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--From The Files of The-- OF JEFFERSON-FARMERS ADVOCATE By:--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer I0 YEARS AGO --- 195X H. Moore Jr. and E1- B. Moore announced that purchased the Linaweav and Bonding bust- County will hold a sesquic ntennial cele- commemorating 150 0f county existence in Sep- William L. Whittington town, L. C. Walter, for many 40 YEARS AGO- 1921 with their parents Mr. and Mrs. years in the mercantile business Fire destroyed the home of Grover Thompson. in Kabletown; at his home in Charles Derr near Uvilla, a vic- Mrs. Harry Henderson is a pa- Charles Town, H. O. Osbourn bet- trola being the only piece of fur- tient in the Charlottesville, Va. ter known as Bus Osbourn for niture rescued from the building, hospital where she underwent an fourteen years in charge of the DIED: At her home on Camp operation Monday. Our many boy's dormitory at Shepherd Col- Hill, Mrs. Mary McArthur, widow friends are wishing for her a lege; Frank Bell was burned to of John McArthur; in Richmond, speedy recovery. death at his home in Harpers Va., Captain Berkeley W. Moore, Mr. Francis Sloat of Baltimore, Ferry when the complete build- a captain in the Stonewall Brig- Md. spent Easter with his parents ing was destroyed by fire. ade of the Confederate Army. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sloat. MARRIED: At the home of the MARRIED: In Martinsburg, There was a community meet- Rodney B. Clipp of Charles Town ing to discuss the possibility of at his home on old Charles Town bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rob to Mrs. Lillian Rogers, a daugh- organizing a Ruritan Club for the Road near Shepherdstown; M. ert Browse, S. Samuel St., Miss ter of Mrs. Robert Boyd of Ber- Junction at the school house on Davenport Gibson in the Charles Elizabeth Browse and Lt. James keley County. Monday night, April 3. Town General Hospital; Andrew Blackwell Davis of Warrenton, Adison Berry, colored in the Win Va., the ceremony was performed Cold weather in the last week Mr. and Mrs. David Payne and chester Memorial Hospital; Lewis by the Rev. P. N. McDonald an of March did, it was believed en- daughter Deborah Kay, Mr. and G. Albin, in the Charles Town uncle of the bride, ormous damage to the fruit crop Mrs. Wilbur Jackson and child- i General Hospital; Richard L. Os- bourn of Shepherdstown. 20 YEARS AGO -- 1941 DIED: At his howe in Morgan- ---TO - m at tm IN RANSON, W. VA. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 THRU APRIL 22 The r~an with NEW IDEAS FOR A NEW ERA 11 COMPLETE SHOWINGS B. H. Riddleberger, local mer- chant for floor covering and drap cries, leased the Gibson Building on W. Washington St. and moved his stock from his location on S. George St. Miss Carrie Lee Strider forma- lly announced her candidacy for State Vice president of the Young Democrat Clubs of West Virginia. A blue catfish, weighing twenty five pounds was taken out of the Shenandoah River by Dr. J. H. Morris and Robert Vanvactor. It was the largest of it's species ever known to be taken out of the Shenandoah. L ~t NORMAN E. KISNER WINNER OF II INSURANCE AGENCY ACADEMY AWARDS! including Office City Building "BEST PICTURE"! Telephone 552 Charles Town, W. Va. IffilATIONWIDE 1B~. ~_ MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY | ~-----~., MUTUAL fIRE INSURANCE COMP~ II I"~*'a'se" LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY | Home Office: Columbus, Ohio Radio - Television - Hi Fi Stereo I Radios, +Television, HESION' JACK HAWKINS Appliances HAR/ ET' STEPHEN BOYD West Washington