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OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE FEBRUARY 5, 1959 5--A GOING ON IN . . . Roy Breeden Telephone 256-JX evening visitors with were Mrs. Ruth Pennsylvania and Lane of Martins- H. A. Alger re- on Monday of their Alger being a Town Gen- Breeden along with Clyde Srele of Rip- Tuesday afternoon and Mrs. Dave Middleway, who are ~iek list. Ira. Calv,in Spinks of s. Pearle Rutherford r of Ranson were the )re with Mr. and Mrs. Per on Sixth Avenue. Alger of Winchester • n a recent v~s~tor of re. H. A. Alger. ~rs. Frank Grove and torn Takoma Park, Md. weekend with Mrs. nts Mr. and Mrs. M. ~hday Party Birthday Party was day in honor of Deb- :ey Braithwaite given ldmother Mrs. Edgar her home near town 4ng to celebrate the .~y Lynn Braith- ]waite, Christine McA'boy, Carl Phillip Breeden, Mrs. James Carl Crane- ume and quality of sales. This is the fourth consecutive year Mr. Trussell has led the Company's entire field force. It is also the third consecutive year in which Mr. Trussell produced more than $1,000,000 in new life insurance sales. Associated with Shenandoah Life since 1940, Mr. Trussell joined the Roanoke Agency as a Field a I Mary Pauline Welsh• daughter of West Virgini Gir $ ~r. and ~Irs. Thomas Wel~h, pre- sented the Program. 'Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creamer Tops in 4-H Home EC and fa ly visited Sunday with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. A woman's most important tal. ent is homemaking, according to Marion Pyle, 18, of Bethany, win- ller of the 1958 state award in 4-H Girls' Home Economics. She was awarded a trip to the Na- tional 4-H Club Congress In Chi- cago by Montgomery Ward. Mar;on Pyle and Mrs. Harry Dodge and son, Billy, o~ Pine Grove, Virginia. Miss Virginia Creamer visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Creamer, ¢his ,past week- end. Virginia is presently a sec- retary with the Covington and Burling Law Firm in Washington, D. C. She returned home Sunday night. Miss Madelyn Semi of Frostburg Maryland, visited ~V/r. and Mrs. Henry Barnett on Saturday. Mrs. Barnett and daughter Nancy Gale, have been on the sick list. 'Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Braith waite and daughter, Christina Fay, of Halltown vlsi~ted with her par- ents, ,Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creamer H. Hockensmlth Moonday morning. Underwriter in March 1952. Prior Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner of to that time he had been in the Miss Pyle has assembled a Merrick, Long Island, and Mrs. Home Office of the company as wardrobe, learned to can and :Alice Mondham of Connecticut Supervisor in the Underwriting freeze various foods and make spent the past weekend with Mr. Department. A native of Charles use of milk in good health habits, land Mrs. Zack Fleming and son, Town, %V. Va. Mr. Trussell at- Her 4-H project demonstrationsZack, Jr. They were enrouted to tended high school here. He is and exhibits have won five pur- ple and 23 state Glue ribbons.Florida. a graduate of the Life Insurance In 1957, each of her eight proJ- Miss Frances Dodge, Washing- Marketing School at Southern ects won a county blue award, ton, D. C.• spent the weekend with Methodist University in Dallas, and last year Miss Pyle walkedher Sriends, Mr. and Mrs. Porter- Texas. Mr. Trussell is married off with all top awards at county field and son, Johnny, of Hedges- to the former Miss Sarah Green, camp. She was also elected state ville. While home, she visited her wood of Roanoke, Va. Mr. and dairy princess and will attendsister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Trussell and their three sons the National Dairy Show ia 1959. Mrs. Harry Creamer and .family. reside on ate. 4, Roanoke. He is A junior leader for two younger Miss Mary Ellen Constant, dan- the son of former Mayor Mr. 4-H clubs and a county councilghter of Mr. and Mrs. William Con Millard Trussell in' Ransom member, Miss Pyle is now a stu- stant, has been confined ,to her Mrs. Roy Breeden and sons a- d:gn: at West Liberty State Col- home with the rattraps. Also on the long with Mrs. Richard Braith- sick list for the past week were: waite and her children were the Another girl who knows her Kaye and Joyce Buhrman, Bobby Friday night visitors with Mr. and way art,rod the kitchen is Nancy Hardy, Mr. Fred Miller, Mrs. Dor- Mrs. Russell McAboy and son Ed Marie Hockensmith, 19, of Shen- cas Zinn, Little Mary Frances of Brucetown, Va. andoah Junction, winner of theCreamer, Fred Smith and Mrs. state award in 4-H Food Prepara- Anna Stuckey. tion, She also received a con-'Mr. Norval Johnston, St. is a gress trip, given by Betty Crock- er of General Mills. patient in the City Hospital, Mar- By Mrs. Robert Braithwaite fn 19G3, Miss Hoekensmith tirf~burg. All of his friends wish took her first awards in Jeffer- him a speedy recovery. Deferred From Last Week son County for her original apple ~Mr. Gilber~ Creamer returned cobbler recipe. That was an ira- to his work at S~andard, Martins- Mr. and Mrs. William Stanley, portant .victory in a nine-year burg, after a two-week vacation. ~rt Braithwaite and Martinsburg were Sunday guests 4-H cooking career, during whichMrs. Harry Creamer and dan- of ~his sister, Misses Belle and Lois she has prepared more than 4,000 ghters, Penny and Mrs.. l~bert tu;sell McAboy, ,~tr 'Stanley and Mrs. Robert Whiting. Soy Breeden, M . dishes and meals. Also she hasBraith~ site and daughter Chris- rd Braithwaite and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hendricks canned or frozen 1,800 quarts of ina Fay, Halltown, visited Mon- Edgar Smallwood. and children, Shenandoah Janet- food. day with Mr. and Mrs. Charles served were birth- ion, visited Friday night witch the As Junior leader of the Happy Tappscott and family of Pine was baked by their former's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Workers 4-H Club, she has led Grove, Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Ray lia Braithwai'te, ice ~Ylrs. Harry Creamer and family, several food projects. In 1957, her Mc~aughrey Mr. and Mrs. Pidea, and pop. Each one Misses Frances Dodge, a clerk- team demonstration in dairy and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mc- lloon and whistle, typist with the Department of foods won the state champion- Carty and daughters, Shiela and ;s were recevied byHealth, Education, and WelCare, ship. ones and eyeryone ~Washington, D. C., visited the A former president of the Louis. They were dinner guests of past weekend wi,th Johnny P0rter- county council, she is now a the,former's sister and brother-in- many more happy field, Hedgesville. She was a guest sophomore at West Virginia Uni- law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Darr Allen Robinson of her sister and brother-in-law; versity, and son, Chuckle, Round Hill, Va. were the Tues Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creamer and guests with Mr. fa~.lsYs, S;:rd::ra G H Creamer Gall and Mary Frances. Ott and son Tom " . ' a" ' Circle Meeting ~. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert The Circle of the Women of the GanG and daughter Creamer visited Thursday night Kearneysville Presbyterian Church recent visitors with with her friend and class-mate 'eeden. Cindy Miller, Shepherdstown. met Thursday night at the home Honored Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hosfeld, Shenmembers°f Mrs. Kathleenpresent 'Miller.were: ThOSeMrs. By Western Auto a Life is pleased to doeth Junction, were Sunday eve- H, aroId Buhrman, Mrs. Ercel Boyd, Mlllard M. Trussell ning guests of her sister-in-law Mrs. Gilbert Creamer, Mrs. W. B. gnatedL°ke Branchthe Campai~,~Office Creamerand brother,and Mres. Harry Hammond, Mrs. Ray Putman, Mrs. A handsome plaque in recognit- Harry Creamer, Mrs. Charles ion of "twenty years of service in rlter of the Year for ~Mr. ,and Mrs. Harry Stroud were Sibale, Miss Ruth Miller, and Mrs. your community" ,has been a~ward- ~raPanys top honor dinner guests Sunday of ,their. Laird Marshall. Refreshments ed to J. E. Senseney, Western Auto a on individual per-neighbor's Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert were served. Associate Store owner in Charles Town. bara ghtersMrS" PennyHarry GayCreamerand and.Mrs, dan-Rob The plaque, engraved with his err Braithwaite and daughter Chr- name, was presented to Mr. Sen- FOR HONF~IT SAT SF NCTOR AEL istina, Halltown, were Sunday eve-seney by Western Auto at the tom ': i ning visitors of Mr: and Mrs. 