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AGO ~ 1948 Fenton B. Craw- their golden wed- a~ their home Point. is elected Com- F. W. Post. Or'her were Senior Vice was Thomas Frye; Commander, Grady tplaln, BH1 Wilson; Leo Rodgers, Ser- O. Cain, Jr., Oliver for one year term. Ambassador was emergency stop just las~ night ,by bandit who went and relieved 147 about $1 500 in the train robbery since century. of County Real Estate-Kenneth E. Knode e~ ux to Robert S. Starry et ux, property on New Street, Shepherdstown; Margaret M. Ott to Charles C. Cooper lot containing ,approx. 1/4 acre adjacen.t Joe Wilt and S,tate Rou~te 9; Martin E. Braithwatte et ux ,to Stanley W. Dunn 52 acres lying north of ,the present Stanley W. Dunn property in Middleway district; Frank H. Dris'h e,t ux ,to Jessie E. Appell House and lot on the corner of Church St. and Nor- th St., Charles Town. Affixed stamps indicate considera,tion of approximately $4200. Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Byers celebra ted their golden ,wedding anniver- sary at their home on North Mil- dred Sree,t. During las,t Thursday's matinee at ,the Pi.~ts-Jefferson Theatre a- 'bout $300 was stolen from the DR. VERA FISCHER, Optometrist l~YES EXAMINED-- GLASSES FITTED - 5:00inClosed Tuesday and Thursday Friday Evenings Until 9:00 P. M. 112 S. Charles St. Charles Town, W. Va. Dairying and Farming on the Herman Cob- adjoining Middletown, we will sell on the said adjbining Middletown on the North, in Fred- Maryland. on bUICK CASH LOANS--ALL SEASONS- ALL GOOD REASONS MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1959 BEGINNING AT 11:00 A. M. TO-WIT: 36 .. HEAD REGISTERED AND GRADE HOLSTEINS -- 36 -Six are Milk Cows of which 2 were fresh in Jan- in March and several are close springers by sale cows a~re all young and 3 are registered. They type cows and in heavy production. from our best dams and 3 of these heifers is T.B and Bangs Accredited and test will be run 30 days of sale and papers will be issued for each m that they can go into the herd of any state. calfhood vaccinated. can be inspected any time prior to sale at or any other time. The average B. F. test is 3.8 on this herd. EQUIPMENT & MACHINERY, FEEDS ~65 gallon Milk Tank, like new; DeLaval 3-Unit No. 41 pump, motor and pipe line for 20 cows, ; .20'pL Bottled Gas Hot Water Ite~ter;; 3~8~ Utility Rack, Stainless Steel Strainer, RubbeF 'o Sprayer, Brushes, Rubber Tire Silage Cart, Rub- Cart, Forks, Shovels, 4-hole Hog Feeder, 550- drum, grindstone. tractor manure spreader in good condition; Quick Attach cultivators for JD A-60 or 620;;; P Vise, two 8:25 x 20 Truck Tires, three 16" wheels, 11 x38 tractor chains, 1,000 lb. platform scales, on steel. WOoden Stave Silo complete, dismantled and ready STRAW, SILAGE, and Any Other Feed left on farm flay. 12 Week Old Pigs. on Day of Sale. AMOS R. KELLER, JR. GEORGE A, MOSER, Owners R. BOWLUS, Auctioneer. M. ALEXANDER, Clerk. By Middletown Valley Grange. 19 and 26- 2t. ' TOWN GAS CO.'S ANNUAL 'EM AND SELL 'EM SALE I 0 @ @ @ O@ OO 0 O fear and Only'Once A Year to Offer Gigantic on a Limited Number of NEW 1959 RANGES discontinued numbers in facto s od cartons SAVE UP TO EASY-TO-PAY TERMS ! ,I 114 NORTH CHARLES STREET ESSOTANE GAS SERVICE 226 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. cashier's cage while Mrs. J. Erroll Leslie was absent Irom the cage for a few moments. DIED:-~Mrs. Edith Baldwin a res dent of this community. MARRIED:Miss Thelma Clem, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clem of Ranson became the bride of Mr. H. Melvin Russell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer L. Russell of Millville; Mr. and Mrs. George V. Wilt of Harpers Ferry annomace the engagement of ,their daughter Reba to Mr. Melvin Wilt, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wilt of Ranson. Fire of undetermined origin de- stroyed barn 6 at .the Charles Town Jockey Club. 3 horses per- is'hed in the fire. Pfc. Donald P. and Pfc. John E. Ott, twins are having a twin ca- reer. They enlisted together, h.aved served at the swme bases and re- ceived promotions together. They are *the sons of Mr. and Mrs. El- mer A. Oft of Harpers Ferry, W. Va. 20 YEARS AGO -- 1938 DIED:-At her home on E. North St. Miss Laura Isabell Blessing; at