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February 26, 1970     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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(FROM OUR FILES) ] second round. ~/ DIED:- Mrs. Susie Shepherd,Dr $1,200 I of Rippon, widow of the late Frank Shepherd, at her home; Forrest William Ware, a native C0u~ty S Hatch Of Dimes Drive of .Jefferson County, in a Cleve- land, Tenn. hospital; Mrs. Dor- ithy Winifred Dill w, 36, wife of YEARS AGO -- I0 Boyce and his son, Richard Edw- town of Ranson not only ard Reiter of Berryville from a full-time policeman now, Joseph J. Thompson, founder and for the first time has a new operator of the business for the purchased through past 15 years. Chevrolet Agency in Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weller of Town. near Halltown held a golden~ wed ttalltown Presbyterian Chu ding reception for Mrs. Weller's officially organized, with elected - W. Edwin Calvin Costello, Earl and Raymond Parks. Elmer Dillow of the Kabletown section at her home; Mrs. Annie Williams Smith, 87, at the Knott Rest Home in Charles Town; John Cleveland Fleming, 69, Shep 4herdstown, in Newton D. Baker V." A. Center. Blue Ridge Livestock Sales featured prime veal, top $40.00. parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. William t Marlow of the county, t 20 --- YEARS AGO -- 20 The Shepherdstown High Card- Thomas D. "Ted" Webster of inals defeated Musselman by a the Mt. Parr section of Charles 01d Dominion Appliance Charles Town was pur- Class A Sectional tourney game. Y the Paul E. Reiter of. They play Page Jackson in the score of 69-55 in the opening Town, celebrated his 50th. year as a printer on Feb. 20th. FAST RELIABLE EFFICIENT Does Your Wiring Safely Meet the Electrical Needs o, ,o. Ho Yesterday's circuits and outlets may not have the power to carry the load for today's electrical living. For an expert check-up, free estimate, call All Work Guaranteed tlS, soon. MAGAHA APPLIANCE CENTER DIAL 725-5516 - CHARLES TOWN For Fast And Efficient Service The Rev. Cornelius C. Tarplee, Rector of Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town, announced his ac- ceptance of a call to St. Paul's Church, Lynchburg, Va. Andrew T. Mahoney began his duties as manager at the local Newberry store, replacing T. A. 'Edwards, manager for the past six years. Congratulations to Charles Town's Gerald "Friz" Dorsey, who was voted the Most Popular Man in the Celebrity contest held at Shepherd College. Jockey Sammy Palumbo of Charles Town has the ususual distinction of performing long enough at one race track to win 500 or more races. 30 --- YEARS AGO -- 30 George William Watson, Ser- geant of Company D, Twelfth Vir ginia Cavalry, celebrated his 100th birthday at his home in Parkers- burg. W. F. Alexander of Charles Town announced his candidacy for re-election to the W. Va. House of Delegates. Dr. Robert Gibson, Shepherds- town druggist, sold his home on Main St. to William Rutherford who had sold his home on High St to Albert Cave. DIED: - Dr. William J. Melvin at the local hospital; Miss Alice V. Moore at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Coleman, E. Wash- ington St.; Mrs. Cora Whittington at her home on.the Leetown road Mrs. Lydia Barr Purr at the Char les Town Hospital; Vincent L. Adams, Charles Town. D. W. Hayes who had been manage~ for a J. J. Newberry Co. at Monroe, N. C. has been trans- ferred to Charles Town, replacing Paul McIver who was transferred to Massena, N. Y. 40 -- YEARS AGO -- 40 A day of snow and no school in Jefferson County brought help to the March of Dimes - National Foundation campaign as the child- ren of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Gore and of Dr. and Mrs. Ernest Benner, under the supervision of Mrs. Benner, Charles Town Junior Woman's Club President, prepared mailers for the campaign. The School of Hope is benefftting from this work and in the above picture officials of the school receive a check in the amount of $1,200 for work with children born with birth defects. Pictured are Mrs. Ernest Penner, 1970 campaign chairman: Mrs. James E. Gore, Jefferson County National Foundation Chairman; Mrs. Charles Singhas, representing executive board of School of Hope; and Mrs. King, teacher at the schooL. According to figures being pub lished in connection with a pand. ing campaign to rid the country ! of illiteracy, Jefferson County had 95~[ illiterate persons with 252, more than one fourth of the total, living in Charles Town. Berkeley County had 852 illiter- ates with 258 of them