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n 0~ltS AGO---194g ~he is reported improving very died at the home of a s()n N. B. Smallwood at Stephen City, Va.; Bruce Furr of Lee- mMlisYs Patricia McQuade of Ch:r lican leader in Hagerstown, Md. kences with this issue . Charles O. Ward, veteran Repu,b- Leetown news corres- les Town will reign as "Qu n [ and father of Errol Ward of Char- ~. Furr replaced Mrs. Shepherd XX as the result of :hay [les Town d~ed in Was~hington tens. Sr. ing been voted Shepherd College's *an" Walker was sworn "most attractive" girl in the stu- [ County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md. 'O ' ,f ~the Peace at Mon-dent balloting on Friday. ]Dr. Charles 0. Dearmont practic- ling physician at White Post, Va. L of the County Court. DIED:-Mrs. Mary Catherine [ for more than 40 years died in the ne back to our column Smallwood in the Charles Town [Winchester Hospital; Mrs. Laura Crlm Summit Point General Hospital; Mrs. Mattie Jen [ Penwell died near Me, Mission. at who has been ill kins Utterback who has .been mak[ MARRIED:Mr. and Mrs. Ellis [ek leave" from our ing ~her home with her daughter, lE' Sullivan, Charles Town-Mar- Le past 6 weeks. In her Mrs. Valley Kenney; Mrs. Jennie I tinsburg Road; announce the en- ss FrancesColeman Riley Tharpe of the Berryville ] gagement of their daughter, Ther over. Pike at her home; Mrs. Carrie A. [esa May to'Mr. Cecil DeGrote Eby : Carr smalldaughterLaRue, a resident of Summi.t [ Jr. son of Mr. C. D. Eby of Charles Mrs; Clay B Carr of Point died in the Charles Town [Town. Mr .and Mrs. Clarence M. hospital ,patient in General Hospital; Mrs. Mary T. I Robinson of 200 North Lawrence since stricken wi~h Lewis of Winchester. Va.; William r SL. Charles Town announce the ,~rr ~er 1, has 'been Walton Smallwood, Sr. a former :enugagement of their daughter. ! to her home where sheriff of the Clarke County, Va. Mary Nedin~, to Pfc, Eugene R. i Keadle, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Keadle of Richmond Furnace, Pa.; Mrs. Elizabeth Aikens, South Sam uel St to Mr B. H. Riddleberger of East Washington St. OF BALTIMORE, MD. tranteesh- To FIT YOU or Give Your Money Back. WE HAVE ALL KINDS OF MATERIAL. 20 YEARS AGO -- 1938 DIED:-At her home on W. Washington Street, Mrs. Lucy Avis Mock; at her :home on S. George iSnt., Miss Willie Eby; at her home Morgantown, Mrs. Louisa Brown Rogers, native of Charles Town; at her home on S. George St., Miss Eliza Amelia Weirick. MARRIED: At the Methodist parsonage by the key. J. H. Haley, Norman L. Clevenger and Miss Ca therine M. Trundle, both of Boll- oar; at the Methodist Church in COME IN and Get Fitted Up For A SUIT Berryville, Va., Miss Virignia A.' al) E in the STYLE You Want, and the DaileytoThomasL. Magaha. Attendance of the regular week- aTERIAL You Want, and Look the BEST ly meeting of the Charles Town t0U Ever Did in A Suit. Kiwanis Club set a record, 33 of the 38 members being 'present. SALESMEN_. Real Estate Transfers: Andrew C. Glaize to Hu,bert Nicholson, a tract of slightly more ,than a quar ter of an acre on top of the Blue Ridge, near the ,properties of C. L. Crane and Francis Daniel; . 116 South Charles Street Adam B. Link to Hugh Moler two adjoining tracts improved by two L-0NE 623--R CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. dwellings at Bakerton. Miss Virginia Porterfield, a Freshman at Brenau (~ollege, Gain esville, Ga. was this week honor- ed with Dean's list rating. , Green Brothers, farming East- wood ,farm in Kabletown, District are planning to change their me- thod from horse power to tractor power. The ~farm is well adapted to the experiment with the tractor being 500 acres'in size and quince ' .... & Wysong tnls week sold the residence owned ,by the heirs of the late A. S. Lippitt $20.00 to $300.00 and now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Pringle to Mrs. H. H. Me- 8 Cormick. PRING is here so