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i! ~ -+ . , % ++ -+ :, . '~~ + and from Charles Town, they 145 of Charles Town; The Charles[ SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Fam~ERS + m questioned the wisdom of using LOCAL-PERSONAL NEWS IN AND AROUND [ ...... [Town Chapter of the Rainbow l~ A rPI-ITTI~nAV 1~NITARV I ne raaar eqmpment at much the [G~rls sponsored by fhe Eastern i .... @IILJLAIT ' h, lY Imme spot each time. The com- CL .... .%... Ld .... .o IStar; Mrs. Richard Adams; thel f U ~ ~ I I r" ~ I [~ | Imittee suggested that the device ~U~I[I~ ~lQr~ i [Senior Choir of the Charles I Chaplain Scholl returned home !Pope read the minutes 0 .............. | be used to control speeding at var. 4J ' ITown Methodist Church; the Min last Sunday. I vious meeting before, By Mrs. Stuart Crim m Phone 47-F-032 ]ious entrances to the town. In kj-ll---=~, &o I =o ...... listerial Association for fine game I A resident of Charles Town for I James,gave a talk on "N~ I other words that it's use be ro-~-I~|~l~m{ |ll~i | h|~l~ J~ ~ I books; Girl Scout Troop No. 16 ]one year and six months, Chap-|Lunch'. .... ..... Itated to Route 340 East of Char. -- ' . IMrs Emorv Kable leader' Brown ,rain ~cnoll is marrieu and has I Miss ~etty ~'roctor a, The Annual Mothers March For croft, Maine. A reception honor- lies Town, State Route 9, South of ...... lie troons headed bv Mrs Perry I one daughter. He hoes at 219 S. I Woody Stagner were al Polio will be held in the area on ing the bride and grom and atten I the town and other points, whim in other parts of the And in the field of Sciences and Mrs Staler' chgdren frn~, George St. at the meeting. Tuesday evening, January 31st. ded by about one hundred guests I The Committee further suggest coun!ry, high school students may there has also been a decided in- ]the Meth'odist C'llurch. headed'l~y I I It was decided that the Vohinteeers will begin making~was held on November 2rid Mr /e that it mi h h l ' ~ De ,shying away ~rom the ,more crease in interest among the I Mrs. Glenn Ramsburg; the Dolly ~mhlar~2|~ ~l} I meeting will be held on [ g t e p if the town tecnnlcat and harder suojects tor count, '~, ;+h ,m o+, 1 Madison Garden Club for decor I mlunnuun, n ~un~,~ mnnm I Friday in Anril . . (~ calls at.7'00" and anyone w~shing and Mrs. Ware. plan to arrive were to place metal "Redu+_ce - - to contribute are requested to he/'e early m February to spend e d" i~ " ~" n " t~ the more easier cour ses,+th!s has dentsJnow~ta~mg'Ch~m'~str; as'a-]ating the trees; the Baptist Chur I U^w D^,~^.,I |, 111l~ [ Refreshments were se, ....... Sp e sons at stra~eolc .+din__ have a hght burning on their por- about thirty days v]mtmg w~th on the edge of the town's hm]ts.' " not ~een case m ~etterson gain~ 25 two years a~o Another [ch members who sang at the+ IlgW nct,~lu Ill l lOU, [Mrs. Michael E. Rice ant ch the former's mother with relati-. Council a-reed to tr" and work uounty s mgn ~cnoom me past ~" " .... 50 students are taking Physics as home Chrmtmas Eve. ]=!___ ~J ...... ~ ....L lone enjoyed the evnmg. . ~5 Wedding Of Interest yes m Jefferson County beforeout a svstem for rotatin~ the use ~ew years. + against 27 in 1957.58; and there On New Year's Day the guests it011~ ~flll~[ ~p0~[$ ] ..... ~- n .... Of interest to his many friends gm g on to a new assignment m[of the radar soeed device to dif- Accord!rig to a comprehensive has been a terrific increase in also enjoyed a country ham din-l .. .. 7-..-7--" .... i~rh~r ~h~rl [~r~[l~ in the community is news of the Charleston, S.C. I ferent entrances to the town and aria ae~auea report prepare~ ~or i the number of students now stu- I her with all the trimmings. I ~ammer re~aii saes in the [ .......~"'"l* v.