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q L OF JEFFERSON FAm ERS ADVOCATE APRIL 20, 1961 5---B Riots broke out at the Interwov en plant in Martinsburg, result- ing from a strike of four weeks. Two men and two women were in jured from a blast of a shot gun requiring treatment at a local hos pital. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1921 --From The Files of The--- Dr. Hopkins Gibson, a dentist OF JEFFERSON- FARMERS ADVOCATE of Shepherdstown was married in Baltimore, Md. to Mrs. Virginia r:.--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer Rouss Lee, daughter of the late Charles Broadway Ross of New York. AGO---1951 neth Feltner. The wedding of DIED: Near Bunker Hill, Mrs. Shirley Virginia Woodworth to Anna Boyer, widow of Aaron Boy Miller's bueist year mound was back Edgar C. Heckman was solemniz er and daughter of the late Wil- When he appeared in 41 ed in the Second Presbyterian liam and Mary Welsh; at Srafford the Hagerstown team Church, Carlisle, Pa. Pa. Horace Hoffmaster, formerly of this county; at her home at State League. Char- Summit Point, Mrs. Laura W. E1- 26 complete ball 20 YEARS AGO--1941 gin, wife of N. T. Elgin; at her a record of 20 wins a- DIED: At the home of her bro home in Sadalia, Mo. Mrs. Eliza- defeats, ther, R. L. Fowler, Kearneysville, beth Rissler, widow of the late John L. Hoff, the Arde- Mrs. Ella Lee Dunn; at his home Capt. William Rissler, formerly Home in Baltimore, near Halltown, T. Grove Henkle. of this county. Ada Elizabeth Starkey Died at his home in Millville, of her daughter Mrs. T. W. Va. Jimmie Lilla. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1901 near Charles Town; Clar MARRIED: At the home of the Albert Diehl of the firm of Kings Daughters bride near Summit Point by the Diehl Brothers, Charles Town, Rev. E. D. Vaughn, Miss Eliza- died at his home here. Mr. and Mrs. Roy beth Withers to Mr. Julian Glass Dr. John P. Bishop began the tLanson announces the cock also of Summit Point. construction of a brick dwelling of their son Harold Wil Thomas S. Heskitt, merchant of house 'on West Congress Street to Miss Doris Louise Rippon, purchased the Kanode Charles Town. Charles Town, Mass.; House, adjacent to the School Mose. and Mr. Ken House in Rippon. 70 YEARS AGO -- 1891 DIED: In Shepherdstown, Cor- nelius Yontz; at the home of Wff liam Ferguson in the county, Wil liam M. Jones; at the home of his brother, in Shepherdstown, Dr. Lane Butler of Beaver Creek Md. Charles Davis, a member of the Jefferson County Bar and re- Housekeeping I will sell at Public Sale, the siding in Harpers Ferry was ap- Articles, located at Reedson, W. Vs., on the Road pointed to a Clerkship in the Pen from Halltown to Shepherdstown, W. Vs., on sion Bureau at a salary of $1800 a sA year. James B. Washington, formerly TURDAY, APRIL 22, 1961 of this county was elected Dresi- BEGINNING AT. 11:00 O'CLOCK A.M. dent of the Somerset and Cam- FURNITURE, ETC. bria Railroad Company in Penn- sylvania. Refrigerator, A-1 shape; Estate 3-Burner Elec- Stove, A-1 shape; Electric Light, Extension T~ble and Iron Bed with Springs and Mattress; Double Bed Springs and Mattress; Bed Clothing, China Closet, Kitch- Cabinet, 2 Library Tables, About 3 Dressers, Chest of Wardrobe, Settee, Stands, Some Pictures, Old Mir- 01d Organ, 2 Oil Lamps, Mantel Clock, Straight P~ck Chairs; 2 Metal Porch Chairs, Window Screens, Linoleum Rugs, 12 Gauge Shot Gun, 4-B~wner Oil China Cupboard, China and Glassware, Cooking Uten- Pots and Pans; New Lard Cans, 2 50-Gal. Oil Drums; Tables, Garden Plow, Lawn Mower, Shovels, Digging Hand Saws, Brace and Bits, Lots of Other Articles are not mentioned. ~RMS:--CASH on Day of Sale. 