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William Link of Duffields. There was a large attendance of relati- ves and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Foster E. Brenne- man celebrated their twenty fifth wedding anniversary with a din- ner and card party for a number of their friends. Fire damaged the home of Er- nest Stokes on Washington Itei- ghts, Charles Town caused by a iii~~ defective flu._.. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1921 MARRIED: In Baltimore, Mr. Willard Chew Osburn, formerly ~?ie ~!i~i:mi~iI of Rippon this county to Miss Lila Wenner, of Baltimore; John Strider Coleman of Charle Town to Miss Elsie Hudson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. DIED: At his home in Hagers- town, James Skiles, formerly of Myerstown this county; at the home of her daughter in Pitts- burgh, Mrs. Lydia Williams of the Summit Point neighborhood this county. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1901 MARRIED:In Baltimore by the Rev. William T. Hay, Walter T. Rau of Clarksburg, to Miss Agnes Hess of Washington, both former ~t~ ~'~tD~~i~iie ~et~h?/i snnnr,~nfthpM~thnd,~tl 9av~aoear_n ,o~, ly of this county; in Charles Town William F. Webb of Boli- var to Miss Alice V. Spinks of Charles Town. B. F. Langdon bought a store THE j r :M:Rh ~E~ ct~Y. house and dwelling at Myerstown R :l At Bethesda of Mrs. Maggie Myers for $4500. !HT'm=* srn I ~ Montaville FlowerSfromSCheduledthe Mer tC~m~e ca~er:n ~ml~r tor of the First Reformed Church"~NNImyn-N1 I,~ ~ to deliver a reading " chant of Venice in .an entertain- , 0 L O N | A L 1~ M:Kre~P?~'isP~oaa~de ~eP~iwinarymeat courSein Charlesat StephensOnTown wentSem'to N E R A L 14 O M b her, teacher in the Shepherds- Charleston instead of coming "" " town grade school to Mr. Herbert here. His engagement in Charles Charles Town Kelsey Baer of Charleston, W. Va. Town was automatically cancel- ~. John G. Boyer retired farmer ed. hepherdstown of the county celebrated his eighty fifth birthday with a par- 80 YEARS AGO 1881 162 ty at the home of his son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. MARRIED: By the Rev. D. G. DR. VERA FISCHER, Optometrist EYES EXAMINED -- GLASSES FITTED Ilours:--9:45 5:00---Closed Tuesday and Thursda) "OPEN E~/ENINC~ By Appointment Only. 785 112 S. Charles St. Charles Town. W. Va FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA Mfllvflle Plant No. 899 Charles Town Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 Miller, William Graham to Miss Florence B. Hummerickhouse, both of Shepherdstown; near Lee town by the Rev. A. E. Rogers, John H. Wageley to Miss Lizzie Roberts, both of this county. John Walsh, formerly in busi hess in Harpers Ferry died in Cumberland. The census of 1870 showed Jef- ferson County to have a populat- ion of 15,005. Of these 10,774 were whites, 4043 colored and 188 foreign born. Dr. Henry S. Castleman opened an office for the practice of med- icine in Charles Town. PITTS CHARLES WASHINGTON THEATRE RANSON . W, VA .... Ylatinee Saturday & Sunday 3:00 P. M. One Show Nightly-- At 7:30 P. M. Children 25e- Adults 50, the Administrator c. t. a. of the late R. C. Smithson's I will offer at Public Sale the Following Articles, Wednesday, Thursday, [ on South Charles Street, Charles Town, W. Va., on Friday and Saturday FEBRUARY 1961 January 25, 26, 27 and 28 HOUSEHOLD GOODS, ETC. +:2 "'" .. Adams Chair, Folding Wall Rack, Marble-Top Sh3,ving ~ !i 't~I~ With Mirror; 2 Old Razors, Chaffing Dish, Bone Handle HALWALLIS Andirons, Tongues and Screen; 1 Hopkins & Allen A~,,~E~ ~ Other Pistols; Old Brass Light, Zenith 21-in. Tele. 3-yrs. old; Old Cabinet, Floor Waxer, new; Guitar, Chimes, Electric Floor Lights, Electric Motor, Electric Electric Shaver, Frigidaire