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8 RichardJuli; Shirley Creamer !I Flowers, candles and greenery made the ballroom of the McFarland House in Mar- tinsburg a lovely setting for the wedding of Julia Shirley Creamer and Richard Charles Blickenstaff on October 23 at five o'clock. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Philip Creamer of Locust Grove,Sum. mit Point. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Blickenstaff of Hagestown. The double ring ceremony was performed by the bride's pastor the Rev. David G. Wood. The bride's cousin, Mrs. Ann Moler was the organist and preceeding the ceremony played "Endless Love," "Because," "O Promise Me," "I Love You Truly," "Always," "Truly Love," "I'll Walk Beside You" and "I Love Thee", fotlowed by the traditional wed- ding marches. She accom- panied Miss Mary Grace Moler who sang "Sps k Sa Zy Love" from the Godfather, "Love Story" and "Give us This Day" during the ceremony. Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore her late maternal grandmother's wed- ding gown of ivory ~ilk crepe de-chine made over ivory satin; fashioned along empire lines with long sleeves and a deep V-shaped neckline in the front and back that was trimm- ed with rows of seed pearls. The full length skirt fell from the high waistline and was draped to added fullness in the back that ended in a chapel length train. Her illusion finger k W h feU from a pearl tiara and she carried a bouquet of ivory carnations with baby's breath and baker's fern. Mrs. Ralph Cain was matron of llonor and wore a burgundy floor length low cut gown of lustrous polyester with a long sleeved chiffon jacket that tied at the waist with peplum at the waist and wrists. The bridesmaids were Miss Susan Webber of Berkeley Springs and Mrs. Robert Will- ingham. They wore frost rose dresses made like the matron of honors dress. All three atten- dants carried bouquets of ivory carnations and babies breath with rose and ivory ribbons and wore flowers in their hair. Brandy Shaffer of Greencas- tle, Pa was flower girl and wore a long burgundy dress of polyester sheer over taffeta with long sleeves and a flounc- ed skirt, and carried a basket of rose petals. The best man was Ron Biickenstaff and the groom's son Brian served as Jr. best man. Ushers were Tom and Danny Blickenstaff, John Philip Creamer 3rd and William White Grantham'Jr from Georgetown, Delaware. The mother of the bride wore a formal length gown of old rose pleated crepe with a mat- ching chiffon stole. The groom's mother wore a formal length gown of brown and beige polyester accented with braid. Both mothers wore corsages of ivory carnations with dusty rose ribbons. A reception followed the ceremony at the McFarland House. Serving as hostesses at the door were Mrs. Leon Up- wright Jr. and Miss Robin Timherlake. Serving at the punch bowls were Mrs.~Carl Shaffer of Greencastle, Pa. and Miss Ellie Blickeustaff, Mrs. William J. Grantham and Mrs. Clarence Roy 3rd. The tiered wedding cake was served by Mrs. Richard Snyder and Mrs, Clayton Stagner. The guest book was kept by Mrs. James Lure and Mrs. David Little. Mrs. Amon Grantham played the organ in the dining room during the receptkm, and the bird seed packets were distriubuted by Miss Debby Roenigk and Miss Stacey Harrell. After a wedding trip to Ber- muda the couple is residing on Mt. Tabor road near Hagerstown. The bride is a 1976 graduate of Jefferson High School; a 1978 graduate of James Rumsey Vocational-Technical School and attended Shepherd College. She is the architectural draft- sman for the John R. Oliver Co. of Hagerstown. The groom is a 1966 graduate of North Hagerstown High School and is construction manager for the John R Oliver Co, Pre-nuptial events included a shower given by Miss Ellie Blickenstaff, Mrs. Richard Snyder and Mrs. Carl Shaffer at the Blickenstaff home. A shower given at Monte View by Mrs Stuart Crim and Mrs. Clayton Stagner; a luncheon at Cliffside in Harpers Ferry given by Mrs. John Timberlake Jr Miss Robin Timberlake, Mrs. Robert Hardesty and Mrs. Margaret Kilmer, and a large huw.heon at the Bavarian Inn in S rdstown, given by Mrs. Frances Grantham, Mrs. W.W. Grantham and Mrs. Leon Up- wright Jr. A rehearsal dinner was held for the bridal party and out of town guests Friday evening in the Berkeley room of the Holi- day Inn in Martinsburg. FEATURING WEEKLY ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1962 Audition "Charlie l Brown" Nov. 17th The Old Opera House will bold auditions for "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," ~ Wednesday November 17 at i I ~' -I 6:00p.m. SOCIAL-CLUB PERSONAL Phone: Four men and two women 725-2046 Audubon Society To Kabletown Methodist Church Show Nature Film The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will show the award winning nature film, "Last Stronghold of The Eagle," at Leetewn's National Fisheries Center Wednesday, November 17 at 8 p.m. The film will be available for several days before and after the show- ing