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Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
Charles Town, West Virginia
January 8, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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January 8, 1959

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J II, I Illl I I I Ore FROM THE FILES OF THE SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON-ADVOCATE -- 1948 ~or parcel money or~ s, registered ~nd third-class re,nil- eAIect J a~ttar3 ..!,~ in Postage First and sec- continue fo~; ,the to Postmaster recen,tly elected office as Sher- His depu- Shepherds Charles and- active Lee Strider Furniture Co. was Mrs. Norman E. Davis and of Alexan- ~w. Byrd Weathers, ~als home on Eagle Jane Welsh died her daughter in Charles Frank died in King's ,l; Charles Mead died in King's Ma~tinsburg, Ti'bbs died Pc.; Dr, James ed at King's Dau urg. Corrine Mason Md. and )n Childress of Mr. and Liberty marriage of Joyce Marie ~to' of Bakerton; Mr. and Mrs. John Goode of Char les Town have announced ,the en- gagemen,t of their daughter Miss Constance Good to Mr. James Rob err Cain; Mr. and Mrs. Kearney Roper of Charles Town announ'ce .the engagement of their daughter Mary Jane Coleman ~to Mr. Harry Armstrong Healy. 20 YEARS AGO -- 1938 Prizes for the best decorated homes in Charles Town and Ran- son for 'Christmas were awarded .to Herman W. Bush first and Mrs. Hilda Hahn, second. Dr. 6. T. Knott, member of ~he Jefferson Coun,ty Court retired from that body after 18 years of service. DIED:&t a ~hospital in .Martins- burg, Thomas C. Banks of Shep- herdstown, W. Va.; at ,his home in Kearneysville, H. Crum Mar- shall; at the home of her grand- son Millard Edwards at Leetown, Mrs. Rosie Ellen Edwards, 78 years of age. Dr. Henry T. McDonald has been named president of the Char los Town Kiwanis Club .for 1939. Miss Josephine Hill and Mr. Harry E. Oft, both of the 'coun,ty .were married in Berryvllle, Va. by the Rev. Mr~ Luttrell. 30 YEARS AGO -- 1928 No paper ,pUblished this week. 40 YEARS AGO --- 1918 Here is the way ~he papers will write up weddings ten years hen- co. The bride looked very well in a traveling dress ,but all eyes were centered on t)he groom. He wore a dark sui,t that fi~tted his .form per- fectly .and in his dainty gloved hands he carried a s,m.atl rose. His curly hair was beautifully done and a delicate odor of hair oil of the best quality floated down the ai~l~ a~ h~, ~The young cou- ple Will r~iss h]rn now t~hat he is marriage. He is Well loved by all for~his winning ways. The bride commands a good salary .as a ,book keeper and ,the groom will miss none of .the luxuries ,to which he has been accustomed. A crowd of pretty men saw him off at the de- pot." At a regular meeting of ,the Board of Directors of the Farm- ers and Merchants Deposit Co., a semi-annual dividend of 5 per cent was declared on ,the capital stock of the Company. The Food Administration lifted restrictions on ,the use of sugar. I~t. Brown L. Rissler, t.he Ad- vocate representative overseas as a member, of Vhe 162nd I$1(antry is now ,in Belgium. ~/ Treasurer W. P. Licklider of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau re 'pov~ed ~'hat a drive for new mem- bers had resul,ted in a membership of 301. Oscar K. Phillips sold his home on S. Church Street ~o J. W, Moore of the Bar