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pers Ferry on Nov. 23, 1871 and Personal Items are clearing trenches and doing I IIIIIIII I II I III II II I I I III III AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN . . . will be 90 years old on the above Mr. Carroll Rockenbaugh is a [other ground work. date, '61. When 21 years of age he patient in Newton D. Baker VA ] .... RPE ~S FER~ ~ AHD ] 0[ I ~ F left Harpers Ferry to attend the Hospital near Martinsburg where[ .... ~ first World's Fair held in Chic- he underwent major surgery. He t0R~'lillkl'rl r J ' ago, Ili. He secured employment is improving satisfactorily. !] LIJUN/[ | 2492 there and worked for eight years. Mr. Frank Houser of Sharps. i l ........ I ! k G. E. Webb Telephone I burg, Md spent Sunday with hisI BUSIHE S [ During that time the never-to be . . Mrs. G ira"mr~~visor~--~'y daughter Mrs. Cecil We bb and , ago.frgtten fire took place in Chic- family at the G. E. Webb home. i a fqPa|/|v La ] :~. sic Lee Grim 73 died at ]Board of Directors of Profession- After the eight years in the Mrs. Sadie Benjamin of Silver I -AI/IVll !-- I I ;in Dargonl lVI'd.,near 1al Discount Corporation. . Windy City, Mr. Powers went to Spring, Md. and sister Mrs. Jos- Irm~,wiwunuu i I Ferry on Sunday after a l Mr. Harry Cummings entered Washington, D. C. and secured ephine Reedy of Baltimore, Md. ] Ohomho..e O ....... ] and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Wolfe [ "~'~'"~ ............. :"~ l ess. She was born in Dar ICharles Town General Hospital employment and in 1912 he went of Silver Spring spent the week- n ..Broo= e Blaetkfora ] !ii ][ t spent her entire life In Mnday afternn fr tests' x" t wrk fr the Evening Star . [ ~ l daughter of Christopher ]rays, observation and reatment. Newspaper as a whole sale Distri end at the home of their brother I .................. d II ts Hanes and Margaret IHis brother Gerauld Cummings butor and he continued to work Mr. Kenneth Wolfe and family. ------- ! !1 she is survived by three [of Roanoke, Va. is spending a few for the' Star Publishing Co. for Miss Nell Murphy of Pittsburg Our next meeting will be held ,~::~ il :'ii Mrs. Thelma Files of ~ days at the Cummings home. " fifty years retiring in 1953 but he spent the Easter Holidays at the at the beautiful Shannondale ii ~ ~. ~urg, Mrs. Edwin Keller I Weekend and Easter visitors at is still connected with the Star home of Mr. and Mrs. Rend Eat- Club House on Wednesday, April ~ i ~.n, Md., Miss Hilda Grim ~the home of Mrs. John Glover Pub. Co. in more ways than one. on. 19th. This will be our Annual i~ lain Grim at the home in Incur Bolivar were Mr. and Mrs. Mr. Powers enjoys splendid heal- Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thompson Election and we are hoping for four grandchildren; one ]Joseph Shaw of Philadelphia, Pa. th and has never had serious ill- and son and daughter of Souder- a large attendance. A bus will tdson; two brothers, M. ]Mr .and Mrs. L. R. Kleinfelter Hess in his entire life. His wife ton, Pa. spent the Easter Holidays leave the Thomas Jefferson Hotel of Brunswick, Md. and ]and family of Bethesda, Md., Mr. died ten years ago at the age of with Mrs. Thompsons parents Mr, at noon that day for the conven- aes of Samples Manor. land Mrs. Lewis Glover and family 81. He has several relatives living and Mrs. C. E. Garten. ienee of those not wanting to i~: I '~i "~easedSJ l~Ewa0saU mT emHber[BRING fRAIfT SilVesr.CONTAINERsIpri ng'T MUd"S/[/// in Bolivar. Mr. Powers is very wlth n v,r,A light hiohsnw~inacvered the takeoA proposedtheirvauey,Cars'BudgetmC., meetlngof $7,000.001n P ! Tnursuay, marcH| lo at t o CLOCK " rch of God in Samples Terry Glover, grandson of Mrs. helpful at the Eackles home when ground at an early hour on Sun- _ * _ *. *.. * * . _ da,~ ~,-,i,~ an~ *h~ ~,e~ther c-n A goou aeiegauon representea Pae body rested at the Glover who is,a student in Wil- there. He cleared snow from the .