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I vice-pr(sident of the Clarke Cou- brother Mr. George Brown who Hockensmil h: The club decided nty Business and Professional remains a patient in the city Io go ahead to repair several D'-" t u V;r.;n;a Women's Club and the chairman hospital in Martinsburg and re- streets in the Junction and also ISTrlC -.s, ~or the T. B. Christmas program mains very ill. Miss Margaret Houser help sponsor a Hallowe'en party ~in Clarke County. Melody Herndon the grand dau of the Methodist and Baptist Mrs. Margaret B. Cepelka, T Dis~trict N is compo~d of eight Mrs. Cepelka, wife of the late ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin t'~g~:"~;;::*':m~:::~:~:"~l~2?@~ Churches to be held in .the base- Joseph V. Cepelka is a former Fritts was operated on last week Mr. and Mrs, Lowell Hetzel me- ment of Grace Baptist Church on home economics teacher at Clarke counties: Frederick, Clarke, Loud resident of this county. She now in the Andrews Airforce Base tared to Blacksburg, Va on Sat- Thursday night, i County Itigh Scbo(~l. Berryville, oun, Warren, Rappahannock, Faq resides on Battletown Drive, BeT- hospital. She is getting along urday and visited their son and Mr. Franklin ,Weller, Jr of has been elected presidem-elect uier, Prince William and Cul- ryville,'Va, along with her son, very good. peper. of District N of the Virginia Edu cation Association. Mrs. Cepetka was nominated from the floor of ;he recent Dis- trict N meeting held at Loudoun Vatle:~ High School. She was op- posed by two men selecled by the Mrs. Cepelka will serve as pres ident-elect from 1969-71, ,and as president from 1971-73. Mrs. Cepelka has served as See tions Co.ordinator of District N for the past four years, is a past nominating committee; James president of the local education (livens, principN of Frederick association, and has been a mern- County Junior Itigh School, and beT of the State Classroom Teach George Atwelt, principal of Loud ers Executive Committee of 1he oun Valley High School. V.E.A. She is president of Alpha Mrs. Cepelka took the position Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gain that a classroom teaeher was need ma, honorary society for women ed to head an organization of educators. She is also an advisor 2400 members, most of whom are for the State Secretary of the ~eaehers rather than adminis, trat- Virginia Association of the Fui- ors. ure t{omemakers of America. REPUBLICAN daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Town, gave a very inter- Glenn Hetzel and son Robert, esting talk on fire prevention over the weekend, and demonstrated the proper Mr. and Mrs. C. J. H~ll motored of various fire extinguishers. to Winchester, Va on Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Bell, of and were the weekend guests of Baltimore, Md spent several Mr. Robert Hill and daughter, days with their nephew and and Mrs. F. A. Hill. niece, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cx~oss, KEYSER, W. VA. (16th Senatorial District) FOR Jay. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fritts at- tended a birthday dinner Sunddy ~~,~.~2 ~ll evening given by the children of Mr. Leonard Fritts at his home in Charles Town. Mr. Fritts cele- brated his eighty six year. (Con- Mrs. Julia Viands gratulations). The daughter born to Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Geary last week. ~~.~!;~l~=~ Mrs. Donald Longerbeam in the and daughter motored to Win- Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sager, Jr My deepest sympathy goes out Charles Town General Hospital chester on Saturday and visited motored to Williamsburg, Va to the family of the late Mrs. on Wednesday night failed to her uncle who is on the sick list. last week. Ella Painter whose funeral was survive. Graveside services were held on Friday afternoon. Mrs. held in the Pleasant View Ceres- Painter .had been ill for several tery near Newton Baker Hospital years, she will be greatly missed Mrs. Longerbeam is .the former by this writer as she always called Rebecca Plotner daughter of Mr. me every morning, and Mrs. Alvie Plotner. i Mrs. Harry Shirley received at David Smal]mood son of Mr. call on Friday night from Mr.I and Mrs. Francis Smallwood of and Mrs.' Sydnor Rhodes of Alex- Ranson returned home on Tues- i Elect an experienced legislator, one who has served seven terms in the House of Delegates from Mineral County a man who has the experience, ability and background to completely represent all of the people of the District. Mr. Rogers states: "I would like to inform the people of the Eastern Panhandle that I have in the past been opposed to Sunday horse racing. I am now opposed and I will in the future not only be opposed but will help lead the fight against Sunday racing." "I am in favor of an East - West Highway