now is the time for New By his will made in 1916 and thes'--Home Repair and Other Seasonal Ex- probated in the office of the Court ~li~S. ty Clerk this week, Adman S. Link a life long resident of Duffields Just Call Your FRIEND Indeed--THE 115 North Charles Street IIARLEs TOWN, W. VA. PHONE 480 COURTEOUS AND EFFICIENT SERVICE left all of his property to his wife Mrs. Amanda Link. The estate of the late ,Mrs. Lena Porter Burns of this county has been appraised at $23,121.66. Ap- praisers valued the estate of the late Miss Margaret Timbertake at $6,200. Following a custom ,that has been in vogue for several years, President S. T. Knott of the Court ty Court entertained the other county officials at dinner at ~the home of Mrs. Ella Easterday in Charles Town. ORCHARD EQUIPMENT tIILL CREST ORCHARD CO. i%0. ~ti~i~uing the Orchard Business after many years of ~,~e |-' we Will sell on the premises at the Orchard Packing "t~ Ll~ated along Rt. 40 about mile West of Frederick ,~s, in Frederick County, Maryland, on 'uONDAY, MARCH 16, 1959 REGINNING AT 11:00 A. M. TO-WIT: with completely re-built motors and in m; 2 Gang 12" Plows for Tractors; 7-ft. Tractor pushblade for Ford, Pick-up 3-point hitch Wide double disc harrow, brush pusher for at- hydraulic lift on Ford; brush and tree saw for Ords with 36-inch circular saw. AIR BLAST SPRAYER, 300-gal. tank with 55 Engine, 20-gal. per minute pump 19,000 cu. MPH. ItIGH PRESSURE SPRAYER, 300-gal. tank; 35- te pump with 100-gal. per minute filling attach- or supply tank; Frederick Centrifugal Pump, 25 ll6-ft, head. PANEL TRUCK. Niagra Duster attaches and driven from belt pulley, Small Garden GRADING AND SIZING MACHINE, 200 bu. per With one :~, twO6 ~rid 2~ inch eliminating belts; and Wiper 20O-bu. per hour capacity; roll fruit s and Wade picking baskets, metal bushel tubs basket turners for bushel baskets; 11 sections with one 90 degree curve, box press, 18" Davis chains, electric fencer, fluerescent lights, saw saws, blacksmith f~rge. diEt, 7-ft. cultipacker, Saxten harrow, 3 or- flat bed trailers, orchard ladders, straight and -'Xtension ladder, 14 dozen new tub bushel baskets , 250 new ~ bu. hampers, air cooled engine, Clif- .chain saw, 1,100 good orchard field crates, cor- containers for road stand, electric motors, 3 good air conditioners, belts, pulleys, pruners, spray ~tlshions box cushions, spray material and many all kinds used around farm and orchard op- items not listed. on Day of Sale. Equipment can be in- to day of sale or on day of sale. HILL CREST ORCHARD CO. E. D. McCAIN PHONE MO 3-9021 BOWLUS, Auctioneer. Clerk. Be Served - It. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1918 Jacob Fry on the Zinn farm north of Kabletown delivered in Charles Town a load of 31 bushels of clover seed which was sold at $25 per bushel. DIED:At his home in the State of Washington, Bushrod C. Wash- ington, a native of Claymont this county; at his home in Charles Town, Col. George A. Porterfleld the last surviving veteran of the Mexican in West Virginia. The Advocate of this week was taken wi,th pu, blic sale advertising. Prices were high and many farm- ers took advantage of the curren~ market. 50 YEARS AGO --- 1908 DIED:In Charles Town Miss Au gusLa Virginia Wilson; Near Shep ,herdstown, John Wintermoyer ,an Ex-Confederate veteran*; near AI- dridge Station this county, Mrs. Sarah R. Ramey, wife of John H. Ramey; In Charles Town, Dr. Harry Talbott. MARRIED:At "Waverly" near Middletown, Va., key. Gibson Link formerly of this county to Miss Grace Elizabeth Wallace of near Middletown. The rheirs of Mrs. Julia Alex- under sold the Butler farm of 253 l aeres, one mile north of Shenan- doah Junction to L. M. Long of Rippon ~his county at $61 per acre. By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands Mrs. Georgia Parra and son Freddie, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Dillow i and Mr. Charles Dillow of Alex- andria, Va. along 