Street ( ITH ' MARTHA SCOTI'.,.. CATHY 0DON FJ.L' SAM Charles Town, W. Va. of the county, ren, Leetown and Mr. Henry Miss Muzetta Puffinburger of Blackford of Alexandria, Va. and Point, W. Va. and Charles Sisk of Mrs. Harris Kishling of CharlesI SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE Town were Sunday guests of Mr. I THITRqr~Av APRIL 6, 1961 5--B and Mrs. Robert Blackford. ~, "~ ..... ' Mrs. Morris Whittington and] daughter Miss Mary Catherine [~Jlfll~r Ran~ Wlll He,, ive, use of it. In fact, "Ban Har- Whittington of Washington spent/'~P'" "'"" Will V}1~ am' will be his trademark in the the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Guernsey world. I II Charles Snyder. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kelly of Bal timore, Md. have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Snyder. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Burwell and children of Falls Church, Va. visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seal Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Stallings of Whit- nel, N. C. are visiting their son. in-law and daughter the Rev. and Mrs. James Smith. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY O It/ FROM MARCH 23rd THRU APRIL 15th SALES TAX ON ALL USED CARS SOLD 1960 LINCOLN Premier 4-Dr. Hardtop Radio, Heater, All Power, Air Conditioning. Loaded with Extras, 12,000 Miles. $4995.00 57 FORD Fairlane 500 Hardtop Radio, Heater, T- Bird, Special V-8, Fordo- matte, Gray and White, Low Mileage. Extr~ Clean. $1295.00 4 55 BUICK Special Tudor Radio, Heater, New Red and White Paint. Looks and Runs Good. $695.00 $795.00 56 CHEVROLET 210 Wagon Radio, Heater, 6 Cylinder, Power GUde. Dependable Transport~ttion. Priced Right. 60 FORD rCountry Sedan Wagon l~adio, Heater, V-8, Cruiseomatie, Many Other Extras, Less Than 10,000 Miles, 1 Owner, Like New. 56 PLYMOUTH SAVOY 4-Door $2495.00 Radio, Heater. V.8 with Straight Transmission, Green and White, White Tires. Clean As A Pin. "Ban Haram" As Trade Named For Cattle Herd Petersborough, N. H.-Roger Bane of Summit Point, West Vir ginia has reserved the prefix "Ban Hiram" for use in naming his purebred Guernsey cattle, ac- cording to the American Guern- Sey Cattle Club. This new prefix has been plac- ed on file With the Club and from now on Mr. Bane will have exclus The American Guernsey Cattle Club is a non-profit agricultural registry organization serving some 40,000 purebred Guerngey breeders from coast-to-coast. F ~.... i .m.m It PAYS To Buy - TOM LEHHOH'S Advertising Specialties | ~y Selection in Display loom II NIchols Bldg. Charles Tovm, W. Vii. II II I 0 WE WILL PAY THE STATE DURING THIS PERIOD. 54 BUICK SPECIAL HARDTOP R4~iio, Heater, V-8 With New Paint. Straight Shift. $495.00 58t T - BIRD HARDTOP Ra4lio, Heater, Crulsemattc, Power and Brakes. Loaded With Extras. Make Your Plans NOW to Attend the Show- of THE GREATEST MOVIE of Them All HUR" at the Pitts Charles Washington in Ranson, April 12 Thru April 22. Last Half of 1960 Taxes IS NOW DUE and and a Discount of 2 Percent Will Be A1- if paid before May 1st, 1961. I, or one of my will be at the following places on the given and hours for the purpose of collecting taxes. HARPERS FERRY DISTRICT Wednesday, April" 19, 1961 A. M. - 10:00 A. M.--Bakerton Post Office A. M.- 10:30 A. M.-Harpers Ferry Post Office A. M. - 11:00 A. M.--Millville Post Office KABLETOWN DISTRICT Wednesday, April 19, 1961 Neters, Va. were married April 6, 1921 in the Methodist Church, Ha gei'stown, Md. by the Rev. T. J. Coffman. They have lived all of their married life in Jefferson County near Leetown. 