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md OF JEFFERSON fARMErS ADVOCATE. J'charlesLUtherTownSnydersailedandfromfamilYN. Y.f[ ssile Group C0 r. , Mr. and Mrs. Lester Moler vis- FEBRUARY 26, 1959 o--A for a cruise in MediterraneanI [ited Mrs. James Fadeley in Char- Waters. V,sited Relatives In ies Tom Monday ..ernoon I Mr.Mrs. Stephen D lgarn 40 YEARS AGO---1918 ]Jr. ~nd family of Charles Town DIED:At ~his home in Eagle Charles Town Last Week I spentDalgarn'sSUndaYmother~fternnMrs. AnnieWlth PopeMrS" Lake, Texas, J. Aldridge Chew, a native of this county; ,at his home in Ellensburg, Washington, Char- AGO -- i94g West Liberty St. with his wife. les Edw. (Ned) Crane, a native of and family. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hostler and son Dteven of Alexandria, Va. spent the weekend with her par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Ch~arles S~aubs. i at its session The Cecil Watson sale of antiq- this county; at the home of :her "Dan" Walker, Jus ue and household furnishings held daughter in Martinsburg, Mrs. Little Miss Patsy Axline of Bruns to fill the posit- at Leetown last Saturday drew one Fannie Allen, widow of James M. wick, Md. granddaughter of Mr. nation of F.R. of the largest crowds seen at a Allen formerly of this county; at Mrs. Staubs 'has been indis- sale for some.time, his ~home in Charles Town, John posed at her home the past week Donnie Mickey Furfari and Mrs. S. Easterday, an Ex-Confederate welch German measles. g by all : Furfari the former Miss Eliza- veteran'and former Mayor of Char Mrs. Winerd Bowers and dau- will commence bethbeth Skinner, of Charles les Town. ghters. Mrs. Piton Muse and Mrs. 7. New DC-3 .type Town have accepted positions with Donald Frye shopped in Martins- from the Mar the Morgantown Dominion-News, 50 YEARS AGO -- 190g burg Saturday afternoon. he as sports editor and she as soc Mrs. Cassie A. Drish. widow of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Milton of Years ago February iety editor. George W. Drish, died at her home Charles Town and Mrs. Francis of 15 years went DIED:Mrs Mabel Lee Hammond in Charles Town. Carper of Ranson spent Sunday in the Spirit of Kearneysville; Cecil T. Hern- The Martins,burg and Charles evening with Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Thomas Dallas don of Shenandoah Junction was Town Gas and Water Company Clevenger and family. n~ark that ,anniver- found dead at home from shotgunl issued bonds to the amount of Seaman David McAboy station- at his home on wounds. ~$330,000....^^t.~...~ ...~,,. ,.~ .,~,~,,ed in Patuxen~t, Md. spent the Miss Janet Pearl Miley of Char- MARRIED:In Charles Town ,by ~ICr~.~=l~)~r~l~l'~c~o~'.ts Mr. and cis Snyder of S'henandoah Junc-*the Rev A C Hopkins Clarence ~,~;~ ~ ~:~ .~..: ..:: ....... n . .w~t. ann Iv].rs. 15111 ~bncKler anu les Town and Mr Garland Fra - E Clipp and Miss Hattie Conrad .~ .... ~.+~,~ ~..~, ..... ,~ , .... ~zon; ~v~r. anu zwr~. u~ Dora oz ~ne county. " ~errvville Va were visitors Sun i dan Columbus. Ohio have announ ~ ~ ~ .' ....... --a 'floe engagement and aTroach =- -- --= ~ mare a nay evemng wa~n Mr. ann mrs. ...... - :- -"~ -~ r L =-- 1 I# ltl Elmer Wright and ,family t ing marriage oz ~nen" oaugn~e ~ r r ~ ~ ~ v.