'with Mrs. Mary Frye, Mr. George Bates of Point :of Rocks, Md. were the Sunday ~is itors ,with Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Dillow, Jr. and daughter Tuna of the Bloomery. Mr. H~ward Keltcan of Nor- folk, Va. and Miss Sandy Thomp- son of Charles Town were Satur- day callers with Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Dillow. Jr. and Tuna. Mrs. Collin Stocks of ,the Bloom cry Store was a caller on Thurs- day with Mrs. T. W. Dillow and daughter Tuna at the Bloomery. Mr. and :Mrs. Wesley McDonald and son of near Middleway were Vhe Thursday evening callers of their brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Robert ~ryc. I :-! Preliminary construction work on the third ,phase of the longest line construction project in the bhistory of the Potomasc Edison System will get underway this week. Combined line construction crews of the four companies com- prising the PE System began clear ing right of way areas for the 26 miles of 132,000 vol~ transmission line .from Millville, W. Va. to Fred crick, Md. Actual construction of the line is expected to get under- way shortly. Transmission line Lconstruction specialists from The Potomac Edi 'son Company in Maryland, Poto- mas Light and Power Company in West Virginia, South Penn Pow- er in Pennsylvania and Northern Virginia l:~ower in Virginia ,will work on the project. Mrs. Beulah Fritts and Mrs. Julia Viands visited Mrs. Fritts mather, Mrs. Mary Cline on Tues- day evening at her home near Mannings. Mrs. Cline has :been very ill but we were glad to ~ee that she was feeling a little*, better. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pulse and three children of Middleway were also callers. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks of Brunswick, Md. were ,the Wednes- day evening visitors with the l~t- ters parents Mr. and Mrs. Rob- ert Frye. 'Mrs. Harry Shirley and mother, Mrs. Julia Viands were the Wed- nesday afternoon callers with Mrs. Raymond Long at her beautilul new home on the Leetown Road. Mr. Obie Johnston returned to his home, on Sunday af.ternoon from the Charles Town General Hosplta,1 where he underwent sur- gery on Sa'turday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and little daughter Cheryln Lynn from Loudoun *Heights, Va. were callers on Thursday ,with the letters pa- rents Mr. and Mrs. Al'bert Viands. Mr. Bert Viands, aloqg with his cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Grams and Mr. Dale Grams of Hagerstown, Md. were ~unday vis- itors with the formers brother-m- law Mr. Roland Whipp of Mill- vHle. son Mr. Marvin Smallwood, who has moved into his trailer, which he has purchased near the Mar- cas Camp in Charles Town. Mrs. Hall Thomson of Mann- ings was a1'Sunday afternoon vis- itor with Mrs. Albert Viands and callers also were Mr. and Mrs. Ronald .WHes and daughter of Va. Little Davie Viands of the Bloom cry is the latest victim of the mumps. The Fire Company is real busy answereing fire calls and on Sun- day they were .called to Mountain Mission to put out a grass fire hd on Monday ,evening about seven, they were called to the for- mer Wageley Cabins to put out another grgss fire, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Popkins of Kal~letown spent ~unday afL- ernoon *with their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Obie John- Ston and daughters. Joyce, who had spent the ,weekend with her mother while her dad was in the hospital, returned home with her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hampton and son Terry and their nephew Gary Goliday of Baltimore, Md. spent the weekend M:s. Hampton's ,parents Mr. and Mrs. Garland Henry and son. Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Herndoa of Washington, D. C. spent from Friday evening until ~unday even ing with the latters parents Mr. W~.L ~.. tables in 1959, the proper use of I!1"1[ |]|1 l fertilizer can help. vmn ~== ~ First suggestion would be to I I have s0il tested to determine if Lille ]the soil needs lime. | Second, use ,five pounds of chem . |ical fertilizer per 100 square feet This line in a continuation of [of garden area. Apply 2 1,b~winP~r t~, ~2~ nnn on}t, line from Albright [ 100 square zee~ oe~ore pig g. generating station at Albright, W. [ Apply 2, lbs, per 100 squaz:e e L Va. to the M_illville power station [ after plowing ano msc into. the at Millville, W. Va. It will provide |'soil.. Then apply one .poun~ a i addltional capacity into the fast|banct applma~mns per oo ~ee~ o~ growing eastern portion of the PE / row a~ pian~ing ~me. -~ne ~ouow- :service area and will also provide [ ing analysis would be good: 5-10- possible power feed-back into t'he [ 10, 5-10-~ or a-iu-~. Hagerst~wn and Waynes,boro area. [ The sgrcee,n,y leafYleve~e, toacbcloel~~ When this third phase is com-| s.ucn a ooag , , , I pleted, the entire line will meas-lsnuld,have nitrogen, app)lcations i ure a distance of over 131 miles.[ever) ~wo wee~s, w~m tomatoes The first .portion from Albright ]i~ is necessary ~o re.eKe [to Junction S~bstation, a distance[ appnca~mn wnen ~Irs~. ~ru1~ ~s was bu' ' 956 about Lne s~ze ol a marble. of over 44 miles, zlt m 1 | ............. rPh*a f~H,'~u~ir~ hear the aO mile/w. In. rJyDrl(I ~:orn Ileta t;ontes stretc~h'fro~rn'Junction to l~illville | The 1959 West Virgni~ira H~:~'~d [ was constructed. The final 26 mile | Corn ,~ elu con~e~ ,, $ : l~n~t~h is ~xr~et~d to be comnleted /nave oeen receiveo. ~ow is a gooo late':ti~is year:'- = /time to get a copy of this blank The cost of the entire transmiss / and enter the contest. ion line ,project will be nearly four | . Any person who plants corn on [and one-hal~f million dollars | a~ :eas~ ~nree acres In one ~]elQ OZ '* .............................. [ any corn hybrid recommended by .-. [ W. Va. Agriculture Experiment ~nd .Mrs. Melvin e'ritts, f[Station is eligible for the contest. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Viands o [The seed must be certMled. Some Ranson spent the weekend wlLhlof ,the varieties recommended are his parents Mr. and Mrs. Albcr~|w' Va. B-25 U. S. 13 and Iowa Viands and family a,t the Bloom-| 4059 ery. [ You are invited to come in and Misses Laura Armstrong, Nancy|get a copy of the entry blank and Popkins and Mary Viands spent|become familiar with details. Saturday afternoon with the Jefferson County should win Daughters of the King of the Epis this contest some Lime soon. Why copal Church at the Berryville not this year. I Roller Rink. Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Wageley /,'f~,~lla~l"~ spent last Sunday with the laL- ~))~ ]1~ ~ ~~a~ ters brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Richard Callahan in Fredericksburg, Va. ~0__|~ K_3 'Mr. Sylve ter Frye of Bethesda, Md. and his father, Mr. Robert Frye were Saturday afternoon vis itors with the lat~ter's son, .Mr. William Frye and family in Bruns wick, Maryland. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley and the letter's brother, Mr. John Vi- ands and Miss Mabel Aites,the tatter of near Weverton were Lhe supper guests on Saturday night with friends in Winchester, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Dutrow, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Grams and son Joe, Mr. Dale Grams, all of Hagerstown, Md. and Mr. and Mrs. Travis Viands .and son Jackie of Charles Town along with Mrs. H. Shirley and children, Judy, Harry Bobble, 'Debbie and Donald of Middleway, Miss Eva Pase of Lee- town and Mrs. George Jones were the Sunday visitors with Mr. ar:d Mrs. Bert Viands. Mr. and Mrs. William Frye and son Bobby, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks of Brunswick, Md., Mr. and 'Mrs. Sublette Chamblin ef Ranson were Sunday afternoon visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye and son Sylvester. Mr. and Mrs, Leonard Fritts of Charles Town were callers