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Pvt. Rolfe M. Kelley Completes Military Police Training Telephone Your News to 222 # PVT. ROLFE M. KELLEY (AHTNC)-Army Pvt. Rolfe M. Kelley, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley L Kelley, Charles Town W. Va. recently completed eight weeks of military police training at The Provost Marshall Gener- al's School, Fort Gordon, Ga. Kel ley received instruction in self defense, traffic control and the basic procedures of civil and mill- tary law. tie entered the Army last September and completed ba sic training at Fort Benning, Ga. Kelley is a 1955 graduate of Char en to receive gold keys. As an additional honor, one of Linda's paintings was chosen as one of the best five to be sent to New York to compete for the Hallmark award of $100. Linda is a freshman and an hun or student at North Syracuse Cen tral High School She is interest- ed in a career in Commercial Art. Rev. Se Be l Speaker For Preaching Mission At Camp Hill The Rev. Mr. Joseph D. Sergent will be the guest speaker at Camp Hill Methodist Church in Harpers Ferry during a special series of services beginning on March 19 and lasting through March 24. Rev.'-,, Sergent will present a study in Dicipleship in conjunction with the Quadrennial Emphasis, "Jesus Christ Is Lord". . , In the past year he has conduc- ted similar type services at Oak- land, Kabletown and Bedington Churches with excellent response. Several years ago, he preached a series of nightly services at the Millville Methodist Church, while he served as pastor of the Shen- PERSONALS J. Edgar Griffith of Jefferson Avenue, manager of the H. W. Wageley, Inc. Supertane Gas Company of Charles Town is a surgical patient in the Kings Dau ghters Hospital hospital in Mar- tinsburg. He entered the hospital on Tuesday of last week. His con dition was reported as being satis factory on Wednesday morning. John Skinner, student at West Virginia University spent ~he past weekend at the home of his parents, Attorney and Mrs. John Skinner on Lawrence Street in Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. James Hough mo- ored to Hamilton, Va. on Sunday to visit the formers sister Mrs. Carrie Titus and family Mrs. Daisy Bates who has been a patient in the Charles~ Town General Hospital for the past 8 weeks has been moved to the Knott Rest Home. Mrs. John Stanley and child- ren John and Nancy of Frederick were weekend visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Norman E. Johnston. Mrs. Erma Jenkins and Mrs. les Town High School and attend andoah Junction Charge. Mildred Ashwood visited Mrs. ed West Virginia University, Mor He majored in religion at Mor- Tom Kemp Monday evening. gantown and Shepherd College, ris Harvey College and did corn- Visiting with the Slushers and Shepherdstown. mendable scholarship at Wesley Wilsons, Leetown Sunday were Theological Seminary on the cam Mrs June Bohre . ar i i L laiil ~i~~~iii . r M tnsburg for of ,St. Thomas Lutiaeran Chus ,, . L, _ ~'_ c,___l. "il Va were visitors with Mr oh, corner Seventh Avenue and Marian Myer~ |0 )~K vl e, . . .... ,. North Mildred street, Ranson an ann Mrs. ~orman ~. Jonnsmn nounced Monday the following TO Leet0wn 4.H Club this past week. . ~schedule of services for Sunday! Mrs. Mildred Ashwooa. of Ran 'NI rch 1 n wee son is a medmaz pauent m me a 2 a d subsequent k-i^ L , ," ~ .... day events: The service at 11:00 a. i U~ Marc~ | ~ rroaram Charles Town General hospital, m.; sermon, "Twelve Baskets". I ~ Re|son, W. Va. 3{ r bin sery held during worship. I The Leetown Toppers 4-H Club Mrs. Mabel Harding and son Sunday Church School and the Iwill hold their Public Meeting on Frankie of Engle, W, Va. visited Pastors. Cla~ at 9:45 a. m.; Jos-IWednesday evening, March 15th with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ash- : ep . Sta ey, Superinteeend:nt. at the Leetown School House wood, Ranson Thursday night. Junior Luther League m at I beginning at'7:30 P.M. Mrs. Harding also spent Friday the parsonage at 6:30 p. m. Senior I A very interesting program has with them. Luther League meets at 7:30 p. m. [been planned for the evening Mr and Mrs Edward Johnson Monday, Sunday Church School I with Mrs. Marian Myers as the of Takoma Park, Md. and Mr. and officers meet at the parsonage at I guest speaker. A display of pro- Mrs Daryl Shaw attended the 7:30 p. m.; Evangelism committee ! jects books will be given showing graveside services of their mother , and lay visitors meet at the home I the many different projects avai- i Mrs Paxson Whitmore. of Mr. and Mrs. Alvey Ebersoletlahle for boys and girls interested ~M;o a~,,~l,,~o Mohler Martins- at 7:30 I). m. Emmanuel Circle tin 4-7~ Club Work. Refreshments ~,,;:'~''v]s~t~l"'"~tildred 'Ashwood meets Tuesday at 8L00~.p. m:. at I will be served. - _. Ranson" OWedne"sday afternoon. me home oz ~ars. ~. o.