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LOCAL AND PERSONAL By Mrs. G. E. Wehb Bingo Party Jan. 23 A Bingo Party will be held at the Hall of the Friends'hip Fire Com- l:mny on Friday evening, Jan. 23, beginning at 7:30 o'clock and they will be held on every other Friday night until ftn Vher noiee. The next one will be held on Friday evening, Feb. 6 beginning at the Same time. Proceeds will be u:~ed for new equipment for the Fire Company 'which will include 'hose and several other necessary ar- ,ticles. Refreshments will be on sale at reasonable prices. The public is ,most cordially invited to be pres- ent and spend a pleasant evening and help our Fire Company. This area has realy experienced real winter weather during the past six weks with a warmer trend 0Ely a few times and lasting for only a day or two. However, there ~as been no snow until last Fri- day when snow fell all day leaving quite a few inches on the ground. It was followed by very cold weath or. ~' Mrs. Mary West of Greencastle, l~a. spent last week with her bro- t'her-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. William Henretta. Mrs. Vernon Staubs of Silver Qrove, W. Vs. spent last Wednes day afternoon a,t the home of Mr. ACTIYITI IN Telephone 2,192 Fire at Webb ltome The local Fire Company was call ed to the G. E. Webb home on last Friday evening about 7:30 o'clock quick and efficient work and thor- ough checking from a~tAc to cellar soon allayed the fears of the fam- ily and close neighbors. With bit- ter cold weather, high winds and the ground covered in several in- ches of .snow the evidence of fire was very upset,ling. The writer and family wish to thank everyone who helped in anyway to allay the the fears of the Webb family and their nearby neighbors. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Holmes and Mrs. Coleman Dunn spent Monday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Breeden in Shepherdstown. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jenkins and family of Martinsburg spent Sun- day wi,th the formers parents Mr. and Mrs. Walter JenklrUL Mr. Herbert Kissling member of Park Service is spending a in Washinwton, D. C. a~tending Museum School. net of Bm]nswick, Md. were viai- to,'s at the G. E. Webb home on last Friday evening. Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Osper "Wag nor and son Mark of Kan.~as City, Mo. have returned home after spending a ten day leave at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hedi- can. Mrs. Wagnor was the former Peggy Hackley of Harpers Ferry and is a graduate of Harpers Fer- fry Hig~h School. Her husband is and Mrs. G..E. Webb. front and in trouble was able to proceed on its own power and bot'h Miss Singhass and the driver of the Ambulance decided to wait a f~w minutes until ,the front car got over a hill some distance in front of them and wi,thin seconds i,t seemed, a large truck cras'hed into the rear end of the ambul- ance, driving it into the Sing'bass car. The injured girl did not enter The hospital until Monday but was a member of the U. S. Air Force.treated by a local physician here. Mr. and Mrs. Clif.ton ]3u{ts She is a graduate of Harpers For- spent Sunday in Baltimore, theirry High School and has been work them were Miss Judy Auvill of Harpers Ferry as guest of Miss Anne Newcomer and Steve Hardy of Millville as the guest of John Newcomer, Jr. Birthday Party A bir~thday party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Ru, therford on Sunday, Jan. 18 in honor of the ninth birthday of their son Johnny. There were ,twen ty youngsters present to enjoy games and delicious refreshment~s ] consisting of birthday cake, ice l cream, candies, potato chips and cold drinks Johnny received quite a number of tLseful and attractive gifts. A birthday party was given a few days ago at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Snell in Har- pers Ferry in honor of the seventh birthday of their daughter Laurie. a Several youngsters were present and an enjoyable afternoon was Ral,ph Mills and "Webb" Ben- :..:.4.-:-.'.-: . ..