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O of Directors meeting Panhandle Heart was held January 23, Hotel to init- for the organization e coming year. Consideration was given for community service of cardiovascular dis- activities of the organiz- :he past year were re. included the oper Cardiac Clinic in con the local and state for children Morgan and Berkel- purchasing of books diseases for the public and pro- for the pub- and profess- and education conference for nur- Tri-County area and activities. Helton extremely act local civic affairs Heart Fund for the eastern seven Heart Fund Tri- County reg- Money of Bet- for Morgan Coun- WiUingham of for Jefferson Clark of Mar- Berkeley County and Flick of Martinsburg, for the three were discussed group participation and of many civic organ- assurred. It was de a speaker or program available on "heart" or disease topics to desiring it. was passed unanimou the new School of at West Virginia Univer research and teaching on cardiovascular dis- a research grant. also made for the of books On cardiovas- for public use to libraries of Charles Springs. of main comittees of were appointed Dr. Jules Langlet l~0wa was named chair Medical Advisory Mr. Henry Elder of Road, chairman Committee and Townsend, chairman of and Educational Officers of the Eastern Panhan dle Heart Association are Dr. Leo H. T. Berstein, President; Mr. John Helton, President-elect; Mrs. Paul Samuels, Vice-Presi- dent; Mr. Granville Shirley, Treasurer; and Mrs. John Helton Secretary. , Members of the Board of Dir. l ectors are: for Berkeley County, Mr. Paul Samuels, Mrs. John Paul and Miss Ophelia Cobourn; for Jefferson County, Mr. Joe Staley Mrs. Nancy Perry and Mrs. Vera Culinson; for Morgan County, Mrs. Fatricia Norton, Mr. C. E. Johnson and Mr. Clifton Dyche. The meeting was adjourned after deciding to hold the next Board of Directors Meeting in Berkeley Springs on February 12, 1961. During winter weather heart attacks may be percipitated by excessive physical exertion in shoveling snow, pushing stalled automobiles and other such act- ivities. The Eastern Panhandle Heart Association would like to caution those people who are not accustomed to strenous physical exertion against vigorous shovel- ing of snow for prolonged per- iods of time and suggests that known cardiac patients refrain entirely. For more detailed ad- vice the Heart Association urges individuals contact their family physician. Methodist WSCS Circles To Meet The Circles of the W. S. C. S. of the Charles Town Methodist Church will meet Tuesday, Feb- ruary 7, at 7:30 p. m. at the home designated with the exception of No. 1, which meets in the after- noon at 2:00 p. m. No. 1, Mrs. Grover Goode, chair man, with Mrs. Herman Willis, 1st Avenue.J No. 2, Mrs. Harry Pine, Chair-J man with Mrs. Brandt, East Lib- erty Street. No. 3, Mrs. J. W. Carroll, chair man with Mrs. C. C. Conard, For- est Avenue. No. 4, Mrs. Addle Green, chair man, with Mrs.. Marshall Frye, E, Liberty Street. No. 5, Mrs. Edward Morgan, chairman, with Mrs. G. A. Mick- ey, RFD. Draft debt rises for Latin Am. erican importers. sold mY farm and intending to discontinue farming, the following at the Seibert Farm, located 2 miles of Martinsburg, W. vs., on the Tuscarora Road, near on SDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1,961 BEGINNING AT 10:00 A. M, SHARP. FARSI MACHINERY, ETC. Case No. 300 Trator, like new, used less than 350 s; Oliver 2-i2 in. bottom trailer plow; VAC Tractor and Case hay baler No. 130 with power attachment; 12-dtsc grain drill on rubber; Case side delivery rake hydraulic lift; Case tractor manure spreader on rubber; 32-ft. conveyor with 10-ft. grain hopper with 1 H.P. motor; pulverizer, 24-tooth wooden frame harrow; 2 Case rubber tire wagons with sideboards and 6-ply Minneapolis Moline 3500 lb. hoist; New Holland bale Case tractor mower; tractor corn planter with 3- disc harrow, tractor trailer, tractor chains, iron Wagon, 120-ft. eletric cable, 120-ft. 3/4-in. rope, 2 power garden tractor and attachments; 900 beard ft. fencing boards; sawed and round locust pests; som. 2 rolls barbed wire; 20-,ft. wooden feed trough; elec- chicken water fountains and feeders; rubber fir, feed and grain sacks, steel drums, 32-ft. doublt 14-ft. ladder, platform sales, bag trukcs, 4 greese gun~ crates, lot of tools and bolts; shovels, forks, step lad- Red soWers, 2 iron kettles, sausage grinder, lard pres~ t~nk, butchering table, 2 metal tubs, wooden tuL aluminum paint, 2-gal. barn paint. Machinery To Be Sold First. FORD PICK,UP TRUCK, Low Mileage. FEED Barley; 400 Bushels Spring and Fall Oats; 3G and Timothy Hay; 1000 Bales Barley, OaL Straw. Stahr Still Speaker For County WVU Alumni Chapter Dinner Feb. 11 Announcement was made this week by Attorney Kenneth Metz that even though Elvis J. Stahr Jr. has taken a leave of absence from the Presidency of West Vir- ginia to accept President John Kennedy's appointment as Secre- tary of the Army, he will still come to Charles Town to be the speaker on the program for the annual dinner-dance of the Jeff- erson County Chapter of the West Virginia Alumni Association. The dinner will be held Satur- day evening, Feb. 11 at 8 p. m. in the clubhouse of the Charles Town Race track, with a dance to follow the dinner program. Secretary Stahr assured Attor- ney Metz last week in Charleston A recent announcement by the which ensuresP buyer of althatj he will definitely carry through with his original plans Virginia Hereford Association high quality animal. The grading't speak on the banquet program states that their f!fth annual "Cat committee is composed of Curtis here. He said he plans to drive in from Washington, D. C. that af- tleman's Capital' commercial Mast, Extension Beef Cattle Spec ternoon and return to Washing- Hereford bull sale will be held ialist in Virginia and Joe Graham i Friday, February 3, 1961. Over Purebred Beef Cattle Grader of ton after the dinner. 225 pollde and horned bulls will the Virginia Department of Agric . When Stahr accepted the speak be sold on Friday at the Farmers ulture's Livestock Grading Set- mg engagement here some weeks Livestock Exchange at Winches- vice. Dr. W. R. Van Dresser, Ex- ago he was serving as president i ter, Vs. beginning at 10:00 a. m. tension Veterinarian at Virginia of West Virginia University. Af- The "Cattleman's Capital" bull Polytechnic Institute, will check ter his Presidential appointment sale was started in 1957 with the the bulls for soundness. Grading it became questionable whether he would be able to keep the vtr~ idea of developing a sale where will take place Thursday, Febru- ions speaking engagements commercial cowmen could find ary 2nd. sound, high quality, service-able "Cattleman's Capital" will af-had scheduled as the University age bulls in large numbers. All ford commercial cowmen an op- president. bulls consigned will be graded, as portunity, unrivaled thus far in The local observance on Feb. 1 in previous years, according to a the East, to obtain a wide seelc- will be just one of many being guide used for Virginia's record tion of service age bulls, many held throughout the state during of performance testing and bull with record of performance infor the month of February in obser- grading program. Bulls must motion, from over 50 of the vance of the 94th birthday of grade good plus or better to sell, East's reputation breeders. WVU. Members of the District of Col BYRD'S ~:~ ~." .. EYE-- ................ v, w :::::-:::::::':i:: "~ ''" ":" Sen. Robert C. Byrd --A Public--- Service Column Tourism Can Be New Big Industry For West Virginia A tremendous untapped and un der-developed natural wealth-the sheer grandeur of her hills and valleys-holds promise of provid- ing West Virginia with a new big industry called "tourism." L;~$ year, this industry earned n~llion~ Sur St~I Its p~ tiM, however, is several times tl~i~ figure.