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Months After Spectacular Fin Robert R I PPO N s Dairy Farm .Near Midd!eway. Becomes M .. Charles Adams Most Modern Dairy Operations m County were Saturday aftez~oon visitors with Mrs. Dorothy Stuckey and son Wayne of Martinsburg. Sunday callers with Mr. and ..................... Mrs. Orville DeiHaven were Mr. and Mrs. William Linton and two sons from Inwood. 'Mrs. M. L. Adams and two grandchildren Franklin and Deb- bee Adams were Wednesday af,ter- noon callers with MJ's. Grace Mol- er in Ranson. Mrs. Jimmy Chapman of In- wood was a supper guest with Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Chapman on Sun- day. ~ Baking Contest Mr. Cecil Nichols, manager of Southern States invited all Farm Club Women to enter a baking contest held a~t t~e community Center last Wednesday afteI:noon with approximately 40 women in attendance. The Rippon Chlb was well represented with the follow- ing members ,attending. Mrs. Cal- vin Nicodemus, Mrs. Warren La- Rue, Mrs. Paul Chapman, Mrs. Woodrow Adams, Mrs. Garland Heflebower Jr. and Mrs. Charles call to worship by our vice presi- dent Mrs, Martin GIRize. The sec- retary Mrs. Charles Adams read her report followed by other com mittee reports. The Methodist Youth Fellowship camp at Man- doken near Harpers Ferry was sent a cheek to help send a child to camp. No further business the Mr .and Mrz tIcrm~n ~wartz l~an-cn ' , ,~ Ie).~M~R~ " , . ............ t , PIRITOF IEFIrER, ON ,, ADVOCATE nod their children home on Sun- Pat [ flnlrTT,,Dhl~,T It,V'tn/N1fl In .ifl,--g'k (lJ dayfor dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Lyn- spent F Ell-It Ii~I)AI, Nlit.lttll [:J, l,~;)t~ ,)---!~ wood Swartz, Richard Swartz, Mr. Mrs. Ch ] ~~ '.and Mrs. Ch~1~les Hare a. nd faro- whi!e t~ [She was introduced to the club by Ithe following; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil nyanu iv~.., ancl Mrs. ~ome tsaynss uarlano ...... ]Mrse. Ralph Riekel. It was inter- [Crouch, two children Mr. and Mrs. ann lamny oI ~serryvme. I~ evemng oz care playmg with Jesting to know that Japan large ]Broy and son, Mrs. Myrtle Weller, ~.. -------- . ~ en" xmenas, los it seems is about the size of [Mr .and Mrs Calvin Shoemaker ~elerred From Last %'eeK Farm Women Meet [California in cultivation. A 2 acre [and daugh~,er." Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Chapman .......... |farm is considered large. The pep I and Mrs. Chapman's mother Mrs. , 1ale rtlppgn r'arm clue. me, at |ple must raise on 1 acre enough / the nome oi Mrs ~arlano Helle- food ~ f "' Loz-a Rlchards of Mr. Airy were _ ~.. ... 2-" , [ ~o eed 7 people where in ] Sunday callers with Mrs. Rich- ~ower ~z..wltn. l,l m em~ers, pres- ]this country it takes 17 acres. Mrs. [ | "~ ~\~. ~\~ ard's brother-in-lawand sisteren~. ana I .wsltor...Mrs. warren [Joe Cepelka who returned recently [ [~, ~__p: C ~,a~ue presmen~ calico the mee~- ~ . , .. |~ $ Mr. and Mrs. J.L. hapman, in ............. If'ore a trip to Chicago gave a bzlel" | |.~ |~y$ Mrs Ed Vlckers dau-hter Mrs g to oruer With uevotlonals lea/ana ~.~,.. ,~. .... .~:_ ..n. ^,- ~.. t ]*--- - "" " ~ ~"b'" the vi---" . ....... . ,, ,,,~.~ .,~v.v~--,~ ~.~r. u, .v... ~" .... ,~__ Harry AsheraIt and small son Jeff ~t W pzesmen~ Mr:s. w~narles ]visit to a Japanese restaurant and [ | rglttr~t~4~ , , . oams wno also reaa tne legena ' . , , [ we, e .Tu..esday even, rig supper ............ [had everything oriental style. De- | I ~ 0~ guest w~th Mr. and Mrs. Garlandol.vne uogwoo~ tree; Tne consult:- llicious refreshments were served [ | "'-- ~'--" , Heflebower Jr and two children uuon was reao ano ac,cepteo. ~ [by the hostesses Mrs Heflebower l | ~M~y~ml, ~~ Pat -rid Jimm- comn~Lee was appointea ~o stuoy ~ .... 7". "'.." . .... 1 .... ~ a . y. . anu uaugnter t-auline. -o, ....... the needs of the R~ppon school for ~ [ | ~f~.a..A ..- ] ..... ng . , . ~t~.~ S.~ Mr ~ T. Ad.m< w~S hn~t.~S tn our commumty project. The guest | Mrs. Margaret Payne enteI%aln [ L_~ ~ s$ I ,~"-~z'~:~,,-"~,:~ "~-~,~,":'~,~"C'~':~'~" ~" speaker was Mrs. Tommy Kitchen led guests Friday night to a dinner | |~-'""" -- --.~ ~2~n~'d~:; ~:~,'~"2,[~," ~".,.,~'.,~" who gave a most interesting talk [in honor of her mother Mrs. | ~' ~. ......... ,~. ~...~t, ..,, m~.