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 MARRIED: In Zion Episcopal ChUrch, Charles Town by the Rev. W. M. Meade, Thos.D.. Ran- son to Miss Mary Alexander, dau- ghter of the late Dr. W. F. Alex- LL By Miss Dorothy Bowers Mrs. Lee Friend and daughter Miss Judy Olden of Riverdale, Md. were visitors Saturday after non at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Penwell and family. Sun- day afternoon visitors with the family were Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kimes of Charles Town. Mrs. Rose Courtney and Mrs. Eddie Ahalt of Ranson accompan ted Mrs. Marshall McAboy, Mrs. April 1 the couple will reside in Norfolk, Vs. Mrs. Royster is the granddaugh ter of Mrs. Bertha Merchant, Lib erty Street. Mrs. Riely Entertains Junior Garden Club With Arbor Day ProgranL The Shenandoah Juniorette Garden Club, sponsored by the Frances Fauver, Mrs, Winerd Shenandoah Garden Club met Bowers and grandson, Timothy April 4 at the home of Mrs. Man Muse to Fairfax, Vs. Wednesday where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Bean. Mrs. Fauver, Mrs. Bowers and Timothy remained overnight with the Beans return- ing home on Thursday. Wednes- day evening along with Mr. and Mrs. Bean they visited Mr. and Mrs. Hillary Bryant in Alexandria Vs. Mr, and Mrs. Lester Moler were visitors Tuesday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Roger Milbourne in Charles Town. Mrs. William Hoak Misses Esther Pope and Dorothy Bowers spent Thursday afternoon with hte Milbournes. Mrs. Gentry Muse and son Jim my of Leesburg, Vs. visited Mon- day afternoon with her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Alt- on Muse and sons. Mr. Hugh Muse and Miss Betty Casey also of Leesburg visited the family Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Parks son Michael and Mrs. Park's mo- ther, Mrs. Harold Goodwin of Charles Town were dinner guests Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. Ed- win Clevenger. Mrs. Bernard Ott spent Friday evening at the home of her son- and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Anders and family in Charles Town. Mrs. Nathaniel Gray Jr. and her daughter Mrs. David Penwell attended a Stanley Party Tues- day evening at the home of Mrs. Earl Kelican in Charles Town. Mrs. Alec Costello has returned to her home from the Charles Town General Hospital where she was a medical patient for several days and in several weeks expects ander of this county, to rerturn there for surgery. DIED: At Duffields, Mrs. Cor- Mr. Newton Penwell, Misses bins E. Neill, wife of Lewis Neill Carolyn and Mac Penwell of Ran- in Charles Town, Mrs. Elizabeth son were dinner guests Sunday of Willis, wife of Thomas H. Wil- his son and daughter-in-law Mr. Its. and Mrs. David Penwell and fam A food relief committee report i!Y. ed that the sum of $4518.61 had Visitors during the past week at been raisd and distributed for the the home of Mr. and Mrs. William relief of flood sufferers along the Hoak have been Mr. and Mrs. Bill ning Smith. Following the reading of the minutes by Becky Pestunt, secre tary a business meeting was con-~ ducted by the president, Robin Huyett. Plans were made to par- ticipate in the Shenandoah-Poto- mas District Daffodil Show. An interesting program about Arbor Day was given by Mrs. Leeds Riely. At the conclusion of her talk the club decided to plant a tree on Arbor Day with the en- J tire club participating. Mrs. Smith served delicious re- freshments during the social per ted following the meeting. COUNTRY HAM, TURKEY SUPPER AT MIDDLEWAY ON APRIL 22 5:00 P. M. Country Ham and Turkey sup- per will be held at the Mtddleway Methodist Church, Saturday, Ap- ril 22, beginning at 5:00 P. M. Adults $1.25 and children 60 cents. Benefit of the building fund. NORMAN E. KISNER INSURANCE AGENCY Office City Building Telephone 552 Charles Town, W. Va. I .