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during family trave] abroad. LIBRARY OF INTEREST The Shepherdstown Library is of particular interest. Built in 18001 the building was first used as a Market t]ouse and later as a fire hall. In 1,922, the Woman's Club of Shepherdstown obtained permission to use the downstairs as a library. Leeland, the home of Miss Helen Goldsborough, Shepherds- Spring Again! and once Harpers Ferry, are included, town,home which is on the was site destroyed of the original by fire its time for those treks The histori,c spots, homes and in 1856. Items of interest include 0 the hearts of womerz - -- gardens in Jefferson County family portraits, tile tables, a nnual House and Garden which have t een placed on the curio cabinet, an old doll hour, And since it is tour ti.me tour are: and numerous pieces of old china !n.West Virginia the Shen- In Shepherd stown, Manatawny and silver. a- 'otomac Garden Council will be open f,C,r the Tour. It is a Tour headquarters in Charles elected the dates of April 243 new house, built in 1964-1965 by Town wi!l be at the Jefferson 24 for their 12th annu the owners, ] Iiss Eleanor Lee County Court House where visi' and Garden Tour of Berk- i Potts and her $ister, Mrs. H. H. tors can enjoy this historic build- and Jefferson County. !Williams. The house, of pink ing and see the court room Year the tour plans which I brick laid in lemish bond, is where the John Brown trial was t being completed, show a ! styled in the W 'lliamsburg man- pf 14 homes, garden and 1 r er and is beauti ully landscaped, held in 1859. The old Charles Town Library Places of historic and seen-lit is furnished wiRh fine antiques, and Civic Center are located in a in Martinsburg, Shep, :n teworthy portrait;s and many handsome new building of tradi- Charles Town and i interesting objet d art collected tional architectural style, set off by appropriate landscaping planned by the Dolly Madison Garden Club of Charles Town. The building houses a museum containing John Brown relics, old go to guns and Harpers Ferry rifles. Three unusually fine old homes near Charles Town are on the MEASURE YOUR FAMILY Tour this year. Piedmont, the home of Miss Louise Briscoe will be shown. This charming brick and stone home, built in the 18th century, is one of the finest exam- ples of Georgian arqhitecture in the country. The a'ntique wall- paper in the drawing room is of particular interest. Harewood, the home of Dr. and Mrs. John Washington is noted for the unusually fine panelling in the drawing room. It was at Harewood that the lovely Dolly Todd became the bride of James Madison. Belvedere, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilson, is composed of two brick houses, one of the 18th century, the other early 19th cen- tury, restored and now jointed into a combination residence. Bel- SMITH MFMORI. FUNERAL HOME CHAS' J. W. SMITH Funeral Director if you, your husband or &prouting teen-age son measures taller than 5'9" it's time you looked into a mat- tress that's not just better, but bigger and better: extra long Sealy Posturepedic. Designed in cooperation with leeding orthopedic sur- geons to give firm support; and prevent morning back- ache from sleeping on a too- soft mattress, MEASURE YOUR PRESENT MATTRESS If it's only 75" long you're being short-changed out of a lot of comfort. You see, folks are taller today. An old-fashioned regular length mattress can leave your toes in the cold if you're over 5'9", Extra length gives you a 5-inch longer comfort zone, ASK THE SALESMAN TO SHOW YOU AN EXTRA LONG SEALY POSTUREPEDIC m m m ~lmmmmmlmmm~m m~mmmme m STRETCH and to yoursdves for the next 20 years* *Set Guaranteed Years If structurally defective, free repair first year, Pro- portionate annual use charges thereafter, 304 West Washington St. Phone 725-5321 - Day - Night LET OUR -WATCHDOG OIL HEAT SERVICE GUARD YOUR HEATING COMFORT 725-7510 FOR AUTOMATIO DELIVERIES OF KABLE OIL CO., INC DISTRIBUTOR NOW! Extra Length (80") AT NO EXTRA COST! Norman E. Kisner ----OF---- Nationwide Insurance says: "New fathers policy can pay benefits" NATIONWlDE'S new Fam- ily Security Plan-- for "getting started" familieS with small budgets---can pay more than 3 times face amount. Your fam- ily could get $34,000 for a $10,000 life plan. Cost is/ow, protection highest when you need it most. Call now. SAME PRICE AS REGULAR LENGTH IN TWIN OR FULL SIZEI - uch pier.e H0104AN E. KISHB Insurance Consultant Fairfax Bldg.