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February 10, 1966

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)CATE ]quary Miller, 86, widow of D., opened a hardware store m me during the past winter the chil- [Gald Miller of Gerrardstown; Jos Jacob Brown building on W. Was cock, with a 'T-Bar" ski lift -- gl#i/t~'k ] eph Frankiin Mc~ohald of Lee- hington St ..... : : . temperature" was 28 below zgro or _ |town, at the Simons Rest Home, DIED: - ih Charles Town, the colder, an~ many, many times in dvoc I1 /Ranson. Rev. L. R. Milbourn, for 8 years a near ~ti~rd. Mrs. Abram /llfil [ MARRIED: - Miss Jo Ann Dida pastor of the Charles Town Bap- says that everyone dresses more ilil [wick of Moorefield and Glenn H. list Church, aged 51 years; in warmly and because of the very I~ [Birkitt, son of Mrs. Virginia S. Shepherdstown, Capt. Jolm Crisi cool summers and cold winters __ ,, [Birkitt of Charles Town in Win- well, 87; also in Shepherdstown, they soon get used to the ex- ~;n~ i[ ]chester, Va. [ George W. Rutherford, aged 58.] tremely cold temperatures. With I.M~. | I I -- ] snow on the ground from fall un- | 10 .-- YEARS AGO -- 10 third time. [ 20 --- YEARS AGO --- 20 80 -- YEAR~ AGO -- 80 ] til spring, winter sports are very | . I John S. Alfriend was re-elected ~ Real Estate Transfers: A 101 MARRIED: . In Shepherdstown I popular with plenty of skiing and [rancis Reed, local represen-]President of the Jefferson Cou-t year lease from the A. D. Goetz by the Rev. D. M. Moser, Wm. ]ice, skating. The town of Han- VA I~e of Peoples Life Insurance lntY fair Association; ~r. Dale Lsons Company to the J. C. Pen- H. Crowl of Washington Co; Md.,[cocK, w lt.n. numerous SKi slop~, r I~Pany, was promoted to assist ID. Keyser, vice-presidentney Co., business property on W. to Miss Mary A. Wintermoyer of[Has instaaea a 'T-~ar" .ski lift 1 [~anager in the company Rich I Dr. Lyle J. Roberts, health dir ] Washington St., Charles Town, at Shepherdstown. I and the ~bram boys spend all the wn [a(l, Va. office, lector for the three Eastern Pan lan annual reht of $2500; Robert E W Bedinf, er and Charles~tlme sKnng mat they can finn fan Sullivan Bennett home in]handle counties, announced his lL. Stickel to Arthur Glover, 1.951Po~erfield formed a paxtnershiplwhen not in school. lbSon was heavily damazed bv [ resignation. I acres on the Valley Branch of the I to practice law in charles Town [ In the summer the Abl"ams 1 ~ - "~ -I DIED: - Mrs. Myrtle Mae Wid-[B & O. R. R. & Evitts' Run west[ Christian Fidinger died sudden]make their headquarters on Isle | ~oraton W. Perry became Corn ] myer Ernst, widow of Carlton I of Charles Town; W. Arthur Scott lly at his home in Charles Town, [ Royaie wHere .the marl .ancl sup- ,qer of Jackson Perks Post|Ernst, at her home near Clear to Wm. r. rcamey, Jr., lot lmprov-I aged 92 years i P.nes are aeuvered either oy 71, American Lea, ion for the / Snrin~ Md : Mrs Catherine Tan- I ed by a brick dwelling house on aonr~ I-T 'Pnmav Wm W Par | prone or goat. wire animals are .... ' '" " W. Washington Street, formerly cy, Dav~'d'Sloan~_"James" M' "Slo:]quite numerous and the Abrams _ the James A. Thomas property; an, and navia ~ .