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0P JEFFERSON FEBRUARY 5, hs and Funerals lI, N. BRADLEY Susan Bradley, died here at her home at street. Lmont, N. Y., she 11, 1874, a ate Jephthah and this .section upon 65 years ago of the First Chapter 128, Star and Camp two daughters-- }christ, Charles Link, Leetown; Warsaw, N. nieces and neph- held Wednesday Smith and Strider with her pas- J. Urquhart, la Edge Hill Cem- H. GLAIZE Glaize, 76, carpenter here died :ng in Charles where he afternoon at been in .poor 'but had been the last few and Betty AI- Glaize of Virgin- 27, 1882, in Town, RFD. Susie Fellers at the home with three H., Martin, Kable- Mrs. Frank and Mrs. Va. Tuesday af- T. Strider ~l Funeral Home the Rev. Carl- Charles Town and his as- Fred Guthrie. Hill. r. Glaize .were Creamer, H. Whitmore, Phil :rum. ELMER OTT for Adam El- County Wednesday at lvin T. Strider Funeral Home F. Butcher was made in born in Jefferson 12, 1882 a son of Snyder and Sarah O,tt of the coun of The Oak night in Th~ Hosl~tal a patient for ill at his Weeks. six sons and two are: Elmer A. Harry W. of Charles Waldorf, Md., and Warren R. Mrs. Mary Town;. and lliday of Balti- Edward A. ven,ty four grand great grand- , Oft included ichard Dailey, John PAss and A. D. Jones. E MCATEE* McAtee, tte George W. rARMrR ADVOCATE Lhe home or her mot, her Mrs. 1959 3---A R. J. Madison. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hocken- smith of Shenandoah Junction called upon Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schill on Sunday night. Mr. Robert Moore and family recently moved from Vhe Shaull farm to the former Osborne house on Main Street. 'l Mrs. Anon Grantham is in Erie, Pa. visiting her parents Mrs. H. the late Augustus and Clare A1- Moore and Mrs. Stanley Shirley. bright Swartz of Kingwood, W. Va. At the Parents-Teachers meet- He was a member of the Bruce ing Tuesday February 10th, Dr. town Methodist Church. 'ris of Charles Town will show His first wife was the former slides of the American Indians. Miss Mary Shores. His second 7:30 is the hour and the public wife, Miss Ora Jane Williams is cordially invited to attend. whom he married Dec. 1, 1921, The Methodist Youth Fellow- idled July 31, 1954. One son by ship enjoyed a skating party at !his first wife, Lawrence Henry the Berryville Rink, Monday nite. Swartz, died December 17, 1954. Mr. and Mrs. Holmes Rogers Surviving are four grandchild- ofWinchester called upon Mrs. ren, 18 great grandchildren; nine Joe White on Sunday. Mrs. Whites great great granddaughter; four grandson Joseph White of Mar- stepsons, Atton P. Ashby of Clear- tinsburg was her weekend guest. brook, Raymond F. Ashby of BaN Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mason timore, Howard Ashby of Parkers- : of Baltimore, Md. spent Saturday ,burg, W. Va., Harry Ashby of Kear with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gruber. neysville; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Mrs. James Grant'ham received R. D. Emory and Mrs. C. H. Hum- a message on Monday telling her sicher of Martinsburg; two bro- of the death of Mrs. Albert Sibole thers, Carl David Swartz of Kear- which occurred Sunday at her neysville and Edward Swartz of home in Aldan, Del. Co,, Pa. She Philadelphia and one sister, Mrs. was an aunt of Messrs James and Minnie Ellen Shreck of Kearneys- White Granthazn and lived here ville, a number of years before going Funeral services were held on to Pennsylvania. She is survived Monday afternoon ,at 2 o'clock at by two sons, one daughter, six Paynes Chapel Methodi~,t Church. Rev. J. S. Peebles otiiciating. MRS. ALBERT SIBOLE Mrs. Jessie Grantham Sibole, 77, widow of Albert Sibole, of Mar- tinsburg, died Sunday a,t her home in Aldan Pa., where the Siboles had resided most of their married life. Born near Middleway, in Jeffer- son county, Mrs. Sibole was a d aughLter of the late Joseph and Catherine Frye Granham. Her husband ,has been dead a number of years. Three children survive - Amon grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Thursday afternoon with burial in the family lot in Aldan. Mrs. Elizabeth Richardsons friends are sorry to hear of her critical illness. She was taken to City Hospital, Martinsburg Fri- day night. BAKERTON My Miss Margaret Houser Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hill motored to Winchester, Va. on Saturday to at home; John and Mrs. Joe. Kel- be weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. ly, both in Aldan; several grand- Robert Hill ,and daughter. children and great-grandchildren. Gary Loudan who was a patient Services were conducted this in the Charles Town General Has- afternoon at 2 in Aldan with bur- pital returned home on Wednes- ial there, day. