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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -Thursday, October 28, 1999 5 Barbara Hooper 615 S. Seminary St. 725-7742 Cat in the Office a person comes to the office at Tuscawilla Hills is greeted by a furry crea- quickly makes her pres- by meowing softly or them with her padded Carroll is our resi- and ambassador-at-large; that any visitor ac- her with a hello or a !lives at the office, 301 Ridge and has her own room up- [t is equipped with a view- toys and a blanket to and all the necessities for is a domestic short- gray tabby with amber eyes in the dark. Those eyes tell you she understands you say, and approves of it. eat loves to eat. She will a repertoire of tricks for demand, Christy will Jump, catch and roll over. gregariousness makes her attender of the citizens' held at the office - or any If there's an extra she will jump into there looking quite intel- owner is my daughter, Pam has always had manner with all ani- so with horses, cats. If Christy could she would say to her " Thank you, Mom, with animals, too!" a Car, and a Bus Trip and J~an Martin have after a recent visit in the Black Hills Dakota. The couple took as far as Minneapolis, where they visited the - the largest mall with 520 specialty a 74-foot-high indoor Minneapolis, they drove Falls, South Dakota and night, going on to Rapid day. A bus tour from the ME. Rushmore viewed those great of Washington, Jeffer- and Teddy Roosevelt Grand View Terrace, a !Jean's since the seventh also saw the Crazy whose face alone high and is still in to be completed in 7 there, Jean and an unexpected sur- ~wife of the and two of her children in the dining room that day. On to Needles Highway, the fa- mous needles granite formations and Custer State Park - home of the largest buffalo herd and other protected animals. The Martins had perfect weather for the trip, considerin~ that Mt. Rushmore had snow two weeks before. Things To Do In Town Calling all Charles Town and Ranson children: on the night of Saturday, October 30, dress up in your best costume, arm yourself with a flashlight, see-in-the-dark tape, an adult or older child, and a big bag. Then, between 6 and 8 p.m go trick or treating in your neighborhood. If the porch light is on, ring the bell and see what hap- pens Sunday, October 31, 2-6 p.m. at the Lions Club in Ranson, the Old Opera House is holding a silent auction, a live auction, and selling chili (with meat or without), hot dogs, etc. Looks like a fun after- noon. It costs $10 per person and is a fundraiser for the theatre. Don't forget to turn back the clock before 2 a.m. Sunday, and re- member it, so you'll get to church at the right time. The Bloodmobile will be at the Lions Center on Monday, Novem- ber 1, from 2-7 p.m. Interested in buying jewelry, crafts, antiques, home-baked goods, candy, books, clothing, plants, sausage, and more? Come to Zion Episcopal Parish Hall (221 E. Washington Street) on Friday, November 5, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and on Saturday, November 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for their 1999 Farmer's Mar- ket and Bazaar. You'll find it all there. Have lunch too, and don't forget the auction at 11 a.m. Satur- day, a Black Angus steer, starting bid $200. Now Hear This: It is time to get your flu shot. Don't put it off, go to your doctor Starting November 1st. from 6:15 to 7:15, $40.00. practiced T'ai Chi Ch'uan & taught for six years. Classes at the Community Center on l~ear T.A. Lowery Elementary School. Other T'ai Chi Call Barbara 725-3756. and protect yourself against an es- light cream; 1/2 teas. salt; 1/2 teas. Birthdays & Anniversaries on November 1; Chipper Edwards, pecially virulent strain of flu ex- pepper; 2 eggs, beaten; 2 Tbsps. pi- Correction: Kevin Roberts' Helen Hamill, April Hine, Michael peered this year. Even young mentos, chopped; 4 oz. mushrooms, birthday was October 27, not Octo- Parks and Barb Pierson on Novem- adults should see about getting a sliced; 3 Tbsps. butter; 1/3 cup ber 22. Sorry hope it was happy, ber 2; Nevada Albin and Russell flu shot, please check it out. sharp Cheddar cheese grated. Happy birthday to Jason Burns, Lloyd on November 3; Lauren And, seniors, remember Medi- Drain onions and arrange in Amy Dillow, Michael Gavin, AliceHeasley on November 4. care pays for this, so you have no shallow baking dish. Combine May and Pam Snowden on October Anniversary congrats to Mike excuse not to go. Don't use the one, sherry, cream, salt, pepper, eggs, 29; Laura Crosby, Erin Dibbern, and Connie Adams, Jay and Kay "Welt, I got a flu shot and then I got pin~entos, and mushrooms. Pour Louise Merchant and Tammy Sigrist, Joe and Janie Smith on the flu." It won't fly. over onions, dot With butter. Webb on October 30; Amy Adams, October 29; J.P. and Donna Burns The Recipe Corner Sprinkle with grated cheese, cover Raye Ellen Blackford, Virginia on October 30; Marty and Carol Baked Yidalia Onions and bake at 350 degrees for 20Edwards and Bobby Writt on Octo-Kable on November 3. in Sherry Cream Sauce minutes, ber 31; Helen Anders, Rose Coffin, See you next time take care, 3 cups Vidalia (or sweet) onions, Sour cream can be used in placeEthel Hornbeck and Chris Hough and Happy Halloween! precooked; 1/3 cup sherry; 1 cup of light cream. LWV PUBLIC FORUM ON AG LAND The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County announces the second forum in its series on local land use issues. This program will be presented on November 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the National Conser- vation Training Center near Shep- herdstown. The forum will focus on agricul- tural land protection and will in- troduce to the public the work of a citizens' group in the Eastern Pan- handle over the past several months. The brainchild of State Senator John Unger, the group has studied the agricultural status of the region and proposed a legisla- tive bill for the next session of the state's legislature. A thorough dis- cussion of the bill and its back- ground wilt be presented by a panel of speakers. Public involve- ment is crucial to the concept of agricultural land protection. So far, farmers, business people, homemakers and soil conserva- tionists have participated in put- The po*el o? U iJIni~-ed Mllau Bank-issued, FDIC- insured to $100,000 19ear 6,2% Minimum APY* deposit $5,000 3-year6.5% Minimum APY* dePOsit $5,000 6.7% Minimum APY* deposit; $5,000 * Annual Percentage Yield (APY)-Interest cannot remain on deposit; periodic payout of interest is required. Effective 10126199. Call or stop by today. Dan Burhans Investment Representive 113 W. Liberty St Suite 201 Charles Town, WV 25414 Bus 304--724-4168 Hm, 304-728-1086 Serving Individual Investors Since ]871 ting the bill together. Now the League wants the public to have a chance to form its own opinion and ask the questions needed to thor- oughly air the subject. The now-fa- miliar League pattern of a public forum has been chosen for the pur- pose. All interested citizens are urged to attend. A question and answer period will follow the panel's pre- sentation. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan national organiza- tion open to all citizens 18 years of age and up. For further informa- tion, call 876-2410. WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON KNOWING OUR CUSTOMERS J Many of our customers have trusted us with their medication needs for1 years. Because we are a neighborhood pharmacy we can offer our customers truly personalized service for their prescription and over the counter medication choices. and PHARMACY, INC. 114 W. Washington Street Charles Town, W.Va. 25414 725-2621 HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:30 to 7;00 P.M. Saturday 8:30 JLM. to 5:00 P.M. Sunday 12 noon to 1:00 P.M. 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