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I I r I LOCAL AND PERSONAL By Mrs. G. E. Webb Spelling Be~e Feb. 20 The I. A. H. group under the able leadership of ~Mrs. William Trail will sponsor a Spelling Bee on Friday evening, Feb. 20 at ,the ,Bolivar Methodist Church begin- ning at 7:30 o'clock. There will be three groups and prizes wll] ~be $vwaxded to the winner in each group. Price of admission will be Stccording to age-one penny for e~ch year. Refreshments will be served wlthottt extra cost. The public is invi,tea. Mr. Thomas Rissler .has been in 4isposed at ,his home for several weeks. He is somewhat improved at ~e present time. on nex, t Sunday, Feb. 4, ~vhe Boy $c0u~, Troop 28, the Explorers, Post 28 and the newly organized Ct~b Scot,is, will be present in the ~olivar Methodist C~hurch, for the ii :oclock Worship Services. The will be delivered by ,the Rev. Collins in recognition Scouts. The public ~s most invited to ~ttend this ce. ,and Mrs. C. C. Arms spent in Winchester. Va. Ralph Bush recently spen,t days on a business trip o Md. Wolfe Continues Ill ~, Vira Wolfe continues very ~indisposed at her home on Hill. She requires the at- ~nce of some one with her at ~tll times. Her youngest daughter, ACTIVITIES IN . . . Telephone 2492 Mrs. Cecil Reedy, of Baltimore, will arrive this week, to spend two weeks with her mother. Mz:s. Willis ~f Millville has been with her during the pa~ ,two weeks. Another daughter, Mrs. H. E. Ben- Jamin of Silver Spring, Md. ,is with her mother most of the time, but has been at her home in Silver Spring for the past two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Eye and daughter, of near Shepherdstown were visitors at ,the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bush on Sunday. Evangelist Lynn O'Teuel of N. C. win arrive within a few days and will be the main speaker at a series of Revival Meetings to be :held at the Pentecostal Church of Christ beginning on Sunday, Feb. 8 ~t 7:30 o'clock. The meetings will last for at least two weeks, and possibly longer. The public is most cordially invited to attend. Cpl. Patsy E. Capriotti, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Capriotti of near Bolivar, who is stationed at Camp LeJeune, N. C. spent the weekend wi,th his parents. He is in the U. S. Marines. Mrs. Bertha Morgan has been quite ill at the borne'of her grand- son, Mr. Benny Morgan and fam- ily. Mrs. J. W. Ramsdill, Mrs. Clay- ton Robinson, Mrs. Lewis Reek. Mrs. Claude Noland ,and Mrs. Roy Noland visi`ted their neighbor and friend Mrs. J. E. Derry in Loudoun County, VR. a ~ew days ago, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Rob- err Edwards, where she was re- moved from the Charles Town General Hospital over a month ago, to recuperate from a long illness. Her sister, Mrs. B. F. Eack les, of Bolivar, is also at the Ed- wards home, to be with her sister who is getting along somewhat better. She had been living at the Eackles home in Bolivar for sev- eral years. Miss Geraldine Stattbs spent last Sunday wi,th Mr. and Mrs. Gene Brookman in Shenandoah Junction, W. Va. The Rev. Cochran, of Trinity ,Methodist Church, in Lynchburg, Va., will conduot an Evangelistic Meeting at the ]~beneezer Method- ist Church in nearby Loudoun Cty. Va., beginning on next Sunday night, Feb. 8, and running through the following Thursday nig~ht. The pt~blic is most cordially invi,ted to ~ttend these meetings. Mrs. Ralph Galen is a p~tient in Ci`ty Hospital, Mar.tinsburg and she underwent a major surgical opera.Lion on last Friday morning. She is getting along as well as could' be expected. Her many friends Tlope She will soon be well again. Mrs. Lloyd Hough spent ,the weekend her brother, Mr. William Andes in Washington, D. C. Mr. Andes has been hospitalized and has undergone surgery re- cently. A group of members of ,the M~ Y. F. of the Ebeneezer Methodis~ Church in nearby Loudoun County attended an M. Y. F. meeting at the Methodist Church in Ashburn, Va. on last Sunday evening. Mr. William