in Martins- burg. Bank of Charles Town; Capital $50,000; surplus $75,000. DIED: - Mrs. Susan McDonald Stranard, at the home of her neice; Mrs. Kate M. Cooke, S. Samuel St.; Major William M. McMechen, at a hospital in Staun ton, Va.; Charles A. Williams at his home in Winchester, Va. 50 -- YEARS AGO --- 50 The Patrick Henry Post, Ameri- can Legion was organized in Cha- rles Town, John R. Lewis was elected Commander. Roger Man- uel, Vice-Commander; Cecil Eby Adjutant; George M. Beltzhoover Jr Post Historian. Miss Ruth M. Covert and Char- les W. Clegg were married in Duffields by the Rev. J. C. Siler. DIED: - At her home in Char- les Town, Mrs. Eliza C. Alexander in Hagerstown Md Mrs. Laura V. Starkey, wife of Raymond Star key ,formerly of this county; in Warrensburg, Mrs. George Willis Hout, formerly of Shepherdstown 90 -- YEARS AGO -- 90 J. C. Holmes of Charles Town was awarded the contract for a new station for the Shenandoah Valley Railroad at Shenandoah Junction, a new town at the junct ion of that road with the B & O Railroad in this cotmty. I f - . -:. - - - -o .~ - Mrs. Bertie Moler Mr. and Mrs. Donald Trundle and daughter, Carla of Centerville Va. were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Snyder. Work this Contest and Win Prizes!!| OVER $5,000 IN PRIZES AND AWARDS TO BE GIVEN AWAY (In Merchandise Certificates) ENTER 1rills CONTEST PRIZE AND win, 1ST PRIZE (1) Brand New $229.95 Value DRESSMAKER ZIG-ZAG 24 CAM Sewing Machine 2ND PRIZE 2 Adjustable Dress Forms e 3RD PRIZE 5 Transistor Radlos 4TH PRIZE 5 Pairs Electric Scissors U.ScRAMsL T. wO Ds No Obligation -Nothing To Buy! h's Easy Ifs RULES 2 All entries become the property among all correct mztrles. All of CiTY SEWING MACHINE CO entries will be awarded a CertWlclt~ ~' t.heUnited States Marysville," Kansas. All prize and award whmws wm be and SUp- 3. Entries must be postmarked no notified by mail SEWIt~G MACHINE later than 8 days from the receipt 4. Only one ~ IN~ Ks and their ira- of this entry. So hure], mall the each contestant. The operation of entry form or a reasonable facsimile shall be subject to and today! Winners of the Sewing Ma- 5. Oecislon Of ate lg all federal, state chine, Adjustable Dress Forms, Tran- 6. No representative ~ ~ ordinances, decisions sistor Radios and Electric Scissors come to your borne. ~Vimlem witl be selected by drawing from be notified by I~ " Entry Form , "SMART MONEY, AND Unscramble These Words-+HinL. They All Pertain to S~/in9 CTISTH ~, i *,l i ii e e lee e4 UO'TTBN~ 2 REPZ|P NRETTAP SROS$1CS t 1 I Cl.~g | w /'~ I O I m Cp all Ks. 465U I I 70 -- YEARS AGO - 70 J. D. Billmyer of Shepherds- town announces himself a candi- date for Sheriff, with William H. Burns and Charles W. Conrad as his d+puties. Miss Cora M. Osbourn, daugh- ter of George W. Osbourn of near Shepherdstown and Rion Lucas, formerly of the county, were mar ried in Philadelphia. DIED: - At his borne near K~r- neysville, Daniel Getzendanner; near Kabletown, Mrs. Eliza Car- roll; at the home of his parents at Myerstown, William Neill Lan gdon. 80 -- YEARS AGO --,80 James N. Corbin celebrated his 100th. birthday at his home near Leetown. DIED: - Near Charles Town, Mrs. Hannah L. Sechrist, wife of John L. Secbrist; in Johnson County, Mo.; Mrs. Mary Jane Har ris, widow of Thomas Harris and daughter of Samuel Melvin, for- merly of this county. Charles Washington Theatre RANSON, W. VA. 24-Hr. Movie Information DIAL 725-7201 Fri Sa~. Feb. 27.28 A Super Western With Terence Hill -- "God Forgives, I Don't" Showing at 7 and 10:25 p.m, Vincent Price In Edgar Allen Poe's -- ' HE OBLONG BOX" Showing at 8.:50 p. m. Sat. and Sum 2 P. M. Only The Best Comedy In Years! "Yours, Mine and Ours" Ludlle Ball. Henry Fonda Sun.-Mon.-Tues. Mar. 1,2-3 Stars of - "Midnight Cowboy," '~he Grad~e" -- Dustin Hoffman - Jon Voight "MADIGAN'S MILLIONS Showing at 7 and 9:50 p. m. "Fearless Frank" Showing at 8:30 p. In. Wed. thru SaL Mar. 4-7 Giant Er~tertainment For The Entire Family -- "Krakatoa, East of Java" Showing at 7 and 9:20 p. m. | Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Batters n, 1 Chester, N. Y. were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. B. Ilouser, Thursday. Mrs. Ernest Houser was a visit-: or at the home of her brother and sister-in-]aw, Mr. and Mrs. James Lynch in Ranson, Satur- day night. Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Ilouser and daughters, Diane and Debbie of Hagerstown, Md. were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houser and daughter, Vicky. Mrs. Audrey Starliper, who was a patient in the City Hospital, Martinsburg returned home on Thursday. Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mose were Mrs. Katherine Feltner, Charles Town, Mrs. Geralein Speaker and son, Charles, Mrs. Itomer Rowe, Sharpsburg, Md. and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Mose and family of Ranson. Earl Lee Jones and family of Martinsburg and Mrs. Ronald Wil- iingham and family of Smithburg Md. visited Mrs. George E. Jones Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. James Tucker of Lanham, Md. were Sunday visitors at the home of the latter's parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Daugherty. Olin Knott, an employee of the Martin Marietta Co who has been living in Manistee, Michigan visited Mrs. Charles Knott and son, Glenn and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. B. Houser, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Knott are moving to Winchester, Va. and the for- mer will be at the plant in Mar- tinsburg. l Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Powell and family, Woodsboro, Md visit ed the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Grimm and family, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. William Burke and family, Hyattsville, Md. were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Hoffmaster. , Mrs: Marie Gifft, Shepherds- town, Md. and Mrs. Paul Jackson and daughter, Mrs. Thomas Haft- master, Millville, Mr. and Mrs. William Geary and family of Suit- ~land, Md. and Mrs. Gary Iden were weekend visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Hoffmaster. Mr. and Mrs. James Gifft and daughter of Shepherdstown visit- ed the farmer's grand mother, Mrs. Walter Hoffmaster, Sunday afternoon. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1970 B--7 Did you pick number three' Wror~j. It's number four. Don't feel bad. It's a natural mistake. After all, our 39-cent goblet is MidniteCrystal Stemware. It sings whenyourub it; it ringswhen you tap it. And like the others, it is designed and fashioned by top caliber craftsmen. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Itill, Scrabble, W. Va. visited Mr. and Mrs. Carl IIill last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hoff- ~ master and nephew, Bradley Haft master of Martinsburg visited Mr. and Mrs. Carl IIill, Saturday. Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Dopson were Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Snyder and ,family, Charles Town and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Dopson of Blue field, W. Va. Mrs. Ronald Myers and child- ren, Jeffery and Sharon of Staf- ford, Va. were Monday visitors at the home of Mrs. Raleigh F. Moler and Miss Barbara Myers. Mr. and Mrs. William Geary and sons of Suitland, Md. were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. N~rman Geary. Mrs. Gilbert Shade and Miss Edith Geary of Charles Town visited their sister, Mrs. Marga~t Daugherty, Sunday afternoom : O PEN TONIGHT DON'T LOOK ON YOUR To get the full lion's share BOTH of those legal deductions, FEDERAL look no furtherl Just take AND your tax return to H & R STATE BLOCK. There's an office near you. Trained preparers will tame your taxes. it: GUARANTEE .' ', + ill We guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. JJJ [JJ If we make any errors that cast you tiny penohy or If| In Intete~, we Wilt I~aY the penatty orinterest. + JiJ |L;.j ~ t + " r America's Largest Tax Service with Over 4000 Offices FREDERICK, MD. CHARLES TOWN. W. VA. BERRYVILL]~. VA. 313 S. Jefferson 301 W. Washington 15 East Main WEEKDAYS 9 a. m. to 9 p. m.--S~t. 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. - Phone 725-8081 - NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY JJ How do you get i@ Make a purchase at any participating CITGO dealer. For only 39 cents, we'll offer you a choice of the 14 oz. size, the 11 oz. size, and the 7Y2 oz. size. SeparateJy, they're superb. Together, they make a matched ensemble to cor~ plement the most aristocratic table setting. You may be x 1~70 CITGO.Te~lema~k Citie~i Servt~ Oil Oompa~. s~d~itdiary OI Gitiez Service GomPan~', Participating Dealers: DEN'S CITGO BARNEY S CITGO N. Mildred St. - Ran on, W. Va. U.S. Rte. 11 N. - Martinsburg, W. Va. Interested to know, by ~eway, number one is $15.00,number tw~ ~6.50, three is $5.~,~0, rfjve and six Gre $9.50, $7 50. Pretty good compare/for goblelg you can get for 39 cents at CITGO, A nice place to visit. H & D CITGO Duke. St. - Shepherdstown, W. Va. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. PHONE 725.7021.