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AND lxed weather the past part real spring he latter part of the late autumn but forward to real this morning Spring morning. s,pring air grand and breathe the air floating over these Mountains. Tues and another grand us, temperature day for planting. we were bless er day. We were the late evening ich a good rain is morning a little cooler in cool air some rain in late ev- Vaorning heavy fog and heavy mist ram but in PR HG FIt:DAY, OTHER Ily Mrs. Georgia l)earl SALE STARTS HEAD OF every turning much colder and Saturday morning cloudy some sun shine later in d*ay, damp air. Sunday another fall like day in late evening, cold air a light snow some time during the night and then turning to rain wh.ich clos- ing news rain came down. Be con- tent, enjoy the indoors so long to everyone. Mr .and Mrs. Charles Garrett attended morning wors'hip at, the Baptist Church in Charles Town D. C. wa.? a vl.;itOl' S c~nday ev,~l~m~ witch Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilt. Mrs. Myrtle Wilt is spending the week with her cousin Mrs. Nova Garrett Loy of Washington, D. C. Mrs. Loy is very ill at her home there and dm'ing her stay in bed I Mrs. Wilt, is taking care of the horn e and caring for Mrs. Lay. We! all send our very best wishes forl a speedy recovery. She is very well known in this community. Mrs. Georgia Pearl and Mrs. Edith Garrett were visitors Fri- day evening with Mrs. Inez Hawk at, her home. Mrs. Myrtle Wilt and Mrs. La- yers Walton were dinner guests Monday with Mrs. Margie Garrett of Murrell Hill. Gardens Being Plowed With Spring right here gardens Sunday ,morning and also Baptis- are being plowed and some gar- real service of which the grand- dens already planted several folks daughter of Mr ,and Mrd. Garret't planted potatoes Friday and the Mis~ Barbara Jean Slusher was small seed has ah'eady been plan~- baptized with a etass of fifteen ed but we really need rain. Two other teen-agers. Miss Slusher is springs in the neighborhood are' the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. dry and wells are getting low. The Nell Slusher of Ransom ground t~]at has been plowed is be Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Love of near coming hard and dry. Mrs. Charles Wilt and son Dua- Oharles Town were guests Sunday ne and Mrs. Myrtle Wilt and Mrs. with the formers sis.ter and hus- Lavern Talton were business 'viM- band Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Pearl. tors in Martinsbm'g Saturday. Mr. Lester Lory of Washington, Flu Bug Still Around 10, .1959 1:30 P. M. E ~ ALL LOCAL CA]TL Ilidg Livestock Sales, Inc. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. For -All Seasons . . . All Good Reasons Here's the Uright now" service you're lookirig for and expect. Phone first-- The MINUTE MANager has the money ready when you need Jtl Free Financial Counselin Service TOWN FINANCE CO., INC. ROOms 6 and 7, Mason Building. T! : CHARLES TOWN 790 ERMUDA Says JOHN ARTZ, Veteran of a0 Years in Troy's Sales Force. The Flu Bug is still busy in our lit;tle village. Mr. George Talton has been very sick and off from work and under the doctors care. This epidemic sm-e leaves the folks very sick and weak. We trust this bug has made his last round. Mrs. Edit~h Garrett was a din- ner guest Thursday with Mrs. Mearle Wilt and also assisted Mrs. Wilt wi,th house cleaning. Mr. C,harles Wilt who ,has been out of work for quite some time is now working for Mr. Howard Wilt the past week. They have been building a fire place in one of t;he homes at Shannendale. Mr. Billy Jackson who has been very muoh indisposed and absent from school due to pneu~monia is convelesing very satisfactory at his home. Surgical Patient Mr. Byron Pearl w~o was a sur- gical patient in John Hopkins Hos pital, Bulti,more, Md. is home now and coming ,along very nicely. A :few months ago Byron was in John Hopkins ,hospital for