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10 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSONFarmer's ADVOCATE THUBSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1962 MR8. BETTY HOUGH Services were conducted last Saturday from Asbury United Methodist Church, Charles Town, for Mrs. Betty June Hough, 52, of Apple Tree Garden Apartments, Runson, who died Thursday in Jeffer- son Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Terri Rae Chattin of- Brown, Naomi Kathy and flciatnd, burial was in Edge Angela Monroe, all of Hill Cemetery. Arraugements Shepberdatown; Jo Anne were by the Melvin T. Strider Wrilht, Franklin; Melody W'm- ColonialFuneralHome: fray, Williamson; a sister, Mrs. Hough was horn June Rachel Floyd, Elizabeth, NJ.; 1930, in Charles Town, a 3O grandchildren; and a daughter of Rondo W. number of aunts, uncles and Smallwood, Sr and the late cousins. Ethel Gray Smallwond. For 25 years she worked as a SUSAN RUTHERFORD licensed practical nurse in the Services will be conducted Charles Town area; served this (Wednesday) afterneen at many years as a Girl Scout 2 o'clock from the Melvin T. group leader; was a past Strider Colonial Funeral chairman and member of the Home for Mrs. Susan Virginia Jefferson County Heart Rutherford, 72, of 414 South Association; and was, for Charles Street, Charles Town, many years, a member of the who died Sunday in Jefferson Charles Town Senior Womans Memorial Hospital. Bishop Club. She was a member of Eugene Baltimore will of- Charles Town Asbury United ficiate, burial will be in Fair- Methodist Church. view Cemetery. Born March 28, 1911, in Jef- She is survived by her hus- ferson County, a danghter of band, John "Zeke" Hough, at the late Theodore and Betty the home; a son, Raymond R. Muilaney, Clearbrook, Va.; Robinson Tln'ockmartin, she two daughters, Ms. Cindy D. was a member of the King's Hough, at the home; Mrs. Apostle Holiness Church in Jerry "Judy" Hackney, Falls Rauson. Church, Va.; a sister, Mrs. She was preceded in death William "Linda" Catiett, In- by her husband, Perry wood; and two brothers, Ron- Rutherford. do W. Smallwood, Jr Charles Surviving are a son, Howard Town; and Garland Eugene Throcknmrtin~ Fox Glen; a Smallwood, Inwood. step-son, Jerry Wayne Wilks, " Charles Town; a brother, HENRY SNYDER Theodore Throckmartin, Services were conducted Charles Town, five gran- Monday afternoon from the dchildren; and nine great- Berean Assembly of God grandchildren. Church, Shepherdstown, for Henry Snyder, 78, of 320 West MRS. CATHERINE VIANDS German Street, Shepherd- Services were to be con- stown, who died Thursday at ducted this (Wednesday) mor- his home. The Rev. William ning at 11 o'clock from the Martin officiated, burial was Melvin T. Strider Colonial in Elmwood Cemetery, Funeral Home for Mrs. Shepherdstown, Ar- Catherine May Viands, 47, rangements were by the Route 2, Charles Town, who Melvin T. Strider Colonial died Monday at Jefferson Funeral Home. Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Mr. Snyder was born April Samuel B. Miller will officiate, 12, 1904, in Jefferson County, a burial will be in Pleasant View son of the late John and Daisy Memory Gardens. ShoemakerSnyder. Born April 28, 1935 in He retired from Badger ~e, she was the daughter Powhatan in Ranson in 1973; ctthelateAntonioD'AngeloSr. prior to that he was employed and Grace May Longerbeam with the Sam Skinner or- D'Angelo. chards, Shepherdstown; and She was retired from the was recognized as a skilled Harpers Ferry National Park gardener. Service and was a member of He is survived by his wife, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Cecil May Jones Snyder, at Harpers Ferry Volunteer Fire the home; eight daughters, Department. She was a Dorothy Kees and Vernie volunteer at the center for ex- Breeden, Shepherdstown; ceptional children in Charles Wanda Ruppenthal, Berkeley Town. Springs; Georgia Canfield, Surviviugare: her husband, Berkeley County; Mary Jane Leonard W. Viands, at the Stroupe, Shepherdstown; home; two sons, Michael Elizabeth Ann CoUis, Mar- Eugene and Leonard Lee tinsburg; Henrietta Mac Eby, Viands, both