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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 44 THUBqDAY,.... TOBER 13, 197._______.__7 "Ding-A.Ling" Show Is Set For Sunday At The Old Opera House "The Ding-A-Ling Theatre Thing" will be performed at 7:50 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Old Opera House in Charles Town. The five professional actors and actresses in residence will present a variety of en- tertainment for members and guests of the Opera House which will be followed by a reception in the workshop provided by the members of the theatre guild. Although the Ding-A-Lings perform primarily for children, this special show is designed to" display the talents they have brought to the area for six weeks. Neff St. Clair of Virginia is the musician of the group and leads them through their one-hour frolic on the state. Kerry Arquette from New Mexico and Wayne Barr from New York are superb in the Marionette; Frances Bruggers from Arkansas dances her in- terpretation of a number from "Godspell". Kay Crews of Texas performs selections from Sandburg as well as musical selections of her own com- position. They all work together on a hilarious 50's number starring Wayne as "Wayne Cool", and expect audience participation with the "Magic Penny" and "spontaneous theatre". The Ding-A-Lings have been doing special performances in Charleston this week at the W. Va. Science and Culture Center and will perform for the Berkeley County School System during the coming week. Admission for the special showing of the Ding-A-Ling Theatre Thing and the reception is free to Opera House members and $2 for all others. Seats will be on a first come, first serve basis with no reservations being taken. Doors will open at 7:15 p.m. To Participate In 7th Baking Contest Mrs. Louis N. "Myra" Bush, of Charles Town, Mrs. Harry White, of Baltimore, Md., and Mrs. Mary Gordon, of Charleston, W. Va., have received word from their sponsors that the 7th baking contest will take place in Ohio, on October 14 and 15. Mrs. Bush was chosen to represent West Virginia, and won first place in the "Top Ten Best Bakers". She also held number one position in six out of six states: West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey and North Carolina. When all baking records were searched last year, it was found CARPETS CLEANED In your home or place of business by Van Schrader dry-foam method. No fuss No muss No odor Ca/f hay for free et,|mate. Alias Rug t Upholstery Cleaners n!,! ns.4! 72S,4201 that no other person has won as many awards in baking as Mrs. Bush has won in the United States and Canada. Mrs. White holds second place in the top ten best bakers, with Mrs. Gordon holding 4th place. Local Bridge Players In Haprstown Tourney Over-all winners were Sharland Trotter-Judy Moler at the ACBL duplicate bridge game last Wednesday at the Charles Town Civic Center. Jane Mc- Farland-Louise Ramey were second; Doris Klein-Helen Downs, third; Jennie Corbin- Craig Dodson, fourth, and Nancy Roth-Harriet Hayes, ranked fifth. A number of the regular players have formed pairs and teams of four to compete in tlW tri-state sectional tournament to be held in Hagerstown, Oct. 14- 15-16, where Doris Klein is the ACBL Director. Anne wightrnan Is Bride of Charles Wesley Jenkins Mr. and Mrs. Thmlnas M. West announce the marriage of their daughter, Anne West Wightman, to Charles Wesley Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. d FEA11JRING /glue lieu 3utiques i/t: Old Farm Tools Crocks and ImP; Heq Glass and Depression Glass Straw Wreaths, wide Ribbon, Decorating Accessories, European Christmas ornaments, Music boes, wooden nutcrackers and tiered candle Stands. Ham: 11- 5 Saturday & Sunday's 12.5 Weekdap Washington Street;BoLivar.Harpers Ferry I i REGISTERED NURSE Expansion has created an opening with Boise Cascade Corporatlen's Cabinet Division, for a Registered Nurse with industrial Nursing ex- parlance, in our Berryville, Vs., Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing plant. The snccessful applicant will be responsible for In-plant first aid and medical treatment of employees and also in assisting the company's physician with era- ployee physicals. Duties will also include maintaining safety and health records on era- ployees. Apply In Confidence To: J. R. Jenes Boise Cascade Cecporaflon Cabinet Divlslom P.O. Box 514, Berryvme, Vs. 221111 An Equal Oppertunlty Employer Oct. 13-3t Mrs. H. James Cain and her i{  Social-Club sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Wysang of  !   , s Pe sonal ' their sister and brother-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Vernon Corer, at " " 1 their home in Norfolk, Va.  ]j, Phone. 725-2046 )2 Mrs. John S. Alfriend has   0r7'25-?047 { ,[- . returned to her home on S. Samuel St., after visiting her son and Mrs. John D. Alfriend, at their home in Yorktown, Va. Rev. Alfriend is recuperating at his home from an illness that confined him to the hospital for several weeks. Col. and Mrs. Arnold Amaroza of Atlanta, Ga., are visiting Mrs. Amaroso's sister, Mrs. W.P.C. Perry, at her home on S. Samuel St. Col. Logan Shutt, of Charlotte N.C, has been visiting his brother, Col. George B. Shutt, at his home on S. Mildred St. Those attending the Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, last week in Charleston were: Mrs. Eileen Hovermale, Mrs. Edith Dodson, Mary Magaha, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Adams, of Charles Town. Members from Berkeley Springs, Hedgesville, Mar- tinsburg and Shepherdstown also attended. The session was entitled, "Tidings of Great Joy". Mrs. James Higgs, Sr., (Audrey Blackford)was honored on her 751h birthday with a surprise buffet supper given by her daughter,.Brooke Deacon, and her daughter-in-law, Hilda Higgs. Thirty-seven family members, ranging in ages between 15 months and 77 years, and coming from as far as Ohio were present at the celebration. A supper of turkey and roast beef was served, with the highlight of the occasion being a three-tier cake iced with the number 75. Mrs. Higgs received presents from the family, as well as a dozen red roses from her grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. William Trotter of Bolivar have returned to their home after two weeks of vacation in North Carolina South Carolina and Georgia. They did a lot of sightseeing in addition to spending several days with relatives and friends. A daughter, Melisea Kay, was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Laycook, Jr., of Kearneysville, on Oct. 5 at the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Jenkins, Sr., of Gloversville, N.Y. The ceremony was performed in the chapel of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town by the Rev. Robert Hiller on October 8. Evening Prayer Service At St. Badhdomew's Set For This Sunday Harpers Ferry. During the service, Miss Sasha Burns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David of Middieway, will be baptized. Sasha Burns' mother, aunt and uncle were all baptized in this church. Following the service, all present are invited to the home of the maternal grandparents, I I Our new apartment Senior Women Have "Traveling". Banquet The fall meeting of the Senior Woman's Club took place on September 20th. Members met first at the home of Mrs. Robert Ott where appetizers and drinks were served. They then went to the home of Mrs. Gaius Brown where a beautiful repast Bavarian dishes were enjoyed by tim large group present. After dinner the women adjourned to the club home to partake of desert befere the regular program was held. Mrs. John Lyter, first vice- president, in the absence of the president, Mrs. C. F. Wall, presided. Mrs. Lyter read a stirring poem, "Somebody Loves You". Several projects were discussed: a yard sale to be held on Oct. 21, at the home of Mrs. Frances Vickers on Liberty Street; the weekly game at the Knott Rest Home, Mrs. Polly Guerin, chairman; and the weekly meeting at the Knott Rest Home of the craft group with Mrs. etty ough, chair- man. It was voted by those present that the October meeting will be called, "Do It Yourself Fashion Frolic". At this time, members will model clothes that they have recently bought or made themselves. Future meetings were brought to the member's attention: Oct. 22, the district meeting in Romney; and on Nov. 4, the district meeting at the Greenbriar. Members were reminded to try to help support the coming bloodmobile unit. -Mrs. Roger Clipp presented a talk about Germany during the period of World War IS. Hostesses for the evening were: Robert Oft, Gaius Brown, C. F. Wall, Geraldine Willingham, Betty Hough, Ralph Sheetz, Freda Hinton, Wanda Feagaas, and Mary Ross. Mrs. Virginia Ahalt became a new member. Mr. and Mrs. Sly Bratina at Prato Rio, Leetown, to celebrate the occasion. A special invitation is extended to new residents of the area. Directors Crc00 Nar00 A worship service of evening prayer will be conducted at St. Election of directors and of- Bartholomew's Episcopal ricers to head the organization's Church in Leetown on Sunday, activities for the year 1977-78 Oct. 16, at 4 p.m., by the Rev. featured the annual meeting of Temple G. Wheeler, pastor of St. the Jefferson County Chapter, John's Episcopal Church in American Red Cross, held recently. The