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Charles Town, West Virginia
April 13, 1972     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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April 13, 1972

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Fatality, 11 Injured, d he BoliA II R II uamage High Highway Accidents ke[ of t, ugh Monday night, fatility, 11 persons injured and ount/ j Mercury Comet-- / that 19 cars, one truck and a[car being driven by Katherine motorcycle were involved in the[SislL 48, of Route 1, Kearneys- rash of accidents which accursed I ville, which was in the act of during that period. / making a left tur on to the Lee- The fatility occurred Saturday i town Road After striking the April as the result ol a motor-iSisk Car, the Burch vehicle con- cycle accident, on State Route 9,' tinued on into the parking lot I about two miles North of Ransom of the Delmonico Club where it BAnd the victim was Gerald Lee struck a utility pole. Butch wps Turner, 26, of Route 2, Harpers harged with improper passing. [ Ferry, details of this accident are I The injured were taken to a Mar I covered in separate story. [tinsburg hospital for trea{ment. ] In fact April 1 was the most]Damage to the two vehicles and costly day of the past week, with pole was placed at $4,300. Charles Town Police reporting hursday afternoon, March. 30 they investigated a total of five two persons were injuredand motoring accidents that day and night. The first of the April I acci- dents occurred at 12:40 a. m. on State Route 9, about one-tenth of. a mile South of 9/1 in which two persons were injured. State Police three cars were damaged in an accident which occurred on State Route 51, near the Intersection with Route 1/13 at Middleay. Police said a car being driven by Roger R. Gamey, 37, of Winches- ter, Va., came over the crest of a car. Cave was charged with driv- ing while under the influence of intoxicants. Damage to the two cars was placed at $300, police said. HANSON MRS. FLOYD SIMONS (FROM LAST WEEK) Easter Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Simons and i son Robert were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Simons and sons Michael and Mark Other callers were Rev. and Mrs. M. C. Scott and Mrs. Melvin Snyder. Mr. Simons has been on the sick list since Sunday. Sympathy is extended to the family of Mrs. Cecil Dawson who SL James Woman's Club Installs New Officers Members of the St. James Cat- holic Women's Club met at Cliff- side Restaurant Monday, April 3, where they enjoyed a delicious dinner. The occasion was the installat- ion of the follwing newly elected officers. President, Mrs. Audrey Lonas; Vice President, Mrs. Dolores Ser- vis; Treasurer, Mrs. Doris Basch; recording secretary; Mrs: Mary SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON _FARMER'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1972 B--7 Gavin; corresponing secretary, Mrs. Gertrude Lowery. In appreciation, Mrs. Nancy Roth, outgoing President, was pre sented with a handsome pair of South American wood carvings. The other out-going officers were Mrs. Helen Doff, Vice president Mrs. Yonnie Simms, recording secretary; Mrs. Kathy Pickett, corresponding secretary. All were commended for the accomplish- ments of their two year tenure. In charge of arrangements for the evening were Mrs. Katherine Anderson and Mrs. Yonnie Sim Special guests were Father La bert Stack, who asked the bless- ing, and Father Cyril Drail  who pronounced the benedictiat ! i',l MEMBER ; .Association - Founded 1885 THE PROSECUTOR'S EXTRA DUTIES AprillJ00 K o, o, eeps coming back for more. ty elation  mid at WJ les T, ,esideC i T..4 MH e z,,, :, ._ e after mile Mercury Comet has more than Brook . .)u ever  nted in a smal, car--and fl owS,  ..... e than ,ou tlfink; Com test-drive ntho a, and ee wlly it s bett,.,r than the carl', l  : deaie, ,:aU,,n, taxw and ffffe. said a 1964 Chevrolet being driven by Richard Lee Slingerland, of Alexandria, Va., went out of con- trol and left the highway. Slinger land and Walter Blankenship, 28, of Alexandria, Va., a passenger in the car, were both slightly in- jured. Slingerland was charged with failure to have his car under control. Damage to the car was placed at $800. One person sustained