to link the Eastern Panhandle with the rest of the state and oppose any routing that will not directly serve this area." "i am opposed to the Federal and/or Slate registrat- ion and control of guns. l firmly believe that 'When guns are outlawed - only the outlaws will have guns.'" ON NOVEMBER 5th VOTE FOR [ ~ J 0~"OR~STJ;TE~sON~A~ER S I "A MAN OF THE PEOPLE -- TO REPRESENT THE PEOPLE" andria, Va. that their son Billy day from the Winchester Memor- who was in the Navy and station- iM ttospital where he had been ed in Guam, had been killed in an I a patient for two weeks. He is automobile wreck. Billy parents Igetting along very good. has been great friends of my fam I Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Powell and ily for over twenty five years, i son Ricky and Mrs. Mary Chap- Funeral arrangements have not tman visited frelnds in Martins- USE OUR Oct. 31-1t-(Pal. Adv.) LAY-A-WAY PLAN I I IIII OUR WAY OF SAYING THANKS ALL PURCHASES GIFT WRAPPED F-R.E-E burg on Wednesday night. Mrs. David Lee Henry and sons were callers with her mother-in- law, Mrs. Garland Henry on Thu- rsday night. Mrs. George Breeden of Harp- ors Ferry and brother Danny Slusher of Ranson were callers on Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Julia Viands. Misses Linda and Gasellla Smallwood of Baltimore Md is visiting .their grandmother, Mrs. Maude Smallwood. been completed at this time. Billy was twenty years old and had attended Military Sc.hool be- fore inlisting in the Navy. Mr. and Mrs. Garland Henry spent the weekend in Baltimore, Md. with their and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Mam plan and sons Terry and Chuckle Mrs. Maude Smallwood and son Marvin spent Tuesday with her son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Amos l~Iotner and grand sons at Hedgesville. Mrs. Dorothy Dawson of Bruns- wick Md was ~a caller with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Armstrong and sons. Mrs. Maude Smallwood and son Marvin were Tuesday night call MRS. MARIANNA SMALLWOOD ers with her grand son, Mr. and ~N~l~.~:~ll~ Mrs. Francis Smallwood and fam- 1 ily in Ranson. I Due to a previous commitment the Hallowe'en Party which was Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rissler scheduled for Saturday night will were Friday evening callers with now be held Friday night Nov. Mr. and Mrs. John Rissler, Sat- urday callers with the Lewis RiB- 1st. Remember attendants may slers were Judge and Mrs. Gray come masked. An invitation is Silver and family of Martinsburg extended to all children of the Sunday callers were Mr. and Mrs. community and their guests as Jack Harper of Bedford, Pc. t well as their parents. Sunday callers with Mrs. Julia Worship Service will be held Viands were Mr. and Mrs. Kenn- Sunday, Nov. 3rd at 9 o'clock. eth Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Lester We are reminded of the Hymn Viands and son Glenn, Mrs. Don- Sing which will be held Sunday old Hovermale and two daughters evening Nov. 3rd beginning at Donna and Tammie all of Ranson, 7:30 in the Summit Point Mere- Mrs. Itarry Shirley and children orial United Methodist Church. Harry Jr Bobby, Donald Lee and Mr. Albert Stickler of Toledo Debbie of Middleway and Mr. and Ohio who is visiting relatives in Mrs. Albert Viands ~)f the Bloom Hagerstown was a brief visitor ery. '~ in the village one day th~s past Mr John Rissler ST. left Sun- week. Mr: ~ekler,:/~ho reside~ day morning for Jackson s Mill in thiscommunity some time ago to a [,'arm Bureau meeting and inquired about former residents. He enjoyed looking at the two will be back Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fritts vi~t pictures of school children and ed friends in Brunswick Md Sat their teachers which are in the possession of Mrs. Clarence Small wood. One picture is a group of pupils with their teacher, Miss Ada Brotherton of the school year 1891 and 1892. The other 'one is 1901.1902 with Miss Anna Eichelberger as teacher. Another picture which has interested many people is one of Kabletown in 1902. This was g~ven to the present owner by Mr. Roger Per- ry who came into possession of it through members of the late Mr. Logan Osbourn farmily. In the past practically this entire village and surrounding area be,longed to the Logan Osbourn estate. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Penwell have been Mrs. Charles Penwell of Tacoma Park, Md Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mills, Brownsville. Md, Mr. and Men. James Maye and two children and Mrs. May's mother, Mrs. Eva Penwell all of Martlnsburg and Mrs. Elsie Garrett of Charles Town. The Kabletown Home Demon. stration Club met Set. 17th at the home of Mrs. Bill Bayer with OUR DOORS ARE OPEN 8 A. M. TO 9 P. M. COME IN AND BROWSE LET US HELP YOU WITH YOUR urday night. Mrs. Clara Alestock of Man- a~as was a caller with her mo- ther. Mrs. Ora Mae Thomson, over the weekend. Mr. Melvin Penwell and Mr. Billy Viands of Harpers Ferry, Mrs. Donald Hovermale and ,two daughters were Sunday callers with Mr. and Mrs. Albeit Yiands, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Powell and little son, Rickie visited his par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Powell at Ham il,ton Va. on Sunday. I PROFIT SHARING II fourteen members find a visitor Doris Dailey. Mrs. John Rissler, president, called the meeting to order by using a quotation from James Russell Lowell. Mrs. C. D. Bayer led the lesson "W. Va. Tax Struvture". She told of the var- ious items that are taxed fay revenue. Also the various ways the money i.s used in .the state. The roll was called, ~he minutes read and approved, followed by the financial report. All objeot- ives of the various committees were completed. A~ tour of the Brucetown Woolen Hill and the Coming Ware Plant near Mar- tinsburg was planned for Nov. 7th. Twelve members expressed in~erest in attending the Achieve merit Banquet at the Community Center, Oct. 29th. A nomination OPPING THREE WAYS TO SHOP CASH--Cfl AR6 E--L A Y A W A Y , I 0 P E N LADIES & MEN SI i 132 WEST WASHINGTON STREET j x. A s 8 A. M. to 9 P. M IA,WRAPPED U N T IL ] CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGIN ] GRAB BAGS I PHONE 725.2214 I Committee was named to select a vice president and secretary for 1969. A County Craft Work- shop was announced for Nov. 19 at the Community Center. A let- Mrs. Wallace Gifft is a patient Mrs. Leroy Hough and son, of in the Charles Town ttospital. Falls Church, Va were recent Miss Marguerite Hendricks is guests of her parents, Mr. and on the sick list. Mrs. Illey Weller. Mrs. William Snyder is on the Mr. Jasper HiLl and Mrs. Clar- sick list. ence Wright visited his brother Mr. and Mrs. Albert Custer, of and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Inwood, were Sunday guests of Martin Hill, in Luray, Va last Mrs. CharLes Knott and son and Sunday. Mrs. Florence Runion. I Mr. and Mrs. Banks Snyder, of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shirley, of Christiansburg, Va visited his Shenandoah Junction, w e r e brother-in-law and sister, Mr. Thursday guests of Mr: and Mrs. and Mrs. Robert Cross last week W. J. B Houser and also visited Miss Connie Webb is a patient Miss Mottle and Robert Nichols. in the Charles Town General Has- William Welsh, of Baltimore, pital. Her friends wish for her a Md was a Tuesday guest of Mr. speedy recovery. and Mrs. C. J. Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Snyder Mr. and Mrs. Earl Keith, of'and sons, Lee and Herbert, and Martinsburg were Monday guests his father, Mr. Ferd Snyder, of Mrs. Annie Loudan and Mr. spent Sundaywlth Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Harold Harding. Herbert Snyder in Essex, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Loudan, of Miss Carol Hammond, of Rich- Martinsburg, were guests Satur- mend, Va visited her parents, day of Mrs. Annie Loudan and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harding. Mr. and Mrs. 'James Hammond, Glenn Knott, who has been in in C)aarles Town, and grandrnoth- the Army serving some time .in er, Mrs. Ed Hammond and aunt, Vietnam and recently stationed Miss Camilla Wiltshire, several days last week. in Texas, has returned home. t Miss Shirley Wisham and ~~ friend, of Philadelphia, Pa spent the weekend with her grandmoth- er, Mrs. Graver Leith, and aunt, Mrs. Phyllis Webb. . Mr. and Mrs. Russell Kent, of Shippensburg, Pa were visitors at the home of Miss Lillian Myers Miss Lillian Myers Sunday. ~-: -,= - ~: ~~ Ruritan Club Meets The Ruritan Club met at the Village House Monday evening, Oct. 21, at 7 o'clock. It was ladies' night and there were 32 present. Mrs. Cabell Tapscott and Miss Lillian Myers were in- vited guests. A delicious chick- en dinner was served. Officers nominated for the coming year were: President, Mrs. Lester Custer; vice president, Mr. J. Clive Myers; secretary, Mr. Illey Native West Virginian WVU Graduate--Lawyer Outstanding Citizen Legislator--Teacher A Worker for You I Help West Virginia ELECT CHUCK HADEN Attorney General Paid For ay The C~$date ter was read from Mr. Shirley Hunt urging all members to sup port the School Bond Issue, Nov. 5th. Mrs. Oral Hughes closed the meeting w!th devotions. The group sang America, the Beau- tfful,followed by an article en- titled "Autumn in Your Hand" and a poem 'Knee Deep in Aut- umn by Regnald Holmes, clos- ing with a prayer. An aut~tion followed and a neat sum was realized. Mrs. Buyer served de- licious refreshments The Nev- ember 21st meeting will be an all day recoganization session at the home of Mrs. John Rtsster. SU,m SPl rr OF J lrFERSON VAlt11 lr$ ADVOCATE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1968 