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February 17, 1966     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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Miss Faye Crawford Engaged To Mr. D'Anoelo MISS FAYE CRAWFORD Mrs. Daniel L. Crawford of Hall town, West Virginia announces the engagement of her daughter, noon. The Knott Nursing Home cele- brated Valentine Day with a dinner and all the trimmings. The home wishes to thank the American Red Cross, Mrs. Harry Strouse, Girl Scout troop 449, and their leader Ann J. Tabb for remembering the home on Valen- tine Day. Miss Sondi Gilden and Mr. Cal- vin P. Fleming, Jr., Arlington, Va., spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin P. Fleming, Sr. Sunday visitors with the Slush- ers and Wilsons, near Leetown, were Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Bohrer, Big Pool, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Mar- shall Wilson, Jr. and son Kevin, near town, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bohr- er, Inwood, W. Va. and Mr. Ern. est Slusher, Jr, Leetown. Mrs. Lena Ambrose, correspon- dent for Engle news, returned to her home after spending about one week in the Charles Town General Hospital. She hopes to be able to write her news next week. A birthday party was given Sun day, February 13, in honor of Mrs. Harve Kidwiler by her child ren at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Allen, 10th Avenue. Faye Loudelle to Charles Will. Those attending were Mrs. Stro- Jam D'Angelo, son of Mr. and ther Morrison and son, Mr. and Mrs. Charles D'Angelo of Mill- ville. Miss Crawford is a graduate of Harpers Ferry High SchooI and is presently employed by the Hall town Paper Board Company. Mr. D'Angelo is also a graduate of Harpers Ferry High School and was employed by Standard Lime and Cement Company until recently when he was inducted into the armed services. No wedding date has been set. Ill II I I t I i li Mrs. C. F. Wall, 2nd., entertain- ed the nursing staff of the Knott Nursing Home at a Valentines Dinner party at her home on Mt. Parvo Avenue on February 14th, The table and house was decorat- ed in keeping the valentine theme A delicious turkey dinner was served. The evening was spent playing bingo. Heart ice cream with coffee was served at a later : ~hour. Mrs. Kenna Travell won the door prize a valentine box of candy. Mrs. Charles Webb, Alexandria Virginia visited her sister, Mrs. Berkeley Custer, Saturday after- Mrs. Bert Loudan, Bakerton, Nan cy Dillow, Millville, Mr. and Mrs. David Allen and daughter, Boons bore, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webb and family, Alexandria, Mr. and Mrs. Berkeley Custer and For Month Of FEBRUARY I Mrs. Resh Is the former Miss Helen Caroline P]otner. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. C. Perry have returned to their home "tIill Farm" after spending one month in Hollywood, Florida. They also spent one week with Mrs. Perry's brother-in-law and sister, Col. and Mrs. Amorose, in Atlanta, Ga. Miss Katherine Wilt Betty Crocker Homemaker At Harpers Ferry High daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. Will-I MISS KATHERINE A. WILT ard Allen and family. Refresh-,I ments consisting of chicken saladMiss Katherine A. Wilt, daughter and country ham sandwiches pot- of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton W. Wilt ato and Jello salad, potato chips of Harpers Ferry, has been nuts, mints, cake and punch were named Harpers Ferry High served. The honored guest re- School's 1966 Betty Crocker ceived many nice and useful gifts. Mrs. Frances Warden mother of Dr. W. P. Warden celebrated her birthday at the Knott Nur- sing Home. Refreshments consist; ing of a birthday cake, punch, and homemade candies were serv- ed to all the guests at the home Mr. and Mrs. Millard F. Lewis Lanham, Md., spent Wednesday in Charles Town visiting friends and relatives. Kevin Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Wilson, Jr., near town entered Kings Daughter's Hospital, Sunday night where he under went surgery Monday morn ing. Miss Nancy Miller, who is era. ployed in Washington, D. C, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy H. Miller at their home, Jefferson Avenue. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Roy Resh, Summit Point, on Feb- ruary 13, in the Winchester Mem- orial Hospital, a girl, Laura May. 8.50 -- 7.50 . Make Your Appointment Today. HILL- DALF BEAUTY I;ALON HILL- DALE SHOPPING CENTER Dial 725-9221 - Charles Town, W. Va. ALWAYS PLENTY OF F,R-E-E PARKING II[lll I IIII II I I II IIII II III II ] Hill I I ~ ~1 ---.AT .... OF TOWN & COUNTRY CLOTHIERS FEB UA]{Y 18 -- 19 -- 21 -- 22 VILLAGER - TANNERS - SHAPLEY . HADLEY GOR N FORD - VILLAGER - HADLEY VILLAGER - HADLEY . SHAPLEY BARGAIN TABLE - Blouses- Sweaters ONE AT REGULAR PRICE -- 2nd FOR $1.00 ALL WEATHER COATS--40% OFF VILLAGER -- ROYAL CLIPPERS WINTER COATS NIT COATS 30% OFF SKIRTS- 30% OFF SLACKS W. WASH, ST, -- CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Homemaker of ,Tomorrow. She scored highest in a written home- making exam given to senior girls, and she is now eligible for state and national honors. Kath- erine has already earned a special award pin from the program's sponsor, General Mills. J Ernest Houser Is Re.Elected Head County Firemen ERNEST HOUSER Election of officers for 1966 featured the regular meeting of the Jefferson County Volunteer Firemen's Association, held Tues- day evening at the Friendship Fire Hall in Harpers Ferry, with Ernest Houser, Jr., an official of the Charles Town Independent Fire Company, being re-elected as president for a second year. Other officers named were: Merle Goode, an official of the Charles Town Citizen's Fire Com- pany, was re-elected vice-presi- dent; A. O. "Mike" Pittinger, of the Charles Town Citizen s Fire Company, secretary; and Elmo Unger, of the Charles Town In- dependent Company as treasurer. Following the election repre- sentatives of the four fire com- panies of the county which make up the organization, discussed a number of matters pertaining to the county-wide organization in the field of fire-fighting. Membership Dance Friday Night, Feb. 18 MissSusl With Mr. MR. AND MRS. MARSHALL L. CLOWSER Charm and dignity marked the biege crepe lousse sheath witll impressive and lovely church a jacket and her accessories were rites Saturday, Feb. 5, when Miss biege. She also wore a green Susan Virginia Sinn, daughter of orchid. Mr. and Mrs. Threll W. Sinn, of The groom's attendants were: 704 South Samuel street, Charles Mr. Terry Brant as best man and Town, became the bride of Mr. Mr. Bobby Brant and Mr. Eric Marshall L. Clowser, son of Mr. Fortney, as ushers. All are from and Mrs. Kenneth Clowser, 1305 Martinsburg. West Race street, Martinsburg. I Following the ceremony, a re- The double ring ceremony was ception was held at the Knights solemnized in St. Joseph's Cath- of Columbus Hall in Martinsburg. olic Church in Martinsburg at 2 Decorations were in pink and p. m. by the Rev. John Kain be- white colors on the bride's table. fore an altar decorated with The wedding cake was baked by potted palms and vases of pink Mrs. Joseph Biller of Martins. and white chrysanthemums. Prior to the ceremony Mrs. Mary Ann Morgan of Shepherds- town, played the processional "Marche Religieuse" by Jongen and the Recessional "Trumpet Tune," by Purcell, preceding the Chorales by J. S. Bach. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore lustre of blos- som brocaed, the choice of Miss Sinn. Fashioned with oval dec- ollotage and long sleeves terrain- burg. Assistants for the reception were: Mrs. Clara Pierce, at the punch bowl; Miss Sandra Sinn, of Baltimore, Md., a cousin of the bride, serving cake; and Mrs. Terry Brant, Martinsburg, was at the guest book. Following the ceremony the couple motored to the Pocono !Mountains in Pennsylvania for a honeymoon. ! For traveling the bride wore blue and green silk sheath with Junior Woman's Club To" Sponsor Dance At Shen. Downs Feb. 26 Members of the Charles Town Junior Woman's Club have ann- ounced plans for staging a "Win- ter Wonderland," at Shenandoah Downs race track, Saturday, Feb. 26. Music for dancing from 9 until 1 will be provided by Galen Stru- nce, an eight-piece orchestra. Ad- mission will be $4 per couple, wi~h tickets available from any metnber of the Junior Woman's Club, or at the door the night of the dance. Children's Story Hour Operating At Charles Town Library A Children's Story Hour has been organized at Charles Town Public Library for ages five thru nine years and meets each Satur- day morning from 10:00 to 10:30. At the present time two age groups, 5-7 years and 8-9 years are meeting on alternate Satur- days. All interested children are in- vited to attend one of the follow- ing age group schedules. Feb. 19 - Age 5-7 Group; Feb. 26 - Age 8-9 Group; Mar. 5 - Age 5-7 Group. Those serving on the committ- ee with Mrs. Linden J. Bush as chairman are Mrs. Allen Marshall Mrs. Richard White and