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i; i ili Slig~e. 1948edOa,r~T~15s~e less ~than ~he 1946,~ record 71. There li, daughter of Mr. and ~I~. E were 40 issued ~n 1945 and 36 in Galli of Millville to Mr. Francis 1944, the last two war years. M. Frye, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mar- Eighteen members of '.the J. C. shall Frye of Charles Town;-Mr. ~ ii eli nnffis!! ~aHsl:4~4 _ Penney staff were~, guests of the and Mrs Hiram Hywtt of Ranson company (local store) at a chick- announce the engagement of their en dinner served at the Thomas d,augheer, Miss Rosebud Hyatt .to c Jefferson Hotel on New Year's David E. Allen, son of~Mrs. Mary i i i~ Day. Allen Kidwiler and the late WiN James Moler, prlr~ipal of the liazn E. Allen of Bakerton. Wrigl~t Denny Graded School, will ~~ be installed as lieutenant cover- 20 YEARS AGO--1938 nor ceremonies which will find .~ i ..... ff . . "ne equ pment ol ~ne ge erson , i En~nett A. Mann of Hlr~ton taking County Telephone Co. that has .~ ~~ ~the office of governor of the W. h~ in , se for 30 years is to b~ I,~~~ l]i!!%:i~i!iii Va. Kiwanis ~istri~t. m~od'e~lzed wi~h n~w automatic !~ ~~ No babies born in the Charles rin~in~ set Town General Hospital on New J:Donalcl Fear, Manager of the t~'~~~ Year's Day. The hono~ of being j C. Penney Co. in Charles Town Charles Town Hospital's first baby h~ts been transferred eco ,the Com- mer, of Middleway born at 5:10 p. Va In his position in Charles I~ of 1949 goes to Irene Lee WAit-pany's store at Fredericksburg, ~ m. Jan. 2 She is the daughter of Town is it. E. Foote who comes .Mr. and Mrs. James Whitmer andfrom Petersburg Va. ~ ~ is the third child in the family. Charles E. Marlatt telegraph ~v ~Na~.~~ J. Ernest Watson assumed the operator in the B. & C). tower wt dutiesof ~heriff of Jefferson Coun I~arpers Ferry for 50 years retired. ~ ty on Monaay, January ~. . J.M. Garrott prominen~t Jeffer The County Clerk's office recora son County farmer was elected ed 1795 sale deeds, trusts, a~ree- President of the Jefferson County meats and similar p~pers, during Court for ,the ensuing year, suc- }~ | r~wa|" 1948 which take ~ record4ng num- ceeding Dr S. W. Knott. | UQ@[" ~ber. DIED:Mrs Virginia Hardesty L L.____ DIED:WilB~m Bush, colored Baker ~t her home in Summit died at his rooming house on S. Point; Mrs. Ann Rachel Harris, II 'i It Plan Charles Street, Charles Town; ~t her home in Bardane; Earl Henry Davis, Negro died at theSager of Ranson in the City Hos- home on North Lawrence St.; Rob pi.tal in Martinsburg at her home ~I :y" Plan is the err Berry died in Phil., Pa at ,the on W. Congress ~t; Mrs. Mary | new way for youhome of Captain W. W. VanDroWLouise Roberts, widow of Benja- ~u~ame protectionle; Robert Johnson Orndorff res- rn~n C. l~berts; D. C White died lie me Fire, theft, ider~t of Charles Town for the past suddenly ~t his home in Harpers 38 years d,ied at ,his ,home on Ferry. tran:e all in one Sou~h Samuel St.; Elias Cleveland Roy Baker operating ~the ~ani- W!th (no premium,Grove died in ,the Charles Town ~ary Cash Grocery in Ranson, an- !b staliments if you General Hospl,tal; Charles E.nounces the opening of his new for details. Fritts, .former resident of Jeff Co. store and me~t market directly op died at his home in Front Royal, ,posite his presen~t store. Vs.; Ernest Jones died at Uvlll~. MARRIED: Rosemary Marshall $0 YEARS AGO ~ 1928 Wa~ers daughter of Mr ~nd Mrs- . . . ' ...... ....... J.F. Casey was elected mayor of Jonn ~. ~. wa~ter ,~o Mr. w~mam ' a ual el .... , ....... l~anson at the town s nn - Josepn ~,ay o~ Moorene~a; ~ar . and Mrs J W Carroll of Ranson ection, his vote being 118 to 81 for announce the marriage of their C'gh:rv~tteZ;sl~:g~eti~clumb?3"ne. daughter, Gladys Virginia e~o Carl onus for Recorder to,,ether with Eugene Sutler son of Mr an(]:~. ' .... L. " " :" "11 the follaw~ng councilmen; N~than Mrs 21. W ~u.tler oI r~ircellVl e "- " " " " h' Y'eller; William N Anderson, Cra- Va; w~lss Alm~ oorgensen, aaug - .w~ J~es George Pollin~ and ter of Mr and Mrs. Thoxnas Jor..