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( L Announce Engagement Miss Carol Ann Deavers To Mr. Daniel Lee Clipp MISS CAROL DEAVERS Mr. and Mrs. Ezra C. Deavers of Berryville, Va. announce the engagement of their daughter Ca rol Ann to Daniel Lee Clipp,'son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry Clipp of Charles Town, W. Va. Miss Deavers is a graduate of Clarke County ttigh School and is now employed by the C and P Telephone Company. Mr. Clipp attended ~Charles Town High School and is now en- gaged in farming. A July wedding is being plan- ned. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Frye, Mrs. Josephine Heironimus and Mrs. Isabelle Wiley spent Sunday in Silver Spring, Md. visiting Mr. and Mrs. Robert Creamer and family. Mrs. Richard B. Smith Jr. of Berryville, Va. visited Miss Ella B. Smith last week. ~ Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Moore :~0f Richmond, Va. were guests of ~$heir mother Mrs. Robert B. Wri- ght last Thursday. Miss Joy Lee Dunn and Mr. ,~harles Dyke visited her aunt d uncle Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dunn, Summit Point Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Flem- ing Jr. of Martinsburg were visi- tors with Mr./and Mrs. Calvin Fleming last Sunday. Mrs. Ann Clem and Mrs. Neila Creamer visited Mrs. Creamer's aunt Mrs. Hattie Lewis in Mar- tinsburg Tuesday night. Mrs. Tom Kemp and grandson Timmy Shaffer visited Mrs. Mil- dred Ashwood Thursday evening. Mrs. Waller Arnett of Ranson has received word of the birth of another grandson,'1 John Rayfield, born to L. C. D. R. and Mrs. Franklin Day in Louisville, Ky.,',, This makes nine children in the Day family, five boys and four girls. ' - Mrs. Judy Hough was a visitor Wednesday evening with Mrs. Mildred Ashwood in Ranson. L. Luding Sells, a freshman at Colgate University, has recently been pledged to Phi Kappa Psi, national social fraternity. Sells, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sells of 537 South Mildred Street, Char les Town, is a 1960 graduate of Saint James School. Ronnie Henderson a graduate of Shepherdstown High School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Henderson is home on a three weeks leave from the Marine Base in Camp Lejeune. He was in a unit of 150 from which they picked 4 to send to a Special School in Florida. He was picked 2rid out of the 4 to be sent to Florida. Ronnie was also a foot- ball star at Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W. Va. W Telephone Your News to 222 Miss Sarco's Engagement To Mr. Weicht Announced Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Sar- co, Hagerstown, Md. announce the engagement of their daughter Julia Pearl, to Mr. Ronald Dayne Weicht, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Weicht, Sr., 535 West Howard Street, Hagerstown. Miss Sarco was graduated from South Hagerstown High School School with the class of 1958. She is presently a senior at the Wash ington County Hospital School of Nursing. Mr. Weicht is a graduate of the Kitzmiller High School, Kitzmill- er. He served four years in the United States Navy and was grad uated from Hagerstown Junior College with the class of 1960. He is presently a junior at Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, W. Va. No date has been set for the wedding. Visitors Sunday with the Slush- ers and Wilsofi, Rose Hill Farm Leetown were Mr. and Mrs. Mar- shall Wilson Jr. near Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Boh- rer, Big Pool, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bohrer, Martinsburg and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Slusher Jr. and daughter Gall of Leetown. Mrs. Thomas Shull and daugh- ter Ruth Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown and little daughter Flor- ence Ann were visitors with Mrs. Shull's brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Walter Tumblin and family at MiddlebuTg, Va. last Sunday. Mrs. F. Robert Deering of Ar- lington, Va. was the guest of her mother Mrs. Pearl Miley and un- cle Mr. Tom Young over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Lehman