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i i~ ~i SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE 2--A THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1959 I WHAT'S GOING ON IN . 0 By Mrs. Roy Breeden Telephone 256-JX J RECENT INDUCTEES INTO ARMED FORCES Mrs. Virginia Sino of l~anson is Mrs. Claude Itickel has ,been a patient in the Washington Hos- very much indisposed with the flu. pital where she underwent an nO- Miss Carol Reed of Bluemont, oration. We received a report she Va. wi~t'h Mr. John Smullwood of is doing fine and hopes to be home Charles Town were Saturday night soon. visitors with 'Mr. and Mrs. Itoy Iv~iss Elizabeth Webb with her Breeden and sons. brother David vial.ted with Mr. and Mrs. WillEtrd Smallwood on Sere- Mrs. Beret Itickard and son were Tuesday visitors with Mrs. Riek- inary Street Saturday evening ards mother Mrs. George Breeden Mr. and Mrs. Dineen Welsh of Bakerton and Mr. and Mrs. Don- on Seventh Avenue. ald Webb and sons spen~t Sunday Mrs. Jane Ott was Monday at the home of their fat)her Mr. night visitor with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Webb and family~ Itoy Breeden and family. Two volunteers wer~ sent from the Jefferson County Selective ........... , Service Board to the Baltimore (Md.) Induction station last week for induction into the nation's Armed Forces as Jefferson county's THIS WEEK'S NEWS IN quota for the month of January. The two as shown above axe, ' left to right:--Samuel C. Shade, Jr., of Shepherdstown, the leader, and Larry J. Penwell, of Harpers Ferry. (Photo By Clipp) SUMMI] POINT evening's hostesses who were Mrs. ]asrt week from It oanoke, Vs. I Philip Smallwood and Mrs. Gar- where they bad spent several days By Mrs. Stuart Crim Ph~m~ d7 17 02~ ]Jand Shanholtz. attending t'he annual meeting of ......... -_-..v_| Mr. Skinner Poston returned t)he Virginia Horticultural Society. I home on Monday from Terra Alta Mother s March .......... |W. Va. vthere he had spent the The annual Mother's March for Christman-Furr Ceremony ~oo ~s empioyeo a~" ~ne ~sso 191s ....... ~ri~ .. .. ]past ten days vlsl,tmg at the home Poho wzll be held throug.hout the In a quiet, double ring ceremony c ouung t~ompany. /of Mr .and Mrs. Hugh l~arrell. ' county on Wednesday evening, ,performed by the Reverend Sam- Mr. and. Mrs. Chr!stman are/ Mr. anal Mrs. Leroy Cheshire, January 28th. In the Sumvnit uel Butcher a~ four o'clock on Sa,t mamng ~aelr Home. w~ .me ~'urr Mrs. Wallace Snyder, Mrs. Stuart Point areathis marchwill be spon urday afternoon in the Methodist Parsonage, Miss Mary Furr, dau- ~nouse m ~ummlt Pomp. Crim and Mr. Itic~hard Schmidt sored by the Farm Women's and ~hter of ,Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Furr P" T. A. Meeting were among those who a,ttended4-H clubs who will welcome the of Su~t Point became the bride The Summit Pdtnt Parent-Tea the annual covered dish supperassistance .of all .who wish to col the Jefferson Coun un:eer thmr servzces "rranspor~a of Mr. Ja~mes Robert Chrlstman,chefs Association met on Mondayand meeting of ' ' evening with about twenty five ty 4-H Leaders Cduncll which was ion, especially, ~s needed by ,the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Christ man of Kearneysville. For her wedding the bride chose R litPht tan suit wi,th~,t: which she wore black accessories. Mrs. Christman was graduated lrom the Charles Town High Schoo'l and for the past several years has been employed in the office of ~he Esso Distributing Company. Mr. Christman also at tended the Jefferson County schools and served for two years adults and children in attendance. In the absence of the president, the meeting was conducted by Mrs. Elwood Cheshire and was opened with Devotions led by Mrs. John Laycock. Following the bus- mess session during vthi~h several matters of importance were dis- cussed, the members of the fifth and six grades presented a'shol~t skit honoring ~-~ounders' Day. A pleasant social hour followed ad- journment during which delicious refreshments were served by the held on Thursday evening at ~'he home of Mrs. G. W. Myers near Shepherdstown. Mrs. Edward