|"iATIOllWIDE ~ MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY | ~..'~-.,.~', MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMP~ I |'~'- LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY t Home Office: Columbus. Ohlo JOHN He FRAZIER Shenandoah River. County Recorder Fayman opera K. CAVALIER, Auetionee~r. ed his office in Charles Town af. ter the offic6 It, d been in Shep- W. MOORE, Clerk. berdstown for past six years. REAL ESTATE ~our Room House and 3/4 Acre ~f Land Will Be Sokl tt 1:00 O'Clock. Al~l 13 axtd 2()- ~t. Circuit Clerk Chapline failed to 9ome to Charles Town fearing vie lence from the people of Shep- herdstown if he did. Most youngsters think there are only three seasons in the year baseball, football and basketball m We're ALL OVER TOWN MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE GETTING THE MESSAGE switching to Mercury Meteor because III "Looks more expensive than it is,. :s "The low-price turned the trick. .s, "The self-service features will save trouble and expense..." "First low-price ear we found that's really comfortable and quiet..." "It's solid as a battleship ." $a "Has the nicest in eriors we caw, o. "Never believed such a roomy cat could handle so easily..." "I expect to save a lot of money on upkeep..." "I got a far better Bowrs and son Stephen, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Bowers and Mrs. The mas Garrison of Charles Town and Mr. William Hoak Jr. of Uv- ills. Mr. Wayne Welty of Engle spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Poacher and their sons Clif- ton and Allen. Mrs. William Hoak, Mrs. Lester Moler and Miss Esther Pope visi- ted Mrs. Florence Pope and Mrs. Bertha Morgan at the Locust Grove Rest Home in Bolivar, Wed nesday afternoon. Mrs. Hoak, Mrs. Frank Simons son Michael and Miss Dorothy Bowers spent Friday afternoon in Hagerstown, Md. Mr. Jerry Cotta of Charles Town was a weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Muse and sons. Mrs. Winerd Bowers and Mrs. Frances Fauver were dinner guests Friday of their brother-in law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Carl Clark in Clearbrook, Vs. and also visited their brother and sister- in-law Mr. and Mrs. Wilco Mc- Aboy in Kernstown. Mrs. Fauver returned to her" home in Seven Fountains, Va. on Sunday after a ten day visit with her sister. Family visitors at the home of Mrs. Nathaniel GrayJr.. included Mrs. Martin Grimes and family, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dinges of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Jos- eph aRnalli and family of MillC yille, Mr. and Mrs. David Penwell and family, Mrs. Charles Gray and daughters of Halltown. Deb ra and Marts Grimes were din. nor guests of their grandmother. Mr. Paul Trussell of Chambers- burg, Pa. spent the weekend with his brother Mr. Albert Trussell. Mrs. kitoff Muse and son Tim. othy, Mrs. Frances Fauver and Mrs. Winerd Bowers spent Satur- day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Bowers and son Bruce. Royster.Renner Rites Occur In Episcopal Church in Alexandria The wedding of Miss Ellen ise Renner, daughter of Mr. Mrs. Edward H. Rennet, Alexan- dria, Vs. and Mr. Robert Lee RoY ster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elvin $2.50 Per Week rhe "Master" --America's finest washer, yet it cost only $189.95. Easy to pay for. Holds more; keeps water hot longer; washes faster, cleaner. Saves work and time. See it now! CHARLES TOWN GAS CO., INC 114 North Charles St. Charles Town, W. Va. No other monument can be "just as good" as a Rock of Ages" PAYING FOUR TWO LIVING KITCHEN WITH DINING FULL BASEMENT ONLY BUILT ON YOUR LOT ,, .:,:.: