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MAX BROWN. EDITOR OFFICE NORTH GEORGE STREET "- TELEPHONE 222 NATIONAL ADVERTIEING REPRESENTATIVES WEEKLY NEWSPAPER REPRESENTATIVES. INC. 404 FIFTH AVENUE. NEW YORK 18, N• Y. ATLA. N TA -- CHICAGO "- DETROIT -- Los ANGELES ALL SUBSCRIPTIONE DELIVERED IN THE STATE ARE SUBJECT TO 3~ CONSUMERS. SALES TAX. SUBIJCR|PTION S3•SO PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL EDITORIAL Thursday, March 16, 1961 SPRING CLEAN-UP Spring is an ideal time to go through your place with firm resolve to get rid of everything you c[on't want, can't use or shouldn't have. And this applies to town, city and county officials just as much as it does to individuals. It doesn't take too much effort to clean up spots that are ugly. And we believe more of us would do so except for the fact that we are inclined to get use to unsightly con- ditions that appear ugly to one who sees tfiem for the first time. This is the reason so many of us hurry and clean up if we know company is coming. Let's say that Spring is the best time to prepare for the inspection ,that is bound to be made shortly by the penetrating rays of the sun. Look around. See what needs to be done. DO IT! SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON v mEns IVFW hi 4--A T:URSDA_Y, MARCH 1 I : 0rth enti0./C0m r 1 memorials be in thel I qP ,l ~ I nations to the Pres U r a / fl i ch building fund. ' W; ...... . .... " / Department Ztinior Vice-Com Connie Bennett, Fort Ashby; and ....... J Pallbearers were "SUBSIDIES" i sewes, are, nine times out ot ten, I rounder James Fawcett, of Graf- Kenneth Sager, Charles Town• Jinson, Allen Custer receiving subsidies themselves of nths a o ton, was on hand as the main Some three or four mo g ....... e- h artil- a--rove [ .... A highlight of the meet was MRS. JACOB ZINN ling, James Sites, ........................... ofl wmcn tn,y e Y PP. .'.. _| speaker when the fourth DEtEct, a $25 donation toward the state Mrs. Anna Margaret Zinn, 98, and Max Brown. ¢ wa~ tatKmg to au executive I It is sneer nonsense to tnlnK/xr,.+ ..... ,.'¢ ~-,,,.,,~;,~.~ xxr .... ¢ ~ha • nter , ........... • .... ............. organization's efforts to bring the believed to be Jefferson Coun- a reasonably large busmess.e. -/that the farmer, for example, iSlunited States had its -uarterlv mast of the U. S. S. "West Virgin- ty's oldest resident died at her prise who was highly crmca, or[ subsidized by the federal govern-]meetin Sunday afternoon at the in" to the University's campus at home 409 North Samuel street, what he termed to De , mese ment and that business and indus/V F q,V Memorial Post Home in Morgantown where it will be last Saturday morning. crazy subsidies to farmers. Af- trv are not The truth is that|--" ; • r 1 " " tmarms Town erected as a shrine for the state s Widow of Jacob N. Zinn she ter we had discussed the gene a both are. To illustrate, one does[ .. - " .... war dead• subject at some length without not zenerallv think of the gener-/ t;omman er rawcett, spoke on was born in 2 aneytown, Md. on -at and I mi-ht add without ., -. - ....... ways to ouuu memoersmp An or-VFW'er John K. Currie, Char- December 31, 1862 and moved to • --- , , o , ally nlgmy successful on m ustry/ anization he said is measured the faintest idea. from either of as being subsidized. And yet what/g , . , . les Town, also made a personal Jefferson County 74 years ago. !us as to a possible solutmn) I else will we call the provisions[m°re by the s!ze of ,ts members contribution of $10 to the "Mast" She was a daughter of the late asked him what he thought of in our law that permit crude oil| snip. tHan oy.me nuge e s .... project. Samuel P. and Sarah Dutrow subsidies to business. I was a- proaucers .... uepmuon" auowances'" m" ,assets. A so m some uetan, out An after-meeting meal-buffet Baumgardner. i mazed to hear him state that ex- filing their income taxes. The br eaflnYessFaw e elt ldnab:u:f style and costing 50 cents-featur- Mrs. Zinn, who had been ae. cept in isolated cases subsidies theory behind this issue that the g! ........ P ...... ing baked ham was prepared and tive until comparatively recently, to business were largely non-ex' wella will soon -o d- and the v. r. w.'s , auonal Home, wnmst- served by the Charles Town was a member of the Charles istant.As the discussion progressed hlghe Pr firt: wSUCYuhldabesh°rt- :srv ieard uPr°ject-it'C°mmut"nit-yce.xo m Acuv ms_ amn- V. F. W. post's Auxiliary Unit. Town Presbyterian Church and for many years was prominent in it became apparent to me that we fair t *ax them at the same rate I al Home seals and the organiza- The Fourth V. F. W. District is missionary work. were talking about two different we tax others. So the oil produc- tion's Buddy Poppy program, made up of about 1,200 members Survivors include three daugh- and posts in Berkeley Springs, ters-Mrs. Grace Moler, Mrs. Car- terms. To him, the word "sub- ers are allowed to keep millions District Commander Lee Blaine, Charles Town, Fort Ash- sidy" meant a direct government and even billions of dollars that "Tinker McDonald of Martms- by' Keyser, Martinsburg, Mays- rie Lloyd and Mrs. Richard Daft- grant, while I preferred to think they might otherwise have to pay I burg, presided, ey all of Charles Town; one bro- of it as any form of government in income taxes. This may be a Martinsburg VFW'ers on hand ville, Petersburg, Romney and ther, Thomas E. Baumgardner of assistance whether direct or in- very good things. But let no one included: Claude Hedges, Gene Wardensville. Charles Town; two grandchildren direct, oe near to say tHat 1[ is not a C.arlt n Rr wn M,, District Commander McDonald four great grandchildren and see • ther ...... - ........... ' ....... " subs;dy. A rose by any o Donald, Joe Hess, Henry Nise- announced next quarterly meet- eral nieces and nephews. This, it seems to me, is a corn aon fallacy• One never thinks of ,eneral Motors or the Ford Mot- or Company or the Texas oilmen as being the beneficiaries of gov ernment subsidies• And the rea- name is still a rose. The oil industry is not an iso- lated example. For example, could Ford or General Motors continue to enjoy unprecedented warner, Melvin Munson, Lonzo Lockard, Howard Swartz, Steve Kramerage and W. Carl Munson. Past District commander at- tending were: Charles Dodson, son is that the subsidies accord- ed to them by the government ing to be in Martinsburg in May The body was taken to the and said District's annual election Smith and Strider Memorial Fun of officers is being conducted eral Home where services were then. conducted Tuesday at 2 p. m. Slightly more than 100 District with her pastor, the Rev. Carlyle are not as easily discernable as they are to other segments of the economy is because, being indir- :ct, we do not regard them as sub i sidies. Under the Madison Ave- nue technique these subsidies .rove other names and run under such disguises as "government contracts" and "special tax bene- fits" and a host of other more ac- ceptable titles. So that in the lex 4con of most of us the word "sub sidy" is a term for. such govern- ment assistance as we do not like, while assistance that we like mas querades under a different title. This is not to suggest that sub sidles to business are bad and subsidies to farmers are good or profits if all their defense con- tracts with the government were cancelled? No one is suggesting that they should be cancelled, al though one can speculate just a little bit on just how much less these contracts might cost the government if the salary scales of the top executives in these or- ganizations were more in confor mity with reality. So in the future when we hear people talk about subsidies let's make sure we know what they are talking about, and let's make sure they know what they are talking about. For the plain truth of the matter is that in one way or another virtually all of us are receiving subsidies. Labor