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October 13, 1977

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l2t Jefferson Nigh Students pl Two Jeffersonian Em oyees Win Statev00cle Honors At WVi Honored For Achievements Mrs. Mildred Ann Coffman award, and the accompanying / MILK EVALUATION WINNERS: Jefferson High School vocatioI agriculturaistudets receive an award plaque for winning the milk evaluati competition in the State Vocational Agriculture Judging Contests held W.V.U. Students and advisors are: left to right -- Andrew Schwartz, Mi Duncan, Todd Walker, and advisors, John Yokum and Delmas Westfall. p Smith, superintmlent of the WVU dairy plant, presents the award. has been selec{ed as the "Employee of the Month" at Jeffersonian Manor, Inc., for September. In making this announcement, Mr. James S. Hecker, administrator of the facility, expressed his total approbation for the excellent services of Mrs. Coffman, who is employed as a nursing assistant. In a personal letter to Mrs. Coffman, Mr. Hecker stated, "This selection recognizes your contribution to the quality care image of this nursing home in so many facets of the total operational spectrum. I have noted your expertise when assigned emergency duties as a charge aide; your competence in the performance of your daily duties; your comprehensiveness in the teaching of new employees and your quick perception of potential problem areas before they become serious in nature. These qualities coupled with a completely professional attitude describes to me a most valuable recognition, to be a pleasurable occasion and I want you to know that your performance is both acknowledged and ap- preciated". Mrs. Coffman, who resides in Ranson, has been employed at Jeffersonian Manor since July 1969. In a related matter, Mrs. Susie Frye was named as having submitted the best suggestion for the month. Mrs. Frye's suggestion dealt with the im- plementation of a system for a better control of patient sup- plies. In a personal letter to her, Mr. Hecker wrote, "This suggestion treats a source of considerable concern to me since ac- countability of supplies in a most important adjunct to the business affairs of this home. As such, it is an area which cries out for attention and meets precisely the basic premise for the suggestion program". RE WINNERS: Jefferson High School vocatiol students receive an award plaque for winning the horticulti the State Vocational Agriculture Judging Contests held at Wl and advisors are: left to right -- Andrew Schwartz; Steve Wils Walker, and advisors John Yokum and Delmas Westfall. Rich WVU extension svecialist in plant sciences, presents the awa Mlr. ....... I sday, Oct. 5, at the home of prayer. An interesting n :' -uu,.r.wAX le=. Mary White with 8 mem- i. Larry Ring ] present. The meeting was on "Food for Fitness he Middle Years", followe( a  .... [called to order-by the vice- poem on "Frieip "--:'%%%%'-%"-%-=4president, by reading the club Thoughts", given he Wizard Clipp  collect. Devotions were given by was leader, Mrs. Thelma m. Club met Wed- Mrs. Mary White, followed by Mrs. Naomi Barrow gaveok report on "Running th4od Race". Reports were giby MEL the secretary and tbr. Plans and announcemeni a macrame workshop Th$Y, KOLB, Inc. Oct. 13, at the Jefferson ,ty - Communi Center, arhe Extension Homemrs Achievement banquet ofl., Nov. 2, at the Jefferson ity Thursday, Oct.20, 1977 Community Center withier being served at 6:30 p nso 7:30 P.M. the Bloodmobile will'in Charles Town at the !sh Maryland Monthly Holstein Auction Maryland Farm located one-half mile Northwest of on Route 550 in Frederick County. 