~ner, weal The purpose ot me pumic u,o T,,,tv l-lm,~,h visited her nesday United Lutheran Church" meetin~ is to acquaint the ~,,o. 7,,.~j *-y-~, ......... ' o . 'ruesoay morning. Men meet at the church at 6:00 p. parents and frmnds of club mere- " ............. of m. for supper meeting; Lenten bers, as well as other interested tears. ~t~cnaru ~. ~m~tn or. Vespers Wednesday at 7:30 p. m. persons of the community of the Berryville, Va. visited Miss Ella with sermon on Revelation 6. work of the 4-H Clubs The most Smith at her apartment Thursday Thursday, Den 2 of Cub Scout important work of 4*H" is that of morning. Pack 39 at 4:00 p. m. Friday, Jun developing boys and girls into Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Moore ior Choir practice at 4:00 p~ m. useful, happy, and competent of Richmond, Va. are spending Meeting of parents and leaders in citizens this week in New York wfith terested in Cub Scout Pack 39 at " ~ friends. the church Friday at 7:30 p m. ~,, gielu iith|sc~sses Miss Jean Perks, daughter of Confirmation class meet Saturday I*H;~. nt ~ Mr. and Mrs. Phil Perks returned at 11:00 a. m. at the parsonage. . - to her home on Thursday after ,,. . Dried Arrangement For being a patient in the Charles " Town General Hospital MISS Llnaa nonemus Mr. Daniel L. Heflebower was ay e- AwardP0whatan Garden Club a Tuesday evening guest of his Wins Gold parents Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Hefle bower St. George Building. i~ ,i / In Art Competition Miss Linda Ronemus, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. DeHertburn Ron emus of North Syracuse, N. Y. and granddaughter of Mrs. H. L. Ronemus of Charles Town and Mr. and Mrs. Herman W. Bush of Ranson, recently received two gold key awards for paintings en- tered in a Scholastic art compet- ition. This competition is sponsor ed each year by the Everson Mug eum and E. W. Edwards and son of Syracuse, N. Y. Over 1600 en- tries were received from Junior High and High Schools in eight counties of Central New York. Of these 1600 entries, 100 were chos- The Powhatan Garden Club met at the home of Mrs. Sterling Tenney, Bett.Morr Orchard, Mon- day, March 6. All members were present but two. One guest, Mrs. William Perks. Dried arrangements made by the members were discussed and demonstrated by Mrs. Leeds Riely The club voted to become a mem ber of the County Council. After business meeting and de monstration~ delicious refresh- ments served by the hostess was enjoyed by all. The charter mem bers are composed of women from The Charles Town Senior Woman's Club. Fearlessness is the mother of confidence. LICI I | BATTLE OWN BERRYVILLE, VIRGINIA Mrs. Ethleen Kimes of Charles Town has replaced Mrs. Ethel Mong at the Knott Rest Home Mrs. S.C. Glassford and 3 grandchildren of Summit Point and Mrs. Calvin Fleming and Mrs. Guy Miller were visitors on Sun day with Mr. and Mrs. John Glass ford at their home Half Way, Md. Mrs. Fannie Janney and her son-in-law Jack Nutter of Hagers town, Md. spent Sunday after- noon with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Shreck. Mrs. Margaret LeMaster, North George Street had as her dinner guests Saturday her niece and nephew, 2/c Airman Page Wil-i liam Ware and wife of Boise, Id- aho, Mrs. Ruth Owens and Mr. G. M. Ware. 2/c Airman Page Wil- liam Ware is on his way to Fren- ch Morocco Mrs. Ware is going to stay with Mrs. LeMast~er while her husband is in French Moroc- co. He had been stationed in Boise, Idaho of which is Mrs. Ware's home. He will be remem- bered here by his many friends as Billy Ware, having attended the graded and high school in Charles Town. Mrs. Jeannie Webb of