is sub- sidized by government legislat- Charles Town; Connie Shuck, Key VFW'ers were on hand for the McDonald, officiating. Burial was in the Edge Hill Cemetery. ser; Kenneth Miller, Fort Ashby; affair. I The family has requested that Approximately fifty dairymen from Berkeley and Jefferson Counties assembled in the Coun- ty Extension Office at Martins- burg Monday night, March 13th for the annual meeting of the lo- cal unit of the Artificial Breed- ers Cooperative. Bernard Lemaster one of the lqcal directors presided. Edsel Gainer, Extension Dairy WARNING FOR THE PI ACE CORPS that subsidies to business are ion that provides for minimum man West Virginia University good and subsidies to "farmers wages. Industry is subsidized by spoke to the group on mastitis ..... are bad. Nor is it to Suggest that government contracts and by control. He'pointed out this dis- The idea envisioned by President Kennedy in the estab- all subsidies are good or conver- special tax legislation. Farmers ease or infection was the most lishment of a Peace Corps is commendable, and we are sely, that all subsidies are bad. are subsidized by price supports. [costly disease dairymen have to happy that it has received general public acclaim. But On these four propositions there Veterans are subsidized by extenlcontend with in the dairy, herd. public acclamation is one thing; translating this into a post- is adequate room for intelligent sive veterans assistance programs. Many suggestions were made that debate and honest disagreement. Banks are subsidized by the con- should help prevent some of this tive, affirmative, helpful program is another. There are What I am trying to point out is trol the government indirectly as loss. no doubt thousands of youn people in our country who .hat most of those who sneer at serts on the money supply there Among the persons introduced are willing to make the personal sacrifices enlistment m Jirect subsidies and most of by affecting the interest rates, to the group were W. E. Walker the Corps will entail. Bfit at the same time we should iaose who regard the recipients And this country would be in one and Robert McGarry of Jefferson be mindful of the fact that the most careful screening of direct subsidies as persons beck of a shape if these things County. will be needed to make us certain as reasonably possible who ought to be ashamed of them were not true. that those o atering upon the project will be willing to stick entertained this July 4th with a out. It is one thing to talk about going to Africa or Jefferson County fireworks dis- India or South America and working for a humaniatarian tHIS WEEKS NEWS IN play. This will take considerable financing but Mayor Kelly Lance .ideal. Itisanother thingtoactually dolt. Nothing, in RAN ,,]) workingonthesedetailsnow. our opinion, could be worse for the program than to enlist (~ ~ ~i and President Joe Stale are ::e = * * * * * recruits who do not fully understand the nature of the , By Mrs. Roy B Telephone256-3 The Berkeley County Historical sacrifices they will be called on to make. For in the areas d in which these services will be required those things we , Society is being ~e-organized and generally refer to as "modern conveniences" will be totally ' they are displaying much interest lacking. It is sheer folly to th nk that a person who has Birthday Party Nichols parents Mr. and Mrs. H. in Jefferson County history. They been accustomed to the American standard of livin~ will Little Becky Clem celebrated A. Alger here in Ranson. have a~ked for and received cop be able to enter upon such an alien way of living without her eighth birthday with a little Monday visitors with Mrs. W. ies of "Military Operations in Jef the most rigorous training. And American prestige will party given by her mother Mrs. L. McDowell were Mrs. Sam Or- ferson County 1861-65". indeed be dealt a devastating blow if tho e who talk so: nn Clem with the help of Bec- sini and Mrs. Palmeri