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Charles Town, West Virginia
February 27, 1969     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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February 27, 1969

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Chapman, 48, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Burner of Charles Town at her home in Berryville; Aaron M. Grim Sr., 66, a native of Bakerton, in Washington Co. Hospital; Mrs. Florence May Egle widow of George E. Egle and daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Britt of this county, in the Airley Nursing Home in \z I film the part of Mrs. km, a neighbor, is cred- ving the lives of Mr. I eth Knott and four ‘ 0? Kearneysville, from mg home. .65 M. Mason, III of Own will serve as reg- chairman for the 1959 campaign, Martinsburg. Esther Geary, Shepherds- MARRIED: . Miss Dorothy School senior was the Johnson, daughter of Mr. and r of HM - 7) “a y True Security , 38d by the Jefferson JaIcees. My ' Mrs. Herbert Marks ix: 011. Va., daughter of the d Mrs. W. H. Baldwin ‘ Towu; Miss Mollie "’ ormerly of Martinsburg Mrs. J. L. Johnson, Harpers Ferry, to Willis Junior Ingram, also of Harpers Ferry. Mrs. Helen M. Cavalier was named general chairman for the Harpers Ferry centennical to be held Oct. 2th. Feature of the Blue Ridge Live annfimfimn’mfiwmmam V P L A Z A ENDING TUESDAY hmmnsrnn, VA. Eve. 8:00 Sat-Sun. Mat. 2:00 inner of 3Acaclemy Awards . "WWW" Mm LOOK son NCOM ,hih‘the’full lion’s share BOT“ like“ from deductions, FEDERAL ’ ‘“° rtherl Just take {2% m" lax return to H 8: R 5:22: ‘ I“ K There's‘an office near" “ mined preparers wimvrm . . Alembic/2". I. , “70W taxes. ,r UP w GUARANTEE -——————-———- Grantee accurate preparation of every tax return. l l“ make any errors that cost you dny penalty or , ’ I. we will pay the penalty or interest. H :X§[[(co. -, "s largest Tax Service with Over 3000 Offices CHARLES TOWN. W. VA. 301 W. Washington' BERRYVILLE. VA. 16 East; Main A Center DAYS 9 a. m. \i , to 9 p. m.——Sst. 9 a. m. to 6. 9.1!. Phone 725-8081 NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY -" '1 . nu. TREES (K \ r , 2 rear THICK! ,ng ’1 ‘ . “$va HEAVIER THAN A HAND SAW! ‘ h”? light, so compact, so ll? belongs in every yard 3 Spot kit. 50 perfectly Wen your wife can use 'l 8" tree in seconds. «'0 work with. Take it the! , complete with 12" bar and chain do 95 Mien. Sign. Us! Moo I II SW AUTOMATIC may.“ . “film, ML" QUIET POWER! CHAIN OIUNG! V VI“! IA. AND CNAIN 7 .5199” Mtg“. Stu. IN Fri“ The Mac I040 Automatic puts you in the professional woodman class. Automatic oiling prolongs the life of, bar and chain. l6" bar takes’you into the big timber—but quietly! -W to «ma mm on. Mi... , i“ any: rouuos lESS nit/CHAIN CW as our complete line of McCutIoctt Power-Packed Saw: a“ '5 home, farm, industry and professional use. "idluoN MACHINERY N0. 1’ -— Charles Town, W. Va. . . , . , in Baltimore, Md., Mrs. ROSle Lee? Regular scheduled passenger sale will be held at the Baker stock Sales was choice steers, top Trumont Sechrist to Howard Sec- $28.50. hrist, Charles Sechrist and Dor- othy Fulk, one-fourth undivided interest in the Sechrist farm of 170 acres two miles north of Charles Town; Mabel C. Moore to William H. Whitmore lot 10 in block 70, Preston St., Ranson for $100; Flora B. Henshaw and’ . . . ‘ others to L. H. Mannin , lot 2 111‘ flights from Mafilnsburg Airport block 16, plot of Shastg for $23; by 311. Amen?” Always DC‘3 Briscoe Real Estate Agency to Hype am?“ “"11 be used- lRichard T. Moler, the George M. Forty-nine years ago Feb. 20th Hough farm of 157V2 acres at 1a. young man 0f 15 years went to Mechanicstown for $135 per acre. work as a printer in the Spirit, George Dunn died at his of Jefferson office. Thomas Dal— home east of'Charles Town. filas Webster will mark that anni—‘ Two buildings, a poultry andl iversary .On sunday at his home a meat house on Fleetwood Farm on W- leerty St- ,werc destroyed by fire, Bedford,’ The Cecil Watson sale of anti-‘ Green, who farms the place, sue-l que and household furnishings ceeded in removing the meat ‘:held at Lee’town last Saturday from the house before fire reach- drew one of the largest crowds ed it, seen at a sale for some time. Donnie Mickey Furfari and ,Mrs. Furfari the former Miss Eli- Ezabeth Skinner of Charles Town have accepted positions with the Morgantown Dominion News, he as sports editor and she as society editor. DIED: - Mrs. Mabel Lee .Ham- mond of Keameysville;£ecil T. Herndon at his home in Shenan doah Junction. 