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and Slag Show Set For Mill The fourth annual State Hay ves. ~ff~d Silage show will be held at the The hay classes are as follows: ~,aAe 4-H Camp a,t Jackson's Mill ~e e~ei 24-25, it was announced this by George Sharpe, Extension ~il Conservationist at West Virgin ~University. The Show will be ld in conjunction with the 18h snntml West Virginia University Dairy Short Course, Feb. 23-26. ...... Here is an excellent opportun- !ty to show your neighbors and ~iends the wonderful hay and ~lage you have produced, as well tO win some valuable prizes and ~nition for having done a jOb", Sharpe commented ~ere today. gbeh S fourth Hay and Silage Show somewhat different from eld in the past. The big florence is in the entries. Only !~rsons attending the Dairy Short ~urse and or exhibitors placing the top three spots at a County ~lt~Ow will be eligible to enter sam ~es in ~e 1959 State Show at ckson's Mill, Sharpe explained. The second change is in regard tQ hay samples. There will be no ~hoppe4 hay class this year. ~A third change will be in the l~l~amber of classes. There will be classes instead of 9 as in other ~j~ars. This year there will be a bxeakdo~n for "fieldcured" and "(mow-cured" hay and in grass sil with and without preservati- Field-Cured Hay-Class 1, Alfal- fa; Class 2{Al.falfa-grass mixture Class 3, Clover! Class 4, Clover- grass mixture; Class 5, Soybean. Mow-Cured Hay-Class 6, Alfalfa; i Class 7, Alfalfa-grass mixture Class 8, Clover; Class 9, Clover- grass mixture and Class 10, Soy- bean. Silage classes will include: Class 11, Corn silage; Class 12, Grass silage (without preservati- ves), and Class 13, Grass silage ( preservatives). A hay sample must weigh at least 10 pounds. A silage sample must be at least 1 gallon in a seal ed jar or a plastic bag. Samples must be entered at the Show a~ Jackson's Mill by 1 p. m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The Show wil be held in Harrison C~ttage. Prizes and awards will be as follows: l~ibbons will be given .for the first three places in each class. Fertilizer (sulfate of ammonia from the Sharon Steel Corporat- ion of FaiiTnont) will be presented to each class winner in all classes that have three or more entries. S~veeps,tukes Awards will be made to the grand champion by hay e~hibitor and to the grand champion silage exhibitor. Awards will be announced Wed CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Saturday 9:00 to 9:00 Weekdays 9:00 to 5:00 no,day. Feb. 25 at the evening ze~ sign of the Dairy Short Course. "Bring your entries to the four- th annual State Hay and Silage Show", Sharpe urged. "You Will not only help ,the program ~o pro- duce barter hay and silage, but you will be able to learn about the latest in dairying, animal care fee(ireS, sanitation and conservat ion farm planning, as well as to meet your friends". Chairman of the S,tae Hay and Silage Show Committee this year is James Copeman, Fairmont of the Monongahelia Power Com- pany and members of the commit tee include R. J. Friant, Exten- sion agronomist and Mr. Sharpe. Former Charles Town Resident Honored By Rockefeller Institute Dr. Rebecca Craighill Lance- field, formerly of Charles Town has been promoted to the rank of Member and Professor at the Rock efeller Institute of Medical Re- search, according to an Institute announcement. This is one o the most coveted honors bestowed by the Institute. Dr. Lancefield, known to her large number of friends and relat- ives here, was Rebecca Craighill, a daughter of Col. and Mrs. Wil- liam Craighill. She was born and raised in Charles Town, having lived for some years in the Gem Craighill home on South Mildred Street and in .the old Timberlake 'house on the site of the present Junior High. School on Congress Street. Ia 1925, Dr. I~ncefleld received her Ph. D in Immunology and Bac teriology from Columbia Univer- sity and has been associated with .the Institu.te ever since. Dr. Lance field served as civilian scientist with the Office of Scientific Re- FORMER JEFFERSON COUNTY