at home; two Charles Town; Suzette Marie sisters, Louise Caniford, Snyder, atthe home; 19grand- Millville and Pauline Creamer, children; a number of great- Ranson; seven brothers, grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia Snyder, Catherine Frank, Charles and Michael Carbaugh, Mary Hensell, all D'Angelo, all of Millville, John D'Angelo, Kearneysville, of Hagerstown; and a brother, Samuel B. D'Angelo, Bolivar, DavidSnyder. Antonio D'Augelo, Halltown He was preceded in death by and Paul D'Angelo, Charles a sister and two brothers. Town. MRS. VIRGINIA FRAZER Word has been received here of the death in Waynesboro, Va, of Mrs. Virginia Ware Frazer, 93, the widow of the Rev. Goodwin Frazer, who died Monday, September 27 at her home. Her husband, Rev. Frazer, served the Charles Town Bapt. Church for 23 years, from April 1, 1920 to January 17, 1943. Mrs. Frazer was horn in Richmond March 2, 1889, a daughter d the late Herbert W. and Jennie Henderson Ware. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesboro. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles E. (Francis) Kirk~ of Glen Allen, Va and Mrs. W. Alvin (Caroline) Johnson, died Saturday. The Rev. Ellis Hem officiated, burial was in aoseda e Cemetery. Mr. Prather war bern Mar- ch 1, 1908, in Berkeley County, the son of Melvin and Vailie Voorbees Pratl- r. He was and was a member of the owner and operator of Prather tMethodist faith. Welding in Inwond. He is survived by his wife, He was nmrried to Lydia Mrs. Hattie Cook Monroe, at PearlWilliams. the home; three sons, James Surviving with his wife are a IW Jr Norman L and Clyde son, Douglas Eugene Prather, Vincent Monroe, all at the of Piano, Texas; two home; eight daughters, Betty daughters, Eunice Lloyd of Curtis, Sarah Kidrick, Ruth Charles Town and Linda Kleiner of Northeast, Md.; 10 gra and one sister, Josie Casper of Vanville. Three brothers and four sisters are deceased. Fire Strikes--- From Page 1 i Also early Monday morning, as units r~ from Shepherdstown, Citizens and Independent responded to an alarm at Gibsontown, off U.S. Route 340, and found a two story, frame structure fully involved in flames. The occupant, Sam Fergnson, was not at home at the time. Firemen estimated damage to the house, owned by Sam Reed of Washington, at $10,000. They are in- vest/gating the cause of the fire. Tuesday morning, a blaze which broke out in the living room of a mobile home at Cavalier Trailer Park caused $3,0~ damage. The occupant, not at home at the time, was Darlene Ann Montgomery. Citizens and Independent units answered the alarm. The cause remains under in- vestigation. COMMISSION--- From Page i prepared for the acquisition of a four-acre tract of land on Mis- sion Road from the Tri-State Houndsman's Association. The deed is subject to a.~omption of a $2,000 debt by the county. And the Commission agreed to confer with Clarke County, Va authorities on l~roblems being created by roving dog packs crossing the Virginia- West Virginia line and harrass- ing and killing livestock. This week's meeting will be held Friday morning, because of Veterans Day Tlmrsday: A similar plan will be followed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 25. As for Christmas, the annual employees party will be held DeceAtber 23, with the cour- thouse closing at noon, remain- ing closed until Monday, December 27, with no New Year's holiday except for the normal Saturday closing January I. Para-Medic From Page 1 testing will take place in Shepherd's Snyder Hall at 7 p.m. All necessary application forms will be available at that time, according to Ronald Grubb, coordinator of emergency medical services education at Shepherd. Prerequisites for admission into the paramedic prugram in- chide graduation from high School, current certification as an emergency medical techni- Feed, Grain, Wheat Signup Underway In Mike Sienkiewicz, Executive the amount of the advance pay- Director for the Jefferson ment plus interest. Interest County Agricultural Stabiliza- charged will be the rate in d- tion and Conservation Service fect for commodity loans on tim (ASCS) announces that county date of the advance payment farmers can now sign up for the plus 5 percentage points. 