both of , , .I. , ::y's grandparents at their home. Charles Town. Mr." and "Mrs. "George V ckers much in idealistic terms are unwilling to act out their there were several little friends Mr. Arthur Webb and daughter Jr. and your secretary journeyed words, in to help Becky celebrate. She Elizabeth with Mr. and Mrs. Day- to Charleston last week to take received many nice gifts, id Webb were recent supper part in Governor Barron's kick- ' Mrs. Howard Hough of Kable-" guests with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin off for the com!ng "Clean Up- town spent Tuesday with her mo- Waters in Pleasant Valley, Md. Paint Up-Fix Up' campaign for ther Mrs-. George Breeden. Recent wekend visitors at the W. Va. April 30.May 14. Clean Up Mr. and Mrs. John Smallwood home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Paint Up-Fix Up is a civic in- The new manager of the W. Va. Cooperative, Richard Chidister was introduced and spoke bgiefly. Local inseminatorS, Dr. James Price and Denver Sinnett report ed to the members• Their reports stressed the fact that the organ ization is a cooperativ~ and the AT OUR NFW LOCATION AT THE success or failure rested with the members. Corner of West Washington and Charles Honor roll certificates were pre (Former Location of Goodrich Store) sented to R. W. McCormick, Rob- ert Butler and W. E. Walker. These certificates indicated these dairymen had cows in their herd • that had ben sired by bulls in stud that had produced better than 450 pounds of butterfat in their first lactation• Bernard Lemaster was re-elec- ted as a member of the board for a three year term. Robert Butler and Lyle Tabb complete the board. us is that surplus labor is to be made available to loc'al commun- ities. ~,Richard Snyder of Jones& Lau ghlin has joined the group of bus iness people now attending the Business Management Institute at Shepherd College. We now have 21 enthusiastic students working for their diplomas. Sunday or sembly Of God Church The Rev. William P. Reed pas- tor Of Calvary Assembly of God located on Fairfax Boulevard on Fifth Avenue in Ranson announ- ced the following schedule of meetings for Sunday and subse- We Will Be Better Equipped ever to serve you in our new And before we move we have A Wide tion of GE and RCA Televisions at Prices. Also A Full Line of GE Now at Big Savings before we move. Come in today and pick out the Applianc New TV or Radio Set you want. --Talk With Us Today--- PAUL AND DICK REITER PHONE 202 CHARLES TOWN, W. vid Webb of Ranson and Mr. and ate in obtaining Mr. Robert W. Mrs. Dineen Welsh of Bakerton Buskirl of Charleston. Mr. Bus- were all recent visitors with Mr. kirk is State Director for the Fed andMrs. Harold Webb and fam- eral Housing Administration and ily in Southlawn, Md. Mr, David Webb with him Mr. Jack Sperry motored to Balti- more on Wednesday afternoon to collect models for the model coun ter which has been placed in the Webbs Radio and T. V. appliance store. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Nichols were londay vir tors with } rs. we hope to have many questions answered. He will meet with one i of our committees later in the day to discuss the possibility of our community receiving Feder- al assistance in housing, particul- arly in those areas which only sub-standard housing is now avail able. Don't be too urpriaed if we are 1 OLIVER No. 220 Forage Harvester with Corn Head Used As Demonstrator to Fill One 30' Silo 1 USED Front End Lift. J. D, YOWELL, Owner. IN ITALIAN AND KOSHER March 16-2t. WATCH FOR GRAND TATION TO, ALL THE YOUNG WELL AS THE GROWN-UPS. For Carry Out Service'Call 204 North George St. Charles Towli' IN TI E NEAR.FUTURE WE WILL gon Lounge with the president, Mrs. Joseph Cepelka presiding• Mr. Lee Bushong and his mo- ther Mrs. F. L. Bushong were guest speakers for the cvenmg. They spoke on and showed slides of countries they visited on their last European tour which was very interesting to the members. Mrs. Hollis