of Preston Street returned home this week from Florida where they visited their son F~d M. Le hman, Jacksonville and their granddaughter Joyce Lehman a student at the Methodist College at Lakeland, Florida. They also spent one week in Miami. Mr. Shirley Knott Alger of Bal home, Md. spent the weekend with his mother Mrs. Kenna Knott Alger, South Church St. Mr. Alger also made a visit to all the guests of the Knott Rest Home. Cham Of- --- FROM PAGE ONE hiring of clerical and production personnel within the next few weeks, Petersen said. It is expected that about 75 peo ple will be employed at the plant by the end of this year. ttalf of the employees will be men and half women, Petersen said with no minimum or maximum ages re- quired. Work shifts will be eight hours unless overtime is required to handle production require- ments. Petersen also told the group ()f the type of products to be produc ed at the Middleway plant. They will include three types of sensit ized li[hographic plates and chem teals. It was nearly a year ago that the 3-M Company purchased the old Varel Mill at Middleway for use as a production plant, the building contained about 48,000 square feet of floor space. Since that construction workers, have been busy erecting a new 25,000 square foot addition to the build- ing and this work is fast nearing completion. BROWNIE TROOP NO. 30 MAKES VALENTINE PIN CUSHIONS FOR KNOTT REST HOME uncheon For Captains, Workers Monday Noon Although the 1961 membership )ervision of Mrs. Lacey Bailey, drive does not officially get un- Chairman of the Canteen. derway until March 1, the Jeffer- Red Cross work kits were given son County Chapter, American to the captains, these to be dis- Red Cross, held their annual lun tributed to their assistants in cheon for Campaign captains each District. Thursday, Feb. 16 at noon in the Charles Town Methodist Church. The annual kick-off luncheon for captains and their workers This luncheon for all team cap- tains and their workers has been will be held at the Charles Town a custom annually for a number Methodist Church on Monday, of years, being used as a source February 27 at 12 noon. It is hop for explaining materials and dut- ed that as many workers as pos- ies to the workers, sible will attend this important Rev. Beahm of Harpers Ferry,meeting, especially imperative Rt. 2, gave the invocation follow- who have not aided in the past, ing which Mr. Norman Kisner,because it is most imperative that chairman of the 1961 Drive and these workers know how to an- Mrs. James M. Mason, III, Chair- swer the inumerable questions man of the Red Cross Chapterthat are usually asked of them gave short resumes of the servi- when they go out to solicit. ces rendered by the local and Nat Captains are asked to notify tonal Red Cross. the Red Cross office-phone 270- The luncheon was prepared byas soon as possible just how many the Red Cross Canteen of Jeffer of their workers expect to attend son County under the able su- the kick-off luncheon. have, been encouraging and if the Miss Penwell Becomes present rate of contributions con tinue it is expected that more than $1,000 wilt be raised. The Bride Pfc. Willingham quota which was set at the out- set of the drive was $1,500. [ Mr. Kable said we who are dir. In Brunswick Feb. 16 ecting and working on the drive appreciate the willingness of the people of Charles Town and Ran son to support this worthy cause in promoting Scouting in the Po- :omac District of the Shenandoah Area Council. Meeting with the group Wed. nesday also were: W. C. Gleason, scout executive of the Shenan- doah Area Council and Roy Vick- ery, Scout executive of the Poto. mac District. Annual Post Party And Dance For V.T.W. Feb. 25 The annual Po'st Party and Dan MR. AND MRS. WILLINGHAM ce for the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Memorial Post 3522 of Miss Juanita Penwell, daughter Charles Town will be held Satur- of Mr. and Mrs.