~_k'_,.~,,-L",.;,,^. gensen i)f Elk Horn Iowa and Wfl "-~2-"-a~--vv&''y-': -- -- .... , . . . IyI~I~B:MISS Anne ~Javen- liam Marsnan son o~ Mr ann . wn ...... , ....... port Wilson of CharlesTo to Mrs AiIrea Marsnall ol ~narles, . ,~ a~.~,^~ ,_v..+.~ ~. ^.,~, Town" Announcemen~ has .~een . ~._ ,~ ~- .~.^ -,~^~ ~.,~.,~.., made of ,the forthcoming mar- Zah,,,-~,h C~]~ n~m,m hv ~h~ ~.~v rlage of Miss Harriet Thelma Hol j'~'~'~' ~-'~l~.~'~" ~l"~r~n~'~ loway of Hamson Ark ,to W 1- . -. ," ~. ~.~slie Coyle, formerly of Jeffer- liam P PerKs ol ~naries ~own" s r n . ,son Coun,ty to Mr. Che te Ra - Engagement of Miss Virginia Gal dolph #Norman o~ Minneapolis Minn.,in Washington, D. C.; Miss Rose Marie Burwell of Shepherds- town to Mr. Clement M. Righter of Collingswood, N. J. in Freder- ick, Md.; l~ss Virgie Derr to W. R~y Kelican ~an~ Miss Marjo~le, Parr to J. W~. l~l~son in a double wedding ceremony performed a~ ~he parsonage of the First Bap- tist Church in Hagerstown, Md. lip To $2,000.00 On Your Savings And At the Same Time Get j, Come In and Talk With Us About The Details! DIED:At his home on W. Wash tngton Street, Charles W. Smith; at his home in Bakerton, John Welsh, at ,the home of her son John R. LeWis, Mrs. Caroline Cor don Lewis; a~ her home in Harpers Ferry Mrs. Annie T. Dailey, widow of Joseph T. Dailey. 40 YEARS AGO --- 1918 News of the dSaVh of Private Claren.ce C. Grove While in aotlon in France, was receivedby his par er~ts 'Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Grove, Ferry. MARRIED:At the Methodist ~parsonage by the ~ev. W. H. Best, Willard Whl,te of Myerstown to .Miss Virginia Clipp of the coun- ty; in Hagerstown, Garland M. Whi,tmore to Miss Emma T. Goode both of Ate ,county; at the bride's home in Charles Town ,by ,t,he Rev. W. H. Best, Thomas W. ~tonsifer to Miss Alma F. Phillips bo~h of Charles Town. DIED:At ,her home near Kear- neysville, Mrs. Bertha Virginia Creamer, wife of Lee Creamer; at her w4nter home in Pass-A-Grille, ~la., Mrs. Euphemla Davenport Wilson. formerly of Charles Town Mrs. Frances Birkitt, ,widow of the late John Poisal Birki,t~; at his home Shepherdstown. Walter M.- Duke a teacher in Shepherd Col- lege The Hodge-Lemen Co,, beg~n business as a co~p. in ~hepherds- town and at Kearneysville. 50 YEARS AGO -- 1908 .Perry W. Barr and Harry Wal- ~per were appointed letter carriers in the free deliveryu mail service which was to s,tart Feb. 1, 1909 in Charles Town. DIED:In Berryville. Va., Maj. Samuel J. C. Moore; at the Bloom cry this county, Nathaniel Conrad MARRIED:In Charles Town by the Rev. J. H. Wolff, Arohie Lee Hoffman to Miss Ida Cos~ello Jos eph H. WriVt ,to Miss Alice Lon- gerbeam all of ,the county. William O. Crampton purchas- ed 35 acres of land taken from the Ferguson farm near Beulah Chur eh paying $5300 for ,it to Judge L. M. Long. | Federal Deposit InsUrnaee Corporation Member Federal Reserve System 587 Ranson, W. Va. SERVICE CHARGE CHECKING ACCOUNTS. ILL ILL By Miss Dorothy Lake Deferred From Last Week Sunday Dinner Guests Mr..and Mrs. Bill Ainsworth of Jefferson Ave., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mercer and daughters of Kable- town, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Shank, of Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. Will,ia~n Hough and son George, Mrs. Mag- ~ie Hough and Mr. and Mrs. Son ny Hough and son Randy of Bak erton were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. James IAll,a and sons, Mr. and Mrs. L, E, Wiltshire and son Glen visited Mr. and Mrs. Morris Kain and Mr. and Mrs, Merle Wiltshire and daughter of Harpers Ferry on Sunday after- noon. Mr..and Mrs. George Monti of l~ich~nond, Vs. spen~ several days the ,past week with the lathers par ents Mr. and Mrs. C}ilbert Pod- son. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake ana Miss Dot Lake visited Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith of Charles Town on Wednesday. Mr .and Mrs. Robert Ott and sons, Mrs. James Lilla and sons Jay and Vince were New Years dinner guests of Mr. and .Mrs. Ed win Pope ~and Mrs. Mary Lilla. Mr. Nelson Whittington who has been a patient at the Charles Town General Hospital, Ranson has returned home. .Sherry Lou JOhnson of Martins 'burg, spen,t the weekend with~her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Dew- ey Meadows. Dickde Cadwell of Berryville, Va spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs Bill Jackson and daughter Sharon. Mrs. Bol~by Young and children of Bed,ford, Va. spent .the week- end with 'her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Williams and son Mr. Sam Michael, Mr. Roy Rod erick, Pot. Harmon Fields and Mr BillHarnSbarger and Miss Anne Hite were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. ROy Pillow New Years Day. Miss H,ite is an apple queen and has just returned from a tour in Europe. . ._ Mrs. Elmore Wenner ann Mrs. L. E. Wiltshire and son called at ~the home of Mrs. J(~hn Everhart of, Md. on Saturday ,morning Mrs. Ralph Johnson, Mrs. Floyd Milton, Mrs. James Lil,la, Mrs. Lu- la Ranall{, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ranalli, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Pope and Mr. Melvin Lilla attended the wedding of Pvt. Gary Johnson and Miss Donna Faye Glaize which was held ,at the Kabletown Meth- odist Church on Sunday after- noon. Mr. and Mrs. James Lilla and sons Jay and Vince were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ainswort,h on Monday evening. Sunday Guests Recent Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D' Angelo were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rin~ldi, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mc Kee of Charles Town, Mrs. Amos Himes of Harpers Ferry, Mr. Char les Melott, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rinaldl and children, Mrs. Irene Rinaldi and ~amily and Mr. David Lo rbe~n. ngiou5 County Agent s Column By J. E. Saville n i MOULTON HEADS HOLSTEIN BREEDERS The Holstein Breeders from the eight eastern panhandle count- ies met in Martinsburg January 9th and organized a regional or- ganization. Dr. Harold G. Moulton was elected president of the reg- ional organization. R. W. McCor- mick is secretary and treasurer, Donald Brooke of Mineral County is Vice President. W. E. Waker, Clay Tharpe and Frank Arnett are "directors. Bill Northern, Extension Dairy- man, W. Va. University and Jack Kraus, Holstein Fieldman were )resent and discussed dairy and breed problems with those pres- ent The purpose of the organization is to improve dairy in general and Holsteins in particular in the eight eastern panhandle counties Anyone of the officers would `be glad to talk with interested breed- ers about the organization John Rlssler Re-elected President John Rlssler was re-elected president of the Farmers Cooper- ative Association .for 1959 at the annual meeting of the association held January 10th at the Bardane Community Center. Bernard Lemaster, Martinsburg and Charles Whittinngton, Kearn eysville were releeted as vice pres ider~t and Secretary-Treasuter. Directors are James Hunter, of Shenandoah Junction; E. P. Por- ter, Bunker Hill; J. G. Fuss horn Shepherdstown; Cecil Wood, of Hedgesville; I D. Lemaster from Martinsburg, C. A Linton, Mar- tihsburg; James Blue, Shenan- doah Junction; Mason Grilfith, Charles Town and John Balanger of Bunker Hill. The Farmers Cooperative serves farmers of Berkeley and Jeffm'son County. Wool and Lambs are the prin- cipal products handled by the or- ganization. Bernard Lemaster will be man- ager and James Hunter, assistant manager of livestock division. John Rissler will manager of wocl market,lag and Frank Cla- phan assistant manager. Lambs marketed through the