-- recent marriage of A/3c Page P. T. A. Meeting [referred the matter to the Court- me JeHcrson uounty t~oaru ot dying general Science as against I IWasnington of American iI,^ tM^^& l-,m,-,m, ' William (Bill) Ware of Mountain The Summit Point Parent-Tea- [cirs street committee. Education by Schools Superinten itwo years ago, with 205 now en- II t*_ _J_ ~, _L_n I_ [Motors shot to a new record in ~/U IVl~'X;I JOIlUOI3 Home AFB, Idaho, details ' of chers Association met at the Council was also advised that dent T. A. Lowery on a host of [ rolled as against 113. Two years [ L[. omof. 3Cll01l l$ 11960, according to D. L Kimber, ' -- which have just been received by school on Monday evening of last the Independent Fire Company facts + dealing with the county s I ago not a single Jefferson County ~,~ ,. ~ a , ,~ [ zone manager. The special meeting relatives here. A former resident week but because of the incle- has donated two radl+os formerly schools, there has been a renewed i hagh school student was studying laglll0 Refresher t,0urse / The one covers Rambler deal- Charles Town Chapter t of Summit Point andthe son ot merit weather was attended by a used in the company's fire trucks interest in the fields of Science, ~Senior Science, and today 37 are -- __~_ __ _ [ers in Virginia, North Carolina, E. B. S. Q. S. A. whic~ Mrs. Emma Ware ot waynesooro, very small group of the members, to the city for use in one of the Mathematics and foreign langu- t enrolled in the course [~n I|~ Nl~r[h~mlt[An I Maryland and the District of Col have been held Jan, 24, ages among students in the court[ T~ +ho,-~ ~ ~ t~,~ ,~ ~o~ v,. v~, ,.v..,,u,,q..v,, [umbia. to be postponed because re. and Mr. Howard L. Ware or. The meeting was opened by De- city police cars +and in the city's t .... " ................... of St. Louis, Mo., A/3c Ware was votions led by the Reverend Ar. sanitation truck. I y s schools, high school students in th ....... Norfolk, Va.-Lt. Comdr. Rich-l Deliveries in the zone climbed merit weather, has been married on October 15th to the thur Kerr and after a business During the past two or three I t..~" ............. ".~. ..... ard T. Scholl, in civilian life the [28.7 per cent over sales in 1959, duled for Tuesday, Jan. y eumueu m a mamemauc cour Amorose Machine ~nop former Miss Bert Wolskiel of ession during which several mat- I~1__,.__%_ I~__ I~_J [years the number of students tak- se a- a--i ....... minister of the Charles Town [the previous record year, Kimber . " Meridian, Idaho. The ceremony ters were discussed, Dr. James rl~nnl[M] r~r ~_[! ling general mathematics II in the I^...~s,. g,~nst~vv ~ff+^yearsag. Methodist Church, recently has ~reported. The+ Rambler sales to- All memoers are urgea "-a- "erf-rmed at the home of ........ .......... ~ ....... w ~ ~, u motor guest speaker ~or me even- *- county s three high schools, i .... ~,, ~,,~ o~,~,~.~m t).~ 2~ been undergoing refresher train-/tal was 19,217, compared with 14,- a specmi effort to de p crease 1S even greater, wire ass . the bride's parents. . Mr. and+. +Mrs. in-o was introduced. Dr. Moler #% ~a m m~ grades 9-12 has increased from [now enroueo ......... as against a~ two rag aboard the USS ,Nrthamptn/938 a year ago. Truman redmts Y Albert Wolskml m that c~ty and chose as his subject "School Ad- ~r~ ~l]~r~n[l~ nothing to 53. Those now taking [,,e,r .... during a two weeks cruise off/ On a national basis American .... P " in the presence of a small group ministration" and at the +close of I---: ........... ----r Algebra I numbers 160 as against I~ ~ -s.,,., .... the Virginia Capes. |Motors sold an alltime high to- wire r~enneay. of friends and relatives. Mrs. his interestin~ talk, the meetinz [l~--~,,A U~,, kJAA&|,U143__ tWO.. years__ ago;_ and_ for. AI-_ [. The ~ielu o~ moaern ~oreign ~,,~'~- ....... ~,,.,.,~.,~'! ~,~,,~,'~^- ~,xr^-+~-,,u,- ~/tal of 434,704 Ramhlor~...