1983 feed grain and wheat The projected per-bushel acreage reduction programs, deficiency payment rates are: The program requires that icorn 21 ; sorghum, 20 ; farmers reduce their wheat barley 15 cents; and wheat and feed grain planted cents. The ASCS official said acreage by 20 per cent of the advance deficiency payments established base to qualify for will be half these rates. Ad- program benefits. Acreage vance payments are not reduction requirements are 10 authorized for oats. per cent with a 10 per cent paid To be eligible for program land diversion for feed grain, benefits, farmers must agree to and 15 per cent with a 5 per cent limit their feed grain and wheat paid land diversion for wheat, acreage planted for harvest to All farmers with an no more thanS0per cent of the established base who plant feed farm's feed grain and wheat grain and-or wheat are eligible base, and also to devote an to participatein the voluntary acreage equal to both the programs. Those who sign up reduction and land diversion to will be eligible for land diver- conservation uses. sion payments, deficiency Program participants will payments and price support receive target price protection loans. Farmers may request 50 of $2.86 a bushel for corn, $2.72 per cent of the 1983 diversion for sorghum, $2.60 for barley, payments and 50 per c~r~t of the $1.60 for eats, and $4.30 per projected deficiency payments bushel for wheat. Loan rates when they sign up for the pro- per bushel are: corn, $2.75; grams. Land diversion sorghum, $2.52; barley, $2.16; payments had been estsblisbed oats, $1.36; rye, S2.25, and at $1.50 per bushel for corn and wheat, $3.65. sorghum, $I.00 for barley, 75 The 1983 wheat crop will be cents for oats, and $2.70 per eligible for the farmor-owned bushel for wheat. The land grain reserve program. Deel- diversion payment is based on sions on use of the reserve for one half the per bushel pay- 1983 feed grain are being ment rate times the farm yield delayed until the domestic and times the acres diverted, world supply and demand situation is studied. Sienkiewicz notes that if a Participation in the 1963 pro- farmer accepts an advance grams is voluntary. However, payment and later does not only those farmers who take comply with the acreage reduc- part will be eligible for pro- tion program provsions, he or gram benefits. Signup will be she will be required to refund conducted through March 31. MRP Says "Beware No Drinking Water Of Solicitation" Officials d the local chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons have received reports that someone has soliciting funds, door to door, in the name of the AARP. They remind everyone to beware of such a "con game." They emphasize that the AARP does not solicit funds in this fashion. SMly Van Metre To Present Musicale The mezzanine of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library will offer something special in the way of Mr. & Mrs, Robert To New Shown above are the participants in the ribbon-cutting took place Saturday morning at 11 a.m. when the J&L store held its Grand Opening of the moving of the Charles street in Charles Town to a new location at street in Charles Town. Shown in the picture are front row Robert (Bob) Jones, the owner; Eric, the youngest of and Mrs. Jones; Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Jones; John Paul Mr. and Mrs. Jones, and George Vickers Chamber of Commerce. Back row (left to right)--John president of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce; Attorney Thomas Steptoe, Jr Jefferson County's West Virginia House of Delegates, James (Jim) Hyde, Sr sultant with the business; Tim Smith, who will be in charge fitness program and Jay Brackett, manager of the store For a number of years to be the general manager o~ Robert (Bob) Jones of the Or- the sporting good business, chard Hills Development in with Jim Hyde, St a resident Bamun, had thoughts of own- of the Shannondale sectiun of ing and operating a first class Jefferson County, a fully Pony At Hiker.Biker good, in Jo . Charles