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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE 1 5 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1978 In i : o Carter Hall in will soon home of Project medical education known for its training programs world. HOPE's of the late . structure in Valley and its guarantees their historical and adds to the professional of an on the Well as interior of the auxiliary HOPE's needs to play a the Project HOPE Education and built in 1790 by Carter Hall is architectural masterpieces of Colonial Virginia. Its 20 rooms were earlier restored and include a magnificent free-flying stair- case. The Main Hall of light gray limestone faces a rolling lawn and a panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Two dependent houses flank the Main Hall and auxiliary buildings dot the acreage to the rear. Project HOPE, a private, nonprofit foundation known for the now-retired S.S. HOPE, world's first peacetime hospital ship, acquired the house and surrounding 77 acres through special donations made for that purpose. A capital funds campaign is already underway to cover renovation and new construction. No funds raised for regular Project HOPE programs will be used. HOPE will continue its medical training programs throughout the developing world, fully operating from its new facilities by April, 1979. At the same time the Virginia campus Will enable the Foun- dation to conduct a scholars-in- residence program with men and women on sabbatical leave when experience can be applied to national and international health problems. Dr. William B. Walsh, HOPE's founder and President, explains, "We have felt for many years that we needed a home, a place in which we could work, in which we could become more cost-effective in our management. We will use this campus to bring together some of the people with whom we have worked in various countries. We will bring them in here not only for seminars and meetings but for longer periods of time to work on program improvement and evaluation abroad." 6eronimo Mrs. John C. Zombro and family in Brunswick, Md. Mrs. Shirley Lucas from Lanham, Md. spent the weekend with her mother Mrs. Ella Zombro. Mrs. Vernon Gainsville, Va brother Reid day a dinner at the Berryville, Va. Frank Jamison mia Beach, The Senior Citizen Satllite of I-~rpers Ferry and Bolivar will be sponsoring a Christmas Bazaar gin December 2nd from 10 a.m until 4 pro. At Patches Store on Washington St. in Bolivar, Hand Made Gifts and decorations will be offered. A Ceramic Christmas Tree week-end with donated by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wyndbam will b~ raffl~d off by David Jones had the Seniors. It can be seen at the dinner, with Mr. State A.B. store in Harpers family Ferry and tickets will be lid. available. Zombro spent The Pollyanna Class of the with Mr. and Bolivar U.M. Church will have a Christmas party at the Church December 5th 6 p.m. bring a covered dish and gifts for the family. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Crock and daughter Sheri spent Thanksgiving Day with their daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. William Isherwood in C, errardstown West Va. Miss Anna Doherty from Winchester, Mass visited at Cavalier Farm this past week. Last Saturday afternoon the 1933 class of Harpers Ferry High School had a reunion at the home of Mary Cavalier Dalgarn. Those present wei'e Mrs. Helen gram Duffey and husband Dave, Mrs. Dorothea Fields. McConnell and daughter Margaret, Mrs. Louise Conard Towles, Mr. Kearfeit Dailey and wife, Doris, Mrs. Virginia Gray Trail, Mrs. Gladys Wedler Watkins, and Miss Olga Lloyd. Mrs. Geraldine Kern Basore, class of 1934 who started in the first grade with this class, was included in the enjoyable get-together. Contributions to the "Fence Fund" of the Fairview I utheran Cemetery during November were made by: development -- we foresee the time when part-time blacksmiths might become full- time skilled craftsmen with a developed market for their work." An attorney will attend the organizational meeting to provide help in the drawing up of by-laws and Miles hopes that the gathering will eventually lead to Mrs. Rosebud Bramhall memory of her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. George Longer- beam and her aunt Mildred Shumaker. Mrs. Leona Hino, Mrs. ,Nellie Smith and Mrs. Eleanor Shewbridge in memory of Nellie Pierce Sock. Miss Beatrice Miskimon in memory of of her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Stockton Spon- seller. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Noland in memory off his father and brother Roy and Charles Noland. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Horn in memory of their daughter Geri Ham. eiackatdths of W. Va. Orgarbe State Group CHA TON -- Blacksmiths from throughout West Virginia are come together for the organizational meeting of a statewide blacksmith group December t0 at 1 p.m. in Flameway Hall at Jackson's Mill. "The meeting is for anyone interested in blacksmithing whatsoever." explained Mack Miles, Crafts Representative for the Arts and Humanities Division of the Department of Culture and History. The Department will sponsor the organizational meeting. "Whether you work with metal full-time, part-time or specialize in guns, tools, knives or o~namental art -- this meeting is designed to create communication among smiths in West Virginia." Miles continued that the Artist Blacksmiths Association for North America plans to conduct an annual meeting at Jackson's Mill in the future, and that the ABANA president has already scheduled a Fall 1979 blacksmithing workshop at tE same site. "The potential is out there -- West Virginia CAN become more involved in this ar~a," said Miles. "We encourage this~ in formation of a ABANA chapter in West Virginia. "We'll even be choosing a name for the group at the meeting," he said. "It is com- pletely in starting stages and we encourage anyone who is in- terested in blacksmithing to attend." For further information, contact Miles at 348-O24O or George Nichols, blacksmith, at 269-5100. Will Give Talk, on Antietam Dec. 2 William A. Frassanito will present his