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February 9, 1961

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refrain The Files of Them OF JEFFERSON- FARMERS ADVOCATE By:--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer YEARS AGO -- 1951 has been made D. Johnson, Dean-Chair- Administrative Cam- on February 23rd Star of Harpers Ferry will it's 84th birthday. and Mrs. John G. Elliott their 51st wedding an- at their home on North St. Wade Elton Brown in Memorial Hospital; Banks Shipley at his in Shepherdstown; Harry a former resident of Jet at his home in Florida; Charles A. at his home in Baltimore, W. Heidrich of near received word of the death son, J. Carl Heidrich of N. J.; Mrs. Margaret Breeden in Charles Town Hospital. parking meters in Char enriched the town treas $8,436.77 in the calendar YEARS AGE} -- 1941 At the Charles Town Hospital Miss Katie A1- squith life long resident of Char- les Town; in a hospital in Wash- ington, D. C., Mrs. Lula Trussell, a native of Jefferson County. Abner Rissler, honor student of his class in the Charles Town High School class of 1940, was ra ted next to the top students at Roanoke College at the end of the first semester. The announcement that the D. C. Winebrenner Warehouse would be closed on April first was made. The business was es- tablished in Charles Town in 1912. , T. J. Yates sold his farm of 40 acres near Weirrick's Mill to E. M. Whitacre of Frederick County, Va. 60 YEAR"~-GO -- 1901 Hotel Powhatan at Charles Town was sold to Prof. S. P. Hat- ton of North Carolina who plan- ned to convert the building into a school for girls. Mrs. Frances P. Frame, widow of the late John J. Frame of this county died at the home of her granddaughter Mrs. N. W. James in Baltimore. MARRIED:At Summit Point by the Rev. Frank A. Strother, Clar ence Rutherford to Miss Bessie Whittington; in Shepherdstown by the Rev. J. C. Thrasher Wil- liam Lee Creamer to Miss Mary Bayer both of this county. David Cockrell a native of Char les Town died in Chadron, Nebras ka. 80 YEARS AGO -- 1881 MARRIED: By the Rev. A. C. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1921 Hopkins, Samuel B. Neill to Miss DIED: At Wheatland, his home Ida J. Hill, both of Shepherds- near Rippon, Col. Samuel H. Hig town; at Harpers Ferry by the ginbotham; near Middleway, Tho- Rev. M. Trump, Walter Barrett to mas F. M. Southard; in Memphis, Miss Mollie Bowers, both of Shep Tennessee, Mrs. Hubert Reese, herdstown; at Mechanicstown by formerly Miss Rebecca Kearsley the Rev. B. S. Highley, Thomas of Charles Town; at the home of W. Smith to Miss Kate B. Miller. her son near Wickliffe, Mrs. Evie Died Near Middleway Mrs. T. Byrne; in Washington, James Mary C. Shaull, wife of W. S. Edward Brown, formerly of Char- Shaull. les Town; near Millville Emman- C.J. Faulkner completed his uel Dillow. first term presiding over the Jet- Charles E. Tipton sold his gar- ferson Circuit Court. age on Camp Hill to Thayer Bro- thers of Boonsboro, Md. DR. VERA FISCHER, Optometrisl EYES EXAMINED -- GLASSES FITTED Uours:--9:~5 5:00--Closed Tuesday and Thursd~) "OPEN EVENINGS By Appointment Only. 785 112 S. Charles St. Chaxles Town, W. VL f FOR YOUR CALl. CHARI,ES tOWN 899 OR :vlSrl OUR PLANt A'i MILI.VlLLE, W. v A Millville Plant No. Charles Town Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 The r~an with NEW IDEAS FOR A NEW ERA 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 Married by the Rev. Jno. A. Scott, John Schaffer to Miss Ann- ie E. McGarry, botl of the county in Smithfield by the Rev. J. W. Ewan, W. W. Caruthers of Penn- sylvania to Miss Lizzie Roberts of the county; in Martinsburg by the Rev. Dr. Hanson, Dr. W. S. Love to Miss Lizzie Faulkner, dan ghter of Chas. J. Faulkner. DIED: In Charles Town, Mrs. Eliza S. Stewart, widow of Char- les G. Stewart; at the home of his son in the county, William Broth erton. Henry Davis of Mineral County was elected to the United States Senate to succeed Waitman T. Willey by the legislature in sess- ion in Charleston. BYRD'S -- EYE -- VIEW ---BY--. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, --A PubHc-- Service Column Help Available For Students Wanting College Education Within the next few months, a large number of 23,359 students expecting to graduate from West Virginia public and private high schools will be faced with this fateful question: Can my family afford to send me to college? If the answer is "No," the student wishing to go to college will find a surprising number of avenues of financial help available. In fact, on a natural basis, fin- ancial help is available to more than 750,000 students who other- wise could not afford a college education. This help includes the National Defense Student loan program which makes loans up to $1,000 per year for four years to qual- Stying students; 233 various kinds of public and private scholarships T H E ern language. Stuclents seeking MELVIN T. STRIDER CO, degrees in other subjects are un- likely to qualify for Federal some 77,000 loans which colleges will make on their own hook to exceptional students; and about 288,500 "work-your-way -through- college" campus jobs which col- leges and universities are eager to fill. Most of the student loan pro- prams and public, scholarships are based on "need" as well as academic excellence. The Federal