wi'h Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fritts. Mrs. Lester Ott and son Michael spent one day last week with her mother, Mrs. James Dailey. tiherCtan #. By J. E. Savflle Wool Pool Post cards received by farmers in regard to the 1959 Wool Pool should be filled in and mailed right away. If you :have sheep and did not receive a card and are in- terested in the Wool Pool, contact John Rissler, manager or County Extension Office in Court House. Garden Fertilization If you want to grow good vege- SMITH STRIDER FUNERAL HOME West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE :-- Day 370 Night , III O O Our large prcscripdon i o volume enables us to maintain amp, le stocks. So we can compound all pre- scriptions promptly--and of course precisely as your Doctor directs. Save time next time. Try us! NICHOLS STUCK PHARMACISTS Phone 1 73 Charles Town, W. Va. ooeeeeoeoteo SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ransoms ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAR(H 12, 1959 5---B ro * on* spending. |like jokes-on the o~her fellow. I Polite lies often begin wiVh "II British interests to buy Israel ~ave not'hing to wear." refinery. FOR YOUR READY-MIX CONCRET! NEEDS CALL CHAR TOWN 99 OR VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA. THORN LUMBER COMPANY Millville Plant No. 899 Charles Town Mart nsburg Plant AM 7.8955 NEW 1959 FULLY AUTOMATIC KELVINATOR PUSH Bu'Ir TON ELECTRIC COOKING Model KRH-37 ONLY $@" WIDE--Inst Flush to Wall and Flush to C inet$ A NEW KIND OF TOP-BAKE NEAT . . for perfect baking and browning HUGE OVEN SUPERSPEED UNIT AUTOMATI OVL I TIMER AND MINUTE MINDJER . , cooks meals automatically PAY AS LITTLE AS A weeK WE STILL HAVE SOME 1958 FLOOR MODELS--- STOP IN AND SEE OUR BARGAINS ON-- WASHER, DRYER, RANGES, REFRIGERA- TORS AND DISH WASHERS. PHONE 17 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. SEE YOUR BUICK DEALER NOW! ALSO 1035 ADDITIONAL PRIZES... 1060 PRIZES IN ALL! MARCH 10 THROUGH APRIL 20 0 0 ii!iiii!ii!i!!ii ii~iill ! st PRIZEt This Buick Electra 225 Convertible... "the most luxurious Suickl" (OR $10,0OO in cash if y0u win and have bought a new Buick during the contest period.) \ 2rid to 25tk PRIZES: Sulck LeSabre 4- door hardtops, (OR $5,OOO cosh if you win and have bought a Buick during contest.) 26th te 60tk PRIZES: Wurlltzar Electronic Pianos with matching bench, earphones! Plus 1000 more PRIZES: Seth Thomas Travel Clocks, genuine leather cases. WHY ALL THESE PRIZES FROM BUICK ? ... Because there's so much that's new in Buick for you.., and we want you to know it first hand/ DISCOVER THESE, 6 "BONUS VALUES" ALL BUICK BUYERS GET TODAY More details at Buick Dealers . . . your 25-word statement on which seems most im- portant to you is what can win you your prize. L NEW EGONOMY. Scientific tests of Buick '59's 2. remarkable economy are now being made. Meanwhile, we'd like your estimate as to what mileage will result. But you don't have to be right to win. NEW STYLE. Motor Trend Magazine has named Buick "best-looking car of the year, overall." . OUTSTANDING QUALITY. Famous for quality, Buick is turning out today the best- manufactured cars in its hi tory! 4. LOW FIRST COST. Now within reach of 2 out of 3 new car buyers, You can buy a Buick I Sabre... like the 4-door hardtop shown above.., within $200 of the price of the best models of "the leading low-priced three." 5. NEW TRADE-IN VALUE. Outstanding style, 1 r- formance and quality of these new Buicks assure excellent trade-in value. Your investment is protected. 6. GREAT NEW PERFORMANCE. More efficient new engines.., smoother, tivelier Twin-Turbine* and Trilfle-Turbine* transmissions . . exclusive fin-cooled brakes . . . new, op- tional Easy Power Steering*, wonderfully new in ease and sureness of control. GO TO YOURLOCAL AUTHORIZED QUALITY BUICK DEALER NOW AND GET IN...TO WIN! *Optional at extra cost. Your QUality Buick Dealer in Charles Town is: 117 ! ii i ki