his home in Millville Charles Dil- low; at the nursing home in Char lottesville, Va. Anne Ca~therine Jenkins, grandchild of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Alexander; at her home on Wa.ter St., Mrs. Nan E. Webster, wife of Gordon Webster; ~t ,the home of his daughter Mrs. Harry Fraley in Hallto~vn, C. W. Brashears of Shenandoah Junc- tion. .Charles Town streets are to be extended by the addition of one block about 300 feet in length in Maplehurst Addition to the ,town. The street will be known as Maple Avenue. A 45-piece aluminum set was a- warded to Mr. Bedford Green by Scott & White, she being ~he win her in a Rexall contest. Jefferson County was the only county in 'West Virginia to go over t'he goal in ,the 1938 cancer drive. 30 YEARS AGO -- 1928 The Palmbaum building, located in the best section of the ~own was sold by George Palmbaum the own er to Joseph and Ne~tie R. Frei- des for $32,500. Reports from farm auction sales of livestock in the past .two weks indicate that farmers are anxious to buy good work animals. Prices around .the en,tire market circuit show a rising tendency. Blue Ridge Lodge, Knights of Py thias, celebrated the 85th anniver sary of the order 'and CJhe .follow- ing mem~bers received medals hay- been connected with the 0~:der y for ~5 years. Joseph Buddenhagen, Edward Miley, John Wageley, John G. Elliott, Harry L. Ronemus, Clayton L. Haines and Nevcton Hedges. Mrs. Anna Singleton McDonald passed away at the home of Jesse A. Engle. Mrs. McDonald was a charter mem~ber of the Daughters of the American Revolution. George W. Staubs sold his dwell ing house wi,th 41/2 acres in or- chard ~t Mechanicstown to George M. Houg~h, who recently sold his farm near that place to Richard T. Moler. 40 YEARS AGO --- 1918 William C. Clipp bought the Hawks coach factory ,proper~y on Liberty Street ,Charles Town from Capt. H. C. Getzendanner for $600. The same week Jno. C. Burns bought the Shroutz property on N. Lawrence Street for $1650. Wilson Moler, a letter carrier at the Charles Town 9ostoffice, re- signed to begin farming. DIED:In Washington, Richard Ware, a native of this county; at his home west of Charles Town, James Eagan. MARRIED:In Martinsburg, by the Rev. J. B. Chamberlain, Harry L. Lemaster of Martinsburg to Miss Sarah Margaret Ware, dau- ghter of Mr. and *Mrs. Clinton A. Ware of Halltown. 50 YEARS AGO -- 1908 DIED:.~t the home of her sister in Charles Town, Mrs. Annie E. Snyder; ,in Washington, D. C., Charles Edward Beller, a native of Charles Town; in Charles Town Miss Mary Amanda Crowe,\daugh ter of the late William Crowe; at Kabletown Edward Mercer; near Leetown, Miss Charlotte Jane Huy ett. T. J. Yates sold the Walnut Bot tom farm of 80 :acres, near the river In Charles Town District to E. O. Wilson for $45 per .acre. Getzendanner & Hughes award ed a contract for the construction of a brick business ,building on N. George Street, ,Charles Town .to H. P. Cline. C. W. L. Boyd bought t'he farm of S. P. Stickles of 128 acres on the river southeast of Myerstown for $6500. Soil Conservation To Buy New Watering Forms The supmwisors of the Eastren Panhandle Soil Conservation Dis- trict met in Martinsburg Wednes- day, MarCh 11. 1959. During the meeting it was decided to pur- Cruse a set of new steel watering trough forms. These new 'forms will make a round trough with ca pacity of around 500 gallon. As soon as 'the forms arrive from the factory they will 'be set up on the farm of Mr. Robert L. Kane on ,the Sandy Ridge road. For infor- mation regarding the forms con- tact your local soil Conserva,tion Service office and George L. Cole or George E. Tabb will be glad to help your. High cour~ reaIflrms barl on a wife's testimony. Have you eyer noticed how many ~acople haven't learned .to w~alk? By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands Mr. and Mrs. Wesley McDonald and son Clifton of near $/iddleway were Saturday evening callers with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye and son Sylvester. Mr. John Wagaman and friend of Hagerstown, Md. was a *caller on Saturday afternoon with Mr. Be~t Viands. Mr. and ,Mrs. Tomm~e Herndon of Washington, D. C. spent the weekend ~iCAa the latters .parents Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fritts. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Popkins and granddaughter Joyce of Kab- letown were Friday evening visi- tors with their son-in-la~ and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Obie John ston and daughter Bonnie. Miss Mabel Aites of near Wever ton, Md. was a caller on Wednes- day night with M_rs. Julia Viands. Mr. Sylvester Frye of Bethesda, Md. spent the weekend with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye. Sylvester who has been foreman of the parts at the Chrysler Gar- age at Bethesda has been ,promo- ted to the plant foreman. Little Joe Pennington of Lee- town spent several days with Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Bush. Mrs. John Peninngton and little daughter of Leetown spent Friday and ~aturday with Mrs. Nelson Bush. Mrs. Pennington had just re turned from the Charles Town General Hospital where she had a ingrown toe nail cut off of both of .her big t~)es. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ott and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Daitey attended the funeral of their uncle Mr. Wil ltam Wilt on ~aturday afternoon which was held from the funeral parlor in Charles Toxin. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Whitmore and Mr. Bert Viands had supper in Winchester on Saturday evening. The Shirley children spent :the evening with their grandmother. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fritts and son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Tomm~e Herndon spent Sat- urday evening with friends in Brunswick, Md. Mr. Eugene Jackson of Martins- burg is a patient in the Newton Baker Hospital. Gene we hope you wil,l soon be feeling better and ba~k home again. Mr. and Mrs. William Frye and son Bobby. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks of Brunswick, Md. were Sunday afternoon visitors with their paren,ts Mr. and Mrs. Rob- ert Frye. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Bush were Sunday afternoon callers with Mr. and Mrs. John Pennington and children at Leetown. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and daughter Cheryl Lyy o Loudoun Heights, Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Viands of Ranson were Sun- :day visitors with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands and family at the Bloomery. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley and family were supper guests on Sun- day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Chick Burgess and family near , Inwood. I Mrs. Nelson Bush and little Joe Pennington were callers one even- ing last week with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Willingham near Bardazae. ut At Baking Contest, Party .Fare Dmonstration Abou,t fifty women attended the Baking Contest and Party Fare Demonstration at the Community Center Wednesday afternoon. This was sponsored by the Farm Home Advisory Committee of the Sou- thern' States Cooperative Charles Town. A very interesting talk and de- monstration on "The Party Fare Approach" was given by Mrs. Lyle Tabb. She used the Easter theme for her cakes, favors, table decor- ations, etc. Mr. Kincaid talked about Eae different a,ppl.iances which the lo ,oal Southern Scales had set up for the meeting. Refreshments were served by the F. H. A. C. Those to win ribbons and prizes in the baking contest were: Biscuits-lst Mrs. Robt. McGarry Shenandoah Junction; 2nd, Mrs. Charles Moler, Charles Town. Muffins:-lst, Mrs. Robt. Me- Garry, Shenandoa'h Junction; 2nd Mrs. Oi'al B. Hug~hes, Charles Town; 3rd, Mrs. Agnes Lu~z, Char les Town. Rolls:-lst, Mrs. R. A. Hocken- smith, Shenandoah Junction; 2nd, Mrs. Ray Blackford, Charles Town Cakes:-ls.t, Mrs. Garland Hefle- bower, Rippon; 2nd, Mrs. John S. Rissler, Charles Town. The judges were Mrs. Marian Myers and Mrs. Paul Welch. Door prizes were won by the fol lowing women: Mrs. George Crim, electric iron; Mrs. Meta Melvin, cake; Mrs. Warren LaRue. bread; Mrs. T. H. White, rolls; Mrs. Mi- Hard Edwards, rolls. 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Delay could result in ex- pensive termite damage. \ It will pay you to inve~igate the new Brtum.T~ Plan before you bny any type of termite protectico. ' T~? Ca:: LOCAL TERMINIX REPRESENTATIVE-- 114 South George Street --- Phone 47 ... Charles Town, iV. Va. !