60 YEARS AG() -- 1901 DIED: At his home at Bardane George W. Boyer, a member the Jury that convicted John Brown in Charles Town in 1859; suddenly at her home at Uvilla, Mrs. Charles G. Moler; near Hos- tler's Ferry this county, John Viands. MARRIED: At the residence of Arthur Ambler in St. Louis, Mo. Miss Anne Washington, daughter of B. C. Washington of Charles Town to John H. Hopkins of Hen derson, Ky; in Charles Town by the Rev. H. H. Kennedy, Miss Lenora Marstellar to David Wag- eley, both of Charles Town. The family of the late William L. Wilson moved back to Charles Town from Lexington, Va. 80 YEARS AGO -- 1881 DIED: At his home in Middle- way, Samuel W. League; sudden- ly while riding from his farm south of Charles Town John W. McCurdy. The Shenandoah Valley Rail- road was completed to Waynes- boro, Va. from Hagerstown, a dis tance of 143 miles. 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 James T. Douglass, formerly of Chares Town was married at Val- verdi~, Bedford County, Va. to Miss Lewly Meredith Bowyear. Jefferson Johns died at Har- pers Ferry. 54 CHRYSLER TUDOR TI A. M. - 11:30 A. M.--Kabletown, Johnson's Store A. M - 12:00 Noon--Rippon, Anders' Store Noon'. 12:30 P.M.--Summit Point, Glassford's Store. By Miss Lillian Myers Evangelistic Services Start Monday Night Evangelistic Services will begin in the Baptist Church Monday, April 10 at 7:30 o'clock and con- tinue until Wednesday, April 19, including Saturday. The Rev. Mot ris Cather of Gore, Va. will be the guest speaker for these services. II The public is cordially invited. Mr. and Mrs. Granville Mercer of Washington and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cross Jr, spent Easter with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cross. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Blackford who have been living in an apart- ment at the home of Mrs. Sher- man Hopper have moved to the home of Tommy Southard. Patty Buraeker of Brunswick, Md. spent the weekend with her grandmother Mrs. Virginia Bur- acker. Mrs. William Wisham and dau- ghter Miss Shirley Wisham of Philadelphia, Pa. are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Grover Lei- ght. Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Ryman and children spent the weekend with her sister and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dudley in Baltimore, Md. Mrs. Mary Grayson spent Sun. day with her sister Mrs. Paul Miller in Kearneysville. Miss Beverly Bolton Lucas and Master Charlie Lucas of Monroe, Va. have been visiting their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hammond and aunt Miss Camilla , Wiltshire. Mrs. Walter Ronemous has gone to Washington to spend some time with her son and dan Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Cross. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Renalds and their three children of Madi- son Heights, Va., Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Howell and three daughters of $7.95.00 Radio, Heater, Automatic Transmission, 32,000 Actual Miles, 1 Local Owner. 57 FORD Country 'Sedan Wagon 56 PONTIAC TUDOR Radio, Heater. V-8, Straight Shift. Clea~ As A Pin. 34,000 53 OLDS SUPER 88 4-Door RiCo, He~tter, Straight Shift, Engine Recently Overhauled. Real Clea~ Steering $2595.00 $795.00 $395.00 54 PONTIAC Chieftian Deluxe 4-Dr. Radio, Heater, 8 Cylinder, Hydramatlc. Good~ Tires. Rans Good. $395.00 55 FORD FAIRLANE TUDOR, $495.00 Radio, Heater, Fordomatic, T-Bird, V-8, Power Steering, Green and White, New Engine Overhaul, Radio, Heater, V-8, Overdrive Transmission. Blue and White. Good Buy. $695.00 56 MERCURY 4-Door 