Henretta is a pat- ient in the Charles Town General Hospi.tal undergoing observa,tion and treatment. Mrs. Lewis Ballenger spent set- "You might say we're partners in progress!" The close and harmonious business relationship between depositor and banker is a long-standing one. It's a mighty widespread one, too. Take the matter of farm credit: America's banks, as a group, furrdsh more farm credit than any other institutional lenders - and at low cost. That's just part of the picture, of course. The bank provides a wide range of services to help the !armer, the merchant, the manufacturer and their families with money matters of many kinds, and offers experienced finan- cial counsel whenever it's wanted. Traditionally, the banker takes a life- long interest in the progress of all his customers, from the youngster opening a first savings account on up. He's proud to be a partner in prog- ress to all, every step of the way. Whatever your field of endeavor, it is our pleasure, as well as our busi- ness, to work hand in hand with you and yours in the achievement of worth-while goals. Come hal MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Across From The Court House A Community Corner Stone Since 1871 I i I eral days recently in the Charles Town General Hospital under- going treatment and observation. She is recu, pera`ting satisfactorily at her home. Mr. Land Mrs. Floyd Staubs and family have moved from the Cobb property in Bolivar to the former Stotlar property on Camp Hill, across the highway from the ele- mentery school. Mr, and Mrs. Ma~hew Wilt and family who recently moved into ,the Orame property in Bolivar, have moved to the property va- cated by .the Staubs family. Bingo Party A Bingo Party, sponsored by the Friendship Fire Company, will be held at the Fire Hall on Friday evening, Feb. 6, beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The proceeds ,for upkeep of Fire Company, Refreshments will be on sale at .the usual prices. The High School Football Team of '58, enjoyed ,their annual Ban- quet on last Wednesday evening at the Camp Hill Methodist Church, sponsored by the Harpers Ferry- -Bolivar Lions Club. The delicious '.ham supper, with all the trimmings was enjoyed by all pres ent. Mr. and Mrs. Harry O,tt ,have sold their property on Washing- ton Street, in Bolivar ,to Mr. and Mrs. Dick Rutherford who sold their property near Bolivar H.ts. The Ott property is now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mum- maw and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Glover of GaiVhersburg, Md. spent Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Webb. Rev. D. M. Hughes and Rev. Thomas Dillow spent last weekend in Lumbevton; N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thompson ~nd little son of Souderton, Pa. spent the weekend wi`th Mrs. Thompson's ,paren,ts Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Garten and family. Visitors at the ,home of Misses Emma and Sadie Bu,ckner on last Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Bev- erly Peybon and Mr. and Mrs. WlllCam Rosen,berry and li,ttle son of Berryvllle, Va. Mr. H. N. Clark of the Meth- odist Church in Falls Church, Va. served as Layman in the Ebeneez- er Methodist Church in nearby Loudoun CounCy, Va. on last Sun d, ay. He gave a splendid talk. And every o~her Sunday `t'here is a Lay man presen,t and those in charge feel .that it promotes interest. The attendance has been good ibot'h for WorShip Services and for the Church School. Messers Gerald Cummings and Victor Heiner of Roanoke, Va., spent Sunday and Monday at the home of :Mr. and Mrs. Donald Eackles. Mr. Cummings Improving Mrs. Mary Cummings is get,ting along nicely in the Mercy Rest Home, in Salem, Va., wfter being hosp~tallzed for quite sometime in a hospital in Roanoke, Va. where s'he underwent surgery for a hip injury, sustained some time ago at ~her home in Boli~rar. She is be- ginning to walk ~fter a long per- iod of non-activi`ty. The local I~ire Company worked faithfully with several other of ,t~e grou, ps of Firemen a~ta dangerous fire discovered near `the western end of the Harpers Ferry B 'and O Railroad tunnel, and a short distance ,west of ~andy Hook. The Brunswick ,Fire Co., had two of their trucks on the scene and .