-Wade Penwel[ of day, February 25th at Shenan- Charles Town became the bride doah Downs Race Track. There of Pfc. William Willingham, son will be plenty of free food for ev- of Mr. and Mrs. John Willingham eryone and music by the Satelli- of Millville in Brunswick, Md. tes Band. Admission will be by February 16th. The Rev. Ralph membership card and each mere- Miller performed the double ring ber is invited to bring a guest, ceremony. Refreshments served from 7 to 9 Mrs. Ellen Viands of the Bloom 6._ASPIRrr OF JEFFERSON rAmmeRs THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, Miss Nancy Louise May Mr.Morg in Inwood Church Members of Brownie Scout Troop No. 30 of Charles Town are shown above presenting to Kenna Knott Alger of the Knott Rest Home, Valentine pin cushions which they made for the patients at the Rest Home. They were presented on Valentines Day. Shown left to right are:--Sue Littleton, Cookie Russell, B. J. Allar$, Missy Ramey. Second row, left to right:--Kathy Bartlett, Mary Shuman, Karla Kay Robinson, Cindy Payne, Mrs. Alger. First row, left to right:--Diane Waiters, Brenda Kay Nicewarner, Mary Elizabeth Watson, and Debbie Anne Merchant. Rhanda Mac Rodertck was absent when the picture was taken. Lea~ers of the troop are Mrs. Turner Ramey and Mrs. Earl Allara. The regular monthly meeting Mrs. Watson informed the of the Senior Woman's Club was group that the yearly report to held at the Hilleary House Tues- the Federation had been made day, February 21 at 8:00 P. :M. and the club has maintained its The program for the evening feat standing as an Honor Club Plus ured Miss Emily A. M. Stanley, in the State Federation. Clerk of the County Court of Jef- Nomin~ing committee appoint ferson County who gave a most ed is Mrs. Guy Ebersole, Mrs, Ed- entertaining and informative talk ward Saville and Miss Lucille on her duties as Clerk. She told many interesting experiences in- volving her work over the years. Following her talk the group ask- ed pertinent questions of Miss Stanley. Another most enjoyable part of the program was the ren- dition of "Battle Hymn of Repub- lic" by the choir of Charles Town Methodist Church, directed by Mrs. Alonzo Peters and accom- panied by Mrs. William D. Wag- gY. Devotionals, led by Mrs. Char- les Reviol, included a memorial in honor of Mrs. Paxton Whit- more and Miss Blanche Young, both deceased since the January meeting of the club. Club members donated stamps for Veterans, Articles for a Cheer auction, eye glasses for the needy and gave generously of linens for the home for Senior Citizens near Harpers Ferry. Mrs. James E. Watson, Jr. pres ided at the meeting read the of- ficial call from Mrs. John L. Mc Cuskey, Stale President, to the State Convention to be held at the Greenbrier Hotel on March 16, 17, 18. Club members plan- ning to attend are Mrs. O. S. Bloom, Eastern Listrict Chair- man;Mrs. John Skinner, State Chairman of Fine Arts; Mrs. James E. Watson Jr. and Mrs. F. L. Bushong. It was decided that the group will attend Lenten Services at the Lutheran Church, March 2. Plans were made for the Juliett Lowe Tea to be held on Sunday, March 12 at 2:30 p. m. at Hilleary House for the benefit of the Girl Scouts. The public is invited and Printz. The meeting for March will be held jointly with the Junior Wo- man's Club in the Episcopal Par- ish House. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostesses for the evening with Mrs. Hugh Via ser- ving as chairman. $550 buted To Date In Boy Scout Financial Campaign A report meeting of workers on the current Jefferson County Boy Scout financial drive was held Wednesday at noon at the New Central Restaurant in Char- les Town and report~ received from about 50-percent of the wOrkers show a total of $550 has been contributed to date. J. Etnory Kable, chairman of the drive,, said although there are still many reports to come in, those that have been received Invocation for the dinner was a silver offering will be accepted. by John A. Alfriend and Presi- The committee for the affair is dent Joseph Staley presided. 