Rev. William H. Ramkey, pastor of the Charles Town Presbyterian Church, was elected chapter chairman; William Blackford, vice- chairman; Mrs. George R. Heidrich, secretary; Fonnie Crawford, treasurer, and Mrs. Garland Heflebower, Jr., was renamed executive director of the chapter. New directors named to the board to serve through 1980 were: Mrs. John Newcomer, Harpers Ferry; Mrs. John VanTof, Sdmmit Point; Mrs. Howard Fellers, Summit Point; the Rev. William Reed, Ranson; Robert D. Ott, Charles Town; Mrs. Harry Strauss, Renson; and Roger Ramey, Charles Town. Hold-over members of the board to serve through 1979 are: Mrs. Albert Schwartz, Kear- neysville; Mrs. Charles Tomlin, Shenandoah Junction; James Davis, Rippon; Raymond Frazier, Shirley Hunt, Mrs. Joseph Christian, Jr., and the Rev. William Ramkey, all of The owner wili no doubt insure it l Town; and directors [ whose term expires in 1978 are: with an Apartment-Owners [ Mrs. Mary Doakes, Mrs. George Policy including theft and [R. Heidrich, Mrs. Robert liability coverage. A Tenant]McGan.y, Jr., Mrs. Holmes Policy provides similar protection covering personal White, Robert Skinner, William belongings, liability, and theft - Biackford and Mrs. Romans both policies from the Moore Viana. Named to the advisory board were: the Rev. Richard E. Neal, Clark Fun" and Dr. Mildred Williams, all of Charles Town. Service chairmen named were: Mrs. George R. Heidrich, service to the military; Mrs. Stanley Kelley, Charles Town, Canteen; Mrs. Forrest Willingham, Charles Town, disaster; Rondo Smaliwood and Henry "Hank" Jovanelly, blood program; Clark Furr, first aid; Rev. Richard Neal, water Insurance and Realty Company, Washington, Alexander and Cooke Agency. Meere Insm'ance  pany Washkgtoa, Alexander and Oemke Since 110. cMtrles ?even, V(. Vs. 110 N seth Gegrlle St... ha.sits III County Homemakers Win Recognition For Publicity Mrs. Arnold M. Pittinger, above, Jefferson County Ex- tension Homemakers public information chairman, compiled the scrapbook that placed second in the weekly newspaper division contest at the recent statewide Leadership Development Conference at Jackson's Mill. This is the first year that the Extension Homemakers Council has received state recognition for their public information efforts. safety; Mrs. Lee B. Gruber, Charles Town, nursing; Mrs. Harry Strauss and Mrs. Howard Fellers, Red Cross youth; Mrs. Howard Fellers, volunteers; Mrs. Albert Schwartz, blood program records; Mrs. Mary Ann Wynkoop, Charles Town, staff aide. The Red Cross office, located in the county building is open daily Monday through F.riday, from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Bolivar IPCC To Host Missionary Team Sunday The Bolivar International Pentecostal Church of Christ will conduct special missionary services on Sunday, Oct. 16, in both the morning and evening services. Serving as special guest speakers will be the Rev. John Stegmaon and his wife Yvonne, who are currently working under the auspices of the Assemblies of God in Salibury, Rhodesia, South Africa. Beth Rev. Stegmann and his wife are descendants of illustrious South African missionary families of long standing. Rev. Stegmann himself is closely related to the Rev. George Stegmann, the famous abolitionist, and is a great nephew of Dr. Andrew Murray, world-famous author of devotional books on prayer and fasting. The Stegmann's have worked in Rhodesia during the past nine years, during which Rev. Stegmann has also served as a member of the General Executives of the Assemblies of God in South Africa. He helped sponsor the nationwide cam- paign of Rev. Nicholas Bhengu, called the "Black Billy Graham of South Africa", which was conducted in Rhodesia. At the Harpers Ferry Jr. High Library Sets Three Fall Projects The Harpers Ferry Junior High School Library will be sponsoring three major projects this fall, which include a readda- thou, a book fair, and a "labels for education" program. The read-a-thou, which is currently underway, will con- tinue through November 18. Sponsored by the National Association for retarded !citizens, the purpose of the project is to stimulate students to read books in order to help those that are mentally retarded in the state. The students will be receiving pledges on a per book basis for the number of books they read. Savings bonds and other incentive awards will be given to the top participants. The book fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. till 3 p.m. on Oct. 17-21, and from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 18. Students and parents are invited to come and purchase new books in a range of prices. The "labels for education" program