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Miss Mary Hood Map To Become Sprtng" Bride Of Mr. Robert D. Seal MISS MARY HOOD MAYS Mrs. Charles E. Maya, of Char. lea Town, announced today the engagement of her daughter, Mary Hood to Mr. Mr. Robert D. (Bobby) Seal, son of Mrs. Marvin Seal of the County. Miss Maya, who is a graduate of Charles Town High School and Strayer s College in Washington, D. C., is employed in the office of Mark B. WetzeL She is the daughter of the late Charles E. Maya and granddaughter of Mrs. Raymond L. Virts and the late Raymond Virts. Mr. Seal, a graduate of Charles Town High School and a veteran of the U. S. Air Force, es em- ployed at Shannondale. The wedding will occur in the Spring. ELK BR~CH LoDGi~ TO HOLD BANQUET The Elk Branch Lodge No. 93 AF&AM will hold its annual ban- quet Friday, March 25, at 6:30 p. m. at the Community Center, at Shenandoah Junction. All Master Masons are invited to attend. Tickets are $2.50. ,,, ,, .| Subscribe To The Spirit-Advocate i El NEED ANY WALLPAPER? NEED ANY PAINT? LENNON'S DECORATING CENTER 40th Anniversary For Miss Elizabeth Hamer Mr., Mrs. Robert Anders Graduated From Medical Wednesday, March 16th Secretnal School Wednesday, March 16th was an eventful day in the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Anders, well- known residents of Rippon, who celebrated their 40th wedding aninversary. A dinner to mark the occasion is planned for this Sunday, when Mr. and Mrs. And- era and friends will get together. L Powhatan 6arden Club Meets With Mrs. Edwards The February meeting of the Powhatan Garden Club was held at the home of Mrs. Marvin Ed- wards, with Mrs. Kenneth Jenk- ins, president, conducting the business session and informing members that the tote bags all garden clubs decorated for the State convention at the Green-MISS ELIZABETH HARNER brier were donated by Shenan- Miss Elizabeth Harner, daugh- doah Downs. At a meeting of garden club ter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. presidents with Mr. Perks, rel- Harner, of Charles Town, was one ative to the Jefferson County of the 170 members of the grad- Fair, the Wayside Garden Club uating class of the Maryland Med- agreed to be responsible for the. ical Secretarial School in Hagers- Horticultural Division next No-] twn, Md., Saturday, March 12. vember 13-15. Members were I Miss Harner has also completed asked to participate in Roadside a 13-week training affiliation pro- Development projects and to lis- gram at the Harrisburg (Pa.) ten to the garden programs on Polyclinic Hospital. She has ac- our local radio. Members agreed cepted a position in the Medical to contribute to Care and to the Record department of the Morris John F. Kennedy Memorial for jCafritz Memorial Hospital in the planting of pine trees, i Washington, D. C. Many lovely arrangements in/ Miss Harner is a graduate, of Parsons High School, class of 64. tea cups and saucers were She is past Worthy Advisor of brought by members to be pre- the Order of Rainbow for Girls, sented at Jeffersonian Manor Parsons Assembly No. 39. She Nursing Home. was also a member of the Tri-Hi- Refreshments were served by y Club, a 4-H member of eight Mrs. Edwards and the co-hostess, years and pin-wearer, and a mere- Mrs. R. S. Stiles. ber of the Charles Town Presby- terian Church Mr. and Mrs, Charles Ahalt and Mr. and Mrs. Barney Travell at- tended the flower show in Wash- ington, D. C, recently. Miss Jane Mullen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Mullen of Charles Town and a student at Shepherd College, will represent Lawrence Street, were Mr. and Mrs. David Fraley and family, Gapland, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Rich- ard Fraley, Boonsboro, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Richard McCauley, Arl- ington, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moon and daughter, Baltimore, Md., Mr. and Mrs. William Nice- warner, Martinsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nicewarner