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fl [, il i ,,F ,] ,,,,, ,,, I I I I II I Illlll I OUR "BOOK Join the host of happy folk in whose savings passbooks we enter new deposits every payday--making happy endings ever surer: Across From The Court House A Community Corner Stone Since 1871 MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ground helped prevent spreading $7,000 Barn, Hay Lost of the flr~. Mrs. Bailey said the building in Fire Hear Swimley was partially insured. Th farm in Middleway District of Jefferson County just over the Opequon from Brucetown in Fred A large barn 'full of hay valued crick County. at betweep $7000 and $8000 burn- ed last Friday night near Swim- ,ey. i'pping winds hindered the Invite work of firemen who ba,ttied the blaze ,for more than art hour. The 40 by 60-foot frame barn was on the property of Mr .and Mrs. Ora Bailey, Who llve at Ste- phenson. ~pproximately 18 tons of hay, all that was stored in the barn was lost. Mrs. Bailey said Saturday that ,the family 'who lived on the farm called in the alarm about 7:30. She added that the cause of #he fire is unknown. All eieotricity in the building was c~tt off and the hay was dry, she said. Firemen from Citizens and In- dependent fire companies in Char les Town were on hand. One fire- man said that water from a near by pond ,was used They wetted down the nearby house and other buildings. He added that the wet I At Ferry Monument Superintendent Frank H. Ander son announced today that Invitat- ions to Bid for the construction of Parking Area Extension and Overflow Parking Area. Paymas- ter's House Section, are being dis tributed to interested firms. The work consists of furnishing all la bor, equipment and materials and performing all work for construc- tion of Parking Area Extension Overflow Parking and Bituminous Walks at Harpers Ferry National Monument. Bids will be received at the of- rice of the Superintendent until 2:00 p. m. March 31 and then pub llcly opened. Completion of the project is to be within 60 calen- dar days. Need for additional parking space became apparent last sum- mer when a record-breakin~ visi- tation of more than 148.000 visi- tors from all parts of the world overflowed the present parking fa cllitles during the three month per iod. Anderson said he expec,ts visi- tation to more than double this comin~ travel seasoh and fears even the additional parking facil- ities may prove to be inadequate. Would your insurance cover you in this Would your insurance protect you from financial loss as a r~ult of damage by a fallen tree? Our "l-Policy" Plan pro- tects you against losses from this and a long list of other hazards, including fire.., theft . .. liability.., wind.., smoke . . . explosion. You owe it to yourself to give us a call . #Uggg ecpr**eaet.g Hartford Fir, Insuraace Compamg Pup!Is Announced For Spelling Contests At Wright Denny School After a ser!es of elimination con tests in the Wright Denny Sohool the following pupils were chosen to represent Wright Denny in the Jefferson County Spelling contests held this week. Fourth Grade-Elmer Dlllow, Nor ma Jean Rickel, Reva Pestun, Sus an M~gaha. Firth Grade-Junior Beahm, El- len Funk, Jeannie Roth, Douglas Perks, Janet Clendenlng. Sixt'h Grade-Billy Stl~der, Kitty Link. Marvin Maphls, Becky Slum bau~h. Schools were permittecl one re- uresentative in the spelling con- tests for each twenty-five pupils enrolled in grade. Pupils in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades completed among themselves for the honor of represen,ting the school. A.upropriate medals were award ed these winners in ~he Monday Assembly by principal James Mol- er. ~ . Red China gradually loosens So vlet ties NO HUNTING, NO TRESPASS- TNG SIGNS For Sale at the office of the Snirit of Jefferson.Advooate ~n North George Street. Charle~ Town. Buy your needs today. OCt. 2 - tf.----nc m,n , ]'HE WEATHER AND OTHER ,,.le By Mrs. Georgia I'earl i Weather of Some Sort Well every day there is some sort of weather and this pa:qt week has been changeable weather. Quite a great deal of wind which is very dissagreeable. One week ago Monday we began to think we were going to have a real spring day, sunshine until noon and then becoming very cloudy, strong wind from the east, just a real snow air Tuesday morning very cold and penerating air and heavy clouds just about all day appearance of snow and in late evening to our surprise about 9:30 p. m. snow was really coming down and cold air and on Wednesday morning the ground was covered with a glis tening white carpet; the shrub- bery and box woods and little ced ors were pictureous and it lasted on the ground for quite a while Later the sunshine appeared and good bye to the christmas trim- ming. On Thursday a cool air but sunshine all day. Friday morning heavy clouds and wind and pier- cing air all day. Saturday a very spring like day. Sunday mor- rang sunshine a more like a spring day than anytime just a very heavy traffic on Route 9. I also noticed hikers enjoying Appala- chian Trail and a fine day for hiking. Monday morning cloudy skies early in morning. At this time 9 a. m. sunshine: Take good care of yourself; trust you escape the flu. So long for now. Flu Bug Around The Flu Bug is still on wing vis iting in about every home in our little village. