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SPORTS HEWS AND VIEWS From Page One From Pa=re One IN TOWN FOIl A SHORT visit last Saturday, was Chalky Itopkins, one-time star centerfielder for the Charles Town Legion who will be back in his old spot this season. Looking to be in excellent condition, Chalky told some of his friends here that he needed very little practice before he wouhl be ready to take his full cuts at the plate... Always a favorite here, Chalky's return to the Legion team is being looked forward too with much in- terest... His timely hitting will indeed be a big boost to the team this summer... LOOKING ON IN SCOTT Stadium at Charlottesville, Va., last Saturday as the alumni embarassed Coach Dick Voris' 1959 varsity football eleven 12 to 8, was our lawyer friend Jas. M. 'Jim' Wahoo Mason and one of Charles Town High's stellar athletes Johnny Skinner . . WHILE THE OPENING DAY opponent has not as yet been named, the Charles Town Legion baseball club will be called to face some top-drawer diamond opposition CELEBRATED ' AT ILL 215 NORTH QUEEN STREET MARTINSBURG, W. VA. right off the bat. The season is set to open Sun(my, May 3, and then the following Sunday, May 10, the always strong Silver Hill ball club from Washington (and this ball club won just about all semi-pro diamond honors of- fered around the District last season) will be in town. Tlmn on Sunday, May 17, in will come the powerftll Parris Island, S. C. Marines, so from all indications the locals will get an acid test before the month of May is half over. CAMP LEJEUNE'S POWERFUL Marine baseball team. giving every evidence that they'll be plenty rough when them come here to tangle with the Legion on Sunday, June 7, gave V. P. I. a 19 to 3 pasting, knocking out 18 base hits, last Friday in a game staged at Camp Lejeune... Curt Salyer, a former member of the Charles Town club, is now assistant coach for the Marines... By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands Mr. and Mrs. Garland Henry and son David spent the weekend in Baltimore, Md. with their son- in-law and daughtei" Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hampton and son Terry and they also visi,ted their brother in law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Neale Goliday and son Garry in Baltimore, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Fawver of 'ti~sburg spent Thursday even w~;h Mr. and Mrs. Bert VI- S. Mr. and Mrs. Obie Johnston NDUSTR ES daughter Bonnie spent t h:e day Sunday with her parents ~v~,. Friday, March 27 -- 4:00 P. M. to 9:00 P. M. Satualay; March 28th--9:00 A. M. to 6:00 P. M. SEE THE WORK PERFORMED BY ],liE H A NDICAPPED. lOIOlO II~IlJ 0 II It)'II~III, ) IOl To IT J IT IIOI~l 114IIol o IO IO IT| LILI and 0the Favorite POTTED PLANTS. For Springtime Color and Charm At' -EASTER- BE SURE you get the ] mest Blooms, PHONE YOUR ORDER NOW! { PHONE LES TOWN, W. VA. GT HPTACHLOR AT YOUR DALR~S TODA Y! *Technical He~fachJor is ma~- and Mrs. Milton Popkins and Joy ce at Kabletown. Mrs. Albert Viands, Jr. and child ren Rickie, Mary and Nancy were all on the sick list last week and t, he children were absent lrom school. Mrs. Maude Smallwood spent Sunday afternoon with her son Mr. Walter Smal~wood and family in Ransom Sunday dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands, Jr. were Mrs. Essie Penwell, Mrs, Hall Thomson of Murrill Hill, Mr. Hall Thomson, Jr. of Washington, D. C., Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and daughter Cheryl of Loudoun County, Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Viands of Ransom Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks, Mr. and Mrs. William Frye and son Bobby of Brunswick, Md. and Mr. Abner Henry and son Garry of the Bloomery were the Sunday afternoon callers with 4Mr. and Mrs. R0ber~ Frye and sOn Syl- vester. I " Mr. and Mrs. George Jones at- tended the sale of Miss Mayme West in Charles Town on Satur- day afternoon. Mr. Walter Smallwood of Ran- son was a caller on Saturday of his mother Mrs. Maude Small- wood, Mz'. and