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The r~an with NEW IDEAS FOR A NEW ERA ?' ...... .... ........... ~" ,i,, ii~hr, i~ ~ II IIII I A MEMBER ACROSS FROM THE COURT HOUSE Community Cornerstone Since FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE 0fl LOCAL AND PERSONAL A( TIVITIES IN . . . By Mrs G. E. Webb Telephone 2492 Class Is F, ntertaincd that we have ew r seen. Spoutings The Pollyanna (;lass of the Bol- have been torn from homes and ivar Methodist Sunday School buildings, one porch roof collap- were delightfully entertained on st, d, tearing down electric wiring last Tuesday evening at tl,e home and a meter and the roof on sev of Mr. and Mrs. Edward tt. Gar- eral buildings has been found sag len with the regular monthly ging. The snow entirely Covers fences around many yards and is meeting and a Valentine parly cm~d~ined. Thirty-three members as deep as any older residents of the class including a few vis- can remember. The writer has liv itors were present. The (lining ed in Bolivar for 41 years but has roi]l and tables were decorated never seen the snow as deep as m valentine colors, white andat "the present time. We have red. Refreshments consisted of been looking at snow now since cake, ice cream, mints and nuts. before the middle of December Assistants to the hostess were and have experienced much more Mrs. C. E. Garten and Mrs. Fred zero weather then ever before. Rowland. The group presented Mr Eggborn Promoted Mr. and Mrs. C, arten with a beau- ,Jacob S. Eggborn of Bolivar, W. tiful bed spread as a house warm Va. employee of Potomac Light ing gift. They have lived in their and Power Company has been new home f(;r about a y\~ar, named ctlief meterman for the Along with many hazards brou-Electric Company in Charles gh~ by the past snows, it also pro- Town according to an announce- ~ided beauty and pleasure. Rev. ment by the Manager. Mr. Egg- Alfred Collins served a complete born succeeds Clyde L. Strite who vdlage out of snow in his front recently was promoted to the yard which atracted much atten- managership at the Strasburg of tion and picture taking. The vii- rice in Va. Mr. Eggborn has been lage ineluded a Church youth cen with the electric company and its ter stores and houses, predecessor for nearly 34 years The local schools were closedall of which has been spent in the all of last week due to the deep meter organization. He was first snow. Many students were unable employed by the predecessor Vir- to get to Shepherd College. Doe- ginia Public Service Company in tors were unable to get to pa- 1927 as a meter tester. In 1930 tients and in some places in the he was employed in a similar ca- area, patients had to be carried paeity by the Harpers Ferry for a long, distance to an ambul- Light and Power Company. Later ance in order to get to a hospit- he served as meter tester in al. Among them was Mrs. Geor-Brunswick and in Frederick, Md. gin King of near itarpers Ferry He moved to Bolivar in 1945 and who had to be carried some 600 began work as meterman in Char feet to a conveyance to take her les Town and transferred to Mar- to Charles Town General tIospit- tinsburg in 1955 in a similar ea- al. pacify. As chief meterman for the Death of Mr. Hardy district he will supervise the met- Thomas James aHrdy, 64 of er operations of Potoma~c Light Millville died Thursday afternoon and Power Cm~pany in the Mar- in Charles Town General Hospital tinsburg, Charles Town and Shep where he had been a patient for herdstown area He is a native of 16 days. He was entployed at war Culpeper, Va. but has lived in chman by Jones and Laughlin Bolivar for a number of years Steel Corp at their plant in Mill- tits wife is the former Miss Hazel ville. A native and life long res- Frye of Bolivar, a daughter of the ident of Jefferson County he was late Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Frye. born on Dec. 15. 