'Mrs. B. F. Humston, Mrs. Carl Special guests recognized were: Benton, Mrs. Stuart Miller and Mrs. Russell H. Morgan, Jr. In a 6 o'clock service Saturday Tennant, Sonny Basore ~'vening in Inwood E. U. B. Chur. ! S. Kern Jr. ushers. ch, with the Rev. E. Lee Sheaffer A reception was officiating, Miss Nancy Louise: church social room, 'day daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ;the bride and groom Boyd May, Inwood, became the navy blue frocks. Their bride of Russell H. Morgan Jr.,lwere white orchids. )f Shepherdstown.[ Mrs. Mary Custer, The candlelight ceremony was bride, cut the wedding performed against a background of palms and white chrysanthe- :hUmS. Preceding it Miss Wanda Mason sang "I'll Walk Beside You," "Day of Golden Promise" and :' e " " ' W ddmg Prayer , with Mrs. William Laye accompanying at organ. The bride's attendants, all of them wearing lavender chiffon over taffeta with matching shoes and headbands and carrying lav- ender and white chrysanthemums were Mrs. Gary Brant, matron of honor; Miss Cindy May, sister of the bride, junior bridesmaid; ). m. with dancing 9 to 12 mid- cry served as maid of honor for night. William W. Whittington is her sisters wedding. Miss Clara Comander of the local V, F. W. Sowers of Charles Town also at- Post. tended the wedding. 1961 dues are now due and pay i The bride was dressed in a Miss Frances Morgan, sister of able at the door Saturday night, white nylon dress with lace bo- the groom, Mrs. Bill Shanholtzer It is hoped that a large attendan- dice and black accessories. She Mr.s Gold Kern, Jr. bridesmaids. ce of members will be on hand wore a corsage of pink carnat- For her marriage, Miss May for the occasion, ions. - . - was attired in Skinner's deep lus I The maid of honor, Mrs. Ellen ter satin, the bodice of embroider An I Viands was dressed in a blue suit ed Aiecon lace and the volumin- w.q -.v with black accessories and a cor-[us skirt tapering to a chapel t,| m , , [sage of pink carnations, j train. Her fingertip veil was at- In epner sIown o: u I Pfc. Willingham is serving with tached to a tiara of lace and seed I the armed forces at Kentucky. pearls. Escorted by her father she carried a white orchid sur- H [Mrs. Willingham will make her rounded with white roses. enry Kyd Doug as Camp, Sons home at present with her family Groomsmen were Robert Childs of Confederate Veterans will hold in Charles Town. beset man; William Fritts, Tice their February meeting and din- Miss Helen Willingham sister ner at the War Memorial Build- of Pfc. William Willingham, at- ing in Shepherdstown Tuesday, tended the wedding. February 28th at 6:30 P. M. Host members: J. R. Show, Success comes before work Chairman, Benny Banks, Brooke only in the dictionary. Blackford, Robert Colston, W.W. , another aunt of the Homer May, and an groom, Mrs. Hamilton 'pouring punch. Mr. and Mrs. Morgan cling south, Mrs. Morg a tweed suit with fur black accessories. the orchid from her quet was pinned on her er. Returning they will Oak Haven Trailer Wedding guests . Maryland, Virginia and lvania with others from Mrs. Morgan has ed by John W. Bishop here. Mr. Morgan, a the 167th Air Nat: )z associated with the A Company. Following rehearsal night, the wedding p tertained by Mrs. l~ Mrs. Gold Kern Jr., retta Collins and B gave showers for the Nobody ever gets nothing, but a lot of trying. Colston; James R. Miller, James Tomorrow is the greatest labor rr H, Myers and Harry Tennant. saving device of today. Mo e' t.o'r HEt~ STC:E:KtN(,~. IN i A ~ANK. Mr. andMrs. C. W. Moore haveC. A. Lilliard, a Cities Service Mrs. William League. received notice that their daugh- representative, a guest of Harold : As a result of the Ham benefit ter, Lou Ellen has achieved Hon- (Chuck) Kisner, Ralph Dorsey project the club will donate $100 One of the highlights of the annua$ ~int d|nner-d~nce which members of Jefferson County or Roll distinction for the first and Henry Morrow, guests of Max to the Wright Denny Cafeteria Chapter Izaak Walton League of Amaerica and the Stafford Chapter held February 14 was the in- semester at Marjorie Webster Col Brown, George Lowry, an official Fund. stallation of the newly elected officers of the SK~fford Chapter. They were installed by Dr. William lege, Washington, D. ~'u where of