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January 22, 1959

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JEFFERSON '9 AllY 2., 1959 FARMERS ADVOCATE m~ion at Shepherd Colle~e in Shop - l~erdstown. ~--A Mr. Rightstine leaves his wife Georgia. of the home address, and two sisters, Mrs. Genevieve R. Jones and Miss Louise Rightstine, both of Shepherdstown. Services were held at 9 a. m. last Saturday at Ires Funeral Home, 2847 Wilson boulevard, Arlington. ,, ,.j Burial was in Shepherdstown. Lths and Funerals Youngblood Dies In General Hospital M DD EWAY Mrs. Randolph Barnes Mr. and Mrs. Garland Pope and children and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Y0ttngblood, 77, Ag- [his administration, for farm man- Pope of Berryville, Va. were din- t, rural Soc- agement research, ner guests on Sunday at the home 1 county dairy I In 1926 Dr. Youngblood was of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Nicodemus. town, died a-asked by the Secretary of Agric-Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Crouse afternoon in ulture to return to Washington of Martinsburg spent Sunday with General Hos- to assist in organizing and develop Mr. and Mrs. Charles Grove. I ing a nation-wide program of cot- Mr. Port More and sister Miss been a pa-iton marketing research in.the BurFrances Moore of Charles Town t eau of Economics. This project re caqled upon Mrs. J. P. Macough- sulted in the internationally faro try and Mrs. Randolph Barnes ous laboratory at Stoneville, Miss. Tuesday ~tfternoon. and in the establishing of a for-Mr. and Mrs. George Crim of eign agriculture services. Summit Point, accompanied Mr. During his 21 years as principal and Mrs. Donald Schill to Bel Air Economist, in the ExperimentkSta Md. Sunday vchere they visited tion in the USDA he inspected ag-Miss Donna Schill. born in Mil- Texas, July 31, Youngblood Youngblood. Widow, the for of Min- he married in Thomas rancher of a sister, Kath- Wilson of Po- received his B. Texas Agric- College in degree from the }07; and his Ph. University of was devoted to practic- and research experience at the the buying Texas. This errupted width U. S. Arn~y American discharge from the A. & M. and after his he ,became near Sher- head of schools Mineola, Texas he later a school Territory Was the first to of agric- ~n ,the public ~f both of these 1910 he was in .nagement inves nited States De and in of t)he Experimen,t Texas for 17 years. the sta increased His work inclusion of ,the station near of it's'kind es- government of the Texas urated were re- Station, devel- Grande Valley at Wes Experi- Wichi,ta Falls. helped to~ organ and Goat and estab- meeting of the the Ttanch- t~e Ranch Stat )rts in making ,the research bhe region. e D~artmont. ch Economies the funds early in '7 AVIE f2 ':il riculturaLexperiment stations in! Mrs. Marshall Engle is improv- , ! Uhe Umted Sta,tes and in Puerto ling after a stage with the popular Rico. He also served as adviser to 'virus. the Indian Service on economic Mrs. J. F. Macoughtry spent and social problems of the Nay- Sunday ~n Charles Town at the ajo, and established the South- home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry western Range and Sheep Breed- Smootz. ing laboratory at Fort Wingate, Sunday guests at the home of N. M. to develop sheep hardy en- Mrs. L. M. Wa, tson were Mr. and ough for the southwestern desert Mrs. Richard Wilson and Mr. and region and to meet the needs of Mrs. Joe Deeds. the Navajo people. In spite ot t~e bad weather It was his desire 'to con, tinue in Friday night about fourteen mem- the practical field of .agriculture bers of ,t~e women's adult class which he was still doing at She of the Methodist Churc~ S6'hool ti'me of his death, met ~t the home of Mrs. Thur- He owns and'operated the his- mond Shirley. toric Lucas Estate, known as Mrs. Randolph Barnes spent "Rion Hall" as a dairy farmer, Wednesday with Mrs. Edward Coc thus his life's ambition, key in Purcellville, Vs. Dr. and Mrs. Youngblood cele- Gary Lee Da,wson, young son of brated their Golden Wedding An-Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Dawson is niversary a~t Rion Hall on May,sick with chicken pox. 1957. Mrs. Lawrence Pierce, eompeC- He was a member o ,the Charlesent sales clerk at Penneys Store in Town Methodist Church. Charles Town was absent from the Funeral services were held fromstaff last week due to sickness. the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Fun Mrs. Joseph White spent a pleas oral Home in Ranson