1907. a son Of the Birth of Daughter late Mrs. Cassie Thompson. Sur- Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Dailey Jr. o~ vivors are four children-Betty L. ttarpers Ferry announce the bit Nettle M. and Wayne Hardy andth of an eight and a half poun( 1871 Mrs. Jean Ashbaugh all of Mill- daughter born in Charles Tow~ ville: two half sisters. Mrs. Elsie General Hospital on Thursday CORPORATION Painter and Mrs. Nellie Blosser Feb. 9. This is the second chil( of Ranson and Rippon respective- in the family the other a 2 year ly and a half-brother Franklin old son. Thompson of Charles Town. TheThe annual Sweetheart Dance , body rested at the Eackles Funer- will be held at the Harpers Ferr~ || m, , al Chapel of Bolivar-Harpers Fer High School on Friday, Februar: ry, until Sunday when the funer- 17 from 8 until 11:00 o'clock P al was held from the Penticostal M. Semi-formal and 50 cents pe] The court set a hearing down Church at Millville with the Rev. for next Tuesday, February 14, B. C. Fields and the Rev. Ray- on the factual matters contained mond Jones officiating. Burial m the affidavit, was made in Murrell ttill Ceme- e While these legal arguments tery near ltarpers F(rry. were going on a woman identified Miss Emma Buckner. aged res- as Helen Lee Siverly, of Ranson. ident of Bolivar is very much in- There was some small excite- Harpers Ferry. The complaint was sitting in the court room. She disposed at her home. ment in the Circuit Court of Jef- charged that on the night of Dec- had previously filed a complaint There will be a meeting of the ferson County last Friday, Febru- ember 19 Ballenger took $57 in of having been robbed on the Harpers Ferry Area Foundation ary 3, when a man was seeking a currency from Mrs Cook by for- night of December 18, one night on Monday evening, Feb. 20 be- new trial from a jury verdict of ce. before the alleged incident in ginning at 7:30 o'clockat the guilty of robbery was arrested on On Friday of last week Ballen- Harpers Ferry involving Mrs. Woman's Club tIouse. This will another charge of robbery Short- ger appeared in court and asked Cook. be an important meeting and it is tidaL the verdict be set aside and that he be awarded a new trial. tie offered affidavits in support of his claim that he had uncover- ed additional evidence which would establish his innocence. ly after he left .the court room. Earlier last week a jury found Paul Balletlger guilty of a charge of robbery which had been filed against him on the basis of a corn plaint made by Hazel Cook of ::~ ...... ::::' ...:;;~:, e- our busin is Heat s Aalists--that's us. We are equipped and trained to provide the best possible serv- ice to our customers and to our community. Keeping your home comfortably warm is a personal matter with us That's why we're glad we can offer you Atlantic's famous triple- refined heating oil, the cleanest-burning fuel you can buy. To arrange for service that you can count on--no matter when you need it--just write or call us today. ROBERT M. SMITH DISTRIBUTOR Charles Town, W. Va. 2"he Silverly woman promptly identified Ballenger as the man who had stolen a pocketbook from her on the night of Decem- ber 18. He was promptly taken into custody on the new charge. ,The quotations of the Blue Rid ge Livestock Sales at Charles Town, W. Va. Monday, Feb. 13, 1961. Receipts of hogs and calves heavy with a good demand for all ~t hoped that there will be a good attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Ned Winters and daughter Joanie visited Mrs. Win- ters parents in Martinsburg Satur day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Oden and daughter, Carolyn, Miss Nancy Clevenger and Mrs. L. O. Itollis of Bolivar and Mr. George Kid- wiler of Bakerton attended the Ice Capades at Uline Arena in Washington, D. C, on Saturday. Mothers March $72.81 The Mothers March of Dimes netted $72.81 in Bolivar and $53.