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January 5, 1961     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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January 5, 1961

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VIRGINIA'IS OLDEST NEWSPAPER CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Thursday, January 5, 1961 IT IS A FACT... A lady was renewing her subscription to the Spirit of Jefferson- Advocate one day last week and she explained that it was one thing she bought each year which she didn't figure actually cost her anything. She then ex- plained that by carefully reading the numerous advertise- ments each week and taking advantage o the many bar- gains, there had never been a week for which she had kept a record that she didn't save enough to pay her sub- scription for the whole year... Practically every sale made in the large Jefferson County trading area is made to a reader of the Spirit of Jefferson- Advocate. Our advertisers know that and they also know that it is the quickest and the cheapest way to sell. There is no other way to reach so many, so quickly, is the reason that wise advertisers use this newspaper. But the ad- vertiser is not the only person who knows that. The woman who renewed her subscription is just one of many hundreds who follow that same course each week. They do it because it pays... BEST PROMOTION VALUE Dollar for dollar, local newspaper advertising is the best promotion value you can buy today. Those are the words that begin an article on effective advertising in the Build- ing Specialties & tIome Improvement Dealer (425 Fourth Ave., New York 16, N. Y.) THIS WEEKS NEWS IN By Mrs. Roy Breeden Telephone 256-J Xmas Day Guests Christmas Day guests at the home of Mr. Arthur Webb and family were Mr. and Mrs. tIarold Webb and family with them Mrs. David Barfield of Southlawn, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Dineen Welsh of Bakerton, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Webb and sons of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. David Webb of Ran- son and also Mrs. William McDow ell. Mr. Arthur Webb and daughter Elizabeth with Mr. and Mrs. Don- ald Webb and sons visited with ~" Mr .and Mrs. Vernon Webb and ~ family on Monday evening. Little Wayne Breeden spent a ' ~' couple of his vacation days with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Smallwood. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Braith- waite and children were among the Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Braith waite. Mr. Arthur Webb and Miss El- izabeth Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Don- ald Webb and sons and Mr. and Mrs. David Webb were all visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Waters and son of Pleasant Valley, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Thompson of Alexandria were weekend guest with their relatives here a- round town. Mr. Arthur Webb and daughter Elizabeth, Mr. and Mrs. David Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Webb and sons visited with Mr. and Mrs. Dineen Welsh of Bakerton on Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hough were Monday afternoon visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Breeden and family. Mrs. Nannie Lanham with her Mrs. Betty Lanham and children all recently viisted with Mrs. Perry Ott and family. Mrs. Lelia Naylor spent Christ- mas Day with Mr. and Mrs. Luth- er Naylor in Hagerstown, Md. Saturday evening visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Donald Webb and family were Mr. Arthur Webb, Miss Elizabeth Webb and Mr. and Mrs. David Webb. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Place and family of Martinsburg were Sun- day visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Le Roy Holmes and family. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hinion visi- I ted on Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. James Biddle and son of Winches ter. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hinton with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hinton all of Ranson visited on Monday with their aunt Mrs. Irene Boyd in Md. Mrs. Mac Jenkins was a recent visitor with her son and family Mr. and Mrs. Millard Jenkins and daughter in Georgetown, Del. New Year's Day guests at the home of Mr. Arthur Webb and family were Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Waters and son of Pleasant Val- ley, Md. and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Webb and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Jones of Bol ivar and Mrs. Franklin Sperry and sons of Loudoun Iteights, Va. were visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Da- vid Webb on Monday afternoon. v:~r. and Mrs. David Webb visi ted with the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Sperry and sons of Loudoun Heights, Va. on Tuesday evening. Mrs. Stanley ttinton received a letter this morning saying her brother Mr. James Williams of Baltimore isn't doing too good. Mr. and Mrs. David Webb were New Years Day guests of the lat ters grandmother Mrs. Frank Sperry of Bolivar. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Sperry of Loudoun Heights, Va. and Mrs. Frank Sperry of Bolivar were visl tors with Mr. and Mrs. David Webb on Friday evening. Monday night supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Smallwood were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Braithwaite and family Mr. and Mrs. John Smallwood Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hough, Mr. and Mrs. Russell McAboy and son Mr. and Mrs. Roy Breeden and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Breeden and sons visited with Mr. and Mrs. Russell McAboy and son on Mon day night. ITEMS OF INTEREST IN VICINITY OF By Mrs. Clarence Smallwood Phone 20-F-024 Mr. and Mrs. Joe Seal and child ren of Inwood, Mr. and Mrs. Les ter Hough and children were hol iday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Seal and family. Caroline Cloud of The Rocks spent several days of the holidays with Sue Ellen Bush, Avon Dale Farm. Joyce Mercer visited several days with her cousin Mrs. Valley Tumblin of Mechanicstown. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Popkins were weekend guests of her bro- ther and Mr. and Mrs. James Gray of near Stanley, Va. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Boyer and son George David were very hap- py on Christmas Day to talk via telephone to other members of the family who were unable to be home for the holidays-namely Capt. and Mrs. C. D. (Bill)B oyer and two sons of Maine and Lt. : and Mrs. Wayne Boyer and sons of Portsmouth, N. H. Likewise Mr. and Mrs. Grady Owens of Summit Point talked : with their son Pfc. Donald Owens who phoned from Frankfurt, Ger many at six o'clock Thursday night which incidently was mid- night there. Donny is well, likes Germany and is very happy over having pased his second periodic audition for the U. S. Army band in which he plays the drums. Friends were shocked and griev ed to learn of the dealh of Mrs. Cecelia League late of Charles Town. Mrs. League once taught for the ocasion were Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Donald Sager and son Jeff- Kable Johnson of Charles Town, rey, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Glass- Mrs. Janice Bosley, son Stephen ford and family, Mr. Charles Walk of near New Windsor, Md., Mr. er and daughter Miss Frances El- and Mrs. Abner Johnson and tin len Walker. da of Suffolk, Va., Mrs. Lewis Riss Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mercer ler and three daughters Patsy, and son Vaughn of Oberling Pa. Jane and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. are visiting her mother Mrs. Clif Grady Owens, Summit Point, Mr. iton Graves. and Mrs. Reinhart Johnson, CheriI Mr. and Mrs. Frank Watson of and Jacque of Front Royal, Va.,'near Leetown and Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Ruble, Howard Saglie and family were children Timmy, Kimberly and guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ben Phillip Lynn, Mr. and rMs. Tho- mas Wolford and Laura Ann of Gerrardstown, Jane Rissler's bir- thday was also observed as the center of the table was decorated with a pretty 3-tier cake. James Newcomb spent the Christmas week with his grand. parents Mr. and Mrs. Chas. W. Newcomb of Leesburg, Va.. Mr. Frank Harding and mo- ther Mrs. Mabel Harding moved Friday from Mannings to Engle. They were visitors on Sunday with the formers brother-in-law land sister Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Manuel and son of Woodland Farm. On Friday night of last week Mr .and Mrs. Robert Sowers, Mrs. Nelson White and daughter were dinner guests with Mrs. Sowers brother Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Rus- sell and family of Brownsville, Md. On Monday night they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Sow ers and son of Grimes, Va. Mr. and Mrs. George Smallwood of near Boyce, Va. announce the arrival on Jan. 1st of a nine lb. baby boy. Mrs. Smallwood is the former Miss Beulah Mobley dau- ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mobley of the Fairmont vicinity. The Kabletown Church has re- ceived gifts from Mrs. Jessie Clipp in memory of her sister Mrs. Dorothy Dillow, Margaret V. Johnson and Mr. Joshua Clipp. SHENANDOAH TI By Miss Lillian Myers Holiday Visitors Mr. and Mrs. Carl Howell and daughter Karen of Lynchburg, Va. and their tWo nieces Terri and Elizabeth Howell of Front Royal, Va. visited Mr. V. M. Os- bourn and Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Ren alds