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known estate near Leesbm'g also on the plantation of John Yates of I SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON rAeMZeS ADVOCATE to be opened for Gordon Week on Walnut Grove. At his death the ,~,,.,,on.~ *n,)TT ,)~ 10~U ~--.H the same days. Belgrove is reached ! ! house and adjoining land passed [ lnu~2,., 2~r~u~ .o, .... ., .- by ta2Ang country road No. 699 on ] L~.,,m ,=e . to his daughter, Anne, wife of the [~~ I the western edge of Leesburg and imr% It ~{ |',iS l~..v. William T. Leavell. It was Ices reported that the new flag2oole giRia Tea. Miss Rachel ~D'der had I is r ottarge af ,the program ~nd her ' " " middle "~rtion ela the original ]~t the ElementazT Schoo , early I ............ ' " r mon ~ll su'0ject, ~ts, '.M.USlC .in ~,.:olonlal I den tm~rs were also discussed and plantation. In 1868 Mr. Leavell ]for dedication. l~bas ce e y [r~o,,~,, ~4~ .~,,,a~r r~,~ exerrax ~nterest i~ the and completed in 1822. It is an ].~,~ ~,~ ~,~nnint~a ~,~r ~ ~t.~ added .the Amerzcan Gothic front, ]be observed by the Pack Horse i f,w~ ~ ~.r~r ~.rit.,, ~v xAr~ss Am- entennial in 1961, and [to be held in the Victorian Room the hall stairs and rooms to the Fk)rd Chapter an ~he neaz future. [and~ Titus In 1924 o'a the same architecture of its period )r marking the a~n~: exceptionally fine example of resi- ;he John Brown a'a and'is notable for the exquisite de i at Shepherd College, as well as ~or r!ght of the .front door, and b~-]Mmk,~..~_nk, ]3uckles will attend [subject. Ithe nther hnmes and .~ardens Con gn~ his Iamlly mere zo live. Tne [H;e lsetbi~[xti oJ[~,lB~ ;L* Wt~uuS- | Ferry in October 1959 tail of both its exterior and in- One of the handsomest and Shepherdsto~n at which new o " - ......................... K W I tributions were received to defray present owner ~s a dweet descen- ton as a delegate and Mrs. . . m estate, Rockland, terior woodwork. Rockland is pros most fascinating antiques in the cers were elected and Mrs. H. B. ] the cost of refreshments dent of John YeSes. She is the [ Eu,tsler will attend She West Vir- I ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY added signififcance, ently ocupied by the great grand community is the Queen Anne MeGormack of Winchester, Va. ~ Re rts were received from the author of "The Shenandoah" one i ge Rust was superin- tire place has the atmosphere that ted 'by Mrs. Fletcher from a fore- Mrs. H. H. Williams. of Shop- State Conve~tion held m White " DR, "/ERA" FISCHER, Optometrist'- Uhe arsenal and arms can be imparted only by contin- bear, Capt. John Dorr, who car- herdstown was named club :pros- Sulphur Springs, wi~h 'Mrs. H.H. "---_ _ _ tarpers Ferry 'for the uous family ownership The antiq- ried it in a sailing vessel ~rom ident; Mrs. S. H. Stone vice-pros tWill, Jams general chairman mak- ~ ~ R M~finn Hdd At [m EYES EXAMINED -- GLASSES FITTED ~[ i~ring the administrat ue .furniture and furnishings, the Massachusetts to China to. have ident; Mrs. F. G. Welsi~ans, sec- ling bile report. 'Mrs. F. G. Wel- ~. ,-!.., ,~,,,,.,..~ . [][I Hours:---9:45 - 5:00--Closed Tuesday and Thursday ~n dent Andrew Jackson, chin.a, glass, silver and portraits, it "japanned" The decoratmn as retary" and Mrs W B Hammond ]shans]Mrs. 'RalphChairman of theBurkhart PageScha~rman. and . Im~ OPEN Friday Evenings_. Until 9"00 P. . M. , o 1837 And now the will satisfy the most exacting coin still in excellent condition and the treasurer " . ....... .... ..o Mrs F0rrest Suckles Phone 785 112 S. Charles St. Charlea Town, W. V~ R and Mrs. Stanley N. nesseurs, brasses all original. In her" tAtlk, Mrs. McCormack ............ ....... ............ ui. ill ;kland is among the Takes Name From Rocks A folder giving all the details of said +,.hat Narcissus had been ry Dutrow and Mrs. A. S. Lucca, .] - i who also assisted wt ,the conven- The regular monthly meeting of .... e Leesburg (Va.) area Rockland takes its name from the tour is available by writing known before 100 B. C., but the ]tlo~n gave reports ........ the Pack Horse Ford Chapter N. i to the public during the outcroppings of conglomerate Mrs. Burdette S. Wright, Locust flower has been improved ~ntil , " , ;S D A R. was held on Thursday [~ Historic Garden rock, one of the characteristics of Hill, Leesburg, Va. there are now more than ten I Flower arrangements 'Salute night at 'the home of Mrs For- ~=~ ~ ~ ~=~ - - ~ ~=~ located on Route 15 that section of Loudoun County. ~ t'housand varieeuies. She s~id ion- ]To Spring" were judged with Mrs. :res~ Buckles with the Re~ent ~ ~ ~ ~ i | ~ North of Leesburg. Mrs. Brown has been particularly m e~ ,~ , #~#~ quils are of the narcissus family Paul Miller receiving first Mrs ' - . ] ..... ": .. "~Mrs W. R. Theatcher presiding, i ~tma~i i | ] ~a~ ~ ~ | Come by the Point ofsuccessful in her planting around Je.ers0n omy uur Being hardy and easy to grow, Inenry burrow secona ann Mrs. ~" .. ' _ . ... ; ~e Will find it on the and among the rocks. Iris, wild col they increase rapidly and are a- IR C Greenland third l "me meeung was openea w~n ...... !.--L--.~ ,L __ Uhe road marked withumbine ,and a variety of spring ~,m m ,P mm ,~t m mong the most favored Spring ] "Mrs S H Stone won a red Ithe D. A. R. ritual followed by the ~tldlU- ~p~ I1"1111-111~1~ Ill- ~ Club's well known flowering bulbs ~ncluding daffo- UUO I0 flare L0yere0 flowers Mrs. McCormack stated. ]ribbon" in" the composition class- salute to the flag. Mrs. A. S. Lu- the~" Theslaveresidence,gardensgUeStgar dils and some of the rarer and less A discussion on publishing of ] no blues were awarded. ,: .... Authorized Jobber For , ,ands mav all be vial- widely (lsed flowers. The grayish h|e~ ~mm~ ~ms|~ the club history was also held at I For horticulture specimens dis- rock makes a perfect setting forVI~)II JU~;/ /llUgJ the meeting, and it was decided ]played Mrs. Du,trow r@ted first, hD ~ T D~:|'r~:~ lrday, Sunday after- :the gay spring flowers. Gardeners to study the various ways it can ] Mrs. 'Williams second and Mrs. Mn. N. I. flN=||N=fl MOnday, April 18, 19 will .~ind much of interest in theJefferson County Republican be published. Mrs. Lottie Schnei-IIkenberry third. ~,,~ ,~n~, ,,c~m wide variety of trees, shrubs and Club members, friends and mem-der, who compiled the history re- I Miss Mitchell served coffee, pun~UI ~Y~blA~I~Z ng Rust $amily res- plant material used on these ex- hers of the county Republican cently, reported she had received ]ch, assorted sandwiches, cake and ...... .... Federal Period was I tensive grounds. League of Women to hold a additional material and asked that ]nuts from a beautifully appointed ~][ ~ In [h~|~ [~va~ on the place Belgrove is another widel covered dish supper Friday, April a commit;tee be ~ppointed to assist Itable. Mrs. O. S. Ikenberry presi- ,, ,,, ~w .,, v.,,,,,,,, .... ,. 24. her with ~his project. Ided at the Coffee and Mrs. S. ~. AFTERNOON and NIGHT This social affair is scheduled toPlans for the House and Gar- iStone the 'punch. start at 6:30 p. m. in bhe second From 1:00 to 7:00 P. M. [LECTRIO FREEZER I. this big 13 cubic-foot freezer, the door alone holds 83 pounds of freez~ foods. Shelves are adiustable too. MODEL HU-13R 202 Only $' CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Purr to a roar, smooth listening is yours at all times latest hearing-seeing duct - a slim-trim eyeglass Only eyeglass hearing aid with exclusive AVC (Auto- Control) to soften sudden, loud noises. Fashion-thin men and women..Also latest "Tuck-A-Way" styles Who don't wear glasses. COME IN. SEE AND HEAR FOR YOURSELF-- ROY B. FURR, Manager Phone Hagerstown REgent 3-3242 or Charles Town 825 Housekeeping I will sell at Public Sale the Articles, located on Jefferson Avenue, just off State 340. also about ~ mile East of Charles Town, W. SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 1959 REGINNING AT I0:00 O'CLOCK A. M. HOLD FURNITURE, ETC. Iron Beds with springs and mattresses; Single Vaattress; Dressers, Oak Chest of Drawers, Bed Lin- Living Room Suite, 5 Dth~nKRoom