Refrigerator, Perfection 4- Gas Stove, Electric Coffee Perculator, Waffle Iron, Electric Kitchen Clock, Single Bed with Springs and Brass Bed with Springs and Mattress; Dresser, Chif- Bed Linens, Blankets, Etc.; Clothes Basket, Window new; Electric Heater, Sewing Machine, B~th Room Roll Top Desk and Chair; Straight Back and Rocking Several Stands, Old Typewriter, Small Table and 2 Umbrellas, Magazine Rack, Radios, Alarm Clock, Candlesticks, Hat Rack, Sofa and Pillows; 2 Trunks, and Books; 2 Rugs, Serving Table and Card Table; Cabinet, Fishing Rods, Window Screens, Metal Cabi- Doors, Book Case and Books; Oak Extension 6-Ft. Step Ladder, Kitchen Cabinet, Kitchen Utensils, Pans; Kitchen Scales, Some Canned Goods, Some and Tools; Garden Tools, Vise, Blow Torch, Saw, Saw Horse, Kitchen Table and 4 Chairs; Ware,Tin Money Boxes, Porch Mats, 2 Lawn Flower Pots, and Lots of Other Articles that are Sunday and Monday January 29 and 30 mmuE / mE. WOOD/WAGNER | FINE I II MlI_ YOUNG l 1 11 --P' 1 Sun. Shows:--3 & 7:30 P. M. Tuesday and Wednesday January 31 - February 1 $5.00 Gold Piece, date 1879. $5.(10 Gold Piece,date 1913. $2.50Gold Piece,date 1851. $2.50Gold Piece,date 1908. 25e Coin, very old. 25c Coin, date 1925. 5c Coin, date 1869. 3c Silver Coin, 'date--1852. on Day of Sale. , LEE BUSHONG ADMINISTRATOR C. T. A. OF R. C. SMITHSON'S ESTATE MILLER, Auctioneer. , W. MOORE, Clerk. Same time, place and terms as the above sale, I Following Articles:---Large Gilt Edge Mirror, 100 Walnut Drop Leaf Table, very old; Solid Walnut Dresser, Tea Cart, 2 Boudoir Chairs, Complete Suite, Clothes Hamper, Dish Washer, A-1 shape; and Chair; Chest of Drawers, Tables, Pictures Frames; Electric Light Fixtures, Day Bed, 2 ~tove, Sewing Machine, Scatter Rugs, Secretary Lounge, Comforts, Lots of Other Articles that ~.2t. Nothing to be removed until settled for. MRS. KENNA KNOTT ALGER nR$1~ ~ AVA ~ DIRK =o:JOSEPH COTTF}I Thursday and Friday February 2 and 3 ---DOUBLE FEATURE-- FURY VIOLIENCEi EINIM~{O~ JEFFREY HUNTER PAT CROWLEV DENNIS HOPPER PLUS--- All}0 RAY 90 YEARS AGO--1871 Miss Becky Kidwiler of Baker- j SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON VOCAT] The Independent Hook and tOnand Mrs.SpentDonaldthe weekendoden andWithdaughMr" THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1961 , Ladder Co. of Charles Town elec- ter Donna and sons Guy and ted Samuel Watson president, germinate about 25% in the field.I Educador comerts mangrove Frank Burke, vice-president, A. Frank at Ranson. You can see from this. that you]swamp into harbor. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Turner D. Burr, secretary, J. C. Holmesand daughters Dawn and Barbara would need to sow twice as muchI Captain and Haines Morris, treas and son Kenny of Frederick, Md .............. of the low quality seed in order[ , urer. were recent visitors of the for- ~" a" ~" ~,~,Lun~ Ire seed an equal stand of plants. ] ................ Archie Carroll leased Per- mers parents Mr. and Mrs. Rob- COUNTY AGENT J It is usually wise to purchase [ ~~ww~~ ter's factory (woolen mill) near ert Turner Sr. certified seed in the case of al-J ~~ Rippon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ott and falfa. This means you are get-I ~m ~.~ DIED:At her home in Charles ]sons were Sunday visitors of the Will Cows Get Enough Waterting seed that has been inspected[ ~ ~~ Town, Mrs. Christine Cordell, wi- latters mother Mrs Ellis Johnson dew of Dr. L. C. Cordell; in the P " I Dairy cows in milk..requires f~:ar~t~tYs p~riatl;alfa recommen-I~ ~'~ ~[ ~~ county, Daniel Dinkle; at the at M]llwlle. more water per ,any }nan any ded for West Virginia are Vernal] ~ ~i~"if~]~"] |~PP" home of his mother near Charles' Miss Stella Dillow was hostessomer~ ,~itt,zarm ..... ammaid,,zor feedme~r s~ze., m and Narragansette for long term [ ~ "~m~VL~ ~ Town, Dr. John Briscoe of Shep-'to a Stanley Party on Wednesday ".