NATIVE NAMED GENEIAL PIACTITIONER OF YEAR Dr. Ernest H. Bitner search and Development In NVorld War II. She is a past president of .the Society of American Bacter iolgists, '~ member of the Amer- ican Association of Immunologists and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. Her laboratory experiments have borne ,fruitful results and created a clearer and better know ledge of ~hemolytic strepptococci. Her experimental results in t~his important grou, p of microorgan- isms led to the discovery by her of the specific type M. thus open ing new avenues of understanding and treatment of various infec- ,tions and diseases. Her articles, ,based On laboratory research have been translated into numerous lan BABY DRESSES 88e Cotton oa !cloth, Batiste. Hand Embroidery! ~ to Ibfi, 12 BOYS WINTER JACKETS---REDUCED To $4.00 8 BOYS WINTER JACKETS--REDUCED to $5.00 23 BOYS WINTER JACKETS---REDUCED to $7.00 5 Boys Winter Suburban COATS---Reduced to $10.00 11 Mens Wool TOP COATS--Reduced to $19.00 10 Mens Heavy Reversible JACKETS $9.00 3 Women's WINTER JACKETS---Reduced to $6.00 9 Women's WINTER JACKETS--Reduced to $;9.00 24 GIRLS WINTER JACKETS--Reduced to $4.00 25 GIRLS SWEATERS---REDUCED TO $2.33 22 GIRLS SWEATERS---REDUCED TO $3.33 20 WOMENS WINTER COATS---Reduced to $17.00 10 WOMENS WINTER COATS---Reduced to $15.00 ALL WOMENS WINTER SLEEPwEAR NOW $1.88 INFANTS FLANNEL SLEEPwEAR - $1.44 22 Mens Heavy SPORT SHIRTS--Reduced to $2.66 44 Men's Flannel WORK SHIRTS - $1.77 76 Boys Wash 'N Wear FLANNEL SHIRTS $1.22 38 BOYS WINTER CAPS--REDUCED TO $1.44 140 Men's Long Sleeve SPORT SHIRTS $1.88 SHOP PENNEY'S--YOU'LL LIVE BETTER-- YOU'LL SAVE! Tho o~cor ,~aid /~vdch of ~Le, load was spilled. The rest had to be unloaded and reloaded. Heavy wrecking equipment was called to the scene to right the vehicle. State Police remained from eight to nine hours to handle traffm while work was underway. Trooper Moore said that a new pole had to be installed before telephone wires could be raised enough to allow the vehicle to be SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON 8--B THURSDAY JANUARY righted. Trooper Moore, who was assist- ed by Trooper D. M. Bauserman, estimated damage to the tractor and trailer at $2,500. TODAY is the TOMORROW we thought about YESTERDAY. WINS SUIT Fred Alger, local the winner of the Se Suit Club at the Store in Charles ToWn, ATTEND CHURCH ! Dr. Ernest H. Bitner has been chosen by the Eastern Panhandle VIedical Society as the "outstanding general practitioner of the year." Dr. Bitner, a native of Jefferson county, has practiced medicine in Martinsburg since shortly after his graduation from the University of Maryland in 1907, now entering his 51st year of practice. He is a former president of the Eastern Panhandle Medical Society, tCT~ former grand commander of the West Virginia Knights Templar and m going to stop at the bank a former vestryman for Trinity Episcopal Church in Martinsburg. During World War I he served overseas as am officer in the Army Medical Corps. ' cfri The medical society, at its meeting last week, also conducted a, to sce about a ncw r panel discussion on plans for the year. Participating on the panel[ were Drs. Jules Langlet and Donald MeIntyre, both of Charles Town; [ Philip M. Deatherage, of Berkeley Springs, and George F. Pugh, I Arthur S. Bauer and W. R. McCune, all of Sartinsburg. [ Yes, you heard right. Of course the, bank,, doesn't carry a line of refriger .... (Smallw.___.._.._~oood Pho_._to---C___ourtes...~y Martinsbur__~g Jour___nal_.! ators. She has selected the one she ants at her appliance dealer's. But tire who 'has been replaced by Mrs. 