Wednesday an, t day last Tuesday with her dan af,ternoon at 2:30 with ,the Roy. ghter-in-law Mrs. Holmes White. Robert H. Hiller, his pastor, of- The W. S. C. S. of the Method- ficiating. Burial was made in Edge ist Church will meet Wednesday, Hill Cemetery in Charles Town. January 28 at the home of Mrs. Bearers were: Dr. Donald Mas- W.. F. Abshire. ter, Phil Perks, St., Fred O. By- ~Mr. and Mrs. Earl King of Mar- rer, Joseph Warrenfeltz, William t, insburg visiied Mr. and Mrs. For- Ramey, John S. Alfriend, Millard rest Watson Monday afternoon V. Jenkins, Leonard Propps, Dr.leaving soon after ,to visit relat- C. Victor Stouffer. ires in Florida. Mason Pifer, Joe Hough 'and MATTHIAS K. RIGHTSTINE Kenneth Ring visited the Auto Ma, tthias K. Riwhtstine, veteran Show at National Capi,tal Arena Washington Evening Star .proof-in Washington Sunday. reader who wanted "to live to see Mr .and Mrs. John J. Rum- his 80th birthday" died last Thurs back of Butler, Pa. s pen~ a few day ,at his home, 2113 Key Boule- days last week with Mrs. James yard, Arlington, Va. He was 80 Macoughtry. They were returning Wednesday, from a vacation in Florida. ,Mr. Rlgbtstine, who retired in 1947. saw his wish come true in| | quiet birthday observances at his* L L home. Mr. Rightstine was a native ofBy Dorothy Bowers Shepherdstown ,where he attended * high school and college. He came.Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hostler to Washington i~ 1908 anti, worked and son Steven of Alexandria, V~: as linotype operator ~r-,The~ ~t }ast, week'~vi~h,lVIPs. Hos~ler's Star before becoming a proofread parents ~Mr. and Mrs. Charles er. He .was a member of The Star St~ubs. 150-Year-Club. His standards as Mrs. Martin Grimes of Charles welt as last name, earned him he Town and her mother, Mrs. Nath- nickname of "Rightie". an'iel Grey Jr. were viistors Tues- Mr. Rightstine was a composi- day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Wil tor ,and partdime editor of the liam Trail and sons in Bolivar. Mountain Echo in Keyser, W. Vs. Thursday evening, Mrs. Grey, Mrs. before joining The Star. Grimes and Mrs. Earl Poacher v,is A Republican, he supported Wil ited Mr. and Mrs. George Penner liam Jennings Bryan twice at the and son in Hagerstown, Md. polls in his early years. He also Mr. and Mrs. Al.ton Muse and was on hand for t'he Wright Bro- Mrs. Winerd Bowers spent Sunday thers' earlie~ flying demonstrat- evening in Bolivar wiVl~the l~tter's ion ,for the Army at Fort Myer. son and daughter-in-law Mr. and ' In 1956 he attended a 5{)th re- Mrs. Douglas Bowers and family. Little Jeffrey Bowers Fetus'ned ~o his .home thane morning af,t~r being a medical paient in Charles Town General Hospital with pneumonia. Charles Visitors Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall McAboy T~,,~ and son were Mrs. Donald CourC- /UWll ney and family of Berryville, "Vs., Mrs. Rose CourCney, Mrs. Henry McKee and daughter, Karla Kay and Mr. Bud Frith of Ransom Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kimes of Charles Town visited Mr: and Mrs. David Penwell and family Sunday evening. 4| Mr. and Mrs. Mered,i~,h Axline and family of Brunswick, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hostler and son wm~ dinner guests Sunday of their " paren.ts Mr. and Mrs. Charles form~-" '' Sbaub, and daughter, Mrs. Doug Brackee~t. Mrs. NeRie C. Bracket't of Mannings was a supper guest thgJt evening of ~he family. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Clevenger and daug.hter Sha,~n, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Bo~cers and son Bruce were dinner guests Sunday I like their styling., their of Mr. and Mrs. Alee Costello. Mrs. Earl Peacher, Mrs. Edwin colors...their smooth, comfort- Clevenger and Mrs. NaVh~aniel Grey, Jr. were in Hagerstown, Md. able leathers. My budget- Monday afternoon Where they at tended ~the funeral of ~cheir cons- minded parents like in, ,the la,te Charles Miller. Mrs. Clifton Miller the deceased's mo-. SCAMPEROOS low price! ther who has been qtdte ill in the hospital in Hugerstown rem~lns on the critical l,ist. SIZES .98 Mrs. C~arles Staubs and daugh- ters, Mrs. Norman HoStler and 8 Vz to 3 Mrs. Douglas Bracket shopped in Winchester, Vs. on Wednesday. ' Mrs. N@thaniel Grey Jr. was a dinner guest Wednesday of her son-in-law 'and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ran~lli and family in Millville. 4-H Club ~Ieeting The Willing Workers 4-H Club met Tuesday even~ing wit~ Mi~es JennSfer and Susanne Grey, with Mrs. Oliver Mer