last Saturday. On Sunday vis itors were Mr. Kenneth Howell, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Howell Jr. and daughters of Front Royal, Va., Mrs. A. J. Hinkle, Mrs. R. L. Sat- terfield and Mrs. Keith Morris of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Reed of Front Royal were also callers on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Henry, Mr. and Mrs. Max Barrow and daugh- ter and Mrs. Dora Henry of Char les Town, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Seal and daughter Linda were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seal on Wednesday. Mr. J. J. White, Agent at the station is confined to his home in Berryville, Va. with a cold. Mrs. White is also on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Sammons and children of Washington spent the weekend with her parents Mr. md Mrs. Jesse Boyd. Master Jeffrey Sager of Shep- herdstown spent the weekend with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Grover Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Mason Griffith of Shepherdstown were recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Blackford. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Norman and children of Donaldson, Tenn. and Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Sink of Manassas spent several days last week with Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sager. Xmas Day Guests Christmas day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sager were Mr. and Mrs. Pete Sager and Charlie Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Abner Whit mer and children, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sager and children, Mr. and .- .... ., | HERE'S THE AUTO INSURANCE school at Pine Grove and Fair- mont. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Bush, Avon Dale entertained to a family din- ner Sunday, Jan. 1st. Those pres- ent besides Mr. and Mrs. Bush were Mrs. Arthur Bush, Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Waler Bur- dick, three children, Bob, Sonny and Sue Ellen Bush, Mary Ann Mercer, Mrs. Eleanor Bush, son Stevie and her mother Mrs. Nel- lie Carroll of Avon Wood Dairy Farm. Wayne Hill, third son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Itill of Valley View fell on the ice Monday night seriously injuring a leg. The wound was such which required stitches and clamp. An x-ray was taken also. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Rissler entertained to a family dinner Sunday, January 1st honoring her father Mr. W. N. White on his bir thday. __ "~, ~" Cli,~ who re Mrs. Maude ~. ' vP sides with her son-in-law and dau ghter Mr. and Mrs. W. N. White has ben on the sick list. Mrs. Jessie Clipp entertained to dinner Sunday, Jan. 1st. Those ner and Miss Nannie Fleming dur ing the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Meredith Boyd and family of Waynesboro, Va. spent the Christmas holidays with her parents Mr .and Mrs. Harry Blackford. Mrs. Raymond Virts, Mr. and Mrs. Brooke Blackford, Mr. and Mrs. Emory Kable of Charles Town, Mrs. Cabell Tapscott, Miss Camilla Wiltshire, Mr. and Mrs. J. Clive Myers and daughters were dinner guests of Miss till- Jan Myers Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Burwell and family of Falls Church, Va. spent Christmas with her parents Mr .and Mrs. Oscar Seal. Mr. Billy Blackford of Halltown spent the weekend with his par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Harry Black- ford. Mr. and Mrs. John Brown and her mother Mrs. Lily Wright mov- ed last week to Charles Town where he will assume his duties as jailor. They have been life long residents of the Junction and their friends hate to see them leave. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Boyd and daughter Miss Mary Alice Boyd visited relatives in Washington last week. Mrs. William Wisham of Phil- adelphia has been visiting at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Grover Leith. Her daughter Shir- ley Wisham who had spent the past week with her grandparents returned home with her mother. Mrs. Cabell Tapscott, Mrs. J. Clive Myers and Miss Lillian My, ers were dinner guests Saturday night of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ham-~ mend and Miss Camilla Wiltshire. t present were Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Zombro, Mary .lane Dillow, Mrs. Elsie Gray, grandson James Gray. Had Family Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Small- wood attended the family din- ner held Sunday, Jan. 1st in Ger- rardstown at the home of her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kees. 