~ .~..:~.~ ~.,t~ .~o~. "',,,~,,'.,a~,, Jefferson County at the Shenan- evening when it was re- Ohio accompanied by a College snows, during the winter and now r I I1: ........ ~-.~, ........ . winchester March 28th Present ) the late home at Dar- friend Barry Whitcomb of South he is working in the garden pre- Mr_. and Mrs.:Strother ........ watson from this" community" were' Mr. Ilk the funeral was held Acton, Mass. spent the Easter hol paring the ground for planting ........... ann tamuy ot wmiamsport, mu. and Mr~.~ xtr..~...vv..a.x x~amey,t' .... ~om,T~t" Church of God in Sam- idays with relatives in this area in the near future. He says the ~vlr. :,ant mrs..=: vernon v;acKleS. . and. Newcomer of Chffs~de" " and hm" or on Wednesday morn- and in Martinsburg. busier he is, the more he enjoys tamny ot ~ront Royal, va. ann --n j..t._ ~_ ~^ o..,_ ,~ ..... ~:30 o'clock with the Rev. Mr. Powers A Visitor life and takes long walks andlvir .......... ann mrs ~onam ~opson or ~u, o~,,~, ,~o[~ I know t t I'm t ely to get the things I want 1 I SAV Vickers and Brooke Blackford. ra officiating. Bur Mr. Charles Powers of Wash. stands them better then many Alstadt's Hill were Sunday vial- .. S. V. I.'s .Civi!, War Centen.nial for them, and that the best place for my savings is in a savings younger people, tors at the home of Mrs. Jessie ~ommittee Has arawn up a t~ircie , , ,, ade in Samples Manor ington, D. C. spent last week at ~" the home of Mrs. J. L. Eackles. Mr .and Mrs. Linden Johnson Eackles who returned to Wil- Tour that will channel many visi- aecount where my money can earn liberal interest for me. t amo Mrs. J. Donald Eackles He is a native of Harpers Ferry and sons of Alexandria, Va. spent liamsport with her daughter to tors into our area. From Harpers . . ~a Monday through Thur and a son of the late John Pew- the Easter holidays with the for- spend this week Ferry it goes down .Route 340 to know that a checking account will ,,save ,me many steps and much Week in Spartansburg era and Emma Haefer Powers mers mother Mrs. C. C. Johnson Miss Sadie Buckner is spending Waynesboro, Va. and then on to ..... be i the onl former as West Virgin- and was born on Union St., Har- Will Attend U. N. Session this week with relatives in Berry Lexington It returns up Route 11 time m paying bills. I know that a safe depomt X s y to Martmsburg and connects with lo s e el I Miss Rebecca Alger, sophomore ville, Va. Harper~ Ferry through Shar s really SAFE place for my valuable papers and prec' u j ry. of Harpers Ferry High School, Mr. and Mrs. George Benjamin IIRIT OF JEFFERSON ram eas ADVOCATE will attend the United Nations sea and daughter Linda of Silver know, too, that if I ever need a loan, the place to get it at lowest ,ill, ire YyfOr safetyBre C ekl FREE ~l~t~c ~o~ ~~ burg, Md . o " (,f-~ " ~d~f ~ IDAy, APRIL 6, 1961 7---B sion for a week beginning June 1O. Each year some 700 young Spring, Md. spent the weekend This folder will contain a list- . ._ _ _ iR[[ g people who are high school sopho visiting at the respective homes ing of important Civil War sites, cost IS at tills bank. mores or juniors from the U. S., of Mr. and Mrs. J. Donald Eack- including Shepherdstown, Har- Canada, Hawaii, Cuba and Austra les and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth pers Ferry and Charles Town. lia participate in this tour spon- Wolfe. The Narrative of Events has this to say about Shepherdstown: sored by