Alexan- dria, Va.. visited Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Berkeley Custer and daughter Beverly Jefferson Ter- race Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert L. Hen- dricks Jr. of Richmond, Va. are the proud parents of a son born Monday, February 27 weighing 7 lbs. and named James Perry after his maternal grandfather. They have another son Little Gilbert Leo Hendricks 3rd. The proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Hendricks of "Clear Land" Jef ferson County. Mrs. Oscar Brady and Mrs. Gor don Webster, Jr. and son Client, visited in Baltimore last Thurs- day and Friday with Mrs. Brady's daughter Mrs. Arthur Miller and friends William Howard Taft was the first U. S. president to receive a salary of $75,000 a year. 'ii iii!i i!i!i Shenandoah Squares Hold Anniversary Dance; 150 Attend It was allemande left with your left hand, back iv your partner go,, right and left grand at Shen- andoah Downs in Charles Town Friday, March 3rd as the "Shen- andoah Squares", Western Style Square Dance Club, squared up for their first anniversary dance. The colorful array of the ladies swirling skirts and the mens wes- tern outfits made a beautiful sight for spectators. There were approximately 150 couples present coming from Get- of some 20 men met in the Leg- ion Lounge. The group formally organized with Lyle Furr being named to serve as temporary chairman and it was decided to make every of- fort to interest other persons in the organization which is being formed to play a part in the Civ- il War Centennial years just a- head. Males between the ages of 18 and 100 years are eligible, with a status of honorary membership to be set up for persons too eld- erly to participate in maneuvers and skirmishes. Charles Crum, a gunsmith of Ranson will serve as gunsmith for the Guards and a drive is to be made to secure civil war rifles for use of the members. Anyone hay- ling a Civil War rifle to sell or loan should get in touch with Ly- !le Furr or the Chamber of Com- i merce office. The C. of C. will take the responsibility of seeing :that the rifles will be returned :when the Guards no longer have use for them, in as .good condit- ion as when they are loaned. The Guards are also looking for a Civ- tysburg, Pa.; Waynesboro, Pa.; il War drum. der of the local VFW Post and Hagerstown, Md.; Elkins, W. Va.; Those who joined the organizat vice commander of the district, Chambersburg, Pa.; Frederick, ion Monday night along with said this week that the affair will Md.; Purcellville, Bexryville, Furr were: Fred Longerbeam, get underway at 2 p. m. and a- Front Royal, Va. and other near- Jay Kearns, Paul Chamblin, John mong the distinguished guests by communities. Harding, Philip Jaackson, James who will be present will be James M. C. for the evening was Dan L. Wiltshire, Raymond Smith, Fawcett, Department vice-com- ny Miller of Funkstown, Md Robert Wade and the four Chris- mender of Grafton and Lee Mc- Other callers were Milt Neidlin- man Brothers-Walter, Richard, Donald of Martinsburg district ger, Blackie Simmons, Fred Bell, erie and Edward. commander. Bill Millhouse and Earl Gooding. ! The next meeting of the group Representatives are expected area, such data will be obiained SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON" rA M P.S for each feed grain producing 6---A THURSDAY, farm for which a request is made by the owners or operator of the farm. Mr. Sagle explained that the Assembly God Church county office has mailed forms tel The Rev. William P. Reed pas- all farm operators in Jefferson |or of Calvary Assembly of God county to be filled out and return ed no later than Monuday, March located on Fairfax Boulevard on 13, 1961. It is urgent that the Fifth Avenue in Ranson announ- forms be returned promptly since ced the following schedule of meetings for Sunday and subse- time allotted to complete the sur I quent week nights. Sunday school vey is limited, at 10:00 a. m. morning worship i~'t ~---~" ~-ti services at 11:00 a. m. Evening a|gh'v,,~., ag Evangelistic services at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday the Christ Ambassadors To Be Held At Charles meet at 7:30 p. m. Thursday Bible Study at 7:30 p. m. Town Post Home Sunday NoTIcE--To o'- . To the