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REPORT! With highest in upper 40.q ?air tonight, lowest in upper mostly cloudy with high- 40s and some rain likely for Saturday, cloudy and 97, NO. 8 "Serving The Charles Town- Ranson and Jefferson County Community Since 1844" WEST VIRGINIA'S OLDEST NEWSPAPER CHARLES TOWN, JEFFERSON COUNTY, W. VA. THITRSI)AY, FEBRUARY 16, 1961 TWO SECTIONS m Read By More Than 20,000 People Every Week o # , e . e # e # * * #* # * e ~ #* a ,~ COMPLETE I, OCAL NEWS COVERAGE PRICE 10 CENTS i - Plant In R Teachers Contribute ', ...__e ld .....v.. :.aching To Help Student . fY, r.,- Whir h T,me Lost Durmg Bad Weather ! ,1 t'letv $ )Of L VV 1Tn ~usn( Iefferson Coun-~v's sehool tcach~'~-. ........ :-A- .............. ' ......... _ -- -- -- ers'voluntarily I prmg my Be Just DON RENTCH /ltJI:TUII, I/Z MI:IU_=/Mui TUIiJ/2 IIII:I:I:DI:MT n!ght to help'the county's some[ 1 1 L"~ .-an unending search OUIVlL/HIIWU Ilkff JVIvlLIllll~l~,]Yll/Lfll-II/ 4,200 studeni~ make up some of [h~,^,,nml Tk, "" ld better products-has ~ Illllllllllllml~w~' lhe time lhcy have lost in the[bllUUllU /lllg q,,UIIICl or factor in the grow- ~'l ~ l~-" " past,two months beeause of the l ~ .................................................................... e-Narco Corn an in snowy weather by contributing -"---- After a number of unsuccessful ~to one of the nation's /~ ~ " three days of teaching. [ BY . W. LLOYD attempts t sh'e theprblenl, 16IPlant Manager For3-Mpy L "' tutacturers of soft drinkh~s /[l //~t~%~ i ~ ~ The offer on the part of the] Wealhcrseientistslastnight of Charles Town's l~etail Mer-I lnachines. An(1 this a - :,">'~:~' . , i~ teachers was made ~o tim Board announced, that for the East- chants met Tuesday morning and l0 ht Chamber Of research program ~ of Edueation by Carl Auvit, prin- ern. section of the nation, ag,'ee(.! unanimously on a sehc(!- ,,#. ~this year given Dixie. ~!~i ~5"=~7".{-~"~'~ei~i t~ ii cipaI of Itarpers Ferry HighI ~pr[ng may ,)e 3use arouncl .me of uni,orn)~ours ot operat-i~ .. p. ~,t ae of Jefferson county's ~:.."~i ' " i::~[ "* l School and president of the Jef-[ the corner, runs, mus eummaung some (n me J~,0mm@rf,l~ iJlnnl~r rill1 ii a ..... ~: : ~: ' ' ..... e nf "ion to th ' mr hi' "" ...... """ ""'* "" . rid yet fastest growing~:~ii ~[| ~~ ii~i ferson County Teachers Assoemt-I Scmnhhc observations artd o us e custon w oh[ an entirely new type ~:~i~ " " ~ I~ ~::: ~ ~ ~-. ~ iili ion. The offer was accepted by[ reeordings by radiosonde, has existed for many Inonths. I Mr William Petersen slant tg machine which prom- ~iltI ~La l~ /~i;:. iiii!i the board which in turn commen [ those little devices sent up Under the agreement reached manager for lhe Micidl(~wi~v plant . :~ : :: : :::~ : ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :~::: ~ . . . . . -~ ~ -- , the most revolutmnary ~|[ ?:!~ ~i ded the teachers ior their actmn [ by Balloon and which radm Tuesday these merchants will m of the Minnesota Minis, and Man e .... : : : i ! ii!iii!i ............ :ii~i}}iii;ii!i!!:::!iii~i} .... ~ . . . * ' ' . ' . , g at in the industry m ~/~~~ .......... ~ The- offer includes teaching on [ back data mdmatmg the tern- the future remain open for mght [ ufacturing plant will be guest - /~~ ~[[[~ April 3, Easter Mondaly; April 28 I perature, wind velocities, and shopping on Friday night and be [ speaker for the dinner me-cling !w Product which has al- lt~~; ~!~1 ~i~ ~~ Apple Blossom parade day; andI wind directions, indicate theeh, sed on Saturday nights. Ef-J()f ihe Jefferson County Cl~a~nbe'r ,.fled roiling off the pro- ~~ ~~ IllD: May 26, normally a day set aside [ jet-stream, that river of air, fective Friday and' every Friday ]of Commerce to be h;Ad Febri~- '~e at Dixie-Narco, is :~e,~_ t, ~ ' -:~l~ for the making of final relmrts, J about 8 miles up, is fast re-thereafter all of Charles Townlary 21 at 12 noon in the Blue ! 