`they battled the flames from ,the rail- road bridge. About thirty-five fire men were at the scene of ,the fire. A sudden change in wind helped to d~ive the lames into nearby wooded area ,and lessened the danger. The fire 'was of undeter- mined origin. Sweetheart Dance On Saturday evening, Feb. 7, the Senior Class of Harpers Ferry High School will sponsor a Sweet heart Dance in the High ~chool from 8 .to 11. Prices of admission are $1.00 stag or $1.50 ,per .couple. Refreshments will be served and music ,provided by the Cavalier Combo. By Mrs. Ethel Buzzard Master Robert ~terllng. Jr. was a pa,tient in the King's Daughters Hospital in 'Martinsburg for the removal of his tonsils. He is now at his home doing fine. Mr. and lV~-s. George Vansor- dale and children and Mrs. Max Corbin and son of Martlnsburg were the Thursday evening visi- tors with their mother Mrs. Ray- mond Cole and family. ,Mr. and Mrs. Paul Oarrett ,and daughter Aretta and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Sherry of Mannings were Sunday callers with Mr. and MYs. Vernon Stau, bs and family. Sunday visitors width Mr. and Mrs. Junior Grove and family were Mr. ,and Mrs. Fred Nick and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Longer- beam, Mr. Elzy Longevbeam, Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Hawk and Mr. Wa~ter WiLt of Chestnut Hill. Mr, Paul Stau, bs of Neersvllle Va., Mr. Rodney Fields of Mann- ings, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Staubs and children, Miss Eliz- ebeth P~inter of Munnings, Mr. ,and Mrs. Harold ~taubs and sot, ,were ,the Sunday v~si.tors with Mr. and 'Mrs. Vernon Staubs and faro fly. Mrs. Ollie Hawk of Chestnut Hill visited on Sunday with her mother Mrs. Mary Cogle. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Longerbeam Miss Ruby Engle o$ Chestnut Hill were visitors with Mrs. Maggie Longerbeam and her son Robert on Sunday. Pfc. Gerald Buford of Fort Eus- tis, Va. spent the weekend with his wife, Betty and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cogle. 'Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Grove and children, Mrs. Annie Grove and grandson Dale, were Sunday vis- i`tors with Mr. and Mrs. Bud ;Win,t, ers in Weverton, Md. 'Mr. and Mrs. John Whitehair and son Keith of Harpers Ferry were the Sunday visitors wit,h Mr. and Mrs. Howard Everhart and family. Mr. Raymond Wiltshire and also Miss Dorothy Slusher of Berry- ville, Va. were .the Friday night callers with Mr. and Mrs. Cernon Staubs and family. Mr. Vernon Staubs moved his aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Fields from Mannings to Ranson. Mr. Frank Staubs is still with his daughter during the winter months. Pond Sealing Again Is Conservation Practice Pond sealing will again be an Agricubtural conservation practice for which farmers may receive as sistance in !959. This practice under the super- vision of Soil Conservation Ser- vice technicians was tried in Jeff erson County for the first time last year. Results so far indicate the practice to be 100 percent suc cessful. A pond is treated in the follow- ing manner: First the site must be dry enough for the operation o[ a tractor and disc. The bottom and sides are disced or plowed to a dep th of approx, six inches, one pound of Tetra-'polyphosphate to twenty square feet of surface is then spread evenly ovr the sur- face. The area is then disced 'to mix the material and soil thor- oughly. The job is completed by rolling or packing the disturbed area as much ,as possible with a truck or trac~tor. For more information on this practice or if you have a pond that needs rtreating contact Soil Conservation Service technicians George L. 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