Chairs, Walnut cry Old; Mirror, Very Old; Oak Table, Small Frigid- new; I. II. C. Deep Freeze, A-1 shape; Spartan Tele- e new; Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machine; Wizard 4-Burner Oriole Gas Stove, Electric Toaster, Mower, Westinghouse Washing Machine, Mot~r, Desk, Library Table, 2 Small Stands, 2 Floor Lights, Ironing Board, Kitchen Stool, Kitchen Cabinet, ~tensils, Pots and Pans, Some China and Glassware, Trunks, Clothes Basket, Pictures, Books, 3 Cush- th Room Scales, Tool Chest and Tools, 38-Caliber Repeater Rifle, Vise, Garden Plow, Wheelbarrow, Rake, Step Ladder, Some Lumber, Lots of Other that are not mentioned. V. BUSH kSll. MRS. MARY MILLER, Auctioneer. MOORE, Clerk. 16 and 23- 2t. floor assembly room ef the Funk houser Building, Ransom Cooper McQuilkln. club presi- dent, swid tha~ baked ham, rolls, coffee would be ~furnished by the club and those attending would supplement the menu with the individuals' own choice of food. Pact of ~e entertainment pro- gram will be one or more short movies provided by the Republi- can Congressional Comml,ttee and are to present interesting subjects. Friday night's affair is the first social event of the year sponsor ed by the Repa~lican Club. ~kTTEND CHURCH SUNDAY I I STETSON HATS Many Styles At TOWN AND COUNTRY CLOTHIERS NEWI. in Wall.Tex ..d MATCHING FABRICS Now in one visit you can plan an entire room--walls, draperies, slip covers, bedspread, even shower curtains---with the swift, sure touch of a decorator! Come see Match Makers in WALL-Tzx wall canvas and Matching Fabrics! Beautiful! BOWERS WALL PAPER STORE 25th Anniversary CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. TELEPHONE 486 April 23 and May 7- 2t. i YOU NEED ! PDOT'E' iON, T00' : Latest FBI reports show m that Burglary haa in- s creased more than a~y mmother major crime with m 590,000 offenses annually. m Our Broad Form Personal mmTheft policy will protect you against this and many mm other types of theft losa. m Call us about it. H. S. CLO ER, JR. Insurance, Real :Estate and Bonds Formerly W. Berry Grove Agency 120 E. Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. Telephone 216 The quotations of The Blue l~i'dge Livestock Sales at Charles Town Monday, April 20, 1959. Receipts of cattle, hogs and cal- ves heavy with a good demand for ,all classes cattle and calves. Feature of sale was prime veal $40.00; spring la~r~bs top $27.70; choice steers $30.20. Choice 'butoher steers $29.00 to 30.20; good butcuher steers 27.50 to 29.00; plain to .medium steers 24.- 00 to 27.00; choice butcher heifers 27.00 ~o 27.60; good ~butcher heif- ers 24.00 .to 26.50; plain to med- ium hei,fers 19.00 ,to 23.00; good 'bulls none; ,plain to medium bulls 20.00 to 24.00; commerciM cows 21.00 to 22.25; utility cows 19.50 to 20.75; canners and cutters 19.- 25; down; cows by ~he head up to 215.00; sleeker and ~feeder steers medium u.p .to 31.75; stock heifers and bulls by the ,head up to 171.- 00. Choice to prime calves 37.00 ~o 40.00; good butcher calves 32.00 to 36.00; medium butcher calves 26.- 00 'to 31.00; thin calves 25.00 down heavy calves 250 0to 34.00; choice lambs 26.00 to 27.70; good lambs 24.00 to 25.75; lambs wool 22.00 down; butcher ewes 6.50 to 10.30; stock ewes per head none; Good butoher hogs 17.25 to 17.90 medium buteher hogs 16.95 to 17.- 25; heavy bu,tc~er hogs 15.00 ~to 17.00; butcher sows 14.50 down; heavy eeeders and light butcher 'hogs 17.00 to 20.00; shoats per hundred 25.50 ~h~wn; pigs ,per head 16.50 down; heavy boars 10.25 to 11.50; stags 14.00 down; sows and pigs 80.0 0to\ 110.00; stock boars 15.00 to 20.50. Miscellaneous sales start 11 : 00 A.' M.