~ Japan about their land rood [Brady Shoemaker's 87th birthday. [ , meeting was called to order by the go ernment, school and reAgan. A dehmous droner w~s served to ~ I president, Mrs. Alvin Bush and-- " i i Adams. Congratulations wt~o Mz~. meeting adjourned. During the soc Garland Heflebower Jr. wn ial hour a game was played and the blue ribbon on a beautiful the prize won by Mrs. Charles cocoanut cake~Congratul~tions al Adams. Delicious refreshments so to Mrs. Warren LaRue who were served by the hostess. Our won a door prize. Delicious re- next meeting will be held at the g a disastrous fire on the farm of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCormick freshments were served by the home of Miss Maggie Ware in a rebuilding project war* initiated to increase the efficiency of farm op- Farm Home Advisory Committee. h:~sical labor. The result is one of the most modern dairy operations in this Mr. Richard Swartz spent last n, left, and a modern walk-through milking parlor, right, were In use just Tuesday in Baltimore for his pre- the fire. introduction. Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Adams ~s after a spec 'Within three days with the help [.parlor. "PAls system includes the visited with Mr..and Mrs. Hay- Mr and Mrs If neighbors, the debris had been ] pipeline milker with a bulk tank. ward Boyd S~turday evening. ck "~.~. w~lcleared away and plans were be- This system is a~ble to handle the Miss Wilds Orndorff and bro- I r '-~"ebu~l" theirIgun for reconstruction. The re- present herd of 50 cows and willithe Junior of Clearbrook and Miss Mary .Elle~ Shull of Summit t ~ e sult is one of the most modern[be adequate to meet the McCor- Point spent Saturday night 'with m effiicent mod- dairy operations in the area I mick's plans of increasing ,the Mr. and MrS. Woodrow Adagns and " l 'Mr. McCormick built a new ]number of cows in the future family. ' 6, 1958, a bolt i open front bank barn in which he [ The entire rebuilding prelect Mrs. Richard Machado, the for- [he bank barn has installed an electrically oper- [at the McCormick fm~n centered mer Pwtsy Atlen ~has been employ : farm and the I ated "'hay-drying set-up with ]around a means o{ increasing the ed by Doubleday in Berryville. ~letely destroy- vthich he can now dry his baled ]efficiency ef farm operations. This Mrs. Virginia McDonald has been tts. Lost in the hay Also the feeding area in the [has been accomplished by increas keepihg her two daughters. (,ns of hay. ,the barn has' been equipped with an ling the amount of electrical equip Mr. and Mrs. Garland Hefle- of barley 500automatic auger-type bunk feeder [ ment on the farm 'and thereby re feed mill' two] A year round ,supply o$ fresh Educing the physical labor prey- bower Jr. and two children had drying equip- water for cattle in the loafing area liously required, as their weekend guests Mr. and levators a man I'has been assured with the install I The actual farm operations are Mrs. Harry Morison. On Sunday all enjoyed a beautiful day in W.agon two col I orion of electrically :heated w~ter ] not the only places where electric- Washington sightseeing. ~:ck lost because I bowls. These will eliminate the pos ]ity has been put to work to reduce Mrs. Calvin Bennett and ~wo }e fields at the sibility of water freezing during [physical labor Mrs McCormick children Cindy and Chris has re- ady of smaller the winter months ]rules over a modern kitchen, in- turned to CheEr home on Mildred 0nly structures I In 'his rebuilding project Mr I cluding such work-saving applian Street in Charles Town after the fire were [McCormick switched from' ,the ices an an electric range, refrlger spending the past week wi,th her ilk~house shed stanchions-type milking barn to a ]ator, deep freeze and many small- parents Mr. and Mrs. Hayward [. [modern, six-stall tandem milking [er appliances. Boyd. Mr. ,and Mrs: B~bby Whetzel of r:---- T-- seeds for pepper plants and head than Freezonia for it is .reslstan,t ~aphine, Vs. spent the weekend E, t. McDONALD, JR., lllllt~/U lettuce, to warm weal;her) and if you are in .the county visE.ring her grand . "These vegetables should be growing telephone-type peas, Al- parents Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Chap- AGENCY Garden to actually get )wing your Hardin in veg West Virgin- this week. Your cabbage planted early because they don't yield oi" grow well vthen the wea- ther gets hot," Hardin explained. "You must get them planted so they will produce a crop in cool weather." If you haven't already chosen your vegetable varieties, Hardin suggested ,these: For early cabbage, ~the variety is Golden Acre (yellow-resistant) peas, Wando and Freezonia (these are dwarf varieties and %Vando may be planted just a little later" derman is recommended. With spinach, Long Standing Blooms- dale is recommended; onion sets, Ebenezer (yel,low) and Silverskin (white); leaf lettuce, Salad Bowl, head lettuce, Great Lakes; peppers Yelp Wonder or Pennwonder; arly tomatoes, Morton Hybrid or Giant Early. Production and sales of autos show increase. Polite lies often begin wi.t~ "I 'haVe nothing to wear." man and her brother Mr. and Mrs. Roy Harris Jr. near Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Anders and family were Sunday visitors with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Rob eft Anders, another son Melvin of Washington spent the ,weekend with his parents. Mrs. Lynwood Swartz will enter the Hagerstown hospital on Wed- ne.~lay for a foot operation. Ronnle DeHaven was confined to his.~home again witch .t~he meas- les and ear trouble last ,week. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles Town, W. Va. Repre~onting THE TRAVELERS, Hartford Seeded. Peas 9eeds for toms- Seeded; also, leaf lettuce, To be held at Elysian Farms, located 6 miles North of Haymaxket, Vs., on U. S. 15, or 5- miles south of Gilbert's Corner on U. S. 15. Follow "Sign~ SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1959 BEGINNING AT 9:00 O'CLOCK A. M. REGISTERED ABERDEEN - ANGUS HERD HERD SIRE:--Prince of Red Gate 99th 13 COWS and CALVES -- 4 BRED HEIFERS -- 4 BULLS Herd Certified and Accredited. ALSO TWO DAIRY CompLete Set of Cattle Equipment for Show Herd--Show Barn-- Brood Herd -- SELLS! FARM MACHINERY Massey-Harris 444 Tractor complete with PTO 3 pt. hitch; Massey-Harrls 44 Tractor (hydraulic); John Deere B, Tractor; 66 PTO New Holland Baler; 611 Sickle B~r Field Chopper; 55 New Holand hay rake on rubber; RD 88 hydraulic trax~sport disc harrow; No. 6 Masse.y- Harris semi-mounted 7 ft. mower; Model 35 two 14-in. Massey-Harris mounted plow; Massey- Harris front end loader; 13-spout John Deere grain drill on rubber; two section spring tooth haxrow; seven tooth Graham plow (hydraulics, grain binder, lime spreader, seed sower on wheels, corn planter, spring tooth harrow; two-section spike leveling harrow; 1 bottom Jeep plow; No. 11 Massey-Harris manure sl~reader; 680 New Holland forage blower with 40-45 ft. pipe; 4T New Holland wagon, complete with sides; Ne~ Holland wagon, complete with sides; 30 ft.Mulkey grain and hay elevator {electric motor); 12 In. Hammermill with four size screws; Da~user post hole digger with two bits; gas engine sprayer; Rototiller; 1951 3/4-Ton Dodge Stake Truck; 2 sets of fenders for Ferguson cultivator; Huron stock feed cooker; Girton feed truck; roller units for 7 ft. wagons with canvas and motor; 4 H. P. elevator motor. 1951 3/4 TON PICK-UP 1941 I~-TON DUSIP TRUCK MISCELLANEOUS ' Two electric motors; several rope julleys; lot of rope; lot of forks, hoes, shovels, set cattle stocks; steel cable in several sizes; some paint; 2 grass seed sowers; 3 metal water troughs; some house jacks; several truck "sides; hand fertilizer spreaders: hand truck; coal stoker; large well pump; power lawn mower; 2 large electric barn fans; log chains; heavy skids; 150 locust posts; 75 locust Stakes; 50 used steel posts; 50 used steel stakes; American wire; barbed wire. Pressure tank: hand cultivators; dual wheel trailer; roll over scoop; root pruner: car trailer: plow, furnace, 2000 gal. tank, 1,000 gal. tank, 250 gal. gas tank, gasoline engine, 3 tank motor oil dispenser, 2 barrels fuel oil, desk, about 500 turn buckles, 3 in. pipe, 4 in. pipe, 2 in. pipe, lot of 5'x12"x12" lumber, lot of short pipe, some with fittings up through 4 inches; Green- house miscellaneous parts; lawn roller: electric fence charger. FEED:---8,000 Bales of Hay; 30 Bbis. of Corn. For Detailed Information Contact--STAN HAWORTH AUCTION CO. Terms Available to Qualified Persons. Auctioneers -- Sale Managers Lunch Will Be Served. Phone 812--Warrenton, Va. March 19 - lt. MILTON R. WESTCOTT, Owner HAYMARKET, VA. /! :i;i I Mod,I FD-122 / II * THREE ALUMINUM * PORCELAIN INTERIOR / SHELVES l TW0-DOOR MODEL TWIN GLIDE-OUT HYDRATORS STORAGE DOOR WITH EGG SHELVES WITH YOUR OLD STANDARD MAKE EI:ECTRIC REFRIGERATOR IN OPERATING CONDITION IF IT IS NOT OVER 8 YEARS OLD Our factory-trained experts are always ready to give you dependable service on every appliance purchased in aur stores. CHARLES TOWN -- SHEPHERDSTOWN -- MARTINSBURG