~ .-:-% ~":'.~",. -a . . ":"" stands. These two varieties plus] ~ ..,II~ri ~II~-" Mrs. Elizabeth Peacher of Mar- ormK aoout ~ gauons oz water zor Wqliamsbur" DuPuits and Atlan I ~; . t l~nm i I ~I 1=7, ,.= herdstwn; at Myerstwn James ' tinsburg was demnstratr" Ev" I~ .~:J I~/~--~ each gallon of milk produced A ": ~ s, ; " tm are recommended for short ~- Myers. MARRIED: John W. Hinton of!cryhe had an enjoyable time. shortage of water when cows are te,m otands this county to Miss Belle Locke; Mrs. Josephine Millicent, Mrs. on dry feed can cause digestive " " , I ~ ,~~~/~_ daughter of Benjamin Locke of John Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny troubles. I i~ ":~" ~ Ott and the latters mother ofI Milk cows given free access to] 0 D I Berkeley County. I Vienna, Va. were Wednesday M ANA"N~N--6 S nightand HarryViSitrsE. Ott.f Mrs. 2':. D. Ott Mrs. Elizabeth Peacher and J By Mrs. Pauline Ott sons of Martinsburg were Wed- ---_---- nesday visitors of Mrs. James Parents of Daughter Penwell and family. Mr. and Mrs. George Milton of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Oden an- Charles Town were Sunday visi- " " n" nounce the b~rth of L]za An tors of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wiley at the Charles Town General Hos and daughter Nancy and son pital on January 11. This is their Woody. first child. Mrs. Oden was the for Mr. and Mrs. George Potts and mer Miss Adeline Bell, daughter daughters Joyce and Shelia of ~-'~ ~] J of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bell and Falls Church, Va. were last Sun he is the son of Mrs. Nellie Oden day visitors of the latters parents q'~ ~; .... ~ ,,~or is fast o,, keeps water hotd~" I Ixmurane , Real Estate andthe late William H. Oden Jr. Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Penwell. } ............a~- -~"1 longer; washes- ~ , and Bonds Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ott and i proachmg.when seeds for spring[ taster, cleaner. Savtm work " daughters Glenda and Cindy and ~ sowing will be purchased. You] time. See It newt [120 E. Washington Street sons Steven and John Thomas Finley acquires control of Ath have heard ,the old sta~ementl I CHARLESTOWN:ess"ThIs may b p. u! ] Telephone 216 were recent viistors of the for- letics club. ! " " e elated o ~1~ AA IlklA mers mother Mrs. T. D. Ott and many times, 'good seed costs you Charles Town, W. Vs. brother Mr. Harry E. Ott. G.O.P. will modify Kennedy ~rom m]s exampm, wmver seeul hAX ll| |NI. I Mr. and Mrs. Charles Costello aims, Dirkson says. that germinates 90% in the labo J ~ of Ranson were visitors of Mr. ratory will germinate 50 to 60% 114 North Charles St I ~ ~t,,, t,,tl~lt~l'~l,,$=--~t~ and Mrs. Carl Wile yand daugh- Charitable contributions and in the field. Seed that germinates " I ~ "'""'l~ll~''~ ter Nancy and son Woody recent taxes are discussed. 65 to 70% in the laboratory will Charles Town. W. Va. I ~Inl~qPI ly. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beahm and son David of Washington, D. C. were Sunday visitors of the for- mers parents Rev. and Mrs. Ar- thur Beahm and family. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ruth and family of Maryland wer recent visitors of the latters grand- mother Mrs. Ella Cline and fa- ther Mr. Ernest Cline. Mrs. Ruby Ott and daughter Kathy were recent visitors of Mrs. Shirley Fitzwater at Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Upright and daughter Karen and son Scott of Leetown were recent visi tors of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rice and family. Mr. and Mrs. Donald T. Oden of Ranson announce the birth of "Donna Rebecca" at the Charles Town General Hospital on Jan. 16. This is their first daughter and third child. Mrs. Oden was the former Miss Ether Kidwiler daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kidwiler of Bakerton and he is the son of Mrs. Nellie Oden and *the late Willial~ H. Oden Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pulse and family of Middleway were Sun- day visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Mer- le Oden and sons. Mr. Writt of Ranson was last Sunday visitor of Mr. and Mrs. Ylarshall Tumblin and daughter Barbara. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ott were Friday evening callers of Mrs. Es ther Oden and daughter Donna Rebecca at Ranson. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shiflett and son of Ranson were recent callers of the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Jenkins and family. Mr. and Mrs. Alec Lanham and family of Loudoun County, Va. were Sunday visitors of the lat- ters parents Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hardy. Mrs. Ruby Ott and daughter Ka thy were recent dinner guests of her aunt Mrs. Bertie Ott. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ruth and family of Maryland were recent visitors of the latters aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wiley and family. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ott and daughters Glenda and Cindy and sons Steven and John Thomas of Randalstown, Md. were last Sun- day evening callers of Mrs. Nel- lie Oden and family. Mrs. Pauline Ott was hostess to a Stanley Party on Jan. 9. Mrs. Elizabeth Peacher of Martinsburg was demonstrator. Those attend- ing were Mrs. Annie Wilt, Miss Arbutus Wilt, Miss Antionnette Wilt and Mrs. Rosebud McDan- iel of Chestnut Hill, Mrs. Nellie Oden, Mrs. Ruby Ott and daugh- ters, Janie and Kathy, Mrs. Mar- garet Hostler and daughter Mary Margaret, Miss Barbara Tumblin and the hostess. Games were play ed, demonstration of Stanley Products was made and refresh- meats were served. Everyone had an enjoyable time. Master Guy and Frank Oden of Ranson returned to their home after staying last week with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kidwiler and family at Baker- ton. Mrs. Elizabeth Peacher and son of Martinsburg was Wednesday caller of Mrs. Ruby Ott and fam- ily. Mrs. Margaret Hostler was hos tess to a Stanley Party on Wed- nsday morning. Mrs. Billy Dun- lap of Bolivar was Demonstrator. Those attending were Mrs. Mary Ott, Mrs. Dene Dillow and Mrs. Josephine Hardy of Charles Town Mrs. Ellen Biggs, Miss Judy Hos tler, Mrs. Nellie Dden and Mrs. Thelma Griffith. Everyone had an enjoyable time. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ott were Saturday evening callers of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Oden and dau- ghter Donna and sons Guy and Frank at Ransom Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wilt and daughter Cindy were recent vis- itors of the formers parents Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Wilt and dau at MANUFACTURER'S SUGGESTED LIST PRICES FOR 2-DOOR SEDANS MERCURY METEOR 600 (6 Cylinder) CHEVROLET BEL AIR (6 Cylinder) PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE (6 Cylinder) 2389 DODBE DART PIONEER (6 Cylinder) =2410 SEE HOW MUCH MORE MERCURY GIVES YOU: 7 money-saving, self-servicing features. For example, Mercury's chassis is pre-lubricated-won't need a lube job for 30,000 miles. A new-type oil filter lets you drive 4,000 miles between changes. Brakes are self-adjusting. Aluminized mufflers last up to twice as long or more. Super-Enamel finish never needs waxing. More room. Rear seat compartment is more spacious than last year. Doors are wider. The trunk is bigger. Longer wheelbase. 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