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November 11, 1982

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12 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1982 i ii!!: ~ PARTICIPANTS IN GRAND OPENING LYNN'S HALLMARK SHOP Shown above are the participants in the ribbon-cutting ceremony which was staged in connection with the official grand opening of Lynn's Hallmark Shop, located in the Charles Town Shopping Plaza, which took place Friday morning, Nov. 5. Lynn's is a family operated group of four such stores located in Winchester, Va Martinsburg, Charles Town and Oakland, Md. Shown in the picture (left to right) are: Robert (Bob) Proudfoot, who opened the first of the four stores in Oakland, Md in 1932 as a pharmacy and greeting card business; Mike Proudfoot, one of four sons of Mr. and Mrs. Proudfoot and one of two sons now associated with the businesses; Charles Bechdel, owner and operator of Bechdel Jewelry stores in Inwood and the Charles Town Plaza and assistant treasurer of the Charles Town Plaza Merchants Association.; Mrs. Robert Proudfoot and Michele South, a member of the Charles Town store staff. Genetic Engineering Subject AAUW Meet In Shepherdstown Using slides, film, cultures, "and other lab samples, Dr. Anne Abeles, of the Cancer Research Center in Frederick, Md explained genetic. engineering to the Sbepher. dstown Branch, American Association of University Women, at their October meeting. Dr. Abeles, a graduate of the University of Maryland with a PhD in Biophysics, listed production of hormones and vaccines among the beneficial uses of genetic engineering in addition to its use as a tool in finding out ~ all living things. She stressed the di~iculty of finding the coded sequence in a gene, determing the protein it produces, and then searching for a way to change or modify, it to make it more useful. ~e explained how DNA is located, isolated, and extracted for use. The bacteria chosen for this engineering are simple home of Sara Lueck, organisms so weak that they ~eamboat Run, with Ursula cmmot survive outside of the Riley, Jean Jacebs, Mary special environment created Speg, and Lame Stanley as for them. Thus, all of the hostesses. research is a painstaking The Branch voted to sell process which takes years and appointment calendars to thousand of steps to complete, raise money for the AAUW The meeting was held at the Educational Foundation. II I I arpers Everyday dozens of freight and passenger trains pass through the river gap at Harpers Ferry, carrying their leads to destinations near and far. However, Sunday, November 14, things will change as the destination for train and toy enthusiasts will be Harpers Ferry and the real trains will be joined by a vast array of model trains and toys. The first annual Harpers Ferry Train and Toy Show will open at 10 a.m. Sunday morn- ins and continue until 4 p.m. The show will feature model trains and toys, both old and new, along with railroad memorabelia. Dealers from a five state area will be display- ing a large selection of trains and related toys, The train and toy show is an ideal opportunity to see unique and unusual trains and toys. For those who enjoy the hobby model railroading it provides the opportunity to acquire new items for a train layout or bad- ly needed parts to repair older trains and toys. The entire family will enjoy the operating train displays. in conjunction with the show the miniature outdoor railroad of Robert Wallich will be operating. It is located just off U.S. 340 ~'nately one half mile from the show. A ride on the miniature railroad is a delight for young and old alike. The Harpers Ferry Train and Toy Show is conveniently located just off U.S. 340, one I would like to express my sincere appreciation to everyone who gave me a vote and support in my successful bid for re-election toth Jefferson County Commission. H. Moore, Jr. mile west of Harpers Ferry Na- tional Park at the KOA Cam- pground Exhibition Hall. Highway signs will indicate the entrance area from the main highway. For additional infor- mation regarding the show you may phone 304-535-2372 or 301-635-2343. An admission fee is charged. GRACE CHURCH CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Grace Episcopal Church in Berryville will offer its annual Christmas Bazaar on Thur- sday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Friday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m until 2 p.m in the Parish House on North Church Street. Features will include Christmas ornaments, attic treasures, hand-knitted items, ' and.other handmade articles, all suitable for Christmas gift purposes. Refreshments will be available Thursday evening, and lunch will be served on Friday. NiEINll~l ZION BAPTIST CHURCH The Rev. Phillip M. Coram, pastor of Zion Baptist Church, 801 Harewood Avenue, Charles Town, announces that the Rev. Alvin Parris, former pastor of the church, will be the guest speaker Friday, Nov. 12th at 7:30 p.m. under sponsorship of the churches Deacon Board. The Zionites will be celebrating their anniversary on Sun Nov. 14th at 4:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Jphn Davis of the Zion Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. There is a clothing closet opened on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 12:00 noon. They are to cloth the needy. Fair Association's Annual To Be Held Nov. The annual membership din- ner and meeting of the Jeffer- Any son County Fair Association will be held Thursday, November 18at7:00p.m. atthe ty Fair Jefferson County Community Center at Bardane. Following dinner the to membership will hear a report of directers. of the 1~2 county fair and elect a board of directors for 1983. President Those attending may make a dinner reservation for $'2.00 at ticipate in the County Extension Office in to Charles Town before ! Men's, Women's and Children's Men's Price Range $ Women's Price Range $ Children's Price Range $ 237 West Washington Street Sealy's 2nd These Sealy Mattresses have speciall for firmness combined with dee Rugged torsion bar foundation. Come in bird shoppers get the savings! come to our into Of AT 132 W. 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