-. ....................................... ~' AN TAILORED SUIT CUSTOM Reduced As Much As 37 Per Cent. Original Low Popular Prices on Over 150 of the most attractive Imported and Domestic Fabrics have been SLASHED to bring you unparalleled SAVINGS on-- TOPCOATS SPORT COATS SLACKS - too! A Full Selection is Assured if You Act Now! But don't delay--Offer is Limited---Contact me This Week for a0 Appointment. Call 623.R. spen,t playing games and enjoying delicious refreshments. Lauria re- ceived some attractive and useful presents. Each and every mmeber of the Bolivar Methodist Church are ask ed to be at the Bolivar Met;hodist Ohurch on Friday evening of this week for an importan, t business meeting, which will begin a,t 7:30 o'clock. A F'ellowshtp "Dessert" will follow the meeting. Highway Accident Miss Betty Anne Singhass, dau- ghter of Mr. and Mrs. ~. H. Sing bass of Bolivar is a patient in a Washington, D. C. hospital under going treatment and observation for injuries sustained in a high- way accident on last Friday even- ing, While enroute to Bolivar ,to spend the weekend wit'h her ,par- ents. The accident happened near Leesburg, Va. A new .am, bulanc$ being driven to Brunswick, Md., a truck, Vhe Singhass car and an- other car were involved. The snow, which had fallen aH day, made driving dangerous and Miss Singhass had called 'her par- ents telling t)hem what time she would leave t,he Capital City. Mr. Singhass who drives a eschool bus for the local Hig~ School was a- bout ready to leave his home ,to take the School Basketball team to Shepherdstown for a scheduled game when the mes.~age came a- bout his daughters acciden.t. T~e game was postponed as a driver could not be found on such short notice. As Mr. Sinffhass was leav- ing his 'home to go ,to his daugh- ters rescue, he met a Sta.te Police man bringing her home. Her car was badly damaged. She sustained 6. W. THOMPSOH a a *ace e ** eee **eeee *a*~e* a e* ~ae~a eeea ~aea~* CHARLES TOWN, WEST VA. Some Folks Call Them Gum Drops OXFORD FLATS GROUND-LOWI Hook-and-eyelets, the hit for town and campus! Rich suede, matching cushion soles, real built-in wear. Black, vicuna, grey, red .... yes, dirty buck, too! Sizes 4 to 9 WE ARE 'CLOSING OUT ALL OF OUR REMAINING UNPAINTED FURNITURE AS WELL AS FINISH: ED FLOOR SAMPLES. SAVE MONEY AT THESE LOW PRICES. FinishedUnfinished STUDENTS DESKS $12.00 $10.00 VANITY TABLE $ 7.00 3- DRAWER, NITS STAND $ 8.00 5- DRAWER CHEST $18.00 $1 .00 4. DRAWER CHEST $16.00 3. DRAWER CHEST $14.00 No Layaw'ays At Above Prices! WEEK- END SPECIAL GIRLS 7 to 14 ROLL UP and SHORT SLEEVE COfTON BLOUSES ,c each WEEK- END SPECIAL FULL SIZE CHENILLE BED SPREADS 2 for $5.00 All Winter Merchandise REDUCED! glad to hear complementary news regarding a former teacher in ,the local graded school who was then Miss Annie Sue Anderson of Rad ford, Vs. For many years she has been Mrs. Annie Sue Brown of At lanta, On. She was recen,tly elec- ted as "Atlanta's 1958 Woman of the Year in Education." She has been Science curriculum special- ist for Atlanta public schools, for a number of years. A committee headed by ,L~he vice president of Emory University and administra- tor of health service, named M~s. Brown on Tuesday, Jan. 13. She wil lbe honored along with out- standing women in four other fields at the annual recognition banquet in Atlanta on Jan, 27. Mrs. Brown was cited for "Imagin ative, persistant and effective ef- forts 'in promotion of science ed- uca.tlon" for A,tlan,ta students dur leg 20 years as a teacher and near ly 10 years as a supervising spec- ialist. Mrs. Brown's work has been recognized by numerous profession al organizabions. She is a member of many teaching and scientific groups and has presented lectures a,t many National mebings. We, who knew her, in her first yearn of teaohing would like to congmat- ulate her personally. Clarence Litleton Friends and neighbors in Boli- var were shocked and grieved on Tuesday evening to learn of the sudden death of Clarence Eugene Li.ttleton 55, at his home in Boli- var. He h~td a heavy cold bu, t was net actually ill and had finished his weekly book work in connec- tion wi,.th ,his job ass alesman of the old and well known Watkins Co. He had gone to his room to rest after taking medicines for his cold. His 14 year old daughter call ed 'him for supper and reported that he was asleep. His wife went to investigate and ~found ,tha,t he had evidently died in his sleep. Survivors are t~is .wife Mrs. Anna Libtleton and son and daughter John and Sandra, High school stu dents and a son and daugh~ter by a previous marriage, James Lit- tleton of Rockville, Md. and Mrs. Mary Louise San, ford of Hyatts- ville, Md. and 4 grandchildren, his mother Mrs. Grace Ramsdill and 1 brother, Ernest C. IA~tleton of Atlanta, Oa. The body is res,tlng at .the Eackle's Funeral Chapel and .the funeral w,iH be :held from there on