Town area. And Satur- arms spe iaiist to be in charge league. day morning at 11 o'clock a of the sale and instructiom for A Camps In Park ceremouy was the use of a wide variety of sas, Mr. beld for the grandof fu-earms, is a new line The C&O Canal NationalJ&L Sporting Goods, now added to tbe business. Bobsays motherata! Historical Park announces that located at 132 W. Washington he has also added another sev. hikers and bikers will not fred Street in downtown Charles vice to the business, a physical School in drinking water at the hiker- Town, a Imsinees venture he fitnem program which will be now biker overnight campgrounds hopes will be ~mt that.headed by Tim Smith, a where he alon.g the C&O Canal towpath member of the coaching staff sports. during the winter months. It was called a re-opening by at Charles Town High School, Potomac Because of the difficulty of Mr. Jones inasmuch as the whelmsbemdothgsomeofthis Keyser, winter access to remote loca- business which be Ixn'cbased type of work for the past from tions and limited resources in from Jake Jewell and 'l'ra~.y several years. Arkansas to! the park it is not possible to Brown, in March, bad original- Mr. and Mrs. Jones moved to take periodic water samples to ly been located at 115 N. Jefferson County about 10 A.B. meet public health re- Cbarles Street in Charles Tewn. years ago a short time after quirements. All water pumps Bob said when he purchased Mr. Jones accepted a posiUon and at these areas will be out of ser- thoJ&Lbusinees, hebadplans as a clinical psycholngist with vice from Novemhor 28,1982 to for moving the business into the Departmmt of D.C. Correc- Degree April 28, 1963, a period of 5 larger quarters and not only tions, at Lorton, Va. They had Washingtom months, adding additiouailines of mer- been residing in Keyser for The Visitors are urged to carry cbandise, butother services for some years and when Mr. water if they plan to hike or sports participants and spm Jones took the position in I.~r- baseball bike any distance. The water And with the move ton, they decided to move to pumps will be put back in Bob has already moved in that Jeffeson County. They located College fro operation on April 29, 1983, direction. He has hired Jay in Ranson, where both of them graduated Boat ramps remain open to BlackeR, resident of Mil]viLle, became very much interested ago; the river user throughout the wm,q,TheM=drhm r Presemtion Set Jones who i conditions permitting. The w ~mt " at ramps will be deaned for ram- mer use in April and May. Further information may be obtained from the District Rangers' offices or Park Head- quarters. 301-729-4200. UnPin4 wmU NORMANSCHULTZ cianandre~tioufrmn a musical program Sunday, Norman Shultz, 72,of a licensed physician. November 21 at 3 p.m. when Baltimore, Md a former Applicants also must be at Mrs. Sally VanMetre wife of Hunter's Hill, Home Of Dr. & l~ts. TrmseH least 18 years old, active in an Martinsburg Attorney John L. Bolivar resident, died last Friday in South Baltimore emergency rescue squad VanMetre, presents a musicale General Hospital. organization, and certified by under the sponsorship of the Born August 1, 1910, in Har- the American Heart Assecis- Friends of the Libary, persFerry, he was a son of the tion as an instructor in basic The program wili be free and late Forney and Hattie cardiac life support, the public is invited to enjoy Schultz. Applicants also must pass a this special musical treat which A refirad meat cutter, he basic mathemaUcs screening will offer something for people was a former employee of the test given by Sl~"d College who like classical music and Standard Lime and Stoneand must have bad a physical also something for those who Compo ny in MillviUe. He was examination within the year like the tunes from the Broad- a member of the American prior to admission into the way musical stage. Legion in Baltimore and a course. Mrs. VanMetre, aooloratura veteran of World War II, ser- More information about soprano has won wide ~ en ving in the U.S. Navy. Shepherd's paramedic pro- her voice in the area on a He was preceded in death by gram can be obtained