~. ~ ~ .in 1960, ~~-,f~--,r,r,,~,~-.r~ Ware had as her matron of hofi- was-adjourned. -I~I'IV~ Illll~ i[~l~l~llllU geora li, me numoer has jumpea [language has also enjoyed a real amnton a floating communicat-[against 368,464 in 1959, a gain of oa~r~ o,~ ,v~ or, Mrs. Alan Aitten also of Meri- Miss Frances coleman returned I ................. ;~ from 47 to 68. The number of stu *surge of interest on the part of ions center, is the flagship of [18 per cent. As a further indicat, o~v~ otto ~,., dian and serving as best man was home on Saturday from Winches- [ A meeting of the Planning Corn dents now taking Plane Geome- county hight school students with Vice Adm Harold T Deuterman, !ion of the steady Rambler sales, ON PLUMBING AND i Mr. Carl Bosworth of Dover-rox- ter, Va. where she had been a I mittee of the 1961 Fund Cam- try and Solid Geometry and Trig the number of students now en- commander of the lJ S Second Kimber pointed out that U. S. re- WORK All Work and guest at the home of Miss Hester [paign of the American Red Cross onometry has also shown a decid rolled in these classes at 104 as Fleet " " Guaxan~ed---Over 20 Rowland for the past week. [met at the Blue Grass Inn oned increase, against 35 two years ago. The ship joined some 50 other perience. TO THE Business Goes Where it is What Are Doing About INVITATIONAL PROGRAM? Why Not Staxt --- This Week --- Using The I AS YOUR Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Henry and Wednesday, January 18 to begin their two small sons cpent Sun- the preliminary plans for this day viisting with the letter's par years Campaign. ents Mr. and Mrs. George French . The Quota for this year is $5,- and their family at their home in 709 and it is hoped that all peo- Point of Rocks, Md. pie will respond to the call for Members of several committ-memberships. ees of the South Jefferson Rur- It is hoped that the 1961 Fund TO CUSTOMERS To Visit YOUR I RE! itan Club held a joint meeting recently at the home of Mr. Skin. her Poston. Mr. and Mrs. Creighton Propps and their two children Trine and C. R. of Charles Town were sup- per guests on Sunday evening at the home df the latter's brother- in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Robert Light and children Bobby and Linda. Mr. David Rowland of Lexing. ton, Ky. is spending several days this week visiting with his mo- ther, Mrs. Clifford Rowland, who accompanied him on Saturday to Richmond, Va. where her daugh- ter Mrs. Louise King is hospita. lized having undergone surgery there last week. Mrs. Stuart W. Crim was a- mong the guesst who attended a Mother-Daughter meeting of the Campaign can be completed by Guests at the Knott Rest Home March 17th, although the Month located on West Congress street of March is designated as Red in Charles Town had a most pleas Cross Month. ant and enjoyable Christmas ac- Tentative dates were set up for cording to Mrs. Kenna Knott A1- the Captains Luncheon and also ger, proprietor of the home. for the Kick-off Luncheon for The 24 guests patients enjoyed Captains and their workers, the decorated trees that were These luncheons will be in Feb- placed on all three floors of the ruary, home, and also their own indivi- Those attending the meeting dual trees which they were priv- were: Mr. Norman Kigner, Chair ileged to have in their rooms. man of the Fund Drive; Mr. John There were lots of cut flowers, Bartlett, Co-Chairman of Fund potted plants and Christmas flow Drive, Mrs. James M. Mason, III ers started to come to the home Chapter Chairman, Mrs. J. D. early on Christmas Eve. Yowell, Chapter Vice-Chair'man, Christmas Eve evening Mrs. AI Mrs. George R. Heidrich, Public- ger and Mr. Tranell gave a party ity Chairman; Mr. Harold Kisner, for the staff and employees of who was Chairman of the 1959 th home. Gifts were exchanged Fund Drive and Mrs. H. H. Hun- by all and Christmas carols were ter, Ex. Secy. of the Jefferson sung and refreshments of punch, County Chapter, American Red cake and candy were served. Junior Women's Club which was Cross. [ On Christmas Day a turkey din held on Monday evening of last [ner with all the trimmings was Week at the Old Towne Meeting [served to the guests, topped off ingHUSethe inmeetingCharleSin companyTWn attend-with Prince Rainier Of I with pumpkin and mince pie. he, Mrs. Clayton Stag- Monaco Sends Gift To ner.