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Brethern Church there; Harry R lights are to be paid by residents~ Tharpe of Pittsburg, Pc. and Miss I being served by them Each' ~,L~,, Edna E. Bashline of Rimersburg,~ home owner should help in the om 4"/O t Pc., in the Presbyterian parson- lighting expenses on their respec- I~lll age in Callersburg, Pa. tire streets. There are some Died" . Mrs Gertrude Lewis!twenty lights in the town and in- Ralsto-n, daug~hter-of the late Mr. come for these has not been suf-i and Mrs Charles H Lewis of ~icient to cover the light bill each I M~;erstown at the home of her month. Bloodmobile Vlslt m i d~u~hter ~Irs Richard Brook in June was discussed and memhersl Rich~'mond Va" Hu-h S Mo'ler from other Ruritan clubs in the] 10 YEARS AGO 10:Mrs. George Win. Pearl, Balti- 57. at hi's home in Bakertonl county, were present to form a] |more, Md. and "Clamark" Hall- (~lvao ~. Baurm, 78, in Kings Dau committee to help get blooddo-[ -The Jefferson County Board ofttwn, to Ensign Joseph Swinner ~,'~l~er"~"14os~ita"l" Martinsbur~, nora for this visit. The club de- Education asked for bids from'l~napp or., oz wyman rarKway. ~' Messrs* Marshall and Smith~'two ~dedch t~uriattends :hevaBasPet~vt.i Contractors on new elemen-1 Died:- James ~Tanmin JenKins young veterans of World War i~ ~ "1 tary setlool in Shepherdstown and~ 49, of Ranson in a highway acci- II opened a movie hOUlS~ in the "~isitors at the meeting from I ca additions to the existing high l dent near Charles Town; Mrs. ~ormer ~amouc scnoo house m ......... SChool there [ Lillian Estella Via, 74, of Ranson, Ha er Ferr other cmos were t:amo l~urns,, Richarn J" Glass Jr resi~nedla native of Jefferson County, in rp s y. Harry Puster, Graham Bullock,] as vocatmna'l agricultu're teacher IFranklin Square Hospital in Balti an YE~AGO 4a and Mr. Van Camp. There beingI at the Charles Town Hiuh School [ more, Md.; Mrs. Nellie Florence ..... ~ no further business the club was] Fire destroyed a barn with adiourned ] Warren Smith, 17 year old son[Tmblin, 58, at her home in Rip- horses and colts in it, on the Lee :~ = ...... / of Charles Smith of Charles Town [ pen ......... lvir aria lvirs unarms rsrown~ was winner of the W. Va. Key[ Produce retail prices; Chuck fo~:o;hoefS~umrml~P~om~n_umggs ~arm ownea oy ~. ~. ulnas ner~"n guests ~'~ A,,~O'of Mrs.~Oh~Betty ...... Jack~onm, I Club District Oratorical Contest]roast, 29 cents a pound; frying a _ pe. _ e _ g..- in Williamsport, Md., on Sunday, /l eld in Huntington. [ chickens 37 and 39 cents a pound ram, uroppea to zY aegrees w~m ,~ri~ .~ . Married:-Miss Helen Virginia [butter, 65 and. 67 cents a lb.; outdamage to ~U:teCreP~'aduat AMr. "Francis Sloat, of Balti- ~nkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs/oranges, cents a uoz. __,v o,,=~,,=Ldf . .P .... g_ g " more, Md, spent the weekend rvin Jenkins of Ranson to Mr.I ~ mg cross nan in'/ memoers . ' ouuge w. 1-1. ttouger~, m a cas~ R .qI,~ ~harles M. Fauble of Knoxville, ] 20YEARS AGO 20 .............. _" __ _ with hm parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. d., in the First Baptist Church I Married: . Thomas E. Lake of in Berkeley County, held that cut ........ Brunswick, Md.; Miss Mary Lou:[ Millville and Miss Katie Gordon tmg cedar trees as a means of P.T.A. Meeting lse Pearl, daughter of Mr and/of Winchester, in First United curbing cedar rust in orchards The Junction Parent Teachers was constitutional. 60 YEARS AGO 60 Died: In Cumberland, Md., Virginia Lee Johnston, formerly a Miss Neill of Duffields, and widow of Prof. William Johnston; in Charles Town, Wm. H. Gilbert Association met at the school house on Wednesday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m., with 10 members pres- ent. In the absence of Mr. Kelley, the president, Mr. Iley Weller presided. Minutes and treasurer's report from last meeting were read and Baltimore, Md., Mr. and Mrs. JimI Mrs. Fred Jenkins, of Rockville, SPIRIT- OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE Nicewarner and childhen, Kay, l Md. .... THURSDAY, APRIL 14, lO66 C---5 Terry and Michael, Mr. and Mrs. ~r. and Mrs. ~:arl Haw~ ann ~ . ..... Freddie RanalRli and children,' daughter, Linda, of Ro.ckville ................. Godfrey, Debbie and Freddie, Md were dinner uuests on Easter uaray, at ~iuviue. ann ~r. Lee no~inson mo~orea Jr., Mrs. Nelson Whittington, of -~ tb'o"' ~rmor'~- ~a~hor~" Mr~ ~ N ~i Mrs. Estella Rickles .... and daugh- [ to tIarr~sburg Sunday and visited Millville and Russell Layman, Jr. I t~Iaw~k~ -'~-~"Mrs N'et't~e' St'a'ubs" "l ter, Norma Jean, of Charles t relatives, Sunday dinner guests of Mr. I ~,.