~h Ellen to James P Keen Jr' h a. n-II V If| II1 ] ,~, ~av ~ v~E Mrs. Florence Pope of Harpers ....... :~, ~L,. , ....... ~-~ Ferry spent Sunday @l~th her ne- son of Mr. and Mrs:. James . By Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr I Col. Max S. Kable, U. S. Air For phew and neice Mr. and Mrs. Wil ~een ~ummi~ ~oint w va ~ i " ~t Semback Ger .... -- I ce, star ones , - ]iam Hoak and fa~nily. CHANNEL 5 ....... 19~8 Farm Women Meet [many and commander -of t~he Mr. and Mrs. Be.rnard Oft spe.nt " W QUiZ " " "ohn ~ Irvin's their regular all dy g I ., in the ~imoer on ~ . February with Mrs William Har- I and his mot~her Mrs. S~anley Har- Elmer Wright, Bernard Ott, Win- farm, near the B. & 0~ :~ossing ris as co-,hostess ~th 19 members [desty and ~his brothers Emory and erd Bowers ~nd Francis WhEtting n the Flowln S nng o ;I ES TOWN o ' g P ~ Mur h of and several vlsllt~rs present. De- I Donald Ka~ble and families,ton attended the general meeting 'VICINITY Miss Catherine . P Y options were led by Mrs. David ] .Col. Kable, a graduate of Charof the Wo~nen of the Church Mon Martinsburg and Samuel D. En- Bell ,the scripture was read ,by I,les Town High ~hool has been,day evening at .the Presbyterian LL BE gle of Charles .Twn. were mar- Mrsl C. E. Hann. Mrs. Mary Bruce ].flying with ~he Air Force since I ChaPel in Charles Town. $0RED BY US ried in Harrisonourg, va. au Furr read a selection written a-|1940. He is in the regular corps[ Mr, Austin Bowers and sonsDa- . DIED.~At ~Ahe h.o~.ekOfof~i~Vish- bout "The Old Rugged Cross" fol-[of officers and has o~Iown as pilo~ Ivld and ~* of Charles Town Inter, nars.__ _.__ __. . ~ ,_ . . " lowing t~at the group sang "Thel.for more than 500_ hours s__n . ]vim,ted Mr. and Mrs. William Hoak Un= Urt, Se mour ti l anols Old Rugged ua~ NESDAY ington Coller a ynatlve of" Ken'r; Cross" closing With|finaL time. Prior ~o boing assignea[Tuesday. David was able to re- Gilbert Mi , ~ ' m Mor an" J the Lords Prayer in' unison. / 4n Europe he was stationed a~t the I turn ,to school ~his week after neysville ,at ~his hoe ' g " i Several matters of business was [ Pentagon ~or abOut four years. | being ~bsent a week with the [ AT OUR STORE town, W. Va. . . _. i discussed and plans were made tol Upon reactling Europe Aug:, 1957 ~ mum, ps. , FREE CHANCE Hospital news-Edwara_bee ~'me Imake copper planters March 24 at[~he attended fine 12$h sessmn psi ....... a clerz m" ~ne J~anz m cnarms [ th~ C~wens Home with Mrs Mar- l NATO Defense College in Paris ] [[~ k| ~ | P 'LEPHONE CALL. ...... Town was stricken wl,th appendi- [ion Myers as ins,tructor. It was vo-/for six months. Then he was as- ] r t r WIN THE BIG citis and removed ,to the Charms I ted by the club to make a donat-lsigned o his present station in I -- = " w -- -- Town Hos ~tal for an operation PRIZE. ' p . ;lion to the "Heart" fund and also/Germany. ] By Mrs. Lena Ambrose John Sagle of Leetown who had ' ~ ]the Red Cross The minutes of the| The re-equipment of his combat] -------- IT bwee%ae~t~eegtnintths~h~pa:ofr ]last