125 Top Quality Holsteins 125 REGISTERED and GRADES this is really a nice group of cows we have for About 40 extremely top Purebred cows from 3 to 5 old. 25 high quality Purebred first calf Heifers. Some of and Heifers are good enough to show. 25 real top grace Heifers just fresh or freshening. Also 35 real top milking up to 105 lbs. per day. SPECIAL MENTION: A 3 yr. old TIDY BURKE TRAN- |ghter, bred 1-1-77 to ARLINDA JET STREAM 16973 3.8 638f, Dam VG-86 as 7-08.303 19354 4.0 PACLAMAR BOOTMAKER, GP-83, bred 4-26- ROUND OAK RAG APPLE ELEVATION, 2-60 too. 284d 553 3.05 projected 305d 17299 709f, Maternal sister 6-01 305d 17065 3.9 663f. This is a top individual I think will be a VG animal; A 2 yr. old VIGO CHARMCROSS daughter, bred 1-6-77 to ROUND OAK RAG APPLE ELEVATION, 1-11 too. 315d 12898m 533f from Dam 84 points 4-1 too. 322d 15644 642f, Gr. Dam VG-85, 6 yr. old 399d 17573m 806f; A 2 yr. old HAGEMANS TEMPO daughter, Son of HARBORCREST SUNSHINE, from an ASTRONAUT daughter VG. with EX mammary as 2-7 too. 365d 19276 4.0 769f, 3-8 too. 346d 18650 3.9 730f, Gr. Dam classified EX-3E as DAVAR6 yr. old CHIEF311d 21085jUSTICE.3.5 746f, lifetime 200,000. Bred 1-8-77 to G ff y need good cows or Heifers, Purebreds or ranes, aon t rams this Sale. You will see some of the finest. All cattle selected by us from Wisconsin, New York State, Pennsylvania and Maryland. We really tried to select the best for this sale. Also Purebred Heifer calves will be sold. Terms: Cash on day of Sale. Not responsible for accidents. Robert .-M ullendore.Auc tioneer Marvin A. Eshleman.Pedigrees Mehrle N. Wachter-Clerk Rome Farm: Maryland Farm: 621 Willow Rd. R.D. l Lancaster, Pa. 17601 Woodsboro, Md. 21798 717-393-7459 301-698-7720 PRIVATE SALES DALLY AT BOTH LOCATIONS Oct. 13-It Mel Kolb Sale Manager House, OCt. 13. With no er business, the meeting d- journed. The hostess invbe ladies into the dining)m where delightful refrespts were served. A sociaPur followed. The next meetiVill he held in the social roohe Middleway U.M. Church @v. 9, at 1:30 p.m. This wi a workshop. Mrs. Patty Camphor Laurel, Md., spent the wind with her parents, Mr. anrs. Charles Stevens. Mrs. William Frienlnd children Anessa and Scottent from Wednesday until ay with her parents, Mr. arrs. James Hamner in ParsoW. Va. On Friday, Mr. lnd, along with Mr. and Mrs.rry Ring and children Bllnd Becky, motored to Par to spend the weekend also w44r. and Mrs. James Hamnerile in Parsons, they attendthe Mountain State Forest Fal in Elkins, visited the 0an Valley and BlackwaterIs They enjoyed the moun in its beautiful fall colors. ) Mr. and Mrs. Laurencg, Sr., spent Saturday witl[rs. Josephine Bean in lley Springs. On Sunday, theyted with Mrs. Lester Ka in Brucetown, Va. ) The community extendmir pay to the family.r. ell wasson of Kearneile, who passed away at his } on Monday. " wSr. and Mrs. Carl i o inter Park, Fla., is spiral hme Um._e with her mo the|n-s _ ar|es wasson and siste Marjorie Carper. Other b with Mrs. Carper were ( Mrs. Guy Kaylor, Mr. a"s Eddie Singhas and child o Martinsburg; Mr. anlrs employee whose recognition as superior is long overdue. As such find the presentation of this Claude Jones of Colonial Heights, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Painterm of Charles Town; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Masters of Pikeside and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Gardner of the village. Mr. Shirley Winn Barnes is a patient in the Newton D. Baker Hospital at Martinsburg. Let's remember him in our prayers and with cards. The women of the Middleway U.M. Church will sponsor the Halloween party at the church on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. All children are welcome to enjoy the fellowship and an evening of good fun. James Scott Friend, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Friend, was dedicated Sunday at the First U.M. Church in Parsons, W. Va., by Rev. Meade Gutshall. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan James, Mrs. James Cain and John Hough attended the picnic and family get-together at the home of Mrs. Wilbur Wisecarver in Winchester, Va., on Sunday. More than 35 of the relatives attended the dinner. An en- joyable day was spent. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Pringle and grandson Dougie Harrison, from Happy Creek and Mrs. Naomi Barrow were on the bus tour that attended the Mountain State Forest Festival in Elkins on Saturday. In spite of the rain, the group had a wonderful day and enjoyed the trip. Happy Birthday to Jay Kearns Cash awards were given to both Mrs. Coffman and Mrs. Frye. Mrs. Thelma Linton and Mr: Betty Ashcraft attended the arts and crafts show held at Harpers Ferry on Sunday. Mrs. charles Kearns looked out her kitchen window and much to her surprise, she sa deer standing on the lawn. The small doe standing there was a picture of beauty. Laity Day services will be observed at the Middieway U.M. Church, October 9, at 10:30 a.m. Special music will be by the Swartz Quartet and Paul and Wanda Ring. This is a day we as God's people proclaim the word of God and profess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. All mere hers and residents are invited tc come and worship and fellowship together. Mrs. Dor Feigley spent Monday through Thursday with her son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Feigley in Moerefield, W. Va. KABLETOWN Mrs. Marianna Smallwood A reminder of an evening of special singing to be held Sunday, Oct. 16, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Oakland U.M. Church. The Rev. Jeanne Alexander, her husband, the Rev. Hent Tice, and friends will participate. Tuesday, Mrs. Sylvia Seal, her sister-in-law, Mrs. Pat Hoover and her daughter Tori, were visitors at the home of the for- mer's mother, Mrs. Clarence Kerns and family of BerryviUe. Dr. Robert McGee has returned to his home in Avon Bend after vacationing several days in Costa Rica. Thursday, Oct. 20, the Kabletown Extension Homemakers Club meets at the home of Mrs. William Wheatley. An auction is planned to be held during the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Knott and three sons recently moved from their former nearby residence to the former Lewis Myers farm which they have rented for some time. Lori Hoover was honored Wednesday on her 4th birthday when her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hoover entertained to a party. Debbie Haines and her brother Billy, assisted by their mother, Mrs. Clifton Haines entertained the 4-H leaders and members of the Go-Getters Club of Rippon, to a dinner one evening this past week as a kick-off function for the new 4-H Year. Forty persons were present to enjoy the oc- casion. Mr. and Mrs. Riley Thompson and their son, of Upperville, Va., were visitors Sunday of his father, Mr. Newton Thompson and his sister, Miss Helen Thompson. Mrs. Charles McDonald, her daughter Betty Ann Wall, Charles Town, joined other friends of the Happy Tours Travel Club on Saturday when they took a bus tour through Lancaster County, Pa., sight- seeing through the Amish Country, stopping at several markets and at Park City Shopping Mall. She reports seeing some very large corn Crops and pumpkins in fields north of Gettysburg. All enjoyed lots of good Dutch food. Mrs. Jessie Clipp ac- companied Mrs. Clarence Smallwood Sunday afternoon to Summit Point where they visited the latter's sister, Mrs. Grady Owens and family. The latter is improving very satisfactorily from surgery which was per- formed Sept. 6th. Mr. Howard O. Bush spent several days this week with his sons, Bob and Sonny and their families of near Martinsburg. He was there to celebrate his birthday, Tuesday, Oct. 11. Mr. Howard PenweU returned to his home Friday after being a patient for several days in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Upon admission he was placed in SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1977 intensive care where he remained for the first day. The Dallas Alkire family, Avon Bend, spent the past weekend visiting relatives in Buckhannon. LIVESTOCK SALES The quotations of the Blue Ridge Livestock Sales, at Charles Town, W. Va., Monday, Oct. 10, 1977. Receipts of all classes moderate, with a good demand for all butcher classes. Good butcher steers, $35 to $37; plain to medium steers, $30 to $34; good butcher heifers, $29 to $32; plain to medium heifers, $22 to $37; good bulls, $31.50 to $33; plain to medium bulls, $25.50 to $30.50; commercial cows, $23.50 to $25.50; utility cows, $,22.25 to $22.25; canners and cutters, $18 to $22; stocker' and feeder steers, $28 to $38; stock and feeder heifers, $24 to $32. Choice to prime calves, $60 to $69.50; good butcher calves, $45 to $55; medium butcher calves, $32 to $40; thin calves, $31,75 down; heavy calves, $23 to $30. 