- 40 in Harpers Ferry making a to tal of $126.21 fronl the twin- towns. Mrs. L. O. Hollis, captain of Bolivar and Mrs. William Har- ris, captain of Harpers Ferry wish to thank all of those who helped with the work and all of those who contributed. Mrs. L. R. Franklin of 'Colonial classes on sale. Beach, Va, is visiting her daugh- Feature of sale was prime veal ter Mrs. Reid L. Geronimo. top $41.50; cows and hogs active. Glen Eackles of Front Royal, Choice butcher steers none; Va. is spending several days with good'butcher steers 23.00 to 25.- his grandmother Mrs. Jessie Eack 00; plain to medium steers 16.00 les. ~ to 22.00; choice butcher heifers [ Charge Lenten Service is begin- none; good butcher heifers 22.00 ning this week on Wednesday to 24.80; plain to medium heifers night at 7:30 o'clock at the Boli- 13.00 to 22.00; good bulls 19.00 to var charge. Services will be held 21.00; plain to medium bulls 15.00 'each Wednesday evening during to 19.00; commercial cows 16.50 Lent. On Sunday night Dr. Wood to 17.50; utility cows 15.00 to 16.- 50; canners and cutters 15.00 down; cows by the head up to 210.00; stocker and feeder steers up to 25.10; stock heifers and bulls by the head up to 160.00; Choice to prime calves 37.00 to 41.50; good bucher calves 30.00 to 36.00; medium butcher calves 25.- 00 to 30.00; thin calves 24.00 down heavy calves 18.00 to 30.00; Lambs good 18.00 to 19.40; lambs reed. 15.00 to 17.50; lambs plain 14.00 down; butcher ewes 5.00 to 7.00; stock ewes per head none; Good butcher hogs 18.75 to 19- / ' 35; medmm butcher hogs 17.00 to 18.50; heavy butcher hogs 16.00 to 18.25; butcher sows 13.00 to 17.00; heavy feeders and light butcher hogs 15.00 to 19.00; shoats per hundred 20.25 down; pigs per head 9.00 down; heavy boars 11.00 to 12.00; stags none; sows and pigs none; stock boars 12.00 to 20.00. Miscellaneous Sales start 11:00 A. M..Livestoek Sales 1:30 P. M. Each Monday. of Baltimore, Md. was speaker of the evening. Death of Eugene Beuter Mr, Eugene Beuter. 85, died suddenly at an early hour on Thursday morning at the home of Mrs. Thomas Cauffman of Har- pers Ferry where he had lived for 23 years He had not been en- tirely well for about two weeks but had not been bed fast and his condition was not thought to be serious. A son of the late Augus- ta and Emma Louise Rau Beaut- er, he was born in Wheeling, W. Va. but spent most of his life in the Harpers Ferry-Bolivar area. Survivors are heroes and nephews and a sister-in-law Mrs. Marie Beauter who resides in Wheeling. The body rested at the Dailey Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry un til Saturday morning when the funeral was held from there at 10:30 o'clock. Burial was made in Fairview Cemetery, Bolivar with lhe Rev. John Wright of the Camp Hill Hethodist Church offie taring. .,,,,arid lhe Senior Class are sponsoring the affair. A King and Queen will t,, crowned and all past gra(h/al- (,~ of the school are invited. Mrs. Rena Marshall, Miss Katherine Bierly New County DPA Workers The Jefferson County Council Department of Public Assistance welcomed Mr. Charles. Whitting- ton, newly elected' president of the County Court, as ex officio member for the coming year. Mr. Whittington replaces Mr. James Milton on the Jefferson County Council. Mrs. Rena Marshall and Miss Katherine Bierly, newly appoint- ed county workers, were also in troduced to members of the County Council. A report on the progress of the. new medical assistance to the aged program was made. Thirty one cases have ben accepted for services under this new state pro gram in Jefferson County. Elig- ibility requirements for medical assistance to the aged were dis- cussed by members of the coun- cil. 6--B THURSDAY, FEBRUARY A report was made on an ap- peal case, in which the county council was upheld. Several individual cases were discussed and the council mem- bers examined all cases receiving services in December and Jan- uary. Members of the Council re- viewed the county budget which indicated the county