Miller was m charge of the program. The Auxiliary members noted to present a check to the Wright Denny Grade School to help de- fray some of the tmderpnvileged Lots of people play dumb. Un- fortunately too many arefft play tug. The Auxiliary with the Legion naires will celebrate The Ameri- can Legion's 42rid birthday, April 6 at Legion Lounge at which time the Department Commander Rob err Lester will be guest speaker. Refreshments were served by the Post Stewards. members with prizes to bc award ed. were recent yisitors with Mrs. Glaize in Ranson were Mr. and strument capable of making our quent week nights. Sunday School ' Ray Breeden and sons. ' Mrs. Sam Garaway and son Doug home and community a healthier at 10:00 A. M. Morning Worship , . Mr and Mrs Nelson Nichols ie, Miss Judith Glaize all of Ral- and more beautiful place in ServiCe at 11:00 a. m. Evening NOW" 10:00 A. e Jefferson County Civil didate didn t take to the i ea _ • ," .....• ..... Th . I ' • "" • d ceteoratea mew twenty lrst an- eigh, N. J., Miss Janet Garaway which to live. ,Sound planning Evangelistic services at 7:30 P. M. entenmal Commission with a pageant, especially a secon m ............. War C " '" [ ...... to "versary on vzarcn turn. Tney of the Shepherdtown College.' and active participation of all cit Guest speaker for Sunday night OPF, N T( 12 a bi assist from Julia -Davis rate one out sue am agree ....... • .......... g " " Y P I • ' • " ro were surprlseu With a Dig Qmner I Sammy and Dennis Glaize who izens are essential to assure a sue March 19th will be Rev. Allen MII: IlG a.ly dee ded Fmda to resent write a dramatic ........ production p - i-xed x or .............. mere oy melr uaugnters are both stationed in Camp Le- cessful Clean Up-Paint Up.Fix Roberts, evangelist and mission- He a dramatic production on the re- Ivided it coum t)e stagea, m me ann .............. rue neap o[ ur. rranc s'" Jeune, N. C. recently spent some Up program. [ary to Cuba, Tuesday the Christ till enactment of the famous John I Court House .......... .......... i ''- _gel', orotner ot Mrs. i lcnols, time with theirparents Mr. and The reward for this civic bet-[Ambassador met at 7:30 P.M. Mill . urown trim in me et erson Coun I Some local talent, may be used There were several of the family Mrs. Martin Glaize in Ranson. terment program will be found in I Thursday night March 16th spee- ty Court House at the county s [to play the, part of characters in and friends in to help them cele- Mrs. Gary Viands and Mr. and our sense of accomplishment, and [ial missionary rally with Rev. and --- OPEN SUNDAYS --- 1961 Centennial Pageant. the production, with a profession- t v " v s ] bra e. The, received man, card Mrs. Claude Thompson visited the most satisfying knowledge lMrs. Charles Harm missionaries The County's Civil War Centen [al organization being hired to and many nice gifts. Mrs. Roy Breedon On Monday af- that we have contributed to in. [ to Peru. - STRICTLY FRESH niai Commission of which Mrs. [take charge of details. Mrs. Howard Ashwood was a ternoon, suring that our community willI n have Since only a few hundred peo Leeds K. Rily is chairma , ' ] " . "patient in the Charles Town Hos Mrs. Robert James with Mrs. always be a fine place to live in Best way to carve a tombstone COUNT[ f • • • • d( Z, " le can be accomodated in the asked Mrs. tIealy of nearby Me- [p " a pital. Clayton James visited Mrs. Hor- and work in. Of much interest to I is to chisel in traffic. dia" and formerly of New York[Court House, loudspeakers m yMrs:. Clara Noland with Mrs tense Breeden on Tuesday morn- • - Fresh Produce Milk ] rea( City, to essay a dramatm produc [ be set up outside, for the accon- Nannie Lanham were recent vlsig: " tion-the Brown trial-with provis-]odations ot outsiae aumences, tors with Mr and Mrs Alex Laia inMr. and Mrs. Calvin Brown and I The production is expected to ham Jr and'family " children of Baltimore, Md. spent FAPdvl MACIHNERY SALE ALL BRANDS SOFT