surgery 'bu, t just wasn't improving satis- fa,ctorily. Another operation of ,'t'he spine was necessary. Best washes! ,to you Byron for a very successful recovery. Lend Helping Hand Mrs. Edith Garrett was a din- ner guest Thursday with her aunt Mrs. G. C. Pearl and really gave her a hel,ping hand. She set her home in order for Easter as Mrs. Pearl has been very much indis- posed and not able to do very much abou:t her home but she is improving slowly and trust s'he can soon be about looking ager her home as usual. Isn't it wonder ful to know we do have folks that come in t,he home and give a help ing hand as in older times. Those were t~he days when ,folks took ti,me out to call on their neighbor- and especially when it came ,to sickness so let us give a helping hand to those who need help es- pecially in sickness. I was so.1ad to ,have company. It really ,gives a person a lif.t. I want to thank the visitors and the lovely cards. Mrs. Ella Hytonen of Falls Church, Vs. was a visi,tor with ~her neighbor Mrs. G. C. Pearl Tuesday evening w'hile she was spending a few days at ~heir Ranch home at the Blue Ridge. Boy Scouts Visit Six Boy Scout,g from Virginia motored to Harpers Ferry and hik ed the trail from Harpers Ferry T~ursday and spent the night at Keyes Lean to on Route 9 just off state road and on Friday morn lng hiked the AppaCachian Trail to Wilson Gap. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Larue and daughter Connie and son Ronnie of Murrell Hill were vlsi,tors Sat- urday with ,the ,formers parents Mr .and Mrs. Humphrey Wll~ and Miss A ntionnette ,and Arbutus Wilt, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene .Wil~ and son Lee and daughter Cindy Lou of Murrell Hill were guests Satur- ,day nlgh,t wi,th the formers par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Wilt and Miss An,tion~ette and Arbu't- US. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilt and family were guests Sunday with 0he formers sister and family Mr. :and Mrs: Edward Lan,ham of Mar- tinsburg. Mr .and Mrs. Chortles Garrett were dinner guests Sunday with their daugl~ter arid family Mr. and Mrs. Nell Slusher of Ransom Mr. and Mrs. Charles Garrett were visitors Sa'tmxiay night with the formers uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Grank Garrett of Mill- ville. Medical Patient Mrs. Goldie Painter is a medical patient in Charles Town General Hospital suffering wi,~h a heart uil ,mont. Our very best wishes to you Goldie for a speedy recovery. Red China gradually loosens So vlet ties. ATTEND CHINCH gTIMDAW Who faithfully serves his Charles Town currently one of the leaders in BOUND'- SALES CONTEST L! the winner and his wife to an Daid cruise to Berumda. Married, with n and a married daughter, JOHN is COMPLETE LINE OF "grandpappy." During World War. II in both the Philippines and Korea, Ranges, ,Vith distinction An active member of E. U. B.-Church, his hobbies are eball. 3 Weeks to Go, JOHN has an ex- "of being top man, so get behind TROY TODAY. Refrigerators, Washers, Etc. SEE US BEFORE YOU Bill. MAGAHA'S TROy AHD DRY APPLIANCE CENTER Telephone 424 )N ST. HAGERSTOWN, MD. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Hartinsburg Granite Works Cited 6th Straight Year For Outstanding Sales :i iii! i' .... , .,.: ~i~!~:{ ~j !: h:!: : : : "::i::i i:?:i:i :? :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: : Martinsburg Granite Works has been cited for out-standing sales and service by Rock of Ages, Bar- re, Vermont, producers of family monuments. At a meeting held in Martins- burg March 12 a special "25 Club" certificate was presented to Mr. Floyd Odom and his salesmen to signify his firm's membership in t~ock of Ages' exclusive "25 Club". This is the 6th consecutive time Martinsburg Granite has won this ,coveted award which is limited to the top 25 Rock of Ages retail deal ers in the United States and Can 'ads. Mr. Floyd Odom has been a Rock