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Judges in the contest were: Mr. and Mrs. Arehie Franzen and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Koonce. Wome Of Moose Have Business Meeting Also Christmas Pafly Charles Town Chapter number 1028 of the Women of the Moose held their regular business meet- ing at the Moose Home Tuesday, December 27. The meeting was called to or- der at eight o'clock by Senior Re- gent, Mrs. Bessie Tumblin. After the Four-Fold Decoration and roll call, minutes of previous and exq cutive meetings were read by Re- corder Mrs. Gertrude Prain. Due to inclement weather the Chapter Night program for Dec- ember 13th was postponed so the Chapter enrolled one new Co- Worker into the defending circle during the business meeting. After the Enrollment tl~e Chap ter proceeded with the regular business session. Notices and corn munications were read by the Re- corder. The Women of the Moose will serve the Kiwanis Club a dinner, January 5th. A basket donated by the Womei of the Moose was delivered to a needy family on Christmas Eve. A cake was presented by Mrs. Ma mie Lancaster. The door prize went to Marie Ring and the Good of the Chapter prize to Mrs. Phy- llis Propps. The chapter adjourned to meet again Tuesday, Jan. 10 for the Child Care Chapter Night Pro- gram with Child Care Chairman, Veronica Davis in charge of the program. After the meeting the co-work- ers had their Christmas Party. Re freshments were served by the Homemaking Committee and gifts were exchanged. 'As Twigs Are Bent" Sermon For Lutherans The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pas. tor of St. Thomas Lutheran Chur ch, Ranson announced Monday the following schedule of services for Sunday and subsequent events scheduled for afternoons and ev- ening during the week: Sunday, January 8-The Service at 11:00 a. m. with sermon "As Twig Are Bent." Nursery held during worship; coffee hour fol- lows the Service. Sunday Cht~rch School and Pastors Class at 9:45 a. m. Junior Lnther League meets at the church at 6:30 p. m.; Sen- ior Luther League meets at 7:30 p. m. Monday, Church School of- ricers meet at the parsonage at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday, United Lu- theran Church Women; Epiphany Circle meets at 10:00 a. m. at the home of Mrs. Glenn Widmyer, Trinity Circle meets at 2:00 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Robert Trail, and Emmanuel Circle meets at 8:00 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Ed- win Fitzpatrick. Senior Choir re- hearsal Wednesday at 7:15 p. m. Cub Scout Pack 39 Thursday at 4:00 p. m. Friday, Junior Choir practice at 4:00 p. m. Saturday, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON VJa m 4--A THURSDAY, first year catechism class at 10:00 a. m. at the parsonage; confirmat ion class at 11:00 a. m. ILL ILL By Miss Dorothy children of Mrs. Ralph Johnson and MrS. ton attended the uncle Mr. Louie tinsburg on Saturday: Mrs: Lula Ranalli week with Mr. Helman of Mr. and Mrs. George Monti of and Mrs. Richmond, Va. spent the weekend Mr. Joe Dodson and with the latters parents Mr. and George Monti Mrs. Gilbert Dodson. of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wiltshire spent Monday evening with ~r. family of Middleway 0 ternoon. and Mrs. L. E. Wiltshire. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Milton, Mr. Randallstown, Md. and Mrs. Donald Magaha of Char- with Mr .and Mrs. les Town and Mr. and Mrs. Ray and sons. Marcus and son Eric of Winches- ter, Va. spent Tuesday evening of the past week with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Milton and son Kevin. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lake Jr. and children Tommy, Linda and Sandra of Brunswick, Md. were guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake on Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ranalli Jr. and children spent Wednesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ranalli and children of Raqson. Pfc. Robert J~mes of Kansas spent the holidays with his par- ents Mr .and Mrs. Robert Jarges. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smallwood USE THE RUGS - Our Store of Falls Church, Va. spent Men- OPEN Monday day with the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. Louis Petrucci. Thursday 9:00 to Sunday Guests Sunday dinner g sts of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Dodson was Mr. Wednesday 9:00 and Mrs. Kenneth Writt and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Propps and Friday 9:00 to grandson Brent Johnson of Char- les Town, Miss Ruth Miller of and Shenandoah Junction, Mr. and: Mrs. Robert James, Mr. Howard 9:00 A, M. to 9.~ James, Pfc. and Mrs. Rob,ert James Jr., Mr. Bill ~Dodson and children Margaret Ann Allen Susan of Middleway, Mr. John Dodson and son Mr. and Mrs. Michael D'Angelo and Mr. and Mrs. George Monti. Miss Dot Lake spent the week- end with Mr. and Mrs. A1 JOhnson Charles Town, / .... 9 CU. FT. 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