20 — YEARS AGO — 20 The County Court appointed J. D. “Dan” Walker, Justice of the Peace to fill the position vaca ted by F. R. Cockrill. l 50—YEARSAGO—50 Lake, Texas, J. Aldridge Chew, a native of this county; at his home in Ellensburg, Washington ,Charles Edward “Ned” Crane, a lnative of Jefferson County; at the home of her daughter in Mar tinsburg, Mrs. Fannie Allen, wid- low of James M. Allen, formerly of this county; at hsis Ehomedin —"‘ Charles Town, Jo n . aster ay 30 " YEARS AGO — 30 Confederate veteran and former A new quarry to supply stone ; mayor of Charles Town. for street improvements in Cha- 60 YEARS AGO -- 60 rles Town and Ransom was open- ed in the timber on the John W. The Mminsburg and Charles Irvin farm, near the B & 0 cross ‘Town Gas and Water (3., issued . ing on the Flowing Spring road. bonds to the amount of $330,000. W- Va- mad bonds bearing 4% MARRIED: Miss Hattie Con- percent interest and due in 1947i ren 1. m were quoted this week by Rich— ; gfidthaengogfiy' ce E" C 199' th mond brokers at a price to’yieldi DIED; , Mrs. Cassie A. Drish, 1.9 per cent. Eight years ago - f Ge 2. W Drish a her these bonds were selling belowlgéglogvig Chgris wan. t cm, GOP Mm...“ To Attend Conference In Washington In April uel D. Engle of Charles Town. DIED: - Seymour H. Landis at {the home of his daughter, Mrs. ,A. B. Link, Washington Court, gGi'lbert Miller, Kearneysville nat ive, at his home in Morgantown. The February meeting of the 40 — YEARS AGO "' 40 Jefferson County Federation of Real Estate transfers: H. M. Republican Women was held on Shell to J. Quigley Reinhart, a February 11th at the home of ’tract adjoining the Kearneysville , Mrs. Robert P. Leonard in Harp- state road; near Kearneysville; ers Ferry. ——-—-—-—-—-—-—-—-—- Important dates announced at Legal Notice that meeting were: February let Lincoln Day Dinner in Berkeley Auction of Automobile 0n the let. day of March, 1969, County at the Gateway Hotel and lat 10:00 o’clock A. M., E. S. T., March 5th, Lincoln Day Dinner in Jefferson County at the War ‘Memorial Building in Shepherds- 2by‘virtue of a certain security linterest the Baker VA Center lCredit Union will offer for sale town. Plans were made for members tat public auction a 1966 Four Door Sedan V-8 Ford LTD, of the Jefferson County Federat- Seria1 Number 5A60C117232. The ion to attend the 17th Annual Republican Women’s Conference. This will be held April 14-17, 1969 in Washington, D. C. Mrs. Nixon will welcome conferees to Heights Citgo Service Station ,1, m. , i, .. . .7 . i... e, no Hansen an afternoon 1063133 30035 W 9 from the reception. Exact time socialite entrance to the Veteran’s Admin- istration Center. The terms of to be momed‘ sale will be cash; auctioneer will be Paul E. Miller, Jr.; not re- sponsible for accident on thel ENTIRE FAMILY premises. To make arrangements Exciting features, delightful to view the vehicle, call Martins- comics, sport‘s, puzzles and games, burg, 263-0811 Ext. 309 during informative articles, and all working hours. around good reading are yours Feb. 20-2-t. levery week in The Baltimore News American. The whole fam- ily enjoys it. There’s even a cross word puzzle with a big cash prize. Get your copy every week. THE BALTIMORE NEWS AME- RICAN GREAT READING FOR The man with {YEW IDEAS FOR A NEW ERA M E degfirSale At Your Local News- Insurance Consultant GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY Fairfax BIdg.-Phone 725-5814 WEST LIBERTY STREET CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. A I u’ Notice To Contractors Sealed proposals will be receiv- ed by The State Road Commission of West Virginia at its office in Charleston, West Virginia, Room 417, Office Of the Executive Sec- lretary, 1800 Washington Street, lEast, until 10 A. M., Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, March 25. 1969 and said proposals will 'be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter for the construction of the following pro- jects on State Roads. Federal Aid Project FM (5) Jefferson County. 3.38 Miles of US 340 (Trunkline) from E of Charles Town to W of Bolivar for Grading, Draining and Port- land Cement Concrete Pavement including a Concrete Structure No. 2833 Proposal Guaranty: $50,000.00. Federal Aid projects herein advertised for bids are subject to the Equal Employment Oppor- tunity requirements of FHWA ORDER, INTERIM 7-2. Informat- ion concerning prequalification statements, and requirements will be furnished upon request by the State Road Commission’s Contract gOffice, 218 California Avenue. Charleston, West Virginia. The State Road Commission, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of‘1964 (78 Stat. 252) and the Regulations of the Department of Commerce (15 C. F. R.’