~ yslde+ den+ Mr. and Mrs. Marshall wiiso, Wa Gar Club Jr. viisted recently with the for- mer's parents Mr. and Mrs. M.E. An assortament of color slides Wilson St. at their home near showing the picturesque gardens Leetown. of Monaco was sent to Mrs. Ken- Mrs. Oscar Brady is visiting seth Sager, Horticulture Chair- with her son-in-law and daughter man of the Wayside Garden Club Mr. and Mrs. Frank Comer at their home on Fairfax Boulevard in Ransom Mr. and Mrs. I~ewis Jenkins and small daughter San~lra of Ranson were visitors on Sunday at the home of the formers par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Jen- as a personal gift from Prince Rainier of Monaco. In a personal letter to Mrs. Sager the prince extended his greetings to the Garden Club and enclosed the address of the Director of The Exotic Gardens of Monaco. kiss. The slides were shown at the David Childs was an overnight meeting Tuesday night, held at guest on Saturday evening at the the home of Mrs. Joe Staley. home of Stephen Shull. [There were approximately 36 Visitors on Sunday at the home slides shown and narrated by of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Furr were Mrs. Sager. the formers sister Mrs. George The flower show practice "Noc Chapman Sr. and her son and dau turne" arranged by Mrs. Robert ghter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. George Stone, Mrs. Joe Staley and Mrs. Chapman Jr. of Berryville, Va. ]Charles Marcus received95 and Mrs. Furr's brother and sis- points. ter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Newton Renner also of Berryville. [ Fruit and foliage arrangements receiving awards were made by Mr. Robert Shirley who had Mrs. Paul Fleagle, blue; Mrs. Wil spent the past two weeks visiting lard Martin, red~ and Mrs. Leo with his brothers-in-law and sis- ters, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Otis in Widmyer, a yellow. Plans are now in progress for Wynnewood, Pa. and Dr. and Mrs. staging the Jefferson County Fair A. T. Moore in Columbia, S. C. Flo,#er Show to be held in the returned to "Locust Grove" on Fall. Tuesday of last week. Mr. Shelby Longerbeam return ed to Washington, D. C. on Man. day after spending several days visiting with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Longerbeam and their family. Mr. Roger Kelly of Charles Town was the dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Crim at "Monte View" on Sunday. A committee from tl~e Jeffer- son County Chamber of Commer- ce, concerned over the l~ossibility of bad publicity growi$~g out of the use of police radar by the Charles Town Police Depa,"tment in traffic control at due certain section of a main highway lead- ing into Charles Towa, .:made in- quiry of the Charles Town Coun- cil at it's last meetiO.g if some- thing could not be d~/ne to elim- inure any chance of this happen- ing. The committee, referring to the frequent use of.a radar speed device just at the western edge of Charles Town on U. S. Route 340 said the "speed trap" as they call ed it, could undo all their efforts to promote Charle Town as a friendly and nice town to visit and shop in, They said they realized that the "You Can Be Sure" Sunday Sermon At Presbyterian Church The third in a series of ser- mons on the geenral theme "You Can Be Sure" will be preached at the Presbyterian Church on Sun +day, January 29. As announced by the minister, Carlyle A. Mc- Donald, the topic will be "A Val- uable Gift Often Overlooked." Other sermons thus far in this series have been: "You Can Be Sure of God's Grace" and "You Can Be Sure That You Are Sav- ed." In mentioning this series the minister stated that Christians have a right to be certain about the things which they are taught to believe rather fhan living with doubts and uncertainities. He add ed "God's Word does not leave us in doubt. It gives tlie assurance which we n~d." The service will be at 11:00 A. ~. The public is cordially invited. 