slide show on An- tietam at 8:00 p.m Saturday, December 2, 1978 in the An- tietam Visitor Center. William tBill) Frassanito, 1968 graduate of Gettysburg College is being recognized nationally for journalistic contributions by the American Library Association. Bill claims a prize winning book on photography "Gettysburg: A Journey In Time." His recent publication "Antietam The Photographic Legacy of America's Bloodiest Day", is the first comprehensive work on photography done on Antietam. Bill will discuss Alexander Gardner's work at Antietam in 1862, his photo- detective research techniques, and Antietam's role as a land- mark event inthe evolution of early war photography. The Antietam book is one of Frassanito's 3-Volume set and deals with the human personal implications of the battle tragedies reflected in the photographs. Frassanito is currently working on his third book, to complete his 3-volume set with Gettysburg and Antietam. This book focuses on the Wilderness Campaign of May, 1864 to Lee's surrender at Appomattox in April, 1865. Bill's serious study of early photography has required extensive research and historical documentation. This Antietam special program is open to the public Bill will he happy to autograph his available book following his program. Plain or Safety Steel Toe-- 1155 Hardworking Feet Deserve Large selection of sizes and widths SOUTHERN STATES TOWN, W. VA. CALLING ALL, HOMEMAKERS Brought To You By For further information contact the park at (301)-432- 5125. Ask for Betty Otto. 1'he Eastern Panhandle Training Center, located on State Route 9 west of Martinsburg at the James Rumsey Vocational Center complex, will hold its annual Open House thisSunday, December 3. From I until 5 in the afternoon, the clients at the center will display their crafts and baked goods, all available for pur- chasing, and will conduct tours of the facility. Those who wish to contribute a baked item, a cake, pie, bread or candy, may do so by taking them to the training center Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.; or on Sunday from 1 to 5. The Open House, which has been conducted for a number of years, grows in popularity and patronage each year. The Eastern Panhandle Training Center clients are looking for- ward to the largest turnout ever. During your visit to the Olde Tyme Christmas celebration in Harpers Ferry and Bolivar come visit us and have some refreshments. TOMLIN'S GREENHOUSE & PLANT SHOP Large selection of poinsettia and other plants. Xmas wreaths Xmas arrangements gifts. reel; - Nov. 30-1T. PHONE: 535 - 6907 FREE DRY CLEANING EVERY WEDNESDAY BRING 3 GARMENTS PAY FOR ONLY 2 AT OUR REGULAR PRICES Leather & Suede, Fur & Fur Trim & Evening Gowns excluded. Least expensive garment cleaned FREE. ONE-HOUR SERVICE NO EXTRA CHARGE PHONE: 725.7995 IIlLLDAI,E SltOPPING CENTER Charles Town, W. Va. Oct. 26-'Tii Jan. 26- I The Mirror Bouti PRESENTS Boutique Wassail Time Leisure Nmosphere Chdstmas Treats is close at hand. It is time to indulge in of FASHION ELEGANCE and PRESTIGE. Ior yourself or another. HOW TO TAKE THE WORRY OUT OF BUYING FURNITURE It's no wondgr people have a worry when it comes to buying fur- niture. Is Going To Have A Big Renovation Remodeling Sale I stIn the fir- Everything in the Store Will Be Sold Including The Shelves, place, next to buy- " Glass Cases, Gondolas, And of Course All Of the Fine Mer- chandise. y, Dec. Dec:l , Runs Yes, ing a home itself, furniture is probably the most im- pertant purchase that you make. And secondly, when you buy furniture you ex- pect to live with it tara long time so it's not a purchase that can be treated lightly~ But we can help you take the worry out of furniture buying. Here's how: There's an old saying that goes, "where you buy is just as important as what you buy," and we try to go out of our way to see that you get furniture you'll be happy with. g In By 10% And There's More From Dec. 18th to Dec. 24th, a Big 20% will be deducted from your Register Tape Total. .And Still More Beginning Dec. 24th, the day before Christmas, and run- ning until the end of 1978 you will Receive a 30% Discount, And Then From 0u'll find the pe onnel very able to Now, this inc,udes giving Jan. 2. through January 7th, There will be a 50% Discount on any and All sizes and styles at the Mirror eoCdqu you a good enough selec- Remaining Items In The Store. tion so that you can get fur- From January 8th through January 12th All Shelves, Glass Cases and Gon- dolas, plus merchandise remaining in the store, will be sold. Everything Must go and No Reasonable Price will be refused. fhen on Saturday, January 13th A Big Auction Sale will beStaged To Com- pletely Clear out the premises So That Our Renovating WorkCan Get Under- way. The Remodeling and Renovating Work will be conducted inside the store during the period of January 14th through Jan. 19th. At No Time During the Sale and Remodeling and Renovatlng, will There be Any Interruption of Prescription Service to You ou Will Receive the same prompt and. courteous Prescription Service At All Times during the Big Sale and Remodehng Program. AGAIN WE REPEAT PRESCRIPTION (RX)*ITEMS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS SALE Gilt Dresses Our Speciality - JRS. - HALF SIZES ' ! GIFT CEi IFIcATES P.S. December Luxuries you Can Afford. qat Holiday Looks for now and later at the Mirror Boutitlue. Mop & Fn. 10g p.m. Tues Wed Thin Sat. 10-S p.m. Tam Them. 6-9 p.m. Baker Heights b Route? East " rtinsburg, West Va. Louise D. Gesnell Owner PHONE 1-263-0330 niture that's scaled right for your rooms, that's right for your needs, that's right "decorator-wise,7' and is of a color that harmonizes with your surroundings and pleases you. It includes giving you furniture from reliable manufacturers; it includes inspecting furniture before it's delivered; and it in- cludes offering you frien- dly, concerned help and suggestions. Most important, we un- derstand the worry people have about buying fur- niture find because we are aware of that, we do all we can to help you solve that problem. FURNITURE & APPLIANCES Charles Town,W.Va. Copyright It II' Located Between Ronson PostOffice & N/,W Railroad. PHONE: 725 - 7321