the Youth Committee of A week ago we heard folks say the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. that according to old timers "Shepherdstown 13 miles west of SERVICES IO MEg AR YOUR Bhi, IKii,16 NI EDS Miss Alger w a~ selected by the spring was with us as "Purple Harpers Ferry. Site of historical faculty of Harpers Ferry High Martins" had arrived. We are Pack Horse Ford used by first School for her outstanding sehol- wondering if these birds arrived settlers in the Valley. Used also SAViN6S ACCOUNTS C, EKIN6 AG{:OU S astic achievement and her inter- too early this time. by both sides in the Civil War as eat in world affairs. She is the Death of Former Resident Boeteler's or Blackford's Ford ..... , ........... A ...... James Franklin Kent, 91 died Virginia here after Battle of An. PFRSONAL t0AN5 AUIO LOAN5 =-- Confederate Army crossed into first student from this three coun on Sunday, March 26 in Coats. ty'area to be selected for this pro ject and being sponsored by Vir- ville, Pa. He had been living at tietam. Sharp engagement here _ ........ ginia Lodge I, the first Odd Fel- the home of'a neice Mrs. Goldye Oct. 20, 1862, when Confederate H~MF /~AH~ .~AFF n~pflm~ Kent Johnson, wife of Dean John FGeneral A. P. Hill savagely ,vn-~b a=vn~, ,, ..... v.,.... [:H!RLE$ 10WN C00P[RhIIVE ia,lws Lodge in the state of Virgin-before West Virginia was a son who served at Storer College drove pursuing,,Federals into the state and located nat Harpers Per for quite some time and he is Potomac River. :~ The deceased was born in Will- has just been erected in front of ~. now at Lincoln University, Pa.An attractive Civil War sign ~, .... ~ ,,,, ,, , ,, ,~, :IURDAYMORNIN6 APRIL 15 1961 iamsport, W. Va. and was a son of OPEN YOU" ACCOUNT TODAY AT TH[ FRIENDLY our Court House, It was supplied =.~ ~.= the late James Robinson Kent at a nominal cost by the Potomac PITTS CHARLES and Lucinda Duke Kent. He was Edison Co. The legend reads: , , ! ' ~ WASHINGTON a mmeber of a very large family Jefferson County Court House and had never married. His twin Where John Brown Was Tried. tehase 100-1bs. :Southern States Start- T H E A T R E brother, the Rev. William Kent In this Court House, John i died at their home in Bolivarless Brown, the Abolitionist, wastried ' r~r"flrll n"n natinm nn'- nmnonm rn 'n'nmu and Growing Mash and Receive RANSON, W. VA. than five years ago. Soon after and found guilty of Treason, C0n- Ilmmilil Ilk= Illlilll II/ I'llll|ll Ilk" iIIIiUB! the brothers death, the deceased spiraey and Murder. He was hart I '|'NNP'I VI II IINN lip lnllrlll PI IliUm MONDAY THRU FRIDAY went to live with his neiee in Pa. ged four blocks from here on Dee/Ill/I/HI IIHIIIi II/ IIIIHII//I! /1111 II One Show Only 7:30 P. M. The body was brought to the lo- ember 2, 1859. Visitors Are Wel- ILUIL'--U il,,Pi urn| ilU lkPlll Illla--LlklF iltl,,iP II Ill e ,0 re s .:: 3 0,7 I L, 9:0ffI ; M. eal. Eackles Funeral Chapel ancome To Museum In Court" . .., ,i . Tuesday and services were held House. ' F0r Friendly Helpwith All Your Banking eeas, you can aepena on SUNDAY 3:00 & 8:00 P. M. from there on Wednesday at 2 . . , , . L ~ o'clock with the Rev. R. R. Robin MEMBER FDIC--MEMBER FEDERA RESERVE SYSTEM ED NUMBER AVAILABLE--COME EARLY Children 25c - Adults 50c son of Winchester, Va. former for the coming year was adopted f" ~ ~ v~ pastor of John Wesley Methodist our MarcH ........... meeting. "rms is $1, ! PHONE 10 ,,HARLE , TO.N. W ..... Church in Bolivar officiating. Bur 000.00 more than our 1960-61 Bud ASE , Thursday- Friday- Saturday iial was made in Cedar Hill Ceme-get. Membership dues for the - ' April 6, 7 and 8 tery Bolivar. past year total $6,70000 . . . The writer recalls sending aq'h~ is a far cr-'from ~",o D,Am--,^ 'r~ lift I~Am, then explained the radio system, present were Mrs. H.O. Evans: ql~ = brief stOry abOut these twin brO" 0 ~ .... ~ ~,, @IUWIINIg /l~p i il i, lUJ~ talked to the girls on safety rules and Mrs Nancy, Rdth Refre~sh p years ago wnen our ~namoer was u~ ~.. ~.