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+:ew. , h rrZe h Th I .ZAS~ERS r 1959 n, e OU /I THU+i erson Fruit Products, formerly the ~RS AGO --- 1948 1home East Washington St.; Miss : My Robert E Mc-IMary Preston Argabrite, died in 6f Jacksonville Fla. has ]the Charles Town General Hospi- the marriage of his [tal; Mrs. Alma Lee Williams Stri [~e~ r Anne Louise .to Mr. Er- ]der, wife of Melvin T. Strider; Dr. ~el~osers Jr of that city" ]Peter Mars:hall, ,chaplain of the ~lea Elizwbe'th Grove ancl ]United States for :the past 2 years ~lllas Sel~n ~Polham-s ]died in Washington following a ~m~'~-~ - ...... h ~[~rs. Annie Elizabeth Cus ] eart attack; Mrs. Lena C. Haw- ~'~.~ of 'the late Charles A [ kins died at her ~hovne in Winches- ~[-~ummit Point" Mrs Jui [ter, Vs.; Dr. Hunter Holmes Mc- ~l~e Brown died in" the |Guire, well known'Winchester phy ~, TOwn General Hnsnital" [sician died at his home in Win- " /:aura Young, w fe [chester, Ca. ~oung, died at her W. V,a. bought $10,310,844 worth ~~0411B, O4~,,)--,)41~,)411BB-,) m NEW RUG CLEANING SERVICE. RUGS AND CARPETS WITHOUT THEM FROM YOUR FLOORS! ( UARANTEE WORK MAKES RUGS AND AS FRESH AND CLEAN AS THE YOU BOUGHT THEM--YES EVEN PROOF AT THE SAME TIME. Back . - 10c sq. ft. Soft Back - - 1@ sq. ft. Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. CALL 207 + of U. S. savings bonds in Decem- ber to ,push 1948 sales to a new I peace :time yearly high of $67,571, 739 the office of State Savings Bonds Director Bernard S. Payne has reported. The walk-the-line for a dime on W. Washington St. was operated on Saturday, Jan. 22nd by Mrs. :Morris Cather and "Bunk" Brill. 'The line collected $237.00. i 20 YEARS--'~GO-- 1938 DIED:Roland Myers, a resident of Shepherdstown and~ a brother of ~he late Wm. S. Myers of Char los Town died in a Martinsburg Hospi.tal at 'the age of 58; Mrs. An nie L. Plotner died suddenly at her home on Mording~on Avenue, 83 years of age. Milton Burr of Bardane, W, Va. was reelected President of :the Farmers Cooperative Association ~t the .annual meeting of stock- holders held at Shenandoah Juno tion. Randolph Moler was reelec- ted Secretary-Treasurer. Other dir ectors named included G. vW. My- ers Jr., G. D. Boyer, E. W. Hen- dricks, H. M. Snyder, and J. Frank VanM~ter. Calves featured the sale of ~the regular Monday's livestock mar- ket in Charles Town selling from PITTS - JEFFERSON THEATRE C [ARLES TOWN, W. VA. Wednesday and Thursday February 4 and 5 DOUBLE ACTION SHOW! C,Nm~E RICHARD TODD PLUS--- JOHN AGA " JOYCE MEADOWS Friday and. Saturday February 6 and 7 )ING WITH THE KIND OF POWER ! Sunday - Monday - Tuesday ,0 i I I CAARL BOYERI Why Run the Risk of Having 'YOur Papers and Bonds and Stocks [ 'L tu tL I i I tirned o,r Stolen, When For. Less ' Than A Penny A Day, You Can Iave A " * * Master of a Thousand T RUTHLESS PLOTS [ DEPOS BOX OUR VAUL1 Sunday Shows:---3 & 8 P. M. The Box is Made of Metal and Locked Into Wednesday and Thursday February 11 and 12 Steel Safe, Subject Only to Your Key, and DOUBLE THRILL SHOW! tee Whole Thing is Inside A Time-Locked Vault. li )RPe f C0ME IN AND ARRANGE FOR A BOX-- Sh !D0n'ttell TAI{ S ONLY A FEW MINUTES. aS:lwhodidit! PLUS--- Federal Deposit Member Federal 587 Insurnace Corporation Reserve System Ranson, W. Va. NO SERVICE CHARGE CHECKING ACCOUNTS. Bruce Bennett Jim Davis Kearneysville Cremnery, ,at public sale for a bid of $600. 30 YEARS AGO --- 1928 E. G. Henson, ~ho .has been manager of ,the Clarco Theatre in Berryville, Va. for several years has sold his lease 'to 1. A. Bran- sky, m an.ager of the Charles Town Opera House. The Northern Virginia Power Company has leased the storeroom occupied many years by Brown Brothers on Washington street. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. West St., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their home near Charles Town. The Ch, arles Town School Board has selected ~the Timberl,ake prop evty, where the oresent high school building is located, for ,the si.te of .the new High School Build- ing. DIED:At her home in Charles Town, Miss Nellie G. Turner a teacher in the C. T, Junior High school; at her ~home in Harpers Ferry, Miss Mary S. Marmion at the age of 8 0years; at his home in Ranson, James W. Tlllot, 74 years of age. G. O. Willey, former Justice of the Peace h, as been appointed as a representative of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1918 Grains in ~he county were sell- ing at World War prices; wfieat bringing $2.40 a bushel; corn, $7.- 25 barrell. Produce was equally as high; .butter selling at 50c a ,pound eggs 53 ,to 55 cents a dozen; pota- toes $2.00 R bushel; 1,ard 28c a lb. and bacon 25c a pound. DIED: In Bolivar, J. A. McGraw aged 70; at Charlotte, N. C., Mrs. A. C. Crisman, ~ormerly of Sum- mit Point; in Naval Hospital in Washington Capt. Washington Berry Grove, USN, formerly of this. county; in Vhe ,CLaries Town Hospital; Samuel D. Engle of Charles Town. Colored soldiers of the World W~ar who ~had been in ,training camps from Che country were dis- charged as follows; Charles and William Payne, John Walker, Thornton Robinson, Bush Tucker; Frank Thomas, Raymond Rideout ~nd Daniel Beaner. 50 YEARS AGO -- 1908 Thomas Baker, a ,former mana- ger of the Carter House in Charles Town, returned to become mana- ger of ,the Jefferson Hotel, sac- ceeding German Smith. General Win. P. Craighill for many years, chief of military En- gineers, U. S. A., died at his home in Charles Town aged 75 years. Other Deaths- Near Benedict, Nebraska, John Win. Hoffmaster, formerly of :this county; ,a,t Hall- town, Mrs. Elizabeth Eyster, wid- ow of J. Allison Eyster; near Fall ing Waters, Mrs. Virginia Fleming wife of Jos. Fleming, formerly of this county in her 19th year. Jurors for .the February Term of the Jefferson Circuit Court were chosen as follows: A. M. Be,st, H. A. Lockhart, J, B. Osbourn, E. W. Dailey, Walter Harman, L. D. Get zendanner, H. Lee Young, Win. D. Hayslett, Benj. Tabb, C. B. Van- Meter, John Keller, P. W. Snyder, JOs. W. Coffinburger, J. Frank A1- I~.. len, Arthur Benner, C. E. ,Widmy- i or, J. M. Trapnell, J. J. Wysong, Walter Wil,t, J. S. Carr, M. H. Crawford, E. F. Davis, Zeph Bane, Jr., J. H. Duterer, J. E. Kearney, J. D. Niceley, W. R. Louthan, Wil liam Childs and Frank Fowler. Meeting Places, Dates For Presbyterian Circles The Circles of the Charles Town Presbyterian Church will meet Monday,~February 9. No. 1, Mrs. William Stuck, chair man at 3:00 p. m. at the chapel. No. 2, Mrs. Francis Whittington chairman at 2:00 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Charles Gore. No. 3, Mrs. Frank Bane, chair- man at 10:30 A. M. at the :home of Mrs. D. K. Koonce. No. 4, Mrs. Ralph Sager, chair man at 8:00 ,p. m. at the home of Miss Frances ,Moore. No. 5, Mrs. Charles Strider Jr., chairman at 8 p. m. at the home of *Mrs. Raymond Parks. No. 6, Mrs. Abner Hockensmith, ,chairman at 8 p. m. ut the home of Mrs. Max Brown, No. 7 Mrs. Emory Kable chair mart at 8:00 p. m. a,t the home of Mrs, Carlyle 'McDonald. No. 8, Mrs. Robert K. Wall Jr., chairman at 8:00 p. m. ~t the home of Mrs. Patsy Grant. .ermon For, Methodts Sunday on 'Nathanael' Continuing the present series ;of sermons on ~he Twelve Disciples !the Rev. R0be~t H. Hiller will preach this Sunday on "Nat'haniel Who Moved from Hostility to Hos- [pitality." This is the fourth mess- age in the ~tudy whi0h will carry on through the Lenten season. Members of the Order of the Rainbow for Girls, which is being organized l~his week, will attend Church in a body for the morning ,worship, in the Charles Town Methodist Church. The Intermediate ,and Senior Youth Fellowships will meet at 6:30 p. m. Reg. 1%ichard NeLl of the Lutheran Church 'will speak to the older group on "Young 'Marriages," t, he