and fam- ily, Mrs. Roger Pillow and son, Mrs. Jack Corbin and daughter, i Mrs. Robert Nicewarner and her children, all of Charles Town, !and Mr. and Mrs. Perry Pillow and son. Bridal Shower Given For Miss Louise White A bridal shower was given in honoi" of Miss Louise White and Mr. Aldrish Jewell at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B .White, Jr, Charles Town. Those present were Dr. Bar- bara Mou]ton Browne and hus- band, Washington, D. C., Mr. and Miss Bernice M. Ashby To Become June Brtde Of Mr. H. Macfarland Brown the two cIubs for projects theyI SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S have sponsored: the Foster Par-i THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1966 ants Tea, and for Junior mere-I ~ ----'- -- bars who provide transportation l for crippled children to clinics. Hoffmasters Celebrate 50th Anniversary also for their Christmas tree and toys Mrs. Rolfe Kelley presided for the second part of the business session. Mrs. Robert Watson read the minutes of the last meeting in the absence of Mrs. Robert Burch, the secretary, Mrs. James Gore read the treasurer's report and the report of a recent dance. Mrs. Gore reported that the Home Life Committee has de- tided to make gowns and puppets for the hospital. ] Mrs. Kelley introduced the I speaker of the evening, Mrs. Hel. en Sager, who gave some very interesting comments about Jap- anese handicrafts such as Osh. ibani; the making of shoji screens skeletonized leaves, placques us- ing dried flowers and murals of aluminum foil. Many interesting i examples were shown and passed around for members to see how Mrs. John Moulton, the former's they could use such individual- mo be zzed decoratmns m then: own t r, Mrs Thomas Dillow, Mr. MISS BERNICE ASHBY ! " " " - nomes and Mrs. Emory McKmney, Mrs. Mr and Mrs Robert E Ashb I. " ........ Mabel Pe-w~l+ ~,,-+ -~ .... h, .... .. .. mrs. moom announcea tnar me .. . ,,~, -,,-~,o-s,,~-, ot tsoyce va., announce [ne en-p~,,,,~ ~+ ......... ,. ....... ,,. 1 ' . ~..~IIL+,.,gL ~lti~ WUIA/~ U~il WILl1 a nla,Mr. and Mrs. Kenny gagementof then: daughter, Bar- +.,,~.+ a+ ..... + h.~ ~. ..... ~.. ~ea e . . Jt&ll~::[ Ulllll~:~l (:11# Ileal IIUIJl~ I.)11 ~lJ" m r, mr. and Mrs. Jerry race Mane, to H Mcfarland .......... Wa n Dil'o ....... . . . . . rlz z~ tor VOlunmers workers y e i w, tvlr. reter r~agez,Brown, son ot Mr ann Mrs o ~,_.._: .... o._, ....... " . " " " ~L~UIICIOUS rezreSnments were and Miss Eleanor Nagel, Mr. Glenn Brown, of Blakeley Farm, served hv a oommm,~ ho~aoa h, ~ammy Jeweil ann triena Fat Mr I eha,~eo ,P,,,, J -- _: :- -.. ................... "i n " S.TylerDrown. ~de M~oC~ifton J ewell and an: Miss Ashby is a graduate of] } co 1"t !wl !g sen[. presents ~U~lClarke County High School and l :- ~ +~ + _-_=. -:-, wU~enO~ an~te~; mr. ann ~rs, !is employed in the office of [ ........... t ... gn re we [ ann mrs. J~ua Stuart E Brown, Jr. IIAI I I;TN lt/Idl MR. And MRS. WALTER [IOFFMASTER wanus. Mr. Brown is also a graduate[ R/4ULL I I[l~l[l~ I Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hoffmaster of Bakerton celebrated their I of Clarke County High School and Mrs Marianna Rmniiwtuwl i e ............. Miss andra rrve s a stud nt at Shepherd College. ,m~- __~ .... wedding anniversary last Sunday by visiting Mr. Hoffmaster's n~ -- -- a I A June wedding is planned ~~+~:~~ in Martinsburg and Mrs. Hoffmaster's sister at Sharpsburg, Md. .~ ~ t~ ,~ l Regular Worship Services will later went to dinner at the Red Bird Restaurant near Ke |0 Become June ~rlae [ ed all present and expressed the be conducted Sunday morning, Md., where their guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Vopson of ! ,, ,, ~, ~+. !belief that all were working for March 20th" Avery crdial invi'tat ~ "'M 6 roup I01d +(}f Need r r. harry L vanM~lrr~ I one cause -- community better- mn.