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl have been very much indis- posed the last few days. This flu bug makes a very hasty visit but it really leaves the folks feeling very sick and we have had the chicken pox pay a visit wfth some of the little folks also. Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Ashbaugh and family of Millville were visi- tors Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl. The Ashbaughs lived in one of the Pearls cottages for a year and were so glad to come back and pay a little visit with the folks that were so good to her. Mr. Eugene Shreeves motored up to the farm Wednesday from Arlington, Va. and enjoyed a cosy rest by the fire place as the wed ther wasn't so nice to be out doors Thursday a nicer day for odd jobs he found several things tha, t need led attention. So :he was kept busy :most of the day and motored back to Arlington in late evening. Mr. and Mrs. James Harris and family of Neersville, Va. and Mr and Mrs. Ervin Heskett and fam- ily of Lovettsville, Va. were visitors recently with the latters mother Mrs. Bessie Pear]. Miss Charlotte Jenkins and Mr. Carl Viands of Murrell Hill were visitors Tuesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl. Mrs. Georgia Pearl received a letter a few days ago from her close friend and pal Mrs. Lena Ambrose, correspondent of Engle news saying she had been very sick the last few days with a heart ailment Sorry to hear this but trust you are feeling better and please go a little slow; so best wish es to you. Mrs. G. C. Pearl just received word that her brother-in-law Mr. Byron Stetler of Richmond, Ind. is enjoying a wonderful vacation in Florida. He says quite a difference from w,hen he was visiting his dau ghter Mrs. Charles Warrick at Christmas time in Nebraska and also Denver, Colo. He is visiting his son hit'. Richard Stetler and family at Bowling Green, Fla. Little Richard Ring is spending several days with his grandpar- ents and Mrs. W. Ring at Baker- ton. Mrs. Bessie Pearl who was a medical patient in Charles Town General Hospital for heart ail- ment is home now and much im- proved. Birth of Son Mr. and Mrs. Charles Painter are receiving congratulations on a fine son born to them in Char- les Town General hospital. The new arrival weighed 5 lb. and 5 oz. He has been given the name Greg ory Allen This is the fourth child and all four sons. MotKer and son are home now and doing fine. The mother was the former Estella Piper daughter of Mrs. Charles Garrett and the late Ollie Piper. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Larue and son Lonnie and daughter Connie of Murrell Hill were Saturday night guests with the formers par ents Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Wilt and daughters Antionnette and Arbutus Wilt. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Garrett were visitors Sunday with the for mers parents Mr .and Mrs. Frank Garrett of Millville. Mr. and Chari(: SPIRIT 0P JEFFERSON FARMr R. wez'e visiL0rS Sunday evening with S--B THIIRSI)AY," MARCH [their~ughter and family Mr. and Mzs. ?~,ilarles Painter ol Murrell .... Hill. family Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lancas High court reaffirlI~ ! Mr .and Mrs. Guilford Turner ter. wife's testimony. and family of Murrell Hill were dinner guests Tuesday with the Jar ters parents Mr. and Mrs. William Wilt. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wilt and son Lee and daughter Cindy Lou of Murrell Hill were visitors Sat- urday night with the forzners pal" ents Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Wilt and daughters Antionnette and Ar butu.s. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hytonen of Falls Church, Va. were hmcheon guests with Mr .and Mrs. G. C. Pearl at their home. Mr. Charles Talton who has been spending- some time with his family at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilt is now at the home of his parents Mr .and Mrs. Clayton Talton of Hamilton, Va. Mrs. Georgia Staubs and daugh ter Reba and Mrs. Ruth Manuel and Mrs. Jane Hawk were dinner guests recently with Rev. and Mrs. C. "W. Lloyd at the parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. George Talton and Mrs. Georgia Piper were visi- tors recently with the latters dan- ghter and family Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilt. Mrs. Georgia Staubs and daugh- ter Reba were dinner guests Sun- day with the formers sister and Mr. Charles Talton who has been taking treatments and x-rays in Georgetown University is show ing some improvements. Mr. Byron Pearl who is a sur- gical patient in John Hopkins Hos pital shows a little improvement. 5 RUBBER Size you desire. cient Service. SPIRIT OF VOCATE OFFICE, Street. WE ARE READY WITH OUR AND B E S T SELECTION OF AND LAWN TOOLS FERTILIZERS - Bring Your' List Today To Home Of "Over.The-Top" Charles Town, W. Va. Phone 73 & 74 Alvey R. Ebersole, Mgr. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Cpl. Thomas Whetzel r! in Amphibious Drills G L-ORIOUS NEWEST FASHION DRESSES Are Headed For Spring's Gayest Parties ! .95 to $ Others At . $3.98 Southern California (FHTNC)- Marine Cpl. Thomas E. Whetzel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Whetzel of Martinsburg t~ad, Charles Town serving with the First Mar- ine Dlvison at Camp Pendleton, Calif., took part Feb. 2-10 in ,the first major amphibious exercise of 1959 off the coast of Southern Cal. The exercise, involving 24 ships and more than 12,000 men, took place on the beaches of Camp Pen dleton. Marines from the Ninth Provis- ional Brigade of the First Division took part in the landing of amphi bious and helicopter-borne troops supported by air and naval gun- fire and the rapid dispersal of troops to designated objectives PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE! Residence Property in Middleway Now you can enjoy "MadeTo-Measure SUITS in Penney's "Town Clad" Line at Popular Prices." A Good Investment in Smart Appearance "Clothes Made to Measure Give You .More Wearing Pleas- ure." More Than 148 Swatches to Choose From At Prices From-- $60.00 to $110.00 HIGHT MEET SPRING IN A , NEW COAT ' FROM PENNEY'S ! Dusters Short Coats Long Coats & Wools. Acetate-Rayon Cillcora has Softly Pleated Back. Illustrated. $ .95 By virtue of the auehovity vest- ed in him 'by the deed of trust hereinafeer referred to, and in pur suance of the provisions of said deed of trust, .the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at pub- lic auction in front of the Court House in Charles Town in Jeffer- son Coun, ty, West Virginia, on Saturday, March 14, 1959, begin- ning at 10:00 o'clock A. M.. that certain lot or parcel of land wl'h dwelling house and other improve merits there on, situate in the vil- lage of Middleway in said County fronting about 90 feet on ~he west side of Main Street, opposite the brick building formerly ,the resi- dence of John W. Grantham, and runlnng back about 180 .feet in depth, being the same property, conveyed ~o said Trustee by Char- les A. Kearns @nd Thelma M. Kearns, his wge, by deed of trust dated Ootober 23, 1957, recorded in the Clerk's Office of ,the Count6y Court of said county, in Deed Book 221. Page 80 and conveyed ~o said Charles A. Kearns by El- Izabeth W. ~Bhaull by deed dated August 1, 1940, recorded in said office in Deed Book 152, Page 342, to which said deeds reference is made. TERMS OF SALE One-third cash on day of sale, balance in equal installments, evi- denced 'by the notes of tzhe pur- chaser, bearing even do)re with date of sale, payable on er before one and two years a~ter dace res- pectively, bearing interest from date a~ six per cent per annum, payable sen~i-annually, secured by deed of trust upon the property sold and asslgnmen.t of fire insur ance in a reasonable amoun,t upon the buildings ,thereon, wi,th the privilege to t~e purchaser of pay lng all cash on day of sale, or in- creasing ghe cash payment as he may desire. Said Trustee reserves the right ,to accept or rejeot any and all Let Us Show You This Distinctive Line. NOTE TO LADIES WHO SEW:---All Suiting Materials Shown Are Also Available By the Yard. FRIDAY ~blds. I~R~EST A. BROWN Trustee Paul Miller. Auctioneer Feb. 19-4T. THIS SPRING IT'S Figure Flattering Beauties At Such Tiny Prices $ .95 TILL 9:00 O'CLOCK STORE OPEN FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE! FOR FRIDAY WEEKEND. EXTRA MEN'S UNIVERI STYLE Flab Backs - Buckle Stripes - Plains :: Sizes 28 to 38 .88 BASEMENT BUYS Rt Mens Red Hats Mens Flannel Shirts Mens Corduroy Shirts Boys Assort. Caps Boys Flannel Shirt,' Infants Corduroy Girl's Skirts - Girl's Blouses " Womens Bulky Sweaters SPECIAL BATH MAT