Friday afternoon a,t 3:00 o'clock with the Rev. Alfred Col' }ins officiating, BUrial will .be in the Falrview Cemetery in Bolivax. The deceased was born and rear :injuries about her head and neck ed in Bolivar but spen,t a number and an injured knee. of years in New York coming .back As she was nearing Leesburg, to Bolivar ~bout 5 years ago. He she was forced ,to stop due to an i was well known over a large area acciden,,t along ~the highway and as his business required him to be the Ambulance was folowing her ~ on the road everyday in the week. ~and stopped behind ~her car on[ He leaves a 1argo circle of friends. i signal and after a .time the car in ~lr No unpleasant odor W Truly washable * Matching woodwork colors in odorless DUCO Semi-GIo~ Enamel PEOPLES SUPPLY PHONE 17 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. The beauty last..... s when you paint with the finest. ,, PAINTS W,.c,e n s I: [ The 25t an iver ary of the [founding of Shenand~h Produc- E .tion Credi,t Associaion ,will be cel l e'brated,,this mon,th when Farm Credit Cooperative holds its an- nual stockholders meeting, S~tur- day, January 31 at James Wood Hig~h School in Winchester, it was announced Thursday! night by Jul tan A. Everly, Secretary-Treasurer at a planning meeting e~btended by several Jefferson and Berkeley County farmers and their wives at the Lee-Jackson Restaurant in Win(~hester. Charles W. Wht.tting ton, James T. Blue and Victor L. Blue were presen, t from Jefferson while Mr. and Mrs. John F. De- Baugh and Mr. and Mr Ted Shy der represented Berkeley County. The planners chose Cullen John son, DirectOr of Membership Re- l,ations, Virginia Farm Bureau, as their principal after-dinner speak er. Johnson is widely known .for his entertaining and humorous talks as well as for a deeply ser- ious side. The affair also brought together a nominating commi,t~ee which named John O. Hardesty and James P. Reardon, Jr. both of Clarke County to oppose one and- finer for the NY'LA directurshi~p presently held by Hardesty. D. W. Burruss, Mr. Jackson, the incu~n- ben,t in a InCA directorship, Was renamed a candidwte and J. P. Moore, New Market will oppose him. Burruss was one of the char ter dire(~tors when PCA was organ ized 25 years ago and :has served as a direotor continu0~siy since then. Moore is an operator on a large beeq ca,ttle unit in Shenan- doah County. James and Viotor Blue and Ted Snyder served on ~he nominating com~nibtee from this seotion along wi~h William S. English, Frederick Coun/sy, Clif- ton Price, Jr., Berryville, John H. Massie, Edirrburg and Alex M. E~ar le, Whl,te Post. A day-time meeting beginning at 11:00 a. m. was decided upoh by the planners. James Wood Hlgih School, one mile west of Winches ter on Route 50, affords excellen4 facilities for both the ,business an~ luncheon phases and con.sequentl: was selected as the site ,for the January 31 meeting. John Porter Burns, Jr. Buys Purei*ed Angus Cows John Porter Burn's, Jr., Charles Town, recently purchased 17 Aber deen-Angus cows from Almeda l~arm, Charles Town, W. Va. ATTEND CHUECH SUND&~ Miss Daniel Talks To Lawson Botts UDC On Lives Of Lee, Jackson The Lawson Botts Chapter U. D. C. met at the home of Mrs. Merle E. Alger on Tuesday after- noon, January 13. Mrs. Alger was assisted in greeting the members by Mrs. Earl Allara. A large number of members took advantage of the mild wea- ther to attend this ~fternoon meet ing. Mrs. John Smith was wel- comed as a visitor by the President Mrs. League. A letter of thanks was read by Mrs. League from the Rev. Wheeler for a Christmas do- nation for Children's Haven. Miss Baylor reported on the cost of re- pairing the light in front of Hill- eary House which was broken by pranksters at Halloween. Miss Baylor introduced Miss E1 izabeth Daniel who ,gave a very i~f0rma,tive and little known ac- count about the lives of General Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jack Son who were born in the month of JanUary. Miss Daniel's research into history is always interesting and seems to bring past history almost to the door today. The hostesses invited the mem- bers to the dining room where a beautiful table was arranged. A cloth of cut work embroidery was laid and a large silver bowl of red and while carnations filled the een ter flanked on each side by silver candle holders and w,hi.te candles. Coffee and tea, cup cakes and mints cookies and candies all m~tde a very pleasant social hour. The living room was