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Ash To Halt Transfer For money was cut off after a reeval- uation of the state's educational program was made in the wake of the Supreme Court decision. The College ceased operations in September 1955 as an indirect re- sult of the Supreme Court's School integration decision. to time. In spite of not liking radio mow and grass silage. William Hoffmaster of Martins- I thirty is a good cow, we hope. She Preceeding the panel discussion burg were Sunday guests of Mr. has this to say, if you are fairly at 1:00 P. M., there will be a hay and Mrs. Harvie Kidwiler. new in the dairy business, you and silage judging contest. Teams may be a little confused by the dif from Jefferson and Berkeley Coun ferent record keeping systems a- ties will judge two .classes of hay i I i By J. E. Saville variable to dairy farmers. Number and two classes of silage. John thirty says she hopes you are not Rissler, H. G. Heflebower, Jr., W. NO. 3 Thirty is the name of one of the cows in a dairy 'herd in Jeffer- son County. Her owner says she does not like the sound of a radio in milking parlor and will not come in unless the radio volume is turned down or off. We won't quar tel with number thirty for not wanting to listen ~o the radio be- cause some of the programs are corny. This includes ,the part your truly has on the radio from tame . . . All Good Reasons An ~ppeal Was made last Thurs day in Washington, D. C. to the United States District Court by the minority trustees of Storer Col ]ege at Harpers Ferry. asking the Court to halt transfer of the Ne- gro institution's assets to another college. On January 10 at a meeting of trustees of the college held at .the college a majority of the ,trustees voted to discontinue any future operational educational activities at the college and to negotiate with officials of Alderson-Broad- dus College, a Baptist Church school for merger with that instit- ution. Last week the minority trustees asked the District Court to block transfer of the 91-year-old school assets to the Alderson Broaddus College located at Philli~i, W. Va, The minority group said the A. M.E. Zion Church has offered to continue operating ~)torer College on a non-segregrated basis and ~hat transfer of the colleges assets will not be ~n .the best interest of the college. The complaint said SCorer had received a $20,000 annual donation Irom Wes~ Virginia but ,that this confused and that you are already E. Walker, Franklin McQuilkin taking part in one of the plans and Lyle Tabb have been asked to or are seriously considering one serve as captains of teams from of them. You know the dairy in- Jefferson County. We hope each dustry is not standing still, but is captain will have his team present moving ahead. If you as a dairy- at 1:00 p. m. and that there will 'man stand still you will soon be be a good attendance for the pan out of the picture and we don't el discussion at 2:00 p. m. wan,t that to happen to you. Now Tri-County Garden School back to the record keeping. There Persons attending the tri-county are three systems: Standard DHIAGarden School at Tuscarora Char Owner Sampler and 'Weigh A Day ch Hall have indicated they felt A Month. Under the DHIA system, the program was very good and the supervisor will come to yourhelpful. farm once a month and weigh the Among those attending from milk produced by each cow at twoJefferson County were: Mesdames milkings and take a sample of Brown Rissler, Marshall Orndorff, --All Seasons milk for butterfat test. W.B. Hammond, William Osbourn In owner sampler the supervisor Thomas Larry, J. G. Fuss, G. W. brings to the farm bottled for the Myers, Olson, Jackson, Miss Louise milk samples. The dairyman will Briscoe, Mr. Charles Clendening Here's the %ight now" service you're iookirig for and expect. Phone first-- The MINUTE MANager has the money ready when ygu need iti Free Financial Counseling Service CHARLES TOWN FINANCE CO., Rooms 6 and 7, Mason Building PHONE: CHARLES TOWN 790 INC. and Mr. Elwood Hamstead. Winchester Bull Sale The bull sale held in Winches- ter, Friday, February 13 was a very active event. It did seem that it was a lucky day for those that had bulls for sale. I attended the sale and saw ap- proximately 55 of the bulls sold. These 55 bulls averaged $550.00 head. The comments heard at the sale were that good bulls are scarce. One breeder started that he had sold all of his bulls in a sou- them state. This particular breed er usually has a large number of bulls for sale. The indications are that if you to buy a good bull this spring weigh the milk from two milkings and take the samples. The super- visor ~picks up the milk samples and weight and runs the butterfat test. In weigh ~: day a month pro- gram there is no butterfat test made. The owner weighs the milk from each cow morning and night on the 15 of each month. The weights herd buterfat test price received for milk and Iced costs for the month are entered on a form sup plied to the dairyman. This infor marion is mailed to central office for summary. Information received from any of these systems will help you pick he may be heard to find and the out the good producer, poor pro- price may be up. A word of warn- ducer, the profit maker and the ing might be, don't skimp when star boarder, you go to buy a bull. A little mon Onl~ continuous testing will tell ey saved at the time you purchase the story. One other thing this will a bull may turn out to be a big enable you to do is 1better select- loss in the end. The only reason ion of heifers for replacements, for purchasing a bull is to sire Now I hope I haven't talked my your future calf crops. The kind of self out of my home and a place in calves you have in the future will the milking line, but if th~tt is the be determined largely by the kind way i.t is ~o be let it come to pass. of sire you use. He will help to de- You know that those of us that termine the number of fancy, are low producers can't stand in choice, good, medium and plain the way of progress, feeder calves you will have for You might wonder why number sale. thirty would make remarks like In 1957 the average selling price this when it may cost her her per head of feeder calves