~ln~,o "w,~r, ] had a pair of wild foxes that came IfCharles M. Stripp to the Jeffer-] ol"~t~-a'-a;~,~-[(,~'~ 7LT"~I,o~I to the house for food when they I I ~k~' I] son County School Board, 2.66t ~oal~Ii~in~om~an~"of ~ar~es|Were cooking supper. A family t E1 I~lr I I acres on German Street, Shep- I T,wn ~' ~" ~ I of snowshoe hares made their ? ~B"~ll~ I1 llherdstown; Grover C and Vir-[ "'"" ]home in the backyard and deer ~l ginia Benner to Amanda Jane l 90 YE~---'~GO an [ and moose were quite plentiful. _ .~ _. I IAlger, house and lot in Block 1361 .....~.. "-'.~' _._-- ." ./The Abram children were quite __ ~ I t Ransom I C ~/~,~tuj~: - in ~mn ~plSCOpal[ excited over the animals, espe- ~ I I !. hurch, Charles Town..bY the| cially the moose, until the novelty ~,~ ~ l] ~, ~,o .,~,~ ~^ | ~ev. w. ~l. Meaae, mcnara u.i woP off ~ ~ ~ ~ ~1 ~ -- ~ ~, ~ ~v ' Rutherfor- - Mi " ....." ~ " , a ana ss J~nzaoem Ab ll~ l~l~~llll DIED:-At her home in Char-IForrest dau-hter of Mrs A M | Mr. ram recently spent some 1Bl,i ~ les Town, Miss Mary A. McCurdylForrest: both~ of Charles 2"o~. "[time inHarpers Ferry .on busi- lldi ~,l~l II II~ 79; in Ellis, Kansas, Mrs. Isabella] DIED" - At her home in Shep-[ ness.ana ea.n.e~ on me .writer wno m ..... --- Leisinrin~ formerl'- of Charles~- -- " ........ recmvea mm mteresung letter m - :- - - ~ _ :- - - ~, ! nerasmwn, ~ars. ~omsa unaplme,] from Mrs Abram soon after ~ Town, 84; .in Charles Town Gen-lwife of Isaac Chapli~e, aged 57;l ~W s'-: ....... :~ ': .... "~ eral Hospital, Miss ~ary Shirley At his home near Duffields, John]. ~ e urN nope. to. co a getter Gibson of Prince William County lE Schmidt a~ed 59 /lop on our news m me very near Virginia i ",.. ... ~ . ..." .... /mmre. wne weatner nas oeen so By her will, the late Miss Mary t. ~ejormea ~nurcn .m ~nep/bad that most meetings of any ..... [[~ ~ II II ,~ .., A. McCurdv distributed an estate[nerastw.n .was ~aamagea Dy a| kind are cancelled befol"e they |llr i][llll~lr e~timated at $100,000 among rela-Isevere wmastorm. |are held: Thank you for youx IP'~u ~wvnuuu~bq~nu lives and religious institutions. [~~~~B~.|Pauence.) -- I HARPER FERRY "1 ,,.^ At n,,,..,,. 0o-- YEARS IlAGO 60 Donald L Campbell ~IU /41 A rear-ena co lision t~e~ween| ~ ' / two freight trains at Rippon, cau-I ~.~ ~ ~ ~r_~.~ / .~ ~ tl ~, s .~ sed the death of Engineer Or|an I , ~.. / In uaSIC HSW Irammo I~l ~l~ ~ Hendricks of Hagerstown. |- --~._ _--.:. ~-z~ [ -- ~' !1 ~l~ I~ The Farmers Supply Company[ . ..... .| ~ ~-~dl'~ 1;a~rgl4[ |~ / Mr ann ~rs. J~rnest Webb anul~s v, ~,~s ~,~,~ ps. I I I I I II I | little son, Parker, of Tacoma[ Donald Lee Cam bell, son of 1 llllkll~ 0~kl lll11111"l~l ~P~ /Park, Md, visited the formersl .... P ~v~rs biuian P Keller of South GIGANTIC SAVINGS LI1NLI U~ wng~/parents aand grandmother, Mr./.. ' . ." . I and Mrs Cecil Wehh and Mr~ C./~eorge streez apartments, is re- ....................... ' e " " " .... ON HUNDREDS AND __ /E Webb in Bolivar and from/ elvmg h~s baste training m the BY .... U S Navy at Great Lakes, Ill ........ ED:" "-'F [ there they visited Mr. and Mrs| . nu~u~ ~ u BOB STILES /Marshall Jenkins of Summitl And he would like his friends in ITEMS, ESPECIALL' Y / Point. Mrs. Jenkins has been hos:l Charles Town to write to him. His I was, a dude until I married.| pitalized in Charles Town Gem[ address is Donald Lee Campbell, MARKED DOWN FOR Now, I m subdued ...... [ eral Hospital but is now improv, I SRB 20-63~7 Company 15, Recruit * * | ing at her home She is the moth. I Training Command, Great Lakes THESE BIG DAYS ! Oh, those modern schools' The[ er of Mrs. Ernest Webb. [ Ill., 60088. kid who used to clean the erasers/ Many roads around BolivarI .~ , , ..... is now dustin~ the computers / have been completely blocked but| I~rl~ | ~]$~ ]~ Your Dollar Buys . , , "" "] are getting some relief now, al-I *'~"$ "* ......... ~' .... " Did you hear about the discoli-/~hughithb~re ~ui~h~ b~ent~if I A..~#~.#I r=~#t#l [*.Ri~,,wlb . ,w, ore At ............. 9 .... / ~ o [ oi nel HINI]IIM~UI ~dll~Itll ~,lt~lltlllll~l - ~,* somme teen-age girl. ~ne s nseai Sna,= eh nn ~"n'~o" -*-- ~ .]a~l up tnree g~ssprool llpsticgs ana lbe lfu m cut" 1 orning. The weather ' still doesn't know ff they work...]has been very cold during the Medal At Fort Hood Most :omen w:nta ma: wtth a [ Pa r e lid Yns' Butts, of Bolivar, [AFrt S ~cia~[st/~our(AHTN~ will of his own--- made out to w:~ W?s:n~rYfrmUCh" mdzsposed Hos[Yer, P20, son of Mr a~%rs" them .......... Is Jog for Roland Hostler, Route 2, Harpers , , I awmle, nas recoverea ann nas re. Ferry, W. Va., ~'eceived the award turned to his work, his many of the Good Conduct Medal Jan. Friend of ours has a secretary friends are glad to note. 22 while assigned to the 2d Arm , so tough, when she needs a tr~us- The following church meetings ored Division at Fort Hood, Tex. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE SP i list.Hp er retired THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1966 B--5 award for exemptar conauct, effl .......... ciency as a soldier in "P,&M...~,'~. ~-,~i~ t bulls Will be available for in- acuve mmtary service, tdllilcmail ~. ~lpIlOI [spection all morning February c,H2~stBle~'ta~iSo~gno~dhtJ~r~E Rd~,.~Ph4:~l,Uda(~ F.- ~-L ..I 17, and the sale begins at 12:00 ed Division's 41st Infantry at ..,. ..,.,,,...,..w .,.r I O. l / I noon. FFO~tuHaOOd, fntered.the Army. in Due to snow and bad weather,|"-- -'- ~- .... - -- . ~ry. ~st~..He cmpm[eu the Winchester "Cattleman's CaP| a~aa J=tm~mtmm o asm training at for~ t~oraon, ital" Hereford Bull Sale has beenlVAI I'NIINIP ~a. resch'eduled for noon Thursday, I 1/I'limm-.! liND 11~ Hostler, who attended Charles February, "17th at the FarmersI Ul=lht%llll 'lrl lllf Town High School, was employed Livestock Exchange on Route 50.| IIKAI/ UAh":n. by the Braddock Construction A ~oo set of 60 horned and| Corp., Vienna, Va.. before enter- polled "bulls will be offered at[ ,,-~ ~ ~ ,-~s . ing the Army. auction. They i~ill be weighed,[ ijl~arle~ [own 1-11o[o . ~ graded and inspected for sound-] And Gift honn 5'0 TO CHURCH SUNDAY on~%nAlol~r~oCl?enrvPeedigreed and[ P'HONE , . '~ t The year 1966 looks like a good Read The SDlrit Advocate cattle year. Now is a very good] CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. " , --_, , time. to buy that new bul!. The" A GREAT COuNTiY SHOW FEATURING STONEWALL JACKSON One Of Nafl0n's T0p RetorSng STO EW L Stm InThe Field Of Coun Music WILL BE i ESENTED IDAY NIGHT. 