second meeting in ~he ,present uni,t of "Boy-Girl Re- la~tions~hips.'' Historic Group In I Shepherdstown Hears Report Of Architect Of Boy Scouts' 49th Annfi A W. Franzen, architect for the Harpers Ferry National Monu- ment, was the speaker ,at the His- toric Shepherdstown Commission meeting held last week. After agreeing .to give the com- misslor~ all his cooperation in help ing ~o at~ain their goals, he enum erated steps whicL .a community nu~:t take in a preservation and OFFICIAL BOY SCOUT WEEK POSTER The nation's 4,780,000 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorers, and adult leaders observe Boy Scout Week, February 7 to 13, by launching the fourth and final year of the "Onward for God and My Country" program. The 49th anniversary empha- sis ss A Scout ss frsendly. Through eheir World Friend- ship Fund of voluntary contri- Uution~'the Boy Scouts of Amer- ica have helped Scouts in 48 other nations. America will be represented by several hundred Scouts at the Tenth World Scout Jamboree next July 17-26 in Makiling National Park near Manila in the Philippine Islands. During Boy Scout Week, hon- ors will go to units that success- fully carried out projects in traffic, outdoor, and home safety in last year's Safety Good Turn.~ restoration project. He recommended that the local historians search the deeds for his torical properties and surrounding properties. On the recommenda- tions of the historians, architectur al studen.ts could spend 'their sum mer vacations sketching ~these properties as they are now .and as they should be. He ,pointed out the fact that a community which adopts a project of this sort benefits not only cul- turally but financially. He sub- stantiated this statement with fig ares on increased business volume oft reconstructed communities. ;Are Due The Internal Revenue Service is now accepting income tax re:turns of farm people. Where two-thirds or more of your income is from farming, ,February 16 is :the dead- line, Kenneth P. Brundage, Exten- sion farm management specialist .at West Virginia University, re- minded Mountain State farmers early this week. Earnings for use in Social Se- curity payments are determined on Income Tax Echedule F, Brun- dage cited, Where sales of $600 or more of farm products have'been made, a return is required. The figure of $600 is also the possible starting place for Social Security eligibility. For this reason, most farm folks will want to send in their ,tax return. County agrlcult'ural agents throughout West Virginia have a limLted supply of the "Farmer's Tax Guide" available for free_dis- MOST IMPORTANT PACKAGE IN THE HOME This man's Homeowners Policy is the most impor- tant "package" in his home because it protects all the others~ Ask us about this remarkable Homeowners "package" covering nearly all major hazards such as fire, water damage, theft, personal liability and many others. W. Berry Grove Agency PHONE 216 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. / ADVOCATE 5--R Girl Scout, Brownie ,been helping with the Child Care Badge. ---- -.--- --- __ Troops To Have !kating t ~ed C~ina gradually loosens So Icier ties. ____ Party At Berryvtlle I ATTEND C.U" H SUNDA, Troops of Charles Town are hay- l.~ r ~ r r ~ -.-- ing a Roller Skating Party ~rt the [~ ~, ........... Berryville Rink Feb. 14 from 2:00 [~ _ ~or wrapping ann X to 5:00 p. m. Admis~on is $.50. I ng Pa erProducts Each troop will furnish transpor- [~ Tawel~. Ti~]~.~. Ra~_~. ~[ ration for i~s members. JR ....[-~nli~.~-~'-" Brownie Troop 14, Mrs. Ernest I~ r,~~..--~""L',++. Hahn, leader, made bird feeders l~ a,o~ zzum~-~t~:~-r~tu. recen~tly. They are now studying I~ ARk Your Dealer animals. I~ l--i..*..a----. I~ .... dP_ Troop 38, Mrs. Mary Lehman, I R Afllleldm ra~er to. e leader has been busy with badge 1~ .