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December 17, 1998

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, December 17, 1998 3 .CS Barbara Hooper 615 S. Seminary St. 725-7742 had several days of rain for that let's be truly Now, if it wouldn't be trouble, I'd like some Christmas. Not a bliz- t one those snows that we all of the Christmas -a perfect one. red seeing Charles of Horses last Sun- riders, carts and rances all looked so ~and seasonal. It takes for the participants to get their horses (and mules) ready for the parade, as well as them- selves. The onlookers appreciate all your efforts, equestrian paraders! See you again next year. (Our daughter Pam was in the parade, riding her sweet "Pea- nut." She and her friends enter every year, and have a great time riding down main street.) Are you ready for Christmas? Most women would probably an- swer "No!" while a majority of the men might murmur "Yeah " Even in the 1990's, it seems to me, women still do most of the prepa- rations. Wlm bakes the cookies? Addresses the cards? l)ecorates tim house? Gift-shops tbr talnily and fiiends? Make crafts? Trilns the tree? Say, A1 trims our tree! And he does like to go Christmas shop- ping - alone or with inc. Also, A1 is very helpful wit:h the small stuff. those exasperating details that are so time-consuming - like straightening out the tree lights and checking the bulbs, or putting up the wreathe and adjusting its bow just so. He also makes an ex- cellent pot of coffee, keeps the leaves raked and the patio swept, takes out the trash and the recyclables. Hey, maybe the 90's man - at any age - is evolving into a differ- ent breed of animal. And maybe the women of the 90's - at any age - veils Latest Pu above from left to right, at a reception on Sunday, December 6, to introduce Hugh ~ew book Burials in Jefferson County. West Virginia. 1978.1998, are Florence Moore and members of the Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Historical Soci- Voress; Dr. John Stealey, president of the Historical Society; and Jean Franzen, also a JCHS Board. E. Voress was honored at held by the Jefferson Society at the on Sunday, De- Mr. Voress is the princi- of just released Historical represents an update the Bee Line Chap- ter of the Daughters of the Ameri- can Revolution, published in 1980 as Tombstone Inscriptions. The information presented in Burials in Jefferson County was derived from obituaries published in the Spirit of Jefferson Advocate between 1978 and 1998. In addi- tion, some information missing from Tombstone Inscriptions has been included in the new publica- tion. Betty Kearney, Jack Lindahl, Betty Lowe and Florence Moore helped Hugh Voress with the compilation. Blarials in Jefferson County will be available to members of the Jefferson County Historical Soci- ety for $16 until January. The price after January, and the cur- rent price for non-members of the Society is $18. You can contact the Jefferson County Historical Soci- ety at P.O. Box 485, Charles Town, WV 25414. are partly responsible for lifts wel- come change. Could be Buy A Tree & tlelp The Animals Gowers Feed is selling 4 to 5 foot live, balled-root Colorado Blue Spruce trees. They are beau- tit fl, hardy and locally grown. All profits from the trees will go to ~he Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County. Th~ price of the tree is $45 to $55. Pecans Going Fast Georgia pecans, sold by the Shenandoah Garden Club, are still available but very popular, so get yours as soon as you can. A pound of halves is $6.50, a pound of pieces $6. To obtain your nuts you may call Kay Akers 725-7767, Frances Hockman 876-6477, Ethel Wood 876-6480 or Nancy Alfriend 725- 2040. The Recipe Corner Every time l serve this crab dish, several people request the recipe. It is a favorite of my zliece, Carole Griffith. Easy and deli- cious - my two requirements for this segment. Manor Crab Dip "My very best one. People go crazy over it; this is expensive but rich, so a little goes a long way." Carole Griffith, Monkton, Md. 1 pound back fin lump crab meat; 2 Tbsp. capers (the little ones, not the big ones); 3/4 cup mayonnaise; salt and pepper; 1/2 of a Kraft Cracker Barrell sharp cheddar, grated. Mix everything except the cheese together. Spread in bottom of 8 x 11 inch baking dish. Put grated cheese over the top. Bake at 350 degrees until the cheese melts and it's hot and bubbly. (Takes about 15 to 20 minutes). - BRITT ' GETTY LAW OFFICES INJURED? BRAIN-DAMAGED BABIES AND CHILDREN MAJOR MALPRACTICE AND PERSONAL INJURY WRONGFUL DEATH NO ATTORNEY FEE UNLESS WE COLLECT MONEY FOR YOU Britt Getty Law Offices 263.5000 Serve the Me[ha garlic rounds or qYiscuits. Birthdays and Anniversaries A very happy December birth- day greeting to: Donald Cline, Helen Dorf, Greg Furr and Rhett Zillinger on Dece.mber 18; Todd Brady, Belinda ttiggs, Allison I,ance, Joyce Smith and Burla Tenney on I)ecember 19; Mary Frances Ingrain, Ann Smith and Matthew Parks on December 20; Barbara Carper, GeJ-ald Davis, Brittney l)inges, Cornelia Hockman, Roseluary Hooe and our first-born son, Steve Hooper on l)ecember 21; Merry Carol Jonkers, Theodore Lewis, Lisa Snyder, Page Stern, Carol Vogler and Peggy Whitnmre on I)ecember 2'2; Grace Chambly, Crystal Craig, Roger Ellis, Justin Hardy, Linda Hine, Kaitilin Merchant and ,lay Sigrist on December 23; Judith t'.'ain, ()ra Cooper. 1)onna Coyle, Bryant Humlner, Robert Keeton, Steve A, Smith and Margaret Watson on l)ecelnber 24. Anniversary congratulations to: Dennis and Marsha Dibbern on December 18; Charlie and Ann Workman on December 20; Robert and Rachel Tansill on December 21; Helen and Bill Anders (48 years!), Margy and Harry Barker (47 years!) and Bob and Debbie Henshaw on December 23. All for now take care, and take a minute for yourself. If this scene turns you off-- ---forget those hard-t0-find gifts, give a subscription to your county newspaper. What a better way to serve as a weekly reminder all year long of your thoughtfulness, and for only $20 in-county. $22 in-state. $23 out-of-state 210 NORTH GEORGE STREET p.O. BOX 966 CHARLES TOWN, WV 25414. Opens in Ranson Dollar General Store held a grand opening last week and the scene above shows the Hbbon-cutting ceremony for the new facility in Ranson Square Shopping Center. From are Robby Getts, Margaret Kinsey (district manager), Tammy Penwell, Mrs. Kelly customer), Bruce Hess (assistant manager in Charles Town), Peggy Staubs, Terry Grove, Angela Thompson (store manager), Todd Longerbeam, Michael Knott, Cheryl Spring, and Howard Shade (Ranson City Councilman). Back row, from Carr David Mills (Ranson City Manager), Betty Billere. Not shown are staff mem- Doris Smith, Margaret Kinsey and Chuck Sansbury. The Ranson facil- uare feet in all, is just one of 500 new locations opened by Dollar General this year. You vau only 20%* of the total prescription charge. (Example: $30 Rx - you pay only $6.00!) Let us submit all bills for your Prescriptions & Disbetic Supplies directly to your insurance company. No more. insurance paperwork No reeetpt$ forgotten in a drawer No enrollment fee to We do it all for you! SIGN UP for this service TODAY! 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