~ ~. ........ ,, the ~aii " ~ " " ./. [I NOT SINCE thers to The Frederick Publish. trying to operate on a $1,200 Bud- I' .... ~ M,..--k.- "! .... "~-~'~'~~...~".'~^~'=~'..."'~.'..~"~o,o J..nments of hot chocolate and cook- ing Co., Frederick, Md. about~et illili" iltU mnnimlmmm-r lelarl~~ a.u exvm-~eu .uw o~,~ o.,*. ..... } I / eight year ago and she was Called .......... a ' ' b o . l.VU. vw m~-.mw~.~ uwu~,~.~ ehar~,es ar~ made lea were served trom a table oe- ~~ ~ I ........ eorated for St. P trick s Day y by phone regarding just whereM i t L V i tt [ i wednesday, March i5, Brownie Betoreconcluamg mealter. Mrs CharlesSoikerand Mrs 1 ,,,HAS THE SCRN 1 their home was located and if Troop No. 15of Ranson visited noon thetroop visited the Citi- TonaCarson - " [XPLOD[D W[T~ ~ they could be interviewed and By Miss Dorothy Lake i The Bank of Charles Town Mr. zeus Fire Co. Mr. Kenneth Willin ..... SUCH MIGB1T FURY II etc. - ' ........ ....~,a...,, ~ .~- t, hant Fire chief showed themSuccess comes before work A lady came from the Pub. Co. ____- , oonn , lzrmna, v- o ........ theo . . Glen Wiltshire anent tbe week~,~..t- ~.,a u~ ~-o~.~u ~-,n,,,.~ through the building, the fire only in the dictionary. ! t AND SPECTACLE! and interviewed the aged but in- "- ................ *'~" .............. t ~][~~O~_ teresting ,twins, took pictures of end with his cousin Kenneth showed the girls through the ~agttingb:2tuipmentr:vnedt~alnk.ed o ..... i %-~...~': them in their home and had a len Kain and his aunt and uncle Mr. bank and ex lained the operat- "'~. .,, :, .v .... ", . . I ~ ~ ~ff-$~0~'~ ~~~ gthy and most interesting write-and Mrs. Morris Kain of Harpers ions of the different departments. 1 ~_~'~ .~_~"'" up in the newspaper. Ferry. The troop also visited the Charles in the Sunday School room the[ ,==~~~:~. for added power ~t,jl_~rt . A copy of the paper was sent to Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. oTwn Police Station where Mayor Lutheran Church, Mrs. J'a~es, ~ "tlg~ them and they were proud of it Ralph Johnson and sons and Mrs. Carson t01d the girls a little about Morris Showed pictures she hadt ~X~~l~ and the writer also received a Lula Ranal.li were Mr. and Mrs. his duties and how the council i taken while abroad to troop 151 ~2~,~~[~ count on a safe wiring job with adequate copy and still has it in her posses Virgil Whitley and children l~ay Teem is, used. Officer Dennison, [ and their guests troop 30. Also ' " to carry the full power load of all your Sunday - Monday - Tuesday sion. The late Rev. Kent served as and Stevie of Baltimore, Md. and ,, ~ pastor of the John Wesley Meth. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ranalli and , , .... ..... appliances when-we do the job for you. April 9, 10 and 11 odist Church for quite some time. children of Ranson. When it comes to electricity come to ~so ~s couw ~oH~r~e,...'* ..... Robert Parlon, son of Mr. and GM/2 Merle Wiley and a buddy ~ ,~ --~ ~ ~ O ~-~ ~ ~ ~ O {~.f~ ~ ~ ~ O ..~Jl _ ~ ~ ~s~,o~w Mrs. Tom Parlon will graduate both of Norfolk, Va. spent the ~ w ~,, ~- ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ us! No job is too large or too small. ,.a.,,--, in June from Valley Forge Aead weekend with the formers me- , OBRISigA emy in June. Mrs. Parlonis is the ther Mrs. Thelma Wiley. [- ~#~k~ @ V~ ~ ~'%) - ~ A(J ~" mr~om former Peggy Schilling, neice of Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. J EDWARD MAGAHA ~!