'lems In the various areas along the Myrick. river basin, supplies 'for the var- [ bank credit will help her finance the cost. Our ba k makes loans to help l!ius commune,ties, industries and It people buy all kinds of household equipment: Refrigerators, home The winner will compete in the, agricu}ture. National Cherry Pie Baking Con- =and : month.test in Chicago, Ill., later in the[i men.tsThe creWSof .theWillriveralSandtakeit'smeasure[trlbu.t- [ freezers, kitchen ranges, automatic dishwashers, ashing machines Each girl receiving $10 ,for corn- * aries, a c'heck on homes, business- [ driers, and many other appliances that will make the homemaker s iob paling was accompanied by her~es and industries at t~he present ] home ec instruotor. Instructors time and during poten,tial flood-[ easier.., living more pleasant. With a bank loan, a purchaser finances and girls gathered for supper ing times. Business and industrial while the pies baked, the Hed- leaders will be asked'.to estimate [ economically and spreads repayment over a com{ortable period of months gesville School, where Miss Evelyn past losses and damages from [ H~en~haw directs home ec wark, flooding condi,tions. [ --while enjoying the convenience of the new equipment purchased. providing a salad, a hot dish and The study is being done to es-[ beverages for the meal for which tabllsh the basin's water resources[ What new appliance will lessen the burden of housekeeping-" at yore-" visitors brought sandwiches, needs. [ house9 TaP--- " , Miss Neva Fuss represented 'her The Corps of Engineers 'hope to ] . , us; ann we'll tell )ou iust how easily and quickly the low-cost home ec department at Martins- have complete 'by 1962 a complete] Appliance Loan you need can be arranged here at our bank. burg High; Mrs. Brown Hendricks water resources plan. | Miller, a Musselman senior, dau- Charles Town High and Miss ghter of Mr .and Mrs. John Miller Mary Nuce, Paw Paw High. Jr. of Inwood. I~ast year's, winner was sandralSurvey Started On Water Slonaker. Miss Ruham~h Miller is home ec in~truotor at Musselman. Other contestants In ~he bake- off under the generM supervision of Turner Ramey of Charles Town regional director for the National Sour Cherry Institu,te were Linda Chandler, Martinsburg High School who placed third; Janet Goff of Hedgesville High School: Miss Miller; Nancy Atkins, Char- les Town High School; and Carol Alkire, Paw Paw High School, pla- cing second; and a con,testan,t last year. Judges were Mrs. Joseph Cepel- ka and Miss Peggy Alderson of Charles Town, with Mrs. John My rick, Jr., home service represents- .tire for Potomac Light and Power Company, Mrsl Cepelka and Miss Alderson have judged for several years joined by Miss Lavetta Fra- ley, P-E 'home service represents- ---7"------'--- ~-------- 15 New Features The new N~w IDEA No. 17, 95 bu. spreader has a full year guarantee against de- fective part& In addition, it ha~ 15 new features designed to make it spread best. Spread~ better F ~11 I. Slanted rear arch ~. New epacity--~ busheb 4.& B~ger upper cyllader Stronger distributor tEach paddle replaceable Wide adjustable foot folds ollt of wey ~. Hlsher 8hleidln~ &as#e #o~ffer 8 u~ys L Steel flare8 ter merhanleal leading L Stronger A-Idtch e~ends into framo :~ Bigger dJstril~tor I~a~g~ New Plt~lle fibre beartng8 t New steel endsate Gusset plate frameoto-box reinforcing ~. Box treated with water repellent Penta preservative 8, Neoprene oil lines stand rough ussge Come in and see it today. Ask for free Lube chart on "Nzw I~z. spreaders. - We have these Spreaders in stock and ready to make you a good deal, if you are inter- ested in a new spreader call JEFFERSON FARM EQUIPMENT CO. Phone 691, CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Jan. 22-4t. Resources Plan Along Potomac River Basin Por l~he next eight to .ten weeks crews of engineers and others will be working along the Potomac Riv er, in the area between Cumber- land, Md. and Harpers Ferry, gath ering data for a report being pre- pared by the Corps of Army En- gineers on Vhe water resources of the Potomac River Basin it was an nounced late lus,t week. The long-range study is being done 'by personnel from the Corps of Engineers and the U. S. Depart ment of Agricu}ture. The information being sought in :cludes potential damage from dif ferent flood stages, water prob- bUD'S Feed Company Truck Damaged In Wreck Driver Slightly Hurt John Henr~ Cook of Shenan- doah Junction, suffered a minor head laceration about 5:30 a. m. Friday morning when a 1954 Ford Tractor-trailer truck belong- ing to Charles Town Grain and: Feed Corn,party and loaded with loose corn, plunged over an era- : bankment on U. S. Route 340, just nort, h of Berryville, Va. Virginia State Troper,.