association in 1958 graded out to sixty nine per cent blues, twenty five per cent reds and six per cent mediums The average re- turn to the farmer per lamb by grades is as follows: Blues $20.36 per head, Reds, $17.15 per head tnd Mediums was $1357 per head. These figures show that it def- initely pays to grow blue lambs Cub Scouts, Pack 39 Visit Newspaper, Office Wi,th Mrs. Thomas Kitchen, their leader in charge, eight Cub Scouts of Pack 39 in Ranson and one Brownie Scout, "visited the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate news p~per plant last.Friday afternoon. The attentive group of youngsters were taken on a ,tour of the ,plant and had explained to them, the various presses 1,inotypes and other )hases of printing and Ohe publish ing of a newspaper. Potomac Pioneers 4-H Held Monthly Meeting -.4.------- The Potomac Pioneers 4-H club held its monthly ~neeting at the home of Mrs. M~rlon Myers on the nineteenth of December. The program ,was .composed of stories and carols .fitted to the season. The presiden~t, ~arolyn Osbourn presided over the meeting with the leader, Miss Betty Albin, attending the meeting. Eleven club members were pres- ent. number of Catholic governors late I ly has fathered the thought that { religious +bias ~Z lo~ger exist, ~his [ probably is not true when it comes ]to the highest elective office in the [world. There are many people who ]like Kennedy and who would like /,to see him have virtually any pi- t fice his heart desires, but yet at [the same ,time would draw ,the | line at the presidency. It is not [the purpose here to debate the av ~.~,, w ~.~. ] rightness or wrongness of this - - " [ point of view; i,t is simply to state Candidates on Parade ]an obvious ,poli,tical fact. ] There are a number of other While ,the presidential election[Democratic hopefuls such .as Sen] of 1959 is stil,1 almost two years]ator Stuart Symlngton Senator away the ba,ttle for pbsi~tion a-[Lyndon Johnson, Sena~r Hubert mong" the candidates has ,begun[Humphrey and ~t least one Demo Even at this early stage the iden- [ critic governor. Meynor of New ti,ty of the Republican nominee | Jersey. The char~ces of both John- has narrowed down to .two candid [ son and Symlngton were not malt- ares, namely Nixon and Rockefel-[ erially hel,ped in the last election let. If I were to wager on which]For the so-palled pro-civil rights of these two men it would be ~ |wing of the party .believes i~t no would say ~t.hat the odds favor]longer necessary "to placate the ~toc~e~eller, m spite o~ ms state-| feelings of the South, ,thus reduc- ments that he is only interested in ling the chan~ces of .both Syming- being a ,good governor Nixon, it ].ton and Johnson' On the"other would seem, is in u very delicate]hand ,the nomination of either position His ~political luck has Hum'Are or ~- ' ' ' { p y Kennedy can almost run out. He cann(~t afford to re-|,certainly be expected to cafise a main too actively identified, with.[ Southern walk-out. The North- the Eisenhower Admimstratlon, ] erners think they can win in 19S0 ff ' ~ -- .... and yet he cann.ot a o rd to disa- ~without ,the Sot~th and this is prob vow ~'~ Meanw,nne ~oc~ezener can abl t i ' .. : ...... ] y . rue f Nlxon would be the s~t qulet!y oy, speaKing,ou,t om.y ]nominee. BUt again the man from on sucn issues .as can enhance nls |New York Mr R~l~f~ll~ r~, cause remaining silent on others. [have other ideas s~d~:'h~t:'i'~ w-~ f , ...... ..... a O all the hopeful candidates on lit is so interesting to wa,tch him r ~ea a f ................. e'the s'd ",t would ppear as o [.For who the Reuu'blicans no.rain this t~me that Rockefe let can look ]ate will ~o a lon~ Wav toward~ -~- to the future with the most hope. |ciding who the Democra,ts pu,t up He more ,than any other Republi- ] Intelligent Democrats would d~ can represents his Party's best]well ,to ~note that-g-Roc~f~H-~- chance, of keeping the. White {candldacy coupled ,with