of Ages Authorized Dealer since 1929. Shown in the above picture (left to right) are: Elwood Martin Carson Potter, Prentiss Turner, Floyd Odom shown receiving his membership to certificate in the Rock of Ages "25 Club" from Henry J. Corra, District Sales Man ager for Rock of Ages. The "25 Chib" is composed of the 25 out- standing l~ock of Ages Authorized lDealers in the United States and I Canada. I The quotations of The Blue Ridge Livestock Sales at Charles Town, Monday, March 30, 1959. Receipts of hogs, calves and ca.t tle heavy with a good demand for all classes offered. Feature of sale was prime veal ,top $37.50; choice steers top $28.- 70. Choice butcher steers 27.50 to 38.70; good butcher s,teers 25.00 to 27.00; plain to .medium sters 23.- 00 to 25.00; choice butcher heif- ers ~6.00 to 27.00; good bu,tcher .heifers 24.00 to 25.50; plain to reed ium heifers 17.00 to 23.00; good bulls 23.50 to 24.00; plain ,Lo med- ium bulls 21.0 0to 23.00; com- ,merclal cows 20.00 to 21.00; u~ility cows 19.00 to 20.50; canners and cutters 18.75 down; cows by ,the head up to 217.00; stocker and feder steers 25.00 to 34.50; stock heifers and bulls by the ,head up to 132.00; Choice .to p~ime calves 35.00 ,to 37.50; good butcher calves 31.00 to 34.00; medium butoher calves 25.- 00 to 30.00; t,h,in calves 24.00 down heavy calves 25.00 to 34.00; Lambs choice 25.00 to 30.00; lambs plai,n $10.00 to 20.00; but- cher ewes up to 10.00: stock ewes ~er head none; Good butcher hogs 17.25 to 17.- 90; medium butcher ~hogs 16.75 to 17,25; heavy butcher hogs 15.00 to 17.00; butcher ewes 12.00 to 15,00; heavy feeders and light bu,t- eher hogs 16.75 to 19.50; shoats 9er hundred 25.00 down; pigs ,per 'head up to 16.50; heavy boars 9.60 to 10.50; stags up ,to 14.00; sows ,and pigs 60.00 ,to 120.00; stock boars 10.50 to 15.00. 'Miscelleaneous sales start 11:00 A. M.-Livestock sales 1:30 p. m. each Monday. Spring feeder cattle and catf sale l~riday, April 10h. Two Fined For Throwing Beer 'Bottles on Roads Charles Town State Trooper R. R. Truex and Tommy Ward re- )o~ted March 23 the arrest of two lifferent motoris.ts on charges of ,hrowing trash upon .highways of ill(- e oVm ! J,', Trooper Ward said Milton Ad- ren Tarra of Baltimore, Md.. was arrested March 15 on U. S. Rt. 340, West of Charles Town when he tossed some beet- bottles front his cat' along the highway. The day previous, March 14, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE TIII!RSI)AY, AI'RII, 2, 19559 3--1~ of Berryville, Vs.. on U S Route 340, Wesg of Charles Town lor throwing beet" bottles along the highway. Charles Town and both paid fines and were released. Good ]tickrarelycomes nnex- D *o*.* ~,t* ..... " " " " Wise We're Buzzing w th Ternhc Bu ,s for the Budget ON SALE FK1)AY N!f HT AT 5:00 P. M. D!SH PANS Large Rectangular Polyethylene Dish ,Pans, 12"x 11" and 5" deep. Four Gay ('plots. 10 QT. An All Purposoe Polyethylene Bucket wiih Metal Handle and Plastic Grip. No chipping or rusting. YOUR CHOICE OF ANY OF TIIESE IIE. I, ONLY-- 12" Itigh Plastic Waste Can. I'nbreakaifle and has many other uses. Yelh)w, Pink or Red. IRON!NG AND PAD Standard 54" Scorch Resistant Silicone Cover and Tufflex Pad, for easier, faster ironing. 4 Piece Sets Imported from Italy. Coffee and Tea Containers, Salt and Pepper Shaker. FKY PAN !/ Frying Pans in a Set. 5, 5//, and 6 inch Sizes. Imported from Italy. Plastic Handles. WHISTLING TEA 1Vz Quart Size Chrome Finish Whistling Tea V Kettle. Imported from German.. Black Handle. EACH We Reserve the Right to Limit Quantity on I hese Items. O _at your ry e @ e e car buyers got the facts, all the facts and noth- ing but the facts. So dome on in for a feature-for-feature, dollar-for- dollar showdown: Mercury vs. any car you name. We'll put our cards on the table_you'll get the deal of the year. Don't miss it! DA& N AUTO SHO\VDO\VN IN OUR SHO\\ROO IS NO\V 202 EAST LIBERTY STREET CIIARLES TOWN, W. VA. ) i( /i