'Ice-O-Vend.".And ap- ~~~'--Xl t~. i ..:' . l~ etc. [ SEining its normal position and Ranson's retail stores will b( ]Grass Inn in Charles Town. ty so, because it provid- lll ~l |~: ~ ~L_ ..... [ ~.. ~ 1~11 The offer was made after a sur- [ over the United States. It's open on briday from 9 a. m. until I With the first of the ~zdminis- t drink with ice just at ~t ~l ~ . ~:~ l~ vey of teachers showed an 'over[shift from normal has been 9 p. nL And with a few excep-Itrative personnel scheduled to ar- .of a button. .Jil :" . l~ll whehning majority" of them fay ] declared the reason for thelions the stores in the future will[rive at lhe Middlewav Plant on timate in the 1961 soft ~l / : []~ ored it. | severe winter in the East, be open on Saturday only from 9 I February 13 and begil{ning of op- ltling machines, is about ~ I i ll~l] These days were not included J while Montana and the northa.m. until 6 p.m. ] erations at the plant not to() far ~naY to describe the Ice- ~~~ l~ on,,,lheregu[ar school (~alendar. [ west have enjoyed 50 degree This action now puts Charles]away, Mr. Petersen's talk will be ~,u it is sure to go zar ...... Ill~ffi~::=~. ~ '. l~ Tne Doara also grantea a leave| temperatures most of this Town and Ranson's retail busi-|a timely one dng a ready-made iced ~ :: - l~ of absence from March 2 for tim I winter .............. ~' t~,~ ,:~n-t,~ ~,.h~a I The 3-I1 Comnanv became affil- paces where heretofore 1 " []~ remamoer oz the year to mrs. ILittle if any snow, is expect, ule as retail stores follow inl iated with the Chamber of Corn- not been available. ~ '- . ~l~ Lorna S.. Wade, county elemen- J ed henceforth in our region, other nearby cities and towns. / merce shortly after purchasing fence .:;~ ~ :~ Ill~ tary musm instructor. / but there may be a little : Th'- merchants also a-reed *o/ the former VareI Mills Inc,, plant i The recommendation of the tea ~ , s , ~ . e f ..... ' g more ramfatl than normal m J f ezson Count:, differences between ~:::.i ' I~ cheI text book "(ommitteO on el/ I follow a policy which has gener-I . Other t e of soft drink over some areas Tempera s ~ , yp ,, " ~ ~ ........... _ . l~l ementar-" books :in the areas of] ". .."-lilly been in effect for .'on etime, I ~dn othetu'rInTdO~u~ndt~~ ....... ....j"~ ] "1 I ~ [:c~di~gj~dlS.P~pgfO:uthe?::e[~u::SF~lrlura;geda~er~geMt:rr. tha~t :/tbe':og cqSead Rev. Frank Rowtey To 'r drug store soda foun- ..... -~ :~ ~~ .... []~ 3n lO65 y .~'as adonted ~;b,, the | ch in the ~ast, while...neavy [ basis. Under this policy the. storesl ~ m ~ m m. . ~at ice has already been The Dixie-Narco plant in Ranson has this year come out with something new and something ~3oar~i~. Servi~'on this committee ] snows, colowaves Will now ]will be open on Wednesdays only] ~e 51~[~r r0r r|~[ mmatically rather thendifferent in soft drink vending machines which promises to be a revolutionary development in the ' ;'L ..~' ... .. ~. , I set in for me r~ormwestern I from 9 a. m. until noon. I ,, were lVl_lSS LLICIIIe tiettet)ower And there is no delay industry. This new machine ~ called the Ice-O-Vend," now offers the public a soft drink with ice !: . ~c .. . ~. ,] States. ] ~ ..... c~....~o .~o^ aa......~ ~| I __L__ r__..L_ te_L ~a ~tolnor in raooivin~ ~r- just at the push of ~ button. In the ~bove picture, Paul Burton chief refrigeration engineer for Dixie- as c~amrmanann Mrs. Jane ~arr, I ~ I --V..'"=* .... -. o / Llffilell ervlce rtm. za ............ o ..... leSOlUtlOn at me lneetlng ur in ......... ' this machine since it is Nareo, is shown standing beside one of two models of this new first pre-seleet, fully automatic soft Mrs. Margaret K]lmer, Miss Maryl a ^ tan. ~, u I " g g[ 'ice ..... i.. drink vending machine ever to be put on the market. And standing to the right of Burton is Roy Steeley, Emma Conard and C. W. Shipley. I [~1[~, A, U. AIDm neaKer [Kenneth ietz, Jefferson county's| , 1- ,,v~; ....... . ~ .. vice-president and General Manager of Dixie- Narco. Also shown in 'the left of the pfcture is another a ....... .,,,~a ~r~ ...... ] w J representative to the West Virgin i~ : : : =taeveio ment oime ,, , ' ,ffivv---*: ,,,-,~--, -.,,~-,,vj . ,.~>~:,~. .~:,' .... :: i :. ., P . Ice-O-Vend' wzth the front door closed showing the Complete extersor view of the machine. .. ..... [ Iff__ ~-L--t--II--...- Pl----[m House of Delegates and also i~ii~ . ~t wm now no ranger (Photo By Tim Sinn) tee Doara also approvea a pro lror IOK I ll0W$ Llil$$ [State Senator Clarence E Mar- i!~iiiii! :: ~ry to settle tor a half ..... ~ ......... . .... gram to provide space ior a pro-! I tin Jr of Martinsb,,r~, to onnose :iiiili!i~ii~ urink from a bottle or open market, it unaoubteaiy ~severai nours me pre-mix usecl [Magic ~nef, inc. ot ulevezana, ~,ram of sneech theranv which l ~ .............. ~.~. ,. ...... .~..I ' ..'" ~" "". :.i:::i~!ii~ :: ~ o _.- ,-...., .,.,.,.,.,.,uuw,:.v,.,,,,c.u.,...,ts oce,, mauc any increase in me gross sales ............ :::::~::::: ............... n Your taste calls for a would have gamed even more ]m the machine can be addedlTenn and Carl A Navarre, pres- was "ro'-osed b" the West Vir'qn I ......... I & ~" . ~i i~'~:~! ' . ' . . " , v v J s " t)y l%ussell r~ouzee wag ~'lll De in tax. ,an increase in this tax is ::*:::~::~:~ ::' :h ice And no longerpopular acclmm But under thelgradually as the reserve supply[ldent of D~xm Narco, Inc., de- ia Easter Seal Societ,, for Cri"" I ~ "~ .~ ..... I .., :~i~ : : " " " " i use Thi lure ' a e a ar f he i ~ vv" charge oz me program mat ~trs. now being proposea in Inn state i:~ii!~:!ii~!i::~i~ :: ; ' necessary to wait for D]xze Narco pohey,, their soft] s d. s ,fen assures a]c~ded to pErch s p t 0 t led Children and Adults, It will[ ~..... ,.,- ,o, ................. . v . ,..I .... . ......... ...... ......... ............ ' ' v. ~o , ~zg a at:try a t= legislature ................... ~' : ::~: " .......... ...... I~s seem an eternity at drink vending machines go only lsteady supply of iced soft drinks.[Victor Prodtmts holdings m Ran- be a six to ei-ht week course to],. .... n ..... ; .... n u,,.,o ,,oool - ~ntain and then wind' to Coca Cola botthng compamesl For. several years D]xm-Narcolson So they created a West Vw- be conducted thisSummer if/ ........... | ~::~; : , . : . ~ teacner oIlee Cnanes town ~:~::~ .... :COke with either huueiin th,, ount and they m turn this been manufacturing vanous lgmia eorporat|on to be known as there is enough interest . hown] .... ...... ,..,. 0 I : ' . ........ " - ' 0 " JL [qS:OIJyL~LIct&l 't.~lct~O. %.,'tJli~*,,lilJL/,~ (;tL , ";~i:;i~.~!~ii:~:~i~!:" lee or hardly any at i~ll i handle distributmn of them. [types of soft drink vending ma~[Dime-Nareo specfflcmlly to take [for it A survey is to be mude to] ...... e....~, ..... ~... _, ........ J JII|U~ |II~|||VVU| II#V~| i:~ ;~ taste calls for some, Comlnmt Unit [ ehfft{~s for, h.tmdlmg pre-~oled I title to Vmtor Prodmcts.Plant No. J determine the amount of inter-| tends a most cordiM welcom* t6/, ~ t m " t ty cold-iced cold ur~;~ ....... ...... h t, ; I t)everages. J~ut m]s is tEe zirstI ~ ann me storage tacnlues lOCi, est for the course Sunerintendent/o]] ,,;~;,,,~ ~,,a ..... tall,, t~ll ~| |~ |~1~ |~n [! ~i~::