~r_~,~w~ ~r, work. Mrs. D. K. Mclntyre has I~ ~"+~2~,,,':;"o_'~'~a been helping with the First Aid l~ ~''''''~-',~+ .... - .... Badge and Mrs. Patsy Grant has I~ SHENANDOAH PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSN. 0N IT S 25th. ANH!VERSARY , Expresses Its Thanks to the Senders of the Many Congratulatory Messages :-- Those Whose Helping Hands Have Meant So Much-- The Using Members, Without Whom There Would Be No PCA. JULIAN A. EVERLY W.W. HAMMOND See.. Treas. Asst. Sec. - Treas. MONDAYS---10 - 12, County Agent's Office Dial Shepherdstown 4441 or Martinsburg AM. 7-8011 I I I I Ill Ill _ Intending to Discontinue Farming, we will sell the Follow- ing Personal Property on what is known as the Old Mill Farm, located on Route 7, between Winchester, Va., and Berryville, Va., at the Opequon Bridge, Frederick County, on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1959 BEGINNING AT 10:30 O'CLOCK A. M. tribution, Brundage pointed out, This bulletin, prepared by the In- ternal Revenue Service, answers many of 'the questions ,that arise in making .farm Income Tax re- turns. "Check with your local Ag- ricultural Extension Service Office if you have need for this informat ion", the Extension specialist sug- gested. Books Now Available At Charles Town Library The 'following books are now a- vailable at the Charles Town pub- lic library, it was announced Tues day. A New England Girlhood, Nan- cy Hale. Peace in .Piccadilly, Sheila Bir- kenhead. The Travels of Marco Polo. Destiny in Dallas, Shirley Set- fort. Doctor Zhivago, Boris Paster- nak. 14 - HEAD OF CATTLE - 14 Seven llead Cows with calves by side; 7 Hereford Cows, close springers, of which 3 are Registered, 2 are horned and 1 polled. All Cows arc bred to Registered Polled Bull. These Cows are all young. FARMING IMPLEMENTS 2 TRACTORS---1954 WD 45 Allis-Chalmers, 1951 WD Allis - Chalmers; Ailis - Chalmers cultivator, Allis - Chalmers Corn Planter, 3-point hitch, Allis - Chalmers 8-ft. lift disc harrow; Allis ChaJmers 8-ft. disc harrow; 2 Allis ChaJmers 14-in. bottom plows; 32-ft. Mayrath Conveyor with 1 h. p. electric motor; Black Hawk 13-7 Grain Drill, on rubber; rub- ber tired wagon, Allis Chalmers 66 Combine with P. T. O,; New Idea manure spreader, on rubber; New Idea side delivery rake, New Id~a.Ja'aetar mower, New Idea T6 Hay Baler with P. T. O.; International Corn Binder with P. T. O.; Gehi Ha~m- mer Mill, front end wood saw, David Bradley 18-in. chah~ saw; David Bradley Electric Cream Separator, 40-foot endless belt, 20-foot endless belt, and articles too numerous to mention. FEED: Heart of A Child, Phyllis Bot- tome. Parrish, Mildred Savage. The Man Who Disappeared, Ed gar Bohle. The Big Gamble, George Har- mon Coxe. TERMS:--CASH. Nothing to be removed until settled for. Juvenile Books The Melted Coins-Franklin W. SEEKFORI) BROS. Dixon. The Quest of the Missing Map, W.D. ORNDORFF, Auctioneer. Carolyn Keene. R.E. MORELAND, Clerk. Stock market rallied sharply on Lunch Rights Reserved. a broad front. January 29- 2t. Read The ~ADVOCATE 1 lm~ / Illll ~ / I i!1 RENEWING WOODWORK? BUY THE PAINT THAT S WORTH THE WORK! 3,000 Bales Clover and Timothy Hay, mixed; 500 Bales Straw. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE:--This is the most outstanding line of machinery that I have ever sold at an auction. If you axe in need of Good Machinery, don't miss this sale. DUCO Enamel gives lasting beauty to walls and woodwork in kitchens, baths, Qy room in the house. Wonderful for furniture, too. Gay Decorator Colors--in sparkling Gloss or velvety Semi-Gloss. "One-Coat Magic"--brushcs on easily, spreads evenly, dries fast. Odorless during application. Extra Washable--scrub it again and again. Its beauty stays fresh and bright. For exciting new paint decorating ideas, see Du Pont Paint's advertising in Life Magazine .. or ask us t~ show you copies. 330 w~lr| ODOIit|S PHONE 17 CHARLES ]'OWN, W. VA. ",'be ,as,s w,.,,,., ,ou ,,a,r,, w,th ,,',e pA i N T S