cheerfully ar ranged briSht potted ~plan.ts which all con,tri*buted to make .this meetlng a very pleasamt one for all who a,ttended. The February meeting will be held a,t the home of Mrs. Freder- ick O. Byrer at 7:30 p. m. on the tenth of February. Two Ranson Juveniles Confess To Breaking, Entering, Larceny Two Ranson juvenile youths were taken into custody Thursday by Crnarles Town S~ate Troopers Tommy Ward and R. R. Truex and Charged breaking and en tering and larceny from ,the home of Herman Pickett in Ranson and also from t,he's Esso Stwtion in Charles Town, the afte'rnoon ~nd night of January 14. State Police said the :two youths were helping Mr. Pickett to move and they had loaded some furnit- ure upon a truck when Mr. Pickett was called ~way. He ,told .the boys .to take the furni.ture back into ,the house and ,they did. But at l~he same time they left the door to l~he ,house open and according to fine con.feb?sign which they made ,to ~aliCe they wen,t be~ck later and uled off a sewing machine and radio. That same night they went to Kable's Esso 8erviee ste~tion in Charles Town where they ,hauled off four ~ar be~tteries which had been lef~ ot~tslde the station~ ,, The youths, e~fter confessing to,' the crimes, were released into the custody of their paTen,rE for a,la- ter hearing before Judge D. H. l~dgers in juvenile Court. French ArmY in Algeria reports successful drive. Spirit-Advocate Will Carry Sale Calendar If you are .planning a public sale for this winter or spring, send or mail your sale date to the of- rice of the Spirit of Jefferson-Ad- voca~,e newspaper 4n order that it may be properly listed in the pub SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMrRS 8---B THURSDAY, JANUARY lic sale calendar, a feature which this newspaper has ,carried for a number of years. This sale calen- da,r will run in ,the pa,per every week. The Spirit-Advocate has long been recognized as the 'pub- lic sale medium' for this area and every year a large number of sale ,advertisements are newspaper. Either sale date or give ,it t~ ioneer or sale clerk to READ THE Read The TAKES about 2 acres of farm crops to supply the 1375 pounds of food which the average American eats a year. To grow and get this food to your table requires money all along the line, and bank credit provides a substantial share of the funds. Perhaps you haven't thought of it this way, but the money you deposit in the bank helps to build a credit pool which, directly or indirectly, supplies loans to farmers, farm machinery manufacturers, seed and fertilizer dealers, distributors and food markets, as well as others. Whenever you deposit your money, or invest it, you are help- ing yourself two ways: You are providing for your own future and you are helping to provide the good things of life that make our American standard of living, the highest in the world. We'll welcome you as a depositor, or as a borrower, your plans call [or sound use of credit. Whatever your tinancial requirements mau be, come in - let us serve tlott. MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Across From The Court House A Community Corner Stone Since 1871 Visit your Chevrolet dealer's HOUSE "t} (January 22 through 24) / The bright new Bel Air $-Door Sport Sedan uqth the ~1 fine, fresh body stllin~ as the most luxurious Ch~Ootas. Here's the latest addition you'll fred at your Cl~vrolet dealer's Open Mouse January 22 through 24. It's a now 4.door sport s~dan m the Bel Air serles--and it sports u lower price tag than any other Chevy hardtop. Bring the family and look it over. And get the full story on all the olher striking models now available. Ren~r, production is rolling and you can count o~ / prompt delivery! Just wait till you see what's waiting for you--a glittering constellation of sleek-lined exciting new Chevrolets in a wide choice of colors, models, engines and drives. The spotlight will be on the new Bel Air 4-door hardtop--and you'll want to check its ultra-reasonable price against any other hardtop. When you do-- and when you see how much more Chevrolet gives you in ~tyling, in extra-roomy Bodies by Fisher, in the super-softness of Full coil springing, in Easy-Ratio steering" ' then you'll know that thia is the happiest surprise of the year. come on in; don t miss this Open Hou~l The smart switch is to tht '59 Chm~l now--see the wider selection of models at your local authorized Chevrolet dealer's! CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. r iI