L. Shall and her sister of Reading, Pa. were recent visitors ,at the home of the for- mer's mot)her-in-law, Mrs. Tho- mas L. Shall and her family. Mrs. It. W. Baker of Charles Town was a visitor on Thursday with Miss Bell Snyder at "West Shenstone". Mr. and Mrs. George Crim re- turned home on Wednesday o~: group as workers will canvass every road in the community. Dimes and dollars alike will 'be appreciated and a light burning on the front porch or in a front w.indov will signal the workers that a donation awaits Chem. All ~hose assisting with the march will meet at the home of Mrs. Rob err Lig'ht for final instructions and the march will begin at 7:00 o'clock. Dinner guests on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James H. wi,t)h the United States Army. He THE FACE OF BIRTH DEFECTS: This is I THE FACE OF ARTHRITIS: Cheedul Gwen [ THE FACE OF POLIO: This is 6-yoar-old wistful Richard Farmer, 9, of New Yorkj Burdick, 7, of Cleveland, Ohio, hasl Andrew Lango of Compton, Calif., whose City, who wos born with on open spine, jalroady undergone four yoars of inten- brocod legs are vivid reminders that He ropresonts somo 250,000 U, S. yaung-Jsive therapy for rheumataid arthritis, polio is still o problem to meet. stars who are annually born malformed. [ With hor is Nurse Nancy Holland. i Andrew, Gwen and Richard are three bright youngs'cers you won't find riding bicycles in front of your house. You won't find them climbing trees or playing ball in the corner lot. More likely you will find them in hospitals. When you look into their faces,, the three faces of crippling, you know why your support for the March of Dimes now is more urgent than ever. Together they symbolize why the National Foun- dation has undertaken a new, expanded health program. Medical care and re- habilitation can help them. But the great promise is medical scientific re- search. POLIO Andrew Lange is six. He has been a patient in the March of Dimes-supported Rancho Los Amigos Respiratory Center in Downey, Calif. He symbolizes the crippling '~hat polio ho~ds in store for many of its victims. " During the past few years polio inci- dence has declined sharply, thanks to Salk vaccine; But what about Andrew? Modern rehabilitation can help restore something of his birthright to health. During 1958 about 50,000 polio victims received this kind of aid from the March of Dimes totaling $18,900,000. Such aid will continue in 1959. developed stiffness of the neck. She had trouble moving her knees and hips. Di- agnosis: rheumatoid arthritis. In a Cleve- land hospital she was in traction for weeks, then in a plaster cast. For eight months she had to wear braces 24 hours a day, then at night only for another six months. When her mother first heard she had rheumatoid arthritis, she ex- claimed: "What? in a child?" Statistics show that about 16,000 child victims are likely to seek treatment in any given year for rheumatoid arthritis and Still's disease. The National Foun- dation plans to offer March of-.Dimes assistance to patients through 18 and will push research that will be meaning- Snyder and t~eir family were Mr. and Mrs. John Laycock and child- ren Ann Wynn, David,' Dickie Johnny and Harry and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Snyder and daugh- ters Wallis Anne and Mary Sue. Visitors on Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Purr were Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gi'bb~ and Mr. and Mrs. James Dunn alJ of Summit Point. Services at Episcopal Church Services conducted by the Rey- erend Teanple O. Wheeler will be ,held ~t the Churc~ of the Holy Spirit at 2:30 o'clock on Sunday afternoon, January 25. Council initiated a move last September to investigate the pos- sibilities of purchasing t)he ,Char- les Town water system. And af~er learning that the Peoples Water Service Company would sell it's in c~l holdings, authorizat~lon was given to engage the services of en gineering and investment firms ,to make deta21ed surveys and studies to determine he feasability of such a purchase by Charles Town. W0man0f AT THE CIRCLE IN From Page One and long overdue recognition was