meeting "werertr?:s an:dea~- ]unit is the reaso~l for his eV~Siwtit~ | Mr. and Mrs. Howard Oageby I~ I~ I~['~K ~ ' _.. LJ mer Iproved and a epo '~ Y | t~he sta~tes. Present Y qU'PP / and Mr. Berry Wells of Baltimore '~ ment, Benj~mi,n.hb~a~oo2~:[ ad Ithe treasurer. |the TM-61C "Matador" the unit]spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. in Leetow 'g . " I Mrs. C. E. Hann gave the lesson/will soon receive the new TM-76A/W E Gageby TELEVISION ~i~;~O:hmeaCohtrsleSg?:a~Vnp~OaS-[on "Household Pests, T~ir Pres/,.Mace,' Missile. The new weapon[ lVlr.'and Mrs. T. W. Welty spent p't J "[ ventlon ~nd Con,trol" w "ch ~ [does its own map-reading and c [Monday in Hagerstown, Md. on t I h 14 f F Lion. . I very interesting and helpful. She| deliver its deadly payload at near / busin.ess They also visited Mrs. ! ceW. V~ero~db~nddSlbea~i~g7 ~v~Perr ] gave suggestions of thin::u t?ulU~el.~he Sly. ed of sound. C~I. KableeW~S] Lee Emery vtho is a patient in the " . , .... ] to prevent pests from m . -[ participating in the ina p -|,King's Daughters Hospital in Mar t Washington St. quoted this wee~ oy ~lcnmona] Eng. At noon a most deliclout din-|lonal suitability tests of the Mace[ tinsburg on Monday evening brokers at a price to yield 1.9 per[ ner was enjoyed by all with each[in New Mexico during the first[ Mrs. ~Mamie Martin of Charles Town, , W. Va. i cent. Eight years ago. these same] members contributing. A former[ part of his visit. [Town spent the weekend at her I~R'DAY N'GHTS bond::=f:~:mw :::~ ! ~seW:diMiir.:?rSew~rC::al~O~eey/NA v~v~tcl~te~st~: ~.inCle *,puT~be./ho~e he:el,e Ambrose and his son -- happy, ' |lished by Readers Digest soel of Charles town and his parents Real Estate Transfers-H M The afternoon consisted of ~ , , , , . . 'lmonths ago was written by a re[ Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ambrose ws- IIlilTII VALUE CHECK Shell to J. Qulgley Rehart a some makmg reed trays ann Gas .... ' ,... . _ . | porter who ws~ted ~he m~sslle umt.[ ~ted Mr. and Mrs. George Gageby N"~'E~ tract adjoining the Kearneyswue kets with Mrs. william l'tarr]sl~,~o,~t,~,U~l~v~Swl.thth,~tra~n~,~,~oo,~ ..... ~,,,.,~ ....... ~,-,- 'st te road near Shepherdstown and MIs Mary Bruce Furr as in " ...." ..... " ....... , .......... "~n ~" .... ~ ..... -,, ~ .... a ~-~,,,,,~. a , ; " -I and got first hand information o / Mrs Edith ~ elty of Shenandoah Trumont Seehrist :to Howard Se- structors some made flowers with I ............................~- - " ........ , . .~ne ~oera~mn m ,bne mxssne, she idetn, spent ~unaay wl~n mr. ano harles Seehrlst and Dor-Mrs C E Hann as in strucsorl "" " .............. fe -f thel ......... el" an- s nd oth Fulk one fourth undiwaea and Mrs ~ ~. tJava~ier was wor~: ~ ....................... - .......... Y ' " " ' " ' " ad lmassnemen. ~ays x~.~o~e ve ~o~I Mrs. ~u~n ~Jlegg. interest in the Sechrist farm o1lng on aluminum. Tne group -I ..... ,~-~ ~,--^-, * ..... ~- *~-^ ~ ............ ~ome w ,~.e ~.~ ,~otr~ m ~*'=1 mrs. ~onn ~ragg VlSl~ea M1ss FAMOUS 170 acres; 'two miles north of journed affter having spent a verylair Force WiVhout ~,hem I might[ Beverly Bragg in Washington D. Charles Town; Mabel C. Moore :~oenjoyable day. The next meeting I ~ ,,,~n .