by con- number of performances she his wife, Josephine Stallings tacting Ronald Grugg, Cool'- has given in musical shows in Schultz, in1979, dinator, EMS Education,thearea, He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Elaine Hagy, SHEPHImJ OWN - The Thornton Wilder, is open to the Shepherd College Drama imblicandennsideredsuitable l~ will present i{s fail for family entertainment. students ~ '"lira Mat- ~eawill be available at the reside chmaker this Friday, Satur- most acti day and Sunday Nov.12,13 a ,nd ~Icket prices are $3 fer the Memorial 14 at 8 p.m. in the college S general public, with ~ ifiary .aod~ Creative Arts Center Theatre. students, faculty and staff ad- The two-act farce, written by mitted free with a college ID. ms Seen Landm Shepherd College, For her program, Mrs. Shepherdstown~ VanMetre will present selec- Wayusboro; six grandchildren gldershurg, Md.; two sons, tions by Puccini and Verdi, and sixgreat-grandc~dren. Maynard V. Schultz, San Nuclear romm songs by Schumann and Agravesidesorvicewascon- Angelo, Texas; Norman H. Vaughn-Williamsandaselec- ductedbytheRev.Hermanln- Schultz, Baltimore; a sister, Shepherd a. ~ from the opera "Mignen" ge at Hollywood Cemetery, Mrs. Catherine Brislin, Thurs~ w along with some songs front Richmond. Baltimore; two brothers, Broadway musicals. Harvey Schultz, CharlesThe Shepherd College Pro- Mrs. VanMetre, now in her JAMESW. MONROE Town, andKennethShultz; 10 gram Board community lssues" 7th year of study with Barbaru Services were conducted .grandchildren and 8 great Forum is sponsoring a BuckStenger.Sbealsohaspur- Sunday ~ at Asbury ~dren. Veterans Day Convocation on sued advanced studies at the He was also preceded in Nw, mber llth at 7:30 p.m. in *the death by two brothers and a Ballroom of the Student sister. Union Building. This program Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C. as well as a master's clas~ conducted by a member of the New York City O ra. She is member of the Shepherd Col- lege M sterworks Chorale and me Shepherd Chamhorsmgers. Accompanying Mrs. VanMetre for her perfor- mance, will be Fran Cox, wife of philipCox, a local certifmd public accountant. Mrs. Cox is a graduate in music from West Virginia Univesity, is also a member of the Shepherd Chambersingers and the Masterworks Chorale. United Methodist Church, town, for James W. Monroe, 63,'of Shepherdstown, who died Wednesday, Services were conductedis part of a nationwide em- November 3 in City Hospital, Monday afternoon from the phasis occurring on many cam- Murtimbur& The Rev. Car- Eacldes Funeral Home, Her- puses entitled"Solutions to the man Coletto offleiated, burial pets Ferry. The Rev. Temple Nuclear Arms Race." was m Plensm View Memory G. Wheeler officiated, Imrial The speaker for me evening Gar&ms. Arrangements were was in Fairview Cemetery, will be Mr. Robert T. Scott, by the Rosedale Funeral Heme. Bolivar. presently research coordinator Born October 6, 1919, in Jef- for the Arms Control Associn- fersonceunty, he was a son of HAROLDW.PRATHER tion and f~erly editor of the late Samuel Monroe and Services were conducted"Arms Control Today." After Fannie Monroe McCunn. Tuesday afternoon at the Mr. Scott's presentation and a He was retired from Brown Funeral Home, Ma r. question and unswer period, me SlmpherdC0lle afler ymrs tiusburg, for Harold w.fllm "No First Us ' will be iothenm intenancedegartment Prather~ 74, o~ Inwood, wh~ shown. Hunters KUl, located immediately to the cut ot Charles Town, has been designated a Jefferson County Historic Landmark. Today R is the beautifully maintained home of Dr. and Mrs. William E. Trussell. The original house was built by Andrew Hunter apparently in the late 1820's, Andrew Hunter served as one of the prosecutors in the John Brown Trial. In July 1864, the house was burned by order of General David Hun- ter who was a first cousin of the owner. The family not to remove any of their pouessions, clothing, and Hunter was im- prisoned. After the War, Andrew Hunter rebuilt the house on its original foun- dations. The handsome interior woodwork conforms to the style of the early 1800's. A Pre.ueed