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October 31, 1968

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t'Ak .s ADVOCACE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1968 A--g FROM PAGE 1--A A ~ county n;gh school will ~struced in the Zoar area ~ vicinity of Sher~andoah J~tit41on. With the new school 1~lahy additional courses may be o~l that are not available ul~der existing conditions, school officials say. The new high school plans call for an auditorium, gymnasium an~ ~her athletic facilities in add itio~ to the academic program, Funds have~ been provided in the pla~s for the construction of ath- letic fields necessary for such a high school. A~ option has been executed by the Board of Education and Mr. and Mrs. C. Wilson Mole, for the purchase of approximately 62 acres of the Moler farm near Shenandoah Junction for the lo- cation of the proposed county high school, In addition to being centrally located the farm of 62 acres pro- vides ample space for a complete high school system with room for growth. MANY ENDORSEMENTS The School Bond has received the support and endorsement of many organizations and count- le~ individuals in Jefferson County. The program has been endorsed by every Jefferson County education organization, the Class Room Teachers Assoc iation, the Principal Association and the Educational As~ciation The endorsement by all of the county teacher's organizations is evidence of the need the teachers and principals of Jefferson Coun- ty feel for the building program. In addition the program has been endorsed by the Eastern Panhandle Medical Association (this includes the Doctors in Jeff- erson County), the Charles Town Lions Club; the Harpers Ferry Band Boosters, Jefferson County Jaycees, Kiwanis Club. Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, Wright Denny P. T. A Jefferson CoUnty Federation of Republican Women, Jefferson County Demo- cratic Association. Bakerton Rur- L-- L I im lm BY CHARLES J. W. SMITH We hear a lot these days about a program to do this or that. For s~me strange reason, an amount of money is nearly always mentioned aS the first requirement to put it over. It would seem sensible to atop and think whether money by itself can ever put a program in effect, Or put it over. We often seem to think that if we spend a certain sum (and the more the better), anything can be done. This is simply not so. The most important requirement in ANY program is people. Without people, no program can succeed. The support of people is n~ded and to obtain good support, good leadership is needed. Bad ~?rship attracts bad support. Good leadership attracts good sup- s can think and reason because they have mind and soul. For people respond to leadership. A good leader will lead not drive them SMITH & STRIDER MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA ~l,41mll (~O