Corps. Other dinner guests included some of Joe Jr.'s classmates and friends of the family. Mrs. Glenda M. Breichner and Mrs. Jean M. O'Bannon, beth employed in the Medical Records Department of the Jefferson Memorial Hospital, represented the hospital at a training session September 18 - 19th in Baltimore, Md. The training institute was held by the Commission of Professional Activity Studies. The objective of the institute is to compare efficiency operations with other hospitals. The Commission is an International organization. U.S AND SOUTH AMERICA TOUR Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Salsano, Country Club Road, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marcus, East Washington Street, have returned from a ten-day vacation trip. They visited the island of Aruba, South America for six days, then flew to New Orleans, La. where they at- tended the Ali-Spinks Heavyweight Championship fight. They stayed at the Royal Sonata Hotel which is located in the French Quarter of the city. The foursome reported good vacation weather while on Aruba with excellent food, also that they especially enjoyed the luscious tropical fruits on the island. They returned home by. air travel on September 18th. VISITORS FROM ENGLAND Marie and Bryan Edwards of Tiverton, England, were recent guests at the home of Thelma and Irvin Adkins, Forest Avenue, Charles Town. Prior to leaving for their trip to the States, the Edwards celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. The Edwards arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. last week to visit Marie's sister and brcther- in-law Jean and Tony Anthony. Before arriving in Charles Town the Edwards and Anthonys visited Richmond, William- sburg, Newport News, Yorktown and other points of interest in Virginia. While here the three couples visited the Adkins' daughter and son-in-law, Bar- hara and Anthony Williams, Leesburg, Va., and they all enjoyed a wonderful evening at the Hayloft theatre in Manassas, Va. The buffet dinner was fantastic, they said, and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" was superbly performed. On Saturday night it was off to the races and all enjoyed dinner at the Charles Town Turf Club. Jean and Tony and Marie and Bryan left Sunday to return to Philadelphia. They will all leave for a trip to Canada this week. The last of the month the Edwards will return to Tiverton and will be welcomed home by their two sons, David and An- !drew. They will take home with them many beautiful pictures of the wonderful scenic views of our area, Mrs. Adkins sm.'d. Mrs. Adkins also said she will send a copy of this item to the Edwards as a souvenir of their ip to thi ] U.S., so the Spirit of Jefferson - I Advocate will be taling a trip to [England. P.S. This reporter would like to personally deliver the paper then go to London and investigate the "vast unclaimed estates" of the Gifford family as recorded in. the Gifford Genealogy. I was a Gifford before a Hunter. CRUISE AND TOUR Mr. and Mrs. John Lyter, II Blakeley Place, accompanii by Mr. Lyter's sister, Mrs. Jacob Trimmer, 12, and Mr. Sam Kitner, both of Carlisle, Pa., have returned from an extended tour of the southern states with, primarily, headquarters at the Ramada Inn which is located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The party took a cruise on the Mississippi River on the Delta Queen to Natchez, Vicksburg and Jackson, Miss., then to Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville, Tenn. and on to Lexington, Ky. where they at- tended the three-day Horse Championship at the famous Horse Race Park where the Man-of-War statute stands. Tilts event is a show of equestrian skill and pageantry with horses from all over the world in the show. Prince Phillip of England who is an officer in the organization was present for this spectacular exhibition of hor- semanship, Mrs. Lyter said. The last two days of the trip were spent at the Greenbrier Hotel, White Sulphur Springs, West Va., before returning home. RIPPON Mrs. Austin Nieodemus Dial 725-9098 '- -- ."' - == -_A_ = _ _ RIPPON GO GETTERS 4-11 MEETING The Reporter, Michael Boyd announced the Rippon Go Getters 4-H meeting will be held at the home of Betsy Roderick on October 4 at 7:30. All members are asked to be present. Our deepest sympathy goes out'to ,Mrs. Junita Jones Allen! and family by the death of her husband, William Temple (Mike) Allen, 61, whose death occurred at his home last Monday night. He had been in ill health for some time. Grave side service was held on Thursday afternoon by the Rev. Temple Wheeler at Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville, Va. Mr. and Mrs. William Nerren and daughter, Pat of Perrine, Florida spent from Tuesday till Sunday at the home of her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Poston. Mrs. Linda Poston entertained at her home on Sunday in honor of her husband Sonny Poston birthday. In addition to a bountiful dinner there was birthday cake with blue and yellow trimmings to top off the occasion. Those who helped Sonny