allows the school to receive free audiovisual equipment in exchange for labels from Campbell's soups and beans and Franco-American products. Labels may be given to any student or may be brought to the school until March 11, 1978. The student turning in the most labels will win a calculator. present time, Rev. Stegmann is pastoriug in Salisbury and is also engaged by the Rhodesia Broadcasting Corp., as a minister in their religious ser- vices. The Bolivar assembly invites the general public to attend these special services. Services will begin at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. The pastor, Samuel Miller may be contacted at 535-6919 for further information. Deadline For Farmer Disaster Loans Is Extended Til; Dec 2 WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department Agriculture has extended the time period for farmer applications for emergency disaster loans, Senator Jennings Randolph said Wednesday. The low-cost loans are restricted to counties in West Virginia which were designatel as a result of disasters occurring on or after July 1, 1976, Randolph said. Farmers and ranchers in eligible counties have until December 2 to apply for emergency disaster loans to compensate for physical or production losses. Individuals seeking in- formation about the emergency loans should contact the Far- mers Home Administration county supervisor serving their county. GM's cars will cost $405 more in 1978. AVALON II RESTAURANT SUNDAY BUFFET BEGINNING Oct. 9 From 1 Until 7 Fresh Steamed Chesapeake Bay Crabs Thurs.. Fri.. Sot. & Sun. SEAFOOD & STEAK DINNERS 13 East Main - Berryville. Vo. 703 - 955 - 2737 HALF BEEF 79 Ib CUT & WRAPPED FREE GROUND BEEF 69 Ib In 5 Ib pkgs or More FRESH LOCAL KIi0000D-PO-RK Homemade Sausage ib$1. 9 Homemade Scrapple 00b49 WHITE'S MARKET W. Washington St. 72S-9043 Homemakers Attend Conference At Jackson's i ATTEND CONFERENCE: Jefferson Extension Homemakers Club leaders tended a statewide leadership conference recently at Jackson's Mill, were: to right -- Mrs. Clarence Hamilton Cultural Arts Committee member; Mrs. Wheatley, county vice-president; Mrs. King, Rippon club president; Mrs. Oral county secretary; and Mrs. Paul Holden, president. Sponsored by the West University Cooperative Extension Service the W. Va. Extension Homemakers Council annual leadership development assists county council and local club sharpening their leadership skills. Hurricane Majorettes Won 1 Awards In Hub-City Five members of the Award- Miss Kelly Sue winning Hurricane Majorettes daughter of Mr. And Drum Corps, of Charles Cramer of Charles Town, travelled to Hagerstown, 2nd in Parade Ma Md., Sunday, Oct. 2, to par- in Basic Strut; 4th ticipate in the big Hub-City Strut and 3rd in '"twirl-a-Than", staged at North All 5 young ladies are] ttagerstown High School, and of Mrs. Neale M. once again they did themselves director of the and Charles Town proud by Majorettes and bringing hack a host of awards here in Charles Town. despite the stiff competition they faced. In all, the five young ladies Misdemeanors captured a total of 13 different awards. The number of Misses Donna Newman and Dena Newman, daughters of sharp riselastmonth Charles L. Newman, of Rt. 9, to the two precedin Charles Town, brought home while the number four different awards -- Donna stayed about the same. placed 2nd in parade majorette; This was reported and Dena placed 3rd in the Jefferson County "Miss Hub Modeling", and 4th Court in a statement of Best Appearing, and 5th in the months of July, parade majorette. September. Miss Tammy Spitzer, The ca,, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clif- is as follows: July ford Spitzer of Ranson, placed misdemeanor 58; 4th in the "Miss Hub" modeling, civil 46. and 5th in Parade Majorette. August: Miss Amy Sperry, daughter of misdemeanor 113; Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Sperry, of civil 71. Charles Town, placed 4th in September: Basic Strut; 2rid Military Strut; misdemeanor 138; and Ist in Parade Majorette. civil 58. IMPORTANT NOTICE MY PRACTICE IS LIMITED TO ONLY AND PARTIAL DENTURE, BRIDGE AND REPAIRS. DR. J. H. MORRIS Charles Town, W. Va. Oct. 13-1t MIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII | IF [] YOU PLAN To Order Calenders From Me [], [] TOM LENNON [] Please Do So By October 31st [] It takes 5 to 6 weeks for Calendars. It [] weeks for Pens, Key Tab, and Scrapers. It takes 9 weeks for balloons, and mirrors. R takes one week for store [] Why Not Do It Today? [] Call 725-7476 or Write To Tom Lennon, P.O. Box 288 Oct. 13-21 Charles Town, W. Va. inMMMMMMMMMMMMMM o.. do.,00 VOT S -the. st00l on October 5 Co,,%.4 5chool-