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December 4, 2003

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, December 4, 2003 725-2621 i Leetown Mary Belle Starliper - Rt. 3, Box 293 Kearneysville, WV 25430 folks. We hope you had a Thanksgiving Day. I spent the watching the parade, then lots of Recipe is the first year in a that I haven't done "Mrs. Smith" and a couple of pies, but that--nothing! Is of the many, many older? all too well the my mother's cakes, my :aret's and Aunt pies, and know I can them, so I'm just You have some chocolate at 'our house, you'll them to this cake Pound Cake softened; 3 sugar; 2 tsp. 5 eggs; 2 tsp. instant 1/4 cup hot wa- unsifted all-purpose cup Hershey's cocoa; 1/2 tsp. baking pow- der; 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk (to sour the milk, use 1 Tbsp. vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup). Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl for five minutes at medium speed. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Dis- solve coffee granules in water. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa, salt, and baking powder. Add alternately with coffee and buttermilk or sour milk to creamed mixture, beat- ing just until mixture is blended. Pour into greased and floured 12-cup bundt pan or 10- inch tube pan. Bake at 325 de- grees for 1 hour and 20 min- utes, or until cake tester (tooth- pick or broom straw) inserted comes out clean. Cool 20 min- utes, then remove from pan. Cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. See em' Early If you love to drive through the neighborhoods to look at the all the unique Christmas decorations, you can get an early start. Drive by the Grove- Russell homes, located about Putnam Woman To Head State Democrat Group woman, commu- and political activ- been elected president Federation Inc. Coria, owner of sev- enterprises, was opposition at Federation's meeting at Snow- Coria, founding of the Putnam ' C~aapter of the Federa- served as dis- for the 2nd Con- District. honored and chal- assume a leadereship the Democratic Federation during election year," Coria out that she, a~ other party leaders, ries of meetings state ~plan an expanded role for democratic women. The Federation of Demo- cratic Women is the organiza- tion that embodies approxi- mately 3,000 members in 35 counties. Coria is married to Left Moore, a Democrat party leader. She works with their jointly-owned government re- lations firm. Other officers elected are Vice President Belinda Biafore, of Marion County, Treasurer Flossie Blaney, of Monongalia County, Secretary Verna Tarr, of Brooke County, and Histo- rian MaryAnn Henry, of Cabell County. Coria will succeed Monon- galia County resident Carye ~Blaney, who held the position of president the past four years. Please Give To The United Way of Jefferson County Support Your Country... By Supporting Your Community... Unw.ed WaU Gift Certificates Give them something really different this year. A gift subscription to the " Spirit of Jefferson is a gift they keep receiving all year long. Stay informed on sports, news and events in 3efferson County. Our gift certificates are great stocking stuffer$! pirit ot dier on,--, [blmcat 210 North George Street, Chartes Town, WV Phone: (304) 77.5-2046 halfway between Leetown and Kearneysville. You'll want to drive slowly because there's so much to see. The beautiful dis- play surrounds the Grove home, extends to the Russell home and surrounds it too! Don't miss it. For Area Youth "The Network" is the newly- formed youth group at Leetown United Methodist Church. Led by Pastor Melissa Rudolph, the group meets each Wednesday evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. Enjoy movies, pizza, praise, and fellowship. All area young people are in- vited to attend. Out to Eat Your FLC and her better half had breakfast in Martinsburg to celebrate Gene's birthday. Jimmy and Emma Locke treated us, along with our "Dolly Ann", Catherine Belle Vickers. We always enjoy get- ting together. 4-H Happenings December 6, the Charles Town/Ranson Christmas Pa- rade will be held. Also that day, the Shepherdstown Holiday Parade will take place. Camp Frame prints and note cards are available at the Extension office. These beauti- ful prints are the creation of Paul Hovatter and can be pur- chased for $10. The note cards, also bearing images of Camp Frame, are $5 for a package of 10. Proceeds benefit Camp Frame. The Jefferson County Exten- sion office is located on Wiltshire Road and now has the web site jefferson/index.htm. Home for Thanksgiving Erin Dilley spent the Thanksgiving holiday with her parents, Winston and Tracey Dilley, and grandmother, Aunt Dot Blue, all of our town. Erin is a student at The University of Charleston in Charleston, W. Va. Don't Forget Our thoughts and prayers continue for all the men and women in the military, espe- cially those far away from home and in harm's way. We also remember those who have recently lost loved ones, victims of fire and flood, and all those who are ill and/or hurting in any way. They are in our thoughts and prayers each day. Let us know of those who are ill and we'll add them to our thoughts and prayers list. Till Then... ..have a great week! Maybe you'll have time to get some of th. at holiday shopping done early. Believe it or not, I have mine ahnost finished, the first time in a long time for this accomplishment. If you have time, send me one of your "special" holiday recipes. Something that has be- come a tradition in your thmily, or just something you enjoy making for the family during the holidays and would like to share with us. Also, ifyour family has some special holiday tradit:ions (other than fbod) we'd like to know about them so we can share them with our readers. Thought for the Week Christmas is the time when some folks buy this year's gifl:s with next year's money: COMPLETE FAMILY PHARMACY-PRESCRIPTIONS ARE OUR SPECIALTY Serving Jefferson County Over 60 Years Paul R. Manzuk, President 114 W. WASHINGTON ST. I I i s34.95 a month* i~e o?fer a wide variety of items from the most popular vendors for preschool through secondary grade levels. We have the teaching, tools available for educators and parents. I s c.m I ~ SUPPLIES, u~ #5 Ranson Square Ranson, WV 25438 (3o41 7= soos M-F 12Noon-7PM Satl0-5PM Online shopping and everything else is faster with FrontierNeCDSL Internet access. Save even more when you get it with Frontier Choices." Limited time offer. Unlimited Internet access. 1-866-9oo-9932 $34.95 ~s a ~x~'~oo..~ rr~Ny t',~e fo~ ~ fi~ 6 months ~ 2003 ~ Corecnur~ Company Fror~,'N~ ~s a ~ mark of Oltzem ~,~ations Off~ ~ t O r, ew Front ~Ne~ CY~ c~,, &-~cl exp4~es 1/31/04 Yc~ rrc~st choose ftor*fied~et ;~ yo~" FaP to quaE~ foe fto~tecNe~ pr~motiov~d p~i~ g See.~ce sub~t to w,~c~r~ ~ I~ l~e,e l~f,L ~ wry Apph~ ~x.e.s and tu~'ct~,~*s v~ be I~ tns.~r/o~ ct~ges may A_ddi~~ ~-.tio~ m~ ~y CZN. ~4 9~.6JWV When it comes to charity, we walk the walk. BCI" employees donated time and hard work to United Ways Day of Cadng. They also pledged more than $10,089 to United Ways Annual Employee Campaign---exceeding their goal by 2~/d Thanks to BC'T employees for making the Eastern Panhandle a better place to live. Member Bank Charles Town tbars poss~bl~ in b~" c Town I I l Hedgimville I Fl~C 725-8431 876-2563 535.6336 754.0000