'Oil,- ~Pany's January Merchandist Show ,bert Creamer and family, Mr. ,and in Baltimore, Md. where more Mrs. Ercel Boyd ,and family, and ,than 2,000 spring and summer mer YOUR PERSONAL I COME X - Mr. and Mrs. Harold Buhrman T RE chandise items were previewed. g--PHONE 466-W, ANGUS McDONALD, and family. Mr. Senseney was one .of 2,363 dealers throughout the U. S. who 6:00 p. M. or Before 8:00 A. M., EX- California Here1 Come received awards as tributes to Sundown Friday Till Sundown Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stroud, who their service records with Western have. made qui~te a few friends Au~to for periods of 20, 15, I0 and 'MBER, Legal Deductions Can Save You since they made their home here, 5 years. are ,moving to California in ,the Presentation of the awards was near future. All of their ~riends one of :the highlights of the mer- ,and neighbors are sorry ~o hear chandise show ~t which Western I of their departure and ,hope they Auto revealed plans for the obser- will return home soon. Have a nice Vance of its fi~ftie~h anniversary trip. Chroughout 1959. Miss Carol Files, Martinsburg, The cocnpany was started as spent the past weekend with her mailorder business in Kansas Ci,ty, ,friend, Eleanor Ann Creamer. Mo. in 1909 by George Pepper- They both are employees of Pat- dine to supply model T Ford own terson's Drug Store in Martins- era with such parts .as windshields, burg. tops, spare tires and tail lights, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Braith- ~Mr. Senseney pointed out. Henry waite and daughter, Christina Fay, Ford had these parts off his oars HalF, own, were dinner guests of to make the price more a~raotive. Mrs. Harry Creamer and family "Mr. Pepperdine's original invest Sunday. men, t was only a $5 bill vchich he Mr. and ~VIrs. Harry Stroud visit spent for postage stamps to mail ed Sunday evening with Mr. and his sales circulars. He managed to Mrs. Buddy Swartz. Mrs, Swartz g~t his circulars printed on cred- is .the ,former Miss Rebecca Jane Creamer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Creamer. Mrs. Dorothy Barnett was admit ted into the Charles Town Gen- eral Hospital, Ranson, ~this past week. She is under observation. 'Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Swartz, Lee town, were dinner guests of her Tax Return. 5-2t. ! \ i l .00 -- $ Donald Myers Runner-Up In Scholarship Contest Few peo ple realize ,that John Brown had drawn up a Provisional Constitution which provided for ,the establishment of Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches of Government. An Army was or- ganized, with John Brown its Corn mander-In-Chi~ and all officers were officially commissioned, how ever, the army consisted of only twenty-'two men including Brown. As Miss Gibson was unable to present ~he documents personally, her niece, Mrs. Frances Todd and her husband of Washington, D. C. brought ~hem over to Superinten- dent Anderson. Anderson and his staff were most ~ppreciative of this thoughtful donation and hope to place ,papers on exhibit short- ly. Only four, births occurred at the Charles Town General Hos- pital during ,the period of Jan- uary 28 and February 4, ~but in- cluded was a set of twin girls. As a matter of fact all four births were girls. The twin daughters, born to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas C. Brackett of Hall~town, have been named Kimberley Kay and Pamela and they were born, Friday January 30. Wednesday, January 28, a daushter, Leslie Ann, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Alden A. Painter of C,harl~ Town; and on Tues- day, Feb. 3, ~a daughter, Carolyn Lee, was born to 'Mr. and Mrs. Elmer H. Plotner of Ranson. surgical patients admitted to the hospital were: Mr. John H. Fadeley, Mrs. Anna M. Hoff, Edward L. McDonald, all of Charles Town; Kay Mikkon- ley Bane, Jr.