. Pant 8), issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that the contract entered into pur- suant to this advertisement will be awarded to the lowest respon- sible bidder without discriminat- ion on the ground of race, color, or national origin. ‘ ' The right is reserved to reject any or all Proposals. THE STATE ROAD COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA J. C. DILLON, JR. EXECUTIVE SECRETARY Feb. 2054. e 5 A‘I'IOIIWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY MUIUAL FIRE INSURANCE OWN It" INSURANCE COMPANY Items Office: cologne». 90p Locally Owned Insurance Annular BETTER, WITH SONOTONE Your Hearing Deservesm'rl'he" Beat! 5 0 N 0 T 0 N E 0i Hagerstown ROY D. FURR, Manager 733 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, Md. Phone: Hagerstown REgent 3-3242 Or Charles Town - 725-5391 Free Home Demonstration BUILDING, BUYING. on monomer \ui I HEA DIED: - At his home in Eagle: H FERRY BOLIVAII Mrs. Reid Geronimo .14 :31. so) Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fridley and family, of Baltimore, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Houston Fridley. I Mr. Walter Jenkins returned to < where he remains a patient. v Mr. and Mrs . Javorskl and daughter are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Loughry on Washington Street this week. Mr. Robert B. Menefee remains a patient in Boston Veterans Hos- pital where he has been under-l going diagnosis for the last three weeks. His address is Ward 10C, 1 150 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plains, Boston, Mass. 02130.. He‘ would like to hear from all his; friends. 23rd Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ainsworth. celebrated their 23rd wedding |anniversary with a reception Sat- ,urday night, Feb. 22. Quite a number of their relatives and friends attended in honor of the occasion. They received many lovely and useful gifts. Delicious refreshments were served during the evening. Mr. Ernest Littleton, of Atlan- zta, Ga., spent Sunday visiting friends in Bolivar. Returned From Africa, A/LC Kenny Snider, a member of the US. Air Force and a neph- ew of Mrs. J. C. Loughry, recent- i ly returned from Africa where he spent the past eighteen months, George, arrived Sunday for an ex- tended visit with her, son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. C. Loughry in Bolivar. ’MeSsrs. John Paul Heater and Ronald Ott have returned after a {first enjoyable vacation in Flor- Mrs. Melvin Fields is a patient in King’s Daughters’ Hospital where she is having a check-up and tests. She expects to return home the last of this week. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Watson Charles Town General Hospital and his broil-her. Douglas, of Wil- ‘last week for further treatment 113mm“, Md" Spent Saturday With their grandmother, Jessie Eackles in Bolivar. Lenten Season Begins. Camp Hill United Methodist Mrs. YOU'II. BE LEADING THE SPRING FASHION PARADE It You Choose One Of Our Spring Bonnets Beautiful Selections - Fashioned By Olympic And National Fashions, was the weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Loughry. He was accompa- nied by his fiancee, Miss «Linda Jones of Baltimore. They left on Monday to visit his parents in Rowlesburg. After a 30day fur- lough he will leave for Germany for a tour of duty. Mrs. John Edmonson left from Dulles airport on Sunday to be with her sister, Mrs. Nellie Car- tfir in Lantana, Fla, who is quite ’i . Mrs. Hoke Smith, of Hanover, Pa, formerly a resident of Bar- 1pers Ferry, was a weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. K. K. Cavalier. She was on her way to Florida to .attend the graduation of her grandson in Melbourne, Fla. l After the meeting of the Home Demonstration Club of Leetow‘n, last week the club, represented by some of the ladies, later made a very generous donation of cash. and used linens to the Pentecostal Nursing Home in Bolivar. They found, the guests there very hap- py and well cared for. The Home staff was most grateful for the donationsland are glad to wel- come any visitors durtng the af- ternoon hours and the guests al’ ways are happy to have company. Red Cross Drive The annual Red