-Phone 725.i West LiberW Street CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Y TELEPHONE 725-2811 St. -Charles Town, W. Va. iIImttamddt Ufe Imatmwt (~ Offlce~ coimeb~ Olin vedere cora and a fine view of the Blue Ridge and Maryland mountains, the Gap at Harpers Ferry, and the Shenandoah Val- ley. Leonard Home on Tour In tIarpers Ferry, the home of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Robert P. Leon- ard will be shown. Located on a cliff above the Potomac River, the house commands a fine view of river and mountains. The liv- ing room is furnished with an- tiques of the, Victorian period. Coll. Leonard s collection of rail- road prints and books is of par- ticular interest, as is the collec- tion of copper utensils in the old- fashioned kitchen. The historic Harper house will be open for the tour. The home of Robert Harper, founder of Harpers Ferry, has been restored by the U.S. National Park Service and is being furnished in the pe- riod 1850-1860, by the Shenan- doah-Potomac Garden Council from a fund established during the first nine years the Council sponsored House and Garden Tours. Tickets are $3.00 for the com- plete tour or $1.00 for admission: to a single house. There is no admission charge for the libra- ries, court house or Harper House. Members of the Garden Clubs in the Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council will be hostesses and proceeds of the tour will be addid to a fund established in 1964 for landscaping the grounds of the General Adam Stephen Home in Martinsburg. General Stephen was the founder of Mar- tinsburg. Inquiries for further informa- tion, tour brochure and advance tickets may be addressed to Tour, Box 5, Harpers Ferry, W. Va. Checks should be made payable to the Shenandoah-Potomac Gar- den Council. Catherine Sue Kelley Named To Dean's List At Shepherd College SPIRIT OF $EFFER 0N rAReS ADVOCATE THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 1966 ' B---3 M. Davisson said a 1960 Pontiac der investigation, Trooper Davis. being driven North on State son said. There were no personal Route 9 at the Bloomery Bridge, injuries. by James Wilson Moubra , 24, of The accident occurred about 5 Woodberry Forest, Va., Yailed to p. m. Sunday at the intersection get stopped and crashed into the of State Route 9 and Secondary NANCEE JANN BOWDEN Nancee Jann Bowden, 17, ot Harpers Ferry, has been selected to represent Jefferson County in the 25th Annual Strawberry Festi val in Buckhannon June 9-11. Miss Bowden is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bowden and is a senior at Harpers Ferry High School. She is sponsored by Rep. Thornton Wilt to vie for the title of queen in the Grand Pre- vue to be staged in Atkinson Chapel, W. Va. Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, on April 25. Hovels On Best Seller [ In One Minor Wreck In County Sunday Only one minor highway acci- dent was reported to, and investi- gated by the Charles Town State: Police during the period of Fri- day, April 1 and thus. morning with three cars being involved. Charles Town State Trooper M. back end of a car being driven Route 27. by Carol Ann Kinsey~ 18, of Route 1, Charles Town, and which was owned by Thomas Dillow, Route 2, Harpers Ferry. The impact of the Moubray car into the Dillow car, shoved the Dillow machine into the back of a 1958 Chevrolet being driven by Leroy T. Griffin, 24, of Bay Street; St. Petersburg, Fla. The Griffin car had stopped to make a right turn off the highway. The accident is still un- "DEAR ABBY" HAS GOOD ADVICE In the affairs of the heart and home, husband and wife, sweet- hearts and lovers, Dear Abby is an expert. Want some good ad- vice, presented in a readable, en- joyable style? Read DEAR ABBY a regular feature every Sunday in The News American On Sale at Your local newsdealer Lists ,Now Available At Charles Town Library The following novels that are currently appearing on the Best Seller lists of both The New York Times and The Washington Post are now available at the Old Char- les Town Library: The Double Image, by Helen MacInnes; The Source, by James A. Michener; Those Who Love, by Irving .Stone; The Embezzler, OF ON TE AT (At The Front Door Of The Court Hause) IN CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. .......... 