Mrs. Clark Furr. Sp-4c V/ayne Whittington How Serving In Korea; ExpeCted Home In July ating in delicate wrist points, her black accessories and royal blue gown featured a fitted bodice poodlehair coat. WAYNE WHITTINGTON from deft pleating opened the The couple are residing at pres- Specialist Fourth Class Wayne skirt to a gently belled silhouette ent at 1305 West Race street in D. Whittington, son of Mr. and with charming bustle back and Martinsburg. brush train. A dainty headpiece1 The bride, a 1963 graduate of Mrs. Harvey E. Whittington, of silk petals with pearl edging~ Charles Town High School, at- 511 West John street, Martins. and crystal accents held her airy tended West Virginia University burg, is now serving with the veil of silk illusion, and she car- and Shepherd College. And prior Army in Seoul, Korea. A graduate of Martinsburg ried a colonial bouquet of white to the wedding she had been era- High School the class of 1964, roses. She also wore a single ployed at the Charles Town Photo' strand of pearls, a gift of the and Gift Shoppe. Whittington enlisted in the Army groom. Miss Nancy Blue of Shenan:1 The groom was graduated from in June 1964 and he was sent to Korea in May 1965 for a tour of Mt. St. Joseph's in Baltimore, 13 months there. He is expected doah Junction, the maid of honor, Md., in 1960, and attended West wore a stunning pink taffeta Virginia University. He is era-to come home on leave sometime rounded at the neckline with half ployed in the medical dispensary in July. He is the fiancee of Miss Carole Ann Slonaker, 1511 Lee sleeves and long full skirt of pet- at the Air National Guard in Place, Martinsburg. His address ailed tiers. She completed this Martinsburg. is Sp/4C Wayne Whittington, R. picture with a matching head Out-of-town guests at the wed- A. 13825750 H. H. D. 65 Med. bow with snood veil and her ding came from New York, Mary- Group A. 1b. O. San Francisco, bouquet wos pink carnations in land, Delaware and Virginia. 96301. colonial fashion, t Mr. and Mrs. Clowner will re- ' The bride's mother wore a roy- side in Martinsburg until early al blue jersey sheath with match. April, then they will leave-for ing hat and black accessories. Her Sacramento, Calif., where Mr. corsage was a pink orchid. Clowser will be in training as a The groom's mother wore a navigator in the Air Guard. ~E~m~s~W Mrs. Harry Shirley Mrs. John Pestun has been ab- sent from her duties as teacher i ........ at the Charles Town Junior High . Tnere Wlll be a memDersnip School this week due to sickness. oance at the Jefferson County] Mr and Mrs Edwin Jurek and Youth Center, Inc., Friday night, J two children attended the dinner given on Sunday by Miss Peggy Wilson and assisted by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kisner observing: the 23rd wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Wilson. This was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kisner. Extends Sympathy Our deepest sympathy is extend ed to the relatives of Mrs. Cole. man Lyne who passed away in a i nursing home near Winchester. Feb. 18 from 8:30 until 11:30 p. m. ,. it was announced today by Mrs. Leeds K. Riely, president of the Youth Center. Mrs. Riely said music would be provided by "Mod and the Rock- ers," who will be offering the "thin new sound." PaO~m ~ IOR HItTINg ICl & SNOW IL'ICTIIC Valley Hardware Co. West Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE 725-5113 i i H,,Hll Services were held in the Grace Episcopal Church with burial in the Masonic Cemetery. Those relatives and friends from out of town attending her funeral were; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sardono, Mrs. Randolph Barnes of Annondale, Va., Miss Sally Quimby, Washington, D. C., Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Roberts, Arling- ton, Va. A number of friends from Berryville, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Frye and daughter, Judy, accompanied by Mrs. Joe Barnes and Mrs. Cath- erine Cross were visitors on Sun day. afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Lee Anderson at Gearldstown. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn," Jr. entertained on Saturday night with a birthday party honoring the second birthday of their son Victor, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn, Sr. and family were among those present. David Liskey returned to school on Tuesday having been sick at his home last week with the flu. Mrs. Eddie Cape along with Mrs. Edwin Jurek and Mrs. Harry Shirley attended a demonstration on the Antiquiring of Polyethe- lene Flowers given by Mrs. Mar- ion Myers at the home of Mrs. Norman Kisner on Monday night This proved very interesting. Miss Susan Athey is spending a few days with her grandmother Mrs. Irvin Athey on the Martins- burg Pike. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Pierce enter tained with a family dinner on Sunday in honor of Arnie Darley their nephew, who left for induct ion into the armed services on Monday. Visitors on Sunday with Mr: and Mrs. H~rry Shirley and fam- ily were Mrs. Edith Jones and son Gary, Mr. William Smearman of Martinsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Cha rles Jones. Death of Mr. Winkler Our village was saddenned by the sudden death of Mr. Taylor Winkler. He was the brother-in- law of Mr. Earl Smith, who runs the .store at Middleway. , Miss Judy Shirley is spending this week with her grandmother Mrs. Julia Viands, at Mechanics. town. Sunday afternoon visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Dunn and family were Tommy Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Max Dunn and son. Attend Church Sunday (4 Worth $42.50 Each) AS DOOR PRIZES On Our 32nd Anniversary FEI U RY 22 d, 1966 Drawing Open To Adults Only - (18 Yr. or Over) Sign Up Now - Until 4 P. M. on Feb. 22nd. 121 N. Charles St. -- Charles Town, W. Va. Phone 725-5712 - Tom Lennon, Owner P. S. - There's A Big Sale of Wallpaper Going on, Too. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1966 Clubs Makin( Meetin( At White Sulphur Members of the Garden Clubs events. making up the Shenandoah-Poto-I The baskets were donated mac District are busy with pre- Shenandoah Downs, of liminary plans for the 36th an- Town, and the women are nual meeting of the West Vir- ginia Garden Club, Inc., March 27-28-29 at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs. The Shenandoah-Potomac District will serve as the hostess group, with Mrs. William P Cain, Charles Town, general cllairman. Mrs. C. Manning Smith, of Charles Town, is the president of the state organization and Mrs. Louise Dutrow Ramey, also of Charles Town, is the publicity chairman, grass, vice-pres., Mrs. Straw tote baskets, 330 of them Sites, Mrs. Alan A. Ogden, are being decorated by the 10 Kenneth R. Eckrote, and clubs in the district, in workshops Phillip P. Cox. set up for that purpose. These Make your reservations will be given as favors to mem-,to the GreenlJrier, and your bers, attending the convention, istration to the ing use of their talents and inality in decorating them. A typical scene is shown in ! above picture. Mrs. Maurice Vaughan, president of the Mar Garden Club of displays a basket she has ated and explains the to several members of the as plans get underway for a shop. Shown are (left to right). Vaughan, Mrs. Frank M. to carry books, papers, gifts, all Mrs. Richard Hart, treasurer, the "loot" one collects at such j47, Charles Town W..Va. Cflizen's Auxiliary Has Business Meeting The regular monthly meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Citizen's Fire Company was held Tuesday February 15th. The regular meeting night which is the first Tuesday of each month, was called off due to bad weather. The meeting was opened by Scripture reading by Mrs. Hattie Campbell followed by the group in unison the Lord's Prayer, and a salute to the American Flag. The Closing Prayer was by Mrs. Hattie Campbell. A total of 16 members were present. Refreshments were serv- ed by Mrs. Dorothy Ramsburg and Mrs. Frances Shenk. GO TOCHURCH To Observe Communion Ash Wednesday At Methodist Church Sunday, February 20 at o'clock service at Asbury odist Church, corner of N. tes and North Street, the Lee Williams will use "A In Egypt" for his sermon The Scripture will be taken Genesis 50: 15-26. A Church School is held at m. with classes for all ages. Ash Wednesday, a Prayer Vigil will be the church Sanctuary from m. until 7 p. m. At 8 p. m., Communion will be ' invite you to come and Go To Church Shown above is Bill Zombro, member of the staff Feagan's Jewelry Store, presenting Clara Pierce with Lady's $72 Ha nilton Watch, which she won on Feb. LOOK ---AT--- THESE VALUES FEB. 18-19 GRAB BAG SALE EACH WORTH $1.00 TO $20.00 (WHILE THEY LAST) ON FEB. 22- GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY There Will Be A DIAMOND Worth $100 OPEN 9 A. M. TO 9 P. M. FRIDAY, SATURDAY Central Charge And Other Easy Credit Telzns 230 MAIN STREET -- PHONE 725-7411 Bill T. Feagans, Proprietor CHARLES TOWN, W. VA.