11, AT THE FSUL0 DELMONiCO CLUB LOcated Just North Of Charles Town On State Route ' Ais0 feaiared along wuth eSe outdandi Personalities will le Bifl Peer and his Mebdy Boys. Featured wit5 Bill Peer's Boys will be Uffle Patsy Peer, one of the top young country musk Singers; Larry Peer and Dolly PEer. Admission Will be By Membership Cards To The Club IN CHARLES TOWN Fire having destroyed my home and shortage of water, I will the following loeated 3~ miles South East of Shepherds- W. Va., on the Molers Cross Roads road: SATURDAY, Y BRUARY 12, 1966 Beginning At 10:00 A. M. 25 HEAD Of DAIRY CA 25 ltoistein cows, calves by side; I Guernsey cow, calf by side; Ilolstein cows, calves just sold off; 3 Holstein cows, full flow milk and milking; 4 Holstein heifers, yearlings; I Holstein large enough for service. cattle are TB and Bangs tested 30 days prior to sale. health certificates will be given with each animal day of sale; also interstate shipment paper~ brood sows, will farrow last of March, 3rd Utter; shoats . , FARM MACHINERY, Etc. LeC0rmtck.Deering "H" tractor; 2 McCormick Deer|rig "C" to~s with corn planter; 2 row corn cultivator and 7 foot ~ll~er; New Idea manure spreader; OHver manure spreader; ~llis Chalmers corn picker, 2 yrs. old; McCormick,Deer|rig ~ar side rake on rubber; McCormick.Deerlng 13-7 grain drill; ~s~bber-tire wagons with flat beds; 7 ft. McCormick-Deering b harrows; 6 ft. McCormick.Deerlng disc harrow; McCormick. 'COring hay 'hailer 45T.P.T.O.; tractor wood saw; Mall 36" ep~lin saw; 8 hole hog feeder; 2 x 12.inch McCormick-Deering ~tOWs; land drag; Blizzard lnMlage cutter; field sprayer; steel ~ troughs; old binder; lot of junk; forks, shovels, tools and ~Y other articles too numerous to mention. 1951.1 ton Ford trnek with stock racks. Dairy & Butchering Equipment ~aYnieo milker pump, motor and pipeline with 2 milker units SUrge and 1 DeLaval); 4-can milk cooler; 12 10.gab milk ns; strainer, etc.; Complete line of hutehering equipment, ldln sc rs nose hooks etc g tank, pots, lard press, rappe , , . FEED And SEED t~0y bu. corn; 150 bu. oats; 150 bu. barley; 700 bales of mixed (alfalfa, clover and Timothy); 200 bales of young clover baY; 1,200 bales of timothy hay; 250 bales straw; 250 bales arley straw; clover seed; timothy seed. Household Furniture, Meat, Etc. ~$~e household furniture; rotary lawn mower; tables and airs; lot of dishes; antique 12-gauge shot gun; 2 cans ~,u; 3 pork shoulders and 4 sides; some canned goods; old "~ks; bushel potatoes, etc. LUNCHEON RIGHTS RESERVED Nothing removed until settled for. responsible for accidents on premises. ~bWARD (Ned) MORROW, Auctioneer W~. HENSELL, Clerk Wm. & Clifford Willingham WILLINGHAM BROS. fusion they look.f~ a tiger... ! have been scheduled for Bolivar * * * ] Methodist Church for this week The average husband's trouble is providing the weather