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II II Please try to visualize a showroom large enough to ccommodate the hundreds of 'families and i)eople who read this newspaper. It's just too big to illustrate. mlln One Telephone Call---0ne Ad---and you reach almost everybody in Jeffbrson County old enough to read... Your ad will be seen--- and read by, more than 20,000 people every week... ,-Second Shenandoah Apple Blossom To Be Held on April 30 - May 1 i: :! iii:!~:ii:ii!i!iiil i i~ili!iiii~iiii!i!!!i iiiiil "If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?" \ In the apple-capital city, plans axe already in the making for the thirty-second Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, to be held, as pretty Miss Sheila McGuire makes clear, on April 30- May 1. In spite of wintry blasts, the Festival's headquarters office in Winchester, Va., has assumed a spring-like air, as staff members busy themselves with correspondence, meetings and plans for the blossom fete. Upward of 200,000 visitors axe expected in this apple- land and Shenandoah Valley area at blossom time. The Coronation ceremony for Queen Shenandoah. the celebrated Pageant of Springtime, the Firemen's unique parade and the widely- heralded Grand Feature parade, a 3[~ hour long spectacle with 50 floats, 65 bands and a Grand Marshal of celebrity stature, will highlight the two-day Apple Blossom Festival program. ILL ILL By Miss Dorothy Lake Miss Edna Jackson of Charles Town spent the weekend with Miss Nancy Kelican. Mrs. Joe Milton and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Milton of Kabletown visited Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Milton and son Kevin on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Garnets Turner of Charles Town and Mrs. Ken Turner and son motored to Win- chester, Va. on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Ryman and daughters Kay and Reba Lee of Shenandoah Jctn. and Mrs. Edward Ryman and daughter Jua nita spent Sunday with Mr3 and Mrs. Foster Kohne in Mathias, West Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Kain and son Kenneth of Harpers Ferry visited the formers sister and his brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wiltshire and son Glen on Friday evening.. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake vis- ited Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Wilt of Bolivar Heights on Friday after- noon. Mr. Melvin Lilla and daughter Rebecca, Mrs. Floyd Milton, Mrs. Lula Ranalli. Mrs. Mary Lilla, Mrs. Edwin Pope, Mrs. Robert Ott , Myrtle Wilt, Mrs. Bob Nicewarn er and Mrs. James Lilla attended a house warming which was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill King at Fort Meade, Md. Mr. and Mrs. King, who had been resid- ing at Laurel, Md. recently moved to their home. Mrs. King is a daughter of Mrs. Mary Lilla of Mfllville. Little Kehneth Turner, Jr. who has been on ~he sick list has im- proved but is still under the care of a doctor. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Turner. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Viands and son of Charles Town spent the weekend with the la~ters dad Mr. Tony D'Angelo and son Paul. , Little Kevin Milton spent Sat- urday with his grandparents Mr. I and Mrs. Douglas Kelican and her l children and Mr. and Mrs. Nor- man Jones of Bolivar were al.soi visitors of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. j Longerbeam. j Miss Linda Hardy spent the t weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Clar-/ ence Burch in Rippon. I Sunday guests of Mr. Tony D' Angelo were Mr. and Mrs. Tony D'Angelo, Jr. and son, Mr. andt Mrs. Michael D'Angelo, Mr. Sam[ D'Angelo and sons Steve and An-] thony and Mr. and Mrs. Hursell Caniford and son James. The quotations of The Blue Rid ge Livestock Sales at Charles Town Monday, January 26, 1959. Receipts of cows, calves and hogs heavy wi, th a good demand for all cattle, hogs and calves. Feature of sale was prime veal top $43.00; Good steers top $27.30. Choice butcher steers none; good butcher steers 26.00 to 27.30; plain to medium steers 23.00 to 25.50; choice butcher heifers 25.- 00 to 27.00; good butcher heifers, 22.00 to 24.00; plain to medium heifers 1820 to 21.00; bulls med. 24.00 to 24.60; plain bulls 19.00 to 23.00; commercial cows 20.00 to 21.00; utility cows i8.75 to 19.50; canners and cutters 18.50 down; cows by the head up to 230.00; stacker and feder steers 25.00 to 32.00; stock heifers and bulls by the head up to 150.00; Choice to prime calves 40.00 to 43.00; good bu, tcher calves 34.00 to 39.00; medium butcher calves 28.- 00 to 32.00; thin calves 27.00 down heavy calves 24.00 to 34.00; Lambs good 21.50 to . 22.50; lambs med. 20.00 to 21.00; lambs plain 12.00 to 18.00; 'butcher ewes 4.00 to 8.50; stock ewes per head none; Good 'butcher hogs 18.00 to 18.- 90; medium butcher hogs 17.50 to and Mrs. Joe Milton in Katie- 18.00; heavy butcher hogs 17.00 to town. 18.50! butcher sows 13.00 ~to 17.00; Mr. and Mrs. John Everhart of heavy feeders'and light burgher' Brunswick, Md., Mrs. Marie Shew-hogs 18.00 to 19.00; sho~ts per bridge and Mr. Merle Wiltsl~lre hundred 22.30 down; pigs per head and daughter Veronica of Harpers 12.25 down; heavy boars 10.00 to Ferry visited Mr. and Mrs. L. E. 10.50; stags none; sows and pigs Wiltshire on Saturday afternoon, none; stock boars 12.00 to 16.00; Y n!2 Charles Gary Dillow Miscellaneous sales start 11:00 who has served four years in the a. m. Livestock sales 1:30 p. m. Navy and has been stationed ineach Monday. New York City, N. Y., receivedConsign your cattle with us.for his discharge on Monday. our Spring Sale April 13th. Mr. James IAlla, Mr. Ralph Johnson, Mr. Joseph Ranalli, Jr. Nine Courses Are Being and Terry Johnson attended the basketball game in Washington,! D. C. held at Uline Arena between Offered At Night School West --Virginia University and George Washington on Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wilt vis- At Shepherd College ited the formers mother Mrs. :Annie Wilt on Tuesday. Mr. Thomas Lake, Jr. and his children Tommy and Sandra of Brunswick, Md. visited Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake and Miss Dot Lake on Friday evening. Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wlltshire and son Glen were Mr. and Mrs. Pitt- man Russell and daughters Judy and Karen, Mr. Ralph Shirley, Mr. John Shirley of Winchester, Va., Miss Patty Wiltshire, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wiltshire and son Michael of Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Wenner and son Freddie Lee of Lovettsville, Va. Mrs. Clay McCormick of Char- les Town visited Mr .and Mrs. Michael D'Angelo on Sunday aft- ernoon. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Whitley and children Kay and Steve, Mr. John Whitley and the latters daughter and son-in-law of Balt- imore, Md. visited Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson and sons Terry~ and Denny and Mrs. Lula Ran- alli on Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Meadows and Mr. Bill Denner of Washing- ton, D. C. and Mr. and Mrs. Al- fred Johnson and daughters of Martinsburg visi, ted Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Meadows, Jr. on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake visited Mr. and Mrs. Bill Smith of Char- les Town on Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Tony D'Angelo Jr. and son and Mrs. Leonard Viands, Jr. and son visited Mr. and Mrs. Creamer of Loudoun County, Va. on Sund[~y afternoon. Dorcas Longerbeam, Sharon Jackson and Brenda Jackson are on the sick list with the mumps. Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Longerbeam were Mr. and Mrs. Oranvel Longerbeam and children Cla.vton. Fay, and Oran- vel, Jr. of Shenandoah JCtn., Mr. and Mrs. Bob Longerbeam and ,'hildre-, Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Longerbeam and daughter Tracey. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Longerbeam Shepherdstown, W. Va.-Nine courses are being held for night school t~a second semester at Shepherd College with all of them to carry full college credit and being tuaght by regular faculty members of the college, it was pointed out by Mr. A. P. Rider, Re gistrar. The classes held each Wed nesday evening, started January Phone 202 28 aL which time st, tldent~ may re gister. The night schedule is made to enable active teachers and others who so desire to pursue their stu dies even though they may be em played during the day. To this end, the college tries to offer a wide variety of courses which might apepal to t~he largest poss- ible interested groups. Following is a list of courses being offered in the spring semes ter: Math of Finance (2 hrs. cred its; Music Literature, Opera 2 hrs); Senior Life Saving (1 hr); Water Safety Instructors (1 hr~; Games (2 hrs,; Nutrition (2 hrs.~ English 3 hrs.); Organic Chem- istry Lecture 3 hrs.); and Gener- al Physical Science (3 hrs.). Classes meet at 6:00, ~he two hour classes running until 7:40 and the t'hree hour classes running until 8:30. Students may also register for night classes during the first two sessions, January, February 4. Any person who has not previously at tended Shepherd College should get in touch with the Registrar for additional information and in struction concermng registration. procedure. Friday Night Meeting For Interested Cub Scouts At Presbyterian Church Junior Wagner of Charles Town has announced that a meeting will be held Friday night,, January 30 at the Charles Town Presbyterian Church Chapel for all boys be- tween the ages (ff 8 to 11 who are interested in becoming members SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON rAPaiaRs 6--11 THURSDAY JANUARY of the Cub Scouts. The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p. m. and it is hoped that a large number of boys will take advantage of the opportunity of becoming Cub Scouts. High Prices For Mixed Herd Cows Received At Manassas, Va. Sale The 'Oakenshaw' dispersal sale of cattle at Manassas, Va. on Jan uary 15, conducted by Northern Virginia Auction Company, Auc- tioneers and Sales Managers, Pur- cellville, Va. resulted in record prices for a mixed herd of mostly grade cows. 36 cows sold for an avg. of $520.00 per eral cows selling $770.00 per head her 2 day old calf 72 head of calves, he sold for an avg. of carding to auctioneer marl. In addition to the tioneers offered inery and dairy eqttil grain, hay and was on behalf of who was discontinuing ing. The sale was uary 8 issue of the son-Advocate, long kr pulling power as a vertising medium. ATTEND CHURCH READ TIIE CLAS~ lh~V ~ lmmm ~ mcvl~ ~ l~ytq, gxchmtvt G~ Easy Terms. Low Down Trade-In. Come in Today.* CHARLES TOWN GAS PHONE 226 CHARLES iscrlmlna aln ur or 0 The "pop tax" has be~n 7 t|me~ as dlmCUlt for your neighbor, the local battier, OS ttS recent extension has been for the large out" of-slate manufacturers who very ably hove pointed out the in.quit es of the tax and the hardships it has ;reposed. They've hod it f~" only a few months. We've hod it for yearS. What we want you to remember is: The tax has proven to be most uniust and unfair, /J they have so completely proven. Ropllml thQul be apal;ed to both. WHY? Why give national manufacturers (one of whom alone has annual sales in the hundreds of millions) whose products are manufactured most everywhere else but West Virginia, an advantage in the market place over the fellow down the street, your local bottler, who votes here, buys here, employs local labor, pays every local and state tax. Relieve the "BIG FELLOW?" and continue tax on your neighbor, the local bottler? Frankly, is that fair? Isn't that discrimination? Rel!ef is just as important to your neighbor, the local bottler, as the large manufacturers. We would be glad to hear what you have to say. Write: Bottlers, P.O. Box 89, Charleston, W. Va. \ I Ill -- West Washington Street -- Charles Town, W.