in the W.' home but she is a conscentious Va. Demonstrational Sales were as: follows: Calves that graded fancy, $121.00. Calves that graded choice $105.00. Calves that graded good $97.00. Calves that graded Medium $86.00. Calves that graded plain $84.00. These prices are for steer calves. You can see there was a differ- ence of $21.00 per head between the average price of a choice calf and the average .price of a plain calf. You will note there is a diff erence of $11.00 between :the price of the good and ,the medium calf. Just suppose you would have 50 calves for sale and by purchasing a good quality bull you could in- crease .the grade from medium to choice. This would mean an extra income of $50.00 on 50 .calves. Cattle Lice Judging by comments and re- marks made by farmers recently must be quite a few cattle Jefferson County that are inr fested with cattle lice: The ques-' tion in the minds of most of these people is what shall I do. Probab= ly the best thing is to pick a mild sunny day like some of the ones we have been having and spray the cattle with 50% water disper- sable methoxychlor at the rate of 17 pounds in 100 gallons of water. Spray each animal thoroug~hly. ILL By Miss Dorothy Lake w. s. c. s. Meeting , The members of .the W. S. C. S. Millville Methodist held their mort thly meeting at the home of Mrs. Ralph Johnson on Tuesday even- ing. Mrs. Mary Cleggett of Charles Town was guest speaker. The Young Adult Class of the Millville Methodist Ohurch held a banquet in tJhe Church :basement on Friday evening with'about fif- ty in attendance for the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Ral,ph Johnson and son Terry, ~Mrs. tester John- son, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Milton and Mr. Melvin Lilla and daugh- ter Rebecca ,attended the Ice Ca- pades at Uline Arena in Wash~ng- ton, D. C. on Sunday afternoon. Miss Patty Rinaldi of Bolivar spent Thursday with ~Miss Judy D'Angelo. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake spent Thursday with Mrs. Vallie Carper of Winchester, Va. Mr. and ,Mrs. George Morrison and son Freddie of Bowie, Md. spen,t Wednesday with ~he latters 'parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ry man. Miss Linda D'Angelo spent the weekend with her grandmother Mrs. Thelma Wiley. Little Kevin Milton spent Sun day with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Milton of Kabletown. Mr. and Mrs. Charles D'Angelo and children were Sunday dinner guests of the latters mother Mrs. Lrene Rinaldi of Bolivar. Merle Wiley of the Navy and is stationed at Norfolk, Va. is spend ing a leave with his mother Mrs. Thelma Wiley. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Haines and children of Brownsville, Md. visi- ted the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ballenger on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J~mes Lilla and sons Jay and Vince spent Sunday with the latters parents ':Mr. and Mrs. William Houg~h of Bakerton. Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Hough and son Randy of Bakerton called at the home of Mrs. James IAlla on Monday evening. COW. Hay and Silage Clinic The Berkeley and Jefferson Hay and Silage Clinic will be held at the Bardane Community Center Friday, February 20 at 2:00 p. m. The main event will be a panel discussion moderated by Franz Taylor, County Agent in Berkeley County. Farmers from Berkeley and Jeff erson Counties will be on the pan- el and wil ltell of some of their experiences witJh hay conditioners chopped hay, drying of ,hay in the George Washington, general, fought for freedom and the rights of men, leading his army through to victory against great odds. George Washington, father of our country, and our first President, guided this nation through its important formative years. On his birthday, we look back at our great heritage, with pride and love for our country, with gratitude and honor to its founder. And, looking forward to the future, we pledge to do our part in keeping America always the "land of the free." APPRE ATED AT THE and Federal Reserve System YOUR ACCOUNT IS Member F. D. I. C. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson and daughters Sherry Lou, Beth Ann and Lynda of Martinsburg spent Sunday with the latters par ents Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Mead- ows. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Viands Jr. and son of Charles Town spent the weekend with ,the latters ,,father Mr. Tony D'Angelo. Phone 10 I My Miss Margaret Houser Georgia Hammond of Shepherds town were Sunday guests of his grandmother Mrs. George Bond. Miss Alma Lee Knott of Mar- tinsburg was the weekend guest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knott and son and Mrs. Florence Runion. Miss Donnie Gageby of Reed- Son was Sunday guest of Misses Carolyn and Kathy Hoffmaster. Mrs. Lafe Files of Cherry Run, W. Va. was Friday guest of Mrs. Annie Loudan. Gary Viands of Engle was Sat- urday guest of John Harding. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lee Houser and daughter of Martins'burg were Saturday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Loudan and son. Margaret Anne Daugherty has the measles. Dixie Kay Houser is also on the sick list. Gary Loudan who has been on the sick list and also a patient in the Charles Town Hospital was able to return to school on Mon- day. Mr. and Mrs. Lafe Files of Cherry Run were Friday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houser Sr. and daugh.ter. Enders Fire Company Banquet, Cornerstone Rites Thursday 6 p m. The laying of the cornerstone of .the new fire hall and the an- nual banquet of the Enders Fire Company in Berryville, Va. have been set for Feb. 19. Roy Locke, Jack Ertders and Dick Levi, officers when the new hall was begun, will lay the cor- nerstone in a ceremony open to the general public at the ~ire hall at 6 p. m. Immediately following ~this ev- ent the members of the fire corn party will go to ~he community building for the banquet. Kendricks W. Hockett, :assistant director, Office of Civil Defense, Mobilization Emergency Ready Staff wilF be spealeer. Col. Robert T. 'WJllets will be toastmaster. 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