Creditors and Benefi- Some 150 members of the var- ciaries of the estate of William ious Posts in the district and theirEllis Jackson, deceased: wives and lady friends will gath- All persons having claims against er at the Veterans of Foreign t~e estate of the said William Wars Post t]ome in Charles Ellis J,~ckso,.'L deceased whether Town Sunday for the quarterly due or not, '~re notified to meeting of the Fourth District exhitbi~ saTne with the voucher thereof, legally verified, to the un- VFW Posts and the Auxiliaries. dersigned, at my office in the City William Whittington, Comman of Harpers;~erry, West Virginia, on or before Septear~ber 9th, 1961, at 10:00 o'clock A. ilVL, othemvise, they gnay by la~v, ,be excluded from all Oenefits of said estate. All ~be~eficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said day to protect their interests. Given under my hand, this the 9th day of March, 1961. LOUIS D. N~C2--IOLS, Commissioner of Accounts, Jefferson County, West Virginia 'March 9-3t ADI MARCH 9, I thereof, legally verified, tO dersigned, :at my of, rice in of Harpers Ferry, West on or before September at 10:00 o'clock A. M., t2~ey ~may by law, ~be from all ,benefits of All beneficiaries of said notified to be present on to protect their interests. Given under my h~nd, 9th ,day of March, 1961 LOUIS D. NICHOLS, Commissioner af AccO~ Jefferson County, West 'March 9-3t. Charles The dance was held in honor will be March 16 at 7:45 p. m. in from Keyser, Romney, Fort Ash- of Mr. and Mrs. Olin Bush who the Legion Lounge at which time by, Charles Town, Berkeley NOTICE TO CREDITORS. are responsible for bringing wes-iR" U. Derby, II of Big Pool, Md. Springs, Wardensville, Peters- __ __ tern style square dancing to Char representing "Living History, burg and Blaine, all members of To the Creditors and Benefi- les Town Gifts were presented to Inc" will show movies of en a e the Fourth District. ciaxiees of the estate of John E. " " g g Following the 1)uSiness session F. Glower, .deceased. Mr. andMrs. Bush by the club: ments similiar orginizations in ~everai uoor prizes were awaruea !this area have participated in el- of both the men's and women's Allpersons having claims against a!so a ham and two cakes were ther motion pictures or on tele- groups, the Charles Town Post the estate of the said John g~ven m acaKe WalK. I vision shows will serve refreshments. E.F. Glower, deceased, ~hether Following the dance callers and _ ." ....... due or not ave noticed to ...... er" - b ~nyone m~erestea in Joining ~ exhit,bit s,axne wi,th the voucher mew ....... w~ves were ent talneUr shY ' " on the Guards IS asked to attend this Leg[Ilall~ W|ll thereof, legally verified, to the wri- the unenanuoan ~quares. ~et e I ,,,~x~ m,~,,, dersigned, at my office in ~he City ments of sandwiches, potato chips ............. s. of Harpers ~erry, West Virginia, and coffee wereserved. The an-[. ~ Attend Service Sunday on or before Sept~trber 9th. 1961, niversary cake was baked by Mrs. I~||~/~ ||~~ at 10:00 o'clock A. ~VI., otherwise, they ~n,ay by l~W, be excluded SHEER SUPPORT Charles Adams of Rippon. VUIU I ,IT; I,,II$The postponed visit of mem- from all ,benefits of said estate. /~ gala time was had by all. Any I ~$ ~ m ~ " bers of Jackson Perks Post 71, All beneficiaries of said estate are couples interested in having a ||~'~P~I~! beat| good time and an inexpensive ev- I~m m~! gl~lll American Legion, to the Camp notified to be p~esent o:n said day Hill Methodist Church has been to protect their interests. F0al ~mmm~ ening once a week are invited to uP__ n #~ . ma mms.~.m join our beginners classes which ~U~TV rescheduled for Sunday morning, Given under my hand, this the ~ wamN~ w~ rarms in t, .... March 12. All Legion members 9th day of March, 1961.FOR WO mWmiVAIt a started March 8 and will be nezcl ~ have been asked to assemble at LOUIS O. N~CHOLS, oven again Wednesday night, ] A survey of all farms in Jeffer Relieve, leg fatigue yetlo~ the Post home at 10:15 o'clock Commissioner of Accounts, Jefferson County, West Virginia derfully, fashionably aheer~ l~arch 15 from 8:00 p. m. to 11:00 son County which produce feed Sunday morning, and travel in a March 9-3t p. m. at the Charles Town Junior grains is now under way, accord- Scientifically