selected for the honor Irom a LI MEA Invocation for the banquet pro gram was given by the Itev. Mr. Neal with Tucker extending the welcome to guests and Hunt mak- ing introduction of special guests. Those introduced were: William Hund, president of the Kiwanis; Gordon Eismon, District Governor of Lions International; Clark Furr, Chief of the Independent Fire Company, who in turn intro duced company Officers present; :Postmaster C. Manning Smith, "Sheriff C. A. Hehie, Miss En21y A. Record Crowd group of nine nominees made by various clubs and organizwtions. Ot~her nominees were" Mrs Lacey FRESH FRYING CHICKENS . . Ib, From Page One Bailey, Mrs. O. S. Bloom Mrs. Other winners of the O,]t.~t~nd Leeds Itiely, Mrs. Garland Hef- FRESH ROASTERS .... in Boss a~ard ....... -" lebower Jr Mrs Alonzo D Peters g have been Thu,- . ., -, .... . man Whitacr Mrs ,James ~nyoer Mrs S H eand John Alfnend.. . ' : Rockingham Fresh PORK SHOULDERS ik Past winners of h ~one and ~wrs H H Hun~er t e Young Parmer .... :,, ~ . .. award have been Bobby ~ai~ 1~11v ~lVl2"S. ~irlallwooa S seleo$1on was H nshaw L ............ :.~ based on the contributions ~hich Em 7 e , ee Morgan and Elm ....... ESSKAYS QUALITY B EF ! Vickers Jr. she Has mane m pas~ years ~o corn W~.rr~nf~l~ u,~e ......~.~.~ .~ inanity welfare leadership a~lity .............................. '-.. ROUND STEAK . . Ib, framed inscribed .~arf)ll hv l~u! oD-operation wi,t)h individuals and Cain chai~o-----,C~,~--~o'-.-~ civic organizations in t)he spiNt .......... ........ SIRLOIN STEAKS . . . lb. the awards" an~ r~m ........ ~ soca,al, welfare and commumty bet presen~ted a slm~'l~r~scro~l by~H~r~- terment fields. old Kisner, chairman of the out- Among Mrs. Smallwood's accom ,UD STEAKS .... st)anding young farmer committee, plis'hment~ in t)hese fields were: EEF .... 2 Joining wii~h ~he Jaycees in t)he organized the Itanson Helpers ~'~||P R recognition night program were Club in the year of 1942 and has g members of the Charles Tcavn Ki- served as it's president since. And ~S~Y S Lean Su~=Up BACON ~, wanis. Lions, Jefferson County while she has been president of Chamber of Commerce. ~:he Ci,ti- the clu, b she has been instrumen- zen's and Independent Fire Com- ~tl in promoting many civic and CORKHILL FRANKS- - - -",* :panies, Junior and Senior Worn- p~blic projects, not only in l~n- art's Clubs, Jaycee-ettes and a host son, bu in Jefferson county in ESSKAYS SAUSAGE = = . . IL|~, of s,pecial guests, general. She and her clttb have Guy Tucker, president of tahe sent Christmas boxes ~0' all Jeff- ROCKINGHAM SUGAR CURED SMOKED Jaycees, presided for the program erson county men in ,service since with Shirley Hunt serving as mas- 1942; she l~as,'- worked to raise mort ter of cere.monies, ey fo, the building fund of t~he Shank Half or Whole Ham -lb. Butt Half .... lb. Center Slices . ' . . . lb. I ESSKAYS VACUUM PACKED COLD Bologna, Olive Loaf, Pepper Loaf Oharles Town General Hospit~l; her organization has furnished a two-bed room at ,the hospital. Mrs. Smallwood has con,tribu~ed to per sonally and helped to solicit funds to such financial campaigns in ,the county as muscular dystrophy, Red Cross, Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Teen-Age Canteen, Jeff- erson County Memorial'Park, both Charles Town l~ire Companies; a Christmas treat for Vhe Itanson children and a number of baskets of fruit .and food for needy faro- M. Stanley, Clerk of ,the County flies a~ Christmas time. She also or Pickle and Pimento Loaf--- Court; Henry Snyder, president makes regular visits to see pa- of the County Court and members : tients in the Charles Town hos- your choice 4 for James Milton, Charles Whi~ing-!pital and she is still acbive in ton and Jack Trapnell, Mrs. OuY lmany ~ays despite her 83 years. Spiced Luncheon Meat ) Tucker, presiden, t of the Junior i She was nominated for the honor Cooked Salomi ) Woman's Club; Mrs. O. S, Bloom, ! by the Ranson Helpers Club. president of the Senior Woman's ------- Ambolo Sausage ) Club; Harry Blaekford, vice ores T/t~ VAl~nn ident of the Citizen's Fire Corn- /vp /Vllai,~ Barbecue Loaf ) party, who ~n turn introduced