Cross Drive will get under way for Jefferson ,County with a "Kick Off” lunch- ,eon for all the workers on Mon- .day, March 3 ,at noon at Asbury United Methodist Church. The drive will last through March 15. ,When the representatives from this area call on you, please give generously for this most worthy cause. Mr. Robert Loughry and MISS Georgianna Phifer, of Baltimore. spent the weekend with her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. James Loughry. (FROM LAST WEEK) Recent visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Robinson were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rob- inson, of Waldorf, Mi, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Carter of Falls 'Church, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mose of Bakerton, Mr. and Mrs. William Brennaman, of Philadel- phia. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Brennaman and son, of Hunting- don, Pa., Mrs. R. Clair Dell, of Mill Creek, Pa, and Mrs. Kenzie g. Bagshaw, of Holidaysburg, a. 5 Dr. Earl Henderson, assistant to the president of Shepherd Col- lege, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeeting of the W0- man’s Club of Harpers Ferry Dis- tric at the club house on Thurs- day (tonight), Feb. 20. This will also be the last opportunity the members will have to make their contribution to the Pearl Buck Foundation for this year. Mr. William Ramey has re- turned home after being con- fined in Winchester Memorial Hospital for several days\ for treatment. Dr. and Mrs. Robert Detrick, of McLean, Va, were weekend guests of Rev. and Mrs. Ronald Ketterman at the parsonage lax week. ' Mrs. Joy Stottlemeyer is new recuperating nicely at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Lancaster in Bolivar. 8,5 ter undergoing surgery in Win- chester Memorial Hospital. Recent visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Hewett}! were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Henre'tte, of Bedington, Mrs. Elizabeth Henretta, of Martinsburg, and Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Frye, of Bel- timore. . Mrs. Frank Jamison and two children, of Virginia Beacluar- rived Saturday and are martin: ‘her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Singhas this week. They will be joined ‘by Mr. Jamison till} weekend. Mrs. Arrah Mae Lehman and daughter, Andrea. of Scotch Plains, N. J.. aare visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary Eaclcles this week. . Mrs. Malvina Snider, of St. l Martinsburg Dial 263-2768 “Tricky Trucker" Town, W. Across From Veterans Kearneysville, W. Inwood, W. Va. commu CHARLES TOWN. w. GIVE FASHION A HAND WITH A PAIR OF KID And LEATHER-LOOK NYLON GLOVES (We Have The Long And Short Of It All In Many Colors) Browse - Sip Fine Coffee - Enjoy Delightful Music WASHINGTON SPECIALTY SHOP 118 E. Martin St. AufltentldoolortuI reproductions of award-winning originals. ‘ (Get one with each $3.00 or more purchase at CITGO.) (:60. A nice place to visit. And collect FREEoIown prints. PARTICIPATING DISTRIBUTORS: Moran’s once, A SERVICE E. Ween, ‘ngton Street BAKER HEIGHTS crrco INWOOD CITGO snuvrdu VA. < SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER’S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27-, 1969 B—{i Church will begin the Learner: Season”.by having a Communion service on Sunday. morning. The Rev. Paul Ajkin of Iowa Will as- sist during celebration of Holy Communion and Mrs. Aikin will be guest soloist. Beginning Feb. 23 there will be Lenten services every Sunday evening at the church at 7:30 during Lent and the M.Y.F. will have a Len- ten breakfast at the church each Thursday morning at 7:45 before going to school during Lent. Mr. Norman Wilt returned home Sunday after being a pa- tient in Winchester Memorial Hospital for several days last Week. Mrs. H. R. Crook and daughter Sheri, visited Mr. and Mrs. Bill: Isherwood in Gerrardstlown on Sunday. Lions Meeting The Lions Club of Harpers Fer- ry held its monthly meeting at the Cliffside restaurant last Wed- nesday and was entertained by Mr. Donald Eackles showing slides of his trip to Morocco. ‘ Stork Showers ._l ..i. .1". ATTEND CHURCH Enhance Your Fashion With Hand Bags Ihat Rate High For Good looks And Boominess As Well. A WELCOME SPRING WITH US 3rd Avenue Reason Dial 725-5221 ‘“Uy Dewey” PETERSON’S CITGO STATION N. Mildred Street -- Ransom, W. Va. BARNEY’S CITGO 8: GROCERY U. 8. Route 11 North Martinshurg, W. Va. 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