the Doubleday Company in Workers were secured to assist A. Wallace of Martiusburg, former president of the Berkeley County Chapter, and for four years a she is a ~phomore. Ellen Berryville, Va. Harold Kisner and in issuing surplus commodities top state and national official of Iza~k Walton League. The new officers as shown above are, left is a graduate of Hannah Moore Eddie Fitzpatrick were introduc-'on Friday, Feb. 24, chairman for to right:---Mrs. Merle Alger, treasurer; Mrs. Emory Kable, vice-president; Mrs. Forrest Wysong, presi- dent;Dr. Wallace; Mrs. Donald Kable, recording secretary; Mrs. Calvin Shoemaker, and Mrs. Ernest Academy, Reisterstown, Md. ed as new members, this project is Mrs. Lacey Bailey. Watson, directors. Other officers not present for the picture are:~Mrs. R. Blackford, correspond- .... JamesA letterM. Mason,Was readiIi, offrmthe MrS.jef. fersonClUb memberScounty Court.wrk with the Jef-ling secretary; and Mrs. Leeds Riely, a new member of the board of directorS(.Phot By Tim Sinn / TO SUBSCRIBERS: ferson County Chapter, Red Cross, ' urging members of the C. of C. to If Somebody Keeps Borrowing Your contributo to the forthcoming Red Cross membership campaign. President Staley showed the membership a large and attract- ive sign. identifying the Jefferson i County Court House as the place where John Brown was tried and convicted. LEETOWN BUSY WORKERS 4-H CLUB HELD MEETING SPIRIT. ADVOCATE ---give him this coupon 2 For1 Special--Buy One and Get One ABOUT HIS EMPLOYEE- POLICY Many employers are pleased to see, their and female) continue to develop their abilities DALE CARNEGIE COURSE, and often are willing ticipate in the payment. However, quite often they want the employee the initiative and, for this reason, hesitkte to personal improvement course. He may be hoping, you might tell him of your desire to of the opportnnity to receive the training which has the careers of over 50,000 men and women. Cal! the JEFFERSON COUNTY CHAMBER oF MERCE OFFICE NOW for more information or a place In one of the classes to begin in and. MARTINSBURG soon. If your employer does not participate In the ployee training, don't let that stop you from Course! The Dale Carnegie Course will prove to the mo~t valuabl~ inVestments you can make in RESERVE A PLACE NOW .... CALL 414 CHARLES ToWN DALE CARNEGIE COURSE Presented in Vlr$"~*' PHm DEANE & ASSOCIATES. ) The Spirit of Jefferson- Advocate, Charles Town, W. Va. Please enter my subscription for .... year(s) and start the paper immediately. One of the more recent Charles Town High School social events was the King of Hearts dance held Saturday evening, February 18, in the school gymna,sium at which Barbara Tillett was crowned Queen and Ronald Sowers was crowned King. Shown in the pic- ture are the King and Queen and their courts: They are, front row, left to right:--Ann Bell, Alice Edwards, Susan Bell, Joy Hunt, Susan Stnn, Patsy Grant, Kay Rudolph, Bonnie Jackson, ~ally Showen, Doris Slaughter, arid Barbara Henesy. Back row, left to right are:--Pete Peterson, Clark Tumblin, Robert Nerhood, Calvin Woodard, Jim Lemen, John Lowery, Norman Kisner of the Jay- tees, who crowned the king and queen; Ronald Sowers, ~ing; Barbara Tiller, queen;~ Ralph Coffman, Harold Gray, Jim Edwards, Stephen Cloud, and Marvin Dodson. ~ (Photo By Tim Sinn) The Leetown Busy Workers 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on February 16 at the Leetown Methodist Church. The Club decided to serve the Ruritan Club on Wednesday, Feb ruary 22. Then the club decided to .send money to the Red Cross and I. F. Y. C. Meeting was clos- ed with playing games. Vickle Blue Sunday visitors at the "Slush- Name ..................... St. Address .......... , ...... C~#ay ........... . . . .. ...... State ..................... er.5 and Wilsons" were Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. $3.50 per year, plus 10 cents Eddie Bohrer of Big Pool, Md., tax in Wcest Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bohrer of Mar- tinsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest , Slusher Jr. and Gaff of Leetown.,,