of- ficers of the comwany and Dr. Frank Fischer of Ma~insburg, President of the West V~rgini,a Junior Chamber of Commerce. True Success Roger Perry introduced the speaker for the banquet program and Capt. Nussbaum used as his subject the "True Wor~hs of Suc- cess". Capt. Nussbaum said the real meaning of success is not ne- cessarily of the physical 'body be- cause we should not look entirely at the physical 'appearance in jud~ ging grea~tnesp. The true wort~ of ,greatness goes much deepe~. Of- ten the hands ,that go dow~i into FROM PAGE 1 ward Demory ttad ~o during ,the year of 1958 have earned ~t least ,two ~lrds of his entire income from his farm. I~rnory, a 34-year-old former veteran of the U. S. Navy, oper- aces a 419-acre farm in Jefferson c0uncy. He has operaed the farm for the past 12 years with no OL~ side ~elp ,from any source, relying entirely upon his own ~arming ex- perience to make the farm pro- duct and pay. This was the ;fii%h yea~" this ~FPe of rawards h~,~ ~em~mse~ed bS,, the Jaycees and by winning the 'honor he wi41 compete in a state ,t~he soft in service and then are washed clean to serve people and BLUE STAR BEEF, TURKEY and CHICKEN PIE'S - 5 for T.V. DINNERS---Beef, Turkey, Chicken and Haddock Everfresh PEAS ..... Everfr eSh::l ord:h0ok LiM2S, Esskay's Chicken Backs and Necks 5-1b$ CELERY - - - 2 large stalks ORANGES, 252's, Reg. 35c, wide Yotlng Farmers Contest soon Cod, .are the hands of ~he really sored by ~he West Virginia Jun- gre~t peoples. Just such people ~i.or Chamber of Commerce. are those who have been honored as being outstanding here ,tonight, hta Capt. Nussbaum declared. Most Ou riding At the end of the banquet pro- gram ~hirley Hunt annot~nced the FROM PAGE 1 Ladle's Auxiliary of the Citizen's ---_-- Fire Company, who had served the ~vas selected for the honor from a delicious roast" turkey dinner had list of other outstanding nominees. a large birthday cake left wl~.ich In presenting the award, Pau:l TE1WPLE ORANGES - - doZ, they desired to sell. Hunt managed Cain, ohairman of ~he commi,ttee ~o get an auction going and the ~ho handled this ~tward selection TOMATOES---Vine Ripe - . lb. cake was knocked down to Mr. W rrenfelt was picked Pink Seedless GRAPEFRUIT, 3 Leeds Riely for the sum of $26. on many basis. One, because of Mrs. Itiely then graciously asked 'the ou4~tanding manner in which POTATOES Capt. Nussbaum if he would ac- he operates his grain and feed .... ceupt the cake for Children's Hay business. Secondly on l~i.'s wide ,and Uo S. No. 1, :Size A en for the children there to enjoy, heavy s~edule of community act- This was the first banquet lvi.ies. In addition to his business U S. No. 1, :Size B - which the Citizen's Firemen have accomplishments Mr. Warren~eRz held in their spacious new fire is a charter member of ,the Charles hall ,and i,t was indeed handled In Town Lions Club of which he has a most efficient manner, served as president three times; he M I L K---Bordens Nestles 6 Tall Pet Cans Carnation MILK .... "Belmont 6 Tall Kenneys Cans COFFEE .... is also a Zone chairman of Lions Charles Town Internaf~ional; a past Deputy Dis- trtot Oovernor of Lions; served as c~hairman of the Properties Com- From Page Oie ~e for the Jefferson County --'--'-- ~esqui-Centennial in 1951; is a which had been made by the engin past director of the Jefferson Coun coring firm of Whitman, Requardt ty Chaznber of Commerce; served & Associates of Bal,Umore, Md. for us .president of the Mur-Del Vir- .the Peoples Wa~er Service Corn- ginia Farm Equipment Associat- pany. ion in 1952; is a director of Jeff- Although Council did not feel ~it erson Couny Memorial Park; has was ready to make public [iii[ures served as a director of ~he Jeffer- with regards to t)he possible~ cost son County Fair Association and Andrew needed and received the at- Statistics shbw that each year some Foundation's new and expanded pro- ' ,ae y'raw'--rr-Preserves - . tention that special medical skills can 250,000 American infants with some l~ ...... give. These:~kil]s are now being applied form of birth defect (congenital malfor- ] ~.