Mrs. Henry Silverous and daughter of near Lee~own were th ~unday visitors with their brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bageant. Sorry to hear Mrs. Bageant is on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs, Harry Shirley at- tended the Mason supper which ,was held at Middleburg on Fri- day evening and also attended a meeting of the Eastern Star which was held in Charles Town on Thursday night. Mrs. Harry Shirley gave her daughter Judy a birthday party on Monday nighs in honor of her 11 birthday. A large birthday cake centered the table and ice cream mints, potato .chips and bubble gum were served. Judy received some nice and pretty gifts. Mr. Donald Hovermale of Ber- keley Springs spent several days last week with his wife, Mrs. Betty Hovermale at the Bloomery. Don- aid is just recovering from the mumps. Mr. Sylvester Frye of Bethesda Md. spent the weekend with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye. So glad to hear my good friend Mrs. Della Walters of Ranson-who has been very ill with a heart ailment is showing some improve- ment. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Oden and daughter Carolyn of Harpers Ferry were dinner guests on Tues- day with Mr. and Mrs. Lester Oft and sons. Mrs. Travis Viands gave her husband a birthday dinner on Sun day although his birthday was the 20. His .parents were sorry they coud not help him celebrate as we both had such bad colds and I had a touch of the flu. Mr. and Mrs. John Penington and two children of Lee~own were the Sunday evening visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Bush. Mr. Donald Oft spent the week end with his grandmother Mrs. James Dailey. By Mrs. Lena Ambrose Born 'to Mr. and Mrs. Dewey McDonald in the Charles Town General Hospital March 19, twin ,boys, each weighing 7~/2 lbs. Both mother and babies are doing fine. This gives them a family of four boys. Born ,to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Danner in the Leesburg Va. Hos- pital, Friday, March 20, a baby girl. Mrs. Donner was the former Miss Etta Higgs of Engle. They live near Hamilton, Va. Mr..and Mrs. JIohn Wel'ty and baby of Waynesboro, Pa. s~ent the day Monday with Mr. and Mrs. T ~;u" Veelty and family and Mrs. th Clegg. Larry Ambrose of Charles Town spent ~aturday with Wayne and Charles ,Welty. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gageby of Millville visited his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gageby Monday ,nigl~t. We were sorry .to learn of the death o,f Rev. Ernest W. Simms of Baltimore, Md. He was our pastor and also the pastor for Bolivar. His son was also pastor Everyone liked him very .much and our sympathy is extended to the .ram- ily, Miss Kay Bragg spent the week end with her sister Miss Beverly Bragg in Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Praiser of Ranson spent Sunday with his pa?cnts Mr. and Mrs. John Frats- cr. Mrs. Leona Ports has returned home after spending quite some time with Mr: and Mrs. Bill Pott~ and family in Bolivar. ufactured exclusivffly by Velsi- co! Chemical Corporation. It is the active ingred=ent in trade name sprsys, dusts, etc., avail- able wherever farm supplies are sold. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Penwell and baby of near Kabletown spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Breeden and family Mrs. George Gageby of Reed- son spent Tuesday with her moth- er Mrs. Lena Ambrose. ILL ILL By Miss Dorothy Lake Deferred From Last Week Reba Lee Ryman of Shenan- doah Junction spent the weekend with her grand,parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ryman. Little Kevin Milton is spending several days this week with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Jos- eph Milton of Kabletown while his mother Mrs. Floyd Milton is a pa tient at the Charles ToWn Gener al Hospital for observation. Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Wenner and son Freddie Lee of Lovetts- ville, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wilt- shire and sons of Ranson and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Wiitshire and dau ghter Veronica of Harpers Ferry visited Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wilt- shire and son Glen on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Coffett and Mrs. VaIlie Carper of Winchester, Va. visited Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake on Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Mamie Wil,tshire ,and Mrs. Evelyn Hardy and daughter Linda visited Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Dunn and family o.f Berwyn, Md. on Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Viands Jr. and son Mike of Charles Town spent ~he weekend with the loi- ters father Mr. Tony D'Angelo. ,Mrs. James Lilla and sons Jay and Vince spent Sunday afternoon with her ,parents Mr. and Mrs. Wil llam Hough and faxnily of Baker- ton. Sherry Lou, Lyndia and Beth Ann Johnson of Martinsburg spent Saturday night with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Mdadows. Miss Linda Hardy spent the weekend with Mr. ,and Mrs. Clar ence Burch of 'Ri,ppon. Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Hough and son Randy of Bakerton visited Mrs. James Lilla and sons on Man day afternoon. T,,, RT The quotations of 'Phe Blue Rid ge Livestock Sales at Charles Town Monday, March 23, 1959. l~ecei~l~s of cattle and hogs heavy ,with a good.demand ~for all hogs, cows ,and ,ca~tle. Feature of sale was choice steers $28.60; .cows $21.50; choice spring 1,arabs $30.00. Choi.ee butcher steers 27.50 to 28.60; .god butcher steers 25.00 to 27.00; plain .to medium steers 23.- 00 to 25.00; choice butcher heif- ers 26.00 to 27.30; good butcher heifers 24.00 to 25.50; plain ~o med ium 'heifers 18.00 to 23.00; good bulls 23.00 'to 24.50; ,plain ,to reed ium bu41s 20.00 to 22.50; commer- cial cows 20.50 to 21.50; utility cows 19.00 to 20.25; canners and cutters 18.75 down; cows by the head up to 270.00; stacker and ,feeder steers 24.00 to 34.25; stock heifers and ~ulls by the head up to 231.00. I Choice to prime calves 35.00 to 36.50; good butcher calves 3000 ;.to 34.00; medium butcher calves 26.00 to 29.00; thin calves 25.00 down; heavy calves 22.00 to 35.00; Lambs ~pringer u~p to 30.00; lambs heavy 24.00 to 27.00; lambs wool 16.00 to 23.00; 'butcher ewes 3.00 to 10,00; stock ewes per head no~e; Good butcher hogs 16.50 to 17. 00; medium butcher hogs 16.00 *to 16.50~ heavy butc'her hogs 15.50 to 16.50; butcher sows 12.00 to 15.50; heavy feeders and tlgh butcher hogs 16.00 to 20.00; shoats per hundred 29.00' down; pigs .per head up to 14.00; heavy ,boars 9.- 25 to 10.00; stags up to 14.00; sows and pigs none; stock .boars 13.25 to -17.50. 'Miscellaneous sales start 11:00 A. M.-Livestock sales 1:30 P. M. each Monday. Spring Cattle and Calf Sale Fri. April 10th. e From India To Be Millville-Two young engineers from India, ~ho will be in train- ing at Michigan Limestone Divis- ion's Moler Quarry next week will be the guests of the Kiwanis Club at the regular weekly meeting March 26. The young men are part of a group of one hundred graduate engineers who came to the United States in September for one year's intensive training and study in the iron and steel industry under the Indian Steel Training and EducatRm Program. 'rM. V. K. Iyer, a graduate of the Mining Institute at Bangalore, and S. K. Datta, who received his l degree from the Bengal Engineer' ing College of the LMiversity of !Calcutta, will spend a week at the local plant studyinkthe quarrying methods employed in this area. Upon completion of their training here, they will go to the Lime- stone Division's headquarters at Detroit before proceeding to the Calcite and Cedarvllle plants of this United.States Steel Division. 9lace thclr arrival in. th~ Uni. ted ~tates, Messrs. Iyex and Dat- ta have traveled extensively as in mother Mrs. Anna Bond. 