will per. that he is in the middle.income, mit: Board meeting of W.S.C.S. upper-outgo group ..... ion this Monday evening at 7:30 , , ]o'clock. Polly Anna meeting at the church on Tuesdayevening at IF that's your trouble, too, then 7:30 o clock. An Official Board buy a mobile home at TRI STATE meeting on Friday evening, and where the down payments are the Polly Anna meeting will be low and the monthly payments on Tuesday evening, at 7:30 are like rent thrn our BANK fin- o'clock. ancing program. TRI STATE MOBILE HOMES RFD1 Charles Town, W. Va. TEL. NO. 725-9338 I I UNBALANCED BUDGET? Homo Loan Payments WITH US! POT Yotm home loan pay- ments in balance witJ your budget through 0ui low-cost refinancing plan. Leaves more room lot ev- eryday needs -- and funl F_,njgy many special vantages, too. SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N. 100 W. Washington St. HAGERSTOWN, MD. @ Dial RE 9-1001 Fi Hardships of Winter Jefferson County is not alone m experiencing the hardships of a severe winter. Some of the experiences of the Jon Abram family in Hancock, Michigan, sound like something out of a fairy tale. The Jon Abram family, con. sising of Mr. and Mrs. Abrams and their five children--four boys and a girl, resided for soy. oral years in Bolivar where Mr. Abram was a park ranger con- nected with the Harpers Ferry National Park project. About two years ago Mr. Ab. ram was transferred to Isle Roy- ale National Park located in Lake Superior off the nortlmrn tip of Michigan with headquarters in Winter on the mainlan~ in the lit- tie town of Hancock and in the summertime they move out to Isle Royale. Mrs. Abram has kept up a cor- respondenee with this writer and reports that at least five times RANSON, W. VA. FrL-SaL Feb. 11-12 "Sands Of The Kalahari" In Color with Stuart Whitman SATURDAY ~:~ ~ M. ONLY Tab Hunter in Arabian Tale ' h)lden Arrow" IN COLOR Cartoons - Adm. 25c For All Ages Sun.-M0n.-Tues. Feb. i3-14-15 Steve McQueen In "The Cincinnati Kid" Wed..Thurs. Feb. 16.17 Richard Burton In 6'BECKET" - IN COLOR II//1// / II 9 i:i k::~:~ ' :-:?~: i:'i::: ;:,~ :::i:: ~. ~ii:::::: :,i.:: i,:~i~:::!' }~:. :!!:' i,~ Ford's Quiet Man here he discusses a '66 Ford 4-Door LTO with Jean-Pierre Fdipinetti et the castle which houses 'the famed Filipinetti collection of over 80 cCassic autos, "It's incredible," said M. Filipinetti, "the Ford is quieter." "The quiet, it's tremendpus," contin- ued M. Fiiipinetti, "it's incredible that yOU outd build a Car so luxurious as this at such a~price," Ford's amazing quietness is the result of deep-down quality and engineering excellence. Arfcl Ford for '66 offers more engi- neering magic: Optional new Stereo- Sonic Tape System that turns your Ford into a qoncert hall. Exclusive Mag[~; Doorgate for wagons swings out like a door for people ~ down like a tailgate for Cargo, Safety/ Convenience Control Panel option-- one button locks all doors, lights warn when fuel's low or a door's ajar, and remind you to fasten seat belts. Quiet test a '66 Ford soon. FORD GAI~k~E soo/kL HARDTOP CARS 202 EAST LIBERTY STREET II J I I[ 11 I I Ilfll I I I I I ~ I TOW' . W. VA