~',~,,,--^-~ -.~**. ~ ..... ~" ''~ -- ~-^--~^- ' H Whltmore lot 10 in block will be March 18 at ,the home of IUS_ ........ -~" "~ .......... "~1 ~'..~" ~v..u~: _. ~ . Win. . ' _ "-_ ' ~ ~. . .... ~ ~e~." / ~ar. ann Mrs. ~arry tJageoy 70, Preston St. Ranson lor $100;Mrs. Ily ~r~ina to mee~ a~ ~:~oI ..... /and daughter and Miss Joyce Go- Flora B. Henshaw and others to p.m. .~ / _l geby visited Mrs. Daisy Miller lanln lot 2 in block 16 Mr knd Mrs ~Leon ~pright andlFriday evening with the .formtr~ ~ ~' L.H. ~Ma " g, ' , .' ' .. . _. . . .. _ . ....... .~ .... .~ ~r.~ ~ornard Ott/ near Dargan, Md. on Sunday even lot of Shasta Ior $23" Briscoe Iamily spen~ ~unnay ,ann monaay I'l~are~lb~ ~*x~. ~.~u .~*~. ~ . . "1 ,,~,, P . , " rd T r ~ r and Elkins on bus--1 Sunaay evenmg mr. ano r~rs. ~en -,~.. Real Es.tate Agency ,to R~cha !n Pete sbu g ..~+~ a,ao, ,no children of Ran] Mzss Dorrene Oageby of Reed- Moler the oeo M Hough farm of mess 1"~'" :"ty':~. ......... 7-~:- : ~-"n -"e"* ~Xr~dnesda" ni-ht with ' ' " " ' famil'" ~ son vlsi~ea ~ner parents r4r ann ~ ~ ',~ ,'~ - 157V2 acres at Mechanicstown for Mrs. Harry Shir!ey and ,Yl ...... : .... 1]Mrs Ruth Clegg and Mrs. T. W. the consideration of $135 per acre of Middleway ~gt ~nerman ~,. I ~w~. v~, . . ._..- .... George W Dunn died at his Dillow of Myrtle Beach. Florida, I._Mr~.,N2than:elGrey,~,J~r~, ~rughI W~Ye ~vn.% z~.m~Y'will hold their home east of Charles Town. Mars *and Paul Wiley OI charles i ~e-~,, .~,?,-~ ......... -~ ....... , e-:.-mr ' -'^~*'-"-,=e~,-s "-*'~u u,,~ *~:~ "'*'"'~',.,,~,,,, ,,,,-~..~or'h ildin s, a ultr and a Town were guests Sunday of Mr. ,daugnters Donna t~rey ann .. "I - - - -~ ........ m:aF:o se Fl e/wL farm and Mrs .pright Ha ry :in s si ed Mr edfordrGa Onosneski of New Rooer w,mvmore ano z,amaly near were destroyed ,by fire. B M. ry ..... [~,ho.~,~ q,~,~. a.,~d~v .~ternoo~r [ be present as they will elect new Green who farms the pl*ace, sue- York City spent the weezena wz~n ~ ~ ......................... ~ " ~ ........ ar ' ' i Mrs. Uinerd Bowers was a ws~- ozncers ~or the commg ye . ceeded in removmg the meat from Allen S sk.. ...... ] .... .~A ...... , ..... ~ .h,~, nou-'l Mr Samuel Johnston of near h house before the fire reached ,Mr. Charles ~). blSZ .ann mece, l~V~ -',~.~"~7 =-~.'~"s ~ ..... ~-" "~ /~,- : ........... it~- t+t e ~at.hleen Dodson snent Thursday I gh, ter-m-law mrs. ~)oug ~owers I~_narles yown spen~ ~.Unu~y W L. b -'- ................. Mr anti Mrs Marvln ~reeaen Misses,Belle and Gertrude Sny with Charles Sisk and family. | and family m Bohvar. .I " , ., " r acco~n amed b Vherr brother Miss Gwen Anders of Charles| Visitors at ~he home of Mr. an(El ann zamuy. de p ' t)y CheEr 'b ~ ......... f f~ ~k~nd wi.t.hlMrs. Charles Staubs on Sundayl Mr. Harry Br.eeden and son of ~''~" S~ .................... [ were Mrs. Elwood Bowers and son1 Summit Pomt vzslted Mr. an.