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February 19, 1959

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Will Join With Junior Club In Heart Sunday Canvass 22 :has officially by Charles Carsol] as in Charles ctensive house- done in both in the evening, and Mrs. CO-chairmen of ve in Jefferson that residents of the county contribute ,to by mailing in :is Year the Charles is serving as a and persons lal]y and wish may donations to Charles Town Mrs. Perry or Heart Sunday Town and the Charles with mere s Club solicitations and Ran- Marine Pfc. Justin Boyd is Presented Medal For His Outstanding Marksmanship The Key Clu'b, a junior group sponsored by the Charles Town Kiwanis Club, has agreed to take on the job of soliciting ]~anson, a chore which in the past several years has been handled by mem- bers ol the Jefferson County Jun- ior Chamber of Commerce and Jay ceeettes. The Jaycees will be at,- tending a Regional Jaycee meeting Sunday however, and thus will not be able to participate in this work. In other sections of the eoun'ty the following persons have the role of captains to head up ,~olJci- ration work; Mrs. F. T. Whirring- ! ton, Halltown; Mrs. Margaret Hooe, Millville; Mrs Grover Dun lap, Middleway; Mrs. C. W. Cava- lier and Mrs. A. Loccina of Har- pers Ferry and Bolivar. Mesdames Perry and tangler said this week they hope every Jefferson countian will give full cooperation and support Sunday not only to those doing the can- vassing, but also contribute gener- ously to the cause. .While the entire month of Feb- ruary has been set aside as Heart Pund month, the,real push to put Leavitt Is Honored At Farewell Party By Wheeling Group intendent Mike Sampson, Clerk of SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE Scales Milten Efthemes, Mainten- THURSI)AY, I"EBRUARY 19, 1959 SECTION C once Manager Chester Bennett, Comptroller /-,ester Wollenweber, Starter Clarence Mackey and Pub licity irector Pete Bo,amy Unusual Presentation Tickets On Sale For Business and newsmen in at- tendan e were ordyce. odi Pla ned By Shepherd BI Ridge Playe tor of the Martins Ferry Times- fl ue rs One of the final acts of Robert Leader: Charles Cronin, manager G. Leavitt former general manager of the McLure Hotel; Jack Sch- Band For March 5 Production Feb 27 28 of Wheeling Downs race ,track be- wartz, manager of Rivlin's Sports " :fore he left there to come to Char Shop; Charles Slieme, business- les Town and take over as general man and James O. McClure, vice An unusual and interesting ores Tickets for the Blue Ridge Play manager of the newly constructed chairman of the State Racing Corn entat, ion is planned by the Shep- ers production of "Visit to a Small Shenandoah Downs at Charles mission, herd College Band for its next for Planet" went on sale February 13. Town, was to be guest of honor At the conclusion of :the farewell real concert on March 5. The perReserved seats at $1.50 per ticket, at a big farewell party given in speeches Pete Bonamy was called ennial favorite, Pictures at an Ex- may be purchased at White's Phar his honor by Morris Rivlin, prom upon to present Bob Leavitt with hibition, will be one of the featur- macy in Berryville and at Oard inen,t owner of the Hickory House a handsome, three-piece set of air ed works, inez"s in Boyce. General admission in Wheeling. Refreshments were plane luggage on behalf of the Miss Virginia Franzen, violinisttickets at $1.00 each, may be ptu'- served at the care, followed by a banquet which fearured the Hick guests attending the affair,will be accompanied by the band chased at White's Oardiner's and Dry House's famous prime ribs of Leavi.tt, the final speaker, thank as she plays Corelli's LaFolia. One also at the Shenval Music Store in beef. ed everyone for the fine going a- of the earliest original band works Winchester. Following the dinner Maurice way present and stressed the fact The Royal Fireworks Music by The performances will be held that he had never before had the Handel, and one of the latest orig on P~day and Saturday evenings Brown, director of admissions at pleasure of working with such el- inal band works Psalm for Band February 27 and 28 at 8:15 p m. Wheeling Downs and acting toast ficient and capable men as ,those by Persichetti, will complete the in the Clarke County High School master, opened ,the ceremonies he was leaving behind at Wheel- program, auditorium. The net proceeds of ing Downs. The public is invited to attend the play will be given to the Re- Following the dinner an infor- this concert, habilitation Center in Winchester. This amusing comedy was on mal gathering was held at an of Charles Town who is assoc-IBroadway last year and concerns open-house party at Pete Bon- amy's suite in the Windsor Hotel. iated with Shenandoah Downs in I the reactions of a visitor from out- Mr. Leavitt was also an honor- an executive capacity and Harry I er space to~ the happenings in our ed guest at the big testimonial din Barrentine who is now acting as I everyday world. ner staged by the Dapper Dan construction superintendent for] Club in Pittsburgh, Pa. Saturdaythe new track a~so present a,t both | Drive C,~REFULLY. The LIFN heads present were Track Super- night, Feb. 7, with Steve Clopper affairs. IYOU $&ve M~v Be YOUR OWN, i/ IN THE INTEREST OF THE FUND CAMPAIGN BY I trles Town, W. Va.. PHONE 162 .... WE DELIVER ---- CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. )IL,