celebrate the occasion were: Mr. and Mrs. W.O. James and daughter, Lori of Pinegrove, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Will Nerren and daughter, Pat and son, Danny of PerrineFlorida, Mr. and Mrs. Ray E. Fields and daughter, Rania and Ray Ill, Mrs. Ora Fields of Purcellville Va.tMr. and Mrs. Michael Pullen of Hamilton, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Lee Roy Powell and daughter, Pam, of Fairfax, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Lee Rodgers and sons Anthony and Michael of Round Hill, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Colbert and daughter, Willa of Bhiemnnt, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James and son, Harley of Purcellville, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Burch from DERN MASONRY 30 Years Of QUALITY WORK BRICK- BLOCK- STONE Also Modular Home Foundations BUILT TO FIT "PHONE: 1-267-4755 FREE ESTIMATES Sept. 21-4t- Rippon. Mr. and Mrs. David Housden and sons of Shenandoah Junc- tion, Mrs. Louise Somers and daughter, Shelly, were Saturday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Breeden and family. Mr. and Mrs. William Bowles of Ranson were Sunday guests of their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Elwond Breeden. Miss Ginger Penwell celebrated her birthday on Wednesday September 20, Mr. and Mrs. Baker Penwell were hosts to a birthday dinner in honor of their daughter, Ginger. In addition to a turkey dinner there was Pink and White trim birthday cake and presents for Ginger. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Ceravalo spent Sunday in Hagerstown., They were guests of the latter's sister and family, Mrs. Mary Kershner and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kretzer and children, Ray and Kay of Hagerstown. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Prit- chard have returned home after spending I0 days in Seattle Washington and Portland Oregon where Mr. Pritchard was there on business trip. Mrs. Pritchard visited friends while there. Their two children, Betsy and Forrest Pritchard were house guests of their grand parents and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randolph Smith Jr., and Miss Weliford Smith. Mrs. Barbara Fritts is a patient in Jefferson Memorial Hospital having been taken there by ambulance on Wed- nesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Austin Nicodemus were Sunday af- ternoon guests of the farter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Garland I. Pope near Berryville, Va. Mrs. Peter Drapan of Fort Myers Florida was weekend guest of her sister and brotber- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randolph Smith Jr4 on Monday Mrs. Drapan motored to Blacksburg, Va., to spend some time with her niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Glen H. Hetzel and sons, Robert and Peter, then on to see her sister, Mrs. Gale Farmer in Radford, Va., to spend some time. Mr. and Mrs. R.R. ReutlingersJr., and family in Kensington, Md., had the latter's sister, Mrs. Peter Drapan to vacation with them and before she returned to the home 0f her sister, Mrs. Robert Randolph Smith she will visit at the home of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.. G.W. Rogers of Pearisburg, Va., and spent some time. Congratulations to Ginger Penwell, Deloris Coates, Margaret Housden, Marvin Adams, on observing their respective birthdays this week Miss Ann Smith of Ha.ymarket, Va., Betsy and Forrest Pritchard were weekend guests at Silver Springs home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randolph Smiths Jr. ----- --- _ -_ -_-_ ----.r---- _-_-_-_--_-_-_ HARPERS FERRY BOLIVAR Mr. Reid Geronimo Dial 535-6528  --_-_-_-_-_u '_'-'_ J__-_- - J'_% - -_-_-_-_=: -- May Ramey had a pleasant surprise recently when she answered the door to find her first grade teacher, Mrs. Elsie Sutton Grimes of Fairmont West Va, and her husband who were in the area visiting relatives and looking up old friends, and her former students. Mrs. Grimes taught in the old Harpers Ferry grade school which is now owned by the National Park Service. Mrs. Grimes was saddened to know so many had passed on whom she knew and taught. Mrs. Ramey reports that she could find very little change in Mrs. Grimes: was organized by Dr. Condon, despite, the many years "th--'at Vice President for 1977-78, and have passed. Program Chairman. Dr. giefer Mrs. Hazel Langemak "of Sun chaired a panel on West Virginia CRy, Arizona and her friend Mrs. government, and Dr. Hang Yul Dorothy Stults were at the Rhee of Shepherd College Cliffside Motor Inn last week. chaired a panel on "Changing Mrs. Langemak will be Perspectives on U.S. Policy in remembered as the daughter of Asia." Mrs. Steinburn who lived on Other panels were on the Ridge St. in Harpers Ferry for subjects of "Human Rights in many years. Mrs. Langemak the Soviet Union and Detente spent her summers here. She with the United States," chaired was looking up relatives and old by Dr. Strada; "Relationships of friends in the area. Both are the West Virginia