15 Good butcher hogs, $39.80 to $40.30; medium butcher hogs, $39.20 to $39.70; heavy butcher hogs, $36 to $39; butcher sows, $32 to $35; heavy feeders and light butcher hogs, $32 to $38; shoats per hundred, up to $40; pigs per head, up to $30; boars, up to $25. Apple Butter FeS[ival Is This Weekend West Virginia's Fourth Apple Butter Festival will take place on Oct. 15 and 16, in Berkeley Springs, rain or shine. From I0 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days, over 50 Craftsmen and vendors will sell their wares in the town square and the park. There will also he entertainment and old-fashioned contests, as well as bushels of apples, casks of cider, apple pies and apple butter cooked on the spot. Admission is free. For further information, call the Berkeley. Springs-Morgan Cou n tt, Chamber of Commerce at 258-3638. GUY'S BUICK- PONTIAC-GMC 10th ANNIVERSARY SAtE JUST ARRIVED, 111e NJ. NEW BUICK REGAL and PONTIAC GRAN PRIX Now in stock for your inspection. Be sure to see these remarkable new cars in an all new size. Come in to help us celebrate our tenth year of serving you by registering for these free prizes: 1st Prise: 25" Magnavox Color Console T.V. 2rid Prize: Combination 23 Channel CB-AM- FM Stereo in Dash Radio 3rd Prize: 10 speed Western Flyer Bicycle, All entries will also be eligible for a weekly drawing through Oct. 29 for a $25.00 U.S. Savings Bond. There is no Obligation? Just register for the gigantic drawing to be held Nov. 5, 1977. Our way of saying thank you for your patronage these past ten years. Phone 725-3448 Sale Hours: Mon.-Friday 8:00To 9:00 Saturday 8: 00 To 3: 00 Guy's Buick Pontiac GMC "Our Best Year Yet" JEFFERSON COUNTY SPECIAL SCHOOL LEVY.... who celebrated his birthday Sunday, October 2. Mrs. Carroll Johnson spent VOTE "NO" ON OCTOBER 25 last Friday with her sisters, | 1977 Mrs. Minnie Zombro and Mrs. FACTS WE THINK YOU SHOULD Lillian custer in Kearneysville. KNOW. ..... The Current School levy (87 Percent)was ap- ($91,000,000)to $145,000,000 dollars (159 Percent) proved in 1972 for the five school years starting in and a further very large increase is expected in the 1972 through 1977. This levy was primarily ap- next two years because of current re-assessment proved to provide a teachers' salary supplement to efforts by the state assessors. This means the make Jefferson County competitive in attracting well qualified teachers for our schools. This special actual dollar value of the current 87 Percent has supplemental income comes from taxes on been growing each year and will continue to grow assessed value of Real and Personal Property in as assessments rise in the future. The School Board Jefferson County. In this five-year period, the assessed values have increased from 91-million for the years of 1978-1983. HERE ARE THE NUMBERS: 1972 1977 $91,000,000 557,000 5,440 7,000 Property Assessed Value Dollars raised by Special Levy School Enrollment Teachers' Base Salary is not satisfied with this increase. They want more Increase $145,000,-- 159 Pet The increased rate of taxes from the 87 Percent in school enrollment in the county. HERE ARE THE PROJECTED FIGURES: 796,000 143 Percent 6,111 112 Percent 8,665 119 Percent Special Levy far exceeds the increase Projected 1978 Projected 1983 $162,000,000 $258,OOO,OOO 864,500 1.24-Million 6,281 7,034 356 377 6 27 525,000 534,000 565,500 Property if/'/ Assessed Value $145,000,000 Dollars-67 Percent of Levy 796,000 School Enrollment 6,111 Total Number Teachers 350 Teachers Increase 6 Teacher's Supplement at rate $1,500 per year Surplus Dollars over Supplement , McCULLOCH MINI MAC 110 with 10" Blade and Chain The super small saw with the super big saw features Automatic and manual oiling Chain Brake Safety Package 14"BLADE &CHAIN Regular Retail Value $125.95 Limited L 7213 MOULTON MACHiNERY--I Charles Town, W. Va. I / s-i-i-i-i'00 The surplus money now raised by the Special which it was intended. Further it exceeds the total 4,000 859,500 Levy now exceeds the teacher pay supplement for amount of the increased utility costs for the 5-year period 1972-1977. Comparison 1972 1977 Increase Oil and Coal I38,000.00 $92,000.00 $54,000.00 Gasoline 26,000.00 74,000.00 48,000.00 Electricity 81,000.00 205,000.00 67,000.00 Less Rebate 57,000.00 Estimated School Books & Supplies Total Remaining Excess from 87 P'ercmt Levy VOTE "NO" ON OCTOBER 25, 1977 The Increase to I00 Percent is Not Justified Paid For By The Jefferson County Taxpayers Association Who Though You Should Know The Facts