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Winchester Star (Newspaper) - December 30, 1980, Winchester, Virginia Calvin Kane Owens Sr. Calvin Kane Owens Sr., 55, of 1216 Crest Circle, Winchester, died Tuesday in Newton D. Baker Veterans Center in Martinsburg, W. Va. Funeral services are incomplete. Arrangements are being handled by Omps Funeral Service. Harry G. Herron Mrs. John Delbert Hite of Bloomery, W.Va. has received word of the death of her son-in-law, Harry G. Hereon, 79, of Washington R.D. 1, who died Dec. 16 at his home. He was born May 7,1901, in Thomas, a son of William 6. and Martha Patterson Herron. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Washington and the Tri-State Historical Steam Engine Association. Surviving are his widow, Hazel Hite Herron, whom he married April 28,1924, two daughters, Mrs. Leru McCloskey of Washington R.D. 8, and Mrs. Nova Miller of Washington R.D. 1; one brother, Albert R. Herron of Washington and three granddaughters. A grandson, Timothy Harris, preceded her in death. A funeral service was conducted Dec. 18 in Washington, Pa. W. Harry Whetzel W. Harry Whetzel, 80, of Rt. 1, Edin-burg, died Sunday in Shenandoah County Memorial Hospital. Mr. Whetzel was born Oct. 15,1900 in Lantz Mill, a son of the late William Henry and Mary Catherine Litten Whetzel. He was a member of Union Forge United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by bis wife, Mamie Thompson Whetzel. He is survived by two sisters, Miss Clara Whetzel of Stephens City and Miss Mildred Whetzel of Maryland; one niece; and one nephew. He was preceded in death by one sister. A funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock by the Rev. Tom Pentecost. Burial will be in Cedar-wood Cemetery in Edinburg. Pallbearers will be Allen Thompson, Mickey Thompson, Harris Thompson, Phil Litten, Gary Rhinehart and William J. Didawick. The family will receive friends at Dellinger Funeral Home Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. The family will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodstock Volunteer Rescue Squad. Julia V. Sprinkle Getts Julia Virginia Sprinkle Getts, 76, of 110 N. Buckmarsh St., Berryville, died today in Winchester Memorial Hospital. She was born July 27,1904, in Broadway, Va., a daughter of the late Percy Sprinkle and the late Sally Sprinkle. Her Husband, Lloyd F. Getts, survives. She was a nousewife and a member of the Free Pentecostal Church in Berryville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Hazel Rankin of Rippon, W.Va., Alma Lanham of Berryville; four sons, Robert E. Getts, Franklin J. Getts, Elmer D. Getts, all of Rippon, and Randolph S. Getts of Berryville; one brother, Frank Sprinkle of Salem, Va.; two sisters. Lidia Franklin of Roanoke and Helen Zelnick of New Jersey; 38 grandchildren and 23 greatgrandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at Enders Funeral Home in Berryville Jan. 3,1981, at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Luther Elliott. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Berryville. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, Jan. 2,1981, from 7 to 9 o'clock. When help is most needed, we want to help. Mr. Ronald Maitland Buffum Friday-11 a.m. First Baptist Church Bath, Maine Burial: Floral Park Pittsfield, New Hampshire Mr. Calvin Kane Owens, Sr. Arrangements Incomplete -Qrops PHONE 662-6633 , Mrs. Maggie Mae Deavers Mrs. Maggie Mae Deavers, 84, formerly of 359 E. Piccadilly St., died Dec. 26 at Shawnee Springs Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since 1977. Born in Brunswick, Md. June 26,1896, a daughter of the late Reuben W. and Emma V. Norris Hawkins, she was a member of Braddock Street United Methodist Church. She was the widow of the late Harry N. Deavers. Surviving are one sister, Virginia H. Emmart of Alexandria and a number of nieces and nephews. A funeral service was conducted Dec. 28 at John T. Williams Funeral Home in Brunswick, Md. Burial was in St. Marks Cemetery, Petersville, Md. Ronald M. Buffum Ronald Maitland Buffum, 70, of 987 Middle St., Bath, Me., died Monday in Winchester Memorial Hospital. Mr. Buffum was born Aug. 21,1910 in Pittsfield, N.H., a son of the late George H. and Mary Brown Buffum. He was a retired manager of Congress Sportswear in Bath, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Bath. Surviving with his widow, Gertrude Trickey Buffum, are one daughter, Mrs. Barbara B. Hensley of Winchester, and two grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2,1981, at the First Baptist Church in Bath by the Rev. Stanley Welch. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery, Pittsfield, N.H. Friends may call at Desmond Funeral Home, Bath, Me. Local arrangements are being handled by Omps Funeral Service. Robert E.Feltner Robert Edward Feltner, 89, of Blue-mont, died Monday in Newton D. Baker Veterans Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Mr. Feltner was born Jan. 3,1891, in Bluemont, a son of the late Andrew Jackson and Sarah Chamblin Feltner. A retired carpenter, he was an Army veteran of WW I and a member of Mountain Baptist Church. Surviving with his widow, Elsie Chapman Feltner, are three sons, Andrew F. Feltner and Edgar C. Feltner, both of Bluemont, and Richard O. Feltner of Berryville; four daughters, Mrs. Marie Shockey of Frederick, Md., Mrs. Reva Webb of Winchester, Mrs. Helen Hummer of Bluemont and Mrs. Velma Lewis of Arlington; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Mountain Baptist Church in Clarke County by the Rev. Dargan B. Lucas. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Feltner, Richard Feltner Jr., Blaine Feltner, Kim Feltner, Jimmy Hummer and Hank Webb. The family will meet at Enders Funeral Home in Berryville at 1 p.m. Wednesday and go in procession to the church. Friends may call at Enders Funeral Home. Auoclottd Prnt FOLK SINGER Tim Hardin, 39, best known as the composer of "If I Were a Carpenter," was found dead in his Hollywood apartment Monday night. The cause of death was not immediately determined, but there was no reported evidence of foul play. Tradition ... Service ... And so Much More Jones funeral home, inc. 228 S ftuunt VVtrr NEW YEAR PRAYER We give thanks and pray for peaM |ts and happiness for our friends and all mankind. k J 228 ONES FUNERAL HOME, INC. Anodat�d frw%% Dump Truck Dumped Dump truck driver Winston Caldwell and Tommy Maxfield, left, study the situation after Caldwell accidently backed his truck into the railroad car in Athens, Tex. Caldwell said the arresting bar on the ramp broke off as he backed to dump a load of clay. Suit Irom Page I vide adequate notice to all those involuntarily sterilized by the state of the facts and circumstances of the sterilizations, including the effects and possible reversibility of the operations where feasible. Finally, it asks for medical, surgical and psychological assistance as necessary to prevent further harm, including operations to reverse sterilizations where possible. The suit does not seek monetary damages; any such action would have to be brought individually, according to the spokesman for Hogan & Hartson. (See Related Story) TWO PHYSICIANS, one of whom practices surgical reversals of sterilizations, are also plaintiffs in the suit. They are Dr. Janice Gable of Washington County, Virginia, and Dr. Joseph Had-dad of Richmond. The law firm spokesman said the doctors were named as plaintiffs to "focus even more attention on the medical consequences of the sterilizations. We wanted the judge to see that there are medical consequences that result from this." Added Chan Kendrick, director of the Virginia ACLU, "they are willing to provide medical care for those in the sterilized class." He said Gable is already treating some of those who were sterilized, but she has not been able to get records of their operations. The ACLU finally brought the suit after months of negotiations with the attorney general's office failed to produce an out-of-court settlement. "They have not yet been willing to commit themselves to a program of notification and assistance," the Hogan & Hartson spokesman said. "We had told them all along if they were willing to commit themselves to that principle, we would not file, but negotiate, but they have not yet been willing to agree to that." Under the rules of the court, the state has 20 days to file a response to the suit. The attorney says interrogatories will be filed seeking additional information in the records of the institutions, something representatives of those sterilized have previously been denied. Former City Woman in Auto Accident Faye Ann Dutton, 26, formerly of Winchester, is in serious condition in the intensive care unit at the Washington, D. C, Hospital Center following a two-car accident last Friday near Warren-ton. Miss Dutton, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dutton of 416 Mosby St., was returning to Richmond following a Christmas visit to Winchester when the 2:40p.m. accident occurred. State Police say Miss Dutton, who was driving a 1978 Ford, was headed south on Rt. 29 near Opal when she attempted to make a left turn on to Rt. 17. She struck a car driven by Francis Smith Moore, 30, of Remington. Moore was not hurt, the state police reported. Miss Dutton was first taken to Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton and then transferred by helicopter to the Washington hospital. Cheaper Insurance For Non-Smokers Peoples Life Insurance Co., a Washington, D.C., insurance company with an office in Winchester, has joined a list of insurance companies in the state that offer savings on life insurance premiums for non-smokers. Peoples is offering up to a 10-percent savings on its annual premiums for life insurance with a new policy, known as "The Capitalizer." The policy features the non-smoker's premium discount as one of its inflation-fighting features, says Arvin "Boh" Weddle, district manager of Peoples Life. Jay Newman, the state's commissioner of insurance, said Monday that MONUMENTS ICUILDI ''MZksi�Jrfs^ JEFFRIES MEMORIAL CO. Formerly Haines Memorial Co. 151. Cork St. Winchester Phone 662-6523 the non-smoking discount is not new to the state and several companies offer it. "It actually was pioneered about 15 years ago by the State Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Massachusetts. I