~. ~,~p~ S U G A R 5.IV" : to aid in the solution of other' crippling mation) come into the world. The Na-i/rig n~ g OLD FROTHINGSLOSH . . - 83c : diseases, tional Foundation has pledged patient The research 1 ro ram financed by the FORT PITT, -- ---- ,:ALE ." ." ." ." o8 g- PeanutKenny'sKidsPinkpeanutGrapeButterFrUit 2-1b. J;" AI~TI4RITIg aid to victi,ns, through 18 with birth March of Dimescovers the problems of JUICE - - 3 46-oz. . r.:.,.:.. -, aezec~s znvolvmg me cen~z'az nervous ~polio, arthritis, birth defects, and basicVALLEY ~a~. ~zc The face of arthritis doesn't always system, SUCH as spma ~maa, nyaro- research in various diseases and dis- show. The symptoms come and go for cepnams ann encephaiocme, orders of the central nervous system. As GUNTHER_ , - , - - - 87e FAB p' ou-ons, m:ns:;eu some; but when they are present the . Half of these cases are believed to be new leads are discovered, they will be pain is great. Gwen Burdick, seven, hereditary; half may be due to injury or pursued with vigor. The underlying aim SC HhI T Z ..... - . $1.25 large t" dark-haired, has always been an lade- infections affecting the embryo in early of the new program is the improvement SUPER SUDS - - ._ ,_larve pendent little girl. She doesn t want pregnancy. Research offers the only real of man's health. The speed with which (6 Pack Throw Away Bottles) anyone to do things for her. That spells hope for a solution, all-out research of the program develops depends in large ALL POPULAR .BRANDS WlDE--Giafit Size - - -. courage. She's got lots of it. the kind that produced the Salk vaccine part on results of the 1959 March of When Gwen was three years old she in less than 20 years. Medical scientific Dimes. Octagon LAUNDRY SOAP, 2 :, V E L - - - giant s ze This Adveritsement in the Interest of iLending Full Suppor to the Jefferson County Drive for (OPEN EVENINGS 'Till i0:.00 P.M.,) PALMOLIVE, bath size,.. 2 Infantile Paralysis is Sponsored By , Monday Thru Saturday CASHMERE, bath s!ze 2 ) H [ NA N 0 0 h D O N S (Quantity Rights Reserved) TOILET TISSUE . 16: l PET DOG FOOD 12 cans Charles Town's Newest aim Most Modern Night Racing Track. Always Plenty of FREE PARKING! SPUNKY CAT FOOD, 12 ful to sufferers of all ages. to the munici,pality of purchasing played a major part in organizing Wilkins ) the .water properties, used and use the fair; h~s served as a dire~or ful, ,in Ouh4ic wwter service in of the Charles Town General Hos- Boscul ) BIRTH DEFECTS Charles Town, since some of the pital; is now a director of Child- ' ' figures carried in both reports are ren's Ha~en; ~he Peoples Bank of Chase & Sanb(wn ) Richard Farmer is only nine, but he only es~mates and can vary, t.hey i Charles Town; and is a member has been admitted 12 times for treat- did feel steps could, and should, be i of the Charles Town Council ~rom BeeCh Nut ) meat in the Institute of Physical Medi- taken a/t Vhls time to enter into i the Fourth Ward. He is also a Dea cine and Rehabilitation in New Y0tk negotiations with the Baltimore con In t)he C~arles Town Presby- Ma ell House ) w City. The Institute receives financial firm, for; the possible purchase of [ter~an Church and when not per- 7 gra]ats from the March of Dimes for THE FACE OF HOPE: This is Miss Carolyn th water system. [sonal!y engaged in promoting civic ESKO SHORTENING - 3.1bS' Efforts are already being made land community activities he has various phases of its work. Dale of the Rockefeller Institute for to arrange for a :meeting with of- [always been most generous in help SPRY :SHORTENING - - 3.1b Richard has birth defects that affect Medical Research, who symbolizes the ficials of ,the water company atling to finance them. He is married !the spine and the head, which go by the vast effort being undertaken by the the ear]iiest possible date. and has two children. Kirks PANCAKE FLOUR, 2 medical terms of spina bifl~a and hydro- March of Dimes on behalf of all children cephalus. He has had four operations, affected by the Three Faces of Crippl|ng. I Nabisco PANCAKE MIX, Now he can walk with the aid of braces Nabisco Honey Graham Crackers, ll , and crutches, research is the core of the National ' Delicious with L. & S.