and arrangements can be made for showing at schools, garden clubs, and other groups. Arrangements must be made by November 15 with Joe Brookreson, telephone 304-263-2823. Children's Book Week Nov. 15-21 National Children's Book Week is November 15-21, and there are several themes being used at The Old Charles Town Library. One will see posters, flyers, bookmarks and even book bags with beautiful birds and the caption "Pass the word, Read." The plastic book bags will be given to the first 500 patrons who check out books during Children's Book Week. There is no better time to start reading a book a day with the preschools in your home than right now; so select several and join in the fun of getting lost in a book. The Stonewall-Rosser Chapter 2417, U.D.C. has presented two memorials: In memory of Muriel Brockman Clark, Arms and Equipment of the Civil War by Jade Coggius; and in memory of Mrs. Robert L. Reaves, The Face of Robert E. Lee by Roy Meredith. The following gift books have been received by the library: The Fate of the Earth, Schell, given by Harriet and Waldo Simons; A Child is Born and Understanding Pregnancy, Cherry, given by Bonnie Bayer; The Vitamin Book, Wentzler and Favorite Brand- Name Recipe Cookbook given by the Summit Point Extension Homemakers Club. Memorials and gifts are ap- preciated by the Board and Staff as they indicate that patrons are aware of and in- terested in the needs of the Library. DIABETES GROUP MEETING THURSDAY This is National Diabetes Month and the Diabetes Association will hold its regular meeting Thursday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Win- chester (Va.) Rescue Squad headquarters on U.S. Route 50 west. "Mixing medications with diabetes" will be the sub- ject discussed by William Dillon, chief pharmacist at Winchester Memorial Hospital. There will also be free blood sugar testing. BUDDY POPPIES SALE NOV. 12 & 13 Boddy Pop~es will go on sale in the Charles Town and Ran- son area on Nov. 12 and 13th, Buy one and wear it. Throughout the nation, veterans in need are counting on you to bring them timely assistance through your pur- chase of the Buddy Poppy. Your donation will help those who helped you during our country's darkest hours. Scene Of Sept. 11 Wedding 5:30-9:00 FRIDAY-SEAFOOD BUFFET 10.95 5:30 - 9:00 SATURDAY-COUNTRY COOKIN' BUFFET 9.95 8:00 - 11 :,15 SUNDAY MORNING-BREAKFAST BUFFET 3.95 12:30-7:30 SUNDAY AFTERNOON-"SUNDAY DINNER" BUFFET 8.95 Live Entertainment Nightly CLIFFSIDE CLUB COME ON OVER EVERYONE WELCOME ROUTE 340/725-2066 HARPERS FERRY, W.VA. On Saturday, September 11, at 8 o'clock in the evening, Kabletown Methodist Church was the scene of a lovely candlelight wedding ceremony uniting Dessie Patricia Jackson of Silver Grove, and Douglas Wayne Hartley, of Berryviile, Va in marriage. The Rev. JoAnne Alexander officiated at an altar at- tractively decorated with glads, daisies and baby's breath. Music for ceremony was by Mrs. Robert Hess of Charles Town. The bride is the ~laughter of Mrs, Retha Jackson Cogle, the groom the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus E Hartley of Win- chester, Va. The bride, given in marriage by her step-father, Garland Cogle, wore a white, floor length taffeta gown, with overlaid lace, pearls and but- tons in front. Her headpiece was of Chantilly lace and she carried a fan of pink and burgundy silk flowers. Her matron of honor was the sister of the groom, Anna Cooper, the maid of honor, Peggy Glascock; bridesmaids Diane Moreland, Phyllis Hartley and Roseann Jackson The best man was Thomas Cooper. ushers were Roger Hartley, O.J. Jackson and Stacey and John Cog]e. Jimmy Cooper served as acolyte, Tracy Cooper was flower girl, and Kevin Cooper the ring bearer. The bride's attendants wore pink and burgundy polyester dresses, carried pink and burgundy nosegays with baby's breath in their hair. The bride's mother wore a yellow, floor-length gown, the groom's mother a green and white floor length gown. A reception followed the ceremony at the home of Tom- my and Annie Cooper, at Valley View Farm on the Kabletown Road. The cake was baked and decorated by the groom's sister, Virginia H. Cog]e; and Jeannie Kelley, of Leesburg, Va was at the guest book. The bride attended Jefferson County schools; the groom at- tended Clarke County Schools, and is employed by Tommy Wolfe of Borryville. Out-of-town guests were from Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia. The couple now resides at Route 2, Berryville. P.E.0. Sisterhood At McFarland House Members of Chapter S of the P.E.O. Sisterhood held a luncheon meeting Saturday, October 9 at the McFarland House and toured the art exhibits at the Martlnsburg. Berkeley County Public Library. Diana Suttenfield-Abshire, public relations coordinator at the library, conducted the group through an exhibition of her gravestone rubbings, done in 1967 in cerneteries along Cape Cod. Done on mulberry rice paper, using a beeswax type of crayon, the rubbings pick up the raL,~d portions of the images on the