~ For many states, such as North Carolina, tourism already is their No. 1 industry. It grossed $645 million for opr neighboring state of Virginia last year. Maryland Check-R-Mix pullet i/1~{~ growing mash is II~/~I~ built to do one job-- ~1~,,[~ and that is to grow "u'J~m'~"big, rugged pullets that soon start to lay and pay. A hundred pounds goes a long way man costs only ~,-~---__~ We're really proud x!~ : of the results this ~: .z.,.'~,~\.'~, quality milking ra- -~ ai~.~,~tsoo is making. It's made specially for ~r dairy cow feeding, MILKERS and costS only .... COUNTRY CURED MEAT HoggtowersHkethe ~S, 2 SHOULDERS, 4 SIDES, LARD. way Check.R-Mix hureys hogs to mar- ket. No wonder! We ANTIQUES ntDr Sideboard, Cherry Chest of Drawers, Wahxo, make it with famous purina Hog Chow Round Walnut Tl~ble, Cherry Cedar Chest, Wainu, and local g/ajar Just 10ok " " mt hat rack, ladder.back arm chair; 2 l&dder-imcL at this pri~: tO0 lbs ..... chairs, Walnut ~M~arble Top Stand, t 3 "W~inut frame Walnut carved back chairs; 2 wall wh&t-nots, 1~~~]~~~ s, cake molds, painted tray, toWel rack, 8-day clock "'~ ! ~.,'"~" Steer feeders look qete fire place set; trunks, brass bell, brass kettle I ~Ji"" Jk for a feed that puts candle sticks; glass cake plates, china tea set; l ~. ~ On lots of low.cost ~es and pictures; dishes, vases, glassware. [ "'~ gain. Check-R-Mix ao .d.. HOUSE LD GOODS Electric Stove,'- Admiral Refrigerator; Oak bed flOP IN TODAY. foam rubber Sofa, living room chair, wing chair *n= thair, 5 wardrobes, metal wardrobe, Phlloo TV, 2 with springs and mattresses; bookcase desk dresser, bureau, cedar chest, card table and 4 chairs, stands, base cabinet, coffee ta~ble, glider, blankets, linen and lace tablecloths; Fostorm Other dishes. RURITAN CLUB WILL SERVE LUNCH. umbia Chapter of. the University claims it earned $225 million for Alumni have been invited to at- her in 1960 and that she confid- tend the Charles Town affair. ently expects the 1961 figure to Metz, who is president of the be around $300 million. Jefferson County WVU Alumni Today, domestic tourism-travel and who is arranging the pro- by Americans within this country gram, said the evening's schedule is estimated by the U. S. Depart- will open with a social hour at 7, ment of Commerce as "a multi- dinner will be at 8 and dancing billion dollar business. In ad- beginning at 9. dition, the Department also re- Members of the Jefferson Court ports that foreigners last year ty Alumni Chapter will be per- spent $1.1 billion sightseeing in mitted to invite special guests to this country, the dinner program, but it will The only reason West Virgin- not be open to the general pub- ia's tourist industry is not cur- lic. rently enjoying its full potential Metz said Saturday, Feb. 4 will is that the State lacks the kinds be the deadline for the purchas- of developed recreational areas ing of tickets. They may be oh- and facilities needed to attract tained either at the office of At- great numbers of travelers. Pres- torney Metz or from Mrs. Helen ident John F. Kennedy's task:for Glenn at the Jefferson County ce on depressed areas recognized Selective Service office, in the this short coming and recommen professional Building in Charles ded Federal action to overcome t it. ttowever, it m~de no specific proposals as to projects to be un- dert~en because it 1/acked auth Forl~unately, West Virginians have not been 'asleep on the sub- :ject,: Three project: proposals al- ready have been made to the Fed era! Departments responsible for such matters. If approved by them they would then require ap- propriations by the Congress. Harpers Ferry Monument One proposal is for enlarging Harpers Ferry National Monu- ment through purchase of old Storer College buildings and campus, as well as other adjacent Town. parcels of land. This proposal has the approval of the National Park LADLES UNDIES U. N. postpones discussion of disarmament. Service, and the budget just sub- mitted to the Congress carried a request for $300,000 for the ac- quisition. Funds for this project, however, were voted by the Sen- ate last year, but the action was not concurred in by the House. Every effort will be made for the passage by both Houses this year. Enlarging the Monument would make it additionally attractive to tourists. Needi Special Purchase of Ladies Rayon Undies Truman predicts youth era Kenneew. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON vAm m ADVOCATE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1961 7--B BEST ADERTISING MEDIUM--SPIRIT- ADVOCATE. SH. Nothing removed until settled for. ASK ABOUT OUR BULK DELIVERY GRAIN BANK BAG TO BULK PEOPLES SUPPLY PHONE 17 Charles ToWn, W. Va. STUART W. SEIBERT, & MORROW, Auctioneers. & HENSELL, Clerks. .... GET YOUR .... Bill's News Stand Paul's Market Reed's Store Charles Town, W. Va. Charles Town, W. Va. Harpers Ferry, W. Va. Smithson's Ranson Grocery Co. Sexton's Store Charles Town, W. Va. Ranson, W. Va. RFD, Harpers Ferry, W.V& Thomas Jefferson Hotel John's Restaurant Lefty Willis Market Charles Town, W. Va. Ranson, W. Va. Leetown, W. Va. Moffett's Drug Store Sager's Grocery Locke's Store Charles Town, W. Va. Ranson, W. Va. Leetown, W. Va. Miller's Meat Market Sanitary Cash Grocery Stokes Store Charles Town, W. Va. Ranson, W. Va. The Bloomery, W. Vs. White's Market Welsh's Store Berryville News Stand Charles Town, W. Va. Bakerton, W. Va. Berryville, Va. Market Manor Mill's Drug Store Valley News Stand Charles Town, W. Va. Shepherdstown, W. Vs. Martinsburg, W. Va. Acme Market Butt's Drug Store Berkeley News Ch*arles Town, W. Vs. Bolivar, W. Va. Martinsburg, W. V& MORE THAN 20,000 PEOPLE READ THE SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON.ADVOCATE EVERY WEEK. .. CURTAINS TO JOIN THEM CALL PHONE 222 FOR A SUBSCRIPTION TODAY. Two Panel Rayon Mar- quisette Curtains in PLASTIC DRAPES Two Panel Plastic Drapes with Valance DOOR MATS Regular $1.98 Coo Fiber Door Mats. Ideal in Reg. and X Size White. in Assorted Colors. for Front and Rear Doong WVU ] Pr. $ ,.00 $1.00 Pair Pair $1 1100 A possible shortage of profess- ional staff people-especially our- mm m == m rain ses-presently poses the most set- i n~ i I i a n n nmm ious threat to the continued devel opment of the West Virginia U'n. FLINNEL 6OWNS LADIES SLIPS BATH TO LS S tlR'l ; iversity Hospital Hospital Direct. or Eugene L. Staples said t,,clay. Reglllar $1.98 Cotton Our Entire Stock of 20 x 40 Sum- Bath Regular $1.99 and $2.98 Mr. Staples said the supply of Flannel Gowns in Ladies Regular $1.98 Rayon Towels in Assorted Styles in Men's Slips Reduced. $ .00 Colors. Save Now. Flannel Shirts. For $ For Closoout of P l lar $2.98 and $3.98 Num- bers in Double Size. Sizes. For nurses is hard put to keep up with the unexpectedly rapid grow th of the hospital. The hospital director said there is "great public pressure" for the facility to expand its activities more rapidly, even though it now is operating at a level origina_l!~ forecast for April. On one recent Saturday, the operating room opened at 6 a. m. and did not close until 4 a. m..~the following day. Some surgical nur ses had to put in a 22 hour day, helping to care for six emergency, cases. During that period, thd staff did neural, orthopedic and general surgery. Mr/Staples pointed out that the facility now is fulfilling its true role as a medical center hospital. Doctors from throughout the Mountain State are referring cas es to suit talents and equipment available at the University. Pa- tients from 40 counties, as @ell as fr, pm many other states, hax/e been admitted since the hospi.tal opened in August. He said the advantages of work ing at the University include pro- fessional educational opportunit. ies, modern facilities and equip. ment and in air-conditioned hos. pital. U. 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