'dustrial trainees of United States Vicky Houser who ha~ been on Steel Corporation. Following a the sick list will return to school short orientation on American cus on Monday. toms and other matters conductedMr..and Mrs. F. A. Hill and Mr. by Carnegie Institute of Technol- ogy, the young men commenced and Mrs. C. J. Hill motored to ~their ,training at .the Oliver Iron Harpers Ferry and attended t'he Mining Division's iron ore fad-lit- funeral of Mr. Allen Ridgeway ies at the Mesabi Range in Minnes which was held at the Eackles ate. They then continued study in Funeral Home on Wednesday. Buy their specialty at U. S. Steel's Col- ial was in a cemetery there. umbia Geneva Division at Cedar City, Utah and ,this week are as- signed to Michigan Limestone's Hillsdale Quarry, near New Castle Fa. R .R. Ross, Moler plant mana- ger, said, "We are pleased to have ~hese fine young men wi.th us for a short time to study our operat- oins and practices, and I'm sure that the Kiwanis Club will enjoy their visit." SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON r.RMZRS 2---B THURSDAY, MARCI Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shirley of Shenandoah Junction were Sun- day evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. B. Houser. Mrs. E~hel Stewart remains ill in g he King's Daughters Hospital. Mrs. Melvin Gifft is on the sick list. ~; Mr. and Mrs. Lowell son Danny motored t Md. on Sunday axtd mot'her Mrs. D. N. on the sick list. My Miss Margaret Houser l~riends here of Dr. C. E. Brandt attended the evangelistic services which he conducted in the Ohar les Town Methodist Church two weeks ago. Dr. Brandt was a for- mer pastor of t'he Shenandoah Junction charge and was the pas tar at the Methodist ,Church here. He now resides irt Romney, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Hoffmus- ter and family of Baltimore were ~he weekend guests of her mother Mrs. Madge Moler and family and other relatives. Mrs. Elsie Hoffmas ter made ,the return trip back to spend a while with her son and daughter-in-law .and family. :::::::::::::::: :::: SEPARATE 75 LB. FREEZER ii!ii :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Combination * Cold Injector System foods and beverages . . keeps them better e Twin porcelain crispers e Cheese and butter compartment e Handy egg storage in e Concealed hinge lets Mr. and Mrs. Harold Robinson and son were Sunday evening guests of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson. ~:?:ili::i::~i Mrs. Wallace Giff,t and child- ren spent Sunday in Harpers Fer- ry and visited her brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Row- land Bond and family and her open 90 degrees even ~o~t)lol(~~~ side is flush against DR. O. T. REITER FROST-FREE :i;ii $' FOOT SPECIALIST AUTO-DEFROST , Will Be in Chades Town REFRIGERATOR Per Weel AFTERNOON and NIGHT you From 1:00 to 7:00 P.M. arcs.. 107 South Charles Street o -s3 ......... ........ ( Telephone ,19-. PLIANCE {'.ENTER Telephone 424 North George Street Charles Towm THE OPEN Every Friday NIght---CLOSED Saturday avm T. STE CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town, , Shepherdstown - f Telephones ' 162 FOR ALL THE Whether you need some- thing for the baby, or geriatric vitamins for grandma, this is the place to turn. This is a pharmacy for ALL the family. And remember too, bring us your Doctor's prescrip- tions for prompt and pre- cise compounding! NICHOLS STUCK PHARMACISTS Phone 173 Charles Town, W. Va. o000000e0e0e MANY STILL LIVING CAN REMEMBER WHEN WATER BY TtIE BUCKET INSTEAD OF BY FAUCET. WITHIN SPAN OF A SINGLE LIFE-TIME,- OUR WAY OF LIVING BEEN COMPLETELY TRANSFORMED IN THIS AND ABLE OTHER ASPECTS, BANKING HAS KEPT PACE THIS EVER ACCELERATING PROGRESS; HAS INDEED AN INTEGRAL PART OF IT. THIS BANK, FOR INSTANCF CONSTANTLY EXPANDED THE SCOPE OF ITS SERVICES IMPROVED ITS TECHNIQUES TO M E E T THE N E E D S CLIENTS IN TODAY'S FAST-MOVING WORLD. YOUR ACCOUNT IS APPRECIATED AT E. L. McDONALD, JR., AGENCY INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles Town, W. Va. Repemmting THE ~AVELERS, HI~ Phone 10 ! Charles Towa' (Bring Your Banking Problems To Us. No Obligation At All) --Member FDIC and Federal Reserve System---