Judiciary with retired school teachers from the Legislature and the Evanston, Ill. Department of Corrections," Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert P. chaired by Dr. Richard Smallwoed and son Gilbert Jr. Rosswrum of Marshall and friend Bobby Steward went University; "Energy and the to the Great Lakes Naval Environment," chaired by Dr. training center in Illinois for Michael Fulda of Fairmont State Granville Smallwood's College; and "Reorganization of Marshall L. Cestello, graduation when be completed the West Virginia Department of in the United States Navy his recruit traininghe has been Corrections," chaired by Mr. W. returned to active duty with home for two weeks. Then be Joseph McCoy, Department U.S. Navy after a leave at will return to the Great Lakes Commissioner. home of his parents t Mr. for nuclear energy school. The major address for the Mrs. Charles Costello, of I01 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Duncan meeting was delivered by Dr. George Street, Charles who live near Berkeley Springs, Chadwick F. Alger, Professor of which lasted from Aug. W.Va., visited her brother, Reid Political Science at Ohio State through Sept. 13. Geronimo last Friday, and had University, whose topic was Seaman Costello, whose dinner at the Village House. "Local Communities in the dress is now BE-E School Mr. Lewis Nichols, and Reid Future World Order." Dr. Alger SSC, NTC, Orlando, Geronimo attended the fashion was introduced by the 32183, entered the Navy on show and luncheon last Wed- Association President for 1977- 29, 1978, and took his nesday at the Cliffside Motor Inn 78, Dr. Clair W. Matz of Marshall training at Orlando, Fla. He sponsored by the Womens Club University. The Clau de J. Davis new in basic electronics of Harpers Ferry. It was well Award for the outstanding un- electric school in Orlando. attended and all enjoyed it very dergraduate term paper in was graduated from much. It brouglyback wonderful Political Science in 1977-78 was High School this past June memories. For my late wife presented to Ms. Winifred Bucy then enlisted in the Navy. designed and made many Underwood of Morris Harvey .togoing beautiful dresses while living in College. Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. James Elsea Po0mac Highlands from Bluemont, Va. visited his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Jdi Group To Albert Elsea on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Elsea of Bolivar, visited Mr. and Mrs. Gather October 6 Cletus Elsea in Bluemont Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tin- The Potomac Highlands sman in Pine Grove, Va. on Wildlife Federation will hold its Sunday. monthly business meeting at the We are sorry to hear Mr. G.B. Hedgesville Presbyterian Dinkle is a patient in Jefferson Church Hall October 6, 1978, at Memorial Hospital. Hope you 7:30 p.m. are feeling better, and will be A major topic of the meeting is home soon. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert to be the approval of the revised SmaUweod and sons visited his by-laws and constitution of the federation which were proposed father and mother Mr. and Mrs. at the September meeting. Waiter Smallwood in Falls Discussion wlllalseinvolvelocal Church, Va. last Wednesday. highway proposals and sub- Mrs. Mary Beth Dotton and Mrs. division patterns, and reports on Vickie Marshall from Lewiston, the hawk watches conducted in N.Y. visited Mrs. Dorian's September by the federation. grandmother Mrs. K.K.  Persons interested in any Cavalier for four days last week. further information about the Mr. and Mrs. Harry Crock federation please contact 263- visited relatives in Harrisonhurg 1723. Va. last Thursday. Visitors over the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Crock were YOU can,be sure... Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lngston from if it'S Woedbridge, Va. Also Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Landis from Cumberland, Md. ,West fnglleHUt pum.N Shepherd Prof TWIN T ENG. Donald T. Phillips Heads Political '-''"'"'",.o.,ox,, Charles Town, W.Vo. Science Group Warehouse Price. on Central Air Conditioning for Self Installation, The West Virginia Political JAN. Ih-E.O.W. Science Association held its twelfth annual meeting on September 22 and 23 in Parkersburg. New officers elected for 1978- 79are: President: Dr. George A. Condon, Academic Dean and Professor ofP01itical Science at Shepherd College; Vice- President: Dr. James Oxandale, West Virginia State College; and new members of the Executive Council: Dr. Patrieia Ryan, Fairmont State College and Dr. Allan Hammock, West Virginia University. Continuing officers include Dr. Sophia Peterson, West Virginia, as Secretary; Dr. Michael Strada, West Liberty State College, as Treasurer; and Dr. Thomas Kiefer, Shepherd College, member of the Executive Council. The program for the meeting ELECT CaB. (Charlie) CLENDENING County CommissiOner Harpers Ferry District GENERAL ELECTION NOV. 7, 1978 Sept. Zl - 4T, Pd. 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