~ the late Miss Carrie Schilling life Henry Ballenger were Mr. and O E L E C T R I C A L BORGNINE long reident of Bolivar. Mrs. Eldred Markle of Charles .m.m~. Mrs. John Perry of Bolivar Hei Town and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald C O N T R A C T 0 R ghts is visiting her son Dr. John Haines and children of Browns- Perry in Hueston, Texas having ville, Md. Phone 424 STARTS WEDNESDAL, returned home with him a few Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Longer- Charles Town, W. Va. APRIL 12th. weeks ago when he attended the beam and daughter Tracey were funeral of his aufit Mrs. Gladys visitors of the latters parents Mr. FOR ELEVEN (11) DAYS Shirley, native of Harpers Ferry and Mrs. David Hough of Berry- oi and resident of Cumberland, Md. ville, Va. on Sunday afternoon. ALL-TItlE ACADEMY Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Moore re. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Milton and o AWARD CHAMPION! cently attended the funeral of son Kevin spent Wednesday ev- the later's brother Mr. Linwood ening with Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mar M~"~o.6ozz)wra.MAr~ Smith in Raleigh, N. C. He has cus Jr. and son Eric of Winches- been ill for three years, ter, Va. Entertain Garden Dept. Mr. and Mrs. Pittman Russell The Garden Department of the and daughter Karen of Winches- Woman's Club was entertained ter, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Elmore at the home of Mrs. Mamie Mar, Wenner and son Freddie Lee of quette on last Wednesday after- L0vettsvilie, Va., Mr. and Mrs. noon. Lovely refreshments were Earl Wiltshire of Ranson Mr. and i served and enjoyed by those pres, Mrs. Merle Wlltshird and child- ent. ren Veronica and Merle Jr. of Mrs. W. T. Moore opened up Harpers Ferry and Mr. and Mrs. 3ohn Browns Fort on Saturday, Jim Wiltshire and sons Michael April 1st. It Will be open seven and Timmy of Ranson spent Sun days a week but the hours of op day with Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wilt ening and closing each day had shire. not been announced when this Harrison Lanham Jr. who was TOW0]O 0d[i.0 0fib19n s I'ECHNICOI.OR~ item was received. Mrs. Moore admitted to the Charles Town will serve told drinks, eandies General Hospital the past week 0, oVUIO' IIUIIO, 8tarri.g and light refreshments, shows iraptovementandisexpeet omo out sunshmo FRESH CI d So t Due to the extremely cold Tea. ed to return home soon. His / , o CHARLTON HESTON ther on Sunday morning theSun many friends wish for him a , 0U ~ .~w~i~ ,i serv eTa ~ ~ n,helm. ~e ~**eco~** ~: ~: : ~e *: ~:~ ~ HAYA HARAREET Hill Methodist Cht rch with a Mr. Otto Rymala and daughters rade Petroleum r.d.,tmuuuut STEPHEN BOYD good attendance. Services were Miss MaidaRymanandMrs. Nich ,0 0 very well attended at all local ols and Mrs. George Morrison and MATINEE'S :--- Churches on Sunday. son Freddie were Sunday visitors y r Progress on Museum of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ryman f 0 r E v e r.a r m FRL, SAT., SUN. ONLY Work is progressing nicely On Mr. and Mrs. James Lilla and 2:00 P.M. the Museum being built on the sons Jay and Vince spent Sunday Av, former Lancaster Farm off Rplffe visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Wfl- SO0 ~0 m0d0m c]0~h0s l 0rs 0 M t H NIGHTS:--I. SHOW ONLY ' th The stee] fabrieated bitilding has and Mrs. Bud Pope and famfly 3t doalo nd 0 POTOMAC UGIff 7:30 P.M. 340 near Bolivar-Har~pers Ferry. liam Hough of Bakerton and Mr. been placed and window and door and Mrs. Mary Lilla of Bolivar. D I S T R I B U T 0 PRICES hildren' 50e frames'haVe