is operating within its monthly allocation. New merit system registers were requested before appoint- ments are made for xisting vacan. cies. Members present included Mr. E. L. McDonald, Jr., chairman; Mrs. C. Manning Smith, Mr. J. Blackwell Davis, Mrs. Russell White, Mr. Charles Whittington, Mrs. Ollie L. Tolbert, Acting County director, Mrs. Rena Mar- shall, Visitor II, and Mr. H. Ward Nicklin, District Administrator. All political activity is banned in Nepal. France and rebels still split on means to end war. U.S. scientists find Soviet hopeful on arms talk. , GO TO CHURCH CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. SMART SHOPPERS:- " CLOTHE YOUR FAMILIES--DRESS YOUR HOME--SHOP THE ENTIRE STORE! N UP 133 PAIRS 89 PAIRS AT - " 23 PAIRS AT 21 PAIRS AT - PLUS 33 PAIRS CHILDRENS AT $1.00 $2.00 $3.00 WINTER $ I 14 WOMENS WINTER 7 A'LLEGRO SHORT FURS - $ Princeton Mills Fake Fur Black and Brown. Sizes 8 to 14. 7 AUSTELLE WOOL LONG COATS - $ Wyandotte Mills - Mili Young Gentry Styling 10 MENS CORDUROY TV Radio - Television - Hi Fi Stereo 4 WAYS TO $15.00 -- 3-PIECE--:COAT, VEST, PANTS Regular Sizes 38 - 39 - 40 Long Sizes 37 - 38 . 40 BUY AT PENNEYS :--- CASH, LAYAWAY. CHARGE, MEN'S T- SHIRTS 2 for $1.00 Combed Cotton---34 to 44 JUNIOR BOYS BOXER JEANS 2 for $1.00 Sizes 2to 8 BLUE and CHARCOAL SPORT DENIM BOY'S 13 A OUNCE DENIM JEANS $1.00 Sizes 4 to 12 PENNEY'S BRENTWOOD COTTON DRESS EVENT CONTINUES THROUGH THIS WEEK- END! 5 0 0 COTTON DRESSES ALL NEW! ALL SPRINGY 2 for $5.00 $3.98 and $5.95 Junior Petites - Juniors Misses and Half Sizes Radios, Television, Appliances West Washington Streel Charles Town, W. Va. DRIwP O M E N S DRY COTTO FULL SLIPS $1.00 32 to 42 WITH SHADOW Tspered Legsw-Blue and NORMAN E. KISNER B,+~ stripes GIRL'S RAYON COTTON .. BRIEF PANTIE 4 Pairs $1.00 Sizes 4 to 16 Colors---White and GIRL'S KNIT POLO SHIRTS 77c 3 to 6x---7 to 14 Assorted Collar Combed Cotton--Short Fashion Buying Offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, GIRL'S INSURANCE AGENCY SPECIAL PURCHASE Office City Building MENS LONG SLEEVE PENNEY'S Telephone 552 SPORT SHIRTS NEVER BUT NEVER Charles Town, W. Va. $2,00 SELL SECONDS Most With 2 Pockets ~ ~ Towncraft Quality. OR IRREGULARS lYiAI'NONWID ALL REMAINING oR oTHER BELOW STAN- l~ ~ MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY | DARD MERCHANDISE. ,,~--...~., MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPAN~ | INFANTS AND i''''*" LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY | Horn, Co o u;. Ohio TODDLE RS (QUESTION) "What Is A Second?" W I N T E R (ANSWER) PLAYWEAR A Second Is A Sub Standard DO IT WITH OF ~ALTIMOR~ Lot of Merchandise Tb.~t Has: R E D U U E D Holes, Misweaves, Unmatched Patterns, Dye Spots, Missed 88c to $1.44 SeamSFaults. and Other Vndestra, ble SPRING 3 to 6x 7 to 14 - WOME S COTTON S [] ALL N $2.88 B EW--22 to 30 RIGHT PATTERNS SWEATE Cardigans - $3. Slipovers - FULL FASHIONED Foreign Buying Offices in London, Paris, Rome, Frankfort Tokyo! ALL REMAINING WINTER MERCHANDISE Greatly Reduced MENS, WOMENS, BOYS, GIRLS, AND PIECE GOODS 1 RACK WOMENS ODDS & ENDS OF APPAREL REDUCED DRESSES - JACKETS BLOUSES SKIRTS JUST RECEIVED NE'W SPRING PIECE GOODS T.ILL BOLTS--NOT ODDS ~ND ENDS AND SHORT LENGTHS At 39c Yard NEW RONDO DE LUXE At 49c Yard ~EEDYE 'I~ THREAD BROAD- CREPE SLEEPwEAR PRINTS At 5,9c Yard BRIGHT CHAMBRAYS SPORT DENIMS COMBED BATISTE NUBBY SHEERS At 79c Yard Pongee Prints Tufted Nylon Sheers --BUY IT AT-- VALLEY HARDWARE CO. WOMEN S BULK S W E A T E R S Annual Spring Feeder and Grass Cattle Sale Friday, April 7th. Heavy Snow Damage Quite a bit of damage has been done in Bolivar due to the very heavy snow and the large icicles PHONE 278 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. $3.88 ACRYLIC ORLON BOY S WINTER $3.00 to $6.00 BROKEN SPRING $4.44 Sizes 30 to 44 SPECIAL PURCHA~ STORE HOURS:--Mon.:- Tues.- Thurs. 9 to 5---Wed. 9 to 12--Fri.- Sat. 9 to