minor in- juries in a two car accident which occurred about 1:15 p. m. Satur- day on State Route 9, South of Charles Town in front of Fritt's hill and struck a car being driven by Allen E. Schupp, 20, of Kesing ton, Md., which was attempting to make a left turn off of Route 51 onto Route 1/13. Then seconds later a car being driven by James E. Lowry, 59, of Timonium, Md., crested the same hill and struck the Gamey car. Damage to the three cars was placed at $3,500. Schupp and Gamey were taken to the Charles Town Hospital by a passerby, but Gamey did not re- quire treatment. Investigation of the accident had not been com- pleted Monday. died Saturday in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Florance of Hillsboro, Va. and family call- ed on her parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jenkins Thursday evening Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs Melvin Snyder were Mrs. Irene Gray, Berkeley Springs, Mr. and Mrs. William Lewis and daugh- ters, Williamsport, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Roper, Hope Mills, N. C., Mrs. Nancy Dailey and Mrs. Susan Creamer, Summit Point, Mrs. Mildred Ring, Mrs. Glenda Pierce and children, Char The Prosecuting Attorney does more than fight crime Under West Virginia law, the Prosecuting Attorney is in- volved in many matters touching the everyday lives of Jeffer- son County citizens... He renders legal assistance to the Planning Commission, the Welfare Commissioner and the County Welfare Department, the Commissioner of Employment Security and the Depart- ment of Veterans Affairs among others. .He represents plaintiffs under the Uniform Reciprocal Dependency Act and in Paternity suits. He enforces the Narcotic Drug Act dealing with the sale of medical narcotics. He is a member of the County Health Board and the Mental Hygiene Commission. He investigates reports of child abuse. Most of these duties are controlled by West Virginia ever wanted in a small car--and for a lot :store. State Police said the rear- A minor two-car collision also you think. Come test-drive Comet end collision occurred when a car occurred about 4:45 p. m. Friday see why it's better than the average being driven by George White, Jr. March 31 on State Route 51, just Carl *Local vem price. nclu mmpart 44, of Gray's Knot, Ky., had back- east of Charles Town at the Balti- ed out in front of the store and more & Ohio Railroad crossing. prese :. Motors, Inc. Billy Neal Cave, 29, of Baltimore, r-du ;tuck n C. :: AnSques & Household Goods, Etc. Md., tried to pass a car being driven by Mary Elizabeth Bush, of Washington, D. C. and went out of control and struck the Bush pie safe; 3 ice boxes; organ and stool; old marble top dresser; 2 trunks; child's (old); 2 chests of drawers; 2 old cupboards; stve; Morris chair; library table; drop leaf chunk stove; flat irons; oil lamps; picture 2 metal cabinets; easel; old record player; 5-pc. parlor suite; 3-pc. living room suite; horse; portable TV; G. E. refrigerator; Kelvin- 7-pc. dinette set; W. M. stove; Singer sewing gun rack; 12 straight chairs; rockers; couch; 'eyes glasses; raido; books; 2 wood beds; 3 metal engine; vise; forks; grindstone; 1-horse corn shearer; kgs; cream separator; corn binder; scJd.; harness; 10.milk ; milk rifle (18); Savage 2@istok bed ens! assortment of crocks; silverware; glass jars; dishes, including cut and carnival glass, too numerous to mention. Nothing to be removed until settled for. - Auctioneer - Clerk Clara Shreck Rights Reserved. For Accidents On Premises. Apr. 20-27- TRUSSES !'IL'iM FOR S11tENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY T R USS S P E C I A t H I P gltgea, farm and commercial balldlel;S offer improvements upon etvem labor and lumber tts I WE BUILD THEM ANY SIZE & SHAPE _i tPProven ! flexible because inside partiticms bearing and can be placed as floor plan 12' to40' by 1 to7 in 12 Pitch. 