loan program has the additional qualification that the course of study to l~e pursued by the stu- dent is essential to national de- fensew ith first priority being given to the student whq plans a teaching career, and with secon dary priorities given to students planning for degrees in science matematics, engineering and mad loans, although they can qualify COLONIAL for other public and private loans and scholarships. While the Federal student loan program does not meet the full annual cost of college for many students, it does take care of the major part of it. Here is how it works: (1) A student can borrow as FUNERAL HOME Charles Town Shepherdstown 35 - Telephones - 162 Ii NORMAN E. KISNER INSURANCE AGENCY much as $1,000 during the cour- se of an academic year. The man ey is loaned without interest dur- ing the years of study and for one year thereafter. Then the interest rate is three per cent a year and the loan can be paid back in 10 years. ORDER OF PUBLICATION Circuit Court of Jefferson Coun Office City Building ty, West Virginia Clara L. Dignazio, plaintiff Telephone 552 v. Civil Action No. 81 Ralph J. Dignazio, defendant Charles Town, W. Va. The object of the above enti- tled action is to obtain a divorce r:rd sr:d , from the bonds of matrimony. To the above named Defendant h e etr01eum ucts I''iAI'iONwlOI= It apearing by an affidavit filed ~ MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY I very Farm U ~.'~--..~o"~o.MUTUALFIREINSURANEECOMP/U~Iy i in this action that the said Ralph l" " ~ LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY | J. Dignazio is a non-resident of Home Office: Columbus, Ohlo the State of West Virginia, it is 3:00 P. M. One Show Nightly-- At 7:30 P. M. ( hildren 25e - Adults (3) The loan can be applied forJ11 L'IL hL| ip ii? : SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE prior to, or on the day of registra THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1961 5- -B tion, at the college or university .................... Application for the loan should By Miss Do at y be made in writing to the "Finan- ------ recent Sunday guests of the lat- Mr. and Mrs. Merle Wiltshire cial Aid Officer" of the institut- Sunday Guests Iters parents Mr. and Mrs. David and children of Harpers Ferry ion the student plans to enter. Sunday guests of Mr. rs. 'Hough of Berryville, Va. and Miss LaVerne ttaines of (4) If the student becomes a L. E.~Wiltshire was Mr. and Mrs. full time teacher in a public el- John Shirley and Mrs. Pittman ementary or secondary school, up Russell of Winchester, Va., Mr. to one half of the loan will be for and Mrs. Elmore Wenner and given by the Federal government son Freddie Lee of Lovettsville, at the rate of 10 per cent for each Va., Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Shirley year he or she teaches. The total and son of Wadesville, Va. and amount forgiven is based on theMr.. and Mrs. Earl Wiltshire. total owned at the beginning of teaching service. (5) Students who use up the full allowable total loan money and who want to continue their education for a master's degree or a doctor's degree, or who want to study medicine or dentis- ry, do not have to make repay- ments until one year after com- pletion of such study. Interest will not accrue during this per- iod. The terms of this cooperative Federal student loan program should not be construed as being the same for loans which colleges and universities will make to stu- dents out of their own establish- ed loan funds. Each school has its own rules covering such loans. This year, every effort will be made in the Congress to im- prove the Federal student loan program so that many more needy students can be provided for. Meanwhile, any student wish- ing to know what financal aid Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Longer- beam and daughter Tracey were Mr. and Mrs. William Hough of Halltown were Monday visitors of Charles Town were guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Lilla and sons on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Viands and son spent the weekend with Mr. Tony D'Angelo and family. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Whitting- ton spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Moss Ranalli. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wiltshire. Mr. and Mrs. Norman James spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Longerbeam. Mr. and Mrs. Pittman Russell of Winchester, Va. spent Wed- nesday with Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wiltshire and son. Falcon won the hearts of half a million owners who demand all the compact advantages and not just a fewl Falcon Fordor k.dkm, w;tk wh;te slde- , wall tires, optional of extra cost. Also F~I the smartest, sav~ngest Tudor and Fordc~r Wogo~ in the compact field. I UP TO $410 MORE FOR A "COMPROMISE COMPACT" when no other compact can match Falcon's Winning Combination? each college offers can send for a booklet published by the U.S. S~ In. GIm Office of Education, entitled: u~ er~. s~ ~.upl, ~ ~ ~s,. "Financial Aid for College Stu- dents-Undergraduate." This can ,oPo., YES YES YES YES YES st~ be obtained for $1 from the Gov ..... ernment Printing Ofifce, Wash- F4S t,".m~ NO NO NO NO YES FALCON OptiOIt ington 25, D.C. v2 E,~,,~ NO NO NO NO YES opdo~ |l, Z73 ~'