~ M. H. Moore reported ,the truck was headed south and was passing an- other vehicle. It got over on the east shoulder of the highway and went over a bank. The truck snap .pad off a .telephone pole and tore down a large amount of fence. It came to a stop on }ts side. put it off any longer? Drop by today and place your Spring order with us. By ordering early, you can be sure of getting your seeds in plenty of time for Spring seeding. Also. in the event of shortages, all early orders will be filled first. Our selected parentage seeds are typical Southern States quality. Chosen from adapted, disease-resistant varieties, they're high in purity, high in germination and low in weed content. So stop in today.., talk over your needs with us and place your Spring 9rder. You'll be glad you did. SOUTHERN STATES Charles Town Cooperative PHONE 43 RANSON, W. VA. lANK IF IHA MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Across From The Court House A Community Corner Stone Since 1871 STERLING FARM'S DISPERSAL SALE OF REGISTERED AND GRADE NEAR STERLING, VIRGINIA SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 1959 STARTING AT 11:00 O'CLOCK A. M. Sale held inside, but in case of extreme weather conditions on the above sale to be held the following Saturday, February 7, starting at the same Locted on Route 7, about 10 miles East of Leesburg on the Farm of Dr. Jackson. Having lost my dairy barn by fire, I will sell at the above ment time and place the following: CERTIFIED DAIRY HERD Bang's Certification No. 900 TB 70 - HOLSTEIN DAIRY COWS - 70 fiord consisted at end of testing year Oct. 31, 1958, of 93 Cows that 10,540 milk, 393.7 butterfat. Approximately 20 of the lower producers were to make room because of the fire, 45 of the cows left show record of Butterfat with 28 of these over 450 Ibs. Butterfat and 17 over 500 lira. Cows are bred for year round production with a number of cows. recently and 14 cows due soon after day of sale. 38 Cows are bred to Gledoden Virginia by Osborne Eric Roxanne FobeS Good) Gold Medal Sire with 13 daughters averaging 14,469 Milk, 4.19% 606 Butterfat and out of Broadrun Virginia (Good) that made as a 2 ~. 12,663 Milk, 4.6~ test, 586 Butterfat and aa a 3 year old 13,535 milk, 4. and 595 butterfst and 13 cows in herd are artiflcally bred. Herd has D.H.I.A. test for over 35 years, are 100% home raised and pedigrees of would show registered sires for that length of time. The sires were an eye to improve test. Since 1943 the following* bulls have been Sterling FarmY N.J.E.S. CONQUEROR DARKIE JEFFREY. N.J.E.S. FEDERATE LINE NICK, BELL-GATE ARI~STOCRAT GENERAL, a son of the $18,500 mont Aristocrat, ROUND OAK CHAMPION, a son of Montvic Pathfinder taker and full brother to Bonheur Ragapple Clara B, third place National with 1039 lbs. B'utterfat as a 4 year old. GLENoDEN EMPIRE BUILDEI~ a grandson of Montvic Chieftain 7tB of a 104 lb. Butterfat cow. 285 gallon Scotchman Bulk Milk Tank complete with Compressor. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE:---This is a large, mostly young extremely well bred of Holstein Cows that have never been pushed for heavy Cows are Registered and the balance are either artificially sired or a~ by the above mentioned Registered Bulls. This is a good testing cows, 4% test for month of Deeember. Cows Bang's and T, B. this saJe and Veterinarian Will be presen~ to Issue Health Charts rot" state shipment. For Information Contact FRED TAVENNER, Manager, Sterling, Vs. or the Auction Co. TERMS :--CASH. / ALBERT SHAW, STERLING FARM, Sterling, Sale Conducted By:- THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA AUCTION COMPANY L. C. BOWMAN, Purcellville, Vs. EDgewood 8-7116 JAMES deBUTTS, Hamilton, Vs. Gilbert 5-4120 Lunch Will Be Sold on the Grounds January 29 - lt. ,i