00l:gO. Since 1854 !lwork. Pmts - Lumber - btardwarc St. 062-3451 Winchcster,V in the rear by a car being driven by Frank L. Costello, 43, of Gen- eral Delivery Ransom Reva White 43, a passenger in the White car, sustained a possible concussion and was taken to the Charles Town General Hospital by the Charles Town Independent Fire Company ambulance. Damage to the two vehicles was placed at $1,200. Police said they charged Costello with driving on a revoked license and also for failure to keep his car under control. About 2:20 p. m. Saturday April 1, Leonard Penwell, Route 2, Harpers Ferry, sustained head lacerations in an accident which occurred on State Route 9, near Mt. Mission. Police said Penwell was taken to the Charles Town General Hospital by the Indepen- dent ambulance for treatment. The accident occurred when a car being driven by Victor L. Cogle, Route 2, Harpers Ferry in which Penwell was a passenger, struck a parked Virginia automobile. Damage to the two vehicles was listed at $400. Police charged Cogle with reckless driving. Saturday night, about 10:05 two persons were injured in a two- i car crash on State Route 45, whic al9 resuJ.ted in property! State Police said a car being driven by JuanRa Jacobs, 27, of Route 1, Shepherdstown, was at- tempting to make a left turn into a driveway when another vehicle operated by Garland C. Long, Route 1, Martinsburg, was in the act of passing. The impact to the rear of the Jacobs car knocked it across the highway. The driver and also James W. Jacobs, Jr., 9, were both injured and taken to the King's Daughters Hospital in Martinsburg by the Shepherds- town Fire Department ambulance. Long was cited for failure to keep his car under control. Sunday morning April 2 about llo'clock a car-truck collision oc- curred on U. S. Route 340, near Rippon, which resulted in proper- ty damage of $1,500, Police said a car being driven by Amos W. Lang, 27, of RFD Kearneysville, was making a left turn just as he was being passed by a truck be- ing operated by Charles L. Hef- lin, of Berryville, Va. Police said they charged Herin with passing in a restricted zone. There were no personal injuries. Two persons were injured and two cars demolished in a crash on State Route 9, near the Bloomery about U:10 Monday night April 3. Charles ToWn State Police said a northbound car being driven by Harry W. Longerbeam, Route 2, Harpers Ferry, crowed another car off the highway, and also crowded a car being driven by Suzanne F. Burnell, of Richmond, Va., off the road before striking the Burnell car and shoving it in to a large tree. Suzanne Burnell and Carol Walls, a passenger in the Burnell car, were injured and taken to the Charles Town Gen- eral Hospital by the Independent Fire Company ambulance for treatment. Longerbeam was charg ed with public intoxication and reckless driving. Damage in the accident was placed at $1,400. Another two-car collision occur red Monday night about 8 p. m. on the Flowing Spring Road, at the horse crosswalk at the Charles Town race course which resulted in about $800 in property damage, but no personal injuries. State Police said a car being driven by James A. Johnson, of Shenandoah Junction, pulled out of a side road and into the path of an oncoming car being driven by Thomas L. Peyton of Rippon. Pol- ice cited Johnson for failure to yield the right-of-way. Two persons sustained injuries in a two-car collision which oc- curred about 11:15 Wednesday i night, March 29 on State Route 9, in front of the Delmonico Club. Police said a 1971 Mercury being driven by Lacy G. Burcl% 22, of Summit Point, was being chased by the Reason police car, north on State Route 9, and Butch at- tempted to paes on a double line at the intersection of Route 9 and les Town and Mr. and Mrs. For- rest Glassford and family of Ran- son. MEMBER A NAL n PJ00PEB ,Meoolation . Founded 1885 statutes. They should be performed by an attorney who has been educated in the laws of West Virginia. They should be performed by an attorney the people know and trust. SKINNER FOR PROSECUTING ATTORNEY ill _ I Ill I I I When you get your phone from us, you get more than a phone. You get service. And you get maintenance. And replacement of worn or broken parts. And updated equipment. Including the latesl devices for business communications, every- thing from automatic dialers to data phones. And as new changes and improvements come along we will make them available to you. You see, we have to. We're in the telephone business and want to keel:) you as customers. As happy customers. EEnERAL TELEPHONE The people you can talk to One-to-One. Apr. 13-1t-(Pd. Pol. Adv.) _ [[ a ,or