~. ~2lrs. ~:)on't forget the Womans Soc-[Bru'ce, Misses Sharon Clevenger I Marvin Breeden and famuy on iety of Christian Service will meet/and Carla Grey of Hallown, Mr.]Saturday night. f~|~r Friday night February 27 at the] and Mrs. George Shewbridge andl ~ . t,~11a11~3 home of Mrs' Daisy FriLLs |daughters, Mrs. Clyde Hawes, son] Production and sales of autos I' ..... Thursday ~lVlrs. Mary B~ce [Purr[Drew and daughter Susan, Mr.I show increase. ct d some of the Jefferson[ and Mrs. Roy Jones of Knoxville, I - ~ -- |U~|| mstru .;e --. - ~ ,- J X~d and Mrs Nellie C Brackett of ! ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY v'arm won~en's wluo memoers ,1,,-.- "~ making reed baske,ts at the home of Mrs. Robert Blackford. , | Saturday ~fternoon Mrs. B.H. " Riddleberger of Charles Town yes lied with Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr. ~.~ THIS IS A Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Tabb attend- ~ ,,,_ , CLOTHESLINE THF.SE ITEMS ON SALE FRIDAY, 27--From 5 P. M. to 9 P. M. Only $ ACETATE SLIPS of Regular $1.98 Generously Trimmed on the Bodice and Hem, IES UMBRELLAS Imported Numbers. At Price Buy a Spare for Ideal for school too. DRAPES Two Panel Shades of or TurqdGiSe: E CURTAINS Rayon Marquisette Eggshell White Only. 29 x 78. FLASHLIGHTS ed the Maryland and Virginia milk producers banquet in Wash- ington, D. C. Monday. The regular 4-H Club meeting will be Friday night, March 6 at the school house. Mr. and Mrs. Roy ~urr of Hag- erstown, Md. visited Sunday af- ternoon with Mrs. Mary Bruce Purr. Later tn the evoning they all visited Mr. and Mrs. Clark Furr in Charles Town including .Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Furr and son Kim. Mrs. F. P. Owens Sr. attended a meeting of the Shenandowh Coun ell of the Red Cross Thursday af ternoon at the Newton D. Baker i Hospi,tal. WIT. and Mrs. Charles Willis 'were visi.tors Saturday night with Mr .and Mrs. Jack Curry in Char les Town. .Mr .and Mrs. B. H. Riddleber- ger of Charles Town visited in Washington, D. C. Sunday after- noon. By Miss Dorothy Bowers Mrs. Charles Harden of Milton, W. Va. is spending several weeks at Vhe home Of her parents Mr. .and Mrs. Charles Staubs. During her visit here she also spent a week in Alexandria. Va. with her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hostler and son. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Brackett were visitors Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. David Brackett and fam- ily in Mlllville and also visited Mrs. Nellie C. Brackett and family in Ma'nnings. Mrs. Rose Coul~ney of Ranson spent last week with her son-in- la,w and daughter Mr. and 2VIrs. Marshall McAboy ,and son Wed- nesday afternoon. IMrs. McAboy and Mrs. Courtney visited Mrs. Donald Courtney and farhily in Berryville, Va. Mr. Alton C. Muse visited his mother Mrs. Gentry L. Muse and family in Leesburg, Va. Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. WMlace Oft and children of Mlllville were visitors BUY HER A DRYER FROM YOUR LOCAL ' ELECTRIC APPtlANC~ DIALER OR THE "Potomac Light & Power Co. ,#r....=.-= THIS IS RAIN THAT OFTEN FALLS ON CLOTHESLINES WHEN THEY ARE FULL OF CLOTHES THIS" IS A HOUSEWIFE WHO HAS JUST HAD RAIN FALL ON HER CLOTHESLINE FULL OF CLOTHES THIS IS ANOTHER HOUSEWIFE. SHE DOESN'T CARE IF IT RAINS OR NOT