DR] I4S ion that it be staged in the Coun-| ty Court House. And although no[be a manageable project which Mrs Roy Breeden and sons Mr Saturday visiting Mr. and Mrs. dates have been set for the pro-[can be developed into a perma- and M'rs John Smallwood Jr, Mr" George Robinson and daughter " duction it is expected it will like/nent institut!on. . .... and Mrsl Russell McAboy and son rMs. Gary Viands. LUNCH MEATS---LARGE RII z n or so ni htsThe Court House ]n t:narzes .... SLICED TO YOUR CHOICE , ly run for a do e g "[ • :: Mr. and Mrs. R chard Bralthwmte [ Mrs. Floyd E. Simons received THE FOLLOWING FARM MACHINERY WILL Town, was belt m 1836 and It this year. / , " ' " and children were all at the home news of,the death of her aunt BE SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION ON The Centennial Commissionlwas the scene of two of the three of Mr and Mrs Edgar Smallwood Mrs. Bertha Boyd Weiss of Tula, ad been tryin to decide/ treason trials held in America up ,, =i,,h, for a b Oklahoma. Mrs. Weiss was a dan- S DAY, APRIL 1, 1961 FRESH CARRY OUT ORDERS: which h g what to do to put Jefferson counlto World War II-the John Brown shrimp supper in honor of Rich- ghter of the late Rev. Samuel E. ty in the nation's spotlight dur.|trial and the William Blizzara ard Braithwaite for his birthday Boyd and a sister of Mrs. Simons ATU_ Fried Chicken ing the Centennial year of 1961,[trial of 1922.. During the Civil Mr and Mrs Donald'Webb and mother the late Mrs. W. H. Mason Fr;ed . t, ' ," o ask Mrs. Healy to War the building was damaged rnil'v .... * of Jefferson County. AT ARNETT S GARAGE, NEARHAGERSTOWN, deetded t / ........ -- .........- ......... write a pageant script on the[by shell.fire, but it was later re. the home of Mr Arthur Webb MARYLAND, BEGINNING AT 10:00 A. M. Brown trial. Mrs. Healy, daughter[built. Currently the Court House and family " COUNff Fried Potatoes By the time°f theDemocraticlate John preW'sMentml'Davis" one-[canl miS' ptheortanth°meh stomc" of a..numberdocumentsOf very. land,MrsOhioCliff°rdarrivedAlgeron Sunday°f CleVe-af. [ ' " 1 NEW FERGUSON Deo Side Delivery Rake. Sandwiches of All Kinds ternon to visit with Mr. and Mrs. FRESH SUBMARINES "_l| children's expenses in work H. A. Alger who have been ill,[' BUSINESS 1 NEW FERGUSON 3 Section Spring Tooth Hax. usn0n |ell books or lunches. A check has but found them some better onI ] row--Lift Type. MADE WHILE YOU WAIT. , also been presented to the Wri-her arrival. Monday morningvisit with friendsMrS'l IPTIUI'I / I i NEW FERGUSON No. 6 ABe 22 Disc Harrow Home MadeSoups:andChili' Travel To ght Denny Cafeteria-building Alger left to [ -Abtllli l- fundmade Contributions have been and relatives inwillBaltimore,leave for Md.her ] --Lift Type. Macaroni" ---" Salads " ...... to Polio, Heart, Red Cross From there she Ant,paste Legion A.xmrv and Tuberculosis Funds. Mere-Ihome in Ohio on Monday night,l] Chambers BrookeOf BlaekfordC°ntmeree I] 1 NEW FERGUSON Two Row Rear Cultivator. Potato "Salad bers of the Auxiliary have partic Mrs. Mary Ellen MeKee and / ' Executive Secretary [ 1 NEW FRAME and HITCH For Oliver Spreader. Due to the Lenten Service the ipated in money of these drives, two children with them Mrs. Joe ,regular monthly meeting of the Mrs. 11ollis Miller, chairman of Carroll and Mrs. Joe Ranalli all The March Chamber of Com- 1 NEW Lime and Fertilizer Spreader on Wheels. Home Made Pies" and Cake Americar Legion Auxiliary, Jack the Memorial Poppy Sales pres- visited with Mrs. Gene Sutler me 'ce meeting will be held at son Perks Unit No. 71 was held ted plans for her progress in May. down in Virginia on Sunday. the Blue Grass Inn Tuesday, Mar1 NEW Corn Weeder. BY THE PIECE OR WHOLE. on Wednesday, March 8 in the Le A contest for Poppy Posters will Mr. Arthur Webb and daugh- ch 21st, at 12:00 noon. be conducted among the Junior ter Elizabeth, Mr. and Mrs. Dh- As our speaker we are fortun. 9 NEW DOWN SPOUTS For Silo Distributor. WE WISH TO EXTEND A