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hammond and children of Shepherdstown were Sunday evening guests of her mother Mrs. Ruth Bond. Mrs. Randolph Barnes Tommy Manuel is on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Nicodemus The Adult Class of the Method- and son Roger Lee of Rippon vis- ist Church held its regular month- ited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. ly meeting and business meeting Austin Nicodemus on Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Will- night, iam Capriotti on Friday night Mr. and WIrs. William Walker of Warsaw, Va. called upon Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Madison on Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Walker's ,maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lucy Bates Talliferro, was a resident of Midd- leway. Mr. and Mrs. Harry A~hey of Summit Point visited Mrs. Earl Grantham last week. Mrs. Marshall Engle's dinner guests on Friday were Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Madison and Mrs. Earl Grar~tham. Mrs. Richie Edmons- ton of Bethesda, Md. s,pent Sun- day wiVh Mrs. F. J. Macoughtry. Mrs. Edward A. Cockey, of Pui'- cellvllle, visi.t~d Mrs. Randolph Barnes on Tuesday and 'Wednes- day of last week. On Saturday afternoon ~Mrs. Cockey and her son Edward of Towson, Md. called at ,the Barnes home. Mr. William O. Macoughtry who recently completed his course at Shepherd College is now teach- ing at the James Wood High School In Winchester, Va. Mr. Roland Clarke of Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, conducted the morning services in Grace Church on Sunday and following Vhe services he was din- ner guest of Mrs. Harry Smootz J, anuary 30. Mrs. Carl Frye and children of Hagerstown, Md. were Vhe Sunday evening guests of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houser and their daughter. Mr. and Mrs. William Capriotti and sons motored to Berryville, Va. on Sunday and visited Mr. and Mrs. Carl Day and children and their guest, her mother MI:u. Nellie Hanes. David Hetzel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Hetzel, graduated fn)m West Virginia University the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Mechanics (will receive his degree in June). He was then commissioned ,as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Firce and chosen as a distinguish ed military graduate with acad- emic honors. He ,will go to his assignment around the end of March. Mr. and 'Mrs. Dineen .Welsh motored o Ranson On ~unday and visited Mr. C. Webb and Miss i El,izabeth Webb and David Webb. British interests to buy Israel refinery. President calls talks on defense spending. following a Funeral rites held d died on Herbert Lee Alexander, 89 for- born in Jeff- of the Mary Koonce county. She Flrs,t Bap- Town, Howard Char- of near 19 grandchild- of nieces and from t,he Home ,at 3 ell Urquhart Baptist was in ~ry in Charles L. Rone- H. M'alone and Clyde BARRON xron 74 wid- Newton Bar- morn- ~wt the ,al Hospital about three ~ofa- *ra in Clarke a daugh,ter Mary Wat- daughters, of Ranson; of Charles Ran as both of brothers-- Lake, both Yes will be n T. Strlder until Fri- services P. m. The pastor of and burl,a) ~emetery in Bruc~town, his home. 3, 1871 a of mer member of the West Virginia house of delegates from Berkeley county, prominent for many years in insurance, historical and bus- iness ,fields died at the Moore Rest Home here ,about five last Satur- day morning. was attributed to a heart attack suffered a few hours earlier. He resided most of his life in Berkeley county at Martinsburg al though a native of .this county. Af- ter retirement from business in lV~rtinsburg in November, 1941. He returned