ATTEND CHURCH THIS SUNDAY C AUTOMATIC MIH. C LOCATED ON U. S. ROUTE 340 WEST (On Western Edge Of Charles ToWn) Open 8 a. m. until 10 p. m. Daily -- 7 Days Weekly 1938--1968 Luke E. Terry was born in 1916 in Oneida, Tennessee, coming to Berkeley County upon graduating from college in 1938. Now a practicing attorney in Mertinsburg, W. Ya and candidate for Judge of the new 31st Judicial Cir- cuit of Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan Counties. HERE'S THE RECORD: FAMILY: Married to Elizabeth $ohnson of Mar- Unsburg in 1941. Four children: Luke E. Terry, Jr graduated from William & Mary Col- lege and is now~ in final year of George Washington University Medi- cal School. Kathryn "Kay" Terry attended Mad/- / College and grac]uated in 1968 Ii from West Virginia University, and is now employed in Blologteal Re- search in Washington, D. C. Mary Ann Terry attended Westhamp- ton College 2 years and is now in first year Pharmacy at Med/c$1 Col- lege of Virginia. end year at Lyachbur~ College, Lynchburg, Virginia. CHURCH: Member Winebester Avenue Christian Church. Teacher Men's Bible Clam and other Church offices. Past Presi. dent Martinshurg Federation Men's Blhle Classes. EDUCATION: Graduated University of Tennessee, 1938, with BS Agriculture, then at- tended Shepherd College night classes and pilot training 1939. Pursued part- time graduate study and earned M.S. transferred to U. S. Veterans Ad- ministration, working from 1945 to 1949 as .Vocational Training Officer. Officer in Charge, of Martinsburg VA Office, and VA Training Supervisor for. Eastern ~ of West Virginia. After a short return to teaching be- gan a general fire & casualty insur- race agency in Martlnsburg whicli was sold in 1955 upon entering full time law praetiee. During same time he became qualified as an appraiser for VA, FHA, governmental agencies and insurance companies. He is en- gaged in farming with his family, owning and operating two farms in Berkeley County, and h~ been active in Farm Bureau. LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Full-time practice of law in Berkeley County from 1955, and is a member of W. Va. State Bar, W. Va. Bar As- sociation, and Berkeley County and American Bar Association. Profes- sional offices have included Past President Berkeley County Bar As- sociation, Member Board of Cover. noTs of W. Va. State Bar, Vice-Presi- dent of W. Va. Bar Association, and West Virginia Chairman of Section of Local Government Law of American Bar Assn. Agriculture, West Virginia University,GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE: 1949. In 1956 was elected to W. Va. House Commuted to D. C. while working and of Delegates and Served 1 term in rearing family and:graduated George W. Va. Legislature 1957-58, after W~ddngton University Law School which he :was named Director of LI B, 1955. Legislation of West Virginia Farm Bureau being in close, confact with MILITARY: West Virginia legislative matters. 18 Having earned private pilot license atyear member of Local Board No. 28, Shepherd Field in Martinsburg, 1939, Selective Service System and is now volunteered for U. S. Air Force in Chairman of Selective Service Board World War H, and became heavy for Berkele~ .Coun.ty He is a mem- bomber pilot/ In 1944 was shot down neT of the west.V~lnla Legislative on mis~on over Roumanian Oil Advisory uommmsion and Director Breezeways Fields and a prisoner Of war in Bul- for Agriculture of The West Virginia garla. After rescue and long hospital-Chamber of Commeree. IT'S SO EASY lzatlon was released from service in FR mu o ANYONE " ed FI in ~tCtttm~L m 1945. Award~l Distinguish y g Cdn DO tTI Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Unit ORGANIZATIONS: Citation, and Battle Stars. Member Berkeley Lodge No. 37, A.F. '~" & A.M Lodge of Perfection, 32 UHgfllglL~L, lg~l'gKll=Pl~;Ig: Scottish Rite, Osiris Temple of Shrine Broad general experience before be- and Eastern Panhandle Shrine Club, Genuine FLEX-0.GLASS is the only ginning practice of law. 1938 Voea- Tall Cedars of Lebanon, JOUAM, plastic window material that carriestional Agriculture Instructor at BPOE, Farm Bureau, Rotary Club,*~ s 2 year guarantee.The name [$unker Hill High School, and also UCT, Life Member National Rifle As- taught vocational and science courses soeiatlon, Life Member and Past FLEX-0-GLASS is printed 0nthe at Hedge~ville and at Martinshurg Commander Post No. 8, Disabled edge for your protection. " ;I during 6 years teaching. American Veterans, American Legion, t tdardware&tumberDeal~h ~o re~ military service Past Commander Martinsburg Civil b uverywnare -" |! the USDA Soil Con- Air Patrol. Past President Camn I w,r~ eros. ~l~. Pi0MsCs I ~ in a short time Frame 4-H Club Association I Chlcase ~.~I~P~J tnPllstk~ i Since 1924 (Paid Political A~rttsemen~