a spli-t"i'n rtouse m t~.epu.oncan .,nan,s. I the Democratic Party could spell .On ~the,. Democratm" slde no {disaster for Democrats two years strong na~ional leaner nas. so xar, # from now emerged The talk persists tha,t [ ~_~~ the Democrats will in the end { P a w ~ e p rally around Stevenson for ,the [ N h 1 I" :,third time, although the mere fact | a. | ~ Ila Ila that he carries,the label of a twice / By Mrs L-n- ...... beaten candidate will not help him | ~ ~ -~ ~zu,~u~ even if he should decide ,to make l ~. ~ .... ~, ........... ~_.._ u ~ars,.cons rotts was called to thv ~u,. :o~w.:~,m ma: uaw 'T'a" " - - / ~oma ~arK Md last 'l-:l]urs- much to say about who the De- , mocratm nominee will be but ~t [. ~. . .... day due the sudden death of her .is dnuI~tfuI if h~ ~.nuld ~ot tho /orother r~oy waiters, who passed ..... ................ o ...... " W --' -- a ay at his home Jan 7th He nomination for himself It seems ] _. _ . . ~. rHtv #.hnfi :~,,oh ~. " o~.~.,~?. {was "zo years Old He is surviveo '- .- ......... ~ ..... r ..... . ...... b his if young ,man has come ,to be regar-[ Y w e, one son and a step ded as a sort of elder statesman, [ ~_ `but that seems to `be the lot of | most defeated candidates. ] ~A.,~ ~- ~| ]~ The man who is perhaps mak-| fl~ ~| ~JL~ ing the most persistent and deter- { minded effort to get the ~op[ Democratic billing is Senator John { Kennedy of Massachussets. Most [ [(~ students of public opinion seem ] ~ ,to think Kennedy is now out in [ ~,~-~--~ front and that he Is the man ,to ] ~ ~,,~'~ beat. He is known ,to have power- [ Iii~ ful financial backing principally ] from his wealthy father, the for-[ imer Ambassador, and this is the [ .~i sort of thing tha,t makes delega~ [ tes to nominating conventions sit l ~ ._~ up ,and take notice. But Kennedy | ~41111[t~llllt~ 41 has two liabili~tieg which may/ ".-- .L__A_~_._ prove to ,be too formidable to over ] ~ ~"'~'~ come. First hls youth will ham- / ' ~' ~ m~ ~. ~. r hi ' ' ~~'~ pe m, particularly so if N~xon { ~ m ~ is not ,the Republican nominee | ~--~ Americans tend to think of ,their | ~ president as older men, and should ] Kennedy be nominated and oleo-] ted he would be the youngest man ] to ever attain the presidency. But [ another factor,, probably more for [ midable than his age, is his re-] ligion. While ~he election of a! / , SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE HCRSD , JANVA .Y .!5, 195.9 ..... son. Services were held at the Ta- I have purchased a farm in Berk- koma Funeral Home on FridaY leley County and expect to move afternoon at 3:30. He was well-|there this Spring. known here as his parents lived] Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Owens here and a,t Bakerton some y~ars ~ of Tablers Station visited Mr. and ag~iiss Lena IAghtner of Wash-I M~'ryl~gde ~.~aitg?l~y o~ ~eU2:s~ ington, D. C. spent the weekend at ]spent Thursday with her mother the home of Mr. and Mrs David | Mrs. Lena Ambrose. Gage`by and family. ' ] Mr. :and Mrs. Lee Lucas ,and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gageby|Mrs, ~pitzer of Brunswick, Md. and Mr. Berry Wells of Baltimore[ visited Mr and Mrs. H. C. Am- spent the day Saturday with Mr.] brose on Saturday. and Mrs. W. E. Welty. ] Mr. and Mrs Jennings Avey Miss Dorrene Gageby of Reed-[ and son of Martinsburg visited son spent Sunday afternoon with ] Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Breeden and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. H. [ family on Sunday. C. Ambrose ~ Little Donna Jean Spitzer grid Mr. and Mrs. Neale Ambrose I Judy Breeden are on the sick list and son and Mrs. Benny Grand ]this week We hope they will be ~taff spent Sunday in Washing-[o. k. soon again. # ton, D.C. { Mr. and Mrs. Qeorge Bm'khartI ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY #ANT A HOME FOR: I 6 - S-H REFRIGERATORS ] | 1 - S- H (11 Cu. 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