-Livestock sales 1:30 p. m. each Monday. By Mrs. Lena Ambrose. Charles Jackson of Charles Town spent the weekend with his grandmother Mrs. WIamie Ma~in. Miss Dorrene Gageby spent Fri :day night with WIiss Sara Link near ~hepherdstown. IMr .and Mrs. Harry Breeden and Samily of Summit Point spent Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Mar- vin Breeden and family. Mrs. Annie Costello and son A1 len and l~aymond Dillow all of Halltown were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hock and sons Sunday. :Mrs .Edith Welty of She:nan- doa h Junction was supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Welty and Mrs. Ruth Clegg Sunday evening. Miss Beverly Bragg of Wash- tng~n spent the weekend here wi,th her parents FMr. and Mrs. John Bragg. Billy Hoak and Kay Bragg yeas among the Senior Class of Har- ~ers Ferry High School who went on ~heir ~rip to New York which they all enjoyed. Mrs. Paullne Cogle, Jay and Bruce Hoak ,was housed last week wi,t~ the measles. Qui,te a few children here have had Vhem al- ready. Mr. Harry Breeden and family moved last week from The Gibson ~,arm near The Fort Drive In to Du Pent "40, Outside, White It's sell,cleaning~scientJfi,aJiy formulated to Stay wSite~l Sheds dirt, dust, and soot wit~ every rain ! Renews its jud-lmtnted 10oM Stays beautiful for years. PEOPLES SUPPLY PHONE 17 CHARLES TOWN,:W. VA. Buy ther'paint that's worth the work a house on Mr. James Myers place. He will work for Mr. ,Myers. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Pendley and sons of Jefferson. Md. were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hock and sons. iMiss Maude Han, ison and Mr. Joe Hines of Sandy Hook visited Mr. and Mrs. David G~geby and family Sunday afternoon. Cl~,f~on Peaeher of Halltown spent Saturday with Wayne and Charles Welty. Historic Media To Be One Of County Homes In rden Tour One of the charming historic homes in Jefferson County which will be included in the Fifth An- nual House and Garden tour to be staged Saturday and Sunday April 25-26 under sponsorship of the Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council will be Media. the .home of Julia Davis Heaty, daughter of the la~e Julia Yates McDonald and John W. Davis, Democratic nominee for President in 1924 and Ambassador to the Court of S,t. James in President Woodrow Wil- son's administration. The house grew. rather than having been built. The present lie ing room .and the room above it were once a two-story log cabin 107 South Charles trtet Telephone 519.M EVERY THURSDAY O),~m,.n,411~ o,~is, n41~m, o.anl~)41~ CALL World's largest termite control service FREE INSPECTION Local Texminix Representative HICRY SUPPLY CO., INC. 114 South George, Street Telephone 47 Charles Town, W. Va. We'#e proud to carry the complete line of these high quality passenger ear, truck and farm tires. Yon'U find we have just what you freed [Of every kind of ervlce. Our stocks include new TUBELESS and ALL-NYLON cord tires as weU as conventional constructions We're eager to help you get the most value for your money- the best in safety, mileage, riding comfort and economy. Stop in to s us todmy! AN AUTHORIZED DEALER IS READY TO SERVE YOU. PHONE 375 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. AND WONDER/: Th new Ford G~=laxle is strictly Thunderbh-d in looks and luxu,'v... strictly Ford in size and savings-- yet it cost; oxfly $52 more thar~ the Yairlaae 500. q ~~ IT'S THE WORLD S MOST " IT'S BUILT FOR SAVINGSl BEAUTIFULLY PROPORTIONED CARl 59 Fords are priced lowest of d~e be~t sellers: Classical styling that won the Gold Medal of They save you up to $40 a year (m ~as . . np the Comit6 Firanqais de l'El6gance at the to $I5 a year on oil. And Ford's new Diamond Brussels World's Fair has also Won the heart,~ Lustre F].nish never needs waxing[ of America [ And Ford's Thunderbixd-inspired beamy will stay beautiful. IT'S BUILT TO LAST! IT'S BUILT FOR PEOPLE! Ford is as easy to live with as it is to Io,k at. Doors are wider. Ther,e's .full-depth cushioning on a,ery seat. E, vnyon~ has a roof over his head. Ford's aluminized mufflers ~dll last up to twice as long. And Ford's husky, wide- contoured flame surrolmfls you ~ith safety. Come in for Yord's fu//value story. Come in for o free copy of the co/or- illustrated book/el, ".WaBo. Wages L/v/ " THE WORL.D'~ MO~T-DKAUTIFUI,,I- PROPORTIONED GAR~ F.D,A.Ir~ I I !:!! !i:i ::!i:i! :! ):, q!,