to business here and went to reside at the Rest Home here on August 31, 1956. The body was ,taken to .the Mel vin T. Strider Company Colonial Funeral Home here. Services were held Monday .afternoon at three from Zion Episcopal Church here with interment in Zion Church- yard. Services were conducted ,by the rector, the Reverend Stanley F. Hauser. Bearers for Mr. Alexander were Garrett Bane, James W. Strider Manning Smith, Fred O. Byrer, Rodger Perry, Thornton T. Perry, Paul H. Miller, Gilbert B. Miller. He was born near Duffields, this county, August 9, 1869, son of Dr. William F. and Ann C. Alexander and was educated in private schools until he was 16 when he began work with the insurance flrrrtJ'tere of Washington and Alex ander-at $2 ~a week, he often recall ed. In 1894, he moved to Martins- burg where he bought a small in- surance agency. Subsequently he bought interests in two other in- surance businesses there. Still la- ter he extended his insurance in- vestments to the central and sOu- thern parts of the state, including one in Clarksburg. This led to an interest in .the coal business. He helped organize the Alexander Coal Company there and was a director. Later the property was sold to a large corporation, He was elected to ,the lower house of the legislature in 1926 as ~. Democrat when Berkeley county ~bowed a registered Republican majority of 1900. He recalled that durin~ his term he was instru,men- al In~ettin~ a "vinegar bill" passed which forbade addition of color- ing to the product and resulted in better prices for apple growers' lower grades of fruit. He helped organize the Martins burg Fruit Exchange, a pioneer in the coperative field, in. 1915 for marketing of apples and peaches. He was its first president. He also was active in hel,ping establish Fed eral inspection of fruit to assure quality on the markets. His hobby was historical re- search but in latter life as time of- fered it became a principal inter- est. He gathered much material on early figures in :this historic ~rea some of which were publish- ed He was named first .president of the Berkeley County Historical So- ciety when it was organized in November 1941 and continued its head. He was" at one ~time a mem- ber of ,the board of directors of the West Virginia Historical Society. He served ten years as president of the Martinsburg Independent School Board. He ,recalled his suc- :essful efforts during that period. to compel a college degree for ,eachers and su,perintendents em- ployed in ~he district-a requisite before it became a state require- ment. During his board presidency John Street School and some smaller buildings were construc- ted at a cost of some $54,000. He could recall when electricity was first turned on here; when he went to Martinsburg he said .there were only 30 telephones in- stalled and one could not talk out side the city. He represented ~he Dunn and Bradstreet agency in the area for a period. He had been a member pf the Knights of Pythias for morethan 50 years; was a charter member of the Kiw.anis Club in Martlnsburg; charter member of the Chamber of Commerce ~there; charter mem- ber of the General Adam Stephen ChaPter of the Sons of the Amer- ican Revolution in Martins burg: was the first president o% the Old Blue Ridge Baseball Leaa-ue. He was lifelong member of the Epls- col~l Church, .active in its Vestry in MarCinsburg for. years. He of,ten recalled his youthful interests were tenhis, skating and hor-,~ba c", riding. His wife, Mrs. May Barr Alex- ander, died August 18. 1956. Sur- vivin are one son. Herbert L., Jr. New .York City; five grandchild- ren and one gre~t grandchild. 2nd BIG WEEK , * - AT ACME... FOOl} IN A BARGAIN GUIDE BETTER LIVING FOR 68 YEARS It's Mighty Nieo to Twieo - - Got Low. Low Priers PLUS S&H GREEN SI'A IIPS Sale of Lancaster Brand SIRLOIN Treat the Family to the Tenderest, Jaiciest Steaks They Ever A te lb EXTRA SPECIAL! Acme Pan-Ready Frying lb FARMDALE CHICKEN PIES Also Beef or Turkey for C LANCASTER BRAND GENUINE, TENDER YOUNG (Whole Leg) lb LEAN STEWING LAMB ROAST , 15" SHOULDER LAMB CHOPS ,o 49" ,o 39" MEATY RIB LAMB C OPS ,o 75" lb LEAN SLICED BACON ,b 43" LANCASTER BACON Dry-Cured. 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