1 ..... by Louis Auchinclo s; The Bill- ~amerlne ~ue ~e zey, oz z~t. i, in. T~,-,I,~,. ur~;. h, T.~. ~=;.h Box 81, Shenandoah Junction, "=7""=.."':.'", ..... ........... ton; up me own um rcase, Dy has been nameo m me ueans ......... 11 f r "he Bel Kaufman; The Lockwood Con- L SC ar nepneru ege o c .... i cern, by John O Hara; Airs Above za semester.. .- . [The Ground, by Mary Stewart; Tn0se namea are stuaemscar-an-Th0 .... 11 "" - rying 16 hours or more orwho Dy neiy lyoan.s. are in the Professional Block and! In oicl uJooa, .by. Truma.n n av ra e f po e, and The Missile umszs, oy have a grade pot t e g o " 3.200 or better. I Elie Abel rank first among non- Catherine daughter of Mr. and 'fictin. Other-books available in Mrs. Layman H. Kelley, is a fresh this general category are: A Gift man majoring in Elementary Edu of Prophecy, by Ruth Montgorm- cation with teaching fields in His ery; The Penkovskiy Papers, by tory and English. She is a 1965 Oleg Penkovisky; My Shadow Ran graduate of Shepherdstown High Fast, by Bill Sands; Gilded Age School. of Sport, by Herbert Wind; The ----- Making of the President, by Theo NOTICE TO CREDITORS dore White; : The Amateur Phot- ogrpher's ,Handbook, by Aaron Sussman; Alcoholism and Society To the Creditors and Benefici- by Morris Chafetz; World Aflame aries of the Estate of S. C. Glass. by Billy Graham; My Brother ford, deceased. Ernest :Hemin ay, by Leicester ':All persons having claims a-Heming y; EmilyPosts Eti' gainst the Estate of S. C. Glass- quette, r vised by Elizabeth L. ford, deceased, whether, due Post; and:'Kennedy, by Theodore or not are notified to exhibit Sorensen:): same, with the vouchers thereof, There is,als0 a long list of new leg ly verified te the undersign- books fol::y0ung people from the ed; at her office in the Citizens first gr a !e to the. twelfth. The Office Building, Charles Town. latter shquld examine the young West Virginia, on or before th( adult she|f,, where they will find the 24th, day of October, 1966: these bgoks and many others: Last Nigl t the Nightingale, by otherwise ,they may, by law be ex- WE WILL OFFER FOR SALE THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROP- ERTY LOCATED ON THE CORNER OF JEFFERSON AVENUE FIRST AVENUE AT CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. LOT SIZE --. 50' x 150' DWELLING CONSISTS OF: Living Room with Fireplace Room---o 2 ..... rooms -- Bath -- Completely Modern Kitchen with Knotty Pine Cabinets, El ric ove, Refrigerator, Dishw asher -- Ful| Basement -- Oil-Fired 'Steam Heat, Corrugated Metal Garage. TERM:S--CASH For Further :Information, Terms, or In- spection of the Property CALL: PAUL E. MILLER, Jr. - BROKER PHONE Charles Town - 725-2524 Shepherdstown - 876-3028 RALPH A. BUSH INIA M. BUSH OWNERS March 31, April 14, April 21 eluded from all benefit of said = estate. All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their inter- est. Given under my hand this 25th day of March, 1966 L. C. BRISCOE April 7-3-t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditors and Benefici- aries of the Estate of C. M. Kearns, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst the Estate of C. M. Kearns, deceased, whether, due or not are notified to exhibit same, with the vouchers thereof, [ legally verified to the undersign-I ed, at her office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia, on or before the the 24th, day of October, 1966; otherwise they may, by law be ex- cluded from all benefit of said estate. All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their inter est. Given under my hand this 25th day of March, 1966 L. C. BRISCOE April 7-3-t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditors and Benefici- aries of the Estate of Anne Lloyd Baylor, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst the Estate of Anne Lloyd Baylor, deceased, whether, due or not are notii ied to exhibit same, with the vouchers thereof, legatly verified to the undersign- ed, at her office in the Clemens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia, on or before the the 24th, day of October, 1966; otherwise they may, by law be ex- cluded from all benefit of said esta,te. All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their inter. est. Given under my hand this 25th day of March, 1966 L. C. BRISCOE April 7 -t. dated ~n. 1, l~ (al~lca~ to P.E. ~ l mr F lbon _ pm of A, eh eow Sptem Formerly Potomac Light And Power Co.