made of 100 High School. ing to Howard Sagle, Office Mangroup to Harpers Ferry for the 11 nylon-contains no rubber! Gives firm, healthful ~up| Try Western Style Square Dan-lager, County Agricultural Stabli- a. m services, which will be con- N0-Tic-E enthusiasticallyendorsedbY~ ale hfter~ zatmn and Conservatmn Office cing. It s a great mor " . " . ducted by Rev. John E. Wright. ------" Economical...wea: st$ The survey is being conducted Sunday's visitation is part of To the Creditors and Benefi- far outlastaotherfas'~st ~K~,-l~,d~ ~H~ I throughout the "major feed grain the National American Lemon's clerics of the estate of Robert L. Requiree nospe~'ial, ~-'J ~3II~IIOIIUUOII VUWII~ producing area" (which includes program for local posts to attend Green, deceased: All persons having el:alms against it like any other fine ~er [Jefferson County) as an advance church services in a body at spec- the estate of the said l~bert " .... FROM PAGE 1--A ]step in connection with proposed flied intervals during the year. L. Green, deceased, whether accepted them, but Charles Town I feed urain nrourams now under Properties, Inc. and Wheehng[discussion. The proposals would usE T--~E~ED~ due or not .ar~ noticed to .......... , exhitbi:t saxne wi,th the voucher ~_~ Downs refused. , l include adjusting the 1961 acrea- c ~ ~ ~ On December 31, 1960, Charms e o corn [g f and,other feed grains. Town Properties, Inc., fired ManI To out such a urouram into on damns proceedings in Jefferson - -r ~ . " ! l eration for 1961 c ops in a man- County Clrcmt Court preventmg]ner which would be fair to all the Commission from issuing any]growers' accurate data must be Spring and Summer date to bt . . ~. . 10 ained immediately for the pos either She|uneven uowns or . . [sible establishment 'of feed grain Charles Town Proper|ms until a as [b e acreage for all farms in the hearing could be held on the a / m jor feed grain producing area. dates The hearing was held at ..... I Such mformatmn will include Shenandoah Downs on Feb 10 by the r a [ ace ge history of corn, grain the new Racing Commission after I ~nrc~hurn harley and rmt~ ~ w,all i Charles Town Properties agreed ................ - .............. /as the acreage devoted to other to the w~thdrawal of legal pro cro n ' ion" ] ps a d land uses, for all farms ceedmgs against the Comm~ss / in the area where one or more of ,i Just what will happen with the ' [these feed grains were produced respect to the rest of the racing | w'thin the ua.~t 2 voar.~ dates for the two Charles Town[ ~n--other-c'ount]es.~called the // tracks is still, uncertain. . ["minor" feed grain producing The Commmsmn cannot force a| ....... race track to accept operating/ N 0 T I C E days it does not desire,, it can only suggest dates. It can, and OF STOCKHOLDERS MEETING CHARLES TOWN GENERAL does, however, accept or reject requests for days made by the four tracks. With Ce A move to reform "Company A of Charles Town", a confederate infantry unit which operated in Jefferson County under the name of the "Jefferson Guards", dur- ing the Civil War days, was initia ted Monday night when a group HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION. The Annual ~VIeeting of the Charles Town &eneral Hospital Association will ~e held Tuesday, M~rch 21st, 1961, at 7:30 P. M. ~,.u the Punkhouser ~ndustrles Au- ditorluxn (opposite hospital), ~an- son West Virginia. We request i~h.~t you 'be present at this meeting. Hcavever, if this is not possible, k,indiy sign the proxy which has ,been ,mailed to you and mail saz~e %o the pesi- dent of .the Bourd or send it to the rneetlng with some person you select. DONALD E. FUSS, President Board of Maaagers, Chaxles Town General Hospital. March 9-2t. / "AeHION~ @ Styles At $3.98 A buckle, a bow, a button or two and there they are --- delightful decorations on these slim toed lovelies that point to spring. $4.98 Nothing triggers so much shopping action so fast as a good value advertised in this paper. Here, is where the smartest shoppers look to get the most buying information in the shortest time. Here is where the smartest stores / advertise to get the best results for the least money. It pays to watch the ads, it pays to advertise here! @ l "YOUR B E S T ADVERTISING MEDIUM"