55 CHEVROLET BELAIR 2-Door, $1195.00 Radio, Heater, Mercomatic, Green a~d White with White Tires. Very Nice. $895.00 57 OLDS 88 Hardtop Radio, Heater, Hy~tic, a~d Brakes. Low Mileage. Power Steering Extra Ciea~ $1295.00 $795.00 $1195.00 56 DODGE CORONET 4.Door R~dio, Heater, Powerflite, Engine Sust Overhauled. A Real Buy. 58 FORD Custom 300 Tudor R~dio, Heater, Fordomatic, ~Vhite Tires, Red and White, Looks a~d ltuns Good. 55 FORD Country Sedan Wagon Radio, Heater, V-8, Fordonuttic. A Very Cleaa Little Wggon~ Radio, Heater, Power Glide, Blue and White. 40,000 Miles. Extra Clean.~ $695.00 56 FORD MAINLINE Fordor R4tdlo, Heater, 6 Cylinder with Overdrive. Runs Good. Blue and' White. $795.00 59 FORD F-100 Tn Pickup, Ieater, Custom Cab, V-8 Engine, 1 Owner, 15,000 Actual Miles. Like Brand New. $1495.00 57 DODGE 3/4 TON PICKUP Heater, V-8. 4 Speed on. Engine jmlt Overhauled. tpOOO.~,e 56 FORD F-250 % Ton Pickup, Heater, V-8, 6.50x16 6-Ply Tires, He&wy Duty Rear Springs, Unusually Clean. $895.00 52'GMC %-TON PICKUP Heater, ?00x16 6-1qy Tires, 4 Speed Transmission, 1 Owner, ][tuns Good. $495.00 52 CHEVROLET Ton Pickup Heate , Excellent Condition. + $495.00 56 CHEVROLET Ton Pickup, Heater, 6 Cylinder, Geod Tires. Looks and Runs Good. MIDDLEWAY DISTRICT Front Royal, Va. have been $795.00 $795.00 Wednesday, April 1:9, 1961 guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Ren , ,, alds and Mr. Victor M. Osbourn. Miss Ruth Miller spent Sunday COME IN AND LOOK OVER OUR S ION OF USED i:o0P Pifer +ort ,:30 .M.-l:30P. M.---ieetown, Willis' Store in Millville. CARS ....TRADE NOW AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS TAX SALE! t'. M.. 2:00 P. M,--Kearneysville, Johnston's Mr. and Mrs. Ed Southard are visiting her parents and Mrs. THESE SALEsMEN:-.DAY OR NI6HT-- JOE SUTTON Home Phone 402 or 362-M DOUG COOPER DANNY NICHOLS E. M. WHITING Home Phone 774 Home Phone Home PhOne 1056 Shepherdstown 2031 G. L. VIRTS, Home Phone 279-W SALES DEPARTMENT OPEN:-8:30 A. ANYTIME BY APPOINTMENT. 6:30 PHONE: 212 - 213- 248 M. to 5.-00 M. M. to 9:00 P. M. Week Nights 202 EAST LIBERTY STREET CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. "THE FORD PLACE FOR 49 YEARS" !i/ Jesse Kisner in Terra Alto, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. William Miller spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Dean in Martinsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seal and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boyd of Charles Town were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Seal Sunday. Birthday Party McDONALD, JR. James and Daniel Graves ~ad a birthday party at the home of Store. SHEPHERDSTOWN DISTRICT Wednesday, April 19, 1961 !:00 p. M. ,- 1:30 P. M.--Duffields :30 t'. M.. 2:00 P. M.--Moler's Cross Roads Office in Shepherdstown WILL BE Hours During the Month of April for of Shepherdstown District and Shepherds- For Any District in the County may be regular office hours at the Sheriff's zn the Jefferson County Court House in Town, W. Va., PAUL W. MILTON, Sheriff Op JEFFERSON COUNTY' WEST VIRGINIA 6 and 13-2t. their grandmother Mrs. Clifton Graves Saturday afternoon. Those present were Barbara Sager, Suz- anne Myers, Joy Sager, Jimmy Padgett, Patty and Jane Graves, Herbie and Lee SIwder, ~Russell and Bobby Graves. Refreshments of ice cream, sandwiches, cake, candy and pop were served. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whi{ting- ton, Mr. and Mrs. Don~d Fink of Charles Towfl and Mr?. and Mrs. E. L AGENCY INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles Town, W. Va. Donald She and son of