~s extenaea ~o anyone wno ..... '# ........... ,mont. w,snes to attenu..r..arry ~arsn vital Health Mr. and Mrs. Hassel Frye, 1505' Mrs., H. H. Hunter read the sec- ear~:mer DSupercit, tewndTn~:f Henri I~: r,____ Winchester Ave, Martinsburg, retarys report, which with one . ._ , ~u ro L'Xp --- - -- " - addition wa- a--'-roved Mrs minismr on ~aster Sunday, April r an s|o~ Charles Town H0spdi announce [ne engagement oz ~ z,,z-, . .............. , ttnn x~eep tins aate in mlnQ their daughter, Sandra, to Harry Frank Humston gave the treas- I ----~ Curtis VanMetre of Kearneysville urer's report, and Mrs. Sterling According to present plans theI The March meeting of the Jeff- the 1966 Bell Ringer { Miss Frye is a graduate of Mar'- Tenney reported on the recent paper drive will be held during erson County Association for Chairman would be Mr. major surgery, and would like to tinsburg High School and Shep- bake and rummage sale. the week of March 21st. I Mental Health was held on Mon- ans with Mrs. O. S. thank everyone for their kind herd College, where she was e- Mrs. Bloom gave a resume of thoughtfulness, lected to "Who's Who Among events planned for the state meet- Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moon of Students in American Colleges ings at the Greenbrier next week Caruel Beach Road, Baltimore, and Universities." She is also a and read the following list of Md., are the proud parents of a 8 lb. 3 oz. daughter, Belinda Kay, born on'February 28th in Balt- imore Hospital. Mrs. Moon is the former Miss Linda Louise Pillow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos William Pillow of 311 North Law- rence Street, Charles Town. Mrs. and Mrs. H. D. Beeler, Jr., of Charles Town and Mrs. Jesse member of the Tri Sigma Sot- delegates: They will be Mrs. ority. She is employed as a Hunter, Mrs. Tenney, Mrs. Carl teacher at Noah Junior High Benton, Mrs. Hugh Via, Mrs. School in Martinsburg. Laird Marshall, Mrs. Joseph Hen- Mr. VanMetre, the son of Mr. derson, Mrs. Kenneth Jenkins and Mrs. A. D. VanMetre of and Mrs. Bloom. Kearneysville, is a graduate of Miss Louise Walraven made Shepherdstown High School and plans for try-outs for the play attended West Virginia Univer- sponsored by the club and ten- sity. He is employed by I. B. M. tatively set for May 9 and 10. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hough,' day, March 14, at the Hilleary Co-~hairman. More details Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Fran House in Charles Town, with the Campaign willbe kie Hough and two childrer~ were Rev. Allen Bartlett, President of shortly. visitors Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. : the Association, Lester Hough. Little Scot Hough's birthday was being celebrated as Grandmother had made a prettily decorated birthday cake in" his honor. Stuart Wolford spent Sunday afternoori with David Ramsburg, Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel N. Gaynor their children Elizabeth, Dale and opening the meeting with prayer, t Sunday visitors with Mr. Mr. Harry Harner, Admini~trat- Mrs Thomas Penwell were or of Charles Town General Hos- and" Mrs. William Penwell pital, was the speaker for the two children, Martinsburg, evening. Mr. Harner stated that and Mrs. Richard Fisher, there seems to be a definite need four children of for expansion of the hospital, and and Mrs. Nelson that it is hoped that any plans Larry of Ranson. for expansion will include one room especially equipped for Subscribe To The 121 N. Charles St., Charles Town the college as princess in the An- Hine of Martinsburg, were judges in Arlington, Va. Plans for a talent show to be Anita of Bethany Farm spent emergency care of mental pat- Is A Good Place To Go. (Ask your neighbors). They have a good selection of WALLPAPER In stock, (about 200 patterns), from Only 29c - Up To $1.25 (A single Roll) PAINT IS ON SALE AT ONLY $3.98 a Gallon (The No-Drip Kind, Too) nual Apple Blossom Parade in for the Honorary Fire Chief Con- A June wedding is planned.]jointly sponsored by the Wo- Sunday with his brother, Lewis