• Martinsburg; Miss Shelby J. Thompson, Knoxville, Md. and William C. Hoak, Hall- .town. 'Medical patients admi.tted to the hospital were: Mrs. Helen M. W~tkins, Mrs. Sarah J. West, Mr. Herbert Alex- ander, Mr. Roger R. Ramey, Mr. Shirley E. Alger, Mrs. George T. Murphy, Mr. Thomas J. West, and Mrs. Etta Mae Barron of Charles Town; Mr. William Hen- retta, Mrs. Misnie Men,tzer of Harpers Ferry; Master Gary Lee Loudan of Bakerton; Mr. Walter H. Glaize of Ranson; Mrs. Bessie E. Jenkins of Ranson; Mrs. Mary E. Rapp, Knoxville, Md.; Mrs. Dor oothy D. Barnett, Kearneyville, Little Franklin D. Whittington, Ranson, Mrs. Christine McClure, Big Sandy; Baby Robert ~V. Mc- Clare, Big Sandy and Mrs. Edith K. Coffman of Ransom Local S oring Jigsaw Quiz Channel 5 ' Announcement has been made by Donald Webb, proprietor of Webb's radio, television and ap- pliance store on West Washington Street in Cha~:les Town, that his store is sponsoring the Jigsaw Quiz on TV Channel 5 every Wed nesday at 3 p. m. ~n the ,afternoon. Mr. Web'b invited anyone to stop in ~:t 'his store and register for their free chance for a telephone call on the TV Quiz program. Fred Gul-~ierie S-~ker For Yokefellows Class Announcement has been made by Wilmer Thompson who has charge of the program, that Fred Guthrie, assistant pastor at the Charles Town Presbyterian Chur- ch will be guest speaker for the i Yokefellows Bible Class Sunday i morning. The class convenes prom i ptly at 9:45 a. m. and president Richard Stein urges a full attend ante of the membership. Visitors are assured a cordial welcome. DONALD MYERS One senior at Charles Town high school has :been commended by the National .Merit Scholarship Corporation for their outstanding performances on a nationwide test of educational development, ac- cording to Principal W. G. Eis- m0n. The senior honored is Donald Myers son of 'Mr. and Mrs. Char- les Myers of Jefferson Avenue. The Charles Town student was the West Virginia runner-up in :the 1958-59 Merit Scholarship .eompet2tion. He~thas been sent a Letter of Commendation by Nat- ional Merit Scholarship Corpor- ation. John M. Stalnaker• Presi- dent of NMSC, believes that the 10,000 students who received the commendation "rank in the ,top two or three ,per cent in ability of the senior students in their re- spective states and should ,be giv en every encouragement to contin ue with their education. "While the students receiving this commendation did not quite reach the finals o$ the 1958-59 Merit Scholarship competition, each of them has demonstrated highly superior ability and Out- standing ,promise to benefit from college training", declared Mr. Stalnaker. "I hope that every one of them will make a s~peeial effort to obtain a college education. WiVh further education, these young people can play ra vital role in our nation." it,'~ NOW, half a century later, West- ern Auto is celebrating a spectac- ular growt)h in,to a nation-wide merchandising organization"'~with more than 3,600 dealers and 375 company-owned stores and annual sales approaching a quarter of a billion dollars. Mr. Senseney invited everyone to visit his newly remodeled store tn Charles Town and to look for- ward to the Grand Reopening Sale the last two days of February. At ithis time everything in the store will be in tip top order and van ua'ble ~ree .prizes wlll ,be given a- ' way. lFerry Monument Has Acquired Additional Valuable Collections Harpers Ferry National Monu- men, t has recently acquired some valuable additions to its growing historical collection, SuperinCen- dent Anderson announced this week. Through the generosity of Miss Susan G. Gibson of Charles Town the Monument now has possession of copies of the original John BrOWn Provisional Constitution .and a Commission given to one of Vhe Officers in Brown's Provisional Army. The originals were given to Miss Gibson's father, Col. John Th@mas Gibson, who commanded the 55th Regiment Virginia Militia during the raid in 1859, Read The SPIRIT-ADVOCATE READ THE CLASSIFIEDS "I'Ve Tried A Number of News- AND ,7.00 PER PAIR VALUES TO $10.95 with My Many Public Sale ements, But None Have Brought Me. Results Like • . ~parents, Mr. and Mrs, Gilbert 'Creamer, Sunday. \ Miss Kay Buhrman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Muhrman spent monday night with her friend and classmate, Carolyn Rus sell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Russell. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creamer and .family visited Sunday night with ,their daughter and son-in -law, Mr. and'Mrs. Robert Braith- waite and daughter, Christina Fay Halltown. 4-H Club Meeting : The Kearneysville Evergreen 4- H ClUb met Monday night at 7:30 p. m. in the Kearneysville Presbyr terian Church Educational Build- ing. After ,the business was con- cluded. Mrs. Laird Marshall and ,Mrs. Paxton Marshall, the host- esses, served re:freshmen~tsof potato chips and soft drinks. Little Penny Gay Creamer and Eleanor Creamer. daughters of PER IN :CHARLES TOWN ,Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creamer, cele brated their 5th and eighteenth birthdays, Wednesday, the 28th ~'~ • and Thursday, the 29th of Janu- guess the REASON IS---that Almost ary. All of their friends wishes them a happy birthday. • Farmer, Livestock and Dairy Farmer Mr. Andrew Gullick, stndent tais Section is a Subscriber to This r Paper.,, SIR---WHEN 1T COMES TO SALE ADVERTISING I'LL TAKE THE TOWN minister, and Mrs. Andrew Gullick 'were dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hammond, Sunday. They also visited with "The Ham- monds" Saturday night. Mrs. Charles Darr and son, Chuckle, Round Hill, Virginia, vlsi ted Saturday with her sister brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs, Harry Creamer and family. The Reverend Caryle McDonald of Charles Town was guest min- ister February 1st at 12:30 p.~ m. • t .the Kearneysville Fresbytcrian Still A Good Selection I YES, PAIR NEWSPAI ER Values To $10.95 Values to $7.95 .00 PAIR .... Values to $6.95 H Charles Town, W. Church. KCYF Meets SILER'S The Kearneysville Christian Youth Fellowship met Sunday night in the~ducational ,building: Phone 796 of the Grace Evange!ical and Re- formed Church at 6:30 p. m, Miss, AT THE CIRCLE IN RANSON )UALITY MEATS ,FRESH FRYING CHICKEN! : : lb. 29c FRESH ROASTERS lb. 39c Rockingham Fresh PORK SHOULDERS lb. 35c ESSKAYS QUALITY BEEF-- ROUND STEAK--Boneless -- lb. 89c SIRLOIN STEAK - - - lb. 79c CUBE STEAKS - - . . lb. 69c CORKHILL FRANKS. ...-- .. lb. 49c Esskays Lean Sun Up BAI.Utt 43c Esskay's Fmest Grade Bacon. Flew Cure lb. 59c LONG HORN CHEESE - - - lb. 49c BOSCULwILKINS ...... ) lb. 73c BEACH NUT ) lb. 79c MAXWELL HOUSE )) CHASE .& SANBORN M I L K .... Carnation ) 6 Pet ) Tall 89c Borden's ) cans HORMEL SPAM ..... 45c ARMOUR TREET .... 45c SWIFT PREM ..... 45c CRISCO -. .... 3-lb. can 84c S P R Y - - - 3-lb. can 83c F L U F F 0 - - - - 3-lb. can" 81c Monarch Shortening - 3-lb. can 79c ESKO SHORTENING - 3-lb. can 59c Libby's Succotash, 303 - 2 for 35c Libby's Garden Sweet Peas 303, 2 for 35c Trimbles Sauerkraut 6 large cans $1.00 Libbys Whole Kernal Corn 303, 2 for 35c Campbell's Vegetable Beef Soup, 2 for 35c Premium Saltines- l-lb. box 25c Kennys Tomatoes, 16,oz. can, 6 cans $1.00 Scott County Katsup, 12-oz., 5 for $1.00 SUPER SUDS - - large box 23c V E L - - - giant size box 81c CASHMERE, bath size - - 2 for 23c SOFTEE NAPKINS-- 200 count, per pkg. 29c COMO TOILET TISSUE, 16 roils $1.00 PET DOG FOOD - 12 cans for $1.00 Fancy Lettuce, - - 2 large heads 29c Vine Ripe Tomatoes - - lb. 29c Carrots---cello pack - - - 2 for 23c Cheer King Assort. FRUIT ROI, LS 2 for 45c TV DINNERS--Beef, Turkey and Chicken - 59c BLUE STAR MEAT PIES - - 5 for 99c EVERFRESH PEAS - - 2 for 33c EVERFRESH FORDHOOK LIMAS 2 for 35¢ ESSKAYS CHICKEN BACKS & NECKS, 5-1bs. 59c OLD FROTHINGSLOSH - - FORT PITT ALE - - - VALLEY FORGE - - . GUNTHER - . . - . SCHLITZ ..... - 83c . 85c - 87e - 87c - $1.25 (6 I'ack Throw Away Bottles) ALL POPULAR BRANI)S (OPEN EVENINGS 'Till 10:00 P. M.) Monday Thru Saturday (Quantity Rights Reserved) ) Always Plenty of FREE I ARKING. t