stones. Erosion, dried moss, stone cutters' marks, grasses that grew against the stones and other fascination patterns and textures were created by rubbing on the paper. The different expressions of the angel and skull carvings were varied, interesting, and sometimes amusing. The exhibit upstairs in the library was a collection of works of calligraphy done by Shankar McLaughlan of Berkeley Springs. Following the library tour, the group returned to Mc- Farland House for luncheon, where they were joined by members of Chapter AM of the P.E.O from Winchester, Va, SHEPHERDSTOWN Approved Restaurant Breakfast * Lunch Dinner For Reservations: 304-876-2551 ~ o" I1 -- vu Maine L )r All Major Credit Cards Accepted Roast Venison ond mony popular Germon Specloithm Old World DininLodging At Its Patricia k William,Jr are needed for this musical comedy. Director Sam Huffer has requested that everyone who auditions prepare one musical number and one scene from the show. All production staff positions are still open. Anyone in- terested in applying for the positions of technical director, set designer, costume designer, lighting designer and stage manager should contact the Old Opera House. "You're a Good Man, C~lie Brown," is based on Charles Schultz' comic strip "Peanuts." It will be presented at the O]d Opera House December 26-30. ;i Betsy ROSS Group At, in aftern of Sun- bu ons day, October 10, Asbury United full Methodist Church in Charles ly Names Officers Town was the scene of the mar- rlage of Patricia A. DePalo, of the The Betsy Ross McLean, Va and William R. Homemakers Extension Club Butch, Jr of Summit Point. copper, held their October meeting at The ceremony was performed attendant; the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Reichenbaugh. "Cooking With Herbs" was the lesson given by Mrs. Thomas Reiche baugh. This meeting was the first of the new club year, and new officers wcre introduced. The president is Mrs. Hugh V'm; vice-president, Mrs. Guy Miller; secretary, Mrs. Gordon Thomson; and treasurer, Mrs. Arthur Chandler. by the Rev. James W, bridesmaid Chambly, Jr. length gowni The bride is the daughter of over Mrs. Maxine Bierer, of Win- adorning chester, Va.; the late Peter C. bodice. Petrie, and her stepmother Mrs. Martha Petrie, Long dantswerei Beach, California. The groom colors. is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Ran- dolph Burch Sr of Summit Tom Point. Gracing the church altar Tom were flowers and baskets in fall colors. Mrs. Edward Pine was,The Alsc, the club chairmen and at the organ providing wedding music. A memhers of various coln- The bride was lovely in a ceremony mittees were introduced. The traditional formal length gown Legion. Community Outreach of ivory chiffon over a taffeta The chairman is Mrs. Gordon lining. The high neckline and United Air Thomson; CulturaI Arts, Mrs. long bishop sleeves were Thomas Reichenbaugh; crystal pleated chiffon. Re- for 16 Health and Safety, Mrs. embroidered Alencon laceThe Edwin Jurek; Family enbeliished tbe sheer yoke and Resources, Mrs. Arthur Chandler; Craft, Mrs. J. M. W'dson. During the meeting, various The cou County Extension Homemaker activities were discussed. Members will he attending the Achievement Banquet and two upcoming workshops. It was decided to have the November meeting at the VLUage House. This meeting will be a combination of the annual Thanksgiving dinner and the club's 13th an- niversary. Past and present club members, along with their spouses or ~ends, will be invited to this meeting. Also, members were asked to bring a canned food item for their Thanksgiving basket for a needy family. Mrs. Linden Bush was asked to he in charge of the club scrapbook. In attendance were ten club members and one guest. Refre&~nents were served by Mrs. Thomas Reichenhaugh. AARP CHAPTER MEETS THURSDAY Ompter 799, American Association of ~ Persons, will meet Thursday, November 11 at 10 a.m. in fellowship hall at Ashury United Methodist Church in Charles Town. Dr. Webb will give a program on cancer. A light lunch will he served. bodice as well as the fitted cuffs. Lace and tiny ivory covered buttons adorned the back of the gown, lace motifs adorned the skirt with Alencon lace encircling the chapel length hemline. The bride's wedding bouquet was of yellow roses. Henry Dana Ann Bowers was the maid of honor; bridesmaids Mrs. were Kim Burch, Debra Texas; BurnettandKrlstaBurch; the Claude junior bridesmaid was Lisa Burch, danghtm of the groom: Mr. The maid of honors gown was Butch of qiana with high neckline and cuffs of the long bishop sleeves House. accented with cbantilly lace. The bib effect yoke was ac- cemted with tiny lace-covered Give We invite you to join us Open Studio and November 19- 20- Ren & Pam Parziale Rt. ], Box 8E, Kearneysville, Stoneware Po~celam Make your Res, NOW for served from noon until Roost Turkey with C-- estnut I Stuffed Cornish Hens Prime Rib with Yorkshire Oyster-stuffed Rainbow Sally Lunn bread, vegetable dip' Friday thru ,r ndcf, Noon to Su~l~ geum~ I*