tents. He also announced that test held in Winchester, Va. on S=-~0rW& men's Clubs were discussed and Gaynor and family of C lear spring PKUtests for manta! retardation lilt A T+T DADI~D Winchester,of April. Va., the latter part March lOth at the Shenandoah the following planning commit- Md. Their son, Daniel spent the are being given to all new-bornI ~ xxt Jcax~ Mrs. Calvin Fleming, Jefferson College auditorium. The two girls Junior, en tee appointed: Mrs. Marshall, Mrs. day with his grandmother, Mrs. infants at the hospital. [ 1-- 2-- 2" Avenue, Charles Town, is a pat. that won will lead the Apple James Gore, Mrs. Tyler Brown, Georgia Bro~n and sons of Avon Followir~ the proem, a.shor, t ] . b~ r DC - ~C o lent in the Winchester Memorial Blossom Firemen'g Parade orL. ~ J~lt Meel g Mrs. Bloom, ,,Mrs. Rolfe KelleY, Bend Farm: . . ., . ~:. ':., business: ~n"eeting wa~ held with I " . (A.Single Roll) Hospital, Winchester, Va. where Thursday, April 28. Mrs. M a rv i n Edwards, Mrs. lvirs. ~mll i~ar~ens ot ~:~en, I Rev. Bartlett, presiding. [ FiR" -atterns mast+ be she underwent surgery on Wed- Mr. and Mrs. Lewis R. Argenio, James Watson and Mrs. Robert Idaho and Mrs. C. O. Whittington I The County Officials Bill Corn- . # ~ . . . nesday. San Fernando, California, ar the Tuesday Hight Watson June 15 is the probable Charles TOWn were guests of Mrs. mittee reported that it had met, ~rom stoc~ to mage room Mrs. James Dodd and Mrs. proud parents of a daughter, date. Clarence Smallwood on Sunday and recommended that a Citizens Spring Patterns coming in, Bessie Moler, guests at the Knott Anna Maria, born Monday, March The Junior and Senior Wo- Mrs. Raleigh Shaffer reported They dined at Battletown Inn, Nursing Home celebrated their 7. Mrs. Argenio is the former man's Club met in joint session at on a recent Sunday afternoon Berryville, Va. birthdays the same day at the Miss Ann Showen, daughter of the Club home, Hilleary House, visit to the Newton D. Baker VA Mr. and Mrs. Willard N. White home. The home had a birthday Mrs. Elizabeth Showen, Charles Tuesday night. The first part of Hospital, by Girl Scouts who party with a double birthday cake, Town. homemade candies and punch. Weekend visitors at the homettheoverbusinessby Mrs.Sessino. S. Bloom,Was presidedsenior madesang forfaVrSseveralfr theawards.OCcasion and pasthave week.been on the sick ,list this Several friends and guests from of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Pillow, N. club president. Mrs. Bloom greet- Mrs. : Laird Marshall thanked The annual St. Patrick s Bingo Party sponsored by the local P. T. town attended the party and all A. will be held Friday night Why Not Drop In Soon? THEY ARE OPEN: 8 To 9 Fri. - 8 To 6 Tues, Thurs., Sat. and Mon. Wed. From 8 A. M. To 1 P. M. P. S. - Or you can take one of their 68 Pattern books home to look at. P. S. No. 2 Green Staml~ or May-26 Central Charge. ] the guests at the home. Everyone had a very enjoyable evening. Mrs. Harry Strouse has return- ed home from the Winchester Memorial Hospital, following In * CHARLF TOWN BOYS! GIRLS! Committee be appointed to in- 1st. vestigate the needs in Jefferson~ county for mental health facility I Lennon's and report to the Association any g: ecor"m--:: further action take. Mrs. B. Frank Humston, Treas- 121 N. Charles St. urer, reported that the Associat- ion had spent over $300,00 in the Charles Town, W. March i8th. Besides the free calendar year of 1965 to provide * S & H GREEN bingo games the usual cake walks medication for persons in Jeff- * CENTRAL CHARGE and refreshments for sale. Come erson County suffering a mentalI Mar. 1I enjoy this evening of fun. illness Mr. Lewis Chapman and family The President announced that moved last week from the Middle way vicinity to a tenant house I~ on Avon Bend Farm recently va. ~q~ cated by the Elliott family. ~ Mr. Stephen Cloud, Sr. is on l~ the sick list. His many friends l~ Monday. Tuesday- Wednesday wish for him a complete recovery I~ Miss Roxanna Clipp, daughterl~ B0D f CURL---7.9} of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clipp, was [~ a patient in the Charles Town[6 Generalobservation.HOspital for tests and HAIl 1.00 O I Mr. Marshall Thompson return-~ ed to his home Monday afternoon [~ (Experienced Operators Only) after being a patient for several []~ days in the Charles Town Generall~ VIRGINIA'S BEAUTY SHOP Hospital. [R 118 N. Charles Street -- Phone 725-5414 Miss Susan Mercer visited Mrs.]]