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Charles Town, West Virginia
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January 1, 1959

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/; i . Other Years AGO -- 1948 Glenn Moler cel- 40th wedding anni- home of their son Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds Crowl, of his sister Mrs. whom he resided :Iv'H:ss Ki4tty Ann CaD of Mr. and Mrs. ar and Mr. Sam- son of Olin H. l'~0te Mrs. Knott; ~ht to ~Ir. James Mary Louise Nich Mayor and Mrs. Harpers Ferry Charles Dalton, and Mrs. S. C. Dal- AGO -- 1938 At the home of ~the Miss An to Mr. J. JNIa- thae county, by e~he 1~. McLaughlin; at ,by the ReD. E. O. E. Upright of Bol- Alice P~ricia Mc- Donald of Engle: rlYli'ss Rosalee l~ason and Mr. C. O. Whi,ttin,gton wholesale merchant of Charles Town were wed in Berryville, Va. by the Rev. Mr. Carr. The combined choirs of the Charles Town Churches will sing c~rols on the Court House lawn Sunday afternoon. Mr. John B. Osboum native of Shepherdsto~vn, W. Va. died a,t his home in Green Ridge ,Missouri. The Ci~ty Council will advertise for bids for a comprehensive gar- b.age service. The council refused ~to cancel Vhe lease of 1~. W. Harris Cut Rate Drug Store located in the Washington Hall Bldg. Deer have been seen on Lhe foot hills o~ the Blue Ridge Moun*tains by Tesider~ts of She Mountain M4ss ion section. In years past they lmve been known to cross the val ley from the mountains of Hamp- shire and Pocahon~tas counties. 30 YEARS AGO -- 1928 DIED:J. B. Osbourn, ex-Confed erate veteran, at his home near Shenandoah Junction; at her home near Feagan's Mill, Mrs. Mol lie V. Feagans; a~ qher home west of Kearneysville, ,Mrs. Mary Trus- ,sell Grantham, wife of Lynn F. Grantham. Mr. Louis M. Burns, son of Mrs. to a roar, smooth listening is yours at all times latest hearing-seeing duet -- a slim-trim eyeglass Only eyeglass hearing aid with exclusive AVC (Auto- Control,) to soften sudden, loud noises. Fashion-thin both men and women. Also latest "Tuck-A-Way" styles e Who don't wear glasses. COME IN. SEE AND HEAR FOR YOURSELF-- ROY B. FURR, Manager Phone Hagerstown REgent 3-3242 or Charles Town 825 the horns! Ring out the bells! reign unconfined! It's another Year . .. time, once again', for us our sincere appreciation of patronage and to wish you and your family a bountiful of all life's greatest blessings throughout 1959 all' the years to come. II .... of the .... @ FDIC---FederM Reserve System ..... W. Va. John C. Burns of Flowing Springs and :Miss Ruth Burnside of O's- wego, N. Y. ,were wed at Ithica, N. Y. Charles To~n merchants have used Christmas decorations about their places of business more lav- ishly thi,s year %han ever. The win dows in D. D. Link's Dry Goods Stare is probably 'the most artis- tic in town, portraying the three Wise Men going ,to pay homage to the Christ Child. At a meeting of ~he Jefferson Coun~ty Court final settlement was made with property owners whose 1,ands were ,taken or damaged by reason of ~idening and grading the new steaee road frbm Charles Town to the ,top of Blue R~dge at Keyes Pass. 40 YEARS AG() --- 1918 DIED:In Hagerstown, Md. ,Mrs. Sallae Engle Rlssler, wife of S. G. M. Rissler, formerly of ,his coun*y in l~attle Creek, M~c2x4~an, Willie Thomson Venning, son of Dr. R. E. Venn,ing of CVnarles Town; at Culpeper, Va. George W. Keeri, a rmtive of this courrty. Bids for the ma, tevial ~n the old jail in Charles Town, one of $650 and another o.f $555 were rejeoted by the County Court ,as unsa~isfac tory. It was decided to Lire men to tear down the building and sell ~he material for wha~ i~ would bring. The new jail at ,the rear of the Court House was nearing corn pletion. 50 YEARS AGO -- 1908 Edmund Dandridge was ordain ed It