8ALES and SERVICE WEBB'S RADIO -- TELEVISION- APPLIANCES Charles Town, W. Va. police department must and is expected to exercise+ some con-I West Washington Streel trol over p eding into, through! ....... Miss Susan Wall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wall went to the Home Christmas Eve, dressed in her Christmas attire and pres- ented each of the guest a choc. olate Santa Claus Mrs. Alger said this week she wishes to thank everyone for being so helpful and kind to Cmdr. Scholl participated were make the past Christmas season aimed at flurther improving Sec- an enjoyable one for the home. dud Fleet combat readiness Dur They include Mr. and Mrs. C. ing the exercises, carrier-based Manning Smith, Mr. and Mrs. attack aircraft conducted "stri- Henry Snyder, Mrs. Charles Ahalt kes" against practice targets in the Ranson Helpers Club who the eastern portion of the nation. through Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Anti-aircraft and anti-submarine Jenkins presented Baptist Chur- warfare capabilities were tested ch calendars for 1961 to the guests. The Carol singers who were: the Junior Daughters of the King; Episcopal Church which sent small Christmas trees rier, USS Wasp; Cruisers Little Rock, Newport News and Canber ra and frigate Mitscher. Also in the operations were destroyers, replenishment ships and submar ines, including the nuclear power ed submarine Triton. The operations in which Lt. Second Fleet units for anti-air- craft and anti-submarine exercis- es in the Atlantic In addition to the Northampton units taking part in the exercise He pointed out that American included attack aircraf carriers Motors' new progress sharing pro- USS Shangri-La and USS Forres- gram, under which new Rambler tel; Anti-siubmarine warfare ear-' buyers receive U. S. savings bond as sales rise, has met with suc- cess in its first month A total of $34,324 $25 bonds, with a matured value of $858,100 were sent to those who bought Ramblers in December. The program runs through March. Payments to each Rambler buyer can rise to $125 in bonds during the four-month per- iod. The plan is cumulative and retroactive. Should sales climb higher in coming months, Decem ber buyers will receive addition. al bonds. and frequent individual ship ex- ercises were conducted. The Chaplain observed pin- point target practice on a raft, ship to ship refueling and gun- with red cups with candles in fire on an electrically controlled them. drone missile. He as well served Mrs. Louise Lloyd's Girl Scout as Assistant Chaplain during the Troop No. 45, Brownie Troop No. two week's cruise aboard the 15 of Ranson; Brownie Troop No. Northampton. Try-Hard 4-H Club Meets At Rice Home Members of the Try-Hard 4-H Club met January 18 at the home of their leader, Mrs. Michael E. Rice for a program and business meeting For the program Mary Engle read from the Bible and Nancy Why Pay For Two One M~n Can Do the DISCOUN PLUMBING & CHARLES TOWN~ W, PHONE 545-It J~n. 26 - 2t.--pd. ! Every local story is impOrtant to the dents, news writers and editors of this n4 because this is their town, too, as it has bee Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate v riters for the 116 years. For THE BEST Local and close- to- home- get the home- edited Spirit of Jefferson every week. 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