don't have a list of all the companies in the state that now offer the premium, but 1 do know quite a few companies offer it." Newman said the non-smoking discount policy has evolved into several innovative life insurance discounts based on such health factors as policy holders' weight and how often they exercise. The Winchester Star ! (Usps�m�) | Second CluiPoiUge Paid it Wlnchtder.Vi 2260V;' Telephone W7-3S00 i. Dally Except Sunday Subscription Rates: i On EatabUrtiefl Routes) Local Carrier Delivery . ttt.myear tlt.MiU months W.M three months Mail and Motor Delivery Rates: i (23.00 year 117.50 six mouths PM three months 228 S. Pleasant Valley Road 703^62-2523 4 ARRANGEMENTS CUT FLOWERS POTTED PLANTS CORSAGES SMALTS FLORISTS, INC Phone 667-1687 The Rock of Ages Warranty Lasts Forever. No one can do more. BERNARD F. GROVES MONUMENTS 213 S. Braddock St. Winchester 662-5310 XXXX Roin ES3 Showeri Sloiionoty Occluded igurtt s low temper alurt for area NATIONAL WfATHEH SHVICf, NOAA, U.S. Dept. ol CowwerteJ Alloc lot�d PrMf Mop Sunny weather is expected in the forecast period, Tuesday until Wednesday morning, for most of the nation. Snow is forecast for the upper Great Lakes. Temperatures are expected to be cold across the northern tier of states and milder in the southern sections of the country. THE WE A THER Tomorrow: Cloudy and Cold The Forecast NORTHERNVALLEY Partly cloudy and colder tonight. Low in the 20s. Variable cloudiness and cold Wednesday. Highs around 40. VIRGINIA Variable cloudiness and colder tonight and Wednesday with a chance of snow in the west portion Wednesday afternoon or night. Lows tonight in the 20s to around 30. Highs Wednesday in the 30s to around 40. WEST VIRGINIA Mostly cloudy through Wednesday. Snow developing in the west Wednesday afternoon. Highs Wednesday around 30 to the mid 30s. Lows tonight in the 20s. EXTENDED FORECAST The National Weather Service's extended outlook for Virginia for the period of Thursday through Saturday is forcloudy skies with a chance of precipitation Thursday. Clearing Friday. Fair Saturday. Daytime highs near 30 in the mountains and mostly in the 30s elsewhere Thursday, increasing Friday and Saturday to the 30s in the mountains and north portion and near 40 to the raid 40s elsewhere. Nightly lows near 20 in the mountains and mostly in the 20s elsewhere. Rainfall Rainfall during the past 24 hours ending at 11 a.m. today - .01. December rainfall to date-0.41. 1980 rainfall to date - 33.77 inches. Yearly rainfall for the past five years is as follows: 1979, 51.79 inches; 1978, 43.65 inches; 1977,31.35 inches; 1976,43.56 inches; 1975,50.85 inches. Average rainfall by month for the past 66 years: January, 2.41 inches; February, 2.08 inches; March, 3.02 inches; April, 3.09 inches; May, 3.71 inches; June, 3.91 inches; July, 3.91 inches; August, 3.88 inches; September, 2.89 inches; October, 3.10 inches; November, 2.63 inches; December, 2.46 inches. The highest annual rainfall for the past 66 years was 53.02 inches in 1972. The lowest annual rainfall for the past 66 years was 17.15 inches in 1930. The average rainfall for the past 66 years is 37.09 inches. TEMPERATURES 11 a.m. High Low Today..............44 33 Year Ago...........58 28 Yesterday's official high temperature was 43 degrees. Girl Says Father Put Her in Oven RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A 7-year-old girl has told authorities her father stabbed her in the head with a table fork and then locked her inside a hot electric oven, according to police. Detective G.H. Westbrook said the child, Dontressa Taylor, told officers Monday she beat on the oven door with her hands and head in a vain attempt to escape. Westbrook, who said the child also was hit over the head with a soft drink bottle, reported the girl had stab wounds on her head and cuts and third-degree burns over most of her body. She was in fair condition at Wake Medical Center. The child's father, Donald Joseph Holmes, 30, was charged with child abuse and held in lieu of $100,000 bond, the detective said. Westbrook said the child's mother, Jessie Mae Taylor, told police the girl was beaten during a domestic dispute. The mother identified Holmes as the child's father, Westbrook said. Westbrook said Ms. Taylor told him that she was beaten soon after the domestic dispute began so she locked herself in a bedroom with a second child. Ms. Taylor later heard Dontressa screaming and went to investigate at about 5 a.m. Westbrook quoted her as saying Holmes left the apartment after Dontressa was locked in the oven. She said the oven controls were on, Westbrook said. WE GUARANTEE TO PAY HIGHER PRICES FOR GOLD AND SILVER Than Our Advertised Competitors Because There Is "No Middleman". We Are The Largest Buyer in The Area! Clean Out Your Dresser Drawers, Trunks in the Attic, Boxes in the Cellar, Old Jewelry Boxes, Bring Them to Us For Testing. We Will Check Them At NO CHARGE! PlfMIUMS PAID K)� SUVH pQttAM, DIAMONDS PLATINUM I PALLADIUM "STERLING" S / "CLASS RINGS" S m (S jewelry FloJwore Condle Holder, Plates Bowl Industrial Premium Puces
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