~ Frank Littleton, in Ranson on[S Charles Town, West Va. YOU GET ' Magic Dolphin Whistle : Coder.Decoder Signal Flasher Secret Message Chamber Complete instructions Don't miss a minute of the fun! All your friends will be mak. ing the TV DOLPHIN CALL... sending Code Messages... flashing Secret Signals... for you to answer[ Be ready. Get in On The Funl Come in... Today... for your P-F Flyers and P-F Whistle .... While They Last! The members of the local Bee ized in 1922 by Anna Morgan R. insignia, 50th anniversary sym Line chapter, Daughters of the Getzendanner, a member of the bols, and the chapter's name, was American Revolution, were guests ShepherdStown group, it is aften a gift of the Regent, Mrs. Phillips at the 50th. anniversary celebrat- referred to as "a daughter chap- who had made and iced the cake. ion of Pack Horse Ford Chapter ter" two Martins at the home of Mrs. William Officers from the . . The mints, topped with patriatic motifs were her handiwork also. Thacher, Shepherdstown, Monday burg Chapter were also guests. Tea, sandwiches, nu~, punch, and evening. Miss Gladys Hartzell, a former coffee were served by Mrs. Harry A series of snow storms had regent, was in charge of the anni- versary presentation which was Miller, Mrs, C. N. Byron and Mrs. brought about the postponement opened with the reading of Mrs. John Link. of the observance from February W. H. S. White's ' Pack Horse There was a single white rose with blue sation streamers and 22. The above picture shows some of the group being served re- freshments as a part of the Gold- en Anniversary celebration. Mrs. James Phillips, the 17th and present reRent, presided, lead ing the D. A R. ritual and intro- ducing the guests who included Mrs. William Moore, state vice- regent; Miss Mar~. Dean, state registrar; Mrs. Emory Kable. state conservation chairman and re~ent of Bee Line Chapter: Miss Virginia Gold. regent of William Henshaw Chapter, Martinsburg, and Miss Hilda Lingamfelter. reg- ent of Shenandoah Valley Chap. tar, Martinshurg. Bee Line Chapter had been invited, since having been organ Ford" a memorial service for the dead who had helped to build the chapter was closed with a special tribute to Pauline Frye Eutsler, the 14th Regent, who died on Dec ember 30. The living Regents. Mrs. A. D. Kenamond, Mrs. ErneSt Stutzman Mrs. White, Miss Hartzell, Mrs. Edward Saville; Mrs. Thacher, Mrs. Frank Buckles, and Mrs. Phillips, sent or presented greet- ings. The formal program was climax ed with the lighting of candles in a brass candelabrum, each of the five branches representing a decade on Pack Horse Ford's faro 41y tree. An anniversary cake, decorated with confectioneries of the D. A. gold cord for everyone. The Re- gent wore a gold rose. The organ ization's charter, yearbooks, and scrapbooks were on display. Pack Horse Ford in honor of this occasion presented a copy of In Washington, a diamond annive rsary story of the National Soci- ety of the Daughters of the Amer ican Revolution, to the three local libraries. The chapter at Shepherdstown was organized on February 22, 1916. Pack Horse Ford Chapter bears the name of the fording place on the Potomac River, one mile east of town, and the name of the first settlement on the q present site of Shepherdstown. I Saturday. .... AT- --- IN CHA TOWN EASTER SUNDAY IS APRIL 10th" YOU'LL FIND IT SO EASY TO SHOP WHERE SELECTIONS ARE SO LARGE ..... NOW AT..,... Henty of Free Parking .... THREE WAYS TO SHOP HERE: -CASH. CHARGE - LAY.A-WAY