~ ~,~ ~.~,~h ....a ~-n ~Town spent the weekend with the [ The Democracy Class of and Mrs. J. T. Longerbeam were imeha~d ,e Murtin~h~,rc~ wore ~ormer's par ms, ~r. ann ~urs. Charles Town High .chool me- Mr. and Mrs. Norman James, Mr. ] v"is~it'or's' Tuesda"y'~o*f'~the~r aunt Humphrey Wilt.t " tored to Washington, D. C., Wed- ~ranvel Longerbeam and chil-land uncle, Mr. and Mrs. G.C. Visitors with Mrs. Sarah Gar. | nesday. Those from Chestnut dren, Granville, Jr., Clayton and[ Pearl rett Sunday were Mr. and Mrs.~ Hill were Miss Linda Piper, Miss Faye and Mrs. Dora Mac Kelican, i Mr." and Mrs. Elmer Jackson Charles Longerbeam and family, ~ Beverly Peer and Miss Mac Sandra, Brenda, Dickie Kevin~and family, of Baltimore, Md., af Washington, D. C., Mrs. Pau-| Shupp. and Terry, of Bolivar, Mr. and wewre dinner guests on Easter of line Alger, of Ransofl, Mr. and l Mr, and Mrs. William Longer- Mrs. Harry Longerbeam and chil- the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Garrett and Mrs.| beam and family, of Charles dren, Donna, Jean and Randy, of Mrs. Charles Jackson. Georgia Piper. , | Town, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin tan- Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Easter Morning Services , , Mr. and Mrs. Granville Mercer| caster and daughter, Diane, were Longerbeam and children, Tom- Easter morning at .11 o clock, and family, of Shenandoah June-| dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and my, Linda, Kathy and Diana, of services were held oy.tne presi~: tion, were dinner guests Sunday| Mrs. Perry Lancaster. Engle, and Mr. and Mrs. Frankie mg emer, ~ev ~r KoaerlcK, 0~ r er' e~t r a d/ . . . ". . _ of the fo m s ..~her, M~. _n_. ~---- Longerbeam and daughters, Tra-~agersmwn, ~vta., ann a wonaer- Mr~ .T~hnnio Mor~or [ cey and Robin, of Ranson. ful message was well rendered to "'*Mr-and"Mrsi-Eu~'ene Wilt and| r,~ Tfl CblilIN'lt ql|tlfl/~V Mr. Ted Johnson, a student at a good attendance. A lovely spray . :_._ .~._...s ..... 7__ | ~ ~ ~n~ ,~'~ West Virginia University, spentof flowers formed a beautiful set- aaugnmr, ~muy, ~w~ss ~maa r'~per' the Easter holidays with his par- ting at the altar. Several were cuts, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph John- given in remembrance of Mr. G. ._.L. .............. W. Wilt who recently passed TIiI~ ATLANTIU 5k'KII~LT son. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson away. l l (~ ~ I | and children, Sherry Lou, Lynda, Mr. and Mrs. William Longer- II ~ ~ A 1 Beth, Ann Jennifer and Mitchell, beam and family, of Charles ~ ' ~ n -- -- of Richnmnd, Va., and Mr. and Town, were dinner guests on Eas- Mrs. Dewey Meadows, Jr., and ter of the latter's parents, Mr. ~ ~ children, of Laurel, Md., spent the and Mrs. Perry Lancaster. LO I 1 ~l~ weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Dew. Visitors with Mr. and Mrs. ey Meadows. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Meadows and children were Sun- day guests. Jerry Fritts returned to Rich- mond with Mr. and Mrs. Johnson for a vacation. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ballenger were George Talton and family and Mrs. Georgia Piper Sunday were Mrs. Clayton Talton and son, Al- bert, of Hamilton, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Estelle Wilt, of Charles Town, and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Everhart, of Silver Grove. Mr. and Mrs. George Talton LEESBURG SALES PAVILION LEESBURG, VIRGINIA 15 Min. from Dulles Airport 45 Min. from Washington, D. C. 25 BULLS--most are service age, sons of famous bulls SHOP Fl IDAY And SATURDAY LOOK TO LEGGETT'S In '66 CHARLES TOWN STORE Always FREE*- PARKING For' CUSTOMER$ Your "Man" In Service Wifl Appreciate THE He'll want to keep informed of hap- penings at home and news of his friends and neighbo while away. The best way to help him do this is to near Leetown, John I. Fleming, approved. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Lanaham, and family were visitors Sunday 58 years old. It was reported that the school St., of Halltown, Mr. and Mrs. evening of their uncle and aunt, William Trapnell, formerly of signs have been erected An- Gerald tiames and children, Cyn- Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kent, of Charles Town, patented a signal nouncement of annual covered tma and Jerry, of Brownswlie, Hamilton, Va. Mr. Kent just re- which he sold to the Hall Signal dish supper for members and tvid., Mrs. Eleanor Markie, of turned home from Loudoun Hos- Company for $5,000. families on Wednesday, April 13, Statements published by the at 6:30 p.m.P.T.A, will purchase National Gitizens Bank of Charles turkeys and members are asked Town showed deposits of $187, 319.34; the Farmers and Met- chants Deposit Co. had $291,346. 95 in deposits The Bullskin Mill, near,Kable- town including a mill, a brick dwelling and 16 acres of land, was sold by the McCurdy heirs to Mrs. William Elliott for $1,200. to bring covered dishes. There being no further busi- ness the meeting was adjourned and those present enjoyed a film on safety shown by Mrs. Cyrus Moler. Delightful refreshments in keeping with St. Patrick's Day were served by Mrs. Pat Miller and Mrs. Luther Crady. ~harles Town, twrs. Harrison tan- pital of Virginia from where he anam, Jr., of Winchester, Va., and suffered a heart attack. We are Harmson Lanaham, a student at Shepherd College, Shepherds- town. Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Kelican were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kelican and children, Vivian, Rickie and Jackie, of Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald ~l~ Clark and children, Melody, Tom- my and Scott, of Middleway, and Mr. and Mrs. Abner Whitmer Mrs. Dora Mac Kelican and chil- 80 YEARS AGO 80 and children, of Alexandria, Va., dren. Ma~'ried: . Near Summit Point spent the weekend with her moth- The Patrons Day dinner was by the Rev. W. G. Eggleston, Sam er, Mrs. Lewis Sager. held at the Elementary School at uel J. Kundler to Miss Anna B. Mr. James Graves, of Perry Millville on Thursday, April 7. Shewbridge, daughter of John Point, Md., spent the weekend After dinner the students of First Shewbridge. Capt. Bolivar Ward, formerly of Harpers Ferry, resigned as a guard at the Richmond, Va. pen- itentiary. Miss Lillian Myers Demonstration Club Meets The Jefferson Home Demon- stration Club met at the home of Mrs. Fred Hosfeld Tuesday after- noon with Mrs. Harris Tomlin co. hostess. Devotions were led by Mrs. Lu- ther Rodgers who red the Easter story from Luke. The club sang "Alleluia." The lellos, "A N.ew Design of West Virginia Meauty," was presented by Mrs. Mary Grayson, In discussing commu- nity beauty she said the appear. ance of a community reflects the character of the people. An at- tractive community is not ob- tained overnight but is the result of planning of many people and organization . An attractive com- munity provides a pleasant place to work, live aand play. Well kept houses and yards add to the appearance of community land- scaping public buildings adds beauty and interest. Roadside send him the SPIRIT-ADVOCATE parks attract visitors. Every community should begin with a "Clean Up" program f~ every day. its homes, streets and roads. discussion of the lesson followed During the business meeting USE COUPON BELOW TO START THE committee reports were given. "The Annual Penny for Friend- PAPER TO HIM ship" collection was taken by Mrs. ........ Tomlin. Mrs. Paul Miller, Mrs. Luther R0dgers, Mrs. Tomlin, Mrs. Virts and Mrs. Hosfeld dem- The Spirit:Advocate onstrated new "gadgets." Po O. Box 231 ! Thirteen members were pres- ent, two visitors, Mrs. Luther Charles Town, W. Va. Griffith and Mrs. Melanie Mauck. The next meeting will be held [ at the home of Mrs. W. B. Ham- Please Start The Spirit-Advocate To mond, on May 3, at 2 p.m. Plants will'be exchanged at the May [ 'l meeting" Name ..................................... Mr. and Mrs. Alan Welch, of Bethesda, Md., spent the weekend Serial No ................................... ] with her sister, Mrs. Mary Gray- i son. A ...................... , Miss Agnes Fenton, of Balti- ddress " more Md., is visiting her sister, I Mrs. Cabel Tapscott. Ruritan Club Meets ........................................... I Mr. John Cooper. Jefferson Signed ........................ I ~mml m I ~mm~ County Health Department, pre- sented a very Lnteresting program for the Junction Ruritan Club at the regular monthly meeting Monday evening at the Commu- nit Center This was an interest- ing program and club members and their families gained much- information on bow to prevent fires ifi the home. ~r. Cooper emphasized the dan- ger n overloading wiring, use of ~hlaSS containers for gasoline, and e importanceof keeping trash away from storage areas. He stat- ed that fires are caused by three factors---men, women, and chil- dren. Ray Seal, president, conducted the business meeting. Items of business discussed included street Lightsin the Junction. After some discussion the club members not- ,ed that the expease of the e 1 Year -- $5.00 - Plus 15ets. Tax in W. Vs. (Payable In Advance) with his children and sister, Miss Pat Graves. Mrs. Gary Sager has returned home after having been confined to the Charles Town General Hos- pital for the past two weeks. Her many friends are glad to know and Second, Third and Fourth and Fifth and Sixth Grades pre. sented their annual spring musi- cal program which was very much enjoyed by all in attend- ance. Mrs. Glenn Wiltshire and son, she is getting along nicely. Gary, spent several days this Mr. and Mrs. Junior Wright week with her parents, Mr. and and family, of Richmond, Va., Mrs. Marshall Tomblin, of Har- spent the weekend with his moth- pers Ferry, Rt. 2. er, Mrs. Clarence Wright. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Whittington Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Summons I and children, Hope cud Robby, of and children, of Washington, Baltimore, Md., spen~ the week- spent Sunday with her parents, end with tthe former's mother, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Boyd. Mrs. Nelson Whittington Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Ryman and family visited her sister, Mrs. Charles Dudley, in Balti- more, Md. last weekend Mr. Ralph Ferrell who has se- sured a Government job in Wash- ington spent Easter with his par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Ferrelt. Miss Dorothy Lake Mrs. Mary Wiltshire spent the weekend with her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Mor- ris Kain, of Harpers Ferry. Sunday Guests Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs Moss Ranalli were Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Ranalli, Jr., and children, of Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. Doug Minnick and Mr. and Mrs. Larkins and daughter, Jen. nifer, of Martinsburg, and Mrs. Merle Wilt, of Harpers Ferry, Rt. 2, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Whittington and children, Hope and Robby, of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Mills, of Fairfax, Va, were recent Sunday guests of the latter's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Dillow, Sr. Mr. Waugherman, of Emmits- burg, Md., and Miss Rebecca Lilla spent Sunday with the latter's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Bill King, of Laurel, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Waugherman, of Emmitsburg, Md., and Miss Re- becca Lilla spent Sunday with the latter's aunt and uncle, Mr. and ~vtrs. Bill King, of Laurel, Md. Mrs. Georgia Pearl Mr. and Mrs. Neil Slusher and family, of Ranson, were dinner guests on Easter of Mrs. Edith Garrett. 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